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Canon HDTV Lenses Chosen for Ross Mobile Productions' "Future Is Now 3" Production Vehicle and for Ross Robotics' Furio and CamBot Camera Support Systems at NAB Show 2014
Canon Long-Zoom Lens Performance and Affordability Cited as Essential to Ross Video's New "openTruck" Initiative
Ross Video, makers of production switchers, graphics/character 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 at the 2014 NAB Show, April 7-10, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Canon XJ76x9B and XJ60x9B long-field HD zoom lenses and HJ22x7.6B HD ENG lenses will be shown with Ross Mobile Productions' new "Future is Now 3" (FIN3) compact production vehicle, part of Ross Video's "openTruck" initiative to meet the needs of budget-conscious producers and operators. A variety of Canon ENG lenses will be shown with Ross Robotics' Furio and CamBot remote-control camera support systems, which utilize precision positional data from Canon lenses for integration with advanced virtual set and augmented reality applications.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces The HJ18ex7.6B Portable HD Eng Lens, Delivering Outstanding Optical Performance And Operability, And Affordability For HDTV News Gathering
New Compact Portable HD Lens for 2/3-Inch Imager Cameras Features High Peripheral Resolution, First-Class Magnification, Focal Length, MOD, and a New Drive Unit
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 predecessor, the HJ17ex7.6B lens. Utilizing a generous focal length range of 7.6mm to 137mm (15.2mm to 274mm with its built-in 2X extender) and a Minimum Object Distance (MOD) of 0.56m (10mm with Macro), this new member of Canon's family of HD portable lenses enables shots to be taken four centimeters closer than with rival lens models, an advantage for camera operators working in tight locations such as studio spaces or on-site home-improvement reality television locations.
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Ikegami to Host 8K Technology Exhibit, Show HDK-97ARRI, HD Unicam Line, Ultra High-Sensitivity Cameras, Oled Monitors & More At 2014 NAB Show
News: Ikegami to Host 8K Technology Exhibit, Show HDK-97ARRI, HD Unicam Line, Ultra High-Sensitivity Cameras, Oled Monitors & More At 2014 NAB ShowSuper Hi Vision Format Demonstration; Pioneering Broadcast + Digital Cinema Camera System; Unicam Versatility; HDK-5500 and HDL-4500; 25" & + 17" OLED Monitors Will Be Featured
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 year's NAB exhibition halls will be open April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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New for NAB: HITACHI improves the image quality of all studio and productions cameras in 3 ways
HITACHI, Ltd., today announced that HITACHI’s 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 customers tell us they want is the best possible picture quality, at the best value. By adding these new technologies to our entire camera line we can deliver improved images with no price premium.”
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FUJIFILM’s 55X Zoom For Large Venue Shooting and Lightweight Cabrio Zoom Make NAB2014 Debut
News: FUJIFILM’s 55X Zoom For Large Venue Shooting and Lightweight Cabrio Zoom Make NAB2014 DebutTwo lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation will make their NAB debut this year - the Premier PL 14-35mm Cabrio wide-angle lens [ZK2.5x14] and the XA55x9.5 HDTV Telephoto Box Style lens. Other NAB2014 innovations from the Optical Devices Division will be announced shortly. This year also marks FUJIFILM’s 80th anniversary, and 40 years for the Optical Devices Division, formerly known as FUJINON, in the U.S. The company will exhibit in NAB Booth #C7025.
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Fujinon Lenses Selected by Production Company Delivering National Feed of Winter Games and Paralympics to Russia
News: Fujinon Lenses Selected by Production Company Delivering National Feed of Winter Games and Paralympics to Russia292 FUJINON HD Lenses Supplied Through Sony Moscow and Broadcast Solutions
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 country’s national HDTV feed of the Winter Games and Paralympic Games in Sochi. A total of 292 FUJINON lenses were provided to ANO SportsBroadcasting by Sony Moscow and the UK-based dealer Broadcast Solutions. The Sochi 2014 Winter Games started on February 7th and continue through February 23, 2014. The Sochi Paralympics run from March 7-16th.
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NBC Olympics’ Production Of The 2014 Olympic Winter Games In Sochi To Utilize More Than 70 HDTV Field, Portable, And Studio Lenses From Canon
Canon Lenses to Help Enable NBC Olympics to Provide Viewers with Outstanding HDTV Picture Quality and Long-Zoom Image Detail During its Coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games
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 made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Professional Engineering & Solutions division of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
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Optical Devices Division Of FUJIFILM To Showcase High-Performance Eng-Style Lenses At CCW 2013
News: Optical Devices Division Of FUJIFILM To Showcase High-Performance Eng-Style Lenses At CCW 2013FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will use the upcoming Content & Communications World (Booth 815) as the venue to show off two of its high-performing ENG-Style lenses - the PL 14-35mm Cabrio wide-angle lens [ZK2.5x14] and the HA19x7.4BERM/BERD 2/3-inch Premier Series lens. CCW will be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 13-14.
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Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of Services
News: Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of ServicesWith over 30,000 attendees in its main and regional locations and 12,000 viewing on the Web, Calvary Chapel needed to significantly upgrade its aging broadcast video equipment. The church recently invested millions of dollars in broadcast video equipment - including FUJINON HDTV lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Optical Devices Division and Ikegami HDTV studio cameras—at its 82-acre main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Later this month, Calvary Chapel will switch to its new (1080) HDTV control room with dual 2-M/E Ross Vision switchers and an Evertz/PESA routing solution.
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Fujinon Sets A New Standard In Optical Technology With 55X Zoom Lens, Ideal For Large Venue Sports, Concerts And Live Events
News: Fujinon Sets A New Standard In Optical Technology With 55X Zoom Lens, Ideal For Large Venue Sports, Concerts And Live EventsNew XA55x9.5 telephoto zoom showcased at the 2013 IBC show
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division unveiled its latest offering, the FUJINON XA55x9.5 HDTV Telephoto Box Style lens at IBC this year. First shown as a preliminary model at NAB in April, the new XA55x9.5 lens is designed for large venues that require tight shots from long distances.
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Panasonic Presents Its Wide Range Of New Professional Camera Solutions At IBC ‘13
News: Panasonic Presents Its Wide Range Of New Professional Camera Solutions At IBC ‘134K Technology, Cloud-Based Workflow, And AVC-Ultra Camera Innovations To Be Unveiled
Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions is present at IBC ’13 with a wide range of innovating professional camera solutions. The diversity of the new camera technology on display is set to speak to a diverse group of broadcast professionals. Panasonic is showing 4K technology, its first AVC-ULTRA handheld camera and cloud-based wireless workflow implementations. The company also announces its revolutionary Ultra Wide Angle Camera, a multipurpose AVCCAM camera recorder, a 2 M/E live production switcher, new applications for its HD micro cameras as well as some interesting partnerships in AVC-ULTRA storage and visual radio.
