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mxfSPEEDRAIL to Enable ARD and ZDF to Increase its Production Workflow Performance During its Coverage of the World Cup 2014
MOG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has been selected to provide its mxfSPEEDRAIL centralized ingest solutions for the coverage of the World Cup, with ARD and ZDF German broadcasters, through the broadcast service provider HDSIGNS. The installation was successfully made through MOG’s corporate partner Media Online GmbH, which provides complete systems integration consulting and technical support for the German market.
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Hawthorne Direct Expands Digital Media Marketing Capabilities by Launching Mobile Marketing Unit: Jared Lake Named Director, Digital Media
News: Hawthorne Direct Expands Digital Media Marketing Capabilities by Launching Mobile Marketing Unit: Jared Lake Named Director, Digital MediaHawthorne Direct, a full service Brand Response advertising agency, has expanded its Digital Media Marketing capabilities by launching a Mobile Marketing Unit. Concurrently, Jared Lake, who will spearhead the new unit, has been named Director, Digital Media. Lake will be based in the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, where he will report to George Leon, Hawthorne Direct’s Senior Vice President of Media/Account Management. The announcement was made today by Hawthorne Direct’s Chief Executive Officer, Jessica Hawthorne-Castro.
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ETIA 2014 Exploration Zone to Showcase Holodeck-Inspired Virtual Reality Technology Driving Immersive Entertainment
Conference Session Draws Tech and Creative Visionaries to Discuss Keys to Unleashing Potential of the Interactive, Immersive Entertainment Experience
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, and the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN) have released details on the new Interactive Exploration Zone at the 2014 "Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age" (ETIA) conference. The zone will feature developing technologies that are driving the evolution of immersive entertainment experiences. A subsequent evening session, "The Holodeck: Entertainment for the Next Generation," will include an interview with renowned gaming industry creative and executive William "Bing" Gordon of KPCB and a panel discussion including Gordon and other innovators.
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Multiple Codex Recorders And Workflow Systems Prove Pivotal On X-Men: Days Of Future Past
News: Multiple Codex Recorders And Workflow Systems Prove Pivotal On X-Men: Days Of Future PastCodex has revealed that multiple Codex recording and workflow technologies were used at the heart of the production to post pipeline on 20th Century Fox’s latest superhero movie "X-Men: Days Of Future Past." A combination of Codex Onboard Recorders, in-camera XR recording, and Vault systems, enabled the filmmakers to deploy a variety of ARRI Alexa cameras, shooting both native 3D and 2D using ARRIRAW, and to maximise image quality on-set and during post production.
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Shotgun Announces First Pipeline Awards to be Held at SIGGRAPH 2014
Shotgun Software, the creative industry s trusted production pipeline partner, announces the first Shotgun Pipeline Awards, recognizing excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage for creative production. Awards will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Tuesday August 12, at the Shotgun User Group meeting, and announced publicly on the Shotgun Blog (http://blog.shotgunsoftware.com/)
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Autodesk Mudbox 2015 Now Available as $10 Monthly Desktop Subscription
News: Autodesk Mudbox 2015 Now Available as $10 Monthly Desktop SubscriptionAs part of an ongoing commitment to equip indie game makers and artists with powerful, accessible 3D tools, Autodesk today announced that its Mudbox 2015 digital painting and 3D sculpting software is now available as a Desktop Subscription license for $10 USD a month.
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NuContext Creative Acquires Trigger Happy; Launches New Digital & Print Division, Headed by VP Mikael Tyrsen
News: NuContext Creative Acquires Trigger Happy; Launches New Digital & Print Division, Headed by VP Mikael TyrsenRight on the heels of opening its New York office earlier this year; the team at NuContext Creative, led by Company Founder/Executive Producer Angela Guice, have acquired Trigger Happy and launched its new digital and print division, headed by Mikael Tyrsen. Under the management of Tyrsen, the new division’s capabilities include: print, mobile, apps, games, prototyping, web, and social including strategy and viral applications.
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"Subaru WRX STI Vs. The Drones: The Ultimate Obstacle Course"
News: "Subaru WRX STI Vs. The Drones: The Ultimate Obstacle Course"Big Block Creates Futuristic Drone Squadron for Subaru and DDB Canada
Bicoastal digital production and design studio Big Block produced the live action shoot, virtual obstacle course and animated drone fleet for the television, cinema and online commercial “Subaru WRX STI vs. the Drones.” To show off the 2015 Subaru WRX STI’s best-in-its-class high performance power and impeccable control, DDB Canada’s Toronto office developed the concept of a futuristic autocross course made of CG drone quadcopters to challenge the WRX STI with real-time precision driving.
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Allegorithmic’s Substance Engine Now Available for All Unreal Engine 4 Developers
News: Allegorithmic’s Substance Engine Now Available for All Unreal Engine 4 DevelopersFull Integration of Game Industry’s Leading Next-Gen Texture Development Tool on Epic Games’ GitHub
Today, Allegorithmic’s Substance Engine is coming to one of the gaming world’s favorite development platforms. With a full integration into Unreal Engine 4 (UE4), Substance Engine makes the creation of next-gen textures a seamless experience for even the most ambitious of game developers. No purchase required, just a free plugin available for all Unreal Engine 4 developers.
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Shotgun Client Review Site is Now Available
News: Shotgun Client Review Site is Now AvailableEnables Studios to Share Work with Clients on Desktops or Mobile Devices Securely and Easily
Shotgun Software has released Shotgun 5.3 featuring a new, integrated Shotgun Client Review Site. This toolset enables creative companies to share media with clients or anyone outside the studio securely, with one click, through free, unlimited client accounts, to desktops or mobile devices. All client feedback is automatically tracked and recorded in Shotgun. The Shotgun Client Review Site replaces a time- and labor-intensive process with a single click, for both studios and their clients.
