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Press Releases

Canon’s Cloud-based Image Management Service, irista: No Cost for Up to 15GB + New Updates are Now Live

Thu January 29, 2015

The following video presents Better protect your photos: secure photo storage online with irista by Canon:

A crashed drive. Stolen camera. Lost phone. All it takes for precious memories to be lost forever.
Keep each life moment safer with Irista by Canon – online photo storage designed to protect your images.

Published on Nov 11, 2014

The Canon’s new features going live are part of the next development phase of the Cloud-based Image Management Service, irista, and include an optimised user experience for tablets, as well as the ability to order high quality photo books directly from irista.

The features upgrades going live today are:

  • Adobe® Lightroom® integration: Edit images directly in Lightroom, which stores and synchronises the edited versions on your irista account, maintaining a single place to store all your photos. Lightroom users will also find their photos with XMP data in irista, ensuring images can easily be filtered.
  • Multi-device ready : Compatible with the most popular iOS and Android tablets, the user experience has now been enhanced to make all of irista’s functionality easily accessible on tablet devices.
  • Photo books at the touch of a button: Create and order stunning HD photo books directly from irista. Simply filter your favourite images and create a book within irista, all via your web browser. You’ll receive a beautiful, premium quality photo book, allowing you to enjoy your photos time and time again.

Also, there is new pricing – increased storage for photography enthusiasts as follows.

  • Up to 15GB: No cost, full functionality. The updated FREE tier now offers 15GB of cloud storage space – with full irista functionality.
  • Up to 200GB: €4.99 (5.64 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per month, or €49.00 (55.41 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year: for larger image libraries.
  • Up to 500GB: €10.99 (12.43 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per month, or €109.00 (123.24 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year: for larger image libraries.

Additional storage can also be purchased at:

  • €39.00 (44.12 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 100GB,
  • €99.00 (112.01 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 500GB and
  • €199.00 (224.97 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 1TB.

The updated irista service is now live, sign up by visiting: www.irista.com .

PRESS RELEASE

Every image, everywhere: Canon’s latest irista updates go live

London, UK, 29 January 2015 – Canon today goes live with exciting new updates to its cloud-based image management service, irista, making it more user-friendly than ever before. The features going live are part of the next development phase of the platform and include an optimised user experience for tablets, as well as the ability to order high quality photo books directly from irista. Alongside the feature updates, Canon also today unveils new pricing for the irista subscription tiers, giving photography enthusiasts increased storage.

irista

Feature upgrades – providing an optimised, user-friendly experience

The features going live today are:
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Firmware Updates, Press Releases

Panasonic Firmware Update Programs for LUMIX G Camera DMC-GH4 (Ver.2.1) & Interface Unit DMW-YAGH (Ver.1.1) are Available

Wed January 28, 2015

The following video presents [NEW] Panasonic LUMIX GH4 “Dalia’s Dream” in 4K by Scott Rhea BEHIND-THE-SCENES:

A world-renowned film director Scott Rhea created a film titled “Dalia’s Dream” in 4K using Panasonic LUMIX GH4.
Scott says: “Shooting with the GH4 was nothing short amazing as the 4k image that the camera produces rivals that of cameras costing exponentially more. The size, weight, and functionality of this camera were extremely well engineered and both user friendly to photographers of all skill levels. I found the touch screen interactivity to be faster and more accessible than previous working conventions and the focus confirmation feature something that sets this camera apart from others. Variable frame rate options, low light capability, and stellar image quality make this camera an extreme value and has just taken first position in my camera bag.”

Panasonic recently released the firmware update programs for the LUMIX G Interchangable lens camera DMC-GH4 (Ver.2.1) and the Interface Unit DMW-YAGH (Ver.1.1),

PRESS RELEASE

Panasonic Announces the Release of Firmware Update Program for LUMIX DMC-GH4 and DMW-YAGH

Jan 26, 2015 09:00 GMT

Panasonic announces the release of firmware update programs for the LUMIX G Interchangable lens camera DMC-GH4 (Ver.2.1) and the Interface Unit DMW-YAGH (Ver.1.1), which was re-scheduled due to the need of further verification. The new firmware programs are going to be released with more information in detail at the following Panasonic Support Sites on January 26, 2015.

