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A Talk with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival
A Talk with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival
In-depth discussion on how Boston Light and Sound and PIX 270i Recorders pave new pathways for playback in the film exhibition industry
Video Devices talks with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival, who discusses how Boston Light & Sound uses PIX 270i Recorders to pave new pathways for playback in the film exhibition industry.
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AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee launch SDVoE Alliance
AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee launch SDVoE Alliance
Alliance promotes a standardized software-defined video-over-Ethernet platform for interoperable AV-over-IP applications and invites others to join
AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee have announced that they have formed the SDVoE Alliance to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology that allows software to define AV applications.
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Pixar Storyteller Matthew Luhn and Virtual Reality Pioneer Nonny de la Peña Headline New Conference at InfoComm 2017
Pixar Storyteller Matthew Luhn and Virtual Reality Pioneer Nonny de la Peña Headline New Conference at InfoComm 2017InfoComm International is pleased to announce that its new TIDE conference (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.), to be held for the first time at InfoComm 2017, will feature keynote speakers Matthew Luhn, one of the original story creators at Pixar, and virtual reality pioneer Nonny de la Peña. TIDE is a thought-leadership event for examining the strategic impact of audiovisual technology and the AV industry's role within the larger business and technology sectors.
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Dolby Announces Sony’s Soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 Will Feature Dolby Atmos Moving Audio
Dolby Announces Sony’s Soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 Will Feature Dolby Atmos Moving Audio(Business Wire) Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Sony’s soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 will feature Dolby Atmos moving audio.
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LYNX Technik Enhances yellobrik Frame Synchronizer with Converter and Scaler Functionality
LYNX Technik Enhances yellobrik Frame Synchronizer with Converter and Scaler Functionality
LYNX Technik AG has added up/down/cross and aspect ratio conversion, with scaler functionality to its popular yellobrik Frame Synchronizer, the PVD 1800.
LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, today announces that it has added up/down/cross and aspect ratio conversion, with scaler functionality to its popular yellobrik Frame Synchronizer, the PVD 1800.
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Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Along with the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, a large number of other Blackmagic Design products were used, including four Teranex Expresses and 24 Teranex Minis used throughout each venue to convert various camera signals.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Illinois production company Upstaging Inc. built a complete IMAG and AV production using the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and a large number of other Blackmagic Design products during this year’s sold out Weezer and Panic! At the Disco summer concert tour.
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DPA Microphones Highlights Audio Quality at ISE 2017
DPA Microphones Highlights Audio Quality at ISE 2017
The company will show a range of solutions for the installation market, including a new Microphone Base that will be unveiled for the first time
Visual impact is important, but when it comes to delivering a successful event or conference what you really need is clear, intelligible sound. This is the message DPA Microphones is bringing to ISE 2017 (stand 7-T235)– and one it is backing with a range of high quality microphone products aimed specifically at architects, AV consultants, system integrators and installing electricians.
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Visionary Solutions teams with CUK Audio as its Distributor in the United Kingdom
Visionary Solutions teams with CUK Audio as its Distributor in the United Kingdom
CUK provides comprehensive AV systems solutions, as well as custom systems design, demonstrations and training, acoustic modeling, DSP programming, and user interface design.
Visionary Solutions, Inc., a leader in innovative high-bandwidth video networking solutions, has announced the appointment of CUK Audio as its distributor in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2005, CUK Audio has grown to become one of the country's foremost distributors of AV technology, covering a wide range of disciplines including commercial AV, broadcast, live performance, recording, conferencing, security and more. CUK provides comprehensive AV systems solutions, as well as custom systems design, demonstrations and training, acoustic modeling, DSP programming, and user interface design.
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Roland’s XS-82H Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Lets Fresh Air Flicks Roll Film and Roll On
Roland’s XS-82H Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Lets Fresh Air Flicks Roll Film and Roll On
Roland’s powerful XS-82H 8-in x 2-out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher lets Fresh Air Flicks offer and manage two separate video and audio feeds for the company’s truck-mounted LED screens from a single unit, vastly increasing the company’s flexibility and productivity as it travels between gigs in New York City and Orlando.
Fresh Air Flicks founder/owner Glen Sanders spotted the trend of outdoor cinema early on as it gained traction in Brooklyn and other hip communities. Starting out in 2004, Sanders and Fresh Air Flicks were providing giant inflatable screens for events like “Movies with a View” that would bring as many as 8,000 people out for an evening to watch films in the park beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. As demand grew for that kind of recreation during the longer daylight hours of summer, Sanders in 2015 invested in a 13-foot-wide, 8-foot-high, two-sided LED display mounted on a rotatable axis aboard a flatbed truck, which allowed him to show two different shows simultaneously on either side of the display.
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NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ Automatically Detects Panasonic IP Cameras for TriCaster and NewTek IP Series Workflows
NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ Automatically Detects Panasonic IP Cameras for TriCaster and NewTek IP Series Workflows
Identifies any compatible Panasonic IP cameras anywhere on your network. For a limited time, Panasonic will be offering a complimentary Newtek AutoLink for Panasonic license.
Sports Video Group Summit News –– Panasonic announced today the NewTek AutoLink™ for Panasonic PTZ, a software application allowing users to connect IP-ready Panasonic professional video cameras to a network and detect their presence automatically from NewTek TriCaster® and the IP Series Video Mix Engine. With NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ, Panasonic IP cameras detected on a network become immediately available for use in NDI-based video production workflows without any additional configuration.
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IABM and BVE Announce Strategic Partnership for 2017
IABM and BVE Announce Strategic Partnership for 2017
International media technology suppliers trade body and leading UK entertainment and media technology event collaborate to deliver bigger, better and more focused show for delegates London, UK
IABM today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with BVE, the UK’s leading entertainment and media technology event. The partnership will see IABM and BVE working together throughout the year to ensure members and exhibitors benefit from a greater combined package across the two organizations. BVE 2017 will take place from 28th February – 2nd March 2017 at ExCeL London.
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AV Department’s Acquisition of Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorder Helps Fuel Rapid Growth
AV Department’s Acquisition of Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorder Helps Fuel Rapid GrowthDirector/Director of Photography Michael Cogliantry recently found himself in the enviable position of needing a higher-end camera to handle the dramatic growth of his business, Manhattan-based production/creative agency, the AV Department. After months of renting acquisition gear more fully-featured that his own DSLRs, Cogliantry found “everything I’d been looking for spec-wise” in Panasonic’s VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorder.
