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8K Super High-Definition Camera System

The NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories are working on a full-resolution Super Hi-Vision camera system which can record, transmit, and display 8k video. The camera uses three 33 megapixel image sensors to record the image, and a built-in compact transmitter then transmits a 90 Gbps signal on a single optical cable to the camera control unit. The signal is then sent via four optical multi-cables to four tiled 2k displays, which then outputs the video at the full resolution of 7680×4320 pixels. Read More

Sony introduces the NEX-VG10: World’s first interchangeable lens HD consumer camcorder

Sony introduces the NEX-VG10, the world’s first consumer camcorder with interchangeable lenses. The newest member of the NEX series, it is equipped with the same ExmorTM APS HD CMOS sensor used in Sony’s “NEX-5” and “NEX-3” digital cameras. Coupled with Sony’s BIONZTM processor, photographers will be able to capture full 1920×1080/60i high definition video at up to 24Mbps for true cinematic Blu-ray quality.Read More

Sony Unveils NXCAM, New AVCHD Camera

Sony adds an AVCHD camcorder to it’s line up. … PARK RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 18, 2009 – Sony Electronics is introducing a new family of professional video products that supports all bit rates and resolutions of the AVCHD format. Designed to bring the benefits of seamless and easy-to-use solid-state production capabilities to professionals and “pro-sumers,” Read MoreRead More

Ultimate Guide to Professional Video Cameras

How to pick a Professional Camera by “Gospel” John Hess The term “professional camera” is very subjective term. As technology continually improves, the line in quality between consumer cameras and professional cameras gets increasingly thin. But as any serious filmmaker/videographer will tell you, the jump to a professional level camera comes with huge improvement in Read MoreRead More

Production Notes: Canon and Nikon Put On THE BIG SQUEEZE

A great article by Stefan Sargent on DV.com. …Way back in 2002, I’m having lunch with Jeff Cree, Sony’s HD camera expert. He worked with George Lucas on the Sony/Panasonic F900 Star Wars shoot and later, with James Cameron on the Titanic underwater HD videos. At fruit salad time, I say to Jeff, “Why can’t Read MoreRead More

How Criterion Hones Its Restoration Magic for HD

Gizmodo’s feature article titled The Criterion Collection — How Criterion Hones Its Restoration Magic for HD takes you inside Criterion’s effort get some of their titles out on Blu-ray. In a another Gizmodo article you may be surprised to know The Criterion Collection’s Reference Blu-ray Player is the The PlayStation 3. …Lee Kline, the Technical Read MoreRead More

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