RedShark News

Qualcomm are among the top tier of mobile phone chipset manufacturers, and, like their competitors, they're pushing the boundaries of performance all the time. And they're making their chipsets look like they're more at home in a workstation than a smartphone!

4k LCD panel shipments growing faster than expected

Published in Business

According to the latest data released by Taiwan’s AU Optronics, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of TFT-LCD panels, by the time we get to the end of the year roughly one in five of its 55in and up panels will be 4k capable.

Could VP9 be the codec for 4K Blu-Ray?

Published in Distribution

 Even though many pundits think 4K will be delivered by streaming, there are plenty of households still with slower broadband for whom this will not be an option. Now, it seems, Google's free VP9 codec might be a candidate for a new "Blu-Ray" format

Apertus' open source Axiom 4K camera is nearing its beta release, and will be available through a crowdfunding campaign...at cost. Apertus Chairman and Product Manager Sebastian Pichelhofer answers our questions.

Can Blackmagic resurrect film?

Published in Business


You know what you never hear in the edit bay? “This looks too much like film, can we make this look less filmic?” John Burkhart reports

Important news about Redshark: December is 4K month

Published in Business

Next month, December, we're introducing our theme of the month. This is where we focus on an important topic, with extended features, interviews with manufacturers, and product reviews.

Canon 1Dc: Where does it fit now?

Published in Production

The Canon 1DC is a curious camera. Based on a top-end DSLR design, with essentially only some additional firmware it becomes a 4K camcorder as well. But where does it fit into the increasingly complex matrix of options around high res, high dynamic range (i.e. RAW) devices that are available today at approximately affordable prices?

H.265 AKA HEVC. The next generation of video compression

Published in Technology

You will hear a lot about codecs when it comes to 4k in the next few months, but the most important one of them all finally reaches an important milestone in January when HEVC hits the Final Draft International Standard stage. Ratification and commercial products supporting it will not be far behind

4K a long way off according to BBC

Published in Technology

How close are we to the day when big, national broadcasters are going to provide is with 4K television channels?

Not very, if yesterday's announcement by the BBC is anything to go by

Mark McCarthy rigs up a top-end second-hand Sony camera and is delighted with the results

EditShare 2014 © All rights reserved. EditShare Logo

Top Desktop version

music Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?