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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announces Presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announces Presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards
The 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 18th
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announces presenters for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 18th at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Three-time Academy Award-winning Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor Paul Ottosson will present the 2018 MPSE Filmmaker Award to director Kathryn Bigelow. The 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award will be presented to Sound Designer and Field Recordist John P. Fasal by two-time Academy Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor Alan Robert Murray.
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Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
Derby County Football Club (DCFC) Implements a Blackmagic Design Broadcast Solution
The entire install relies on a single mode 24 core optical fiber network, with a Smart Videohub 40x40 for signal management throughout Pride Park Stadium.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that Derby County Football Club (DCFC) has invested in a multi camera live production workflow featuring the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Micro Studio Camera 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K. Led by head of broadcast, Matt Reeder, and Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Fisher, DCFC has taken the unprecedented decision and become one of the first Championship clubs to broadcast its own extensive coverage of its English Football League (EFL) fixtures as well as a wide range of pre and post match content via the club’s streaming platform, RamsTV.
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Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Capture Season Two of NBC's BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Capture Season Two of NBC's BETTER LATE THAN NEVERBlackmagic Design today announced that Director of Photography David Ortkiese used Micro Cinema Cameras and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders to capture and monitor in-vehicle and exterior camera shots for season two of NBC's hit series “Better Late Than Never.” The show follows five globe-trotting stars - Henry Winkler, William Shatner, George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and comedian Jeff Dye - as they set off on a wildly entertaining journey to Munich, Berlin, Lithuania, Sweden, Barcelona, Madrid and Morocco.
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Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema Camera
Panasonic Expands Lens Compatibility for AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema CameraPanasonic has announced the immediately availability of a free firmware 1.12 upgrade for the new AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera that expands lens compatibility for a number of popular Sigma ART lenses. The firmware 1.12 is available for download at
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SMPTE's 'Magic and Miracles' Book Now Shipping
SMPTE's 'Magic and Miracles' Book Now Shipping
Deluxe 350-Page Hardcover Book Uses Images, Essays, and Interviews to Document a Century of Moving Imaging Science and Technology
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that "Magic and Miracles: 100 Years of Moving Imaging Science and Technology," a full-color, hardcover book documenting a century of innovation fueled by SMPTE's standards work, is now shipping. The book will remain available at its pre-order price — $59.94 for SMPTE Members and $75 for non-members — through March 15.
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TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays
NAB Booth SL1205 highlights include 55” OLED model and expanded high-end LCD monitor range
TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, is returning to NAB 2018 with an expanded range of UHD/4K monitors, a 55” precision OLED monitor, and additional display sizes to extend the Company’s popular hi-end LCD series. The line-up reflects the company’s pioneering spirit and commitment to address the constantly changing needs of broadcast, production, post-production, and multi-viewer applications. All TVLogic monitors will be on display in Booth SL 1205.
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AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
AJA FS-HDR Hits the Road for Mobile TV Group 4K/UHD HDR Broadcasts
The Mobile TV Group mobile unit houses 14 AJA FS-HDRs for real time HDR conversion and 4K/UltraHD/HD frame synchronization as well as 12 AJA FS1-Xs and 12 AJA UDCs for HD up, down, cross-conversion and frame-synching.
Piecing together the right combination of equipment for a mobile production truck is challenging, but establishing a workflow for a 4K/UltraHD HDR truck is a whole new ball game, one that Mobile TV Group’s (MTVG) Peter Wehner excels at. As Director of Engineering, Wehner is one of the architects behind MTVG’s 30 mobile production units, which service more than 4,000 sporting and entertainment productions a year for CBS, CNBC, Fox and DIRECTV, among others.
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12G-SDI System from Blackmagic Design Used for 4K60p Live Coverage at Slackline World Cup
12G-SDI System from Blackmagic Design Used for 4K60p Live Coverage at Slackline World CupBlackmagic Design announced today that Tokyo based production company UVN built a 12G-SDI workflow for the 4K60p live broadcast and HD stream of the Slackline World Cup Japan 2017. The workflow was built with HyperDeck Studio 12G, Teranex Mini 12G-SDI converters and a number of other Blackmagic Design broadcast products, including the ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and Blackmagic Web Presenter.
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Cornell University Raises its Game Streaming Live Sports with Telestream Wirecast
Cornell University Raises its Game Streaming Live Sports with Telestream Wirecast
Wirecast systems help deliver HD-quality live streams of Big Red home games to the Ivy League Digital Network, ESPN3, and Facebook Live
The streaming media revolution has thrust the nation’s top college athletics departments into the role of full-fledged college sports broadcast networks. Using Telestream Wirecast live streaming production software, the athletics department at Cornell University is able to meet the challenge, delivering HD-quality live streams of Big Red home games to ESPN3, Facebook Live and the Ivy League Digital Network, a 9-channel Internet sportscasting service that broadcasts Ivy League games.
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Dalet Headlines IMF and Orchestrated Workflows at BVE 2018
Dalet Headlines IMF and Orchestrated Workflows at BVE 2018
Experts and leaders in global file format discuss best practices and technology for production and delivery across enterprise content supply chain
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will showcase its enterprise media asset management and orchestration solutions at the upcoming BVE 2018 event on stand H19. Experts will be available to discuss critical IMF and orchestration workflows trends within the content supply chain and specifically how Dalet solutions can manage and scale IMF package production and distribution, allowing facilities to lower costs and industrialize processes.
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Oscar®-Nominated Cinematographer Jerry Henry Relies on Hawk-Woods’ Sticky Battery to Power Gear
Oscar®-Nominated Cinematographer Jerry Henry Relies on Hawk-Woods’ Sticky Battery to Power GearNewly available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film, the Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery packs a big punch in a small package. Fitting comfortably in the palm of a hand, the battery comes in two versions, 38Wh and 75Wh, and is capable of powering cameras, lights, rigs and other gear for hours.
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MORNING READY Continues SAM Success In Morning News Promotion
MORNING READY Continues SAM Success In Morning News Promotion
Package includes Full Song/60s/30s/20s/15s/10s and IDs.
Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding®, has announced the launch of “Morning Ready.” Previous morning image campaigns from Stephen Arnold Music, which include “All About Early,” “Waking Up My Day” and “Everywhere I Go,” have enjoyed success in more than 100 markets. “Morning Ready,” the latest in this popular series, provides local stations with a cost-effective marketing toolkit to maximize their morning promotions.
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Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806
Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806At the 2018 NAB Show, Masstech will feature its FlashNet media object storage application and MassStore media services framework, two industry-leading solutions that enable flexible, efficient media and storage management on-premise, in the cloud, and in hybrid configurations. The company's solutions offer unparalleled support for cloud vendors including Amazon, Wasabi, Cloudian, and MS Azure and for all industry-leading MAM, PAM, NRCS, automation, video server, and library solutions. Masstech also will focus on the flexibility of FlashNet and MassStore in delivering disaster recovery (DR) solutions optimized for any price point and DR strategy — from simple content replication to full archive duplication.
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ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
Developer of award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS media storage and server appliances will also host Breakfast Round Table discussion on Cloud Storage in M&E
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be demonstrating new features of its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server platform at the HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone in Palm Springs, CA. The Innovation Zone is an invitation only space for exhibitors to share their latest technologies for digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, and video with attendees. The event will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA from 19th – 23rd February 2018.
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Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples adds FOR-A’s HVS-390 Video Switcher
Florida Presbyterian house of worship Covenant Church of Naples | PCA was in the market last year for a new video switcher to use during its weekend services. With cost efficiency, reliability, and a 2 M/E unit top of mind, the church found everything it was looking for in FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher, and the house of worship recently purchased the unit.
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Storm Broadcast appointed as sole distributor for Signum products for UK and Ireland
Storm Broadcast appointed as sole distributor for Signum products for UK and Ireland
See Signum on the Storm Broadcast stand N24 at BVE Expo 2018 - 27 February - 1 March, EXCEL London
Munich based company Signum has appointed Storm Broadcast as sole distributor for its products in the UK and Ireland. Signum Bildtechnik is a German company specialised in image processing equipment for TV studios and broadcasters, playlist management and playout solutions, with sales in Europe, North America, Latin America and India and a strong relationship for over 15 years with Germany's largest broadcasters ARD and ZDF.
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SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
Impressive Depth and Breadth of BVE Sessions Reflect Significant Organizational Support From the Society and Its Members in the UK
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that numerous SMPTE members will be presenting at BVE 2018, which runs Feb. 27 to March 1 in London. More than 40 SMPTE Sustaining Members will also be exhibiting with stands at the event.
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Pixel Power StreamMaster implements NewTek NDI® thanks to future-proof software defined architecture
Pixel Power StreamMaster implements NewTek NDI® thanks to future-proof software defined architecture
Growing support for NewTek NDI makes it an ideal additional streaming format for StreamMaster based playout and low latency proxy monitoring
Pixel Power, the global automation, branding and graphics innovator, has added the NewTek’s NDI® technology to its StreamMaster integrated playout platform. NDI is a royalty-free standard that can be readily implemented across an IP infrastructure and is supported by a broad mix of vendors, ensuring broadcasters and media companies can build a complete infrastructure around it.
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Wycliffe Bible Translations upgrades video systems with AV encoders and decoders from Visionary Solutions
Wycliffe Bible Translations upgrades video systems with AV encoders and decoders from Visionary SolutionsSince 1942 Wycliffe Bible Translators has worked with people around the world to translate the Bible into as many languages as possible. The organization has helped provide access to Scripture for more than 3,000 languages since it was founded 75 years ago, and has set a goal of starting Bible translation in the remaining 1,600 living languages by 2025.
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Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian station
Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian stationELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its long-time customer Broadcast Network Connections (BNC) is deploying an ELEMENTS NAS 60bay plus JBOD expansion in PyeongChang to establish a steady connection for transmissions between onsite editing and producers in Vienna, Austria. BNC, a Berlin-based production company, has been contracted by Austria’s public (service) broadcaster ORF for ingest and content management during the global sports event to ensure up-to-the-minute coverage.
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Sim Camera Responds to Increased Demand With New Hires and Promotions
Sim Camera Responds to Increased Demand With New Hires and Promotions
Jaymie Bickford promoted to Vice President Camera U.S., and Bill Russell hired as Vice President of Camera Sales U.S.
John DeBoer, President of Sim Camera, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jaymie Bickfordto VP Camera, U.S., and the hiring of Bill Russell to VP Sales, Camera U.S. Sim Camera is a division of Sim, North American leaders providing end-to-end solutions for TV and feature film production and post production in LA, Vancouver, Toronto, New York and Atlanta.
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Pebble Beach Systems Announces NAB 2018 Product Lineup
Pebble Beach Systems Announces NAB 2018 Product Lineup
Latest versions of award-winning virtualized IP channel solution, automation, CiaB, web-based remote management and content management workflow engine on display
At NAB 2018, on booth SL4528, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, will be showcasing its latest range of solutions, including: the deployment of multiple virtualized channels in the cloud with Orca; Lighthouse, a web-based remote management and monitoring tool for the Marina automation system; and Beluga, a content management system focused on the tasks of preparing content for playout and distribution.
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PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las Vegas
PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las VegasPlayBox Technology will exhibit the latest advances to its Neo and CloudAir broadcast channel branding and playout solutions at the US National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Monday April 9 to Thursday April 12, 2018. The CloudAir demonstration will be held in conjunction with AWS Marketplace.
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Storm Broadcast to preview OnMedia at BVE Expo
Storm Broadcast to preview OnMedia at BVE Expo
See Storm Broadcast on stand N24 at BVE Expo 2018 - 27 February - 1 March, EXCEL London
Storm Broadcast presents a unique opportunity to preview OnMedia at BVE, ahead of its release at NAB. OnMedia is a unique end-to-end solution for social management and broadcast graphics, all in one package. OnMedia is the development resulting from Brainstorm and never.no’s partnership as leaders of Project VisualMedia in the Europe 2020 Horizon framework programme funded by the European Commission. OnMedia will be officially released at NAB 2018 in April in Las Vegas.
