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Paralenz: The World’s First Action Cam Made Specifically for Divers

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The action camera world is dominated by GoPro, both above and below sea level, thanks to its image quality and tough housings. But now Danish startup company  Paralenz looks to shake up the market with its action camera targeted specifically to scuba divers. The first thing that stands out about Paralenz is the lack of housing and filters necessary to record at depth. Usually when diving, color wavelengths are lost the deeper you go. Armed with a GoPro, you’d have to apply a red filter to the lens to retain something close to ‘true’ color. Ideally though, you’d have a spotlight with you for filming and photography. But Paralenz is the first camera to automatically correct the color, using its pressure sensor to adapt to the depth you’re diving at. The colour correction within the camera is impressive, to say the least. Not only that, but it is its own dive...
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