• Seagate Ships World’s First 4TB HD With Four 1TB Platters

    Seagate Ships World’s First 4TB HD With Four 1TB Platters

    Seagate will be shipping a 4TB hard drive that has the distinction of being the world’s first to include a 1TB per platter design. This basically means that each spinning disk in the hard drive has a capacity of 1TB, and that there are four of them. It’s not everyday that you can claim to that have something that’s the “world’s first”, so don’t be… Read More

  • Canon’s New Full-Frame Video Sensor Can Shoot Clear HD Footage In Exceptionally Low Light

    Canon’s New Full-Frame Video Sensor Can Shoot Clear HD Footage In Exceptionally Low Light

    Canon today announced the successful creation of a new full-frame CMOS sensor, designed exclusively for shooting video. The new sensor can capture full-HD video with extremely low noise in settings where it has been hard for traditional cameras to even operate at all in the past. The sensor will have immediate benefits for astrophotography and for use in security systems, but the developments… Read More

  • TechCrunch TV Goes HD

    If you have been watching TechCrunch TV interviews lately, you may have noticed the videos are much sharper, crisper and much higher quality. The reason: we’ve gone HD. We are now using a new workflow with HD cameras and HD video switcher. Our shows from New York (Fly or Die and Founder Stories) have always been produced in HD at AOL Studios. But, now our San Francisco studio has… Read More

  • Formula One Will Be Available In HD This Year (Finally!)

    Good news: Formula One will be in HD this year. You’d have thought that such a fancy racing circuit would be broadcast in HD already—how many years has Nascar been in HD?—but no; we’ve had to wait. Long overdue, yes. Read More

  • Did The Xbox 360 *Really* Usher In The Era Of HD Gaming?

    It’s the end of the year, and that means many publications are rolling out their annual “best of” list. I don’t know if *we’re* doing anything along those lines, but I *do* have a bone to pick with 1UP. They’ve a delightful little list of 10 things the Xbox 360 did to change gaming forever. You already know most of the list before reading it: Achievement… Read More

  • Video: Thanko's New Spy Watch Is Waterproof

    For reasons unknown, Tokyo-based accessory maker Thanko keeps churning out “spy” gadgets. This time we get a watch [JP] that looks quite bland from the outside but features a micro camera that can shoot both pictures and video. Another selling point is that it’s Thanko’s first spy watch that’s waterproof (IPX8 certification) – isn’t that great? Read More

  • Sony Updates Bloggie Camcorder To Touchscreen, HD

    Good news for Sony fans, the Bloggie camcorder that we saw a mere 9 months ago it already undergoing a redesign. I have to say, I like the new version better then the old model that we saw at CES. Read More

  • A Quick Look At the 21st Century 3D Dual Red 3D Rig

    Walking among the cars this weekend in Monterey I spotted an odd rig with two Red cameras attached to something that looked like a range hood. It turns out it was a 3D camera set-up from 21st Century 3D and records full HD at various depths and in a package that rides on a dolly. Read More

  • 7,680 x 4,320 pixels: NHK shows "super-HD" camera and display (video)

    If you ever thought full HD delivers pictures in awesome resolution (1,920×1080), think again. Because Japanese national TV broadcaster NHK is working on a camera and display system that boasts 16 times the resolution of full HD, namely 7,680×4,320 pixels. In other words, the format makes it possible to produce pictures four times as wide and four times as high as full HD. Read More

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