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2016 National Drone Show, Washington DC, Dec. 7-8
2016 National Drone Show, Washington DC, Dec. 7-8
December 7–8, 2016, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Registration is now open for the 2016 National Drone Show, (www.nationaldroneshow.com), an exciting conference and expo featuring red-hot Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) video capture technology. Produced by NewBay Media, with Stampede returning as the event’s Gold Sponsor, this year’s show also features the launch of the first D.C. Drone Film Festival and an Advanced UAV Workshop produced by education partners Future Media Concepts and Sundance Media Group (SMG).
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GV EXPO: PESA XSTREAM C22 ‘Reflex’ Upgrade Uses Internet for High Quality Video, Audio Transmission
GV EXPO: PESA XSTREAM C22 ‘Reflex’ Upgrade Uses Internet for High Quality Video, Audio TransmissionPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will demonstrate its new Reflex transmission technology at the Government Video Expo 2016, which runs Dec. 7-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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2016 Government Video Expo, Washington DC, Dec. 6-8
2016 Government Video Expo, Washington DC, Dec. 6-8
20th annual event held December 6–8, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Now in its 20th year, Government Video Expo (www.gvexpo.com) will again bring together thousands of video, AV, streaming, audio, and UAV professionals for educational sessions, constant demos and presentations, and a full exhibit floor. Attendees can hear from industry experts and thought leaders with continuous events at GV Expo's Government Video Theater; visit the show's exhibit floor to learn about and experiment with the newest technologies; and study at the DC Post|Production Conference or a one-day intensive production workshop.
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Audio-Technica Network Solutions Selected for Pittsburgh City Council Chambers
Audio-Technica Network Solutions Selected for Pittsburgh City Council ChambersThe City of Pittsburgh recently completed a major renovation of the government access broadcast infrastructure in its 100-year-old Pittsburgh City-County Building, including the installation of a Dante™-networked Engineered Sound® conference microphone system from Audio-Technica, for use in the City Council chambers. The city engaged RPC Video, Inc. of Verona, Pennsylvania, to design, supply and integrate the new in-house broadcast, streaming and archiving production systems and infrastructure for City Channel Pittsburgh, which is available live via Comcast and Verizon and the city’s website, and on-demand on its YouTube channel.
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InfoComm 2016 Show Recognized by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events
InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide and host of InfoComm 2016, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers in the Western Hemisphere, was honored with two awards in the International Association of Exhibitions and Events' (IAEE) Art of the Show competition. IAEE is the global association for the exhibitions and events industry.
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RUSHWORKS and AV Group Technologies Sign Agreement to Establish Distribution Channel in Australia
RUSHWORKS and AV Group Technologies Sign Agreement to Establish Distribution Channel in Australia
RUSHWORKS' global expansion continues into Australia and New Zealand
RUSHWORKS, the well-established software development company specializing in low cost, high performance television production, automation and presentation capture and streaming systems, has appointed AV Group Technologies as its distributor in Australia and New Zealand. The announcement was made by RUSHWORKS from their headquarters in the Dallas, Texas area, and by AV Group from Sydney, Australia. The agreement signifies the next phase of RUSHWORKS’ global expansion, already having established a presence in the UK with Cache Media serving as the Company’s distributor.
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AJA KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router Now Available
AJA KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router Now Available
Extremely compact in design, KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of broadcast, production, post and AV environments.
AJA Video Systems is taking orders for KUMO 6464, its new compact 3G-SDI router with 64 3G-SDI inputs and 64 3G-SDI outputs for high quality, cost effective signal routing in a small form factor. Extremely compact in design, KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of broadcast, production, post and AV environments.
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InfoComm to Offer CTS Prep and Testing at ISE 2017, Plus More Than 80 Education Sessions
InfoComm to Offer CTS Prep and Testing at ISE 2017, Plus More Than 80 Education Sessions
In addition to comprehensive CTS preparation and testing, InfoComm will host a lineup of education offerings throughout ISE
PRNewswire-USNewswire -- InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, is pleased to announce that Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) study courses and testing will be offered at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017, Feb. 7-10 at the Amsterdam RAI. In addition, InfoComm will host more than 80 professional development sessions at the show, including a new series of hands-on Application Labs, a selection of half-day conferences and more. For the first time, ISE attendees will be able to access any and all InfoComm education sessions using one pass.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces One of the Smallest and Lightest 4K Resolution (4096 x 2400) Laser Projectors
Canon U.S.A. Introduces One of the Smallest and Lightest 4K Resolution (4096 x 2400) Laser Projectors
REALiS 4K600STZ Pro AV LCOS Projector Combines Canon’s Outstanding Image Quality and Advanced Features with Low Total Cost of Ownership
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the latest of its innovative technology with the debut of the REALiS 4K600STZ Pro AV Laser LCOS Projector. At only 57.3 pounds, the REALiS 4K600STZ is among the world’s smallest and lightest native 4K laser projectors, making it ideal for a wide range of markets and applications including simulation, museums, art galleries, planetariums, higher education, medical education and training.
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Zanim8tion helps bring Pandora to life with AV Stumpfl’s Wings Vioso
Zanim8tion helps bring Pandora to life with AV Stumpfl’s Wings Vioso
Visit AV Stumpfl at Booth #1671, IAAPA, Orange County Convention Center Orlando, 15-18 November 2016
For a three-month showcase starting December 7, 2016 in Taipei City, AVATAR™: Discover Pandora touring exhibition is based around the science and technology of the creatures and environments of James Cameron’s highest grossing film, Avatar. Zanim8tion provided the playback and programming using AV Stumpfl®’s Wings Vioso software suite. The project was fully supported by distribution partner, VIOSO.
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Trius is New German Partner for Visionary Solutions
Trius is New German Partner for Visionary SolutionsVisionary Solutions, Inc., a leader in innovative high-bandwidth video networking solutions, has appointed Trius Pro-AV GmbH as its new distributor in Germany. For more than two decades, Trius has been an influential distributor of professional audio and video technologies in Germany, introducing a number of high-profile international firms to the region. The company is one of Germany's foremost distributors of AV technology, covering the Professional and Installed audio and video, Live Sound, and Music sectors with sales and support across the entire country.
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AV Stumpfl presents uncompressed 8K & show control solutions at IAAPA
AV Stumpfl presents uncompressed 8K & show control solutions at IAAPA
Visit AV Stumpfl at IAAPA 16, Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Booth #1671, 15-18 November 2016
AV Stumpfl® will exhibit the Wings Engine Raw 8K uncompressed media server for the first time at Booth 1671 at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016. As attractions and theme parks work on new ways to excite audiences through gripping visual information, storytelling and creative use of immersive displays, the demand for truly reliable and uncompressed playout solutions is steadily growing.
