DSC Shows HDR and 2020 Camera Calibration Tools

by Chris Chinnock

DSC was at NAB 2015 showing two very cool tools. One allows you to easily and intuitively measure the dynamic range of your camera. The second allows you to tune the camera to capture …

Tags:Cameras| Colour Grading| NAB 2015

Arri Revises Cameras and Monitors With Partnerships

by Tom Allen

Arri is developing a camera with Imax, it announced at the show. The new camera will be based on the popular 6k Alexa 65 camera, which will be used to film the third instalment …

Tags:Arri| Cameras| Field Monitors| Large Display Monitor| NAB 2015| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Huawei Goes Premium With Metal Body

by Tom Allen

After it was accidentally leaked last month (China’s MIIT Reveals Huawei Flagship), Huawei’s new Ascend P8 flagship smartphone has been revealed at an event in London. As the MIIT announced, the phone has a …

Tags:3G & 4G| Cameras| E Ink| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| phablets| RGBW| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Worldwide

JVC Expands 4KCAM Line-up

by Tom Allen

Three new camcorders were shown by JVC Professional: 35mm, streaming and compact models. They are designed to accommodate various workflows and are able to shoot in DCI-4k. The flagship is the GY-LS300 Super 35mm …

Tags:Cameras| Large Display Monitor| NAB 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Blackmagic Rolls Out Massive Portfolio Update

by Tom Allen

38 new products were launched by Blackmagic Design at the show, although only a few were relevant to us. Last year, Blackmagic introduced a high-end digital film camera called URSA, which was designed to …

Tags:Blackmagic Design| Cameras| Large Display Monitor| NAB 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 17

NAB 2015 Roundup

by Tom Allen

A new series of UltraHD lenses was shown by Fujifilm. The first is the UA80X9, designed for a 2/3″ sensor, with an 80x zoom and optical image stabilisation. The lens covers focal lengths from …

Tags:Cameras| Hitachi| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Lenses| NAB 2015| Panasonic| UltraHD & 4K| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Ikegami to Exhibit 8K and 4K Technology at 2015 NAB Show

by Vanessa Browning

Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will display a wide range of advanced systems and technologies at the 2015 NAB Show. This …

Tags:Cameras| NAB 2015

TV-Film Chooses Ikegami HDK-970A Cameras for OB Truck Ü6

by Vanessa Browning

TV-Film, a Vienna-based company specialising in providing mobile television production services, outside broadcast vehicles and related equipment, has purchased Ikegami HDK-970A and HDK-97A cameras for its Ü6 OB truck. The sale was negotiated by …

Tags:Cameras| Outside Broadcast


NHK and Forza Silicon Present 133 Mpixel 60 fps Image Sensor

by Matthew Brennesholtz

At the recent IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) held in San Francisco February 22 – 26, R. Funatsu from NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories, (STRL) (Tokyo, Japan) and 11 of his colleagues …

Tags:Cameras| Mobile Display Monitor| NHK| Sensors| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 22 - Issue 15

ARRI Announces Compact and Lightweight Alexa Mini

by Vanessa Browning

ARRI announces the new ALEXA Mini, a versatile additional tool in the ARRI ALEXA camera range that combines a compact and lightweight form factor with the same unparalleled image quality that has made the …

Tags:Cameras| UltraHD & 4K

Cricket Cup Broadcast Live in High Res

by Tom Allen

The International Cricket Council has said that the ICC World Cup 2015 will be produced in UltraHD. Seven matches will be broadcast live, using the format, by India’s Star Sports. Analyst Comment I was …

Tags:4k| Cameras| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| VOD in UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 07