New Linux based, modular and scalable technology offers a wide range of useful features to benefit and support broadcasters.
At the 2019 IBC Show JVC will feature its GY-HM250 4K UHD compact handheld camcorder with built-in connectivity to Facebook Live, a platform that journalist are increasingly using to build their online brands. Offered as a free upgrade for existing customers, the camera can now include a new “Facebook Live” menu choice to simplify the connection process.
With its ability to adjust the speed of video clips and even compress audio duration while maintaining pitch, the new Speed feature on Adobe’s Rush puts a lot of creative power on a cell phone.
Qligent Vision Repurpose enables frame-accurate editing of recorded content within an HTML5 media player, to accelerate creation of on-air promos, on-demand news or sports clips, and more.
Sony has announced a free firmware upgrade for its palm-sized 4K HDR professional camcorders that allows users to streamline the process of acquiring and distributing live content. Two of its camcorders—the HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90—have now been enhanced with Simple Live Streaming technology, giving shooters the ability to live stream and upload content onto video sharing sites and social media platforms directly from the camera. For standalone operations, the 4K UHD camcorders only require a Wi-Fi connection.
In an era of rising programming costs, media companies are looking for ways to reduce production budgets, through both live remote control operations leveraging the Cloud and the public Internet as well as the use of less expensive consumer-level technology.