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Patching Solutions Leader Bittree Bringing 40th Anniversary Celebrations to 2018 NAB Show
Patching Solutions Leader Bittree Bringing 40th Anniversary Celebrations to 2018 NAB Show
Trusted innovator will feature new and recent video, audio and data patchbay developments in booth SU3417
Hot on the heels of the company's successful first NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) exhibit, Bittree will bring its 40th anniversary festivities to the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 9 to 12. Showcasing its high-quality video, audio and data patching solutions in booth SU3417, the company will celebrate its four decades of leadership in the broadcast, professional audio/video and musical instrument markets with demonstrations of new and recent product innovations.
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Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
Octopus 8.1 Newsroom Computer System Now Deliverable
See Octopus on Booth SL7627 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Octopus Newsroom will debut version 8.1 of its industry-leading newsroom computer system to the American broadcast market at the April 9-12 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Exhibiting on booth SL7627 – South Hall, Lower – the company will be represented by Gene Sudduth (National Sales Director for North America), Gianluca Bertuzzi (Sales Manager for Latin America) and management teams from Europe and Asia.
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Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018
Camera Corps Qx Robotic Camera to Take Centre Stage at BVE 2018Highlight of the Camera Corps exhibit on the Vitec Group stand (G14) at BVE 2018 will be the latest upgrade to the Q-Ball miniature robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus camera. Previewed at NAB New York in October and now being introduced for rental or purchase, the Qx incorporates all the strengths of its predecessors plus a more advanced camera module.
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SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
SAG-AFTRA Releases Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment and Launches Four Pillars of Change Program
Code is Part of Sweeping Four Pillars of Change Approach to Achieving a Harassment Free Workplace and Advancing Equity
SAG-AFTRA today released a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment as part of a broader program to protect its members and to confront harassment and advance equity in the workplace.
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New York City Media's HALF LIFE and MATURITY Pilots Edited and Graded in DaVinci Resolve
New York City Media's HALF LIFE and MATURITY Pilots Edited and Graded in DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that “Half-Life” and “Maturity,” two new television pilots to air in January on New York City (NYC) Media, were edited and graded using DaVinci Resolve 14. The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema chose the two shows for development over 300 other scripts to be broadcast to the more than 18 million households that receive NYC Media.
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Panasonic Launches Educational Video Series Supporting New AU-EVA1 5.7K Compact Cinema Camera
Panasonic Launches Educational Video Series Supporting New AU-EVA1 5.7K Compact Cinema CameraPanasonic has launched a series of educational videos about the feature set of the popular new AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera. “These videos identify and highlight key camera features and functions—most unique to the EVA1--that clients should find useful,” said Mitch Gross, Cinema Product Manager, Panasonic Media and Entertainment Company.
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Bluefish444 to Demonstrate Video Over IP Software API for SMPTE 2022
Bluefish444 to Demonstrate Video Over IP Software API for SMPTE 2022
Bluefish444 “IPConnect” API supporting industry standard 10Gb Network Interface Cards
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, for the professional video industry, will be demonstrating their API supporting industry standard 10Gb NICs for SMPTE 2022 software de-encapsulation of SDI video on stand SL9021 at NAB Show 2018.
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Celebro Media launches first full 4K/UHD studio facility in North America
Celebro Media launches first full 4K/UHD studio facility in North America
Pioneering IP studio concept forms basis for new studio in Washington DC
Celebro Media today announces the launch of its new Washington DC live broadcast studio with stunning views of the White House. The multi million-dollar build will be the first US studio to be fully 4K/UHD functioning with pioneering IP technology and multi-camera capabilities.
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NBC Olympics Selects NEP Group Mobile Broadcasting, Engineering Consultation And Technical Support For Its Production Of 2018 Olympic Winter Games In Pyeongchang
NBC Olympics Selects NEP Group Mobile Broadcasting, Engineering Consultation And Technical Support For Its Production Of 2018 Olympic Winter Games In Pyeongchang
NEP Group Broadcast Units to Enable NBC Olympics to Deliver Coverage from Three Key Venues During Its Coverage of 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected NEP Group to provide mobile broadcasting, engineering consultation and technical support for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - February 25. The announcement was made today by Christopher Adams, VP of Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Glen Levine, President, NEP U.S.
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The Colonie Expands Editorial, Motion Design, VFX Capabilities With Signing of Multiple Talent
The Colonie Expands Editorial, Motion Design, VFX Capabilities With Signing of Multiple Talent
The Editorial, VFX, Motion Design House Responds To Uptick in Broadcast and Social Media Work with the Hirings and Promotions, Kicking off the New Year with An Expanded Range of Offerings
The Colonie began the new year with multiple hires and a senior level promotion, growing its motion design and editorial departments, and broadening the scope of its client services with the addition of an associate producer. The company's expansion has been ongoing, but the impetus for this cluster of new signings was last year's spike in broadcast and digital media projects.
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BHV Broadcast Revolutionizes Power and Data Connectivity with Launch of Video Ghost dx at NAB 2018
BHV Broadcast Revolutionizes Power and Data Connectivity with Launch of Video Ghost dx at NAB 2018
Next Generation Power and Data Transmission System Goes Further Over Coax, Accommodates More Applications with Bi-directional Data Link, and now Features 4K Support
BHV Broadcast, manufacturer of Video Ghost, a multi-award-winning product and part of the Media Ghost platform, is launching a significantly enhanced next-generation version of the revolutionary power solution this spring. At NAB 2018, Video Ghostdx will make its US debut with a game-changing feature set that dramatically expands its capabilities, and extends its appeal from cameras and monitors to include PTZ heads, or any unit or application requiring a reliable power source and data link. Attendees can see Video Ghostdx on CueScript’s Booth #C2622.
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ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
Automated media monitoring and analytics make ELEMENTS MAM system even smarter and more powerful
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is releasing a ground-breaking new option to its Media Library at NAB 2018. Beyond managing, sharing, and annotating media assets, the highly-efficient MAM is now capable of analyzing, dissecting, and indexing video and audio assets through automated monitoring utilizing cognitive Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines. ELEMENTS, a first-time exhibitor at NAB, will demonstrate the AI functionality on Booth #SL14508 throughout the show.
