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Wacom Launches Cintiq 24HD For Creative Pros

New Cintiq offers spacious 24-inch HD widescreen display

By PVC News Staff | September 13, 2011

Wacom's all-new Cintiq 24HD brings control, comfort and productivity to a whole new level with best-in-class display performance and ergonomic comfort. The Cintiq 24HD is engineered to meet the high-demands of designers, illustrators, animators, video editors and other creatives looking for Wacom's most advanced pen-on-screen experience. It joins the Cintiq 21UX and Cintiq 12WX as part of Wacom's complete lineup of interactive pen displays. Read More


Light Your Greenscreen With Only One Light..?

FloLight Streamlines Greenscreen Shooting with the Cyclight

By Clint Milby (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | September 12, 2011

At IBC 2011 - FloLight debuted their latest creation that promises to be a huge time, energy and money saver: The Cyclight. Imagine, the ease and simplicity of shooting greensscreen with only one light! With the CycLight, you can finally say good bye to tweaking and fumbling with multiple lights. Read More



Adobe announces Carousel - cloud-based image service

By Dan Carr | September 08, 2011

At Photoshop World today in Las Vegas Adobe took the wraps off a new remote photo access / editing program for iOS and MacOS devices. Read More


Gekko to introduce lenslite D-SLR mount at IBC2011

By PVC News Staff (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | August 31, 2011

Gekko Technology, a world leader in LED-based lighting systems for television and film production, announces a new D-SLR mount for its established and successful lenslite. The D-SLR mount allows direct attachment of the lenslite lamphead to Canon 5D, 7D and Nikon D3 cameras. Fixing directly to the base of the camera via the tripod screw, the mount secures 15 millimetre bars which hold the lamphead on axis around the lens. The base of the mount has an additional fixing so the camera/lenslite combination can still be mounted on a tripod, but with the centre of gravity moved forward for stability. Read More


Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 3D With Thunderbolt Technology™ Is Now Shipping

World's first video product with Thunderbolt™ technology allows portable capture and playback with dual link 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI 1.4a and analog video, 10 bit video and dual stream 3D!

By PVC News Staff (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | August 29, 2011

Blackmagic Design today announced the world's first video product with Thunderbolt technology. UltraStudio 3D which allows portable capture and playback with full resolution dual stream 3D support, 10 bit hardware architecture, dual link 3 Gb/s SDI, support for up to 1080p60 in SDI and component analog and HDMI 1.4a connections, as well as full SD, HD and 2K support, is now shipping for only US$995. Read More


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Leica Launches New M9-P Rangefinder and 21mm f3.4 Super-Elmar Lens

Sleeker Digital M Camera and Low Profile Wide Angle

By Dan Carr | June 21, 2011

Leica unveiled an updated design to the venerable M9 this morning in Paris. The new M9-P features a more discreet, classic design forgoing the "Red Dot" in favour of classic scripted Leica lettering engraver on the Magnesium top plate. They also revealed a new lightweight 21mm f3.4 lens that is a perfect match for architecture and landscape shooters. Read More


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Canon Updates Availability of New EF Lenses

Fisheye zoom and super teles are coming this year.

By Dan Carr | May 26, 2011

Canon had previously announced updates to their whole super telephoto line as well as the addition of an 8-15 zoom to the EF lineup. Due to the problems in Japan, release dates slipped but now we have confirmation from Canon USA on the new delivery schedule. Read More


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Sigma Announces Huge Price and Availability of 46MP SD1 Camera

New Foveon Sensor DSLR Ships in June for $9,700 !!!

By Dan Carr | May 20, 2011

A 46MP Foveon sensor negates the need for a bayer matrix or anti-aliasing filter. Sigma's new SD1 is the largest Foveon sensor on the market and it's coming in June. Read More


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Panasonic Announces G3 Micro Four Thirds Camera

Worlds smallest interchangeable lens camera with built in viewfinder.

By Dan Carr | May 12, 2011

Panasonic has launched a new camera in their M 4/3 lineup which is 25% smaller than their previous G2. FULL 1080P video and a 16MP sensor make this an intriguing little camera for the pro who needs something smaller to travel with or carry around on a daily basis. Read More


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PMA Cancels 2011 Photo Trade Show & Moves To Jan 2012

CliQ now adjoined to CES

By Dan Carr | May 04, 2011

The re-branded PMA trade show Cliq, the largest photo trade show on the 2011 calendar, has been cancelled and moved alongside CES in January 2012 in Las Vegas. Read More


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Lowepro Launches New Sport AW Series

Lightweight bags for photogs on the move.

