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Dalet Releases AmberFin Version 10.4
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, announced today the availability of AmberFin 10.4. The new update expands the versatility of the AmberFin multi-format transcode platform by adding support for new operating systems (OS), easier handling of closed captions, and enhanced codec processing that further improves interoperability. The new Dalet AmberFin version 10.4 features include:
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Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldDeLuca Photography and Video Productions (Akron, OH) is making Panasonic’s new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld its primary camera for live events. The full-service media production company, co-founded more than 13 years ago by brothers John and Matt DeLuca, routinely covers live assignments in the metro Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Medina, OH markets and beyond.
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New Jersey-Based Davideo Multimedia Fields Event/Corporate Projects With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: New Jersey-Based Davideo Multimedia Fields Event/Corporate Projects With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldDave Hall, principal of Davideo Multimedia (Berkeley Heights, NJ) recently invested in Panasonic’s new AJ-PX270 P2 HD camcorder for his roster of corporate/event assignments, including ongoing work shooting performance videos for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
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North Carolina DP Glen Kantziper Fields Diverse Broadcast And Corporate Assignments With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld
News: North Carolina DP Glen Kantziper Fields Diverse Broadcast And Corporate Assignments With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD HandheldGlen Kantziper, owner/operator of KPSR, Inc. (Greensboro, NC), purchased an AJ-PX270 camcorder, Panasonic’s first P2 HD handheld with AVC-ULTRA recording, as soon as it became available this spring. Since then, he has used the PX270 on many of the wide-ranging corporate and broadcast assignments that are the foundation of his production company.
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Upgrades Broadcast Facility with Four Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD Studio Cameras
News: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Upgrades Broadcast Facility with Four Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD Studio CamerasWith Field Segments Shot on VariCam® 3700s, Signature ‘Electronic Field Trips’ Series Will Be Broadcast in HD on PBS Stations and Cable Channels
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, which operates the world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg, VA, has just installed four Panasonic AK-AC3800 studio cameras as part of an overall HD upgrade of its broadcast studio. For the past four years, the Foundation has assigned its extensive field production assignments to a pair of Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 HD VariCam camcorders.
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ToolsOnAir Releases New Updates to Flagship Products
News: ToolsOnAir Releases New Updates to Flagship ProductsToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering, a leader in powerful, intuitive QuickTime-based applications for video broadcast professionals, is delivering on product announcements made at this year's NAB Convention in April. Today, ToolsOnAir officially releases version 1.7 of just:in, and version 1.8 of just:play and just:live.
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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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Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)
News: Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will showcase the new fire-power of its MX and RX record, ingest and transcode platforms in support of 4K and JPEG2000 production, plus the very latest international HD broadcast delivery standards, during NAB 2014, Las Vegas, at the Cinedeck booth #SL14317.
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What's new at NAB 2014 from ToolsOnAir
ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering continues to pioneer the most innovative and comprehensive broadcast suite available for the Mac OS platform.
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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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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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Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2
News: Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2Gopro, Cineform, XAVC, XAVC-S, RED R3D, Snapdragon 4K And More
Cinemartin announces the release of Cinec 3.X, the acclaimed windows video converter & encoder software tool that allows to convert videos to state of the art quality codec formats, popular by including Prores, H.264 and HEVC H.265 among others, has released a major version named 3.X, now supporting videos recorded from GOPRO cameras, Cineform files and SI Cineform ((Silicon Image Cineform camera format)), Sony’s XAVC, XAVC-S and RED .r3d files from One, Scarlet,and Dragon up to 6K. This major release also includes support for 4K videos recorded with Snapdragon 800 series devices including the Galaxy Note 3 and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5.
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Panasonic Debuts 4K Camera/Recorder, Varicam 35, With New Super 35MM MOS Sensor, AVC-Ultra Codecs For 4K
News: Panasonic Debuts 4K Camera/Recorder, Varicam 35, With New Super 35MM MOS Sensor, AVC-Ultra Codecs For 4KUltimate Image Production for Cinema and Episodic Drama; Breakthrough Modular Design Enables Docking Either 4K or 2/3-Inch Camera Head to Same Recording Module
Panasonic today unveiled a 4K camera/recorder, VariCam® 35, that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and the company’s AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs. The new camera’s superb image handling in multiple formats including 4K, UHD, 2K and HD make it an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, and commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events.
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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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Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show Offerings
News: Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show OfferingsCompany’s First P2 HD Handheld Camcorder with AVC-ULTRA Recording, New ExpressP2 Card for High-Frame Rate Recording, 2 M/E Live Switcher among Other Advance Announcements
Panasonic today made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair of the company’s signature VariCam® cameras, one a 4K VariCam that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor, the second a third-generation, 2/3” VariCam that features 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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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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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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Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery Standards
News: Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery StandardsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, has announced significant new product and software releases supporting 4K production and the latest HD delivery standards now being adopted by major broadcasters worldwide.
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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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Image Factory Productions Captures Music Luminaries with Panasonic Professional Cameras and Projectors
News: Image Factory Productions Captures Music Luminaries with Panasonic Professional Cameras and ProjectorsWhen two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famers folk-rock legends Crosby, Stills and Nash performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last spring, the New York Times called it a ”conjoining of colossi” with the trio’s harmonies juxtaposed with the orchestra’s distinctive swing. The performance, which was captured with an assortment of Panasonic P2 HD camcorders and remote HD cameras, is expected to be released on DVD next year.
