The second day of the show is over, after 5 days I am officially tired and there are still 3 more days of show, Info is still pouring out into the desert.
Big news for me is that HP is publicly showing the SpectreXT laptop that is equipped with Thunderbolt, HP is not the biggest PC MFG to embrace the media rich pipeline that Thunderbolt enables. http://cnet.co/Yas5BF
Spectre Thunderbolt Laptop in the HP Booth
Black Magic Design offers 2 new versions of the BMCC Camera The Pocket Cinema (URL) Camera $1000 features a magnesium alloy chassis, 13 stops of dynamic range, Super 16 sensor size, high quality Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW recording, as well as interchangeable optics with an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount, all packed into an incredibly tiny size.http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/press/pressdetails?releaseID=38108
AND Blackmagic Production Camera 4K: $3995 (URL) The Production Camera 4K is a new high resolution 4K digital film camera with an innovative large Super 35 size sensor with professional global shutter, combined with precision EF mount optics and high quality Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) file recording.
The 4K model that has more than a few RedScarlet Users whining online.http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthread.php?97945-Scarlet-owners-and-their-reactions-this-week
ARRI and AbelCine both are showing PL lens Extenders.
Lastly, My day ended last night after a meeting of the minds with ArtAdams (PVC and DVinfo.net), Bob Monaghan(GlueTools), Dave Stump A.S.C (Knowledge Geek), AJA’s Steve Barsky, and of course DP’s Christian Seel and Kevan Barsky.