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We met these guys at the NAB 2015 ShowStoppers event - This is pretty cool - viewers can participate and provide live comment on streaming video events - sports, politics, TV shows, whatever. Do you have a better opinion or description of what is going on? Share it. Rate it. be part of the experience. Rabble.TV Launches Real-Time Streaming Audio Platform for Live Sports and Television
The new Panasonic HX-A1 (A1) wearable, ultra-compact, POV action camcorder is so lightweight (at 1.6 ounces or approx. 45 grams) that shooting hands-free is nearly imperceptible. This allows for longer periods of recording exciting scenes in Full HD. The A1's rugged structure keeps water and dust out and protects against impact and cold temperatures.
MOOVIT™ allows an on-the-go cameraman the ability to produce amazingly smooth and consistent moves with his camera. Unlike other units, the variable speed knob is simple to use. There's no screen to read, no data to enter. You just turn the dial to your preferred speed, then click the toggle switch in the direction you want to go and you're done.
The V.360° camera is an entirely self-contained device – not an accessory. It utilizes a very high quality, 4K/16 Megapixel imager capable of capturing 360 degree video in full HD (6480 x 1080 pixels) – comparable to three full 1080p images laid side to side. The imager also incorporates backside illumination for excellent performance even in low-light conditions or underwater. This combination of imager and the unique and patent pending optics means the days of stitching images together to get a complete 360-degree picture are over.
StudioCoast Systems Announces vMix Control Surface; “I shoot live dance and music events on a vMix GO configuration. In a hectic live event situation where I'm personally controlling remote cameras, switching the shots and keeping up with social media, the vMix Control Surface streamlines the workflow into simple key-presses. It's an essential piece of equipment that makes the whole process work smoothly.” Said Andy Mogg, founder of Dancing Images Photography & Videography in San Francisco.
Compact, lightweight and versatile, the new Canon XC10 is designed to deliver stunning 4K and Full HD video as well as compelling 12-Megapixel still images. The camcorder also has a built-in function to extract eight megapixel still images from recorded 4K video, making it one of Canon's most convenient multimedia tools to date. In addition to the camcorder's 4K and Full HD video capture capabilities, the XC10 camcorder includes a one-inch 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, with a 10x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens with a 2x Digital Teleconverter and Optical Image Stabilization allowing for rock-steady video and still image shooting.
All three of the new Black Diffusion filters will be available for demonstration and testing at NAB 2015. The selection includes: Black Glimmer Glass, Black Pearlescent, and Black Soft/FX. Available filters will include, but are not limited to, all three Black Diffusion filters, the original GlimmerGlass, Pearlescent and Soft/FX filters, the Bronze GlimmerGlass filter and the Black and White Satin filters.
The new Neo™ on camera lighting system includes includes three ground-breaking features. Designer Fade™ mode for custom fade up / fade down production effects. True Aperture Dimming™ that accurately calculates the correct aperture (F-Stop) for your subject at a given distance. The Rotolight Neo™ offers an arsenal of Cinematographic Special FX (CineSFX™), CineSFX™ provides customisable creative visual lighting effects, on set or location to simulate Strobe, Lightning, Fire, Cycle, Throb and TV!
Products include Steadicam SOLO and its new Arm and Vest package, plus the new Steadicam Universal Smartphone Mount; special Garrett Brown presentation to take place on April 14th from 2 PM – 3 PM at the B&H Booth
The CamDolly Cinema System will be the industry’s first truly portable and modular dolly system for professional-grade video and film equipment. If its Kickstarter campaign achieves its $100,000 goal, videographers and filmmakers will finally be able to perform smooth, dynamic dolly shots for a fraction of the energy and expense that come with existing dolly solutions.
“Media-hungry consumers want more content with better video quality, especially as they begin to purchase UHDTVs and mobile devices with similar resolution. The biggest disappointment any viewer can experience -- especially a UHDTV viewer -- is low-quality video when they expect high-quality perfection,” said Bill Herz, COO of Faroudja Enterprises. “These technologies could be deployed easily in consumer devices such as smart TVs, set-top boxes, DVRs, smartphones and tablets, to increase consumer satisfaction.”
At NAB 2015, axle will showcase workgroup-connected iPad/iPhone editing, next gen "radically simple" media management; takes on Transfer FCP and Transfer AE products from Boris FX. axle Edit is designed for mobile journalists as well as media producers/assistants who need a quick and convenient way to create rough cut sequences from their iPhones or iPads. Featuring touch-based subclip selection and sequence assembly on a timeline, local or server-based media can be intuitively edited. Media can be played back in low resolution, then rendered in high-res formats on the axle server. axle Edit is ideal for producer/editor ("preditor") workflows where media is captured on mobile devices, then integrated with other media on main storage.
EditShare rolls out the world’s most affordable enterprise scale-out storage solution. “EditShare’s XStream EFS is a game-changing new product that represents the world’s most affordable, enterprise-class scalable storage solution. A great fit for virtually any-size facility, it encompasses the core DNA that has made our shared storage solutions a top pick among media organizations around the world,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “XStream EFS includes EditShare’s smart media management tools and advanced project sharing and it’s built on a blazing-fast, fault-tolerant architecture that can sustain any kind of mission critical workflow.”
Broadcasters now have a highly cost-effective way of replacing most of their satellite operations to share content across groups with minimal delay, without the costs of satellite re-transmission.
IP-Based Broadcast Playout, 4K UHD, HDR and Advanced Digital Workflows Will be Demonstrated by Deluxe to Enable Broadcasters, Content Owners and Distributors to Unlock New Opportunities. Deluxe MediaCloud gives broadcasters an alternative to legacy owned and operated hardware-centric broadcast infrastructure. The DL3 platform for global end-to-end supply chain management features enhanced capabilities to support advanced formats, including IMF(Interoperable Master Format is a file transfer format for video and audio), 4K UHD (Ultra High Def), and HDR (High Dynamic Range), highly scalable and dynamic content preparation and delivery, and unprecedented localization abilities that currently handles one million minutes of content around the world each month.
The campaign, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, consists of a series of video capsules offering health care tips focusing on the importance of health care literacy to help Hispanics learn more about key topics that are critical to achieving better health. These include preventive care, managing diseases prevalent among Hispanics, and what to consider when purchasing health insurance.
WorldCast will be showcasing MPX over IP- enabled audio codecs for both stereo and multi-channel delivery. With the ability to support 96kHz of audio bandwidth and scale the sample rate to 192kHz, the output of the audio codec can be transferred directly to the modulator of the exciter. This 100% digital path eliminates D/A and A/D conversions which may cause degradation of signal quality and could introduce distortion.
The Drone EncoderPro is designed to capture and stream HD/SDI professional video from UAV's used for agriculture, news gathering, film production, live events, public safety, government and enterprise users. The extremely small form factor, low power, network bonding encoder is designed to reliably stream HD videos over all available IP networks to globally deployed Streambox Cloud where video can be routed to desired play outs and streamed over the web.
News for camera operators - SmallHD introduces a ground breaking new concept in affordable on-camera displays. The Sidefinder is a true high definition, fully featured, electronic viewfinder that boasts a groundbreaking benefit: a 5-inch, fold-out, Full HD display for use as a field monitor.
Mobile Viewpoint launches WebStreamur, a global marketplace for Live Mobile Journalism. WebStreamur delivers high quality live video from any place to the web. WebStreamur utilizes the award winning bonding technology of Mobile Viewpoint to live stream from any location using bonded IP channels.