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Grass Valley Delivers Powerful 4K Editing Solutions to Japanese Broadcaster KTV
Station Improves Quality and Efficiency with EDIUS Turnkey Nonlinear Editing Systems
Japan’s KTV, the Kansai Telecasting Corporation located in Osaka, has migrated to a full 4K editing system with powerful, forward-thinking newsroom solutions from Grass Valley, A Belden Brand. The station has purchased the EDIUS HDWS 4K desktop turnkey system and EDIUS Elite HDWS 3GX system for powerful, real-time 4K editing capabilities. KTV also purchased Grass Valley’s GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools and K2 Summit media server for a complete, file-based workflow to be used in conjunction with EDIUS for powerful editing functionality across its newsroom operations.
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BT Media and Broadcast (BT M&B) and Pacific Television Center (PacTV) Strike Network Sharing Deal
BT Media and Broadcast, the global media services division of BT Plc, and PacTV, the transmission and live production provider to the global broadcast industry, today announced that each would be offering the world-wide reach and services of the other to their customers in a new network collaboration arrangement.
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Union Visual Effects Re-Creates Renaissance Era Florence for the Second Season of "Da Vinci’s Demons."
Union VFX has provided key visual effects work over several episodes of the second season of the STARZ Original series “Da Vinci’s Demons”, produced by Adjacent Productions, it was announced today. The first episode premieres in the UK on April 4 at 10PM on FOX UK.
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Brazil’s EPTV Outfits OB Van with Grass Valley Solutions for Coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Cameras and Switcher Facilitate a Smooth Transition to HD for Broadcaster’s Mobile Production Truck
Brazil’s Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV), part of the commercial network TV Globo, replaced their SD OB van with a brand new HD OB van equipped with a scalable Grass Valley® live production solution for HD coverage of major sporting events including the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The purchase includes 12 LDX WorldCam™ advanced imaging cameras, 12 XCU WorldCam™ eXchangeable Control Units, which support fiber as well as triax, and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™.
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Anton/Bauer Introduces New Digital Battery and Performance Charger Series at NAB 2014
Innovative Battery and Charger Lines are Designed to Power the Digital Age
Anton/Bauer®, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery, charging and monitoring technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, will unveil its Digital Battery Series and Performance Charger Series at NAB 2014. Redefining the power standard for a new generation of cameras and auxiliary equipment, Anton/Bauer’s revolutionary Digital Battery Series is the first battery line designed specifically to power digital production for the professional broadcast, cinema and new media sectors. The Performance Charger Series utilizes new technology to deliver the fastest possible charging sequence, while exceeding the high-efficiency standards required by today’s rigorous shooting schedules. Anton/Bauer will showcase these ground-breaking innovations at their exhibit (booth #C6025) at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas, which runs April 7-10.
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Spain’s Atresmedia Outfits New HD Studio with Grass Valley Solutions
Karrera, K-Frame, and K2 Dyno Provide Unparalleled Workflow and Increased On-Air Production Capabilities
Atresmedia, a leading TV and media group in Spain, is outfitting its new HD studio with several live production solutions from Grass Valley including the powerful Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™, as well as a K2 Dyno® Replay System. Atresmedia operates eight on-air channels that deliver news, magazines, entertainment shows, top quality TV series and movies to millions of viewers across Spain. This new solution from Grass Valley will enable Atresmedia to double its on-air studio production capabilities and make its current workflow more consistent and smooth. The broadcaster expects its new TV studio to be fully operational by April 2014.
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PNY Uses NVIDIA Quadro Graphics to Fuel AccuWeather’s Storyteller to Deliver Lightning-Fast Graphics and Live Video to Top Broadcast Stations
AccuWeather’s StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen system, powered by NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards, lets broadcast stations of any size deliver compelling multimedia stories
With AccuWeather’s StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen system, television news stations of any size can deliver to their viewers compelling, real-time, multimedia interactive stories: whether it’s the latest radar images of an impending hurricane, live traffic reports or social media interactions with on-air talent. Relying on PNY to provide pre- and post-sales assistance allowed AccuWeather to select, source, and integrate the right components to build the StoryTeller system, which includes an NVIDIA® Quadro® K4000 graphics card and 4-input SDI Capture card.
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BAFTA Winning Entrepreneurs KickStart The Scorpion Light from BVE London to NAB 2014
News: BAFTA Winning Entrepreneurs KickStart The Scorpion Light from BVE London to NAB 2014Three young entrepreneurs from Scotland have launched an exciting new Kickstarter campaign running from BVE London to NAB in Vegas. At NAB, their company, Blind Spot Gear, proudly introduces the Scorpion Light, a revolutionary adaptable lighting solution for almost any conceivable production scenario.
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Brand New Media Selects Shared Storage Solution from Small Tree
Multi-Office International Digital Media Company Accelerates Workflow with Plug and Play Implementation
Ideal Systems, an industry leading, multi-national systems integrator providing innovative solutions to broadcasting, telecoms and enterprise companies, recently integrated technology from Small Tree at Brand New Media’s broadcast facility in Singapore. Brand New Media (BNM) is a global digital media company that required a robust shared storage solution to accelerate its workflow without disruption to their infrastructure and manpower.
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Myanmar’s MRTV Selected Grass Valley’s Broadcast Infrastructure Solutions for Southeast Asian Games International Broadcast Center
MRTV Purchased a Range Of Sophisticated Technologies for Live HD Coverage of the 2013 SEA Games
Grass Valley® supplied Myanmar’s MRTV with a robust solution for the capture and delivery of live HD coverage of the 2013 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. This solution included a sophisticated broadcast infrastructure for MRTV’s International Broadcast Center (IBC), which was designed to enable unilateral broadcast services for the Games. MRTV operates Myanmar’s state-owned satellite television station MRTV. The station airs 12 local channels and 14 regional channels throughout Myanmar, reaching millions of viewers.
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Grass Valley Is Future-Ready at NAB 2014
Introduces Future-Ready Production Solutions and Enhancements Across its Entire Product Line
Consumer demand for exceptional viewing performance and quality is soaring, and new standards such as UHD/4K are driving the need for higher resolutions and higher frame rates throughout the broadcast distribution chain. Grass Valley® solves the challenges these new formats present with innovative updates across its entire product line at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas from April 7-10, 2014. Grass Valley (booth SL206) will demonstrate large scale, future-ready production solutions that enable the creation and manipulation of higher resolution and higher frame rate content, alongside seamless workflows that offer multiplatform content development and distribution with remote capabilities.