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Acrovid releases FootageStudio v1.0
Essential video tool featuring from fast transcoding to complete video workflow: standards conversions,frame rate conversions, HD/SD conversions and denoise among major features.
Acrovid Technologies today announced the immediate availability of FootageStudio, a stand alone video processor which gives video professionals, advanced amateurs and consumer video enthusiasts a high quality video processing workflow, featuring from fast transcoding to edit-ready or consumer video formats, to complete video transformation. FootageStudio produces high quality videos in consumer formats, and in edit-ready or mezzanine codecs like DNxHD, simplifying post-production by speeding up the edits.
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Jay Leno Takes A Break From Comedy Circuit To Navigate Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas Formula 1 Course
News: Jay Leno Takes A Break From Comedy Circuit To Navigate Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas Formula 1 Course“Tonight Show” Host’s Motorsport Skills Documented with Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 HD 2/3-Inch Shoulder-Mounts
Jay Leno’s passion for vintage cars and machines that go fast is almost as well known as his matchless ability to land zingers during his “Tonight Show” monologues. No surprise, then, to find him at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas (COTA) behind the wheel of a McLaren 12C as part of a special track experience organized by the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team and Mobil 1.
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NTV Plus Selects Grass Valley Live Production Solutions for 2014 Winter Games
Russian broadcaster selects GV STRATUS, K2 SAN, K2 Summit, K2 Dyno, and EDIUS for multichannel sports production during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Grass Valley® today announced that it will provide Russian satellite broadcaster NTV Plus with several of its innovative live production solutions to deliver multichannel sports production for the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014. These solutions include a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 Storage Area Network (SAN), GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools with EDIUS® editing capabilities, and a K2 Dyno® S Replay Controller. The Grass Valley-NTV Plus collaboration was completed via Grass Valley’s long term Russian partner OKNO TV, alongside System Integrator PTS to deliver smooth installation of the Grass Valley solutions.
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Panasonic Announces Prioritised Development Of 4K Varicam Camera Recorder
News: Panasonic Announces Prioritised Development Of 4K Varicam Camera Recorder4K Varicam Features 4K Video Capture At 24P to 100/120P And Will Be Launched With New Ultra P2 Technology
In response to the growing worldwide demand for 4K production, Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions is prioritising the development of the 4K VariCam camera recorder. The VariCam will be a highly practical camera, boasting features and performance suitable not only for 4K cinema, but also HDTV content production. The camera is set for launch in 2014. Panasonic has also unveiled the development of the new Ultra P2 cards at IBC.
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Patients at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Cultivate Confidence, Healing and Video Skills In Hospital’s Child Life Zone
News: Patients at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Cultivate Confidence, Healing and Video Skills In Hospital’s Child Life ZoneState-of-the-Art Broadcast Studio is Equipped with P2 HD Camcorders
When country music superstar Garth Brooks walked into the new Child Life Zone at Cook Children’s Medical Center (Fort Worth, TX), he exclaimed, “"I had to be 50 and have a record deal before I got something like this,” at the sight of the professional broadcast and recording studio. The $1.5 million studio, originating up to three live shows a day that are broadcast 24/7 on a closed circuit channel throughout the 456-room facility, is outfitted with several Panasonic P2 HD camcorders—two AG-HPX370s, an AG-HPX250 and AG-HVX200A—an AW-HE50S remote HD camera, and several remote and shading controllers.
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Michigan State Spartans Rely on Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Remote HD Cameras for Football Coaching Analysis
News: Michigan State Spartans Rely on Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Remote HD Cameras for Football Coaching AnalysisStrains of “On the banks of the Red Cedar” will be wafting through the evening air as the Michigan State Spartans take on Western Michigan at home on Friday, August 30, the opening game of the season. For the past several years, Spartans football has counted on Panasonic P2 HD camcorders and remote HD cameras to capture video for coaching analysis.
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Switzerland's Canal9 Migrates to HD with Grass Valley Solutions
Swiss TV station transitions seamlessly from SD to HD with K2 Summit, GV STRATUS, EDIUS and GV Edge System addresses requirements for cost-effective, resource-efficient solution
Canal9, based in Sierre, Switzerland, has selected several Grass Valley® solutions to enable its transition from SD to HD services. Grass Valley has supplied a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 SAN server configuration, the GV STRATUS® application framework for nonlinear production including EDIUS® editing capabilities, and GV Edge™ integrated playout system. Canal9 has signed a 5-year agreement with Grass Valley.
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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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Wellen+Nöthen Selects Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay Systems for Live Event Coverage
Meets the needs of broadcasters and OB companies to cover premium live events
Grass Valley® has supplied Wellen+Nöthen, a specialist in innovative IT and AV solutions, with a number of its K2 Dyno® Replay Systems, which will be available for rent to nationally and internationally operating OB companies and broadcasters covering live events. Wellen+Nöthen customers will be able to rent the Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay systems as single units or as part of a full end-to-end workflow of solutions for live production.
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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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Magicsoft Releases Upgrade for Magicsoft Playout
Latest Version Adds Support for Customizable As-Run Logs, LAV Filters and more
Magicsoft Ltd. has released its latest version of Magicsoft Playout, version 6.4. Magicsoft Playout is a Windows 7 based Client-Server playlist application that sequences video clips for playout using Blackmagic Design Intensity, Decklink or Multibridge products. Playlists can be created on different systems as well as on the playout system using Magicsoft's Playlist Editor which is provided with the software at no additional charge. The latest release of the software includes support for customizable As-Run Logs, for freeware LAV decoders and for the creation of playlists by importing data from .txt files.
