January 15, 2019

What will your camera look like in 2020?

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With continued advances in smartphones, what’s next for digital imaging, and what will your pocket camera look like in 2020?
If you are a geek or love taking pictures with your smartphone, improve your English by reading this article from USA Today.


Imagine the year 2020: Augmented reality glasses like Google Glass are everywhere. Cars are connected and, in some cases, driverless. Your smartphone is less a phone than a command center uniting the various nodes of your technological self — watch, glasses, wallet and car alike.

But what about your personal camera? What will it look like in 2020? Will you even own one? In recent years, we’ve seen smartphones stomp out nearly every reason to own a traditional point-and-shoot camera. You can expect that transition to run its course over the next few years. And the outlook for mobile technology is nothing if not ominous for dedicated consumer shooters.

Even some high-end DSLRs and mirrorless system cameras may be supplanted by mobile devices with ever-improving image quality.

You can’t talk about the future of digital imaging without talking about resolution, specifically the surging influence of ultra high-definition video. As ultra high-definition video becomes cheaper and more available, it will find its way into smartphones, augmented reality glasses, tablets and other camera-equipped devices.


Article by TJ Donegan and Tyler Wells Lynch
Click here to read the full article.


What does it mean? Click and find out!

to augment (v) to make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
node (n) the place where two parts of a structure meet
point-and-shoot (adj) having simple controls that do not need to be changed by the user and that make it possible to take pictures easily
to stamp out (v) to eliminate
ominous (adj) making you think that something bad will happen
resolution (n) the amount of detail that you can see on a television or computer screen, or in a photograph


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