Articles tagged "google"

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Lead engineer for computational imaging on Pixel phones leaves Google

The Information reports Distinguished Engineer Marc Levoy has left Google along with former General Manager of the Pixel Smartphones Business Unit, Mario Queiroz.

Google details how it’s improved Portrait mode on the Pixel 4

The Pixel 4 is the first Google phone that can make use of a dual-camera for depth estimation in portrait mode.

Google Pixel 4 'Feature Drop' brings post-capture Portrait Blur and more

Google Pixel users will soon be able to apply background blur to portrait image that were taken in standard photo mode.

Google explains its Night Sight astrophotography mode in detail

The team behind Google's Night Sight mode has authored a blog post to provide technical detail about the new astrophotography feature.

Security firm warns Android camera vulnerability lets hackers spy on phone owners

The vulnerability is extensive, potentially allowing unauthorized users to gain access to photos, videos, audio, location and more through a little trickery in Google and Samsung's camera apps.

The Pixel 4 can't beat a compact camera, but that doesn't matter

With its newly improved Super Resolution Zoom, the Pixel 4 makes a case for itself as a replacement for a compact camera with a 4-6x zoom range. And for the most part it succeeds – compacts still have their advantages, but they're pretty much history for most users.

Google's Pixel 4 Astrophotography mode is now available on Pixel 2, 3 and 3a devices

The latest version of the Google Camera app now includes astrophotography support for Google Pixel 2 and series devices.

Google's Dual Exposure Controls and Live HDR+ features remain exclusive to Pixel 4

Some of the Pixel 4's new camera features will be made available to older Pixel devices via a software update, but Google has confirmed Dual Exposure Controls and Live HDR+ features are limited to Pixel 4 smartphones.

These are the most important Google Pixel 4 camera updates

DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal had an opportunity to sit down with Marc Levoy and Isaac Reynolds of Google to dive deep into the most important camera updates on the new Pixel 4.

Google Pixel 4 adds telephoto lens, improved portrait mode and HDR in live view

Google has officially unveiled the Pixel 4, with the addition of a telephoto camera headlining the camera updates. Other improvements include real-time HDR preview in live view, added brightness and exposure controls, and an updated portrait mode with better depth mapping.

How does iPhone 11 Night Mode compare to Google Pixel 3 Night Sight?

Google's Night Sight has justifiably been considered the low light king, but with the iPhone 11 Apple is challenging for this title with its own Night Mode. Take a look at how they compare side-by-side.

iPhone 11's Portrait Mode sets a high bar for the Pixel 4

We would expect the iPhone 11's Portrait Mode to outperform the Pixel 3, and it does. But Google has its work cut out in more than one way if its next-gen flagship is to stay competitive.

Leaked Pixel 4 photos show new and improved astrophotography, portrait and Night Sight modes

The photos (and their EXIF data) hint at the new and improved camera capabilities that will be inside the impending Pixel 4 smartphone.

Google Photos adds Instagram Stories-style Memories feature, now offers canvas prints

Google uses machine learning to pick your best photos from previous years and pins them to the top of your gallery.

Leaked promo video hints at Google Pixel 4 astrophotography mode

It looks like the Google Pixel 4 could feature a computational imaging feature targeted at astrophotographers.

You can now search for images in Google Photos using text found within the image

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) isn't new technology, but this does mark the beginning of an era where you can search for text found within your images hosted on Google Photos.

Google will reportedly have a ‘DSLR-like’ attachment for upcoming Pixel phones

A new report from 9to5Google claims there will be a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment for Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone.

Google Pixel 3 camera defect causes loud clicking, OIS issue while shooting

A number of Pixel 3 units are experiencing an issue with the camera that causes the image to shake uncontrollably with an accompanying clicking noise.

Alphabet's Wing introduces OpenSky drone safety app

Alphabet's Wing introduced OpenSky, the first release in a planned ecosystem of apps, to ensure safe and compliant drone operations.

Google Camera app code hints at 16MP tele-camera inside the Pixel 4

References to a tele-camera have been found in the code of a leaked version of Google's camera app.

DPReview TV: Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL camera review

The Google Pixel 3 has a lot of neat tricks up its sleeve thanks to features like HDR+ and Night Sight, but is it good enough to replace your regular point and shoot camera? Chris decided to find out by using the Pixel 3 XL as his only camera on a big trip. Was it up to the task?

Google Pixel 3 XL sample gallery (DPReview TV)

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan reviewed the Google Pixel 3 XL camera. Take a look a look at some of the photos they shot and decide for yourself if the Pixel 3 is good enough to be your go-to travel camera.

Google Photos to be updated with manual face tagging and more

Product lead David Lieb revealed some upcoming features in a Twitter exchange with users.

