There are any number of media conventions, conferences, trade shows and technical meetings across the world, but before last year there was only one technology retreat, HPA.
Live remote production specialist Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has been building at least two production trucks and support vehicles a year for network television sport and entertainment shows for the past 20 years, but few are as versatile and future-proof as the company’s new 39Flex truck. Designed and built by MTVG engineering staff from the ground up to support 4K projects - complete with a fully networked 4-wire 3Gbs infrastructure - the new rig can support 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), full HD (1920 x 1080p), and full High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability on all (Sony) cameras.
When taking stock of the VR ecosystem, it is clear that the commitment to driving the sector towards eventual success is as strong as ever.
Panasonic has entered the 360 degree camera market with the development of a Live Camera System, the AW-360. The camera is capable of producing 360-degree video in uncompressed 4K/30p using the industry-standard 2:1 equi-rectangular format 360-degree video by stitching the output of four cameras.
Harmonic is porting it playout server Spectrum to the cloud and highlighting the encode of a live VR rugby production.
The first exhibition day of the 2017 NAB Show will see Sennheiser launch a new microphone package designed to match the ruggedness of GoPro cameras while delivering high-quality sound in difficult and inhospitable conditions. The MKE 2 elements Action Mic is aimed at extreme sports and other remote filming applications featuring GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras.
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