Digital Cameras

Humpback whales show off for the cameras for an hour – KCCI Des Moines

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A trio of fishermen spent an unforgettable and intimate hour with a pair of humpback whales who frolicked around their boat. Nathan Bajada, Chris Yu and Ben Sandman released the complete footage of an encounter they had with the “gentle giants” off the Gosford coast in August. Bajada told the Daily Telegraph they were 10 nautical miles (18km) from the Central Coast. The pod of humpbacks was breaching around their…

Cleveland police will test use of body cameras at off-duty security gigs – cleveland.com

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland plans to test out the use of body-worn cameras for police officers who work off-duty security details. The pilot program, the details of which are still being fleshed out, comes after the team monitoring the city’s progress under a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department pointed out what it saw as flaws with the city’s body camera policy. Namely, that the city does not require officers…

Watch live cameras as epic late-season storm dumps snow on Northeast – Palm Beach Post (blog)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

An epic late-season winter storm is dumping what may be up to 2 feet of snow in some areas of the Northeast, including New York. See photo gallery of winter storm hitting Northeast The dangerous late-season nor’easter has 10 states under a winter storm warning this morning with threats of paralyzing snow from Virginia to Maine, coastal flooding and gale-force winds. But you can watch it live from the safety…

PowerShot with a new engine – The Straits Times

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

With sales of compact cameras flailing in recent years, manufacturers started to dig through their bags of tricks to up the ante. Sony was first with the RX100, which housed a one-inch sensor and that took off to a roaring success. Other camera makers started to follow suit. Canon’s PowerShot series has always been a mainstay in its compact line-up, providing mid-level to high-end features in a small package. When…

Luxembourg government reveals costs of speed cameras – Luxemburger Wort – English Edition

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

(sth) – Luxembourg’s speed cameras cost more than 13 million euros to the government in 2016, it has been revealed by Infrastructure Minister Bausch in an answer to a parliamentary question by Green MP Josée Lorsché. The speed cameras in Luxembourg have been operational from March 16, 2016, thus approaching their one year anniversary. In 2016, the cameras flashed 845 times per day on average, causing fines of between 49…

Kellyanne Conway: We Can be Watched by ‘Microwaves That Turn Into Cameras’ – Gizmodo

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Image: Screengrab via northjersey.com Kellyanne Conway, on a couch littered with embroidered throw pillows, told Bergen Record columnist Mike Kelly that we can all be surveilled by “microwaves that turn into cameras.” This, according to one of Trump’s most distinguished fabulists, is “just a fact of modern life.” Pardon me while I have an aneurysm. Advertisement The quote itself is laughable. No such piece of tech exists, because why would…

Humpback whales show off for the cameras for an hour – KETV Omaha

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A trio of fishermen spent an unforgettable and intimate hour with a pair of humpback whales who frolicked around their boat. Nathan Bajada, Chris Yu and Ben Sandman released the complete footage of an encounter they had with the “gentle giants” off the Gosford coast in August. Bajada told the Daily Telegraph they were 10 nautical miles (18km) from the Central Coast. The pod of humpbacks was breaching around their…

Humpback whales show off for the cameras for an hour – WVTM13

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A trio of fishermen spent an unforgettable and intimate hour with a pair of humpback whales who frolicked around their boat. Nathan Bajada, Chris Yu and Ben Sandman released the complete footage of an encounter they had with the “gentle giants” off the Gosford coast in August. Bajada told the Daily Telegraph they were 10 nautical miles (18km) from the Central Coast. The pod of humpbacks was breaching around their…

Dems back body cameras for ICE agents – The Hill

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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ETSU eagle cameras show first new baby eagle of the season | WJHL – WJHL

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

BLUFF CITY, TN (WJHL-TV) – Early bird watchers tuned in to the East Tennessee State University’s eagle cameras got a special treat this morning. The first eagle chick hatched early this morning, and thanks to infrared technology on the ETSU eagle cams, people looking in were able to see the hatching of the first of what hopefully will be four baby eagles. “Someone watching at 4:44 am, we have infrared on…

