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Sony Updates Camera Software

Chrosziel Intros Mounting Solution For Sony FS7

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Variable Scan Mapping Broadens Lens Choices

TVN TECH: NAB HOT TOPICS

4K Cameras To Get Growing Exposure At NAB

At this year’s NAB Show, broadcasters will see an increasing lineup of new cameras that support 4K acquisition for the future while delivering HD imagery for today. It’s reminiscent of the changes that took place when the industry prepared for the switch from NTSC to 1080i and 720p HDTV. This is the first installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas.

Physicist Who Helped World See Moon Walk Dies

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure. His research helped lead to a sensitive television camera tube that captured low-light lunar action during the 1969 moon landing and U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong’s […]

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Grass Valley To Unveil 4K LDX Camera At NAB

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JVC Offers Rebates On Studio Camera Systems

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You Can’t Make Ham From A Cow, Or Can You?

NEWSTECHFORUM

4K Not On Top Of ENG Camera Wish Lists

Despite the resolution of ultra high-def units, many engineers considering replacements for their aging HD cameras, said they are far more interested in buying versatile cameras that can do different kind of shoots (breaking news and magazine-style).

CCW 2014

Panasonic Debuts New HD Integrated Camera

Panasonic has announced its new AW-HE130, a pan/tilt/zoom camera incorporating recently-developed high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/3” 3-MOS imagers designed for low-light conditions. New features include Power over Ethernet+ (POE+) for easier integration, and multi-stream transmission of H.264 HD video and audio (up to 1080/60p at 25Mbps.) The new camera will debut at Content and Communications World in […]

CCW 2014

JVC Launches 4KCAM Handheld Cameras

JVC Professional Products will introduce its 4KCAM product line and unveil three handheld camera models at Content & Communications World (CCW) 2014, which runs Nov. 12-13 in New York City. The new GY-LS300 is a Super 35mm camcorder that accepts a variety of interchangeable lenses; the GY-HM200 is a full-featured 4K Ultra HD camcorder with […]

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JVC Americas, Kenwood U.S.A. Merge

Hawk-Eye Camera Draws Interest At US Open

Action Camera Maker GoPro Goes Public

GoPro, which makes action sports cameras, is going public. Wednesday evening, the company announced it would offer 17.8 million shares at $21 to $24 apiece. At the high end, that means GoPro could be worth as much as $3 billion. Investors will buy the stock based on GoPro’s potential. So what are they buying?

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Feedback: Cameras Just A Lens Delivery System

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Panasonic Introduces New AVCCAM Camcorder

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FOR-A Debuts 4K Super-Slo-Mo Camera, Converter

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JVC Offers Firmware Upgrade For News Cameras

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Testing The Ricoh Theta 360-Degree Camera

NAB 2014

Blackmagic Sets Low Price For 4K Prod. Cameras

Sinclair Orders 70+ JVC GY-HN890 Cameras

The GY-HM890, introduced earlier this month, features a built-in streaming engine that allows cellular-based live HD transmission directly from the camera. Deliveries of the new GY-HM890s are expected to begin next month, with several cameras slated for WOAI and KABB San Antonio, Texas, and WJAC Johnstown, Pa. The purchase is the first phase of the company’s planned standardization on the camera across its ENG operations.

ProAM Intros Professional LCD Monitor Hoods

NAB 2014

Panasonic Gives Sneak Peek of NAB Offerings

They include two new VariCam cameras — the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS — that feature a modular design and employ Panasonic’s AVC-ULTRA family of advanced codecs; a new generation of P2 solid-state recording media; the company’s first P2 HD handheld camcorder with AVC-ULTRA recording; and the AV-HS6000, a cost-effective 2 M/E switcher.

4K Camera Price Wars Begin

Camera Robotics Pioneer Miles Spellman Retires

New Panasonic AJ-PX5000G Available In October

Al Jazeera America Using Robotic Cameras

Sony To Launch 4K Camcorder For $6,500

The PXW-Z100 Ultra HD handheld will be available toward the end of the year.

Ultra-Wide Cam Captures Entire Sports Events

‘Ref Cam’ To Be Featured In MLS All-Star Game

TECH SPOTLIGHT

DSLRs Go From Curiosities To Pro Tools

Digital single lens reflex cameras began as a way for wire service photogs to shoot video with the same camera they were using for still photos. Then TV stations began to use the small, lightweight and inexpensive units to produce on-air promos. Now, manufacturers including Canon, Blackmagic Design and Red are making DSLRs that are truly professional video cameras with bells and whistles that shooters love. KNSD’s Erik Naso (pictured) shoots with a Canon C100 and says he loves its depth of field: “It’s a film look to the extreme.”

Ethiopia Gov’t TV Goes HD With Grass Valley

Portland Public Access Chs Pick Hitachi For HD

Entravision Migrates To HD With JVC Cams

DMA 17

KUSA Denver Goes Live With GoPro Camera

NAB 2013

New ENG Camera Offerings Come Into Focus

Canon is making another run at selling camcorders to TV stations for ENG, introducing two new units at NAB. Rivals in the market: Panasonic’s AG-HPX and AJ-PX lines; JVC’s GY-HN650 with dual-codec live streaming; and Sony’s new PMW-450 and its PMW-200.

NAB 2013

Grass Valley Adds Wireless Connectivity To Cams

Grass Valley is working with Vislink and at least one other manufacturer to incorporate wireless connectivity into its LDX Flex ENG camera, said Tim Thorsteinson, president-CEO of the company, at a press conference in its NAB booth Monday. The technology will be built into the camera rather than included in an attachment that snaps onto […]

NAB 2013

Scripps, Sinclair Buy JVC Cams For ENG

NAB 2013

Two Groups Buy Panasonic Cameras

Alaska-based Denali Media and Oklahoma-based Griffin Communications have equipped some of their stations with Panasonic shoulder-mount and handheld cameras for ENG and studio use.

JVC GY-HM650 2.0 Camera Coming In May