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Zoic Studios Expands Global Production Team with New Executive Hires in Series Department
Zoic Studios Expands Global Production Team with New Executive Hires in Series Department
Collaborations will continue to expand Zoic's episodic footprint in premium cable and streaming space
Emmy Award-winning entertainment company Zoic Studios has expanded its team of global production team, adding Daniel Cohen as Executive Producer, Series and Film in NYC, Lauren F. Ellis as Executive Producer, Series and Film in LA and Sean Tompkins as Head of Production in Los Angeles.
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Original Productions Lenses 15th Season of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch” w/ Panasonic VariCam LT, EVA1 Cameras
Original Productions Lenses 15th Season of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch” w/ Panasonic VariCam LT, EVA1 Cameras
20-hour shooting days in challenging locations and conditions; shot in Pro Res 4:2:2 HQ (VariCam LT) and 4:2:2 All-Intra 1080p (EVA1)
The new season of the Emmy Award-winning docuseries “Deadliest Catch,” premiering today, April 9 at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel, was shot on the forbidding Bering Sea with seven VariCam LT 4K and 17 AU-EVA1 5.7 K cinema cameras. Produced for Discovery by Original Productions, “Deadliest Catch”—a perennial hit--portrays the real-life events aboard fishing vessels during the Alaskan king craband snow crab fishing seasons.
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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stage
Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stage
Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages that support Dolby Atmos and plans to have nine within the next few years
As part of the ongoing expansion of its sound resources, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has upgraded three mix stages on the Sony Pictures lot to support sound mixing for film and television in the immersive Dolby Atmos format. Among them is the 344-seat Cary Grant Theatre, the studio’s largest. Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages that support Dolby Atmos and plans to have nine within the next few years. The first project slated for an immersive mix in the upgraded theaters is Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man™: Far from Home, which makes its way to North American theaters on July 5, 2019.
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Matrox Launches the Monarch EDGE 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting and Remote Production Encoder
Matrox Monarch EDGE H.264 encoder delivers exceptional-quality, low-latency 4:2:2 10-bit video at up to UHD or quad HD for webcasting and remote production applications
Matrox® Video today launches Matrox Monarch EDGE, a 4K/multi-HD, low-latency encoder for webcasting and remote integration (REMI) applications. A powerful H.264 encoder that can flourish in any workflow, Matrox Monarch EDGE is capable of delivering resolutions up to 3840x2160p60 or quad 1920x1080p60 for 4:2:2 10-bit, broadcast-quality video. This new encoder also offers flexible, future-proofed 3G/12G-SDI and SMPTE ST 2110 over 25 GbE connectivity, plus versatile multi-protocol support including RTMP, SRT, MPEG-2, and RTSP. Video professionals, system integrators, and broadcasting organizations are now equipped to easily address demanding requirements in new, emerging, and existing webcasting, REMI, and high-density contribution workflows.
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Rebecca Niles Joins Derby as Executive Producer
Rebecca Niles Joins Derby as Executive Producer
Prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways; producer of content including Not Afraid: The Shady Records Story with Eminem, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre, plus hit shows Sneaker Shopping and Hot Ones
Derby today announces the appointment of Rebecca Niles as Executive Producer. Niles brings strong leadership, strategic vision and deep production experience. Her background includes a previous two-year stint with Derby as head of production plus prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways. She also produced a variety of content for Complex Networks such as Not Afraid: The Shady Records Story with Eminem, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre, plus hit shows Sneaker Shopping and Hot Ones. In her new role, she will grow Derby’s creative roster, expand opportunities for its directors, and partner with agencies and brands to create inspired content.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR
Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR
The world's first 8K broadcast deck with advanced H.265 recording, touch screen interface, internal cache, built in scopes, HDR, traditional deck control and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR a new innovative broadcast deck with advanced H.265 8K recording combined with touch screen user interface and traditional broadcast deck controls. HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR will be available in June 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$4995.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K
Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K
New advanced 8K HDMI monitoring solution with dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, 33 point 3D LUTs and monitor calibration for professional, color accurate SDI monitoring on HDMI 8K screens, $1295
Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K HDR, a new advanced 8K HDMI monitoring solution with dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, 33 point 3D LUTs and monitor calibration for professional, color accurate SDI monitoring on HDMI 8K screens. Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K HDR will be available in May 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation 8K with Built-in Fairlight Mixing in Industry's Largest Live Production Audio Mixer
Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation 8K with Built-in Fairlight Mixing in Industry's Largest Live Production Audio Mixer
Powerful 8K switcher with 8K DVE, standards converted 8K inputs, 8K SuperSource, 8K chroma key and 8K MultiView, 16 hardware keyers, 156 channels of audio, and much more
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Constellation 8K a major new high end live production switcher with 8K capability that lets customers create content for the next generation of the television industry. ATEM Constellation 8K is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$9,995.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro G2 Camera
Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro G2 Camera
Next generation URSA Mini Pro camera features new electronics, Super 35 4.6K HDR image sensor, 15 stops of dynamic range, 300 fps high frame rate shooting, Blackmagic RAW and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a second generation URSA Mini Pro camera featuring fully redesigned electronics and a new Super 35mm 4.6K image sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range that combine to support high frame rate shooting at up to 300 frames per second. In addition, URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 supports Blackmagic RAW and features a new USB-C expansion port for direct recording to external disks.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16
Revolutionary new quick cut page, 8K editing, neural engine with face recognition, GPU scopes, faster Fusion, 3D audio and more! See it in NAB Booth #SL216
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 16, a major update that adds a revolutionary new cut page specifically designed for editors that need to work quickly and on tight deadlines. In addition, DaVinci Resolve 16 includes dozens of other new features for professional editors, colorists, VFX artists and sound engineers. DaVinci Resolve 16 public beta is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design web site.
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AJA Introduces New Tools and Feature Packed Updates at NAB 2019
AJA Introduces New Tools and Feature Packed Updates at NAB 2019
New Ki Pro GO H.264 multi-channel HD/SD recorder/player, 14 openGear converter cards, two new IP video transmitters, updates featuring improvements for its FS-HDR HDR/WCG Converter, Desktop and Mobile I/O products, AJA Control Room software, HDR Image Analyzer, and HELO recorder/streamer
AJA Video Systems today at NAB 2019, Stand SL2416, announced new solutions and updates that streamline how broadcast, production, post and AV professionals bring audiences dynamic, multi-format content, including the new Ki Pro GO H.264 multi-channel HD/SD recorder/player. Also new to the lineup are 14 openGear converter cards featuring DashBoard software support, two new IP video transmitters that bridge HDMI and 3G-SDI signals to SMPTE ST 2110 and the Corvid 44 12G I/O card for AJA Developers. AJA also introduced updates featuring improvements for its FS-HDR HDR/WCG Converter, Desktop and Mobile I/O products, AJA Control Room software, HDR Image Analyzer, and HELO recorder/streamer.
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Frame.io is Now Natively Integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16
Frame.io is Now Natively Integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16
More than an integration, Frame.io is now a native feature set, tightly woven into the fabric of DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio
Frame.io, the world’s leading video review and collaboration platform used by over 700K filmmakers and media professionals, just announced that their powerful collaboration toolset is now natively integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, in partnership with Blackmagic Design. Built entirely on the now public Frame.io API, Frame.io in DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio is now available in open beta and can be downloaded here. Watch now: Introducing Frame.io in DaVinci Resolve 16.
