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HTC isn't done with dual-camera phones. President Chialin Chang announced during an event in Taipei on Thursday that HTC will be coming out with at least one new dual-camera model in 2018. Though the company is trying to "figure out how to make this feature stand out."
Concerns over how third-party developers can use facial recognition data from the iPhone X are being raised by groups like the ACLU and Center for Democracy and Technology. They believe developers could potentially use face scanning info in an improper way.
GoPro posted its first quarterly profit in two years during Q3. The company's latest financial results show it had $15 million in net income, rising far above the $104 million loss it reported during the same period last year. The Hero6 camera and Karma drone played a big role.
Apple is going to expand its use of the TrueDepth camera system with next year's iPhones, but it won't include the technology in the rear cameras, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. TrueDepth and Face ID will remain restricted to the front-facing camera.
By applying machine learning to a database of more than 30,000 images of pre-cancerous and cancerous colorectal cells, researchers were able to correctly distinguish cancerous growths 86% of the time. The AI system was detailed in a recent Japanese study.
A new way for consumers to find the products they're interested in has been introduced by eBay. The company's "Find It On eBay" feature has launched on Android and Image Search is available on both Android and iOS. You can upload a photo with Image Search.
Sony is one of the best manufacturers of image sensors, especially when it comes to smartphones and similar devices. Today, the company has announced the release of the IMX324, a new 1/1.7-type stacked CMOS image sensor aimed at automotive cameras.
2017 flagship smartphone arrived with some big design changes, featuring bezel-less screens as well as next-gen hardware. Not only the design has been greatly improved, but the camera performances have also been improved significantly, with Google Pixel 2 currently holding the
DxO is a well-known company that reviews smartphone cameras. Two years ago, it has launched its own detachable camera for iOS devices called the DxO One, which plugs into the Lightning port. Today, the company has unveiled the same detachable smartphone camera for Android
Samsung has introduced a new virtual reality camera model known as the 360 Round. It uses 17 lenses to capture 360-degree VR content and it's capable of 4K livestreaming. Also included with the 360 Round are six onboard mics for spatial audio and 50 GB of internal memory.
Third-party photo applications on Android will be able to benefit from the HDR+ capabilities included with Google's Pixel 2 smartphone. Enhanced images with improved processing will be available through other apps starting with the Android Ore 8.1 preview.
Google Photos is already able to organize your photos by people using its facial recognition capabilities and now the same kind of tech is being used to recognize pets. You can easily create albums or pull up photos of a specific pet rather than a general animal term like "dog."
Samsung covers many segments and it is very competitive in almost all of them. Now, the company has introduced two new image sensors - the ISOCELL Fast 2L9 and Slim 2X7. The new image sensors are aimed at mobile devices, precisely on smartphones, and offer excellent
Red is one of the best, if not the best, maker of high-end cinema cameras. To further improve its offering, the company has now discontinued the Dragon 8K VV sensor that was announced last year and introduced an all-new Monstro 8K VV full-frame sensor for its Weapon series of
Discovery and Google have partnered to create a travel series that'll be displayed in VR and cover all seven continents. The large 38-episode series is going to delve into the cultures of various countries and also highlight the environments of different regions.
Google introduced Lens during its I/O event earlier this year but it wasn't immediately able to offer it to the public. We're still months away from a release, but Google Lens will be debuting on Pixel phones later this year. That release was announce during its hardware event.
It'll take Apple's competitors 2.5 years to catch up to the camera technology found in its iPhone X, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Previously, he suggested it'd take 1-2 years for Android phone makers to offer the same functionality. He's updated his estimate.
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.