Smart phones are now being used to make broadcast quality news reports and even feature films.
Most of us have taken family photographs or video on an iPhone or an iPad, but filmmaker Ricky Fosheim went a step further and made a feature film 'Uneasy Lies The Mind'.
Shooting with a phone as a camera had many advantages for Ricky Fosheim. The easy to use discrete technology means that actors are able to stay in character for longer. It's also cheaper.
MoJoCon Dublin looks at the use of this technology by mobile journalists (MoJos) who are now using the equipment in increasingly innovative ways.
Journalist with Sky News Harriet Hadfield has embraced the technology and operates as a one woman production.
It’s me in my car with my iPhone and my kit. I’m relying on the data signal.
Marc Settle of the BBC College of Journalism sees mobile devices as a compliment to traditional broadcast camera crews rather than a replacement.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 27 March 2015. The reporter is Sinéad Crowley.