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NAB 2017: TVU Networks to Broaden its Video Ecosystem
NAB 2017: TVU Networks to Broaden its Video Ecosystem
Company to Broaden Its Video Ecosystem With New Offerings In Video Acquisition, Transmission, Production, Distribution and Social Media
TVU Networks will concentrate its efforts at this year’s NAB convention around demonstrating its hardware and software ecosystem for IP video. A full range of current and new TVU solutions, including the MLink TE4500 H.265/HEVC rack-mount encoder, TVU RPS (Remote Production System), TVU One mobile IP transmitter, and TVU Anywhere app will be on display in TVU’s NAB booth (C3739) this April. TVU will make its first appearance in the Central Hall this year, moving from its traditional location in South Hall. NAB 2017 runs from April 22 through the 27th at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
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Audio Post Production Shop Sonic Union Launches Music Search Portal
New York-based post production audio house Sonic Union today announced a market expansion of its multi-catalog production music search system, SuperSonic, designed to facilitate and accelerate the process of audio selection at the editorial level of commercial production. Assembled by audio experts, the interface hosts a roster of over 600,000 fine-tuned tracks, drawn from catalogs such as 5Alarm, Megatrax and a dozen other well-regarded, high quality libraries. Licensing and clearance is handled seamlessly by Sonic Union.
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Quantum Products at CABSAT 2017
Quantum Products at CABSAT 2017
Quantum Hall 4, Stand CMP-1 March 21-23, Dubai World Trade Centre
Quantum will show how its StorNext platform "powers what's next" across the full media life cycle, including production, content management, and delivery and archive workflows. The company will feature StorNext 5.4, the newest release of this powerful platform, and how it brings greater efficiency and flexibility to media workflows. Quantum also will showcase the award-winning Xcellis workflow storage system, demonstrating its unique converged architecture and highlighting its ability to support embedded applications. Throughout CABSAT the company also will demonstrate the benefits of its massively scalable, low-latency Lattus object storage system.
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EditShare Enhanced Scale Out Storage and Production Asset Management Solutions Take on 4K, UHD and Collaborative Workflows at NAB 2017
EditShare Enhanced Scale Out Storage and Production Asset Management Solutions Take on 4K, UHD and Collaborative Workflows at NAB 2017
On display at NAB 2017, EditShare XStream EFS distributed storage and Flow production asset management provide thousands of media creatives a collaborative platform with innovative hybrid cloud workflows for secure remote productions
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, invites NAB 2017 attendees to get hands-on with EditShare’s latest turbo-charged media management solutions for 4K, UHD, HDR, VR and remote productions. Newly enhanced flagship products on display include the scale-out, distributed media storage solution XStream EFS with the fully integrated advanced production asset management solution Flow.
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Focusrite Releases RedNet Control 2 Software
Focusrite Releases RedNet Control 2 Software
Major update offers improved control of larger systems
Focusrite, international leader in audio interface design, has released a major update to RedNet Control, the software system that provides remote control for products in the company's RedNet range of Dante™-based audio-over-IP systems. RedNet users the world over are employing and planning ever-larger RedNet systems, and RedNet Control 2 was developed in response to this trend. Feedback and comments from users played an important role in the new system's development.
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Symply Brings Lightning-Fast Digital Storage Solutions to BVE 2017
Symply Brings Lightning-Fast Digital Storage Solutions to BVE 2017
Through Rock-Solid Engineering and User-Friendly Software, Symply Storage Changes the Way Professionals Work and Collaborate With Media Content
Symply, a global provider of high-performance digital storage solutions, will demonstrate a comprehensive range of storage systems for media and content creators at BVE 2017 in London, exhibiting with Global Distribution in hall S1-8, stand J30. The complete lineup of Symply's digital storage solutions feature rock-solid engineering and user-friendly software, and transform the way media professionals work and collaborate with content up to 4K and beyond.
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras and ATEM Production Studio 4K orchestrate Nufonia Must Fall world tour
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras and ATEM Production Studio 4K orchestrate Nufonia Must Fall world tourBlackmagic Design today announced that the live production of performance art "Nufonia Must Fall" is captured and live cut using Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras and an ATEM Production Studio 4K live production switcher. A play, puppet show, concert and film all in one, "Nufonia Must Fall" is the brainchild of Eric San, better known as Montreal-based turntablist and producer Kid Koala, and it is based on his black and white graphic novel of the same name.
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SXSW 2017: Touch and try Sony's latest prototypes incorporating cutting-edge technologies
SXSW 2017: Touch and try Sony's latest prototypes incorporating cutting-edge technologies NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017
PRNewswire-- Sony will take part in SXSW 2017 (South by Southwest; https://www.sxsw.com/), the world's largest creative business conference and festivals, to be held in mid-March in Austin, Texas. Beginning on Sunday, March 12 at the SXSW Interactive Festival, a breeding ground for new technologies and creative business ideas, Sony will introduce its latest prototypes incorporating cutting-edge technologies, as well as projects that are still in the development stage. Visitors will be able to enjoy and experience the interactive and entertaining exhibits showcased by Sony, which are focused on developing products that exist at the closest point of contact with its customers and resonate with them at an emotional level, and on placing those products in the hands of customers around the world.
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Bittree Launches High-Performance 12G+ Single-Link Patching Systems for 4K and 8K Applications
New solutions bring company’s renowned quality and dependability to broadcast and professional A/V infrastructures beyond HD while simplifying connectivity
Bittree, a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio and video patchbays and patch panels, is extending its hallmarks of design excellence and trusted reliability to next-generation video infrastructures with the introduction of its new 12G+ BNC Coaxial Bulkhead Patch Panel series and 12G+ Mini-WECO (Midsize) Coaxial Patchbay family.
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NUGEN Audio at the 2017 NAB Show
NUGEN Audio at the 2017 NAB Show
2017 NAB Show NUGEN Audio April 22-27 Booth SL8730
At the 2017 NAB Show, NUGEN Audio will demonstrate new downmixing technology for creating the best possible stereo mixes from original surround audio sources. The company will also showcase its industry-leading post-production and broadcast audio tools for loudness, upmixing, and batch processing, and a range of products for creative sound design, enhancement, and sound-stage correction.
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NEW CANON EOS REBEL T7i AND EOS 77D CAMERAS POSSESS STUNNING AUTOFOCUS CAPABILITIES
NEW CANON EOS REBEL T7i AND EOS 77D CAMERAS POSSESS STUNNING AUTOFOCUS CAPABILITIES
New DSLR Additions are Joined by New Compact EF-S Lens and Canon’s First-Ever Remote Utilizing Bluetooth®Technology3
Developed and designed to meet the varying needs of entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two new additions to the celebrated EOS system – the EOS Rebel T7i DSLR camera, which adds to the popular Rebel series of entry-level DSLR cameras, and the EOS 77D DLSR camera, which represents a new category of cameras for advanced amateur photographers. Canon also introduced today the new EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens and Wireless Remote Control BR-E1, as well as added functionality for the Canon Connect Station CS100.
