Atomos chose BVE 2015 as the launch pad for exciting news about a free firmware update packed full of new features for their 4K Shogun recorder. The update, to arrive at the end of February 2015, will feature, among other things, the implementation of Avid DNxHR 4K recording, playback, play-out and editing for the Shogun.
ARRI has announced the ALEXA Mini, a cube-shaped camera with all of the horsepower of an ALEXA in a much smaller carbon fibre casing. Pros looking for ultimate high-end equipment for use with drones, MoVis and other portable shooting solutions should see this as a strong alternative to the RED EPIC.
In speaking to investors last week, Sony has announced that it will be making changes to return the ailing electronics giant to profitability. Changes include spinning off Sony’s audio and video business into a wholly owned subsidiary. Additionally, Sony mentioned the possibility of selling off their smartphone and television business entirely.
HitFilm 3 Pro is the latest iteration of the combination editing & effects software from England-based tech company FXHOME. Emerging in 2011, HitFilm has seen swift upgrades with each release and now appears in its newest incarnation as a solid competitor of other film editing giants such as Adobe’s Premier Pro and Apple’s Final Cut.
Brandon from LinusTechTips brings us this amazing explanation how Metabones Speedboosters are able to give your interchangeable-lens camera an additional f-stop. That means more light and even shallower depth of field.
Project Ara, Google Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group's development effort toward creating modular Android-based smartphones got a bit closer to realizing their vision this week, as Toshiba rolls out a camera module.