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Nikon cameras can now be used as webcams with new official tool

Nikon cameras can now be used as webcams with new official tool

Nikon is the latest camera company to release software that enables it cameras to function as webcams, a necessity in our new remote-working world. Camera companies began releasing this new functionality several weeks ago as retailers experienced a shortage of high-quality webcams and many people were forced to find alternatives while working remotely.

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Nikon Z5 is your gateway to full-frame addiction

Nikon Z5 is your gateway to full-frame addiction

Nikon is offering a new gateway into full-frame ownership - or should that be obsession? - with the new Nikon Z5, promising a big sensor with a relatively small price. Based around a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, the Z5 gets the same EXPEED 6 image processor as its more expensive Z-series siblings, but starts out at under $1,400.

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Nikon D6 DSLR puts the focus on autofocus

Nikon D6 DSLR puts the focus on autofocus

While the smartphone market is seemingly obsessed with megapixel counts, the camera industry has moved on to solve the next big problem in digital photography. In contrast to mobile OEMs, camera makers seem to be content with incremental increases in sensor sizes while putting their efforts heavily on improving other parts of the formula, specifically the autofocus system. That seems to be the vibe that Nikon is giving with the new D6 which it describes as having its most powerful AF system to date.

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Nikon Z50 is the maker’s first DX-format mirrorless camera

Nikon Z50 is the maker’s first DX-format mirrorless camera

Nikon has expanded its Z Series camera line with the new Z50, the company's first DX-format mirrorless camera. The new model comes with a much lower price tag than the previously launched Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 models. The new Z50 mirrorless camera packs a number of notable features, including the Z mount for compatibility with Nikon's NIKKOR Z DX and Z FX lenses, as well as a large touch display and more.

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Nikon gives first look at its future D6 DSLR model

Nikon gives first look at its future D6 DSLR model

In a brief statement today, Nikon confirmed that it is currently developing its future D6 DSLR, an update to the company's existing flagship D5 model. The camera maker included a picture of the future model with its announcement, as well as confirmation about -- and a picture of -- its future AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens.

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Nikon DSLR owners can finally transfer RAW images with SnapBridge

Nikon DSLR owners can finally transfer RAW images with SnapBridge

Nikon camera owners can finally transfer RAW images from their WiFi-enabled DSLR or mirrorless camera to a mobile device using the company's SnapBridge mobile app. The new ability arrived this week in an update for Android and iOS, one that also includes fast image transfers and an improved mobile design. Nikon users have been requesting the ability to wirelessly transfer RAW images using SnapBridge for years.

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The autonomous car tech Elon Musk said was “doomed” is calling his bluff

The autonomous car tech Elon Musk said was “doomed” is calling his bluff

One of the most controversial - and expensive - components in autonomous car development looks set to get a significant price cut, with Nikon announcing plans to begin mass-producing LIDAR sensors later this year. The deal will see camera company Nikon build low-cost Velodyne laser rangefinder systems, suitable for driverless vehicles, robotics, UAVs, and other projects.

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Nikon COOLPIX A1000, B600 make the case for dedicated cameras

Nikon COOLPIX A1000, B600 make the case for dedicated cameras

They say that the best tool is the one that you have with you. In terms of photography, that might mean your smartphone’s camera. With mobile image sensors becoming more and more capable, some might even wonder if there’s a future for entry-level compact cameras at all. Unsurprisingly, camera maker Nikon says there is and its new COOLPIX A1000 and COOLPIX B600 compacts try to prove why.

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Your autonomous car could have a Nikon 3D sensor

Your autonomous car could have a Nikon 3D sensor

Nikon is getting into the LIDAR business, with the camera and lens company teaming up with Velodyne on sensors and scanners for autonomous cars, robotics, drones, and more. The deal comes as Nikon invests $25m into Velodyne, though the cash is only part of the involvement the two companies will have moving forward.

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Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera arrives on November 16

Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera arrives on November 16

Nikon unveiled its Z6 mirrorless camera back in August, and now it has finally announced an availability date: November 16. Once tomorrow rolls around, buyers in the US will be able to purchase Nikon's new full-frame mirrorless offering, giving them a pro-tier alternative to bulky DSLRs.

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Nikon D3500 is a DSLR designed for smartphone graduates

Nikon D3500 is a DSLR designed for smartphone graduates

Some camera makers have more or less conceded defeat to smartphones, shifting their focus and products to professional DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Others, however, are trying to get back at smartphones by taking advantage of one of the biggest trends in the mobile market: photography. Nikon is one of those and its D3500 is a clear example of that strategy. Dubbed as its lightest and friendliest DSLR, Nikon is positioning its new camera as something for those who want to take their photography to the next level with a quality that smartphones simply cannot match.

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Nikon Z7, Z6, Z mount kick off new full-frame mirrorless age

Nikon Z7, Z6, Z mount kick off new full-frame mirrorless age

Nikon is late to the full-frame mirrorless camera game. Not as late as Canon, who has yet to unveil its new darling next month. That said, fans of the camera maker might forgive its tardiness after Nikon pulled no punches in promising photographers the best it could offer in this department. With two new Z cameras to cover both tiers of the market and a very compatible new mount system, the Nikon Z7 and Z6 could give even Sony reason to worry.

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