Libec Offers TH-X H Video Head As Individual Model

The flat base/65mm video head is part of the company’s popular TH-X high-spec entry-level tripod system, plus a limited-time promotion
Libec
The TH-X is Libec’s new high-spec entry-level tripod system, featuring the flat base/65mm video head. Now the company is offering the popular head as an individual model. The TH-X is an all-in-one tripod system designed for 4K UHD/HD/DV camcorders and DSLR cameras for a variety of applications, from docs, to weddings and events, to nature, sports... Read more

Core SWX Introduces HC9 Mini

To meet the needs of those who need a power solution that’s compatible with more compact digital stills and motion cameras, Core SWX debuted the HC9 Mini at NAB 2017. As the newest addition to the company’s Hypercore line, this 98wh (14.8v) battery is a lighter, more mobile option for camera set-ups, weighing in at Read more…

Core Swx Expands Hypercore Battery Line With Hc9 “Mini” At Nab 2017
To meet the needs of those who need a power solution that’s compatible with more compact digital stills and motion cameras, Core SWX debuted the HC9 Mini at NAB 2017. As the newest addition to the company’s Hypercore line, this 98wh (14.8v) battery is a lighter, more mobile option for camera set-ups, weighing in at 1.9 lbs. and only 3.54 in. x 4.65... Read more

Olympus Firmware Updates For OM-D And PEN Cameras

Available immediately, the updates are designed to enhance the performance of Olympus cameras and lenses with the latest functions, including compatibility with the Profoto Air Remote TTL-O
Olympus
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus has announced performance firmware updates for OM-D and PEN cameras—currently, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, OM-D E-M5 Mark II and PEN-F—and select M.ZUIKO PRO lenses. The updates are available immediately and also include optimization with the new Profoto Air Remote TTL-O, which includes TTL and HSS compatibility with... Read more

Fingazoom Adds One-Finger Control To Lenses

Kickstarter-funded tool makes pulling focus or zoom easy.
Fingazoom lens control
Anyone familiar with pulling focus or dialing-in a focal length knows that without a dedicated control, the process can be difficult and inaccurate. Many pull-focus shots have been ruined with jerky lens settings changes. The Fingazoom is a new, clever accessory that adds finger tabs to the zoom and focus dials, for quick, accurate control, while still... Read more

Broncolor Launches Apps For Siros Monolights And New Scoro WiFi Flash Packs

The new bronControl apps provide control of the lighting solutions from any WiFi-capable device
broncolor
broncolor has launched new apps for the Siros and Siros L monolights and the new Scoro WiFi flash packs—the Scoro 3200S WiFi/RFS2, Scoro 1600S WiFi/RFS2, Scoro 3200E WiFi/RFS2 and Scoro 1600E WiFi/RFS2. The new bronControl apps provide videographers and photographers with control of the monolights and flash packs from any WiFi-capable iOS, Android,... Read more

Ricoh Imaging Shows Theta 360-Degree Prototype Camera At NAB 2017

Scheduled for launch later this year, the camera features 4K video and livestreaming
Ricoh Imaging
At NAB 2017, Ricoh Imaging shared for the first time a prototype of its Theta 360-degree camera, which features 4K video and livestreaming. The new camera builds on the Theta S and SC spherical imaging cameras introduced in 2013, with the same sleek design, but ups the technology. These are the only specs available now: Shoots 360º 4K 30 fps video A... Read more

Audio-Technica Launches High-Density 6000 Series Wireless System At NAB 2017

The spectrum-efficient solution accommodates 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth; the company’s Content Creation microphones are on display, too
Audio-Technica
The main components from the Audio-Technica 6000 Series Wireless System. Shown are the ATW-R6200 receiver (bottom) and two ATW-T6001 body-pack transmitters. At NAB 2017, Audio-Technica introduced its high-density 6000 Series wireless system. The spectrum-efficient solution accommodates 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth, addressing the issues in the... Read more

Promise Technology Expands Pegasus Storage Solutions At NAB 2017

The company has debuted the Pegasus 3 M4 Thunderbolt 3 RAID for creative professionals, plus introduces other new storage solutions
Promise Technology
At NAB 2017, Promise Technology introduced the Pegasus 3 M4 Thunderbolt 3 RAID storage solution using Flash devices, designed for creative professionals. Pegasus3 M4 supports 8x M.2 SATA Flash modules and provides the fastest speed allowed by Thunderbolt 3 for high-speed data transfer from cameras and onsite and local editing. The new direct attached... Read more

NUGEN Audio Debuts Halo Downmix At NAB 2017

The award-winning Halo line expands for precision downmixing of feature and 5.1 mixes
NUGEN Audio
NUGEN Audio has expanded its award-winning Halo line at NAB 2017 with the launch of the new Halo Downmix for precision downmixing of feature and 5.1 mixes. Here are some highlights from NUGEN: Unprecedented adjustment, with visual controls for relative levels, timing and direct vs. ambient sound balance Dialog level can be maintained effectively with... Read more

Avid Announces Next Phase Of Avid Everywhere At NAB 2017

Expansion of the Avid MediaCentral Platform includes extending to the cloud, 4K/IP workflows and enhancing immersive workflows, plus major advancements across all product suites
Avid
At NAB 2017, Avid has announced the next phase of Avid Everywhere, with a host of major advancements across all products, as well as the expansion of the Avid MediaCentral Platform. Here’s an encapsulation of all the exciting news from Avid (with links below), and there’s a lot of it! Extending MediaCentral to the cloud: With new cloud-based applications,... Read more

Zylight And Chimera Lighting Partner To Provide Active Diffusion Technology

Built into a flexible LCD screen, the Zylight’s Active Diffusion filter produces adjustable levels of diffusion, making diffusion gel changes unnecessary
Zylight Chimera Lighting
Zylight and Chimera Lighting have partnered to manufacture and distribute Active Diffusion, Zylight’s patented electronic diffusion technology. Built into a flexible LCD screen, the new Active Diffusion filter produces adjustable levels of diffusion, making diffusion gel changes unnecessary. Housed in a gel frame or coupled with a Chimera softbox,... Read more

Shure Introduces Axient Digital Wireless System At NAB 2017

Building on the company’s UHF-R, ULX-D and Axient wireless systems, Axient Digital is suitable for a variety of professional applications
Shure
Shure has introduced its Axient Digital Wireless System at NAB 2017, building on the company’s UHF-R, ULX-D and Axient wireless systems to create what Shure calls the most advanced wireless platform, to date. Suitable for a variety of professional applications, the Axient Digital system features a receiver compatible with two transmitters, the AD... Read more
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