Atomos, creator of the popular Ninja and Samurai external monitors/recorders, has announced a new 4K-capable model will be joining their lineup: the Shogun. As the world’s first 12G-SDI and 4K HDMI monitor/recorder, it is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the 4K HDMI output signal from cameras such as the Panasonic GH4 and newly announced Sony a7S. It is also the first recording solution... READ MORE
From the NAB show floor, DJI announced the latest addition to its extremely popular Phantom quadcopter line: the Phantom 2 Vision+. What's new and exciting about the Phantom 2 Vision+? Most notably, the camera. It features a gimbal-stabilized, 14-megapixel camera that shoots Adobe DNG... READ MORE
HP announced two new DreamColor displays today that once again see HP bringing to market critical color accuracy for digital artists, photographers, and videographers—the HP Z27x and HP Z24x... READ MORE
With an eye on form, function, and a user-friendly experience, Milestone is introducing the M10 and M30 Husky series NVRs that were designed with the end-user at the forefront of their minds.
Leading the way in their simplicity-first approach is automatic camera detection and plug-and-play compatibility with a slew of cameras from a wide range of manufacturers, including (but not limited to):... READ MORE
When Logic Pro X was released in 2013, many users breathed a sigh of relief: the DAW was long overdue for a refresh, and some were beginning to worry Apple was going to abandon its flagship music-creation software. Logic X proved that worry wrong, and was released with a slew of new features, not least of which is its entirely 64-bit architecture. Even though the previous version of Logic could... READ MORE
B&H has scored an impressive exclusive—a bundle featuring a Countryman B3 Omnidirectional microphone, clips, windscreen, and a storage case. The standard-sensitivity lavalier mic capsule is moisture resistant, which makes placing it directly in hair or on bare skin easy, without the fear of distortion or “sweat-outs”—where moisture gets into the capsule and causes the mic to malfunction. They... READ MORE
Bose has announced a new addition to its lineup of in-ear headphones that is geared toward those looking for Bose-quality audio in a fresh and colorful design. The FreeStyle Earbuds are available in Ice Blue or Indigo, and are clearly designed for comfort in use as well for Bose’s renowned audio quality. Coupling a lightweight body with Bose’s StayHear ear tips (small, medium, and large sizes... READ MORE
Striving to achieve proper color balance, system-wide, can be quite the task for any photographer or videographer due to so many variables, from capture to editing to exporting. In order to streamline this system and provide heightened and consistent control across all aspects of the process, Datacolor has just announced the... READ MORE
Released on the heels of the a7 and a7R mirrorless cameras, at the end of 2013, Sony has just announced the third model in this series: the a7S. Unlike the previous two models, the a7S, which stands for “Sensitivity,” is built with an entirely different kind of image-maker in mind.... READ MORE
Tokina has unveiled two ultra-wide-angle zoom lenses as part of their new Cinema ATX line. The two lenses, the 11-16mm T3.0 and 12-28mm T3.0, are re-engineered versions of their popular AT-X 11-16mm f/2.8 and 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX lenses, respectively.... READ MORE
Juicedlink, the US manufacturer of on-camera audio solutions, has just announced the development of a new product, the Little DARling Distributed Audio Recorder. This belt-pack-sized device is designed to be worn by the talent and features locking connectors so you can record... READ MORE
Ikan announced a variety of new products, released in conjunction with NAB 2014, and has expanded its camera-support line by becoming the exclusive distributor for E-Image tripod legs and fluid heads.
For those looking for the freedom of a spreaderless carbon fiber tripod, the E-Image 771CT... READ MORE
Modern-day musical synthesizers offer a staggering array of options for control of parameters, note sequencing, and interfacing with hardware sound modules and software DAWs and plug-ins. Among these, the now-ubiquitous MIDI (Musical Instrument Device Interface) protocol has been around since 1983, while the network-optimized, less widely adopted, OSC (Open Sound Control) has been in use since... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Ahead of NAB 2014, Canon announced the XF200 and XF205 camcorders, a 17-120mm CINE-SERVO lens, and added Dual Pixel CMOS AF to the C100.
- Olympus unveiled the retro-styled Stylus SH-1 compact digital camera, and the new Stylus TG-3 “tough” camera.
- GoPro released a few new mounts and accessories, including a dual-camera solution for capturing 3D...
Microsoft has officially announced an update to its already popular Windows Phone 8 operating system, Windows Phone 8.1, at the Build event in San Francisco. This update offers a variety of upgrades including the voice-activated Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Google Now and Apple's Siri. The update also includes a variety of other enhancements, such as an updated web browser, a new camera app,... READ MORE