The shape of the NEX-5 and the availability of 180° (fisheye) and 99° (ultrawide) converters for the 16mm pancake lens persuaded us that with a suitable harness or secure housing, we would get permission to make a unique high definition film on the famous Volo dell’Angelo, one of the most dramatic zipwire experiences in Europe.
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Sony Corporation today announced the development of a single lens 3D camera technology capable of recording natural and smooth 3D images of even fast-moving subject matter such as sports, at 240fps (frames per second). This technology combines a newly developed optical system for single lens 3D camera which captures the left and right images simultaneously, . . . → Read More: Sony invent 3D movie HDTV camera
SONY puts two 10.2 megapixel consumer digicams on the market in September 2009 using the back-illuminated Exmor R sensor. This CMOS sensor architecture takes the ‘sandwich’ which forms the light-sensitive pixel wells, and reverses it so that the side previously used for connections now faces the image-forming light. This change allows more light to be . . . → Read More: Exmor R hits the High Street – new Cyber-shots
Canon has announced a consumer level EOS 500D camera, with 1080p resolution video limited to 20 frames per second, and 15.1 megapixels but a maximum shooting rate of 3.4 frames per second:
This continues the trend for all new DSLRs to have HD movie shooting in addition to live view modes, something which Sony . . . → Read More: Canon EOS 500D – video plus 15.1 megapixels
Press release from Sony, March 3rd 2009 – important bits highlighted in bold, uncalled-for comments in italics:
The Cyber-shot HX1 by Sony, teams stunning picture quality, lightning-fast shooting and powerful creative features in a stylish, supremely easy to use camera. The new flagship of the Cyber-shot range showcases a range of sophisticated image sensing, optical . . . → Read More: HX1 Cyber-shot with EXMOR CMOS and G Lens
You can download a Sony press conference video from IFA Berlin show via this link:
It is mainly about HDTV Motionflow, LED technology, Reader, OLED (Organic LED) screens, Handycam, the electronic Picture Frame, something called Sountina which appears to radiate sound from a column speaker – etc. It features Fujio Nishida, President of Sony . . . → Read More: Sony at IFA – press conference video
We have received the first press release today (Sept 8th) for Sony’s presence at photokina 2008. It doesn’t mention the still DSLR range except in referring to digital photography in general. Here is the text.
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