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mLogic® Ships mTape®
The Industry’s First Thunderbolt™ Certified LTO-6 Backup & Archiving Solution for Creative Professionals
mLogic announced today that the company is now shipping its innovative mTape backup and archiving solution to customers worldwide. mTape is the industry’s first LTO-6 tape drive to feature Thunderbolt connectivity and the first tape drive system to receive Thunderbolt certification from Apple Inc. and Intel Corporation.
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Sound Devices 970 Takes A Ride With Renowned Audio Mixer For New Semi-Animated Children’s Series
News: Sound Devices 970 Takes A Ride With Renowned Audio Mixer For New Semi-Animated Children’s SeriesDigital Recorder Gives Richard Lightstone 64-Track Dante™ and MADI-Equipped Multi-Track Audio Capabilities
When Sound Mixer Richard Lightstone was looking to upgrade his audio cart with a Dante™-compatible digital recorder for Disney XD’s semi-animated children’s program "Kirby Buckets," he turned to Sound Devices’ new 970. The Sound Devices 970, the company’s first-ever audio-only rack-mounted solution, boasts an impressive 64 channels of Dante and MADI.
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Canon Cinema EOS Cameras and Lenses Enable Filmmakers to Bring the Narrative Dramatic Tale of a Troubled South American Community’s Struggle to a Worldwide Audience
News: Canon Cinema EOS Cameras and Lenses Enable Filmmakers to Bring the Narrative Dramatic Tale of a Troubled South American Community’s Struggle to a Worldwide AudienceEquatorial heat and humidity, sporadic electrical service, and a modest budget were just a few of the challenges that director Josef Wladyka and writer/DP Alan Blanco faced while filming their feature "Manos Sucias" (Dirty Hands) among the impoverished fishing villages of Colombia’s Pacific coast. They also filmed in the jungle and aboard small boats in rough seas, all while needing to keep a low profile in a dangerous region. Wladyka and Blanco met all of these challenges with the help of compact EOS C300 Cinema cameras and professional lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. Filmed completely on location, "Manos Sucias" is a drama depicting the perils of two fishermen coerced into towing an underwater narco-torpedo up the Pacific coast of Colombia.
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Pixel Power Drives the Buzz Around Social Media
IBC Launch Is Simple, Low-Cost, Easy To Implement Publication Tool
12-16 September, Stand 7.A31, Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, is set to transform social media integration with the launch of Buzz at IBC 2014. Buzz is a software accessory for Pixel Power’s range of graphics-based playout devices which makes it simple to scan, moderate and broadcast social media interactions.
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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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"Graveyard Carz" Turns to Small Tree Shared Storage to Accelerate Post Production Workflow
With over 26 episodes to be completed in the coming months, The Division, the team behind Velocity by Discovery’s "Graveyard Carz", needed to accelerate their post production workflow.
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Rackmount System Capabilities in a Portable Briefcase – Radius PRM from NextComputing
NextComputing, manufacturer of portable and small footprint workstations and servers, announces its newest innovation, the Radius PRM. This new system provides the massive storage potential and enterprise-level computing performance of a rackmount server in a transportable chassis with a flip-up monitor.
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Wheaton Bible Church a Believer in Small Tree Shared Storage
Performance and Simplicity of Use Ideal for Growing House of Worship
Often facing deadline lead times that are hours long, not days, Wheaton Bible Church’s video-editing team recently shifted from portable USB drives to GraniteSTOR Titanium8, an Ethernet-based shared storage solution from Small Tree.
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Expansion Kit Bundles Now Available for Sonnet's Echo™ Express III-R and xMac™ Pro Server Rackmount Thunderbolt™ 2-to-PCIe® Expansion Systems
Five New Preconfigured Modules for Sonnet's Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit Deliver Popular Storage Expansion and Media Ingest Options
Sonnet Technologies today announced five new Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits for the Echo™ Express III-R, a 2U rackmount Thunderbolt™ 2-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion system, and for the recently announced xMac™ Pro Server Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe expansion system and 4U rackmount enclosure for new Mac Pro® computers. Those expansion systems were designed to accommodate additional equipment within their enclosures, and the Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits take advantage of that feature by offering users a simple way to add two 5.25-inch mobile rack devices to their equipment rack without taking up any more space.
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Echostreams Partners with Mellanox and Enmotus Showcasing Tiered-Storage at National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2014 Booth# SL10810
Echostreams showcases FlacheSAN1 server at NAB 2014 Las Vegas with Mellanox and Enmotus tiered storage performing 3 sustainable 4K streams throughput in a short depth 1U server at just under 300W of power consumption.
(City of Industry, California--April 14, 2014) Echostreams Innovative Solutions, LLC. today announced the FlacheSAN1, tiered SSD and HDD storage array OEM platform with 20x hot-swappable 6Gbps SATA drives, has achieved a new performance height by having four Flash SSD and 16 hard drives transmitting concurrently three 4K video resolutions concurrently each over FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand or 40Gb/s Ethernet with RoCE links, out of a single 1U tiered storage server. For high throughput applications such as post production workflow, ingesting, editing, color grading, and media rendering this system can sustain three 4K streams concurrently and improves users’ productivity.
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New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PC
News: New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PCJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced two new models in its successful line of professional Blu-ray/hard disc drive combo decks. Designed to provide easy duplication and disc authoring without a PC, the SR-HD1350US and SR-HD1700US can create Blu-ray or DVDs directly from live video inputs or from video files stored on built-in hard drives. The new combo decks will be demonstrated at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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NAB 2014: JVC Expands ENG Live HD Streaming, Shares 4K Plans
Everyone wants to be first, especially news operations. Over the past few years, JVC Professional Products Company has introduced a number of firsts for the broadcast industry, and the 2014 NAB Show is no exception. JVC is dedicated to delivering products that help broadcasters be first on-air and first on-line, with innovative, built-in IP connectivity that encourages broadcasters to embrace the cloud and leave the microwave or satellite truck in the parking garage.
