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Panasonic announces sale of 10 VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders to Panavision
News: Panasonic announces sale of 10 VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders to PanavisionLeading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems augments inventory with 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders
Leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems Panavision has augmented its equipment inventory with 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders.
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Chicago's Daufenbach Camera Brings Panasonic's Varicam 35 To The Midwest
News: Chicago's Daufenbach Camera Brings Panasonic's Varicam 35 To The MidwestMotion picture rental house Daufenbach Camera (Chicago, IL) has added the VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorder to its equipment roster.
published 3 weeks ago   read more
Clairmont Camera Invests In Varicam 35 Camera/recorders
News: Clairmont Camera Invests In Varicam 35 Camera/recordersClairmont Camera (Hollywood, CA), which over four decades has consistently been one of the industry’s leading specialists in high-end digital and film motion picture cameras, lenses and accessories, has invested in Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders. The equipment is immediately available to clients of Clairmont’s five offices in Hollywood, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Albuquerque. NM.
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Matrox at the 2015 NAB Show -- Product Overview
News: Matrox at the 2015 NAB Show -- Product OverviewMatrox at the 2015 NAB Show — Product Overview Video streaming and recording appliance, multi-camera recording app and OEM products will be featured
At the 2015 NAB Show, Matrox® Video will showcase the popular Monarch™ HD video streaming and recording appliance, the new VS4Recorder Pro™ multi-camera recording app and the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products.
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Panasonic Rolls Out P2 Cast Cloud Service, Accelerating News Editing And the Pace of Stories To Air
Offers a New Intimate Connection between Cameras in the Field and Newsrooms
At NAB 2015, Panasonic has introduced P2 Cast, a cloud-based news production system that leverages the network features of the company’s next-generation P2 HD camcorders with AVC-ULTRA recording -- the AJ-PX5000G, AJ-PX800 and AJ-PX270. P2 Cast integrates these camcorders’ network capabilities so content uploaded to the cloud is immediately available for reviewing and editing.
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Panasonic Announces AJ-PX380 1/3-inch AVC-Ultra Shoulder-Mount, Fully Loaded for Modern Field News Operations
News: Panasonic Announces AJ-PX380 1/3-inch AVC-Ultra Shoulder-Mount, Fully Loaded for Modern Field News OperationsCamcorder Offers Advanced Network Functionality, Dual-Codec Recording
Panasonic is introducing the AJ-PX380 1/3-inch AVC-ULTRA shoulder-mount camcorder with comprehensive networking capabilities and dual-codec recording, making it an ideal tool for fast-moving ENG operations.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces The Versatile XC10 4K Digital Camcorder For Creative Multi-Media Image Makers
Ideal for Emerging and Existing Content Creators, the Canon XC10 Camcorder is Compact, Lightweight and Versatile with 4K/Full HD Video Shooting and 12-Megapixel Still Photography Capabilities
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the new XC10 4K Digital Camcorder. Compact, lightweight and versatile, the XC10 is designed to deliver stunning 4K and Full HD video as well as compelling 12-Megapixel still images. The camcorder also has a built-in function to extract eight megapixel still images from recorded 4K video, making it one of Canon’s most convenient multimedia tools to date. In addition to the camcorder’s 4K and Full HD video capture capabilities, the XC10 camcorder includes a one-inch 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, with a 10x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens with a 2x Digital Teleconverter and Optical Image Stabilization allowing for rock-steady video and still image shooting.
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Cinedeck File Based Insert_Editing Smashes Editor
News: Cinedeck File Based Insert_Editing Smashes EditorCinedeck File-Based Insert Editing Smashes Editorial Roadblock Unique capability eliminates program re-rendering and dramatically improves productivity in mainstream NLE workflows
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MORe CORPORATE VIDEOS NOW SHOT WITH PANASONIC AJ-PX270 P2 HD CAMCORDER
News: MORe CORPORATE VIDEOS NOW SHOT WITH PANASONIC AJ-PX270 P2 HD CAMCORDERThe Mainstreet Organization of Realtors/MORe (Downers Corner, IL), the country’s fourth largest local association of real estate professionals, is now shooting informational videos for its 15,000+ members with Panasonic’s AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld camcorder.
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Event Videographer Todd Ruel Test Drives Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD Camcorder At Detroit And Chicago Auto Shows
News: Event Videographer Todd Ruel Test Drives Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD Camcorder At Detroit And Chicago Auto ShowsVideographer Todd Ruel, who shoots video stock footage and licenses it through Getty Images, recently took his new Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld camcorder to the Detroit and Chicago Auto Shows to document car manufacturers’ latest offerings.
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Theo Van De Sande, ASC Shoots Amazon, CBS Pilots With Varicam 35 4K Camera/recorder
News: Theo Van De Sande, ASC Shoots Amazon, CBS Pilots With Varicam 35 4K Camera/recorder“This Is the Best Solution in Digital Cinema Today”
Award-winning cinematographer Theo Van de Sande, ASC recently completed his second pilot, CBS’s Evil Men, shot with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder.
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Panasonic Improves Workflow, Increases Functionality For Varicam 35/hs Camera/recorders With Free Firmware Upgrade
Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders that incorporates ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording in both models. Additionally, AVC-Intra 4K 4:4:4 12-bit recording,** and AVC-Intra 100 and AVC-Intra 4K-LT (4:2:2) variable frame rate recording support** up to 120fps are new to the VariCam 35.
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ATLANTA’S JOHN SHARAF PHOTOGRAPHY INVESTS IN TWO VARICAM 35 4K CAMERA/RECORDERS FOR RENTAL/PRODUCTION
News: ATLANTA’S JOHN SHARAF PHOTOGRAPHY INVESTS IN TWO VARICAM 35 4K CAMERA/RECORDERS FOR RENTAL/PRODUCTIONCinematographer John Sharaf, principal of Atlanta digital production facility John Sharaf Photography, has purchased two Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders that are immediately available to the region’s burgeoning production community.
