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Continuing to enable broadcasters and production companies to adopt Ultra HD (UHD) at their own preferred pace, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the CU-HD1300F-S1 HDTV camera control unit with 4K, 12G-SDI output. Transforming 1080p to Ultra HD with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR), the new CCU will be showcased alongside other HITACHI unveilings in booth C4309 at the upcoming NAB2018 (April 9-12, Las Vegas). The company also announced an optional firmware upgrade for its SK-UHD4000 4K Ultra HD camera system to enhance simultaneous HDR and Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) acquisition. New optional 12Gbps SDI output capabilities for the accompanying CU-HD4000 CCU have also been added to its existing quad-link SDI interface.
The media industry is taking a major leap towards an IP-centric future as growing market demand converges with rapid acceleration in standards, protocol and interoperability. Sony’s broadcast customers are increasingly embracing IP for its proven ability to deliver quality live HD and 4K video, audio and synchronisation signals through a single network cable and have identified IP Live Production Infrastructure in their top areas of commercial importance for the coming years.
Until now, the volume of raw data transmission required for 4K/UHD production has made wireless cameras largely impractical for live sport, event, and news applications. However, cameras equipped with DTC’s AEON-TX can now transmit 4K UHD video formats up to and including 2160p60 by taking advantage of the extremely efficient encoding technology built into the AEON-TX.
DTC Vice President, Broadcast Sales, JP Delport said, “AEON-TX is hugely cost effective because it substantially reduces bandwidth costs without compromising quality. It opens up new vistas for ultra-high resolution production.”
In September 2017 BBC Studioworks, a commercial subsidiary of the BBC, reopened its studio and post production facility at the world famous Television Centre, incorporating some of the most state-of-the-art technologies in the UK studio industry. The three studios as well as the facility’s edit suites have already played host to programming for a range of broadcasters and production companies.
CTV Outside Broadcast, a subsidiary of Euro Media Group (EMG), recently completed the refurbishment and technical upgrade of three of its large flagship OB units to Ultra-HD, featuring Axon Synapse 4K signal processing, infrastructure, control and monitoring as standard.
A history of excellent customer experience and trust in the Sony brand. The announcement at Cine Gear 2017 that Sony was planning to introduce a new full frame camera to the market was enough for camera rental service ‘Ludwig Kameraverleih GmbH’ to order two new VENICE cameras, but even before they knew what was fully on offer. There and then Ludwig Kameraverleih Gmbh signed up to purchase whatever was to be revealed, and they’re really pleased they did, now being the first to receive their VENICE cameras in Europe.
Italian production company BetaMedia delivers a range of television programming for clients including Endemol, Infront, and OBS, among others, with credits spanning “Big Brother Italy,” “Master Chef,” the Alpine Skiing World Cup, Olympics and Serie A Football Championship. The company recently joined forces with DBW to develop one of Italy’s first IP-based 4K HDR Outside Broadcast (OB) vans, the Esterna 14. To blend incoming and outgoing signals for 4K/UltraHD HDR, HD HDR and HD SDR broadcasts, BetaMedia recently invested in 24 AJA FS-HDR converters for real-time HDR and WCG conversion.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that Derby County Football Club (DCFC) has invested in a multi camera live production workflow featuring the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Micro Studio Camera 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K.
Piecing together the right combination of equipment for a mobile production truck is challenging, but establishing a workflow for a 4K/UltraHD HDR truck is a whole new ball game, one that Mobile TV Group’s (MTVG) Peter Wehner excels at. As Director of Engineering, Wehner is one of the architects behind MTVG’s 30 mobile production units, which service more than 4,000 sporting and entertainment productions a year for CBS, CNBC, Fox and DIRECTV, among others. Working alongside MTVG CEO Philip Garvin, Wehner helped build out MTVG’s 53’ 4K HDR Double Expando – the first mobile production unit to deliver a live 4K/UltraHD HDR telecast in the U.S. The mobile unit houses 14 AJA FS-HDRs for real time HDR conversion and 4K/UltraHD/HD frame synchronization as well as 12 AJA FS1-Xs and 12 AJA UDCs for HD up, down, cross-conversion and frame-synching.
ES Broadcast Hire, which is home to one of Europe’s largest 4K rental fleets, has taken delivery of another wave of new UHD lenses from Canon UK. The 20 Canon CJ12ex4.3B IRSE S/IASE S lenses, 10 Canon UHD DIGISUPER 90 (UJ90X9B) lenses and 20 CJ20ex7.8B lenses ES Broadcast Hire has purchased will boost its already extensive inventory of Canon kit.
LiveU is providing 4K HEVC live video coverage for the first time at a major event at next week’s Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. LiveU will support global broadcasters from over 40 countries with a record number of bonded cellular units and a dedicated team on the ground throughout the duration of the games.
Blackmagic Design today announced the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, the world’s most advanced high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60 switcher with 20 inputs, 4 M/Es and a massive 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers. In addition, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K features 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engines with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each input and much more. The ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K is available now for only US$5,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
Sony’s much-anticipated VENICE, its next-generation CineAlta motion picture camera, begins shipping to customers in February. As previously announced, version 1.0 features in VENICE will include support for Full-Frame 24x36mm recording. Now, continuing its approach of incorporating customer feedback into the camera’s development, Sony is announcing several new capabilities including a “Dual Base ISO” mode. With 15+ stops of exposure latitude, VENICE will support an additional High Base ISO of 2500 utilising the sensor’s unique physical attributes. This takes advantage of Sony's unique sensor for superb low light performance with exceptional dynamic range - from 6 stops over to 9 stops under 18% middle gray.
At the BSC Expo in London, ARRI today unveils a complete large-format system that meets and exceeds modern production requirements, delivering unprecedented creative freedom. Based on a large-format 4K version of the ALEXA sensor, the system comprises the ALEXA LF camera, ARRI Signature Prime lenses, LPL lens mount, and PL-to-LPL adapter. It is also compatible with existing lenses, accessories, and workflows.
Blackmagic Design announced Blackmagic URSA Broadcast, a new high end, professional broadcast camera designed for both studio programming and live production. URSA Broadcast works with existing B4 broadcast HD lenses, can be used for both HD and Ultra HD production, features a 4K sensor, extended video dynamic range, traditional external controls and buttons, built in optical ND filters, dual CFast and dual SD card recorders, and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast is available now for only US$3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.