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Telestream Lightspeed Live Helps PRG Support U2 Worldwide Concert Tour
Telestream Lightspeed Live Helps PRG Support U2 Worldwide Concert Tour
Lightspeed Live enabled simultaneous capture and copy of archive quality 4K/HD video footage in real-time to multiple storage devices
Los Angeles-based PRG (Production Resource Group), a leading entertainment and event production company, has been involved with staging dazzling concerts for some of the world’s best-known artists including U2, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Beyoncé, and Roger Waters for over two decades. As part of its services, PRG also produces video elements for live shows, including video walls and big-screen projection. To help support this service, PRG recently acquired three Lightspeed Live systems from Telestream.
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Boinx Software PhotoPresenter for iOS Presents Via NDI®
Boinx Software PhotoPresenter for iOS Presents Via NDI®PhotoPresenter for iOS, the app for show and tell style and non-linear photo presentations, is now updated with NDI® playout to enable easy integration into live video production workflows based on mimoLive for the Mac or other NDI®1 capable video production systems such as the NewTek TriCaster.
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Andrew Bell Joins Method Studios as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising Operations
Andrew Bell Joins Method Studios as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising OperationsLong-time VFX exec Andrew Bell has joined the leadership team of Method Studios’ Advertising business in Los Angeles as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising Operations. In this role reporting to Method Advertising MD and EVP Stuart Robinson, he’ll work alongside Method L.A.’s Commercials VFX Sr. EP/VP Stephanie Gilgar and Digital Studio head Jeff Werner to drive day-to-day operations in the L.A. studio, curate talent, and bring Method’s capabilities to brand, agency and production company clients on the west coast.
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Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
The episode is now online at www.westdoconline.com and here in the COW
The next episode of Westdoc Online focuses on the business of working with National Geographic Channel, featuring an exclusive interview with Vice President of Development Charlie Parsons.
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Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11
Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11Broadcast Pix has announced upgrades to its iPixPad and iPixPanel applications. Available now from the App Store, both apps allow users to control Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers remotely from Apple mobile devices. Designed to work with iOS 11 and take advantage of today’s larger screens, the updated apps provide support for all screen sizes.
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Adorama INSPIRE Series Celebrates Creative Storytelling Community
Adorama INSPIRE Series Celebrates Creative Storytelling Community
Star content creators headline a week of designed-to-share experiences in Manhattan, exploring new techniques, ideas and hot topics in the industry, providing a launchpad for photo and video creatives to learn, share and network
Adorama, the trusted source for market-leading photo, video, audio, imaging and electronics products and information, announced Adorama INSPIRE, a brand new, weeklong event filled with designed-to-share experiences for visual storytellers.
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Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
The Boris FX Continuum VR Unit is now available free through May 31, 2018. Five 360° enabled plug-ins for immersive video post-production.
The new Continuum VR Unit from Boris FX, the leading creative visual effects plug-in developer, delivers five useful and fast filters for professional reframing, editing, and finishing 360° video. The recently released 360° toolset fills a gap in the rapidly growing 360/VR immersive filmmaking industry which requires specialized tools to process spherical video formats. From now through May 31, 2018, Boris FX is offering the Continuum VR Unit as a free giveaway (a $199 value).
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Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Echo™ Express III-D Bridges Gap Between Mac® and PC-Based Workflows for a Wide Range of Still Photography, Video, and Audio Projects
Renowned photographer, sound mixer, and music producer Peter McCabe has chosen Sonnet Technologies' Echo™ Express III-D Thunderbolt™-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion chassis to provide Thunderbolt connectivity to PCIe cards that can support both Mac®- and PC-based workflows. The Echo Express III-D supports virtually every aspect of McCabe's business, housing up to three professional video capture, audio interface, storage, or other types of PCIe cards and connecting them to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port.
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The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
For just 24 hours, Red Giant will be offering 30% off full licenses, upgrades and academic store products. Discounted VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and more.
The Red Giant annual Spring Sale is back again, with all tools found in the Red Giant online store on sale at 30% off their original price. The sale will go live on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8AM PDT for just 24 hours. All Red Giant VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins and suites sold online at www.redgiant.com, including full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store* (already 50% off), will be on sale at 30% off the regular price from 8:00 AM PDT on April 24, 2018 to 8:00 AM PDT on April 25, 2018.
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Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" video
Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" videoAward-winning director AG Rojas, represented by Park Pictures, unveils Florence + The Machine’s latest track “Sky Full of Song” with an inspired grayscale art film.. Chock full of metaphor borrowed from the song’s lyrics, Rojas pairs still life, psychedelic swirls and the unusually still figure of Florence, immobile on a hardwood floor. The song and music video were released for the upcoming annual Record Store Day on April 21, 2018, where a limited edition, double A-side 7” vinyl of the track will become available.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
World’s most popular film scanner now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, HDR and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Cintel Scanner 2, a new second generation model of its popular real-time film scanner. Cintel Scanner 2 features the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe host computer connections, as well as a new skid plate for 35 mm HDR film scanning and timecode output. The new Cintel Scanner 2 will be available in June for US$29,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
Update adds support for closed captioning and HLS streaming, and new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language web UI options
AJA Video Systems today announced v2.1 firmware for its standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. The free update enables further customization of live streaming and recording workflows with HELO, and includes new features driven by customer feedback.
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Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Watch folders for macOS, an entirely new way to move media. Indestructible, accelerated and secure uploading that's up to 5x faster than the competition.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video, today introduced indestructible uploading with Watch Folders for macOS . This release marks an entirely new way to move media right from your desktop to Frame.io. The new macOS menubar app enables creatives to send raw assets, dailies, and in-progress edits to Frame.io for feedback and approval while preserving folder structure.
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Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple is also adding complementary new features to Final Cut Pro companion apps, Motion and Compressor
Apple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 million seats. Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes.
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Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Rollout supports eight of the most popular cine cameras with a RAW output, more to follow
Atomos is excited to announce support for ProRes RAW, a new format from Apple that combines the incredible performance of ProRes with the flexibility of RAW video. The ProRes RAW update will be available free for the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 devices.
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Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the Dark
Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the DarkWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, will publish an exclusive video interview with the makers of the Netflix documentary series Shot in the Dark on Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30am Pacific time.
