IBC Daily IBC2018 - Day 1 - Friday 14 September - Page 102

102 STAYCONNECTED show.ibc.org Adding fresh fl avours to stock footage Dissolve By Steve Fairclough Filmmakers who are seeking creative stock footage or photography to insert into their edits may be interested in Dissolve’s range of products, which are being showcased during IBC2018. The company claims it hand-picked ‘renowned talents and exclusive contributors’ around the world with the ethos of providing quality stock footage with exclusive collections that have been shot by real-life fi lmmakers. The Ascend aerial footage collection features urban skylines, neighbourhoods and infrastructure shots. These were shot from a helicopter using a Cinefl ex Ultra gyro- stabilised gimbal, Canon CN-E lenses and the dynamic range and colour depth of the RED Helium camera’s sensor. The Ascend clips are off ered in 7K ultra-high-defi nition, aimed at giving ease of editing in terms of composition and colour grading. Dissolve’s Filmmaker collection is said to combine ‘exceptional cinematography and art direction’. These clips aim to avoid cliché I #IBC2018 A still from Dissolve’s Ascend range of aerial footage while capturing relatable, current themes of life today, claims the company. They are royalty-free, model and property released, and are only available from Dissolve. Sara Jean Hughes, art director at Dissolve, said: “We’re excited to show the European market the amazing exclusive stock footage collection we have. We’ve worked with some of the best indie fi lmmakers to create cinematic stock footage that you’ll want to watch over and over again. It’s stock by defi nition, but it looks more like a short fi lm.” 9.LP21 FocalPoint wireless control for studio cameras Panasonic Panasonic’s AK-UC3000 UHD camera fi tted with Vislink’s HCAM transmitter By David Fox Panasonic has partnered with IMT Vislink to off er FocalPoint camera control compatibility for its AK-HC5000 HD, AK-UC3000 and AK-UC4000 UHD studio cameras and AK-HRP1000/1005 controller. IMT Vislink’s external wireless systems will be integrated into the Panasonic studio camera range, enabling end-to-end video capture, transmission and receiving workfl ows. Panasonic’s AK-UC4000 is also getting a software upgrade that includes the capability for 4K output via one of the 12G-SDI outputs from the camera head. When combined with the HCAM transmitter, the AK-UC3000, AK-HC5000 and AK-UC4000 will all allow full HD wireless video transmission, with 4K transmission using the UC4000. Stefan Hofmann, sales engineering manager, Panasonic, said: “With user- interchangeable RF modules and a range of software options, the HCAM continues the line of innovative, high- performance wireless camera systems from IMT and Vislink.” The HCAM features interchangeable dual SFP modules supporting quad 3/6/12G-SDI, HDMI, fi bre optic or SMPTE 2022-6 HD-SDI over IP interfaces as well as WiFi and Bluetooth control via a dedicated Android and iOS applications. 11.C45 Solutions for RF showcased Debut demo in full fl ow Carrick-Skills RF-Design By Erica Basnicki By Ian McMurray On show on the RF-Design stand is a representative selection of the company’s solutions for RF distribution, RF over fi bre and RF amplifi cation. RF Design’s amplifi ers are said to be widely installed at satellite ground stations, teleports and broadcasting facilities: Intelsat, SES, Viasat, Hughes, BT British Telecom, Thaicom, Media Broadcast and Axesat are among its customers. RF-Design’s latest amplifi er generation is the The HQ series is designed for compensation of passive RF distribution devices and cable loss HQ series. Designed for compensation of passive RF distribution devices and cable loss, it is off ered in single, quad or 1:1 redundant confi gurations; integrated 8-way, 16-way, 24-way or 32-way splitters are available in a 1RU/19-inch rackmount chassis. Products within the HQ series support variable gain control, slope equalisation, RF power monitoring, threshold alarming, switchable LNB supply, a 10MHz external reference signal port and 1:1 redundant dual power supply. Local confi guration is achieved via a front- panel LCD, while remote access, confi guration and monitoring is possible using a rear side Ethernet interface for WebGUI and SNMP. 1.F45 Hall 2 witnesses an IBC fi rst for Carrick-Skills, which has brought its video management experts to Edouard Prévost (left) and Grigori Mordin showcase the company’s are demonstrating Carrick-Flow at IBC fi le orchestration and automatisation product: For a comprehensive Carrick-Flow. processing, specifi c features Edouard Prévost and Grigori include virtual farms of Mordin are demonstrating how heterogeneous resources, Carrick-Flow allows companies peak activity detection to optimise and rationalise the and anticipation, fi ne task handling and storage of video prioritisation management, fi les. Without modifying user and updating and smoothing workfl ows, Carrick-Flow can support and error recovery integrate any cloud resource modules. while controlling costs and uses. 2.B39