Gearhouse Broadcast has agreed a multi-million pound deal to buy the first 50 of Hitachi's new broadcast 4K ultra HDTV camera systems.
Higher dynamic range, with 20 times the contrast of standard video, offers better colour rendition and the image sharpness is “profoundly different. It really is as close to the eye as you can get with today’s technology,” said Milan Krsljanin, Arri’s director of business development at IBC.
Gearhouse has bought the entire first production run of Hitachi’s newly announced SK-UHD4000 Ultra HD camera, with plans to offer them for use on the Asian Football Championships in Australia in January.
The modular new Panasonic Varicam, which can shoot either 4K/Ultra HD or high-speed HD, ships next month.
Hot-swappable batteries can now be used with almost any type of camera or other portable equipment, in the form of the new Atomos Power Station, which is designed to meet the needs of 80-90% of camera users.
Bel Digital Audio has announced at IBC that all of its 16 channel audio and audio/video monitors will now feature loudness metering as standard. The c [...] [...]
The HC-X1000 Ultra HD 4K camcorder is the first Panasonic prosumer camcorder that can record 4K 60p/50p video on an SD card.
Canon has enhanced its Cinema EOS System and 4K professional reference display with the release of new firmware designed to enable more efficient, standards-compliant 4K production.
Fujinon’s new HA18x5.5 is a portable HD lens for 2/3-inch sensor bayonet mount cameras, covering the focal lengths from 5.5mm to 100mm, and aimed squarely at news production.
The HC-X1000 camcorder is capable of recording 4K 60p/50p video images on an SD card
RaceTech, supplier of technical and brodcast services to the British horse-racing industry, has chosen Ikegami HDK-55 cameras as part of a major upgrade into high definition production.
Sony Professional has worked with solutions provider CVP to equip the RT News Channel’s new London broadcast facility.
A new software upgrade for ARRI’s documentary-style AMIRA camera will allow it to record ProRes UHD files.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric has developed the SK-UHD4000, a broadcast 4K Ultra HDTV camera system which can use the 2/3-inch B4 mount lenses used in conventional HD broadcast cameras.
Sony has unveiled two new camcorders ahead of IBC2014.
Panasonic technology has been chosen by Brighton TV for its studio and locations production needs when the channel goes live later this month.
Blueshape has released a V-mount battery adapter for the Phantom Flex4K that has been approved by Vision Research, along with a new high-rate discharge battery designed for the camera.
We need more than a series of new graphics tools for Ultra HD, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality production. We need a whole new camera system, argues Bruno Péter György, CEO, Zinemath.
Several new lenses suitable for 4K and Ultra HD production will be introduced at IBC from Fujinon, Zeiss and IBE Optics, while MTF is to release the first lens adaptors for the upcoming AJA Cion camera.
The Quicklink Merlin Backlink will be used by South African channel eNCA to cover the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani, which begins in October.
Miniature camera solution specialist SeeSense has announced the availability of the new Ribcage system enabling fitting of C and CS-mount lenses on to GoPro cameras.