Why RAW? What’s the Deal? October 18th 2018 - 04:00 PM

The announcement by Blackmagic of their new RAW camera file format reminds us that there is choice to record RAW versus regular video with digital cinematography cameras. What is RAW, what are the pros and cons, and why should cinematographers capture RAW files rather than conventional video? At a first

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Broadcast For IT - Part 17 - Compression Formats August 6th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The bewildering number of video and audio compression formats available is difficult for those new to the industry to come to terms with. For broadcast engineers and IT engineers to work effectively together, IT engineers must understand the formats used, the legacy systems still in place, and the reasoning behind

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Broadcast For IT - Part 16 - Video Compression July 30th 2018 - 01:00 PM

To deliver efficient media solutions IT engineers must be able to communicate effectively with broadcast engineers. In this series of articles, we present the most important topics in broadcasting that IT engineers must understand. Here, we look at compression, why, and how we use it.

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AJA Ships KONA HDMI, KONA 1 and Io IP: Updates Desktop Software July 23rd 2018 - 11:00 AM

AJA Video Systems has released the Kona HDMI multi-channel HD/single-channel UltraHD HDMI capture card; Kona 1 3G-SDI capture/playback card; and the Io IP Thunderbolt-3 equipped video and audio I/O device. Simultaneously, AJA delivered Desktop Software v14.2, which introduces support for Kona HDMI and Kona 1; 10GigE support for 2K

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Blackmagic Releases eGPU for MacBookPro July 13th 2018 - 11:01 AM

Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic eGPU, a high performance graphics processor for pro creative software such as DaVinci Resolve, 3D games and VR. The eGPU was designed in collaboration with Apple and includes a built-in Radeon Pro 850. The eGPU makes an ideal partner to the newly updated MacBookPro laptops,

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Extron Introduces IN1804 Series of 4K Seamless Scaling Switchers June 8th 2018 - 12:05 PM

Extron Electronics has introduced a new series of compact four-input scalers that provide video scaling, switching and integration features. The IN1804 Series supports HDMI 2.0b data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporate the Extron-exclusive Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and 30-bit internal video processing to ensure the highest

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