Imagery

PillCam shows your true insides

PillCam ESO 2 is a newly FDA approved endoscope in capsule form. Patients lay on their backs and swallow the rather large capsule cam. As the pill travels through the patients body, it takes shots of areas in the esophagus that might be suspected as being in need of medical treatment. PillCam is about the same size as your normal ...

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Add a camera lens to your Nokia 6280

It’s true that camera phones are improving all the time, but the optics installed in them are still as crappy as ever. You might not want to go to the extreme that this guy did, but you can definitly sit and admire. Using the power of the mod, this Nokia 6280 has an added 36x optical zoom lens added on ...

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DIY: Tennis Ball Camera Tripod

Most camera tripods are big, clunky objects that really are a pain in the anus to transport everywhere if you’re just a pleasure photographer, or a novice photog, which sounds more macho. Using something you probably have laying around the house anyway, a tennis ball, you can create your own mini-tripod for easy stability where ever you go. This tennis ...

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DIY: Progressive Scan Camcorder

We’ve seen some cool DIY’s, but this might take the cake on the technical aspect of things. Ever wanted to make your own Progressive Scam Camcorder? Odds are it never even passed your mind, but regardless, you can now create your own. The Progressive Scan Camcorder in question was used to make the 88-minute indie sci-fi film, The Shimmering Earth. ...

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DIY: Copy Camcorder Tapes to your computer

This might be a somewhat unorthodox DIY since you’re not really “making” anything, but it’s as equally useful as other tutorials. Digital camcorders aren’t exactly user-friendly compatible, if you’ve been wanting to transfer old camcorder video to your computer to throw on YouTube you might have a difficult time. This step-by-step tutorial, complete with idiot friendly image instructions, will show ...

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Do we really need to charge all new gadgets overnight for the first time?

We’re not sure whether you have heard about the urban myth about rechargeable batteries. Some people claim that you must charge over night (7-12 hours straight) for the first time in order to “activate” all the chemicals in the battery, to prolong its life-span. While we could not explain this completely scientifically, and we thought that the “memory effect” on ...

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Kodak 1881 Pocket Locket Camera concept

Many memories and sentimental nostalgia has become associated with lockets. You usually display pictures of the deceased or loved ones in lockets to keep them close to your heart. With that in mind, the 1881 concept was designed to reference the heritage and value of heirlooms, with a twist of added tech goodness. The 1881 has a built-in digital camera ...

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Shuffle Cam documents your life randomly

Shuffle Cam is a design concept by William Boulier, which takes photos at a specific user set time interval, depending on the events nature, to document where you have been. Shuffle Cam has modes for event, classic, and daily, each bearing a different time difference between shots. These options can be chosen from the side of the device. Shuffle Cam ...

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WYSIWYG Translucent Cellphone concept

Don’t you hate that cellphone cameras always have a way of not capturing what you want them too? This WYSIWYG design concept phone might just be the key to ending camera phone woes. Sporting a totally translucent body, the WYSIWYG phone’s viewfinder is completely see-through, producing a no-hassle snapshot capability. Whatever is in the frame of the viewfinder is what ...

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Automated License Plate Recognition makes traffic violators tremble with fear

Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) from PIPS Technology is preparing for wide scale use among law enforcement agencies through the nation. ALPR is expected to raise the efficiency of cops many times over. The ALPR mounted camera can recognize up to 3000 license plates an hour. Until now, only a task Arnold Schwarzenegger could accomplish. As police patrol their district, ...

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