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SynthEyes Adds Direct 360VR Solving
SynthEyes Adds Direct 360VR Solving
Plus Powerful New Lens Calibration System
Andersson Technologies LLC has released SynthEyes 1702, the latest version of its 3-D tracking and match-moving application for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. SynthEyes 1702 introduces two major new features: direct native omnidirectional 360°VR solving, and a new lens calibration system. 360VR solving is now integrated deeply into the SynthEyes solver, so that 360VR shots are solved without conversion to linear format. With the direct native approach, shots are tracked in the 360VR image format, and that omnidirectional data drives the solution.
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The Artery Wins First Ever "VFX/Post Production Creative Award" from Connections' Le Book 2017 West Coast Creative Awards
The Artery Wins First Ever "VFX/Post Production Creative Award" from Connections' Le Book 2017 West Coast Creative AwardsRenowned Art + Technology company The Artery, which employs an award winning talent base of some of the most talented digital artists in the world to design, create and produce unique and compelling visual content across all screens, is the winner of the 2017 “VFX/Post Production Creative Award” from Connections’ Le Book West Coast Creative Awards.
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MPSE Filmmaker Award Winner Guillermo del Toro: An Appetite for Sound
MPSE Filmmaker Award Winner Guillermo del Toro: An Appetite for Sound
Supervising Sound Editor Scott Gershin talks about working with the acclaimed director on the soundtracks for “Pacific Rim,” “Blade II” and other films.
Later this month, the Motion Picture Sound Editors will present Guillermo del Toro with its annual Filmmaker Award at the 64th Annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony. The Mexican-born filmmaker is being recognized for his “outstanding contributions to the art of cinema,” and joins such distinguished past honorees as Sam Raimi, Darren Aronofsky, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer and Gale Anne Hurd.
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ELEMENTS ONE at Innovation Zone of HPA Tech Retreat
ELEMENTS ONE at Innovation Zone of HPA Tech Retreat
Award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS server and storage appliance enables a wide range of applications, including Avid, to share media files natively
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be showcasing its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server for the first time at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, CA. The informal, yet very popular convention attracts the top industry-engineering, technical, and creative talent and covers all aspects of digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, video, and related technologies. The event will take place from 20th – 24th February 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells, CA.
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V-ray 3.5 For 3ds Max Up To 7x Faster; Introduces Adaptive Lights In New Update
Efficient Lighting Algorithm Tops List of Nine Major Features Added to Leading Renderer
Today, Chaos Group releases V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max, a free update to the leading CPU and GPU renderer. With the addition of nine major features and a number of performance improvements, V-Ray 3.5 is the fastest and most powerful version yet.
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BEN AFFLECK & PIXAR Filmmakers to Be Honored at AUTFEST Film Festival
Presented by the Autism Society and AMC Theaters®, AutFest Celebrates “From Spectrum to Screen” April 22-23 in Orange County
Oscar®-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck joins Oscar–winning Pixar Animation Studios’ filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in receiving special honors at the 1st Annual AUTFEST International Film Festival presented by The Autism Society on April 22-23, 2017 at the AMC Orange 30 in Orange, CA. The announcement was made by Matthew Asner, VP of Development for The Autism Society.
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Hitachi Kokusai Launches Z-HD5500 1080p Studio and EFP Camera
Hitachi Kokusai Launches Z-HD5500 1080p Studio and EFP Camera
New model incorporates latest HITACHI CMOS imaging technology to deliver superior performance in challenging LED lighting environments
Continuing its tradition of providing outstanding video acquisition quality across a diverse array of production environments, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the new Z-HD5500 HDTV studio and field production camera.
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ToolsOnAir a Key Partner in ReCAP Project
ToolsOnAir a Key Partner in ReCAP ProjectA new consortium of media technology professionals is taking on an exciting project certain to change the way content is stored and accessed. ReCAP (Real-time Content Analysis and Processing) is a joint project that teams broadcast video software company ToolsOnAir with British media technology solutions provider New Media Research (NMR); nablet, a German provider of streaming, codec, muxing, and transcoding solutions; and Austrian nonprofit Joanneum Research (JRS), which focuses on applied research. The ReCAP project, which is partially funded by Horizon 2020, a European Union fund that supports making technology commercially affordable, will implement new technology to enable automated content analysis of video and audio content.
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Horton Productions Supports Educational, Documentary Shoots with Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Large-Sensor Handheld Camcorder
Horton Productions Supports Educational, Documentary Shoots with Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Large-Sensor Handheld CamcorderPatrick Horton, owner/operator of Norman, OK-based Horton Productions, has employed Panasonic’s AG-DVX200 4K large-sensor handheld for the past year, using it to shoot projects ranging from educational and travel videos to documentary and broadcast projects.
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Canon CarePAK PLUS: Accidental Damage Protection Expanded to Protect Precious Memories Too!
Canon CarePAK PLUS: Accidental Damage Protection Expanded to Protect Precious Memories Too!Canon U.S.A., Inc., is excited to announce the addition of Data Recovery to Canon CarePAK PLUS! The cost-effective and easy-to-use CarePAK PLUS accidental coverage plan provides up to four years of service and support from the date of purchase for Canon products including cameras, binoculars, camcorders, printers, and projectors.
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CRAS AES Student Chapter & Waves Audio Conduct In-Depth Live Sound Workshop
CRAS AES Student Chapter & Waves Audio Conduct In-Depth Live Sound Workshop
WavesLive Was Developed and Presented by Waves Audio, Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences , & CRAS AES Student Chapter Representatives to Teach Live Sound Techniques Utilizing Waves Plugins & Gear
(Gilbert, AZ--February 13, 2017) The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier institution for audio engineering education, and its AES Student Chapter, recently opened its doors at its Gilbert, Ariz. campus to Waves Audio for WavesLive, an in-depth workshop for CRAS students and local audio pros.
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Bullitt Welcomes Director Nicolas Randall
Bullitt Welcomes Director Nicolas RandallBullitt kicks off a busy new year by expanding its roster with Nicolas Randall, a director and creative director known for the striking production design, distinctive color palettes, and the photographic quality he brings to each frame. Possessing a deep understanding of the creative advertising process, Nicolas works at the intersection of art, music, commerce and culture, for innovative agencies and brands including Land Rover and Roberto Cavalli.
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Rotolight Anova Pro is LED light of choice for award-winning DoP
Roy Wagner lights new film exclusively with Rotolight Anova PRO
Award-winning director of photography Roy H Wagner ASC has chosen the Rotolight Anova PRO bi-colour LED studio light as the exclusive light source for his new film, Trouble Sleeping. Best known for his work on Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winning TV shows such as Ray Donovan and House, long-running CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and the Sherlock Holmes reboot Elementary starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, Wagner has an extensive career in the film industry going back almost 50 years.
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Leader Joins Alliance for IP Media Solutions
Leader Joins Alliance for IP Media Solutions
See Leader Electronics on stand J08 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
Leader Electronics Corporation has joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). A globally active producer of high-grade test and measurement equipment for the broadcast industry, Leader is in full accord with the desire expressed by a growing number of broadcasters and media organisations to implement IP-based technology alongside legacy SDI-based systems or even to replace SDI entirely.
