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Grass Valley Debuts New Products at IBC 2014
CopperHead, EDIUS, iControl and K-Frame to all be featured
Visitors to IBC 2014 will see a number of new products and solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. In addition to the full portfolio of proven solutions for broadcasters and media companies, Grass Valley will demonstrate CopperHead 3430AP, iControl Virtual Machine, the latest version of EDIUS 7.4 multiformat nonlinear editing software, and a sneak peek of the new K-Frame Sports package for Karrera Video Production Center—all being shown for the first time at the event. These products, which exemplify Grass Valley’s commitment to helping its customers remain future-ready, will be on display in Hall 1, Stand D11.
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Sound Devices Introduces FileSafe into Rack-Mounted Video and Audio Recorders
News: Sound Devices Introduces FileSafe into Rack-Mounted Video and Audio RecordersNew Mission-Critical Technology Protects Video and Audio Recordings from Unintentional Drive Removal and Power Loss
Sound Devices (IBC Show: Hall 8, Stand B59) introduces its unique FileSafe™ technology as part of its 2.02 firmware release for its multi-drive, network connected video and audio rack-mounted recorders. Incorporated into the Video Devices PIX products, including the 270i, 260i and 250i, as well as the Sound Devices 970, FileSafe recovers video and audio files if, during recording, drives are unintentionally removed or power is lost.
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Bluefish444 Introduces Epoch | 4K Neutron And Epoch | Neutron Low Profile Half Length Uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI I/O Video Cards
Applications Include SDK for 3Rd Party Developers, 4K 60p I/O Workflows, Digital Intermediary, Digital Content Creation, Video Servers, Encoding, Decoding & Streaming of MPEG and H.264, Live and Non-Live CG Supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OSX Operating Systems New Cards Immediately Available
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduced and announced the immediate availability of the Epoch | 4K Neutron and Epoch | Neutron video cards at IBC 2014.
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Sound Devices Puts Full Range of Rack-Mounted Video and Audio Recorders on Display at IBC 2014
News: Sound Devices Puts Full Range of Rack-Mounted Video and Audio Recorders on Display at IBC 2014Video Devices PIX 270i and PIX 250i and Sound Devices 970 Address the Multiple-Source Audio/Video Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, along with its new video-products brand Video Devices, is giving audio and video equipment racks a makeover with a full suite of rack-mounted solutions, including the Video Devices PIX 270i and PIX 250i and Sound Devices 970 audio recorder, at the 2014 IBC Show (Hall 8, Stand B59). Seamlessly replacing tape- and disc-based video decks, the PIX line of products are a complete offering addressing a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production. In addition, Sound Devices will feature its first-ever dedicated, audio-only rack-mounted solution, the 970, which boasts an impressive 64 channels of Dante and MADI. The half-rack, 2U device simplifies any application requiring high-quality, high-track-count audio recording.
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Cinemartin Releases Video Denoiser with Prores & H.265
News: Cinemartin Releases Video Denoiser with Prores & H.265Cinemartin, the Spanish company, producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec Prores video converter software, the first H265 & prores video converter for windows software, developers of the Adobe Premiere Plugin to export to Apple ProRes, now announces the release of Cinemartin Denoiser, a professional video denoiser for windows, that works as standalone software, and outputs to Prores.
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New Video Denoiser for windows. Standalone, with outputs to Prores and HEVC H265
News: New Video Denoiser for windows. Standalone, with outputs to Prores and HEVC H265Cinemartin, the Spanish company, producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec Prores video converter software, the first H265 & prores video converter for windows software (http://www.cinemartin.com/cinec/), developers of the Adobe Premiere Plugin to export to Apple ProRes (http://www.cinemartin.com/cinec/plin), now announces the release of Cinemartin Denoiser, a professional video denoiser for windows, that works as standalone software, and outputs to Prores.
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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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Video Devices Product Line Steps Into the Spotlight at IBC for the First Time
New Brand Identity from Sound Devices Reinforces Video Product Line
Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, will make its IBC debut at this year’s exhibition (Hall 8, Stand B59). Since Sound Devices introduced its first video products, the camera-mounted PIX 240i and PIX 220i, the company has expanded on its success with a range of rack-mounted, network-connected video recorders. These product additions, including the new PIX 270i and PIX 250i, have opened new markets and product categories for the company.
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Video Devices PIX 260 Captures Footage Fit for a King as Part of The Royal Society Headquarters Refit
When The Royal Society in London was looking to refit the audio and visual facilities in two rooms at its headquarters at Carlton House Terrace in London, it turned to Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, and its PIX 260i for its video recording needs.
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AJA Ki Pro Rack Delivers Spot-On Recording for BlueScreen Every Time
News: AJA Ki Pro Rack Delivers Spot-On Recording for BlueScreen Every TimeLaunching a successful business out of a natural talent for compositing, Bob Kertesz founded BlueScreen LLC three decades ago. The company specializes in live, on-set blue/green screen compositing and multi-cam productions for high profile gaming companies and studios such as EA, Disney, Warner Brothers and Viacom. A core component of BlueScreen’s business involves live blue/green screen compositing for press events prior to the launch of major films, and for this niche market, Kertesz has established a specialized setup comprising high-end cameras and Ultimatte® hardware, with AJA’s Ki Pro Rack at the center of the workflow for reliable recording and playback.
