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Canon XL H1

Whether you're a broadcast ENG producer, or documentary, feature, or commercial videographer, the XL H1 is the affordable, lightweight HD camcorder you've been waiting for. more »

Canopus Introduces EDIUS Broadcast

Canopus Corporation brings together an extensive collection of its video production, encoding and codec technologies in one package with the introduction of EDIUS Broadcast. more »

Point.360 Deploys HD Satellite Transmission Service

Point.360 a leading provider of integrated media management services, today announced the successful deployment and availability of the industry's first commercially available SD (Standard Definition) and HD (High Definition) global satellite transmission service for spot distribution, syndicated program distribution and events. more »

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 »