DPReview TV: Jordan buys a phone

It's time for Jordan to buy a new phone, so he compares the cameras on the iPhone X, iPhone XR, and the Google Pixel 3a. Is the Google phone good enough to draw Jordan out of Apple's walled garden? Tune in to find out.

Researchers develop new anti-face-distortion method for wide-angle lenses

The new method applies correction edits locally to faces while leaving the background and other image elements untouched.

Google confirms that Pixel 4 will offer multiple rear cameras

In an unusual move, Google has revealed its upcoming Pixel 4 phone well ahead of its expected launch in the fall. A larger camera bump featuring at least two rear-facing cameras is visible in the image tweeted by an official Google account.

Video: Google's Super Resolution algorithm explained in three minutes

Super Resolution captures a burst of RAW files and takes advantage of the user's hand-shake in order to increase image detail in the merged output file.

Google suspends Android updates and support for Huawei, Intel & Microsoft join in

Google complies with an executive order and resulting blacklists that prohibits US companies to do business with certain foreign entities.

Google brings its impressive camera tech to new mid-range 3A, 3A XL smartphones

Google's new mid-range phones bring some of the impressive camera tech from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL into more affordable devices.

Google's Photobooth brings automated selfie-shooting to the Pixel 3

The new Photobooth mode uses AI to automatically detect the best moment to trigger the shutter during selfie capture.

Three things I love about the Pixel 3 and one that I don't

Night Sight, Portrait Mode and (surprisingly) wide-angle selfie mode are features that we're currently loving about the Pixel 3's camera.

Google removes 29 malicious Android camera apps from Play Store

Security company Trend Micro says 29 camera apps have been removed from the Google Play Store for malicious advertisements and, on some occasions, storing users images on remote servers.

Almalence compares Google's Super Resolution Zoom to its own Super Sensor solution

In a shootout with the Pixel 3 Almalence finds its own multi-frame zoom solution captures better detail than the Google equivalent.

News links on Google may lose thumbnail photos under EU Copyright Directive

News results from Google might be missing a few images if a new EU Copyright Directive passes.

Gear of the Year 2018 - Allison's choice: Google Photos

DPR's Managing Editor Allison Johnson captured a trip to San Francisco the way most millennials do: on her phone. The surprising ease with which she was able to share her photos across platforms using Google Photos makes it her pick.

Google photos expands album limit to 20,000 photos and videos

With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos.

Google Photos excludes unsupported video formats from its free unlimited storage

Google is cracking down on unsupported video files being uploaded to its Photos platform and taking up free storage space.

Insta360 One X update brings HDR video and Google Street View integration

Insta360 has launched a software update for its One X 360-degree camera and announced a camera bundle exclusively available on Apple.com.

Some Google Pixel 3 devices hampered by camera bug

According to reports the camera on some Google Pixel 3 devices crashes when accessed by a third-party camera app.

DxO updates Nik Collection 2018 with better macOS, Adobe compatibility and fewer bugs

DxO announces the latest update to Nik Collection (version 1.1) that brings better compatibility, fewer bugs to the plugin suite it acquired from Google a year ago

Google's Night Sight allows for photography in near darkness

Google has published a post, explaining the technologies behind its new Night Sight feature in detail, on the company's Research blog.

The New York Times' massive photo archive is being digitized with Google's help

The New York Times has teamed up with Google to start the process of digitizing more than five million photos stored in a vault nicknamed "the morgue."

Google promises software fix for Pixel 3 image saving issues

Google says it's working on a fix for an issue on its Pixel 3 phones that's causing images to not be saved properly.

How Google developed the Pixel 3's Super Res Zoom technology

Google's Super Res Zoom technology uses pixel-shifting methods to achieve zoom results comparable to some optical solutions. Google has published an in-depth explanation on its AI blog.

Video interview: tech deep dive with Google Pixel 3 camera team

We sat down with the Google Pixel camera team to learn about key new camera features on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and an explanation of the sophisticated software advancements that power them.

5 ways Google Pixel 3 camera pushes the boundaries of computational photography

At a time when manufacturers are adding triple and even quad-cameras to their flagship smartphones, Google is sticking with one main camera. But given the sophistication of the company's computational efforts, we think it's the right approach for now.

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL feature enhanced computational features, dual front-facing cameras

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL offer a second front-facing camera and a host of improved computational features such as digital zoom based on super-resolution capture, better depth mapping and a fill-light effect for low light portraits.

Google Images adds creator and credit metadata to photos

Google has started adding copyright information in image search results, and will work to improve guidelines for photographers on including relevant metadata with their images.

Google Pixel 3 leaks, comes with single camera and updated camera app

A Russian website has published a full hands-on review of a Google Pixel 3 pre-production unit.

Google One cloud storage plans launch publicly for customers in the US

When it was introduced earlier this year, Google's new cloud storage service wasn't available to new customers. Now, anyone in the US can sign up for a Google One plan, starting at $2/month for 100GB of storage.

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