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Gyro-Stabilized Camera System accepts 4 K and 6 K HD cameras.
Press Release Summary:
April 8, 2014 - Weighing less than 100 lb, 5-axis Cineflex ULTRA can be customized with Ultra HD cameras and multiple lenses. System incorporates GEO+ option, which enables video overlays, system and lens metadata, and geo-pointing advanced filming techniques. GEO+ helps streamline post-production process by layering location-specific metadata onto video. This allows production team to utilize GEO+ synchronous metadata to seamlessly integrate computer generated imagery with pure Cineflex video.
Original Press Release
Cineflex Launches New Lightweight Camera System
Press release date: April 1, 2014
With the Cineflex ULTRA, customers can customize their five-axis gyro-stabilized system with industry leading Ultra HD cameras, multiple lens, video overlays and geo-pointing options.
FAIRFAX, Va., – General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies has introduced Cineflex ULTRA, a compact gyro-stabilized camera system that can be customized with high-definition 4K and 6K cameras, as well as the longest lens available. The ULTRA incorporates the recently launched geo-pointing option, GEO+, which enables video overlays, system and lens metadata and geo-pointing advanced filming techniques. Additionally, with the Cineflex ULTRA system weighing in at less than 100 pounds, cinematographers, directors and broadcast media have the ease-of-use and flexibility they need to secure the breathtaking images that capture viewers' imaginations.
"Building on our proven family of Cineflex products, the highly mobile ULTRA gives our customers the exceptional range-performance and unmatched precision and stability they have come to expect," said Carlo Zaffanella, vice president and general manager responsible for the Cineflex product family. "From blockbuster movies and documentaries to high-profile sporting events to broadcast news, Cineflex ULTRA's user-friendly interface, small, compact design and geo-pointing option will help our customers deliver creative excellence and technical innovation to audiences worldwide."
With computer generated imagery (CGI) playing a significant role throughout the cinema and broadcast world, the GEO+ option helps streamline and simplify the post-production process by layering location-specific metadata onto the video. This enhancement allows the production team to readily utilize the GEO+ synchronous metadata to seamlessly integrate CGI with the pure Cineflex video.
Designed with close collaboration between cinematographers and General Dynamics' design engineers, the Cineflex gyro-stabilized camera system is a compact, light-weight Ultra HD digital cinematography camera system. More information about Cineflex camera systems is available at www.cineflex.com.
The Cineflex family of high-definition camera systems is delivered by General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies, a provider of high-performance camera systems and components. For more information about General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies, a division of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, please visit www.gd-imaging.com.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
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