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Press Release: Canon at NAB 2012

12 April 2012

Canon to exhibit at NAB 2012 prototype of 30-inch 4K industrial video display currently under development

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 12th April 2012 – Canon announced today that the company is developing a new 30-inch 4K resolution industrial video display, a prototype of which will be exhibited from April 16 to 19 at NAB Show 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

With the rapid adoption of digital cinema, there has been a growing need among Hollywood professionals and others leading the vanguard of motion picture and video production for video displays capable of the faithful reproduction of high-image-quality, high-definition 4K video. 

Canon is currently developing a 30-inch 4K resolution industrial display as a 4K video output device realising faithful colour reproduction and high-resolution, high-contrast performance. Canon will exhibit a prototype of the video display from April 16 to 19 at NAB Show 2012, the world’s largest international digital event for audio, video, film, broadcast and communications, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. 

The prototype to be displayed will provide support for cinema and other video editing processes while also responding to film-production needs through Canon proprietary high-image-quality technology and reliability. While detailed specifications and pricing have yet to be decided, Canon aims to commercialise the display before the end of 2012.

 

Mini News

22 November 2012: Sigma 18-250mm now available in Sony's A-Mount

Sigma Imaging UK Ltd has announced that the 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro HSM lens is now available at a suggested retail price of £499.99. Sigma's APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens will shortly be available in Sony's A-Mount for a suggested retail price of £1499.99.

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17 October 2012: Firmware update for Sony NEX 7 v1.01

Sony NEX firmware update provides the following;

  • Addition of capability to enable or disable the MOVIE button
  • Addition of exposure settings of bracket shooting (three frames /1.0EV,2.0EV, 3.0EV)
  • Improvement of response for showing auto review image.
  • Improvement of image quality when using a wide angle lens
  • Improvement of indication when setting “Flexible Spot”.

Visit the link: http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/NEX-7/updates

Firmware updates are also available for the a77, a65, and a57.

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15 October 2012: Purchase Sigma's 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM ultra wide angle lens and claim FREE 77mm UV DG filter

From Monday 15th October 2012, Sigma Imaging UK Ltd are introducing a short term special offer that enables anyone who purchases Sigma’s multi-award winning 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM ultra-wide angle lens to claim a FREE Sigma 77mm UV DG filter worth over £60!

A Sigma Ultra Violet filter is the perfect accessory to protect your lens from damage to the front element. Sigma’s DG filters benefit from a special multi-layer lens coating, developed to counteract the highly reflective characteristic of image sensors.

Terms and Conditions apply. Visit www.sigma-imaging-uk.com or ask your local photographic retailer for more details of this offer and how to claim your FREE Sigma 77mm UV DG filter.