NAB 2012 Spotlight: VizTools' HandiZoom - Zoom Controller
Spotlight: VizTools' HandiZoom - Zoom Controller The HandiZoom provides camera and zoom controls to your fingertips, and helps stabilize your shooting. The motorized drive for manipulating the zoom helps ensure a smooth motion. It can also be set at a maximum speed. The HandGrip balances well in one hand,...
NAB 2012 Spotlight: SmallHD's DP7 - Pro Field Monitor
Spotlight: SmallHDs DP7 Pro Field MonitorWe, like many other video professionals, have come to appreciate the products from SmallHD, and theDP7 is another such monitor.There are two versions at the same price, one with high brightness and the other using an OLED. With brightness as great as 1000nit it'll...
NAB 2012: Holographic Storage from hVault
Looking to archive your video productions, maybe your storage needs are reaching massive amounts? It may sound "sci-fi" but hVault presents holographic storage as an option for archiving your video. The company is composed of archival experts and the new venture for maintaining your content is their first holographic...
Atomos Ninja Field Recorder Review
One of the major challenges of videography is the recording limitations. Not only are CF cards expensive and easy to fill, most DLSR cameras won't record a continuous video file longer than 12 minutes. Tape formats on the other hand, such as Mini DV and HDV, add up when...
SanDisk Shows Off 128 GB SD Card and 64 GB iNAND
SanDisk just announced two new products: a 128 GB SD card dubbed the "world's fastest", and a 64 GB iNAND Ultra flash drive using their 19nm process technology. Much like it's rival, Lexar, which also announced a 128 GB SD card due later in the year, SamDisk is also...
Lexar Shows Off 600X SD Cards Capable of 90 MBps Speeds
Much like the rest of the technology world, Lexar announced a bevy of new SD memory cards at CES today and the theme was speed. Lexar has managed to achieve speeds of up to 60MBps or 90MBps with their line of SD cards. This translates to much faster read...
Primera Bravo 4102 Disc Publisher Reviewed
You've just finished an important video project and your clients called to say that they want 250 copies the day after tomorrow. What do you do? There isn't enough time for an online publishing house to have them printed, shipped and delivered before the deadline. You could start cranking...
Petrol Cambio CA002 Camera Carrier/Tripod Bag Reviewed
More than Meets the Eye The Cambio CA002 doesn't initially turn heads. At first glance, it passes as a simple rolling luggage bag. However, the side wheels extend, small wheel chocks rotate down and a tripod leg extends from the frame. The handle rises 52 inches and supports a micro-fluid...
Wacom Cintiq 21UX Interactive Pen Display Tablet Reviewed
Efficiency. A word which defines the goal of every video editor, holds the key to a successful video business, and at the same time can be astoundingly difficult to achieve. Thankfully with the ever-changing landscape of technology, an efficient video editing workflow is quickly becoming a real possibility. Improvements...
Maxell iVDR VC102 Direct-to-Disk Video Capture Adapter and Nexto NVS 2500 Video Storage Pro Review
When you need to do a lot of shooting in the field, you might need more than a plethora of 60-minute tapes or memory cards to get you by. This review looks at two types of portable storage and recording devices to help your production continue smoothly without a...