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Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras Elevate Production Quality and Flexibility for Water of Life Community Church
Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras Elevate Production Quality and Flexibility for Water of Life Community ChurchExceptional image fidelity, feature-richness and ease of use enhance on-campus, multi-site and online video initiatives as church expands
For Water of Life Community Church, video has long been an essential component in bringing its message to local congregants and followers around the world. When the non-denominational church recently expanded with a new facility and state-of-the-art technical equipment, they chose Z‑HD5000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the high-quality image acquisition they wanted to underpin their video initiatives.
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FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Showcase Lenses at TAB Show
FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Showcase Lenses at TAB ShowThe Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America announces it presence at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Show. Taking place August 10-11 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, this year marks TAB’s 63rd annual convention and trade show. FUJIFILM Optical Devices will exhibit in Booth #72 with some of its most recently introduced lenses.
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JVC Demonstrates New ProHD Camera with Built-In IFB at TAB 2016
JVC Demonstrates New ProHD Camera with Built-In IFB at TAB 2016JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate its video-over-IP technologies, including the JVC Private MESH Video Network, and new studio fiber system at the Texas Association of Broadcasters 63rd Annual Convention & Trade Show (Booth #56), which runs Aug. 10-11, 2016, at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin. Texas. The company will also showcase its new GY-HM660 ProHD mobile news camcorder with integrated IFB audio channels and its new DT-N series of ProHD broadcast studio LCD monitors.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic URSA Studio ViewfinderHigh resolution 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder, a high resolution 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more that turns Blackmagic URSA Mini into a true professional studio camera.
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JVC Debuts Full-Featured DT-N ProHD Broadcast Monitor Lineup at NAB 2016
JVC Debuts Full-Featured DT-N ProHD Broadcast Monitor Lineup at NAB 2016JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced its DT-N line of ProHD broadcast studio LCD monitors, which includes three models integrated with extensive professional features. All three new monitors – the 17.3-inch DT-N17F, 21.5-inch DT-N21F, and 23.8-inch DT-N24F – are designed for studio or field use, and will be on display at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs through April 21 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Technicolor PostWorks' Joe Beirne and Matthew Schneider to Speak at Pre-NAB Avid Event
Technicolor PostWorks' Joe Beirne and Matthew Schneider to Speak at Pre-NAB Avid EventTechnicolor PostWorks New York Chief Technology Officer Joe Beirne and Director of Technology Matthew Schneider will offer advice on working with 4K and HDR media in a special session of the Avid Customer Association’s The Future in Motion Conference in Las Vegas. Beirne and Schneider will discuss strategies for managing 4K projects through the offline, online and finishing process in Avid Media Composer 8.5. They will also describe HDR-based workflows. The Pre-NAB event is scheduled for Saturday, April 16th at 5:15pm at the Wynn Las Vegas.
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NBC Olympics Selects Canon U.S.A. to Provide Field and Studio Equipment For Its Production Of 2016 Olympic Games In Rio
Canon to Enable Providing Viewers with Outstanding HDTV Picture Quality and Long-Zoom Image Detail
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, to provide a wide variety of HDTV Field, Portable and Studio lenses for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, CTO & SVP, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO ofCanon U.S.A., Inc.
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Hitachi Z-HD5000 HD Cameras Ignite Live Sports Production for Syracuse University
Hitachi Z-HD5000 HD Cameras Ignite Live Sports Production for Syracuse UniversitySyracuse University—a private research university located in Syracuse, NY—is using two Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV broadcast cameras to produce select Syracuse Orange NCAA Division I athletics events for ESPN3, ESPN’s online streaming service. The events include men’s and women’s basketball and lacrosse games held at the Carrier Dome, the university’s 49,262-seat on-campus, domed sports stadium.
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Camplex Fiber Extender Converts 3G-SDI Signal to Singlemode Fiber Optic for Long Haul Transmission
Camplex Fiber Extender Converts 3G-SDI Signal to Singlemode Fiber Optic for Long Haul TransmissionCamplex, a global leader in the design and manufacture of professional broadcast fiber optic interface gear, introduces its new 3G-SDI Converter/Extender. The Camplex CMX-3GSDI-LCF fiber optic converter/extender transmits an SDI signal over a single fiber optic LC singlemode cable, extending SDTV and HDTV image transmissions to distances from 6 miles up to 50 miles.
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Canon Adds Versatility To 4K UHD Broadcast Lens Family
Canon Adds Versatility To 4K UHD Broadcast Lens FamilyNew 2/3-inch CJ20ex7.8B Portable Lens Features 4K Optical Performance and 20x Zoom
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the CJ20ex7.8B portable 4K broadcast lens for use with broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. This versatile lens features a 20x zoom range and provides the optical excellence needed for 4K broadcast production. With a focal range of 7.8-156mm, a broad range of scene compositions can be achieved from a single lens. A built-in 2x extender allows more telephoto operation without sacrificing 4K image quality. Editors can then select a 1920 x 1080 crop from within the 3840 x 2160 camera original with full HDTV image quality. Alternatively, the 4K UHD camera video can be down-sampled to HDTV offering enhanced resolution by virtue of that super-sampled original.
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CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission Technology
CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission TechnologyFOR-A announces plans to exhibit at the upcoming Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo, taking place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. The company spotlight at the event will be on its popular video switchers and signal processors. As Fujitsu’s exclusive North American distributor, FOR-A will also be showcasing Fujitsu encoding and decoding technology at CCW within Booth #816.
