Recording Media News

FUJIFILM RESTORES CLASSIC FUJINON LENS FOR NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Fujinon lenses have a reputation for quality and durability so when a lens purchased by the National Broadcasting Corporation of Papua New Guinea (NBCPNG) was found to be in a state of disrepair the company sprang into action to restore it.

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Topics: national broadcasting corporation, fujifilm, fujinon

FUJINON FUJIFILM REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO ACS AT ACS NATIONAL AWARDS FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY

The 42nd ACS National Awards for Cinematography held in Canberra last weekend at Old Parliament House saw amongst other things much revelry, Jonathon Rossiter ACS winning the Milli Award for Australian Cinematographer of the Year and Fujinon Fujifilm again reaffirming its longterm commitment as Major National Sponsor of the Australian Cinematography Society.

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FUJIFILM AND FUJINON EXTENDS ROLE AS ACS MAJOR NATIONAL SPONSOR FOR 2013

SYDNEY, 19 December 2012 – In a move sure to please all the members of the ACS and their many associates, Fujifilm and Fujinon have again reaffirmed their commitment to the society by extending their role as Major National Sponsor for 2013.


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SIMON BECKER JOINS FUJIFILM AS NATIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR FUJINON PRODUCTS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

SYDNEY, 10 December 2012 – Fujifilm today announced that well known industry figure Simon Becker has joined their team as National Sales Manager for Fujinon products in Australia and New Zealand.

Industry veteran Becker is particularly best known in the production and freelance sides of the industry having spent over 17 years with Sony Australia where he rose through the ranks to the role of National Sales Manager for Broadcast and Professional Products.

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Topics: National Sales Manager, fujinon, simon becker

FUJIFILM AND FUJINON SPONSOR ACS STATE AWARDS FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY

Fujifilm and Fujinon is extending its role as Major Sponsor of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) with a special themed sponsorship of the ACS’ State Awards for Cinematography commencing in November 2012.

This year’s ACS awards began with a successful SA and WA State Awards at the Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley in Adelaide on Saturday October 27. This month sees the Queensland and Northern Territory Awards on 10 November at The Tivoli in Brisbane, followed on 17 November by the NSW and ACT Awards at The Masonic Centre in Sydney and finally the Victorian and Tasmanian Awards on 24 November at Melbourne’s Victorian Arts Centre.

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Topics: cinematography, fujifilm, fujinon

FUJIFILM APPOINTS A2Z TECHNOLOGIES AS FUJINON DISTRIBUTOR IN NEW ZEALAND

FUJIFILM today announced that they have appointed A2Z Technologies as a distributor of Fujinon broadcast lenses in New Zealand.

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Topics: new zealand, fujifilm, fujinon

AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY SERVICES CHOOSES FUJINON LENSES

SYDNEY, 21 November 2011 – Recently the Australian Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS), the service department for Australia's national parliament, looked to replace the production television cameras they used for the televised coverage of parliamentary proceedings and in the process, chose Fujinon as the HD lenses to accompany the new cameras.

DPS provides services and facilities that enable Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to work and communicate with each other, with their constituents and with the community. In other words, DPS facilitates the Australian Parliament to the Australian community and to the world.

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FUJIFILM FUJINON WIN BEST LARGE EXHIBIT AWARD AT SMPTE 2011 AND SEE SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS FROM THE SHOW

SYDNEY, 15 August 2011 – The Fujifilm Fujinon stand won the Best Large Exhibit award at this year’s SMPTE 2011 exhibition. The award which is judged on Staff Presentation, Visitor Interaction, Product Display, Stand Design and Overall Integration of stand elements was presented to Fujifilm Australia General Manager Motion Picture Film, Recording Media and Optical Devices Marc Van Agten by Gary Fitz-Roy, CEO of Expertise Events.

Van Agten said, “We are delighted to have won the award for Best Large Exhibit at this year’s SMPTE. Our stand this year was our biggest ever promoting seven key areas including LTO video tape and digital video archiving, a 3D demo with Panavision Quasar 3D camera rig system and Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 camera, Fujifilm Motion Picture Film, ARRI ALEXA Plus camera systems, Fujinon camera lenses for ENG, Fujinon camera box lenses and ImmerVision 360 camera system, lenses and software. We also had our own Barista making excellent coffee. This year’s SMPTE was a very successful show that included comprehensive training for Sony sales reps in lens technology, many leads from our clients and partners and great interest in the Datastore LTO-5 conversion box. Many of our customers were also amazed at the ImmerVision 360 degree panamorph lens system and we have had a substantial number of enquiries about it as a result of the show. I’d like to thank all the people who visited our stand and all the Fujifilm and Fujinon staff involved for all their hard work.”

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Topics: Best Large Exhibit award, SMPTE 2011, fujinon, fujinon, fujinon

FUJINON SIGNS DEAL WITH IMMERVISION TO EXCLUSIVELY DISTRIBUTE REVOLUTIONARY NEW 360 DEGREE PANAMORPH LENS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

SYDNEY, 7 July 2011 – Fujifilm today announced that Fujinon has signed an exclusive agreement to sell and distribute the revolutionary new 360° YF360A-2/SA2 Panomorph lens from ImmerVision® across Australia and New Zealand.

