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Video Devices Steps into the Spotlight for its First IBC Show
New Brand Identity from Sound Devices Reinforces Video Product Line
Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, will make its IBC debut at this year’s exhibition (Hall 8, Stand B59). Since Sound Devices introduced its first video products, the camera-mounted PIX 240i and PIX 220i, the company has expanded on its success with a range of rack-mounted, network-connected video recorders. These product additions, including the new PIX 270i and PIX 250i, have opened new markets and product categories for the company.
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Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve 11 Used on Owl City “Wolf Bite” Music Video
News: Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve 11 Used on Owl City “Wolf Bite” Music VideoBlackmagic Design today announced that the music visualizer for Owl City’s newest track, “Wolf Bite,” was shot on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (EF) and color graded on DaVinci Resolve 11. The video is one of the first projects in the world to be finished on the newest version of DaVinci Resolve.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11 is Now Shipping
News: Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11 is Now ShippingMajor Update Adds Professional Nonlinear Online Editing Features, Revolutionary New Colormatch, New Photographer Friendly Color Correction Tools, On Set Media Management and Much More!
Blackmagic Design today announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 11, available now for download free of charge for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers. DaVinci Resolve 11 is a major upgrade with over 100 new editing and color grading features. This new update includes professional nonlinear video editing with context sensitive trimming tools, onset file cloning, a revolutionary new ColorMatch feature, photographer style color grading tools and an amazing new collaborative workflow that allows multiple users to work simultaneously on the same timeline.
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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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Video Devices PIX 260 Captures Footage Fit for a King as Part of The Royal Society Headquarters Refit
When The Royal Society in London was looking to refit the audio and visual facilities in two rooms at its headquarters at Carlton House Terrace in London, it turned to Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, and its PIX 260i for its video recording needs.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New "heads up display" for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.9 software which includes new "heads up display" on screen metering that provides customers with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.
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Telestream to Announce New File-Based Workflow Automation and Video Processing at IBC
Vantage to Feature New DPP Assembly and Transcoding Capabilities, Automated NLE Templates, Enhanced Transcoding Formats and Cloud Subscriptions; Company Showcases Enhancements to Wirecast and Episode
Telestream® (stand 7.C12), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will use IBC 2014 to showcase transcode support for the latest OTT, IPTV and 4K formats plus enhanced third-party interoperability with leading vendors including Avid, Adobe and Apple. The Company will demonstrate assembly and transcoding capabilities for the UK broadcast industry's Digital Production Partnership (DPP) initiative, and cloud subscriptions for Vantage. Telestream will also showcase enhancements to the Wirecast and Episode applications.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes™ formats for all Blackmagic Design Cameras
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.8.2 software which adds three new Apple ProRes™ file formats for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.8.2 update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for US$495
Blackmagic Design today announced an exciting Summer Special discount for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the low price of US$495. With a normal recommended retail price of US$995, this Summer Special represents incredible value and is available for a limited time and will end on the 31st of August 2014. This Summer Special price is subject to limited availability, after which the price will return to the usual recommended retail price of US$995.
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FLEC: New Innovative Multi adjustable Universal Baseplate released
News: FLEC: New Innovative Multi adjustable Universal Baseplate releasedCinemartin, the European team, Spain based producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec encoder video converter software that accept almost any video input source and enable video users to export to Prores and H265 on windows, developers of Plin, the Adobe Premiere Plugin to export to Apple ProRes & H.265 (http://www.cinemartin.com/cinec/plin/) , now announces the release of FLEC, a new universal baseplate innovative system for both photo cameras & video camcorders, entering the marklet starting with an affordable price of just 99€.
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Video Devices PIX 260I Streamlines Multi-Campus Workflow for Bethlehem Baptist Church
News: Video Devices PIX 260I Streamlines Multi-Campus Workflow for Bethlehem Baptist ChurchWhen Bethlehem Baptist Church was looking for a reliable video/audio solution for recording and playback of weekly services among the house of worship’s multiple campuses, it turned to the PIX 260i Production Video Recorder from Video Devices, a new brand of Sound Devices that is dedicated to the company’s mission critical video products. The church utilizes five PIX 260i’s to ensure the highest quality video and audio when rebroadcasting sermons to the campuses.
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Electric Pictures Restores Rare Motorcycle Media for Pipeline Digital Media’s “PENTON: The John Penton Story”
News: Electric Pictures Restores Rare Motorcycle Media for Pipeline Digital Media’s “PENTON: The John Penton Story”Orange County Post Specialist in Telecine Transfers
Electric Pictures recently provided telecine and film restoration services for "PENTON:The John Penton Story," a feature-length documentary about the American icon and motorcycling pioneer who revolutionized the motorcycle industry in the 1960s and ‘70s. The company transferred and restored dozens of hours of Super 8mm and 16mm film including rare racing and test footage, interviews and home movies, dating back more than 50 years.
