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Slow-motion video has always been fun to watch, with the best rigs usually shooting on the scale of thousands of frames per second. But now the world's fastest camera, developed by researchers at Caltech and INRS, blows them out of the water, capturing the world at a mind-boggling 10 trillion frames per second – fast enough to probe the nanoscale interactions between light and matter... Co
A Berlin-based startup called ExperimentalOptics has unveiled a 35mm f/2.7 pancake lens for full frame cameras, which it calls “the smallest lens in the world.”The lens is just 0.276 inches (7mm) in thickness and weighs just 1.4 oz (40g), making it an ultra small and portable lens for taking everywhere. But despite its size, the lens is purported to be “razor sharp.”“
At an event where everyone is trying to make the biggest splash and grab the most attention (Photokina), Hasselblad decided to do the opposite. Shirking tradition, and what literally everyone else at Photokina is doing, Hasselblad quietly announced three new lenses: the XCD f/1.9 80mm, Hasselblad’s fastest lens ever and the fastest autofocus lens made for a medium format camera featuring au
Sean Mills, of Big CC Racing in Berkshire, UK, has a serious claim to the world's fastest street-legal motorcycle after rider Phil Hall used his variable boost, stroked-out turbo 'Busa to hit 271 mph (436 km/h) at the recent Straightliners event at Elvington Airstrip... Continue Reading Video: Is this the world's fastest streetbike? Category: Motorcycles Tags: Land Speed Recor
For photographers on the go, the decision to bring a tripod can be a tricky one. There are many excellent lightweight tripods, sure, but in addition to bringing another piece of gear on a trip, you also need time to set up the tripod. For photographers who don’t mind getting low, the Platypod has proven to be a nice option for many. However, what if you want a more traditional tripod workin
Targeted at adventurous (or clumsy) photographers whose equipment is likely to see a bit of action, Sony has unveiled what it claims are the world's toughest and fastest SD cards. Boasting a monolithic one-piece mold construction, the new "SF-G series TOUGH specification" UHS-II SD cards are completely sealed and built to withstand bending, drops, water and dust... Continue Reading "World'
Sony has announced new SD cards that they are claiming to be the toughest and fastest available. Called the SF-G series TOUGH specification (TOUGH appears to just be branding, not an acronym for something), these UHS-II SD cards were built to withstand water, drop and dust. In fact, the new cards can withstand a drop of 5 meters, come with an IPX8 rating for water, and IP6Xrating for dust. They a
Epson has launched its new FastFoto FF-680W High-Speed Photo and Document Scanning System, a model it claims is the fastest personal photo scanner currently available. At max speed, the FastFoto FF-680W can scan a photo every second at 300dpi (up to 36 photos per batch).The FF-680W, which builds upon the existing FF-640 model, supports a variety of media types, including Polaroids, postcards, and
Epson has just announced the new FastFoto FF-680W, a wireless high-speed photo scanner that the company says is the world’s fastest personal photo scanner. If you have boxes and albums filled with old prints you’d like to digitize, this scanner is designed for you.The FF-680W can scan batches of 36 prints at a speed as fast as 1 photo per second (for 4×6 prints at 300dpi in land
the fastest car in the world now allows occupants to glimpse the heavens at 420 km/hour. The post one of the rarest and fastest car in the world, the bugatti chiron, now offers glass ‘sky view’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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