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LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

Virtual reality holds as much promise for the entertainment industry as it does for the gaming industry, but it is still largely relegated to the realm of high-budget projects able to invest in large VR camera rigs. The team behind LucidCam aims to change that; they've developed a small pocketable camera with stereoscopic lenses that allows the everyday consumer to record VR content, and it won't cost more than the average smartphone.

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Netgear Arlo Q is a security camera with more free cloud storage

Netgear Arlo Q is a security camera with more free cloud storage

The connected home security camera market continues to heat up, with not only the Nest Cam, but also Kodak and Logitech competing for supremacy. Now Netgear is back with an updated version of their Arlo camera, the Arlo Q, touting more free cloud storage for video recordings than its rivals. The Arlo Q comes with seven days of online storage, whereas Logitech's Circle offers 24 hours for free, and the Nest Cam requires a subscription.

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Pulse gives your remote control over DSLR and Mirrorless cameras

Pulse gives your remote control over DSLR and Mirrorless cameras

There are times when you don't want to touch your camera or when if you do touch the camera it can mess up your long exposure shots. In these instances you need some way to control your camera remotely and if you want more control than a basic shutter remote can give you, Pulse is worth a look.

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Nest Cam bundle saves $100 on a trio of cameras

Nest Cam bundle saves $100 on a trio of cameras

The smart home generally gets a lot more useful the more it's connected, and now Nest Cam buyers can get three of the streaming cameras in a new bundle. Set to go on sale this weekend, the new Nest package consists of a trio of the WiFi-enabled security cameras for $497.

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Leica D-Lux solid gray camera adds shade of gray to the compact Leica range

Leica D-Lux solid gray camera adds shade of gray to the compact Leica range

Leica has been peddling the D-Lux camera for a while now in a version with a black body that is packed with features. A new version of that camera has been unveiled that has all the same specifications as the black version with the difference being a grey and silver body. The control knobs and lens are matte silver and the body is coated in gray enamel.

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Yuneec debuts Typhoon ActionCam for handheld ground shots

Yuneec debuts Typhoon ActionCam for handheld ground shots

California drone-maker Yuneec has just announced a handheld stabilization camera dubbed the Typhoon ActionCam, allowing users to capture the same smooth video footage on the ground as they would in the air via the use of a drone. If the device looks familiar, that's because it's very similar to the handheld Steady Grip unit from the recent Typhoon Q500 drone, which let users transfer the 4K camera from the UAV to the Grip and control it with their smartphone.

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Don’t panic if Nexus 5X camera apps show inverted images

Don’t panic if Nexus 5X camera apps show inverted images

If you're using your favorite non-Nexus third party camera app on your shiny new Nexus 5X and are surprised to discover your photos upside down, don't panic. It's not a hardware flaw. And it's not a software bug either. Well, at least not completely. The Nexus 5X camera module is indeed oriented in an unconventional way, but don't worry, that is as intended. The problem unfortunately lies with these third party camera apps aren't using the latest Camera2 API, which has resulted in no small amount of shock and confusion for users.

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Lytro Immerge sets its Light Field sights on VR movie-making

Lytro Immerge sets its Light Field sights on VR movie-making

It's no secret that virtual reality is the next big thing in entertainment. It's hard to say just how far out it is in terms of the mainstream market, but there are a lot of big players working on virtual reality technologies. We've been seeing headsets and ways to consume this media, but one of the major hurdles is creating that content. After all, you can't simply go out with a camera, shoot some video, and have that translated into an interactive 3D environment. But one company wants you to be able to do exactly that.

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Sony announces Alpha A68 camera with 4D focusing tech

Sony announces Alpha A68 camera with 4D focusing tech

While Sony has been busy lately releasing powerful mirrorless and full-frame sensor cameras, its latest edition to the Alpha lineup proves they haven't completely forgotten about entry-level DSLRs. The new Alpha A68 camera features a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, accepts A-mount lenses, and has a hybrid electronic OLED viewfinder. The real surprise feature, however, is what Sony has dubbed "4D focus," which offers fast, accurate tracking autofocus with 79 AF points.

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Polaroid sues GoPro, says it ripped off Cube camera

Polaroid sues GoPro, says it ripped off Cube camera

Remember GoPro’s new Hero4 Session, the action camera that looks strikingly similar to Polaroid’s previously launched “Cube” camera? That camera has earned GoPro a lawsuit, with Polaroid’s maker C&A Marketing lobbing accusations of patent infringement at GoPro. While C&A Marketing holds a U.S design patent for its Cube camera, GoPro doesn't have a U.S. patent for its Session.

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AEE S40 Pro Red action cam shoots Full HD, is now available

AEE S40 Pro Red action cam shoots Full HD, is now available

Following the launch of its AEE S60 Plus action cam earlier this month, the company is back with another model, this one that AEE S40 Pro Red Edition action cam. AEE Technology isn’t as well-known in North America as GoPro and the other big companies in the market, but it offers several small cameras for one’s adventures, and the S40 Pro is no exception. This model is small with a protruding fixed lens and variety of features, including Full HD video recording.

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GoPro footage teases how stable its drone really is

GoPro footage teases how stable its drone really is

Drones may have not yet littered our skies, but they do already litter product brochures and retail sites. Many of them come with their own camera for fun and profit, but a lot also swear fealty to GoPro's line of action cameras, long considered to be the authority in that field. Now, however, GoPro is trying to spread its wings almost literally by entering into the UAV market itself. Not only has it formally acknowledged the existence of such a project, it is now also teasing how buttery smooth footage taken from its quadcopter will be.

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