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Zylight Zooms the Lighting Industry at NAB

Zylight Zooms the Lighting Industry at NAB

The LED lighting solutions company, Zylight, introduced its improved F8 LED Fresnel at the 2014 NAB show. While this product was originally introduced in 2013, the improved version delivers a light output of a 1000-watt Fresnel while possessing the ability to collapse into a less-than-four-inch transportable piece.Read more...

Trans-Lux Transforms Display Technology

Trans-Lux Transforms Display Technology

Trans-Lux Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of video displays and lighting solutions, released the company's new TL Vision 2mm HD LED Large Screen Display with 4K capability at the 2014 NAB Show.Read more...

New Recorders Available From Sound Devices

New Recorders Available From Sound Devices

Sound Devices, introduced their new PIX recorders at the 2014 NAB Show in early April, including both PIX 270i as well as PIX 250i. These two new recorders replace tape and disc-based video decks to allow for multiple-source video productions.Read more...

Sachtler Releases a New Ace Accessory Lineup at NAB

Sachtler Releases a New Ace Accessory Lineup at NAB

Sachtler announced the release of new Ace camera support gear at 2014 NAB. Ace Accessories includes Ace Base Plate, Ace Follow Focus and Ace Matte Box, which can all be purchased together or separately.Read more...

SpycerBox Spices up Storage

SpycerBox Spices up Storage

The electronics group, Rohde & Schwarz, supplies solutions for professional film, video, broadcast and post-production markets and released its new SpycerBox Cell by Rohde and Schwarz DVS at the 2014 NAB Show.Read more...

Aberdeen LLC Offers a Petabyte of SAN Storage at NAB

Aberdeen LLC Offers a Petabyte of SAN Storage at NAB

Powered by Nexenta's Nexentastor ZFS file system implementation, the Petarack by Aberdeen LLC can be configured under a single Namespace/Volume that isn't limited to its own petabyte of included storage.Read more...

Litepanels Displays New Light Sources at NAB

Litepanels Displays New Light Sources at NAB

A provider of LED lighting for production and broadcast companies, Litepanels has debuted Sola 9 and Inca 9, two new LED Fresnels at the 2014 Nab Show. This new collection of Fresnels is intended to cover broadcast studios, episodic television, and feature film production with full LED solutions, making it much easier for companies to one-stop-shop for their lighting solutions.Read more...

Larson Electronics Introduces Three-Stage 25-Foot Telescoping Light Mast

Larson Electronics Introduces Three-Stage 25-Foot Telescoping Light Mast

Larson Electronics announces its 25-foot telescoping light mast equipped with four, 150-watt LED light fixtures. The LM-25-3S-4X150RT-RB is a fold-over light mast that produces 48,000 lumens of light capable of illuminating 2.5 acres of work space.Read more...

JVC Announces New Models of Professional Blu-ray/Hard Disc Drive Combo Decks

JVC Announces New Models of Professional Blu-ray/Hard Disc Drive Combo Decks

JVC announced its newest models of professional Blu-ray/hard disc drive combo decks in early April during the 2014 NAB show. Without a PC, duplication and disc authoring is a breeze, JVC proclaims, and Blu-ray and DVD creation can occur directly from live video inputs – ideal for the on-the-go videographer and ENG broadcasters.Read more...

JMR Electronics Shows BlueStor at NAB

JMR Electronics Shows BlueStor at NAB

The storage solution company, JMR Electronics, featured its JMR BlueStor Networked Storage System at the 2014 NAB Show. Production and post-production companies that need high-load shared storage solutions to be maintained through Ethernet or Fibre based means are the ideal users of the BlueStor Networked Storage Server.Read more...

New Fujifilm Lens Can Go Wide and Long

New Fujifilm Lens Can Go Wide and Long

HA18x5_5The division of FUJIFILM specializing in optical devices introduced its HA18x5.5 HD zoom at the 2014 NAB Show. Featuring a wide angle to a telephoto span, the zoom offers 5.5mm up to 100mm, ideal for a versatile range of shots and variety.Read more...

