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Morro Data Accelerates Media Collaboration with “Cache and Sync” Appliance
Morro Data Accelerates Media Collaboration with “Cache and Sync” Appliance
Files Are Stored in the Cloud, Cached Locally, and Synced Globally with low cost units
Morro Systems, an innovative developer of file transfer and storage solutions, will introduce Morro Data for production and post-production at NAB Show in Las Vegas. Morro Data combines the speed and convenience of networked storage with the scalability, flexibility and economy of the cloud to make it easy to sync, share, transfer and save data across sites and between business partners. The service is tailored to small and medium sized workgroups and businesses, including companies involved in production, post-production, editorial, visual effects, animation, design and other data-intensive applications, delivering the features and performance of an enterprise level solution at a fraction of the cost starting at under $998 per location.
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Digital Bedrock and axle Video Offer Integrated Solution at NAB
Digital Bedrock and axle Video Offer Integrated Solution at NAB
Companies announce partnership for digital preservation workflows.
Digital Bedrock, an affordable, secure digital preservation service that protects and keeps digital assets evergreen, and axle Video, the leader in radically simple media management software, are announcing that axle has developed an export tool supporting Digital Bedrock’s new service. Priced at $195, it allows “one-click” export from axle 2017 software and the axle Gear software-appliance to Digital Bedrock’s concierge archiving service. From the intuitively designed export tool interface, assets (along with their metadata) can be selected using axle’s Approval button, and batch-exported in a file format that can be read directly by Digital Bedrock, for long-term, managed preservation.
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360 Designs Introduces the World’s First Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone
360 Designs Introduces the World’s First Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone
Flying EYE Wirelessly Transmits Professional-Grade Live VR and 360-Degree Video; See It Live at NAB 2017
Live streaming VR pioneers, 360 Designs, today announced the release of Flying EYE™, the world’s first broadcast quality, live streaming, virtual reality drone. Flying EYE is the first drone system capable of streaming live, 6K, 360 video, with a range of over 5 miles.
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DVEO Enables Telcos to Create Channels for Roku and Android Set-Top Boxes in Minutes
DVEO Enables Telcos to Create Channels for Roku and Android Set-Top Boxes in Minutes
TV APP Maker™ will be Showcased at NAB 2017
DVEO®, a well respected supplier to leading telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, is now shipping their professional application for creating OTT or IPTV channels on Roku® or Android™ set-top boxes. The TV APP Maker™ will be demonstrated in booth SU5724 at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24-27.
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JVC Launches ProHD Portable Bridge IP Uplink Solution for Live Broadcasts
JVC Launches ProHD Portable Bridge IP Uplink Solution for Live BroadcastsJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the PB-CELL200 ProHD Portable Bridge, a robust bonded LTE hotspot that streams signals from multiple ProHD, 4KCAM, and JVC PTZ streaming camera models for live broadcasts or webcasts. JVC will debut its ProHD Portable Bridge at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Elemental to Launch Advanced Video Processing Solutions at NAB Show 2017
Elemental to Launch Advanced Video Processing Solutions at NAB Show 2017
Commitment to advanced performance and functionality unlocks new capabilities and revenue streams for video creation and distribution customers
Elemental Technologies, an AmazonWeb Services company, today announced plans to debut new video processing technologies at NAB 2017. Elemental’s latest innovations will offer pay TV providers, content programmers, broadcasters and enterprise customers the ability to quickly, easily and economically build and scale advanced video workflows to deliver highly differentiated viewing experiences.
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Imagine announces ImagineLIVE Power Sessions schedule for NAB 2017
Imagine announces ImagineLIVE Power Sessions schedule for NAB 2017
ImagineLIVE Power Sessions to focus on how Imagine Communications is delivering Future of TV, Today
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, will once again host a series of knowledge-sharing and interactive discussions at NAB featuring prominent executives and subject matter experts from across the media and entertainment and IT industries. The 2017 NAB Show edition of the ImagineLIVE Power Sessions will be conducted at Imagine’s newly relocated and redesigned booth (SL1516) in the Lower South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, and is free to all attendees.
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Singular.Live Launches, Brings Personalized Graphics to OTT
Singular.Live Launches, Brings Personalized Graphics to OTT
Cloud-based platform combines live production and graphics tools into a web-based interface to simplify the creation and delivery of compelling video to consumer devices
Singular today announced the release of Singular.Live, a cloud-based platform for OTT that allows content producers to easily design, build, control and publish interactive graphics on top of live video feeds for delivery to a range of connected devices. Backed by investment partner Reality Check Systems, Singular.Live will be on display in Booth C8332 at NAB 2017, as well as at the LiveU Booth C2617.
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DigitalGlue to Support Partners and Customers at 2017 NAB Show
DigitalGlue to Support Partners and Customers at 2017 NAB Show
Company to Highlight Services and Solutions for the Broadcast, Production and Post Markets
DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider for the production and distribution of digital video, will be at this year’s 2017 NAB Show to support its customers and key industry partners. The company works closely with industry-leading vendors to build optimized solutions for collaborative editing, automation, media asset management, storage, archiving and more.
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FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super Slow-motion Camera
FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super  Slow-motion Camera
Company will also introduce VRCAM-NX sensor less virtual studio/on-air graphics system and RFC-ONE real-time flash corrector
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-A will debut the next generation high-speed full 4K camerain its FT-ONE series, the FT-ONE-LS-12G. Designed specifically for fast-paced sporting events, the FT-ONE-LS-12G offers high-quality image performance, even in low light conditions that are often found in sports stadium venues and can prove troublesome for most high-frame-rate cameras.
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New BluEvo and Hybrik Alliance Provides Advanced Cloud-Based Transcoding Solutions
New BluEvo and Hybrik Alliance Provides Advanced Cloud-Based Transcoding Solutions
BluCloud Enhanced with Hybrik’s Transcoding Engine for Rapid Content Creation
BluEvo, a digital media solutions company, announced today it has formed a strategic alliance with Hybrik to enhance its proprietary cloud-based system, BluCloud™, by incorporating Hybrik’s advanced transcoding engine. BluEvo provides content owners, broadcasters, and OTT platforms a highly efficient workflow and automated systems to manage, deliver, and store content. Hybrik’s cloud-based media processing allows BluEvo to create media files more efficiently and with a greater level of quality control.
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Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Debuts GTX Series Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System
Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Debuts GTX Series Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System
The revolutionary GTX Series is a fully interoperable, professional broadcast wireless system that bypasses the increasingly congested RF spectrum
At the 2017 NAB Show, Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, will introduce the GTX Series Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System, a truly game-changing professional broadcast solution that offers immunity to radio frequency spectrum regulatory changes, bandwidth loss and channel crowding. The Alteros GTX Series is a fully digital 6.5 GHz system that provides reliable, interference-free performance and license-free operation, supporting up to 24 simultaneous, high-quality, low-latency (< 3ms), uncompanded 48 kHz/24-bit audio channels in any indoor or outdoor broadcast environment.
