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Panasonic’s HC-X1000 Is a 4K Run-and-Gun Camcorder for $3,500

Panasonic announced a $3,500 single-chip CMOS 4K camera, the HC-X1000, at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week, taking aim at Sony's consumer FDR-AX1 and pro PXW-Z100 offerings. Panasonic's Matt Frazer, national field training manager, said the camera, designed … more »

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Studio Suite Xi Goes Online with Web, iOS Accessibility

In a new release shipping today, AlterMedia has added accessibility via web browsers and iOS devices to the network version of its Studio Suite Xi studio management software. Only the multi-user network version of the software offers iOS and web access; users … more »

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HP Announces 36-Core Desktop Workstations

HP unveiled new Z-series desktop workstations with the ability to support up to 36 CPU cores at a press event at its facility in Fort Collins, CO. Also announced were new portable workstations with optional PCIe flash drives and a … more »

Adobe Updates CC Apps to Support AJA Raw, GoPro CineForm

Adobe announced new updates to its Creative Cloud suite of content-creation tools, including native support for GoPro's CineForm intermediate codec and the AJA Raw format used by AJA's Cion camera to record at up to 120 fps in 4K. High-resolution … more »

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Dell Bows New 27-Inch 5K Monitor for Delivery Later This Year

Dell announced a new monitor with a new picture resolution yesterday — with a resolution of 5120×2880, the display is being billed as an "Ultra HD 5K" display. The Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor features Dell's PremierColor technology … more »

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Growing Groot: MPC VFX Supe Nicolas Aithadi on CG Characters

With SIGGRAPH located in Vancouver, I took advantage of the opportunity to catch up face to face with Nicolas Aithadi, visual effects supervisor at MPC for Guardians of the Galaxy. Aithadi, who has 20 films to his credit, received Oscar … more »

Digigram and Kalray Partner on Real-Time HEVC Encoding

With any transition to Ultra HD (UHD) reliant on more efficient video encoding, video-over-IP specialist Digigram said that it was partnering with Kalray to use the latter company's multi-purpose processor array (MPPA for short) to develop real-time HEVC video encoders. … more »

Forscene Releases Mobile iPad App

IBC attendees will see the latest development from cloud video specialist Forbidden Technologies — a Forscene mobile app for the iPad. Users of the app will be able to prep footage for edit by assembling simple rough cuts and tagging … more »

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Pixel Power Announces Buzz Software for Integrating Social Media with Broadcast Playout

IBC will see the debut of Pixel Power's Buzz, which the company described as a "software accessory" for its playout devices that allows program producers to browse consolidated social media feeds and select messages to publish on air. Pixel Power … more »

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FOR-A to Show 4K FT-One Camera with Fiber-Optic Option at IBC

FOR-A will show a new version of its 4K camera, the FT-One, with fiber-optic connectivity at IBC. The FT-One-OPT can be paired with the optional FT-1BS base station to power the camera and carry its signal up to 1 km … more »