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Monolith Systems Outfits NASDAQ Control Room and Studio with Grass Valley Solutions for Live Market Updates
Karrera and Trinix Combine with Existing Grass Valley Solutions To Deliver Round-The-Clock Financial Market Updates at the NASDAQ Stock Market
New York-based systems integrator Monolith Systems, Inc. today announced it will be equipping NASDAQ’s new MarketSite control room and studio with a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher from Grass Valley®. Currently NASDAQ is using Grass Valley’s Concerto™ routing switcher and Kayak™ digital production switcher for its main on-air broadcasts.
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Miranda’s iTX Powers Playout for AMV’s Westar Satellite Services
News: Miranda’s iTX Powers Playout for AMV’s Westar Satellite ServicesWide Range of Miranda Solutions and Belden Cables Outfit New Master Control facility
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, announces the installation of its iTX integrated playout platform, along with NVISION routing, Densité signal processing and Belden connectivity solutions, at Westar Satellite Services’ new centralized master control facility in Cedar Hill, Texas.
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Flip TV Deploys Grass Valley Technology for High Quality Mobile Productions
30-foot OB Truck Outfitted with K2 Dyno S for Compelling College Sports Coverage
FlipTV, the Maryland-based provider of mobile TV productions and technical services, has deployed a K2 Dyno® S Replay System with a K2 Summit® 3G Production Client from Grass Valley® inside its 30-foot outside broadcasting (OB) truck, named Captain. The mobile production truck is used to broadcast various college sports, most recently basketball games at American University in Washington, DC. The truck fills a niche in the market by providing a compact footprint that packs the same high quality punch as its larger truck counterparts, but in a more cost-efficient manner.
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Alan Davis Joins Electric Pictures as Director of Sales and Marketing
Electric Pictures, a provider of telecine and film restoration services to independent producers, broadcasters, film libraries and government entities, has appointed industry veteran and former Digital Vision executive Alan Davis as Director of Sales and Marketing. Davis will oversee sales, marketing and public relations activities throughout the United States. He will focus on developing new markets for Electric Pictures, whose telecine services provide a proven and economical means for preserving and commercializing film assets.
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Custom Consoles Module-R and SystemTwo Desks Chosen for Major Egyptian Broadcaster
News: Custom Consoles Module-R and SystemTwo Desks Chosen for Major Egyptian BroadcasterCustom Consoles desks and monitor display supports have been chosen for installation at the Cairo headquarters of a major Egyptian free-to-air satellite broadcaster. They include a Module-R production control desk with a Media Wall monitorscape, a Module-R sound control desk and three SystemTwo height adjustable edit-suite desks. These form part of a recently completed upgrade to the network's engineering infrastructure.
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US Food and Drug Administration Completes HD Upgrade with Grass Valley Solutions
Powerful Karrera production switcher and Concerto routing switcher complete HD upgrade
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the US government agency responsible for advancing public health, recently rounded out a three-year high definition (HD) upgrade with a new 3 M/E Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™ and a Concerto™ routing switcher from Grass Valley®, replacing HD-capable equipment from a variety of other suppliers. With the help of broadcast supplier Digital Video Group, the FDA was able to complete the upgrade over the 2013 winter holidays and its Gaithersburg, MD studio is now fully HD operational.
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Hostworks Selects Digital Rapids Encoders for New Live Streaming Service
* Australia-based digital solutions provider Hostworks has chosen Digital Rapids encoders for the new Hostworks Media Foundry live streaming service * The encoders are used for live 24/7 streaming and ad-hoc live events while also creating file-based outputs for on-demand distribution * Digital Rapids' responsive support and expertise have helped Hostworks bring new services to market in a timely and engaging manner
Digital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- announced today that Australia-based digital solutions provider Hostworks has selected Digital Rapids encoders for the new Hostworks Media Foundry live streaming service.
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Grass Valley Demonstrates Commitment to Middle East Region With Strong Presence at CABSAT 2014
Solidifies regional footprint – expands local team, installs high-end Dubai demonstration facility, and launches Arabic website Displays GV Director, LDX Compact, and K2 media server offerings to the Middle East region
To build upon its success generated in the Middle East region in 2013, Grass Valley® will showcase a range of broadcast and media solutions at CABSAT 2014, held March 11-13 at the World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE. Spanning across two levels and designed for maximum impact, Grass Valley’s stand (A5-20, Hall 5) will house its robust and growing product suite, including production switchers, cameras, editing software, and more, and provide a VIP atmosphere for meetings away from the busy show floor.
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Qube Cinema Adds Support for Auro 11.1 by Barco Sound System
XP-D and XP-I Digital Cinema Servers Implement New Cinema Audio Format
Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Auro 11.1 by Barco playback in its flagship XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers. Auro 11.1 by Barco provides movie-going audiences with the most natural 3D acoustics. Exhibitors now have the means to deploy this new sound system from Barco with Qube Cinema servers.
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Technical Direction Company (TDC) Provides The Perfect Video Backdrop For 27th ARIA Awards
News: Technical Direction Company (TDC) Provides The Perfect Video Backdrop For 27th ARIA AwardsVideo display experts, Technical Direction Company (TDC) supplied all video technology elements for the 27th ARIA Awards held at The Star, Sydney, Australia on 1 December 2013.
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Grass Valley Supplies Auviso with Flexible and Scalable Camera Solutions
Switzerland-based technical service provider drives ultimate camera flexibility with the purchase of LDX Premiére cameras and XCU eXchangeable control units
auviso audio visual solutions, a technical service provider in Lucerne, Switzerland, has purchased four LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras and XCU Elite™ eXchangeable Control Units with triax transmission from Grass Valley® to ensure ultimate camera flexibility for the variety of rental and staging services it provides to its varied client base. Working in tandem, the LDX cameras and XCU base stations provide auviso’s clients with a versatile solution for capturing creative images across a range of productions and venues.
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Colorado Rockies Upgrade Production Capabilities with Grass Valley K2 Media Server Technology
K2 Solo 3G provides immediate access to clip playout and instant replays for enhanced game-day productions
For improved production quality and greater reliability on game day, the Colorado Rockies production staff have installed a Grass Valley® K2 Solo® 3G 2-channel media server into the control room at Coors Field in Denver, CO. The compact, standalone server allows staff members to tap into a powerful 24/7/365 file-based infrastructure and high-performance file operations while guaranteeing that on-air channels will never drop a frame of video, which is vital during live sports productions.
