Digital Cameras

CMPD request looks for big expansion of body-worn cameras – WBTV

Monday, February 27, 2017

The wreck, leaving one SUV overturned, happened around 1:20 p.m. on Freedom Drive at Camp Greene Street. 

ZTE’s low-cost Blade V8 Mini comes with dual cameras – Engadget – Engadget

Monday, February 27, 2017

Between the two low-cost handsets, the Mini is the slightly more premium. While they both run Android Nougat, sport 5-inch HD displays and pack octa-core processors, the Mini uses a Qualcomm-branded chip while the Lite has a Mediatek version. The Mini comes with a dual camera setup on its rear, while the Lite only has a solo 8-megapixel camera on its back. Both phones felt surprisingly comfortable to hold, thanks…

ZTE’s low-cost Blade V8 Mini comes with dual cameras – Engadget

Monday, February 27, 2017

Between the two low-cost handsets, the Mini is the slightly more premium. While they both run Android Nougat, sport 5-inch HD displays and pack octa-core processors, the Mini uses a Qualcomm-branded chip while the Lite has a Mediatek version. The Mini comes with a dual camera setup on its rear, while the Lite only has a solo 8-megapixel camera on its back. Both phones felt surprisingly comfortable to hold, thanks…

Warwick police to use body cameras starting April 1 – The Recorder

Monday, February 27, 2017

WARWICK — Thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), Warwick’s police officers will see a new addition to their uniforms: body-worn cameras. According to Town Coordinator David Young, after applying for a grant through MIIA in November, the Warwick Police Department was given a grant for $8,460. The grant supported the purchase of four body-worn cameras and one dash camera for a police cruiser. Warwick…

Noble Wray’s prescription for police: Use cameras, listen more – Madison.com

Monday, February 27, 2017

Outgoing Madison Police Chief Noble Wray, right, is congratulated by Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney during a retirement celebration recognizing Wray’s 29 years with the department at the Madison Police Training Center in Madison Thursday, September 26, 2013.

MWC 2017: LG G6 announced with big screen, water resistance, and dual cameras – ZDNet

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Image: LG Today at MWC, LG officially announced the LG G6. Much has been hinted at over the past month and now we know all the details of the latest LG flagship. LG’s strategy this year was to post hints and partial details on the device. For example, LG gave ZDNet an exclusive image hinting at the artificial intelligence found in the device with other images showing a large display,…

Noble Wray’s prescription for police: Use cameras, listen more – Madison.com

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Outgoing Madison Police Chief Noble Wray, right, is congratulated by Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney during a retirement celebration recognizing Wray’s 29 years with the department at the Madison Police Training Center in Madison Thursday, September 26, 2013.

Huawei debuts P10 & P10 Plus smartphones with Leica cameras – SlashGear

Sunday, February 26, 2017

At Mobile World Congress 2017 today, China’s Huawei unveiled its latest pair of flagship smartphones in the form of the new P10 and P10 Plus. Along with a typical assortment of new features and specs, Huawei is once again making use of its partnership with camera maker Leica, as the P10 and P10 Plus feature some very impressive lenses and photography options.

Noble Wray’s prescription for police: Use cameras, listen more … – Madison.com

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Outgoing Madison Police Chief Noble Wray, right, is congratulated by Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney during a retirement celebration recognizing Wray’s 29 years with the department at the Madison Police Training Center in Madison Thursday, September 26, 2013.

Huawei debuts P10 & P10 smartphones with Leica cameras – SlashGear

Sunday, February 26, 2017

At Mobile World Congress 2017 today, China’s Huawei unveiled its latest pair of flagship smartphones in the form of the new P10 and P10 Plus. Along with a typical assortment of new features and specs, Huawei is once again making use of its partnership with camera maker Leica, as the P10 and P10 Plus feature some very impressive lenses and photography options.

PA bill seeks to hurt thieves who steal trail cameras – LancasterOnline

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Noble Wray’s prescription for police: Use cameras, listen more – Madison.com

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Outgoing Madison Police Chief Noble Wray, right, is congratulated by Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney during a retirement celebration recognizing Wray’s 29 years with the department at the Madison Police Training Center in Madison Thursday, September 26, 2013.

Youngstown News, Youngstown cameras aimed at interstates drive … – Youngstown Vindicator

Sunday, February 26, 2017

By David Skolnick | skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The city’s speeding-citation program has brought in nearly $1 million to the Youngstown Police Department since its implementation 18 months ago. But police officials say the bigger number is zero – as in no traffic fatalities on interstates in the city. Before the program started Aug. 18, 2015, up to three fatal accidents and several serious accidents occurred on city highways yearly, said police…

Youngstown cameras aimed at interstates drive accidents down, police revenue up – Youngstown Vindicator

Sunday, February 26, 2017

By David Skolnick | skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The city’s speeding-citation program has brought in nearly $1 million to the Youngstown Police Department since its implementation 18 months ago. But police officials say the bigger number is zero – as in no traffic fatalities on interstates in the city. Before the program started Aug. 18, 2015, up to three fatal accidents and several serious accidents occurred on city highways yearly, said police…

Pentax K-1 review – Digital Trends

Friday, February 24, 2017

Cameras with full-frame sensors are about as good as it gets for pure photo quality—other than medium format rigs for pros. Yet even though they’re all good to some degree, or better yet great, some are better than others. The long-awaited Pentax K-1 – the company’s first first full-frame (35mm) DSLR — bridges a gap in the Pentax lineup between the APS-C DSLR and medium-format cameras, and carries a decent…

Pentax K-1 shooters will soon have access to brighter high-end primes – Digital Trends

Friday, February 24, 2017

Ricoh launched its first full-frame Pentax K-1 last year but the lens choices only included eight options with f/2.8 apertures — that is about to change with two new f/1.4 primes. Pentax full-frame shooters will soon have more lens options to choose from. During the CP+ show in Tokyo this week, Ricoh displayed a prototype of a new 50mm lens, tentatively named the D FA50mm F1.4. The company is also…

How to Achieve the Perfect Bokeh (Background Blur) with a DSLR – Guiding Tech (blog)

Friday, February 24, 2017

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may have noticed every so often someone will upload photos on Facebook that just look absolutely magnificent. The subject is in crystal clear focus while everything behind it has a beautiful, dreamy blur that seems to enhance the photo. This is on purpose partly due to the technology and partly due to the photographer’s desire to draw your attention. The effect…

Nikon set to display prototype cameras — including never-released models – Digital Trends

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Old cameras make up a visual history of photography — but an upcoming display will feature prototypes that never actually made it to production. Old cameras create a visual history of the art and science of photography — but what about the cameras that never actually made it to production? As part of its 100-year-anniversary celebration, Nikon will be exhibiting about 40 camera prototypes, including models that never reached full production….

Metro-North moving forward with on-board cameras – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Buy Photo Passengers board a New York City-bound train at the White Plains station.(Photo: File photo by Matt Spillane/The Journal News)Buy Photo Metro-North is set to spend $7.8 million to outfit its rail cars with cameras. The spending was approved at Thursday’s MTA Board meeting and helps the railroad move toward compliance with a National Transportation Safety Board recommendation made after the 2013 Spuyten Duyvil crash that killed four and injured…