Digital Cameras

Nikon Crop Factor: The Difference Between FX and DX Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

One of the first things you’ll encounter when buying a Nikon DSLR or Nikkor lens is the distinction between FX and DX models. In short: FX-format gear costs more, tends to deliver higher quality images and captures wider-angle photos. That’s mainly because FX sensors are 136 percent larger than DX sensors. Credit: David Becker/GettyIt’s not surprising that a bigger chip could cost more and provide better quality. But what’s this…

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras – San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras By Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle February 27, 2017 Updated: February 27, 2017 9:38pm ‘); } Every San Francisco driver has thought about it in this congested, hectic city where scoring easy parking is rarer than a sunny day in July. It’s OK to double-park in the bus stop to fetch your dry cleaning or pull over in a transit-only lane right, right?…

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras – San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras By Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle February 27, 2017 Updated: February 27, 2017 9:38pm ‘); } Every San Francisco driver has thought about it in this congested, hectic city where scoring easy parking is rarer than a sunny day in July. It’s OK to double-park in the bus stop to fetch your dry cleaning or pull over in a transit-only lane right, right?…

Delaware County sheriff’s office embraces body cameras – Columbus Dispatch

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch @DeanNarciso DELAWARE — Holding a knife to his throat, the man kneels in the grass when Delaware County deputy sheriffs surround him. Calmly, one of the officers repeats, “Steven, please put the knife down. We’re just here to talk.” The deputy, wearing a body camera, records the man’s every move. Eventually, he tosses down the knife. He is handcuffed and taken away for…

Delaware County sheriff’s office embraces body cameras – Columbus Dispatch

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch @DeanNarciso DELAWARE — Holding a knife to his throat, the man kneels in the grass when Delaware County deputy sheriffs surround him. Calmly, one of the officers repeats, “Steven, please put the knife down. We’re just here to talk.” The deputy, wearing a body camera, records the man’s every move. Eventually, he tosses down the knife. He is handcuffed and taken away for…

Magna man arrested after allegedly hiding cameras in St. George home – fox13now.com

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

SAINT GEORGE, Utah — A Magna man was arrested on Saturday by police after allegedly hiding cameras in a St. George home. James Larsen, 39, faces charges of three counts of child pornography, a class of voyeurism and a third-degree felony of voyeurism. Police said investigators were called to a home on Caledonia Dunes Dr. in St. George after the residences of the home found two hidden cameras in an upstairs…

Magna man arrested after allegedly hiding cameras in St. George home – fox13now.com

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

SAINT GEORGE, Utah — A Magna man was arrested on Saturday by police after allegedly hiding cameras in a St. George home. James Larsen, 39, faces charges of three counts of child pornography, a class of voyeurism and a third-degree felony of voyeurism. Police said investigators were called to a home on Caledonia Dunes Dr. in St. George after the residences of the home found two hidden cameras in an upstairs…

Nikon Crop Factor: The Difference Between FX and DX Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

One of the first things you’ll encounter when buying a Nikon DSLR or Nikkor lens is the distinction between FX and DX models. In short: FX-format gear costs more, tends to deliver higher quality images and captures wider-angle photos. That’s mainly because FX sensors are 136 percent larger than DX sensors. Credit: David Becker/GettyIt’s not surprising that a bigger chip could cost more and provide better quality. But what’s this…

Police Forget To Turn On Body Cameras. Can Taser’s Connected Holster Fix That? – Fast Company

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

To ensure accountability during police encounters, Axon, Taser’s police body camera division, has announced a small sensor for gun holsters that can detect when a gun is drawn and automatically activate all nearby cameras. The sensor, Signal Sidearm, is part of a suite of products aimed at reducing the possibility that officers will fail to or forget to switch on their cameras during encounters with the public. Last year in…

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras – San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras By Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle February 27, 2017 Updated: February 27, 2017 9:38pm ‘); } Every San Francisco driver has thought about it in this congested, hectic city where scoring easy parking is rarer than a sunny day in July. It’s OK to double-park in the bus stop to fetch your dry cleaning or pull over in a transit-only lane right, right?…

