Digital Cameras

ZTE’s new phone has dual cameras and only costs $130 – The Verge

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ZTE is releasing a new smartphone through MetroPCS, called the Blade Z Max. It’s a fairly standard budget phone, apart from the fact that it features a rear dual camera system, which is a novelty at its price point of $129. These are the phone’s specs: Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8940 processor 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage with up to 128GB of expandable storage 4,080mAh battery 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear…

Canary’s home cameras now have two-way voice chat and less lag – The Verge

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Canary, the maker of connected home security cameras, issued a firmware update today that it says will give users a more accurate look at what’s happening in their home. The update will reportedly provide users with a more up-to-date stream. Until now, users experienced a five-second delay when streaming, now they’ll be seeing what’s happening exactly when it happens. This stream is still encrypted, Canary says. The company is also…

Canary’s home cameras now have two-way voice chat and less lag – The Verge

Monday, August 14, 2017

Canary, the maker of connected home security cameras, issued a firmware update today that it says will give users a more accurate look at what’s happening in their home. The update will reportedly provide users with a more up-to-date stream. Until now, users experienced a five-second delay when streaming, now they’ll be seeing what’s happening exactly when it happens. This stream is still encrypted, Canary says. The company is also…

ZTE’s new phone has dual cameras and only costs $130 – The Verge

Monday, August 14, 2017

ZTE is releasing a new smartphone through MetroPCS, called the Blade Z Max. It’s a fairly standard budget phone, apart from the fact that it features a rear dual camera system, which is a novelty at its price point of $129. These are the phone’s specs: Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8940 processor 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage with up to 128GB of expandable storage 4,080mAh battery 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear…

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras for first time – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, August 14, 2017

Firearms officers working in London will be given head-mounted cameras to boost transparency, more than three years after the plans were first mooted. The Metropolitan Police said officers working for armed response units will have the devices attached to baseball caps and ballistic helmets. Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers in the country’s largest police force, with the latest tranche seeing 1,000 members of Firearms Command getting the…

Canary’s home cameras now have two-way voice chat and less lag – The Verge

Monday, August 14, 2017

Canary, the maker of connected home security cameras, issued a firmware update today that it says will give users a more accurate look at what’s happening in their home. The update will reportedly provide users with a more up-to-date stream. Until now, users experienced a five-second delay when streaming, now they’ll be seeing what’s happening exactly when it happens. This stream is still encrypted, Canary says. The company is also…

Dark, Cameras, Action: Scientists and Amateurs Prepare for Solar … – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Monday, August 14, 2017

Astronomers say a total eclipse of the sun later this month, the first to be visible across the continental U.S. in almost a century, will be an experiment in solar physics conducted on a national scale, as citizen scientists join researchers in scrutinizing the star that helps make life on earth possible. The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will fall across 14 states, each of which will experience more…

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras – BBC News

Monday, August 14, 2017

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Trials are under way on how cameras can be used in undercover operations Armed officers are to be issued with head-mounted cameras in a effort to provide “greater transparency” in police shootings, the Met Police says. The Met – the UK’s largest police force – said officers in its armed response units will have cameras fitted to baseball caps and ballistic helmets. It will…

Metropolitan police’s firearms officers are issued with head-mounted cameras after series of violent clashes … – Daily Mail

Monday, August 14, 2017

Cameras helmets to be rolled out to all armed response units in Scotland Yard It is the largest rollout of body-worn cameras by any police force in the world Comes as number of fatal police shootings in England and Wales is at its highest By Rebecca Camber for the Daily Mail Published: 18:27 EDT, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 18:27 EDT, 13 August 2017 e-mail 55 View comments Police shootings…

Watch: News Cameras Catch Hate Rally Organizer Chased Off By Crowd – Deadline

Monday, August 14, 2017

Jason Kessler, the white nationalist organizer of yesterday’s Unite The Right rally, was shouted down and ran off by protesters in Charlottesville today, as news cameras filmed what was intended to be an outdoor press conference in front of City Hall. NBC News tweeted footage of the incident. Watch it below. As Kessler begins to speak, a large crowd begins shouting “Shame, Shame, Shame.” The crowd and news cameras then…

Some LA sheriff’s deputies equipping selves with body cameras – Fox News

Monday, August 14, 2017

Hundreds, if not thousands, of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have been purchasing their own body cameras despite the agency still lacking a policy regarding the recording equipment. The deputies say the devices offer them some reassurance on the job. But because the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department doesn’t yet have a policy in place for using the devices, it prompts some serious questions regarding transparency. “It’s a…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Monday, August 14, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Mansfield’s 1898 patriotic frenzy was captured by dozens of cameras – Richland Source

Monday, August 14, 2017

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Three police misconduct cases — all involving body cameras — had new developments this week. Here’s what … – PBS NewsHour

Monday, August 14, 2017

A still image captured from police body camera video appears to show two Baltimore police officers look on as a colleague places a small plastic bag in a trash-strewn yard (not shown), according to the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in this image released in Baltimore on July 19, 2017. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Police Department via Reuters Three years ago this week, Michael Brown was killed in an…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Sunday, August 13, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Mansfield’s 1898 patriotic frenzy was captured by dozens of cameras – Richland Source

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Whenever Timothy Brian McKee posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items.

Three police misconduct cases — all involving body cameras — had new developments this week. Here’s what … – PBS NewsHour

Sunday, August 13, 2017

A still image captured from police body camera video appears to show two Baltimore police officers look on as a colleague places a small plastic bag in a trash-strewn yard (not shown), according to the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in this image released in Baltimore on July 19, 2017. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Police Department via Reuters Three years ago this week, Michael Brown was killed in an…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Sunday, August 13, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Mansfield’s 1898 patriotic frenzy was captured by dozens of cameras – Richland Source

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Whenever Timothy Brian McKee posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items.

Meizu M6 Note expected to come with dual cameras and quad LED flash – Firstpost

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Meizu M6 Note is all set to be launched on 23 August. But as is the case with most smartphone launches these days, some details already start leaking out before hand. Meizu logo According to the latest leak as reported by GSMArena, the Meizu M6 Note is expected to sport a dual-camera module. The original poster put up a photo of what could be the new Meizu M6 Note, with the back…