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Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Available exclusively on Apple Music, ‘Colors’ is the title track to Beck’s 13th album. The music video lives up to its namesake thanks to dynamic choreography by Ryan Heffington, complemented by specialized color grading, compositing, and playful animated graphics from The Mill.
“Colors” is the dazzling new video directed by Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, The Cornetto Trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), that brings the title track of Beck’s current album to vivid multi-hued life, aided and abetted by kinetic choreography by Ryan Heffington. Beck and Wright’s collaboration on the “Colors” video has resulted in something completely alien yet strangely familiar, as if an extraterrestrial culture had accidentally intercepted a transmission of a Busby Berkeley film—and chosen to create their own sequel.
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Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FF
Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FFCanon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the EOS C700 FF, the Company’s first full-frame cinema camera. The beauty and majesty of full-frame digital cinema is now becoming a new creative reality. Since the introduction of the EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera in 2008, Canon has been a part of the full-frame video movement, and the introduction of the C700 FF has reinforced Canon’s commitment to this market. At the heart of the camera is a novel Canon-developed CMOS image sensor having a total of 5952 (H) x 3140 (V) photosites with a digital cinema 17:9 aspect ratio, which gives it the same image circle size as the full frame EOS 5D camera series. This supports a wide range of shooting options.
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RED Introduces Gemini 5K S35 Sensor
RED Introduces Gemini 5K S35 Sensor
New GEMINI 5K S35 SENSOR from RED DIGITAL CINEMA features dual sensitivity modes For exceptional low-light performance
RED DIGITAL CINEMA® introduced today the new GEMINI™ 5K S35 sensor for its RED EPIC-W® camera. The GEMINI 5K S35 sensor leverages dual sensitivity modes to provide greater flexibility for a variety of shooting environments. Whether creators choose to shoot in standard mode for well-lit conditions or low light mode for darker environments, the RED EPIC-W with GEMINI 5K S35 sensor delivers incredible dynamic range and produces cinematic quality images.
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Frame.io to Preview The All New Frame.io at NAB 2018
Frame.io to Preview The All New Frame.io at NAB 2018
One year in the making, the all new Frame.io brings support for images, PDFs and audio, enhanced commenting, improved version control, all new integrations, and over 150 other improvements to its workflow management platform for video teams.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video teams, will preview the all new Frame.io at NAB 2018, in anticipation of the full release early this summer. The next generation of the company’s media review and collaboration software, the all new Frame.io will be reengineered for speed. Large projects can load up to 100X faster and uploading media now supports Gigabit speeds and beyond. Broader media support, better version control, new commenting tools, and enhanced search top the list of over 150 new features and improvements coming to Frame.io.
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mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac
Version 4 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - is now available. The new version improves live video producer’s lives by adding easy multi-endpoint streaming, a process to work with viewer comments on YouTube and Facebook, a multi-view to keep an eye on your video sources and much more. mimoLive 4 will be shown at the NDI® Pavilion (booth SL5516) at NAB in Las Vegas.
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Elements Boosts Performance of Entire Range of Media Storage/Server Solutions with NVMe Integration
Elements Boosts Performance of Entire Range of Media Storage/Server Solutions with NVMe Integration
Demonstrations of zero-latency performance, highest IOPS and unsurpassed bandwidth held at NAB 2018 on Booth SL11505
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is showcasing a new hardware design that integrates Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) into all its media storage solutions at NAB 2018. The addition of NVMe combined with ELEMENTS support of up to 100Gbit Ethernet and RDMA boosts the overall performance of the Company’s unique human-centered appliances to unparalleled levels. Demonstrations of ELEMENTS entire suite of products are being conducted on Booth SL 11505 throughout the show.
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Show Me The Money: Westdoc Online to Cover Grants and Funding in Next Episode
Show Me The Money: Westdoc Online to Cover Grants and Funding in Next EpisodeWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, announced today it will cover valuable information on securing grants and other forms of funding for documentary and nonfiction projects in its next episode livestreaming Wednesday, March 21 at 9:30am Pacific time on www.westdoconline.com.
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Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
New Com Line Partnership Builds on Sonnet's Current Relationship With Platinum to Keep Pace With Burgeoning French Market
In support of expanding business opportunities in France, Sonnet Technologies has forged a new partnership with ComLine to distribute the company's full line of products in the country. The new ComLine agreement joins Sonnet's highly successful partnership with Platinum, which has represented Sonnet in France since 2005.
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Boris FX Adds Alan Lorence, Brings Back Famed Particle Illusion System
Boris FX Adds Alan Lorence, Brings Back Famed Particle Illusion System
Particle Illusion Founder and Engineer Set to Helm a Newly Redesigned, GPU-Accelerated Update for Fast VFX and Motion Graphics Generation
After taking a two year hiatus from the visual effects plug-in industry, Alan Lorence, former wondertouch founder and GenArts product manager, joins the Boris FX™ team as Product Manager. The addition of Lorence brings his career full circle as he is set to relaunch Particle Illusion, his first major contribution to the visual effects industry. The renowned sprite-based particle generator for creating motion graphics elements like smoke, fireworks, and sparkles was acquired by Boris FX from GenArts in 2016.
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EditShare NAB 2018 Media Showcase Mitigates Cybercrime and Costly QC Delivery; Expands Tiered Storage and Remote Workflows
EditShare NAB 2018 Media Showcase Mitigates Cybercrime and Costly QC Delivery; Expands Tiered Storage and Remote Workflows
New XStream EFS Auditing aligns with security best practices; QUALES AQC delivers best-in-class QC ROI; EFS 40NL nearline storage solution keeps assets at fingertips; and software-defined Flow MAM opens new remote workflows.
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing new capabilities across its award-winning XStream EFS scale out storage, Flow media asset management, QUALES automated quality check and file verification, and XStream EFS 40NL nearline storage solutions at NAB 2018 (booth SL8620).
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Boris FX Announces New Particle Illusion and App Manager, Previews New 2018 Product Lineup at NAB 2018
Boris FX Announces New Particle Illusion and App Manager, Previews New 2018 Product Lineup at NAB 2018
Technology showcase of popular post-production plug-ins: Sapphire, Continuum, and Mocha for editing, motion graphics, and visual effects
Boris FX™, the leading developer of professional post-production tools, will be showcasing major new versions of the industry’s premier plug-ins: Continuum, Sapphire, and Mocha in connection with the brand new 2018 Boris FX App Manager at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 9-12, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth SL7620).
