Video News

  • The Vitec Group Acquires Paralinx

    The Vitec Group Acquires Paralinx

    The Vitec Group's amazing stable of companies has grown once again, this time adding California wireless experts, Paralinx. Paralinx will be rolled into Vitec’s Videocom Division, as part of the Creative Solutions business unit.

  • Nikon Announces D7200 DX-Format DSLR, Plus New COOLPIX and Wireless Mic

    The Nikon D7200 DX-Format DSLR

    Late last night, Nikon announced two new cameras to their DSLR and COOLPIX lineups, including the D7200 DX-Format DSLR, and the COOLPIX P900 long zoom compact camera. The D7200 boasts an impressive 24.2-megapixels CMOS sensor, while the P900 features an insane 83x optical zoom range. Rounding out the announcements was news on the ME-W1 wireless microphone, which should prove a winner with mobile and entry level videographers.

  • Atomos Announces New Shogun Features, Including Avid DNxHR 4K Recording

    The Atomos Shogun

    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 Announces ALEXA Mini

    ARRI Announces ALEXA Mini

    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.

  • Ailing Sony to Spin Off Audio and Video Business

    Sony's current flagship, the Xperia Z3 sports a 20.7 MP sensor

    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.