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Cinedeck Saves Anger Management Series $2.25 Million In Post Production Costs
News: Cinedeck Saves Anger Management Series $2.25 Million In Post Production CostsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, today revealed that its Cinedeck RX record, ingest and transcode platform has saved US comedy-series "Anger Management" (Debmar-Mercury Productions, FX Network) $2.25 million in post production costs, while supporting the delivery of double the number of episodes typically produced over the same production period.
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Denon Professional's DN-700R Selected by KCHO-FM
Northstate Public Radio Turns to SD/USB Audio Recorder to Provide Networked Recording, Archiving, and Playback Capabilities
Denon Professional, a leading provider of media management and distribution systems for professional applications, today announced that the company's DN-700R network SD/USB audio recorder has been selected to support Northern California's Northstate Public Radio station, KCHO-FM. Using simple networking and recording capabilities, the station is easily able to archive on-air material, organize playlists across its network, and play back audio files from any of the station's studios.
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Matrox at Streaming Media East 2014 — Product Preview
Video Streaming and Recording Appliance and Live Production Streaming Systems to Be Featured
At Streaming Media East 2014 (New York City, May 13-14, Booth 317), Matrox® Video will showcase Matrox Monarch HD™ video streaming and recording appliances and Matrox VS4™-based live production streaming systems for use with Telestream® Wirecast® or StudioCoast vMix software. In addition, Matrox MicroQuad™ multiviewers will be demonstrated.
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Dalet Adds More Functionality to Its Adobe Premiere Pro CC-Dalet MAM Integration
New Dalet Xtend Update Features Enhanced Adobe Project Sharing, Individual Sequence Saving and Proxy Editing, Plus Advanced Metadata Handling and Genealogy Tracking
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, unveiled a new release of its Dalet Xtend module for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC at NAB 2014 (booth SL2725). Deployed at several Dalet/Adobe customer sites, Dalet Xtend for Adobe lets Adobe Premiere Pro CC editors connect directly to the Dalet MAM platform.
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Digital Vision's Bifrost Archive Bridge Provides Streamlined Workflow for Film Preservation
Unique Solution Provides A Cost-Effective And Efficient Workflow Through Automation
At NAB 2014 Digital Vision will present Bifrost Archive Bridge, a unique solution that enables archive owners to preserve and restore their precious assets by creating high quality digital media through streamlining processes and automation. Bifrost workflow presentations will be available by prior appointment during NAB 2014, at Digital Vision's suite at the Renaissance Hotel, adjacent to the LVCC.
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DAS Unveils Initial Lineup of Experts and Case Studies from Real World Digital Asset Projects
Multi-Industry Experts Look at the Lifecycle of Assets from Production Through Rights Management
AMIA has announced the preliminary lineup for its popular Digital Asset Symposium (DAS). DAS will be held on May 15 & 16, 2014 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, CA.
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Digital Vision Brings Latest Post Production, Restoration and Archive Solutions to NAB 2014
- First look at Golden Eye 4 film scanner, Bifrost Archive Bridge and latest versions of Nucoda and Phoenix -
NAB 2014, Stand SL6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel: Once again Digital Vision invites NAB visitors to its Demo Lounge at the Renaissance Hotel, adjacent to the LVCC, where it will present a range of products for post production, restoration, archive and broadcast.
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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 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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New Primestream NewsPod By ASG Delivers Turnkey Integrated News Production Solution
News: New Primestream NewsPod By ASG Delivers Turnkey Integrated News Production SolutionAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today introduced Primestream NewsPod by ASG, a turnkey integrated HD production and automation package for small and medium-sized newsrooms. Built around Primestream’s FORK Production Suite, the end-to-end solution includes all the hardware and software required to ingest, edit, playout and distribute news content. Primestream will demonstrate its FORK Production Suite at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth SL10216), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000
News: EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000Flow and Ark Integration with Avid ISIS to Provide A Cost-Effective End-To-End Solution, Expanding Media Asset Management and Archiving Options for Facilities
NAB 2014, Booth SL5709, EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced that its Flow Media Asset Management (MAM) and Ark archiving/backup solutions now integrate with the Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000 shared storage families. The new integration lets Avid ISIS facilities add powerful yet cost-effective EditShare asset management, ingest and archiving tools to their workflow.
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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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EditShare Provides High-Performance Shared Storage Integration for NewTek Customers
Integrated Live Production Environment Features Shared Storage Platform with Comprehensive Media Asset Management Capabilities to Facilitate Capture-to-Archive Workflow
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced its participation in the NewTek Developer Network. NewTek is the innovative provider of the TriCaster™ multi-camera live video production solution and 3Play slow-motion instant replay servers. Integrating EditShare and NewTek products gives users a unified live production and shared storage platform with a powerful media asset management (MAM) layer to track and control assets from capture and playout to post-production and archives.
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EditShare Shows Its Support for Adobe Anywhere at NAB 2014
News: EditShare Shows Its Support for Adobe Anywhere at NAB 2014EditShare Flagship Shared Storage Integrates Adobe Anywhere, Facilitating Local and Remote Media Sharing Across Adobe Production Environments
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end workflow solutions, announced today that its EditShare shared storage solutions now include support for Adobe® Anywhere. The new product integration, along with the recently enhanced Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC integration via the EditShare Flow asset management panel, is being demonstrated at NAB 2014 on booth SL5709.
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EditShare Expands Media Workflow Options with New Third-Party Integrations
EditShare Workflow Supports Servers and Applications from Adobe, Avid, Broadcast Pix and NewTek – Showcased at NAB 2014 on Booth SL5709
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is qualifying a number of new third-party integrations for use across the EditShare workflow. New and enhanced integrations include Adobe® Anywhere®, Avid® ISIS® storage systems, Broadcast Pix live production systems, and NewTek Tricaster™ and 3Play products. “One of our big themes at NAB 2014 is third-party collaboration. EditShare has significantly increased its integration with third-party applications and systems,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Many of our customers have existing equipment they want to keep using, not replace. So our open solutions are designed to augment third-party systems and enhance the overall workflow, whether a facility is running Adobe Anywhere with EditShare as their main shared storage, or EditShare Flow and Ark for media asset management and archiving with Avid ISIS storage.”