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2013 MTV Video Music Awards To Use FUJINON Cabrio Cine-Style Lenses On Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Cameras For Filmic Look
News: 2013 MTV Video Music Awards To Use FUJINON Cabrio Cine-Style Lenses On Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Cameras For Filmic LookVideo Music Awards is the first to use revolutionary combination of Ikegami HD camera, ARRI Super 35mm sensor, and FUJINON Cabrio zooms for live, multi-camera HDTV broadcast
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced that the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will be the first live, multicamera HDTV broadcast to use Ikegami HDK-97ARRI large-format CMOS cameras paired with digital cinema style FUJINON PL19-90 Cabrio Premier PL Mount zoom lenses. On August 25th, 2013, MTV will air the VMAs live from Barclays Center, a new state-of-the-art entertainment arena in Brooklyn, NY at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
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Jones Mobile Installs 10 New Fujinon Lenses On Vision HD Mobile Unit
News: Jones Mobile Installs 10 New Fujinon Lenses On Vision HD Mobile Unit
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division is announcing that Jones Mobile Television—a video production company based in North Little Rock—installed 10 new FUJINON HDTV lenses on VisionHD, its 51-foot expanding mobile unit that was recently upgraded to HD.
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IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image Quality
News: IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image QualityNew System Represents Elite Marriage of Technologies, Combining ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera
Booth #C5108 - Ikegami, leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, and ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of professional motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment, today jointly announced the availability of a pioneering new camera system: The HDK-97ARRI.
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Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Set For MTV Debut At 2013 Video Music Awards
News: Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Set For MTV Debut At 2013 Video Music Awards
Prolific Content Creator Purchases Eight New Systems, Combining ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera
When a channel is known worldwide for groundbreaking content, maintaining that edge is essential. At MTV, the pacesetting programming is paired with equally advanced technology, which will soon include eight of the pioneering new camera systems from Ikegami and ARRI: The HDK-97ARRI.
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IKEGAMI To Show HD Unicam Line, HDK-77EC2, HLM-905WR Monitor, And More At 2013 NAB SHOW
Multi-Format HDK-97A and HDK-97C, Affordable HDK-55 Highlight Unicam Line; HDK-77EC2 Multi-Format CMOS Camera Also Featured
Booth #C5108, Ikegami (http://www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will have an advanced range of systems on exhibit at the 2013 NAB Show. This year’s NAB exhibition halls will be open April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. Delivers Its Latest Motion and Still Digital Imaging Solutions at the 2013 NAB Show
Highlights Include Live 4K Workflow Demonstrations in a Full On-Site DI Suite, Live 4K Broadcast Demonstrations for HD “Ultra-Zoom” Applications, and the Canon Theater
At the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its full line of professional, high-definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography at booths C3628 and C4325. Within this year’s booth, Canon will feature a live 4K Workflow Demonstration where visitors will have the opportunity to interact with industry-leading colorists and editors in a 4K DI (Digital Intermediate) suite. In a live color grading session of 4K footage from Canon’s groundbreaking C500 4K camera, on-site professionals will demonstrate the imaging possibilities of Canon’s 4K image capture technology and view the results on Canon’s prototype 4K reference displays, currently under development.
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Seattle Mariners Choose Fujinon Lenses For Game-Day Entertainment, Special Events At Safeco Field
News: Seattle Mariners Choose Fujinon Lenses For Game-Day Entertainment, Special Events At Safeco FieldOrder includes two XA77x9.5 HDTV telephoto field lenses and one HA14x4.5 super wide angle HD ENG/EFP lens
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division is announcing that the Seattle Mariners—a Major League Baseball American League team—ordered two new FUJINON XA77x9.5 HD telephoto field lenses and one FUJINON HA14x4.5 super wide angle HD ENG/EFP lens in January of this year.
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Systems Integrator Encore Broadcast Relies On Hitachi HDTV Cameras For House Of Worship Installs
News: Systems Integrator Encore Broadcast Relies On Hitachi HDTV Cameras For House Of Worship InstallsSystems integrator Encore Broadcast Solutions in Winter Springs, Florida, consistently relies on HitachiHDTV studio field production cameras for house of worship installations throughout the state. The company recently installed Z-HD5000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America at three churches: First Presbyterian of Orlando, First Presbyterian of Bonita Springs, and Faith Assembly of God in Orlando.
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Kodiak Mobile New HD Truck Carries Latest FUJINON Telephoto and Wide-Angle Lenses
News: Kodiak Mobile New HD Truck Carries Latest FUJINON Telephoto and Wide-Angle LensesFUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division announced today that Kodiak Mobile—a mobile truck company based in Broken Arrow, OK and Intincifi LLC of Austin, TX—will unveil GRIZZ HD, a unique 45-foot HDTV production truck during the 2013 NAB Show, taking place from April 8 to 11, in Las Vegas.
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Boston-Area Rental House Receives First Fujinon PL 85-300 Cabrio PL Mount Zoom In New England
News: Boston-Area Rental House Receives First Fujinon PL 85-300 Cabrio PL Mount Zoom In New EnglandTalamas expects strong demand for PL 85-300 and PL 19-90 Cabrio lenses for large sensor digital cameras
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division is announcing that Talamas Sales and Rentals, a broadcast equipment rental house in Boston, recently took delivery of the new FUJINON PL 85-300 (ZK3.5x85), making it the first in the region to receive the HDTV PL mount zoom lens. Talamas, which placed its order for the FUJINON Premier PL 85-300 lens when it was announced in November 2012, already owns and rents out the FUJINON PL 19-90 Cabrio (ZK4.7x19) PL Mount zoom lens.
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New Hitachi HD Camera Raises Bar on Picture Quality, Efficiency
News: New Hitachi HD Camera Raises Bar on Picture Quality, EfficiencyAt NAB 2013, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America will introduce the Z-HD6000 CMOS HDTV studio camera, featuring a new 2/3-inch CMOS camera processor at the 2013 NAB show taking place April 6-11 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Hitachi Kokusai Electric America will exhibit in booth C4309.
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Fujifilm Optical Devices Division To Show New PL 19-90 Cabrio And HA19X7.4BERM/BERD Premier Lenses At CCW
News: Fujifilm Optical Devices Division To Show New PL 19-90 Cabrio And HA19X7.4BERM/BERD Premier Lenses At CCWHigh-performance HDTV lenses for digital cinema or HD ENG/EFP production
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, will show two high-performance FUJINON HDTV lenses—the PL 19-90 Cabrio (ZK4.7x19) and HA19x7.4BERM/BERD—in booth #1141 at the 2012 Content and Communications World (CCW) convention taking place November 14-15, 2012 at the Javits Center, in New York, NY.
