digital imaging

  • Optoma announces a 4k projector for $1,999

    Optoma announces a 4k projector for $1,999

    4k projectors are finally becoming affordable. Optoma today announced the pricing for its first line of 4k projectors. The UHD60 is $1,999 and the UHD65 is $2,499, making these two models the least expensive 4k projectors available. You can send thank you notes to Texas Instruments. Optoma unveiled this line of 4k projectors earlier this year at CES. These projectors use a new 4k UHD DLP chip… Read More

  • The Gladius underwater drone will shoot in 4K as it reaches the briny deep

    The Gladius underwater drone will shoot in 4K as it reaches the briny deep

    First drones took to the air. Now they take to the sea! The Gladius is basically a remote-controlled submarine with a 4K camera that can dive to 100 meters. A big, yellow double-barreled monster, the beast is controlled via a phone-connected remote and it is semi-tethered, which means it can roll out about 500 meters with the right gear. Read More

  • 3D TVs are dead

    3D TVs are dead

    Remember those heady days of yesteryear when everything was going to be 3D? Tangled in 3D! Puss in Boots in 3D! Video games in 3D! Those days are gone, friends, as LG and Sony quietly phase out the 3D features for their latest TVs. Buried in the releases that plagued CES was a notable absence – 3D TV capabilities. Industry experts are saying that 3D – which rose to prominence in… Read More

  • 1 Trillion Pixels In A Picture

    Just when you thought that 10-megapixel point-and-shoot you got was the hot stuff, in comes Aperio and its 1 trillion-pixel image. Aperio normally works with medical imaging, which requires extreme detail and precision in pictures to detect ailments in the body. The 4GB size limit on the TIFF file-format was too small for these gents, so they went ahead and created BigTIFF and cast it into… Read More

  • Bottle-Top Camera Pod Keeps Your Camera Still So You Don't Have To


    We’ve seen these before, but this one from Photo Etc. Online in addition to letting you turn a 20-ounce soft-drink bottle into a monopod for your snapshot camera, it can also clip your camera to a car window or other flat surface that might be handy. It’ll only hold a camera up to a pound in weight and you’ll need to have the bottle filled with some fluid, or else, you… Read More

  • Epson's Hi-Def Printers Now Available


    The Epson Ultra Hi-Definition line of photo printers we reported on back in August are now available. So if you’ve got a whole lotta pent up aggression toward your current photo printer, we think it’s about time you took a baseball bat to it and replaced it with one of these beauties that churns out extra-delicious-looking pictures using the company’s new Claria… Read More