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Roland V-60HD HD Video Switcher

The interface for Roland’s XS-62S RCS software

The PTZ Camera Control interface for the Roland XS-62S

JVC KY-PZ100W Robotic PTZ Network Video Production Camera


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Roland Professional A/V and JVC Professional Video Collaborate on Control Integration

— Roland Version 2.0 firmware and RCS software for its V-60HD and XS-62S HD Video Switchers provide remote camera control and tally integration for a range of JVC PTZ and portable cameras —

NAB Show New York, October 17, 2018 — Roland Professional A/V (booth N350) and JVC Professional Video continue to collaborate with the announcement of LAN-based camera remote control for several of JVC’s most popular models, directly from the Roland’s V-60HD and XS-62S HD Video Switchers. With new version 2.0 firmware for the V-60HD, XS-62S  and companion RCS (Remote Control Software for PC and Mac), LAN-based pan, tilt, zoom, focus and brightness parameter control, as well as the previously supported tally function, are now possible for JVC’s KY-PZ100 Robotic PTZ Network Video Production Camera (up to seven cameras), GY-HM660 and GY-HM650 ProHD Mobile News Cameras, GY-HM250 and GY-HM200 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorders and GY-HM850 ProHD Shoulder Camcorder. The update also integrates tally functionality for the JVC Pro GY-LS300CH 4KCAM Handheld Super 35mm Camcorder.

“This collaboration between Roland and JVC’s engineering teams provides greater flexibility and represents a significant value for both companies’ customers,” says Christian Delfino, Director of Global Strategic Product Marketing for Roland. “Direct camera control from the V-60HD and XS-62S RCS will eliminate the need for dedicated camera controllers for those functions used during event production.  Other camera functions typically used during event set-up are easily adjusted by the handheld remotes that JVC provides with the cameras. The result is full control at significantly reduced cost, with less hardware required.”

The Roland V-60HD, which began shipping in January, offers a sophisticated feature set perfectly suited for live event production as well as broadcast, recording and streaming. The V-60HD supports SDI camera inputs plus scaled HDMI inputs for data, computer, tablet and other video sources via a variety of video connections, plus a Program and independent AUX bus for confidence/presenter note monitoring, downstage monitoring or side screens. The V-60HD also offers advanced audio functionality including multi-channel embedded audio, XLR/TRS and RCA analog inputs, and multichannel embedded audio to two SDI outputs, plus comprehensive dynamics and auto-mixing.

The Roland XS-62S HD Video Switcher, shipping since February, is optimized for installed or portable live event, recording, broadcast and streaming productions. The Roland XS-62S supports seamless six-channel switching between four SDI inputs (with de-interlacer) along with scaled HDMI and RGB plus two still images stored in internal memory. Two SDI and two HDMI outputs may be assigned to program, preview or auxiliary buses with another HDMI output dedicated to a multiview or scaled output. The XS-62S also features a full-featured 18-channel audio mixer with embedding capabilities. The 1RU XS-62S can be operated by a single user from easy-to-use front panel controls, or remotely from a Mac or PC or programmable interface.

The free Version 2.0 firmware for the V-60HD and XA-62HS HD Video Switchers will be released and available for download from the Roland Pro A/V website late Q4 2018.

To learn more, please visit http://proav.roland.com.


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Photo caption 1: Roland V-60HD HD Video Switcher

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Photo caption 2: The interface for Roland’s XS-62S RCS software

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Photo caption 3: The PTZ Camera Control interface for the Roland XS-62S

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Photo caption 2: JVC KY-PZ100W Robotic PTZ Network Video Production Camera

About Roland Professional A/V
Roland’s professional A/V division is dedicated to providing solutions in support of audio and video professionals demanding excellence in both performance and functionality. Through the development and support of video and audio products, we endeavor to improve workflow and maximize creative possibilities in a variety of markets including Broadcast, Corporate, Education, Legal, Live Production, Sports, Theater, Theme Park, Videography, Visual Performance, and Worship. Roland is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information: http://proav.roland.com.

About JVC Professional Video 
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 http://pro.jvc.com or call (800) 582-5825.
















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