GoPro Action Camera GoKnuckles Launches On Kickstarter (video)

GoPro Action Camera

If you are looking for a unique way to steady your GoPro action camera whilst recording but also give you full control as you move. You might be interested in GoKnuckles a new action camera grip which has been specifically designed for the GoPro and inspired by the iconic Brass Knuckles.

Created by GoWorx the GoKnuckles allow you to mount your action camera either way and is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $4,500 in pledges to make the jump into production.

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Joey 360 Degree 4K Ultra HD Video Capture And Broadcaster (video)

4K Ultra HD

Jeff Glasse based in New York has created a new 4K Ultra HD camera called the Joey 360 desktop camera that is capable of capturing full motion 360 degree video for a live webacast or two-way panoramic teleconferencing.

The Joey 360 has been under development for the last 2.5 years and is now ready to take to market if Jeff can raise the $40,000 he requires via his Kickstarter crowd funding campaign.

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Polaroid Socialmatic Camera Coming this Holiday Season


Back in January, we first talked about the Polaroid Socialmatic digital camera. Polaroid has now announced that the camera will hit stores in time for holiday shopping this year. The camera s designed and manufactured by Socialmatic LLC and uses the Polaroid name under license. The camera is an instant camera like those Polaroid made famous in the 80’s, but for the digital generation.

The Socialmatic has a 14MP front camera and a 2MP rear camera sensor. The front camera has LED flash and on the back of the camera is a 4.5-inch LCD. The big feature of the camera is an integrated printer that allows users to instantly print 2×3″ photos right from the camera. Photos taken with the camera can be stored to 4GB of internal storage or microSD cards.

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Jolt GoPro Wireless Charger Launches On Kickstarter (video)

GoPro Wireless Charger

GoPro action camera users that are looking for a convenient and easy way to recharge their batteries during downtime, might be interested in a new GoPro wireless charger called the Jolt, which has launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week.

The Jolt GoPro wireless charger is looking to raise the $98,000 to help take the idea from concept into production. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about this handy action camera wireless charger.

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Tiny VIDIT 1080p Pocket Camera Offers WiFi And iOS And Android Support (video)

Pocket Camera

A new pocket camera called VIDIT has launched over on the Pozible crowd funding website which has already raised over $20,000 to help take the camera from prototype designs into manufacture.

The VIDIT pocket camera measure just 62 x 39 x 24 and can record 1080p footage at 30fps as well as offering VGA recording and real time wireless video streaming when required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the VIDIT camera project and see it in action.

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Fujifilm X30 Premium Compact Camera Available Next Month For $599 (video)


At the end of last month Fujifilm announced the launch of a new Fujifilm X30 premium compact camera which features a 12 megapixel sensor and EXR Processor II image processing engine

Together with a 2/3-inch X-Trans CMOS II sensor and features a 28-112mm f/2.0-2.8 lens with 4x optical zoom. This week Fujifilm have confirmed that the new compact camera will start shipping next month and be available to purchase for around $599.

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Panasonic Lumix CM1 Smartphone Camera Unveiled With 20 Megapixel Sensw

Panasonic Lumix CM1

As well as announcing their new Panasonic Lumix GM5 compact camera which is equipped with a electronic viewfinder, Panasonic have also announced the launch of their new Panasonic Lumix CM1.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 smartphone has been launched at this weeks Photokina 2014 event in Cologne and is equipped with a 20 megapixel 1 inch sensor that has been combined with a F2.8 Leica lens offering an equivalent focal length of 28mm. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Lumix DMC-CM1 project and see it in action.

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Panasonic unveils Lumix GM5 with electronic viewfinder

lumixPanasonic launched their third Photokina camera and it is another addition to the company’s collection of compact mirrorless Micro Four Thirds devices. The Lumix GM5. This model is a small 16-megapixel interchangeable lens camera that is similar to the Lumix GM1 which was launched last year, with one major difference. The introduction of a 1.16M-dot electronic viewfinder.

The camera combines the sensor with the Venus Engine image processor for noise reduction and includes a new Detail Reproduction Filter Process that is supposed to help you by improving clarity in bright conditions.
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Samsung NX1 Smart Camera Unveiled Starting At $1,500

Samsung NX1

Just in Time for this years Photokina 2014 Photographic event, Samsung has taken the wraps off their new Samsung NX1 camera which has been designed for the professional market.

The Samsung NX1 is fitted with a 28 megapixel back side illuminated CMOS sensor together with NX AF System III auto focus technology, providing users with a 205 Phase Detect AF points covering 90 percent of the frame.

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Ricoh WG-M1 Rugged Action Camera Now Available To Pre-Order For $300 (video)

 Ricoh WG-M1

Ricoh has this week taken the wraps off its new Ricoh WG-M1 action camera which is equipped with a 14 megapixel CMOS sensor that makes it capable of recording Full HD video in widescreen 1080p resolution.

The Ricoh WG-M1 is priced at $300 and is now available to pre-order in either orange or black finishes and is equipped with a fast f/2.8 ultra-wide angle 160 degree lens.

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HTC Planning To Launch 16 Megapixel Waterproof Action Camera?

HTC action camera

It has been reported today that HTC is currently in the process of developing a new waterproof action camera that it hopes will compete directly with the likes of the already established GoPro range and others.

The new HTC action camera is rumoured to be equipped with a 16 megapixel sensor and will automatically connect to smartphones and tablets running either Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android operating system using a companion application

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Virtual Reality Camera Rig Equipped With 6 Red Epic Dragon Cameras Unveiled

Virtual Reality

A new virtual reality camera rig has been unveiled this weekly NextVR which is equipped with six Red Epic Dragon cameras which have been arranged to provide a 360 degree view of the surrounding environment.

The new system is the world’s first virtual reality 360 degree 3D digital cinema camera system and has been designed to help filmmakers and broadcasters capture ultra high definition VR content.

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