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Codex Extends Workflow Support For RED EPIC DRAGON
Codex, the industry leader in uncompressed RAW recording and workflow technology, has announced a fully-supported workflow for RED EPIC DRAGON cameras, and will show this simple, no nonsense workflow using Codex Vault, during NAB 2014 at the Codex booth #C6048 and at RED’s booth #SL1519.
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Panasonic And Codex Announce High-Speed 4K V-RAW Recording Solution For Panasonic VariCam 35 Camera
Panasonic and Codex, the leading developer of RAW recording and media management systems for motion picture and television production, today announced a strategic product development alliance.
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CatDV Extends Leadership in Asset Management Partnerships at NAB 2014 (SL5025)
Square Box Systems, developer of leading asset management system CatDV, has further extended the essential technology integrations that form the solid foundation stones of effective asset management, with today’s announcement of new integration partners, and with CatDV appearing on more partner booths than ever during NAB 2014.
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Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014
News: Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014Codex recording and workflow technologies were used in the production of a wide range of Hollywood studio and independent motion pictures on release in the coming months – from touching teenage romances and dance comedies, to high-octane racing dramas and VFX-laden sci-fi fantasies.
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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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EditShare Unveils Its Next (Work) Flow
Expanded Media Asset Management Integration and Support for Proxy Editing Workflows
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, will give NAB 2014 attendees a preview of EditShare Flow v3.1, a forthcoming update to the company’s popular media asset management solution. Flow v3.1 features enhanced metadata integration with Avid® non-linear editing systems as well as proxy editing workflows for all major NLEs. “The new version of Flow really masters metadata handling,” comments James Richings, managing director, EditShare. “Flow now supports importing AAF files created in systems such as Avid Media Composer, offering customers a round-trip workflow that not only brings metadata from Flow into Avid, but also now retrieves metadata created in Avid back into Flow – ensuring that valuable information about your media is always preserved. And thanks to an update in our proxy file metadata, Flow proxies can now be used for editing in industry-standard non-linear editors, really opening the doors for large-scale and remote collaboration scenarios.”
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EditShare Powers 4K Media Workflows with New 40-Gigabit Ethernet Shared Storage Options
Now offering support for uncompressed 4K DPX and high uncompressed HD stream counts; delivers blazing-fast performance
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is leveraging new 40-Gigabit Ethernet technology to optimize performance for 4K and other high-resolution workflows across its EditShare shared storage solutions. “Since the very beginning, we have pushed the boundaries of Ethernet. EditShare was first in the industry to leverage standard Gigabit Ethernet for post-production workflows. We were also the first to ship 10-Gigabit Ethernet, supporting uncompressed HD over a TCP/IP network. We are breaking new ground once again with incredible performance using 40-Gigabit Ethernet to support 4K workflows. Visitors to our booth will see first-hand that 40-Gigabit Ethernet has the horsepower needed to support uncompressed 4K DPX as well as huge uncompressed HD stream counts,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Depending on the application you use, we can see performance up to 1.6 GB/sec over SMB2. It's perfect for UltraHD DPX at frame rates up to 30 fps and full-raster 4K DPX at frame rates up to 25 fps.”
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Digital Vision Launches Golden Eye 4 Scanner at NAB 2014: NAB 2014, Stand Sl6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel
- Customer feedback leads development of new features -
Digital Vision will launch the Golden Eye 4 film scanner for restoration and archive at NAB 2014. The new scanner incorporates many new features that have been requested by users of Golden Eye 3.
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Signiant Launches SkyDrop Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage
Intelligent File Movement Software Leader Extends Cloud Platform, Offers Scalable and Reliable High-Speed On-Ramp to Cloud
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement, today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage. Unlike other acceleration offerings, Signiant SkyDrop is a genuine cloud-formed solution that leverages managed cloud infrastructure, in contrast to software that customers must deploy and manage.
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Aspera Expands Partner Ecosystem at NAB 2014
Leading Media Technology Providers are Adopting Aspera FASPTM to Enable High-Performance Content Storage, Processing and Distribution
Booth SL8511- Aspera, Inc., an IBM Company and creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, expanded its partner ecosystem with new joint solutions powered by Aspera FASP™ high-speed transport technology.
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Pronology’s Digital Asset Management System Streamlines Workflow for "Big Brother Canada"
Reality TV Show Relies on Comprehensive Solution for Multi-Camera Production
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, is pleased to announce that once again Insight Productions has chosen its software platform to manage the enormous number of assets that the hit reality TV show," Big Brother Canada" will generate during the current production of Season 2. This marks the second collaboration, as the production also relied on Pronology for the reality show’s debut season. Insight Productions produces "Big Brother Canada" in partnership with Shaw Media and Endemol International.
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Digital Vision Announces New Pricing and Features for Nucoda Grading Products
Current Customers' Investment Is Protected
NAB 2014, Stand Sl6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel: Digital Vision has announced some significant changes to its range of Nucoda colour grading products and its pricing structure. The move comes as a considered response to the increasing commoditisation of the grading and finishing market, and seeks to protect and support Digital Vision's current customer base while continuing to provide outstanding colour grading tools.
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EditShare to Give Away TWO Ultra Shared Storage Systems During NAB 2014
NAB 2014, Booth SL5709
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has opened registration for the EditShare Shared Storage NAB Jackpot promotion taking place during NAB 2014. Open to all NAB attendees, the promotion gives entrants a chance to win an EditShare Ultra Shared Storage system, valued at 8,000.00 USD. The drawings will take place on Tuesday, April 8th at 4:00pm and again on Wednesday, April 9th at 4:00pm.
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Cache-A Highlights Accelerated Archiving At NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)
New LTO-6 Appliances, Expanded Library, Plus Faster and More Efficient LTFS Archiving are All in the Spotlight
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances for the media and entertainment industry, will show accelerated archiving capabilities plus new LTFS LTO-6 archive appliances at NAB 2014 Las Vegas – Cache-A Booth #SL9027. Making their US debuts are several brand new, ground-breaking innovations for faster LTO-tape and LTFS (Linear Tape File System) archival, delivering enhanced productivity and greater levels of asset protection.