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Director Of Photography Michael Minock Shoots Narrative Short, ‘Don’t Look Away,’ With Varicam 35 4K Camera/Recorder
News: Director Of Photography Michael Minock Shoots Narrative Short, ‘Don’t Look Away,’ With Varicam 35 4K Camera/RecorderFlorida-based cinematographer Michael Minock recently shot a narrative short about human trafficking, Don’t Look Away, with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organizations that specialize in caring for and rehabilitating victims of the crime.
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Videographer Tim Polster Covers Sports And Theatrical Events With Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handhelds
News: Videographer Tim Polster Covers Sports And Theatrical Events With Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldsTim Polster, owner/videographer of sister companies Metroplex Multimedia and Watch My MVP, both of Arlington, TX, has transitioned to three Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handhelds for all his primary acquisition.
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Panasonic Expands News And Production Applications For Aj-PX270 P2 HD Handheld With Free Firmware Upgrade
News: Panasonic Expands News And Production Applications For Aj-PX270 P2 HD Handheld With Free Firmware UpgradePanasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its popular AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld that incorporates a new codec (AVC-Intra Class200), full HD streaming and automatic contents transfer, and new recording formats, all enhancing production and remote newsgathering.
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ATG Danmon completes file-base ingest, transcoding and QC system for Arqiva
News: ATG Danmon completes file-base ingest, transcoding and QC system for ArqivaATG Danmon, one of Europe's most experienced broadcast systems integrators and file-based product sales businesses, announces the completion of a tape and file-based ingest, transcoding and quality-control solution providing file preparation for global television and radio transmission service-provider Arqiva. The system has been fully integrated into Arqiva's playout facility at Chalfont, Buckinghamshire.
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Panasonic Introduces AJ-PG50 Portable Field Recorder With Flexible Support For Advanced AVC-ULTRA Workflows
News: Panasonic Introduces AJ-PG50 Portable Field Recorder With Flexible Support For Advanced AVC-ULTRA WorkflowsPanasonic has announced the availability of the new AJ-PG50 field recorder, the first to support the AVC-ULTRA codec. With microP2 card compatibility, a variety of professional interfaces and diverse networking abilities, the PG50 is an ideal solution for backup recording, monitoring, previewing, file copying and many other critical field uses.
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Panasonic VariCam 35 and VariCam HS Ship
News: Panasonic VariCam 35 and VariCam HS ShipPanasonic today announced the immediate availability of its highly-anticipated VariCam models, the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS.
The VariCam 35's superb image handling in multiple formats ranging from pristine 4K RAW to more practical 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and ProRes capture formats make it an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events. With high-speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps, the companion 2/3" VariCam HS produces extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications.
published 7 months ago   read more
AFP chooses Quantel for News Production Everywhere
News: AFP chooses Quantel for News Production EverywhereQuantel enables leading French news agency to deliver the world’s most advanced news workflow
Agence France-Presse (AFP), the world’s longest-established news agency, has ordered a global news production solution from Quantel. Scheduled to go into service during 2015, the AFP system brings together Quantel Enterprise sQ, QTube and revolutionQ technologies to provide an integrated international news workflow that delivers a true Production Everywhere solution. Every user, no matter where they are in the world, can work with local and centrally stored media to produce compelling stories, versioned to suit the differing cultures of the various world markets served by AFP.
published 8 months ago   read more
Panasonic Promises Workflow Optimisation at IBC ‘14
Panasonic utilised IBC 2014 to launch the much anticipated Varicam, the star of a wide range of products and innovations that will make film and TV production significantly easier.
published 8 months ago   read more
Varicam Goes on Show at IBC 2014
Production models of the much anticipated 4K Varicam and Varicam HS from Panasonic were unveiled at IBC 2014.
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ITV Selects Telestream for Multi-platform Workflow Solutions
Telestream Transcoding Helps ITV Implement the DPP Strategy
Telestream® (IBC stand 7.C12), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the completion of a strategic project with UK-based free to air commercial broadcaster, ITV. Designated content delivery modernisation (CDM), the project positions Telestream’s Vantage transcoding platform at the heart of ITV’s file-based workflow. Adopting Vantage in this way enables ITV to achieve time and cost efficiencies across the business and exploit its content across multiple delivery platforms.
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Cinedeck Turbo-Charges Adobe Premiere Pro CC Workflows at IBC 2014 (Hall 7.J07)
Cinedeck LLC (http://www.cinedeck.com), pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will highlight turbo-charged workflows for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, at IBC 2014, Amsterdam, 12-16 September (Hall7.J07). Cinedeck record, ingest and transcode platforms deliver a host of cutting-edge features that enable Adobe Premiere Pro CC editorial teams to access files faster and to start editing content while it is being recorded – the ideal scenario when rapid content turnaround is essential, such as in live, multi-cam broadcast and news operations.
published 9 months ago   read more
Dalet Releases AmberFin Version 10.4
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, announced today the availability of AmberFin 10.4. The new update expands the versatility of the AmberFin multi-format transcode platform by adding support for new operating systems (OS), easier handling of closed captions, and enhanced codec processing that further improves interoperability. The new Dalet AmberFin version 10.4 features include:
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Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldDeLuca Photography and Video Productions (Akron, OH) is making Panasonic’s new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld its primary camera for live events. The full-service media production company, co-founded more than 13 years ago by brothers John and Matt DeLuca, routinely covers live assignments in the metro Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Medina, OH markets and beyond.