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Video Devices PIX 260I Streamlines Multi-Campus Workflow for Bethlehem Baptist Church
News: Video Devices PIX 260I Streamlines Multi-Campus Workflow for Bethlehem Baptist ChurchWhen Bethlehem Baptist Church was looking for a reliable video/audio solution for recording and playback of weekly services among the house of worship’s multiple campuses, it turned to the PIX 260i Production Video Recorder from Video Devices, a new brand of Sound Devices that is dedicated to the company’s mission critical video products. The church utilizes five PIX 260i’s to ensure the highest quality video and audio when rebroadcasting sermons to the campuses.
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Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014
News: Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, will highlight how Codex Vault and other Codex-developed recording systems can be easily integrated with the latest technology, from partners including ARRI, Dolby, FilmLight and Ncam, to create streamlined capture-to-post workflows for motion pictures, at the Codex booth (#47) during Cine Gear 2014, June 6-7, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.
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Sound Devices Introduces Video Devices
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video production equipment, presents Video Devices, a new brand and identity for its line of video products.
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Atomos at InfoComm 2014
Atomos Show 4K Shogun and Ninja Star Recorders at InfoComm
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders and the Connect converters, will exhibit at InfoComm14, 18th -20th June, Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth number C6349).
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Sound Devices Latest Video And Audio Recorders Now Shipping
PIX 270i, PIX 250i and 970 Now Available
Having first made their official debut at this year’s NAB Show, Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, announces its PIX 270i, PIX 250i and 970 are now shipping. After a successful launch only a few weeks ago, these rack-mounted products are now available through the Sound Devices network of authorized resellers and distributors.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders With Introduction Of PIX 270i and PIX 250i AT NAB 2014
New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders with Introduction of PIX 270i and PIX 250i at NAB 2014
News: Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders with Introduction of PIX 270i and PIX 250i at NAB 2014New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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4K Killer Combination from Atomos and Sony
Atomos 7" Shogun and Sony A7S Camera 4K Recording Solution Shown for the First Time at NAB 2014
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Apple ProRes Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will show the brand new 4K Shogun 7" IPS monitor/recorder alongside the new Sony A7S at NAB 2014. The Shogun is currently the only 4K HDMI recording solution that can take full advantage of the new A7S's full 35mm ultra-sensitive 12 mega pixel video sensor, clean HDMI out, 120 fps HD and custom HDMI timecode and start/stop trigger.
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Atomos Announce Revolutionary Shogun
Atomos Show New 4K HDMI Monitor/Recorder at NAB 2014
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will launch the new 4K Apple ProRes and RAW capable 12G-SDI and 4K HDMI Shogun at NAB 2014, (7-10 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C9532). "Shogun is the culmination of everything we stand for, amazing edit codec's from the sensor like 4K ProRes and RAW Cinema DNG. Affordable 4K recording through Raided HDD's and SSD's and unbelievable custom panels for monitoring". said Jeromy Young, CEO and Founder of Atomos. "Super light and slim and at a price point under 2K. We offer a faster more affordable camera to timeline workflow with revolutionary 4K cameras from Sony, Panasonic and Canon".
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MovieRecorder 3 Now with the Smart Record Engine
Softron Media Services has launched MovieRecorder 3, a major upgrade to the MovieRecorder capture software family. MovieRecorder 3 now has the same features as MovieRecorder, MovieRecorder Express and MovieStreamer HLS combined, and more! It is ideal for multicamera ingest thanks to a new easy to use user interface and can encode one stream simultaneously to different destinations using different codecs. The support of Avid MXF DNxHD shows the dedication of Softron to provide efficient ingest solutions to as many users as possible.
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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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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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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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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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Metus MAM now Integrated with Avid® Media Composer®
News: Metus MAM now Integrated with Avid® Media Composer®The Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) is a professional file interchange format designed for the video post production environment. AAF format became widely associated with Avid and Avid Media Composer.
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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems Based on Matrox DSX Technology
China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD Systems Provide Multi-Format Editing, Realtime Effects, Fast Transcoding, and Easy-To-Use CG And Broadcast Graphics Tools
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.
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Media 5 Chooses Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card as Heart of HD Broadcast Graphics System
CG5 Multichannel HD Provides Multiple Realtime Title Rolls and Crawls, 3D Animated Logos, Time And Weather Displays, Sports Timers, Lower Thirds and Other Broadcast Graphics Tools for TV Stations, Production Companies and OB Vans
Matrox® Video today announced that Media 5 S.R.L., one of Argentina’s leading video equipment manufacturers, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its CG5 Multichannel HD character generator. Telefe, Argentina’s top-rated broadcaster, uses CG5 Multichannel HD to remotely control the entire broadcast graphics and channel branding operations of the network.
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Atomos at CABSAT 2014
New Smart Production Tools on Show at CABSAT 2014, Dubai
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Bluefish444 Introduces Fluid Ingestore & Fluid Ingestore DNxHD Compatible with All Epoch & Create Video Cards
Ingest and Store Multiple Simultaneous SDI Streams, Recording Directly to Uncompressed and/or AVID Compatible DNxHD Media Files.
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduces Fluid INGESTORE & Fluid DNxHD INGESTORE for multi-channel HD/SD SDI ingest for use with Epoch and Create video cards running on Windows. Fluid INGESTORE & Fluid DNxHD INGESTORE are available immediately.