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University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Workflow
News: University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage WorkflowUniversity of Roehampton’s Digital Film and Media Department has streamlined its post production workflow with the addition of a Facilis TerraBlock 24D shared storage system. Connected via 1Gb Ethernet to 16 Mac workstations running Apple® Final Cut Pro® X and Adobe® Creative Suite 6™, the TerraBlock, which was installed by Reseller Tyrell before the start of the Spring 2014 semester, now acts as a centralized hub for housing student AV criticism, AV dissertation and BA film projects.
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ARRI Electronic Control System To Include More Camera and Lens Compatibility
News: ARRI Electronic Control System To Include More Camera and Lens CompatibilityARRI’s Electronic Control System is a sophisticated toolset for remote camera and lens control. It includes the award-winning WCU-4 wireless hand unit, which displays extensive lens data when used with ALEXA Plus and Studio cameras, as well as its smaller companion, the SXU-1 single axis hand unit controlling either focus, iris, or zoom. A range of new motor controllers gives the Electronic Control System complete operational autonomy, allowing the WCU-4 and other system elements to be used with all types of cameras, including the new ARRI AMIRA cameras and other third-party cameras.
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Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For Everyone
News: Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For EveryoneThe Devil & Demon Strategy today announced the availability of super-computers for everyone. The new product line of custom-tuned Devil supercomputers and fast Demon workstations unleash unparalleled computing muscle in small footprints, with a breakthrough business model delivering flexible and cost-competitive purchasing options. Devil and Demon Strategy, will launch at NAB 2014, April 5-10 in Las Vegas, at booth #OE1358.
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Sportsman Channel Redefines its Workflow via Apace® Automated MAM Storage Platform and Adobe Anywhere
An Automated Solution For Global Media Access, Management, Editing, And Consolidation
2014 NAB Show, Apace booth #SL12113, Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor television for the American sportsmen, selected Apace Systems Corporation’s® media asset management (MAM)/workflow automation, and clustered storage system paired with Adobe® Anywhere collaborative workflow platform for its end-to-end multi-site production need.
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EditShare to Give Away TWO Ultra Shared Storage Systems During NAB 2014
NAB 2014, Booth SL5709
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has opened registration for the EditShare Shared Storage NAB Jackpot promotion taking place during NAB 2014. Open to all NAB attendees, the promotion gives entrants a chance to win an EditShare Ultra Shared Storage system, valued at 8,000.00 USD. The drawings will take place on Tuesday, April 8th at 4:00pm and again on Wednesday, April 9th at 4:00pm.
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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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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic MultiDock with Thunderbolt 2™ Technology
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic MultiDock with Thunderbolt 2™ TechnologyBlackmagic Design today announced a new model of the Blackmagic MultiDock with super fast Thunderbolt 2 technology. The new Blackmagic MultiDock replaces the previous model and is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for only US$595.
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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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Small Tree “Infused” ROBEN-3TS by Magma Turns Laptops into Mini-Server
System Optimizes Bandwidth for Video-Editing Teams
Post-production facilities seeking maximum bandwidth for video-editing projects should consider installing Magma’s ROBEN-3TS, available through Small Tree. Featuring three full-length, full-height PCIe slots with a robust, high speed backplane, as well as modifications made by Small Tree to support the leading shared storage company’s high bandwidth, enterprise 10Gb Ethernet cards and Thunderbolt™ 2 technology, ROBEN-3TS is available with either 1 TB SATA drives or 1 TB SSD drives.
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PlayBox Technology Announces TimeShiftBox Duo Timezone Offset Server
PlayBox Technology is expanding the range of models in its TimeShiftBox series of television playout delay servers. Previously available in SD and HD/SDI, the new TimeShiftBox Duo allows simultaneous programme delay for more than one SD/HD channel.
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Stardust Creates The Inspirational Melo M10’S “Rise To The Moment” For Brand Jordan
News: Stardust Creates The Inspirational Melo M10’S “Rise To The Moment” For Brand JordanThe creative team at Stardust were called on by ad agency AKQA in San Francisco to help Brand Jordan completely re-define the product demo with Carmelo Anthony’s 10th Anniversary Sneaker, aptly called the “M10.” The new short film entitled “Rise to the Moment” is an inspirational piece, directed by Stardust Creative Director/Co-Owner Seth Epstein.
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Audio Post House HOBO Achieves ‘Super' Sound For New Mexico Department of Transportation Campaign
News: Audio Post House HOBO Achieves ‘Super' Sound For New Mexico Department of Transportation CampaignPowerful Safe Driving Message Seen Regionally During Super Bowl
Super Bowl viewers in New Mexico were reminded about the importance of seat belts for kids thanks to an emotional spot “Buckle Up, Baby” for the New Mexico Department of Transportation, featuring music arrangement and audio post from HOBO, the acclaimed studio led by Founder/President Howard Bowler. The ad was created by Albuquerque-based advertising, branding and design firm Vaughn Wedeen Kuhn; and directed by Sean Broughton via New York production company Rogue Unit.
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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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HIFI Project’s New York Team Drives The Holiday Sounds Behind The “Magic Truck” For Duracell & Toys For Tots
News: HIFI Project’s New York Team Drives The Holiday Sounds Behind The “Magic Truck” For Duracell & Toys For TotsSanta Monica, CA; Minneapolis –Shortly after the launch of the New York office; the east coast team of HiFi Project collaborated closely with The Acme Idea Company on the new, holiday commercial, “The Magic Truck,” for Duracell. HiFi, along with Creative Director Scott Kulok and Art Director Eric Weigeshoff of Acme Idea and Director Marcus Nispel of Tool, created the new joyous holiday campaign for energy giant Duracell. Duracell has teamed up with Hasbro to power up smiles for Toys for Tots this holiday season. HiFi Project provided an original score for the spot, bringing together the enchantment of the holiday season with the spirit of giving.
