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HOBO Handles Audio Post For Award-Winning “QUEST,” June 18 On PBS
HOBO Handles Audio Post For Award-Winning “QUEST,” June 18 On PBS
10 Years In The Making, Affecting Portrait Of Philadelphia Family Features Extensive Sound Editing, Sound Design And Final Mixes For 5.1 Theatrical and Broadcast From Creative Studio.
Furthering their reputation as the go-to creative audio post house for cutting edge indie documentaries, HOBO lent to its considerable sonic skills to the acclaimed documentary “QUEST,” which following a successful film festival run that included winning a 2018 Independent Spirit Award and being named a 2017 official section at Sundance, will have its broadcast premiere on PBS starting June 18.
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Empire Design upgrade with Avid S6 and S3 control surfaces 
Empire Design upgrade with Avid S6 and S3 control surfaces Scrub, a division of HHB Communications, has supplied an Avid Pro Tools S6 and two additional S3 control surfaces for The Empire Design Company's London post production studios as they continue to update and expand. Avid’s S6 and S3 control surfaces are central to every single studio at Empire Design. Audio 1 and 2 are running Avid S6 systems and are dedicated for larger, theatrical mixes. Additionally, there are three smaller Pro Tools HD rooms, each running an Avid S3 for TV, radio, sound design work and more. Empire’s use of the Avid control surfaces hits home just how flexible and accommodating the S3 and S6 are for numerous projects and scenarios.
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Gearhouse Broadcast sets up Red Square studio and IBC facilities for ITV
Gearhouse Broadcast sets up Red Square studio and IBC facilities for ITV
UK broadcaster in Russia to host international football coverage
Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has been commissioned by ITV to supply a range of facilities in Russia for its international football coverage this summer. The rights holder will broadcast live to the UK from its Gearhouse-built studio in Moscow’s Red Square and rely on the production infrastructure that Gearhouse has installed for it inside the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). This year’s is a similar set up to that which Gearhouse successfully delivered for ITV in Brazil in 2014.
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Japanese post production company Upside rebuilds its post production systems with Blackmagic Design 12G-SDI products
Japanese post production company Upside rebuilds its post production systems with Blackmagic Design 12G-SDI productsBlackmagic Design announced today that Japanese post production company Upside rebuilt their studio around Blackmagic Design 12G-SDI technology. As part of their upgrade from HD to 4K60p support, the company installed DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, Teranex Express, DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40 and Videohub Smart Control.
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Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio Delivery
Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio DeliveryBlackmagic Design today announced that Sky News UK has integrated a series of Ultimatte 12 compositing processors and an Ultimatte Smart Remote 4 to produce dynamic virtual studio segments for its award winning 24 hour rolling news cycle, in particular for its ‘Sunrise’ breakfast programming.
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Object Matrix named Object Storage Vendor of the Year by Storage Magazine
Object Matrix named Object Storage Vendor of the Year by Storage Magazine
Flagship solution, MatrixStore, enables media companies to keep content secure and protected, whilst ensuring easy access and discoverability at all times.
Object Matrix has been awarded Object Storage Vendor of the Year by the Storage Awards. The awards, run by Storage Magazine, reward outstanding products, services, and people across the storage industry.
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Zambia's ZNBC Chooses PlayBox Technology Neo for Broadcast Playout from its Lusaka Headquarters
Zambia's ZNBC Chooses PlayBox Technology Neo for Broadcast Playout from its Lusaka Headquarters
See PlayBox Technology on Stand 4J3-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018, Singapore, June 26-28
Zambia's state-owned television and radio network, Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, has chosen PlayBox Technology Neo as the core of a new playout facility controlled from its headquarters in Lusaka. The newly completed system was installed by Beijing-based StarTimes in partnership with PlayBox Technology Asia Pacific.
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Atlantis Television places Telestream at heart of Europe's largest virtualized postproduction workflow
Atlantis Television places Telestream at heart of Europe's largest virtualized postproduction workflow
France’s leading production company optimizes efficiency & agility, from camera ingest through workflow automation, quality control and AS-10 program output
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media orchestration and delivery solutions, has announced that Atlantis Television, France’s largest postproduction company, has placed its Vantage media processing and workflow automation platform at the heart of a revolutionary new virtualized production environment. In addition, Atlantis has installed Telestream Vidchecker to provide rigorous quality control (QC) checks on all its final output – over 100 hours of AS-10 masters are provided to broadcasters across Europe each week.
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URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Daimaru Matsuzakaya Clothing Promotion Movie
URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Daimaru Matsuzakaya Clothing Promotion Movie
DaVinci Resolve Studio, DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, UltraStudio 4K and MultiDock were used for editing and color grading, with HyperDeck Studio 12G used for backup recording.
Blackmagic Design announced today that URSA Mini 4.6K was used by Kei Takahashi on the shooting of a promotion movie for TROJAN men's suits private brand by the Japanese major department store Daimaru Matsuzakaya. DaVinci Resolve Studio, DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, UltraStudio 4K and MultiDock were used for editing and color grading, with HyperDeck Studio 12G used for backup recording.
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Gravity Media Group rated one of UK’s fastest growing companies in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200
Gravity Media Group rated one of UK’s fastest growing companies in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200Gravity Media Group, the global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, has again been named as one of Britain’s fastest-growing companies in the prestigious annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. The awards are compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each June. They measure the international sales growth of private mid-market companies over the last two years.
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National German Basketball League Livestreams with Blackmagic Design
National German Basketball League Livestreams with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that the 2. Basketball-Bundesliga, Germany’s second tier national basketball league, has developed a live production workflow using broadcast infrastructure from Blackmagic Design to live stream matches from venues across the country.
