Sony has announced the world's fastest SD cards with write speeds of up to 299 MB/s, which should be plenty for even the most demanding 4K recording. The new Sony SF-G Series SDXC cards are planned to be available in Spring 2017.
Rode Microphones's parent company Freedman Electronics is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and to commemorate this event, Rode is slated to release a bunch of new exciting microphones in addition to their latest generation on-camera microphone for DSLR and compact camera users called the Rode VideoMic PRO+ later in 2017.
SIGMA recently announced the pricing for their High Speed Cine Zoom lenses, the 18-35mm T2 and the 50-100mm T2, which will start shipping in December in North America for $3,999 each. UK and EU pricing as well as availability has not yet been announced. The company is also yet to announce pricing on their Cine Prime lenses that were announced at IBC 2016.
Zeiss Introduces Lightweight and Affordable LWZ.3 21-100mm/T2.9-3.9 T* Super 35 Zoom Lens with Interchangeable Mounts
Zeiss have announced a brad new Lightweight Zoom - LWZ.3 with a very decent range - 21-100mm T2.9-3.9 with Super 35 sensor coverage and Interchangeable lens mount system for maximum flexibility. Documentary and wildlife shooters in particular should take a look at this lens as the lens not only features a good range of focal lengths, but is also quite affordable - at just over £7000 + VAT.
Legendary tripod manufacturer Sachtler announced their latest addition to their successful FSB medium range tripod line-up - the new FSB 10. This is quite a major announcement as the FSB 10 is the first 100 mm fluid head in the FSB line. This means the FSB 10 is able to support up to 12 kg/26.5 lbs in payload making it perfect for medium sized cameras like the Sony FS7, Canon C100 Mark II, C300 Mark II and similar.
Sony just announced a version 2 of their highly successful and BVM-X300 4K OLED Master Monitor, which delivers incredible image quality for mission critical picture control. Version 2 of the BVM-X300 will include an HDMI input for easier connection with video cameras and blu-ray players, in addition to a 2nd 3G-SDI 4K Input for easier system integration.