DJI Phantom drone unveiled 4 Advanced with an improved camera

DJI The Company today unveiled the next device in the line of drones Phantom – Phantom Model 4 Advanced. If disposal Phantom 4 1 / 2,3 CMOS-sensor resolution of 12 M, the new copter boasts a large 20 1 megapixel CMOS-sensor. It is these are used in today’s compact cameras the Sony , such as the RX100 Mark IV models.

Also, the camera now uses a mechanical shutter instead of the electron and is able to shoot 4K-video doubled to 60 frames / c frequency.

The DJI noted: “The more powerful the processor now supports H.264 4K-video at 60 frames / c and H.265 at 30 frames / c bit rate of 100 Mbit / c. As a result, the image will have a wider dynamic range, and improved detail, which is useful in post-production. ”

Also Phantom 4 Advanced get 128 GB of internal memory instead of 64 GB in 4 Phantom and increased from 28 to 30 minutes of flight time. Quadrocopter is equipped with five sensors orientation (which allow you to use features of more expensive versions of Phantom 4 Pro), obstacle avoidance system, the GPS and GLONASS receivers. Also, the drone is equipped with ultrasonic rangefinders.

New products will be available in two trim levels: Advanced, and Advanced +. The latter will have a 5.5-inch 1080p display, high brightness – twice more than that of smartphones. Price copter – $ 1349 and $ 1649 respectively. The device will go on sale in late April.

 

Vivosmart 3 new fitness bracelet released by Garmin

Garmin has announced the release of a novelty – a compact fitness tracker vívosmart 3 displeem- “invisible” and intellectual stuffing, which the manufacturer has positioned as a device for people who are seriously passionate about the sport, but they are not professional athletes.

The owners presented the gadget will be able to obtain information on their physical condition in real time. vívosmart 3, according to the company, is perfect as a personal assistant to a healthy lifestyle: a smart, light, thin, with a hidden display that becomes visible only after activation, receive alerts or notifications.

vívosmart 3 counts the number of steps, lifting floors, calories burned, tracks minutes of intense stress and sleep settings, and has a round the clock monitoring stress levels.

With the device, you can take a shower and swim in the pool. battery power allows the tracker to operate without recharging for up to five days. Alerts from the compatible smartphone device will be coming soon on the bracelet.

vívosmart 3 detects changes in pulse rate at rest and on the basis of the received information calculates the stress level. If the pulse is too higher than normal, the tracker will offer breathing exercise for relaxation. With Garmin Connect application, you can analyze the stress data for a longer period of time, identify patterns, make a change in life style and reduce the impact of situations that provoke tension and anxiety.

vívosmart 3 is offered in two colors – black and purple. Black bracelets are available in three sizes – small, medium and large, violet trackers are represented by two sizes – small and medium. About the beginning of sales vívosmart 3 will be announced later.

 

Nintendo company willing to pay in thousand dollars for providing information about problems with safety of device software

As the resource Digital Moscow, referring to the official representation of Nintendo on Hackerone platform, the company will pay out cash prizes to those who can find vulnerabilities in the game console Switch. For providing information about potential problems with the safety of the device software by representatives of Japanese companies are willing to pay 100 dollars to 20 thousand dollars. In addition to information about the found a bug, the user is required to submit an algorithm or program that could exploit this vulnerability. Representatives Nintendo will have to correct the identified defect. Under these requirements the user within four months will receive the promised reward.

It is reported that three programmers have already taken advantage of these proposals, after which they were handed a reward, though its size and will not inform. On the company’s page on Hakerone can find details about what kind of vulnerabilities are assumed, as well as other proposals for their search. In particular, engineers Nintendo interested in the problems with the console 3 DS.

 

Payment service Samsung Pay is now available on the Samsung Gear S3 devices

The South Korean company Samsung Electronics has announced that from April 11, 2017 the owners of its devices Samsung Gear S3 frontier and Gear S3 slassic can pay for their purchases using a mobile payment service Samsung Pay. Thanks to Samsung MST technology c Gear S3 using the device, you can make payments not only on NFC terminals, but also where contactless cards are not supported. In order to use the service, Gear S3 owners need to press and hold the “Back” button on the device, select a card rotating bezel and click “Pay”.

Recall that the mobile payment service Samsung Pay was introduced in Russia September 29, 2016. With the support NFC technology (Near Field Communication) and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) he is accepted for payment anywhere you can make a purchase at an ordinary bank card contactless technology or magnetic stripe.

 

AMD and Nitero create a virtual reality without wires

AMD’s press service reported on the acquisition Nitero company’s intellectual property, key engineers which now will be transferred to US corporations. Nitero became known for the first of its kind technology development transfer large amounts of data using a millimeter wave. The potential development of this technology could lead to the disappearance of the wires in the helmets of virtual and augmented reality. Nitero patents will be included in the intellectual property portfolio of AMD and eventually offer the creators of VR-making devices and new technology to create a deeper digital experiences.

“Feel free movement helmets cables remain a significant obstacle to the widespread VR implementation, – said Mark Peypermeyster, CTO and senior AMD vice president -. Recently, we have acquired the technology of wireless virtual reality just is aimed at solving this problem, and is another example of AMD long-term investments in the computing and graphics technologies to create a more immersive computer effects. “

Chip companies Nitero uses phase transmission millimeter-wave wireless VR and AR systems. By transmitting data at a frequency of 60 Hz, the art was achieved shipment multi-gigabit data sets with low latency within a room. Formation of directional beam signal solves the problem of line of sight typical of traditional systems with millimeter waves. A data transmission technique on ultralow frequency potential to deliver market virtual reality by wires.

“Our team of world-class engineers to deal with complex issues of creating wireless technologies of virtual reality, which could be built into a new generation of helmets, – said one of the founders and CEO Nitero, Pat Kelly, who joined the AMD team, as a corporate vice president, wireless technology -. And we are very pleased to be able to play their part in the incarnation of the long-term technology strategy for AMD. “

 

NVIDIA TITAN Xp – world’s most powerful graphics card

News for gamers who prefer the best. We need a graphics accelerator with unsurpassed performance? NVIDIA introduced a – TITAN Xp.

NVIDIA TITAN Xp - the most powerful graphics card in the world
NVIDIA TITAN Xp – the most powerful graphics card in the world
The device is positioned as a unique – worldwide. Performance of the cards just yet. The creators managed to equip the GPU to the maximum.
Novelty greatly exceeds GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. Users are prompted to fix 12GB GDDR5X memory (11,400 MHz). Bus 384-bit. Bandwidth is 547.7 GB / s.

At the core of TITAN Xp – based processor architecture Pascal. The chip has 12 billion transistors. Even in the presence of 3840 CUDA kernels raster modules 96 and 240 texture units.

NVIDIA TITAN Xp - the most powerful graphics card in the world

The base frequency is 1480 MHz, the forced – 1582 MHz. Energy product consumes up to 250 watts. For power are 8-pin and six-pin connectors.
Computing capacity TITAN Xp high. 12 teraflops – no joke. Useful bonus – preparing drivers for Apple computers. A real find for fans of PC “apple”.
As for the performance – it is a 2-slot. We should also mention the cooling system with a fan and the radiator (with vapor chamber).NVIDIA TITAN Xp - the most powerful graphics card in the world

Gladius – underwater drone camera 4K

Gladius - underwater drone camera 4K
Many aspire to heaven. For example – with the help of UAVs. However, there is another element to the study. Water. The world of rivers, lakes and oceans no less intriguing.

To sink to the bottom – to be a diver is not required. Enough to get a special drone. For example – a model of Gladius. Novelty is a functional and accessible. With control handle any.
A key feature of the device – an excellent camera of 16 MP. The module is able to shoot video in 4K format. The beauty of the past will not be held.

Gladius - underwater drone camera 4K

Video is transmitted to the user’s smartphone – in real time. Another cell is used to control. The phone is inserted into the controller – like a game console. Declared support for iOS and Android.

