Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q and 7Q+ now include dual-stream functionality. Two SDI signals can be viewed at the same time, or a single SDI and one HDMI, with either input selectable for recording. This dual-stream HD monitoring ability comes courtesy of a firmware update, which also adds additional functionality to the monitor-recorders.
ARRI’s new ALEXA SXT (Super Xtended Technology) cameras feature two 4K in-camera recording capabilities: UHD ProRes (3840 x 2160) for UHD TV imaging and Cine ProRes (4096 x 2637) for supporting the digital cinema specification
The folks at AJA are feeling a little bit of Blackmagic-style with their new product offering, a camera called CION. The CION comes from a company know for hardware, so with a brand new camera for $8,995, AJA joins a pretty exclusive crowd.
OK, apologies for noobness: I'm about to install FCP Studio2 (which includes FCP6, Motion3, Soundtrack pro2, Colr, Compressor3, DVD StudioPro4) on a MacBookPro, purely so I can edit short 30 second silent clips from my Panasonic GH13 (40MBs .mts files): I DO NOT wish to use any fancy effects to bloat up the machine, I only wish to be able to grade the colour a bit, then output small clips in ProRes to upload to a video clip site: