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Device Bay

Device Bay was a standard jointly developed by Compaq, Intel and Microsoft in 1997, as a simple way to add, remove, and share hardware devices. Originally intended to be introduced in the second half of 1998, Device Bay was never finalized and ha ...

                                               

Dongle

A dongle is a small piece of computer hardware that connects to a port on another device to provide it with additional functionality, or enable a pass-through to such a device that adds functionality. In computing, the term was originally synonym ...

                                               

Drive bay

A drive bay is a standard-sized area for adding hardware to a computer. Most drive bays are fixed to the inside of a case, but some can be removed. Over the years, with the introduction of the IBM PC, is compatible and had a lot of form factors d ...

                                               

Expo Mimio

EXPO mimio is a brand name of computer whiteboard capture devices marketed by Sanford Brands. EXPO mimio devices allow users to digitally capture whiteboard images and text. Communication device physical Board created Board software, such as netm ...

                                               

FlashPath

FlashPath were a series of devices produced by SmartDisk that allowed a variety of memory cards to be used in a 3.5" Floppy disk drive. The initial version introduced in May 1998 allowed SmartMedia cards to be used with a floppy drive. Later, Mem ...

                                               

Monitor mount

A monitor mount is a supportive bracket or arm designed to hold up a computer monitor, laptop, notebook or other display screen. Monitor arm and monitor bracket are other common terms for this device.

                                               

Mouse bungee

A mouse bungee is a device that secures the wire of a computer mouse, preventing the cable from tangling and providing full freedom of movement. It can be made out of plastic, metal, and silicon fabricated tools. In 1994 they were mostly used in ...

                                               

Open Core Protocol

The Open Core Protocol is a protocol for on-chip subsystem communications. It is an openly licensed, core-centric protocol and defines a bus-independent, configurable interface. OCP International Partnership produces OCP specifications. OCP data ...

                                               

POST card

In computing, a POST card is a plug-in diagnostic interface card that displays progress and error codes generated during power-on self-test of a computer. It is used to troubleshoot computers that do not start up.

                                               

Radio SHARK

radio SHARK is a computer-controlled radio designed by Griffin Technology, introduced in late 2004. A second generation superseded it in 2007, they are distinguishable by color. The radio connects the computer through a USB interface, which also ...

                                               

Sonder Design

Sonder Design is an Australian design studio with its headquarters in Sydney at the Australian Technology Park. They designed the Sonder keyboard, a dynamic E Ink keyboard. The company has offices in Sydney, Shenzhen, Taipei. Sonder uses patented ...

                                               

Tagged queuing

Tagged queuing is a method for allowing a hardware device or controller to process commands received from a device driver out of order. It requires that the device driver attaches a tag to each command which the controller or device can later use ...

                                               

Teletype Model 37

The Teletype Model 37 is an electromechanical teleprinter manufactured by the Teletype Corporation in 1968. Unfortunately the end was approaching for electromechanical user interfaces and a year later in 1969 the Computer Terminal Corporation int ...

                                               

Clock drive

In astronomy, a clock drive is a motor-controlled mechanism used to move an equatorial mounted telescope along one axis to keep the aim in exact sync with the apparent motion of the fixed stars on the celestial sphere.

                                               

Poncet Platform

A Poncet Platform or Poncet mount is a type of equatorial platform that uses a simple polar pivot and an inclined plane. The motion of the mount allows any device sitting on that platform to track the apparent motion of the stars in the night sky ...

                                               

Video game accessory

A video game accessory is a distinct piece of hardware that is required to use a video game console, or one that enriches the video games play experience. Essentially, video game accessories are everything except the console itself, such as contr ...

                                               

3rd Space Vest

The ForceWear Vest is a haptic suit that was unveiled at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in March 2007. The vest was mentioned in several articles about next-generation gaming accessories. The vest was released in November 2007, a ...

                                               

Datach

The Datach or Datach Joint ROM System, is an aftermarket enhancement accessory by Bandai for the Family Computer, allowing the system to play select compatible games. Released on December 29, 1992, it is packaged with one game, Dragon Ball Z: Gek ...