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Atomos Ninja Star Ready to Fly
Atomos Ship World's Smallest ProRes Recorder
Atomos, creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the Connect converters, confirm that the Ninja Star has completed the first production runs and is being shipped to the reseller channel ready to meet pre-orders. Launched at NAB the Ninja Star is a must have for film creatives who need to "Record Apple ProRes on Board" camera rigs, such as Drones, RC Helicopters and other UAVs, or recording post production quality from the world's best camera makers, Canon, Sony, Nikon Panasonic and GoPro. To make this ultimate offering complete Atomos are excited to announce the launch of Atomos CFast 1.0 media (64GB and 128GB), custom HDMI cables as well as the inclusion of the CFast USB 3 reader in the box.
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ALEXA XR/XT Supports New ProRes 4444 XQ
News: ALEXA XR/XT Supports New ProRes 4444 XQARRI is announcing support for the new Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, the highest-quality version of ProRes to date, which is designed to preserve the incredible detail in high-dynamic range imagery through high-end video postproduction. ProRes 4444 XQ will be available in the next Software Update Packet for ALEXA cameras.
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Video Devices Pix 270i and PIX 250i Come Into Focus At INFOCOMM 2014
News: Video Devices Pix 270i and PIX 250i Come Into Focus At INFOCOMM 2014New Recorders Offer Advanced Network Functionality and Multi-Drive Recording for Seamless Integration into Existing AV Systems
Video Devices, mission critical video products by Sound Devices, showcases its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at InfoComm 2014 (Booth C6443). The network-connected PIX 270i and PIX 250i multi-drive video decks offer comprehensive multi-channel AV record and playback tools for house of worship (HOW), corporate, live event and other production applications.
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Snell announces Apple ProRes formats for Alchemist OD
Snell today announced the immediate availability of the latest version of Alchemist OD, which adds support for Apple ProRes file formats. This update is one of many product enhancements included in the maintenance package.
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China’s Hit Web Series “Ex Model” Shot on Blackmagic Design Cameras
News: China’s Hit Web Series “Ex Model” Shot on Blackmagic Design CamerasBlackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera were used to shoot China’s hit web series “Ex Model.” The web series is produced by Drunken Dragon Productions, a Paris based production company co founded by Chinese producer and actress Xin Wang and French director and writer Emmanuel Sapolsky, for Youku, one of the world’s largest Chinese video websites.
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Pablo Rio Races Ahead with Eighth New Software Release in Just One Year
News: Pablo Rio Races Ahead with Eighth New Software Release in Just One YearNew Software Focuses on Integration into All Post Pipelines and Includes Support for XAVC, Apple ProRes 422, Latest RED Cameras and Conform of Avid Effects
Quantel has released another major software upgrade for its Pablo Rio high quality color and finishing software and Pablo PA workflow assist software - the eighth in the space of just one year. The new release focuses on integration into all post pipelines, adding Apple ProRes 422 import and export, enhanced Avid conform and many more useful features and facilities. It also adds support for yet more file formats, including 4K XAVC export as well as support for the latest RED Cameras.
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Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014
News: Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, will highlight how Codex Vault and other Codex-developed recording systems can be easily integrated with the latest technology, from partners including ARRI, Dolby, FilmLight and Ncam, to create streamlined capture-to-post workflows for motion pictures, at the Codex booth (#47) during Cine Gear 2014, June 6-7, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.
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Sound Devices Introduces Video Devices
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video production equipment, presents Video Devices, a new brand and identity for its line of video products.
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Cinemartin Hoid, H.265 for Smartphones & Tablets
News: Cinemartin Hoid, H.265 for Smartphones & TabletsCinemartin, the European team producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec video converter and the Plin Plugin for Adobe Premiere that accept and enables almost any video input to be export /converted to Prores and H.265 on Windows, now announces the release of Hoid, the first media & video player for android powered devices (smartphones, tablets & htpc’s) supporting HEVC H.265, Apple Prores and MXF videos.
