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Vuzix Exhibiting Industry Leading Wearable Technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona
Vuzix Exhibiting Industry Leading Wearable Technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in BarcelonaVuzix® Corporation (VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the company will showcase its leading smart glasses technology at Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will take place February 26 through March 1, 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.  Vuzix will be exhibiting at booth CS80 Congress Square.
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BVE 2018: Argosy adds Barnfind fibre converters to portfolio
BVE 2018: Argosy adds Barnfind fibre converters to portfolio
One-stop-shop fibre solutions for broadcast and AV installations to be showcased at BVE 2018
Argosy, a leading international supplier of broadcast cables and infrastructure products, has added the BarnMini range of fibre converters from Barnfind Technologies to its inventory. The products will make their Argosy debut at BVE 2018 (Excel London, 27 February – 1 March, stand G43).
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New one shot music video from Postmodern Jukebox captured with Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
New one shot music video from Postmodern Jukebox captured with Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
Filming crew had to shoot while moving between seven rooms and around approximately 40 musicians, actors and dancers.
Blackmagic Design today announced that DP Clint Byrne shot the music video for Postmodern Jukebox’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” rendition using a Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro digital film camera and Video Assist 4K monitor and recorder. Byrne captured the entire music video in one shot, following the musicians around a crowded house as a party unfolds around them.
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NYC's 7th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival Celebrates Diversity in Film
NYC's 7th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival Celebrates Diversity in Film
Festival runs from February 22 through March 3, 2018
The Winter Film Awards International Film Festival showcases films from emerging filmmakers from around the world in all genres, with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of women and under-represented filmmakers. The 93 Official Selections are a diverse mixture of 13 Animated films, 13 Documentaries, 10 Feature narratives, 8 Horror films, 9 Music Videos, 31 Narrative shorts and 7 Web series. These include 21 student films and 32 first-time filmmakers. Filmmakers come from 31 countries; 40% of the films were created by women, 43% were created by people of color. Tickets are available at https://winterfilmawards.com/wfa2018/tickets/ Tickets are $10/In Advance, $15/Door, $5/Door with Student ID. Screening blocks run 2 ½ to 3 hours and include a mix of shorts and feature-length films.
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Nominees Announced for Location Managers Guild Intl (LMGI) Awards
Nominees Announced for Location Managers Guild Intl (LMGI) Awards
Awards Gala to be held April 7, 2018
Nominees for the Location Managers Guild International’s (LMGI) 5th Annual Awards were announced today by LMGI president Eric Klosterman. The awards honor productions in feature films, television programs and commercials from around the globe, in which the creative use of filming locations enhances or helps to drive the storyline. The LMGI Awards also recognize outstanding service by Film Commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production process. Winners will be revealed during a formal ceremony on Saturday, April 7, 2018.
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NBC Sports Selects Xytech Systems' MediaPulse to Power Scheduling Logistics of 2018 Olympic Winter Games
NBC Sports Selects Xytech Systems' MediaPulse to Power Scheduling Logistics of 2018 Olympic Winter Games
Xytech delivers software-based automation, logistics and workflow expertise for on-site broadcast staff and production crews
Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast, production, media services and video transmission industries, has been selected by NBC Sports to power the scheduling logistics of NBC Sports Olympic broadcast efforts in PyeongChang, South Korea, during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Xytech’s MediaPulse system is managing all logistical aspects of moving production staff and support to and from various sporting events for the duration of the games.
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Ateme Enables Winter Games Transmission of Industry First Next Gen TV Broadcast
Ateme Enables Winter Games Transmission of Industry First Next Gen TV Broadcast
WRAL-TV, NBC Universal and NAB have selected ATEME's TITAN compression solution to help enable the first-ever public demonstration of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast television standard.
ATEME has announced that WRAL-TV, NBC Universal and NAB has selected its TITAN compression solution to help enable the first ever public demonstration of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast television standard. The broadcasting and technology partners worked together to deliver the Winter Games from PyeongChang to an audience at an event at North Carolina State University, in stunning 4K ultra high definition video. Marking the first over-the-air broadcast of the new Dolby AC4 format, the transmission used LDM (Layer Division Multiplexing) technology and new interactive applications to enhance the TV experience for viewers.
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Pro Sound Effects Launches VR Field Recording Giveaway
Pro Sound Effects Launches VR Field Recording Giveaway
Prize bundle includes Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic, Zoom F8 Recorder and more totaling over $3,500
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has launched the VR Field Recording Giveaway! Featuring a prize bundle totaling over $3,500 in state-of-the-art audio tools, the giveaway provides a full workflow for recording immersive spatial audio perfect for use in VR projects.
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P.A.I.N.T uses Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD for LIMITS Digital Art Battle
P.A.I.N.T uses Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD for LIMITS Digital Art BattleBlackmagic Design announced today that Japan's P.A.I.N.T used Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, MultiView 4, UltraStudio 4K, Smart Videohub 12x12 and Video Assist for an event called 'LIMITS Digital Art Battle.' LIMITS Digital Art Battle is a new form of entertainment in art where artists draw paintings on a PC in only 20 minutes. The paintings are based on a theme disclosed just before the battle, and judges and audience cast their ballots to decide a winner. It is a one-on-one fight to compete in speed, imagination and creativity.
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Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018
Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that it will launch its Channel-in-the-Cloud™ solution bundle, consisting of its Cinegy Air PRO playout and automation solution and Multiviewer system on Booth SL12116 from 9-12 April in Las Vegas.
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Panasonic AU-EVA1 V 2.0 Firmware Upgrade Offers RAW Output, ALL-Intra Recording Modes
Panasonic AU-EVA1 V 2.0 Firmware Upgrade Offers RAW Output, ALL-Intra Recording ModesPanasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for the AU-EVA1 cinema camera that greatly enhances the camera’s recording capabilities, including ALL-Intra frame recording formats, RAW output, timelapse recording, HD 4:2:2 interlaced formats, and more.
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Pac-12 Network’s Michael Harabin appointed president of Gearhouse Broadcast USA
Pac-12 Network’s Michael Harabin appointed president of Gearhouse Broadcast USAGearhouse Broadcast USA, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has appointed Michael Harabin as its president. Harabin joins from Pac-12 Networks, where he has worked for the past six years, most recently as VP Production Operations. He will oversee Gearhouse Broadcast’s North American operation, which has been the focus of heavy investment over the past year, after parent company Gravity Media Group (GMG) received substantial funding from TowerBrook Capital Partners in September 2016. This has already resulted in the launch of three mobile broadcast and production units and several senior hires in the region.