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Quantum's New StorNext 6 Delivers Unparalleled 4K Performance and Advanced Data Management
Quantum's New StorNext 6 Delivers Unparalleled 4K Performance and Advanced Data Management
Multi-Site Content Collaboration and Synchronization, Along With Intelligent Archiving, Empower Users to Drive Greater Productivity, Creativity and Insight
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced StorNext 6, a major new release of its award-winning StorNext® platform, adding new advanced data management features to the industry-leading 4K performance of the company's workflow storage solutions portfolio. With this unique combination of performance and automatic, policy-driven management, StorNext 6 is engineered to overcome the challenges of ever-growing, higher-resolution content and capitalize on the opportunities to re-monetize or re-purpose that content. StorNext 6 features include more efficient and cost-effective ways to meet project performance demands, share and access content across geographically distributed teams, and manage and protect archived content. Quantum delivers all these benefits in an integrated, multi-tier storage solution encompassing flash, spinning disk, object storage, tape and the cloud while maintaining optimized performance, visibility and access at every tier.
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ENCO Partners with Actus Digital to Bring Cost-Effective Compliance Recording and Monitoring to Broadcasters
ENCO Partners with Actus Digital to Bring Cost-Effective Compliance Recording and Monitoring to Broadcasters
Actus’ enterprise media intelligence solutions complement ENCO’s renowned automation, playout and closed captioning offerings in complete, end-to-end television workflows
ENCO has forged a partnership with Belgium-based broadcast compliance monitoring specialists Actus Digital, with ENCO becoming the first North American distributor of Actus’ comprehensive media intelligence platform. The two companies will highlight their relationship and interoperability between their complementary solutions at the 2017 NAB Show, coming up April 24-27 in Las Vegas.
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EditShare Delivers New “Small to Medium Business-Friendly” Shared Storage
EditShare Delivers New “Small to Medium Business-Friendly” Shared Storage
Entry Point without Compromise to Performance, Fault-Tolerance or Scale-out Migration Path XStream EFS 200 & EFS 300 scale from a single node to 5PB Enterprise cluster; Launch includes limited-time introductory bundle offer valued at 13,000.00 USD
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced the introduction of the XStream EFS 200 and XStream EFS 300 storage products.
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Telestream Helps Calkins Media Launch new OTT Channels on Verizon VOD Platform
Telestream Helps Calkins Media Launch new OTT Channels on Verizon VOD Platform
Telestream Vantage Cloud Services offer affordable encoding solution to comply with Verizon’s strict technical requirements
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that regional media company, Calkins Media Incorporated, is using Telestream Cloud Services to meet the technical and financial challenges of delivering new OTT channels to its audiences through the Verizon VOD platform. The first Calkins Media shows went live on Verizon on March 3, 2017.
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FilmLight rolls out 5.0 across its entire product range
FilmLight rolls out 5.0 across its entire product rangeAt NAB2017 (booth SL3828, Las Vegas Convention Center, 24–27 April), FilmLight will demonstrate its version 5.0 advanced colour tools. Users will benefit from the same powerful toolkit, and a consistent and familiar user experience, from the flagship Baselight colour grading and finishing system, through Baselight Editions, to Daylight and the new on-set application, Prelight.
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Rodeo Show Brings Out The Bold In New LISTERINE Campaign
Rodeo Show Brings Out The Bold In New LISTERINE Campaign
RODEO SHOW DIRECTING DUO MCCOY | MEYER BRING OUT THE BOLD IN NEW LISTERINE UK CAMPAIGN
Venice, California production company Rodeo Show directing duo Mccoy | Meyer humorously prove that mouthwash is more than a hygienic practice, but rather a catalyst for a bold lifestyle in the new LISTERINE UK “Bring Out The Bold” campaign out of The MRY Agency, J. Walter Thompson Worldwide and Tongal. With a tongue-in-cheek approach, the campaign includes two spots that explore the less-than-ordinary daily routines of a professional breakdancer Dan Dewhirst and professional stuntwoman Christie Aaria Emby to unveil the rituals of a truly “bold” individual.
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RoomMatch System from Bose Professional Rejuvenates the Sound at the Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College
RoomMatch System from Bose Professional Rejuvenates the Sound at the Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College
By providing clearly intelligible yet full-range sound for both speech and music, the Bose® RoomMatch® at Chesapeake College’s TPAC assures intelligible speech and full-range frequency reproduction for the venue’s wide range of applications, from theatrical to music performances
The Todd Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD, recently upgraded its 903-seat theater audio system. The effort, led by AV consultant Convergent Technologies Design Group, Inc., was intended to bring the school’s main performance venue up to date, and the centerpiece of this extensive renovation was a RoomMatch® loudspeaker system from Bose Professional.
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DigitalGlue Awarded Contract to Provide AFN with New Transmission Systems
DigitalGlue Awarded Contract to Provide AFN with New Transmission Systems
Systems to provide full scope of services and equipment for worldwide radio and television broadcast network
DigitalGlue, provider of equipment, integration services and software development for the production and distribution of digital video, was awarded a $10+ million contract by Defense Media Activity (DMA) to supply a full scope of design and engineering services, software, and equipment to upgrade The American Forces Network’s (AFN) transmission systems. AFN, part of the media outlets served by DMA, is the worldwide radio and television network serving U.S. troops, Department of Defense employees and government civilians and their families stationed overseas, as well as U.S. Navy ships.
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AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 Firmware with Avid MXF Support
AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 Firmware with Avid MXF SupportAJA Video Systems today released Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware featuring Avid MXF support for HD workflows. Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 is available now as a free download and expands production workflows by adding MXF with OP1a support for DNxHD encoded files to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and playback device.
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DVEO Launches H.264 Tablet Encoder with Built-In Cameras and Error-Free Live Streaming
DVEO Launches H.264 Tablet Encoder with Built-In Cameras and Error-Free Live Streaming
TABLET STREAMER™ Features Patented DOZER™ ARQ Automated UDP Packet Recovery Protocol
DVEO®, a well respected supplier to leading telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, has developed a unique platform based live streaming H.264 encoder with built-in front and back cameras plus DVEO's patented DOZER™ ARQ (Automatic Repeat Request) Automated UDP Packet Recovery protocol.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Host “Rogue One” Super Session at NAB
Motion Picture Sound Editors to Host “Rogue One” Super Session at NAB
Sound and visual effects artists reveal the secrets to the magic of the box office smash
The visual effects and sound artists from Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound will describe their roles in creating cinematic magic for last year’s blockbuster hit Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in a special Super Session at The 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Hosted by the Motion Picture Sound Editors in partnership with NAB, the Super Session, The Force Returns: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” is slated for Wednesday, April 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Upper S222.
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Pebble Beach Systems to Showcase Virtualized Playout on IBM Bluemix Public Cloud at NAB
Pebble Beach Systems to Showcase Virtualized Playout on IBM Bluemix Public Cloud at NABAt NAB 2017, on booth SL 6320, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, will demonstrate its Orca virtualized playout system running on the IBM Bluemix public cloud service. NAB attendees will be able to see a live deployment and hosting of multiple IP channels originating from IBM’s San Jose datacenter.
