Price announced for Sony's 4K A7S

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After a long wait - but actually earlier than Sony said it would be announced, we now know the price of this Full Frame Mirrorless 4K camera

First blurry pic of Sony FS700 kitted out for 4K recording

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We don't have any details on this but this blurry photo does appear to be the first picture of a Sony FS700 kitted out with what we assume is the AXS-R5 Raw Recorder, which is the only way that the FS700's 4K output can be accessed and stored

Sony to pull out of OLED?

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Reports from Japan suggest that Sony is about to pull the plug on OLED TV development, corralling the technology to the broadcast market and other niches while it concentrates on 4K sets. (Update: maybe not...)

The mysterious new XDCAM from Sony may not be so mysterious after all... Our Far East correspondent, John Burkhart has been investigating

Play your cards right

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Off the top of my head, I can think of quite a lot of different kinds of flash storage device that are used by at least one sort of motion picture recording technology: multi-manufacturer standards such as CompactFlash, SD, SSD, the proprietary types including P2, SxS and AXS (in all their varieties), and expensive device-specific formats such as SR Memory, RED's flash devices, and the packs made by companies such as Codex for their general purpose recorders

Sony reveals its consumer 4K camera format

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With sales of Sony's larger 4K cameras (the "CineAlta" range) kicking off - apparently more than 2000 F5 and F55s have been sold - Sony has introduced a version of their 4K codec that is more "consumer friendly"

RedShark Review: Sony PMW-PZ1 — 4K just got easier

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The Sony PMW-PZ1 is an intriguing compact deck for the company's XAVC memory camcorder ecosystem. Correctly marketed as “4K playback for everyone,” the deck is a convenient and flexible alternative to an expensive high-powered laptop to review and backup your digital footage.

Here's our post IBC show in its entirety. It's a long one - over an hour, so if you haven't got time for all of it in one session, we've indexed it below so you can jump straight to the parts that interest you

Sony's new 4K camcorders - the 4K revolution has now happened

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Today’s a pivotal moment in the history of digital video cameras. It’s like the day that the first VHS camcorder came out. It’s like the start of DV. And it’s like the time they announced the first HDV camera. Today’s the start of the 4K Prosumer camcorder revolution. Today’s the day that Sony’s announced its first consumer and prosumer 4K camcorders.

Inside Sony’s Made for Bond TV advert

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Behind the scenes with Daniel Kleinman, producer of  the opening title sequences for six of the last seven James Bond films (and why a global shutter camera like the Sony F65 makes sense for cinematic action).

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