RED draws battle-lines for 4K film distribution

Published in Studio & Broadcast

A day is a long time in digital video technology. And what we now know is that the battle-lines have been drawn for the fight over 4K delivery. Is this simply a squabble between obscure and proprietary systems, or the end-game in the democratisation of cinema that started with the RED One, and blossomed into the plethora of affordable cameras that start with DSLRs and go all the way up to the new Sony F55?

This whole project looks amazing. It's nothing less than the development of a completely modular 4K camera with a global shutter that records to Cinema DNG: so it will fit in with familiar workflows.

The Dell M3800 is a groundbreaking workstation-class laptop with a near-4K screen. We've been using it.

Perhaps the biggest progress in TVs in the last twenty years is the sheer beauty of their design, and the engineering marvels that have made it possible

You can now buy a 50" 4K TV for $1299!

Published in Technology & Computing

4K is happening faster than anyone - even we - predicted. Here's news of a 4K TV set that's barely more expensive than a "mere" HD one

Sony F55 hands-on with video tour

Published in Production

I recently had several hours to play with a pre-release Sony PMW-F55 camera. Sony also supplied me with 2 64gb SxsPro+ cards, the AXS-5 4K recorder, one AXSM 4K media storage, the new LCD viewfinder, the new Olivine battery, and last but hardly least, a new Sony 85mm prime lens

Sony's NAB 2014 Plans: 4K & Your Questions Answered

Published in Production

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!

London from the air in true 4K with a Sony F65

Published in Production

Here's the first film we've seen showing London from the air filmed in genuine 4K with a Sony F65

Convergent Design, who gave us one of the biggest product surprises at NAB 2013 with their Odyssey monitor/recorders, has released pricing information about their modular system, including daily rental options for additional and camera-specific codecs

At RedShark, we love the idea that the increased resolution that 4K offers means that you can use older lenses and capture every nuance of their character - imperfections and all

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