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Tokina Water Dispersing LensSome more interesting and exciting developments out of IBC 2013 — Tokina showcased their water dispersion filter that will keep you from cringing when you see those dark clouds coming to rain on  your parade (or set.) Tokina has done something with their filter that has not yet been done — used a special hydrophilic coating instead of, say, a vibrating mechanism to keep water from accumulating, keeping lenses dry. Read on to get the details from a video by News Shooter. More »

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NHK Bullet Time camera systemAmazing. It would look — amazing. And this isn’t something I thought up in a wonderful wonderful dream I had. (If it was, it would’ve been Muggsy Bogues dunking on Hakeem Olajuwon and then high-fiving David Robinson before dismounting off of the backboard in a fiery double gainer.) This is what we could see every time we turn on a game if broadcasters use a bullet time camera system developed by Japanese broadcasting company NHK. The multi-viewpoint remote-controlled camera setup could take instant replays in sports to a whole new — very exciting level. More »

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Weren’t we just saying that this year wasn’t the year of 4K? The Japanese company NHK is plugging away with their 8K technological breakthroughs, and they’ve finally brought their 8K monster down to the size of a standard broadcast 1080p camera. That’s big news in the advancement of camera technology, and it’s only a matter of time before we’re shooting 4K on our cell phones. But what does this really mean for the world of video? How far away are we from having 8K TVs in our homes and actually shooting in 8K? More »