Communication is limited to a 30-meter rope. If you wish – the cable can be extended several times. The above will allow to conquer the 100-meter depth.
With agility in order. 4 Gladius motor move in any direction. The device does without recharging 3.5 hours – thanks to the built-in battery. Also in the presence of the memory card – for storing records.
Configuration 4K is estimated at US $ 799. Orders are accepted on the site Indiegogo.

LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane started to upgrade to Android Wear 2.0 We do

This was told by the resource profile Android Police referring to users’ messages. As evidence, he cited a photo watch LG Watch Urbane installed Android Wear 2.0 We do , to send one of the sources.

Note that not so long ago, Google admitted in a special delay widespread Android Wear 2.0 We do because of a software glitch discovered during final testing. Upgrading already left for Fossil Q Founder, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch and TAG Heuer Connected. A few days ago Android Wear 2.0 We do appear for some more hours Fossil, Michael Kors, Nixon and Polar.

As stated at the moment of the platform release, upgrade to Android Wear 2.0 scheduled for the next smart hours: ASUS ZenWatch 2 and 3, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch, Casio PRO TREK Smart, Fossil Q Founder, Fossil Q Marshal, Fossil Q Wander, Huawei Watch , LG Watch R, LG Watch Urbane and 2nd Edition LTE, Michael Kors Access Smartwatches, Moto 360 2nd Gen, Moto 360 for Women, Moto 360 Sport, New Balance RunIQ, Nixon Mission, Polar M600 and TAG Heuer Connected.

 

Xiaomi Mi 360 degree panoramic camera with IP67 “water and dust resistance ” only at 246$

Xiaomi today launched its Mi 360-degree camera, along with Mi Pad 3 in China. The camera is priced at 1699 Yuan, which is approximately Rs 16,009 and will be available for purchase through starting April 6 via Xiaomi Mall, Mi Mall, Lynx, Jingdong & Suning.

Xiaomi Mi 360 degree panoramic camera with IP67

The Mi 360-degree rectangular shaped camera sports a 23.88-megapixel sensor and can record videos at 3.5K resolution. It features a 6-axis EIS (Electronic Image stabilization) function and is powered by a Anba A12 Image processor, along with Sony IMX206 image sensor. The camera is IP67 certified, which means the camera is waterproof and dust-proof. It comes with pre-loaded app for editing images. The camera also supports Mic0USB port, WiFi and Bluettooth connectivity.

With the Mi Panoramic 360-degree camera, Xiaomi has provided users with four different modes to provide versatility and of course, users can choose to use it as a standard camera as well.

It gets it juices from a 1600mAh non removable battery, which claims to record 75 min of 360 degree videos with WiFi on and 90 min without WiFi connectivity. Besides, the it offers 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer. It measures 78 x 76.40 x 24mm and weighs 108.3 grams.

 

Currently the camera has been currently launched in China. We will have to wait and see if it will eventually be sold in other countries as well.

1st ever Selfie drone with Built in gimbal- By DJI Called “DJI Spark “

What is Selfie drone ?

If you can hide your arm or selfie stick in a selfie, good for you. For those who can’t, there’s a drone for that.

The Selfie drone  is a tiny drone which has Builtin Camera  and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.

DJI could be working on its smallest drone ever, if newly leaked images are to be believed.1st ever Selfie drone with Built in gimbal- By DJI Called

Several spy shots of what looks to be an unannounced drone have turned up on Chinese DJI forums (and subsequently reposted byTechCrunch). The mysterious device is tipped to be called the DJI Spark, a drone that appears to be significantly smaller than the existing Mavic Pro.

As per the images, it looks like the so-called DJI Spark has four propellers mounted on side-jutting fixed arms, just like the Mavic. The bottom of the drone also appears to have sensors, while the front panelling boasts a built-in camera. The camera is mounted on a gimbal, but it  the camera will only be able to tilt upwards and downwards, requiring the drone to pivot to capture pan shots.

It’s also worth mentioning that DJI recently registered a trademark for the name ‘Spark’, which suggests that the company is working on a new product. Given the extensive nature of this leak, it seems highly likely that the leaked drone and the ‘Spark’ name go hand-in-hand.

We’ve also seen several leaked videos of the so-called DJI Spark, which you’ll find below: