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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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SMPTE Announces 2017 Student Paper Award, Scholarship, and Edition of SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal
SMPTE Announces 2017 Student Paper Award, Scholarship, and Edition of SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal
Applications for Society's Annual Student Opportunities Are Due by May 1
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, is now accepting entries for the 2017 Student Paper Award, the student edition of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, and the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship. These programs and events give students a variety of opportunities to explore the motion-imaging field and to connect with their peers as well as industry leaders while showcasing their creative and technical talents.
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Boris FX Announces Major Product Updates for Sapphire 11, Continuum 11 and Mocha VR at NAB 2017
Boris FX Announces Major Product Updates for Sapphire 11, Continuum 11 and Mocha VR at NAB 2017
The post-production industry’s most popular plug-ins get updated with Primatte® keying, Mocha tracking, 360 video support, and RLM licensing tools
Boris FX™, the leading plug-in developer of professional post-production tools, will be showcasing major new versions of the industry’s premier plug-in packages Continuum and Sapphire, along with its groundbreaking new 360/VR tool, Mocha VR, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 24-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth SL6824).
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SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Celebrates Industry's Past, Present, and Future
SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Celebrates Industry's Past, Present, and Future
Keynote and Technical Program Offer Familiar Look Back and Inspiring Look Ahead; Event Concludes With Star-Studded SMPTE Centennial Gala
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 the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016), held on Oct. 25-27 in Hollywood, California, drew nearly 2,500 registered attendees for a landmark event featuring 72 expert presentations and more than 108 exhibitors spread across two exhibit halls. This year's event culminated with the SMPTE Centennial Gala, a celebration of the Society's 100th birthday.
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MOG Brings 360 into Production Workflows with Briskeye 4K Video Camera
MOG Brings 360 into Production Workflows with Briskeye 4K Video Camera
Delivering a full 360 video production workflow, from ingestion to stitching to export
MOG, the leading provider of MXF development tools and centralised ingest solutions, today announced the full integration of its central ingest systems and video cloud services with Briskeye’s 360 cameras for both live and VoD content production and distribution.
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SMPTE® Elevates 16 Motion-Imaging Technology Industry Leaders to Fellow Status
SMPTE 2016 Will Pay Tribute to Achievements of the Society’s Newest Class of Fellows and Celebrate 100 Years of SMPTE Leadership and Innovation
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 this year — the Society’s centennial year — it will elevate 16 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industry, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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AccuWeather Debuts StormDirector+, All-New Weather System for Broadcasting
AccuWeather Debuts StormDirector+, All-New Weather System for Broadcasting
At 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show, See how StormDirector+ provides the most complete, fully-customizable local weather presentations with Superior Accuracy at AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, announces the launch of StormDirector+™, the all-new weather system that provides the most interactive, customizable, and complete local weather presentations with Superior Accuracy™ to television stations. AccuWeather demonstrates StormDirector+ live at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show through April 21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV – AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
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Bitcentral Will Show at Annual NAB Show in Las Vegas April 16-21
Bitcentral, Inc., a provider of streamlined video workflow solutions for broadcast and digital media, today announced its planned exhibition at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas on April 16-21, 2016. The company will be showcasing its Central Control™ master control, CORE:news™ news production, and Continuum™ 24/7 automated news channel software at Booth SU2610.
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SMPTE Announces 2016 Directors and Appointment of New Governors-at-Large
In Society's Centennial Year, Experienced Group of SMPTE Directors and Governors Guides Society's Ongoing Growth and Industry Leadership
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2016 directors and has appointed two new governors-at-large.
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SMPTE 2015 Draws Record Number of Attendees That Enjoys Rich Lineup of Speakers and Exhibitors
SMPTE 2015 Draws Record Number of Attendees That Enjoys Rich Lineup of Speakers and Exhibitors
Surge in Technical Presentations, Technology Exhibitions, and Attendees Reflects Rapid Evolution of the Industry
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) exceeded organizers' expectations, drawing more than 75 expert presentations, nearly 100 exhibitors, and 2,328 registered attendees hailing from more than 35 countries — the highest attendance in more than a decade. The SMPTE conference is the premier annual event for motion-imaging and media technology, production, operations, and the allied arts and sciences.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Award Recipients
Annual SMPTE Awards Ceremony Highlights Leaders and Innovators Behind the Advances in the Motion Imaging Industry
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 29, at the SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony.
