Blackmagic Design Releases New Family of Constellation HD Live Production Switchers


Blackmagic Design announced a new family of live production switchers that include broadcast features but are branded as “affordable.” The new models include a 1 M/E model with 10 x 3G-SDI inputs, 2 M/E model with 20 x 3G-SDI inputs and a 4 M/E model with 40 x 3G-SDI inputs. All include full standards conversion […]

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5 Things to Know About Extended Reality Before InfoComm 2021


Extended reality (XR) is cool, there’s no denying that. AV professionals should all want to get their hands on this technology and experiment with its possibilities. And not just for fun … it makes financial sense to do so. According to an August 2021 report by Market Research Future, the XR market was valued at […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Studio Cameras Family for Live Production


Blackmagic Design announced a new family of Studio Cameras for live production. The new Blackmagic Studio Cameras include design features such as carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate and integrated 7-inch viewfinders. Blackmagic Studio Cameras have the same features as large studio cameras, miniaturized into a compact and portable design. The cameras are equipped with digital film […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces Web Presenter HD Self-Contained Streaming Solution


Blackmagic Design announced the new Blackmagic Web Presenter HD, a self-contained streaming solution that includes a broadcast quality H.264 processor for direct streaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more. The new Web Presenter HD is a compact design that includes a 12G-SDI input with down converter, so customers can connect to HD […]

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Blackmagic Design Releases New Larger Model of ATEM Mini Live Production Switcher


Blackmagic Design announced ATEM Mini Extreme, a new larger model of the company’s ATEM Mini live production switcher. This new model features eight inputs, four ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, a total of six independent DVEs, two media players, two downstream keyers, 16 way multiview, two USB connections and multiple HDMI aux outputs. There is also […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Mini Pro ISO Production Switcher


Blackmagic Design announced the ATEM Mini Pro ISO Thursday. It’s a new live production switcher with a five-channel stream recording engine that allows all video inputs to be recorded — allowing a live production to be edited after the event. This also allows users to get a clean feed of all inputs and use edit […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Family of Control Panels


Blackmagic Design announced the all-new ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel and the ATEM 4 M/E Advanced Panel Friday. They’re a new family of control panels designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM Advanced Panels are large enough, so the user has dedicated controls for the largest ATEM switchers. Features included up to four […]

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Blackmagic Design Lowers Price of Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K to Under $2K


Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price for the popular Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K of US$1,995. This is a reduction of $500, which will help make this camera more affordable for users working on digital film as well as live production with the new ATEM Mini switchers. With the current demand for multi-camera […]

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Dropkick Murphys’ St. Patrick’s Day Concert Live Streamed with Events United and Blackmagic Design


Fremont, CA – April 3, 2020 – Blackmagic Design today announced that New Hampshire based live streaming and AV production company Events United used a Blackmagic Design live production workflow to produce Dropkick Murphys’ St. Patrick’s Day live stream “Streaming Up From Boston,” reaching a total of more than 10 million viewers.   For the first time in 24 […]

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No Static AV Delivers Ultra HD Workflow for Annual Baby2Baby Fundraising Gala


Fremont, CA – January 31, 2020 – Blackmagic Design today announced that LA based event production company No Static AV (NSAV) used an Ultra HD live production workflow featuring URSA Broadcast cameras and ATEM switchers to deliver in house AV and IMAG for the annual Baby2Baby fundraising gala, which raises millions of dollars for the nonprofit […]

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2019 Concerts and Music Festivals Delivered with Blackmagic Design


Fremont, CA – December 20, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that live production workflows, featuring its products for acquisition, control and delivery, have been used on some of this year’s biggest music festivals and concert tours.   Artists and events included Little Mix, Billie Eilish, Elton John, Fall Out Boy and Andrea Bocelli, as well […]

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Blackmagic Design Cameras and Switcher Powers South Africa’s Rocking the Daisies


