WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., has announced the DT-E21L4 21-inch and DT-E17L4G 17-inch monitors, the first models in its new cost-effective E Series of professional LCD monitors. Driven by mercury-free LED backlighting, the new units consume 20-30 percent less power than LCDs using conventional CCFL-driven lighting.
Both E Series monitors feature a new full HD resolution 1920×1080 TN panel with 10-bit color processing and an IMD (in-monitor display) function based on TSL’s UMD protocol, version 4.0. HDMI, analog RGB video, and component video inputs, as well as composite video and HD/SD-SDI I/O, accommodate a variety of sources. Click here to continue reading…
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., has added the DT-V21G11Z 21-inch HD monitor to its high-end Vérité G Series of professional LCD monitors. The new model is the first in the G Series to be driven by mercury-free white LED backlighting. As a result, it consumes 20-30 percent less power than LCDs using conventional CCFL-driven lighting, but does not sacrifice its highly accurate image quality. Click here to continue reading…
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced its intention to support the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) “AS-10: MXF for Production” project with its new GY-HM650 ProHD handheld mobile news camera, which will be demonstrated at the 2012 NAB Show (Booth C4314) in Las Vegas, Nev., April 16-19. The project is designed to establish a common MXF file format for a typical end-to-end production workflow.
With built-in FTP and Wi-Fi connectivity, the GY-HM650 camcorder is designed to shoot and deliver news footage faster than ever. It records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats to non-proprietary SDHC or SDXC media cards, including MXF files with rich descriptive metadata that is optimized for news production workflow. Metadata can be sent to the camcorder from a WiFi connected device, such as an iPhone or Android smartphone, using JVC developed apps or received from the news desk editor via FTP. Click here to continue reading…
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced the SR-HD2500US, the latest model in its successful line of high performance professional combo decks. With its built-in Blu-ray recorder and 500 GB hard drive, the unit provides easy duplication and disc authoring without a PC. Plus, it features an HD/SD-SDI input, which allows it to connect to most professional video systems and provide direct recording of a live signal to Blu-ray disc.
“With its built-in HD-SDI interface, the new SR-HD2500US is compatible with most HD production switchers,” explained Dave Walton, JVC assistant vice president, marketing communications. “Beyond traditional duplication tasks, our new combo deck is a very valuable tool for live events, because a producer can deliver a Blu-ray copy of a program to their client as soon as the program is completed.” Click here to continue reading…
LAS VEGAS (April 16, 2012) – JVC KENWOOD and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced today that I, Robot, the successful science-fiction action film, will be the first title in a series of legacy movies being converted to Blu-ray 3D for the home. JVC KENWOOD has developed a new 2D3D conversion process that will convert movies to Blu-ray 3D.
Futuresource is predicting some 8.8 million households with a 3D-equipped HDTVs by the end of 2012 and over 18 million households by the end of 2013. The increased interest in the format will bring a greater demand for quality 3D movies in the marketplace.
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced the GY-HM600, a next-generation handheld ProHD camera that delivers exceptional imagery and features for news, sports, and independent production. It features a built-in wide angle 23x autofocus zoom lens, delivers superior low-light performance, and provides excellent sensitivity (F11 at 2000 lux) in a comfortable, versatile form factor. The new HD camera will be demonstrated at the 2012 NAB Show (Booth C4314) in Las Vegas, Nev., April 16-19.
The lightweight camera records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats, including native XDCAM EX™ (.MP4), Final Cut Pro™ (.MOV), and AVCHD, to non-proprietary SDHC or SDXC media cards. In addition to relay mode for uninterrupted recording, the GY-HM600 allows simultaneous recording to both memory cards for instant backup or client copy.
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., has ushered in a new era of mobile newsgathering with its new GY-HM650 ProHD handheld mobile news camera, which can shoot and deliver news footage faster than ever. Equipped with dual codecs, it produces full HD files on one memory card while simultaneously creating smaller, Web-friendly files (1/4 HD) on a second card. With built-in FTP and Wi-Fi connectivity, the GY-HM650 delivers the footage back to a station without a microwave or satellite connection.
