Cameras offer advantages even to smartphone owners
If you have a smartphone, you likely take lots of pictures with it. So why would you ever need a stand-alone digital camera? That's a question many consumers are asking. Digital camera sales are falling, while smartphone ...
In your face: Near-infrared glasses thwart face recognition
Panasonic steps up 3D camera tech for virtual world tours
CES spotlight on smartphones' growing role as command center
The smartphone is evolving from a communications and computing device to a command center and control panel for a wide range of other devices.
Thief posts own picture on victim's Facebook page
A suspected thief appears to have mistakenly posted his own picture on his victim's Facebook page using a stolen tablet computer, South African media reported Friday.
Global tech industry uneven as mobile surges
The global tech industry has become a tale of two sectors, with mobile devices surging at the expense of older electronics that are struggling, a forecast showed.
Toshiba smartphone camera sensor has eye on future
Toshiba launches highly sensitive 20MP BSI CMOS image sensor
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will launch a new 20-megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor, the TCM5115CL, as the latest addition to its sensor line-up for digital still cameras. TCM5115CL offers the ...
Pics, shoots and leaves: Ecologists turn digital cameras into climate change tools
As digital cameras become better and cheaper, ecologists are turning these ubiquitous consumer devices into scientific tools to study how forests are responding to climate change. And, they say, digital cameras could be a ...
Ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell presented at IEDM2012
Imec has developed an ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell with demonstrated functionality. The results, which are presented at this week's 2012 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM, San Francisco, ...
Kodak scientist, inventor of Bayer filter, dies
(AP)—A retired Kodak scientist and the inventor of a widely used color filter array that bears his name has died. Bryce Bayer was 83.
Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market
The soaring popularity of smartphones is crushing demand for point-and-shoot cameras, threatening the once-vibrant sector as firms scramble to hit back with web-friendly features and boost quality, analysts ...
Wireless data at top speed
Digital cameras and camcorders deliver high resolution film sequences that are several gigabytes in size. These can take several minutes to transfer wirelessly to your home computer via Bluetooth. Now there ...
New 3D camera for space missions—better imaging with less energy
On behalf of European Space Agency (ESA), Thales Alenia Space, SINTEF and Terma are now completing a study identifying alternatives to the cameras currently deployed on spacecrafts and space rovers.