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Custom Consoles To Exhibit Latest Advances In Studio Furniture At CABSAT 2014
News: Custom Consoles To Exhibit Latest Advances In Studio Furniture At CABSAT 2014Custom Consoles will exhibit the latest additions to its range of broadcast control-room and postproduction-suite furniture on stand 33 in Hall 6 at CABSAT 2014, Dubai, March 11-13. Representatives attending will include Managing Director Neil Reed, Commercial Director Graham Buchanan and Sales Manager Gary Fuller.
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Grass Valley’s LDX Premiere Series Provides Stunning Imagery for Germany-based Production House
MCS GmbH Thüringen leverages flexibility and superior image quality with new cameras
To capture fine detail and superior image resolution for its variety of productions, Germany-based production house MCS GmbH Thüringen recently acquired seven LDX Premiere™ series cameras from Grass Valley®. The new HD camera systems are being used inside MCS GmbH Thüringen’s two in-house studios, where its highly skilled staff creates television programming, film production, and advertising campaigns for a wide range of clients in Germany and other parts of Europe.
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Anton/Bauer Pumps The Power Behind "Kvadrat" Techno DJ Documentary
News: Anton/Bauer Pumps The Power Behind "Kvadrat" Techno DJ DocumentaryDIONIC HC and DIONIC HCX Help First-Time Film Director Capture Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Russian DJ
Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, has recently gone deep into the world of a well-known Russian Techno DJ with French/Russian director Anatoly Ivanov for his first full-length documentary, "Kvadrat." Ivanov had always worked as a still photographer until friends proposed he give cinema a try. After several experiments using video that often incorporated Anton/Bauer batteries, Ivanov came across well-known Russian Techno DJ Andrey Pushkarev, of DeepMix.ru fame, who agreed to be the focus of Ivanov’s first documentary. The two began their collaboration in February 2011 and have since spent two and a half years on the pre-production, production and post-production processes.
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Industry Leaders Form Samaserve
News: Industry Leaders Form SamaserveThree leading industry pros, Bob Ott, Sal Sandoval and Mel Medina, have joined forces with financial expert Vincent Tuzzio, Jr. to form Samaserve, a sales and service company that is taking an innovative approach to providing broadcast and professional digital cinema, television studios and mobile video production companies with first tier production consulting, technology sales, support and service.
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Anton/Bauer Brings Its Power To The Stage Of Annual American Freedom Alliance Fundraiser
News: Anton/Bauer Brings Its Power To The Stage Of Annual American Freedom Alliance FundraiserProduction Company Relies on DIONIC HCX to Help Light the Stage of Important Event
Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, recently assisted Franklin Video Productions, Inc., a full service video production company, in powering the stage lighting for an important annual fundraiser banquet for the American Freedom Alliance.
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NEP Harnesses the Powerful Capabilities of Grass Valley’s K-Frame Switcher Platform
Veteran broadcast services company purchases 26 K-Frame systems and upgrades 5 Kayenne Classics for use for its OB trucks across North America and the United Kingdom Deal builds upon longstanding relationship between the two companies, Strengthens Grass Valley’s position as a leader in the live sports and entertainment production markets
NEP, a leading provider of mobile and fixed broadcast facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom, has purchased 26 Grass Valley® K-Frame™ modular video processing engines to be used with Kayenne® and Karrera® Video Production Centers to upgrade more than 30 of its outside broadcasting (OB) trucks across their fleet. NEP will take delivery of the K-Frames over the next three years, through to 2016.
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Jump Studios, NVIDIA Quadro, Adobe CC and PNY Help Predict the Future of NASCAR’s Top Drivers in Compelling ESPN Teaser
High-profile “Last Chance” TV teaser uses a fortune-teller theme to amplify viewer interest in ESPN’s broadcast of the NASCAR Sprint Series Chase to the Cup finals
The cinematically styled ESPN teaser shows an exotic Tarot card reader foretelling the fates of leading NASCAR drivers as the final NASCAR Sprint Series Chase to the Cup approaches. Who will win? How will the story end? Is the answer in the cards?
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ABS Builds, Supports International Broadcasting Center For 27Th Sea Games In Myanmar
News: ABS Builds, Supports International Broadcasting Center For 27Th Sea Games In MyanmarProfessional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has been selected as the premier AV technology provider for the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) for the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which start today and run through December 22nd in Myanmar. More than 1,000 media personnel are expected to cover the games, and ABS has been on location for more than three months preparing for the event.
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WRN Broadcast Revolutionizes Playout with Grass Valley’s GV Edge Integrated Playout System
New solution enables 24/7 playout applications, allowing WRNB to deliver sophisticated new channels for CSC Media on time and on budget
WRN Broadcast, the UK-based global managed services company, has installed Grass Valley’s® GV Edge™ integrated playout system with K2 Edge playout nodes to effectively deliver and manage content from CSC Media Group, one of the largest UK-based satellite television channel providers. WRN Broadcast has migrated 20 CSC Media Group channels, including Buzmuzik, True Drama, True Movies and Pop on Sky, using the GV Edge system.
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Russia’s TTC Ostankino Upgrades TV Studios to HD with Grass Valley
Largest broadcast production company in Eastern Europe continues partnership with Grass Valley for the transition of its television studio operations to high definition
TV Technical Center Ostankino, the largest broadcast production company in Eastern Europe, continues its SD to HD upgrade with equipment provided by premiere partner Grass Valley. In 2012, Grass Valley® equipped the broadcaster with 24 LDK 8000 Elite 3G Transmission triax camera systems, 14 LDX Flex™ cameras and four Karrera® Video Production Centers for TTC Ostankino to kick-start its migration to HD.
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ESPN Selects Grass Valley to Outfit new HD Broadcast Facility
Ignite, Kayenne, K2 Summit kit out new ESPN Digital Center 2 40 LDX cameras upgrade existing Digital Center 1 Ignite system purchased for ESPN’s new Southeastern Conference Network
ESPN has selected Grass Valley® production technologies to equip its new HD Digital Center 2 broadcast facility in Bristol, CT, which is expected to be complete in spring 2014. The deal builds upon the longstanding relationship between ESPN and Grass Valley that spans three decades while strengthening Grass Valley’s position as a leader in the sports production market.
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AmberFin Announces New Transcode Farm Controller & Network Licence Server for iCR
New enterprise-class features support business growth in a fluid file-based media landscape
In an environment where leading analyst house, IHS Electronics and Media reports a continued global reduction in TV sales against predicted major increases in file transcoding resources where the real winner will be in multi-format transcoding needed for multi-screen OTT distribution, AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses has introduced new enterprise-class features for iCR, the company's file-based content ingest and transcoding system.
