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Director of Marketing & Product Development Thom Calabro introduces the Fujinon XA19 Lens, which debuted at NAB 2012.

The Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio Lens, featured in the video above, was presented with a Digital Video Best of Show Black Diamond Award at NAB Show 2012. A select panel of engineers, editors, and production and post professionals joined the magazine staff to judge the Best of Show awards for Digital Video, which recognize outstanding achievement in the advancement of video technology.

The Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio (ZK4.7x19) features an exclusive detachable servo drive unit, making it suitable for use as a standard PL lens or as an ENG-Style lens. The ZK4.7x19 also features flange focal distance adjustment, macro function, and is LDS (Lens Data System) and /i metadata compatible. With a 19-90mm focal range and weight of only 2.7kg including servo motors, this lens has the longest focal range available in a light weight zoom.

Visit www.FujifilmUSA.com/2012NAB to see other Fujinon lens debuts from this years NAB or for more information on Fujifilm Optical Devices, go to www.Fujinon.com, or follow us at www.Facebook.com/FujifilmOptical and www.Twitter.com/FujifilmOptical

Posted: 5/17/2012 1:22:45 PM by Thom Calabro | with 0 comments


According to data released in a Broadcast Engineering article, NAB 2012 was attended by 91,932 professionals from the worldwide broadcast and professional video production industries. This is up about 4.5% from the 88,044 that gathered last year.
 
In line with the show overall, Fujifilm USA experienced better booth traffic, in part because of the new products we unveiled. Headlining this year’s cast was the Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio Lens, which was presented with a Digital Video Best of Show Black Diamond Award. A select panel of engineers, editors, and production and post professionals joined the magazine staff to judge the Best of Show awards for Digital Video, which recognize outstanding achievement in the advancement of video technology. You can see a video of the PL 19-90 here.

The lens was a hit with attendees from all over the world, fitting the overall feel of NAB. The official numbers*, as provided by the NAB, are as follows

    • Total Registered Attendees:  92,112
    • International Attendees:  24,928
    • Countries represented:  151
    • News Media Attendees:  1,652

NAB Executive Vice President of Media Relations Dennis Wharton said that an estimated $30 billion in commerce was generated by the show including the business done on the exhibit hall floor by the 1,600 exhibitors

To watch videos of all the products we introduced at NAB, visit our YouTube channel. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter


* International and news media attendance figures are included in the overall registration number. All numbers are based on pre-show and onsite registration.
 

Posted: 5/7/2012 12:45:34 PM by Thom Calabro | with 0 comments






Director of Marketing & Product Development Thom Calabro introduces the Fujinon XA19 Lens, which debuted at NAB 2012.

The XA19x mini-box lens offers automatic compensation of focus breathing. This mechanism synchronizes the zoom movement to the focus movement, enabling the image size to remain constant when focusing - a must in episodic production. The XA 19x7.4BESM-D8 is ideally suited to live studio production, such as live news, sports, and entertainment. With features like RS-232 control and tally lights, it can also be used in conjunction with virtual reality studio sets and robotic camera systems. Both the XA19x7.4BESM-D8 and HA19x7.4BERM/BERD lenses have advanced diagnostics to keep them working reliably, as well as a short "MOD" or minimum object distance of 0.55mm, which allows shooting at closer distances.

Visit www.FujifilmUSA.com/2012NAB to see other Fujinon lens debuts from this years NAB or for more information on Fujifilm Optical Devices, go to www.Fujinon.com, or follow us at www.Facebook.com/FujifilmOptical and www.Twitter.com/FujifilmOptical.
 
Posted: 5/3/2012 11:19:53 AM by Thom Calabro | with 0 comments


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