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Broadcast Pix Introduces ‘PixPlay’ Slo-Mo Replay Option for Blackmagic Design HyperDeck, AJA Ki Pro
News: Broadcast Pix Introduces ‘PixPlay’ Slo-Mo Replay Option for Blackmagic Design HyperDeck, AJA Ki ProBroadcast Pix™ today announced PixPlay, a new software option that will allow any Broadcast Pix integrated production switcher to provide slow motion control to a Blackmagic Design HyperDeck or AJA Video Systems Ki Pro disk recorder.
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Capsule Media Safeguards Production and Post with AJA Technology
News: Capsule Media Safeguards Production and Post with AJA TechnologyAcross a range of content for broadcast, live-events, commercials and films, Miami-based Capsule Media has a reputation for high-quality production and post services. The efforts of the studio, which was founded in 2002, have paid off in spades, as network juggernauts across the U.S., Europe and Latin America – including PBS, Discovery Channel and Univision – regularly turn to Capsule Media for production needs. Company CEO and Executive Producer Pascal Jacquelin, who oversees each project, draws heavily on the reliability of AJA technology to ensure seamless workflows throughout the life cycle of each show.
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AJA Ki Pro Rack Delivers Spot-On Recording for BlueScreen Every Time
News: AJA Ki Pro Rack Delivers Spot-On Recording for BlueScreen Every TimeLaunching a successful business out of a natural talent for compositing, Bob Kertesz founded BlueScreen LLC three decades ago. The company specializes in live, on-set blue/green screen compositing and multi-cam productions for high profile gaming companies and studios such as EA, Disney, Warner Brothers and Viacom. A core component of BlueScreen’s business involves live blue/green screen compositing for press events prior to the launch of major films, and for this niche market, Kertesz has established a specialized setup comprising high-end cameras and Ultimatte® hardware, with AJA’s Ki Pro Rack at the center of the workflow for reliable recording and playback.
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ABS To Address 4K Technology Questions During Free Open House
Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced a free 4K Open House at its offices in SeaTac on July 17, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a number of vendors at the event, including Adobe, AJA Video Systems, Elemental Technologies, Four Winds Interactive, FUJINON, Infortrend, Quantum, Planar and Sony. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.
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TNDV Emphasizes A La Carte Approach to Mobile Production As Next-Gen Formats Develop
News: TNDV Emphasizes A La Carte Approach to Mobile Production As Next-Gen Formats DevelopMobile Production Specialist Helps Customers Minimize Costs with Flypacks, Flexible Truck Systems as Format Battles Shake Out
TNDV became one of the first mobile production companies with an SD/HD/3D truck when Aspiration first appeared in 2011. However, owner Nic Dugger quickly recognized that the 3D element would play a nominal role in his productions at best. As the broadcast and production industry awaits the true arrival of the next-generation format, he is maximizing opportunities for clients through creative, customized solutions that leverage cutting-edge technologies within temporary, cost-effective packages.
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France Télévisions Protects its Assets with MatrixStore Nearline Storage.
News: France Télévisions Protects its Assets with MatrixStore Nearline Storage.
France Télévisions chooses DID Technology to add resilience to its Avid Interplay Production infrastructure with the addition of the trusted MatrixStore nearline archive platform from Object Matrix.
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Grass Valley Partners with AJA Video Systems to Enhance K2 Dyno and K2 Summit 4K Capabilities
New DynoZoom Function within K2 Dyno Supports Real-Time Pan/Zoom in 4K and HD
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announces a partnership with AJA Video Systems that will provide 4K enhancements to its K2 Dyno Replay System. Grass Valley is integrating AJA’s Corvid Ultra and TruScale scaling hardware into the K2 Dyno to drive real-time pan and zoom to allow HD extraction from 4K acquisition with DynoZoom. With DynoZoom functionality integrated into the K2 Dyno, and available on all resolutions, customers will now have extended workflow flexibility to create engaging replays and highlight packages.
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Bexel Open House to Include Gently-Used Gear from Sochi Games
Event on April 24 will Feature Video and Audio Production Equipment for Purchase or Lease
Bexel’s Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) division will host an Open House this Thursday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m., showcasing its Gold Line of pristine, one-time use broadcast video and audio equipment. Much of the gear, which will be on display in a new showroom at Bexel’s Burbank headquarters (2701 North Ontario Street, Burbank, CA 91504), was recently used to cover worldwide sporting events in Sochi, Russia. Available for purchase or lease, Bexel’s Gold Line includes a plethora of equipment from camera systems, lenses, accessories and support, to video and audio converters, audio monitoring, speakers, wireless intercom, solid state recorders, microphones, P2 camcorders, and more.
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Colorfront Launches Express Dailies 2014 And On-Set Dailies 2014 With Transkoder
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic television and commercials, today introduced the latest 2014 versions of its industry-leading dailies software – Express Dailies 2014 and On-Set Dailies 2014 with the new Transkoder option. Colorfront will show both new products during NAB 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Rapidly Expanding NewTek Developer Network Adds 22 Customer Workflows
NewTek Product Ecosystem Now Includes 57 Customer Solutions In Graphics, Streaming, Automation & Controllers, Content, Asset Management & Storage
NewTek™ today announced the addition of 22 new customer workflows into the NewTek Developer Network. The rapidly growing program now offers 57 innovative and seamlessly integrated workflows for TriCaster™ and 3Play™ users, extending significant time-and cost-savings efficiencies to anyone using NewTek live production tools.
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AJA Launches New Hi5-Plus and HA5-Plus Mini-Converters at NAB 2014
News: AJA Launches New Hi5-Plus and HA5-Plus Mini-Converters at NAB 2014Hi5-Plus Connects SDI to HDMI Devices, HA5-Plus Connects HDMI to SDI, Including from DSLRs; Both Mini-Converters Offer Host Of New Features
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced its new Hi5-Plus and HA5-Plus Mini-Converters, powerful and portable devices that harness AJA's proven technology for streamlining broadcast and post production workflows.
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AJA Announces Development Partnership with Grass Valley
Grass Valley K2 Summit Adds Virtual 4K Pan and Zoom with AJA Corvid Ultra and TruScale
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced a new development partnership with Grass Valley. As part of the partnership, Grass Valley will integrate AJA Corvid Ultra and TruScale™ scaling hardware into the Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System and Summit 3G broadcast replay server to drive real-time pan and zoom from UltraHD/4K to HD.
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AJA Launches Corvid 88; Delivering Multi-Channel I/O to Developer Partners
News: AJA Launches Corvid 88; Delivering Multi-Channel I/O to Developer PartnersMix and Match Multiple Input and Output Channels of Different Video or Audio Files on a Single 8x 3G-SDI Card
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced Corvid 88, delivering high-density multi-channel video and audio I/O via an 8-lane PCIe 2.0 card. Corvid is AJA's family of products designed for integration into solutions offered by third-party Developer Partners including Colorfront, Codex, Quantel, Autodesk and others.