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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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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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James River Assembly Transitions To Live Hd Broadcasts Of Worship Services With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Camcorders
News: James River Assembly Transitions To Live Hd Broadcasts Of Worship Services With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD CamcordersJames River Assembly, a diverse, two- campus church site in Springfield, Missouri, recently completed an installation of six Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders as the key component in its upgrade to live high-definition broadcast of weekly worship services.
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Mountain West Digital Network Captures Division One Collegiate Sports With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount
News: Mountain West Digital Network Captures Division One Collegiate Sports With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-MountThe Mountain West Digital Network (Colorado Springs, CO), established last year to cover Division One college sports played by the member schools of the Mountain West Conference, has invested in the Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder as its primary acquisition camera, with back-up provided by a pair of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handhelds.
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Grass Valley Launches Multi-City K2 Dyno Training Tour and Leasing Program
Training and leasing will address a growing need by broadcasters for more K2 Dyno operators and cost-efficient integration in key regions
In a continual effort to make live production more cost-effective, Grass Valley® is rolling out a K2 Dyno® Replay System leasing program as well as a training tour in several cities across the U.S. and internationally to meet a growing demand by broadcasters and media organizations for a greater pool of trained operators, Super Users, and trainers. The training tour successfully began in Europe, with a first stop in Cologne, Germany held in April. The U.S. leg of the training tour kicks off May 14-16 in San Francisco and will head to Los Angeles and the East Coast before going overseas again.
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Panasonic Unveils AJ-PD500 MicroP2 Half-Rack Recorderwith AVC-ULTRA Recording
News: Panasonic Unveils AJ-PD500 MicroP2 Half-Rack Recorderwith AVC-ULTRA RecordingClass200 Option Delivers Master-Quality Recording, Visually Lossless Compression; AVC-LONGG Affords High-Quality, Small File Size Recording at 6-50Mbps
Panasonic today announced the AJ-PD500, its first P2 HD recorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots. The PD500 is also the first P2 deck that will record in full-resolution, 10-bit 1080/60p (in AVC-Intra Class100).
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Panasonic Announces 2/3-Inch, 3-Chip AJ-PX5000G AVC-Ultra P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With MicroP2 Card Slots, AVC-LongG
News: Panasonic Announces 2/3-Inch, 3-Chip AJ-PX5000G AVC-Ultra P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With MicroP2 Card Slots, AVC-LongGClass200 Option Delivers Master Quality Recording for Network-Level Program Creation, Film Outs and Large Screen Display; AVC-LONGG Affords High-Quality, Small File Size Recording at 6-50Mbps
Panasonic today announced the AJ-PX5000G, its first P2 HD camcorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots. The 2/3-inch, 2.2M 3-MOS camera combines superb image production, light weight and innovative expandability. The PX5000 features 720p and 1080p/i recording, and is the first P2 camcorder that will record in full-resolution, 10-bit 1080/60p (in AVC-Intra Class100). AVC-LongG is standard.
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Griffin Communications Doubles Investments In Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders With Purchase Of AG-HPX370 Shoulder-Mounts, AG-HPX250 Handhelds For Oklahoma City CBS Affiliate KWTV
News: Griffin Communications Doubles Investments In Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders With Purchase Of AG-HPX370 Shoulder-Mounts, AG-HPX250 Handhelds For Oklahoma City CBS Affiliate KWTVTulsa CBS Affiliate KOTV Shoots HD News in AVC-Intra 50
Griffin Communications, an Oklahoma owned and operated multi-media company reaching over 90 percent of Oklahoma households with its properties, recently purchased 16 AG-HPX370 P2 HD shoulder-mounts and five AG-HPX250 P2 HD handhelds for ENG, sports and promotions for CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City, OK.
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Denali Media Holdings Makes Alaska-Sized Purchase Of Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mounts And AK-HC1500G HD Cameras For Anchorage CBS Affiliate
News: Denali Media Holdings Makes Alaska-Sized Purchase Of Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mounts And AK-HC1500G HD Cameras For Anchorage CBS AffiliateDenali Media Holdings (Anchorage, AK), a subsidiary of General Communication, Inc. (GCI), recently purchased 17 Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders for ENG and eight AK-HC1500G HD cameras for in-studio use at the Anchorage CBS affiliate. Denali also bought four AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorders with AVC-Intra recording.
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Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation Varicam With Native 1080p, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting
News: Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation Varicam With Native 1080p, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting2/3-Inch, 3-Chip EFP Camera Offers 12-bit 4:4:4 Recording for Commercial Production and Indie Filmmaking, and 4:2:2 10-Bit for Sports, Natural History, Documentaries & Live Events
Panasonic today advanced its VariCam® brand with the announcement of a third-generation model that improves upon the camera’s signature features—off-speed shooting and film-like image production—while incorporating the company’s new AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs.
