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PRODUCTS 32 POST SEPT/OCT 2021 GOPRO ANNOUNCES HERO10 BLACK CAMERA SAN MATEO, CA — GoPro ( has announced its new flagship camera, the Hero10 Black, which features the company's new, high-performance GP2 processor. GP2 enables the Hero10 Black to capture 5.3K video at 60fps, 4K video at 120fps and 2.7K video at 240fps. The new processor also enables HyperSmooth 4.0 video stabilization, helping to ensure the Hero10 Black cap- tures smooth, shake-free video. The new release boasts higher resolution 23 megapixel photos, improved low-light performance and a significantly improved user interface, all thanks to the increased performance of the camera's GP2 processor. The camera is also cloud connected when plugged in to charge, automatically uploading recently-captured footage to a user's GoPro cloud account. This feature, along with unlimited cloud backup of GoPro footage at original quality, is available for GoPro subscribers for $4.99 a month or $49.99 a year. The camera is priced at $399.98 with an included one-year GoPro subscription, or $499.99 without a subscription. Existing GoPro subscribers can purchase a value-added Hero10 Black + Accessory Bundle for $399.99 on, representing a sav- ings of $150. The bundle includes an extension grip with tripod, a magnetic clip mount, a spare battery and a 32GB micro SD card. RED DIGITAL CINEMA LAUNCHES V-RAPTOR 8K VV CAMERA FOOTHILL RANCH, CA — Red Digital Cinema ( has unveiled its new V-Raptor 8K VV camera, marking its first entrant into the next gener- ation DSMC3 platform and the company's most powerful to date. The V-Raptor 8K VV features the highest dynamic range, fastest cinema-quality sensor scan time, cleanest shadows and highest frame rates of any camera in Red's lineup. Priced at $24,500, a white ST version of the camera is available today from or from any one of the compa- ny's authorized dealers. The black version will be available in larger quantities before the end of 2021. Red also announced that a forthcoming XL camera body will be released in the first half of 2022. The XL will be well suited for studio configurations and high-end productions, based on feedback the company received on its Ranger body style. V-Raptor features a multi-format 8K sensor (40.96mm x 21.60mm) with the ability to shoot 8K large format or 6K Super 35. Joining its predecessor, the Monstro 8K VV sensor, this in-camera option for impactful visual storytelling allows shooters to leverage any of their large format or S35 lenses with the push of a button and always deliver at over 4K resolution. The V-Raptor far exceeds previous sensor capabilities, presenting users with the option to capture 8K full sensor at up to 120fps (150fps at 2.4:1), 6K up to 160fps (200fps at 2.4:1), and 2K (2.4:1) at 600fps, while still capturing over 17 stops of dynamic range. As with the other cameras in Red's ecosystem, the V-Raptor harnesses Red's proprietary Redcode RAW codec, allowing users to capture 16-bit RAW and lever- aging Red's latest IPP2 workflow and color management tools. Other highlights include two 4K 12G-SDI outputs, XLR audio with phantom pow- er capability via adapter, and built-in USB-C interface. The unit measures 6-inches by 4.25-inches and weighs just over four pounds. AMD'S RADEON PRO W6000 SERIES POWERS DEMANDING MEDIA WORKLOADS SANTA CLARA, CA — AMD ( recently announced the Radeon Pro W6000 series workstation graphics series for professional users. The new graphics products were designed and optimized to power demanding workloads, including advanced image and video editing applications. Built on the AMD RDNA 2 architecture, the new product line features the AMD Radeon Pro W6800, the fastest AMD RDNA workstation graphics card to date. It also includes the AMD Radeon Pro W6600 graphics card, engineered for ultra-high performance workflows, and the Radeon Pro W6600M GPU, designed to power professional mobile workstations. The AMD RDNA 2 architecture introduces an array of advanced features. Enhanced Compute Units (CU) with Ray Accelerators offer up to 46 percent faster rendering than Radeon Pro graphics cards based on previous-generation architectures in SolidWorks Visualize 2021. Support for Variable Rate Shading (VRS) delivers realtime photorealistic viewports and rendering. Up to 128MB of last-level data cache integrated on the GPU die is designed to reduce latency and power consumption, enabling the Radeon Pro W6800 to deliver the high- est RDNA workstation GPU performance to date. Pricing for the Radeon Pro W6800 graphics card is $2,249. The Radeon Pro W6600 graphics card is expected to be available from etailers/retailers in Q3 for $649. And Radeon Pro W6600M GPUs are now available in the HP Fury ZBook G8 mobile workstation.

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