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. […]

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Attleboro Access Cable Adds JVC Cameras

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JVC Offers Firmware Upgrade For News Cameras

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JVC Promotes Joe D’Amico In Broadcast Group

Raycom Doubles Down With JVC Cameras

The TV station group has purchased an additional 165 JVC ProHD camcorders and plans to adopt the new ProHD Broadcaster server for managing live HD field reports. The group began purchasing the cameras last year and now has more than 300.

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.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Next-Gen IP ENG Makes Use Of Multiple Links

With bonded cellular now a widely accepted ENG tool, vendors will show new gear at NAB that is smaller and lighter and enables broadcasters to use other communications links like Ka-Band satellite to enhance the reliability and performance and reduce latency.

JVC Offers 2 New IP Streaming Camcorders

Aimed directly at the TV station ENG market, the new GY-HM850 and GY-HM890 ProHD camcorders used in tandem with a streaming video receiver/server will deliver more reliable live shots and file transfers than JVC’s previous generation of streaming news cameras, says JVC’s Dave Walton. “They continue the trend we have set by providing high-quality performance at a very affordable price.”

Entravision Migrates To HD With JVC Cams

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

Scripps, Sinclair Buy JVC Cams For ENG

JVC GY-HM650 2.0 Camera Coming In May

TVUPack Integrates With JVC, Panasonic, Sony

TVU Network’s mobile cellular uplink solution is the first of its kind to integrate with all three major camera manufacturers. On Wednesday, the company will announce its TVUPack Mini camera-mountable […]

GEARING UP FOR NAB

New JVC Cams Aim To Speed Time To Air

Available this fall, the GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 are just what TV stations need, JVC says. They are small, light and designed to speed delivery of raw video into the editing workflow. The GY-HM650 includes built-in WiFi connectivity that enables rapid transmission of footage relayed via smartphones, tablets or laptop computers.

TVU Networks Teams Up With JVC, Sony

TVU Network and JVC are partnering to give broadcasters camcorders with integrated cellular ENG capability, the companies announced today. The package combines the TVUPack Mini cellular ENG system with the […]

GEARING UP FOR NAB: CAMS FOR THE ONE-MAN BAND

Getting The Shot Cheaper, Easier, Faster

JVC's ProHD GY-HM150As more and more stations adopt the one-man band approach to newsgathering, the camera manufacturers are turning out new units that are small enough and light enough to be managed easily, and big enough and heavy enough to be balanced for a steady shot. Plus, they’re inexpensive enough that any station’s budget can handle them, too. Among the options that will be featured at NAB 2012 are the Sony NX5, the JVC 150 and the Panasonic 250.

JVC Unveils ProHD Portable Monitor Series

JVC Professional Products Co. today announced the DT-X71 Series of portable ProHD LCD monitors. Ideal for field and studio applications, the new 7-inch AC/DC monitors offer 1024×600 resolution with a […]

JVC Offers Tools For Using Camcorder In Studio

JVC today unveiled a ProHD Compact Studio solution, a remote lens controller and monitor that enables broadcasters to put the JVC GY-HM150 ProHD handheld camcorder to work in the studio. […]

TECH SPOTLIGHT: DTV

AS-10 Strives To Streamline Video Handling

Engineers are betting the new video metadata specification under development within the Advanced Media Workflow Association will result in seamless interoperability of software and devices from a variety of vendors. “Our goal is to have a single file that could move from camera to edit to playout to archive and back, really to be able to traverse the entire work flow,” says CNN’s Michael Koetter. Part of the vision is a certification program that would allow vendors to put an “AS-10 Inside” seal on their products.

DMA 41 (HARRISBURG, PA)

WHTM Harrisburg Goes To HD News With JVC

Allbritton Communication’s WHTM Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa. (DMA 41), has purchased 21 JVC ProHD cameras — 15 JVC GY-HM790U and six GY-HM750U — for the transition to local HD news, JVC said […]

JVC Intros GY-HM150 ProHD Handheld Camcorder

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Canon Focuses On Station Camcorder Market

With an “arsenal” of three camcorders with solid-state media, the company is ready to compete with Sony, Panasonic and JVC for stations upgrading to high-def news. Says Canon’s Larry Thorpe: “We have jumped in … because we certainly have seen over recent years a very definitive move of broadcasters looking for lower-cost equipment for newsgathering … and we play down there in that lower-cost end.”

DMA 31

KSHB Upgrades ENG With JVC Cameras

KSHB, the Scripps-owned NBC affiliate in Kansas City, Mo. (DMA 31), has purchased 21 GY-HM790U ProHD camcorders from JVC Professional Products Co. Most of the new cameras are being used […]

NAB 2011

Drewry Doing HD With JVC Cameras

The Oklahoma-based group owner is rolling out local HD newscasts with the help of JVC’s GY-HM790U and GY-HM700U camcorders.

NAB OUTLOOK: ENG

ENG Innovations Coming Into Focus At NAB

New camcorders, drives, software, ASI modules, lenses and laptops promise to advance the state of the art for newsgathering, editing and archiving at next month’s NAB Show.

JVC Intros GY-HM750U ProHD Camcorder

The new HD/SD compact shoulder-mount model offers simultaneous recording to two SDHC cards and has an optional ASI module for live ENG microwave broadcasts.

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 […]

JVC Sets THX Calibration Certification Workshop