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Academy and Emmy Award-Nominated Documentary Director Chooses Shared Storage from Small Tree
Kirby Dick Selects TitaniumZ-8 for Use at Chain Camera Pictures
Kirby Dick, an Academy and Emmy Award-nominated documentary director, best known for his work on "This Film is Not Yet Rated," "The Invisible War" and "Twist of Faith," selected Small Tree’s TitaniumZ-8 shared storage system for installation at Chain Camera Pictures in Los Angeles. After the successful implementation of the TitaniumZ-8 in the editing suite at Chain Camera Pictures, Dick purchased another Small Tree system for installation in his office located about a quarter of a mile away.
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All New Mac Pro Available Starting Tomorrow
News: All New Mac Pro Available Starting TomorrowApple® today announced the all-new Mac Pro® will be available to order starting Thursday, December 19. Redesigned from the inside out, the all-new Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory.
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RED DIGITAL CINEMA Deploys Maxx Digital Media Server Powered by HGST 4TB Ultrastar® Hard Drives for Streaming High-Bandwidth 4K, 5K and 6K Files
HGST, a Western Digital company (NASDAQ: WDC), and Maxx Digital today announced that RED Studios Hollywood has deployed the Maxx Digital Evo 6G 16-bay rackmount media server. The server is powered by 4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 enterprise-class hard disk drives (HDDs) and configured with ATTO® Raid controller to support capacity, bandwidth and performance needs for streaming and “screening” next-generation 4K, 5K and 6K high-resolution files.
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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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Radley Remakes the Globe for Discovery
News: Radley Remakes the Globe for DiscoveryAfter repeatedly delivering the wonders of the world to the comfort of the living room for Discovery, Radley has launched its most ambitious collaboration yet: a complete rebrand of the network. The agency handled all design, animation, sound and production for seven on-air 3D packages totaling more than 400 deliverables: vibrant graphic explosions centered upon an ever-changing globe careening through snakes, sharks, ice, flames, hails of bullets, and other unreal elements of the constantly changing world at the heart of Discovery’s identity.
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Barnes Takes on Alaska for Hostile Environment Adventure Gear
News: Barnes Takes on Alaska for Hostile Environment Adventure GearAdventure cinematographer Joe Barnes of BreakFrame, Inc is a no-holds-barred, in-the-trenches shooting director and DP who takes his gear to extreme and adventurous locations. Recently for a short film, Hostile Environment Adventure Gear, which demonstrates military products and innovative outdoor adventure gear, Joe was off to shoot on Seward, Alaska’s Exit Glacier Overlook Trail, the shore of Resurrection Bay, and other mountainous terrains. “For this trek, we needed equipment that would stand up to the elements and the rigorous climbs,” says Barnes. “My selection of an efficient and lightweight camera package was extremely important”.
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Jaguar’s “F-Type, Your Type” Short Film Series Graded with DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced that Jaguar’s “F-Type, Your Type” short film series was graded using DaVinci Resolve by Aaron Cao, colorist and owner of Shanghai based MZ Postproduction. The three episode series tells the story of three characters’ pursuits of their dreams and has been shown in theaters and on websites across China.
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G-Technology® Names Grand Prize Winner In Its 2013 "Driven Creativity" Competition
Michael Shainblum wins $5,000 and a G-Technology G-DOCK ev™ with Thunderbolt™ for His Short Film "Mirror City"
G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, today announced the grand prize winner of its second-annual Driven Creativity competition. The competition, which celebrates talent in short film, photography, animation, GoPro® active film and music, drew in more than 600 entries from across the U.S.
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AJA Ki Pro Mini Scores Checkmate for "Computer Chess"
News: AJA Ki Pro Mini Scores Checkmate for "Computer Chess"Retro-inspired indie flick "Computer Chess" received an enthusiastic response from audiences when it debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Set in the 80s and directed by Andrew Bujalski with cinematography by Matthias Grunsky, the film follows a cohort of young geniuses in a computer chess tournament as they race to design a program incapable of human defeat. To achieve a surreal aesthetic that transports audiences back in time, Grunsky captured the film using a tube camera from the 70s, converted the black and white analog signal from the camera to SD using an AJA D5D Mini-Converter and recorded the SD feed in Apple ProRes HQ with an AJA Ki Pro Mini.
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DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013
News: DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013– Including Live Media Server with 8 HD-SDI Inputs, Video Warehouse with Automatic Archiving, IP Video Traffic Shaping Technology, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate many unique products at Streaming Media West 2013 in Huntington Beach, California, November 19-20, in booth 207.
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AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching Documentary
News: AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching DocumentaryDocumentary filmmaker David Marks approaches each new project with a genuine intent to improve the world and inspire human benevolence. Continuing this tradition, Marks' latest observational documentary, "In the Cobbler's Shoes," follows the workday of Misak Pirinjian - a hardworking shoemaker and owner of a reputable family business in Mill Valley, CA. Highlighting Pirinjian's daily interactions with customers and repairs on seemingly dilapidated shoes, the modern fable illustrates how one man's compassion can impact an entire community. To accurately depict Pirinjian's story, Marks relied extensively on an AJA Ki Pro file-based recording device to capture hundreds of hours of footage in Pirinjian's shop over the course of a year.
