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Angenieux Optimo Style 25-250mm Zoom Lens

Thales Angénieux Launches Optimo Style Zoom Series

Thales Angénieux announced  the Optimo Style series of zoom lenses in time for NAB. The big gun is the Optimo Style 25–250mm [pictured, top], a full-size zoom that weighs 16 pounds. (If it looks familiar, that's because it first showed … more »

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Convergent Design to Preview 4K Athena Tapeless Deck at NAB

Convergent Design is set to preview Athena, a new 4K/multistream recording and playback system supporting record and playback of up to 4K 60p — or up to two simultaneous output streams of 4K at 30p — for digital cinema (such … more »

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First Look: Panasonic AJ-PX270 Camcorder

However you measure superior performance and operating efficiency, the Panasonic AG-HPX250 has proved itself an industry workhorse for documentaries, news, and other nonfiction applications. Introduced in 2011, the HPX250 ushered in a fabulous new era of compact camcorders with versatile … more »

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Fujifilm’s New Cabrio Lens Has a 12x Zoom Ratio

Fujifilm said it will show the Premier PL 25–300mm Cabrio at NAB. The lens, officially dubbed the ZK12x25, zooms through the broadest range of focal lengths of any lens in the Cabrio series. Like all of the Cabrio zooms, the … more »

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Canon Debuts 4K 17-120mm Cine-Servo Zoom Lens

Canon got the jump on NAB today with a slew of announcements, including a new 4K 17-120mm zoom lens with detachable servo drive for its EOS cameras, the new HJ18ex7.6B portable ENG zoom lens, two new lightweight camcorders that record … more »

Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) finds himself the chief suspect behind the shocking disappearance of his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike), on their fifth anniversary.  Photo credit:  Merrick Morton | TM and © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  All rights reserved.  Not for sale or duplication.

Creative Cloud Updates on Tap As David Fincher Adopts Premiere Pro

Adobe has announced the next slate of feature upgrades for its Creative Cloud video applications, including a new workflow allowing text in After Effects compositions to be edited from Premiere Pro, new effects to help users pull better keys in … more »

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Manios Digital & Film to Bow $440 DSLR Field Monitor at NAB

In the market for an inexpensive field monitor to use when shooting with DSLRs? Swing by the Manios Digital & Film booth (C9539), where the company will be showing the MD7, a 7-inch 1280×800 monitor with 1080p HDMI in, record/run … more »

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Bright Technologies Announces Smaller, 2U Procyon SAN Server

Bright Technologies announced the new BrightDrive Procyon, a 12-core, 2U update of its fully redundant high-availability SAN server. Bright says the slimmed-down design reduces power consumption and cooling requirements. The new Procyon can be loaded with 15,000 rpm SAS drives … more »

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Codex Enters Crash-Cam Market with New, 3D-Ready Action Cam

File-based production workflow specialist Codex Digital is getting into acquisition with the new Codex Action Cam, a compact cinema camera designed for use as a crash cam or witness camera on set. It has 14-bit image processing on board and … more »

What to Know and What to Ask When You Shop for Storage at NAB

The media and entertainment (M&E) industry, and especially the post-production sector, seems to be an aggressively targeted market for NAS and SAN based solutions, as in the past three years more and more vendors have made inroads into the market. … more »