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Firefly Cinema Announces Integration with axle Gear
Firefly Cinema Announces Integration with axle Gear
Simple but powerful combination brings color decisions made on-set directly into an axle managed post production workflow
Firefly Cinema, an innovative developer of on-set dailies and color grading software, today announced that it is providing direct integration with axle Gear from axle Video, the leader in affordable media management. Demonstrated for the first time on axle’s NAB booth SL13609, the integration enables on-set color graded images and metadata from FireFly Cinema’s FireDay dailies management tool to flow seamlessly into the axle media management system.
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TVU Networks to Showcase End-to-End IP Video Ecosystem
TVU Networks to Showcase End-to-End IP Video Ecosystem
Enhanced Line of IP-based Products and Services Delivers Increased Workflow Efficiency and Flexibility for Broadcasters
At the upcoming NAB Show, TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will showcase its end-to-end IP-based ecosystem of hardware and software products, workflows and services designed for live video acquisition, production and operational efficiency. TVU Networks will introduce several new products and technologies at NAB, including its TVU One mobile uplink solution with support for the HEVC compression standard, TVU Producer, a web-based application for producing live content for social media, an update of the company’s cloud-based centralized management solution, TVU Command Center, an Open API integration with the Associated Press’ AP ENPS news production system and new TVU Router, which delivers over 200Mbps of reliable, stable and high-speed Internet connectivity remotely.
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IHSE USA Announces Tera Viewer for Graphical Monitoring and Switching of KVM Systems
IHSE USA Announces Tera Viewer for Graphical Monitoring and Switching of KVM Systems
See IHSE USA at the 2017 NAB Show, Booths SL12216 and SL12416
IHSE USA today announced the launch of Tera Viewer, software that provides an IP-based preview of video signals passing through Draco tera KVM matrix systems. With Tera Viewer, users can conveniently check and monitor images as often as required in control-and-monitoring applications. Tera Viewer presents live-image previews on separate, user-configurable screens, and a drag-and-drop feature makes it possible to reroute data paths easily in the KVM switch.
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Sennheiser Takes Sound Quality To The Edge With New, Gopro® Verified Action Mic
Sennheiser Takes Sound Quality To The Edge With New, Gopro® Verified Action Mic
Waterproof MKE 2 elements microphone can go anywhere a GoPro HERO4 goes – for enhanced audio even in extreme conditions
For the truly adventurous, the ultra-rugged GoPro has proved a game changer - letting them share their adventures with the world. Yet while the video gets ever more striking, audio often struggles to keep up. No longer: Sennheiser’s new, GoPro-verified MKE 2 elements microphone brings high-quality sound recording to GoPro’s HERO4 Black and Silver cameras. Based on Sennheiser’s professional microphone technology, the ultra-tough, waterproof microphone lets GoPro users take the next leap forward and add uncompromising sound to breathtaking video. The microphone is available starting 24 April 2017.
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L-com Launches New Line of Premium Armored M12 Cable Assemblies
L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has released a new line of armored M12 cable assemblies for use with industrial Ethernet, test equipment, I/O connectivity, sensors and actuators, and industrial control and factory automation.
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Magewell to Unveil Powerful Video Input-Output Card Family at 2017 NAB Show
Magewell to Unveil Powerful Video Input-Output Card Family at 2017 NAB Show
Feature-rich Flex I/O series brings company's proven capture hardware benefits to output applications, while delivering outstanding I/O density and versatility
Magewell will use the 2017 NAB Show as the launch pad for its new Flex I/O family of PCIe input-output cards. Extending the company's highly-regarded video capture hardware benefits and expertise to playout applications for the first time, the Flex I/O series continues Magewell's hallmarks of superior quality, reliability and cost-effectiveness. The Flex I/O line will make its public debut in booth SU12813 at the show, taking place April 24-27 in Las Vegas.
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Qligent Debuts Entry-Level Vision Compliance Monitoring for Broadcast TV and Radio Services at 2017 NAB Show
Qligent Debuts Entry-Level Vision Compliance Monitoring for Broadcast TV and Radio Services at 2017 NAB Show
Vision-Field-CM deploys IoT devices to enable cost-effective, distributed, multi-point compliance monitoring and analysis of online and over the air signals
Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, will debut Vision-Field-CM, a cost-effective, entry-level version of its successful Vision cloud-based broadcast compliance and monitoring solution at the 2017 NAB Show.
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Bayerischer Rundfunk Selects Dalet Galaxy for News Production
Bayerischer Rundfunk Selects Dalet Galaxy for News ProductionDalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software solutions and services for media organizations, today announced that Bayerischer Rundfunk, a member of the German Public Broadcast Group ARD, has selected Dalet Galaxy for its news production platform. Working with long-time technology partner, Thum + Mahr HmbH, who is the general contractor for the project, Dalet met the extensive tender requirements by providing a Media Asset Management-driven editorial platform that integrates video production and automates key ingest and distribution workflows. Described as a strategic project by Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Production Management System is an important step in the implementation of future-oriented strategies for the latest editorial team workflows.
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Aspera Enters a New Era at NAB 2017 with a Preview of a New Streaming Service and Expansion of SAAS Capabilites
Aspera Enters a New Era at NAB 2017 with a Preview of a New Streaming Service and Expansion of SAAS Capabilites
Major Expansion in Aspera Files SaaS including 30 New Features and Seamless Integration with the multi-cloud Aspera Transfer Service
For NAB 2017, Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will demonstrate its most ambitious set of high-speed transfer software and workflow automation solutions ever, including a preview of a new streaming service for high-quality video and data streaming as well as new capabilities across Aspera Files, Aspera Transfer Service, Aspera Analytics, Aspera Drive, Aspera Shares, and Aspera Orchestrator.
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Bluefish444 Annonuces Multi-channel HD/SD Compatibility with Masterplay
Bluefish444 Annonuces Multi-channel HD/SD Compatibility with Masterplay
Multi-Channel HD/SD ingest and playout for the Masterplay application suite
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announces compatibility with the complete suite of Masterplay broadcast applications.
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Sennheiser Introduces A New Era In Digital Wireless At 52nd Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards
Sennheiser Introduces A New Era In Digital Wireless At 52nd Annual Academy Of Country Music AwardsTop performers from the country music world and beyond gathered at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 2 for the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Marquee performances by the Backstreet Boys and Lady Antebellum were transmitted with the help of Sennheiser’s newest entry into the world of professional digital wireless: the Digital 6000 system. The EM 6000 receiver is Sennheiser’s first two-channel digital receiver, and worked seamlessly with Sennheiser 9000 series transmitters for a transparent sound that brought the energy of the evening live to a packed house at the arena and an audience of 10.9 million television viewers.
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CueScript Presents U.S Debut of Innovative New Prompting Soultion for PTZ Cameras
CueScript Presents U.S Debut of Innovative New Prompting Soultion for PTZ Cameras
Also demonstrates industry’s only complete IP-based prompting system
NAB 2017, Booth C10618 CueScript, the leading developer of professional prompting solutions,will present the US debut of a unique, patent-pending mounting solution that removes the operational limitations of using a PTZ camera with a prompter. In addition, the company will demonstrate the industry’s only complete IP-based prompting system, offering the ability to prompt from anywhere with a network connection.
