Cloud computing for content creators has endless promise, and we're just starting to see Cloud applications for everyday users as well as much bigger enterprise-level software. This Sony/BT deal is a case in point
Sony was in a difficult position when they presented their press conference today at the Mirage Ballroom in Las Vegas. They've already announced their F5 and F55 4K cameras in October last year (they've already sold 2000 of them) , and no-one was really expecting any ground-breaking news from them today. But that doesn't mean that the content of the news conference wasn't important, because the underlying seismic movement towards 4K was solidified by a few of the more subtle comments
Through its company blog, Sony revealed a slate of interactive broadcasts, streamed live from NAB 2014. And the best part: you can submit your questions ahead of time!
In many ways IBC2013 was a quiet show. Yes it boasted record visitor numbers, but few things happened out in Amsterdam that hadn’t been predicted beforehand: namely HEVC-powered 4K is on the horizon, the second screen is increasingly important to broadcasters’ plans, and higher frame-rate imaging is moving closer and closer to mainstream acceptance. Andy Stout looks back on five days in Amsterdam
The biggest test for any camera is how it looks in a top-quality cinema