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Rodeo FX Breakdown Reel for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Rodeo FX Breakdown Reel for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemRodeo FX has created a breakdown reel of the visual effects shots it delivered for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The video highlights work on the following key sequences: the interior and exterior of the Woolworth building; the entirely CG interior of MACUSA – the elaborate headquarters of the wizarding world; the reconstruction of Jacob’s room and alleyway; and fantastic beasts and their magical environments.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lets the Sound Team for the Manhattan Transfer & Take 6 Summit Tour Successfully Manage a Complex Live Production
Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lets the Sound Team for the Manhattan Transfer & Take 6 Summit Tour Successfully Manage a Complex Live Production
The Summit Tour’s front-of-house has to mix up to 10 voices at a time while the monitor mixer manages a combination of IEMs and wedges, and the Roland M-5000 gives them the flexible work surfaces needed to make all of that happen
Combining forces for the first time, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 — two of the most acclaimed, award-winning vocal groups in music — create an unforgettable concert experience on the Summit Tour. Between them, the two groups boast a remarkable 20 GRAMMY® Awards and a wide range of styles. The tour also marks The Manhattan Transfer’s 40th Anniversary of their debut recording on Atlantic Records, while Take 6 has been performing their innovative arrangements for 36 years now, demonstrating why this sextet is recognized as one of the preeminent a cappella groups in the world.
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RED Digital Cinema Brings State of the Art Technology to USC
RED Digital Cinema Brings State of the Art Technology to USCElizabeth M. Daley, Dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, announced today that Red Digital Cinema has agreed to provide the School state of the art digital cinema cameras and accessories. Valued at $700,000, the cinema-style camera systems provided by RED will be used by students in the School's Division of Film & Television Production.
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Award-Winning Cutters Editor Cameron Yergler Returns Home to Chicago
Award-Winning Cutters Editor Cameron Yergler Returns Home to ChicagoCutters Studios (http://cuttersstudios.com) is very proud to announce the return of award-winning editor Cameron Yergler to its staff in Chicago. The announcement was made by managing director Craig Duncan and managing editor Grant Güstafson.
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The Benefits of Building Video Workflows in the Cloud
The Benefits of Building Video Workflows in the CloudDelivering over-the-top (OTT) video is now an essential part of any offering for content providers, pay TV operators and broadcasters alike. To meet and exceed fast-rising customer expectations, it is critical that operators deploy robust video workflows that are scalable, flexible and resilient. The cloud enables media organizations of all sizes to scale video infrastructure to manage spikes in demand, eliminating the need for large infrastructure build outs and capital expenditures. This webcast will present a guided tour through the tools and services needed to quickly and easily build a cloud-based OTT solution.
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NTP Technology Sets Focus on BVE London, LLB Oslo, and NAB Las Vegas
NTP Technology Sets Focus on BVE London, LLB Oslo, and NAB Las VegasCopenhagen, Denmark, February 10, 2017: NTP Technology representatives head to Broadcast Video Expo in London (February 28 to March 2), the LLB Sound Light & Image exhibition in Oslo (March 1 to 3) and the US National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas (April 24 to 27).
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Focusrite RedNet Components Help the Christian House of Prayer, Near Fort Hood, TX, Transition to Digital Live Sound
Focusrite RedNet Components Help the Christian House of Prayer, Near Fort Hood, TX, Transition to Digital Live Sound
As a critical step prior to replacing the entire live sound system at its main worship location, the Christian House of Prayer decided to implement RedNet networking components that will form a firm foundation for a new PA system to be installed in the near future
Located right outside Fort Hood, Texas — the largest military installation in the free world — the Christian House of Prayer was founded in 1980, and from its main location in Killeen and a satellite location in Copperas Cove serves a ministry that reaches across the country and into Europe.
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New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam 35 and LT Cinema Cameras and VariCam HS High-Speed 1080P Cameras Provide Powerful New Features
New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam 35 and LT Cinema Cameras and VariCam HS High-Speed 1080P Cameras Provide Powerful New FeaturesPanasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for the VariCam 35 and LT cinema cameras and VariCam HS high-speed 1080P camera that includes additional ProRes codecs and HD-SDI Monitor output improvements. The firmware upgrade (Ver. 7.0) for the VariCam 35 and HS and Ver. 5.0 upgrade for VariCam LT can be downloaded now at this URL - http://pro-av.panasonic.net/en/varicam/index.html.
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Hollywood Studios and Others Join in Celebrating the Craft of Sound as Sponsors of the 64th Annual Golden Reel Awards
Hollywood Studios and Others Join in Celebrating the Craft of Sound as Sponsors of the 64th Annual Golden Reel AwardsLeading motion picture and television studios, independent producers, sound companies and technology developers are among the sponsors of the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 64th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, slated for February 19th at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Netflix will serve as Presenting Sponsor of the event, which recognizes excellence in sound in motion picture, television, animation, documentary and interactive entertainment.
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Qube!'s Metered Licensing Keeps DHX Media Rendering Costs in Check
Qube!'s Metered Licensing Keeps DHX Media Rendering Costs in Check
PipelineFX's industry-leading render management software and new pay-per-minute licensing policy gives the international animation powerhouse an edge in today's competitive broadcast market
When you produce over 20,000 frames of fully rendered animation a night, every night, a delay of even minutes can be critical. To maintain its edge in today's competitive broadcast market, international animation powerhouse DHX Media relies on Qube!, PipelineFX's intelligent render management system. Thanks to Qube!'s scalability, DHX can use every machine at its disposal to ensure that shows like The Deep are delivered on time. And thanks to PipelineFX's innovative new metered licensing policy, it doesn't pay for the extra software licenses for a minute longer than it has to.
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Cooke Optics Responds to Growing Demand for Award-Winning Prime Lenses with Expansion Plans
Cooke Optics Responds to Growing Demand for Award-Winning Prime Lenses with Expansion Plans
Second factory site will be used for assembly of hand-crafted lenses
Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has confirmed that it is planning to open a second factory less than two miles from its current Leicester premises in order to keep up with growing demand for its award-winning lenses, as well as to facilitate the development and manufacture of new ranges. The new facility, scheduled to open in June 2017, is expected to increase output by 25%.
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Art Directors Guild To Host Oscar® Panel With Production Design Nominees
Art Directors Guild To Host Oscar® Panel With Production Design Nominees
OSCAR®-NOMINATED PRODUCTION DESIGNERS AND SET DECORATORS TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEBRUARY 25 AT EGYPTIAN THEATRE
This year’s Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Arrival; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; Hail,Caesar!; La La Land and Passengers will discuss their craft at the 11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel presented by the Art Directors Guild and Set Decorators Society of America’s on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 3 p.m. The panel will be held at the Egyptian Theatre and is produced in association with the American Cinematheque and is sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter.
