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Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio Delivery
Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio DeliveryBlackmagic Design today announced that Sky News UK has integrated a series of Ultimatte 12 compositing processors and an Ultimatte Smart Remote 4 to produce dynamic virtual studio segments for its award winning 24 hour rolling news cycle, in particular for its ‘Sunrise’ breakfast programming.
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Zambia's ZNBC Chooses PlayBox Technology Neo for Broadcast Playout from its Lusaka Headquarters
Zambia's ZNBC Chooses PlayBox Technology Neo for Broadcast Playout from its Lusaka Headquarters
See PlayBox Technology on Stand 4J3-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018, Singapore, June 26-28
Zambia's state-owned television and radio network, Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, has chosen PlayBox Technology Neo as the core of a new playout facility controlled from its headquarters in Lusaka. The newly completed system was installed by Beijing-based StarTimes in partnership with PlayBox Technology Asia Pacific.
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Atlantis Television places Telestream at heart of Europe's largest virtualized postproduction workflow
Atlantis Television places Telestream at heart of Europe's largest virtualized postproduction workflow
France’s leading production company optimizes efficiency & agility, from camera ingest through workflow automation, quality control and AS-10 program output
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media orchestration and delivery solutions, has announced that Atlantis Television, France’s largest postproduction company, has placed its Vantage media processing and workflow automation platform at the heart of a revolutionary new virtualized production environment. In addition, Atlantis has installed Telestream Vidchecker to provide rigorous quality control (QC) checks on all its final output – over 100 hours of AS-10 masters are provided to broadcasters across Europe each week.
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URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Daimaru Matsuzakaya Clothing Promotion Movie
URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Daimaru Matsuzakaya Clothing Promotion Movie
DaVinci Resolve Studio, DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, UltraStudio 4K and MultiDock were used for editing and color grading, with HyperDeck Studio 12G used for backup recording.
Blackmagic Design announced today that URSA Mini 4.6K was used by Kei Takahashi on the shooting of a promotion movie for TROJAN men's suits private brand by the Japanese major department store Daimaru Matsuzakaya. DaVinci Resolve Studio, DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, UltraStudio 4K and MultiDock were used for editing and color grading, with HyperDeck Studio 12G used for backup recording.
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Oscar Winning VFX Studio Milk Expands As It Celebrates Fifth Birthday
Oscar Winning VFX Studio Milk Expands As It Celebrates Fifth Birthday
Milk completes production on new feature film Adrift, Kat Mann joins as Head of Production
Milk – the Academy®, Emmy® and BAFTA Award winning visual effects studio, known for Annihilation, Altered Carbon andFantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, has significantly increased its capacity to work with the world’s leading feature film, television and digital content producers; taking an additional floor at its London premises in Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia as it celebrates five years in business this June.
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URSA Broadcast and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K installed at Florida-based NOW Church
URSA Broadcast and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K installed at Florida-based NOW ChurchBlackmagic Design today announced that Ocala, Florida-based NOW Church has installed an URSA Broadcast professional broadcast camera, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel hardware control panel. The products will be used to help capture 4K footage of NOW Church’s high energy worship and concert like productions, as well as interviews, video announcements, and music segments viewed by its global audience.
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Canon Updates EF L-series Telephoto Zoom Lenses With EF 70-200mm F/4l IS II USM and Ef 70-200mm F/2.8l IS III USM
Canon Updates EF L-series Telephoto Zoom Lenses With EF 70-200mm F/4l IS II USM and Ef 70-200mm F/2.8l IS III USM
Next Generation of EF 70-200mm Lenses Features a Variety of Updates Including Enhanced Optical Image Stabilization in the f/4 and the Inclusion of Air Sphere Coating in the f/2.8
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced two new telephoto zoom lenses, the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM. The new lenses serve advanced amateur and professional photographers in a variety of applications and solutions including wildlife, landscapes, portrait and sports photography. Canon EF 70-200mm focal-length lenses are a popular option for photographers in need of a long zoom range that maintains a relatively compact design. In addition, these updated lenses inherit the same overall build-quality and ruggedness photographers have come to expect from the Canon EF L-series line of lenses.
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SPAT Revolution Announces Integration with Avid VENUE | S6L system
SPAT Revolution Announces Integration with Avid VENUE | S6L systemThis year at InfoComm 2018, Flux:: and Avid will be previewing the integration of the highly acclaimed SPAT Revolution software with Avid's VENUE | S6L systems, creating a powerful and innovative real-time multichannel immersive 3D-audio platform for Live, Theatrical, and Installed Sound applications. Come and view this integration live at InfoComm 2018, June 6-8 in Las Vegas at Booth #C647 in the Audio Pavilion.
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IDX DUO-C198 Powers Digital Film Test Shoot for António Morais, Golpe Filmes
IDX DUO-C198 Powers Digital Film Test Shoot for António Morais, Golpe Filmes
See IDX on stand 4P5-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018, Singapore, June 26-28
Latest-generation DUO-C198 batteries in the IDX ENDURA V-Mount series were chosen to power Sony's recently introduced Venice 35 mm 6K camera in a short movie shoot by the cinematographer António Morais, Golpe Filmes. With typically 198 Wh capacity and compact size, the DUO-C198 is designed to power digital cinema cameras and stabilizer systems where long run times are required. Fully compatible with all IDX ENDURA V-Mount batteries chargers and accessories, the DUO-C198 uses top grade lithium-ion cells to ensure the highest reliability.
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Turkish Telenovela YOU NAME IT Shot Exclusively with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K
Turkish Telenovela YOU NAME IT Shot Exclusively with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6KBlackmagic Design has today announced that its URSA Mini Pro 4.6K digital film cameras were chosen as the principal camera package on popular Turkish daily soap opera, ‘Adini Sen Koy’ (You Name It). Now in its second season, the Star TV telenovela attracts an audience of millions every day in Turkey.
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Sigma Announces Pricing & Availability of 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
Sigma Announces Pricing & Availability of 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
The “Bokeh Master” will begin shipping in Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts in late June for a retail price of $1,599.00 USD
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced that its 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma camera mounts in late June for $1,599.00 USD through authorized US dealers. The Sony E-mount availability will be announced later.
