Canon lens-style camera patented with 3D capabilities
Canon is preparing to fight against Sony on another front. The EOS maker has recently patented a lens-style camera which can be mounted on mobile devices. Sony’s QX-series cameras that look like lenses have their fans, but Canon has a plan to steal them away from the PlayStation company: 3D support.
Perspective Warp now available in Photoshop CC 14.2 update
If you are a proud subscriber to the Creative Cloud version of Photoshop, then you will be pleased to hear that Adobe has upgraded its tool with new features. The Photoshop CC 14.2 update is now giving users the possibility to print 3D objects and even change the perspective of their photos, thanks to Perspective Warp.
Poppy turns your iPhone into a 3D camera for less than $50
Have you ever been a big fan of 3D? Have you ever wanted to capture 3D photos and movies, as well as watch 3D content on your smartphone? If you happen to own an iPhone, then you are in luck, as a new Kickstarter project is aiming to transform your iOS device into a 3D-capable camera.
Olympus patents 25mm f/2.8 and 24-41mm f/4.5-5.6 3D lens
Olympus has filed for an interesting patent in Japan. The patent application describes a 3D lens, which uses zoom and single focus lenses, in order to create an optic that will be able to capture the world in 3D. As a result, the 25mm f/2.8 and 24-41mm f/4.5-5.6 3D lens may become available for Micro Four Thirds cameras soon.
Long distance 3D imaging has reached one kilometer mark
Scientists from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh have developed a camera that can take long distance 3D images, of up to one kilometer away. Time-of-Flight depth imaging could improve mapping and assessment of potential hazards.
Lynx A to become world’s first point-and-shoot 3D camera
Lynx Laboratories is looking to get $50,000 in funding to develop world’s first point-and-shoot 3D camera. With more than 70% of total amount obtained in five days, the Kickstarter project will become a reality, but is it really worth the money? 3D modeling, enhanced battery life, a large screen, and high-capacity storage all say “Yes!”
Samsung NX mirrorless camera goes 3D
After announcing the NX300 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, Samsung has revealed another product for the NX-mount line-up. It consists of a lens and it is a special one because it allows photographers to capture photos in 3D. Without much further ado, here is the NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens!