When Long Hollow Baptist Church, in Hendersonville, Tenn., wanted to upgrade its production and display capabilities to HD and, eventually, 4K, it sought the help of Panasonic.
At the recent NAB Show NY conference, Panasonic unveiled a new shoulder-mount 4K UHD/HDR camcorder with an 11MP image sensor and support for interchangeable B4 mount lenses.
The University of Salford’s School of Arts and Media has invested in VariCam, Lumix and EVA1 cameras for students to work on its BA (Hons) Film Production undergraduate course.
Back in the mid 1970s, when I was starting out in the video business, television engineers told me the U-Matic tape format was not good enough for broadcast. Within a few years the 3/4-inch cassette transformed TV, creating the ENG revolution. Not much has changed since in attitudes.
The broadcast industry is mired in a state of resolution confusion. HD is the format du jour, 4K UHD is emerging quickly and proponents of 8K refuse to stay quiet. For a broadcast engineer, it’s enough to make your head spin.
KUSI, an independent television station owned by McKinnon Broadcasting that serves San Diego, has purchased 11 JVC GY‑HC900 2/3-inch broadcast camcorders for ENG and EFP projects. The new cameras are used to help produce 65 hours of news content per week.