The primary reason why you can take better pictures with a DSLR than with your iPhone isn't the sensor, it's the lens. This concept camera keeps all that sexy DSLR glass, and then makes the rest of the camera into something that's iPhone-sized and detachable, even while you're taking pics.
The MAME-CAM looks like a tiny toy, the type of little bauble that the Japanese love to dangle from their cellphones. But it's actually a fully-functioning camera that can take real-deal pictures.
While most cellphone cameras are striving for more megapixels, a company called Pelican Imaging wants to use an array of 25 micro-cameras to not just take pictures, but also to apply HDR and even do 3D depth sensing.
The last thing a cadre of stormtroopers or the subject of a sting operation is expecting is a smiley face button concealing a spy cam, which is exactly what makes this device a must have for amateur covert ops.
Casio has taken digital camera form factor to its inevitable "why didn't we think of this" conclusion with the Tryx. It's a digital camera that pops out of a frame, enabling it to swivel 360-degrees in both portrait and landscape mode and every way in between. This two-way swivel actually means a multitude of positions and angles, freeing the casual snapper from just pointing and shooting.
Well, this is nuts: engineers at MIT have developed a camera that can capture images of things not in its field of view. Yes, it's a camera that can see around corners, no mirrors involved.
If you were planning on setting up a photo booth for your Halloween festivities, here's an ideal option for the camera: one that uses a 150-year-old skull as its body. It even develops the film inside its noggin.
Sony is going big with two new image sensors designed for smartphones and the like. The showstopper is the 16.41-megapixel Exmor R-based CMOS sensor, which is powerful enough to do away with blurry and washed-out cellphone photography, according to the company.
You know what people really want to see? All of your life, from your point of view. I mean, you just do so many exciting things! Luckily, there's the Looxcie wearable video camera.
Pentax has teamed up with Japan's Lego clone Nanoblocks to create the ultimate combination toy accessory and digital camera wrapped in one.