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URSA Broadcast and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K installed at Florida-based NOW Church
URSA Broadcast and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K installed at Florida-based NOW ChurchBlackmagic Design today announced that Ocala, Florida-based NOW Church has installed an URSA Broadcast professional broadcast camera, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel hardware control panel. The products will be used to help capture 4K footage of NOW Church’s high energy worship and concert like productions, as well as interviews, video announcements, and music segments viewed by its global audience.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Explore eSports with Cameron Reed at June Meeting
SMPTE Hollywood Section to Explore eSports with Cameron Reed at June MeetingThe Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, will explore the growing phenomenon of eSports and its impact on the broadcast industry at its monthly meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, in Hollywood.
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Camera Corps Announces Major Broadcast Equipment Rental Expansion
Camera Corps Announces Major Broadcast Equipment Rental Expansion
Major Expansion of Camera Corps Broadcast Equipment Rental Product Range includes the new Q-Pac Modular System
Camera Corps announces that it will be attending this year's Media Production Show, June 12-13, in Olympia, London, exhibiting on stand 534.
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Sonnet Full-Featured 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe Card for Under $100
Sonnet Full-Featured 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe Card for Under $100
Solo10G™ PCIe® Card Offers 10GBASE-T Connectivity; Mac®, Windows®, and Linux® Compatibility; and NBASE-T™ Support
(Irvine, CA--June 6, 2018) Sonnet Technologies today announced the Solo10G™ PCIe® Card, the latest product in the company's expanding line of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions. The Solo10G card adds lightning-fast 10GbE network connectivity to any Mac®, Windows®, or Linux® computer with PCI Express® (PCIe) slots, and to Mac and Windows computers with Thunderbolt™ ports when the card is installed in a Thunderbolt to PCI Express card expansion chassis.
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Panasonic Previews AW-UE150, New 4K Integrated Pan/Tilt/Zoom Remote Camera
Panasonic Previews AW-UE150, New 4K Integrated Pan/Tilt/Zoom Remote Camera
First 4K/60p Camera among Broadcast-Grade PTZs
Here at INFOCOMM, Panasonic announced the development of the AW-UE150, a new 4K integrated remote camera that will offer 4K/UHD - 60p capture, a first for a broadcast-class PTZ. The UE150 will also afford the widest viewing angle (75.1 degrees, horizontal) in its class.
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JVC Upgrade RM-LP100 Camera Controller, Enables Tally Function with Roland Switcher
JVC Upgrade RM-LP100 Camera Controller, Enables Tally Function with Roland SwitcherJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced an upgrade for its RM-LP100 remote camera controller that enables tally compatibility with the new Roland V-60HD switcher. Roland will demonstrate the new functionality during InfoComm 2018 (Booth C2510), which runs June 6-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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IDX DUO-C198 Powers Digital Film Test Shoot for António Morais, Golpe Filmes
IDX DUO-C198 Powers Digital Film Test Shoot for António Morais, Golpe Filmes
See IDX on stand 4P5-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018, Singapore, June 26-28
Latest-generation DUO-C198 batteries in the IDX ENDURA V-Mount series were chosen to power Sony's recently introduced Venice 35 mm 6K camera in a short movie shoot by the cinematographer António Morais, Golpe Filmes. With typically 198 Wh capacity and compact size, the DUO-C198 is designed to power digital cinema cameras and stabilizer systems where long run times are required. Fully compatible with all IDX ENDURA V-Mount batteries chargers and accessories, the DUO-C198 uses top grade lithium-ion cells to ensure the highest reliability.
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Internationally Acclaimed Blackmagic Design Wins 7 Good Design Australia Awards
Internationally Acclaimed Blackmagic Design Wins 7 Good Design Australia Awards
This years winning products include the new URSA Broadcast Camera which is designed to work both in the studio and out in the field.
Blackmagic Design has swept the prestigious 2018 Good Design Australia Awards with 7 different awards for design innovation. This year’s awards brings the total number of Australian design awards to 30 and international design awards to over 50. Melbourne, Australia-based Blackmagic Design is recognized around the world as a leader and innovator for its professional film, broadcast television, commercial production, corporate video, A/V and web video products.
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Turkish Telenovela YOU NAME IT Shot Exclusively with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K
Turkish Telenovela YOU NAME IT Shot Exclusively with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6KBlackmagic Design has today announced that its URSA Mini Pro 4.6K digital film cameras were chosen as the principal camera package on popular Turkish daily soap opera, ‘Adini Sen Koy’ (You Name It). Now in its second season, the Star TV telenovela attracts an audience of millions every day in Turkey.
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EditShare Announces Flow Media Asset Management Public Beta Program Available to Select Creative Facilities
EditShare Announces Flow Media Asset Management Public Beta Program Available to Select Creative FacilitiesEditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, AQC and media management solutions, invites the post production community to test the next generation of its Flow media asset management platform. For the first time, any broadcast or production facility can install Flow MAM on top of any storage pool. Now available for download, the first 100 eligible beta applicants will have the opportunity to try the all new storage independent version of Flow for 100 days free of charge and provide feedback. Approved applicants will have unrestricted access to all Flow modules, Flow technical support, and private Flow forums at no cost.
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JVC ProHD Portable Bridge empowers Digital P Media's FLW Bass Fishing Tournament Coverage
JVC ProHD Portable Bridge empowers Digital P Media's FLW Bass Fishing Tournament Coverage
DIGITAL P MEDIA IMPROVES LIVE FLW BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT COVERAGE WITH JVC PROHD PORTABLE BRIDGE CELLULAR UPLINKS
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Digital P Media, a video production company based in Cary, N.C., has paired five new PB-CELL200 ProHD Portable Bridge cellular uplinks with its 800 Series ProHD cameras to stream live coverage of this year’s Fishing League Worldwide bass fishing tournament. The remote broadcasting hubs have delivered improved streaming performance from the expansive lakes that host the competitions.
