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Panasonic Announces 20X-Zoom Pocket Camera, Full-Featured Rugged Camera

Four new Panasonic point-and-shoots were unveiled today, including the 20X-optical-zoom Lumix ZS20 and the durable Lumix TS4, which is packed with a barometer, an altimeter, and full manual controls.

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This 5.4-Megapixel Micro-Display Is the Future of Electronic Viewfinders

MicroOLED develops a 5.4-megapixel, 2560 by 2048-pixel resolution 0.61-inch display that could be used in cameras as an electronic-viewfinder.

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Sony's Glass-Plated TX200V Camera Stays Fashionable Even Underwater

One of three new Cyber-shot cameras announced today, the waterproof TX200V packs a fast autofocus system and an OLED touchscreen behind a glass faceplate.

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Sony's New Backlit CMOS Camera Phone Sensor Can Shoot HDR Movies

Sony shrinks back-illuminated CMOS technology into camera phone-sized sensors that can shoot in low-light and take HDR movies.

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Eye-Fi in Dispute with SD Association Over Wi-Fi Card Spec

What's drawing Eye-Fi's ire is the fact that the SDA has announced a spec called iSDIO that seems mighty similar to the wireless technology synonymous with the Eye-Fi brand name.

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Pentax Optio VS20: 20X Pocket Megazoom With 2X Shutter Buttons

Pentax's new 20X pocket megazoom camera has a pair of shutter buttons and tripod mounts, designed for easier operation when the camera is held vertically.

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Q&A: Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren Discusses His SDA Complaints

Wi-Fi-card maker Eye-Fi has serious concerns about the SD Association's proposed iSDIO spec, which CEO Yuval Koren says infringes on his company's intellectual property and represents a 'disregard' for the SDA's own processes.

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Q&A: Lytro Exec Charles Chi Talks Light Field, Battery Life, and Licensing

The executive chairman of Lytro--a small company doing big things in the world of photography--discusses the technology behind a light-field sensor, the possibility of licensing its camera tech to phone manufacturers, and the future of sensors.

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Sony Announces Next-generation Image Sensors for Smartphones, Digital Cameras

Sony said Monday it has developed new technology for the tiny imaging chips that power cameras in portable devices, which will allow for clearer photographs...

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Kodak Files For Chapter 11, Plans to Re-organize Company

The Eastman Kodak Company bankruptcy filing highlights a struggle to keep up with a world where smartphones are more handy than point-and-shoot cameras.

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Is the SD Association Trying to Bully Eye-Fi Out of Intellectual Property?

A blog post by Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren claims that the storage-card standards body has ignored its own processes in announcing a new Wi-Fi-enabled card spec, and that the proposed standard infringes on Eye-Fi's intellectual property.

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This 35-Foot-Long Film Camera Makes Two-Story-Tall Photos

Photographer Dennis Manarchy builds a 35-foot-long film camera to take 6-foot-tall negatives that eventually become two-story-tall prints.

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The Times of Kodak's Life

For those feeling wistful about Kodak's bankruptcy, here's a few vintage commercials from the company.

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Kodak Says Samsung's Galaxy Tab Infringes Patents

Struggling Eastman Kodak Co. on Wednesday charged Samsung with infringing five of its patents in the Galaxy Tab.

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Eastman Kodak Files for Chapter 11 of U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Struggling Eastman Kodak said Thursday that it and its U.S. subsidiaries have filed for Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to reorganize its business.

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