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Amazon Web Services' New Accelerated Transcoding Delivers 25x Faster Speeds; Showing at NAB Booth SU2202
Amazon Web Services' New Accelerated Transcoding Delivers 25x Faster Speeds; Showing at NAB Booth SU2202
Enables high-resolution streaming of on-demand content for broadcasters and over-the-top providers
Today Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) an Amazon.com company, announced availability of Accelerated Transcoding, a new feature within AWS Elemental MediaConvert that enables broadcasters, over-the-top (OTT) distributors, and other premium content providers to complete their video transcoding projects up to 25 times faster. EPIX, a 24-hour premium TV network, now uses Accelerated Transcoding to convert 4K UHD content for streaming to approximately 70 million U.S. pay TV homes. Accelerated Transcoding will be demonstrated publicly for the first time during the 2019 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) April 8-11 in AWS booth SU2202.
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Introducing the Frame.io Developer Platform and Zapier Integration
Introducing the Frame.io Developer Platform and Zapier Integration
Build a video workflow customized to your needs, plug into an existing integration, or connect Frame.io to more than 1,300 apps through our integration with Zapier.
Frame.io, is making its API publicly available to everyone, starting today. Now, teams can further streamline their video workflow to fit their exact needs. Watch now: The Frame.io Developer Platform.
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NewTek Introduces Groundbreaking New Software-Driven Products at NAB 2019
NewTek Introduces Groundbreaking New Software-Driven Products at NAB 2019
Revolutionary automation, limitless live production software, and 4K NDI® converters simplify and expand user capabilities in unprecedented ways
Building on its position as the leader in Software and IP video at NAB 2019, NewTek announced today major new software-driven products utilizing the universal power of IP video, giving customers breakthrough capabilities and unprecedented options that seek to transform the video industry. From truly cutting-edge show automation, to full live production software designed to run on today’s powerful workstations and servers, to 4K baseband-to-NDI conversion, NewTek’s NAB 2019 product announcements include: Live Story Creator, unlimited recording, multiple simultaneous aspect ratio production, and major advances in Premium Access capabilities, VMC™Software, TriCaster®410 Plus and new Spark Plus™converter products including a 4K model that offers customers unprecedented power and ease of use.
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Telestream Wirecast Integrates Limelight MMD Live Video Streaming
Telestream Wirecast Integrates Limelight MMD Live Video Streaming
New collaboration increases business agility for content producers of many types; creates new revenue streams through intuitive personalized ad insertion
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced it is collaborating with Limelight Networks, Inc., a leading provider of edge cloud services, to integrate Limelight Multi-device Media Delivery (MMD) Live into Telestream’s multi-award winning Wirecast live streaming production software.
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Ikegami Exhibiting New 4K, IP, and HDR Solutions at NAB Show 2019
Ikegami Exhibiting New 4K, IP, and HDR Solutions at NAB Show 2019
Booth #C7925: Unveiling New 4K Camera and Accessory Products, Virtual Control Panel, HDR Option for HLM-60 Series Monitors, and More
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be introducing several new 4K, IP & HDR solutions at the 2019 NAB Show. This year’s convention will be held April 6-11 at The Las Vegas Convention Center, with exhibits running April 8-11.
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Avid Introduces All-New Media Composer, Pioneers ACES Support in NLEs, and Expands NEXIS to the Cloud
Avid Introduces All-New Media Composer, Pioneers ACES Support in NLEs, and Expands NEXIS to the Cloud
Inventor of the nonlinear video editing category, Avid reimagines its flagship Media Composer for a new generation of media makers and resets the bar for excellence
Avid® today announced Media Composer®, its flagship video editing system, has been redesigned and reimagined for today’s—and tomorrow’s—generation of media makers. Unveiled at Connect 2019, the industry’s most powerful gathering of media and entertainment users, the all-new Media Composer 2019 will be in the spotlight starting Monday, April 8 at the NAB Show in Avid’s booth (#SU801).
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Boris FX’s High-End Sapphire Visual Effects Plug-ins Add OFX Support for Autodesk Flame
Boris FX’s High-End Sapphire Visual Effects Plug-ins Add OFX Support for Autodesk Flame
Brings major creative firepower and increased workflow efficiency to Flame 2020
Boris FX Sapphire, the essential visual effects suite, will soon be available as an OFX plug-in for Autodesk Flame. Autodesk’s upcoming 2020 release includes new support for OFX plug-ins, marking a significant transition for the advanced 3D VFX and compositing software — and Sapphire 2019 is ready. Technology previews of Sapphire 2019 OFX plugins working inside the future Flame 2020 release are available at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth SL7620.
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MTI Film Announces ProRes RAW Support in CORTEX v5.2
CORTEX v5.2 now takes advantage of these benefits throughout your workflow, from dailies through color correction, with the ability to deliver high quality HDR output
MTI Film, developer of the industry-acclaimed post-production software CORTEX, has added a powerful new feature, support for ProRes RAW. Our exciting update will be presented at NAB 2019 as part of MTI’s latest upgrade to CORTEX. The new CORTEX 5.2 version supports ProRes RAW at all frame sizes, leveraging the ability to work directly with the camera sensor’s pristine raw image data for finer control during color correction. Since ProRes RAW has phenomenal performance and high quality, it provides our customers with a format ideal for high-dynamic-range (HDR) content creation.
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FilmLight introduces ProRes RAW native support
Support for ProRes RAW implemented in the core FilmLight 5.2 software, making it available at every stage of the pipeline
The latest version of the core Baselight software, version 5.2, and Daylight now support native access to the ProRes RAW format. This is one of the first full implementations of the ProRes RAW format from a world-leading professional colour grading application. The high-quality ProRes RAW image format is now available on cameras from a wide range of vendors, including Canon, Panasonic and Nikon via Atomos recorders, and directly on the DJI Inspire 2 with a Zenmuse X7 camera.
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Assimilate’s SCRATCH Among First to Support Apple’s ProRes RAW
Ubiquitous Format Enables Streamlined Dailies and Post-Production Workflows
Assimilate today announced its SCRATCH software product line is among the first to support Apple’s new ProRes RAW acquisition and compression format. Dailies and post-production artists will now be able to read and import ProRes RAW files into SCRATCH for streamlined workflows, from dailies through post-production.
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Telestream Switch Supports ProRes RAW
Telestream Switch Supports ProRes RAW
Switch: World’s first cross-platform playback tool to include support for ProRes RAW; NAB attendees can see Switch support for ProRes RAW at NAB booth SL3308
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced that its multi-format video player and encoder, Switch, will include support for ProRes RAW. Switch customers rely on the professional, advanced media file inspection and correction capabilities within Switch, and they can now use those same tools with ProRes RAW files. The powerful Switch benefits include the ability to preview camera footage prior to converting it to other formats, trim video to save disk space, inspect and modify the file properties, and convert media into lightweight formats for wide distribution.
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Vizrt to Demonstrate Adobe Creative Cloud Workflows, Integration With Additional Partners at NAB Show
Vizrt to Demonstrate Adobe Creative Cloud Workflows, Integration With Additional Partners at NAB Show
Vizrt (Booth SL3316) to show workflows with Adobe in and other partners at multiple locations during NAB Show 2019
Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, provides tools that work hand-in-hand with the Adobe® Creative Cloud®, giving media companies efficient workflows for managing graphics and video throughout the production pipeline. Visit Vizrt at NAB 2019 on stand SL3316 to see how Vizrt tools integrate with Adobe in action.
