Professionals in the high-resolution production market have growing expectations for filmmaking tools offering even higher levels of video image quality. In response, Canon is moving forward with the development of a new interchangeable-
Supporting 4K-resolution video capture and RAW data output, the EOS C500/EOS C500 PL will achieve exceptional video results without loss in quality. In addition, the digital cinema camera will newly employ a 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 signal during 2K (2,048 x 1,080 pixels) video output, delivering rich colour expression and high compatibility with such image processes as chroma key compositing. While further details regarding the EOS C500/EOS C500 PL, including specifications and pricing, have yet to be decided, plans call for the digital cinema camera to be launched during 2012.
Canon will be displaying a prototype of the EOS C500/C500 PL digital cinema camera at NAB Show 2012, one of the world’s largest events for the video, broadcasting equipment and digital media industries, from April 16 to 19 in Las Vegas, U.S.A.
In addition to targeting a swift launch of the EOS C500/C500 PL, Canon will continue to enhance its Cinema EOS System product line-up, contributing to further expanding the possibilities in visual expression and the development of cinematic culture.