At BCA 2018, Sony is demonstrating its wide array of offerings to meet the needs of today’s most demanding professionals – achieving creative freedom through 4K, HDR and HFR, and exceeding expectation with end-to-end IP.

 Setting the standard for image quality

 For the first time at BCA, Sony is showcasing VENICE – its next generation motion picture camera system with forward thinking full frame 36mmX24mm sensor, phenomenal color science and user-friendly operation that pushes the boundaries of large format image capture with exceptional picture quality. As one of the first manufacturers to embrace the full frame technology in high-end digital cinema camera systems, Sony’s VENICE is generating phenomenal interest within the global cinematography community and fast establishing itself as a versatile, high-end shooting solution capable of delivering truly cinematic results.

 Sony realizes imaging power made portable with both the PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190. As the world’s first 4K 3-chip camcorder, PXW-Z280 is Sony’s latest flagship handheld camcorder. It adds vivid imagery and delicate color gradation with 4K 4:2:2 10-bit. Delivering high sensitivity of F12 (59.94p), long zoom ratio and deep depth of field, the PXW-Z280 is extremely ideal for new gathering, on top of its enhanced network features, versatile formats and interfaces that allows for direct-to-air workflows.

 The PXW-Z280 is partnered by the PXW-Z190, a superb all-rounder for a wide range of 4K and HD single camera shoots. Achieving various video expressions, the PXW-Z190 is equipped with three 1/3-type Exmor R CMOS image sensors, capturing RGB light independently and delivers 4K 50p/60p imagery with high resolution and a wide range of gradation with 4:2:2 10-bit in HD.

 Transit with interoperability and open approach

 Sony continues to expand its offering on IP Live Production ecosystems, providing customers more choices while keeping compatibility with existing cameras. This enables them to easily migrate, in a cost effective manner, to the benefits of an IP infrastructure. The HDCU-3100 brings IP capabilities to Sony’s full range of system cameras, from the flagship 4K HDC-4300 through to the HDC-2000/1700 series and HSC Fibre system cameras.

 The power to move with perfect audio

 The portable, practical and highly reliable UWP-D series is the superb audio solution for shooting on the go applications including news gathering and field production, as well as live concerts, sporting events, documentaries and weddings. Realizing high-quality sound and stable wireless transmission utilizing true diversity reception system, the series allows users with full channel access and up to 72MHz bandwidth. The perfect complement for Sony’s XDCAM handheld camcorders, the UWP-D series delivers sound quality of digital audio processing combined with the reliability of analogue FM modulation, improved transient response performance and provides impressive natural sound quality. – Broadcast and CableSat Bureau