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Cinedeck Saves Anger Management Series $2.25 Million In Post Production Costs
News: Cinedeck Saves Anger Management Series $2.25 Million In Post Production CostsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, today revealed that its Cinedeck RX record, ingest and transcode platform has saved US comedy-series "Anger Management" (Debmar-Mercury Productions, FX Network) $2.25 million in post production costs, while supporting the delivery of double the number of episodes typically produced over the same production period.
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Colorfront Launches Express Dailies 2014 And On-Set Dailies 2014 With Transkoder
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic television and commercials, today introduced the latest 2014 versions of its industry-leading dailies software – Express Dailies 2014 and On-Set Dailies 2014 with the new Transkoder option. Colorfront will show both new products during NAB 2014 in Las Vegas.
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New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PC
News: New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PCJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced two new models in its successful line of professional Blu-ray/hard disc drive combo decks. Designed to provide easy duplication and disc authoring without a PC, the SR-HD1350US and SR-HD1700US can create Blu-ray or DVDs directly from live video inputs or from video files stored on built-in hard drives. The new combo decks will be demonstrated at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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New Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Deliver Ideal Performance For Run-And-Gun, Cinéma Vérité Filmmakers
News: New Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Deliver Ideal Performance For Run-And-Gun, Cinéma Vérité FilmmakersCanon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved performance and enhanced operability in response to industry feedback.
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New Primestream NewsPod By ASG Delivers Turnkey Integrated News Production Solution
News: New Primestream NewsPod By ASG Delivers Turnkey Integrated News Production SolutionAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today introduced Primestream NewsPod by ASG, a turnkey integrated HD production and automation package for small and medium-sized newsrooms. Built around Primestream’s FORK Production Suite, the end-to-end solution includes all the hardware and software required to ingest, edit, playout and distribute news content. Primestream will demonstrate its FORK Production Suite at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth SL10216), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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MovieRecorder 3 Now with the Smart Record Engine
Softron Media Services has launched MovieRecorder 3, a major upgrade to the MovieRecorder capture software family. MovieRecorder 3 now has the same features as MovieRecorder, MovieRecorder Express and MovieStreamer HLS combined, and more! It is ideal for multicamera ingest thanks to a new easy to use user interface and can encode one stream simultaneously to different destinations using different codecs. The support of Avid MXF DNxHD shows the dedication of Softron to provide efficient ingest solutions to as many users as possible.
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CatDV Boosts Muscle-Power In Broadcast & Cinema Asset Management at NAB 2014 (SL5025)
Square Box Systems, the leading developer of asset management systems, will preview major new versions of its CatDV and CatDV Pegasus asset management systems at NAB 2014. The forthcoming CatDV 11 and Pegasus 11 feature support for the very latest broadcast standards, high-end digital cinematography cameras and editorial workflows, and will be shown at CatDV’s booth #SL5025, along with upgraded web client, workflow and online support tools.
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Dalet Acquires AmberFin - Purchase Strengthens Dalet’s Leadership In MAM
AmberFin’s world-class video processing and media transformation products add depth and breadth to Dalet’s portfolio
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for broadcasters and content providers, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Advent Venture Partners to acquire AmberFin, the highly regarded, UK-based company that specializes in video ingest, complex media manipulation, transcoding and quality control (QC) solutions.
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Telestream Introduces Switch Multimedia Playback, Inspection, and Conversion Tool for Professionals
Public Beta program now available for Mac OS X
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced a public beta program for Switch. Switch™ is a new multiformat media player for Mac OS X that provides broadcast and post-production professionals everything they need to play, inspect, and correct their multiformat media in one, easy-to-use professional tool. Switch is built on the same technologies Telestream has developed for its professional transcoding tools, providing high quality, robust format support.
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What's new at NAB 2014 from ToolsOnAir
ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering continues to pioneer the most innovative and comprehensive broadcast suite available for the Mac OS platform.
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New ProMAX Tech PartnersFuel New Connected Workflows at NAB
Shared Storage System Manufacturer Announces New Platform Software Innovations, New Technology Partners, and Platform Studio Giveaway
ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of multi-functional, high-performance shared storage servers and editing workstations continues to add smart improvements to their Platform shared storage systems, with new feature previews and new technology partnerships launching at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 7th- 10th.
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Aspera Expands Partner Ecosystem at NAB 2014
Leading Media Technology Providers are Adopting Aspera FASPTM to Enable High-Performance Content Storage, Processing and Distribution
Booth SL8511- Aspera, Inc., an IBM Company and creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, expanded its partner ecosystem with new joint solutions powered by Aspera FASP™ high-speed transport technology.
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Pronology’s Digital Asset Management System Streamlines Workflow for "Big Brother Canada"
Reality TV Show Relies on Comprehensive Solution for Multi-Camera Production
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, is pleased to announce that once again Insight Productions has chosen its software platform to manage the enormous number of assets that the hit reality TV show," Big Brother Canada" will generate during the current production of Season 2. This marks the second collaboration, as the production also relied on Pronology for the reality show’s debut season. Insight Productions produces "Big Brother Canada" in partnership with Shaw Media and Endemol International.
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XOR Media Selects Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card to Power MediaServer G
New Video Playout and Branding Server is Ideal for Television Broadcast, Content Production, Live Entertainment and Sports Applications
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer, XOR Media has exclusively chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 multi-channel SDI card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its new MediaServer G broadcast video server.