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SMPTE and HPA Issue Call for Entries for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
Students Have Until Sept. 9 to Submit Work, Which Will Be Screened and Judged Oct. 27 at SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, and the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA®), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and an array of content for a growing number of platforms, have issued a call for entries for the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, following the Opening Night Reception for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) in Hollywood, California, and will be hosted by SMPTE Standards Director and film director Howard Lukk. The deadline for entries is Sept. 9.
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SGO's Mistika Air Packs a Powerful Punch at SMPTE15
SGO's Mistika Air Packs a Powerful Punch at SMPTE15
Mistika Air takes Broadcast Creativity and Workflow to new Heights at SMPTE15 14 – 17 July 2015 – BOOTH D4 - HORDERN PAVILION, MOORE PARK, SYDNEY
SGO’s Asia Pacific Reseller Partner, Mojo Media Solutions features the innovative Mistika Air post production system in Australia at next month’s SMPTE15 exhibition [Booth D4], being held from 14 - 17 July at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney's Moore Park.
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Panasonic Announces Schedule Of Innovative Stage Presentations for NAB Show 2015
Presentations to Cover VariCam 35 Production and Postproduction, Remote Video Production, Advancements in Wireless Camera Workflows and Cloud-Based ENG Management Solutions
Panasonic announced today its schedule of presentations for its exhibit (#C3607, Central Hall) during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention. Presentations will run from Monday (April 13th) through Wednesday (April 15th) during the convention.
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Adobe Reveals Updates for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB 2015
Adobe Creative Cloud and Primetime Take Center Stage at NAB 2015: Coen Brothers, Major League Baseball and “Over-The-Top” Content Providers Adopt Adobe Video Platform
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) is showcasing advances to its complete lineup of video technologies and services that radically improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, collaborate, deliver and monetize content across multiple screens. NAB will mark the first public preview of major updates to Adobe Creative Cloud video tools, including a revolutionary new color panel in Adobe Premiere Pro CC for instant color corrections and Morph Cut, which easily removes unwanted pauses and jump cuts for a more polished edit sequence as well as new Adobe Character Animator capabilities for Adobe After Effects CC that bring two-dimensional characters to life.
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Boris FX and Imagineer Systems Team Up to Unveil New Graphics and VFX Tools at NAB 2015
Boris Continuum Complete 10 and mocha Pro 5 new technology demos at NAB
Boris FX™, the leading developer in VFX and workflow solutions for film and video, and Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha® Planar Tracking tools, will be previewing the newest versions of flagship products, Boris Continuum Complete and mocha Pro, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 13-16, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, booth SL4225.
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SMPTE to Produce Documentary on Evolution of Motion-Imaging Technology and the People Behind It
Treatment Completed by Chris Kenneally, Randall Dark to Begin Production With Director Howard Lukk
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is producing a documentary on the intriguing history of motion-imaging technology to celebrate the Society's centennial anniversary in 2016. SMPTE has named motion-imaging technology and creative visionary Randall Dark as producer. Howard Lukk, former vice president of production technology at The Walt Disney Studios, will serve as director on the initial project. Chris Kenneally, who is best known as the writer and director for the acclaimed documentary "Side by Side," produced by Justin Szlasa and Keanu Reeves, already has completed the initial treatment for the film.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Directors and New Appointments to the Board of Governors
With Industry Expertise and Previous Experience in SMPTE Leadership Roles, Appointees Are Positioned to Make Immediate Impact in New Positions
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2015 directors and has appointed new officers and governors to fill vacant positions.
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Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD
Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD
Company Brings Quality Field Monitors To Vitec Product line-up
The Vitec Group today announced that it has acquired SmallHD, the North Carolina company known for its high-quality, high-definition, on-camera field monitors used by videographers, cinematographers, camera assistants and other creative professionals across the filmmaking world. SmallHD will be incorporated into the Vitec Group’s Videocom division, complementing its existing brands.
