Digital Cameras

City funding for body cameras on track – Lawrence Journal World

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Though potential funding is in place to purchase body cameras for the Lawrence Police Department, exactly how and when the cameras would be used has not been determined. The cost to get the program started would be more than half a million dollars, and it is currently included in the city’s 2018 budget. Mayor Leslie Soden said she is happy to support the funding request because she thinks body cameras…

The Latest: Israeli media: Cameras may secure holy site – WBRC FOX6 News – WBRC.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) – The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Israeli media reports high resolution cameras placed around Jerusalem’s Old City walls could replace the metal detectors that sparked Muslim outrage after they were set outside entrances to a major shrine. Channel 2 TV reported Monday the sophisticated cameras can detect concealed objects. Israel’s security…

Jerusalem: Israel installs security cameras near holy site – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Media captionJerusalem holy site security row explained Israel has placed CCTV cameras near an entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem as tensions over security measures there continue. Metal detectors installed after two Israeli policemen were killed have sparked protests by Palestinians. It remains unclear if the metal detectors will be removed. Tensions over the site, known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as the Temple Mount, have…

How ‘Dunkirk’ Took Imax Cameras Where They’d Never Gone Before – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, July 24, 2017

In re-creating the historic evacuation of more than 330,000 British and Allied soldiers from the beaches at Dunkirk during World War II, helmer Christopher Nolan wanted “viewers to feel the stress and pressure and the relentlessness of the situation,” explains cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema, who helped the director create that first-hand experience in the air, on land and at sea. He and Nolan even found themselves shooting on board an…

Israel Installs Cameras at Holy Site Amid Flaring Tensions With Muslim Worshipers – NBCNews.com

Sunday, July 23, 2017

JERUSALEM — Israel installed security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as officials began indicating that they were considering “alternatives” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. Israel set up the new security measures last week after Arab gunmen opened fire from the shrine, killing two Israeli policemen. It said they…

How ‘Dunkirk’ Took Imax Cameras Where They’d Never Gone Before – Hollywood Reporter

Sunday, July 23, 2017

In re-creating the historic evacuation of more than 330,000 British and Allied soldiers from the beaches at Dunkirk during World War II, helmer Christopher Nolan wanted “viewers to feel the stress and pressure and the relentlessness of the situation,” explains cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema, who helped the director create that first-hand experience in the air, on land and at sea. He and Nolan even found themselves shooting on board an…

Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Israel set up new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as officials consider alternatives to recently installed metal detectors that set off a weekend of violence and prompted the Palestinian president to declare a severing of ties. Israel set up the metal detectors last week after Arab gunmen opened fire from the shrine, killing two Israeli policemen. It said they were a necessary measure…

Israel installs security cameras at Jerusalem holy site following violence – New York Post

Sunday, July 23, 2017

JERUSALEM — Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering “alternatives” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. Israel set up the new security measures last week after Arab gunmen opened fire from the shrine, killing two Israeli policemen. It said they…

The Latest: Israel installs new cameras at Jerusalem site – ABC News

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Israel has installed new security cameras at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site. The cameras were spotted Sunday as Israel said it was considering an “alternative” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence. Israel set up the new security measures last week after Arab gunmen opened fire from the…

Officers, turn on your body cameras – Washington Post

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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The failure of police body cameras – Vox – Vox

Friday, July 21, 2017

When he saw the video of the police shooting, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters — a Republican known for his “tough on crime” views — did not hold back. “This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a police officer make,” Deters said. “It’s an absolute tragedy in 2015 that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless.” The video, from a body camera University of Cincinnati police…

The failure of police body cameras – Vox

Friday, July 21, 2017

When he saw the video of the police shooting, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters — a Republican known for his “tough on crime” views — did not hold back. “This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a police officer make,” Deters said. “It’s an absolute tragedy in 2015 that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless.” The video, from a body camera University of Cincinnati police…

King County sheriff to lobby for body cameras – The Seattle Times

Friday, July 21, 2017

At a community forum Wednesday night, King County sheriff John Urquhart said he planned to lobby for body cameras. Urquhart’s comment came during a public gathering in Seattle on the fatal shooting of Tommy Le, 20, by a King County sheriff’s deputy in Burien on June 13. Sheriff’s deputies said they thought Le was carrying a knife when he was shot. The sheriff’s office later said he had been holding…

Editorial: Body cameras must be on when needed – Buffalo News

Friday, July 21, 2017

What happened in Minneapolis is what many observers feared once police were required to wear body cameras: At a critical moment, the cameras were never turned on. An officer fatally shot a woman who had called police for help. His body camera and his partner’s, for reasons that remain unexplained, were inactive. It’s not the first time this has happened. In Chicago and Los Angeles, cameras were off when fatal…

Minnesota shooting shows underuse of police body cameras – The Denver Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Police and protesters heralded the arrival of the body camera as a critical window into officers’ everyday activities after the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. But as the killing of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis officer over the weekend showed, the technology depends on officers turning on their devices. And often they don’t do so. Officer Mohamed Noor fatally shot 40-year-old Justine Damond on Saturday night while responding…

King County sheriff to lobby for body cameras – Seattle Times

Friday, July 21, 2017

At a community forum Wednesday night, King County sheriff John Urquhart said he planned to lobby for body cameras. Urquhart’s comment came during a public gathering in Seattle on the fatal shooting of Tommy Le, 20, by a King County sheriff’s deputy in Burien on June 13. Sheriff’s deputies said they thought Le was carrying a knife when he was shot. The sheriff’s office later said he had been holding…

Moto Z2 Force leak suggests dual cameras, thinner 5.5-inch design – ZDNet

Friday, July 21, 2017

(Image: VentureBeat/Evleaks) Lenovo-owned Motorola plans to launch a flagship-class smartphone, the Moto Z2 Force, at its product unveiling on July 25 in New York City, according to VentureBeat. Set to follow the Z2 Play that Motorola launched in June, the Z2 Force will pack a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED OLED display with a 1440p resolution. The Z2 Force is like the 2016 version, with a slim design and support for Moto…

Trinidad Express Newspapers: News | No cameras during Rowley … – Trinidad & Tobago Express

Friday, July 21, 2017

Share: Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn The 360-degree camera captured this image of Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar shaking hands with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley upon her arrival at Parliament on Tuesday. 360 degree camera sample A press release…

Minnesota shooting shows police body cameras not used enough – ABC News

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Police and protesters heralded the arrival of the body camera as a critical window into officers’ everyday activities after the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. But as the killing of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis officer over the weekend showed, the technology depends on officers turning on their devices. And often they don’t do so. Officer Mohamed Noor fatally shot 40-year-old Justine Damond on Saturday night while responding to an…