Panasonic release new firmware update for the Panasonic GH4 allowing for some highly awaited features such as Timecode embedded into the HDMI out stream. Very useful for those using external recorders such as the Atomos Shogun or the Odyssey7Q+ for a 10bit 422 ProRes HQ high quality recording.
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Camera Utility 2.0 adds 12bit ProRes 444 up to 60 frames per second in UHD (3840 x 2160p) to the URSA, in addition to 80fps in 1080p. With this latest update, the URSA becomes even more flexible and we can definitely see this camera getting more and more production and post-production friendly as 12bit ProRes 444 is a very popular VFX workflow codec.
JVC have a long tradition with broadcast cameras such as the very popular GY-HM650, which has been used frequently by the BBC for example. And recently JVC made an announcement they are making a foray into 4K territory by announcing the GY-LS300 – a 4K Super 35 sized sensor with a flexible Micro Four Thirds mount in a very compact design.