UPDATE: It turns out a small group of journalists were invited to the Apple R&D lab for Mac products for a round-table chat with Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and hardware chief John Ternus. The resulting interviews are revealing – Apple say the previous Mac Pro design boxed them into a thermal corner on performance and thus apologise to pros for the lack of updates. It seems they are putting this right.
Friday 7am London time sees the release of a firmware update for the Sony FS5 which optimises the performance of internal recording, fixing the issues spotted by early adopters of the camera including myself (Andrew Reid) and Paul Antico.
Today I gave my early FS5 feedback to Sony and they gave me some good news – another firmware update is in the pipeline.
I am allowed to give you some of the confirmed new features, although the release timing and full details are yet to be fully decided.
It is clear Sony is going to support the FS5 extremely well!
Panasonic today made the V-LOG firmware update for the GH4 official. It is a paid update $99? Absolutely. I will be buying it. It is affordable enough for enthusiasts. Pros especially must be very thankful. The last time the paid to add LOG via a firmware update it cost $3000 with the Sony F3!
Panasonic have today released V2.1 firmware for the GH4. This gives us timecode and recording start/stop triggering over HDMI to Atomos devices such as the Shogun 4K recorder. The firmware also adds a few other features, read on to find out what they are…