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ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
Developer of award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS media storage and server appliances will also host Breakfast Round Table discussion on Cloud Storage in M&E
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be demonstrating new features of its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server platform at the HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone in Palm Springs, CA. The Innovation Zone is an invitation only space for exhibitors to share their latest technologies for digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, and video with attendees. The event will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA from 19th – 23rd February 2018.
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Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian station
Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian stationELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its long-time customer Broadcast Network Connections (BNC) is deploying an ELEMENTS NAS 60bay plus JBOD expansion in PyeongChang to establish a steady connection for transmissions between onsite editing and producers in Vienna, Austria. BNC, a Berlin-based production company, has been contracted by Austria’s public (service) broadcaster ORF for ingest and content management during the global sports event to ensure up-to-the-minute coverage.
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Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
See Octopus on Booth SL7627 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Octopus Newsroom will debut version 8.1 of its industry-leading newsroom computer system to the American broadcast market at the April 9-12 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Exhibiting on booth SL7627 – South Hall, Lower – the company will be represented by Gene Sudduth (National Sales Director for North America), Gianluca Bertuzzi (Sales Manager for Latin America) and management teams from Europe and Asia.
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Studio Network Solutions unveiling new EVO DPX shared storage at Blackmagic Design Conference
Studio Network Solutions unveiling new EVO DPX shared storage at Blackmagic Design Conference
The latest shared storage server from Studio Network Solutions was designed with colorists and finishing artists in mind
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading manufacturer of shared storage hardware and software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that the upcoming Blackmagic Design Conference and Expo on February 11-13th would feature the first public unveiling of EVO DPX, the latest addition to the EVO shared storage lineup, designed to make it simple for teams to integrate demanding coloring and finishing workflows into a shared storage environment with a single system.
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ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
Automated media monitoring and analytics make ELEMENTS MAM system even smarter and more powerful
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is releasing a ground-breaking new option to its Media Library at NAB 2018. Beyond managing, sharing, and annotating media assets, the highly-efficient MAM is now capable of analyzing, dissecting, and indexing video and audio assets through automated monitoring utilizing cognitive Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines. ELEMENTS, a first-time exhibitor at NAB, will demonstrate the AI functionality on Booth #SL14508 throughout the show.
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Hungary's Largest Octopus System Accelerates Echo TV's Drive for News
Hungary's Largest Octopus System Accelerates Echo TV's Drive for News
See Octopus on Booth SL7627 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Hungarian television channel Echo TV is ramping up its news coverage with new people, new programmes and new facilities. Following a major technical upgrade, the channel recently went live from newly built ultra-modern production studios in Budapest. Spearheading its drive for greater creativity and efficiency, Echo TV chose a full-blown Octopus 8 newsroom computer system using almost all of the currently available modules. 80 concurrent user licenses have been purchased, making this the biggest Octopus installation in Hungary to date.
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Sonoris Improves Convenience and Efficiency With DDP Player iOS App
Sonoris, a global provider of high-end audio products for recording and mastering, today announced that its DDP Player iOS app is now available with the desktop version of its DDP Creator and DDP Player software. Previously available only for the OEM version of its software, Sonoris' DDP Player iOS app is the only such app available in the App Store® that plays DDP files on the latest iOS devices.
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RED Weapon with Monstro 8K VV Sensor at BSC Expo
RED Weapon with Monstro 8K VV Sensor at BSC Expo
Expo presentations highlight benefits of high resolution together with RED's RAW workflow
RED Digital Cinema® is showcasing its latest sensor technology, MONSTRO 8K VV, on Stand 426 at the BSC Expo, running Feb. 2-3 at the Battersea Evolution. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step in large-format sensor technology with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail. The new cinematic, full-frame WEAPON® camera with the MONSTRO™ 8K VV sensor that launched in October 2017 is now available for purchase.
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Avid Pro Tools Gets Boost on New iMac Pro
The fastest, most powerful Mac ever delivers the fastest, most powerful Pro Tools software for Mac, ever
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, today announced the availability of a new version of Pro Tools® optimized for High Sierra 10.13.2, and introduced new video file support for post-production workflows, empowering users to tackle the most demanding audio post production and music creation projects with ease. Powered by MediaCentral®, the industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media, the latest version of Pro Tools gains a significant boost in playback performance with the new iMac Pro.
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ATTO announces support for Apple® Release of the new iMac Pro
ATTO’s line of ThunderboltTM technology enabled products continue to revolutionize connectivity to storage
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today confirmed their continued commitment to the newly released line of product updates and innovations from Apple. With the powerful and new iMac Pro® now shipping, ATTO continues to support the new offerings from this industry leading manufacturer. "Our deep relationship with Apple over the last 30 years continues to drive our position as a leading force within the Apple community," said Timothy J. Klein, president and CEO at ATTO Technology.
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RED Now Accepting New Orders for Weapon Cameras with Monstro Sensors
RED Now Accepting New Orders for Weapon Cameras with Monstro Sensors
Monstro Sensors also available as sensor upgrades for existing Weapon CF owners
RED Digital Cinema® announced today its cinematic full frame WEAPON® cameras with the MONSTRO™ 8K VV sensor is available for purchase. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step in large-format sensor technology, with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail.
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ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales Americas
ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales AmericasELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has added Eric Thorne to its growing North American team as its VP Sales Americas. Thorne joins ELEMENTS with over 25 years of sales experience in the media & entertainment market sector. His responsibilities, effective immediately, include supporting existing customers, developing new business targets and sectors, and expanding the reseller channel in the USA, Canada, and Latin America.
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RED Introduces new MONSTRO 8K VV Sensor
RED Introduces new MONSTRO 8K VV Sensor
Camera/sensor combination offers full frame lens coverage, captures 8K full format motion at up to 60 fps, 35.4 megapixel stills, data rates up to 300 MB/s
Today, RED Digital Cinema®announced a new cinematic full frame sensor for WEAPON®cameras, MONSTRO™ 8K VV. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step beyond the DRAGON 8K VV sensor with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail.
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Faster EditShare Geevs X10 Broadcast Solution Hits the Streets
Faster EditShare Geevs X10 Broadcast Solution Hits the Streets
New hardware offers significant speed improvements for managing frame rates, complex codecs and status graphic overlays
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced the availability of its newly updated, high-performance Geevs X10 broadcast I/O solution.
