Product News: Optics & Photonics
Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.
Press Release Summary:
July 11, 2016 - With v1.02 firmware, GY-HM660 ProHD camcorders offer usersÂ 2 IFB channelsÂ – one for camera operator andÂ separate feed for talent. ThisÂ lets news teams communicate with studio while streaming live HD reports from field. Other features include three 12-bit CMOS image sensors and daylight-viewable, 3.5 in. LCD. For streaming reliability, these cameras offer SMPTE 2022 or Zixi FEC, automatic repeat request, and adaptive bit rate control. IntegratedÂ RTMP supportÂ allowsÂ direct connection to content distribution networks.
Original Press Release
JVC GY-HM660 ProHD Mobile News Camera Firmware Upgrade with IFB Functionality Now Available
Press release date: July 7, 2016
The upgrade provides users with two channels of IFB, one for the camera operator and a separate feed for the talent. As a result, news teams can communicate with the studio while streaming live HD reports from the field. The GY-HM660 is the industry’s first streaming camcorder with integrated IFB audio channels.
A replacement for the GY-HM650, the new GY-HM660 features three upgraded 12-bit CMOS image sensors for improved sensitivity and a brighter 3.5-inch LCD display for better daylight viewing. For more reliable streaming, it offers SMPTE 2022 or Zixi forward error correction (FEC), automatic repeat request (ARQ), and adaptive bit rate control. Integrated support for Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) allows a direct connection to a number of content distribution networks (CDNs), such as Ustream and YouTube.
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