Sony Digital Binoculars DEV-50

Wow, Sony is basically using its electronic viewfinder technology to make $2K high tech binoculars (see Popphoto). It uses two 1/3.91″ (about a quarter ince) CMOS sensors that are 5 megapixels and beams them to a pair of OLED screens or you can capture the video as well. Plus compared with traditional binoculars, you get stablization, autofocus and brightness boosting digitally.
I’ve often used my Canon 5D2 as a monocular when watching sailing races a couple of miles out. Nothing like a 10x zoom optically plus using the screen to get another 5-10x. Really makes it easier to pick the lint on a boat 🙂

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