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GALAXY 61 Re-Launches: The Design-Driven Animation + VFX Boutique, Evolves Into a Hybrid One-Stop Creative Resource with the Addition of Expanded Editorial, Finishing, Print and Audio Services
News: GALAXY 61 Re-Launches: The Design-Driven Animation + VFX Boutique, Evolves Into a Hybrid One-Stop Creative Resource with the Addition of Expanded Editorial, Finishing, Print and Audio ServicesDesigner Doug Johnson Marks His Company’s 10th Anniversary with a Total Re-Branding & New Website Showcasing His Concept to Completion Capabilities Tailored to Animation and VFX-Driven Project with Big Ideas and Small Budgets
Galaxy 61 owner and creative director, Doug Johnson, has announced that his award-winning design-driven boutique marked its 10th anniversary this month with the re-launch of the company as he takes its business model to the next level with the addition of editorial, 3D for print, audio and finishing services. The re-structuring redefines the company as a high-end animation and visual effects house, which now offers clients the option to take advantage of its full-service, concept through completion capabilities.
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Mobile TV Group Upgrades Eight Mobile Units with Grass Valley Ultra Slow-Motion Technology
Sixteen LDX XtremeSpeed Cameras and Eight K2 Dyno Replay Systems Modernize MTVG’s Replay and Highlights Workflow
Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has turned to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to upgrade eight of its dual-feed mobile production trucks with a workflow that delivers stunning imagery with super and ultra slow-motion replays for its clients. MTVG has purchased 16 LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras and eight K2 Dyno Replay Systems for the delivery of compelling live sports coverage with crisp imagery for instant replays and highlights packages. Seven FOX Sports regional networks will receive these systems along with one for Root Sports Rocky Mountain. Each mobile unit will have two ultra slow-motion cameras.
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NewTek Unveils Transformed 3Play Product Family Starting at $9,995
Integrated Sports Production Systems Set New Price-Performance Standards; Breakthrough Pricing Provides Replay Opportunities For Producers At All Levels
NewTek™ today unveiled a new family of 3Play™ sports production solutions that includes major enhancements to the 3Play 4800, the introduction of a new 3Play 440 model, and the 3Play 425 model now starting at $9,995 USD. Unlike most replay systems that typically rely on linear, tape-based workflows, 3Play systems feature a broad range of new integrated production capabilities for creating dynamic sports programs that drive audience growth, brand awareness, and social media engagement––all with the beautiful, network-style look of a professional sports broadcast.
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Bungie’s Destiny® to Use Faceware
Bungie Chooses Faceware’s Facial Mo-Cap Products to Help Breathe Life into Destiny’s Characters
Faceware Technologies, the leading innovator and most experienced provider of markerless 3D facial motion capture solutions, today announced that video game developer, Bungie, Inc., has chosen to use Faceware’s Professional Facial Motion Capture Product Line to add lifelike expressions and human-realistic emotions to Destiny’s characters.
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Autodesk Announces 2015 3D Animation Software
News: Autodesk Announces 2015 3D Animation SoftwareNew Software Empowers Artists’ Creativity With Innovative New Tools Like Bifrost And Shaderfx
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) unveiled the 2015 versions of its popular 3D animations tools: Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Softimage, and the newest addition to the lineup, Maya LT, a 3D animation and modeling tool for professional indie game makers. Autodesk also announced the availability of the 2015 Entertainment Creation Suite for 3D animation and visual effects.
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NAB Show Unveils First 10 Startups Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SPROCKIT Program
Program Spotlights Game-Changers in the Media and Entertainment Market
NAB Show organizers today announced the first round of startups selected to participate in SPROCKIT 2014. These startup companies will collaborate with and present before influencers and decision-makers in media and entertainment at the 2014 NAB Show, the world's leading convention for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms, scheduled for April 5-10 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Calabash Animation Mounts A Pirate Big Attack For Hasbro’s New Angry Birds Jenga Game
News: Calabash Animation Mounts A Pirate Big Attack For Hasbro’s New Angry Birds Jenga GameAward-Winning Animation Studio Teams With Agency UPROAR! For Spot Featuring Throwback Look
Arr, matey! The latest iteration of Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise is the epic Pirate Pig Attack board game, which combines the familiar, fast-crashing birds seen on millions of mobile phones with Hasbro’s beloved block-stacking classic game Jenga – all of which is on full display in the new animated 30 second ad created by Calabash Animation via agency UPROAR!, New York.
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Modus Operandi Launches Mod/Op Films
News: Modus Operandi Launches Mod/Op FilmsModus Operandi & EP Rossi Cannon have joined forces to launch the multi-disciplinary Mod/Op Films, featuring the award-winning talent of 13 Keys, Steven Antin, KRONCK, Rane, David Popescu, Christopher Ferguson, Laurieann Gibson and Jonathan Teplitsky. The company launches with a 360 campaign directed by David Popescu with edit, design and animation by creative collective 13 Keys via agency Vitro and a digital campaign for Wild Turkey.
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Vicon and Imaginarium Studios raise the motion capture game for "Ryse: Son of Rome"
50 Vicon T160 cameras and Vicon Blade 2 enable cutting-edge character realism for Xbox One exclusive, "Ryse: Son of Rome"
Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, defence, life sciences and engineering industries and The Imaginarium, today announced that Vicon’s T-Series motion capture cameras were behind the outstanding character realism in new game "Ryse: Son Of Rome."
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Reel FX Launches New Interactive/Mobile Division With Official Free Birds Movie APP - Baby Turkey Trouble
News: Reel FX Launches New Interactive/Mobile Division With Official Free Birds Movie APP - Baby Turkey TroubleFree Birds – In Theaters Now – Stars Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson and Amy Poehler
Reel FX today announces the launch of its new digital/interactive division with the release of its first app, “Baby Turkey Trouble”. The app coincides with the release of “Free Birds”, the studio’s first animated film. In this hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
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Nina Davenport Joins Animation Studio Clockwork VFX As Executive Producer
New York-Based Agency Production Veteran Will Lead Company’s Gotham Outpost
Solidifying its mark on the U.S. commercial animation market, acclaimed animation studio Clockwork VFX has added veteran agency producer Nina Davenport to its team. Davenport comes aboard the eight-year-old studio, following nearly five years as a Producer at UPROAR!,the New York-based kid /family centered marketing agency.
