Virtual Reality (VR) continues to be a curiosity among industry professionals, but has yet to find its “killer app” that would lead to financial success. AT the 2016 IBC Show in Amsterdam, several companies demonstrated 360-degree acquisition systems supporting production of VR content. Yes, the images are stunning (in some cases)
Log gamma recording is available from an increasing number of camcorders and even several DSLRs. When folks buy these cameras it’s a safe bet they are doing so with the intent of using, or at least trying, their new camera’s log option.
At the IBC2016 Show Red Digital Cinema is demonstrating its entire line of DSMC2TM cameras and will have technical staff on hand to provide personal demos. Products displayed include the Red Raven 4.5K, Scarlet -W 5K, Weapon 6K and Weapon 8K VV, as well as the limited edition white
Canon has announced an addition to the XC range of compact hybrid stills/video camcorders. Following in the footsteps of the popular XC10, the XC15 combines the best elements from its predecessor with new features and functionality, including a microphone adapter with dual XLR inputs for professional audio capture, quick
Several broadcasters are starting to produce sports in UHD. Notably Rogers Media in Canada and BT Sports in the UK have sports channels delivered OTT via fibre that have UHD content. It is early days yet for mainstream broadcast as issues around transmission standards as well as HDR are resolved
Canon debuts the long-awaited EOS 5D Mark IV, the latest in the line that launched the video DSLR revolution. Designed originally for news agencies, so that reporters could shoot stills and video with one set of kit, the format was quickly adopted by indie film shooters. The 5D and the