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HITACHI Z-HD5000 Cameras Elevate Tsongas Center At UMass Lowell  Furthering its commitment to delivering high-quality entertainment experiences, the Tsongas Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell ("UMass Lowell") has expanded its complement of Z-HD5000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd.Read More >>

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Ikegami Launches UHK-435 Camera At IBC2017
Ikegami has announced that it has launched the latest addition to its UNICAM XE series the UHK-435. Alongside this Ikegami will exhibit a range of updates to its existing product line at IBC2017, taking place 14th – 19th September, at the RAI, Amsterdam. The UHK-435 is the world's first 2/3-inch 3-CMOS sensor 4K/HD studio camera.
'The First Real Measurement Tool You Have Been Waiting For'
Having "caused a sensation" with its 3D depth measurement system with touch screen, Qinematiq, have announced the second generation of the focus pulling tool has been presented at the NAB and will be ready to ship at IBC. The device is now not only smaller and lighter, but also measures faster and even more accurately. In addition, it is priced much cheaper. Instead of 1.
KOWA Anamorphic Evolution Lenses By P+S TECHNIK
P+S TECHNIK have announced the remake of the vintage KOWA Anamorphic lenses, with sample lens to be displayed at NAB Show. The P+S TECHNIK Anamorphic Evolution lenses are based on the original optical design of the KOWA Anamorphic and the P+S TECHNIK's sturdy, but rehousing for KOWA Anamorphic lenses.
Canon Europe Launches EOS C200
Canon Europe has launched the EOS C200, the latest addition to the Cinema EOS range. Offering exceptional creativity and flexibility, the new 4K compact digital cinema camera is perfect for a broad range of imaging professionals.
A New Breed Of High-Speed POV Camera Optimized For Live Sports
High-speed cameras are exciting tools for adding production value to live TV broadcasts, particularly for sports, says Edd Bonner, VP of Engineering and Operations at Bexel. Viewers love their high-frame-rate (HFR) replays, and in turn broadcasters are driving the demand for high-speed, POV cameras that can provide the real-time processing they need for live sports.
NASA Produces First-Ever Live 4K Video Stream From Space
NASA has produced the first-ever live 4K video stream from space during the 2017 NAB Show. 'Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future with NASA and Hollywood' took place on Wednesday, April 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
Check Your Lenses With LensChecker
Designed to fit in a trolley case for easy transportation the LensChecker is still offering the maximum options for lens evaluation of cine, stills and vintage lenses, up to full frame format (Image Circle). The LensChecker is a small, compact and mobile tool to evaluate lenses by projection.
Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera
Blackmagic Design have announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K, a new professional camera that combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features of a traditional broadcast camera. URSA Mini Pro features a massive number of tactile control buttons, switches and dials that make it faster to use, built in optical ND filters, a new interchangeable lens mount, dual CFAST 2.
Do We Trust Our EVF?
Recent experiences have led me to question the qualities camera operators and Directors of Photography (DoPs) expect from EVF, viewfinders and monocular loupes. Having owned and operated Panasonic cameras for many years I am a fan of the so-called Varicam look, so the arrival of the Varicam 35mm sensor format was of great interest. By Sean Russell, Freelance Lighting Cameraman.
RED Have Done It Again With The RED EPIC-W 8K
With the largest inventory of digital cinemas in the world, it's always hard to purchase every new camera release and still turn a profit. After all, we are a rental house so we need to stock cameras that productions need. RED now boasts a rather inflated and confusing line up, but the RED EPIC-W 8K was something we couldn't wait to get our hands on.
RED Digital Cinema Heads To BSC Expo
At BSC Expo 21017, RED Digital Cinema will demonstrate its DSMC2 range including the RED EPIC-W and WEAPON 8K S35, both of which feature RED's newest sensor HELIUM. Other RED cameras will also be on display in the Cirrolite, Cooke Optics, Fujinon, Schneider and Zeiss booths.
Canon Announces BSC Expo Range
Canon UK is to demonstrate its new 4K camera, the EOS C700, at BSC Expo and BVE 2017 next month. Launched in September 2016, the the EOS C700 has been designed and built for use in any shooting environment by either cinema DoPs or high-end broadcast producers.
Canon Selected For New Nature Series 

Canon's ME20F-SH has been used by Offspring Films for its latest series, Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family. 

 The factual, natural history production specialists deployed the camera to capture Tarsiers in extremely low light.
Visual Impact Reviews New Sony PXW-FS7M2
During Visual Impact's webinar on the new Sony PXW-FS7M2, experienced DoP Alister Chapman guided viewers through the exciting new features and provided some insightful tips and opinions on its functionality. For those tempted by the new addition to Sony's video-shooting arsenal, here's a summary of what we learned.