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Cox Connecticut Public Access Drives Community TV Forward with HITACHI HDTV Cameras
Cox Connecticut Public Access Drives Community TV Forward with HITACHI HDTV Cameras
PATV 15 adds Z-HD6000 cameras for high-quality studio acquisition, moves Z-HD5000s to new mobile truck to elevate field productions
Committed to providing top-caliber facilities and resources that empower community TV producers, Cox Communications’ Connecticut Public Access Channel 15 (“PATV 15”) strives to make the most of its budget with high-quality, long-lasting equipment. Rounding out its five-year HD upgrade plan spanning three studio facilities and a mobile production vehicle, the channel recently added three Z-HD6000 studio and field production cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to its existing complement of ten HITACHI Z-HD5000 cameras.
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Interra Systems 2018 NAB Show Exhibitor Preview April 9-12 Las Vegas
Interra Systems at the 2018 NAB Show— Booth SU7605
Global OTT video revenues will soar to $83 billion in 2022, according to the latest report from Research & Markets. As service providers grapple with changing video production and delivery approaches, partnering with an industry leader with a solid track record in innovation and customer satisfaction is critical.
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ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K Installed for 45th & Dean, An In-House Content Hub Within the A+E Networks Family
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K Installed for 45th & Dean, An In-House Content Hub Within the A+E Networks FamilyBlackmagic Design announced today that 45th & Dean has installed numerous Blackmagic Design products, including several URSA Mini 4.6K digital film cameras with URSA Studio Viewfinders, Micro Studio Camera 4Ks, Video Assist and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel, in its Brooklyn-based production facility.
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Roland Now Shipping V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher
Roland Now Shipping V-60HD Multi-Format Video SwitcherRoland Professional A/V is now shipping the V-60HD, a compact, integrated video switcher and audio mixer. Its sophisticated feature set is perfectly suited for live event production as well as broadcast, recording and streaming. The V-60HD supports SDI camera inputs plus scaled HDMI inputs for data, computer, tablet and other video sources via a variety of video connections, plus a Program and independent AUX bus for confidence, downstage monitor or side screens. The V-60HD also offers advanced audio functionality including multi-channel embedded audio, XLR/TRS and RCA analog inputs, and multichannel embedded audio to two SDI outputs, plus comprehensive dynamics and auto-mixing.
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Avid Celebrates Its Customers’ Successes at BAFTA Film Awards
Avid Celebrates Its Customers’ Successes at BAFTA Film Awards
Majority of the nominees and winners at the 71st Annual BAFTA awards ceremony relied on Avid creative tools and workflow solutions to craft the most celebrated films of the year, including Baby Driver, Dunkirk, and The Shape of Water
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, congratulates its customers who received awards at this year’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA®) Film Awards. Avid’s industry-leading creative tools, Media Composer® and Pro Tools®, powered by MediaCentral® — the industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media — were used by winners and nominees in all sound and editing production craft categories.  
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SIGGRAPH 2018 Announces Themed Entertainment Contest with $ 10,000 Cash Prize
SIGGRAPH 2018 Announces Themed Entertainment Contest with $ 10,000 Cash PrizeSIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced a one-of-a-kind Themed Entertainment Contest in partnership with Vancouver-based FlyOver Canada. The contest includes a $10,000 cash prize. The 45th SIGGRAPH conference will take place 12–16 August 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, B.C.
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New PAGlink Power Products keep Accessories Powered, Provide Lightweight Linked Charging
New PAGlink Power Products keep Accessories Powered, Provide Lightweight Linked Charging
PAG to highlight lightweight and compact devices on Booth C7917 at NAB 2018
PAG, will bring a complement of new lightweight and compact accessories for its PAGlink battery systems to NAB 2018. The Company will highlight devices on Booth #C7917 that power multiple accessories, enable linked charging from an ultra-mini form-factor, and allow users to easily access battery data.
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MSE’s VRig Take Viewers on an Immersive Ride through Seven Continents for Discovery TRVLR
MSE’s VRig Take Viewers on an Immersive Ride through Seven Continents for Discovery TRVLRBurbank, CA-based manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, Matthews Studio Equipment, recently helped expand the visual possibilities for Discovery Communications VR Series – Discovery TRVLR with their new specialty support the VRig. The VRig’s small footprint and extreme stability as well as multiple accessories provided the production company Here Be Dragons with safer, faster and more creative options than ever before.
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24 AJA FS-HDRs Power 4K/UHD HDR Conversion for BetaMedia/DBW Mobile Productions
24 AJA FS-HDRs Power 4K/UHD HDR Conversion for BetaMedia/DBW Mobile Productions
A Swiss army knife for 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD HDR/SDR workflows, FS-HDR bridges real time HDR to HDR, HDR to SDR and SDR to HDR conversion, and enables real time camera log conversions.
Italian production company BetaMedia delivers a range of television programming for clients including Endemol, Infront, and OBS, among others, with credits spanning “Big Brother Italy,” “Master Chef,” the Alpine Skiing World Cup, Olympics and Series A Football Championship. The company recently joined forces with DBW to develop one of Italy’s first IP-based 4K HDR Outside Broadcast (OB) vans, the Esterna 14. To blend incoming and outgoing signals for 4K/UltraHD HDR, HD HDR and HD SDR broadcasts, BetaMedia recently invested in 24 AJA FS-HDR converters for real-time HDR and WCG conversion.
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Visit Timeline's IP 4K HDR outside broadcast truck at BVE 2018
Visit Timeline's IP 4K HDR outside broadcast truck at BVE 2018
Visit Timeline at BVE, 27 February - 1 March 2018, on Stand #Q55
Timeline would like to invite you to visit Timeline's award-winning, IP 4K HDR outside broadcast truck at BVE 2018. Meet with the Timeline team and see our triple-expanding, 32-camera outside broadcast truck, UHD2, from 27 February - 1 March on stand #Q55, at the Excel, London. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the truck and get hands-on experience of IP technology, our 4K wireless camera and much much more...
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Sonnet's 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive Now Shipping
Sonnet's 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive Now Shipping
Bus-Powered, Pocket-Size Portable Storage Device Delivers Data Transfers up to 2600 MB/s, Mac® and Windows® Compatible
Sonnet Technologies today announced that the new 1TB version of its popular Fusion™ Thunderbolt™ 3 PCIe® Flash Drive is now shipping. A rugged, pocket-size solid-state drive (SSD) storage device with a Thunderbolt 3 interface, the Mac®- and Windows®-compatible drive is equipped with 1TB of NVMe flash storage and leverages the 40Gbps bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 to deliver data transfer speeds up to 2600 MB/s.
