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SmallHD Debuts Reference-Grade 4K OLED Posted: 30/07/2020
SmallHD Debuts Reference-Grade 4K OLED
Orders for SmallHD 4K Production Monitors begin today
 
SmallHD announces a new entry into the reference-grade monitor space: the OLED 22 4K Production Monitor. Setting a new standard for color purists, this stunning 4K color reference monitor boasts many of the advanced features that OLED users demand.
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Marshall Electronics Collaborates with BR Remote to Create CV-PT-HEAD Micro Pan Tilt Mount Head for Miniature Camera Line Posted: 27/07/2020
Marshall Electronics Collaborates with BR Remote to Create CV-PT-HEAD Micro Pan Tilt Mount Head for Miniature Camera Line

Marshall Electronics has joined forces with high-end pan/tilt head designer BR Remote, to design and build a micro P/T head, the CV-PT-HEAD, for Marshall miniature cameras. The new P/T head is compatible with all Marshall 500 series cameras including the CV503, CV503-WP, CV506, CV506-H12, CV565 and CV566.

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Doha 360 Selects Ikegami UHK-430 and HDK-99 Cameras for New 4K OB Vehicle Posted: 23/07/2020
Doha 360 Selects Ikegami UHK-430 and HDK-99 Cameras for New 4K OB Vehicle

Ikegami UHK-430 and HDK-99 cameras have been selected for a recently completed 4K OB vehicle commissioned by Doha 360, an IP-based media platform which enhances Qatar's national identity and reflects social and cultural progress through continuous coverage of cultural, sports and social events.

Designed and built by Milan-based broadcast system integrator Aret Video & Audio Engineering, the vehicle was commissioned in time to cover the Qatar National Day festivities celebrating the country's foundation in 1878.

"The Ikegami cameras were selected both for their high signal quality and for the proven excellence of Ikegami post-sale support," comments Aret's Vice President Alessandro Asti. "Eight UHK-430 models have been purchased plus two docking-style HDK-99. All 10 cameras can be tripod or pedestal mounted to achieve steady long-zoom closeup capture of fast-moving action while retaining the freedom to operate in free-style over-the-shoulder mode. The HDK-99 can be configured to feed directly from the camera control unit into any 4K periphery."

 

 

 

 

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K Posted: 17/07/2020
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K

The world’s most advanced digital film camera with new Super 35 12K image sensor, new Generation 5 Color Science and new Blackmagic RAW performance!

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | New Camera | 12K | URSA Mini Pro 12K | Filmmaking | Production | VFX
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Mo-Sys introduces the one-stop 4K virtual studio Posted: 16/07/2020
Mo-Sys introduces the one-stop 4K virtual studio

Mo-Sys, a world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, has brought virtual studio production within reach of everyone with StarTracker Studio, the world’s first pre-assembled production package. The system is scalable to any size production, and can support 4K Ultra HD.

Critical for virtual studio and augmented reality production is to track the position of each camera in three-dimensional space across all six axes of movement. StarTracker from Mo-Sys is proven as the most precise and reliable camera tracking package, using dots on the studio ceiling (“stars”) which are placed at random and tracked to plot camera positions with extraordinary accuracy.

 

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SmallHD Launches Focus Pro Series Rugged On-Camera Monitoring and Control for RED KOMODO Posted: 16/07/2020
SmallHD Launches Focus Pro Series Rugged On-Camera Monitoring and Control for RED and reg; KOMODO and trade;

SmallHD has purpose-built the new line of Focus Pro monitors to pair with the RED® KOMODO™ camera. Available in both 5” LCD and OLED versions, each maintains SmallHD’s clarity, vivid color detail, and dynamic touchscreen camera control while balancing between durability and lightweight design.

Focus Pro unleashes the full potential of KOMODO with its intuitive touchscreen menu control. Connected via the 5-pin locking USB port, RCP functionality enables unfettered access to camera operations and project settings such as recording format, resolution, frame rate, shutter speed, aperture adjustment, autofocus, output tone map, highlight roll-off, 3D LUTs, Run/Stop and more.

 

Tags: SmallHD | Focus | Monitor | On-Camera Monitoring | RED camera | KOMODO | Focus Pro | LCD | OLED | touchscreen | camera control | lightweight design | recording format | resolution | frame rate | shutter speed | aperture adjustment | autofocus | output tone map | highlight r
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Wooden Camera Announces Accessories for RED KOMODO Posted: 16/07/2020
Wooden Camera Announces Accessories for RED and reg; KOMODO and trade;

Wooden Camera is excited to announce a full range of RED Approved accessories compatible with the much-anticipated RED KOMODO camera. These products are currently available for pre-order with an expected ship date in early August.

