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Sony's XDCAM Optical Disc System Wins Emmy

XDCAM was awarded a Technology and Engineering Emmy for the 'Development of Professional Tapeless Portable Acquisition Systems Using Affordable Media'

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Past XDCAM Press Releases

Home of NBA's Miami Heat gets High-Definition Video Upgrade  (October 28, 2009)
XDCAM HD Camcorders and Decks, HD Displays, New Visual Display and Digital Signage Software Are Highlights of Re-designed "Showcase" Destination.

Scientific Expedition Does Deep Dive To Wreck Of U.S.S. Monitor  (September 23, 2009)
The U.S.S Monitor was once known as the most technologically advanced warship in U.S. history.

Sony HD Technology Gives Montclair State University Textbook Example  (September 14, 2009)
XDCAM HD Optical and HDC Studio Camera Provide Students with Hands-on State-of-the-Art Experience.

New York Yankees Choose Sony XDCAM HD Optical Disc System  (September 10, 2009)
The new Yankee Stadium has a full HD control room, which uses Sony professional HD cameras...

Louisiana State University Rolls Out HD Solution For Athletic Department  (August 7, 2009)
Three Sports Venues Tied to Centralized Sony HD Control Room with HD Studio Cameras...

Iowa Public TV Makes The Switch To Sony XDCAM HD System  (August 4, 2009)
A core element of Iowa Public Television's mission is to create programming...

University Of Georgia Selects XDCAM Tapeless High-Definition Camcorders  (July 22, 2009)
School's Athletic Department Using Optical and EX Series Cameras for On-the-Field Shooting Flexibility.

Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM HD Camcorder In High Demand  (July 13, 2009)
Deliveries Underway to Commercial and Documentary Producers, Sports Teams, Rental Houses and More.

Sony XDCAM HD Technology Helps Tell The Story Of America's War Veterans   (July 8, 2009)
For Eric Christiansen, his latest video project was more than just another documentary.

Saddleback Church Upgrades Its Campus To High Definition With Sony XDCAM HD   (May 5, 2009)
The church's new HD video control room uses Sony's PDW-700 XDCAM HD optical camcorders.

Sony's NAB Exhibit To Feature Non-Linear Workflow Pavilion  (April 20, 2009)
Industry Leaders to Highlight XDCAM-Based Tapeless Solutions for File-based Editing, Ingest and Motion Picture Dailies

Sony High-Definition Tech Adds Star Quality To Dallas Cowboys' Stadium  (April 20, 2009)
More than 3,000 Sony Displays Plus HD Production Equipment Including XDCAM HD Camcorders and Decks

Sony Expands XDCAM HD422 Series With New Camcorder And Deck  (April 19, 2009)
New Features Include Under- and Over-Cranking, 24P Capability, Standard-definition Recording and Linear Editing

Mark Burnett Productions Adopts Sony's XDCAM HD System As Its Primary Production Format  (April 19, 2009)
Optical, File-based Workflow Is Perfect Match for Production of Leading Reality Shows

HSN Takes TV Retail To A Higher Level Using Sony HD Cameras And Switchers  (April 19, 2009)
TV Shopping Network Converts to HD with Sony XDCAM HD Optical Camcorders and Decks, HDC-1400 Cameras, and Sony MVS-8000G Switchers

Sony And Aberdeen To Demonstrate First Application Of File-Based Closed Captioning At NAB  
Aberdeen Captioning, along with software developer CPC, has joined forces to develop the first file-based closed-captioning system that can maximize the benefits of Sony's XDCAM HD422 tapeless technology.

QVC Upgrades Studio Production And Operations With Sony XDCAM HD422 Decks  (April 7, 2009)
QVC®, one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, is continuing its upgrade to tapeless high-definition production, installing Sony's XDCAM HD422 PDW-HD1500 optical decks in the control room at its Studio Park headquarters, located in West Chester, Pa.