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FOR-A Technologies Solutions Deployed for 4K Production of PyeongChang Winter Games
FOR-A Technologies Solutions Deployed for 4K Production of PyeongChang Winter GamesWorldwide video and audio production industry leader FOR-A® announces that several of its 4K supported solutions are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games, including video and routing switcher, multi viewer and video conversion technologies. Broadcasters in a number of countries, including the United States, Japan, and Korea, are using FOR-A solutions for coverage of the PyeongChang Winter Games, which take place February 9-25.
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flowtech From Sachtler and Vinten Named Tripod of the Year By Philip Bloom
flowtech From Sachtler and Vinten Named Tripod of the Year By Philip Bloom
Highly Popular Tripod Now Features New Dolly and Carry Handle Accessories
Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for over 100 years, today announced that their all-new flowtech™ camera tripod technology has been named "Best Tripod of 2017" by world-renowned filmmaker Philip Bloom.
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Qligent Match Programmatic Error Detection Solution to Make North American Debut at 2018 NAB Show
With real-time detection of programmatic and playout issues across multiple platforms, Match provides a cloud-based “As-Run audit trail for the IP era"
At a time when branded content is increasingly delivered across traditional, mobile and IP distribution platforms, Qligent—a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis—will bring its new Match solution for programmatic error detection to North America at the upcoming 2018 NAB Show. The latest software addition to the company’s flagship QligentTM Vision cloud-based delivery analytics platform, Match will be demonstrated in booth N5914 at the event, which takes place April 9-12 at the Las Vas Convention Center.
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Fortium to Present Tools and Strategies for Avoiding Cybercrime at HPA Tech Retreat
Fortium to Present Tools and Strategies for Avoiding Cybercrime at HPA Tech RetreatFortium, a leading provider of digital solutions for film, television and broadcast, will present its latest tools and strategies for protecting sensitive media content at the Hollywood Professional Association’s 2018 HPA Tech Retreat, February 19-23, in Palm Desert, California.
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Maryland’s Hood College Builds New Broadcast Studio with ATEM Television Studio Pro HD
Maryland’s Hood College Builds New Broadcast Studio with ATEM Television Studio Pro HDBlackmagic Design today announced that Maryland’s Hood College has built its new Communication Arts Video Production Studio and Control Room using Blackmagic Design’s line of live production products, including an ATEM Television Studio Pro HD for live switching and camera control, and a Blackmagic Web Presenter for streaming content to YouTube.
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RUSHWORKS NAB 2018 Line-up Includes Uniquely Simple Solutions for Production, Playback, Streaming
RUSHWORKS NAB 2018 Line-up Includes Uniquely Simple Solutions for Production, Playback, Streaming
Hardware and software provider to bring powerful and affordable solutions for applications ranging from TV and radio broadcast to Internet stations, government facilities and houses of worship
RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, will demonstrate a line-up of “K.I.S.S.” solutions at NAB 2018. Each product focuses on the company’s mission to “Keep It Super Simple”, combining powerful but simple to use feature sets and functionality that insure high-quality production for TV, radio and Internet – on a budget that virtually anyone can afford. Demonstrations of RUSHWORKS’ products will be active in Booth SL 11216.
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Piksel Demonstrates Commitment to Content Security with Digital Production Partnership Accreditation
Piksel Demonstrates Commitment to Content Security with Digital Production Partnership AccreditationPiksel today announced that it has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership’s Committed to Security mark for both Broadcast and Production environments. The certification is based on adherence to a checklist of security technologies, testing and best practices, and is designed to prevent content from falling into the hands of illegal distributors.
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Shotoku USA to Bring Enhanced ECI Automation Interface to NAB 2018
Shotoku USA to Bring Enhanced ECI Automation Interface to NAB 2018
Expanded Interface joins company’s Smart robotic solutions
Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, has revealed plans to bring a significantly enhanced version of its External Control Automation Interface (ECI) to NAB 2018 in Booth C9015. The upgraded interface incorporates powerful new features that add a layer of intuitiveness and functionality for Shotoku’s flagship TR-XT robotic camera control system. The Company’s exhibition plans also coincide with the one-year anniversary of Shotoku USA, a company founded to support Shotoku’s significant and growing customer-base in North America.
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Live Streaming Regional Emmy® Award Gala from Multiple Locales Increases Viewership and Participation
Live Streaming Regional Emmy® Award Gala from Multiple Locales Increases Viewership and Participation
Denver Media Center Deploys TVU One Mobile Transmitters with HEVC and TVU Receivers for Heartland Emmy Awards from Denver and Oklahoma City
For its online coverage of the regional Heartland Emmy Award gala, producers literally had to be in two places at once. Each year, the Heartland Emmy awards, honoring excellent media content, are held simultaneously in Denver and Oklahoma City. To make the show as dynamic as possible, video production company, Denver Media Center (DMC), wanted the live video event to reflect the dual-location nature of the awards gala with real-time live feeds from each location.
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The Vitec Group's BVE 2018 Show Preview for Stand G14 Feb. 27-March 1, London
The Vitec Group's BVE 2018 Show Preview for Stand G14 Feb. 27-March 1, LondonIn the spotlight on the Vitec Group's stand at BVE 2018 will be the latest innovations from the company's extensive range of premium branded products for broadcast, cine, and photographic professionals. Highlights include Litepanels' versatile Gemini 2x1 soft panel and next-generation Astra and Sola LED light panels; the award-winning Vinten Vantage robotic camera head and μVRC (microVRC) controller; and the market-defining flowtech™ 75 tripod — the latest joint venture between leading brands Sachtler and Vinten, global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years.
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Media Links lets Broadcasters Reach Further and Deliver More
Media Links lets Broadcasters Reach Further and Deliver More
At NAB 2018, Media Links will showcase its latest generation of core and edge media over IP technologies.
At NAB 2018, booth SU5021, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, will reveal its latest agile IP infrastructure solutions for flexible, reconfigurable and scalable IP workflows. Alongside its reputation for dependability, Media Links’ solutions provide broadcasters and media carriers with the technology, features and services for a frictionless IP transition.