                                               

Cane handle camera

The 1903 Ben Akiba - Cane Handle Camera was patented by Emil Kronke in England in 13 August 1902, in Germany in 1903 and in the USA on 3 May 1904. It was manufactured by A. Lehmann in Berlin, Germany. The camera is named after Akiva ben Yosef. Th ...

                                               

Chronophotographic gun

The chronophotographic gun is one of the ancestors of the photographic camera. It was invented in 1882 by Etienne-Jules Marey, a french scientist and chronophotograph. It could shoot 12 images per second and it was the first invention to capture ...

                                               

Crittercam

Crittercam is a small package of instruments including a camera that can be attached to a wild animal to study its behaviour in the wild. National Geographics Crittercam is a research tool designed to be worn by wild animals. It combines video an ...

                                               

Diana Mini Camera

The Diana Mini Camera is a plastic box camera that utilizes 35mm film, and is a part of a long line of lomographic cameras known for taking photos vibrant in color with deep saturation and vignettes shot through a plastic lens. It is capable of t ...

                                               

Distance resolution

The distance resolution is the minimum distance that can be accurately measured by any system. In Time-of-Flight Camera, the distance resolution is usually equal to the standard deviation of the signal converted to distance data.

                                               

Document camera

Document cameras, also known as visual presenters, visualisers, digital overheads, or docucams, are real-time image capture devices for displaying an object to a large audience. Like an opaque projector, a document camera is able to magnify and p ...

                                               

Fotron

The Fotron was a camera produced by the Traid Corporation of Glendale, California between 1962 and 1971 and mainly sold door to door. It had a highly unorthodox design and boasted several firsts for a consumer camera, including a built-in electro ...

                                               

Insta360

Shenzhen Arashi Vision Co., Ltd. is a camera company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, with offices in Los Angeles and Tokyo. It makes action cameras, 360-degree cameras and 180-3D cameras.

                                               

Land Camera

The Land Camera is a model of self-developing film camera manufactured by Polaroid between 1948 and 1983. It is named after their inventor, Edwin Land, who developed a process for self-developing photography between 1943 and 1947. After Edwin Lan ...

                                               

List of camera types

Onboard camera. (На борту камеры) Box camera. (Коробка камеры) Digital camera. (Цифровой фотоаппарат) Omnidirectional camera. (Всенаправленная камера) Webcam. (Веб-камера) System camera. (Система камеры) Live-preview digital camera. (Видео-анонс ...

                                               

Mikrotron-GmbH

Mikrotron GmbH develops, produces, distributes, and rents high-speed cameras, recording systems, software and image processing components. The company, based near Munich, Germany, employs about 35 people, and has 35 distributors operating in over ...

                                               

Reisekamera

The Reisekamera, meaning a "travel camera", is a large-format wooden bellows tailboard view camera of almost standardised design, unlike the much lighter and more flexible field camera, but not as cumbersome as the studio camera. A sturdy tripod ...

                                               

Robot II

The Robot II was a mechanical 135 film camera by Robot introduced in 1938. It was a little more camera than the robot I, with some significant improvements but still using the basic mechanism. Among the standard objectives were 3 cm Zeiss Tessar ...

                                               

Seaview SVII

The Seaview SVII is an underwater camera designed by the Catlin Seaview Survey team, intended to photograph coral reefs to provide visual documentation of a reefs health. The camera is designed to be controlled by a diver in shallow waters, and i ...

                                               

Speed Graphic

The Speed Graphic was a press camera produced by Graflex in Rochester, New York. Although the first Speed Graphic cameras were produced in 1912, production of later versions continued until 1973, with the most significant improvements occurring i ...

                                               

Street box camera

The street box camera or kamra-e-faoree is a handmade wooden camera. It is both a camera and a darkroom in one. The term Kamra-e-faoree comes from Dari where it means instant camera’.

                                               

Tenax I

The Tenax I is a 24x24 mm fixed lens camera by Zeiss Ikon launched in 1939. The Tenax I was actually launched after the Tenax second. As a consequence second, it is a 24×24mm square-format camera, taking more than 50 exposures on a standard film ...

