Session details


Friday May 05
List-Saal:Galerie B
Sony Deutschland GmbH,
HDV and XDCAM HD: The ideal start into the HD world
Claus Pfeifer, Product Manager Broadcast, Sony Deutschland

The presentation gives an introduction into the HD formats from Sony, while focussing on entry level products like HDV and XDCAM HD. Differences between the SD and HD Workflow together with Workflow enhancements using the XDCAM HD Products are discussed.

Claus Pfeifer studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Dortmund.
From 1998-2001, he worked as a Multimedia-System Engineer at Toshiba Electronics, Dusseldorf. Since 2001 he has been working as a Product Manager for HDV, DVCAM, Monitors and Anycast Station at Sony Deutschland, Cologne.

Claus Pfeifer
Product Manager Broadcast
Sony Deutschland

Sony manufactures audio, video, communications and information technology products for the global consumer and B2B markets. With its music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to become a leading personal broadband entertainment company in the 21st century. In Europe, its business division is now a leading supplier of broad horizontal communications solutions as well as magnetic and optical storage solutions. Amongst others, Sony Business Europe's market segment solutions and service & support packages are targeted at organisations in the Healthcare, Media, Retail, Large Venues and Transport sectors. Device components such as camera sensors and modules, displays, batteries and semiconductors are targeted at OEM manufacturers and system integrators. For more information please visit

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