This is the technology we get these days with a US Soldier wearing a helmet fitted with a camera that captures video for later upload to YouTube. Check it out. The soldier was shot but was not seriously injured.
The footage is part of a documentary of the war in Afghanistan done by Funker 530.
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.
As part of an art project, Assistant professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Professor Wafaa Bilal has attached a camera at the back of his skull. The photos will be shown in an exhibition at the Arab Museum of Modern Art.
There are now positive rumours that iPod Touch will get FaceTime video chat due to a new front-facing camera. On the iPhone 4, FaceTime is tied to the person’s phone number. AppleInsider reported that FaceTime for iPod Touch will tie to via an email account. Rumors of Apple’s upcoming iPod refresh will take place either Aug. 16 or 17.
HardMac has released a photo of what it claims is the next generation iPod touch, presumably set for release in September. The photo looks quite closely to what has been predicted that Apple would add back camera to the next iteration of iPod Touch.
There are now evidence that Apple will add camera feature onto the next version of iPad. The discovery was made from Apple’s iPad management policies document. Users were dismayed when the current iPad do not have a front facing camera which can be use for Skype and other photo taking apps.
OmniVision Technologies supplies Apple with the CMOS image sensor for the iPhone camera. The company has secured 5-megapixel CIS orders for the next-generation iPhone model.
Is Apple adding a camera and video editing feature to the next generation iPods? This is the rumour that is going around Apple’s best selling product which will be refreshed some time in September.