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IBC2019: Blackmagic announces ATEM Mini video mixer (“switcher”)

IBC2019: Blackmagic announces ATEM Mini video mixer (“switcher”)

At IBC 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Blackmagic Design just announced ATEM Mini, a new low cost live video mixer (“switcher”) specifically designed for live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via…

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…

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…

Midtown Video post NAB 2019 live event covers NewTek + LiveU

Midtown Video post NAB 2019 live event covers NewTek + LiveU

Earlier this week, Miami-based leading pro video dealer and rental house, Midtown Video, hosted a live event, in person and on the Internet, for instant global consumption. The 43…

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…

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

Updated article, January 13, 2019. After my second article about the RØDECaster Pro, a series of tweets initiated by Rob Greenlee suggested that the device should contain 5G to…

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…

Restream and Pivo: technology to empower smartphone creators

Restream and Pivo: technology to empower smartphone creators

When Pivo launched on Kickstarter, it was announced that the company behind the product partnered with Restream to make it easier for content creators to stream to multiple platforms. That…

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

At NAB 2018, Datavideo is introducing its NH-100 NightHawk low-light camera, which uses your Android or iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch as a live viewfinder and control, and has…

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Last week in Miami at Midtown Video’s expo, I got to see full presentations on three Panasonic cameras and two LiveU products for live streaming, given by product…

Top Products of 2017 for Video Production

Top Products of 2017 for Video Production

It was not easy narrowing down our selection because there were so many exciting video production products released this year! Many of the products on this year’s Top Products…

Your Old TriCaster is Worth $5,000

Your Old TriCaster is Worth $5,000

Attention TriCaster® Owners! Your Old TriCaster is Worth $5,000 This is your last chance to trade-in even the oldest TriCaster system for the new TriCaster TC1 – End…

Apple & Teradek to support H.265, but can we use it yet?

Apple & Teradek to support H.265, but can we use it yet?

We all want to be able to use H.265 instead of the “old fashioned” H.264 to get higher efficient encoding and compression: the same quality at a lower…