NAB 2013

Panasonic To Unveil High-End ENG Camera At NAB

Panasonic will introduce a new, shoulder-mount camcorder suitable for high-end ENG at NAB next month, the company announced today in New York. The AJ-PX5000G, which comes with a $28,000 price tag and light weight of about eight pounds, is being marketed for network news, documentary, high-end corporate and sports production, as well as the rental […]

JVC’s GY-HM650 Camera Adds Live Features

JVC’s updated version of its GY-HM650 can stream live video in the background while recording footage to multiple file formats. JVC plans to unveil the GY-HM650 2.0 at this year’s NAB, saying the first version of the handheld camera that was introduced at the 2012 NAB Show only scratched the surface. “We have added direct […]

Red Digital Sues Sony Over Camera Patents

In a federal court filing, high-tech camera manufacturer Red Digital claims that three cameras made by Sony Electronics and Sony Corp. of America “all embody the subject matter claimed in Red’s asserted patents without any license.”

Sony Intros ‘SteadyShot’ Palm-Sized Camera

Broadcasters looking at hand-held cameras for their video journalists now have another option from Sony — a palm-sized HD camcorder with professional features and Sony’s proprietary Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology that takes the shakes out of images. The new HXR-NX30U records at full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution using a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar […]

Panasonic Ships Low-Cost AG-AF100 Camera

Advanced, custom-designed 4/3″ sensor delivers depth of field and field of view similar to a 35 mm movie camera. The camcorder uses low-cost still camera and film-style lenses.

DMA 27

WMAR Upgrades With JVC ProHD Cameras

JVC Professional Products Co. today announced that WMAR, the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in Baltimore (DMA 27), has purchased six JVC GY-HM790 ProHD cameras, which replaced Sony BVP-700 cameras in its studio for production of its local newscasts. With a modular design, studio adapter sled and a full complement of studio accessories, the GY-HM790 supports multicore […]

Canon Pan/Tilt POV Cameras Offer 2X Extender