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Nexidia Names Tim Murphy Senior Product Manager for Media & Entertainment Division
Nexidia, a leading developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies, today announced it has hired Tim Murphy as a senior director of product management for the media and entertainment business unit. In this role, Murphy will lead product management for Nexidia Illuminate and Nexidia Dialogue Search, as well as future product offerings from Nexidia Media & Entertainment.
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Ikegami Produces World's First 8K OB Vehicle
Ikegami Produces World's First 8K OB VehicleIkegami has announced the completion of the world's first 8K OB production vehicle. The new vehicle is designed to operate as a complete mobile 8K broadcast production facility capable of producing television of unsurpassed picture quality, complete with 22.2 channel surround sound.
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Ikegami Reports Accelerating Interest In UHD At IBC2015
Ikegami Reports Accelerating Interest In UHD At IBC2015Ikegami, a global leader in the development and manufacture of broadcast-quality cameras and production equipment, reports accelerating interest in ultra-high definition (UHD) among delegates attending the 2015 International Broadcasting Convention. Held at the RAI Centre in Amsterdam, September, IBC attracted 55,128 visitors, the highest attendance in its 38 year history.
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Canon U.S.A. INTRODUCES ITS FIRST TWO 4K FIELD LENSES
Canon U.S.A. INTRODUCES ITS FIRST TWO 4K FIELD LENSESIdeal for Sports, Concerts and Other Live Events, the New UHD-DIGISUPER Line of Lenses Includes 4K and 4K Premium Classes
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two new long-zoom 2/3-inch 4K field lenses in support of the emerging 4K UHD broadcast camera systems. The UJ86x9.3B (UHD-DIGISUPER 86)* is the flagship Premium 4K field lens and is flanked by the UJ90x9B (UHD-DIGISUPER 90)* standard 4K field lens. These two lenses are the first in Canon’s line of 4K broadcast lenses for covering sporting events, concerts, and other live events.
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Canon Announces World's First 4k Uhd Wide-angle Broadcast Lens*
Canon Introduces the First in its New Line of 4K 2/3-inch Broadcast Lenses with the CJ12ex4.3B Portable Lens**, with Best-in-Class features
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the CJ12ex4.3B portable 4K 2/3-inch broadcast lens, the world’s first* 4K wide-angle lens for use with 4K broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. This will be the first in a new line of 4K broadcast lenses intended to support a range of 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) productions. Designed as a portable wide-angle 12x zoom lens, the CJ12ex4.3B is ideal for Electronic Field Production (EFP) and Electronic News Gathering (ENG) broadcast applications covering news, sports, live events and filmmakers creating documentary projects desiring 4K quality. Canon is also developing a portable, longer-zoom 4K lens that will further extend 4K UHD production capabilities.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Award Recipients
Annual SMPTE Awards Ceremony Highlights Leaders and Innovators Behind the Advances in the Motion Imaging Industry
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 29, at the SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony.
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SMPTE Elevates 15 Motion-Imaging Technology Industry Leaders to
Achievements of the Society's Newest Class of Fellows Will Be Celebrated at SMPTE 2015
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has elevated 15 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industries, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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Ikegami Maintains Focus On Broadcast Innovation At IBC2015
Ikegami Maintains Focus On Broadcast Innovation At IBC2015Ikegami Maintains Focus on Broadcast Innovation at IBC2015
Ikegami, a leader in the development and manufacture of broadcast-quality cameras and production equipment, will show its wide range of systems and technologies at IBC2015 in Amsterdam, September 11-15. Broadcast innovation will be a major theme of the exhibit, including demonstrations of new 4K and 8K cameras. IBC visitors will be able to see how much more advanced these are in image quality compared with 2K cameras.
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SMPTE15 in Australia to Embrace Theme Persistence of Vision --
From 14-17 July in Sydney, Conference Will Offer Thought-Provoking and Educational Sessions on the Future of the Motion-Imaging Industry
The Australia Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced details for the SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE15), which will be held 14-17 July in Sydney. The conference theme, "Persistence of Vision — Defining the Future," gives a nod to the optical illusion that makes motion imaging possible and reinforces the ongoing devotion of SMPTE to the critical tasks of standards development and education for the motion-imaging industry.
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Hitachi HDTV Cameras Facilitate Mobile Production Workflows for TNDV
Hitachi HDTV Cameras Facilitate Mobile Production Workflows for TNDVCustomer cites high price-to-performance ratio, exceptional quality in challenging production conditions for sports and live events
With seven trucks on the road, mobile production specialist TNDV has used up to 23 cameras for its largest live and broadcast events. A long-devoted user of HITACHI cameras, TNDV has now added five Z-HD6000 broadcast cameras to its arsenal.
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Hitachi Extends Free Financing Plan
Hitachi Extends Free Financing PlanIn the pre-NAB rush, Hitachi Kokusai Electric announced a free financing plan through March 31 for several of its most popular broadcast and professional camera systems. Based on positive feedback and continuing interest, Hitachi has extended the financing offer through September 30.
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Ikegami Announces World's First Hand-held 8K UHDTV Camera System
Ikegami Announces World's First Hand-held 8K UHDTV Camera SystemDeveloped in collaboration with Japan Broadcasting Corporation , the new SHK-810 is one tenth the size of Ikegami’s first-generation 8K UHDTV camera.
Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd. (Ikegami) has collaborated with Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) to develop an 8K ultra high-definition television (UHDTV) camera. Designed for live studio and field production, the SHK-810 camera head is compact and weighs less than 20 lbs (9 kg). It can be operated in the same way as the existing Ikegami broadcast camera systems.
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TV-Film chooses Ikegami HDK-970A cameras for OB truck Ü6
TV-Film chooses Ikegami HDK-970A cameras for OB truck Ü6TV-Film, a Vienna-based company specialising in providing mobile television production services, outside broadcast vehicles and related equipment, has purchased Ikegami HDK-970A and HDK-97A cameras for its Ü6 OB truck. The sale was negotiated by Ikegami's Austrian dealer, Avisys Electronics GmbH, which is also located in Vienna.
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Canon U.S.A. Improves Upon Performance, Operability And Usability With New HJ24ex7.5B Broadcast ENG Lens
New Multipurpose HD ENG Lens Delivers World’s Widest Angle and Highest Zoom ratio in its class*, and features a 7.5mm Wide-End Focal Length and 180mm Tele-End Focal Length
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the Canon HDTV Zoom Lens HJ24ex7.5B i, an affordable, high-quality portable telephoto HD lens for high-end Electronic News Gathering applications. As the successor to the Canon HJ22ex, one of the market leaders in its class, the new HJ24ex7.5B lens boasts a 24x zoom ratio with the highest magnification and longest focal length in its class*. Improving overall lens mobility and operator comfort, the new lens design decreases both size and weight from its predecessor, and has the balance point closer to the camera body, allowing for easier handling and less operator strain in the field.
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Syracuse University's Newhouse Studio & Innovation Center Opens With Ikegami HDK-95C And HDL-57 Cameras
Syracuse University's Newhouse Studio & Innovation Center Opens With Ikegami HDK-95C And HDL-57 CamerasFour of Ikegami's CMOS-Equipped Unicam HD Cameras, Plus Four One-Piece CMOS HD Cameras, Selected for $18 Million Studio Project
Syracuse University is making a big statement in media education, with the recent unveiling of its brand new Newhouse Studio & Innovation Center. An expansive $18 million facility, it will instruct the next generation of media professionals with four Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS camera systems, as well as four new HDL-57 One-Piece Full Digital Native Multi-Format HDTV cameras with 2.5 mega-pixel CMOS sensors. The integrator for this project was The Systems Group of Hoboken, New Jersey.
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Canon U.S.A.’s Larry Thorpe Honored With Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Emmy® Award
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce today that Senior Fellow Larry Thorpe has received the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an individual whose ongoing contributions have significantly affected the state of television technology and engineering. The award was presented during the 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, NV.
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Grass Valley Earns 2014 Engineering Emmy Award for Industry-Changing LDK 6000 Camera
On January 8, 2015, the Television Academy will present its 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards in Las Vegas, and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be one of only five recipients recognized for technical achievement. The LDK 6000 DPM CCD Multiformat HDTV Camera System, first introduced at the NAB Show in 2000 by Philips, which was subsequently acquired by Grass Valley, is being honored as a game-changer for its ability to capture multiple video formats and frame rates without physically changing the image sensor.
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Inter BEE 2014: FOR-A to Intro Newest Version of 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera
Inter BEE 2014: FOR-A to Intro Newest Version of 4K Variable Frame Rate CameraFOR-A Company Limited will exhibit a range of its 4K compatible solutions at this week’s Inter BEE 2014 show, including: camera, frame rate converter, video switcher, multi viewer and signal processing equipment. The company will also display video archiving, virtual system, camera and file-based technology at Japan’s largest broadcast equipment exhibition. Held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from November 19-21, this year marks the 50th annual exhibition of Inter BEE. FOR-A will be located in Hall 4, Booth #4208.
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FUJINON Lenses Capture U.S. Open Action in F&F's GTX-17 Mobile Unit Debut
FUJINON Lenses Capture U.S. Open Action in F&F's GTX-17 Mobile Unit DebutMobile production company orders 17 new FUJINON HDTV lenses to meet growing business demands; Total of 29 FUJINON lenses ordered this year
To deal with recent record-breaking business—including several major sporting events this past month —Clearwater, FL-based F&F Productions pushed its HD mobile fleet to the limit with help from its arsenal of FUJINON lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation. Following up on the company’s order of 12 lenses earlier this year, F&F Productions placed an order for 17 new FUJINON lenses, including nine XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field lenses, four HA18x5.5 ENG wide-angle lenses, and four HA23x7.6 telephoto ENG lenses, bringing the total number of FUJINON lenses it has ordered over the last four months to 29 units.
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Ikegami to Introduce HC-HD300 3-CMOS HDTV Camera at IBC2014
Ikegami to Introduce HC-HD300 3-CMOS HDTV Camera at IBC2014Ikegami has chosen IBC2014 as the venue for the introduction of the HC-HD300, a compact and aggressively-priced high-definition camera designed for a wide range of applications. These include satellite and cable television presentation studios, independent programme-making, training studios and religious television channels.
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RaceTech Invests in Ikegami HDK-55 Cameras
RaceTech Invests in Ikegami HDK-55 CamerasRaceTech, the leading supplier of television pictures and other services to the British horse-racing industry, has chosen Ikegami HDK-55 cameras as part of a continuing major upgrade into high-definition production. The initial order is for 18 complete HDK-55 camera chains including triax adapters and base stations plus OCP-300 control panels.
