AJA Video Systems today released Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware featuring Avid MXF support for HD workflows. Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 is available now as a free download and expands production workflows by adding MXF with OP1a support for DNxHD encoded files to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and playback device.
Fans of Sony’s mirrorless full-frame cameras have a reason to smile: ZEISS has added a further tele lens focal length to its ZEISS Batis lens family. The new ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 is the first 135 mm AF focal length for Sony’s Alpha 7 system with E-mount.
AJA Video Systems today announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. Ki Pro Ultra is AJA’s next generation file-based video recorder and player with a built-in LCD monitor.
Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will reveal the Quantum c80 (Qc80) full-gamut color lighting fixture at NAB 2017 (Booth C9945). Featuring 50,000 lumens of Cineo's proprietary color-tunable white light, the Qc80 also includes a full RGB gamut, which works in conjunction with the reference-quality white light as a complete, creative lighting toolkit.
Schneider-Kreuznach introduces new RHOdium Full Spectrum Neutral Density (FSND) filters, a lineup of high-end neutral density filters made to exceed the critical color standards of the newest 4K, 6K, and 8K resolution cameras. Available in 6×6 and 4×5.65 sizes, they come in a full range of densities: 0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.7 and 3.0.
With the first in its series introduced in February of this year, “MK” lenses are currently designed for E-mount cameras and boast advanced optical performance, ultra-compact and lightweight design, as well as superb cost performance. FUJIFILM will exhibit in booth #C7225
Responding to the increasing need for character-driven, large-format optics, CW Sonderoptic introduces the Leica Thalia series of prime lenses.The focal lengths of the lenses include 24, 30, 35, 45, 70, 100, 120, and 180mm. The lenses are available in PL mount and offer /i Technology metadata contacts in the mount.
The arrowFX Fluid Heads feature robust, high-resolution magnetic encoders integrated into the fluid head. The arrowFX can precisely monitor and communicate, in real time, the exact position of the fluid head with zero latency.
Quantum Corp. announced purpose-built 4K video reference architectures that leverage the company's StorNext®-powered, disk- and flash-based workflow storage systems to maximize 4K stream counts and optimize performance levels in accordance with users' specific needs.
Band Pro (together with partners Angenieux and Jebsen Industrial) will debut the new Angenieux Type EZ-2 Zoom at this year’s NAB show. Band Pro’s booth #C10308 can be found in the central hall, directly adjacent to Sony. Type EZ-2, the newest addition to the series, is a wide zoom lens providing 15-40mm F1.9 / T2 in S35 format
As I looked out of my office window this morning at the raging snowstorm currently hammering New England, it occurred to me that NAB 2017 is right around the corner! I hope you will have your best walking/running shoes ready because this year's NAB is shaping up to be a real whopper of a show. All preliminary indications tell me that this could be the year of some exciting new breakout products and as always the continued refinement of existing products. Someone who knows me asked, “Are you excited about NAB?” Guess I couldn’t hold back my enthusiasm for one of the greatest technology showcases going when I said “Heck ya!"
“Core SWX is excited to showcase the TorchLED Bolt 250 and its patented Refractory Lens Technology for the first time at NAB,” says Jose Flores, Sales Manager, Core SWX. “Core SWX is a versatile company by providing not only power options to our customers, but lighting solutions as well. We invite all attendees at NAB to see our complete product offerings on the show floor.”
Quantum will showcase the company's continued leadership in workflow-optimized storage, giving attendees a look at several key enhancements that boost workflow efficiency and agility. Quantum will highlight its award-winning Xcellis workflow storage solutions, recently enhanced with lab-validated 4K reference architectures for facilities of all sizes, and including all-flash storage configurations that maximize performance for high-quality 4K streams including uncompressed formats.