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Technical Team For The 58th GRAMMY Awards Shares TEC Award With Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow
Technical Team For The 58th GRAMMY Awards Shares TEC Award With Recording Academy President/CEO Neil PortnowEarlier this year marked the fifth consecutive win at the TEC Awards for the technical and audio team behind the annual GRAMMY® Awards broadcast. The 58th GRAMMY Awards (which took place in February of 2016) won in the category "Remote Production / Recording or Broadcast" at the 32nd Annual TEC Awards, which were presented by the NAMM Foundation at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim.
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ENCO and StreamGuys Enable Rich Online Visual Radio Experiences for Island Luck
ENCO and StreamGuys Enable Rich Online Visual Radio Experiences for Island Luck
Seamless production automation and streaming delivery workflow powers new multimedia offering for web, OTT and mobile audiences
ENCO Systems and StreamGuys announced today that Bahamas-based ILTV Studios has launched a new, online visual radio channel, powered by ENCO’s comprehensive automation platform and StreamGuys’ cloud-based streaming media delivery service.
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Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Sets Its Sights on NAB
Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Sets Its Sights on NAB
Newly established technology leader has been laying the groundwork for an eventful 2017 and beyond
Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, has been gearing up for an eventful NAB Convention, with new products and corporate developments shaping the ways in which this new technology leader will serve the industry. Alteros is dedicated to the research, development and sales of innovative technology products with a special focus on the evolving RF landscape and creating high-end wireless solutions for live audio production, broadcast studios, sporting events and theater applications in the ever-shrinking frequency spectrum.
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Quincy Media to Standardize on JVC Camcorders for Broadcast TV News
Quincy Media to Standardize on JVC Camcorders for Broadcast TV NewsJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Quincy Media, Inc., is standardizing on ProHD and 4KCAM camcorders for news operations across its television broadcast stations. Based in Quincy, Ill., the company owns and operates 22 television stations across seven states, including 19 that produce local news, and is expected to purchase about 200 JVC camcorders over the next two years.
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Registration Open for 2017 HPA Tech Retreat UK
Registration Open for 2017 HPA Tech Retreat UKHPA has opened registration for the 2017 HPA Tech Retreat UK, presented in association with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE®). The Tech Retreat attracts a high-level roster of engineering, technology, creative and business leaders who gather to confer on the trends and technologies of the future, while tackling the issues of the present from fresh perspectives. The HPA Tech Retreat UK takes place 11 to 13 July, and is returning to the Heythrop Park resort in Oxfordshire.
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MZ Studio delivers vivo X9 commercial with DaVinci Resolve Studio
MZ Studio delivers vivo X9 commercial with DaVinci Resolve StudioBlackmagic Design today announced that Shanghai based MZ Studio graded Chinese smartphone maker vivo’s X9 commercial, starring Taiwanese icon Eddie Peng Yu-yen, with DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel. In this vivo commercial, Peng takes selfies in different scenes, including running in the morning, filming on location and a party at night, to highlight the smartphone’s powerful photography features.
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Media Links and Signiant to Conduct Joint Technology Demonstration at NAB 2017
Media Links and Signiant to Conduct Joint Technology Demonstration at NAB 2017
Fast, fail-safe and secure delivery of very large, high value media files over Wide Area IP Networks
Media Links, the market leader in media over IP transport solutions and Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, together announce a joint demonstration in the Media Links booth, SU5021 at NAB 2017, to transport mission-critical media files.
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Big Pic Media Heads to 2017 NAB Show, Las Vegas
Big Pic Media Heads to 2017 NAB Show, Las VegasSenior representatives Adam Welsh, Dave Saville and Craig Risebury from Big Pic Media head to Las Vegas later this month to meet major supply partners and key customers at the 2017 NAB Convention. Organised by the US National Association of Broadcasters, the event will be held from Saturday April 22 through Thursday April 27 with the parallel exhibition open April 24 - 27.
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DDB's Integrated Campaign for Dairy Farmers of Canada Leverages Powerful Animated Short from Gentleman Scholar
DDB's Integrated Campaign for Dairy Farmers of Canada Leverages Powerful Animated Short from Gentleman ScholarCreative production company Gentleman Scholar recently teamed-up with DDB Canada and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) to produce the beautifully animated, 3.5-minute short film at the heart of a new integrated campaign to help elevate the quality perception of Canadian cheese. The campaign officially launched this week, with the short debuting on the brand's YouTube channel together with several :15 and :06 cut-down versions. The short also lives on the campaign's https://www.CanadianCheese.ca microsite.
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Streamstar X2 Brings X-traordinary Live Production and Streaming at X-tremely Affordable Price
Streamstar X2 Brings X-traordinary Live Production and Streaming at X-tremely Affordable Price
New system provides path to smarter, faster, easier broadcasting on a budget
Streamstar®, award-winning developer of advanced live production and streaming tools, is making x-tremely affordable broadcasting available to those with even the most modest budgets with the launch of Streamstar X2, an x-traordinary live production and streaming studio. Streamstar X2 is designed to bring a reasonably priced broadcast system to organizations with less demanding requirements, such as individual schools, single churches or local sports clubs. Streamstar X2 will be introduced at NAB 2017 with the world’s first live demonstrations to be conducted in Booth SL 6124.
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Zylight Introduces Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light
Zylight Introduces  Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama LightZylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, is debuting its Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer later this month at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. (Booth C7947). Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color produces a soft, even field with enough output to cover 25-foot cyc walls. It shines pure white for a clean chromakey wash, and features Zylight’s Color Mode to produce millions of colors without gels or filters.
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Mo-Sys’ StarTracker Becoming De-Facto Standard for VR/AR In-Studio Camera Tracking
Mo-Sys’ StarTracker Becoming De-Facto Standard for VR/AR In-Studio Camera Tracking
Ease of Use, Reliability and Flexibility Prompt Global Acceptance at High-End Networks, Corporations and Regional TV Stations
Mo-Sys Engineering, the London-based developer of StarTracker, the first automatic, real-time optical camera tracking system, has seen its technology adopted by high-end television networks, corporations, production companies, and regional TV stations throughout the world.
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Imagine introduces industry-first with pure-IP Selenio Network Processor
Imagine introduces industry-first with pure-IP Selenio Network Processor
Company’s Selenio Network Processor is optimized for standards-based uncompressed UHD signals
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, is introducing the Selenio™ Network Processor (SNP), an all-IP-capable processing solution optimized for handling uncompressed UHD signals based on the SMPTE 2110 specification for transporting media over IP networks. Designed to usher in a new era in live production, the SNP enables production companies to optimize both studio and mobile facilities to take full advantage of the performance, agility and efficiency benefits of IT-based infrastructures, while at the same time upgrading operations to support UHD picture quality. Imagine will be showcasing some of the capabilities of the SNP at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, beginning April 24 (Booth SL1516).
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Marquis' MEWS is Good News for Cloud Based Workflows
Marquis' MEWS is Good News for Cloud Based WorkflowsMarquis Broadcast, developer of advanced workflow productivity tools for the broadcast and media industry, has announced it will show its Medway Engine Web Service (MEWS) transfer engine which has been migrated into AWS for the first time at NAB 2017 on booth SL9030. MEWS now enables seamless hybrid ground and cloud workflows, while also supporting asset integration into cloud storage with PFR and EDL relinking.