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AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fps
News: AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fpsDevelopment Partners Autodesk, Cisco, Codex and Colorfront Integrate KONA 4 to Drive 4K HFR Workflows
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced KONA 4, the latest generation in its award-winning line of professional desktop video and audio I/O cards. KONA 4 offers unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color spaces for fantastic image clarity. New with KONA 4 is support for high frame rate (HFR) 4K/UltraHD up to 60p and HFR UltraHD HDMI output.
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AJA Launches LUT-box for Precise Color and Look Management
News: AJA Launches LUT-box for Precise Color and Look ManagementNew Mini-Converter enables accurate image monitoring on-set or in studio with simultaneous SDI and HDMI outputs
AJA Video Systems today released LUT-box, a new Mini-Converter to allow monitors to display accurate color space and look for any SDI video signal. Easily load 3D LUTs at up to 17X17X17 points using the integrated USB connection and free MiniConfig software on either Mac or Windows. Simultaneous outputs support both HDMI and SDI monitors from a single LUT-box.
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AJA Launches FS1-X; Next Generation Frame Synch and FRC
News: AJA Launches FS1-X; Next Generation Frame Synch and FRCFrame synchronizer with new frame rate converter option bridges gaps to match up disparate video and audio formats and frame rates in compact 1RU chassis
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today released FS1-X, a compact single rack-mount frame synchronizer and converter designed to match up disparate audio and video formats in broadcast, mobile and post-production environments. Tapping AJA’s industry-leading conversion algorithms, FS1-X supports up-, down- and cross-conversion between SD and HD signals ensuring the highest quality output possible. Featuring a flexible architecture, FS1-X simultaneously works with 3G/HD/SD-SDI 10-bit video and incorporates a massive number of embedded audio, AES, MADI and analog audio channels.
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AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera
News: AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional CameraNAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced CION, an entirely new professional camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the introduction of the Ki Pro product line in 2009; CION builds on this achievement by offering in-camera recording directly to the Apple ProRes family of codecs - including 12-bit 444 - for pristine image capture. ProRes codecs are well established in many post-production environments and offer wide compatibility with editing, color correction and finishing applications. CION enables today’s growing demand for high frame rate support and offers the ability to output 4K raw data at up to 120 fps via 4x 3G-SDI outputs. CION can record directly to AJA Pak SSD media at up to 60 frames per second.
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NAB: Autodesk Unveils the Highly Anticipated Smoke 2015
News: NAB: Autodesk Unveils the Highly Anticipated Smoke 2015New in Smoke 2015: 3D Tracking, Re-architected Timeline FX and Faster Performance; More Accessible Than Ever Starting at $195* a Month
Autodesk, Inc. unveiled the latest version of its powerful professional video editing software Autodesk Smoke 2015 at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB). In addition to significant new creative tools and performance enhancements, Smoke 2015 will soon be available as a Desktop Subscription, so customers can access the software on a pay-as-you-go basis for the first time.
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NAB News: Quantel announces Support for AJA Io XT and KONA 3A
More Choices and More flexibility for Quantel Users
At NAB 2014 Quantel announced support for the AJA Io XT on its Marco field editor, and KONA 3G video card on its Pablo Rio color and finishing systems.
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NAB News: Enterprise sQ Gets more Tools, Enhanced IT Integration and AS-11
New developments enable Quantel's fast-turnaround production system to address all news and sports needs
Quantel announced major developments for its Enterprise sQ news and sports production system at NAB. These include enhancements for what is already the industry's fastest news editor, and significant advances in file-based workflows and management that help integrate Enterprise sQ even more fully with the facility's IT infrastructure.
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Ross Video Announces XPression Studio GO! and Bluebox GO!
News: Ross Video Announces XPression Studio GO! and Bluebox GO!Industry’s Most Powerful Laptop Graphics Solution Gets Two New Versions
Today, Ross Video launched XPression Studio GO! and XPression Bluebox GO!, two new versions of the powerful laptop graphics solution: XPression Prime GO!
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What's new at NAB 2014 from ToolsOnAir
ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering continues to pioneer the most innovative and comprehensive broadcast suite available for the Mac OS platform.
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PACTV Parks its AMT-Fitted ENG Truck at the Intersection of Fiber and Microwave with the Help of Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) at NAB 2014
News: PACTV Parks its AMT-Fitted ENG Truck at the Intersection of Fiber and Microwave with the Help of Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) at NAB 2014Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the Broadcast and Sports & Entertainment markets, will host a fully functional Accelerated Media Technologies (AMT) news truck from Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth OE1344). The must-see vehicle, parked at IMT’s outdoor booth, is ideal for live production, location shots, playout, remote production and transmission backup, and is equipped with IMT’s Nucomm Newscaster VT7.4 HD/SD ENG/SNG/OB Van Transmitter, among additional high-end gear.
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KHQ Rolls With ABS For New Mobile Production Trailer
Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has been contracted to design and build a 21-foot mobile production trailer for KHQ, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, Wash. (DMA #73). Scheduled for delivery in late spring, the new trailer will be used to expand coverage of local sports and other live events.
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Bannister Lake Utilizes AJA’s Io XT to Power New Portable Score Bug Solution
Complete solution supports lightning-fast live graphics production on a laptop
Bannister Lake will demonstrate an out-of-the-box portable score bug solution at the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10) that accelerates time to air for live sports graphics production. Developed to work with AJA Video Systems’ edit products, the complete solution gives broadcasters and mobile production truck operators an affordable, portable turnkey system to produce visually engaging score bugs as part of a comprehensive sports graphics workflow.
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AJA Technology Extends Worldwide Coverage of 2014 Winter Paralympic Games
News: AJA Technology Extends Worldwide Coverage of 2014 Winter Paralympic GamesThe Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, held from March 7-16, marked AJA Video Systems' third collaboration with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to provide broadcast solutions for the international distribution of live and on-demand coverage of the games. IPC’s ParalympicSportTV team delivered 300 hours of HD content to audiences worldwide using eight AJA Ki Pro Rack recorders; an AJA KUMO 32x32 compact router with a KUMO Control Panel controlled through its webserver over LAN; an AJA FS2 dual-channel converter and frame synchronizer; and four AJA Hi5-3G Mini-Converters.
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Like-New Equipment for All Facets of Video and Audio Production Available for Purchase or Lease
News: Like-New Equipment for All Facets of Video and Audio Production Available for Purchase or LeaseBexel's Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) division will showcase its Gold Line of pristine, one-time use broadcast video and audio equipment at NAB 2014. Much of the gear was recently used to cover worldwide sporting events in Sochi, Russia. Bexel's Gold Line includes a plethora of equipment, from camera systems, lenses, accessories and support, to video and audio converters, audio monitoring, speakers, wireless intercom, solid state recorders, microphones, P2 camcorders, and more.
