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Sony and CenturyLink Join Forces to Conduct SMPTE 2110 IP Live Transmission across Las Vegas Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony and CenturyLink Join Forces to Conduct SMPTE 2110 IP Live Transmission across Las Vegas
Sony and CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) are collaborating at NAB Show 2019 to complete a remote production between two different locations in Las Vegas. With the HyperX eSports Arena in the Luxor hotel as the remote operations base, Sony and CenturyLink will produce a live feed remotely from the eSports Arena’s gaming tournaments. Using a remote production workflow built around Sony’s portfolio of IP-based products, coupled with Sony’s new Live Element Orchestrator system orchestration solution, resources will be coordinated intelligently and shared between the two environments.
Tags: Sony | NAB | CenturyLink | Live Element Orchestrator | XVS-7000 | XVS-8000 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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At NAB 2019, Sony unveils products, solutions and workflows Powering Today, Transforming Tomorrow Posted: 09/04/2019
At NAB 2019, Sony unveils products, solutions and workflows and lsquo;Powering Today, Transforming Tomorrow and rsquo;
At NAB 2019, Sony is showcasing its latest solutions which offer further creative options and greater flexibility to enable new and existing broadcast and media customers to future-proof their businesses and bring their visions to life. From content creation and cinematography to live production, from IP solution to Intelligent Media Services, Sony is championing the latest technology & services to support professionals to power today and transform tomorrow.
Tags: Sony | NAB | Crystal LED display system | Intelligent Media Services | Ci Media Cloud | Crispin Automation | Media Backbone NavigatorX | XDCAM air | Media Backbone Hive | Virtual Production | HDC-5500 | HDCU-5500 | Live Element Orchestrator | SDI-IP Converter Boards | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony launches new high-quality wireless microphone systems supporting Multi Interface Shoe with Digital Audio Interface and advanced XDCAM camcorder integration Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony launches new high-quality wireless microphone systems supporting Multi Interface Shoe with Digital Audio Interface and advanced XDCAM camcorder integration
At NAB 2019, Sony has announced a new addition to its UWP-D series wireless microphone systems, offering superior sound quality by supporting Multi Interface Shoe™ (MI shoe) and with a newly added Digital Audio Interface. The new UWP-D series enables direct digital audio recording and delivers high sound quality with low noise by skipping the D/A and A/D process in combination with a new SMAD-P5 MI shoe adaptor and Sony’s XDCAM camcorders PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190. The new UWP-D also achieves advanced integration with the camcorders and can show audio information on the viewfinder for enhanced usability in the field.
Tags: Sony | NAB | UWP-D series wireless microphone systems | PXW-Z280 | PXW-Z190 | UWP-D21 | URX-P40 | UTX-B40 | UTX-M40 | UWP-D22 | UWP-D26 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony enhances FS7 and FS7 II camcorders with ENG-style build-up kit and B4 lens to E-mount adapter ready for news production Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony enhances FS7 and FS7 II camcorders with ENG-style build-up kit and B4 lens to E-mount adapter and ndash; ready for news production
At NAB, Sony is further optimising its popular PXW-FS7 and PXW-FS7 II XDCAM camcorders for news gathering thanks to the introduction of a new ENG-style build-up kit and a B4 lens to E-mount adapter. The build-up kit, CBK-FS7BK, enables extended shoulder mount usage, making the camcorders ideal for further applications from news production, interviews, documentaries and reality television shooting. Combined with the LA-EB1, a new lens mount adapter, both E-mount and B4 lens assets can be used on either an FS7 or FS7 II, allowing users to capture images with deep and shallow Depth of Field (DoF) – all with a single camera.
Tags: Sony | NAB | PXW-FS7 | PXW-FS7 II | CBK-FS7BK | LA-EB1 | XDCA-FS7 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony launches its first IP 4K pan-tilt-zoom camera, BRC-X400, with NDI capability Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony launches its first IP 4K pan-tilt-zoom camera, BRC-X400, with NDI and reg;  capability
At NAB, Sony is announcing the latest addition to its 4K pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera range, the BRC-X400. Ideal for cost-effective content creation, the compact yet powerful camera is well-suited for a range of broadcast applications from studio to reality TV shows as well as for shooting within large venues, including event halls and houses of worships (HoW).
Tags: Sony | NAB | BRC-X400 | REA-C1000 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony enhances IP Live Production Solutions with Live Element Orchestrator and new SDI-IP Converter Boards Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony enhances IP Live Production Solutions with Live Element Orchestrator and new SDI-IP Converter Boards
At NAB 2019, Sony is introducing Live Element Orchestrator, its first system orchestration solution to increase the performance and utilisation of resources, as well as to reduce the system downtime, further improving productivity in content production. Sony is also launching two new SDI-IP converter boards, the NXLK-IP50Y and NXLK-IP51Y, offering support for SMPTE ST 2110 standards with HDR compatibility and the latter, also supporting 12G-SDI. This announcement highlights Sony's continued commitment to actively investing in IP-based solutions and enabling greater efficiency, flexibility and interoperability to empower broadcasters to live their vision.
Tags: Sony | NAB | Live Element Orchestrator | NXLK-IP50Y | NXLK-IP51Y | HDCU-4300 | HKCU-4001 | HDCU-5500 | HDCU-3500 | HDCU-3170 | HDCU-3100 | IP Live System Manager | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony enhances 4K HDR live production workflows with new system camera Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony enhances 4K HDR live production workflows with new system camera
At NAB 2019, Sony is introducing the latest addition to its HDC family of 4K live camera systems: the HDC-5500, a new multi-format live camera capable of direct 4K signal output in 12G-SDI. It has the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K global shutter with three CMOS sensors that ensure superb image quality in HD, 4K and HDR live production. Furthermore, optional software will be available, offering high frame rates up to 4K 2x and HD 8x.*
Tags: Sony | NAB | HDC-5500 | HDCU-5500 | HZC-HFR50 | HZCU-UHD35 | HKCU-SFP50 | HKC-WL50 | HDCU-2500/3100 | HDC-P50 | HZC-UHD50P | HZC-HFR50P | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony launches entry-level HD palm-sized camcorder with Fast Hybrid Auto Focus for everyone who needs professional quality content acquisition Posted: 09/04/2019
Sony launches entry-level HD palm-sized camcorder with Fast Hybrid Auto Focus for everyone who needs professional quality content acquisition
At NAB 2019, Sony announces the latest addition to its line-up of cost-effective handheld camcorders, which allow all content creatives to shoot wherever and however they want. The new HXR-MC88 is well-suited for content creation in any organisation, from schools to offices, while offering high picture quality with straightforward operation.
Tags: Sony | HXR-MC88 | NAB | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Kanal D Romania selects Sony to boost its news production capabilities Posted: 05/04/2019
Kanal D Romania selects Sony to boost its news production capabilities
Kanal D, a nationwide television channel in Romania, has announced the acquisition of 33 Sony PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190 professional 4K handheld camcorders in a bid to further bolster its wireless news production capabilities. The new state-of-the-art camcorders have been acquired through accredited supplier Romanian SPSS RomTek Electronics and highlight Kanal D’s ongoing commitment to creating high-quality and engaging news content.
Tags: Sony | PXW-Z280 | PXW-Z190 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Videe has selected the Sony PXW-Z190 to film Celebrity Survivor at Cayos Cochinos Posted: 05/04/2019
Videe has selected Sony and rsquo;s PXW-Z190 to film Italy and rsquo;s Celebrity Survivor at Cayos Cochinos
Videe, an Italian company with over 30 years of heritage in offering worldwide broadcast and events solutions, has acquired 16 of Sony’s PXW-Z190 professional 4K handheld camcorders to film the popular survival reality TV show, Isola dei Famosi, known internationally as Celebrity Survivor. The show itself was filmed in the challenging conditions of Cayos Cochinos – two remote islands in the Caribbean Sea off Honduras. Videe chose the state-of-the-art PXW-Z190 camcorder, following numerous technical tests, to enable it to continue creating high-quality 4K live productions even when competing with heat, sand and salt in the environment.
Tags: Sony | Videe | PXW-Z190 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Catalonian public broadcaster chooses Sony to upgrade its HD HDR capabilities Posted: 28/03/2019
Catalonian public broadcaster chooses Sony to upgrade its HD HDR capabilities
The Catalonian public broadcaster Catalan Audiovisual Media Corporation (Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals or CCMA), has announced the acquisition of eight Sony HDC-4300 4K/HD system cameras. This is part of a bigger renovation project to enable one of its Audiovisual Production Centre studios to produce high-quality content in HD/HDR for Catalonia’s main TV network, TV3. This investment demonstrates CCMA’s commitment to supporting the Catalan language and culture while futureproofing its broadcast capabilities.
Tags: Sony | TV3 | HDC-4300
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Sony at NAB 2019: Powering today, transforming tomorrow Posted: 07/03/2019
Sony at NAB 2019: Powering today, transforming tomorrow
Sony will return to NAB 2019 to unveil its latest portfolio of products, services and solutions designed to empower and future-proof the success of broadcast and media customers in today’s competitive landscape – on stand C11001 from 8th to 11th April.
Tags: NAB | Sony | Sony Professional | Preview | Press Conference | Sony Press Conference | IP | News | Content | Broadcast | Workflows | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sony VENICE used to capture latest Keira Knightley feature, Official Secrets Posted: 12/02/2019
Sony VENICE used to capture latest Keira Knightley feature, and lsquo;Official Secrets and rsquo;