FOR-A Shows Off Fujitsu Encoding and Decoding Solutions

FOR-A Shows Off Fujitsu Encoding and Decoding Solutions

Recently added as the North American distributer of Fujitsu's encoding and decoding solutions, FOR-A showed off these new advancements at the 2014 NAB Show.Read more...

DJI's New Phantom and Ronin Announced at NAB

DJI's New Phantom and Ronin Announced at NAB

DJI, announced the release of its new DJI Phantom 2 Vision at the 2014 NAB Show. The new Phantom is the world's first flying camera to capture stabilized footage out of the box. This is an innovation ideal for videographers who need aerial shots without having to worry about that dreaded shaky-cam syndrome.Read more...

axle Video Showcases Storage Updates at NAB

axle Video Showcases Storage Updates at NAB

The media management company, axle Video, announced axle 2014 at the April 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. Promising a much faster performance, axle 2014 is ideal for editors and filmmakers in need of a new and improved method of storing media assets.Read more...

ATTO Technology Shows New Solutions at 2014 NAB

ATTO Technology Shows New Solutions at 2014 NAB

ATTO Technology showcased its newest line of storage and network connectivity solutions at the 2014 NAB Show. The company gave in to demands for higher resolutions, as well as full integration into a company's IT infrastructure, and multiple format solutions to monetize the company's media content and maintain organization.Read more...

Aframe 3.0 Provides the Industry's First Automatic Transcoding Feature

Aframe 3.0 Provides the Industry's First Automatic Transcoding Feature

The newest cloud video platform, Aframe 3.0, was released at the 2014 NAB. Aframe's platform allows video production streamlining by enabling users to securely store their data in the cloud with capabilities to collaborate with anyone in TV, film and corporate video.Read more...

AJA Showcases CION Camera at NAB 2014
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HOAX Films Executive Producer Alexis Nelson to Speak at The World Animation and VFX Summit

HOAX Films Executive Producer Alexis Nelson to Speak at The World Animation and VFX Summit

Alexis Nelson, co-founder and executive producer of HOAX Films will participate in a panel discussion entitled "Creating CG and VFX in Commercials" as part of The World Animation and VFX Summit on November 5.Read more...

Codex to Showcase New Products at IBC 2013

Codex to Showcase New Products at IBC 2013

Codex will demonstrate new products, including Codex Review, Vault 2 and Data Logger One at IBC 2013, September 13th to 17th at the RAI in Amsterdam.Read more...

FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Introduce New 14-35MM Wide-Angle Cabrio Zoom at IBC

FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Introduce New 14-35MM Wide-Angle Cabrio Zoom at IBC

At the 2013 IBC Show, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, will introduce its new Premier PL 14-35mm Cabrio wide-angle lens [ZK2.5x14].Read more...

ZEISS Lens Premieres at IBC Show 2013

ZEISS Lens Premieres at IBC Show 2013

The wide-angle lens Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30/T2.9 is the newest member of the ZEISS zoom family.Read more...

MSE to Introduce MatthewsSLIDER at IBC 2013

MSE to Introduce MatthewsSLIDER at IBC 2013

Matthews Studio Equipment, manufacturer of specialized support for the entertainment industry, will introduce the MatthewsSLIDER™ at IBC 2013 in Amsterdam.Read more...

2013 Cine Gear Expo Technical Award Winners Announced

2013 Cine Gear Expo Technical Award Winners Announced

The 2013 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards are presented to the best debuting products that are unveiled in 2013.Read more...

Atomos' Samurai Blade Takes Center Stage At Cine Gear Expo

Atomos' Samurai Blade Takes Center Stage At Cine Gear Expo

Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will be demonstrating its full range of recorders and converters at Cine Gear Expo 2013 (May 31 – June 1, 2013), The Studios at Paramount Hollywood, Calif.Read more...

AJA Ki Pro Quad Now Shipping

AJA Ki Pro Quad Now Shipping

AJA Video Systems announced at NAB 2013 the immediate availability of its Ki Pro Quad, a new solid-state portable video recorder enabling true 4K camera-to-editorial workflows.Read more...

