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camera phone

A cellphone with a built-in camera. Most cellphones and all smartphones have still and video camera capability. Hundreds of billions of photos are taken every year with camera phones, because everyone has the phone handy nearly all the time. In addition, camera quality has become so good that, except for the professional photographer or serious amateur, the average family no longer uses a dedicated camera. Although the test of camera quality has always been printing large photos, even 8x10" prints from many camera phones are extremely good. See smartphone, point-and-shoot camera and DSLR.
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Now, T-Mobile and Verizon wireless subscribers also can point their camera phone at a book, a product label or any printed material, take a picture and send a picture message to get relevant information right on their phone.
On the lens manufacturers' side, Tamron will use its expertise in making DSC lenses to develop glass lenses for the camera phone lens mechanism.
Nevertheless, camera phones are here to stay, and your district needs to evolve policies that define appropriate as well as inappropriate use.
Camera phones produce low-resolution shots, with fixed focus, no zoom, and no flash.
Neil Mawston, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, "The fastest growing segment of the camera phone market will be the high-tier.
With more than 500 million camera phones sold annually, Gartner Research predicts camera phones sales to exceed 1 billion by 2010.
It also includes a comparison between traditional camera phones and smartphones.
The Worldwide Camera Phone Forecast 2007, examines the regional markets for camera phones including North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Worldwide.
Thrrum Visual Browser software transforms camera phones into visual information browsers for the physical world
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With Thrrum on their camera phones, users can point their camera phone at a book, a product label or any print material, click, and get relevant search results right inside the Thrrum application on their phone.
Handwritten messaging applications allow camera phone users to send messages that they create in their own handwriting, using a standard pen and any type of paper.