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SMPTE Issues Call for Papers for SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
SMPTE Issues Call for Papers for SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Deadline for Technical Manuscript Proposal Submission Is May 28
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, has issued a call for technical manuscript proposals for the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2018), which will be held Oct. 23-25 at a new venue, the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. Authors must submit their proposals by May 28.
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New JVC PTZ Production Cameras Provide Flexibility for RiversideTV
New JVC PTZ Production Cameras Provide Flexibility for RiversideTV
RiversideTV produces original programming and provides coverage of government meetings.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced RiversideTV, the government access channel for the City of Riverside, Calif., has purchased 10 JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras for multi-camera coverage of government meetings and local programming. A longtime JVC customer, RiversideTV also recently added GY‑LS300 4KCAM Super 35 cameras and GY-HM200SP sports production cameras for other projects.
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Football Channel Upgrades to HD with PlayBox Technology Neo
Football Channel Upgrades to HD with PlayBox Technology Neo
See PlayBox Technology Limited on Booth N4520 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Moscow-based satellite broadcaster Football Channel has completed a major upgrade of the graphics, scheduling and playout system at its studios on the city's southwestern perimeter. The project was performed in cooperation with PlayBox Technology distribution partner Systems Video Graphics Animation LLC (SVGA) which is also located in the Russian capital.
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NAB2018: Digital Nirvana to Show Cloud-based Caption Generation, Synchronization and Video Logging
NAB2018: Digital Nirvana to Show Cloud-based Caption Generation, Synchronization and Video Logging
Cloud-based caption generation, caption synchronization and video logging services among booth highlights
Digital Nirvana to showcase its full suite of media management products and services at the upcoming 2018 NAB Show, running from April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
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Magewell to Expand Video Interface Offerings at 2018 NAB Show
Magewell to Expand Video Interface Offerings at 2018 NAB Show
Major new product unveiling to join demonstrations of recent and established solutions for bridging traditional video signals with software-defined systems
Building on the momentum from the company's highly-successful ISE presence in Europe earlier this month, Magewell will bring its growing range of high-performance video interface solutions to the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. Exhibiting in booth SU6324, the award-winning developer will demonstrate how its feature-rich solutions reliably and cost-effectively help end-users, systems integrators and OEM product designers incorporate professional video and audio signals into today's software-based media workflows.
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Custom Consoles Reports Strong Demand for Technical Control Desks
Custom Consoles Reports Strong Demand for Technical Control DesksCustom Consoles reports sustained high demand for technical furniture across the broadcast and and wider engineering control markets. The past year alone has included major projects for RTL City in Luxembourg, RT's new production studios in Paris, EVS in Liège, TV3 in Dublin, Netherlands-based virtual reality studio Miraga3D and the London studios of satellite broadcaster Al Sharqiya. Custom Consoles also marked its 21st anniversary year with the introduction of the EditOne-Radio desk.
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DVEO Launches VIDEO PLATFORM II Advertising-Based Managed-Delivery Platform
DVEO Launches VIDEO PLATFORM II Advertising-Based Managed-Delivery Platform
Advertising Based "YourBranded"and Managed Delivery Platform for Content Delivery Almost Everywhere on Almost Any Device Powerful Digital Command Center Brings Simplicity, Control and Connectedness to the Management of Your Content
DVEO®, a well respected supplier to leading telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, has announced its ground-breaking, fully managed streaming video content delivery platform for Telco TV/OTT and cable operators, service providers, universities, and businesses. Currently being tested by a few customers, VIDEO PLATFORM II™ is the company's latest endeavor to change the face of digital media delivery and unite technology via simplicity in a single command center for content owners.
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Hollywood Professional Association announces HPA Creative Tech UK 2018
Hollywood Professional Association announces HPA Creative Tech UK 2018
Content Creation Community Gathers for Intensive One-Day Conference in Central London
Building upon the foundation of the HPA Tech Retreat in the U.K. and the U.S., the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced HPA Creative Tech UK 2018, presented by SMPTE Ltd., a one-day, intensive symposium featuring panels, technology, and networking. HPA Creative Tech UK 2018 will take place on 27 June at the Ham Yard Hotel in the heart of London’s Soho district.
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NextComputing Introduces Radius TR, the First Portable AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processor Based System
NextComputing, renowned designers of innovative, incredibly small workstations for the creative professional community, announce the release of the first portable workstation incorporating the AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processor, the Radius TR. Creators now have the ability to take the power to create with them anywhere.
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WCPMedia Services Awarded Digital Production Partnership's COMMITTED TO SECURITY Shields
WCPMedia Services Awarded Digital Production Partnership's COMMITTED TO SECURITY Shields
Cloud-based media management company is among the first to meet DPP’s security requirements for both production and broadcast.
WCPMedia Services, whose cloud-based media management platform is used by entertainment companies worldwide to produce, market and distribute film and television content, has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership’s “Committed to Security” shields for production and broadcast. The shields signify WCPMedia Services’ adherence to best practices for security in areas including physical security, authentication, IT and legal compliance. WCPMedia becomes one of two dozen technology leaders to meet DPP’s stringent security requirements, and one of first three companies to earn security shields for both broadcast and production.
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Streambox To Present Next Generation 12-bit, 4:4:4 ACT-L5 Codec and Exhibit Post Production Solutions at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Desert
Streambox To Present Next Generation 12-bit, 4:4:4 ACT-L5 Codec and Exhibit Post Production Solutions at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm DesertStreambox will present upcoming next-generation video compression technology, ACT-L5 Codec, their new modular 4K/2K/HD Rackmount encoder and decoder, and Cloud and software solutions for low latency live remote sessions at the 2018 Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat. The next generation ACT-L5 Codec produces the 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB color profile required for cinematic, episodic, and commercial color grading and editing. This is also ideal for live events, digital signage, and broadcast video where High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is desired.
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Piksel Faith Introduces Enhanced Viewer Analytics at National Religious Broadcasters Convention
Piksel Faith Introduces Enhanced Viewer Analytics at National Religious Broadcasters Convention
Service provides faith-based organizations with powerful ‘at-a-glance’ viewing analysis
Piksel Faith, a global provider of professional and managed services that helps faith-based organizations build and grow their digital media presence, will be unveiling a significantly enhanced and extended version of its viewer analytics platform at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention in Nashville Tennessee on Booth 137.
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Soundtheory Ships GULLFOSS Intelligent Automatic Equalizer
Soundtheory Ships GULLFOSS Intelligent Automatic Equalizer
Now available at a special introductory price
Having introduced their first audio plug-in at the 2018 NAMM Show, Soundtheory is now shipping GULLFOSS, an intelligent automatic equalizer that uses unique computational auditory perception technology to identify and resolve problems in the frequency balance of your signal.