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Hitachi to Show High-Performance SK-HD1200 1080P and Cost-Effective Z-HD5000 Studio/Field HD Production Cameras at 2012 CCW
News: Hitachi to Show High-Performance SK-HD1200 1080P and Cost-Effective Z-HD5000 Studio/Field HD Production Cameras at 2012 CCWHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. will spotlight its state-of-the-art HDTV studio/field production cameras in booth #1143 at the 2012 Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo taking place November 14-15, 2012 at the Javits Center, in New York, NY.
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Canon Portable HDTV Lenses And XF305 HD Camcorders Earn High Marks At Middle Tennessee State University
News: Canon Portable HDTV Lenses And XF305 HD Camcorders Earn High Marks At Middle Tennessee State UniversityBroadcast-Quality Canon Equipment Provides Students With Hands-On HDTV Production Experience and Delivers Exceptional Imagery of Collegiate Sports Coverage and Events to Cable and Broadcasters
With more than 25,000 students Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is the state’s largest undergrad school. At its Department of Electronic Media Communications (within the College of Mass Communications), however, student training is strictly one-on-one when it comes to learning how to use the latest television production equipment to create real-world broadcast-quality programming. Included among the department’s impressive complement of leading-edge imaging technologies are advanced HD portable ENG and EFP lenses and professional file-based HD camcorders from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions.
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The Camera House Buys Two Sets of Canon PL-Mount EF Cinema Zoom Lenses
News: The Camera House Buys Two Sets of Canon PL-Mount EF Cinema Zoom LensesFeature filmmakers and producers of episodic TV series and commercials are increasingly transitioning to large-format single-sensor digital cinematography cameras for the many creative and image-performance advantages they provide. The Camera House, a high-end motion-picture rentals company in North Hollywood, sees this trend accelerating with the recent introduction of new top-end PL-mount EF Cinema zoom lenses having over 4K resolution from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions.
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FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Co-Sponsor Blue Ocean Film Festival
Filmmaker James Cameron to Receive BLUE Ocean’s Lifetime Achievement Award
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will co-sponsor the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Event, taking place from September 24-30that the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, CA. The film festival—which brings together the world’s top filmmakers, scientists, environmentalists—is a cornerstone of the organization’s mission to provide entertainment, education, and foster greater appreciation for oceans and marine ecosystems.
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FUJIFILM Optical Devices Division to Exhibit at Upcoming So. American Trade Shows
News: FUJIFILM Optical Devices Division to Exhibit at Upcoming So. American Trade ShowsTecnotelevision 2012, Broadcast & Cable 2012, and CAPER 2012 Trade Shows Offer Significant Opportunities to Connect with Latin American Customers
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will showcase its high-performance HDTV lenses from its Premier, Select, and EXCEED Series lines at three major South American trade shows. The conventions—each of which attracts thousands of DTV broadcasters, digital cinematographers, and other media professionals from across Latin America—include Tecnotelevision 2012, SET Broadcast & Cable 2012, and CAPER 2012.
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NBC Olympics & Panasonic Announce Nearly 80 Percent Of U.S. Tv Households Will Receive High-Definition 3D Broadcast Feed of The London 2012 Olympic Games
Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Verizon among many cable, satellite and telco providers offering 3D Olympic Games coverage
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group and Panasonic Corporation of North America today announced that the first-ever 3D coverage of the Olympic Games, beginning in London later this month, will be available to subscribers of MVPD’s (multichannel video programming distributors) representing nearly 80% of U.S. TV households. The daily 3D programming, which will be shown on next-day delay, will be carried by many cable, satellite and telco providers such as such as Armstrong, AT&T, Blue Ridge, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, Insight, Mediacom, RCN, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and WideOpen West.
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Bexel Makes Major Investment With Million-Dollar Purchase of Fujinon HD ENG Lenses
Acquisition Includes Optical Stabilization Gear and Lens Accessories
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group's Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, announced a million-dollar purchase of over 60 new Fujinon lenses as well as a significant amount of lens accessories, including zoom and focus controls and optical stabilization gear. The acquisition of the Fujinon ENG lenses supports Bexel's growing inventory of Panasonic P2, Sony PDW-F800 XDCam camcorders and HDC-2500 camera systems, which are mainstays in Bexel's arsenal of rental gear. The lenses will be used to provide captivating coverage of events, including major sports productions this summer.
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Thales Angénieux Unveils Two New Optimo Zoom Lenses
News: Thales Angénieux Unveils Two New Optimo Zoom LensesOptimo19.5-94mm and Optimo 28-340mm Lenses Enable Image Coverage up to 31.4mm
Thales Angénieux has raised the performance bar once again with the introduction this week of two new additions to its line of Optimo lenses. Complementary versions of the famous Optimo 17-80 and Optimo 24-290, the Optimo 19.5-94 and Optimo 28-340 offer the exceptional precision you can only get with Optimo lenses. With image coverage up to 31.4mm diagonal, they are ideal for today’s S35 film and large format sensor cameras, full frame 5K format of Epic among others.
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. To Provide HD Broadcast Equipment For NBCUniversal's Coverage Of The London Olympic Games
Canon HDTV Lenses, PTZ Cameras, and Canobeam To Enable NBC With Exceptional Optics and HD Video Quality During Coverage of the London Olympics, July 27, 2012 - August 12, 2012
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will provide more than 75 HDTV Lenses, two PTZ HD Cameras, and a Canobeam HD Video Transceiver system to NBCUniversal during its coverage of the 2012 London Olympics from London, England July 27 - August 12, 2012. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics and Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Professional Engineering & Solutions division of Canon U.S.A.
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Fujifilm Optical Devices Division Premieres Videos Of New 2012 NAB Lenses
Thom Calabro explains features and benefits the new lenses offer
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division premiered a series of one to two minute videos featuring new lenses at the 2012 NAB Show today. The videos—featuring Thom Calabro, Director, Marketing and Product Development, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division - discuss the many features and benefits the new lenses offer and debut on Fujifilm’s Facebook and YouTube channels as follows:
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Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX Now Available for Avid DS
New Vectorscope Tool, 3D Lens Flare and Film Glow Effects, Extruded Text, and Audio-Driven Effects Creation
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, today announced that Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX (BCC 8 AVX) is now available for Avid DS. A perfect complement to Avid DS' high-end editing and finishing capabilities, BCC 8 AVX delivers nearly 200 comprehensive visual effects filters including extrusions, image restoration tools, lens flares and lights, and blurs, glows, and cinematic effects. New version 8 features include a vectorscope tool, 3D lens flare and film glow effects, extruded text, and Beat Reactor technology for audio-driven effects creation.