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Yves Bergquist Set to Keynote TR-X at HPA Tech Retreat
Yves Bergquist Set to Keynote TR-X at HPA Tech Retreat
ETC unveils “AI, A Primer for Entertainment”, unique program of engaging panels
In its engaging sophomore outing, HPA’s Tech Retreat eXtra (TR-X) will launch the HPA Tech Retreat 2018 during a half-day, expert led pre-conference event entitled Everything You Thought You Knew About Artificial Intelligence in M&E and What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know. TR-X will take place on Monday, the 19th of February in Palm Desert, CA at the JW Marriott Resort & Spa in advance of the HPA Tech Retreat 2018. Registration for TR-X is required, and can be added to HPA Tech Retreat registration, or as standalone attendance.
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Cinegy brings its latest, most sophisticated production modules to Trams at BVE 2018 
Cinegy brings its latest, most sophisticated production modules to Trams at BVE 2018 Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that its Cinegy Air PRO Bundle, Cinegy Multiviewer, and Cinegy Capture PRO will be among products and services featuring on the Trams stand (F14) at BVE 2018 at ExCel London from 27 February – 1 March.
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Boxer boosts encoding excellence with IPtec partnership
Boxer boosts encoding excellence with IPtec partnershipBoxer, a leading a UK solution provider for the video, film and TV markets, has announced a partnership with IPtec, a manufacturer of powerful encoding solutions for news gathering, studio-to-studio links, and studio-to-broadcast head-end links.
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Hungary's Largest Octopus System Accelerates Echo TV's Drive for News
Hungary's Largest Octopus System Accelerates Echo TV's Drive for News
See Octopus on Booth SL7627 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
Hungarian television channel Echo TV is ramping up its news coverage with new people, new programmes and new facilities. Following a major technical upgrade, the channel recently went live from newly built ultra-modern production studios in Budapest. Spearheading its drive for greater creativity and efficiency, Echo TV chose a full-blown Octopus 8 newsroom computer system using almost all of the currently available modules. 80 concurrent user licenses have been purchased, making this the biggest Octopus installation in Hungary to date.
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Stun, An Award-Winning Entertainment Industry Content Studio, Ad Agency, and Production Company, Announces Significant Expansion
Stun, An Award-Winning Entertainment Industry Content Studio, Ad Agency, and Production Company, Announces Significant ExpansionLA-based Stun, an award winning entertainment industry content studio, ad agency, and commercial production company, has announced a significant expansion to a new, larger, headquarters. The agency has also acquired its first soundstage, bolstered its Social Media Content Team, and invested in a new brand strategy firm. The announcements, coinciding with the company’s 18th anniversary, were made today by Mark Feldstein and Brad Roth, Stun Principals & Co-Founders.
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Five for Co. Uses Blackmagic Design for MR and VR Creation of new CIRCLE OF SAVIORS Game
Five for Co. Uses Blackmagic Design for MR and VR Creation of new CIRCLE OF SAVIORS GameBlackmagic Design announced today that Five for Co. Ltd. has built a system for their new original interactive VR game, “Circle of Saviors,” using Blackmagic products, including ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K and ATEM Television Studio HD. The game includes one of the first introductions of Mixed Reality (MR) technology, which allows for live, free moving VR game play by the main player, and a second player using MR.
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Ikegami to debut new UHK-435 Camera, Exhibit SHK-810 8K Camera, New Monitor Line at 2018 NAB Show
Ikegami to debut new UHK-435 Camera, Exhibit SHK-810 8K Camera, New Monitor Line at 2018 NAB Show
Full-Size Studio Version of Ikegami UHK-430 True 4K Camera to Be Introduced at NAB, Booth #C7218
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will introduce new technology and exhibit its latest systems at the 2018 NAB Show. This year’s NAB exhibition halls will be open April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Xilinx to Showcase 8K and AV over IP Solutions at ISE 2018
Xilinx to Showcase 8K and AV over IP Solutions at ISE 2018Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leading provider of All Programmable products, will showcase the latest 8K and AV over IP solutions for any media over any network.
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DM Digital Upgrades to PlayBox Technology Neo
DM Digital Upgrades to PlayBox Technology Neo
See PlayBox Technology Limited on Booth N4520 at NAB 2018, Las Vegas, April 9-12
DM Digital, a UK-based television channel with a popular following in Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania, is the latest in a long line of broadcasters upgrading their playout infrastructure to latest-generation Neo solutions from PlayBox Technology.
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Tokai University Builds 4K Studio with URSA Mini 4K and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Tokai University Builds 4K Studio with URSA Mini 4K and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4KBlackmagic Design announced today that Tokai University built a new 4K60p studio using Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini 4K, ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. The products have been installed as part of the University’s Department of Information Media Technology, and will give students access to being able to create world class 4K programming.
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RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Match v2 for After Effects and Premiere Pro
RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Match v2 for After Effects and Premiere Pro
New release includes automatic color matching for multiple shot and multicam shoots
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award® winning software, announces the release of RE:Match® v2 for Adobe® After Effects® and Adobe® Premiere Pro®, taking intuitive color matching to a whole new level by addressing common color problems when using multiple shots and/or multiple cameras.
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Adorama Business Solutions Launches Adorama Access to Offer Best-in-Class Support
Adorama Business Solutions Launches Adorama Access to Offer Best-in-Class Support
Adorama Access strengthens Adorama's professional offerings with three-tier post-sales technical support plans for organizations looking to equip their businesses with the best audio and video technology on the market; meet the Technical Services team at NAB 2018
Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, is further expanding its Adorama Business Solutions B2B sales division with the launch of Adorama Access, a new subscription-based post-sales support program designed to deliver enterprise customers ongoing technical support after the initial point of purchase, from one year through the entire lifetime of a single order or entire account. Customers simply select the annual plan that's best for them, from the Essentials to Plus to Partner, depending on their organization's unique needs.
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Anevia Partners with Keepixo to provide UHD ultra-low-latency end-to-end OTT solution
Anevia Partners with Keepixo to provide UHD ultra-low-latency end-to-end OTT solutionAnevia, a leading provider in OTT and IPTV software solutions, has announced a strategic business partnership with Keepixo, a French-based leading provider of software head-end products, to provide operators and broadcasters with a ‘one-stop shop’ ultra-low-latency delivery solution for UHD content in over-the-top (OTT) environments.