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Adobe Continues to Drive 360 Video and VR Innovation with Acquisition of Mettle’s Skybox Tools for Editing and Visual Effects
Adobe Continues to Drive 360 Video and VR Innovation with Acquisition of Mettle’s Skybox Tools for Editing and Visual Effects
Acquisition Accelerates Adobe’s Position in Cutting Edge New Medium
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The acquisition comes at a time when increasing numbers of creators, global brands and media and entertainment companies are embracing 360/VR and are looking for seamless, end-to-end workflows for this new, immersive medium. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC and complements Adobe Creative Cloud’s existing 360/VR cinematic production technology. Adobe will integrate SkyBox plugin functionality natively into future releases of Premiere Pro and After Effects.
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Convergent Design Releases New Firmware For Avid DNxHD, VariCam LT RAW up to 2K/240fps and More
Convergent Design Releases New Firmware For Avid DNxHD, VariCam LT RAW up to 2K/240fps and More
Updates for Odyssey, Apollo recorder/monitor products feature new formats and frame rates
Firmware v2017.06 Is Ready to Go! With this update our team is bringing Odyssey and Apollo owners something to really get excited about. Titan HD Extract is now available as a FREE upgrade for both Odyssey and Apollo. The Odyssey RAW Bundle now supports Panasonic Varicam LT RAW at up to 2K/240fps, we've also added Avid DNxHD Recording to both Odyssey and Apollo just to name a few of the things we've been working on.
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RED Digital Cinemas Sessions With Filmmakers At London's Media Production Show 2017
RED Digital Cinemas Sessions With Filmmakers At London's Media Production Show 2017
RED Digital Cinema to highlight 8K S35 cameras at the Media Production Show 2017; Speakers at RED VIP Experience Lounge include cinematographers and producers
RED Digital Cinema will bring its latest DSMC2 cameras to The Media Production Show, which takes place 13th and 14th June at the Olympia London (West Hall). Attendees will see demonstrations of the RED EPIC-W™ and WEAPON® 8K S35 with HELIUM™ sensor in the RED VIP Experience Lounge.
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RED Digital Cinema to Exhibit at Cine Gear Expo 2017
RED Digital Cinema to Exhibit at Cine Gear Expo 2017
RED to Host Panels Featuring Henry Braham, BSC, Dean Devlin and Red Bull Media House
Cine Gear attendees can find RED Digital Cinema at booth S301 in Stage 2 of Paramount Studios at Cine Gear Expo 2017 from June 2-3. Visitors to RED can interact with a range of DSMC2™ cameras, including SCARLET-W™, RED EPIC-W™, WEAPON® 8K S35 and WEAPON 8K VV. Additionally, RED will be demonstrating the latest workflow options - covering their new image processing pipeline (IPP2), HDR, and 8K.
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Colortime LLC Increase Producers’ Productivity with JMR Mac Pro RAID Desktop Workstations
Colortime LLC Increase Producers’ Productivity with JMR Mac Pro RAID Desktop Workstations
JMR provides secure, high performance system at the studio eliminating need for producers to travel across town to edit and approve final images
JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading design center and manufacturer of scalable storage solutions, announced today that Colortime LLC has purchased their latest Lightning(TM) Thunderbolt(TM) certified desktop workstations (LTNG-XQ-8-DTMP) for the Apple Mac Pro® to streamline their color correction workflow and approval process.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14
Revolutionary new tools for editing, color correction and professional audio post production has been designed to enable a historic leap forward in post production workflows!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 14, the biggest release in the history of the product, and an update that has been designed to be more than an incremental software update, but a complete revolution in post production. Blackmagic Design believes the new DaVinci Resolve will break through the stagnant toolsets used in post production, and offer a new path forward for the smallest as well as the largest facilities in the world.
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AJA Introduces New Solutions for IP Workflows at NAB 2017
AJA Introduces New Solutions for IP Workflows at NAB 2017
Announces KONA IP License Option for JPEG 2000; Previews KONA IP Firmware for SMPTE 2110; Debuts IPT-1G-HDMI and IPT-1G-SDI Mini-Converters
AJA Video Systems announced new firmware for its KONA IP desktop video and audio I/O card, along with two new IP Mini-Converters, significantly expanding flexibility in IP-based workflows. A new KONA IP license option for JPEG 2000 (2K), a preview of KONA IP firmware for SMPTE 2110, and new IPT-1G-HDMI and IPT-1G-SDI Mini-Converters will facilitate flexible and cost-efficient delivery of work to and from creative suites via 1Gb Ethernet.
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Archion and NewTek Collaborate for NDI and 4K Demonstration During NAB 2017
Archion and NewTek Collaborate for NDI and 4K Demonstration During NAB 2017At NAB 2017 Booth Number SL 14617, Archion Technologies , along with NewTek, will be demonstrating NewTek’s widely adopted NDI™ standard for IP-based production workflows. The Archion EditStor Velo system will be located in Archion’s booth, connected by Ethernet, to NewTek’s latest 4K video broadcast system. During NAB, the EditStor system will be serving out 4K video to NewTek’s main booth SL5016. Archion will also be interviewed on Wednesday, April 26, at 10:30 am,at NewTek’s NDI Central stage.
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Marquise Technologies to introduce IMF-TV with Apple ProRes at NAB
Marquise Technologies to introduce IMF-TV with Apple ProRes at NABMarquise Technologies, a Swiss-based developer of high-end post-production solutions, will showcase at NAB 2017 a draft IMF Application based on Apple ProRes. Television today is not just about receiving content for transmission, it is also about producing and selling content worldwide. Exchanging and managing the multiple versions of programming needed for this expanded business model must be done efficiently, both technically and financially.
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AJA Announces Free Desktop Software v13 for KONA, Io and T-TAP
AJA Announces Free Desktop Software v13 for KONA, Io and T-TAP
Introduces HLG Support for HDR workflows, 12-Bit/BT.2020 Support for Apple® Final Cut Pro® X, ProRes XQ Playback, KONA IP Support for JPEG 2000 and More
AJA Video Systems unveiled Desktop Software v13 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP families of video and audio input/output devices, which will be on display at NAB 2017 in the AJA Booth, SL2505. The new update expands HDR and IP pipelines with support for Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) and JPEG 2000 workflows. In addition to HDR-10, HLG playout is now also possible from Adobe® Premiere Pro® with AJA KONA 4, Io 4K and KONA IP.