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Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Demonstrations to include first APAC showing of the new HDK-99 3G-capable full digital 3-CMOS HDTV portable camera and HQLM-3125X 4K/HD master monitor
Ikegami, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for television content producers and broadcasters, will exhibit its newest technology and systems on the Ikegami APAC stand 4R4-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018. The show will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, June 26-28.
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DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
New “On-Premise Managed Storage™” concept provides unparalleled performance at affordable monthly rates.
DigitalGlue has shattered the paradigm of high-end storage solutions with the launch of creative.space, an entirely new concept in media storage. The platform is offered as an "On-Premise Managed Storage™" (OPMS) service and features high-speed, high-capacity, 24/7 monitoring, technical support and next-day repairs for an all-inclusive, affordable, fixed monthly rate. DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider, also designs and implements solutions for complete turnkey content creation, post-production, and distribution.
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HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
Popular Awards for Creative and Technical Talent Adds New Categories
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened the Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 13th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The 13th annual gala awards presentation will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California on the evening of Thursday, November 15, 2018.
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AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
Two Keynotes, Netflix’s “Bobby Kennedy for President” and Crowdsourcing for Data Collection, Join Archive, Data Science, and Object Storage Discussions.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists’ Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) returns to New York on June 6, presenting a full day of discussions sharply focused on today’s most compelling topics in asset management. The daylong event will take place once again at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
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HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQ
HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQProfessional audio equipment suppliers HHB Communications have announced the opening of their newly renovated and improved demonstration facilities at their headquarters in North West London. The new facility was designed to provide demonstrations and training with the latest formats and technologies currently available in the professional audio market.
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Sigma Mother’s Day Promotions on Award-Winning Art Lenses
Sigma Mother’s Day Promotions on Award-Winning Art LensesSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced a special Mother’s Day promotion, offering incredible savings on its award-winning Art lens line. Beginning May 3, 2018 and running through May 14, 2018, anyone looking to treat the mother in their life, or even themselves, to a gift that will help capture life’s precious moments can save up to $100.00 USD on some of Sigma’s most sought-after Art lenses.
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Virtual Reality Los Angeles VRLA 2018 Coming This Weekend, May 4-5
Virtual Reality Los Angeles VRLA 2018 Coming This Weekend, May 4-5
Experience the Future of Immersive Entertainment at VRLA 2018
VRLA is exploring new realities and bringing the future of immersive entertainment to the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 4 and 5, featuring the latest innovations in virtual, augmented and mixed reality across tech, gaming, film, consumer and professional industries. VRLA is open to the public and offers one- and two-day passes for pros, consumers and tech enthusiasts alike, with industry-leading companies exhibiting a wide array of immersive technology solutions and presenting a full schedule of keynotes, panels and sessions.
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Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Version 4 introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users can now capture and monitor live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras.
Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and color management in motion picture and broadcast production, today released a major upgrade to its industry leading software LiveGrade Pro. The new version 4 of LiveGrade Pro for the first time makes live camera metadata available directly in the software and gives the production team even greater control over the live image on set.
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The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
For just 24 hours, Red Giant will be offering 30% off full licenses, upgrades and academic store products. Discounted VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and more.
The Red Giant annual Spring Sale is back again, with all tools found in the Red Giant online store on sale at 30% off their original price. The sale will go live on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8AM PDT for just 24 hours. All Red Giant VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins and suites sold online at www.redgiant.com, including full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store* (already 50% off), will be on sale at 30% off the regular price from 8:00 AM PDT on April 24, 2018 to 8:00 AM PDT on April 25, 2018.
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Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Glass & Filter Inserts, 60mm LED Image Circle, Multiport for Lens Data & Control
The Chrosziel Projector P-TPCXPL with dedicated ARRI™ Plates meets all requirements to professionally check and service lenses such as ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mounts or other mounts like XPL, PL, EF or B4 mounts. The projector was built with highest precision below 5μm plane parallelism between mount and reticle.
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DMG LUMIÈRE BY ROSCO UNVEILS COLOR EVOLUTION IN LED LIGHTING AT NAB 2018
MIX technology brings true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture
Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of MIX at NAB 2018 (booth #C7915). The color LED lighting innovation is the result of Rosco’s recent acquisition of LED lighting specialist DMG Lumière, combining true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture.
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Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Camera features dual native ISO, full 4/3 HDR sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, and ProRes or RAW recording to internal SD/UHS-II and CFast cards, or even external USB-C drives!
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO for incredible low light performance as well as 13 stops of dynamic range. It also eliminates expensive external recorders, as it features a unique new USB-C Expansion Port, which allows customers to record using the internal SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or directly to the same external disks they will use for editing and color correction. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K will be available from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide later this year for only US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Advanced Panel Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
IPR-10G-HDMI Converter Bridges IP to HDMI; Desktop Software v14.2 Adds SMPTE ST 2110 Support to KONA IP
AJA Video Systems today revealed the new IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, which converts SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI. This new Mini-Converter allows broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals to output SMPTE ST 2110 video/audio to HDMI monitors. AJA also introduced SMPTE ST 2110 support for its KONA IP via free Desktop Software v14.2.
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Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks also Announces New Corporate Partnerships with NBCUniversal, VOX Media, and Universal Music Group
Storyblocks, the first subscription-based stock media company, continues to disrupt the digital media ecosystem, announcing today that it has achieved over 4.4 million asset downloads through its API offering and surpassed 697 percent growth rate over the last year. As a one-stop-shop for digital storytelling, users accessing content through its API integrations are up 1,486 percent when compared to last year.
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Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Watch folders for macOS, an entirely new way to move media. Indestructible, accelerated and secure uploading that's up to 5x faster than the competition.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video, today introduced indestructible uploading with Watch Folders for macOS . This release marks an entirely new way to move media right from your desktop to Frame.io. The new macOS menubar app enables creatives to send raw assets, dailies, and in-progress edits to Frame.io for feedback and approval while preserving folder structure.