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New Heavy Duty Fiber Optic Broadcast Cables from Camplex
New Heavy Duty Fiber Optic Broadcast Cables from Camplex
Heavy Duty Camplex Fiber Optic Camera Cables Designed for Harsh Environments
Camplex, a leading US manufacturer of fiber optic cable solutions and accessories, is introducing two heavy-duty fiber optic cables to the broadcast industry; a SMPTE tactical hybrid camera cable that is crush and impact resistant and a 24-fiber opticalCON MTP cable that shortens installation time. Both cables are designed for use in harsh environments and high traffic areas.
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Pro Sound Effects Releases Stallion Library
Pro Sound Effects Releases Stallion Library
Expressive horse recordings from film sound innovators Ann Kroeber & Alan Splet
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has released Stallion - the third exclusive library from their partnership with renowned recordist and film sound pioneer, Ann Kroeber. Stallion features an incredible variety of charismatic horse sound effects from thunderous gallops to subtle breaths and expressive vocalizations.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
The world’s most affordable and flexible professional HD and Ultra HD broadcast camera for live production and studio programs, at the same price as a DSLR camera!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA Broadcast, a new high end, professional broadcast camera designed for both studio programming and live production. URSA Broadcast works with existing B4 broadcast HD lenses, can be used for both HD and Ultra HD production, features a 4K sensor, extended video dynamic range, traditional external controls and buttons, built in optical ND filters, dual CFast and dual SD card recorders, and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast is available now for only US$3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Now customers can extend and power cameras from up to 2 km away, all over a single SMPTE fiber optic cable.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter which convert standard television industry connections for video, audio, power, talkback, tally and more into a single SMPTE hybrid electrical and fiber optic cable. This allows cameras to be placed up to 2 km away from a studio or outside broadcast truck using a single cable. The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995 and the Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995. Both fiber converters are available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
The world’s most advanced HD and Ultra HD live production switcher with 4 M/E and 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers for creating incredible Ultra HD programs!
Blackmagic Design today announced the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, the world’s most advanced high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60 switcher with 20 inputs, 4 M/Es and a massive 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers. In addition, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K features 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engines with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each input and much more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel
Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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tvONE Introduces HDMI 4-port output module for CORIOmaster at ISE 2018
tvONE Introduces HDMI 4-port output module for CORIOmaster at ISE 2018
ISE Show Preview Amsterdam. February 6-9 2018. Stand 1-M130
tvONE™ (www.tvone.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge video and multimedia processing equipment, will introduce a HDMI 4-port output module for CORIOmaster, providing the 4RU C3-540 CORIOmaster video wall processor with up to 56 outputs, at ISE 2018 (Stand 1-M130).
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Sennheiser Delivers Winning Wireless At 2018 Grammy Awards
Sennheiser Delivers Winning Wireless At 2018 Grammy AwardsBroadcast live on January 28, the 60th Annual Grammy® Awards delivered all the excitement and drama audiences have come to expect from the music industry’s marquee event. Audio specialist Sennheiser played a pivotal role in the success of the evening with 20 channels of its digital wireless technology and four channels of its analog wireless technology in use by several of the biggest artists in the industry. Among the night’s Sennheiser users was Album of the Year and Record of the Year winner Bruno Mars. All of the Sennheiser-utilizing artists’ unfettered performances stirred a packed house at New York City’s Madison Square Garden as well as the millions watching live on television across the country and around the world.
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Tedial’s Julián Fernández-Campón to Present at HPA 2018 Tech Retreat
Tedial’s Julián Fernández-Campón to Present at  HPA 2018 Tech Retreat
Company’s Director, Architectural Solutions to Share Benefits and Considerations of Adopting IMF in MAM Systems
Julián Fernández-Campón, Director, Architectural Solutions at Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, will share the benefits and considerations of adopting IMF in Media Asset Management Systems with attendees of the HPA 2018 Tech Retreat. Fernández-Campón’s presentation, titled “How Adopting IMF in MAM Systems Results in Greater Efficiency and Lower Costs” will take place on Wednesday, February 21 at 11:35 am and serve as a resource to those interested in understanding the benefits of utilizing IMF in MAM systems, and the considerations that need to be addressed to reduce storage and achieve a simplified, efficient and cost-effective end-to-end workflow.
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Suitcase TV Flyaway++ Production System to debut at BVE 2018
Suitcase TV Flyaway++ Production System to debut at BVE 2018Suitcase TV Ltd, a leading broadcast IP-based technology developer, today announced that Iphrame Flyaway++, a software-based framework for handling IP, ASI, and SDI signals in a physical PC or virtual (cloud) environment will make its European debut on Stand F26 at BVE 2018, 27 February - 1 March at London’s ExCel exhibition centre.
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ZEPLAY Re-Emerges at 2018 NAB Show with New Ownership
Former CEO, Vice President of Engineering of Tightrope Media Systems will invest in the future of the legacy industry brand to address present and future instant replay needs
ZEPLAY has long been associated with reliability, stability and ease of use in instant replay for sports and live events in the broadcast and commercial AV markets. This is why longtime ZEPLAY instant replay server customers have been responding with excitement about the news that the two former Tightrope Media Systems executives responsible for much of the product’s success have taken ownership of ZEPLAY – and have big plans for its future.
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Royal Caribbean International Upgrades Ship Productions with Broadcast Pix
Royal Caribbean International Upgrades Ship Productions with Broadcast PixBroadcast Pix™ today announced Royal Caribbean International upgraded two of its cruise ships last year with Mica™ integrated production switchers. The new systems are used during cruises to produce multi-camera coverage of various events, which are broadcast live across the ship and replayed throughout the voyage.
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WUCF Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorders for Production of National Documentary Project
WUCF Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorders for Production of National Documentary ProjectWUCF Central Florida PBS has purchased Panasonic VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorders to support production of its extensive local programming as well as the filming of a high-profile documentary, The Groveland Four. A national project, The Groveland Four explores an historic episode in Central Florida's mid-20th century race relations.
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Densitron announces US broadcasting debut at NAB 2018
Densitron Makes US Broadcast Debut with New Advanced Displays, Monitors and Industry Solutions
Introducing its innovative optical products and solutions to the US broadcast market for the first time, Densitron (stand C9032), a creator of display technology and a global leader in monitor and embedded computing solutions, will be demonstrating its new strategic commitment to the industry. Its stand will highlight a rich selection of displays with exceptionally high resolution, contrast and brightness, featuring some of the most advanced display and touchscreen technology available. It will also introduce a series of ‘firsts’ for NAB including a new single board computer and an unparalleled, broadcast-focused family of display products to be launched at the show (details to be released later).
