Yahoo! Buys IQ Engines

As you probably know by now, Yahoo! is undergoing a major overhaul. It’s cutting programs and acquiring companies left and right in order to stay up-to-date and relevant. As of August 24th, IQ Engines is the latest firm to be bought up by Yahoo!.

IQ Engines is a budding image recognition firm that used to offer its customers image recognition products to help them with various photography and image-based needs. Yahoo! has bought the company and added it to Flickr, its primary image and video hosting website. According to a letter left on the IQ Engines website, the company will focus on organizing Flickr’s massive photo collection and make it more accessible.

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Canon PowerShot N Facebook Edition Compact Camera Unveiled For $300

Facebook users who enjoy taking a snap or two might be interested in a new camera created by Canon that expands on their Canon Powershot N camera, in the form of the new Canon PowerShot N Facebook Edition compact camera.

The new Canon PowerShot N Facebook Edition camera is equipped with a unique Facebook button that allows users to easily upload both images and videos from their Canon PowerShot N camera directly to their Facebook account.

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Piper Home Security Camera Can Be Controlled From Your Smartphone

A new home security camera concept has launched over on the Indiegogo crowd funding website this week called the Piper. Which has been created to provide users with simple home security solution for remote monitoring your home as well as providing smart home automation.

The Piper home security camera is fitted with a HD camera that provides a wide field of view and enables users to pan and zoom in a way that makes you feel like you’re actually there directly from your Android or iOS smartphone and tablet. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Piper home security camera project and see it in action.

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Tadaa 3D Instagram Style Photo App Allows 3D Photo Creation

A new standalone application has been rolled out called Tadda 3D this week which brings with it a number of features, one of which empowered you with ability to create 3D photos from within the application.

Following on from the recent update that was rolled out to the none 3D Tadaa app earlier this month, the new standalone Tadaa 3D app uses the same object-detection feature.


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Samsung Galaxy NX Camera Now Shipping In The UK

The Samsung Galaxy NX Camera has been available to pre-order from a number of UK retailers since the end of July, and now the device has started shipping in the UK and is now available to purchase for £1,299.

The Samsung Galaxy NX camera which is an interchangeable lens camera with 3G and 4G LTE connectivity plus WiFi and it is powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

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VIRB and VIRB Elite Garmin Action Cameras Unveiled (video)

Garmin has today launched new additions to its range of Garmin action cameras in form of the new Garmin VIRB and VIRB Elite action cameras.

The Garmin VIRB will be arriving in stores during September priced at $300 and the VIRB Elite for $400. Both Garmin action cameras comes with a range of mounts, including handlebar, helmet, suction-cup, and a standard tripod adapter.

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FlexCam Compound Camera Equipped With Thin-film Flexible OLED Screen (video)

A new style of compound camera concept has been created and unveiled this week in the form of the Flexcam which is fitted with thinfilm colour Flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (FOLED) viewfinder together with an array of lenses on the rear.

The FlexCam is a unique compound camera platform that has been designed to explore the interactions with colour photographic prints using thinfilm flexible colour displays, say its creators.


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Hyetis Crossbow 41 Megapixel Camera Smartwatch Unveiled

More and more smart watches are flooding on to the market and one of the latest is the Hyetis Crossbow which is Swiss made and features and massive 41 megapixel camera.

The Hyetis Crossbow smartwatch has been designed to connect to Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 8 smartphones and devices and will be available to pre-order very soon for around $1,200.

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Sony Lens Camera QX10 And QX100 Smartphone Add-Ons Leaked

This week before Sony has had a chance to announce or unveil their new and very unique Sony Lens Camera creation officially, photos of the new Sony Lens Camera smartphone add-on have been leaked earlier than expected.

The leaked images reveal the Sony Lens Camera DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lenses which are equipped with a built-in sensor, Bionz processor, Wifi and NFC wireless connectivity and a SDcard slot.

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Casio EX-ZR800 Compact Camera Launches In Japan With 5 Axis Stabilisation

Casio has launched a new compact camera in Japan this week in the form of the new Casio EX-ZR800 which is equipped with a 16 megapixel sensor.

One of the major new features incorporated into the Casio EX-ZR800 camera is a five axis stabilisation as well as a 18x zoom EX-ZR800 Exilim engine-equipped model with features like continuous shooting.

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Bigshot Camera Kit Created To Teach Children About Photography

A new camera kit has been created called the Bigshot that provides everything you need to build your very own camera. The idea behind the Bigshot camera is to help children learn more about photography and cameras in general and requires that the bills their own camera before any images can be captured.

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PiCE Water Resistant Raspberry Pi Case And Camera (video)

A new Raspberry Pi Case has been created by Elson Designs in the UK called the PiCE, which has been design ed to provide a waterproof housing for your Raspberry Pi and camera module.

The PiCE Raspberry Pi Case is a rugged design that allows you to keep your mini PC safe and allows you to use your Pi and the Pi Camera as the Raspberry Pi foundation intended. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the PiCE Raspberry Pi Case project and see it in action.

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