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Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid accelerates delivery of tools, apps, services, and solutions for creative professionals, production teams and media enterprises; shares industry insights and expertise at NAB 2018 conference sessions; and unveils an exciting speaker line-up for its NAB main stage
Avid®  (Nasdaq: AVID), the platform for media and entertainment, today unveiled a wave of innovative tools, apps, services, and solutions at Avid Connect 2018, the annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA). Extending the benefits of MediaCentral®, Avid has expanded its comprehensive product offerings with groundbreaking advancements for creative and aspiring professionals, production teams and media enterprises across news, sports, live production and post production. These products and services will be demonstrated during the NAB Show at Avid’s booth #SU801, April 9-12.
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Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018
Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, will introduce a range of new products at NAB 2018, including accessories designed for the Sony Venice, the Panasonic AU-EVA 1 and other new cameras. In addition, the company will showcase a new follow focus, a new matte box support with shoulder pad and a redesign of the popular Vocas director’s cage.
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New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live Streaming
New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live StreamingJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics.
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axle ai Hub launches at NAB
axle ai Hub launches at NAB
$3,995 appliance integrates face and object recognition, media management and low-res proxy collaboration.
axle ai, the leader in radically simple video search (NAB booth SL15116), is introducing a compact network appliance, the axle ai Hub, designed to solve the critical problem of finding video content in creative environments. In recent years, storage for video has been booming; current estimates show over 200 Exabytes (millions of Terabytes) sold for this purpose in 2018 alone. Most postproduction teams have tens or hundreds of terabytes of unmanaged storage.
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Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple is also adding complementary new features to Final Cut Pro companion apps, Motion and Compressor
Apple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 million seats. Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes.
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Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Rollout supports eight of the most popular cine cameras with a RAW output, more to follow
Atomos is excited to announce support for ProRes RAW, a new format from Apple that combines the incredible performance of ProRes with the flexibility of RAW video. The ProRes RAW update will be available free for the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 devices.
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Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the Dark
Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the DarkWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, will publish an exclusive video interview with the makers of the Netflix documentary series Shot in the Dark on Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30am Pacific time.
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Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Company’s Technology Leaders to Participate on Conference Panels
Panavision, the motion picture industry’s most respected designer, manufacturer and provider of state-of-the-art cinema lenses, high-precision camera systems and innovative post production technologies, will showcase its Millennium DXL2 8K camera at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which runs April 7-12 in Las Vegas. Technology leaders from Panavision and its subsidiary Light Iron will also share their vision and expertise during panel discussions throughout the conference.
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Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12
Camera Corps will debut a major addition to its range of miniature robotic camera systems at the April 9-12 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The new Qx is a compact weatherproof head with integral pan/tilt/zoom/focus drives. Delivering high video quality, it offers producers the freedom to cut and mix with video feeds from full-size studio and outside-broadcast cameras. Black-finished and just 125 mm in diameter, the Qx is unobtrusive enough to be operated within view of other cameras both for studio productions and in OB coverage of live events. It can also be used as part of a commentator camera setup.
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Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre London
Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre LondonCustom Consoles announces the completion of a multi-desk project for BBC Studioworks in White City. Electrically-height-adjustable desks have been provided for use in the edit suites, plus 20U high equipment racks from the Custom Consoles SystemTwo product range.
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NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
With a maximum of 80 inputs/32 outputs or 64 inputs/48 outputs in 12G-SDI, the HVS-6000 is a 12 RU switcher that’s ideal for users upgrading from HD to full 4K.
At the upcoming NAB Show, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E video switcher. Offering 12G-SDI capability on all inputs and outputs, the HVS-6000 is the latest unit in FOR-A’s popular line of HANABI switchers. The new switcher is one of the many 12G supported solutions that FOR-A will highlight at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in booth #C5117.
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axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
Radically simple video tag-search-share solution available as an embedded application within Xcellis
axle ai, the leader in software that radically simplifies tagging, searching, and sharing video, announced availability of its axle 2018 software for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis Scale-Out NAS and Xcellis Foundation storage solutions. The software runs directly on Quantum storage systems and unlike other versions of axle’s software, axle 2018 for Xcellis does not require a dedicated Mac or Linux appliance on the network. It includes a 5 user license, which can be expanded in 5 and 50 user increments, ai search for premise or remote auto-tagging of media, and powerful transcode software modules from AWS Elemental.
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Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Demonstrations to include new encryption-on-the-fly and smart folder authentication features for video and personal data encryption-at-rest solutions.
Fortium, leading provider of digital content protection solutions for film, television and broadcast, will demonstrate the latest features of its MediaSeal encryption ‘at-rest’ and ‘in-use’ solution at NAB 2018, April 7-12, in Las Vegas. Demonstrations will show how MediaSeal protects sensitive media files from cybercrime and accidental distribution without impacting post-production and localization workflows. New features include Smart Folders, for encryption-on-the-fly, and Smart Card. for advanced authentication. Fortium will also be demonstrating the latest version of Patronus, its DVD Screener anti-rip product.
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FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018
FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018Worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® announces that it will introduce a new 12G-SDI/IP multi-channel video server at the upcoming NAB Show. The MBP-1000VS is ideal for 4K editing environments, offering multi-input/output 4K and HD support and ingest, playout and 4K recording functionality. FOR-A will introduce the solution in booth #C5117 during NAB, which takes place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Magewell to Debut Exceptionally Intuitive, Standalone Streaming Encoder at NAB Show
Magewell to Debut Exceptionally Intuitive, Standalone Streaming Encoder at NAB Show
Compact Ultra Stream HDMI combines flexible live streaming and recording with the convenience and simplicity of smartphone-based configuration and control
Expanding beyond its highly-acclaimed strengths in video capture and playout, Magewell will take the wraps off the company's first standalone, hardware-based streaming encoder in booth SU6324 at the 2018 NAB Show. Making live streaming production remarkably simple even for non-professional users, the new Ultra Stream HDMI enables customers to record or stream high-quality video from a variety of sources with one click using on-device buttons or an intuitive, accompanying smartphone app.