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AJA Ki Pro Mini Boosts “Just Seen It” Digital Transfer Times by 400%
News: AJA Ki Pro Mini Boosts “Just Seen It” Digital Transfer Times by 400%Weekly review show “Just Seen It” currently airs on 246 PBS stations nationwide and can also be viewed via online platforms such as YouTube and HULU. Structured in a format paying homage to revered critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, each 30-minute episode consists of a rotating collection of producers, directors, actors and screenwriters who offer thoughtful, informed analysis on four recent entertainment releases in theaters, on TV and from around the web, along with a critic’s pick. At the conclusion of each discussion, the panel bestows a recommendation of “See It!” “Stream It!” or “Skip It!” on the content up for review.
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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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Sound Devices PIX 260i Production Video Recorders Get In Sync With Latest Firmware Update
Advanced Metadata Editing Functionality Also Available
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, announces its latest firmware update, Version 1.50, for its PIX 260i Production Video Recorder. PIX 260i recorders seamlessly replace tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments, while also offering 32 tracks of audio recording and playback. The latest firmware, which is available as a free download to all PIX 260i users, further streamlines production workflows with several powerful upgrades.
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AmberFin Announces New Version of iCR with New Transcode Farm Control Capabilities, Increased Throughput and ‘Best in Breed’ Quality Control
News: AmberFin Announces New Version of iCR with New Transcode Farm Control Capabilities, Increased Throughput and ‘Best in Breed’ Quality ControlAmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses has today announced the introduction of the latest version of its iCR (Intelligent Content Repurposing) software platform. Already shipping globally, version 9.7 of iCR offers extended Avid integration, simplifying ingest and transcode processes within an Avid environment. Simultaneously, it provides enhanced quality and throughput for mezzanine formats such as ProRes, DNxHD and MPEG2. It supports additional codecs and wrappers as well as introducing new ‘best of breed’ function-specific UQC (Unified Quality Control) plug-ins.
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Atomos Ship Spyder Color Calibration
Atomos Spyder is available now giving one touch advanced color calibration to the Atomos Samurai Blade
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai and the pocket-sized Connect converters, announce that the Spyder calibration tool is now shipping. Priority sales will be given to pre-orders and general stock will be available through Atomos Worldwide reseller network.
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Miraizon Releases Cinematize Pro HD - Industry’s First Full Quality HD Clip Extractor for Blu-Ray and AVCHD
Miraizon®, a Daly City-based digital media software company, announced today the immediate availability of its new product Cinematize® Pro HD. Cinematize Pro HD is the industry’s first full quality HD clip extractor for Blu-ray and AVCHD. Unlike other seemingly similar tools, Cinematize Pro HD is unique in its ability to extract clips of any length, from any part of even complex Blu-Ray or AVCHD media, and decode them into editable formats while preserving the full original HD quality with little or no degradation.
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Sound Devices Racks Up Interest For PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At AES 2013
News: Sound Devices Racks Up Interest For PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At AES 2013Rack-Mounted PIX 260i Enables Unprecedented Audio Control for Production Professionals
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, showcases the latest functionality for the PIX 260i Production Video Recorders at the 135th International AES Convention (Gotham Sound and Communications, Booth 2738). PIX 260i seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments, while also offering 32 tracks of audio recording and playback. Its latest firmware, version 1.03, brings even more functionality to the end-user.
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AJA Control Room Software Now in Public Beta
News: AJA Control Room Software Now in Public BetaCross-Platform Software for Ingest, Playback and Output, including VTR Control
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced a public beta of AJA Control Room, a unified cross-platform software for ingest, playback and output with AJA products across Mac and Windows. Offering an elegant UI, AJA Control Room supports AJA’s latest desktop I/O products, enabling capture, conversion, playback, VTR control and output. AJA Control Room is available at no cost for all currently shipping KONA cards, Io Express, Io XT and Io 4K.
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Atomos Announce Spyder Color Calibration at IBC 2013
Atomos Spyder gives Samurai Blade one touch advanced color calibration
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will show a pre-release version of the new Atomos Spyder at IBC (Hall 9, D25). Developed in partnership with Datacolor, Atomos have released the world's first field monitor and recorder color calibration tool making available one click color calibration anytime, anywhere while recording.
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New EditShare Ultra Sets the Bar for Affordable Shared Storage
Unveiled at IBC2013, new Ultra shared storage boasts the best of EditShare project and media sharing with outstanding performance
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, unveiled today at IBC2013 (stand 7.B26) the newest addition to its family of shared storage solutions, EditShare Ultra. Setting the bar for affordable shared storage, EditShare’s new Ultra offers a budget-friendly shared storage system with advanced project and media sharing for Avid®, Adobe Premiere Pro®, Apple Final Cut Pro® and Lightworks editors.
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Sound Devices Showcases Increased Functionality Of PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At IBC 2013
News: Sound Devices Showcases Increased Functionality Of PIX 260i Production Video Recorders At IBC 2013Rack-Mounted PIX 260i Enables Unprecedented Simultaneous Recording and Network and Audio Control for Production Professionals
At IBC 2013, Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, introduces the newest functionality for the PIX 260i Production Video Recorder (Hall 8, Stand 8.D74). PIX 260i seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments and its latest firmware, version 1.03, brings increased functionality to the end-user.
