I recently had several hours to play with a pre-release Sony PMW-F55 camera. Sony also supplied me with 2 64gb SxsPro+ cards, the AXS-5 4K recorder, one AXSM 4K media storage, the new LCD viewfinder, the new Olivine battery, and last but hardly least, a new Sony 85mm prime lens
This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: 4K is being thrust at us like a out-of-control steamroller. But hang on a minute! HD hasn't suddenly got worse, and we all thought it was pretty good a couple of years ago.
We've already seen the unbelievably cheap Seiki sets for around $1,200, but the well-known manufacturers are being much more realistic about their pricing now
While the technical side of the industry concentrates on NAB, the creative side has its own jamboree in Cannes at MIPTV. Unsurprisingly, 4K was big news there too, with satellite operator SES choosing the event to launch its Ultra HD Experience initiative.
Toshiba announces 4K Blu Ray Player... er... no, it doesn't
Unless you're a mobile phone industry insider, you might have missed out on MHL, despite its industry-wide support. Mobile High definition Link has reached a new milestone, as it now supports 4K