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IKEGAMI Introduces HC-HD300 - Affordable HD Studio Camera System
IKEGAMI Introduces HC-HD300 - Affordable HD Studio Camera SystemLatest Addition to Unicam HD Line Features Newly Developed 1/3-inch Full resolution Three CMOS Sensor Block, New Fiber Camera Control System for Flexible Operation in Studio & Field
Ikegami Electronics U.S.A., the world-leading manufacturer of advanced HD cameras and production equipment, has introduced the HC-HD300 CMOS Studio HDTV Camera System.
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SMPTE® Confers 'Fellow' Status on Eight Members of Motion-Imaging Technology Industry
Industry Leaders Honored by SMPTE Continue to Make Global Impact on the Production, Delivery, and Display of Content
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has granted SMPTE Fellow membership status to eight industry leaders. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industries, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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TV TEM in Brazil Expands Over-The-Air DTV Network with GatesAir
TV TEM in Brazil Expands Over-The-Air DTV Network with GatesAirPhase three of State-Wide Rollout Extends High-Quality HDTV Services to 139 Cities in São Paulo state
GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, is expanding TV TEM’s ISDB-Tb digital television network to cover an additional 139 cities in the state of São Paulo. The current installation marks the third phase of an aggressive single-frequency network (SFN) rollout that will bring exceptional HDTV coverage to all 318 cities across São Paulo state.
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Virginia Tech Expands Sports Production With Ikegami HDK-77EC2 Multi-Format CMOS Camera Systems
Virginia Tech Expands Sports Production With Ikegami HDK-77EC2 Multi-Format CMOS Camera SystemsPrecision CMOS Imagery, Extreme Reliability Make Ikegami the Choice for High-Profile Collegiate Athletics Broadcaster
At Virginia Tech, a common thread among the 31,000-strong student body is a passion for athletics as well as academics. The university's video broadcasting department has shown that it also takes its sports seriously, with the recent addition of four Ikegami HDK-77EC2 HD Native CMOS camera systems.
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Leader to introduce new LT4600 test instrument at IBC2014
Leader to introduce new LT4600 test instrument at IBC2014Leader Instruments will introduce the new LT4600 multi format video generator at the September 12-16 International Broadcasting Convention, IBC, in Amsterdam.
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Ikegami Names Jon Powell Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Ikegami Electronics U.S.A., the world-leading manufacturer of advanced HD cameras and production equipment, announced that it has named Jon Powell to the position of Midwest Regional Sales Manager.
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Earl Miller Productions Takes EMP Unit 3 To HD With Ikegami HDK-79EC2 Camera
Earl Miller Productions Takes EMP Unit 3 To HD With Ikegami HDK-79EC2 CameraUpgraded Mobile Unit Equipped with Six Latest-Edition Ikegami High-End Portable CMOS Cameras
As Earl Miller Productions (EMP) the Texas-based mobile production provider, continues their HD upgrades for its EMP Unit 3. The 34-foot truck maintains EMP's commitment to consistency and world-class imagery, with six new Ikegami HDK-79EC2 HD Native Multi-Format CMOS Cameras on board.
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Eleven New Broadcast and Cinematography Manufacturers Join the Growing Ranks of Adorama Vendors
Tektronix, Cineo, Freefly, Cineped, Bright Tangerine, Wally Dolly, Ikegami, Transvideo, Middle Atlantic, Hive Lighting and Autocue recently added to the Adorama List of Vendors; New Products Now Available Through its Corporate, Government and Education Sales Channels
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, is now carrying 11 new manufacturer lines, adding some of the industry’s most renowned brands to the impressive lineup. New cinematography and broadcast products available for purchase through Adorama’s corporate, government and education sales channels, as well as online and in-store through the Adorama Pro department include:
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Plasma TV Launches In Argentina with Ikegami HDK-95C Cameras
Plasma TV Launches In Argentina with Ikegami HDK-95C CamerasPlasma TV, a new mobile production provider, has launched its services in Mendoza, Argentina. Their first truck has debuted equipped with five Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital HDTV portable CMOS camera systems.
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Pixel Power Automates NZRB with Flying Colours
Horse Racing Channels go 24 Hour A Day with Automated Playout And Branding from Pixel Power
Stand: 5D1-05, Leading graphics and workflow specialist Pixel Power has delivered an automated playout and branding solution to the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB). The technology allows NZRB to fully automate the overnight transmission of its two television channels, enabling them to broadcast 24 hours a day, while also enhancing their on-air look.
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Ikegami to Exhibit HDK-97ARRI, OLED Monitors & More at Cine Gear Expo 2014
Pioneering Broadcast + Digital Cinema Camera System; 25" & + 17" OLED Monitors Will Be On Display at Entertainment Industry Expo
Cine Gear Expo 2014, Booth #90A : Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for HD content creators, will demonstrate innovative systems and technologies at Cine Gear Expo 2014 in Los Angeles. This year's exhibition will be held at The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, open June 6-7.
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Ross Video Selects Ikegami HDK-95C HD Cameras for the Launch of Ross Mobile Productions
Ten of Ikegami's CMOS-Equipped Unicam HD Cameras Are Specified for Ross Video's New Mobile Production Division, Providing Smaller Trucks for Mid-Market Events
The Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS camera system has been chosen for the debut of Ross Mobile Productions (RMP), a new division of Ross Video. In total, RMP has purchased 10 of the Ikegami HDK-95C cameras for the division's launch.