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InfoComm 2018: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Sports Replay and Graphics Technologies
InfoComm 2018: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Sports Replay and Graphics TechnologiesAt the upcoming InfoComm Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will demonstrate video production solutions ideal for corporate video, worship, sports and live production scenarios.
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AJA KUMO 6464 Powers Multi-Signal Routing for Live King of Hammers 2018 Off-Road Race
AJA KUMO 6464 Powers Multi-Signal Routing for Live King of Hammers 2018 Off-Road RaceThe world’s top ULTRA4 racers converge in Johnson Valley, CA every February to compete in the King of Hammers, a week-long series of off-road races spanning more than 200 miles of rocky desert terrain. The race draws in more than 60,000 spectators and is broadcast live to audiences via the ULTRA4 racing website and Livestream.com, with highlights streamed to YouTube and Facebook Live. Hammerking Productions is responsible for the week-long production, capturing and streaming more than seven hours of footage a day to fans on-site and online. With this year’s production involving multiple camera sources and destinations, the Hammerking team tapped AJA Video Systems’s KUMO 6464 for SDI signal routing.
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Tokyo Sound Production creates new editing rooms with DaVinci Resolve Studio and Universal Videohub
Tokyo Sound Production creates new editing rooms with DaVinci Resolve Studio and Universal VideohubBlackmagic Design announced today that Tokyo Sound Production installed a number of Blackmagic products to create a set of new post production studios. The new site now has DaVinci Resolve Studio, DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, Universal Videohub 72, Smart Videohub 40x40, and a number of additional products, including Videohub Smart Control, MultiView 16, ATEM Television Studio HD, HyperDeck Studio, Audio Monitor and UltraStudio HD Mini.
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Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Demonstrations to include first APAC showing of the new HDK-99 3G-capable full digital 3-CMOS HDTV portable camera and HQLM-3125X 4K/HD master monitor
Ikegami, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for television content producers and broadcasters, will exhibit its newest technology and systems on the Ikegami APAC stand 4R4-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018. The show will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, June 26-28.
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Cloud is no Broadcast Cure-All: Telestream Favors Hybrid Approach to Workflow Deployment
Cloud is no Broadcast Cure-All: Telestream Favors Hybrid Approach to Workflow DeploymentIn broadcasting, cloud-based workflows have been in vogue for a number of years, and many technology companies are focusing so strongly on cloud deployments that it almost seems that the answer is cloud, but no one is sure of the question! The $64 million question for the broadcast industry is: how cloud should figure in to the future? According to Telestream’s Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Osika, very often the answer is not found in pure cloud. Whilst he sees cloud as an empowering technology for organizations of all sizes and in many different industry sectors, there is an absolute need for it to be employed strategically and judiciously based on real business need.
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Silbersalz launches new film processing lab with Cintel Scanner
Silbersalz launches new film processing lab with Cintel Scanner
The Cintel Scanner is connected over Thunderbolt to Silbersalz Film’s master editing suite, with digitised files processed through Resolve to create ProRes 4444 proxies, which are immediately available for editing and color correction.
Blackmagic Design today announced its Cintel Scanner has been installed at the heart of a new state-of-the-art analog film processing laboratory launched by Silbersalz Film, a Stuttgart-based film production company.
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Gearhouse Broadcast boosts 4K and HDR rental capabilities with investment in in-demand cameras and lenses
Gearhouse Broadcast boosts 4K and HDR rental capabilities with investment in in-demand cameras and lenses
Sony HDC-4300 cameras and range of Canon and Fujinon 4K lenses boost Gearhouse’s rental stock in UK, US and Germany
Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has significantly enhanced its 4K rental stock with the purchase of a large quantity of the industry’s most in-demand cameras and lenses. The investment includes 36 new Sony HDC-4300 4K/HD camera channels and a large quantity of 4K and HD studio/field and ENG lenses from both Canon and Fujinon.
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Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
The episode is now online at www.westdoconline.com and here in the COW
The next episode of Westdoc Online focuses on the business of working with National Geographic Channel, featuring an exclusive interview with Vice President of Development Charlie Parsons.
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Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel
Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel
Miranda’s workflow includes BMD's DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, as well as UltraStudio Express and UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 capture and playback devices.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda, ASC, (“Life of Pi”) uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and the DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel for editing and color grading as part of his work as a cinematographer, as well as on his personal projects.
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DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
New “On-Premise Managed Storage™” concept provides unparalleled performance at affordable monthly rates.
DigitalGlue has shattered the paradigm of high-end storage solutions with the launch of creative.space, an entirely new concept in media storage. The platform is offered as an "On-Premise Managed Storage™" (OPMS) service and features high-speed, high-capacity, 24/7 monitoring, technical support and next-day repairs for an all-inclusive, affordable, fixed monthly rate. DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider, also designs and implements solutions for complete turnkey content creation, post-production, and distribution.
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SAG-AFTRA Statement on Senate Net Neutrality Vote
Today the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to maintain the net neutrality rules adopted by the FCC in 2015. SAG-AFTRA issued the following statement: “We commend the senators who voted today to undo the FCC’s order repealing net neutrality rules. We support the basic principles that companies should provide their users with access to all lawfully distributed content on reasonably non-discriminatory terms, they should be prohibited from favoring their own content over the content of an unaffiliated provider and they should be prohibited from prioritizing the content of one unaffiliated provider over that of another. We continue to urge the government to work toward the goal of preserving a free and open Internet and to maintain and strengthen the distinction between the transmission of lawful and unlawful content.”
