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Imagine, create, print, bend and build – make home printing fun for everyone!

Creative Park is designed with children in mind. It’s an easy to use online service open to everyone and it lets you create your own personalised greeting cards, calendars, 3D paper models and other fun crafts. The opportunities to be creative with paper and print are almost endless.

Canon once again revolutionises photography and filmmaking with the new EOS R System

Canon redefined the frontiers of photography and filmmaking with the launch of the pioneering EOS R System. The bold, new EOS R System will expand photographic possibilities in countless ways. The new RF lens mount has been engineered with the perfect blend of optical, mechanical and electronic design to capture unique moments in previously impossible ways. Built from the ground up, the System has...[Read More]

Samsung rumour roundup: Four camera sensors likely on the way

Samsung appears to be joining the more-than-two-rear-cameras-on-a-smartphone game. Rumours suggest that upcoming Samsung devices, that, it turns out, aren’t part of the flagship range, might feature three and four rear camera sensors, respectively. A Dutch site called GalaxyClub.nl posted a purportedly leaked image of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A7 smartphone, and it definitely has a triple rear c...[Read More]

Big Brother facial recognition needs ethical regulations

My mother always said I had a face for radio. Thank God, as radio may be the last place in this technology-enhanced world where your face won’t determine your social status or potential to commit a crime. RealNetworks, the global leader of a technology that enables the seamless digital delivery of audio and video files across the internet, has just released its latest computer vision: A machine le...[Read More]

Robots can learn a lot from nature if they want to ‘see’ the world

Vision is one of nature’s amazing creations that has been with us for hundreds of millions of years. It’s a key sense for humans, but one we often take for granted: that is, until we start losing it or we try and recreate it for a robot. Many research labs (including our own) have been modelling aspects of the vision systems found in animals and insects for decades. We draw heavily upon studies li...[Read More]

Why do people risk their lives for the perfect selfie?

Earlier this month, an Indian man was killed while trying to take a selfie next to a wounded bear. It’s actually the third selfie-related death in India since December: On two separate occasions, elephants ended up taking the lives of people trying to snap images with the mammals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzSxevUiZ9MA news report about the bear attack. Animals don’t pose the only danger to ...[Read More]

The next generation of cameras might see behind walls

You might be really pleased with the camera technology in your latest smartphone, which can recognise your face and take slow-mo video in ultra-high definition. But these technological feats are just the start of a larger revolution that is underway. The latest camera research is shifting away from increasing the number of mega-pixels towards fusing camera data with computational processing. By th...[Read More]

Light Start – Pirate Samsung, smarter photos, falling Switches, and Payback

You’ll always remember this as the day that you almost… bought a Galaxy S8? If you eat, sleep, and breathe Pirates of the Caribbean you’re probably a Disney executive. If not, then you’re probably the type who would get their hands on this limited edition Samsung Galaxy S8, which has been themed around the newest Pirates of the Caribbean film. Loosely. That’s because ...[Read More]

LG’s G6 to arrive packing dual 13MP cameras

We already know a fair amount about the LG G6’s appearance, what the display will be like, and that it will have a fantastic battery (LG says). And now we have more than a vague idea what sort of camera the G6 is going to be packing. The LG G6 is going to sport two 13MP rear cameras, according to LG. The information was detailed on the company’s Korean-language blog, which goes on to e...[Read More]

Apple’s iPhone 7: Launch date, cameras and possible versions

Apple’s annual iPhone reveal is one of the smartphone high points of the year. People from all over the world are going to be watching as the company reveals a handset that… looks pretty much the same as the last one. And, as usual, the rumour mill starts grinding a lot faster the closer we get to Apple’s iPhone 7 announcement. We’re expecting more information to trickle ou...[Read More]

Light Start – Olympus action-cam, Twitter changes, Pebble Core, and inside Hyperloop

Olympus wants you to use its Stylus Tough TG-Tracker to film your 4K action GoPro has even more competition on hand with Olympus’s new Stylus Tough TG-Tracker. The unwieldy name belies its functionality, the TG-Tracker is a 4K-capable (at 30fps) action cam that includes (deep breath) GPS, barometric pressure sensors, temperature sensors, a compass, accelerometer and the ability to live under...[Read More]

Leica launching its first boutique in SA

German camera company Leica, whose name is extremely well known in photography circles, have announced that they will be opening the first Leica Boutique in South Africa a little later this month. The store opening is a joint effort between Leica Germany, local distribution company Tudortech and The Digital Experience and will see the boutique opening its doors inside The Digital Experience’...[Read More]

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