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Google takes 'some responsibility' for self-driving car/bus crash

Google was testing one of its' self-driving cars on Valentine's Day when the car struck a public bus on a street in Silicon Valley. It appears this is the first time one of the tech company's cars has caused a crash (albeit small) during testing.

Most security cameras on BART trains are fake, agency admits

Oakland - Most of the hundreds of security cameras on BART commuter trains around the Bay Area are not working, the agency admitted Wednesday as it began investigating the second onboard shooting in its 45-year history.

Facebook's facial recognition can recognise you without your face

Facebook's facial recognition has become so accurate that it is now able to identify you in a photo even if you have your back to the camera. The system is not available on Facebook's public site but should be coming soon for any photo that you upload.

U.S. announces $20 mn police body camera program

Washington - U.S. officials on Friday announced a $20-million pilot program to help equip law enforcement agencies across the country with body cameras.

Highlights of NAB 2015 with latest in film making gear Special

Las Vegas - Digital Journal reported live at this year's NAB 2015 convention which exceeded 100,000 in attendance. Held in Las Vegas, NAB is the world's largest digital media show for production, design, management and delivery of content across all formats.

Obama to move on police body cameras after Ferguson unrest

Washington - President Barack Obama will seek to release funds aimed at equipping more US police officers with body cameras following the racially charged fatal shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, the White House said.

Why DSLR cameras won’t go extinct, according to nature photographer Marianna Digioia Commissioned

Though smartphones have ushered in the age of selfies and instant snapshots, one expert insists taking professional photographs still requires a high-grade camera.

All new cars will have backup cameras by 2018

With the growing number of vehicular accidents, the government is recognizing the need for stricter safety utilities, including mandatory backup cameras.

New surveillance technology can watch a large area for hours

Dayton - New camera surveillance technology from Persistent Surveillance Systems can spy for hours on a single large area, as tested in Dayton, Ohio.

London's armed police to wear body cameras

London - In the wake of the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man in North London in 2011, armed police units in London will soon be required to wear body cameras.

Op-Ed: Why cameras on smartphones should be wiped out

More and more people are turning to their convenient smartphones to take photographs. Many people have done this when you just don't have the time to reach for a camera, but after reading an article, I believe it's time for these smartphone cameras to go.

'Camover' game destroys CCTV cameras in Germany (video)

Berlin - As the number of CCTV surveillance cameras increases in Germany, a game called "Camover" has been created where players are encouraged to destroy the intrusive cameras and record their actions on video.

US District Judge rules warrant unnecessary for hidden cameras

Green Bay - Setting up hidden cameras, even on private property, is now allowed by police without court approval. US District Judge William Griesbach ruled against a motion filed on behalf of two suspected marijuana growers caught on film on their own property.

Video: Hula Burn 2012 — A hula-hoop extravaganza

What happens when you attach video cameras to a whole load of hula-hoops and then just let those ladies spin? In an amazing display, Hula Burn 2012 shows you the result of that feat.

TrapWire: Anonymous gives handy tips on how to avoid surveillance

Now that WikiLeaks has brought TrapWire to the attention of the world, people are concerned about surveillance and being tracked wherever they go. Here are some solutions. Maybe.

'Facedeals' uses facial recognition cameras to send discounts

Surveillance cameras are a way of life in the modern world. Both government and businesses use them for security purposes. Now one company is in the midst of developing a camera that uses facial recognition to bring consumers deals.

Video: TrapWire working with surveillance cameras & online

WikiLeaks revealed that the U.S. government is using surveillance cameras all over the U.S. to track people. An anti-censorship campaigner explains that not only do they use cameras, they are also tracking people on the Internet. (Update)

Kodak on verge of bankruptcy, hopes to sell 1,100 patents

The iconic camera company Kodak will soon seek bankruptcy protection, according to media reports. Kodak will also try to sell its 1,100 patents through a court-supervised auction.

Smartphone use for videos and photos encroach into camera sales

A new study has highlighted that one in four photos are now taken with a smartphone. It also highlights smartphone sales are on the rise while cameras and video recorders are on the decline.

New cameras watch moviegoers to collect 'powerful marketing data'

When you watch a film, you never expect the film to be watching you. But monitoring how filmgoers react to movies and ads may soon be part of the future of media marketing.

Fujifilm releases its spring 2010 HD digital camera collection Special

Toronto - What do you want in a camera? Fujifilm has a little bit of everything in its upcoming spring 2010 HD camera collection. All types of cameras are available for those outdoor adventures to family gatherings or simple photo shoots.

Austin Police Chief Proposes Cameras in High-Crime Areas

The installation of surveillance cameras around certain city areas could spark protests from privacy advocates who believe camera systems will only enhance the role of the government.

Parents of suspended cheerleaders suing school over nude photos

The parents of a pair of Oregon high school cheerleaders have filed suit against the Northshore school district claiming the district inappropriately suspended the teenage girls from the cheer squad last fall.

Digital Journal TV: First Look at the Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony is now going head-to-head-to-head with Nikon and Canon in the growing DSLR market. Its new A900 offers a whopping 24 megapixels and can shoot clear pictures in low-light settings. Digital Journal TV takes you inside Sony's newest heavy hitter.

Op-Ed: If There is a Surveillance Camera in the Woods, Is the Wilderness Wild?

The number of hidden cameras in wilderness areas is increasing; the cameras get great shots and provide valuable information but are they changing the meaning of wild?

Panasonic Set To Unveil Two New Camcorders

Panasonic has announced the unveiling of two new camcorders, the HDC- SD100 and HDC-HS100, which are probably the first of their kind to have AVCHD technology.

Olympus drops perfectly good cameras into fish tank

Olympus demonstrated its shockproof and waterproof cameras by dousing them in a water tank, dropping them over barriers and freezing them in blocks of ice. The company says the cameras work fine despite these forced accidents mimicking real situations.

HP No Longer Makes Digital Cameras

Following a steady decline in market share Hewlett-Packard announces they are retreating from the digital camera business. HP will instead focus on a new "Print 2.0" strategy.

Digital Journal TV: Organic LED TVs, Smile-Detecting Cameras and Dancing MP3 Players

It was an electronics playground: digital cameras flashing in one end, 70-inch LCDs wowing eyeballs at the other. Welcome to the Sony Fall Dealer Show, and Digital Journal was there to offer a peek into the latest gadgets.

Casio to launch digital cameras for YouTube

Japanese electronics maker Casio said on Wednesday that it will launch a series of digital cameras specifically designed for YouTube, the blockbuster video-sharing website we all know and love.
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A selection of old movie cameras
This photo of the Toronto Harbourfront was taken with the Sony NEX-6 camera
This photo of the Toronto Harbourfront was taken with the Sony NEX-6 camera
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Photographers and more press showed up throughout the day ready to capture the moments.
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Three surveillance cameras.
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Film created by Kodak
The Camover game has been started to encourage people in Germany to destroy CCTV cameras and film th...
The Camover game has been started to encourage people in Germany to destroy CCTV cameras and film the process.
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Camera and microwave transmitter for wireless long range audio and video surveillance
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Avoiding being detected by surveillance cameras.
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Cameras surveilling the area
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Lights! Camera! Action!
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