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Android 8.1 preview unlocks your Pixel 2 camera’s AI potential – Engadget

Thursday, October 26, 2017

You don’t have to use a Pixel 2 to see some benefits. There’s a neural network programming kit that offers hardware-boosted machine learning through frameworks like TensorFlow Lite. Google has also spent some time fine-tuning memory use to improve performance for low-cost Android Go devices, and there’s a new kit that lets apps hand out shared memory to speed access to common data. And if you’re fond of password managers,…

Photography Exhibit Highlights Human Trafficking – Voice of America

Thursday, October 26, 2017

WASHINGTON —  “Sorry, I’ll try not to cry,” said Janine Tkach as she gazes at one of about two dozen photographic images displayed in Washington’s busy Dupont Circle. The pictures depict men, women and children who were victims of trafficking, either as sexual or labor slaves. Along with quotes from each of the subjects, the pictures challenge passers-by like Tkach to imagine the daily horrors and desperation of the victims….

Amazon launches security camera and lock system that lets you get deliveries inside your home when you’re out – CNBC

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Googler proves any iPhone app with camera permission can secretly record you – TNW

Thursday, October 26, 2017

This is pretty disturbing. Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS that enables iPhone apps with camera permission to surreptitiously take photos and videos of you – without your knowledge. The researcher notes that granting camera permission will enable apps to access both the front and the back camera of your device, photograph and record you at any time the app is in the…

Android 8.1 preview unlocks your Pixel 2 camera’s AI potential – Engadget

Thursday, October 26, 2017

You don’t have to use a Pixel 2 to see some benefits. There’s a neural network programming kit that offers hardware-boosted machine learning through frameworks like TensorFlow Lite. Google has also spent some time fine-tuning memory use to improve performance for low-cost Android Go devices, and there’s a new kit that lets apps hand out shared memory to speed access to common data. And if you’re fond of password managers,…

Amazon launches security camera and lock system that lets you get deliveries inside your home when you’re out – CNBC

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Sony’s new A7R III is a direct shot at Canon’s full-frame throne – The Verge

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sony surprised the camera world this morning when it finally announced the new Sony A7R III, the long-rumored third iteration of one of the company’s best digital mirrorless cameras. It ships in November, and will retail for $3,200, according to Sony. The A7R III uses a full-frame, 42.4-megapixel sensor, and borrows heavily from the A9, Sony’s ludicrously fast professional flagship that was announced earlier this year. It shoots 10 frames…

Amazon launches security camera and lock system that lets you get deliveries inside your home when you’re out – CNBC

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Why Are You a Photographer? – Fstoppers

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Perhaps a better question to ask is: “Why am I a photographer?” In recent months, I feel like I’ve completely lost touch with why I became a photographer. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love what I do, but sometimes I forget why. When I was first starting out as a photographer and all of my shoots were “just for fun,” it was easy to see why I enjoyed it. After all, there…

Sony’s new A7R III is a direct shot at Canon’s full-frame throne – The Verge

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sony surprised the camera world this morning when it finally announced the new Sony A7R III, the long-rumored third iteration of one of the company’s best digital mirrorless cameras. It ships in November, and will retail for $3,200, according to Sony. The A7R III uses a full-frame, 42.4-megapixel sensor, and borrows heavily from the A9, Sony’s ludicrously fast professional flagship that was announced earlier this year. It shoots 10 frames…

Android 8.1 preview unlocks your Pixel 2 camera’s AI potential – Engadget

Thursday, October 26, 2017

You don’t have to use a Pixel 2 to see some benefits. There’s a neural network programming kit that offers hardware-boosted machine learning through frameworks like TensorFlow Lite. Google has also spent some time fine-tuning memory use to improve performance for low-cost Android Go devices, and there’s a new kit that lets apps hand out shared memory to speed access to common data. And if you’re fond of password managers,…

Amazon launches security camera and lock system that lets you get deliveries inside your home when you’re out – CNBC

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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The Pixel 2’s custom camera SoC uses Intel technology – Ars Technica

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

reader comments 31 Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone doesn’t just have one of the best smartphone cameras ever; it also has custom silicon dedicated to the camera that isn’t even active yet. Besides the Snapdragon 835, the Pixel 2 has a whole other SoC for image processing called the “Pixel Visual Core.” The chip represents Google’s first-ever consumer SoC, but Google didn’t build the chip on its own. CNBC found out the…

Sony’s new A7R III is a direct shot at Canon’s full-frame throne – The Verge

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sony surprised the camera world this morning when it finally announced the new Sony A7R III, the long-rumored third iteration of one of the company’s best digital mirrorless cameras. It ships in November, and will retail for $3,200, according to Sony. The A7R III uses a full-frame, 42.4-megapixel sensor, and borrows heavily from the A9, Sony’s ludicrously fast professional flagship that was announced earlier this year. It shoots 10 frames…

PSA: With Camera Permission, iPhone Apps Can Take Pictures And Videos Without You Noticing – Motherboard

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Whenever you give iPhone apps permission to access your camera, the app can surreptitiously take pictures and videos of you as long as the app is in the foreground, a security researcher warned on Wednesday. Felix Krause, who recently warned of the danger of malicious iPhone password popups, wrote a blog post as a sort of PSA for iPhone users. To be clear, this is not a bug, but likely…

This $20 security camera is aiming for the Nest Cam’s throne … – TechCrunch

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

When the Nest Cam — or the Dropcam, as it was known back then — was first introduced, it was something of a game changer. A security camera that just… worked. Plug it in, get it on WiFi, and you’re set. Nowadays, the Nest Cam stands in a more crowded arena. Logitech, Netgear, Samsung, and most of the other big names all have their own comparable offerings, all racing to…

Amazon launches security camera and lock system that lets you get deliveries inside your home when you’re out – CNBC

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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Canon hits 28-month high on revised FY17 outlook – Financial Times

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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This $20 security camera is aiming for the Nest Cam’s throne … – TechCrunch

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

When the Nest Cam — or the Dropcam, as it was known back then — was first introduced, it was something of a game changer. A security camera that just… worked. Plug it in, get it on WiFi, and you’re set. Nowadays, the Nest Cam stands in a more crowded arena. Logitech, Netgear, Samsung, and most of the other big names all have their own comparable offerings, all racing to…

This $20 security camera is aiming for the Nest Cam’s throne – TechCrunch

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

When the Nest Cam — or the Dropcam, as it was known back then — was first introduced, it was something of a game changer. A security camera that just… worked. Plug it in, get it on WiFi, and you’re set. Nowadays, the Nest Cam stands in a more crowded arena. Logitech, Netgear, Samsung, and most of the other big names all have their own comparable offerings, all racing to…