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Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8 Public Beta is Available
Blackmagic Design today announced the public beta of the free version of Fusion 8, the world’s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. This beta is for the free version of Fusion 8 and is available for both Mac OS X and Windows.
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Deadline Helps Milk VFX Scale Up Production
News: Deadline Helps Milk VFX Scale Up ProductionFor BAFTA Award-winning boutique studio Milk Visual Effects, a regular day at the office can entail anything from blowing up buildings to giving life to the supernatural. Founded in 2013, the innovative London-based visual effects company recently added a second studio in Cardiff, Wales. Known for its work across feature films and television, Milk credits include "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell," "Doctor Who," "Thunderbirds Are Go," "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" and "Poltergeist" (2015). With a capacity of 120 artist seats and a nearly 200 node render farm between its two facilities, Milk relies on Thinkbox Software's Deadline for scalable high-volume compute management across projects and locations.
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BL Ingest Integrated with New Sony Media Navigator
IBC 2015, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G07 : Blue Lucy has today announced that is has completed the integration of its linear video and file-based ingest toolset, BL Ingest, with Media Navigator, Sony’s new cost effective and scalable asset management solution for the broadcast market.
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PlayBox Technology Advancing into SaaS with CloudAir Universal
News: PlayBox Technology Advancing into SaaS with CloudAir UniversalSee PlayBox Technology on stand 8.B70 at IBC2015, Amsterdam, September 11-15
PlayBox Technology, the world’s premier television-channel-in-a-box brand with over 15,500 playout and branding channels, announces a major addition to its product range. CloudAir streamlines workflows to deliver television from the cloud. It can dramatically lower the capital expenditure cost of running established and start-up television channels. CloudAir will form the basis of a technology demonstration at the impending 2015 International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam.
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PlayBox Technology’s New CloudAir Application Selected to Support Tata Communications’ New Global Broadcast Playout Service
See PlayBox Technology on stand 8.B70 at IBC2015, Amsterdam, September 11-15
PlayBox Technology’s new CloudAir virtual application has been selected by Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, to support its new cloud broadcast playout service. The new broadcast playout service, originally announced at NAB 2015 as part of Tata Communications’ cloud-based media ecosystem platform, will be available in September 2015 and accessible under full IP-based connectivity control to customers globally.
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CatDV Next-Gen MAM Systems Satisfy Need for Speed & Scale at IBC
News: CatDV Next-Gen MAM Systems Satisfy Need for Speed & Scale at IBCSquare Box Systems (www.squarebox.com), leading developer of digital media asset management (DAM/MAM) systems, will launch an array of next-generation products during IBC 2015 (Hall 7.J15C) that accelerate collaborative media asset management operations and empower small, medium and large-scale enterprises to repurpose and monetize millions of assets with ease and efficiency. Square Box Systems will also showcase CatDV Archive To Cloud, a new capability enabling users to archive their assets to cloud-based services directly from CatDV.
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Aug 18 - Canon USA Announces Seven New PIXMA Wireless Printers,
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced enhanced printers for its PIXMA printer line: the PIXMA MG7720, the PIXMA MG6800 series and the MG5700 series of Wireless1 Inkjet All-in-One (AIO) printers. Ideal for high-quality photo and document printing and creative applications, each model can connect to wireless networks easier than in the past for quick printing from the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY2 application with compatible mobile and tablet devices. Catering to the wants and needs of the everyday user, each model can also be used to create additional copies and scan important documents for archiving purposes as well. All of the printers utilize new genuine Canon inks, which provide deeper blacks and more vivid reds in photos for easy printing at home, and provide more visual impact for printing documents on plain paper than previous models.
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Shotgun Announces New Review & Pipeline Features at SIGGRAPH 2015
News: Shotgun Announces New Review & Pipeline Features at SIGGRAPH 2015New Review Functionality and Cloud-Powered Shotgun Panel in Maya, Nuke and Other Tools Will Help Artists Go Faster
Today at the SIGGRAPH 2015 conference in Los Angeles, Calif, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features and updates, that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects. The upcoming Shotgun release will include new review and approval features and an updated Client Review Site to streamline collaboration and communication within teams, across sites and with clients. Shotgun's Pipeline Toolkit is also being updated with the Shotgun Panel, which will let artists communicate directly with other artists and see only the information relevant to their tasks directly inside creative tools like Autodesk Maya and The Foundry's Nuke, along with a refreshed Workfiles tool to find and navigate to relevant files more quickly.