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tvONE Announces Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Format, Modular AV Matrix Routers with 4K Capability at ISE 2018
tvONE Announces Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Format, Modular AV Matrix Routers with 4K Capability at ISE 2018
ISE Show Preview Amsterdam. February 6-9 2018. Stand 1M-130
tvONE™ (www.tvone.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of cutting edge professional video and multimedia processing equipment, will introduce at ISE 2018 (Stand 1-M130) a range of new features and modules for the C3-340 CORIO®matrix (4RU) and C3310 CORIO®matrix mini (1RU). This latest CORIOmatrix release is designed for installs needing to easily integrate mixed AV sources such as SDI, IP streams (coming soon), 4K HDMI and legacy formats in a single device at very low latency. Additionally, the new MX-6588 4K60 HDR 8x8 HDMI Matrix will be revealed; a 1RU matrix router that supports 4K60 4:4:4 and HDR along with 7.1 digital audio.
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Ventuz Focuses on 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Ventuz Focuses on 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Ventuz Technology Gives Insight into the Possibilities of 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Software developer Ventuz Technology will focus their presence at ISE 2018 on 3D real-time content creation. Showing a variety of installations, the goal will be to demonstrate best content practices for interactive, mixed reality and multi-user setups.
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TNDV Acquires Sony HDC-4300 Cameras
TNDV Acquires Sony HDC-4300 Cameras
Multiple Sony HDC-4300 native 4K cameras—ideal for sports and entertainment events—are now available on TNDV’s 4K mobile unit, Exclamation
Mobile production specialist TNDV: Television has set itself apart from many of its competitors through its “a la carte” approach to each project based on customer requests and technical requirements. Following recent purchases of high-end switching and audio production gear, TNDV has acquired a full complement of Sony HDC-4300 cameras that are immediately available on Exclamation, its flagship 53-foot, double-expando 3G/4K mobile truck.
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New Wave Entertainment Delivers Murder on the Orient Express Ad Campaign with Fairlight
New Wave Entertainment Delivers Murder on the Orient Express Ad Campaign with FairlightBlackmagic Design today announced that New Wave Entertainment used its Fairlight DAWs for sound design on the advertising campaign for 20th Century Fox’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” Based upon the novel by Agatha Christie, the film follows thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect as mysteries unfold during a lavish journey through Europe.
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FUJIFILM/FUJINON Announces On-Site Service & Support for 2018 Winter Games
FUJIFILM/FUJINON Announces On-Site Service & Support for 2018 Winter GamesAt next month’s Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILMwill provide on-site technical service and support for FUJINON lenses. Engineers from Fujifilm’s American, European and Japanese branches, along with the company’s local Korean service representative, will be on hand starting February 1st to assist customers throughout the Winter Games. The events in PyeongChang begin on Friday, February 9th and run through Sunday, February 25th.
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Panasonic Delivers Full NDI Line of Professional PTZ Cameras
Panasonic Delivers Full NDI Line of Professional PTZ Cameras
New line-up of professional integrated cameras with built-in Network Device Interface support: the AW-HN38, AW-HN40, AW-UN70 and AW-HN130
Panasonic Media Entertainment Company has announced the immediate availability of a new line-up of professional integrated cameras with built-in Network Device Interface (NDI) support: the AW-HN38, AW-HN40, AW-UN70 and AW-HN130.
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Pop Star Halsey Brings Amplified, Natural Sound to Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour
Pop Star Halsey Brings Amplified, Natural Sound to Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour
DPA’s d:facto™ Vocal Microphone delivers unrivalled sound for tour engineers Vincent Casamatta and Scott Wasilk
Before pop music artist Halsey set out on her world tour in support of her second album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, the singer’s FOH Engineer Vincent Casamatta and Monitor Engineer Scott Wasilk thought it would be the perfect time to compare vocal microphones to ensure the best sound amplification possible while on the road. With many options, the duo thought they were in for a long, drawn out process. Fortunately, the first microphone they tried, the d:facto™ Vocal Microphone from DPA was also their last.
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Angelina Jolie to Receive ASC Board of Governors Award
Angelina Jolie to Receive ASC Board of Governors AwardThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announces Oscar®-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation will be made at the organization’s 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Feb. 17 at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships to its First Customers
FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships to its First CustomersFOR-A®announces that its recently introduced FVW-700 4K/HD telestrator has been delivered to its first customers. The full-featured telestrator enables users to annotate and draw on video using a touch-screen computer monitor or wirelessly connected tablet, and has been purchased by several customers, including Colorado’s Mobile TV Group (MTVG), Columbus, Ohio-based video production provider Lyon Video, and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
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Alix Milan Chooses Leader LV5333 HDR Waveform Monitor
Alix Milan Chooses Leader LV5333 HDR Waveform MonitorAlix Milan, founder and Managing Director of I Love Hue Ltd, is the latest in a growing number of broadcast production creatives investing in Leader's LV5333 3G/HD/SD-SDI waveform monitor via European reseller Thameside TV. I Love Hue specialises in providing digital imaging and colour workflow services for feature films and commercials. The LV5333 is being deployed across wide range of activities including feature production, music videos and commercials.
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MultiDyne Named 2017 Technical and Engineering Emmy® Award Winner
MultiDyne Named 2017 Technical and Engineering Emmy® Award Winner
Company recognized for groundbreaking portable broadcast test signal generator that launched the company four decades ago
MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions will be honored at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards in Las Vegas for its pioneering development of a portable, battery-powered audio/video test signal generator. MultiDyne President Frank Jachetta will accept the award alongside 25 other honorees at the April 8, 2018 event, which coincides with the start of the NAB Show.
