Today, Sony released an upgrade to the popular FS7 Super35mm sensor size line of cameras with the FS7 Mark II.
Bucking the trend of many "mark" upgrades that tend to evolve but not innovate, the camera has several hardware refinements that will be much appreciated, including a new internal variable ND (that will be very useful in the field), a revised lens mount, and a host of software and internal upgrades sure to be attractive even to existing owners.
Pliant Technologies, the professional intercom division of CoachComm, known for the revolutionary Tempest system and behind the innovative CrewCom professional wireless intercom system, is displaying its compact SmartBoom LITE headset at NAB 2017 (Booth C12721). Along with the complete line of SmartBoom PRO headsets, the SmartBoom LITE series features exceptional comfort, audio quality, advanced features and design enhancements, including the proven SmartBoom technology, which allows the adjustable microphone boom to act as an on/off switch for quick muting.
Sonnet Technologies 2017 NAB Show Preview April 22-27 Booth SL9927 NEW: Thunderbolt(TM) 3 Editions in Echo(TM) Express Family: Sonnet will showcase new Thunderbolt(TM) 3 editions of its Echo(TM) Express SEL and Echo Express SE I Thunderbolt-to-PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) expansion systems, which are both now shipping. The compact and lightweight SEL and SE I chassis harness Thunderbolt 3 to enable data transfers up to 2,750 MB/s for both Mac(R) and Windows(R) computers, supporting a wide…
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, is introducing Screener, a multi-channel, file-based production screening device that records universally playable MP4 files, at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth SL11807). Specifically aimed at directors, producers and other industry professionals working in studio, mobile, sporting and a variety of other environments, Screener replaces legacy DVD recorders that have been traditionally used for screening and offers a wealth of additional features that are useful for modern production.
Bexel Clarity 800 Camera: As a part of its specialty camera initiative, Bexel announced the launch of Clarity 800, a custom-built camera that is the world's first miniature, high-frame-rate (HFR) point-of-view camera for live production. Building on Bexel and Camera Corps' unrivaled experience of using specialty cameras in live broadcast, the company developed the standard-setting Clarity 800 camera system to meet sports and event producers' increasing demand for high-quality, real-time HFR…
Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video and fiber-optic solutions, introduces the new Model 371 Intercom Beltpack at NAB 2017 (Booth C8849). The compact, lightweight unit combines the features offered by broadcast-style, 2-channel party-line (PL) intercom user devices with a single-channel listen output and a 4-pin male XLR headset interface connector.
Core SWX, a leader in battery and charging solutions, brings its new TorchLED Bolt 250 (TL-BT250) to NAB 2017 (Booth C10248). Making its NAB-debut, the TL-BT250 leverages a newly patented Refractory Lens Technology providing a 250W equivalent light output. It is 40 percent thinner than its predecessor, the Bolt 220R, and draws 13W of power.
TVU Networks will concentrate its efforts at this year’s NAB convention around demonstrating its hardware and software ecosystem for IP video. A full range of current and new TVU solutions, including the MLink TE4500 H.265/HEVC rack-mount encoder, TVU RPS (Remote Production System), TVU One mobile IP transmitter, and TVU Anywhere app will be on display in TVU’s NAB booth (C3739) this April. TVU will make its first appearance in the Central Hall this year, moving from its traditional location in South Hall. NAB 2017 runs from April 22 through the 27th at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).