Red is suing Nikon for allegedly infringing video patents

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Red Digital Camera LLC is suing yet another manufacturer and seeking damages and / or royalties for alleged infringements. Having previously filed lawsuits against Kinefinity, Sony and Nokia over similar squabbles, Red is again flexing its claim to features of compressed internal RAW recording.

This time Nikon is the one in the hot seat, accused by Red of illegally copying its data compression technology from using intoPIX’s TicoRAW format, which was implemented by Nikon in the latest firmware 2.0 update for the Nikon Z9

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.