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Roland Announces VR-4HD High-Definition AV Mixer
Roland Announces VR-4HD High-Definition AV MixerRoland today announces the introduction of its VR-4HD High-Definition AV Mixer, an easy-to-use, compact and portable AV Mixer that integrates a digital audio mixer, video switcher, multi-viewer touch screen and USB video/audio streaming interface into a stand-alone device.
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Facilis Technology Helps Establish Collaborative Workflows for Hong Kong Broadcaster
Facilis Technology Helps Establish Collaborative Workflows for Hong Kong Broadcaster
Reseller Picture Planes helps Fung Ying Seen Koon revolutionize productivity and creativity with a modern shared storage environment
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 installed a TerraBlock 24D 48TB shared storage system in a new broadcast production facility in Hong Kong. Taoist religious and cultural organization, Fung Ying Seen Koon (FYSK), broadcasts a single TV channel over Hong Kong’s IPTV network. It is now using its new Facilis TerraBlock to revolutionize production workflows, introducing far more collaboration between its editors and program producers.
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VidOvation, 'Live PD' show and Jim Jachetta at NAB New York
VidOvation, 'Live PD' show and Jim Jachetta at NAB New York
VidOvation will showcase its latest innovations in video transmission and distribution systems.
At NAB Show New York, VidOvation will be showing its latest technologies that make field video acquisition, contribution, and distribution faster while enabling lower latency and higher video quality than ever before. Visitors will see the AVIWEST bonded cellular technology that made the new A&E live reality cop show 'Live PD' possible. Highlights of VidOvation's latest innovations in video transmission and distribution systems include:
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ZeeVee Expands ZyPer Product Suite with the new ZyPerHD
ZeeVee Expands ZyPer Product Suite with the new ZyPerHD
ZeeVee Expands ZyPer Product Suite to easily deliver H.264 HD video distribution with the new ZyPerHD
ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, announced today the expansion of its award winning ZyPer Product Suite with the launch of ZyPerHD.
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Sherwood Baptist Upgrades A/V System with Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders, Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras and AV-HS6000 2 ME Switcher
Sherwood Baptist Upgrades A/V System with Panasonic P2 HD Camcorders, Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras and AV-HS6000 2 ME Switcher(Newark, NJ--October 31, 2016) Sherwood Baptist Church (Albany, GA) recently completed a total upgrade of its A/V systems with a broad selection of Panasonic professional video gear including P2 HD camcorders, 4K and HD pan/tilt/zoom cameras, and the AV-HS6000 2ME production switcher.
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Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras
Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras
AED selected Ki Pro Ultra to offer its customers a cost-effective and compact solution to playback and record 4K Ultra HD footage
AV industry solutions provider and equipment rental house AED recently upgraded its inventory with the purchase of 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultra video recorder and playback devices. With offices located in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, AED is committed to providing its customers in professional AV with affordable solutions tailored to meet every budget.
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Mobile Video Devices and PTZOptics Forge Distribution Partnership for Broadcast, Live Streaming and Conferencing Cameras
Mobile Video Devices and PTZOptics Forge Distribution Partnership for Broadcast, Live Streaming and Conferencing Cameras
MVD and PTZOptics alliance leverages PTZ cameras used in the fast-growing live streaming market.
Mobile Video Devices (MVD) is proud to announce a new distribution partnership with professional pan, tilt, zoom camera manufacturer PTZOptics.
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Bose® RoomMatch® Loudspeakers Chosen for Skull’s Rainbow Room in Printer’s Alley, Nashville
Bose® RoomMatch® Loudspeakers Chosen for Skull’s Rainbow Room in Printer’s Alley, Nashville
Skull’s Rainbow Room is part of Nashville’s musical lore and now has sound quality that will serve it well moving forward
One of the flagship venues in the heyday of Nashville’s Printer’s Alley district was Skull’s Rainbow Room, shuttered a few months after owner David "Skull" Schulman was tragically killed there in an attempted robbery in 1998, exactly 50 years after it first opened. Now, “Skull’s” is back, reopened by local restaurateurs who salvaged the venue’s original stage and other architectural treasures and are bringing it into the 21st century with a sound system from Bose Professional that leverages the unique capabilities of the Bose RoomMatch® and Panaray® loudspeakers, PowerMatch® amplifiers, and ControlSpace® DSP user interface.
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ATTO Technology’s New 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel HBAs Powers Facilis TerraBlock Storage
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, and Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, are pleased to announce the inclusion of the new ATTO Celerity™ 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) in the Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system. This announcement builds on the longstanding relationship between the two companies to offer users even more power for their data-intensive needs.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex AV
Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex AV
The world’s first standards converter designed specifically for AV professionals with 1089 broadcast quality standards conversions!
Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex AV, a new broadcast quality standards converter designed specifically for AV professionals. Teranex AV features 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0a inputs, outputs and loop through, along with AV specific features such as low latency, a still store, freeze frame, and HiFi audio inputs for professionals working on live, staged presentations and conferences. Teranex AV will be available in September for $1,695 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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AJA Debuts KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router at IBC 2016
AJA Debuts KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router at IBC 2016
AJA Debuts KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router at IBC 2016 High Quality, Cost Effective Signal Routing for 3G-SDI, Dual-Link, 4K/UltraHD Signals
Today at IBC 2016, AJA Video Systems introduced KUMO 6464, its new compact 3G-SDI router with 64 3G-SDI inputs and 64 3G-SDI outputs for high quality, cost effective signal routing in a small form factor. KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of production environments – from OB trucks and edit suites to corporate video installations and beyond.
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Domo Broadcast SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter flying high for IBC
Domo Broadcast SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter flying high for IBCDomo Broadcast has announced the use of its SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter by The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment's Parachute display team - "The Tigers" – for live and streaming coverage of their aerial displays at the recent Bournemouth Air Festival.
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Panasonic Adds Kit Package with Two 512GB expressP2 Cards for VariCam LT 4K Super 35 Cinema Camcorder
Panasonic Adds Kit Package with Two 512GB expressP2 Cards for VariCam LT 4K Super 35 Cinema CamcorderPanasonic has expanded the number of cost-saving camera kit packages for the VariCam LT Super 35mm Cinema Camera to five with the addition of the PROEX-B512 package, featuring the completely accessorized camcorder along with two AU-XP0512BG expressP2 memory cards and an AU-XPD1 expressP2 Card Reader. The 512GB expressP2 cards can record approximately 180 minutes of continuous 4K material at 24fps in the AVC-Intra4K422 codec.
