Kodak resurrects Tremendous eight with a brand new video digital camera

Kodak resurrects Super 8 with a new video camera

Kodak hasn’t made a Tremendous eight digital camera since 1982, nevertheless the corporate introduced on Tuesday at CES 2016 that it’ll debut a prototype video digital camera designed by Yves Behar that makes use of the venerable analog medium. Citing the choice in the direction of bodily media of many Hollywood administrators — together with the likes of Steven Spielberg, JJ Abrams and Quentin Tarantino — Kodak says that it’ll launch a number of Tremendous eight cameras, movie improvement providers and publish manufacturing instruments as a part of its Tremendous eight Revival plan.

“It’s an ecosystem for movie” Jeff Clarke, Eastman Kodak Chief Government Officer, stated in a press release. “Following the fiftieth anniversary of Tremendous eight, Kodak is offering new alternatives to take pleasure in and recognize movie as a medium.” The primary digital camera is predicted to hit retailer cabinets within the second half of 2016 and will retail for between $four hundred and $750. Creating every cartridge will value $50 – $seventy five however will embrace each the analog reel and a digital copy. The ecosystem will primarily be marketed to movie faculties in addition to promoting and advertising businesses, although at that worth, most anyone will be capable of afford them.

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