App uses Samsung Galaxy camera cutouts as battery level

[ad_1] Update, September 3, 2019 (04:00 PM ET): The app described below now works on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 family of smartphones. You’ll need to install a different version of the app-specific for Note 10 phones, though. The app is free. To get the Note 10 variant of Energy Ring, click the button below. If […]

Oppo Reno 2 5G with periscope camera spotted on TENAA

[ad_1] Oppo launched three phones in its Reno 2 series just last month. Called the Reno 2, Reno 2F and Reno 2Z, none of the phones house a top-of-the-line Snapdragon processor. While they offer big upgrades over the original Reno, the lack a flagship SoC and periscope camera means they’re not true successors to the […]

NHTSA will look at allowing mirrorless side camera systems on new cars

[ad_1] Enlarge / The Lotus Evija electric hypercar will feature cameras instead of side mirrors. Jonathan Gitlin When Audi unveiled its electric e-tron SUV in San Francisco last year, much of the talk was about the car’s side-view cameras. The feature, which replaced the traditional passive side-view mirrors, is an option in Europe and elsewhere, […]

A first look at Sony's A6600 flagship APS-C mirrorless camera

[ad_1] If you’ve ever held one of Sony’s APS-C mirrorless shooters, the A6600 and A6100 will feel quite familiar. They’re slightly lighter and less bulky than, say, the full-frame, 61-megapixel A7R IV, which is great for photographers or videographers who would rather carry around a more compact body — and, most importantly perhaps, who aren’t […]

US traffic agency plans to test rearview camera systems for vehicles

[ad_1] In particular, the agency plans to monitor how the technology affects “driving behavior and lane change maneuver execution.” It will start its tests on smaller passenger vehicles before moving to larger ones. Side and rearview cameras are already allowed in other regions like Europe and Japan, which is why automakers are already working on […]

OnePlus 7T might pack a wide-angle camera

[ad_1] While these images are just leaked renders, a leaked photo from last year purportedly shows the CEO of OnePlus presenting a phone with a circular camera module. The OnePlus 7T will reportedly have a 6.5-inch display, a teardrop notch to house its selfie camera and a glass back panel, just like the OnePlus 7. […]

OnePlus 7T might pack a wide-angle camera

[ad_1] While these images are just leaked renders, a leaked photo from last year purportedly shows the CEO of OnePlus presenting a phone with a circular camera module. The OnePlus 7T will reportedly have a 6.5-inch display, a teardrop notch to house its selfie camera and a glass back panel, just like the OnePlus 7. […]

Check Point Research shows DSLR camera vulnerabilities

[ad_1] A security researcher took advantage of vulnerabilities in a protocol used in digital cameras to infect ransomware into a DSLR camera over a rogue WiFi connection. Ionut Ilascu in BleepingComputer reported on August 11 that flaws were discovered in the implementation of the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) in a Canon camera offering exploit options […]

Novel camera system could provide cost-effective way to monitor crop temperatures

[ad_1] An example of an irrigation system used to keep crops healthy. Credit: University of Missouri-Columbia A hot plant is an early warning sign of an under-watered, unhealthy plant, which makes monitoring crop temperatures a priority for many farmers. But to do so, they need the right equipment. Infrared cameras can detect heat and convert […]