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Intel RealSense D415, D435 depth cameras launch with D4 vision processor

Intel RealSense D415, D435 depth cameras launch with D4 vision processor

Intel has started shipping its D415 and D435 RealSense cameras, both part of its RealSense D400 Depth Cameras product lineup. Both cameras are powered via USB and are sold ready-to-use, being ideal for educators and makers, according to Intel, though they're suitable for a number of projects including prototype development. Both cameras are supported by Intel's RealSense SDK 2.0.

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HP Z 3D Sprout camera add-on hands-on

HP Z 3D Sprout camera add-on hands-on

The HP Sprout desktop, announced way back in 2014, was already an odd idea. It basically mounted a 3D camera on top of an all-in-one PC that let you scan both 3D and 2D objects. Its near $2,000, at least back then, price tag didn’t help its cause either. Still believing that this is the future of computer input and interaction, HP has tried to make the technology more accessible, in both form and price. Enter the HP Z 3D camera, which is basically the Sprout camera, detached, and compatible with almost any Windows system, preferably HP’s, of course.

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Samsung 360 Round has 17 lenses and captures 4K 3D streaming video

Samsung 360 Round has 17 lenses and captures 4K 3D streaming video

Samsung 360 Round was revealed this week at the Samsung Developer Conference 2017 for enthusiasts and specialists in the 3D content field (for VR). That's a fairly broad field, as it were - everything from extreme sports recording to live news broadcasting. As such, this newest 360 camera from Samsung is made to capture the most amazing spherical video a device this size is capable of.

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RED Hydrogen just 1st step to full 4-View holographic line-up

RED Hydrogen just 1st step to full 4-View holographic line-up

Mainstream phone buyers may be obsessed with the iPhone 8 and Note 8 right now, but it's RED's Hydrogen that has enthusiasts fascinated. The modular Android smartphone may be $1,200 but, in RED terms, that's a drop in the ocean compared to its film cameras that have become the darlings of professional movie-makers. What's really intriguing, though, are RED's plans for holographic video content, a vision in which the Hydrogen One is just one part.

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RED Hydrogen One up close: 5 details we just found out

RED Hydrogen One up close: 5 details we just found out

The first RED-branded smartphone RED Hydrogen One reached the hands of Marques Brownlee this week in prototype form. In a video (embedded below) he presented the device as it is today - still mostly a Beta sort of product. The potential for this product, an apparently very real product, is surprisingly giant. While the pricing might be the most key element, the first RED phone might be a game-changer.

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The best sub-$360 VR cameras for 360-degrees on a budget

The best sub-$360 VR cameras for 360-degrees on a budget

Shooting 360-degree or VR video used to require a huge budget and months of post-processing, but these days you can get near-studio quality from off-the-shelf cameras. The number of consumer virtual reality headsets is steadily rising, and VR in general is getting more affordable, most recently with Sony's PlayStation VR. Now's the time to pick up a sub-$360 VR camera, and we can help you choose.

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Insta360 Nano cam gives iPhone 360-degree video capture

Insta360 Nano cam gives iPhone 360-degree video capture

VR-supported and 360-degree videos are starting to become more common, but your everyday user doesn't always want — or have access to — a big fancy camera rig to capture such footage while one the go. The Insta360 Nano aims to address this need with a pocket-size camera that brings 360-degree video recording to the iPhone.

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Intel’s Google Tango phone released for sale

Intel’s Google Tango phone released for sale

Intel has decided that this week, amid the masses of information being released on all manner of CES 2016 devices, they'd release a phone too. This device isn't just any phone, of course, it's a developer-aimed device - which means they aren't aiming to sell them in droves, by any means. Instead, Intel's device is meant to be sold to developers who will then use the capabilities of the device to create their own unique applications for the near future, complete with Google Tango action.

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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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GoPro Odyssey is a 16-camera VR rig priced at $15k

GoPro Odyssey is a 16-camera VR rig priced at $15k

Back in May at Google's I/O conference, GoPro unveiled a 16-camera virtual reality rig intended to work with the new Google Jump platform. Now, the camera-maker has announced the final version, known as Odyssey, which is available for purchase. That is, if you have $15,000 in spare change on hand. And if you're a professional content creator and producer." And GoPro accepts your application.

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DIY Atlas 3D scanner uses Raspberry Pi for high resolution scanning

DIY Atlas 3D scanner uses Raspberry Pi for high resolution scanning

There are several 3D scanners on the market today that you can buy already put together, but those devices can be very expensive to purchase. A new 3D scanner has turned up that is a DIY device that you build yourself. The Atlas is designed to be inexpensive to build and to offer high resolution scanning and to do so it uses a cheap Raspberry Pi for the brain.

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Lenovo B50 brings 3D imaging to the desktop

Lenovo B50 brings 3D imaging to the desktop

An all-in-one computer is typically meant for your desktop, whether at the home or office. Those desktop computers can also be used for conference calls and video chats, where the quality of the camera packed in matters. For those looking to provide a higher level of interactivity and productivity, Lenovo’s new B50 all-in-one packs a 3D camera, letting your PC “see like the user does”. According to Lenovo, the new camera mimics the human eye’s depth sensing and overall vision capabilities.

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