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Cache-A Unveils Automated Archive Workflow Features at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)
News: Cache-A Unveils Automated Archive Workflow Features at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)Workflow Templates and Incremental Archiving Improve Efficiency and Insurance
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances for the media and entertainment industry, will unveil key new features – Workflow Templates and Incremental Archiving – that can be used to automate a range of regular, essential and time-consuming LTO-tape archive tasks, and deliver greater levels of asset protection insurance, during NAB 2014, Las Vegas, at Cache-A Booth #SL9027.
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Digital Vision Extends OEM Partnerships with Marquise Technologies and SGO Mist and Mistika Integrate Digital Vision Technologies
NAB 2014, Stand Sl6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel
Digital Vision is pleased to announce two key OEM partnerships. Marquise Technologies will integrate Digital Vision's DVO Image Enhancement and Restoration toolsets into MIST, while SGO's Mistika post-production system will support the stylish Precision control surface made by Digital Vision.
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Xytech Adds Digital Media Asset Management to MediaPulse Using Vidispine Technology
Xytech is exhibiting MediaPulse 2014 and their new MetaVault MAM solution at the NAB show in Las Vegas from April 7-10 2014, in the South Hall lower level, booth SL2428.
Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast, production, media services and video transmission industries, announces the release of MetaVault MAM, a complete Media Asset Management (MAM) solution for the MediaPulse platform. Vidispine, creators of the Vidispine rich media solutions middleware system, provides the underlying technology for MetaVault MAM. The new Xytech offering will premiere at the 2014 NAB exhibition in Las Vegas.
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Object Matrix Provides Searchable AS-11 Archive.
News: Object Matrix Provides Searchable AS-11 Archive.Object Matrix, Leading Developer of Trusted Scalable Object Based Archive Systems Today Launches an AS-11 Search Option to MatrixStore, its Trusted Nearline Storage Platform
AS-11 is a new file specification standard created as a vendor-neutral subset of the MXF file format to use for delivery of finished programming from program producers and program distributors to broadcasters. In the UK, the DPP (Digital Production Partnership - BBC, Channel 4, Sky, S4C, ITV, Channel Five and UKTV) require files delivered to UK broadcasters to be compliant with a specified subset of the new, internationally recognised AS-11 standard.
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XenData to Showcase New Digital Video Innovations at NAB 2014
XenData Debuts its Latest Digital Video Archive System that Scales from 210 TB to 1.18 PB of Near-Line LTO Capacity
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces it will be showcasing a broad range of digital video archiving solutions at the 2014 NAB Show, including the debut of the SXL-5000, a high performance scalable LTO archive that is designed for video applications.
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StorageDNA Introduces DNA Evolution 3.5 With Built-in MAM, Conform and Direct LTO Workflows
News: StorageDNA Introduces DNA Evolution 3.5 With Built-in MAM, Conform and Direct LTO WorkflowsFull-Featured LTO LTFS Archive Solution With Powerful Integrated MAM, Conform and Next Generation Direct LTO Workflows for More Cost-Effective Media Pipelines
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archive workflow solutions for media professionals, will feature the latest version of its LTO LTFS archive and MAM solution, DNA Evolution™ at the 2014 NAB Show in StorageDNA's booth SL10621. DNA Evolution 3.5 is a groundbreaking media archive and media asset manager (MAM) workflow solution that helps build a more cost-effective, accessible, searchable, and secure archive that is easy to scale. Built on Linear Tape-Open with Linear Tape File System (LTO LTFS) technology, it delivers the fastest data movement, search, restore, and access of digital file-based content.
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Field 2 Shows Its Power at NAB 2014
Portable shared storage solution boasts support for Solid State Drives, runs on EditShare’s new ground-breaking Storage v7 platform, and sports a brand new, sleek look
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing its updated Field 2 portable shared storage solution at NAB 2014 (booth SL5709). The Field 2 release dons a new, modern design that enhances the aesthetic of any production workspace, operates on the brand new EditShare Storage v7 platform, and supports Solid State Drives (SSDs), offering users up to six-times the performance as compared to the enterprise-class 7200 RPM drives.
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SGO Unveils Mistika Colour Grading with Precision
News: SGO Unveils Mistika Colour Grading with PrecisionSleek NEW Grading Panel Option Makes Mistika Irresistible to Colourists
SGO reveals that its world-leading Mistika post production system will support the stylish Precision Grading Panel made by Digital Vision.
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Codex and Solectrix Announce Technology Collaboration
Codex has announced a technology collaboration with high-end electronics solutions developer Solectrix Gmbh to deliver an ultra-compact, high-quality digital cinema camera and recording package.
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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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Pre-NAB Editors' Lounge Examines How Trends In Technology Are Impacting Post-Production
News: Pre-NAB Editors' Lounge Examines How Trends In Technology Are Impacting Post-ProductionBurbank based AlphaDogs Post celebrated the 11th Annual Pre-NAB Editors’ Lounge with a panel discussion on the latest trends in post-production and what to expect at this year’s NAB in Las Vegas. Topics ranged from 4K to cloud-based technologies, and the future of the post-production professional. Moderated by Journalist Debra Kaufman, panelists included: Terence Curren (Editor/Colorist and Founder of AlphaDogs Post), Mark Raudonis (VP of Post Production, Bunim/Murray Productions), Michael Kammes (Director of Technology, Key Code Media) and Ramy Katrib (CEO, Digital Film Tree).
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Advanced Systems Group Designs Digital Arts Facility for San Lorenzo Unified School District
News: Advanced Systems Group  Designs Digital Arts Facility for San Lorenzo Unified School DistrictAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today announced work is complete on a $6 million production space designed by ASG that serves as the new home of the Bay Area Digital Arts (BADA) Academy for California’s San Lorenzo Unified School District. Located at San Lorenzo High School, the facility includes a 3,100-square-foot NC25 sound stage, production control room, audio control room, voiceover/ADR recording studio, editing classroom, production offices, and private edit suites.