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Bexel TSS Introducing Gold Line at NAB 2014
News: Bexel TSS Introducing Gold Line at NAB 2014Like-New Equipment for All Facets of Video and Audio Production Available for Purchase or Lease
Bexel’s Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) division will showcase its Gold Line of pristine, one-time use broadcast video and audio equipment at NAB 2014. Much of the gear was recently used to cover worldwide sporting events in Sochi, Russia. Bexel’s Gold Line includes a plethora of equipment, from camera systems, lenses, accessories and support, to video and audio converters, audio monitoring, speakers, wireless intercom, solid state recorders, microphones, P2 camcorders, and more.
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Datos Media Completes New HD Production Centre for Worldwide Broadcaster TBN
News: Datos Media Completes New HD Production Centre for Worldwide Broadcaster TBNDatos Media Technologies, one of Europe's most innovative providers of technological products, systems, and solutions for the broadcast and multimedia production market, announces that it has completed a major high-definition renovation of the Madrid studio and production centre for Trinity Broadcasting Network.
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Peter Taylor "Gravity" Wins Camera Operator of the Year for Feature Film and Don Devine "Mad Men" Wins Camera Operator of the Year for Television at the Society of Camera Operators 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards
In Memoriam Tribute to 27-Year-Old Assistant Camerawoman, Sarah Jones
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) tonight announced winners of the Camera Operator of the Year Awards in film and television at its 2014 Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards. Additional honors were presented to previously announced recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Service Award, Historical Shot, Technical Achievement Award and President’s Award during the black-tie event in Herscher Hall at the Skirball Cultural Center. The event took place before an audience of 500, including SOC and International Cinematographer Guild (ICG) members, industry executives and press. SOC Vice President and Awards Executive Producer David Frederick, SOC, presided over the event with emcee Bruce Carse. All proceeds from the show are donated to the Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The honor was accepted by Dr. Thomas Lee, Director of the Retinal Center.
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AJA Hires Nathan Simmons as Territory Manager, Western Region
News: AJA Hires Nathan Simmons as Territory Manager, Western RegionAJA Video Systems has hired Nathan Simmons as Territory Manager, Western Region. Simmons brings over thirty years of professional broadcast experience, and will be based in Southern California out of AJA’s Los Angeles office.
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Ross Video Welcomes Tedd Tramaloni as Regional Sales Manager
News: Ross Video Welcomes Tedd Tramaloni as Regional Sales ManagerTedd Tramaloni joins Ross Video and the US Sales Team as Regional Sales Manager – USA Northeast. Tedd joins Ross from AJA Video Systems, where he was a Senior Field Services Engineer.
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AJA Ki Pro Mini Boosts “Just Seen It” Digital Transfer Times by 400%
News: AJA Ki Pro Mini Boosts “Just Seen It” Digital Transfer Times by 400%Weekly review show “Just Seen It” currently airs on 246 PBS stations nationwide and can also be viewed via online platforms such as YouTube and HULU. Structured in a format paying homage to revered critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, each 30-minute episode consists of a rotating collection of producers, directors, actors and screenwriters who offer thoughtful, informed analysis on four recent entertainment releases in theaters, on TV and from around the web, along with a critic’s pick. At the conclusion of each discussion, the panel bestows a recommendation of “See It!” “Stream It!” or “Skip It!” on the content up for review.
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AJA KONA LHe Plus and AJA Control Room Drive Capitol Television Broadcasts
News: AJA KONA LHe Plus and AJA Control Room Drive Capitol Television BroadcastsFull service engineering company Finer Associates specializes in the maintenance and integration of broadcast technology. With over 25 years of experience, the Massachusetts-based company led by Steve Finer works with clients to design, install and service broadcast solutions.
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AJA Io 4K Gains 50/60 fps 4K/UHD High Frame Rate Support with v10.5.1 Software
News: AJA Io 4K Gains 50/60 fps 4K/UHD High Frame Rate Support with v10.5.1 SoftwareNew v 10.5.1 Mac Software Also Adds Updates to KONA, Io XT, Io Express and T-TAP™
AJA Video Systems today released the free v10.5.1 Mac software driver package adding 4K/UHD high frame rate support to AJA’s Io 4K, its popular device for professional video I/O, updated and customized for Thunderbolt™ 2 technology and the latest 4K workflows.
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AJA Ki Pro Quad Facilitates Affordable 4K Solution for ‘Tree Man’
News: AJA Ki Pro Quad Facilitates Affordable 4K Solution for ‘Tree Man’When New York-based filmmakers Jon Reiner and Brad Rothschild teamed up to produce “Tree Man”, an independent documentary focusing on an Upper West Side Christmas tree vendor, they knew the project would be a challenge. Many of their desired shoot locations had limited access, and there was a very small, fixed window of time to capture all the necessary scenes: the few weeks leading up to Christmas. Additionally, the film’s modest budget topped out at around $100,000; 20% of which was raised though a Kickstarter campaign.
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AJA Ships Io 4K; Professional Video I/O for New Mac Pro
News: AJA Ships Io 4K; Professional Video I/O for New Mac ProIo 4K Delivers 4K/UHD and 2K/HD/SD Video/Audio Capture and Playback via Thunderbolt™ 2
AJA Video Systems today announced availability of Io 4K, an evolution of its popular devices for professional video I/O, updated and customized for Thunderbolt™ 2 technology and the latest 4K workflows. Io 4K connects to any Thunderbolt™ 2-enabled device such as the new Mac Pro, and uniquely offers an additional Thunderbolt™ 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals in supported workflows.
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Hello Chef Uses AJA Ki Pro Quad to Produce 4K Film ‘The Final Project’
News: Hello Chef Uses AJA Ki Pro Quad to Produce 4K Film ‘The Final Project’Hello Chef, a Hong-Kong based production company that has produced several promotional and corporate videos for clients like Converse, Levi, Canon and TNT Express, shot its first-ever 4K film "The Final Project" last summer.
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Tweak RV-SDI Delivers 4K Output With AJA and NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video Support
Tweak Software announced support for AJA Video's KONA 3G, T-TAP and Io XT, and NVIDIA's GPUDirect for Video in RV-SDI, the advanced playback, review and image manipulation software for screening rooms and theatres. RV-SDI's unmatched capabilities for playback, review and collaboration include support for hundreds of media formats, all standard SDI output resolutions, completely GPU-based image processing, advanced color management and support for Windows, Mac and Linux. When combined with an AJA KONA 3G and an NVIDIA Quadro GPU, RV-SDI enables 4K video output along with a range of digital cinema and video formats.
