NAB 2019: JVC Connected Cams

Note the ONLINE button and NETWORK status LED

JVC continues to build out its “Connected Cam” line of camcorders in which streaming is a built-in feature, not an afterthought add-on. The $3600 GY-HC500 is a 1″, 4K/60p camcorder with wired Ethernet built in for streaming and FTP transfer; it’s expected to ship in June. The $5000 GY-HC550 adds dual-band Wi-Fi with MIMO antennas […]

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NAB 2019: 8K

Blackmagic banners at NAB 2019

NAB 2019 marked the point where — without any particular fanfare — 8K television moved from a gee-whiz technology demo to a practical production, post-production, and distribution system. Blackmagic Design’s signage was all about 8K; they showed off 8K recording, switching, terminal gear, and editing — everything, it seems, but cameras. No worries: Ikegami had […]

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