Here's to a new age of 'reality'

| Jan 14, 2017

Here's to a new age of 'reality'

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Feel the power of VR Everyone is now familiar with virtual-reality headsets, but what about other wearable VR equipment? Cerevo have announced an upcoming release of Taclim, which it says are the world’s first VR shoes and VR gloves. This tech allow users to ...

Hitachi develops Japan's first 'lensless' camera technology

/ Nov 15, 2016

Hitachi develops Japan's first 'lensless' camera technology

Hitachi Ltd. says it has developed camera technology that can capture video images without a lens and adjust its focal position afterwards, becoming the first Japanese firm to do so.The technology using a special thin film will allow cameras to be lighter and thinner ...

Camera makers struggle to stay atop smartphone wave

Feb 12, 2016

Camera makers struggle to stay atop smartphone wave

High school student Nao Noguchi is a perfect example of why Japanese camera sales have plunged in the past few years — she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos.“It is easy to ...

/ Sep 3, 2015

Texas man kills himself while taking selfie with gun

A 19-year-old Texas man is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself while posing for a selfie with a gun.Deleon Alonso Smith died of a gunshot wound to the throat about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment in southwestern Houston. Investigators say Smith ...

U.S. announces $20 million police body-camera program

/ May 1, 2015

U.S. announces $20 million police body-camera program

U.S. officials on Friday announced a $20 million pilot program to help equip law enforcement agencies across the country with body cameras.The program is part of a general push by American police agencies to outfit officers with cameras to provide clear recordings of arrests, ...