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Canon U.S.A. Unveils New 4K Imaging Solutions And New HDTV Lenses At The 2012 NAB Show In Las Vegas
New 4K Digital SLR Camera and Development of New Cine Zoom Lenses, 4K Cinema EOS Cameras, and 4K Display Technology Reaffirm Canon's Commitment to Leave No Story Untold
At the 2012 NAB Show, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will exhibit the company's wide range of high-definition imaging equipment, designed for motion picture and television production, video content creation, and still photography, at booth #C4325.
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Canon U.S.A. Debuts Two Third-Generation DIGISUPER HD Field Lenses Combining Wider Angles Of View With Long Zoom Ratios
Improved Optical Performance, Increased Responsiveness for Camera Operators, and Support for Virtual Studio Systems Among the Features of Cost-Effective HD Lenses
In response to input from the worldwide community of HDTV program creators, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has introduced two HD field lenses designed for improved coverage of sports and other mobile-location productions. Designated as the XJ80x8.8B and the XJ76x9B*, both lenses combine highly telephoto performance, wider angles of view, and exceptional operability. Integrating Canon's latest optical and digital-control innovations, both lenses are third-generation additions to the DIGISUPER product line, which is renowned as a global favorite for outside broadcast coverage.
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New Long, HD Field Lens from Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM
News: New Long, HD Field Lens from Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILMXA77x9.5 features OS-TECH image stabilization, FIND diagnostic system, 16-bit encoding, dust-proof and anti-fogging technology, macro shooting, and remote control
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division announced that it will introduce the XA77x9.5 HDTV field lens during the NAB 2012 convention, which runs from April 14th-19th in the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth #C7525). The XA77x9.5 is well suited for use within mobile trucks, at stadiums, sporting events, arenas, larger houses of worship – anywhere a long lens would be beneficial in capturing detail and close up images from far distances.
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Ikegami Announces NAB 2012 Products
News: Ikegami Announces NAB 2012 ProductsIkegami’s Exhibit of HDTV Cameras, Monitors, and Accessories Are Affordably Engineered for Multiple Production Applications, and Present and Future Image-Format Requirements
Exceptional HD picture quality, superior performance, and convenient features characterize the cost-effective products displayed at NAB 2012 by Ikegami Electronics (U.S.A.), Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of advanced HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and all other HD program producers.
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FUJIFILM to Bring Two HDTV Lenses to NAB 2012
Two lenses, which expand their respective product lines, the HA19x7.4BERM/BERD 2/3-inch Premier Series high-performance HD ENG/EFP production lens and the XA19x7.4BESM-D8 compact, HDTV studio and field box-style lens, will be presented at NAB 2012 by FUJIFILM Corp.
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Optical Devices Division Of Fujifilm To Debut Two Breakthrough HDTV Lenses At NAB 2012
News: Optical Devices Division Of Fujifilm To Debut Two Breakthrough HDTV Lenses At NAB 2012U.S. Debut of HA19x7.4BERM Premier ENG/EFP and XA19x7.4BESM-D8 Studio/Field Lens
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced that two compact HD lenses, each featuring technical firsts in their size, will make their U.S. debut in Booth C7525 at the 2012 NAB show, which runs from April 14th-19th in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Hitachi Augments Its Offerings with Introduction of Three HDTV Cameras for Sports and Field Production Companies
News: Hitachi Augments Its Offerings with Introduction of Three HDTV Cameras for Sports and Field Production CompaniesAmong the product highlights at the NAB 2012 Booth of Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., will be the U.S. introduction of a slow-motion HD camera capable of capturing video at 2.5X and 3X the speed of standard frame rate cameras.
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NAB 2012: Technical Firsts, New ENG Lens from Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM
News: NAB 2012: Technical Firsts, New ENG Lens from Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILMTo show compact lenses boasting technical firsts
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced that it will introduce a cost-effective ENG-Style lens with a 2x extender and show two breakthrough lenses for the first time in the U.S. at its NAB 2012 booth (#C7525). The company will showcase a variety of its industry-leading, high-end optics during the show, which runs from April 14th-19th in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Canon HDTV Lenses Are Chosen For Super Bowl XLVI Game Coverage By Production Facilities Company NEP Broadcasting
More Than 100 Canon HDTV Field Lenses and Portable Zoom Lenses to be Deployed for Domestic and International Telecasts of the Game
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take the field for Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the eyes of over 100 million people around the world will be upon them.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces the XJ95x8.6B Super-Telephoto Long-Zoom HD Field Lens with Improved Image Stabilization
News: Canon U.S.A. Introduces the XJ95x8.6B Super-Telephoto Long-Zoom HD Field Lens with Improved Image StabilizationCanon’s Next-Generation HD Lens Combines Wide Angle of View With 95x Focal Range, Outstanding Optical Performance and Tracking Capability, and Support for Virtual Studio Systems
In response to the ever-evolving requirements of live sports and other popular mobile-location HD productions, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has developed a series of long-zoom field lenses designed for some of the most demanding HDTV sports and outside-broadcast applications, including the popular XJ100x9.3B and XJ86x9.3B/13.5B lenses. Now, answering the need for an ever-diversifying range of creative HD production uses, Canon has developed a totally new-generation super-telephoto XJ95x8.6B lens, which provides an unprecedented combination of the widest angle of view of any HD field lens presently in the broadcasting industry with an augmented 95x focal range.
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Fujinon Lenses Fit the Bill for Newest HD Truck at F&F Productions
News: Fujinon Lenses Fit the Bill for Newest HD Truck at F&F Productions
Although the oldest privately held mobile production facility provider in the U.S., F&F Productions strives to keep all of the equipment on its HD mobile units as current as possible. Every truck in its fleet is equipped with FUJINON lenses, for a total of 90 lenses from the manufacturer.
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Panasonic AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D Camcorder Receives R&D 100 Award, ‘Oscar Of Innovation’
News: Panasonic AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D Camcorder Receives R&D 100 Award, ‘Oscar Of Innovation’Panasonic Solutions Company today announced that its AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D camcorder has been selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine as a recipient of a 2011 R&D 100 Award. These awards, widely recognized as the “Oscars of Innovation,” recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in the past year.
