Newsletter from 26/10/2021
Panasonic Introduces New PTZ Camera Lineup
Panasonic has announced a refresh of its market-leading PTZ camera range with five new models to address market needs. The 4K integrated cameras AW-UE80W/K, AW-UE50W/K, AW-UE40W/K, AW-UE20W/K and the HD integrated camera AW-HE20W/K will be released sequentially from the first quarter of 2022. All the cameras have a new proprietary direct drive system based on Panasonic’s own technology for quiet and smooth vertical and horizontal directions.
Shure Rolls Out Third-Party Integration And Control With Aaton Digital And Sound Devices For Axient Digital Dual-Channel Portable Wireless Receiver
In June, Shure launched the ADX5D – Axient® Digital Dual-Channel Portable Wireless Receiver. Now, users can enhance their workflow experience with ADX5D’s latest firmware update (1.3.26), including third-party integration and control with select portable mixers and recorders from Sound Devices and Aaton Digital.
AJA Announces T-TAP Pro Compatibility with Autodesk Flame
AJA Video Systems today announced T-TAP Pro support for Autodesk’s Flame Family of VFX and creative finishing tools – now available in new v2022.2 releases from Autodesk. New T-TAP Pro compatibility extends high-quality video monitoring and output to Autodesk® Flame®, Flame Assist and Flare™ workflows on compatible macOS workstations. Whether delivering VFX, 3D compositing, color grading or editorial finishing in Flame, T-TAP Pro offers streamlined Thunderbolt™ 3-connected monitoring and output of high-quality HDR and HFR video up to 4K/UltraHD over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on supported Apple Mac desktop or MacBook Pro laptop computers.
Pronology Presents Streamfile Core Enterprise
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge broadcast workflow solutions, now offers StreamFile Core Enterprise, a cross-platform web-based software application that is specifically designed for large teams. StreamFile Core Enterprise is a tool for receiving IP video protocols and encoding them into editor-friendly formats such as ProRes, DNx, XDCam, H.264 and others. It integrates both NewTek NDI® and Haivison SRT support, providing increased IP and streaming capabilities.
Introducing M1 Pro and M1 Max: the most powerful chips Apple has ever built
Apple announced M1 Pro and M1 Max, the next breakthrough chips for the Mac. Scaling up M1’s transformational architecture, M1 Pro offers amazing performance with industry-leading power efficiency, while M1 Max takes these capabilities to new heights. The CPU in M1 Pro and M1 Max delivers up to 70 percent faster CPU performance than M1, so tasks like compiling projects in Xcode are faster than ever. The GPU in M1 Pro is up to 2x faster than M1, while M1 Max is up to an astonishing 4x faster than M1, allowing pro users to fly through the most demanding graphics workflows.
Collaborate in the cloud with Powersoft ArmoníaPlus 2.2
Powersoft today announced that version 2.2 of ArmoníaPlus – a major update which enables integrators to share projects and work collaboratively in the cloud – is now available to download from its website. The update transforms the already industry adopted system design software by freeing systems integrators, designers and installers from the constraints of local storage, making it possible to access and collaborate on projects remotely from anywhere in the world.
Polymotion Chat Pro For Automated Control Of Its PTZ And Box Cameras
Panasonic has announced a partnership with MARK ROBERTS MOTION CONTROL LTD (“MRMC”), to offer an exclusive version of its Polymotion Chat Pro software for automated control of Panasonic integrated PTZ cameras, PTZ heads and Box cameras. Available from this month, Polymotion Chat Pro Panasonic Edition is an easily deployable software solution that allows an operator to automate tracking and filming from up to three cameras from a single PC. Using limb detection software, Polymotion Chat tracks a presenter and/or guests and provides the same reliable and natural camera moves that you would expect from a human operator.
Cobalt® Digital Targets Need for Multiple Video Feeds with openGear® 9905‑MPx Multi-Channel Processor
Cobalt® Digital, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has answered the need for handling and processing multiple video feeds with its 9905-MPx multi-channel processor. The 9905-MPx is a next-generation advanced scaler/frame openGear synchronizer developed in direct response to customer needs for a single module that supports four independent signal paths.
Sound Devices Joins Audiotonix Group
Audiotonix, the group which comprises the Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, and Solid State Logic entertainment technology brands, announces the acquisition of US-based Sound Devices LLC as part of its expanding group. The transaction, which was concluded today, further extends the Audiotonix professional solutions for audio production environments.
IMAGENICS Joins SDVoE Alliance
The SDVoE Alliance® today announced that IMAGENICS, a leading Japanese developer and manufacturer of audio/video solutions, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. The company’s NEX-SMART series of products is built on SDVoE™ technology and includes CAT6A, single-mode optical fiber and multi-mode optical fiber transmitters and receivers, control units, and Windows configuration applications.