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In Major Expansion Big Block Launches Big Block NY
News: In Major Expansion Big Block Launches Big Block NYBig Block Live And Big Block Entertainment Group To Develop and Produce Branded Content, Live Theater, Feature Films and Television
Big Block has extended its reach with a major expansion to New York City and the creation of two new divisions dedicated to multi-screen content: Big Block Live and Big Block Entertainment Group/BBEG. Through Big Block Live, the studio will continue to specialize in branded content, live action production and design for commercials, broadcast, interactive and mobile platforms, while serving as a local interface for Big Block Design Group/BBDG and the studio’s VFX, DI (digital intermediate) and finishing services in Santa Monica. Big Block Live will also sign and represent its own roster of directorial talent. Big Block Entertainment Group is producing live theater for Broadway and other stages, feature films and television. Big Block Entertainment Group represents the most significant creative and financial evolution of the Big Block brand since its inception. The group will acquire the rights for the properties they will develop and will also co-finance their production partnerships.
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Broadcast Networks Strengthens Management Team
News: Broadcast Networks Strengthens Management TeamSystems integration specialist Broadcast Networks has appointed Malcolm Robinson as Director - Media & Broadcast Solutions.
Systems integration specialist Broadcast Networks has strengthened its management team, focus and skillset by appointing Malcolm Robinson as Director - Media & Broadcast Solutions.
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Havok™ Offers Project Anarchy Users Autodesk® Scaleform® for Free
Mobile Developers Can Leverage the Familiar Adobe® Flash® Toolset to Create Powerful User Interfaces in Games Built with Havok’s Free Game Engine
Havok™, a leading provider of 3D game development technology, announces today that it has integrated the full version of Autodesk® Scaleform® software into Project Anarchy, Havok’s completely free end-to-end mobile 3D game production engine. The addition of Autodesk’s industry leading UI solution to Project Anarchy complements Havok’s Vision Engine, Physics, Animation and AI technologies and offers developers a complete solution for faster, more efficient game development. Games built using Project Anarchy can be deployed for free on iOS, Android and Tizen mobile platforms without commercial restrictions on company size or revenue.
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The Famous Group Brings Clash of NFL Cyborgs To The World’s Largest In-Stadium HD Video Screen For Houston Texans 2013 Game Opener Film
Integrated production company teams with CG experts Flux Animation for action-packed 3D battle royale on new 14,549 sq. foot HD board at Reliant Stadium to rev up fans before kickoffs.
Given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create the Houston Texans’ pre-game opening video for the debut of the world’s largest in-stadium HD video boards installed this summer at Reliant Stadium, integrated production company The Famous Group delivered a bone-crunching 3D animated battle of NFL robots designed to fire up fans.
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Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion Capture
News: Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion CaptureCloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment Deploy OptiTrack’s High Performance Prime Series Mocap Systems for Upcoming Projects
Motion capture provider OptiTrack™ today announced installations of its Prime Series motion capture systems at several top entertainment production studios, including Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment.
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International Datacasting Teams With Irdeto To Deliver End-To-End Solution For Pay TV Operators
New offerings enable DTH operators and broadcasters to expand customer base, launch value-added services and secure new revenue streams
As global demand for satellite and digital cable services surges, International Datacasting (TSX: IDC) and Irdeto (JSE: NPN) have joined forces to provide a seamless solution for overcoming the hurdles facing pay TV operators in fast-growing markets. The two companies will demonstrate their offerings at the IBC 2013 show, September 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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IBC 2013: Vizrt Social TV Solution integrates with Applicaster to offer an easy workflow between on-air graphics and Second Screen applications
Second Screen and Companion Apps are becoming a new standard medium for broadcasters to drive ratings and engage viewers in the broadcast.
Applicaster, provider of a robust broadcast platform for delivering multi-screen experiences, and Vizrt have partnered to offer a seamless workflow to synchronize user inputs and integrate user participation into the main broadcast.
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Autodesk Unveils Maya LT for Indie and Mobile Game Developers Starting at $50 a Month
News: Autodesk Unveils Maya LT for Indie and Mobile Game Developers Starting at $50 a MonthPowerful Tools and Affordable Pricing Expand 3D Options for Independent Game Developers and Small Studios
Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today introduced Autodesk Maya LT 2014, a new 3D modeling and animation tool tailored for independent and mobile game developers. Available immediately and compatible with certain industry-standard game engines, Maya LT draws inspiration from award-winning Autodesk Maya software to bring an intuitive, affordable new toolset for the creation of professional-grade 3D mobile, PC and web-based game assets.
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Tightrope Media Systems Revitalizes Sports Replay for MCP
News: Tightrope Media Systems Revitalizes Sports Replay for MCPLive production company cites stability, ease of use as ZEPLAY selling points
Tightrope Media Systems is helping Mobile Content Providers (MCP) shift into high gear for live, instant sports replay with ZEPLAY. The cost-efficient, multi-channel instant replay system helps MCP maintain its affordable rates for live sports production, while injecting fresh excitement into broadcasts and on venue display screens for professional and collegiate events.
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Bannister Lake Partners with NextComputing to Provide MLSE with Powerful Portable Broadcast Workstations
News: Bannister Lake Partners with NextComputing to Provide MLSE with Powerful Portable Broadcast Workstations
Bannister Lake and NextComputing team up to provide Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Ltd. with portable broadcast graphics workstations running BL Score Bug, a powerful real-time scoring and game status display system for live sports broadcasts.
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PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player Channel
News: PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player ChannelSee PlayBox Technology on stand 8.C30 at IBC 2013, RAI Centre, Amsterdam, 13-17 September
Europe’s largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel, has chosen EdgeBox, an automated remote playout solution from PlayBox Technology. The new system is installed at the channel’s playout service provider and can be fully controlled from the broadcaster’s operations centre in Hammersmith.
