Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced firmware updates for both the Canon EOS C300 and EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Cameras being showcased at NAB Show New York 2016, November 9 and 10 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. These firmware updates support a number of feature updates for users including improvement of accessory support, ease of use, Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DAF) and creative flexibility.
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.
Jim Denault, ASC, cinematographer; Alec Jarnagin, SOC, camera operator; Bruce MacCallum, SOC, camera operator; and David J. Thompson, SOC, camera operator will appear together at NAB Show New York to discuss the role camera operators play in creating compelling stories and what it takes to get “the shot.” The session will take place Thursday, November 10, 10:00 a.m. at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems available for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will be displaying some of its most recent products to broadcasters attending NAB Show New York 2016 (Booth 861). These products include the HSX Color-Tunable Soft Source, the HS2 Wave Remote Phosphor and the Quantum120 Color-Tunable Fixture.
Gary Zenkel, president of NBC Olympics and president of operations and strategy for the NBC Sports Group; Brian Rolapp, executive vice president of media for the National Football League; and Ray Warren, president, Telemundo Deportes will participate in NAB Show New York’s opening keynote event. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and held November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, the 2016 NAB Show New York will present its opening keynote session on Wednesday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m.
The Audio Engineering Society (AES) East Coast convention in 2017 will be co-located with NAB Show New York at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, event organizers announced today. The AES annual fall USA Convention will be held October 18-21, and NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19. The adjacent location of these events highlights the intersection of sound, video, and storytelling in today’s media landscape.
With live streaming emerging as a major trend in broadcast, the 2016 NAB Show New York has announced that it will host an inaugural Live Streaming Conference. The one-day event will seek to address the latest in online video and will include a keynote from Facebook executive Bob Gruters.
Elemental Technologies the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at the 2016 NAB Show raised more than $35,500 in donations for global and local charitable organizations. Held on April 19 in Sunset Park, Las Vegas, the event drew more than 550 registrants and saw increases in the number of companies participating and individual contributions as compared to last year.
ProductionHUB, the global network of local freelancers, crew and vendors, announces its selection from the 2016 Awards of Excellence held at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show.
K-Tek celebrates its 20th year of supporting the audio community by expanding its line of Stingray audio bags and accessories. Made to fit popular mixers ranging from the Sound Devices 688 and 633 to the Tascam DR 701D, Stingray audio bags have become a hit among sound mixers. Thanks to input from a dedicated community of mixers and boom operators, K-Tek has designed an innovative Harness that takes the carrying weight off the shoulders and a unique Waistbelt that secures smaller bags—all designed to give audio professionals back-saving options to suit their working style.
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will put James Neihouse, ASC in the spotlight to discuss his experience making the IMAX film A Beautiful Planet. The panel, moderated by journalist David Heuring, is part of the Creative Master Series at The National Associations of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. It will be held on Monday, April 18 from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in room S220 at the convention center. Neihouse will reveal his multi-year preparations and last-minute adaptations for this IMAX-NASA collaboration, which will be released exclusively in IMAX and IMAX 3D theaters beginning April 29.
CW Sonderoptic, sister company to Leica Camera, has reinvented a classic creative tool to bring a wealth of new looks to existing lenses and will debut it at NAB 2016. The Leica Cine MacroLux +1 diopter offers cinematographers and lens owners a creative way to get different looks and extend the performance of prime, zoom and anamorphic lenses with 95mm front diameters.
CW Sonderoptic, sister company to Leica Camera, will introduce two new lenses in the Leica Summicron-C cine lens family at NAB 2016, the highly anticipated 40mm T2.0 and the previously unannounced 15mm T2.0. These lenses bring the growing Leica Summicron-C family of primes to 11 focal lengths, all T2.0.
Ted Schilowitz, futurist at 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer at Barco, will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon, held Wednesday, April 20 in Las Vegas and sponsored by LG Electronics. NAB Show is the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute media and entertainment across all platforms.
SmallHD goes big, unveiling the first-ever line of daylight-viewable HDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes. Designed to outlast years of abuse, every monitor housing is milled from billet aluminum—an industry first—and holds a 3mm thick polycarbonate screen protector that is user-replaceable. Right out of the box, these monitors will drop straight onto a C-stand, table or cart, and the built-in “RapidRail” system enables quick mounting and powering of third party accessories, making wireless setups particularly easy. All this plus unprecedented brightness at up to 1500nits make for a true “shoot anywhere” package.
Quantum's NAB booth (SL8416) will showcase the power of the StorNext platform across the media life cycle, with stations dedicated to production, delivery and archive workflows, as well as content management. The booth will also feature several first-time demonstrations, including how Quantum hybrid flash and disk storage combines frame-based animation creation with stream-based editing in the same storage system. In addition, Quantum will present an interactive showcase of embedded applications developed for the Quantum Xcellis™ shared workflow storage system.
It's almost that time of year already, NAB Show 2016. In just a few weeks, the Las Vegas Convention Center showroom will be teaming with tons of exhibitors eager to show off the latest 4K technology trends, camera gear, lenses, live streaming and plenty more. Here are just a few companies we're excited about visiting, and learning more about their products, at the show.
Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. will be featuring new lens, camera support, and Virtual Reality technology at this year’s NAB show.
Schneider Optics is headlining its 2016 NAB booth # C6037 with a line up of new front-of-the-lens filters starting with the first 1-Stop Circular Polarizer designed for professional cinematography. With a mere single-stop exposure loss, it is the solution for today’s popular low-light shooting, while providing polarizer efficiency that is magnitudes better than linear polarizers. With the 1-Stop Circular Pol, glare and reflections are minimized while full color saturation remains, minus any of the inconsistencies of linear polarizers. It is available in popular sizes including 4x4, 4x5.65, 6.6x6.6 and custom.
AMD is pleased to be a part of the Avid Connect event to showcase our AMD FirePro graphics leadership alongside a leader in audio and video technology. AMD and Avid share the same fundamental commitment to customer excellence backed by a strong foundation in cutting edge technologies.
Anton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and maker of best of breed batteries and mobile power solutions for the broadcast, film and video industries, is proud to announce the North American debut of the new CINE battery series at NAB 2016. The new CINE series continues the brand’s history of producing the industry’s most powerful and durable batteries.
Miller Camera Support, LLC, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is set to showcase a full lineup of Miller products, including the new Combo Live Pedestal Series, as well as the American debut of the Compass 23 Fluid Head at NAB 2016(Booth C7920).
Next-generation broadcast television moves a step closer to reality at the upcoming 2016 NAB Show, when live transmissions originating from the show floor reach prototype receivers designed to demonstrate the myriad new capabilities of ATSC 3.0. Four days of NAB Show exhibits at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) open Monday, April 18.
The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the full schedule for its Online Video Conference, which will take place in conjunction with the 2016 NAB Show, including setting Michael Paull, Amazon vice president of digital video, as the conference’s keynote speaker.