RedShark News - Technology & Computing Wed, 02 Dec 2015 03:10:33 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb How real life can trump VFX - even in space Tharr she blows!

As regular RedShark readers will know, space footage is often jaw-droppingly fantastic, but this video is even more so than most because of the way it's composed.

  • Space
  • space photography
  • NASA
  • UP Aerospace
  • YouTube
    ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000
    Why is LiFi suddenly in the news? Data via light

    Visible Light Communications (VLC) technology could soon be transferring data round your home at impressive speeds - all via your light bulbs. But why are we talking about it now?

    • LiFi
    • Wifi
    • Gartner Hype Cycle
    • Visible Light Communications
    • VSL
    • LED
      ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000
      Panasonic aims Toughpad 4K Performance at film production The new Toughpad 4K performance: 20 inches of toughness

      Panasonic’s ruggedised 20in Toughpad was initially aimed at industrial uses, but it’s just had a significant performance boost and a HDMI 2.0 input to make it at home on a film set too.

      • panasonic
      • Toughpad
      • Touchpad 4K
      • Ruggedised
      • Onset monitor
      • DCI 4K
        ]]> (RedShark News Staff) Technology & Computing Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
        Is the iPad Pro really for professionals? Read our comprehensive review The iPad Pro: the one that you want?

        It's been a long time coming, but now we finally have a 'pro' iOS device is it really all that we'd hoped for? K Stewart has been living with one and finds it an important step to something that could be truly great.

        • Apple
        • iPad Pro
        • iPad
        • Reviews
        • iPad Air 2
        • ipad air
        • iPad Mini
 (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
          How to design SSD-based PC video workstations - Part two: using SSDs How to design SSD-based PC video workstations - Part two: using SSDs

          RedShark Replay: Part one of this examination of SSD technology touched on the differences between various types of NAND flash and the impact that SLC, MLC and TLC (3-cell MLC) NAND flash has on pricing. In part two, Guest Author, Leo Waldock, details the next step: coming up with some solid guidelines for selecting a suitable SSD for your workstation.

          • solid state drives
          • SSD
          • Leo Waldock
          • Workstation
          • Desktop
          • laptop
          • Flash
          • SanDisk
          • Intel
          • Samsung
   (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
            Remembering Betamax: a truly game-changing tape format End of Betamax...

            With news that Sony will cease production of Betamax tape, Phil Rhodes take a retrospective look at Betamax and tape in general.

            • Sony
            • Betamax
            • VHS
            • SuperVHS
            • format war
            • Tape
            • VERA
     (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
              CalDigit takes wrappers off new USB C docks CalDigit's colourful new USB-C mini Dock

              With momentum building behind USB Type C — witness its recent alighting on the iPad Pro — there is a chance it could go on to be the next big thing in connectivity. Docks will help that process.

              • USB Type C
              • Macbook
              • Chromebook
              • Docks
              • docking station
              • connectivity
       (RedShark News Staff) Technology & Computing Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                How to design SSD-based PC video workstations - Part one: understanding SSDs SSDs for Workstations?

                RedShark Replay: SSDs are a very good thing. But how do you decide which of the many types you should buy for your new workstation? By Leo Waldock.

                • solid state drives
                • SSD
                • Workstation
                • Samsung
                • Leo Waldock
         (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Sun, 22 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                  Are cameras getting a bit too "DIY" these days? Are cameras getting too DIY?

                  RedShark Replay: It's one thing for cameras to be modular, that's a good thing. But should we really have to design our own custom rig for every new device?

                  • DSLR
                  • Canon 5D Mk III
                  • Canon 5D
                  • Blackmagic Cinema Camera
                  • camera rig
                  • 5D rig
                  • Blackmagic Rig
                  • Blackmagic Camera Rig
           (Simon Wyndham) Technology & Computing Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
                    LIDAR: The world seen through depth LIDAR depth camera

                    Depth-sensing capabilities are coming to the forefront of some camera designs, but LIDAR takes it a step further, by capturing images by depth and depth alone.

                    • depth camera
                    • camera design
                    • technology
                    • LIDAR
             (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000