Andy is European Editor of RedShark. He has spent over two decades writing about all aspects of the broadcast and film industries for a variety of high-profile industry publications on both sides of the Atlantic. During that time the industry has moved from 4:3 SD to 16:9 SD to HD and now on to 4K. He's getting kind of curious to see where it goes next.
*Now* we’re living in the future. Holographic TV has been a mainstay of science fiction for years to such as extent that even the BBC can’t resist namechecking the Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars: A New Hope when it talks about it. Science fiction though has a way of becoming science reality.
Another day, another Canon camera. The company is in a purple patch of releasing new products at the moment and with this one, announced in advance of Photokina next week, it’s finally stepping up to the plate in the mirrorless market.
Atomos’ 4Kp60 HDR Shogun Inferno ships this month and the company has added some new features to the already impressively capable unit. There's a new G-Technology partnership to talk about as well.
As widely predicted, Canon has released details of its new $3499 / £3399 street price EOS 5D Mark IV canera body, and the official spec sheets tally with what has been leaked so far — in other words, that 4K 30fps MJPEG rumour is true.
GoPro started fulfilling pre-orders for its new Omni camera on Wednesday, and while new orders will have to wait a projected three weeks for the $4000 unit while it catches up with production, it has leavened the delay with a new video showing just what it’s capable of.