Beyond 4K Buzz & Trends
Prism 4K - Where remote production becomes reality
You could almost describe today's era as "video everywhere". And it's "everywhere" in different ways to old-fashioned broadcasting. With the proper infrastructure, it's a relatively simple technique to transmit video to multiple users from a television mast. But today's media world is about as far as you can get from that kind of one-to-many video transmission that's existed since the 1930s. What's more, it's changing and posing more challenges almost daily.
Panasonic Introduces a Professional 4K 60p Camcorder
Panasonic is pleased to introduce professional 4K camcorders with a 1.0-type (1.0-inch) sensor, which offer the rich features and performance demanded by professionals but with an excellent weight balance that makes them easy to use for news, interview and event photography. Panasonic developed the HC-X2 and HC-X20 with further enhanced video performance and expandability in anticipation of the market for handheld camcorders with an integrated lens that can be quickly adapted to any site that is expected to remain in stable demand without being replaced by digital SLR cameras and smartphones.
Sony Electronics Expands Cinema Line with New 4K Super 35 Camera for Future Filmmakers
Sony Electronics Inc. is pleased to announce the newest addition to the brand's prestigious Cinema Line – the FX30 (model ILME-FX30). The new FX30 is a4KSuper 35 compact cinema camera that offers many professional features of the Cinema Line, such as Dual Base ISO, Log shooting modes, and user-imported LUTs (Look Up Tables) at a price point that appeals to many aspiring filmmakers.
Haivision, Nokia, and Media Broadcast Demonstrate Joint Solution for Mobile and Wireless TV Production Over a 5G Campus Network at SportsInnovation 2022
Haivision Systems Inc. a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time streaming, video networking, and visual collaboration solutions, today announced that Haivision collaborated with Nokia and German service provider Media Broadcast to demonstrate a comprehensive and flexible solution for mobile video delivery over 5G networks at SportsInnovation 2022.
AVTEAMUK Streamlines Hybrid Event AV Setup with AJA Io 4K Plus
As hybrid event models have become the new norm, live event production companies likeAVTEAMUK LTDhave navigated a range of new challenges – from adopting new technologies to refining live stream chat moderation strategies and incorporating real-time social media interactions into an event stream. With each hybrid event requiring so many moving parts, fast and simple AV setup on-site is paramount, which AVTEAMUK deploys AJA’s Thunderbolt-equippedIo 4K Plusaudio and video I/O technology to support.
Canon expands product line-up for broadcast and filmmaking
Canon today strengthens its cinema and broadcast offering, in line with user needs, with a suite of products – including the CN8x15 IAS S E1/P1, Canon’s latest Cine-Servo lens for a broad range of productions, the EU-V3 - a modular expansion unit for the EOS C500 Mark II and EOS C300 Mark III, a Cinema EOS firmware update, and the DP-V2730, a 27-inch 4K professional reference display that seamlessly fits into workflows of broadcasters and filmmakers.
The Race to the Bottom: A Pandemic Story
As productions start to slowly get back on track in this new normal, there has been an uptick on downsizing, and the trend is only getting worse even as the numbers of new COVID cases in certain states were for a time improving.
Marshall to Highlight Transition to NDI®|HX3 on PTZ and Zoom Cameras at IBC 2022
Marshall Electronics, a leading manufacturer of broadcast and proAV cameras and equipment, will showcase itsCV730-ND3 PTZ Cameraat the 2022 IBC Show (Stand 11.C23), which features the latest NDI®|HX3 technology. Designed to accommodate broadcast production facilities looking to produce high-impact content despite having less staff on-site and limited IP bandwidth, the CV730-ND3 PTZ camera uses the new NDI|HX3 platform to deliver ultra-low latency and superior video quality in less bandwidth required by Full-NDI enabled cameras.
Teradek Launches Bolt 6 Series
Teradek today announced the launch of theBolt 6 Series: the latest zero-delay wireless video solution that unlocks crystal-clear 6GHz transmission in high-traffic environments while remaining fully cross-compatible with the entire Bolt4KBB3 ecosystem.
NBC Sports Selects Its Broadcast Lens Provider for Its Production of 2022 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games
NBC Sports has selected CanonU.S.A., Inc. to provide broadcast lenses for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, fromBeijing, China, February 2–20, 2022. The announcement was made today byChip Adams, VP of Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics, andKazuto Ogawa, President and CEO of CanonU.S.A., Inc.
ProductionHUB Announces 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners
WINTER PARK, FL. November 17, 2021 — ProductionHUB, the film, TV and video industry's global network of freelancers, crew and vendors, is proud to announce the 2021 Awards of Excellence recipients.
NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS
Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline. NHL’s recent technology infrastructure update, which includes the addition of severalAWS Elemental Link UHDcloud contribution encoders across 32 NHL arenas, provides innovative viewer experiences.