PBS Station At Missouri State University Implements Sony XDCAM HD422 System For Broadcast And Athletics Programs  (March 31, 2009)
Optical Camcorders and Decks Chosen to Upgrade University's Production and Operations for its Broadcast and Athletic Program

Cincinnati Reds Stadium Gets High-Definition Video Upgrade With Sony XDCAM HD System  (March 23, 2009)
When the Cincinnati Reds open the 2009 baseball season on April 6 at Great American Ball Park, in addition to seeing a new team with a crew of young players, fans will get an enhanced ballpark experience with new high-definition video production technology from Sony Electronics.

Outdoor Channel Adopts Sony XDCAM HD System For Acquisition And Delivery  (March 4, 2009)
Outdoor Channel is now using Sony's XDCAM® HD422 optical system as a select acquisition and delivery technology for its high-definition programming.

New Season Of "Survivor" Continues Use Of Sony XDCAM HD System  (March 4, 2009)
CBS' "Survivor" is using Sony's XDCAM® HD422 series of camcorders and decks to produce on-location segments.

Sony Expands Family Of XDCAM HD422 Products With New High-Definition Field Recorder  (February 26, 2009)
New Model Delivers High-speed File Transfers and Legacy Format Support for Greater Production Flexibility

New York Giants Tackle In-House Video Production At New Training Facility With Sony XDCAM HD System  
(February 18, 2009)

The New York Giants will prepare for the 2009 football season in a new training facility fully equipped with Sony professional high-definition production technology.

New Vision Television Group Moves To High-Definition Production With Sony XDCAM Tapeless Systems  (February 3, 2009)
Group-wide Roll-out Includes XDCAM HD422 Optical and PMW-EX3 Camcorders with Nipros Studio Adapter

Veteran DP Thierry Humeau Takes Sony XDCAM HD System To The Congo  (January 28, 2009)
Combination of XDCAM HD422 and PMW-EX1 Captures Unique Footage in Challenging Conditions

Sony Hosts Thousands Of 'Virtual' Attendees At Online Trade Show  (January 16, 2009)
Executives and Creatives from Professional Video Production Communities Visit the 'HD Creation and Workflow Online Expo'

Miami Heat Move Into High Definition With Sony XDCAM HD System  (January 8, 2009)
New XDCAM HD422 System Is Basis for Franchises' Move to Full HD video Production

Syracuse University Takes The Express To A New Workflow  (December 15, 2008)
The school's media team is telling its own story, using Sony's XDCAM® HD422 optical disc system.

XDCAM Camcorders Handle Tight Curves For BMW Training  (December 3, 2008)
Sony XDCAM Camcorders Handle Tight Curves And High Speeds For BMW Training And Marketing Videos

XDCAM Dallas Stars  (December 3, 2008)
NHL's Dallas Stars Upgrade In-House Video Prod. To High Definition With Sony's XDCAM HD...

NL Technology Unveils Two New Software Solutions  (November 19, 2008)
SAT AI Auto Ingest and AI Solo Can Provide Simple and Complete Tapeless Ingest Options for Avid.

University Of Tulsa Athletics Goes Tapeless With Sony XDCAM High-Definition  (November 11, 2008)
School's Athletic Department Using Optical and EX Series Cameras for On-the-Field Shooting...

Bluehole Pictures Chooses Sony's XDCAM HD System  (November 10, 2008)
Bluehole Pictures recently completed the first high-definition project...

Comcast SportsNet Captures World Series Title With Sony XDCAM HD  (November 10, 2008)
Optical Disc Technology Used for Pre- and Post Game Coverage for Each Series Game and During Parade.

Videographer Dennis Dillon Relies On Sony XDCAM Technology For Documentary  (October 30, 2008)
New XDCAM HD 422 Optical and PMW-EX1 Solid-state Camcorders Combine Seamlessly to Capture...

“Survivor” Broadcast In High Definition For The First Time Using XDCAM HD  (September 25, 2008)
For the first time in its 17-season history, CBS' “Survivor” is being broadcast in high-definition..

