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An image of what may be the GoPro Hero 6 Black in its packaging has appeared on Photo Rumors. If it's legitimate, the model will be capable of shooting 4K video at 60 fps. The new action camera is reportedly set for a release this fall and may be announced on September 28.
360-degree photos can now be captured in Facebook's mobile applications. The new feature is immediately rolling out around the globe. This ability gives people an easy way to capture 360-degree content without needing a standalone camera for spherical content.
Support for 60 fps video is going to arrive on the HTC U11 within the "next couple months," says HTC. The company is refusing to specify a rollout time for the capability. Some people will receive the feature fairly soon, however. HTC gave itself months to finish the release.
The iPhone 8's front and rear cameras may support 4K 60 fps video capture, reports iHelp (Portugal). Based on some details stemming from the leak of Apple's HomePod firmware, it appears the flagship smartphone will offer higher quality video from both of its cameras.
Working with researchers at MIT, Google has created AI-based software that can greatly enhance the quality of smartphone photos by tweaking their settings ahead of time. The system uses machine learning to figure out how aspects like saturation and brightness should change.
The Red Raven camera bundle is going to be sold just through Apple, Red has announced. The kit, which costs $14,995.95, will exclusively be sold on Apple.com and at Apple retail stores. It's also going to be available to demo at some, but not all, retail locations.
360-degree live videos on Facebook can now be broadcast in 4K. This week, the social network added support for higher quality streams, which can be viewed on the web or through the Facebook 360 app for Gear VR. YouTube added this same kind of support late in 2016.
Select broadcasters have gained access to the GoPro Fusion 360 VR camera, a model that's not currently on the market. It's being used for news, to cover award ceremonies, and to capture UFC fights. Among the list of early partners are Fox Sports, AccuWeather, and USA Today.
At Mobile World Congress 2017 Shanghai, Samsung showcased four new ISOCELL camera sensors called ISOCELL Bright, ISOCELL Dual, ISOCELL Fast, and ISOCELL Slim. Now, an official document related to the ISOCELL brand reveals more about the sensors. The ISOCELL Dual, which is
One of the leading developers of digital imaging solutions OmniVision has unveiled three new sensors, two 13-megapixel sensors (OV13A10 and OV13A1Q) and a high-end 16-megapixel lens (OV16B10), all featuring new PureCel Plus-S pixel architecture. The 13-megapixel sensors are built
A second version of Snap's Spectacles is in development and it may come with some new augmented reality features. Sources speaking with TechCrunch say the glasses are a relatively secret project within the company. Just a few employees know about them.
Snap's Spectacles, a pair of camera-equipped glasses that reached the US in 2016, are now available in Europe. Yellow vending machines called Snapbots are going to be installed in the region to sell the glasses. The first Snapbot has been installed in London.
The Cam IQ is the latest security camera model from Google-owned Nest. As had been rumored, the device comes with a 4K video sensor and improved motion detection capabilities. With the motion detection features, the Cam IQ can notify you when it sees people.
Garmin has launched a pretty high-spec action camera. The Virb 360 offers 360-degree video capture at up to 5.7K and 30 fps. With the extra pixels, the Virb Edit software can utilize spherical stabilization to provide a very smooth 4K video. It also has 360-degree audio.
Pinterest has released an update for Lens, a feature it first introduced last summer. Lens is now capable of looking at the food photos you take and recommending recipes for similar dishes. It uses machine learning to match food items. Lens left its beta in March.
The next iteration of Nest's home security camera could be an even greater threat to burglars. Android Police reports the Alphabet-owned company is working on a camera model that offers 4K technology and the ability to zoom when motion is detected in its field of view.
Augmented reality face filters have been added to Instagram, furthering the app's poaching of Snapchat's features. To start, eight filters are available, including crowns and ones that'll make someone look like a rabbit or koala. A new icon is available.
Support for 360-degree video streams has been added to Periscope's app on Android. The highly requested feature now lets people with an Insta360 Air camera broadcast live in 360-degrees from a smartphone. Streams in that format will have a special badge.
At the recent press event in New York City, Acer also unveiled the world's first 360-degree/VR camera with built-in LTE connectivity. The Acer Holo 360 camera captures 360-degree videos and photos for VR headsets, but it can also double as an Android smartphone.
Alongside DJI Goggles, the company has also announced a successor to the Ronin camera gimbal. The new DJI Ronin 2 brings gimbal segment to a new level. The new model is bigger and capable of handling loads up to 30 lb (13.6 kg), which is almost double the weight the previous