With an epidemic of Black Friday sales and the start of the Christmas retail season starting to kick in, the CE industry has already had a significant boost with reports of a 500% increase in 4K set sales amidst a general uptick in units.
A day is a long time in digital video technology. And what we now know is that the battle-lines have been drawn for the fight over 4K delivery. Is this simply a squabble between obscure and proprietary systems, or the end-game in the democratisation of cinema that started with the RED One, and blossomed into the plethora of affordable cameras that start with DSLRs and go all the way up to the new Sony F55?
Sony's PXW-X180 is a very forward-looking camera, with mutliple codecs, several storage options, and a good looking lens. Sony's Product Manager Bill Drummond talks us through the new features
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Sony's Glasnost: Is Sony opening up to working with other companies and products?
Last week we wrote about our tour of Sony's Pencoed factory, one of the very few places where Sony cameras are made outside of Japan