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JVC Takes 'F.A.S.T. Track Tour' to South Florida, Washington, DC
News: JVC Takes 'F.A.S.T. Track Tour' to South Florida, Washington, DCThe “F.A.S.T. Track Tour,” JVC’s series of presentations promoting the live HD streaming capabilities built into its camcorders and related products, will make its next stops in the South Florida and Washington, D.C. markets. The seminar will be held at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina in Fort Lauderdale on Sept. 23, followed by the Greenbelt Marriott in Greenbelt, Md., on Oct. 15. Both seminars are free, include lunch and run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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TFO Toronto chooses Mediaproxy LogServer
New SDI based system to provide regulatory compliance
Mediaproxy announces that TFO has chosen LogServer for its next generation compliance logging and monitoring platform at its Toronto based facility.
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sQ Fileflow 2 launched at IBC: more flexibility, easier IT integration, faster workflows and increased productivity
News: sQ Fileflow 2 launched at IBC: more flexibility, easier IT integration, faster workflows and increased productivityNew file handling engine delivers high bandwidth, scalable and flexible file I/O for Enterprise sQ
Quantel launched sQ Fileflow 2 at IBC, adding a raft of powerful new file handling capabilities for Quantel Enterprise sQ news and sports production system users. sQ Fileflow 2 delivers more flexibility, easier IT integration, faster workflows and increased productivity.
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Genetic Engineering 2 makes European debut at IBC
News: Genetic Engineering 2 makes European debut at IBCShared workspace turbocharges Pablo Rio productivity, enabling realtime working at 4K 60p and beyond for all connected systems
Genetic Engineering 2 made its European debut at IBC 2014. GE2 is Quantel’s shared workspace solution for multiple Pablo Rio and Pablo PA suites and delivers major productivity, scheduling and workflow benefits.
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New software update for Pablo Rio and Pablo PA adds file format support and enhances workflows
News: New software update for Pablo Rio and Pablo PA adds file format support and enhances workflowsSixth software release this year keeps Quantel color and finishing systems the software of choice for 4K
At IBC 2014, Quantel demonstrated the latest new software update for its Pablo Rio color and finishing systems, bringing users a raft of new features and facilities that further reinforce Pablo Rio’s development as the post engine and finishing system of choice for 4K and beyond. This is the sixth new software release for Pablo Rio this calendar year, ensuring users get access to new formats and facilities as quickly as possible.
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Quantel launches software version of Qube editor
News: Quantel launches software version of Qube editorNew choice saves money and adds flexibility for Enterprise sQ users
Quantel launched the software-only version of its Qube craft editor at IBC, giving Enterprise sQ customers the choice to purchase Qube as a software or turnkey system. The software Qube supports the AJA Kona 3G for full HD and SD input and output.
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AFP chooses Quantel for News Production Everywhere
News: AFP chooses Quantel for News Production EverywhereQuantel enables leading French news agency to deliver the world’s most advanced news workflow
Agence France-Presse (AFP), the world’s longest-established news agency, has ordered a global news production solution from Quantel. Scheduled to go into service during 2015, the AFP system brings together Quantel Enterprise sQ, QTube and revolutionQ technologies to provide an integrated international news workflow that delivers a true Production Everywhere solution. Every user, no matter where they are in the world, can work with local and centrally stored media to produce compelling stories, versioned to suit the differing cultures of the various world markets served by AFP.
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Avid Everywhere Enables dock10 to Accelerate Innovation and Expand its range of Managed Services
Leading European media services provider leverages the openness, scalability, and integration of the Avid MediaCentral Platform to expand its business
Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced that dock10, a leading media services provider, has embraced Avid Everywhere™ and implemented a fully integrated, end-to-end workflow centered upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform. The workflow, comprised of industry-leading Avid solutions, delivers the openness, scalability, and integration dock10 needs to enhance productivity, adopt innovative new workflows, and continue expanding its business to new markets.
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MIRA MOBILE M-12HD and SportsNet LA Capture High-Quality Close-Ups, Panoramic Shots and Night-time Slo-Mo With FUJINON Optics
News: MIRA MOBILE M-12HD and SportsNet LA Capture High-Quality Close-Ups, Panoramic Shots and Night-time Slo-Mo With FUJINON OpticsWhen MIRA Mobile’s new M-12HD rolls into Dodger Stadium on behalf of MIRA customer, SportsNet LA, it does so with shot-capturing skills that rival the speed and focus of any Cy Young Award winner. Four of the truck’s six FUJINON XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field lenses outfitted on Sony HDC2570 studio cameras are positioned at various points on the field – high left field, mid first base, tight center field, and right field. One XA99x mans the high third base position placed on an I-MOVIX ultra-slow-motion system, provided by Fletcher Chicago. M-12 is also equipped with four XA77x9.5 telephoto field lenses.
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Atomos On Show at photokina 2014
Atomos Joins the World's Leading Imaging Fair for the First Time in Cologne
Today Atomos have announced that they will be joining the exhibitor list for the first time at photokina 2014. Atomos will present Shogun and hot from IBC the new Power Station as well as all the latest recorders and camera accessories in Hall 04.1, Stand B009 C008 along with Marcotec. Atomos products can also be found with Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Nikon, Datacolor and Leica at the show.
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Next-Gen Quadro on Display at IBC 2014, at the Heart of Modern Media & Entertainment Workflows
News: Next-Gen Quadro on Display at IBC 2014, at the Heart of Modern Media & Entertainment WorkflowsOur new line-up of Quadro GPUs – the K5200, K4200, K2200 and K620 – will be on display in Europe for the first time at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, Sept. 12-16. And they’re arriving just in time.
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Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD Overhaul
News: Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD OverhaulWhen Massachusetts’ Danvers Community Access Television (DCAT) recently upgraded its studio facility to high definition, the station did not take the task of ordering new equipment lightly. After extensive research, trade show attendance, and taking suggestions from peers, Dana Healy, the station’s executive director, found herself completely sold on FOR-A’s HVS-XT100 portable video switcher. DCAT began using the switcher in its new studio in June.
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Sennheiser launches Dante™ card for Digital 9000 wireless microphone system
News: Sennheiser launches Dante™ card for Digital 9000 wireless microphone systemAt IBC, audio specialist Sennheiser is launching a Dante™ card for the EM 9046 receiver, enabling its top-of-the-range Digital 9000 microphone system to be integrated into Dante™ audio-over-IP networks. Users can conveniently route the system’s high-definition audio data via Audinate’s Dante™ Controller.