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Calabash Animation Enhances Big Fish's Popular Mobile Game "Fairway Solitaire" With Animated Video
News: Calabash Animation Enhances Big Fish's Popular Mobile Game  "Fairway Solitaire" With Animated VideoAward-Winning Animation Studio Goes Mobile With New App From World’s Largest Producer Of Casual Games
When popular Seattle-based game developer Big Fish wanted to create new videos for their hit mobile game "Fairway Solitaire", they partnered with award-winning animation studio Calabash Animation – led by Creative Director Wayne Brejcha and Executive Producer Sean Henry – to shoot a creative hole-in-one.
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NVIDIA Quadro Is a Game-Changer for Swordfish
News: NVIDIA Quadro Is a Game-Changer for SwordfishDual NVIDIA Quadro K5000 for Mac GPUs recently allowed San Francisco-based creative boutique Swordfish to tap unprecedented performance in DaVinci Resolve.
San Francisco-based creative studio Swordfish specializes in motion design for marketing and software development. Founder and Executive Creative Director Matt Silverman – a longtime industry veteran with expertise in motion graphics, visual effects and animation – leads the boutique outfit. Swordfish’s recent projects include a year-long engagement with Sony designing animations for a common user interface across all consumer devices, super-hi-resolution parametric animations playing on 22 projectors at Sony’s CES booth and 196 smart phones at their Mobile World Congress booth, and production of a CG intensive marketing piece for Maxon to show off the integration between Cinema4D Lite and Adobe After Effects CC.
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SIGGRAPH Business Symposium to Focus on Key Issues Facing Film and Game Industries
The SIGGRAPH Business Symposium offers attendees an intense, productive day with this year’s focus on disruption and innovation in the content creation industries -- namely games and films. Unlike any other conference, SIGGRAPH provides a unique forum where leaders from film, games, and broadcast cross paths and share ideas with scientists, academics, and world-class researchers. It is geared towards higher level executives and studio heads.
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SMPTE and Stanford University's SCIEN Draw Leaders From Silicon Valley and Hollywood to ETIA Conference
First-of-a-Kind Event Provided Unique Opportunity for Diverse Leaders to Address Future of Internet-Delivered Entertainment
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the successful conclusion of the "Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age" (ETIA) conference, produced with the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). This first-of-a-kind "summit" brought more than 300 executives, academics, and creative professionals from both Silicon Valley and the entertainment industry together to explore the technical, creative, and business requirements for delivering a compelling, high-quality, monetizable entertainment experience over the Web.
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Hawthorne Direct Names Kathi Moore Vice President/Account Director
News: Hawthorne Direct Names Kathi Moore Vice President/Account Director& Fairfield, Iowa, June 18, 2013 –Hawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has named Kathi Moore as the company’s new Vice President and Account Director. The announcement was made today by Tim Hawthorne, Chairman/CEO/Founder, Hawthorne Direct.
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N3V Games’ New “Dead On Arrival 2” Mobile Game Captures Zombie Motion With iPi Motion Capture
News: N3V Games’ New “Dead On Arrival 2” Mobile Game Captures Zombie Motion With iPi Motion CaptureMarkerless Motion Capture Technology Plays Key Role In Long-Awaited Follow-Up
The next wave of zombie action is about to be unleashed in "Dead On Arrival 2" – the latest installment in the popular mobile videogame created by the Queensland, Australia-based N3V Games. Playing a key role in streamlining the character animation development was the popular markerless motion capture software solution iPi Motion Capture from iPi Soft. "Dead on Arrival 2" is currently in closed beta testing and will be available on NVIDIA’s Shield in late July.
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PESA Xstream Sets New Standard for Multi-Source Synchronized Presentations for IP Distribution
News: PESA Xstream Sets New Standard for Multi-Source Synchronized Presentations for IP DistributionPESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, recently introduced PESA Xstream, a cost effective, comprehensive package for digital media capture, processing, distribution, and storage. Housed in a compact, 1 RU form factor, PESA Xstream simultaneously encodes up to five independent video sources and eight audio sources concurrently from live or recorded video for multi-path H.264 IP distribution over six independent video streams – with no sync or latency issues. PESA will demonstrate the new streaming media appliance at InfoComm 2013 (Booth 2958), June 12-14 in Orlando, Fla.
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Sorenson Media Hires Action Sports & Digital Marketing Veteran Dan Maiman as New Director of Marketing
Sorenson Media has announced that it has hired action sports and digital marketing specialist Dan Maiman as its new director of marketing.
Maiman is a highly accomplished marketer, with nearly 15 years of experience in driving strategic brand development and growth, project management and digital media initiatives. Initially tagged by Sorenson Media to direct strategy and implement measures for the marketing campaign surrounding the recently released Sorenson Squeeze 9, Maiman will now oversee all aspects of marketing, creative and branding for the company and its industry-leading video encoding solutions. In his new role, he will be responsible for overall strategy, creative direction, content creation, production, advertising, digital and direct marketing.
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Bridge Technologies Is a Game Changer, Say IABM and NAB
The IABM (International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) have included Bridge Technologies among the five recipients of its Game-Changer Awards, presented at this year’s NAB show. The award is given in recognition of solutions that transform accepted rules, processes and strategies, and which typically lead a movement of related businesses in the same direction.
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Venue for "Production Pipeline Expo" May 3-4 has been Changed to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood
First Annual Event to Showcase New "Joust" Software; Latest List of Guest Speakers Announced
The venue for the first annual “Production Pipeline Expo” has been changed to RALEIGH STUDIOS,5300 Melrose Ave, Stages 10 and 14, Hollywood, CA, 90038. The two day event takes place May 3-4. The announcement was made today by Anthony Horn, Founder of the event.
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HP Launches New Class of Server for Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data
News: HP Launches New Class of Server for Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big DataSoftware defined servers designed for the data center and built for the planet
HP today unveiled the world's first commercially available HP Moonshot system, delivering compelling new infrastructure economics by using up to 89 percent less energy, 80 percent less space and costing 77 percent less, compared to traditional servers.(1)
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Dalet and BeTomorrow Collaborate to Facilitate Second Screen Viewing
New app that simplifies live and on-demand content production is featured at NAB 2013
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading developer of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for broadcasters, has collaborated with BeTomorrow, a digital agency and developer of sports apps, to produce a new app that streamlines live game and on-demand content production for second screen audiences. The companies started the collaboration by developing a second screen app that focuses on tennis, which will be featured at the Dalet booth (SL4524) at NAB 2013. The app can also be repurposed for other types of sports.
