Sony’s 4K large sensor PMW-F55/F5 CineAlta cameras are set to
receive internal ProRes and DNxHD recording, a 4K upgrade for
the F5, and an ENG/documentary shoulder mount dock.
RingSide Creative and teams at studios across the US created a spot
for Ford in a hybrid style combining animation, 3D cameras and original
live-action footage shot on location.
Live event producers can use Matrox VS4Recorder Pro to capture
synchronized, frame-accurate, multi-channel files to NLE compatible
H.264, MOV and AVI files in quickly configured set-ups.
Through projects with ITV and Azure Media Services, Telestream has
refined their Wirecast streaming software and Vantage transcoding
platform for distribution to multiple screens.
RTL, broadcaster for Germany’s national team, is using Vizrt systems
and player tracking to produce the team’s games, including the updated
Viz Libero 3D virtual sports analysis tool.
The AJA Raw CION camera format will soon be supported in Adobe Premiere
Pro CC, and Zacuto, Alphatron, MTF and other accessory developers will
also support the CION.
At IBC, Avid showed new developments in MediaCentral, including Resolution
Independence, allowing users to work with 4K and other high-res formats
using the new Avid DNxHR codec.
Panasonic and SAP SE will together develop video-based sports analytics,
based on the ultra-wide-angle camera system and integrating Panasonic’s
video and tracking software.
Panasonic launched their updated Varicam at IBC 2014, with a dual-
codec workflow that includes in-camera grading, plus the new super
light AJ-PX800 ENG camera.
Smoke & Mirrors VFX and post company, uses Signiant’s Media Shuttle
file transfer system to move large media files quickly between over 1,000
users, while monitoring all tranfers.
Illumination Mac Guff studio balanced its workload between storage network,
work volume and performance using the real-time visual analysis and NAS
optimization in Avere FXT Edge.
Elemental Delta is a new video delivery platform used for detailed
management of video distribution to multiple screens, in particular
for adding time-shifted services to content.
Colorfront demonstrated Transkoder 2014 at IBC2014 on 4K/60p broadcast
video from Sony F55 and RED cameras, and processing and outputting
real-time 8K/60p playback from RAW formats.
Aspera, EVS,and Elemental have developed a large-scale service for
high-resolution live video streaming via the cloud to viewers watching
live HD events from connected devices.
Aspera expands its platform for moving media with new capabilities used
in the transfer, synchronization and streaming content across distributed
cloud and on-premises systems.
Blackmagic Design has acquired eyeon Software, developer of Fusion 7
digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software.
A new Sony IP-based system at CNN’s affiliate N1 enables remote live
HD production in studios in Belgrade, Sarajevo and Zagreb, controlling
and mixing all live programming from one room.
Sony, with 10 broadcast organisations, launches the Networked
Media Interface to promote IP-based networking with low latency,
noise-free switching of HD and 4K video and audio.
Two artists talk about using digital techniques to enhance traditional
skills and produce work with distinctive looks, taking new approaches
to software, digital capture and computing power.
Tight integration with the next updates to Adobe Creative Cloud tools for
video allows true real-time editing and monitoring at resolutions up to 4Kp60.