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New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam Cameras Offer Greater Speed and Versatility
New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam Cameras Offer Greater Speed and Versatility
Firmware upgrades include Ver. 7.5 for the VariCam 35/HS, Ver. 5.5 for the VariCam LT, and Ver. 7.5 for the VariCam Pur
Panasonic has announced free firmware upgrades for the VariCam 35, HS, LT, and Pure cinema cameras that includes several new features and added functions.
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Convergent Design Releases New Firmware For Avid DNxHD, VariCam LT RAW up to 2K/240fps and More
Convergent Design Releases New Firmware For Avid DNxHD, VariCam LT RAW up to 2K/240fps and More
Updates for Odyssey, Apollo recorder/monitor products feature new formats and frame rates
Firmware v2017.06 Is Ready to Go! With this update our team is bringing Odyssey and Apollo owners something to really get excited about. Titan HD Extract is now available as a FREE upgrade for both Odyssey and Apollo. The Odyssey RAW Bundle now supports Panasonic Varicam LT RAW at up to 2K/240fps, we've also added Avid DNxHD Recording to both Odyssey and Apollo just to name a few of the things we've been working on.
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RoomMatch System from Bose Professional Rejuvenates the Sound at the Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College
RoomMatch System from Bose Professional Rejuvenates the Sound at the Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College
By providing clearly intelligible yet full-range sound for both speech and music, the Bose® RoomMatch® at Chesapeake College’s TPAC assures intelligible speech and full-range frequency reproduction for the venue’s wide range of applications, from theatrical to music performances
The Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD, recently upgraded its 903-seat theater audio system. The effort, led by AV consultant Convergent Technologies Design Group, Inc., was intended to bring the school’s main performance venue up to date, and the centerpiece of this extensive renovation was a RoomMatch® loudspeaker system from Bose Professional.
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Adorama Showcases Broadcast’s Best Gear, Launches B-to-B Sales Division at NAB 2017
Adorama Showcases Broadcast’s Best Gear, Launches B-to-B Sales Division at NAB 2017
See the full gamut of broadcast production gear from top manufacturers plus hands-on demo of multi-camera production workflows at Adorama NAB booth; Adorama consultative business sales services; double the stakes for daily show floor giveaways
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will be showcasing its offering of professional broadcast and production equipment at the 2017 NAB Show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 24-27.
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Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for VariCam LT Facilitating RAW Signal Output
Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for VariCam LT Facilitating RAW Signal Output
VariCam LT adds RAW signal output via two 3G-SDI terminals to an external RAW recorder at 4K or UHD 60p
Panasonic has announced a new firmware update for the VariCam LT that adds RAW signal output via two 3G-SDI terminals to an external RAW recorder at 4K or UHD 60p. RAW recording will be compatible with the Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+ monitor/recorders from Convergent Design Inc. and the Atomos Inc. Shogun Inferno recording monitor. The recorded CinemaDNG file is compatible with DaVinci Resolve 12.5.1, Drastic Media Reactor 5.04 and upcoming versions of major NLEs and grading systems.
published 1 year ago   read more
Panasonic VariCamLT RAW Supported by Odyssey7Q+ Monitor/Recorder
The upcoming firmware update for the Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q monitor/recorders will support the Panasonic VariCamLT 4K RAW output. When Panasonic unveiled the VariCamLT in February, it announced the 4K RAW output capability for the camera would be added this year. Panasonic has today released a free firmware update to the camera that enables this ability. Convergent Design and Panasonic will be demonstrating the 4K RAW capture workflow from the VariCamLT to the Odyssey7Q+ in both companies’ booths at the IBC 2016 show this week in Amsterdam.
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Introducing Titan from Convergent Design
Introducing Titan from Convergent DesignIntroducing Titan: Many cameras can shoot in 4K today, but most clients still want HD. How can a 4K camera become an enhanced HD device? Introducing Titan.
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Adorama Headlines NAB 2016 with the Latest Broadcast and Video Equipment from Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, and More
Adorama Headlines NAB 2016 with the Latest Broadcast and Video Equipment from Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, and More
See the hottest cameras, lenses, tripods, monitors, drones, lighting, audio and more at the Adorama booth, plus enter Adorama’s NAB 2016 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes for a chance to win gear from Canon, DJI and Sony
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will be exhibiting at the 2016 NAB Show at booth C7408, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 18th through 21st. Attendees should visit Adorama in Central Hall to speak with experts from the Adorama Pro sales team to learn about and test-drive the newest broadcast and video equipment on the market. All visitors can enter Adorama’s NAB 2016 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes for a chance to win a prize each night of the show.
published 2 years ago   read more
The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 28th in Toronto
The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 28th in Toronto
Highlights will include a Dolby Atmos demo from Tattersall Sound & Picture.