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Panasonic Debuts 3rd-Generation Varicam With Native 1080P, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting
News: Panasonic Debuts 3rd-Generation Varicam With Native 1080P, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed ShootingAlso Announces Native 4K Resolution LCD Production Monitor
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual convention, Panasonic has unveiled its third-generation VariCam® HD production camera, and a new 31” LCD production monitor with native 4K resolution for 4K/2K/HD cinema production. The recently announced AJ-PX5000G and AJ-PD500, the company’s first P2 HD camcorder and recorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots, will be shown for the first time here.
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Avid AirSpeed 5000 Delivers Slow Motion, Fast Ingest-to-Air, and Continuous Record
News: Avid AirSpeed 5000 Delivers Slow Motion, Fast Ingest-to-Air, and Continuous RecordVersion 2.5 of video server adds key capabilities for high-quality news, sports, and TV entertainment production
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced the latest version Avid AirSpeed® 5000, providing broadcasters with valuable new capabilities for producing compelling news, sports, and TV entertainment content.
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Media 100 Expands Support for AJA and Matrox Hardware
New Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 Now Available
Media 100, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for corporate, broadcast, and post-production, today announced that Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.3 is now available. Media 100 Suite v2.1.3 adds support for AJA’s Io Xt, Io Express, T-TAP, and KONA LHe Plus video I/O hardware as well as Matrox’s Mojito MAX.
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Dalet Features New Dalet Brio Video Server I/O Combinations at NAB 2013
Increased I/O port capabilities on a single server provides increased density and flexibility for News, Sports, Studio and MAM workflows
Dalet Digital Media Systems is announcing new configurations for the Dalet Brio servers that offer broadcasters tremendous flexibility for all types of ingest, production and playout workflows at NAB 2013 held in Las Vegas from April 8 – 11, 2013 (Booth SL4524). The Brio servers can now be scaled to a maximum of 12 ports in a single server, through a four-port extension board, offering tremendous density and flexibility to broadcasters. When combined with the range of Dalet or third-party tools, the Dalet Brio servers provide even greater versatility with more improvements for workflows in news, sports, studio production and MAM.
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Guatemala's Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios Christian Church to Produce World-Class HD Programming with Grass Valley Live Production Solutions
Grass Valley deployment includes complete HD solution for Live Production, including LDX Première, K2 Summit 3G, Kayak HD, and Kayenne XL Panel.
Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios—the largest and fastest growing church in Guatemala—has selectedGrass Valley® Live Production solutions to outfit its new church in order to produce high-quality programs for church members and viewers. Daily, Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Dios airs Latin America’s number one rated Christian program on TBN's “Enlace” as well as Daystar’s “Casa de Dios” and “Noches de Gloria”. The programs are seen throughout the U.S., Central and South America, and parts of Europe.
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Snell to Demonstrate Real-Time, IP-based Video Streaming for Content Transfer at 2013 NAB Show
New IP-Based Interfaces for Snell Modular, Production Switching, and Routing Systems Offer Broadcasters a Smooth Transition to IP Workflows
In booth N1820 at the 2013 NAB Show, Snell will feature a demonstration of seamless content transfer via real-time IP links that showcase the powerful new IP-based, real-time interfaces for the company's Kahuna 360 production switcher, IQ Modular range, and Sirius 800 Advanced Hybrid Processing router.
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Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media Composer
News: Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media ComposerPanasonic has announced AVC-ULTRA plug-ins for Avid Media Composer 6.5, both Mac and Windows versions.
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Matrox at the 2013 NAB Show — Product Preview
News: Matrox at the 2013 NAB Show — Product PreviewNew additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including live streaming production systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, OEM products, KVM extenders and video distribution over IP solutions
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing booth SL4616 at the 2013 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 8-11). Matrox Video will showcase live streaming production systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new KVM extension and video distribution over IP solutions. Several new product announcements and updates to existing products are expected at the show.
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Harris Broadcast Electrifies Media Workflows with NEXIO Volt™ Server
Compact, integrated platform increases channel counts, reliability, storage options and more for ingest and playout operations
Harris Broadcast introduces its next-generation, software-based NEXIO Volt™ server, addressing customer needs for higher channel counts in a compact form factor, while increasing options for robust media storage. Now shipping, the company will publicly unveil the new server at the CABSAT 2013 show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, taking place March 12-14 at the Dubai World Trade Center (Booth C7-10); and the 2013 NAB Show, taking place April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth N2502).
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Exhibition preview: ATG Broadcast at BVE 2013
News: Exhibition preview: ATG Broadcast at BVE 2013ATG Broadcast will promote its full range of systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation support services on stand K31 at Broadcast Video Expo 2013, London ExCel, 26-28 February 2013. Representatives attending the show will include Christoffer Kay, Clive Northen, Dave Whitaker, Alastair MacDonald and Jonathan Baker.
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Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 9.1 with Support for Retina Displays
Also includes FCP X Audition, new Sony and Avid codec support and DeckLink 4K Extreme integration
Blackmagic Design today announced a major release of DaVinci Resolve 9.1, the latest update to the world’s most advanced color correction tool. DaVinci Resolve 9.1 enables customers to use Resolve with Apple’s Macbook Retina technology, the world’s highest resolution notebook display. Retina based notebooks have quickly become one of the most popular tools in the post production world, and with 9.1, DaVinci Resolve will be able to run on the 15” Retina MacBook Pro at the best image quality setting.
