HD Lens : Creative COW News http://news.creativecow.net/hd-lens-news HD Lens News from Creative COW - your resource for news reguarding the topics that are most important for you and your industry. en-us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net NAB Debut Of Dome Productions’ Latest Production Truck Features FUJINON Wide-Angle Lenses http://news.creativecow.net/story/875353 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875353 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 8, 2014) The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced that its lenses are on board the new mobile truck, Silver, from Dome Productions, a leading production facility provider based in Toronto. The truck is currently showcased at the NAB 2014 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:06:48 GMT New Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Deliver Ideal Performance For Run-And-Gun, Cinéma http://news.creativecow.net/story/875299 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875299 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved per Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:33:43 GMT Canon HDTV Lenses Chosen for Ross Mobile Productions' "Future Is Now 3" Production Vehicle and for R http://news.creativecow.net/story/875298 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875298 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Ross Video, makers of production switchers, graphicscharacter generator systems, and remote-control camera-support technologies, have chosen HDTV lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, to integrate with Ross Video products displayed Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:08:33 GMT AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/875289 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875289 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced CION, an entirely new professional camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4KUltraHD and 2KHD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the i Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:20:51 GMT Canon U.S.A. Introduces The HJ18ex7.6B Portable HD Eng Lens, Delivering Outstanding Optical Performa http://news.creativecow.net/story/875288 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875288 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) With an impressive design and competitive price, the new HJ18ex7.6B portable HD zoom lens from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, delivers superb optical quality and versatile operability, improving on the performance of its widely used pre Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:15:57 GMT New Versatile CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens from Canon Provides High-Optical Performance and Operation for EN http://news.creativecow.net/story/875287 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875287 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Shallow, creative depth of field, high-resolution and optimal low-light shooting capabilities are just some of the many reasons that large, single-sensor digital cameras have been kitted and rigged for use in nearly every application involving video capture. Furth Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:12:39 GMT JVC Leads Industry to New Levels of IP Integration, Ships Prohd Broadcaster Server, Cameras for Adva http://news.creativecow.net/story/875279 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875279 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 7, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced it is shipping its new GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount cameras, as well as its new ProHD Broadcaster server powered by Zixi, which serves as the central component to JVC Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:46:09 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA http://news.creativecow.net/story/875278 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875278 (NAB 2014, Las Vegas--April 7, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has multiple accessories built in, including a m Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:45:03 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Studio Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/875272 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875272 (NAB 2014, Las Vegas--April 7, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Studio Camera, a new camera specifically designed for live production and available in 1080 HD and Ultra HD models starting from only 1,995. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:26:00 GMT Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS With 1080p High-Speed AVC-ULTRA Recording To 240fps http://news.creativecow.net/story/875257 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875257 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) Panasonic has introduced a third-generation VariCam camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the companys AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs and high speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding do Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:48:21 GMT Panasonic Announces ProRes Codec Support For VariCam 35 4K And VariCam HS Cameras/Recorders http://news.creativecow.net/story/875254 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875254 (Las Vegas, Panasonic--April 7, 2014) Panasonic today announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camerarecorders, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K u Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:40:57 GMT Grass Valley Introduces New Robotic Camera System http://news.creativecow.net/story/875275 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875275 (Montreal, Canada--April 7, 2014) Building upon the success of its powerful LDX Series of advanced imaging cameras, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announces the launch of three RS-LDX integrated