Digital Cameras

Evanston aldermen approve $1.1M for police body cameras – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Evanston aldermen approved with little opposition to spend $1.1 million over five years to outfit the police force with body cameras after a pilot project to test the cameras ended recently with what they considered positive reviews. Aldermen voted 8-0 to buy the cameras, with 6th Ward Ald. Tom Suffredin absent. On of the only concerns raised was that faces and names of juveniles be “blurred out and redacted” before…

All uniformed Guilderland police to wear body cameras – Albany Times Union

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Caption Close GUILDERLAND – Guilderland Police Chief Carol Lawlor began searching for the best body cameras for her uniformed officers after several told her they wished they had been wearing them. Each of them said this at the end of a rough day. One officer was arresting someone at Crossgates Mall when he noticed a crowd filming him with smartphones.  “And videos are everywhere on social media within minutes,” Lawlor said….

Akron officials say police department’s body cameras program will … – cleveland.com

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

AKRON, Ohio — Officials on Tuesday touted the launch of the Akron Police Department’s body cameras program by saying it will improve transparency and help protect officers and members of the community. The city has already recorded more than 16,500 videos since officers began wearing cameras several weeks ago. One-hundred fifteen officers are already wearing them, and the police department expects to complete training and roll out the rest of…

The only iPhone 8 camera review you need to read – BGR

Monday, September 25, 2017

There’s no better camera phone than the iPhone 8 Plus, at least until the iPhone X arrives in early November. One review of the first wave of iPhone 8 reviews focused solely on the new camera tricks made possible by the iPhone 8’s hardware and software innovations. One photographer took more than 2,000 pictures over an entire weekend to assess the performance of Apple’s newest iPhone and was more than…

Best SD and microSD memory cards 2017: the best cards for cameras, drones and more – TechRadar

Monday, September 25, 2017

There was a time, not so long ago, when memory cards existed in a bewildering array of flavours and formats: CompactFlash, Memory Stick (by Sony), xD-Picture, MultiMedia Card and SmartMedia vied for the control of the market, but one format survived and thrived thanks to smartphones and tablets. MicroSD and its bigger brother, SD (Secure Digital) are the undisputable winners of the memory card wars that helped accessory manufacturers make…

Cameras catch ‘fly-dumpers’ illegally abandoning waste in Chicago – WGN-TV

Monday, September 25, 2017

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago is using cameras to combat “fly-dumping” in Chicago, where people abandon all manner of trash and debris in abandoned lots and other areas within city limits. New security cameras went up in 15 areas the City says are often used for dumping, and will be used to capture license plates and other identifying information of suspects. City officials said the cameras have already led…

Revealed: The Newcastle city centre bus lane cameras which haven’t issued a single fine – ChronicleLive

Monday, September 25, 2017

Some city centre bus cameras have yet to issue a single fine more than a year after they were installed. Bus lane cameras on Westgate Road, Clayton Street West and Neville Street, in front of Central Station, were installed by Newcastle City Council in February 2016, however some 18 months on no fines have been issued. There was a huge backlash to the cameras after they were put in place,…

Cameras catch ‘fly-dumpers’ illegally abandoning waste in Chicago … – WGN-TV

Monday, September 25, 2017

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago is using cameras to combat “fly-dumping” in Chicago, where people abandon all manner of trash and debris in abandoned lots and other areas within city limits. New security cameras went up in 15 areas the City says are often used for dumping, and will be used to capture license plates and other identifying information of suspects. City officials said the cameras have already led…

Cameras catch ‘fly-dumpers’ illegally abandoning waste in Chicago – WGN-TV

Monday, September 25, 2017

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago is using cameras to combat “fly-dumping” in Chicago, where people abandon all manner of trash and debris in abandoned lots and other areas within city limits. New security cameras went up in 15 areas the City says are often used for dumping, and will be used to capture license plates and other identifying information of suspects. City officials said the cameras have already led…

Common Council, Syracuse police work to repair and replace security cameras in city – The Daily Orange

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Syracuse Police Department is working with the Common Council to allocate $150,000 toward the repair or replacement of security cameras in high-crime neighborhoods throughout the city. At a Public Safety Committee meeting following the Common Council study session Wednesday, several councilors and Syracuse Police Department officials addressed an initiative to improve security cameras in Syracuse. While the committee meeting was open to the public, handouts about the initiative were…

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark – TechCrunch

Friday, September 22, 2017

If our review didn’t convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark’s lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally states that the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have the best smartphone cameras it’s ever tested — though they aren’t without their flaws. Where the cameras stand out is in the everyday situations where you just want to get the…

Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge

Friday, September 22, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…

Shawn Vestal: Spokane is a leader as body cameras catch on at more police departments – The Spokesman-Review

Friday, September 22, 2017

Denis McCormick’s job is to monitor complaints about Denver police officers. When the department was getting ready to start wearing body cameras, he found out by reading about it in the newspaper. “It was all done by the chief,” he said. “There was no input from our office or the public prior to this going in.” Mona Andrews’ job is to investigate complaints against the Washington, D.C., police…

Security cameras playing larger role in home safety, criminal probes – Bloomington Pantagraph

Friday, September 22, 2017

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Crime-busting cameras to be up by end of month – nwitimes.com

Friday, September 22, 2017

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Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge

Friday, September 22, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…

Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge

Friday, September 22, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…

Shawn Vestal: Spokane is a leaders as body cameras catch on at more police departments – The Spokesman-Review

Friday, September 22, 2017

Denis McCormick’s job is to monitor complaints about Denver police officers. When the department was getting ready to start wearing body cameras, he found out by reading about it in the newspaper. “It was all done by the chief,” he said. “There was no input from our office or the public prior to this going in.” Mona Andrews’ job is to investigate complaints against the Washington, D.C., police…

Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge

Friday, September 22, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…

Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite will come with four cameras – The Verge

Friday, September 22, 2017

One of the last flagship phone lineups scheduled for release this fall has just leaked. No, not that one. I’m talking about Huawei, which we now know is readying to unveil three new Mate smartphones on October 16th, according to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass: the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Lite. And while we’ve known about the first two for a few weeks, new information about the $455…