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Tag: Camera

MIT Camera Can See Around Corners with Frickin’ Lasers

MIT Camera Can See Around Corners with Frickin’ Lasers
If you take anything and tell me it uses laser beams, you have my attention. MIT has a very cool new camera that they’ve been working on it uses lasers to allow it to take photos of what’s going on around the corner.

Kun “One Eye” Camera: Tiny “DSLR” Shoots 12MP Pics, HD Video

Kun “One Eye” Camera: Tiny “DSLR” Shoots 12MP Pics, HD Video
This tiny camera may fit in the palm of your hand, but it looks like a little DSLR, and claims to shoot images at 12 megapixel resolution. Loosely translated the name of this digital camera is the “Kun” One-Eye.

Digital Harinezumi 3.0: Retro Digital Camera Gets Modern Upgrade

Digital Harinezumi 3.0: Retro Digital Camera Gets Modern Upgrade
The guys from Japan’s Superheadz return with an update to their retro-style Digital Harinezumi pocket camera. The latest version still looks like an roll of old 110 film, but has been revamped with some new features to provide more creative flexibility than the previous models.

Harmless Hunter Camera Rifle Shoots But Doesn’t Kill

Harmless Hunter Camera Rifle Shoots But Doesn’t Kill
Lots of people enjoy hunting. Not me. I don’t understand it myself and I think that in this day and age, we should all have grown beyond such immature games as killing animals for sport. Just my opinion.

iRobot Lands $1.5 Million Order for 110 FirstLook Robots

iRobot Lands $1.5 Million Order for 110 FirstLook Robots
iRobot makes a bunch of different robots that are in use by the military and police to apprehend bad guys without getting humans killed. About this time last year, we mentioned the then new 110 FirstLook robot.

Invisible Mercedes Minivan Needs a Higher Resolution Display

Invisible Mercedes Minivan Needs a Higher Resolution Display
If there’s one thing that the Internet has forced companies to do is to get a little more creative with their marketing. Instead of crappy old TV commercials, vendors are vying for our attention with publicity stunts they hope will go viral online.

Breil Paparazzo Watch: Get Ready for Your Closeup Every Time You Check the Time

Breil Paparazzo Watch: Get Ready for Your Closeup Every Time You Check the Time
This unusual watch harks back to the era of analog photography. The watch is a tribute to cameras and it includes a face that looks like a shutter, and a dial that looks like a lens.

Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures

Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures
I’ve never been enough of a camera nerd to build a LEGO camera myself, but if I did, it would be this Twin-lens Reflex camera, inspired by an old 1950’s Yashicaflex. Carl-Frederic Salicath from Norway built this one and he calls it the Legoflex B1.

Apple QuickTake Camera Concept Includes Frivolous Swiveling Action

Apple QuickTake Camera Concept Includes Frivolous Swiveling Action
Apple has revolutionized the way we compute, and the way we listen to music. They’ve also, unfortunately, revolutionized how much money I pay for my music, and how much time I waste on the Facebook app.

DIY Scarf Camera Strap Keeps Your Camera on with Style

DIY Scarf Camera Strap Keeps Your Camera on with Style
Lugging around your camera to take photos can be tiresome, especially if it’s a DSLR, which is why I like the idea of this scarf camera strap combination. The best part is that you can DIY, however you’ll need to be able to sew and find the right components to make this work and not end up with your precious camera on the ground.

Pentax K-01: Slightly Chubby, with a Skinny Lens

Pentax K-01: Slightly Chubby, with a Skinny Lens
The new Pentax K-01 was designed by Marc Newson, and it definitely has a different look from ordinary cameras. You’ve got a nice assortment of colors to choose from to make this mirror-less camera distinctive. Newson also collaborated on the design of the base 40mm F2.8 lens, which is 0.36 inches in width, just large enough for a manual focus ring.

Panasonic Lumix ZS20: Thinnest 20× Optical Camera

Panasonic Lumix ZS20: Thinnest 20× Optical Camera
There are quite a few compact digital cameras on the market right now, and since manufacturers keep releasing new ones, it’s not always easy to decide which you should get. If you’re looking for a compact camera, but want a long-range optical zoom, the new Panasonic Lumix ZS20 is supposed to be the slimmest point-and-shoot with a 20× zoom lens.

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass
You got to hand it to Sony, they do occasionally release some really cool products, like this new Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V which was just announced. It’s a compact camera that sports the highest resolution for a point-and-shoot camera yet.

Recon Integrates Contour+ Camera Viewfinder into Goggles

Recon Integrates Contour+ Camera Viewfinder into Goggles
Back in October we mentioned the awesome Recon-Zeal goggles that were available that have a small heads-up LCD that displays pertinent stats when you view it. The goggles show you things like your speed down a slope, altitude, GPS coordinates, and a lot more.

35 Foot-Long “Eye of America” Camera Shoots Two-Story Tall Photos

35 Foot-Long “Eye of America” Camera Shoots Two-Story Tall Photos
Two years ago, I got my portrait taken. It was after graduation and was actually for our yearbook. The studio sent me the prints a few weeks later, and it was huge. I hadn’t seen such a huge print in my face, ever.

Polaroid SC1630 16MP Smart Camera Runs Android

Polaroid SC1630 16MP Smart Camera Runs Android
While there was no Lady Gaga to present this Polaroid camera at CES, it still has some interesting features, since the whole thing is powered by Android. In a world with powerful cameras integrated into every smartphone, why shouldn’t it makes sense to have Android run a camera instead?