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GoPro has just launched the Hero 9 Black, its latest action camera for 2020. This new model introduces brand new features such as a high resolution 23.6-megapixel sensor, a colour display on the front, a larger battery, and plenty of software tweaks. GoPro is launching only the Hero 9 Black this year, which takes the
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GoPro Hero 9 Black has been launched. It’s GoPro’s flagship action camera for 2020 and features a higher resolution sensor, larger battery, removable lens cover, and a front-facing colour LCD display. The new camera takes the top place in GoPro’s lineup, while the existing Hero 8 Black should eventually move down in price, followed by
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Sony A7C has just been announced and is touted as the ‘world’s smallest and lightest’ full-frame camera. Despite the smaller footprint compared to the Sony A7 III it still features a 24.2-megapixel sensor, in-body image stabilisation (IBIS), and 4K video recording. It also supports advanced shooting modes such as S-Log, HLG picture profiles, and real-time
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Panasonic Lumix S5 is a brand new full-frame mirrorless camera launched by the company and will be available from mid-September. It is a new “hybrid” camera in the S-series which is said to offer equally good performance for stills and video work. The Lumix S5 features a wide ISO sensitivity range, 5-axis in-body stabilisation (IBIS)
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Action camera maker GoPro said on Thursday its premium subscribers can now live stream their treks, rides and swims directly on to its website. Earlier, users with high-end GoPro action cameras could only live stream content via third-party services such as Amazon.com’s Twitch, Alphabet’s YouTube and Facebook. GoPro’s premium service, GoPro Plus, lets users upload
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Zoom on Wednesday set out to capitalise on its pandemic-powered popularity with a touchscreen display tuned to its video-conferencing platform. “Zoom for Home” was touted as combination of hardware and software designed for working remotely, a trend that promises to remain after the coronavirus threat abates. The 27 inch (69 cm) displays customised for collaborating
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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 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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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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