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Bose RoomMatch System Selected for Nashville-Area Hermitage Hills Baptist Church
Bose RoomMatch System Selected for Nashville-Area Hermitage Hills Baptist Church
Middle Tennessee church had a system designed for a more traditional style of music, and a RoomMatch® system was the right choice for the more contemporary worship music now featured at the church’s services
The Hermitage Hills Baptist Church, in Hermitage, Tennessee, had a problem that many houses of worship face: they knew they needed a new sound system to accommodate their transition to a more contemporary worship style, but most of the proposed solutions involved a center cluster with left and right array hangs. This would require moving the church’s projection screens, risking potentially expensive architectural changes and still-impeded sightlines.
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NOA Enhances mediARC Archival System to Deliver Even Greater Archive Integrity
NOA Enhances mediARC Archival System to Deliver Even Greater Archive IntegrityNOA today announced an important enhancement to its mediARC archiving solution with the launch of Item History, which enables media archivists to more easily ensure and verify the accuracy of their database. Item History allows cataloguing teams and supervisors to ascertain not only who changed an archive item and when – but also, exactly what was changed. This allows users to easily and quickly review previous version of an item in the event that, for example, it was erroneously updated.
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Region of Interest (ROI) for BlackMagic Design Interfaces
Region of Interest (ROI) for BlackMagic Design InterfacesSIENNA announces SDI ScanConverter With Region of Interest for BlackMagic Design Video Interfaces.
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Amsterdam ArenA Improves Stadia AV Signal Routing with Blackmagic Design
Amsterdam ArenA Improves Stadia AV Signal Routing with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that the home of leading Eredivisie football club AFC Ajax, Amsterdam ArenA has upgraded it’s audiovisual production capabilities with the addition of Blackmagic’s MultiView 16 and two Smart Videohub 40 x 40 video routers. The Amsterdam ArenA is a multi-purpose stadium, hosting some 450 corporate events per year in its hospitality areas, as well as a dozen major annual music concerts including Rihanna, One Direction and the dance event Sensation. The ArenA's production facilities are primarily used, however, by Ajax Media, the club's content division.
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NOA to Launch VideoPlayer for jobDB™ at IBC 2016
NOA to Launch VideoPlayer for jobDB™ at IBC 2016At IBC 2016 (Amsterdam, 8-13 September), NOA is introducing NOA VideoPlayer for jobDB™, the company’s system that allows users to set up workflows for the ingest, reshaping, and analysis of media for archiving, re-transcoding, or other complex processes. NOA VideoPlayer is a comprehensive tool designed to respond to the specific needs of archiving professionals, providing them with the functionality, speed, and ease-of-use that can substantially improve accuracy, quality, and productivity.
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SDI ScanConverter With Region of Interest for BlackMagic Design Video Interfaces
SDI ScanConverter With Region of Interest for BlackMagic Design Video InterfacesSIENNA today revealed a new software app for OSX which transforms any BlackMagic Design video interface into a powerful ScanConverter with region of interest. This low cost app adds huge value to existing BMD devices giving them the ability to selectively output Mac desktop contents to SDI and HDMI - an essential tool for broadcasters, AV event producers and corporate communications.
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Canon U.S.A. Expands Their 4k Projector Lineup With The Robust and Versatile REALiS 4K501ST Pro AV LCOS Projector
REALiS 4K501ST Projector’s Impressive Combination of Outstanding Image Quality, Advanced Features and Enhanced Connectivity makes it Ideal for a Wide Range of Markets and Applications
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the REALiS 4K501ST Pro AV LCOS Projector which incorporates all of the same features as Canon’s current award-winning REALiS 4K500ST, as well as an enhanced video interface that offers two HDMI version 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support. Other features include native 4K resolution of 4096 x 2400, up to 5000 lumens1and Canon’s LCOS Technology with AISYS-enhancement for brilliant, high-brightness and detailed image reproduction. The REALiS 4K501ST also offers a Genuine Canon 4K lens and a robust collection of advanced image adjustment and professional install setting features, including Marginal Focus which helps ensure content projected on the peripheral portions of domed surfaces remains in focus. At only 39.6 pounds, this model also offers one of the most compact and lightweight form factors of a high brightness 4K projector.
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Matrox Announcement: Matrox and PanoTek Partner to Offer Innovative Video Wall Pixel Delivery Solutions to Asia-Pacific Markets
Matrox® Graphics Inc. is pleased to announce a new collaboration with PanoTek®, an AV systems OEM based in Melbourne, Australia. This value-added partnership provides a new series of high-performance, turnkey video wall controller solutions to AV and systems integrators in the Asia Pacific region. With a diverse product portfolio of video wall and pixel distribution systems for projects of all sizes, this partnership greatly simplifies integration efforts and provides Matrox customers with access to local service and expertise.
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Matrox and PanoTek Partner to Offer Innovative Video Wall Pixel Delivery Solutions to Asia-Pacific Markets
Matrox and PanoTek Partner to Offer Innovative Video Wall Pixel Delivery Solutions to Asia-Pacific MarketsMatrox® Graphics Inc. is pleased to announce a new collaboration with PanoTek®, an AV systems OEM based in Melbourne, Australia. This value-added partnership provides a new series of high-performance, turnkey video wall controller solutions to AV and systems integrators in the Asia Pacific region. With a diverse product portfolio of video wall and pixel distribution systems for projects of all sizes, this partnership greatly simplifies integration efforts and provides Matrox customers with access to local service and expertise.
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Mac AV Produces Live Sports Coverage with Broadcast Pix
Mac AV Produces Live Sports Coverage with Broadcast PixWith a custom mobile production unit built around a Broadcast Pix™ Mica 1000 integrated production switcher, Mac AV produces live coverage of several sports for the Gaelic Athletic Association that are specific to Ireland, such as Gaelic football, as well as other contests with an international following, including handball matches. A live production company based in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, Mac AV also produces training and promotional videos, documentaries, and live concerts for its other clients.
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PESA Provides Support in Rio at International Broadcast Center
PESA Provides Support in Rio at International Broadcast CenterPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will have customer service personnel assigned to the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro to support the setup and configuration of PESA’s Cheetah 864XR digital video routing switcher for use during the Summer Games in Brazil.
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Matrox Mura IPX 4K Capture and IP Decoder Cards Now Available to Feed the Most Dynamic and Informative Video Walls
Matrox Mura IPX 4K Capture and IP Decoder Cards Now Available to Feed the Most Dynamic and Informative Video Walls
Unprecedented decode density on a single card lets OEMs and AV system builders create advanced video wall controllers
Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Matrox Mura™ IPX 4K capture and IP decoder cards are now available to OEMs and AV system builders. Available in models with and without fans, they are an integral part of advanced video wall controllers featuring high-quality, low-bitrate, multi-channel 4K or HD decoding over standard IP.