The SIM Group will host leading manufacturers of cameras, lenses, sound, grip and lighting, post production gear and workflow systems at the 11th Annual SIM Technology Showcase slated for January 28th in Toronto. The popular event provides members of the production and post-production communities with a unique opportunity to examine innovative new products, witness leading-edge technology demonstrations and find out from the experts how these new tools and workflows can benefit their businesses.
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Convergent Design Announces Apollo Portable Multicamera Recorder/Switcher
Convergent Design Announces Apollo Portable Multicamera Recorder/SwitcherToday Convergent Design announces Apollo, the industry’s first truly portable HD multicamera recorder/switcher. Apollo can simultaneously record up to four HD video signals, along with a fifth channel of either a live-switch between the four or a quad-split reference view. Apollo can also function as a four-channel live switcher while simultaneously recording the four isolated HD video signals. The size of a small tablet and able to run for hours on a camcorder battery, Apollo is truly portable and the only device of its kind that can both record multiple HD camera feeds as well as live-switch between them. It’s a production studio in the palm of your hand.
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Band Pro to Unveil New S35xFF Expander at IBC 2015
Band Pro to Unveil New S35xFF Expander at IBC 2015Band Pro Munich GmbH (the European branch of Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc.) will unveil the new IB/E Super 35 to Full Frame Expander at this year’s IBC show. The highly anticipated S35xFF Expander provides full sensor coverage from any S35 lens (including the 8K Weapon sensor), and promises to be a critical addition to the pro cinematography tool kit.
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AJA Video & Convergent Design Announce Support for AJA Raw on Odyssey7Q+ Recorder
AJA Video & Convergent Design Announce Support for AJA Raw on Odyssey7Q+ Recorder
AJA Raw is the newest format to be supported in Convergent Design's Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder
AJA Video Systems and Convergent Design today announced that the Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder will support the CION digital cinema production camera's AJA Raw file format. AJA Raw is the newest format to be supported in Convergent Design's Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder, along with Canon Cinema RAW, Sony FS RAW, ARRIRAW and more. A demonstration of the CION-to-Odyssey AJA Raw recording workflow will be demonstrated throughout NAB, April 13-16, at the AJA booth (#SL2505) as well as in the Convergent Design booth (#C8012).
published 3 years ago   read more
IKA Collective Produces Emotional Launch Campaign For Discovery Life Channel
IKA Collective Produces Emotional Launch Campaign For Discovery Life Channel
Director Ian Karr Captures Real Life Drama In Powerful POV :60 Image Spot
How do you capture the arc of a life in 60 seconds? That was the challenge Director Ian Karr and creative boutique IKA Collective were asked with for the debut of Discovery Life Channel. The :60 image spot, “Love Every Step,” captures the life story of a young woman from childhood to the birth of her own daughter. Using an immersive POV style, the campaign pushes the limits of technology while pulling on our heartstrings.
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Maryland Emergency Management Agency Selects Clear-Com To Enhance Interdepartmental Communications At The State Emergency Operations Center
Eclipse HX-Median digital matrix platform, Concert server software and two HME DX210 digital wireless intercom systems unite state and local agencies during emergencies
Clear-Com®, a global leader in professional voice communications systems, has announced that MEMA — the Maryland Emergency Management Agency — has installed an Eclipse HX-Median digital matrix platform, Concert server software and two HME DX210 digital wireless intercom systems, as part of its renovation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to provide effective communications between state and local agencies during emergency and disaster events.
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Productive Fitness for Post Production Professionals with Zack Arnold and Matt Allard
Productive Fitness for Post Production Professionals with Zack Arnold and Matt AllardZack Arnold is a motion picture editor and documentary filmmaker with over 15 years experience editing some of the hottest TV shows of our time, including Burn Notice and ABC’s Black Box. But he’s on The Go Creative Show today to talk about FitnessInPost.com, his brand new website dedicated to making all of us in the production world healthier and more fit. Plus, Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins in to talk about the news from Broadcast Asia and how the controversial Sony A7S is the new Low-Light King!
published 3 years ago   read more
See Top of the Line Broadcast Equipment From Canon, Sony, Panasonic and More at the Adorama Booth During NAB 2014 and Win Big
Visit Adorama at booth C10548 in Central Hall during NAB to test-drive the hottest gear on the market, plus enter Adorama’s NAB 2014 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes for a chance to win products from Blackmagic, Sony and Convergent Design
published 4 years ago   read more
SIM Digital Toronto to Host Technology Showcase on January 30
SIM Digital Toronto to Host Technology Showcase on January 30
The latest cameras, lenses, lighting, camera accessories, workflow technology and much more to be featured in Las Vegas-themed event.
