LiveU has unveiled an all-in-one production-level field unit for live news and sports coverage, the LU800, which provides multi-camera production and transmission over native 5G capabilities.
GVX is a new council of customers that Grass Valley has brought together to help drive targeted innovation and workflow transformation.
The new Boris FX Sapphire 2020.5 visual effects suite is now available for Adobe, Avid and OFX video applications.
AJA has introduced the Ki Pro Ultra 12G, a new multi-channel HD recorder and 4K/UHD recorder/player with 12G-SDI connectivity and a host of powerful features.
Ethiopia’s public broadcaster Oromia Broadcasting Network (OBN) has chosen Lawo mixing consoles and I/O devices as the basis for two new DSNG units with 4K workflows.
The E2-M4 is Z Cam’s new entry-level 4K camera, priced at $1,499 – $500 less than the original E2 camera.
Libec has introduced two new tripods and a new monopod.
Vizrt has introduced a new cloud-based subscription service, Viz Social, that allows editorial staff to moderate and curate social media content for broadcast in new ways.
Aputure launches the Light Storm 60d, along with several other new products.
JVC has added support for the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) open streaming IP protocol to its Connected Cam series of broadcast cameras.
Tokina Cinema’s new 25-75mm cine zoom lens is a compact design with a 174mm overall length, industry-standard 0.8 MOD cinema gears, T2.9 iris, 86mm filter thread and 95mm front diameter for common cinema accessories.
ITV Studios Daytime has transformed the way it delivers its schedule of live programming with Avid Nexis storage and Maestro graphics systems.
Real-time camera tracking and remote systems company Mo-Sys Engineering and Panasonic have announced a significant collaboration.
Pansonic adds new IP based UHD camera and expands its AK series studio and field camera family.
Robotics and camera control systems specialist Telemetrics has partnered with Zero Density, makers of virtual set and augmented reality systems, to enhance real-time visual effects.
Brainstorm has introduced a major upgrade to its InfinitySet virtual studio and AR system: InfinitySet 4 includes several unique features designed to enhance content creation and output.
NanLite has introduced two new LED lights: the 6W PavoTube II 6C, a versatile handheld battery-powered RGBWW fixture; and the 60W Forza 60B bi-colour monolight-style unit.
Matthews has introduced a full range of 40x40in (100x100cm) Flags and Floppies.
ChyronHego’s Click Effects Prime fan engagement engine has become a partner for Panasonic’s new Kairos IT/IP-centric next-generation live production platform.
Comrex is reporting that its Opal IP audio gateway product – which debuted at IBC in 2017 and received a firmware upgrade quite recently – has been instrumental in allowing many reporters to stay home during the coronavirus lockdown.
Integrated playout specialist BroadStream Solutions has announced its VoCaption live automated captioning and subtitling solution.
A couple of seemingly simple updates have made Easyrig’s camera support system even easier to use, especially for gimbal users.
Deity Microphones has revealed details of the latest addition to the Deity Connect family, the BP-TRX, which the company says “fills in the gaps that were missing with the current line-up”.
The German Film Prize 2020 production used the Birds Cam cable camera system from German supplier Birds Camera Solutions.
Following its recent acquisition of Timecode Systems, Atomos has released its long-awaited AtomX Sync module that brings trouble free multi-cam synchronisation and dual system sound to its Ninja V monitor/recorder for $150/€150/£150.
With the introduction of its Hybrid Cases, Peli says that users no longer have to choose between the TrekPak dividers and Pick N Pluck foam.
Panasonic has announced a new live production platform that it claims enables “incredible productivity”.
Sony has unveiled a range of updates to many of its products, including its Venice digital motion picture camera, FX9 full-frame camera and its 4K HDR professional monitors.
Avid has renewed its cloud collaboration with Microsoft and signed a new five-year agreement to use Microsoft Azure.
RTL Luxembourg, the main television channel in Luxembourg, has made use of Ateme’s 90-day free software video transcoding licenses to adapt its video operations and channel line-up in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
UK conversion specialist InSync Technology has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
After a substantial assessment process, Cologne Broadcasting Center (CBC) has purchased about 40 Intellimix desktop mixers from Yellowtec to manage news and magazine format programming in its edit rooms.
Grass Valley has announced three new products designed for live production: the LDX100 IP-driven camera platform; the compact K-Frame XP video processing engine; and the LiveTouch 1300 replay system.
