At the 2017 NAB Show Grass Valley introduced a new camera base station to support live IP operations. The XCU Universe UXF camera base station UXF cradle together support the AIMS roadmap and all IP video formats, including high-speed operation and high dynamic range (HDR), providing the flexibility broadcasters need for their current workflows, for burgeoning IP workflows, and beyond.
TVU Networks new TVU One transmitter for mobile newsgathering supports the H.265/HEVC video compression standard.
Manfrotto has introduced the Nitrotech Video Head, a new head with a nitrogen piston mechanism that guarantees continuous counterbalance.
Litepanels has announced significant upgrades to its professional LED lighting range, boosting the light output of its fixtures while reducing power consumption.
Dejero is previewing its new EnGo Vehicle Mount Kit, demoing the latest enhancements to its Gateway mobile connectivity solution and allying with ExpertFile to counter fake news.
At the 2017 NAB show, Vocas will introduce a wide range of new accessories for specific brands and video cameras models.
Global news organizations like The Associated Press (AP) are always trying to provide clients with up-close-and-personal images to help viewers better experience what’s happening on the ground. With the advent of live video streaming from a cellphone and highly immersive technologies like virtual reality, the electronic newsgathering (ENG) toolkit has grown larger and more complex in how it is used to convey a story.
Fujifilm will introduce a Fujinon 4K-compatible studio lens, the “UA27x6.5B”, at the NAB Show 2017. The 27x zoom is the latest lens in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. The UA Series is the world’s first designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications.
Grass Valley releases two new series of compact cameras. The LDX C82 series for HD production and the LDX C86N Series, a fully self-contained companion to Grass Valley’s native 4K system cameras, to meet a wide range of broadcasters’ camera needs. The new series join the recently upgraded LDX C86 Series to provide a fully comprehensive compact solution to the challenges broadcasters face in HD, 3G, 4K and beyond.