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Cinedeck Saves "Anger Management" Series $2.25 Million In Post Production Costs
News: Cinedeck Saves "Anger Management" Series $2.25 Million In Post Production CostsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, today revealed that its Cinedeck RX record, ingest and transcode platform has saved US comedy-series "Anger Management" (Debmar-Mercury Productions, FX Network) $2.25 million in post production costs, while supporting the delivery of double the number of episodes typically produced over the same production period.
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Object Matrix Provides Searchable AS-11 Archive.
News: Object Matrix Provides Searchable AS-11 Archive.Object Matrix, Leading Developer of Trusted Scalable Object Based Archive Systems Today Launches an AS-11 Search Option to MatrixStore, its Trusted Nearline Storage Platform
AS-11 is a new file specification standard created as a vendor-neutral subset of the MXF file format to use for delivery of finished programming from program producers and program distributors to broadcasters. In the UK, the DPP (Digital Production Partnership - BBC, Channel 4, Sky, S4C, ITV, Channel Five and UKTV) require files delivered to UK broadcasters to be compliant with a specified subset of the new, internationally recognised AS-11 standard.
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FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital Dailies
News: FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital DailiesOn-Set Media Management Creates Effortless Dailies Deliverables
Recognising that seamless workflows are critical for commercial and creative success in the movie industry, FilmLight is showing an innovative new collaboration with Codex at NAB2014. The new solution allows every variant of dailies to be created in a single, largely automated process, with an initial Baselight grade forming the foundation of the final look.
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mxfSPEEDRAIL centralized ingest and Vidcheck Automated QC together to optimize file-based video quality
MOG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with Vidcheck, a leading provider of unique and advanced software for automated quality control and correction of video and audio in file-based media.
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NAB 2014: FOR-A Continues to Focus on 4K
4K Booth Highlights Include an Updated FT-ONE Camera, New Extraction System, Multi Viewers, Virtual Studio System and Up Converter
At next month’s NAB 2014 Show, FOR-A Corporation of America will introduce several new 4K products and showcase a wide range of its popular solutions for the professional video and broadcast industries. Aligning with its NAB theme, “FOR-A for a 4K future,” the company’s primary focus will be on demonstrating cost-effective products for every stage of the 4K workflow – from capturing, processing, switching, and viewing, to recording stunning 4K images. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 at the show, which runs April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems Based on Matrox DSX Technology
China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD Systems Provide Multi-Format Editing, Realtime Effects, Fast Transcoding, and Easy-To-Use CG And Broadcast Graphics Tools
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.
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Media 5 Chooses Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card as Heart of HD Broadcast Graphics System
CG5 Multichannel HD Provides Multiple Realtime Title Rolls and Crawls, 3D Animated Logos, Time And Weather Displays, Sports Timers, Lower Thirds and Other Broadcast Graphics Tools for TV Stations, Production Companies and OB Vans
Matrox® Video today announced that Media 5 S.R.L., one of Argentina’s leading video equipment manufacturers, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its CG5 Multichannel HD character generator. Telefe, Argentina’s top-rated broadcaster, uses CG5 Multichannel HD to remotely control the entire broadcast graphics and channel branding operations of the network.
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Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2
News: Cinemartin Cinec 3.X Twice The Power, Almost Any Video Input And H.265V2Gopro, Cineform, XAVC, XAVC-S, RED R3D, Snapdragon 4K And More
Cinemartin announces the release of Cinec 3.X, the acclaimed windows video converter & encoder software tool that allows to convert videos to state of the art quality codec formats, popular by including Prores, H.264 and HEVC H.265 among others, has released a major version named 3.X, now supporting videos recorded from GOPRO cameras, Cineform files and SI Cineform ((Silicon Image Cineform camera format)), Sony’s XAVC, XAVC-S and RED .r3d files from One, Scarlet,and Dragon up to 6K. This major release also includes support for 4K videos recorded with Snapdragon 800 series devices including the Galaxy Note 3 and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5.
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Bluefish444 Introduces Fluid Ingestore & Fluid Ingestore DNxHD Compatible with All Epoch & Create Video Cards
Ingest and Store Multiple Simultaneous SDI Streams, Recording Directly to Uncompressed and/or AVID Compatible DNxHD Media Files.
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduces Fluid INGESTORE & Fluid DNxHD INGESTORE for multi-channel HD/SD SDI ingest for use with Epoch and Create video cards running on Windows. Fluid INGESTORE & Fluid DNxHD INGESTORE are available immediately.
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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Director Appointments
New Appointees Bring Depth of Experience and Knowledge to SMPTE's 'Three Pillars': Standards, Membership, and Education
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the 2014 SMPTE directors. Alan Lambshead, SMPTE standards vice president, appointed Bob Edge, Oliver Morgan, and Howard Lukk to serve as standards directors; Paul Stechly, SMPTE membership vice president, appointed Bruce Devlin, Karl Kuhn, and William C. Miller to serve as membership directors; and Patrick Griffis, SMPTE education vice president, appointed Michael DeValue, V. Michael Bove, Peter Putman, and Al Kovalick to serve as education directors.
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FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014
News: FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014FOR-A announces plans to display several highlights in its product range, including video encoder, signal processor, and frame rate conversion technology, at the upcoming SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition. Held March 10-13 at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, D.C., FOR-A will make its debut at SATELLITE in booth 3113.
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Emotion Systems Introduces The Emotion Engine At BVE 2014
At BVE 2014, Booth: L70, digital workflow experts Emotion Systems will introduce the Emotion Engine.