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Three New High-End, Advanced Powershot Models from Canon U.S.A. Empower Photographers To Create Amazing Images and Video
PowerShot G7 X is the Company’s First One-Inch Sensor Compact Digital Camera, PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera Boasts a Super 65x Optical Zoom Lens and PowerShot N2 Digital Camera Features an Updated Body Design with a Selfie-Ready LCD Touch Panel
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced three new PowerShot models expanding upon its lineup of high-quality, compact digital cameras, the PowerShot G7 X, the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot N21. The PowerShot G7 X is the company’s first compact point-and-shoot camera with a one-inch sensor, giving users an outstanding portable camera that allows them to take high-quality photographs and videos. The PowerShot SX60 HS camera features a 65x Optical Zoom lens and amazingly broad focal length range equivalent to 21mm -1365mm, while the PowerShot N2 camera has a compact and unique, stylish design with a selfie-ready, flip-up touch panel LCD that makes it easy for social media fanatics to share their favorite photos and videos via the camera’s Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFCTM)2 features.
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Fuel Your Creative Passion with the Highly Anticipated Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
New EOS 7D Mark II Camera Provides Captivating Creative Power at an Affordable Price
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR camera, incorporating professional features and quality in an affordable DSLR. Building upon the proven success of the EOS 7D camera, this new EOS model features a range of “EOS firsts” such as Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and rapid burst shooting up to 10 frames per second (fps), as well as Canon’s first 65-Point* All Cross Type autofocus (AF) system for compositional freedom and accurate, spot-on fast focus. Great for shooting indoor activities such as sporting events, concerts, or weddings, the camera’s impressive low-light shooting capabilities along with its up-to-10 fps high-speed shooting can capture a fast-break basketball dunk, a band’s encore performance, a bird in flight or wildlife in exceptional quality. In addition, the EOS 7D Mark II is the second EOS DSLR camera to incorporate Canon’s innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for rapid and precise focusing of video as well as still images.
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TV Globo Puts Dalet Media Life at Center of its Entertainment Production
Dalet enterprise MAM to command and control the entertainment content creation of Brazil's production powerhouse
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, has announced that TV Globo, the world's second-largest commercial TV network by annual revenue, is placing Dalet Media Life, based on the award-winning Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) platform, at the heart of its entertainment archive.
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AJA Updates FS1-X to Include 5.1 and 7.1 Stereo Mix Down and Reverse Telecine
News: AJA Updates FS1-X to Include 5.1 and 7.1 Stereo Mix Down and Reverse TelecineFS1-X Frame Synchronizer and Converter v1.1 Update Adds Host of Features Responding to User Feedback
Conference Stand 7.F11 -- AJA Video Systems today announced the release of the v1.1 update to FS1-X, the 1RU frame synchronizer and converter with a broad range of features for integrating video and audio in broadcast, mobile and post-production environments. The v1.1 update extends the capabilities of FS1-X with several new features to support stereo mix down of 5.1 and 7.1 sources, additional MADI audio support and reverse telecine cadence detection; allowing source material that has previously been converted from Cine rates to standard video rates using the 2:3:2:3 or 2:2:3:3 cadence to be automatically deteted, and recreate the original frame when being converted back to Cine rate.
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AJA Announces KONA 4 Support for Adobe Creative Cloud
News: AJA Announces KONA 4 Support for Adobe Creative CloudAJA KONA 4 with new Windows Support Delivers Video and Audio I/O In HD, 2K, 4K and Beyond
At IBC 2014, AJA Video Systems announced that its KONA 4 professional desktop video and audio I/O card now supports the latest versions of Adobe's flagship video applications in Adobe® Creative Cloud®. Device driver and plug-in software is available as a free download from AJA's website, allowing users of Adobe video applications, including Adobe Premiere® Pro CC, Adobe After Effects® CC and Adobe SpeedGrade® CC, to take advantage of KONA 4's unparalleled features for managing 4K, UltraHD, 2K and HD pipelines. Adobe Creative Cloud includes the most up-to-date versions of favorite Adobe desktop apps such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop®, After Effects, Illustrator® and more.
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Panasonic Promises Workflow Optimisation at IBC ‘14
Panasonic utilised IBC 2014 to launch the much anticipated Varicam, the star of a wide range of products and innovations that will make film and TV production significantly easier.
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Varicam Goes on Show at IBC 2014
Production models of the much anticipated 4K Varicam and Varicam HS from Panasonic were unveiled at IBC 2014.
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Panasonic and LiveU Collaborate to Connect Camera and Cloud
Combines Panasonic’s Professional Camera Solutions with LiveU’s Bonding Technology and its Cloud-Based Central Management System, the Hub for Video Ingestion
Panasonic has announced an expansion of its strategic collaboration with LiveU to introduce an end-to-end solution enabling P2HD series camera recorders to connect directly to the LiveU Central system and its cloud-based services for live transmission.
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Roland V-1600HD Mixes Coldplay’s Visuals on Tour
News: Roland V-1600HD Mixes Coldplay’s Visuals on TourFew tours in recent years have been as visually iconic as Coldplay and their most recent, Ghost Stories is no exception. Despite the fact that this tour played low key venues rather than their usual mega stadium performances, a band with such stage presence requires an impressive visual production and Video Director Ben Miles from Mixed Emotions, London was tasked with delivering just that. Using a mixture of live and pre-recorded content, the result was a show that worked in the more intimate settings but also produced a visually stunning finale at the Royal Albert Hall.
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AJA Announces CION Support From Top Camera Accessory Manufacturers
News: AJA Announces CION Support From Top Camera Accessory ManufacturersAlphatron, MTF, Wooden Camera, Vocas and Zacuto to Support CION Camera
Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced that top third-party camera accessory developers are on board with support for the CION camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the introduction of the Ki Pro product line in 2009; CION builds on this achievement by offering in-camera recording directly to proven AJA Pak SSD media in the Apple ProRes family of codecs - including 12-bit 444 - for pristine image capture.
