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The Grass Valley LDX 100 can be configured in a number of ways, including as a high-speed, native UHD camera for sports replays.

Cameras Galore At Virtual IBC 2020September 23rd 2020 - 09:00 AM

In terms of new broadcast cameras, if the recent virtual IBC convention is any indication of how the industry is supporting broadcast and TV studio customers, buyer confusion reigns supreme. Gone are the days of one-camera-fits-all applications.

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WAFF producer Kathryn Rickmeyer prepares a news conference stream to go live on WAFF 48’s Facebook page and OTT platforms.

Remote Reporting Gets Alabama’s WAFF Through Trying TimesApril 20th 2020 - 11:00 AM

Reporters for WAFF-TV, the NBC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, have seen their share of weather disasters and learned to adapt to working from home for short periods of time. It goes with covering the territory. The current pandemic situation, however, is another story all together. It’s a story that, with each week, brings mental fatigue but also a can-do spirit to help the local community get through the crisis.

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Photo by Matteo Bernardis.

Trust The StoryOctober 4th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Back in the mid 1970s, when I was starting out in the video business, television engineers told me the U-Matic tape format was not good enough for broadcast. Within a few years the 3/4-inch cassette transformed TV, creating the ENG revolution. Not much has changed since in attitudes.

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NEP’s SSCBS mobile production unit is HDR capable, but hasn

HDR In Live Production Slow To Take Off In The U.S.August 21st 2019 - 08:00 AM

Following a rash of 4K UHD products that hit the market two years ago, cameras with high dynamic range (HDR) capability also began to emerge as a less costly alternative to improving signal quality. Indeed, HDR had a strong showing at the 2017 CES, with different TV manufacturers pledging support for Dolby Vision (PQ) and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) systems in addition to the baseline HDR10 standard.

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An ancient B&W 4:3 CRT TV was the modern

TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment?March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”

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The VariCam LT used for live eSports broadcast at Fremont Studios.

Fremont Studios Buys VariCam LT 4K Camcorders with CineLive for Mobile/Studio ProductionAugust 21st 2018 - 01:00 PM

Fremont Studios, Seattle, has purchased four VariCam LT 4K camcorders for diverse mobile and studio projects. Offering an upgraded shading mode, as well as tally and return video management, the VariCam LT with CineLive is set up for live and “near live” multi-cam use for events, television shows, corporate productions and concerts.

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GSU media center, CMII, to use Panasonic EVA1 (image) and Varicam LT cinema cameras.

Georgia State U Equipped with VariCam LT and AU-EVA1 Cameras and MoreOctober 30th 2017 - 12:00 PM

Georgia State University (GSU) opened the school’s $22.5 million, world-class media center, the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) on October 19. Panasonic will play an integral role in CMII through the provision of a broad array of professional video and display equipment, and through the company’s sponsorship of a marquee seminar series, “Bursts of Excellence,” featuring the filmmaking industry’s top above-and-below-the-line talent.

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What is image resolution?

Bruce’s Shorts | 4.12 - How Many Pixels in Your Resolution?March 29th 2017 - 12:00 PM

In this episode of Bruce’s Shorts, Bruce Devlin raises the question “What does the word resolution actually mean and why do people get confused?”.

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