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Can Creators & Facilities Keep Pace with New Large File Media Workflows?
Can Creators & Facilities Keep Pace with New Large File Media Workflows?
Will developments such as UHD, HDR and VR create a two-tier broadcast industry: Facilis calls for pragmatic approach to technical evolution
This year more than any other, NAB is a showcase of the latest technology and business developments in high resolution content creation. Whether its UHD, HDR or VR production, throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center’s halls, NAB’s exhibitors will respond to seismic changes within the broadcast and electronic media industries with a renewed emphasis on super high data rate production workflows.
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MultiDyne Strengthens 12G Leadership with New Fiber Transport Solutions
New 12Gb/s models of popular camera-back transceivers and optical multiplexers increase bandwidth, simplify infrastructures, and enhance connection flexibility
Bolstering its already-extensive support for 4K field and studio productions, MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions will showcase new products at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show (Booth C5109) that bring the elegant simplicity of 12Gb/s connectivity to the company’s renowned fiber transport systems. New SilverBack-12G models add 12Gb/s support to the popular SilverBack family of camera-mounted transceivers, while FiberSaver-12G optical remapper/multiplexers enable as many as 36 signals of up to 12Gb/s each to be transported over just two fibers.
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PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Broadcasting in the Cloud
PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Broadcasting in the Cloud
See PlayBox Technology on booth N5311, NAB Las Vegas, April 24-27
PlayBox Technology will exhibit the capabilities of CloudAir rapid-implementation broadcasting in the cloud at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 24-27. "The demand for fast-startup channel playout is growing rapidly as broadcasters explore increasingly creative use of 'red button' opt-overs to supplement their main programmed channels," says PlayBox Technology US director of operations Van Duke.
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Masstech and SAM Partner to Streamline News Production, Archiving and Media Exchange Workflows
Masstech and SAM Partner to Streamline News Production, Archiving and Media Exchange Workflows
Integration enables SAM News Solution users to efficiently archive, search and restore stories and video directly from SAM interface while enhancing multi-site news sharing
Masstech and Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that the two industry innovators have formed a powerful partnership to speed and simplify how television and multi-platform video newsrooms manage and move content between production, archive and distribution processes. Debuting at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show, tight integration between the SAM VIBE News Solution and Masstech's award-winning media management and archiving software empowers SAM users with the ability to easily and efficiently archive, locate, retrieve and share news content between sites.
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LYNX Technik Launches H.264 Streaming & Recording yellobrik at NAB 2017
LYNX Technik Launches H.264 Streaming & Recording yellobrik at NAB 2017LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, today announces a new yellobrik, an SDI/HDMI to H.264 encoder for live streaming & recording. LYNX Technik will showcase the new yellobrik at NAB 2017 on booth SL10321.
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Art Directors Guild's Final Call for Production Apprentice Program
Art Directors Guild's Final Call for Production Apprentice ProgramAdvancing into its fifth year, the Art Directors Guild announces a final call for submissions to their Production Apprentice (PA) Trainee Program. The program, which opened on February 28, is dedicated to developing a diverse group of new talents, for the profession of Production Design within moving image. Initially, the invitation went out to colleges, universities and graduates nationwide.
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Kino Flo Builds Wall (of light)
Kino Flo Builds Wall (of light)Shortly after its founding year, Kino Flo introduced the Wall-O-Lite, the motion picture industry's leading BFL (big fluorescent light) for two decades. Now, 30 years later, Kino Flo Lighting Systems celebrates its anniversary with the new Celeb LED 850, a wall of light for the 21st century.
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Technicolor PostWorks Supports 13 Tribeca World Premieres
Technicolor PostWorks Supports 13 Tribeca World PremieresContinuing its long support for filmmaking in New York, Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services to 13 films screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, including three films in the U.S. Narrative competition, two in the Spotlight Narrative section, one in the World Documentary competition, four in the Spotlight Documentary section and one in the Shorts sections. Additionally, the facility supported three projects produced for television screening in the second annual Tribeca TV festival. Services included editorial conforming and color grading. PostWorks provided ADR, sound editorial and sound mixing.
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Light Iron NY Adds General Manager Rick Anthony
Light Iron NY Adds General Manager Rick Anthony
Rick Anthony brings over 20 years of post leadership
-- Light Iron – a leading post production solutions provider and member of the Panavision family of companies – has appointed Rick Anthony to the newly created role of General Manager in its New York facility. The addition comes after Light Iron added a second floor in 2016 to triple its inventory of editorial suites.
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NASA to Stream First Live 4K Video From Space at the 2017 NAB Show
NASA to Stream First Live 4K Video From Space at the 2017 NAB Show
US astronauts on the International Space Station featured in Super Session that probes the future and demonstrates end-to-end live 4K, cloud-based workflow in HEVC for delivery to multiscreen devices
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced today it will produce the first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a Super Session at the 2017 NAB Show. “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future with NASA and Hollywood” will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26 in room N249 of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
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TVU Networks and AP to Demonstrate Advanced Newsroom Workflow
TVU Networks and AP to Demonstrate Advanced Newsroom Workflow
New Metadata-based, Software-Defined Workflow Automatically Links and Accelerates Ingest of Recorded Content for Stories
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, announced today that TVU and the Associated Press (AP) at NAB 2017 will showcase a new, integrated newsroom video content acquisition workflow developed through the two companies’ technology partnership. The new metadata-based workflow streamlines the direct linking of media content to specific news story assignments at the point of acquisition. The TVU Alert and AP ENPS integration automates and accelerates the transfer and ingest of the linked content to the studio and within newsroom production solutions.
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Brand New Sigma Cine Lenses Stand Up to the Test on Indie Film Shorts, Commercial Projects and More
Brand New Sigma Cine Lenses Stand Up to the Test on Indie Film Shorts, Commercial Projects and More
Groundbreaking line of Sigma cine lenses designed for Super35 and full-frame digital cinema cameras deliver incredible optical performance on variety of projects up to 8K resolution
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is disrupting the cine lens game with its brand new lineup of cine lenses, which will be on display at the 2017 NAB Show (booth C11525), taking place in Las Vegas from April 24th through 27th. Handcrafted in Japan, made in Aizu, Sigma’s cine lenses, which were just announced in Q3 of 2016, have already been used in several projects ranging from commercial work, to indie films, to shorts designed specifically for OTT distribution on platforms like YouTube.
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Dalet Releases New Adobe Premiere Pro CC Integration
Dalet Releases New Adobe Premiere Pro CC IntegrationDalet announced today that it has released a new version of its Dalet Xtend plugin for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC. Dalet Xtend connects Adobe Premiere Pro CC users to the Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Orchestration platform, providing a direct gateway to metadata-rich assets and facilitating collaboration with users such as journalists, prep editors, sports producers and other production personnel on the Dalet Galaxy platform. The new HTML-5 Dalet Xtend panel for Adobe Premiere Pro CC adds support for multi-sequence export, locator inheritance, configurable metadata forms for exporting content, and support for the ‘while’ scenarios when exporting from Adobe Premiere Pro.