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Key Media Industry Organizations Launch Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability
Task Force Sponsored by NABA, AMWA, SMPTE, IABM, 4As, ANA, and EBU Seeks Contributions to New User-Requirements Survey
The launch of the Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability was announced today by its sponsors, the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), and Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is participating as an observer.
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AmberFin Becomes Global Reseller for Nexidia QC
Nexidia's Language and Caption Verification System Available as a Plugin for Amberfin's Unified Quality Control Solution
AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and postproduction houses, and Nexidia, developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies for optimizing audio and video media, today announced an agreement where AmberFin will become a global reseller for Nexidia QC closed-caption, language, and video description verification software.
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FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter Games
News: FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter GamesFOR-A has announced that several of its products are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games. Networks in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Japan are deploying the company’s 4K super slow motion camera, video archiving recorder, and frame rate converter technology for their coverage of sporting events.
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NBC Olympics’ Production Of The 2014 Olympic Winter Games In Sochi To Utilize MOG Technologies For Centralized Ingest Solutions
mxfSPEEDRAIL to enable NBC Olympics to increase its production workflow performance during its coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games
MOG Technologies has been selected to provide its MXF stitching and advanced GOP splicing to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Luís Miguel Sampaio, CEO, MOG Technologies.
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Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product Preview
News: Matrox at the 2014 NAB Show — Product PreviewNew additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including live streaming and recoding solutions, 4K video monitoring cards, scan converters, multiviewers, OEM products, H.264 encoders/decoders and KVM extenders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing booth SL5019 at the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 7-10). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present KVM extension solutions and H.264 encoders/decoders.
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New JVC ProHD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders Feature Advanced HD Streaming For Live Broadcast Or Webcast
News: New JVC ProHD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders Feature Advanced HD Streaming For Live Broadcast Or WebcastGY-HM850 and GY-HM890 Feature Exclusive Dual Codec Design with 12-Bit Image Processing, Interchangeable 20x Zoom Lens
JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today introduced its new GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders, which set a new benchmark in ENG camera IP integration. Complemented by a new interchangeable Fujinon 20x autofocus zoom lens, the new cameras deliver outstanding full HD image capture and delivery, while the built-in streaming engine, FTP and 4G LTE connectivity allows live HD transmission directly from the camera without being attached to external costly and cumbersome bonded cellular solutions.
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EditShare Releases Lightworks Version 11.5 for Linux and Windows
EditShare is proud to announce the release of Lightworks 11.5, its popular cross-platform editing software, which now includes some major changes to the Pro and Free versions.
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AmberFin to Unveil New Version of iCR at NAB 2014
Features Support for New Codecs and Wrappers, New Enterprise-Class Features, New Cadence Correction Option, and Enhancements to UQC
At NAB 2014, on booth SU8505 AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, will unveil version 10 of its iCR software. The new version will include support for new codecs and wrappers, new enterprise class-features, a new option for 2:3 adaptive cadence correction and enhancements to UQC, AmberFin's Unified Quality Control platform.
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Editshare Releases Flow 3 Media Asset Management Solution
EditShare’s exceptionally powerful media asset management solution boasts advanced automation, web-based remote access, enhanced metadata capabilities, and support for any file type
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has released a new version of its acclaimed Flow media asset management solution. Flow 3 offers substantial new features such as AirFlow for web-based remote access and Flow Automation for designing smart, time-saving templates that automate repetitive tasks like file copying, deleting, transcoding and archiving. The new Flow 3 release also features significant UI enhancements, including vastly improved cuts-only editing, enhanced drag-and-drop facilities, and support for third-party storage.
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MOG Technologies teamed up with Active Circle Archive Solutions
Seamlessly managing your media contents, from ingest into archiving.
OG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with archive solutions provider Active Circle.
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MOG Technologies partners with FileCatalyst
Achieving the highest performance file-based workflows with exceptional file transfers
MOG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution.
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GLOOKAST Introduces MediaRetriever Providing “Partial Restore” Functionality
GLOOKAST, an innovator in MXF workflow applications, today announced a new addition to its product line -- MediaRetriever. MediaRetriever provides the ability to do “partial restore” operations on content that is managed by Avid® Interplay®.
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JVC Offers 4K Display Solutions, ProHD Camera Line At GV Expo
News: JVC Offers 4K Display Solutions, ProHD Camera Line At GV ExpoJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., will display its ProHD line of studio and ENG cameras and accessories, as well as its Vérité professional monitors and Blu-ray recorders, at Government Video Expo 2013 (Booth 609), which runs Dec. 4-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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FOR-A To Exhibit At Upcoming Government Video Expo
FOR-A will demo several products at next month’s Government Video Expo, which takes place December 3-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The company will exhibit in booth #807 and show switcher, multi-viewer, video stabilizer and video clip server technology.
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Datos Media Appointed as New MOG Reseller for Spain
MOG has reinforced its distribution network in Spain by appointing Datos Media Technologies as a reseller with access to supply and support the entire MOG portfolio.
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Digital Production Partnership: Will It Meet Its Deadline?
Amberfin Cto Concerned By Widespread Lack Of Implementation Strategy: Warns That Dpp Is Not An ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Solution
“The Digital Production Partnership’s (DPP) self-imposed deadline where file-based content delivery becomes the preferred exchange format for almost all major UK broadcasters is less than a year away and still most facilities and production companies are a long way from finalizing their DPP adoption strategies,” so says Bruce Devlin, Chief Technology Officer at AmberFin, a company that has developed an area of specialism in the creation and support of DPP-compliant file-based workflows.
