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Sony’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plans to sell software by subscription for data-analysing sensors in situ. Transforming the light-converting chips into a platform for software – essentially akin to the PlayStation Plus video games service –
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The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new US financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. A US defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed
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As many of us are working from home and connecting with our colleagues, teams, and clients through video conferences due to the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for high-quality webcams has increased significantly. But as computer peripheral makers and laptop companies are yet to make notable improvements at their end, Panasonic has brought a solution called
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The makers of specialised cameras to quickly scan for fevers as people enter crowded workplaces are grappling with soaring demand while confronting supply disruptions, forcing some to prioritise customers such as hospitals, executives told Reuters. Many businesses around the globe have halted or reduced operations to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus which
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The coronavirus outbreak in China has given unprecedented glimpses into how an extensive system of surveillance cameras works, as monitoring stations are rebranded epidemic “war rooms” helping to check people’s movements and stifle the disease. China is trying to build one of the world’s most sophisticated surveillance technology networks, with hundreds of millions of cameras
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Fujifilm has finally launched it’s X-T4 flagship X series mirrorless camera in India, after its global announcement in February. Fujifilm India had an online event where top-level executives made the announcement through a YouTube live feed. The new X-T4 succeeds the highly popular X-T3, adding new features such as in-body image stabilisation (IBIS), a fully articulating
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Robots delivering meals, ghostly figures in hazmat suits and cameras pointed at front doors: China’s methods to enforce coronavirus quarantines have looked like a sci-fi dystopia for legions of people. Authorities have taken drastic steps to ensure that people do not break isolation rules after China largely tamed the virus that had paralysed the country
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Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H has been launched, the company’s latest digital single-lens full-frame mirrorless camera aimed to deliver cinema-quality video output. This new camera joins the Lumix DC-S1 and Lumix DC-S1R in Panasonic’s lineup of professional-grade, full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Lumix DC-S1H sensor’s resolution has been set at 24.2-megapixels, and it complies with the new Dual
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The doorbell-camera company Ring has quietly forged video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them potential access to homeowners’ camera footage and a powerful role in what the company calls the nation’s “new neighbourhood watch.” The partnerships let police automatically request the video recorded by homeowners’ cameras within a
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Earlier this May, Fujifilm finally took the wraps off its flagship medium-format camera, the GFX 100 and now, the company has officially launched it in India. The GFX 100 is a medium-format, mirrorless camera which boasts of a 100-megapixel sensor, in-body image stabilisation, 4K video recording and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). The camera is available
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At an event in New York yesterday, Sony announced a follow-up to its 2017 A7R III full-frame mirrorless camera. Simply called the, the A7R IV, the new camera boasts of some big upgrades over the previous model, which was already feature-packed to begin with. The ‘R’ moniker in the A7 series stands for resolution and
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Panasonic launched a follow-up to its Lumix G85 Micro Four Thirds camera called the Lumix G95 back in April, and now, the company has finally launched it in India. The camera features built-in 5-axis image stabilisation, 4K video, and a rugged design. In India, the camera is available with two kit options. The one with
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Japan’s Sony on Tuesday reported an 18.4 percent increase in first-quarter operating profit, beating market expectations thanks to a strong performance in the image sensor business. The electronics firm posted an operating profit of JPY 230.93 billion ($2.1 billion) for the April-June quarter, up from JPY 195.01 billion a year prior. That was above a
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Amazon’s surveillance camera brand, Ring, has reportedly entered into partnerships with around 200 police and law units across the US. Ring never disclosed the exact number of partnerships that it maintains with law enforcement. However, an email obtained by web portal Motherboard cites notes from a police official which revealed the number. “Every decision we
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