New Panasonic White Paper Offers A Guide To Using ‘Proxy Video: From A To iPod’


Last Updated: October 20, 2008 5:24 pm GMT
(Secaucus, New Jersey--October 20, 2008) Panasonic Broadcast announced the availability of a new educational white paper entitled “Proxy Video: From A to iPod.”

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The paper, authored by director/cinematographer Suny Behar, introduces readers to the concept of Proxy Video, presents an in-depth look at what proxy files entail, and provides a step-by-step guide to the most cost-effective, time-efficient means of creating dailies ... on a daily basis.

Proxy video is a capability of Panasonic’s higher-end P2 HD cameras (including the AJ-HPX3000 and
AJ-HPX2000, and the upcoming solid-state P2 HD VariCams, the VariCam 3700 (AJ-HPX3700) and VariCam 2700 (AJ-HPX2700) to create a simultaneous off-line version of the high-definition video that is being recorded. This video is very low bit-rate and ready for immediate viewing--with no recompression or transcoding--on many different types of devices, such as the Apple iPod line of products (iPod Touch, Nano, Classic and even iPhones).

For more information about Panasonic’s full range of P2 HD products and resources, visit

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