360-degree video is hot. Global 360-degree camera sales are expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 35% through 2020. When will 360-degree news production begin? It’s happening now say some experts.
The new Apple iPhone X is an excellent video camera for news and documentary interviews. But creating a very lightweight package around it can be challenging. I took the challenge and here are the results.
In the five months since The Broadcast Bridge published Frank Beacham’s article discussing Using the iPhone for Professional Video there have been many world events that offered ideal opportunities to cover events with smartphones rather than traditional ENG camcorders. Opportunities where the camera or camera/newscaster would have been f
Apple’s iPhone has been with us for ten years now and the onboard cameras for each generation have gotten incrementally better. Some broadcasters began using iPhones to shoot video for television news several years ago. However, with the latest generation, the image quality has gotten so good that the a
More pixels, more audio channels and increased complexity. Those are some of the challenges facing today’s broadcast and media engineers. In this week’s review of technology briefs, we first examine a prediction of 8K cameras being used for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Then, we conclude the three-part tutorial ser
For their ENG helicopter, Florida TV news station WJXT-TV is using a new B512 Broadcast Series system from Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS), equipped with the Ikegami HDL-F3000 high sensitivity compact two-piece separate optics camera. The ‘copter mounted camera can be remote controlled from the studio, helping to reduce costs.