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Bluefish444 Introduces Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Multi-Channel BI –Directional Uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI Video Card At IBC 2013
Applications include 4K workflows, digital intermediary, digital content creation, video servers, encoding, decoding & streaming of MPEG and H.264, live and non-live CG supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OSX operating systems
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduced and announced the immediate availability of the Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ video card at IBC 2013.
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EditShare Serves Up Lightworks On Windows, Mac And Linux At IBC2013
IBC attendees get a sneak peak at soon-to-be released features, including new AJA Hardware Options, Screen Capture capabilities and Export to YouTube
IBC2013, 7.B26, EditShare® (http://editshare.com/), the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, will be demonstrating its Lightworks Pro editor running on Mac, Linux and Windows at IBC2013 (stand 7.B26). The tri-platform editor has reached a groundbreaking 600,000+ registered users and is the tool of choice for editors working on a wide range of critically acclaimed films. “With a sizeable and very active Lightworks community behind us, we have an enormous amount of valuable feedback and are able to aggressively develop Lightworks with distinctive features that resonate with the editing community,” states Matthew Sandford, global product manager, Lightworks. EditShare’s Lightworks R&D team drives some 26+ public beta cycles and aims to push out four major releases per year.
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WSMV-TV Uses Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve
News: WSMV-TV Uses Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Nashville’s WSMV-TV is using Blackmagic Cinema Camera to shoot promotions and PSAs for the station’s news broadcasts. The station also is using DaVinci Resolve for color correction.
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Sound Devices Struts Its Stuff On The Set Of Lifetime’s Hit Series "Drop Dead Diva"
News: Sound Devices Struts Its Stuff On The Set Of Lifetime’s Hit Series "Drop Dead Diva"Sound Mixer Chris Durfy Depends on Sound Devices 788T for Reliable Performance
As the first-unit production sound mixer for Lifetime’s critically acclaimed series "Drop Dead Diva," Chris Durfy, based in Atlanta, knows the importance of using well-built, reliable equipment capable of handling the demands of a busy production schedule. That’s why the 788T Digital Audio Recorder and CL-9 Controller from Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, are permanent fixtures in his kit. He relies on the products to help him capture "Drop Dead Diva’s" dynamic, witty dialogue.
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Matrox Video at BIRTV2013 — Product Preview
New products make Chinese debut including a video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems
At BIRTV2013 (Beijing, Aug. 21-24, Stand 1B111), Matrox® Video and local distributor Beijing Jinzhongheng Technology will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems. In addition, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products will be on display.
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Sound Devices Update v3.02 Brings New Capabilities To The PIX 240i Video Recorder
News: Sound Devices Update v3.02 Brings New Capabilities To The PIX 240i Video RecorderSound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, introduces its new version 3.02 firmware update for its PIX 220i and 240i Production Video Recorders. The update changes file formatting from UDF to exFAT volumes for PIX 220, PIX 220i, PIX 240 and PIX 240i users. This new update is available free of charge to all PIX customers.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
News: Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
Grade like a pro with the latest version of DaVinci Resolve; August and September workshops taught by ICA co-founder Warren Eagles
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced new dates for DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Touted as the color grading system of choice for many of Hollywood’s blockbuster production studios, DaVinci Resolve 10 was announced earlier this year to much excitement over its expanded set of editing functionalities among many other upgrades.
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"The Kings of Summer" Colored with DaVinci Resolve
News: "The Kings of Summer" Colored with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used for color correction on the coming of age comedy “The Kings of Summer.” Distributed in the US by CBS Films, the indie darling, which premiered to rave reviews at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theaters across the US on May 31, tells the story of three teenage friends who decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for Blackmagic Cinema Camera!
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for Blackmagic Cinema Camera!Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price for the award-winning Blackmagic Cinema Camera to US$1,995.
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Atomos Samurai Blade Cut Loose
Atomos' Most Advanced Recorder/Monitor/Deck now Shipping Worldwide
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the Connect converter range, have commenced shipment of their latest recorder/monitor, the Samurai Blade.
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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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Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm Tree
News: Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm TreeOn-Site Shared Storage Solution Facilitates Efficient Workflow Solution
Facilis TerraBlock has provided a shared storage solution for two ABC Studios series in Burbank, CA as part of a new workflow process that provides an integrated remote post set up that includes editorial, online, titling, color, dailies and VFX.
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Matrox Video at the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, multiviewers, scan converters, I/O devices, 4K monitoring cards and OEM products will be featured
At the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition (Singapore, June 18-21, booth 4D2-25), Matrox® Video, in conjunction with distributor UBC, will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, 4K video monitoring cards and developer products.
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Colorfront Unleashes Express Dailies 2013 At CineGear Expo
News: Colorfront Unleashes Express Dailies 2013 At CineGear ExpoCutting-edge On-Set Live! grading plus Copy Central toolsets streamline end-to-end production workflows
CineGear Expo, Paramount Studios, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront (http://www.colorfront.com) is now shipping Express Dailies 2013, its high-performance on-set dailies system for commercials, motion picture and high-end episodic HD television production. This latest release delivers a new set of trailblazing productivity features that meet the demand for streamlined end-to-end dailies workflow, including On-Set Live! grading, plus verified copying, faster-than-realtime encoding of multiple deliverables, plus checksum verified ingest, copying and archival via the Copy Central™ capability.
