360 Designs will use the 2017 NAB Show to unveil a drone that it says can stream live 6K, 360-degree video and has a range of more than five miles.
The union of IMT and Vislink product lines under the xG Technology umbrella brings an expanded range of video capture, transmit and receive solutions to broadcasters.
BSI launches the ZF-CAM 1080p 50 3G Drone Camera with remote zoom focus and camera control for live broadcast
GoPro’s Karma drone-in-a-box system puts aerial photography within the reach of every budding sky pilot videographer.
Regulatory issues are key to the deployment of drones and the need for a more uniform set of rules has been acknowledged by regulators in the US and UK. While a more streamlined and relaxed regulatory environment would benefit filmmakers in the US in particular, the driver is undoubtedly Amazon which is pushing to rollout autonomous drone deliveries.
Drones have revolutionized the way filmmakers approach aerial work today, allowing anyone to get incredible landscape shots without the need for hiring out a helicopter and pilot, which can be expensive. With a multitude of new production techniques available, however, come new challenges in the world of post production.
For colourist at Yellowmoon Scott Ferguson, delving into these challenges was an integral part of completing the grade on his latest project, Channel 4 documentary Britain at Low Tide. Exploring coastlines all over the UK, the documentary unveils the country’s most fascinating coastal archeology throughout history including Tudor era forts, Thames sailing barges, and even World War II artifacts.