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Trio Video Chooses Canon Long-Zoom HD Field Lenses And Telephoto/Wide-Angle Portable HD Zoom Lenses For New Mobile Unit
News: Trio Video Chooses Canon Long-Zoom HD Field Lenses And Telephoto/Wide-Angle Portable HD Zoom Lenses For New Mobile UnitTempo Production Vehicle Outfitted With Canon XJ86x9.3B, XJ75x9.3B, HJ22ex7.6B, and HJ14ex4.3B Lenses for HD Coverage of a Wide Range of Location Sports and Entertainment Productions
Serving the TV industry’s voracious appetite for HD programming is Chicago-based Trio Video, a leading mobile production company that provides facilities and crews nationwide for broadcast and cable clients, entertainment companies, professional sports teams, and major corporations.
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Panasonic Debuts ‘HDTV Producer,’ Turnkey Video Production Studio for Under $20,000
News: Panasonic Debuts ‘HDTV Producer,’ Turnkey Video Production Studio for Under $20,000An All-Inclusive Start-up Studio Kit for Churches, Schools, Media Centers and More
Panasonic Solutions Company (PSC), provider of collaboration, information-sharing and decision-support solutions for government and commercial enterprises, today announced the HDTV Producer (model HDTVP-2), an affordable, all-inclusive, video production studio priced below $20,000.
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Major Mobile HDTV Producer Increases Inventory Of Canon XJ72x9.3B DIGISUPER Long-Zoom Field Lenses To More Than 150 Units
News: Major Mobile HDTV Producer Increases Inventory Of Canon XJ72x9.3B DIGISUPER Long-Zoom Field Lenses To More Than 150 UnitsMobile Television Group’s Newest Canon XJ72x9.3B HD Lenses Will Be Used for its Exclusive Ultra-Mo Super-Slow-Motion HDTV Playback System at Thousands of Live Sporting Events Annually
Mobile Television Group, operator of one of the nation’s largest fleets of HDTV production vehicles, has purchased ten more XJ72x9.3B long-zoom HD field lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. These newest Canon “DIGISUPER 72xs” lenses join the 150 already owned by Mobile Television Group, and will be used for the company’s exclusive Ultra-Mo system, which also employs special high-speed HD cameras and other equipment for super-slow-motion instant video replays of sports action.
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InfoComm 2011: Hitachi Kokusai to Showcase Camera Range
News: InfoComm 2011: Hitachi Kokusai to Showcase Camera RangeHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., a leading provider of affordable, high performance cameras, will exhibit several broadcast and professional camera products within Hitachi Digital Media Division’s booth (Booth 1921) at this year’s InfoComm, taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Exhibits at the show run from June 15h to 17th.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two PL-Mount Digital Cine Zoom Lenses With Full 4K Image Format Performance
News: Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two PL-Mount Digital Cine Zoom Lenses With Full 4K Image Format PerformanceBased Upon a New Optical Design Platform, These Precision-Matched Wide-Angle and Telephoto Cine Zoom Lenses Feature Multiple Imaging Enhancements
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced two advanced-design PL-mount lenses that address the emerging 4K production standards. Designated as the Canon FK14.5-60 wide-angle cine zoom and the Canon FK30-300 telephoto cine zoom, these precision-matched lenses incorporate breakthrough Canon optical designs that simultaneously optimize and enhance multiple imaging attributes while minimizing optical aberrations and distortions.
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Fujinon To Introduce Ergonomically Designed Servo Pack And Wireless Control System At NAB 2011
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has announced it will introduce a new ergonomically designed DigiPower servo control system for its Select and Premier Series as well as a wireless control system for all of its 2D and 3D lenses during the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 11 through April 14.
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Canon Exclusive HD Lens Provider For Super Bowl XLV Game Creek Video Coverage
News: Canon Exclusive HD Lens Provider For Super Bowl XLV Game Creek Video CoverageProduction Services Provider Equips All of its “Hard” Field Cameras With Canon XJ100x9.3B Long-Zoom HD Lenses and All Portable Cameras With Canon HD ENG-Style Lenses
A television ratings milestone, Super Bowl XLV was watched by a record 111 million TV viewers. Complementing this historic statistic was production services provider Game Creek Video’s decision to outfit all 18 of its “hard” HD field cameras with XJ100x9.3B long-zoom HD lenses from Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging.
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Chicago ABC Affiliate, WLS-TV, Takes Delivery Of 33 ENG Lenses In Station’s First Fujinon Purchase
News: Chicago ABC Affiliate, WLS-TV, Takes Delivery Of 33 ENG Lenses In Station’s First Fujinon PurchaseWLS-TV, Chicago’s ABC owned TV station, recently took delivery of 33 lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division for use on Panasonic P2 HD cameras. 32 of the ENG lenses are ZA17X7.6BERM HD zoom lenses with 2X extenders, and one is a ZA22X7.6BERM telephoto lens. This purchase marks the first Fujinon lens sale to WLS-TV/ABC-TV.
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CSP Mobile Productions Chooses Several Canon U.S.A. HDTV Lens Models For Its Newest Production Vehicles
Eleven Canon Long-Zoom HDTV Field Lenses and Eight Canon HDTV ENG Lenses To Be Used for College Sports Coverage by this Alliance Productions Member Company
CSP Mobile Productions, the Maine-based specialists in northeast college sports coverage, have selected 19 HDTV lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, for the cameras carried by its two newest 53-ft. mobile production vehicles. The trucks, designated HD-1 and HD-3, will divide a complement of two XJ100x9.3B, four XJ86x9.3B, and five XJ72x9.3B long-zoom Canon HD field lenses, as well as eight HJ22ex7.6B portable HD ENG lenses.
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Canon USA Service Provides Fast Repair For World Series
HDTV Lens Continues to Function Even After Flying Bat Shatters Front Filter; Canon Service Quickly Repairs Lens for Production Services Provider Corplex Mobile Television
When veteran cameraman Steve Angel settled in to shoot Game 4 of the 2010 American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium in New York on the evening of October 19, he had no idea that his Canon DIGISUPER 86xs long-field HD zoom lens was about to become the game’s big story. But when the score was tied 2-2, a broken bat flew through the air, shattering the protective filter on the front of the lens and scratching the front element.
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Wyoming PBS Upgrades Satellite Truck with Four Hitachi HD Cameras
Wyoming PBS purchased four Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-format HDTV cameras as part of the planned upgrade of its 32-foot digital production truck equipped with a 2.4-meter Ku-Band satellite uplink dish.
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Brigham Young University Outfits New HD Facility with 12 FUJIFILM Lenses
Starting this December, Brigham Young University’s BYU Television and KBYU Eleven will switch to an HDTV broadcast format at its new 100,000 square-foot media production and distribution facility, using an array of new FUJIFILM Optical Devices lenses on Sony HDC1400R cameras.
