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Red Ray – 2+ Hour 4K playback for under $1000…from a burnable DVD

Red Ray – 2+ Hour 4K playback for under $1000…from a burnable DVD

On the show floor, I’ll try to clean this up later, but here’s the scoopage: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:Playback device, 4K in, 4K, 2K, 1080p, 720p, or…

Red Scarlet – 3K for $3K…at up to 120fps

Red Scarlet – 3K for $3K…at up to 120fps

Again, I’m on the show floor and working fast, so here’s the scoop on Red’s new professional camera that is high end consumer priced…

Red’s new Epic camera – 5K RAW, 100fps, $40K

Red’s new Epic camera – 5K RAW, 100fps, $40K

OK, I’m on the show floor and furiously typing this up, so this is quick, rough, but info-laden – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: $40K, 5K, 1-100 fps, Super35mm…

RED Ray Introduced

RED Ray Introduced

A full on “hat trick” for Red this morning with 3 major announcements. Welcom to the RED Ray. • Optical disk drive• Play back 4K video from…

Red Announces Scarlett At NAB

Red Announces Scarlett At NAB

RED just announced Scarlet , its promised “pocket professional” camera at NAB. With all of the hype around RED One, this one should take off on its own right…

More New Panasonic Cameras – HMC 150

More New Panasonic Cameras – HMC 150

Panasonic also used the press conference to introduce us to the AG-HMC150 handheld. This unit records to familiar SD and SDHC cards up to 32GB. In HE mode, that…

NAB Exhibits Start Tomorrow

NAB Exhibits Start Tomorrow

Between meetings, booth appointments with vendors, and the crowds, I expect to update NAB news as available. The conferences for Sony and Panasonic were interesting, but not very exciting. I…

Panasonic Intros 2 New P2HD Varicams: 2700 & 3700

Panasonic Intros 2 New P2HD Varicams: 2700 & 3700

Varicam 3700• 1920×1080 recording• 2/3″ 2.2 megapixel 3-CCD imagers• Expected Fall 2008 targeting Feature Films, Episodic TV and more Varicam 2700…

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…

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