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Sony Announces the EX3

Sony Announces the EX3

Sony announces a new sister to the EX1, the new EX3 with interchangeable lenses. You know you’re in a room with tech guys when Miss Universe 2008 walks…

Panasonic Intros AG-HPX 170

Panasonic Intros AG-HPX 170

The press conference for Panasonic went slightly long, but it was full of interesting product introductions. First up: AG-HPX170 P2 HD Handheld1080i HD & SDWidest zoom lens in it…

Blogwad – press releases of interest for NAB 2008

So I’m digging through all 100+ NAB related emails, to figure out what is worth checking out this week. In no particular order, here is cut & paste…

Long, AWESOME interview with James Cameron about shooting 3D

EXCELLENT interview with James Cameron, all about shooting 3D, in Variety. Detailed, GOOD, and dovetails/contrasts nicely with my notes from the 3D panel at NAB I attended yesterday. James…

Tech Tidbits to Assist Your Business

Tech Tidbits to Assist Your Business

At PVC, I’m the business guy. While I’d like to consider myself a writer, anyone that has ever copy edited or even read my work knows…

NAB ’08

NAB ’08

The PVC Staff hits Vegas in full force. To stay on top of the news, releases, and happenings of NAB 08 you can click here: NAB ’08…

Mike’s Notes from Saturday’s Digital Cinema Summit

I got back in late into the 3D panel after taking care of some work on the show floor. Here’s my raw, unfiltered, typos-and-all notes from…

Mike on the scene at NAB

Hey all – just a quick note to let you know I’ll be at the NAB show – today is Saturday, and I’m just sitting down…

Find me at NAB, part 2

I just received my April copy of HD Video Pro magazine, and there on page 54 is my write-up of Element Labs LED lighting technology for the film industry…

Bias in News Reporting

Bias in News Reporting

While in college and majoring in broadcasting (of all things), I spent a great deal of time learning about the bias of News reporting. In summation, we learned that personal…

Traffic Stats

Traffic Stats

If you’ve placed any advertising before, you know that the information you can get from sales reps can vary wildly. I’m not dissing sales reps, instead…

Holy $***!

Swearing: It’s something we all do. OK, not all of us, but a hell of a lot of us (oops, I apologize if the “hell” in…

Litepanels™ Announces New Broadcast Lighting Division

Litepanels™ announces the launch of its new Broadcast Lighting Division. The company incorporates its proprietary light-emitting diode (LED) technology into HD-friendly broadcast lighting fixtures that requires a small…

Uh-Oh.

Word today from Broadcasting & Cable magazine that Microtune, a manufacturer of digital TV tuner components, has been sampling the competitor’s wares and finding them lacking. From the…

Boris Releases Free 3d Relief Plug-In

As part of a promotion for the recently released Final Effects Complete 5, Boris FX is offering one free, fully-licensed plug-in from the set – 3D Relief, a…