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Facilis TerraBlock Turbocharges ‘Need for Speed’ Post Production for Bandito Brothers
News: Facilis TerraBlock Turbocharges ‘Need for Speed’ Post Production for Bandito BrothersIndie production company Bandito Brothers tapped Facilis Technology's TerraBlock 24D as an on-set shared storage solution to accelerate 4K post production for director Scott Waugh’s “Need for Speed,” which released in theatres on March 14, 2014. Produced by DreamWorks Pictures and starring Aaron Paul, the film adaptation of Electronic Arts’ series of “Need for Speed” video games follows street racer Tobey Marshall as he embarks on a thrilling cross-country race for revenge against the former business associate responsible for putting him behind bars.
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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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Cambridge Imaging Systems brings flagship MAM and publishing solutions to NAB 2014
New Partnerships Enable Customers to Build Scalable, Secure Workflows
At NAB 2014 Cambridge Imaging Systems will present its world class cloud-based and software-based media management and publishing solutions. Cambridge Imaging Systems has also recently announced key partnerships with companies including Quantum, FileCatalyst and Object Matrix that will help clients to build scalable, secure end-to-end workflows. The company will discuss these partnerships and present demonstrations of its Imagen and ImagenCloud systems at NAB 2014 on Stand SL5507.
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Cache-A Announces Vast Archive Capacity Increase at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)
News: Cache-A Announces Vast Archive Capacity Increase at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)New, Modular Library80+ Expansion Option Adds Cavernous Archive Capability
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances for the media and entertainment industry, will showcase Cache-A Library80+, the first in a brand new range of modular archive expansion appliances that can increase LTO-tape archive storage in 200TB increments up to 1.3PB. Cache-A has developed the Library80+ Expansion Option to meet the market need for larger, scaleable LTO-tape archive capacity, and will showcase the technology during NAB 2014, Las Vegas, at Cache-A Booth #SL9027.
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XenData Open Archive Approach Streamlines Disaster Recovery Needs for PBS
PBS Leverages XenData Clustered SX-525 to Create Fully Redundant LTO Archives
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces that it has been chosen by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), to help streamline its disaster recovery needs. By leveraging the XenData SX-525, an LTO archive server cluster for high availability, PBS is creating a full program origination system for its disaster recovery site in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Cospective, Maker of cineSync, Releases Frankie 2.3 with Full Screen Mode
News: Cospective, Maker of cineSync, Releases Frankie 2.3 with Full Screen ModeUpgrade Includes File Download Option, Review Labels and Improved Upload Speeds
Cospective released Frankie 2.3, an update of its browser-based video review tool that now allows users to review video in full screen mode and download original media files. These significant additions, along with increased upload speeds and many other fixes, will greatly enhance the user experience of Frankie. Ad agencies, production companies and postproduction facilities now have an even faster, more efficient tool for internal video review as well as for client review and approval.
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NAB 2014: FOR-A Continues to Focus on 4K
4K Booth Highlights Include an Updated FT-ONE Camera, New Extraction System, Multi Viewers, Virtual Studio System and Up Converter
At next month’s NAB 2014 Show, FOR-A Corporation of America will introduce several new 4K products and showcase a wide range of its popular solutions for the professional video and broadcast industries. Aligning with its NAB theme, “FOR-A for a 4K future,” the company’s primary focus will be on demonstrating cost-effective products for every stage of the 4K workflow – from capturing, processing, switching, and viewing, to recording stunning 4K images. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 at the show, which runs April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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isovideo to Showcase Industry-First Stream-Based 4K/UHD/HD Standards Conversion/Transcoding/Transport Viarte Server Cluster at the NAB 2014
isovideo will be demonstrating the latest version of their highly scalable and efficient Viarte servers with stream-based, on-the-fly standards conversion/transcoding/transport capability. Also being demonstrated is a prototype of our upcoming product Vilan - an UHD capture/transmission server, for sending mathematically lossless HD/UHD/4k video in real time via 10 Gbits IP at NAB booth SU10211.
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Reality Check Systems Scores Assist for Top European Football Leagues
Delivers Comprehensive Broadcast Graphics Solutions for Eredivisie and Bundesliga
Reality Check Systems (RCS) recently wrapped up two ambitious projects bringing advanced graphics and data capabilities to Eredivisie and Bundesliga. Working closely with European production company Endemol Sport, RCS created a robust graphics hub to facilitate the broadcast of consistent high-quality graphics for Eredivisie football matches, which air exclusively on FOX Sports Netherlands; the centralized solution comprises proprietary software, data management apps and Vizrt Engines. Bundesliga also engaged RCS directly this summer to build its worldwide match graphics package and graphical elements, including a virtual set, for the original weekly highlights show “Goal.”
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Cache-A Spotlights Accelerated Archiving at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)
News: Cache-A Spotlights Accelerated Archiving at NAB 2014 (Booth #SL9027)New LTO-6 appliances, plus faster and more efficient LTFS archiving take center stage
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances for the media and entertainment industry, will show accelerated archiving capabilities plus new LTFS LTO-6 archive appliances at NAB 2014 Las Vegas – Cache-A Booth #SL9027. Taking center stage will be several brand new, ground-breaking innovations for faster LTO-tape and LTFS (Linear Tape File System) archival, delivering enhanced productivity and greater levels of asset protection.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS with 1080P High-Speed/Variable Frame Rate AVC-ULTRA Recording to 240FPS
News: Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS with 1080P High-Speed/Variable Frame Rate AVC-ULTRA Recording to 240FPSAVC-Ultra Provides 12-bit 4:4:4 Acquisition Capabilities for Critical Field Mastering and Archiving, And Efficient 4:2:2 10-Bit Recordings For Documentaries and Sports; Innovative Modular Design Allows Cameras to Dock with Common AVC-ULTRA Based Recording Module
Panasonic today announced 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.