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Pixvana Partners with Akamai to Deliver Flawless VR Video Experiences
Pixvana Partners with Akamai to Deliver Flawless VR Video ExperiencesPixvana Inc. today announced a partnership with Akamai Technologies to deliver enhanced virtual reality video experiences through its SPIN Studio VR content creation and delivery platform. Pixvana’s SPIN Studio users will now be able to distribute VR content via Akamai’s secure content delivery network (CDN), reducing latency and improving responsiveness for viewers. Pixvana plans to show SPIN Studio as part of Akamai’s innovation demonstrations during the 2017 NAB Show, booth SL3324, April 24-27 in Las Vegas.
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Archion to Unveil Integrated SSD and HDD EditStor Solutions for Any Content Creation During NAB 2017
Archion to Unveil Integrated SSD and HDD EditStor Solutions for Any Content Creation During NAB 2017In conjunction with NAB 2017, Archion Technologies, a leader in patented, ultra-high performance shared storage solutions for content creation, will be announcing two new “All SSD” EditStor products: Omni Flash and Velo Flash. During NAB, Archion will be demonstrating multiple EditStor models in Booth Number SL14617. The company will also be raffling a full turnkey EditStor Velo .
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Telestream and Unified Streaming Join Forces to Offer Industry-Leading Enterprise Streaming
Telestream and Unified Streaming Join Forces to Offer Industry-Leading Enterprise Streaming
Combination offers unprecedented scalability with extended format and DRM support
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Unified Streaming, a pioneer of smart video streaming technologies. This agreement allows Telestream to offer Unified Streaming’s Origin as an option to its Lightspeed Live Stream system to provide an industry-leading, all-in-one streaming solution with extended format and DRM (Digital Rights Management) support.
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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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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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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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Broadcast Pix Partners with NewBlue to Add Motion CG Software to Broadcast Pix Switchers
Broadcast Pix Partners with NewBlue to Add Motion CG Software to Broadcast Pix SwitchersBroadcast Pix™ today announced an agreement with NewBlue, an innovative titling and video effects company based in San Diego, to include its high-end CG engine in Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers. Titler Live powered by NewBlueFX produces resolution independent 3D text and graphics, as well as motion graphics animations. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate its new graphics capabilities at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth SL9721), which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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RED supports Coca-Cola & Regal student program
RED supports Coca-Cola & Regal student program
Chapman University Students Julian Conner & Tom Teller's Short Film Will Debut in Regal Cinemas Nationwide in May
Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, and Coca-Cola announced Julian Conner and Tom Teller from Chapman University are the winners of this year's Coca-Cola and Regal Films program for their film Crunch Time.
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ELEMENTS Workflow Manager For Visual Workflow Automation Returns to NAB
ELEMENTS Workflow Manager For Visual  Workflow Automation Returns to NAB
ELEMENTS media workflow manager goes from strength to strength in providing easy to set up workflow automation using visual drag-and-drop
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is presenting a new edition of its visual Workflow Manager at NAB 2017. Designed specifically for video professionals in the media and broadcast industry, the latest edition of the powerful feature set facilitates fast and easy to set-up of complex workflow automation tasks with simple drag and drop functionality.
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Boris FX Introduces Sapphire 10 Units
Boris FX Introduces Sapphire 10 Units
Premium VFX Plug-in Sapphire Now Available as Task Specific and Lower Cost Sapphire 10 Units for Adobe, Avid, & OFX
Boris FX™, the leading plug-in developer of professional post-production tools, announces Sapphire 10 Units. For the first time in Sapphire’s history, the high-end VFX plug-in collection is offered as eight separate categories with a lower price point aimed at individual artists, editors, and compositors. Sapphire 10 Units support Adobe After Effects CC & Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve, The Foundry’s NUKE, and other supported OFX hosts.
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Leading Media Storage Company Archion Announces New Ultra High Speed Network Storage Solutions for NAB 2017
Leading Media Storage Company Archion Announces New Ultra High Speed Network Storage Solutions for NAB 2017In conjunction with NAB 2017, Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, will be announcing several additions to its products and services offerings, as well as significant enhancements to its Authorized Channel Partner Program. During NAB, Archion will be based at Booth Number SL14617. The company will also be raffling a full turnkey EditStor Velo . Please visit www.archion.com for a free NAB exhibition pass.
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MultiDyne Elevates Fiber Transport Density with LightBrix VB-3600 Series
To be introduced at 2017 NAB Show, new series of rugged, compact systems support 12G and 4K video, and are interoperable with MultiDyne’s modular OG-3600 Series
At the forthcoming 2017 NAB Show, MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions will expand its versatile and economical LightBrix range of compact, rugged fiber transport products with the new VB-3600 Series. Now shipping, the VB-3600 Series provides broadcasters and content producers with eight throwdown or mountable options to serve a diversity of signal configurations, including 12G, 4K and 1080p video; and embedded audio, Ethernet and control.
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Cinematographers Guild to Host VR Panel at VRLA Trade Show, April 14
Cinematographers Guild to Host VR Panel at VRLA Trade Show, April 14The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) will host a production panel at the Virtual Reality Trade Show and Conference (VRLA) on Friday, April 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Time TBD) The session, which is part of the VRLA’s professional programming, will be moderated by Michael Chambliss, a technology specialist and ICG business representative whose main focus is on production technologies impacting directors of photography and their camera crews for both film and television.
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NAB 2017 Preview: OCTOPUS Newsroom
NAB 2017 Preview: OCTOPUS NewsroomOCTOPUS Newsroom, the world's leading producer of computer newsroom systems, will demonstrate the full feature set of its Octopus 8 newsroom solution at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas. "Octopus provides all the capabilities television, radio and online journalists need to operate as a team or individually, whether working at a single site, distributed sites or on location," comments Gene Sudduth, national sales director for North America.
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Los Angeles Church Mosaic Maximizes 4K Content Creation Workflow with Facilis TerraBlock
Los Angeles Church Mosaic Maximizes 4K Content Creation Workflow with Facilis TerraBlockFacilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Mosaic—a Southern California church with more than 3,000 regular attendees—is among the first houses of worship in the nation to adopt an end-to-end native 4K-resolution file-based video workflow for media content creation.