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AJA Raw CION Camera Format Supported in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
News: AJA Raw CION Camera Format Supported in Adobe Premiere Pro CCStand 7.F11- AJA Video Systems today announced its AJA Raw CION camera format will soon be supported in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC. Adobe previewed several new developments and updates to Adobe Premiere Pro CC at the IBC 2014 conference in Amsterdam.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New 4K Mini Converters and 4K Heavy Duty Mini Converters
Blackmagic Design today announced new Ultra HD compatible Mini Converters and Heavy Duty Mini Converter 4K models that feature 6G-SDI technology, allowing customers to use a single type of converter for all conversion needs in SD, HD and Ultra HD television formats. These new models replace the previous models for each conversion type and all standard models retail at US$295 while the heavy duty models retail for US$345.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Capture Card
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Capture CardNew DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G PCI Express Capture Card Includes 12G-SDI for Capture and Playback in SD, HD, Ultra HD and DCI 4K Formats!
Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, a new Dual Link 12G-SDI capture and playback card that includes an extremely fast 8 lane PCI Express Generation 2 connection to the computer allowing extremely high performance such as dual stream video capture and playback at resolutions up to 2160p60. Dual stream capture and playback at these resolutions allows dual stream 3D as well as simultaneous fill and key capture and playback even when operating at Ultra HD at 60 frames per second.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Advanced Smart Videohub 40 x 40 Ultra HD Router
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Advanced Smart Videohub 40 x 40 Ultra HD RouterBlackmagic Design today announced Smart Videohub 40 x 40, the newest model in its family of mixed format routers with Blackmagic’s unique visual routing user interface and 6G-SDI technology allowing SD, HD and Ultra HD routing all on the same router at the same time. Smart Videohub 40 x 40 will be priced at US$2,995 and available in October.
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Blackmagic Design announces new SmartView 4K
News: Blackmagic Design announces new SmartView 4KBlackmagic Design today announced SmartView 4K, the world’s first full resolution Ultra HD broadcast monitor with 12G-SDI inputs for compatibility with virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60 for only US$1,995.
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Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1
News: Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11.1, a major new update based on customer feedback that includes dozens of features and improvements that professional editors and colorists have been asking for. DaVinci Resolve 11.1 is available for free download now for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers.
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Blackmagic Design Announces PL Lens Mount Models of Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Blackmagic Cinema Camera
News: Blackmagic Design Announces PL Lens Mount Models of Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Blackmagic Cinema CameraBlackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of two new cinema cameras, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL and Blackmagic Cinema Camera PL. Both cameras now include PL mount models for using professional cinema lenses or even vintage cinema lenses and are now available from $2,295.
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Blackmagic Design announces new Blackmagic MultiView 16
News: Blackmagic Design announces new Blackmagic MultiView 16Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic MultiView 16, the world’s first native Ultra HD multi viewer that allows customers to use the new large screen Ultra HD televisions and Ultra HD monitors for displaying images at twice the resolution of an HD multi view. With full frame re-sync in each input Blackmagic MultiView 16 supports the display of up to 16 mixed SD, HD and Ultra HD video sources all at the same time. MultiView 16 will be priced at only US$1,495.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc.
Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design.
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Ventuz Supports Full Graphics 4K Workflows with AJA Corvid 88
News: Ventuz Supports Full Graphics 4K Workflows with AJA Corvid 88Software developer Ventuz Technology announced today that Ventuz will be one of the first real-time graphics tools in the market to offer real-time 4K/UHD graphic workflows using the new AJA Corvid 88 multi-format video I/O board.
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EKT launches HEVC Hybrid PowerPlug STB during the IBC in Amsterdam
News: EKT launches HEVC Hybrid PowerPlug STB during the IBC in AmsterdamEKT (Eagle Kingdom Technologies), a leading supplier of advanced STB solutions have created the first Hybrid HEVC STB that plugs directly into the mains power.
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Decimator Design launches MD-HX Cross Converter and DMON-6S Multi-Viewer at IBC 2014
News: Decimator Design launches MD-HX Cross Converter and DMON-6S Multi-Viewer at IBC 2014See the new MD-HX and DMON-6S on the Decimator stand 7.B40 at IBC 2014, exhibition 12-16th September, RAI, Amsterdam
Decimator Design is launching two new products at IBC 2014 exhibition in Amsterdam. Mike Wattley, Sales Manager at Symbiosis, Master Distributor for EMEA + the Americas says “The new DMON-6S and MD-HX add even greater versatility to the Decimator Design Product range. The DMON-6S allows the customer to view up to 6 video streams on one screen on both pre-set and customisable layouts whilst the MD-HX allows you to up, down and cross convert SDI and HDMI signals, giving the user excellent quality for a low cost.”
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Atomos 4K Shogun Ready for Action at IBC 2014
Atomos Prepare to Ship the Pioneering Shogun 4K/HD HDMI and 12G/6G/3G SDI Monitor/Recorder/Deck at IBC.
Atomos, creator of award winning camera-mounted recorders and recording accessories will present the shipping version of the highly decorated 4K Shogun at IBC 2014 (Hall 9, D.25), Amsterdam. The new Shogun is due to begin its first production run to be ready to ship to the reseller channel to meet pre-orders.
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IO Industries Launches Compact 4K Camera at IBC 2014
News: IO Industries Launches Compact 4K Camera at IBC 2014IO Industries Inc. announces that their new 4KSDI camera will be shown at IBC 2014, in Hall 11, Stand D67. The 4KSDI is a single-piece 4K/UHD camera head with 3G/HD-SDI outputs for connection to separate recorders and monitors. It features a Super-35mm global shutter sensor, interchangeable lens mount, and multiple output formats to support various applications. Designed for use in professional broadcast and production environments, it also suits remote video applications with unmanned aerial or underwater vehicles.
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AJA Releases New CION Teaser Reel
News: AJA Releases New CION Teaser ReelAJA Video Systems released a brand new teaser reel shot using the soon-to-be-shipping CION camera in Grass Valley and Nevada City California. Shooting took place over three days during the first week of September 2014.
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Big Pic Media Becomes U.K. Reseller for Cinnafilm® Tachyon® Wormhole™ Retiming Solution
Powered by Wohler RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™, File-Based Solution Automates Retiming up to Plus or Minus 10 Percent of Runtime
Wohler Technologies today announced that Big Pic Media will serve as the U.K. distributor for the Cinnafilm® Tachyon® Wormhole™ automated file-based retiming solution. Based upon the RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™, the Tachyon Wormhole solution offers content producers the ability to shorten or lengthen content by as much as 10 percent of its runtime while preserving not only video and audio quality, but also closed caption integrity.
