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You’ll find all of our reports and research below.

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    VariCam: Exquisitely sensitive and colourful

    With a dual native ISO, 14+ stops of dynamic range and enhanced colour rendition, the new generation of Varicams have remarkable and unique talents. The latest generation of VariCams, designed with cinema, TV drama and all genres of high-quality filmmaking in mind, is capable of vivid, high-resolution images, in 4k HDR.
    The VariCam 35 and VariCam LT have a remarkable ability to shoot with two native ISOs: 800 and 5000, which makes them uniquely flexible.

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    VariCam LT: High end cinema cameras enter the world of live TV

    With the release of Firmware Version 6, the Varicam family is moving into entirely new territory: live television. And bringing with it a whole range of talents. Panasonic is calling this functionality 'CineLive'

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    VariCam LT Ready for Live White Paper

    This white paper describes the method for setting up a VariCam LT for operation in a multi‐camera system. 

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    There’s a new and clever way to set up and control the Panasonic EVA1!

    Panasonic’s remote control app for the EVA1 camera works wirelessly and gives full access to the cameras menus and functions

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    Studio system SDR / HDR Hybrid Operation

    For live broadcast images utilizing the new standards of UHD, HDR and BT.2020 color gamut, distribution must include a simultaneous “normal” HDTV signal for the current broadcasting pipe, and do so without a significant cost increase. In this paper, we will explain technological developments for image production equipment so far as Panasonic seeks to realize an UHD TV future.

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    PTZ cameras have grown up

    In the last few years, PTZ (Pan, Tilt and Zoom) cameras have become more powerful - and versatile. The latest cameras are full broadcast quality (up to 4K) and have such comprehensive connectivity that there's usually no need for a conventional broadcast infrastructure.
    This is ideal for modern video productions in an environment where broadcast infrastructure is rapidly being replaced by IP/IT technology.
    At the same time, demand for video content is mushrooming beyond the capacity of traditional budgets. This calls for more TV production facilities but without the cost. Here's how PTZ cameras can help.

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    Panasonics PTZ camera range celebrates its 10 year anniversary

    From the traditional box camera and pan-tilt head solution in 1999, to a PTZ camera which features a number of world firsts’ in 2019, Panasonic’s 10 year PTZ anniversary marks a nostalgic journey of technology which has since remained at the forefront of innovation. 

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    Panasonic's UC4000 makes 4K HDR live broadcast silky smooth

    Dealing with the multitude of resolutions and formats out there can be complicated. In live broadcast these challenges are compounded. But Panasonic have a clever solution in the form of the UC4000 studio camera system. 

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    Panasonic proposed Studio system SDR/HDR Hybrid Operation

    Improvement in image quality is always pursued by video creators and video equipment makers, we have taken various approaches such as improvement of resolution and development of compression technology so far. In recent years, with the development of image display technology, it has become possible to express images exceeding the base of television image signals so far, such as expansion of expressible dynamic range and expansion of color gamut. 

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    Panasonic AU-EVA1: A standout camera in a golden age

    This is the age of affordable cinema cameras. But there’s much more to consider than price. Here’s why the EVA-1 is so good.

    The new EVA1 is a great all-round camera. It’s an ideal camera for independent cinema and drama, and it’s small and light enough to be chosen for documentaries that need an up-market look. But there are three standout talents that distinguish it from other cameras in this marketplace.