FOR-A was recognised for Live Production Technology Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated Video for Instant Replay. FOR-A was the first manufacturer to release and have put into a practical application, an ultra-high-speed 4K resolution camera with up to 900 frames per second — the FT-ONE, for live sports production.
Over the past decade, video cameras have shrunk. As cameras have gotten smaller, so have the camera support systems used in professional production. Now, there are many substitutes for using a traditional tripod and head on location.
For as long as most of us can remember, alkaline batteries have been the battery of choice in wireless microphones. Good practice was to start each production with a fresh set of batteries to prevent wireless failure. However, the price and environmental costs grew too high and now lithium-ion batteries
Litepanels, a maker of LED lights, and Anton/Bauer, a manufacturer of battery systems, have partnered to release a runtime chart that allows users of Litepanels products to determine how long their lights will operate when paired with Anton/Bauer batteries.
Regulatory issues are key to the deployment of drones and the need for a more uniform set of rules has been acknowledged by regulators in the US and UK. While a more streamlined and relaxed regulatory environment would benefit filmmakers in the US in particular, the driver is undoubtedly Amazon
Drones have revolutionized the way filmmakers approach aerial work today, allowing anyone to get incredible landscape shots without the need for hiring out a helicopter and pilot, which can be expensive. With a multitude of new production techniques available, however, come new challenges in the world of post production.
DJI has timed a raft of announcements for CES including a new aerial mapping app, a limited edition Phantom 4 drone and a prototype ultra-bright monitor developed specifically for outdoor aerial imaging operators.
Industry watchers will be analysing the latest product releases at CES to see where consumer technology is heading. For the broadcast sector, UHD and HDR featured heavily amongst the TV-related releases at CES 2017. Still wary after the failure of 3D to take TV viewing by storm, will UHD prove more