MGCOOL Cam 360 action camera review – The Gadgeteer

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Typically, the videos we capture stimulate our eyes and ears and that’s usually as far as it goes. But with cameras like the MGCOOL 360, watching videos captured with this camera can be an interactive activity rather than a passive one. MGCOOL is Elephone’s newly-established sub-brand covering sports cameras, intelligent wearable devices, and other gadgets. Their flagship products are sports cameras and 360 degree cameras. The MGCOOL 360 is a camera…

Delaware County sheriff’s office embraces body cameras – Columbus Dispatch

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch @DeanNarciso DELAWARE — Holding a knife to his throat, the man kneels in the grass when Delaware County deputy sheriffs surround him. Calmly, one of the officers repeats, “Steven, please put the knife down. We’re just here to talk.” The deputy, wearing a body camera, records the man’s every move. Eventually, he tosses down the knife. He is handcuffed and taken away for…

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras – San Francisco Chronicle

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Parking scofflaws can’t escape Muni bus cameras By Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle February 27, 2017 Updated: February 27, 2017 9:38pm ‘); } Every San Francisco driver has thought about it in this congested, hectic city where scoring easy parking is rarer than a sunny day in July. It’s OK to double-park in the bus stop to fetch your dry cleaning or pull over in a transit-only lane right, right?…

Urbana council hears benefits of body cameras for police – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

URBANA — The executive director of a people- and policy-focused nonprofit organization told the Urbana City Council that the use of body cameras on city police officers would benefit the community. “This is considered, when used properly, a best practice,” said Todd Lawrence Belcore of Chicago Social Change. “People act better when they are on camera. It relieves administrative burden, it helps cops to be…

Delaware County sheriff’s office embraces body cameras – Columbus Dispatch

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch @DeanNarciso DELAWARE — Holding a knife to his throat, the man kneels in the grass when Delaware County deputy sheriffs surround him. Calmly, one of the officers repeats, “Steven, please put the knife down. We’re just here to talk.” The deputy, wearing a body camera, records the man’s every move. Eventually, he tosses down the knife. He is handcuffed and taken away for…

FAU prof: Police, critics like body cameras for different reasons – Palm Beach Post

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The shooting “certainly accelerated the process” of getting body cams, Stormes said. The city commission passed a law a month later that put the cameras in use in July 2016, at a first-year cost of $262,000, and $153,931 a year after that, he said.

ZTE’s low-cost Blade V8 Mini comes with dual cameras – Engadget

Monday, February 27, 2017

Between the two low-cost handsets, the Mini is the slightly more premium. While they both run Android Nougat, sport 5-inch HD displays and pack octa-core processors, the Mini uses a Qualcomm-branded chip while the Lite has a Mediatek version. The Mini comes with a dual camera setup on its rear, while the Lite only has a solo 8-megapixel camera on its back. Both phones felt surprisingly comfortable to hold, thanks…

Way too many people make the same dangerous mistake with fancy cameras – Yahoo Finance

Monday, February 27, 2017

(How not to take a picture ever.Eldar Nurkovic/Shutterstock) Any professional photographer can instantly tell what the person in this picture is doing wrong. Can you? Hint: look at the camera strap. The quickest way to tell an amateur with a fancy DSLR from a pro before they even begin shooting is to watch where they hang their strap. When I was just a baby photographer in college, I hung my…

CMPD request looks for big expansion of body-worn cameras – WBTV

Monday, February 27, 2017

The wreck, leaving one SUV overturned, happened around 1:20 p.m. on Freedom Drive at Camp Greene Street. 

ZTE’s low-cost Blade V8 Mini comes with dual cameras – Engadget – Engadget

Monday, February 27, 2017

Between the two low-cost handsets, the Mini is the slightly more premium. While they both run Android Nougat, sport 5-inch HD displays and pack octa-core processors, the Mini uses a Qualcomm-branded chip while the Lite has a Mediatek version. The Mini comes with a dual camera setup on its rear, while the Lite only has a solo 8-megapixel camera on its back. Both phones felt surprisingly comfortable to hold, thanks…