MPTS PREVIEW INDUS TRY
After a Covid-related lay-off, the Media Production and Technology Show is back in the capital. Here are a few reasons why you should visit
WORDS. Roger Payne
W hat a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago, amid the teeth of the pandemic, the Media Production and Technology Show (MPTS) team made the bold decision to postpone the event,
community, eager to explore the latest tech and learn more of industry developments. Register to attend the event for free, see a full list of exhibitors, and browse details of the seminar programme at: mediaproductionshow.com .
vowing that it would return in May 2022, bigger and better than ever. Well, now’s the chance to discover if they’re true to their word! On May 11 and 12, London’s Olympia is set to be overflowing with members of the media and broadcast
Blackmagic Design Stand L352
Hawk-Woods Stand U526 Power giant Hawk-Woods will be showcasing the MXB-880 – a solid, but lightweight battery with an in-built charger. It boasts 880Wh in a small form, weighing just 7.2kg. It’s the first battery designed within Hawk-Woods’ new Mini range of floor batteries, and has received glowing reviews so far. The sleek, tidy design gives it a professional look, while practical features like a durable handle make for easy carrying. Also noteworthy
Where better to learn about the latest incarnation of DaVinci Resolve software than at the Blackmagic Design stand? The team will be able to demonstrate version 17.4.6 which, among other things, now supports Nikon Raw, offers better audio proxy handling, and provides improved stability for 3D renders in Fusion on M1-powered Apple Macs. If it’s more kit you’re after, the full line-up will be on show, including the three-in-one Ursa Broadcast G2. Launched
late last year, it can work as a 4K production, 4K studio or 6K digital film camera!
are the dual voltage outputs and display screen. At the moment, a lighting version is in development.
Aspectra Stand L502
If you’re searching for a camera power solution, Aspectra will be displaying PAG’s innovative offerings. PAG is known for providing advanced battery technology in the form of PAGlink, a unique system of intelligent linking batteries. If you’re looking for big power without the weight, explore the Mini PAGlink system. It offers lighter kits in 50Wh and 99Wh capacities – ideal with smaller 4K camcorders, large format cameras, monitors and panel lights.
17. MAY 2022
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