Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
07/08/2019

dock10 Acquires 15 Sony HDC-3500 4K Cameras

News Image
dock10 has acquired 15 Sony HDC-3500 4K cameras as it future-proofs its infrastructure for increased 4K/UHD output.

The investment, made through Sony Specialist Dealer, ES Broadcast, forms part of a £5 million technology investment plan to upgrade dock10 studios, post-production facilities, media storage platforms and the network that supports MediaCityUK.

As part of its ongoing commitment to investing in the UK’s very best television studios and helping content creators optimise emerging technologies such as UHD and HDR, dock10 has selected the 4K Live Production system.

The HDC-3500 - launched at IBC 2018 - supports HD, HDR and 4K, as well as IP capabilities, bringing new levels of image quality, portability and creative flexibility to production environments. With a 2/3-inch 4K CMOS sensor with global shutter technology, the cameras empower broadcast and production facilities to deliver image quality in 4K at low noise, high sensitivity and High Dynamic Range.

The Sony cameras were chosen after a rigorous head-to-head assessment process, because of their superior picture quality, format flexibility and impressive imaging power. They will complement the existing suite of Sony BVM-HX310 series monitors used across the dock10 post-production and edit suites. They will also integrate seamlessly into the existing infrastructure to enable optimum workflow efficiency and unlock new possibilities in programme making through 4K/UHD and HDR output.

John O'Shaunessy, Head of Technology Operations at dock10, said: "In seven years since we opened dock10, we have grown into a thriving creative community and powerful regional cluster. Innovative technology has always been part of the fabric of our business and we continue to invest in solutions that will help our customers to explore new creative and commercial opportunities. We share with Sony a mutual commitment to empowering content creators to unleash their potential and our investment in cutting-edge UHD technologies will help our customers explore the latest possibilities in programme making."

The HDC-3500 cameras are being installed in summer 2019.

www.pro.sony.eu
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

17/02/2020
OWNZONES To Demonstrate Breakthroughs In Content Supply And Chain Technology
At the 2020 HPA Tech Retreat, OWNZONES Entertainment Technologies will demonstrate several new industry-leading breakthroughs in content supply chain
14/02/2020
Considerations When Deploying Cloud Technology In The Broadcast Industry
Central to modern cloud strategy is the ability to integrate best-of-breed tools into a system that best fits the individual needs of a specific enter
11/02/2020
ES Broadcast Announces New Head Of Technology
ES Broadcast has appointed Rob Newton as its Head of Technology. He joins the company after more than 30 years with NEP. The appointment will see Rob
02/12/2019
Flint Insurance Upgrades Media Entertainment Technology Practice
Having looked after both CEDIA & PLASA members for over 25 years, they have now included their burgeoning technology insurance business too. As you ma
20/09/2017
ES Broadcast Hire Invests In Sony Equipment
ES Broadcast Hire has announced a significant investment in Sony equipment. The news was revealed at IBC2017, and the investment involves Sony 4K HDR
02/10/2017
NFTS Opens 4K Digital Content Training Studio & Hub
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) officially opens the Sony Gallery, which is located in its ground-breaking 4K Digital Content Training
21/01/2020
Dejero Scoops Technology And Engineering Emmy® Award
Dejero has been awarded a second prestigious Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award. The award, in the category of Video over Bonded Cellular Internet
21/01/2020
Panavid Invests In Brompton Technology's Tessera SX40 LED Processors
Panavid Inc. has invested in Brompton Technology Tessera SX40 LED processors and XD Data Distribution Units to work in conjunction with its new 1.5mm
20/01/2020
17 Live Deploys LiveU's HEVC IP Bonding Technology
One of Asia's leading live streaming platforms has turned to LiveU's HEVC IP bonding technology to provide high-quality live video coverage of its eve
17/01/2020
Masstech Scoops Technology & Engineering Emmy
Masstech Innovations has scooped a Technology & Engineering Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in their 71st Annual Aw
04/04/2014
Sony And FIFA To Collaborate On A Range Of 4K Initiatives
Sony and FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) have announced they will collaborate on a range of 4K initiatives at the 2014 FIFA W
09/04/2018
Sony To Showcase An Array Of New Technologies And Products At NAB
Sony is to display brand new technologies and products at NAB 2018, made for 4K, 8K, High Dynamic Range, IP and more. These new technologies and produ
10/08/2017
Canon To Present 4K Solutions At IBC
At IBC2017, Stand 12.D60, Canon will demonstrate its latest 4K workflow solutions for broadcasters and filmmakers. Among the products on show will be
27/01/2016
New 360VR Service Content Service Launched
dock10, based at MediaCityUK, has announced the launch of its new 360VR content service, which demonstrates dock10's innovative approach to pushing bo
07/02/2017
Darren Deans Joins dock10
Darren Deans has joined dock10 as Head of Marketing. Deans has more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry, holding roles within Babcoc