01

Jul 2019

AV Magazine - Stadiums Special

Holdan feature alongside Midwich, Sound Technology and PSCo in the latest edition of AV Magazine. Take some time out to find out what technology is used to provide football fans instant "TV REPLAY" in the terraces. Available to download.
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04

Jun 2019

Panasonic UC4000 studio cameras capture the action at Roland Garros French Open

France Télévisions has used Panasonic’s AK-UC4000 4K studio camera systems and AK-UB300 4K box cameras to broadcast the 2019 Roland Garros French Open on its national television channel, France TV Sport, with international distribution. 10x AK-UC4000 camera channels, and two ...
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03

Jun 2019

Lumix for Video Makers

The heart of Panasonic Lumix’s video-centric cameras are large sensors. Whether it’s a full frame (S1 range) or a micro four thirds sensor (GH range), they are both considerably larger than those found in professional video cameras. Many of the advantages of these larger sensors are ...
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22

Jan 2019

Panasonic: 4K Handheld Camcorder Promises High Quality Images And Advanced Connectivity

Panasonic has introduced a new handheld camcorder, the first in a series set to combine advanced connectivity functionality with high end image production for broadcast and streaming applications. The AG-CX350 camcorder spearheads the series, and is the first camcorder in the industry to provide ...
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14

Sep 2018

Panasonic announces its first 4K 50p integrated PTZ camera

Panasonic has showcased its industry first 4K 50p, HDR integrated PTZ camera for the first time in Europe, at IBC 2018 in Amsterdam. The AW-UE150 provides images with a smooth and natural look thanks to its 50p sensor, making it well suited to scenes featuring fast movements and high-end applica...
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14

Aug 2018

Upgraded learning at Sheffield Hallam

Sheffield Hallam University has invested in 30 Panasonic AG-DVX200 camcorders to integrate applied learning opportunities for students in its film and media courses. The investment in 30 x AG-DVX200 fixed lens 4K Camcorders has allowed the South Yorkshire University to develop its students learn...
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23

Jul 2018

AV, one world, one cable, under NDI HX

What is NDI HX? Why is it taking the world by storm? Can it replace SDI and HDMI? What manufacturers are involved? When you search ‘What is NDI HX?’ on Google, you get this answer:
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08

Jun 2018

Panasonic announce EVA1 ‘share your vision’ video contest

Panasonic has launched a competition for video professionals in Europe and the US to showcase their best work, shot on the AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera. ’Share Your Vision’ is open from June 1st to August 24th, with the winners being announced at IBC in Amsterdam on 14 September 2018.
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25

May 2018

Terms that just won’t go away!

We have moved on since the 80s and 90s and left terms such as Betamax and S-Video languishing in museums (http://www.obsoletemedia.org/). Underscan and Overscan still crop up, however, in monitor specs. These terms have their roots in old analogue television, when using CRTs or Cathode Ray Tube ...
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08

May 2018

(Un)limited Power!

Whilst the EVA-1’s viewfinder is great for menu settings and indoor use, some find that it struggles in strong daylight. Many users have been opting for 3rd party EVFs or on-camera monitors, such as the SmallHD Focus monitor, that offer brighter, clearer images and are perfect for framing a...
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23

Apr 2018

GH5S Hits Broadcast Quality Benchmark in EBU Tests

The Panasonic Lumix GH5S has been tested by Colour Science Expert Alan Roberts according the European Broadcasting Union R.118 guidelines and, as a result, it is effectively approved for Broadcast use in HD and for second camera use in UHD productions. For acceptance in the EBU Tiering system, th...
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23

Apr 2018

What's new at NAB 2018?

All the key new products from NAB 2018: Blackmagic Design, Teradek, SmallHD, CoreSWX, Panasonic, Sonnet, SLR Magic, LEDGO, more! Richard Payne, Head of Technology writes... "The NAB Show is the world's largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology....
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15

Mar 2018

Panasonic Introduces NDI Line-Up of Professional PTZ Cameras and Switcher

Panasonic Media Entertainment Company today announced the introduction of a full line-up of professional integrated cameras with built-in Network Device Interface (NDI) support: the AW-HN38, AW-HN40, AW-UN70 and AW-HN130. This fully integrated support of NDI version 3 enhanced with a new High Ef...
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09

Mar 2018

Updated VariCam LT ‘ready for live’

Panasonic has announced a firmware upgrade to its VariCam LT 4K camera that sets the cinema camera up for live and ‘near live’ multi-cam use within concerts, events, TV shows and corporate productions. The Version 6 firmware upgrade sees the camera gain a new shading mode alongside t...
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22

Feb 2018

Firmware upgrade superpowers Panasonic EVA1

Panasonic has announced a firmware upgrade to its AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera that, among many improvements, will see the camera capable of recording ALL-I codecs and outputting RAW. The free upgrade, available from the end of March 2018, means the super 35mm sensor camera will now support Pa...
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28

Jun 2017

Are you Netflix 4K ready?