With the firmware Ver.2.1 for DMC-GH4 time code and recording control signal can be embedded to the HDMI output signal*. Now both FHD at 30p/25p native or at 60p/50p is selectable to output via HDMI while recording video in FHD at 30p/25p.
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3D Printers

MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer & Tissue Engineering: Video Shows Custom Reconstruction of Living Windpipe

Wed January 28, 2015

This is an update to the previous blog, Makerbot 3D Printing + Tissue Engineering: Create Cartilage to Repair Windpipe Damage.

A llving windpipe segment is created: Image extracted from video below.

A llving windpipe segment is created: Image extracted from video below.

The following video presents MakerBot Stories | Feinstein Institute for Medical Research from MakerBot on Vimeo:

A team of surgeons and scientists at the Feinstein Institute of Medical Research, the research branch of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, has grown cartilage on a 3D printed scaffolding, pointing the way to custom repairs for damaged and diseased tracheas, or windpipes. The cells grow on a scaffolding created from ordinary MakerBot PLA Filament on a MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer. “3D printing and tissue engineering have the potential to replace lots of different parts of the human body,” says Dr. Lee Smith, a pediatric otolargyngologist who participated in the research. “The potential for creating replacement parts is almost limitless.”

Articles

You’re Invited to Panasonic Webinar ‘Introduction to 4K for Photographers’ Jan.28, 2015 at 12pm PT, 2pm CT, 3pm ET: Sign Up Now

Wed January 28, 2015

This video presents Panasonic LUMIX – Four Examples of Panasonic LUMIX Hybrid Photography in Action.

Panasonic LUMIX has been Changing Photography since the introduction of the first mirrorless camera in 2008. With the removal of the mirrorbox from the DSLR came advancements in focusing accuracy and speed, in-camera creative control, and video recording with real time AF. New “Hybrid Photographers” are advancing the art of photography by taking video and still and mixing it into amazing new forms of photography. Thanks to Panasonic LUMIX 4K video, Hybrid Photographers can now grab high resolution stills directly from 4K video in the camera. Here are 4 examples of Hybrid Photography – (1) 4K Photo from 4K Video, (2) Slide show incorporating video, still, and audio, (3) cinemagraphs of video turn into living photos, and (4) a clip of 4K video.

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Panasonic invites you to a FREE webinar with host Frederick Van Johnson and Lumix Luminary Giulio Sciorio – “Introduction to 4K for Photographers “- today, Jan. 28th, at 12pm Pacific, 2pm Central, 3pm Eastern.

They will show you the following.

  • A basic photographic workflow using 4K.
  • Shoot motion like a still photographer.
  • What is “Hybrid Photography” and how does 4K fit in?
  • Some of the huge advantages of smaller sensors with regard to video.
  • Q&A with Frederick (interview style).
  • Q&A with webinar attendees.

Please click here for more info.

Enjoy!

Contests, Press Releases

World Photography Organisation’s New 2015 Mobile Phone Award: Submit Entries by 11:59:59pm (GMT) on 27 Feb.2015

Wed January 28, 2015
© Anthony Lepinay (member of the 2015 Mobile Phone Award judging panel)

© Anthony Lepinay (member of the 2015 Mobile Phone Award judging panel)

World Photography Organisation (WPO) just launched a new competition, the 2015 Mobile Phone Award at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.

  • The competition is FREE to enter.
  • This competition is open to all members of the public. If you are under 16, you have your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent to participate in the competition.
  • Entries must be submitted by 11.59:59pm (GMT) on Friday 27 February 2015.

WPO is seeking incredible mobile phone photography, the inspirational moments that life is capable of providing us.

  • Images must have been taken on a mobile phone.

This new category at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards allows us to look a little closer at those otherwise ordinary moments and to enjoy the creative freedom that mobile phone photography allows.

