Monday, April 08, 2013

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Sony News at NAB 2013 | sonyelectronics | YouTube
Sony didn't really announce that much it seems - other than the pricing for the 4K 65" and 55" monitors:
A quick round-up of the newest products and technologies that Sony announced at NAB 2013. For more real time updates from the show, follow #SonyNAB

Sony announces compact 4K digital cinema camera. | Jason Wingrove | Propic
Sony may be showing a prototype of a compact 4K camera, but I don't think they announced it/

The new Sony PMW-400 | HD Warrior
Sony’s new PMW-400 shoulder-mount camcorder is the latest addition to its widely used XDCAM HD422 line-up. Ideal for live production or ENG, the new camcorder uses a 2/3-inch Exmor™ Full HD 3CMOS sensor to capture beautiful images with high sensitivity1 and low noise.

Sony Sues RED for Patent Infringement by RED ONE, EPIC and Scarlet Camera
| ERIC REAGAN | Photography Bay
On the eve of NAB 2013, Sony released a statement that it has filed suit against RED for infringing on seven of its patents.
On April 5, 2013, Sony Corporation (“Sony”) sued Red Digital Cinema (“Red”) for infringing 7 of Sony’s patents in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Sony believes that the Red ONE, EPIC and SCARLET cameras, various digital still and motion camera modules, and various accessories such as the REDMOTE infringe our patents.

Sony show prototype 4K DSLR in Cinema EOS style future camera range based around full frame | EOSHD
Sony have revealed two very early prototype cameras at NAB. They are hybrid stills / video cameras from the pro A/V division in Japan. One is a DSLR style camera with what looks like a PL mount. Sony is also committed to developing a range of full frame cinema prime lenses.

Sony Announce Prototype Professional 4K OLED MonitorsCinescopophilia
Sony’s latest innovations in professional display technology include the development of a new 4K professional OLED monitor and a new series of OLED monitors with wider viewing angles and significantly reduced color shift.

Editors Lounge 2013 Pre Nab Part 1 | Art of the Guillotine
Editors' Lounge presents the 10th Annual Pre-NAB Discussion Panel with Debra Kaufman and featuring Terence Curren, Michael Kammes, Dan Lebental and Mark Raudonis discussing the current state of post-production, looking at what to expect for this year's NAB and peering ahead to trends for 2013 and beyond.

Avid Media Composer 7 Extends Real-time Production Everywhere | Studio Daily
Avid fighting back with a new release and a lower price:
Industry’s preeminent nonlinear editing solution now available for $999; New release simplifies and accelerates file-based workflows, and offers Mac support for Interplay Sphere

| NEWS Shooter
One of the most eagerly awaited cameras this year has been the new KineRAW MINI. The diminutive RAW camera is a scaled down version of the company’s S35 model – it shares the same sensor and 2K RAW capability, but loses Cineform onboard encoding and SDI output.

First footage from the new Phantom Flex4K - "Let me know when you see Fire"
| Gregory Wilson | Vimeo
Director Brendan Bellomo and I were asked by Vision Research and Abel CineTech to shoot the first test footage with the yet to be announced Phantom Flex4K Digital Cinema Camera. The camera was a little more than a week old and still in its Alpha Proto-type stage when we got our hands on it.

- First footage from the new Phantom Flex4K - "Let me know when you see Fire" from Gregory Wilson on Vimeo.

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