The new Came-TV/Feelworld F5 Pro is a low-cost 5.5-in touchscreen on-camera monitor that features a IPS 1920x1080 LCD screen.
Pomfort has released an extensive update, with more than 100 new features, to its colour management and grading software: Livegrade Pro and Livegrade Studio.
SmallHD has announced a new reference-grade monitor: the OLED 22 4K Production Monitor, which will join three other new 4K and UHD monitors that it will ship in the next month or two.
The new Sony Alpha 7S III is a video-focused mirrorless camera that adds to the excellent low-light sensitivity of its predecessor with improved image quality, 4K at 120 frames per second internal recording and the ability to output 16-bit Raw video via its full-size HDMI output - which Atomos can ...
LiteGear has introduced Spectrum OS2, a software upgrade for its LiteDimmer Spectrum Ballasts that builds upon the functionality of LiteMat (its thin, lightweight, rig-anywhere system) and provides full spectrum output that is a step beyond traditional bi-colour hybrid systems by bringing improved stability, added enhancements and new features.
Getting the broadcast industry back to work after the pandemic will take more than just social distancing, hand washing and mask wearing.
Dalet has made major usability improvements to its On-the-Go mobile app for smartphones and tablets as well as the underlying Dalet Galaxy five news production and distribution platform.
IP-based video technology specialist NewTek has announced new online courses and certification through its NewTek University.
Following the announcement of its mirrorless Eos R5 and Eos R6, 8K and 4K cameras, Canon has admitted that the combination of “high-resolution and high frame rate video recording options using the maximum width of the full-frame sensor at high bit rates” can lead to overheating, which limits recording time.
LaCie has introduced a new range of SSD and HDD disk drives designed to cope with 8K and 4K video respectively.
Aputure has announced a new flagship light in its Aputure Light Storm COB product line, the LS 600d.
Teradek’s new Ranger 4K is claimed to be the world’s first zero-delay (< 1ms) 4K HDR wireless video system for live production.
The new Creamsource Vortex8 is a water-resistant multi-colour hard light with a soft edge, and the first of a new range from the Australian manufacturer.
Blackmagic Design has launched what it claims is “the world’s most advanced digital film camera” with a new Super 35 12K sensor, new fifth generation colour science and improved Raw recording.
Blueshape is introducing a new range of European-designed DV PowerPacks for cameras, camcorders, lights and accessories that will complement its existing V lock and stud mount batteries
Sony has introduced a new multipurpose Point of View (PoV) system camera with enhanced remote features and advanced HDR workflows.
Camera accessories specialist SmallRig has announced the availability of a cage for use with the Sony A7III full-frame camera.
Applicaster has secured $11m to support continued technology and customer growth amid what it sees as record demand for streaming content services.
Vitec Group companies SmallHD and Wooden Camera have introduced a range of accessories for the new Red Komodo camera, including monitors, lens mounts, baseplates, top plates, quick release plates and various other fixings.
Canon has introduced its next generation of full-frame mirrorless cameras: the Eos R5 and Eos R6, which are capable of recording 8K video at up to 29.97fps and 4K at up to 59.94fps respectively.
Blackmagic Design has released the all-new Atem 2 M/E Advanced Panel and the Atem 4 M/E Advanced Panel – newly designed hardware control panels that work with all Atem switchers.
LiveU has announced the launch of a series of original live programmes under the LiveU TV umbrella that aim “to educate, inspire and engage with viewers at home”.
The new NewTek TriCaster 2 Elite is claimed to be “the most powerful and complete live video production system on the planet”.
Ikegami Electronics Europe has introduced a 3G fibre base station offering a coherent upgrade path from SDI to IP, from standard dynamic range to HDR and from HD to a dual-format HD/UHD workflow.
Virtual production technology specialists On-Set Facilities (OSF) has joined up with Arri System Group to service and deliver virtual production projects and studios.
Bluefish444 has announced SDI I/O support for real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio software from Aximmetry for its Kronos K8 and Epoch range of video cards.