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DP Greig Fraser Relies on Outsight Sky LEDs for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
DP Greig Fraser Relies on Outsight Sky LEDs for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Multiple award-winning cinematographer also owns his own Creamsource kit for complete lighting control on other projects
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS, the cinematographer of films including Lion, Zero Dark Thirty, Foxcatcher, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Mary Magdalene(currently in post-production), and numerous commercials, relied on the Creamsource Sky, a water resistant five colour 1200W LED light system from Outsight, for Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Systems Delivers New SNG Uplink Vehicle to Jordan Radio and Television
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Systems Delivers New SNG Uplink Vehicle to Jordan Radio and Television
Purpose designed OB vehicle proves its ability to operate efficiently in harsh Jordanian climate
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Systems has announced the delivery and successful commissioning of a new satellite news gathering (SNG) transmission uplink vehicle to Jordanian state broadcaster, Jordan Radio and Television (JRTV). The broadcaster is well known as a regional pioneer in satellite news gathering operations and this new SNG transmission vehicle will add further state-of-the-art production resources to its extensive field-based news team. Throughout this project, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Systems worked closely with its local partner, Amman-based HEAT for Engineering and Technology.
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Beverly Center Becomes Official Platinum Sponsor of the Make-Up Artists and Hairstylists Awards
Beverly Center Becomes Official Platinum Sponsor of the Make-Up Artists and Hairstylists Awards
The Feb. 19 Ceremony at L.A. Live will Honor Ryan Murphy, Emmy®-nominated Make-Up Artist Leonard Engelman, and Oscar® and Emmy-nominated Hair Stylist Barbara Lorenz
Beverly Center, one of the premier fashion destinations in Los Angeles, joins as an official Platinum Sponsor for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) 2017 Annual Awards honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. In addition, Beverly Center will be a yearly sponsor of the guild, supporting multiple programs. The black-tie gala will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
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JVC Offers Sports Production System with GY-HM200SP Camcorder and Scorebot Scoreboard Interface
JVC Offers Sports Production System with GY-HM200SP Camcorder and Scorebot Scoreboard InterfaceJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced it is offering an all-inclusive system combining the popular GY-HM200SP sports production camcorder and Sportzcast Scorebot4100 scoreboard interface unit. Designed for single-camera coverage of local sports, the new GYHM200SCOREBOT sports production system provides a complete streaming and recording solution that includes a real-time graphics overlay with automatic scorekeeping.
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Crystal Vision's New Frame System and Future-Proof IP Gateways at NAB 2017
Crystal Vision's New Frame System and Future-Proof IP Gateways at NAB 2017Booth N3010 at the 2017 NAB Show will be showing Crystal Vision's forward-looking Vision frame system – suitable for SDI, IP and 4K – which is now shipping, along with its core interface cards including up and down converters, synchronisers, fibre optic transmitters and receivers, audio embedders/de-embedders and distribution amplifiers for analogue and digital video and audio. Crystal Vision will be discussing its future-proof IP gateways: initially supporting the SMPTE 2022-6 and SMPTE 2022-7 protocols and including PTP as a timing source option, they can be easily reconfigured via a software upgrade for the new standards as they emerge. Crystal Vision will also be showing its well-established Indigo frame system with its popular chroma keyers, logo keyers, video delays and fail-safe routing switches.
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Broadcast Pix Showcases Integrated Production Switchers with Digital Garage at BVE 2017
Broadcast Pix Showcases Integrated Production Switchers with Digital Garage at BVE 2017Broadcast Pix™ will demonstrate its live production systems with Digital Garage during BVE 2017 (Stand K52), which runs Feb. 28 – March 2 at ExCeL London. In addition to its integrated production switchers, Broadcast Pix will demonstrate the new Broadcast Pix Commander™ series of live production systems with a streamlined touchscreen interface and BPNet™ cloud-based video workflow service.
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Sonnet Announces Mac and Windows Compatible Dual-Port 10 GbE Thunderbolt 3 Adapters
Sonnet Announces Mac and Windows Compatible Dual-Port 10 GbE Thunderbolt 3 Adapters
Sonnet's Twin 10G™ and Twin 10G SFP+ Thunderbolt 3 Editions Add Lightning-Fast 10GbE Network Connectivity to Any Computer With a Thunderbolt 3 Port
Sonnet Technologies today announced the Twin 10G™ Thunderbolt™ 3 Edition Thunderbolt 3 to Dual-Port 10GBASE-T 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapter, and the Twin 10G SFP+ Thunderbolt 3 Edition Thunderbolt 3 to Dual-Port SFP+ 10GbE adapter. Both are cost-effective solutions for adding lightning-fast 10GbE network connectivity to any Mac® or Windows® computer with a Thunderbolt 3 port, and they enable users to easily connect their computers via copper or optical cables to high-speed network infrastructure and storage systems using the 10GbE standard. Their performance, compact size, easy setup, and quiet operation make these Sonnet adapters suitable for use in a variety of workflows and environments.
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Media Links to Present SDI to IP Case Study at VidTrans 2017
Media Links to Present SDI to IP Case Study at VidTrans 2017Media Links, a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and the market leader in media over IP transport solutions announces that John Dale, Media Links' Director and CMO will present a case study at VidTrans 2017: SDI to IP Core Infrastructure Change Out. The case study will address the opportunities and challenges afforded by transitioning SDI networks to IP and will reference a prominent international Broadcaster. Media Links will also be exhibiting at the upcoming VidTrans event, February 28-March 2, 2017.
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Cable Onda Employs Full Suite of Elemental Solutions to Power Unified Headend
Cable Onda Employs Full Suite of Elemental Solutions to Power Unified Headend
A leading pay TV provider in Panama uses software-defined video to provide consistent user experience across multiple networks, screens and services
Elemental Technologies, the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced that it will power a unified video headend built by Cable Onda, a Panamanian pay TV leader. Elemental will facilitate a consistent user experience across Cable Onda broadband networks as well as help Cable Onda provide consumers with access to catchup-TV, networked PVR applications and video-on-demand (VOD) services. Elemental solutions will also prepare the company for future 4K video offerings.
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AJA Ships Video Over IP to HDMI Bridge
AJA Ships Video Over IP to HDMI Bridge
New IPR-1G-HDMI IP Video and Audio to HDMI Converter Available Now
AJA Video Systems today released IPR-1G-HDMI, a new Mini-Converter designed to convert JPEG 2000 IP video and audio streams to HDMI. IPR-1G-HDMI converts VSF TR-01 and other JPEG 2000 over MPEG2-TS formats for output on a full-size HDMI 1.4 interface. The rugged, fanless Mini-Converter supports a range of HD and SD formats, and is designed for several point-of-use applications -- including source monitoring, digital signage and video walls.
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AJA Ships HELO H.264 Streaming and Recording Device
AJA Ships HELO H.264 Streaming and Recording DeviceAJA Video Systems today released HELO, its portable new H.264 streaming and recording device. Combining 3G-SDI and HDMI I/O into one standalone appliance, HELO allows users to stream video signals directly to Web Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) while simultaneously encoding and recording H.264 files to an SD card, USB drive or network-based storage with the push of a button.
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Chaos Group's CG Garage Podcast Reaches 1 Million Downloads
Chaos Group's CG Garage Podcast Reaches 1 Million Downloads
Nerdist-Style Computer Graphics Podcast Features In-Depth, Personal Discussions with Some of the Top Minds in VFX, VR and Architecture
Today, Chaos Group Labs announces that CG Garage,the popular CG art podcast, has just hit its one-millionth download. Known for its unique stories, CG Garage now enjoys over 20,000 weekly listeners. New episodes can be downloaded or streamed every Monday.
