NAB 2019

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…

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

At NAB 2019, I asked the lead programmers at FiLMiC Pro whether the VFR (variable frame rate) recording situation remained the same, in order to help you —our reader— to…

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…

RED and NVIDIA: real-time 8K video editing and color grading now!

RED and NVIDIA: real-time 8K video editing and color grading now!

The new generation of graphics cards has enough power to allow real-time playback, edit and color grade of 8K footage, making it easier for filmmakers to use even higher…

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…

Datavideo announced NVS-33 H.264 streaming encoder/recorder

Datavideo announced NVS-33 H.264 streaming encoder/recorder

At NAB 2019, Datavideo announced the NVS-33, an H.264 standalone streaming encoder and recorder. The NVS-33 has HD-SDI and HDMI inputs for video as well as…

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…

VR and 360: more than 30 immersive experiences at Tribeca Film Festival

VR and 360: more than 30 immersive experiences at Tribeca Film Festival

The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival will celebrate excellence in branded storytelling through its Tribeca X Award, this year expanding to 4 categories: best feature film, short film, episodic, and…

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…

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…