RedShark News

 There was a lot of news at IBC2014, particularly on the camera and camera accessory front, and we published a lot of stories as a result (with more still in the pipeline). Here, in case you’ve missed any of our coverage, are the highlights so far (with added Photokina).

Sony’s Successful 4K Soccer Screening

Published in Studio & Broadcast

 However uneven the action on the field may have been, the broadcast technology behind the World Cup has been an enormous success with Sony’s live 4K screening of the Germany vs France match setting the bar for the next tournament in Russia in 2018. By Paul Saint.

Cheaper 4K TVs are coming

Published in Studio & Broadcast

We don't want to labour the point, but 4K televisions are coming faster than most people think they will.

Sony's 4K media player about to be shipped

Published in Technology & Computing

Sony has been trailing their 4K media streamer and player for ages, but now, it seems, it's about to be shipped

Sony Camera tease: The New "F"

Published in Production

Over the past week Sony’s CineAlta Twitter Feed (@CineAltaNews) has been buzzing hints of an upcoming product announcement on October 30. Ned Soltz, RedShark's reporter in New York, sums up the speculation

A glimpse inside the mind of Sony

Published in Business

 Ever wished you could know more about the thinking behind Sony's new cameras? How does an idea turn into a product?

Sony explains its new 4K codec: XAVC

Published in Technology & Computing

Do we need yet another H.264 - based codec? Sony thinks that we do, and explains why

Sony FS-700 becomes low light monster!

Published in Production

 

Recently I got to speak to Toby Lockerbie who has been able to try a preview of the new firmware upgrade for the Sony FS-700 and the big reveal that I hadn’t heard about before, is that the new firmware brings with it even greater ability in low light! Add a metabones speed booster and the camera really does become a “low light monster!”

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!

 If that sounds like a lot of data, it is, but it's quite possible we'll be making that much with future video formats. This breakthrough from Sony looks like it might solve our storage problems and revive tape at the same time!

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