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Canon BU-50H Remote-Control Pan-Tilt-Zoom Hd Cameras Chosen For New Video System At A Prominent House Of Worship
Totally Renovated Church Building is Being Outfitted With Five of Canon’s Advanced Indoor Remote-Control PTZ Cameras for Convenient, High-Quality 16:9 HD Coverage of Religious Services and Events
Easter 2011 will be a very special time for the Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church congregation in Augusta, Georgia. In addition to the season’s religious importance, it will also mark the completion of the total renovation of the church’s 50-year-old building. When worshippers enter the new church they will see a beautifully appointed new sanctuary, a new exposed-truss ceiling under a new roof, a new choir loft, and original stained-glass windows. What the congregation won’t see will be five strategically placed BU-50H remote-control PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) 16:9 aspect ratio HD cameras from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. The cameras will be used for inconspicuous, high-quality HD capture of church services for broadcast, cable, and Internet distribution, as well as for image magnification and wedding videography.
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U.S. Senate Recording Studio Upgrades with 18 Hitachi Cameras
The U.S. Senate Recording Studio, the in-house audio/video service provider for the U.S. Senate, ordered 18 new Hitachi DK-H32 720p/60p compact HDTV camera heads in the summer of 2010 as part of an effort to upgrade the video teleconferencing capabilities within U.S Senator’s offices.
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Hitachi and Tekskil Provide Full HD Robotics System to WEEK-DT
News: Hitachi and Tekskil Provide Full HD Robotics System to WEEK-DTTekskil Industries and Hitachi Kokusai have teamed up to give Central Illinois television station, WEEK-DT, a winning combination for their new robotic camera systems.
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Canon's HJ14ex4.3B Wide-Angle Portable HDTV Lens Delivers Advanced Encoder Data For Virtual Studio Production Systems
In Addition to Its Unprecedented Optical Performance, the New HJ14ex4.3B HDTV Lens Simplifies the Creation of Realistic Virtual Sets with Direct Integration of Reliable Lens Data
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has expanded the frontiers of optical performance for broadcast TV production with its new HJ14ex4.3B wide-angle portable HDTV lens. In addition to an unprecedented 4.3mm wide angle of view and a 14x zoom range, the new lens also features advanced data connections that facilitate the creation of dynamic, visually appealing virtual studio environments.
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Thales Angenieux and Cooke Optics collaborate to incorporate /i Technology
Partnership enables camera ops to capture vital metadata which aids post process
Cooke Optics Ltd., the premier manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, and Thales Angenieux, the leader in the design and development of the most prestigious zoom lenses in the film world, has announced a groundbreaking partnership agreement in which Thales Angenieux will incorporate Cooke’s /i Technology into its range of lenses.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces the KT17ex4.3B IRSE, a 1/3-Inch Portable Hd Zoom Lens With Built-In 2x Extender To Work With Cost-Effective Professional HDTV Camcorders
News: Canon U.S.A. Introduces the KT17ex4.3B IRSE, a 1/3-Inch Portable Hd Zoom Lens With Built-In 2x Extender To Work With Cost-Effective Professional HDTV CamcordersThe New KT17ex4.3B IRSE Provides Outstanding Optical Performance and Operator Convenience in an Ergonomically Redesigned, Compact, and Lightweight Portable HD Lens
With HD production activity expanding, the popularity of 1/3-inch HD camcorders has grown, thanks to their impressive performance and modest pricing. In response to this trend, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has introduced the 1/3-inch KT17ex4.3B IRSE portable HD zoom lens, which combines advanced optical performance and features with affordability and value.
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Japanese Network NHK Chooses The Canon BU-45H Remote-Control Robotic PTZ HDTV Camera For Live Reports From The New York Stock Exchange
Controllable Directly From Japan, the Canon BU-45H Provides Viewers 6,000 Miles Away With Superb HDTV Picture Quality
Daily reports from the New York Stock Exchange are of vital interest to investors around the world. Thousands of miles from Wall Street, NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai)/Japan Broadcasting Corporation provides its viewers with live on-the-scene HDTV updates from the Exchange. The network captures these reports using the convenience, reliability, and superb HDTV image quality of the BU-45H remote-control robotic PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) camera from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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3-D Functionality Made Available Throughout Wide Range Of Canon’s HD Lens Lineup
The 16-Bit Precision of Digital Zoom and Focus Servos Ensures Precise Stereoscopic Tracking When Controlled From One Zoom and One Focus Controller
Throughout the 2010 NAB Show – April 12th to the 15th, in the Las Vegas Convention Center – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, will showcase a variety of 3-D related lens features currently available in the Company’s HDTV lens systems.
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DIRECTV, Panasonic and Harmonic to Demonstrate 3DTV at NAB 2010
At NAB 2010, booth #SU7213, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will feature a 3D television demonstration in conjunction with DIRECTV and Panasonic. Harmonic’s Electra® encoders, capable of supporting frame-compatible 3D video, serve as the compression engine for the DIRECTV 3D video experience, viewable on a Panasonic VIERA Full HD 3D TV set.
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Ole Miss Sports Productions Chooses Canon Compact Studio HD Lenses
Combining Canon’s XJ22x7.3B IE-D HDTV Lens With a 1/3-Inch HDTV Camera Provides Long-Focal-Length, Lightweight, High-Quality System for Field Productions
Meeting the demands of providing HDTV coverage of 78 remote sporting events per year, along with a schedule of weekly studio productions is a challenging task for any collegiate video department. That’s why Ole Miss Sports Productions, at the University of Mississippi, chose to outfit each of its four 1/3-inch portable HDTV cameras with the 2/3-inch XJ22x7.3B IE-D Compact Studio HD lens from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. The result is a compact HD lens-camera system that provides long telephoto capability, crisp, clean HDTV quality, and is also cost-effective and easily transportable.
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Fujinon Brings Emmy Award-Winning Technology and PL Mount Zooms
Fujinon, Inc., a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the digital cinema, broadcast, and industrial markets, will show the XA88x9.3BESM-SK telephoto sports zoom lens with its Emmy Award-winning technology, Precision Focus Assist, at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C7425).
