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R2C Group Adds Facilis TerraBlock 24D to Keep the Creative Rolling
News: R2C Group Adds Facilis TerraBlock 24D to Keep the Creative RollingPortland-based R2C Group is the nation’s leading transactional brand building, direct response agency. The company creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire consumer reactions to brands and products for clients like TaxACT.com, Humana and Bissell. Unlike traditional advertising, where projects typically end at delivery, content for R2C Group customers is continually modified throughout each campaign based on real-time feedback. Each creative project must be accessible for several months at a time, which quickly fills up the facility’s storage servers.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Introduces Enhanced Integration With Adobe Creative Cloud
News: Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Introduces Enhanced Integration With Adobe Creative CloudSNS EVO ShareBrowser Client Update Provides Metadata Export and Cloud Integration for Latest Release of Adobe Creative Cloud
Conference Hall 7, Stand 7.J05 - Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced new integrations for Adobe® Creative Cloud® users with EVO ShareBrowser. New features provided increased portability of custom metadata tags in ShareBrowser and a dedicated workspace for Adobe Creative Cloud user storage.
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Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast Announce TerraBlock Compatibility with Medway and Project Parking at IBC 2014
Integrated Shared Storage, Media and Metadata Workflow Fuels Productivity
Conference Stand 7.E08 - Shared storage provider Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast, specialists in content workflows and media integration software, announced today that they've joined forces to qualify Medway and Project Parking products with TerraBlock shared storage. The strategic partnership will help Facilis customers take advantage of Medway's extensive media and metadata tracking features for enhanced project management in Avid® environments.
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IBC 2014: Facilis Delivers TerraBlock Integration for NewTek Multi-Camera Live Video Production Tools
Joins NewTek Developer Network to Bring Advanced Shared Storage Capabilities to TriCaster and 3Play Customers
Conference Stand 7.E08 – At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, Facilis Technology announced that it has aligned with NewTek to provide TerraBlock shared storage support for NewTek's TriCaster multi-camera live video production systems, as well as its 3Play integrated sports solutions. As a result of the collaboration, Facilis is now part of the expanding NewTek Developer Network, affording NewTek customers the flexibility to record and play out multiple live-streams simultaneously, using an industry-leading multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage server that supports both 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet.
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Met Film Post Brings on SNS EVO as Central Hub for Production Workflow
News: Met Film Post Brings on SNS EVO as Central Hub for Production WorkflowStudio Network Solutions’ EVO Shared Storage Server Supplies Collaborative and Cost-Efficient Workflow Solution for UK’s Award-Winning Met Film
Based at Ealing Studios in London, the oldest continuously working film studio in the world, Met Film Post is one-third of one of the UK’s most remarkable film organizations, Met Film. Met Film combines three leading-edge companies, Met Film School, Met Film Production and Met Film Post. By providing hands-on, professional experience for students, award-winning productions and front line post-production technology services, the vanguard organization creates a unique and a symbiotic working setting for aspiring filmmakers and established experts.
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Award-Winning Australian Video Agency Taps Small Tree and Digistor to Maximize Workflow
Melbourne Company Achieves Optimal Speeds and ROI with TitaniumZ-16 Shared Storage System Across 10GbE
Delivering stunning video content for corporate, agency and government clients, New McPherson recently grew tired of its cumbersome workflow system. To accelerate its post-production process, the Melbourne-based agency turned to Digistor, digital media solution specialists, for expert counsel. After a thorough review of New McPherson’s setup, which included a range of direct connect external drives moving data from one workstation to another, Digistor prescribed a robust, scalable and ROI-friendly TitaniumZ-16 Ethernet-based shared storage system from Small Tree.
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Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Gains Worldwide Momentum
Post Production and Content Creation Facilities Spanning Europe, the Middle East and North America Advance Revenue-generating Operations with TerraBlock
Creative shops around the world are turning to Facilis TerraBlock shared storage to enhance project collaboration and boost productivity as evolving file formats and bit rates introduce new challenges to post production and content creation workflows. A growing number of facilities from Norway, to the U.K., Egypt, Canada and beyond are integrating TerraBlock into media pipelines to realize greater flexibility, speed and scalability.
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ATTO Technology at IBC 2014 – Powering the World’s Content from Creation to Delivery
The Only Company that Enables Integration of Media Production Workflow into IT Infrastructures
ATTO Technology, Inc., the recognized leader in powering high-performance audio and video workflows, will showcase its latest solutions supporting the ever increasing demands of higher resolutions, multiple formats and full integration with a company's IT infrastructure at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 12 through September 16 in the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre, Hall 7 Stand F.41. ATTO’s extensive line of storage and network connectivity products will also be seen throughout the show floor in over 50 workflow demonstrations of the industry’s top manufacturers, who look to ATTO for the enabling technology that maximizes the performance of their storage solution.
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IBC 2014: Facilis Technology Streamlines Complex Creative Pipelines
At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, Facilis Technology will showcase TerraBlock shared storage qualifications for popular production, ingest, asset management and archiving tools that are designed to simplify post production and content creation workflows. From September 12-16, in stand 7.E08 at the RAI, the company will also preview new features to be incorporated into future versions of Facilis’ TerraBlock multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage system supporting 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet, and highlight customer deployments of its systems worldwide.
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RaceTech Invests in Ikegami HDK-55 Cameras
News: RaceTech Invests in Ikegami HDK-55 CamerasRaceTech, the leading supplier of television pictures and other services to the British horse-racing industry, has chosen Ikegami HDK-55 cameras as part of a continuing major upgrade into high-definition production. The initial order is for 18 complete HDK-55 camera chains including triax adapters and base stations plus OCP-300 control panels.
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ATTO Featured in Latest Infortrend Storage Solutions on Display at IBC 2014
Infortrend® (Public TPE: 2495) today extends an invitation to its International Broadcasting Convention 2014 showcase, taking place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 12th-16th. The newest Infortrend storage will be on hand for visitors to experience, including powerful EonStor DS 3000 and cost-effective EonStor DS 1000 RAID systems, as well as EonNAS 3000 Gen2 unified storage.
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Miller Camera Support Equipment Cooks Up a Creative Storm While Traveling with Patrick and Kylie
News: Miller Camera Support Equipment Cooks Up a Creative Storm While Traveling with Patrick and KylieTelevision Show Duo Relies on the Air Tripod System to Shoot Latest Cooking and Travel Projects
When television personalities Patrick and Kylie each decided to embark on their own journeys, shooting separate new travel and cooking series in Italy and London, respectively, Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, helped set the scenes with its new, compact, durable Air Tripod System.
