Digital Cameras

New report: Traffic cameras only effective in certain areas – KWWL – Eastern … – kwwl.com

Saturday, March 22, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The nonprofit news organization IowaWatch analyzed several studies from across the nation and found traffic cameras do improve safety when they’re used to target a specific problem. According to officials in Cedar Rapids, that’s what the cameras there do. The cameras have been running in Cedar Rapids for about four years. Still, people have conflicting opinions. “There are a lot of situations where the speed cameras…

Blame the popularity of Twitch for the lack of PS4 cameras – Polygon

Friday, March 21, 2014

The reason it’s so hard to find the PlayStation 4’s camera is because Sony officials massively underestimated the demand that Twitch broadcasting from the console would create, PlayStation president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida told Polygon. “It was a total miscalculation by our marketing guys,” Yoshida said. To estimate the demand for a peripheral on a new console, he said, the team looked at which launch titles supported…

Rumored Amazon phone: Six cameras, summer launch? – CNET

Friday, March 21, 2014

Amazon’s smartphone is one rumor that refuses to die. (Credit: David Carnoy/CNET) Here we go again. New reports online today suggest that the long-rumored Amazon smartphone is finally close at hand. According to tech blog BGR, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted in a note to clients that “Amazon (US) will launch its own brand smartphone in 3-6 months, using the same hardware strategy as used for its e-reader and…

The Best Smartphone Cameras on the Market Right Now – TIME

Thursday, March 20, 2014

What’s the best way to compare camera quality in today’s top phones? By now, even most moms know that megapixels (MPs) aren’t everything. Sure, your old lady may not think in terms of sensor size, texture, and contrast, but she knows great photos when she sees them, and they’re not all coming from the 41-MP Lumia 1020. Like Mom, however, many of us still quietly assume megapixels are important, even…

Nikon launches D4S, D3300 DSLR cameras in India – IBNLive

Thursday, March 20, 2014

New Delhi: Japanese camera giant Nikon Corporation today said it expects 20 per cent growth in the digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera segment in India in 2014-15. “We expect a very steady growth in the coming year. We would expand with another 20 per cent growth,” Nikon India Managing Director Hiorshi Takashina told PTI. “This year, although the economy is slowing down, we would have very steady growth…

Nikon 1 V3 vs. Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Thursday, March 20, 2014

If you’re shopping for a small, high-performance camera that you can take pretty much anywhere, there are a slew of options. The contenders include the upcoming Samsung NX30 ($999) and the just-announced Nikon 1 V3 ($1,200), a mirrorless camera with a promised shooting speed of 20 frames per second. Because the Nikon isn’t out yet and the Samsung is just arriving in the U.S. market, it’s too soon to do…

Winston-Salem police hope to add more body cameras – myfox8.com

Thursday, March 20, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree wants to expand the use of body cameras to 95 more patrol officers. Monday night, Rountree and Sgt. LS Wright presented to members of the Public Safety Committee of the Winston-Salem. They want to add 190 additional cameras; two cameras per officer worth more than $600,000. “Not only for the cameras but also the cost of the storage included in it and…

Nikon D3300 and D4S DSLR cameras officially launched in India – NDTV

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Nikon on Wednesday announced the India launch of its new DX format camera, the Nikon D3300. The camera, which was already available via various channels in the country since the last week of February, is now available at Rs. 32,450 (only body), Rs. 37,950 (body and AF-S 18-55mm VRII kit lens) and Rs. 46,950 (body and AF-S 18-55mm VRII + AF-S 55-200mm VR Kit Lenses). In addition Nikon also announced…

Nikon 1 V3 vs. Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Thursday, March 20, 2014

If you’re shopping for a small, high-performance camera that you can take pretty much anywhere, there are a slew of options. The contenders include the upcoming Samsung NX30 ($999) and the just-announced Nikon 1 V3 ($1,200), a mirrorless camera with a promised shooting speed of 20 frames per second. Because the Nikon isn’t out yet and the Samsung is just arriving in the U.S. market, it’s too soon to do…