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2013 NATEXPO Show Softron Media Services Booth A6 – ProVideo Systems
Softron products will be showed at NATEXPO 2009 in Moscow from 17th until 20th of November at the All-Russian Exhibition Center. Our master reseller SVGA (System Video Graphics Alliance) will be showing our solutions.
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JVC to Showcase ProHD Camera Line at CCW
News: JVC to Showcase ProHD Camera Line at CCWJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., will display its ProHD line of studio and ENG cameras and accessories, as well as its professional monitors and Blu-ray recorders, at Content & Communications World (Booth 1117), which runs Nov. 13-14, 2013, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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GLOOKAST Signs First European Partner Fofic BV - Netherlands
GLOOKAST, innovator in MXF workflow applications, announced a reseller partnership with Fofic BV, full service provider of audio/video products and services to broadcast, postproduction, and business institutions. This partnership marks GLOOKAST’s entry into Europe with Fofic representing the GLOOBOX product line in the Netherlands.
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GLOOKAST Expands European Presence Nuno Morais da Silva Joins Team
GLOOKAST today announced that Nuno Morais da Silva has joined its growing European team as Sales & Business Development Manager – Europe. Nuno will be supporting GLOOKAST’s European Resellers, expanding GLOOKAST’s customer base, building the GLOOKAST brand, and forging new relationships with third party partners.
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IBC 2013 - Quantel releases 64-bit software for eQ, iQ and Pablo
New software brings the very latest capabilities to systems launched up to 10 years ago
At IBC 2013 Quantel announced a new 64-bit software release for its eQ, iQ and Pablo systems. The new software takes advantage of the modern PC within the eQ, iQ or Pablo to enable the system to take advantage of all the latest tools already delivered on Pablo Rio this year.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Studio Models
Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Studio 2 and HyperDeck Studio Pro 2, new models of its popular broadcast disk recorders. HyperDeck Studio 2 is available now for US$995 and HyperDeck Studio Pro 2 is available now for US$1,995.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
News: Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013IBC 2013, Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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Growing Ecosystem of Content Storage, Processing and Distribution Solutions Powered by Aspera fasp™
Leading media technology companies bring high-performance transport to their products, systems and services building upon Aspera’s open platform
Booth 7.K30 IBC2013,Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed will showcase at IBC1013 the media technology ecosystem powered by Aspera fasp™ high-speed transport which enables complete end-to-end global processing pipelines.
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HEVC: The Last Nail in the Coffin of Interlace?
News: HEVC: The Last Nail in the Coffin of Interlace?AmberFin shows IBC attendees how to make sure of it
HEVC (High Efficiency Video Codec) is likely to be one of the most talked about topics at IBC this year, not only because it promises to reduce the data rate needed for high quality video coding by 50% compared to the current state-of-the-art, but also because the new coding standard simply does not support interlacing.
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Matrox and Vizrt Showcase 4K Workflows at IBC2013
News: Matrox and Vizrt Showcase 4K Workflows at IBC2013Matrox 4K developer card selected to showcase Viz Engine realtime graphics and video renderer
Matrox® Video today announced that Vizrt, the world's leading provider of real-time broadcast graphics, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card to power the next generation of the Viz Engine rendering engine and compositor. Viz Engine is the heart of all Vizrt graphics and video solutions (CG, Virtual Set, Weather, and more). It renders animated 2D and 3D scenes in real time, producing high-end animations in SD, HD and 4K.
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Instant editing support in Metus INGEST for GV Edius Users!
News: Instant editing support in Metus INGEST for GV Edius Users!In a news, sport or production environment, speed is everything. Edit operators need to start editing material immediately as it starts, and usually have their cuts ready by the time the event finishes. Formerly available only via top end dedicated capture servers, Metus INGEST now offers this as a standard feature for Edius users. MPG (with MPEG2 compression) and MXF Op1a wrapped files (XDCAM IMX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM MPEG2 etc) have an option to be “edited while recording”.
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Epoch Launches Virtualized Media Operations At IBC 2013
Broadcasters and content producers realize radical improvements in media operation performance, flexibility and cost
Epoch announces the commercial launch of its virtualization technology for media production and distribution operations, bringing the media industry technology that will reinvent how media infrastructure and solutions are deployed. Epoch delivers a dramatically more efficient way to move and transform media that is easier and more flexible than today's manually engineered or Cloud-only workflows in the broadcast, film and video industries.
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XenData Partners with Blue Lucy Media to Deliver Partial Restore from LTO
Award-winning Blue Lucy Tailor Partial Restore to debut on XenData SX-10 and the SX-520 Series of LTO Archive Servers at IBC 2013
XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, has partnered with Blue Lucy Media, a UK-based provider of advanced video processing modules and asset management, to offer partial restore capabilities for the entire XenData LTO archive server range. The Tailor Partial Restore Module is a new software-based plug-in that will enable users to quickly split large video files stored on LTO cartridges into multiple clip files and transfer the clips over a network.
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GLOOKAST and Object Matrix Take the Heat
News: GLOOKAST and Object Matrix Take the HeatGLOOKAST, innovator in MXF workflow applications and Object Matrix, trusted manufacturer of secure nearline storage platforms, today announce that they have been chosen to automate the ingest and protection of all footage produced by the NBA champions -- the Miami Heat.
