Digital Cameras

DSLR tips for beginners: how to use Shutter-priority mode – CNET

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Nikon and Sony uses “S” to depict Shutter-priority mode, while Canon and Pentax use “Tv”. Sarah Tew/CNET What it is It probably sounds obvious, but you use shutter-priority mode when you need to control shutter speed but don’t care (much) about aperture. You determine the shutter speed you want and the camera automatically adjusts the aperture to maintain the correct exposure. For more information about other cameras modes, check out…

Not guilty plea: Man accused in "cameras in locker room" case to stand trial – fox6now.com

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Karl Landt KENOSHA COUNTY (WITI) — 36-year-old Karl Landt — charged in connection with cameras found inside the women’s locker room at the RecPlex and Uline in Pleasant Prairie will stand trial in the case against him. Landt was in court on Wednesday, May 28th — when he waived his preliminary hearing on the 26 new charges filed against him — and the court determined there is enough evidence in…

Judge bars cameras in courtroom during Ed’s Tavern murder trial – Charlotte Observer

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

When the Kenan Gay trial opens, cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom, at least at the start. Superior Court Judge Forrest Bridges made the ruling as jury selection began Monday morning in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Gay faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with the March 2012 death of Robert “Rob” Kingston. Both men had been drinking that night at Ed’s Tavern, a Dilworth bar, when Kingston,…

Google’s Next Big Thing: Home Security Cameras? – Yahoo Tech

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Google could be taking another step into the smart home market with the latest target being a WiFi camera company that streams live footage of what’s happening in your home. Dropcam develops cameras that saves its footage to the cloud, allowing owners to check the recordings or view a live stream of what’s occurring in their home from anywhere. See our reporter Dan Tynan’s review of his Dropcam system here.)…

report on NOPD’s body cameras says police monitor has difficulty obtaining … – The Times-Picayune

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New Orleans police Superintendent Ronal Serpas has called his department’s fledgling program of officer-worn video cameras a “win-win” for those serving the public and citizens wanting more transparency from the NOPD. However, a new report from NPR indicates the program isn’t yet shining all the sunlight that was intended. Representatives of the Office of the Independent Police Monitor complained that the department has been slow to respond to public-records requests…

Google’s Next Big Thing: Home Security Cameras? – Yahoo Tech

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Google could be taking another step into the smart home market with the latest target being a WiFi camera company that streams live footage of what’s happening in your home. Dropcam develops cameras that saves its footage to the cloud, allowing owners to check the recordings or view a live stream of what’s occurring in their home from anywhere. See our reporter Dan Tynan’s review of his Dropcam system here.)…

report on NOPD’s body cameras says police monitor has difficulty obtaining … – The Times-Picayune

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

New Orleans police Superintendent Ronal Serpas has called his department’s fledgling program of officer-worn video cameras a “win-win” for those serving the public and citizens wanting more transparency from the NOPD. However, a new report from NPR indicates the program isn’t yet shining all the sunlight that was intended. Representatives of the Office of the Independent Police Monitor complained that the department has been slow to respond to public-records requests…

Judge bars cameras in courtroom during Ed’s Tavern death trial – Charlotte Observer

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

When the Kenan Gay trial opens, cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom, at least at the start. Superior Court Judge Forrest Bridges made the ruling as jury selection began Monday morning in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Gay faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with the March 2012 death of Robert “Rob” Kingston. Both men had been drinking that night at Ed’s Tavern, a Dilworth bar, when Kingston,…

Google’s Next Big Thing: Home Security Cameras? – Yahoo Tech

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Google could be taking another step into the smart home market with the latest target being a WiFi camera company that streams live footage of what’s happening in your home. Dropcam develops cameras that saves its footage to the cloud, allowing owners to check the recordings or view a live stream of what’s occurring in their home from anywhere. See our reporter Dan Tynan’s review of his Dropcam system here.)…

report on NOPD’s body cameras says police monitor has difficulty obtaining … – The Times-Picayune