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XenData Adds Amazon Cloud Storage Support to Entire Archive Server Range
News: XenData Adds Amazon Cloud Storage Support to Entire Archive Server RangeEnhanced connectivity offers the media and entertainment industry a multi-archive solution for Amazon Cloud, Sony ODA and LTO
XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced it will add support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage across its entire archive appliance and server product range, including the SX-10 and SX-520. The cloud connectivity will provide customers added flexibility and enable them to enhance data protection capabilities by allowing content to be easily stored and archived to Amazon Cloud, LTO and Sony Optical Disc Archive (ODA), or a combination of all three simultaneously.
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ATTO Technology to Introduce New FibreBridge™ 7500 Storage Controller at VMworld 2014
Brings Enterprise-level Fibre Channel to SAS SSD/HDD Storage with less than 4 Microseconds of Latency
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, will introduce its new FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, California, August 24 through August 28. As IT infrastructures see some of their most radical changes in over a decade, ATTO’s new 7500 and complete integrated portfolio of storage and network connectivity products assures solutions for today’s challenging new high performance IT environments.
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JMR Announces General Availability of New BlueStor Networked Storage Server for SMB Shared Storage Applications
News: JMR Announces General Availability of New BlueStor Networked Storage Server for SMB Shared Storage ApplicationsJMR's 'affordable performance' enterprise-class networked server touts longest industry warranty and available in three NAS configurations - including High Availability Cluster 64-bit
August 14, 2014 – JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, announced today the general availability of their newly affordable Dual RAID BlueStor™ Networked Storage Server powered by euroNAS software OS.
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ATTO Partners with JB&A As Value Added Distributor
JB&A to Help eExpand ATTO’s Channel Network, Train and Certify Partners and Offer Value Added Services to Help Partners Ensure Success.
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that it has signed a new channel distribution agreement with JB&A Distribution, the well-established experts in media management and IP video distribution. JB&A will distribute ATTO’s complete portfolio of products that supports the ever increasing demands of higher resolutions, multiple formats and complete integration with a company's IT infrastructure in order to create and monetize content. JB&A’s strategic initiatives combined with its established channel network will help ATTO expand its market reach and strengthen its presence in North America.
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IBC2014 Premiere for High Frame Rate 8K Television from NHK
Latest advances in 8K (Super Hi-Vision), including 120 frames a second, to be unveiled at IBC2014.
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ATG Danmon Completes Major Systems Upgrades for Ericsson
News: ATG Danmon Completes Major Systems Upgrades for EricssonATG Danmon has completed a series of system expansion projects at the Stockholm headquarters of Ericsson Broadcast Services.
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AX32 Converters Capture José van Dam & YOU Concert
News: AX32 Converters Capture José van Dam & YOU ConcertAX32 converters captured the detailed audio nuances during a large-scale recording of a recent concert with José van Dam & YOU in Brussels. The recording was made at the city's largest cultural venue, the Palais des Beaux-Arts, for the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel. Other performers included the National Orchestra of Belgium and soloists. The concert was streamed directly over the web using low-latency uncompressed audio-over-Ethernet networking.
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ATTO Technology Expands Certifications with NetApp®
Expansion of Relationship Will Help Customers Solve Their Most Bandwidth-Intensive Problems
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that it is expanding its portfolio of connectivity options for NetApp storage and data management solutions with the Celerity™ 8Gb and Gen 5 powered 16Gb Host Bus Adapters and ThunderLink™ 1082 Desklink device.
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ATTO Technology’s ExpressSAS™ Certified With Dot Hill
News: ATTO Technology’s ExpressSAS™ Certified With Dot HillCertification Delivers A Fully Tested and Supported 12Gb SAS Solution
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that its 12Gb ExpressSAS™ HBAs have been certified for use with Dot Hill’s AssuredSAN® 4000 Series RAID Storage Arrays. The fully tested and supported 12Gb SAS option is ideal for Enterprise-class users in high performance markets looking for storage, data protection, and virtualized solutions.
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aQ Broadcast Provides Centralised Video Solution for 3M Campus
3M’s sprawling headquarters in Minnesota’s Twin Cities hosts the company’s central engineering, sales and marketing activity. As such, there is a lot of video moving in a lot of different directions: at any point during the day at least one of the campus’s 18, fibre-connected venues is in use, whether for a new product rollout, presentation of new branding, or the latest accounting numbers. In fact, in the last year these venues have hosted about 900 individual events. Neal Thomas, Chief Engineer at 3M Media Solutions, has to manage the content that plays to, is recorded from, or is distributed between, all of these locations.
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Light Iron Bolsters 4K Post Production Capabilities in New York with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Light Iron Bolsters 4K Post Production Capabilities in New York with Facilis TerraBlockSince launching in Los Angeles five years ago, Light Iron has emerged as a post production leader and technical innovator, lending its expertise to high-profile projects like “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and “The Amazing Spiderman.” Whether producing digital cinema, episodic television or commercial content, the company embraces a progressive approach to DI, on-set dailies and finishing to deliver unparalleled service to its clients. In 2013, Light Iron expanded into New York, opening a new local post production facility in which it recently installed a Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system. The addition of TerraBlock to its workflow came as part of a larger effort to future proof the studio for the advent of 4K editorial.
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Pixel Power Automates NZRB with Flying Colours
Horse Racing Channels go 24 Hour A Day with Automated Playout And Branding from Pixel Power
Stand: 5D1-05, Leading graphics and workflow specialist Pixel Power has delivered an automated playout and branding solution to the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB). The technology allows NZRB to fully automate the overnight transmission of its two television channels, enabling them to broadcast 24 hours a day, while also enhancing their on-air look.
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ATTO Technology Receives Enterprise Level Brocade Certification
Celerity™ 8Gb and 16Gb Fibre Channel HBAs Maximize Storage and Connectivity in High Performance Business Infrastructures
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that its Celerity 8Gb and 16Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been certified by Brocade as qualified with Brocade-based Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructures, according to testing requirements of the Brocade Data Center Ready certification program.
