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Nep Australia, BT Partner in Live 4K Cricket Broadcasts

Published: April 14, 2015 at 2:08 pm | By: SVG Staff

NEP Australia and BT Media and Broadcast teamed up to deliver seven key live-to-air 4K matches in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup for host broadcaster Star Sports India and its direct-to-home (DTH) partners. For the series, which spanned Feb. 8-March 29 from Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne, NEP undertook all facilitation, production, and direction […]

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Fraunhofer HHI Offers HEVC SDK for Real-Time Encoding/Decoding of 4K Video

Published: April 14, 2015 at 11:33 am | By: SVG Staff

Fraunhofer HHI (Booth SU3714) is presenting its latest HEVC software-development kit (SDK), which enables real-time encoding and decoding of 4K 60-Hz 10-bit video, thanks to its resource-efficient, multi-threaded architecture.

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Blackmagic Design Targets Live 4K Sports With Micro Studio Camera, 2160p60 Product Line

Published: April 13, 2015 at 7:51 pm | By: Jason Dachman

Blackmagic Design opened NAB 2015 in typical fashion on Monday — unveiling a whopping 38 new products, including a new 4.6K image sensor for URSA cameras, three new cameras, a major update to DaVinci Resolve, and a range of 12G-SDI products. For producers of live sports content, however, the clear headliners among the crowd at Blackmagic’s booth (SL219) […]

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NAB Perspectives: Panasonic’s Cooperman Dishes About P2 Cast, Latest Camera Developments

Published: April 13, 2015 at 5:51 pm | By: SVG Staff

Panasonic’s NAB 2015 booth is full of new options for those looking to shoot in either 4K or HD, and the company has also announced an important commitment from the NBC Universal News Group to the company’s AVC Ultra codec as well as its camera product line. But it is new offerings — notably, a […]

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NeuLion Digital Platform Drives 4K Adoption with DivX Certified for HEVC UHD Streaming Set-Top–Box Chips

Published: April 13, 2015 at 1:27 pm | By: Susan Qualtrough

NeuLion (Booth SU9617) has announced that Broadcom’s family of Ultra HD solutions has been DivX Certified for HEVC Ultra HD, enabling support for high-quality 4K-video streaming on cable set-top boxes.

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Sony Showcases 4K Camera Systems, a Wide Range of Tech Developments

Published: April 12, 2015 at 11:25 pm | By: SVG Staff

Sony (Booth C11001) is highlighting its latest developments in 4K and featuring its newest 4K/HD camera systems and IP-network–based transfer technologies. The company is also showing its full range of professional 4K cameras: the F65, F55, and F5; the PXW-FS7, NEX-FS700, PXW-Z100 4K camcorders; and newly announced 4K option for PXW-X70. Sony’s 4K professional lineup […]

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Mobile TV Group Rolls Out First-Ever 4K/6X-Slo-Mo/HD Mobile Unit

Published: April 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm | By: Jason Dachman

Debuting at the NAB Show this week, Mobile TV Group’s first-of-its-kind 38FLEX mobile unit is capable of producing live events in 4K, 6X slo-mo, 1080p, or 720p/1080i on any given day. MTVG had announced plans for a 4K truck in December but expanded its vision for the “truck of the future,” adding the ability to […]

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric, Hofstra Sign Deal for 4K Cameras

Published: April 12, 2015 at 10:13 am | By: SVG Staff

Hitachi Kokusai Electric (Booth SL3910) has announced that Hofstra University has purchased eight SK-UHD4000 4K broadcast cameras to support educational initiatives in broadcast, journalism, and more across two departments as the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication completes the HD transition of its production studios.

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Panasonic Presentations To Cover VariCam 35, Remote Production, Wireless-Camera Workflows

Published: April 11, 2015 at 3:57 pm | By: SVG Staff

Panasonic (Booth C3607) has announced a schedule of presentations running Monday-Wednesday, April 13-15.

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New Fujinon 4K Zoom Lens Is Showcased on MTVG’s New 4K Truck

Published: April 11, 2015 at 1:16 pm | By: SVG Staff

Fujinon’s new UA80x9 4K UHD lens will be featured on a Grass Valley LDX 81 4K camera on Mobile TV Group’s new 38FLEX 4K production truck. Being unveiled at NAB 2015, the 53-ft. expando truck is capable of sports and entertainment productions with up to 12 4K cameras.

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