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Marquis to Launch Worx4 X for Apple FCP at NAB 2017
Marquis to Launch Worx4 X for Apple FCP at NAB 2017Marquis Broadcast, developer of advanced workflow productivity tools for the broadcast and media industry, has announced it will officially launch Worx4 X the brand-new app which consolidates Apple Final Cut Pro X projects. It massively reduces project size, without quality loss or using compression - at NAB 2017 on booth SL9030.
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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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Leading Canadian Media Production Companies Fusion Cine and Great Pacific Media Turn to Archion's EditStor for High Profile Episodic and Reality TV Shows
Leading Canadian Media Production Companies Fusion Cine and Great Pacific Media Turn to Archion's EditStor for High Profile Episodic and Reality TV ShowsArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, announces the rapid growth and adoption of Archion's EditStor in Western Canada, highlighted by two leading media companies in that region – Fusion Cine, a top media and entertainment technology vendor, and Great Pacific Media, a leading producer of factual television content. Those companies have invested regularly in Archion's EditStor for large scale post-production and broadcast requirements involving high profile TV programming.
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RED DIGITAL CINEMA to show Sandro Miller's PLAYING LYNCH exhibit in GALLERY ROUGE at its Red Miami Location
RED DIGITAL CINEMA to show Sandro Miller's PLAYING LYNCH exhibit in GALLERY ROUGE at its Red Miami Location
Photographer and Director Sandro Miller will be Present to Officially Open the Exhibit
RED Digital Cinema will open the PLAYING LYNCH exhibit at its Miami location (72 Northwest 25th Street) on March 11. The exhibit will celebrate the creative collaboration of actor John Malkovich and director Sandro Miller featuring depictions of well-known characters and scenes from David Lynch’s Films.
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Astro A​WANI​ Migrates to Octopus 8
Astro A​WANI​ Migrates to Octopus 8Astro AWANI, a 24-hour news network produced for viewers in Malaysia and Brunei, is the latest broadcaster to upgrade its newsroom infrastructure to Octopus 8. "Octopus 8 is highly compatible with our Grass Valley broadcast system," comments Astro AWANI’s head of operations, Tanuja Singh."It also offers many advantages including the ability to handle social media sources just as easily as the traditional spectrum of news feeds.
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ELEMENTS Showcases award-winning ELEMENTS CUBE at BVE
ELEMENTS Showcases award-winning  ELEMENTS CUBE at BVE
UK partner QsmartStorage to demonstrate ELEMENTS’ comprehensive workflow and MAM package that enables native sharing of media files across all applications
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be showcasing its award-winning portable media storage ELEMENTS CUBE at BVE in London on stand F.14 with QsmartStorage. BVE, the UK’s leading Entertainment and Media Tech event, dedicated to broadcast, production and post-production will take place from 28 February – March 2, 2017 at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London.
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University of South Carolina's "Gamecocks" Among Elite University Sports Teams to Rely on Archion's EditStor for Storage and Editorial of all Live Game Video
University of South Carolina's "Gamecocks" Among Elite University Sports Teams to Rely on Archion's EditStor for Storage and Editorial of all Live Game VideoArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, proudly announces that the University of Southern Carolina’s Gamecock Productions has entrusted Archion's EditStor for the heavy post production demands of all video content captured live across 21 different school sports teams.
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EditShare Enhanced Scale Out Storage and Production Asset Management Solutions Take on 4K, UHD and Collaborative Workflows at NAB 2017
EditShare Enhanced Scale Out Storage and Production Asset Management Solutions Take on 4K, UHD and Collaborative Workflows at NAB 2017
On display at NAB 2017, EditShare XStream EFS distributed storage and Flow production asset management provide thousands of media creatives a collaborative platform with innovative hybrid cloud workflows for secure remote productions
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, invites NAB 2017 attendees to get hands-on with EditShare’s latest turbo-charged media management solutions for 4K, UHD, HDR, VR and remote productions. Newly enhanced flagship products on display include the scale-out, distributed media storage solution XStream EFS with the fully integrated advanced production asset management solution Flow.
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ELEMENTS ONE at Innovation Zone of HPA Tech Retreat
ELEMENTS ONE at Innovation Zone of HPA Tech Retreat
Award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS server and storage appliance enables a wide range of applications, including Avid, to share media files natively
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be showcasing its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server for the first time at HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, CA. The informal, yet very popular convention attracts the top industry-engineering, technical, and creative talent and covers all aspects of digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, video, and related technologies. The event will take place from 20th – 24th February 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells, CA.
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Mocha VR Revolutionizes Post Workflows for Cinematic 360°/VR Filmmaking
Mocha VR Revolutionizes Post Workflows for Cinematic 360°/VR Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning Mocha plug-in from Boris FX now available for Adobe, Avid, and OFX hosts.
Mocha​®​ VR​ is a groundbreaking new software tool bringing high-end visual effects and post-production workflows to 360°/VR filmmaking. Based on Imagineer’s Academy Award-winning planar tracking algorithm, ​Mocha VR​ is also the first plug-in to bring native 360​°​ optimized planar tracking, masking, object removal, and horizon stabilization tools to host applications Adobe​®​ Premiere Pro​®​ CC, Adobe​®​ After Effects​®​ CC, Avid Media Composer​®​, The Foundry’s NUKE™, and Blackmagic Design Fusion.
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Matrox® at BVE 2017 — Product Preview
Matrox® at BVE 2017 — Product Preview
Lecture Capture Appliance, 4K Quad Encoder Card, 4K IP Multiviewer, Multi-Camera Recording App & H.264 Streaming Devices to Be Showcased
At Broadcast Video Expo 2017 (Excel London, Feb. 28–Mar. 2, stand J18), Matrox® will exhibit their latest in H.264 streaming and recording devices, including the dual-input Monarch LCS™, beside the complete family of Monarch™ streaming appliances, the Maevex™ 6100 quad encoder card, the Mura IPX™ IP multiviewer card, along with the VS4Recorder Pro™ multi-camera recording app.