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Thinkbox Showcases Cloud-Enabled Pipelines at SIGGRAPH 2015
News: Thinkbox Showcases Cloud-Enabled Pipelines at SIGGRAPH 2015Previews On-Demand, Per-Minute Licensing for Deadline and Third Party Rendering Options, including The Foundry's NUKE Render
SIGGRAPH, Booth 329 – At the 2015 SIGGRAPH Conference, Thinkbox Software will showcase advancements to Deadline, its scalable high-volume compute management solution. Fast, flexible and compatible across platforms, Deadline enables studios to easily link any combination of local and cloud-based resources into one logical pipeline.
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capital T - using cineSync on blockbuster movies
Bridging Oceans – How new tools are changing remote production
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Autodesk Brings Visionary Speakers to SIGGRAPH 2015
Autodesk’s speaker series is returning to SIGGRAPH this year from August 11-12 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Hosted in room 408A, the sessions, presented by industry thought leaders, will provide an in-depth overview of industry trends and emerging developments driving the future of 3D visual effects and production in film and television. Members of the Autodesk development team will also provide insights and updates on Autodesk software, including upcoming innovative applications of the technology in Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and virtual production. Sessions range in focus from “Terminator Genisys” and “Jurassic World” VFX breakdowns to cloud computing and more. A few highlight sessions include:
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Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior Appointments and New Market Growth Initiatives
News: Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior Appointments and New Market Growth Initiatives Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior
In a move validating continued growth and widespread adoption, Aframe, the cloud video platform provider, today announced that Lisa Hutt has joined as Chief Marketing Officer. In this newly created position, Lisa will be responsible for Aframe's global marketing strategy, thought leadership, brand awareness and new market growth initiatives.
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EditShare Puts Intelligent Storage and MAM at the Heart of Collaborative Production and Broadcast Workflows at IBC
News: EditShare Puts Intelligent Storage and MAM at the Heart of Collaborative Production and Broadcast Workflows at IBCEditShare evolves; robust platform designed to power the most demanding media workflows; exclusive IBC 2015 “Whisper Suite” gives customers a glimpse into the future
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, invites production, post and broadcast professionals to get hands-on at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. Attendees to the IBC show visiting EditShare (stand 7.G37) will get an exclusive look at the following breakthrough technology and real-world workflow advancements:
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Premiere Digital Builds Future-Proof Transcoding Workflow on Telestream Vantage
News: Premiere Digital Builds Future-Proof Transcoding Workflow on Telestream VantageCompany sees 20 percent throughput improvement with multi-node Vantage media-processing software running on Lightspeed Servers
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced that Premiere Digital, one of the largest encoding and distribution service companies in the world, has purchased multiple Telestream Vantage media-processing systems running on GPU-accelerated Lightspeed Servers to replace its legacy encoding and transcoding systems and create a future-proof workflow.
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News: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Devlin Keynote Speaker at 2015 VES Summit
News: News: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Devlin Keynote Speaker at 2015 VES SummitIndustry Leaders to Host Interactive Business Roundtables
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced Dean Devlin, acclaimed writer-producer-director and President of Electric Entertainment, as Keynote Speaker at its 7th annual Summit, “Visualization to Virtualization: Storytelling Expands.” The interactive forum on Saturday, October 17th will bring together top creatives, executives, thought leaders and visionaries from diverse disciplines to explore the dynamic evolution of visual imagery and illustrate new pathways to creativity and problem solving in a TED Talks-like atmosphere.
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IBC News: The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015
News: IBC News: The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015 Software-defined video addresses the relentless advance of technologies such as Ultra HD, MPEG-DASH and high dynamic range
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced plans to showcase disruptive innovations to help content providers address next-generation video complexity at IBC2015 (Hall 4, Stand 4.B80, RAI Exhibition and Conference Centre). In addition to its full product suite, Elemental will highlight the industry’s most advanced MPEG-DASH implementation, automatic provisioning of live channels in the cloud, CDN-independent ad insertion, “second-generation” 4K with high dynamic range (HDR) and workflows for better optimizing content monetization.
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Bridging oceans: How new tools are changing remote production
News: Bridging oceans: How new tools are changing remote productionVFX from a tropical paradise
VFX from a tropical paradise Technology has changed the world of post-production, not just in terms of the work produced, but in the way that work is approached. The proliferation of high-speed internet; the continuous move towards a cloud-based workflow; and tools like Skype – and, of course, cineSync – have allowed post-production teams to spread out, often working countries and even continents apart on the very same projects. Technology has seen the post-production world expand and yet grow tighter and more interconnected all at once.
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PipelineFX to Preview Qube! 6.8 at SIGGRAPH 2015
New UI Part of Demos in Booth #801; “Straight Talk on Cloud Rendering” Theme of Organized Birds of a Feather Event
At SIGGRAPH 2015, PipelineFX will give the world a sneak preview of Qube! 6.8 and its brand new UI. The Qube! UI includes two highly requested features: a new submission interface and a centralized preference management system, and can be seen in Booth #801.