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Take control with Sennheiser Control Cockpit
Take control with Sennheiser Control Cockpit
Sound at a professional level: Sennheiser presents the new IE 60 and IE 80 ear-canal phones
Audio specialist Sennheiser has announced a new and more powerful version of its Control Cockpit software suite, which offers an intuitive, easy way to set up and manage the operation of SpeechLine Digital Wireless products. The software which is accessible in web browsers on any smartphone and tablet or notebook has been comprehensively updated. It offers a global view of even hundreds of SpeechLine devices with a powerful new system of proactive notifications that makes it even easier to stay in control, anticipate issues and take preventative action as needed. The latest version, 1.1.0, now includes wider language support with English, French, Spanish and German localization.
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Art Directors Guild Awards To Showcase 30 Original Film Backdrops
Art Directors Guild Awards To Showcase 30 Original Film Backdrops
Backdrops from "Singin' in the Rain," "Ben-Hur" and "North by Northwest" Will Be Displayed at Feb. 11 Ceremony
Monumental Hollywood backdrops from classic films such as Singin’ in the Rain, Ben-Hur, Hello, Dolly! and North by Northwest will be showcased at the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards (IATSE Local 800), held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland and hosted by Emmy®-winning comedian Patton Oswalt.
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Showtime Sports Six-Part Documentary, Legacy: Bob Hurley
Showtime Sports Six-Part Documentary, Legacy: Bob Hurley
Shot with VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorders
Content studio Malka Media (Hoboken, NJ) is currently shooting an episodic digital series about Jersey City’s St. Anthony High School and its legendary basketball coach, Bob Hurley with VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorders. SHOWTIME will debut "Legacy: Bob Hurley" in six weekly installments exclusively on SHO.com and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel (@shosports) beginning Monday, Feb. 20.
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Rodeo FX Wins 3 VES Awards for Game of Thrones
Rodeo FX Wins 3 VES Awards for Game of ThronesRodeo FX won three VES (Visual Effects Society) Awards for its work on Game of Thrones at the 15th VES Awards ceremony held last night in Los Angeles. The awards honored the studio’s work on "Battle of the Bastards", the ninth and most memorable episode of season 6, in the following categories.
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Mocha VR Revolutionizes Post Workflows for Cinematic 360°/VR Filmmaking
Mocha VR Revolutionizes Post Workflows for Cinematic 360°/VR Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning Mocha plug-in from Boris FX now available for Adobe, Avid, and OFX hosts.
Mocha​®​ VR​ is a groundbreaking new software tool bringing high-end visual effects and post-production workflows to 360°/VR filmmaking. Based on Imagineer’s Academy Award-winning planar tracking algorithm, ​Mocha VR​ is also the first plug-in to bring native 360​°​ optimized planar tracking, masking, object removal, and horizon stabilization tools to host applications Adobe​®​ Premiere Pro​®​ CC, Adobe​®​ After Effects​®​ CC, Avid Media Composer​®​, The Foundry’s NUKE™, and Blackmagic Design Fusion.
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Cinemex installs the first Christie RGB laser projector in Mexico
Cinemex installs the first Christie RGB laser projector in Mexico
Complemented by Dolby® Atmos immersive sound and the Christie Vive Audio system, Screen 3 is Mexico's premiere location for movie watching
Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is pleased to announce that Mexico’s Cinemex, the sixth largest chain in the world, has installed the country’s first Christie RGB laser projector in Screen 3 (CinemeXtremo) at its Cinemex Mundo E complex in Mexico City. This auditorium is also equipped with the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound and the Dolby Atmos® immersive sound systems.
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Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia Transforms to "Elevate Broadcast"
Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia Transforms to "Elevate Broadcast"Over the past two and a half years Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia has grown significantly in the region. Highly specialized integration methods, products, and services have fueled the company’s expansion. With offices now in Singapore, Myanmar, and Malaysia, the company has changed its name to better reflect its corporate vision and focus. So far this year, Elevate Broadcast moved into a new corporate headquarter office in Singapore, continued staff expansion in all regional offices and selected additional, premier manufacturers to the list of companies it represents and resells to customers.
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V3.3 Software for SSL Live Consoles Brings Advanced Dante Capabilities
V3.3 Software for SSL Live Consoles Brings Advanced Dante Capabilities
New release delivers direct control over SSL Network I/O and enhanced Dante networking for SSL Live consoles.
Solid State Logic is proud to announce a significant feature upgrade with the release of new V3.3 software for SSL Live L500 and L300 consoles. The SSL Live V3.3 software release builds on the V3.2 release announced in Nov 2016 with the addition of direct control of the SSL Network I/O range of Dante I/O devices.
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Christie shares Future AV concepts at ISE 2017
Christie shares Future AV concepts at ISE 2017Christie will utilise an additional stand (1-M85) at ISE 2017. Located adjacent to the main Christie stand (1-H70) and themed Future AV, presents three models in development. Each prototype takes a different approach to laser illumination to secure the best use of its light source; for the performance and applications they are developed to serve.
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Visual Effects Society Announces Winners of the 15th Annual VES Awards
Visual Effects Society Announces Winners of the 15th Annual VES Awards
The Jungle Book Leads Feature Film Wins with 5 Awards; Kubo and The Two Strings is Top Animated Feature Film; Game of Thrones and John Lewis: Buster the Boxer Score Broadcast and Commercial Wins
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, held the 15th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.
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Aurora Multimedia Debuts New IPBaseT® IPX-TC2 at ISE 2017
Aurora Multimedia Debuts New IPBaseT® IPX-TC2 at ISE 2017Aurora Multimedia introduces a new technological first 4K60Hz 4:4:4 AV over IP signal transceiver, utilizing their IPBaseT technology. Aurora is changing the topology of AV with the IPBaseT technology resolving all existing issues with reliability, serviceability, scalability, capability, and inventory.
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PlayBox Technology Powers Playout at HNN 24x7
PlayBox Technology Powers Playout at HNN 24x7
See PlayBox Technology on stand L14 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
HNN 24x7 has chosen a complete PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo system for playout of its round-the-clock news channel. The system was designed, installed and commissioned by PlayBox Technology in partnership with Delhi-based broadcast system integrator Avtech Digital Equipments. Located at Dehradun, capital city of Uttarakhand state, HNN 24x7 transmits via satellite and digital terrestrial networks in central India. It is also accessible to a global audience via the internet.
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NUGEN Audio at BVE 2017
NUGEN Audio at BVE 2017
BVE 2017 NUGEN Audio Feb. 28 — March 2 Stand K45
At BVE 2017, NUGEN Audio will demonstrate the latest innovations in its industry-leading family of post-production and broadcast audio tools. On display will be an update of Halo Upmix, NUGEN Audio's award-winning 5.1, 7.1, and 9.1 upmixer. Also, for the first time at BVE, NUGEN Audio will showcase its AMB modular batch processor, a scalable loudness analysis, correction, and upmix solution.
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Kooster McAllister Captures Farm Aid with TASCAM
Kooster McAllister Captures Farm Aid with TASCAMA legend in the pro audio world, recording engineer Kooster McAllister and his Record Plant Remote (RPR) location recording truck have captured so many important concerts and other major events that even attempting to list the biggest is hopeless. McAllister has long relied on TASCAM recording products, and his current equipment list still includes classic DA30 DAT machines and DA88 and DA98 digital multitrack tape recorders. His current mainstays, however, are TASCAM's 48-track X-48 and, increasingly, the new 64-track DA-6400 multitrack hard disk recorders.
