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ATEM Production Studio 4K and HyperDeck Studio 12G bundle

Exciting news from Blackmagic Design – They have announced a special price bundle on ATEM Production Studio 4K and HyperDeck Studio 12G for a limited time only.

The Blackmagic Design ATEM bundle suits customers wanting to upgrade to an Ultra HD switching workflow – which supports instant switching between SD, HD and Ultra HD video formats, providing a more advanced live production system as well as Ultra HD compatibility.
Blackmagic ATEM Production Studio Bundle

Blackmagic wins NewBay Media Product Innovation Awards for 2015

Blackmagic Design has been awarded four NewBay Media Product Innovation Awards for 2015. These awards recognize excellence in manufacturing of product to serve the television, professional video and broadcast/online radio markets. The winners are chosen by a panel of working professional engineers and managers in television, pro video and radio.

The four winning products are:

Micro Studio Camera 4KMicro Studio Camera 4K

  • An incredibly tiny Ultra HD and HD studio camera for live production.
  • Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and features an incredible quality, broadcast grade Ultra HD sensor that allows customers to see more texture and detail in their images than ever before.
  • Can be used for both HD and Ultra HD production and features a built in color corrector, talkback, tally indicator, PTZ control output, B4 lens control output, and an extremely flexible MFT lens mount that is easily converted to other lens mounts via third party adapters.

ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4KATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

  • High frame rate Ultra HD live production switcher.
  • Features advanced 12G-SDI technology and allows customers to create live, switched, high frame rate HD and Ultra HD programs at up to 60 frames per second.

URSA MiniURSA Mini

  • URSA Mini was recognized for its compact and lightweight design, 4K or 4.6K image sensor, 15 stops of dynamic range, large 5 inch fold out viewfinder and dual RAW and Apple ProRes recorders.

DaVinci Resolve StudioDaVinci Resolve Studio

  • DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio was honoured for its many new updates, including a new modern interface, multi-cam editing, powerful new media management tools, an entirely new professional audio engine with support for VST/AU plug-ins, shot matching, 3D keyer, new 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing and more.

Congratulations to Blackmagic Design!

Blackmagic Design releases Videohub 4.9 software update

from Broadcast Engineering

Blackmagic Design released Videohub 4.9, a new software update that adds new macro support as well as advanced network-based configuration of control panels for its range of Videohub SDI routers and Smart Control panels.

Videohub 4.9 for Mac OS X and Windows is available for download now and is free of charge for all Blackmagic Design customers.

Download the update here
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Blackmagic Design Releases Support For Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Broadcast Monitoring

from Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design today released Desktop Video 9.2 beta 1, a software update for its capture and playback products that adds broadcast monitoring support with the new Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 update.

Desktop Video 9.2 beta 1 for Mac OS X is available for download now and is free of charge for all Blackmagic Design customers. This update includes support for all current DeckLink, Multibridge, Intensity and UltraStudio models.

Broadcast monitoring in Final Cut Pro 10.0.3 allows video output to external monitors and other equipment using the SDI, HDMI or analog video outputs from Blackmagic Design video hardware.

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Blackmagic Design Releases HyperDeck Shuttle 2

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Blackmagic Design today released a new version of its popular HyperDeck Shuttle Solid State Disk recorder. HyperDeck Shuttle 2 replaces the existing model and adds broadcast quality 10-bit recording and playback to the Avid DNxHD format.


HyperDeck Shuttle now records the highest quality uncompressed or compressed video formats onto common low cost SSDs in the smallest possible size! HyperDeck Shuttle is small, affordable and battery powered so it’s perfect as a field recorder. For direct camera mounting, HyperDeck Shuttle Mounting Plate can be added to provide multiple pre drilled 1/4” and 3/8” mounting holes.



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What’s the difference between USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt?

What is the difference between USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt

With the much talked about release of the Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt, a lot of people have asked us “What is the difference between USB and Thunderbolt?”.

USB 3.0 vs Thunderbolt

USB 3.0 vs Thunderbolt

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Thunderbolt
Speed 4.8Gbps 10Gbps
Power for devices 4.5 watts 10 watts
Cost $4.49 (for 2-meter cable) $49.00 (for 2-meter cable)
Connector size 11.5mm X 4.5mm 8.3mm X 5.4mm
Downloading 25GB HD movie 60-75 seconds 30 seconds

Source: Intel, USB-IF

This video from lockergnome explains, in more depth, the differences between USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.

Aside from speed, what are the differences between these two ports, and can you switch between the two using an adapter?

 

In this video, LockerGnome’s Brandon Wirtz tackles the tough questions surrounding these two standards, and explains how the two technologies differ.

Blackmagic Design Announces New Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt Technology

from Blackmagic Design

Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt

Blackmagic Design today announced Intensity Shuttle, a revolutionary new video capture and playback solution that uses Intel’s groundbreaking Thunderbolt™ technology. Intensity Shuttle makes the highest quality 10-bit SD and HD video affordable for everyone, in a truly portable solution that’s priced at only $239.

Intensity Shuttle features all the video connections needed to connect video cameras, set-top boxes, game consoles, large screen TVs and projectors to a Thunderbolt-enabled computer. The attractive inline design includes HDMI, analog component, composite and S-Video inputs and outputs. These high quality HDMI and RCA connectors are the worldwide standard for connecting digital and analog consumer video equipment.

Thunderbolt™ enabled computers connect to Intensity Shuttle using a single cable that is capable of 10 Gbps data transfer speeds, that’s 20x faster than USB 2.0 and 12x faster than FireWire 800. Intensity Shuttle is powered over the Thunderbolt™ cable and, with no need for an external power supply, is a completely portable device that can be moved easily between laptop and desktop computers.

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Blackmagic Design acquires Teranex Systems Inc.

from Screen Africa

Blackmagic Design has announced its acquisition of Teranex Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of high performance video processing products for the post production and broadcast industries.

Teranex, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design.



Teranex will continue to support its customers and expand its sales channels with the added strength of the Blackmagic Design organization. Teranex will also continue its long tradition of developing superlative video processing platforms based on its patented SIMD architecture.

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Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Studio now supports Avid DNxHD files

from Broadcast Engineering

The latest version of Blackmagic Design’s HyperDeck software (v. 2.0) adds compressed 10-bit recording and playback of files stored in the Avid DNxHD format.

The company said that adding native support for this compressed video format into the 1RU HyperDeck Studio unit enables longer recording times, lower media storage costs, and full file format compatibility with Avid Media Composer systems. All media is recorded in MXF format, so it’s immediately available in Media Composer without the need for time-consuming file copying or import processing.

HyperDeck Studio continues to support for uncompressed 10-bit video, for the ultimate in high quality recording and playback. With this new software update, customers can change between compressed and uncompressed formats, depending on their needs of the project at hand.

HyperDeck Software Update 2.0 will be available at the end of November free of charge for all HyperDeck Studio customers.

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