camera phones

  • Are camera phones poised to replace point and shoots?

    Are camera phones poised to replace point and shoots?

    How long will it be before we’re no longer forced to lug around both a camera phone and a full-fledged standalone camera, “just in case” something truly photo-worthy goes down? According to LG, not too long. At a round table event in London last week, the company’s head of marketing stated that he sees no reason why camera phones couldn’t replace point and… Read More

  • Alltel Wireless and Ontela Launch PhotoCopter Service

    Alltel Wireless and Ontela Launch PhotoCopter Service

    If you have ever taken a picture with your phone and then transferred it to your PC you know that your thumbs can get tired. A typical phone requires 100 keystrokes to transfer 10 pictures to a PC. A recent study by Ontela found that 93% of camera phone users want to save their pictures on their home computer but only 24% actually do it. Alltel Wireless and Ontela decided to take on this… Read More

  • Daem Interactive’s Skuair Image Reader

    Daem Interactive’s Skuair Image Reader

    Daem Interactive has developed Skuair, new technology that it is calling the next generation of 2d code readers. Skuair isn’t limited to reading barcode lines and numbers but can read product logos or images. Skuair works with any mobile phone camera and is easy to operate. The user simply takes a picture of an advertisement or product logo and a low resolution image is sent to the… Read More

  • Color Document Scanning from scanR

    Color Document Scanning from scanR

    If you have used the scanR application to turn your mobile phone camera into a digital scanner, now you can do so in color. In the past all document pages sent to scanR were converted into black and white. Now if you send photos of magazines, newspapers, books or other color pages to scanR, it will convert the images into digital full-color copies. You can try the new scanR feature for free… Read More

  • scanR to Release Version for Facebook

    scanR to Release Version for Facebook

    Who needs to take notes when you can take a picture? The guys over at scanR have made note taking a thing of the past. With this nifty little service you can take a photo with your mobile handset and then send it to scanR, where it will then be e-mailed to you. Now the company has given us the word that they’re going to release a version for Facebook too. With the service students can… Read More

  • Send Digital Photos to a Mobile

    Send Digital Photos to a Mobile

    There are already plenty of methods for getting photos off a handset and onto the Web or PC, but what if you want to go the other route? Everyone takes along a phone, plus if you have a really good photo of your kid, cat or car it’s likely to be better than what most camera phones can take. Pictavision MediaShare from Exclaim is a new handy-dandy browser plug-in application, which gives… Read More