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Matrox Video at BIRTV2013 — Product Preview
New products make Chinese debut including a video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems
At BIRTV2013 (Beijing, Aug. 21-24, Stand 1B111), Matrox® Video and local distributor Beijing Jinzhongheng Technology will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, a 4K video monitoring card and live production streaming systems. In addition, multiviewers, scan converters and developer products will be on display.
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AmberFin Academy Helps Thousands of Broadcast Professionals Worldwide Keep Pace with Technology Developments
News: AmberFin Academy Helps Thousands of Broadcast Professionals Worldwide Keep Pace with Technology DevelopmentsAmberFin Launches New Version of MXF Desktop and Announces Series 3 of Bruce's Shorts at IBC 2013
AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses today announced that the recently launched AmberFin Academy --a new industry resource designed to help broadcast professionals navigate the complexities of file-based workflows-- now has over two thousand subscribers worldwide and is receiving industry-wide support.
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Emotion Systems Tackles Loudness in Brazil
Emotion Systems continues growth by helping organisations to tackle loudness in Brazil.
Broadcast & Cable 2013, Brazil, Stand C12: eFF from Emotion Systems is establishing itself as a loudness compliance tool for file-based workflows, capable of opening a wide range of media files including MXF, QuickTime, P2, DPP, AIFF, WAV and LXF, and compliance adjusting the loudness of the audio, including Dolby® E encoded audio, within these files. True Peak DNA processing expands on this to offer True Peak correction to eliminate short-term spikes in the audio, which would otherwise lead to clipping.
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Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
News: Colorfront Unleashes Cutting-Edge Advances Across Dailies And Transkoder Products At IBC 2013
Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer Colorfront will underline its reputation as an industry-leading technology innovator as it previews performance-boosting advances for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) production and post production, across the 2014 versions of its On-Set Dailies, Express Dailies and Transkoder products at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, 13-17 Sept (c/o AJA 7.F11, Tangent 7.G33 and Sony 12.A10).
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Marquis’ Medway V3 Supports Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced its flagship integration product, Medway V3, is now available with support for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC.
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VITEC Announces The World’s First HEVC/H.265 Professional Decoder Card
News: VITEC Announces The World’s First HEVC/H.265 Professional Decoder CardVITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced digital video solutions, has announced support of HEVC/H.265 video standard through its HDM850+,1080p60 3G-SDI decoder card.
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For-A To Exhibit At Annual Texas Association Of Broadcasters Convention
News: For-A To Exhibit At Annual Texas Association Of Broadcasters ConventionFOR-A Corporation of America announces plan to exhibit at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Annual Convention and Trade Show. The conference takes place August 7-8 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. FOR-A will exhibit its range of products in Booth #102.
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At IBC AmberFin Will Highlight Enterprise Versatility & Quality Control’s Critical Roles in File-based Workflow Efficiency
European Debuts for Transcode Farm Control Capabilities, Enhanced Unified Quality Control Environment plus New IMF-based Transcode & Ingest Devices
AmberFin (stand 7.H39), a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, will use IBC to highlight the importance of scaling versatility, high calibre quality control resources and cost efficient media transformation platforms in the rapidly growing file-based workflow market space.
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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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Softron’s Completely New Smart Playout Engine On Display At IBC 2013
News: Softron’s Completely New Smart Playout Engine On Display At IBC 2013Softron has been providing Macintosh-based video and audio solutions for 30 years. Softron applications are in use at small, midsize and large broadcasters around the world and have been used to broadcast everything from the soccer World Cup and Beijing Olympics to regular television programming from single channel public service stations. Softron applications offer intelligent and easy to use interfaces and the company is dedicated to providing the highest professional quality video support for Apple’s Macintosh platform. Softron Media Services is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, with a US affiliate, Intelligent Broadcasting Solutions, based in Las Vegas.
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Matrox at IBC2013 — Product Preview
New additions and updates to all Matrox product lines will be highlighted including video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters, OEM products, KVM extenders and video over IP encoders/decoders
Matrox® Video and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing stand 7.B29 at IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17). Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, 4K video monitoring cards, multiviewers, live production streaming systems, scan converters and developer products. Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new KVM extension solutions and 1080p60 video over IP encoders/decoders.
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Cinematic Image Capture, Extreme Mobility, Low-Light Performance, and Workflow Advantages Make the Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera Perfect for Filming a New Indie Comedy
News: Cinematic Image Capture, Extreme Mobility, Low-Light Performance, and Workflow Advantages Make the Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera Perfect for Filming a New Indie ComedyWhen shooting his recent independent feature "Heads We Do," cinematographer Andrew Huebscher faced challenges including a tight budget, a 15-day shooting schedule, exterior night scenes, and the need for outstanding motion-picture image quality. His solution to these issues was shooting with EOS C300 Cinema Cameras from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. “The EOS C300 camera delivers a high quality, cinematic look in a compact package,” said Huebscher. “And the ability to use Canon EF still lenses alongside standard motion picture film-style accessories makes the camera scalable from run-and-gun shooting up to studio-style work.”
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Magicsoft Releases Upgrade for Magicsoft Playout
Latest Version Adds Support for Customizable As-Run Logs, LAV Filters and more
Magicsoft Ltd. has released its latest version of Magicsoft Playout, version 6.4. Magicsoft Playout is a Windows 7 based Client-Server playlist application that sequences video clips for playout using Blackmagic Design Intensity, Decklink or Multibridge products. Playlists can be created on different systems as well as on the playout system using Magicsoft's Playlist Editor which is provided with the software at no additional charge. The latest release of the software includes support for customizable As-Run Logs, for freeware LAV decoders and for the creation of playlists by importing data from .txt files.
