Crossing Borders with HDV
From a trek through Central Asia for the U.N. to a Tibetan monastery in the foothills of the Himalayas, filmmaker Bill Megalos puts the Sony HVR-Z1U HDV camcorder to the test.
Remember what DV did for standard-definition video acquisition? Ostensibly a consumer format, it opened the door for more than just accelerated home-movie production. Now HDV, which was also introduced as a consumer format, is catching on.
AJA Video KONA 2
For users of Apple Final Cut Pro HD and Final Cut Studio, the KONA 2 capture card from AJA Video is a sure-fire way to make the move from SD to HD post production. The powerful 133 MHz PCI-X SD/HD card for the
Signage of the Times
It's the classic "where do we go from here" scenario. You work for a company, and your boss asks you to install and maintain a digital signage network. Or you're a video producer, AV systems
HDV Acquisition: Canon Gets Into the HDV Game
With much fanfare, Canon introduced a new HDV camcorder, the XL H1, that offers 1080i recording, a healthy supply of useful features
HDV on a Disc: Sony's XDCAM Is HD-Ready
Sony's first three XDCAM HD products, the PDW-F330 camcorder and the PDW-F30 and F70 decks, will not ship in volume until the second quarter
Recording: Grass Valley Unveils Infinity
At the recent IBC conference in Amsterdam, Grass Valley opened more than a few eyes when it introduced a new digital camcorder called Infinity
HD Color Correction: Meet Pablo
At IBC, Quantel debuted The Pablo Suite, a tightly integrated package of color-correction hardware and software tools based on the company's
DVS and Imagineer Strengthen Partnership with Monet 2
A new era of cooperation between the two companies is marked by the release of the "monet v2 ' placement station", a visual effects solution from Imagineer Systems based on Centaurus, DVS multiresolution video I/O board.
D-Eye: The Constant Gardener
The Look: Hallucinatory travelogueThe new Fernando Mereilles picture is being promoted as a tale of global intrigue, but given the impact made by the director's previous City of God, a virtual cherry-bomb of riotous, kinetic imagery (Miramax kept it in …