This is possibly the future of Android. Mantis Vision shows their amazing technology creating 3D from cameras with infrared beam/sensors in real-time using the Nvidia Tegra K1 powered Project Tango based tablet as Google’s development platform. Mantis Vision is changing the way the world creates, uses, and experiences in 3D. Imagine transforming everything you film with your smartphone into a 3D model and adding it all in real-time to a user-generated streetview of the world indoor and outdoor. Mantis Vision provides the 3D sensing platform, consisting of flash projector hardware components and Mantis Vision’s core MV4D technology which includes structured light-based depth sensing algorithms, bringing this amazing technology to the mass market. Through Project Tango, can be used for indoor navigation, augmented reality, indoor position estimation and more.
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I take the Camel across the desert outside of Marrakech Morocco, here are two video samples filmed in 4K using the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Powered by MHL 3
This video was filmed using the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 that records 4K video, this is the built-in 4K encode at 50mbitps, using the built-in microphone. Perhaps there is some good Bluetooth Microphone system that could be used for lapel-microphone and for handheld microphone, perhaps also a good shotgun microphone. Let me know in the comments if you know any good of these that could be used with 4K smartphones to record highest quality audio. I also would like to upgrade my camera on the steadicam to 4K, I like the idea of perhaps trying out the Samsung NX1 that can encode 4K in H265 at 40mbitps, or perhaps I’ll wait for some other high performance 4K H265 camera, the idea being for the 4K footage to be compressed well enough in the camera so that the videos can be uploaded to YouTube directly. It seems though that http://youtube.com/editor doesn’t support 4K rendering yet (meaning that when someone tries to join/split 4K videos with YouTube editor, it outputs only a 1080p maximum file? Can someone please report this to Google? Otherwise perhaps there would be a camera to offer native 4K H265 in-camera basic join/split editing, perhaps even also with support to automatically add intros, outros, overlay transparent watermark branding (even animated watermark branding). Dual SD card recording for backup (when SD cards break, which has happened too often for me).
Cubot S308 is 5″ HD IPS MT6582 with 2GB RAM. Cubot S222 is 5.5″ HD IPS OGS with 1GB RAM. Then they have a 4G Qualcomm based smartphone and they will also start selling MediaTek’s 4G solutions next month. Cubot sell about 100 thousand phones per month.
Transtar shows some of their latest tablets based on MT8382 for 3G and Qualcomm MSM8926 for LTE. They also do Intel x86.
You can contact Transtar here:
Shenzhen Transtar Technology Co Ltd
Tina Lau, Overseas Sales Manager
Mobile: +86 13421842748
Phone: +86 755 86338295 ext.8013
Sony’s second generation of mid-end smartphones is the M series which has two models, the M1 and the new M2. Sony M2 features a 4.8inch 540×960 resolution display, 1Gb of RAM and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 quad-core CPU. The camera is 8MP and this phone comes with 8Gb of storage. Its design is “Omni-Balance”, according to Sony, which is focused on creating balance and symmetry in all directions. It comes in black, white and purple colors. This phone has been in market since April.
A really impressive small bezel, makes this 5.5″ phone fit within about the same size as a regular 5″ phone’s dimensions, using its S-CG Silicon based LCD at 1080p, it uses a prism lens type of glass that refracts the display towards the edge of the device.
With a 7840mAh battery on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, with a built-in and Japanese TV antenna. It’s waterproof and dustproof. Selling on the NTT Docomo network.
Fujitsu launches their 2560×1440 based 5.2″ Smartphone on the Japanese market. It’s waterproof, dust proof.
LG G Watch R with Android Wear, Curved 4K OLED, 98″ 4K IPS, 5K 105″ 21:9, World’s First Flexible 77″ 4K OLED (you can change the display from flat to curved), harman kardon sound, web OS TVs (with Android apps support), DLP LED projectors, 3D TV wall, LG Smart micro-oven and the LG Smart fridge, curved 21:9 PC monitor, LG Smart washing machine and the LG G3 Smartphone (with 2560×1440 display), LG child tracker, LG G Pad 10.1″ 1280×800, LG G Pad 8″, LG G Pad 7″ 1280×800 and more.