Videomaker's Best Light of NAB 2013 is the Zacuto PlaZma light. It's hard not to like the light from the Zacuto PlaZma light. This technology has been in development for some time with Zacuto, and shipping models are sure to be scrutinized since the plasma element in video lighting is so young.
Videomaker's Best Support of NAB 2013 is the Manfrotto 500 Fluid Head. Manfrotto wants better balance and control with the 500 Fluid Head. The MVH500A 60mm halfball and the MVH500AH flat base both feature a wide base to match the wider base of DSLRs.
ikan has a host of floating camera rigs and new gear to carry your camera. Here's the skinny on a few substitutes for sticks. The EV2 Grip Handles are a pair of actually skinny products, aluminum at their core, and mountable with any 15mm rod.