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Cinedeck 4.2 Software Upgrade Takes Tape Out Of The Loop
News: Cinedeck 4.2 Software Upgrade Takes Tape Out Of The LoopPowerful playlisting features and RS-422 deck controls support Cinedeck recorders as cost-effective tapedeck replacements in editorial and post operations
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will ship a powerful new v4.2 software release on July 1st 2013 that enables its dual-channel RX and quad-channel MX file-based recorders to cost-effectively replace traditional tapedecks in everyday editorial and post production operations. Headline features include Playlisting, RS-422 deck control, LUT shaders, Segment Record, H.264 streaming, plus enhanced Audio options, Burn-ins and Closed Caption recording. This new release will also unleash an array of additional features, including ARRIRAW recording and 3D stereo modes, which further advance the versatility of Cinedeck recorders in digital cinema and broadcast workflows.
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GLOOKAST Appoints Edel Garcia as Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing and Partner
News: GLOOKAST Appoints Edel Garcia as Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing and PartnerGLOOKAST today announced the appointment of Edel Garcia as Executive Vice President – Sales and Marketing and Partner. In addition to building and maintaining relationships, Garcia will further refine and expand the company’s market strategies.
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Matrox Video at the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, multiviewers, scan converters, I/O devices, 4K monitoring cards and OEM products will be featured
At the BroadcastAsia2013 Exhibition (Singapore, June 18-21, booth 4D2-25), Matrox® Video, in conjunction with distributor UBC, will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, live production streaming systems, scan converters, multiviewers, I/O devices, 4K video monitoring cards and developer products.
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The Canon EOS C300 Helps Capture Documentary Footage in Deep, Dark Caves for the Extraordinary Holocaust Documentary "No Place on Earth"
News: The Canon EOS C300 Helps Capture Documentary Footage in Deep, Dark Caves for the Extraordinary Holocaust Documentary "No Place on Earth"It was a challenge unlike any cinematographer Zac Nicholson had ever faced. Asked by director/co-producer Janet Tobias to film scenes deep within a narrow cave for an incredible true story of human survival, Nicholson relied on the compact size and exceptional low-light performance of the EOS C300 cinema camera from Canon, U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Marquise Technologies at NAB 2013: a mastered workflow, from dailies to delivery
At NAB 2013 Marquise Technologies will showcase MIST Mobile, MIST DCI Mastering, MIST IMF Mastering and RAIN 4K.
Marquise Technologies has announced today the products to be showcased at NAB. Offering a complete and understandable workflow from dailies, with MIST Mobile, to high-end real-time color grading with RAIN, to the mastering for digital cinema with MIST DCI Mastering, or for content owners with MIST IMF Mastering, Marquise Technologies is definitely turned towards the future with the only solution supporting ACES end-to-end.
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Grass Valley Announces New Software Upgrade for GV STRATUS at NAB 2013
At NAB 2013, Grass Valley® will launch a new software update for its GV STRATUS® nonlinear production application framework. This update includes a powerful set of new tools which offers increased functionality with a highly configurable user experience. GV STRATUS sets a new standard in facilitating integrated end-to-end nonlinear production. GV STRATUS takes file-based productions to the next level by leveraging the unique combination of Grass Valley user knowledge, engineering excellence, and product portfolio.
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Epoch Launches Workflow Virtualization Technology At NAB 2013
Broadcasters and studios realize radical improvements in workflow efficiency, flexibility and cost
Epoch announces the launch of its workflow virtualization technology for media production and distribution workflows. Epoch delivers a dramatically more efficient way to move and transform media that is easier and more flexible than today's manually engineered or Cloud-only workflows in the broadcast, film and video industries.
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Telestream Brings New Vantage Transcoding and Workflow Products to NAB2013
Vantage adds a new transcoder to its growing family of GPU-accelerated products, new formats including HEVC, new integrations for QC, high-speed delivery and watermarking, as well as the ability to run all Vantage capabilities in the cloud - providing the ultimate tool for automated media workflows
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow products, today announced new products and capabilities for its award-winning Vantage® video transcoding and workflow orchestration products being demonstrated this week at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference in Las Vegas. New to Telestream's growing family of GPU-accelerated products is a transcoder for IPTV and cable VOD workflows, new formats including HEVC, new integrations for QC, high-speed delivery and watermarking, as well as the ability to run all Vantage capabilities in the cloud - providing the ultimate tool for automated media workflows.
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Cinedeck Showcases Groundbreaking New Features For Cinedeck RX3G And MX Recorders At NAB 2013
News: Cinedeck Showcases Groundbreaking New Features For Cinedeck RX3G And MX Recorders At NAB 2013Innovations include support for ARRIRAW, CinemaDNG, CanonRAW, JPEG 2000, OpenEXR and ACES, plus significant operational enhancements
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will showcase a string of ground-breaking capabilities for its dual-channel RX3G and quad-channel MX record, playback and monitoring systems, at NAB 2013 (Cinedeck Booth #SL14911).
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Infostrada to acquire MOG Technologies - NAB 2013, Stand SU4315
- Media file technology and ingest solutions are valuable additions to product line -
Infostrada, a global provider of sports media, interactive and creative technology services, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire MOG Technologies, the acclaimed developer of innovative digital video ingest products and media file technology.