Sony XDCAM HD And Avid Media Composer Create Winning Combination  (September 9, 2008)
Next-Generation Digital Workflow Leverages Exceptional Output from Small Staff

Sony To Provide XDCAM Camcorders And Decks For NBC's Olympic Coverage  (August 6, 2008)
More than 80 Sony HD Cameras to be Used

Spanish Broadcasting System Goes On Air In HD With Sony's XDCAM System  (August 5, 2008)
Broadcaster Standardizes on the Sony Optical 422 Technology

WALA-TV Moves To Tapeless ENG And Production With Sony's XDCAM HD...  (July 10, 2008)
FOX Affiliate Realizes Increased Production Efficiency with Optical Disc Technology

Sony's XDCAM HD System Stays Cool On The Ice Road  (July 8, 2008)
Second Season of Hit History Series “Ice Road Truckers” Continues to Put HD Optical System...

Sony XDCAM HD Cameras Used For 2008 Indianapolis 500  (May 23, 2008)
For the second consecutive year, the Indianapolis 500 will be telecast in high definition...

Sony XDCAM HD422 And XDCAM EX Technologies Are Winning Ticket For...  (April 15, 2008)
Camcorders Co-exist Seamlessly on the Campaign Trail, for Production of Special Airing April 15...

TV Station WRAL Adopts Sony's XDCAM HD System For ENG And News Production  (April 13, 2008)
Station to Build Its Tapeless Workflow on XDCAM HD422 Optical Technology

Sony Tops 31,000 In Deliveries Of XDCAM Optical Disc Technology  (April 13, 2008)
Networks, Groups, O-and-O's, TV Producers and More Realizing the Benefits of an Optical...

Sony XDCAM HD System Benefiting From Third-Party Editing And Server...  (April 13, 2008)
Industry Support Increases for HD 4:2:2 50 Mbps Optical Workflow

Barrett-Jackson Adopts Sony XDCAM HD System For Video Production And...  (April 2008)
XDCAM HD System Chosen for Image Quality and Workflow Innovation

Sony Adds 4:2:2 50 Mbps Capabilities To XDCAM HD Professional Disc System  (February 27, 2008)
New Camcorder, Deck and Dual-layer Disc Deliver Greater Production Flexibility

Sony XDCAM HD System Gives “Wired Science” Series The Right Chemistry...  (February 5, 2008)
Tapeless HD Workflow Increases Image Quality, Eases Multi-camera Color Matching and Reduces Editing

Sony XDCAM HD System helps “Mythbusters” bust into the world of HD  
System's Image Quality, Effects Capabilities and Use of Proxy File Transfer Transform the Show's...

Sony XDCAM HD System Helps “Mythbusters” Bust Into The World Of HD  (December 12, 2007)
System's Image Quality, Effects Capabilities and Use of Proxy File Transfer Transform the Show's Production Workflow

Sony XDCAM Camcorders Join Forces To Capture “Once In A Lifetime” Event At Historic Air Show  (November 14, 2007)
High-Definition Optical Cameras and New PMW-EX1 Camcorder Work Together Seamlessly as the Perfect Production Complement

Sony Elevates Professional Video Production With First Solid-State Compact Camcorder  (September 18, 2007)
New Model Offers Workflow Flexibility, Broad Editing Capabilities and Full HD Image Quality

Sony Announces New Memory Card For Professional Camcorders   (Sept 18, 2007)
SxS PRO offers Industry's Fastest Data-transfer Speed

New York Network Goes HD With Sony’s XDCAM Professional Disc System  (July 13, 2007)
Broadcast Center for State University System

HBO’S Comedic Look At American History Gets Serious With Sony’s XDCAM HD System  (July 8, 2007)
HD Production for New One-man Special “Assume the Position 201 with Mr. Wuhl” Goes to the Next Level with Optical HD Technology

Sony XDCAM System Helps Production Crew For “On The Lot” Tackle A Myriad Of Shooting Challenges  
(June 27, 2007)


Tampa Bay Devil Rays Add Sony’s XDCAM Professional Disc System To Its Line-Up  (May 23, 2007)
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays headed into the 2007 Major League Baseball season with their usual focus on hitting, pitching and fundamentals.

