RedShark contributor Phil Rhodes pointed out something to me the other day that sounds obvious when you hear it: that camera makers never used to make film, and yet - if you can remember that far back - it is the film that determines the quality and feel of the photograph (and the lens, of course), not the camera
Within hours of my article on the FT-One going live, Vision research have announced the Phantom Flex4k. Mere hours ago the FT-One was something of a groundbreaking camera giving really high speeds in the 4k space, which gives you some idea of what this years NAB is like. Now, there's much bigger news. Redshark contributor Freya Reports
It was always going to happen. In fact it's surprising that it's taken so long!
Sony is showing for the first time their new 4K OLED professional monitor screens. Up to now you'd have one or the other - not least because either technology is still eye-wateringly expensive, so it's hard even to imagine what the cost of a screen incorporating both attributes might be
Computers with a 4K screen and powerful graphics don't have to be big and ugly
Toshiba announces 4K Blu Ray Player... er... no, it doesn't
The missing link: A 4K 2/3" camera is key to live 4K production, particulalry in sports, but till now no-one has stepped forward to make one. All of which makes Grass Valley's forthcoming 4K LDX camera rather significant.