Posts Tagged ‘wireless’

Your Future Camera May be Recharged Wirelessly Using an ‘Energy Router’

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Wireless Internet is now commonplace, but one thing that’s generally still wired is electricity. One day, however, you might be juicing up your gadgets with wireless energy routers instead of cables and battery chargers.

Energous Corporation is one company trying to make that vision a reality. It has developed a technology called WattUp that aims to change the way you think about how electronic devices are charged and powered.
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Lumera Connects Your DSLR to Your Phone to Give it One-Tap Sharing and Backup

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As more and more cameras make their way into smartcamera territory, there are countless DSLRs that could very easily get left in the dust.

But that won’t be the case if Lumera Labs has its way, thanks to Lumera, a clever little device that connects your DSLR to your phone to give it connectivity and better features.
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The Nikon D750’s Unsecured WiFi Network Means Anyone with a Smartphone Can Get Your Photos

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This piece of news might be concerning to those who already have or are looking to get their hands on Nikon’s new D750 camera. According to a report, the WiFi app built into the D750 automatically uses an unsecure connection to transfer images from your camera, which means anybody with a WiFi-capable device and some know-how could get their hands on your photos.

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WD Announces the Ultimate On-Location Hard Drive with WiFi and an SD Slot Built Right In

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It’s not often a portable hard drive catches our eye, but the newest offering from Western Digital feels like it was built specifically for photographers. Completely wireless, the drive’s features include an SD card slot so you can unload photos on-location without ever having to get an intermediary device involved. Read more…

MBLOK: 256GB of Bluetooth-Accessible Storage that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

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What happens when ‘the cloud’ gets personal? According to Kwelea Inc., you end up with MBLOK. Deemed “one memory for all devices,” MBLOK is a pocket-sized SSD with integrated Bluetooth technology that allows you to store and access data from up to 7 mobile devices, all on the go. Read more…

Cactus V6 Trigger is Capable of Being Used with Almost Any Flash System

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Looking to change up the wireless flash trigger game, Cactus has announced its new V6, the world’s first wireless flash trigger that works on any camera with a standard hot shoe or PC Sync port. It can control Canon, Nikon, and Pentax systems all at the same time.
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The FlashQ System Shrinks Wireless Flash Triggering Tech for Mirrorless Cameras

When it comes to choosing wireless flash trigger systems, there’s no shortage of options. From PocketWizards to cheap, $20 systems on Amazon and Ebay, there seems to be one for each and every situation and price point. However, despite all of the options, there is one thing that every single one of them has in common: they’re all pretty big.

Of course, when shooting in a studio with a DSLR a PocketWizard doesn’t seem that beastly. But when you’re wanting to trigger a flash with a small mirrorless camera or compact camera, none of the options out there right now will allow you to do so without making your camera look like the attachment rather than the trigger. That’s where FlashQ comes in. Read more…

Eyefi Launches Cloud Service, Makes Your Photos Available Everywhere Instantly

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As built-in WiFi and dedicated apps become standard fare in most cameras, wireless SD card company Eyefi is making sure that its technology stays relevant and ahead of the game with a new subscription cloud sync service called, appropriately enough, Eyefi Cloud. Read more…

9 Features Every DSLR Should Have Now

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They say that the DSLR’s better days are behind it, but it’s still the choice for most working pros. Rapid advances on point and shoots, ILCs (mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras) and smart phones have left the DSLR looking like the camera of yesteryear, so here are a few features we think every DSLR should have now. Read more…

DIY: Take Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR Using a $30 Router and Android

The CamRanger has been a big hit with photographers, and if you have $300 to spend on a wireless controller for your DSLR then it is a phenomenal option. But if you don’t want to spend that kind of money, own an Android device and don’t mind hacking a bit of router firmware, you can actually get similar results using this DIY rig for less than $40 bucks! Read more…