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Report: Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards

The Polish Lexar distributer  My Adventure issued a press release  indicating that Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards as previously reported . XQD memory cards are currently not listed on Lexar’s website . I have reached out to Lexar for a confirmation/comment. The good news is that the new Delkin XQD memory cards are supposed to start shipping this week – see pricing and availability at  Adorama  and  B&H .

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Patent: More Stacked Sensor Development from Canon

Canon continues to put R&D into stacked sensors. This latest patent for the technology is quite detailed in its delivery

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MRMC (a Nikon company) announces Polycam – an automated capture solution

Today Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) announced Polycam – a new range of tracking technology that combines 3D tracking information and through artificial intelligence creates automated robotic camera movements in real time. In 2016, MRMC was acquired by Nikon Corporation and this new product explains the large Nikon booth at NAB this year

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Lumimuse 8 Bluetooth Edition

The new Lumimuse 8 Bluetooth Edition LED light now leverages built-in Bluetooth wireless technology to give users full control of light output (from 0-100%) from their iOS device. The power of eight Surface Mount Technology continuous LEDs are suitable for many styles, including portrait and still life photography, interviews or video blogs. The Lumimuse 8 with Bluetooth is available now priced at £129.95.

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Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens for Nikon F-mount

Yongnuo published new pictures and technical details about their new YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens for Nikon F-mount (only the Canon version was previously announced  and is already available for sale on Amazon for $557.99 ): 114° Ultra-wide Angle The diagonal angle of view is about 114°. For YN14mm F2.8N helps to collect the vast landscape and giant structures, it’s easier to show a grand and solemn atmosphere. Ultra-low Dispersion Lens and Aspherical Lens YN14mm F2.8 carries 2pcs of aspherical lens.

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Patent: Organic Image Sensor Ideas

Canon continues to provide R&D resources into organic image sensors. Panasonic and Fujifilm are also putting resources into this technology and may actually be ahead of Canon with working examples of organic sensors. Canon News breaks down Japan Patent Application 2018-011037: This patent application deals with the thermal noise at the time of reset, and when Read more..

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Nikon’s upcoming mirrorless camera/lens is rumored to have two electric AF motors

Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Nikon compact Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for smaller lenses The next Nikon mirrorless camera/lenses are rumored to have TWO electric AF motors – each driving a separate group of lens elements for faster and more precise autofocusing.

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Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens technical specifications

Additional information on the new Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens : 114° Ultra-wide Angle : The diagonal angle of view is about 114°. For YN14mm F2.8 helps to collect the vast landscape and giant structures, it’s easier to show a grand and solemn atmosphere. Precision-machined Ultra-low Dispersion Lens and Aspherical Lens :   YN14mm F2.8 carries 2pcs of aspherical lens

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Canon Announces Development of the Free Viewpoint Video System Virtual Camera System

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 21, 2017 – Canon Inc. announced today the development of the Free Viewpoint Video System, a new visual solution that incorporates the optical and sensor technologies cultivated by the Company over many years. Using this technology, Canon aims to provide a high-value-added imaging solution for a wide range of applications including sporting events

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Nikon D850 camera review by Francesco Spighi

Nikon D850 camera review by Francesco Spighi  ( Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest  | Google+ ), click on images for larger view: Before I begin writing this Nikon D850 Review I would like to thank you  Nikon Italy . I’m so lucky you guys chose me to be one of your testers before the official launch of this new camera body.  That said, I want to specify what you’ll see/read here below are my most honest thoughts about the D850

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