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Can You See the Light? Only with the Right Lens!

The oldest artificial lens discovered, so far, is the Layard Lens (aka: “The Nimrud Lens”); it was found by A. H. Layard in 1853 and is around 3000 years old (about 750BC-710BC in the Neo-Assyrian Empire). It was found in Kalhu, the Tiglath-pileser’s royal residence city (in modern day, that’s Nimrud in Iraq) in the North West Palace. Its discoverer ...

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Blackmagic Design, Canon, Cinnafilm, and IBM Aspera & Telestream Named 2018 Winners of HPA Engineering Excellence Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Award.  Winners were determined at a blue ribbon judging session held at IMAX on the 16th of June. The coveted honor will be bestowed November 15, 2018 at the 13th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The ...

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Presteigne Makes Major Investment to Continue Expansion

Crawley, West Sussex, 30 April, 2018 – Presteigne Broadcast Hire today announced that it has made another multi-million pound investment in hire stock and taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations space, nearly doubling its physical footprint in order to meet demand for its products and services. Presteigne CEO Mike Ransome said, “We have invested ...

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IMPRESSIVE NEW PRODUCTS FROM AATON-TRANSVIDEO AT NAB SHOW 2018

Aaton -Transvideo press information For immediate release Aaton-Digital and Transvideo products will be at NAB SHOW 2018 at the Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA, Exhibition April 9-12, on Aaton-Transvideo’s Partner’s booths as indicated Paris 29th March 2018: New products from Aaton-digital and Transvideo will be exhibited on their partners’ booths at the show: On the ARRI booth the Transvideo StarliteHD2 monitor-recorder ...

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Canon Burbank Becomes Reality

I recently had the honor of visiting Canon’s newest (12,000 square ft.) facility, “Canon Burbank” – The Professional Technology & Support Center located at 3400 West Olive Ave., Burbank, California and conveniently located near The Burbank Studios and Warner Brothers. Canon Burbank has all latest tech and what’s exciting is that this facility is open to the Hollywood community! What does this mean? Educational events, ...

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CANON U.S.A. OPENS ADVANCED CINEMA INDUSTRY RESOURCE FACILITY FOR STUDIOS AND POST

New Professional Service & Support Center in Burbank, Calif., Becomes Dedicated Location for Studios, Post-Production Facilities, Suppliers and Professional Organizations Continuing its support of professional clients in the filmmaking and still imaging communities, Canon this week officially opened its doors to its newest Professional Technology & Support Center in Burbank, California. Evolving from what began at Canon‘s original Hollywood facility, ...

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COLORFRONT ON-SET DAILIES & EXPRESS DAILIES 2017 VERSIONS DELIVER MORE RAW ON-SET POWER AND UHD/HDR VERSATILITY

NAB 2017, Las Vegas, April 24, 2017 – Colorfront (www.colorfront.com), the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic TV and commercials, will showcase the 2017 versions of its best-selling Express Dailies and On-Set Dailies systems for Ultra High Definition (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) image-processing, during NAB 2017. Express ...

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Presteigne Broadcast Hire invests more than £2M in 4K

Presteigne Broadcast Hire today announced that is has taken delivery of more than £2M in new broadcast technology from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Vinten and others to further strengthen its dry hire stock inventories with the latest technologies. As 4K/UHD continues to gain acceptance, Presteigne can meet the mounting number of requests for 4K camera and associated lenses with its investment ...

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Codex delivers recording and workflow for new Canon Cinema EOS C700 camera

When it came to developing the RAW recording and workflow system for the next evolution in its digital cinematography product line, Canon once again turned to Codex (www.codex.online). This exciting new stage in the on-going partnership between Canon and Codex has seen the companies’ engineering teams work closely together to create a high-performance, integrated solution for the brand new Cinema ...

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VITEC VIDEOCOM’S INDUSTRY-LEADING BRANDS TAKE OVER THE NAB FLOOR

NAB 2016, Booth C6025 Chatsworth, Calif. (March 29, 2016) – Vitec Videocom, the broadcast division of the Vitec Group, is thrilled to display their extensive range of industry-leading brands this April at NAB 2016. With one of the biggest exhibits on the showroom floor, at Booth C6025 in Central Hall, Vitec Videocom brings together some of the most respected brands ...

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Adorama Headlines NAB 2016 with the Latest Broadcast and Video Equipment from Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, and More

New York, NY – March 23, 2016 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will be exhibiting at the 2016 NAB Show at booth C7408, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 18th through 21st. Attendees should visit Adorama in Central Hall to speak with experts from the Adorama Pro ...

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Adorama and Canon Support Heart Gallery NYC “Through the Eyes of the Homeless” Project

New York, NY – November 16, 2015 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video and audio, imaging and electronics retailers, is joining forces with camera manufacturer Canon to support the Heart Gallery NYC and the NYC Department of Homeless Services initiative “Through the Eyes of the Homeless” by providing 25 Canon PowerShot G7-X compact cameras and photography training to ...

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OTTO NEMENZ INTERNATIONAL ADDS CANON CINE-SERVO 50-1000MM ULTRA-TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS TO RENTAL INVENTORYat 2015 #NABShow

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, delivered the first Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens to Otto Nemenz International, a world-renowned rental company based in Los Angeles, CA.  Otto Nemenz is the first facility in the United States to offer the Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm lens for rental. Canon introduced the ultra-telephoto CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom ...

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Canon Wraps The Sundance Film Festival 2015 (See them at 2015 NAB Show!)

Ah, Utah – home of great Skiing, The Utah Jazz, Robert Redford, The Sundance Film Festival, and adjoined to that celebration the Canon Creative Studio, which just wrapped-up Monday Night, January 26th, the Sundance Film Festival was underway until February 1st. The Canon Creative Studio served as a haven from the creative chaos that is the Sundance Film Festival, providing ...

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Quality Control in Broadcasting

Quality control differs somewhat between product-based companies and service-based companies. Most businesses fall somewhere in the middle and aren’t completely product-based or completely service-based. A plumber, for example, isn’t completely service-based; new parts and items are sold with most repairs or remodels. Broadcasting isn’t pure service, either; a product has been made… and content is the product produced by broadcasting. ...

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Adorama Shows Off Apple’s New 5K Monitor and More Pro Gear at CCW 2014

Visit Adorama at booth 1157 to view 4K footage on the brand new Apple 27” iMac with Retina 5K Display, plus get hands-on with top of the line cameras, lenses and audio gear from Blackmagic, Canon, Sennheiser, TASCAM and more; Showing at the CCW Expo in NYC New York, NY – November 6, 2014 – Adorama, one of the world’s ...

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