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RED to Showcase 8K Workflow and Latest Cameras at NAB 2019
RED to Showcase 8K Workflow and Latest Cameras at NAB 2019
RED Demo Room in North Hall (N201LMR); Also presenting at the inaugural 8K Seminar, on panels, and in partner booths
RED Digital Cinema® will showcase the soon to be released RED R3D® SDK for NVIDIA® CUDA-accelerated platforms, alongside the DSMC2 MONSTRO® 8K VV, GEMINI® 5K S35 and the new RED RANGER™ all-in-one camera system at the RED Demo Room in North Hall (N201LMR) at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 8-11.
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DP Matthew Libatique, ASC at NAB Show for ICG; Birds of a Feather Session and Other Appearances by ICG Members Featured Throughout Event
DP Matthew Libatique, ASC at NAB Show for ICG; Birds of a Feather Session and Other Appearances by ICG Members Featured Throughout Event
The two-time Oscar® nominee Libatique (A Star Is Born, Iron Man, Black Swan) will explain his approach to lighting, color and a musical feel to camera movement that enhances the story and maintains narrative flow.
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is programming two events at the upcoming NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center while many ICG members will be appearing throughout the event on over 15 panels and sessions covering a wide range of industry challenges.
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Blackmagic Design Announces NAB 2019 Customer Booth Speakers
Blackmagic Design Announces NAB 2019 Customer Booth SpeakersBlackmagic Design announced today the schedule for presentations by a variety of filmmakers, streamers and broadcasters at its booth during the 2019 NAB show. The presentations will provide a look at the vision and techniques used by customers with a variety of Blackmagic Design products. The presentations will take place in between DaVinci Resolve Studio demo sessions on the main stage at the Blackmagic Design Booth (SL216).
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Matrox at NAB 2019 — Product Preview
Matrox at NAB 2019 — Product Preview
Company to showcase full range of award-winning HD and 4K/multi-HD encoders, cutting-edge SMTPE ST 2110 NIC and hardware codec cards, and high-performance 4K IP KVM extenders, Booth SL3811
At NAB 2019 (booth SL3811), Matrox® will showcase its full range of award-winning HD and 4K/multi-HD encoders, cutting-edge SMTPE ST 2110 NIC and hardware codec cards, and high-performance 4K IP KVM extenders.
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Pond5 Announces Plan to Build a New Marketplace of Premium Video Footage Shot With ProRes RAW
Pond5 Announces Plan to Build a New Marketplace of Premium Video Footage Shot With ProRes RAW
New initiative provides filmmakers with the opportunity to reach a global audience while earning incremental revenue from their ProRes RAW video work
Global video marketplace Pond5 today announced a plan to create a new collection of royalty-free licensable video shot with Apple’s recently released ProRes RAW codec.
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EditShare Adds Support for Dolby Vision HDR Compliance Testing
EditShare QScan support for Dolby Vision HDR workflows expands compliance verification options for certified Dolby Vision mastering houses
EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, media asset management (MAM) and automated quality control (AQC), is providing Dolby Vision certified mastering post-production facilities new HDR compliance verification capabilities with its QScan product line. Bringing extraordinary image depth and color to productions, Dolby Vision is the preferred HDR technology for major studios, creatives, and streaming service providers.
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New JVC Hardware Encoder Delivers Real-Time HEVC Compression for Bandwidth Savings
New JVC Hardware Encoder Delivers Real-Time HEVC Compression for Bandwidth Savings
Powered by an all-hardware compression chip, the portable BR-EN900 provides broadcast-quality HEVC encoding up to 1080p60 with 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling
(Wayne, NJ--April 4, 2019) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD BR-EN900 encoder designed for studio and remote production, ENG, live streaming from sports venues, and point-to-point HD video contribution. Powered by an all-hardware compression chip, the portable BR-EN900 provides broadcast-quality HEVC (H.265) encoding up to 1080p60 with 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling.
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Pond5 Launches New 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K RED Camera Footage Collection and Search Filter for Premium RED Content
Pond5 Launches New 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K RED Camera Footage Collection and Search Filter for Premium RED Content
Brand new cinema-quality collection featuring video shot exclusively on RED Digital Cinema cameras provides endless options for creative high-resolution editing
Recognizing the growing need for video captured in the highest definition possible, global content marketplace Pond5 today launched a brand new premium footage collection featuring 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K video shot exclusively on RED Digital Cinema cameras. In addition, Pond5 has debuted a new "RED Camera" ​search filter for video on its site, allowing customers to easily discover hundreds of thousands of clips created with RED’s award-winning cameras within its library of more than 14 million video clips.
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Sonnet Showcases Adobe Creative Cloud Applications' Support for eGPU at 2019 NAB Show
Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Media Encoder Now Support eGPUs With AMD Radeon Pro Cards and the eGFX Breakaway Box
Sonnet Technologies will showcase its award-winning eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 eGPU expansion chassis and the AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100 GPU card providing support for Adobe® Premiere® Pro and After Effects® in the Adobe booth and in the AMD meeting room at the 2019 NAB Show. The new releases of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Adobe Media Encoder — all part of Adobe Creative Cloud® — take advantage of Thunderbolt-connected eGPUs to enhance their performance.
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Adobe Creative Cloud Innovation at NAB 2019 Meets Heavy Demands of Today's Video Professionals
Adobe Creative Cloud Innovation at NAB 2019 Meets Heavy Demands of Today's Video Professionals
Latest video release brings increased power and added creative power
Ahead of the 2019 NAB Show, Adobe today announced performance updates and new innovations for video and audio tools in Adobe Creative Cloud to improve efficiency in video production. From a wide range of film, TV, broadcast and streaming projects including Clemency, Fox Sports, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Native Son, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men and VICE Media, Adobe Creative Cloud powers the world's best video apps and services by providing the most integrated product workflows.
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JVC Introduces CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S for IP-Based Sports, News Production at NAB 2019
JVC Introduces CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S for IP-Based Sports, News Production at NAB 2019
JVC will be presenting at NAB Show Booth C4415
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce its CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S compact live production and streaming studio next week at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth C4415) in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for sports and other live events, the self-contained control room features a production switcher with six IP inputs that support NDI as well as the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) streaming protocols.
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Telestream Offers Media Processing in Microsoft Azure
Telestream Offers Media Processing in Microsoft Azure
Seamless and intelligent workflow optimizes resources by following the media; See the latest version of Vantage at the Telestream booth at NAB booth SL3308
Telestream®, a leading provider of workflow automation, processing and quality monitoring and management solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced that Vantage Cloud Port media processing services have been developed and qualified to run on Microsoft Azure.