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Julian Ramm Joins AJA as Western North America Territory Sales Manager
Julian Ramm Joins AJA as Western North America Territory Sales ManagerAJA Video Systems has brought Julian Ramm on board as Territory Sales Manager, Western U.S. & Canada. Ramm brings an expansive range of professional broadcast and post production sales experience to the company, which he will leverage to drive sales of AJA technology with AJA’s channel of resellers. Julian is based out of AJA’s Los Angeles office.
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SMPTE® 2014 to Feature In-Depth Sessions on Networked Media, File-Based Workflow, the Cloud, and Asset Management
Multiple-Part Sessions Will Provide Multidimensional Perspectives on How Key Technical Advances Are Shaping the Motion-Imaging Industries
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SMPTE 2014), Oct. 20-23 in Hollywood, California, will feature in-depth sessions including "Networked Media in the Facility," "File-Based Workflows," "Cloud Case Studies," and "Asset Management." Presented in multiple parts, each session will provide an exceptionally rich perspective on how specific technical advances are influencing the motion-imaging industries.
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Avid Everywhere Enables dock10 to Accelerate Innovation and Expand its range of Managed Services
Leading European media services provider leverages the openness, scalability, and integration of the Avid MediaCentral Platform to expand its business
Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced that dock10, a leading media services provider, has embraced Avid Everywhere™ and implemented a fully integrated, end-to-end workflow centered upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform. The workflow, comprised of industry-leading Avid solutions, delivers the openness, scalability, and integration dock10 needs to enhance productivity, adopt innovative new workflows, and continue expanding its business to new markets.
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Telestream Products Receive Official DPP Certification
Telestream Vantage and Switch products among the first to achieve DPP/AMWA certification
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, received notice that its Vantage and Switch products were amongst the first to achieve DPP/AMWA certification as part of the DPP (Digital Production Partnership)’s new Compliance Program. Version 6.3 of the Vantage platform --which provides a broad range of enterprise-class transcoding and file-based workflow automation software products-- adds several new capabilities for assembling and encoding DPP AS-11 MXF files, while Switch, Telestream’s free multi-format media player, can now be used to visually QC DPP files on the desktop.
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Motion Path | Bigstudios Partner with Orad to Provide World-Class Creative Services
Motion Path | Bigstudios Partner with Orad to Provide World-Class Creative Services
Award-Winning Creative Teams Leverage Full Capabilities of State-of-the-Art Graphics Technology to Offer Orad Customers Around the World a One-Stop Shop for Professional Broadcast Graphics.
Award-winning design agencies Motion Path and Bigstudios, (BMP) and Orad, a leader in broadcast graphics development, announced today a special new creative services offering for the Orad customer community.
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Broadcast industry Speaks Out - IABM Research Reveals Need For Certified Broadcast Qualification
Broadcast industry Speaks Out - IABM Research Reveals Need For Certified Broadcast Qualification
Over Two Thirds of Respondents Believe There is a Skills Shortage with Most Urgent Need for IT Related Skills
Recent research conducted by the IABM has revealed that there is still a strong need within the broadcast and media technology industry for relevant training, with 69% of those polled saying there was still a definite skills shortage within the sector. Respondents were drawn from organisations within the industry and identified the main area of concern as stemming from the convergence of IT and broadcast. A further 44% indicated the need for a technical broadcast qualification.
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Eyeheight named as DPP-accredited software supplier
Eyeheight named as DPP-accredited software supplierEyeheight has received full accreditation from the Digital Production Partnership as a supplier of software for broadcast industry file compliance. This encompasses the full range of Eyeheight plug-ins including BroadcastSafeMC (for Avid Media Composer), BroadcastSafePP (for Adobe Premiere Pro) and BroadcastSafeFCPX (for Apple Final Cut Pro X).
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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Honorees and Award Winners
Annual SMPTE Honors & Awards Ceremony Highlights Vision, Ingenuity, Perseverance, and Dedication to Motion Picture and Television Industries
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 23, at the SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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SMPTE® Confers 'Fellow' Status on Eight Members of Motion-Imaging Technology Industry
Industry Leaders Honored by SMPTE Continue to Make Global Impact on the Production, Delivery, and Display of Content
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has granted SMPTE Fellow membership status to eight industry leaders. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industries, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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Chris Fetner, Mark Aitken, and Darcy Antonellis to Keynote at SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Industry Leaders Will Share Insights and Expertise at SMPTE 2014 Conference Opening and During Industry Luncheon and SMPTE Fellows Luncheon
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the three keynote speakers for the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2014), Oct. 21-23 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California.