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Warm Springs Productions, Reality TV Powerhouse, Shoots History, Travel Channel Series with Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders
News: Warm Springs Productions, Reality TV Powerhouse, Shoots History, Travel Channel Series with Panasonic P2 HD CamcordersWarm Springs Productions (Missoula, MT), specialists in rugged reality television production, has long made Panasonic P2 HD the company’s preferred acquisition format, recently shooting the highly-rated History series, Mountain Men, and the Travel Channel’s monster hit, Making Monsters, with the AJ-HPX3100 and AJ-HPX2000 2/3-inch shoulder-mounts. Warm Springs also deploys a number of AG-HPX370 P2 HD shoulder-mounts, AG-HVX200A P2 HD handhelds and AG-HCK10 POVCAM HD cameras as B cameras and for specialty shooting.
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MTI Film Releases Cortex
New family of on-set/near-set dailies solutions supports all camera systems and features tools for playback, color, synchronization, metadata and transcoding.
MTI Film announces the release of its groundbreaking Cortex line of software-based dailies solutions. Developed from the ground up to support today’s file-based production workflows, Cortex provides an all-in-one solution for digital media management with simple but powerful tools for playback, color, audio synchronization, metadata management and transcoding.
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Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDR
News: Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDRGrass Valley® announced today that, a newly designed and significantly improved T2™ family of intelligent digital disk recorders (iDDRs) that are ideally suited for live event production, post production, and video-on-demand applications. With increased format support and faster signal processing, the new T2 iDDRs streamline manual processes and automate key capabilities to significantly improve a wide variety of file-based workflows.
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Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television Series
News: Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television SeriesAG-HPX250 Camcorders with 10-Bit AVC-Intra Recording Assigned to Upcoming Lifetime Network Documentary Series
Production company Bray Entertainment (New York, NY) has expanded its utilization of Panasonic P2 HD gear with the addition of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorders with 10-bit, 4:2:2 ,full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording to its equipment arsenal. Prior, the company had been using Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 HD handhelds as primary cameras on its long-form programming (Discovery Network/nuvoTV’s reality series Mission Menu), pilots, commercials and development shoots.
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Independent Filmmaker Scott Carver Chronicles Oregon’s Hops Harvest With Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld With 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA Recording
News: Independent Filmmaker Scott Carver Chronicles Oregon’s Hops Harvest With Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld With 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA RecordingIndependent filmmaker Scott Carver is currently shooting a PBS-style documentary about the historic hops harvests in Oregon’s Willamette Valley with the Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld with 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording.
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Panasonic Announces Availability and Pricing for the Focus FS-P250WF Proxy Recorder for AG-HPX250/HPX255 P2 HD Handhelds
Panasonic announced today that the Focus FS-P250WF, a H.264 proxy recorder that enhances the P2 production process with streaming and support for long-form and cloud-based proxy workflows, will be available this month at a suggested list price of $1,555.00. The FS-P250WF has been developed by VITEC in conjunction with Panasonic.
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Panasonic Announces Delivery, Pricing Of AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With Lightest Weight, Unprecedented Flexibility, Low Power
News: Panasonic Announces Delivery, Pricing Of AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With Lightest Weight, Unprecedented Flexibility, Low PowerFuture-Proof Options Include AVC-ULTRA Recording
Panasonic announced today that its new AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording will deliver this month at a suggested list price of $14,950.
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Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 Recording
News: Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 RecordingPanasonic has announced a new generation of P2 solid-state recording media, the F series, including support of recording up to AVC-Intra Class 200 of the AVC-ULTRA codec family. Immediately available, the F series of 64GB, 32GB and 16GB P2 cards (models AJ-P2E064FG,
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Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld 10-Bit 4:2:2 AVC-INTRA Opens Doors for Michigan’s Hartwell Digital Media
Richard Hartwell, owner of Hartwell Digital Media (Petoskey, MI), is a one-man operation providing services including scripting, camera operation, lighting, sound, direction and editing to his clientele throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. His recent purchase of an AG-HPX250 Panasonic P2 HD handheld with full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording has elevated the quality of his work for local resorts, political campaigns, boat and auto dealerships and more.
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Cinedeck unleashes Cinedeck MX & latest RX/EX models at IBC 2012 (Stand 10.B44)
News: Cinedeck unleashes Cinedeck MX & latest RX/EX models at IBC 2012 (Stand 10.B44)Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will showcase the full range of its rack-mounted and portable solid-state recording, monitoring and playback systems at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, 7-11 September (c/o Oxygen DCT, Stand 10.B44). These include the European premiere of the new Cinedeck MX multi-channel recorder, plus the latest v3.5 versions of the Cinedeck RX Broadcast and RX Cine/444, and the Cinedeck EX.
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Anton/Bauer to Join Panasonic Broadcast Team
Industry and Event Expertise Position Companies for Gold-Winning Performance
Since 1992, Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, has been supporting Panasonic for the Olympic Games. At the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Anton/Bauer will once again take on this role for the Panasonic broadcast cameras, including the Panasonic AG-3DP1 integrated twin-lens 3D camera recorder, which will be equipped with Anton/Bauer’s DIONIC® HC battery.
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Guagua Productions Shoots Gritty Baseball Documentaries with Panasonic P2 HD Handheld Camcorders
News: Guagua Productions Shoots Gritty Baseball Documentaries with Panasonic P2 HD Handheld CamcordersBallplayer: Pelotero Scheduled to Premiere in Theatres, On-Demand and Online July 13
Jon Paley, co-owner of Guagua Productions (New York, NY), chose Panasonic P2 HD handheld camcorders to shoot the much anticipated documentary, Ballplayer: Pelotero, a stark glimpse into the world of big league recruiting in the Dominican Republic. Narrated by actor/writer John Leguizamo and Executive Produced by Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine, the documentary will debut in theatres, On-Demand and online via iTunes and Amazon July 13 after screening at many national and international film festivals throughout the spring and early summer.