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Panasonic Announces Schedule of Presentations and Panel Discussions on its NAB Main Stage
Panasonic Announces Schedule of Presentations and Panel Discussions on its NAB Main Stage
Filmmakers and Broadcasters Recap Top Projects Shot on Panasonic Cinema and Systems Cameras in NAB Show Booth C3607
Panasonic has announced a full schedule of presentations and panel discussions to be held April 8-April 10 on the main stage of its NAB booth C3607, with leading cinematographers and broadcasters showcasing projects and footage shot on Panasonic cameras. These presentations will be available on Panasonic’s Facebook page, @panasonicprovideoUSA, as well as the Panasonic Business Solutions YouTube Channel. Presenters will include William Wages, ASC (“The Forgiven”), DP Charles Papert (“Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes”), TBN’s Director of Network Operations Larry Haley, Loyola Marymount University’s Director of Broadcast Production Patrick Alcerro, Dr. Andrew Cross of Vizrt/NewTek (“The NDI Vision”), as well as early adopters of Panasonic’s new AG-CX350, the industry’slightest 4K 10-bit fixed-lens camcorder.
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New Afidus ATL200 Long Term Time Lapse Camera at NAB, Product of the Year Nominated
New Afidus ATL200 Long Term Time Lapse Camera at NAB, Product of the Year Nominated
Offers 1080HD with in-camera HDR, optical zoom, app control, a motion sensor, IP65 weather resistant, MP4 capture and timer with day-of-week schedule
Afidus, a Taiwan based surveillance camera company, entered the time lapse camera market in Q4 2018 and chose TimeLapseCameras.com, a Rochester based company, as North America’s exclusive retailer of the Afidus ATL200 time lapse camera. The Afidus quickly became recognized as a feature packed affordable camera for long term time lapse capture and great choice for a wide variety of projects including macro content. The Afidus ATL200 will be on display in the TimeLapseCameras.com booth at the NAB Show, C12140.
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Vizrt acquires NewTek To Become Global Powerhouse in Advanced Video Systems
Vizrt acquires NewTek To Become Global Powerhouse in Advanced Video Systems
The acquisition creates the largest company in the broadcast space that is dedicated to enabling IT based video production.
Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, has acquired NewTek, world leader in IP-based, software-driven live video production solutions. The acquisition creates the largest company in the broadcast space that is dedicated to enabling IT based video production. The goal is to make it possible for people to tell their story using video, whether they are a kid in a classroom or a tier-1 broadcaster.
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CyanView’s Cy-Stem Universal Camera Control System Nominated For NAB 2019 Product Of The Year Award
CyanView’s Cy-Stem Universal Camera Control System Nominated For NAB 2019 Product Of The Year Award
“Now, vision engineers can have similar level of control over specialty cameras as they do over system cameras”
CyanView has announced that its Cy-Stem universal camera control system has been nominated in the 2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards (Cameras, Camera Support and Accessories). Cy-Stem is a unique solution that brings new levels of capability and flexibility to live production.
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Making The Forest Leaves Dance for Ridley Scott's Hennessy Short, "The Seven Worlds"
Making The Forest Leaves Dance for Ridley Scott's Hennessy Short, "The Seven Worlds"
The Mocap Studio and Xsens were called upon to help Ridley Scott nail his epic Hennessy short film via precise, on-location motion data capture.
From Alien to Blade Runner and Gladiator, Ridley Scott has helmed some of the most iconic and celebrated films of all time. However, the legendary film-director doesn't limit himself only to big-screen endeavors, having also created some of the most iconic advertising shorts, including Apple's 1984.
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New ALEXA Mini LF Expands ARRI’s Large-Format Camera System
New ALEXA Mini LF Expands ARRI’s Large-Format Camera System
Large-format ALEXA LF sensor in an ALEXA Mini body; New, cost-efficient Codex Compact Drive for fast and open workflows; Best overall image quality with much higher usable sensitivity; ALEXA Mini LF cameras are scheduled to start shipping from mid-2019
ARRI today unveils its new ALEXA Mini LF camera. Combining the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor, ALEXA Mini LF brings exciting new creative possibilities to ARRI’s large-format camera system. Robust and reliable, it provides the best overall image quality for large-format shooting, and features three internal motorized FSND filters, 12 V power input, extra power outputs, a new Codex Compact Drive, and a new MVF-2 high-contrast HD viewfinder.
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NAB2019 News: FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery
NAB2019 News: FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery
As well as demonstrations of Baselight version 5.2, and soon-to-come 5.3, NAB attendees will also see in-context colour grading for the full range of Baselight Editions, including Flame, NUKE, and Avid: Booth SL4105
With the colour grading suite now the hub for finishing on movies, premium television and commercials, FilmLight is focusing on putting all the right colour tools into the hands of the creatives who need them, and on simplifying the pipeline for collaborative workflows.
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Sigma Attracts Content Creators with Expanded Cine Lens Collection and New L-Mount Lenses at NAB 2019
Sigma Attracts Content Creators with Expanded Cine Lens Collection and New L-Mount Lenses at NAB 2019
Sigma continues investment in both cinematic and video productions with new high-speed full-frame prime lenses and first look at anticipated L-mount Art lenses
a href="https://sigma.cmail20.com/t/r-l-jilyithy-ultkjyuytt-n/">Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its presence at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show held in Las Vegas, NV from April 6-11, 2019. Attendees to the show are invited to visit Sigma in booth C10308 to learn about its product offerings for cinematographers, DPs and filmmakers of all levels and all genres.
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Boris FX Unveils Major Updates to 2019 Editing and VFX Plug-Ins, Plus Technology Previews at NAB
Boris FX Unveils Major Updates to 2019 Editing and VFX Plug-Ins, Plus Technology Previews at NAB
New creative VFX options and workflows for time-strapped editors, artists, and motion graphics designers
Boris FX’s award-winning 2019 product line (Sapphire, Continuum, and Mocha Pro) adds significant creative visual effects tools with its upcoming releases (2019.5). Technology demos will debut at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth SL7620.
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AWS Launches an Open API Spec to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows
AWS Launches an Open API Spec to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows
API specification supports HLS, MSS and DASH packaging as well as standard DRM platforms, including Apple FairPlay Streaming, Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine, AES-128, and proprietary DRMs
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE), an open, extensible API specification developed to streamline integration of Digital Rights Management (DRM) with encoders, transcoders, and origin servers (encryptors).
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Autodesk Unleashes 3ds Max 2020
Autodesk Unleashes 3ds Max 2020
New release packs a punch with improved content creation and design viz toolset
Today Autodesk released 3ds Max 2020, the latest version of its 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. The new release revamps the user experience with customer-requested features that enable faster playback speeds, optimize performance and increase flexibility.
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Pond5 and DJI Expand Premium Aerial Footage Collection with New Content from Professional Drone Pilots Around the World
Pond5 and DJI Expand Premium Aerial Footage Collection with New Content from Professional Drone Pilots Around the World
International pilots join US-based and FAA-certified drone filmmakers in the Pond5 marketplace, with a new footage search filter providing customers with the freshest aerial content
Following last year’s much heralded launch of the Pond5 DJI premium footage collection, global content marketplace Pond5 and DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, have expanded the in-demand offering to include a wealth of high-quality aerial footage from professional drone pilots around the world.
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Tim Walker Joins AJA Video Systems as Senior Product Manager for FS Family of Frame Synchronizers and Converters
Tim Walker Joins AJA Video Systems as Senior Product Manager for FS Family of Frame Synchronizers and Converters
Walker joins the AJA team from Grass Valley, where he served as senior product manager for its switcher line
Today AJA Video Systems announced that Tim Walker has joined AJA as Senior Product Manager for its FS family of frame synchronizers and converters, including the FS-HDR, as well as the HDR Image Analyzer. Walker joins the team from Grass Valley, where he served as senior product manager for its switcher line. With more than ten years of experience shepherding the development of broadcast equipment, he brings extensive industry knowledge and engineering expertise to AJA, which will help drive innovation of the FS product line forward.