The Accessory Kits range from Base, Advanced, and Pro and include all new RED KOMODO specific accessories like the LW 15mm Baseplate (RED KOMODO) and Complete Top Mount Kit (RED KOMODO, ARCA Swiss). The Complete Top Mount Kit features a brand-new Top Mount that provides a center ARCA Swiss style dovetail clamping slot as well as 1/4-20 and 3/8-16 threaded holes for attaching accessories. The kit includes all three top mount ARCA Swiss accessories: Top Handle, Monitor Hinge, and Top Plate.

Tags: Wooden Camera | RED Camera | RED KOMODO | ARCA Swiss | Top Handle | Monitor Hinge | Top Plate | camera accessories | camera support | Vitec Group | Teradek | SmallHD | V-Mount | Gold Mount | LEMO | battery mount | Canon | film production | tv production | support accessorie
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Marshall Unveils Two New Zoom Block Cameras Posted: 13/07/2020
Marshall Unveils Two New Zoom Block Cameras

Marshall Electronics announces the release of its CV420-18X and CV355-10X zoom block cameras, one with an impressive 12.4 million pixels designed into a 1/1.7” 4K sensor and one with 2.5 million pixels with 1/2.8” covering the HD range in a very compact design. Both cameras are designed with the latest in sensor technology and are refined to meet the highest in broadcast and AV standards.

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Ikegami Announces UHL-F4000 Compact Multi-Role 4K HDR Camera Posted: 09/07/2020
Ikegami Announces UHL-F4000 Compact Multi-Role 4K HDR Camera

Ikegami announces a new addition to its range of broadcast-quality cameras. The UHL-F4000 is a compact and lightweight 4K HDR camera with very low power consumption. Designed for use in applications such as aerial video capture and studio robotics, it is capable of capturing broadcast quality colour video across an extremely wide range of night or daytime conditions. Image adjustment capabilities include haze removal and digital zoom.

 

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Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots Posted: 30/06/2020
Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots

Video Europe, leading digital cinema, broadcast and edit hire company has announced an operational restructure to streamline their business proposition.

In a strategic move decided in January and prior to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, the company is to return to their original and core business offering of equipment rental to the film and television industry. As part of the process, Video Europe is officially exiting the outside broadcast and flypack services market and is selling their OB trucks. The restructure will enable the company to refocus on three business channels: digital cinema, edit equipment rental and broadcast hire. No staff will be lost.

Tags: Video Europe | Broadcast | Hire Company | Broadcast Hire | Camera Hire | Cinematography | Video Production | Videography | Film Production | OutsideBroadcast | OB | OBTrucks | MCR | MCR Broadcast Hire
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Marshall Electronics CV346 Cameras Create Compelling Streaming Capabilities for Leading Edge Multimedia Posted: 29/06/2020
Marshall Electronics CV346 Cameras Create Compelling Streaming Capabilities for Leading Edge Multimedia

As CEO and founder of Leading Edge Multimedia, David Anderson utilizes state of the art and cost-effective production equipment to record and live stream sporting events, concerts, business conferences, house of worship applications, and much more for his clients’ various needs. Anderson was looking for an extremely small, easily transportable camera with superior image quality and reliable streaming capabilities and he found the solution he was looking for in the CV346 Compact HD Camera from Marshall Electronics.

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Marshall Electronics - How to Tell a Story - Camera Contest Comes into Focus Posted: 22/06/2020
Marshall Electronics and ldquo;How to Tell a Story and rdquo; Camera Contest Comes into Focus

Marshall Electronics “How to Tell a Story” Camera Contest offers a chance to win one of three of its top-selling cameras, including the CV420 Compact 4K HDR Camera, the CV346 Compact HD Camera and the CV506 Miniature Full-HD Camera.The video contest, which runs until June 30, asks customers to create a short YouTube video explaining how they use Marshall cameras.

Tags: Marshall Electronics | Compact Cameras | Streaming
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Mo-Sys puts the crowd back into sport Posted: 19/06/2020
Mo-Sys puts the crowd back into sport

London, UK, 19 June 2020: Mo-Sys Engineering, a global leader in real time camera tracking and remote systems, has announced a revolutionary approach to bringing the atmosphere back to live sport amid covid-19 restrictions. Providing precision, zero-latency tracking for any camera (including ultra-long box lenses for sport), the Mo-Sys camera tracking kit interfaces directly to the Unreal Engine or any broadcast render engine, allowing production companies to add virtual crowds to stands.

