A research team at Google has developed a way to use neural networks to compress image files in a more efficient way than current methods by building an artificial intelligence system and training it with random images from the internet. Read more
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Jun 29, 2016 at 18:51
Google has updated both Google Earth and Google Maps with higher-quality satellite imagery using images mostly taken by NASA and the USGS's Landsat 8. Read more
Jun 13, 2016 at 11:00
Indian officials have told the BBC that the country has rejected Google's plan to image its towns and cities as part of its expanding Street View service. Read more
The Lenovo Phab2 Pro uses four cameras to provide an Augmented Reality (AR) experience. It is capable of sensing 3D-motion and geometry and can capture 3D-scans of its surroundings and use the data to create 3D-maps, recognize places or track objects. Read more
May 20, 2016 at 19:01
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
May 18, 2016 at 18:10
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
Apr 29, 2016 at 18:40
Google makes high resolution photos freely available through its Images search engine, and Getty Images has had enough of it. Read more
mobileMar 30, 2016 at 19:28
The latest version of Google Photos allows you to revert changes on edited images.
Mar 24, 2016 at 21:45
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
mobileMar 10, 2016 at 18:40
LG's 360° camera is designed to integrate easily with Google’s Street View app.
Feb 15, 2016 at 19:47
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
mobileDec 4, 2015 at 19:46
As a followup to its Cardboard headset and Cardboard app, Google has launched a new VR content creation tool for Android called Cardboard Camera.
mobileSep 29, 2015 at 21:13
On top of the new Nexus phones Google also announced a tablet at today's event.
mobileSep 29, 2015 at 18:56
For the first time Google has announced not one but two of its Nexus showcase smartphones.
Aug 5, 2015 at 22:18
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
camera newsJun 9, 2015 at 18:56
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
mobileMay 28, 2015 at 23:10
Confirming rumors from earlier in the week, Google has announced its new Photos app.
mobileFeb 16, 2015 at 21:44
Toshiba has unveiled prototypes of its camera modules created for Google's Project Ara.
Nov 19, 2014 at 17:32
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
mobileMay 29, 2014 at 22:50
Another update of Google's Camera App includes self-timer, 16:9 aspect ratio and two more panorama modes.
mobileMay 15, 2014 at 17:54
Google has launched an update to Google Plus that allows for easy viewing of manually created 360-degree Photo Sphere images.
mobileApr 17, 2014 at 18:05
Google has launched a stand-alone camera app with a new 'Lens Blur' feature for Android 4.4 devices.
mobileMar 20, 2014 at 20:18
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.
mobileFeb 22, 2014 at 00:04
Google has announced Project Tango, which aims to develop mobile devices that are capable of capturing 3D-maps of your surroundings.
Jan 30, 2014 at 08:00
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.
mobileDec 18, 2013 at 18:24
In the wink of an eye, Google gives a shutter alternative.
mobileDec 12, 2013 at 18:53
The feature-packed Gallery app disappears in favor of the Google+ Photos app.
reviewNov 29, 2013 at 18:14
The Nexus 5 is Google’s latest showcase phone, bringing with it Android 4.4 (aka KitKat) and some new imaging features.
mobileNov 26, 2013 at 18:32
Android developers will be able to include Raw imaging in apps.
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