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Fox International Channels UK Shows Cunning by Choosing Marquis’ Project Parking
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced Fox International Channels UK has purchased three licences for Project Parking: Marquis’ solution aimed at assisting editors and facilities to manage their Avid edit storage more effectively. Project Parking will now be used to archive promos plus National Geographic long form content as well in the Operations Department which handles every UK transmission for Fox and National Geographic.
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Anton/Bauer Packs A Punch On Set Of New Sci-Fi Action Film "Hero Punk"
News: Anton/Bauer Packs A Punch On Set Of New Sci-Fi Action Film "Hero Punk"Cinematographer Ferguson Sauve-Rogan Selects DIONIC 90 Batteries to Power the All-Digital Film’s Production
When faced with the task of recreating writer/director Kanen Flowers’ cyber-punk superhero world on screen for the upcoming all-digital indie film "Hero Punk," DP/Cinematographer Ferguson Sauve-Rogan knew he would need a lot of peripherals to power up his rig. That’s why Rogan relies on portable power solutions from Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries.
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International Datacasting Corporation Announces New Executives, Restructures Sales Team to Support Emerging Market Growth Opportunities
International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) (“IDC” or the “Company”) announced today the appointment of new executives to key Company functions. The changes include a new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Products, as well as a restructuring of IDC’s global Sales force. The restructuring will increase IDC’s responsiveness to opportunities in rapidly-growing emerging markets and position the Company for increased success in those markets.
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RTW Provides Audio Loudness Management To Astro Productions
News: RTW Provides Audio Loudness Management To Astro ProductionsTop Asian Broadcaster Utilizes TM7 During Transition to Unified Metering
RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control, is pleased to announce the sale of eight RTW TM7 TouchMonitors to Astro Production Sdn. Bhd., a leading Asian broadcaster. The TM7s were equipped with several software modules, including: the SW20001, SW20002, SW20004, SW20005 and SW20006 units.
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Cinematographer Danna Kinsky Powers Her Latest Film Project With Anton/Bauer
News: Cinematographer Danna Kinsky Powers Her Latest Film Project With Anton/BauerDIONIC 90 and HyTRON 50 Batteries Selected for Filming of ‘A Matter of Chance’
With 18 years of experience in cinematography and still photography, Danna Kinsky is always on the hunt for the next interesting feature film. Based on her extensive experience in shooting footage in multiple formats, she relies heavily on batteries from 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, film and healthcare technology industries. The portability and longevity behind the company’s DIONIC® 90 and HyTRON 50 batteries ensures her equipment runs as smoothly as her productions.
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Anton/Bauer Shines A Spotlight On Mobile Power At SATIS 2013
News: Anton/Bauer Shines A Spotlight On Mobile Power At SATIS 2013Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, will have several of its mobile power solutions for the broadcast industry on display at the Vitec Videocom stand (#B19) during SATIS 2013. The company will highlight its DIONIC® HC, HCX, HD and CINE VCLX batteries, as well as a variety of the company’s innovative Gold Mount® solutions and chargers.
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SMPTE Announces New Officers and Governors Elected to Serve in 2014 and 2015
Key SMPTE Leadership Posts Reflect Growth of Society Worldwide
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the organization has elected new officers and governors, who will take office on Jan. 1, 2014.
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Redwood Technology Solutions opens Asian Sub continent for Object Matrix
Object Matrix, developer of trusted object based storage solutions, today announces the appointment of Redwood Technology Solutions to represent Object Matrix throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Object Matrix, developer of trusted object based storage solutions, today announces the appointment of Redwood Technology Solutions (RTS) to represent Object Matrix throughout the Asia Pacific region.
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Grass Valley Demonstrates Real-time 8K Editing For the First Time at InterBEE
Grass Valley® is offering a preview of future 8K support for its EDIUS® 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (InterBEE) at booth 7316. The demonstration follows recent announcements that the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan, will be broadcast in 8K — 16 times the resolution of today’s HD format.
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Anton/Bauer To Exhibit Leading Mobile Power Solutions At CCW 2013
News: Anton/Bauer To Exhibit Leading Mobile Power Solutions At CCW 2013Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, will have several of its mobile power solutions for the broadcast industry on display at the Vitec Videocom booth (#1031) during Content & Communications World (CCW) 2013. The company will highlight its DIONIC® HC, HCX and HyTRON® 140 batteries, its QR-SDH Gold Mount®, the AB Direct VU and AB-HDTX System components of its Gold Spectrum™ Wireless Series, as well as a variety of the company’s innovative chargers.
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Bank TV Launches End-to-End HD Solution from Grass Valley
GV STRATUS, GV Edge, and EDIUS serve as the core components for Ukrainian broadcaster’s 24/7 HD news workflow
Bank TV, a satellite broadcaster in the Ukraine, has launched a complete, end-to-end high definition (HD) news production solution from Grass Valley® to facilitate the smooth delivery of its 24/7programming. At the core of the broadcaster’s new structure is GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools for enhanced production and a streamlined workflow. GV STRATUS is being used in tandem with EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editing software and GV Edge™ Integrated Playout System with K2 Edge™ playout nodes for 24/7 playout. This deal with Bank TV builds upon the recent momentum generated by Grass Valley in the Ukrainian broadcast market as well as traction gained by GV STRATUS in the EMEA region.
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Four K Productions Launches In Los Angeles As New Producer Of Original Broadcast Content In The 4K Format
News: Four K Productions Launches In Los Angeles As New Producer Of Original Broadcast Content In The 4K FormatSlate of Original Programs Currently in Development -- Company Founder and Creative Consultants Have Decades of Experience In Motion Picture and TV Advertising, Marketing, and Promotion; Wayne Threatt is New Company’s Corporate Strategic Consultant
Four K Productions LLC has been launched in Los Angeles as a new production company specializing in the development, production, and distribution of original broadcast content shot and post-produced in the 4K/UltraHD format. The company has secured initial financial backers, and has already completed its first production, “MIX: LA.” The new company also has a slate of original programs currently in development. The announcements were made today by company Founder/President Kevin Williamson.
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DPA Microphones Restructures its Management Team
News: DPA Microphones Restructures its Management TeamThe changes will allow the company to highlight new products and bring its technology to much wider audiences
DPA Microphones has restructured its management team in order to maximize resources and consolidate international sales activity around future new product launches. The company’s CEO, Christian Poulsen, says the development of exciting new products scheduled for release in 2014 gave DPA the impetus to examine its internal structure and make changes that play to individual managers’ personal strengths.
