Nokia closes Scalado deal, teases new camera technology

Nokia closes Scalado deal, teases new camera technology
Ealier, in June, Nokia announced it will acquire imaging gurus from Scalado and now it has closed the deal and teased some of the upcoming technology. First, though, we should note that Scalado still has a deal with RIM and this deal remains good, so we’ll see that incredible best image technology arrive in BlackBerry 10.

As to Nokia, the company is keeping what’s coming in the imaging department a secret. Nokia’s vice president of software management, Samuli Hanninen, though, did say that “imaging is about to go through another major revolution.”

The pictures we take on Nokia Lumia devices will allegedly come with much more background information. “One example is the way phones can enrich photos with contextual data. It can know the who, what, where and when behind every picture and use that intelligently,” Hanninen explained.

Now, what’s really interesting is that the upcoming technology will enable changing the composition, so that different parts of the image are in focus, much like that Lytro camera magic we’ve already heard about.

source: Nokia Conversations



1. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

I like this, but please HURRY UP!

2. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Agreed. Nokia brings it's stuff to the table way to slow.

3. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

I think their R & D are hard at work

10. phone_enthu

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

"hardly" at work :)

4. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Ooh, this AND PureView AND Carl Zeiss optics? Giggity! Nokia is definitely the undisputed leader in cell phone camera technology and quality.

5. dragonscourgex

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

I wish I had the extra cash to buy a 2nd phone so I could try out a window's phone.

6. ReturningToNokia

Posts: 130; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

Windows Phone 8 + Pureview + Photosynth + Scalado = Awesome!

9. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

actually the clearblack technology is also something very innovative because the iphones and galaxies have great displays but those phones lack anti glare display

7. sbr999

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I'm definitely going to sell my Galaxy Note and buy a Nokia PW with Windows 8. I Waaaaaaaaant one!!

8. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

IPhone 5 is making a big splash. Come on! Get rumors and keep the interest going or the iPhone will overshadow everything! As Victor H. Suggests, keep moving!

11. BlakeS101

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

Put a manual mode one of their new phones and I could shoot some commercial photography with it. These devices are getting good!

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