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Amazon has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras, according to a letter to a US senator defending its video-sharing partnerships with police. The company told Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home security cameras but that there are no plans to coordinate that feature
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Another year, another new GoPro. Arguably the leader in the action camera market, GoPro has been consistently iterating its flagship action cameras, which are marketed as its ‘Black’ models in each generation. The Hero 6 Black and Hero 7 Black offered small, iterative updates over the Hero 5 Black, which debuted the design that we
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As India prepares to install a nationwide facial recognition system in an effort to catch criminals and find missing children, human rights and technology experts on Thursday warned of the risks to privacy and from increased surveillance. Use of the camera technology is an effort in “modernising the police force, information gathering, criminal identification, verification”,
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Fujifilm X-Pro3 has debuted as the latest mirrorless camera by the Japanese company. The new camera offers a retro-style design that reminds us of its predecessor — X-Pro2. However, its back panel looks similar to the classic film cameras with a dedicated postage-stamp-sized screen that displays settings. The X-Pro3 also comes with an old fashioned
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Facebook said Tuesday its Portal smart screens would be incorporated in its Workplace social network for businesses, which has grown to more than three million paid users. Workplace paid users grew by more than 50 percent in the past eight months, the company said as it kicked off its second annual Flow conference at a hotel
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Panasonic India has announced the launch of Lumix DC-S1H, which is the company’s latest digital single-lens full-frame mirrorless camera aimed to deliver cinema-quality video output. This camera was first launched internationally in August earlier this year and now finally it has been brought to the Indian market. The Lumix DC-S1H sensor’s resolution has been set
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Nikon has launched a brand new Z series camera called the Z50, which unlike the Z7 and Z6 full-frame cameras, is the company’s first cropped sensor (APS-C) mirrorless camera. It’s based on the Z-mount, can shoot 4K videos, apart from boasting of a slim and light body. The camera will be available in November starting
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It’s been two years since Sony launched its flagship A9 full-frame mirrorless camera, which was already a beast of a performer. Now, the company has quietly introduced a follow-up to that model, unsurprisingly called the A9 II. The new version doesn’t add anything major over its predecessor but it does get some notable improvements in
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Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company’s first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services. The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of communication, after years of slowing user growth, data-sharing scandals and calls
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Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor, accusing him of “taking advantage of the current geopolitical situation.”  The US Department of Justice is looking into the claim, potentially adding to existing criminal cases against Huawei, the WSJ reported last week.
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Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H has been launched, the company’s latest digital single-lens full-frame mirrorless camera aimed to deliver cinema-quality video output. This new camera joins the Lumix DC-S1 and Lumix DC-S1R in Panasonic’s lineup of professional-grade, full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Lumix DC-S1H sensor’s resolution has been set at 24.2-megapixels, and it complies with the new Dual
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The doorbell-camera company Ring has quietly forged video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them potential access to homeowners’ camera footage and a powerful role in what the company calls the nation’s “new neighbourhood watch.” The partnerships let police automatically request the video recorded by homeowners’ cameras within a
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