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New UK drone restrictions start today #Drones #Quadcopters

Camera drones must stay at least 150 feet away from people All drones weighing more than 250g must be registered with the government All drone pilots must pass a drone safety test before allowed to fly Drone pilots must use “safety apps” to plan their flights “Recreational drone users must: Always keep the drone within sight Keep 500 ft away from crowds and/or built up areas, if your drone is equipped...

Nikon discontinues Nikon 1 product line, abandons Nikon 1 consumers #Nikon @NikonUSA #Nikon1

Nikon discontinues entire Nikon 1 line, including cameras and lenses. Consumers who bought into Nikon’s 1″ sensor system stuck with a dead end lens system. As seen in this chart, the camera line de facto existed for about 4 years, from its introduction in September 2011 to its last new camera introduction in late 2015: Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration Source: Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of...

“Google Introduces #VR180 Creator for #3D and #VR Video Editing” #VR3D

Great to see a resurgence of 3D, now in the VR space: Google introduced its new VR180 creator to help VR camera owners shoot 3D videos and immersive photos using affordable hardware.The tool allows anyone to create and edit VR and 3D content thanks to the simple user interface and beginner-friendly tools. Source: Google Introduces VR180 Creator for 3D and VR Video Editing

Facebook introduces “wiggle 3D” photos-coming this summer #3D #VR #VR3D

Startup and Technology News Source: How Facebook’s new 3D photos work | TechCrunch From my quick reading of the article, this is a new application for Facebook but I am not seeing that this is anything new. They use a collection of photos to determine a depth map, and then use the depth map to create a wiggle 3D image. The interpolate – excuse me – use a “convolutional neural network”...