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Sony on Tuesday reported a 1.1 percent decline in first-quarter operating profit, much milder than market estimates as its gaming business thrived while consumers locked down at home looked for entertainment and downloaded more games. The electronics and entertainment firm posted April-June profit of JPY 228.4 billion (roughly Rs. 16,180 crores), versus JPY 230.9 billion
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Zoom on Wednesday set out to capitalise on its pandemic-powered popularity with a touchscreen display tuned to its video-conferencing platform. “Zoom for Home” was touted as combination of hardware and software designed for working remotely, a trend that promises to remain after the coronavirus threat abates. The 27 inch (69 cm) displays customised for collaborating
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Sony’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plans to sell software by subscription for data-analysing sensors in situ. Transforming the light-converting chips into a platform for software – essentially akin to the PlayStation Plus video games service –
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The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new US financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. A US defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed
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As many of us are working from home and connecting with our colleagues, teams, and clients through video conferences due to the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for high-quality webcams has increased significantly. But as computer peripheral makers and laptop companies are yet to make notable improvements at their end, Panasonic has brought a solution called
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The coronavirus outbreak in China has given unprecedented glimpses into how an extensive system of surveillance cameras works, as monitoring stations are rebranded epidemic “war rooms” helping to check people’s movements and stifle the disease. China is trying to build one of the world’s most sophisticated surveillance technology networks, with hundreds of millions of cameras
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Fujifilm has finally launched it’s X-T4 flagship X series mirrorless camera in India, after its global announcement in February. Fujifilm India had an online event where top-level executives made the announcement through a YouTube live feed. The new X-T4 succeeds the highly popular X-T3, adding new features such as in-body image stabilisation (IBIS), a fully articulating
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Robots delivering meals, ghostly figures in hazmat suits and cameras pointed at front doors: China’s methods to enforce coronavirus quarantines have looked like a sci-fi dystopia for legions of people. Authorities have taken drastic steps to ensure that people do not break isolation rules after China largely tamed the virus that had paralysed the country
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The makers of specialised cameras to quickly scan for fevers as people enter crowded workplaces are grappling with soaring demand while confronting supply disruptions, forcing some to prioritise customers such as hospitals, executives told Reuters. Many businesses around the globe have halted or reduced operations to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus which
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A couple of weeks ago, we tested the Sony A6600, which is the company’s latest flagship APS-C mirrorless camera. Now, it’s time to take a closer look at the A6100, which is its entry-level sibling. The A6100 was launched alongside the A6600 and shares a lot of the premium features found in Sony’s flagship model,
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Sony’s Alpha-series APS-C mirrorless cameras have long been popular choices for casual as well as enthusiast photographers, because of their ease of use, very good performance, and portability. Sony has been churning out new iterations of the A6000 series like clockwork and it launched its latest flagship camera, the A6600, in late 2019. This camera
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