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GTC Sets Focus on A Day in the Country for 2014 Awards Day
News: GTC Sets Focus on A Day in the Country for 2014 Awards DayThe Guild of Television Cameramen returns to the grounds of Aynho Park in Oxfordshire on Sunday May 18 for its 42nd Annual General Meeting and GTC Awards Day. The event will include presentations of the GTC's Television Cameraman's Award ('TiCA'), the Mike Baldock Award, Seals of Approval for equipment innovation and Awards for Excellence.
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Markertek Announces Canare Hybrid Fiber-Optic Certification
Markertek (a division of Tower Products) has announced that they have been officially certified by Canare to build and repair SMPTE 311M hybrid fiber-optic cable assemblies with Canare HFO connectors. The Canare HFO connector offers easy maintenance with a detachable alignment sleeve and insulator. The high quality Canare construction includes stainless steel tip and solder contacts fixed in the insulation housing.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Joins NewTek Developer Network™
EVO Shared Storage Server Integrates High-Performance, Extensive Connectivity Options for NewTek TriCaster™ and 3Play™
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of the industry leading EVO shared storage system for video and audio workgroups, today announced its entrance into the NewTek Developer Network. This allows integration of EVO servers with NewTek TriCaster™ multi-camera live video production and 3Play™ integrated sports production systems.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces New Compact Shared Storage and Workflow Appliance
EVO Prodigy Offers Robust and Affordable Shared Media Storage for Compact Spaces and for Content Creators On-the-Go
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced EVO Prodigy. This latest addition to the EVO product family is an affordable, flexible, SSD/SATA shared storage server and workflow appliance for compact spaces and field use.
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Sounds Good For The 2014 F1 Season
The 2014 Formula 1 Racing Season Not Only Heralds Dramatic New Cars on the Tarmac, Technical Innovations in the Broadcast Coverage are also Taking Place Behind the Scenes.
Raycom, the leading distributor of professional wireless audio for the broadcast industry, has supplied a ground-breaking wireless audio and IEM solution to Presteigne Broadcast Hire for use by the BBC during their coverage of the action.
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Solid State Logic Demonstrates IP Audio Networking Technology for Broadcast Production at NAB 2014
SSL Leads the Way With Forward Thinking Audio Routing for Broadcast Production
Solid State Logic, the world’s leading provider of tools for creative audio professionals, is demonstrating how IP Audio Networking can deliver significant feature benefits and cost optimisation in audio routing systems for broadcast production at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2317). The insightful demonstration serves as a launch for SSL’s new ‘Network I/O’ broadcast audio interface range and shows how the new product line and SSL digital broadcast consoles can be elegantly interfaced with devices from more than 75 different manufacturers using a Dante IP Audio Network.
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XenData Open Archive Approach Streamlines Disaster Recovery Needs for PBS
PBS Leverages XenData Clustered SX-525 to Create Fully Redundant LTO Archives
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces that it has been chosen by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), to help streamline its disaster recovery needs. By leveraging the XenData SX-525, an LTO archive server cluster for high availability, PBS is creating a full program origination system for its disaster recovery site in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Archimedia Technology at the 2014 NAB Show
Conceived at last year's NAB Show out of the need to deliver and read files originating from 4K cameras, Archimedia Technology offers a range of tools that allows video engineers and archivists to access, play, manage, and test files in mastering formats, including JPEG 2000, ultimately making content deliverable more quickly at higher quality. In its inaugural run at the NAB Show, Archimedia invites visitors to its booth to experience the power of this unparalleled line of tools on HD and UHD screens, including the foundation of its product line, the Archimedia Master Player.
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Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage
News: Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared StorageNew TerraBlock Environment Supercharges Bandwidth, Speed and Collaboration
Maryland Public Television (MPT) recently installed a 144-TB Facilis TerraBlock shared storage environment in its post production facility to increase capacity, accelerate post production and enhance project collaboration. From series "Outdoors Maryland" to "Chesapeake Collectables," the systems will play an integral role in MPT's creation of weekly programming for the state of Maryland. MPT also is using the TerraBlock systems in production on national programs such as the long running "MotorWeek" and the soon to be released children's science show "Space Racers" that will be shared with PBS affiliates across the U.S.
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Key Media Industry Organizations Launch Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability
Task Force Sponsored by NABA, AMWA, SMPTE, IABM, 4As, ANA, and EBU Seeks Contributions to New User-Requirements Survey
The launch of the Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability was announced today by its sponsors, the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), and Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is participating as an observer.
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Bright Technologies Extends SAN Functionality for Digital Post and Announces Archiware As Technology Partner
BrightDrive Astella SAN Now Features Embedded Backup and Archiving
Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced Archiware, a leading developer of storage software, as a new technology solutions partner. The tie-up will enable both companies to enhance their digital post/DI solutions portfolios by sharing elements of their existing technologies.
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Miranda to Feature Key Production, Playout and Monitoring Solutions at CABSAT 2014
Stand B5-10, CABSAT, Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators will feature high-end production and integrated playout solutions at CABSAT 2014.
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Sonnet Now Shipping Echo™ Express III-D, III-R, and SE II Expansion Chassis With Thunderbolt™ 2 Technology
World's First PCIe® Card Expansion Systems With Thunderbolt 2
Sonnet Technologies has announced that its Echo™ Express III-D (desktop), Echo Express III-R (rackmount), and Echo Express SE II (desktop) Thunderbolt™-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) card expansion chassis are the first devices of their kind to ship with 20 Gb/sec Thunderbolt 2 interfaces. These models, which began shipping this week, are the newest members of Sonnet's award-winning Echo Express family of expansion products that enable any Mac® computer equipped with Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt ports to interface with a wide variety of high-performance PCIe cards originally designed only for use in desktop computers.
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Miranda to Discuss Key Production, Playout and Monitoring Solutions at BVE 2014
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, will welcome visitors and hold detailed discussions regarding its latest solution offerings on Stand J05 during BVE 2014. The event takes place at ExCeL London from 25-27 February.
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Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock Knock
News: Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock KnockIn 2010, veteran editor Daniel Chaput De Saintonge launched Knock Knock – a creative production studio serving marketing, advertising and PR agencies. Supported by a 12-person team and robust technological workflow, the East London-based company specializes in video, film and animation production and has worked on several projects for clients like Burberry, De Beers, and the British Government.
