Canon has launched the DP-V3010 4K reference display for digital cinema color grading and 4K post production and effects monitoring. The DP-V3010 is a 10-bit IPS display with a 4096 x 2560 and 16:10 aspect ratio. Obviously, this is a high-end display (at $40,000 retail) and is made for larger productions.
More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]
A month or so back we heard a few rumors of a new Canon 1 Series camera with a high MP count that would be launched in 2014. I’ve heard two different resolutions for cameras in testing – 75MP+ and 44.7MP – both are full frame sensors. The latest rumors narrow a launch date for a new camera situated above the Canon 1D X to Q2 2014. [click to continue…]
The Sony FDR-AX1 is a 4K camcorder that comes in at a low $4498 price tag and is really the first of its kind in bringing affordable 4K to the masses with its lightweight XAVC-S codec. [click to continue…]
Sony has released version 2 of its RAW, XAVC, and HDCAM SR File workflow guide for Sony CineAlta cameras. The workflow guide addresses every stage of production, including on-stage look management, footage transfer and backup, dailies, edit and color grading. The workflow guide looks at just about every popular third-party solution and doesn’t just stick with Sony’s own. [click to continue…]
Sony’s new FDR-AX1 4K camcorder is now in stock for the first time. B&H has it for $4498 with free shipping. The Sony FDR-AX1 captures 3840 x 2160 4K video with the XAVC S codec. It captures 4K video at 150Mbps and 1080p video at 50Mbps. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
GoPro has announced a refresh to its Hero 3 camera with the Hero 3+.
It is a mild upgrade to the Hero 3; however, the updates address some of the key criticisms of the Hero 3. The Hero 3+ features 30% more battery life thanks to a 1180mAh battery (up from a 1050 mAh battery in the Hero 3). Additionally, the Hero 3+ gets a sharper f/2.8 lens, 4x faster built-in WiFi. [click to continue…]