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New Jersey-Based Davideo Multimedia Fields Event/Corporate Projects With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: New Jersey-Based Davideo Multimedia Fields Event/Corporate Projects With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldDave Hall, principal of Davideo Multimedia (Berkeley Heights, NJ) recently invested in Panasonic’s new AJ-PX270 P2 HD camcorder for his roster of corporate/event assignments, including ongoing work shooting performance videos for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
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North Carolina DP Glen Kantziper Fields Diverse Broadcast And Corporate Assignments With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: North Carolina DP Glen Kantziper Fields Diverse Broadcast And Corporate Assignments With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldGlen Kantziper, owner/operator of KPSR, Inc. (Greensboro, NC), purchased an AJ-PX270 camcorder, Panasonic’s first P2 HD handheld with AVC-ULTRA recording, as soon as it became available this spring. Since then, he has used the PX270 on many of the wide-ranging corporate and broadcast assignments that are the foundation of his production company.
published 11 months ago   read more
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Upgrades Broadcast Facility with Four Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD Studio Cameras
News: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Upgrades Broadcast Facility with Four Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD Studio CamerasWith Field Segments Shot on VariCam® 3700s, Signature ‘Electronic Field Trips’ Series Will Be Broadcast in HD on PBS Stations and Cable Channels
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, which operates the world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg, VA, has just installed four Panasonic AK-AC3800 studio cameras as part of an overall HD upgrade of its broadcast studio. For the past four years, the Foundation has assigned its extensive field production assignments to a pair of Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 HD VariCam camcorders.
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ToolsOnAir Releases New Updates to Flagship Products
News: ToolsOnAir Releases New Updates to Flagship ProductsToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering, a leader in powerful, intuitive QuickTime-based applications for video broadcast professionals, is delivering on product announcements made at this year's NAB Convention in April. Today, ToolsOnAir officially releases version 1.7 of just:in, and version 1.8 of just:play and just:live.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS With 1080p High-Speed AVC-ULTRA Recording To 240fps
Provides 12-bit 4:4:4 AVC-ULTRA Acquisition for Field Mastering and Archiving, Plus Efficient 4:2:2 10-Bit Recording For Documentaries and Sports; Innovative Modular Design Allows Cameras to Dock with Common Recording Module
Panasonic has introduced a third-generation VariCam® camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the company’s 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 documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications. It also includes Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording.(The ProRes codec component is licensed from ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd., which has shipped ProRes recorders for years.)
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Panasonic Announces Apple ProRes Codec Support For Varicam 35 4K Camera/Recorder
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today revealed updates to its new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Panasonic Announces ProRes Codec Support For VariCam 35 4K And VariCam HS Cameras/Recorders
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam 35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders, 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 uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)
News: Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will showcase the new fire-power of its MX and RX record, ingest and transcode platforms in support of 4K and JPEG2000 production, plus the very latest international HD broadcast delivery standards, during NAB 2014, Las Vegas, at the Cinedeck booth #SL14317.
published 1 year ago   read more
What's new at NAB 2014 from ToolsOnAir
ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering continues to pioneer the most innovative and comprehensive broadcast suite available for the Mac OS platform.
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XOR Media Selects Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card to Power MediaServer G
New Video Playout and Branding Server is Ideal for Television Broadcast, Content Production, Live Entertainment and Sports Applications
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer, XOR Media has exclusively chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 multi-channel SDI card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its new MediaServer G broadcast video server.
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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems Based on Matrox DSX Technology
China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD Systems Provide Multi-Format Editing, Realtime Effects, Fast Transcoding, and Easy-To-Use CG And Broadcast Graphics Tools
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.
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Media 5 Chooses Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card as Heart of HD Broadcast Graphics System
CG5 Multichannel HD Provides Multiple Realtime Title Rolls and Crawls, 3D Animated Logos, Time And Weather Displays, Sports Timers, Lower Thirds and Other Broadcast Graphics Tools for TV Stations, Production Companies and OB Vans
Matrox® Video today announced that Media 5 S.R.L., one of Argentina’s leading video equipment manufacturers, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its CG5 Multichannel HD character generator. Telefe, Argentina’s top-rated broadcaster, uses CG5 Multichannel HD to remotely control the entire broadcast graphics and channel branding operations of the network.
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Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2
News: Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2Gopro, Cineform, XAVC, XAVC-S, RED R3D, Snapdragon 4K And More
Cinemartin announces the release of Cinec 3.X, the acclaimed windows video converter & encoder software tool that allows to convert videos to state of the art quality codec formats, popular by including Prores, H.264 and HEVC H.265 among others, has released a major version named 3.X, now supporting videos recorded from GOPRO cameras, Cineform files and SI Cineform ((Silicon Image Cineform camera format)), Sony’s XAVC, XAVC-S and RED .r3d files from One, Scarlet,and Dragon up to 6K. This major release also includes support for 4K videos recorded with Snapdragon 800 series devices including the Galaxy Note 3 and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5.
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Panasonic Debuts 4K Camera/Recorder, Varicam 35, With New Super 35MM MOS Sensor, AVC-Ultra Codecs For 4K
News: Panasonic Debuts 4K Camera/Recorder, Varicam 35, With New Super 35MM MOS Sensor, AVC-Ultra Codecs For 4KUltimate Image Production for Cinema and Episodic Drama; Breakthrough Modular Design Enables Docking Either 4K or 2/3-Inch Camera Head to Same Recording Module
Panasonic today unveiled a 4K camera/recorder, VariCam® 35, that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and the company’s AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs. The new camera’s superb image handling in multiple formats including 4K, UHD, 2K and HD make it an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, and commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS with 1080P High-Speed/Variable Frame Rate AVC-ULTRA Recording to 240FPS
News: Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS with 1080P High-Speed/Variable Frame Rate AVC-ULTRA Recording to 240FPSAVC-Ultra Provides 12-bit 4:4:4 Acquisition Capabilities for Critical Field Mastering and Archiving, And Efficient 4:2:2 10-Bit Recordings For Documentaries and Sports; Innovative Modular Design Allows Cameras to Dock with Common AVC-ULTRA Based Recording Module
Panasonic today announced a third-generation VariCam® camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the company’s 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 documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications.
