Ergonomics matters. Professional videomakers need to know that their equipment will help rather than hinder them. But perhaps the most important benefit of good ergonomics lies in good health.
Conventional shoulder-mounted cameras can cause physical problems for news gatherers and other long-term users - who typically work for ten hours per day on average. Sony's new PXW-X400 is designed from the ground up to minimise the health issues associated with extended camera use.