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HP Z840, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sony FS7 Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

HP's Z840 desktop workstation, Adobe Creative Cloud, and the Sony PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera system won top honors in the fourth annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those three were named the … more »

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Blackmagic Bows New Cameras, Resolve Editing Features, and More

Blackmagic Design announced a little bit of everything at NAB this morning, with products ranging from a new $495 Teranex-branded 12G-SDI mini-converter — the Teranex Mini is rack-mountable in groups of three per rack, with AC power, XLR connections, ethernet remote … more »

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AJA Expands Cion’s Raw Workflow Options at NAB

AJA really wants you to try its new Cion camera. No, really—at its pre-NAB press briefing, AJA said it had invested $1 million in the new "Try Cion" program, which puts 100 of the spiffy new cameras in the field … more »

Toon Boom Releases Harmony 12

Toon Boom is consolidating its portfolio of animation software into just two products — Harmony and Storyboard Pro. In addition, an optional subscription model is being introduced for both products. Harmony is being broken down into three different editions aimed … more »

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Sony’s HDC-4300 Is a Three-Chip 2/3-Inch 4K Camera for Broadcast

Sony opted not to release new high-end cameras at NAB this year, looking instead to fill in some holes elsewhere in its line-up. With an eye on the just-beginning broadcast transition to 4K acquisition, Sony announced the HDC-4300, a new … more »

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Avid Launches Free Version of Media Composer, DNxIO Hardware

Avid showed that it was serious about growing Media Composer's user base by announcing Media Composer | First, a feature-limited version of its venerable Media Composer NLE software, at NAB this weekend. Media Composer | First (MCF) will give editors a … more »

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Adobe Debuts New Look Creation and Character Animation Tools

Adobe revealed new color workflow options for Premiere Pro CC and debuted Adobe Character Animator, an easy-to-use animation program designed as a companion to After Effects CC, as part of its slate of pre-NAB product announcements today. In announcing the … more »

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Canon Updates EOS C300 to Mark II Status with Internal 4K Recording

Canon finally unveiled the EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera today, taking the highly anticipated step of adding full 4K imaging capabilities—that's 4096×2160 as well as UHD 3840×2160—to the C300. The updated C300 Mark II boasts a new 8.85 … more »

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Cinemartin Next 4K Portable Recorder Is a Tiny PC for the Set

Cinemartin (Barcelona, Spain) announced Next, a customizable all-in-one portable computer with a high-brightness monitor and 4K 60p compressed and uncompressed video recording capabilities. The only requirement is a camera that provides a clean signal over HDMI or SDI. Running a full … more »

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OConnor Introduces 15mm LWS O-Rig at NAB

OConnor will introduce its new O-Rig 15mm Rod Support System at NAB next week. It's designed to work with any camera and lens in a 15mm LWS configuration. The rig is described as "camera- and lens-agnostic," and OConnor said it works with camera systems from … more »