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Submitted by Michael Cioni.

Here is a great write up by Joel Ordesky (formerly a SONY F65 product manager) with a lot of fascinating information about camera sensors.

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Submitted by Peter Cioni.

Pretty substantial development. In North America, 96% of screens are digital...

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Submitted by Chris Peariso.

Apple issued an update to their Pro Codecs today which looks like it includes a new version of ProRes (4444 XQ). I imagine we will start seeing this codec as an acquisition format in next-gen cameras and as a delivery requirement.

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Submitted by Peter Cioni.

Really interesting statistics related to 4K “readiness” around the globe, which is based on bit rate streams of sustained data (i.e., 15Mbps or higher). The US is ranked 13th on overall global rankings (17%), and South Korea ranked 1st overall (60%).

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Submitted by Peter Cioni.

Very exciting! Just need the 4K content. And 2018 isn’t that far away.

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Submitted by Peter Cioni.

It has been really interesting to follow these articles over the last 5 years.  I remember when the % of digital projectors in the US was 50%… then 75%… now 92%.  Light Iron has been an active participant in this transition.

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Submitted by Megan Marquis.

This is a powerful statement: "The lesson is that companies are free to ignore digitization; they are also free to go bankrupt.  Adapt and surf the rising digital tide, or drown."

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Submitted by Katie Fellion.

We predicted this happening years ago, and it's finally coming to fruition.  The most interesting idea behind an electronic system is the potential for the indie filmmakers wanting to get their materials into a theater.

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Submitted by Peter Cioni.

Really good read and another testament to innovation overtaking the incumbents.

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Submitted by Michael Cioni.

"The innovations that Light Iron pioneered have always been based on where we want to be, not where we are – and the market has, in fact, migrated in the way we predicted it would."

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