                                               

Tenax II

During the 1930s, Zeiss Ikon made a wide range of miniature cameras for the 35mm film format. Most cameras used the standard 24×36 mm frame size, like the Contax, Nettax and Super Nettel. However, the ability to take images in fast sequence was a ...

                                               

USB3 Vision

USB3 Vision is an interface standard introduced in 2013 for industrial cameras. It describes a specification on top of the USB standard, with a particular focus on supporting high-performance cameras based on USB 3.0. It is recognized as one of t ...

                                               

Ricoh GXR

The Ricoh GXR is a compact digital camera first announced by Ricoh Company, Ltd, Tokyo on November 10, 2009. Unlike conventional cameras which either have a fixed lens and sensor or interchangeable lens and a fixed sensor, the GXR takes interchan ...

                                               

ADOX Polo

The ADOX Polo was a consumer-class, viewfinder camera with a completely manual operating system. It was manufactured between 1960 and 1963 by Dr C. Schleussner Fotowerke GmbH following the companys takeover of the Wirgin camera factory of Wiesbad ...

                                               

Argus C3

The Argus C3 was a low-priced rangefinder camera mass-produced from 1939 to 1966 by Argus in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The camera sold about 2 million units, making it one of the most popular cameras in history. Due to its shape, size, ...

                                               

Diax

Diax is a series of 35mm viewfinder and rangefinder cameras made from 1947 to 1957 by the German company Walter Voss, based in Ulm. The Diax camera was the brainchild of Walter Voss who registered the name Diax in 1945, established Walter Voss Ph ...

                                               

Iloca

The Iloca was a 35mm rangefinder camera produced from 1952 to 1959 by Wilhelm Witt of Hamburg. Models designated "Rapid" had a rapid winding lever. The city was the first 35mm camera with built-in electric motor of the wind. It was very expensive ...

                                               

Neoca 2s

The Neoca 2S is a 35mm rangefinder camera made in Japan in 1955 and 1956. It has a dual-stroke advance lever and a central shutter, neither feature is typical for this kind of camera. The lens is a Neokor anastigmat f=45mm/3.5. Shutter speed B 1 ...

                                               

Alpa-Reflex Camera

The 35mm SLR camera Alpa-Reflex has its origins back in the 1930s when a Swiss precision mechanical manufacturer decided to diversify their product range, having mainly relied on manufacturing parts for the watch industry. They sought outside ass ...

                                               

Chinon Genesis IV

The Chinon Genesis IV was a 35mm Single Lens Reflex camera manufactured by the Japanese camera maker Chinon. It was the final incarnation of the Genesis line of fixed zoom SLRs, which were manufactured in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Genesis I ...

                                               

Contaflex SLR

The Contaflex series is a family of 35mm leaf-shuttered SLR cameras, produced by Zeiss Ikon in the 1950s and 1960s. The name was first used in 1935 on a 35mm Twin-lens reflex camera, the Contaflex TLR also by Zeiss Ikon, the -flex part in the nam ...

                                               

Ricoh CX1

The Ricoh CX1 has been introduced by Ricoh in 2009. This is the first Ricoh camera to use a CMOS sensor. It allows it to operate at four frames/sec and perform hi-speed continuous shooting.

                                               

Ricoh XR-P

The XR-Ps lens system is the Ricoh System RK mount. Shutter speed ranges from 16 seconds to 1/2000 seconds plus B and TV. It has a self-timer of 10 seconds zero seconds for left-hand shutter operation, and an interval timer of 2 seconds, 15 secon ...

                                               

Topcon RE Super

The Topcon RE Super, or Beseler Topcon Super D in USA, was launched by Tokyo Kogaku KK in 1963 and manufactured until 1971, at which point it was upgraded to the Super D and again to Super DM the following year. General sale continued for several ...

                                               

Bury Bridge

Bury Bridge at Bury in the parish of Brompton Regis within the English county of Somerset is a medieval packhorse bridge. It has been scheduled as an ancient monument and Grade II* listed building. A stone bridge leads over the river Haddeo. It c ...