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Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show Offerings
News: Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show OfferingsCompany’s First P2 HD Handheld Camcorder with AVC-ULTRA Recording, New ExpressP2 Card for High-Frame Rate Recording, 2 M/E Live Switcher among Other Advance Announcements
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 company’s signature VariCam® cameras, one a 4K VariCam that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor, the second a third-generation, 2/3” VariCam that features high-speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications.
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FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014
News: FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014FOR-A announces plans to display several highlights in its product range, including video encoder, signal processor, and frame rate conversion technology, at the upcoming SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition. Held March 10-13 at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, D.C., FOR-A will make its debut at SATELLITE in booth 3113.
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FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter Games
News: FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter GamesFOR-A has announced that several of its products are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games. Networks in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Japan are deploying the company’s 4K super slow motion camera, video archiving recorder, and frame rate converter technology for their coverage of sporting events.
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Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery Standards
News: Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery StandardsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, has announced significant new product and software releases supporting 4K production and the latest HD delivery standards now being adopted by major broadcasters worldwide.
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Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product Preview
News: Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product PreviewNew additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including live streaming and recoding solutions, 4K video monitoring cards, scan converters, multiviewers, OEM products, H.264 encoders/decoders and KVM extenders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing booth SL5019 at the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 7-10). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present KVM extension solutions and H.264 encoders/decoders.
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Image Factory Productions Captures Music Luminaries with Panasonic Professional Cameras and Projectors
News: Image Factory Productions Captures Music Luminaries with Panasonic Professional Cameras and ProjectorsWhen two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famers folk-rock legends Crosby, Stills and Nash performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last spring, the New York Times called it a ”conjoining of colossi” with the trio’s harmonies juxtaposed with the orchestra’s distinctive swing. The performance, which was captured with an assortment of Panasonic P2 HD camcorders and remote HD cameras, is expected to be released on DVD next year.
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Acrovid releases FootageStudio v1.0
Essential video tool featuring from fast transcoding to complete video workflow: standards conversions,frame rate conversions, HD/SD conversions and denoise among major features.
Acrovid Technologies today announced the immediate availability of FootageStudio, a stand alone video processor which gives video professionals, advanced amateurs and consumer video enthusiasts a high quality video processing workflow, featuring from fast transcoding to edit-ready or consumer video formats, to complete video transformation. FootageStudio produces high quality videos in consumer formats, and in edit-ready or mezzanine codecs like DNxHD, simplifying post-production by speeding up the edits.
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Jay Leno Takes A Break From Comedy Circuit To Navigate Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas Formula 1 Course
News: Jay Leno Takes A Break From Comedy Circuit To Navigate Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas Formula 1 Course“Tonight Show” Host’s Motorsport Skills Documented with Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 HD 2/3-Inch Shoulder-Mounts
Jay Leno’s passion for vintage cars and machines that go fast is almost as well known as his matchless ability to land zingers during his “Tonight Show” monologues. No surprise, then, to find him at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas (COTA) behind the wheel of a McLaren 12C as part of a special track experience organized by the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team and Mobil 1.
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NTV Plus Selects Grass Valley Live Production Solutions for 2014 Winter Games
Russian broadcaster selects GV STRATUS, K2 SAN, K2 Summit, K2 Dyno, and EDIUS for multichannel sports production during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Grass Valley® today announced that it will provide Russian satellite broadcaster NTV Plus with several of its innovative live production solutions to deliver multichannel sports production for the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014. These solutions include a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 Storage Area Network (SAN), GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools with EDIUS® editing capabilities, and a K2 Dyno® S Replay Controller. The Grass Valley-NTV Plus collaboration was completed via Grass Valley’s long term Russian partner OKNO TV, alongside System Integrator PTS to deliver smooth installation of the Grass Valley solutions.
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Panasonic Announces Prioritised Development Of 4K Varicam Camera Recorder
News: Panasonic Announces Prioritised Development Of 4K Varicam Camera Recorder4K Varicam Features 4K Video Capture At 24P to 100/120P And Will Be Launched With New Ultra P2 Technology
In response to the growing worldwide demand for 4K production, Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions is prioritising the development of the 4K VariCam camera recorder. The VariCam will be a highly practical camera, boasting features and performance suitable not only for 4K cinema, but also HDTV content production. The camera is set for launch in 2014. Panasonic has also unveiled the development of the new Ultra P2 cards at IBC.
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Patients at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Cultivate Confidence, Healing and Video Skills In Hospital’s Child Life Zone
News: Patients at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Cultivate Confidence, Healing and Video Skills In Hospital’s Child Life ZoneState-of-the-Art Broadcast Studio is Equipped with P2 HD Camcorders
When country music superstar Garth Brooks walked into the new Child Life Zone at Cook Children’s Medical Center (Fort Worth, TX), he exclaimed, “"I had to be 50 and have a record deal before I got something like this,” at the sight of the professional broadcast and recording studio. The $1.5 million studio, originating up to three live shows a day that are broadcast 24/7 on a closed circuit channel throughout the 456-room facility, is outfitted with several Panasonic P2 HD camcorders—two AG-HPX370s, an AG-HPX250 and AG-HVX200A—an AW-HE50S remote HD camera, and several remote and shading controllers.
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Michigan State Spartans Rely on Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Remote HD Cameras for Football Coaching Analysis
News: Michigan State Spartans Rely on Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Remote HD Cameras for Football Coaching AnalysisStrains of “On the banks of the Red Cedar” will be wafting through the evening air as the Michigan State Spartans take on Western Michigan at home on Friday, August 30, the opening game of the season. For the past several years, Spartans football has counted on Panasonic P2 HD camcorders and remote HD cameras to capture video for coaching analysis.
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Switzerland's Canal9 Migrates to HD with Grass Valley Solutions
Swiss TV station transitions seamlessly from SD to HD with K2 Summit, GV STRATUS, EDIUS and GV Edge System addresses requirements for cost-effective, resource-efficient solution
Canal9, based in Sierre, Switzerland, has selected several Grass Valley® solutions to enable its transition from SD to HD services. Grass Valley has supplied a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 SAN server configuration, the GV STRATUS® application framework for nonlinear production including EDIUS® editing capabilities, and GV Edge™ integrated playout system. Canal9 has signed a 5-year agreement with Grass Valley.