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Starwest Studios Partners With Litepanels For Cutting-Edge Dance Broadcast Facility
Starwest Studios Partners With Litepanels For Cutting-Edge Dance Broadcast Facility
Broad Array of Litepanels LED Solutions Light the Way for Industry's First Combination Dance Studio/Broadcast Production Facility
Starwest Studios, an all-new broadcast production and dance facility in Burbank, California, is also an outstanding showcase studio for Litepanels® LED lighting solutions. An array of almost 50 lights from Litepanels' Gemini, Astra, and Sola, product families provide reliable, flicker-free lighting for a wide variety of television broadcast and online streaming dance productions.
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mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac
Version 4 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - is now available. The new version improves live video producer’s lives by adding easy multi-endpoint streaming, a process to work with viewer comments on YouTube and Facebook, a multi-view to keep an eye on your video sources and much more. mimoLive 4 will be shown at the NDI® Pavilion (booth SL5516) at NAB in Las Vegas.
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ADG Film Society Announces 2018 Screening Series Presented with the American Cinematheque
ADG Film Society Announces 2018 Screening Series Presented with the American Cinematheque
Award-Winning Production Designers Are Focus of Film Series at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2018 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their creative collaborations. The monthly series will run from April through August, and the screenings will alternate between the American Cinematheque’s Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) and the Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero (1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica) with all screenings starting at 5:30 pm.
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Yospace to showcase the world’s most advanced server-side ad insertion technology at NAB Show 
Yospace to showcase the world’s most advanced server-side ad insertion technology at NAB Show 
Advanced dynamic ad insertion technology setting the standard for OTT monetization, combining quality of linear with intelligence of digital.
Yospace will be demonstrating the capabilities of its server-side ad insertion platform at NAB 2018, a multi-award-winning solution that is widely regarded as the most advanced in the world. Yospace’s platform, which is fast becoming the de facto standard server-side monetization solution for OTT streaming, opens up advertising inventory, with one-to-one addressability, against the biggest and most challenging sporting events on the planet.
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Matrox at NAB 2018 — Product Preview
Matrox at NAB 2018 — Product PreviewAt NAB 2018, Matrox® (booth SL4524) will present a comprehensive range of products designed to impact today’s—and tomorrow’s—broadcast and enterprise workflows. Being unveiled for the first time in North America is the Monarch LCS Radar application for simple, centralized monitoring of multiple Monarch LCS units. The Monarch LCS and Monarch LCS Radar combination will be featured alongside the complete portfolio of Monarch streaming and recording appliances.
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Densitron Launches First Results of Major Broadcast Investment
Densitron Launches First Results of Major Broadcast Investment
New 1U and 2U TFT Rackmount Displays with Outstanding Resolution for Size
Densitron (stand C9032), a creator of display technology and a global leader in monitor and embedded computing solutions, has unveiled details of its new UReady™ TFT Rackmount Display range for easy, seamless integration into 1U and 2U rackmount systems. These displays, shown for the first time at NAB, deliver around twice the resolution of those of similar size currently, underpinning Densitron’s recent major investment in developing unparalleled products specifically for the broadcast sector.
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Chaos Group Lines Up Star Trek, Games and Animated TV for FMX 2018
Chaos Group Lines Up Star Trek, Games and Animated TV for FMX 2018
Pixomondo, Cube Creative and RealtimeUK Among V-Ray Day Speakers; New Mars Design Contest with HP
Today, Chaos Group announced its V-Ray Day line-up for FMX 2018, its annual presentation series that brings exclusive production talks to show attendees. This year, the talented artists at Pixomondo, Cube Creative and RealtimeUK will be delivering breakdowns of everything from Star Trek to game trailers, before Chaos Group announces a new partnership with HP that is set to award big prizes for designing a habitable future on Mars.
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K-Stackers II by Matthews Debut at NAB 2018
K-Stackers II by Matthews Debut at NAB 2018Burbank, CA-based manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, Matthews Studio Equipment, mantra is creating equipment that lasts. Support equipment that not only stands the test of time but adapts to all types of shooting challenges – and supports creative ideas, whenever a shooter discovers the possibilities. So, this year they are set to debut their new KStackers II lighting support at NAB 2018.
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Anevia NEA-CDN 4.4 Update Now Fully Supported In AWS
Anevia NEA-CDN 4.4 Update Now Fully Supported In AWS
Powerful new modules strengthening service and security
Anevia, a leading provider in OTT and IPTV software solutions, has launched the latest version of its NEA-CDN product created to deliver low latency and broadcast-quality content even during peak viewing times. The new version enables operators to ‘go virtual’ with an HVM-based AMI for seamless deployment in Amazon Web Services (AWS) – ensuring they can combine all the benefits of NEA-CDN with those of the Amazon cloud; for example, greater flexibility, scalability and cost-savings.
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Piksel Announces New Media & Entertainment Leadership Team
Piksel Announces New Media & Entertainment Leadership Team
Veteran product and solutions leads step in to new roles as joint managing directors
Piksel, Inc., a global provider of cutting-edge video technology solutions, has today appointed Kris Brown and Kristan Bullett as joint Managing Directors of its media and entertainment business.
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Vicon Introduces Shōgun 1.2 at GDC 2018 with a Virtual Escape Room
Vicon Introduces Shōgun 1.2 at GDC 2018 with a Virtual Escape Room
Daily Presentations with New Unreal Engine 4 Content Project and a Multi-Person Virtual Escape Room Take Center Stage at Vicon’s GDC, Located in the South Hall Booth #241
Vicon, the industry leader in motion capture camera systems, returns to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) to help Epic Games unveil a new Unreal Engine 4 project, and to debutthe next stage in its expanding entertainment software platform, Shōgun 1.2.Instead of simply telling people what Shōguncan do, Vicon wants GDC attendees to experience it. Participants will enter Vicon’s booth and be transported into a VR multiplayer escape room, where they will have to use their wits to solve puzzles and beat the clock!