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AJA Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack Bolster Kit Offerings at Fat Dog Solutions
News: AJA Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack Bolster Kit Offerings at Fat Dog SolutionsIn 2007, Phil Wade teamed up with Leslie Zunz to launch Fat Dog Solutions, a company specializing in studio design and engineering services, as well as equipment rentals. Over the last six years, the UK-based boutique has established a diverse client base ranging from corporate customers like ICANN, PwC and Johnson & Johnson to broadcast clients like Channel 5. As the business has evolved, AJA’s Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack digital video recorders have played a key role in the company’s success. With a stock of Ki Pros and Ki Pro Racks, Fat Dog Solutions is home to one of the largest Ki Pro rental fleets in the region.
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Advanced Systems Group Workshop Covers Complicated 4K Workflow
More than 100 attendees joined Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, in San Francisco on Nov. 20 for its annual workshop, which focused on the growing 4K landscape. 4K Workflow 2013 included educational seminars from several industry experts, as well as networking opportunities with the presenters, a number of vendors, and other video professionals.
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Helimedia Reaches New Heights with AJA Ki Pro Quad
News: Helimedia Reaches New Heights with AJA Ki Pro QuadFounded in 2007 by Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Skip Margetts, Helimedia caters to the aerial filming needs of clients across Southern Africa working in live-event broadcast, film, television and advertising. To complete each aerial production, Helimedia’s two-man team counts on a strong pool of freelance talent and an arsenal of specialized filming equipment – including two AJA Ki Pro digital video recorders and a newly added AJA Ki Pro Quad supporting 4:4:4 HD/2K and UHD/4K workflows.
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Manolo Rojas Chooses AJA Hi5 and HA5 Signal Converters Delivering True Blacks for High-Resolution Monitoring
News: Manolo Rojas Chooses AJA Hi5 and HA5 Signal Converters Delivering True Blacks for High-Resolution MonitoringManolo Rojas has been working as a Steadicam Operator for more than 22 years on high profile feature film, commercial and music video projects including "Godzilla," "Don Jon" and "Walking with Dinosaurs 3D."
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TNDV Shoots Two UP Network Specials in Nashville
News: TNDV Shoots Two UP Network Specials in NashvilleMobile production specialist tailors video and audio strategy to meet different requirements of DOVE Awards, upcoming Christmas special with host Candace Cameron Bure
The UP Network brands itself as America’s favorite TV channel for uplifting music and family entertainment, and produces many seasonal awards and entertainment programs annually as part of that vision. The company recently procured the mobile production services of TNDV to support two of the network’s biggest specials for 2013.
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AJA Ki Pro Mini Scores Checkmate for "Computer Chess"
News: AJA Ki Pro Mini Scores Checkmate for "Computer Chess"Retro-inspired indie flick "Computer Chess" received an enthusiastic response from audiences when it debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Set in the 80s and directed by Andrew Bujalski with cinematography by Matthias Grunsky, the film follows a cohort of young geniuses in a computer chess tournament as they race to design a program incapable of human defeat. To achieve a surreal aesthetic that transports audiences back in time, Grunsky captured the film using a tube camera from the 70s, converted the black and white analog signal from the camera to SD using an AJA D5D Mini-Converter and recorded the SD feed in Apple ProRes HQ with an AJA Ki Pro Mini.
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AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching Documentary
News: AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching DocumentaryDocumentary filmmaker David Marks approaches each new project with a genuine intent to improve the world and inspire human benevolence. Continuing this tradition, Marks' latest observational documentary, "In the Cobbler's Shoes," follows the workday of Misak Pirinjian - a hardworking shoemaker and owner of a reputable family business in Mill Valley, CA. Highlighting Pirinjian's daily interactions with customers and repairs on seemingly dilapidated shoes, the modern fable illustrates how one man's compassion can impact an entire community. To accurately depict Pirinjian's story, Marks relied extensively on an AJA Ki Pro file-based recording device to capture hundreds of hours of footage in Pirinjian's shop over the course of a year.
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Key Code Media Team Up for Social Media Integration
Bannister Lake Software, the leading provider of automated broadcast display solutions, announced a new business partnership with turnkey digital media communication systems industry leader, Key Code Media, at SMPTE 2013 in Hollywood.
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Zoic Bridges Remote Facilities and Paves a Path to 4K with AJA KONA 3G
News: Zoic Bridges Remote Facilities and Paves a Path to 4K with AJA KONA 3GWith locations in Culver City and Vancouver, Zoic Studios is responsible for award-winning effects in film, advertising, games and television. In addition to a steady stream of feature, games and commercial projects, Zoic is currently handling VFX for television shows "Falling Skies," "Once Upon a Time" and "Wonderland," all shot using virtual sets. The company is also venturing into 4K post-production within their commercial division for the the Intel and Toshiba webisode series, "The Power Within." For reliable and efficient collaboration across remote facilities, Zoic relies on AJA's KONA 3G cards to help facilitate live synchronized sessions using Tweak's RV-SDI playback and review software.
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IBC 2013 - Quantel Launches New Marco
Next-generation field editor for journalist/editors hits the road
At IBC 2013 Quantel launched its next-generation field editor, the new Marco. Marco enables journalists and editors to take the fast and easy to use Quantel editing toolset out of the office and with them on assignment.
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AJA Previews Io 4K with Thunderbolt™ 2 at IBC 2013
News: AJA Previews Io 4K with Thunderbolt™ 2 at IBC 2013Io 4K Will Deliver Portable 4K Video/Audio Capture and Playback Across Thunderbolt™ 2
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 -- AJA Video Systems will be presenting a technology preview of the new Io 4K, an evolution of its popular devices for professional video I/O, now updated and customized for Thunderbolt™ 2 technology and 4K workflows. Io 4K connects to any Thunderbolt™ 2-enabled device such as the new Mac Pro, and offers an additional Thunderbolt™ 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals such as high-resolution displays and high-capacity storage. Io 4K will be on display at AJA's stand, 7.F11 throughout the IBC Conference, September 12-17 at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.
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AJA Releases TruZoom™ for Realtime 4K to HD Region-of-Interest Workflows
News: AJA Releases TruZoom™ for Realtime 4K to HD Region-of-Interest WorkflowsIBC Conference Stand 7.F11- AJA Video Systems today announced TruZoom™ delivering high-quality region-of-interest (ROI) workflows from 4K and UltraHD video. The TruZoom software and external joystick controller drives AJA’s Corvid Ultra professional video I/O platfrom. TruZoom allows customers to scale any 16:9 region within 4K frames to HD in realtime, making it ideal for sports broadcast, live event production, professional AV, and digital film.
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AJA Control Room Software Now in Public Beta
News: AJA Control Room Software Now in Public BetaCross-Platform Software for Ingest, Playback and Output, including VTR Control
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced a public beta of AJA Control Room, a unified cross-platform software for ingest, playback and output with AJA products across Mac and Windows. Offering an elegant UI, AJA Control Room supports AJA’s latest desktop I/O products, enabling capture, conversion, playback, VTR control and output. AJA Control Room is available at no cost for all currently shipping KONA cards, Io Express, Io XT and Io 4K.