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NAB: TVU MediaMind Appliance Uses Time Code, AI-Based Facial/Speech Recognition to Generate Metadata
NAB: TVU MediaMind Appliance Uses Time Code, AI-Based Facial/Speech Recognition to Generate Metadata
New Solution Part of TVU MediaMind Ecosystem of Cloud-Based Production, Distribution and Global Asset Sharing Marketplace; TVU MediaMind appliance will be on display in the TVU Networks' NAB Show booth C1707
At NAB 2019 TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, will announce the new MediaMind Appliance, a metadata generation and search engine that speeds production performance and content reuse within an existing broadcast media supply chain. The system uses a combination of time-code and AI-based facial and speech recognition to generate metadata. And an open API lets users connect directly with MAM and NLE systems. TVU Networks will exhibit in booth #C1707 during the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month.
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NAB 2019 NEWS: Dejero Unveils Return Video and Teleprompting Solution for Remote Production Teams
NAB 2019 NEWS: Dejero Unveils Return Video and Teleprompting Solution for Remote Production Teams
Dejero CuePoint low-latency return feed server boosts talent cueing, production and confidence monitoring, and real-time teleprompting in the field
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is launching CuePoint, a new low-latency return feed server that keeps live broadcast production and remote teams synchronized, at the upcoming NAB 2019 show, April 8-11 2019, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth C2025.
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Archiware Previews P5 Version 6 and Hosts Storage Partner LumaForge at NAB 2019
Archiware’s booth SL15416 hosts storage manufacturer LumaForge. New partnerships for NAB Show 2019 include EditShare and KYNO.
At NAB Show 2019, Archiware delivers a preview of the upcoming version of the Archiware P5 data management software suite. Version 6, to be released mid-2019, is based on state-of-the-art underlying technology to make it future-proof. The user interface receives a design overhaul.
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Object Matrix Enables Hybrid Workflows with Amazon Web Services
Object Matrix Enables Hybrid Workflows with Amazon Web ServicesObject Matrix has announced its roadmap for enhancing the API integration between MatrixStore and two Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Glacier. Object Matrix will be demonstrating the API integration on its booth at NAB Show 2019 (SL5821) from 8th– 11thApril.
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Quantum to Showcase New NVMe Flash Platform, Solutions for Multiple Workflow Stages at 2019 NAB
New Solutions for On-Set Production and Innovations for StorNext Underscore Quantum as Industry Choice for Demanding Environments, on view in Booth #SL4409
Quantum Corp. today announced that at the 2019 NAB Show it will launch a new NVMe all-flash storage platform that is designed to dramatically accelerate media workflows. The company also announced general availability of StorNext 6.2, a major new release of the company's award-winning StorNext® high performance shared storage. StorNext 6.2 is shipping today with the latest generation Xcellis® appliances, the solution of choice to ingest, edit, share and preserve media content and provide an improved technical foundation for organizations to run their operations.
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Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel”
Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel”
Studio delivers hundreds of complex VFX shots for the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Striving for picture-perfect realism and applying a mania for detail, Rising Sun Pictures produced nearly 300 visual effects shots for Marvel Studios’ latest film Captain Marvel. The studio executed a host of challenging visuals for the blockbuster production including a fully 3D subterranean aircraft hangar stuffed with military gear and fabricating a series of shimmering holograms.
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RIST Forum Established, Promotes Interoperable Internet Video Transport Solution at NAB 2019
RIST Forum Established, Promotes Interoperable Internet Video Transport Solution at NAB 2019
Current members include Amagi, Artel, Ateme, Cobalt Digital, Crystal, DVEO, Evertz, Haivision, Happy Robotz, MVA Broadcast Consulting, Mankin Media, Media Transport Solutions, Net Insight, Nevion, Qvidium, Sencore, Synamedia, Telecom Product Consulting, VideoFlow, Zayo, and Zixi
The RIST Forum was established today with 21 founding companies to promote the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST), a new interoperable and royalty free standard for low-latency video transport over unmanaged networks for contribution and distribution applications. In its efforts to promote worldwide adoption of RIST, the new industry association engages both users and vendors of RIST technology and products.
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Eleven New British Companies To Shine at NAB 2019
The 11 are part of a group of 37 companies who are exhibiting at the world’s biggest media technology fair
Eleven British companies are exhibiting at NAB for the first time this year. They are part of a group of 37 companies who are exhibiting at the world’s biggest media technology fair. The UK group is managed by Tradefair on behalf of techUK and is supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT). This year is the 30th anniversary of Tradefair managing Government supported pavilions and trade missions.
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Ross Brings High Impact, High Efficiency Production Solutions to NAB Show 2019
Ross Brings High Impact, High Efficiency Production Solutions to NAB Show 2019
Over 9000 square feet of booth space at booth SL 1805 throughout NAB Show 2019, with live-streamed keynote presentation Sunday night
Ross Video will be Living Live at the NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 8-11th 2019, Booth SL 1805) with over 9000 square feet of booth space loaded with innovative live production solutions. With the theme High Impact, High Efficiency, Ross will showcase solutions that leverage the latest technology and enable professionals working in live production to create more compelling content, more efficiently.
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Matrox Unveils Matrox M264 S4: The World’s Only Four-Channel 4Kp60 XAVC Codec Card
Matrox M264 S4 provides unprecedented H.264 4:2:2 10-bit encoding and decoding of up to four 4Kp60 channels in PC-based broadcast contribution, production, or distribution systems
Matrox® Video today announces the Matrox M264 S4, a new addition to the Matrox M264 family of H.264 hardware codec cards. The Matrox M264 S4 card supports up to four channels of 4K Sony® XAVC and Panasonic® AVC-ULTRA encoding/decoding in a single-slot card to enable high-density, multi-channel 4K workflows in PC-based platforms.
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NAB: Apantac Adds HDMI 2.0 UHD Outputs to its Top Selling Multiviewers
NAB: Apantac Adds HDMI 2.0 UHD Outputs to its Top Selling Multiviewers
Demonstrates Entire Range of its UHD Solutions at NAB 2019, Booth SL 8006
Apantac, an internationally recognized manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces that it is enhancing its multiviewers by adding HDMI 2.0 output support. In addition, the company will showcase its full range of HDMI 2.0 and 4K / UHD solutions at the upcoming NAB 2019 show on booth SL8006.
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NAB: Bridge Technologies to Highlight Breadth and Depth of Solutions That Will Ease Industry Transition to IP
Hardware and software tools address needs of studios, OB vans, remote production facilities, OTT/cloud operators, satellite, terrestrial and cable
At NAB 2019 (Booth #SU6702), Bridge Technologies will showcase the broad and deep range of solutions it offers that will help the broadcast industry make a smooth transition to an all-IP infrastructure. Specifically, the company will focus on how it delivers state of the art hardware and software tools that enable IP networks to be monitored and analysed, providing information in real time that supports broadcasters in ensuring optimum quality of service and consumer satisfaction.
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Primestream To Present New and Improved Media Management Technology at NAB 2019
Extended functionality and increased performance will help customers in the enterprise, digital media, sports and broadcast market sto solve their real-world workflow challenges.