Some of the world’s leading manufacturers of camera systems, lenses, lighting equipment, workflow technology and other film and television production gear will be on hand as SIM Digital, along with PS Production Services and Bling Digital, hosts its SIM Technology Showcase on January 30th. Held annually at SIM’s headquarters in Toronto, the showcase has become a can’t miss event for seasoned and emerging production professionals seeking to connect with industry experts. Exhibitors at this year’s event will include ARRI, which will be showing the ARRI AMIRA, its new documentary-style camera, for the first time in Canada. Sony will be demonstrating new workflows for its popular F55 camera system.
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Studio Lighting Modifiers: New Glow Series Now Being Shipped by Adorama
Studio Lighting Modifiers: New Glow Series Now Being Shipped by Adorama
The brand new Glow line from Adorama offers photographers high quality, professional studio and on-location lighting accessories at amazing prices
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, recently launched its brand new photography diffusion and accessories line, Glow by Flashpoint.
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Adorama Hosts NAB Spin-off, Puts Top Manufacturers’ Hot New Products on Display in New York City
Must-attend post-NAB event Thursday May 9th gives East Coast video pros a first-hand look at the latest gear from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, RED and more
Adorama, the leading supplier of professional video, photographic and consumer electronics products, is bringing the NAB buzz to the Big Apple this May. The retailer, just back from a hugely successful NAB appearance a few weeks ago, will be hosting a post-NAB* spin-off event on Thursday, May 9th from 1-8pm at its new event space at 55 West 17th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in New York City. Following close on the heels of NAB 2013 and sticking to a format similar to that of tradeshows, the event will feature a handpicked selection of manufacturers.
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Band Pro Announces Leica Set Delivery at One World Open House 2012
Band Pro Film & Digital has announced that a full Leica Summilux-C lens set will be presented to a leading rental house at their annual One World Open House event next week in Burbank, CA. This marks the first set delivery to the U.S. Mid-West region. Underscoring the increased delivery of Leica sets worldwide over the last year, Leica’s streamlined manufacturing process is credited with responding to the growing demand for these premiere lenses. Managing Director, Gerhard Baier, will be on hand at the December 13th event to make the presentation, and will be exhibiting Leica’s latest Summilux-C offerings: the 16mm, 29mm, 65mm, and 135mm focal lengths.
published 5 years ago   read more
Canon C500 4K Cinema Raw Option for Convergent Design’s Gemini 4:4:4
Convergent Design adds versatility to the Gemini 4:4:4 video recorder with the Canon 4K Cinema Raw Option. Features include support of up to 30 fps 4K raw with one Gemini 4:4:4; and 60 fps 4K raw and 120 fps HD using dual Gemini 4:4:4’s. This firmware option will be available coinciding with the delivery of the C500 for $2495 USD.
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One Free Gemini 4:4:4 to be Given Away at IBC
Convergent Design is excited to announce the great Gemini 4:4:4 Giveaway at IBC 2012!
Visitors need only stop at our IBC Booth, 7.D01, and have your badge scanned; no purchase necessary.
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GEMINI 4:4:4 to Support Canon C500 Raw
4K Cinema Raw Up To 60fps, HD Up To 120fps
As anticipation for delivery of the Canon C500 mounts, Convergent Design is happy to announce support of Canon 4K Cinema Raw on the popular Gemini 4:4:4 external recorder.
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Convergent Design's Gemini 4:4:4 Receives Full ARRIRAW Certification
Convergent Design's Gemini 4:4:4 Receives Full ARRIRAW CertificationThe highly-anticipated certification of ARRIRAW for the Convergent Design Gemini 4:4:4 external recorder was achieved Wednesday evening, May 2, 2012. "We are very excited to have achieved the ARRIRAW Certification. We are honored; It truly is a mark of excellence in design and engineering," says Mike Schell, President.
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Convergent Design Unveils New Innovative 4K RAW Recorder
Convergent Design announced the newest member of their recorder series: Gemini RAW. This fifth generation design supports 4K RAW recording with live-preview and playback to a 4K monitor. Gemini RAW includes many industry leading, one-of-a-kind features, such as four camera recording / quad-split playback (in HD), AVID DNxHD™ CODEC (RGB and YCC), uncompressed RGB 444, stereo 3D, simultaneous recording of RAW/Dailies, and 120fps support (in 2K/HD).
published 6 years ago   read more
Eric Anderson Joins yU+co. As A Creative Director
Eric Anderson Joins yU+co. As A Creative Director
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winning Creative Joins Acclaimed Visual Design and Production Company
With offices in Hollywood, Hong Kong and Shanghai, acclaimed industry leader yU+co. has added two-time Emmy award-winning Creative Director Eric Anderson to their Hollywood roster.
published 7 years ago   read more
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