Posts filed under nab2011

Blackmagic Design Re-invent The Broadcast Deck

Blackmagic Design's HyperDeck ShuttleBlackmagic Design has announced, amongst many other new products (check their web site for details) the HyperDeck Shuttle and Studio. The Shuttle is a new disk recorder that captures uncompressed 10 bit SDI or HDMI video onto Solid State Disks (SSDs). It’s also battery powered so it’s designed for recording high quality on location shoots, or for use as a deck with live production switchers. HyperDeck Shuttle is only $345.

Also new is HyperDeck Studio , a replacment VTR product that has two SSDs with function buttons, a jog wheel for jog and shuttle, plus external RS-422 control. The high resolution LCD screen displays timecode and transport information plus a full colour thumbnail preview of the current clip in record and playback. Crystal look buttons give customers full transport control just like a broadcast deck.

Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under nab2011, recording.

Final Cut Pro X - GUI For You?

iMovie Pro or FCP X? The editing world awaits!A quickly re-arranged Final Cut Pro User Group SuperMeet at NAB 2011 resulted in the announcement of a brand new version of Final Cut Pro called X or ten. This is a completely re-written 64-bit application including a new user interface, which some watchers thought looked like the company’s entry-level iMovie product.
Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under editing, nab2011.

JVC ProHD 3D GY-HMZ1U

The JVC GY-HMZ1U has a 3D data rate for recording of 34mbpsJVC Professional Products unveiled the new GY-HMZ1U ProHD 3D camcorder at the 2011 NAB Show. With an integrated 3D twin lens design powered by JVC’s proprietary large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed processing of HD video, the GY-HMZ1U can simultaneously record each left and right image in full 1920x1080 resolution.
Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under cameras, nab2011.

Quantel Show New Craft Editor 4x Faster Than Before

The Quantel editing interface as seen on the new Qube editorAt at NAB 2011 Quantel launched Qube, a brand new craft editor for its  Enterprise sQ server-based production systems. Qube delivers up to 4x faster performance in HD at a lower cost than its predecessor (sQ Edit Plus HD) thanks to CUDA GPU accelerated processing running on the latest integrated nVidia Quadro professional graphics card.
Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under nab2011, post.

Panasonic Build Bigger 3D Camcorders

Panasonic's AG-3DP1Panasonic's shoulder-mount AG-3DP1, is a 3D twin-lens P2 HD camera recorder with 10 bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording. It offers all the benefits of a familiar, fast, file-based P2 HD workflow including such recording features as instant recording start-up, clip thumbnail view for immediate access to video content on all cards, and a host of time-saving recording modes including continuous recording and interval recording.

Building on the launch of the 3DA1, the 3DP1 is easy to use and now with the additional quality of the AVC Intra codec. The 3DP1 will be available this autumn, supported by Panasonic’s five-year warranty program. 

Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under 3d, broadcast, cameras, nab2011.

Sony's F65 - King Of The Pixels?

Sony's new flagship digital camera - the F65One of the worst kept secrets at this year’s NAB was Sony’s new 4K camera the F65. Sony is aiming at recreating the 65mm look with digital cinematography and has come up with some technology and specs that deserve respect. They are calling the F65 ‘true 4K resolution and beyond – at the point of image capture’. Can’t think who that quote is aimed at.
Posted on May 12, 2011 and filed under cameras, cinematography, nab2011.