What's the best shape for a camera? Phil Rhodes has some strong views
Sony has announced that it is stopping production of Minidisc recorders and players after 21 years. Most 20 year old audio enthusiasts would be surprised to hear that they were born after the arrival of this digital audio disk system. But how did it manage to cling to life for so long?
Sony recently released details on their new shoulder-mount XDCAM, the PMW-400. The camera includes three 2/3-inch-type FullHD Exmor CMOS sensors, giving it terrific low-light sensitivity. Plus, it has interchangeable lens capabilities, HD/SD-SDI and HDMI, and the ability to use multiple formats and bit rates. In a world of REDs and Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, is this camera necessary? Absolutely
Sony and FIFA recently announced they are partnering to trial live 4K production workflow at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil this summer, extending the collaboration that saw Sony capture 25 matches from the 2010 soccer World Cup in 3D and, more importantly, pointing the way to Rio 2014 being produced in 4K.
This may be a neat, conventional-looking HD camera, but there are some surprises under the hood
Sony releases the A7 and A7R mirrorless full-frame cameras
Most Americans have never heard of the Chinese electronics manufacturing giant TCL. But thanks to a decade of savvy business dealings and its next generation of budget-friendly UHD televisions arriving soon, that may be about to change. In the first of a two-part series, we explore the company's origins, and how it ascended to the edge of global market dominance.
Almost every company whose products have a network connection claims to have a Cloud solution. So far, very few have embraced the Cloud in a meaningful or useful way. But Sony, we think, is becoming a thought-leader in this space