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  • ARRI Announces New ALEXA SXT Camera Model

    New for 2015: The ALEXA SXT

    The pre-NAB announcements out of the ARRI camp keep coming, this time with the announcement of the ALEXA SXT (Super Xtended Technology) line of cameras. The ALEXA SXT takes the best of the ALEXA, ALEXA 65 and AMIRA, and rolls it up into one ultra high end package.

  • Thanks for your help, Freelancer, but our intern owns a DSLR

    Don't be upset if your client gives you the axe. Go get yourself a better tree.

    “Thanks for making videos for us all these years, but our intern has a camera of their own, and we’re going to take it from here.” Whether this exact scenario has happened to you, or something similar, there are ways to deal with it and ways to not deal with it.

  • Meerkat Might be Just the Kick Twitter Needs

    Meerkat - Twitter Video Streaming

    With a wealth of one-trick social sites and apps, and Facebook throwing every tool it can think of at it’s aging infrastructure and waiting to see what sticks, Meerkat is delivering a simple tool that may redefine how many users think of, and use, Twitter.

  • The Force is Strong With This TIE Fighter Drone

    The Force is Strong With This TIE Fighter Drone

    Not that long ago, a gentleman named Olivier C posted a video to YouTube of a Millennium Falcon that he created. A working, drone-powered Millennium Falcon. Well, be prepared to revisit a wretched hive of scum and villainy once again.

    Enter Olivier’s TIE fighter.

  • Creative Pros Will Have to Wait for Larger iPads

    The current iPad family - the Air and Mini

    With Apple’s big announcement day coming up next Monday, those waiting for news of a larger iPad might want to sit this one out. Word on the street is that Apple has delayed production of a 12.9” iPad until September.

  • 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.