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We can't say that we were too keen on Sony's DEV-5 Digital Recording Binoculars at first look -- it really is hard to get past that $2,000 price tag. But after Sony finally allowed us to shoot photos and video (albeit for a mere three minutes) at the company's CEATEC booth, we were pleasantly sur...

October 6th 2011 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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Sony Digital Recording Binoculars look like military night vision goggles, cost almost as much ARRI's ALEXA busts out native ProRes recording, plans for RED smiting New Sony Bloggie Mobile HD Snap camera gets bowed design, FCC inspection Sony's imaging wing has been on a roll lately, with the...

September 16th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's not often that tremendous advancements are made in the realm of binoculars, but these LightSpeed specs are something special. Aimed primarily at military / surveillance uses, this device is able to transmit video and audio via Infrared, theoretically enabling rooftop spies on opposite building...

December 16th 2008 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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Oh sure, you've been able to buy digital camera-equipped binoculars for years now, but finding one that does video (particularly with the camcorder you already own) has been a continual struggle. Thanks to one engineering soul, you can forge ahead with your plans to video all sorts of sights by add...

August 22nd 2008 at 11:04pm 0 Comments
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The night-vision thing has definitely been done a time or two before, but DARPA's latest initiative is looking beyond the darkness as it hopes to create a set of binoculars that can actually detect threats and warn soldiers of impending death. Taking a note from Star Wars, the jokingly dubbed "Luke'...

April 12th 2007 at 8:01am 0 Comments