Category: Cameras

$45 AML8726-MX Set-top-box by Acemax

Posted by – May 23, 2013

Acemax shows their AmLogic AML8726-MX based Dual-core Set-top-box. The bulk price (1K orders or larger) start at around $45. Android 4.2.1 is installed. XBMC support. 80 people in the factory. Acemax also shows their Allwinner A31 HDMI Stick to be sold for about $65 in bulk. Acemax even shows a $70 1080p helmet action video camera. Next step will include a remote control touch-screen like a watch.

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2013

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NBK cheap camera gear and accessories

Posted by – April 26, 2013

Check here for some very cheap Camera accessories. Shenzhen Number King Tech Co. (NBK) makes inexpensively priced camera accessories including batteries, microphones (wired and wireless), as well as flashes. Their (non-exploding) universal battery charger handles camcorder batteries, AA, AAA and sells for less than $10. This is a MUST see video if you are into cameras.

Nvidia Tegra4 quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 with HDR video and photo engine

Posted by – March 2, 2013

Nvidia is releaing their quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor, here demonstrating their Chimera camcorder and photography engine that enables fast and easy HDR photography and video recording. They have a special sensor and technology that allows one optical system to record enough range to create HDR video at full 1080p 30fps framerate enabling also HDR photography on all upcoming Tegra4 devices without needing to take more than one picture. Tegra4 can playback 4K video, it has a 72-core GPU enabling advanced graphics and GPU Compute and a lot of other features.

GoPro Hero3 at Mobile World Congress 2013

Posted by – March 2, 2013

The latest GoPro Hero3 wearable camera for adventure videography now features a new Android/iOS/Windows Phone app to remote control and view the video from the camera on a smartphone or tablet.

Panasonic 4K Camcorder, 20.4″ 4K and 47″ 4K IPSa Displays

Posted by – January 24, 2013

Pansonic is showing off their 4K Camcorder prototype, displaying real-time 4K 30fps video to their 20.4″ prototype 4K IPS alpha LCD display, they are also showing playback of recorded 4K video to their 47″ 4K prototype IPS alpha LCD display.

Eken shows $148 Allwinner A31 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 Tablet

Posted by – January 22, 2013

MOQ 1000 is $148 with a 1280×800 screen, they show 11.6″ prototype, $140 Remote controlled quad-copter drone with camera and self balancing (similar to Parrot) with support for WiFi and Bluetooth Android and iOS remote control, $122 9.7″ RK3066, $102 10.1″ 1280×800 VIA8850, $76 7″ 1024×600 IPS RK3066, A31 9.7″ and more. Eken sells about 150 thousand tablets per month. They also sell 600-700 thousand tablet PCBs per month to other small to medium sized Chinese tablet manufacturers.

Headmounted Canon 5D steadicam rig by Michael Bronfman, NYU Student

Posted by – January 20, 2013

This guy walks around the CES 2013 with a Canon 5D and headmounted steadicam setup on his head. You can find Michael Bronfman’s projects at http://meta-view.com

Tiffen Steadicams at CES 2013

Posted by – January 10, 2013

Tiffen shows their latest steadicam systems at CES 2013. I’m video-blogging at the whole CES 2013 using the Steadicam Merlin 2 with vest.

Panasonic GH3 at CES 2013

Posted by – January 10, 2013

Here is Panasonic’s latest mirrorless camera, the hotly anticipated Panasonic GH3, which is the camera that I am using to video-blog all my videos at CES 2013.

Panasonic HC-X920, Panasonic’s best new consumer camcorder

Posted by – January 10, 2013

The Panasonic HC-X920 has a new 3MOS System PRO with BSI (Back Side Illumination) sensor to enhance the three MOS sensors for excellent shooting performance, even in dim lighting situations. The use of the BSI sensor reduces noise to 50 percent of previous models, according to the company.