Up-Sampled 4K ProRes Comes to ARRI Amira Cameras:

From ARRI comes the news that via a paid upgrade and licence ProRes upscaled 4K is available on the AMIRA cameras. While widespread adoption of 4K or UHD for broadcast is still a long way off, an increas...

Arri Alexa Cameras To Support ProRes 4444 XQ:

ARRI has announced their support for the new Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, which will be available in the next Software Update Packet for ALEXA cameras. "Working with ProRes has been great for our customers," s...

DivX HEVC in HD and 4K Resolution No Problems:

At CES 2014 DivX would hear none of that H.265 is still 5 years away talk... Instead codec maker DivX is stepping up to the plate and swinging right now. In September 2013, DivX launched DivX 10, the fir...

Workflow Solutions For Sony 2K and 4K:

Peter Crithary Sony's Marketing Manager large sensor acquisition, fronted the cameras at NAB and caught up with 3rd party providers offering 2K and 4K workflow solutions for Sony. The Sony workflow alliance par...

Sony XAVC S Format Confirmed:

Well we accidentally got the scoop about the new Sony XAVC S codec, and here is the full Sony press release confirming the new format. With the successful sale of new CineAlta 4K cameras, expected to rea...

What is the Big Deal About H.265 or HEVC Anyway:

Poor old Fugly H.264, that brown paper bag wearing misfit is getting pushed out the door as the ugly lights are turned on. You're going home with a new partner that H.265 in the corner you have had your eye on ...