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Sound Devices Latest Video And Audio Recorders Now Shipping
PIX 270i, PIX 250i and 970 Now Available
Having first made their official debut at this year’s NAB Show, Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, announces its PIX 270i, PIX 250i and 970 are now shipping. After a successful launch only a few weeks ago, these rack-mounted products are now available through the Sound Devices network of authorized resellers and distributors.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders With Introduction Of PIX 270i and PIX 250i AT NAB 2014
New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders with Introduction of PIX 270i and PIX 250i at NAB 2014
News: Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders with Introduction of PIX 270i and PIX 250i at NAB 2014New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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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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Atomos Licence ProRes Codec to Panasonic at NAB 2014
Panasonic Pedigree and Atomos Innovation and Speed is a Perfect Partnership for VariCam 35
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the Connect converters, announce a strategic partnership at NAB 2014. Atomos will licence their Apple ProRes codec to Panasonic for the VariCam35 camera.
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4K Killer Combination from Atomos and Sony
Atomos 7" Shogun and Sony A7S Camera 4K Recording Solution Shown for the First Time at NAB 2014
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Apple ProRes Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will show the brand new 4K Shogun 7" IPS monitor/recorder alongside the new Sony A7S at NAB 2014. The Shogun is currently the only 4K HDMI recording solution that can take full advantage of the new A7S's full 35mm ultra-sensitive 12 mega pixel video sensor, clean HDMI out, 120 fps HD and custom HDMI timecode and start/stop trigger.
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Atomos Launch Ninja Star
Atomos Launch Pocket Sized ProRes Recorder at NAB 2014
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the Connect converters, will launch the Ninja Star at NAB 2014, (7-10 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C9532). The Ninja Star is a must have for people who need to "Record Apple ProRes on Board" camera rigs, such as Drones, RC Helicopters, extreme sports and Reality TV.
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Atomos Announce Revolutionary Shogun
Atomos Show New 4K HDMI Monitor/Recorder at NAB 2014
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will launch the new 4K Apple ProRes and RAW capable 12G-SDI and 4K HDMI Shogun at NAB 2014, (7-10 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C9532). "Shogun is the culmination of everything we stand for, amazing edit codec's from the sensor like 4K ProRes and RAW Cinema DNG. Affordable 4K recording through Raided HDD's and SSD's and unbelievable custom panels for monitoring". said Jeromy Young, CEO and Founder of Atomos. "Super light and slim and at a price point under 2K. We offer a faster more affordable camera to timeline workflow with revolutionary 4K cameras from Sony, Panasonic and Canon".
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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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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSAIntroducing the world’s first digital film camera designed to revolutionize on set workflow while featuring a user upgradable sensor and lens mount, large 10 inch fold out monitor and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has multiple accessories built in, including a massive 10 inch fold out on set monitor, large user upgradable Super 35 global shutter 4K image sensor and internal dual RAW and Apple ProRes recorders.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS With 1080p High-Speed AVC-ULTRA Recording To 240fps
Provides 12-bit 4:4:4 AVC-ULTRA Acquisition for Field Mastering and Archiving, Plus Efficient 4:2:2 10-Bit Recording For Documentaries and Sports; Innovative Modular Design Allows Cameras to Dock with Common Recording Module
Panasonic has introduced a third-generation VariCam® camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the company’s AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs and high speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications. It also includes Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording.(The ProRes codec component is licensed from ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd., which has shipped ProRes recorders for years.)
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Panasonic Announces Apple ProRes Codec Support For Varicam 35 4K Camera/Recorder
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today revealed updates to its new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Panasonic Announces ProRes Codec Support For VariCam 35 4K And VariCam HS Cameras/Recorders
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam 35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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MovieRecorder 3 Leverages the Power of the New Mac Pro and Final Cut Pro X
News: MovieRecorder 3 Leverages the Power of the New Mac Pro and Final Cut Pro XWith the announcement of both MovieRecorder 3 and the M80 bundle that provides 8 HD channels of ingest using a single Thunderbolt 2 port, Softron Media Services is demonstrating its continued belief that the Macintosh is the optimal workstation for multichannel ingest.
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Colorfront Licenses ProRes for On-Set Dailies
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, and high-end episodic television and commercials, today announced that Colorfront On-Set Dailies now supports encoding to Apple ProRes on OS X and Windows.
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NAB News: Pablo Rio gets ProRes Encoding
Quantel licenses full range of ProRes Formats for its High Quality Color and Finishing Systems
Quantel announced today that it has licensed Apple ProRes encoding for its full range of software and turnkey Pablo Rio high quality color correction and finishing systems and the software Pablo PA assist system.
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Telestream Introduces Switch Multimedia Playback, Inspection, and Conversion Tool for Professionals
Public Beta program now available for Mac OS X
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced a public beta program for Switch. Switch™ is a new multiformat media player for Mac OS X that provides broadcast and post-production professionals everything they need to play, inspect, and correct their multiformat media in one, easy-to-use professional tool. Switch is built on the same technologies Telestream has developed for its professional transcoding tools, providing high quality, robust format support.
