Scientists at Columbia have invented a camera that can power itself, entirely removing the need for batteries or another power source. The camera gets power from the ambient light in a room and turns that light into usable energy. The camera can take one photo a second.
Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet, has sent out a warning. Cerf said during the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference that all digital photos should be printed and not left hanging on computers. Cerf is concerned about the future.
Kodak is working on photography focused Smartphones which run on Google's Android platform, according to a new press release. The official PR doesn't share any other details, but we do know that the first Kodak Smartphones will be unveiled at CES 2015.
Sony today released the Timeshift Burst app, previously available as an exclusive to Sony Xperia Z1 users, on Google Play Store. Timeshift Burst is part of Sony's Social Camera apps suite, which allows users with compatible devices to quickly shoot 61 shots...
When Sony first revealed the Xperia Z1 Honami at the company's IFA 2013 conference earlier this month, mobile camera photographers' hearts took a huge leap of joy. And that leap is well justified too, with early photo samples beating the Nokia Lumia 1020.
With just over 2 days left until the July 11 Nokia media event, where we will undoubtedly see the new Lumia 1020 packing a massive 41 MP PureView camera sensor, Nokia silently introduced a new website entirely devoted to photography. More information after the break.
In an effort to cover the wilderness areas that can tend to be rather hard to reach, or perhaps downright dangerous, Google has launched a pilot program that would allow third party organizations to borrow their street view equipment to map such places.
Light field cameras use something called computational photography to gather addition information to allow for the ability to refocus an image after it has been taken. The problem is that the refocusing reduces image quality substantially. MIT researcher has a solution.
Panasonic has announced the Lumix G6, a mid-range interchangeable lens camera with a Micro Four Thirds mount. The new Lumix comes with an updated viewfinder, upgraded Venus Engine and an improved ISO range. It should be available before the end of May for under $1000.
Fujifilm has unveiled the new XP200 and S8400W, from the company's rugged and long-zoom series respectively. The XP200 is shockproof, freezeproof, waterproof and dustproof, while the S8400W sports a 44x optical zoom lens. Both cameras will be available in May 2013.