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Matrox Video at BIRTV2013 — Product Preview
New products make Chinese debut including a video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems
At BIRTV2013 (Beijing, Aug. 21-24, Stand 1B111), Matrox® Video and local distributor Beijing Jinzhongheng Technology will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems. In addition, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products will be on display.
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Wellen+Nöthen Selects Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay Systems for Live Event Coverage
Meets the needs of broadcasters and OB companies to cover premium live events
Grass Valley® has supplied Wellen+Nöthen, a specialist in innovative IT and AV solutions, with a number of its K2 Dyno® Replay Systems, which will be available for rent to nationally and internationally operating OB companies and broadcasters covering live events. Wellen+Nöthen customers will be able to rent the Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay systems as single units or as part of a full end-to-end workflow of solutions for live production.
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Matrox at IBC2013 — Product Preview
New additions and updates to all Matrox product lines will be highlighted including video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters, OEM products, KVM extenders and video over IP encoders/decoders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing stand 7.B29 at IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new KVM extension solutions and 1080p60 video over IP encoders/decoders.
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Magicsoft Releases Upgrade for Magicsoft Playout
Latest Version Adds Support for Customizable As-Run Logs, LAV Filters and more
Magicsoft Ltd. has released its latest version of Magicsoft Playout, version 6.4. Magicsoft Playout is a Windows 7 based Client-Server playlist application that sequences video clips for playout using Blackmagic Design Intensity, Decklink or Multibridge products. Playlists can be created on different systems as well as on the playout system using Magicsoft's Playlist Editor which is provided with the software at no additional charge. The latest release of the software includes support for customizable As-Run Logs, for freeware LAV decoders and for the creation of playlists by importing data from .txt files.
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EditShare Takes Center Stage in Studio and Production Upgrade at William Paterson University
WPU’S professional videographers, professors and students operate in updated studios with an HD tapeless workflow featuring EditShare’s Geevs, Energy and Flow Servers
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that William Paterson University (WPU) has purchased 80TB of EditShare Energy shared storage, four EditShare Geevs broadcast servers, and EditShare Flow as part of a major studio renovation and transition to a tapeless, high definition workflow. The upgrade provides a reliable, high performance end-to-end system for all types of high definition production and studio projects involving film, television and news.
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Matrox Video at the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, multiviewers, scan converters, I/O devices, 4K monitoring cards and OEM products will be featured
At the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition (Singapore, June 18-21, booth 4D2-25), Matrox® Video, in conjunction with distributor UBC, will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, 4K video monitoring cards and developer products.
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James River Assembly Transitions To Live Hd Broadcasts Of Worship Services With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Camcorders
News: James River Assembly Transitions To Live Hd Broadcasts Of Worship Services With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD CamcordersJames River Assembly, a diverse, two- campus church site in Springfield, Missouri, recently completed an installation of six Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders as the key component in its upgrade to live high-definition broadcast of weekly worship services.
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Mountain West Digital Network Captures Division One Collegiate Sports With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount
News: Mountain West Digital Network Captures Division One Collegiate Sports With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-MountThe Mountain West Digital Network (Colorado Springs, CO), established last year to cover Division One college sports played by the member schools of the Mountain West Conference, has invested in the Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder as its primary acquisition camera, with back-up provided by a pair of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handhelds.
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Grass Valley Launches Multi-City K2 Dyno Training Tour and Leasing Program
Training and leasing will address a growing need by broadcasters for more K2 Dyno operators and cost-efficient integration in key regions
In a continual effort to make live production more cost-effective, Grass Valley® is rolling out a K2 Dyno® Replay System leasing program as well as a training tour in several cities across the U.S. and internationally to meet a growing demand by broadcasters and media organizations for a greater pool of trained operators, Super Users, and trainers. The training tour successfully began in Europe, with a first stop in Cologne, Germany held in April. The U.S. leg of the training tour kicks off May 14-16 in San Francisco and will head to Los Angeles and the East Coast before going overseas again.
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Panasonic Unveils AJ-PD500 MicroP2 Half-Rack Recorderwith AVC-ULTRA Recording
News: Panasonic Unveils AJ-PD500 MicroP2 Half-Rack Recorderwith AVC-ULTRA RecordingClass200 Option Delivers Master-Quality Recording, Visually Lossless Compression; AVC-LONGG Affords High-Quality, Small File Size Recording at 6-50Mbps
Panasonic today announced the AJ-PD500, its first P2 HD recorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots. The PD500 is also the first P2 deck that will record in full-resolution, 10-bit 1080/60p (in AVC-Intra Class100).
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Panasonic Announces 2/3-Inch, 3-Chip AJ-PX5000G AVC-Ultra P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With MicroP2 Card Slots, AVC-LongG
News: Panasonic Announces 2/3-Inch, 3-Chip AJ-PX5000G AVC-Ultra P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With MicroP2 Card Slots, AVC-LongGClass200 Option Delivers Master Quality Recording for Network-Level Program Creation, Film Outs and Large Screen Display; AVC-LONGG Affords High-Quality, Small File Size Recording at 6-50Mbps
Panasonic today announced the AJ-PX5000G, its first P2 HD camcorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots. The 2/3-inch, 2.2M 3-MOS camera combines superb image production, light weight and innovative expandability. The PX5000 features 720p and 1080p/i recording, and is the first P2 camcorder that will record in full-resolution, 10-bit 1080/60p (in AVC-Intra Class100). AVC-LongG is standard.
