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.
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.
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.
Slomo.tv will showcase the Super Slo-mo bundle, a so-called cost-effective slow motion replay system combining a video server with Panasonic’s AK-HC5000 4X SuperMotion camera.
New from Grass Valley is the LDX 82 series of HD cameras. Based on the Xensium-FT CMOS image sensor, the series includes four upgradable models from the entry level Flex for 720P or 1080i production up to the WorldCam for 1080P production in the challenging lighting conditions often found in sporting events.
Grass Valley is exhibiting new cameras and a new production switcher line at the 2017 NAB Show that help content creators create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed.
Hitachi Kokusai has announced the Z-HD5500 HDTV studio and field production camera. The new camera cost-effectively addresses the challenges of shooting in studios and venues with low-cost or varying-frequency LED lighting.
Luxli showed at NAB its Viola five-inch Multi-Color On-Camera LED Light, a fixture that can be controlled by iOS devices.
Glidecam has announced the Tru-Horizon camera head that allows movement from low to high and back again in a single fluid shot.
Rotolight has announced the AEOS, a new bi-color, location LED light with an ultra-thin design weighing about three pounds and only .39 inches thick.
At the 2017 NAB show, BB&S Lighting introduced fit-anywhere, four and eight-inch long LED pipes to join the company’s Pipeline family of professional lighting.