And they’re off! The IBC 2013 conference is underway, the show isn’t far behind, and we’re waiting with bated breath for our first glimpse of this year’s game-changers. As news stories break we’ll be adding them to our blog, and uploading them here to create one IBC masterpost, with all the news, reviews and previews you could want.
If you have a question or think we’ve missed something, just let us know in the comments. To get your pre-orders in on this year’s releases, get in touch with the team on 03332 409 306 or email broadcast@Jigsaw24.com. To keep up with news from the show, follow @Jigsaw24Video on Twitter or ‘Like’ us on Facebook.
Adobe’s latest round of updates to their Creative Cloud applications will delight video and web design professionals alike. As well as improving Premiere Pro/SpeedGrade integration, there’s the addition of Adobe Anywhere, Generator for Photoshop CC and Edge Reflow, plus a list of… Read more
AJA are the first company to promise big things at this year’s IBC, with new 4K devices and converters promised, plus an all-round firmware change… Read more
This year’s offerings from ARRI include the new AMIRA camera and an ultra wide zoom lens that’ll take you from 9.5-18mm. The AMIRA is being pitched as “a versatile documentary-style camera that combines exceptional image quality and affordable CFast 2.0 workflows with an ergonomic design optimized for single-operator use and extended shoulder-mounted operation.” Who’s going to argue with that? Read more
It’s a good day to be an Autodesk user. Not only have the 3D giants revealed new features for their M&E range, they’ve also dropped the price of Entertainment Creation Suites and announced that you can upgrade to the Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate for 20% less… Read more
Ah, IBC offers, how we’ve missed you. Just in time for the start of the conference, Autodesk have announced that they’re knocking 20% off the cost of new seats of Smoke 2013 for anyone who buys between 12th September 2013 and 20th October 2013… Read more
In a welcome break from their usual routine, Avid are leading with an audio interface at this year’s IBC (they’ve also updated ISIS and Interplay, and are showcasing the still-new Media Composer 7, too, so video types should still swing by their stand). Read more
In case you were distracted by their modular control surface, the S6, while you were actually at their stand, Avid have done us all the courtesy of sending out a whitepaper about their most difficult to pin down IBC offering, Avid Everywhere. Read more
Dan Moran of Smoke & Mirrors and mixing light.com has been kind enough to let us share his review of the Resolve 10 beta, which he’s been working with for a few weeks prior to IBC… Read more
Grant Petty is kicking off IBC in his inimitable style, revealing Blackmagic Design’s new releases in a truly epic pre-show email. While Blackmagic are being fairly restrained this year – we count a mere nine new releases, as opposed to their usual hundred and twelve – the annual Blackmagic email is still present and correct… Read more
So excited they couldn’t even wait for the expo proper to kick off, GB Labs have announced new 4K storage solutions. They’ll be on stand J15B showing off their Space 4K duo and a new Space-based storage cluster workflow and, we assume, chatting away about their new partnerships with Cantemo, Marquis and Sohonet… Read more
At IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17, stand 7.B29), Matrox Video will feature the new Matrox Mojito 4K quad 3G-SDI, 4K video monitoring card for use with Adobe Creative Cloud professional video editing tools on Windows platforms. Matrox Mojito 4K enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 and at frame rates up to 60 fps (4Kp60). It is a single ¾-length PCIe card with five full-size BNC connectors directly on the card bracket… Read more
Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions announces a new shoulder mounted Full-HD 1080P AVCCAM camera recorder, the AG-AC8. It features exceptional ergonomics and functionality, simultaneous recording to dual SD Cards, 21x optical zoom and intelligent auto mode (iA) with up to 50x zoom. Read more
In response to the growing worldwide demand for 4K production, Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions is prioritizing the development of the 4K VariCam camera recorder. The VariCam will be a highly practical camera, boasting features and performance suitable not only for 4K cinema, but also HDTV content production. The camera is set for launch in 2014. Read more
SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced the SanDisk Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 memory card, designed for professional broadcast, cinematography and next-generation professional photography. Read more
The Foundry have released this great promo video running down all the features that are coming your way in Nuke 8.0. The gist? Bigger, faster, stronger, simpler. As well as new features, there’s an improved UI and improved colour grading toolset with additional waveforms and colour analysis tools. Brew yourself a cuppa and have a watch. Read more
Think we’ve missed something? Let us know in the comments! To get your pre-orders in on this year’s releases, get in touch with the team on 03332 409 306 or email broadcast@Jigsaw24.com. To keep up with news from the show, follow @Jigsaw24Video on Twitter or ‘Like’ us on Facebook.