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GoPro’s $500 Hero4 Black Shoots Ultra HD at 30fps

GoPro has gone big with its tiny action cam this time around, adding 30fps 4K Ultra HD (UHD) capture to its new flagship Hero4 Black camcorder and raising the price by $100. Of course, the Hero4 Black ($499) does more than UHD. … more »

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AJA Delivers Adobe Creative Cloud Support in Kona 4

AJA said its Kona 4 video card now supports the latest versions of Adobe's Creative Cloud video applications, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, and SpeedGrade. Key features of the Kona 4 include 50p and 60p 4K and UHD support, including 50p … more »

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ARRI Introduces Large-Sensor 6.5K Alexa 65

Following the recent addition of UHD and 4K upscaling options for the Amira and Alexa, ARRI revealed the next stage of its high-resolution capture strategy with the announcement of the Alexa 65 camera system at the Cinec Munich trade show. Boasting a sensor … more »

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Cinedeck Announces New Modular ZX Platform

Cinedeck announced at IBC the new ZX platform, a line of rack-mounted and highly modular recording systems designed to scale from SD and HD through UHD and 4K resolutions while serving a variety of individual workflow needs through targeted upgrades. … more »

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MoVI M15 Stabilizer Trickles Out As Freefly Begins Limited Shipments

The new MoVI M15 camera stabilizer from Freefly Systems, designed to hold payloads of up to 15 pounds, started shipping last week in "very limited" quantities, the company said, predicting broader availability by the end of next month. Freefly introduced … more »

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Quantel Adds Sony, ARRI Feature Support to Pablo Rio

Quantel updated the Pablo Rio at IBC, supporting long-GOP XAVC, S-log3 and S-Gamut3 for Sony cameras as well as Apple's new ProRes 4444 XQ format. The latest Rio software also supports ARRI's new SDK, including the Open Gate acquisition formats, anamorphic … more »

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Avid Introduces DNxHR Codec for 2K, 4K, and UHD Editing

Avid is finally adding native support for higher-than-HD resolutions to the Media Composer workflow, with the new DNxHR codec helping users manage their bandwidth by making it easy to switch between high-resolution footage and proxy files. The company said the … more »

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Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II Upgrades 1080 HD to 60p, Adds All-I Codec

Canon announced the EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina this week, upgrading the original 7D's video capabilities by increasing the maximum frame rate of 1080p video to 60 and adding the option to recording using all-intraframe (All-I) and interframe (IPB) codecs. … more »

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SGO Previews Mistika 8.4 at IBC

SGO released v8.2 of its Mistika software in the days leading up to IBC and previewed v8.4 on the show floor, focusing on support for 4K and Ultra HD, high frame rate (HFR) and high dynamic range (HDR). One change … more »

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ProMax Revs Up Speed, Capacity of Platform Servers at IBC

ProMax at IBC launched ProMax Platform Series 4, adding media-asset management and browser-based workflow management to the latest in its line of shared-storage systems for video, as well as Platform Portable, a new mobile server designed as a highly portable device … more »