Fremont, CA – December 3, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that South African music festival, Rocking the Daisies, was powered by an end to end Blackmagic Design workflow, featuring Blackmagic URSA Broadcast and ATEM Constellation 8K. Held at the Cloof Wine Estate in Cape Town and incorporating comedy, music, art and film, Rocking the Daisies (RTD) […]

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You Didn’t Know You Needed a 6K Camera Until Blackmagic Design Debuted One


Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low light performance. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is available immediately […]

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InfoComm 2019 to Explore Pro AV in Hospitality and Retail; Registration Opens


InfoComm 2019, the largest ProAV show in North America, will explore the fast-growing markets for audiovisual solutions in hospitality and retail, June 8-14 in Orlando, Fla. The show will host more than 30 education sessions focused on the ways that companies in hospitality and retail and the AV solution providers that serve them are using […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G


Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G, a new bi directional SDI to optical fiber converter that lets customers extend SDI connections up to 10 miles away for US$155. Blackmagic Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G is a compact converter that extends SDI connections over distances by converting SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to SDI […]

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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI


Blackmagic Design today introduced Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI, a pocket-size, broadcast quality video converter that simultaneously converts SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60 for $65. The Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI converts signals between professional SDI broadcast equipment and HDMI sources such as computers, projectors and big screen […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New 6G‑SDI Mini Converters


Blackmagic Design today announced new broadcast quality 6G‑SDI mini converters for converting SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI. The Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G and Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G models make it possible to convert SDI to HDMI or HDMI to SDI in all formats up to 2160p30. Both models feature professional multi rate 6G‑SDI and […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink 8K Pro with Quad Link 12G‑SDI


Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 8K Pro, a new high performance capture and playback card featuring quad link 12G‑SDI to allow real time high resolution 8K workflows. This new DeckLink 8K Pro supports all film and video formats from SD all the way up to 8K DCI, 12‑bit RGB 4:4:4, plus it also handles advanced color spaces such as Rec. […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces Ultimatte 12


Blackmagic Design today announced $9,995 Ultimatte 12, a new realtime hardware compositing processor that’s designed for broadcast quality keying, adding augmented reality elements into shots, working with virtual sets and more. The all new Ultimatte 12 is a real-time compositing processor designed for the next generation of broadcast graphics. Ultimatte 12 features entirely new algorithms and color science, incredible edge handling, […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Television Studio HD


Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Television Studio HD, a broadcast quality live production switcher designed for both broadcast and professional AV users. ATEM Television Studio HD features eight inputs, multi-view, aux, and program outputs, analog audio inputs, built-in talkback, two flash based media players, creative transitions, a DVE for effects and more. The new ATEM […]

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Blackmagic Design Ships New 3G Mini Converters


Blackmagic Design has started shipping its line of 3G Mini Converters — all at $195.The 3G Mini Converters can convert between all SD and HD formats and frame rates, and feature 3G-SDI technology that makes them compatible with all existing SD and HD equipment. And, all of them include features such as redundant SDI inputs, […]

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Blackmagic Design Lowers Price of 2K and 4K Studio Cameras


Blackmagic Design today announced it will make the optical fiber connection on its Blackmagic Studio Camera models a user installed option allowing the company to reduce the retail price of the camera. The HD model will reduce in price by $300 and the Ultra HD model will reduce in price by $500. Blackmagic Studio Cameras are 12G-SDI for up […]

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Blackmagic Makes ATEM Camera Control 6.0 Available


Blackmagic Design has released its ATEM Switchers Update 6.0, which adds support for controlling cameras from ATEM production switchers via the program feed to the camera. This is a free update from the Blackmagic Design website. According to Blackmagic, the ability to control cameras from the live production switcher was previously only available to extremely […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt 2 Technology


Blackmagic Design’s newest offering is the $995 UltraStudio 4K, which uses Thunderbolt 2 technology. The UltraStudio 4K is a rack mount capture and playback device based on Thunderbolt 2 technology, which was developed by Intel and used in most Apple computers. Featuring a machined aluminum front panel with an integrated color LCD, video and audio […]

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