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Blackmagic Cinema Camera delayed after sensor glitch

Blackmagic Cinema Camera delayed after sensor glitch

Blackmagic Design's innovative Cinema Camera has been hamstrung by flaws in the sensor glass, forcing the company to freeze preorder shipments and re-manufacture them with new, fixed components. Initial supplies of the Cinema Camera had been ready to ship a month ago, but failed production testing after blemishes on the sensor marred the final video. After some investigative digging, CEO Grant Petty says, a series of problems were identified at the sensor supplier.

 

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Looxcie HD video cam streams live video

Looxcie HD video cam streams live video

Looxcie has announced a new video camera called the Looxcie HD that can record full HD resolution video and has integrated Wi-Fi. Thanks to that integrated Wi-Fi, the camera can stream live video to Facebook at 480p resolution. That means you can share whatever it is you're doing with friends in real time.

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Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

I'm sure almost everyone out there is familiar with the name Polaroid. If you grew up in the 80s, someone you knew had one of those Polaroid instant cameras that spit photographs out the front. Polaroid and Sakar have announced a new line of easy-to-use and compact camcorders, including one of the world's thinnest and lightest full HD resolution units.

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Sony NEX-VG900 full-frame Handycam and NEX-VG30 camcorders debut

Sony NEX-VG900 full-frame Handycam and NEX-VG30 camcorders debut

Sony has revealed a pair of new Handycams, including the full-frame NEX-VG900 and its more compact APS-C NEX-VG30 sibling, for pro-videographers with a sub-$3k budget. The Sony NEX-VG900 packs a 24.3-megapixel Exmor sensor - the same resolution as the RX1 and roughly 40x the size of most consumer camcorder sensors - and grabs both 24-megapixel stills and 25p/24p progressive Full HD video as well as the option of 50p recording.

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Hang on, Nokia’s Lumia 920 only records mono video?

Hang on, Nokia’s Lumia 920 only records mono video?

Nokia's Lumia 920 may be focused on photography with its PureView-branded camera, but the Windows Phone 8 handset's Full HD video recording will only store mono sound, despite an advanced microphone array. Detailed specifications shown to SlashGear yesterday confirmed that the Lumia 920 has three of Nokia's special High Amplitude Audio Capture (HAAC) microphones, co-developed by the company for the 808 PureView and delivering audio recording more akin to what the human ear can hear. However, according to Nokia's photography chief, the Lumia 920 won't actually record stereo sound.

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Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT adds passive Micro Four Thirds lens support

Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT adds passive Micro Four Thirds lens support

Coveted high-quality video camera company Blackmagic has revealed its second Cinema Camera, this time adding support for passive Micro Four Thirds lenses. Sitting alongside the existing Blackmagic Cinema Camera (which will be renamed the "EF" version), the new MFT model supports any such lens with manual iris and focus, or can be used with other lens mounts by simply slapping an adapter ring in-between.

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Sony unveils new waterproof Handycam HDR-GW77V

Sony unveils new waterproof Handycam HDR-GW77V

Sony has added a new Handycam camcorder to its lineup that is perfect for summertime action near the water. The new camera is the HDR-GW77V, and it can capture full HD resolution video and 20.4-megapixel still photos indoors and out. The big feature of the camcorder is that it's waterproof to 16-feet and has a three-inch Sony Xtra Fine LCD.

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Sony NEX-FS700 camcorder gets official

Sony NEX-FS700 camcorder gets official

If you're a professional videographer, you might want to check out the newly announced Sony FS700 camcorder. The camera has a 4K Super35mm CMOS sensor and 3G-SDI out. The camera also has super slow-motion capability and an interchangeable E-mount lens system. That interchangeable lens system allows the user to choose the lenses based on the situation.

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