Hitachi Kokusai Electric America (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced its second-generation 4K Ultra HD broadcast and live production camera system, the SK-UHD7000. The successor to the SK-UHD4000 4K studio and field production camera, the new SK-UHD7000 continues the Hitachi tradition of delivering exceptional visual quality and superior price/performance value for professional, live production applications. The company will […]
In addition to serving as the Los Angeles home for American Spanish-language television network Azteca America, KJLA owns and operates two greenscreen stages and production studios at its westside L.A. facility. Seeing growing demand from its studio rental clients for higher-resolution video acquisition and production, KJLA purchased four SK-UHD4000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to meet these requests and set the […]
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) has relocated its U.S. headquarters to a larger facility in western Massachusetts. The move brings the innovative manufacturer of advanced broadcast, production, surveillance, and industrial vision cameras together with its subsidiary Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC (Comark) under one roof with more than 53,000 square feet of usable space. “The expiry of the long-term lease […]
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to the upcoming 2019 NAB Show with powerful updates for two of the most popular models in its line of high-definition, compact box cameras for point-of-view (POV) and remote observation applications. New firmware for the DK-H200 1080p camera adds High Dynamic Range (HDR) support, while an update to the […]
When Richmond, Ind.-based public, education and government (PEG) access broadcaster Whitewater Community Television (WCTV) set out to improve the visual quality of its productions, it purchased three Z-HD5000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America (Hitachi Kokusai). The resulting quality and sensitivity of the Hitachi cameras have WCTV staff hoping to add more Z-HD5000s in the future, and may save […]
The interest in HDR units is due to their ability to improve quality and enable content creators to migrate toward 4K incrementally over time. “We foresee significant growth in HDR products within the next two years, driven by consumer demand for HDR TV sets,” says FujiFilm’s Thomas Fletcher. Above, a Ross ACID HDR camera. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of camera vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
Drip, drip, drip. The trickle of changes in television capture and delivery continues to flow. But as next-gen TV inches towards finalization as a standard and the prospects for FCC authorization grow those drips will turn into a torrent. Broadcasters and camera vendors alike are getting serious about how to prepare for these changes while maintaining and improving existing HD workflow and program delivery. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of broadcast camera vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.