Broadcasters Reach For The ‘Cinematic’ With Their Camera Needs

Broadcasters are insisting on more from their cameras, from the ability to capture more cinematic-style video with shallow depth of field to 4K, UHD and HDR capabilities, remote PTZ abilities and ever-smaller sizes. Above, a JVC camcorder being used on location for Idol Chat, which premiered on Retro TV and The Family Channel.

Canon Intros New 4K UHD Professional Camcorder & 8K UHD Portable Zoom Lens

Canon U.S.A., a provider of digital imaging solutions, has launched the XF605 4K UHD professional camcorder. The new XF-series professional camcorder comes equipped with a 1.0-inch CMOS sensor and the ability to record 4K/60p/4:2:2/10-bit/HDR video to dual on-board SD card slots. Equipped with Canon’s renowned Dual Pixel CMOS AF1, the XF605 achieves high-speed and high-accuracy […]

NBC Using Canon 4K Lenses For Tokyo Games

NBC Olympics has selected Canon U.S.A. is providing a wide variety of 4K UHD and HD Field, Portable and Studio lenses for NBC’s production of the Tokyo Olympics. A broad array of Canon broadcast lenses are being used, including the UHD-DIGISUPER 90 long-zoom field lens, which provides 4K UHD imagery. Canon’s 4K and HD lenses […]

Canon Intros New UHDgc 4K Portable Zoom Lens

Designed to provide both stunning HDR imagery as well as beautiful 4K, Canon U.S.A., a provider of digital imaging solutions, is introducing a new addition to its cost-effective UHDgc series of portable 4K broadcast zoom lenses — the CJ17ex6.2B. This lens supports 4K UHD quality optical performance and provides operators with a compact, lightweight and highly […]

Canon Expands Its UHDxs Broadcast Lens Lineup

Canon U.S.A., a provider of digital imaging solutions, has launched a new addition to its UHDxs series of 4K UHD broadcast portable zoom lenses: the CJ20ex5B. Within this category of portable zoom lenses, Canon currently has two models that are very wide-angle (4.3mm at their wide end) and four models that are telephoto (and consequently constrained […]

Sony Reveals Next-Gen Products, Solutions, Services At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Sony is unveiling its latest line-up of new products, solutions and services. These include: updated IP Live solutions, two IP extension adapters HDCE-TX30/HDCE-RX30, a flagship FX9 E-mount camera with newly developed full-frame sensor for documentary shooting, an E-mount Cinema lens FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G, as well as […]


Cameras, Lenses Come Into Focus At NAB

While both HDR and 4K technologies have gotten much attention at past NAB Shows, this year’s gathering will see camera offerings that can handle dual SDR and HDR workflows, streaming capability, a smart studio and control solutions. At the same time, lenses continue to evolve to offer higher levels of zoom.

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: FujiFilm

FujiFilm | Stand 12.B20| The Optical Devices Division of FujiFilm will officially introduce the latest in its Premier UA Series of UHD 2/3” lenses — the UA46x9.5B and UA46x13.5B. The worldwide introduction signals the continued expansion of the company’s 4K HDR lens range. The Premier UA Series is designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications. The UA46x9.5B sports a […]

Fujifilm To Highlight Widest 4K HDR Lens Range

Attendees at the annual SVG Summit on Dec. 11-12 will get a first-hand look at what Fujifilm calls the widest range of 4K HDR optics currently available.” The Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm will demonstrate its UA Series of 2/3” lenses, which include eight models designed specifically for 4K HDR broadcast and video production, in the exhibits section of the […]

Fujifilm, Novation Offer 0% Financing On Lenses

The Optical Devices division of Fujifilm is now offering 0% financing, through Novation Vendor Services. The program is available for all Fujinon 4K and HD broadcast lenses and the Premier HK 4K+ and Cabrio 4K range of cinema-style lenses. “We want to make it easier for our customers to buy exactly the lens or lenses they want,” said […]


Gearhouse Broadcast Adds Trove Of New Gear


F&F Productions Rolls Out 4K-UHD OB Vehicle


Experts To Focus On Fuji Lenses At Cine Gear


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FujiFilm

FujiFilm | Booth C7225 | Website:  The Optical Devices Division of FujiFilm will introduce a Fujinon 4K-compatible studio lens, the UA27x6.5B. The UA27x is the latest zoom lens in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. The UA Series is the world’s first designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications. With its 27x zoom ratio and 4K […]


Tom Fletcher Joins Fujifilm


From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Cooke Optics

Cooke Optics | Stand 12.D10 | Website: Cooke Optics, manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, is introducing multiple mounts for its miniS4/i lenses. The new mounts, including Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E and micro 4/3, will be available to view at IBC 2016 on Stand 12.D10 and will ship beginning October […]


Huge Changes In Store For Lens Technology


Bexel Global Makes Major Purchase Of Canon Lenses

NAB 2016

New Lens Coatings Set Stage For 4K HDR

Fujinon is displaying 4K Ultra HD camera lenses with new HTEBC coatings and a new barrel design that the company says improves the signal going through the lens.


Leftfield Group Relies On Fujinon Lenses

New York-based full service production group Leftfield Entertainment produces everything from reality shows and documentaries to historical programs. For numerous recent productions, the company has counted on Fujinon Cabrio PL lenses, including the 19-90mm and 85-300mm optics.  Leftfield Pictures, a Leftfield Entertainment company, has used Fujinon Cabrio lenses for a number of productions for History […]


Bexel Global Gets New 4K UHD Zoom Lens


New Fujinon 4K Sports, Entertainment Lenses Ship

NAB 2015: Fujifilm Products Preview

Fujifilm | Booth C7025 | Website: At next week’s NAB convention in Las Vegas, the Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm North America will introduce its 4K Ultra HD series of lenses for broadcast applications. Designed for a 2/3-inch sensor, the new UA80X9, the first field lens in the series, has an 80x zoom and […]


Feedback: Cameras Just A Lens Delivery System

NAB 2014

Thales Angénieux Debuts New Lenses At NAB

NAB 2014

Fujifilm Slots Two New Lenses For NAB Debut

Fujinon Offers 0% Financing On Zoom Lenses