All About sites podcast special: Damian Dinning - smartphones and imaging
Apologies for the break in your normal run of podcasts with Rafe, but the chance arose to sit down with Damian Dinning, ex-Nokia and its head of imaging for years, the guy (with his team, of course) behind classics like the Nokia N73, N90, N93, N95, N82, N86, N8, 808 PureView and, of course, the Lumia 1020. The chat was in a quietish pub and is hopefully very listenable - the content is about 60% Windows Phone-related, 30% Symbian-related and 10% generic, but there's plenty here of interest to all readers/listeners, I think.
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Size: 28.0 MB
Subjects covered include:
- The Samsung G810 (yes, really)
- Lens covers and coatings
- Refocus and Cinemagraph
- Rich Capture and Dynamic Flash
- Camera humps
- LED versus Xenon
- Multi-frame capture possibilities
- Noise reduction algorithms
- Processing requirements in modern camera phones
- Lumia Camera and the 1020
- Windows Phone stability
- Damian's thoughts on Android and iOS
- Musings on the N9
- Musings looking back on Symbian
Listeners might like to note that I recorded the chat on a Nokia 808 PureView - there are a couple of points where Damian picks the device up to illustrate something, so apologies for a few rustles and taps here and there!!
You can follow Damian on Twitter here, by the way.
Published by Steve Litchfield at 11:03 UTC, November 7th
Categories: Audio, AAS Podcast, AAS Insight, AAM Podcast, AAWP Insight Podcast
Platforms: Series 60, General, S60 3rd Edition, S60 5th Edition, General, Symbian^3, Windows Phone 7.5, General, Windows Phone 8