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Sigma Corporation Announces Launch of its First Web Magazine “SEIN Online”
Sigma Corporation Announces Launch of its First Web Magazine “SEIN Online”
The company’s internal digital magazine will feature a variety of content highlighting the art of photography
Sigma Corporation is proud to announce the launch of its first online publication, SEIN Online. An original web magazine available in both English and Japanese, SEIN Online aims to share Sigma’s passion and respect for visual culture and the art of photography, highlight the company’s unique approach to manufacturing, and shed light on the challenges involved in its quest to create the world’s best optical gear.
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UFCW Asks Leading Female Filmmakers to End Partnership with Walmart’s Oscars Campaign
UFCW Asks Leading Female Filmmakers to End Partnership with Walmart’s Oscars Campaign
UFCW publishes full page ad in Variety after sending letter to Melissa McCarthy, Dee Rees, and Nancy Meyers on Walmart’s track record with women
In light of Walmart’s track record of mistreating its women workforce, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) and the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Secretary-Treasurer, Esther Lopez, sent a joint letter to Melissa McCarthy, Dee Rees, and Nancy Meyers, urging them to stand up for the rights of working women and end their Oscars Awards partnership with Walmart.
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VUZIX Basics Video Now Available for Public Sale as a SaaS Subscription via the Vuzix App Store
VUZIX Basics Video Now Available for Public Sale as a SaaS Subscription via the Vuzix App StoreVuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that VUZIX Basics™ Video, a remote support and telepresence application, is now available for download from the Vuzix App store for new and existing M300 users.   VUZIX Basics Video offers essential video collaboration functionality in a secure and simple to use SaaS (software as a service) subscription offering for the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses.
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NAB 2018: TVU Networks to Showcase HEVC Advancements and Range of New and Updated IP Video Solutions
NAB 2018: TVU Networks to Showcase HEVC Advancements and Range of New and Updated IP Video Solutions
The company’s TVU Timelock and TVU Transcriber are among the products and technologies that will make their NAB debut
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will showcase a variety of new and updated IP based products and technologies at the upcoming NAB Show. The company will continue its technological advancements to HEVC, and will show its entire HEVC solution set integrated with the company’s proprietary video transmission technology, Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+).
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SMPTE 2017 Presentations Are Now on YouTube, Papers in IEEE Xplore Digital Library
SMPTE 2017 Presentations Are Now on YouTube, Papers in IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Society's Release of SMPTE 2017 Video Enables Broad Access to Latest Perspectives and Research on Media and Entertainment Technologies and Business Models
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, has published more than 50 videos of the expert paper presentations delivered at the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017) on its YouTube channel. SMPTE 2017 took place in October 2017 in Los Angeles.
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Panasonic Launches New AK-UC4000 Camera System—4K, HDR and HD Slow Motion Capable
Panasonic Launches New AK-UC4000 Camera System—4K, HDR and HD Slow Motion Capable
AK-UC4000 raises the bar for 4K HDR performance and future-proof infrastructure.
Panasonic has announced the addition of the AK-UC4000 studio camera to its system camera line, joining the current AK-UC3000 4K HDR capable-camera and the AK-HC5000 1080p 4x high-speed HDR capable-system. It brings together the features of both and raises the bar for 4K HDR performance and future-proof infrastructure.
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Partners converge on Boxer stand at BVE 2018
Partners converge on Boxer stand at BVE 2018
Major partners on hand to ensure safe and profitable passage into IP Video and AI
Boxer, a leading a UK solution provider for the video, film and TV markets, has acknowledged the importance of BVE 2018 to its growth strategy by sharing Stand JO8 with best-of-breed regional and global partners dedicated to resolving the uncertainties surrounding disruptive technology trends by providing trusted, objective guidance for those about to navigate the accelerating rapids of IP Video and AI.
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Rugged 24-Channel Small Diameter Tactical Fiber Optic Cables by Camplex
Rugged 24-Channel Small Diameter Tactical Fiber Optic Cables by CamplexCamplex, a leading US manufacturer of fiber optic cable solutions and accessories, today announced the availability of a new 24-channel, small-diameter tactical fiber cable series for harsh environments where size and weight are concerns.
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EditShare Receives AS-11 DPP Certification for Its QUALES QC Solution
EditShare Receives AS-11 DPP Certification for Its QUALES QC Solution
See automated quality control stand alone or integrated within media asset management workflow at BVE 2018 on stand H14
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced that its award-winning QUALES Automatic Quality Control and file verification solution has earned AS-11 UK DPP Certification. Adding AS-11 UK DPP compliance to QUALES AQC’s list of supported global delivery standards ensures productions adhere to key UK file delivery guidelines as set by a conglomerate of UK broadcasters. QUALES will now verify that media files comply with the DPP AS-11 standard, which was developed in conjunction with the US Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA).
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Rotolight Illuminates BAFTA-Nominated Film
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced its lighting has been used in the BAFTA-nominated Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. The movie, starring Annette Bening (American Beauty; The Women; The Search) and Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot; Fantastic Four; 6 Days), follows the romance between a Hollywood leading lady and a young actor.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards Winners
Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards WinnersThe Motion Picture Sound Editors tonight presented the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, special venue and other media. Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Paul Ottosson presented the annual MPSE Filmmaker Award to Director Kathryn Bigelow. Supervising Sound Editor Alan Robert Murray presented the Career Achievement Award to Sound Designer and Field Recordist John P. Fasal.
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American Society of Cinematographers Announces Winners in All Categories
American Society of Cinematographers Announces Winners in All Categories
“Blade Runner 2049” Wins American Society of Cinematographers Award; “The Crown,” “12 Monkeys,” and “Genius” Take Top Prizes in TV; “November” Claims Spotlight Award
Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC claimed the coveted Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture for his work on “Blade Runner 2049” at the 32nd Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Mart Taniel, ESC was given the Spotlight Award for “November.” In the TV categories, winners included Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC for “The Crown;” Boris Mojsovski, CSC for “12 Monkeys;” and Mathias Herndl, AAC for “Genius.” The awards ceremony took place tonight in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
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Take advantage of education discount for Avid Connect 2018
Take advantage of education discount for Avid Connect 2018
Avid Connect conference at the Wynn Las Vegas, April 6-8 2018
Register now for Avid Connect 2018. It’s your opportunity to learn, and be heard! Many want to know what it takes to become a feature film editor today. What's the secret to put them on the 'inside track' and break into the film editing profession? Get the latest perspective from industry insiders, veteran film editor Lawrence Jordan, ACE (Back To the Future, Netflix's Naked) and assistant editor Richard Sanchez (Suicide Squad).