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Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
New Com Line Partnership Builds on Sonnet's Current Relationship With Platinum to Keep Pace With Burgeoning French Market
In support of expanding business opportunities in France, Sonnet Technologies has forged a new partnership with ComLine to distribute the company's full line of products in the country. The new ComLine agreement joins Sonnet's highly successful partnership with Platinum, which has represented Sonnet in France since 2005.
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City of Carmel-by-the-Sea Selects Matrox Monarch HDX to Webcast Council Meetings
City of Carmel-by-the-Sea Selects Matrox Monarch HDX to Webcast Council Meetings
Seaside city uses Monarch HDX H.264 encoder to deliver great-quality live webcasts to its highly engaged, involved citizens
Inhabited by many celebrities, including actor Clint Eastwood who served as the mayor of this quaint and charming seaside community in California, the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea with just 4,500 residents, and one square mile of land, is a well-kept secret. Wanting to maintain the old-world charm, and against any kind of radical development, the city, at times, had strange policies—no street signs, minimal night-time lighting, no high-heels on the beach regulation, pro-nature guidelines, and even had ice cream cones banned for a while. Paradoxically, when it came to dissemination of information from the city, the residents wanted only the latest and the best technology used. Many engaged residents attend the city council meetings regularly to ensure they continue to have an impact on the outcome. For the last seven years, council meetings have also been live streamed for residents’ convenience.
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Pomfort Announces LiveGrade Pro Version 4 Coming Soon
Pomfort Announces LiveGrade Pro Version 4 Coming Soon
Public Beta Available Now
Pomfort announces LiveGrade Pro v4, that introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users will be able to capture and log live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras. All camera metadata, combined with the look information, can be organized in the new Shot Library, and exported as Shot Reports. This way, DITs, DPs and 2nd Units can keep track of all shot-related information throughout the shooting day.
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Delvcam 12G-SDI Monitor Supports 4K Single Link with 4 Screen Multiviewer
Delvcam 12G-SDI Monitor Supports 4K Single Link with 4 Screen MultiviewerDelvcam, a US based design and engineering firm specializing in professional LCD video production monitors, introduces a new rack-mountable LCD monitor with 12G-SDI interfaces that supports 4K single link connections.
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Cablecast Community Media Platform Version 6.4 to Debut at 2018 NAB Show
Cablecast Community Media Platform Version 6.4 to Debut at 2018 NAB Show
Updates to system’s turnkey web publishing tools enhance online viewer experience, including closed caption support for streaming and the display of meeting agendas and minutes
Continuing to help community TV broadcasters deliver engaging and informative viewing experiences to their growing online audiences, Tightrope Media Systems will launch new version 6.4 of its Cablecast Community Media platform at the 2018 NAB Show. The new update improves accessibility for hearing-impaired viewers while enabling customers to complement their streamed videos with relevant supporting documents for their visitors. Cablecast 6.4 will be demonstrated in Tightrope’s NAB Show suite at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort (Westgate Director B) from April 9-12.
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Antelope Audio announces availability of EDGE Strip discrete preamp and modelling mic bundle
Antelope Audio announces availability of EDGE Strip discrete preamp and modelling mic bundleHaving turned heads and opened ears during a must-see showcase at The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA earlier this year, high-end professional audio equipment manufacturer Antelope Audio is proud to announce availability of the EDGE Strip bundle — comprising the trailblazing EDGE modeling microphone and specifically-designed DISCRETE MP Discrete Dual Ultra-Linear Microphone Preamp, perfectly paired to tender the same audio quality as a locker-full of vintage mics and rack-full of outboard gear as an all-in-one solution for high-quality studio recordings with vintage analogue sound.
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ADG Oscar Panel Live Stream on Sat. March 3 at 3:00 PM PST
ADG Oscar Panel Live Stream on Sat. March 3 at 3:00 PM PST
OSCAR®-NOMINATED PRODUCTION DESIGNERS AND SET DECORATORS TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION AT EGYPTIAN THEATRE, MARCH 3
This year’s Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, BLADE RUNNER 2049, DARKEST HOUR, DUNKIRK and THE SHAPE OF WATER will discuss their craft at the 12th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel presented by the Art Directors Guild and Set Decorators Society of America in association with the American Cinematheque on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 3 p.m. The panel, sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter, will be held at the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, and is free to the public.
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Sachtler and Vinten Products on Display at the 2018 NAB Show
Sachtler and Vinten Products on Display at the 2018 NAB Show
Making Its NAB Show Debut: All-New flowtech™ Camera Tripod Technology
At the 2018 NAB Show, Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for over 100 years, will showcase the flowtech™ 75 tripod — based on all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick-release brakes and easy-adjust levers that enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant.
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Filmmaker Dane Hansen creates a stunning fashion short with the AU-EVA1
Filmmaker Dane Hansen creates a stunning fashion short with the AU-EVA1Available for only a few months, we’re already seeing visually impressive work shot with the Panasonic AU-EVA1. The EVA1 is a compact cinema camera that contains a 5.7K Super 35 sensor that delivers 14-stops of dynamic range and Dual Native ISOs of 800 and 2,500.
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FOR-A to Focus on 12G and IP Supported Technologies, Introduce Several New Video Production Solutions
FOR-A to Focus on 12G and IP Supported Technologies, Introduce Several New Video Production Solutions
At NAB 2018, FOR-A's booth will place an emphasis on 12G supported products and solutions that integrate baseband and IP for a wide variety of applications, including live studio and sports production environments.
At the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will demonstrate its end-to-end line of video production tools and unveil several solutions, including video switcher, frame rate converter, routing switcher and IP control software technologies. FOR-A’s booth will place an emphasis on 12G supported products and solutions that integrate baseband and IP for a wide variety of applications, including live studio and sports production environments. The company will also showcase its commitment to developing technologies that support UHD resolution, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), as well as various codecs. FOR-A will exhibit in booth C5117 during the show, which takes place April 9-12.
