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Post a selfie for a chance to win a Sigma lens accessory

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Jimmy Shaddock @JShaddPhoto By Les Shu — January 17, 2015 – TechCrunch.com For the month of January, Sigma lens owners should start shooting and posting selfies of themselves with their gear. As part of a customer appreciation campaign, the company is choosing four winning photos posted on social media, at the end of the month.…

Celebrating PMDA 2015 Imaging Night

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Photo by Rick Gerrity PMDA Celebrated the 2015 Imaging Night in Las Vegas on Janaury 5, 2015. It was a great celebration of the photoimaging industry and the people who have made an enormous difference in the our industry. Pictured here from left to right are Jerry Grossman , Executive Director, PMDA, John Clouse (Nikon), Lifetime Achievement…

“A Network of Eyes” — help the blind to see with a phone app

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January 15, 2015 By Paul Worthington – PMANewsline.com An app connects blind people with volunteer helpers via a live video chat. “Be My Eyes” lets a blind person request assistance for “anything from knowing the expiration date on the milk to navigating new surroundings,” the developer says. The sighted volunteer “receives a notification for help and…

New RICOH NV-10A binoculars penetrate fog, smoke and darkness

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Unique ‘PAIR’ technology restores color and clarity in difficult viewing conditions MALVERN, PA, Jan. 15, 2015 – Ricoh Americas Corporation today unveiled RICOH NV-10A digital binoculars, which for the first time can penetrate fog, smoke, rain and sand to provide a crisp, clear image even at night. The RICOH NV-10A enhanced binoculars enable marine, military,…

World’s First Smart Wireless Charging Phone Sleeve, Novelsys Ampere Hits Kickstarter Goal of $60,000 in Under 24 Hours

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Novelsys Ampere reinvents the mobile charging experience, providing a seamless, intuitive and smart way to charge your smartphone on-the-go. It launched on Kickstarter 15 January 2015 St Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) January 16, 2015 In just under 24 hours, Novelsys has managed to surpass their funding goal of $60,000 for their Kickstarter- Novelsys Ampere, the world’s…

360Heros Announces New 360 Video Player and Hosting Syndication Center

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360Heros Inc., a company specializing in 360 video and VR technology, announced the release of a new interactive 360 video player and hosting service at CES 2015. The new player features the ability to toggle content resolutions (4K, 2K and 1K mobile streaming) and mobile browser compatibility, while the hosting service features professional hosting packages…

FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES NEW SELFIE-READY X-A2 CSC AND PREMIUM COMPACT XQ2

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Two new versatile zoom lenses, XC16-50mm II and XC50-230mm II, also added to give users wide range of photographic possibilities   Valhalla, N.Y., January 15, 2015 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJIFILM X-A2 compact system camera (CSC), an ultra-light, selfie-ready camera that gives users quick access to a 175° tilting LCD…

FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES NEW RUGGED AND LONG ZOOM CAMERAS

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FinePix XP80 is Fujifilm’s toughest camera yet for extreme weather protection, while S9900W is the perfect long zoom do-everything Wi-Fi® camera   Valhalla, N.Y., January 15, 2015 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FinePix XP80, the latest addition to the best-selling FUJIFILM XP-series. The new FinePix XP80 rugged digital camera is waterproof…

Metz Introduces New Mecablitz 26 AF-1 Compact Flash

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The Pocket-sized 26 AF-1 is Ideal for Compact Point-and-Shoot and Interchangeable Lens Cameras Upper Saddle River, N.J. (January 13, 2015) – Metz, a leading manufacturer of highperformance flash technology, has unveiled the new Mecablitz 26 AF-1, a compact flash unit with state-of-the-art features to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s photographers. The new pocket-sized Mecablitz…

Lexar Increases Speeds of USB 3.0 Flash Drive Line

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  Enhanced Speeds and Included Encryption Software Allow Users to Quickly and Securely Transfer Photos, Videos, and Files Milpitas, CA, January 6, 2015 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced performance enhancements to its JumpDrive USB 3.0 flash drives, which include the Lexar® JumpDrive® P20, JumpDrive S75, JumpDrive S55, JumpDrive S35,…