Sony’s next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE ,has been used for principal photography on a new political thriller ‘Official Secrets’, directed by Gavin Hood, and produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, and Melissa Zuo. Entertainment One (eOne) produced and financed the film, with Screen Yorkshire and Zuo’s company GS Media. Boasting an impressive cast including Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Matt Smith, and captured by cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC, the feature made its debut at Sundance Film Festival. It is scheduled for distribution later in 2019 through eOne across its territories. Sierra/Affinity represents all other international territories outside the US.

Tags: Sony | Sony Professional Europe | Florian Hoffmeister | Official Secrets | VENICE
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Sony VENICE High Frame Rate will come up to 4K 120fps Posted: 31/01/2019
Sony VENICE High Frame Rate will come up to 4K 120fps

Sony will be upgrading the capabilities of its next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE, by introducing High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting, advanced remote-control functionalities and Cooke/i3 and Zeiss extended metadata support, as part of its latest firmware update. Following the recent release of VENICE’s firmware Version 3.0 and the upcoming launch of its Extension System (CBK-3610XS), which was developed in collaboration with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and is currently being used to shoot the AVATAR sequels, the latest upgrade will offer filmmakers even greater creative freedom, flexibility and choice.

Tags: Sony | VENICE | BSC | firmware upgrade
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Sony returns to BSC Expo 2019 with new stand design highlighting latest CineAlta line-up Posted: 29/01/2019
Sony returns to BSC Expo 2019 with new stand design highlighting latest CineAlta line-up
Sony is returning to BSC Expo 2019 at Battersea Evolution, London, to showcase its new CineAlta stand design. Offering an authentic shooting set up, the stand presents Sony’s latest solutions and CineAlta line-up, including its next-generation motion picture system, VENICE.
Tags: VENICE | Sony | BSC | BSC Expo | Battersea | CineAlta
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