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announces Presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announces Presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards
The 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 18th
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announces presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 18th at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Three-time Academy Award-winning Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor Paul Ottosson will present the 2018 MPSE Filmmaker Award to director Kathryn Bigelow. The 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award will be presented to Sound Designer and Field Recordist John P. Fasal by two-time Academy Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor Alan Robert Murray.
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Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
The entire install relies on a single mode 24 core optical fiber network, with a Smart Videohub 40x40 for signal management throughout Pride Park Stadium.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that Derby County Football Club (DCFC) has invested in a multi camera live production workflow featuring the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Micro Studio Camera 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K. Led by head of broadcast, Matt Reeder, and Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Fisher, DCFC has taken the unprecedented decision and become one of the first Championship clubs to broadcast its own extensive coverage of its English Football League (EFL) fixtures as well as a wide range of pre and post match content via the club’s streaming platform, RamsTV.
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Footage.net Signs on to Sponsor FOCAL International Awards 2018
Footage.net Signs on to Sponsor FOCAL International Awards 2018Footage.net, the stock, archival and news footage search engine, has signed on as a Bronze Sponsor of the 2018 FOCAL International Awards. Now in its 15th year, the FOCAL International Awards celebrate the best use of archive and stock footage in all variety of production genres, across all media platforms. The awards also recognize the researchers, technicians and producers that access, maintain and use this precious resource with Awards for best archive researcher, library and restoration work. All awards will be presented the night of June 14, 2018 at an elegant black-tie gala at the Troxy, London.
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Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Capture Season Two of NBC's BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Capture Season Two of NBC's BETTER LATE THAN NEVERBlackmagic Design today announced that Director of Photography David Ortkiese used Micro Cinema Cameras and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders to capture and monitor in-vehicle and exterior camera shots for season two of NBC's hit series “Better Late Than Never.” The show follows five globe-trotting stars - Henry Winkler, William Shatner, George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and comedian Jeff Dye - as they set off on a wildly entertaining journey to Munich, Berlin, Lithuania, Sweden, Barcelona, Madrid and Morocco.
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Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema Camera
Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema CameraPanasonic has announced the immediately availability of a free firmware 1.12 upgrade for the new AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera that expands lens compatibility for a number of popular Sigma ART lenses. The firmware 1.12 is available for download at
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FUJIFILM Announces Ultra-Compact Cinema Lenses for X Mount Digital Cameras
FUJIFILM Announces Ultra-Compact Cinema Lenses for X Mount Digital Cameras
High Performance, Lightweight Cinema Lenses for the X Series Line of Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Digital Cameras
FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the launch of FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9 cinema lenses for X Mount, new additions to the X Series line of interchangeable lenses.
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L-com Launches New IP67-Rated Industrial USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies and Coupler
L-com Launches New IP67-Rated Industrial USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies and CouplerL-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of IP67-rated, industrial USB 3.0 cable assemblies and a coupler for use in demanding industrial and military communications applications.
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SMPTE's 'Magic and Miracles' Book Now Shipping
SMPTE's 'Magic and Miracles' Book Now Shipping
Deluxe 350-Page Hardcover Book Uses Images, Essays, and Interviews to Document a Century of Moving Imaging Science and Technology
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that "Magic and Miracles: 100 Years of Moving Imaging Science and Technology," a full-color, hardcover book documenting a century of innovation fueled by SMPTE's standards work, is now shipping. The book will remain available at its pre-order price — $59.94 for SMPTE Members and $75 for non-members — through March 15.
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TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
NAB Booth SL1205 highlights include 55” OLED model and expanded high-end LCD monitor range
TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, is returning to NAB 2018 with an expanded range of UHD/4K monitors, a 55” precision OLED monitor, and additional display sizes to extend the Company’s popular hi-end LCD series. The line-up reflects the company’s pioneering spirit and commitment to address the constantly changing needs of broadcast, production, post-production, and multi-viewer applications. All TVLogic monitors will be on display in Booth SL 1205.
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Facilis Technology Unveils New Version of Multi-User Shared File Storage System at NAB 2018
Facilis Technology Unveils New Version of Multi-User Shared File Storage System at NAB 2018
Builds on success of significant new Hub Server technology to benefit new and existing TerraBlock systems
Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will introduce the latest version of its award-winning multi-user shared storage system.
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Matrox at Broadcast Video Expo BVE 2018 — Product Preview
Matrox at Broadcast Video Expo BVE 2018 — Product PreviewMatrox® Video will be at Broadcast Video Expo 2018 demonstrating a comprehensive range of products for today’s most demanding broadcast workflows. The show lineup includes the complete Monarch portfolio of H.264 encoders for streaming and recording, the newly-launched Monarch LCS Radar application for intuitive monitoring of multiple Monarch LCS units, the VS4Recorder Pro multi-camera recording software for frame-accurate, quad-channel recording, and the Extio 3 IP KVM extender for real-time extension and switching at low-bitrates. Matrox product experts will also be on hand to discuss the industry’s most diverse selection of SDI and SMPTE ST 2110 I/O hardware for OEMs.
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Densitron introduces HMI Package with its new ‘Aurora SBX™’ Single Board Computer and versatile software
Densitron introduces HMI Package with its new ‘Aurora SBX™’ Single Board Computer and versatile software
Creating a stable system and development ecosystem to reduce time to market for broadcast applications
On show in the US for the first time since its recent launch, a new single board computer (SBC) with extremely versatile, application-specific software will be one of the highlights introduced by Densitron (NAB stand C9032), a creator of display technologies and global leader in display, monitor and embedded computing solutions. Developed by the company’s Embedded division, the appropriately named “Aurora SBX™” (derived from the Latin for first light) will help engineers using Densitron displays and electronics within new broadcast applications to accelerate the development process and bring their products to market faster.
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PlayBox Technology Names Pixsel as Master Distributor for East Africa
PlayBox Technology Names Pixsel as Master Distributor for East Africa
See PlayBox Technology Limited on Booth N4520 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
PlayBox Technology announces a major addition to its global sales and support network with the appointment of Pixsel Africa Limited as master distributor for East Africa. Based in Nairobi, the company will provide demonstration, sales, systems integration and post-sale support to new and existing PlayBox Technology customers across Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
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The Third Floor Receives VES Virtual Cinematography Award
The Third Floor Receives VES Virtual Cinematography Award
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Wins Year’s Top Virtual Cinematography Honors, Recognizing Work by The Third Floor and Framestore
Artists at international visualization studio THE THIRD FLOOR, Inc. have received this year’s Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Photoreal Project for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Groot Dance/Opening Fight. The award was presented to nominees James Baker (previs/postvis supervisor) and Steven Lo (previs lead) of THE THIRD FLOOR and nominees Alvise Avati (animator) and Robert Stipp (lighting technical director) of Framestore, representing the companies’ extensive digital cinematography work.
