24 Фев. 2015 г.|
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Apple’s patent aims to differentiate itself from the crowd by offering users a range of choices as to how to shoot with the device, including remotely via a wrist-mounted control device that communicates wirelessly with the camera gadget, and which can provide it with updated information in real-time. Polaroid, Sony, Garmin and HTC all have a fairly large portion of the market, which could potentially be uprooted if Apple decides to branch out. To see our content at its best we recommend upgrading if you wish to continue using IE or using another browser such as Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome. Apple has been awarded a patent by the USPTO based on IP it acquired from Kodak in a deal from 2013, which details a remote digital camera system that can be controlled from a smartwatch (Apple Watch fantasists should note that this patent was originally created in 2012). The camera also includes multiple threaded mounting points, which can be used with tripods and other accessories, to help ensure that it can be used both handheld by a user like a normal camera, and mounted in any number of configurations on different devices, like cars, handlebars, jibs, and more.
The patent in question was filed back in 2012 and is said to cite specific weaknesses in other companies’ action cams.
Apple is known for keeping its product line-up as minimal as possible and the gains from creating such a product category would be minimal in comparison to what Apple historically looks for. I would say, at this point, they’d be far more interested in adding interoperability between the Apple Watch and third party action cameras (like the GoPro app on the Pebble). Publication of the patent has apparently led to a decline in GoPro stock today, as noted by CNN Money, but investors can probably relax: Apple patents a lot of tech, and hardly any of it ever makes it to market as consumer products.
If you shoot fujifilm x-trans cameras and want to process RAW files from them, you pretty much have to buy a Mac. According to Patently Apple, some of the tech inside the camera is based on intellectual properly Apple acquired from Kodak back in 2013.
An action camera, which appears to double as a rugged point-and-shoot, seems about as likely a product to come out of Apple as a head-mounted Google Glass competitor in the near future – which is to say it isn’t likely at all. Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, portable digital music players, and sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
However, I recently had to use one of those new surface tablets, and I gotta say, I felt like I was going back in time.
Not major news, in and of itself, this seemed to cause quite a bit of stir amongst investors of other manufacturers of action cams, specifically GoPro.
Interestingly enough, the patent contains intellectual property acquired from Eastman Kodak back in December of 2012. It’s in Apple’s interest to make use of the products of that property acquisition, even if it doesn’t intend to ship anything based on the patents involved in the near future.
I used to think this, but, having just bought a macbook pro I have to argue that the os (OS X) is what makes it.
The Apple patent specifically seeks to address flaws identified in the design of competitors including the GoPro HD Hero2 cameras, which it claims are susceptible to movement based on wind resistance that affects final image output. Apple has been granted a patent for an action camera with a remote control, causing GoPro shares to plummet by more than a tenth in a single day as investors took fright at the prospect of competition in the market. Apple was granted a patent for a wearable camera today, and the news caused GoPro’s stock to tumble by around 12%.