Andy Stout

Andy has spent over two decades writing about all aspects of the broadcast and film industries for a variety of high-profile industry publications on both sides of the Atlantic. During that time the industry has moved from 4:3 SD to 16:9 SD to HD and now on to 4K HDR. He's getting kind of curious to see where it goes next.

Posts by: Andy Stout

8 July, 2020

France had a national HD TV system as far back as 1949

RedShark Replay: France has always liked to go its own way on technology, but not many remember its pioneering efforts with 819-line monochrome...

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30 June, 2020

Metalenses: Is the future of the lens flat?

RedShark Replay: A new report in the journal Science points the way to a new lens of the future that could revolutionise optics entirely. Individual...

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26 February, 2020

Want to protect your investment? Buy the right camera

Some of these will be worth more than others - just don't get saddled with the camera version of the electric car Much like in the world of the...

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20 February, 2020

You want pixels? Samsung will put 108 megapixels in your phone

The new Galaxy S10 Ultra; you are being captured in 108MP glory Samsung’s new ISOCELL Bright HM1 chip delivers 108MP pictures and 8K videos at 24fps...

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14 February, 2020

Canon gets connected in the cloud promises to move your pictures from camera to cloud and onto your phone seamlessly and automatically is a new service...

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11 February, 2020

So, what was Oscar winner Parasite cut on?

"The artist, not the tools, make the film." has done a commendably deep dive into this year’s Oscars and come up with some genuinely...

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11 February, 2020

Matrox debuts new Quad 4K decoder

Need to decode HDCP streams? The Maevex 6152 could be the answer Need to decode HDCP streams? The Maevex 6152 could be the answer The new Maevex 6152...

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6 February, 2020

Grass Valley sold to ex Avid man’s company

Under new management: Grass Valley has just changed hands again Broadcast kit giant Grass Valley has been acquired by Black Dragon Capitol, a private...

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30 January, 2020

Sony launches two new monitors for 4K HDR production

The two new Sony monitors come in this 24in version and a smaller 18.4in Sony is unveiling launch a new set of high-grade picture monitors from its...

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29 January, 2020

NAMM 2020: Some audio highlights

Forward thinking with retro features; the new MOOG Subsequent 25 The recent NAMM 2020 show concluded at its regular home in Anaheim. Here are some of...

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