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Vantage Media Processing Platform Ingests & Transcodes 750 XDCAM HD Discs into Avid and CatDV Environment in Just Four Days
News: Vantage Media Processing Platform Ingests & Transcodes 750 XDCAM HD Discs into Avid and CatDV Environment in Just Four DaysWarner Bros Belgium Bases Super Fast File-based Broadcast Workflow on Telestream Vantage
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced the successful implementation of a major Vantage transcode server, file-based content ingest platform and intelligent workflow automation system at Warner Bros International Television Production Belgium. Working with Belgian Systems Integrator, VP Media Solutions, Warner Bros has created an innovative file-based workflow at its Zaventem-based production facility where all ingest, transcoding, archiving, media asset management (MAM) and storage are supported.
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MAGIX acquires Sony Creative Software products
News: MAGIX acquires Sony Creative Software productsMAGIX Software GmbH, a German software and app provider, is acquiring a majority of the Sony Creative Software (SCS) products.
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Atlanta Production Boom Builds File Transfer Demand for Crawford Media
News: Atlanta Production Boom Builds File Transfer Demand for Crawford MediaSigniant Media Shuttle replaced FTP with greater speed, flexibility, and ease of use for both Crawford and their clients
A Georgia state tax credit is at the center of a growing surge in episodic television production in the Atlanta area. The Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act provides a 20 percent tax credit for companies spending $500,000 or more on production and post-production in the state (on a single or multiple projects). An additional 10 percent credit is available if the finished product includes a promotional logo from the state.
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AJA System Test Lite Software Available For Free on the Apple Store
News: AJA System Test Lite Software Available For Free on the Apple StoreNew Version of AJA’s Popular Software Measures Disk Speed Performance
AJA Video Systems today released AJA System Test Lite, a version of the company’s popular speed test software, available today on the Apple Store. AJA System Test Lite is an Apple Store version of AJA’s free System Test cross-platform application for measuring and reporting system and storage performance.
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Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD Upgrade
News: Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD UpgradeChurch’s million-dollar control room upgrade was completed in under a week
Bakersfield, C.A.-based Valley Baptist Church built their SDI digital facility in 2005 when an HD control room wasn’t an affordable option. Last year around the tenth anniversary of its video production facility, the church decided it was time for an upgrade. Valley Baptist worked with systems integrator Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Design to complete the church’s major million-dollar control room transition to HD in just six days. A major component of the upgrade was a FOR-A video production package that included: the HVS-2000 switcher, MV-4200 multi-viewer, FA-505 multi-channel signal processor, MFR-5000 routing switcher and LTS-60 media archiving server.
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Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer Wins
News: Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer WinsIntegration and Live Studio Playout streamline sports workflows for top sports media companies including the NBA, The Tennis Channel
Primestream, the leader in Dynamic Media Management, today announced significant adoption of its solutions by sports broadcasters. The National Basketball Association (NBA), Encompass Media, The Tennis Channel, Werne Production House, and DirecTV’s ROOT Sports regional sports channels are among the sports organizations to have recently adopted Primestream’s software to capture, produce, manage and deliver their programming.
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Square Box Systems Introduces CatDV Archive to S3 Cloud
Seamless Integration Enables Users to Archive Assets Directly Into Amazon S3 Cloud Storage From CatDV Web and Desktop UIs
Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today announced the launch of CatDV Archive to S3 Cloud. Developed in response to customers' requests to leverage cloud services in their CatDV MAM operations, this new integration enables archiving of CatDV-managed media assets and associated metadata in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), the cloud-based file-storage service offered by Amazon Web Services.
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The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving Seamlessly
News: The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving SeamlesslyTwo V-800HD units were used to manage a wide range of video formats for both LED and projection video for the event’s keynotes and other presentations, serving as critical communications hubs for the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the U.S.
The CUE 2016 National Conference, which took place March 17-19 in Palm Springs, CA, is the largest education technology conference in California, and for over 35 years has been among the largest in the United States. It draws educators, technology coordinators, administrators and other education professionals who are looking to see how technology can more deeply support student achievement. They come from all over the country, and often with a dizzying array of video formats for presentations that take place one after the other. In an environment where presentations need to be seamless and the technology needs to be at the leading edge, yet work within budget, the Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher is the required solution. The V-800HD is a true multi-format video mixer, not requiring input sources to be matched to output resolutions: every input has its own broadcast-quality scaler that can individually scale, stretch, crop and zoom each source as needed for the output resolution chosen.
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Square Box Systems Introduces Major Upgrade to CatDV MAM System
Visit Square Box Systems at the 2016 NAB Show, Booth SL5025: CatDV 12 Boasts New User Interface and Native Support for CatDV Server 7, Making It Easier Than Ever for Enterprises to Create, Share, and Use Media
Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today announced the release of CatDV 12. A major step forward in the ongoing evolution of the CatDV product line, CatDV 12 features an updated user experience along with native support for Square Box Systems' recently upgraded CatDV Server 7. In addition, the system's logging and ingest capabilities have been updated.
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Xstream to showcase its cutting-edge OTT Platform at NAB 2016
OTT Platform provider, Xstream, will showcase the industry’s most comprehensive and complete OTT Platform, Xstream MediaMaker™, at NAB 2016, booth #SU9107CM in Las Vegas 2016.
At NAB 2016, booth #SU9107CM, Xstream will showcase their turnkey, next generation OTT Platform, Xstream MediaMaker™ with a wealth of integrated tools and features designed to automate complex Internet TV processes end-to-end, accelerate time to market, reduce operating cost, simplify supply chain management and optimize merchandising and monetization across all devices and brands/ countries, enabling operators, content owners and broadcasters to expand, scale and grow their Internet TV offerings with a flexible and future-proof OTT Platform.
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ProMAX Introduces Groundbreaking Integration With Adobe Creative Cloud
News: ProMAX Introduces Groundbreaking Integration With Adobe Creative CloudProMAX Platform Version 5 Adds Functionality and Media Management Capabilities within Adobe Premiere Pro CC Editing Environment
ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for media organizations, today announced Platform Version 5 with integration for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, a key component of Adobe Creative Cloud®. This customer-focused enhancement leverages the capabilities of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Platform, providing a seamless and more efficient workflow for the end-user.
