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Camera Technology


The changes in camera technology accelerates in a way never seen before in the history of acquisition. New formats, new models, different types of sensors, ways of recording media - image acquisition gets better, more affordable and more accessible as manufacturers up the stakes with new offerings several times a year. MacVideo will focus on getting the most out of existing and new camera technologies as they come to market


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Philip Bloom: choosing the right camera for the right job (part 1)

Philip Bloom: Choosing the right camera for the right job (part 1)

DP, Director and Filmmaker Philip Bloom, talks about how he decides which camera is most appropriate for different shooting situations. Whether you choose a DSLR; a large sensor camcorder; or a more portable shooting solution, the choice comes down to which tool is best suited to the immediate job at hand. Philip discusses and shows footage shot with several different cameras, including the Panasonic AF101; Sony NEX-FS100; Sony PMW-F3; and Red Epic.

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Apple granted head-mounted display patent

Is Apple planning to launch a Google Project Glass rival?

Apple has been granted a patent for a head-mounted display, which could be used to make a Google Project Glass rival.

Canon to launch augmented-reality platform based on head-mounted displays

Canon said Monday it will launch a new augmented-reality platform that uses head-mounted displays to realistically project virtual images onto real backgrounds.

Canon said Monday it will launch a new augmented-reality platform that uses head-mounted displays to realistically project virtual images onto real backgrounds.



Canon launches EOS 650D digital SLR with 18mp sensor and flip-out touchscreen

Canon has announced the EOS 650D – a new digital SLR (DSLR) that offers high image quality and a touch-screen operation.

Canon has announced the EOS 650D – a new digital SLR (DSLR) that offers high image quality and a touch-screen operation.

Control multiple GoPro video cameras and stream to the web with Wi-Fi BackPac and Remote

Also a free, soon-to-be-released GoPro App will enable GoPro cameras to live video stream to – as well as be controlled by – iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Also a free, soon-to-be-released GoPro App will enable GoPro cameras to live video stream to – as well as be controlled by – iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Autodesk releases free 3D capture app 123D Catch for the iPad

123D Catch has come to your iPad, it's free, and it doesn't require any additional hardware besides the camera already builtin.

123D Catch has come to your iPad, it's free, and it doesn't require any additional hardware besides the camera already builtin.

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