Monday 05 Dec 2016
AJA ramps up its Rovocam ecosystem
The RovoRX-SDI HDBaseT receiver, specially designed for use with the AJA Rovocam, is now shipping. Plus, two utility apps are updated to support Rovocam workflows.
Saturday 14 Jan 2017
Finding the sweet spot for camera design
Opinion: When coming up with the next great camera, perhaps manufacturers should give more thought as to how actual humans physically hold cameras.
Thursday 10 Nov 2016
GoPro's Karma drone suffers product recall
In what could be thought of as a bit of a nightmare scenario for GoPro (although it is also a textbook example of burying bad news on a day when the world is looking elsewhere) its new Karma drone has just been recalled.
Saturday 31 Dec 2016
Going live in commercials: the new demand for instant access in live ads
Back to the future: While much of the industry concentrates on getting better quality pixels onto better quality screens, the immediacy of live TV is proving attractive to advertisers searching to grab eyeballs. How attractive? Try 18 locations in one 60-second commercial.
Tuesday 22 Nov 2016
Sphericam introduces The Beast 360-degree camera system
Sphericam might not be a household name, but the company certainly has vision. A week or so at NAB NYC, it announced its new 360 degree camera system.
Monday 19 Dec 2016
News footage that doesn't just record history - it makes it
When the UK experienced the biggest explosion in peacetime at the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hemel Hempstead, I was right there, and I had absolutely no idea what was going on. Nor did the rest of the country.
Wednesday 11 Jan 2017
RedShark Sound is moving house
Nearly a year ago we started RedShark Sound and we wanted to bring you up to date with how it’s going.
Wednesday 02 Nov 2016
The need for more (LED) power
As the quality of LED lighting improves, such high efficiency production lighting may be even more useful with more power.
Thursday 15 Dec 2016
Making the Panasonic AG-UX180 sizzle reel [sponsored]
The sizzle reel for the new Panasonic AG-UX180, the handheld professional camera with a 1” 4K sensor and built in 20x zoom Leica lens, shows what the camera is capable of, while this 'making of...' video highlights its impressive versatility behind the lens.
Friday 16 Dec 2016
Is this how video will work in the future?
Here's a game that wonderfully hints at the enormous possibilities of vector video.
Tuesday 13 Dec 2016
DaVinci Resolve London Social this Thursday
If you’re in the area, Blackmagic is hosting a DaVinci Resolve London Social on Thursday 15th December at the BFI Southbank.
Wednesday 07 Dec 2016
Miller ArrowX 3 tripod on test: it's all a question of balance
RedShark Review: Miller's ArrowX 3 (along with the rest of the ArrowX series) hearkens back to the days when a tripod could reasonably be expected to last decades, with a wide counterbalance range that should accommodate modern cameras large and small.
Wednesday 14 Dec 2016
Is the Mac OS going to give way to iOS on everything?
Opinion: Recent moves suggest that Apple could be paving the way for iOS to spread to the desktop (assuming the desktop survives at all).
Wednesday 30 Nov 2016
After Hubble: The James Webb Space Telescope nears launch
Well, it’s still two years away, but engineers have now finished assembling the optical components of the giant telescope that will build on the work of Hubble and be launched on a European Ariane rocket from French Guiana in two years time. Its mirror alone is fascinating.
Friday 20 Jan 2017
Some stunning work using the Phantom Miro
Here's a stunning music video shot with the Phantom Miro for its ultra slow motion magic.
Tuesday 15 Nov 2016
The IBC Tapes: Number One, Chrosziel
While we were investigating a busy showfloor out at IBC2016, we also filmed several interviews with some of the leading companies in Amsterdam for the show.
Thursday 19 Jan 2017
MotionVFX puts mocha's tracking technology to good use with mHUD 2 for FCP X
RedShark Review: MotionVFX's latest version of mHUD heads up display graphics plugin for FCP X.
Saturday 10 Dec 2016
We now live in a world with video beer pumps
Our Editor-in-Chief predicted video displays on beer pumps many years ago, but a certain 'Black Swan Event' foiled his other predictions for how we interact with digital signage.
Wednesday 07 Dec 2016
Steerable lasers: is this how video projectors will work in the future?
Steerable lasers might be the answer to the "perfect" video projector. As long as they don't burn holes in the screen!
Saturday 14 Jan 2017
What Robert Altman's work can teach us about film audio
Robert Altman was a leading light of 1970s US cinema movement who exploited audio technology in innovative creative ways. Kevin Hilton looks at the sound styles of his films, focusing on M*A*S*H and the lesser known but still pivotal That Cold Day in the Park. By Kevin Hilton.
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