The 2018 NAB Show saw the continued expansion of the Fujinon 4K HDR lens range from the Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm. Prototypes of the company’s latest Premier UA Series of UHD 2/3” lenses, the UA46x9.5B and UA46x13.5B were demonstrated.
Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bristling with technology that helps create content easier, in a highly collaborative way, to spread the expense and manpower.
NiSi Filters has been suppling filters to the photo and cinematography market for over a decade. At the 2018 NAB Show the company launched a range of prime cine lenses for full frame sensors.
Recognizing that 4K UHD production has been slow to be embraced by video production companies and TV stations in the U.S., Canon has announced a new lower-cost UHDgc series of 2/3-inch portable zoom lenses that will be on display at the 2018 NAB Show. The new lenses complement Canon’s existing UHDxs series.
Canon U.S.A. has launch a new addition to the Cinema EOS System: the CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens - a full-manual 20mm Cinema Prime Lens for EF Mount cameras. A popular focal length, the 20mm lens delivers exceptional optical performance in a compact form factor. This new lens will provide users with an option between the exisitng 14mm and 24mm lenses.
Canon has launched UHD-DigiSuper 66, a mid-range telephoto zoom lens for 4K 2/3-inch UHD broadcast cameras. With 4K optical performance, the UHD-DigiSuper 66 has a 66x zoom ratio, making it ideal for sports and live event productions. Leveraging Canon’s Optical Shift Image Stabilizer (Shift-IS), this new lens provides both handling and operational controls similar to existing field zoom lenses for HDTV broadcast cameras, offering stable imaging and comfortable maneuverability during indoor and outdoor sports broadcasting, medium-size broadcasting vans and more.