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High Resolution Autofocus Camera Module for Raspberry Pi

This 16MP Raspberry Pi Camera with Autofocus is Just $25

ArduCam, a Chinese company known for making open-sourced hardware and software for Arduino and Raspberry Pi systems, has launched a $25 Autofocus Camera for Raspberry Pi boards that offers a resolution 40% higher than the standard 12-megapixel Raspberry Pi HQ camera while maintaining the compact form factor of the 8-megapixel Raspberry Pi V2.

The BAD Wrap is a Flexible And Waterproof Cover For Your Gear

Boulder, Colorado-based BAD Equipment have announced its first product on Kickstarter -- The BAD Wrap. The BAD Wrap is a flexible and waterproof cover (or wrap) for your gear that can be form-fitted into a variety of configurations to provide protection for anything you can place in it.

Gitzo Apologizes for Poor Comms, Dramatically Improves Legende Tripod

Over the past few weeks, Gitzo has been in the hot seat over issues surrounding its Legende tripod -- namely linked to poor communication. As a company that had previously never worked directly with customers, the expectations of crowdfunding may have initially caught the manufacturer off guard, but it's actively working to fix that along with its Legende tripod's cosmetic issues.

Gitzo Delays the Legende Tripod Three Months, Compounding Woes

Gitzo's crowdsourced Legende tripod and backpack series has hit another snag: the company has delayed shipping the product for another three months to address "aesthetic" damage. What's worse, the company's poor communication has led to a deluge of dissatisfied comments and demands for refunds.