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Guitar Center Pro Guides Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church into Its Digital Era
Guitar Center Pro Guides Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church into Its Digital Era
Large Houston church acquires two Studer digital audio consoles with GC Pro managing a complex transaction from initial planning through installation and commissioning
The Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church has been among the Houston area’s largest houses of worship for over 60 years. However, through most of that time, it was also a very analog institution, with a pair of analog consoles used for front-of-house mixing and to route audio to congregation overflow and post-production areas. As of this year, however, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church has entered its own digital age, with the acquisition of two Studer digital consoles, purchased through Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the business-to-business (B2B) division of Guitar Center providing highly customized service for professional accounts. GC Pro managed the sale of a Studer Vista 1 desk, which was installed earlier this year, used to route audio to a number of locations around the church campus. A Studer Vista V console intended as the church’s new FOH console was also installed and commissioned at the beginning of the summer. GC Pro’s Houston-based team of account managers and sales associates handled both transactions.
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The Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Chosen by AV Technik for Audio and Video Switching Applications
The Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Chosen by AV Technik for Audio and Video Switching Applications
From corporate conference work to film festivals, the Roland XS-83H provides AV Technik with a flexible and powerful audio and video switcher that’s laden with useful features
After more than a decade on the road with major touring artists and as a house audio engineer at the legendary Irving Plaza/Fillmore music venue in New York City, Daniel Willis established AV Technik, a full-service AV firm in his hometown of South Portland, Maine, where he’s been serving clients ranging from music artists to corporate conferences to live events that require the kind of high-end technical support he was able to consistently provide in his previous career. Willis picks his tools carefully, and that’s why he picked the Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher as his main AV switcher.
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Magma Thunderbolt and PCIe Expansion Systems Validated with Matrox Video Wall and AV-over-IP Solutions
Magma Thunderbolt and PCIe Expansion Systems Validated with Matrox Video Wall and AV-over-IP Solutions
System integrators can now quickly and easily create high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers
Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Magma Thunderbolt® and PCIe® expansion systems have been tested for reliability and functionality with the complete range of Matrox PCIe-based video wall and AV-over-IP product lines. The new collaboration facilitates rapid deployment of high-performance, high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers for OEMs and system integrators.
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The Versatile Roland VR-50HD All-in-One AV Mixer Helps Visual Horizon Communications Turn Breakout Sessions into Breakthrough Events
The Versatile Roland VR-50HD All-in-One AV Mixer Helps Visual Horizon Communications Turn Breakout Sessions into Breakthrough Events
The Roland VR-50HD adds enormous flexibility to VHC’s Break-Out Room Integrated Solution system, providing VHC clients with seamless audio mixing and video switching capabilities for breakout sessions during conferences and meetings
Visual Horizon Communications (VHC), a boutique AV, staging and event-production company that for over 30 years has partnered with production professionals, experiential marketing agencies, and corporations to deliver creative and technical solutions for corporate meetings, trade shows etc., has been a longtime user of the Roland VR-50HD All-In-One AV Mixer. Starting in 2014, VHC began integrating the VR-50HD with its VHC Break-Out Room Integrated Solution (BORIS) system, a solution offering efficient setup and strike, user-friendly operation, premium equipment and budget-driven price. Together, BORIS and the Roland VR-50HD create a synergy for VHC clients including 3M, Best Buy, General Mills, Macy’s, Mortenson Construction and other well-known brands. The combined system has been implemented nearly two dozen times in the last few years.
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Entertainment Marketing Agency Eclipse Advertising Names Leila Amirsadeghi as VP, Client Development
Entertainment Marketing Agency Eclipse Advertising Names Leila Amirsadeghi as VP, Client DevelopmentEclipse Advertising, an award-winning, independent advertising and marketing agency is expanding its Brand Strategy and Marketing team. Concurrently, Eclipse has named Leila Amirsadeghi as Vice President, Client Development. The announcement was made today by Steve Dubb, CEO/President, Eclipse.
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Panasonic Super-Endurance Projection Solutions at InfoComm 2016
Panasonic Super-Endurance Projection Solutions at InfoComm 2016 Company Showcases Laser 4K+ and High-Brightness Projectors for Events and Entertainment Industry, and More at Booth C6308
PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leading supplier of end-to-end communications solutions to the private and public sector, is showcasing its expanded lineup of professional projectors, including its new flagship PT-RQ32K 4K+ SOLID SHINE Laser Projector, generating breathtaking 4K+ images at InfoComm 2016. Also displayed is the latest in its award-winning SOLID SHINE laser projector portfolio and LCD projector series, highlighting large venue, installation and hybrid lighting projector models on the show floor.
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InfoComm 2016: More HDBaseT Solutions in an HDBaseT World
The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing HDBaseT technology, will welcome AV professionals during InfoComm International 2016, and showcase several new products, demos and solutions. HDBaseT technology, powered by Valens, enables all-in-one connectivity between high-definition video sources and remote displays, through a single cable for up to 100 meters with category cable, or kilometers with fiber, including the transmission of uncompressed ultra-high-definition video & audio, Ethernet, control signals, up to 100W of power and USB.
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Matrox Unveils Mura IPX 4K IP Decode and Display Card at InfoComm 2016
Matrox Unveils Mura IPX 4K IP Decode and Display Card at InfoComm 2016Intuitive apps for Windows and iPad provide an easy way to manage video walls for digital signage, corporate and control room applications
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tvONE Debuts Universal Rack Mounting System alongside New 4K and IP based products and Control Panel at InfoComm 2016
InfoComm Las Vegas June 8-10, 2016 Stand: C6818
tvONE , a leading designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge video and multimedia processing equipment, will be showcasing a full range of industry-leading video processing and signal distribution products alongside its newest disruptive innovation, ONErack, in booth C6818, during InfoComm 2016, June 8th – 10th in Las Vegas. Highlights include several important innovations including new 4K and IP based products, a new control panel and its newest innovation aimed at improving rack systems integration called the ONErack.
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Life on the big screen with WorldStage NYC
Life on the big screen with WorldStage NYC
See AV Stumpfl at InfoComm 2016 at Booth C6847, 8-10 June 2016 at Las Vegas Convention Center, NV.
World Stage NYC uses the entire range of AV Stumpfl screens for all their video projection projects, which include Broadway, sports, broadcast, television, meetings and corporate events and have done so for ten years. When not projecting onto buildings, or making giant images on the floor at Madison Square Garden for the NY Rangers, NY Knicks and the NY Liberty, WorldStage’s NYC operation turns to AV Stumpfl for it’s line of mobile projection screens.
