Solving the TowerJazz mystery…
According to a report on Sunday at Nikkei, iPhone manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group plans to team up with premium camera maker RED Digital Cinema and enter the digital cinema camera market.
The RED Helium 8K (approx. APS-H size sensor) just leapt to the top of the DXOMark charts with a score of 108.
Picture – Bill Bennett, ASC (Twitter)
Well, it looks like the Arri Alexa 65 has some competition.
Panavision have revealed a RED-Weapon-like cinema camera which shoots 8K from a full frame 41 x 21 sensor in encrypted r3d RAW format.
Tim Smith says we should expect to see “low cost, high quality offerings”, plus a “surprise” from Canon themselves at the show, which starts April 16th 2016.