Google's Visual Core is an Image Signal Processor designed to power and accelerate HDR+ processing and other imaging tasks in the new Pixel 2 devices (and beyond).
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mobileOct 9, 2017 at 20:06
Google has shared a set of high-resolution, unedited sample photos captured with the new 'world's highest rated smartphone camera': The Google Pixel 2. Check them out for yourself here.
mobileOct 9, 2017 at 18:55
Google is telling prospective Pixel 2 buyers that they'll get unlimited full-res photo and video storage in Google Photos... but there's a catch. That service will end in 2020.
Oct 6, 2017 at 17:17
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with heavily hyped cameras. Here's what you need to know about why they stand out, and some thoughts on what Google can still improve.
Oct 4, 2017 at 19:21
After some expected hardware update announcements, Google's "one more thing" turned out to be a tiny, hands-free camera designed to automatically capture everyday moments.
Oct 4, 2017 at 19:14
DxOMark got their hands on the Google Pixel 2 early, and you could say they were impressed. In fact, they awarded it the highest score they've EVER given a smartphone camera.
videoOct 4, 2017 at 18:47
Optical image stabilization is a welcome update in the Google Pixel 2. But what's really impressive is that it can be used in tandem with electronic stabilization in video mode – here's what that looks like.
mobileOct 4, 2017 at 18:32
Google's new flagship smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, boast some impressive new features for photo and video nerds: from OIS, to Dual Pixel autofocus and beyond.
Oct 4, 2017 at 15:24
Join us as we live Tweet from the Google Pixel 2 launch and offer up-to-the-minute takes on the camera technology Google is putting into its newest flagship phones.
camera newsOct 3, 2017 at 22:12
The Insta360 Pro 8K is the first camera to get Google's Street View certification, and one of only 4 that Google will certify as "Auto" ready, meaning you can use it to capture 360° photos while driving and add them to Google Street View.
A year after its release the Google Pixel is still one of the best smartphone cameras money can buy, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. With a Pixel 2 announcement imminent, here are a few things we're hoping to see in the next generation Google flagship phone.
mobileSep 20, 2017 at 16:27
Popular mobile editing app Snapseed just got a major update that includes a new interface and 11 new presets for both Android and iOS, as well as adding the Perspective tool to the iOS version.
Sep 15, 2017 at 22:14
The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.
Sep 8, 2017 at 15:07
Users of Mac and PC Google Drive and Photos apps will soon have to migrate to the new Backup and Sync app for continued service.
Aug 18, 2017 at 14:37
A team of Google researchers have found that slightly warping watermarks when embedding them into images can help prevent automatic removal.
mobileAug 14, 2017 at 17:26
The Google Camera app exclusive to the company's own Pixel phone has been unofficially ported to other Android devices. If you're willing to take the risk of installing, you can now use features like HDR+ on the Galaxy S8, LG G6, OnePlus 5, and more.
mobileJul 31, 2017 at 14:55
Vic Gundotra was essential in Google's early Android efforts, but nowadays he says he would never use an Android smartphone for photography.
Jul 20, 2017 at 18:20
Google just released Motion Stills for Android. Unlike the iOS version, the Android app uses a redesigned video processing pipeline that processes each frame of a video as it is being recorded, creating instant results.
Jul 20, 2017 at 16:02
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet spent 6 months on board the International Space Station where he worked with Google capturing spheric panorama images that are now available in Street View.
Jul 19, 2017 at 15:44
The updated version of Google Glass is called the Enterprise Edition and, as the name suggests, it's not meant for personal use.
Jul 17, 2017 at 16:53
Professional landscape photographers beware, Google just taught an AI to pull 'professional-level photographs' from street view imagery.
Jul 13, 2017 at 13:42
The Google Backup and Sync desktop app for Windows PCs and Apple Mac computers replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.
Jul 3, 2017 at 20:26
Photographer Jacqui Kenny suffers from anxiety so crippling she occasionally can't leave the house. So she 'visits' and photographs far away places through Google Street View.
Jun 26, 2017 at 23:12
Google is holding a competition that could see your Pixel photos gracing millions of screens.
Jun 9, 2017 at 17:52
The new archiving suggestions are found in the Assistant tab, where the suggested photos are pre-selected.
Jun 1, 2017 at 18:04
Sascha Rheker from Germany has launched a campaign on the Change.org petition site that aims to persuade Google to reverse its decision and continue to provide updates and add features to the Nik Collection.
May 29, 2017 at 18:54
Google has updated its Photos mobile apps to support the recently announced service for creating and printing physical photo books.
May 18, 2017 at 18:45
A feature we first saw demonstrated in 2015 appears to be almost ready for prime time.
mobileMay 17, 2017 at 18:46
Google's image storage and organization app will soon analyze your photo library and suggest images for sharing.
May 17, 2017 at 18:18
At Google I/O 2017, the company showed off its new Google Lens technology, which can identify things like flowers when in 'live view' on your phone.
May 11, 2017 at 17:57
The certified cameras can be used in conjunction with the Street View app to create content Google's Street View platform.
mobileApr 26, 2017 at 18:19
Google software engineer Florian Kainz wrote a custom Android app and used manual post-processing in Photoshop to show what's possible with current smartphone cameras in low light. Read more
mobileMar 27, 2017 at 17:52
Google's independent research division X just published a blog post detailing the story of Gcam, the software behind the class-leading cameras in Google's Pixel devices. Read more
Mar 17, 2017 at 19:14
Google has announced the open source release of Guetzli, a new JPEG encoder able to reduce a JPEG's file size by up to 35%, without any significant loss of quality. Read more
Mar 2, 2017 at 19:24
Google was recently awarded a patent which in part details a wearable camera system embedded in a baseball hat. Read more
mobileJan 13, 2017 at 18:39
Google's RAISR technology, which uses machine learning to produce high-quality versions of low-resolution images, has been implemented into Google+ for a subset of Android devices. Read more
Jan 5, 2017 at 10:00
Looking for a moment of zen? This simple game analyzes user-generated scribbles and instantly merges them with Google satellite images. Read more
Nov 29, 2016 at 21:12
Google has updated its interactive Earth Timelapse feature with better imagery and several years of new data. The massive update added petabytes of new data and brings it up to 2016. Read more
mobileNov 16, 2016 at 18:11
Google is upgrading the Android, iOS and web versions of its Photos app with a range of new editing tools and smart filters. Read more
mobileNov 15, 2016 at 21:44
A new iOS and Android app from Google uses computational photography to make scanning photos quick and painless. Read more
Nov 15, 2016 at 19:24
Google engineers have come up with a new way of upsampling images that achieves noticeably better results than the previously existing methods. Read more
mobileOct 26, 2016 at 17:55
Google Pixel users report a strong tendency of the device's camera to produce lens flare. Google is aware of the problem and has promised to implement a software fix for the camera's HDR+ mode. Read more
mobileOct 25, 2016 at 11:00
The weather hasn't been cooperative here for sample galleries, so while we work on finishing our Google Pixel XL gallery, we put it in front of our studio test scene. Read more
mobileOct 18, 2016 at 18:41
Google's Pixel smartphone comes with an impressive imaging specification and feature set. A new PR video provides a good overview of the camera's features and functions. Watch it
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