DJI today released their friendliest flying camera, or drone, yet, with the DJI Phantom 3 Standard. Joining the Advanced and Professional versions of the popular craft, the Phantom 3 Standard looks to draw new, more casual pilots to the UAV game.
The search for greater resolution in an affordable monitor has culminated with BenQ’s new 27-inch “design monitor,” the BL2711U 4K UHD display. It is aimed at professionals, as well as those enthusiasts looking to bring a 3840 x 2160 resolution to video, CAD/CAM, animation, and graphic image manipulation.
Professional and enthusiast shooters alike will look with extreme affection on the new AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR — it improves in nearly every way on its iconic predecessor when it comes to sharpness, speed, control and physical durability.
True to its announcement at NAB 2015, Fujinon Camera is now shipping the first two of their 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses designed for broadcast use; the UA22X8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens.
Those longing for the features of Blackmagic Design’s (nearly) $1,000 DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio take heart — the Resolve 12 version is now available as a free public beta. Compatible with Mac and PC, this is a professional editing system for projects in standard-, high- and ultra HD-definition and its enhanced color correction and finishing capabilities was first described at the NAB show earlier this year.
4K cameras needn’t be big or bulky, at least not if you’re handling Z Camera’s E1 4K UHD Interchangeable lens camera. The E1 is the first 4K small form factor camera and has a die cast magnesium housing, 2000mAH customized battery and a weight of less than a ½ pound.
Samsung thinks that their virtual reality thriller, “Gone,” will do just that. It’s designed to be viewed through the Gear VR — a VR headset, which uses a Samsung smartphone as the delivery mechanism for viewing video.