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AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
Two Keynotes, Netflix’s “Bobby Kennedy for President” and Crowdsourcing for Data Collection, Join Archive, Data Science, and Object Storage Discussions.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists’ Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) returns to New York on June 6, presenting a full day of discussions sharply focused on today’s most compelling topics in asset management. The daylong event will take place once again at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
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HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQ
HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQProfessional audio equipment suppliers HHB Communications have announced the opening of their newly renovated and improved demonstration facilities at their headquarters in North West London. The new facility was designed to provide demonstrations and training with the latest formats and technologies currently available in the professional audio market.
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Trick Digital uses Blackmagic Design's Fusion Studio for visual effects on The Last Movie Star
Trick Digital uses Blackmagic Design's Fusion Studio for visual effects on The Last Movie Star
Production relied heavily on Fusion Studio’s painting, tracking, rotoscoping and keying tools for the film, also using DaVinci Resolve Studio to pull and insert VFX plates.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles-based visual effects (VFX) house Trick Digital used its VFX and motion graphics software, Fusion Studio, on the film “The Last Movie Star.” Starring Burt Reynolds, “The Last Movie Star” follows an aging, former movie star as he faces the reality that his glory days are behind him. Also starring Ariel Winter, Chevy Chase, Clark Duke and more, “The Last Movie Star” is written and directed by Adam Rifkin and was recently released by A24.
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City of Fort Myers Celebrates Meeting Coverage Success with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production Switcher
City of Fort Myers Celebrates Meeting Coverage Success with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production SwitcherBroadcast Pix today announced CFM-TV, the government channel for the City of Fort Myers, Florida, installed a Mica™ 1000 integrated production switcher in late January as part of an overall refresh of the council chambers at City Hall.
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Renewed Vision Expands Integration and Control Capabilities with ProVideoPlayer 3.1 Upgrade
Renewed Vision Expands Integration and Control Capabilities with ProVideoPlayer 3.1 Upgrade
New communications protocol support enables advanced interoperability between external devices and third-generation media server, video processor and screen control solution
Renewed Vision today announced a significant new software update for the third generation of its ProVideoPlayer (PVP3) multi-function media server. Building further on the powerful enhancements of the major PVP3 upgrade released earlier this year, version 3.1 adds robust communication capabilities that allow ProVideoPlayer to be seamlessly controlled by external devices such as lighting consoles and custom automation systems. Renewed Vision will showcase PVP 3.1 in booth N1814 at InfoComm 2018, taking place June 6-8 in Las Vegas.
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Ford F-150 and Big Block use Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio on New 2018 Campaign
Ford F-150 and Big Block use Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio on New 2018 CampaignBlackmagic Design announced today that DaVinci Resolve Studio was used on Ford’s latest 2018 F-150 campaign, produced by Big Block and agency GTB, with colorist Brandon Chavez and Director Paul Trillo. Noted for their visually rich and fast-paced spots, Ford’s marketing concept, that their vehicles are not just always raising the bar, but that they are the bar, is reflected heavily in the commercials themselves. Each campaign presents multiple viewpoints of that familiar tag line, and the 2018 campaign was no exception.
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At Broadcast Asia 2018, Telestream Showcases Market-Leading Media Orchestration Capabilities
Elegant, cost-effective live remote UHD and HD production capabilities to be used at FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia
At Broadcast Asia 2018, on booth 4B3-05, Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, will be demonstrating a range of solutions that seamlessly, cost-effectively move content from creation through distribution, while providing quality monitoring and management throughout.
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Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11
Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11Broadcast Pix has announced upgrades to its iPixPad and iPixPanel applications. Available now from the App Store, both apps allow users to control Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers remotely from Apple mobile devices. Designed to work with iOS 11 and take advantage of today’s larger screens, the updated apps provide support for all screen sizes.
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Editor Alan Edward Bell Uses Fusion 9 Studio on Red Sparrow
Editor Alan Edward Bell Uses Fusion 9 Studio on Red Sparrow
Bell used Fusion Studio as one of his editing tools while cutting the film, using it to create performance enhancing VFX during the editing process.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Editor Alan Edward Bell used its visual effects (VFX) and motion graphics software, Fusion 9 Studio, while editing the film “Red Sparrow.”
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Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
The Boris FX Continuum VR Unit is now available free through May 31, 2018. Five 360° enabled plug-ins for immersive video post-production.
The new Continuum VR Unit from Boris FX, the leading creative visual effects plug-in developer, delivers five useful and fast filters for professional reframing, editing, and finishing 360° video. The recently released 360° toolset fills a gap in the rapidly growing 360/VR immersive filmmaking industry which requires specialized tools to process spherical video formats. From now through May 31, 2018, Boris FX is offering the Continuum VR Unit as a free giveaway (a $199 value).
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Announcing the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program
Announcing the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program
Selected ARRI ALEXA cameras available, all subjected to comprehensive check and overhaul of all components, with one-year warranty
ARRI announces the introduction of the Certified Pre-Owned Program. The motion picture equipment manufacturer is now offering selected pre-owned and refurbished camera systems of the ALEXA series for sale. “We are excited to offer the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program,” says Stephan Schenk, Managing Director of ARRI Cine Technik and General Manager of the Business Unit Camera Systems. “It’s a global initiative which adds a new tier to our products, allowing more filmmakers access to our technology. It also gives educational institutions a cost-effective way of providing high-quality equipment for their students.”
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Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Echo™ Express III-D Bridges Gap Between Mac® and PC-Based Workflows for a Wide Range of Still Photography, Video, and Audio Projects
Renowned photographer, sound mixer, and music producer Peter McCabe has chosen Sonnet Technologies' Echo™ Express III-D Thunderbolt™-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion chassis to provide Thunderbolt connectivity to PCIe cards that can support both Mac®- and PC-based workflows. The Echo Express III-D supports virtually every aspect of McCabe's business, housing up to three professional video capture, audio interface, storage, or other types of PCIe cards and connecting them to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port.