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Grass Valley Shows Range of Flexible Production Solutions at NATEXPO 2013 Ahead of 2014 Winter Games in Russia
In preparation for the 2014 Winter Games being held in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, Grass Valley® will be exhibiting at the NATEXPO 2013 convention at the Crocus Expo in Moscow, Russia, from November 19-21. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth А 50 Hall 8 will get first hand demonstrations of a range of live production solutions that will support the 2014 Winter Games, including HD cameras, switchers, and software.
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India’s TV NOW Selects Grass Valley Solutions for First HD News Operation
First deployment in growing India broadcast market for GV Director and GV STRATUS, builds on momentum generated by recent Grass Valley wins
TV NOW, a brand new 24-hour Malayalam satellite television channel for news and other informational programming, plans to launch with a fully integrated high-definition news production solution from Grass Valley®. TV NOW’s new infrastructure will include three GV Director™ nonlinear live production systems, the powerful GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools,nine LDX Flex™ HD studio cameras, a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher, a K2 Summit® 3G transmission server, EDIUS® nonlinear editing software, and HD K2 SAN storage. Together, these solutions will enable TV NOW to get news to air more quickly and without any interruptions, which is crucial to the smooth running of an operation that airs programming 24/7.
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Anton/Bauer To Present Professional Mobile Power Solutions At Photoplus EXPO 2013
News: Anton/Bauer To Present Professional Mobile Power Solutions At Photoplus EXPO 2013Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, will present a variety of its mobile power solutions at this year’s Photo District News PhotoPlus International Conference and Expo (Vitec Videocom/Anton/Bauer booth #1244).
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Some Girl(S), Like Rachel Morrison, Prefer Anton/Bauer Batteries
News: Some Girl(S), Like Rachel Morrison, Prefer Anton/Bauer BatteriesCinematographer Trusts HyTRON 140s and DIONIC 90s to Power Her Recent Feature Film
Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, continues to be the battery of choice for the latest generation of up-and-coming cinematographers. Case in point—when it came to selecting batteries for her latest film, cinematographer Rachel Morrison showed no hesitation in utilizing Anton/Bauer products to fuel the production of, "Some Girl(s)," starring Kristen Bell and Adam Brody.
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Jackshoot Takes Delivery Of The First Custom Consoles EditOne Desk
News: Jackshoot Takes Delivery Of The First Custom Consoles EditOne DeskJackshoot, one of Europe's leading online broadcast service-providers, has taken delivery of the first Custom Consoles EditOne desk. Installed at Jackshoot's UK headquarters, the EditOne is being used as a live control station for switching, editing and monitoring live programme content immediately prior to live internet-based transmission.
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Zero Gravity Scores With Anton/Bauer Solutions To Power Clemson University Sports Shows
News: Zero Gravity Scores With Anton/Bauer Solutions To Power Clemson University Sports ShowsLongtime Customer Relies on DIONIC 90, HyTRON 140 Batteries and Gold Mounts for Fast-Paced Projects
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, film and healthcare technology industries, has been an integral part of Zero Gravity’s projects since the company’s inception in 1998. Most recently, Anton/Bauer batteries played an imperative role in the company’s longstanding project of producing Clemson University coach shows during the school’s football and basketball seasons. Whether working on a post-game report or producing other material, including broadcast commercials and corporate videos, Zero Gravity counts on the reliability and top-notch performance of Anton/Bauer batteries to power through any production scenario.
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Object Matrix Appoints 9 New Resellers In New And Exciting Territories
bject Matrix, the leading developer of trusted nearline archive solutions, today announces the appointment of several new reseller partners in Latin America, North America, South East Asia and mainland Europe.
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Anton/Bauer Is The Perfect Match For Michael Frye At The 2013 U.S. Open Championships
News: Anton/Bauer Is The Perfect Match For Michael Frye At The 2013 U.S. Open ChampionshipsCamera Operator Relies on DIONIC 90 Batteries for Live Tennis Coverage
Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, held the home court advantage at the 2013 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, assisting freelance camera operator Michael Frye in his filming of the tournament’s key matches and fan reactions for the Tennis Channel.
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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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High Output LED Field Lighting Solution by Litepanels and Anton/Bauer
News: High Output LED Field Lighting Solution by Litepanels and Anton/BauerLitepanels is pleased to announce the Hilio™/HC Field Lighting Package. This package is designed to provide the Hilio’s high output daylight balanced illumination with a convenient and portable DC power system from Anton/Bauer for ultimate mobility. Portable and high output, this field lighting solution kicks off with special pricing of 30% off when purchased through authorized dealers.
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Avid Extends Industry Leadership with Next Phase of Strategic Vision, and Announces New Customer Association, at IBC 2013
Asserting its commitment to lead the industry forward, company presents details of its “Avid Everywhere” vision, launches collaborative Customer Association, and introduces major product innovations for audio mixing and shared storage
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today presented details about Avid Everywhere™, the company’s strategic vision for the industry, centered on connecting creative professionals and media organizations with their audiences in a more powerful, efficient, collaborative, and profitable way. The Avid Everywhere vision will manifest itself as the most fluid end-to-end distributed media production environment in the industry, a comprehensive ecosystem that encompasses every aspect of the new digital media value chain.
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AJA Announces EVS as New Developer Partner
EVS to Integrate AJA Solutions Including Corvid Ultra and TruZoom
IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 (September 13, 2013) -- AJA Video Systems today announced that EVS, a leading manufacturer of solutions for live production and broadcast, has joined AJA’s family of developer partners. EVS will offer integrated support for a range of AJA products, including Corvid Ultra and the just-announced TruZoom™ software.
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International Datacasting Teams With Irdeto To Deliver End-To-End Solution For Pay TV Operators
New offerings enable DTH operators and broadcasters to expand customer base, launch value-added services and secure new revenue streams
As global demand for satellite and digital cable services surges, International Datacasting (TSX: IDC) and Irdeto (JSE: NPN) have joined forces to provide a seamless solution for overcoming the hurdles facing pay TV operators in fast-growing markets. The two companies will demonstrate their offerings at the IBC 2013 show, September 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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LYNX Technik Revolutionizes the User Experience with flexGUI™ for APPolo Control
News: LYNX Technik Revolutionizes the User Experience with flexGUI™ for APPolo ControlIBC 2013 - 8.C70, LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces is revolutionizing the user experience of its software control with the launch of flexGUI for APPolo Control Software. flexGUI will be demonstrated at the LYNX Technik IBC 2013, stand 8.C70.