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Barnfind Expands BarnOne Platform to Include Analog Audio Signal Transport with BTF1-10AA
Barnfind Expands BarnOne Platform to Include Analog Audio Signal Transport with BTF1-10AA
Frame, ideal for the sports market, to debut at NAB 2018 in Booth SL 9630
Norweigan manufacturer Barnfind Technologies has responded to the industry demand for a frame that transports analog audio signals with the launch of its BarnOne BTF1-10AA. Wiggo Evensen, CEO, made the announcement about the latest addition to the Company’s multi-functional, signal neutral fiber transport platform from headquarters in Sandefjord, Norway today, and noted that the new unit will be demonstrated at NAB 2018 in Barnfind’s booth # SL 9630.
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HOBO Brings Sonic Vision To New A&E Doc Jonestown: The Women Behind The Massacre
HOBO Brings Sonic Vision To New A&E Doc Jonestown: The Women Behind The Massacre
Premiering February 26, New Doc Showcases Audio Studio Talents In The True Crime Genre
A powerful two-hour special “Jonestown: The Women Behind The Massacre,” which aired Monday, February 26 on A&E, (and repeats on March 5 and 6) focuses on the four women in Jim Jones’ inner circle who helped plan the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, one of the largest murder-suicide events in modern history -- and helping tell the story sonically was creative audio boutique HOBO who handled the film’s complex audio post and sound design.
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IHSE USA Products at the 2018 NAB Show
New Series of Extenders Based on the Fraunhofer Lici® Codec
At the 2018 NAB Show, IHSE will highlight its new series of Draco ultra KVM extenders, based on the Lici® video codec, that accommodate a full range of video standards. Developed in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Lici provides the highest possible efficiency in video, audio, and data transmission. The Draco ultra extenders will include models that support HDMI 1.3 (491 Series); dual-head, dual-link DVI (492 Series); DisplayPort 1.1 4K30, 24-bit, 4:4:4 (493 Series); and DVI-I (494 Series).
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DVEO to Highlight Innovative Licensable Streaming Technology at VidTrans18
DVEO to Highlight Innovative Licensable Streaming Technology at VidTrans18
DVEO to Highlight Secure Accelerated File Transfer Solution, Packet Recovery Technology, Cloud Services for HLS Time Delay, and More
DVEO®, a well respected supplier to leading telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, will demonstrate many unique streaming and file transfer solutions at VidTrans 2018, in booth 29. VidTrans18 takes place February 27 to March 1 at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Marina del Rey, California. The exhibit hall is open February 27 to February 28.
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Vuzix Exhibiting Industry Leading Wearable Technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona
Vuzix Exhibiting Industry Leading Wearable Technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in BarcelonaVuzix® Corporation (VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the company will showcase its leading smart glasses technology at Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will take place February 26 through March 1, 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.  Vuzix will be exhibiting at booth CS80 Congress Square.
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Pro Sound Effects Launches VR Field Recording Giveaway
Pro Sound Effects Launches VR Field Recording Giveaway
Prize bundle includes Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic, Zoom F8 Recorder and more totaling over $3,500
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has launched the VR Field Recording Giveaway! Featuring a prize bundle totaling over $3,500 in state-of-the-art audio tools, the giveaway provides a full workflow for recording immersive spatial audio perfect for use in VR projects.
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P.A.I.N.T uses Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD for LIMITS Digital Art Battle
P.A.I.N.T uses Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD for LIMITS Digital Art BattleBlackmagic Design announced today that Japan's P.A.I.N.T used Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, MultiView 4, UltraStudio 4K, Smart Videohub 12x12 and Video Assist for an event called 'LIMITS Digital Art Battle.' LIMITS Digital Art Battle is a new form of entertainment in art where artists draw paintings on a PC in only 20 minutes. The paintings are based on a theme disclosed just before the battle, and judges and audience cast their ballots to decide a winner. It is a one-on-one fight to compete in speed, imagination and creativity.
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Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018
Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that it will launch its Channel-in-the-Cloud™ solution bundle, consisting of its Cinegy Air PRO playout and automation solution and Multiviewer system on Booth SL12116 from 9-12 April in Las Vegas.
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Panasonic AU-EVA1 V 2.0 Firmware Upgrade Offers RAW Output, ALL-Intra Recording Modes
Panasonic AU-EVA1 V 2.0 Firmware Upgrade Offers RAW Output, ALL-Intra Recording ModesPanasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for the AU-EVA1 cinema camera that greatly enhances the camera’s recording capabilities, including ALL-Intra frame recording formats, RAW output, timelapse recording, HD 4:2:2 interlaced formats, and more.
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Interra Systems 2018 NAB Show Exhibitor Preview April 9-12 Las Vegas
Interra Systems at the 2018 NAB Show— Booth SU7605
Global OTT video revenues will soar to $83 billion in 2022, according to the latest report from Research & Markets. As service providers grapple with changing video production and delivery approaches, partnering with an industry leader with a solid track record in innovation and customer satisfaction is critical.
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ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K Installed for 45th & Dean, An In-House Content Hub Within the A+E Networks Family
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K Installed for 45th & Dean, An In-House Content Hub Within the A+E Networks FamilyBlackmagic Design announced today that 45th & Dean has installed numerous Blackmagic Design products, including several URSA Mini 4.6K digital film cameras with URSA Studio Viewfinders, Micro Studio Camera 4Ks, Video Assist and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel, in its Brooklyn-based production facility.
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New PAGlink Power Products keep Accessories Powered, Provide Lightweight Linked Charging
New PAGlink Power Products keep Accessories Powered, Provide Lightweight Linked Charging
PAG to highlight lightweight and compact devices on Booth C7917 at NAB 2018
PAG, will bring a complement of new lightweight and compact accessories for its PAGlink battery systems to NAB 2018. The Company will highlight devices on Booth #C7917 that power multiple accessories, enable linked charging from an ultra-mini form-factor, and allow users to easily access battery data.
