Canon has unveiled two new Full HD professional camcorders, as well as a new CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95-3.9 lens in both EF and PL mounts. Along with these new products, Canon has also announced that an upgraded version of the EOS C100 will be available, featuring Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.
XF200 / XF205 HD Professional Camcorder ... READ MORE
When the FCC isn't battling Verizon over 'net neutrality, they're voting unanimously to open up 100MHz of the wireless spectrum for unlicensed Wi-Fi use. The 100MHz will come from the lower end of the 5GHz band, previously held by satellite phone companies. It will help alleviate the heavy congestion often found on existing public Wi-Fi networks, such as those at convention centers, stadiums, and... READ MORE
Azden, a name well established in the field of portable wireless microphone systems, has announced two new products aimed squarely at event videographers and ENG users whose audio requirements have outgrown the built-in microphones found on video cameras and smartphones.
First up is the WDL-... READ MORE
There’s no doubt the new Mac Pro is an impressive engineering feat. Packing workstation-class processors and dual workstation GPUs into a small device without any performance compromises is quite a technical accomplishment. If you never really used the internal PCIe expansion slots on the old Mac Pro tower, you will be well served by the new Thunderbolt-based Mac Pro. However, this radical new... READ MORE
Each generation of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S phone is met with high anticipation and excitement. Feature sets, image renderings, and possible specifications usually hit the rumor mill at the turn of the new year, with industry insiders and consumers alike anxiously awaiting an official press release and subsequent spring product launch. Luckily, Samsung is up to the task: with each new model... READ MORE
Though many of the microphones in Shure’s SM series, such as their SM57 and SM58, are considered to be staples both live and in the studio, Shure is clearly not content to let the reputation of the SM series be based solely on earlier accomplishments. To that end, the company recently made two additions to the SM lineup, in the form of headset and lavalier mics.... READ MORE
Panasonic has announced a new wearable point-of-view camera, the Panasonic HX-A500, another contender in the rapidly growing field of action camcorders such as the GoPro and Sony Action Cam. The HX-A500 brings to the table (or river or mountain) features such as high quality 4K recording using the Crystal Engine Pro+ engine, so that your memories are not plagued by low resolution or missing... READ MORE
B&H is pleased to announce the arrival of the HTC One M8 International 16GB Smartphone, which is expected to start shipping early next month. The One M8 is the successor to the One M7 and features a number of updates, including a 5" Super LCD3 screen, as well as a unique "Duo" camera system with depth sensor, a first for... READ MORE
Expanding on the success of two popular lines of their Stylus digital cameras series, Olympus has announced the new Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera and the Stylus TOUGH TG-3 Digital Camera. In addition, they have released several new accessories to go with these cameras.
Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera
The Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera is available in... READ MORE
This week in the news...
- Panasonic announced a new lens that's just a little too thick to call pancake: the new Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH.
- Lectrosonics unveiled a compact line of battery-powered wireless mic systems that provide prime-time TV sound quality in a camera-mountable form factor: the new L Series.
- Nvidia unleashed a really powerful graphics...
Nvidia just unveiled their new top-of-the-line GeForce card, which is aimed at high-end gamers and other users looking for a GeForce card with the best possible GPU performance in the least amount of space. The new GTX Titan Z card features two GK110 GPUs housed together on one card. The GK110 GPU is the same one found in the current top-of-the-line GeForce card, the... READ MORE
Lectrosonics, the US-based manufacturer of wireless systems that professionals in film, broadcast, and theater rely upon daily, has announced three new products in their “Large Bandwidth” series of wireless microphone technologies. The additions include two hybrid digital wireless beltpack transmitters: the L Series LMb and LT, as well as a single hybrid digital miniature wireless receiver: the L... READ MORE
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- Samsung announced the NX Mini, the world's most pocket-friendly mirrorless camera system
- Rokinon unveiled an entire fleet of new still photo and cine lenses
- The Apple iPad 2 was finally discontinued, and the iPad 4 was reintroduced
- The Sony Alpha a7, a7R, and the Nikon D4 all received firmware updates
Rokinon has announced several new manual focus lenses for both still photography and HD video capture. Starting with the photo lenses, there is the new second-generation 8mm f/2.8 for mirrorless cameras, a 10mm f/2.8 lens for mirrorless and APS-C format DSLR cameras, and a 12mm f/2.0 lens for mirrorless cameras. Also for photo are new Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mounts for existing 24mm f/1.4... READ MORE