RedShark News - Technology & Computing http://www.redsharknews.com Wed, 25 May 2016 10:56:43 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Sony A7S - a camera born for astrophotography http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/1903-the-sony-a7s-a-camera-born-for-astrophotography http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/1903-the-sony-a7s-a-camera-born-for-astrophotography Trona Pinnacles National Landmark, Sony a7S, 50mm at f/4, 12 x 10s stitch, ISO 12800

Replay from 2014: If you thought that the remarkable low light performance of the Sony A7S dovetailed nicely with attempting to take photographs of the Milky Way wheeling above the surface of the Earth, you’d be dead right.

  • Sony A7s
  • Astronomy
  • astrophotography
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    noreply@redsharknews.com (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Sat, 21 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
    Google’s new robotic gigapixel camera http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3490-google%E2%80%99s-new-robotic-gigapixel-camera http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3490-google%E2%80%99s-new-robotic-gigapixel-camera Google's new robotic art camera

    Meet Google’s new Art Camera, one of 20 units the company is building to help digitise the world’s artworks for posterity at enormously high resolution.

    • Google
    • Google Art Cam
    • Ultra high resolution
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      noreply@redsharknews.com (RedShark News Staff) Technology & Computing Wed, 18 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
      The Commodore Amiga: Once upon a time this was what we used to produce digital video http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/2433-amiga-once-upon-a-time-we-produced-digital-video-with-this http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/2433-amiga-once-upon-a-time-we-produced-digital-video-with-this The Amiga 4000 - as used by Warhol

      Replay: A trip down memory lane in the company of the venerable Commodore Amiga 4000, one of the formative machines from the age of digital video.

      • Amiga
      • Commodore Amiga
      • Commodore Amiga 4000
      • Digital video
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        noreply@redsharknews.com (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Sat, 14 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
        Dell's Latitude 12 Rugged tablet is designed for a hard life http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3475-dell-latitude-12-rugged-tablet-is-designed-for-a-hard-life http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3475-dell-latitude-12-rugged-tablet-is-designed-for-a-hard-life Dell Latitude 12

        We take a look at Dell's new tablet that has been designed for rougher-than-normal use.

        • dell
        • Latitude 12
        • Tablet
        • water resistant
        • Review
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          noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Fri, 13 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
          Does new tech really make last year's model obsolete? http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3463-does-new-tech-really-make-last-year-s-model-obsolete http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3463-does-new-tech-really-make-last-year-s-model-obsolete TV graphic by www.shutterstock.com

          Should companies release new cameras every year? Or should they release cameras with longer lifespans at higher cost?

          • camera development
          • camera design
          • Business
          • Apple
          • iPhone
          • Sony
          • RX10
          • RX100
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            noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Tue, 10 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000
            Leyard unveils massive 8K LED display http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3448-leyard-unveils-massive-8k-led-display http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3448-leyard-unveils-massive-8k-led-display Leyard's 8K LED screen

            The 8K LED screen is now a reality, with Leyard's introduction of its gigantic 31-foot display.

            • Leyard
            • 8K
            • Display
            • OLED
            • LED
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              noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
              All about sensors, lenses and depth of field. http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/1657-all-about-sensors,-lenses-and-depth-of-field-major-two-part-article-explains-all http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/1657-all-about-sensors,-lenses-and-depth-of-field-major-two-part-article-explains-all All about Sensors, Lenses and Depth of Field

              Replay: You can't go far without understanding the relationship between sensors, lenses and depth of field, only it's slightly more complicated than you might have thought!. Phil Rhodes makes it understandable.

              • Sensor
              • Sensors
              • Lens
              • lenses
              • Depth of Field
              • DOF
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                noreply@redsharknews.com (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                The start of a different speed of change http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3438-nab-the-start-of-a-different-speed-of-change http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3438-nab-the-start-of-a-different-speed-of-change Fraunhofer's 3D lightfield reconstruction of a girl.

                So, now that the dust has settled, what can we conclude from NAB 2016? Phil Rhodes reckons that we're moving into a period of evolution rather than revolution.

                • NAB Show
                • NAB 2016
                • Sony
                • Atomos
                • HDR
                • High Dynamic Range
                • Lytro
                • Fraunhofer
                • Virtual Reality
                • Dolby
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                  noreply@redsharknews.com (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000
                  AMD launches Radeon Pro Duo and targets it right at VR http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3441-amd-launches-radeon-pro-duo-designed-for-vr http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3441-amd-launches-radeon-pro-duo-designed-for-vr AMD Radeon Pro Duo

                  AMD just released a new Radeon which may be ideal hardware for virtual reality users and content developers. By Leo Waldock.

                  • AMD
                  • VR and AR
                  • Virtual Reality
                  • Fiji
                  • Radeon Pro Duo
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                    noreply@redsharknews.com (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:00:00 +0000
                    Intel Broadwell-E is coming soon http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3398-intel-broadwell-e-is-coming-soon http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/3398-intel-broadwell-e-is-coming-soon The next chip that will power the future?

                    Some time in Q2 2016 we will see the release of the next generation High Performance CPU from Intel that uses Broadwell-E technology. By Leo Waldock.

                    • Intel
                    • Intel Broadwell
                    • CPU
                    • Intel Xeon
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                      noreply@redsharknews.com (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000