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Phantom flying drone shoots improved, more stable video

The Phantom 2 Vision Plus has an improved three-axis gimbal for video stability

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Digital media industry ramps up support for 4K at broadcasters show

Equipment makers such as Cisco, Sony, Red Digital Cinema, and Panasonic are opening the door for live broadcasts.

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Sony's Alpha 7S camera snaps pics and shoots 4K video

The Alpha 7S can capture clear videos in low light and record in 4K with an external recorder

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Panasonic brings 4K to wearable action camcorders

The HX-A500 can be looped around your ear for a high-resolution, first-person view of anything from watersports to mountain climbing

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A robotic camera for the ultimate video selfie

The Soloshot 2 is your own personal cameraman.

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Sony shines a spotlight on 4K at CES

The message from Sony's press event at CES Monday was clear: There's enough native 4K content coming to convince you to upgrade to an Ultra HD TV.

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Sony introduces $2,000 4K camcorder

The FDR-AX100 is a roughly palm-sized tool that will address lack of 4K content.

FlipShare not dead yet (but it soon will be)

FlipShare, the video-sharing service that accompanied Cisco's Flip pocket camcorders, will finally close its doors at the end of 2013.

Sony, Panasonic show consumer 4K camcorders

Sony is set to become the first company to offer a consumer-grade camcorder that shoots at four times the detail of today's best high-definition images.

Sony alters point of view with new-concept video cameras

The new Action Cam, Music Video Recorder, and 4K Ultra HD camcorders redefine consumer videocams from a different angle

Canon confronts smartphones with the itty-bitty Vixia mini camcorder

Canon unveils the diminutive Vixia mini compact personal camcorder to compete with smartphone video cameras.

Secretly shooting video and photo in private settings soon to be illegal in Sweden

Sweden's parliament voted in favor of a law that bans taking pictures and filming in a private environment without first getting permission from people in attendance. Critics say the law is too ambiguous.

Phantom flying drone captures stunning, stable video

A new stabilization system for the Phantom remote-controlled flying drone helps it capture stunning landscapes and maneuver in tight spaces.

Pocket Cinema Camera offers film look for less than $1000

The $995 Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera will let content producers get the sort of cinematic look that usually comes from higher-priced equipment.

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Canon develops CMOS sensor that captures video in low light

Camera manufacturer Canon has developed a large sensor chip for shooting full-frame video in extremely dim conditions.