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HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
Z-HD6000 studio cameras and DK-H200 box cameras deliver superior image quality for local IMAG and worldwide broadcasts.
First Baptist Church in Texarkana, Texas, has been leveraging the powerful visual engagement and broad reach of television to spread its message and touch followers’ lives for over half a century. When the church upgraded the video production capabilities in their sanctuary to high definition, they turned to HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the exceptional quality and rich features they needed to further elevate their in-house video experiences and broadcasts.
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NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facility
NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facilityCustom Consoles announces the completion and installation of five control room desks for NEP Sweden's television production facility on the outskirts of Stockholm. The project was performed in cooperation with one of Europe's largest system integrators, Broadcast Solutions GmbH.
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Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Version 4 introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users can now capture and monitor live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras.
Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and color management in motion picture and broadcast production, today released a major upgrade to its industry leading software LiveGrade Pro. The new version 4 of LiveGrade Pro for the first time makes live camera metadata available directly in the software and gives the production team even greater control over the live image on set.
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The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
For just 24 hours, Red Giant will be offering 30% off full licenses, upgrades and academic store products. Discounted VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and more.
The Red Giant annual Spring Sale is back again, with all tools found in the Red Giant online store on sale at 30% off their original price. The sale will go live on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8AM PDT for just 24 hours. All Red Giant VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins and suites sold online at www.redgiant.com, including full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store* (already 50% off), will be on sale at 30% off the regular price from 8:00 AM PDT on April 24, 2018 to 8:00 AM PDT on April 25, 2018.
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Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
SDI to IP migration maintains traditional Broadcast ease of use while supporting higher resolution formats and more efficient multi-media workflows
Pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, Media Links, announces that Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. has chosen its IP Media Switching Solution for IP infrastructure upgrades to the Tokai TV Network Operations Center (NOC).
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Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Glass & Filter Inserts, 60mm LED Image Circle, Multiport for Lens Data & Control
The Chrosziel Projector P-TPCXPL with dedicated ARRI™ Plates meets all requirements to professionally check and service lenses such as ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mounts or other mounts like XPL, PL, EF or B4 mounts. The projector was built with highest precision below 5μm plane parallelism between mount and reticle.
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DMG LUMIÈRE BY ROSCO UNVEILS COLOR EVOLUTION IN LED LIGHTING AT NAB 2018
MIX technology brings true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture
Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of MIX at NAB 2018 (booth #C7915). The color LED lighting innovation is the result of Rosco’s recent acquisition of LED lighting specialist DMG Lumière, combining true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture.
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Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, today announces the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named 'Best of Show' in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018.
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named ‘Best of Show’ in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018. The Anova PRO 2 was highlighted by judges as exemplifying innovation, value and reliability in the creative marketplace.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
World’s most popular film scanner now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, HDR and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Cintel Scanner 2, a new second generation model of its popular real-time film scanner. Cintel Scanner 2 features the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe host computer connections, as well as a new skid plate for 35 mm HDR film scanning and timecode output. The new Cintel Scanner 2 will be available in June for US$29,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
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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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 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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AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
Update adds support for closed captioning and HLS streaming, and new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language web UI options
AJA Video Systems today announced v2.1 firmware for its standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. The free update enables further customization of live streaming and recording workflows with HELO, and includes new features driven by customer feedback.
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AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard Support
AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard SupportAJA Video Systems today announced five new openGear-compatible video and audio rack cards, with support for Ross® Video DashBoard software for remote control and monitoring. Alongside the new cards, the company is also previewing a new next-generation OG-X openGear-compatible rackframe with expanded power capabilities at NAB 2018 at the AJA stand (SL2505).
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AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
Flexible, cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing for high resolution, high frame rate and deep color productions
AJA Video Systems today introduced KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G, two new compact 12G-SDI routers. KUMO 3232-12G offers 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs, and the KUMO 1616-12G offers 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs.
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AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
IPR-10G-HDMI Converter Bridges IP to HDMI; Desktop Software v14.2 Adds SMPTE ST 2110 Support to KONA IP
AJA Video Systems today revealed the new IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, which converts SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI. This new Mini-Converter allows broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals to output SMPTE ST 2110 video/audio to HDMI monitors. AJA also introduced SMPTE ST 2110 support for its KONA IP via free Desktop Software v14.2.
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AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
New multi-channel 2K/HD or single-channel 4K/UltraHD HDMI capture, and affordable 3G-SDI capture and playout
AJA Video Systems has unveiled two new KONA cards, and announced Desktop Software v14.2. KONA HDMI is a PCIe card for multi-channel HD and single-channel 4K HDMI capture for live production, streaming, gaming, VR and post production, while KONA 1 is a PCIe card for single-channel HD/SD 3G-SDI capture/playback. Desktop Software v14.2 adds support for KONA 1 and KONA HDMI, plus new improvements for AJA KONA, Io and T-TAP™ products.
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New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming Solution
New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming SolutionJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD Studio 4000 compact live production and streaming studio. Also available as the ProHD Studio 4000S for sports production, the self-contained, four-channel system includes a complete control room solution for smaller, budget-conscious facilities. JVC will demonstrate the new systems at the 2018 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid accelerates delivery of tools, apps, services, and solutions for creative professionals, production teams and media enterprises; shares industry insights and expertise at NAB 2018 conference sessions; and unveils an exciting speaker line-up for its NAB main stage
Avid®  (Nasdaq: AVID), the platform for media and entertainment, today unveiled a wave of innovative tools, apps, services, and solutions at Avid Connect 2018, the annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA). Extending the benefits of MediaCentral®, Avid has expanded its comprehensive product offerings with groundbreaking advancements for creative and aspiring professionals, production teams and media enterprises across news, sports, live production and post production. These products and services will be demonstrated during the NAB Show at Avid’s booth #SU801, April 9-12.
