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Toshiba IK-HD2 mini camSeeSense, the miniature camera imaging professionals based out of the UK and across Europe, have been providing cameras that get “big shots from small places” since 2010, and today they aim to make those shots even better, announcing the release of Toshiba’s 3-CCD miniature camera, the IK-HD2. Like the existing and very popular IK-HD1, the HD2 is a remote head camera system that is ideal for broadcasting, sports, film and TV, medical and aerial videos, and a host of other uses. Toshiba has enhanced the new model by adding several new features to the CCU making it more “broadcast friendly”. For specs and a list of these enhancements, hit the jump. More »

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Lytro is a company implementing a novel and fascinating idea — obvious enough for anyone to appreciate it’s wow-factor, but original enough that visual creatives can be impressed with its technology — you can set your focal distance after taking your shots. Now, you can also even shift your perspective a bit, another near-magical innovation for digital photography. That said, right now Lytro cameras have several major limitations: they are stand-alone cameras, which may be inconvenient for shooters used to novelty photography on a tiny multi-use device — plus, there isn’t great direct mobile integration with social media. Interestingly, Toshiba has just announced that it’s developing its own lightfield-type sensor, specifically for tablet and smartphone applications — and, it’s expected to allow focus shift for your mobile video as well. More »