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Buyers Guide: Portable Switchers

Posted by on 04/29/2015 in Client News, Media | Comments Off

The following article was published on Government Video. View the original article here.   Targeted at schools, government and corporate meetings, seminars, theatrical events and houses of worship, the Blackmagic Design Atem is a high-definition production switcher with both HD-SDI and HDMI inputs. It can be by a computer using the included control software, or from an optional dedicated control panel. Featuring six inputs and a multiviewer output for ease of monitoring, the Atem includes an audio mixer, titler with graphical storage and Photoshop interface, multiple keyers including a chromakeyer, and both SDI and HDMI outputs. The unit’s small size—it’s 1RU tall and about an inch deep— lets it fit almost anywhere....

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New FUJINON 4K Ultra HD Series of Lenses Win TV Technology 2015 NAB Best of Show Award

Posted by on 04/23/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

UA22x8 and UA80x9 Zooms Developed in Response to Market Demand Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America received a TV Technology Best of Show Award during the 2015 NAB Show for its new 4K Ultra HD Series of lenses. Both the UA80x9 field lens and UA22x8 portable zoom lens have optical performance compatible with 4K 2/3-inch broadcast cameras, and were introduced at NAB earlier this month in Las Vegas. “We’re thrilled to win this award for the first in our series of 4K zooms for 2/3-inch broadcast cameras,” said Thom Calabro, director of Marketing and Product Development for the Optical Division of FUJIFILM. “TV Technology is one of the most respected publications in the broadcast industry, and it means...

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JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Camera Wins ‘Post Pick Award’ at NAB 2015

Posted by on 04/23/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced its new GY-LS300 Super 35mm camera won a Post Pick Award from Post magazine last week during the 2015 NAB Show. Considered one of the “coolest” new products at the show by Post, the GY-LS300 features JVC’s 4K Super 35 CMOS sensor and accepts a variety of interchangeable lenses. “We are especially proud to receive the Post Pick Award for the flagship camera of our new 4KCAM product line,” said Craig Yanagi, manager, marketing and brand strategy, JVC Professional Video. “Merit-based awards like these are so important because they show we’ve developed a product that really connects with video professionals across the industry.” The...

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New PESA Blade System Wins NewBay Media 2015 NAB Show Award

Posted by on 04/22/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Huntsville, Alabama –  PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, received NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented by TV Technology magazine, for its new PESA Blade System (PBS) last week at the 2015 NAB Show. The first two cards for the proprietary frame are based on the PESA Xstream C22 compact streaming appliance, and provide dual-channel H.264 encoding and decoding. Housed in a 2 RU chassis, the power efficient PBS holds up to 10 cards and is controlled through Cattrax, PESA’s Windows-based system control software. Each PBS chassis can be tailored for any operation, includes all standard network connectivity standards, and is available with...

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Exclusive FUJINON Customer, PRG Nocturne, Adds 58 Lenses to Arsenal for High-End IMAG Production

Posted by on 04/15/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Customer support, long zoom ratio and image stabilization reasons behind premier video company’s brand loyalty  Wayne, N.J. – As part of the company’s overall expansion of video touring production services, Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) recently purchased 58 additional FUJINON lenses for use on its newly acquired Grass Valley LDX80 Première cameras. PRG Nocturne, the largest non-broadcasting purchaser of FUJINON lenses, has selected only FUJINON lenses since the company’s inception in 1981. They have over 200 FUJINON 2/3-inch field lenses, HD ENG-style, and 2/3-inch HD robotic camera lenses in their extensive inventory. As part of PRG’s recent acquisition of over $50 million in new equipment for its recently rebranded PRG...

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Production Resource Group Adds 58 Fujinon Lenses To Arsenal

Posted by on 04/15/2015 in Client News, Media | Comments Off

Live Design Online published the following Fujinon lens article below on its website here. Customer support, long zoom ratio and image stabilization reasons behind premier live event video company’s brand loyalty As part of the company’s overall expansion of video touring production services, Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) recently purchased 58 additional FUJINON lenses for use on its newly acquired Grass Valley LDX80 Première cameras. PRG Nocturne, the largest non-broadcasting purchaser of FUJINON lenses, has selected only FUJINON lenses since the company’s inception in 1981. They have over 200 FUJINON 2/3-inch field lenses, HD ENG-style, and 2/3-inch HD robotic camera lenses in their extensive inventory. As part of PRG’s...

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NAB 2015: JVC Marks 10th Anniversary of ProHD, Looks to Future with New 4KCAM Product Line

Posted by on 04/13/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, has defined ENG for a decade with its ProHD line of cameras and accessories. Celebrating its 10th anniversary at the 2015 NAB Show, the ProHD line has dominated the broadcast news market for many years, a result of our commitment to outstanding image quality, durable cameras, professional features, and world-class support. When ProHD was originally introduced in 2005 – back when tape was still the prominent recording media in the industry – JVC representatives spent a lot of time explaining that ProHD was not a new tape format. It was a product line grounded in a philosophy, a revolutionary approach to ENG and production workflows anchored in...

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New Zylight F8-200 LED Fresnel Matches 2K Tungsten Brightness

Posted by on 04/13/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative, premium LED lighting solutions, unveiled the F8-200 LED Fresnel at the 2015 NAB Show. Designed to be compact for field use, the new addition to the F8 product line delivers the brightness of a 2,000-watt Tungsten or 400-watt HMI fixture, but can be powered by AC or two 14.4V standard Gold Mount or V-Mount batteries. “Our customers have been asking for more brightness and the F8-200 delivers,” said Joe Arnao, president of Zylight. “Of course, brightness by itself isn’t good enough for Zylight. Our quantum dot technology delivers a far more refined and balanced natural light without generating the heat of a typical HMI. Location shooting just a lot brighter and a lot...

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NAB Perspectives: Fujinon’s Calabro Dissects New 4K, ⅔-In. Broadcast Lenses

Posted by on 04/13/2015 in Client News, Media | Comments Off

The following interview with Thom Calabro from the Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm was published on Sports Video Group. View the original article here. With 4K acquisition buzzing throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center this week, lens developer Fujinon (Booth C7025) has come to NAB 2015 with some enticing new options, including the debuts of the UA80x9 field lens and the UA22x8, the company’s first portable zoom lens with optical performance compatible with 4K ⅔-in. broadcast cameras. Thom Calabro, director of marketing and product development for the Optical Division of Fujifilm, sat down with SVG to discuss these new pieces of glass and the importance of developing 4K tools that fit seamlessly into current sports-production...

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JVC Introduces Private MESH Video Network at NAB 2015

Posted by on 04/13/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will unveil the JVC Private MESH Video Network at the 2015 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 13-16 in Las Vegas, Nev. An ideal solution for wireless, multi-camera coverage of sports, parades, and other location shoots, the JVC IP solution uses the Silvus Bi-Directional Radio System to transmit very high quality video from remote locations with extremely high streaming reliability. JVC offers several ProHD and 4KCAM camcorders that deliver reliable and cost effective live video-over-IP streaming for broadcasters. With built-in Zixi Advanced Streaming Technology (AST) featuring forward error correction and new adaptive bit rate technology, JVC camcorders...

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