Primestream® will present significant updates and improvements to its Dynamic Media Management platform at NAB 2019, with extended functionality and increased performance that will help customers in the enterprise, digital media, sports and broadcast markets to solve their real-world workflow challenges.
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Hitachi Kokusai Unveils SK-HD1800 Studio and EFP Camera with Advanced CMOS Technology and Remotely-Controlled Filter Wheel
New, cost-effective 1080p HDR camera delivers superior quality and combines with versatile CCU to support key industry transitions
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera, the latest model in its highly-acclaimed broadcast camera line. Combining the advanced CMOS imaging technology first implemented in Hitachi Kokusai’s award-winning Z-HD5500 camera with a motorized, four-position filter wheel for remote operation, the new SK-HD1800 delivers spectacular image quality for mobile and event-based productions even in venues with challenging LED lighting and displays.
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Steinberg Launches Nuendo 10 Audio Post-Production Workstation
Steinberg Launches Nuendo 10 Audio Post-Production Workstation
Nuendo 10 combines premium audio quality with a sheer endless number of advanced editing tools, intelligent workflow enhancements and exciting new features
Steinberg today announced the upcoming availability of Nuendo 10 at the GDC Expo in San Francisco.
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Markus Zeiler Joins Executive Board of the ARRI Group, Responsible for ARRI Rental Worldwide
Markus Zeiler Joins Executive Board of the ARRI Group, Responsible for ARRI Rental Worldwide
Zeiler previously served as Head of the Business Unit Lighting at ARRI
The Supervisory Board of the ARRI Group, at its meeting yesterday, decided to appoint a new member to the Executive Board of the ARRI Group which currently consists of Dr. Joerg Pohlman and Dr. Michael Neuhaeuser.
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Gorilla Group Expands with DaVinci Resolve Studio for UltraHD 4K HDR Delivery
Gorilla Group Expands with DaVinci Resolve Studio for UltraHD 4K HDR Delivery
Facility now supports Dolby Vision color correction and IMF format delivery, using DaVinci Resolve for both editing and color grading to win status as Netflix Preferred Vendor
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the Gorilla Group had chosen DaVinci Resolve Studio as part of a facility expansion that has added in support for Dolby Vision color correction and IMF format delivery for Netflix. Designed by Jigsaw24, the system features a dual boot, HP Z8 workstation running Linux and Windows, alongside an external crate featuring three NVIDIA Titan V 12GB graphics cards, 12 SSD slots for local storage and 40GB Ethernet. The suite relies on Sony BVM-X300 and Dolby PRM 4200 reference monitors.
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CyanView Extends Mini-Camera Live Control to ENG Camcorders, D-Cinema Cameras
Cy-RI0 delivers greater flexibility for remote production; exhibiting at NAB Booth C8630
At this year’s NAB, CyanView will be announcing exciting new products as well as discussing with visitors to its stand (C8630) the progress the company has made over the past 12 months in substantially expanding the range of cameras controllable via its unique, innovative universal camera control system. CyanView will also be talking about the features it has added that greatly increase the scope, functionality and flexibility of its solution.
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XenData Partners with Wasabi to Launch a Cloud File Storage Service
XenData Partners with Wasabi to Launch a Cloud File Storage Service
The new service is ideal for many creative media, image, scientific and engineering active archive applications. It allows file-based applications to seamlessly use Wasabi hot cloud storage
XenData, the global provider of high capacity data storage solutions based on hybrid cloud, data tape and optical cartridges, launches a highly scalable, yet affordable service to archive files to Wasabi hot cloud storage. It includes subscriptions for XenData Cloud File Gateway software that runs on Windows servers on-premises and allows any file-based application running on the local network to write to and read from Wasabi. The service creates a hybrid cloud archive using XenData software to manage a local disk volume creating a smart disk cache which maximizes overall restore performance and minimizes the use of Internet bandwidth.
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PlayBox Neo to Demonstrate Media Cloud for Any Scale with US launch of Cloud2TV
PlayBox Neo to Demonstrate Media Cloud for Any Scale with US launch of Cloud2TV
"Channel In A Box" to be displayed at NAB Show 2019, Booth SL11216
PlayBox Neo (www.playboxneo.com) will demonstrate the latest enhancements to its Channel in a Box range of modular channel branding and playout products during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 8th-11th. Exhibiting at booth SL11216 PlayBox Neo will be represented by Pavlin Rahnev (CEO), Van Duke (US Director of Operations) and colleagues from the company's sales and support offices around the globe.
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Chesapeake Systems Expands Northeast Team
Chesapeake Systems Expands Northeast Team
Industry Veterans Chris May and Peter Price Bring Expertise to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Media Technology Systems in M&E Space
Chesapeake Systems, the premier workflow solutions architects for highly advanced media technology systems in media and entertainment, has added industry veterans Chris May and Peter Price to the company’s Northeast team. May serves as Director of Business Development and Price has assumed the role of Director of Solutions Architecture.
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Danmon Asia Selected To Distribute Full Ross Video Product Line Throughout Vietnam
Danmon Asia Selected To Distribute Full Ross Video Product Line Throughout Vietnam
Danmon Asia will sell and support the full range of Ross products including production switchers, routers, motion graphics systems, camera robotics, newsroom systems, virtual sets, augmented reality, workflow management, automated production control, trackers, keyers, and signal processors
Ross Video announces that Danmon Asia has been appointed as Master Distributor for Vietnam. With this agreement, Danmon Asia will sell and support the full range of Ross products including production switchers, routers, motion graphics systems, camera robotics, newsroom systems, virtual sets, augmented reality, workflow management, automated production control, trackers, keyers, and signal processors. These products are designed from the ground up to work seamlessly together while supporting the world's best interfaces to third-party solutions.
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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network
TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network
Collaboration Reaffirms TVU Networks’ Commitment to the Power and Possibility of Advanced Video Capability Over 5G
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea.
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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions
Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions
Venture-backed Company Announces VFX Industry Veteran Mark Tobin as CEO
Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development.
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ENCO to Showcase Automated Captioning Advances at 2019 NAB Show
ENCO to Showcase Automated Captioning Advances at 2019 NAB Show
Enhancements to enCaption solution bolster renowned accuracy, performance and machine learning abilities, while new deployment options optimize IP-based workflows
ENCO is coming to the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas with a bevy of new advances in its award-winning enCaption4 automated captioning solution. Just weeks after introducing new configurations that bring the benefits of captions to radio audiences for the first time, the company will unveil enhancements that further improve enCaption4’s renowned performance and deployment flexibility for television broadcasters, OTT service providers and AV professionals. ENCO will demonstrate these developments in booth N2524.
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NAB News: MultiDyne Strengthens OTT and IPTV Presence with New Compression Series
NAB News: MultiDyne Strengthens OTT and IPTV Presence with New Compression Series
Market-leading fiber transport company launches range of encoders and decoders to support 4K/UHD compression in streaming media workflows
MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions will officially enter the compression market at the 2019 NAB Show with a specialized range of professional, broadcast-quality encoders and decoders for streaming media workflows. To be unveiled at the MultiDyne booth (C5013), the new MD9200 range strengthens the company’s value proposition with OTT and IPTV service providers moving SD, HD and 4K/UHD content over public and private IP and fiber networks.