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Grass Valley Continues to Drive Efficiency and Better Storytelling at IBC
News: Grass Valley Continues to Drive Efficiency and Better Storytelling at IBCAt IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be showcasing its full portfolio of broadcast solutions including cameras, switchers, routers, servers, multiviewers, editing software, automation, playout and much more. Grass Valley experts will be on hand to help visitors improve efficiency and tell better stories by leveraging 4K workflows, IP infrastructure and the cloud. The Grass Valley booth is located at Hall 1, Stand D11.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Aframe Partners with ROOT6 Technology to Offer Seamless Integration with ContentAgent
News: Aframe Partners with ROOT6 Technology to Offer Seamless Integration with ContentAgentProvides a centralized hub from which customers can manage and automate all aspects of their file-based workflow
Aframe, the cloud video platform, has partnered with broadcast supplier, ROOT6 Technology, to provide a seamless workflow for customers using its automated file-based management system, ContentAgent.
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Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Beta
News: Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 BetaThinkbox Software is rolling out a beta version of Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). A new feature in Deadline, Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution that manages compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines, Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 automates the configuration of render farms on EC2, completing the process in a one-time 30-minute task.
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Pixeldust Studios Animates Remarkable Journey by NASA's "New Horizons" Spacecraft into Furthest Edge of Our Solar System, as Presented in New Documentary Film "The Year of Pluto"
News: Pixeldust Studios Animates Remarkable Journey by NASA's "New Horizons" Spacecraft into Furthest Edge of Our Solar System, as Presented in New Documentary Film "The Year of Pluto"Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, has created and produced many state-of-the-art animations featured within a remarkable new NASA documentary film entitled “The Year of Pluto,” which was written, produced and directed by Geoff Haines-Stiles, who was also a producer/director on Carl Sagan’s classice 1980 TV series “COSMOS.” The new project, filmed behind the scenes at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (Laurel, MD) and elsewhere over more than 11 years, is a one hour documentary which turns hard science into personal stories, and gives viewers insights into the history and long journey of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, and why it matters.
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Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Beta
News: Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 BetaThinkbox Software is rolling out a beta version of Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). A new feature in Deadline, Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution that manages compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines, Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 automates the configuration of render farms on EC2, completing the process in a one-time 30-minute task.
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SMPTE Opens Early Bird Registration for SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Premier Conference on Media and Entertainment Technology Will Be Preceded by One-Day Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality
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DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade ABC's "Mistresses"
Production in Vancouver, grades performed in LA; formerly took 6 hours, now takes 2
Blackmagic Design announced today that DigitalFilm Tree used DaVinci Resolve for color correction for ABC’s hit show “Mistresses.” As part of the post production workflow, DigitalFilm Tree grades all of the show’s dailies remotely from their LA office, doing in 8 hours what used to be a two day project.
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SMPTE Opens Early Bird Registration for SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Premier Conference on Media and Entertainment Technology Will Be Preceded by One-Day Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today opened registration for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), with early bird rates available through Aug. 15. The event, which takes place Oct. 27-29 in Hollywood, California, is the world's premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. The signature SMPTE event will be preceded on Oct. 26 by the daylong SMPTE 2015 Symposium, which will focus on virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR).
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Yospace multiplies online advertising response for Canal 13 during Copa America
News: Yospace multiplies online advertising response for Canal 13 during Copa AmericaCoverage of Copa America sees almost 100% view-through rates with dynamic advertising replacement
Yospace, the leading name in live dynamic advertising replacement, has implemented a system at leading Chilean broadcaster Canal 13. In its first major test – coverage of the South American football competition Copa America – it delivered very high audience retention and a four-fold increase in advertising inventory.
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UK Post House StormHD Steps Up to Forscene
UK full-service post house StormHD has incorporated, Forscene, into its broadcast post-production workflow after a number of clients requested the professional video editing software be made available on their projects. StormHD has worked with several major productions, including David Attenborough's Big Birds and Terra Mater Factual Studio's international UHD release of Namibia Sand Rivers, produced by Mike Birkhead Associates. The facility is currently using Forscene on "When Do You Get Off?" The dating-format series is commissioned by ITV and produced by Keshet International, with several other projects in the funnel.
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SNS EVO Shared Storage for Video Editors Boosts Production for Premier Post Houses
ZigZag Post Employs New SNS EVO Shared Storage Server for Production of BBC and Foxtel Coast Australia
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of workflow-defined shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced a new deployment of its EVO Shared Storage Server. The latest 5.7 version of EVO includes new workflow integrations with cloud services from Adobe, Box, and Microsoft, plus more scalability and performance for production teams of any size.
