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OWC Has a New PCIe SSD Upgrade for MacBook Pro Retina Models

If you bought a MacBook Pro with Retina display in 2013 or later, there's a good chance you wound up with less on-board flash storage than you really wanted. When those models were first introduced back in 2013, you could … more »

Infinity Arm

Matthews Introduces Articulated Heavy-Duty Infinity Arm

The Infinity Arm is the latest Kickstarter project to find its way into commercial production, as Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) announces that is bowing a refined version of director Sage Seb's heavy-duty Infinity Arm, originally funded through a 2014 Kickstarter … more »

Cooke Optics

Cooke Says Its Newest Anamorphic Lenses Will Be Extra-Funky

Great cinematographers are notoriously detail oriented, but they're not necessarily perfectionists. Look at the Oscar-nominated films from last year that embraced visual artifacts — wide-angle distortions that skewed every shot of The Revenant, thick Super 16 grain that layered a dreamy period haze … more »

Utah Scientific UHD-12G

Utah Scientific Ships UHD-12G Router for Live 4K Production

Utah Scientific is shipping its new UHD-12G digital routing switcher, an enterprise-class router that distributes SDI video signals at data rates up to 2160p60 via a single-link interconnect. The new router is compliant with SMPTE ST 2081 and ST 2082 standards (for 6G and 12G … more »

Panasonic AJ-PX230PJ

Panasonic’s New AJ-PX230PJ Is a Stripped-Down PX270

Panasonic's new AJ-PX230PJ borrows most, but not all, of the features of its predecessor, the AJ-PX270, and adds an important new one — a lower price. The PX230 has the same video quality and design as the PX270, Panasonic said, but is … more »

Faceware Technologies

Faceware Bows New Software, Turnkey Systems in Time for GDC

In advance of the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Faceware Technologies announced new software updates and pricing — including a free Personal Learning Edition (PLE) of its software — and debuted new turnkey facial-capture hardware, its first designed for use without … more »

dji phantom 4

DJI Adds Automated Flight Functions to Phantom 4

DJI said its Phantom drone will be easier to fly — and harder to crash — with the release later this month of the new Phantom 4. The $1,399 Phantom 4 quadcopter improves on its predecessors with new sensor technology designed to … more »

SGO Mistika

SGO Mistika to Integrate AJA Hardware for 4K/8K/HFR Workflow

SGO said its Mistika color-grading and finishing system is now compatible with AJA's Kona and Corvid video capture and playback hardware. In conjunction with AJA's capture cards, the latest version of Mistika supports 4K stereo 3D output at up to … more »

Sci Fi Alleyway by Devon Fay

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.3 for Maya

Chaos Group said artists and designers can expect speed boosts of between 20% and 50% in V-Ray 3.3 for Maya, a free update for existing users that brings it to feature parity with the 3ds Max version. New in this … more »

Sony AXS-R7

Sony Announces New F5/F55 Raw Recorder, 4K 120p-Ready AXS Cards

Owners of Sony's F55 camera will get a serious hardware upgrade option this summer, when a new Sony AXS-R7 dual-slot AXS recorder will enable 4K raw recording at up to 120fps. The AXS-R7 also works with the F5 — but only the … more »