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Apple Scoops Nokia Lumia Camera Design Engineer, Tips Hand At Next Gen Efforts

May 9 2014, 2:07pm CDT | by

The iPhone 6 may be close at hand, with its design likely having been set long ago, but it’s becoming apparent that Apple is laser-focused (pun intended), on camera technologies for the company’s...

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Apple Scoops Nokia Lumia Camera Design Engineer, Tips Hand At Next Gen Efforts

May 9 2014, 2:07pm CDT | by

The iPhone 6 may be close at hand, with its design likely having been set long ago, but it’s becoming apparent that Apple is laser-focused (pun intended), on camera technologies for the company’s next generation of iDevices.  About 10 hours ago, Nokia PureView camera design lead Ari Partinen announced on his twitter stream the he was headed to greener pastures in Cupertino, CA.  It seems he wanted to leave no doubt as well, in a second tweet, that those greener pastures are on Apple’s campuses.

Nokia has definitely made a name for themselves with respect to their smartphone camera technology, that few will deny is currently the bar that virtually all smartphone manufacturers must measure up to.  The company’s PureView technology, both in terms of optics, electronics and software is best-in-class.  Nokia’s Lumia 1020, with its 41-megapixel camera is capable of very impressive results, especially for a smartphone.

Today will be my last day working for the amazing #Lumia family. In June I will start a new chapter in Cupertino, California. Much love!

— Ari Partinen (@Partinen) May 9, 2014

Partinen is a Digital Imaging expert and the pickup is a strong one for Apple.  In addition to Nokia’s impressive camera hardware in their line-up, the company’s Pro Camera software is also excellent, again, with some of the best control and image setup in the biz.

Apple’s camera technology in the iPhone has performed well over the years but it’s apparent that the Cupertino team might be looking to up their game with Ari reportedly working directly with Tim Cook.

It’s also clear that competitors like Samsung and HTC have honed their camera chops as well, with renewed focus from Samsung especially.  So, the timing is right for Apple to make a push and try to differentiate in this space again.

 
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7 weeks ago

RM47mil KWSG contributions still unclaimed

Jun 9 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: About RM47 million of contributions in the Teachers Provident Fund (KWSG) still remain unclaimed, the Dewan Rak ...
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7 weeks ago

Gold shop lost almost RM1mil

Jun 9 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KANGAR: A gold shop owner lost almost RM1 million after after the safe on in his shop was broken into by robbers ...
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7 weeks ago

Motion to debate MAS losses in Dewan Rakyat rejected

Jun 9 2014 3:39am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: AN emergency motion to debate the losses incurred by Malaysia Airlines last year, amounting to RM1.2 billion was rejected by the Dewan ...
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7 weeks ago

MH370 Tragedy: Hisham: RM27.6 mil spent on 1st phase of SAR

Jun 9 2014 2:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia spent some RM27.6 million in its first phase of the search operations for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370, said Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hus ...
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7 weeks ago

9.1m litres of diesel seized in a month

Jun 8 2014 1:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives, and Consumerism ministry has seized some 9.1 million litres of diesel and property worth RM58 million since mounting ‘Operasi Diesel Se ...
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7 weeks ago

Girl, 9, awarded RM2.78m compensation for medical negligence

Jun 6 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A nine-year-old girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at a government hospital was awarded over RM ...
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7 weeks ago

Malaysia's total trade in April up 12pc

Jun 5 2014 11:52pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's total trade in April 2014 rose by 12 per cent from a year ago to RM123.86 billion due to growing trading activities, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk S ...
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7 weeks ago

Works Ministry to spend RM20m for upgrading works at 50 accident black spots

Jun 4 2014 11:35pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

JOHOR BARU: The Works Ministry will implement upgrading works at 50 accident prone locations in the country that have been identified this year involv ...
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7 weeks ago

Najib launches loan scheme for Ramadan traders

Jun 4 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launches RM45 million Ramadan Bazaar Scheme 201 ...
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8 weeks ago

Residents bring up objection against Kidex to Suhakam

Jun 4 2014 4:49am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: A group of 20 Petaling Jaya residents held a meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) over their objection against the proposed RM2.2 billion K ...
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