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Studio Technologies Updates Two- to Four-Wire Audio Interfaces

Studio Technologies said it is shipping its 46A and 47A two-to-four-wire audio interfaces, new designs that improve on their predecessors by reducing weight and size and lowering the audio noise floor.  Designed for sports and special-event broadcasting, theme park and theater … more »

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Quantum Updates StorNext with Long-Term Cloud Archiving

Quantum released StorNext 5.3, a new version of its shared-workflow storage platform that enables encrypted long-term cloud archiving through the company's new Q-Cloud Vault service. Q-Cloud Vault is low-cost long-term media storage built on Amazon.com's Glacier service. (Compare to Quantum's … more »

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Assimilate Releases Scratch 8.4

Assimilate has updated the feature set of Scratch. Version 8.4 of the finishing toolset adds a log-grading option for ACES, 10-bit deep-color support for OS X, and text-editing capabilities for bi-directional languages including Arabic and Hebrew. Features in the Scratch Web cloud-based … more »

lattice lut management software review

Review: Lattice 3D LUT-Management Software

Many of us working on broadcast programs or feature films are shooting raw and/or multiple compressed formats, with different cameras utilizing various flavors of log. These days it has become quite common to employ a hodgepodge of camcorders on a single … more »

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Review: Azden FMX-42u Audio Mixer

One of the unsung heroes of a video shoot is the audio mixer. Chances are, unless there are only two mics being used (the normal number of audio inputs on a pro camera), you have an audio mixer to combine the multiple … more »

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Retina: Making It On Your Own

In filmmaker Carlos Ferrer’s new thriller, Retina, a young woman signs on for a medical study and winds up being injected with a microchip aimed at programming her for a terrorist attack. It’s a riveting story, but what’s really caught … more »

Canon EOS C300 Mark II

Review: Canon EOS C300 Mark II

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011—the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up—and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera. The compact Full HD camera targeted … more »

AJA Ki Pro Ultra

AJA Ships Brand New 4K 60p Ki Pro Ultra Recorder and Player

AJA significantly upgraded its 4K workflow options today with the release of the Ki Pro Ultra, a half-rack-wide 2RU recorder and player that captures Apple ProRes files at up to 4K (4096×2160) and 60p. It's shipping now, AJA said, with … more »

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ firmware upgrade

Convergent Design Adds Dual-Stream HD Monitoring to Odyssey7Q and 7Q+

Convergent Design said a new firmware update allows its Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorders to monitor two HD video signals while recording one to Apple ProRes. Also included in this 7Q and 7Q+ update are 12-bit and 10-bit Apple ProRes 4444 and … more »

Panasonic DVX200 firmware update

Panasonic Updates AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

Panasonic released a firmware upgrade for its AG-DVX200PJ 4/3-inch handheld 4K camcorder that enables a "fast scan" mode to reduce skewing in certain recording modes and improves color reproduction at higher brightness levels for more accurate skin tones. Other features include … more »