CAMERA

  • Wearable camera maker GoPro developing their own consumer drones: Report Yesterday

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Watch: Apple's new spaceshiplike campus filmed on a GoPro camera; shows construction progess at the site September 1, 2014

    Shot with a GoPro cameraequipped drone, this video shows an aerial view of Apple's new spaceshiplike campus "Campus 2". The 126acre campus would include wooded walking areas, restaurants and fitness centres. It will accommodate up to 13,000 employees.Separate buildings for research would be built nearby and occupy about 300,000 square...
  • Sony unveils new perfume bottleshaped selfie camera August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: For fashionloving teenagers who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottlelook camera that can be a perfect bag accessory. Named the Cybershot DSCKW11, it has a "Beauty Effect" mode that can improve the appearance of skin tone...
  • CCTVs to be installed in UP girls' colleges and hostels August 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras at the entry gates of all girl's colleges and hostels, an official said Thursday. The decision came after discussions in a higher level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan. "The state government is worried over the rising incidences of molestation...
  • 7 tips that can help you take better photographs while on a holiday August 14, 2014

    Before raising your camera, try to work out where the light is coming from. Here are some more simple tips that can help you take the perfect holiday photographs. ...
  • The 'world's fastest' camera is a 1000 times faster than its nearest competition August 12, 2014

    Washington: Japanese scientists claim to have developed the world's fastest camera a photodevice with a frame interval of 4.4 trillion frames per second. The fastest cameras have relied on what is known as a pumpprobe process where light is "pumped" at an object to be photographed, and then "probed"...
  • New Microsoft software claims to offer a better solution to fix shaky videos August 12, 2014

    London: If you shot a shaky video while cycling or climbing, a new software can fix that. The software analyses footage and creates new frames to smooth out camera jumps. Firstperson videos shot on wearable cameras such as the GoPro are popular, said Microsoft researchers, but could be "dead boring" to...
  • 5 tips that can help you take a better selfie August 11, 2014

    Ever wondered why your friends' selfies appear to be better than the selfies you take? Here is a solution for you. The infographic below details a spate of tips and tricks that can help you take a better selfie. ...
  • A car camera revolution is fast coming into focus August 8, 2014

    Yonjin, SOuth Korea: South Korean smartphone camera makers are tapping the surging yet more technologically demanding market for vehicle cameras to dull the impact of slowing growth in global handset sales. Highend cars can carry as many as eight cameras to visually aid parking or trigger emergency brakes. That number could...
  • Pub brawl case: Posters of main accused with reward of Rs 20,000 put up across Delhi August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has put up wanted posters of the main accused in the assault case at the Prominade mall across the national capital on Saturday. Around 25,000 posters have been put up and a reward of Rs 20,000 has been declared. A court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail...
  • Saharanpur riots: Authorities deploy drone to ensure peace in the violencehit area July 27, 2014

    Authorities on Sunday deployed drone cameras to maintain peace in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district where communal violence claimed three lives and left over a dozen critically injured. Officials admitted the situation in the district was still tense although there had been no violence on Sunday morning. A curfew clamped on Saturday after...
  • Three persons bearing illegal weapons arrested July 26, 2014

    Three persons have been arrested in Ghaziabad for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, police said on Friday. The accused identified as Shiva, Anuj and Vir Singh were nabbed by the Indirapuram Police last night. "During checking on Thursday night, police tried to stop an Indica car, after which the driver tried to...
  • Delhi: CCTV cameras to be installed in cluster buses July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to install CCTV cameras in cluster buses (orange buses) plying on the streets of the national capital in a bid to provide a secure environment to its passengers, especially women. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has already started the process to install CCTV cameras in...
  • Railway to install CCTV in ladies' compartments July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Railway Ministry has decided to install CCTVs in ladies' compartments in phases in order to provide enhanced security to women passengers, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday. Responding to a query during the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said, "We will do...