The GoPro Hero 3 is smaller than the HD2 by 30% and also weigh 25% lighter. The new camera comes with black and white edition. The black edition can capture video with cinematic-quality 4K (3840×2160) and 4K-Cin (4096×2160). The HERO3 Black Edition will retail at $399.99. The basic White Edition ($199.99) through the Silver Edition ($299.99) to Black feature built-in Wi-Fi. The remote is a $79.99 option on both cheaper cameras. The cameras are compatible with GoPro’s app for iPhone and Android, which allow users to control the camera and live preview via the devices.
FujiFilm releases the latest FX1 digital compact camera with these dimensions 4.2 inches wide, 2.4 inches across and a scant 1.2 inches deep. The camera features a 2/3 inch 12-megapixel sensor inside with a retractable, manual zoom, 25-100mm f/1.8 – f/4.9 lens that’s optically stabilized.
Other specs are 3-inch LCD packing 460,000 dots, an auto ISO range of 100-12800, 1080p video recording at 30 FPS, a battery good for 300 shots and full manual controls. FujiFlim XF1 will be out in October and will cost you $500 in brown, black or red faux leather.
Start-up camera company Lytro offers adjustable focus after shooting the photo which is unconventional. How does it work? The Lytro camera uses a microlens array sensor which is able to capture far more light data from many angles than with a conventional camera. The Lytro website has all the details.
The new Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is a digital camera and the first to have a mini projector. Check out the video for a review and demo of the projector.
Extech released a new mini microscope that integrates a digital camera with a microscope. The camera will capture and download up to 60 jpg images (320×240 pixels) to your PC. This device cost $299.
The device features:
- 1.8” TFT Color LCD Screen with 2MB Memory
- 7x to 108x magnification range:
- Optical zoom: 7x to 27x
- Digital zoom: 4x
- Three white LEDs with adjustable brightness for object illumination
- 5 Image Effect modes: Normal, Gray, Inverse, Emboss, and Dual Window View
- Dual Window View simultaneously displays the magnified image next to the original image
- Real-time imaging on your PC screen via USB interface and included software
- Includes microscope stand for hands-free viewing
- Comes with Windows®-compatible software and mini USB cable
The 30 megapixel Pentax 645 Digital camera and the smc PENTAX-D FA645 55mm F2.8 lens will be available in 2010. No pricing at this stage.
Source: Pentax 645 Digital in 2010
You will not need to go all the way to Milan to see Leonardo’s work of art. A 16 billion pixel image of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper has been posted by HAL9000, giving you a budding Da Vinci Code fan a detailed view of the 15th Century work.
See it yourself using the link below.
Source: The Last Supper In Detail
Nikon has released the CoolPix P5000 digital camera and it features 10-effective megapixels, a 3.5x Zoom-Nikkor glass lens, an optical viewfinder, and an incredible, bright 2.5-inch LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating.