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Quantel Adds New Pablo Rio Features, Including ProRes Encoding

At NAB, Quantel showed refinements to its Pablo Rio software that make it fit a broader variety of workflows, including Avid effects conform for Avid editors exporting to the Rio, 4K XAVC export, DCP import, and support for the latest … more »

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NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: 4K for Broadcasters

Without a doubt, the big buzzword at NAB 2014 was, once again, 4K.  While 4K (4096×2160 or higher) has been available to feature filmmakers and commercial productions for years, the broadcast industry has been relatively unaffected due to the lack of … more »

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Andra Brings Magnetic Mocap Follow-Focus to NAB

AJA may have grabbed the lion's share of early NAB buzz by getting into the camera business, but if you wanted to see a real magic trick being pulled off in Las Vegas, you had to head deep into the … more »

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Blackmagic Announces New 4K Ursa, Studio Cameras

Blackmagic Design launched two new camera lines at NAB this week—the Blackmagic Studio Camera with an MFT lens mount and a 10-inch viewfinder on the back, facing the operator, which is available in HD ($1,995) and 4K ($2,995) versions, and … more »

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DaVinci Resolve 10, ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphics, Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 10 and the ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphic family of lenses won top honors in the third annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two products were named the … more »

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AJA LUT-box: an On-Set or Anywhere Color Correct Converter

Working with formats like Sony's S-Log and Canon's C-Log can be challenging for those on set or in the studio who want to preview footage during editing—especially with a client in the room. The more dynamic range you want out … more »

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Cooke Delivers Five Anamorphic Primes for Not-Boring Digital Cinematography

Cooke said at NAB that it is shipping the first five of seven new 2x anamorphic prime lenses, as promised last year at NAB. The first five lenses to hit the market will be the 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm and … more »

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Panasonic Details VariCam 35 ProRes, 4K Raw Workflow Options

Panasonic answered lingering questions around the upcoming VariCam 35 introduction at NAB with the announcement that the modular camera's recording unit (the AU-VREC1) will support ProRes 422 (HQ) and 4444 in HD mode. When Codex Digital announced the new V-Raw … more »

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Sony Announces α7S Full-Frame Camera With 4K HDMI Output

The big surprise at Sony's pre-NAB press conference was the new α7S full-frame mirrorless camera that outputs 4K UHD (3840×2160) baseband video via HDMI to an optional external third-party recorder. Update: That third party is Atomos, which is showing its … more »

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Sony Puts the F55 on Your Shoulder with New Docking Hardware

At its NAB press event, Sony unveiled a shoulder-mount kit for the F55 and F5 that’s intended to quickly transform those cameras so they fit better in a run-and-gun environment, where operators are used to moving quickly while holding cameras … more »