DJI is the leading producer of unmanned drones for consumer or enterprise use. DJI is estimated to have 70% of the drone market. Mavic drones enables images and video to be captured in areas otherwise inaccessible. The Mavic drone can capture up to 12mp images and 4k 30FPS video. The Mavic drone has a range of 7km and can use GPS to return to where is was launched from. The price of the Mavic drone is $999. The OSMO mobile iPhone stick enables smoother recording of iPhone panoramas and video using a 3 axis Gimbal system for $299.
The VUZE 360 is the only 360 degree 4K 3D camera for less than $1000. The VUZE 360 enables the capturing of 3d panoramic videos at a resultion of 4K at 30fps. VUZE content can be viewed in Virtual Reality. The microphones are 4 MEMS 48Hz microphones producing 16bit PCM audio. There is also Microsd for storage. The VUZE 360 can be controlled from an iOS device or Android device.
Leica Geosystems presents their BLK360 triple lens 360 degree camera as 3d scanner for 360 degree images for the construction industry. The camera has an infrared sensor for taking panoramic images. The camera is primarily used for surveying surrounding areas such as in the field of construction. The camera will be available in March of this year. The price is around $16,000.
Kodak shows off working prototypes of their new 8mm Super 8 camera. This is a fully manual analog camera with a few digital features on it with an LCD viewfinder, record sound onto an SD card to synchronize in post.
Sunchip shows their latest RK3399 Hexacore 64bit dual ARM Cortex-A72 with quad ARM Cortex-A53 with Sata port, USB Type-C and USB3 and more. Sunchip also shows their dual lens 360 panoramic video camera. Sunchip CX-A12 is their 64bit AmLogic S912 octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 based TV Box. Sunchip releases true 4K sports camera based on Hisilicon Hi3559 V100 which is a 32bit big.LITTLE SoC using one ARM Cortex-A17 and one ARM Cortex-A7 core on 28nm HPC+ process using HiSilicon fifth-generation Hi-Lark video encoder which can encode 4K@30fps and 1080p@30fps simultaneously, 2K@60fps, 1080p@120fps or 720p@240fps. Hi3559 V100 supports dual sensor inputs for a dual-lens 4K@30fps 360 VR camera which Sunchip says they are working toward.
Sony showcases some of their latest cameras at CES 2017. Featuring the 240 frames per second burst photo shooting (up to 960fps with the RX100 Mark5, 315 phase detect auto-focus, front-end LSI for faster performance to improve speed of operation and buffering. The Sony alpha6500 with 425 phase detect auto focus points, with fast 0.05 second auto-focus speed. Sony Alpha 99 mark2 flagship full frame camera with 12fps at 42 megapixels jpg/raw with auto-focus and auto-exposure. Then this video features my interview with Patrick Murphy-Racey who is a professional sports photographer and videographer who's content can be seen on Sports Illustrated, where he talks about the advantages of the Sony a6500 and the rx100 mark5, where he likes to use the Sony RX100 mark5 with the Tascam DL-10R compact lapel microphone recorder and merge with the video in post production automatically in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, you can see his demonstration of that setup here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWaHVg1uImg
The Panasonic GH5 is the highlight of CES 2017 according to many media. The Panasonic GH5 records 4K60p at 150mbit/s 4:2:0 8bit, 4K30p at 150mbit/s 4:2:2 10bit, 4K30p at 100mbit/s 4:2:0 8bit and a 400mbit/s firmware coming. In this video, I try to ask Matt Frazer of Panasonic what the GH5's 6K anamorphic H265 video is going to be like. Also watch my 45min Panasonic GH5 Interview with Sean Robinson Panasonic Marketing Specialist.
Sean Robinson, Marketing Specialist at Panasonic talks about everything about the upcoming Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera. GH5 can do 4K@60p@150mbit/s 4:2:0 8bit, 4K@30p@100mbit/s 4:2:2 10bit, FHD@180fps, 6Kphoto@4:3, 400mbit/s free firmware update to come, Dual U3 SD card slots, $399 dual-XLR dock option, and a lot of features that film makers, photographers are very enthusiastic about. You can see in this video how other bloggers also are asking questions about the GH5, this Interview was filmed right after the Panasonic CES 2017 Keynote which you can watch the part about the GH5 here