Andy is European Editor of RedShark. He has spent nearly 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.Website URL:
London-based Rogue Element grabbed some headlines recently with its announcement that it was going to offer AXIOM Beta cameras for hire next year. But that is only the start of a planned Open Source strategy that holds out the promise of a genuinely different way of working.
Sponsored article: As anyone that’s ever tried to use a monitor over 27-inches will know, that extra screen real estate comes at the cost of lots of neck craning and subtle shifting of your position. LG’s elegant new 34-once 21:9 QHD display though seeks to change that by adding a curved screen into the mix.
The new Firmware v3.10.100 for the Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q does the classic update job of adding features, improving current functions and fixing some previous issues.
Expensive TV sets don’t just sell themselves. Indeed, US-based trade body the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has created a guide for retailers to help explain 4K UHD technology to consumers as part of a push to ramp up spending ahead of the holiday season.
There was a lot of news at IBC2014, particularly on the camera and camera accessory front, and we published a lot of stories as a result (with more still in the pipeline). Here, in case you’ve missed any of our coverage, are the highlights so far (with added Photokina).