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Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Wide Range Of Professional Products And Innovative Solutions At The 2016 InfoComm Show
Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Wide Range Of Professional Products And Innovative Solutions At The 2016 InfoComm ShowCanon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its award-winning line of high-resolution projectors, along with entertaining and innovative partner solutions in booth #C7233 at InfoComm 2016, June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visitors to the booth will also have hands-on opportunities to try Canon's 4K Reference Displays, Handheld Wireless Presenters, and Canon's broad range of professional camera types including Broadcast, Network, Cinema, Video and Still. Additionally, visitors are encouraged to speak with Canon's award-winning Professional Service & Support team to learn more about this dedicated group of professionals and the programs available for Dealer/Integrator and end-user customers.
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SoCal Rentals Drives Production With AJA Ki Pro Ultras
SoCal Rentals Drives Production With AJA Ki Pro UltrasSoCal Rentals was founded in 2008 to provide clients in broadcast, reality TV, live event production and AV/staging with full service audio, video and LED solutions offering production-specific engineering design, equipment rentals, expert technical management, project consulting and crews. The company recently added 12 AJA Ki Pro Ultras into their rental pool, which already includes massive quantities of AJA gear including hundreds of FiDO fiber and Hi5 SDI to HDMI Mini-Converters, 30 Ki Pros, 20 Ki Pro Racks, multiple FS1 and FS2 frame synchronizers, KUMO routers and more.
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NOA to Discuss Engagement With Emerging Countries at Archives at Risk Conference
NOA to Discuss Engagement With Emerging Countries at Archives at Risk ConferenceAt the Archives at Risk conference (Dublin: 1-3 June) Jean-Christophe Kummer, managing partner of NOA, will present a paper on the work his company has been doing with the Austrian government to secure funding for media archiving initiatives in developing countries.
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LINC Church Upgrades Audiovisual Capabilities With Blackmagic Design
LINC Church Upgrades Audiovisual Capabilities With Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that South African house of worship, LINC, has installed Blackmagic Design live production hardware as part of a fully integrated audiovisual solution in its purpose built campus facility, designed to house the church’s growing congregation.
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Polymedia ensures that BlackTrax is a technical star in Crime and Punishment
Polymedia ensures that BlackTrax is a technical star in Crime and PunishmentHours of psychological torment, heavy drinking of alcohol, prostitution and multiple axe murders all feature in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s extraordinary nineteenth century novel
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Valencia Club de Fútbol Drives Stadium AV With Blackmagic Design
Valencia Club de Fútbol Drives Stadium AV With Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design has today announced that Valencia Club de Fútbol is providing fans an enhanced match day experience following an overhaul of the Mestalla Stadium’s live production capabilities using Blackmagic Design video production hardware.
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NAB 2016: PESA Expands Product Offerings, Solidifies Support for IP-Based Workflows
NAB 2016: PESA Expands Product Offerings, Solidifies Support for IP-Based WorkflowsPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will share important technology announcements and debut several products at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL4621), which runs through April 21 in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will also demonstrate its Cheetah Flex IP integrated routing environment, as well as expanded capabilities for its unique PESA Live Services system for private and webcast streaming presentations.
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NAB 2016: PESA Live Services Adds Browser-Based Viewing Portal
NAB 2016: PESA Live Services Adds Browser-Based Viewing PortalPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced its PESA Live Services multi-camera immersive experience is now accessible by viewers through a browser-based version. Originally developed in 2014 as an app for iOS and Android portable devices, PESA Live now supports all major Web browsers, including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10, Mozilla, and Safari.
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The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving Seamlessly
The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving Seamlessly
Two 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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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Micro Converters
Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Micro Converters
Introducing the world’s smallest broadcast quality video converters!
Blackmagic Design today introduced Blackmagic Micro Converter SDI to HDMI and Blackmagic Micro Converter HDMI to SDI, two new super small, pocket size broadcast quality video converters. Both models are available immediately for only US$85 each.
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AJA Announces HELO Streaming and Recording Appliance with H.264 Support
AJA Announces HELO Streaming and Recording Appliance with H.264 Support
Delivers Unprecedented Flexibility, Connectivity and Scalability for Professional Streaming and Recording Needs
AJA Video Systems today announced HELO, a new H.264 streaming and recording device. HELO is AJA’s first standalone streaming product and offers a range of professional workflow options with both 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs, the power to handle up to 1080p recording formats and a simple web-based UI for easy configuration. It allows users to simultaneously stream video signals directly to Web Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) while recording either to an SD card, USB drives or network-based storage, with dedicated record and stream buttons for easy operation.
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Sony PXW-Z450 Is First 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder With 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Sony PXW-Z450 Is First 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder With 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Supports multi-format recording, allowing users to shoot at 1080p HD and switch to 4K 60p; XAVC Intra and XAVC Long for 4K recording as well as MPEG HD422
--April 18, 2016) (Las Vegas, NV Sony’s latest XDCAM shoulder-mount camcorder, PXW-Z450 is capable of capturing 4K (3840 x 2160) picture quality from its new 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor. The camcorder combines enhanced weight balance and low power consumption with field production features needed by broadcasters, including pool feed and multi-format recording.
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ZeeVee Unveils New High Density Video Distribution Solution for the Broadcast Market at NAB
ZeeVee Unveils New High Density Video Distribution Solution for the Broadcast Market at NAB
ZeeVee HDBridge3000 Commercial Headend Delivers Both High Density and Availability
ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, today announced that it will be unveiling the new HDBridge3000 at the NAB show in Las Vegas, booth number SU12022, April 16 – 21.
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NAB 2016: PESA, VIQ Solutions Debut Collaborative Content Management System
NAB 2016: PESA, VIQ Solutions Debut Collaborative Content Management SystemPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, in partnership with VIQ, an industry leader in digital media evidence collection and management, today announced the PESA ACES | Collaborative Content Manager (CCM). An affordable, multi-channel capture and playback system for synchronized live event recording and playback, the joint PESA / VIQ solution simplifies collaboration when working with recordings by leveraging secure, browser-based access and indexed multimedia annotations. The CCM will be demonstrated at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL4621), which runs April 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Guitar Center Professional Helps Calvary Community Church Choose the Right Audio Console and Plan for Future AV Upgrades
Guitar Center Professional Helps Calvary Community Church Choose the Right Audio Console and Plan for Future AV Upgrades
GC Pro helps Calvary Community Church find exactly the audio mixing platform they needed to handle live FOH mixing and recording
Launched in 1976 in a Hungry Tiger restaurant in Thousand Oaks, California, the Calvary Community Church moved into its 235,000-square-foot building on a 17-acre site in nearby Westlake Village in 1999 and have kept on growing ever since, now seeing an attendance of about 3,500 people each Sunday. One of the hallmarks of the church’s success has been careful management of capital costs, something that extends to its AV systems infrastructure. And just as the journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, the road to replacing major sound and video platforms at the church began with the decision to replace its aging FOH console last year. For that, they enlisted the aid of Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the business-to-business (B2B) division of Guitar Center providing highly customized service for professional accounts, which was brought into the decision process at a point when the church leaders thought they had already come to a final decision.