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Announcing: The Southeast Creative Summit 2014 / Atlanta Creative Ball 2014! November 7-9, 2014; Atlanta, Georgia Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel!
The Southeast Creative Summit is returning to Atlanta after a successful inaugural year! In our first year, we had over 100 attendees from 12 states attend nearly 80 workshops over three days. This year we have even more talent on the schedule, including Academy Award winning sound mixer Ed Novick (The Dark Knight, Inception), Emmy Award winning editor Jesse Averna (Sesame Street), editor Zack Arnold (Burn Notice, Glee), and many more notable experts in the production and post- production world.
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HPA to Host Symposium Leading Into SMPTE® 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
'Making Do With More' Event at Hollywood's Historic El Capitan Theatre Will Explore the Impact of Enriched Pictures and Sound for Filmmakers and Content Creators
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2014) will feature a pre-conference event — the SMPTE 2014 Symposium, hosted by the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA®) and titled "Making Do With More." The daylong event is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20 at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California.
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SMPTE Extends Call for Papers Deadline for SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Announces Registration Opening on June 16
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has extended the call for papers deadline to July 7 for the prestigious SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, which will take place Oct. 21-23 in Hollywood, California.
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Pablo Rio and Genetic Engineering 2 set to provide 4K 60p color and finishing at FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil
Quantel's High Quality Color and Finishing Systems Chosen by Sony for Advanced 4K Production Facility in Rio de Janeiro
Quantel has supplied a Genetic Engineering 2 (GE2) system for Sony's 4K installation at the HBS production facility at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil. Sony is delivery partner to FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and host broadcaster HBS for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.
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Echostreams Partners with Mellanox and Enmotus Showcasing Tiered-Storage at National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2014 Booth# SL10810
Echostreams showcases FlacheSAN1 server at NAB 2014 Las Vegas with Mellanox and Enmotus tiered storage performing 3 sustainable 4K streams throughput in a short depth 1U server at just under 300W of power consumption.
(City of Industry, California--April 14, 2014) Echostreams Innovative Solutions, LLC. today announced the FlacheSAN1, tiered SSD and HDD storage array OEM platform with 20x hot-swappable 6Gbps SATA drives, has achieved a new performance height by having four Flash SSD and 16 hard drives transmitting concurrently three 4K video resolutions concurrently each over FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand or 40Gb/s Ethernet with RoCE links, out of a single 1U tiered storage server. For high throughput applications such as post production workflow, ingesting, editing, color grading, and media rendering this system can sustain three 4K streams concurrently and improves users’ productivity.
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NAB: Autodesk Debuts Faster, More Creative Flame 2015
NAB: Autodesk Debuts Faster, More Creative Flame 2015
Expanded Features and Support for 4K Helps Deliver Greater Artistic Control
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention 2014 in booth # SL3319, Autodesk Inc. is debuting Flame 2015 – the latest iteration of its comprehensive toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing - with new creative tools, faster performance, and an end-to-end 4K workflow to meet the needs of today's high-end post-production facilities.
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Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)
Cinedeck Focuses On 4K Fire-Power And Broadcast Standards At NAB (Booth #SL14317)Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, will showcase the new fire-power of its MX and RX record, ingest and transcode platforms in support of 4K and JPEG2000 production, plus the very latest international HD broadcast delivery standards, during NAB 2014, Las Vegas, at the Cinedeck booth #SL14317.
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Telestream Demonstrates Vantage HEVC, 4K, and Cloud Workflows at NAB2014
Company Showcases the Latest File-Based Technologies, the Best Image Quality, and the Fastest Speeds with Vantage Family Of GPU-Accelerated Transcoding and Intelligent Workflow Automation Products
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced it will demonstrate its full line of enterprise-class Vantage file-based software solutions in Booth SL3905 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10. Vantage transcoding products will feature all the latest formats and technologies, including HEVC and 4K. New workflow products built on the Vantage platform include Post Producer for automating content assembly and TrafficManager for streamlining commercial and syndicated workflows.