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ProMAX Systems Unveils Next Evolution of Cache-A Archiving Appliances
News: ProMAX Systems Unveils Next Evolution of Cache-A Archiving AppliancesProMAX Platform Pro-Cache Delivers Full LTO Archiving and Backup Unit in a Fully Loaded Shared Storage Server
ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, today announced Platform Pro-Cache 50, which marks the next evolution in the ProMAX acquired, Cache-A archiving line. As the newest addition to the Platform Family of Workflow Servers, the Platform Pro-Cache will include all the functionality of Platform giving creatives the ability to render, transcode, manage and share media assets, and backup and archive all in one simple-to-use, workflow server unit.
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ProMAX Changes the Game with Introduction of Ingest to Archive Production Workflow Solution
News: ProMAX Changes the Game with Introduction of Ingest to Archive Production Workflow SolutionProMAX Platform Version 5 Introduces Integrated Archiving, Superior Asset Management and Accelerated Transcoding Capabilities All in One System
ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for media organizations, today announced Platform Version 5, a game changing release in the award winning Platform Workflow Server line. With robust, user managed features from ingest to archive, all in one single unit, Platform Version 5 sets a new standard of efficiency for production workflows.
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Sony Goes Beyond Definition at NAB 2016 Professional A/V Technologies for Production at All Levels - Imaging, HD, 4K, High Dynamic Range, IP transmission and Storage
News: Sony Goes Beyond Definition at NAB 2016 Professional A/V Technologies for Production at All Levels - Imaging, HD, 4K, High Dynamic Range, IP transmission and StorageSony is showcasing new technologies and workflows for HD, 4K, high dynamic range, storage and IP, providing the tools to drive professionals' creativity. Sony's exhibit will feature new models and updates to widely used products -- camcorders, cameras, monitors, switchers, storage/archiving, and wireless transmission for broadcast, production, sports, live events and more.
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Technology from GLOOKAST and Object Matrix ensures Business Continuity and Drama Production Instant Availability at the largest production facility in Latin America
GLOOKAST, innovator in MXF workflow solutions for broadcast and drama production and Object Matrix, the leading developer of object storage and archive systems to the media and entertainment industry, announced today that they have deployed Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity platforms to Globo at its Rio de Janeiro state-of-art production facility (Studios Globo).
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Bling Digital's Jesse Korosi to Discuss Digital Workflows at NAB 2016
News: Bling Digital's Jesse Korosi to Discuss Digital Workflows at NAB 2016Bling Digital Director of Workflow Services Jesse Korosi will take part in an NAB Show Live panel discussion on Digital Workflows at the 2016 NAB Show. Korosi will discuss how production and post-production workflows are changing, the challenges they present, and how Bling Digital is meeting those challenges. The session is scheduled for Thursday, April 21st at noon, and will be broadcast online at nabshow.com and broadcastbeat.com.
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Critique 4 Unveiled at NAB 2016
News: Critique 4 Unveiled at NAB 2016Award-Winning Technology Built by DigitalFilm Tree Experts
Critique 4, developed by the people who brought you DigitalFilm Tree, will be unveiled at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 18-21. This new version of the popular cloud-collaboration software will be showcased at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) booth (SL9016). Critique 4 is already utilized by award-winning productions such as Modern Family, The Simpsons and NCIS: Los Angeles, among others.
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ATEME Introduces Innovative AVC-I Recording in TITAN for Ingest in Adobe Premiere Pro
News: ATEME Introduces Innovative AVC-I Recording in TITAN for Ingest in Adobe Premiere ProDelivering seamless and cost-effective acquisition workflows for broadcast production
ATEME, the leading provider of compression solutions for broadcasters and service operators, is introducing today at NAB innovative AVC-I MXF record capabilities in its TITAN transcoder for ingest in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, a key component of Adobe Creative Cloud®. TITAN convergent video transcoding and recording capabilities allow users to distribute live content while also recording the mezzanine feeds as MXF for up to 24h growing file ingest. ATEME can deliver a high-quality, cost-effective, end-to-end solution that goes from premium content contribution with Kyrion encoder/decoder to record and transcode with TITAN software, including real-time editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC archiving and distribution workflows.
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Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las Vegas
News: Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las VegasThe VR technology demonstrations include 4K VR video workflow from 3D & 360 video capture, video stitching, compression and transport to the cloud video servers for multiplayer Virtual Reality video distribution
Streambox®, an industry leading pioneer delivering unique video streaming solutions, today announces its StreamboxVR®, an end-to-end 4K 3D and 360 virtual reality streaming infrastructure for Live Events, Sports, Broadcast, Education and Enterprise applications.
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NAB 2016: EditShare Flow Media Asset Management Platform Boasts New Remote Editing Tools and Multisite Production Capabilities with Advanced 4K Support
News: NAB 2016: EditShare Flow Media Asset Management Platform Boasts New Remote Editing Tools and Multisite Production Capabilities with Advanced 4K SupportEditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, is demonstrating how the latest release of EditShare Flow, its flagship media asset management (MAM) platform, provides facilities a secure and reliable ‘Private Cloud’ environment to facilitate remote and multisite workflows at NAB 2016 (booth SL9716).
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Codex Production Suite 4.5 delivers one workflow and new pricing for DITs
News: Codex Production Suite 4.5 delivers one workflow and new pricing for DITsCodex (www.codex.online) is launching Codex Production Suite 4.5, the all-in-one software package enabling the colour grading, review, metadata management, transcoding, QC and archiving of media generated by the latest digital cinematography cameras. From ingest to post production, Codex Production Suite 4.5 now provides one workflow for multiple types of camera, from ARRI ALEXA 65 to GoPro, resulting in no more snowflake workflows, and no need to reinvent the wheel on every production – just a single, simple, secure and affordable workflow. Codex Production Suite 4.5 will launch at NAB 2016, Codex booth #SL6828.
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Primestream to Showcase Products Integration at NAB 2016
News: Primestream to Showcase Products Integration at NAB 2016Dynamic Media Management solution is scalable, open and futureproof; NAB Booth SL10216
Primestream is showcasing its Dynamic Media Management solution together with partners at NAB 2016. Key to Primestream’s strategy is the ability to integrate with best in class developers to deliver complete solutions for customer workflows. At this year’s NAB, Primestream can be seen integrated with several major industry products.
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Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer Wins
Real-Time Logging, NLE Integration and Live Studio Playout streamline sports workflows for top sports media companies including the NBA, The Tennis Channel
Primestream, the leader in Dynamic Media Management, today announced significant adoption of its solutions by sports broadcasters. The National Basketball Association (NBA), Encompass Media, The Tennis Channel, Werne Production House, and DirecTV’s ROOT Sports regional sports channels are among the sports organizations to have recently adopted Primestream’s software to capture, produce, manage and deliver their programming.
