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AirSelfie camera drone now available for pre-order

The miniature flying camera drone, AirSelfie, is now available for pre-order, following a complete set up of the production line. Kickstarter pledges are set to ship out in March this year, with those pre-ordering the device now, slated to receive their’s by May. AirSelfie is a miniature drone equipped with …

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Logitech smart security cameras now know who you are

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Logitech has enhanced its Circle Home security cameras with proprietary artificial intelligence, that allows them to use facial recognition to determine who people are. When combined with ‘Motion Zones,’ it should make the system much more capable of detecting intruders, or letting you know when specific people enter your home. …

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Camera driven mass DDOS attack used rented botnets

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The last month has seen DDOS attacks on various sources on a magnitude no one has ever seen before: in some cases more than a terabit per second of data. This was more than anyone thought possible, but it was all because whoever was responsible, rented some of the most …

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Manchester police to be fitted with 3,000 bodycams

As surveillance increases across the world for civilians, perhaps it’s a good thing that those enforcing the laws are also being scrutinised. 3,000 Police in Manchester are set to be fitted with body cameras, though much of when and how they are used, will be left up to the officers …

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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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Could smart cameras be the solution to privacy woes?

As much as having a camera set up can be great for security, in that it can record anyone breaking into your property, in an age of wireless updates and web clients, there’s also the possibility that it will be hacked and its footage or feeds viewed by governments or …

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Samsung’s new camera sensor could slim down phones

Samsung has revealed that it is going to start mass producing its brand new image sensor for smartphones, the industry’s first 1.0μm pixel 16-megapixel CMOS image sensor, making it 20 per cent smaller than the current sensors in use in smartphone cameras today. This means that the camera module on future …

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The HTC One M9 is getting RAW photo support

HTC is hoping to beef up its One M9 camera software a bit more by adding in support for RAW photos. Since its release, reviewers have picked up on the HTC One M9’s slightly lacking camera so the company has been at work making software updates to try and bump …

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Apple to work on bringing DSLR quality images to the iPhone

Apple is looking to beef up its camera technology inside of the iPhone as the company has apparently acquired Israeli imaging firm, Linx Computational, which specializes in camera modules and software for mobile devices that aim to bring DSLR quality images to slim handsets. Apple vaguely confirmed the acquisition to the …

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Samsung teasing new camera for Galaxy S6

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is expected to be announced in just a few weeks time and now the Korean device maker is beginning to tease its latest flagship device, promising to deliver nothing less than “the future of cameras”, in a new blog post. In a post from Samsung’s camera Research …

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Student charged over homemade 3D cam rig

Considering we’re now entering the realms of 4K displays becoming cost effective and 8K not too many years away, it seems a little surprising that there’s still a market for cam-footage recordings of new movies. While they do tend to beat the DVD screeners to the torrent sites, their quality, …

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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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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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Google is putting cameras in contact lenses

Google showcased a new type of contact lens earlier this year that could potentially help diabetics by constantly monitoring their blood glucose levels. Already though the search giant has another prototype lens, this time with a camera in it. While it’s not clear at what stage of development the technology …

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Nikon announces new D4S DSLR

Nikon has unveiled its new high end DSLR camera, known as the D4S. It packs a high mexapixel sensor, multiple connectivity options for storing and transferring photos faster than ever, and some imaging features that should help it produce some of the best images a Nikon product has ever produced. …

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Nintendo to pay up over 3DS patent infringement

The 3Ds might have had a slow start, but over the past year it’s been selling incredibly well, with over 40 million units sold since it was released in early 2011. Now though, Nintendo may be wishing it hadn’t done quite as well, since the courts have ruled in creating …

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