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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 »

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Nikon Introduces 1080/60p-Capable D750 1080/60p DSLR

At Photokina in Cologne this week, Nikon is introducing a new FX-format DSLR, the D750, which takes its video cues from the company's flagship D810 DSLR while coming in at a price point about $1,000 lower. That makes it more attractive … more »

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Blackmagic Design Buys Fusion VFX Software Maker Eyeon

If you're at IBC, you may have noticed something funny — Eyeon Software's Fusion 7 VFX compositing software is at the Blackmagic booth. That's because Blackmagic Design has bought Eyeon. Blackmagic said development and support of Eyeon Fusion will continue, with … more »

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Sony Announces Documentary-Style PXW-FS7 4K UHD Camera

At IBC today, Sony unveiled the PXW-FS7, a new 4K UHD XDCAM with a Super-35 Exmor CMOS sensor. Designed largely for shooters on unscripted/reality TV and magazine shows, the FS7 was engineered to be both small and lightweight — the … more »

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Assimilate Shows SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab v8.1 at IBC

Assimilate has introduced a version 8.1 update to its file-based color-grading suite Scratch and Scratch Lab. The company says the new version, on display at IBC 2014, will let Scratch users gain greater control over vector and curve accuracy and work faster within the … more »

LTO Program Updates Roadmap for Next Four Tape Generations

The LTO Program, which includes Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Quantum, announced a new roadmap including ninth- and tenth-generation LTO Ultrium technology that tops out at capacities of 48 TB in a single tape cartridge supporting data transfer rates of 1100 MB/second. For marketing … more »

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IO Industries to Show Compact 4K Camera at IBC

It's hard to imagine a decent 4K camera much smaller than the 4KSDI, the new one-piece camera head from IO Industries. Making its first appearance at IBC, the 4KSDI is going all-in as a POV camera, measuring a bare 3.5 inches … more »