Following the launch of the speedy X-H2S mirrorless camera earlier this year, Fujifilm has now announced a new family member that boasts the highest resolution offered in the X Series range, as well as being the first APS-C camera able to record 8K/30p… Continue reading Fujifilm aims high for X-H2 mirrorless camera launch
Premium camera brand Hasselblad has added a new medium-format monster to its X System mirrorless camera line. The flagship X2D 100C boasts a 100-megapixel image sensor, in-body stabilization, up to 15 stops of dynamic range and 1 TB of internal storage… Continue reading Hasselblad unleashes 100-MP mirrorless medium-format prosumer monster
Amazon has revealed that it gives police videos from its Ring doorbells without a warrant and without user consent.
Ring recently revealed how often the answer to that question has been yes. The Amazon company responded to an inquiry from US Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.), confirming that there have been 11 cases in 2022 where Ring complied with police “emergency” requests. In each case, Ring handed over private recordings, including video and audio, without letting users know that police had access to—and potentially downloaded—their data. This raises many concerns about increased police reliance on private surveillance, a practice that has long gone unregulated…
Invented in the late 1800s, kinegrams were a simple form of animation that predated the first animated movies. A team from MIT has now given the technology a digital makeover, in the form of the one-off KineCAM.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, Te… Continue reading Experimental KineCAM produces paper photos that can be made to move
Surely no one could have predicted this:
The new proposal—championed by Mayor London Breed after November’s wild weekend of orchestrated burglaries and theft in the San Francisco Bay Area—would authorize the police department to use non-city-owned security cameras and camera networks to live monitor “significant events with public safety concerns” and ongoing felony or misdemeanor violations.
Currently, the police can only request historical footage from private cameras related to specific times and locations, rather than blanket monitoring. Mayor Breed also complained the police can only use real-time feeds in emergencies involving “imminent danger of death or serious physical injury.”…
Soccer’s international governing body, FIFA, has developed semi-automated offside technology that uses AI, stadium cameras and a connected match ball to assist on-field referees with offside calls at 2022 World Cup matches in Qatar.Continue ReadingCate… Continue reading Semi-automated offside technology to track players at 2022 soccer World Cup
Nikon has launched its third DX format – or APS-C – mirrorless camera, following the Z 50 from 2019 and last year’s Z fc. The new model shares much with both of its ancestors, and is being aimed directly at vloggers, streamers and other content creator… Continue reading Nikon puts vloggers in focus with Z 30 mirrorless camera
Samsung wants the world to witness the power of its fully armed, operational and wildly unnecessary 200-megapixel Isocell HP1 smartphone camera sensor. So it’s taken a picture of a cat, and printed it at 1.5 times the size of a basketball court.Continu… Continue reading Samsung finds use for 200-megapixel phone camera, prints giant cat pic
It’s been a few years since Fujifilm took the refresh brush to its X Series flagship, but that’s now changed with the launch of the X-H2S APS-C mirrorless camera – which boasts a brand new image sensor, improved autofocus, 40 fps continuous shooting an… Continue reading Fujifilm launches 40-fps stills, 6.2K video X Series mirrorless camera
Canon has added two more cameras to its EOS R series of mirrorless cameras, this time made more compact by employing small imaging sensors. The EOS R7 is being aimed at hobbyists and enthusiasts, while the EOS R10 is pitched at content creators.Continu… Continue reading Canon adds two compact members to its EOS R series mirrorless family