2019 NAB

Our Choice To Turn To Adobe Premiere Rush For NAB 2019 Videos

Our Choice To Turn To Adobe Premiere Rush For NAB 2019 Videos

We stopped by the booths. We saw the gear. We talked to as many industry manufacturers as we could. Then, after the exhibit floor closed, we dived into long edit…

Capturing NAB 2019 With The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Capturing NAB 2019 With The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

NAB 2019 was what we have come to accept, organized chaos. Our team crisscrossed the convention hall floors in search of one-on-one booth interviews, oddball gear, and the…

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

In recent NABs, the back end of Central Hall was filled with LED luminaires from a vast number of companies, all showing various interpretations of “daylight” or &#8220…

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

OK, it’s not something you’ll need every day, but it is cool: a semitransparent OLED monitor, made by striping OLED pixels on a glass substrate with about…

NAB 2019: JVC Connected Cams

NAB 2019: JVC Connected Cams

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…

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019: 8K

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…

NAB 2019: 1974 RCA TK-45As; 1978(?) TH-50A

NAB 2019: 1974 RCA TK-45As; 1978(?) TH-50A

At the north end of the North Hall hallway, the Museum of Broadcast Technology showed off two fine 1974 RCA TK-54A color cameras. New York’s WPIX 11…

NAB 2019: Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences

NAB 2019: Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences

On NAB’s opening Monday I attended a panel discussion on “Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences: Safety, Content and Connectivity”. The title was only slightly overambitious; it was in fact…

NAB 2019: Michael Bergeron on the Move to IP

NAB 2019: Michael Bergeron on the Move to IP

At NAB I talked with Michael Bergeron, Product Manager of Studio Camera Systems at Panasonic, about the move to video over IP, including SMPTE ST 2110, Newtek’s NDI, and…

Random thoughts on NAB 2019, my saddest NAB ever

Random thoughts on NAB 2019, my saddest NAB ever

Was NAB 2019 boring? Maybe. Admittedly I did spend a lot of time upstairs in the South Hall teaching classes for Post|Production World. But after walking the show floor…

NAB 2019: AJA Video Systems Unveils Desktop Software v15.2

NAB 2019: AJA Video Systems Unveils Desktop Software v15.2

At NAB 2019, AJA Video Systems announced Desktop Software v15.2, a free update packed with solid new features and performance enhancements for AJA KONA, Io and T-TAP products…

NAB 2019: AJA HDR Image Analyzer Developed with Colorfront V1.1

NAB 2019: AJA HDR Image Analyzer Developed with Colorfront V1.1

At NAB 2019 AJA showed me their HDR Image Analyzer. Now, this tech is a little bit over my camera operator’s head. So I am sharing what AJA…

NAB 2019: Chrosziel Lens Motor for Fujinon 18-55 and 50-135mm

NAB 2019: Chrosziel Lens Motor for Fujinon 18-55 and 50-135mm

I absolutely suck at a manual zoom moves on any lens/camera combination. When I shoot with cinema style lenses I need an option for a slow push in or…

NAB 2019: AJA Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player

NAB 2019: AJA Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player

At NAB 2019 we stopped by the AJA Booth to talk about their newly announced Ki Pro GO. The Ki Pro GO is a portable multi-channel H.264 recorder…

NAB 2019: P+S Technik TECHNOVISION CLASSIC 1.5X Lenses

NAB 2019: P+S Technik TECHNOVISION CLASSIC 1.5X Lenses

Sometimes, actually, quite often cinematography is about delivering an image with character and art. Lenses can help one achieve a unique look in-camera. P+S Technik has a series…