At its I/O developer conference this week, Google announced a new partnership with IMAX to develop VR camera rigs for the film industry using its Jump VR platform. Read more
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A new robotic camera system Google has developed called 'Art Camera' has made it possible for the organization to digitize paintings faster than ever before. Read more
Google makes high resolution photos freely available through its Images search engine, and Getty Images has had enough of it. Read more
The latest version of Google Photos allows you to revert changes on edited images.
Starting immediately, Google's Nik Collection of desktop image editing plug-ins is being offered free of charge. Nik's Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro and Dfine apps are all available as a free download from Google, a substantial savings over the previous $150 price. Read more
LG's 360° camera is designed to integrate easily with Google’s Street View app.
Last year, Google rolled out a stand-alone Photos app with unlimited storage, stirring up rumors that its photo editing application Picasa's days were numbered. Sure enough, in a statement on Friday Google announced that Picasa will be phased to make way for Google Photos, detailing what it hopes will be a more uniform photo experience. The change will take place 'over the coming months.' Read more
As a followup to its Cardboard headset and Cardboard app, Google has launched a new VR content creation tool for Android called Cardboard Camera.
On top of the new Nexus phones Google also announced a tablet at today's event.
For the first time Google has announced not one but two of its Nexus showcase smartphones.
Researchers at MIT and Google have developed a technique for removing unwanted reflections and obstructions from photos. Taking advantage of the parallax effect, this method could prove quite useful in locations where shooting behind glass or a fence is the only option. Read more
UK imaging systems firm NCTech is to introduce a four-sensor, single-shot camera that it says can create a 360 degree image of a street scene or an interior in less than two minutes. The iris360 uses four lens units in front of four 10MP sensors arranged at 90 degree intervals, and images can be uploaded directly to Google Street View. The lenses are triggered simultaneously and the resultant images are stitched together automatically in-camera. Read more
During the re/code Code Conference earlier this week in California, GoPro’s CEO Nick Woodman detailed a rig the company is working on that will accommodate six Hero4 cameras to record multi-angle footage for virtual reality uses. Google revealed a similar setup at its I/O 2015 conference yesterday, with the primary exception being that it holds 16 GoPro action cameras rather than six. The rig is called Array, and it was made in partnership with GoPro for Google's new Jump virtual reality platform. Click through to read more
Confirming rumors from earlier in the week, Google has announced its new Photos app.
Toshiba has unveiled prototypes of its camera modules created for Google's Project Ara.
Google is working on an image identification technology at its Research Labs in Mountain View, California. The latest complex algorithm from the search engine giant is able to systematically 'produce captions to accurately describe images the first time it sees them', creating coherent sentences rather than individual tags. Read more
Another update of Google's Camera App includes self-timer, 16:9 aspect ratio and two more panorama modes.
Google has launched an update to Google Plus that allows for easy viewing of manually created 360-degree Photo Sphere images.
Google has launched a stand-alone camera app with a new 'Lens Blur' feature for Android 4.4 devices.
Google has launched an update to their Search app that allows you to open the camera app in stills or video mode using voice commands.
Google has announced Project Tango, which aims to develop mobile devices that are capable of capturing 3D-maps of your surroundings.
Ricoh has updated the suite of apps provided with the Theta spherical image camera, to allow users to post images from the Theta to Google Maps and Google+. According to Ricoh, these new abilities are a result of collaboration with Google to make the Theta's images compatible with Photo Sphere XMP, Google's standard for panoramic images. Click through for more details.
In the wink of an eye, Google gives a shutter alternative.
The feature-packed Gallery app disappears in favor of the Google+ Photos app.
The Nexus 5 is Google’s latest showcase phone, bringing with it Android 4.4 (aka KitKat) and some new imaging features.
Android developers will be able to include Raw imaging in apps.
Meanwhile, the police (not the fashion sort) issue a first citation to a woman wearing Glass while driving.
More than 1.5 billion images are uploaded to Google's social networking site weekly.
Imagine a replaceable camera component in your smartphone.