Vimeo and Livestream integrate following acquisition, launch a new live event camera, Mevo Plus

The acquisition was finalized on October 18, after being announced publicly last month. It seems the two companies aren’t wasting time joining forces. The new Mevo Plus camera offers users faster data transmission speeds, increased range of use, stronger Wi-Fi performance, reduced network interference, and improved stability, compared with the prior version, the company claims. […]

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Reflex aims to Kickstart film photography with a new old SLR

Mating digital photography with film seems to me an alluring yet ultimately quixotic endeavor; who doesn’t love the idea of a camera that combines the weight and handling of a 35mm SLR with the convenience and precision of a digital one? Yet it has never been done, and likely never will be. Reflex is the […]

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Corephotonics sues Apple over dual-camera zoom patents

Israel-based company Corephotonics—which is best known for its smartphone dual-camera systems—has filed a patent infringement case against Apple in federal court. The company claims that has used Corephotonics’ dual-camera zoom technology in the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus without authorization. According to the complaint, Corephotonics Chief Executive David Mendlovic had attempted to negotiate a […]

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Panasonic releases photography oriented DC-G9 Micro Four Thirds camera

Looking at the camera body, you can see that it’s orientated more to photography rather than video, showing a lot of similarities to traditional DSLR camera bodies like the large status LCD found on top of the body. Well, they showed today they also want to give stills photographers the goods as well with the […]

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Byond will help enterprises build AR, VR, and 360-degree experiences

Byond is launching a publishing platform that allows companies to create augmented reality, virtual reality, and 360-degree applications. It’s one more set of tools designed to encourage enterprises and brands to take the plunge into promising new technologies. The Los Angeles-based startup has created the Byond Immersive Suite to make it easier for companies to […]

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Gopro Open Sources The Cineform Codec

The CineForm codec has been in development for 16 years, overseeing many innovations in the video production market: it ushered transition from standard definition to HD, and it was the first to do cinematic compression for RAW capture beyond HD. From there, it became first and only editing codec to support 3D/Stereoscopic. The CineForm codec […]

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Sony announce a7R III & two new lenses

The a7r III features the same 42.4MP full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor as the a7R II but is improved upon by new hardware to deliver up to 15-stops of dynamic range at low ISO sensitivity for stills. The a7R series has generally been aimed more to photographers due to the high-resolution sensor so this may be […]

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Sheep with cameras helped Faroe islands get onto Google Street View

The Faroe Islands, a remote archipelago that juts out of the cold seas between Norway and Iceland, doesn’t even appear on some world maps. But as of last week, the verdant slopes, rocky hiking trails and few roads of the 18 islands are on Google Street View – and a team of camera-toting sheep helped […]

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YI releases much-needed firmware update for Yi-M1 mirrorless camera

The YI Ultra Dash Camera’s image quality is twice as clear as 1080p resolution, and the 140° Wide-Angle lens provides an ideal field of view, covering three lanes with minimal lens distortion and capturing clear images of license plates or road signs without losing any details. YI Technology’s latest camera supports video recording and image […]

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Ricoh Theta V supports 4K 360-degree video recording

Ricoh Imaging had a good sized booth again this year. One half of the booth was dedicated to showing off the Theta V, Ricoh’s newest 360 degree camera with 4K video recording, streaming support, and remote playback directly from the camera to a viewing device. On the Pentax camera side of the booth, two new […]

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