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We’re constantly working in partnership with renowned institutes and industry experts to generate insight into IT in today’s commercial world. Based on direct customer contact and in-depth analysis of the market, our research is an ideal source of information when you’re making your IT purchasing decisions.

You’ll find all of our reports and research below.

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    VariCam: Exquisitely sensitive and colourful

    With a dual native ISO, 14+ stops of dynamic range and enhanced colour rendition, the new generation of Varicams have remarkable and unique talents. The latest generation of VariCams, designed with cinema, TV drama and all genres of high-quality filmmaking in mind, is capable of vivid, high-resolution images, in 4k HDR.
    The VariCam 35 and VariCam LT have a remarkable ability to shoot with two native ISOs: 800 and 5000, which makes them uniquely flexible.

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    VariCam LT: High end cinema cameras enter the world of live TV

    With the release of Firmware Version 6, the Varicam family is moving into entirely new territory: live television. And bringing with it a whole range of talents. Panasonic is calling this functionality 'CineLive'

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    VariCam LT Ready for Live White Paper

    This white paper describes the method for setting up a VariCam LT for operation in a multi‐camera system. 

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    There’s a new and clever way to set up and control the Panasonic EVA1!

    Panasonic’s remote control app for the EVA1 camera works wirelessly and gives full access to the cameras menus and functions

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    Studio system SDR / HDR Hybrid Operation

    For live broadcast images utilizing the new standards of UHD, HDR and BT.2020 color gamut, distribution must include a simultaneous “normal” HDTV signal for the current broadcasting pipe, and do so without a significant cost increase. In this paper, we will explain technological developments for image production equipment so far as Panasonic seeks to realize an UHD TV future.

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    PTZ cameras have grown up

    In the last few years, PTZ (Pan, Tilt and Zoom) cameras have become more powerful - and versatile. The latest cameras are full broadcast quality (up to 4K) and have such comprehensive connectivity that there's usually no need for a conventional broadcast infrastructure.
    This is ideal for modern video productions in an environment where broadcast infrastructure is rapidly being replaced by IP/IT technology.
    At the same time, demand for video content is mushrooming beyond the capacity of traditional budgets. This calls for more TV production facilities but without the cost. Here's how PTZ cameras can help.

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    P2 Cast Workflow Solution

    This section described the main part of the Panasonic P2 workflow intends to implement to cover the needs of our client for Newsroom operation. It does not have the objectives to describe entirely the content of the BOQ but to highlight and to explain the main parts. 

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    Large-Format 4K Image Sensor Approach

    Over the past few years, the broadcast industry has been witnessing a fast transition in resolutions from SD to HD, as of now the momentum for 4K or UHD productions continues to climb and later to become 8K in 2020.

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    IP Video comes to Panasonic's PTZ cameras

    PTZ cameras can now be network cameras. And that changes almost everything.

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    How to understand end-to-end HDR

    HDR need not be complicated thanks to these end-to-end HDR workflows from Panasonic.

    The theory of HDR isn’t easy, and that applies to experts as well as beginners. The reason is that dynamic range is a domain that we don’t naturally think about - even though our eyes and our brains function within it. It’s a space that we don’t intuitively understand. It’s much too abstract.