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Panasonic AJ-CX4000GJ, a broadcast shoulder mount 4K camera recorder

Panasonic AJ-CX4000GJ, a broadcast shoulder mount 4K camera recorder

Able to record high quality images supporting 4K and HDR with high-efficiency 10-bit HEVC CODEC the new Panasonic AJ-CX4000GJ will be launched in December 2019. See it…

Canon CJ15ex4.3B: first 4K broadcast portable lens to use ASC

Canon CJ15ex4.3B: first 4K broadcast portable lens to use ASC

Canon announces the CJ15ex4.3B, a 4K broadcast portable zoom lens with class-leading magnification and wide-angle focal length. The lens, the first of this type to use ASC…

Panasonic AW-HE42 PTZ for recording or live streaming is now available

Panasonic AW-HE42 PTZ for recording or live streaming is now available

With advances in lensing, stabilization and interfacing, the new Panasonic AW-HE42 camera is ideal for anything from recording and broadcast of lectures, to live streaming at concerts and other…

RT Software uses AJA solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout in broadcast

RT Software uses AJA solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout in broadcast

Dynamic, interactive graphics are now an essential part of many broadcast and sports productions, so RT Software standardized on AJA I/O solutions for fast, reliable graphics playout. As Augmented…

AJA ships KUMO 3232-12G compact router for emerging 8K workflows

AJA ships KUMO 3232-12G compact router for emerging 8K workflows

Designed for use in broadcast, production and ProAV environments, the KUMO 3232-12G is AJA’s compact router solution for flexible and cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing. The KUMO is…

JVC GY-HM250: the first professional camcorder with Facebook Live

JVC GY-HM250: the first professional camcorder with Facebook Live

The JVC GY-HM250 4KCAM is the first fully integrated Facebook Live professional camcorder, thanks to a new free upgrade released by JVC Professional Video. Allowing for live broadcasts up…

New release of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine supports Maxon’s Cinema 4D

New release of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine supports Maxon’s Cinema 4D

Support for Maxon’s Cinema 4D in the next version of Ureal Engine, from Epic Games, opens up new potential for high-end creative workflows and a more seamless content…

10 Years Ago: The Analog Shutoff

10 Years Ago: The Analog Shutoff

June 12, 2009 was the last day of full-power over-the-air analog broadcasting in the USA. Well, mostly: the original shutoff date was supposed to be February 17…

AI in broadcasting: optimizing production and distribution of content

AI in broadcasting: optimizing production and distribution of content

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for broadcasting applications has moved past in-lab research demonstrations and theoretical constructs, and solutions are being used in real-world broadcasts. The use…

Harvard University Athletics uses AJA gear for multimedia production

Harvard University Athletics uses AJA gear for multimedia production

Harvard University Athletics relies on AJA HELO, U-TAP and Ki Pro Ultra for streaming collegiate sports broadcasts to ESPN+, regional outfit NESN and the Ivy League’s international…

Panasonic AK-UC4000 approved for Netflix content production

Panasonic AK-UC4000 approved for Netflix content production

Panasonic’s AK-UC4000 4K/HD HDR received recently a new firmware update that includes V-Log output, making it fully compatible with the workflow of the VariCam LT and…

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…

Marshall Electronics: three new cameras and two monitors at NAB 2019

Marshall Electronics: three new cameras and two monitors at NAB 2019

A new ultra high-speed camera designed for use in broadcast, live sports and any other fast paced or slow-motion applications, the Marshall CV506-H12 is one of the…

AJA KONA 5 cards integrated into Mistika Ultima Systems for 8K production

AJA KONA 5 cards integrated into Mistika Ultima Systems for 8K production

AJA’s 12G-SDI audio and video I/O cards streamline 8K capture and playout with Mistika Ultima 8K Systems,  providing a simplified and optimized 8K production solution. Already deployed…

JPEG XS standard for video streaming will be introduced at CES 2019

JPEG XS standard for video streaming will be introduced at CES 2019

With 8K on the horizon, new ways to manage more and better pixels are crucial: JPEG XS high resolution video can be carried over existing bandwidth, with lossless quality and…