|At the Wednesday, September 23 meeting...
TECHNOLOGY TOPICS FOR NEWSGATHERING
– AND FOX 25 STUDIO TOUR
Panasonic would like to extend its appreciation to WFXT for a long and continued partnership in the development of News Gathering tools and technology. From the early “standard def” days of DVCPRO deployment to current day new CODECS (AVC-ULTRA), Cameras, and Applications Workflows. Cutting Edge, Improve Efficiency, and New Ideas for News Gathering is at the forefront of WFXT’s success.
PRESENTATION: Technology Topics for News Gathering:
IP NETWORK APPLICATIONS
Compression CODECs - AVC-ULTRA
- H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Level 5.2 (max.) / CAVLC 4:4:4 Intra/High 4:2:2 Intra/High 4:2:2 Profiles
- Wide range of CODEC choices from Proxy @ 800Kb/s up to 4K 4:4:4
- Intra Frame choices and now Long GOP for H.264
Unified Operation over IP (ENG, Studio, Production & Remote PTZ)
- IP Interfaces - LAN, WiFi, 4G LTE
- Wireless FTP / Streaming / Control
- Streaming Quality of Service (Demonstration)
- LiveU collaboration & integration
- Network Could Application for ENG (P2 Cast) (Demonstration)
P2 Cards & Media evolution (or Media-Less)
- Integrated PTZ (Weather, Fly Cam, Audience Cam, Studio, other)
- Control over IP
- Proxy over IP
- Video over IP
- Power over IP
- Remote Outdoor (Demonstration)
4K Large Sensor Technology (trending)
- New large 4/3”
- Creative Shallow Depth of Field (Cinematic look)
- 5 axis optical image stabilization
- Dual Native ISO Technology
Special thanks to Bill Holbrook of WFXT-TV and Dave Beauvais of WCVB-TV for making these meetings possible.
ABOUT OUR PRESENTERS
Michael Bergeron is currently Panasonic’s Senior Manager for Professional Video Strategy, having briefly served as Business Development Manager, following extended runs as product engineer since 2002, and four years as Chief Technologist; He has managed co-development projects with other US based production technology companies including enhancing compatibly with Panasonic P2 media and AVC-Intra CODECs. Michael has been involved with the film production equipment business since joining Abel Cine Tech in 1991, where he worked as technician, service manager and eventually director of engineering. He has been involved in the development and introduction of production cameras from the Aaton XTR to the Panasonic VariCam; and has authored white papers and many technical presentations among them co-authoring the camera chapter for the NAB engineering manual. Michael holds a BS in Physics, an MS in EE and is a member of the ATSC, HPA, and SMPTE.
Rick Lamb is currently Account Manager at Panasonic has been involved with product technologies in Broadcast, Media & Entertainment since 1980. Systems & Field Engineer at AMPEX Corp 10 years, Product Management & Development with Abekas, Philips BTS, Technicolor, & Grass Valley 10 Years. Currently in Account Development for ProVideo, Media & Entertainment, North East United States. Rick holds a BS in Marketing and Associates in Electronic/Digital Computer Technology.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Doors open at 6:30pm
Presentation at 7:00pm
25 Fox Drive
FOX 25 is next to LEGACY PLACE in Dedham (Exit 15A, Rte. 128/I-95):