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  • Israel's TowerJazz to produce sensors for Intel's 3D cameras Yesterday

    Tel Aviv: TowerJazz has won a contract from Intel Corp to produce infrared sensors for Intel's 3D cameras, the Israeli chip manufacturer said on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a market source who asked not to be named estimates that the agreement could be worth hundreds of...
  • Xiaomi Yi Action Camera: Xiaomi launches GoPro Hero challenger at $65 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Targeting the budget-conscious consumers, Chinese mobile manufacturer Xiaomi came up with an affordable device at the ongoing Mobile World Congress; this time it is a personal camera. To take on the GoPro camera, Xiaomi launched its Yi Action Camera, which is a compact action-travel camera made for the non-sedentary...
  • Lenovo Vibe Shot: It's a camera. It's a smartphone. It's a crossover device! 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Lenovo, at Mobile World Congress 2015, introduced a new device - the Vibe Shot. It is the company's first 2-in-1 camera smartphone, a crossover device. "It's first a fabulous camera that shutterbugs will love, and secondly, a performance-laden, standalone smartphone," said Lenovo in a press release. While the mention...
  • Delhi Police to deploy 55000 police personnel on election day February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has made all the necessary arrangements for the February 7 polls. Patrolling has already started in all sensitive areas to ensure a free and fair election in the city. On the election day, 55000 police personnel will be deployed by the Delhi Police. Reportedly, senior officers...
  • Ahead of voting in Delhi, BJP builds elaborate booth management plan, AAP deploys 6,000 spy cameras February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi prepares to vote on Saturday, political parties are making elaborate arrangements to manage the landmark election. While the Aam Aadmi Party claims to have deployed spy cameras to catch any attempt to bribe voters, the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) is drawing up an extensive booth management...
  • Delhi polls: Distributed more than 2000 spy cameras to volunteers, says AAP February 5, 2015

    AAP says it has distributed video cameras and audio recorders to its workers saying there could be attempts to subvert the poll process. "We are keeping a close eye on allegations of distribution of liquor," said AAP leader Atishi Marlena. ...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: Comparative view of AAP, Congress manifestos; BJP's vision document February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress have released their manifestos for Delhi Assembly elections while the BJP came out with its vision document instead of a manifesto. The BJP's vision document was released on Tuesday, just four days before elections while the Congress released its second manifesto...
  • Tirupati: 184 CCTV cameras installed at major locoations to check theft, terror threats February 1, 2015

    Local police authorites in Tirupati have launched a mission to secure the Temple Town. A hundred and eighty four CCTV cameras have been installed at major locoations to check theft and terror threats. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan becomes the first Indian to use Twitter's mobile video camera January 29, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has become the first Indian to use the mobile video camera feature on micro-blogging site Twitter. Twitter recently announced that it will be introducing a new feature which allows users to capture, edit and share videos right from the site. "Twitter has always come up with...
  • Apple granted patent for GoPro-like wearable cameras January 14, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple has been granted a patent for a wearable camera that could possibly challenge action cameras made by GoPro. The patent, which cites specific weaknesses in GoPro's cameras, includes details about a camera system that can be mounted on bike helmets or scuba masks, Apple said in an application filed...
  • Caught on camera: Firefighters drink, celebrate New Year on duty in Hyderabad January 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: A shocking act caught on camera in which a group of firefighters in Hyderabad were caught drinking and celebrating while on duty. In the video, the firefighters are seen celebrating at the fire station on the night of New Year's eve. However, all the four firefighters have been suspended. They...
  • These 3 smartphones may outperform your stand-alone cameras December 24, 2014

    New York: Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore. Of course, a phone is never going to replace a full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, otherwise known as an SLR. There's just no way to squeeze a powerful, SLR-type lens into the small...
  • World's fastest camera can capture up to 100 billion frames per second December 4, 2014

    Washington: In a breakthrough, researchers have developed the world's fastest 2D camera that can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second. The camera is faster than any current receive-only ultrafast imaging techniques, which are limited by on-chip storage and electronic readout speed to operations of about 10 million frames...
  • Wearable camera maker GoPro developing their own consumer drones: Report November 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Wearable camera maker GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The multi-rotor helicopters, priced between $500 and $1,000, will go on sale late next year, the Journal said. GoPro was not immediately available for comment. The company already...
  • Coimbatore: Rs 1.70 crore of gold ornaments stolen from financial firm November 24, 2014

