BroadcastAsia2019 sees Sony introduce Simple Live Streaming
– new proposition for HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders
Provides high quality live streaming to video sharing websites
and social media platforms with a single camcorder
|BROADCAST ASIA, SINGAPORE, 18 June 2019 – At BroadcastAsia2019 Sony has announced that its palm-sized 4K HDR professional camcorders, HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90, will receive additional workflow flexibility via a free firmware upgrade. Introducing a new proposition for users to streamline the process of acquiring live content, the camcorders will be enhanced with Simple Live Streaming, providing opportunities for content creators to shoot wherever and however they want.
“In today’s live environment, video content is evolving quickly as an essential tool to connect with audiences,” said David Green, Product Manager of Content Creation Solutions, Sony Australia. “The introduction of Simple Live Streaming for HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 streamlines the overall workflow, from shooting to live distribution. Equipped with Simple Live Streaming, the camcorders will have online sharing features, further empowering our content creators to concentrate on what they do best – storytelling on the go.”
The Simple Live Streaming ensures that ultimate mobility is achieved. As standalone operations, the easy-to-use camcorders only require Wi-Fi connection without additional equipment. The Simple Live Streaming allows users to conduct live streaming and upload onto major video sharing sites and social media platforms in a straightforward manner anytime, anywhere.
Sony has been actively promoting “Simple Live solution” achieved by combining the MCX-500 Multi Camera Live Producer and the RM-30MP remote commander to provide multi-camera basis simple live production. When a user needs to expand the live streaming to multiple camcorder operation, HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders can be connected to MCX-500 via SDI or HDMI providing live stream onto social media platforms with rich live features such as tally, title and transition. The Simple Live Streaming supported by HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 offers even simpler operation achieved by single camera, further enhancing the remote delivery of content quickly without compromising on imaging quality.
Well-suited for a range of live applications including events, concerts, seminars, weddings and news reporting, the ultra-lightweight camcorders shoot in any situation with stunning image quality at all times, offering users complete creative control, all thanks to Sony’s ground-breaking Fast Hybrid AF system featuring 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor. In addition, fixed 29mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens are equipped with12x optical zoom that can be increased maximum to 18x with Clear Image Zoom maintaining 4K resolution using Super Resolution Technology or 24x in HD. On the audio front, the XLR audio input terminal and microphone holder also add to its operability on top of sound quality and reliability in connection.
The free firmware upgrade is planned to be available by the end of 2019. For more information, please visit pro.sony.com.au
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