CES 2017: Razer’s Project Valerie 3-Screen Laptop Prototypes Stolen

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On Twitter yesterday, NVidia posed the question "How badly do you want @Razer's beastly GeForce GTX 1080-powered, triple-4K-screened laptop, Project Valerie?" Well, apparently really bad, as someone decided to steal both laptop prototypes! Could industrial espionage … [Read more...]

The Best of CES 2017: Panasonic GH5, Razer’s 3-Screen Laptop and More

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 is now a memory, but there was a ton of cool stuff to see. From fishing drones to self driving cars and plenty a virtual reality rigs. What was the best? Well, Engadget has their official 'Best Of' awards, and we have ours. And for film and video … [Read more...]

iPhone: The 10th Anniversary

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The iPhone was first announced by the late, great Steve Jobs a decade ago, on January 9, 2007. Who would've thought just how revolutionary it would be, replacing not just one's phone, iPod and PDA, but also still and video cameras (point-and-shoot's are nearly a … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day 3: HTC Vive, Mohu, Steadicam, Dell, and 8K Virtual Reality

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day three of CES 2017 proved one thing: There is quite a lot to see, and there's really no way to see it all, even if CES was a month long. But here are a few things we feel are worth sharing. … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Kodak Revives Ektachrome Film Stock For Film & Photography

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's just something that I love about Kodak's current direction after emerging from bankruptcy protection. Instead of trying to align more with what the market seems to want, they've doubled down on the things that make them unique. At last years CES, the … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day One: Nikon D5600, Ricoh R, SteadXP

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 hit the ground running, as it usually does, with numerous announcements including more details about the Panasonic GH5, the news that GoPro is bringing the Karma drone back later this year, and new handheld gimbal stabilizers by DJI. But while the big names … [Read more...]

CES 2017: GDU Previews Modular Drone Concept

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With both 3DR out of the drone game, and GoPro getting back in later this year with a revamped Karma, the only company that can really challenge DJI's global dominance with innovation in UAVs could be GDU (formerly ProDrone), and they have a new modular drone concept … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan Looks Back At 2016

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) On the Digital Production Buzz this last week, Michael Kammes asked me what I thought the highlights of 2016 were. As I was thinking about it, I realized that these fell into four areas: Distribution Hardware Software Business Trends Here’s what I … [Read more...]

CES 2017: GoPro To Relaunch Karma Drone Later This Year

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UPDATE: According to a recent interview with TechCrunch, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman said that the power problem with the Karma drone was due to the battery being able to slip a few millimeters away from it's connection, thereby losing power. A simple use of tape to secure the battery would have solved … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Panasonic Reveals Details on the Long Awaited GH5

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been waiting for Panasonic to pull the curtain back on more details for the GH5, and after over three years in development, they've finally given us a look here at CES. And while the GH5 still only shoots in 4K, it has some major league improvements. These … [Read more...]

CES 2017: DJI Unveils New Products and Seagate Partnership

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today at CES, DJI announced two new OSMO handheld stabilizer products, a limited edition Phantom 4 drone, and a new mapping app. In addition, they are have joined forces with hard drive maker Seagate for an initiative that promises to address data and storage issues … [Read more...]

Lilliput A10: World’s First Native 4K 10.1-Inch Field Monitor

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lilliput has launched what it claims to be the the world's first 10-inch 4K on-set field monitor. Boasting a native resolution of 3840 x 2160 with a 160-degree viewing angle, the Lilliput A10 can accept up to 4K 60Hz via it’s HDMI 2.0 port. The 8-bit monitor … [Read more...]

Magic Lantern Adds Support for DNG Lossless

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's always interesting when Magic Lantern is quiet for a while, and then returns with a host of new breakthroughs to further extend the life of the Canon DSLR platform. This time around, they've announced lossless 14-bit DNG as an option. But the more they mine the … [Read more...]

Only Days Left to Submit to NYC Drone Film Festival

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Have you produced a short film using a drone for at least half of it? Well, you may want to consider submitting it into the 3rd annual New York City Drone Film Festival. But hurry up, the deadline is fast approaching! … [Read more...]

Sphere Pro Turns Your DSLR Into A 360° Video Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Imagine if you could convert your DSLR to a 360° video camera with a simple lens attachment? Sure, 360° cameras like the Samsung Gear 360 VR camera do the job, but there's a new startup company in New York that has created a new lens for your DSLR that offers 360 … [Read more...]

Twitter Announces 360° Live Streaming in Periscope

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Making good on their promise to continue to develop Periscope's capabilities independently, the live streaming app is adding a 360° live streaming option. Can that really work with a smartphone? … [Read more...]