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David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

NAB 2015: The difference a year makes

Published in Business

Something is different about NAB this year and it's probably a good thing as an industry once wedded to launching new products instead discovers the joy of upgrades, modularity, durability and extending the product life cycle. Buy a new camera today and the chances are it will last a lot longer than one even from just a few years ago.

We said there was going to be more news from Blackmagic, and we were right. From the new URSA MINI down, the company has just laid down an impressive marker for the rest of the industry to follow.

[And Orad is bought.] The Avid press conference on Saturday morning was a fascinating confirmation that we live in a time of extreme technological change and that Avid is now an IT company - and it makes more audio than video hardware. It also announced first thing on Monday morning that it's spending around $60m buying realtime graphics company Orad.

Download the new RedShark App for IOS and Android

Published in Business

RedShark's App is here! It's the new best way to read RedShark, and it's available from the Apple and Android App stores. Just search "RedShark"

Sony's Action Cam has some serious features for filmmakers

Here it is: the new 4K EOS C300 MK II

RedShark at NAB - it all starts in a week!

Published in Business

NAB is coming up fast. Here's how we'll be covering it

Pro Tools is on the RADAR

Published in Audio

Here's a new device that will run Pro Tools natively, and fully optimise it for multitrack studio recording

With the recent news that the new ARRI ALEXA SXT uses the same sensor as its prececessor, we ask whether innovation in cameras is slowing down

Camcorders have evolved to be the shape and form they are for very good reasons. It's worth reminding ourselves about them!

We predict two camera trends for NAB 2015

Published in Articles

Now is a good time to make a few tentative predictions about the year ahead, just before NAB comes along and proves me completely wrong

The news that we'll soon be able to buy 10TB Flash memory is pretty amazing in itself, but what it will mean for video users is even more astonishing.

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