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Juan Pablo Alviz Joins Primestream as Vice President of Sales -- Strategic Accounts
News: Juan Pablo Alviz Joins Primestream as Vice President of Sales -- Strategic AccountsAward-winning product sales manager within broadcast to provide strategic direction to aid in growth in Florida, Caribbean and LATAM region
Primestream, the leader in Dynamic Media Management, today announces the appointment of Juan Pablo Alviz as Vice President of Sales, responsible for the company’s sales to strategic accounts in Florida, Caribbean and Latin America.
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VITEC to Feature New 4K HEVC Encoder and Streaming Innovations
VITEC to Feature New 4K HEVC Encoder and Streaming Innovations at NAB VITEC increases HEVC lineup with new appliances and enhancements to their industry focused solutions
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announced it will demonstrate its end-to-end streaming solutions for a variety of applications in its booth SL6305 during the 2016 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 18-21.
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Square Box Systems' CatDV Now Integrated With Spectra Logic BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway
Users of Industry-Leading MAM System Now Have Seamless Access to Powerful and Cost-Effective Long-Term Storage and Archiving
Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today announced an integration of CatDV with Spectra Logic's BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway. BlackPearl is a solution that enables users to easily store massive data forever and at virtually no cost. With the new integration, CatDV users will be able to move content seamlessly from the CatDV MAM server to BlackPearl for long-term storage and archiving.
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NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
News: NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day MasteringAMIA President Andrea Kalas to Moderate with Experts from Dolby, HBO, Disney and Netflix
=Experts involved in the intricacies of post production and distribution pipelines will come together at NAB 2016 to discuss the hurdles in addressing a constantly evolving marketplace that is embracing new platforms. As part of NAB's Future of Cinema Conference, "Next-Generation Mastering: Where do we go from Here?" will take a deep dive into the ways High Dynamic Range (HDR), Ultra High Definition (UHD), and object-based audio affect workflow efficiencies and final deliverables - including the elusive master for preserving content for future formats, monetization opportunities, and generations to come. Moderated by AMIA President Andrea Kalas, the panel will take place on Sunday, April 17, at 10:45 a.m. in Room S222 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Rounding out the panel are Thad Beier, director of Image Platform Workflow at Dolby; Rod Bogart, director of Production R&D at HBO; Annie Chang, VP of Post-Production Technology at The Walt Disney Studio; and Chris Fetner, director of Global Media Engineering and Partnerships for Netflix.
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NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Intros MonitorIQ 5.0 with Enhanced GUI, Support for Global Content Feeds
News: NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Intros MonitorIQ 5.0 with Enhanced GUI, Support for Global Content FeedsAt NAB 2016, Digital Nirvana, will feature the latest generation of its acclaimed MonitorIQ media management platform (MMP), during the annual NAB convention, April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Digital Nirvana will exhibit in Booth #SU10410. The MonitorIQ platform delivers a full range of multi-channel signal monitoring, logging, compliance and archiving functions and is fully customizable. With it, broadcasters can capture live content from multiple sources live and monitor the video for quality and compliance. Video can also be published to digital platforms for on-demand consumption. It combines signal and loudness monitoring, air-check logging, ad verification, competitive analysis and content repurposing. It features a powerful content retrieval system called SmartSearch and operates in a centralized management server environment– which unites all units deployed throughout the system to one central point.
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VITEC Partners With Renewed Vision™ for Industry
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its House of Worship Streaming Solution is now integrated with Renewed Vision™ ProVideoServer™ (PVS), a four-channel HD video server. This partnership furthers the capabilities of VITEC’s end-to-end streaming solutions by adding recording, playback, and time-slip capabilities, allowing churches with multiple campuses to tailor their broadcast services to the needs of their satellite locations. VITEC’s portable encoders and decoders, along with the Zixi™ error-free streaming protocol, can now be bundled with PVS to provide an affordable complete solution with advanced features for small to midsize multicampus houses of worship.
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NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
News: NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day MasteringAMIA President Andrea Kalas to Moderate with Experts from Dolby, HBO, Disney and Netflix
Experts involved in the intricacies of post production and distribution pipelines will come together at NAB 2016 to discuss the hurdles in addressing a constantly evolving marketplace that is embracing new platforms. As part of NAB's Future of Cinema Conference, "Next-Generation Mastering: Where do we go from Here?" will take a deep dive into the ways High Dynamic Range (HDR), Ultra High Definition (UHD), and object-based audio affect workflow efficiencies and final deliverables - including the elusive master for preserving content for future formats, monetization opportunities, and generations to come. Moderated by AMIA President Andrea Kalas, the panel will take place on Sunday, April 17, at 10:45 a.m. in Room S222 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Rounding out the panel are Thad Beier, director of Image Platform Workflow at Dolby; Rod Bogart, director of Production R&D at HBO; Annie Chang, VP of Post-Production Technology at The Walt Disney Studio; and Chris Fetner, director of Global Media Engineering and Partnerships for Netflix.
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NAB2016: FOR-A Introducing Video Server and Archiving Recorder To Streamline Production and Safeguard Assets
News: NAB2016: FOR-A Introducing Video Server and Archiving Recorder To Streamline Production and Safeguard AssetsLTS-70 stores 6 TB of uncompressed video, audio and data; LTR-200HS7 combines video input, encoding, backup to LTO tape, and output in one unit
Broadcast video and audio technology leader FOR-A will introduce its innovative LTO-7 open standards linear tape server and its latest multi-codex archiving recorder at this month's NAB Show in the FOR-A booth, #C5117. A highlight of FOR-A's file management solutions display, the LTS-70 server and the LTR-200HS7 video archive recorder are powerful, cost-effective tools for broadcast and live video producers. Together, they represent a leap forward in file capacity and high data rate throughput that preserve all the quality of video assets.
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Square Box Systems Introduces CatDV Worker 7
Newest Version of Industry-Leading MAM Workflow Automation Solution Now Includes Support for Linux and Streamlined Enterprise Deployment
Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today introduced Worker 7 — a next-generation workflow automation solution for CatDV deployments. Now supporting Linux environments and easier deployment in organizations using OS X® and Windows platforms, Worker 7 includes many new functions designed to make CatDV's workflow automation and integration more powerful and easier to use.