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PESA Announces Retirement of Co-Founder Frank Zimmerman
PESA Announces Retirement of Co-Founder Frank ZimmermanPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced the retirement of Frank Zimmerman, one of the company’s co-founders, effective today. With the late Dick Swan, Zimmerman established Communication Technology, Inc. (ComTec), the company that would eventually become PESA, in 1973. Zimmerman has remained with the company throughout its 43-year history.
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Sue Shores to Lead FOR-A Marketing in North and South America
Sue Shores to Lead FOR-A Marketing in North and South AmericaFOR-A has hired industry veteran Sue Shores as its new marketing manager. Based out of the company’s Fort Lee, N.J. office, Shores is responsible for managing FOR-A’s marketing activities throughout North and South America. With over 20 years of experience in the AV and broadcast television industry, Shores brings a wealth of knowledge to the FOR-A team. In the past, she’s held marketing and sales positions for NewBay Media, Agiosat Global Communications and Accom, Inc. Shores will report directly to FOR-A America’s Vice President, Jay Shinn, and will work closely with FOR-A Japan’s marketing division.
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The Roland M-5000 Live Mixing Console Chosen for Tucker Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University
The Roland M-5000 Live Mixing Console Chosen for Tucker Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University
M-5000 helps the theater’s technical crew accommodate the unique audio and stage requirements for a number of complicated plays and musicals on the space’s busy itinerary
The Tucker Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University’s Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building is the home of major music, dance, theatrical, and television productions, along with performances in intimate settings and a wide variety of award ceremonies, films, pageants, recitals, product launches, receptions, and meetings for the 20,000+-student campus in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Recently the facility upgraded its AV infrastructure, including a brand new Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console as the system’s centerpiece. Production Manager Justin Durham and Production Coordinator Andy Berg have put the M-5000 to good use on a variety of events so far, riding an easy transition from the Roland M-400 48-channel Live Mixing Console that had been at the theater’s FOH position for the last several years. Other Roland infrastructure remained in place – including five M-48 Live Personal Mixers and three S-1608 Digital Snake Stage Units.
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PESA Demonstrates Vidblox HTR HDMI Extender Options at NAB 2016
PESA Demonstrates Vidblox HTR HDMI Extender Options at NAB 2016PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will demonstrate its new Vidblox HTR converter/extender units at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL4621) next month in Las Vegas, Nev. Available as throwdown boxes or as cards for its PESA Blade System (PBS), the Vidblox HTR incorporates HDMI technology, supports a wide variety of resolutions, and can be easily configured by the user as a transmitter (TX) or receiver (RX).
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NAB 2016 - Transmit & Extend MADI Audio over Long Distances
NAB 2016 - Transmit & Extend MADI Audio over Long Distances
LYNX Technik Debuts yellobrik MADI Fiber to MADI Coax Converters at NAB 2016 Booth SL9327
LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, announces the launch of its three new MADI fiber optical to MADI coaxial converters & transceivers at NAB 2016 booth number SL9327.
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Audio-Technica System 10 PRO Wireless Systems Chosen for the New First Southern Baptist Church Building in Pratt, Kansas
Audio-Technica System 10 PRO Wireless Systems Chosen for the New First Southern Baptist Church Building in Pratt, Kansas
As the FCC spectrum auction approaches in April 2016, and this fast-growing church faces the loss of the 600-MHz frequency range, the Audio-Technica System 10 PRO system offers interference-free operation in the 2.4 GHz range with the features needed to keep the church’s message coming across loud and clear
The First Southern Baptist Church, a robust congregation of 800 people in Pratt, Kansas, recently had a new church building constructed by Builders for Christ, a non-profit that brings volunteers to construct church buildings for needy congregations. But what no amount of good will can accomplish is the replacement of the RF spectrum that’s being eroded as more of the UHF spectrum — the sweet spot for professional wireless audio systems — disappears as the FCC reallocates more of it for the growing cohort of mobile wireless devices. Brent Handy, Audio, Video, Lighting and Electronics Designer and Sales Consultant at Advanced Sound & Communication in Kansas City, MO, which provided much of the new church’s AV systems, says he initially tried to work with the church’s existing wireless microphone system, but found it was better suited to conference room applications and in any event wasn’t designed to be used in the quantities that the church staff needed them.
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Leslie I. Barnes Joins PESA as Marketing Communications Specialist
Leslie I. Barnes Joins PESA as Marketing Communications SpecialistPESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced it has hired Leslie I. Barnes as its marketing communications specialist, effective Jan. 25. Based out of the company’s office in Toronto, Canada, he is focused on developing traditional and online marketing efforts.
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VidOvation's Enterprise IPTV Solution Now Fully Integrated With DirecTV Content
VidOvation TV Now Bundles DirecTV Content With DRM, VOD, and DVR Capabilities for End-to-End IPTV Services in Broadcast and Media Facilities
VidOvation today announced that VidOvation TV, the company's turnkey IPTV system for enterprises, now includes full DirecTV integration. As one of only two digital rights management (DRM) systems now approved by DirecTV and other satellite content providers, VidOvation TV is now a comprehensive, end-to-end IPTV solution that bundles DirecTV content with DRM, video on demand (VOD), and digital video recording (DVR) and enables streaming to the full range of consumer devices and set-top boxes.
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Canon Announces the REALiS WUX450ST Pro AV LCOS Projector
0.56:1 Short Throw Ratio combined with 0-75 percent Vertical Lens Shift, and Canon’s Amazing Image Quality, makes the REALiS WUX450ST a Unique Projector
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduces the REALiS WUX450ST Pro AV LCOS Projector. The newest short throw projector in Canon’s non-interchangeable lens product line, the REALiS WUX450ST combines native WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200), 4500 lumens of brightness, and Canon’s LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement to project bright, highly detailed/contrasted and color accurate images – all in a compact size (only 13.9 pounds). The REALiS WUX450ST projector’s 1.35x optical zoom, short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and 0–75 percent vertical lens shift help provide outstanding installation flexibility, as does the model’s HDBaseTreceiver1which allows uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted over one single LAN cable up to a maximum distance of 328 feet (100m).
