STV 2 Shutting down at the end of June

Sadly, STV is to close its second channel as part of a reorganisation that will result in the loss of 59 jobs. The broadcaster said the loss-making STV2 would close at the end of June, with investment shifting to its main channel and online streaming. While 25 jobs will go at STV2, a further 34 […]

New Auction site to sell your video gear.

Fed up with EBAY and all those fees why not try H Preston Medias new auction site. John Preston “We now have a on line auction site which we are running our selves so many customers have had so many problems with selling on Ebay and so much fraud.  We will advertise Display demo it […]

Apple Faces Patent Lawsuits Over the iPhone’s Dual Cameras

Apple is being sued in two separate patent infringement cases by an Israeli company that’s one of the pioneers of dual camera technology in smartphones. Corephotonics accuses Apple of violating its patents in the dual camera systems found in the latest generations of iPhones. Corephotonics filed an initial lawsuit in November 2017 that focused on the iPhone 7 Plus, and now the Tel Aviv-based company has launched a second claim that includes the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
In 2014, it was rumored that Apple would be launching an iPhone with a groundbreaking “two lens system,” and Corephotonics was
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Watch the World’s Fastest Camera Car in Action

The world’s fastest camera car is a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán dubbed the “Huracam” that was recently modified to have a gyro-stabilized camera rig on its frunk. Here’s a 1-minute video showing what this beast of a camera car can do. The 5-axis gyro-stabilized mount can take any camera and lens combo and keep it stable up to 3000mm and 380 knots. The gimbal has a “slew rate” of 240-degrees per second. Having the Huracan’s speed and power (0-60 in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 180+ mph) allows the driver and camera operator to keep up with other
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Watch the World’s Fastest Camera Car in Action

The world’s fastest camera car is a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán dubbed the “Huracam” that was recently modified to have a gyro-stabilized camera rig on its frunk. Here’s a 1-minute video showing what this beast of a camera car can do. The 5-axis gyro-stabilized mount can take any camera and lens combo and keep it stable up to 3000mm and 380 knots. The gimbal has a “slew rate” of 240-degrees per second. Having the Huracan’s speed and power (0-60 in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 180+ mph) allows the driver and camera operator to keep up with other
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Watch the World’s Fastest Camera Car in Action

The world’s fastest camera car is a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán dubbed the “Huracam” that was recently modified to have a gyro-stabilized camera rig on its frunk. Here’s a 1-minute video showing what this beast of a camera car can do. The 5-axis gyro-stabilized mount can take any camera and lens combo and keep it stable up to 3000mm and 380 knots. The gimbal has a “slew rate” of 240-degrees per second. Having the Huracan’s speed and power (0-60 in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 180+ mph) allows the driver and camera operator to keep up with other
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Invisor from the Apple Mac store £4 (Desktop machines only)

Invisor displays technical information about your video, audio and photo files with ability to compare collected data. Video and audio: detailed info about file’s container and media streams including subtitles and chapters using MediaInfo. Photo: EXIF, IPTC, XMP, GPS and MakerNote tags. Features: Export allows you to save gathered information in different formats: Text, HTML, […]

NAB 2018…BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K £1029

  The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses the same Blackmagic OS as URSA Mini. That means you get the world’s most advanced camera operating system and many of the same professional features found on larger cameras! If you’re just getting started, you can learn how to use the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K today and […]

NAB 2018…More new camcorders from Sony…PXW-Z280 and the PXW-Z190

Sony PXW-Z280 (PXWZ280) 4K CMOS Sensor Camcorder with Variable ND Filter. Sony’s PXW-Z280 4K CMOS Camcorder has superb picture quality thanks to its cutting edge CMOS technology. It also has 4K Resolution, high sensitivity, a newly developed Variable ND Filter, an instant HDR workflow (HLG) and dual MI shoe and 4CH audio recording making this […]

NAB 2018…More new camcorders from Sony…PXW-Z280 and the PXW-Z190

Sony PXW-Z280 (PXWZ280) 4K CMOS Sensor Camcorder with Variable ND Filter. Sony’s PXW-Z280 4K CMOS Camcorder has superb picture quality thanks to its cutting edge CMOS technology. It also has 4K Resolution, high sensitivity, a newly developed Variable ND Filter, an instant HDR workflow (HLG) and dual MI shoe and 4CH audio recording making this […]

NEW for NAB 2018…SONY FS5 v2

The FS5 II offers several new features and refinements over the original FS5. First among these is a re-tuned color science leaning heavily upon the color science incorporated in the flagship Venice camera. Sony claims this will result in a more fresh and vivid look with softer tones and more accurate skin tone reproduction. In addition […]

NEW for NAB 2018…SONY FS5 v2

The FS5 II offers several new features and refinements over the original FS5. First among these is a re-tuned color science leaning heavily upon the color science incorporated in the flagship Venice camera. Sony claims this will result in a more fresh and vivid look with softer tones and more accurate skin tone reproduction. In addition […]

NEW for NAB 2018…SONY FS5 v2

The FS5 II offers several new features and refinements over the original FS5. First among these is a re-tuned color science leaning heavily upon the color science incorporated in the flagship Venice camera. Sony claims this will result in a more fresh and vivid look with softer tones and more accurate skin tone reproduction. In addition […]

Pre NAB…Apple announce ProRes RAW and Closed Captioning

Apple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 million seats. Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes. The […]

NEW for NAB 2018…JVC GY-HC900 422 10bit camcorder

  JVC has announced the GY-HC900 ‘CONNECTED CAM’ broadcast camcorder, which features three 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors for full HD imagery, as well as enhanced connectivity for a complete news-over-IP workflow solution in the field. When paired directly with the optional ProHD Dockable Bridge or via Wi-Fi with any ProHD Bridge unit, the new GY-HC900 […]

Atomos update allows Panasonic EVA-1 to capture 5.7K RAW

Using Panasonic’s EVA1 Super35 cine camera, now users will be able to unlock the true potential of this camera and its low noise sensor by combining it with the Atomos Shogun Inferno HDR monitor/recorder, thanks to the release of Panasonic’s free RAW output upgrade. The results take the camera to another level of performance, giving […]

Atomos update allows Panasonic EVA-1 to capture 5.7K RAW

Using Panasonic’s EVA1 Super35 cine camera, now users will be able to unlock the true potential of this camera and its low noise sensor by combining it with the Atomos Shogun Inferno HDR monitor/recorder, thanks to the release of Panasonic’s free RAW output upgrade. The results take the camera to another level of performance, giving […]