Brief
“You get out of life what you put in.  Push past the obvious and see the inspiration all around you.  Discover the extraordinary by using your mobile phone to view the world through a different lens.”

Photographs are judged as a single shot, not a series of work.

Images must be taken between Tuesday 27 January 2015 and Friday 27 February 2015 and entries should address the theme as outlined, information on which can be found on their Website.

Winner and Prizes

  • The winner will be decided via public vote.
  • The shortlisted images, selected by WPO judges, will be showcased on this website from 10-17 March and the one image with the greatest number of votes will be declared the winner. The winner will be announced during the ceremony in April 2015.
  • The winning photographer, the Mobile Photographer of the Year, will receive:

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Press Releases

Panasonic’s New VariCam 35 4K is Used by Michael Minock to Shoot a Film About Human Trafficking: ‘Don’t Look Away’

Tue January 27, 2015

The following video presents Varicam 35: First Look.

First footage shot with the new Panasonic Varicam 35! The Varicam 35 4K camera/recorder incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs. The new camera’s superb image handling in multiple formats including 4K, UHD, 2K and HD make it an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, and commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events.

Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder

Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder

PRESS RELEASE

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY MICHAEL MINOCK SHOOTS NARRATIVE SHORT, ‘DON’T LOOK
AWAY,’ WITH VARICAM 35 4K CAMERA/RECORDER

NEWARK, NJ (January 26, 2015) – Florida-based cinematographer Michael Minock recently shot a narrative short about human trafficking, Don’t Look Away, with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organizations that specialize in caring for and rehabilitating victims of the crime.

The VariCam 35 is equipped with a super 35mm format full-size, single-chip MOS sensor that offers 4K (4096 x 2160) and UHD (3480 x 2160) resolution, and boasts high sensitivity, low noise, wide dynamic range and cinematic depth of field. The camera offers a choice of codecs — Panasonic’s AVC-ULTRA family and Apple ProRes 4:4:4:4 and ProRes HQ–and has 14+ stops of dynamic range to provide full control over the widest lighting conditions. With native ISOs of 800 and 5000, DPs can realize incredible image quality in extremely low light situations.

DP Minock is a 40-year veteran of the film industry with hundreds of credits, as well as nine years’ experience as a master faculty member at the legendary Rockport, Maine workshops, where he taught training classes in previous generations of Panasonic VariCams. Minock is currently prepping the production of a national commercial ad campaign using the Varicam 35. “Lots of high speed thrills,” he noted.
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3D Printers, Press Releases

Makerbot 3D Printing + Tissue Engineering: Create Cartilage to Repair Windpipe Damage

Tue January 27, 2015

The following video presents The MakerBot Replicator 2X – Announcement:

  • The MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer is a full-featured desktop 3D printer for experimenters to “explore the frontiers of 3D printing.”

Equipped with two extruders and optimized for the traditional thermoplastic ABS filament, the MakerBot Replicator 2X is prepared for future developments in 3D printing. Warning: patience, know-how, and a sense of adventure required.

Investigators, Todd Goldstein and Daniel A. Grande, at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have made a medical breakthrough using 3D printing on a MakerBot® Replicator® 2X Experimental 3D Printer to create cartilage designed for tracheal (windpipe) repair or replacement.

Here are some of the results of their medical research where regular MakerBot PLA Filament was used to 3D print a custom tracheal scaffolding, which was combined with living cells to create a tracheal segment.

  • The heat from the extruder head sterilized the PLA as it printed, so Todd Goldstein was able to use ordinary MakerBot PLA Filament.
  • The bio-ink, which stays at room temperature, is extruded during the 3D printing process and fills in gaps in the PLA scaffolding, then cures into a gel on the heated build plate of the MakerBot Replicator 2X.
  • A two-inch-long section of windpipe — shaped like a hollowed-out Tootsie Roll — takes less than two hours to print.
  • Once the bio-ink adheres to the scaffolding, it goes into a bioreactor, an appliance like a rotisserie oven that keeps the cells warm and growing evenly. A new bioreactor costs between $50,000 and $150,000, so Mr. Goldstein customized an incubator for his needs, making gears and other parts on their MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer to produce a brand new bioreactor.
  • 3D printed windpipe or trachea segments held up for four weeks in an incubator.
  • The cells survived the 3D printing process, were able to continue dividing, and produced the extracellular matrix expected of tracheal chondrocytes. In other words, they were growing just like windpipe cartilage.