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Oculus Rift Developers Get Extra Boost of Support from Unity Technologies
Extended Unity Pro Trial Licenses Provided to Every Oculus Rift Developer
Oculus VR, Inc., creators of the highly anticipated Oculus Rift, announced that it has partnered with Unity Technologies, developer of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, to provide every Rift developer with a four-month Unity Pro trial license, free of charge. The extended trial is designed to let Rift developers leverage Unity Pro to develop incredibly rich and immersive virtual reality gaming and interactive experiences.
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Autodesk Reveals New Gameware Advancements at GDC 2013
Game Development Solutions Boost UI Design, Artificial Intelligence, Lighting and Animation Tools
Game Developers Conference 2013 -- Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) unveiled new versions of its widely adopted game development middleware from the Autodesk Gameware product line that allow developers to create more compelling gaming experiences.
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NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference: GTC Morning Call - Day Two
EMERGING COMPANIES SUMMIT EMERGES – AUGMENTED REALITY IN THE DRIVERS SEAT – ACCELERATING HOBBITS – DINNER CONVO
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Telestream Brings New Transcoding, Workflow, and Live Streaming Solutions to NAB2013
Cable/IPTV transcoder, file-based workflow orchestration, live streaming production and partner solutions to be demonstrated at NAB2013
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, is featuring a new transcoder, partner integrations, and expanded solutions for file-based workflows and live streaming applications in Telestream Booth SL2605 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas April 8-11.
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Media & Entertainment Luminaries to Showcase Pioneering Work at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference
NVIDIA's annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), taking place March 18-21 in San Jose, will offer a special track focusing on media and entertainment, bringing together leading feature film and television producers, visual effects artists, post-production professionals, broadcasters, software developers and more from around the world.
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Professional Video Editing Just Got Better - Autodesk Smoke 2013 Now Shipping
News: Professional Video Editing Just Got Better - Autodesk Smoke 2013 Now ShippingSmoke Software Development Process Shaped by Extended Free Trial and Extensive User Feedback
Endorsed by twenty five thousand Facebook fans, six industry awards and thousands of new users through the trial download and active forum communities, Autodesk, Inc., (NADSAQ: ADSK) announced that the new Autodesk Smoke 2013, professional video editing software is now shipping.
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New Photoshop Features and Team Version Headline Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today is revealing a major update to its Adobe® Creative Cloud™ offering. During Create Now, an online event this morning, the company is announcing that Creative Cloud members will now have access to over a dozen exclusive new features for Adobe Photoshop®. Adobe is also highlighting the huge customer momentum behind Creative Cloud, with more than 1 million free and paid memberships, including approximately 326,000* paid individual members who have signed up through November 2012. Additionally, at the Create Now event, the company is introducing a new version, Creative Cloud for teams, making it easy for creative professionals to collaborate with colleagues; showcasing new capabilities for mobile website design with Adobe Muse™; launching Creative Cloud Connection for desktop synching and collaborative sharing; debuting Creative Cloud Training, a library of premium instructional video from leading partners; and demonstrating the unlimited access to the Digital Publishing technology used by major publishers to create interactive content for the iPad.
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Matt Welker Hired as Head of Client Care at Shotgun Software
News: Matt Welker Hired as Head of Client Care at Shotgun SoftwareShotgun Software, a leading pipeline tools developer for the visual effects, animation and video game industry, announced today that Matt Welker has joined the company as the Head of Client Care. Welker joins Shotgun from Pixar, where he served for three years as the Director of Technical Artists, and has previously worked at animation studio LAIKA, Tippett Studios and Toronto’s CORE Feature Animation.
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American Express And NBCUniversal Sign Groundbreaking Integrated Media Deal, Debuting Unique Content-To-Commerce Offering Never Before Available In The U.S.
Utilizing zeebox Second Screen Technology, Deal Provides Consumers With Exclusive Access to Products Inspired by Bravo Media, E!, and Style Media - All Curated By DailyCandy
NBCUniversal and American Express today announced a strategic alliance in a groundbreaking Integrated Media deal that allows consumers to purchase products inspired by NBCUniversal programs directly from a mobile device, while the program is airing. This game-changing content-to-commerce capability has never before been available in the United States. NBCUniversal's DailyCandy, the women's digital brand known for its taste-making recommendations, will curate a list of exclusive products inspired by Bravo's "Life After Top Chef," E!'s "Fashion Police," and Style's "Tia & Tamera."
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Autodesk Releases 'Starforce Battlement' Mobile Game
News: Autodesk Releases 'Starforce Battlement' Mobile GameNew Proof-of-Concept Game Developed by Autodesk Illustrates the Power of Scaleform Mobile SDK
Autodesk Inc., announced the release of "Starforce Battlement," a new 2D mobile tower defense game developed by the Autodesk Gameware team using the Autodesk Scaleform Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) and Autodesk 3ds Max software. Created as a proof-of-concept game, "Starforce Battlement" is an engrossing mobile experience that demonstrates the latest capabilities of the Scaleform Mobile SDK. It is available today on iOS as a free iPad download and will be available on Android devices this year. The game and all its assets, including the FMOD sound engine, are also provided to customers who purchase a Scaleform Mobile SDK license.
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ShootersINC Produces Emmy-Nominated Campaigns for Comcast SportsNet
News: ShootersINC Produces Emmy-Nominated Campaigns for Comcast SportsNetShootersINC, the creative and production authority, produced two campaigns for Comcast SportsNet, which were recently nominated for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.
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Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Partners with MediaMine to Develop Walk of Fame App
Technology will Turn Hollywood’s Storied Sidewalks into Robust Interactive Experience
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is partnering with MediaMine to develop a new Walk of Fame application for the Internet, mobile and tablet devices that will offer a suite of customized, engaging features utilizing geo-location technology and social sharing connectivity. The Walk of Fame app will be like a personal digital docent, turning the iconic Hollywood sidewalks into an informative and fun museum of entertainment history. The app is currently slated to be available for download next summer.
