Digital Cameras

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Friday, November 07, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Weapons of Documentation: Taser Is Pushing Police Body Cameras, Wants To … – Forbes

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Taser International CEO Rick Smith modeling his company’s gear When Rick Smith is on an airplane and a seatmate asks him what he does for a living, he usually goes vague: “I sell industrial electronics.” He knows if he admits he is the founder and CEO of Taser International he’ll have to endure a flight trapped in a heated conversation about cavalier cops, cardiac deaths and some buddy or cousin…

Lytro Wants to Transform Its Futuristic Cameras Into Night Vision Goggles – Wired

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Lytro is a company that easily captures the imagination. Leveraging something called light field technology, it offers a kind of futuristic camera that lets you refocus pictures after you’ve already taken them. But for all the hype surrounding these cameras, they’ve never really taken off. That’s because, for most consumers, camera technology doesn’t matter as much as it once did. Smartphones have eaten into the territory once dominated by point-and-shoot…

Oh snap! Digital camera market in ‘free fall’ – CNBC

Thursday, November 06, 2014

When was the last time you snapped a picture with your digital camera? For many, the answer is “months” or “years”. Widespread usage of smartphone cameras is pushing point-and-shoot digital camera sales into a “free fall”, say analysts, and there’s little hope of a turnaround for the market. Digital camera shipments by Japanese manufactures plunged 32.5 percent on year to 3.96 million units in September,…

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Oh snap! Digital camera market in ‘free fall’ – CNBC

Thursday, November 06, 2014

When was the last time you snapped a picture with your digital camera? For many, the answer is “months” or “years”. Widespread usage of smartphone cameras is pushing point-and-shoot digital camera sales into a “free fall”, say analysts, and there’s little hope of a turnaround for the market. Digital camera shipments by Japanese manufactures plunged 32.5 percent on year to 3.96 million units in September,…

Dell to put depth-sensing 3D cameras in more Android, Windows devices – PCWorld

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Dell will bring virtual reality to more Windows and Android devices next year, replacing 2D cameras with depth-sensing 3D cameras. The depth-sensing camera is for more than just selfies and Skype videoconferencing. It is able to go deep inside images to track depth and provide information such as distance between objects. Dell later this month will introduce its first tablet, the Venue 8 7000, with such a camera, and more…

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Madison County deputies now using body cameras – The Huntsville Times – al.com

Thursday, November 06, 2014

MADISON COUNTY, Alabama — Madison County sheriff’s deputies have added a new piece of equipment to their uniforms. Sheriff Blake Dorning has announced all uniformed deputies will now wear Taser body cameras while on patrol. These front-worn devices record video and audio to assist in accountability and oversight. The cameras will act as eyes and ear for events that unfold. Deputies and investigators will use these recording as necessary for…

UNM car crimes up, confusion over cameras – KRQE News 13

Thursday, November 06, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Parking your car on a University of New Mexico-owned lot doesn’t always mean it and what’s inside are safe. Police say auto crimes on campus are up so far this year and security cameras aren’t exactly helping them find who’s behind it. “As a department, we do our best to patrol the lots, keep them secure the best we can,” Lt. Tim Stump with UNM Police said. It’s…

Issue 35: Cleveland’s traffic/speed cameras to be removed – WKYC-TV

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014: Cleveland residents have voted to eliminate the city’s traffic cameras. WKYC’s Will Ujek has the story. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more daily news updates. WKYC-TV

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Issue 35: Cleveland’s traffic/speed cameras to be removed – WKYC-TV

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014: Cleveland residents have voted to eliminate the city’s traffic cameras. WKYC’s Will Ujek has the story. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more daily news updates. WKYC-TV

LAPD moves one step closer to on-body cameras for officers – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

After months of testing, Los Angeles police officials have picked the company they would like to use to outfit hundreds of officers with on-body cameras. It remains unclear when officers will start to use the cameras — no contract has been signed and the department has yet to draft a policy on the use of the equipment — but the LAPD’s decision to use Taser International as its vendor marks the…

How to use back button focus on your dSLR – CNET

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Did you know you don’t have to half-press the shutter button to focus? Here is an introduction to the brave new world of back button focus. What is it? The magic AF-On button. Lexy Savvides/CNET Normally, photographers learn to half-press the shutter button on their dSLR to find focus, and then fully press the button to take the photo. Back button focus frees up the shutter button to serve just…

Issue 35: Cleveland’s traffic/speed cameras to be removed – WKYC-TV

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014: Cleveland residents have voted to eliminate the city’s traffic cameras. WKYC’s Will Ujek has the story. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more daily news updates. WKYC-TV

Netgear’s Arlo wireless security cameras to be the foundation of a new smart … – TechHive

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Batteries, magnets, and the Internet of Things are the hot new trends in wireless security cameras. Like the Homeboy camera I wrote about a couple weeks back, Netgear’s new Arlo cameras eliminate the need for power cords, stick to their mounts with the aid of strong magnets, and can trigger other networked devices, such as lights. Unlike Homeboy, Arlo records its video clips in 720p resolution. I haven’t laid hands…

Issue 35: Cleveland’s traffic/speed cameras to be removed – WKYC-TV

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014: Cleveland residents have voted to eliminate the city’s traffic cameras. WKYC’s Will Ujek has the story. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more daily news updates. WKYC-TV

Slow down: New traffic cameras go online in DC today – Washington Post (blog)

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

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