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Panasonic Announces Shipping Date for AG-HVX200

Panasonic Broadcast announced today that its powerful AG-HVX200, the world's first hand-held high definition solid-state memory camcorder, will begin delivering to resellers on December 29th. more »

FOCUS Enhancements and Panasonic Highlight HD Direct To Edit Video Disk Recorder

FOCUS Enhancements Inc. and Panasonic, , today announced the upcoming line of FireStore FS-100 portable Direct To Edit (DTE) HD disk recorders for Panasonic's new AG-HVX200 DVCPRO HD P2 Handheld Camera-recorder at a press conference held at the Universal Hilton. more »

HD Display: Fujitsu Improves Compression for Portable Devices

Fujitsu Laboratories, known for its HD plasma displays, has developed core video compression and decompression technology that preserves image quality when a video program is recorded or displayed on small, battery-powered portable devices. more »

HD Delivery: First Feature Makes It to Blu-ray Disc

First, the good news: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has authored its first HD Blu-ray movie. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle was compressed in MPEG-2 at full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) and is now being shipped to electronics companies for testing in the next generation of Blu-ray home players. more »

HD Logging/Archiving: Adding Reality to the Chaos of Video Indexing

Anyone who's ever worked a project that required the acquisition of large amounts of footage that must be quickly organized and cut down to a manageable 30-minute or one-hour show can use a little reality - Lanterna Magica's Reality video indexing and logging system, to be exact, which lets production companies spend 30 percent less time in the edit suite. And, as we all know, time is money. more »

Adobe Announces Bundles; Talks About MacroMedia Acquisition

With the acquisition of MacroMedia finalized Dec. 5, Adobe Systems announced three new product bundles combining the design and creation tools of Adobe with the Web publishing technology of Macromedia. more »

HD Acquisition: It’s a P2 Party at DV Expo West

Panasonic Broadcast is using this week's DV Expo West show in Los Angeles as a coming out party for its AG-HVX200 DVCPRO HD P2 hand-held camcorder. It will ship later this month, according to Panasonic representatives, for a list price of under $6,000. more »

Bexel Debuts 3G LIVE!

Bexel, the largest video rental company in the U.S., has combined the best of broadcast with the best of the broadband production world with the debut of its 3G LIVE! Broadcast Production Package that will enable broadcasters to produce live, cost-efficient content for the 3G and broadband community. more »

Boris Ships Continuum Complete v.4

Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, today announced the availability of version 4.0 of Boris Continuum Complete (BCC). BCC is a comprehensive suite of native filters and transitions for Adobe ® After Effects ®, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, Autodesk combustion, Eyeon Fusion and Boris Red systems. more »

Thomson To Acquire Canopus

Thomson announced today its plans to purchase Canopus, noting its complimentary products will help round out the Thomson portfolio of solutions for broadcast and professional audio-visual markets as well as provide key technological solutions to improve existing and develop new products. more »