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  • Sydney Opera House mulls on-site storage for digital recording

    The Sydney Opera House will begin transitioning to high-definition (HD) recording within the next 12 months. The implementation will involve up to five HD broadcast-quality cameras in the Opera House's larger theatres and an additional on-site storage area network (SAN) system to house the original and final edited footage.

  • Canon goes HD-camcorder crazy

    Despite playing a soft hand in terms of new cameras, Canon went all-in with its high-definition camcorder announcements at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Milan prosecutors seek prison sentences for Google execs

    Milan prosecutors Wednesday sought prison sentences ranging from six months to one year for four Google executives accused of violating Italy's privacy laws over the posting of a video showing the bullying of a handicapped teenage boy.

  • Google to buy On2 Technologies

    Google has reached an agreement to buy video compression technology vendor On2 Technologies in a stock deal worth about US$106.5 million, the companies announced.

  • Pixar to offer higher-powered RenderMan 3D rendering app

    Pixar Animation Studios has debut RenderMan Pro Server 15 and the brand-new Tractor 1.0 render management software, and announced that owners of its RenderMan rendering software will soon be able to use the product across all processor cores on a single machine for a single cost.

  • 'China's YouTube' pries path through profit puzzle

    Youku.com, China's leading video sharing Web site, faces a challenge shared by YouTube and other rivals worldwide. The Web site has worked to expand its revenue from video ads, mobile downloads and elsewhere, and it claims a massive audience of 25 million visitors each day. But despite all that, Youku -- like YouTube and similar sites worldwide -- has yet to become profitable.

  • iPod cameras: coming soon?

    Rumors have swirled that Apple plans to add a camera to the iPod Touch. And, once the iPhone appeared with a camera capable of taking decent pictures and recording video, it became more than likely that the newest version of the iPod Touch would receive similar treatment. Now those rumors seem to be coming true.

  • 8 rockin' YouTube remixes

    Video upload sites like YouTube provide the perfect platform for the creatively twisted to add their own unique spin to music videos and Internet memes. From parodies to remixes of single songs to mashups of many, you can find some pretty innovative stuff out there.

  • Sony puts two new GPS camcorders on the map

    After releasing three high-definition camcorders earlier this year with integrated GPS services from Navteq, Sony today announced two smaller, flash-drive-based additions to its GPS camcorder arsenal.

  • HD video hits desktops with hardware, software

    LifeSize Communications and Radvision are taking two different routes toward high-definition desktop videoconferencing, both aiming to bring more participants into the virtual room.