Think of it as the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” phone but for muggees and kidnappees. Nokia has applied for a patent for a new mobile technology that would allow users to automatically summon emergency help by pushing two buttons on the sides of the phone. The handset would then automatically record pictures […]
They say that 2010 is the year of 3D, but apparently this expands well beyond the consumption of three-dimensional content on your new 3D HDTVs. As it turns out, you’ll start producing some 3D video of your own and on-the-go no less, thanks to Sharp. The megapixel race in camera phones has reached a point where it really doesn’t matter that much if you have a 5MP shooter or an 8MP shooter on there, but 3D could totally change the picture (No pun intended). Sharp’s new 3D camera module could fit not only in cell phones, but also in something like the upcoming Nintendo 3DS.
If you don’t want random strangers crowding your precious photographic memories, check out what Swedish photography firm Scalado has come out with. The app called Remove, claims to be the world’s first optical removal software for smartphones. Scalado says the new app will help you remove unwanted moving subjects from your photographs. It works just like you would imagine it to. The Remove app takes burst of shots in succession, you will have to keep the camera still on the person or thing you are taking a photo of. It then recognizes the moving objects in the frame by comparing the different shots, then it will highlight the objects in motion allowing you to select the ones you want to be removed. The final product will be a perfect photo of just your dear loved ones.