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Canon Exclusive Lens Provider For Super Bowl XLIV
Canon Long-Zoom HDTV Field Lenses and Portable HDTV Zoom Lenses Provide the Optical-Performance Needed to Meet the Demands of HDTV Image Acquisition at Long Focal Lengths
The exciting TV coverage of Super Bowl XLIV seen by millions of football fans on February 7 began with images gathered in crystal HDTV clarity by lenses provided by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Canon U.S.A. To Provide HD Lenses, Robotic PTZ HD Cameras, And Canobeam Free-Space Optical HD Video Links FoR NBC’S Coverage Of The Vancouver Winter Games
Canon’s Advanced Technologies Will Enable NBC to Image, Capture, and Transmit HD Video During Coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010
Canon U.S.A. Inc. has been selected to provide advanced HDTV lenses, remote-control robotic HD cameras, and a Canobeam Free Space Optics HD video transceiver system to NBC during the network’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games from February 12-28.
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Canon BU-45H Provides HD Video For Miami Heat
The Exceptional Picture Quality, Powerful Zoom Ratio, Pan-Tilt Operation, and Image Stabilization of the Canon BU-45H Enhances the Sports-Fan Experience and HDTV Broadcasts
Whether for television broadcasts, giant-screen displays, or facility monitoring, video serves multiple purposes at modern sports stadiums.
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Canon BU-45H Provides HD Footage at Sunland Park Racetrack
Increased Production Value at a Top New Mexico Track is Made Possible by Exceptional Picture Quality and Smooth Remote-Control Pan-Tilt Operation of the Canon BU-45H
The stakes have been raised for high-quality HD video coverage at racetracks nationwide. At New Mexico’s Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, simulcasting horse races to 800 locations around the world relies on the DTV-ready imagery of Canon BU-45H remote-control robotic pan-tilt-zoom HD camera systems, from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Fujinon and NHK to Receive 2009 Engineering Emmy Award
Fujinon and NHK will be awarded an Engineering Emmy Award for Fujinon’s Precision Focus Assist System by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences during this year’s ceremony on Aug. 22 in Hollywood, CA.
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Canon’s Long-Zoom HD Field Lenses And Portable HD Zoom Lenses Add Production Flexibility To Mansion Mobile’s New HD Broadcast Vehicle
A Total of 12 Canon HD Lenses Provide Mansion Mobile With Crisp, Precise Images and Advanced Operational Flexibility for Every Kind of Location HDTV Production
Major sporting and entertainment events are among the premiere forms of programming being telecast in HDTV. Mobile production services are crucial to such coverage. This is why Mansion Mobile’s new 53-ft. “Expando” mobile production facility – named ME-2HD – is equipped with the very latest in advanced HDTV production technologies, including seven long-zoom HD field lenses and five portable HD zoom lenses from Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Canon U.S.A. Exhibits a Range of New Broadcast Lens Solutions at the 2009 NAB Show
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, will be expanding its broadcast lens arsenal with the introduction of several new products at the 2009 NAB Show.
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Panasonic to Start Development of New Professional 3D HD Production System
News: Panasonic to Start Development of New Professional 3D HD Production SystemIndustry's First System to Support Efficient Production of 3D Full HD Content
Panasonic Corporation, a world leader in High Definition technology, today announced it will start developing a professional 3D Full HD production system. The system, which is expected to be the first of its kind in the industry, consists of a twin-lens P2 professional camera recorder and a 3D-compatible High Definition Plasma display. Panasonic will exhibit concept models of the 3D system at its booth (Central Hall #3712) at NAB 2009 to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 20, 2009.
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Portable HD Lenses From Canon U.S.A. Prove Essential To The Digital Cinematography Of A Long-Running TV Drama
Canon HJ21ex7.5B and HJ11ex4.7B Portable HD Zoom Lenses Bring Reliable Versatility to the Demanding Production Schedule of the Innovative Rescue Me Series
With gritty real-world locations and a fast-paced production schedule, Rescue Me, the award-winning episodic television series about New York City firefighters, demands the best of its crews and equipment. Shot film-style in digital HD, the series’ distinct cinema verité production style relies on portable HDTV lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Hitachi Unveils Z-HD5000 Portable HD Studio, EFP Camera at NAB 2009
First HDTV Model in the Popular, Affordable Z-Series Product Line
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., a leading provider of affordable, high performance HDTV cameras, today announced it will unveil the new Hitachi Z-HD5000 portable, dockable HDTV studio and EFP camera, with native scan in 1080/59.94i or 1080/50i, at the 2009 NAB show April 20-23, 2009 in Las Vegas.
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Canon HDTV Long-Zoom And Portable Field Lenses Are Once Again The Exclusive Choice For The Network Telecast Of Super Bowl Game Coverage
NEP Supershooters Provide Production Services for Super Bowl XLIII Game Coverage Using Canon DIGISUPER 100xs, DIGISUPER 86xs, and Portable HD Lenses
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, is proud to announce that for more than 15 years, the Company has continued as the exclusive provider of lenses for Super Bowl network television game coverage.
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Canon’s professional 3-CCD HD camcorders are a top choice for affordable HDTV program production
Inspired storytelling, superior HDTV production values, and prudent budgeting are essential elements in the competitive world of producing innovative programming for today’s cable networks. For Varuna Entertainment, achieving these goals is made easier by using Canon’s XH G1 HD Camcorders to capture dramatic, challenging, and often dangerous footage for two of their latest cable “reality” series.
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Ikegami exhibits at GV-Tech Expo
Tapeless Flash-Based, Workflow-Efficient HD ENG, Versatile HD Cameras for a Wide Range of Production Applications, and Reference-Grade HD Monitors in Multiple Sizes Provide Diversity and Affordability for Government Video Production Professionals
Ikegami, the world-leading manufacturer of high-quality HDTV broadcast and professional video production solutions, is exhibiting a broad array of its leading-edge products at the 2008 Government Video Technology Expo (“GV Tech Expo”), at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington DC.
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Canon Lenses Empower High Definition Imaging For Game Creek Video’s “Liberty” Mobile Production Truck
Thirteen Lenses Provide Crisp, Precise Images and Extended Operational Flexibility for Mobile HDTV Production of College Football and NBA Basketball Games
The word “liberty” is defined as the condition of being free from restrictions. For Game Creek Video, a leading mobile production company, “Liberty” is not only the name of their new HD production vehicle, it also describes the truck’s capabilities for a wide range of production assignments. This is due in large measure to the variety of HDTV lenses it carries from the Broadcast and Communications division of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Game Creek purchased three Canon XJ86x9.3B IE-D and XJ75x9.3B IE-D long-field HD zoom lenses, three XJ22x7.3B IE-D compact HD studio lenses, and two HJ11ex4.7B IRSE wide-angle HD portable lenses for maximum flexibility in producing HDTV college football and NBA basketball telecasts.