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Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student Broadcasting
News: Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student BroadcastingFrom crafting on-air scripts to producing and editing interviews, University of Hartford's STN Channel 2 encourages students to get their feet wet in the broadcast field early on. Each week, students are tasked with creating a 30-minute live broadcast covering campus, local, national and world news, which airs on the university’s network and online. Throughout production and post, participants are given access to a newsroom equipped with the latest cameras, editing gear and storage – including a Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage System to assist with the management of large video files.
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Crystal Vision Offers Engineers A Choice Of Keying And Embedding Products At BVE 2014 (Stand E01)
Crystal Vision will be showing a selection of keying and embedding products for different applications and budgets at BVE 2014, which takes place at ExCeL in London between 25th and 27th February. Products on show on Stand E01 will include a choice of new control options for the Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer, five different ways of adding graphics to suit every station branding budget, and a choice of embedded audio products to satisfy both those requiring a straightforward embedder/de-embedder and those needing the ultimate in flexibility when dealing with embedded signals.
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TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlock
News: TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlockLocated in the heart of Austin, TX, TBD Post delivers creative editorial, color grading and finishing for commercials, TV series and independent films. Since its inception in 2011, the boutique shop has collaborated on campaigns for brands such as the NHL, IBM, Shiner Beer and Verizon Wireless; TV shows for A&E, TLC, TNT and the Discovery Channel; and indie films like "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story." One of TBD Post's latest undertakings - a MySpace "Portfolio" campaign featuring short films with artists Hit-Boy, Ace Da God, Findlay and Amadéus - debuted in October 2013. To streamline the storage and management of media for all of these projects, TBD Post depends on a Facilis TerraBlock.
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TTNET Turkey Adds Four Live Sports Channels Based on PlayBox Technology Channel-in-a-Box Systems
TTNET, the largest internet service provider in Turkey, has chosen a broadcast playout system from PlayBox Technology for four high-definition live sports channels at its Esentepe transmission centre in Istanbul.
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The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlock
News: The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlockFounded by Marc Savoie in 2006 with only 600 square feet of studio space and one online editing suite, The PostMan has grown to become one of Canada’s largest post production studios, with two state-of-the art facilities in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. From film and episodic TV projects to commercial work, documentaries and more, Savoie and his savvy team of creatives collaborate with clients around the world to provide exceptional audio and video post, color correction, animation, VFX and project management.
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Allied Fiber Announces the Official Launch of its Nationwide System
Event in West Palm Beach, FL Marks the Launch of Its Southeast Route and National System
Allied Fiber, LLC, the first integrated, network-neutral dark fiber, colocation and interconnection provider in the United States, held its official launch event at Phillips Point Club in West Palm Beach, FL on November 13, 2013. Celebrating the launch of Allied Fiber’s National System, the event began with tours of its West Palm Beach colo facility, the first colo facility installed in the Miami to Jacksonville Segment, and concluded with a presentation on the benefits Allied Fiber brings to the State of Florida and a luncheon. Nearly 100 guests gathered for the event. The attendee list was comprised of local and state government officials, industry media representatives, investors, vendors, and customers.
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Storage Solution Set To Cure Creative Industry Headache
News: Storage Solution Set To Cure Creative Industry HeadacheA complete network storage system designed to solve nagging IT problems hampering creative studios’ work has launched November 1st
Belfast-based IT company Rockstar Data has developed its Rockstar Server to change day-to-day life for studio managers, designers, production companies and others working in the creative industries.
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ATTO and Netstor Announce SAS Expander JBOD NS390S-8026 Compatibility with 16G Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID Controller
News: ATTO and Netstor Announce SAS Expander JBOD NS390S-8026 Compatibility with 16G Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID ControllerATTO Technology, Inc. and Netstor are pleased to announce compatibility between the Netstor 5U 48-bay 6G SAS Expander storage, NS390S-8026, and ATTO's FastStream™ SC 9000 Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID controller. The seamless integration of ATTO's RAID storage controller with the NS390S-8026 allows users to quickly access large storage capacity via speedy 16Gbps FC ports, sustaining bandwidth up to 1300MB/s that supports 4K video file transfers and is qualified for storage to serve as a data center with RAID protection over a high-speed Fibre Channel SAN.
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Facilis TerraBlock Keeps GMU-TV on Schedule
News: Facilis TerraBlock Keeps GMU-TV on ScheduleGeorge Mason University Television (GMU-TV) develops original HD programming that airs to audiences in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland, as well as in more than a million homes nationwide through online streaming. Supported by a six-person creative staff, an in-house engineer and student interns, the station produces everything from live campus event broadcasts and promotional pieces to distance education video materials and original programs like "Studio A" and "Urban Education.”
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Netstor Announces Thunderbolt Storage and PCIe Expansion Solution That Makes Mac Mini Server A Powerful Shared Data Center
News: Netstor Announces Thunderbolt Storage and PCIe Expansion Solution That Makes Mac Mini Server A Powerful Shared Data CenterTo make the powerful Mac mini Server, now you don’t need to change the size. Using the Netstor Thunderbolt™ solution NA381TB, the Mac mini Server can now easily become a shared data center for all Mac family via the high-speed Fibre Channel or 10GbE SAN network. Furthermore, by the PCIe expansion function of NA381TB, the I/O capabilities are significantly increased through single Thunderbolt™ connection. The Netstor NA381TB is the world’s first Thunderbolt™ storage dedicated to Mac mini Server; only with the NA381TB plus the Mac mini Server can it truly show what a real Mac server is.
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Facilis TerraBlock Adds Multitasking to DHX Media’s Repertoire
News: Facilis TerraBlock Adds Multitasking to DHX Media’s RepertoireYo Gabba Gabba!, Super Why, Angela Anaconda and Johnny Test represent just a handful of venerable children’s television series that DHX Media has produced and distributed over the years. Today, the Nova Scotia-based company is one of the largest independent children’s entertainment companies in the world. As it continues to expand, the company relies on a strong post production arm and solid technological foundation with Facilis TerraBlock SAN at its core to finalize new content in time for air.
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Sony Music Entertainment UK Cranks Up the Volume with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Sony Music Entertainment UK Cranks Up the Volume with Facilis TerraBlockAt Sony Music Entertainment UK, the Digital Video Production Suite provides post production for several in-house projects - from music videos for Sony-represented artists to behind-the-scenes interviews, promotional content and more. Under the supervision of Digital Production Manager Joe Wylie, a prolific team collaborates on 10-20 projects at any given time - ensuring that all materials are in tip-top shape before hitting the web, television or any consumer device. The capture, review and management of these assets are integral to the entire process, and the department has come to depend on its Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system to handle these tasks.
