Here's one for the filmmakers: grab a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for US$495/AU$589/£325. That's almost 50 percent off the original price.
Following on from the announcement of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera earlier this month, new footage has emerged showing just what this little camera can do.
The company releases a beta version of a file format for higher-end video. Also out is a beta of Adobe Story for writing scripts.
Adobe's updated raw-image format now handles stitched panoramas and HDR photos, part of a plan to attract more photographers and allies. Adobe hopes to see the features used -- but isn't promising anything.
Though it's certainly not cheap, this video camera promises high-quality results at an attainable price for independent film, commercials, and TV production.
Effort called CinemaDNG tries to set standard for digital video file formats. Also at NAB 2008, Adobe adds speech transcription to video metadata.