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AT NAB 2016 ZeeVee LAUNCHES FREE BROADCAST STATION IN-HOUSE NETWORK ASSESSMENT
One Lucky Booth Visitor Will Receive a $20,000 HDbridge Video Distribution System
ZeeVee, Inc. (Zv) a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, will offer free video distribution audit/reviews to visitors that stop by ZV’s booth at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, April 16 - 21, 2016 in booth SU13305.
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VidOvation Launches VidOlink Ranger2 Long-Range Wireless
Ranger2 is New Mid-Range, Cost-Effective Entry Into VidOlink Family, and Tally & Control Delivers Complete Tally and CCU Functionality to Wireless Cameras
VidOvation today announced the launch of two new products in its VidOlink family of long-range wireless transmission systems: the VidOlink Ranger2 and the VidOlink Tally & Control. The VidOlink Ranger2 is a lower-cost long-range transmission system that can transmit wireless HD video as far as two miles. The VidOlink Tally & Control is a complementary means of adding tally and camera control unit (CCU) functionality to new or existing wireless camera systems.
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Guitar Center Professional Sources New Sound System for Blues Alley, Washington, D.C.’s Legendary Jazz Club
Guitar Center Professional Sources New Sound System for Blues Alley, Washington, D.C.’s Legendary Jazz ClubBlues Alley is one of the country’s most prestigious jazz clubs. Since 1965 the legendary Washington, D.C. venue has hosted a who’s who of jazz greats including Sarah Vaughan, Sonny Rollins, Tony Bennett, McCoy Tyner and dozens more.
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WPSD Chooses AVIWEST DMNG PRO from VidOvation
Local NBC Affiliate Deploys Camera-Mounted System as Well as Smartphone App, Giving News Teams a Flexible and Reliable Alternative to Microwave Trucks
VidOvation today announced that WPSD, an NBC affiliate station based in Paducah, Kentucky, has expanded its field newsgathering capabilities with the AVIWEST DMNG PRO 180 3G/4G bonded cellular video transmission system. An ultra-compact and highly portable camera-mounted device, the DMNG PRO enables WPSD news teams to transmit live, high-quality video from the source of breaking news and other live events without having to deploy bulky and costly microwave equipment. In addition, WPSD has deployed the AVIWEST DMNG APP iOS to the news team, enabling team members to use their iOS®-based smartphones to transmit video content instantly from the phone's front or rear camera.
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PESA Showcases Multi-Channel Streaming Solutions at BVE 2016
PESA Showcases Multi-Channel Streaming Solutions at BVE 2016PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will demonstrate its PESA XSTREAM multi-channel live streaming solutions during BVE 2016 (Stand R01), which runs February 23-25 at Exhibition Centre London (ExCeL). The company will also show its Touch72 LCD and Smart32 programmable remote control panels for live production and OB vehicles.
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Richard LaBerge joins Calibre
Richard LaBerge joins CalibreRichard LaBerge joins Calibre, the British manufacturer of audio and video scaling and switching technology, as VP International Sales.
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Roland XS-84H 8-Input x 4-Output Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher
Roland XS-84H 8-Input x 4-Output Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher
Kansas City AV provider Advanced Sound & Communication installs a Roland XS-84H as the heart of a new media system that will keep this church at the cutting edge
The First Southern Baptist Church in Pratt, Kansas, had the kind of problems that most churches wish they had: they were growing fast and had reached the point where they needed additional services each weekend to accommodate the nearly 800 people in the congregation. Its physical plant could not keep up.
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WFMZ-TV News Studio Optimizes Space with Panasonic Mountable Cameras, Video Wall Solution
WFMZ-TV, a television station located in Allentown, PA, recently rolled out five mounted remote control Panasonic AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras in its new downtown Allentown Studio and four other AW-HE130s used at its main studio for newsroom standups, weather and boardwalk shots. The studio, located at the street-level entrance to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ new PPL Center arena, is part of a $1 billion redevelopment in downtown Allentown.
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VidOvation 2016 NAB Show Product Preview
VidOvation will showcase its latest innovations in video transmission and distribution systems. Highlights include:
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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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DynaScan Technology to Unveil 6 New Models at Integrated Systems
DynaScan Technology is pleased to announce it will be returning to Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in February, 2016. ISE is the largest tradeshow for the professional AV market in Europe, and will be held at the Amsterdam RAI from February 9-12 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company will be exhibiting its entire line of ultra-high brightness LCDs and professional video wall solutions. In addition, DynaScan will be unveiling 6 new models, including 2 brand new sizes, to its premium line of ultra-high brightness displays.
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ASG Adds Matt Minnihan to Design and Consulting Team
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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At ISE 2016 ZeeVee Further Expands Its European Distributor Network
At ISE 2016 ZeeVee Further Expands Its European Distributor Network2016, ZeeVee, Inc. (Zv) a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, announced today it has added Comm-tec in Germany and Tukans in the U.K. as distributors of HD/Ultra-HD/4K over IP video distribution solutions.
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New York Headquarters Welcomes Visitors With Stunning Video Wall
New York Headquarters Welcomes Visitors With Stunning Video Wall
Brookfield Installs Ultra-High Resolution Video Wall Controlled by Dataton WATCHPAX in new Corporate Headquarters
Visitors to Brookfield Office Properties' new corporate headquarters on the 15th floor of 250 Vesey Street in Lower Manhattan, New York, will be met with a massive and ultra high-resolution video wall. Composed of 36 ultra narrow bezel 55” screens, the video wall tells the story of Brookfield as a company, with stunning high resolution visuals and motion graphics driven by Dataton’s WATCHOUT multi-display system.
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Matrox Mura Fanless MPX Series Video Wall Controller Boards Named as Finalist in UK's Prestigious AV Awards
Matrox Mura Fanless MPX Series Video Wall Controller Boards Named as Finalist in UK's Prestigious AV Awards
Mura MPX Series combines input/output functionality into one fanless solution for enhanced and cost-effective video wall management
Matrox Graphics has announced that its flagship video wall controller boards have been nominated for Systems Product of the Year at the 2012 AV Awards, joining a select few high-performance solutions that form key parts of integrated installations. Named a finalist by AV Interactive, the UK’s leading audiovisual title, Matrox Mura™ MPX Series is the first PCI Express® x16 Gen2 board class to combine high-definition-resolution inputs and outputs into one solution. Additionally, Mura boards feature a fanless design with no moving parts for enhanced reliability. Their multi-functional design meanwhile facilitates video switching, scaling, and signal conversion, eliminating the need for multiple solutions in countless audiovisual settings.
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