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VER Expands Inventory with Four Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Cameras
VER Expands Inventory with Four Ikegami HDK-97ARRI CamerasLeading Rental House Increases Live Event Coverage Options, Adding Ikegami's Pioneering Broadcast Production Camera with Digital Cinema Image Quality
Ikegami announced that Video Equipment Rentals (VER), a leading rental provider to the broadcast and video production industries, has added four new Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras to its inventory.
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Markertek Announces Canare Hybrid Fiber-Optic Certification
Markertek (a division of Tower Products) has announced that they have been officially certified by Canare to build and repair SMPTE 311M hybrid fiber-optic cable assemblies with Canare HFO connectors. The Canare HFO connector offers easy maintenance with a detachable alignment sleeve and insulator. The high quality Canare construction includes stainless steel tip and solder contacts fixed in the insulation housing.
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Colorfront Debuts New Color Engine At NAB 2014
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion picture, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials production, today announced Colorfront Engine, a state-of-the art, managed color pipeline, which enables creative on-set look creation and ensures the vital color integrity of digital materials from camera-to-post. Colorfront Engine incorporates major color science breakthroughs, and makes its debut at NAB 2014, Las Vegas.
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Colorfront Transkoder 2014 Attracts Major Broadcasters Worldwide
Colorfront, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion picture, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials production, today announced it has made multi-license sales of On-Set Dailies 2014 with Transkoder option (OSD Transkoder), its standalone, automated system for fast, high-quality digital file conversion, to major broadcasters worldwide, in advance of its US debut at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Snell Helps Queens Public Television Reach More Viewers on More Screens with Transition to High-Def Digital
Snell’s ICE Channel-in-a-Box and Morpheus among cornerstone technologies in complete facility upgrade
Snell today announced that its technology forms the backbone for a complete systems overhaul at Queens Public Television (QPTV), enabling the company to deliver local content to more screens than ever before. The refit will help transform QPTV’s studio into a fully digital, high-definition production center able to transmit up to six HD and SD channels and deliver video on demand to local subscribers of RCN Cable Systems, Time Warner Cable of New York City, and Verizon FiOS, as well as via the internet to tablets, phones and other devices.
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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
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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DVEO to Debut New NMS Server with Skyline's DataMiner at the 2014 NAB Show
New System Enables Operators to Control All Their DVEO Streaming Appliances from One Interface
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate a new NMS Server with DataMiner at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show, April 7-10, in Las Vegas, Nevada, at booth SU2903.
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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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DVEO to Introduce 2-7 Channel IP Multiplexer/Demultiplexer at NAB 2014
T-Mux IP/IP™ Combines or Uncombines 2 to 7 MPEG-2 and/or H.264 IP Transport Streams, and Features Excellent PID Manipulation
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will introduce their new IP multiplexer/demultiplexer at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show, April 7-10, in Las Vegas, Nevada, at booth SU2903.
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NAB 2014: FOR-A Continues to Focus on 4K
4K Booth Highlights Include an Updated FT-ONE Camera, New Extraction System, Multi Viewers, Virtual Studio System and Up Converter
At next month’s NAB 2014 Show, FOR-A Corporation of America will introduce several new 4K products and showcase a wide range of its popular solutions for the professional video and broadcast industries. Aligning with its NAB theme, “FOR-A for a 4K future,” the company’s primary focus will be on demonstrating cost-effective products for every stage of the 4K workflow – from capturing, processing, switching, and viewing, to recording stunning 4K images. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 at the show, which runs April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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DVEO Shipping Latest Version of Documented "DOZER" IP Video Traffic Smoothing Technology for Smooth Video Over Public Internet --
DVEO to Demonstrate DOZERbox II IP IP™ System and Media Dozer II: LIC™ Application at NAB 2014
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), is now shipping the second generation version of its innovative technology for smooth distribution of IP video over poor or average quality public Internet.
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Archimedia Technology at the 2014 NAB Show
Conceived at last year's NAB Show out of the need to deliver and read files originating from 4K cameras, Archimedia Technology offers a range of tools that allows video engineers and archivists to access, play, manage, and test files in mastering formats, including JPEG 2000, ultimately making content deliverable more quickly at higher quality. In its inaugural run at the NAB Show, Archimedia invites visitors to its booth to experience the power of this unparalleled line of tools on HD and UHD screens, including the foundation of its product line, the Archimedia Master Player.
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FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014
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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Fujinon Lenses Selected by Production Company Delivering National Feed of Winter Games and Paralympics to Russia
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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WXEL-TV Elevates Productions With Ikegami HDK-97C Digital 3G Portable CMOS Cameras
WXEL-TV Elevates Productions With Ikegami HDK-97C Digital 3G Portable CMOS CamerasFlorida PBS Station Brings More to Broadcast Viewers & Production Clients with Versatile Camera Systems from Ikegami's Unicam HD Line
TV station studios must appeal to more than just their broadcast viewers. Attracting a wide variety of video production clients can also be essential to stations like WXEL-TV, which has just added three newIkegami HDK-97C Digital 3G Portable CMOS Camera Systems to its inventory.
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F&F Productions Reinforces Mobile Fleet With 12 Ikegami Hdk-79EC2 HD Native Multi-Format CMOS Cameras
F&F Productions Reinforces Mobile Fleet With 12 Ikegami Hdk-79EC2 HD Native Multi-Format CMOS CamerasUpdated Edition of Ikegami's High-End Portable CMOS Camera Expands Inventory for Leading Mobile Production Company's GTX Signature Series Fleet
The leading mobile production facilities provider F&F Productions has expanded its already deep Ikegami inventory, with the addition of 12 new Ikegami HDK-79EC2 HD Native Multi-Format CMOS Cameras.
