What is in this article?:
- 2013 NAB Show Product Preview
- Automation, including news and master control
- Cable TV equipment
- Cameras, lenses, accessories
- Graphics, animation products
- Media storage, archive systems, asset management
- New media, streaming products, multimedia/Internet
- Production switchers, video effects, keyers
- Recording media
- TBCs, frame syncs, conversion equipment
- Test & measurement equipment
- Video editing systems
Cameras, lenses, accessories
Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Features a 2.5K image sensor with a wide 13 stops of dynamic range, as well as a built-in SSD recorder, popular open standard uncompressed RAW and compressed file formats, compatibility with quality EF or Passive Micro Four Thirds lenses, and LCD touch-screen monitoring plus metadata entry.
Wireless HD camera transmitter
Cobham Solo Micro HD
Matchbox-size transmitter provides transmission stability for high-quality HD images using low-latency H.264 compression in conjunction with ultra mobile video link (UMVL) modulation; latency as low as 15ms; enables wireless and wired cameras to perform as a unified system to capture and transmit intimate details during events of any size.
Designed for super-slow-motion acquisition at 4K resolution up to 900fps; incorporates FT1-CMOS, a global shutter CMOS color sensor; designed to provide superior resolution and sensitivity; RAW material is recorded at high speed to the internal RAM memory, which holds nearly 10 seconds of 4K content shot at 900fps.
Grass Valley LDX Flex
Provides wide range of gamma and knee adjustments; offers choice of fiber or triax camera transmission using different versions of 3G base stations; can be upgraded through the entire LDX range, including LDX Premiere, LDX Elite and LDX WorldCam, as required.
Studio and field production camera system
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Z-HD6000
Achieves a high ROI by the implementation of new 2.6-megapixel 2/3in MOS RGB sensors; compatible with and retains all the popular functions and features of the existing HITACHI HDTV camera line, like fiber or digital triax cable operation, external auto-setup and advanced color correction and skin tone detail.
Portable HD companion camera
16-bit portable HD companion-camera supports 1080i/720p and 3G signals such as 1080/59.94p 4:2:2 and 1080/59.94i 4:4:4; employs new progressive AIT CCD imagers and new 3G digital video processing system for superior picture detail and accurate rendition of color gradations.
Handheld ProHD camera
JVC Professional Products Company GY-HM600
Upgrade improves the camera’s autofocus and signal-to-noise ratio, as well as its flash band compensation, which minimizes or eliminates banding during recording when an external flash is in use; new preset shooting mode feature provides optimized settings for common shooting scenarios.
P2 HD handheld camcorder
Offers master-quality 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent frame, 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra 100 recording; incorporates high-sensitivity 1/3in full-HD 2.2 megapixel 3-MOS imagers and a 20-bit digital signal processor to capture stunning high-res images.
Sony PMW-F55, PMW-F5
Feature newly developed PL lenses, RAW recorder, a new choice of viewfinders and a new recording media with expanded capacity to accommodate the data-hungry storage needs of high-res RAW image files; F55 gives shooters the ability to capture in HD/2K/QFHD/4K resolution, while the F5 supports 4K, 2K and HD production.
CGs, prompters, captioning
Digital closed captioning
Most advanced edition yet of EEG’s digital closed captioning and HD VANC encoding solution, with instant iCap and ComCC support built in; compatible with all HD480 applications; supports new modules for web streaming using live CC data captured into Timed Text files, or real-time data delivery through HTTP POST or Flash/RTMP.
Automated closed-captioning system
Helps ensure compliance, caption alignment and language identification for broadcast and IP distribution; QC verifies that video description content was actually aired, which automates verification and logging for legal compliance; also verifies that the captions aired match the program.
Screen Subtitling Systems WinCAPS Qu4ntum
Offers an improved user-interface, shared-workgroup reference resources and enhanced automatic timing rules; features optional integrated automatic speech-text alignment optimized to support the use of speech recognition; supports import/export of common file formats such as PAC, STL, SRT and Timed Text XML.
Softel Swift TX
Caption/subtitle management and transmission platform features real-time transcoding and time-of-air subtitle transmission with a range of automation interfaces and support for a wide range of file formats.