Camera phone

  • Judah vs. the Machines: The race for prowess against a toy car

    In the latest installment of Judah vs. the Machines, Judah ventures down to Anki, a company combining augmented reality and artificial intelligence to entertain fans of racing games. Anki utilizes smartphone cameras and a dedicated app to recreate the imagery of racing battles happening on a real physical track in front of you. Read More

  • Spectral Edge wants to drive its infrared photo-enhancing tech into every smartphone

    Spectral Edge wants to drive its infrared photo-enhancing tech into every smartphone

    Smartphone cameras are so good these days it can seem almost churlish to yearn for improvements. And yet enhancements continue to shave away at imperfections as engineers turn the screw to optimize multiple aspects of image capture hardware and software. Read More

  • Hitachi Maxell develops world's smallest lens module for camera phones

    Cameras in cell phones are getting better and better, and now Hitachi Maxell has announced [JP] its contribution to make them more worthwhile: the world’s smallest lens modules for camera phones. And the company managed to reduce the mechanical noise picked up when you make video clips with your phone, too. Read More

  • Rumor: Casio Exilim cameraphone coming to Verizon

    Spyshots of a supposed Verizon-branded Casio Exilim camera-phone have surfaced on a Korean blog.  The images (posted by a random forum member) of this rumored clamshell device reveal that it will include a 5.1mp camera…and not much else. Read More

  • Rumors say LG is working on a 8 megapixel touch phone

    Supposedly there was a leak about LG developing a touchscreen camera phone named KC910 and has the potential to put competitors to shame. This will be the first LG phone to feature an 8 megapixel camera, decent flash, and image stabilization. On top of that, if the rumor is true you should be able to take 720×480 video. The phone will also feature a “new” interface and… Read More

  • Photos Of Sony Ericsson's New Cyber-shot Phone?

    I’m not one to speculate, but this may be a photo of a new Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot camera/phone hybrid with 3x optical zoom. It may or may not be replacing the K850i some day and, who knows, maybe it’ll have a 5-megapixel resolution, too. I’m going to go out on a limb and predict that the finished version will have some sort of screen, not just a metal plate as shown in… Read More

  • Five Megapixels For Korean Cell Phones

    If you live in Korea, you can get a cell phone with a 5-megapixel camera. If you don’t live in Korea, you can’t. That’s just the way it is. Some things will never change. I have one of the old school Casio EXILIM cameras and I still use it to this day even though I bought it about 5 years ago. The EXILIMs have traditionally gotten dinged for having so-so photo quality but… Read More

  • Photo Sharing with Burstcast

    Want to share the photos you’ve taken on your mobile phone? While it is easy enough to send them via e-mail, you can use Burstcast to send to one online location for all to see. Burstcast is an online image viewer that lets you e-mail your photos directly from the camera where they are then posted to a Web page. Your phone number and other personal information remains secure as well, so… Read More

  • Fujitsu Develops Unique Camera Phone Technology

    I fail to see how this is a fantastic breakthrough in technology, but to each his own. Fujitsu has been working on technology where secret messages can be stored in print and read by a camera phone. It works by skewing a yellow hue in the picture and using a camera phone with a Java application to decipher the information. Up to 12-bytes can be encoded and embedded in a picture and sources… Read More

  • Wisair, Nokia Wireless USB Camera Phone

    Wisair, one of the chipset makers trying to get its Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB solutions into every consumer product ever, is demonstrating the use of Wireless USB in camera phones at 3GSM. Using a Nokia N series handset embedded with the Wisair 542 chip, the company will show visitors to the WiMedia Alliance area (the rest of us will just have to take their word for it) just… Read More

  • Do Cameraphone Megapixels Really Add Up?

    . But are we really getting the megapielage we’re paying for? Al-Manazir thinks not. After receiving a Nokia N70 for review purposes, and running a few optical tests, the results were not good. The supposed 2-megapixel camera on the N70 actually output images at less than VGA quality. What’s more, the image was focused off-center, causing even more image degradation. The article… Read More