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Hollywood Riviera Studios Invests in Panasonic AK-UC3000 4K Cameras
Hollywood Riviera Studios Invests in Panasonic AK-UC3000 4K CamerasHollywood Rivera Studios (Torrance, CA), specializing in eSports productions, live in-studio shows, mobile production truck rentals and more, has purchased sixPanasonic AK-UC3000 4K studio/EFP cameras. According to company owner Rolando Nichols, "The UC3000 camera systems deliver the convenience of a live multi-camera system with the cinematic look our clients are looking for, while at the same time they prepare us for 4K production."
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Symply Brings Innovative Storage to the 2017 NAB Show
Symply Brings Innovative Storage to the 2017 NAB Show
2017 NAB Show Exhibitor Preview April 24-27 Las Vegas
At the 2017 NAB Show, Symply, Inc. will demonstrate a broad range of high-performance digital storage solutions for global media and content creators, from the single editor to an entire facility. Featuring rock-solid engineering and user-friendly software, Symply is changing the way media professionals work and collaborate by supporting 4K content and beyond.
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ARRIVAL: Gravity Shift Sequence Explained in Rodeo FX Breakdown Reel
ARRIVAL: Gravity Shift Sequence Explained in Rodeo FX Breakdown ReelRodeo FX completed 60 visual effects shots for ARRIVAL, the alien visitation movie from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners, Enemy). Working once again with VFX supervisor Louis Morin, the studio helped create a gravity shift sequence, multiple aircrafts, and digi-doubles of actors. Shot entirely in Quebec, Arrival is based on Ted Chiang’s novella Story of Your Life.
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Sony Electronics introduces two new lenses for their popular line of E-mount interchangeable lens cameras
Sony Electronics introduces two new lenses for their popular line of E-mount interchangeable lens cameras
Sony's new lenses include an FE 100mm F2.81 STF GM OSS mid-telephoto prime lens and a new compact, lightweight FE 85mm F1.8 mid-telephoto prime lens
/PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world's largest image sensor manufacturer, has today introduced two new lenses for their popular line of E-mount interchangeable lens cameras.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces New Flagship Interchangeable Lens LCOS Projector And Expands DLP Projector And Lens Line-Up
Canon U.S.A. Introduces New Flagship Interchangeable Lens LCOS Projector And Expands DLP Projector And Lens Line-Up/PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated to helping professionals bring their content to life with Canon color and clarity, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced today their flagship interchangeable lens LCOS projector, the REALiS WUX6500 Pro AV LCOS Projector. In addition, Canon has launched two new DLP Projectors, the LV-HD420 Full HD DLP Projector and LV-X420 DLP Projector, and a new optional projector lens, the Wide Zoom Lens LX-IL08WZ, which is compatible with Canon's existing LX-MU800Z and LX-MU700 interchangeable lens DLP Projector models.
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Ikegami to Exhibit New HDK-430 4K and SHK-810 8K Cameras at NAB Show
Ikegami to Exhibit New HDK-430 4K and SHK-810 8K Cameras at NAB Show
HDK-73 2/3-inch CMOS Unicam HD Camera, True 4K Camera, 8K Camera and Monitor, 4K Monitors, HC-HD300, HDR Options, and More Will Be Shown
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will debut new technology and exhibit an advanced range of systems at the 2017 NAB Show. This year's NAB exhibition halls will be open April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software-Defined Video over Ethernet Solution for Pro-AV Market utilizing Aquantia’s FPGA Programmable PHY
Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software-Defined Video over Ethernet  Solution for Pro-AV Market utilizing Aquantia’s FPGA Programmable PHY
Aquantia’s AQcite™ FPGA-Programmable Multi-Gigabit PHY and AptoVision’s BlueRiver NT+ technology deliver the most versatile and highest-performance AV transport solution
Aquantia Corp., a pioneer and market leader in high-speed Ethernet connectivity solutions for data centers, enterprise infrastructure and client connectivity has partnered with AptoVision, the pioneer in video over Ethernet technology to announce the industry’s first fully integrated single-chip solution for implementing Software-Defined Video over Ethernet on 10GBASE-T infrastructure. The combination of Aquantia’s AQcite FPGA-programmable Multi-Gigabit Ethernet PHY with AptoVision’s BlueRiver technology represents an industry milestone by providing the most power-, size-, and cost-efficient implementation of the new SDVoE standard, to leverage the ubiquity of Ethernet. The new solution will be on display at ISE 2017 (Amsterdam, February 7-10) in the SDVoE Alliance stand 12-H55.
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Wild Dream Films, Upgrades Facilis Shared Storage to Support Business Growth
Wild Dream Films, Upgrades Facilis Shared Storage to Support Business Growth
Five year issue-free operation with TerraBlock makes upgrade choice easy
Facilis Technology, a leading international manufacturer of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, has announced a major upgrade and storage capacity increase to its TerraBlock shared storage system at multi-award winning production company, Wild Dream Films.
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TSL Products Showcases Solutions for Hybrid SDI/IP Workflows at NAB 2017
TSL Products Showcases Solutions for Hybrid SDI/IP Workflows at NAB 2017
Latest range of workflow tools helps broadcasters smoothly transition to IP
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will showcase its latest range of audio monitoring products, broadcast control systems, and power management tools at NAB 2017 on booth N5615. In particular, TSL will be highlighting the following products:
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Director Shoots Car Chase Film with JVC GY-LS300 Camcorder
Director Shoots Car Chase Film with JVC GY-LS300 CamcorderIn the motion picture industry, previsualization helps filmmakers provide proof of concept by shooting quick, unpolished versions of complex scenes. Director and action DP Lawrence Ribeiro has directed and shot more than 100 sequences for various films and commercials. When directing his own short film, The Chase, Ribeiro wanted a slick finished product, so he shot with the GY-LS300 4KCAM handheld Super 35 camcorder from JVC Professional Video.
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New Canon Deep Matte Media Offers New Possibilities for Photo Labs and Professional Photographers
New Canon Deep Matte Media Offers New Possibilities for Photo Labs and Professional PhotographersContinuing to expand its offerings to create new business opportunities for customers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that the new Deep Matte single-sided media is now available for the DreamLabo 5000 inkjet production photo printer, offering customers an additional option for their high-quality photo output.
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Clear-com Launches Dante Intercom Card At ISE 2017
Clear-com Launches Dante Intercom Card At ISE 2017
Card enables easy integration with Dante-based AoIP infrastructure
Clear-Com® has announced that it will launch a Dante™ interface card for the Eclipse-HX matrix (E-Dante64-HX) at ISE 2017. The card, which is compatible with Eclipse HX-Omega, Median, and Delta matrix systems, supports Dante and is AES67 compatible, allowing users to transport up to 64 channels of high quality audio to multiple Dante-enabled devices using standard Ethernet network infrastructure.
