Category: Cameras

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Reporters still refer to 3D Goggles with a new twist: “goggle-free 3D”

Many biased reporters called 3D glasses “3D goggles” to insult the technology as best they could. They then simultaneously rave over VR helmets, which makes no sense. My 3D glasses are nearly identical to my reading glasses, but no one says I’m wearing “reading goggles”! And we don’t wear “dark goggles” when we drive on a bright and sunny day!...

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#Ricoh introduces software development kit, APIs for Theta V #VR camera #VR360 #CES2018

Yay! Ricoh announces a software development kit and partner program for third parties to add features to their Theta V camera. This is exciting – 4-5 years ago, I approached all the camera makers at CES about adding an SDK for their cameras. Panasonic was interested, Sony and Canon did not blow me off, but Nikon was stuck on stupid....

Portland MAX trains in VR 360

I picked up a Samsung Gear 360 (2016 model), which shoots 30 megapixel 360 still images and 4K video (3840 pixels wide) for US $109. Amazon has them really cheap right now – I assume Samsung is getting rid of the 2016 model as they introduced the 2017 version, also called Gear 360 (but a completely different camera with only...

Big discounts on #Olympus #Cameras and #Lenses

I have the original E-M10, and love it. This Mark II deal is tempting. Cameras Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera Body $499 after $150 IR Silver: http://adorama.evyy.net/c/77972/51926/1036?u=https://www.adorama.com/iomem10m2s.html Black: http://adorama.evyy.net/c/77972/51926/1036?u=https://www.adorama.com/iomem10m2b.html Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens $549 after $150 IR Black: http://adorama.evyy.net/c/77972/51926/1036?u=https://www.adorama.com/iomem10m3bk.html Silver: http://adorama.evyy.net/c/77972/51926/1036?u=https://www.adorama.com/iomem10m3s.html Olympus OM-D E-M5...

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Snap (Snapchat) might sell a drone for selfies

Snapchat’s parent company is reportedly working on a drone, after redefining itself as a camera company last year with the release of Spectacles. Source: Snap’s sequel to Spectacles: Drones? – CNET

Canon introduces new cameras and lenses in advance of CP+ trade show #Canon #Cameras

Cameras Canon EOS 77D Digital SLR Camera Body – Black – $899.99 Canon EOS 77D Digital SLR Camera Body Kit, with EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens – $1,049.00 Canon EOS 77D DSLR Camera Kit, with EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens- $1,499.00 Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera Body – $749.00 Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera with EF-S...