Old school cameras are making a comeback

Why Gen Z has set its sights on point-and-shoot cameras, once considered outmoded.
Point-and-shoot cameras, both digital and film, are attracting Gen Z's attention. David Little of the International Center of Photography in New York says this might point to boredom with perfection and an interest in the image-making process.
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As 70 mm film sees a comeback, who's running those projectors?

Sep 27, 2018
A mainstream surge in the format meets a depleted projectionist industry.
Genevieve Havemeyer-King practices threading a 70 mm projector at the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Brooklyn, New York.
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What "old" technology are you hoping will make a comeback?

Jun 5, 2018
Amid Kodak's decision to bring back the Ektachrome, we asked you what products are still hanging around your house.
Old Ektachrome 160 film.
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Nostalgia is driving up sales for Polaroid

Nov 23, 2016
Tech correspondent Molly Wood talks to Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy about his company's resurgence in the age of retro aesthetic.
Visitors check out the Polaroid stand at the 2014 IFA home electronics and appliances trade fair on September 5, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. 
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Browsing the virtual bookshelves

Mar 28, 2016
How the New York Public Library is working to digitize its giant collection.
A page from the 1889 manuscript of Theodore Roosevelt's "The Winning of the West," which is in the New York Public Library's digitized (and actual) collection.
The New York Public Library Digital Collections

A snapshot of Polaroid’s turnaround

Sep 1, 2015
CEO Scott Hardy says the 'retro cool' brand just needs a new business strategy.
The Polaroid Cube is helping Polaroid recapture its former success. 
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Video cameras spread to more workplaces

Jun 29, 2015
Industries are deploying devices for security and sometimes to monitor employees.

For public good, not for profit.

Body cameras spread, changing how cops do their job

May 1, 2015
Some cops like them, but other criminal justice experts are skeptical.

Police departments grapple with body camera costs

Apr 22, 2015
Implementing the cameras costs means more than just new equipment.

Equipping cops with cameras is only half the problem

Aug 19, 2014
All that data is difficult and expensive to manage.