Is this not a great business to be in? Hard to believe not too long ago that the 2017 NAB was wrapping up. Officially, the National Association of Broadcasters tabbed the attendance at 103,443.
ProductionHUB, the global network of local freelancers, crew and vendors, announces its selections of the 2017 Awards of Excellence from the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show.
Lectrosonics announces the introduction of a new digital wireless monitor (IEM) system, the Duet. The new system consists of the M2T dual-stereo half-rack transmitter and M2R diversity belt pack receiver. The Duet covers the UHF frequencies of 470-608 MHz in a single range, uses digital modulation for transmission, and can accept analog or Dante digital inputs.
Quantum Corp. today announced that StorNext 6, a major new release of the company's renowned StorNext® platform, won a NewBay Media Best of Show Award at the 2017 NAB Show. The award recognizes technologies for innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry.
NASA relied on the RED EPIC DRAGON to capture high-resolution footage aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA’s Imagery Expert Program Manager, Rodney Grubbs, said, "Using the RED EPIC DRAGON cameras on board the International Space Station for more than two years has helped NASA capture stunning imagery in 6K.
YI Technology, the leading, international provider of advanced, intelligent imaging technologies, today unveiled YI HALO, a next generation virtual reality (VR) camera built with Google's Jump technology. YI HALO meets even professional VR creators’ and filmmakers’ most challenging demands.
Broadway Video will be demonstrating its Digital 1 workflow solution – a single, seamless platform for managing and delivering digital content to OTT marketplaces. As an innovator of new technologies for digital video production, distribution, delivery services and post-production, Broadway Video developed Digital 1 to meet the latest demands of a new economy, addressing all aspects of digital content fulfillment – from creative conception to monetization.
Source Digital, a leading technology product and service provider specializing in monetization strategies around digital content, will demonstrate how content owners can effectively integrate marketing technologies into their strategy to further monetize their productions.
Blackmagic Design today announced a new open protocol for URSA Mini Pro cameras that will allow customers to create their own remote control solutions via Bluetooth. The protocol is being demonstrated at NAB, with the API and sample code anticipated to be released to customers free of charge in June 2017.
Sigma announced today that its FF High-Speed Cine Prime T1.5 Line will begin shipping in EF and E mounts in May and in PL mount in June 2017 for a retail price of $3499 USD each. Sigma also announced availability for its brand new FF High-Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 Cine Prime lenses.
VER, the leading global provider of production equipment and engineering support, announces their new Flex Solutions mobile truck service at the NAB Show. A new broadcast service, Flex Solutions specializes in HD multi-purpose support units and equipment rental.
Avid Media Composer® | First, a free version of the industry-standard video editing system. Media Composer | First is a brand new, fully featured video editing solution that provides aspiring creative professionals, students, and those just starting their professional careers with free access to the same creative tools used by the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers and television program creators in the world.
AJA Video Systems today announced Ki Pro Ultra Plus, introducing 1, 2, 3 or 4-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p, and full HDMI 2.0 (up to 12-bit capture and output) for 4K/UltraHD workflows.
Ahead of the National Association of Broadcasting (NAB) conference, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major update for video in Adobe Creative Cloud to help filmmakers and video producers collaborate and streamline video workflows.
Cineo Lighting (NAB Booth C9945), a leader in the production of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, has collaborated with CueScript (NAB Booth C10618) on custom brackets for CueScript teleprompters that allow the easy, highly adjustable, wobble-free mounting of Cineo’s versatile Matchstix™ color-accurate light source.
Core SWX, a leader in battery and charging solutions, announces its new line of Fleet Micro Charger at NAB 2017 (Booth C10248). The range of Fleet Micro Chargers offers the fastest battery charging times in the industry.
The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will hold its first-ever speaker series, featuring some of the industry’s top cinematography professionals, during the NAB convention. Speakers will represent a wide range of FUJINON lens users, including noted feature film, wildlife, and large-venue concert cinematographers. NAB runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The popular SkyPanel family of LED soft lights continues to improve with its third major firmware update. Bringing 10 new features and numerous refinements, SkyPanel Firmware 3.0 is a free update that can be downloaded by users and installed in any SkyPanel fixture.
JVC Professional Video announced the GY-HM660SC ProHD sports coaching camera, which interfaces seamlessly with the XOS Thunder HD video editing platform used extensively throughout professional and collegiate sports.
Adding HDR and 1200nit brightness to a 19” monitor at an MSRP of $2,495 is an amazing feat itself, but the addition of recording, switching and playback is a true revolution, completely redefining how production monitors will be used on set and in studio.
Some say HDR is the future of TV, while others think it’s a gimmick to boost TV set sales. Debate aside, High Dynamic Range (HDR) imagery for moving video is becoming increasingly popular and will be a key focus at NAB 2017. Not only do Netflix, Amazon and other streaming video on demand (SVOD) platforms offer HDR content to consumers, but we’re also seeing an increased demand for HDR-ready tools from our production and post customers.
In a move that will increase efficiency on set, ARRI has integrated a high-quality and low-latency HD video transmitter and a WiFi radio into the new ALEXA SXT W model ("W" for Wireless). Based on the popular ALEXA SXT Plus, the SXT W will replace the ALEXA SXT Plus and ALEXA SXT Studio models.