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Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlockFor graduates seeking jobs in media and entertainment production, competition is fierce. Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Digital Media Program strives to provide students with hands-on training and field experience that will give them a competitive edge upon entering the industry after graduation. Offering tracks in Audio Production, Cinema/TV Production, Gaming and Animation, IT and more, UVU’s four-year program lays the foundation for a successful career in any digital media discipline.
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Tandberg Data Announces Industry’s First LTO-6 Half Height External Tape Drive with Fibre Channel Connectivity
New LTO-6 HH FC tape drive streamlines archiving and workflow tasks for media, entertainment, broadcasting and imaging applications
Tandberg Data, a global leader in data storage and data protection solutions, today announced the availability of the industry’s first LTO-6 Half Height (HH) Fibre Channel (FC) external desktop tape drive, capable of backing up 6.25TB* of data on a single cartridge. The new LTO-6 HH FC tape drive is particularly well suited for media, entertainment, broadcasting and imaging applications because it provides a highly cost-effective means of storing large video files, managing workflow within the production environment and simplifying archiving tasks.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces Significant Hardware and OS Upgrades to Its Flagship EVO Shared Storage Solution
EVO v5.5 Shared Storage Server Delivers High Performance and Extensive Connectivity for Production Environments of Any Size
IBC Conference, Stand 7.A03: Studio Network Solutions, LLC. (SNS) a leading provider of shared storage solutions for video and audio workgroups, today announced a major hardware and OS upgrade to its EVO shared storage server with EVO v5.5.
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Quantum Ushers In New Era Of Digital Workflows With Stornext 5 Appliances
High-Performance Core Anchors New Modern Storage Architecture for End-to-End Content and Data Management
Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM), a proven global expert in big data management and data protection, today announced StorNext 5 appliances. Based on a re-architected high-performance engine, Quantum’s StorNext 5 metadata appliances take management of unstructured data to a new level. Greater flexibility and usability gives users the choice of the best topology for their needs by providing optimized support for IP, NAS, SAN, and cloud-based networks. The new StorNext 5 appliances deliver up to 10 times greater performance and five times the scalability of previous StorNext® versions and are optimized for evolving end-to-end content and data workflows where distributed teams need greater efficiency for handling large and small unstructured data files. Additionally, StorNext 5 provides an intelligent framework for unified management of flash, disk, tape and object storage technologies from a single interface.
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SGO's Mistika is Enterprising technology at Bad Robot providing unique film-based workflows in “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”
News:  SGO's Mistika is Enterprising technology at Bad Robot providing unique film-based workflows in “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”Bad Robot selected Mistika for its high-end finishing and innovative 2D and stereoscopic 3D film workflows
Already lined up for a variety of projects at Bad Robot, SGO’s Mistika was used in the post production finishing of the 2D and 3D movie “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”. Mistika's involvement also included unique workflow technologies for film and conform, in all dimensions for 2D, stereoscopic 3D and IMAX versions. Bad Robot's Mistika systems were put to work in all of the the visual effects systems integration and 3D coordination throughout the film. “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”, directed by J.J. Abrams, in co-production with Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, and Bad Robot Productions, represents the second feature in the brand which grossed more than $450 million at the worldwide box office.
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SGO wins International 3D Society Lumiere Award for Mistika
News: SGO wins International 3D Society Lumiere Award for MistikaSGO's Development Team Honored for Mistika Innovation and Impact in the Industry
Spanish developer SGO receives the prestigious International 3D Society's 3D Technology Lumiere Award for its Mistika finishing and color grading system for advancements in Stereo 3D and Ultra HD technology. The Lumiere Technology Awards are voted by a professional awards committee via balloting where the judges recommended SGO's Mistika for the top tier award, specifically due to its impact and innovation in the marketplace. SGO will be honored at a ceremony in Hollywood which takes place on the 18th September, where Geoff Mills, Director of SGO Global Sales and Operations, will receive the Award on behalf of the pioneering technology team.
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PROMISE Technology to Showcase Latest Storage Solutions for Content Creation at IBC 2013
Highlights Include a Dynamic 4K Workflow Demonstration Featuring the New VTrak A-Class Shared Scale out SAN Filesystem Appliance
SON, THE NETHERLANDS - Next week at IBC 2013, PROMISE Technology Inc., a recognized global leader in the storage industry and the leading developer of high-performance storage solutions tailor-made for the media and entertainment market, will be on hand to give live 4K workflow demonstrations with its latest solutions for professionals engaged in content creation. Featuring the new VTrak A-Class shared, scale out SAN storage solution optimized for rich media applications, PROMISE's demonstrations will highlight how 4K footage can be captured, ingested, edited, and rendered. Demonstrations will include equipment and software from media and entertainment industry leaders including RED, GoPro, AJA, Autodesk, Adobe, and others.
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XenData Showcases Integrated Digital Video Archiving Portfolio at IBC 2013
XenData showcases partial restore and server clustering for digital video archive at booth H47, Hall 7
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces that it will be showcasing a broad range of digital video archiving solutions at this year’s IBC 2013, including the debut of the SX-525 server cluster as well as partial restore demonstrated on the XenData SX-10 and the SX-520 Series of LTO Archive Servers. The solutions on display will include:
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EditShare Unveils Advanced Media Asset Management Capabilities and Demonstrates Latest Releases of Its Shared Storage, Ingest, Playout, Archiving and Video Editing Solutions at IBC2013
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing new releases of the company’s high-performance shared storage, ingest, media asset management, playout, archiving and backup, and video editing solutions for production and broadcast at the IBC2013 Exhibition held in Amsterdam, Netherlands from September 13 through 17 in hall 7 on stand B26.
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XenData Launches the SX-525 Server Cluster for High Availability LTO Archives
News: XenData Launches the SX-525 Server Cluster for High Availability LTO ArchivesXenData’s SX-525 creates fully redundant LTO archives that scale to multiple Petabytes
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces the launch of the SX-525, an LTO archive server cluster for high availability that scales to provide multiple Petabytes of near-line LTO storage.
