Since Nick Woodman invented the GoPro, action cameras have become a necessary piece of equipment for all adventures, extreme sports, and not-so-extreme sports. There are a lot of copycats on the market now, and thank goodness, because not everyone is excited to pay GoPro prices. Frankly, unless you’re a professional snow boarder, go parachuting on the more »
If you haven’t noticed, we as human beings are pretty social. We love to share and gain recognition, sometimes a little too much (e.g. selfies, food photos, sexting, etc). Strange behavior aside, we participate in a lot of amazing moments and manage to get some pretty good photos from it. Videos? Sometimes. Maybe not enough. The best way to guarantee some good video is to keep a camera rolling at all times.
If you’re like the Technology Tell staff and you enjoy spending countless hours of the day watching video, we’ve got an awesome new segment for you to feast your eyes on. Devon Razey, one of our managing editors, and I have decided to feature cool, new products in our segment “On 2 Bean Bags.” This week, we focus on a pair of POV glasses named Wubblewear.
If you’re a thrill-chaser looking to record your outdoor adventures, JVC has got you covered with their new line of Everio weather-proof camcorders. According to JVC, the camcorders can shoot video in any weather, and the camcorders feature 4.5 hours of battery life.
Sam Lee, the founder of Wanaka’s Snow Park ski facility, is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project called meMINI, “a wearable camera with the gift of hindsight”. Basically, this camera magnetically attaches to your shirt and captures loop footage of 5 seconds to 5 minutes to be saved straight your smartphone where you can choose the magical moments you want to keep and which to discard.
Combine 4K and wearable tech and you’ll get what Panasonic recently unveiled at the CES. The company just announced a UHD camera that one can wear on the head for different purposes. It’s just a prototype but it’s a lot like the HX-A100 camera but now in Ultra High-Definition.
If you haven’t already noticed, booq has been on a roll with releasing new bags for consumers. Their latest, the Python slimpack, is perfectly designed for the professional photographer or up-and-coming shutterbug.
It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. We’ve experienced that fleeting moment, where the opportunity for a great photo has been lost just as we draw a camera or smartphone out to capture it. And then it’s always, “drat! If only!”
Whether you’re ready for it (or if you even like it,) wearable tech has its cross-hairs set on it to be the next big breakthrough. Smartwatches have been rolling out by the dozens and Google Glass has been making waves all over the nation since it’s debut. Wearable tech isn’t really ‘new’ per-se, but the more »
A tongue-twister of a name for a device if there ever was one, Mojoflocam is a steadicam for use with smartphones now campaigning on Kickstarter. In layman’s terms, this thingamajig gets rid of the unsightly shakiness that comes with a typical handheld shot. Its attachment works with any smartphone as well as the following cameras: more »
Panasonic announced last week the HX-A100 Wearable Full HD Camcorder. Designed to easily capture and share videos of your everyday active life from your point-of-view, the compact, lightweight design of the A100 makes it comfortable to wear when shooting sports or events. By setting the camera on the included Ear Hook, you’ll enjoy hands-free shooting without more »
The Optrix XD4 turns your iPhone into an extreme sports camera, capable of capturing high quality, crisp video. Since I never leave home without my phone, I’m ready to film whenever, wherever, without hassle of bringing an extra camera. The Optrix XD4 model comes with a super sturdy helmet mount and a rugged, waterproof iPhone more »