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April 17, 2012

NAB 2012 trade-show action: Zeiss, BlackMagic, Canon, Digital Bolex, Sony, RED, JVC, Fujinon, etc

This year's NAB 2012 trade show in Las Vegas has generated a lot of new gear buzz, so it has earned a trade show round-up! We break it down by manufacturer... This post grew too long, so we removed the embedded videos in order to keep it at a manageable size...

Live (and Tape-Delayed after it happens) Coverage
+ 1-hour news-style show hosted by Philip Bloom including an interview with the Digital Bolex founders
+ DSLR News Shooter is using LiveStream for live broadcasts, check day #2 and Day #1 (you can also watch the recordings after they happen)

Blackmagic Design $3000 Cinema camera
+ hands-on at No Film School
+ interview and footage at Cinema 5D
+ interview with BlackMagic at DSLR News Shooter (full size on Vimeo)
+ interview with Blackmagic at Wide Open Camera
+ hands-on at The Verge

+ talking 1D C (C for Cinema) full frame vDSLR with Dan Chung and Canon dude by DSLR News Shooter upon dpreview
+ EOS 1D C for Cinema hands-on at Engadget
+ Cinema C500 hands-on at Engadget and Abel Cine
+ prototype of new USB remote grip for Canon by Ikan at DSLR News Shooter
+ 21-minute Canon "Image What's Next" keynote presentation at Cinema 5D - full size on Vimeo (part #1 and part #2)
+ 30-inch 4k prototype display at Engadget and The Verge

+ taking a look at the new Cine lenses (70-200 zoom and T1.5 primes) at DSLR News Shooter - full size on Vimeo
+ interview with Zeiss dude at Wide Open Camera
+ Zeiss lenses at Abel Cine

+ NEX-FS700 at Wide Open Camera and The Verge
+ 1.5TB archive solution using stacked optical discs at The Verge

+ Dragon 6K at Engadget and The Verge
+ 9-inch touchscreen OLED EVF hands-on at Engadget
+ REDray 4K Cinema Laser Projector and player at Engadget

Other Gear
+ Fujinon Cabrio 19-90mm T2.9 at Abel Cine
+ Alexa interview at Abel Cine
+ JVC GY-HM600 mobile news camera at Engadget
+ Livestream Broadcaster hands-on at Engadget
+ Zacuto rigs for Canon Cinema and Sony FS at DSLR News Shooter
+ new rigs and remote follow focus by Jag-35 at DSLR News Shooter
+ Zacuto plasma light at Wide Open Camera

General Interest
+ 40-minute panel discussion on the state of newspaper video at DSLR News Shooter
+ day #1 recap at No Film School
+ Twitter account for the trade show: @NABShow

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