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Telestream Enables Dynamic Scalability with Vantage Cloud
Vantage Cloud allows users to easily run all the capabilities of Vantage transcoding and workflow automation software on cloud-based infrastructure, including at Amazon Web Services
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that it is extending its Vantage® file-based video transcoding and workflow automation software to cloud-based environments. Vantage Cloud makes it easy to run all the capabilities of Vantage - including automated transcoding, media processing, analysis, and packaging - on cloud-based infrastructure. By unifying with on-premise systems, Vantage Cloud allows users to quickly respond to new formats, regulatory requirements, and fluctuating workflow needs. Telestream also announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its initial deployment.
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AmberFin Academy Helps Broadcast Professionals Navigate The Complexities Of File-Based Workflows
News: AmberFin Academy Helps Broadcast Professionals Navigate The Complexities Of File-Based WorkflowsNew industry resource features a blog, white papers, free training videos, media thought leadership, expert views and tricks and tips
AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, today launched the AmberFin Academy, a new industry resource designed to help broadcast professionals navigate the complexities of file-based workflows.
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Marquis’ Medway to Support the Next Version of Adobe Premiere Pro Software
News: Marquis’ Medway to Support the Next Version of Adobe Premiere Pro SoftwareMarquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced its flagship media integration product, Medway, will support the next version of Adobe® Premiere® Pro software.
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SoleraTec’s Phoenix Firebird, Phoenix VCM, Phoenix RSM, Phoenix Express Now Supports LTO-6
Media Asset, Archive, and Video Storage Management Appliance Now Ships With Optional LTO-6 Drive Increasing Offline Storage Capacity.
SoleraTec LLC, provider of innovative video lifecycle management and storage products, will showcase at this year’s NAB show a new Phoenix Firebird™ media asset management and video storage appliance with integrated LTO-6 drive for increased offline storage of video and data content. With the recent introduction of the LTO-6 open-standards platform by the LTO Consortium, each LTO-6 cartridge is now capable of storing 2.5TB of content. This is a 66% increase in capacity storage over LTO-5.
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DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects
News: DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After EffectsSoftware Plug-In Now Sold Separately or Bundled at Reduced Price
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced two new versions of its ProductionLink plug-ins for Adobe® products. ProductionLink for Premiere Pro and ProductionLink for After Effects add Avid® Interplay to the list of available render formats for both programs. Once installed, ProductionLink features appear within the Adobe user interface and provide a reliable, seamless link between applications.
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Matrox Announces 4K Output Card for Developers — Matrox DSX LE3 4K
News: Matrox Announces 4K Output Card for Developers — Matrox DSX LE3 4KSupport for 3G SDI Level A and B at 4096 x 2160/60p lets OEMs create full 4K broadcast workflow solutions
Matrox® Video today announced a new addition to the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products family—the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card. Matrox DSX LE3 4K enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 at frame rates up to 60 fps. This new 4K output card, in conjunction with the industry-leading Matrox DSX Software Development Kit and 4K codec support for ProRes and XAVC, lets equipment manufacturers create graphics systems, editing solutions and playout servers in native 4K resolutions. At the 2013 NAB Show, leading broadcast equipment supplier Vizrt will preview the breakthrough 4K rendering capability of its Viz Engine using the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card.
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Nexstar Selects JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News Cameras for Digital Newsroom Conversion
News: Nexstar Selects JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News Cameras for Digital Newsroom ConversionJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced that NBC affiliate KFDX and FOX affiliate KJTL, a duopoly that serves Wichita Falls, Texas, and Lawton, Okla. (DMA #143), recently deployed 10 GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news cameras for ENG operations. The move to JVC cameras was part of an overall digital newsroom conversion for the stations, which are owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group.
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New FOR-A MXF Video Clip Servers Ideal For File-Based Ingest, Playout Applications
News: New FOR-A MXF Video Clip Servers Ideal For File-Based Ingest, Playout ApplicationsFOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, today announced two new compact MXF clip servers, the MBP-120SX and MBP-125SX, for ingest, playback, and playout applications. Ideal for file-based production workflows, the new 1 RU servers are being demonstrated at the 2013 NAB Show (C5116), which runs April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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MOG – The latest Centralized Ingest Solutions at NAB 2013
MOG will be presenting its latest developments and enhancements at this year NAB. At South Upper, Booth SU10707, MOG will be welcoming visitors with a taste of the well-known and traditional Port while showcasing the latest mxfSPEEDRAIL technology.
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Softron Announces New Technology, Upgrades and Integration for Mac-based Broadcast Applications
Softron Media Services, a leading worldwide supplier of Mac based broadcast applications is pleased to announce new technology, upgrades and integration at their booth SL 12416 at NAB 2013.
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Signiant Debuts CloudSpeX™ Application for Managing File Delivery Specs and Asset Validation in the Cloud
Uniformly Checks Files for Compliance Prior to Transfer, Saving Significant Time and Resources
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced the availability of CloudSpeX, a patent-pending software application that helps broadcasters and production professionals save significant time and resources by easily validating media file delivery formats prior to transfer. CloudSpeX matches file types and metadata against a cloud-based directory of published specifications to ensure that assets comply with customer-defined delivery format requirements. In moving validation out of the client and into the cloud, CloudSpeX provides a uniform mechanism for automatically checking files against a chosen specification across the entire content ecosystem.