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Grass Valley Exhibits Video over IP and Cloud-Enabled Playout Solutions at IBC 2014
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will exhibit two solutions at IBC 2014 that are designed to help broadcast facilities expand their services without increasing costs. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about Grass Valley’s gateway to IP and cloud-enabled playout solutions, shown for the first time to the European market at IBC.
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ITV Selects Telestream for Multi-platform Workflow Solutions
Telestream Transcoding Helps ITV Implement the DPP Strategy
Telestream® (IBC stand 7.C12), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the completion of a strategic project with UK-based free to air commercial broadcaster, ITV. Designated content delivery modernisation (CDM), the project positions Telestream’s Vantage transcoding platform at the heart of ITV’s file-based workflow. Adopting Vantage in this way enables ITV to achieve time and cost efficiencies across the business and exploit its content across multiple delivery platforms.
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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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Avid Everywhere Continues to Lead the Media Industry with Further Delivery of Product and Service Innovations
At IBC 2014, Avid reveals new platform solutions and services that uniquely address the most strategic challenges of broadcast, pro video, and pro audio professionals
Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced a series of significant product and services innovations delivering the next phase of Avid Everywhere™, the company’s strategic vision for the media and entertainment industry, centered on connecting creative professionals and media organizations with their audiences in more powerful, efficient, collaborative, and profitable ways. The company introduced new innovations to the Avid MediaCentral Platform and its associated modular application suites.
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Avid Everywhere Brings Resolution Independence to Film and Television Production
Media Composer | Software in the Avid Artist Suite will enable video professionals to quickly and efficiently acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media
Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced an update for Media Composer® | Software that will allow video professionals to acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media faster and more efficiently than ever, whether working on premises or in the cloud. Leveraging the newly announced Avid Resolution Independence architecture, Media Composer will offer the most complete and flexible end-to-end workflow for file-based editing of any resolution, helping content creators deliver higher quality content in more collaborative, powerful, and efficient ways—a key element of Avid Everywhere.
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Avid Announces New Platform Innovations for Media Organizations and Creative Professionals
Platform-wide Resolution Independence, Connectivity Toolkit advancements will help media professionals and organizations connect with audiences more powerfully, efficiently, and profitably
Avid® (OTC: AVID) today introduced new and upcoming innovations for the Avid MediaCentral Platform—an open, extensible, and customizable common services foundation that delivers on the Avid Everywhere™ strategic vision for the media and entertainment industry. The company announced plans for resolution independence across the platform and the next phase of the Avid Connectivity Toolkit. These latest innovations are focused on helping media organizations and professionals connect with audiences more powerfully, efficiently, and profitably.
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SGO Exhibits its Enviable Scope of High-Performance Creativity at IBC2014
Mistika Redefines the "Hero" Suite Enabling Creatives to Unleash their Extraordinary Talent
SGO will showcase Mistika and Mamba FX at Stand A11, Hall 6, from 12 – 16 September at IBC2014. Powerfully different, SGO's flagship product, Mistika appeals to filmmakers, broadcasters and content creators for its efficient finishing, grading and Ultra HD capabilities for any project regardless of resolution or frame-rate, including 4K at 60P and stereoscopic 3D. SGO will feature version 2.0 of its compositor Mamba FX which provides unlimited layers of compositing in a resolution-free, node-based environment. Running on Windows, Linux and now also available on MAC, Mamba FX represents another choice at incredible value to the VFX community.
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JVC Partners with Wowza to Deliver Integration Between Streaming ProHD Camcorders, Wowza Streaming Engine
News: JVC Partners with Wowza to Deliver Integration Between Streaming ProHD Camcorders, Wowza Streaming EngineJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced it has partnered with Wowza® Media Systems to provide seamless integration between the Wowza Streaming Engine™ server software and JVC’s streaming-capable camcorders. As a result, content creators can economically transmit high quality video in real time to a secure Intranet for internal communications or to the cloud for Web distribution.
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RTW to Support the 2014 IBC Show with a Range of Loudness Metering Solutions
News: RTW to Support the 2014 IBC Show with a Range of Loudness Metering SolutionsRTW (IBC Hall 8, Stand D92), the market leader in visual audio meters and monitoring devices, is once again providing the IBC 2014 show’s technology team with TM9 and TM7 TouchMonitor audio meters and SurroundControl 31960SD controller to support audio in the RAI’s D-Cinema auditorium featuring the IBC Big Screen Experience, as well as four TM3 TouchMonitor units to support the IBC News crew’s live and studio coverage of the show.
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Technicolor–PostWorks Helps Bring Marcus Robinson’s “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” to HISTORY
News: Technicolor–PostWorks Helps Bring Marcus Robinson’s “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” to HISTORYThe New York Facility Provided Support, Strategy And Services To The Monumental Documentary on The World Trade Center Site Throughout Its Eight Years of Production.
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center", Irish artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson’s remarkable documentary about the reconstruction of the New York City landmark, makes its U.S. premiere tonight at 6 p.m. on HISTORY. More than eight years in the making, the two-hour television special is the result of a labor of love both on the part of Robinson and Technicolor-PostWorks New York, which has been providing critical support for the project from its earliest days.
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Dalet Unveils Integrated Platform Solutions at IBC2014
Company Supports Continued Development of Amberfin; Integration Alongside Dalet Galaxy and Dalet Brio Platforms to Deliver Broader and Deeper Set of Workflow Solutions
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, unveiled today its new platform lineup: Dalet Brio (high-density ingest and playout), Dalet AmberFin (high-quality transcoding), and Dalet Galaxy (enterprise MAM). These three distinct, yet tightly integrated platforms enable Dalet to answer both the current and future requirements of the media industry with a range of complementary products and modules that address targeted applications as well as combine to offer best-in-class business solutions.