Editors Embrace Autodesk Smoke Pro Editing Software to Tell Great Stories

Editors Embrace Autodesk Smoke Pro Editing Software to Tell Great Stories

Since Autodesk, Inc. announced the radical redesign of Autodesk Smoke professional video editing software at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB), video editors have enthusiastically embraced uniting editorial and effects together to create compelling stories.Read more...

Schneider Optics unveils True-Streak Filters

Schneider Optics unveils True-Streak Filters

At NAB 2013, among the new products announced by Schneider Optics was the True-Streak™ Filter series, designed to provide dramatic horizontal streak effects emanating from point sources of light.Read more...

Quantel's Pablo Rio Goes Realtime 4K with AJA Corvid Ultra

Quantel's Pablo Rio Goes Realtime 4K with AJA Corvid Ultra

Quantel announced at NAB 2013 that its Pablo Rio high-end color and finishing system supports the AJA® Corvid Ultra video card, facilitating workflows at 4K 60fps and beyond.Read more...

Cooke Optics and Thales Angénieux Announce Collaboration on Compatible Anamorphic Lenses

Cooke Optics and Thales Angénieux Announce Collaboration on Compatible Anamorphic Lenses

Two of the most esteemed names in the content creation industry, Cooke Optics and Thales Angénieux, confirmed at NAB 2013 that their technical teams have worked together to share designs of their respective new anamorphic lenses.Read more...

ProMAX Unveils Platform Studio at NAB 2013

ProMAX Unveils Platform Studio at NAB 2013

ProMAX, a provider of turnkey editorial, shared storage, and asset management solutions, debuted its Platform Studio at NAB 2013.Read more...

Petrol Bags Unveils Audio Carrier for Sound Devices, New Airflow Camera Backpack and More

Petrol Bags Unveils Audio Carrier for Sound Devices, New Airflow Camera Backpack and More

Due to the enormous success of Petrol Bags' sound equipment carriers, the company introduced at 2013 NAB the Deca Large Lightweight Audio Bag (PS617, pictured) that is optimally designed for soundmen who use the Sound Devices 664 mixer, with or without the CL6 Controller.Read more...

OConnor Intro’s O-Box-WM Mattebox Deluxe Package and Tools for Blackmagic and Sony F5/F55

OConnor Intro’s O-Box-WM Mattebox Deluxe Package and Tools for Blackmagic and Sony F5/F55

OConnor displayed many new products at NAB 2013, including additions to their growing range of top-quality camera/lens accessories, as well as famous "OConnor feel" fluid head and tripod systems featuring the 1030D and 1030Ds – both of which offer seamless transitions from heavier to lighter payload camera setups.Read more...

Anton/Bauer Introduces New Charger Series at 2013 NAB Show

Anton/Bauer Introduces New Charger Series at 2013 NAB Show

At the 2013 NAB Show, Anton/Bauer®, a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, debuted its next-generation charging system – the PowerCharger 3000 InterActive® series.Read more...

Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute Launches ASP Camera System to Raise Quality and Lower Cost in 3D Production

Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute Launches ASP Camera System to Raise Quality and Lower Cost in 3D Production

Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), a leader in the development of mobile and fixed broadband communication networks, multimedia systems, image signal and 3D, announced at NAB 2013 the new Automatic Stereo Production (ASP) camera system...Read more...

Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorders Enabling Wireless Digital Content Transfer And Remote Operation

Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorders Enabling Wireless Digital Content Transfer And Remote Operation

Strategically integrating some of Canon’s sophisticated next-generation imaging and wireless technologies, the new XA25 HD and XA20 HD professional camcorders from Canon U.S.A., Inc., provide an impressive combination of professional features and optics in a compact design.Read more...

Canon Inc. Announces Development Of 35mm Cinema Prime Lens

Canon Inc. Announces Development Of 35mm Cinema Prime Lens

Canon Inc., the parent company of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced the development of a 35mm cinema prime lens for large-format single-sensor cameras employing Super 35mm, full-frame 35mm, and APS-C size imagersRead more...