Tag Archives: 4K

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Review: Canon 50–1000mm T5.0–8.9 Ultra Telephoto Zoom

It is in the nature of shooters—and human beings in general, I suppose—that we don’t like compromises. We want everything, and that demanding attitude (as unrealistic as it may be) seems to apply particularly to our lenses. For reasons of convenience … more »

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Fujinon Begins Shipping 4K Ultra HD Series Lenses for Broadcast

Fujinon is shipping the new UA22x8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens, the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses announced at NAB 2015. The UA80x9 80x zoom lens (pictured above, right) has … more »

Quantel/Snell Survey Sees a Slow Transition to 4K, IP Video

Even as Quantel said it was shipping its first 8K finishing system, Quantel and Snell released results from an international survey indicating that transitions to next-generation technology like 4K and video-over-IP are expected to happen slowly. Of more than 1,000 respondents, … more »

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With Internal 4K, the a7R II Is Sony’s New Flagship Mirrorless Camera

Sony's just-announced a7R II mirrorless camera is looking to carve out a serious niche in the market, utilizing a brand-new 42-megapixel (7952×5304) full-frame back-illuminated CMOS sensor and offering on-board 4K UHD video recording. The a7R II's 4K implementation uses XAVC S … more »

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Review: Sony PXW-FS7 4K Camcorder

A camera system is only as good as its optics. That's long been one of the truisms of our profession as filmmakers and shooters. While computational photography in devices like the iPhone has obviated the need in many applications for … more »

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Grass Valley’s LDX 86 Universe Is 4K and High-Speed HD All in One

Grass Valley says broadcasters won't have to choose between investing in future-proof 4K cameras and the high-speed HD cameras they need for sports coverage today. At NAB, the company announced the new LDX 86 Universe, a broadcast camera that's switchable between … more »

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At NAB, Vendors and Users Both Got Serious About 4K Workflow

Storage and networking were hot topics at NAB, as content creators who had successfully shrugged off questions about 4K workflow in previous years suddenly found themselves facing real demand for a 4K-capable pipeline. High-capacity, high-bandwidth storage solutions were being tweaked and … more »

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New Cameras Offer 4K (and Higher) Acquisition at Every Price Tier

When it comes to image acquisition at resolutions of 4K and beyond, there's some irony in the fact that many new 4K product introductions at NAB 2015 took place not at the high end of the market, but at the … more »

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Comcast Announces 4K Set-Top Box

Comcast said it will introduce a new 4K UHD set-top box later this year, allowing customers to view UHD content from the Xfinity in UHD library—which contains mainly television series and Imax films—on demand at no extra charge. Comcast said it … more »

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NAB 2015 Video: Astrodesign

Terry Harada of Astrodesign on 4K and 8K production offerings, including a small 4K monitor and — in the R&D category — an 8K video signal generator, a 2 TB portable SSD recorder, an 18 TB rackmount recorder, and a portable 8K backup … more »