By Dan Carr | May 03, 2011

Lowepro unveils an ultra-lightweight, high-performance backpack design, purpose built for adventure-sport athletes who like to go fast and light with their essentials and camera gear. Read More


World Premier of Norbert Sport Camera/Accessory Mount

By Dorian Gentry (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | April 22, 2011

K-Tek expands its Norbert line of camera support products with the introduction of the Norbert Sport. Perfect for filmmakers wanting a solid, versatile camera mount for handheld shooting, Norbert Sport provides DSLR and small-format high-definition video cameras with comfortable hand-holding and accessory mounting options. Read More


Blackmagic Design Announces HyperDeck Shuttle

By Dorian Gentry (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | April 21, 2011

NAB 2011, Las Vegas, USA - April 11, 2011 - Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Shuttle, an exciting new disk recorder that captures uncompressed 10 bit SDI or HDMI video onto Solid State Disks (SSDs). HyperDeck Shuttle is a compact and portable design that's battery powered so it's designed for recording high quality on location shoots, or for use as a deck with live production switchers. HyperDeck Shuttle is only $345.HyperDeck Shuttle will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design NAB 2011 booth at #SL220. Read More


Blackmagic Design Announces HyperDeck Studio

By Dorian Gentry (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | April 21, 2011

NAB 2011, Las Vegas, USA - April 11, 2011 - Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Studio, a new uncompressed 10 bit broadcast recorder for Solid State Disks (SSD) that features dual slots to allow automatic recording onto the next disk when one record disk fills, allowing unlimited duration recording. HyperDeck Studio is easy to use and combined with the highest quality uncompressed video recording and playback is the broadcast deck for the 21st century. HyperDeck Studio retails for only $995. Read More


Blackmagic Design Announces SmartView Duo

By Dorian Gentry (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | April 21, 2011

NAB 2011, Las Vegas, USA - April 11, 2011 - Blackmagic Design today announced SmartView Duo, a unique dual rack monitor with large 8 inch LCD screens, 3 Gb/s SDI video inputs and centralized network based control to allow easy color matching when used in multi monitor installations for only $695.SmartView Duo will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design NAB 2011 booth at #SL220. Read More


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Cinevate Launches Atlas FLT Slider and Simplis Rig for DSLR Movie Making

New compact, lightweight DSLR gear.

By Dan Carr | April 14, 2011

For NAB 2011 Cinevate have launched several new products including the new Atlas FLT slider and the Simplis support system. Click through to see videos of these new products. Read More



New Firmware Enables 3D HD Video Capture Assist and a Host of New Features

By Dorian Gentry (Via PVC - Pro Video Coalition) | April 08, 2011

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced significant enhancements to the Canon XF305 and XF300 Professional Camcorders, including the ability to configure two units for 3D HD video capture. Canon's new firmware upgrades the XF300-series camcorders to include Canon's 3D Assist Function that allows two units to be easily set up for 3D HD video, as well as an updated Scan Reverse function, Double Slot Recording for instantaneous backup, and the option to disable Relay Recording. Canon will be demonstrating a range of professional applications for the Canon XF305 and XF300, including 3D image recording, at the Company's booth # C4325, at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 11th-14th. Read More


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Nikon Announces D5100 DSLR

New 16MP DSLR with HD Video

By Dan Carr | April 05, 2011

Today, Nikon announced the new 16.2-megapixel Nikon D5100 Digital SLR featuring an articulated 3" display and full HD video recording.{C} Read More


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Lensbaby Announces the new Composer Pro

The Composer Pro delivers ultra-smooth creative control for the most discerning professional photographers and videographers

By Dan Carr | April 04, 2011

Lensbaby announces its newest SLR creative effects camera lens, the Composer Pro. Read More


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Marshall Introduces 3 new LCD Monitors

Great new LCDs for DSLR movie making.

By Dan Carr | April 02, 2011

NAB is nearly upon us and Marshall have released details of some great looking new LCD monitors that will sit nicely with those of you using DSLRs or other small video cameras. Read More