Lux Open Source Camera With Arduino Controlled Shutter

Kevin Kadooka has this month finished his Lux open source camera that he has been working on, with a goal of building a fully-fledged camera, using just easily purchased off-the-shelf components.

The Lux open source camera removed the need for builder to rely on anything scavenged from a potentially valuable piece of camera equipment. Which in the past has been adopted by Kevin to create his previous camera designs and homegrown prototypes.

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Kodak Pixpro Smartphone Lens Cameras Launching Spring 2014

This month Kodak has taken the wraps off their new smartphone lens camera attachments Kodak has created in the form of the new Kodak Pixpro which will be launched in the spring.

The Kodak Pixpro smartphone lens camera will compete with the already available Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 smartphone lens camera attachments that launched late last year. As well as the new Vivitar IU680 smartphone interchangeable lens camera system we featured yesterday and is also expected to launch later this year.

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meMINI Wearable Camera Lets You Capture Those Precious Moments (video)

meMINI based in Auckland New Zealand has created a unique camera which is being designed to allow you to capture precious moments whilst going about your everyday life.

The meMINI camera is the world’s first Wi-Fi enabled wearable camera, says its creators that is equipped with a new feature called Recall. That allows you to handpick your favourite moments after they have happened providing you with the gift of hindsight.

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Moment iPhone Lens Kit Offers Wide And Telephoto Lenses (video)

iPhone photographers looking for a little more functionality from their iPhone camera might be interested in a new iPhone Lens Kit which has been created by Marc Barros called the Moment.

The Moment iPhone Lens Kit has been designed to offer both a telephoto or wide-angle lens for iPhone users to use with the lenses easily attaching to a magnetic metal plate which is attached to your iPhone around the lens and flash. To learn more about this new Moment iPhone Lens Kit watch the video after the jump.

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Vivitar IU680 Smartphone Interchangeable Lens Camera System

This month Vivitar has unveiled their new Vivitar IU680 interchangeable lens camera smartphone system they have been developing which looks similar to Sony QX10 And QX100 Smartphone Lens Camera which was launched last year.

The new Vivitar lens camera was unveiled at the recent CES 2014 technology show and as yet very little is know about it. However it is thought that the system will use the manufacturer-agnostic T mount to accept interchangeable lenses.

Vivitar Interchangeable Lens Smartphone System

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PocketShot Smartphone Tripod Adapter Grips Any Smartphone

Smartphone photographers that wish they can attach their smartphones to standard tripods for extra stability when taking shots, might be interested in a new device called the PocketShot smartphone tripod adapter which has been designed by Benjamin Holm.

The PocketShot smartphone tripod adapter is a flexible holder, that has been designed to accept any smartphone, whether it is in an external case or not. The PocketShot has also been designed to easily fixed to a traditional tripod, allowing you to achieve extra stability when required. Check out the promotional video after the jump to see the new PocketShot works and learn more.


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Horizon iOS App Records Landscape Video However You Hold Your iPhone

The arrival of smartphones over the last few years, has made it easy for anyone to record video of family, friends and events throughout their life.

However some users record footage in portrait mode creating large black bars and a reduced viewing area, rather than turning their smartphones to landscape making a more suitable viewing result without back bars when viewed later on on HDTVs and during playback on other devices.

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Sony HDR-AS100V Action Camera Offers HD XAVC S Recording

This month Sony has unveiled a new action camera they have created in the form of the Sony HDR-AS100V, which brings with it improvements to the optics and a new post shooting software together with a new and ever expanding line-up of accessories to expand its functionality.

The Sony HDR-AS100V has been designed as a HD wearable high-end action camera offering high quality XAVC S recording with 50Mbps high bit rate data transfer, as well as supporting 1080/24p video and high-speed 720/120p or 720/240p.

Sony HDR-AS100V Action Camera

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Sony May Be Developing A Black And White Camera

Black and white photography isn’t dead yet. It is still popular with photographers, and even though you can attach a black and white filter on your photograph, there is a skill to it that not everyone has that skill. Digital cameras can take black and white photos with a change in settings, of course, but even so, Sony may launch a dedicated black and white full frame camera soon that only takes black and white photos.
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Raspberry Pi Video Camera And Timelapse Recorder (video)

If you are looking for a new Raspberry Pi mini PC project to keep you busy you might be interested in this Raspberry Pi video camera and timelapse recorder which has been created by Jason Birch.

The Raspberry Pi video camera uses a Raspberry Pi micro computer, Raspberry Pi camera, 3.5″ composite monitor and is powered by 6x AA batteries and is capable of recording full HD 1080p footage. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Raspberry Pi video camera project and see it in action.Raspberry Pi video camera

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GoPro Extreme Sports Channel Launching On Xbox Live (video)

This week GoPro better known for its range of action cameras has announced that it will soon be launching a new extreme sports channel on Microsoft’s Xbox Live service.

The new GoPro extreme sports channel will be available on both Microsoft’s older Xbox 360 console as well as its new next-generation Xbox One games console which launched late last year.

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Panasonic 4K GH Camera Prototype Unveiled At CES (video)

Panasonic have been show casing a prototype of their new Panasonic 4K GH Ultra HD camera at the CES 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Watch the video after the jump to see a glimpse of it behind glass.

No specifications have been released by Panasonic at the current time but the Panasonic 4K GH Ultra HD camera is thought to be equipped with a 16 megapixel sensor, 1/8000 shutter, 21mm OLED viewfinder, 3,000+ dot, 1mil dot OLED screen.

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