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ProMAX Launches New Platform Series 4 Workflow Servers
Media Asset Management and a Browser-Based UI Top a List Of Powerful Features Designed to Accelerate and Improve the Content Creation Process. Large-scale Increases in Performance & Capacity Enable True Collaborative Production of 4K Videoll-in-ONE, Modular Construct Advances 4K Editorial and VFX Workflows
ProMAX Systems, the manufacturer of Platform workflow servers, high-performance ONE workstations and Cache-A archival appliances, has released the ProMAX Platform Series 4, its latest and most advanced workflow servers for video professionals. The new Series 4 servers include powerful asset management features as well as a built in transcoding engine and an elegant new web interface that enables access to the system from anywhere on the network and delivers a superior collaborative production experience for video workgroups. Available with Series 4 are new high-performance storage modules with capacity up to 96TB per chassis. These “Extreme” shared storage modules deliver 2x the video streaming performance of standard Platform modules and enable full resolution 4K editing, up to 10 total streams of ProRes Ultra HD. ProMAX will be demonstrating the Platform Series 4 and taking advance orders for the systems at the IBC Show in Amsterdam, September 12th- 16th, with a ship date slated for mid-October.
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Kratos' SAT Introduces StreamMon IP Multicast Caching Product for Broadcasters, Cable Operators and Other Video Service Providers
Next Generation Solution Automatically Caches 100% of Desired Video Transmissions to Support Service Level Agreements and Related Compliance and Verification Needs
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary released StreamMon, an Internet Protocol (IP) Multicast caching product that expands the ability of service providers to monitor, assure and verify the quality of the video content passing through their networks. By introducing a new caching-based model developed in close association with one of the world's largest cable operators, StreamMon enables operators to improve the effectiveness of validation tasks as well as shift the burden from the extremely expensive devices typically used today onto far more affordable units that are optimized for the task.
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AXIOM Beta: The First Open Digital Cinema Camera Crowd Funding Campaign Launched
News: AXIOM Beta: The First Open Digital Cinema Camera Crowd Funding Campaign LaunchedAXIOM Beta is a Professional Digital Image Capturing Platform For Filmmakers, By Filmmakers.
We have been working towards this moment for almost 3 years now. We had ups and downs but never got to a point when giving up was any of the valid options. A number of people suggested we should find another, proper job instead, after hearing what we were up to. We managed to build a prototype from a shoestring budget because of a team that has been donating their hearts and souls to get closer to the ultimate goal of putting power with cameras back into the hands of their users. Now it's time to rally the supporters. This next step we can only take together with you.
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Codex Action Cam is Shipping, Shooting and on Show at IBC 2014 (11.C71)
News: Codex Action Cam is Shipping, Shooting and on Show at IBC 2014 (11.C71)First European and US Productions Deploy Specialist Codex Action Cam Shooting Packages
Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, is shipping Codex Action Cam – the small camera with a big workflow. Having taken the market by storm with its NAB 2014 debut, the point-shoot-post system is now being used on feature and advertising productions in Europe and the US, as well as being innovatively modified and adapted by customers into specialist 2D and 3D stereo shooting packages. Codex Action Cam is one of the highlights at the Codex stand (Hall 11.C71) at IBC 2014, 12-16 September, Amsterdam.
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Aspera, an IBM Company, Partners with EVS and Elemental to Bring Unprecedented Second Screen Video Streaming to Millions of Sports Fans Worldwide
New Cloud-Based Service Delivers Near-Real Time Hd Content To Global Sports Fans
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Aspera, an IBM company, together with EVS, a leading provider of broadcast and media production systems, and Elemental, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, deployed the first large-scale system for high-resolution live video streaming via the cloud to enable viewers to watch live HD media and sporting events from their connected devices.
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Ikegami Broadens its Monitor Portfolio to Encompass a Wide Range of Markets and Applications
News: Ikegami Broadens its Monitor Portfolio to Encompass a Wide Range of Markets and ApplicationsSee Ikegami on stand 11.A31 at IBC2014, RAI Amsterdam, September 12-16, 2014
Ikegami is expanding its portfolio of image display products to encompass the full range of operational requirements from high-end Grade One broadcast reference monitoring to general production applications. Four new monitors will be introduced at IBC2014 in Amsterdam, September 12-16: the high-end HEM-2570W and HEM-1770WR plus the production-grade HLM-1751WR and HLM-1705WR. These will augment Ikegami's existing range of monitors which include the production-grade HLM-3250W/HLM-2450WB and the HLE-2153G/HLE-1853G affordable 3G standard monitors.
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Cobham Ready to Set Sail with Volvo Ocean Race
News: Cobham Ready to Set Sail with Volvo Ocean RaceCobham will be at IBC 2014 on stand 1.F41
Stand 1.F41 – Cobham, the RF specialist company, has announced that broadcast transmitters and receiver/decoder technology will be deployed to support television coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015, the world's premier round-the-world offshore race, which begins in Alicante, Spain on 4 October.
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SUP 10.0: ALEXA Software Updates Hit Double Figures
News: SUP 10.0: ALEXA Software Updates Hit Double FiguresALEXA’s tenth software update will be released sometime in September this year, concluding an open beta that began in August. The many features in Software Update Packet (SUP) 10.0 have been chosen based on feedback from numerous set visits and a continual dialog with cinematographers, assistants, DITs, rental and post houses, and ARRI partners.
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New ALEXA Prores 3.2K for UHD Deliverables
News: New ALEXA Prores 3.2K for UHD DeliverablesARRI recently announced ProRes 3.2K, a new recording format for its ARRI ALEXA cameras that will become available through a software update scheduled for release early next year. ProRes 3.2K allows the same easy up-sampling in post to UHD deliverables as ARRIRAW Open Gate does to 4K. These formats, combined with ALEXA’s unsurpassed dynamic range, make the camera suitable for any type of production, with any distribution requirements.
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BT Media & Broadcast Uses Cobham RF Technology for New Service
News: BT Media & Broadcast Uses Cobham RF Technology for New ServiceIBC 2014, 12-16 September, Stand 1.F41
BT and Cobham Broadcast have announced at IBC 2014 that Cobham RF equipment is being deployed for “BT Media Live”, a new managed service operated by BT’s specialist digital media and broadcast solutions arm, BT Media & Broadcast. The service uses Cobham’s state-of-the-art radio frequency equipment in two permanent receive sites in central London.
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Adorama Unveils Flashpoint ZeroGrav 2-Axis Digital Gyro Stabilizer for DSLRs and the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Now Available for Preorder
News: Adorama Unveils Flashpoint ZeroGrav 2-Axis Digital Gyro Stabilizer for DSLRs and the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Now Available for PreorderThe Newest Addition to the Popular Camera Stabilizing Line, Gyro is an Essential HD Video Accessory for any Photographer or Videographer; Save $300 By Preordering Now Exclusively From Adorama
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, has expanded the popular Flashpoint ZeroGrav stabilizer line once more with the ZeroGrav 2-Axis Digital Gyro Stabilizer, now available for preorder only at Adorama.