robotic camera solutions the RS-LDX Elite, the RS-LDX Premire and the RS-LDX WorldCam. The new camer Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:32:42 GMT NAB 2014: JVC Expands ENG Live HD Streaming, Shares 4K Plans http://news.creativecow.net/story/875207 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875207 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) Everyone wants to be first, especially news operations. Over the past few years, JVC Professional Products Company has introduced a number of firsts for the broadcast industry, and the 2014 NAB Show is no exception. JVC is dedicated to delivering products that help Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:07:46 GMT Manios Digital & Film to Showcase Kinotehnik Viewfinders http://news.creativecow.net/story/875177 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875177 (Burbank, California--April 4, 2014) At NAB 2014, Manios Digital amp Film will showcase the full product line from Kinotehnik, a world leader in the high quality camera accessories, including newly-upgraded versions of its popular LCDVF and LCDVFe viewfinders for DSLRs. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:00:34 GMT KSNV Purchases JVC GY-HM890 ProHD Cameras to Allow Live HD Streaming for ENG Crews http://news.creativecow.net/story/875137 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875137 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 3, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced KSNV, the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas, Nev. (DMA 42), has ordered 16 GY-HM890 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders for ENG use. According to Tony Somma, director of broadcast engineering Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:12:04 GMT FUJIFILM’S New Zoom Goes Wide, Then Long to Stay with the Action http://news.creativecow.net/story/875117 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875117 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 3, 2014) The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation will introduce its HA18x5.5 HD zoom at the annual NAB 2014 convention, held in Las Vegas, starting on April 7th.. The company will exhibit in NAB Booth C7025. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:24:38 GMT Raycom Media Orders 165 JVC GY-HM650 ProHD Cameras, Will Manage Live HD Field Reports with New Prohd http://news.creativecow.net/story/875102 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875102 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 2, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced Raycom Media recently purchased 165 GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news cameras for local ENG, and plans to adopt the new ProHD Broadcaster server across its news stations for managing live Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:18:54 GMT KHQ Rolls With ABS For New Mobile Production Trailer http://news.creativecow.net/story/875086 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875086 (Seatac, Washington--April 2, 2014) Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has been contracted to design and build a 21-foot mobile production trailer for KHQ, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, Wash. (DMA 73). Scheduled for delivery in Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:00:15 GMT Ikegami to Host 8K Technology Exhibit, Show HDK-97ARRI, HD Unicam Line, Ultra High-Sensitivity Camer http://news.creativecow.net/story/874632 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874632 (Las Vegas, Nevada--March 31, 2014) NAB, Booth C7725 Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will demonstrate innovative systems and technologies at the 2014 NAB Show. This years NAB exhibition halls will be open April 7- Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:46:57 GMT Creation Effects Releases Creation Glitch Effects Template for After Effects http://news.creativecow.net/story/875008 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875008 (March 31, 2014) This week, Creation Effects announces the release of Creation Glitch Effects, an After Effects template for creating realistic, digital glitch effects for video footage. Compatible with CS3 and up, Creation Glitch Effects allows users to import their footage, and immediately export Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:33:07 GMT KATC Multimedia Journalists Transmit Live HD Reports with JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/874993 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874993 (Wayne, New Jersey--March 28, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced KATC, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La. (DMA 122), is using its GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news camera as part of a multimedia journalist (MMJ) kit to provide live HD reports from th Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:39:26 GMT New for NAB: HITACHI improves the image quality of all studio and productions cameras in 3 ways http://news.creativecow.net/story/874970 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874970 (Woodbury, New York--March 26, 2014) HITACHI, Ltd., today announced that HITACHIs entire camera line will have even better looking pictures this year, thanks to three new image processing functions. Says Sean Moran, VP of Sales for the Broadcast Division, One of the most important things our custome Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:51:34 GMT TNDV Captures Creative Energy of Amnesty International Show at Barclays Center http://news.creativecow.net/story/874958 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874958 (Nashville, Tennessee--March 26, 2014) TNDV has had a busy mobile production schedule through the first quarter of 2014, with Amnesty Internationals Bring Human Rights Home Concert last month standing out as its most unique project. The event, which took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, fea Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:22:28 