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MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018
MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018MOG Technologies, the worldwide provider of end-to-end solutions for professional media, announced today the release of IP Live support for its acclaimed mxfSPEEDRAIL Central Ingest Platform. The broadcast market has been evolving to an IP based infrastructure and today it is common to have video signal carried over IP networks. Therefore, MOG recently added to its centralized ingest platform the ability to support inputs and outputs based on the most common and promising Video-over-IP standards, namely ST2110 and ST2022-6.
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Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
PitchBlue® and Telestream Cloud Workflow solutions symbolize Public Television’s commitment to proven and trusted technology
Vigor Systems, Inc. ®, a leader in TV content distribution and media solutions, and Telestream®, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, have partnered to deliver a technology solution that will enable the Public Television community to transition file delivery and media processing to the cloud. Ultimately, this will allow the public television system to migrate from satellite file delivery to a next-generation terrestrial broadband-based file delivery platform. This progressive move symbolizes public television’s commitment to grow with the media landscape and to capture all the efficiencies and cost-savings made possible by the latest advances in proven technology.
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New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live Streaming
New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live StreamingJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics.
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NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
New Release Accelerates Workflows for Color, Graphics, Animation and Audio with Adobe Sensei
Ahead of the 2018 NAB Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major update in Adobe Creative Cloud, giving video professionals new tools to automate and expedite time-consuming production tasks without sacrificing creative control. Available today, the updates include powerful new capabilities for refining color, creating graphics and crafting audio, along with enhanced VR tools, improved collaboration, integration with Adobe Stock and advanced artificial intelligence powered by Adobe Sensei.
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axle ai Hub launches at NAB
axle ai Hub launches at NAB
$3,995 appliance integrates face and object recognition, media management and low-res proxy collaboration.
axle ai, the leader in radically simple video search (NAB booth SL15116), is introducing a compact network appliance, the axle ai Hub, designed to solve the critical problem of finding video content in creative environments. In recent years, storage for video has been booming; current estimates show over 200 Exabytes (millions of Terabytes) sold for this purpose in 2018 alone. Most postproduction teams have tens or hundreds of terabytes of unmanaged storage.
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Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the Dark
Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the DarkWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, will publish an exclusive video interview with the makers of the Netflix documentary series Shot in the Dark on Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30am Pacific time.
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Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12
Camera Corps will debut a major addition to its range of miniature robotic camera systems at the April 9-12 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The new Qx is a compact weatherproof head with integral pan/tilt/zoom/focus drives. Delivering high video quality, it offers producers the freedom to cut and mix with video feeds from full-size studio and outside-broadcast cameras. Black-finished and just 125 mm in diameter, the Qx is unobtrusive enough to be operated within view of other cameras both for studio productions and in OB coverage of live events. It can also be used as part of a commentator camera setup.
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Hitachi Kokusai to Highlight Live HDR Demonstrations and Share Expertise at 2018 NAB Show
Hitachi Kokusai to Highlight Live HDR Demonstrations and Share Expertise at 2018 NAB Show
Practical demonstrations to showcase the advantages of HDR, while insightful presentations and discussions answer questions about the emerging technology
High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies are expected to again be among the hottest topics at next week’s 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) was one of the first manufacturers to deliver HDR-capable broadcast television cameras, and will continue its leadership in implementing and promoting HDR acquisition with live practical demonstrations and informative discussions in booth C4309 at the event.
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Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre London
Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre LondonCustom Consoles announces the completion of a multi-desk project for BBC Studioworks in White City. Electrically-height-adjustable desks have been provided for use in the edit suites, plus 20U high equipment racks from the Custom Consoles SystemTwo product range.
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Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Mid-Range Field Zoom Lens Delivers Excellent Image Quality and Operational Control
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 (UJ66x9B), a mid-range telephoto zoom lens for 4K UHD broadcast cameras. Providing 4K optical performance for cameras that feature 2/3-inch sensors, the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 features a 66x zoom ratio, making it ideal for sports and live event productions. Leveraging Canon’s Optical Shift Image Stabilizer (Shift-IS), this new lens provides both handling and operational controls similar to existing field zoom lenses for HDTV broadcast cameras, offering stable imaging and comfortable maneuverability during indoor and outdoor sports broadcasting, medium-size broadcasting vans and more.
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NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
With a maximum of 80 inputs/32 outputs or 64 inputs/48 outputs in 12G-SDI, the HVS-6000 is a 12 RU switcher that’s ideal for users upgrading from HD to full 4K.
At the upcoming NAB Show, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E video switcher. Offering 12G-SDI capability on all inputs and outputs, the HVS-6000 is the latest unit in FOR-A’s popular line of HANABI switchers. The new switcher is one of the many 12G supported solutions that FOR-A will highlight at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in booth #C5117.
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RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
New A-LIST Streamster allows anyone to create an Internet TV channel, 3n1 provides triple functionality in one PTZ camera, PTOA now featured in camera control solutions
RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, is Keeping It Super Simple (K.I.S.S.) for NAB 2018 attendees to find effective, operator-friendly and cost-efective production, playback and streaming solutions. The line-up of new products in Booth SL11216 includes the introduction of RUSHWORKS’ A-LIST Streamster, an IP only automation system; the 3n1 single fixture, triple function video camera; and the addition of coordinated preset time of arrival (PTOA) for RUSHWORKS camera control solutions.