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Calibrated Software Boosts Professional Video Workflows with an AVC-Intra QuickTime Encode Codec for PC and Mac
Calibrated Software, an innovator of applications and plug-ins for video, asset management and mobile platforms, has released Calibrated{Q} AVC-Intra Encode, a QuickTime Encode codec that enables exporting of up to 10-bit compressed AVC-Intra .MOV files from PC- and Mac-based applications that support QuickTime. Now available from http://www.calibratedsoftware.com, the product extends new options to professional content creators who need to export or deliver high-quality 10-bit compressed media from Windows or OSX platforms.
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Cinedeck Software Upgrades Ship With More Native Codecs, Including Dnxhd 444, Plus New 3D Stereo Visualization Tools
News: Cinedeck Software Upgrades Ship With More Native Codecs, Including Dnxhd 444, Plus New 3D Stereo Visualization ToolsCinedeck’s software-based architecture enables greater capability and faster development
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, continues to set new benchmarks in codec choice and operational capability with the release of its version 3.5 software for Cinedeck RX and portable Cinedeck EX record, monitoring and playback systems. Cinedeck systems already deliver unrivalled codec choice and toolsets to enable the fastest production workflow available, and the trailblazing highlights of the v3.5 release include even more native codec support, including DNxHD 444, DVCPro HD, DPX, XDCAM EX-1440, AVC-Intra, MPEG-IMX, JFIF Meridien, H.264 capture and playback, and Nanoflash MXF playback. (Features vary by model.)
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DP Bill Mills Documents ‘Big Cat Exposé’Safari with Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 Handheld with 10-Bit 4:2:2 Avc-Intra Recordin
News: DP Bill Mills Documents ‘Big Cat Exposé’Safari with Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 Handheld with 10-Bit 4:2:2 Avc-Intra RecordinVideo Travelogue Starring Southern Africa’s Endangered Leopards, Cheetahs and Lions Created for Company at the Forefront of Conservation Tourism
Emmy Award-winning Director of Photography Bill Mills recently returned from a 10-day safari to three of the most important big cat conservation areas in southern Africa, which he documented with the Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording.
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Colorfront Launches Transkoder Engine At NAB 2012
New workflow workhorse fits straight into existing facility architecture
– Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront has launched a new product line that automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion for studios and VFX facilities involved in motion picture and high-end TV production. The standalone Transkoder Engine is based on Colorfront’s award-winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, to deliver faster-than-realtime processing to transcode, decode, convert and process files for multiple deliverables.
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Full Range of RUSHWORKS Broadcast Servers and Television Production Systems Powered by Matrox DSX Developer Products
Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that video equipment manufacturer RUSHWORKS has chosen a variety of Matrox DSX Developer Products as the heart of its A-LIST, VDESK II, and REMO II systems. A-LIST is a single or multichannel broadcast server with an integrated bulletin board display ideal for TV stations, PEG channels, and IPTV operations.
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Matrox Ships New Multichannel 3G, HD, and SD I/O Cards for Developers
Cost-Effective Matrox DSX LE3 Cards Already Designed Into Professional Products From AmberFin and EditShare
Matrox® Video Products Group today introduced the Matrox DSX LE3 family of cost-effective I/O cards for developers of video servers, broadcast graphics systems, channel-in-a-box products, and live streaming solutions. These new cards, in conjunction with the industry-leading Matrox DSX SDK, enable equipment manufacturers to create innovative, rock-solid broadcast solutions at breakthrough price points.
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Bexel Helps Bring Broadcast Events Into Focus With Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Of Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Monitors
Cameras and Monitors Will Help Support Upcoming Summer Events
Bexel (2012 NAB Show Booth C6833), a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced a multi-million-dollar commitment to Panasonic with the purchase of the company’s newest P2 AJ-HPX3100 cameras as well as HPM-200 P2 mobiles, 64GB P2 cards and hundreds of 17”, 15” and 9” monitors and peripheral gear. The purchase is part of Bexel’s ongoing efforts to support broadcasters during this summer’s larger sporting events, as well as other sports-related and reality television productions.
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Lightworks is back. To the future
EditShare announces the official release of Lightworks is to be 28th May 2012 and demonstrates important new features including advanced Long-GOP editing for DSLRs and all popular camcorder formats
After a hugely successful 18-month beta program, EditShare is pleased to announce the official release of Lightworks, the world-class NLE, on the 28th of May 2012.
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Cinedeck EX V3.5 Gets Unveiled At NAB 2012
Cinedeck EX v3.5 supports XD-Cam/AVC-Intra codecs, plus third-party control functionality
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, has announced significant enhancements to its award-winning Cinedeck EX portable, multi-format, recording, monitoring and playback system, with the forthcoming release of Cinedeck EX v3.5.
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Hamburg Pro Media launches VirtualMXF for Final Cut Pro X
Hamburg Pro Media is pleased to announce VirtualMXF, the latest addition to the MXF4mac portfolio of professional video software. Since 2007 Hamburg Pro Media has enabled broadcasters and post-production professionals to use MXF video within Quicktime applications on Apple Macintosh computers with a minimum of effort and no loss of quality.