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Mistika - True Innovation in Film, Post and Broadcast at IBC 2013
News: Mistika - True Innovation in Film, Post and Broadcast at IBC 2013SGO presents Powerful new Toolsets, revolutionary Capabilities in Colour Grading, Finishing and Intelligent Broadcasting solutions for more efficient workflows in Mistika SGO Stand A11, Hall 6 – The RAI, Amsterdam 13– 17 September 2013
SGO will be showcasing at IBC 2013, its world-leading line of powerful 4K+ Mistika DI and Stereo 3D post production solutions. Visitors to the show will be able to see how Mistika's creative power can be put to use at the centre of every stage of production. Headlines include the unveiling of Mistika Post Version 7.4 and further exciting developments will be revealed including Mistika's new Shape Tracker providing colourists and compositors alike with an impressively fast and powerful tracking tool at the mere touch of a button.
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Sunset+Vine Choose I-Movix Cameras From Editec For BT Sports Contract
News: Sunset+Vine Choose I-Movix Cameras From Editec For BT Sports Contract
UK Ultra Slow Motion specialist Editec has been selected by Sunset+Vine to supply I-MOVIX high speed camera systems that it will use to help provide BT Sport’s live TV coverage of the new English Barclays Premier League season and Aviva Premiership Rugby games.
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Mistika Warms-Up Active Volcano Scenes At BTV Post In Stunning Documentary “Lava Land” In Multiple Formats For Electric Sky
News: Mistika Warms-Up Active Volcano Scenes At BTV Post In Stunning Documentary “Lava Land” In Multiple Formats For Electric SkyMistika is hot in post in Hawaii-based film for Discovery, Sky and The Weather Channel
3D Specialist BTV Post chose Mistika for the grading, online finishing, re-versioning and digital mastering of four spectacular documentary films titled "Lava Land" for Electric Sky in high frame-rates and multi-dimensional platform deliveries in HD, 2D and stereoscopic 3D.
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PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player Channel
News: PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player ChannelSee PlayBox Technology on stand 8.C30 at IBC 2013, RAI Centre, Amsterdam, 13-17 September
Europe’s largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel, has chosen EdgeBox, an automated remote playout solution from PlayBox Technology. The new system is installed at the channel’s playout service provider and can be fully controlled from the broadcaster’s operations centre in Hammersmith.
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SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann
News:  SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz LuhrmannSGO Mistika's unique and exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced metadata-based stereo workflow were used from start to finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann. Stereo 3D was used in the film as an effective device in the stunning motion picture to connect the audience intimately to the action. The corrective stereo colour balancing was achieved using Mistika.
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Autoscript, Camera Corps and TCS go on air at The Degree Show
News: Autoscript, Camera Corps and TCS go on air at The Degree ShowVitec Group companies Vinten, Autoscript, Camera Corps and The Camera Store partnered with Ravensbourne college to demonstrate the latest advances in teleprompting, remote camera control and grip technology at The Degree Show in London mid June. Held adjacent to the O2 Arena in Greenwich, the two-day event gave visitors the opportunity to see live programme production in progress while exploring Ravensbourne's wide range of courses related to broadcasting, communications and graphics.
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Technology Partners Deliver Complete Production Ecosystem for Caribbean Cable Sports Giant SportsMax
News: Technology Partners Deliver Complete Production Ecosystem for Caribbean Cable Sports Giant SportsMaxWith 23 countries in the Caribbean tuning into sporting content from SportsMax, it has become one of the most successful cable sports channels in the world. Parent company, IMC, founded in 2002, are rights holders for the world’s top sporting content including the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, the London 2012 Olympic Games and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
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EditShare Expands Ark Tape Library Options
News: EditShare Expands Ark Tape Library OptionsEditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced the expansion of its Ark Tape library product offering. EditShare Ark Tape is an energy-efficient media backup and archiving solution that fully integrates with the company’s high-performance shared storage and asset management solutions. Powered by HP's robust LTO technology, the new Ark Tape libraries are available today in 2U/24-slot and 4U/48-slot configurations, and offer a broad choice of storage capacity and interfaces. The units support LTO-6 or LTO-5 tape drives with SAS or Fibre Channel connectivity.
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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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STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SANMichigan-based creative editorial boutique STS-GRIOT offers clients a complete post-production experience – delivering rough cuts, finishing, motion graphics, compositing, color grading, sound design and more. Award-winning editors at the mid-size studio collaborate with local and national ad agencies to deliver TV and web spots for high-profile companies such as Toyota, Ford, Chevy, Comcast and the US Navy.
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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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ATTO Technology Chosen by TOLIS Group, Inc. for High-Performance Digital Asset Management Solution
Innovative DAM Configuration Now Available For Media and Entertainment Professionals
ATTO Technology, Inc. announced today that its ExpressSAS RAID Adapters and FastFrame 10GbEthernet Network Interface Cards (NICs) have been selected by TOLIS Group, Inc. to provide high-performance connectivity in their new ArGest CreativeSTORE Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution. Incorporating ATTO’s adapters, this appliance solution delivers an end-to-end system to ingest, edit, archive and manage digital assets. It will be on display at NAB 2013 in the TOLIS Group booth, South Hall Lower Level #SL13105, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 8 through April 11.
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Getaway Productions Chooses Small Tree Shared Storage for Feature Film Project
Affordable Solution Enables Post-Production Team to Meet Tight Editing Deadlines
Having finished shooting on the feature film “Getaway,” an action movie starring Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez and Jon Voight, the Getaway post-production team knew they needed to add visual effects artists to work on the project. With the addition of up to six VFX artists and two post-production assistants, the team also knew a robust storage solution would be necessary to meet tight deadlines. As such, the group installed a Titanium16 Ethernet-based shared storage system from Small Tree.
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Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlockA talented team of creatives at Utah-based video production studio Digital Bytes, Inc. supports local and national companies such as e-Bay, AMC, Rio Tinto and Ernst & Young with production and post services for a wide range of projects, from commercials and corporate videos to live events and documentaries. To deliver high-quality results that keep customers coming back, the team relies on a solid post production workflow managed by Digital Bytes Multimedia Producer Kiyoshi Nagahama.
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Fearless Films Finds Storage Backbone In Facilis TerraBlock
News: Fearless Films Finds Storage Backbone In Facilis TerraBlockToronto-based Fearless Films provides HD video finishing services and technology to a diverse client base. Throughout the last 20 years, the company has worked on several films, documentaries and television shows – including the popular animated series Johnny Test.
