StudioTech News – 13 January 2012

StudioTech News – 13 January 2012

Items discussed:

Netflix now in the UK and Roku scramble to announce in response.

Magisto wins CES best mobile app. Magisto analyzes your videos, selects the best parts and edits them together to make them look amazing, complete with creative effects, transitions, filters, music, and more.

AR Drone 2 – not just a cool toy but can take 1280 x 720 video as well!

For US viewers MonoPrice- To Launch a new line of HDMI cables with the RedMere chipset super thin cable allows 10.2 Gbps up to 20 meters and 6.75 Gbps for 30 meters which will allow for 3D.

The Lenovo K91 Smart TV with Android OS, to be initially exclusive to the Chinese market, will be available in 42″ and 50″ models.

DragonTV– Talk to your TV!

JVC Announce the GY-HMQ10, the world’s first handheld 4K camcorder, which captures, records, and plays video images at four times the resolution of high definition television.

Google+ Hangouts Updates- Center Video gets larger and Screen Sharing

Panasonic 216ppi 20 inch displays

Canon launches consumer HD camcorders with Wi-Fi streaming ability. Model numbers and names (Vixia / Legria) -including M2, M56 and M506 in the UK.

In people news: Newtek Expands- Hires Carter Holland from AVID

Adobe releases free Lightroom 4 beta

Thunderbolt- It’s not Dead! –

Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Sony will be bringing Thunderbolt to PCs in 2012.

OCZ has jumped on the Thunderbolt bandwagon with its latest external SSD, the OCZ Lightfoot, a compact drive offering up to 1TB of high-speed storage.

LaCie- 2big Thunderbolt Drives Released

The Elgato Thunderbolt SSD goes on sale in February.

VW-ioSafe- The Rugged Portable Thunderbolt is slated to be available in the second quarter of 2012, with the 500GB hard drive-based version costing some $500. The pricing of the SSD version will be announced when the product becomes available

Lacie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series.

Belkin ThunderBolt Express Dock– $299 in Sept. ‘12

Blackmagic Design announced Intensity Shuttle, a revolutionary new video capture and playback solution that uses Intel’s groundbreaking Thunderbolt™ technology. Very similar to the the Intensity Extreme in specs.

How Google+ Hangouts will transform traditional TV broadcasting

MSI unveils external Thunderbolt GPU MSI of course produce motherboards……