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JVC Connected Cam receives Best of Show Awards from Digital Video, Video Edge

JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced its GY-HC900 CONNECTED CAM broadcast camcorder received the “NewBay Best of Show Award” from Digital Video and Video Edge earlier this month at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

“The program seeks to shine a spotlight on relevant innovations in technology as seen around the million-square-foot exhibit floor of the industry’s top trade show,” said Paul McLane, NewBay managing director, content. “The list of 2018 winners and nominees gives real insight into where and how rapidly our media tech businesses are evolving.”

CONNECTED CAM features three 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors for full HD imagery, as well as enhanced connectivity for a complete news-over-IP workflow solution in the field. With a new communications engine that optimizes both image processing and IP performance, CONNECTED CAM delivers simultaneous recording, low latency streaming, and simultaneous decoding for return video and IFB. Latency can be as low as 500ms for both outgoing and incoming video.

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“NAB 2018 provided an amazing launch for CONNECTED CAM. From broadcasters to independent production professionals, the industry is ready for JVC to take connectivity to the next level,” said Joe D’Amico, vice president, JVC Professional Video. “We appreciate the recognition from Digital Video and Video Edge.”

Equipped with an industry standard B4 lens mount and four-position optical filter, CONNECTED CAM delivers excellent sensitivity (F12 at 60Hz, F13 at 50Hz in extended mode) and high 62dB signal-to-noise ratio (in standard mode). It also offers an HDR mode for creative flexibility, as well as up to 120fps 1080p slow-motion recording. CONNECTED CAM offers native recording of MPEG-2 at up to 35 Mbps as well as H.264 (.MOV), which provides production quality 10‑bit, 1080/60p 4:2:2 footage. Other features include an OLED color viewfinder, LCD panel for menu navigation, three XLR audio inputs, 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, and dual memory card slots for SDHC/SDXC media. CONNECTED CAM will be available in June.

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