Posts Tagged ‘lifelogging’

This Guy Has Taken a Picture of Everything His Right Hand Has Touched For the Past 11 Years

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Quite a few lifelogging cameras and services have emerged in the past few years, but one Italian guy in Sweden has been doing it much, much longer than that — and in a strange way, to boot. 36-year-old Alberto Frigo has snapped a photo of every object his right hand has touched for the past 11 years. His project is titled “Images of the artifacts used by the main hand.”
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The iON SnapCam is a Wearable Lifelogging Camera That Can Also Stream Your Life Live

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The lifelogging camera market is starting to get crowded. One day after Narrative announced a new version of its wearable, always-snapping camera, a new challenger has emerged. It’s called the SnapCam, and is made by a company called iON (better known for making home and action cameras).
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Narrative Unveils the Second Version of Its Wearable Lifelogging Camera

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Narrative has just announced the second generation of its wearable lifelogging camera, and the new model features wireless connectivity and a better camera for constantly documenting your life.
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Heartwarming Project Uses Lifelogging Cameras to Capture the Bond Between Mothers and their Babies

You wouldn’t expect lifelogging cameras to be the source of tear-jerking footage, but the folks at Huggies Korea recently launched a heartwarming project that’ll get you, as they say, right in the feels. Read more…

NewViewWear: Clothes with a Life-Logging Camera Built Right In

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It was inevitable. As camera tech progressed, cameras became smaller. As cameras became smaller, their implementation into more areas of technology and culture as a whole became more ubiquitous.

Where we currently are in this ongoing progression is a turning point of sorts where cameras are as wearable as the clothes on our back, and NewViewWear just took it a step further with a new line of clothing that has a camera built right in. Read more…

Tiny, Lensless Sensor May Someday Turn Any Device Into a Rudimentary Camera

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This latest device from technology licensing company Rambus goes to show: when you combine information-gathering sensors with powerful algorithms, you can yield some incredible results.

Developed by research scientist Patrick Gill, this 200 micron diameter glass sensor is capable of capturing an image of remarkable quality for its size. Etched with a spiral pattern, the light reflecting off of whatever object is being “photographed” is transferred as a pattern, in the form of spherical light, to the CMOS sensor. Read more…

Neurocam is Like a Google Glass Camera That You Control with Brain Waves

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Google is planning on rolling wearable camera glasses out to the general public in the near future, so we may soon be hearing utterances of “okay glass” all around us as owners snap photos with voice control. If using your voice as a shutter isn’t your thing, you might want to start waiting for the Neurocam. It’s a crazy iPhone-based camera system that uses your brain waves to snap photos!
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Lifelogging Camera Maker Memoto Has a New Name, $3M in Capital and a Ship Date

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Memoto, the company behind the wearable camera that automatically documents the user’s life by taking a photo every 30 seconds, has a new name, $3 million in fresh capital, and plans to start shipping product next month. Read more…

First Wink-to-Shoot App Now Available for Google Glass Users

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A couple of weeks ago, it was discovered that Google Glass has wink detection features baked into the device that could allow users to stealthily snap photographs of anything just by winking at it. Today, the first wink-to-shoot app was launched.
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First Look at Photos Shot Using a Memoto Wearable Lifelogging Camera

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Memoto has been making an appearance at the SXSW 2013 festival over the past week. When founders arrived at the show last Thursday, they wore two of the tiny lifelogging cameras they’ve been developing. The devices snapped one photo ever thirty seconds, and the duo soon amassed tens of thousands of point-of-view images capturing the things they were experiencing in Austin, Texas.

If you’re curious about the image quality of the wearable cameras, the company has published a set of initial sample photos.
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