Live event specialist 201 Productions has invested in ten Panasonic 4K cameras (five AK-UC3000 studio/field cameras and five AW-UE70 pan/tilt/zoom cameras). The cameras are performing as integral components of 201 Productions’ new 4K mobile fly-pack system. The company, based in Clayton, Missouri, U.S.A, specializes in multi-camera live coverage of major music tours, festivals and corporate events.
Broadcasting from Lima, Ohio, viewer-supported television station WTLW (Witness the Living Word) delivers Christian and family-centered programming to its viewers. When the station upgraded its production studio to HD this summer, they chose Hitachi Kokusai Z-HD5500 HDTV cameras to provide the features and long-lasting durability they wanted.
It was a busy October for the editors at The Broadcast Bridge. During that month, we published more than 200 feature articles, tutorials, essential guides and new products information. A reader could be excused for missing some of that content, especially in light of the multiple exhibitions and conferences that took place in the same time frame.
Grass Valley and production services company Gearhouse Broadcast recently joined forces to supply the technology and engineering expertise required to deliver Australia’s first 4K UHD live broadcast: six hours of content from the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for supercars—the country’s annual, premier touring car event—without commercial breaks.
The EuroMedia Group (EMG) has selected LDX 86N 4K UHD RF cameras from Grass Valley to capture premier sports and live event coverage around the globe. The shoulder-mount cameras will form part of EMG’s upgraded, RF high-speed wireless solution, helping it to continue meeting consumer demand for higher quality and more in-depth content that the free-roving camera can provide.
Rose Media has selected a Fujinon/Blackmagic combination to transition the Christian Faith Center from SD to 4K compatibility. As the largest church in the Pacific Northwest with its programming carried on national networks, the Christian Faith Center found itself in urgent need of an upgrade. With outdated, standard definition equipment, the networks were pushing the church to overhaul its video infrastructure. With the current technology available, their recent overhaul went beyond HD, and the Church based in Federal Way, WA, is now fully 4K compatible.
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