Today, Vitec Group brands Sachtler and Vinten introduce Flowtech 75 - an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers.
This year, IBC 2016 was not short on new lens announcements, that's for sure. However, one of the most anticipated and hottest announcements from the show came from Japanese lens maker SIGMA, who up until now have been manufacturing primarily photographic lenses. At IBC 2016 in Amsterdam, Sigma announced they will release a new lineup of cine lenses including primes and zoom lenses in early 2017.
With the release of the latest firmware version 4.0, the Panasonic Varicam LT can now output 4K Raw up to 30p via a single SDI, or 4K/60p via Dual-link SDI to a compatible external recorder. At the moment those are the Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ and the Atomos Shogun Inferno. The firmware update is free of charge for Varicam LT owners.