GMT Sinclair Broadcast Group Orders More Than 70 New JVC GY-HM890 ProHD Cameras with Built-In Live HD Tr http://news.creativecow.net/story/874909 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874909 (Wayne, New Jersey--March 24, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest television broadcasting companies in the United States, has ordered more than 70 of its new GY-HM890 ProHD shoulder-mount cameras for Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:16:04 GMT Panasonic To Begin Shipping AJ-PX270, First P2 HD Handheld Camcorder With AVC-Ultra Recording http://news.creativecow.net/story/874641 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874641 (Newark, New Jersey--February 27, 2014) Panasonic today announced delivery and pricing of the new AJ-PX270, the companys first P2 HD handheld camcorder with AVC-ULTRA recording. Combining the high quality and incredible efficiency of low bit rate recording and the flexibility of 3G4GLTE wireless mob Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:47:06 GMT Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS with 1080P High-Speed/Variable Frame Rate AVC-ULTRA Re http://news.creativecow.net/story/874640 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874640 (Newark, New Jersey--February 27, 2014) Panasonic today announced a third-generation VariCam camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the companys AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs and high speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demand Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:36:59 GMT Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlight http://news.creativecow.net/story/874639 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874639 (Newark, New Jersey--February 27, 2014) Panasonic today made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair of the companys signature VariCam cameras, o Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:27:47 GMT Canon Announces New Firmware Updates for Cinema Cameras and Camcorders along with Optional Cinema EO http://news.creativecow.net/story/874574 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874574 (Melville, New York--February 24, 2014) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced a variety of performance updates for cameras in its Cinema EOS and XF professional camcorder line. Announced today is a new optional feature upgrade for the EOS C300 Cinema camera which w Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:39:52 GMT Ross Video’s New @ NAB 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874556 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874556 (Iroquois, Ontario--February 22, 2014) Ross Video is celebrating their 40th anniversary at NAB this year with a new corporate logo, a new tag line Production Technology Experts and a significantly expanded NAB presence. The growing range of Ross production technology solutions can be seen at the Ros Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:22:18 GMT NAB Debut For Samaserve & Nipros Camera System http://news.creativecow.net/story/874522 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874522 (Las Vegas, Nevada--February 18, 2014) NAB BOOTH N314 At the upcoming 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in April, Samaserve, the exclusive North and South American sales and support company for the Nipros line of camera-agnostic systems and accessories, will show attendees how to Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:22:33 GMT LumaForge, Canon USA , Seiki and Corning Inc. to Demonstrate High Performance 4K/UHDTV Workflow http://news.creativecow.net/story/874496 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874496 (Los Angeles, California--February 17, 2014) At the annual Tech Retreat of the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) to be held in Palm Springs on February 17th through 21st, 2014, LumaForge, Canon, Seiki and Corning will present a highly efficient and cost-effective 4K workflow for the capture, finishing a Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:58:22 GMT Fujinon Lenses Selected by Production Company Delivering National Feed of Winter Games and Paralympi http://news.creativecow.net/story/874492 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874492 (Wayne, New Jersey--February 14, 2014) FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, has announced that it is a major lens supplier to Russian video production company ANO Sports Broadcasting (also known as Panorama), for production of the countrys national HDTV feed of the Winter Ga Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:04:13 GMT MultiDyne 2014 NAB Show Preview http://news.creativecow.net/story/874401 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874401 (Las Vegas, Nevada--February 12, 2014) At the 2014 NAB Show, MultiDyne will showcase a broad range of innovative, fiber-optic-based video and audio transport solutions designed specifically for pro AV and broadcast applications. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:33:42 GMT NBC Olympics’ Production Of The 2014 Olympic Winter Games In Sochi To Utilize More Than 70 HDTV Fiel http://news.creativecow.net/story/874432 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874432 (Melville, New York--February 10, 2014) Canon U.S.A., Inc., has been selected to provide HDTV portable, field, and studio lenses to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its presentation of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-23. The announcement was ma Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:03:58 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now Shipping with a New Low Price! http://news.creativecow.net/story/874425 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874425 (Fremont, California--February 10, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now shipping and with a new low price of US2,995. This new low price will be available for all customers, including existing pre-orders. Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is available now Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:01:38 GMT JVC Announces ProHD Broadcaster With Professional Streaming Services For Live HD Content Delivery Fo http://news.creativecow.net/story/874341 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874341 (Wayne, New Jersey--February 3, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced its Professional Streaming Services for delivering live HD content to the Web and broadcast facilities. The new ProHD Broadcaster server powered by Zixi is the central component Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:16:30 GMT New JVC ProHD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders Feature Advanced HD Streaming For Live Broadcast Or Webcast http://news.creativecow.net/story/874340 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874340 (Wayne, New Jersey--February 3, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today introduced its new GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders, which set a new benchmark in ENG camera IP integration. Complemented by a new interchangeable Fujinon 20x autofoc Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:14:23 GMT Mistika's Stunning Colour Grading Tools Helped Create Spectacular Filmic Look in "The Hobbit: The De http://news.creativecow.net/story/874111 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874111 (Wellington, New Zealand--January 23, 2014) SGOs award-winning Mistika DI Colour Grading post systems form the core at Park Road Post Production and were utilised again in epic fantasy film The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), th Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:13:30 GMT Canon Cinema EOS C300 Digital Cameras, EOS 5D Mark III Cameras and EOS 7D DSLR Cameras Deliver the I http://news.creativecow.net/story/874075 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874075 (Melville, New York--January 12, 2014) It all comes down to telling great stories, asserted filmmaker Matt Ogens. There are different types of stories, and the nature of the story itself may change how I capture it on film. To decide on that, I collaborate with a director of photography (DP) and ask Sun, 12 Jan 2014 23:33:08 GMT Panasonic’s Development Of In-Camera Chromatic Aberration Compensation Honored With An Emmy® Award F http://news.creativecow.net/story/874105 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874105 (Las Vegas, Nevada--January 10, 2014) Last evening, Panasonic Corporation was presented with a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts amp Sciences. The honor was conferred upon Panasonic in recognition of the companys development of In-Camera Electronic Comp Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:03:53 GMT Freefly MōVI M10 is Key to Australia’s Vivien’s Models Christmas Video http://news.creativecow.net/story/874026 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874026 (Perth, Australia--December 25, 2013) When tasked with shooting an ambitiously choreographed Christmas video for Australias Viviens Models, video director and director of photography, Justin Griffiths received a serendipitous email from Perths HD Rentals informing him the rental house had just put F Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:00:00 GMT Canon EOS C300 Cinema Cameras and EF-Series Lenses Provide Production Solutions for "The Watsons Go http://news.creativecow.net/story/873997 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873997 (New York, United States--December 19, 2013) Re-creating the past can be challenging for filmmakers, especially when tasked to duplicate the look of a particular time in history for a period movie. Add a tight budget, cramped locations, and underwater photography, and you have the situation James Ch Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:55:00 GMT Viewbits Launches Miniature Full Feature HD/SDI 1080p Camera for Situational Awareness and Image Pro http://news.creativecow.net/story/873920 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873920 (San Diego, California--December 13, 2013) Viewbits, the industrial cameras division of Computer Modules, Inc., announced today that they are now shipping their new mini 1080p HD camera that supports 60 frames per second -- the GNAT 1080p 60. The ultra-compact camera measures just over 1.65 inches ( Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:00:52 GMT Sony’s New HXR-NX3 Professional Handheld HD Camcorder Adds Wi-Fi Connectivity, Remote Control and Ea http://news.creativecow.net/story/873883 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873883 (Park Ridge, New Jersey--December 10, 2013) Sonys new HXR-NX3 professional handheld HD camcorder enhances Sonys proven imager technology and performance with features like Wi-Fi capability and MP4 recording for seamless connectivity with computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:39:50 GMT Mistika's Innovative Creativity is a Success at London's BTV Post in Making "How Cities Work" in Bot http://news.creativecow.net/story/873835 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873835 (London, United Kingdom--December 5, 2013) Londons BTV Post provided full post production using Mistika for the stunning five-episode television series How Cities Work, commissioned by Discovery. Working closely with Electric Sky Productions, BTV Post ensured that the series portrayed the footage in Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:21:45 GMT Helimedia Reaches New Heights with AJA Ki Pro Quad http://news.creativecow.net/story/873817 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873817 (Grass Valley, California--December 4, 2013) Founded in 2007 by Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Skip Margetts, Helimedia caters to the aerial filming needs of clients across Southern Africa working in live-event broadcast, film, television and advertising. To complete each aerial production, Heli Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:35:42 GMT