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Gear Talk => Canon General => Topic started by: chauncey on March 20, 2013, 12:02:33 PM

Title: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
Post by: chauncey on March 20, 2013, 12:02:33 PM
Just lucked onto this tidbit concerning a new low-light sensor from...Canon
http://www.canon.com/news/2013/mar04e.html (http://www.canon.com/news/2013/mar04e.html)
Title: Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
Post by: Mt Spokane Photography on March 20, 2013, 02:11:36 PM
Canon is a very large company and has a large R&D department.  If  research points to a possible invention that will make money, they do it. 
 
In this case, the new sensor is for surveillance work, as well as having a potential for astronomy.  Its not for cinema or other 4K type work.  High end surveillance is a area where the military and spy agencies are willing to shell out huge amounts.
Title: Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
Post by: Rienzphotoz on March 20, 2013, 03:59:43 PM
Bcoz those "video guys" are willing to pay more money than us  ;D
Title: Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
Post by: RGF on March 20, 2013, 06:48:00 PM
Canon has little presence in professional video market.  Video cameras are big ticket items and have lot of prestige.  Could help home video recorders.