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NAB 2015 Video: Sony

Sony's Joseph G. Schimizzi shows off Sony's Studio Prime Award-winning FS7 camera, including lensing options, and talks new F55 firmware, the new Thunderbolt-enabled card reader, and the PMW-PZ1 SxS 4K deck.

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NAB 2015 Video: Sony (Catalyst)

Sony's Gary Rebholz demos the company's two new cross-platform Catalyst products, an updated version of Catalyst Prepare and the new Catalyst Edit.

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Sony’s HDC-4300 Is a Three-Chip 2/3-Inch 4K Camera for Broadcast

Sony opted not to release new high-end cameras at NAB this year, looking instead to fill in some holes elsewhere in its line-up. With an eye on the just-beginning broadcast transition to 4K acquisition, Sony announced the HDC-4300, a new … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »

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Sony Announces PMW-PZ1 4K SxS Player

Sony announced a new 4K SxS memory player, the PMW-PZ1, designed to make it easier to review 4K (or HD) footage on set or in post-production. The PZ1 plays 4K at frame rates ranging from 24p to 60p in XAVC … more »

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Opening: Chappie, Unfinished Business, and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

This week, see robots old and new, check out a highly inessential Vince Vaughn comedy, or revisit the excellent ensemble cast of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in the Second Best sequel. Chappie What's it about? A Robocop-style mechanized police force is tasked … more »

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Convergent Design Posts Odyssey Firmware Roadmap

In lieu of announcing new products at NAB, Convergent Design is publishing a roadmap for the near future of firmware upgrades for its Odyssey line of HD video monitor/recorders. New features to be added in the coming months include improved … more »

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Sony’s FS7 to Get 4K, ProRes and Four-Channel Audio in March

Sony announced new details of an upcoming free firmware update for the PXW-FS7 camera that enables 10-bit 4:2:2 4K recording in the XAVC-I format. The update also enables the promised ProRes 422 and 422 HQ options for HD recording, which require the optional XDCA-FS7 extension unit … more »

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Review: Sony PXW-X180

Of course you want a large-sensor camcorder for the greater dynamic range, improved low-light capability, the reduced noise, and the trendy narrow-depth-of-field look we all crave. It is silly to invest in anything other than a large-sensor camcorder, whether you’re shooting … more »

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Quantel Adds Sony, ARRI Feature Support to Pablo Rio

Quantel updated the Pablo Rio at IBC, supporting long-GOP XAVC, S-log3 and S-Gamut3 for Sony cameras as well as Apple's new ProRes 4444 XQ format. The latest Rio software also supports ARRI's new SDK, including the Open Gate acquisition formats, anamorphic … more »