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After Vision 2 and Eterna, Whats Next?


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#1 Stephen Whitehead

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 07:52 PM

Does anyone know if Kodak, and Fuji are still developing new emulsions that will replace eterna, and vision 2 in the future?
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#2 Michael Nash

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 10:06 PM

Nope, they're all throwing in the towel and getting out of the business.


:D

Seriously, it's an ever-evolving technology. But it may be several years before the current product lines become obsolete.

Kodak's newest: 52/7299

http://www.kodak.com...tive/7299.jhtml
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#3 Chris Fernando

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Posted 25 May 2006 - 12:23 AM

Film is dead:

http://www.imaging.o...ils.cfm?pass=38

http://www.photo.net...oad_id=29939084

Perhaps Mr. Pytlak can shed some light on newer developments
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#4 Michael Collier

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Posted 25 May 2006 - 01:15 AM

Vision3 will add internet support and new ringtones, eterna2 will have blu-ray and something called 'super rad vision'......trust me....I have inside info.
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#5 John Pytlak RIP

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Posted 25 May 2006 - 06:10 AM

Does anyone know if Kodak, and Fuji are still developing new emulsions that will replace eterna, and vision 2 in the future?


All I can say is that Kodak continues to invest millions of dollars into motion picture FILM R&D programs. As to the details of what new films are "in the pipeline", time will tell, I won't. ;)

In the last few years, Kodak has introduced quite a few new films (7218, 7217, 7212, 7205, 7201, 7229, 7299, 7266, 7265) and made improvements to others:

http://www.kodak.com...0.1.4.4.4&lc=en

http://www.kodak.com....1.4.4.10&lc=en

This summer, Kodak VISION Color Print film is being improved to have even better durability in theatres.
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#6 Mike Panczenko

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Posted 25 May 2006 - 07:53 AM

I predict a battle between the next line of Kodak stocks and Jim's new Murdoch VW8000 camera :P
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#7 Chris Fernando

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Posted 25 May 2006 - 11:01 AM

This summer, Kodak VISION Color Print film is being improved to have even better durability in theatres.



You can already tow a small car with Estar base print films! Good to hear though.
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#8 Filip Plesha

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Posted 26 May 2006 - 06:04 PM

Does anyone know if Kodak, and Fuji are still developing new emulsions that will replace eterna, and vision 2 in the future?



A generation of non-printable grainless flat-looking DI-only films perhapse?

If they can't make HD like film, they'll make film like HD :)
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#9 Adam Frisch FSF

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Posted 27 May 2006 - 08:57 PM

Hey, here's a novel idea - how about CHEAP film, so I don't have to fight tooth and nails just to get 16mm these days?
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