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Sound Devices PIX 240i KIT Heads To Tinsel Town For CINE GEAR EXPO 2013
News: Sound Devices PIX 240i KIT Heads To Tinsel Town For CINE GEAR EXPO 2013Kit Adds Even More Portability for Professional Video Production On the Go
Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, will be presenting its new PIX 240i KIT, an all-inclusive kit that provides all of equipment needed to use the company’s PIX 240i in professional video production applications, at Cine Gear Expo 2013 (Booth 94).
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Atomos at Cine Gear Expo 2013
Samurai Blade Takes Center Stage At Cine Gear Expo
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, will be demonstrating its full range of recorders and converters on booth S318 at Cine Gear Expo 2013, 31st May – 1st June 2013, The Studios at Paramount Hollywood, CA.
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Sound Devices Scores A Slam Dunk For Professional Basketball With PIX Production Audio/Video Recorders And Accessories
News: Sound Devices Scores A Slam Dunk For Professional Basketball With PIX Production Audio/Video Recorders And AccessoriesPIX 240i and PIX 260i Help Streamline Workflow Off the Court for Two Seasons in a Row
Since February 2012, Sound Devices, experts in audio and video products for field production, has been behind the scenes, aiding in the production of professional basketball games for the NBA. Continuing through to the 2012-2013 NBA season, the company’s PIX 240i and PIX 260i Production Video Recorders have been mainstays in the league’s starting lineup for broadcast and online video productions.
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Sound Devices Offers Enhanced Recording And File Transfer Options For PIX 260I Users
Latest Firmware Update, Version 1.02, Now Available for Free Download
In an effort to continue to streamline workflows for production and post-production environments with its rack-mounted PIX 260i Production Video Recorder, Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, now offers expanded audio and video recording and file transfer capabilities with its newest firmware update, Version 1.02. Available as a free download to all PIX 260i users, this latest version will be highlighted at Cine Gear 2013 (Booth 94).
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Short & Spikey Takes AJA Ki Pro Rack on Tour with The Cure
News: Short & Spikey Takes AJA Ki Pro Rack on Tour with The CureVideo company Short & Spikey specializes in the video engineering production of live stage shows for high profile musical acts. Over the last twelve years, Short & Spikey Founder Jason Harvey has worked with Lady Gaga, Cher, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Christina Aguilera and Van Halen to name just a few, both as a freelancer and as a contractor for PRG Nocturne, a major producer of live stage shows. For his latest gig, Harvey was contracted to be the video recording engineer for a South American tour by legendary British band The Cure. Highlights filmed during live performances in eight cities are being pieced together to create a documentary style home entertainment release.
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EditShare Ships Field 2 Portable Shared Storage
Next-generation shared storage platform integrates media asset management in a portable form factor for on-the-move tapeless productions
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today the availability of Field 2, its next-generation portable shared storage solution with integrated asset management. The turnkey platform includes file ingest, advanced project sharing/bin locking, and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance and rugged chassis. Ideal for on-location shoots, ENG trucks and remote offices, the new Field 2 is durable, light and compact, meeting the most stringent airline carry-on regulations.
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Sound Devices Introduces PIX 240i Kit At The 2013 NAB SHOW
News: Sound Devices Introduces PIX 240i Kit At The 2013 NAB SHOWConvenient Kit Includes All Necessary Equipment for Professional Video Production
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, unveils its PIX 240i KIT, an all-inclusive kit that provides all the equipment needed to operate the PIX 240i in professional video production applications, at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C2849).
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Atomos Announces Samurai Blade
Samurai Blade is the sharpest production tool yet from Atomos
Atomos, creator of the award-winning field recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the acclaimed Connect converters, announces Samurai Blade at NAB 2013, (8-11 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C8218).
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Blackmagic Design Announces Ultra HD Recording for HyperDeck Studio Pro
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Ultra HD Recording for HyperDeck Studio ProBlackmagic Design today announced a new software update for its HyperDeck Studio Pro SSD recorder/player that will add Ultra HD recording in Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) format. This update will be available in May as a free update for all HyperDeck Studio Pro customers.
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Avid Pro Tools 11 Sets New Standard for Audio Production
Core engine, 64-bit architecture, and expanded metering empower audio professionals to handle the most demanding sessions, compose with more virtual instruments and effects, and collaborate directly with Media Composer editors
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) Booth #SU902, today announced Avid Pro Tools® 11, a major upgrade of its industry-leading digital audio workstation that redefines music and audio production for today’s workflows. This latest version enables audio professionals to take on the most demanding productions with new, high-powered audio and video engines, 64-bit architecture, expanded metering, and direct HD video workflows.
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New EditShare Field 2 High-Performance, Mobile Shared Storage Designed For Every Production Adventure Is Featured at NAB 2013
EditShare shows off its next-generation portable form factor with integrated media asset management capabilities
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is demonstrating the brand new EditShare Field 2 at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). The highly portable shared storage solution offers asset management, file ingest, advanced project sharing/bin locking and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance, compact and rugged chassis designed for on-the-go and on-location productions. “The new Field 2 design is even lighter and more rugged than its predecessor, with size dimensions that comply with the most stringent of airline carry-on regulations,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Coupled with EditShare's core asset management, project sharing and archiving capabilities, Field 2 gives editors a complete, end-to-end tapeless workflow in a small form factor with tools to collaborate with colleagues anywhere. Whether you are out on location shooting a movie or an event, on assignment in an ENG truck, or stationed at a remote office, you have the latest production and editing capabilities to make your workflow a lot more efficient and your life a whole lot easier.”