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Otto Nemenz International Adds RED DRAGON® MONOCHROME Camera
News: Otto Nemenz International Adds RED DRAGON® MONOCHROME CameraOtto Nemenz International, announces that they are now offering the new RED EPIC-M DRAGON® MONOCHROME camera. Otto Nemenz specializes in the rental and support of high-end digital cinema cameras, lenses, and accessories to the Hollywood community and beyond.
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Cinedeck Turbo-Charges Adobe Premiere Pro CC Workflows at IBC 2014 (Hall 7.J07)
Cinedeck LLC (http://www.cinedeck.com), pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will highlight turbo-charged workflows for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, at IBC 2014, Amsterdam, 12-16 September (Hall7.J07). Cinedeck record, ingest and transcode platforms deliver a host of cutting-edge features that enable Adobe Premiere Pro CC editorial teams to access files faster and to start editing content while it is being recorded – the ideal scenario when rapid content turnaround is essential, such as in live, multi-cam broadcast and news operations.
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Cinedeck Launches Breakthrough Modular Workflow with Cinedeck ZX at IBC 2014 (Hall 7.J07)
News: Cinedeck Launches Breakthrough Modular Workflow with Cinedeck ZX at IBC 2014 (Hall 7.J07)Cinedeck ZX Delivers Cost-Effective Custom-Build of Fast Camera-To-Post Workflows
Cinedeck, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will launch Cinedeck ZX, a breakthrough, modular 4K/UHDTV-1/HD/SD platform, that allows users to cost-effectively custom-build fast camera-to-post workflows for a wide range of digital cinema and broadcast applications, at IBC 2014, Amsterdam, 12-16 September (Hall7.J07).
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DAMsmart Chooses General Dynamics Mediaware for Radio Television Hong Kong Archive Project
General Dynamics Mediaware is providing frame accurate, lossless editing solutions to DAMsmart, a digital media asset management company, to assist in the editing of 21,000 hours of videotape from Radio Television Hong Kong’s (RTHK) archive. The project will make RTHK’s production archive available in a high-definition (HD) digital format to coincide with the introduction of their new digital terrestrial television service. General Dynamics Mediaware’s integrated compressed editing platform will be used as part of the solution being deployed to enable RTHK to realize significant increases in post-production efficiencies, reduce risk in the storage and access overheads inherent to physical videotape and, most importantly, ensure the content is digitized and secure for future generations.
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Nipros Helps RED Display The Realties of Live 4K Production At IBC
News: Nipros Helps RED Display The Realties of Live 4K Production At IBCFollowing a successful collaboration at the NAB Convention in April, RED Digital Cinema has re-enlisted Samaserve’s CTO Sal Sandoval to engage the Nipros LS-750GT and LS 750 camera-mounted fiber adapter system for a live 4K Production demonstration, the first of its kind, at the IBC 2014 Show.
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MOG Announces Partnership with Filmpartners
MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, announces a partnership with Filmpartners, the supplier of MXFserver, a software only total solution for film, broadcast and post-production industry.
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MOG Partners with Archiware to Improve Production Workflows from Ingest to Archive
MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, and Archiware, a leading provider of data archive solutions have currently establish a technology partnership in order to deliver complete solutions for the broadcast industry, covering production workflow processes from ingest into archive.
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EditShare Unveils XStream EFS Enterprise Scale-Out Storage Solution at IBC2014
Enterprise-Class, Distributed and Redundant “Scale-Out” File System Offers Unmatched Performance for Real-Time Workflows
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced EditShare XStream EFS, a new enterprise storage solution aimed at media markets. Demonstrated for the first time at IBC2014 (stand 7.G37), EditShare XStream EFS is a powerful distributed scale-out file system designed from the ground up to support large-scale media workgroups requiring high-bandwidth, high-volume media ingest, transcoding, online collaborative editing and multiplatform distribution of HD, 2K, 4K and beyond.
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Trilogy’s Gemini Intercom Linked to Stagebox
Stand 10.A29 – Trilogy Communications, a leading voice in intercom systems, has announced that it will demonstrate its Gemini IP intercom system working seamlessly with BBC R&D’s camera-mounted Stagebox device, which enables programme makers to link multiple cameras, and move HD content over a standard IP network, on EBU Stand 10.F20 during IBC 2014.
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Forbidden to Unveil New Forscene Interface and MAM at IBC2014
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced today that at IBC2014 it will unveil the next generation of Forscene with new capabilities, an entirely new interface, and a new media asset management (MAM) system.
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Blackmagic Design announces new disk formatting update for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
News: Blackmagic Design announces new disk formatting update for Blackmagic Production Camera 4KBlackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.9.5 software which includes dashboard on screen menus and high performance disk formatting for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.
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Global TV Goes Live With PlayBox Technology AirBox
PlayBox Technology announces the latest in a series of recent sales successes by its Jakarta-based distributor, Horizon Global Media. Global TV, which broadcasts free-to-air via terrestrial transmitters, satellite, cable and streaming media, has invested in an AirBox playout server for installation at its headquarters west of the city.
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Bluefish444 Introduces Epoch | 4K Neutron And Epoch | Neutron Low Profile Half Length Uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI I/O Video Cards
Applications Include SDK for 3Rd Party Developers, 4K 60p I/O Workflows, Digital Intermediary, Digital Content Creation, Video Servers, Encoding, Decoding & Streaming of MPEG and H.264, Live and Non-Live CG Supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OSX Operating Systems New Cards Immediately Available
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduced and announced the immediate availability of the Epoch | 4K Neutron and Epoch | Neutron video cards at IBC 2014.
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Strategy & Technology Acquires Joint Venture Companies Synapse TV and VuTV
News: Strategy & Technology Acquires Joint Venture Companies Synapse TV and VuTVStand 1.B22 – Strategy & Technology Ltd (S&T) and Simplestream Ltd announce today that they have reconstructed their two joint ventures – Synapse TV Ltd and VuTV Ltd – to be wholly owned by S&T. S&T will continue to run and develop the businesses, both of which are currently focused on delivery of over-the-top (OTT) video services to connected TVs.
