NAB 2013: news round up

Las Vegas Skyline
Las Vegas Skyline. Photo: Nick Traveller.

 

We’re rounding up the most important news and announcements for audio and video professionals from NAB 2013 in Las Vegas.

Check back here regularly as we will add stories to this page during the event, or follow us on Twitter (@AVPromag).

 

Tascam launches DR-60D on-camera audio recorder

New four-channel, DR-60D XLR-equipped SD card recorder is designed with DSLRs in mind.

 

Atomos announces Samurai Blade and Ronin recorders

The Atomos Samurai Blade recorder offers a higher-resolution, 1280×720 screen and HD-SDI connections.

 

Convergent Design confirms 4K, 7″ Odyssey recorder

Nanoflash maker brings out monitor-recorder combination with up to 4K at 60fps and 240fps at 2K.

 

G-Technology G-DRIVE boosts Thunderbolt drives

G-DRIVE high-performance hard drives are optimised for video editing.

 

Sony brings out Anycast Touch vision mixer

Sony’s AWS-750 Anycast Touch brings touch-screen technology to live production.

 

Avid updates Pro Tools

Veteran audio editing package Pro Tools reaches version 11, and Avid releases iOS interfaces.

 

Blackmagic Design unveils two new cameras

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera offers full HD for $999, and the Production Camera scales up to 4K.

 

Sony launches PMW-400 broadcast camcorder

The latest addition to Sony’s 50Mbps camera range is a shoulder-mount 2/3inch model.

 

Avid announces Media Composer 7

New version of the high-end video editor will offer more flexible media management and audio editing.