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Lexar Introduces New Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 Card, the Fastest on the Market, to Enable the Capture of High-Resolution Video and Images
Friday, 10/30/15 -- Lexar has introduced the Lexar Professional 2933x and 1400x XQD 2.0 cards, as well as the Lexar Professional Workflow XR2 (XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader) for professional videographers, photographers, and enthusiasts. The Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 is the fastest XQD card on the market today, delivering a dramatically enhanced workflow with the quickest capture and transfer performance available.
RX1R II Camera with 42.4 MP Back-Illuminated Full-Frame Image Sensor
Wednesday, 10/14/15 -- Sony today introduced the latest addition to their acclaimed Cyber-shot RX compact camera line, the full-frame RX1R II (model DSC-RX1RM2). Joining the original RX1 and RX1R cameras in the family of the world’s smallest full-frame cameras, the new RX1R II delivers the highest picture quality of any Sony compact camera ever made. This can largely be attributed to the new camera’s high resolution 42.4 MP sensor paired with its large aperture, fixed focal length ZEISS Sonnar T* 35mm F2 lens, which have been fine-tuned to optimize performance together.
Sony Will Release A7R II Uncompressed 14-bit RAW Firmware Update on October 19, 2015
Wednesday, 10/14/15 -- Sony will release a firmware update on October 19th, 2015 that adds uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture to the acclaimed A7R II full frame interchangeable lens camera. In addition to uncompressed RAW capture, which will become a selectable feature (uncompressed/compressed RAW) within the menu system for updated cameras, the firmware also adds the ability for the A7R II to output video via HDMI during use of the Remote Camera Control software, that enables remote capture from a connected computer.
DJI Introduces the World's First Fully Integrated, Stabilized Handheld 4K Camera
Monday, 10/12/15 -- DJI, the world leader in creative imaging technology, has announced the launch of the Osmo, an integrated camera and handheld stabilizer that opens the creative possibilities of cameras in movement. Using DJI's signature three-axis gimbal stabilization technology, the Osmo eliminates the shake of traditional handheld devices, creating cinematic shots in an easy-to-use, easy-to-set up form factor.
Sony Expands Range of Full-frame Alpha Cameras with the Launch of Ultra-sensitive α7S II
Friday, 09/11/15 -- Sony today introduced the latest addition to their award winning α7 lineup of mirrorless cameras, the α7S II. Offering ultra-high sensitivity and wide dynamic range across the entire ISO range plus 5-axis image stabilization for greater shooting control, the α7S II delivers stunning image quality for photographers who shoot in the most challenging lighting conditions – from the brightest of mornings to the darkest of nights.
DJI ZENMUSE X5: World's First Mirrorless Micro Four-Thirds Camera for Aerial Photography & Cinematography
Friday, 09/11/15 -- Meet the Zenmuse X5, the world’s first mirrorless, compact Micro Four Thirds camera made specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Designed to work with the DJI Inspire 1 ready-to-fly platform, the Zenmuse X5 packs a powerful sensor that’s capable of recording 4K videos at up to 30 fps and capturing still images at 16MP. Equipped with the standard MFT interchangeable lens mount and allowing full wireless remote control over focus, aperture, and more, the Zenmuse X5 lets you shoot the way you want. Welcome to the future of aerial imaging.
Canon Develops APS-H Size CMOS Sensor with the World's Highest Pixel Count for its Size
Wednesday, 09/09/15 -- Canon today announced that it has developed an APS-H-size (approx. 29.2 x 20.2 mm) CMOS sensor incorporating approximately 250 million pixels (19,580 x 12,600 pixels), the world's highest number of pixels(1) for a CMOS sensor smaller than the size of a 35mm full-frame sensor. Video footage captured by Canon's prototype camera outfitted with the approximately 250-megapixel CMOS sensor achieved a level of resolution that was approximately 125 times that of Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) video and approximately 30 times that of 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) video. The amazingly high definition, made possible by the sensor, lets users crop and magnify video images while maintaining fantastic image quality.
Canon Developing Cinema EOS Systsem 8K Camera and DSLR with 120-Megapixel Sensor
Wednesday, 09/09/15 -- Canon today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing a Cinema EOS System 8K camera* and professional-use 8K reference display* that will support the production of next-generation 8K video content, along with a still-image single-lens reflex camera equipped with a CMOS sensor featuring approximately 120 million effective pixels.* Through the Company's proprietary imaging technologies, Canon provides still and video input and output devices that contribute to the development of imaging culture.
Polaroid Introduces Snap Instant Digital Camera at IFA 2015
Wednesday, 09/09/15 -- Polaroid announced the introduction of the Polaroid Snap instant digital camera at IFA 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The newest addition to the brand’s expanding instant digital camera line, the Polaroid Snap delivers the instant simplicity and spontaneity that is synonymous with the brand, with a pocket-sized form factor and affordable price point. In addition to its compact footprint and classic Polaroid instant camera experience, the Polaroid Snap combines digital imaging with the Zero Ink® Printing technology platform to enable users to easily print and share physical photos at the push of a button, while saving their image for easy uploading to a computer and any social media platform.
Ricoh Theta S Unveiled: Most Advanced Fully Spherical Portable Camera
Thursday, 09/03/15 -- Ricoh announced today the release of the RICOH THETA S, the newest model in the RICOH THETA series of spherical cameras that capture 360-degree scenes surrounding the user. Unveiled today in Berlin at IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, the camera features extra-high resolution, fully spherical photos and videos in one simple shot, a live preview function and even greater compatibility with social media platforms.
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