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NCIS: LOS ANGELES Celebrates 10 Years /Digital FilmTree Provides Post for Nearly 250 Episodes
NCIS: LOS ANGELES Celebrates 10 Years /Digital FilmTree Provides Post for Nearly 250 Episodes
Production has employed a number of first, including first NA broadcast to use ARRI Alexa, with advanced workflow strategies for 250-400 VFX shots per episode
Congratulating CBS on the 10th season of NCIS: Los Angeles, DigitalFilm Tree has supported the success of the action-packed television series on nearly 250 episodes. Averaging 250-400 effects per show, CEO Ramy Katrib of DigitalFilm Tree thanks Producers Christopher Molnar and Erik Whitmyre on NCIS: Los Angeles for giving the team at DFT an extraordinary trust over the last decade that has enabled a number of firsts in capture, edit and finishing.
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Frame.io Introduces 10 New Features to Dramatically Improve Video Collaboration
Frame.io Introduces 10 New Features to Dramatically Improve Video Collaboration
It’s now easier than ever for video professionals to collaborate on more types of media in a faster and more secure way in Frame.io
Frame.io, the world’s most popular video review and collaboration platform used by over 700K filmmakers and media professionals, is rolling out 10 new features today that will dramatically improve how media professionals collaborate on video, from initial upload to final delivery and everything in between. Top user-requested features now available in Frame.io include a new reel player presentation format, @mentions, and support for multi-page PDFs.
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Yospace to showcase premium server-side ad insertion at NAB 2019
Yospace to showcase premium server-side ad insertion at NAB 2019
The leading SSAI provider will showcase the latest developments in monetizing live and VoD content, with new features to optimise yield from programmatic demand, low latency live streaming, MPEG-DASH, CMAF and data security
Yospace will be demonstrating its premium server-side ad insertion (SSAI) capabilities at this year’s NAB show. At the show, Yospace will be showcasing how to scale programmatic with low latency for major live events; implement a joined-up monetization strategy across live and VoD; monetize DRM-protected content using MPEG-DASH or HLS with CMAF; protect first-party viewer data from exposure to third parties.
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Data-Driven Real-Time Motion Graphics with Ventuz Software at NAB 2019
Data-Driven Real-Time Motion Graphics with Ventuz Software at NAB 2019
Advances in real-time interactive data and augmented reality will be showcased in NAB Booth #SL1523MR
The abundance of data at our disposal is posing new challenges for graphic visualization concepts in broadcast studios and newsrooms. Ventuz Technology, developer of 3D real-time motion graphics solutions, will showcase their newest toolsets for smart and dynamic visualization workflows for live data at NAB 2019. The ever-growing amount of data we are collecting poses new visualization challenges to broadcast networks, who have to explore new ways to translate this data into appealing and understandable graphics.
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JVC ProHD Studio 4000S Anchors New Broadcast Production Flypacks for World TeamTennis
JVC ProHD Studio 4000S Anchors New Broadcast Production Flypacks for World TeamTennis
For the 2018 season, WTT produced 32 of its 43 matches using the flypack systems
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced World TeamTennis will provide multi-camera live coverage of its matches this season for the second consecutive year using flypack production systems, each anchored by a ProHD Studio 4000S sports production and streaming studio and three GY-HM620 ProHD camcorders. The league’s 2019 season will run July 14 - August 3, with matches in eight locations across the United States.
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SMPTE Calls for Applications for 2019 Student Paper Award and Scholarship
Applications for Society's Annual Student Opportunities Are Due by May 13
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced it is accepting applications for the 2019 Student Paper Award and the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship. These opportunities provide students with occasions to explore the motion-imaging field, connect with both peers and industry leaders, and showcase their creative and technical talents.
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Digital Nirvana Introduces Media Services Portal, a Suite of Closed-Captioning Solutions
The Media Services Portal offers a single interface for customers to access three critical captioning functions: closed caption generation, closed caption quality assurance, and automatic closed caption generation and metadata enhancement
Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, today introduced the Media Services Portal — a comprehensive, one-stop suite of solutions for meeting the full gamut of broadcasters' closed-captioning requirements.
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NAB NDI News: Magewell Unveils New NDI Hardware Decoder, Expanding IP Video Workflows from Production to Presentation
NAB NDI News: Magewell Unveils New NDI Hardware Decoder, Expanding IP Video Workflows from Production to Presentation
Pro Convert AIO RX brings NewTek's popular IP technology to applications such as digital signage; decoding also offered as upgrade for Magewell NDI® encoders
Bringing a new dimension to its portfolio of cost-effective devices for bridging traditional video equipment with IP-based workflows, Magewell today unveiled the new Pro Convert AIO RX hardware-based NDI® decoder. Converting live NDI streams into high-quality SDI or HDMI outputs for connection to baseband devices such as monitors and projectors, the low-latency decoder simplifies the use of NewTek's popular media-over-IP technology in applications such as digital signage and video walls.
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Object Matrix Enhances Hybrid Workflows with MatrixStore 4.0
Object Matrix Enhances Hybrid Workflows with MatrixStore 4.0
Jonathan Morgan, CEO Object Matrix, commented: “We strongly believe that the future of storage is neither on-premise nor in the cloud, but a combination of both. By delivering integrated hybrid workflows, we can allow our customers to work local, share global.”
Object Matrix, award winning provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions to the media industry, has launched the latest version of MatrixStore. The media focused private cloud storage solution, MatrixStore 4.0, which has been enhanced to further improve hybrid workflows, will be demonstrated on its stand at NAB Las Vegas.
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China’s Anhui TV Outfits Its First 4K OB Van with Blackmagic Design’s 12G‑SDI Workflow
China’s Anhui TV Outfits Its First 4K OB Van with Blackmagic Design’s 12G‑SDI Workflow
Blackmagic Design products in use include URSA Broadcast cameras, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, HyperDeck Studio 12G and various converters and monitoring products
Blackmagic Design today announced that China’s Anhui TV designed its first 4K OB van with Blackmagic Design 12G-SDI products, including URSA Broadcast cameras, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, HyperDeck Studio 12G and various converters and monitoring products.
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Academy Award® Nominated Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services
Academy Award® Nominated Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services
The pair have collaborated on numerous films over the years, including this year’s Best Picture Academy Award® winner Green Book
March 15, 2019--Supervising Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro, who share a 2015 Academy Award® nomination for their work on Unbroken, have joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. The pair have collaborated on numerous films over the years, including this year’s Best Picture Academy Award® winner Green Book, with DeCristofaro as supervising sound editor and Sullivan as ADR supervisor. Sony Pictures is building theater-style studios with sound design and mixing capabilities for the two sound artists on the studio lot.
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IMAGICA Lab.Inc. Builds New Unified Editing, Color Grading and VFX Suite with DaVinci Resolve
IMAGICA Lab.Inc. Builds New Unified Editing, Color Grading and VFX Suite with DaVinci Resolve
IMAGICA Lab.Inc. is the largest post production company in Japan providing various image production services such as video production, editing, film development, CG, game graphics and Web content
Blackmagic Design announced today that Tokyo based IMAGICA Lab.Inc. created a new post production suite, titled “SEVEN," that unified the company’s editing, color grading and VFX work with DaVinci Resolve Studio at their Tokyo Ginza 7-chome studio.
