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chauncey

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Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« 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

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Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« on: March 20, 2013, 12:02:33 PM »

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Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« Reply #1 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.

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Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2013, 03:59:43 PM »
Bcoz those "video guys" are willing to pay more money than us  ;D
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Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« Reply #3 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.

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Re: Why are the video guys getting the good stuff?
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2013, 06:48:00 PM »