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UHD to be added to Hitachi cameras

HDR Is Coming to Hitachi’s Broadcast Camera Line

Hitachi said it will add HDR capabilities to its HDTV and UHD 4K broadcast cameras at the 2016 Telemundo Cine Video Television Expo in Mexico City next week. Any Hitachi camera purchased before September 30 will get the HDR capabilities … more »

The Mill Blackbird

The Mill’s Blackbird Is Any Car and Every Car, Whenever You Need It

The Mill said it's cracked the biggest problem in automotive advertising — the need to have a finished, physical car on location for your shoot. Blackbird is a blank, black car rig that can be modified on the fly to mimic … more »

NewTek NDI Archion

Archion Brings NewTek NDI Connectivity to Its EditStor Velo

Archion Technologies became the latest vendor to announce support for the Network Device Interface (NDI) standard for IP production workflow launched by NewTek earlier this year.  Archion says its EditStor Velo NAS is the first networked storage system that can be automatically … more »

HDR Grading at Roundabout Entertainment

Roundabout Entertainment on Working in 4K, HDR Media, and Next-Generation Displays

Burbank post facility Roundabout Entertainment has a head start on mastering for HDR — it's been working in HDR for more than a year, going so far as to develop a proprietary QC system for HDR media. Amazon, which streams … more »

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FAA Finalizes New Rules for Legal Small Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened the rules for commercial drone pilots, announcing today that, effective in August, small UAVs may be piloted by users who pass a test for remote pilot certification rather than obtaining a full pilot certificate for manned aircraft. … more »

solidanim

SolidAnim’s Camera-Tracking Software Now Works with Unity Engine

As VFX-heavy film projects hybridize live-action and CG production, the Unity Engine has come into its own as a tool for filmmakers. Riding the trend, SolidAnim said it has released SolidTrack Unity, a new version of its markerless camera-tracking system that works with … more »

Azden Pro-XD

Review: Azden Pro-XD Wireless Microphone System

Azden has put out some interesting products lately. My first set of wireless microphones, 25 years ago, was their VHF WMS-Pro set. The VHF band got crowded with TV and walkie-talkies, so I needed to upgrade. Around 2000, I found … more »

Dalet Brio

Dalet’s Newest Brio Platform Supports IP Ingest/Playout

Dalet released Dalet Brio 3.4, a new version of its IT-based ingest and playout platform that includes support for IP video standards with SMPTE-2022-2 H.264/AAC playout and SMPTE-2022-6 ingest and playout. The new Brio also adds support for hardware-accelerated Sony XAVC LongG … more »

AJA Kona IP

AJA Ships Kona IP

AJA said it is now shipping the Kona IP ($2,495), an eight-lane PCIe video capture card with 10 GigE connectivity announced at NAB in April. At launch, Kona IP supports SMPTE 2022-6 IP-encapsulated uncompressed 3G-SDI video, and support for compressed … more »

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InfoComm 2016 in a Nutshell

InfoComm 2016, the largest pro AV trade show in North America, wraps up today in Las Vegas. Meaningful InfoComm product introductions can come from all over the industry, from powerful new audio plug-ins to clever wireless network designs for intercoms to entirely … more »