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From The Field To The Studio: Sound Devices Highlights Diverse Capabilities Of Rack-Mounted PIX 260i At The 2013 NAB
News: From The Field To The Studio: Sound Devices Highlights Diverse Capabilities Of Rack-Mounted PIX 260i At The 2013 NABFile-Based Audio/Video Recorder Ideal For OB, In-Studio and Post-Production Environments
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, is taking its proven field technology into the studio with its PIX 260i Production Video Recorder at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C2849). Based on Sound Devices’ PIX 240i Recorder, the rack-mounted PIX 260i is a file-based audio/video recorder that seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments. Currently shipping, PIX 260i also offers 32 tracks of audio record/playback as well as control functionality from browser-capable computers and tablets.
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AJA to Support Next Version of Adobe’s Professional Video Editing Tools
Adobe SpeedGrade Support Now Included With AJA Video’s Io Express, Io XT, T-TAP and KONA Family of Products
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that their Io, T-TAP, and KONA family of products will support the next version of Adobe® video editing software – including Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade™ - for Mac and Windows customers. New device driver and application plug-in software will be available from AJA as a free download shortly after the software’s release.
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DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects
News: DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After EffectsSoftware Plug-In Now Sold Separately or Bundled at Reduced Price
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced two new versions of its ProductionLink plug-ins for Adobe® products. ProductionLink for Premiere Pro and ProductionLink for After Effects add Avid® Interplay to the list of available render formats for both programs. Once installed, ProductionLink features appear within the Adobe user interface and provide a reliable, seamless link between applications.
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Pioneering Force In Sports & Entertainment Makes Significant Investment In Digital Technology Startup Serving Media & Entertainment Markets
Brevity Announces Strategic Partnership with The Kraft Group
In a strong affirmation of the core technology and market potential of Brevity, a digital technology start-up serving the media and entertainment markets, the company has entered into a strategic partnership with The Kraft Group that includes a significant infusion of capital. The Kraft Group’s investment, for which specific terms were not disclosed, follows previous angel rounds raised by Brevity totaling $7.7 million.
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MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine Cortex::Convey
Standalone transcoding solution supports virtually all input and output formats.
Continuing to add to its family of products for managing media from the set to the screen, MTI Film today announces the release of a new standalone transcoding application, Cortex::Convey. Cortex::Convey supports input of all popular camera file formats, editorial files and intermediate file formats, including DPX, OpenEXR and H.264, for transcoding to review, editorial and intermediate formats such as Avid DNxHD/MXF 1:1, DPX file sequences and QuickTime , as well as fully-authored DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
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NAB 2013: EditShare Unveils Major Upgrades Across Entire Line of End-to-End Tapeless Workflow Products
Highlights include new version of EditShare’s extreme-performing scalable storage; major new features for Flow media asset management; Geevs servers for multicam studio, sports and post; new features for Ark backup and archive, and Lightworks on Mac OX
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing a host of upgrades for the company’s high-performance storage and end-to-end production and broadcast solutions at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). Visitors to the booth will see the wide array of value-added features and new products shown in the context of studio, post and broadcast workflow scenarios. Among the enhancements are a new sleek, intuitive interface for EditShare 7; the just-released portable EditShare Field 2 for “on-the-go” collaborative editing, remote bureaus and ENG edit-while-capture capabilities; Air Flow, the new web browser-based application for accessing Flow media asset management over the Internet; new Flow Automation tools for workflow efficiency; Geevs Sports, a server and production package tailored for the unique needs of multi-channel, fast-paced sports coverage, and Geevs Post, the server that brings media management and collaboration to high volume post environments. Also debuting at NAB will be the long anticipated Mac OS X version of Lightworks, EditShare’s free, professional non-linear editor that also runs on Linux and Windows platforms.
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MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine “Cortex::Convey”
News: MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine “Cortex::Convey”Standalone transcoding solution supports virtually all input and output formats.
Continuing to add to its family of products for managing media from the set to the screen, MTI Film today announces the release of a new standalone transcoding application, Cortex::Convey. Cortex::Convey supports input of all popular camera file formats, editorial files and intermediate file formats, including DPX, OpenEXR and H.264, for transcoding to review, editorial and intermediate formats such as Avid DNxHD/MXF 1:1, DPX file sequences and QuickTime , as well as fully-authored DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
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ARRI teams with The Camera Store to demonstrate ALEXA Broadcast camera at BVE 2013
News: ARRI teams with The Camera Store to demonstrate ALEXA Broadcast camera at BVE 2013ARRI has chosen a Vinten Osprey Elite pedestal plus a Vector 430 pan and tilt head from The Camera Store (a Vitec Group company) as part of an ALEXA camera demonstration scheduled for BVE 2013 in London's ExCel, 26-28 February. The demonstration is being arranged by ARRI CT in conjunction with ARRI Media.