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Field 2 Shows Its Power at NAB 2014
Portable shared storage solution boasts support for Solid State Drives, runs on EditShare’s new ground-breaking Storage v7 platform, and sports a brand new, sleek look
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing its updated Field 2 portable shared storage solution at NAB 2014 (booth SL5709). The Field 2 release dons a new, modern design that enhances the aesthetic of any production workspace, operates on the brand new EditShare Storage v7 platform, and supports Solid State Drives (SSDs), offering users up to six-times the performance as compared to the enterprise-class 7200 RPM drives.
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Grass Valley Is Future-Ready at NAB 2014
Introduces Future-Ready Production Solutions and Enhancements Across its Entire Product Line
Consumer demand for exceptional viewing performance and quality is soaring, and new standards such as UHD/4K are driving the need for higher resolutions and higher frame rates throughout the broadcast distribution chain. Grass Valley® solves the challenges these new formats present with innovative updates across its entire product line at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas from April 7-10, 2014. Grass Valley (booth SL206) will demonstrate large scale, future-ready production solutions that enable the creation and manipulation of higher resolution and higher frame rate content, alongside seamless workflows that offer multiplatform content development and distribution with remote capabilities.
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Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show Offerings
Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed Varicam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights Of Upcoming National Association Of Broadcasters Show Offerings
Company’s First P2 HD Handheld Camcorder with AVC-ULTRA Recording, New ExpressP2 Card for High-Frame Rate Recording, 2 M/E Live Switcher among Other Advance Announcements
Panasonic today made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair of the company’s signature VariCam® cameras, one a 4K VariCam that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor, the second a third-generation, 2/3” VariCam that features high-speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications.
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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Director Appointments
New Appointees Bring Depth of Experience and Knowledge to SMPTE's 'Three Pillars': Standards, Membership, and Education
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the 2014 SMPTE directors. Alan Lambshead, SMPTE standards vice president, appointed Bob Edge, Oliver Morgan, and Howard Lukk to serve as standards directors; Paul Stechly, SMPTE membership vice president, appointed Bruce Devlin, Karl Kuhn, and William C. Miller to serve as membership directors; and Patrick Griffis, SMPTE education vice president, appointed Michael DeValue, V. Michael Bove, Peter Putman, and Al Kovalick to serve as education directors.
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SMPTE® Issues Call for Papers for the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition
Organization Accepts Technical Paper Abstracts Online Through June 20
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today issued a call for papers for the prestigious SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Oct. 21-23 in Hollywood, Calif. This conference is the premier annual technology event covering current and future developments in media technology, content creation, image and sound, over-the-top, and the allied arts and sciences.
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2014 NAB Show Preview: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) Booth L30
SMPTE at The 2014 NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema (TSC): The Future of Motion Imaging and Sound, produced in partnership with SMPTE, will offer attendees the opportunity to learn from and engage with leading figures in the motion picture business. At the SMPTE booth, the Society will highlight significant advances in standards development, the digital library, the success of the past year's educational conferences, and new products including the CamWhite pocket chart for white-balancing. The Society continues to support student engagement in the motion-imaging field through both scholarships and social events. SMPTE board members and directors will again engage with students at the Society's popular ice cream social, which last year drew 70 students, and at the SMPTE booth.
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Key Media Industry Organizations Launch Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability
Task Force Sponsored by NABA, AMWA, SMPTE, IABM, 4As, ANA, and EBU Seeks Contributions to New User-Requirements Survey
The launch of the Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability was announced today by its sponsors, the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), and Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is participating as an observer.
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Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery Standards
Cinedeck Breaks Into 4K And Adds Latest International HD Broadcast Delivery StandardsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, has announced significant new product and software releases supporting 4K production and the latest HD delivery standards now being adopted by major broadcasters worldwide.
