Digital Cameras

Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge – The Verge

Thursday, September 21, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…

Avoiding Cameras While Training the Lens on Food – New York Times

Thursday, September 21, 2017

This solves one of the main problems that restaurants used to have in the days when “old” media was the only game in town: How do you keep people talking about your place after the initial buzz dies down? Photo With so many diners photographing their food these days, Mr. Wells said, restaurants have adapted their lighting, and he can snap pictures for work without standing out. Credit Sasha Maslov…

St. Louis approves police body cameras ahead of more protests – Reuters

Thursday, September 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year as the city prepares for a sixth night of protests after a white former police officer was acquitted of killing a black man. The city’s Board of Estimate and Apportionment voted 3-0 to have Axon Enterprise Inc, a police body camera company, supply its 1,200 officers with free software, hardware…

Planning to buy a DSLR camera? Here’s a crash course on the types and lenses – Economic Times

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Even though smartphone cameras are getting better every day, they can’t overcome the laws of physics. The most basic Digital SLR will still be several notches better than the most advanced smartphone. ET gives you a crash course in types of DSLR cameras, what kind of lenses to use as well as software modifications. ENTRY LEVEL VS PRO DSLRS When looking for a DSLR, you should know that prices start…

Planning to buy a DSLR camera? Here’s a crash course on the types and lenses – Economic Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Even though smartphone cameras are getting better every day, they can’t overcome the laws of physics. The most basic Digital SLR will still be several notches better than the most advanced smartphone. ET gives you a crash course in types of DSLR cameras, what kind of lenses to use as well as software modifications. ENTRY LEVEL VS PRO DSLRS When looking for a DSLR, you should know that prices start…

Cameras in the classroom to crack down on Nepal’s ‘ghost schools’ – Financial Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Lawmaker looks into DC speed cameras that rake in big bucks – WTOP

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — A D.C. lawmaker is investigating why some speed cameras in the District consistently rake in huge amounts of cash, saying many residents have complained to her that certain areas are simply speed traps. In a letter to Jeff Marootian, the interim director of the District Department of Transportation, D.C. Council member Mary Cheh said she wants to “ensure that speed limits are appropriate and that drivers are given…

Cameras in the classroom to crack down on Nepal’s ‘ghost schools’ – Financial Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Planning to buy a DSLR camera? Here’s a crash course on the … – Economic Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Even though smartphone cameras are getting better every day, they can’t overcome the laws of physics. The most basic Digital SLR will still be several notches better than the most advanced smartphone. ET gives you a crash course in types of DSLR cameras, what kind of lenses to use as well as software modifications. ENTRY LEVEL VS PRO DSLRS When looking for a DSLR, you should know that prices start…

Cameras in the classroom to crack down on Nepal’s ‘ghost schools’ – Financial Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Close Financial Times International Edition

Planning to buy a DSLR camera? Here’s a crash course on the types and lenses – Economic Times

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Even though smartphone cameras are getting better every day, they can’t overcome the laws of physics. The most basic Digital SLR will still be several notches better than the most advanced smartphone. ET gives you a crash course in types of DSLR cameras, what kind of lenses to use as well as software modifications. ENTRY LEVEL VS PRO DSLRS When looking for a DSLR, you should know that prices start…

Audit Reveals How Mpls. Police Are Using Body Cameras – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A City of Minneapolis audit of the police department’s Body Worn Camera Program, released Tuesday, found room for improvement. The program came under scrutiny after Justine Damond was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in July. None of the officers on scene had their cameras turned on. Shortly after, new Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo changed the policy to require officers to turn on their cameras for every…

Council member: Mpls. cops aren’t using body cameras often … – Minnesota Public Radio News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Listen Story audio 4min 4sec A Minneapolis City Council member says there are problems with how police officers are using body cameras. Linea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, said a report by the city internal auditor found that some officers don’t upload body-camera videos when they’re supposed to, and some officers don’t turn the cameras on at all during their shifts. Her remarks came as the city’s audit committee, which…

Shop owner asks for security cameras downtown – NEagle

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Downtown Hawley businesswoman Bernadette Madigan asked Hawley Council for security cameras on Main Avenue, after her shop was burglarized recently. By Peter BeckerManaging Editor HAWLEY – Downtown Hawley businesswoman Bernadette Madigan asked Hawley Council for security cameras on Main Avenue, after her shop was burglarized recently.She owns and operates B. Madigan Jewelry & Gifts, 324 Main Avenue. At the September 13th Council session, she said that…

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review: Record-Breaking Speed, Samsung-Beating Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

They have to be just a little bit jealous. The new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus stand in the shadow of the upcoming iPhone X, which sports a futuristic edge-to-edge screen and a new depth-sensing front camera that lets you unlock the handset with your face. But the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus aren’t mere consolation prizes to Apple’s spotlight-hogging flagship. They pack a ton of improvements, including the…

Council member: Mpls. cops aren’t using body cameras often enough – Minnesota Public Radio News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Minneapolis City Council member says there are problems with how police officers are using body cameras. Linea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, said a report by the city internal auditor found that some officers don’t upload body-camera videos when they’re supposed to, and some officers don’t turn the cameras on at all during their shifts. Her remarks came as the city’s audit committee, which she chairs, prepared to release…

LI Criminal Justice Students Undergo Hands-On Training With Police Body Cameras – CBS New York

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — In many cases, the footage from police cameras can be the only way to prove guilt or innocence, and the first hands-on crime analysis courses using body cams in the classroom are underway to study the phenomenon. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan had an exclusive look from Farmingdale State University Monday. The criminal justice students taking the courses are among the first in the country working with official…

Is It Time for Civilians to Start Wearing Their Own Body Cameras? – HowStuffWorks

Monday, September 18, 2017

These days, it’s become increasingly common for police officers to record interactions with the public using cameras they wear on their bodies. While current numbers are difficult to come by, a 2015 survey found that 19 percent of police departments across the United States were using body cameras, and another 77 percent had plans to do so. There’s growing evidence that wearing body cams benefits both police and the people…