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SONY 4K MEMORY PLAYER

SONY 4K MEMORY PLAYER

Sony has announced its new 4K SxS memory player, the PMW-PZ1, will be available from June this year. The device features playback capability for 4K (24p to 60p) and HD video, and supports formats including XAVC Intra, XAVC Long, MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD. “Despite the rapid growth of 4K shooting and editing, the playback of
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March 13, 2015 Products

ISE 2015: 4K FROM TRIPLEPLAY

ISE 2015: 4K FROM TRIPLEPLAY

The UK’s Tripleplay has announced 4K compatibility for its TripleSign digital signage platform. The solution uses hardware from media player specialist Shuttle to enable its users to add 4K to digital signage deployments. “While 4K is not yet a mainstream requirement it is widely acknowledged that many businesses will demand the improved quality it can
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January 30, 2015 Products

CRESTRON OFFERS COMPLETE 4K LINE

CRESTRON OFFERS COMPLETE 4K LINE

The world is adopting 4K at breakneck speed, rendering 2K technology obsolete just as rapidly according to Crestron. “There’s simply no point in purchasing 2K technology any longer,” says the company’s chief technology officer Fred Bargetzi. “Additionally, we’re seeing more and more higher resolution devices, such as 2560×1440 output from Apple laptops, which require more
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January 19, 2015 Products

COMPACT EXTRON 4K MATRIX SWITCHER

COMPACT EXTRON 4K MATRIX SWITCHER

The new DTP CrossPoint 84 matrix switcher delivers all the capabilities needed to design and integrate a complete AV system including an 8×4 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, two built-in independent scalers, integrated DTP and XTP transmitters and receivers, and comprehensive audio DSP capabilities “unmatched in the industry” according to Extron. “The DTP
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January 16, 2015 Products

INDUSTRY GIANTS RALLY UNDER 4K BANNER

INDUSTRY GIANTS RALLY UNDER 4K BANNER

Leading Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have announced the launch of the UHD (Ultra High Definition) Alliance. The coalition, revealed at CES 2015 last week, aims to set the bar for next generation video by establishing new standards to support innovation in technologies including 4K and higher resolutions, high
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January 12, 2015 Companies

INDUSTRY-FIRST 98-INCH 4K TOUCH DISPLAY

INDUSTRY-FIRST 98-INCH 4K TOUCH DISPLAY

Planar has launched the industry’s largest 4K touch display with its Planar UltraRes 98” Touch. Combining a multi-touch, multi-user experience with native Ultra HD resolution, the display is designed for resolution-rich collaborative applications including meeting rooms, training facilities, command and control centres, and interactive digital signage. “Planar has been first to market with a variety
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December 17, 2014 Products

4K FIBER OPTIC EXTENDER

4K FIBER OPTIC EXTENDER

Extending Ultra HD long distances requires an intelligent solution with the proper bandwidth to support 4K video resolutions. Gefen says it has the answer, with its new 4K extender delivering resolutions up to 4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz) with RS-232 and bi-directional IR using one SC-terminated fiber optic cable. The long-range solution is effective
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October 28, 2014 Products

MIXED SCREEN MEDIA PLAYERS

MIXED SCREEN MEDIA PLAYERS

A new range of 4K media players from the UK’s ONELAN support mixed screen orientations, making them ideal for feature video walls and retail applications. The true multizone players offer wi-fi, touch options and zone transparency, support IP streaming of 4K Ultra HD video, MPEG and audio streams, and can also serve video streams from
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October 9, 2014 Products

ULTRA-FAST MEMORY CARDS

ULTRA-FAST MEMORY CARDS

Sony has expanded its line of ultra-fast SxS professional memory cards for 4K video capture and high-bandwidth workflows. The new cards offer maximum read speeds of up to 3.5Gbps (440MB/s) and write speeds of up to 2.8Gbps (350MB/s), using the advanced PCIe Generation2 interface and a new intelligent controller to double high-speed data transfer rates and
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October 2, 2014 Products

TIGHT SHOTS IN TIGHT SPOTS

TIGHT SHOTS IN TIGHT SPOTS

Designed for professional shooting in tricky spaces, the new 4KSDI from Canada’s IO Industries is a single-piece 4K camera head with 3G/HD-SDI outputs for connection to separate recorders and monitors, Super-35mm global shutter sensor, 10-bit 4:2:2 RAW capture, interchangeable lens mount, and multiple output formats to support various applications. Unveiled at IBC 2014, the broadcast
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September 16, 2014 Products