VENICE Camera Simulator Updated, Reflects V5.0 Firmware

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The Sony VENICE Camera Simulator, an interactive training tool which emulates the camera’s menu-driven user interface, has been updated to reflect V5.0 firmware.

This allows camera operators and assistants to get familiar with the camera menus and settings without needing access to an actual camera.

A number of new updates were added in the latest V5.0 firmware including:

  • Additional HFR support
    • 6K 17:9 up to 72fps
    • 6K 1.85:1 up to 72fps
    • 6K 2.39:1 up to 90fps
  • 4K 2.39:1 resolution operates like all the other resolutions
    • Previously it was limited to 120fps only
  • Flip & Flop support for VF and Monitor outputs for use with Steadicam
  • User Frame line operation is improved
    • Display of aspect ratio and pixel count is now shown in menu
    • Additional Preset frame lines
    • Recorded metadata now includes User Frame line setting
  • Cooke /i2 metadata recorded in X-OCN/RAW and XAVC files
  • HD ProRes 4:4:4:4
    • Fixed frame rate only
    • Up to 29.97
    • Simultaneous Record not available
  • Desqueeze monitoring options increased
    • X1.65 added
  • FPS information is now shown as Fix23.98 when in 23.98 (23.976fps) project mode
    • Previously Fix24 was shown for both 23.98 and 24 projects
    • Sub Display, Operator Display, etc… 
  • Tilt/Roll gyro has been activated
    • VF and Monitor outputs
  • Additional Paint Menu support for live operation
    • User Gamma, Knee, White Clip, Detail, Matrix, Multi Matrix, Scene File, Test SAW 

You can try out the Venice Camera Simulator at the Sony website.

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