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AJA Announces EVS as New Developer Partner
EVS to Integrate AJA Solutions Including Corvid Ultra and TruZoom
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 (September 13, 2013) -- AJA Video Systems today announced that EVS, a leading manufacturer of solutions for live production and broadcast, has joined AJA’s family of developer partners. EVS will offer integrated support for a range of AJA products, including Corvid Ultra and the just-announced TruZoom™ software.
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AJA Announces Support for Multiple Input HD and 4K Feeds to Telestream Wirecast
AJA KONA 3G to Support Four Input Channels for Source Switching or Multiple Camera Feeds, and Will Be First Video Card to Offer 4K/Ultra HD Input for Wirecast
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11- AJA Video Systems announced the upcoming release of a new plug-in for KONA 3G that will support Telestream Wirecast 5 with up to four HD-SDI input channels and is also the first video card to support 4K/Ultra HD input to Wirecast. AJA developed the new plug-in using Wirecast’s SDK for partners to accommodate customer requests for boosted support for top quality live and on-demand streaming workflows.
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AJA Announces 4K Support for KUMO Routers With New v3.0 Firmware Update
KUMO Family of Compact SDI Routers Now Offer Multiple Input/Output Grouping for Dual and Quad Link
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced the KUMO v3.0 firmware update to enable Dual Link, 4K and Ultra HD support in its KUMO family of compact SDI routers. Available in super-compact 1RU or 2RU form factors and with support for 3G/HD/SD-SDI, cost-effective KUMO routers are ideal for any production environment from mobile production trucks to live event A/V rigs. KUMO routers are available in three configurations: KUMO 3232 supports thirty-two 3G-SDI inputs and outputs, KUMO 1616 supports sixteen 3G-SDI inputs and outputs, and KUMO 1604 supports sixteen 3G-SDI inputs and four 3G-SDI outputs. The new KUMO firmware also supports ganged dual and quad port routing, allowing users to group together multiple inputs and outputs for Dual Link, 4K and Ultra HD workflows.
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AJA Releases New Mini-Converters at 2013 IBC
News: AJA Releases New Mini-Converters at 2013 IBC4K2HD, V2Digital, V2Analog, and HD10A-Plus Offer Powerful New Features
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced V2Digital, V2Analog, HD10A-Plus and 4K2HD, new additions to its range of compact, high-quality Mini-Converters. Each new Mini-Converter offers new features and capabilities for analog and digital workflows across SD, HD, UltraHD (UHD) and 4K.
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Grass Valley Launches EDIUSWorld.com for EDIUS 7 Users
New site serves as engaging online resource for EDIUS 7 users Provides expert tips, tricks, and ‘how-to’s on key EDIUS 7 functions Contains comprehensive video tutorials on editing, cinematography, and 3D filmmaking
Grass Valley® announces the launch of EDIUSWorld.com, a new online resource for its recently released EDIUS® 7 nonlinear video editing application. The site contains a wealth of product information on EDIUS 7 as well as a comprehensive ‘Edification’ section that includes almost three hours of new instructional videos from EDIUS experts around the world on key topics such as craft editing, cinematography, DSLR filmmaking, film grain, plugins, and 3D production.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
News: Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013IBC 2013, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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ABS Updates Washington County Control Room For Improved TVCTV Meeting Coverage
News: ABS Updates Washington County Control Room For Improved TVCTV Meeting CoverageProfessional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it overhauled one of several control rooms use for coverage of city council meetings by Tualatin Valley Community TV (TVCTV), a division of the Metropolitan Area Communications Commission. ABS was tasked with reducing the equipment footprint, modernizing the technology, and installing equipment that could handle the county’s SD production needs of today and potential HD production needs of the future.
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PROMISE Technology to Showcase Latest Storage Solutions for Content Creation at IBC 2013
Highlights Include a Dynamic 4K Workflow Demonstration Featuring the New VTrak A-Class Shared Scale out SAN Filesystem Appliance
SON, THE NETHERLANDS - Next week at IBC 2013, PROMISE Technology Inc., a recognized global leader in the storage industry and the leading developer of high-performance storage solutions tailor-made for the media and entertainment market, will be on hand to give live 4K workflow demonstrations with its latest solutions for professionals engaged in content creation. Featuring the new VTrak A-Class shared, scale out SAN storage solution optimized for rich media applications, PROMISE's demonstrations will highlight how 4K footage can be captured, ingested, edited, and rendered. Demonstrations will include equipment and software from media and entertainment industry leaders including RED, GoPro, AJA, Autodesk, Adobe, and others.
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AJA TruZoom Enables MLB Network to Telecast Dynamic Region-of-Interest (ROI) Extractions From 4K Cameras
News: AJA TruZoom Enables MLB Network to Telecast Dynamic Region-of-Interest (ROI) Extractions From 4K CamerasMLB Network’s Postseason Game Coverage to Feature Scaling to HD from 4K Frames, Providing Multiple Looks at a Play From the Same Camera POV
AJA Video Systems has been working closely with MLB Network, Major League Baseball’s 24/7 cable TV network, to bring the soon-to-be-released AJA TruZoom software to market for highly detailed region-of-interest (ROI) extraction from 4K video. The TruZoom application controls AJA’s Corvid Ultra with TruScale™ hardware, which supports 4K/2K/UHD/HD/Dual-link and SD workflows to produce scaled output video at 1080p, 720p or 1080i. AJA’s TruZoom software allows customers to rapidly keyframe scaled elements onto a timeline from 4K sources to deliver incredible image quality and will be demonstrated during the IBC Conference at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam from September 13-17 at the AJA stand, 7.F11.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
News: Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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Univera Improves Communications With New HD Streaming Video System Designed By ABS
News: Univera Improves Communications With New HD Streaming Video System Designed By ABSProfessional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it designed and built an HD video production system for Univera, a Seattle-based direct selling organization that produces and markets health and wellness nutritional supplements. The new system is used to produce videos of meetings and other presentations, which are streamed live to the company’s sales force.
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Bexel Broadens Equipment Offerings with New Dealer Partnerships
News: Bexel Broadens Equipment Offerings with New Dealer PartnershipsCompany Expands Video and Audio Product Lines for Purchase or Rental
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has expanded its new equipment offerings of high-end video and audio products. Bexel’s Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) business segment is now the first authorized U.S. reseller of Lawo, and has added five new product lines, including: Lawo’s V_pro8 video processors, AJA acquisition/edit/conversion products, Grass Valley production solutions, Harris Broadcast, and Panasonic professional video products and displays. These brands join over 200 products available from Bexel TSS to the broadcast and production segments of the industry.
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SpectraCal Announces Innovative Pattern Solution Using AJA Video Products
Makes accurate video calibration available to a much wider audience
SpectraCal Inc. has announced a software pattern generator using video playback technologies from AJA Video Systems, Inc.
