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NAB 2012: Motion Control Systems - CamBLOCK

NAB 2012: Motion Control Systems - CamBLOCK

Video Interview showing CamBLOCK's Awesome Lightweight Motion Control Rig

By Mike Curtis | May 03, 2012

I'd already heard about CamBLOCK before NAB, and sought out some information, but I never expected them to come seeking ME at NAB. {C} Read More

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NAB 2012: Cameras & Lenses

A brief sampling of interesting photographic tools at NAB.

By Adam Wilt | May 02, 2012

JVC's 4K tinycam is actively cooled via grilles in front and back.

I've already covered the basics of what Sony and Panasonic announced, as well as looking at Canon's C500 and the BMD Cine Camera, but JVC also had interesting camera announcements worth looking at. And of course that's not all there was to see... Read More

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Lowel Prime LED Lights

New Location Lights

By Richard Harrington | May 02, 2012

ProVideo Coalition - Lowel Prime LED Lights - NAB 2012 from RHED Pixel on Vimeo.

RHED Pixel producer Pamela Berry talks with Lowel about their location lighting solution. Read More

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Check Out 6 New Lenses from Carl Zeiss at NAB 2012

Multiple options for anyone looking for a great lens or two

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 02, 2012

Michael Schiehlen, Sales Director at Carl Zeiss, talks to us about the new lenses Zeiss will be releasing later this year. He showcases each and explains what sort of innovations and upgrades have been made to them. Read More

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Litepanels Show off their ENG Kit at NAB 2012

Litepanels Show off their ENG Kit at NAB 2012

Great lighting products at an affordable price

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 02, 2012

Since Litepanels announced their new ENG 3-Light Kit at NAB 2012 we knew we needed to talk with Toby Sali from Litepanels to get more info about what they had to show. He details what customers are in store for with this product. Read More

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Phantom Miro - First Footage & Interview With Jim Geduldick

Phantom Miro - First Footage & Interview With Jim Geduldick

Vision Research lowers the entry point to High Speed Cinematography

By Dan Carr | May 02, 2012

Just before NAB, Vision Research announced a new version of the recently expanded Phantom Miro lineup, the M320s. The new M320s joins the recently updated Miro family alongside the M310, M120 and M110, all of which offer variations in connectivity and sensor sizing to suit a variety of industries. Filmmaker Jim Geduldick shot with the cameras before NAB to get some footage to use at the show. This has now been released online and I got a chance to ask him a few questions about working with these new cameras. Read More

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Exclusive Nikon D800 Details from the Floor of NAB 2012

Hear about many of the exciting new features the camera has to offer

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 01, 2012

We grabbed Steve Heiner to learn more about Nikon's D800 camera and find out about what sort of new features we can expect. He details many of the camera's capabilities and tells us why and how it will impact the industry. Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Blackmagic’s Big Announcements at NAB 2012

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera was the Big News at the Show

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 01, 2012

Dan May, President at Blackmagic Design, tells us a little bit about the Blackmagic Cinema Camera which was one of the biggest announcements at NAB 2012. He also has some info about Blackmagic's other products including Teranex and Resolve. Read More

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NAB 2012: Canon C300 Image Processing

Canon's Larry Thorpe on the C300's quad-HD sensor and "super green" sampling

By Adam Wilt | May 01, 2012

Canon held a press dinner Monday night at NAB, where Larry Thorpe held forth on the Canon C300's use of a quad-HD sensor (2x HD resolution in both H and V dimensions) and how Canon's "super green" sampling boosts MTF and suppresses aliasing in the camera's 1080p images. Read More

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Overshadowed at NAB

3 interesting products that passed under the radar

By Mark Spencer | May 01, 2012

While I was once again teaching at Post|Production World at NAB this year, with classes every day, I did manage to make it to the show floor a few times. Since the big headline products have already been well covered here on PVC, I thought I'd share with you a few choice morsels I discovered at the show this year that you may not have heard about. Read More

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Overshadowed at NAB

3 interesting products that passed under the radar

By Mark Spencer | May 01, 2012

While I was once again teaching at Post|Production World at NAB this year, with classes every day, I did manage to make it to the show floor a few times. Since the big headline products have already been well covered here on PVC, I thought I'd share with you a few choice morsels I discovered at the show this year that you may not have heard about. Post|Production World was packed this year - great fun. I still managed to steal away for some time on the show floor. Read More

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Blackmagic Steals NAB 2012 With Their New Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Steals NAB 2012 With Their New Cinema Camera