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Archimedia Technology at the 2014 NAB Show
Conceived at last year's NAB Show out of the need to deliver and read files originating from 4K cameras, Archimedia Technology offers a range of tools that allows video engineers and archivists to access, play, manage, and test files in mastering formats, including JPEG 2000, ultimately making content deliverable more quickly at higher quality. In its inaugural run at the NAB Show, Archimedia invites visitors to its booth to experience the power of this unparalleled line of tools on HD and UHD screens, including the foundation of its product line, the Archimedia Master Player.
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NAB 2014: EditShare Showcases Major Shared Storage Release and Demonstrates New Media Asset Management and Multicam Ingest Capabilities
Headlining the EditShare® NAB 2014 show lineup is EditShare Storage version 7, the biggest release to date for the company’s high-performance shared storage product line. Built on the world’s highest-performance Linux OS, EditShare Storage v7 sports a totally new and intuitive EditShare Connect interface and features a Quality of Service (QoS) system that reserves bandwidth for high-priority activities such as real-time capture or playout and limits the bandwidth of low-priority activities.
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FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014
News: FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014FOR-A announces plans to display several highlights in its product range, including video encoder, signal processor, and frame rate conversion technology, at the upcoming SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition. Held March 10-13 at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, D.C., FOR-A will make its debut at SATELLITE in booth 3113.
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NAB 2014: Digital Nirvana To Showcase Next Generation Broadcast And Ott Monitoring Solutions
News: NAB 2014: Digital Nirvana To Showcase Next Generation Broadcast And Ott Monitoring SolutionsDigital Nirvana will bring its innovative broadcast monitoring and content delivery solutions to the NAB 2014 convention (Booth SU11017) from April 5-10th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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SMPTE® Issues Call for Papers for the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition
Organization Accepts Technical Paper Abstracts Online Through June 20
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today issued a call for papers for the prestigious SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Oct. 21-23 in Hollywood, Calif. This conference is the premier annual technology event covering current and future developments in media technology, content creation, image and sound, over-the-top, and the allied arts and sciences.
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Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Revs Up TV Tribuna’s Mobile Broadcasting Capabilities With Its Portable HD Transmitters
News: Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Revs Up TV Tribuna’s Mobile Broadcasting Capabilities With Its Portable HD TransmittersStation Becomes First Brazilian Broadcaster to Purchase and Deploy Technology Designed for Motorcycle and Small Vehicle Applications
When TV Tribuna was looking to enhance its mobile broadcasting capabilities, the Brazilian affiliate of Rede Globo turned to Integrated 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 and markets. TV Tribuna, worked with Videodata, a leading Brazilian systems integrator and equipment supplier, to outfit its smaller sized vehicles, such as motorcycles, with IMT’s Nucomm CPTx-II Compact Portable Transmitters), enabling the station to broadcast from remote and harder to reach locations. TV Tribuna also added RF Central VClip microLite HD Transmitters (VMLT) to its ENG gear in order to give its reporters the flexibility and mobility needed to more thoroughly cover local sporting events.
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Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage
News: Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared StorageNew TerraBlock Environment Supercharges Bandwidth, Speed and Collaboration
Maryland Public Television (MPT) recently installed a 144-TB Facilis TerraBlock shared storage environment in its post production facility to increase capacity, accelerate post production and enhance project collaboration. From series "Outdoors Maryland" to "Chesapeake Collectables," the systems will play an integral role in MPT's creation of weekly programming for the state of Maryland. MPT also is using the TerraBlock systems in production on national programs such as the long running "MotorWeek" and the soon to be released children's science show "Space Racers" that will be shared with PBS affiliates across the U.S.
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Key Media Industry Organizations Launch Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability
Task Force Sponsored by NABA, AMWA, SMPTE, IABM, 4As, ANA, and EBU Seeks Contributions to New User-Requirements Survey
The launch of the Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability was announced today by its sponsors, the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), and Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is participating as an observer.
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Cache-A Shows LTO-Tape Archiving Innovations At 2014 HPA Tech Retreat
Breakthrough archiving advances deliver productivity gains and better insurance policies to content owners
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning LTO archiving appliances, will showcase the latest innovations in LTO-tape archiving that support enhanced productivity and deliver greater levels of asset protection, at the 2014 HPA Tech Retreat, Feb 17-21, Indian Wells, CA. Highlights include: enhanced interchange and delivery capabilities; Pro-Cache610, a turbo-charged version of the company’s flagship Pro-Cache6 LTO-6 archive appliance; and Simul-Copy™, Cache-A’s fast LTO-tape duplication and verification capability.
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Marquis Helps OKNO-TV’s Customers Park Projects
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has today announced Russian Systems Integrator, OKNOTV, has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to assist its broadcast customers to manage their edit storage more effectively. Project Parking is now being used to enable editors at client sites to analyse all the projects and media on their edit storage by size, project, location, age, duplicated or orphaned files and then archive files to second tier storage, or delete unused media at the touch of a button, take snapshots of versions of projects, or move from one location to another, while still maintaining a usable and easily accessible format for future use.
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Bright Technologies Extends SAN Functionality for Digital Post and Announces Archiware As Technology Partner
BrightDrive Astella SAN Now Features Embedded Backup and Archiving
Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced Archiware, a leading developer of storage software, as a new technology solutions partner. The tie-up will enable both companies to enhance their digital post/DI solutions portfolios by sharing elements of their existing technologies.
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FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter Games
News: FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter GamesFOR-A has announced that several of its products are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games. Networks in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Japan are deploying the company’s 4K super slow motion camera, video archiving recorder, and frame rate converter technology for their coverage of sporting events.
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Advanced Systems Group Hosts Technology Trending Happy Hours To Highlight Adobe Anywhere, Quantum Stornext 5
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, will host two Technology Trending Happy Hours, sponsored by Quantum and Adobe, for video professionals in the Pacific Northwest. The first event will be Feb. 12 at Rock Bottom Brewery in Bellevue, Wash., and the second will be Feb. 13 at Rock Bottom Brewery in Portland, Ore. Both happy hours begin at 5 p.m. with free drinks and appetizers, followed by demos of Quantum StorNext 5 and Adobe® Anywhere for video at 6 p.m.