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Griffin Communications Doubles Investments In Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders With Purchase Of AG-HPX370 Shoulder-Mounts, AG-HPX250 Handhelds For Oklahoma City CBS Affiliate KWTV
News: Griffin Communications Doubles Investments In Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders With Purchase Of AG-HPX370 Shoulder-Mounts, AG-HPX250 Handhelds For Oklahoma City CBS Affiliate KWTVTulsa CBS Affiliate KOTV Shoots HD News in AVC-Intra 50
Griffin Communications, an Oklahoma owned and operated multi-media company reaching over 90 percent of Oklahoma households with its properties, recently purchased 16 AG-HPX370 P2 HD shoulder-mounts and five AG-HPX250 P2 HD handhelds for ENG, sports and promotions for CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City, OK.
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Denali Media Holdings Makes Alaska-Sized Purchase Of Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mounts And AK-HC1500G HD Cameras For Anchorage CBS Affiliate
News: Denali Media Holdings Makes Alaska-Sized Purchase Of Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mounts And AK-HC1500G HD Cameras For Anchorage CBS AffiliateDenali Media Holdings (Anchorage, AK), a subsidiary of General Communication, Inc. (GCI), recently purchased 17 Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders for ENG and eight AK-HC1500G HD cameras for in-studio use at the Anchorage CBS affiliate. Denali also bought four AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorders with AVC-Intra recording.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation Varicam With Native 1080p, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting
News: Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation Varicam With Native 1080p, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting2/3-Inch, 3-Chip EFP Camera Offers 12-bit 4:4:4 Recording for Commercial Production and Indie Filmmaking, and 4:2:2 10-Bit for Sports, Natural History, Documentaries & Live Events
Panasonic today advanced its VariCam® brand with the announcement of a third-generation model that improves upon the camera’s signature features—off-speed shooting and film-like image production—while incorporating the company’s new AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs.
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Panasonic Debuts 3rd-Generation Varicam With Native 1080P, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting
News: Panasonic Debuts 3rd-Generation Varicam With Native 1080P, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed ShootingAlso Announces Native 4K Resolution LCD Production Monitor
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual convention, Panasonic has unveiled its third-generation VariCam® HD production camera, and a new 31” LCD production monitor with native 4K resolution for 4K/2K/HD cinema production. The recently announced AJ-PX5000G and AJ-PD500, the company’s first P2 HD camcorder and recorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots, will be shown for the first time here.
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Avid AirSpeed 5000 Delivers Slow Motion, Fast Ingest-to-Air, and Continuous Record
News: Avid AirSpeed 5000 Delivers Slow Motion, Fast Ingest-to-Air, and Continuous RecordVersion 2.5 of video server adds key capabilities for high-quality news, sports, and TV entertainment production
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced the latest version Avid AirSpeed® 5000, providing broadcasters with valuable new capabilities for producing compelling news, sports, and TV entertainment content.
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Media 100 Expands Support for AJA and Matrox Hardware
New Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 Now Available
Media 100, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for corporate, broadcast, and post-production, today announced that Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 is now available. Media 100 Suite v2.1.3 adds support for AJA’s Io Xt, Io Express, T-TAP, and KONA LHe Plus video I/O hardware as well as Matrox’s Mojito MAX.
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Dalet Features New Dalet Brio Video Server I/O Combinations at NAB 2013
Increased I/O port capabilities on a single server provides increased density and flexibility for News, Sports, Studio and MAM workflows
Dalet Digital Media Systems is announcing new configurations for the Dalet Brio servers that offer broadcasters tremendous flexibility for all types of ingest, production and playout workflows at NAB 2013 held in Las Vegas from April 8 – 11, 2013 (Booth SL4524). The Brio servers can now be scaled to a maximum of 12 ports in a single server, through a four-port extension board, offering tremendous density and flexibility to broadcasters. When combined with the range of Dalet or third-party tools, the Dalet Brio servers provide even greater versatility with more improvements for workflows in news, sports, studio production and MAM.
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Guatemala's Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios Christian Church to Produce World-Class HD Programming with Grass Valley Live Production Solutions
Grass Valley deployment includes complete HD solution for Live Production, including LDX Première, K2 Summit 3G, Kayak HD, and Kayenne XL Panel.
Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios—the largest and fastest growing church in Guatemala—has selectedGrass Valley® Live Production solutions to outfit its new church in order to produce high-quality programs for church members and viewers. Daily, Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios airs Latin America’s number one rated Christian program on TBN's “Enlace” as well as Daystar’s “Casa de Dios” and “Noches de Gloria”. The programs are seen throughout the U.S., Central and South America, and parts of Europe.
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Snell to Demonstrate Real-Time, IP-based Video Streaming for Content Transfer at 2013 NAB Show
New IP-Based Interfaces for Snell Modular, Production Switching, and Routing Systems Offer Broadcasters a Smooth Transition to IP Workflows
In booth N1820 at the 2013 NAB Show, Snell will feature a demonstration of seamless content transfer via real-time IP links that showcase the powerful new IP-based, real-time interfaces for the company's Kahuna 360 production switcher, IQ Modular range, and Sirius 800 Advanced Hybrid Processing router.
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Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media Composer
News: Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media ComposerPanasonic has announced AVC-ULTRA plug-ins for Avid Media Composer 6.5, both Mac and Windows versions.
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Matrox at the 2013 NAB Show — Product Preview
News: Matrox at the 2013 NAB Show — Product PreviewNew additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including live streaming production systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, OEM products, KVM extenders and video distribution over IP solutions
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing booth SL4616 at the 2013 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 8-11). Matrox Video will showcase live streaming production systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new KVM extension and video distribution over IP solutions. Several new product announcements and updates to existing products are expected at the show.
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Harris Broadcast Electrifies Media Workflows with NEXIO Volt™ Server
Compact, integrated platform increases channel counts, reliability, storage options and more for ingest and playout operations
Harris Broadcast introduces its next-generation, software-based NEXIO Volt™ server, addressing customer needs for higher channel counts in a compact form factor, while increasing options for robust media storage. Now shipping, the company will publicly unveil the new server at the CABSAT 2013 show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, taking place March 12-14 at the Dubai World Trade Center (Booth C7-10); and the 2013 NAB Show, taking place April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth N2502).
