Cameras

  • Watch: Apple's new spaceship-like campus filmed on a GoPro camera; shows construction progess at the site 17 hours 56 minutes ago

    Shot with a GoPro camera-equipped drone, this video shows an aerial view of Apple's new spaceship-like campus "Campus 2". The 126-acre 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 bottle-shaped selfie camera August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: For fashion-loving teenagers who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottle-look camera that can be a perfect bag accessory. Named the Cyber-shot DSC-KW11, 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 photo-device with a frame interval of 4.4 trillion frames per second. The fastest cameras have relied on what is known as a pump-probe 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. First-person 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. High-end 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 violence-hit 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...
  • Snapdeal introduces Alpha Feather smartphone, Click Pro sports camera; available online at Rs 10,999 onwards July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Online marketplace Snapdeal today said it will showcase the first set of consumer-centric products, including a smartphone and a sports cam, created under its 'Launchpad' programme. In April, Snapdeal had unveiled 'Launchpad' offering a platform for innovators and inventors across the country. "Innovation and technology is the DNA of Snapdeal.com....
  • Cameras in Bangalore park to ward off lovers July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Watch out if you are taking a stroll at the Bugle Park in Bangalore, for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike or the BBMP has installed surveillance cameras. This is, to control couples indulging in public display of affection, what the Mayor of Bangalore calls an anti-social activity. ...
  • Advertorial: Mother's Hand, a picture can change the way you see the world June 6, 2014

    Sony has always believed that a good camera doesn't just take a photograph. It discovers secrets, explores emotions, and uncovers nuances that the naked eye just cannot see. Every photograph tells a story. The Sony Alpha is a great camera - it puts unparalleled power and control at your disposal. But,...
  • Motor Vehicle Bill to be re-drafted in a month, says Nitin Gadkari June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Motor Vehicle Bill will be re-drafted within a month in line with advanced international practices to enhance road safety, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. His comments come within days of former Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde's death in a road accident in...
  • Bangalore: IPS officer charged with taking photos of woman, quits May 28, 2014

    Bangalore: A top police officer has resigned after he was charged with taking pictures of a woman at a coffee shop in Bangalore. He is also accused of intimidating her later. Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) P Ravindranath allegedly clicked the pictures of a woman, when she was at a...
  • Google plans to buy home security camera firm Dropcam May 27, 2014

    California: Soon, Google CCTV cameras may secure your house from intruders. The multinational corporation is reportedly planning to buy home security camera firm Dropcam. San Francisco-based Dropcam offers a $150 internet-connected camera. The camera is controlled from a special app. Using the special app, users can see live feeds, zoom and...
  • Wearable camera maker GoPro files to go public May 20, 2014

    Bangalore: GoPro Inc, which makes wearable sports cameras and accessories, filed with US regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. JP Morgan, Citigroup and Barclays are the lead underwriters of the IPO, the company told the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Viral video footage shows a row of cars sinking during terrifying landslide in Baltimore without warning as people run for cover May 2, 2014

    A landslide in Baltimore was caught on camera on April 30, 2014. The scary footage shows people milling around a row of titled cars when the entire row sinks without warning leading people off camera to scream and scamper. ...
  • Galaxy K Zoom: Samsung's new 20.7 megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Targeted towards a generation addicted to selfies, Samsung has launched a new cameraphone that improves on the legacy of the Galaxy S4 Zoom, Samsung's first attempt at a phone with an optical-zoom. One of the highlights of the device is the Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed...
  • Lytro's new camera Illum lets you shift perspective, refocus even after a photo is clicked April 23, 2014

    San Francisco: In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley company unveiled a bigger, more expensive camera designed to make a "do-over" a...
  • Google launches new Google Camera app with Lens Blur, brings Photo Sphere to non-Nexus devices April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has launched a new camera app - Google Camera - for Android phones and tablets that brings many camera features that were previously available only on the Nexuus range to other Android devices and also includes new feature additions such as the Lens Blur. Lens Blur produces...
  • Nikon launches D4S, D3300 DSLR cameras in India March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese camera giant Nikon Corporation today said it expects 20 per cent growth in the digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera segment in India in 2014-15. "We expect a very steady growth in the coming year. We would expand with another 20 per cent growth," Nikon India Managing Director...
  • Just ahead of elections, Ghaziabad authorities report shortage of video cameras March 12, 2014

    The Ghaziabad district administration is facing a shortage of video cameras, said an officer on Wednesday. "To conduct peaceful elections we need about 200 video and still cameras but we possess only 80 cameras," said Richhpal Singh, ADM City." In the 2012 assembly elections, we hired cameras and paid at the...
  • Sorry Ellen Degeneres, yours isn't the greatest 'selfie': A monkey stole a camera in Bali and is now busy clicking selfies March 4, 2014

    During a visit to Uluwatu Temple in Bali, a man had his GoPro robbed. He was going to feed the monkeys with fruits and had the brilliant idea to shoot it with his GoPro. Suddenly, many monkeys start to approach and in a matter of second his camera was robbed....
  • Smartphone cameras catching up to high-end cameras, but unlikely to outperform them February 27, 2014

    Seoul: Expect sharper, clearer selfies this year. Samsung Electronics Co. has beefed up the camera in its Galaxy S5 smartphone due for April release and added smarter camera software, following Sony and Nokia in their upgrades of handset cameras. The tweaks mean smartphone photos, ubiquitous nowadays because of social media...