Acquisition

Gravity Media makes significant summer of sport investment in Sony equipment

Ahead of, and to cater for, this year’s summer of sport, Gravity Media has made a significant investment into new equipment from long-time technology partner Sony. In order to produce the high-quality live images required from this year’s major global sporting events, Gravity Media has purchased 11 HDC-P50 4K cameras, 11 BVM-HX310 4K professional master […]  More

Whitepaper: Vislink on delivering immersive slow motion video

Wireless cameras are valued by live events production teams for their ability to roam unhindered by cabling and enable directors to bring to air immersive video sequences that engage the viewing audience. But many events have fast action and pace with the need to capture rapidly moving action, so what then? Wireless cameras provide freedom […]  More

Vitec MGW ACE encoder and decoder complete Minicams’ Cloud-rig remote production system

Vitec’s MGW ACE encoders and decoders has been chosen to form the backbone of a remote production system created by fixed-rig specialist Minicams. The bespoke system – named the Cloud-rig – has been developed to enable a portable remote production solution for fixed-rig filming, including documentaries. The system records local high-resolution edit-ready files while streaming […]  More

Gravity Media invests in UHD Canon lenses ahead of global summer of sport

Gravity Media has enhanced its inventory of Canon lenses in preparation for the upcoming global bumper season of live sporting events. The investment comes in direct response to increasing customer demand for a wide range of premium 4K lens products. Included in the order are more than 70 lenses including 25 units of both the […]  More

Ncam launches Mk2 Connection Box for real-time camera tracking 

New from Ncam is the Mk2 Connection Box, a lightweight and silent production device that enables filmmakers, broadcasters and more to link Ncam’s advanced camera tracking bar to any compatible server, locally or remotely. By eliminating the need to attach a server directly to the camera, the Mk2 Connection Box makes the Ncam setup significantly lighter – just […]  More

TVU adds subject-tracking functionality to TVU Anywhere

TVU Networks’ TVU Anywhere now offers integrated support for Center Stage, a new iPad Pro (M1 Chip models) feature that automates subject tracking, eliminating the need for a camera operator in many situations. The integration of Center Stage frees the reporter or anchor using TVU Anywhere from the constraints of holding a fixed position, using […]  More

Mo-Sys launches VP Pro XR media server

Mo-Sys Engineering has released a new multi-node media server solution for LED volumes to meet the demands of final pixel XR production for film and TV. Mo-Sys VP Pro XR is a hardware and software solution combining multi-node nDisplay architecture, an improved VP Pro real-time compositor/synchroniser and a new XR toolset. The XR media server […]  More

MRMC upgrades Polymotion Chat automated camera tracking system to provide greater accessibility

Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) has revamped its Polymotion Chat automated camera control software to provide new tiered access points to its technology. Polymotion Chat Studio and Polymotion Chat Broadcast (plus the entry-level Polymotion Chat Pro), will now provide a range of options covering use cases from the live events sector up to national broadcasters, […]  More

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