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Typically, IDX sticks to making battery systems and portable chargers, but recently, it decided to broaden its portfolio with the CAM-WAVE HD. Essentially, this device is meant to piggyback on cameras (think news crews, sporting events, etc.) and can transmit uncompressed HD signals up to 150-feet (...

May 12th 2008 at 2:18am 0 Comments
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Just because Maxell left the disc manufacturing to other rivals doesn't mean that it's bowing out of the external HDD market. Announced this week, the firm has introduced its all new iVDR, which "connects directly through a bi-directional USB or eSATA adapter to a shoulder-mounted camcorder capable...

April 18th 2008 at 1:22am 0 Comments
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If you were still refusing to believe that the 3D push was on, um, it's on. Announced at NAB Show, 22 international firms (including some pretty major players) have launched the 3D@Home Consortium, which aims to "speed the adoption of 3D entertainment in the home." Led by Disney, Philips and Samsun...

April 15th 2008 at 8:43pm 0 Comments
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3ality Digital, which played a huge role in the creation of U2 3D, successfully completed a live 3D demonstration today by beaming a performance in real-time from Burbank, California to Las Vegas, Nevada for viewers at NAB Show's Content Theater to see. The 30-minute program was a live feed of Howi...

April 15th 2008 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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Most of the news that comes out of NAB isn't that interesting to consumers, but these new MPEG encoders from Motorola have a cool new feature that we're excited about as HD fans. As much as we love HD, we accept the fact that most of the world is still living in SD, and sure, for the most part that...

April 14th 2008 at 11:18pm 0 Comments
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Now that you're already penning a purchase requisition for one of those fancy new P2 HD camcorders, you might as well toss a couple of Panny's new 64GB P2 cards (model AJ-P2C064) and its AJ-PCD35 ExpressCard adapter on there, too. Yep, Panasonic has chosen NAB Show 2008 to double up on its current 3...

April 14th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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RED's trifecta of hot new gear announcements at NAB wrapped up with the RED RAY optical disk drive, which promises to play back 4K video from the RED ONE, 3K video from the new Scarlet and the usual assortment of HD formats from RED Disc and RED Express media, as well as native R3D RAW files from...

April 14th 2008 at 1:29pm 0 Comments
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Now that you're already penning a purchase requisition for one of those fancy new P2 HD camcorders, you might as well toss a couple of Panny's new 64GB P2 cards (model AJ-P2C064) and its AJ-PCD35 ExpressCard adapter on there, too. Yep, Panasonic has chosen NAB Show 2008 to double up on its current 3...

April 14th 2008 at 1:14pm 0 Comments
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As the HD camcorder onslaught continues, Sony is making sure it doesn't get left out by showcasing the PMW-EX3 in Las Vegas. Aside from handling interchangeable lenses, this cam also features a trifecta of 0.5-inch CCDs with Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution, native 24p support, XDCAM HD EX record...

April 14th 2008 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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As the HD camcorder onslaught continues, Sony is making sure it doesn't get left out by showcasing the PMW-EX3 in Las Vegas. Aside from handling interchangeable lenses, this cam also features a trifecta of 0.5-inch CCDs with Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution, native 24p support, XDCAM HD EX record...

April 14th 2008 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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Certainly not your grandmother's capture card, ViewCast's Osprey-450e is aimed directly at the professionals browsing the NAB Show aisles in Las Vegas. The quad-channel capture card takes advantage of the ultra-speedy PCI Express interface and comes "optimized for live streaming video applications w...

April 14th 2008 at 11:32am 0 Comments