From an 8K switcher to a new 4.6K camera, you could hardly get through the packed Blackmagic Design exhibit to see its most talked about excitement, the new DaVinci Resolve 16.
Timeline is supplying technical broadcast facilities for BBC’s Blue Planet Live. Broadcasting live from three different locations across the planet: Baja, Mexico; the Bahamas; and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
At the 2019 NAB Show, Sony is promoting a world where ENG crews in the field operate as an extension of the newsroom with its Ci and XDCAM Air cloud-based content acquisition and processing platforms. That means news directors can look into and retrieve video files as they are being acquired, with the ability to get news on-air (and online) faster than ever before.
When a company markets two products that seem similar, both targeting much the same task, but one costs significantly less, it’s reasonable to assume the less expensive product will offer significantly fewer features.
RED Digital Cinema has started the year by launching a new rental-only, large-format camera, plus additional features for the existing DSMC2 range. The Ranger was shown in China and the US before making its European debut at the BSC expo in London at the beginning of February, while high-end inputs and outputs, among other accessories, have been added to the Monstro, Gemini and Dragon-X.
Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”