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RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” - in 3D and IMAX® 3D
RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” -  in 3D and IMAX® 3D
Mistika's Award-Winning Stereo 3D Toolsets Helps to Deliver Larger-than-Life Historic Battle of Stalingrad Scenes to the Giant Screen – The first Russian Movie ever to be Completed for IMAX® 3D
SGO's Mistika Post Production System played a starring role in Second World War action blockbuster "Stalingrad." Already selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, Moscow-based RSS Production utilised Mistika's award-winning capabilities for the entire stereoscopic 3D post production in the film which included involved depth grading and native Stereo 3D alignments.
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SMPTE Announces 2013 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 24, at the SMPTE 2013 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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Workflow Situation Far More Lucid for Cape Town Production Company After Installing Small Tree Shared Storage System
Titanium 8 System Provides Robust Solution to Meet LucidState’s Needs
Being in demand is a great problem to have for any company. For LucidState, a full-service production company in Cape Town, greater demand meant identifying a solution to multiple video editors needing simultaneous access to large – and network crippling – media files. With an eye on performance and cost, LucidState installed Small Tree’s GraniteSTOR Titanium8 Ethernet-based shared storage system to alleviate bandwidth and workflow concerns.
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Harris Broadcast Introduces Leadership Vision, Team and Roadmap at IBC 2013
CEO Charlie Vogt addresses company plans for technology transformations facing customers and industry; outlines vision and priorities
Harris Broadcast, a global supplier of content management and network infrastructure serving broadcasters, satellite, MSOs, IPTV, mobile television and over-the-top providers, today announced that CEO Charlie Vogt will outline the company’s leadership vision and roadmap for Harris Broadcast, and introduce its leadership team during an IBC news conference on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. at the First Floor Restaurant of the RAI Europe Complex, Amsterdam.
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SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann
SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz LuhrmannSGO Mistika's unique and exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced metadata-based stereo workflow were used from start to finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann. Stereo 3D was used in the film as an effective device in the stunning motion picture to connect the audience intimately to the action. The corrective stereo colour balancing was achieved using Mistika.
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Telestream Expands Executive Team, Hires Industry Veteran Paul Turner
Turner to lead the company's enterprise product and market development initiatives
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced expansion of the executive management team as industry veteran Paul Turner joins the company in a new role as Vice President of Enterprise Product Management. Turner brings more than 30 years of leadership in the broadcast and video technology industry in Europe and the USA. In addition, Paul has served for several years on the Board of Directors for the Advanced Media Workflow Association, and has published over a dozen technical papers on a variety of industry topics. As Vice President of Enterprise Product Management, Turner will lead Telestream's global product and market strategy efforts for the company's enterprise products.
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Harris Broadcast Supports World’s Largest Broadcast Control Room
Harris Broadcast works with First Gulf Company on new 1080p installation in Mecca for Saudi Broadcasting Corporation
Harris Broadcast is completing the buildout of what expects to be the world’s largest master control room (MCR) for Saudi Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) in association with First Gulf Company (FGC), the Riyadh-based dealer and systems integrator. The new broadcast facility, which also includes a large studio, is part of a massive expansion program underway in the holy city of Mecca by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture and Information to enhance the area of Al Haram Mosque, where millions of pilgrims attend the Hajj each year.
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Telestream Integrates VidChecker QC with Vantage Workflow
File-based workflow and advanced quality control integration to be demonstrated at NAB2013
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the integration of Vantage® video transcoding and workflow orchestration products with VidChecker, the second-generation auto QC (quality control) software product fromVidCheck. The joint solution is being demonstrated at Telestream booth SL2605 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas April 8-11.
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JB&A Showcases Ecosystem of Powerful Media Management and IP Video Distribution Solutions
JB&A Showcases Ecosystem of Powerful Media Management and IP Video Distribution Solutions
Exciting New Technologies from Christie and Other Top Manufacturers Unveiled at JB&A’s Annual Pre NAB Special Event
JB&A, experts in media management and IP video distribution announced it will be showcasing its complete ecosystem of products and workflows at a special two day event kicking off the National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) trade show in Las Vegas, April 6th and 7th at the MGM Grand.
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Softron Announces New Technology, Upgrades and Integration for Mac-based Broadcast Applications
Softron Media Services, a leading worldwide supplier of Mac based broadcast applications is pleased to announce new technology, upgrades and integration at their booth SL 12416 at NAB 2013.
