NewTek and Wowza Launch MediaDS, the First Ever Global & Local Distribution Platform

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) NewTek and Wowza have just unwrapped the MediaDS1, which is touted as the world's first end-to-end, real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery system. Among the many features, the first generation MediaDS has the ability for content creators to … [Read more...]

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...]

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: Did DJI Buy Hasselblad?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't all that long ago that DJI bought a minority interest in German camera maker Hasselblad, to explore how developing larger format cameras for a drone could be done. Now the word on the street is that the leading drone maker is going all in with a complete … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day Two: Project Alloy VR, Razer 3-Monitor Laptop, Robo 3D

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Roaming around day 2 of CES 2017, we're catching our breath and seeing what we've missed. Some products are amazing, to be sure, but will some of them ever make it to market? … [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...]

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...]

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...]

4K Blu-ray: Has Time Passed It By?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES is right around the corner and with it comes all the gadgets and hardware that electronics companies hope will grab consumers' attention. One of those vying for your dollars will be 4K Blu-ray. But with streaming reaching the 4K summit, has time passed physical … [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...]

The Best Technology Stories Of 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While 2016 had its technological dark moments (read about them here), it also had some highlights. Here are what we think are the best technology stories of 2016. … [Read more...]

SmartSLIDER ATOM: Budget-Friendly Compact Camera Slider

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Camera sliders are one of those really useful specific tools that a filmmaker wants in their bag, but they usually tend to be a bit on the expensive side. It's a great way to add a quick and subtle cinematic shot, without have to break out the dolly. The best … [Read more...]

Palette: Modular Editing Controller Can Customize Workflow

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Dedicated editing controllers, like a shuttle wheel or button array, can can be very helpful with scrolling through your timeline. But editors and colorists have to settle for how the controller design is laid out, which may not be how they would prefer it. Many are … [Read more...]