RedShark News - Home Sun, 26 Jun 2016 06:13:27 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Why can't the new Hasselblad X1D shoot video in 4K? Extremely capable, but no 4K

Quite a few people have been asking why the new Hasselblad medium-format camera, the X1D, can't shoot video in 4K. Most new consumer and professional cameras - and even quite a few smartphones - can do this. So why not an $8000 camera?

  • Hasselblad
  • X1D
  • 4K
  • Mirrorless Cameras
    ]]> (David Shapton) Production Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
    [Sponsored] Using NDI at a real live event Ethernet cable graphic by

    What's it like using networks - Newtek's NDI in this case - instead of conventional cabling at a live event? 

    • Newtek
    • NDI
    • Network Device Interface
    • Tricaster
    • Brett Beanan
    • Intuitive Technology Solutions
    • Interview
      ]]> (David Shapton) IP Video Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000
      Hasselblad confirms ‘ground-breaking’ X1D: worlds' first medium-format mirrorless camera Hasselblad confirms ‘ground-breaking’ X1D: worlds' first medium-format mirrorless camera

      As rather thoroughly leaked online in the hours running up to the event, top end camera manufacturer Hasselblad has launched what it calls the worlds’ first mirrorless medium format camera.

      • Hasselblad
      • X1D
      • Mirrorless
      • Mirrorless Cameras
      • Medium Format
      • Medium format camera
        ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Production Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000
        Editing VR In Adobe Premiere Pro 2015.3 Nokia's Ozo camera - footage now editable in Premiere Pro

        Having already provided a guide to some of the new features in Adobe’s latest update to PremierePro, Ned Soltz turns his attention to one other major new thing which Adobe brings to the table with PremierePro 2015.3: VR editing.

        ]]> (Ned Soltz) Post & VFX Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
        SDI is now living on borrowed time The IP future comes into focus

        Video over IP is going to replace SDI, not just in facilities, but as I/O on cameras too. When is it going to happen? Starting from now, it seems.

        • SDI
        • Video over IP
        • IP production
        • Death of SDI
 (David Shapton) IP Video Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000
          Adobe CC updates – Premiere Pro gains some powerful new features Adobe CC updates – Premiere Pro gains some powerful new features

          Adobe has released the updates to the Creative Cloud pro video tools  announced back in April at NAB, which include new features and other improvements in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition and Media Encoder. We start with Premiere Pro...

          • Adobe CC
          • Adobe Premiere Pro
          • Premiere Pro 20153
          • NLE
   (Ned Soltz) Post & VFX Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000
            Game of Thrones raises TV bar to astonishing new heights 40 horses galloping at Kit Harrington - all shot in camera

            This weekend, Episode 6.09 of Game of Thrones redefined both the concept of event television and what you can do on the small screen. Spoilers ahead. And violence.

            • Game Of Thrones
            • VFX
            • TV VFX
            • Battle sequences
     (Andy Stout, European Editor) Production Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
              The Great Monitoring Dilemma: how to preserve picture quality for the DIY filmmaker What price the state of the art? $8k in the case of Flanders Scientific's DM 250

              What is the single greatest technical dilemma facing today's DIY filmmaker? Which Camera? Which OS? Which NLE? Which Plug-in? Which Colour Grading Software package? According to Craig Marshall, it’s none of the above. Instead, it’s all about the monitor.

              • Monitors
              • Reference monitors
              • monitoring
              • OLED
       (Craig Marshall) Post & VFX Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000
                Now this is powerful! Presenting the one thousand core processor CPUs. We're used to a thousand pins, but not a thousand cores.

                While still very much in the 'experimental' category, the one thousand core barrier has been broken by engineers at UC Davis and IBM.

                • 100 cores
                • IBM
                • experimental
                • UC Davis
                • technology
         (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                  C-3PO, R2-D2 and Magic Leap,-r2-d2-and-magic-leap,-r2-d2-and-magic-leap C-3PO, R2-D2 via Magic Leap

                  In a new video from Magic Leap, we see what it's like to augment our reality with our favorite Star Wars droids.

                  • Star Wars
                  • C3P0
                  • R2D2
                  • Lucasfilm
                  • ILM
                  • Magic Leap
                  • augmented reality
           (Patrick Jong Taylor) VR & AR Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000