DigitalGlue Develops Pro B4 to RF Mount for RED V-RAPTOR, KOMODO; Wins two awards at the 2022 NAB Show

DigitalGlue, in partnership with Breakthrough Photography, has released the first professional B4 to RF lens mount designed specifically for the multi-sensor formats of RED Digital Cinema’s V-RAPTOR and KOMODO cameras. Additionally, the company received two notable awards at the 2022 NAB show.

Mount Pro B4 to RF

The new MC-1 mount allows broadcasters to embrace the latest cinematic technologies while maximizing their investment in professional B4 lenses. Recognizing its impact on the media and entertainment industry, ProductionHUB has selected the MC-1 B4 to RF Media as the recipient of the 2022 NAB Show Achievement Award. DigitalGlue is an Official RED Digital Cinemas Systems Integrator and can provide a complete solution.

The invention of the B4 to RF mount saves DigitalGlue customers money by allowing them to purchase and use a RED camera without the need for new lenses which are the most expensive part of the cinema camera assembly. The MC-1 mount enables HD, 120 fps on the RED Komodo and UHD, 60 fps using a lens splitter while maintaining the zoom and aperture ranges of the lens. The RED Raptor enables HD 240 fps and UHD 120 fps through the use of an integrated lens splitter. Now broadcast organizations can achieve a cinematic look with over 17 stops of dynamic range, smooth highlight fades, and exceptional low-light performance.

Additionally, the RED Komodo brings its cinematic global shutter to the world of live streaming for the first time. This advancement gives broadcasters the ability to shoot live and recorded cinematic footage, maximizing their current investment in broadcast B4 lenses with a single camera. The B4 mount will also allow video teams to extend their overall investment in the RED Digital Cinema ecosystem by allowing them to use their existing RF and PL lenses, extending the overall investment in the RED Digital Cinema ecosystem.

2022 NAB Show

DigitalGlue’s creative.space platform received the 2022 NAB Show Product of the Year award in the Global Storage category and the industry’s first B4 to RF mount, co-developed with Breakthrough Photography for cameras in RED digital cinema, won the ProductionHUB award. 2022 Excellence Award.

“We are honored to be recognized as innovators in media and entertainment with these two awards,” says Sean Busby, President of DigitalGlue. “We are not just another storage vendor, and the recognition received throughout the show reinforces that the industry is ready for what we believe will be the new future of video storage.”

The NAB Show Product of the Year award winners were selected by a panel of industry experts in 15 categories and announced during a live awards ceremony at the NAB Show on April 26. creative.space is the first of its kind on-premises managed storage platform offered as an all-inclusive service, bundling next-generation hardware, comprehensive software, and support with proactive monitoring into one monthly or annual price. Designed specifically for creatives, managed storage eliminates the need for advanced technical knowledge. Built-in LDAP user authentication, FTP, mDNS and VPN servers are controlled through a simple user interface that effectively transforms every creative.space system into an all-in-one data center, allowing creative teams to collaborate seamlessly with a single turnkey solution.

“The 2022 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards recognize innovative breakthroughs that will change the way the media and entertainment industry creates, connects and capitalizes on content,” says NAB Executive Vice President of Global Connections and Events Chris Brown. “This year’s winners can help storytellers at all stages of the content lifecycle meet the challenges of today and tomorrow and revolutionize the content industry.”

The ProductionHUB Excellence Awards recognize outstanding technology innovation and practice. The winners are pioneers of technological growth, products that help streamline workflows for film and video production, as well as advance the art of cinematography. The invention of the B4 to RF mount saves DigitalGlue customers money by allowing them to purchase and use a RED camera without the need for new lenses which are the most expensive part of the cinema camera assembly. This advancement gives broadcasters the ability to shoot live and recorded cinematic footage, maximizing their current investment in broadcast B4 lenses with a single camera. The B4 mount will also allow video teams to extend their overall investment in the RED Digital Cinema ecosystem by allowing them to use their existing RF and PL lenses, extending the overall investment in the RED Digital Cinema ecosystem. DigitalGlue is an official RED Digital Cinemas system integrator and can provide a complete solution.

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