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Grass Valley Releases EDIUS 7 - Real-time, Multilayer 4K Nonlinear Video Editing Software
· EDIUS 7 includes support for memory-intensive 4K editing and the newest file formats · Opens software up to third-party input and output hardware support · Responds to evolving needs of customers for flexible nonlinear video editing
Grass Valley® has announced EDIUS® 7, the latest version of Grass Valley's nonlinear video editing application. EDIUS is a proven, industry-leading solution for editors working on fast turn production in broadcast news, newsmagazine, and studio program content, as well as professional video editors working on organizational, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions. EDIUS 7 is now a native 64-bit application for Windows 7 and Windows 8 64-bit operating systems, taking full advantage of up to 512 GB (dependent upon Windows version) of installed memory for super-intensive media operations, such as multilayer 4K and 3D editing.
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Buono Chooses OConnor for The Art of Visual Storytelling Tour
News: Buono Chooses OConnor for The Art of Visual Storytelling TourWhen "Saturday Night Live" film unit cinematographer Alex Buono decided to share his knowledge of the industry – in a big way – with a 31-city educational tour he calls The Art of Visual Storytelling, the first pieces of equipment he chose for his travel package were OConnor heads. “My biggest mandate in deciding to plan a workshop is that I’m demonstrating with the exact tools that I actually use in my professional work,” he says. “OConnor fluid heads are probably the most ubiquitous piece of gear on my sets. I literally have an OConnor on every single shoot, so it was an imperative of mine to include OConnor in this workshop.”
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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and Europe
News: The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and EuropeNon-profit group The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus has provided American students of all ages with free, hands-on opportunities to make original music, video, photo, game app and broadcast projects for the past 16 years via a mobile studio-in-a-bus that has been on the road since 1998. Featuring state-of-the-art audio and HD video recording, the bus has visited schools, colleges, concerts, festivals, trade shows and museums in big cities, small towns, rural areas, severely underserved communities and everything in between. On May 8th, 2013, Yoko Ono Lennon debuted the new Lennon Bus Europe in Liverpool, set to kick off its inaugural tour in London in June and continue with travels across the UK and Europe.
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Colorfront Unleashes Express Dailies 2013 At CineGear Expo
News: Colorfront Unleashes Express Dailies 2013 At CineGear ExpoCutting-edge On-Set Live! grading plus Copy Central toolsets streamline end-to-end production workflows
CineGear Expo, Paramount Studios, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront (http://www.colorfront.com) is now shipping Express Dailies 2013, its high-performance on-set dailies system for commercials, motion picture and high-end episodic HD television production. This latest release delivers a new set of trailblazing productivity features that meet the demand for streamlined end-to-end dailies workflow, including On-Set Live! grading, plus verified copying, faster-than-realtime encoding of multiple deliverables, plus checksum verified ingest, copying and archival via the Copy Central™ capability.
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DP Alex Buono Takes ‘Saturday Night Live’ to 4K with AJA Ki Pro Quad
News: DP Alex Buono Takes ‘Saturday Night Live’ to 4K with AJA Ki Pro QuadNBC Paving the Way for 4K with Proof-of-Concept 4K Workflows for Pre-Produced Program Segments
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, recently released the Ki Pro Quad file-based recording device for professional 4K and HD workflows. Alex Buono, Director of Photography for the Saturday Night Live Film Unit, recently used the AJA Ki Pro Quad together with a Canon C500 camera to capture "Kanish,” a 1970s cop show spoof starring Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader. Ki Pro Quad is the only tapeless recorder that supports live debayering of 4K Canon RAW camera data with simultaneous recording to Apple ProRes 422 or ProRes 444 files.
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Light Iron Chooses Christie Solaria Projection For Postproduction Needs
Only Manufacturer Offering Integrated Media Block and HD-SDI Inputs
Light Iron, a leading postproduction house based in Los Angeles, has expanded its use of Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors offering rich, saturated color, high brightness and sharp, 4K resolution to its ever growing clientele.
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Avid Continues Leadership in Education with Support of European Launch of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Yoko Ono Lennon unveils ‘recording studio in a bus’ today in Liverpool, aimed at enabling students to produce hands-on music, audio and video projects
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced its continued partnership with the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus by supporting the new mobile recording studio on its debut European tour. Yoko Ono Lennon will unveil the European bus today in Liverpool, before the tour kicks off in London in June. She is co-founder of the project, which is dedicated to providing the young people of Europe with free hands-on access to state-of-the-art studios as a way of inspiring them to create original projects reflective of their ideas, values, and creativity.
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Bavaria Film GmbH Purchases ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Site License
News: Bavaria Film GmbH Purchases ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Site LicenseSCRATCH Site License Significantly Enhances Efficiency, Productivity and Creativity
ASSIMILATE®, a leading global provider of dailies and post-production tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, today announced that one of Europe’s largest production houses, Bavaria Film and D-Facto Motion, the creative house of Bavaria Film, have purchased a company-wide site license for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® finishing software and SCRATCH Lab®, its advanced production dailies and VFX tool.
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iN DEMAND Uses AJA Video Systems Technology to Create A Wealth of Promotional Content
News: iN DEMAND Uses AJA Video Systems Technology to Create A Wealth of Promotional ContentAs the leading distributor of transactional movies, sports and events to video providers across North America, iN DEMAND delivers a huge amount of programming from more than 150 program suppliers to major cable operators and telcos. To support all this content, the company also creates more than 10,000 pieces of promotional video each year to help MSOs promote their Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video-On-Demand (VOD) offerings.
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"Danni Lowinski" Editor Leverages AJA T-TAP™ for Flexible HD Monitoring with Apple® Final Cut Pro® X
News: "Danni Lowinski" Editor Leverages AJA T-TAP™ for Flexible HD Monitoring with Apple® Final Cut Pro® XFor more than 14 years, Berlin-based editor Knut Hake has lent his expertise to internationally renowned film, commercial and television productions such as the Emmy Award-winning German TV series "Berlin, Berlin". He’s edited thirteen episodes of the first three seasons of "Danni Lowinski", a popular German legal dramedy that airs on SAT.1, and has already finished cutting three episodes for the finale of the fourth season.
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Pablo Rio Powers Up with NVIDIA Kepler Architecture GPUs
News: Pablo Rio Powers Up with NVIDIA Kepler Architecture GPUsQuantel taps latest NVIDIA Kepler architecture-based GPUs for more throughput, increased interactivity and HFR support
Quantel announced today that its Pablo Rio software high-end color and finishing system now supports the latest NVIDIA(r) Kepler(tm) architecture-based Tesla(r) K20 GPU accelerators. Tesla K20 GPUs provide about twice the performance of the previous-generation Tesla GPUs based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, and 10 times faster performance than the latest CPUs.
