Now in stock at Finepoint, JVC's KY-PZ100B robotic PTZ IP video production camera. Introduced at NAB 2016, the KY-PZ100 is JVC's first PTZ camera, features JVC's unique IP communications engine providing network connection via WiFi, 4G-LTE, or direct LAN connection. It's designed to be used as a stand alone remote camera or as part of a multi-camera system in both studio and field environments. In addition to its 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, it is also capable of reliably streaming 1080i/60, 1080p, 720p, 540p and 270p video with 2-channel audio--all with minimal latency and forward error correction. Camera control is possible from a web browser, or with the dedicated RM-IP100 remote control panel, or from a from a variety of remote units using standard protocol. The camera also includes on-board HD recording at up to 50Mbps to a micro SDHC/SDXC card with the ability to upload the recorded files to an external server. Plug in a WiFi adapter or LTE modem, and you'll have the world's most convenient, high quality robotic camera that can be placed virtually anywhere.
DigiBox to distribute Streamstar live production and streaming tools
DigiBox has announced that it is distributing Streamstar live production and streaming products in the UK and Ireland from the start of this month, adding the full range of these innovative, professional live production and streaming tools to its distribution network. The products include Streamstar’s advanced live production and streaming software, powerful stand-alone live production studio systems, versatile rack-mounted live production systems and dedicated real-time sports graphics servers.
JVC and Broadcast Pix Customers Save More Than $3,000 with Multi-Camera Production System Bundle
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced a partnership with Broadcast Pix to save customers more than $3,000 on a multi-camera production system bundle through Dec. 31, 2017.
Altered Images bring multiple brands to the KitPlus Show
Our highly skilled team have a deep understanding of the way visual communications technology works and how production professionals can get the best out of it. With unparalleled support and maintenance expertise, its easy to see why Altered Images is one of the most popular technology suppliers in the UK.
NewTek Brings Multi-Camera Production Solutions to BVE 2015
NewTek will present a range of its multi-camera video production systems at BVE 2015, enabling anyone to create and deliver professional looking video content. The latest versions of TriCaster and 3Play will be on display, as well as the ultra-portable TriCaster Mini, and the highly anticipated TalkShow VS-100, the video calling production system announced at IBC 2014, which is designed specifically for television studios and live video producers. In addition NewTek is running a contest to win a complete live production suite worth over £6000, featuring a TriCaster Mini and two JVC cameras. BVE 2015 takes place at ExCeL London from 24-26 February 2015.
Dark Chooses Sachtler for Seadrift vs. the Big Guy Documentary
Austin-based filmmaker Randall Dark is no stranger to the documentary world. He is known for choosing unusual and challenging subject matter, where I need top quality equipment and support, he says. Thats why wherever I go, Sachtler goes with me. For this project he chose the Cine DSLR and Video 25 II by Sachtler, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company.
Primera partners with JVC Advanced Media to Introduce Automated Disc Publisher with Archival Grade DVD-R complied to ISO test method.
Primera Technology, Inc., the worlds leading manufacturer of automated disc publishers, today announced a new model of its Archive-Series¢ Disc Publishers, now with recordable drives and media from JVC Advanced Media U.S.A., Inc.
JVC Archival Grade DVD-R complies to the Optical Disc Archive Test ISO/1EC10995 which states that recorded data can be retained safely for more than 30 years under a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and with 50% relative humidity. The nonprofit organization, ADTC, carried out the test and certified.
If you asked me the question ‘where do you see yourself after you graduate’ three years ago I would have probably answered ‘in a lot of debt, but if you don't think about it, it doesn't exist because three years is a long time right ?’. WRONG! These three years studying Television and Broadcasting at the University of Portsmouth have been the quickest three years of my life. Back when I started I didn't really have any idea what I wanted to specialise in and the dreaded four letter word AVID used to be my biggest enemy. However I persevered through the 3792871 hours of lectures learning how to use the software, how it functions, neither did I think I'd be a one woman match of the day by graduation'.
This article concentrates on what is often described as the weakest link, namely 1) above i.e. the Playback Decks and what could be another weak link, namely 2) i.e. Tape Cleaning Facilities. I have read several articles recently written in the belief that the playback of magnetic video tape will be all but dead in about 20 years due mainly due to lack of working VTRs this inspires me to do something about it.
At Finepoint, we always get excited about attending the NAB show. With tens of thousands of video professionals from around the world gathering together, NAB is a great opportunity for us to get exposure to all the latest news and technology in the world of video and post production, as well as giving us the chance to catch up with all our industry friends and customers. We always come away exhausted but full of ideas.
If you're wondering whether or not to do some extracurricular work outside of your timetabled course, the answer should always be yes. The more you further your experience and skills the brighter your future will look
IBC 2016 was very much a launching show, with more new products and updates than in many recent IBC's or NAB's. With so many of these announcements directly in the remit of a cameraman, blink and you'd miss the next big thing in camera and lenses news. With this in mind, this review focuses on camera and lenses only.
If anyone knows about the practical reality of using minicams and lenses it has to be the DOPs who are out there using them. We are now seeing minicams used in all areas of production, some with 1080p and 4K capability at prices you would not have believed possible a few years back.
Walking through the halls of BVE 2015 it would be hard not to acknowledge the bustling atmosphere, positive vibes and busy aisles. The show attracted a high quality and diverse audience from across the broadening content creation industry seeing over 15,000* key industry decision makers including leading indies, post houses, DOPs, broadcasters and brands attend in full force, with many hailing it the best show yet.
kitplus.com is the new name for tv-bay and home of new and used broadcast equipment sales and hire, new and used film equipment sales and hire, used video equipment and professional video and tv product sales and hire. For sale, wanted or for hire KitPlus / tv-bay has all the broadcast sales information and contacts that you will ever need along with industry jobs should you be looking for a change of direction or have a vacancy to fill. From Sony Broadcast products to used disc drives the site has it all. Simply subscribe to recieve the daily email containing updates and additions to broadcast equipment on the site. If you are looking for broadcast news or news about new pro video or broadcast gear then KitPlus is the right place for you.
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