Digital Cameras

Sanders welcomes cameras back to the White House briefing with a strategic monologue and letter from ‘Dylan’ – Washington Post

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Reporters came to Wednesday’s White House press briefing — the first since new communications director Anthony Scaramucci lifted a ban on TV cameras — armed with tough questions about President Trump’s Twitter campaign against his own attorney general and his decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military. So what did incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders do? She devoted the first six minutes of the…

TSA Requires a Separate Screening of Cameras in Airports Now – PetaPixel (blog)

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Bad news, photographers: your airport experience in the United States is now more tedious if you’re planning to carry a camera onto the plane. The TSA just announced that all electronics larger than a cell phone need to be placed into a bin for separate screening. The move is part of a rollout of “new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items.” If you’re bringing a camera bag or case onto…

Ohio Supreme Court strikes down restrictions on traffic cameras – Washington Times

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that enforcing traffic laws by camera is legal, rejecting an effort by the state to require that a police officer be present at the time of the offense for tickets to be valid. The 5-2 opinion strikes down a 2015 law that attempted to restrict localities’ rush to use traffic cameras for enforcement. Justice Patrick F. Fischer, writing the majority opinion, said cities and…

Jerusalem protests will continue until cameras and railings removed: Muslim cleric – New York Post

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. Ikrema Sabri, the head of the Supreme Islamic Committee, said that even after Israel removed metal detectors at the site more steps were required. He said mass prayer protests would continue until the gates of the compound were…

Film Your Greatest Hits (and Misses) With These Action Cams – WIRED

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

These high-quality 4K action cameras will survive nearly any extreme stunt, even if you don’t. 1. Garmin Virb Ultra 30 If you like to back up your brags with hard data, this is the hype cam for you. In addition to GPS, the Virb packs a barometer (for elevation), an accelerometer (for motion and g force), a gyroscope (for rotation), and a compass (for bearing). Collected stats can be overlaid…

Cooper signs bill to mount cameras on school buses – WRAL.com

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Greenville, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday signed a bill into law to help cut down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. Under the law, cameras mounted on school buses can take photos of drivers who ignore stop sign arms when buses are boarding students or letting them off. Drivers who violate the law will have to pay a fine. The fine for a first offense starts…

Cop cameras: Perry police now shooting video – Massillon Independent

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Officers started wearing cameras July 19 to assist with evidence gathering and safeguard them against false accusations. Steven M. Grazier IndeOnline.com staff writer @sgrazierINDE PERRY TWP.  Police officers are donning a new layer of protection as they take to the streets for patrols and for gathering evidence to solve crimes. It’s not typical protection in the form of additional body armor or weapons, but security that…

The Moto Z2 Force doubles the cameras, keeps the shatterproof screen, and is coming to every carrier – The Verge

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Motorola’s smartphone with the nearly indestructible screen is back — and now it’s on every major US carrier. Today the company is announcing the Moto Z2 Force, the successor to last year’s Verizon-exclusive Moto Z Force. It goes on sale August 10th and preorders begin today. The Moto Z2 Force is the closest thing to a flagship phone that Motorola has released this year, and it’s got all the hardware…

The Latest: Israeli police: Cameras don’t threaten privacy – Washington Post

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

JERUSALEM — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will continue to suspend security coordination with Israel until it returns the situation at a major Jerusalem shrine to how it was before the crisis over security measures there. Abbas told Palestinian leaders in Ramallah Tuesday there will be no…

Security cameras planned at two Port Townsend School District campuses – Peninsula Daily News

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend School District is planning to implement new security cameras on two of its campuses before school starts in September. The cameras will be set up within the next two weeks on the Blue Heron Middle School and Port Townsend High School campuses and will be fully functional before the start of the 2017-18 school year, according to Superintendent John Polm. The…

How ‘Smart’ Are the New Smart Cameras Israel Wants to Install Near the Temple Mount? – Haaretz

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Israel’s security cabinet decided to remove the metal detectors at the entrance to the Temple Mount that led to a wave of protests from Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank as well as the Arab world. The cabinet’s decision emphasized that the metal detectors would be replaced by technologically advanced security cameras. But how smart is the high-tech network of cameras that are to be…

Scaramucci says ‘TV cameras are back on’ at White House briefings – CNNMoney

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

After weeks of darkness, the cameras will roll once again in the White House press briefing room. New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday on Twitter that the “TV cameras are back on.” Scaramucci confirmed later in the day that his tweet meant that the White House will once again be allowing the press briefings to be televised. Related: Why not turn the White House cameras on? On…

Scaramucci says ‘TV cameras are back on’ at White House briefings – CNNMoney

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

After weeks of darkness, the cameras will roll once again in the White House press briefing room. New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday on Twitter that the “TV cameras are back on.” Scaramucci confirmed later in the day that his tweet meant that the White House will once again be allowing the press briefings to be televised. Related: Why not turn the White House cameras on? On…

Cameras come down along with metal detectors at Temple Mount – The Times of Israel

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Work crews removed advanced security cameras along with metal detectors installed outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem overnight Tuesday, in a bid to defuse rampant tensions that have set Jerusalem and the West Bank aflame in recent days. The security measures had been set up last week in the wake of a terror attack at the holy site on July 14 in which terrorists used guns stashed at the…

Hazelwood to equip police officers with body cameras – KMOV.com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hazelwood officials are preparing to equip many of their officers with body cameras.

Scaramucci says ‘TV cameras are back on’ at White House briefings – CNNMoney

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

After weeks of darkness, the cameras will roll once again in the White House press briefing room. New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday on Twitter that the “TV cameras are back on.” Scaramucci confirmed later in the day that his tweet meant that the White House will once again be allowing the press briefings to be televised. Related: Why not turn the White House cameras on? On…

San Diego Confronts Bad Data From Bike-Counting Cameras – KPBS

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

At the intersection of West Grape Street and Harbor Drive, on the edge of Waterfront Park, there are two cameras mounted next to the north- and south-facing stoplights. The cameras look unassuming, but they are busy gathering data that will help the city plan its future transportation network. Well, sort of. The cameras, made by the Santa Ana-based company Iteris, are equipped with patented technology that can count bicyclists and…

‘The TV cameras are back on,’ Scaramucci tweets. Here’s why that’s a smart move for Trump. – Washington Post

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci gestured toward press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday, the first day for both in their new jobs. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Anthony Scaramucci sure knows how to build anticipation. Asked on Friday whether he would reinstitute regular televised briefings, the new White House communications director said he would have to discuss the matter with President Trump and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who leads…