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How to not suck at darts? Get a motion-tracking dartboard

How to not suck at darts? Get a motion-tracking dartboard If they’re like Mark Rober, they spend their time inventing awesome techy gadgets and making YouTube videos about them.The first challenge was to predict where the trajectory of a dart thrown from the regulation distance would land.

Panasonic squashes rumors on scaling back cameras, confirms some changes

Panasonic squashes rumors on scaling back cameras, confirms some changes The report says that Panasonic is re-arranging multiple branches of the company in a round of restructuring the company’s unprofitable segments.More: Panasonic continues video focus at CES with 5 lenses enhanced for filmmakers Panasonic, however, says that the report refers to its internal structure and that the digital imaging segment is not being dismantled.

Samsung's new Gear 360 streams 360 live, and finally works with iPhones

Samsung's new Gear 360 streams 360 live, and finally works with iPhones Along with the new flagship phones, Samsung also took the wraps off a new Gear 360 camera that's smaller and more powerful than the original.One of the biggest complaints about the original Gear 360 is that it only works with select premium Samsung Galaxy phones.

Fujifilm expanding production of chemicals used to make film, digital sensors

Fujifilm expanding production of chemicals used to make film, digital sensors Today, April 4, Fujifilm announced the launch of its Fine Chemical Business Division after acquiring a Japan-based chemical company.While chemicals are more traditionally associated with developing film, they’re also required to manufacture the photoresists in digital camera sensors as well as LCD screens.

The Alcatel Flash is the first phone with a dual rear-facing and front-facing camera

The Alcatel Flash is the first phone with a dual rear-facing and front-facing camera In fact, phone manufacturer Alcatel is having quite a year so far.Here’s everything we know about Alcatel’s 2017 smartphone lineup, as well as the details about the 2017 phones that have already been released.

Not dead yet: These point-and-shoot cameras still put your phone to shame

Not dead yet: These point-and-shoot cameras still put your phone to shame Which point-and-shoot camera is the best?While sales are down at the very-low-end, there’s an uptick in premium point-and-shoot models that offer advanced features and high-end specs.

ZTE Nubia NeoAir VR is a 360-degree camera for your smartphone

ZTE Nubia NeoAir VR is a 360-degree camera for your smartphone Filming 360-degree video content for viewing on your virtual reality headset doesn’t need to cost you a lot of money anymore.There are a number of manufacturers out there making compatible cameras and now ZTE has joined that list, with the debut of its Nubia NeoAir VR camera alongside a new Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone.

The only camera on your phone that matters now is the one that takes selfies

The only camera on your phone that matters now is the one that takes selfies The only camera on a phone that's ever mattered has always been the one on the back.No, the most important camera on your phone is now the selfie camera.

Nikon unveils D7500 midrange DSLR with many of the D500's features

Nikon unveils D7500 midrange DSLR with many of the D500's features Today Nikon introduced an upgraded version of its prosumer DSLR, the Nikon D7500.The Nikon D7500 is built around the same 20.

Ricoh shifts focus to high-end cameras, puts rumors of industry exit to rest

Ricoh shifts focus to high-end cameras, puts rumors of industry exit to rest The report also suggests the company is expanding the production of camera sensors used in cars.Point-and-shoot camera announcements from all major manufacturers have all but stopped as the smartphone makes small-sensored cameras almost redundant.

BoxFish 360 is an underwater 360 camera that thinks outside the box

BoxFish 360 is an underwater 360 camera that thinks outside the box The Boxfish 360 is a professional underwater virtual reality camera by New Zealand underwater company Boxfish Research, releasing next month.“The physics of small sensors, small domes, and light filtered by water simply limits what you can achieve with action cameras underwater,” said Richard Robinson, award winning photojournalist, underwater photographer, and Boxfish 360 tester.

Facebook is developing 360 cameras that let you move with 6 degrees of freedom

Facebook is developing 360 cameras that let you move with 6 degrees of freedom On Wednesday, during the annual F8 conference, the company introduced the Surround 360 x24 and x6, both 360 cameras named for the number of lenses in its sphere-shaped body.Unlike the social media platform’s last 360 experiment, the latest cameras use six degrees of freedom (6DoF) which means users can move through the footage.

A recent ‘Alien: Covenant’ trailer was shot entirely with a GoPro

A recent ‘Alien: Covenant’ trailer was shot entirely with a GoPro The latest installment in the Alien series, set to premiere on May 19, uses point-of-view footage to capitalize on the terror and isolation of forming a new colony on the other side of the galaxy.The action cameras, Scott says, creates both intimate and intense cuts using the first-person point of view.

4K resolution is coming to the popular Ricoh Theta

4K resolution is coming to the popular Ricoh Theta On April 20, the company announced a prototype Theta 360-degree camera, which will be on display at the NAB Shot in Las Vegas from April 24 through April 27.Details on the latest to the Theta lineup are slim — in fact, the camera doesn’t yet appear to even have an official name.

How to pick the right camera for 360 video

How to pick the right camera for 360 video But before we get into specifics, it's important to understand what 360 video is and isn't.And while the Ricoh camera has a solid reputation among users, the new Gear 360 (which now works on iPhones as well as Samsung phones) looks like the stronger pick.

Google launches new camera and better software for its 360 video platform

Google launches new camera and better software for its 360 video platform ) — it's the latest entrant into the ultra-hot 360-video camera space courtesy of Google, and it's called the Yi Halo.The Halo is the next-generation Jump camera.

Say hello to the Halo 8K, 3D 360-degree pro camera that’s super portable

Say hello to the Halo 8K, 3D 360-degree pro camera that’s super portable On April 24, the company launched the Yi Halo, a stereoscopic 8K 360 camera, and the consumer grade Yi 360 VR camera, during the NAB conference in Las Vegas.Those 17 cameras and Jump stitching software work together to create an 8K x 8K resolution at 30 frames per second.

DJI’s redesigned Ronin 2 is ready for bigger cameras, more challenging shots

DJI’s redesigned Ronin 2 is ready for bigger cameras, more challenging shots On Sunday, DJI announced the Ronin 2, a three-axis gimbal with enough heft to stabilize DSLRs and big cinema cameras even while traveling as fast as 75 mph.The Ronin 2 is a complete redesign of the $1,000 Ronin launched in 2015, updated to shoot with bigger gear in more ways with a quicker setup.

Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig

Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig However, there’s dearth of worthwhile VR video content out there.Today, the company has announced a new and improved VR video rig called the Yi Halo.

Acer debuts the world's first 360 video camera with built-in LTE

Acer debuts the world's first 360 video camera with built-in LTE They're all nice  — in many cases, thinner and faster than what came before — but the biggest surprise product was the company's Holo 360, the world's first 360-degree/VR camera with built-in LTE.I'm not sure why you'd want to make a phone call from a 360-degree camera, but, uh, OK.