Canon has announced two new broadcast zoom lenses: the CN10x25 IAS S Cine-Servo lens; and the CJ18ex7.6B KASE.
Arri has added to its range of camera stabiliser systems with the new SRH-360 stabilised remote head.
Lectrosonics has introduced its Miniature Time Code Recorder (MTCR), for use when the distance is extreme or using a wireless microphone just isn’t practical.
Densitron has announced three new additions to its established UReady 2RU control surface range.
Pixellot has announced details of a strategic partnership that will see it provide its AI-Automated solutions to NTTSportict Co, a new company formed by NTT West and Asahi Broadcasting Group HD in Japan.
For productions focusing on making changes to their headset inventory, Pliant Technologies is pitching its latest SmartBoom LITE and PRO headsets as an instant upgrade for any intercom system.
The use of gimbal-mounted cameras has increased considerably over the past few years. Matthews has developed a new Docking System to keep these camera rigs safely out of the way yet ready for action between shots.
Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR) is one of the most significant challenges that remote working production studios are having to overcome during lockdown.
The recently released disguise version r17.1 software significantly enhances the AR workflow for its creative community, according to the company.
Parabolic microphones, used primarily for sports, can provide a great alternative for general purpose reporting during the Covid-19 crisis, according to Paul Terpstra, president of parabolic specialist Klover Products.
The Blackmagic Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR, which allows productions to use Apple’s new Pro Display XDR as a colour critical reference monitor on set and in post production, is now shipping.
Following on from its September 2019 acquisition of Census Digital, MultiDyne has strengthened its product line with the C-SERIES of embedded audio monitors.
ATG Danmon has completed upgrades to OB link facilities in the City of Westminster, central London, for one of Europe’s leading television news providers.
Collaborative cloud-based media production is the promise of EditShare’s new virtualised video editing and storage platform, EFSv.
Infomir has launched the MAGic Solution service to haelp ISPs, content creators, companies and communities launch video services quickly and easily.
MEDIAEDGE has announced the launch of a new high-speed box camera, QDCAM, which it says makes it possible for customers to configure high-speed camera systems at an affordable price.
Arqiva announced the appointment of Paul Donovan as its new CEO, replacing Simon Beresford-Wylie with full effect from 30 June 2020.
iFootage has introduced a new quick-release system that allows users to easily and quickly move their camera rig from tripod to slider to jib and back to tripod in just seconds.
The Light Storm 300x is Aputure’s latest point-source LED and is described by the company as the first bi-colour Bowens mount light fixture to be compatible with optical lens modifiers.
Deity Microphones has announced the launch of its first compact micro on-camera microphone, the D4 DUO.
Video transport and connectivity specialist Dejero has introduced a new version of its EnGo mobile transmitter, the 5G-ready EnGo 260.
The new Element range of LED fixtures from Photon Beard takes “the best elements of image capture lighting components from within the industry” and is combining them into its tried and tested housings.
Fujinon has announced two 8K broadcast lenses: a new box lens with the world’s longest 8K focal length of 1,000mm; and a portable lens with the world’s widest focal length for 8K at 7.6mm.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has selected slomo.tv and its videoReferee-SR system to help adjudicate all forthcoming matches, notably for the planned 2021 and 2024 Olympic Games.
Panasonic is to release an update giving 12-bit Raw video data output over HDMI for its Lumix S1H full-frame mirrorless camera on 25 May.
Sony has introduced two new IP-connected compact UHD 60p cameras for remote production that should ship in August.
Cooke has added to its offering of full-frame lenses with new models in its S7/i and Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus ranges. This includes the addition of three new 1:1 macro lenses.
Portal Studio is a one-stop, AI-driven software suite for previz, on-set production and post that will facilitate faster workflows for filmmakers wishing to experience results on-the-fly, according to Film Engineers.
New from MuxLab is an HDMI 2.0 over IP PoE extender, which can be configured to operate as a transmitter or receiver to deliver HDMI at up to 4K (3840x2160) @60Hz (4:4:4) via a 1Gbps Ethernet switch.
Canon has unveiled its latest Cinema EOS camera, the C300 Mark III, which is aimed at TV production, especially documentaries, and will be available from June.
Baton LipSync and Baton Captions from Interra Systems use automation to, respectively, solve critical lipsync issues and to bring “simplicity and cost savings to the creation, management and delivery of captions”, according to the company.
