Tag Archives: cameras

  • VFO HD Camera Frisbee from Brookstone

    VFO HD Camera Frisbee from Brookstone

    A Frisbee camera would at first blush seem to be a terrible idea – wouldn’t the camera be spinning so fast as to render most of the footage unusable? – but the folks at Brookstone have developed a Frisbee cam with an independent bearing between the camera and the Frisbee, which keeps the camera steady […]

  • BIKI: “First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone”

    BIKI: “First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone”

    It is by this point hackneyed to point out that humans know more about outer space than we do our own underwater depths (and I’m not even sure if that’s actually true), but the point of the expression is that we have a fascinating world right under our noses. With camera drones like BIKI, billed […]

  • Amazon Echo Look Hands-Free Camera and Smart “Style Assistant”

    Amazon Echo Look Hands-Free Camera and Smart “Style Assistant”

    Step outside your home and look around at some of your fellow humans walking the streets, and you might wonder if anybody OK’ed their outfits before they left the house. Now, maybe this problem of unsupervised sartorial behavior will be ameliorated somewhat, thanks to Amazon and their recently introduced Amazon Echo Look. The Amazon Echo Look is […]

  • Nikon 100th Anniversary Celebrated With Retrospective Video

    Nikon 100th Anniversary Celebrated With Retrospective Video

    In 1917, a company then known as Nippon Kogaku K.K., now simply Nikon, was born. Like all brands that are lucky/devious enough to survive a hundred years, it’s now Nikon’s solemn responsibility to commemorate their existence, and to do that we now have a pretty cool video looking back on the last century in honor […]

  • SLO 3D Printed Camera

    SLO 3D Printed Camera

    Here’s some new evidence of the incredible advancement of 3D printing over the last few years. There is now a fully functional 35mm camera made entirely from 3D-printed parts. It’s the SLO 3D Printed Camera, a device engineered to discover ”a more authentic photograph to be found at the intersection of design and photography.” The […]

  • Teal: “The World’s Fastest Production Drone”

    Teal: “The World’s Fastest Production Drone”

    Now that drone racing is officially the Sport of the Future, the other, larger race to build the fastest drone that will probably last the rest of our lives is officially on. The current champion is Teal, purported to be the fastest production consumer drone in the world that can reach flight speeds of up […]

  • Insta360 Nano: Lightweight Panoramic VR Camera

    Insta360 Nano: Lightweight Panoramic VR Camera

    In the past, capturing 360-degree video for panoramic and/or virtual reality work required a bulky camera rig if it was possible at all. The Insta360 Nano is a new VR camera that weighs less than three ounces, and works through connection to the user’s iPhone. The Insta360 Nano can capture images in 3040×1520 resolution and […]

  • Octospot: The “World’s Greatest Action Camera for Diving”

    Octospot: The “World’s Greatest Action Camera for Diving”

    GoPro has a certain brand dominance in the field of action cameras, so much so that any footage spontaneously captured from its specialized first-person perspective is often referred to as “GoPro” footage even if the camera itself isn’t a GoPro camera. The next time you see some cool underwater footage that looks like it was […]

  • SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    Dirt: What’s it hiding? Inventor Josh Williams has come up with a way to find out for sure, by photographing all the crazy photosynthetic processes that happen while we’re busy not literally watching grass grow. It’s called SoilCam, and the images it’s been able to capture are surprisingly compelling. SoilCam is a homemade rig controlled via Raspberry Pi […]