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Sony reveals its consumer 4K camera format

Published in Technology & Computing

With sales of Sony's larger 4K cameras (the "CineAlta" range) kicking off - apparently more than 2000 F5 and F55s have been sold - Sony has introduced a version of their 4K codec that is more "consumer friendly"

According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, Sony is looking at significantly upping the stakes when it comes to providing content directly to viewers over the internet by inking a deal with media giant Viacom.

Ned Soltz, our East Coast correspondent, has all the details on the new Sony pricing, and how it will stir up the Digital Cinematography marketplace

In recent memory, it seems there has been one name in the inexpensive sport camcorder market: GoPro. Its HD Hero camera set the bar for quality and versatility at a consumer-friendly price-point.

A historic moment for TV: The first 4K TV series is announced

Published in Business

With RedShark's 4K month just two weeks away, 3NET Studios, a joint venture owned by Sony, Discovery and IMAX, has announced that its initial slate of TV series and specials will include the first ever 4K television series: Space.

After two weeks of teasing, the NewF is here. And the big surprise is that the NewF is not just a camera but rather an entire ecosystem. Ned Soltz, our NY reporter, brings us the details.

Cheaper 4K TVs are coming

Published in Studio & Broadcast

We don't want to labour the point, but 4K televisions are coming faster than most people think they will.

Papal blessing for Ultra HD

Published in Production

 A forthcoming ceremony to mark the canonisation of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II will take place on 27 April in St Peter's Square, Vatican City, and will be broadcast in 4K using six Sony PMW-F55 cameras.

RedShark Editor Dave Shapton presents the still controversial view that 4K is already a done deal, and that it's not just a marketing ploy but has real advantages for content creators and viewers

Sony is back!

Published in Business

Sony is back at its creative best

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