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Archimedia Brings Quality Verification to the Desktop With New Archimedia QuSee™ Suite
Archimedia Technology, a company whose technology and applications bring precise multiformat viewing to the professional's desktop, TV, UHDTV, and infrastructure, today released Archimedia QuSee™ Suite, a family of tools to inspect and measure video, audio, and metadata for broadcast, postproduction, A/V, mastering, and distribution. Working in tandem with the Archimedia Master Player, the Archimedia QuSee Suite brings validation and verification functions to the desktop, allowing users to perform quality tests on actual files rather than on processed SDI streams created from those files.
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Ruige Picture Monitors Chosen for United Nations Headquarters
News: Ruige Picture Monitors Chosen for United Nations HeadquartersThe United Nations has taken delivery of 52 Ruige TL-S1850HD 18.5 inch professional picture monitors for use at its international headquarters in New York. This latest order follows the UN's purchase of 73 TL-S1850HD monitors in December 2012.
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FOR-A to Introduce New 4K Frame Rate Converter at IBC 2014
Unit Offers Versatile Conversion For Better Picture Quality
FOR-A announces that it will introduce the FRC-9000 4K frame rate converter at the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam. Featuring FOR-A’s enhanced motion compensated frame rate conversion technology, FOR-A will showcase the FRC-9000 in its IBC booth, Hall 2, Stand A51.
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Ikegami to Introduce HC-HD300 3-CMOS HDTV Camera at IBC2014
News: Ikegami to Introduce HC-HD300 3-CMOS HDTV Camera at IBC2014Ikegami has chosen IBC2014 as the venue for the introduction of the HC-HD300, a compact and aggressively-priced high-definition camera designed for a wide range of applications. These include satellite and cable television presentation studios, independent programme-making, training studios and religious television channels.
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ToolsOnAir Helps Cook Children's CLZ-TV Deliver the Gift of Healing
News: ToolsOnAir Helps Cook Children's CLZ-TV Deliver the Gift of HealingCoping with a life-threatening illness is a tremendous challenge for anyone, but it's particularly difficult for younger people. While most kids are enjoying the typical trappings of childhood, these young people are faced with the life-changing realities of doctors and specialists, poking and testing, and extended hospital stays. It's a difficult situation even under the best of circumstances, but many medical professionals are looking for ways to improve the experience.
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Big Upgrades on SmallHD Monitors at IBC Hall 11, Stand 11.G64
News: Big Upgrades on SmallHD Monitors at IBC Hall 11, Stand 11.G64SmallHD, creator of the world’s first compact high-definition on-camera monitor, will showcase advances to its monitor lineup and other camera tools at stand 11.G64 at the 2014 IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam.
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Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film Festival
News: Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film FestivalA Festival Sponsor for 14 Consecutive Years, Christie Helps Filmmakers Share Their Vision with Dazzling Clarity
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, brings the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival®* into sharper focus this year by lighting up an expanded list of venues with Christie 4K-resolution digital cinema projection. With 4K submissions to the festival having doubled from 2013, Christie, the official projection sponsor for 14 consecutive years, will offer 4K screening capability at Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, The Elgin Theatre's Visa Screening Room and Ryerson Theatre. All TIFF Bell Lightbox cinemas also feature Christie 4K projection.
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Eyeheight Gears For Speed With Faster-Than-Real-Time Conformance for Apple Final Cut Pro X
News: Eyeheight Gears For Speed With Faster-Than-Real-Time Conformance for Apple Final Cut Pro XEyeheight's latest professional broadcast legalisation plug-in for Apple Final Cut Pro X sets new standards in speed by allowing faster than real time file conformance when used with latest-generation desktop computers.
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Colorworks Restores “Ghostbusters” for 30th Anniversary Release
News: Colorworks Restores “Ghostbusters” for 30th Anniversary ReleaseSpecial Anniversary Edition Blu-ray of the Restored Ivan Reitman Comedy To Be Released on September 16th
Colorworks provided picture restoration and re-mastering services for a spectacular new 4K version of Ivan Reitman’s 1984 comedy classic "Ghostbusters." Sony Pictures re-released the feature, one of the most beloved comedy titles in its library, over the Labor Day weekend to theaters across the U.S. and Canada in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the restored film in a 30th Anniversary Blu-ray special edition on September 16.
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GatesAir Touts Revenue Generation and Efficiency Capabilities of LTE Mobile Offload
IBC2014 Demonstration will Exhibit Operational and Business Benefits of DTV and LTE Convergence within the Broadcast Delivery Model
The IBC2014 show marks the first integrated demonstration by GatesAir of LTE Mobile Offload, a unique model for supplementing capacity for live TV and other popular video services for bandwidth-constrained mobile networks. The advanced model benefits both broadcast and mobile operators, maximizing spectrum use and cultivating new revenue models and business relationships; and reducing costs, expanding reach and preserving bandwidth.
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Elemental Brings Widely Deployed Software-Defined Video Solutions to IBC
Company to Highlight Flexible Software Running in Turnkey, Virtual and Cloud Deployments, 4K HEVC Milestones And Support For Live-to-VOD Applications
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced plans to showcase its full suite of video processing capabilities at the annual IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, 12-16 September. In the last twenty months, Elemental has doubled its customer base to 500 companies in more than 50 countries.
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Free Canon Firmware Upgrade For DP-V3010 30-INCH 4K Professional Display Enables Confirmation Of ITU-R BT.2020 Color Gamut Video Content
News: Free Canon Firmware Upgrade For DP-V3010 30-INCH 4K Professional Display Enables Confirmation Of ITU-R BT.2020 Color Gamut Video ContentCanon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced today that the company will make available in October 2014 a free firmware[1] upgrade for its DP-V3010 4K Reference Display (launched in January 2014) that delivers enhanced basic performance, enabling the review of video footage supporting the ITU-R BT.2020 next-generation broadcast standard color gamut.[2]
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Panasonic Introduces AJ-PX800 2/3”, 3-Chip P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With AVC-Ultra Recording
News: Panasonic Introduces AJ-PX800 2/3”, 3-Chip P2 HD Shoulder-Mount With AVC-Ultra RecordingWith Exceptional Picture Quality and Wireless Connectivity, Camcorder is Lightweight, Low Power ENG Tool
Panasonic has announced the AJ-PX800, a new 2/3-inch, three-chip shoulder-mount camcorder with AVC-ULTRA recording. Weighing a little over 6 pounds, the PX800 is the industry’s lightest camcorder in its class.
