Canon to Display Prototype of a 4K High-Magnification, Long-Focal Length Broadcast Field Zoom Lens at NABCanon has a long-standing tradition and heritage in manufacturing some of the world's highest quality broadcast lenses for the past few decades and just earlier today the Japanese electronics behemoth announced they are developing a new 4K optimized DIGISUPER UHD field zoom lens specifically designed for UHD capture with broadcast 2/3 inch type cameras.
- The ARRI Amira has been very popular with documentary cameraman and becoming the go-to camera for projects requiring ultimate quality images and a flexible workflow. ARRI are committed to expanding the functionality of their docu-style camera and with the latest firmware update they announced, they are turning the AMIRA into a 4K UHD machine.
ARRI have just released the much awaited SUP 2.0 firmware update package, free of charge, for AMIRA users who already have the 4K/UHD license from the ARRI Shop, which unlocks the UHD capabilities of the ARRI documentary camera. See more details of the firmware update and how it would benefit the AMIRA below.
- Last year at IBC in Amsterdam, Sony announced the large sensor 4K FS7, which proved to be quite the hit for them. We've been taking large numbers of pre-orders from day one, and have delivery quite a few already, but the camera is still not as widely available as Sony and we would like due to the overwhelming demand from owner/operators, rental houses, and production companies eager to get into professional 4K acquisition for a very acceptable price.
- Every year in the beginning of April thousands upon thousands of video professionals and industry folks descend upon the desert oasis and get lost in the lavishness of Las Vegas for the biggest broadcast video trade show in the world – The National Association of Broadcasters Show, or simply NAB Show.
- The team at AJA recently released their some really helpful tips on how to get started wth their brand new camera – the 4K capable AJA Cion. The camera was announced at last year's NAB, and started shipping at year end. AJA have put in a great deal of hard work into the camera and it shows – the beautiful ergonomic design is matched by a powerhouse of internal features ranging from 4K to 2K and HD acquisition in broadcast popular Apple ProRes format.