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Russia Today equips first UK studio with Sony tech

Sony Professional has worked with solutions provider CVP to equip the RT News Channel’s new London broadcast facility.

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ARRI AMIRA upgrade announced for UHD future
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ARRI AMIRA upgrade announced for UHD future

A new software upgrade for ARRI’s documentary-style AMIRA camera will allow it to record ProRes UHD files.

Hitachi unveils broadcast 4K UHDTV camera system
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Hitachi unveils broadcast 4K UHDTV camera system

Hitachi Kokusai Electric has developed the SK-UHD4000, a broadcast 4K Ultra HDTV camera system which can use the 2/3-inch B4 mount lenses used in conventional HD broadcast cameras.

Sony launches two new camcorders
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Sony launches two new camcorders

Sony has unveiled two new camcorders ahead of IBC2014.

Brighton local TV selects Panasonic
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Brighton local TV selects Panasonic

Panasonic technology has been chosen by Brighton TV for its studio and locations production needs when the channel goes live later this month.

Granite powered V-mount for Flex4K
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Granite powered V-mount for Flex4K

Blueshape has released a V-mount battery adapter for the Phantom Flex4K that has been approved by Vision Research, along with a new high-rate discharge battery designed for the camera.

Depth sensing cameras for broadcast
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Depth sensing cameras for broadcast

We need more than a series of new graphics tools for Ultra HD, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality production. We need a whole new camera system, argues Bruno Péter György, CEO, Zinemath.

4K lens line up
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4K lens line up

Several new lenses suitable for 4K and Ultra HD production will be introduced at IBC from Fujinon, Zeiss and IBE Optics, while MTF is to release the first lens adaptors for the upcoming AJA Cion camera.

Quicklink Backpack for Dewani trial
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Quicklink Backpack for Dewani trial

The Quicklink Merlin Backlink will be used by South African channel eNCA to cover the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani, which begins in October.

New GoPro Super Hero lens solutions from SeeSense
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New GoPro Super Hero lens solutions from SeeSense

Miniature camera solution specialist SeeSense has announced the availability of the new Ribcage system enabling fitting of C and CS-mount lenses on to GoPro cameras.

Photo-realistic CG humans a decade away
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Photo-realistic CG humans a decade away

Over the last decade, we have seen the subtle but important evolution from simple body motion capture, such as stunt doubles, to full performance capture but we are still a long way from having believable entirely computer-generated movie stars.

Sony mimics eye with curved sensor
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Sony mimics eye with curved sensor

Sony has created curved Exmor R CMOS sensors that have the same curvature as the human retina and should be up to twice as sensitive as a flat sensor.

IO Industries exhibits Flare for 4K
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IO Industries exhibits Flare for 4K

A new compact 4K camera head will be launched by IO Industries at IBC.

 Thales Angénieux in moon missions: 50 years on
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Thales Angénieux in moon missions: 50 years on

Fifty years ago this week saw the Ranger spacecraft take the first pictures of the moon at close range, as part of nine unmanned US space missions.

Sony unveils new 4K-ready PXW-X70 camcorder
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Sony unveils new 4K-ready PXW-X70 camcorder

Sony has unveiled a new 4K-ready XDCAM, the PXW-X70. TVBEurope got an exclusive sneak peek at the new camera at Pinewood Studios yesterday

Grass Valley LDX WorldCam camera
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Grass Valley LDX covers Tour de France

Euro Media employed five new Grass Valley LDX cameras to cover the 101st running of the Tour de France. The LDX WorldCam cameras were used to provi [...] [...]

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. [...] [...]

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

 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.

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