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NextComputing Unveils New High-Performance Workstation for Content Creation Professionals
Compact, mini-tower workstation offers ultimate balance of processing, storage for working unhindered with high-resolution imagery
NextComputing, a leading manufacturer of small footprint, high-performance workstations and servers, has announced the Nucleus EXP - the latest and most powerful addition yet to its Nucleus family of workstation computers. The Nucleus EXP features a mini-tower chassis housing dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series processors, up to twenty (20) internal 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (Solid State Drives), and support for three high-end, dual-width graphics cards. These unique capabilities allow creative professionals working with high-resolution imagery such as 4K and 6K video to work fluidly in real time, freeing them from restrictive and time-consuming workflows.
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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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Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac Ever
News: Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac EverApple® today redefined pro computing with the launch of the all-new Mac Pro®. Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors with up to 12 cores, dual workstation-class GPUs, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory. Packing amazing performance in a stunning new design, the all-new Mac Pro starts at $2,999 (US) and will be available in December.
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Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of Services
News: Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of ServicesWith over 30,000 attendees in its main and regional locations and 12,000 viewing on the Web, Calvary Chapel needed to significantly upgrade its aging broadcast video equipment. The church recently invested millions of dollars in broadcast video equipment - including FUJINON HDTV lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Optical Devices Division and Ikegami HDTV studio cameras—at its 82-acre main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Later this month, Calvary Chapel will switch to its new (1080) HDTV control room with dual 2-M/E Ross Vision switchers and an Evertz/PESA routing solution.
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RationalPlan 4.6 – Project Reschedule, Invoice Generation and SkyDrive Storage Integration
By Tiberiu Ghioca, under Cloud Project Management, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Alternative, News, Project Planning Software, RationalPlan.
Stand By Soft is pleased to announce the release of RationalPlan version 4.6. RationalPlan is a project management software that puts the accent on productivity, ease of use and fast learning. Current version comes to support this ideology by offering the possibility to easily reschedule the project. More than that the integration with SkyDrive storage service offers increased collaboration and productivity.
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DVEO Announces Eight New Products for TelcoVision 2013 – Including VOD Server, 20 Channel Ad Inserter, Multichannel Telco Oriented Adaptive Transcoder, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will feature numerous innovative new products at TelcoVision 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-25, in booth 613.
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Sony Introduces Portable Storage Drives for Professional Use
News: Sony Introduces Portable Storage Drives for Professional UseSony’s new portable storage solutions are designed for professionals who need high-speed, highly reliable data storage, for back-up and transfer of content in the field. This new line includes a 256GB solid state drive (PSZ-SA25) and two hard disk models with capacities of 500GB and 1TB (PSZ-HA50 and PSZ-HA1T).
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Shutterstock Keeps Up With the Beat for the "Sly & The Family Stone’s Everyday People" New Box Set Launch
News: Shutterstock Keeps Up With the Beat for the "Sly & The Family Stone’s Everyday People" New Box Set LaunchIn their heyday Sly & the Family Stone were known for a hard driving beat that got “everyday people” up and moving. To announce the release of a new box set of their best-known music, Legacy Records (Sony Music) partnered with Shutterstock to create a high-octane modern video for the iconic song “Everyday People”.
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Tolis Group Delivers End To End Argest® Solutions For Media Ingest, Storage, Management And Archival
TOLIS Group, Inc. announces the immediate availability of complete end-to-end solutions for the Media & Entertainment Industry that provide a single source solution for the ingest, storage, management, and archival of media assets
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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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Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, has revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04.
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Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving
News: Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 ArchivingCache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04.
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Films at 59 Chooses StorageDNA’s LTO/LTFS Solution for Advanced Restore and Conform Workflows
Award-winning post house increases LTO LTFS archive speeds by 92% with DNA Evolution
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent storage and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that Films at 59 has implemented its flagship solution, DNA Evolution™. The award-winning post production facility is leveraging the solution’s automated processes to streamline its demanding file-based workflow with a faster and more reliable archive-retrieval process to save time and storage costs for their clients.
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Arrow Media’s Latest ”Hairy Bikers” Series Uses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Save Storage Costs, Enable Secure Remote Review & Approval
News: Arrow Media’s Latest ”Hairy Bikers” Series Uses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Save Storage Costs, Enable Secure Remote Review & ApprovalTriple-Redundant Secure Cloud Backup Saves 3 TB of Storage And Saves The Day If Drives Fail, While Enabling Secure Remote Viewings For Production Team, Commissioners and Broadcaster
Aframe said that Arrow Media, award-winning producers of long-form video programming in the UK and worldwide, is using the Aframe cloud video production and asset management platform to expedite production and enable secure, lower cost and highly redundant cloud storage for the latest series from the wildly popular “Hairy Bikers,” TV chefs Si King and David Myers who are stepping out of the kitchen for the first time.
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Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro Desktop
News: Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro DesktopApple® today showed a sneak peek into the future of the pro desktop with a first look at the next generation Mac Pro®. Designed around a revolutionary unified thermal core, the Mac Pro introduces a completely new pro desktop architecture and design that is optimized for performance inside and out. With next generation Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, Thunderbolt 2, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory, the new 9.9-inch tall Mac Pro packs an amazing amount of power into an incredibly small package.
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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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Award Winning Film “The Lunchbox” Benefits from StorageDNA’s LTO/LTFS Solution
Producers save time and streamline workflow with The Bridge’s On-Set Lab powered by DNA Evolution for camera master archives and conforms from LTO
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent storage and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that The Bridge’s On-Set Lab is delivering significant performance increases and substantial cost and time savings with archive and retrieval workflow solution, DNA Evolution™ for several feature film projects in India including winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics Week Grand Rail d’Or Award, Ritesh Batra’s Dabba (The Lunchbox).
