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New Sony Smartphone Will Record 4K Video

New Sony Smartphone Will Record 4K Video | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
An upcoming smartphone from Sony, codenamed Sirius or D6503, will feature a number of interesting software features as well as 4K video recording.
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It was only a matter of time before we got a smartphone shooting 4K. Not surprised it's Sony making the push. 

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A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years? | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation. Read this article by Christopher MacManus on CNET.
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Technicolor Tanks: Makers of 'Color Assist' say, "Thanks...we're done now." - HDSLR Shooter

Technicolor Tanks: Makers of 'Color Assist' say, "Thanks...we're done now." - HDSLR Shooter | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
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Ikonoscop Forced to Stop Production Due to Financial Problems « Wide Open Camera

Ikonoscop Forced to Stop Production Due to Financial Problems « Wide Open Camera | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Ikonoscop Forced to Stop Production Due to Financial Problems
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Pixar's New Short 'The Blue Umbrella' Takes a Photoreal Approach

Pixar's New Short 'The Blue Umbrella' Takes a Photoreal Approach | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
A departure from the stylized animation that we're used to seeing from Pixar, the below image of a city street on a rainy night is a fully CG creation.
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State of Cinema: Steven Soderbergh

April 27, 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival A few months ago I was on this Jet Blue coming from New York to Burbank, and I like Jet Blue not because…
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Apple's 'Gesture control of multimedia editing applications' patent

Apple's 'Gesture control of multimedia editing applications' patent | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Today Apple was awarded an interesting patent. It was applied for in 2004, so developments over the intervening years may have superseded some of its concepts, however it shows how gestures can be ...
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2.5k CinemaScope anamorphic raw on the 5D Mark III | EOSHD.com

2.5k CinemaScope anamorphic raw on the 5D Mark III | EOSHD.com | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
http://vimeo.com/66574661 Get the EOSHD Anamorphic Shooter's Guide for a comprehensive guide to anamorphic lenses, which ones to use, how to get them an
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Sony confirms 10 "Mastered in 4K" Blu-ray launch titles

Sony confirms 10 "Mastered in 4K" Blu-ray launch titles | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Sony has confirmed more details of its Mastered in 4K Blu-ray films, due for release in July alongside the Sony 55in and 65in X900A 4K Ultra HD TVs.
There will be 10 titles at launch “Mastered in 4K
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Panasonic Goes UHDTV With 145″ 8K Plasma & 20-Inch 4K LCD TVs

Panasonic Goes UHDTV With 145″ 8K Plasma & 20-Inch 4K LCD TVs | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Although Panasonic’s press conference at the IFA 2012 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin this afternoon was largely dominated by ecological and smart living themes, the company hasn’t neglected its visual display products which have ...
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Kodak Asks Bankruptcy Court to Bless New Deal With Movie Studios

Kodak Asks Bankruptcy Court to Bless New Deal With Movie Studios | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Eastman Kodak is seeking permission from a bankruptcy court to sign new contracts with major film studios that would entitle the company to higher prices for Kodak film and ensure that much of the movie industry continues to use its product through...
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’4K’ Video: A Hope for Japan’s Electronics Makers?

These are dark days for the electronics industry in Japan, but one savior could be video technology known as 4K.
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This Hand-Coded Algorithm Makes A Camera App Four Times Faster Than Apple's Own

This Hand-Coded Algorithm Makes A Camera App Four Times Faster Than Apple's Own | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
Want to do something innovative on an iPhone to attract an audience Try doing some tough math and carefully optimized coding.
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20fps on the iPhone 5 at full 8MP. That's impressive.

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Man of Steel Exclusive: Designing Krypton's Tech

Man of Steel Exclusive: Designing Krypton's Tech | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
WIRED and fxguide.com traveled to Wellington, New Zealand for an exclusive look at the work of acclaimed visual effects studio WETA Digital on Man of Steel.
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The new Mac Pro: the cube comes of age

The new Mac Pro: the cube comes of age | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
We take a look at the new Mac Pro and uncover some details as to why we feel it shouldn't be dismissed as a
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J.J. Abrams: On Filmmaking

J.J. Abrams (Star Trek Into Darkness, Lost, Super 8) fills us in on balancing intimacy with hyperreality, why TV leaves room for surprises and the best advic...
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10 Filmmaking Sites You Should Be Reading

10 Filmmaking Sites You Should Be Reading | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
We've rounded up the best online video production and filmmaking resources. Check out the leading sites for equipment reviews, tutorials and video production tip/tricks.
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Canon 1D C vs 5D Mark III Raw (and C300 / GH2 resolution comparison) | EOSHD.com

Canon 1D C vs 5D Mark III Raw (and C300 / GH2 resolution comparison) | EOSHD.com | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
This test was conducted jointly with my good friend and neighbour Rudi at Slashcam - you can read his take on it in German / in English. In the batt
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Google urges fast adoption of VP9 video compression

Google urges fast adoption of VP9 video compression | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
The computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
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Movie studios sign on for satellite-based digital delivery to theaters

Movie studios sign on for satellite-based digital delivery to theaters | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
We doubt we'll see any reduction in ticket prices, but the process of bringing new movies to theaters could get easier very soon as five major studios
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Looks like studios are evolving past "sneaker-net" delivery of digital movies.

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Eyes On With 4K TVs From Sony, Panasonic

Eyes On With 4K TVs From Sony, Panasonic | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
4K TVs - particularly of the 84-inch variety - were all the rage at this year's IFA. We stopped by the Sony and Panasonic booths to see what all the fuss was about.
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Rhythm & Hues: Special Effects Powerhouse Offers Insight into VFX Industry

Rhythm & Hues: Special Effects Powerhouse Offers Insight into VFX Industry | CineTechNews | Scoop.it

In 1987, six talented Califonia co-workers in the special effects industry decided to make a leap of faith and start their own computer animation and visual effects company. They decided to name it Rhythm & Hues (“rhythm” for timing and “hues” for design). During those early days in 1987, Rhythm & Hues operated with just a single computer in co-founder John Hughes’ living room. By 1988, Rhythm & Hues had moved out of Hughes’ house and into a small office located in the basement of a Culver City dental office. Now, let’s fast forward 25 years…

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MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013

MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013 | CineTechNews | Scoop.it
All of that squabbling over H.264 may be rendered moot in the near future.
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