29 Sep '15, 10am

A nightshooting pocket camera hopes to be the GoPro for stargazers: SINGAPORE

A nightshooting pocket camera hopes to be the GoPro for stargazers: SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE — Tinymos , a small three-man startup in Singapore, is working on a prototype of a small aluminium-shell camera aimed at astronomy buffs. The camera, called the Tiny1, will debut in November on Indiegogo, through which the team hopes it will become a reality on store shelves. See also: Watch a spellbinding timelapse of the supermoon lunar eclipse The company was set up in early 2014, and Chief Operating Officer Ashprit Singh Arora told Mashable the prototype is completely functional, but just needs a battery unit so that it can work untethered to a USB power source. The three were at Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., and captured some timelapses of the supermoon eclipse over the weekend with their Tiny1 prototype. The eclipse, close up: Grey Tan, Tinymos' managing director, explained that the yellow burst of light at the end is when the moon returns to its full luminosi...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2015/09/29/tinymos-camera/

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hodinkee.com 30 Sep '15, 12am

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