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FOR-A Unveils LTO-5 High-Capacity, Tape-Based Video Storage Appliance At NAB 2012
Building on its successful line of LTO-5 video archiving recorders, FOR-A will introduce the LTS-50 storage appliance at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 16-19 (Booth C5219). Using a network connection, it archives media files to LTO-5 high-capacity tape, regardless of file format.
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FOR-A Provides ‘Continuous Innovation’ At NAB 2012
New Product Highlights Include Compact 2 M/E Video Switcher and File-Based LTO-5 Video Storage Appliance
FOR-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will several new products at the 2012 NAB Show, which runs April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Designed around the company’s theme of “Continuous Innovation,” FOR-A’s NAB booth (C5219) will include a demonstration area as well as “islands” to showcase video switchers, processors, file-based products and specialty live demonstrations.
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New Cinedeck RX Software Release Expands Broadcast And Mobile OB Capabilities
News: New Cinedeck RX Software Release Expands Broadcast And Mobile OB CapabilitiesCinedeck RX v3.1 supports XD-Cam/AVC-Intra codecs, plus RS-422 remote control
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, has expanded the deployment capabilities of its Cinedeck RX, record monitoring and playback system, for broadcasters and mobile OB operators, with the release of Cinedeck RX v3.1.
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Avid Introduces Media Composer 6
The Industry’s Leading Editing System Raises the Bar with Openness and 64-bit Performance
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced new versions of its flagship video editing systems—Media Composer® version 6, NewsCutter® version 10 and Symphony® version 6. Building upon more than 20 years of product innovation and commitment to its professional users, these industry-leading professional editing systems today deliver new levels of openness, performance, collaboration and productivity—enabling independent professionals, post-production houses, broadcasters and all media companies to get their work done faster, work together on projects more effectively and reduce costs through greater productivity.
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Telestream Releases Episode 6.2 Video Encoding Software
New API features simplify integration with third-party systems; new ProRes 4:4:4:4, AVC-Intra, DPX image sequence and adaptive streaming format support increase value for professional and new media workflows
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the release of Episode® 6.2 multiformat video encoding software. New and improved API features expand Episode integration and control capabilities with third-party systems. The free version 6.2 update adds high-end ProRes 4:4:4:4 and AVC-Intra format support for professional workflows. New Microsoft Smooth Streaming and Apple HLS streaming formats improve the viewing experience for end users through a new Developer API Kit. In addition, Mac-based Episode video encoding products are now OS X Lion compatible.
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Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 HD Camcorders Capture University of Michigan Wolverines’ Gridiron Action for Coaching Analysis
News: Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 HD Camcorders Capture University of Michigan Wolverines’ Gridiron Action for Coaching AnalysisP2 Handheld Camcorder, Portable AVCCAM Recorders, DLP Projectors Round Out New Pro Video Equipment Investment
Beginning this season, college football’s all-time winningest team, the University of Michigan Wolverines, is shooting with Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 HD camcorders to capture game action and practices for coaching analysis.
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Panasonic Announces Target Availability/Pricing For AG-3DP1 3D P2 HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorder With Master-Quality 10 Bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra Recording
Panasonic Solutions Company today announced the target launch date and price information of AG-3DP1, a 3D twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder with 10 bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording which was introduced at NAB 2011 last April.
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EditShare Scores Big with Chelsea TV
Integrator Altered Images spearheads the upgrade to EditShare's fast, tapeless end-to-end production and playout workflow for English Premier League Football Club channel
EditShare®, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, announced that Chelsea TV, the London-based Premier League Football Club broadcaster, has upgraded their Stamford Bridge production facility with end-to-end EditShare tapeless production and playout technology: Geevs for managing multichannel ingest; EditShare Flow for asset management and live sports logging, fully integrated with the company's tiered storage solutions; XStream shared storage and Ark nearline and offline archiving. Altered Images, EditShare's premiere system integrator, oversaw the modern design and extensive implementation.
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EditShare Reveals Phase Two of the Lightworks Open Source Initiative at IBC 2011
The groundbreaking Lightworks Open Source project enters Phase Two; three-tier membership program, advanced stereoscopic features and expanded 3rd party support
EditShare®, the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, is pleased to announce Phase Two of the Lightworks Open Source initiative. The Phase Two roll out includes a three-tier Lightworks membership program; a slew of new editing and workflow capabilities including a native titling tool, stereoscopic support, and advanced interoperability; as well as a new keyboard designed specifically for Lightworks functions and shortcuts.
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FOR-A Displays Full Line; Highlights New Video Archive Recorder at IBC 2011
FOR-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, is showcasing a variety of products during IBC2011, which runs through 13 Sept. at the RAI Centre in Amsterdam (Hall 2, Stand A51).
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Panasonic AJ-PCD30 for super-fast P2 offloads now available
To help facilitate field production, Panasonic introduces a new three-slot P2 device that can offload AVC-Intra or DVCPRO HD at more than 12x over USB 3.0.
