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Samsung camera module focuses on improving image stabilization

Samsung Electronics is working on a new 13-megapixel camera module with optical image stabilization, an area where Samsung has fallen behind its competitors.

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True colors come first for Samsung's new smartphone camera tech

Want to take a smartphone picture with high color fidelity even in poor light? Samsung Electronics has developed a new technology that it claims will deliver just that.

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IDF 2013 keynote: Intel announces Bay Trail tablet CPU, slew of Haswell Chromebooks

Ending weeks of anticipation, Intel launched its next-generation Atom chip, Bay Trail, at the Intel Developer Forum on Wednesday.

Intel to demo notebook PC with integrated Kinect-like sensor at IDF

Lat year at IDF, Intel showed off a camera peripheral from Creative that could recognize the user, listen for his voice, and interpret gestures. This year, Intel has taken it a step farther.

The best of IFA 2013: 15 eye-grabbing laptops, cameras, smartwatches, and more

Most years, the IFA trade show in Berlin is pretty boring. In 2013, it's anything but.

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Raspberry Pi-powered camera network protects wildlife

The Kenya Wildlife Service has a powerful new tool in its fight against the poachers who threaten endangered species living in the country's most remote areas: a high-tech network of custom cameras called Instant Wild that can instantly locate illegal activity as well as keep tabs on nearby animals.

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Hands-on: Ricoh's Theta, a personal 'Street View' camera

Camera enthusiasts can duplicate the Google Street View panoramic effect with Ricoh's Theta, a sleek camera that fits in your pocket.

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Charmed Labs' and Carnegie Mellon's Pixy open-source robot camera

Open-source project Pixy aims to give vision to hobbyists' robots

Pixy is a fast-vision sensor you can quickly 'teach' to find objects, and it reports its findings through several simple interfaces.

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5 ways your smartphone's ‘smarts’ have become more important than the ‘phone’

People live and die by their smartphones, but placing phone calls is not the primary function of a “smartphone”.

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Area 51 revealed by U.S. government as spy plane's home

In recently declassified government documents published Thursday, the government acknowledged Area 51 in Nevada as the home of the U2 spy plane.