Feeds

Panasonic punts Wi-Fi snapper

Snap, store, send

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Compact cameras come in all shapes and sizes, but very few feature Wi-Fi connectivity. However, Panasonic has bucked the trend and launched a snapper with integrated 802.11b/g support.

Lumix_TZ50

Panasonic's Lumix TZ50: Wi-Fi on board

The TZ50 enables you to transfer images from the camera’s 50MB internal memory or SDHC card directly to your PC. You can also do the reverse and transfer images from other wireless gadgets onto the TZ50.

The camera has access to Panasonic’s own online photo sharing portal, which is a little like Flickr and comes with free web storage space. Before uploading your pictures, you can view snaps on the camera’s 3in LCD.

HD-quality video can also be captured, at a resolution of up to 1280 x 720, and then uploaded to the web or transferred onto another wireless device.

The camera has a 9.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom. If you’re no Ansel Adams then Panasonic has built a wide range of automatically set image modes, such as Party and Starry Sky, into the camera.

The camera has the customary USB 2.0 port and sends snaps straight to a printer using PictBridge technology.

Panasonic’s Lumix TZ-50 is only available in Japan so far, where it costs about ¥50,000 (£250/€320/$500). A European release date or price hasn’t been streamed over yet.

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop
Web giant looking into why version 5.0 of Android is crippling older slabs
All aboard the Poo Bus! Ding ding, route Number Two departing
Only another three days of pooing and I can have a ride!
Heyyy! NICE e-bracelet you've got there ... SHAME if someone were to SUBPOENA it
Court pops open cans of worms and whup-ass in Fitbit case
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
The IT Crowd's internet in a box gets $240k of crowdcash for a cause
'Outernet' project proposes satellite-fuelled 'Lantern' WiFi library for remote areas
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Mitigating web security risk with SSL certificates
Web-based systems are essential tools for running business processes and delivering services to customers.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.