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TMD hands over first phase of asset and workflow management infrastructure to Astro
News: TMD hands over first phase of asset and workflow management infrastructure to AstroLeading Asian broadcaster simplifies operations and expands capabilities with Mediaflex
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has handed over the first phase of a comprehensive file-based workflow platform at Astro, the leading satellite broadcaster for south-east Asia. From its two broadcast centres in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Astro delivers around 180 SD and HD channels, with related online and catch-up services.
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Facilis Ships FastTracker - Integrated Asset Tracking, Search, & Media Access for Facilis Shared Storage Systems
News: Facilis Ships FastTracker - Integrated Asset Tracking, Search, & Media Access for Facilis Shared Storage SystemsThe simplest and fastest way to track all video, audio and still image formats on Facilis TerraBlock Solutions
At NAB 2015, Facilis (booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will announce the immediate availability of FastTracker, a new, integrated application for cataloging, searching and viewing any media within TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems. FastTracker offers the quickest way to find media, view it, and bring it directly into an editing application.
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Broadcast Pix Introduces BPNet Cloud-Based IP Workflow Management for Video Production
News: Broadcast Pix Introduces BPNet Cloud-Based IP Workflow Management for Video ProductionNew Service Enables Customers to Easily Upload, Archive, Convert, Preview, and Share Assets
Broadcast Pix™ today introduced BPNet™, a cloud-based IP workflow management system for all Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers. BPNet software provides easy access to the comprehensive service for sharing, converting, distributing, and archiving media files. It integrates directly within Broadcast Pix Flint™, Granite™, Mica™, and Roadie™ switchers, and is also accessible to collaborators via any PC or mobile device browser. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate BPNet for the first time at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL7627), which runs April 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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EditShare Accelerates Collaboration with New XStream EFS SSD
EditShare Accelerates Collaboration with New XStream EFS SSD Storage Solution High-bandwidth, SSD shared storage meets the demands of high-resolution 4K/UHD, VFX, DI and finishing environments
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced XStream EFS SSD, a powerful, scalable shared storage solution engineered for the extreme bandwidth requirements of uncompressed 4K and HD post-production as well as Digital Intermediate (DI), VFX and finishing projects. Debuting at NAB 2016 and on display at EditShare booth SL9716, the new product extends the award-winning EditShare EFS platform by combining Solid State Drives (SSD) with a new architecture that scales from a budget-friendly 8TB all the way up to 5PB+.
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Premiere Digital Enhances Broadcast TV Quality With Interra Systems' BATON™ QC Solution
BATON Provides Comprehensive Quality Checks, Audio/Video Error Correction, and Compliance With Broadcast Standards, Ensuring Superior Quality TV Content for Premiere Digital Customers
Interra Systems, a leading global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that Premiere Digital, a media services provider based in Los Angeles, has upgraded its Interra Systems BATON™ automated, file-based QC solution to optimize its quality control operations. Using an enterprise version of BATON, along with the BATON Content Corrector, the media services provider can address traditional broadcast projects, along with OTT delivery. Through comprehensive quality checks, scalability, and support for a wide range of media formats and codecs, BATON allows Premiere Digital to expand its delivery of high-quality television content to broadcast and OTT customers.
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WCP Media Services Helps Rome's Cinecittà Studios Deliver Fellini Film Via the Cloud
News: WCP Media Services Helps Rome's Cinecittà Studios Deliver Fellini Film Via the Cloud2TB of digital files sent securely and effortlessly from Rome to Paris.
Cinecittà Studios recently used WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based digital asset management platform WCPApp to send high resolution scans of Federico Fellini’s 1985 comic masterpiece Ginger and Fred to Paris as part of a new remastering project.
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TMD partners with Take 1 Transcription for automated metadata
Take 1 harvests rich metadata from content
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has signed a partnership deal with Take 1 Transcription, a leading international transcription company delivering accurate and affordable services to clients around the world. The co-operation will see Take 1’s Liberty Transcription and Metadata Service Platform integrated into the TMD Mediaflex®-UMS asset and workflow management platform as a media service.
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Facilis Technology Unveils Product Innovations and Emerging Technologies at NAB Booth# SL8811 Las Vegas Convention Center
Facilis Technology Unveils Product Innovations and Emerging Technologies at NAB 12Gbps SAS controllers, 32Gbps Fibre Channel, advanced Adobe project management and new user group features
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Laura Fox Joins ASG Sales Team
News: Laura Fox Joins ASG Sales TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Laura Fox has joined the company’s sales team, effective Feb. 1. Based out of the company’s main offices in Emeryville, she will focus on archive, asset management, networking, and storage solutions.
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DIT Services Firm Kiwii Digital Solutions Employs WCPApp to Deliver Dailies Worldwide
News: DIT Services Firm Kiwii Digital Solutions Employs WCPApp to Deliver Dailies WorldwideCloud-based media management platform used to deliver dailies during production of new Disney film “TINI.”
Italian/UK digital media workflow specialist Kiwii Digital Solutions recently used WCPMedia Services’ WCPApp to manage dailies during the production of the new movie TINI: The Big Change in Violetta. The cloud-based platform made it possible to deliver dailies and other media from the film’s set in Italy to its editorial team in Spain virtually instantaneously, saving significant time and costs.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & Highlights
News: NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & HighlightsAt next month’s NAB Show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a wide range of 4K technology and key product integration solutions for every step of the video production workflow. The company will specifically focus on solutions ideal for sports, 4K and live productions, and in celebration of its 45th anniversary, will showcase a variety of solutions aligning with its show theme of ‘FOR-A World of Possibilities’ in Booth C5117.
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Masstech Portal for Avid Streamlines the Path between Editing and Archives
Masstech – the trusted provider of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions – today announced Masstech Portal for Avid®, a new software offering that streamlines media interchange between Avid’s Media Composer® editing systems and Masstech-managed media archives. Users can archive, restore and flatten content simply by dragging and dropping it between their Media Composer and the Masstech Portal, eliminating manual steps and workflow obstacles that distract from creativity.
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Avid Everywhere Transforms Workflow for twofour54
Avid MediaCentral Platform Offers Open and Reliable 4K Infrastructure to Increase Capacity, Facilitate Collaboration and Deliver Exceptional Content
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that twofour54, the Middle East’s most awarded post production house, has streamlined and centralized its production processes by leveraging the advanced media management solutions from the Avid Media Suite and implementing an Avid Service Level Agreement. Harnessing the power of Avid Everywhere™, the facility can now offer its clients a reliable, flexible and cost-effective end-to-end 4K workflow based on the Avid MediaCentral™ Platform.