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NAB2013: Digital Nirvana To Introduce Version 3.2 Of The Monitor IQ Broadcast Monitoring System
New features include: Web Captioning, Program Guide Extraction,Hybrid Appliance and Monitor IQ Infrastructure Self-Check
Digital Nirvana will highlight key new features in Version 3.2, the latest release of its Monitor IQ broadcast monitoring solution at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth N3434) from April 8-11th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. These new features are a direct result of customer feedback received since the last version of the software was released at IBC 2012.
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Professional Video Editing Just Got Better - Autodesk Smoke 2013 Now Shipping
Professional Video Editing Just Got Better - Autodesk Smoke 2013 Now Shipping
Smoke Software Development Process Shaped by Extended Free Trial and Extensive User Feedback
Endorsed by twenty five thousand Facebook fans, six industry awards and thousands of new users through the trial download and active forum communities, Autodesk, Inc., (NADSAQ: ADSK) announced that the new Autodesk Smoke 2013, professional video editing software is now shipping.
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Avid Dramatically Improves Workflow Speed and Openness with Media Composer 6.5 Family of Products
New features streamline project mastering and archiving, and advance editing efficiency
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced the latest release of its industry-leading video editing tools, Media Composer® 6.5, Symphony® 6.5, and NewsCutter® 10.5, providing fast, open workflows that greatly advance editing efficiency. The new releases of Media Composer and NewsCutter are also the first work in conjunction with Avid Interplay® Sphere to support universal connectivity and collaborative production, giving contributors the freedom to work in a distributed environment that spans multiple locations and time zones. With support for new standards that help streamline media mastering and archiving, plus new audio features and relink capabilities, these latest releases enable customers to further enhance their creativity and productivity.
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Turner Sports with Dalet MAM Makes IBC Awards Shortlist
The multisport system with Dalet Enterprise Edition is finalist for IBC Innovation Awards - More than 6,000 events and 2 million highlights each year
Turner Sports Central has been shortlisted on the content management category of the IBC2012 Innovation Awards for its new, multisport asset management (MAM) system which logs, tracks, and retrieves more than 27,000 live recording hours of content from more than 6,000 individual events each year — around two million highlights captured each year. Dalet, a leading provider of MAM solutions for News, Sports, Programs, Archives, and Radio, provides the managerial MAM core for the new system with the Dalet Enterprise Edition MAM platform, which unifies workflow and metadata management across several different systems.
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Cache-A Announces Integration of Archive Appliance Product Line Into Leading SAN & NAS Systems
By Eliminating Client, Digital Media Professionals Can Now Pull Data Directly from Archion, Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext Systems
Once again responding to customer requests to simplify their workflow while ensuring the safest, most reliable and cost-effective solution to content archiving, access and interchange, Cache-A Corporation has announced that its line of archive appliances is now integrated with storage systems from four of the industry’s leading manufacturers. These include the network-attached storage (NAS) solutions from Archion and the storage area network (SAN) solutions from Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext.
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RadiantGrid Highlights AS-02 Support at the NAB SHOW 2012
Transwrapping Function Expedites the Conversion of Archives to AS-02
RadiantGrid Technologies, the developer of leading-edge transcoding, transformation and New Media Automation™ service platforms, will be highlighting its support of the AS-02 file format along with transwrapping functionality at the 2012 NAB Show (Booth SU7919). This support is built around a continued commitment by RadiantGrid to provide customers the most options for working with content throughout the production workflow, from pre-production through distribution.
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NAB 2012 Positioning Statement JVC: ON AIR. ON TIME. ON BUDGET.
It did not take JVC Professional Products Company very long to capture the number one market position in broadcast HD studio camera and monitor sales. And we have kept our leadership role because we remain focused on the needs of broadcasters. There is no single camcorder or monitor that meets the needs of every video professional. That’s why JVC’s ProHD line continues to deliver innovative families of products with wide ranging capabilities.
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JVC to support AMWA "MXF for Production" Standard
JVC to support AMWA "MXF for Production" StandardJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced its intention to support the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) “AS-10: MXF for Production” project with its new GY-HM650 ProHD handheld mobile news camera, which will be demonstrated at the 2012 NAB Show (Booth C4314) in Las Vegas, Nev., April 16-19. The project is designed to establish a common MXF file format for a typical end-to-end production workflow.
