Ikegami Takes Home Technology and Engineering Emmy

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) presented Ikegami with its fourth Technology and Engineering Emmy Award on Thursday, January 6 at a ceremony held during the 2011 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show), in Las Vegas. This award cites Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd. and Avid Technology for their pioneering “Development and Production of Portable Tapeless Acquisition.” NATAS’ Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations, and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.

“We are delighted to be recognized for our contribution to the technical advancement of broadcast equipment,” notes Naoki Kashimura, Ikegami’s General Manager for Corporate Strategy and Marketing, regarding Ikegami’s Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for its pioneering development and production of portable tapeless acquisition. “Ikegami will continue looking to the future and keep contributing to the progress of broadcast technology.”

Ikegami’s newest product in this category is the GFCAM HDS-V10. A three-CCD ENG camera featuring 1080i/720p HDTV format support and 24p/25p/30p native recording capability, the HDS-V10 records to removable Flash media packs with up to 128GB RAM, or to a pack using plug-in consumer CF memory cards

The GFCAM HDS-V10 Flash-RAM HD camcorder is part of the Ikegami’s GF SeriesTM tapeless ENG/production suite, which also includes the GFStation GFS-V10 Flash memory studio deck, GF Station Portable half-rack-wide portable player/recorder, GF Player desktop playback unit and GFAdapter for convenient, direct plug-in of GFPak media into tower PC’s with fast serial-ATA interface. GFSeries Media Manager software provides efficient GFSeries integration with large server-based production environments.