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Codex lures Panzini to head-up User Experience
News: Codex lures Panzini to head-up User ExperiencePhilippe Panzini joins Codex
Codex today announced that Philippe Panzini is to take on the role of vice president, User Experience for Codex in March 2016.
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Telestream Integrates Comprimato JPEG2000 Codec Technology
News: Telestream Integrates Comprimato JPEG2000 Codec TechnologyComprimato JPEG2000 Component Option for Vantage Reduces Cost and Saves Time for Archiving, Edit Master and IMF Workflows
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that Comprimato, a unique JPEG2000 software codec is now available as a component option for Vantage systems operating on Lightspeed server hardware. Comprimato accelerates the decoding and encoding of JPEG2000 based video, utilizing the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) power of Telestream’s Lightspeed servers. The combined solution is ideal for IMF deliveries to Netflix.
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Award-winning Hettema Group Brings Creation of Experiential Entertainment In-House With Facilis
News: Award-winning Hettema Group Brings Creation of Experiential Entertainment In-House With FacilisAward-winning Hettema Group Brings Creation of Experiential Entertainment In-House With Facilis Facilis Technology shared storage enables in-house media department to collaborate efficiently and share large volumes of content
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Ahead of NAB - XenData launches new near-line disk archive system
News: Ahead of NAB - XenData launches new near-line disk archive systemIntegrated archive system for professional video applications combines the access speed of disk and continuous data protection to LTO-7
XenData, the global provider of video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of its new DX-240 near-line disk archive system with continuous backup to LTO-7. It has a network attached storage (NAS) architecture, storing files on high performance RAID while simultaneously creating a backup copy on LTO-7 cartridges.
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TMD Expands Management Team With Key Solutions Appointment
News: TMD Expands Management Team With Key Solutions AppointmentPaul Wilkins joins asset management leader to strengthen design and delivery of integrated workflow solutions.
TMD, a leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has expanded its management team with the appointment of Paul Wilkins as Director - Solutions & Marketing. In this role, he will be responsible for customer requirements capture, workflow definition, solutions sales and developing the company’s market proposition.
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ASG Surpasses 100 NetApp E-Series Video and Film Production Deployments
Advanced Systems Group LLC (ASG), a leading media systems integration firm based in Emeryville, California, today announced it has more than 100 film- and video-production and postproduction clients using NetApp's E-Series storage systems. The deployments ensure customers have sufficient bandwidth and concurrency to deliver production-level video assets to multiple creatives in real time and the reliability to meet 24/7 service level agreements.
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TMD partners with Telestream for proxy creation
News: TMD partners with Telestream for proxy creationIndustry-leading Vantage browser to be embedded in asset management, workflow and archive platforms
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has signed an agreement with leading encoding specialist Telestream, to implement transcoding from their Vantage Media Processing Platform within its systems. With instances of Vantage software embedded within the Mediaflex®-UMS (Unified Media Services) asset and workflow management platform, browse-resolution proxy files can now be created without the need to call external devices, simplifying content flows.
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Masstech Adds LTO-7 Storage Support to Highly-Acclaimed MAM, Newsroom and Archiving Solutions
Integration with LTO-7 compliant storage devices provides direct, native access to the higher capacity and performance of the seventh-generation open tape format
Masstech has added native support for LTO-7 compliant storage devices across its entire range of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions. Formally known as LTO Ultrium Generation 7, LTO-7 more than doubles tape cartridge capacity and significantly boosts transfer speeds over the previous generation of the open tape format.
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Facilis Technology Introduces New Value and Performance
News: Facilis Technology Introduces New Value and PerformanceNew high-performance SSD offerings and cost-effective capacity increases offer best ROI in the shared storage market
At NAB 2016, Facilis (Booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production.
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TMD shows cloud-enabled, service-oriented content platform at NAB2016
News: TMD shows cloud-enabled, service-oriented content platform at NAB2016Expanded range of packaged solutions are future of asset and workflow management
N4225, NAB, Las Vegas: TMD, a leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, is expanding its innovative range of Media Service Solutions to be launched at NAB2016 (Las Vegas Convention Center, 18 – 21 April). These new solutions provide a tailored entry into the Mediaflex®-UMS environment, providing packaged options for specific workgroups which can grow into a complete and flexible end-to-end workflow solution.
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TMD shows cloud-enabled, service-oriented content platform at NAB2016
News: TMD shows cloud-enabled, service-oriented content platform at NAB2016Expanded range of packaged solutions are future of asset and workflow management
TMD, a leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, is expanding its innovative range of Media Service Solutions to be launched at NAB2016 (Las Vegas Convention Center, 18 – 21 April). These new solutions provide a tailored entry into the Mediaflex®-UMS environment, providing packaged options for specific workgroups which can grow into a complete and flexible end-to-end workflow solution.
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NAB 2016 Previews: EditShare to Unveil High-Bandwidth Storage
NAB 2016 Previews: EditShare to Unveil High-Bandwidth Storage Plus Collaborative and Remote Production Workflow Solutions for 4k and Beyond New high-performance distributed scale out storage designed for HD to 4k/UHD migration and the higher resolutions of tomorrow; MAM facilitates fast, secure multi-team multi-location productions
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At NAB 2016 NOA Presents its First True Stand-alone SD-Video
NOA is the leading global provider of flexible turnkey solutions for quality-controlled digitizing, archiving, description, and retrieval of AV and other media content. Scalable to suit collections of all sizes, NOA’s product families - ingestLINE™, actLINE™, jobDB™, mediARC™ and the entry-level Pico systems - help ensure long-term preservation of media, and support enterprise-wide collaboration, efficiency, and productivity with fast, accurate identification and retrieval of clips from the full range of an enterprise’s archive. NOA’s easy-to-use proprietary technologies are today installed in some 30 high-profile enterprises worldwide, including Austrian National Broadcaster ORF, Sveriges Radio Förvaltnings (SRF), Yleisradio Finland (YLE), Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTV), Fonoteca Nacional de Mexico, the Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep (VRT), and many more. With headquarters in Vienna, Austria, NOA is committed to the ongoing development of innovative technologies to safeguard invaluable cultural heritage for future generations.