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Pablo Rio Goes Realtime 4K with AJA Corvid Ultra
News: Pablo Rio Goes Realtime 4K with AJA Corvid UltraQuantel shows 3rd party video card interoperability for the first time
Quantel announced today that its Pablo Rio high-end color and finishing system supports the AJA® Corvid Ultra video card, facilitating workflows at 4K 60fps and beyond. This is the first time that Quantel has offered interoperability with any third party video card - reflecting the open, software-based strategy that enables Quantel to take full advantage of all the latest advances in off-the-shelf computer technology.
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AJA Technology Fuels King of Hammers 2013 Live Broadcasts
News: AJA Technology Fuels King of Hammers 2013 Live BroadcastsEvery year in February, more than 170 of the most formidable Ultra 4 Racing teams assemble in Johnson Valley, CA to battle it out in front of 45,000 spectators for the chance to win the world's most challenging off-road race - The King of Hammers. Sponsored by Nitto Tire and broadcast live to 600,000 online fans, the competition combines every off-road discipline imaginable – from desert racing to rock crawling and short course.
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World-Renowned Editor Walter Biscardi, Jr. Launches Industry Training & Website
News: World-Renowned Editor Walter Biscardi, Jr. Launches Industry Training & WebsiteA Production Website Focused on the Creativity and Business Behind the Technique
Millions of creatives the world over know editor & Post Production specialist Walter Biscardi, Jr. thanks to the CreativeCow.net website where he has shared knowledge and advice to countless people since 2000. Over 25,000 online posts later, Walter is sticking to his roots of helping to educate his production and entertainment peers.
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AJA Announces Video I/O Support for Avid Pro Tools
Playback Video in Sync with Pro Tools using AJA KONA, T-TAP, and Io Family of Products With Avid Video Engine Support in Pro Tools HDX and Pro Tools Native Platforms
AJA Video Systems announced support for Pro Tools® HDX and Pro Tools Native platforms with the entire AJA line of KONA and Io products. AJA made the announcement today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center where all of the latest AJA products will be on display at Booth, #SL 3816, from April 8-11, 2013.
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AJA Announces Corvid Ultra Support for Quantel Pablo Rio
News: AJA Announces Corvid Ultra Support for Quantel Pablo RioNew Pablo Rio High-End Color Grading and Interactive Finishing System Runs on AJA Corvid Ultra to Facilitate Unique 4K/High Frame Rate Workflows
Show, Booth # SL 3816—(April 8, 2013) -- AJA Video Systems announced today that the new AJA Corvid Ultra OEM cards are supported on the Quantel® Pablo Rio. This is the first time that Quantel have offered operability with any video card other than their own, and AJA's Corvid Ultra is the exclusive third-party solution delivering 4K workflows with Pablo Rio. Quantel is the latest OEM partner for AJA's Corvid line of video I/O solutions, and will offer Corvid Ultra with turnkey Pablo Rio systems.
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AJA Launches New Mini-Converters at NAB 2013
News: AJA Launches New Mini-Converters at NAB 2013Hi5-4K Enables 4K Display Monitoring; ROI Incorporates Computer Signals into Video Workflows
NAB Conference, Booth SL3816, AJA Video Systemstoday announced its new Hi5-4K and ROI Mini-Converters, powerful and portable devices that harness AJA’s proven technology for streamlining broadcast and post production workflows.
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AJA Announces OEM Relationship With FilmLight; Supports FilmLight FLIP With Multi-Channel I/O On KONA 3G
Visit AJA at booth #SL 3816
Today at NAB 2013, AJA Video Systems announced an OEM relationship with FilmLight through which its KONA 3G capture and playback card will support multi-channel ingest and playout for FilmLight’s new FLIP real-time image processor. FilmLight will bundle AJA’s KONA 3G as part of FLIP, which is designed to take the power of complex Baselight color correction live on set. Leveraging KONA 3G, FLIP users will be able to easily preview the color grading of live raw footage with a range of HD video I/O channel combinations and can set FLIP to record or playback multiple HD-SDI streams such as 1 in and 3 out, 2 in and 2 out, 3 in and 1 out.
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AJA Ki Pro Quad Now Shipping
News: AJA Ki Pro Quad Now ShippingBreakthrough 4K Camera-to-Post Workflows Available Now
AJA Video Systems announced immediate availability of its Ki Pro Quad, a new solid-state portable video recorder enabling true 4K camera-to-editorial workflows. Ki Pro Quad enables a breakthrough 4K/Quad HD/2K/HD workflow with the efficiencies of Apple ProRes and the flexibility of RAW data in a compact, solid state recording and playback package that easily mounts directly onto a variety of cameras supporting workflow needs today and into the future.
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Media 100 Expands Support for AJA and Matrox Hardware
New Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 Now Available
Media 100, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for corporate, broadcast, and post-production, today announced that Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 is now available. Media 100 Suite v2.1.3 adds support for AJA’s Io Xt, Io Express, T-TAP, and KONA LHe Plus video I/O hardware as well as Matrox’s Mojito MAX.
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AJA to Support Next Version of Adobe’s Professional Video Editing Tools
Adobe SpeedGrade Support Now Included With AJA Video’s Io Express, Io XT, T-TAP and KONA Family of Products
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that their Io, T-TAP, and KONA family of products will support the next version of Adobe® video editing software – including Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade™ - for Mac and Windows customers. New device driver and application plug-in software will be available from AJA as a free download shortly after the software’s release.
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Bexel Contributes Broadcast Solutions and Expertise to Zuckerberg Media
News: Bexel Contributes Broadcast Solutions and Expertise to Zuckerberg MediaNew Silicon Valley Studio Puts Foothold on Content Creation Outside of Hollywood
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, collaborated with Zuckerberg Media on the launch of its new 12,000-square-foot production studio in Menlo Park, Calif., which recently began broadcasting original content, both live and streaming.
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ASSIMILATE Showcases SCRATCH 4K Workflows at NAB 2013
SCRATCH Enables Powerful 4K Workflows Without the Cost of Big Iron Systems
Event: NAB 2013
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Versatile Distribution Services Launches Integrated HP Z Workstations for the Media and Entertainment Industries
Optimized HP Turnkey Solutions for Adobe, Avid, Grass Valley, and ASSIMILATE
Versatile Distribution Services, a division of Versatile Communications, Inc., today announced that they will be providing integrated HP Z Workstations optimized for industry-leading digital media applications including Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and Symphony, ASSIMILATE SCRATCH, and Grass Valley EDIUS. Versatile Distribution Services will also supply reseller channel partners with other broadcast and post-production solutions, including HP DreamColor Displays and Sonnet storage.
