Many DSLR cameras now offer full HD video recording (1080p). These cameras are pushing the boundaries of what videographers can achieve with their film projects; the different lens options allowing users to obtain more cinematic effects with framing and shallow depth of field.
Advances in technology means domestic 3D printers capable of printing solid objects will be reality in the next few years. 3D printing has the potential to herald a new form of manufacturing capable in the home.
Have you ever been told by your iPhone that you cannot install an app because you don’t have the right version of iOS? I always thought that’s not a problem, I just upgrade my phone for free via iTunes. But I had to think again…
Hannah is interested in the city and how technology is changing our public, private and personal relationships within it. She talked about the following themes, how CCTV watches our every move. Mobile Phone data can be extracted by the police without permission. Interactive billboards film crowds and feed their images back to them with adverts. Secret cameras monitor who is paying attention and for how long. Interactive vending machines measuring your height, weight and gender. She wonders what are we to think of this non-consensual data? Personalisation is the pay off, it’s convenient, but should it make us nervous?