A bridge, DSLR, point-and-shoot camera released in January 2013 sporting a 16 megapixel image resolution, adjustable aperture, and 30x zoom. It also weighs just under one pound, which is great for the traveling photographer.
Fanessa, there are a few things you can try. The troubleshooting page for this camera covers a few steps that you can take to get your camera working again. If not, there is a guide for replacing the battery compartment which you may need to check out.