Cameras

  • Railway to install CCTV in ladies' compartments 11-07-2014 05:51 PM

    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...
  • Snapdeal introduces Alpha Feather smartphone, Click Pro sports camera; available online at Rs 10,999 onwards 01-07-2014 09:51 AM

    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...
  • Cameras in Bangalore park to ward off lovers 30-06-2014 05:57 PM

    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. "Families go...
  • Advertorial: Mother's Hand, a picture can change the way you see the world 06-06-2014 03:52 PM

    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....
  • Motor Vehicle Bill to be re-drafted in a month, says Nitin Gadkari 05-06-2014 05:49 PM

    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...
  • Bangalore: IPS officer charged with taking photos of woman, quits 28-05-2014 11:24 AM

    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...
  • Google plans to buy home security camera firm Dropcam 27-05-2014 05:31 PM

    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...
  • Wearable camera maker GoPro files to go public 20-05-2014 10:21 AM

    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...
  • Viral video footage shows a row of cars sinking during terrifying landslide in Baltimore without warning as people run for cover 02-05-2014 03:24 PM

    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 29-04-2014 11:00 AM

    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...
  • Lytro's new camera Illum lets you shift perspective, refocus even after a photo is clicked 23-04-2014 10:19 AM

    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"...
  • Google launches new Google Camera app with Lens Blur, brings Photo Sphere to non-Nexus devices 17-04-2014 10:22 AM

    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 20-03-2014 12:25 PM

    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 12-03-2014 06:34 PM

    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...
  • Sorry Ellen Degeneres, yours isn't the greatest 'selfie': A monkey stole a camera in Bali and is now busy clicking selfies 04-03-2014 11:02 AM

    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 27-02-2014 01:41 PM

    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...
  • Dashboard camera captures heartwarming compilation of images of considerate drivers helping people on the road 17-02-2014 11:58 AM

    How to be a good Samaritan on the road? Are you the type that stops the car to let a row of ducks pass? Or helps an old lady cross the road? This compilation of Russian dashboard camera clips will make your day. ...
  • Watch: A camera falls from an airplane and lands in a pig pen; we are not giving out the ending 15-02-2014 12:59 PM

    What happens when a camera falls from a sky diving airplane and lands on a property's pig pen? This camera was found eight months later and viewed. Hilarious footage, but we are not giving out the ending. ...
  • Sony in talks to supply front, rear camera sensors for 'iPhone 6': Report 12-02-2014 11:04 AM

    Bangalore: Sony Corp is in talks with Apple Inc to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported. Sony supplies nearly all of the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensors for the current iPhone 5S's rear-mounted main...
  • Oppo N1: Smartphone with a 13MP rotating camera launched in India at Rs 39,999 30-01-2014 04:10 PM

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo mobile launched its first smartphone - Oppo N1 - in India. It is claimed to be the the world's first smartphone with a rotating camera. The 13 megapixel rotating camera features a 206-degree rotation, and will lock at any angle. Having just one camera...
  • Caught on camera: Guards fight off armed robbers at SBI branch 25-01-2014 08:57 PM

    An robbery attempt at State Bank of India branch was foiled by security guards after they fought off the robbers, forcing them to flee. The armed men opened fire at the guards. Two security personnel sustained bullet injuries. The incident, that was caught on the CCTV cameras, shows how the...
  • Watch: The exact moment of panic caught on camera when a plane crashes into the ocean in Hawaii 14-01-2014 11:19 AM

    A video records the panic and drama in the final moments inside a small plane when it crashed into the ocean in Hawaii. ...
  • CES 2014: Panasonic unveils wearable 4K camcorder that hooks onto your ear 07-01-2014 06:54 AM

    Las Vegas: Panasonic unveiled a product Monday that combines two big tech trends - ultra HD and wearable devices - with a portable, camera that hooks onto your ear and records in ultra-high definition 4K video. Panasonic didn't immediately name the gadget, but it resembles the company's A100 full HD...
  • Delhi: AAP releases video of alcohol being distributed by parties 03-12-2013 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: As Delhi goes to polls on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party has now released a video of how in violation of the Election Commission guidelines, alcohol is being distributed in Delhi by rival parties. Pointing fingers at the Congress and BJP, Arvind Kejriwal's party has filed a complaint...
  • Smart TVs, security cameras vulnerable to attacks from cyber criminals: Report 01-12-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Besides PCs and mobile phones, internet-connected devices like smart TVs, routers and security cameras are also now vulnerable to attacks from cyber criminals, security software provider Symantec today said. With millions of devices now connecting to the Internet and in many cases, running embedded operating systems like Android,...
  • Bangalore police gives more time to banks to install CCTV and alarms 28-11-2013 02:59 PM

    Bangalore: Even as police continue to remain clueless on the whereabouts of the ATM attacker and have spread out a dragnet in Anantpur district in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Bangalore Police Commissioner has given some relief to banks on tight security for ATMs. Bowing to banks' demand that they need at...
  • Panasonic to launch fewer digital cameras in 2014: Report 21-11-2013 10:01 AM

    Bangalore: Japanese consumer electronics firm Panasonic Corp will launch about five compact digital cameras next year, half of this year's number, as it looks to return the business to profitability by fiscal 2014, the Nikkei reported. Panasonic has been shifting its focus to products for businesses, such as automotive systems...
  • A new camera system to predict violent behaviour 10-11-2013 05:45 PM

    London: Scientists have developed a new camera system that can help predict a person's aggressive behaviour such as kicking, pushing, hitting and throwing. The system Kintense analyses a person's body and figures out where the joints are in order to create a real-time 3D skeleton figure. An algorithm then recognises...