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Panasonic Announces Seven Grand Prix Finalists for Kid Witness News Global Contest 2014

Osaka, Sept 17, 2014 - - Panasonic Corporation today announced the seven finalist schools representing seven countries for the Panasonic Kid Witness News 2014 Global Contest. The Grand Prix winner will be announced in October at a global awards ceremony to be held in the United States, where the program originated 25 years ago.

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Related Topix: Panasonic, Electronic, Cameras, Education Etc., Newark, NJ

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Chronicle

Duke surgeon implants N.C.'s first 'bionic eye'Shreya...

Dr. Paul Hahn, eye surgeon at the Duke Eye Center, fitted patient Larry Hester with the first bionic eye - known as Argus - in state history on Wednesday. The Chronicle' s Shreya Ahuja interviewed Dr. Hahn for more insight into this groundbreaking surgery.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Cameras

Park Record

Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco

Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush. Over the past week, a team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used a remote-controlled underwater vehicle, equipped with sonar and video cameras, to examine and record the historic shipwrecks.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Pop/Rock, Rush, Park City, UT

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Meetings: Sept. 16

A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.

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Popular Photography

Leica Unveils M Edition 60 Digital Camera With No Display and M-A Mechanical Film Camera

Every two years, Photokina is Leica's chance to really blow things out on their home turf. Last time, they had a massive gala to unleash their new M-series cameras.

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Sys-Con Media

SanDisk Expands Portfolio of 4K Enabled Products with the...

I card, the world's highest capacity full-sized SDa memory card. These new offerings expand the company's impressive portfolio of 4K Ultra High Definition 1 capable products.

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Related Topix: Startups, SanDisk, Pliant Technology, Cameras, Marketing

Mon Sep 15, 2014

PR-inside.com

90% of output in China's camera equipment manufacturing industry...

Revenue for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China is expected to total $15.3 billion in 2013, up 9.6%. Annualized growth over the past five years is estimated at 6.5%.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Manufacturing, Digital Cameras, Electronics

Examiner.com

AT&T Wireless HTC Desire 610 review: Extra HTC features make it stand out

AT&T Wireless 's new HTC Desire 610 offers a sleek, smooth-performing Android smartphone that costs almost nothing upfront with a two-year contract. Despite its current price of 99 cents with two-year commitment, you'd be hard pressed to call the HTC Desire 610 a low-end phone.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Cameras, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Smartphone Image Sensors Market...

Image sensors are devices used to convert a visual image into an electronic signal. Image sensing technology is used in cameras, camcorders, and all types of imaging devices.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Technabob.com

Film Camera Combined with Digital Camera: Camshop

Incoming Physics student Ollie Baker used the money he got from his Arkwright Scholarship to transfer the brains of a Sony Nex-5 into a Konica Auto S3 , the latter being an analog rangefinder from the 70s. Ollie calls his resulting device the FrankenCamera .

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Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics

SlashGear.com

Panasonic Lumix CM1: a camera smartphone by camera people

Today the folks behind some of the best cameras we've used over the past 10 years have created a smartphone. Panasonic ties the smartphone universe to their long-lasting Lumix brand name with the Panasonic Lumix CM1.

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Daily Herald

Turning iPads into Movie Cameras

There's a new club at Elk Grove High School and they want to turn the iPads that most students have into movie-making machines. The Elk Grove Film Club, sponsored by social science teacher and filmmaker Bruce Janu, has a whole list of activities planned for the year: from community film screenings, to film production and editing workshops, to hosting CinéStudent, a large student film festival in the Spring.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Elk Grove, CA, Non-Profit

Ambot ah!

Will you pay $999 to shoot 4K videos on your iPhone 5S?

In fact, most Android flagships are capable of recording at this rate, but the iPhone, even the new iterations, still can't do 4K out of the box until now. All is not lost though.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Cameras

The Imaging Resource

Sony's new 28-135mm f/4 powerzoom lens is for full-frame E-mount video shooters

With the announcement of the 4K-capable A7S full-frame mirrorless camera, Sony proved two things: first of all, that the company is serious about its full-frame mirrorless offerings. And secondly, that it's serious about the serious video crowd.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Fri Sep 12, 2014

EETimes

Digital Light Projector Economics

So far Samsung has two models in China that project on any surface, and Sony has a camcorder model that projects on any surface. But the idea I like best is your interactive desktop idea--that is doable today , but of course we want a model we can afford! As Digital Light Projectors move out to cell phones and eyeglasses as well as computer projectors - I have hope that the technology will become affordable.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Computers

Sys-Con Media

Sony Announces Its First Full Frame Powered Zoom Lens -- Available for Pre-Order at Adorama

Intended for photographers who work with still images and video, the 28-135mm f4 G lens is Sony's first powered zoom for the 35mm full frame a Mount system, and has been created to satisfy professional optical and operational requirements for both high-quality still and movie imagery including 4K, when matched with a full-frame format camera such as the a 7S or a Super 35 format camcorder such as the PXW-FS7. The FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS lens boasts a constant F4 maximum aperture that maintains exposure and depth of field regardless of the selected focal range; its circular aperture enhances background-defocusing .

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Cameras

Brand Republic

Canon lets fashionistas 'live life' as models at London Fashion Week with Oculus Rift

Canon is enabling visitors to London Fashion Weekend to experience the chaos of life as a model via Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets. The camera manufacturer is capitalising on its sponsorship of London Fashion Week and the weekend event with an array of activity that will reach consumers through its social media channels.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Sys-Con Media

Sony Announces New Line Of Media Preparation Applications

These new applications streamline media management and production processes, enabling professional producers to efficiently move media from their cameras and decks, saving valuable production time and providing confidence that their media is securely backed up. Catalyst Browse is a free, powerful clip-management tool specifically designed for the latest portfolio of Sony camcorders and decks such as CineAlta, SR, XDCAM and NXCAM, including the new PXW-FS7.

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Hollywood Reporter

Sony Unveils $10,000 4K Digital Camera

Sony has extended its professional 4K line with a new camera aimed at indie features, documentaries, reality TV and other nonscripted work. The PXW-FS7 4K XDCAM Super 35mm camcorder weights just under 4 pounds and is designed with handheld photography in mind.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics, Photography, Arts

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Imaging Unit and Imaging Module', for Approval

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to an imaging unit and imaging module that include an imaging device and an optical member. "Conventionally, electronic imaging modules supporting various types from a digital camera and a digital video camera to a mobile phone with an imaging function and to an endoscope system for observing the inside of an organ of a subject have appeared.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Cameras, Cellphones

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