“After so many weeks, sports fans are desperate for any action,” said Michael Geissler, CEO of Mo-Sys. “But the frustration will turn to disappointment if the atmosphere of the game falls flat because of empty stands. We have developed a camera tracking kit which any outside broadcast can implement quickly and simply, capable of filling the stands with a virtual, but enthusiastic, crowd.”

The Mo-Sys camera tracking encoders are quickly mounted onto broadcast standard Vinten Vector heads, with no impact on the camera’s perfect balance and no backlash when panning and tilting. Zoom data is collected either by gear encoders or by a serial data link to digital lenses. The combined tracking data is sent over ethernet to the workstation hosting the augmented reality software.

“We are known for the absolute precision and stability of our camera tracking – that’s why Hollywood relies on our technology,” Geissler added. “In this application, we deliver precise tracking, including compensation for lens distortion, even when a 100:1 lens is zoomed fully.”

Mo-Sys has worked with Epic Games to develop a tight interface to the Unreal Engine, including support for the latest version 4.25 software. The result is that highly photo-realistic augmented reality – such as crowds filling the stands – can be integrated into live production with no limitations and negligible latency. The kit includes the bolt-on encoding kit for Vinten heads and the lens calibration tools.

Users can see the technology in action in a Mo-Sys LiveLab webinar, which will also include contributions from Epic Games and Canon. The webinars are on 30 June, at 10.00 (register at https://bit.ly/2N1Ve44) and repeated at 18.00 (register at https://bit.ly/30GqFZP). Michael Geissler of Mo-Sys will also join a distinguished panel with the RTS Thames Valley Creative Centre’s look at production techniques for audience shows in a time of pandemic on Thursday 25 June at 17.00 (register free at https://rts.org.uk/event/future-studio-audience).

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About Mo-Sys:

Mo-Sys is a world-leading provider of camera tracking and camera robotic systems supplying to broadcasters such as BBC, Sky, Fox, ESPN, CNN Discovery Channel, The Weather Channel and Netflix among many more. With a passion for innovation and design, Mo-Sys is at the forefront of live AR and virtual production technology with their StarTracker camera tracking system now powering more than 100 virtual TV studios around the world. For further information, www.mo-sys.com

Mo-Sys Company Contact:

Adam Smith, Marketing

adam@mo-sys.com

+44 (0) 208 858 3205


Mo-Sys Media Contact:

Jennie Marwick-Evans

jennie@manormarketing.tv

+44 (0) 7748 636 171



Tags: Mo-Sys Engineering | Camera Tracking | :ive Production | zero-latency | camera tracking kit | Unreal Engine | Render Engine | Augmented reality software | Epic Games | Live Production | Vinten Heads | Canon
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Ikegami Announces BSX-100 3G Fibre Base Station Posted: 15/06/2020
Ikegami Announces BSX-100 3G Fibre Base Station

Ikegami Electronics Europe (www.ikegami.de) announces a new addition to its range of broadcast production equipment. The BSX-100 is a 3G fibre base station offering a coherent upgrade path for broadcasters and production companies as they progress from SDI to IP, from standard dynamic range to high dynamic range and from high definition into HD/4K dual-format workflow.

The BSX-100 is fully compatible with Ikegami Unicam HD system cameras, including the HDK-99 and HDK-73. It will also support Ikegami's future 4K-native cameras. In its standard form, the base station provides 3G-SDI/HD-SDI HD output.

SMPTE ST.2110 Media over IP interfacing is available as an option for use across 10GbE and 25GbE networks. Also available as an option is a 4K output software key allowing use of HD cameras in a variety of configurations which include simultaneous production in HD and 4K resolutions. Complementary 12G-SDI / 3G-SDI quad link interfaces are also available. This approach allows 3G camera systems to be integrated into 4K environments easily and cost-efficiently.

The Ikegami BSX-100 provides full support for Hybrid Log Gamma in conformance with ITU-R BT.2100 which is the international standard for HDR. Wide colour gamut is also supported.

 

 

 

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AVer Announces Certified Video Collaboration Solutions for Microsoft Posted: 10/06/2020
AVer Announces Certified Video Collaboration Solutions for Microsoft

AVer Information Inc., an award-winning provider of video conferencing solutions, has announced a collaboration focused on creating video conferencing technologies that work seamlessly with Microsoft software. AVer Video Collaboration Solutions for Microsoft will be a complete line of AVer USB video conferencing products developed and certified with Microsoft Teams in mind. These AVer products will feature HD cameras, professional-grade speakers, far-field microphones, and will easily connect to any Windows 10 PC via a single USB cable.

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