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Seamlessly move between real and virtual with Mo-Sys Cinematic XR Focus

Mo-Sys Engineering claims to have solved a major creative limitation when using an LED volume for virtual production. Cinematographers who needed to pull focus between real foreground objects – such as actors – and virtual objects displayed on an LED wall – such as a car – have been unable to do this as the […]  More

Panasonic introduces voice-based PTZ camera control using Sennheiser TeamConnect microphones

Panasonic has unveiled a PTZ camera solution with voice-based camera tracking. Using TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphones from Sennheiser for audio-based tracking, the PTZ cameras can automatically switch focus between different speakers. They are managed centrally by a controller via the network. Panasonic is already using the solution at its own Business Solution Centre Europe (BSC) with […]  More

Motion Impossible enhances Agito with Nova firmware upgrade

Motion Impossible’s Agito remote control modular dolly is gaining new features as the result of a free firmware upgrade for all users. Dubbed Nova, the new firmware introduces repeatable movements to the Agito arsenal, provides a more ergonomic and streamlined user interface for the Agito’s remote control and signals some of the important future directions the […]  More

Vislink introduces IP-native Quantum wireless camera receiver

Vislink has launched Quantum, an IP-native wireless camera receiver that is said to provide high-reliability reception from wireless camera transmitters and create more efficient workflows by incorporating IP connectivity at the heart of live video production. As Quantum delivers content directly over IP fibre networks, cutting out additional video compression stages, it can remove additional […]  More

Aviwest and CyanView partner to simplify remote camera control for live multicamera production 

Aviwest’s bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView’s RCP multicamera control panel, enabling reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. CyanView’s RCP ensures seamless integration of specialty cameras into production environments, making it easier to capture any event from any angle while […]  More

Sky Italia goes for Grass Valley cameras in new future-ready studio investment

As part of its studio camera upgrade to meet rising demand for live content and enable new services, Sky Italia has chosen to deploy Grass Valley cameras. The Grass Valley LDX 86N Series cameras have been chosen give Sky Italia an upgrade pathway for its planned migration to SMPTE ST2110-based IP infrastructure. The LDX 86N […]  More

TAG integrates support for Hawk-Eye into IP-based MCM-900 multiviewer

TAG Video Systems has added visualisation and monitoring support for Sony’s Hawk-Eye, a high-performance camera used in sports applications with atypical output. TAG is the first to offer support for Hawk-Eye on an IP, all-software multiviewer. First used as a broadcast tool to analyse decisions in cricket, Hawk-Eye has now become an integral part of […]  More

Sky Germany bringing Hollywood to live sports with broadcast of UEFA Champions League match using cinematic camera

Hollywood is coming to the UEFA Champions League as Sky Germany prepares to use an Arri Alexa Mini film camera for the first time in a live football transmission, bringing a cinematic experience to viewers. During the second leg of round 16 of the UEFA Champions League between Bayern Munich and Lazio Roma on 17 […]  More

Thialf speed skating events utilise Motion Impossible’s Agito

The Agito modular dolly system has been used extensively on recent speed skating events at Thialf ice arena in Heerenveen, the Netherlands. Eurogrip used the system during this month’s World Cup, as well as the World Championships in February and the European Championship in January, and believes it has come into its own for broadcast […]  More

MainConcept and Blackmagic Design collaborate on codec plugin for DaVinci Resolve

MainConcept has been selected by Blackmagic Design as the first company authorised to provide encoder plugins for custom output options for DaVinci Resolve Studio. DaVinci Resolve is a solution that combines editing, colour correction, visual effects, motion graphics and audio post-production in one software tool. Starting with DaVinci Resolve Studio 17, the MainConcept Codec Plugin […]  More