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Panasonic introduces 32GB P2 HD cards for camcorders and decks

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Sep 07
SECAUCUS, NJ (September 7, 2007) – Panasonic introduced today a 32GB P2 solid-state memory card for its popular line of P2 HD and P2 solid-state camcorders and decks. With the availability of the 32GB P2 card in November, Panasonic will have quadrupled the storage capacity of its solid-state memory card in just this year, providing HD recording time greater than most tape-based and disc-based systems. The 32GB P2 card, model AJ-P2C032RG, will have a suggested

The First International Photography Biennial of the Islamic World

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Sep 07
This morning I received an e-mail with info on this new photo biennial….Editor The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Academy of Arts is about to hold The First International Biennial of Photography in the Islamic World, in line with its research and artistic programs for Contemporary Arts of Islamic World. Organizer The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Academy of ArtsCelebrators Saba Cultural and Artistic Institute Palestine Contemporary Arts Museum Bonyad-e Shahid va Omur-e Isargaran Organization Contributors Visual

Two Bombs by Ron Steinman

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Aug 13
I am about to tell you about a new and extraordinary documentary film, “White Light Black Rain” that is currently playing on HBO. The film documents what many young people probably do not know and many others have pushed out of their minds. It is about the destruction of two cities in Japan at the end of World War II. This is what happened. In an effort to end the war against Japan, on August

Anti-Matter: Copyright by Ron Steinman

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Aug 07
There is an ongoing dialogue concerning the use and meaning of copyright. It is often nasty and certainly acerbic. The dialogue is usually in the form of an argument between those who do and those who do not, between those who can and those who cannot. The following will be part of that conversation. I mean to distinguish between those who gain a copyright for their creative work and those who want to use someone

Primera and TitleMatch announce DVD-on-Demand service

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Jun 27
PLYMOUTH, MN, USA (June 27, 2007) — Primera Technology, Inc., the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc duplication and printing equipment, and TitleMatch Entertainment Group (OTCBB:PCLI), an innovator of on-demand content distribution, today announced they will be the first companies to publicly demonstrate a completely functional and fully- integrated DVD-on-Demand solution that includes Qflix copy protection from Sonic Solutions. The demonstration will take place at the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy’s

Panasonic delivering AG-HPX500 2/3” shoulder mount P2 HD camcorder, 16GB P2 HD cards

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Jun 13
Panasonic is now delivering its highly-anticipated AG-HPX500 shoulder-mount P2 HD camcorder, which received numerous industry awards at the recent NAB exhibit. With a suggested list price of $14,000, the HPX500 P2 HD shoulder mount camcorder is the first high definition/standard definition product in this price range to offer numerous high-end features, including 2/3” progressive imagers, a tapeless, IT workflow, interchangeable lens, variable frame rates, and extended recording capability. Based on ultra-reliable, solid-state P2 technology, the

COMEDY CENTRAL AND ATOMFILMS TEAM UP FOR 2nd VIDEO COMPETITION

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Jun 11
COMEDY CENTRAL is partnering with AtomFilms and once again putting out a challenge to its audience with the launch of the second annual “COMEDY CENTRAL Test Pilots,” an online competition in search of the next big broadband series, it was announced today by Lou Wallach, senior vice president, original programming and development, COMEDY CENTRAL. Today also marks the comedycentral.com series debut of “Awesome Friends” — last year’s “COMEDY CENTRAL Test Pilots” Grand Prize winner. Live

Primera® adds increased Blu-ray(TM) Disc capacity with its new Bravo XRP-Blu

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Jun 05
PLYMOUTH, MN, USA (June 4, 2007) — Primera Technology, Inc., the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc duplication and printing equipment, today announced its Bravo XRP-Blu Disc Publisher. Along with built-in robotics and full-color direct-to-disc inkjet printing, the Bravo XRP-Blu incorporates two Panasonic® SW-5582 drives to record onto the widest range of optical media, including CD-R, DVD-R/DVD+R (single and dual layer) and BD-R (single and dual layer). Dual-layer BD-R media

THE 2008 PHOTO REVIEW PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

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Mar 17
Julie Saul, owner of one of New York City’s most pretigious contemporary photography and art galleries, will be the juror for the 2008 Photo Review Photography Competition. The Photo Review, a highly acclaimed critical journal of photography, is sponsoring its 24th annual photography competition with a difference. Instead of only installing an exhibit that would be seen by a limited number of people, The Photo Review will reproduce accepted entries in its 2008 competition issue