NAB is just a few days away now, and here at B&H we have managed to squeeze some information out of manufacturers about what products they will be announcing at the show. So read on for some advanced glimpses of products that will be making their debut at NAB 2015.
Small HD has already announced its 5" on-camera monitor, the 502, which packs a whopping 441 pixels per inch and displays a full... READ MORE
Keeping a watchful eye on the things you care about most just got easier, thanks to the FLIR FX wireless HD camera. The portable and cordless camera has built-in Wi-Fi and lets you control it and view a live video feed directly on your iOS or Android mobile device at any time and from any... READ MORE
There’s nothing quite like the elegant, floating feeling you get when watching footage shot on a stabilizer. Conversely, there are few things as distracting and annoying as poorly balanced or shaky attempts to nail a smooth run.
I had a big project lined up, and one of the tools in my arsenal was the... READ MORE
Ikan’s product line gets a refresh with new and updated products unveiled at NAB 2015. These products include monitors, rigs, teleprompters, and LED lights, including a new line of LED Fresnels, and continues Ikan’s philosophy of offering a wide selection of production gear to assist both amateurs and professionals alike.
In terms of monitors, the entry-level VL7 series sees a boost in... READ MORE
Join Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, as she takes a quick look at the Intova Edge X Waterproof Action Camera. She talks about the camera’s imaging capabilities, including capturing up to 1080p60 video and 12-Megapixel still images and its 200' waterproof unibody design that integrates the camera and housing into a single unit. Also covered is the... READ MORE
MuxLab has been on the leading edge of audio/visual connectivity for more than 30 years, and the company has just announced several new products to support 4K-UHD content. In this article, we’ll take a look at the new range of extender kits, an HDMI audio extractor, and the new line of MuxLab UHD-4K HDMI Matrix Switches. These professional-grade devices are ideal for commercial or residential A/V... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne Media, takes us on a quick tour of the ikan PT3700 Location/Studio Teleprompter. She touches on the unique features that make this teleprompter suitable for use with DSLRs and mid-size cameras, both in the studio and on location... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, discusses the Sekonic C-700 and C-700R SpectroMaster Spectrometers, demonstrating the unique aspects of these groundbreaking color-analytic imaging tools that are billed as "capable of reading all light sources."
The video explores the difference between the standard and remote versions of the meter, stressing the wireless radio flash... READ MORE
In this video, Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne Media, reviews three stabilizers for GoPro HERO action cameras. Two of these traditional mechanical systems never run out of battery power—the Steadicam Curve and the ... READ MORE
The original Livestream Broadcaster did wonders to turn nearly any HDMI camera into a live streaming solution. Building upon this concept, Livestream has announced the... READ MORE
Mounts, mounts, and more mounts! From suction cups to the "selfie" sticks, the range seems almost endless. This video glimpses just a few of the myriad mounting solutions out there. For the undecided, there is even the Maximum Boost Accessory kit from Revo, which offers pretty much anything you might... READ MORE
In the following video, Allan Weitz, from B&H, takes a look at JVC’s new 4KCAM line of compact Ultra HD camcorders. Weitz highlights the features common to each model, including Ultra HD 2160p resolution video at 24/30 fps and 4:2:2 1080p video up to 60p, as well their differentiating features such as the 1/2.3" CMOS sensors and wide-angle 12x zoom lens of the... READ MORE
The versatility of LED light units has made them the de facto standard when small, portable, battery-powered, and lightweight units are required. However, no light is perfect, and no light can do all the things that are needed on set. Traditionally, LED lights have suffered from taking a middle-of-the-road approach, trading power and control for softness, and not being all that good at softness,... READ MORE
The Cinetics Axis360 Motion Control System and Slider was designed to enhance motorized slides, pans, and tilts in videography using most DLSR, mirrorless, and digital cinema cameras. Since I spent the early part of my career as a motion control camera assistant, working on complex multi-axis motion control rigs, doing stop-motion animation with 35mm motion picture cameras, I've had a fair amount... READ MORE
Impact-resistant, water-tight resin hard cases from HPRC, with their distinctive red handle, have been a staple on productions for quite some time. In most cases, users themselves pick and pluck the foam inserts to achieve their desired interior configuration, or they opt for the flexibility of dividers, which can be easily rearranged but don't hold contents as snugly. Wouldn't it be nice for... READ MORE