Phottix Introduces Nuada VLED Lighting Series

The LED lighting solutions are designed for video, portraiture and product photography
LED lighting
Phottix Nuada P VLED Light Phottix builds upon its original VLED lights with the introduction of a new series of continuous LED lighting solutions, the Nuada VLED Video LED Light. There are currently two models in the line—the Nuada S VLED ($85), suitable for video work, portraiture or product photography, and the Nuada P VLED ($95), a strip-style... Read more

Synology DiskStation DS418play NAS

The 4-bay network-attached storage device features a new dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time
media storage
Synology, maker of a wide series of storage solutions, has just released the new DiskStation DS418play. The 4-bay network-attached storage device updates the previous model, with a new Intel Celeron dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time simultaneously. The result is 4K video that can be... Read more

GoPro Announces HERO6 Black

The new camera features a custom-engineered GP1 processor, 4K 60 and 1080p 240 video capability and improved video stabilization, all designed to deliver higher-quality images
GoPro cameras
We’re at GoPro’s global launch event today updating live, and the big news is the introduction of the HERO6 Black camera. Also announced are an updated Karma drone, the official launch of the Fusion 5.2K spherical camera and new accessories. The new HERO6 features a custom-engineered GP1 processor, 4K60 and 1080p240 video capability and improved... Read more

GoPro Launches 5.2K Spherical Fusion Camera

Originally introduced as part of a pilot program, the mountable, waterproof camera is available globally
spherical cameras
GoPro is holding its global launch event in San Francisco, and we’re here as the new HERO6 Black makes its debut, along with the official release of the Fusion camera, a feature update to the Karma drone and the introduction of new accessories. The 5.2K spherical camera was originally introduced as part of a pilot program, and now the Fusion is available... Read more

GoPro Updates Karma Drone

Featuring two new Auto modes, the drone is compatible with the just announced HERO6 Black camera
drones
We’re at GoPro’s live launch event in San Francisco, and while the big news is the introduction of the HERO6 Black camera and the officially launched Fusion 5.2K spherical camera, the compact, portable Karma drone is getting an update. Compatible with the HERO6 Black, the Karma has two new Auto modes: Follow mode follows the Karma Controller, framing... Read more

Chimera Announces New Lanterns For ARRI SkyPanel S30 And S60 LED Lights

The versatile lighting solutions are on display at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam
lighting accessories
Chimera Lighting’s ARRI SkyPanel S30 Small Lantern 1851 Smaller, lighter and more versatile lighting options—including ARRI’s SkyPanels—have revolutionized how cinematographers and lighting directors are visualizing their scenes. And, at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, Chimera announced new lanterns for the ARRI SkyPanel S30 and SkyPanel S60 LED soft... Read more

ARRI Showcases New Products At IBC 2017

The SkyPanel S360-C, SkyLink wireless system, Stabilized Remote Head SRH-3 and Master Grips Basic Set are introduced at this year’s show in Amsterdam
ARRI
ARRI SkyPanel S360-C ARRI is showcasing a number of new products at IBC 2017, in addition to continuing the celebration of the company’s 100th anniversary. The SkyPanel S360-C, SkyLink wireless system, Stabilized Remote Head SRH-3 and Master Grips Basic Set have been introduced at this year’s show in Amsterdam, giving creative professionals the... Read more

Sony Announces Three 4K HDR Camcorders

Sony leads the 4K market and bolsters its position with the introduction of the NXCAM HXR-NX80, XDCAM PXW-Z90 and Handycam FDR-AX700, its first camcorders with Phase Detection AF
video camcorders
In the electronic news-gathering cycle, the journalism video space, lots of people use their still cameras, and that’s why they’ve remained popular. But there’s still a need for camcorders with additional full-fledged video features for multi-camera setups and producing HDR. Those features give photographers and videographers a better range, while... Read more

ARRI Celebrates Centennial

The anniversary was marked with an event in Munich, plus The Filmmaker’s View, a series of interviews with 250+ filmmakers and industry leaders, including Ang Lee, Francis Ford Coppola, Judith Kaufmann and Wim Wenders
ARRI
Pictured from left to right: Franz Kraus (ARRI), Bavaria’s Minister of Media Ilse Aigner, Mayor of Munich Josef Schmid, Moderator Nina Eichinger and Dr. Joerg Pohlman (ARRI). Photo credit: ARRI/Bernd Wackerbauer ARRI celebrated its 100th anniversary with a special event at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, with guests including clients and partners... Read more

Fiilex Introduces C360 Series Compact Studio LEDs

Designed for small- to medium-sized studios, the broadcast-quality C360 and C365 light fixtures are compatible with a variety of accessories
LED lights
Fiilex has introduced the C360 series compact studio LEDs—the C360 and C365. Designed for small- to medium-sized studios, the broadcast-quality, clamp-mount C360 series light fixtures can accommodate a variety of accessories, such as diffusers, two-inch Fresnels, gel holders and honeycombs. The 90W tunable LEDs feature a CRI of 95+ and a TLCI of 97+,... Read more

Canon Announces 4K Reference Monitor

The 24-inch DP-V2411 4K HDR1 Reference Display features high, stable luminance and 12G-SDI ports, allowing the set to display 4K 60p footage with only one cable
Canon’s newest reference monitor, the DP-V2411 4K Reference Display, is a 24-inch 4K set that can display HDR content, boasts high, stable luminance and 12G-SDI ports, allowing the device to display 4K 60p footage with only one cable, instead of a more traditional four-cable setup on a device with 3G-SDI terminals. The company said the display has... Read more

Canon Announces Three Compact 4K Video Camcorders

The new Canon XF405, XF400 and VIXIA GX10 pack high resolution, a larger sensor and better image quality in the line of compact camcorders
Canon XF405 4K UHD Camcorder
Canon XF405 Canon has announced the new XF405 4K UHD Camcorder, the XF400 UHD Video Camcorder and the VIXIA GX10 4K UHD Camcorder, a trio of devices with similar features and a large, 1” sensor. In a press briefing last week, the company described the design of the camcorders as being perfect for the ENG, wedding, sports and documentary videographers,... Read more
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