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Hybrik Announces Cloud-Based ProRes Transcoding
Hybrik Announces Cloud-Based ProRes Transcoding
Service allows massive scale transcoding for ProRes formats
Hybrik, Inc. today announced its cloud-based media processing now supports encode and decode of all Apple ProRes operating points. This important new capability enables more ProRes-based workflows in the cloud. Hybrik’s unique transcoding pipeline allows for the transcoding of ProRes content directly from an Amazon AWS S3 storage object without creating an intermediate file, which vastly accelerates workflows in scenarios where production master files can be hundreds of gigabytes in size.
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EditShare Provides a Collaborative Media Platform for BVE 2017 Attendees
EditShare Provides a Collaborative Media Platform for BVE 2017 Attendees
XStream EFS distributed storage and Flow production asset management provide the foundation for 4K, UHD and Virtual Reality content; new hybrid workflows make secure cloud collaboration a cost-effective reality
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, will exhibit its line of professional collaborative media solutions, including the company’s flagship tiered media storage and integrated asset management products, XStream EFS and Flow, at the BVE 2017 exhibition held 28 February to 2 March at ExCel London on stand H14.
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Steve Holyhead Joins AJA as Senior Product Manager
Steve Holyhead Joins AJA as Senior Product Manager
Industry Veteran Brings More than Twenty Years of Industry Experience to New Role
AJA Video Systems has hired Steve Holyhead as the new Senior Product Manager for desktop products, based in the company's Grass Valley, Calif. headquarters. Steve joins AJA from Fox Broadcasting Company where he most recently served as Director of Technical Operations. He brings a wealth of experience into this role, having worked in senior positions both client-side in production, and with technology developers that include Avid and Discreet (now Autodesk).
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EditShare Presents at “Welcome to the World of Virtual Reality”
EditShare Presents at “Welcome to the World of Virtual Reality”
“Don’t panic, it’s all good under the hood!” EditShare demystifies managing 
virtual reality content
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, will present its virtual reality workflow at the sold-out “Welcome to the World of Virtual Reality” event on February 8, 2017 in Soho, London. The evening will feature experts from Alchemy VR, Rewind, The Mill and Halo, who will share insights gained from mounting their own VR projects.
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Primerica Selects Archion's EditStor Product for Versatile, High Speed Storage Assignments During Live Company Events
Primerica Selects Archion's EditStor Product for Versatile, High Speed Storage Assignments During Live Company EventsArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, is pleased to announce that Primerica, Inc., a leading distributor of financial products to middle income households in North America, has selected Archion Technologies’ EditStor shared storage solution for versatile, high speed storage assignments by the company’s editors while traveling across North America to various live Primerica company events.
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Trams Feature Cinegy Air PRO at BVE 2017
Trams Feature Cinegy Air PRO at BVE 2017BVE 2017, Stand F14 – Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout will partner with UK-based systems integrator and reseller, Trams, on Stand F14 at BVE 2017. Trams will feature Cinegy Air PRO Version 11, the latest version of Cinegy’s real-time playout server and multi-channel broadcast automation software.
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Nominees Announced For Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
Nominees Announced For Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
Ceremony to Take Place February 19, 2017 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live
Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were announced today by MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert. Winners will be revealed during the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live.
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Klipsch Audio at International CES 2017
Klipsch Audio at International CES 2017
Legendary sound intersects smart design
Klipsch, a tech driven audio company, continues its 70th anniversary celebration at CES® 2017 by debuting its legendary sound in smartly designed products. Klipsch is focused on delivering innovative audio products consumers would be proud to have in their homes. This CES showcase will be one of the largest debuts of new products in Klipsch's history.
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Archion's EditStor Media Storage Solutions Add Performance, Capacity and Functionality Enhancements
Archion's EditStor Media Storage Solutions Add Performance, Capacity and Functionality EnhancementsArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, has announced that its award winning EditStor media storage product line, comprised of the EditStor EO, EditStor Velo, EditStor Omni and Omni Hybrid, now feature additional performance, capacity and functionality enhancements.
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Clear-Com's Agent-IC Goes The Distance For China's Great Wall Marathon
Clear-Com's Agent-IC Goes The Distance For China's Great Wall Marathon
Eclipse HX 8.7 digital intercom matrix and IP connectivity allows effective, thorough intercom coverage along China’s Great Wall during marathon race webcast
Clear-Com®, the leader in real-time communications solutions, was chosen as a Communications Technology Supporter for television relay service of China’s 2016 Great Wall Marathon race, which saw thousands of athletes take on 28.1miles (45.195 kilometers) of the legendary landmark on October 16, 2016. Coverage of the Great Wall Marathon was streamed live to the world by the Chinese media company Sina.
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CES 2017 FreeCast Offers 3x to 4x More in Retrans Fees for Broadcasters & Cable Networks to Come Online
SelectTV to use IP Detection to solve broadcasters' streaming challenge, delivering relevant local streams, content, and ads specific to each DMA.
[PRNewswire] -- FreeCast is announcing the addition of IP detection and localized content management technologies to SelectTV. The ability to match localized content, both programming and ads, with viewers to whom that content is geographically relevant will be essential to making broadcast networks available over-the-top.
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Canon U.S.A. Launches First PIXMA Inkjet Printers with Built-In Refillable Ink Tank System
Canon U.S.A. Launches First PIXMA Inkjet Printers with Built-In Refillable Ink Tank System
Delivers Seamless, Convenient Mobile Printing From iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that one new printer – the PIXMA G4200 - now supports Apple® AirPrint wireless1 technology. Beneficial for consumers and home office professionals alike, AirPrint2 allows users to seamlessly print photos, email, web pages and documents wirelessly from iPhone®, iPad®and iPod® touch devices, without the need to download or install any device drivers.
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Video Devices PIX-E5 Keeps Up In the Harsh Ecuadorian Rainforest
Video Devices PIX-E5 Keeps Up In the Harsh Ecuadorian RainforestWhen Cinematographer Jose Sarmiento made the awe-inspiring journey into the humid Amazon jungle of Ecuador for a documentary on the indigenous Quechua people and their culture, he knew he was going to be up against some of the harshest conditions his equipment had ever been exposed to. With extreme heat and suffocating humidity, Sarmiento needed to pack only his most reliable and lightweight equipment. In order to capture dynamic 4K images, he turned to Video Devices PIX-E5 recording monitor.