MakerBot has also supplied the Feinstein Institute with early samples of its just-announced MakerBot PLA Composite Filaments in Limestone (calcium carbonate) and Iron, which will be available commercially later this year, so the Feinstein Institute can start investigating how to engineer other kinds of tissue, like bone or 3D print custom-made shields for cancer and radiation treatment.

“Do you remember the Six Million Dollar Man?” asks Dr. Grande. “The Bionic Man is not the future, it’s the present. We have that ability to do that now. It’s really exciting.”

The Feinstein Institute describes this work as a “proof of concept.” The team still has work to do before establishing a new protocol for repairing damaged windpipes.

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January 27, 2015

Using 3D Printing, MakerBot and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Create Cartilage to Repair Tracheal Damage

Results are showcased at 51st Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have made a medical breakthrough using 3D printing on a MakerBot® Replicator® 2X Experimental 3D Printer to create cartilage designed for tracheal repair or replacement. The results were reported today at the 51st Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons in San Diego, in a presentation by Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. This is a first for medical research where regular MakerBot PLA Filament was used to 3D print a custom tracheal scaffolding, which was combined with living cells to create a tracheal segment.

Daniel A. Grande, PhD, director of the Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, with their MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer that they used to 3D print cartilage to repair tracheal damage. (Photo: Business Wire)

Daniel A. Grande, PhD, director of the Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, with their MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer that they used to 3D print cartilage to repair tracheal damage. (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Goldstein, a PhD candidate at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, has been working with a team of surgeons at the North Shore-LIJ Health System for the past year on determining if 3D printing and tissue engineering could be used for tracheal repair and replacement. Tracheal damage can be caused by tumor, endotracheal intubation, blunt trauma, and other injuries. Narrowing and weakness of the trachea can occur and are often difficult to repair. There have been two traditional means of reconstructing a damaged trachea, but both techniques have limitations. Lee Smith, MD, chief of pediatric otolaryngology at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and David Zeltsman, MD, chief of thoracic surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, both part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, came to Mr. Goldstein and Daniel A. Grande, PhD, director of the Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and asked if 3D printing might offer a solution. Drs. Smith and Zeltsman originally surmised that incorporating 3D printing and tissue engineering to grow new cartilage for airway construction might be possible in ten to 20 years. Mr. Goldstein and Dr. Grande did it in a month.

The Feinstein Institute’s research combined two emerging fields: 3D printing and tissue engineering. Tissue engineering is like other kinds of engineering, except instead of using steel or computer code to make things, living cells from skin, muscle or cartilage are the raw material. Researchers at the Feinstein Institute know how to make cartilage from a mixture of cells called chondrocytes, nutrients to feed them, and collagen, which holds it all together. Shaping that cartilage into a nose or a windpipe is another matter. That’s where 3D printing comes in. A 3D printer can construct scaffolding, which can be covered in a mixture of chondrocytes and collagen, which then grows into cartilage.

“Making a windpipe or trachea is uncharted territory,” noted Mr. Goldstein. “It has to be rigid enough to withstand coughs, sneezes and other shifts in pressure, yet flexible enough to allow the neck to move freely. With 3D printing, we were able to construct 3D-printed scaffolding that the surgeons could immediately examine and then we could work together in real time to modify the designs. MakerBot was extremely helpful and consulted on optimizing our design files so they would print better and provided advice on how to modify the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer to print with PLA and the biomaterial. We actually found designs to modify the printer on MakerBot’s Thingiverse website to print PLA with one extruder and the biomaterial with the other extruder. We 3D printed the needed parts with our other MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, and used them to modify the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer so that we could better iterate and test our ideas.”

