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Digital Cameras

Interactive tagging for online photos and videos

November 12, 2007 Photobucket has launched a new breed of photo tagging that gives users the ability to share linked photos across email and online social networks. Users can add up to 20 links within a single photo before sharing them, giving those viewing the images easy access to a range of related information.  Read More

Back view of image sensor using through-hole technology

November 9, 2007 Oki has developed a new manufacturing technique that makes it possible to further miniaturize camera modules for mobile phones. The company announced it has started a contract assembly service for W-CSP (Wafer level Chip Sized Package) semiconductors using through-hole technology - a process which can halve the size of conventional camera modules.  Read More

Bling! It's edge enhancement

November 7, 2007 Graphics and imaging software producers Vertus have announced the release of Bling! It – a graphic image editing tool that is aimed primarily at the army of people selling goods through online auction sites such as eBay and Amazon, for whom programs such as Adobe Photoshop and CorelDraw represent serious overkill in terms of both complexity and cost. Vertus says Bling! It will enable online sellers as well as small businesses to quickly and easily create attention grabbing product shots for the web in mere minutes.  Read More

AJ-HPX3000G Camcorder

November 5, 2007 Panasonic’s one-piece, shoulder-mounted AJ-HPX3000G is a five-slot P2 HD high-end production camcorder capable of producing full-quality 1920x1080 high-definition images. With the accompanying release of a new 32 GB P2 card, this means that more than five hours of continuous recording are possible without the need to transfer content onto a hard drive.  Read More

Eye-Fi Card

November 1, 2007 Digital cameras with the ability to wirelessly transmit images began to hit the market in 2005 and Wi-Fi is now commonplace in many high-end models. A new approach by Eye-Fi Inc. that integrates this capability into an SD memory card promises to make this time saving functionality more accessible to a wider range of digital photographers. The Eye-Fi Card is the world’s first wireless card for digital cameras, allowing users to send photographs directly from digital cameras to PCs, Macs and online photo and social networking sites via home Wi-Fi networks.  Read More

MapIt! SiteMaker — Automatically creates geo-specific and photo-realistic 3D models

October 23, 2007 Sarnoff Corporation has unveiled a new software solution that automatically builds accurate 3D site models of large urban environments in less than a day. MapIt!™ software utilizes aerial imagery and Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) to generate a continuous large-area 3D site model. This information can be used to provide military units and intelligence analysts with critical site data for an urban area as large as 800 square kilometer in around four days as opposed to the 40 to 60 days required for current urban modeling techniques.  Read More

SanDisk Extreme III 8GB SDHC card

October 18, 2007 With transfer speed of 20MB/second and the ability to perform at high altitude and in temperatures ranging from -13 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit, SanDisk's 8GB Extreme III SDHC card has been specifically designed with high-performance digital cameras in mind.  Read More

The Olympus E-3

Olympus has announced the launch of the E-3, the new flagship of the company's E-system digital SLR camera range and as expected - the specs are very impressive. The 10.1 megapixel unit includes body-mounted image stabilization that works on every lens, a dual-axis flexible-angle 2.5 inch live-view LCD, high speed sequential shooting at 5 frames per second, shutter speeds of up to 1/8000 sec and an 11-Point-Full Twin Cross AF detection system that delivers what's billed as the world's fastest auto-focus to date. The camera's magnesium alloy body has been designed for harsh environments with dust and splashproof sealing of all major parts, including the built-in flash, LCD monitor, and switches, adding to its durability. That's a whole lot of functionality to explore when the E-3 becomes available - along with a new range of high-speed lenses - from November this year.  Read More

Canon EF800

October 16, 2007 Canon has announced the development of two new high-end telephoto lenses. Both units incorporate Image Stabilization technology, durable, light-weight magnesium alloy construction and optical systems designed to correct chromatic aberrations and minimize ghosting and flare common in digital SLR cameras. The new offerings will expand the current Canon line of large aperture, telephoto L-series lenses to six, strengthening the EOS range of products.  Read More

ATC 2K Waterproof Action Cam

October 15, 2007 The ATC 2K Waterproof Action Cam is a ruggedized, fully contained device that delivers full color digital video in three resolutions - from 640 x 480 to 160 x 120 - at either 30 frames per second for smooth playback or 15 frames per second to increase recording time. Released in the US late last year, theATC 2K has now reached Australian shores at a cost of AUD$199.  Read More

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