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AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
The Mobile TV Group mobile unit houses 14 AJA FS-HDRs for real time HDR conversion and 4K/UltraHD/HD frame synchronization as well as 12 AJA FS1-Xs and 12 AJA UDCs for HD up, down, cross-conversion and frame-synching.
Piecing together the right combination of equipment for a mobile production truck is challenging, but establishing a workflow for a 4K/UltraHD HDR truck is a whole new ball game, one that Mobile TV Group’s (MTVG) Peter Wehner excels at. As Director of Engineering, Wehner is one of the architects behind MTVG’s 30 mobile production units, which service more than 4,000 sporting and entertainment productions a year for CBS, CNBC, Fox and DIRECTV, among others.
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12G-SDI System from Blackmagic Design Used for 4K60p Live Coverage at Slackline World Cup
12G-SDI System from Blackmagic Design Used for 4K60p Live Coverage at Slackline World CupBlackmagic Design announced today that Tokyo based production company UVN built a 12G-SDI workflow for the 4K60p live broadcast and HD stream of the Slackline World Cup Japan 2017. The workflow was built with HyperDeck Studio 12G, Teranex Mini 12G-SDI converters and a number of other Blackmagic Design broadcast products, including the ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and Blackmagic Web Presenter.
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Sigma Debuts the 14-24mm F2.8 Art Lens at WPPI 2018
Sigma Debuts the 14-24mm F2.8 Art Lens at WPPI 2018
Attendees are invited to the Sigma booth to test out the newly announced wide aperture zoom, join in on conversations with Sigma Pros and win prizes
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, will showcase the latest addition to its robust line of Sigma Global Vision and Cine lenses - the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens - at the 2018 WPPI Expo held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from February 26-28. The 14-24mm DG HSM Art is the perfect lens to help wedding and event photographers capture grandiose scenes with crystal clear wide-angle shots. Not only will attendees have the opportunity to test-drive Sigma’s full line of SGV lenses at booth 810, but also interact with seasoned Sigma Pros. Furthermore, attendees can enter for a chance to win a 24-70mm F2.8 Art lens and a host of other photography accessories and special prizes!
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Cornell University Raises its Game Streaming Live Sports with Telestream Wirecast
Cornell University Raises its Game Streaming Live Sports with Telestream Wirecast
Wirecast systems help deliver HD-quality live streams of Big Red home games to the Ivy League Digital Network, ESPN3, and Facebook Live
The streaming media revolution has thrust the nation’s top college athletics departments into the role of full-fledged college sports broadcast networks. Using Telestream Wirecast live streaming production software, the athletics department at Cornell University is able to meet the challenge, delivering HD-quality live streams of Big Red home games to ESPN3, Facebook Live and the Ivy League Digital Network, a 9-channel Internet sportscasting service that broadcasts Ivy League games.
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Quantum Products at the 2018 NAB Show
Quantum Products at the 2018 NAB Show
2018 NAB Show Preview Quantum Booth SL8511 April 7 – 12
At the 2018 NAB Show, Quantum will present its latest innovations for demanding storage workflows, including major new enhancements for its Xcellis® workflow storage family and the StorNext® shared file system and data management platform.
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Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware, producer of data management software Archiware P5 and Pure, exhibits its latest developments at the BVE 2018 in London from February 27th to March 1st. Special showcases include a live demonstration of Archive and Backup to the Cloud, the new solution with QNAP and partner integrations at Archiware and distributor JPY’s stand F27.
The BVExpo is a premier event for professionals in the Media and Entertainment industry. This year, Archiware presents the newest Cloud features for its P5 software suite modules P5 Backup and P5 Archive. Supported Cloud services include Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Generic S3 and Backblaze. The flexibility of the P5 modules is further demonstrated through a live setup of Backup and Archive to the latest LTO tape technology.
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Dalet Headlines IMF and Orchestrated Workflows at BVE 2018
Dalet Headlines IMF and Orchestrated Workflows at BVE 2018
Experts and leaders in global file format discuss best practices and technology for production and delivery across enterprise content supply chain
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will showcase its enterprise media asset management and orchestration solutions at the upcoming BVE 2018 event on stand H19. Experts will be available to discuss critical IMF and orchestration workflows trends within the content supply chain and specifically how Dalet solutions can manage and scale IMF package production and distribution, allowing facilities to lower costs and industrialize processes.
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Oscar®-Nominated Cinematographer Jerry Henry Relies on Hawk-Woods’ Sticky Battery to Power Gear
Oscar®-Nominated Cinematographer Jerry Henry Relies on Hawk-Woods’ Sticky Battery to Power GearNewly available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film, the Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery packs a big punch in a small package. Fitting comfortably in the palm of a hand, the battery comes in two versions, 38Wh and 75Wh, and is capable of powering cameras, lights, rigs and other gear for hours.
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Wazee Digital 2018 NAB Show, April 9-12 at the Wynn Hotel, Encore Salon Suite
Wazee Digital 2018 NAB Show, April 9-12 at the Wynn Hotel, Encore Salon Suite
Wazee Digital to feature Core and Digital Media Hub at NAB 2018
At the 2018 NAB Show, Wazee Digital will highlight Digital Media Hub, a powerful, centralized, software-as-a-service (SaaS) based solution that allows video content to be captured and made immediately available for global access. Through Digital Media Hub's elegant user interface, customers can acquire, distribute, enhance, license, and publish metadata-enriched media gleaned from production, postproduction, marketing, and even live-event environments.
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Sohonet Heads to the Desert for HPA Tech Retreat 2018
Sohonet Heads to the Desert for HPA Tech Retreat 2018
Supersession, Innovation Zone, and Connection Highlight Sohonet’s Role in an Important Event
Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity and media services, has unveiled its plans for the HPA Tech Retreat, including participation in a panel during the Supersession and in demonstrations in the Innovation Zone. The 23rd Annual HPA Tech Retreat will be held in Palm Springs (Palm Desert), Calif. from February 19-23.
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MORNING READY Continues SAM Success In Morning News Promotion
MORNING READY Continues SAM Success In Morning News Promotion
Package includes Full Song/60s/30s/20s/15s/10s and IDs.
Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding®, has announced the launch of “Morning Ready.” Previous morning image campaigns from Stephen Arnold Music, which include “All About Early,” “Waking Up My Day” and “Everywhere I Go,” have enjoyed success in more than 100 markets. “Morning Ready,” the latest in this popular series, provides local stations with a cost-effective marketing toolkit to maximize their morning promotions.