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NAB2013: Vizrt Introduces Virtual SloMo and Motorsports to Viz Libero 5.5
News: NAB2013: Vizrt Introduces Virtual SloMo and Motorsports to Viz Libero 5.5At the 2013 NAB Show, Vizrt will present the new features and workflow improvements in Viz Libero 5.5, its 3D virtual sports enhancement and analysis system. Viz Libero 5.5 now offers Virtual SloMo, which uses an advanced image-based algorithm to generate ultra-slow motion (up to 1500 fps) footage rather than relying on high-speed camera systems.
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RAYCOM Media Standardizes On JVC GY-HM650 PROHD Mobile News Cameras
News: RAYCOM Media Standardizes On JVC GY-HM650 PROHD Mobile News CamerasInitial Order Replaces Outdated ENG Camcorders, Expands Inventory for Stations
JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced Raycom Media has purchased more than 130 GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news cameras. It is the first in a series of purchases that will standardize all ENG operations in the company on the GY-HM650 camera.
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France’s TF6 Installs Softel Swift™ vTX To Implement Fully File-Based Subtitle Workflow
News: France’s TF6 Installs Softel Swift™ vTX To Implement Fully File-Based Subtitle WorkflowSoftel announced today that France’s highly respected TF6 station has installed Swift™ vTX from Softel to handle subtitle processing for the channel’s mix of original entertainment, drama and feature films. Swift vTX is handling subtitle encoding and transcoding for TF6’s file-based workflow in its Paris studios.
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SoleraTec Releases Version 6 of Phoenix VCM™
Most significant upgrade in years to its flagship media asset, archive, and storage management solution delivering increased compatibility for Avid and LTO-6.
SoleraTec LLC, provider of innovative video lifecycle management and storage products, has released version 6.1.5 of the Phoenix VCM media asset, archive, and storage management software for the media & entertainment market. Phoenix VCM delivers the ability to manage, access, exchange, and archive content with greater ease than ever before. Since the product’s inception in 2007, Phoenix VCM has continued to add features and functionality that have won awards and praise for its ability to facilitate video oriented workflows. Phoenix VCM has grown into a leading solution for content storage management capable of archiving and retrieving all forms of video, audio, still images, and non-video documents.
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Pioneering Force In Sports & Entertainment Makes Significant Investment In Digital Technology Startup Serving Media & Entertainment Markets
Brevity Announces Strategic Partnership with The Kraft Group
In a strong affirmation of the core technology and market potential of Brevity, a digital technology start-up serving the media and entertainment markets, the company has entered into a strategic partnership with The Kraft Group that includes a significant infusion of capital. The Kraft Group’s investment, for which specific terms were not disclosed, follows previous angel rounds raised by Brevity totaling $7.7 million.
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V2 software takes Pablo Rio to new heights of performance and interactivity
New software unlocks the full power of the Pablo Rio platform
Quantel today released Pablo Rio V2. V2 is a 64-bit application that unlocks the full power of the Pablo Rio PC platform. Pablo Rio V2 supports realtime 4K 16-bit, offering multiple color correction cascades at 4K with realtime playback. The free of charge V2 software upgrade delivers even greater performance and interactivity to all Pablo Rio customers.
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AmberFin Offers Solution To Simplify The Complexity Of Captioning Workflows to Meet New FCC Regulation
News: AmberFin Offers Solution To Simplify The Complexity Of Captioning Workflows to Meet New FCC RegulationAt NAB 2013, on booth SU8505, AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses will demonstrate how new enhancements to its iCR software help meet the new FCC regulation mandating that all video content broadcast on television in the US now requires captions when it is distributed over Internet Protocol (IP).
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MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine Cortex::Convey
Standalone transcoding solution supports virtually all input and output formats.
Continuing to add to its family of products for managing media from the set to the screen, MTI Film today announces the release of a new standalone transcoding application, Cortex::Convey. Cortex::Convey supports input of all popular camera file formats, editorial files and intermediate file formats, including DPX, OpenEXR and H.264, for transcoding to review, editorial and intermediate formats such as Avid DNxHD/MXF 1:1, DPX file sequences and QuickTime , as well as fully-authored DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
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MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine “Cortex::Convey”
News: MTI Film Introduces Transcoding Engine “Cortex::Convey”Standalone transcoding solution supports virtually all input and output formats.
Continuing to add to its family of products for managing media from the set to the screen, MTI Film today announces the release of a new standalone transcoding application, Cortex::Convey. Cortex::Convey supports input of all popular camera file formats, editorial files and intermediate file formats, including DPX, OpenEXR and H.264, for transcoding to review, editorial and intermediate formats such as Avid DNxHD/MXF 1:1, DPX file sequences and QuickTime , as well as fully-authored DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
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JVC had a dynamic year for cameras and monitors. The company released the new GY-HM650 handheld mobile news camera, the result of its intention to support the Advanced Media Workflow Association "AS-10: MXF for Production" project. The company also released a 4K camcorder for $5,550, and came out with several new mercury-free monitors.
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Many products that media professionals now use have AAF or will have it in the near future. Some dont have it and some companies have no plans to add it to their product offerings. Why is Advanced Authoring Format important to media pros? Who has it? What tools use it and what does it bring to you and your studios capabilities? Advanced Authoring Format and/or Media Exchange Format are project interchange formats that are creating the framework by which media professionals will work more collaboratively and productively in the days ahead. Its time for us to contact our manufacturers and providers and let them know why AAF is important to us and why well buy it if they add it. In this report, Marisu Fronc looks at the technology and the companies supporting it and why...
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