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JVC Professional Video Released SRT-Focused Firmware Update For CONNECTED CAM Camcorders

JVC Professional Video recently released firmware upgrades for its renowned GY-HC900 and GY-HC500 CONNECTED CAM camcorders. With the latest upgrades, customers are afforded a wide array of SRT functions to enhance their workflows and video-over IP functionality for REMI applications. This includes Network Adaptive Encoding/Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Streaming, which monitors network conditions and reduces bitrate in case of congestion or high packet loss.

JVC Professional Video Released SRT-Focused Firmware Update For CONNECTED CAM Camcorders

The newly added PCR Fast Mode delivers sub-one-second, glass-to-glass latency when streaming to the JVC decoder and SRT-capable switchers. The update also enables decoding of SRT return video over the internet for teleprompting or bidirectional remote guest communication via the LCD/EVF. The firmware also features a Social Networking Service (SNS) vertical/square position image cropping function for the GY-HC500 Series, which is ideal for social media streaming platforms like TikTok and Instagram Stories. The new firmware is available as a free download from the JVC Professional Video website.

NEW V0220-0232 Firmware upgrade is available for GY-HC500 with many new features now!

  • Added SRT Return over IP
  • Added SRT Adaptive Bit Rate
  • Added SRT PCR fast mode
  • Revised DNR Setting for improving image quality in low light
  • Added cropping position select at 9:16, 1:1 streaming resolution

NEW v0410-0277 Firmware upgrade is available for GY-HC900 with many new features now!

  • Added SRT Adaptive bitrate
  • Added SRT PCR Fast mode
  • Added SRT Return Over IP

About JVC Professional Video

JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD Corporation. JVC is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated audio and video products that use superior technologies to deliver high-quality sound and images.

JVC offers a complete line of professional equipment for the broadcast and professional video marketplace including studio cameras, professional camcorders, 3D and 4K camcorders, Blu-ray recorders, and precision HD studio monitors. JVC’s original D-ILA projection technology is widely used in projection systems for simulation and high-end home theaters. JVC is also a world leader in analog and IP video surveillance products.

As an early pioneer in the capture, display, and recording of moving images, JVC has a rich legacy of technological innovation. In the analog world, JVC developed the color recording technology that made VCRs possible, exemplified by the company’s invention of the VHS format. JVC’s work in digital compression algorithms is now part of the MPEG standard used in virtually all digital formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital broadcasting.

From our top-performing simulation projectors to our ground-breaking 4K camcorders, JVC continues to offer a succession of distinctive products that deliver sound and images with the power to move people.


Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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