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Bluefish444 Thunderbolt™ Drivers Certified With Sonnet Technologies’ Thunderbolt Expansion Products
High quality, portable SDI I/workflow solution for AVID Media Composer 6 Users running Apple OSX
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced today that it has certified the Sonnet Echo™ Express Pro Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for use with its forthcoming Apple OSX plug in for AVID’s Media Composer 6.
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QOS Server Announces Ultra-Quiet Performance Raids
QOS 32-Bay, 16-Bay and 8-Bay Drives are the first to provide '6K ready' storage quiet enough for production sets and fast enough for any post facility.
Booth #SL15714, Canadian-based company QOS Server is proud to introduce its new 32-Bay, 16-Bay and 8-Bay RAID drives, purpose-built for use on production sets and in post-production facilities. Currently on display at Booth #SL15714 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, QOS drives are the first options on the market to provide storage quiet enough for sets and fast enough for intensive post-production workflows. It's proprietary airflow and heatsink design allows flawless operation in a wide range of environments without overheating or loosing performance. The portable line of QOS servers offer superlative performance for both 2D and 3D projects from HD to 6K resolutions.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces Significant Hardware and OS Upgrades to its Flagship EVO Shared Storage Solution
News: Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces Significant Hardware and OS Upgrades to its Flagship EVO Shared Storage SolutionEVO v5 Shared Storage Server Delivers High Performance and Extensive Connectivity for Production Environments of Any Size
Booth SL7410: Studio Network Solutions, LLC. (SNS) a leading provider of storage solutions for video and audio workgroups, today announced a major hardware and OS upgrade to its EVO shared storage server with EVO v5.
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SGO relies on ATTO's Fibre Channel technology to provide high-performance Mistika solutions to be showcased at NAB 2013
News: SGO relies on ATTO's Fibre Channel technology to provide high-performance Mistika solutions to be showcased at NAB 2013Visit the SGO Booth SL10321 and ATTO Booth SL7613 at NAB 2013
SGO relies on ATTO Technology, Inc., the storage and network connectivity solutions provider to bring even greater performance standards to Mistika workflow solutions for high-end film and broadcast projects. Mistika's breath-taking speed is indicative of how demanding it is on bandwidth to its storage devices, and ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) provide that vital connection. With ATTO Technology's experience in engineering advanced technology into real-world product solutions, they provide SGO with a unique competitive advantage.
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Netstor Demonstrates Optical Thunderbolt Cable Application Up to 40 Meters for Thunderbolt Storage NA333TB
News: Netstor Demonstrates Optical Thunderbolt Cable Application Up to 40 Meters for Thunderbolt Storage NA333TBNetstor is pleased to announce its 3U 16-bay Thunderbolt storage with PCIe expansion, NA333TB, with long-distance optical Thunderbolt cable application up to 40 meters, which ensures video studio a concise setting, lowers investment to professional video editing cards, and reduces cost to establishment of high-speed data transfer. The optical Thunderbolt cable solution that shows fast data throughput up to 10Gbps makes NA333TB well positioned in data center, assuring data availability to every Mac within studios of institution as well as rapid switching among computers via optical Thunderbolt connection. Furthermore, the expense of setting up Netstor mass storage on o ptical Thunderbolt framework is relatively economical as compared to configuration of 8G Fibre channel or 10G GbE iSCSI in long-distance DAS setting.
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Hitachi HDTV cameras chosen to capture French National Assembly parliamentary sessions
News: Hitachi HDTV cameras chosen to capture French National Assembly parliamentary sessionsHitachi DK-H100 HDTV box cameras selected for compact size and high-level technical spec, as the Assembly upgraded its equipment to HD
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Europe has announced a significant win in the French market, with the recent deployment of its DK-H100 HDTV box cameras by the French National Assembly as part of a HD upgrade. The new cameras are being used to record the Assembly’s daily sessions at the Palais Bourbon in Paris. All footage is subsequently transmitted over a fiber optic connection to the master control room, located 350m away, for redistribution.
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Aston Villa FC Enhances Match Day Experience with Blackmagic Design
News: Aston Villa FC Enhances Match Day Experience with Blackmagic DesignAston Villa Football Club, based in Birmingham, England, has introduced a state of the art digital OB pod incorporating the ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher and Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub allowing the Premier League team to take match day content production and output in house.
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Digital Graffiti Expands with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: Digital Graffiti Expands with Facilis TerraBlock SANDigital Graffiti manages post production for some of the most popular reality series on Television, including TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” and truTV’s “Impractical Jokers.” With offices in New York, Knoxville and Los Angeles, the company has mastered the art of multi-tasking – working on five to seven shows per month, rolling multiple episodes across three facilities.
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SNS EVO Increases Production Output for Top Online Education Leader’s Workflow
News: SNS EVO Increases Production Output for Top Online Education Leader’s WorkflowSympoz Inc. Reinvents the Online Class Experience with Craftsy
With an estimated 1m-registered users and over 600,000 students, Craftsy, a virtual school for crafting enthusiasts is poised to be the largest online education business ever. Craftsy parent company, Denver based Sympoz, Inc., was founded in 2010 by former eBay executives who were frustrated by the quality of online education. Sympoz introduced classes in crafting and cooking, which they quickly found tapped into a large underserved online market segment, women. The crafting courses were so successful that in May 2011, Sympoz launched the Craftsy brand now offering quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, paper crafts, cake decorating and more.
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Facilis Launches TerraBlock v5.7, Introduces New SyncBlock Archive and Backup Solutions
News: Facilis Launches TerraBlock v5.7, Introduces New SyncBlock Archive and Backup SolutionsToday, high-performance shared storage provider Facilis Technology unveiled TerraBlock v5.7 and introduced SyncBlock – the company’s new line of archive, backup and synchronization packages qualified for direct attachment to their TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems that support 4Gb/s, 8Gb/s and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel, and 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet client connectivity.
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FilmLight’s Baselight Used to Grade Sony’s “Hotel Transylvania”
News: FilmLight’s Baselight Used to Grade Sony’s “Hotel Transylvania”Hotel Transylvania, Sony Pictures Animation’s monster hit comedy that already broke records at the U.S. box office, went through final colour grading and stereo finishing in full 3D on Baselight. Completed at Colorworks, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s digital intermediate facility, DI Colourist John Persichetti used Baselight to apply the finishing touches to the film prior to its worldwide release.