With a built-in Fujinon wide angle 23x zoom lens, superior low-light performance, and excellent sensitivity (F11 at 2000 lux), the GY-HM650 has ideal optics for challenging shooting environments. The HD lens has a focal range of 29mm-667mm (35mm equivalent) and includes manual focus, servo zoom, and iris rings, along with three ND filters and a removable hood. Other features include JVC’s auto-focus with face detection and an optical image stabilizer.
Equipped with three, 1/3-inch 1920×1080 12-bit CMOS sensors, the lightweight GY-HM650 records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats, including native XDCAM EX™ (.MP4), Final Cut Pro™ (.MOV), and AVCHD, to non-proprietary SDHC or SDXC media cards. It also records .MXF files with rich descriptive metadata that is optimized for asset management. The camera also includes HD-SDI and HDMI outputs for easy monitoring of HD footage.
WAYNE, NJ (April 16, 2012) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced the world’s first handheld 4K camcorder, the GY-HMQ10, is now shipping. Powered by JVC’s Falconbrid large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed signal processing and a 1/2-inch CMOS imager with 8.3 million active pixels, it captures, records, and plays video images in real time at four times the resolution of high definition television (3840×2160) at 24p, 50p, or 60p.
In addition to 4K imaging, the GY-HMQ10 also captures and records 1080i or 1080/60p full HD in a format compatible with most editing systems, with extraordinary detail provided by its 8.3 megapixel imager and superior built-in F2.8 10x zoom lens with optical image stabilizer. Plus, an HD image can be cropped from an 4K frame in real time or in post production using the camera’s 3.5-inch touch panel LCD display.
“Even if the finished product is delivered in today’s HD resolution, 4K acquisition offers a number of technical and artistic advantages over HD acquisition,” said Edgar Shane, general manager of engineering. “We are at the beginning of end-to-end 4K production, and we have only started to scratch the surface of potential applications of the GY-HMQ10. It is truly a breakthrough product at a breakthrough price.”
JVC’s exclusive processing technology takes raw image data from the camera’s CMOS device and dematrixes (deBayers) it in real time. Unlike many high end 4K cameras, the GY-HMQ10 can output 4K images to a monitor or projection system in real time with virtually no latency, which makes it useful in a variety of applications. For example, the GY-HMQ10 can be used to feed four large 1080p flat screen monitors in a quad configuration (via four HDMI terminals) to create a large video wall presentation during a live event. Plus, with its built-in cropping feature, the GY-HMQ10 also has potential news, sports, and surveillance applications.
Using MPEG-4 technology and a variable bit rate H.264 codec operating at up to 144 Mbps, the GY-HMQ10 records up to two hours of 4K video to economical SDHC or SDXC memory cards. Similar in size to JVC’s popular GY-HM150 ProHD handheld camcorder, the GY-HMQ10 features JVC’s patented Focus Assist, as well as manual and auto control of focus, iris, gain, shutter, gamma, color matrix, and white balance. In addition to its flip-out LCD monitor, it also includes a color LCOS viewfinder and a new, intuitive user interface.
For audio, the GY-HMQ10 is equipped with manual level controls and offers audio metering in the LCD and viewfinder displays. A microphone holder and two balanced XLR connectors with phantom power are located on the handle. The camera is also equipped with a built-in stereo mic for ambient sound pickup.
The GY-HMQ10 has a suggested list price of $5,550.
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Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Professional Products Company is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD Corporation. JVC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment, security products including IP network cameras and recorders, premium front projection systems for home theater use, and projection displays and optics used in aviation simulators. The JVC Technology Center provides advanced technology in support of major JVC business alliances. For further product information, visit JVC Professional’s Web site at http://pro.jvc.com or call (800) 582-5825.