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Cathedral Of Faith Church Relies On Hitachi For HD Production Upgrade
News: Cathedral Of Faith Church Relies On Hitachi For HD Production UpgradeWhen San Jose-based Cathedral of Faith Church began its HD overhaul last year, they looked to systems integrator Spectaveris to select video production equipment that best met their needs. After carefully considering their camera choices, the Texas-based integrator found Hitachi Kokusai Electric America SK-HD1000 multi-format digital HDTV production cameras were ideal for their client. Five of the high-performance cameras were recently installed as part of the church’s two-phase project to upgrade to full HD broadcast capability.
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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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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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OConnor Helps Keep Up the Pace on Scandal
News: OConnor Helps Keep Up the Pace on ScandalIt’s hard to figure out who is good or bad in the popular television series, "Scandal". That dichotomy is the force that drives the plot of the fast paced ABC hit. The last thing that cinematographer Oliver Bokelberg, ASC needs is a camera package that can’t keep up. There is no room for “good or bad” when it comes to his gear. That’s why he relies on top-of-the-line equipment, including 2575 fluid heads from OConnor, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group brand, for support.
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Cool Running For Sound Devices On Frozen Planet
News: Cool Running For Sound Devices On Frozen Planet744T and MixPre Lend Incredible Audio to Nature Documentary Series
As a location sound recordist specializing in capturing wildlife and natural history audio, Chris Watson has traveled all over the world, enduring some of the most extreme climates and harshest working conditions on Earth to get compelling sound. For his work on Frozen Planet, the BAFTA award-winning documentary series co-produced by the BBC and the Discovery Channel, he turned to Sound Devices 744T Recorder and MixPre Compact Field Mixer for his portable audio recording needs.
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G-Technology™ Delivers Solid State Drive-Like Sustained Performance In A Compact External Hard Drive Solution
News: G-Technology™ Delivers Solid State Drive-Like Sustained Performance In A Compact External Hard Drive SolutionBringing Professional Tools to the Masses, G-Technology’s New G-DRIVE® PRO with Thunderbolt® Portable External Hard Drive Enables 2K and 4K Digital Cinema, 2K DLSR/ Photography and Other Digital Content Creation Workflows
Booth #SL12105, Las Vegas – G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, announced today its new G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt, a compact, desktop external hard drive that delivers hard drive capacity with SSD-like performance, taking full advantage of the speed and power of Thunderbolt. Leveraging G-Technology’s well-known G-DRIVE design, the new G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt delivers sustained data transfer rates of up to 480MB/s, which is up to three times faster than standard 3.5-inch desktop external hard drives. The broader creative professional market now has access to an extremely high-performance, high-capacity and portable editing solution for maintaining 2K and 4K¹ workflows.
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G-Technology™ Launches Industry's Most Flexible Storage Solution for the Digital Workflow
News: G-Technology™ Launches Industry's Most Flexible Storage Solution for the Digital WorkflowThe New Evolution Series Features the Only Two-Bay Docking Station with Interchangeable and Expandable Storage Modules that Can be Used as True Standalone External Hard Drives; Makes Transferring, Editing and Distributing Content Throughout the Workflow More Efficient, Scalable and Reliable
G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, announced today the first solutions in its new Evolution Series family – the G-DOCK ev™ with Thunderbolt, and the G-DRIVE® ev and the G-DRIVE ev PLUS external hard drive modules with USB 3.0. Together, they provide quick content transfers for photography, 2K and 4K¹ digital cinema workloads with easy storage expansion, high performance and high reliability in a user configurable solution. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the only two-bay solution with interchangeable and rugged storage modules that have the flexibility to be taken into the field and used as true standalone external drives.
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Hitachi-LG Data Storage and Optical Vaults Announce Worldwide Joint Sales and Marketing Agreement
News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage and Optical Vaults Announce Worldwide Joint Sales and Marketing AgreementOptical Vaults to Sell and Integrate Hitachi-LG Data Storage Enterprise-Class BDL 500 Blu-ray Disc Optical Archiving System Worldwide
Booth #C154: Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. (HLDS), a joint company of Hitachi, Ltd. And LG Electronics, Inc., and Optical Vaults, a leading optical storage technology and services company, today announced a joint sales and marketing agreement in which Optical Vaults will sell, integrate, and service the enterprise-class HLDS Blu-ray Disc (BD) Optical Archiving System.
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Fusion-io Unveils 1.6 TB ioFX for Workstation Applications
News: Fusion-io Unveils 1.6 TB ioFX for Workstation ApplicationsHigh Capacity ioFX Delivers Peak Performance for Professional Computer Graphics Applications including 4K Visual Effects Production, Stereoscopic 3D, Digital Intermediate, Computer Assisted Design and Video Editing
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the ioFX workstation acceleration platform is now available with 1.6 TB of capacity, in addition to the original 420 GB form factor. The high capacity ioFX is ideal for video editing, computer assisted design (CAD), 4K and stereoscopic production, as well as digital intermediate (DI) finishing.
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New EditShare Field 2 High-Performance, Mobile Shared Storage Designed For Every Production Adventure Is Featured at NAB 2013
EditShare shows off its next-generation portable form factor with integrated media asset management capabilities
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is demonstrating the brand new EditShare Field 2 at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). The highly portable shared storage solution offers asset management, file ingest, advanced project sharing/bin locking and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance, compact and rugged chassis designed for on-the-go and on-location productions. “The new Field 2 design is even lighter and more rugged than its predecessor, with size dimensions that comply with the most stringent of airline carry-on regulations,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Coupled with EditShare's core asset management, project sharing and archiving capabilities, Field 2 gives editors a complete, end-to-end tapeless workflow in a small form factor with tools to collaborate with colleagues anywhere. Whether you are out on location shooting a movie or an event, on assignment in an ENG truck, or stationed at a remote office, you have the latest production and editing capabilities to make your workflow a lot more efficient and your life a whole lot easier.”
