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Sony F5 Gets Official 4K (Paid) Upgrade

The official response by Sony to the 4K “Hack” of PMW-F5 is called CBKZ-55FX. In short, this is a 4K upgrade option that enables XAVC 4K/QFHD recording and playback on Sony PMW-F5, thus appeasing F5 owners for the time being. This option will be activated by a license

Sony PXW-FS7 4K Slow-Motion Camera Announced

The new Sony 4K XDCAM camera, which turned out to be one of the worst kept secrets in the industry with leaked photos and spec more than a week ago, has finally been unveiled at IBC 2014. The camera that had a lot of F5 owners displeased

IO Industries Launches 4KSDI Compact 4K Camera at IBC 2014

“Size matters”? It’s not always true. IO Industries, a Canadian outfit, specialise in the production of cutting-edge small form-factor cameras for professional broadcast/cinema/video productions. Adding to their 2KSDI compact camera head, IO Industries announces their new “4KSDI” a 4K remote camera head designed to fit anywhere on

Stunning First Footage from the 4K Varicam

Just days before IBC 2014, Panasonic drop the first official footage from their highly-awaited 4K flagship camera – the 4K Varicam 35. The demo reel footage, directed by Michael Cioni of Light Iron, features breathtaking landscapes, luscious studio interiors, high dynamic range scenes, sports, and vivid nature shots

Panasonic Announces New HC-X1000 4K Semi-pro Camcorder

It is early September 2014, which means IBC is almost upon us. In the weeks before the event we’re bound to see a few new camera announcements. This year it has actually been a rather plentiful year, and we’ve been a bit spoilt by a landslide of new camera

ARRI Announces 4K (UHD) ProRes Upgrade for the AMIRA

It is that time of the year again – IBC 2014 is just around the corner and the world of professional video and lighting equipment is kicking off in high gear. Sony have already bombarded us with an onslaught of new camera releases (probably a record for