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Digital Nirvana to Introduce Automated Sports Clipping Service
Digital Nirvana to Introduce Automated Sports Clipping Service
The new cloud-based service simplifies operations for sports broadcasters in adhering to new FCC regulations
Digital Nirvana announces that it will debut an all-in-one automated sports clipping service at the upcoming NAB Show. Designed to enable broadcasters to easily capture and share every fast-paced moment in a game, the sports clipping service is coupled with automated caption synchronization, empowering users to publish sports media content online and via social media without time lag while complying with new FCC regulations. Taking place April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Digital Nirvana will showcase the new service along with its line of media management products and services at NAB in Booth #SU14312.
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NEP Becomes First Company to Purchase TSL's New MPA1 Solo SDI Monitoring Products
NEP Becomes First Company to Purchase TSL's New MPA1 Solo SDI Monitoring Products
NEP UK installs 14 units in new state of the art OB truck
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, today announced that NEP UK, part of one the largest providers of live event solutions in the world, has become the first company to purchase the recently-announced MPA1 Solo SDI monitoring product. NEP UK is currently installing 14 MPA1 Solo SDI units in a brand new OB truck destined to cover sporting events.
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PESA Provides Handheld Router Control with SmartView App
PESA Provides Handheld Router Control with SmartView AppPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional AV distribution products and multi-channel streaming appliances, today announced SmartView, an app for Android-based tablets that provides instant monitoring and control of PESA routers. Ideal for managing multiple monitor walls and multi-viewers throughout a facility, SmartView’s customizable workspace makes it easy to change inputs and monitor signals in real time. PESA will launch SmartView later this month at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth SL4224) in Las Vegas, Nev., and show attendees will have the opportunity to win a free SmartView license.
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Telestream Helps Calkins Media Launch new OTT Channels on Verizon VOD Platform
Telestream Helps Calkins Media Launch new OTT Channels on Verizon VOD Platform
Telestream Vantage Cloud Services offer affordable encoding solution to comply with Verizon’s strict technical requirements
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that regional media company, Calkins Media Incorporated, is using Telestream Cloud Services to meet the technical and financial challenges of delivering new OTT channels to its audiences through the Verizon VOD platform. The first Calkins Media shows went live on Verizon on March 3, 2017.
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Vista Project Student Filmmaker Winners Crowned at Caesars Palace
Vista Project Student Filmmaker Winners Crowned at Caesars Palace
Shane Murphy Earns Grand Prize, and Jon Navarro Is Runner-up in Competition Hosted by SMPTE and TimePlay
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that Shane Murphy has won the $5,000 grand prize in The Vista Project student filmmaker competition and that Jon Navarro was selected as runner-up. Led by cinema-industry pioneer Bud Mayo, chairman of New Vision Theatres, and by Barbara Lange, SMPTE and Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) executive director, the judging committee revealed the winners during CinemaCon week, March 27-30 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
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EuclidIQ Receives New Patent for Video Encoding of Complex Video Sources
EuclidIQ Receives New Patent for Video Encoding of Complex Video Sources
Grant for Advanced Motion Estimation Technique Brings Patent Pool Over 40
EuclidIQ®, a leading provider of video compression products, today announced it has been granted a new U.S. patent bringing its patent pool over 40, with additional patents pending in the U.S. and internationally. Focusing on high-motion source video typically difficult to encode, patent 9,621,917, titled “Continuous Block Tracking for Temporal Prediction in Video Encoding,” describes an innovative method for improving motion estimation, one of the fundamental components of all video encoders.
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FOR-A to Introduce FA-9600 Multi Purpose Signal Processor
FOR-A to Introduce FA-9600 Multi Purpose Signal Processor
Company will also debut MCC-4K Motion Compensated Converter and LMCC-8000 8K/4K Linear Matrix Color Converter
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-Awill introduce its next generation solution in the company’s line of signal processors, the FA-9600 3G/HD/SD dual channel multi purpose unit. The FA-9600 supports 4K, 12G-SDI, HDR and Wide Color Gamut, and will be shown in the 4K production and HDR area of FOR-A’s NAB booth, #C5117. Among many other new solutions, the company will also debut the InSync MCC-4K motion compensated converter and LMCC-8000 8K/4Klinear matrix color converter at the show.
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multiCAM Systems Introduces Dynamic Social Media Moderation to Visual Radio Experience
multiCAM Systems Introduces Dynamic Social Media Moderation to Visual Radio Experience
In addition to showcasing its artificial intelligence and automated graphics capabilities, multiCAM Systems will demonstrate how tightening the Visual Radio and social media connection can engage and build online audiences
multiCAM Systems, an integrated video production specialist serving the broadcast and professional AV markets, has enhanced its fully automated Visual Radio solution, MULTICAM RADIO, in advance of the 2017 NAB Show, where representatives will demonstrate key new features and benefits across its own booth (N8513) and two partner booths (RCS at N2519; Wheatstone at N6531).
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ToolsOnAir Continues to Drive Broadcast Innovation
ToolsOnAir Continues to Drive Broadcast InnovationMore than a decade ago, ToolsOnAir introduced the world to a new generation of broadcast workflow. The debut of their "TV Station in a Mac" delivered the tools of professional video broadcast workflow - previously only available in costly, proprietary black-box systems - to the robust, affordable, and ubiquitous MacOS, signaling the emergence of a new breed of modern and agile video broadcaster.
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Apantac Launches Cost-Effective UHD Multiviewer at NAB
Apantac Launches Cost-Effective UHD Multiviewer at NABApantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions will launch the latest in its affordable and fully featured video Multiviewer line, the award-winning Mi Series. The new MX-32-4KDP is Apantac’s latest UHD Multiviewer solution and is debuting at NAB 2017, booth N5906.
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Bluefish444 and Christie Demo Projection Mapping at NAB Show 2017
Bluefish444 and Christie Demo Projection Mapping at NAB Show 2017
Bluefish444 Epoch card and Christie Boxer 4K30 projector form winning combination
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industryís highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD video I/O cards for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems, is partnering with Christie for a projection mapping demonstration at NAB Show 2017.
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AJA Announces $1000 Price Drop for Ki Pro Ultra 4K/UltraHD File-Based Recorder and Player Bringing Cost Down to $2995
AJA Announces $1000 Price Drop for Ki Pro Ultra 4K/UltraHD File-Based Recorder and Player Bringing Cost Down to $2995AJA Video Systems today announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. AJA also announced $100 price reductions for the KiStor Dock and Pak Dock respectively, bringing the cost of the Thunderbolt™ and USB docks for Pak and KiStor media down to $295 US MSRP each.
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FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Introduce 4K-Compatible Studio Zoom Lens
FUJIFILM Optical Devices to Introduce 4K-Compatible Studio Zoom LensThe Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce a FUJINON 4K-compatible studio lens, the “UA27x6.5B,” at the NAB convention in Las Vegas this month. The UA27x is the latest zoom lens in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. The UA Series is the world’s first designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications. The Optical Devices Division will exhibit in booth C7225 during NAB, which runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Roland Announces Software and Firmware Updates for the Roland VR-4HD All-in-One AV Switcher
Roland Announces Software and Firmware Updates for the Roland VR-4HD All-in-One AV Switcher
Version 1.5 firmware and software updates for the Roland VR-4HD switcher adds Still Capture and Creation capabilities.