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Rock Legends, Primetime TV And Universities Rely On Cache-A To Safeguard Their Treasured Assets
News: Rock Legends, Primetime TV And Universities Rely On Cache-A To Safeguard Their Treasured AssetsBooth #SL11109 – Cache-A Corporation (http://www.cache-a.com), manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today revealed details of how its LTFS LTO-tape-based archive appliances, are being used by major TV broadcasters, in on-set production environments, higher education and rock legends, to safeguard the increasing amounts of data and video-related media they generate. Cache-A is showing its full LTO-6 product range at NAB 2013, Las Vegas, at Cache-A Booth #SL11109.
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SoleraTec’s Phoenix Firebird, Phoenix VCM, Phoenix RSM, Phoenix Express Now Supports LTO-6
Media Asset, Archive, and Video Storage Management Appliance Now Ships With Optional LTO-6 Drive Increasing Offline Storage Capacity.
SoleraTec LLC, provider of innovative video lifecycle management and storage products, will showcase at this year’s NAB show a new Phoenix Firebird™ media asset management and video storage appliance with integrated LTO-6 drive for increased offline storage of video and data content. With the recent introduction of the LTO-6 open-standards platform by the LTO Consortium, each LTO-6 cartridge is now capable of storing 2.5TB of content. This is a 66% increase in capacity storage over LTO-5.
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Ciphertex Debuts Portable, Secure NAS Server at NAB
News: Ciphertex Debuts Portable, Secure NAS Server at NABCX-6K-AV 24TB Designed to Meet Needs of Entertainment-Media Industry
Ciphertex, the global provider of unique hardware-encrypted storage products, will unveil the CX-6K-AV at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 8-11. This new 24TB portable, highly secure NAS server is ideal for backup, disaster recovery and business continuity, file sharing and virtualization, will be showcased at booth #SL12510, along with the company's full line of encrypted digital storage solutions.
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Popular Reality Television Series Increases Archive and Restore Speeds with LTO/LTFS Media Archive Solution from StorageDNA
Producers of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” save time and money with digital workflow solution, DNA Evolution
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent storage and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that Authentic Entertainment has achieved a significant performance increase along with substantial cost and time savings with its flagship archive and retrieval workflow solution, DNA Evolution™.
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Sound Devices Provides Authentic Audio Recordings For Red Storm Entertainment
News: Sound Devices Provides Authentic Audio Recordings For Red Storm Entertainment744T Portable Field Recorder and MixPre Help Capture Realistic Battlefield Sounds For Award-Winning Video Games
Audio Director Justin Drust and his team of professionals at Red Storm Entertainment have always prided themselves on recording the clearest, most authentic sounds for their genre-defining, award-winning video games. For Drust, the Sound Devices 744T Recorder and MixPre Compact Field Mixer are the portable audio field devices of choice.
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Netstor Announces Storage with Three PCIe Slots Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for Video Professionals
News: Netstor Announces Storage with Three PCIe Slots Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for Video ProfessionalsNetstor is pleased to release a new recruit, NA211TB-LD, to its Thunderbolt family. The NA211TB-LD is the Thunderbolt enclosure combined with storage supporting up to four 2.5-inch SSDs or SAS/SATA hard drives as well as 3 PCIe slots. Through the pioneering combo enclosure, combination of large capacity, high-performance RAID storage and specialty PCIe cards can be conveniently added to any Thunderbolt-equipped computer for work. The solution of NA211TB-LD with storage and PCIe cards not only features high mobility for users in any work environment, but also allows professionals to reduce cost to investment in professional PCIe cards for production.
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NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference: GTC Morning Call - Day Three
MILLION-WORD VOCABULARY – A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY – PEDAL TO THE METAL FOR GPUs – COMPUTING THE CURE
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Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media Composer
News: Panasonic Announces AVC-Ultra Plug-Ins For Avid Media ComposerPanasonic has announced AVC-ULTRA plug-ins for Avid Media Composer 6.5, both Mac and Windows versions.
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Acer Expands Commercial Offering with New Veriton P Workstation and Altos Server
More options for professional computing and rendering
Acer announces its entry to the professional workstation market with the Veriton P series and new Altos servers thereby expanding its commercial offering. Emphasizing flexibility for various customer needs, the new workstations and servers support a wide range of computing configurations and feature the Intel® Xeon® E3 and E5 processors, ECC ECC (Error-correcting code memory) memory, RAID RAID (Redundant array of independent disks) support, and backup components to maximize the performance and run time.
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Qube Cinema Partners with Microcinema to Install D-Cinema Servers Throughout Italy
News: Qube Cinema Partners with Microcinema to Install D-Cinema Servers Throughout ItalyContinuing Collaboration Has Provided Italian Installation Company with Servers for over 250 Screens
Qube Cinema continues to work with the Italian digital cinema service provider, Microcinema, to supply its D-cinema servers and Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) to theaters throughout Italy. Since 2008, the partners have installed the Qube XP-D and XP-I servers in over 250 theaters. Due to this ongoing collaboration, cinema owners in Italy have equipment providing them with access to a wide array of digital content, including Microcinema’s vast library of movies, as well as live and recorded events.
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Microway to Show Updated Tesla and Quadro “Kepler” GPU Systems at GTC 2013
Microway will showcase its updated WhisperStation-Maximus, Certified for NVIDIA Maximus Technology, and NumberSmasher 2U GPU Server with 4 Tesla “Kepler” GPU Accelerators at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference. Both can be seen in Booth 215 at NVIDIA GTC in San Jose on March 19-21, 2013.
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Object Matrix Adds Speed and Strength to File-Based Workflows
Object Matrix, trusted developer of nearline archive systems today announces that it has introduced the option of 10GigE interfaces across its MatrixStore Enterprise product line, new pricing structures and an update to its Avid archive solutions.
