Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
04/12/2000

PHILIPS’ DIGITAL CINEMATOGRAPHY AT POLYGONE-AV

PHILIPS Digital Networks has received an order from the European group Polygone-AV for High-Definition Broadcast Cameras.
In a bid to expand Polygone’s High Definition production capabilities the order includes a new LDK 7000HD Series 2/3-inch Portable Camera System with native multi-format capabilities.
Officially launched at this year's IBC, the LDK 7000HD Series is hailed as the lightest high-definition camera currently available, and the first 'native' multi-format camera on the market to use 9.2-million pixel CCDs.
Polygone-AV, which specializes in producing and distributing short entertainment and documentary video programs, is one of the first companies in Europe to adopt high-definition digital video production. The company has been using Philips HD Cameras since 1993 and, with the new order, will extend its facilities with the latest technology through the LDK 7000HD camera.
The new LDK 7000HD offers immediate digital acquisition of images. Equipped with Philips' High-Definition Dynamic Pixel Management (HD-DPM+ T) CCD-sensors the camera natively provides the true progressive frame rates that are common for film-like applications, such as 1080p24, p25 and p30. At 720p, it provides frame rates that enable slow motion applications. With HD-DPM+ sensors, the LDK 7000HD can also be natively switched to either 1080i or the true progressive 720p HDTV format.
Offering super-wide aspect ratios exceeding 16:9, similar to those used in full feature films, the camera dedicated scene files, which can be used to simulate different looks.
On signing the order, Claude Haim, president of Polygone-AV, said: "After an extensive comparison between the products currently available on the market, we chose Philips due to our positive experience with the cameras already supplied by them. Also, we believe that the LDK 7000HD, equipped with Philips' HD-DPM+ sensors, is the only camera of its kind available that fulfils our needs for optimal digital image quality."
(SP)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

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

27/07/2017
Source Digital For Debut Of IBC's Startup Forum 2017
Leading technology and service provider specializing in monetization strategies around digital content, Source Digital, has been selected to participa
05/11/2020
Production News : ITV Supports BIMA Digital Day
ITV has announced it is supporting BIMA Digital Day. BIMA, the UK's digital & tech trade body, has announced the launch of BIMA Digital Day 2020, an i
07/06/2017
Shure Previews Axient Digital In UK
Shure has previewed its new wireless microphone system, Axient Digital. Announced at NAB 2017 in April, Axient Digital takes the audio performance, wi
05/06/2017
Work Stations/DIT Carts (Digital Imaging Technicians)
DIT (mobile workplace of the digital imaging technician) carts and workstations can be essential in video production and recording live events, provid
26/05/2017
Aaton Digital Adds Record & Play Facility To Cantar
Aaton Digital has announced a free Record & Play facility upgrade to the owners of its Cantar X and Cantar Mini location sound recorders. The new Cant
31/03/2017
CBS News Renews Licensing Agreement With Wazee Digital
CBS News and Wazee Digital have announced the renewal of their long-standing agreement in which Wazee Digital will continue to manage and represent CB
30/03/2017
Transvideo & Aaton Digital Announce New Products For NAB 2017
Transvideo and Aaton Digital have announced that they will both show new products for the cinematography and broadcast industries at NAB 2017. Transvi
16/03/2017
Robert Shen Joins Axon Digital Design
Robert Shen has joined Axon Digital Design as Business Development Manager South East Asia. Mr Shen joins the company from Imagine Communications wher
04/10/2017
Pinewood Digital Extends Investment In FilmLight's Daylight
Pinewood Digital is a pioneering user of Daylight and recently extended its investment in the platform with new systems in both London and Atlanta. Da
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
02/10/2017
dB Broadcast Helps Lay Foundations For A Digital Future
dB Broadcast has announced the completion of a key part of a connectivity transition project that transforms the way the BBC provides and manages its
28/04/2017
Aaton Digital's Wins NewBay's Best of Show Award
Aaton Digital's CantarMini 16 track sound mixer-recorder has been awarded the NewBay's Best of Show Award, presented at the 2017 NAB Show by Pro Sound
28/04/2017
Shure Announces Axient Digital Open Day
Shure recently launched its Axient Digital Wireless System at the 2017 NAB Show and has announced a London-based open day on the 18 May at RADA to sho
25/04/2017
Verizon Digital Media Services Announces Partnership With Levels Beyond
Verizon Digital Media Services have announced a strategic partnership with Levels Beyond, which will see them go to market with a combined solution th
13/04/2017
Danny Hallett Joins Transvideo-Aaton Digital
Transvideo and Aaton Digital has announced the appointment of Danny Hallett as Sales Manager. Jacques Delacoux, CEO of the sister companies, said: "To