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New XenData LTO Archive Solution Scales to Over 1 PB
Latest digital video archive system scales from 210 TB to 1.18 PB of near-line LTO capacity
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces the release of the SXL-5000, a high performance scalable LTO archive that is designed for video applications. The SXL-5000 base model has 210 TB of near-line LT O capacity and scales to 1.18 PB. This is the equivalent of 9,000 to 50,000 hours of HD video, recorded at 50 Mbits/s.
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Fraunhofer IIS’ easyDCP Now Available in Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 10 to Enhance the Post-Production Workflow
Blackmagic Design’s post-production suite is now enhanced with generation, encryption and playback of digital cinema packages thanks to easyDCP plug-ins from Fraunhofer IIS
Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Circuits IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, and Blackmagic Design, a world leader in digital TV and film technology, announces the general availability of Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve 10 with the core functionality of Fraunhofer IIS’ department of Moving Picture Technologies’ easyDCP software suite. This integration provides the ability to easily generate, encrypt and play back digital cinema packages (DCP).
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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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Salesforce’s Storytelling Arm Capitalizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage
News: Salesforce’s Storytelling Arm Capitalizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared StorageHeadquartered in San Francisco, CA, cloud-computing powerhouse Salesforce is impacting the ways in which enterprise businesses interact with customers, partners and employees. Its popular CRM and sales applications have attracted clients like Facebook, Wells Fargo, Virgin America, Activision, GE and more – providing the company with a wealth of success stories to share. To communicate these narratives, the company leans on an internal creative team known as Storyforce. Led by Director, Senior Producer Clayton Talmon, Storyforce develops 30 pieces of video content per month on average, which are created in part by leveraging a Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system to securely store and manage assets.
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EditShare Releases Lightworks Version 11.5 for Linux and Windows
EditShare is proud to announce the release of Lightworks 11.5, its popular cross-platform editing software, which now includes some major changes to the Pro and Free versions.
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Editshare Releases Flow 3 Media Asset Management Solution
EditShare’s exceptionally powerful media asset management solution boasts advanced automation, web-based remote access, enhanced metadata capabilities, and support for any file type
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has released a new version of its acclaimed Flow media asset management solution. Flow 3 offers substantial new features such as AirFlow for web-based remote access and Flow Automation for designing smart, time-saving templates that automate repetitive tasks like file copying, deleting, transcoding and archiving. The new Flow 3 release also features significant UI enhancements, including vastly improved cuts-only editing, enhanced drag-and-drop facilities, and support for third-party storage.
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Codex In 2014 Awards Season
News: Codex In 2014 Awards SeasonCodex digital recording and workflow products harnessed by nine motion pictures in 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and ASC Awards nominations
Codex is delighted to announce that its digital workflow and recording products were extensively used in the production pipelines of nine motion pictures nominated at the prestigious 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards.
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SIM Digital Toronto to Host Technology Showcase on January 30
News: SIM Digital Toronto to Host Technology Showcase on January 30The latest cameras, lenses, lighting, camera accessories, workflow technology and much more to be featured in Las Vegas-themed event.
Some of the world’s leading manufacturers of camera systems, lenses, lighting equipment, workflow technology and other film and television production gear will be on hand as SIM Digital, along with PS Production Services and Bling Digital, hosts its SIM Technology Showcase on January 30th. Held annually at SIM’s headquarters in Toronto, the showcase has become a can’t miss event for seasoned and emerging production professionals seeking to connect with industry experts. Exhibitors at this year’s event will include ARRI, which will be showing the ARRI AMIRA, its new documentary-style camera, for the first time in Canada. Sony will be demonstrating new workflows for its popular F55 camera system.
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Marquis to Showcase Enhanced Functionality of Project Parking and Medway at NAB 2014
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has announced it will showcase the new functionality of its archive and retrieve solution, Project Parking, as well as the enhanced control capabilities of its flagship media integration solution, Medway, at NAB 2014 on booth SL13405.
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NewTek Gets International Java Jazz Festival Swinging Live In HD
Festival uses six TriCasters with goal of increasing online audience to 100,000 viewers per day
NewTek today announced that organizers of the 10th Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival are using six TriCaster multi-camera video production systems to live stream the three-day musical event in HD on three YouTube channels. By using a trio of TriCaster 8000’s and three more TriCaster 460’s, online audiences will be able to watch whatever live performances they choose from four main stages at the Jakarta International Expo in Indonesia. For the first time they will also get to experience impromptu after-hours jam sessions live from the lounge at the nearby Hotel Borobudur. All cameras will record direct to the TriCasters for simple archival and video on demand purposes. Portions of the event will also be simulcast over three national Indonesian TV channels including FirstMedia HD, BigTV, and TelkomVision. The event runs Friday through Sunday, February 28 to March 2, 2014. More than 120,000 jazz aficionados are expected to attend plus an estimated 100,000 viewers per day over the Internet.
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Bling Digital to Host Panel on Post On Demand at Vancouver’s Digital Days Event
Emerging workflow technologies that are revolutionizing film and television post-production will be the focus of panel discussion hosted by SIM Digital’s Bling Digital unit as part of the 2nd Digital Days Conference and Expo in Burnaby, British Columbia.
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MOG Technologies teamed up with Active Circle Archive Solutions
Seamlessly managing your media contents, from ingest into archiving.
OG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with archive solutions provider Active Circle.
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ALT Systems Appoints New Director of Sales
News: ALT Systems Appoints New Director of SalesMichael Ogorek Joins as Sales Executive, Bringing Wealth of Experience to Company
ALT Systems, a full-service systems integrator and workflow solutions provider, has appointed Michael Ogorek to the new role of director of sales. Ogorek will be responsible for managing sales activities for all of ALT Systems’ products and services including Autodesk® Creative Finishing products, Colorfront’s on-set dailies solutions, game development packages, compositing, editing, color correction, restoration, data storage, networking, rendering, archiving and large format film recording solutions.
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EditShare Qualifies Mac OS X 10.9 for Its High-Performance Shared Storage, Media Asset Management and Archiving Solutions
Solutions facilitate advanced media sharing for Mavericks-based Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro and Pro Tools editing systems
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatibility for all EditShare shared storage, Flow media asset management and Ark archiving and backup products.