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Spanish Broadcaster Deploys TVU Networks to Enhance Dakar Rally Coverage
Spanish Broadcaster Deploys TVU Networks to Enhance Dakar Rally Coverage
The high quality and reliability of TVU Nano Router and TVU Anywhere enabled RTVE to broadcast smartphone captured video live and full-screen in its coverage of Dakar Rally 2019
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE deployed TVU Nano Router and TVU Anywhere to contribute SDI video over wireless networks from the remote and difficult conditions of the Dakar Rally in Latin America live to the RTVE studio in Barcelona. The Dakar Rally is renowned off-road rally endurance race that has been going on for more than 40 years.
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Broadcast Pix Introduces BPswitch IX Integrated Production Switcher with Expanded IP at NAB 2019
Broadcast Pix Introduces BPswitch IX Integrated Production Switcher with Expanded IP at NAB 2019
BPswitch IX is designed for auditoriums, stadiums, conference rooms, and other facilities equipped with remote cameras that are switched from a central control room
Broadcast Pix™ will introduce the newest model in the BPswitch integrated production switcher product family, BPswitch™ IX, at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL4210), which runs April 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for productions that rely on IP-based workflows and remote cameras, BPswitch IX features six network inputs that support NDI and RTSP sources.
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Childish Gambino’s Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets a New Standard for Realtime Immersive Experiences
Childish Gambino’s Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets a New Standard for Realtime Immersive Experiences
Pharos took place outside Auckland, New Zealand in the world’s largest inflatable dome; hour-long set of stunning visuals created with NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs powering Epic Games’ Unreal Engine using their new nDisplay cluster rendering technology
2n, a pioneer in both interactive software design and live tour visuals, has redefined large-scale immersive experiences with Pharos, the winner of this year’s Visual Effects Society award for best visual effects in a special venue project.
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CMT Expands Its Arsenal of Genelec Smart Active Monitors as It Updates Five Video Editing Suites in Its Nashville Facility to 5.1 Surround
CMT Expands Its Arsenal of Genelec Smart Active Monitors as It Updates Five Video Editing Suites in Its Nashville Facility to 5.1 Surround
All of these editing suites join CMT’s original 5.1 video post-production studio, which got its first set of Genelec 5.1 monitors back in 2002
Television network CMT is continuing to keep itself at the cutting edge of media technology, most recently with the upgrade of its five video editing suites at its Nashville production and post-production facility in late 2018 from Genelec 2.1 monitoring to fully discrete 5.1 surround monitoring, with the integration of new Genelec 8320A Smart Active Monitors™ and 7350A Smart Active Subwoofers.
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Timeline TV Adopts Remote Production Workflow for Women's Super League based on URSA Broadcast
Timeline TV Adopts Remote Production Workflow for Women's Super League based on URSA Broadcast
Timeline TV has implemented a bespoke remote production solution to produce coverage of the Football Association’s Women’s Super League built around the Blackmagic 3G-SDI Shield for Arduino and URSA Broadcast
(Fremont, CA--March 12, 2019) Blackmagic Design today announced that broadcast services specialist, Timeline TV, has implemented a bespoke remote production solution to produce coverage of the Football Association’s (FA) Women’s Super League (WSL), built around the Blackmagic 3G-SDI Shield for Arduino and URSA Broadcast.
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New Telestream Wirecast Release Features Stock Media Library
New Telestream Wirecast Release Features Stock Media Library
Over 500,000 unique, high-quality media assets including transitions, motion backgrounds, audio backing tracks and video clips
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced the latest version of Wirecast, its award-winning live streaming and production software for Mac and Windows. The new version includes support for a built-in stock media library containing a growing database of over 500,000 unique, high-quality media assets. The release also includes updates to the popular Rendezvous peer-to-peer remote conferencing and multi-site production feature.
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1606 Studio Taps Vickie Sornsilp as Head of Production
1606 Studio Taps Vickie Sornsilp as Head of Production
Creative studio, formerly named MADE-SF, is off to a fast start
San Francisco-based 1606 Studio, formerly MADE-SF, has hired veteran post-production producer Vickie Sornsilp as head of production. Sornsilp, whose background includes senior positions with One Union Recording and Beast Editorial, will oversee editorial and post-production finishing projects for the studio, launched last month by executive producer Jon Ettinger, editor/director Doug Walker and editors Brian Lagerhausen and Connor McDonald.
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Goldcrest Post Expands Picture Finishing Operations; Hires Colorist Marcy Robinson, Adds 4K DI/HDR Grading Theater
Goldcrest Post Expands Picture Finishing Operations; Hires Colorist Marcy Robinson, Adds 4K DI/HDR Grading Theater
Recent credits include acclaimed indie titles Russian Doll, Sorry to Bother You, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Native Son and High Flying Bird
Goldcrest Post, the independent post-production facility whose recent credits include acclaimed indie titles Russian Doll, Sorry to Bother You, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Native Son and High Flying Bird¸ is expanding its picture finishing services. The company has added veteran colorist Marcy Robinson and, in addition to its existing theater and other digital intermediate rooms, has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art 4K theater. The moves are part of a broader strategy to offer film and television productions packaged post services encompassing editorial, picture finishing and sound.
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SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Deadline for Abstract Submission Is April 30
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, is seeking technical manuscript proposals for the SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2019), Oct. 21-26, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than April 30.
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University of Portland Athletics Department Scores Goal by Upgrading to EditShare Storage Environment
University of Portland Athletics Department Scores Goal by Upgrading to EditShare Storage Environment
UP Athletics Department upgrades to single node scale out EditShare platform for sports content production
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, today announced that the University of Portland (UP) Athletics Department upgraded to the EditShare XStream EFS single node shared storage platforms for all content capture for UP athletics including men and women’s soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, cross country, track & field, baseball and rowing. The UP Athletics Department is widely known for grooming its soccer players for professional and national teams; UP is ranked 7th in the United States for division 1 men’s soccer.
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Proclaim19: Cobalt Digital Offers Encoding, Processing Options for Worship Market
Proclaim19: Cobalt Digital Offers Encoding, Processing Options for Worship Market
Cobalt Digital to address video processing and encoding issues for house of worship applications at Proclaim19 (Booth 809), the NRB International Christian Media Convention, which runs March 27-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center
Cobalt Digital will address video processing and encoding issues for house of worship applications at Proclaim19 (Booth 809), the NRB International Christian Media Convention, which runs March 27-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The company will showcase a variety of its card-based terminal equipment for the openGear® platform to address the broadcast, webcast, and campus video transport needs of worship media professionals.
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​Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder
​Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder
New 4 channel PCIe capture card simultaneously captures any combination of SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K DCI and computer video formats for use with software production switchers, streaming and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder, an all new PCIe capture card featuring 4 independent HDMI 2.0b input connections for simultaneously capturing any combination of SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K DCI and even computer video formats.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Free Update for DeckLink 8K Pro Enabling Independent Capture and Playback of 4 Separate Video Streams
Blackmagic Design Announces Free Update for DeckLink 8K Pro Enabling Independent Capture  and Playback of 4 Separate Video Streams
Desktop Video 11 update adds multi channel capture and playback to DeckLink 8K Pro with full 12G-SDI support for the latest HDR workflows and SMPTE standards!
Blackmagic Design today announced a major update for its DeckLink 8K Pro capture card, which allows its four 12G-SDI connections to be used for the independent capture and playback of 4 separate video streams. For customers working on high end feature films, this update for DeckLink 8K Pro also adds support for HDR metadata packing via SMPTE ST2108-1 and both HLG and PQ transfer characteristics via SMPTE ST2082-10.
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