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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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Turner Sports with Dalet MAM Makes IBC Awards Shortlist
The multisport system with Dalet Enterprise Edition is finalist for IBC Innovation Awards - More than 6,000 events and 2 million highlights each year
Turner Sports Central has been shortlisted on the content management category of the IBC2012 Innovation Awards for its new, multisport asset management (MAM) system which logs, tracks, and retrieves more than 27,000 live recording hours of content from more than 6,000 individual events each year — around two million highlights captured each year. Dalet, a leading provider of MAM solutions for News, Sports, Programs, Archives, and Radio, provides the managerial MAM core for the new system with the Dalet Enterprise Edition MAM platform, which unifies workflow and metadata management across several different systems.
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Autodesk Announces Scaleform for Unity Engine and Mobile Game Development
News: Autodesk Announces Scaleform for Unity Engine and Mobile Game DevelopmentA Leading User Interface Solution Offers Standalone Mobile Platform and Unity Plug-in at Affordable Price
Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has announced new versions of Autodesk Scaleform user interface (UI) middleware for mobile game development, offering an Adobe Flash-based gaming and application platform, as well as a new Unity game engine plug-in.
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CloakWorks Launches Shroud for Unity
News: CloakWorks Launches Shroud for UnityEasy Creation of High-Performance Cloth Simulation Comes to Unity and Unity Pro Users
CloakWorks™ announced today that it has launched a version of its advanced cloth simulation technology, known as Shroud™, that plugs into the Unity game engine. The easy-to-use plugin, which is available for purchase on the Unity Asset Store, offers users a range of powerful features for simplifying the creation of high-performance, highly realistic cloth in Unity-powered games. A free trial of Shroud for Unity is available on the CloakWorks store.
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Gaikai Adopts Autodesk Scaleform to Raise the Bar on User Interface Design Across a Myriad of Devices
Gaikai to include Autodesk Scaleform middleware on its open Cloud Gaming Platform to deliver state-of-the-art User Interfaces on PCs, Digital TVs, Set-Top Boxes and Mobile Devices.
Gaikai Inc., the innovative cloud gaming service, announced today that it has signed a strategic deal with Autodesk, Inc. to enable the use of Autodesk® Scaleform® user interface (UI) solution within the Gaikai open cloud platform. Gaikai will leverage key elements of Scaleform and Adobe® Flash® within the Gaikai platform to deliver industry-leading UI implementations across a wide range of entertainment devices.
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xaitControl for Unity Now Available for Mobile Platforms
xaitControl for Unity’s new mobile support simplifies the creation of realistic character behaviors and game logic for games running on iOS, Android and the Unity Web Player
xaitment, the creators of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) software for video game and simulation developers, today announced that its xaitControl for Unity plug-in now supports the creation of realistic character behaviors and game logic for games running on Mac, iOS, Android and the Unity Web Player, in addition to Windows. xaitControl for Unity, which launched at this year’s GDC, is a visual state machine editor and runtime library designed to work seamlessly with the scene editor and Mono Develop environment of Unity and Unity Pro (versions 3.4 and later).
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Microsoft Advertising And Y&R New York Turn To Gravity To Create And Produce Long-Form, Original Web Content Piece Promoting Microsoft Ad Tools On Behalf Of Johnson & Johnson's Zyrtec Product
News: Microsoft Advertising And Y&R New York Turn To Gravity To Create And Produce Long-Form, Original Web Content Piece Promoting Microsoft Ad Tools On Behalf Of Johnson & Johnson's Zyrtec ProductMicrosoft Advertising and Y&R New York have turned to Gravity, an international visual effects, design and brand communications company, to create and produce an original, long-form web content piece promoting various Microsoft tools within a case history study for Johnson & Johnson’s Zyrtec product. The piece runs over two-minutes in length and is full CG animation. Zviah Eldar, Gravity’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer, and Bob Samuel, Gravity’s CMO/Executive Producer, made the announcement.
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Adobe Launches Creative Cloud
Powerful New Adobe CS6 Release at Heart of Transformative Creative Cloud Initiative
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Creative Cloud™, a radical new way of providing tools and services* that will change the game for creatives worldwide. A subscription-based offering, Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub for making, sharing and delivering creative work and it is centered around a powerful release of Adobe Creative Suite® 6 software (see separate release), packed with innovation across its industry-defining design, Web, video and digital imaging tools.
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Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with Revolver
News: Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with RevolverRevolver provides modern digital studios with a powerful new way to review, iterate, and collaborate on work at any time, from any location, on any device.
Shotgun announced it has teamed up with Tweak on a new product called Revolver that provides digital studios with an all-in-one review toolset. Revolver combines production tracking and review, making it easy for teams in any location to view their latest work in context of the cut, browse and compare iterations, annotate on images, write notes, and collaborate on work in real-time.
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New Autodesk Gameware Products Announced at GDC 2012
Autodesk Offers Expanded Mobile Game Development and Artificial Intelligence Solutions; Improves Overall Usability and Performance
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has announced new and enhanced game development middleware from its recently launched Autodesk Gameware product line. The company has extended its mobile game development and artificial intelligence offerings, while providing usability and performance enhancements for existing products.
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GDC 2012: Streamlining Game Development With Autodesk Gameware
Autodesk to Unveil New Solutions for AAA, MMO, Mobile and Casual Game Development
At Game Developer's Conference (GDC) 2012, Autodesk, Inc. plans to unveil new versions of its Autodesk Gameware products, including an enhanced solution for mobile game development and an expanded artificial intelligence (AI) toolset.
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Bemis Balkind Expands Digital Team
Creative agency Bemis Balkind’s Digital Team has added fresh expertise to its growing personnel roster by naming Elisabeth Lucas as Creative Director, Digital, and Adele Martin as Senior Project Manager, Digital. Both Lucas and Martin will report to Curt Doty, Bemis Balkind’s GM Digital/Executive Creative Director. The announcement was made today by agency partners Peter Bemis and Aubrey Balkind.