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12 Forward Entertainment Scales Up and Out with Facilis TerraBlock 5.5
Up-and-coming television production company 12 Forward Entertainment is a one stop shop for non-scripted programming and independent films. Based in Dallas, TX, it’s credited with CMT favorite “Gator 911,” HGTV’s “Donna Decorates Dallas” and “Interiors Inc.,” as well as several independent short films.
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Gray TV Makes Primetime Headlines with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: Gray TV Makes Primetime Headlines with Facilis TerraBlock SANVice President of Technology Jim Ocon runs a tight ship at Gray Television – overseeing the technical scope of digital infrastructure, newsroom content acquisition and mobile TV for 36 television stations serving 30 different markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Gray TV serves 17 CBS affiliates, 10 NBC affiliates, eight ABC affiliates, and one FOX affiliate, as well as 40 secondary channels that are affiliated with either ABC, FOX, CW, MyNetworkTV, Untamed Sports Network or The Country Network.
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SNS Showcases Powerful Suite Of Shared Storage Server Solutions At IBC 2012
News: SNS Showcases Powerful Suite Of Shared Storage Server Solutions At IBC 2012globalSAN Xtarget and EVO v4 optimize SAN solutions for production and post production professionals worldwide
Studio Network Solutions, Inc. (SNS) a leading provider of post-production storage solutions for video and audio workgroups, today announced the worldwide introduction of globalSAN Xtarget Storage Server Software for Mac OS X and additional enhancements to its flagship EVO Shared Storage Server in EVO v4.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces Support For Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Software
News: Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces Support For Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 SoftwareEVO OS v4 Enables Project Sharing for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Software
Studio Network Solutions, Inc. (SNS) a leading provider of post-production storage solutions for video and audio workgroups, today announced enhanced features to its successful EVO shared storage servers to include project sharing for the Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 software.
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Pixl Family Raises The Bar On Global Production With Studio Network Solution (SNO) EVO
Pixl Family Founder and Executive Producer, John Lundberg has a lot on his plate. With over 40 global brands and agencies trusting the company to promote them including, Samsung, Red Bull, Nike ACG, Oakley, Peak Performance, Grow, Great Works and more, Pixl Family has quickly become one of Europe’s leading creative production houses. So when it came time to update their production pipeline, they needed something that would live up to the highest level of quality, SNS EVO delivered.
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Sonnet Announces 10GbE and 6Gb eSATA Thunderbolt™ Adapters
Echo™ Express SE Thunderbolt™ Adapter Value Bundles Enable Users to Add High-Speed Interfaces to Thunderbolt-Enabled Computers
Sonnet Technologies today announced the Echo™ Express SE 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt™ Adapter and the Echo Express SE eSATA Pro 4-Port Thunderbolt Adapter. These new adapters pair Sonnet's just-released Echo Express SE Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for PCI Express® (PCIe®) cards with either a Sonnet Pro one-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapter card or four-port 6Gb eSATA adapter card, respectively, in value-priced bundles that provide high-speed data and storage interfaces to iMac®, Mac® mini, MacBook® Air, and MacBook Pro computers with a Thunderbolt port. The adapters ship with the interface cards preinstalled.
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ATTO Technology and Facilis Technology Deliver High Performance Data Storage Solution
ATTO Technology, Inc. announced today that its 16Gb/s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been selected by Facilis Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced shared storage systems for post production and content creation, to provide high performance connectivity for their shared storage products. Incorporating ATTO's Celerity HBAs, Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage and the Facilis Shared File System are able to achieve unprecedented performance, reliability and flexibility to help users increase productivity. This solution will be on display in the Facilis Stand (7.D05) at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 7 through September 11.
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IBC 2012: Facilis TerraBlock 5.6 Empowers Collaborative Workflows
News: IBC 2012: Facilis TerraBlock 5.6 Empowers Collaborative WorkflowsAt the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2012 in Amsterdam (Stand 7.D05), Facilis Technology will exhibit its recently released TerraBlock 5.6 shared storage solution for post production and content creation professionals. Visitors to the Facilis stand will see all of the new features in TerraBlock 5.6 including support for 3TB drives, as well as demonstrations utilizing best-of-breed connectivity and workflow-enabling technology supported by TerraBlock 5.6.
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Sonnet and Sony Team Up to Offer Sonnet Ingest Products With Purchase of Sony® SxS PRO™ 64GB Memory Cards
'Read with Speed' Promotion Rewards Sony SxS Media Customers With Free Sonnet Thunderbolt™ Adapters or Multicard Readers
Sonnet Technologies today announced that it is working with Sony Electronics Inc. to make a special offer for its North American customers: purchase Sony® SxS PRO™ 64GB memory cards and receive a choice of Sonnet Thunderbolt™ adapters or multicard readers. The "Read with Speed" promotion will run Sept. 1 through Oct. 31.
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Facilis Rolls Out TerraBlock 5.6 w/Support for 3TB Drives
News: Facilis Rolls Out TerraBlock 5.6 w/Support for 3TB DrivesIntroduces new features and expanded capacity; Offers sales promotions
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, today announced the release of TerraBlock version 5.6 with support for 3TB drives. The new version also includes enhanced Ethernet client performance for the DPX workflow and new administration features that make it easier for post production professionals and content creators to streamline and manage the flow of data. For a limited time, Facilis is offering sales promotions tied to the release.
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Archion Technologies’ Tight Integration with Square Box’s CatDV & Cache-A Archive Appliances Provides Total Workflow Solution
A Complete, High Quality, Cost-Effective Solution for Leading Content Creation Tools Now Available at Far Less Cost Than Competitors
Improving media workflows and providing creative post production and graphics professionals with superior flexibility, Archion Technologies is collaborating with Square Box and Cache-A to offer facilities of all sizes a complete, cost-effective solution for Apple, Adobe, Avid and Autodesk workflows. The integration of Archion’s EditStor ES™ shared storage system, Square Box System’s CatDV Media Asset Management software and Cache-A’s line of archive appliances provides a much-needed alternative to expensive solutions at a fraction of their cost.
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Facilis TerraBlock 24D: The Beating Heart of Post at Affinity Productions
News: Facilis TerraBlock 24D: The Beating Heart of Post at Affinity ProductionsAffinity Productions, Ottawa’s largest full service digital media, video production and post production studio, delivers extensive creative content and technical services for clients in film, broadcast, commercials, corporate video and government – from concept and script through to production, motion graphics, post production and distribution.
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