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Cocola Broadcasting Companies Chooses DVEO's Ad Serter IP/ASI/SDI™ to Manage Graphics Insertion
Ad Serter IP/ASI/SDI™ Inserts Video Clips, Graphics, Text, Alerts, and Logos, On Schedule
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), announced that Cocola Broadcasting Companies has chosen the company’s Ad Serter technology to add advertising at one of its stations. Located in Fresno, California, Cocola Broadcasting Companies is a locally owned television broadcast company that operates 30 TV stations in California and Idaho.
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St. Francis College Graduates To Ikegami HDK-55 Full Digital HD Cameras For Brooklyn Campus
St. Francis College Graduates To Ikegami HDK-55 Full Digital HD Cameras For Brooklyn CampusHistoric NYC Institution Trains Students Using Professional Tools, Specifies Portable Cameras from Ikegami's Unicam HD Camera Series
College students can be particularly tough on the broadcast equipment they train on, but they should still learn with world-class tools. That's the philosophy at St. Francis College in New York City, which has just acquired three Ikegami HDK-55 full digital HDTV cameras for their campus.
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TSL Products Steers Kodiak Mobile’s New ‘Grizz Hd’ Production Truck With Powerful Tallyman Control System
TSL Products Steers Kodiak Mobile’s New ‘Grizz Hd’ Production Truck With Powerful Tallyman Control SystemTSL Products, manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing, audio monitoring, control systems and power management solutions for the broadcast industry, recently supplied Kodiak Mobile Television with a TallyMan Control System for its new ‘Grizz HD’ Production Truck.
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ProMAX Systems Announces Reseller Channel
ProMAX returns to manufacturing roots; Builds VAR Channel to support success of Platform Shared Storage Servers
ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of multi-functional, high-performance shared storage servers and editing workstations for video, is establishing a new Reseller Channel to represent its growing product line. Several US resellers and integrators have aligned with ProMAX to date, with plans including international expansion into APAC, EMEA and Latin America according to ProMAX’s Channel Manager, Amy Lounsbury, who is spearheading the selection of top industry partners. ProMAX’s move to launch a Reseller Channel to support its products is the natural next step in the 20 year old company’s return to its original activities in manufacturing.
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Ikegami Exhibits New Products At SVG Summit 2013: HDL-23 Compact 3-CMOS Camera, SE-H750 System Expander & HEM Series Oled Monitors At SVG Summit 2013
POV HDL-23, System Expander for Unicam HD Cameras, Next-Gen 25-inch and 17-inch OLED Monitors, Plus High Performance Portable HDK-95C, at SVG Summit in NYC, Dec. 16-17
SVG Summit 2013: : Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be exhibiting products ideal for sports production at the SVG Summit 2013. The show is being held December 16-17, at the New York Hilton, NYC.
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FOR-A Named North American Distributor Of Fujitsu IP Series Video Encoders And Decoders
FOR-A Named North American Distributor Of Fujitsu IP Series Video Encoders And DecodersFOR-A announces that it has become a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance encoders and decoders in North America. Used by top North American broadcasters, the Fujitsu IP series of H.264 video encoders and decoders became available for purchase through FOR-A on October 1, 2013.
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Ikegami Debuts Two New Ultra High-Sensitivity CMOS Cameras, Exhibits HDI-23 Compact 3-CMOS Camera, HDK-95C Unicam HD, HEM-2570 Oled Monitor at GV EXPO
Single-Chip Color and B&W CMOS Camera Introduced; Multi-Format High Performance Portable HDK-95C, Extremely Compact POV HDL-23, Next-Gen 25-inch OLED Monitor, LCD Monitors
Government Video Expo 2013, Washington DC, Booth #829 : Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be exhibiting several key products at GV Expo 2013. The show is being held December 4-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
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Ikegami Debuts Two New Ultra High-Sensitivity Cmos Cameras, Exhibits HDL-23 Compact 3-CMOS Camera, HDK-95C Unicam HD, Hem-2570 Oled Monitor At Gv Expo
Single-Chip Color and B&W CMOS Camera Introduced; Multi-Format High Performance Portable HDK-95C, Extremely Compact POV HDL-23, Next-Gen 25-inch OLED Monitor, LCD Monitors
Government Video Expo 2013, Washington DC, Booth #829 : Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be exhibiting several key products at GV Expo 2013. The show is being held December 4-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
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DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013
DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013– Including Live Media Server with 8 HD-SDI Inputs, Video Warehouse with Automatic Archiving, IP Video Traffic Shaping Technology, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate many unique products at Streaming Media West 2013 in Huntington Beach, California, November 19-20, in booth 207.
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Optical Devices Division Of FUJIFILM To Showcase High-Performance Eng-Style Lenses At CCW 2013
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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Ikegami Debuts HDL-23 COMPACT 3-CMOS Camera, Exhibits HDK-95C Unicam, LCD Monitors At CCW 2013
Extremely Compact POV HDL-23 is Introduced, Multi-Format High Performance Portable HDK-95C, Plus Full Line of HD Flat-Panel LCD Monitors at CCW in NYC, Nov. 13-14
CCW 2013, Booth #1307 : Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be showing key products at Content and Communications World 2013 (CCW). CCW is being held November 13-14 at the Javits Convention Center, NYC.
