NAB, which is without any question the time and place each year when the biggest announcements are made, is only three weeks away. We'll be there in force, bringing you the most important stories. Meanwhile, it's useful to see what others are predicting at the show
This is a very small camera, but - make no mistake - it's broadcast quality. Panasonic Guru Barry Braverman looks at it in detail
Anyone remember Betacam SP? There wasn't anything particularly clever about it, just a good standard workhorse of a tape format that, for more than a decade, more or less technically defined what you could and couldn't put on TV.
To mark the occasion of the new year, our editor has asked me to come up with some predictions for the coming twelve months
One phrase you’ll hear a lot wherever the broadcast industry gathers is ‘disruptive technologies’, by which people typically mean that the internet is challenging all the business models and assumptions that have powered the industry for decades. With recent news that BitTorrent is now muscling in on their space, it might have to reach for a new, more apocalyptic description
While many production houses and broadcasters are adopting 4K workflows, guest author Fran de Souza, who resides on the border between Uruguay and Brazil, details his television station's struggle in transitioning from SD to HD broadcast in 2015 and the stroke of ingenuity that made it happen.
Over the Christmas period in the UK, Downton Abbey beat EastEnders in the ratings, which could be seen as an indicator of what style of production both UK and American audiences prefer.
- Sunday 7 Feb 2016 - (38364) The truth about colour. This is stuff every film-maker should know about.
- Wednesday 3 Feb 2016 - (25057) 8-bit or 10-bit? The truth may surprise you
- Tuesday 9 Feb 2016 - (9918) AJA's surprise new camera is a change of direction
- Wednesday 3 Feb 2016 - (8540) Sony's A6300: Mirrorless 4K & world's fastest autofocus for under $1K
- Monday 1 Feb 2016 - (6438) Canon updates its 4K blockbuster DSLR with the EOS-1D X MK II
- Thursday 11 Feb 2016 - (194) RedShark Review: DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone
- Thursday 11 Feb 2016 - (1985) The powerful new Panasonic Varicam LT: Top-end features, mid-range price
- Thursday 11 Feb 2016 - (663) 101 uses for a GoPro camera
- Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 - (1099) How to shoot good interviews
- Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 - (999) What Dell's cryptic press release about security really means