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Faith Family Church Installs TITANIUM16 Shared Storage to Improve Workflow for Possible Move from Local to National Broadcast
Project Management and Deadlines Easier with Small Tree System in Place
At Faith Family Church in Victoria, Texas, what began in 1979 as a small group of believers gathered in a living room has blossomed into a church with an active and engaged congregation of nearly 3,000 members, as well as a weekly show, “Life at its Best,” broadcast locally. As Faith Family continues to grow, so do the demands placed on the church’s production team to provide content to the church’s devoted followers.
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Aframe Helps Clean Cut Media Deliver on ATP World Tour Uncovered Video Production and Distribution
News: Aframe Helps Clean Cut Media Deliver on ATP World Tour Uncovered Video Production and DistributionFaster delivery worldwide; Easier ingest of rushes, regardless of workflow; Easier, lower cost distribution via Aframe's private cloud video production platform
As the 2013 ATP World Tour tennis season kicks off, Aframe announced that its cloud video production platform helped Clean Cut Media declare a victory over the time-intensive and costly process of sharing tennis footage globally.
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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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Company 3 and EFILM Collaborate on Comprehensive Post Pipeline for James Bond Feature "Skyfall"
Award-winning post houses Company 3 (CO3) and EFILM joined forces to provide Eon Productions' newest James Bond feature "Skyfall"--the first digitally-shot film in the franchise--with a complete, integrated workflow, ensuring consistency from dailies through to digital intermediate (DI). Based on this model, the companies have branded their collaborative location service as EC3, which leverages the technology and personnel of both post houses.
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University of Idaho Uses Six Hitachi Cameras to Produce HD Video for Idaho Vandals’ Football Webcasts and Large-Screen Display
News: University of Idaho Uses Six Hitachi Cameras to Produce HD Video for Idaho Vandals’ Football Webcasts and Large-Screen DisplayHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., today announced that the Video Production Center (VPC) at the University of Idaho, in Moscow, Idaho, uses six Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras to produce high-definition video during Idaho Vandals football games.
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Sprint Vision, In-Track Big-Screen Producer For NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Revs Up With EditShare For Production And MAM
News: Sprint Vision, In-Track Big-Screen Producer For NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Revs Up With EditShare For Production And MAMEnd-to-end solution includes ingest, logging, Media Asset Management, centralized storage, and archive for video and audio
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced the deployment of an end-to-end EditShare system at Sprint Vision, the company that produces the octane-fueled videos shown on big-screen displays at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events. The system includes EditShare Flow for ingest, logging, and MAM; a high-performance 32 TB Energy Series storage server; and EditShare Ark Tape, which acts as both archive and backup. The EditShare system is the core media management platform for Sprint Vision’s video production center in North Carolina. EditShare is also used by Sprint Vision’s parent company, Motor Racing Network (MRN), the national radio network (“The Voice of NASCAR”) that provides coverage of NASCAR and other racing series.
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Sound Devices PIX 240 Reaches New Heights with Aerial Photo Specialist Patrick Longman
News: Sound Devices PIX 240 Reaches New Heights with Aerial Photo Specialist Patrick LongmanPortable Recorder Takes to the Skies to Provide Powerful Recording and Monitoring Capabilities in a Compact File-Based Unit
When Patrick Longman, cinematographer and aerial specialist at Active Camera Systems, an aerial cinematography and rental company based in Florida, was looking for a portable recorder that would fit into his helicopter's aerial photography system and provide the high-quality recording and monitoring capabilities he was looking for, he turned to Sound Devices PIX 240 recorder.
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Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDR
News: Grass Valley Redefines Record, Storage, and Playback with Bold Improvements to the T2 iDDRGrass Valley® announced today that, a newly designed and significantly improved T2™ family of intelligent digital disk recorders (iDDRs) that are ideally suited for live event production, post production, and video-on-demand applications. With increased format support and faster signal processing, the new T2 iDDRs streamline manual processes and automate key capabilities to significantly improve a wide variety of file-based workflows.
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Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television Series
News: Bray Entertainment Utilizes Panasonic P2 HD Handhelds For National Television SeriesAG-HPX250 Camcorders with 10-Bit AVC-Intra Recording Assigned to Upcoming Lifetime Network Documentary Series
Production company Bray Entertainment (New York, NY) has expanded its utilization of Panasonic P2 HD gear with the addition of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld camcorders with 10-bit, 4:2:2 ,full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording to its equipment arsenal. Prior, the company had been using Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 HD handhelds as primary cameras on its long-form programming (Discovery Network/nuvoTV’s reality series Mission Menu), pilots, commercials and development shoots.
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Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural Institutions
News: Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural InstitutionsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today released details of how major broadcasters, production companies and cultural institutions have implemented its Cinedeck RX rack-mount, solid-state recorder, in tapeless workflows across a diverse range of broadcast, mobile OB, VFX and aerial and applications.
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Cache-A Archive Appliances Go On-Set
News: Cache-A Archive Appliances Go On-SetCache-A safeguards camera assets for motion picture, broadcast and commercials productions
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, has revealed details of how motion picture, broadcast and commercials producers are utilizing its LT0-5 tape-based archive appliances, with the latest LTFS capabilities, in on-set production environments to safeguard the increasing amounts of data and video-related media they generate daily. Cache-A is showing its full product range at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, at Booth 7.E06.
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MPC Continues to Expand Their Talented NY Team with Schoonmaker and Revell Hires
News: MPC Continues to Expand Their Talented NY Team with Schoonmaker and Revell HiresMPC is making a splash this summer with two industry-leading hires, VFX supervisor Evan Schoonmaker and lead animator Grae Revell. Both talents will operate out of MPC's New York studio.