Fujifilm Australia General Manager Optical Devices Marc Van Agten said, “This deal means that Fujinon are now able to offer our clients the new 360° Panomorph lens which enables a complete overview and eliminates blind spots. The ellipse image in the 360° Panomorph lens uses the most light sensitive sensor area and offers, in combination with any ImmerVision Enables® Software Solution, a closer look at the image without any distortion.”

ImmerVision is the world leader in panoramic imaging, with a unique Panomorph technology composed of Panomorph lenses and viewing algorithms. The Panomorph lenses can capture 360° images on any camera. The algorithms allow navigation inside the panoramic image distortion-free on common platforms such as computers, PDAs, mobile phones and other embedded systems. ImmerVision’s core technology covers the whole panoramic cycle, from real-time data capture to visualisation.

Marc Van Agten concluded, “As an added bonus, whether live or in recorded mode, the new YF360A-2/SA2 360° Panomorph lens can be used with most 1/3" CS-mount cameras offering resolutions from VGA to 2 megapixel.”

The new 360° Panomorph lens from Fujinon is available now and ideally suited for video surveillance, security, custom panoramic, consumer electronics and multimedia applications.

For a 360° Panomorph video demonstration go to:
http://www.immervision.com/en/security/security_demo/index.php

For more press information contact Salvatore Di Muccio on +61 412 64 99 64 or at salvatore@wellabove.com

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Topics: ImmerVision, Panomorph lens, panoramic imaging, fujinon

FUJIFILM FUJINON BIGGEST EVER RANGE OF PRODUCTS AT SMPTE 2011

SYDNEY, 1 July 2011 2011 – This year’s SMPTE exhibition will be the largest ever for Fujifilm and Fujinon. Fujifilm Australia General Manager Motion Picture Film, Recording Media and Optical Devices Marc Van Agten said, “Not only have we taken our biggest ever stand but we will be promotion and demonstrating more products than ever before in seven key areas including LTO video tape and digital video archiving, a 3D StormSurfer demo with Panavision Quasar 3D Camera Rig System and Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Camera, Fujifilm Motion Picture Film, ARRI ALEXA camera systems, Fujinon Camera Lenses for ENG, Fujinon Camera BOX Lenses and - BOX Lens and ImmerVision 360 camera system, lens and software.”


In the LTO video tape area Digital Video Archiving Solution
  • Datastor is a specialist in storage, backup and archiving solutions to the media and entertainment industry.
  • Datastor will be demonstrating the Datastor X1500 Archive System that delivers cost effective archiving of digital video files to LTO data tape.
  • Archive & Restore via Drag and Drop Use in
  • Video Production
  • Post Production
  • Digital Video Archiving
  • Save space and ingests fresh material direct to tape
  • Archive WIP or finished product to LTO tape.
  • Datastor has solutions spanning Entry Level to Enterprise Systems, covering 100’s of hours to 10,000’s of hours of video.
  • The system incorporates the Industry leading software developed by XenData Inc.

3D StormSurfer demo with Panavision Quasar 3D Camera Rig System and Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Camera.

The main points to stress for Immervision is ;

"The Panomorph lens from Fujinon delivers and Immervision software manipulates a  360° Image for Video Surveillance Applications.”

and

  • One camera Video Surveillance Solution.
  • Constant overview of an entire area.
  • Detailed Analysis  of a recorded image.

Also Features of the Panamorph Lens

  • Multiple virtual camera views from the same video source;
  • Digital Pan, Tilt and Zoom in every panomorph view;
  • Panomorph image detection and calibration (Automatic Calibration Systems);
  • Different view perspective: ceiling (looking down), wall (horizontal) and ground (looking up).
  • Can be adapted integrated to existing  security systems and cameras.

Strengthening its commitment to the Australian market, Fujinon today announced that Chris Royal has joined their team as Key Account Manager. Royal will focus primarily on business development for new and existing key accounts by building on current business relationships, strengthening Fujinon’s presence in the Australian market, developing new business opportunities and analysing market and sales trends.

Critically Royal will be responsible for the full range of Fujinon products including the new 360-degree Panamorph lenses that have created such a stir in the industry with their revolutionary distortion-free panoramic images.

Royal brings extensive industry experience with him to Fujinon having spent many years with Amber Technology, a distribution company which supplies consumer, professional audio-visual and broadcast equipment to staging companies, system integrators, broadcasters and the entertainment markets. Prior to Amber Technology Royal was General Manager at the well-respected professional audio systems and equipment production, hire, sales and installation company, Grafton Sound.

Fujifilm Australia General Manager Optical Devices Marc Van Agten said, “Chris is an excellent addition to the Fujinon team and brings great knowledge and expertise with him. He will be working very closely with key Fujinon accounts to further extend our reach and market share. We also see a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for our new lenses which will be launched later this year, so it’s a very exciting time to be at Fujinon.”

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Topics: SMPTE 2011, SMPTE, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Camera, fujifilm, fujinon