MAVTV Canada has partnered with Nextologies Limited to provide complex live remote production and transmission services for the Ricmotech Road to Indy which is helping to raise funds for the Covid-19 relief efforts.
InSync Technology has revealed that it is augmenting its FrameFormer Link software standards conversion engine with support for motion compensated frame rate conversion of live video streams.
Grass Valley has announced new, IP-connected live production systems, plus advances in cloud-based production with its upcoming GV Media Universe.
Arri has released Stellar 2, an upgraded version of its intelligent lighting control app, to make set-ups faster and more flexible.
Shotoku has announced a new IP navigation interface for its flagship SmartPed robotic pedestal, plus a self-contained and easy to connect pan/tilt head, and numerous enhancements to its TR-XT control system.
The new kvm-tec Flexline range of customised extenders is due to roll out at the end of May, with four options initially.
New from Sennheiser, the SpeechLine digital wireless multichannel receiver is described as ‘IT-friendly’ and is available in a two-channel or four-channel version.
Mo-Sys Engineering has unveiled TimeCam, which offers the potential to remotely operate cameras on the other side of the world, without perceived delay.
The new Galaxy xCloud from Dalet is a dedicated, cloud-hosted Galaxy five system managed as a full SaaS service.
Blackmagic announces The Atem Mini Pro, a new low-cost live production switcher that is said to be perfect for setting up broadcasting from home.
Interactive video technology platform Wirewax has launched two new software packages that aim to help companies and freelancers create interactive video services quickly and easily.
London-based post house The Finish Line has turned to EditShare’s Flow media management to create remote workflows for its clients in response to Covid-19.
Cinegy is introducing a new, enhanced TV Pack system for channel- and studio-in-a-box applications.
Calrec launches Type R to address the rising demand for automated audio consoles.
The latest hardware decoder from Magewell is able to support both Newtek’s NDI technology for media transport and the Secured Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol – which was developed and open-sourced by Haivision – for H.264 and H.265 streams over IP.
Elecard launches online workshops designed to share the knowledge of its video experts.
Grass Valley has introduced a robust Business Continuity Initiative to help protect broadcasters, content owners and production companies, and give them enhanced operational support options and free access to selected services in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Avid puts new product plans on hold until summertime to focus on helping their customers.
Arqiva has added Virtual Connect to its portfolio of real-time connectivity options for events and full-time channels.
BBG Sports has recently introduced a new Comet suite of tools for tennis, and turned to its long-term technology provider, Bluefish444, to ensure everything worked.
Telemetrics has announced improvements to its existing robotics and camera control products, as well as launching several new ones.
The Nexus audio network was previously designed exclusively for networking using a proprietary fibre optic cable protocol.
Professional broadcast equipment manufacturer ZyCast showcased a number of its latest solutions, including its 4K encoder, at IBC2019.
The technical management team at NEP has ordered 50 Merging Technologies Anubis audio interface desktop units, which the vendor refers to as the “Swiss army knife,” of audio.
The Cloud Codec Controller software tool was shown at IBC last year, and now it has been released.
A total of 72 Kron Technologies Chronos 1.4 high-speed cameras were taken to Finland recently, where they were put through their paces by the Hydraulic Press Channel.
Automation specialist Aveco celebrated its involvement in a project that won the Innovation, Content Everywhere category at the IBC2019 Awards on Sunday.
The Broadcast Academy, the training and legacy unit of host broadcast specialist HBS, has deployed a new live TV simulator based on EVS’ X-One unified live production system.
Panasonic has partnered with 3D graphics specialist Brainstorm to develop PTZF (pan, tilt, zoom and focus) tracking data for its AW-UE150 camera to provide augmented reality content.
Atomos has announced upgrades to its Ninja V recorder/monitor to handle Raw 6K and 4K video over HDMI from Panasonic’s Lumix S1H and Nikon’s Z7 or Z6 full-frame mirrorless cameras.
Zero Density has introduced Reality Hub, a platform that integrates its Reality Engine virtual studio production system, with newsroom and MCR systems, studio automation, social media and any external data such as weather forecasts through its module host service.
New at IBC is Wheatstone’s Glass LXE virtual console for its established WheatNet-IP audio network.
Power cables, battery adaptors and batteries are the heroes at the stand of IndiPro Tools, who are new to the IBC show this year.
At IBC2019, BT Sport has demonstrated what it claims to be Europe’s first multi-location 5G-enabled remote production.