Sony PMW-F55 4K CineAlta Cameras Record Abdication of King Juan Carlos I of Spain and Coronation of his son Felipe VIFri June 20, 2014
King Juan Carlos I of Spain signed his own abdication and Spain welcomed their new king and queen, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia. Unlike most coronations that tend to be ostentatious affairs, the celebration was purposefully kept a relatively humble affair due to the economic crisis Spain is currently going through.
RTVE records the abdication of King Juan Carlos I and the coronation of Felipe VI of Spain using Sony 4K cameras
4K technology provides four times more resolution than conventional high definition
Barcelona, Spain, 20 June 2014: As part of its ongoing commitment to technological innovation, national television broadcaster Televisión Española has filmed the historic event of the abdication of King Juan Carlos I of Spain at the Royal Palace—as well as the subsequent proclamation of Felipe VI as the reigning monarch at the Spanish parliament—in 4K ultra high definition. For both events, RTVE used two Sony PMW-F55 cameras to capture the scenes and the key moments using the latest 4K technology for future viewings. The images will form part of the RTVE archive using the very best in future technology.