“The ability to prototype, examine, touch, feel and then redesign within minutes, within hours, allows for the creation of this type of technology,” says Dr. Smith. “If we had to send out these designs to a commercial printer far away and get the designs back several weeks later, we’d never be where we are today.”
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Firmware Updates, Press Releases

Panasonic Firmware Upgrade for AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld Camcorder is Available: Version 16.30-00-0.00; Jan. 19, 2015

Mon January 26, 2015
Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld camcorder

Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld camcorder

The following video presents Panasonic P2HD AJ-PX270 Camera Recorder | ENGLISH:

The AJ-PX270 offers many innovations to the handheld type camera recorders. Panasonic has taken the NDA from its shoulder mount cameras, benefiting the PX270 with greater image control and functionality. Further innovations include network connectivity via 4G and dual codec recording.

The PX270 has integrated AVC-ULTRA recording, offering a wide range of recording bit rates. In addition to AVC-Intra100, the camera has AVC-LongG, which enables extended recording of 1920×1080 10bit 4:2:2 broadcast quality footage.

Panasonic recently announced a FREE firmware upgrade, version 16.30-00-0.00 (Jan. 19, 2015) for its five-pound AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld professional camcorder, which includes newly supported features as follows.

  • A new codec, AVC-Intra Class200.
  • Full HD streaming and automatic contents transfer. “The implication for news gathering is that a breaking news event can be streamed to a broadcast station while acquisition is in progress in the field.”
  • New P2 Remote Operation Panel (ROP) application, which enables wieless control of PX270 camera settings (picture quality, zoom, focus and rec/stop operation, for example) using an iPad. The P2 ROP App will be available FREE of charge at the Apple App Store.
  • New recording formats.
  • The upgrade also activates proxy editing on a web browser.

Please click here for more info about this firmware upgrade.

You can download it at: http://eww.pass.panasonic.co.jp/pro-av/support/content/download/EN/ep2main/soft/upgpx270_e.htm .

PRESS RELEASE

PANASONIC EXPANDS NEWS AND PRODUCTION APPLICATIONS
FOR AJ-PX270 P2 HD HANDHELD WITH FREE FIRMWARE UPGRADE

AVC-Intra Class200 Recording, Full HD Streaming, Automatic Contents Transfer Available

NEWARK, NJ (January 22, 2015) – Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its popular AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld that incorporates a new codec (AVC-Intra Class200), full HD streaming and automatic contents transfer, and new recording formats, all enhancing production and remote newsgathering.
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Press Releases

Gentec International is Exclusive Canadian Distributor for Phottix Flash Lighting & Photo Accessories: At End of Feb.2015

Mon January 26, 2015

Gentec International is now the exclusive distributor of Phottix professional photo accessories in Canada.

  • Phottix photo products include flashes, shutter releases and flash triggers like the Mitros + TTL Transceiver Flash and the Ares Wireless Flash Trigger.
  • “Phottix is committed to innovation in the photography industry and has received awards and acclaim for its product line-up.”

Phottix product selection and pricing will be available from Gentec International at the end of February 2015.

This video presents Phottix Indra500 TTL Studio Light in Action.

On scene with the new Phottix Indra500 TTL Studio Light, with acclaimed Hong Kong Photographer CM Leung and Hong Kong Bodybuilder and Arnold Classic Winner Brenda Lo.

The Phottix Indra500 TTL Studio Light was announced to an overwhelming response during Photokina 2014 in Cologne, Germany. The Indra500 TTL features 500Ws of power, controllable from the Phottix Odin or Mitros+ system, High Speed Sync up to 1/8000s, and a battery capable of 400 full power shots (with modelling light).

PRESS RELEASE

Phottix appoints Gentec International exclusive Canadian distributor for flash lighting and photo accessories

Toronto, ON., January 26, 2015 - Gentec International is pleased to announce the exclusive Canadian distribution of Phottix professional photo accessories.

