Technology & Computing

News is starting to emerge of a mysterious new 2k raw camera from Radiant Images, the rental house that made available the Novo
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Although we're pretty impressed with 4K, we're absolutely certain that this is the future of television. The resolution is lower, and it's a bit… circular, but there's no doubt that this is how we'll all be watching Netflix in the future
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The birth of a new class of video software. BulletProof: it's designed to be "the other half of your camera".  We interview its creator, Sean Safreed from Red Giant software
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It looks unassuming, but this lump of rack unit kit is part of the future of broadcast. Given that five minutes of uncompressed 8K can take up an entire terabyte of storage, harnessing the power of HEVC to squash it down into something both storable and transmittable is a worthwhile venture. NHK and Mitsubishi have been the first to do…
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Researchers at IBM's Almaden Laboratory in San Jose, California have used a scanning tunneling microscope to move atoms and create the frames of a stop motion animation 
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4K may be the next revolution for for consumer TV but it pales into insignificance compared with the things that the new Kinect can do - and what it will mean for the way we watch TV
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Following on from the impressive demo that Nvidia showed last week, the BBC have made a report about the technology being used to create digital likenesses of actors in Hollywood 
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The BBC has announced that it's abandoning its Digital Media Initiative. This massive undertaking started in 2008 and was suspended in 2012 without being implemented. Costing £ 98M, the BBC Trust  claims that the project has resulted in "little or no assets". What happened, and what's a better way to plan for the future?
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When CDs first appeared in the early '80s, Phillips said they'd give us "Perfect sound, for ever". Well, they don't give us perfect sound, and they don't last for ever. Nor do the recordable versions of optical digital media. In fact, they're a lot less robust. But there's a new option, as Phil Rhodes explains
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We're drilling down to the essence of the difference between analogue and digital. Here's Phil Rhodes' take on this persistent question. It's a fascinating read, and is pretty definitive on the subject
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It's confirmed: the new Xbox is fully 4K-capable. This boosts its credentials as a gaming device and of course as a media hub for the best part of the next decade
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