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Adobe Transforms Video Workflows with Upcoming Creative Suite 6 Production Premium Release to Be Previewed at the 2012 NAB Show
Company Showcases Upcoming Video Suite; Celebrates Storytelling and Film at Post|Production World Keynote with Academy-Award Winner Rob Legato and Steve Wozniak
At the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) will showcase new software and innovations that improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, deliver and monetize high-quality productions across multiple screens. Highlights of the show will include the first public demonstrations of Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium – including major updates for Adobe Premiere® Pro CS6 and Adobe After Effects® CS6 – before its official release, showcasing the software’s blazingly fast performance and tight integration that enables video professionals to work efficiently and streamline workflows. Adobe will demonstrate its new solutions along with key customer and partner-focused initiatives during the 2012 NAB Show at its booth #SL2624 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 16 – 19. Creative Suite 6 Production Premium will also be presented in more than 60 partner booths throughout the NAB exhibition.
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Nexsan to Showcase Digital Video Storage Solutions at 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas
Onsite Demonstrations Include NST5110 Hybrid Storage and E-Series SAN Storage Systems Featuring Advancements in Performance, Capacity and Flexibility
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems, today announced it will feature live product demonstrations at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 14-19 in booth # SL14106. Taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, this year’s event expects to attract more than 90,000 media and entertainment professionals from over 150 countries. Showing for the first time at NAB, Nexsan will introduce the newest member of the E-Series line of SAN storage systems, the E48, and will showcase the all-new NST hybrid storage systems with FASTier™ acceleration technology.
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Archion Showcases EditStor ES Shared Storage at NAB 2012 As Centerpiece of ‘Capture to Content’ Solution
Archion To Demonstrate Complete Post Production Process With Simplified Media Workflow and Superior Flexibility
Archion Technologies’ EditStor ES™ shared storage system will be featured as the centerpiece of a complete “Capture to Content” solution at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB 2012) in the LSI Corporation booth (#SL12510) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, April 16-19. Known for delivering leading shared storage systems for digital video professionals, Archion will be demonstrating how efficiently media can be ingested, shared, edited and stored by post production facilities of all sizes.
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Aspera Delivers on the Promise of the Cloud at NAB 2012
Aspera Takes File-based Media Workflows to the Cloud with Breakthrough On-demand Transport Solutions
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will be demonstrating what is now possible in the cloud for digital media companies at NAB 2012. Aspera will be introducing its Direct-to-S3 transfer software allowing for seamless, high speed and secure data transfer of file-based digital content at any global distance through this innovative combination of Aspera’s patented fasp TM transport technology with cloud based “object” storage such as Amazon S3. Throughout the event, Aspera will be showcasing its industry-standard product line enabled with this new capability for high-speed data access in public and private cloud environments and, with Amazon Web Services, will be showing the efficient, large scale workflows that are now possible. As part of the official NAB conference program, Aspera president Michelle Munson will be presenting the advanced capabilities, new workflow possibilities, and cost advantages of these solutions at the Cloud Computing Conference on Monday, April 16.
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RadiantGrid Highlights Support Of FIMS Open Standard At IBC 2011
Platform Supports Emerging File Standard
RadiantGrid Technologies, the developer of leading-edge transcoding, transformation and New Media Automation™ service platforms, will be highlighting its support of emerging open integration standards within broadcast and media production environments at IBC 2011 (Stand 8.D29).
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AMWA and EBU Demonstrate FIMS at IBC
Framework for Interoperable Media Services to be shown with services operating in typical media workflow
The Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will be demonstrating the latest capabilities of the project to develop a Framework for Interoperable Media Services (FIMS) at IBC, Amsterdam, September 9-13, 2011.
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Archion Showcases Most Diverse Storage Solutions for Today’s Demanding Media Workflows at NAB 2011
Innovating Storage for Media Workflows with New Synergy XTR, EditSTOR ES and Alliance LT
The leader in storage area network (SAN) intelligence and solutions for cross-platform, shared media workflows, Archion Technologies is showcasing its expanded product line at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB 2011).
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