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Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion in Collaboration with Digital Domain Used Vicon Vantage V16 Cameras and an Early Version of
Shōgun Software; Nearly 60 Percent of the Film Featured Performance Capture
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axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
Radically simple video tag-search-share solution available as an embedded application within Xcellis
axle ai, the leader in software that radically simplifies tagging, searching, and sharing video, announced availability of its axle 2018 software for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis Scale-Out NAS and Xcellis Foundation storage solutions. The software runs directly on Quantum storage systems and unlike other versions of axle’s software, axle 2018 for Xcellis does not require a dedicated Mac or Linux appliance on the network. It includes a 5 user license, which can be expanded in 5 and 50 user increments, ai search for premise or remote auto-tagging of media, and powerful transcode software modules from AWS Elemental.
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UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
The End-to-End Creative Creative Company Expands Its Collective of Collaborative Talent and The Scope of Its Capabilities with Another Addition to Its Staff
UTÖKA CCO, Ed Dye, has announced the addition of designer Max France to the creative company’s roster of artists. France joins the Atlanta-based studio’s growing team of collaborative talent, expanding its capabilities as a one-stop creative house specializing in meeting the needs of today’s brands across multiple platforms.
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TVU Networks Introduces Powerful, Cloud-Based, Live, Multi-Camera Production Solution
TVU Networks Introduces Powerful, Cloud-Based, Live, Multi-Camera Production Solution
TVU Producer Pro Uses Advanced Technology to Enable Simple Web Based Production For Today’s Social Media and Web Streaming Platforms
At the NAB Show, TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will introduce TVU Producer Pro, a powerful new cloud-based video production solution. TVU Producer Pro is the latest addition to TVU’s family of remote production solutions, enabling anyone to do professional, multi-camera live video production without expensive hardware, software or training.
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Televisa Increases Live ENG Reports with JVC ProHD Wireless Bridge
Televisa Increases Live ENG Reports with JVC ProHD Wireless BridgeJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Televisa, the largest mass media company in Hispanic America, has purchased 25 JVC ProHD Wireless Bridge bonded video-over-IP units to transmit live ENG field reports from 21 different markets throughout Mexico. The first unit was tested last year at XEFB in Monterrey; now, there are three Wireless Bridge units at XEFB and three at XHG in Guadalajara, with the rest assigned to 19 other Televisa Regional stations.
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Elenos to Launch Itelco America and 4K Solutions at 2018 NAB Show
Elenos to Launch Itelco America and 4K Solutions at 2018 NAB Show
Will showcase Live 4K broadcast with new ATSC 3.0
Following the purchase of United States firm Broadcast Electronics, Elenos Group will officially launch the opening of Itelco America at the 2018 NAB Show, which runs from April 7–12 in Las Vegas. Both BE and Itelco America will be present on booth N6106.
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New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018
New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy will introduce Cinegy Air PRO 12 broadcast automation and real-time, multi-channel video playout software for SD, HD and/or Ultra HD (4K) playout in a single, integrated suite – further fortifying Cinegy’s claim of truly delivering “Software Defined Television”.
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Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018
Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy’s new, aggressively positioned broadcast playout and capture solutions SOLO, DUO and QUAD will debut. Cinegy SOLO sets the bar with an introductory price of $999 for a complete UHD broadcast playout and automation package that also offers professional UHD recording. Cinegy DUO rings in at $1749, and Cinegy QUAD at $2999. Included in each price is one year of updates.
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Bluefish444 Announces Avid Certification as an Avid Alliance Partner
Bluefish444 Announces Avid Certification as an Avid Alliance PartnerBluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards and mini converters, announces certification of the IngeSTore Avid DNxHD®Codec license as the newest Avid Alliance Partner.
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Interra Systems Becomes Industry's First QC Vendor to Support IAB VAST Protocol
Interra Systems Becomes Industry's First QC Vendor to Support IAB VAST Protocol
Offering Comprehensive Quality Checks for Dynamic Ad Insertion, BATON® Speeds up QC Operations, Improving Video Quality and Monetization
Interra Systems, a leading global provider of solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that its BATON® automated quality control (QC) solution now supports the IAB's Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) protocol, a universal XML specification for serving digital video ads to players. BATON is the industry's first QC solution that provides video service providers with an extensive feature set and support for comprehensive quality checks on VAST-formatted ads, ensuring the success and monetization of ad campaigns.
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TNDV: Television Lends Live Production Expertise to The Bounce Trumpet Awards
TNDV: Television Lends Live Production Expertise to The Bounce Trumpet Awards
Provides 3G/4K mobile production unit, Exclamation, and skilled technical crew to support multi-camera production of the prestigious, annual TV awards special
Nashville-based TNDV: Television played a pivotal production role at the 26th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, held at the Cobb Energy Center, in Atlanta earlier this winter. The prestigious, star-studded event, which featured such headliners as CeeLo Green, Ludacris, Xscape, and Cameo, honored influential, high-profile African Americans who have achieved greatness and inspired it in others.
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Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Demonstrations to include new encryption-on-the-fly and smart folder authentication features for video and personal data encryption-at-rest solutions.
Fortium, leading provider of digital content protection solutions for film, television and broadcast, will demonstrate the latest features of its MediaSeal encryption ‘at-rest’ and ‘in-use’ solution at NAB 2018, April 7-12, in Las Vegas. Demonstrations will show how MediaSeal protects sensitive media files from cybercrime and accidental distribution without impacting post-production and localization workflows. New features include Smart Folders, for encryption-on-the-fly, and Smart Card. for advanced authentication. Fortium will also be demonstrating the latest version of Patronus, its DVD Screener anti-rip product.
