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YouTube Tags 4K Videos For Better Visibility

YouTube Tags 4K Videos For Better Visibility After switching to HTML5 for better video load times, YouTube has started tagging videos with 4K content. This tag will show up next to video thumbnails and just like the ‘HD’ tag, 4K videos would carry a ‘4K’ tag in the same place. 

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Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

Fast action production has required the use of high frame rates for many years. HD formats up to 1080p60 are very common and broadcasters cannot move to Ultra HD unless they can get the same high frame rate workflows they need. Now the new ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K provides the same high frame rates because it has been designed from the ground up to support Ultra HD up to 2160p60. With this one switcher, broadcasters can keep their high frame rate workflows but get twice the resolution for amazing looking pictures.

Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K Pro

Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K Pro New DeckLink 4K Pro PCIe capture card features 12G-SDI for capture and playback in SD, HD, Ultra HD and DCI 4K formats up to 60 frames per second! NAB 2015, Las Vegas, USA - April 13, 2015 - Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 4K Pro, a new dual link 12G-SDI capture and playback card that includes an extremely high performance 8 lane PCI Express Generation 2 connection for dual stream capture and playback of high frame rate Ultra HD and 4K video up to 2160p60. DeckLink 4K Pro will…

Canon is Developing High-Magnification, Long-Focal-Length Broadcast Field Zoom Lens Supporting 4K Production

Canon is Developing High-Magnification, Long-Focal-Length Broadcast Field Zoom Lens Supporting 4K Production Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that its parent company, Canon Inc., is currently developing a high-zoom-ratio, long-focal-length field zoom lens that provides superb imaging performance for use with 4K-capable broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. Canon will exhibit a prototype of the 4K field zoom lens at the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show at booth #C432 from April 13 to 16 in Las Vegas.

Blackmagic Design Announces Camera Update 2.3

Blackmagic Design Announces Camera Update 2.3 Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 2.3, which is a major update for Blackmagic URSA cameras. This new software adds support for HD window mode allowing 150fps recording in 1920 x 1080 resolutions, adds support for ProRes 444 XQ, allows recording onto 2 CFast 2 cards simultaneously in RAW allowing higher frame rates in RAW and also adds support for the new V2 4K URSA image sensor which allows Ultra HD capture to 120 fps.

Hitachi to Demo 4K Broadcast Camera at 2015 NAB Show

Hitachi to Demo 4K Broadcast Camera at 2015 NAB Show Hitachi Kokusai will demonstrate its SK-UHD4000 broadcast 4K Ultra-HDTV camera at the 2015 NAB Show. It uses standard 2/3-inch B4 mount HDTV lenses, eliminating need for optically degenerative lens mount adapters. This lets broadcasters use their existing HDTV lenses and production workflows to shoot 4K-video.

EIZO Announces Shipping of Self-Calibrating DCI 4K Monitor for Media & Entertainment

EIZO Announces Shipping of Self-Calibrating  DCI 4K Monitor for Media & Entertainment EIZO Inc. today announced the shipping release of the ColorEdge CG318-4K, a 31-inch monitor with a DCI (Digital Cinema Initiatives) 4K (4096 x 2160) native resolution. The ColorEdge CG318-4K is designed for media & entertainment fields like cinema and broadcasting that are employing increasingly high-resolution formats and require appropriate display solutions for 2D and 3D CGI (computer-generated imagery), visual effects, compositing, and color grading. It can be used for both editing and reference work. It is also ideal for professionals in photography and printing requiring a monitor with a high resolution and pixel density.

Bexel Expands Inventory with Investment in Fujinon Cabrio Lenses

Bexel Expands Inventory with Investment in Fujinon Cabrio Lenses Company Launches Full-Sensor Imaging Initiative and Grows Support for 4K Production Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group's Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced the purchase of 28 Cabrio PL Cine Lenses from Fujifilm, a leading global manufacturer of optical devices. The major investment, totaling more than 1.5 million dollars, brings Bexel's current inventory of Fujinon Cabrio Lenses to a total of 40. Tom Dickinson, CTO of Bexel,…

Spotlight on 4K - Rohde & Schwarz Devoting its Product Portfolio at NAB 2015 to the High-Resolution Standard

Spotlight on 4K - Rohde & Schwarz Devoting its Product Portfolio at NAB 2015 to the High-Resolution Standard Munich — Rohde & Schwarz has long been supporting the 4K digital video format with its range of products. At NAB 2015 in Las Vegas, the company will showcase yet another application for this format with its R&S VENICE ingest and production server. In live demonstrations, Rohde & Schwarz will also show how its current generation of transmitters can significantly lower operating costs. Plus, the latest T&M products for developing and manufacturing devices and components for the DOCSIS 3.1 broadband standard will be presented. The solutions from the broadcast and media specialist will be on display at booth SL1105 in South Lower Hall.

HighPoint Four-To-Forty-Port SAS & SATA 6Gb/s RAID Controllers and HBAs Now 4Kn Ready!

HighPoint Four-To-Forty-Port SAS & SATA 6Gb/s RAID Controllers and HBAs Now 4Kn Ready! HighPoint manufactures the industry’s most diverse selection of SAS and SATA 6Gb/s RAID and HBA product lines. We are proud toannounce that our Rocket and RocketRAID 4500, 2700, and 750 series RAID HBA’s are now ready to integrate4Kn advanced format technology and ultra-high capacity hard drives into a wide range of storage applications, from video editing to digital archiving and data centers.