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MediaGuru Honored For Outstanding Contribution In Content Digitization
News: MediaGuru Honored For Outstanding Contribution In Content DigitizationLeading Provider Of Media Services Recognized for Its Efforts In Audio-Video Digitization Globally
MediaGuru, a global media services company, received the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ award from the Society of Cable Television Engineers (SCTE), in recognition of the leading role it has played towards digitization of audio-video content globally. The award was presented at the SCTE India Award Ceremony held at 24th edition of Convergence India Conference and Exhibition. The power-packed event was attended by top executives from the broadband, broadcast, and telecom industry, dignitaries from business, government and trade media.
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WMHT Implements End-to-End EditShare Environment to Converge TV, Radio and Web Media Operations and Support Remote Workflows
WMHT Implements End-to-End EditShare Environment to Converge TV, Radio and Web Media Operations and Support Remote Workflows High-performance, scale out storage infrastructure with integrated media management facilitates ingest to archive; smart automation and media sharing foster collaboration and improve efficiencies across departments and remote productions
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced that New York-based broadcaster WMHT has revamped its TV, radio and web media management infrastructure with EditShare’s new high-performance, distributed shared storage XStream EFS, integrated Flow media asset management (MAM) and Ark Tape offline archiving solutions.
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FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015
News: FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015FOR-A announces its continued video switcher success among worship facilities of all sizes over the past year. In 2015, the company welcomed many new house of worship customers of its popular video switcher line, including the HVS-2000 (new), HVS-390HS and HVS-100/110 portable video switcher units.
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Imagine Products at the 2016 NAB Show, Booth SL10827
Highlights include Imagine Products PreRoll Post™ now on Mac and Windows to affordably create non-proprietary LTFS backups to LTO tape or Optical Disc Archive
Imagine Products PreRoll Post™ at the 2016 NAB Show
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ASG Adds Matt Minnihan to Design and Consulting Team
News: ASG Adds Matt Minnihan to Design and Consulting TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Matt Minnihan has joined its design and consulting team, effective Jan. 4. He is responsible for installation management for corporate and broadcast clients.
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Marquis Helps Warner Bros. Park Projects
News: Marquis Helps Warner Bros. Park ProjectsMarquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media. The Company has today announced its archive and retrieve solution, Project Parking, now developed to be a complete Avid storage management solution, has been selected by Warner Bros. Television Production UK Ltd (WBTVP UK) to park projects.
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XenData to launch new SXL-8 archive systems
News: XenData to launch new SXL-8 archive systemsXenData Launches LTO-7 Network Attached Archive System
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PlayBox Technology Releases Latest Upgrades to its Channel in a Box Product Suite
News: PlayBox Technology Releases Latest Upgrades to its Channel in a Box Product SuitePlayBox Technology, the global leader in broadcast television playout and channel branding, announces the latest upgrades to its established PlayBox product range: AirBox Neo, TitleBox Neo, CaptureBox Neo and SafeBox Neo. The upgrades include UHD compatibility, a high-efficiency user interface plus a wide range of new feature enhancements.
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SGL FlashNet fully integrated with Marquis Parking to Archive & Restore Avid Projects
News: SGL FlashNet fully integrated with Marquis Parking to Archive & Restore Avid ProjectsMarquis Broadcast, expert in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The company is continuing its strong relationship with SGL, global leaders in archive and storage management, by developing Project Parking, Marquis’ Avid storage management solution to enable Avid projects to be archived and restored easily via SGL’s popular content storage management system FlashNet. As a result, Marquis’ Parking, a complete Avid storage management solution, is now fully integrated with SGL FlashNet making archiving and subsequent access to stored media a straight-forward task.
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Quantum Earns Honors for Xcellis Shared Workflow Storage Solution at 2016 Storage Visions Conference
Earlier this month at the 2016 Storage Visions Conference, Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) was presented the 2016 Storage Visions Award for Visionary Products, Professional-Class System, for the company's new Xcellis™ high-performance shared workflow storage solution. The Storage Visions Awards recognize companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies and showcase visionary digital storage products.
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Imagine Products Announces PreRoll Post LTFS Archiving Application for Windows
LTFS Archiving Application Makes LTO Tape Archiving Easier and More Efficient at an Unprecedented Price
Imagine Products, creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets, has released PreRoll Post™ for Windows®. Used heavily in broadcast and postproduction, PreRoll Post now allows Windows users to create nonproprietary backups of any file or folder using the open-source Linear Tape File System (LTFS). The archiving application streamlines the process of placing any file types onto an LTO-7, LTO-6, or LTO-5 tape, or onto Sony's Optical Disc Archive (ODA), at a price that is far more affordable than that of any comparable tool.
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KODAK Introduces Innovative Film Cleaning System Easy to Use, Digitally Controlled Method Redefines Vital Process
News: KODAK Introduces Innovative Film Cleaning System Easy to Use, Digitally Controlled Method Redefines Vital ProcessKodak has announced the release of a new, groundbreaking P-200 Film Cleaning System that transforms the traditional film cleaning process. The revolutionary design allows the cleaning solvent to be dispersed on the film surface in a unique way. This economical, compact and digitally controlled system, which uses KODAK HFE 7200 Film Cleaner Solution, makes it ideal for today’s archives and libraries.
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Growing Number of Broadcasters and Post Facilities Depend on EditShare Distributed Scale Out Shared Storage and Media Asset Management
EditShare XStream EFS sales soar in 2015 – reality TV, editorial agency and public broadcaster migrate infrastructure onto EditShare’s new storage architecture with integrated media management
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, has seen a spike in orders for its recently released XStream EFS shared storage solution. Marking one of the best quarters to date, recent customer projects include reality TV giant Endemol/MoovIT (Germany), editorial powerhouse Sid Lee (Canada, The Netherlands, USA) and critically acclaimed public broadcaster WMHT TV (USA).
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Nomad Editing Finds a Home with Facilis TerraBlock in NYC
News: Nomad Editing Finds a Home with Facilis TerraBlock in NYCNomad expands TerraBlock storage infrastructure to maintain performance, flexibility, and ease-of-use
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets today announced that Nomad Editing Company has expanded its Facilis storage infrastructure with the installation of a new 64TB TerraBlock 24EX shared storage system in its New York facility.
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NOA Provides Audio Migration Technology for Indiana University's Media Preservation Initiative
News: NOA Provides Audio Migration Technology for Indiana University's Media Preservation InitiativeNOA technology has been installed at the heart of one of the largest cultural and academic archiving projects in the USA – the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. More than half a million objects identified by experts as historically significant and valuable for research are held in obsolescent formats in rapidly deteriorating condition.
