cameras

DJI Mavic 2 Review: Two fantastic drones, one tough choice

The wait is over. DJI recently announced the sequel to the immensely popular Mavic Pro, and it looks like the new version has almost everything a Mavic fan could want. The new Mavic 2 comes in two variants, the "Pro" — which features a Hasselblad… Source: Engadget | DJI Mavic 2 Review: Two fantastic drones, …

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Fujifilm's X-T3 arrives with faster autofocus and 4K 60 fps video

Fujifilm has unveiled the $1,500 X-T3, the newest and most technologically advanced member of its X-Series APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's a follow up to the company's high-end X-T2, already a very capable and well-reviewed model. The X-T3 has an all-… Source: Engadget | Fujifilm's X-T3 arrives with faster autofocus and 4K 60 fps video

IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition tech

It's not a secret that the NYPD has been using facial recognition tech, though the details of the program have been kept under wraps. Now, The Intercept has learned that IBM developed the technology for the NYPD using police camera footage. The fact… Source: Engadget | IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition …

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Leica's M10-P rangefinder has an ultra-quiet mechanical shutter

Leica has unveiled the M10-P rangefinder, an update to last year's M10 with a couple of changes that makes it even more discreet and technically proficient. The biggest change is a new mechanical shutter that's Leica's quietest ever, even more so tha… Source: Engadget | Leica's M10-P rangefinder has an ultra-quiet mechanical shutter

Insta360 Pro 2 captures 8K VR video with stabilization

Back in December, Insta360 managed to prolong the life of its professional VR camera, the aptly-named Insta360 Pro, with a significant firmware upgrade. But of course, since there is only so much that software can do, the company is now bringing us t… Source: Engadget | Insta360 Pro 2 captures 8K VR video with stabilization

The rise, fall and return of the smartphone megapixel race

Sony recently unveiled a smartphone camera sensor with the highest resolution yet, a jaw-dropping 48 megapixels. That's more than the resolution of its $3,000, 42.4-megapixel A7R III mirrorless camera, which has a sensor eight times larger. It sounds… Source: Engadget | The rise, fall and return of the smartphone megapixel race

Fujifilm's oddball XF10 fixed-lens APS-C camera costs only $500

Fujifilm has proven again that it's not afraid to build unusual cameras by unveiling the XF10, a premium fixed-lens compact that will be the successor to the X70 compact. It's got a wide-angle 18.5mm f/2.8 fixed lens (equivalent to 27.8mm in full-fra… Source: Engadget | Fujifilm's oddball XF10 fixed-lens APS-C camera costs only 0

AI-powered instant camera turns photos into crude cartoons

Most cameras are designed to capture scenes as faithfully as possible, but don't tell that to Dan Macnish. He recently built an instant camera, Draw This, that uses a neural network to translate photos into the sort of crude cartoons you would put o… Source: Engadget | AI-powered instant camera turns photos into crude cartoons

New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

It wasn't too long ago that Google announced a slew of new features coming to its various products, from the terrifyingly realistic Duplex phone-calling Assistant to the tantalizingly useful camera-based navigation for Maps. These new tools are start… Source: Engadget | New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

RED is building an 8K 3D camera for its holographic phone

RED is partnering with a company called Lucid on an 8K, 3D prosumer camera that will work with its incoming Hydrogen One smartphone, Lucid announced. The device — shown above in prototype form at RED's Hydrogen One party — has two synced 4K cameras… Source: Engadget RED is building an 8K 3D camera for its …

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The best instant camera

By Erin Lodi This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. R… Source: Engadget