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213 Musical Artists Call on Congress to Pass CLASSICS Act and Fix Pre-1972 Loophole for Legacy Artists
213 Musical Artists Call on Congress to Pass CLASSICS Act and Fix Pre-1972 Loophole for Legacy Artists
Music Organizations and Artists Press Congress to Consolidate Widely Backed Music Licensing Reforms Into Single Bill
An unprecedented coalition of 213 musical artists, supported by eight leading music organizations, called upon the U.S. Congress to pass the CLASSICS Act, bipartisan legislation pending in both the House and Senate to address one of copyright law’s most glaring loopholes.
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Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806
Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806At the 2018 NAB Show, Masstech will feature its FlashNet media object storage application and MassStore media services framework, two industry-leading solutions that enable flexible, efficient media and storage management on-premise, in the cloud, and in hybrid configurations. The company's solutions offer unparalleled support for cloud vendors including Amazon, Wasabi, Cloudian, and MS Azure and for all industry-leading MAM, PAM, NRCS, automation, video server, and library solutions. Masstech also will focus on the flexibility of FlashNet and MassStore in delivering disaster recovery (DR) solutions optimized for any price point and DR strategy — from simple content replication to full archive duplication.
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ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
Developer of award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS media storage and server appliances will also host Breakfast Round Table discussion on Cloud Storage in M&E
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be demonstrating new features of its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server platform at the HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone in Palm Springs, CA. The Innovation Zone is an invitation only space for exhibitors to share their latest technologies for digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, and video with attendees. The event will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA from 19th – 23rd February 2018.
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Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples adds FOR-A’s HVS-390 Video Switcher
Florida Presbyterian house of worship Covenant Church of Naples | PCA was in the market last year for a new video switcher to use during its weekend services. With cost efficiency, reliability, and a 2 M/E unit top of mind, the church found everything it was looking for in FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher, and the house of worship recently purchased the unit.
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Sound Devices Acquires UK Wireless Manufacturer Audio Limited
Sound Devices Acquires UK Wireless Manufacturer Audio LimitedSound Devices, LLC is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Audio Limited, the UK manufacturer and developer of high-performance wireless microphone systems. Audio Ltd., now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sound Devices, continues to operate out of its Watford, UK offices with Kishore Patel and Lee Stone continuing as managing director and technical director, respectively.
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Footage.net to Showcase Leading Footage Companies & Industry Directory at NAB
Footage.net to Showcase Leading Footage Companies & Industry Directory at NAB
Footage.net's 2018 NAB exhibition will feature a diverse group of leading footage providers, as well as their newly published guide to the stock footage industry, specially printed for distribution at the show.
Six prominent footage companies have signed on so far to take part in Footage.net's 2018 NAB exhibition, set to take place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Current participants include Bridgeman Images, FootageBank, Global ImageWorks, INA, Reelin' in the Years Productions and the WPA Film Library. More footage companies are expected to sign on soon.
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Storm Broadcast appointed as sole distributor for Signum products for UK and Ireland
Storm Broadcast appointed as sole distributor for Signum products for UK and Ireland
See Signum on the Storm Broadcast stand N24 at BVE Expo 2018 - 27 February - 1 March, EXCEL London
Munich based company Signum has appointed Storm Broadcast as sole distributor for its products in the UK and Ireland. Signum Bildtechnik is a German company specialised in image processing equipment for TV studios and broadcasters, playlist management and playout solutions, with sales in Europe, North America, Latin America and India and a strong relationship for over 15 years with Germany's largest broadcasters ARD and ZDF.
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SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
Impressive Depth and Breadth of BVE Sessions Reflect Significant Organizational Support From the Society and Its Members in the UK
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that numerous SMPTE members will be presenting at BVE 2018, which runs Feb. 27 to March 1 in London. More than 40 SMPTE Sustaining Members will also be exhibiting with stands at the event.
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Pixel Power StreamMaster implements NewTek NDI® thanks to future-proof software defined architecture
Pixel Power StreamMaster implements NewTek NDI® thanks to future-proof software defined architecture
Growing support for NewTek NDI makes it an ideal additional streaming format for StreamMaster based playout and low latency proxy monitoring
Pixel Power, the global automation, branding and graphics innovator, has added the NewTek’s NDI® technology to its StreamMaster integrated playout platform. NDI is a royalty-free standard that can be readily implemented across an IP infrastructure and is supported by a broad mix of vendors, ensuring broadcasters and media companies can build a complete infrastructure around it.
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Wycliffe Bible Translations upgrades video systems with AV encoders and decoders from Visionary Solutions
Wycliffe Bible Translations upgrades video systems with AV encoders and decoders from Visionary SolutionsSince 1942 Wycliffe Bible Translators has worked with people around the world to translate the Bible into as many languages as possible. The organization has helped provide access to Scripture for more than 3,000 languages since it was founded 75 years ago, and has set a goal of starting Bible translation in the remaining 1,600 living languages by 2025.
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Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian station
Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian stationELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its long-time customer Broadcast Network Connections (BNC) is deploying an ELEMENTS NAS 60bay plus JBOD expansion in PyeongChang to establish a steady connection for transmissions between onsite editing and producers in Vienna, Austria. BNC, a Berlin-based production company, has been contracted by Austria’s public (service) broadcaster ORF for ingest and content management during the global sports event to ensure up-to-the-minute coverage.
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Ventuz Technology Announces Launch of New Version of their Real-Time Graphics Software
Ventuz Technology Announces Launch of New Version of their Real-Time Graphics SoftwareWith Ventuz X, software developer Ventuz Technology is releasing the most comprehensive approach to high-end content production yet. At the center of the latest version lies a new motion graphics and data visualization workflow specifically designed for the presentation of mass data. The new motion graphics and data viz tool in Ventuz X functions as an effect suite for the high-end visualization of mass data sources. With a new design-driven approach, it offers a wide array of graphical possibilities for dynamic, complex information, such as heat maps and point clouds. Additionally, these graphics can now be animated easily, serving for a better visual impact.
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Sim Camera Responds to Increased Demand With New Hires and Promotions
Sim Camera Responds to Increased Demand With New Hires and Promotions
Jaymie Bickford promoted to Vice President Camera U.S., and Bill Russell hired as Vice President of Camera Sales U.S.
John DeBoer, President of Sim Camera, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jaymie Bickfordto VP Camera, U.S., and the hiring of Bill Russell to VP Sales, Camera U.S. Sim Camera is a division of Sim, North American leaders providing end-to-end solutions for TV and feature film production and post production in LA, Vancouver, Toronto, New York and Atlanta.