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Grass Valley Launches EDIUSWorld.com for EDIUS 7 Users
New site serves as engaging online resource for EDIUS 7 users Provides expert tips, tricks, and ‘how-to’s on key EDIUS 7 functions Contains comprehensive video tutorials on editing, cinematography, and 3D filmmaking
Grass Valley® announces the launch of EDIUSWorld.com, a new online resource for its recently released EDIUS® 7 nonlinear video editing application. The site contains a wealth of product information on EDIUS 7 as well as a comprehensive ‘Edification’ section that includes almost three hours of new instructional videos from EDIUS experts around the world on key topics such as craft editing, cinematography, DSLR filmmaking, film grain, plugins, and 3D production.
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Grass Valley Releases Latest Version of GV STRATUS Nonlinear Production Application Framework
New ‘Multisite’ function connects multiple GV STRATUS sites and allows users to browse and share remote content Includes plug-in for use with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC for advanced editing and program creation Interfaces with Telestream Vantage® for publishing to mobile devices and the web, Enables Avid migration
Grass Valley® announces the latest version of GV STRATUS®, its widely used nonlinear media production tool. GV STRATUS includes powerful upgrades and increased functionality that take file-based productions to the next level by drawing on Grass Valley’s unique combination of user knowledge, engineering excellence, and product portfolio. The forward thinking approach of GV STRATUS is enhancing the business models of news, live, and playout media production organizations as they meet the growing demands for a multi-screen, multiplatform audience.
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Grass Valley launches LDX 80 Compact Series - A New Standard of Image Performance for Compact Cameras
Compact form factor camera for use in productions requiring fixed position cameras or standalone cameras Software upgradeable range, allowing camera users to enhance creativity and functionality Responds to broadcast needs of customers, offering best possible production performance, regardless of scale or project
Grass Valley® has launched the LDX 80 Compact Series of camera heads, which offer a compact form factor for use in productions requiring cameras on robotic heads, fixed position cameras or standalone cameras. The LDX 80 Compact Series offers the same feature set, format support and performance and uses the same C2IP camera control system as the LDX range, which offers unparalleled image quality, flexibility and efficiency, but at a lower price. They are also the perfect companion to other cameras in the LDX range.
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Grass Valley Introduces CommandCenter Software Application for Customizing Broadcast Infrastructure Workflows
· Offers a more efficient approach to facility control in one application · Provides simple access, powerful control and comprehensive diagnostics · Built-in flexibility for customized workflows and specific task management
Grass Valley® introduces its newCommandCenter™ software application, designed with advanced functionality to configure, control, monitor, and diagnose a range of broadcast infrastructure devices on-site or remotely. This solution makes the implementation of multi-signal paths easier and more cost-effective within broadcast operations—helping to alleviate the complexity of today’s broadcast infrastructure workflows.
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Digital Vision Brings Thor Advanced Image Processing to IBC 2013
Thor to deliver high quality, real time processing at 4K, faster than real time for HD and SD
Following well received technology demonstrations at NAB 2013 and Broadcast Asia 2013, Digital Vision will bring Thor to Stand 7.E30 at IBC 2013. The dedicated hardware platform for advanced image processing, which is scheduled for delivery in December 2013, enables real-time processing for 4K and faster than real-time for HD and SD sources. 8K processing will be enabled during 2014.
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Signiant Announces Rapid Adoption of Media Shuttle; Gaining Momentum by Expanding Capabilities
News: Signiant Announces Rapid Adoption of Media Shuttle; Gaining Momentum by Expanding CapabilitiesHybrid SaaS Solution Delivers Value to Broadcast Professionals around the Globe and Stimulates Growth
IBC SHOW, HALL 14, Stand 125 – Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that market momentum continues to accelerate for its award-winning Media Shuttle™ file transfer solution. The category-defining product remains the only offering of its type on the market, and broadcasters, post-production houses, and content creators across the globe are adopting it in record numbers. As the result of ongoing product innovation and enhancements, Media Shuttle now addresses a broad range of applications and is rapidly becoming the de facto standard for moving and sharing digital content.
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MLB Network Scores a Home Run with Grass Valley GV STRATUS Installation
MLB Network to install GV STRATUS nonlinear production tools
MLB Network, Major League Baseball’s 24/7 cable TV network, will install Grass Valley’s® GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools into its production center, which distributes baseball content to approximately 70 million homes. In a highly competitive bidding process, Grass Valley was selected by MLB Network to help the network maximize efficiencies and streamline workflows. Grass Valley has worked with MLB Network since its launch in 2009 and has already installed multiple Grass Valley K2 HD media servers and most recently in 2012, a second Kayenne® Video Production Center switcher. The project is expected to be complete in 2014.
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Grass Valley Announces GV STRATUS Support for ANNOVA’s OpenMedia Newsroom Computer System
As part of its ongoing commitment to open standards architecture, Grass Valley® announced today that the company's GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools now interface with Germany-based ANNOVA Systems’s OpenMedia 4 Newsroom Computer System. This signifies a powerful step forward for Grass Valley’s presence in central Europe’s newsroom market.
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Midco Sports Network Upgrades Mobile Production from SD to HD with Grass Valley Solutions
Grass Valley technology delivers cost-effective HD programming for live sports
Midco Sports Network, which provides live coverage of local sporting events throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, is upgrading an existing standard definition production truck with sophisticated, high definition technology from Grass Valley®. The upgrade will include seven LDX Première™ software upgradable cameras, a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher, a K2 Dyno® Replay System, and a Concerto™ Series 128x128 compact routing system. The complete Grass Valley solution enables the Sioux Falls, SD-based company to bring high quality HD to its clients and viewers with cost efficiency, while delivering a software-only path to 3G in the future.
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Grass Valley and Elemental Deliver Multiplatform Solution to Viacom International Media Networks
Cost-efficiently managing multiplatform delivery from one integrated solution
Grass Valley® is partnering with Elemental Technologies to provide a multiplatform solution for Viacom International Media Networks to deliver and manage content across its traditional and new media platforms. The project is expected to be live by the end of 2013.
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AmberFin and Encompass Digital Media Ramp Up Asian Enterprise Operations with World’s First AmberFin Transcode Farm Controller
News: AmberFin and Encompass Digital Media Ramp Up Asian Enterprise Operations with World’s First AmberFin Transcode Farm ControllerAmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest and transcoding solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses together with Encompass Digital Media, a leading Singapore-based digital media services company, today announced a partnership that will enable the provision and creation of high resolution mezzanine files to the delivery of content to mobile platforms.