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University of South Carolina Athletics Make Broad Implementation of Panasonic P2 HD Gear
News: University of South Carolina Athletics Make Broad Implementation of Panasonic P2 HD GearVariCam 2700s, P2 HD Handhelds and Shoulder-Mounts Used for Coaching Shows Airing on FOX Sports South, Football Coaching Analysis, Game Web Streaming
As the University of South Carolina’s (Columbia, SC) Gamecocks prepare for the 2011 football season, sports journalists are predicting a repeat of the team’s historic 2010 SEC East championship win and beyond. The Gamecocks’ coaching and player accomplishments are already being documented with AJ-HPX2700 P2 HD VariCam® camcorders, which are being utilized to shoot the coaches’ show that, beginning August 28, will air Sundays on FOX Sports South.
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Panasonic Announces Pricing Of AG-HPX250 P2 HD Camcorder With Master-Quality 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra Recording
News: Panasonic Announces Pricing Of AG-HPX250 P2 HD Camcorder With Master-Quality 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra RecordingNew P2 HD Camera with 22X Zoom Lens and 1080/720p Variable Frame Rates Establishes New Image Quality Standard for Handheld HD Acquisition
Panasonic Solutions Company today announced that the new AG-HPX250, its first P2 HD handheld camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording, will be available later this month at the suggested list price of $5,995.
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Georgia Bulldogs Capture Video For Coaching Analysis With Panasonic AG-HPX370, AJ-HPX2000 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders
103” Pro Plasma Display a Centerpiece of Newly-Expanded Athletics Building
The University of Georgia Bulldogs of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have assigned video acquisition for coaching analysis to four Panasonic AG-HPX370 and two AJ-HPX2000 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders.
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DVFilm Releases Raylight Ultra 1.3 with Power Pack options
Today, DVFilm (dvfilm.com) releases the latest version of Raylight Ultra.
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JPL, Award-winning Communications Company, Invests in Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 HD Shoulder-mount Camcorders, AV-HS450N Multi-format Switcher for Studio and Field Event Production
News: JPL, Award-winning Communications Company, Invests in Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 HD Shoulder-mount Camcorders, AV-HS450N Multi-format Switcher for Studio and Field Event ProductionJPL (Harrisburg, PA), an integrated, strategic communications company specializing in video production, web development, learning solutions and meetings and events, has implemented a portable, HD multi-camera production system comprised of four AG-HPX370 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders and the AV-HS450N multi-format switcher.
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Ecuador's TC Television Upgrades Facility with Full Complement of Grass Valley HD Production Equipment
(National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) -- TC Television Ecuador, the highest rated television network in the country, operates two main TV stations (in Guayaquil and Quito) that provide viewers throughout Ecuador with the latest news and entertainment programming.
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Adobe Unveils Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium
Sweeping Productivity Enhancements and New Creative Innovations Boost End-to-End Workflows for Audio and Video Professionals
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium, the complete software solution for video and post-production that helps deliver content to virtually any screen.
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EditShare Revs Its Workflow from Asset Management to Archive
EditShare Flow , Energy & XStream (shared storage), Geevs (broadcast ingest/playout), and Ark (archiving) arrive to the big show with big new features
(Boston, Massachusetts--April 12, 2011) EditShare®, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, is showcasing its newly enhanced versatile media production workflow applications and tiered storage line up at the NAB 2011 exhibition.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Strategic Technology Partnership with Panasonic for Post Production of Panasonic 3D Cameras
ASSIMILATE Joins Panasonic 3D and P2 Partners Programs
ASSIMILATE (http://www.assimilateinc.com), the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, today announced its SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab™ digital cinema and broadcast tools will be the first to deliver world-class post-production support for the entire range of Panasonic professional digital cameras, including AG-3DA1, their current AVCHD based 3D camcorder and the AG-3DP1, an upcoming P2 AVC-Intra based stereoscopic 3D camcorder.
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Quantel introduces raft of new features for Enterprise sQ
News: Quantel introduces raft of new features for Enterprise sQCustomer feedback drives workflow-enhancing developments for the world's leading News & Sports production system
Quantel introduced a raft of new workflow-enhancing features and facilities for its widely used Enterprise sQ server-based production system at NAB. These cover resilience, streamlining playout, new management tools and deeper overall system integration, and benefit everyone in the production chain from ingest operators, journalists and producers to craft editors and playout managers.
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Avid Speeds Ingest to Playout for Customers using Panasonic AVC-Intra P2HD Format with New End-to-End Workflow Support
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that customers working with the P2HD format with AVC-Intra compression now have a simple, fast and high-quality ingest-to-playback workflow. Now, customers no longer have to transcode or re-wrap AVC-I recorded media before they can begin editing, sharing or distributing the content.
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Panasonic Announces New AJ-HPD2500 Solid-State P2 HD Recorder/Player With AVC-Intra Recording
News: Panasonic Announces New AJ-HPD2500 Solid-State P2 HD Recorder/Player With AVC-Intra Recording* Four-Rack Deck Fits into Existing Broadcast, Post, Sports Truck Infrastructures, Delivers Powerful Functionality for Editing, Recording, Network Connectivity *
Panasonic Solutions Company today introduced the AJ-HPD2500, a new solid-state P2 HD recorder that offers full 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra and DVCPRO/50/HD recording and playback as well as low-bit rate AVCHD transcoding (with optional card) along with extensive production features and versatile connectivity.
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I was on a shoot last week and I was trying to remember where to find the latest P2 and AVC Intra drivers from Panasonic. Seems like these keep getting updated and moved around, meaning its not always easy to find where this software lives. Sure you can bookmark the...
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