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A brief history of the Sony F5 Internal 4K hack

Published in Production

A certain 'hack' has been making the rounds, closing the performance gap between the Sony F5 and the F55. We chronicle how news spread of F5 internal 4K recording, and gauge Sony's response.

Last week we wrote about our tour of Sony's Pencoed factory, one of the very few places where Sony cameras are made outside of Japan

While the 2014 launch of Apple's updated mobile devices led to an avalanche of sales, the decision to stick with HD video recording underwhelmed some techies. We take a look at the issue and surmise at least three reasons why your new iPhone 6 or iPad Air 2 doesn't shoot 4K video.

Sony's latest range of Televisions, the W9 series, feature a new backlighting technology which massively increases the range of colours that can be displayed.

Today Sony has quietly released a transformative firmware update for their RX10 camera that updates the codec and also sheds some light on the intrinsic capabilities of their cameras

Why do people put video from one of the world's top cameras on YouTube with the expectation that we can judge the quality of the material? Just to make it perfectly clear: video on YouTube is highly compressed.

Papal blessing for Ultra HD

Published in Production

 A forthcoming ceremony to mark the canonisation of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II will take place on 27 April in St Peter's Square, Vatican City, and will be broadcast in 4K using six Sony PMW-F55 cameras.

Sony Pictures opens 4K post production facility

Published in Post & VFX

True to its overarching philosophy of providing an end-to-end 4K ecosystem, Sony is about to launch a 4K television post production unit in the Capra Building at Sony Pictures in Culver City, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Sony and Panasonic have announced that they are working together to develop the next generation of Optical Discs for Archive purposes

Sony opens up its SmartWatch

Published in Technology & Computing

Sony is looking to invigorate sales of its SmartWatch device with a pricedrop to the $100 mark and the rather big news that its opening up the device to any developer’s firmware.

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