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Sound Devices Hosts Lineup of Renowned Industry Professionals at its Booth During NAB 2014
Hear from the Pros as They Discuss Today’s World of Audio and Video Production
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, will host several presentations from leading industry professionals at its booth throughout the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546).
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University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Workflow
News: University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage WorkflowUniversity of Roehampton’s Digital Film and Media Department has streamlined its post production workflow with the addition of a Facilis TerraBlock 24D shared storage system. Connected via 1Gb Ethernet to 16 Mac workstations running Apple® Final Cut Pro® X and Adobe® Creative Suite 6™, the TerraBlock, which was installed by Reseller Tyrell before the start of the Spring 2014 semester, now acts as a centralized hub for housing student AV criticism, AV dissertation and BA film projects.
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XOR Media Selects Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card to Power MediaServer G
New Video Playout and Branding Server is Ideal for Television Broadcast, Content Production, Live Entertainment and Sports Applications
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer, XOR Media has exclusively chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 multi-channel SDI card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its new MediaServer G broadcast video server.
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Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K Camera
News: Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K CameraCodex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, is working with Vision Research to provide a robust and powerful workflow for the Phantom Flex4K camera. Already widely used around the world with many different cameras, Codex Vault is a mobile workflow device that supports the rapid transfer of the digital camera originals from the Phantom for review, post production and archiving.
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ASSIMILATE Licenses ProRes for SCRATCH Encoding on Microsoft Windows
ASSIMILATE Announced Today New v8 Versions of its SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Software to Allow Encoding of Apple ProRes Files on Microsoft Windows 7/8-based PCs. The SCRATCH Data-Centric DI System is the Most Comprehensive, End-to-End Cinema and Broadcast Imaging Tool. Artists On-Set or in Post Production Can Now Use Both the OS X and Windows Versions Of The Software, and are Guaranteed the Highest Possible Quality and Encoding Speeds on Each Platform.
ASSIMILATE, the industry's leading provider of DI and dailies digital workflow tools, announced today new v8 versions of its popular SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® software, allowing users to encode Apple ProRes files on Microsoft Windows 7/8-based PCs. Customers can now use both the OS X and Windows versions of the software, and artists either on-set or in post-production are guaranteed the highest possible quality and encoding speeds on each platform. SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab v8 (including ProRes encoding for Windows 7/8) are available immediately.
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Codex Launches Action CAM ‘Point Shoot & Post’ Package
News: Codex Launches Action CAM ‘Point Shoot & Post’ PackageCodex has announced Codex Action CAM, an ultra-compact, all-in-one, digital cinema camera and recording package for 2D and S3D production. The camera is designed for use as an Action | witness | POV camera system on commercials, TV and movie productions as a companion camera when regular camera packages are too large for the situation or location in which the production is trying to shoot.
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Brand New Media Selects Shared Storage Solution from Small Tree
Multi-Office International Digital Media Company Accelerates Workflow with Plug and Play Implementation
Ideal Systems, an industry leading, multi-national systems integrator providing innovative solutions to broadcasting, telecoms and enterprise companies, recently integrated technology from Small Tree at Brand New Media’s broadcast facility in Singapore. Brand New Media (BNM) is a global digital media company that required a robust shared storage solution to accelerate its workflow without disruption to their infrastructure and manpower.
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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems Based on Matrox DSX Technology
China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD Systems Provide Multi-Format Editing, Realtime Effects, Fast Transcoding, and Easy-To-Use CG And Broadcast Graphics Tools
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.
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Media 5 Chooses Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card as Heart of HD Broadcast Graphics System
CG5 Multichannel HD Provides Multiple Realtime Title Rolls and Crawls, 3D Animated Logos, Time And Weather Displays, Sports Timers, Lower Thirds and Other Broadcast Graphics Tools for TV Stations, Production Companies and OB Vans
Matrox® Video today announced that Media 5 S.R.L., one of Argentina’s leading video equipment manufacturers, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its CG5 Multichannel HD character generator. Telefe, Argentina’s top-rated broadcaster, uses CG5 Multichannel HD to remotely control the entire broadcast graphics and channel branding operations of the network.
