Microsoft has developed Captionbot, software that will analyze your photos and label them. It is powered by the company’s Cognitive Services, using a Computer Vision API, an Emotion API, and a Bing Image API. At this point, the software is not completely accurate.
Polaroid has announced a new analog camera which uses the classic Polaroid 600 film. You will be able to connect it to your smart phone via Bluetooth. The new camera will be released on May 10, and it will cost you $299.
This looks like an amazing movie camera. The article does not say what the price will be.
Moleskin, long-time maker of fine notebooks for people who write in ink, has just released its Smart Writing Set, which comes with a notebook and a digital pen. The pen has a tiny built-ion camera that takes pictures of your handwritten notes and converts them in legible digital text. The notebook has a digital grid what helps the camera located what you have written. You can save your documents to Google Drive or Evernote. I doubt, though, that it could decipher my illegible scrawl.
Panasonic has announced its new Lumix GX 80, which will be available in May, for $800 US. You can shoot 4K video with it. I have the Lumix GF2, and it’s a fine little camera, and it takes interchangeable lenses.
This is the smallest camera in Sony’s full-frame lineup. It is supposed to record video in near darkness. It will go on sale in August. The price has not been released.
I have never had a Canon EOS Rebel, but I have had lots of Canon cameras, and they are always good.