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Videolines Elevates Western Mobile Production With Ikegami HDK-79E And HDK-77EX Cameras
Videolines Elevates Western Mobile Production With Ikegami HDK-79E And HDK-77EX CamerasUtah-Based Provider Produces World Class Video for Small Events with 16 Ikegami Cameras On its HD-1, HD-2, and HD-3 Trucks
Smaller events require their own custom-tailored mobile production solutions, and the Utah-based provider Videolines has built up a dedicated following in the Western states for its cost-effective approach. To produce world-class video for college and high school athletics, conferences, and more, Videolines depends on Ikegami HDK-79E and HDK-77EX HD multi-format CCD camera systems.
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Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of Services
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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DVEO Announces Eight New Products for TelcoVision 2013 – Including VOD Server, 20 Channel Ad Inserter, Multichannel Telco Oriented Adaptive Transcoder, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will feature numerous innovative new products at TelcoVision 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-25, in booth 613.
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Hidehiko Tsuruoka Is Named President And Ceo Of Ikegami Electronics (U.S.A.), INC
Hidehiko Tsuruoka Is Named President And Ceo Of Ikegami Electronics (U.S.A.), INCGlobal Role with Ikegami Spans 31 Years for Diversified Executive
Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras, production equipment, CCTV and Medical Imaging equipment, has named Hidehiko Tsuruoka as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ikegami Electronics U.S.A., Inc.
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Award-Winning Image-Science Expert Bill Feightner Joins Colorfront As CTO
Award-Winning Image-Science Expert Bill Feightner Joins Colorfront As CTOColorfront, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion picture, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials production, today announced the appointment of multi-award-winning, image-science expert, Bill Feightner, as its new chief technology officer.
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Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Wins IABM 2013 Award For Design & Innovation
Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Wins IABM 2013 Award For Design & InnovationPioneering New Broadcast-Style Production Camera with Digital Cinema Performance Is Recognized for Innovation at IBC
The Ikegami HDK-97ARRI has been recognized with the prestigious IABM 2013 Award for Design & Innovation, presented at the 2013 IBC exhibition in Amsterdam. The awards are presented annually at IBC by the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM), and recognize products that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast supply industry.
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SMPTE Announces 2013 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 24, at the SMPTE 2013 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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Panasonic Announces Prioritised Development Of 4K Varicam Camera Recorder
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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Panasonic Presents Its Wide Range Of New Professional Camera Solutions At IBC ‘13
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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At IBC 2013, DVEO to Demonstrate "DOZER" IP Video Traffic Shaping Technology for Optimal Video Over Public Internet
DOZERbox IP IP™ System and Media Dozer: LIC™ Application Offer Reliable and Timely Delivery of UDP Video Traffic Over Poor or Average Quality Internet Connections
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate their IP video traffic shaping technology at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, September 13-17, at Stand 2.A34. The technology is available in a system as the DOZERbox IP IP™, and as a software license -- the Media Dozer: LIC™.
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Archimedia to Demonstrate Its Master-File Reference Player and Test Suite on Front Porch Digital's IBC Stand
See Archimedia Technology at IBC2013 on Front Porch Digital Stand 7.D14
Archimedia Technology, a new company whose technology and applications bridge the gap between content producers and their archives without loss of quality, today announced it will exhibit the Archimedia Reference Player and its companion Archimedia Reference Charts at IBC2013 on Front Porch Digital Stand 7.D14. The company will also give a preview of Archimedia Hub, which offers browser-based access to the Archimedia Reference Player.
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2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Launches The Ikegami HDK-97ARRI
2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Launches The Ikegami HDK-97ARRIEight New Systems Debut at Major Awards Show, Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera
The 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" broadcast featured outstanding moments on-screen, courtesy of Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and many more with its massive global viewing audience getting an unprecedented look at it all through eight pioneering new cameras from Ikegami.
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2013 MTV Video Music Awards To Use FUJINON Cabrio Cine-Style Lenses On Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Cameras For Filmic Look
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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CSP Mobile Announces New HD4 Truck With Ikegami HDK-95C HD Cameras
CSP Mobile Announces New HD4 Truck With Ikegami HDK-95C HD CamerasCMOS Performance, 3G Upgrade Capabilities Make Ikegami's Unicam HD Line Cameras Ideal for Upcoming Addition to Mobile Production Company's Fleet
The newest member of CSP Mobile's fleet of mobile production trucks, HD4, will have a familiar name on board: Ikegami. The 53-foot expando truck is set to debut in November and will be rolling with 10 new Ikegami HDK-95C full digital HDTV portable CMOS camera systems, ready to cover a full schedule of professional and college sports, HD broadcast and cable production.
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Bannister Lake Partners with NextComputing to Provide MLSE with Powerful Portable Broadcast Workstations
Bannister Lake Partners with NextComputing to Provide MLSE with Powerful Portable Broadcast WorkstationsBannister Lake and NextComputing team up to provide Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Ltd. with portable broadcast graphics workstations running BL Score Bug, a powerful real-time scoring and game status display system for live sports broadcasts.
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Ikegami HDK-77EC Cameras Provide Versatile Perfomance To Wyes & Yes Productions
Ikegami HDK-77EC Cameras Provide Versatile Perfomance To Wyes & Yes ProductionsNew Studio A Employs Three HD Native Multi-Format CMOS Cameras for Cooking, Public Affairs, Entertainment Production in 1080i or 720p
Being nationally renowned for a specialty is an important asset for any production company, and New Orleans PBS station WYES, along with their sister company YES Productions have made their mark as a top spot for shooting cooking shows. To ensure that they're flexible as well as specialized, YES has specified three Ikegami HDK-77EC cameras for their expansive new Studio A.