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Atomos at CABSAT 2014
New Smart Production Tools on Show at CABSAT 2014, Dubai
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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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Codex Recruits Rumberg As Director Of Product Strategy
News: Codex Recruits Rumberg As Director Of Product StrategyCodex has hired Jens Rumberg as its new director of product strategy. Rumberg brings over a decade of cutting-edge experience in motion picture image-science, digital camera and workflow development to Codex, and will focus on developing the company’s current and next-generation product ranges for motion picture and high-end TV production and post production.
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Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product Preview
News: Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product PreviewNew additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including live streaming and recoding solutions, 4K video monitoring cards, scan converters, multiviewers, OEM products, H.264 encoders/decoders and KVM extenders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing booth SL5019 at the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 7-10). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present KVM extension solutions and H.264 encoders/decoders.
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Outstanding Softron Performance on Mac Pro Offers Transformative Potential
News: Outstanding Softron Performance on Mac Pro Offers Transformative PotentialIngest and playback performance with Softron solutions has taken a massive leap with the introduction of the new Mac Pro, making it possible for Softron-based businesses to achieve a dramatic increase in efficiency and throughput.
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Sound Devices PIX 260i Production Video Recorders Get In Sync With Latest Firmware Update
Advanced Metadata Editing Functionality Also Available
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, announces its latest firmware update, Version 1.50, for its PIX 260i Production Video Recorder. PIX 260i recorders seamlessly replace tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments, while also offering 32 tracks of audio recording and playback. The latest firmware, which is available as a free download to all PIX 260i users, further streamlines production workflows with several powerful upgrades.
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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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Atomos Ship Spyder Color Calibration
Atomos Spyder is available now giving one touch advanced color calibration to the Atomos Samurai Blade
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai and the pocket-sized Connect converters, announce that the Spyder calibration tool is now shipping. Priority sales will be given to pre-orders and general stock will be available through Atomos Worldwide reseller network.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes™ formats for HyperDeck Studio
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of HyperDeck 4.1 software which adds three new Apple ProRes™ file formats for the HyperDeck Studio broadcast recorder. HyperDeck 4.1 update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website.
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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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Sound Devices Racks Up Interest For PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At AES 2013
News: Sound Devices Racks Up Interest For PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At AES 2013Rack-Mounted PIX 260i Enables Unprecedented Audio Control for Production Professionals
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, showcases the latest functionality for the PIX 260i Production Video Recorders at the 135th International AES Convention (Gotham Sound and Communications, Booth 2738). PIX 260i seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments, while also offering 32 tracks of audio recording and playback. Its latest firmware, version 1.03, brings even more functionality to the end-user.
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Small Tree Showcases TitaniumZ-16 Shared Storage System at CCW Expo 2013
Shared Storage Integrated and Optimized for Video Editing
At this year’s Content & Communications World Expo in New York City, Small Tree will showcase its GraniteSTOR TitaniumZ-16 shared storage system (Booth 953). An all-in-one real-time Ethernet-based shared storage solution designed and optimized for the demanding needs of professional video editors requiring shared access to media files, TitaniumZ-16 is a full-featured, high-performance dedicated video editing shared storage appliance with advanced file sharing capabilities.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes™ formats for HyperDeck Studio Pro!
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of HyperDeck Software Update 4.0, a new update for the HyperDeck Studio Pro broadcast recorder. This update adds support for additional Apple ProRes file formats, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT) and ProRes (Proxy).
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Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Studio Models
Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Studio 2 and HyperDeck Studio Pro 2, new models of its popular broadcast disk recorders. HyperDeck Studio 2 is available now for US$995 and HyperDeck Studio Pro 2 is available now for US$1,995.
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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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Atomos Announce Spyder Color Calibration at IBC 2013
Atomos Spyder gives Samurai Blade one touch advanced color calibration
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will show a pre-release version of the new Atomos Spyder at IBC (Hall 9, D25). Developed in partnership with Datacolor, Atomos have released the world's first field monitor and recorder color calibration tool making available one click color calibration anytime, anywhere while recording.
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New EditShare Ultra Sets the Bar for Affordable Shared Storage
Unveiled at IBC2013, new Ultra shared storage boasts the best of EditShare project and media sharing with outstanding performance
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, unveiled today at IBC2013 (stand 7.B26) the newest addition to its family of shared storage solutions, EditShare Ultra. Setting the bar for affordable shared storage, EditShare’s new Ultra offers a budget-friendly shared storage system with advanced project and media sharing for Avid®, Adobe Premiere Pro®, Apple Final Cut Pro® and Lightworks editors.