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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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Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation Upgrades with Teranex 2D Processor and ATEM Television Studio
Blackmagic Design today announced that Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation (JSBC), one of the most influential television and radio networks in China, has installed Blackmagic Design’s Teranex 2D Processors and ATEM Television Studio production switcher as part of a major studio upgrade project.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Cinema Camera 1.2 Software Update
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Cinema Camera 1.2 Software UpdateNew Blackmagic Cinema Camera 1.2 software update includes time lapse recording, aperture indicator, ExFAT disk format and Thunderbolt support for Windows!
Blackmagic Design today announced a new software update version 1.2 for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera which adds exciting new features including time lapse recording, aperture indicator when using compatible EF lenses, as well as ExFAT formatting for SSD disks. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera has now been certified by Intel for capture and playback with Thunderbolt™ computer hardware operating under Windows™. Blackmagic Cinema Camera 1.2 software update is available to download now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design Website.
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Codex Travels the Globe with “Zero Dark Thirty”
News: Codex Travels the Globe with “Zero Dark Thirty”Codex recorders and digital labs support Codex/ARRIRAW workflow.
Codex digital cinema technology continues to prove its metal under the most challenging production conditions. Its latest test came on Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s gripping telling of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Codex recorders and digital labs were employed to capture, manage and process camera data for a production that traveled to remote locations, accumulated huge amounts of original camera media, and shot some scenes in near-total darkness.
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Broadcast Pix Ships Version 3.2 Software
News: Broadcast Pix Ships Version 3.2 SoftwareUpgrade Enhances Camera Control, Clip Server, Switcher and More
Broadcast Pix™ today began shipping its Video Control Center™ 3.2 software, a free upgrade that improves its Granite™ and Mica™ integrated live video production systems. Camera control enhancements include thumbnail displays of each preset position, as well as auto-follow of camera switching and enhanced macro integration. The built-in clip server now supports native Avid DNxHD clips and multi-definition ProRes and H.264 clips, while the six-channel graphic store adds frame capture. Plus, custom monitor layouts and macros can now be tied to each show, and a new option turns any Granite 2000 system into a 2 M/E switcher.
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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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DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available at ASSIMILATE Online Store
Software Plug-In Earns Positive Feedback from SCRATCH Customers
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that ProductionLink for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH, a plug-in that adds Avid® Interplay to the SCRATCH® list of available render formats, is now available at the ASSIMILATE online store. The new plug-in received positive responses when demonstrated at the ASSIMILATE SCRATCH User Group NYC meeting in October in New York, as well as the ASSIMILATE User Group LA last month in Los Angeles.
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Blackmagic Cinema Camera Honored with Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” Award
News: Blackmagic Cinema Camera Honored with Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” AwardBlackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Cinema Camera was honored with Popular Science’s “2012 Best of What's New” award. Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year; breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. Blackmagic Cinema Camera was awarded for its innovation and execution in the digital film camera space, incorporating entirely new ideas and functions. “For 25 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us - those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our view of what’s possible in the future,” said Jacob Ward, editor-in-chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners chosen - from among thousands of entrants - each a revolution in it’s field.”
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Blackmagic Design Adds ProRes 422 (HQ) Recording and Playback to HyperDeck Shuttle 2
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of HyperDeck software update 3.6, a new update to its revolutionary solid state disk (SSD) recorder which adds support for Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) into HyperDeck Shuttle 2, plus new closed caption support for all HyperDeck models. At only US$345, the HyperDeck Shuttle 2 with the new ProRes compression feature significantly reduces the size of uncompressed HD video files while preserving full frame 10-bit 4:2:2 quality, allowing customers to record up to six times longer.
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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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Sound Devices PIX 240 Reaches New Heights with Aerial Photo Specialist Patrick Longman
News: Sound Devices PIX 240 Reaches New Heights with Aerial Photo Specialist Patrick LongmanPortable Recorder Takes to the Skies to Provide Powerful Recording and Monitoring Capabilities in a Compact File-Based Unit
When Patrick Longman, cinematographer and aerial specialist at Active Camera Systems, an aerial cinematography and rental company based in Florida, was looking for a portable recorder that would fit into his helicopter's aerial photography system and provide the high-quality recording and monitoring capabilities he was looking for, he turned to Sound Devices PIX 240 recorder.
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DiaQuest ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite Now Shipping
News: DiaQuest ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite Now ShippingSoftware Plug-In Adds Avid Interplay Connectivity for Seamless Integration
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite, a plug-in for Adobe® Creative Suite® that adds Avid® Interplay to its list of available render formats, is now shipping. Available for Windows and Mac systems, ProductionLink adds the file organization and metadata capabilities of the Interplay production asset management (PAM) system to established Adobe workflows automatically.
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Avid Unveils Key Enhancements to Its Leading Asset-based Workflow Solutions
Latest advances let media organizations accelerate and simplify the implementation of media asset management workflows
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today unveiled a series of critical new advances to its integrated solutions for advanced asset-based workflows. Spanning distributed production, media management, and storage, Avid is demonstrating how customers in news, TV, sports, and post-production can more effectively produce and distribute high quality content.
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AJA Introduces New Storage and Dock Accessories for Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack
News: AJA Introduces New Storage and Dock Accessories for Ki Pro and Ki Pro RackA New Line of USB3-Enabled KiStor Drives and KiStor Dock with Thunderbolt™ and USB3 Connectivity Announced at IBC 2012; Firmware Update for Ki Pro Rack and Ki Pro Mini Also Announced
AJA Video Systems today announced several new enhancements to its Ki Pro family of tapeless video recording devices available in both portable and rack-mountable form factors. At the International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, AJA is introducing a new line of USB3-enabled KiStor drives for Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack, along with a new KiStor Dock with Thunderbolt™ and USB3 connectivity. The AJA Ki Pro family of products enables fast and efficient workflows that interface traditional analog and digital acquisition formats into simple edit-ready files.
