Articles tagged "sports"

Sigma GM reveals a new DG DN Sports zoom lens is being developed

Yasuhiro Osone, General Manager of the Product Planning Department at Sigma, revealed the news in a mirrorless lens development live stream shared earlier today.

Japan's NHK will demo an 8K camera that can shoot 240fps slow motion at NAB 2018

Japanese broadcasting organization NHK has developed a slow motion camera that can shoot 8K at 240fps, and they'll be showing it off at NAB 2018 alongside their new 8K transmission and VR technologies.

Fast machines: Shooting motocross with the Nikon D5 and Canon 1D X II

With 12 and 14 frames per second on tap respectively, the Nikon D5 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II are both high-speed sports-shooting machines. So, we took them to photograph some other high-speed machines at a motocross practice northeast of Seattle. Read more

Roll with it: Official World Cup ball goes HD

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil just around the corner, Adidas is getting the ball rolling with an eye-catching video series. They've outfitted a match ball, also known as Brazuca, with six GoPro-style cameras for a unique point-of-view as Brazuca's six 'eyes' provide a 360-degree view around the field from cleat-level. Watch Brazuca in action

Garmin takes on GoPro with VIRB and VIRB Elite action cameras

Garmin has taken a leap into the rugged action camera market with the Garmin VIRB and VIRB Elite, designed to capture video and stills in extreme conditions. In a market segment currently dominated by GoPro, the VIRB steps into the ring with a 1.4-inch display, 1080p video capture, integrated weatherproof housing and ANT+ connectivity. The VIRB Elite is a step-up model with built-in Wi-Fi and GPS. Both are capable of 16 megapixel still images, as well as time-lapse photography. Click through for the full press release and pricing.

Play it again: NFL fans get 360-degree instant replay

The instant replay isn't new. In fact, it can be argued that it's the very reason why watching Football is America's favorite Sunday night living room pastime. The implementation of 12 cameras in each end zone brings something new to your big screen TV this NFL season - a 360-degree instant replay. Starting with the September 8th Dallas Cowboys home game, fans watching the action on NBC’s Sunday Night Football will see an all-around view of controversial plays in each end zone.