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Western Digital unveil storage for Public Safety, AI and Smart City Deployments

With a rise in smart camera devices featuring higher resolutions driving the requirement for high speed, high capacity on-device storage in smart city environments, manufacturers are looking for solutions to optimise storage for video and AI analytics. Western Digital has addressed this by offering new WD Purple storage drives. According …

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Would you buy a Kodak smartphone aimed at photo fans?

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When it comes to smartphone manufacturing, Kodak isn’t a name that is likely to pop into your head, but perhaps it should. The long-time photo company has launched a new flagship device in partnership with niche smartphone maker Bullitt, called the Ektra. Aimed at budding smartphone photographers, it features a …

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Sony buys up company that could track next-gen VR movements

Softkinetic Systems is a company that’s been working on an interesting 3D sensing technology for some time now. It uses lasers to track the time of flight of light, much like sonar does with sound waves, and uses it to track people, objects and actions in a 3D space. While that holds …

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Nokia unveils Ozo: Virtual reality camera for content creators

Nokia Corp. on Wednesday introduced its first virtual reality project, which is not a headset. Instead of targeting consumers with its VR hardware, Nokia targets content creators with its Ozo, a special camera with eight sensors developed specifically to create virtual reality movies. The Nokia Ozo is a spherical device …

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Canon launches highest resolution full-frame DSLRs ever made

Canon has launched its new 5DS and 5DS R DSLR cameras, packing in 50 megapixels of resolution, making them the highest resolution full-frame DSLRs ever made. There isn’t a big difference between the two models, they both use 50 megapixel full-frame sensors along with the body of the 5D Mark …

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Is it time for a Polaroid revival?

Polaroid is back guys, or at the least, it has a new look, transforming itself from a standard looking camera that actually develops the film, to a rugged, Go-Pro-like action camera. Available now in bright, vibrant colours, the company is hoping that its Polaroid Cube will be able to tap into the action …

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BT Smart Home Cam 100 review

Once upon a time, protecting your home with security cameras was a pipe dream for the paranoid. It was not just seen as unnecessary, but impractical, ungodly expensive and even if you did set up a network, where would you store the low quality recorded footage? Today, with the advent …

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GoPro unveils dog harness camera mount

If you thought GoPro had stopped coming up with novel ways to film the world, think again, as now you can attach up to two individual cameras to your dog, giving you an over the shoulder view and one that’s more down to its level from a chest mount. Called …

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Amazon may be developing its own smart eyewear

Amazon this week hired Babak Parviz, a former Google executive who led the development of the company’s Glass wearable gadget. Several weeks ago Mr. Parviz was replaced from his position at Google, but remained at the company. Apparently, Amazon has offered the executive better opportunities than his former employee. Potentially, …

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Kinect 2.0 PC release date and price announced

The Windows compatible version of Microsoft’s Kinect 2.0 will start shipping to buyers on the 15th of July. The Kinect sensor is meant for developers to create games and applications that utilize gesture movements and voice commands. We’ve heard rumors surrounding the Windows release of Kinect 2.0 for a while now …

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