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One-of-a-kind telephoto lens used on Apollo 15 moon landing up for auction

Posted on 03/16 09:50 in Shows | 0

It’s unlikely you’ll find a compatible lens mount for the Zeiss telephoto on modern cameras, but that’s hardly the reason you’d buy it.The lens was manufactured specifically for Hasselblad EDC (electric data camera), a camera designed to operate in the extreme conditions found on the moon.

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Canon 5D Mark IV shoots 4K video, 30.4-megapixel stills, has built-in Wi-Fi and GPS

Posted on 08/25 20:58 in Shows | 0

The just-released Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR takes Canon into the realm of 4K video while increasing the size of stills to 6720 x 4480 pixels.The EOS 5D Mark IV does more of everything at the same $3,499 list price as the 2012-era 5D Mark III predecessor.

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NASA revamps site for EPIC photos of Earth from space

Posted on 02/06 13:38 in Shows | 0

NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera can, though.It sends back thousands of amazing photos every year, and now you can peruse them more easily with the new website.

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Sony's new DRAM-enhanced image sensor is a game changer for smartphone photography

Posted on 02/08 22:10 in Shows | 0

Its new design adds a layer of DRAM between the pixel layer and the circuit layer.The addition of on-board DRAM will help solve at least three major issues with current smartphone cameras: rolling shutter artifacts, slow-motion videos, and multi-image noise reduction artifacts.

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Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they've bumped up against interface speed limits

Posted on 02/23 22:41 in Shows | 0

That standard offers up to 312MB/s of performance, while Sony is claiming 300MB read/write speeds for its new line of SF-G SD cards.The 300MB read speed isn’t particularly impressive, but 300MB/s writes is something altogether different.

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Nikon unveils D7500 midrange DSLR with many of the D500's features

Posted on 04/12 21:44 in Shows | 0

Today Nikon introduced an upgraded version of its prosumer DSLR, the Nikon D7500.The Nikon D7500 is built around the same 20.

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Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig

Posted on 04/24 20:27 in Shows | 0

However, there’s dearth of worthwhile VR video content out there.Today, the company has announced a new and improved VR video rig called the Yi Halo.

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Nest Cam IQ Can Recognize Familiar Faces With its 4K Sensor

Posted on 05/31 21:00 in Shows | 0

With the announcement of Nest’s new Nest Cam IQ, the company is deploying unique features and vastly improved hardware.The Nest Cam IQ looks much like the Nest Outdoor Cam released last year.

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Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS

Posted on 07/20 15:35 in Shows | 0

The International Space Station (ISS) has a new resident, but it’s not a human—it’s a drone.The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video.

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Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones

Posted on 08/17 00:34 in Shows | 0

Future Android phones could come equipped with some fancy new camera features thanks to technology being developed by Qualcomm.An updated version of Qualcomm’s image signal processor (ISP) will allow for advanced camera features like active depth sensing.

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Google Readies New Street View Cameras to Boost Machine Learning

Posted on 09/06 22:11 in Shows | 0

The current Street View rig has a distinctive cluster of 15 cameras inside a globe-shaped enclosure atop the car.Those cameras are present to feed clean zoomed images into Google’s algorithms to identify street signs and other objects.

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