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Redemption Church Goes 4K with Panasonic Cameras and Projectors
Redemption Church Goes 4K with Panasonic Cameras and Projectors
Greenville SC congregation has installed five Panasonic AK-HC3000 4K/HD camera systems and two PT-RQ32K 27,000 lumen 4K+ laser projectors to become one of the first fully 4K churches
Throughout his 26 years as leader of Redemption Church (Greenville, SC), Pastor Ron Carpenter had noticed that his congregations were consistently one-generational, skewing older. Concerned with the spiritual lives of his congregants' children and grandchildren, he became determined to completely transform the Redemption worship experience to one with cross-over appeal for millennials (18 to 29 years old) and younger.
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Kirstin Maldonado's New Music Video "Naked" Shot with 15 Blackmagic Design Cameras Shooting Simultaneously
Blackmagic Design today announced that global singing sensation Kirstin Maldonado’s new music video was shot using 15 Blackmagic Design cameras. The video, shot for her new song “Naked,” included a number of URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro digital film cameras, as well as Micro Cinema Cameras, Pocket Cinema Cameras and a Studio Camera 4K, all shooting simultaneously.
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Roland V-1SDI Four-Channel Video Switcher Fills Critical Niches for AVFX
Roland V-1SDI Four-Channel Video Switcher Fills Critical Niches for AVFXFrom its headquarters in Boston, AVFX, a leading event designer, planner and producer, serves clients across the U.S. with reliable and professional audiovisual services. And through its membership in the AV Alliance, the firm serves clients around the world, including recently staged events in Singapore, Sydney, Dubai, Barcelona and Madrid. AVFX knows quality, efficacy and user-friendliness in AV systems products, and its two Roland V-1SDI 4-channel Video Switchers have been filling critical niches for the company’s diverse array of clients.   
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Micro Studio Camera 4K and Teranex AV Used on Fall Out Boy’s MANIA World Tour
Micro Studio Camera 4K and Teranex AV Used on Fall Out Boy’s MANIA World TourBlackmagic Design today announced that Grammy-nominated American rock band Fall Out Boy’s worldwide MANIA tour is using a complete Blackmagic Design live production workflow for IMAG and AV. Blackmagic Design’s Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and Teranex AV standards converters are being used for image capture and signal conversion on the tour, along with several other products, including an ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher, MultiView 16 monitor, Smart Videohub 40x40 and Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 routers.
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D2 Selects ATEME’s Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV Network
D2 Selects ATEME’s Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV NetworkATEME announced today that D2, a UK-based media, broadcast and telecommunications services company, has selected ATEME’s TITAN solution for one of its clients. ATEME’s TITAN solution is being used for the UK-wide DTT services to encode more than 150 channels and deliver premium video quality to viewers, while also allowing for the best possible use of the available bandwidth.
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Presteigne Broadcast Expands Facilities
Presteigne Broadcast Expands FacilitiesPresteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced that it has taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations space to meet demand. Following a recent multimillion pound investment in new cameras, lenses, tripods – as well as newly developed flyaway and de-rig technology – Presteigne needed the space to facilitate more efficient stock-keeping, technology maintenance and service, and turnaround.
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DaVinci Resolve Studio used to Manage DI Workflow for on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express
DaVinci Resolve Studio used to Manage DI Workflow for on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express
DP Haris Zambarloukos worked with Goldcrest Post to develop the film’s color science and LUTs, which were then integrated into the dailies pipeline.
Blackmagic Design today announced that its DaVinci Resolve Studio was used to manage the color pipeline, including onset dailies and final grade, on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic, Murder on the Orient Express.
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The End of The F•••ing World Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio
The End of The F•••ing World Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Episodic television series follows two awkward teenagers who start up an unlikely romance on a road trip to escape their unhappy home lives.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the final Digital Intermediate (DI) for Channel 4’s graphic novel adaptation, “The End of The F•••ing World” was completed in DaVinci Resolve Studio by London post house CHEAT.
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Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Marina controls playout for six transmission chains at re-equipped facility
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that its Marina automation has been chosen to provide content management, automation, and redundancy control for the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC). The IPBC is the new Israeli public broadcasting organization that replaces the IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority).
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Audionamix Releases XTRAX STEMS
Audionamix Releases XTRAX STEMS
World’s first fully-automatic stem creator, can easily separate any song into its drum, vocal and remaining music components.
Today, Audionamix and Plugivery have announced the release of XTRAX STEMS, the world’s first fully-automatic stem creator, can easily  separate any song into its drum, vocal and remaining music components. It is available at the special introductory price of $74 through December 13th.
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SMPTE Publishes ST 2110 Standards for Media Over Managed IP Networks
SMPTE Publishes ST 2110 Standards for Media Over Managed IP Networks
First Four Documents of the Standards Suite Are Now Available
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced the publication of the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks. SMPTE ST 2110 is a new standards suite that specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional media applications.
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ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales Americas
ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales AmericasELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has added Eric Thorne to its growing North American team as its VP Sales Americas. Thorne joins ELEMENTS with over 25 years of sales experience in the media & entertainment market sector. His responsibilities, effective immediately, include supporting existing customers, developing new business targets and sectors, and expanding the reseller channel in the USA, Canada, and Latin America.
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Broadcast Pix Announces End-of-Year Cyber-Switcher Sale
Broadcast Pix Announces End-of-Year Cyber-Switcher Sale
Bundled Options, Services Save Customers More Than $3,000 on Select Models
Broadcast Pix™ today announced its Cyber-Switcher Sale, a year-end sales event featuring special pricing and on the company’s Flint™, Granite™, and Mica™ integrated production switchers. All systems ordered by Dec. 31 will include free options and technical support worth more than $3,000.
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AJA Names Danmon Asia as Platinum Distribution Partner
AJA Names Danmon Asia as Platinum Distribution PartnerDanmon Asia announces a distributorship agreement with AJA Video Systems which marks a deeper penetration of this award-winning manufacturer into the Vietnamese broadcast industry.
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SMPTE's Magic and Miracles book available at special pre-order price
SMPTE's Magic and Miracles book available at special pre-order price
A Perfect Holiday Gift, the Richly Illustrated Hardcover Book Documents a Century of Moving Image Science and Technology
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that "Magic and Miracles: 100 Years of Moving Image Science and Technology" will ship in January. Documenting a century of innovation fueled by SMPTE's standards work, the richly illustrated hardcover book features more than 350 pages of historical photographs, movie stills, insider stories, and milestone events.
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