“We are pleased to appoint Gentec International to act as the exclusive distributor of Phottix Flash and Accessories, Shutter Releases, Flash Triggers and Photographic Accessories in the Canadian Market,” stated Steve Peer, CEO Phottix Hong Kong. “Gentec has for many years been recognized as the largest distributor of photo accessories in Canada, we look forward to working with Gentec and developing the Canadian market for Phottix products.”

Phottix, a manufacturer of innovative hot shoe and portable flashes, flash triggers and shutter releases, holds over 40 patents in the photographic industry. Phottix achieved acclaim for its award-winning Odin TTL Flash Trigger – the first trigger to feature full TTL and Manual Power, and Flash Zoom control. Their continued innovation over the past five years, including the Mitros+ Radio TTL hot shoe flash and Indra500 TTL Studio Lighting system, have proved their position in the photography marketplace as a leader.
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Articles, Contests

Olympus “Freeze Frame” Event at Snozone in UK: Enter a Draw Before Feb.1, 2015 for a Chance to Win an Event Ticket

Mon January 26, 2015

Olympus UK invites you to enter a draw for a chance to win a ticket to the following event:

Freeze Frame

February 10, 2015 @ 09:30 – 12:30

Snozone Xscape
602 Marlborough Gate
Milton Keynes MK9 3XS
United Kingdom
Phone: 0871 222 5673
Website: http://www.snozoneuk.com

Olympus UK is inviting a lucky few photographers to take to the slopes on February 10th 2015, for an explosively action-packed morning event at Snozone, Milton Keynes. This will provide the perfect opportunity to thaw out those photography skills, as you capture snowboarders on real snow.

There will also be a selection of OM-D bodies and M.Zuiko lenses available to try on the day if you wish.

Olympus OM‐D E‐M10

Olympus OM‐D E‐M10

 

The highlights of this event include the following.
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Firmware Updates, Press Releases

Samsung Camera NX1 Firmware Upgrade is Available: Version 1.20; 2015.01.24

Sun January 25, 2015

This video presents Samsung NX1 Camera at CES 2015.

  • “The Samsung NX1 features a new 28MP BSI APS-C Sensor, 15fps continuous shooting with AF, an ultra-high shutter speed up to 1/8000 seconds, 4K UHD video recording, and Bluetooth connectivity.”

Samsung just made available a firmware update for the Samsung NX1, its premium compact system camera. The new firmware enhances and refines the Samsung NX1’s capabilities, allowing it to operate with even “greater precision and speed”. Key enhancements focus on movie functions and controls, the user interface and wireless capabilities.

Please click on the following links to download the new Firmware Upgrade Version 1.20 (2015.01.24) as well as the Firmware Upgrade Guide (2015.01.24) using i-Launcher program for:

The updated features of Firmware Version 1.20 are as follows.
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Contests

Sony Canada EcoReporters Contest for Students: Submit a Short Video or an Article with a Photo by Jan.30, 2015

Sun January 25, 2015

Earth Day Canada’s EcoKids Program and Sony are inviting students in Canada to participate in the Sony Canada EcoReporters Contest.

Earth Day Canada’s EcoKids Program, in partnership with Sony, is launching the new EcoReporters from the Frontline challenge, and we are asking you to have fun, be creative and participate!

All you have to do is send us a short video or an article with a picture that describes what’s happening for the environment in your community or at your school. What are the issues you really care about? What are you or people around you doing to help out?

Has your school organized a new recycling program? Has your class planted a new garden? Do you and your friends use refillable water bottles, or compost your fruit and vegetable peels? …. EcoReporters who send us the best scoops will win a Sony camera!

http://www.ecokids.ca/PUB/ecoreporters/index.cfm

Prizes:

  • An Earth Day Canada judging panel will pick six students to become the new EcoReporters from the Frontline journalists for one year.
  • The chosen participants will receive a Sony camera that they will use to produce two additional videos or articles with photographs.
  • Their reports will be featured on the ecokids.ca website for everyone to see.


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