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Ikegami Announces new Flash-based GF™ Series tapeless HD ENG system
High Definition Technologies for Tapeless ENG, Multiformat CMOS Image Capture, Compact HD Acquisition, and Full-Resolution, Color-Accurate Monitoring Among Products Shown
Ikegami, which introduced the industry’s first tapeless camcorder more than a decade ago, will display its revolutionary new Flash-based GF™ Series tapeless HD ENG system at the HD World Conference and Exhibition, in New York.
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Fujinon To Showcase New Select Series Of Cost-Effective HD ENG Lenses At HD World 2008
Fujinon, a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the broadcast, digital cinema, and industrial markets will showcase several new HD lenses at this year’s HD World Expo (Jacob Javits Center, October 15-16, Booth #1146).
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces BU-50H High-Definition 16:9 Remote-Control Robotic Indoor Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera System
Turn-Key Three-CCD HD Camera Features Canon 20X Zoom Lens, Auto-Focus Function, Optical Image Stabilization, Genlock Input, HD-SDI and SD-SDI Video Output With Embedded Audio, Quiet Operation, and Non-Proprietary Control Protocol
Following on the success of its BU-45H remote-control outdoor robotic pan-tilt HD 16:9 camera system, the Broadcast and Communications division of Canon U.S.A., Inc. has now introduced the BU-50H for indoor POV (point-of-view) applications.
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High Definition Camcorders From Canon U.S.A. Are Being Used To Produce A Wide Variety Of Television Programming
From a leading daytime drama to a cable sitcom, from locally produced public television programming to a popular audience-participation show, Canon’s professional HD camcorders are increasingly being used to shoot a wide variety of television programming.
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Canon U.S.A. HD Telephoto Lens Brings Montana Conservation Closer For O'Dell Creek Headwaters Restoration Documentary
Generous Zoom Range, Optical Image Stabilizer and User-Programmable Functions of Canon HJ40x10B HD Lens Enables Capture of Compelling Wildlife Footage for Conservation Awareness
A small spring-fed creek near Ennis, Mont., is having a big impact in wildlife habitat recovery. A new HD documentary about the O’Dell Creek Headwaters Restoration Project is set to show the world how a wetland drained for over 50 years can make a remarkable comeback. The combination of a 40:1 zoom range (for a portable EFP lens), Canon Optical Shift Image Stabilizer (“Shift-IS”) technology, and superb HD imagery from the Canon HJ40x10B telephoto EFP lens empowered veteran filmmaker Dickson Sorensen to capture the story of an extraordinary group of people working to help restore one of nature’s creations.
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Ikegami HDK-79EC HD Native Multi-Format CMOS Camera Systems Provide Keslow Television Clients With Versatility At The Beijing Olympics
Ikegami’s HDK-79EC Enables Users to Shoot in 1080i or 720p, in Either Studio or Portable Configuration, Allowing for Myriad HDTV Production Applications
Production equipment rental companies have always faced the challenge of keeping up with changing trends in technology, and the needs of a broad range of clients and end-users. At New York-based Keslow Television (KTV), the decision to expand their HDTV camera inventory led them back to Ikegami.
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Corplex Chooses Canon Long-Zoom HD Field Lenses And Portable HD Zoom Lenses For Coverage Of Major Sports
Canon On-Site Service, Canon Optical Shift Image Stabilizer Technology, and Interface With the Vinten Vector 950 Active Pan/Tilt Head Cited As Key Factors in Purchase Decision
Providing network-level mobile production services for professional football, baseball, basketball, golf and hockey, as well as major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, demands mission-critical television coverage.
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Canon U.S.A. Inc.’s Broadcast And Communications Division Named Exclusive Provider Of HD Lenses For NBC’s Coverage Of The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Canon’s Long-Field Zoom Lenses, Portable HD Zoom Lenses, and the Canobeam DT-150 HD Free Space Optics Video Transceiver Chosen by NBC Olympics to Image and Relay Video of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Canon U.S.A.’s Broadcast & Communications division has been chosen as the exclusive provider of HD lenses to NBC Olympics for its coverage of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. NBC will also be using the Canobeam DT-150 HD Free Space Optics video transceiver system for transmitting “beauty shots” of Beijing back to NBC’s Olympic broadcast facility. Canon will provide on-site technical support for NBC Olympics throughout the duration of the 2008 Olympic Games.
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Fujinon to Showcase New HD Lens Series at HD Expo
New HA23x7.6BE Offers Advanced Optical Technology for Demanding HDTV Studio and Field Applications
Fujinon, a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the broadcast, digital cinema, and industrial markets will showcase several new HD lenses at this year’s HD Expo (Booth #407).
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Hitachi Remote and Portable HD Cameras Capture High-Profile Events for Pete's Big TVs
Pete’s Big TVs, a production company specializing in large-screen display and video production for live staged concerts and events, based in New Castle, Delaware, has taken delivery of two Hitachi DK-H32 HDTV remote observation compact cameras and one Hitachi SK-3020P handheld production HDTV camera.
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Sweetwater Digital Selects 32 Fujinon HD Lenses
Los Angeles, CA-based Sweetwater Digital Productions has acquired a complement of 32 Fujinon HD lenses for the company’s new high-end production truck, “Cobalt.”
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Canon's New XL H1S And XL H1A HD Camcorders Provide Advanced Features For Enhanced Control And Operation
New 20x HD Video Lens, Enhanced Image Control and Other User-Requested Refinements Serve the Needs of Event Video, Documentary Filmmaking and Pro Markets
Building on the success of its acclaimed XL H1 High Definition (HD) camcorder, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging technology, has introduced the new shoulder mount XL H1S and XL H1A HD camcorders, which include new advanced features requested by professional users for improved operation and image control.
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KGW, Portland, Selects Fujinon Lenses for HD News Broadcast
Belo Corp’s NBC affiliate, KGW in Portland, Oregon, began broadcasting its daily news programming in HDTV earlier this year. For the HD transition, KGW selected six Fujinon XA22X7.5BES compact HD studio lenses.
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Fujinon to Intro Premier Series HD Lens for Studio and Field Applications
New HA23x7.6BE Offers Advanced Optical Technology for Demanding HDTV Studio and Field Applications
Fujinon’s new HA23x7.6BE HDTV lens, a Premier Series lens offering advanced optical technology, is being introduced at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2008 convention in Las Vegas, from April 14-17.
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Fujinon To Unveil New HD Telephoto Lens For Sports At NAB 2008
New XA88X12.5BES Offers Versatility, DIGI POWER Controls, and Outstanding Picture Clarity
Fujinon’s new XA88x12.5BES HD Super telephoto lens features 88 times magnification, ranging from a wide focal length of 12.5mm to 1,100mm at telephoto -- making it ideal for productions demanding extreme telephoto shots and unsurpassed optical quality.
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