Irix has extended its line of film lenses with the wide-angle Irix Cine 15mm T2.6. It joins the existing 11mm T4.3, 45mm T1.5 and 150mm T3.0 macro telephoto lens.
Atomos and Z Cam have introduced 5.8K and 4K ProRes Raw recording and camera control for Z Cam’s E2 series cinema cameras.
The new NanLite Forza 200 is the latest addition to its Forza series of LED monolights.
Three new high-speed, full-frame prime lenses – an 18mm T1.5, 40mm T1.5 and 200mm T2.2 – have been added to the Zeiss Supreme Prime series of cine lenses.
Vizrt has announced the release and integration of Viz One (v7) and Viz Story (v2), to enable creatives to make media editing a fully seamless part of their complete live production workflow and create stories more quickly.
Tokina has announced a new 11-20mm f2.8 zoom lens for APS-C (S35mm sensor size) DSLRs and revealed its updated lens release roadmap for the coming year.
As productions get back to work after pandemic lockdown, most will still have to enact some social distancing rules, which has why Matthews Studio Equipment has put together a smart way of quickly building distancing dividers on set.
Mobile Viewpoint has announced a partnership with BuckDesign to provide broadcast studio services with a specific emphasis on companies looking to enhance their corporate communications and marketing initiatives.
Wooden Camera has added to its range of camera accessories with new quick-release bridge plates, vertical mounting kits for camera or monitor, and Arri LPL mount adapters.
Swit has extended its range of wireless transmission systems with the introduction of the Curve500, designed for DSLR or mirrorless HDMI cameras, and the Flow6500 and Flow10k long-distance systems with 3G/HD-SDI and HDMI inputs and 3G/HD-SDI output.
Accessories specialist SmallRig has announced the introduction of a number of accessories geared towards use with the BMPCC 4K camera.
Video interface and IP workflow solutions developer Magewell has expanded its support for the Mac platform with a new SDK for the popular PCI Express (PCIe) capture cards and plug-and-play external capture devices.
SaaS provider of VoD scheduling, rights and metadata management solutions BeBanjo has announced a new integration with translation company Lingo24 to provide customers with a combined translation service integrated directly into BeBanjo’s Movida scheduling solution for VoD services.
Video cloud specialist Kaltura has revealed that Swiss national public broadcaster SRG SSR has selected the Kaltura TV Platform as the basis on which to build its new multi-language cloud TV service, named Play Suisse.
Particle Illusion is described as an easy-to-use GPU-based particle generator for motion graphics that render in real time, and now Boris FX has made it available as a free Particle Illusion Standalone application.
The ArrowX 1 is the new entry-level addition to Miller’s ArrowX range of fluid heads, designed for lower weight camcorders (with a payload of up to 16kg).
Cinegy’s new Turbocut is a free Adobe CC plug-in that promises to significantly accelerate the editing of H.264/HEVC video by utilising Nvidia’s GPU hardware decoder.
Camera mount and accessories specialist Shape has entered the camera bags market with its first camera case, the black Camera Bag, which provides organised storage for video cameras up to about 50cm long plus multiple accessories.
German codec and media processing specialist Nablet has licensed its XAVC encoder to Telestream.
Telemetrics continues to improve its control systems with new artificial intelligence and facial recognition algorithms with its latest RCCP-2A Robotics and Camera Control Panel.
Following on from the launch in 2019 of Sony’s full-frame 6K sensor camera FX9, SmallRig has developed the VCT-14 Shoulder Plate to help operators adapt to different filming requirements.
Video contribution systems company AVIWEST has revealed that the PETRONAS Tour de Langkawi 2020 cycling race was broadcast live on social networks using AVIWEST’s PRO3 Series bonded cellular transmitters, QUAD CellLink antennas and StreamHub transceiver.
AJA Video Systems and Skaarhoj have combined to integrate control of AJA’s FS family of frame synchronisers and converters with Skaarhoj’s Rack Control Duo.
Applicaster has launched Quick Brick, a new app development framework available within its SaaS app development platform, Zapp.
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.