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Sound Devices Showcases PIX 260 Production Video Recorder at IBC 2012
News: Sound Devices Showcases PIX 260 Production Video Recorder at IBC 2012Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, showcases its new PIX 260 production audio/video recorder at IBC 2012 (Stand 8.D74). Based on Sound Devices’ field-proven PIX 220 and PIX 240 recorders, the rack-mounted PIX 260 is a file-based video/audio recorder/player that seamlessly replaces tape-based video decks in production and post-production environments.
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ASSIMILATE and DiaQuest Turbocharge SCRATCH Integration with Avid Interplay
ProductionLink plug-in creates seamless, and user-friendly link between ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH and Avid Interplay
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful, real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital intermediate and dailies workflow software for the production and post-production of feature film, episodic television, commercials and spots, and DiaQuest Products, the world's leading supplier of connectivity middleware for media production workflows, today announced the availability of ProductionLink™, a plug-in for connectivity between the recently announced ASSIMILATE SCRATCH v7 and SCRATCH Lab v7 and the Avid® Interplay™ production asset management (PAM) system.
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Codex Vault Will Support Sony F65 Workflow
News: Codex Vault Will Support Sony F65 WorkflowCodex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that the Sony SR-D1 SRMemory reader module for the Codex Vault will be shown for the first time at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam on the Sony booth (12.A10) and the Codex booth (11.F41).
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Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural Institutions
News: Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural InstitutionsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today released details of how major broadcasters, production companies and cultural institutions have implemented its Cinedeck RX rack-mount, solid-state recorder, in tapeless workflows across a diverse range of broadcast, mobile OB, VFX and aerial and applications.
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Broadcast Pix Announces V3.2 Software
Upgrades Include Camera Control Thumbnails, Avid Clip Support, Automated Displays and More
Broadcast Pix™ today announced Video Control Center™ 3.2 software for its Granite™ and Mica™ systems, which enhances five of the systems’ integrated devices. Camera control adds thumbnails of each camera’s preset position to greatly aid with camera selection, while the integrated clip server adds support for native Avid DNxHD clips. Plus, the Fluent-View display can now link a completely customized layout to each show, frame capture has been added to the still store, and the Granite 2000 system now has access to a second M/E.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Cinema Camera with Passive Micro Four Thirds
New model of Blackmagic Cinema Camera features passive Micro Four Thirds lens mount, allowing for a wider range of lenses and other mounts such as PL via third party adapters!
Blackmagic Design today announced a second model of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera that features passive Micro Four Thirds lens (MFT) mount, so customers now have an even greater choice of lens options when shooting. The new Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT model supports any Micro Four Thirds with manual iris and focus, and is also easily adapted to other lens mounts such as PL via third party adapters. The ability to use third party adapters to allow other types of lens mount is because the Micro Four Thirds lens mount is much closer to the image sensor and allows space for adapters to other lens mounts.
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Brevity’s Groundbreaking Simultaneous Transcode and High-Speed Transport Technology Makes European Market Debut at IBC 2012
News: Brevity’s Groundbreaking Simultaneous Transcode and High-Speed Transport Technology Makes European Market Debut at IBC 2012Brevity To Transform File-Based Workflows Across Sports Programming Ecosystem in Europe and North America
Marking the European debut of Brevity’s breakthrough solution for simultaneous transcode and high-speed transport of broadcast-quality content, the company is exhibiting its new sports industry focus at IBC 2012 in Media Logic’s booth J17, in Hall 7.
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Cinedeck Ships New Cinedeck MX To A Variety Of Customers
Leaders in broadcast, mobile OB and entertainment go tapeless and enjoy faster, more cost-effective file-based workflows
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, is shipping Cinedeck MX. The new, ground-breaking, multi-channel recorder is now delivering unparalleled codec versatility and extreme file-based performance to broadcast, mobile OB and post facilities, enabling them to take advantage of fully-tapeless workflows.
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IBC NEWS: Sound Devices PIX-DOCK Now Shipping
News: IBC NEWS: Sound Devices PIX-DOCK Now ShippingData Dock for PIX-CADDY with Thunderbolt Connection
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, announces that its PIX-DOCK is now shipping, in time for the 2012 IBC Show (Stand 8.D74). Having first made its debut at this year’s NAB Show, PIX-DOCK connects drives mounted in a Sound Devices PIX-CADDY 2 to computers equipped with Thunderbolt™ high-speed I/O over a single Thunderbolt cable.
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Atomos at IBC 2012
Smart Production Tools for Any Workflow and Any Budget
Atomos, the creator of award-winning field recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, as well as the small, but perfectly formed, Connect converters, will be showing their smart production tools working with an impressive array of leading DSLRs, camcorders and cinematic cameras at IBC, in Hall 9, stand number D25.
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ARRI ALEXA In-Camera Recording Using Avid's DNxHD MXF File Format
ARRI announces a major new recording feature for its ALEXA camera range, offering in-camera support for Avid®’s open standard and widely adopted Avid DNxHD® codec.
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