gerber steady

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The Gerber Steady combines the utility of a multi-tool and the functionality of a tripod for compact digital cameras (up to 340 grams) and smart phones (up to 170 grams).
It comes equipped with an adjustable cell phone and screw-in camera mount and two foldable legs that serve as a tripod.
The rest of the tool is all Gerber ingenuity – a fine edge blade, a serrated blade, three screwdrivers, a bottle opener, pliers and wire cutters.
Found here. More pics after the jump.
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ready for my close up #2

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy is a combination of an analog b/w videocamera and a thermal receipt printer: The camera doesn’t store the pictures on film or digital medium, but prints a photo directly on a roll of cheap receipt paper while it is taking it. As this all happens very slow, people have to stay still for about three minutes until a full portrait photo is taken.

Found here.

Pencil vs. Camera

Pencil vs. Camera series by Ben Heine / Gracias a Miltos

single lens translucent

中級機コンセプトモデル(スケルトンモック)
All consumer electronics should have clear cases: This is the prototype of the next Sony SLT (single-lens translucent) camera, the A77. Found here.

Доброе утро Liberty

By Dmitry Sklyarov, the web celeb who successfully cracked the “image verification” system in high-end Canon cameras, a system that digitally signs the photos you take so any alternations, “touch ups” or other modifications can be detected.
See more of his “authentic” pictures, here.
Found here.

bug in the matrix

This is the rolling shutter effect: a cell phone camera records what it sees by scanning from one side of the frame to the other (or top to bottom), and strange things happen when the scene you are shooting moves faster than the image scanner. Here’s a video explaining the effect.
Found here and here.