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Shaw Media Deploys Nonlinear Platform Across Canada with Grass Valley STRATUS
GV STRATUS installed in seven TV stations across Canada
Canadian Broadcaster Shaw Media will upgrade its existing Grass Valley® Aurora™ system to the GV STRATUS® media workflow application in seven of its news stations throughout the rest of this year. The project will stretch across the country with integration of GV STRATUS in five additional TV stations in 2014. GV STRATUS will optimize Shaw’s workflow by providing a versatile software-based platform for nonlinear media production. It will expand desktop access to all users and provide integration across all GV STRATUS sites, enabling users to share functions for search, view, move and edit. It will also provide Shaw Media with an impressive 3,785 hours of HD storage.
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Signiant Appoints Greg Hoskin as Managing Director of European and Asia-Pacific Markets
Market Leader in Intelligent File Movement Software Adds New Senior Leader with Proven Track Record of Growth
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today named Greg Hoskin as Managing Director of its European and Asia-Pacific regions. Based in London, Mr. Hoskin brings more than two decades of experience leading high-growth media technology businesses to this newly created role.
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Custom Consoles Module-R and Media Wall chosen for BT Sport
News: Custom Consoles Module-R and Media Wall chosen for BT SportCustom Consoles announces the successful completion of a major technical furniture project at the new London home of BT Sport.
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TV2 Bornholm Chooses Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System for Live Danish Sports Coverage
Grass Valley® has recently equipped TV2 Bornholm, a leading Danish broadcaster, with its K2 Dyno® Replay System to deliver engaging replays and highlight packages during the 5-day Etape Bornholm marathon in June, an annual highlight in Bornholm’s sporting calendar.
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LYNX Technik® yellobrik® Technology Supports Pope's World Youth Day Live Event
LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces announces that its yellobrik signal processing solutions were used in the largest signal distribution project in Brazil to date for the Pope's recent mass at World Youth Day.
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DaVinci Resolve Colorist Marilen Magasaysay wins “Best in Color Grading” at Apollo Awards 2013
Blackmagic Design today announced that Marilen Magasaysay, DaVinci Resolve colorist with Manila based post production company Optima Digital, has won Asia Pacific’s first ever regional “Best in Color Grading” award for her work in “Stylist,” a clean air campaign video, at the Asia Image Apollo Awards 2013.
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Danmon Systems Group completes HD studio for TV2|DANMARK HD news
News: Danmon Systems Group completes HD studio for TV2|DANMARK HD newsDanmon Systems Group announces the completion of a new high-definition news studio at the Odense headquarters of publicly-owned Danish television network TV 2|DANMARK A/S.
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IBC 2013 Preview: Danmon Systems Group
News: IBC 2013 Preview: Danmon Systems GroupDanmon Systems Group will exhibit its full range of systems integration services on stand 8.B51 at IBC, Amsterdam, 13-17 September 2013.
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BT Sport Selects Aspera To Drive High-Performance File Transfer At BT Sport’s New Production Hub In Stratford
Combination of faspTM high-speed file transfer and Orchestrator workflow automation helps to power BT Sport’s end-to-end workflows
Aspera, Inc., the creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced that BT Sport partner Timeline Television has selected Aspera technology as the chosen high-speed transfer and automation platform for its live sport production workflow.
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Anton/Bauer Demonstrates Power Solutions For ENG Lighting At The Texas Association Of Broadcasters 60Th Annual Convention & Trade Show
News: Anton/Bauer Demonstrates Power Solutions For ENG Lighting At The Texas Association Of Broadcasters 
 60Th Annual Convention & Trade ShowAs the Texas Association of Broadcasters celebrates 60 years in the industry at its annual convention and trade show, 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, film and healthcare technology industries, will be on hand demonstrating its latest ENG solutions (Booth 16). During the two-day event, Anton/Bauer will offer attendees a closer look at portable power for LED lighting, including the company’s QRC-LG Gold Mount®, DIONIC® HC battery and T2 charger—a complete system for powering Litepanels’ Sola ENG Flight kit.
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ITN chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desk For New Production Control Room
News: ITN chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desk For New Production Control RoomIndependent Television News (ITN) has chosen a large studio control desk from Custom Consoles as part of a technical upgrade at its headquarters in Gray's Inn Road, central London. More than 8.8 metres in breadth, the desk is an in-line design occupying almost the full width of Studio Control Suite A.
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Germany's RecordLab TV & Media GmbH Selects Grass Valley Live Production Solutions to Equip First OB Van
Production and routing switchers and super SloMo camera deliver high-quality coverage
Grass Valley® has announced that it has supplied Germany-based RecordLab, experts in broadcast services, with solutions for its first fully equipped OB van. RecordLab will be working with local Grass Valley partner Wellen+Nöthen from conceptual planning to technical systems integration for their new OB van. Wellen+Nöthen will equip RecordLab with a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with a 2 M/E and 3 M/E control panel, a 3 M/E Trinix® NXT Digital Video Routing Switcher in a 256X512 chassis and a LDK 8300® Live Super SloMo Camera for live productions.
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Filmmaker David Wright Trusts Anton/Bauer To Power Independent Feature Film Blind Pass
News: Filmmaker David Wright Trusts Anton/Bauer To Power Independent Feature Film Blind PassChooses DIONIC 90 Batteries and Other Anton/Bauer Gear for First Turn as Director of Photography
After spending several years as an award-winning documentary filmmaker, David Wright recently took on the role of director of photography for Blind Pass, a new independent feature film. Shooting primarily in Ireland with additional scenes filmed on location in Florida, Wright faced unpredictable weather and a rigorous daily production schedule.
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Grass Valley Enhances K2 Architecture to Support Panasonic’s New AVC-LongG Recording
K2 Summit, K2 Solo become first broadcast servers on the market to support AVC-LongG compression type
Working with its longtime partner Panasonic®, Grass Valley® announces the newest upgrade to its K2® server products to include powerful compression support for Panasonic’s new AVC-LongG (Advanced Video Codec/Long Group Of Pictures) compression type, which the company announced at NAB 2013. Grass Valley’s K2 Summit® and K2 Solo® are the first broadcast servers on the market to support playout of the AVC-LongG recording format, which is part of Panasonic’s new AVC-ULTRA codec family of products. The new versions of K2 Summit and K2 Solo will be available August 2013, with software upgrades available for models sold within the past year. Older versions of K2 Summit are field-upgradable.
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Legend3D Enhances Pipeline with eyeon Generation®
Leading Stereoscopic and Visual Effects studio, Legend3D, Inc., announced today the deployment of hundreds of licenses of eyeon’s latest Generation release.