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San Diego Unified School District Standardizes on AJA Technology
News: San Diego Unified School District Standardizes on AJA TechnologyPrepares Students for Careers in Arts, Media, and Entertainment with Professionally-Equipped Broadcast and Multimedia Production Studios
San Diego Unified School District’s Office of College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) is preparing students for their future - college and career ready, by providing them with relevant skills and technical knowledge to pursue careers in the Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) industry sector. CCTE currently offers three pathways in AME, which include Design, Visual and Media Arts, Production and Managerial Arts & Game Design and Integration. Broadcast Journalism, Arts Management, Multimedia Production and Photographic Imaging are just a few of the courses offered in those pathways. In an effort to offer relevant industry approved programs, the District has rolled out several on-campus HD broadcast studios equipped with acquisition, editing and conversion solutions from AJA Video Systems, Inc.
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NAB 2013: EditShare Unveils Major Upgrades Across Entire Line of End-to-End Tapeless Workflow Products
Highlights include new version of EditShare’s extreme-performing scalable storage; major new features for Flow media asset management; Geevs servers for multicam studio, sports and post; new features for Ark backup and archive, and Lightworks on Mac OX
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing a host of upgrades for the company’s high-performance storage and end-to-end production and broadcast solutions at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). Visitors to the booth will see the wide array of value-added features and new products shown in the context of studio, post and broadcast workflow scenarios. Among the enhancements are a new sleek, intuitive interface for EditShare 7; the just-released portable EditShare Field 2 for “on-the-go” collaborative editing, remote bureaus and ENG edit-while-capture capabilities; Air Flow, the new web browser-based application for accessing Flow media asset management over the Internet; new Flow Automation tools for workflow efficiency; Geevs Sports, a server and production package tailored for the unique needs of multi-channel, fast-paced sports coverage, and Geevs Post, the server that brings media management and collaboration to high volume post environments. Also debuting at NAB will be the long anticipated Mac OS X version of Lightworks, EditShare’s free, professional non-linear editor that also runs on Linux and Windows platforms.
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Camp Digital Hits the Road with AJA Ki Pro
News: Camp Digital Hits the Road with AJA Ki ProMobile production company Camp Digital treks all over the country to create television series, specials, DVD, concert and award show productions for the music and entertainment industries, providing high quality production resources from mobile units that take up a smaller footprint than traditional mobile rigs. Offering scalable services to meet client needs, Camp Digital can run an entire show - including crew, creative and directorial, handing over a finished product at the end - or just provide gear alone. Based in Nashville, the company was co-founded by 4 entertainment production veterans, including Tom Gregory, Vice President of Business Development, five years ago and has used AJA products since its inception.
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AJA Ki Pro Facilitates Preview Screening of A Good Day to Die Hard for Troops in Kuwait
News: AJA Ki Pro Facilitates Preview Screening of A Good Day to Die Hard for Troops in KuwaitAJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, recently delivered AJA Ki Pro portable tapeless recorders to the editorial team of A Good Day to Die Hard to facilitate preview screenings of the film to United States troops stationed in Kuwait. A Good Day to Die Hard stars Bruce Willis returning in his iconic role as John McClane; the film opened in theatres on February 14, 2013.
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Inside The Cutting Room Kicks Off the 2013 Speaker Series With Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Host Bobbie O’Steen talks with the Oscar®-nominated editor about his work on Moonrise Kingdom, Black Swan and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of its popular speaker series Inside The Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen. Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop and held at the French Institute, Inside The Cutting Roombrings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar guests include Alan Heim, Carol Littleton, Stephen Rotter, Kate Sanford and Thelma Schoonmaker*. Host Bobbie O’Steen comments, "It gives me great pleasure to host this new series at the French Institute, which will celebrate the elusive art of editing and explore the crucial decisions that take place ‘inside the cutting room’.”;
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4K leads the way at BVE 2013
- AJA, Canon and RedShark share their 4K expertise -
2013 is the year of 4K, with many of the major global broadcasters testing the format for mainstream broadcast. BVE is therefore delighted to be able to be in partnership with AJA, Canon and RedShark to bring visitors a dedicated theatre set up with the highest quality projection equipment and present the latest content being delivered in 4K. The theatre will also introduce debates on what 4K means for the wider industry, discussing the latest camera technology and workflows while looking at how to integrate these new technologies into current working practices.
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City of Bellingham Produces Multi-Camera HD Productions with Portable System from ABS
News: City of Bellingham Produces Multi-Camera HD Productions with Portable System from ABSBellingham TV Channel 10 (BTV10), the government and education channel for the city of Bellingham, Wash., produces multi-camera coverage of meetings from City Hall and single-camera event coverage throughout Whatcom County. However, a new portable production system from professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) is helping the channel produce multi-camera HD productions throughout its community.
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EBH Polska Takes AJA Ki Pro Mini Off-Roading for 'Mission: Afghanistan'
News: EBH Polska Takes AJA Ki Pro Mini Off-Roading for 'Mission: Afghanistan'Founded eight years ago, EBH Polska is a Warsaw-based post production and rental house known for its ongoing collaborations with Polish National TV, TVN, Polsat and CANAL+. The company has provided its services and equipment for several venerable Polish TV series, feature films and documentaries over the years. Recently, EBH employed two AJA Ki Pro Mini digital video recorders to help complete "Mission: Afghanistan," a 13-episode series about a Polish Military Mission in Afghanistan that began airing on CANAL+ late last year.
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AJA Announces Version 2.0 Software for FS2 Dual Channel Universal Frame Synchronizer/Format Converter
News: AJA Announces Version 2.0 Software for FS2 Dual Channel Universal Frame Synchronizer/Format ConverterUpgrade Adds DVI-D Scaling with “Region of Interest” Position Parameters
AJA Video Systems today announced Version 2.0 software for the FS2 compact 1RU dual channel universal frame synchronizer and format converter. The new upgrade adds a DVI signal scaler with region of interest (ROI) position parameters. This feature enables the user to selectively crop from the DVI-D signal source, for example a webpage viewed on a computer desktop, and scale it in real-time via a live signal output on the FS2 to standard broadcast HD via 3G/HD-SDI, Fiber or HDMI.
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AJA Previews Thunderbolt Technology-Enabled and Multi-Format 5K I/O Products at NAB 2011
AJA Video Systems is previewing products-in-development featuring the breakthrough Thunderbolt™ technology for new high-framerate 2K 3D, 4K and 5K workflows, and portable HD connectivity at its NAB exhibit booth SL4420.
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Capturing Moving Cars with AJA Ki Pro and the ARRI Alexa
Director of Photography Timo Plogstedt Records Files to Ki Pro for Skoda Advertising Campaign
When AJA Video Systems first announced the Ki Pro portable digital recording device, it was met with great enthusiasm and won six major industry awards.
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Flamingos at the Flamingo of course.... Well another year has come and gone at the National Association of Broadcasters and here's some of the things I saw this year. Wasn't able to get around as much since I was working all day Mon / Tues in the Small Tree Booth...
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End of Day 1: the buzz is...very little buzz
But that's a good thing, really. Have customers gotten savvy to the "we're the best thing since sliced bread" mentality? Are they fed up with products that are promised to ship next month only to find out it's next month plus six or eight more months? At the AJA press...
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