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Sennheiser’s MobileConnect brings Assistive Listening over WiFi to Students’ Smartphones
Sennheiser’s MobileConnect brings Assistive Listening over WiFi to Students’ Smartphones
Sound at a professional level: Sennheiser presents the new IE 60 and IE 80 ear-canal phones
As part of its ongoing commitment to inclusion, Sennheiser is advancing the availability of assisted listening solutions for universities, with its innovative MobileConnect solution. By offering the ability to live stream audio via WiFi to a user’s own device, the system is ideally suited to academic institutions wishing to quickly and cost effectively enable access to education to hearing impaired students.
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Canon EOS DSLR Cameras and EF Lenses Touch Down on the Sidelines Of The Big Game In Houston
Canon EOS DSLR Cameras and EF Lenses Touch Down on the Sidelines Of The Big Game In HoustonOn February 5th, top sports photographers from across the country gathered in Houston to cover the Big Game between the teams from New England and Atlanta. With an estimated 75 percent* of the photographers in the Houston stadium using Canon EOS DSLR cameras and EF lenses, Canon’s iconic white lenses filled the sidelines from the opening kickoff to the final whistle. In addition to the EOS DSLR cameras and EF lenses on the sidelines, Canon’s line of HD broadcast lenses were also used extensively to help deliver the game to more than 110 million television viewers.
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Veset will feature Nimbus Cloud Playout solution at NAB 2017
Veset will feature Nimbus Cloud Playout solution at NAB 2017At NAB 2017, leading broadcast technology provider Veset will feature Veset Nimbus™, a new platform for versatile, powerful, and entirely cloud-based all-in-one playout that also includes powerful new tools for live event management.
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TMD launches new asset management enhancements at NAB 2017
TMD launches new asset management enhancements at NAB 2017
Service-oriented architecture ensures perfect configuration for every user
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, is introducing additional software bolt-on to its media service applications at NAB 2017 (Las Vegas Convention Center, 24 – 27 April, booth N6227). These are built on the Mediaflex-UMS (Unified Media Services) architecture, a uniquely powerful solution for all aspects of software-defined workflow management.
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ATEME Powers the First UHD VR Experience for Super Bowl LI
ATEME Powers the First UHD VR Experience for Super Bowl LI
UHD Near-live End-to-End VR Solution
ATEME announced today that its advanced video compression technology will be used for the VR near-live coverage in Ultra High Definition (UHD) of the upcoming Sunday's ultimate football showdown between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, in partnership with Fox Sports and LiveLike. Altogether, they're teaming up to offer a virtual and interactive lounge during the game that presents highlights from the game in near real-time via the Fox Sports VR app for iOS and Android devices. Thus, each viewer equipped with a VR handset can experience the game in the same way as if they were sitting in a VIP lounge in the stadium.
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LION Takes Top Prize at American Society of Cinematographers Awards
LION Takes Top Prize at American Society of Cinematographers Awards
"Game of Thrones," "Mr. Robot" and "The Night Of" Win in TV Categories; "House of Others" Claims Spotlight Award
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS earned the coveted Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture for “Lion” at the 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ASC Spotlight Award was given to Gorka Gómez Andreu, AEC for “House of Others.” Winners in the TV categories included Fabian Wagner, BSC for “Game of Thrones,” Tod Campbell for “Mr. Robot” and Igor Martinovic for “The Night Of.” The ceremony took place tonight at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
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Focusrite Simplifies Red and Pro Tools | HD Combinations
Focusrite Simplifies Red and Pro Tools | HD CombinationsFocusrite announces that, together with AVID, it has created a simpler way for customers to combine Red 4Pre and Red 8Pre interfaces with Pro Tools | HD 12.6 and up, making their music easy to make. If customers buy and register a Red 4Pre or Red 8Pre interface after 18 January 2017, a Pro Tools | DigiLink I/O License can be placed on their iLok free of charge.
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Clear-Com Brings New Intercom Productions to ISE 2017
Clear-Com Brings New Intercom Productions to ISE 2017At ISE 2017,Clear-Com® will present the latest communication products from its extensive portfolio, including new products for its flagship FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system and a digital beltpack for the HelixNet partyline intercom system. Clear-Com’s award-winning FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system is simply the most robust and unique roaming wireless intercom system on the market. With the new FreeSpeak II-Base II, the wireless solution is able to operate in both 1.9GHz and 2.4GHz frequency bands, support up to 25 wireless beltpacks on a single base station, and cover an expansive production area with its distributed-antenna transceivers network and splitters (FSII-SPL).
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The Roland XS-84H 8-In x 4-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Gives Five-Star AudioVisual an Edge in Hospitality AV
The Roland XS-84H 8-In x 4-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Gives Five-Star AudioVisual an Edge in Hospitality AV
National AV systems provider finds that event production goes more smoothly, quickly and efficiently thanks to the Roland XS-84H, featuring integrated HD Base-T connectivity, seamless AV switching with stabilized video output, and support for HDMI/HD component/RGB/composite/S-video and audio inputs
Corporate event production has come roaring back in recent years, and with that resurgence has come heightened expectations on the part of clients in terms of what AV can accomplish. Companies like Five-Star AudioVisual, which operate at the high end of that market, need AV switching tools that can deliver the right set of features for multiple formats efficiently and effectively. That’s why Five-Star AudioVisual has come to rely on the Roland XS-84H 8-In x 4-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher.
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Visual Effects Society Announces its 2017 Board of Directors Officers
Visual Effects Society Announces its 2017 Board of Directors Officers
Mike Chambers Re-­Elected as Board Chair
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry's global professional honorary society, announced its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2017 Board meeting. The officers include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board Chair.
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Axon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With IP Products At CABSAT
Axon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With IP Products At CABSAT
New additions to Axon's portfolio are helping to ease broadcasters’ transition to IP & streamline production.
Broadcast infrastructure specialist Axon Digital Design, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, will be bringing to CABSAT a range of IP products and production tools that are designed to help broadcasters deal with the challenges of the move to IP. (Hall 1 Stand D1-20.)
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Aurora Joins the SDVoE™ Alliance
Aurora Joins the SDVoE™ Alliance
Aurora Multimedia incorporates SDVoE technology, recognizing SDVoE Alliance as an IPBaseT Strategic Partner.
(ISE 2017, Stand 5-R54) — Aurora Multimedia, a leader in AV over IP is pleased to announce that is has joined the SDVoE Alliance and integrated SDVoE technology into the IPBaseT platform. Aurora has also recognized the SDVoE Alliance as part of the IPBaseT Strategic Partner program.
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Avid Powers Media Production of Super Bowl LI for FOX Sports
Avid Powers Media Production of Super Bowl LI for FOX Sports
Avid tools and workflows help enable FOX Sports’ production teams to collaborate remotely, maximize their media assets and engage viewers with compelling content across multiple platforms, including immersive VR experiences
Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that its comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and optimize media will play a key role during FOX Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl LI, taking place on February 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Avid solutions will enable FOX Sports to facilitate collaboration between production teams located over a thousand miles apart, give all editors immediate access to the footage they need, and create an immersive virtual reality experience for viewers as the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons.
