Stefan Weiss showed his Weisscam T-1 prototype at the Band Pro Booth in IBC. It has a 2/3″ sensor, 600 ISO, 11 stops of exposure latitude, 12-bit RAW, and 10-bit HD output. Speeds are planned from normal to 350 fps. Additional models, including 35mm sensor, are planned.
Stefan is a working cinematographer who also invents cameras (like the Weisscam HS-1 and HS-2). He likes uncompressed, and explained, “Staying uncompressed is the best way to archive your material. Twenty years from now, you’ll still be able to debayer it. If you shoot compressed now, who knows if the codec will be around in 20 years. Also, with compressed images, it takes up time and resources to uncompress it in post.”