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Hedgehog Selects Grass Valley Solutions for Lebanon’s First HD OB Van
Grass Valley® today announced Lebanese production company Hedgehog has selected an end-to-end workflow consisting of cameras, production switchers, routing switchers, router control systems and replay systems for Lebanon’s first HD OB van. These live production solutions provide the mobile backbone for Hedgehog so that it can provide better quality HD coverage of live events. On the ground, Hedgehog will work closely with Grass Valley’s local partner in Lebanon, Pharaon Broadcast.
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Sohonet Appoints Non-Executive Chairman, Chuck Parker to Steer its Global Expansion Plans
News: Sohonet Appoints Non-Executive Chairman, Chuck Parker to Steer its Global Expansion PlansSohonet the leading expert in connectivity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service for the media and entertainment industry, is pleased to announce the Board appointment of Chuck Parker to help guide Sohonet through it's continuing global expansion process.
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Grass Valley Showcases Latest Innovations in Nonlinear Live Production Solutions at SMPTE Australia 2013
Grass Valley® will showcase its latest innovations in nonlinear live production at this year’s SMPTE Australia Conference and Exhibition, 23-26 July, in Sydney. The conference provides an opportunity for Grass Valley to debut the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System to the Oceanic market, and to demonstrate the latest version of its Ignite® Automated Production System.
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Endemol’s Initial Uses Aframe to Speed Review & Approval on UK Celebrity Musical Competition Series “Your Face Sounds Familiar”
News: Endemol’s Initial Uses Aframe to Speed Review & Approval on UK Celebrity Musical Competition Series “Your Face Sounds Familiar”Producers Move 75-Minute, Full-Res Weekly Episodes To Review Team In Under an Hour, Instead of Next Day, Powered by Aframe’s Secure Cloud Computing Platform
Aframe said that Initial, a unit of Endemol UK and one of the country’s leading entertainment content creators and producers, is using the Aframe cloud video production and asset management platform to dramatically speed the review and approval process for “Your Face Sounds Familiar,” a comedic celebrity singing competition that debuted in the UK last month. Instead of shipping DVDs of the full 75-minute, full-resolution broadcast or contestants’ pre-airing performances, Aframe allowed the Initial team to upload content directly into Aframe’s secure cloud-based platform. From there, content was sent as an email link to an entire team of executives in well under an hour, for the entire team to review from any device, anywhere in the world.
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Anton/Bauer Hits The Road With Alex Buono For Visual Storytelling Tour
News: Anton/Bauer Hits The Road With Alex Buono For Visual Storytelling TourEducational Workshops to Feature Anton/Bauer Batteries, Chargers and Gold Mounts®
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, film and healthcare technology industries, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling Tour. The tour kicked off in Minneapolis on June 3, and Buono, the Oscar-nominated Saturday Night Live Director of Photography, is hosting three filmmaking workshops a day across the country—discussing everything from script and location scouting to editing and delivery.
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Adtec Partners With Encompass To Support MLB Network’s Coverage Of The 2013 MLB All-Star Game
Adtec Digital today announced its partnership with Encompass Digital Media to exclusively provide compression solutions for MLB Network’s coverage of the 2013 All-Star Game to take place at New York’s Citi Field on July 16, 2013. In addition, Adtec will provide compression, multiplexing and decoding for MLB Network’s exclusive telecast of the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show earlier that day.
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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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Grass Valley Releases EDIUS 7 - Real-time, Multilayer 4K Nonlinear Video Editing Software
· EDIUS 7 includes support for memory-intensive 4K editing and the newest file formats · Opens software up to third-party input and output hardware support · Responds to evolving needs of customers for flexible nonlinear video editing
Grass Valley® has announced EDIUS® 7, the latest version of Grass Valley's nonlinear video editing application. EDIUS is a proven, industry-leading solution for editors working on fast turn production in broadcast news, newsmagazine, and studio program content, as well as professional video editors working on organizational, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions. EDIUS 7 is now a native 64-bit application for Windows 7 and Windows 8 64-bit operating systems, taking full advantage of up to 512 GB (dependent upon Windows version) of installed memory for super-intensive media operations, such as multilayer 4K and 3D editing.
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Bui’s Multi-Platform Endeavor Relies on OConnor, Litepanels, Petrol Bags & Anton Bauer
News: Bui’s Multi-Platform Endeavor Relies on OConnor, Litepanels, Petrol Bags & Anton BauerIt’s taken several years for cinematographer Lan Bui to bring Redemption: "The Darkness Descending" to completion. But it’s been worth the effort. The multi-platform project began as a 24 episode web series that allows the audience to enter an underground world and become part of the story through a groundbreaking interactive app, and has since grown into a feature film.
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Blueyed Pictures Signs Comedy Director Brendan Beachman
News: Blueyed Pictures Signs Comedy Director Brendan BeachmanLos Angeles-based Blueyed Pictures has signed comedy director Brendan Beachman for U.S. commercial representation. His natural knack for on-point casting and his off-kilter sense of humor can be seen in his commercial work for such top brands as Colgate, Braun, Secret Deodorant, Oral B and DOW. In addition to spots, he has also directed longer form content, including the comedy short “Statis.” The young helmer has also amassed a substantial portfolio on the burgeoning video content crowd-sourcing platform, Tongal, working on numerous campaigns for top national brands. He recently completed a spirited and well-received campaign for Glide dental floss and has a new spot for Norelco upcoming.
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Hawthorne Direct, with PJA Advertising, Produces Drive to Retail Broadcast Campaign for Brother International Corporation
News: Hawthorne Direct, with PJA Advertising, Produces Drive to Retail Broadcast Campaign for Brother International CorporationHawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has produced new one and two-minute commercials in conjunction with PJA Advertising for Brother International Corporation. PJA Advertising was responsible for the creative. The announce-ment was made today by Chief Operations Officer Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, Hawthorne Direct.
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Evans Chooses Vinten Vision blue for Silkies of Madagascar
News: Evans Chooses Vinten Vision blue for Silkies of MadagascarWhile on location shooting the documentary about traditional silk weavers, Silkies of Madagascar, award-winning National Geographic stills photographer and video director David Evans decided to make the leap to DP. “I began looking around for an appropriate tripod system,” he says. “Then I discovered Vinten’s Vision blue. It is super compact when folded up and rock-solid steady when in use. After looking around, it seemed the absolute best choice for me. It balances easily and the movement is as smooth as anyone could possibly want.”
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