GY-HC900 Best of NAB



WAYNE, NJ (April 19, 2018)JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced it received the “Best of NAB 2018” award from Streaming Media Producer for the new GY-HC900 CONNECTED CAM broadcast camcorder. Editors and contributors for Streaming Media and Streaming Media Producer created the list of winning products last week at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

Our editors pored over press releases and walked the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center in search of the most exciting and groundbreaking products at this year’s NAB,” said Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, editor of Streaming Media. “The winners reflect the innovation going on in the streaming video ecosystem, and will improve the toolbox of anyone involved with delivering video over IP, whether for production, contribution, or distribution to consumers.”

CONNECTED CAM features three 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors for full HD imagery, as well as enhanced connectivity for a complete news-over-IP workflow solution in the field. With a new communications engine that optimizes both image processing and IP performance, CONNECTED CAM delivers simultaneous recording, low latency streaming, and simultaneous decoding for return video and IFB. Latency can be as low as 500ms for both outgoing and incoming video.

We appreciate being recognized by Streaming Media Producer for our new CONNECTED CAM,” said Joe D’Amico, vice president, JVC Professional Video. “JVC is taking connectivity to the next level with this camera, and its reliable streaming performance for live ENG reports is a big reason why it received so much attention from NAB attendees.”

CONNECTED CAM has built-in Wi-Fi (2.4Ghz/5GHz) with dual external antennas, and offers streaming performance up to 20 Mbps. Equipped with an industry standard B4 lens mount and four-position optical filter, CONNECTED CAM delivers excellent sensitivity (F12 at 60Hz, F13 at 50Hz in extended mode) and high 62dB signal-to-noise ratio (in standard mode). Other features include a 3.26-inch OLED color viewfinder, 3.5-inch LCD panel for menu navigation, three XLR audio inputs, 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, and dual memory card slots for SDHC/SDXC media. CONNECTED CAM will be available in June.

Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Professional Video is a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. The company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of broadcast and professional video equipment, as well as D-ILA front projection systems. For more information, visit JVC’s website at or call (800) 582 5825.

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