    Coimbatore: Gold ornaments worth Rs 1.70 crore and Rs 5.6 lakh in cash were stolen from a city- based private financial firm dealing in gold loans, police said. A woman sweeper noticed the main doors of the firm at Kovaipudur area open and informed the security guard. He in turn...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to use spy cams to stop money power November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will provide its workers spy cameras to stop the use of money and muscle power by other political parties in the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. "Spy cameras will be given to AAP volunteers so that they can video record the illegal means adopted by...
  • Prynt: A smartphone case with a built-in printer lets you print photos instantly November 17, 2014

    London: A French company has developed a brand new smartphone case that can print selfies from the phone itself in less than a minute. French start-up Prynt recently presented its smartphone case, which includes a built-in printer. The printer is in turn connected to the smartphone via Bluetooth and can produce a...
  • HTC RE camera review: Not a replacement for your camera phone, but a supplement for the times you don't want to hold your phone November 15, 2014

    Kerhonkson: Don't live your life through a screen. That's the premise behind HTC's new RE camera, which aims to let users document all of life's little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the RE doesn't have either - we'll get...
  • IB probe ordered into reports of security lapse during PM Modi's Varanasi visit November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerned over reports that many CCTV cameras were not functioning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi, the Union Home Ministry has ordered a probe into the alleged security lapse. Intelligence Bureau has been asked to conduct the probe and find out whether the reports of CCTV...
  • Nixie: A wearable drone that flies off your wrist, takes photos from hard-to-reach places, and then comes back to you November 4, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel awarded $500,000 to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to win a contest the chipmaker hopes will help guarantee it a leading position in the emerging market for wearable computing devices. Aimed at rock climbers, the Nixie quadcopter is worn...
  • ATM cut open, Rs 14.50 lakh looted in Agra October 30, 2014

    Agra: Unidentified robbers looted an ATM of the Punjab National Bank, near Rohta crossing on Gwalior road on Thursday morning. The ATM was cut open with a gas cutter. Sadar thana police said the CCTV camera had been damaged by the robbers. Branch manager A.K. Agarwal said the ATM had Rs 14.50 lakhs,...
  • HTC RE Camera: The waterproof, 16-megapixel external camera for your phone launched at Rs 9,990 in India October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: HTC has announced the launch of its new little camera - RE - in India at a price of Rs 9,990. The HTC RE will be available in India exclusively via e-commerce major Snapdeal.com. It will go on sale in the country in the first week of November....
  • Delhi Transport Corporation installs CCTV cameras in its 80 buses October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has installed close circuit television cameras in 80 of its buses, a pilot project aimed at enhancing security in buses, particularly for women. In the first phase, DTC plans to install CCTV cameras in 200 buses, including low-floor AC and low-floor non-AC buses in the...
  • HTC RE camera gives you an alternate way to click photos, record videos October 10, 2014

    New York: Everywhere you look people are using smartphones and tablets to snap pictures and film concerts, speeches - their kids' ballet recitals - and instantly share the experiences with friends and family. At many events people aren't even looking at the stage, they are watching through their screens. HTC thinks...
  • HTC RE Camera: A waterproof, 16-megapixel external camera that you can control with your phone October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: HTC, alongside the Desire Eye selfie smartphone, has also launched a little camera, which the company claims is its newest photography innovation. It has a cylindrical design which is believed to fit comfortably in your hand. The RE features a built-in grip sensor that instantly activates the camera on...
  • Hyderabad, watch out! Traffic policemen will now have wearable cameras, iPads, tablets September 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: If you are one of those who refrains from paying challans or tries to bribe a traffic policeman, then watch out. As part of new-age policing in Hyderabad, traffic police will be geared up with special body wearable cameras. These cameras record the conversation and visuals between a traffic...
  • Mangalyaan carrying 5 instruments including a Mars Colours Camera September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after India became the first country to send a spacecraft to Mars in its first attempt, Mangalyaan has sent the first pictures of the red planet. The Mars Orbiter is carrying five instruments with it. One of them is the Mars Colours Camera. The MCC is...
  • World's first photographs taken with 3D printed telescope September 21, 2014

    London: Researchers have unveiled the very first photos of space ever taken with a 100 pounds telescope that has been developed using a 3D printer. The telescope, based on Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope design, is called PiKon; a portmanteau made from combining the alternative spelling of 'icon', which is Greek for...