Category Archives: IMAGING

Digital and analog cameras, video cameras, film making equipment, lenses and basically anything that captures or help to capture images.

What Can Teach You The Basics Of Camera Better Than A Book That’s Literally A Camera?

Books on camera/photography are a dime a dozen, but nothing teaches you the basic principles of photography better than a book that’s literally a camera. This Book Is A Camera, published by Museum of Modern Art, is exactly that. It is a book on camera and it is also a camera. In other words, this is a working camera that resides in a pop-up book. Novel! In addition to providing the hardware, AKA a pinhole camera, this book also explains how photographs are made possible through the intrinsic properties of light. Now, we all know the theory, but there isn’t a better way to demonstrate that well-known theory through practical demonstration. Continue reading What Can Teach You The Basics Of Camera Better Than A Book That’s Literally A Camera?

Police in China Uses High-tech Facial Recognition Glasses To Nab Fugitives

As one of biggest festive season draws close, China major central bus and train stations are now flocked with human traffic trying to hop on the next bus/train back to their home towns. It is also a potential period when on-the-run criminals will leverage on to get out of town unnoticed. This means, it is a good time to nab them at these major transportation hubs. While the opportunity may have present itself, humans have limited capability in identifying fugitives, but thanks to advanced facial recognition technology, the police stationed over at Zhengzhou East Highspeed Rail Station in Henan province will be have it way easier. Continue reading Police in China Uses High-tech Facial Recognition Glasses To Nab Fugitives

This AI-enabled Photography Gadget Will Help You Take Pro Images

I am not going to lie. I am one of those who are intimidated by the many settings a DSLR has to offer. The exposure, white balance, ISO, shutter speed and such all works to overwhelm this timid gadget man and you can imagine the delight when Aurga pops up in our inbox, I was immediately intrigued. By its name, Aurga does sound like much, but it is actually a miracle solution for those seeking to shoot like a pro without putting yourself through daunting courses. So what is Aurga? Aurga is the world’s first smart DSLR assistant and personal cloud storage. Continue reading This AI-enabled Photography Gadget Will Help You Take Pro Images

Hasselblad’s Newest Shooter Captures 400 MP, Cost As Much As A Porsche

How businesses convince us we need to buy their products? I know. One of the many ways is to make their products more attractive via impressive prints with mind-boggling resolution, and these businesses have companies like Hasselblad to thank. The high-end camera maker has yet again pushes the boundary of what is possible in terms of resolution with the H6D-400c, a multi-shot camera that packs a cool 400 MP. That’s four-hundred-freaking-megapixel! Holy cow! The H6D-400c combines six exposures into one single image via sensor-shift technology to result in an image resolution of, wait for it… 23,200 x 17,400 pixels. What!?? Mind absolutely torn into bits and if your mind aren’t (blown), allow us to put it in perspective for you: with 23,200 by 17,400 pixels, you’d be getting a print of size measuring 77 by 58 inches (195.58 by 147.cm) at 300dpi. Continue reading Hasselblad’s Newest Shooter Captures 400 MP, Cost As Much As A Porsche

PITTA Is Modular, It Is An Action Cam, A Selfie Drone And Also A Security Cam

Have you ever thought about what if your action cam could fly? Wait. What am I talking about. Of course, it can, but that thing that fly and taking images is called action cam. So, it is not exactly the kind of action cam most people would have imagined. That said, what we are talking about here isn’t a separate device either. We are talking about the very same device which you use to take ground shots, doing aerial imaging. Sounds impossible? Well, not quite because PITTA is the exactly that. As a matter of fact, PITTA, the brainchild of Eyedea, Inc., is more than just an action cam and a drone; it is also a home security camera if you need it to be. Continue reading PITTA Is Modular, It Is An Action Cam, A Selfie Drone And Also A Security Cam

DJI Announced A Super Portable Mavic Imaging Drone Called Mavic Air

DJI has never known for small drone. The smallest the China drone maker ever had until today is the Mavic. TBH, Mavic is not that small and therefore, it may not tickles some people’s fancy. But that changes a couple of days ago when the company announced an all-new Mavic, called Mavic Air. So how small are we talking about? Well, it is really small, like smartphone kind of small. When folded down, the DJI Mavic Air is not bigger than an iPhone 8 Plus which lead the company to proclaim it as the drone maker’s smallest drone yet. Continue reading DJI Announced A Super Portable Mavic Imaging Drone Called Mavic Air

China’s Geneinno To Bring Poseidon I And New Underwater Drones To CES

China-based underwater drone maker, Geneinno, has been around for quite a while, but it is only this year, the team is taking its unmanned underwater vehicle, or UUV, to the world’s biggest electronic show, CES in Vegas. The company will be showcasing the Poseidon I underwater drone to establish its presence. Powered by three thrusters, the Poseidon I gets an 1/2.9-inch CMOS sensor with 120-degree lens, capable of FHD videoing in H.264/Flv format and captures still in JPEG format onto a 32 GB micro SD card. The camera is flanked by two (though I see four?) 600 lumens LED lights, but it is not clear if the camera and the lights are remotely tilt-able. Continue reading China’s Geneinno To Bring Poseidon I And New Underwater Drones To CES

TwoEyes VR Camera Replicates What Humans See With Two Pairs Of Lenses

There is no lack of VR video camera, but to date, the so-called VR video, which rightfully should allow you to view in immersive 360-degree, is recorded with a camera with either a single lens or duo lenses camera. There’s really nothing wrong with it, really, however, a South Korean startup believe it shouldn’t be the case. TwoEyes Tech believes that 360 VR video should be recorded as how human eyes see, i.e with two eyes and it has the device that does exactly that. Continue reading TwoEyes VR Camera Replicates What Humans See With Two Pairs Of Lenses

Linkflow’s Idea Of Wearable 360 Camera Is To Wear It Around The Neck

We are all familiar with 360 cameras and we are also familiar with wearable cameras. Now, here’s the thing: both gadgets don’t seems to mix, does it? I mean, mounting a 360 camera to your helmet doesn’t not immediately qualify it as a wearable and hence, 360 cameras and wearable does not mix, but that’s until FITT360 comes along. A product of Samsung’s spin-off, Linkflow, FITT360 is a 360 cam unlike no other. It is the world’s first truly wearable 360 camera and Linkflow proposed that it should be worn around your neck. Yep. You heard that right. A 360 camera that is designed to life-log your everyday routine as it wraps around your neck. Intriguing, indeed. Continue reading Linkflow’s Idea Of Wearable 360 Camera Is To Wear It Around The Neck

Top New Gadgets For Content Creators

Everyone can be a content creator today. Thanks to social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, it is easy to advertise your work and attract a large audience. The same can be said for video sharing platforms such as YouTube. The tools you use to produce great content should never impose limitation to your creative process. A great content creator can produce appealing and engaging content using most gadgets available today; some YouTubers even rely on nothing but their iPhone to produce great videos. That said, there are some interesting new gadgets that make producing great content easier. Continue reading Top New Gadgets For Content Creators