It was a busy October for the editors at The Broadcast Bridge. During that month, we published more than 200 feature articles, tutorials, essential guides and new products information. A reader could be excused for missing some of that content, especially in light of the multiple exhibitions and conferences that took place in the same time frame.
Today, the personal computing universe is mostly tied to a choice of hard disk versus solid state drives for data storage. But the differences of the two mediums may not be as clear as many now think.
ELEMENTS will be introducing its Non-Volatile Memory Express storage solution to the US market at the upcoming SMPTE conference. The unit provides up to 80TB of storage capacity and says it handle 8K DPX workflows with more than 20GB/sec, providing both 100Gb Ethernet and 32Gb Fibre Channel connectivity.
At IBC Blackmagic Design announced the public beta of Blackmagic RAW. The new codec combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats. Blackmagic says that its version of RAW is a more intelligent format that gives customers stunning images, incredible performance, cross platform support and a free developer SDK.
Toshiba has announced its UHS-II Exceria PRO N502 SD cards, a new line of memory cards for the European market designed specifically for capturing 4K and 8K ultra-HD video.
Since the company started in 1996, Lexar has been known for high-quality flash memory for videographers and photographers.