Category Archives: digital cameras

First super market without cashiers

Amazon opened in Seattle (US) the first super market without any cash registers. The vision of “Amazon Go” is that customers just take the goods needed and leave afterwards the super market. The payment is done automatically via their amazon … Continue reading

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Drug recommendation based on face recognition

In two Austrian pharmacy stores the company Bayer Austria currently tests a system which scans the faces of the customer. Based on the scan the software determines sex and approximate age of the person and proposes drugs. According to Bayer … Continue reading

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Asus introduces new memo pad with HD resolution

Asus introduces at the IFA a revised memo pad 7. The Android (Version 4.4 with a highly adapted interface named ZenUI) tablet with the model number ME572C has a 7″ display but a higher resolution than its predecessor, 1920 x … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi to control camera system in order to protect rhinos

The company Cambridge Consultants uses a Raspberry Pi in order to control a robust Camerasystem which monitors rhinos in the Tsavo national park. The camera system sends its data in real time over satellites to the wild life service which … Continue reading

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360 degree TV

A new camera, Omnicam360, developed by the researcher Christian Weißig the Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI) in Berlin allows the recording of a 360 degrees panorama. This camera placed e.g. in a soccer field enables the user to play camera man for himself. During a … Continue reading

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Nokia presents the new Lumia 1020 with 41 megapixel camera

Nokia presented its new smartphone Lumia 1020 in New York. The main feature underlined by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop was the 41 megapixel sensor. This sensor is already known from the Pureview 808 but the new Lumia has now a … Continue reading

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Smartphones and tablets replace the classic camera

Most smartphones have an integrated camera which is permanently used by users also in vacation. Smartphones with Internet connection usually also offer publishing of pictures immediately on social media platforms such facebook which is a clear advantage in comparison to … Continue reading

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