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StorageDNA Showcases Enhanced LTO LTFS Archiving and Management for 4K, HD Workflows
DNA Evolution Archive Engine Delivers New Levels of Efficiency in File-Based Pipelines
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, will feature the latest version of its innovative archive engine for LTO LTFS, DNA Evolution™, at IBC2014, taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on September 11 – 16, 2014. The company will demonstrate DNA Evolution 3.5 and preview its accelerated archive workflows and enhanced content management for 4K and HD pipelines in stand 7.B42. StorageDNA customers, Gorilla Group and Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. (Channels: Sony Entertainment TV) benefit from DNA Evolution’s conform and archive asset management tools by creating faster and more cost-effective file-based pipelines.
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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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Technicolor – PostWorks New York Supports Nine Films Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival
News: Technicolor – PostWorks New York Supports Nine Films Screening at the Toronto International Film FestivalTechnicolor – PostWorks New York provided post-production services to nine films screening at this month’s Toronto International Film Festival. They include the concert film "Roger Waters The Wall", the Martin Scorsese/ David Tedeschi documentary: "The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument," and seven narrative films: Ross Katz’s "Adult Beginners,: David Gordon Green’s "Manglehorn," Theodore Melfi’s "St. Vincent," David Dobkin’s "The Judge," Shawn Levy’s "This is Where I Leave You," Chris Rock’s "Top Five" and Noah Baumbach’s "While We’re Young." The Toronto International Film Festival is scheduled for September 4 – 14.
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isovideo Announces Breakthrough Quality SD/HD to HD/UHD/4K Remastering Services using Award-Winning Viarte
isovideo announces the launch of their Viarte cluster-based SD/HD to HD/UHD/4K remastering Service for the media entertainment industries. Viarte was one of five winners of the prestigious Game-Changer Awards by the IABM/NAB 2013.
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Feature Documentary “Finding the Gold Within” Used isovideo's Viarte Services for Footage Conversion
isovideo announced that a highly inspirational documentary “Finding the Gold Within” by independent film maker/producer Karina Epperlein used isovideo's Viarte service for footage conversions (converting from 1920x1080p 29.97 to 1920x1080p 23.976). The film will be world premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 3 and 4, 2014.
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Playbox Technology Marks 15Th Anniversary with Continuing Innovation at IBC2014
PlayBox Technology marks its 15th anniversary at IBC2014 with four new additions to its broadcast channel-in-a-box branding and playout product range plus two major product enhancements. Launched at the NAB Show in Las Vegas during April and now making their European exhibition debut are CaptureBox PRO, Production AirBox, SocialMediaBox and TimeShiftBox DUO. Major enhancements are announced to the established AirBox and ScheduleBox.
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British Touring Cars Get On-Board With Videosys
News: British Touring Cars Get On-Board With VideosysVideosys Broadcast, a leading supplier of broadcast solutions for film, television and A/V, has announced its support of UK OB specialists Cloudbass to supply onboard camera and video transmission systems for HD coverage of the 2014 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).
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Sonnet Announces Dual-Port 10GBase-T Thunderbolt™ 2 Adapter
Sonnet's Twin 10G Adds Lightning-Fast 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Connectivity to Any Computer With a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt Port
Sonnet Technologies today announced the Twin 10G Thunderbolt™ 2 to Dual-Port Copper 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Adapter, a near-plug-and-play solution for adding lightning-fast 10GbE network connectivity to any computer with Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt ports. Featuring 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology, the Twin 10G enables users to connect to high-speed infrastructure and storage systems using the 10GbE standard — offering up to 10 times the performance of Gigabit Ethernet, the common wired network connection included with most computers today. Support for Wake-on-LAN and other advanced features make this Sonnet adapter suitable for use in a variety of workflows and environments.
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SSL C10 HD Lays The Foreign Language "SmackDown" for WWE
News: SSL C10 HD Lays The Foreign Language "SmackDown" for WWE“Ease-of-Use for the Operator and Reliability for Engineering Were Two Strong Reasons to Choose the SSL C10”
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) has upgraded its post production facilities with a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console in Audio 5 studio to support foreign language broadcasts. WWE programs, including "Monday Night RAW," "SmackDown" and "WWE Total Divas" are delivered to 650 million homes in over 150 countries and translated into 30 languages. WWE live and televised entertainment encompasses terrestrial, cable and satellite broadcast and Pay-Per-View, along with the recently-launched over-the-top (OTT) WWE Network. The C10 HD is used to simulcast "RAW" in Spanish live in the U.S. and to Spanish-speaking countries like Puerto Rico and Mexico. It is also used for multilingual voice to picture (ADR) post-production of all WWE shows for localized programming in Brazil, China (in Mandarin), Japan and Russia.
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cinec 2014, Celebrating its 10th Anniversary Staging, Now More than Ever Combines Professionalism with Innovation
This year, cinec will deal with the contrasts between the traditional roles of film technology and the challenges of modernity. Digitalization calls for a revamp of all areas from camera to distribution and brings together renowned suppliers and newcomers from the realms of the gaming and computer industry. What is required now more than ever is for professionalism to be the highest priority.
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Blackmagic Cinema Cameras Capture Complex Action Sequences in ‘The Expendables 3’
News: Blackmagic Cinema Cameras Capture Complex Action Sequences in ‘The Expendables 3’Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic Cinema Cameras EF were used to capture complex action sequences in the new film “The Expendables 3.” Second Unit DP Paul Hughen, ASC, placed the cameras directly in the action in order to get incredible shots, including exciting scenes of car races, intricate boat chases and large scale action sequences.
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Ventuz to Demo 4k Real-Time Graphics at IBC
Real-time graphics developer Ventuz Technology and high-end display technologies manufacturer eyevis will be showing their latest products working together at this year’s IBC trade show in Amsterdam RAI Convention center.
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A film scanner being released in 2014 is kind of a strange thing, but not when you get the full Ultra HD story. Blackmagic Design's new Cintel Film Scanner can create Ultra HD content in real time for a fraction of the price of older scanners, and many movies and television shows over the last thirty years were shot on 35mm or 16mm film - natively Ultra HD content, just waiting to be scanned and re-released into the world.
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