BOSS Announces RC-505mkII and RC-600 Loop Stations

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BOSS announces the RC-505mkII and RC-600, two new flagship models in the renowned Loop Station product lineup. The five-track RC-505mkII brings next-generation power and flexibility to the world’s most popular tabletop looper, giving performers an expanded range of inspiring and customizable tools for hands-on music creation. The RC-600 takes floor-based looping where it’s never gone before, offering six stereo tracks, advanced foot control, and highly configurable operation. Both new Loop Station models feature class-leading 32-bit sound, a massive onboard effects selection, built-in rhythms, versatile connectivity, external control support, and USB for interfacing with computers.

RC-505mkII Loop Station
Introduced in 2013, the tabletop RC-505 has been the go-to looper for beatboxers, vocalists, instrumentalists, and other looping artists around the world. The RC-505mkII retains everything that made the original so loved and adds a wealth of new features to make the looping experience even more creative and free flowing.

Sony Electronics Unveils Shallow Depth of Field System Camera with Super 35mm 4K CMOS Global Shutter Image Sensor

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Sony today announced the HDC-F5500 system camera, the latest entry in Sony’s HDC camera series, which boasts a highly sensitive Super 35mm, 4K CMOS global shutter image sensor that enables shallow depth of field.  The new multi-format addition builds on the success and benefits of the industry-standard HDC lineup and serves as a powerful tool for those in need of creative expression with a cinematic look, in a system camera form factor and workflow.  Thanks to the global shutter effect to prevent rolling shutter distortion and flash band, and its high frame rate capability of 120fps, the HDC-F5500 is ideal for sports and live entertainment production.  The camera’s high sensitivity and low noise also make it suitable for capturing dark scenes, which is especially beneficial for drama productions.

“There is a strong desire to integrate the ‘cinematic look’ into sports and entertainment productions to heighten emotions and enable more connected storytelling,” said Theresa Alesso, Pro Division President, Sony Electronics.  “Listening to the voice of our customers, we’ve taken our expertise with 35mm cinema cameras and our learnings in industry-leading system cameras and created a new Super 35mm system camera that will match perfectly and easily work alongside our HDC camera series, as well as our portfolio of production solutions.”

IK Multimedia Announces the T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection

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K Multimedia is pleased to announce the T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection, a collection of AAX, VST and AU plugins for mixing and mastering. The new T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection draws upon the strengths of four meticulously restored TASCAM analog recording systems long recognized for their glorious tone and other audible hallmarks. Developed with IK’s award-winning modeling technology and in direct collaboration with TASCAM themselves, the result of this coordinated effort allows musicians to introduce the warmth and classic characteristics of some of the finest analog recorders into today’s digital recordings—ultimately delivering the best of both worlds.

Cobalt® Digital Targets Need for Multiple Video Feeds with openGear® 9905‑MPx Multi-Channel Processor

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Cobalt® Digital, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has answered the need for handling and processing multiple video feeds with its 9905-MPx multi-channel processor. The 9905-MPx is a next-generation advanced scaler/frame openGear synchronizer developed in direct response to customer needs for a single module that supports four independent signal paths. The card was highlighted during a press briefing held virtually on October 6th and hosted by Suzana Brady, Cobalt’s SVP Worldwide Sales & Marketing, who noted that the 9905-MPx was developed in response to customer requests for increased density, unprecedented multi-input support, and enhanced flexibility. The event also featured presentations by Dr. Ciro Noronha, EVP of Engineering, and Ryan Wallenberg, VP of Engineering.

The 9905-MPx, an audio/video processor for baseband digital signals, is capable of handling up to four independent 3G signals in a single, dense, cost-effective package that provides all common broadcast processing functions without any quality compromises. The card includes individual up/down/cross conversion scalers that are specifically designed for broadcast video formats, with full ARC control suitable for conversions to/from 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. The multi-path design offers discrete AES and MADI audio embedding/routing/mixing/de-embedding to any of the four processing paths. Standard 3D LUT features and available color correction accommodate SDR and HDR processing for downstream HDR systems, on a per-channel basis. The card also supports per-channel logo insertion, as well as ancillary data insertion/extraction.

ADJ’s 2021 Halloween Contest Offers Lighting Users The Opportunity To Showcase Their Creativity And Win Big

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ADJ’s Halloween Spooktacular Contest is back for 2021, offering you the chance to win ADJ lighting gear simply by sharing your spooky lighting projects on social media and including our hashtag. We want to see the creative ways you put your ADJ lighting, video, or effects equipment to use to create shiver inducing displays or spinechilling events. Whether it’s a professional project or home haunt, as long as you use ADJ fixtures, we want to see your Halloween 2021 display and it could win you one of three fantastic prizes!

Just like last year, the 2021 ADJ Halloween Spooktacular Contest is incredibly easy to enter. Just take photos or video of your Halloween project, display, or party and post it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #ADJSpooktacular. Your contest entry could be a project you’re creating for a client, for example a haunted house, scare maze, themed attraction, or Halloween party. Or you could simply use your ADJ lighting, video, or effects equipment to decorate your own yard, front porch, or home for the holiday. We won’t be judging entries on their scale or professionalism but will instead by looking for creativity and effective use of ADJ fixtures.

Yamaha UC to Deliver Sound Advice at InfoComm 2021

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Yamaha Unified Communications will lead timely, educational sessions at InfoComm 2021, Oct. 23-29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. A respected thought leader in the conferencing and collaboration industry, Holger Stoltze, Ph.D., senior director of technical sales and marketing for Yamaha UC, will help AV professionals better understand beamforming microphone solutions as well as join a panel discussion on how to attain clear audio for conferencing using the latest conferencing technologies.

“Audio quality has never been more relevant than it is today, but as an AV integrator, it can be extremely challenging to understand how the latest solutions work, the differences in technology, and how to select the best solution for the application to ensure clear conversations,” said Stoltze. “I’m excited to return to InfoComm as a speaker on the heels of releasing our new ADECIA ceiling microphone solution because it exemplifies the technology needed for installers to create the best audio conferencing experience possible while knocking down many of the challenges that can impede their success.”

KL Panel XL™: Full-color-Spectrum LED Soft Light with Muscle and Multi-Zone Control

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Broadcast designers of all types have been turning to Elation’s color temperature-adjustable KL Panel™ for high-quality soft light illumination since it first hit the market in 2020. Quickly adopted as an ideal full-color-spectrum LED soft light, a new XL version of the broadcast-quality luminaire is now available that extends the size of the original while emitting nearly twice the power and offering multi-zone control for dynamic effects.

Broadcast environments require bright and highly variable lighting of very high quality for key-, fill- and backlight. The new KL Panel XL™ LED soft light delivers with superior output, precise color temperature control, full-spectrum color rendering and an even wash coverage. Optimized for the tunable white light requirements of film and television, it is an ideal soft light source for many situations requiring outstanding performance and color quality.

Pronology Presents StreamFile Core Enterprise

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Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge broadcast workflow solutions, now offers StreamFile Core Enterprise, a cross-platform web-based software application that is specifically designed for large teams. StreamFile Core Enterprise is a tool for receiving IP video protocols and encoding them into editor-friendly formats such as ProRes, DNx, XDCam, H.264 and others. It integrates both NewTek NDI® and Haivison SRT support, providing increased IP and streaming capabilities.

StreamFile Core Enterprise allows for an unlimited number of record channels based on hardware performance, with licensing based on the number of channels. StreamFile Core helps facilitate the move towards remote production as it can be used on-prem as well as through Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud providers.