MTA to install cameras on rail cars – amNY

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Transit By DAN RIVOLI March 19, 2014 Advertisement “); document.write(”); Advertise here Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road will install cameras in hundreds of rail cars following a recommendation from the National Transportation Safety Board that was made after the fatal Bronx derailment, the MTA announced Wednesday. The rail agencies will put…

Fired bus driver’s boss speaks out, wants cameras – KRQE

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Related Content Kindergartner suspended for disturbing threats APS bus driver in court on child abuse charge DEA, Police bust drug operation linked to Cartel ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The boss of a school bus driver pulled over for road rage says there’s a way to avoid these kinds of problems: Put cameras on the bus. School districts around the country have them, but if you take a look inside Albuquerque Public School’s buses, you…

Nikon 1 V3 vs. Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

If you’re shopping for a small, high-performance camera that you can take pretty much anywhere, there are a slew of options. The contenders include the upcoming Samsung NX30 ($999) and the just-announced Nikon 1 V3 ($1,200), a mirrorless camera with a promised shooting speed of 20 frames per second. Because the Nikon isn’t out yet and the Samsung is just arriving in the U.S. market, it’s too soon to do…

Fired bus driver’s boss speaks out, wants cameras – KRQE

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Related Content Kindergartner suspended for disturbing threats APS bus driver in court on child abuse charge DEA, Police bust drug operation linked to Cartel ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The boss of a school bus driver pulled over for road rage says there’s a way to avoid these kinds of problems: Put cameras on the bus. School districts around the country have them, but if you take a look inside Albuquerque Public School’s buses, you…

Fired bus driver’s boss speaks out, wants cameras – KRQE

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Related Content Kindergartner suspended for disturbing threats APS bus driver in court on child abuse charge DEA, Police bust drug operation linked to Cartel ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The boss of a school bus driver pulled over for road rage says there’s a way to avoid these kinds of problems, put cameras on the bus. School districts around the country have them, but if you take a look inside Albuquerque Public School’s buses, you…

No freeway speed cameras for Windsor Heights – KCCI Des Moines

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Plans for speed cameras on Interstate 235 in Windsor Heights were officially scrapped Tuesday night. Click here to watch the report The city dropped its lawsuit against the Iowa Department of Transportation. The Des Moines suburb has been trying for more than a year to install fixed and mobile cameras, but state officials said no. Windsor Heights sued the department last year, claiming it had vague reasons for denying speed…

Winston-Salem police to increase use of body cameras – Winston-Salem Journal

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Be sure to smile the next time you talk to a Winston-Salem police officer. You may be on camera. The Winston-Salem Police Department is planning to step up its purchase of cameras worn on the body to replace its aging assembly of in-car camera systems. What do you think about police using cameras on their bodies? Police Chief Barry Rountree told city elected officials Monday that he wants to equip…

Officers’ body cameras raise privacy concerns – Yahoo News

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use. And some rank-and-file officers are worried the technology might ultimately be used to derail their careers if, for example, an errant comment about a superior is…

Police ‘body cameras’ raise concerns over privacy – The Times-Picayune

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use. The New Orleans Police Department announced in September 2013 that it would begin equipping officers with the body cameras this year. And some rank-and-file officers are worried…

Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera – CBS Local

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Grow your business smarter. Visit CBS New York’s Small Business Center. The sheer amount of digital cameras available on the market can be overwhelming. From the camera’s zoom capabilities to video options, there are so many different bells and whistles from which to choose. Are you looking for a simple point and shoot? Or something more high end? Below are some tips to consider before making your next big…

Officers’ body cameras raise privacy concerns – Yahoo News

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use. And some rank-and-file officers are worried the technology might ultimately be used to derail their careers if, for example, an errant comment about a superior is…