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Manhattan Center Expands Video Production Capacity With Ikegami HDK-97C Cameras
Manhattan Center Expands Video Production Capacity With Ikegami HDK-97C CamerasTen New Digital 3G Portable CMOS Camera Systems from Ikegami's Unicam HD Line Added, Following Major Buildout at NYC Media Complex
In the heart of midtown, Manhattan Center Productions (MCP) stands as one of New York City's most versatile media production complexes. A recent influx of new long-term clients at the facility required MCP to significantly expand their production capacity, with ten new Ikegami HDK-97C Digital 3G Portable CMOS Camera Systems at the heart of the buildout.
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Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale Connects Congregations With IKEGAMI HDK-55 Full Digital HD Cameras
Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale Connects Congregations With IKEGAMI HDK-55 Full Digital HD CamerasPortable Cameras from Ikegami's New Unicam HD Camera Series Enhance the Video Experience for 20,000+ Parishioners
At a growing megachurch such as Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale (CCFL), providing highest-quality video to parishioners is the only option. With 20,000 people worshipping on its main campus, at satellite locations, and online every week, the sanctuary selected Ikegami HDK-55 full digital HDTV cameras to communicate its message as clearly as possible.
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Staging Techniques Produces Broadcast-Quality Event Video With IKEGAMI HDK-79EC Native Multi-Format HD CMOS Cameras
Staging Techniques Produces Broadcast-Quality Event Video With IKEGAMI HDK-79EC Native Multi-Format HD CMOS CamerasPristine Image Quality and Flexibility of Ikegami CMOS Cameras Helps Full-Service Production Supplier to Provide Clients with Elite HD Production
At today's live events, audiences fully expect to experience broadcast-quality video. For Staging Techniques, a full service production services supplier for business, entertainment, and special events, the key to getting the best possible imagery onscreen is their eight Ikegami HDK-79EC native multi-format HD CMOS cameras.
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Grass Valley Delivers Ethiopia’s First Ever HDTV Experience
-Full turnkey solution to deliver first HD services in Ethiopia. Grass Valley deployment includes LDK cameras, multichannel control system, video production switcher, and routers. Project is key part of Ethiopian media landscape. -
Grass Valley® today announced that Ethiopian government-owned Amhara TV has selected Grass Valley to provide several solutions to build Ethiopia’s first HD terrestrial TV broadcast station. Grass Valley solutions will be used to outfit two HD studios and a master control room (MCR). Amhara TV is an important part of the developing media landscape in Ethiopia, and will be available both terrestrially and via the Nilesat free-to-air satellite service.
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MetroEast and Portland Community Media Centers Each Acquire Eight Hitachi HD Cameras for Public Access Production
MetroEast and Portland Community Media Centers Each Acquire Eight Hitachi HD Cameras for Public Access ProductionDiversified Systems Plays Key Role in Both Sales
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, a leading provider of affordable, high performance cameras, today announced that MetroEast Community Media and Portland Community Media—two non-profit public access media centers serving Portland, OR—each installed eight Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras.
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SES Platform Services Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media Ingest, Transcode and Unified Quality Control
SES Platform Services Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media Ingest, Transcode and Unified Quality ControliCR Placed at Heart of Germany’s First Dedicated Playout Centre
AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, has announced the completion of a project that sees its iCR software platform integrated within the workflow at SES Platform Services’ broadcast playout centre in Munich, Germany. On this demanding project, AmberFin has worked closely with its German channel partner, Wiesbaden-based Netorium.
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Cathedral Of Faith Church Relies On Hitachi For HD Production Upgrade
Cathedral Of Faith Church Relies On Hitachi For HD Production UpgradeWhen San Jose-based Cathedral of Faith Church began its HD overhaul last year, they looked to systems integrator Spectaveris to select video production equipment that best met their needs. After carefully considering their camera choices, the Texas-based integrator found Hitachi Kokusai Electric America SK-HD1000 multi-format digital HDTV production cameras were ideal for their client. Five of the high-performance cameras were recently installed as part of the church’s two-phase project to upgrade to full HD broadcast capability.
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DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the Crowd
DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the CrowdCompany’s 5100m 4006A and 4017B Microphones proved to be the perfect choice to capture ambience at the UEFA Europa League Final in Amsterdam
As every soccer fan knows, the roar of the crowd at a major game is just as important as the action on the pitch when it comes to truly experiencing the excitement of the event. With this in mind, OB specialist United Studios and Outside Broadcast chose DPA Microphones’ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone, 4006A Omni Microphones and 4017B Shotgun Microphones to capture the ambience of the Amsterdam Arena when SL Benfica played Chelsea in the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final on May 15.
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Systems Integrator, TSE, Installs Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras And HD Control Room At Eastern Michigan University
Systems Integrator, TSE, Installs Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras And HD Control Room At Eastern Michigan UniversityHitachi Kokusai Electric America announces that TSE (Total Sports Entertainment) Services—a systems integrator based in La Crosse, WI—has installed three new Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio cameras, a YESCO video board, and a full HD production control room in the Convocation Center on the campus of Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, MI.
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IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image Quality
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
Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Set For MTV Debut At 2013 Video Music AwardsProlific 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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