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Fusion Studio used to Create Visual Effects for ITV Series THE HALCYON
Fusion Studio used to Create Visual Effects for ITV Series THE HALCYONBlackmagic Design today announced that London-based effects studio Lexhag deployed Fusion Studio on ITV’s THE HALCYON, using the comprehensive VFX suite from Blackmagic Design to help plan and produce subtle, believable visual effects for the wartime drama series. VFX supervisor on THE HALCYON was Lexhag co founder, Alexis Haggar, who decided to make use of Fusion Studio and planning component Generation throughout the pipeline, from pre- production to the final render, including live compositing work for on set look development.
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From Montreal to Dubai: FLOAT4 creates one of the largest immersive experiences in the world
From Montreal to Dubai: FLOAT4 creates one of the largest immersive experiences in the world
All-new multimedia show merges LED, video mapping, water-screen projection, digital canopy and sound experience.
FLOAT4 kicks off 2017 in Dubai with an all-new multimedia show that merges LED, video mapping, water-screen projection, digital canopy and sound experience. Meraas City Walk, a new outdoor retail shopping concept has now come to life thanks to over 100,000,000 pixels of digital content, spread over 30 exhibition areas, making it the largest digital deployment in the world integrated into a luxurious retail destination. Created by FLOAT4, a multidisciplinary studio based in Montreal and New York, this launch represents an unprecedented experience and strengthens Dubai's position as a tourist destination. The development aims to bring a new dimension to the standard retail center found in Dubai by placing importance on the outdoor pedestrian experience.
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King's Hawaiian launches first-ever Super Bowl spot created by Levit Agency
King's Hawaiian launches first-ever Super Bowl spot created by Levit AgencyLos Angeles-based boutique advertising agency Levit Agency has crafted a first-ever Super Bowl commercial for the beloved brand King’s Hawaiian that embraces the tribulations of fatherhood. The spot features a man boasting to his friend about his sly efforts to keep his beloved King’s Hawaiian rolls out of family reach, cleverly--albeit sloppily--stashing the bread in a grandfather clock accessed through a hole in the pantry. Little does he know that his son is not only aware of the secret hiding spot, but marvels at the presence of the rolls as a delicious miracle.
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Pro Sound Effects Releases Submerged Sound Effects Library
Pro Sound Effects Releases Submerged Sound Effects Library
Underwater sound effects recordedwith a hydrophone for otherworldly sound design
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, today released its latest library, Submerged. Featuring 230 sound effects recorded using a hydrophone (underwater microphone), Submerged is a boutique collection of underwater sounds that enables sound professionals to harness the unique sonic properties of water in any audio project.
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SDVoE Alliance Launches at ISE 2017 with 14 Members
SDVoE Alliance Launches at ISE 2017 with 14 Members
DVIGear, Grandbeing, IDK Corporation, Arista, Aurora Multimedia, HDCVT, Techlogix Networx and Xilinx are the latest technology suppliers to support the Software Defined Video Over Ethernet Alliance
(Montreal, Canada--February 2, 2017) The SDVoE Alliance today announced that fourteen companies have joined the alliance in advance of the ISE launch. DVIGear, Grandbeing and IDK Corporation are now contributing members and Arista, Aurora Multimedia, HDCVT, Techlogix Networx and Xilinx are now adopting members. These companies join founders AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee in collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology allowing software to define AV applications.
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Patton Oswalt To Host The Art Directors Guild Awards
Patton Oswalt To Host The Art Directors Guild Awards
Oscar®-Winning Director Brad Bird, Emmy-winning Production Designer René Lagler and late Production Designer Gene Allen will be honored at the Feb. 11 ceremony
Emmy®-winning comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards (IATSE Local 800), announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The Awards, celebrating “Return to Hollywood,” will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.
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Singer/Songwriter Georgia Train Joins Top Producers at Pro7ect 2017
Singer/Songwriter Georgia Train Joins Top Producers at Pro7ect 2017
This exciting creative retreat now has a stellar line up of talent to help new songwriters develop their skills and further their careers.
Pro7ect is delighted to announce that Georgia Train will bring her exceptional songwriting and vocal skills to this year’s retreat at the Hotel Pelirocco in Brighton. With Fusion Studio running on a MacBook Pro, Haggar connected an SDI feed from the camera via a Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini and captured live foreground blue screen frames straight into the laptop over a high-speed Thunderbolt connection.
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Bose RoomMatch Array Loudspeakers Help Give New Life to Taylor Chapel
Bose RoomMatch Array Loudspeakers Help Give New Life to Taylor Chapel
Historic house of worship rises from a devastating fire two years ago and returns with a Bose RoomMatch® sound system that assures musical clarity and speech intelligibility
Taylor Chapel’s history is that of Fort Wayne, Indiana, itself, dating back to 1865, barely 25 years after the city had been incorporated. Then, on December 31, 2012, a catastrophic fire reduced the main sanctuary to ashes. But with the resilience of its pioneering forebears, Taylor Chapel came back, better — and better sounding — than ever. That was thanks in part to the implementation of a RoomMatch® array loudspeaker system from Bose Professional.
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The Artery Contributes 3D Visual Effects to The Acclaimed Sundance Film Festival Selection "The Discovery"
The Artery Contributes 3D Visual Effects to The Acclaimed Sundance Film Festival Selection "The Discovery"Renowned Art + Technology company The Artery, which employs an award winning talent base of some of the most talented digital artists in the world to design, create and produce unique and compelling visual content across all screens, contributed over 70 visual effects shots to "The Discovery." The new film, which stars Robert Redford, Jason Segal and Rooney Mara, made its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
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The Foundry's Modo Live event comes to Gnomon
The Foundry's Modo Live event comes to Gnomon
Speakers To Share Stories and Tips for Game, Animation, Automotive, VR and Design Projects; Livestream Planned for February 9
On February 9, Modo users can learn from the masters at Modo Live, a free Foundry event held at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation. Presentations from the six speakers will also be livestreamed, starting at 7:00 p.m. PST.
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GoPro® Karma™ quadcopter drone returns
GoPro® Karma™ quadcopter drone returns
Hollywood in a Backpack: The Ultimate Aerial, Hand-Held, Wearable Stabilization Solution for the GoPro Community, On Sale Now in Limited Quantities at GoPro.com and Select U.S. Retailers
/PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, Inc. today announced the company's drone and versatile stabilization solution, Karma, is now on sale at GoPro.com and select U.S. retailers. Initial shipments will be limited but production is expected to ramp quickly. Karma will be available in international markets in the Spring.
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Yuneec International Improves Commercial sUAS Offering with Upgraded H920 Plus and ProAction Grip
Yuneec International Improves Commercial sUAS Offering with Upgraded H920 Plus and ProAction Grip
The Enhanced Six-Rotor H920 Plus sUAS Now Includes Mission Task Modes and Waypoints, Refined ST16 Pro Ground Station with Aerial Maps, Quick-Disconnect Propellers and Support for Multiple Camera Platforms
/PRNewswire/ -- Yuneec International, a world leader in electric aviation, today announced significant upgrades to its flagship professional sUAS platform, the H920, creating the H920 Plus and improved ProAction handheld grip. The new features and functions integrated into the H920 Plus commercial platform allow field service providers and cinematographers to capture aerial and ground content safely and precisely for a variety of industrial applications such as inspection, emergency response, production sets and beyond.
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