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Streambox To Present Next Generation 12-bit, 4:4:4 ACT-L5 Codec and Exhibit Post Production Solutions at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Desert
Streambox To Present Next Generation 12-bit, 4:4:4 ACT-L5 Codec and Exhibit Post Production Solutions at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm DesertStreambox will present upcoming next-generation video compression technology, ACT-L5 Codec, their new modular 4K/2K/HD Rackmount encoder and decoder, and Cloud and software solutions for low latency live remote sessions at the 2018 Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat. The next generation ACT-L5 Codec produces the 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB color profile required for cinematic, episodic, and commercial color grading and editing. This is also ideal for live events, digital signage, and broadcast video where High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is desired.
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Panasonic Launches New AK-UC4000 Camera System—4K, HDR and HD Slow Motion Capable
Panasonic Launches New AK-UC4000 Camera System—4K, HDR and HD Slow Motion Capable
AK-UC4000 raises the bar for 4K HDR performance and future-proof infrastructure.
Panasonic has announced the addition of the AK-UC4000 studio camera to its system camera line, joining the current AK-UC3000 4K HDR capable-camera and the AK-HC5000 1080p 4x high-speed HDR capable-system. It brings together the features of both and raises the bar for 4K HDR performance and future-proof infrastructure.
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Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
The entire install relies on a single mode 24 core optical fiber network, with a Smart Videohub 40x40 for signal management throughout Pride Park Stadium.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that Derby County Football Club (DCFC) has invested in a multi camera live production workflow featuring the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Micro Studio Camera 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K. Led by head of broadcast, Matt Reeder, and Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Fisher, DCFC has taken the unprecedented decision and become one of the first Championship clubs to broadcast its own extensive coverage of its English Football League (EFL) fixtures as well as a wide range of pre and post match content via the club’s streaming platform, RamsTV.
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Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema Camera
Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema CameraPanasonic has announced the immediately availability of a free firmware 1.12 upgrade for the new AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera that expands lens compatibility for a number of popular Sigma ART lenses. The firmware 1.12 is available for download at
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TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
NAB Booth SL1205 highlights include 55” OLED model and expanded high-end LCD monitor range
TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, is returning to NAB 2018 with an expanded range of UHD/4K monitors, a 55” precision OLED monitor, and additional display sizes to extend the Company’s popular hi-end LCD series. The line-up reflects the company’s pioneering spirit and commitment to address the constantly changing needs of broadcast, production, post-production, and multi-viewer applications. All TVLogic monitors will be on display in Booth SL 1205.
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The Third Floor Receives VES Virtual Cinematography Award
The Third Floor Receives VES Virtual Cinematography Award
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Wins Year’s Top Virtual Cinematography Honors, Recognizing Work by The Third Floor and Framestore
Artists at international visualization studio THE THIRD FLOOR, Inc. have received this year’s Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Photoreal Project for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Groot Dance/Opening Fight. The award was presented to nominees James Baker (previs/postvis supervisor) and Steven Lo (previs lead) of THE THIRD FLOOR and nominees Alvise Avati (animator) and Robert Stipp (lighting technical director) of Framestore, representing the companies’ extensive digital cinematography work.
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AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
The Mobile TV Group mobile unit houses 14 AJA FS-HDRs for real time HDR conversion and 4K/UltraHD/HD frame synchronization as well as 12 AJA FS1-Xs and 12 AJA UDCs for HD up, down, cross-conversion and frame-synching.
Piecing together the right combination of equipment for a mobile production truck is challenging, but establishing a workflow for a 4K/UltraHD HDR truck is a whole new ball game, one that Mobile TV Group’s (MTVG) Peter Wehner excels at. As Director of Engineering, Wehner is one of the architects behind MTVG’s 30 mobile production units, which service more than 4,000 sporting and entertainment productions a year for CBS, CNBC, Fox and DIRECTV, among others.
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Sigma Debuts the 14-24mm F2.8 Art Lens at WPPI 2018
Sigma Debuts the 14-24mm F2.8 Art Lens at WPPI 2018
Attendees are invited to the Sigma booth to test out the newly announced wide aperture zoom, join in on conversations with Sigma Pros and win prizes
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, will showcase the latest addition to its robust line of Sigma Global Vision and Cine lenses - the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens - at the 2018 WPPI Expo held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from February 26-28. The 14-24mm DG HSM Art is the perfect lens to help wedding and event photographers capture grandiose scenes with crystal clear wide-angle shots. Not only will attendees have the opportunity to test-drive Sigma’s full line of SGV lenses at booth 810, but also interact with seasoned Sigma Pros. Furthermore, attendees can enter for a chance to win a 24-70mm F2.8 Art lens and a host of other photography accessories and special prizes!
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Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware, producer of data management software Archiware P5 and Pure, exhibits its latest developments at the BVE 2018 in London from February 27th to March 1st. Special showcases include a live demonstration of Archive and Backup to the Cloud, the new solution with QNAP and partner integrations at Archiware and distributor JPY’s stand F27.
The BVExpo is a premier event for professionals in the Media and Entertainment industry. This year, Archiware presents the newest Cloud features for its P5 software suite modules P5 Backup and P5 Archive. Supported Cloud services include Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Generic S3 and Backblaze. The flexibility of the P5 modules is further demonstrated through a live setup of Backup and Archive to the latest LTO tape technology.
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Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018
Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018Highlight of the Camera Corps exhibit on the Vitec Group stand (G14) at BVE 2018 will be the latest upgrade to the Q-Ball miniature robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus camera. Previewed at NAB New York in October and now being introduced for rental or purchase, the Qx incorporates all the strengths of its predecessors plus a more advanced camera module.
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flowtech From Sachtler and Vinten Named Tripod of the Year By Philip Bloom
flowtech From Sachtler and Vinten Named Tripod of the Year By Philip Bloom
Highly Popular Tripod Now Features New Dolly and Carry Handle Accessories
Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for over 100 years, today announced that their all-new flowtech™ camera tripod technology has been named "Best Tripod of 2017" by world-renowned filmmaker Philip Bloom.
