Welcome to Sony’s online resource for technical information, industry-related news, and updates on the latest products and technology. The Sony Tech Guy and other leading authorities will keep you informed with topicalarticles to help improve your workflow, day-to-day video production, and expand your video and audio knowledge. You’ll also be the first to learn about new product version upgrades and downloads.
Tons of products are geared for the "entry level" professional, but what does that really mean? Who are the entry-level users and what kind of equipment best serves their needs? These are the questions Sony's engineers asked and answered in the process of developing the new HXR-NX100 handheld camcorder, a product that redefines the entry level for today's imaging professionals.
The age of fixed feature lists in professional cameras has yielded to the era of free firmware upgrade paths. And owners of Sony® cameras are reaping the benefits. First Sony delivered on a comprehensive roadmap of upgrades for our CineAlta® cameras. Now we’re expanding the capabilities of the handheld PXW-FS7, PXW-X200, PXW-X180 and PXW-X70. In addition, we’re releasing the promised 4K upgrade license for the ultra-compact PXW-X70 – complete with a special customer loyalty incentive for early adopters.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are discovering an added home field advantage this season, through an A/V system installed by Sony Electronics. Sony’s Solutions Development and Integration group served as the prime contractor, working with system integrator Alpha Video Sports & Entertainment Group to design and install a new video control room using Sony HD broadcast technology that provides the Pirates with additional enhancements to the game presentation.
Disclosure, to comply with the FTC’s rules 16 CFR Part 255 This article was either written by Sony employees or for Sony by an outside contractor. It is intended for the Sony Channel on ProVideo Coalition, which Sony sponsors.
Which Sony Camera is Going to Work Better for Your Production, the PXW-Z100 or PMW-300?I decided to review both of these cameras together. Why? Well because many of the people I have met recently have been looking at both of these cameras as possible options. The price of both of these cameras...A review of both cameras to help you make the right choice
Chernobly Project - A Personal Documentary Project with Sony's 4K FS700 CamcorderMy passion for digital imagery has been with me my whole life. I started in photography when I got my first camera at age 13. It was fully manual so I had to learn how to do it all myself. Then I got into video, using my father’s VHS home video...Showing more than the typical journalistic point-of-view
A 19-day shoot covering more than 35,000 miles requires a very special type of camera. For me that was the FS7 and its servo zoom E-Mount lens (FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS – SELP28135G), which I put through their paces in some very challenging conditions.
Most Read Sony's LiveWire Articles
Shooting a Documentary at a Nunnery in Myanmar with the Sony FS7My Experience with the Sony PXW-FS7K Made Me a ConvertSony cameras help create the supernatural look in “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension”PMW-200, NEX-FS700, plus the α7S used to achieve a first-person “home movie” perspectiveRedefining “entry level”Going professional with Sony’s new HXR-NX100Onward and upgradesNew firmware continues to improve Sony’s handheld camerasCapturing the aftermath of Nepal’s earthquakeWe were documenting the impacts of a devastating natural disaster and once you got out of Kathmandu, you realized the severity of the destruction