Tag: Camera+

Vivo’s V17 Pro has a retracting dual selfie camera

Ever wished your smartphone had a dual selfie camera? What about a dual selfie camera that retracted into said phone’s body? If so, Vivo’s newly revealed midrange flagship might fit the bill. The Dongguan, China-based firm this morning took the wraps off of the V17 Pro, a handset sporting what might well be the world’s […]

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Motorola lists 4-camera Moto One Zoom for less than $450

In the immortal words of The Pussycat Dolls: “Don’t you wish your smartphone could zoom like mine?” Perhaps we’re paraphrasing, but that seems to be the angle with the new Motorola One Zoom, which Motorola announced today at IFA 2019 in Berlin. The One Zoom joins the One Power and One Action in the Chicago […]

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NeuralCam lets iPhones slowly mimic Google’s Night Sight photo mode

For frequent iPhone camera users, the new low-light photography tool Night Sight was quite possibly the most compelling addition to Google’s Pixel lineup last year; it used machine learning to restore colors and details that would otherwise be lost to tiny phone camera sensors. Now third-party developer Halcyon Products has brought a similar tool to […]

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Corephotonics lawsuit portrays ‘innovative’ Apple as a devious copycat

It’s not exactly “news” that Apple allegedly stole Corephotonics’ multi-lens smartphone camera technologies to use in iPhones. While the Israeli company filed a new lawsuit alleging as much yesterday (via PatentlyApple), it actually builds on earlier lawsuits filed against Apple in 2017 and 2018, all with the same central claim: Dual-camera iPhones are infringing on […]

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iOS 13 FaceTime ‘correction’ uses ARKit 3 to make eyes look straight ahead

Each new round of Apple’s operating system betas brings small new features that will most likely appear in the final release, and the third developer betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 include something highly unusual for Apple — a subtle face-changing feature called FaceTime Attention Correction. Flipping the switch on makes you appear to […]

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Oppo’s Under-Display Camera tech taps ‘highly transparent’ display material and AI algorithms

If you picked up a flagship smartphone with an edge-to-edge display recently, chances are the display has a cut-out or hole-punched portion to accommodate the selfie camera and adjacent sensors. The compromise is made necessary by the limitations of today’s screen and imaging technology, but at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019 this week, Guangdong-based Oppo […]

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Highway monitoring system tracks vehicles using camera data

Keeping tabs on freeway traffic flow is desirable for a whole host of reasons, chiefly because it can shed light on the underlying causes of congestion, road rule violations, and accidents. Unfortunately, traditional techniques rely on a pricey combination of radar, laser, and lidar sensors. That’s why researchers at the University of Swabi in Pakistan, […]

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