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Hydrus VR camera system captures 360 8K video deep underwater

Hydrus VR camera system captures 360 8K video deep underwater

Virtual reality has allowed us to explore and experience everything from remote places around the world to fantasy and sci-fi settings. The next big location, however, could be the deep sea. Marine Imaging Technologies has announced a new camera system that's capable of capturing incredible 360-degree video at underwater depths with almost no light. Dubbed Hydrus VR, it's not meant for underwater photography hobbyists, but instead for professional VR experiences and documentary filmmakers.

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Canon PowerShot SX740 HS brings 4K to affordable compacts

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS brings 4K to affordable compacts

Advancements in smartphone technology have brought mobile devices closer to digital camera performance. They have, however, never truly destroyed that market, even the lower end ones. In fact, camera makers have found a new purpose for point-and-click and compact digital cameras, offering an affordable stepping stone to more powerful DSLRs. That is exactly Canon’s tagline for its new PowerShot SX740 HS that, for the first time, bring 4K video to Canon’s compact family.

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Nikon mirrorless camera: First details official

Nikon mirrorless camera: First details official

Nikon mirrorless camera details were revealed by the company for the first time this week. They've not quite told ALL the details just yet, but the first wave of the oncoming storm is officially here. Nikon revealed that they are, for real, developing a "next-generation full-frame (Nikon FX-format) mirrorless camera and NIKKOR lenses featuring a new mount." Because everyone wants and loves new mounts, right?

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SiOnyx Aurora action camera turns night into day

SiOnyx Aurora action camera turns night into day

Cameras can do a lot of magic, especially when you’re talking about smartphone cameras. Mobile cameras, on the other hand, are pretty limited in where you can take them. And while action cameras like the GoPro are more rugged, they have even more limitations in what they can do, especially once the sun has set. Enter the SiOnyx Aurora, a one of a kind consumer action camera that has the uncanny ability to bring light even in the darkest of nights.

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Nikon’s first mirrorless full-frame camera: all the leaks here

Nikon’s first mirrorless full-frame camera: all the leaks here

While the smartphone market is preoccupied with Samsung Unpacked and then IFA, the photography world is no less busy. There’s Photokina at the end of September but even before that, Nikon might have something big prepared soon. According to reports, the camera maker is finally embracing modern times with its first mirrorless full-frame camera. While that may still be a month away, some details are already keeping Nikon fans on the edge of their seats.

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Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras

Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras

Once upon a time, smartphone cameras were judged by their megapixel counts. Over time, both marketing teams and users have learned to look beyond raw numbers. Sony, however, seems to be turning things around again with its new IMX586 image sensor for smartphones. While more megapixels doesn’t always mean better, it’s hard to deny the benefits of having 48 megapixels occupying the same space as a standard smartphone camera sensor, promising not just high-resolution images but also better low-light performance.

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Wyze Cam and Cam Pan security cameras get Alexa support

Wyze Cam and Cam Pan security cameras get Alexa support

Wyze, the company that offers inexpensive home security cameras, has announced new Alexa support for its Cam and Cam Pan models. The support went live for users earlier this week, enabling them to control their Wyze security cameras via voice. As with other similarly supported security cameras, Wyze users will need to have an Alexa device featuring a screen, such as a Fire TV or Echo Show.

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$121M says Light is the future of smartphone cameras

$121M says Light is the future of smartphone cameras

This week the folks at Light have some tech that'll make future mobile cameras more advanced than ever before. They've created a couple of devices so far - the first runs Android and sports 16 camera lenses, 10 of which fire at the same time. Light also has a more mobile smartphone device with 9 lenses currently in the making. Today Light shared news of a funding round led by Vision Fund to the tune of $121 million USD.

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The Fujifilm XF10 wants to be your Instagram best friend

The Fujifilm XF10 wants to be your Instagram best friend

Fujifilm has announced an unusual new premium compact camera, the Fujifilm XF10, packing a sizable sensor and a fixed f/2.8 prime lens. The pocket-sized little compact may not have lens flexibility like many of its X Series siblings, but it does pack 24.2-megapixels from an APS-C sensor.

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Essential’s $200 camera now costs $19

Essential’s $200 camera now costs $19

Essential put its 4K 360 camera up for sale overnight on a massive discount - as if they were having a fire sale. OH MY GOD IT'S A FIRE... sale, if you know what I mean. This camera requires the assistance of the Essential Phone PH-1 to work, and does not do much of anything on its own. With the Essential Phone PH-1, this becomes one of the most interesting smartphone accessories on the market today.

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OnePlus 6 DxOMark verdict: not so bad

OnePlus 6 DxOMark verdict: not so bad

OnePlus has been challenging the status quo and the big players when it came to offering flagship specs for less. And while it has mostly delivered on its promise, the one thing it hasn’t exactly been good at was with the cameras. Naturally, it would boast about improved photography prowess, especially with software updates, but it hasn’t been particularly impressive. With the OnePlus 6, the company takes another stab at claiming a spot on DxOMark’s list and it may have just worked.

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Google Clips update improves expression recognition, adds Timelapses

Google Clips update improves expression recognition, adds Timelapses

Google's tiny smart camera, Google Clips, has received a big update that improves its ability to recognize facial expressions, among other things. The changes come in Version 1.6, which also brings a new Timelapses feature, though it's not quite the same as a timelapse you'd create using a regular camera. The update is live now on the Google Play Store and iTunes.

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