Sony Expands Xavc Format To Accelerate 4k Development In The Professional And Consumer Market

Sony expands XAVC format to accelerate 4K Development in the professional and consumer marketWith the successful sale of new CineAlta™ 4K cameras, expected to reach more than 2,000 units shipment worldwide by the end of April 2013, the XAVC format has been widely adopted in the marketplace. The format holds various advantages for high quality image reproduction including 4K pixel resolution, 10 bit color depth, wide color space (S-Gamut) and refined gamma (S-log).

Canon Introduces Two Ultra-compact Professional Camcorders Enabling Wireless Digital Content Transfer And Remote Operation

Canon Introduces Two Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorders Enabling Wireless Digital Content Transfer And Remote OperationStrategically integrating some of Canon's sophisticated next-generation imaging and wireless technologies, the new XA25 HD and XA20 HD professional camcorders from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, provide an impressive combination of professional features and optics in a compact design. Ideal for run-and-gun style videography, or electronic newsgathering (ENG), both models weigh only 2.6 pounds, allowing for extreme mobility and portability.

Computer Program Claims First Victory Over Shogi Professional

Computer program claims first victory over shogi professionalFor the first time, a computer software program has defeated a professional player of shogi, the board game known as the Japanese version of chess.

After a see-saw battle, the Ponanza program exploited a weak point in the defense of Shinichi Sato to beat the 4th-dan (rank) pro at Shogi Hall in Tokyo’s Sendagaya district on March 30.

Fujifilm Renews The Package Design Of Professional Photographic Films

FUJIFILM renews the package design of professional photographic filmsFUJIFILM Corporation has announced that it will renew the package design of the main products of professional photographic films.

1. Products:

Color Negative Film FUJICOLOR PRO400H
Color Reversal Film FUJICHROME PROVIA100F
FUJICHROME VELVIA100
FUJICHROME VELVIA50
Black and White Film NEOPAN 100 ACROS

2. Schedule:

From July 2013 shipment onward

Bbc Goes For Jvc Professional Gy-hm650 Camcorder

BBC goes for JVC Professional GY-HM650 camcorderBBC will purchase over 500 units of JVC Professional’s GY-HM650 ProHD network-enabled camcorder during 2013 for use in their newsgathering operations both throughout the UK and globally. Key features of the GY-HM650 are flexible dual codec capability, network connectivity, and overall ease of operational use.The lightweight camera records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats, including native XDCAM EX (.MP4), Final Cut Pro™ (.MOV), and AVCHD, to non-proprietary affordable SDHC or SDXC media cards.

Kyocera Professional Office Colour Printer Fs-c5150dn

Kyocera Professional office colour printer FS-C5150DNProfessional office colour is provided by the FS-C5150DN for demanding users and small office teams. This compact colour printer saves your office space and fits perfectly in any office environment due to its low noise emissions. It convinces with reduced power consumption, lower emissions and less waste as well as with its integrated duplex unit for double-sided printing. The FS-C5150DN is not only an excellent business decision, it’s an excellent choice for the environment, too.

Pioneer Hdj-1500-s Professional Dj Headphones

Pioneer HDJ-1500-S Professional DJ HeadphonesThe Pioneer HDJ-1500-S is currently available for purchase. Priced at just $179, these headphones produce a frequency response of 5Hz to 30,000Hz with an impedance of 32 Ohms. Available in classy chrome black and sleek deep silver, the Pioneer HDJ-1500-S headphones also feature copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils that deliver perfectly balanced sound across all frequencies. Each purchase comes equipped with a carrying pouch.

Epson Enters High Volume Photo Market With Surelab D3000 Professional Dry Lab

Epson Enters High Volume Photo Market with SureLab D3000 Professional Dry LabEpson is now shipping the SureLab™ D3000 professional dry lab, a complete solution for photographers seeking high quality production prints at fast speeds. Delivering low cost-per-print and simple consumables management, the SureLab D3000 offers a complete printing solution with a low total cost of ownership. In addition, the Dry-lab is available in a compact single-roll version or a dual-roll configuration for increased flexibility, and either unit can be coupled with an optional 10-bin job sorter for the ultimate in job handling and productivity.

Olympus Professional Flash With Gn50

Olympus Professional flash with GN50Forget dealing with cumbersome cables when wanting to get perfect lighting for your photographic subjects. Thanks to the new Olympus remote control (RC) wireless flash units FL-50R and FL-36R, cordless lighting set-ups are a convenient reality. Both are ideal for use with the Olympus E-3 professional D-SLR which enables the control of up to three different flash groups directly from the camera - no separate commander unit is required. Photographers benefit from extreme flash unit versatility and never again need to be hindered in the studio on in the field by troublesome wires.