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4K Features & Buzz

Looking Ahead: 4K Trends in 2016

Looking Ahead: 4K Trends in 2016

A new year calls for plenty of new trends and the future of 4K is looking pretty bright. Joel Holland, founder and CEO of VideoBlocks, answers a few questions about what we can expect from 4K this year, new products to look forward to and whether or not this "trend" will live up to its expectations or fizzle out. 


AJA Ships Io 4K; Professional Video I/O for New Mac Pro

AJA Ships Io 4K; Professional Video I/O for New Mac Pro AJA Video Systems today announced availability of Io 4K, an evolution of its popular devices for professional video I/O, updated and customized for Thunderbolt™ 2 technology and the latest 4K workflows. Io 4K connects to any Thunderbolt™ 2-enabled device such as the new Mac Pro, and uniquely offers an additional Thunderbolt™ 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals in supported workflows.

The Future of Video Production

The Future of Video Production We are often asked what are the trends we see and what is happening in the video field and what value does a professional video production company hold when anyone can buy the same or similar equipment.

Miller Camera Support Shows Versatility Over Land, Air and Water with Levi Whitney

 Miller Camera Support Shows Versatility Over Land, Air and Water with Levi Whitney
When Levi Whitney, owner and creative director of Uphill Cinema production company, was enlisted to create a video demo showcasing one the latest mirrorless cameras, he knew he needed a rugged, compact and multi-tasking tripod custom built for the smaller payloads of DSLRs and HDV cameras. He chose the AIR CF2 Carbon Fiber System from Miller Camera Support, LLC, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, to put the camera through its paces in the ideal professional context.
 

Delivering 4K without infrastructure investments

Delivering 4K without infrastructure investments By the end of 2015, it was clear that the time for 4K had arrived. Now, talk is turning to the implementation of a ‘UHD Premium’ standard that builds upon the resolution of 4K, transitioning UHD from the end-goal to a primary requirement for image quality moving forward.

4K in the News

Meet AOC’s new gamer-friendly 4K monitor with FreeSync, available at a superb price

Meet AOC’s new gamer-friendly 4K monitor with FreeSync, available at a superb price 4K ultra HD monitors are a growing chunk of the premium PC display economy and they’re increasingly becoming a favorite technology of both gamers and visual design professionals alike. However, one thing that definitely mars their attractiveness is just how much they can cost, particularly if you factor in the price of a PC GPU capable of handling all those extra pixels fluidly (especially if you’re a 4K gaming fan).

Samsung's 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Goes On Sale Early

Samsung's 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Goes On Sale Early Wait until March for a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player? No thank you. If you've been following all the online chatter about Samsung's to-be-released device, which will be the company's first that can play 4K Blu-ray discs, then you probably know that most normal retailers, including Samsung, have been saying that they'll start selling the player in March.

Canon Unveils 4K UHD EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR

Canon Unveils 4K UHD EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR Canon's just-announced EOS-1D X Mark II, records 4K (4096×2160) video to on-board CFast cards at up to 59.94p. The camera also has the ability to take 8.8MP still frame grabs from video footage. "This camera is a huge step forward", said professional photographer Damian Strohmeyer who is also a Canon Explorer of Light. While the camera looks much like its predecessor, the EOS 1D X Mark II has one notable physical difference - the viewfinder pentaprism hump is a little more pronounced…

Sony’s A6300 mirrorless camera has 4K video and fast autofocus

Sony’s A6300 mirrorless camera has 4K video and fast autofocus Sony finally announced the followup to 2014's A6000 mirrorless camera, and it looks really good. The new Sony A6300 packs a 24.2-megapixel sensor, shoots 4K footage, and will cost $1,000 ($1,150 with a 16-50mm kit lens) when it goes on sale in March. The A6300 uses 425 phase-detection autofocus points, allowing it to focus in as little as 0.05 seconds — good enough for the "world's fastest autofocus," according to Sony.

It’s official: 4k TV scientifically proven to whip football fans into a frenzy

It’s official: 4k TV scientifically proven to whip football fans into a frenzy The results are in and in one of the biggest off-field clashes of the season, 4K TV has taken home all three points in the battle of the screens. Research from Currys PC World – conducted live during a recent Premier League game – has revealed that 4K raises the pulse of viewers and gets them more actively immersed in the action when compared to HD.