IMAX cameras film Star Wars: Episode VII
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IMAX cameras film Star Wars: Episode VII

IMAX has confirmed that its cameras will be used in the filming of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII

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24fps here to stay unless Avatar 2 jump-starts cinema (again)
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24fps here to stay unless Avatar 2 jump-starts cinema (again)

With the advent of digital cinema the movie industry is finally able to shift away from production and playback techniques that date back almost a century, yet silence has fallen on one such development – higher than 24fps rates.

FIFA World Cup Final filmed in 360° Ultra HD
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FIFA World Cup Final filmed in 360° Ultra HD

The final of the 2014 World Cup was captured in 360º and in Ultra HD on the OmniCam developed by the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. [...] [...]

 Cinemartin introduces FLEC universal baseplate
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Cinemartin introduces FLEC universal baseplate

Cinemartin has announced the release next month of FLEC, the universal 15mm base plate for cameras and camcorders, video and photo.

Single camera and single pixel 3D research
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Single camera and single pixel 3D research

At last week’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, the Creative Cameras teams from Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University and the University of Glasgow showed two new methods of achieving 3D imaging using just a single camera, or even just a single pixel.

IP-enabled cameras needed to accelerate Ultra HD production
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IP-enabled cameras needed to accelerate Ultra HD production

IP technology is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite among broadcasters for Ultra HD production of live events, with IP-enabled cameras a key missing link.

15 billion frames per second
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15 billion frames per second

A camera fast enough to see light travelling through the air and even see around corners has been developed by researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Compact cameras crave a slice of the action
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Compact cameras crave a slice of the action

David Fox goes smaller, faster and higher to find out what’s new in compact cameras for sports, drama, documentary or news use.

Fujifilm captures history in 4K
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Fujifilm captures history in 4K

Action from the tennis Grand Slam centre court was recently captured in 4K for the first time by Euromedia France, using Fujinon Cabrio lenses.

Transformers 4 first to use 65mm IMAX 4K 3D camera
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Transformers 4 first to use 65mm IMAX 4K 3D camera

IMAX has developed the first fully integrated dual 65mm 4K digital large-format 3D camera and it's already seeing action on Transformers: Age of Extinction.

LMC’s Antelope delivers handball finals at high speed
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LMC’s Antelope delivers handball finals at high speed

Cologne-based production specialists Wige and LMC (LiveMotionConcept) provided three Ultra Slow Motion systems for the European Handball Federation’s Final Four Champions League in Germany.

Red’s Dragons to swoop into broadcast
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Red’s Dragons to swoop into broadcast

Red Digital Cinema is to unleash the Dragon sensors in its Epic and Scarlet cameras on the broadcast world, with a new Red 4K Broadcast Module that will offer live 4K output.

Isle of Man TT captured by Camera Corps for North One Television
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Isle of Man TT captured by Camera Corps for North One Television

Over 25 cameras and solid-state recorders captured the excitement of Isle of Man Tourist Trophy motorcycle races during the two-week event.

Panasonic announces camera update
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Panasonic announces camera update

Panasonic has launched a successor to the AG-AC90 camera recorder.

Sony announces XDCAM addition
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Sony announces XDCAM addition

Sony has announced that a new addition to its XDCAM Series of handheld solid-state memory Camcorders is in development, and is set to be made available this year.

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Procam donates to MAMA Youth Project

UK broadcast hire company Procam has donated £100,000 worth of HD equipment to the MAMA Youth Project. The project aims to give disadvantaged young people hands-on experience with broadcast technology.

360º video tested at Roland-Garros
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360º video tested at Roland-Garros

LiveSphere, the 360º broadcast video application under development in France, has been tested during the Roland-Garros tennis tournament.

Litepanels launches ASTRA
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Litepanels launches ASTRA

Building on the company's original 1x1 fixture, the ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color offers a light output that is up to four times brighter than the company's traditional fixture.

Delegates arrive at Beyond HD Masters 2014
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Beyond HD Masters conference: 4K lives, but content still king

Yesterday, TVBEurope held its annual Beyond HD Masters Conference. This year’s event underlined just how far and how fast the industry has travelled in the last year.

Sony adds to XDCAM line-up
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Sony adds to XDCAM line-up

Sony has launched the PXW-X160, the latest addition to its XDCAM Series of professional camcorders

4K becomes affordable
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4K becomes affordable

The rash of affordable 4K cameras and the ease of set to post workflow will make Ultra HD an attractive origination format for producers, writes Adrian Pennington

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