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Litepanels® Lights Slick Videos for YouTube Channel
News: Litepanels® Lights Slick Videos for YouTube ChannelTo produce “Video Game High School”, the latest feature length web series to air on Freddie Wong and Brandon Laatsch’s YouTube channel, the team needed solid, mobile and efficient lighting. “That’s exactly what Litepanels® LED lights gives us for our latest feature as well as our weekly YouTube videos,” says Wong.
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EVS partners with Dalet Digital Media Systems to create optimal workflows for Sports and News production
Integrations between EVS servers and Dalet Solutions deliver seamless production, playout and media management
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a world leader in broadcast workflow solutions and Media Asset Management, and EVS, the leader in Professional Digital Video applications for live, near-live and studio TV production, have begun joint development efforts to integrate their state-of-the-art technologies: the tools for sports, news, and program prep workflows encompassed in Dalet Solutions (Dalet Sports Factory, Dalet News Suite, and Dalet Media Life) will be combined with the sophisticated production suites of EVS, including the XT series servers and IPDirector content management system.
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SterGen Unveils Advancements in Realtime Stereo 3D Conversion for Sports Production at Vizrt’s IBC2011 Booth
At IBC 2011, Vizrt partner SterGen High-Tech Ltd will display a groundbreaking, streamlined, cost-effective solution to the financial and technical challenges hampering live stereo 3D production.
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Don Rohrer Joins Atlas Digital
Rohrer Named Director of Technical Operations
Atlas Digital announces that Don Rohrer has joined the company and named Director of Technical Operations. He comes to Atlas after spending the past 10 years at Wexler Video where he has held many senior management positions, most recently serving as Wexler’s Vice President of Sales & Mobile Services.
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PowerProduction Software Releases StoryBoard Artist Version 5
An Essential Filmmaking Tool for Professional Animated Storyboards
PowerProduction Software, a leading developer of visualization software for film and video production, announced that StoryBoard Artist Version 5 is now available. StoryBoard Artist is an essential tool for filmmakers, allowing fast creation of great-looking digital storyboards. Extended file import options, new built-in artwork, automatic storyboard generation, and sketch-style presentations headline an array of new features in the new Version 5 release.
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VICON House of Moves Creates Brand Identity Package for "Origin", EA's Entertainment Platform and Online Store
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, was recently contracted by EA to create identity elements and promotional content for the launch of EA's new entertainment platform and online store, Origin.
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NVIDIA Puts the Spotlight on Lighting, Rendering and the Future of Filmmaking at FMX 2011
At next week’s FMX show, Europe’s leading annual conference on animation, visual effects, games and interactive media, NVIDIA is sponsoring a compelling variety of Tech-Talks, presentations and panel discussions focused on lighting and rendering. FMX 2011 takes place May 3-6 in Stuttgart, Germany. On Tuesday, May 3, Neil Trevett, vice president of Mobile Content, NVIDIA, and President of the Khronos Group, delivers the opening day keynote, “Movie Making & More, All in the Palm of Your Hand.”
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Vizrt and Vimond enter into collaboration to offer complete online and mobile platform
Vizrt, a leading provider of digital media software for the TV and online publishing industries, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Vimond Media Solutions, a company providing a platform for monetizing superior, engaging and attractive end-user experiences based on live and on-demand video services to a range of internet connected devices.
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Bexel Marks Continued Success In Providing Quality Broadcast Solutions At The 2011 NAB Show
From Specialty Rentals to Support and Product Sales, Bexel’s Services Remain Unmatched
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, will be onsite at this year’s 2011 NAB Show (Booth C6833), highlighting its expertise and diverse solutions for live broadcast events.
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Haivision Execs to Present at 2011 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference
Haivision, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that both Joseph Gaucher, chief technology officer, and Peter Maag, executive vice president, will present at the 2011 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC).
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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Scaleform Corporation – Provider of User Interface Solutions for the Games Industry
Acquisition Expands Autodesk’s Reach in Console, Casual and Mobile Games Market
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has acquired Scaleform Corporation, a privately held middleware and user interface (UI) tools company, for approximately $36 million in cash. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire Scaleform on February 15, 2011. Scaleform's technology has aided in the development of more than 800 games for a variety of hardware platforms, including Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony Playstation 3 (PS3).
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Autodesk Announces New Middleware Releases at GDC 2011
Simplified Integration, New Platform Support and Enhanced Performance Help Improve Production Efficiency
Autodesk, Inc., announced new releases of three middleware products: Autodesk Beast 2012 for global illumination, Autodesk HumanIK 2012 for character animation and Autodesk Kynapse 2012 for artificial intelligence (AI). The new releases help facilitate integration with popular game engines, support new game platforms and offer enhanced performance. Autodesk middleware has been integrated on numerous game productions including “Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood,” “Dragon Age: Origins” and “EVE Online.”
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Autodesk Launches 2012 Digital Entertainment Creation Products
Pipeline Efficiency, Creative Innovation and Interoperability Core to All Releases
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced new releases of the company’s digital entertainment creation software and middleware. The 2012 versions enable iterative workflows, help users manage complexity and provide new creative tools. Autodesk products have been used to create popular movies like “Black Swan,” chart-topping video games such as “Medal of Honor,” primetime television commercials like the “Bridgestone ‘Carma’” Super Bowl ad and hit television shows such as “Glee.”
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Brickyard VFX Scores an Ace for Titleist's "Leadership 2011" Campaign
Artist owned-and-operated bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX recently completed work on their third consecutive Titleist campaign via Arnold Worldwide. The "Leadership 2011" campaign includes nine spots, which are all currently airing to coincide with the PGA and LPGA tours.
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Autodesk Announces Intent to Acquire Scaleform Corporation
Acquisition Will Expand Autodesk Games Technology and Interactive Media Business
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced today it intends to acquire Scaleform Corporation, a privately held user interface (UI) tools and middleware company, for approximately $36 million in cash.
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Autodesk to Sponsor IGDA Global Game Jam
The Global Game Jam™ (GGJ), an International Game Developer's Association (IGDA) event, today announced that Autodesk, Inc. will be sponsoring the Global Game Jam. Autodesk develops leading art tools and middleware for casual, mobile and console game development.
