Gearhouse and Hitachi agree UHD camera deal
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Gearhouse and Hitachi agree UHD camera deal

Gearhouse Broadcast has agreed a multi-million pound deal to buy the first 50 of Hitachi's new broadcast 4K ultra HDTV camera systems.

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Cameras gain from HDR
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Cameras gain from HDR

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 buys 50 Hitachi Ultra HD cameras
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Gearhouse buys 50 Hitachi Ultra HD cameras

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.

Panasonic’s Varicam: bigger and faster
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Panasonic’s Varicam: bigger and faster

The modular new Panasonic Varicam, which can shoot either 4K/Ultra HD or high-speed HD, ships next month.

Atomos Power Station: hot to swap

Atomos Power Station: hot to swap

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.

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Bel Digital Audio: Loudness metering on all 16 channel monitors

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 [...] [...]

Panasonic’s new Ultra HD 4K camcorder
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Panasonic’s new Ultra HD 4K camcorder

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 implements new HDTV standards and improves 4K workflow
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Canon implements new HDTV standards and improves 4K workflow

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 unveils 18x zoom lens
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Fujinon unveils 18x zoom lens

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.

Panasonic unveils UHD 4K camcorder
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Panasonic unveils UHD 4K camcorder

The HC-X1000 camcorder is capable of recording 4K 60p/50p video images on an SD card

RaceTech invests in Ikegami
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RaceTech invests in Ikegami

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.

 Russia Today equips first UK studio with Sony tech
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Russia Today equips first UK studio with Sony tech

Sony Professional has worked with solutions provider CVP to equip the RT News Channel’s new London broadcast facility.

ARRI AMIRA upgrade announced for UHD future
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ARRI AMIRA upgrade announced for UHD future

A new software upgrade for ARRI’s documentary-style AMIRA camera will allow it to record ProRes UHD files.

Hitachi unveils broadcast 4K UHDTV camera system
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Hitachi unveils broadcast 4K UHDTV camera system

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 launches two new camcorders
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Sony launches two new camcorders

Sony has unveiled two new camcorders ahead of IBC2014.

Brighton local TV selects Panasonic
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Brighton local TV selects Panasonic

Panasonic technology has been chosen by Brighton TV for its studio and locations production needs when the channel goes live later this month.

Granite powered V-mount for Flex4K
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Granite powered V-mount for Flex4K

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.

Depth sensing cameras for broadcast
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Depth sensing cameras for broadcast

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.

4K lens line up
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4K lens line up

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.

Quicklink Backpack for Dewani trial
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Quicklink Backpack for Dewani trial

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.

New GoPro Super Hero lens solutions from SeeSense
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New GoPro Super Hero lens solutions from SeeSense

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.

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