Chinese Police Dogs Are Now Using VR Cameras To Protect And … – UploadVR

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Police dog’s trained noses means that no smells slip past them. Now, with the help of VR, they can be the force’s all-seeing eyes too. Beijing police have started fitting their dogs with 360 degree cameras, China News is reporting. Attached to a special harness and sitting on the dog’s back, these cameras capture a panoramic view of everything happening around them. That means dogs won’t just be able to detect…

Police body cameras make gains in popularity, but transparency is up for debate – Beach Reporter

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Manhattan Beach police Sgt. Tim Zins remembers the night officers were called to a restaurant where some patrons refused to pay. The group of about 10 people told the manager they didn’t like the meal, and became more upset when the police arrived. “They were yelling at me and the other officer,” Zins recalled. “I said, ‘Just to let you know, everything you’re saying and everything you’re doing is being…

Kellyanne Conway: We Can be Watched by ‘Microwaves That Turn Into Cameras’ – Gizmodo

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Image: Screengrab via northjersey.com Kellyanne Conway, on a couch littered with embroidered throw pillows, told Bergen Record columnist Mike Kelly that we can all be surveilled by “microwaves that turn into cameras.” This, according to one of Trump’s most distinguished fabulists, is “just a fact of modern life.” Pardon me while I have an aneurysm. Advertisement The quote itself is laughable. No such piece of tech exists, because why would…

Democrats demand body cameras on deportation officers – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The ICE Body Camera Act, from Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., would require all Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to wear body cameras soon after her bill becomes law.

Chinese Police Dogs Are Now Using VR Cameras To Protect And Serve – UploadVR

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Police dog’s trained noses means that no smells slip past them. Now, with the help of VR, they can be the force’s all-seeing eyes too. Beijing police have started fitting their dogs with 360 degree cameras, China News is reporting. Attached to a special harness and sitting on the dog’s back, these cameras capture a panoramic view of everything happening around them. That means dogs won’t just be able to detect…

ETSU eagle cameras show first new baby eagle of the season – WJHL

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

BLUFF CITY, TN (WJHL-TV) – Early bird watchers tuned in to the East Tennessee State University’s eagle cameras got a special treat this morning. The first eagle chick hatched early this morning, and thanks to infrared technology on the ETSU eagle cams, people looking in were able to see the hatching of the first of what hopefully will be four baby eagles. “Someone watching at 4:44 am, we have infrared on…

Kellyanne Conway: We Can be Watched by ‘Microwaves That Turn Into Cameras’ – Gizmodo

Monday, March 13, 2017

Image: Screengrab via northjersey.com Kellyanne Conway, on a couch littered with embroidered throw pillows, told Bergen Record columnist Mike Kelly that we can all be surveilled by “microwaves that turn into cameras.” This, according to one of Trump’s most distinguished fabulists, is “just a fact of modern life.” Pardon me while I have an aneurysm. Advertisement The quote itself is laughable. No such piece of tech exists, because why would…

How about Leica Cameras – DailyTech

Monday, March 13, 2017

. The Leica popularized 35 mm film with emphasis on mechanical cameras and production techniques after struggling in the digital market but around 2004 Leica went into a successful partnership with Panasonic, and in 2006 Leica launched the M8 its first digital rangefinder, and in 2009 made another launch X1 APS –C compacts. All Leica Cameras with the exception of the large-sensor X1 are rebadged versions of current Panasonic…

The Guru 360° is a Clever Portable Stabiliser for 360° Cameras – Road to VR

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Guru 360° is the first 3-axis gimbal designed specifically for 360-degree cameras. Adding to the flexibility of the MOZA interchangeable gimbal system, the unit works with all lightweight 360-degree cameras with minimal obstruction to the field of view. 360-degree or spherical video has played a significant role in the growth of modern VR, introducing the concept of ‘free-look’ to the mainstream consumer…

The best compact cameras of 2017 – reviewed – Stuff

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Controversial opinion alert! Smartphones have been great for compact cameras. Clearly these ultra-portable snappers aren’t selling by the bucket-load anymore, but that’s meant manufacturers have had to innovate in all kinds of exciting ways. If you want a point-and-shoot alternative to your compact system camera, then there are plenty of great options kicking about. From fixed lens crackers like Fujifilm’s X70 to the super-versatile Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II…