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Christie Will Bring ‘6-Primary’ Laser Projection to NAB, CinemaCon

Christie said that laser projectors using 6-Primary (6P) color laser modules will be demonstrated at CinemaCon, which begins March 24 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, and NAB, which opens April 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 6P … more »

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2014′s New VariCams: One Is 4K High-Res, the Other 240fps High-Speed

Panasonic finally committed to its 4K VariCam strategy at a press briefing in New York City today, when it actually announced two new cameras under the VariCam brand. The "4K VariCam" that was first shown as a mock-up at NAB … more »

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Ooh La La: LaCie’s New HDD Is in a Silver-Plated Sphere

LaCie is following up last year's 4 TB Blade Runner drive, designed by Philippe Starck, with the new Christofle Sphère, a USB 3.0-powered drive in a spherical steel enclosure that's silver-plated and polished by hand at the Christofle silversmith workshop … more »

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LTO: It’s Not Just for Archives Anymore

As media companies look to store ever-growing mountains of digital content for the long term, LTO tapes are becoming a de facto archival standard for media. Widespread adoption of the LTFS format means LTO tape can behave more like a … more »

The Case for Object Storage

Of the 798 episodes of the BBC’s Doctor Who that have been filmed and aired since 1963, 97 are missing. According to The New Yorker, old episodes were simply taped over when new ones were made: “In the 1960s and … more »

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Canon Announces $500 Upgrade to Add Continuous Autofocus to EOS C300 Camera

Canon announced new updates to its Cinema EOS cameras and XF series of camcorders, including a $500 upgrade for the EOS C300 that will support continuous autofocus via Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF system on EF lenses. That upgrade, ideal … more »

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Litepanels Unveils Sola 4 Traveler Kit

Litepanels has announced a new travel option for users of its popular daylight-balanced Sola 4, a DMX-controllable LED Fresnel the company says is currently the smallest of its kind on the market. The new Sola 4 Traveler Kit is aimed … more »

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AJA’s Io 4K Handles Higher Frame Rates with Software Upgrade

AJA has added high-frame-rate support to its Thunderbolt 2-enabled Io 4K I/O hardware, upgrading its Mac drivers to support 50, 59.94 and 60fps at both 4K and UltraHD resolution. The iO 4K provides real-time 4K and UHD downconversion over a … more »

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Rampant Design Tools Goes 5K with New Series of QuickTime Elements

Everyday workflows for 4K and beyond are coming into sharper focus in the run-up to NAB, as Rampant Design Tools upgrades its libraries of QuickTime elements for 2K, 4K, and 5K (5120×2700) timelines. Rampant will be showing the new line-up … more »

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Colorfront Cloud Services Adds EDL Conform, VFX Pull to 4K Post

On-set dailies and transcoding developer Colorfront has announced it will add EDL conform and automatic visual effects pull features to the dailies transcoding and format rendering already available through its Colorfront Cloud Service, a flexible public and private cloud service … more »