Category: Product News

JVC GY-HM650

Super software for JVC pro camcorders

JVC has added a shedload of functionality to its recently-launched videojournalist cameras, the GY-HM600 and 650. For the lesser model, the 600, the tweaks include two new AVCHD modes and enhancements to standard-def recording; expanded focus to make setting up shots easier – slightly incredulous...

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Apple teases with tiny new MacPro powerhouse

It’s been a very long time coming but power-hungry Mac-loving video producers and creatives can at last rejoice: a new Mac Pro has been unveiled at Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference – and it’s going to make your software scream and beg for mercy. Cylindral...

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PuralEyes goes to Vegas

Good news for anyone shooting video with DSLR cameras or any camcorder without proper sound recording capabilities, as Red Giant Software has released version 3.2 of its PluralEyes software. DSLRs are notorious for having shockingly bad sound quality so the software is used to synchronise...

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Android grows a Vine

The micro-micro-micro video blogging platform Vine has been ported to Android at long last. Previously available only on iOS (Apple) it’s now available for download from teh Google Play Store for devices running Android 4.0 or later. The – slightly oddball – app enables users...

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Lightworks editor gets upgrade

A new Windows release of the Lightworks video editor has just become available after much beta testing Version 11.1 can be downloaded from www.lwks.com/downloads and is free to try out for thirty days after which it still works but various features are disabled until you...

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Red Giant software announces “Bulletproof” beta

If you’re working on big projects where there’s lots of shots and lots of memory cards full of data – or if you’re just the kind of videomaker who’s a touch OCD and wants everything organised to the nth degree – then perhaps Red Giant’s...

Drift HD Ghost

New firmware for Drift HD Ghost actioncam

Drift Innovation has a firmware update, version 2.1.6.4, for the HD Ghost. A highlight, they say, is a new mode for continuous looped recording for insurance and security purposes. For example, in-car use in case of crashes, road rage incidents and so on. In this...

Canon EOS-1D C

Video awards for Canon & Sony

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has given Canon a handful of awards, including one for “best video DSLR” for its EOS-1D C camera. Sony too, was credited, with “Best Videocamera”, for the NEX-VG900″ The TIPA panel comprises 28 editors from photography and imaging magazines...