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Brennen Dicker Joins SIM Digital Atlanta to Lead Post Operations
News: Brennen Dicker Joins SIM Digital Atlanta to Lead Post OperationsSIM Digital today announces that Brennen Dicker has joined its Atlanta office as Post Production Manager. Dicker, who previously served as Director of Post Production Sales at Crawford Media Services, arrives with broad experience in all aspects of film and television production, and deep ties to Atlanta’s production community. In his new role, he will lead SIM Atlanta’s Bling Digital unit which provides a variety of leading-edge data management, dailies processing and post production services to film and television productions. SIM Digital also maintains facilities in Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax and Beijing.
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Quantel Genetic Engineering 2 delivers workflow max for Pablo Rio
New shared storage solution boosts productivity, teamworking and flexibility for post
Quantel today announced the launch of Genetic Engineering 2. GE2 is Quantel's second generation shared storage solution for post that delivers new levels of flexibility, performance and productivity for Quantel Pablo Rio color and finishing system users. The original Genetic Engineering transformed the efficiency of many post houses; GE2 will do the same for today's multi-resolution post world.
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Miranda to Discuss Key Production, Playout and Monitoring Solutions at BVE 2014
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, will welcome visitors and hold detailed discussions regarding its latest solution offerings on Stand J05 during BVE 2014. The event takes place at ExCeL London from 25-27 February.
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Dalet Drives Efficiency at i24news Multilingual Newsroom Operation
Dalet News Suite at the core of i24news’ state-of-the-art newsroom; 90-day facility rollout led by Dalet
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions software and services for content producers, has provided its powerful and highly versatile turnkey system, Dalet News Suite, for Israel’s new 24-hour news channel, i24news. Based in Jaffa port, Tel Aviv, the broadcaster transmits in three languages: English, French and Arabic, via a combination of satellite, cable and Internet. The impressive installation features the MAM-driven Dalet News Suite solution, two Dalet Brio 4:4 ingest and playout servers, Harmonic ProMedia Carbon transcoders, Quantum LTO Tape Library, and Brightcove CMS. In all, over 100 user workstations are deployed at i24news.
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Matrox Ships VS4Recorder Multi-Camera Recording App
News: Matrox Ships VS4Recorder Multi-Camera Recording AppFree software included with Matrox VS4 quad HD capture card is ideal for recording multi-camera productions of concerts, sports and other live events
Matrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of VS4Recorder™, a new standalone multi-camera recording app bundled with Matrox VS4 quad HD capture cards at no additional cost. VS4Recorder gives live event producers complete independent control over capture of the four inputs connected to the VS4 to create files for use with popular editing apps from Adobe, Apple and Avid and for archiving. AVI files can be created using the high-quality Matrox MPEG 2 I-Frame codec. MOV QuickTime files can be created using DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50 and DVCPRO HD.
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Cache-A Appoints Mediacast As Middle East Distributor
News: Cache-A Appoints Mediacast As Middle East DistributorCache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today announced it has appointed MediaCast as its distributor for the UAE and wider Middle East region. Chosen for its technological prowess and market knowledge of the Middle Eastern media and entertainment industry, MediaCast has made an immediate impact having already secured several Cache-A sales to leading broadcasters, post-production facilities and cultural institutions.
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Mongolian National Public Radio Chooses NOA Audio Solutions for Digital Archive
News: Mongolian National Public Radio Chooses NOA Audio Solutions for Digital ArchiveMongolian National Public Radio (MNB) has selected an archiving solution from NOA Audio Solutions to power the broadcaster’s move to a completely digital archive. More than 20,000 hours of audio materials stored on tape, cassette, CD, and digital files – representing the bulk of the country’s audio broadcasting heritage – will be archived using the new system.
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Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock Knock
News: Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock KnockIn 2010, veteran editor Daniel Chaput De Saintonge launched Knock Knock – a creative production studio serving marketing, advertising and PR agencies. Supported by a 12-person team and robust technological workflow, the East London-based company specializes in video, film and animation production and has worked on several projects for clients like Burberry, De Beers, and the British Government.
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SMPTE U.K. Regional Seminar To Focus On Effective Use Of IP Networks For Digital Media Workflows
Seminar Will Pack IP Technology Essentials for All Media Professionals Into Engaging One-Day Events 11 and 12 Feb. in London and Salford
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it is bringing its "Digital Media: Production to Distribution Using IP" seminar to the U.K. in February. Led by SMPTE Fellow Bruce Devlin and Ben Davenport of AmberFin on 11 Feb. in London and 12 Feb. in Salford, the U.K. Regional Seminar will address the use of media over IT networks in both streaming and file-based workflows.
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Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student Broadcasting
News: Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student BroadcastingFrom crafting on-air scripts to producing and editing interviews, University of Hartford's STN Channel 2 encourages students to get their feet wet in the broadcast field early on. Each week, students are tasked with creating a 30-minute live broadcast covering campus, local, national and world news, which airs on the university’s network and online. Throughout production and post, participants are given access to a newsroom equipped with the latest cameras, editing gear and storage – including a Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage System to assist with the management of large video files.
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MOG Technologies partners with FileCatalyst
Achieving the highest performance file-based workflows with exceptional file transfers
MOG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution.
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Advanced Systems Group Adds Patrick Kennedy To Bolster Los Angeles Sales Efforts
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, today announced that Patrick Kennedy has joined its Los Angeles-based sales team, effective Dec. 1. He will manage media and entertainment accounts throughout Southern California, specializing in enterprise storage systems, archiving, asset management, and broadcast technologies.
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TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlock
News: TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlockLocated in the heart of Austin, TX, TBD Post delivers creative editorial, color grading and finishing for commercials, TV series and independent films. Since its inception in 2011, the boutique shop has collaborated on campaigns for brands such as the NHL, IBM, Shiner Beer and Verizon Wireless; TV shows for A&E, TLC, TNT and the Discovery Channel; and indie films like "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story." One of TBD Post's latest undertakings - a MySpace "Portfolio" campaign featuring short films with artists Hit-Boy, Ace Da God, Findlay and Amadéus - debuted in October 2013. To streamline the storage and management of media for all of these projects, TBD Post depends on a Facilis TerraBlock.