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Sound Devices Showcases Increased Functionality Of PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At IBC 2013
News: Sound Devices Showcases Increased Functionality Of PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At IBC 2013Rack-Mounted PIX 260i Enables Unprecedented Simultaneous Recording and Network and Audio Control for Production Professionals
At IBC 2013, Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, introduces the newest functionality for the PIX 260i Production Video Recorder (Hall 8, Stand 8.D74). PIX 260i seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments and its latest firmware, version 1.03, brings increased functionality to the end-user.
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Archimedia to Demonstrate Its Master-File Reference Player and Test Suite on Front Porch Digital's IBC Stand
See Archimedia Technology at IBC2013 on Front Porch Digital Stand 7.D14
Archimedia Technology, a new company whose technology and applications bridge the gap between content producers and their archives without loss of quality, today announced it will exhibit the Archimedia Reference Player and its companion Archimedia Reference Charts at IBC2013 on Front Porch Digital Stand 7.D14. The company will also give a preview of Archimedia Hub, which offers browser-based access to the Archimedia Reference Player.
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Blackmagic Design to Showcase Its Products at Broadcast & Cable 2013
Blackmagic Design today announced that the company will showcase its new 6G-SDI Ultra HD products, digital film cameras, video editing products, video monitors, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders and waveform monitors in conjunction with Pinnacle Broadcast, a Blackmagic Design distributor, at Broadcast & Cable 2013.
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Small Tree Introduces TitaniumZ Line of Shared Storage Systems
Shared Storage Integrated and Optimized for Video Editing
Small Tree introduces TitaniumZ, an all-in-one real-time Ethernet-based shared storage solution designed and optimized for the demanding needs of professional video editors requiring shared access to media files. Capable of supporting up to 24 video editing workstations without needing an Ethernet switch, TitaniumZ is designed and tested to provide maximum performance for real-time video editing workflows.
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Sound Devices Struts Its Stuff On The Set Of Lifetime’s Hit Series "Drop Dead Diva"
News: Sound Devices Struts Its Stuff On The Set Of Lifetime’s Hit Series "Drop Dead Diva"Sound Mixer Chris Durfy Depends on Sound Devices 788T for Reliable Performance
As the first-unit production sound mixer for Lifetime’s critically acclaimed series "Drop Dead Diva," Chris Durfy, based in Atlanta, knows the importance of using well-built, reliable equipment capable of handling the demands of a busy production schedule. That’s why the 788T Digital Audio Recorder and CL-9 Controller from Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, are permanent fixtures in his kit. He relies on the products to help him capture "Drop Dead Diva’s" dynamic, witty dialogue.
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Matrox Video at BIRTV2013 — Product Preview
New products make Chinese debut including a video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems
At BIRTV2013 (Beijing, Aug. 21-24, Stand 1B111), Matrox® Video and local distributor Beijing Jinzhongheng Technology will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems. In addition, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products will be on display.
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Sound Devices Update v3.02 Brings New Capabilities To The PIX 240i Video Recorder
News: Sound Devices Update v3.02 Brings New Capabilities To The PIX 240i Video RecorderSound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, introduces its new version 3.02 firmware update for its PIX 220i and 240i Production Video Recorders. The update changes file formatting from UDF to exFAT volumes for PIX 220, PIX 220i, PIX 240 and PIX 240i users. This new update is available free of charge to all PIX customers.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
News: Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
Grade like a pro with the latest version of DaVinci Resolve; August and September workshops taught by ICA co-founder Warren Eagles
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced new dates for DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Touted as the color grading system of choice for many of Hollywood’s blockbuster production studios, DaVinci Resolve 10 was announced earlier this year to much excitement over its expanded set of editing functionalities among many other upgrades.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for Blackmagic Cinema Camera!
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for Blackmagic Cinema Camera!Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price for the award-winning Blackmagic Cinema Camera to US$1,995.
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Hoods Inc. Productions Shoots “Knockout Carnival” with Blackmagic Cinema Camera
News: Hoods Inc. Productions Shoots “Knockout Carnival” with Blackmagic Cinema CameraBlackmagic Design today announced that Singapore based Hoods Inc. Productions is shooting “Knockout Carnival,” Singapore’s highest rated and longest running weekly television series focusing on the arts, with Blackmagic Cinema Camera.
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Atomos Samurai Blade Cut Loose
Atomos' Most Advanced Recorder/Monitor/Deck now Shipping Worldwide
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the Connect converter range, have commenced shipment of their latest recorder/monitor, the Samurai Blade.
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Saturday Night Live Film Unit Adds reLink reTooled to Workflow for Stefon’s Farewell
When the Saturday Night Live season finale aired on May 18, the cast bid farewell to longtime Weekend Update correspondent Stefon in a sketch that used pre-recorded elements conformed on the innovative new tool reLink reTooled.