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Exhibition preview: ATG Broadcast at BVE 2013
News: Exhibition preview: ATG Broadcast at BVE 2013ATG Broadcast will promote its full range of systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation support services on stand K31 at Broadcast Video Expo 2013, London ExCel, 26-28 February 2013. Representatives attending the show will include Christoffer Kay, Clive Northen, Dave Whitaker, Alastair MacDonald and Jonathan Baker.
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Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 9.1 with Support for Retina Displays
Also includes FCP X Audition, new Sony and Avid codec support and DeckLink 4K Extreme integration
Blackmagic Design today announced a major release of DaVinci Resolve 9.1, the latest update to the world’s most advanced color correction tool. DaVinci Resolve 9.1 enables customers to use Resolve with Apple’s Macbook Retina technology, the world’s highest resolution notebook display. Retina based notebooks have quickly become one of the most popular tools in the post production world, and with 9.1, DaVinci Resolve will be able to run on the 15” Retina MacBook Pro at the best image quality setting.
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Warm Springs Productions, Reality TV Powerhouse, Shoots History, Travel Channel Series with Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders
News: Warm Springs Productions, Reality TV Powerhouse, Shoots History, Travel Channel Series with Panasonic P2 HD CamcordersWarm Springs Productions (Missoula, MT), specialists in rugged reality television production, has long made Panasonic P2 HD the company’s preferred acquisition format, recently shooting the highly-rated History series, Mountain Men, and the Travel Channel’s monster hit, Making Monsters, with the AJ-HPX3100 and AJ-HPX2000 2/3-inch shoulder-mounts. Warm Springs also deploys a number of AG-HPX370 P2 HD shoulder-mounts, AG-HVX200A P2 HD handhelds and AG-HCK10 POVCAM HD cameras as B cameras and for specialty shooting.
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MTI Film Releases Cortex
New family of on-set/near-set dailies solutions supports all camera systems and features tools for playback, color, synchronization, metadata and transcoding.
MTI Film announces the release of its groundbreaking Cortex line of software-based dailies solutions. Developed from the ground up to support today’s file-based production workflows, Cortex provides an all-in-one solution for digital media management with simple but powerful tools for playback, color, audio synchronization, metadata management and transcoding.
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Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDR
News: Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDRGrass Valley® announced today that, a newly designed and significantly improved T2™ family of intelligent digital disk recorders (iDDRs) that are ideally suited for live event production, post production, and video-on-demand applications. With increased format support and faster signal processing, the new T2 iDDRs streamline manual processes and automate key capabilities to significantly improve a wide variety of file-based workflows.
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Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television Series
News: Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television SeriesAG-HPX250 Camcorders with 10-Bit AVC-Intra Recording Assigned to Upcoming Lifetime Network Documentary Series
Production company Bray Entertainment (New York, NY) has expanded its utilization of Panasonic P2 HD gear with the addition of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorders with 10-bit, 4:2:2 ,full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording to its equipment arsenal. Prior, the company had been using Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 HD handhelds as primary cameras on its long-form programming (Discovery Network/nuvoTV’s reality series Mission Menu), pilots, commercials and development shoots.
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Independent Filmmaker Scott Carver Chronicles Oregon’s Hops Harvest With Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld With 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA Recording
News: Independent Filmmaker Scott Carver Chronicles Oregon’s Hops Harvest With Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld With 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA RecordingIndependent filmmaker Scott Carver is currently shooting a PBS-style documentary about the historic hops harvests in Oregon’s Willamette Valley with the Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld with 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording.
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Panasonic Announces Availability and Pricing for the Focus FS-P250WF Proxy Recorder for AG-HPX250/HPX255 P2 HD Handhelds
Panasonic announced today that the Focus FS-P250WF, a H.264 proxy recorder that enhances the P2 production process with streaming and support for long-form and cloud-based proxy workflows, will be available this month at a suggested list price of $1,555.00. The FS-P250WF has been developed by VITEC in conjunction with Panasonic.
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Panasonic Announces Delivery, Pricing Of AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With Lightest Weight, Unprecedented Flexibility, Low Power
News: Panasonic Announces Delivery, Pricing Of AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With Lightest Weight, Unprecedented Flexibility, Low PowerFuture-Proof Options Include AVC-ULTRA Recording
Panasonic announced today that its new AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording will deliver this month at a suggested list price of $14,950.
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Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 Recording
News: Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 RecordingPanasonic has announced a new generation of P2 solid-state recording media, the F series, including support of recording up to AVC-Intra Class 200 of the AVC-ULTRA codec family. Immediately available, the F series of 64GB, 32GB and 16GB P2 cards (models AJ-P2E064FG,
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Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA Opens Doors for Michigan’s Hartwell Digital Media
Richard Hartwell, owner of Hartwell Digital Media (Petoskey, MI), is a one-man operation providing services including scripting, camera operation, lighting, sound, direction and editing to his clientele throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. His recent purchase of an AG-HPX250 Panasonic P2 HD handheld with full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording has elevated the quality of his work for local resorts, political campaigns, boat and auto dealerships and more.
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Cinedeck unleashes Cinedeck MX & latest RX/EX models at IBC 2012 (Stand 10.B44)
News: Cinedeck unleashes Cinedeck MX & latest RX/EX models at IBC 2012 (Stand 10.B44)Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will showcase the full range of its rack-mounted and portable solid-state recording, monitoring and playback systems at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, 7-11 September (c/o Oxygen DCT, Stand 10.B44). These include the European premiere of the new Cinedeck MX multi-channel recorder, plus the latest v3.5 versions of the Cinedeck RX Broadcast and RX Cine/444, and the Cinedeck EX.
