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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…

Closed Caption Converter, a free web-based caption converter tool

Closed Caption Converter, a free web-based caption converter tool

Available as a free web tool or a paid desktop version, Closed Caption Converter is the most advanced conversion tool available for free online, says its author, Nathaniel Deshpand. Closed…

AJA Video Systems releases KUMO 1616-12G Compact 12G-SDI Router

AJA Video Systems releases KUMO 1616-12G Compact 12G-SDI Router

The KUMO family of routers expands with a new member, the KUMO 1616-12G Compact 12G-SDI Router, now available for $2495. The new KUMO 1616-12G offers, according to…

Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink cards

Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink cards

To meet its growing adoption in live broadcast and virtual production workflows, Unreal Engine now supports Blackmagic Design DeckLink products and SDK. Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.21 now supports…

JVC reveals affordable 31-inch UHD/4K DT-U series professional monitors

JVC reveals affordable 31-inch UHD/4K DT-U series professional monitors

With a series of features, including a new zero latency image processing mode, ideal for lip sync monitoring, the first of the new monitors from JVC Professional Video will be…

Teradek and Singular show dynamic graphic overlays at NAB New York

Teradek and Singular show dynamic graphic overlays at NAB New York

Creating interactive live graphics quickly and easily is the promise coming from Teradek and Singular. Teradek is demonstrating the result of their association at NAB New York. Teradek brings dynamic…

Canon’s new broadcast camcorder: the XF-HEVC capable XF705

Canon’s new broadcast camcorder: the XF-HEVC capable XF705

With the new XF705 camcorder, which offers 4K UHD 60P 4:2:2 10-bit recording to SD cards, Canon has one goal: revolutionise broadcast workflows, through the use of…