Roland announces a free firmware and software upgrade for the popular VR-4HD AV and Streaming Switcher. The Version 1.5 firmware update supports capturing a still image from the VR-4HD RCS software for Windows or Mac, plus support for 1/3-size PinP window in addition to the 1/2 and 1/4 sizes currently available.
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GH One Completes 4K Upgrade with 12G-SDI Blackmagic Design Infrastructure
GH One Completes 4K Upgrade with 12G-SDI Blackmagic Design InfrastructureBlackmagic Design today announced that Ghana’s largest private television broadcaster has completed an upgrade of its studio and outside broadcast facilities to support Ultra HD 4K production. The solution for GH One’s solution was built around 12G-SDI broadcast infrastructure products from Blackmagic Design.
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Streamstar Sets a New Standard for Live Streaming Production with Upgraded Software, Again!
Streamstar Sets a New Standard for Live Streaming Production with Upgraded Software, Again!
Streamstar SW 4.0 - brilliant new features for efficient, smarter, faster and easier operation to be unveiled at NAB 2017
Streamstar®, the industry’s trendsetting developer of advanced live production and streaming tools, has set a new and higher standard by bringing a host of brilliant new features to its live streaming and production software. The Company has announced the release of SW 4.0, designed to achieve smarter, faster, easier and more efficient operation, especially in sports streaming. The new version will be demonstrated during NAB in Streamstar’s Booth # SL6124.
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Highly-Scalable JetStor AFA Solution Uses the Latest Flash Technologies to Deliver the Lowest Cost per Gigabyte
Highly-Scalable JetStor AFA Solution Uses the Latest Flash Technologies to Deliver the Lowest Cost per Gigabyte
Best Price/Performance Ratio of Any All Flash SSD Storage Solution
AC&NC, a provider of leading Hybrid Flash/All Flash storage solutions, today introduced the JetStor 826iXD All Flash Array for M&E enterprises, public and private clouds, SMBs that demand the fastest, most cost-effective storage systems. The platform features dual active controllers, Intel’s newest 5th-generation D1500 Quad core processor with up to 64GB RAM per controller, DDR4 system memory, the latest 12Gb SAS 3.0 technology, onboard high speed iSCSI 10GbE LAN ports RJ-45 or SFP+, and the latest JetStor SANOS 4.0 SAN management software.
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Original Avenger Stars in Short Film Premiering at Newport Beach Film Festival
Original Avenger Stars in Short Film Premiering at Newport Beach Film FestivalFarside Pictures announces that Dear Kate, a short film by actor/writer/director Ilona Elizabeth McCrea, will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 26th. The film stars Elizabeth Shepherd—Emma Peel from the original 1960’s British spy series, The Avengers; later portrayed by Diana Rigg.
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hsc.tv Shoots Network Sports, Documentary Features With Full Line of Panasonic VariCam Cameras
hsc.tv Shoots Network Sports, Documentary Features With Full Line of Panasonic VariCam CamerasFrom covering Grand Slam Tennis and the Masters Golf Tournament for ESPN to shooting promos for TruTV, from a feature on the New York Yankees for ESPN’s SportsCenter to a music video tease for ABC’s “The View,” production company hsc.tv (New York, NY) has shot many high-profile projects with its VariCam line of cameras.
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FUJIFILM’s Optical Devices Division to Intro 4K-Compatible, Ultra HD, Handheld Lenses
FUJIFILM’s Optical Devices Division to Intro 4K-Compatible, Ultra HD, Handheld Lenses
Compact and Lightweight Broadcast Zooms Capture 4K from Edge to Edge and Feature Latest Design Technology
The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce two new FUJINON handheld zooms for live sports, entertainment and field production during the NAB 2017 convention. The company will exhibit in booth C7225 during NAB, which runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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IKEGAMI INTRODUCES NEW HDK-73 CMOS UNICAM HD CAMERA
IKEGAMI INTRODUCES NEW HDK-73 CMOS UNICAM HD CAMERA
HDK-73 2/3-inch CMOS Unicam HD Camera Debuts, Cost-Effective Camera System Ideal for Studio and Field Applications
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, is introducing the new HDK-73 2/3-inch CMOS Unicam HD camera at the 2017 NAB Show. This year's NAB exhibition halls will be open April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Winners Announced For Location Managers Guild Int'l Awards
Winners Announced For  Location Managers Guild Int'l Awards
"HIDDEN FIGURES" AND "LA LA LAND" ARE MOTION PICTURE WINNERS AT THE 4TH ANNUAL LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL AWARDS: Oscar®-Winning Director Danny Boyle, Location Professionals Lori Balton and Stuart Raven Barter Receive Special Honors
The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announced the winners of its 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards tonight. The event honored the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions in seven categories of film, television and commercials. The black-tie awards ceremony took place at the Steven J. Ross Theater at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank before an audience of 500, including LMGI members, industry executives and press. Dinner Party Download’s Rico Gagliano served as host.
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Canal + installs TSL Products’ AoIP for Dante mixing
Canal + installs TSL Products’ AoIP for Dante mixing
Europe’s first all-IP facility selects MPA1 MIX DANTE for custom mixes
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, announced today that Canal+, part of the Vivendi Group, has installed 23 MPA1 Mix Dante units for custom audio mixing within the IP-based workflow at its Paris Canal+ Factory facility.
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Audinate Announces Dante in Broadcast Training Session at NAB
Audinate Announces Dante in Broadcast Training Session at NABAudinate, the creator of the industry-leading Dante™ audio-over-IP technology, has partnered with Clear-Com to offer a broadcast focused version of its popular Dante Certification Program at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, NV on Wednesday, Apr 26th.
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axle Video Releases Softron Multi-Stream Ingest Integration
axle Video Releases Softron Multi-Stream Ingest Integration
Radically simple media management software combines with MovieRecorder ingest for quick-turnaround, Mac-based workflows
axle Video (NAB booth SL13609), the leader in affordable media management, and Softron (NAB SL13116), a developer of powerful, affordable capture and playout software for the Mac, are announcing the availability of a software module for axle 2017 which supports Softron’s MovieRecorder software and associated video capture hardware. The companies will be demonstrating the combined solution at the NAB Show in Las Vegas later this month.
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Cognition’s Brian Pope to Discuss Photogrammetry and 3D Locations at AFCI
Cognition’s Brian Pope to Discuss Photogrammetry and 3D Locations at AFCICognition founder and CEO Brian Pope will describe his company’s groundbreaking work in using photogrammetry to produce 3D digital models of locations and landscapes in a Power Chat Theater Presentation at the AFCI Locations Show in Los Angeles. Pope will make his presentation on Friday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 8 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Burbank.
