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Finishing House of Cards for 4K Streaming

At the moment (and for the foreseeable future), your favorite TV shows are being broadcast through your cable, satellite provider, or over the airwaves in either 720p or 1080i. While camera manufacturers have made the transition to 4K, the majority … more »


Sony Surprises IBC with α7S II

Sony surprised attendees at IBC with the announcement of the α7S II mirrorless camera, the brand-new follow-up to the low-light wonder it first revealed on the stage at NAB 2014. The α7S II records full-frame 4K UHD (3840×2160) video internally with full pixel … more »


NASA, Harmonic to Launch UHD Channel in U.S.

NASA is working with video delivery partner Harmonic on a UHD channel that the companies say will be the first consumer UHD channel in North America. Slated to launch November 1, NASA TV UHD will deliver 2160p60 video over the same … more »


Review: Domke Next Generation Chronicle RuggedWear Military Bag

There are some things shooters naturally acquire as we go through our careers. We gain experience and confidence, of course, and I suspect many of us acquire more than a modicum of wisdom and insight into human behavior and fear-based producers. … more »


AJA’s IBC Debuts Include FS3 4K Upconverter, Corvid HEVC

AJA showed up at IBC with the FS3, a new upconverting frame synchronizer that accepts SD/HD input (including 60p) via BNC or fiber and upconverts 4K or UHD to multiple outputs simultaneously. The FS3's feature set also includes RGB color-correction, … more »


Sony Launches Portable RAIDs at IBC

Sony announced a Professional RAID line of portable hard disk arrays IBC, along with a new 256 GB SxS PRO+ memory card.  The PSZ-RA4T (4TB) and PSZ-RA6T (6TB) units include USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt 2 connectivity and can be configured in … more »


Red Dragon Now Supports HDR Monitoring Via Redcast Module

At IBC, Red Digital Cinema announced HDR-2084, a new function built into the Redcast broadcast module that supports the SMPTE 2084 high dynamic range (HDR) display standard. Red Epic Dragon and Scarlet Dragon shooters can use HDR-2084 to monitor both HDR and … more »


Panasonic Demos 4K Live Production at IBC

Panasonic is showing its full 4K live production line-up at IBC, anchored by the new AK-UC3000 4K studio camera.  The AK-UC3000 is due this winter and shoots in UHD with shockless gain and multi-step noise reduction features. It's spotlighted at … more »


Blackmagic Starts Building Ursa Mini, Adds 12G-SDI Input, B4 Lens Option

Blackmagic Design has started manufacturing the Ursa Mini, with deliveries begining this month, the company said today. The company also announced some changes to the camera that are meant to make it more attractive for live production or studio use. … more »


Sony Introduces PXW-FS5 Super 35 Handheld Camcorder

Sony has downsized the FS7 with the new PXW-FS5 Super 35 handheld camcorder. A smaller variation on the same style of camera body, the FS5 is a less expensive option (and direct competitor to Canon's C100) that Sony is aiming at … more »