CNN Makes Nitwork-Wide Commitment To Sonys XDCAM HD System For Studio And Field News Production  
(April 15, 2007)

CNN will use Sony's XDCAM® HD Professional Disc™ system for studio production and field newsgathering, as part of an expected network-wide commitment to the optical technology.

QVC Upgrades Its Studio Broadcast And Remote Operations With Sony HD Cameras And Multi-Format Switchers  
(April 15, 2007)


Sandisk And Sony Announce SxS™ Memory Card Specification For Professional Camcorders  (April 15, 2007)

Sony Continues The Evolution Of XDCAM Tapeless Acquistion Technology  (April 15, 2007)
New Additions to XDCAM Family Include High-performance HD 4:2:2 Capable Models and Flash Memory Recording in a “Handy” Camcorder

Sony Expands Capabilities Of XDCAM HD Professional Disc Systems Workflow With New Products  (April 15, 2007)
New Camcorder, Deck, Drive Unit and Dual-layer Disc Deliver Greater Production Flexibility

Sony Unveils Dual-Layer Professional Disc Media For XDCAM System  (April 15, 2007)
Features 50 GB of Storage Capacity and up to 4.5 Hours of HD Recording Time

Sony's XDCAM HD System Is Tool Of Choice For Award-Winning “Speargun Hunter” Documentary  (January 24, 2007)
Optical Camcorders Team with HDV Tape-based Camcorders to Capture Dramatic Footage above and below the Water's Surface

New Reality Show Makes Dreams Come True With Sony XDCAM HD Professional Disc System  (Dec. 13, 2006)
Sony's Disc-based Camcorders and Decks Work with HDV Camcorders to Seamlessly Mix Footage

Hearst-Argyle Television Converts To Sony XDCAM System For ENG And Creative Services  (July 28, 2006)
Station Group to Roll-out a Mix of Standard- and High-Definition Optical Products

Sony Unveils Transfer Software For Its XDCAM HD Professional Disc System And The Macintosh Os X Platform  (June 27, 2006)
Apple's Final Cut Pro to Support Native XDCAM HD Editing; Sony & Apple to Embark on 12-city Tour

Wexler Video To Purchase 25 Sony XDCAM HD Camcorders  (April 27, 2006) New Optical Camcorders to be Outfitted with Canon Lenses

Three New Stations Sign On To PBS/Sony High Definition Production Pilot Program  (April 24, 2006)

New York Ministry Looks To The Future With Sony's XDCAM HD Optical Disc System  (April 23, 2006)

News 12 Networks Adopts Sony's XDCAM HD Professional Disc System For ENG  (April 23, 2006)

Sony Unveils New Version Of Networked News Production And XPRI NS Systems At NAB  (April 23, 2006)

New Option Boards For Sony's XDCAM HD Products Add Production Flexibility And System Growth  
(Feb. 20, 2006)


Sony Expands Capabilities Of XDCAM Professional Disc System With New Products  
(Feb. 20, 2006)


Sony Unveils Tapeless HD Production System For Cinematographers At Sundance  (Jan. 23, 2006)
New XDCAM HD System Combines Optical Disc Technology with HD Resolution to Put Powerful Production Capabilities in Cinematographers' Hands

CBS Owned-And-Operated Stations To Adopt HD Version Of Sony's XDCAM Professional Disc System  
(Jan. 18, 2006)


Sony Unveils Line Of High Definition Products In Its XDCAM Professional Disc System  (Jan. 18, 2006)
Combination of Proven Optical Disc Technology with HD Resolution Puts Powerful New Production Tools in the Hands of Cinematographers, Broadcasters and Video Professionals

Sony XDCAM HD Professional Disc System Is 'The One' For New Reality Show From Endemol USA  
(Jan. 18, 2006)


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