apertus is the open source cinema group whose stated goal is:
to create a variety of powerful, free (in terms of liberty) and open cinema tools that we as filmmakers love to use.
apertus have partnered with the good folks from Magic Lantern who are known for their modifications to Canon DSLR’s firmware to liberate new features (such as raw video, amongst other revolutionary changes).
AXIOM Beta is a brand new professional digital image capturing platform and the crowd funding backers get access to it before anybody else does.
AXIOM Beta is a 4K Raw camera available in a few different configurations.
Progress is being made and now the first image date has been captured from the sensor:
To read more about this, read apertus’s blog post: Axiom Beta: Hello World