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Navigation Films Cruises Into 4K Post with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Navigation Films Cruises Into 4K Post with Facilis TerraBlockNavigation Films Co-Owner and Managing Director Mike Charlton moved to Dubai in 2003 to launch a local facility for Atlas Television – a UK-based video kit rental house.
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Matrox at BVE 2014 — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliance, live production streaming systems, a new multi-camera recording app and a 4K video monitoring card will be featured
At BVE 2014 (Excel London, Feb. 25-27, Stand H19), Matrox® Video will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, live production streaming systems, a new multi-camera recording app, and a 4K video monitoring card. In addition, multiviewers and scan converters will be on display.
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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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Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY Enhances Fan Experience For Ottawa Senators NHL Games
Arena’s production team credits durability, ease of use, and archiving capabilities as key features of instant replay system
The Ottawa Senators recently upgraded the production capabilities of its multipurpose home arena, Canadian Tire Centre, focusing on a new LED score board, cameras, fiber infrastructure and a complete control room overhaul. The control room project included replacing its older SD gear with new, all-digital HD switchers, routers and replay system that would meet the production crew’s specific requirements.
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Camerimage 2013 Award Winners Deliver On-Screen Magic With Codex
News: Camerimage 2013 Award Winners Deliver On-Screen Magic With CodexGolden and Silver Frog, both 3D winners, plus special screeners all shot with Codex workflows
Codex has issued congratulations to the multiple award-winning cinematographers whose digital features, photographed using Codex recording platforms, won in competition at the 2013 Camerimage Festival of Cinematography. Six movies, with budgets ranging from $1m to $100m, screened at the festival with the cinematographers reporting significant on-screen gains having used Codex at the heart of their production workflows.
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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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ProMAX’s Platform Server Adds Cross-Platform Adobe After Effects Rendering
The only shared storage system that offers AE renders for networks serving both Windows and Mac
ProMAX Systems, the manufacturer of shared storage servers and video editing workstations, has added another significant feature set to the Platform shared storage server line. This new and unique functionality allows both Windows and Mac clients running Adobe After Effects (AE) to submit render jobs to the Platform. This capability eliminates running time-consuming renders on workstations, freeing them to get back to creative tasks. The ProMAX Platform servers are the only shared storage systems on the market that offer this cross-platform, After Effects rendering functionality.
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The Production Process EXTRA: Archiving DataThe Production Process EXTRA: Archiving Data
In this digital media world, it's imperative to not only have enough media array space to do your work, but also to store and protect that media for the long term. Biscardi Creative Media have been using a very simple method going on four years now with great success, and discuss the details in this article.
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Sony Media Cloud Services Debuts New & Enhanced ServicesSony Media Cloud Services Debuts New & Enhanced Services
Sony Media Cloud Services just debuted three new production applications (RoughCut, AudioReview and VideoReview) as well as integration of Sony’s wireless camera adapter. The cloud service has already been in heavy use at Sony Pictures, and is newly adapated by broadcasters and other media and entertainment organizations.
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CatDV Enhances Production of JPL/NASA Exploration ProgramsCatDV Enhances Production of JPL/NASA Exploration Programs
When Explorer 1, built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), launched into orbit in 1958 successfully marking the United States' first entry into space, America's excitement for space exploration was ignited. For over 50 years, JPL has continued to explore the solar system, other stars and galaxies with robotic spacecraft, amassing huge data files along the way. JPL's television production facility is tasked with archiving and preserving the historical content of over 50 years of media files from the early days of rocketry and interstellar space exploration. JPL clearly needed a powerful asset management system, and found a powerful tool in CatDV.
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NAB 2013: Bob Zelin: The Evolution & RevolutionNAB 2013: Bob Zelin: The Evolution & Revolution
Calling Bob Zelin one of the industry's most respected voices of engineering and systems experience is an understatement. (We might also have to add "most feared.") For over 20 years, he has been at the leading edge of building next-generation post houses and broadcast facilities using the latest, greatest, and most affordable new technology. He's also been around long enough to have seen through an awful lot of hype, so when Bob drops the "R" word, it's because he really believes it's revolutionary himself. His coverage of the 2013 NAB Show is once again don't-miss reading.
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Archiving Video With HPArchiving Video With HP's New LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 Tape Drive
For years, Helmut Kobler has used LTO tape to archive footage and projects that he couldn't afford to ever lose. When HP recently released the industry's first desktop LTO-6 tape drive, the Ultrium 6250 ($4199 list), Kobler couldn't resist its upgraded tape capacity and speed. Here's his hands-on report of using the 6250 on a Mac.
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In this digital media world, it's imperative to not only have enough media array space to do your work, but also to store and protect that media for the long term. We've been using a very simple method going on four years now and in response to a question I...
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Workflow: HELIOS is the bomb diggity!
So I have to admit. HELIOS never looked so cool then they do today! I've known about them for years. I just never had a reason to boast about them! I don't care if you're big or small. Your competitors are running HELIOS software. Especially if your in the Print...
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Continuing Tales of an FCP Switcher - Our CS6 Workflow, for now
Our third entry in the continuing tales of our switch from Final Cut Pro to anything else. Today we're talking Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and the workflow we've developed for a current broadcast series. Before you read this, yep, it's a bit convoluted but we fully expect this to smooth...
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Learn Media Composer Lesson 37: Media Organization
Project Archiving: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer's e-mail about the organization of media outside of MC/Symphony, and then shows you how using a free, third-party media management application will simplify your archiving process.
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Archiving Your Projects: The Project Manager
In this Premiere Pro video tutorial Andrew Devis outlines how to use the Project Manager to create both trimmed and full archived projects ready with all your footage to put on an external hard drive and save...
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AE Workflow Tips #1: AE Duplication
In this Video Tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz helps you improve your workflow through the use of duplication in After Effects. Topics covered include duplicating layers, render settings, overwriting renders, and creating videotape containing both RGB and Alpha transparency information for archiving.
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