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Sony FDR-AX43/B: a new camcorder for content creators and vloggers

Sony FDR-AX43/B: a new camcorder for content creators and vloggers

Featuring advanced image stabilization technology, the new Sony FDR-AX43/B compact 4K Handycam camcorder offers content creators and vloggers footage that will stand the test of time. If you…

Canon EOS RP battery grip solution for over 6x duration

Canon EOS RP battery grip solution for over 6x duration

Ever since Canon added the previously missing ≈23.976p (aka “23.98p”) framerate in 1080p via a free firmware update, many users declared the “Rich Port” camcorder “perfect” except for…

Canon EOS RP full-frame camcorder US$999 Rich Port observations

Canon EOS RP full-frame camcorder US$999 Rich Port observations

The unusual name of the Canon EOS RP mirrorless hybrid camera reminds me of the English translation of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico: Rich Port. (The model is indeed EOS…

VidiMo: live video production solution with a smartphone and a video camera

VidiMo: live video production solution with a smartphone and a video camera

VidiMo, or Video director on Mobile, enables anyone to become a social media video star, able to produce live video content with a smartphone and a video camera. Streaming solutions…

11 old camcorders go out, 11 JVC GY HC900 broadcast camcorders go in

11 old camcorders go out, 11 JVC GY HC900 broadcast camcorders go in

Aware of the benefits of JVC’s new CONNECTED CAM line of camcorders, which includes the GY-HC900, GY-HC500 and GY-HC550, KUSI opted for GY HC900, considered…

Big South Conference uses 36 JVC ProHD GY-HM850 packages for streaming sports

Big South Conference uses 36 JVC ProHD GY-HM850 packages for streaming sports

Big South Conference, an NCAA Division 1 collegiate athletic conference, has standardized on ProHD GY-HM850 shoulder-mount camcorders to provide multi-camera coverage of sports. JVC Professional Video, a…

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…

Sony HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders to offer Simple Live Streaming

Sony HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders to offer Simple Live Streaming

Stream live footage directly to major online platforms with easy set-up using Simple Live Streaming, an essential tool to connect with audiences using Wi-Fi. The new option will…

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…

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

I am very excited to share that JVC’s new 1-inch type sensor GY-HC500 and HC550 cameras now break the 10-bit barrier, not only with inboard 10…

Product Review: Genustech ScriptShade™ Mattebox

Product Review: Genustech ScriptShade™ Mattebox

I first saw a prototype of the ScriptShade at the Genustech booth at NAB this year and was immediately impressed with the concept! Being already familiar with Genustech hardware from…

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

When I first covered the Canon EOS M50 in Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K vs competition: Canon, JVC, Panasonic and Sony (link ahead) in April 2018, all available published information…

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Many video producers are strongly considering the new Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema 4K camcorder, which I have covered in past articles. Many of them are trying to pick lenses for it…

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…

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

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