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RED announces Monstro BK VV sensor Photo

RED announces Monstro BK VV sensor

RED Digital Cinema has announced their new Monstro 8K VV Full Frame sensor for WEAPON cameras. It offers 2/3rd stop more dynamic range, can capture 8K imagery at 60fps, 35.4 MP stills and has data speeds of up to 300MB/s.

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RED announces Helium sensor Photo

RED announces Helium sensor

RED Digital Cinema has announced a new 8K sensor which it is calling Helium. At 29.9x15.77mm it is much smaller than the current Dragon sensor, which measures 40.96x21.6mm, but both sensors have 8192x4320 pixels. The new sensor will be available for the existing Weapon camera and a new camera, the Epic-W, will be designed around it in the future. The Helium sensor’s size will give greater lens compatibility.

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Canon develops 250 megapixel sensor Photo

Canon develops 250 megapixel sensor

Canon has announced that it has developed a CMOS sensor with approximately 250 megapixels. This has been achieved by advanced circuit miniaturization and signal processing technology allowing the digital information to be moved from the sensor quickly. In fact, it will shoot video at 5fps. Canon see the sensors application in industry and security applications, although the press release also mentions “the field of visual expression.”

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