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VIEVU teams with Motorola Solutions for new body-worn video cameras

VIEVU teams with Motorola Solutions for new body-worn video cameras

The oncoming collection of BWV (body worn video) cameras coming from VIEVU may remind you of Narrative Clip - aka the cameras formerly known as Memoto. But here as the VIEVU team announces a partnership with Motorola Solutions, they push forth a small form-factor, highly secure camera made for security organizations, police, and law enforcement in general. In other words - if you get your hands on one of these, you'll either have purchased on direct from VIEVU or you'll have copped one off a cop.

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Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera appears in unique RED auction

Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera appears in unique RED auction

There's a collection of one of a kind devices appearing this month designed by Apple's Senior Vice President of Design Jony Ive, each of them designed for an upcoming Product (RED) charity auction set for November. This auction will hold some rather fine objects designed entirely or in part by Ive including a Steinway & Sons Piano, a pair of 18k solid rose gold Apple EarPods, and the Leica M camera you see in this article. You'll notice some start simplicity in the whole lot.

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Nikon D610 FX-format HD-SLR brings 24 megapixels and Full HD video recording

Nikon D610 FX-format HD-SLR brings 24 megapixels and Full HD video recording

Nikon has unveiled its new D610 DSLR, an FX-format digital camera that builds on the D600 model with some new features. Nikon says the model is aimed at photographers who are particular about the sharpness and color of their images, among other things, with the camera utilizing the maker's various core technologies to ensure clarity. The model is slated to go on sale later this month with the body-only price of $1999.95 USD.

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Instagram advertisements to run alongside photos and video

Instagram advertisements to run alongside photos and video

As Instagram is, as they say, "a growing business", they've decided that it's finally time to take charge of their own destiny with a variety of advertisements throughout the feeds of users. In an announcement this week, the folks at Instagram responsible for letting the public know what's going on in their free and publically available app have suggested that they're aiming to make this transition as easy as possible, easing in to the program with "brand that are already great members of the Instagram community."

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GTA V timelapse video shows off game graphics from a different perspective

GTA V timelapse video shows off game graphics from a different perspective

Time lapse videos are the calming peek at cities and situations from a perspective not available in the daily grind of life, showing large swaths of time in a few short seconds -- rolling clouds, passing sun beams, and such. The Despicables Channel has taken this photographic art and used it in a rather interesting way, creating a time lapse video of Grand Theft Auto V's world of San Andreas.

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Nexus 5 MEMS Lytro camera code a case of mistaken identity

Nexus 5 MEMS Lytro camera code a case of mistaken identity

Through some heavy digging in files sourced from a real-deal Nexus 5 in the wild, sources this week have turned up mention of what they believe was MEMS camera technology in this next-generation smartphone. Using files uncovered by Myce, the folks at Android World appear to have discovered the exact camera module (or at least part of it) that'll be used in Google's next Nexus smartphone. The Sony image sensor imx179 appears in these files, leading the blogsphere to believe - again, sourcing Android World - that they've found a perfect connection to MEMS technology - also used in the Lytro camera.

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Brinno Camera offers bundles for bike and selfies

Brinno Camera offers bundles for bike and selfies

Brinno has unveiled new camera bundles that include its sleek and relatively small action camera. There are several bundles available that outfit the digital camera to do specific tasks depending on the user's needs. All these bundles use the same small camera and included 2 GB memory card. Power for the cameras comes from four AA batteries and the cameras are all designed for time lapse video.

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