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TMD powers new cultural archive project at RTÉ
Archiving technology builds on award-winning TMD functionality at Irish national broadcaster
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has embarked on a project with Irish national broadcaster RTÉ to archive 10,000 hours of its news archive, a resource of huge cultural and historical significance. The storage for the archive project is being implemented and led by Eurotek, TMD’s systems integration partner in Ireland.
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VR, HDR Industry Leaders Headline ASG Annual Workshop
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will welcome presenters from Dolby Laboratories, SuperSphere Productions, and Tippett Studio to the ASG Annual Workshop on Dec. 3, 2015, at the New People Cinema at the New People building in San Francisco. Thursday’s workshop will explore high dynamic range (HDR) and cinematic virtual reality (VR) technologies with free presentations beginning at 10 a.m.
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mLogic® Announces mTape® and mRack® Archiving Solutions Featuring LTO-7 Technology
News: mLogic® Announces mTape® and mRack® Archiving Solutions Featuring LTO-7 TechnologyThe Industry’s First LTO-7 Tape Drive Solutions with Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity
mLogic, the leader in Thunderbolt LTO tape archiving solutions today announced that its popular mTape and mRack will ship with LTO-7 drives. Both units feature Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, a native storage capacity of 6TB per tape and a data transfer rate of up to 300 MB/second. mTape and mRack support LTFS for drag and drop functionality and are compatible with archiving software from Archiware, Imagine Products, StorageDNA, TOLIS, Xendata, YoYotta and others.
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Matrox at Government Video Expo 2015 - Product Preview
News: Matrox at Government Video Expo 2015 - Product PreviewMatrox at Government Video Expo 2015 — Product Preview Monarch HDX broadcast streaming and recording appliance and VS4Recorder Pro multi-camera recording app to be showcased
At Government Video Expo 2015 (Washington DC, Dec. 2–3, booth 338), Matrox® Video will feature the award-winning Monarch™ HDX dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording and the VS4Recorder Pro multi-camera recording app.
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Digital Vision Showcasing Restoration and Archive Scanning Tools at AMIA 2015 Annual Conference
Digital Vision will be on hand for the Association of Moving Archivists Annual Conference, taking place in Portland, OR, Nov. 18-21. One of the most important events in the restoration and preservation community, AMIA's Annual Conference provides an opportunity for a diverse array of professionals and companies to participate in an intensive learning forum for audio-visual preservation and access. Digital Vision will be participating in the AMIA Vendor Café, two full days of access to industry experts who are on hand to answer questions, consult and confer with conference attendees.
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ASG Welcomes Steve McCracken to Southern California Technical Services Team
News: ASG Welcomes Steve McCracken to Southern California Technical Services TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Steve McCracken joined the company as a systems engineer for the Technical Services Team on Aug. 17. Based in Southern California, he offers field service and consultation for ASG clients in the region.
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NOA Delivers Express Archiving Service for Digital Media Technology in Hong Kong
News: NOA Delivers Express Archiving Service for Digital Media Technology in Hong KongNOA technology came to the rescue for Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) when the national broadcaster needed to digitise a collection of 20,000 CDs and MiniDiscs within six weeks.
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Jack HSU Joins ASG Technical Services Team
News: Jack HSU Joins ASG Technical Services TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Jack Hsu has joined the company’s Technical Services Team, effective Aug. 17. Based in San Jose, he offers high-end support, as well as design and deployment, for a variety of systems and technologies.
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ASG Explore HDR, VR Technologies at Annual Workshop
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will explore high dynamic range (HDR) and cinematic virtual reality (VR) technologies at its annual workshop on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at the New People Cinema at the New People building in San Francisco. Free presentations begin at 10 a.m., and the workshop includes lunch.
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Facilis TerraBlock Provides Heart Beat at Bespoke Production Facility for Red Rock, Ireland’s First New Soap in a Generation
News: Facilis TerraBlock Provides Heart Beat at Bespoke Production Facility for Red Rock, Ireland’s First New Soap in a GenerationAdvanced Shared Storage Technology Helps Promote Collaborative Working, Increases Efficiency & Reduces Production Time on Grueling Soap Schedule
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets has successfully integrated its TerraBlock 24D | 48TB shared storage system within a new production facility in Dublin, Ireland. The facility has been designed and built to produce Ireland’s first soap series in a generation, Red Rock, which is co-produced by Element Pictures & Company Pictures and broadcast across Ireland by TV3.
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Facilis at CCW 2015: Delivering the Infrastructure that Drives New York Post Production
News: Facilis at CCW 2015: Delivering the Infrastructure that Drives New York Post ProductionNew SSD Hybrid and Entry-level Turnkey systems join the existing TerraBlock lineup that serves hundreds of NY facilities.
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, is showcasing several of its latest products at CCW 2015 on stand 1042. These include solutions for high-end and budget conscious facilities, along with a new tracking product that combines search, management and access to project assets in a simple interface.
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FOR-A Anniversary Marks 45 Years of Company Success
News: FOR-A Anniversary Marks 45 Years of Company SuccessThis month marks the 45th anniversary for FOR-A Co., Ltd., a leading video and audio system manufacturer for the broadcast and professional video industries. The company was founded in Tokyo in October 1971 by current FOR-A Group owner, Keizo Kiyohara. FOR-A’s first product was the world’s first video timer, the VTG-32, and the company has continued to produce innovative products using progressive technologies and broaden its global reach through the years.
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ASG Launches Storage rEvolution Seminar Series
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, is launching Storage rEvolution, a new series of seminars to help content creators explore the shared storage options for their file-based workflow. The educational series begins Nov. 4 at the SF Green Space in San Francisco and Nov. 5 at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Both events run from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include lunch.
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drp Installs Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Throughout UK Production Network
News: drp Installs Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Throughout UK Production NetworkAdvanced Shared Storage Technology Supports Collaborative Workflows, Helps Migration to 4K Production
UK-based multi award winning communications agency and production house, drp, has selected Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock shared storage system to support collaborative workflows across its countrywide network of production studios, post production facilities and offices.