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Matrox at IBC2013 — Product Preview
New additions and updates to all Matrox product lines will be highlighted including video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters, OEM products, KVM extenders and video over IP encoders/decoders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing stand 7.B29 at IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new KVM extension solutions and 1080p60 video over IP encoders/decoders.
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EditShare Takes Center Stage in Studio and Production Upgrade at William Paterson University
WPU’S professional videographers, professors and students operate in updated studios with an HD tapeless workflow featuring EditShare’s Geevs, Energy and Flow Servers
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that William Paterson University (WPU) has purchased 80TB of EditShare Energy shared storage, four EditShare Geevs broadcast servers, and EditShare Flow as part of a major studio renovation and transition to a tapeless, high definition workflow. The upgrade provides a reliable, high performance end-to-end system for all types of high definition production and studio projects involving film, television and news.
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Pablo Rio Gets Huge Performance Boost And Yet More Tools
News: Pablo Rio Gets Huge Performance Boost And Yet More ToolsNew software release unlocks multi-GPU processing power and delivers 4K 60fps
Quantel today released a new software version for Pablo Rio that unleashes the full power of its multi-GPU architecture and AJA® Corvid Ultra integration. Pablo Rio's new software delivers "simply phenomenal" performance and adds yet more capabilities to its unique integrated color and finishing toolset.
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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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Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm Tree
News: Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm TreeOn-Site Shared Storage Solution Facilitates Efficient Workflow Solution
Facilis TerraBlock has provided a shared storage solution for two ABC Studios series in Burbank, CA as part of a new workflow process that provides an integrated remote post set up that includes editorial, online, titling, color, dailies and VFX.
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Matrox Video at the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, multiviewers, scan converters, I/O devices, 4K monitoring cards and OEM products will be featured
At the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition (Singapore, June 18-21, booth 4D2-25), Matrox® Video, in conjunction with distributor UBC, will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, 4K video monitoring cards and developer products.
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Arby’s New National Ad Campaign Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Camera
News: Arby’s New National Ad Campaign Shot on Blackmagic Cinema CameraBlackmagic Design today announced that Glendale, CA based production and post house Fisher Film Works used Blackmagic Cinema Camera to film Arby’s recent “King's Hawaiian Roast Beef Sandwich” commercial, a nationally syndicated co-promotion with Adult Swim. The television spot, which features an artist painting a picture of the sandwich, was also colored using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve, the world’s most advanced color correction tool.
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Sound Devices PIX 240i KIT Heads To Tinsel Town For CINE GEAR EXPO 2013
News: Sound Devices PIX 240i KIT Heads To Tinsel Town For CINE GEAR EXPO 2013Kit Adds Even More Portability for Professional Video Production On the Go
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, will be presenting its new PIX 240i KIT, an all-inclusive kit that provides all of equipment needed to use the company’s PIX 240i in professional video production applications, at Cine Gear Expo 2013 (Booth 94).
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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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Atomos at Cine Gear Expo 2013
Samurai Blade Takes Center Stage At Cine Gear Expo
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will be demonstrating its full range of recorders and converters on booth S318 at Cine Gear Expo 2013, 31st May – 1st June 2013, The Studios at Paramount Hollywood, CA.
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Sound Devices Scores A Slam Dunk For Professional Basketball With PIX Production Audio/Video Recorders And Accessories
News: Sound Devices Scores A Slam Dunk For Professional Basketball With PIX Production Audio/Video Recorders And AccessoriesPIX 240i and PIX 260i Help Streamline Workflow Off the Court for Two Seasons in a Row
Since February 2012, Sound Devices, experts in audio and video products for field production, has been behind the scenes, aiding in the production of professional basketball games for the NBA. Continuing through to the 2012-2013 NBA season, the company’s PIX 240i and PIX 260i Production Video Recorders have been mainstays in the league’s starting lineup for broadcast and online video productions.
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Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in Hollywood
News: Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in HollywoodThe new Codex/ARRI internal recording module for Alexa will also be on view.
Codex will demonstrate Vault 2, the latest iteration of its industry-leading line of location-based media management environments, at Cine Gear Expo, May 31 through June 2 in Hollywood. The Vault, which has been used on a number of recent feature productions including Marvel’s blockbuster Iron Man 3, now supports Sony’s F5 and F55 cameras. It also includes support for REDMAGs used by RED Epic and Scarlet cameras.