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Early availability of LibreOffice 5.4.5 and LibreOffice 6.0.1: all users are invited to update for improved robustness and security
Early availability of LibreOffice 5.4.5 and LibreOffice 6.0.1: all users are invited to update for improved robustness and security
LibreOffice 5.4.5 and LibreOffice 6.0.1 are available for immediate download
The Document Foundation announces the earlier than planned release of LibreOffice 5.4.5 and LibreOffice 6.0.1, to solve issues which have popped up after the launch of LibreOffice 6.0. In addition, the new release has been leveraged to integrate a security patch.
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Oscar® Panel of Nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators to Participate in Discussion on March 3
Oscar® Panel of Nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators to Participate in Discussion on March 3This year’s Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk and The Shape of Water will discuss their craft at the 12th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel presented by the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and Set Decorators Society of America in association with the American Cinematheque on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 3 p.m. The panel, sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter, will be held at the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, and is free to the public. RSVPs are recommended at: www.eventbrite.com/42434317185.
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Piksel Demonstrates Commitment to Content Security with Digital Production Partnership Accreditation
Piksel Demonstrates Commitment to Content Security with Digital Production Partnership AccreditationPiksel today announced that it has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership’s Committed to Security mark for both Broadcast and Production environments. The certification is based on adherence to a checklist of security technologies, testing and best practices, and is designed to prevent content from falling into the hands of illegal distributors.
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The Vitec Group's BVE 2018 Show Preview for Stand G14 Feb. 27-March 1, London
The Vitec Group's BVE 2018 Show Preview for Stand G14 Feb. 27-March 1, LondonIn the spotlight on the Vitec Group's stand at BVE 2018 will be the latest innovations from the company's extensive range of premium branded products for broadcast, cine, and photographic professionals. Highlights include Litepanels' versatile Gemini 2x1 soft panel and next-generation Astra and Sola LED light panels; the award-winning Vinten Vantage robotic camera head and μVRC (microVRC) controller; and the market-defining flowtech™ 75 tripod — the latest joint venture between leading brands Sachtler and Vinten, global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years.
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Boxer boosts encoding excellence with IPtec partnership
Boxer boosts encoding excellence with IPtec partnershipBoxer, a leading a UK solution provider for the video, film and TV markets, has announced a partnership with IPtec, a manufacturer of powerful encoding solutions for news gathering, studio-to-studio links, and studio-to-broadcast head-end links.
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Epson Unveils World's First 12,000 Lumen Native 4K 3LCD Laser Projector and a New Compact 20,000 Lumen WUXGA Model
Epson Unveils World's First 12,000 Lumen Native 4K 3LCD Laser Projector and a New Compact 20,000 Lumen WUXGA Model
Epson's 12,000 Lumen Native 4K 3LCD Laser Projector and 20,000 Lumen WUXGA Projectors Designed to Meet the Demands of Rental and Staging with Features Such As Swappable Interface Boards and Compatibility with Existing Epson Projector Lenses
PRNewswire/ -- (ISE 2018, Epson Booth #1-H90) – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the world's first 12,000 lumen native 4K 3LCD laser projector, the Pro L12000Q. Epson also adds the compact Pro L20000U to its large venue projector line, boasting 20,000 lumens of color and white brightness1 and WUXGA resolution. Epson's new 3LCD laser projectors will be on display at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam from Feb. 6-9 at Epson's booth, #1-H90.
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Writer/Director HaZ Dulull’s Debut Feature Film THE BEYOND Delivered with Blackmagic Design
Writer/Director HaZ Dulull’s Debut Feature Film THE BEYOND Delivered with Blackmagic Design
The Beyond was shot on URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro and edited and colour graded using DaVinci Resolve 14
Blackmagic Design today announced that writer and director Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, has completed his first feature-length film, ‘The Beyond’, which was edited and graded in DaVinci Resolve 14. Furthermore, the sci-fi documentary film was shot exclusively with digital film cameras from Blackmagic Design, including the URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro.
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Christie Terra delivers end-to-end 4K AV-Over-IP solution at ISE 2018
Christie Terra delivers end-to-end 4K AV-Over-IP solution at ISE 2018PRNewswire/ -- Christie® is delighted to be bringing its Terra lineup of products to ISE for the first time. Terra comprises an expanding series of transmitters, receivers, control hardware and software that enables the design and integration of Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE)-compliant systems in a simple, flexible, highly-scalable and affordable package. With Terra, Christie offers a complete native 4K, 4:4:4 content delivery, from player to display. Terra helps customers leverage the benefits of the SDVoE™ Alliance, which promises a standardized approach to maximize the scale, scope and user-experience of AV-over-IP system architecture and performance.
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Xilinx to Showcase 8K and AV over IP Solutions at ISE 2018
Xilinx to Showcase 8K and AV over IP Solutions at ISE 2018Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leading provider of All Programmable products, will showcase the latest 8K and AV over IP solutions for any media over any network.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
The world’s most advanced HD and Ultra HD live production switcher with 4 M/E and 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers for creating incredible Ultra HD programs!
Blackmagic Design today announced the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, the world’s most advanced high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60 switcher with 20 inputs, 4 M/Es and a massive 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers. In addition, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K features 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engines with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each input and much more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel
Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Avi Cohen Joins Piksel's Board of Directors
Avi Cohen Joins Piksel's Board of DirectorsPiksel, Inc., a global provider of professional and managed services underpinned by its state-of-the-art video platform, the Piksel Palette™, today announced that Avi Cohen has joined its board of directors. Mr. Cohen was most recently the CEO of MX1, a global media services provider founded in July 2016 from the merger of RR Media and SES Platform Services, and before that was CEO of RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), from July of 2012. Prior to joining RR Media, Mr. Cohen served as President and CEO of Orbit Technologies Ltd., a leading manufacturer and provider of Satellite Communication technology from 2008.
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WUCF Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorders for Production of National Documentary Project
WUCF Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorders for Production of National Documentary ProjectWUCF Central Florida PBS has purchased Panasonic VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorders to support production of its extensive local programming as well as the filming of a high-profile documentary, The Groveland Four. A national project, The Groveland Four explores an historic episode in Central Florida's mid-20th century race relations.
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