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CINEMATOGRAPHERS GUILD To Co-Present Two NAB SHOW Panels
CINEMATOGRAPHERS GUILD To Co-Present Two NAB SHOW Panels
GAME Of THRONES: Behind the Scenes with the Filmmakers NEXT GENERATION IMAGE MAKING - Taking Content Creation to New Places
The panels, which are co-presented by the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600), at the NAB Show (April 22 – 27) will examine advanced and future imaging techniques, including the use of machine intelligence in pre and post production. One of the panel discussions, Game of Thrones, will be set within the context of high profile, consumer content. Both sessions will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Sennheiser And Neumann Showcase A Diverse Range Of Audio Production Technology At Nab 2017
Sennheiser And Neumann Showcase A Diverse Range Of Audio Production Technology At Nab 2017Audio technology for productions of any scale – this is what Sennheiser and Neumann will showcase at their joint booth (C2213) at NAB. An innovative range of products is ready to support professional audio capture at every level, whether visitors are producing movies or focusing on mobile journalism. The booth also features solutions for radio and TV studios, for fully immersive virtual reality productions, and even for personal use, with the MKE 2 elements action microphone for GoPro® HERO®4 cameras.
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Zylight Adds Rayzr 7 to Expanding Distribution Network of Pro Lighting Manufacturers
Zylight Adds Rayzr 7 to Expanding Distribution Network of Pro Lighting ManufacturersZylight, a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced it is the distributor of Rayzr 7 – the new series of seven-inch LED Fresnels. Rayzr 7 is the latest in a select group of broadcast, film, and stage lighting manufacturers that Zylight distributes across North and South America. Zylight will showcase its entire product line, as well as products it distributes from other companies, next month at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth C7947) in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Visual Effects Society Launches New Signature Print and Digital Publication
Visual Effects Society Launches New Signature Print and Digital Publication
Definitive Global VFX Platform Heralds Society’s 20th Anniversary – VFX Voice
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the visual effects industry’s professional global honorary society, premiered the inaugural issue of VFX Voice, the organization’s new signature print and digital magazine. VFX Voice is a quarterly printed publication, and the web version is now live at www.vfxvoice.com. (To get the ful magazine experience online, go to “Digital Edition” and use the ful screen view). In addition to housing the digital edition, the site wil be a robust platform of news and features between issues. The editorial focus of the magazine wil have a wide global landscape: feature films, TV, commercials, music videos, animation, theme parks, virtual reality, gaming, new media and industry trends, and wil celebrate the VES, its diverse membership and sections around the world. In addition to industry circulation, VES members wil receive the publication as a benefit of membership.
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Broadcast Pix Debuts BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Controlled from Anywhere
Broadcast Pix Debuts BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Controlled from Anywhere
New Switchers Feature Enhanced BPNet, Hybrid SDI/IP I/O and Built-In NewBlue CG; Controlled from Anywhere by Tablets, Phones, and Panels
Broadcast Pix™ today announced its new BPswitch™ family of integrated video production switchers, which feature the industry’s first control-over-IP from anywhere by tablets, phones, and panels. Now, a corporate, government, school, or religious live broadcast can be controlled from a control room, the audience, another city, or even from home. Plus, broadcasters can control a remote unmanned studio affordably. The new switchers have enhanced BPNet™, hybrid SDI and IP I/O, streaming, NewBlueNTX graphics, optional robotic camera control, and are 4K upgradeable. The company will demonstrate its new switchers at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth SL9721) on April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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BenQ Ships Industry's First Color-Critical Monitor With Single-Cable USB-C Connectivity
BenQ Ships Industry's First Color-Critical Monitor With Single-Cable USB-C Connectivity
New PD2710QC 27" QHD IPS LED Display Features 100% sRGB As Well As Advanced Darkroom, CAD/CAM and Animation Modes
BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, has launched a new 100% sRGB and Rec. 709 monitor offering an impressive range of features that help creative professionals craft exceptional detail in stunning color. The new PD2710QC is the world's first design monitor to include a USB-C™ Docking Station for MacBook and PC users, allowing designers to charge devices, transfer data, transmit audio and video, and connect to the internet, all through the convenience of a single cable.
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TVU Networks to Introduce TVU Router – a 200Mbps Virtual Internet Cable
TVU Networks to Introduce TVU Router – a 200Mbps Virtual Internet Cable
Advanced Wireless Technology Enables Any Place, Any Time Access to Secure, Reliable, High-Speed Broadband
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will introduce a new solution for secure, reliable and high-speed internet connectivity to connected devices from remote locations. TVU Router provides over 200Mbps of Internet connectivity from virtually any remote location and acts as a network accelerator. With TVU Router as a portable field access point, users can transfer and receive files, stream video, search the web, utilize any IP connected device or service to pass data and more for a high speed, reliable and secure data connection.
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Fitchburg Access Television Improves Studio and Remote Productions with HITACHI Z-HD6000 Cameras
Fitchburg Access Television Improves Studio and Remote Productions with HITACHI Z-HD6000 Cameras
Switch to Hitachi Kokusai HDTV cameras overcomes operational challenges, elevates production quality and enhances educational partnerships for community broadcaster
Public, education and government access (PEG) broadcaster Fitchburg Access Television (FATV) takes pride in bringing high-quality community programming to residents of Fitchburg, Massachusetts while also serving as a valuable partner to nearby schools. Unhappy with limitations of the HD cameras FATV had purchased from another vendor just two years earlier, the station replaced them with ten Z-HD6000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to improve productions, simplify operations and meet its educational goals.
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EditShare Highlights Flow Production Asset Management at NAB
EditShare Highlights Flow Production Asset Management at NAB
Advanced Metadata Customization and Automation Capabilities Drive Efficiency for Production and Post Facilities transform management of content, formats, QC and cloud workflows
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, will be meeting with customers and attendees at NAB 2017 to discuss the advancements in the EditShare Flow production asset management (PAM) platform and the various workflow scenarios in which Flow can bring significant efficiencies. The expansive PAM solution adds an intelligence layer to EditShare shared storage solutions, offering extensive content indexing, search and automation capabilities to productions. The open platform also integrates a wide range of third-party solutions including Quality Control (QC) and file transfer system, connecting production and post processes for greater oversight of important media processes.
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Canon Announces New PowerShot SX Digital Camera and EF-S Macro Lens
Canon Announces New PowerShot SX Digital Camera and EF-S Macro Lens
New Compact and Lightweight EF-S Macro Lens Opens Up a World of Photographic Possibilities and Helps Capture Close Subjects with Incredible Detail
Compact and lightweight, the new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM, announced today by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is the widest-angle Macro offering in Canon’s popular EF-S lens series. The new lens is designed to help both entry-level and advanced amateur DSLR photographers discover the incredible possibilities of macro photography. Capable of capturing close-up subjects with incredible detail, Canon’s new EF-S macro lens is also the first in the series to feature built-in Macro Lites that allow users to control lighting with ease.
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HARDATA Leans on Matrox to Offer Integrated Channel-in-a-Box Solutions
HARDATA Leans on Matrox to Offer Integrated Channel-in-a-Box Solutions
Matrox cards add 4K along with SDI & IP interoperability to SMART+ integrated ingest, playout, and graphics ecosystem
Matrox® Video today announced that HARDATA® Corp, a premier developer of TV and radio workflow solutions, has incorporated the Matrox DSX LE4 LP multi-SDI video cards and Matrox X.mio3 IP multi-channel video I/O over 10GbE cards into its SMART+ 9440 and 9440 IP integrated channel-in-a-box (CIAB) solutions.
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