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Games Marketing Guru Rich Flier Joins Mothership as Executive Producer
News: Games Marketing Guru Rich Flier Joins Mothership as Executive ProducerProduction company Mothership took another big step in expanding its marketing capabilities across multiple platforms today, announcing that videogames industry veteran Rich Flier has joined as executive producer. Having held key posts on both the marketing/advertising and producer/development sides of the games business, Flier will bring Mothership's full creative capacity to its growing list of games clients.
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Adobe Debuts Flash Media Server 4
New Family of Flash Server Software Radically Improves Scalable Delivery of Video and Social Media Applications
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced at the IBC 2010 Conference and Exhibition the availability of Adobe® Flash® Media Server 4 software, the industry leading solution for streaming video and real-time communication.
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OptiTrack's Insight VCS Brings "Avatar" Magic to Every Studio
Optical Virtual Camera System Enables Live-action Camera Work for CG Filmmaking at a Competitive Price; Compatible with all Optical Motion Capture Systems
Filmmakers and game cinematographers are increasingly turning to real-time virtual production technologies to blend real-world tools with their virtual world.
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Mixamo Supports Autodesk HumanIK Rigs in Autodesk Maya
High-quality Motions Can Now Be Applied to FBIK Control Rigs, Improving 3D Character Animation Processes for Maya Users
3D character animation service Mixamo Inc. today announced more seamless support of Autodesk Maya 2011 software Full Body Inverse Kinematics (FBIK) Control Rigs, furthering its leadership in the character animation space.
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Telestream Episode Transcodes FIFA World Cup Video for Global Media
Banis integrates Episode video transcoder with Server DAM to provide secure access to cloud storage media portal, enabling thousands of journalists to remotely build pre-game video packages
Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that its Episode® video encoding software was selected by Banis Software Development, Inc. to provide video and audio transcoding for V&A Waterfront World Media & Legacy Centre which was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off June 7 in San Francisco
Apple® today announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 7 through June 11 at San Francisco's Moscone West. The five-day conference includes the first ever iPad™ development sessions and hands-on working labs for iPhone® OS 4, as well as Mac OS® X core technology labs.
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Apple Previews iPhone OS 4
Includes Multitasking, Folders, iBooks, Unified Inbox & More
Apple® today previewed its iPhone® OS 4 software and released a beta version of the software to iPhone Developer Program members. The iPhone OS 4 beta release includes an updated Software Development Kit (SDK) with over 1,500 new Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and over 100 new features that will be available to iPhone and iPod touch® users this summer.
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DIRECTV, Panasonic and Harmonic to Demonstrate 3DTV at NAB 2010
At NAB 2010, booth #SU7213, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will feature a 3D television demonstration in conjunction with DIRECTV and Panasonic. Harmonic’s Electra® encoders, capable of supporting frame-compatible 3D video, serve as the compression engine for the DIRECTV 3D video experience, viewable on a Panasonic VIERA Full HD 3D TV set.
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DAZ 3D-Gizmoz Introduces Digimi
Leading Personalized Avatar-generator and Library of Creative Assets for Game and Virtual World Development; New EULA Makes Renowned Figures and Content Available to Developers
On the heels of a successful merger, DAZ 3D-Gizmoz today unveiled Digimi, the ultimate platform for generating personalized avatars.
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Image Metrics and Babel Media Partner for Video Game Localization
Facial Animation Technology and Specialist Localization Companies Partner for Improved Character Animation and Seamless Integration with Developer Pipelines
Image Metrics, the leading provider of facial animation technology products and services for the entertainment industry and Babel Media, the leading provider of outsourced localization services to the games and interactive entertainment industries, are teaming up to radically improve facial animation quality in localized video games and significantly improve the player's experience.
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Autodesk Consulting and BOXX Technologies Deliver First Turn-Key Rendering Solution
Solution Provides Small to Mid-Size Visual Effects Companies with Configurable and Scalable Solution to Meet Rendering Needs
BOXX Technologies, an innovator in high-performance computing systems for visual effects, post-production, graphic design and advanced visualization, together with Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, today announced the introduction of RenderFarm on Wheels (ROW), the world’s first turn-key dedicated rendering system.
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Omneon to Provide Media Storage, Processing, and Distribution Platform for NBC's Coverage of Upcoming Winter Games in Vancouver
Omneon Platform to Supply High-Capacity Storage for Live Production Workflow and Speed Distribution of Content for NBC's New Media Outlets
Omneon Inc. has been selected to provide storage, processing, and a high-speed content distribution platform to support NBC's live HD production workflow and to streamline delivery of all Internet and VOD content during the network's coverage of the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Feb. 12-28, 2010.
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Sorenson Squeeze 6 Customers Leverage Industry-Best Workflow to Create Top-Quality Video Content
Sorenson Squeeze 6 Customers Leverage Product’s Industry-Best Workflow, New Review and Approval Process to Create Top-Quality Video Content for Sprint, Xbox 360
Shannon Dunn can attest to the game-changing impact of Sorenson Squeeze 6, the latest incarnation of Sorenson Media’s pioneering video encoding solution.
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NVIDIA Launches the World's First Interactive Ray Tracing Engine
NVIDIA OptiX Engine Joins Groundbreaking Suite of Application Acceleration Engines
NVIDIA, the leader in GPU computing, today introduced the NVIDIA® OptiX™ ray tracing engine, part of a suite of application acceleration engines for software developers. NVIDIA acceleration engines make it easy to incorporate valuable, high-performance capabilities into applications, while simultaneously reducing development time.
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SIGGRAPH 2009 Adds New Focus on Music & Audio
SIGGRAPH is known worldwide for showcasing some of the most innovative and groundbreaking visual and interactive content. This year, an added focus will highlight music and audio in their significant relationship with computer graphics and interactive techniques.
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Lead Balloon Rises with Original Content Production
Psychic Bunny Launches Sister Studio With Web Series & Indie Feature
Next Gen content produced by those who consume it: hybrid production studio Psychic Bunny is excited to unveil its original content banner Lead Balloon.
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