Tag Archives: Sony

4K/UHD Products in Broadcast Pro Video Space – Market Leaders

14 Oct

“Which companies do you think are leading the way in providing 4K products in the broadcast and video production sector?” This is one of the many questions SCRI asked of a wide range of broadcasters and pro video / digital video facilities in a recent survey & report, 2014-15 Digital Video Production & Post Trends, conducted by SCR International in conjunction with ProductionHUB. WHat do you think? Results follow: […]

Sony Goes After RED…the plot thickens

11 Apr

The RED litigation saga continues with Sony now filing a patent litigation suit against RED last Friday. This follows RED’s successful settlement of a lawsuit in March against ARRI  (RED vs. ARRI Lawsuit Settled ) and the patent infringement claim against Sony in February (RED goes after SONY) […]

RED vs ARRI Lawsuit Settled

5 Mar

RED announced an out-of-court settlement with ARRI in a recent corporate espionage lawsuit it filed against it. Click below to read full story.

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Red Goes After Sony

18 Feb

Red Digital Cinema has sued Sony for patent infringement claiming that Sony’s latest video cameras, F65, F55, and the F5, use Red’s patented technology without proper licensing.  Read more below on the suit and Red founder Jim Jannard’s post on RedUsers.net.

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4K Breaking News: Superbowl, World Cup, Caveats…

4 Feb

Here are some key news items re 4K this week – 4K used in Superbowl; Japan plans to broadcast World Cup in 2014 in 4K; 4K caveats.

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CES 2013: RCA-Mobile TV, Sony Panasonic, Sharp, Samsung, LG

7 Jan

CES 2013 was open to the press yesterday and kicks off today in Las Vegas with all of the latest in consumer electronics on show. The following are some of the key product announcements with relevance to the Broadcast and Pro Video Marketplace

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Sony Posts $198 million Q2 loss

5 Nov

Sony has posted a loss of $198 million on revenue of $20.5 billion for its fiscal second quarter, marking an improvement over the $350 million loss it reported in the same period last year and $312 million loss in the first quarter. While that may be a sign that its ongoing restructuring is having a positive effect, the ailing outfit still disappointed analysts polled by Reuters who expected a net profit of approximately $194 million.

Where the Professional Broadcast/Cabler/Production Market is Going

15 Apr

Where the Professional Broadcast/Cabler/Production Market is Going

The following is an excerpt from the 2011-2012 Broadcast Pro Video Marketplace (B/PVM) ™ Macro Industry Overview Report, released by SCRI at NAB in Las Vegas earlier this month. The full 50 page report is available for $495. Contact info@scri.com for more info or to order.

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3D, Large Single Sensor, 4K — Camera Trends 2011!

13 Jan

3D, Large Single Sensor, 4K — Camera Trends 2011!

The following is an excerpt from an article by James Mathers in the most recent Digital Cinema Society Newsletter. James is a co-founder of the DCS and is also a SCRI consultant.

So, 2010 did not turn out to be “The Year of 3D,” but maybe 2011 will have a better shot. Most studio tent pole releases are now shooting in Stereo, and major filmmaking talent have embraced 3D. These, to name only a few, include Martin Scorsese with “Hugo Cabret,” Ridley Scott with a SciFi movie some are calling a prequel to “Alien,” Rob Marshall on “Pirates of the Caribbean 4,” Marc Webb with “Spider-Man 4,” and Peter Jackson with “The Hobbit.” And I can tell you, having seen it, that the 3D BluRay release of “Avatar” is awesome. They have painstakingly remastered the stereo for the smaller screen with the supervision of James Cameron, and have actually pushed the 3D effects much further than the theatrical release, which will leave no one disappointed. Now that’s the 3D I’m talkin‘ about. As evidenced by several patents filed by Apple, there is also a lot of progress being made in auto-stereography, especially in displays. It will be nice but it is still in the future.
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2011 – 2012 Video Camera Reports

6 Jan

2011 – 2012 Video Camera Reports

Video cameras are experiencing unrivaled growth in the next couple years. Much of the projected stealth is motivated by the newest technologies in 3D, HD and HDSLR camera systems.

Technology has been a serious impetus to the new found zeal. A cadre of vendors are stepping up with the newest technologies, accounting for the greater camera adoption rates.
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