Netflix only started in 1997 and this year they plan to spend over $6,000,000,000 on original production.  YES that’s $6 Billion! Netflix has a reputation for both quality and innovation and that’s why they stipulate technical requirements for all this new production in great det...
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03

Jun 2017

Panasonic launches EVA1

Panasonic has previewed the AU-EVA1, at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Los Angeles, USA, a new 5.7K cinema camera positioned between the Panasonic Lumix GH5 4K mirrorless camera and the VariCam LT 4K cinema camera. Compact and lightweight, the AU-EVA1 is tailor-made for handheld shooting, but also well s...
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25

Apr 2017

Panasonic tease with the announcement of a new Mystery Cine Camera

During Panasonic's Press Event at NAB 2017 introduced several new products. However, Panasonic have got us all very intrigued with the announcement of a new Mystery Cine Camera! The mystery product will be a video camera positioned between the GH5 and VariCam LT
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18

Jan 2017

Richard Payne on the GH5 - Behind the Headlines

GH5 - Behind the Headlines The blogosphere is awash with the GH5’s headline features: 4K at 50p, 4K 4:2:2 internal recording, in-body stabilization etc. These were all on my wish list when I met with Panasonic engineers a couple of years ago, but I’m amazed that they’ve been ab...
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04

Jan 2017

Panasonic resets cinematographic boundaries with the LUMIX GH5

Panasonic announces LUMIX GH5 CSC camera featuring the World’s First 4K 60p/50p[1] and 4K 30p 4:2:2 10- bit[2] Video Recording Function  Panasonic has today announced the LUMIX GH5, the latest flagship model of LUMIX G CSC cameras based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. The ne...
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19

Jul 2016

Panasonic AG-AC30 - first look video

The AG-AC30 joins the Panasonic AVCCAM HD camcorder line-up.
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26

Oct 2015

What is the Panasonic GH4R?

The GH4R is an upgraded version of the original GH4. It adds two invaluable professional features to the GH4: unlimited recording time and V-Log L dynamic range.
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14

Sep 2015

Panasonic out in strength at IBC

Panasonic out in strength at IBC 2015
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03

Sep 2015

DVX200 Reviews Round-up

DVX-200 Reviews Round-up
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31

Aug 2015

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4R

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4R: The ultimate photo/video hybrid just got better With updated V-Log L Compatibility, the LUMIX DMC-GH4 continues to push the boundaries of photography and videography Panasonic is showcasing the LUMIX DMC-GH4R, an advanced version of the LUMIX DMC-GH4, as well as a ...
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12

Jul 2015

DVX200, the first 72 hours

Richard Payne reviews the new Panasonic AG-DVX200
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16

Jun 2015

Panasonic's world first: 4K PTZ Camera

The professional video industry’s first integrated 4K PTZ camera, has been unveiled by Panasonic at INFOCOMM, in Orlando. The AW-UE70 delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution at 25p via HDMI, and is capable of 4K IP streaming and in-camera 4K recording. In addition to 4K 2160/25p, the camera delive...
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16

Apr 2015

Panasonic to release a new P2 shoulder-mount camera AJ-PX380

Panasonic release a new P2 shoulder mount camera AJ-PX380
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15

Apr 2015

Panasonic launches 6 new cameras at NAB

Panasonic has expanded its camera range with the launch of 6 new cameras, NAB 2015 has seen the announcement of a handheld, shoulder-mount, action, box and two studio cameras. This has expanded Panasonics vast range of cameras even further and shows their commitment to 4K.
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22

Feb 2015

4K for Free! Holdan reaches out to UltraHD producers

4K for Free! Holdan reaches out to UltraHD producers
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22

Jan 2015

Free firmware upgrade for AJ-PX270‏

The addition of the high-quality AVC-Intra Class200 codec* (10bit, 4:2:2, bitrate approx 200Mbps) enables visually lossless recording at twice the bit rate of AVC-Intra Class100, delivering studio master quality for recording network-level programming and archiving.
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16

Dec 2014

30

Nov 2014

New PTZ line-up from Panasonic

Panasonic launches two new PTZ cameras AW-HE40 Panasonic's new AW-HE40 a new remote camera with a range of features that make it ideal for the lecture, conference and leisure market. Featuring a newly developed 1/2.3-type MOS sensor and a Digital Signal Processor, for high sensitivity and high ...
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25

Nov 2014

18

Nov 2014

Holdan to support Panasonic in VariCam launch

Long term Panasonic distributor Holdan has taken delivery of the newly launched 4K VariCam and will support the manufacturer’s launch in the UK.
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17

Sep 2014

Whistle Stop Tour: IBC 2014

One rule: a single product from each manufacturer…
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04

Sep 2014

Panasonic Introduces AJ-PX800 2/3

With Exceptional Picture Quality and Wireless Connectivity, Camcorder is Lightweight, Low Power ENG Tool
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03

Sep 2014

Panasonic X1000 - UltraHD at 60fps

Panasonic is today launching the HC-X1000, its first prosumer camcorder capable of recording 4K 60p/50p video images on an SD card. Featuring a LEICA Dicomar Lens alongside a new BSI Sensor, and Crystal Engine Pro 4K, the HC-X1000 produces stunning, lifelike images in Ultra HD 4K resolution. In a...
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02

Sep 2014

A Giant Step: Panasonic X1000 4K and UltraHD camcorder

Over the years, the industry has been turned upside down by the arrival of break-through digital camcorders. We can all make our own list of revolutionary, low cost cameras… Sony DCR-VX1000, Panasonic AF101, Canon 5D Mk2 etc.
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21

Aug 2014

Brighton local TV selects Panasonic

Brighton local TV selects Panasonic  
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