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Harris Ramps up Efficiency, Performance of NEXIO Farad™ Online Storage Systems
Company boosts speed, performance benefits for existing platform and reduces cost of entry for shared broadcast storage
As IBC 2012 approaches, Harris Broadcast Communications establishes a common shared storage platform that adds a significant 50% bandwidth improvement to its NEXIO Farad™ online storage solution — and introduces a second storage protection scheme with a lower cost of entry.
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Small Tree Shared Storage System a Slam Dunk for Utah Jazz and KJZZ-TV Post-Production Teams
Ethernet-Based Solution a “Dream Come True”
Winning a championship is the primary objective of every NBA team, but delivering the ultimate fan experience featuring live entertainment, video and music is critical to keeping spectators on the edge of their seat throughout each home game. To make sure there’s never a stop in the action at Energy Solutions Arena during Utah Jazz games, Small Tree recently provided its GraniteSTOR TITANIUM16 Ethernet-based shared storage system to maximize the post-production team’s workflow.
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Cinema Cloud Launches Global Service Powered by Aspera On Demand
Patented High-speed Transport Technology Enables Large-scale Digital Content Delivery in the Cloud
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, has announced that Cinema Cloud has deployed Aspera Shares On Demand as the core infrastructure of its newly-launched service, a cloud-based digital content delivery solution for cinemas, video replicators and digital intermediates.
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Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 Recording
News: Panasonic Announces New F Series of High-Speed, High-Capacity P2 Cards with AVC-Intra Class 200 RecordingPanasonic has announced a new generation of P2 solid-state recording media, the F series, including support of recording up to AVC-Intra Class 200 of the AVC-ULTRA codec family. Immediately available, the F series of 64GB, 32GB and 16GB P2 cards (models AJ-P2E064FG,
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Sound Devices Keeps Its Cool In One Of The World's Harshest Environments, The Cave Of Crystals
News: Sound Devices Keeps Its Cool In One Of The World's Harshest Environments, The Cave Of CrystalsPortable Digital Audio Recorder and Field Mixer Doesn't Skip a Beat In Extreme Heat and Humidity
When Nine Network Australia Sound Recordist Charles “Chick” Davey was given the almost impossible task of recording audio in the extreme environment of Mexico’s Cave of Crystals for a feature story on the Nine Network Australia news program 60 Minutes, he turned to Sound Devices’ 744T digital audio recorder and 442 field mixer.
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The Most High-Density 48-Bay Enclosure Released For Excellent Cost Efficiency
News: The Most High-Density 48-Bay Enclosure Released For Excellent Cost EfficiencyNetstor is pleased to release the high-density rackmount 5U 48-bay JBOD enclosure NS390S-8026 with the latest high-performance 6Gbps SAS expander built inside. The Netstor 48-bay storage features one of the most remarkable characteristics, the High-Density, that allows users/IT administrators to easily deploy multiple NS390S-8026 enclosures to 19” rack cabinets with one cabinet space to be filled efficiently with the most capacity of the storage through the high-density, high-capacity feature of NS390S-8026.
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Seagate and LaCie Announce Exclusive Agreement with Intent for Seagate to Acquire Controlling Interest in LaCie
Seagate has Offered to Purchase LaCie CEO's 64.5% Ownership Position; Seagate to Subsequently Commence Tender Offer for Remaining Outstanding Shares Expands Seagate's Product Line and Capabilities in the Growing Consumer Storage Market
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) the worldwide leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, and LaCie S.A. (Euronext: LAC), a leading manufacturer of consumer storage products, today announced an exclusive agreement with the intent for Seagate to acquire a controlling interest in LaCie. Seagate has offered to purchase from Philippe Spruch, LaCie's chairman and CEO, and his affiliate, all of their shares, representing 64.5% of the outstanding shares of LaCie. Following receipt of governmental approvals and the close of this transaction, Seagate would commence an all-cash simplified tender offer (followed as the case may be by a squeeze-out procedure) to acquire the remaining outstanding shares in accordance with the General Regulation of the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).
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Cache-A Announces Integration of Archive Appliance Product Line Into Leading SAN & NAS Systems
By Eliminating Client, Digital Media Professionals Can Now Pull Data Directly from Archion, Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext Systems
Once again responding to customer requests to simplify their workflow while ensuring the safest, most reliable and cost-effective solution to content archiving, access and interchange, Cache-A Corporation has announced that its line of archive appliances is now integrated with storage systems from four of the industry’s leading manufacturers. These include the network-attached storage (NAS) solutions from Archion and the storage area network (SAN) solutions from Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext.
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Cinnafilm’s Unrivaled Dark Energy Texture Technology for Film and Video Comes to the Plug-In Market with Release for Adobe After Effects
Overwhelming demand for high quality de-noise and realistic film simulation drives release of Dark Energy for After Effects
Cinnafilm, Inc., a leader in advanced GPU-based post production image enhancement technology, announced today it will unveil its signature Dark Energy™ texture management as a plug-in for Adobe After Effects. Cinnafilm will be demonstrating the plug-in at the NVIDIA booth (SL9215), and HP booth (N5106) during The NAB Show 2012, April 16-19, in Las Vegas.
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Brevity Introduces Simultaneous Transcode- Accelerated Transport Technology That Transforms File-Based Workflows
News: Brevity Introduces Simultaneous Transcode- Accelerated Transport Technology That Transforms File-Based WorkflowsDisruptive Technology Brings Next Generation Capabilities to the M&E Industry
Brevity, a venture-backed NYC start-up serving the Media & Entertainment industry today announced V3, its breakthrough technology that for the first time delivers simultaneous transcoding and highly accelerated transport of high-resolution video as an integrated process on any network. V3 delivers this capability through a Web based enterprise video management solution that utilizes automated project-driven workflows, advanced algorithms, virtual storage, Web-based interfaces, and teraflops of computing power.
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