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LYNX Technik Announces New Testor APP for greenMachine®
LYNX Technik Announces New Testor APP for greenMachine®
New Testor APP adds multi-format test signal generator functionality to the growing set of greenMachine APPs. It’s an ideal troubleshooting tool for technicians and engineers working in the field, in-studio applications and for line-up tasks in master control rooms.
LYNX Technik AG®, provider of software-defined modular interfaces for broadcast as well as professional AV and industrial signal processing applications announces its new Testor APP for the greenMachine® platform. LYNX Technik will be at NAB2018 in the IABM member lounge, N110MLR.
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HDR Denmark uses Nevion IP remote-production solution for live horse racing coverage
HDR Denmark uses Nevion IP remote-production solution for live horse racing coverage
Solution provides cost-effective production
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has announced that HDR Denmark, a full-service provider to the broadcast industry, has deployed Nevion equipment and software for IP-based remote-production. The solution enables HDR to provide live horse racing coverage in Denmark with a minimum crew on-site. It also makes optimum use of resources in the central studio and control room in Copenhagen.
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Camera Corps to Demonstrate Clarity Large-Sensor HD/UHD HFR Camera at NAB Las Vegas
Camera Corps to Demonstrate Clarity Large-Sensor HD/UHD HFR Camera at NAB Las Vegas
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12
​A recent addition to the Camera Corps rental fleet, Clarity is a miniature camera delivering real-time live output and high-frame-rate SDI for use with slow motion replay servers. A UHD version operating at four times real-time is also available. The camera will be demonstrated on the Vitec Group exhibit (C6025) in the Central Hall at the April 9-12 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
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FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018
FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018Worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® announces that it will introduce a new 12G-SDI/IP multi-channel video server at the upcoming NAB Show. The MBP-1000VS is ideal for 4K editing environments, offering multi-input/output 4K and HD support and ingest, playout and 4K recording functionality. FOR-A will introduce the solution in booth #C5117 during NAB, which takes place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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TVU Networks to Showcase Evolutionary Changes in Broadcast Video Workflow at NAB 2018
TVU Networks to Showcase Evolutionary Changes in Broadcast Video Workflow at NAB 2018
Substantive new versions of the company’s IP based solutions including TVU Grid, TVU Anywhere and TVU Command Center to be shown
At the upcoming NAB Showin Las Vegas, live IP video solutions leader TVU Networkswill introduce major updates and new features for every aspect of the TVU ecosystem – from acquisition and transmission, to production, distribution and management. Exhibiting in booth C1707, TVU Networks will showcase updates for its TVU Grid v5.0 live video switching, routing, and distribution system, TVU Anywhere app v7.0, TVU RPS Remote Production System v4.0, and TVU Command Center v3.0 cloud-based centralized management solution, as well as enhanced social media integration capabilities.
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Hawk-Woods Reel Power Battery Approved for On-Board Use with ARRI ALEXA LF
Hawk-Woods Reel Power Battery Approved for On-Board Use with ARRI ALEXA LF
Manios Digital & Film will be demonstrating Hawk-Woods power solutions at NAB 2018.
Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces that its 26v Reel Power lithium-ion battery is the first and only power source approved for on-board use with ARRI’s new Alexa LF large format camera system. The battery is capable of powering Alexa LF even when recording natively in 4K, when power draw is at its peak. Reel Power batteries have been used as an on-board power supply with other large-format cameras, including the ARRI Alexa 65, for years and have proven a reliable solution.
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CyanView Wins Order from NEP Germany for Camera Control Solution
CyanView Wins Order from NEP Germany for Camera Control Solution
Will help NEP bring new levels of creativity to coverage
CyanView today announced that it had won orders from NEP – who are among the world’s foremost outside broadcast and live events production companies - in Germany for a Cy-RCP Remote Control Panel, a Cy-GWY Gateway and Cy-CI0 Camera Interfaces. They are being used for total control of NEP Germany’s Dream Chip mini-cameras, providing the opportunity for highly creative camera positioning and angles in outside broadcasts – especially sport.
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David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
Broadcast Industry Veteran David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that 20+ year broadcast industry veteran David Jorba has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Europe. In his new role, David will lead TVU’s European operations from its regional base in Barcelona and provide a local presence in all major European markets.
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VSN Presents New Web Plugin for News and Live Production at NAB 2018
VSN Presents New Web Plugin for News and Live Production at NAB 2018VSN is launching a new Web Plugin for news and live production at NAB Show 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. The Web Plugin allows editors and journalists to visualize all assets and videos stored in the VSNExplorer Media Asset Management (MAM)system, as well as graphics in the CG system, via the interface of their chosen newsroom computer system (NCRS), and then allocate, drag and drop those video files into the NRCS in order to complete a news item.
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ENCO Breaks New Ground with NDI Support in Live Captioning Workflows
ENCO Breaks New Ground with NDI Support in Live Captioning Workflows
enCaption4 live automated speech-to-text captioning system joins the growing NDI® video over IP ecosystem
At a time when the broadcast and professional A/V industries are migrating to an IP-based infrastructure, ENCO announces that its award-winning enCaption4 automated captioning solution has joined the global NDI® community to provide turnkey closed or open captions on live video.
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Camera Corps to Launch SIMPLY SMPTE MAX at NAB 2018
Camera Corps to Launch SIMPLY SMPTE MAX at NAB 2018
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12.
Camera Corps has chosen the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas as the launch platform for SIMPLY SMPTE MAX, a powerful addition to its rental range of television production solutions.
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Dispatches from PyeongChang: The Edit Infrastructure of the Olympics (Part 4)
Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for...
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Dispatches from PyeongChang: Preparing to Edit the Olympics (Part 2)
Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for...
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