New Super Camera Packs a 2.5K Sensor For Less Than $3000.00

By Clint Milby | April 30, 2012

If you heard a collective gasp coming from about ninety thousand people in Las Vegas last week, it was most likely in reaction to Blackmagic's ground breaking announcement that they are now officially a camera manufacturer. On April 16, 2012, Blackmagic Design unleashed the Blackmagic Cinema Camera on NAB and the world. It's not clear whether this will be a trend or a one time venture, but either way, this first effort at an image capture device packs a massive punch for the price. Read More

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OpenText Reveals New Products and Innovations at NAB 2012

OpenText Makes, Manages and Moves to help customers and companies with their digital asset management

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 30, 2012

John Price, Product Marketing Manager at OpenText, tells us about their Manage File Transfer and also talks about the people, problems and trends they have seen and discussed about at NAB 2012. Listen as he talks about the various issues OpenText is dealing with and working through in 2012 and beyond. Read More

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Fujinon Debuts PL 19-90 at NAB 2012

Fujinon Debuts PL 19-90 at NAB 2012

Thom Calabro shows off Fujinon's Latest and Greatest

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 30, 2012

Fujinon had a number of big announcements at NAB 2012 and Thom Calabro, Director, Marketing and Product Development, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, took the time to tell us about the PL 19-90 Cabrio (ZK4.7x19). The item features an exclusive detachable servo drive unit, making it suitable for use as a standard PL lens or as an ENG-Style lens. Read More

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NAB 2012: SpectraCal

This may be one of the most affordable monitor color calibration systems.

By Scott Simmons | April 28, 2012

One little booth I happened to come by as I walked the NAB show floor was SpectraCal. A bright red screen with a little device attached to it was all that I needed to stop by and check it out. SpectraCal was showing their solutions for measuring and calibrating accurate color on your client and grading monitors. Why do you need an accurate monitor? Are you using DaVinci Resolve?

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Edit Your Way with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 changes the way editors can look at their landscape

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 27, 2012

Edit professional productions with greater speed and precision in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, the industry-leading cross-platform video editing software that comes with Adobe Encore® CS6 and Adobe Media Encoder CS6 software. Sr. Product Manager Ellen Wixted tells us why the product will have such an impact on editors. Read More

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ARRI Lights Up NAB 2012

ARRI Lights Up NAB 2012

Watch and Listen as John Gresch shows off what ARRI had to offer at NAB 2012

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 27, 2012

John Gresch, ARRI Vice President of Lighting Products, takes the time to show us the ARRI LoCaster LED panel light that's color-tunable with various options and attachments. The ARRI LoCaster features an easy to use onboard controller with a choice of six color temperature settings, continuous dimming and an ON/OFF switch. Read More

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After Effects CS6 Tutorial: Exporting 3D Camera Tracker Data to Cinema 4D

You can export the results of the new 3D Camera Tracker to any application that has a way to accept AE keyframe data.

By Chris and Trish Meyer | April 27, 2012

One of the major new features in After Effect CS6 (which we previously previewed here) is a built-in 3D Camera Tracker. Rather than track a specific object or point, the 3DCT automatically tracks hundreds of points in a clip, and uses that information to reverse engineer where the camera was during the scene. This opens up all sorts of interesting workflows. Read More

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Autodesk’s Big Smoke Announcement at NAB 2012

Autodesk's Marc Hamaker tells the PVC team what users are in store for with the new Smoke

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 27, 2012

Autodesk has been hinting at a big announcement at NAB 2012 for some time now and at the show they did not disappoint. Smoke 2013, born out of two decades of visual effects leadership, features a unified creative workflow that brings powerful node-based compositing right in the timeline at a new price of $3,495 USD. Marc Hamaker, Senior Manager Product Marketing & Creative Finishing at Autodesk, tells the PVC audience a little bit about why the new Smoke is going to change things in the industry. Read More

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AJA Video Systems Sweeps NAB 2012 Best of Show Awards

Ki Pro Quad 4K/2K Portable Digital Recorder, Ki Pro Rack 1RU Tapeless Deck and T-TAP Thunderbolt Adapter Recognized with Awards

By PVC News Staff | April 27, 2012

AJA Video Systems introduced three new products at this year's NAB conference, all of which were recognized with "Best of Show" awards from industry thought leaders. AJA's Ki Pro Quad 4K/2K digital recording device won the InBroadcast Magazine InGEAR Award, the DV Magazine Black Diamond Award and the TV Technology STAR Award, as well as an honorable mention by Post Magazine in its Post Pick Awards, which are voted on by a panel of industry professionals who make their living using the types of tools recognized. T-TAP Thunderbolt Adapter won a DV Magazine Black Diamond Award, a Post Magazine Post Pick Award and a Videomaker Best of NAB Award, and the Ki Pro Rack 1RU tapeless deck recorder received a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award. Read More

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