Digital Cameras

ZTE nubia Z17 mini give its own take on dual cameras – SlashGear – SlashGear

Monday, April 10, 2017

You know that dual cameras are the next big thing when even “budget friendly” smartphones start sporting two cameras on their backs. And decent ones at that! ZTE sub-brand nubia has just announced the nubia Z17 mini and while its specs and design might not completely impress, for its price you are promised an acceptable, though perhaps not superb, twin 13 megapixel shooters of your own in the tradition of…

Axon, formerly Taser International, offers a free year of body … – Baltimore Sun

Monday, April 10, 2017

Taser International, the company that manufactures stun guns and body cameras, announced this week that it was launching a program to provide free body cameras to “every police officer in America.” The company, now called Axon, said it will also provide supporting hardware, software, data storage, training, and support to police departments free of cost for one year. It’s unclear how the offer will affect the Baltimore City and Baltimore…

Swiss test wireless cameras to monitor newborns’ vital signs – AsiaOne

Monday, April 10, 2017

GENEVA – Swiss researchers said Monday they have developed a wireless camera system to monitor vital signs in premature babies, a move that could replace uncomfortable and highly inaccurate skin sensors. The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90 percent of cases, mainly set off by the baby’s movement. “This is a source of discomfort for the babies,…

Don Lindich’s Sound Advice: Using film lenses on digital camera – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monday, April 10, 2017

Q. Years ago I made the move from film to digital with a Canon digital SLR. I still have some excellent lenses from my film days, with an assortment of Pentax K and Olympus OM lenses. I would especially like to use my Olympus 300mm lens again. Do they make digital cameras for these lenses? — J.H., Wayzata, MN A. You can use…

Don Lindich’s Sound Advice: Using film lenses on digital camera – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monday, April 10, 2017

Q. Years ago I made the move from film to digital with a Canon digital SLR. I still have some excellent lenses from my film days, with an assortment of Pentax K and Olympus OM lenses. I would especially like to use my Olympus 300mm lens again. Do they make digital cameras for these lenses? — J.H., Wayzata, MN A. You can use…

Samsung reportedly ditches its entire digital camera division – TrustedReviews

Monday, April 10, 2017

Samsung might be making waves in the smartphone space, but it’s dropping out of another major product category. Despite being a serious player when it comes to TVs and tablets, the Korean manufacturer has struggled to establish itself in the dwindling digital camera market. Now, after more than a year of uncertainty, it’s been suggested that Samsung is pulling out of the digital camera space entirely. At least that’s according…

Police body cameras part of Dothan’s new integrated system … – Dothan Eagle

Monday, April 10, 2017

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ZTE nubia Z17 mini give its own take on dual cameras – SlashGear

Monday, April 10, 2017

You know that dual cameras are the next big thing when even “budget friendly” smartphones start sporting two cameras on their backs. And decent ones at that! ZTE sub-brand nubia has just announced the nubia Z17 mini and while its specs and design might not completely impress, for its price you are promised an acceptable, though perhaps not superb, twin 13 megapixel shooters of your own in the tradition of…

Don Lindich’s Sound Advice: Using film lenses on digital camera – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monday, April 10, 2017

Q. Years ago I made the move from film to digital with a Canon digital SLR. I still have some excellent lenses from my film days, with an assortment of Pentax K and Olympus OM lenses. I would especially like to use my Olympus 300mm lens again. Do they make digital cameras for these lenses? — J.H., Wayzata, MN A. You can use…

New York City has released its proposal to outfit police officers with body cameras – The Verge

Monday, April 10, 2017

After months of delays, the New York City Police Department issued its proposal to outfit its entire force with body cameras. Once approved by its court-appointed monitor, it will dictate how officers will be required to use the cameras. The proposal outlines when the cameras should be used, and how the resulting footage will be stored and accessed. The policy dictates that all cameras will be activated during “all enforcement…

Axon, formerly Taser International, offers a free year of body cameras – Baltimore Sun

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Taser International, the company that manufactures stun guns and body cameras, announced this week that it was launching a program to provide free body cameras to “every police officer in America.” The company, now called Axon, said it will also provide supporting hardware, software, data storage, training, and support to police departments free of cost for one year. It’s unclear how the offer will affect the Baltimore City and Baltimore…

NYPD ready to deploy 1200 body cameras – Albany Times Union

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Caption Close New York The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they’re being recorded. About 1,200 officers who work evening shifts will get the cameras starting at the end of the month. The pilot program was…

Free police body cameras: PR stunt or a step forward? – CBS News

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Axon International wants to give a body camera to every police officer in the U.S. — free of charge. If only it were that easy. Axon (AAXN), a maker of electrical weapons that until this week was called Taser International, is offering to provdide the cameras and related equipment, such as digital storage and docking stations, to police departments for a year at no cost. Company founder and CEO Rick…

New security cameras to be installed in parts of south St. Louis – KMOV.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

The driver of a pickup truck died following a crash with a Metro bus overnight.

Florida school custodian accused of placing cameras in bathrooms – Palm Beach Post

Saturday, April 08, 2017

According to the Gainesville Sun, authorities say that 34-year-old Roberteus Tampus Perez, of Cedar Key, has placed hidden cameras in two staff bathrooms at Chiefland Elementary School since 2016. Perez was caught after after a camera was found and police reviewed the camera’s footage. 

Unions threaten legal action against proposed NYPD body camera rules – Newsday

Saturday, April 08, 2017

The NYPD’s proposed rules on officers using body cameras, released Friday, quickly ran into a stiff head wind from some police unions that threatened imminent legal action to stop their implementation. The proposals governing the use of body cameras, set to roll out at the end of the month in the 34th Precinct in Manhattan’s Washington Heights, would mandate changes in the Patrol Guide, the bible of police procedures. Under…

NYPD to roll out proposed rules on body cameras – Newsday

Friday, April 07, 2017

NYPD officers using body cameras will tell members of the public they are being recorded — unless notification would impede an investigation or create a danger — under proposed rules being rolled out Friday governing use of the cameras. The rules, which have to be approved by a special federal court-appointed monitor, are planned to govern this year’s rollout of body cameras for officers in 20 precincts, totaling about 1,000…

Chesterfield police starts issuing body cameras – WWBT NBC12 News

Friday, April 07, 2017

This comes after more than two years of research, testing, and discussions with key stakeholders regarding body-worn cameras, police said.

NYPD to roll out proposed rules on body cameras-DO NOT USE – Newsday

Friday, April 07, 2017

NYPD officers using body cameras will tell members of the public they are being recorded — unless notification would impede an investigation or create a danger — under proposed rules being rolled out Friday governing use of the cameras. The rules, which have to be approved by a special federal court-appointed monitor, are planned to govern this year’s rollout of body cameras for officers in 20 precincts, totaling about 1,000…

Woodstock police adopt body-worn cameras – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Friday, April 07, 2017

The Body-Worn Camera Community Working Group, a panel of residents, businesses, youth, seniors, faith-based organizations and key government and service agencies, has been working with police on implementing the devices.