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

New Orleans police Superintendent Ronal Serpas has called his department’s fledgling program of officer-worn video cameras a “win-win” for those serving the public and citizens wanting more transparency from the NOPD. However, a new report from NPR indicates the program isn’t yet shining all the sunlight that was intended. Representatives of the Office of the Independent Police Monitor complained that the department has been slow to respond to public-records requests…

Best DSLR for Beginners – NDTV

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Best DSLR for Beginners Date: May 26, 2014      Duration: 22:03 On this episode of Unboxed, we take a look at the best DSLR camera for beginners. We also take a look at Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy K Zoom and answer your queries on our new segment Quick Fix. Finally, we have some great options for you in case you are looking…

For-Profit Colleges Face Test; Expansion of Speed Cameras Stirs Debate – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

By Jacob Gershman CONNECT Associated Press Law Blog rounds up the morning’s news: For-profit college probes: Federal and state officials are conducting probes into for-profit colleges over concerns that schools are marketing career-training programs that lack proper accreditation for students in certain fields. [WSJ] Fear of courthouses: In a series of cases, immigrants have been questioned and detained in courthouses, eroding their willingness to participate in the judicial system, advocates…

‘Smart pills’ with chips, cameras and robotic parts raise legal, ethical questions – Washington Post

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Snodgrass — a 91-year-old retired schoolteacher who has been trying out the smart pills at the behest of her son, an employee at the company that makes the technology — is at the forefront of what many predict will be a revolution in medicine powered by miniature chips, sensors, cameras and robots with the ability to access, analyze and manipulate your body from the inside. As the size and cost…

Nikon Coolpix P530 Review – PhotographyBLOG (blog)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Buy a COOLPIX P530 Bridge Camera Buy a Coolpix P530 Black Digital Camera (16.1 MP, 42x Opt, SD/SDHC/SDXC Card Slot, 56 MB) Introduction The Coolpix P530 is Nikon’s latest super-zoom bridge camera addition to its Performance range of feature-packed Coolpix cameras. Replacing the Coolpix P520, the new camera boasts a 16.1MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with a sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 and Full HD 1080p video recording. Up front is…

‘Smart pills’ with chips, cameras and robotic parts raise legal, ethical questions – Washington Post

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Snodgrass — a 91-year-old retired schoolteacher who has been trying out the smart pills at the behest of her son, an employee at the company that makes the technology — is at the forefront of what many predict will be a revolution in medicine powered by miniature chips, sensors, cameras and robots with the ability to access, analyze and manipulate your body from the inside. As the size and cost…

Work begins on installing average speed cameras on A9 – BBC News

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

27 May 2014 Last updated at 10:34 Cameras will be installed at 27 sites in the £2.5m project Work has started on installing the equipment needed for a system of average cameras on a stretch of the A9 between Inverness and Perth. Columns, cameras and infrared lighting masts will be erected at 27 sites for the £2.5m…

Make a DIY Magnetic Mount for GoPro Cameras – Lifehacker

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The lightweight GoPro video camera can be mounted to your car or anywhere else to capture action shots. If what you need is a magnetic mount that you can attach to any metallic surface, Instructables user nlinventor has a cheap, DIY guide. Mount a GoPro Camera on Your Car for Vehicle POV ShootingMount a GoPro Camera on Your Car for Vehicle POV ShootingMount a GoPro Camera on Your Car for…

‘Smart pills’ with chips, cameras and robotic parts raise legal, ethical questions – Washington Post

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Snodgrass — a 91-year-old retired schoolteacher who has been trying out the smart pills at the behest of her son, an employee at the company that makes the technology — is at the forefront of what many predict will be a revolution in medicine powered by miniature chips, sensors, cameras and robots with the ability to access, analyze and manipulate your body from the inside. As the size and cost…

‘Smart pills’ with chips, cameras and robotic parts raise legal, ethical questions – Washington Post

Monday, May 26, 2014

Snodgrass — a 91-year-old retired schoolteacher who has been trying out the smart pills at the behest of her son, an employee at the company that makes the technology — is at the forefront of what many predict will be a revolution in medicine powered by miniature chips, sensors, cameras and robots with the ability to access, analyze and manipulate your body from the inside. As the size and cost…