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Anton/Bauer to Join Panasonic Broadcast Team
Industry and Event Expertise Position Companies for Gold-Winning Performance
Since 1992, Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, has been supporting Panasonic for the Olympic Games. At the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Anton/Bauer will once again take on this role for the Panasonic broadcast cameras, including the Panasonic AG-3DP1 integrated twin-lens 3D camera recorder, which will be equipped with Anton/Bauer’s DIONIC® HC battery.
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Guagua Productions Shoots Gritty Baseball Documentaries with Panasonic P2 HD Handheld Camcorders
News: Guagua Productions Shoots Gritty Baseball Documentaries with Panasonic P2 HD Handheld CamcordersBallplayer: Pelotero Scheduled to Premiere in Theatres, On-Demand and Online July 13
Jon Paley, co-owner of Guagua Productions (New York, NY), chose Panasonic P2 HD handheld camcorders to shoot the much anticipated documentary, Ballplayer: Pelotero, a stark glimpse into the world of big league recruiting in the Dominican Republic. Narrated by actor/writer John Leguizamo and Executive Produced by Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine, the documentary will debut in theatres, On-Demand and online via iTunes and Amazon July 13 after screening at many national and international film festivals throughout the spring and early summer.
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Calibrated Software Boosts Professional Video Workflows with an AVC-Intra QuickTime Encode Codec for PC and Mac
Calibrated Software, an innovator of applications and plug-ins for video, asset management and mobile platforms, has released Calibrated{Q} AVC-Intra Encode, a QuickTime Encode codec that enables exporting of up to 10-bit compressed AVC-Intra .MOV files from PC- and Mac-based applications that support QuickTime. Now available from http://www.calibratedsoftware.com, the product extends new options to professional content creators who need to export or deliver high-quality 10-bit compressed media from Windows or OSX platforms.
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Cinedeck Software Upgrades Ship With More Native Codecs, Including Dnxhd 444, Plus New 3D Stereo Visualization Tools
News: Cinedeck Software Upgrades Ship With More Native Codecs, Including Dnxhd 444, Plus New 3D Stereo Visualization ToolsCinedeck’s software-based architecture enables greater capability and faster development
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, continues to set new benchmarks in codec choice and operational capability with the release of its version 3.5 software for Cinedeck RX and portable Cinedeck EX record, monitoring and playback systems. Cinedeck systems already deliver unrivalled codec choice and toolsets to enable the fastest production workflow available, and the trailblazing highlights of the v3.5 release include even more native codec support, including DNxHD 444, DVCPro HD, DPX, XDCAM EX-1440, AVC-Intra, MPEG-IMX, JFIF Meridien, H.264 capture and playback, and Nanoflash MXF playback. (Features vary by model.)
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DP Bill Mills Documents ‘Big Cat Exposé’Safari with Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 Handheld with 10-Bit 4:2:2 Avc-Intra Recordin
News: DP Bill Mills Documents ‘Big Cat Exposé’Safari with Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 Handheld with 10-Bit 4:2:2 Avc-Intra RecordinVideo Travelogue Starring Southern Africa’s Endangered Leopards, Cheetahs and Lions Created for Company at the Forefront of Conservation Tourism
Emmy Award-winning Director of Photography Bill Mills recently returned from a 10-day safari to three of the most important big cat conservation areas in southern Africa, which he documented with the Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording.
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Colorfront Launches Transkoder Engine At NAB 2012
New workflow workhorse fits straight into existing facility architecture
– Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront has launched a new product line that automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion for studios and VFX facilities involved in motion picture and high-end TV production. The standalone Transkoder Engine is based on Colorfront’s award-winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, to deliver faster-than-realtime processing to transcode, decode, convert and process files for multiple deliverables.
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Full Range of RUSHWORKS Broadcast Servers and Television Production Systems Powered by Matrox DSX Developer Products
Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that video equipment manufacturer RUSHWORKS has chosen a variety of Matrox DSX Developer Products as the heart of its A-LIST, VDESK II, and REMO II systems. A-LIST is a single or multichannel broadcast server with an integrated bulletin board display ideal for TV stations, PEG channels, and IPTV operations.
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Matrox Ships New Multichannel 3G, HD, and SD I/O Cards for Developers
Cost-Effective Matrox DSX LE3 Cards Already Designed Into Professional Products From AmberFin and EditShare
Matrox® Video Products Group today introduced the Matrox DSX LE3 family of cost-effective I/O cards for developers of video servers, broadcast graphics systems, channel-in-a-box products, and live streaming solutions. These new cards, in conjunction with the industry-leading Matrox DSX SDK, enable equipment manufacturers to create innovative, rock-solid broadcast solutions at breakthrough price points.
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Bexel Helps Bring Broadcast Events Into Focus With Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Of Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Monitors
Cameras and Monitors Will Help Support Upcoming Summer Events
Bexel (2012 NAB Show Booth C6833), a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced a multi-million-dollar commitment to Panasonic with the purchase of the company’s newest P2 AJ-HPX3100 cameras as well as HPM-200 P2 mobiles, 64GB P2 cards and hundreds of 17”, 15” and 9” monitors and peripheral gear. The purchase is part of Bexel’s ongoing efforts to support broadcasters during this summer’s larger sporting events, as well as other sports-related and reality television productions.
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Lightworks is back. To the future
EditShare announces the official release of Lightworks is to be 28th May 2012 and demonstrates important new features including advanced Long-GOP editing for DSLRs and all popular camcorder formats
After a hugely successful 18-month beta program, EditShare is pleased to announce the official release of Lightworks, the world-class NLE, on the 28th of May 2012.
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Avid Speeds Ingest to Playout for Customers using Panasonic AVC-Intra P2HD Format with New End-to-End Workflow Support
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that customers working with the P2HD format with AVC-Intra compression now have a simple, fast and high-quality ingest-to-playback workflow. Now, customers no longer have to transcode or re-wrap AVC-I recorded media before they can begin editing, sharing or distributing the content.
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