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Cogswell College Joins Forces with AC Transit Designing Musical Scores, Digital Art, and Animation Depicting the Diversity of System's Route
Cogswell College Joins Forces with AC Transit Designing Musical Scores, Digital Art, and Animation Depicting the Diversity of System's RouteCogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, joined creative forces with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit). AC Transit is California’s third-largest bus agency, providing an average of nearly 200,000 daily passenger trips with 151 bus lines throughout its 364-square-mile service area.
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Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION Is Now Available
Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION Is Now Available
RAID Storage System Features Thunderbolt™3 Connectivity and Powerful Management Software From Symply, Inc.
Symply, Inc., a global provider of high-performance digital storage solutions, announced today that the Promise Technology Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION RAID storage system is now available. This jointly developed Promise and Symply, Inc., desktop RAID solution features lightning-fast 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™3 performance, full RAID protection, and the powerful SymplyGO storage management suite. This next-generation desktop system is the perfect solution for creative professionals generating high-resolution video and rich media content on Mac and Windows systems.
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Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic Design
Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that global media company Fullscreen uses several Blackmagic cameras, including three URSA Mini 4.6K digital film cameras and four Micro Studio Camera 4K live studio cameras, as well as numerous Blackmagic Design live production products, to deliver original programming to the recently launched Fullscreen platform.
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GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAir
GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAirRobots are increasingly ubiquitous on land. They're on the seafloor as well, assisting scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and sending video and sensor data to the interdisciplinary institute's ship-based researchers. But ingesting, synchronizing, and managing all that video was problematic until GEOMAR's technical team introduced ToolsOnAir's just:in network-based video-ingest solution.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces Four Compact PIXMA Wireless Inkjet All-In-One Printers
Canon U.S.A. Introduces Four Compact PIXMA Wireless Inkjet All-In-One Printers
Delivers Seamless, Convenient Mobile Printing From iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that this series of four new printers, PIXMA TS9020, TS8020, TS6020 and TS5020, now support Apple® AirPrint wireless1 technology. Beneficial for consumers and home office professionals alike, AirPrint2 allows users to seamlessly print photos, email, web pages and documents wirelessly from iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod®touch devices, without the need to download or install any device drivers.
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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 Update Now Available
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 Update Now Available
Update adds support for new MacBook Pro Touch Bar, additional HDR grading formats and more
Blackmagic Design today announced a new DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update for its professional editing and color correction software. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 features support for the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar, additional Rec. 2100 and 2020 support for high dynamic range workflows and more. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update is available now for both DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio customers, and can be downloaded free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Killer Tracks Releases "Tray Dahl & the Jugtime Ragband"
Killer Tracks Releases "Tray Dahl & the Jugtime Ragband"
New release from Atlanta singer-songwriter serves up ‘20s jazz with a sassy twist.
Tray Dahl & the Jugtime Ragband, the latest release from Killer Tracks’ popular Artists Series, marks the debut of the Atlanta-based singer, songwriter and tenor banjo virtuoso Tray Dahl, whose spirited reimagining of ‘20s and ‘30s hot jazz and blues will whisk you back to the days of Bix Beiderbecke and Ma Rainey, and leave a big dang smile on your face. As No Depression magazine puts it, Tray Dahl will “tear your playhouse down!”
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Soundly Cloud-based Sound Effects Service and Editing Application
Soundly Cloud-based Sound Effects Service and Editing Application
Comprehensive cloud-based sound library and workflow tool puts thousands of sounds at any content creator's fingertips instantly
Soundly, a startup audio technology company, today released Soundly, a cloud-based sound effects library and workflow tool. Soundly represents a completely new approach to sound effects access and editing. A cloud-based sound library with access to thousands of premium sound effects and a powerful workflow tool, Soundly lets video and audio editors instantly search the cloud or local sound libraries, customize sounds, and place them to picture instantly, wherever they have an Internet connection. Traditional sound effect libraries can be expensive, hard to use, and not very portable. Content creators know that good sound can make or break a video or film, and Soundly was created to give affordable access to thousands of sounds along with access to a community of specialist sound designers.
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ExoLens Pro with ZEISS Optics for iPhone 7 Makes Ultimate Stocking Stuffer
ExoLens Pro with ZEISS Optics for iPhone 7 Makes Ultimate Stocking Stuffer
Available in time for the holidays exclusively at Apple.com and Apple retail stores
ExoLens®, a leading mobile photography accessory brand, announces the availability of the ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS Wide-Angle and Telephoto Kits for the iPhone® 6 family and the iPhone® 7. The kits are exclusively available at Apple retail stores in the US and Canada and Apple.com. ExoLens has partnered with ZEISS, a market leading brand in professional lenses, to launch these two ExoLens® PRO Kits. With more than 170 years of experience engineering professional optics, ZEISS has gained a loyal following among professional photographers and cinematographers in the industry.
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AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD SupportAJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD Support
AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a Multi-Channel Apple ProRes recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes® or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player supporting the latest connectivity including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI 2.0, as well as large raster high frame rate workflows, including 4K 60p.
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NAB Show New York 2016: Growing, Yet Still IntimateNAB Show New York 2016: Growing, Yet Still Intimate
Calling April's NAB Show "overwhelming" is an understatement. The expo that fills the rapidly expanding Las Vegas Convention Center every April topped 103,000 attendees and 1700+ exhibitors in 2 million square feet of exhibit space. The Big Apple's edition of the NAB Show is more bite sized: taking place this week at the Javitz Convention Center, 7000 visitors will be able to engage with 300 exhibitors, along with a variety of new opportunities for in-depth workshops on cutting-edge technologies. Here's a preview of the week's festivities.
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Yes, Adobe CC Video Apps Updated at MAX
[I'm at Adobe MAX this week. You can also follow me on Twitter for more frequent updates and/or breakfast-related observations.] It might only be Halloween, but Christmas has come early for Premiere, After Effects, and other Adobe Creative Cloud video apps users. At IBC, Adobe announced its next round of...
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RED Digital Cinema RAVEN Camera Kit Available Exclusively Through Apple.com
RED Digital Cinema announced today that its RED RAVEN Camera Kit is now available exclusively through Apple.com and available to demo at select Apple Retail Stores. Priced at $14,995, it includes everything you need to start shooting and editing, including lens, card reader, batteries, case, and more, plus Apple FCPX...
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AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD Support
AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a Multi-Channel Apple ProRes recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes® or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player supporting the latest connectivity including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI 2.0, as well as large raster high...
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