Monthly Archive: August 2012

Apps for your camera! Coming soon!

All the camera world goes into the Application support hype! | Mirrorless Rumors. Everyone announces support for “smart cameras” with installable apps. Hey, at CES 2012 I spoke with every camera manufacturer present on the floor and persuasively told them why they needed to provide support for camera apps. I will, of course, take full credit for this revolution in cameras! (I am positive that no one else thought of this!...

YouTube View Fraud – how top producers once (and maybe still do) gamed the system

View fraud is used to rapidly increase the number of views of an online video, moving a video quickly on to the Most Viewed and Top Rated lists. That, in turn, exposes the video to real users who are implored to “Subscribe!”. There are numerous online reports (and data to back them up) suggesting that many of today’s top online video producers use view fraud to game the system and achieve...

Two 3D Still Photos – red/cyan stereoscopic anaglyph

Shot both of these with a used Kodak Playsport camera (Zx3). Stereoscopic image processed in Stereomaker. Red/cyan glasses needed for viewing. Original images are just 5 megapixels; if you click on the image you can view the full size photo.     Related articles #3D images using normal and very wide interaxial lens spacing Some 3D photos (red/cyan glasses needed for viewing) Grab your 3D glasses for this view of Curiosity’s...

Do new Nokia phones eliminate CMOS “jello effect”?

The shakiness in this video ought to produce a lot of CMOS jello – but it doesn’t: Nokia’s unsafe cyclist promises ‘things are about to change’ in confusing new teaser (video) — Engadget. Could this be a hint that Nokia’s new phones have a global shutter or use a CCD perhaps to eliminate the wobble? My current phone and my small sensor CMOS cameras all have terrible CMOS jello at the slightest...

Amazon rumored to not include 3D in next tablet

Makes sense to me, at this point: But if the past is any indication of the future, Amazon will not be including 3D in any new tablet — regardless of whether the price point would be increased as a result of the technology. 3D isn’t considered all that important or, to be more charitable, exciting. If this turns out to be correct, Amazon will have missed a real chance, no make...