HumanEyes introduces £400 360° Vuze XR Camera

  HumanEyes Technologies has announced its upcoming Vuze XR Camera, designed to capture, create and share both high-resolution photos and full motion video, in either 5.7K 360° or VR180 formats. Available fourth quarter of 2018, the unusual looking Vuze XR Camera HumanEyes can capture content in 360° (2D) or stereoscopic VR180 (3D), all from one innovative…

Kodak launches VR camera, the 4K VR360, in time for Christmas

First shown at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin at the end of August, Kodak's new VR camera, the 4KVR360 (also known as the ORBIT360 in the US) is now available in time for Christmas. Featuring an all-in-one 360˚ VR camera, with two fixed focus lenses on either side, it also boasts 20 megapixel CMOS sensors…

Polaroid announces return with OneStep 2. Is the analogue camera revival on?

The Polaroid OneStep 2 is the first Polaroid branded camera for ten years. Image: Polaroid Originals Ten years after it made its last instant film camera, Polaroid is back under a new brand, Polaroid Originals. Writing for ShinyShiny, Chris Price wonders whether this is the beginning of the analogue film revival?  If analogue record players…

Half of all images are selfies, claims new research

Image: Nearly half of all digital snaps are selfies. Image courtesy of HelloCanvas.co.uk Seems we are a nation of happy snappers, or at least very vain, taking more than 2,000 selfies per year, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 British adults carried out by digital printing website HelloCanvas.co.uk, found that while…

DETU Twin 360° camera now available from Amazon

Looking for a lightweight 360° camera to take to festivals or on your holidays? First unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the DETU Twin is a dual lens model that's billed as ultra lightweight (just 98g) and easy to use. It captures 3K videos and photo, which can be uploaded straight to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, while livestreaming is simple…

Extend phone photography talents with exchangeable lenses from Lensta

With the Fisheye Lensta, you can get some pretty interesting results such as this picture of a Springer Spaniel puppy in her crate I love the iPhone 7, but sometimes smartphone photography can seem a bit limiting creatively, at least compared to digital SLR photography. While there's no doubt that phone…

Smanos UFO camera controllable via iPhone/Android smart phone

Smart home security experts, smanos, has launched the flying saucer shaped UFO Panoramic Wi-Fi HD Camera as a new addition to its range of smart home security products. Available separately or as an add-on to existing smanos home security systems, the new UFO Panoramic WiFi HD Camera uses surveillance-grade fisheye lens technology, superior night vision and accurate…

Add 360 degree video/images to Android smartphone with Insta360Air camera

This looks like fun. It's a 360 degree camera that clips onto your Android smartphone. Called the Insta360Air, the camera can shoot 360 degree images and video that can either be livestreamed or shared instantly on social media. The device can also be used as a 360 webcam which users connect to their laptops via…

Sony introduces UMC-S3C 4K video camera for low light conditions

Following the launch of its 4K network camera, the SNC-VB770, Sony has introduced a new 4K video camera aimed primarily at professional use, including wildlife monitoring and video surveillance. Capable of achieving both high sensitivity and resolution with colour video recording in 4K, the £3869.97 UMC-S3C provides - according to its manufacturer - the highest…