Sony Launches Solid State Drives For Professional Video Recorders

The G Series SV-GS96 and SV-GS48 are designed for high-speed recording with camcorders and high-performance DSLRs
Sony solid-state drives
Sony is growing its media solutions product line with the G Series Professional Solid State Drives, the SV-GS96 and SV-GS48. With 960 GB and 480 GB capacities, respectively, the sleek and compact new drives are fast and reliable, designed for videographers and other creatives who need 4K and higher bitrate recording with camcorders and high-performance... Read more

Osprey Video Introduces Three New Talon Models

The new stand-alone hardware encoders (and one decoder) deliver live, broadcast-quality video in a small-sized package
Osprey Video Talon encoders
Osprey Video Talon G2 Contribution Encoder Osprey Video has introduced three new Talon models—two new stand-alone hardware encoders and one decoder—delivering live, broadcast-quality video in a small-sized package. The Talon G1H is an HDMI or CVBS version of the Talon G1 encoder, that’s lower priced and easier to use; the Talon G2 contribution... Read more

Western Digital Offers First Portable SSD

With My Passport SSD, the company adds solid-state technology to its portable storage device series, with transfer speeds up to 515 MB/s
Western Digital My Passport SSD
Western Digital has added solid-state storage to its line of portable storage devices with My Passport SSD. The fastest My Passport drive, to date, it’s designed for creatives, transferring video and image files at speeds of up to 515 MB/s using USB Type-C. Enclosed in a shock-resistant case, the compact drive can withstand drops of up to 6.5 feet,... Read more

Zeiss Adds Batis 2.8/135 To The Series

The compact telephoto is the first 135mm AF focal length for Sony’s mirrorless E-mount camera system
Zeiss Batis 2.8/135
Zeiss has announced the addition of the Batis 2.8/135 to the family, representing the first 135mm autofocus focal length designed for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless E-mount camera system. The new compact, lightweight lens joins the 2.8/18, 2/25 and 1.8/85 focal lengths in the Batis line. Featuring a built-in optical image stabilizer to prevent the effects... Read more

Robot Skin GH5 From LockCircle

The innovative lightweight accessory is designed to protect the new Panasonic Lumix GH5
LockCircle Robot Skin GH5
LockCircle’s research and development team took a different tack when designing the new Robot Skin GH5 for the Panasonic Lumix GH5. The word “cage” didn’t seem to fit the mirrorless camera, so after much design and engineering testing and user feedback, the result is the innovative Robot Skin GH5, more of a “second skin” than a mechanical... Read more

MacVideo Promo Introduces Free Pro Video Editor

The Media 100 Suite v2.1.8 video-editing software for macOS features a fast, intuitive interface
Media 100 Suite v2.1.8
Image courtesy of Media 100 MacVideo Promo has just launched Media 100 Suite v2.1.8, free professional and easy-to-use video editing software for macOS. Featuring a fast, intuitive interface, the video editor supports 4K, 2K, HD and SD, delivering broadcast-quality output for tape- and file-based workflows. Edit in Media 100, then export the Media 100... Read more

Killer Tracks Announces Trailer Music Label ICON

The new label features music for movie trailers, TV promos, advertising, games, sports and other media
Killer Tracks Announces Trailer Music Label ICON
Killer Tracks has a launched a new music label called ICON, which features music for movie trailers, TV promos, advertising, games, sports and other media, and “creates enormous orchestral themes and electrifying hybrid compositions build around sweeping and memorable melodies. Created and produced by composers Frederik Wiedmann and Joel Goodman,... Read more

VidOvation To Showcase Numerous Systems At NAB

The company will have on hand many of its latest video transmission and distribution products
VidOvation VidOlink Reacher 1500 VidOvation will be showcasing many of its latest video transmission and distribution products at NAB—April 22-27 in Las Vegas. Products to look out for include: A new Ku- and Ka-Band satellite terminal—the lightweight, portable, and easy-to-deploy VidOsat, which fully integrates with the AVIWEST DMNG PRO bonded... Read more

Fotodiox Pro Introduces FACTOR Bi-Color LED Panels

The new lighting system features nine models, designed for spot illumination, studio-style shoots and area lighting
Fotodiox Pro FACTOR LED panels
Fotodiox Pro FACTOR 1.5×1.5 V-3000ASVL Bicolor Dimmable Studio Light Fotodiox Pro has launched a new lighting system, the FACTOR bi-color LED panels, designed for spot illumination, studio-style shoots and area lighting. Nine models make up the versatile line, in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate series-specific modifiers for shaping... Read more

Leica Thalia Prime Lenses Featured At NAB 2017

The set of large-format optics from CW Sonderoptic includes nine spherical lenses from 24mm to 180mm
Leica Thalia lenses
CW Sonderoptic introduces the Leica Thalia series of prime lenses. The large-format optics include 24mm, 30mm, 35mm, 45mm, 70mm, 100mm, 120mm and 180mm focal lengths, with an image circle of 60mm diagonally for coverage of ARRI Alexa 65, VistaVision and Super 35 film and digital formats. The spherical lenses feature a unique iris design, which maintains... Read more