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Pebble Beach Systems Announces NAB 2018 Product Lineup
Pebble Beach Systems Announces NAB 2018 Product Lineup
Latest versions of award-winning virtualized IP channel solution, automation, CiaB, web-based remote management and content management workflow engine on display
At NAB 2018, on booth SL4528, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, will be showcasing its latest range of solutions, including: the deployment of multiple virtualized channels in the cloud with Orca; Lighthouse, a web-based remote management and monitoring tool for the Marina automation system; and Beluga, a content management system focused on the tasks of preparing content for playout and distribution.
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PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las Vegas
PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las VegasPlayBox Technology will exhibit the latest advances to its Neo and CloudAir broadcast channel branding and playout solutions at the US National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Monday April 9 to Thursday April 12, 2018. The CloudAir demonstration will be held in conjunction with AWS Marketplace.
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Storm Broadcast to preview OnMedia at BVE Expo
Storm Broadcast to preview OnMedia at BVE Expo
See Storm Broadcast on stand N24 at BVE Expo 2018 - 27 February - 1 March, EXCEL London
Storm Broadcast presents a unique opportunity to preview OnMedia at BVE, ahead of its release at NAB. OnMedia is a unique end-to-end solution for social management and broadcast graphics, all in one package. OnMedia is the development resulting from Brainstorm and never.no’s partnership as leaders of Project VisualMedia in the Europe 2020 Horizon framework programme funded by the European Commission. OnMedia will be officially released at NAB 2018 in April in Las Vegas.
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Sonnet 2018 NAB Show Preview April 7 – 12 Booth SL10224
Sonnet 2018 NAB Show Preview April 7 – 12 Booth SL10224
Sonnet Technologies to show new Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics Solutions
(February 12, 2018) At the 2018 NAB Show, Sonnet will showcase its new eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650, a Thunderbolt™ 3 to eGPU PCI Express® (PCIe®) card expansion system designed and qualified specifically for large, power-hungry video graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, including the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64, Radeon Pro WX 9100, 9100 SSG and overclocked NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series-based cards.
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Patching Solutions Leader Bittree Bringing 40th Anniversary Celebrations to 2018 NAB Show
Patching Solutions Leader Bittree Bringing 40th Anniversary Celebrations to 2018 NAB Show
Trusted innovator will feature new and recent video, audio and data patchbay developments in booth SU3417
Hot on the heels of the company's successful first NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) exhibit, Bittree will bring its 40th anniversary festivities to the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 9 to 12. Showcasing its high-quality video, audio and data patching solutions in booth SU3417, the company will celebrate its four decades of leadership in the broadcast, professional audio/video and musical instrument markets with demonstrations of new and recent product innovations.
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Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
See Octopus on Booth SL7627 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Octopus Newsroom will debut version 8.1 of its industry-leading newsroom computer system to the American broadcast market at the April 9-12 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Exhibiting on booth SL7627 – South Hall, Lower – the company will be represented by Gene Sudduth (National Sales Director for North America), Gianluca Bertuzzi (Sales Manager for Latin America) and management teams from Europe and Asia.
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Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018
Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018Highlight of the Camera Corps exhibit on the Vitec Group stand (G14) at BVE 2018 will be the latest upgrade to the Q-Ball miniature robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus camera. Previewed at NAB New York in October and now being introduced for rental or purchase, the Qx incorporates all the strengths of its predecessors plus a more advanced camera module.
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SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
Code is Part of Sweeping Four Pillars of Change Approach to Achieving a Harassment Free Workplace and Advancing Equity
SAG-AFTRA today released a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment as part of a broader program to protect its members and to confront harassment and advance equity in the workplace.
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Bose Professional Releases Major Update to ControlSpace Designer Software
Bose Professional Releases Major Update to ControlSpace Designer Software
Advanced algorithms, tools and device support for new ControlSpace conferencing systems
Bose Professional ControlSpace Designer software (CSD) version 5.0.1 is now available for download today from PRO.BOSE.COM. This latest release features a powerful suite of new features, tools and algorithms, allowing designers to effectively and quickly create versatile audio systems. CSD 5.0.1 includes specific functions aimed at streamlining the workflow of audio conferencing installations with the new ControlSpace EX conferencing processor and under-table Dante™ endpoints. ControlSpace Designer software 5.0.1 provides all the necessary tools and functions to configure both audio processing and network operation of Bose ControlSpace processors, endpoints and PowerMatch® amplifiers. This software update adds the following new functionality:
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Rising Sun Pictures Expands Education Program to Meet the Demands of a Growing Visual Effects Industry in South Australia
Rising Sun Pictures Expands Education Program to Meet the Demands of a Growing Visual Effects Industry in South AustraliaRising Sun Pictures continues to be at the forefront of education and training by providing students with the necessary skill set required to fulfill VFX jobs in South Australia and around the globe. RSP Education, in partnership with University of South Australia, has recently expanded the successful programs to meet the growing global demand for world-class VFX graduates. The highly-regarded courses aid aspiring artists to make the leap from the classroom to the production floor.
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NIM Labs’ NIM 2.8 studio management update allows for increased customizability via an expanded API
NIM Labs’ NIM 2.8 studio management update allows for increased customizability via an expanded API
NIM Labs’ expanded API allows for studio-wide media browsing, enhanced dailies support, and much more
Today NIM Labs, creator of studio management platform NIM, announces the availability of NIM 2.8. The 2.8 release includes significant updates to the API, a scheduling UI refresh, studio-wide media browsing, streamlining for dailies formats, additional Excel exports for job actuals, and various improvements throughout the product.
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Yospace and Seven extend long-term agreement for Dynamic Ad Insertion into live OTT channels to accelerate Addressable TV at scale
Yospace and Seven extend long-term agreement for Dynamic Ad Insertion into live OTT channels to accelerate Addressable TV at scaleYospace and Seven extend their innovative partnership into a long-term agreement for enabling Dynamic Ad Insertion into live OTT channels at scale. Yospace’s platform, the world’s foremost server-side DAI technology, allows Seven, the leading commercial broadcaster in Australia, to open up online ad breaks in live OTT streams in a way that is as seamless to the viewer as on broadcast television, with true one-to-one addressability at scale.
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New York City Media's HALF LIFE and MATURITY Pilots Edited and Graded in DaVinci Resolve
New York City Media's HALF LIFE and MATURITY Pilots Edited and Graded in DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that “Half-Life” and “Maturity,” two new television pilots to air in January on New York City (NYC) Media, were edited and graded using DaVinci Resolve 14. The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema chose the two shows for development over 300 other scripts to be broadcast to the more than 18 million households that receive NYC Media.
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