Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Video Editing

In Review: AJA Ki Pro Mini

June 20, 2011

DV by Ned Soltz AJA’s latest acquisition solution is a winner. AJA is now shipping the Ki Pro Mini, a major step forward in the company’s line of direct-from-camera acquisition products. First came the I/O HD, a product I reviewed at its introduction some four years ago. At that point, its ability to transcode any Read More

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Videoguys' Options for Final Cut Editors

June 6, 2011

If you are a Final Cut Pro editor, unless you’ve been living in a cave up in the hills, you have heard all the hype about FCPX, the next generation of Final Cut Pro.  I’m intentionally not calling the product Final Cut Pro ver 10, because it isn’t a next version of Final Cut at Read More

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Mac Conversion Utility Now Available for Roland VR-5

May 20, 2011

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AJA KiPro Mini review + commentary

April 22, 2011

TechnoTur @PVC by Allan Tepper Like a miniature version of the original KiPro from AJA (which I reviewed in October 2009), the KiPro Mini performs many of the same functions (although not all of them) in a fraction of the space —and at a fraction of the cost— and is designed to dock onto the Read More

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Grass Valley's ADVC G-Series Now Shipping

April 18, 2011

The Grass Valley™ highly anticipated new line of conversion tools in its ADVC product range is now available and will begin shipping following NAB 2011. The four new ADVC G-Series converters are self-contained and offer a number of premium features, such as frame synchronization, 3D stereoscopic signal conversion, and true 1080p capability with 3Gb/s SDI Read More

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RSG Debuts VR-5 AV Mixer & Recorder with Output for Live Streaming at NAB

Bellingham, WA.  – Roland Systems Group is pleased to debut at NAB the recently announced  Roland VR-5, a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming.   The VR-5 will be showcased at the Roland Systems Group booth C4345 in the Central Hall. This unique product combines the power Read More

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New AJA Hi5-Fiber and FiDO SDI/Optical Fiber Mini-Converters Debut at NAB 2011

April 12, 2011

AJA Video Systems will debut five brand new Mini-Converters among the company’s product introductions at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference, April 11-14 in Las Vegas, NV. The leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions is showcasing the new Hi5-Fiber Mini-Converter and four new models of the FiDO family of SDI/Optical Fiber Mini-Converters. Read More

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AJA Announces FS2 Dual Channel Universal Frame Synchronizer and Converter

AJA Video Systems opens up myriad workflow possibilities with the launch of FS2, a universal frame synchronizer and converter with two completely independent channels that can be used separately or together, all in a compact 1RU design. Each FS2 video channel supports virtually any input or output: analog component or composite, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, Dual-Link and HDMI Read More

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Avid Delivers Greater Tactile Control for Colorists with New EUCON Partners

Avid® today announced that content creators can use Avid Artist Color to control the color grading features of Assimilate Scratch, Image Systems Nucoda (formerly Digital Vision), and Pomfort Silverstack SET Edition via native support for Avid’s EUCON™ protocol. Avid is also previewing EuControl version 2.6 at NAB, delivering Windows functionality for Artist Color. Today’s announcement Read More

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G-Technology Debuts Must Have A/V Storage Gear at NAB 2011

New tough and rugged G-DRIVE™ duro portable drive is the latest addition to the G-Technology family for capturing and transporting content in the field Three terabyte (3TB), 7,200 RPM Hitachi hard drives are a main ingredient across eight G-Technology high-performing external storage solutions for audio/video (A/V) pros G-Technology supports the new Thunderbolt™ technology developed by Read More

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