How 4K TV Works

Imagine 80-inch screens with quadruple the image quality of Full HD, plus passive 3D content that you'd consider actually watchable. That's 4K TV technology. It could deliver a stunning home theater experience—just as soon as 4K-enabled TV's like Sony's latest begin to cost less than a Kia. » 9/18/12 5:00pm 9/18/12 5:00pm

Canon 4K Concept Camera: Please Be Real One Day

I really hope Canon makes this concept compact 4k camera one day, even if Canon says it'll never come out just like this. It's like the looming future of cameras sculpted in black plastic, a photon blaster-cum-camera. » 9/02/10 3:39pm 9/02/10 3:39pm

Red One Mysterium-X Sensor Upgrade Available January 22nd

Starting on January 22nd, Red One users will be able to upgrade to the Mysterium-X sensor for the low, low price of $5,750. It's the same sensor found on the Epic-X—delivering improved imaging and better low light performance. » 1/14/10 5:40pm 1/14/10 5:40pm

Gifts for Video Geeks Who Think They're The Next Scorsese

Maybe you know someone in film school, or just some guy who really likes going to movies and cutting YouTube mash-ups? Here's what you can buy them—and also what you shouldn't: » 11/18/09 10:00am 11/18/09 10:00am

Watch Turbo (That Video Game Movie Shot on a Red One) Now

A few months back, I wrote about Turbo, a USC graduate thesis shot for under $100K on a Red One camera that used some well-designed effects to capture one potential future of gaming. Now it's online for free. » 10/07/09 9:50am 10/07/09 9:50am

Using the Red One and 5d Mark II to Create Living Magazines

Magazines are going down the crapper as a medium, but the crew at Alexx Henry photography envisions a world where OLED and eInk screens put motion into mags and makes them cutting-edge. » 10/05/09 7:20pm 10/05/09 7:20pm

Red Epic Used to Shoot Sexiest Woman Alive, Kate Beckinsale, at 5K…

Megan Fox may have been sexy enough to use the 3K resolution Red Epic video camera to shoot with, but the sexiest woman alive needs 5K. Kate Beckinsale is an extra 2K sexier than Megan Fox. » 10/02/09 1:41pm 10/02/09 1:41pm

Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive, Filmed at Delicious 5K Super High…

Last year, Esquire shot Megan Fox in 3K resolution using the Red One. This year, they're going to 5K (yes, 5K, meaning you can see her pores) for the Sexiest Woman Alive, using Red's Epic. Here's a (low res) taste: » 9/14/09 7:40pm 9/14/09 7:40pm

Red One vs. 5D Mark II vs. Lumix GH1 Video Test Stuns for Several…

I suppose one lesson of this short clip—comparing footage from the Red One, Canon 5D Mark II, and Panasonic Lumix GH1 with a range of lenses—is that a woman in a black dress makes for great test video. » 8/10/09 12:40pm 8/10/09 12:40pm

Using the Red One Camera to Make a 'Living Movie Poster'

We've seen the Red One blur the line between DSLRs and HD cameras with Esquire's video-still Megan Fox cover, but this video shows how a photography studio that shoots movie posters has used it to blend photography and video even more. » 6/11/09 9:40am 6/11/09 9:40am

The First Foxy Magazine Cover to Be Shot In Video

Last week we told you that Esquire had shot their June magazine cover in video. This week, we see that Megan Fox photo in all its...wait, there is no way "Fox" is her real name. » 5/04/09 10:30am 5/04/09 10:30am

Megan Fox Esquire Cover Shot In Video, Not Stills

If the fusion of video cameras and dSLRs hadn't blurred enough before, Esquire shot their June issue cover of Megan Fox in video—a purported first in the magazine world. » 4/27/09 2:40pm 4/27/09 2:40pm

RED Scarlet Test Footage Hits the 'Nets Looking Like a Gift From the…

I love that RED's upcoming Scarlet camera will cost around $2500 and can produce beautiful footage like this. Paired with a 100mm RED PRIME PRO lens here, the 2/3" Scarlet captures footage at 3K resolution. » 3/13/09 9:00pm 3/13/09 9:00pm

The Sanctuary Crew Sure Does Like Their RED Cameras

Sanctuary isn't a terribly popular (or interesting) show, but it does look nice. It's no coincidence, then, that they're the first North American production to exclusively use RED cameras . » 1/13/09 5:52am 1/13/09 5:52am

Red Reduces Prices, Announces Trade-In Program

Jim Jannard has announced a price reduction on their Scarlet and EPIC cameras, their latest modular systems for still and motion photography. Plus, now there are multiple trade-in upgrade paths: » 12/02/08 10:35pm 12/02/08 10:35pm

RED to Make Another, Even Bigger Announcement on December 3rd

RED CEO Jim Jannard, who generally manages to construct all sentences using only intensifiers and superlatives, is getting really » 11/25/08 7:51am 11/25/08 7:51am excited on the again: :-)? He goes on to say that the new announcement will make seem 'insignificant', which is, let's be honest here, quite a claim to accompany such a vague…

At Gizmodo Gallery: The Red One Camera

We'll have a lot more than the 1983 Apple Phone prototype at the upcoming Gizmodo Gallery. Perhaps you were interested in getting a good look at the famous Red One camera? That's good, because we sorta know a guy. » 11/20/08 8:15am 11/20/08 8:15am

RED Unloads Modular Cameras, a DSLR, 3D and 28k

Rumors of a RED DSLR had been confirmed a long time ago » 11/13/08 5:40am 11/13/08 5:40am, but what of the Scarlet and EPIC übercamcorders? On the , RED CEO Jim Jannard has explained it all: Scarlet and EPIC the DSLR — all cameras are "part of the same DSMC system", so each and every camera will be part of a modular, build-your-own, still and video…

RED Re-Teases Nov 13 Announcement With Camera Ports, More Hyperbole

In case you forgot there's a big RED announcement happening this week on November 13 » 11/09/08 3:30pm 11/09/08 3:30pm, RED CEO Jim Jannard is again lighting up the RED User forums with another cryptic tease. Saying nothing more than "Not sure what this means..." the outspoken exec lets fly some ports for the company's upcoming übercamera. As…

RED Teases Nov 13th Announcement With Cryptic Renders, More Hyperbole

RED CEO Jim Jannard is either an incredible visionary or prone to serial exaggeration » 11/03/08 7:24am 11/03/08 7:24am. Just yesterday, he deigned to visit the RED forums, promising that "[RED is] doing things we never thought possible... When we do post, it will be very obvious why we needed a bit more time to 'spill the beans'." As a teaser, he…