30 blog posts found matching keyword search for: SD to HD in Hillsdale
Equipment Review: Canon XA25 Professional HD Camcorder
by Bradford HillThe Canon XA25 Pro HD Camcorder is a compact 1/2" inch CMOS Sensor Camera with a lot of great and unexpected stand-out features. To start, its full auto & manual modes, its two XLR inputs, and an HDSDI slot packaged with the ability to shoot 1920x1080 at 59.94p are notable. While traveling on shoots, I was impressed with the capability to be able to record 1080p at 60fps within a moment’s notice. This frame rate is a new feature to the Canon line of cameras, which gives this camera a competitive edge. It is also easy to manage when set to auto mode, which comes in handy if a novice needs to use the camera on a small crew shoot, or to simply capture any ‘run-and-gun’ footage.
Published on Monday, December 30, 2013 2:47 PM
4K is here – what do we do with it?
by Katrina Diamond4K is here - what do we do with it? ANC Sports' Chief Technology Officer Mark Stross will join Newtek's Chief Technology Officer Dr. Andrew Cross to explore how to maximize the adoption of 4K. In 2013, ANC integrated a control system to drive a video display featuring physical pixels of 1080p x 3840p at the Seattle Mariners, including dissolving content to effectively playback two HD streams at once. Meanwhile, Newtek's broadcast equipment is found in HD control rooms around the world. They will tackle the most pressing issues in both signage and broadcast control rooms such as how to successfully drive larger, higher definition displays, as well as the challenges of outputting content featuring such large file sizes. Topics such as when to scale content, delivery speed and distribution will receive an open floor discussion as the industry comes together to take greater than HD displays to the next level.
Published on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2:32 PM
AbelCine Camera Technology Specialist Dives into the Age of Production Monitors
Production monitors are in a period of flux. As we transition from the familiar REC709 HD signal standard into an uncertain future, the idea that there is one “standard” monitor in the broadcasting/high-end video/digital cinema production space is no longer true, if it ever was. However, there are a few models that we like, use and consistently recommend to our customers at AbelCine.
Published on Friday, November 10, 2017 9:00 AM
Seeing the Big Picture: Field Monitors/Recorders Raise the Production Bar
The rise of professional field monitors and recorders (or some combination thereof) has to be one of the most interesting and welcome product developments for filmmakers in recent memory. Pushed by demand for more features and benefits, manufacturers have answered the call. This new breed of smaller yet powerful monitor/recorders takes production capabilities to a whole new level with 4K and beyond.
Published on Thursday, November 10, 2016 3:47 PM
Holiday Tech Guide: 13 Must-Have Gifts for the Ultimate "Tech Geek"
Everyone knows "it's the most wonderful time of the year" for many reasons. One in particular is looking forward to getting AND giving some of the coolest technology gifts. Whether you're after the latest cameras, camera accessories, or even robots and more, we have compiled a list of gift ideas that are sure to speak to all of our inner "geeks."
Published on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:36 PM
Give the Gift of Tech This Holiday Season: Our 2015 Guide for Tech Geeks
Hunting for the perfect gift for the techies in your life, or even just shopping to buy a gift for yourself? (We don't judge.) Look no further: ProductionHUB is here to act as Santa's helper! Here are some of the best gadgets and gizmos that are sure to please everyone on your list.
Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:58 AM
In Review: Hasselblad H6D-100c
Wow. There I said it. Wow. The Hasselblad H6D-100c was a camera unlike any I have shot with before. Right from the beginning, I knew that this camera was going to be special. From the spectacular imaging right down to the spot on display this camera rocks. To be honest, I've wanted to own or shoot on a Hasselblad for as long as I can remember. So when I had the opportunity to get a hold of one, I could not wait.
Published on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:00 AM
3 Tips for Creating Sound A/V in Worship
by Robert Kelm, Family Harvest Church's Media and IT Systems EngineerWhen it comes to creating A/V for a house of worship, making sure everything is pitch perfect can be a challenge. Learn three key tips that will help you create the best audio and visual performance to date.
Published on Monday, February 10, 2014 10:42 AM
Visual Data Takes a Quantum Leap into UHD and AI-Powered Post Production
Visual Data Media Services provides post-production services, film scanning and transcoding for a wide range of international customers, preparing content for distribution across the world’s premier broadcast channels and digital platforms. For more than two decades, the company has successfully provided everything from ingest and scanning to editing, captioning and localization, growing to become a premier resource for the entire mastering and delivery process. But last year, with a tremendous increase in 4K and ultra high definition (UHD) projects, Visual Data’s systems were struggling to keep up.
Published on Friday, August 24, 2018 10:00 AM
In Review: The Production Bot Switch 8
I was a bit skeptical when I saw Production Bot, the portable live broadcast studio, earlier this year at the NAB Show. I'll admit that I'm an old school Technical Director and set in my thoughts as to what a switcher was and what a switcher should be. But, I'm always looking for new and exciting gear to make live production easier. Assistant Technical Director and Production Bot guru Nick Walsh showed me the ins-and-outs of the Production Bot Switch 8 — and I must say I'm pleasantly surprised by what this little switcher can do.
Published on Monday, July 2, 2018 10:00 AM
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