Telling the ‘Story within the Story’ with Sony’s FS7

by Sony Pro Team 08/08/2016

By Lauren Vance Director, Producer, Filmmaker   I grew up in a place where people waited all summer for the arrival of the annual fair. From the moment I saw the trailers lined up and people unloading the amusement rides at our county’s fairgrounds I would start to countdown the days when I could walk […] Read More

Sony strengthens BVM-X300 4K OLED Master Monitor with new capabilities

by Sony Pro Team 08/03/2016

Updates Include New firmware, HDMI Input, Second 3G/HD-SDI Connection, enhanced features for High Dynamic Range Production Sony is expanding the capabilities of the BVM-X300 OLED master monitor, giving users more flexibility and more features for HDR and 4K production applications. Starting in October 2016, this updated version of the BVM-X300 will feature upgraded firmware including […] Read More

Sony 4K Laser Projectors at Houston Museum of Natural Science

by Sony Pro Team 08/02/2016

The Burke-Baker Planetarium, at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is a world-renowned facility emphasizing education as much as entertainment.  They needed a new projection technology to keep up with their non-stop schedule of visitors and school groups, making guests feel like they’re actually on a spaceship or inside the human body. They now have […] Read More

Sony Establishes ‘Research Award Program’ for North American Universities to Accelerate Innovation and New Technologies

by Communications 08/01/2016

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, August 1, 2016 – Sony today announced the launch of the Sony Research Program, an academic awards scheme to provide North American universities funding for emerging and innovative technology research projects, and collaboration with Sony’s own research division. By fostering relationships with academic institutions, Sony aims to spearhead advanced research concepts and […] Read More

Capturing Speed and Agility on the FS7

by Sony Pro Team 07/28/2016

Q and A with Jonny Mass and Edward Khoma of Abandon Visuals   Jonny Mass and Edward Khoma are Action Sports Videographers and the co-founders of Abandon Visuals, a production house specializing in film, TV, and commercial content. We caught up with the duo to ask them about using Sony’s cameras for their high-octane videos […] Read More

Sony’s Canvas: First Impressions

by Sony Pro Team 07/15/2016

After its unveiling at InfoComm 2016, attendees react to seeing Sony’s immersive new Canvas Display System for the first time. Learn more about it here: https://www.sony.com/canvasdisplay Read More

Painting a portrait of a painter: Director and visual artist Loic Zimmermann uses the FS700’s palette as a digital canvas to create a masterwork

by Sony Pro Team 07/14/2016

Stanley Kubrick’s street photographer sensibilities helped define his signature look. Julian Schnabel’s sensational transition from painter to filmmaker shows how abstract artistic sensibilities translate into brilliant, unconventional storytelling. Now, Loic Zimmermann, a French filmmaker and visual artist based in Los Angeles, carries the dialogue between the visual arts into the digital age with A Solitary […] Read More

Sony Releases Full-Frame FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Prime Lens

by Communications 07/11/2016

A quintessential wide-aperture 50mm “normal” lens, the new ZEISS® Planar F1.4 offers high resolution, high-contrast and overall exceptional performance   SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2016 – Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today introduced a new full-frame lens for their E-mount camera system, the Planar […] Read More

Indiana University digitization initiative preserves more than 100,000 items in first year with Sony’s Memnon Service

by Sony Pro Team 06/30/2016

With project now ahead of schedule, IU opens Memnon’s Bloomington facility to take on additional clients BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—Just one year into its massive digitization initiative, Indiana University has already rescued from ruin more than 100,000 precious audio and video recordings, thanks to a successful collaboration with Memnon Inc., a Sony company.   Today, IU announced […] Read More