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Atos Chooses NOA for ORF’s 600,000-tape Archive Project
News: Atos Chooses NOA for ORF’s 600,000-tape Archive ProjectPan-European digital services leader Atos has chosen NOA technology for a 10-year archiving project for Austrian national broadcaster ORF (Österreichischer Rundfunk). ORF’s archiving program is the third large-scale European archiving project in recent months to be powered by NOA solutions, following the choice of Slovenia and Slovakia’s national broadcasters.
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ASG Lunch & Learn Features Harmonic Demo For Edit Suites
News: ASG Lunch & Learn Features Harmonic Demo For Edit SuitesAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will present a “Lunch & Learn” program on Oct. 1, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Harmonic’s headquarters in San Jose. The presentation will show how Harmonic’s MediaGrid shared storage solution and Electra X advanced media processor work within broadcast and editing environments. Lunch will be provided.
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Facilis TerraBlock Provides Shared Storage Cornerstone at Innovative Dutch AV Production Facility
News: Facilis TerraBlock Provides Shared Storage Cornerstone at Innovative Dutch AV Production FacilityTinker imagineers exploits creative collaboration with Facilis shared storage system
Netherlands-based international experience design, creative consultancy and production agency, Tinker imagineers has selected Facilis Technology to install its TerraBlock shared storage system within a newly built and radically different AV production facility. Tinker has commissioned a Facilis TerraBlock 24D/EX16 with 64TB of storage: it is already operational within the new facility, which is on schedule to open in the autumn of 2015.
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HighPoint Launches External SAS & SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product Line
News: HighPoint Launches External SAS & SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product LineFor the past 20 years, HighPoint has been a professional RAID Storage and Management solutions provider, constantly striving to bring quality product to market and deliver the industry’s best Price-Performance value. We are proud to announce our new External SAS and SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product Lines – the RocketStor 6414 Series.
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Pixomondo Links Global Render Farm with Deadline
News: Pixomondo Links Global Render Farm with DeadlineInternational creative design and VFX studio Pixomondo has evolved at the pace of the entertainment industry, bolstering its technology infrastructure and diversifying capabilities along the way. Founded in 2001 by CEO Thilo Kuther, the company spans six offices on three continents and offers a range of services starting from award-winning VFX for film, TV and commercials to interactive digital content, VR, live events, theme park entertainment and original IP. By sharing render resources across facilities, Pixomondo maximizes efficiencies; its globally dispersed farm runs 24/7 thanks to a proprietary process built on top of Thinkbox Software's Deadline, on which the company standardized in 2010.
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Facilis at IBC 2015: Announces European Debut of New Shared Storage and Asset Tracking Products
News: Facilis at IBC 2015: Announces European Debut of New Shared Storage and Asset Tracking Products European launch of new 72TB high-performance SSD Hybrid system, 8-drive 16TB turnkey shared storage system (~$10K USD), and new integrated asset tracking.
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, is launching several new products to the European market at IBC 2015 on stand 7.C10. These include solutions for high-end and budget conscious facilities, along with a new tracking product that combines search, management and access to project assets in a simple interface.
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ProMAX Challenges Avid ISIS 1000 with the Introduction of the Platform Online 1000
News: ProMAX Challenges Avid ISIS 1000 with the Introduction of the Platform Online 1000Platform Online 1000 Transforms Traditional Shared Storage into a Powerful Workflow Server at an Affordable Price
IBC Conference, Hall 7, Stand 7.A04 (September 11, 2015) — ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, today announced Platform 1000 Workflow Server, a High-Performance shared storage system with built in native Avid Project Sharing (Bin Locking), Transcoding, Rendering and Asset Management. ProMAX Platform Online 1000 brings the speed, reliability and expandability of Enterprise Storage, enabling video professionals to accelerate and improve their creative process at an affordable price.
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IBC 2015: Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance Rebrands, demos
Fraunhofer IIS Unveils First Customer and Introduces Licensing Model for Lici® Codec
IBC, hall 8, booth B.80: The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS at IBC demos the first product implementation of its light-weight codec Lici®. Used within key-board/video/mouse (KVM) solutions, the demo will be showcased with part-ners IHSE GmbH and Viscon GmbH as part of the new IBC Content Every-where Technology in Action Theater. Fraunhofer IIS now introduces its licensing model for all suppliers and manufacturers of professional equipment, including camera applications and Video over IP.
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EditShare Opens Doors to XStream Shared Storage Production Platform Unique entry-level
EditShare XStream ST packs performance, collaborative features and expandability at breakthrough price points
EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, is showcasing its recently released XStream ST model at IBC2015 on stand 7.G37. Configured for cost-conscious creative teams who are unwilling to sacrifice performance, collaboration features and fault tolerance, XStream ST is EditShare’s entry-level high-performance shared storage solution with integrated Flow production asset management and Ark backup and archiving. XStream ST is the only solution at this low-cost price point to include advanced NLE project sharing, ingest, transcode, remote editorial, back-up and archive tools in one seamlessly integrated platform. Straightforward administration allows users to be up and running quickly, while the robust expandability of the XStream ST enables facilities to scale their system as business and production needs grow.
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Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast Announce Extended TerraBlock Compatibility with Project Parking
News: Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast Announce Extended TerraBlock Compatibility with Project ParkingIntegrated Shared Storage, Media and Metadata Workflow Fuels Productivity
At IBC 2015, shared storage provider Facilis Technology (stand 7.C10) and Marquis Broadcast (stand 2.A58), specialists in content workflows and media integration software, will announce further integration qualifying Project Parking products with TerraBlock shared storage. As a result of this strategic partnership, Project Parking can utilize TerraBlock storage within Avid-centric workflows, processing projects and media seamlessly. If required, Project Parking can also use the TerraBlock system as the destination storage device within an Avid workflow.
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Vidchecker Goes BLAM with Blue Lucy
Blue Lucy has today announced the full integration of Vidcheck’s file based quality control toolset, Vidchecker, with the Blue Lucy Asset Manager (BLAM).
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Archiware presents P5 Archive App at IBC 2015
News: Archiware presents P5 Archive App at IBC 2015Archiware GmbH, manufacturer of data management software suite Archiware P5, is launching the P5 Archive App at IBC 2015. The P5 Archive App allows archiving and restore of files, folders and Final Cut Pro X projects directly from the Finder.
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Modern VideoFilm HDR - New TV colorist Press Release
News: Modern VideoFilm HDR - New TV colorist Press ReleaseModern VideoFilm powered by Point.360 participated in a 4K/HDR panel discussion sponsored by Key Code Media on the Sony lot Wednesday August 19th, 2015.
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