CyanogenMod team details Project Nemesis, brand new camera app in the works

CyanogenMod team details Project Nemesis, brand new camera app in the works
The CyanogenMod team knows no rest, and the guys' latest project sure sparks our curiosity! Referred to as Project Nemesis, a teaser for it was released just days ago, and now we know what the deal is actually all about. Turns out that the gang has been working on an über variant of CyanogenMod, meant to be "the best Custom OS experience possible", with a promise for a lot more goodies to follow. 

What's so special about Project Nemesis is still a mystery for the most part, but a piece of the puzzle has already been thrown on the table. Among the features to be included this new CyanogenMod release will be a versatile and powerful camera application called Focal. It will feature a widget-based user interface, supposedly optimized to provide quick access to camera controls and settings. A voice trigger will be present as well, allowing one to take a photo with a spoken command. The guys have also added a way to pick which area of the frame should serve as a reference point for setting the exposure. Further features include video snapshots, high-resolution panoramic photos with flash and effects, offline auto-enhancing of taken images, improved HDR, Photosphere-like functionality, and more. 

Overall, Focal sure seems to be a very capable camera app suitable for mobile photography enthusiasts. However, it isn't ready for prime time yet as there are still bugs in the software that need to be squashed. Thankfully, it won't be long until we get to try it. Focal and its source code should be out within several weeks, after which it is expected to make an appearance in CyanogenMod nightly builds.


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11 Comments

1. androidrockzz

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

need a good night shot camera for android!

3. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Galaxy S4 Zoom with a longer exposure time, done.

4. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

it's not on android, try elsewhere... ;)

6. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Don´t be stupid ! it allways end in Android , from what planet are you ???

2. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Nice. Best of all is it's gonna be free.

8. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Thats why Android has won the Hearts all over the World , mainly Bcuz its Open Source

10. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

didnt win their heart, won OEM's pockets. only won heart of few developers and people who like to customize their phones. ratio of android fan to world is very low.

11. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Yeah sad but true. People who tinker with phones are probably less than 10% of all smartphone users so our input doesn't really make an impact to an OEMs decision. That's why Sony rocks.

5. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Is that an iocean x7 their running it on? It looks exactly like it. http://android-sale.com/iocean-x7-phone.html Excellent phone for the price, I would get one if it had the tmobile 3g/4g bands. Edit: Its an Oppo Find 5

9. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

xD hahaha

7. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Keep on !

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