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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once, when I lived in Louisville, KY, I witnessed a lightning strike that hit the ground a few dozen feet from my vehicle, as I was merging on to the Gene Snyder Expressway. If you’ve never been close to a lightning strike, it can be difficult to describe the experience. At that range, there’s no

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The annual NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) event is traditionally a showcase for new high-end video and audio editing features, and this year is no exception. Adobe has rolled out a host of new features and performance tweaks to its Creative Suite tools — particularly Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, and Character Animator. Not to

NASA Posts Stunning 8K Video From International Space Station

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. No one is traveling to or from the International Space Station (ISS) right now thanks to the recent Soyuz launch failure, but data continues to flow freely. NASA maxed out its connection recently to beam a lovely 8K ultra high-definition (UHD) video down to Earth. It’s the first 8K video filmed in space, and you

10 Best Camera and Video Accessories from PhotoPlus Expo

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For those who believe there is life in cameras bigger than a smartphone, PhotoPlus Expo in New York City is the place to be in late October. Several hundred vendors show off all manner of accessories, services, add-ons, filters, tripods, strobes, and gadgets. Some are useful, some not, and some are variations on what we’ve

Thieves Caught on Video Stealing Tesla With Key Fob Relay Hack

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’ve got an expensive, popular car like the Tesla Model S, you have to expect that someone might eventually want to steal it. You should take steps to prevent that, but UK-based Tesla owner Antony Kennedy did not. He did, however, have cameras pointed at the car so you can see how easy it can

Hayabusa Sends Back Photos and Video From Surface of Asteroid Ryugu

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s not every day that a robot sends back footage from the surface of an asteroid, but today is such a day. The Japanese Hayabusa mission successfully deployed several small robots last week, and now we’ve gotten a batch of images and video from the little drum-shaped drones. This is just the beginning of Hayabusa’s

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Gimbal: Making Your Smartphone Video Better

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Somewhat lost in its success in the drone market is DJI’s heritage in camera gimbals. It is part of why their drones do such a good job of photography and videography. But they’ve continued to innovate in more-traditional stabilization and gimbal offerings, including their Osmo family of smartphone stabilizers. I’ve been using the newest, Osmo

With Its CEO Busted, Audi Teases e-tron Interior, Video Side Mirrors

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Audi e-tron crossover is likely to be one of the hottest cars due out this year. It’s another long-range electric vehicle that falls into the category of Tesla-fighter, even if this one looks a lot like what Americans call a station wagon. Audi last week released photos and some details about the prototype’s interior.

Nvidia AI Turns Regular Video Into 240fps High-Speed Video

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Filming slow-motion video requires capturing more than the standard 30 or 60 frames per second. You might not always have hardware around that can do that, but Nvidia has a workaround. It has developed a new AI algorithm that can take your regular video and build new frames out of nothing to create high-speed video

Buzzfeed Created a ‘Deepfake’ Obama PSA Video

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve seen neural network technology take off in recent years as companies like Google and IBM create ever-smarter machines. Computers can beat humans at Go and spot exoplanets now, but there’s a potentially darker side to this technology. Several months ago, a group of developers released a power face-swapping neural network, which was, of course,