Lumera Transforms Your DSLR Into A Smart Camera (video)

Smart Camera

Photographers looking to add more functionality and features to their camera might be interested in a new add-on smart camera adapter called the Lumera, that has been created by Lumera Labs and is currently over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website looking to raise $90,000.

The Lumera smart camera adapter has been designed to provide the ability to connect your camera via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (BLE). Opening up a new world of features and functionality.

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Kodak PixPro SP360 Action Camera Officially Launches From $349 (video)

Kodak PixPro SP360

Kodak has today officially launched their new action camera in the form of the Kodak PixPro SP360 is equipped with a 360 degree curved lens that is capable of providing a 360 degree images that can be viewed via a companion app that is supported by both Android and iOS devices.

With a unique 360 degree curved lens, the SP360 action camera enables users to select from multiple viewing modes including ring, dome, front and rear 180 degree shots, 360 degree panorama and globe.

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Sony Launches G Series XQD version 2 Memory Cards

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Sony has launched some new memory cards called the G Series XQD version 2 memory cards that are designed for people who are using high-end DSLR cameras that are capable of 4K video recording such as the Nikon D4/D4S. These new memory cards are very fast with up to 400MB/S read and 350MB/s write speeds. Storage capacity for the memory cards is up to 128GB.

The cards support both PCI Express Gen.2 and USB 3.0 interfaces and all capacities ship with a USB 3.0 card reader. The USB 3.0 card reader and fast read and write speed mean that photographers will be able to move large RAW file formats and 4k video to and from the camera much faster than they were able to in the past.

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Filmbo iPhone Camera Mounts Tracks Your Position For Selfie Videos

Selfie Videos

iPhone owners that would like to record selfie videos or footage of their exploits on skateboards, skates or just performing demonstrations, that require you to move around may find Filmbo a great device to enhance their selfie video recordings.

Filmbo has been designed to provide users with a mini robot photographer perfect for selfie videos that is capable of tracking your position without the need for anyone to hold your camera. Watch the video below to see how Filmbo it can help you record those selfie video shots but always keep you within frame even if you move around.

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360 Degree Action Camera 360Fly Passes Through The FCC (video)

360 Degree Action Cam

A new 360 degree action camera in the form of the 360 Fly as this week successfully navigated its way through the FCC, hinting that it will soon be available to purchase commercially in retail shops and online.

The 360 Fly action camera is fitted with a single-lens 360 degree horizontal and 240 degree vertical fisheye lens, providing users with the widest field of view on the market, say its creators.

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Easy-Macro Lens Offers Easy Smartphone Macro Photography (video)

Smartphone Macro

Anyone who enjoys taking photographs with their smartphone but would like to engage in a little more smartphone macro photography. Might be interested in a range of macro smartphone lenses created by Adam Hicks for both iOS and Android devices.

The Easy-Macro smartphone macro lens is available in either 2x, 4x, and 10x magnifications and can be backed over on the Kickstarter with pledges starting from just $13. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Easy-Macro lens and see it in action.

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Transform A DSLR Or Smartphone Camera Into A 3D Camera With Kúla (video)

3D Camera

Owners of digital DSLR cameras and smartphones that are interested in taking 3D photographs might be interested in a new adapter which has been created by Íris Ólafsdóttir based in Iceland called the Kúla.

The Kúla 3D camera adapter has been designed to transform any normal camera into a 3D photographic system. Learn more about the Kúla project and see it in action in the video after the jump.

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Oppo N3 Camera Module Exploded View Reveals More Details

Oppo N3

Over the last few weeks more and more details have been teased about the camera module that will be included in the new Oppo N3 smartphone when it is launched at the already announced Oppo media event taking place later this month on October 29th.

To whet your appetite a little more before the official unveiling Oppo has today again teased their new Oppo N3 camera module by releasing an exploded view of the 16 megapixel camera unit revealing its inner workings for the world to see.

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Leica X “Edition Moncler” limited edition camera

LeicaIf you like limited edition cameras, this one will be right up your alley. Leica has announced the Leica X Edition Moncler camera. This camera is based on the Leica X (type 113) model and there will only be 1,500 units of the camera made. Yep. That’s pretty limited. So it should be pretty expensive as well.

This camera was designed with Moncler, a French fashion brand in case you didn’t know, which explains the French flag and color design motif. For example, those colored stripes are made from premium leather, which should appeal to fashion forward camera users. It certainly looks nice and stylish.
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INDIGLO Dual Action Camera Handlebar Mount (video)

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Cyclists that also like to use handlebar mounted action cameras might be interested in a new dual handlebar mount called the INDIGLO which has launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this month.

The INDIGLO handlebar mount has been created by Simon Zappia and Lesley Williams and is compatible with GoPro, Garmin and Indiglo5 devices. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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