For the first time in many years, I did not physically attend the NAB 2023 show. As a result, I don’t have in-depth reporting or news videos to share. In addition to some separate NAB articles, here I summarize other interesting tidbits that I think are relevant to share. Hope you agree. Adobe Premier Text […]
New Professional Monitors and Displays at NAB 2023
A number of professional monitors and displays were released at NAB 2023. Here is a summary. Sony released the update to their professional monitor for critical evaluation, color grading, live production and post-production dubbed the BVM-HX3110. This is a 30.5” dual-panel type monitor with 4K resolution, with the big improvement being the peak luminance of […]
Is it Time to Standardize Metadata in the Broadcast Environment?
The addition of metadata in the capturing, production and distribution of file-based content has been a thing for years that has aided in reducing errors and production time while maintaining creative intent to the end user. But broadcasts and producers of live content have not used, and in fact, have resisted the introduction of metadata […]
Sony Impresses with 8K CLED Display
by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media In its NAB opening press conference, the media were able to get a full briefing on all of Sony’s new equipment for broadcast and cinema production. Most of the event was focused on cameras and other workflow equipment for broadcast production. But not all of it! While we won’t get […]
Sony Mobile Projector Review
Sony asked if I wanted to review their MP-CL1A mobile projector so I said yes. It is based on the Microvision pico engine which consists of an RGB laser source and a 2 axis scanning MEMS mirror. Overall, I cannot say I would find this projector useful in any activities I might want to use […]
DigiLens Secures $22M from Key Strategic Partners
DigiLens, a provider of diffractive waveguide technology for Augmented Reality (AR) and Head-up Displays (HUD), announced they have closed a Series B round of investment to the tune of $22M. “The round was oversubscribed and met our key objectives of securing investment from strategic partners in the market segments we are focused on, namely AR […]
Sony’s Canvas Display – Best of Show at InfoComm 2016?
I can’t really crown Sony’s CLEDIS display my best of show winner, as I have only been here one day and have not seen all the cool stuff yet – but this one will be hard to top. It truly is a new display category, as it is the first commercial product using a new […]
Sony Shows Latest HDR/WCG UHD TVs
At a special Sony press and installer meeting in New York in early February, we had a chance to get some updates and demos of the latest Sony UHD TVs sets. Picture quality was compared in a nice side-by-side demo and pricing was released. The demo was nicely done. It consisted of Sony’s $30K RGB […]