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Professional Video Editors Spoke, Autodesk Listened
News: Professional Video Editors Spoke, Autodesk ListenedImproved Functionality, Greater Flexibility and Accelerated Performance Roll Out in Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 Release
Hot off two 'Best in Show' Awards at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB) in Las Vegas last month, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 professional video editing software is expected to be available beginning May 29, 2013. As part of the product roadmap and influenced by extensive feedback from editors, the release will feature numerous enhancements to help improve functionality, add flexibility and increase speed.
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Turn Your Computer Screen Into a Movie Set With iStopMotion 3.1
New Screen Capture feature provides animators with a new medium for animating
iStopMotion 3.1, the latest upgrade to Boinx Software’s award-winning stop motion animation software, now includes a Screen Capture feature, requested by many users. Artists can easily capture frames from the screen to create stop motion animations or timelapse movies by pairing the software with illustration programs such as Photoshop or InDesign, or any other app, for example, to document the creation of a drawing. They can then export movies in Apple® ProRes format (if the codec is installed), and import directly into Final Cut Pro® X for further editing, without the need to transcode. iStopMotion 3.1 continues to be perfected with bug fixes for better functionality.
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Sound Devices Offers Enhanced Recording And File Transfer Options For PIX 260I Users
Latest Firmware Update, Version 1.02, Now Available for Free Download
In an effort to continue to streamline workflows for production and post-production environments with its rack-mounted PIX 260i Production Video Recorder, Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, now offers expanded audio and video recording and file transfer capabilities with its newest firmware update, Version 1.02. Available as a free download to all PIX 260i users, this latest version will be highlighted at Cine Gear 2013 (Booth 94).
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EditShare Ships Field 2 Portable Shared Storage
Next-generation shared storage platform integrates media asset management in a portable form factor for on-the-move tapeless productions
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today the availability of Field 2, its next-generation portable shared storage solution with integrated asset management. The turnkey platform includes file ingest, advanced project sharing/bin locking, and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance and rugged chassis. Ideal for on-location shoots, ENG trucks and remote offices, the new Field 2 is durable, light and compact, meeting the most stringent airline carry-on regulations.
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Sound Devices Pix 240 Keeps Pace With Sprinting Cheetahs Fornational Geographic Magazine
News: Sound Devices Pix 240 Keeps Pace With Sprinting Cheetahs Fornational Geographic MagazineProduction Video Recorder Offers Powerful Monitoring Capabilities in a Compact File-Based Unit for “Cheetahs on the Edge”
When National Geographic magazine challenged Director of PhotographyGreg Wilson to create a shot tracking a sprinting cheetah—in the spirit of Eadweard Muybridge’s 1878 image of a running horse—he turned to the Sound Devices PIX 240 Production Video Recorder for the shoot’s dailies, monitoring and backup.
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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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G-Technology™ Delivers Solid State Drive-Like Sustained Performance In A Compact External Hard Drive Solution
News: G-Technology™ Delivers Solid State Drive-Like Sustained Performance In A Compact External Hard Drive SolutionBringing Professional Tools to the Masses, G-Technology’s New G-DRIVE® PRO with Thunderbolt® Portable External Hard Drive Enables 2K and 4K Digital Cinema, 2K DLSR/ Photography and Other Digital Content Creation Workflows
Booth #SL12105, Las Vegas – G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, announced today its new G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt, a compact, desktop external hard drive that delivers hard drive capacity with SSD-like performance, taking full advantage of the speed and power of Thunderbolt. Leveraging G-Technology’s well-known G-DRIVE design, the new G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt delivers sustained data transfer rates of up to 480MB/s, which is up to three times faster than standard 3.5-inch desktop external hard drives. The broader creative professional market now has access to an extremely high-performance, high-capacity and portable editing solution for maintaining 2K and 4K¹ workflows.
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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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Sound Devices Introduces PIX 240i Kit At The 2013 NAB SHOW
News: Sound Devices Introduces PIX 240i Kit At The 2013 NAB SHOWConvenient Kit Includes All Necessary Equipment for Professional Video Production
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, unveils its PIX 240i KIT, an all-inclusive kit that provides all the equipment needed to operate the PIX 240i in professional video production applications, at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C2849).
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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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Autodesk Evolves Flame 20th Anniversary Edition Software with Extension 2
Integrates Customer Feedback into Product Development to Optimize High-End Visual Effects and Editing Workflow
Today Autodesk announced the latest extension release for Flame 20th Anniversary Edition Software - a major redesign of its premier VFX software that is a part of Autodesk Flame Premium 2013. Extension 2 includes new features and performance enhancements based on customer feedback. Available to current users with active subscription contracts, these enhancements refine the high-end visual effects and finishing workflow, accelerating production and enabling greater creativity.
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