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Quantum IBC2015 Product Preview
StorNext 5 Workflow Storage Platform
During IBC2015, Quantum will showcase its StorNext 5 shared storage architecture, which includes high-performance online storage, extended online storage and tape- and cloud-based archives. The company also will highlight StorNext Connect, a management and monitoring console that provides an at-a-glance dashboard of the entire StorNext® environment.
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SMPTE® Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference Drives Expert Dialog on Key Topics
Two-Day Conference Drew Industry Experts to Discuss Technical, Creative, and Business Issues in Delivering Entertainment Experiences Over the Internet
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has successfully concluded the third Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference, this year titled "The Race Is On!" From June 16-17 at Stanford University near Palo Alto, California, the conference drew experts and delegates to explore past, current, and future technology requirements for delivering a compelling entertainment experience on the Internet.
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Matrox Monarch HDX Now Shipping Worldwide
Award-winning, dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording to be featured at upcoming tradeshows
Matrox® Video today announced that the new Matrox Monarch™ HDX dual-channel H.264 encoding appliance is now available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers, priced at just $1995 US (€1995, £1395) not including local taxes and delivery. It will be featured in live streaming and recording demonstrations at Campus Technology 2015 (Boston, July 27–30, booth 531), BIRTV2015 (Beijing, Aug. 26–29, booth1B106) and IBC2015 (Amsterdam, Sept. 11–15, stand 7.B29).
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Matrox at IBC2015 - Product Preview
New broadcast streaming and recording appliance, multi-camera recording app and OEM products to be showcased
At IBC2015 (Amsterdam, Sept. 11–15, stand 7.B29), Matrox® Video will feature the award-winning new Monarch™ HDX dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording and the VS4Recoder Pro multi-camera recording app. In addition Matrox DSX™ Developer Products will be presented, including the new Matrox M264 multi-channel 4:2:2 10-bit H.264 encoder card.
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Deadline Software Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
One-Click Installation Enables Quick and Simple Launch of Cloud-Based Render Farms on Azure
Thinkbox Software today announced that high-volume compute management solution Deadline is now available in the Azure Marketplace. Scalable and cross-platform, Deadline controls compute resources on physical and virtual machines. Having supported Azure since the introduction of VMX (Virtual Machine Extension) capabilities in 2013, Deadline’s integration with Azure Marketplace provides Microsoft users one-click access to the software, automatically setting up the Deadline infrastructure on Azure with no download required.
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Matrox at BIRTV2015 - Product Preview
New broadcast streaming and recording appliance, multi-camera recording app and OEM products to be showcased
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DiaQuest ProductionLink supports new Adobe CC 2015
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced its ProductionLink plug-ins already support the new Adobe Creative Cloud® 2015, so current users do not need to upgrade their software. Once installed, ProductionLink features appear within the Adobe user interface and add Avid® Interplay to Adobe’s list of available render formats for Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects.
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TV Record selects GLOOKAST for content ingest -- leveraging cloud technology for the Pan American Games
GLOOKAST, an innovator in MXF workflow solutions, has announced that TV Record, the second largest commercial TV network in Brazil, has selected GLOOKAST’s Ingester turnkey solution to manage the ingest of multiple channels of file-based content into its Toronto-based Avid® Media Central UX platform during the next Pan-American Games.
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Telestream Wirecast Streaming Brings the Extreme Sailing Series
News: Telestream Wirecast Streaming Brings the Extreme Sailing SeriesLive HD streaming software provides adrenalin junkies with heart-stopping action from the global Stadium Sailing tour
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced that its Wirecast live video streaming software is being used to connect sailing fans worldwide with the global sporting phenomenon known as the Extreme Sailing Series™.
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Canon USA Announces New PIXMA MG3620 Wireless1 Inkjet All-in-One (AIO) Printer
Affordable, Multipurpose Printer Offers Improved Printing Experience with Easier Wi-Fi® Setup and Convenient Printing from Compatible Mobile Devices
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the PIXMA MG3620 Wireless1 Inkjet All-in-One (AIO) printer for high-quality photo and document printing. Built with convenience in mind for the everyday home user or college student, this new printer has a simpler Wi-Fi setup than in previous models and includes access to the updated Canon PRINT2 application, a four-color FINE ink Cartridge system for vivid colors and sharp text, Auto Power On/Off functionality, Auto Two-sided Print, and PictBridge3 printing via Wireless LAN for direct connection to select Canon Digital Cameras.
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Xsens’ MVN Wearable Motion-Capture Systems Helps Push Universal Pictures and MRC’s Ted 2 VFX to New Heights
Lightweight Inertial Capture Suits Let the Production Company Lay Down Ted’s Performance Live on Set
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New features and options further enhance customer profitability
Telestream® (stand 7.G30), a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will use IBC 2015 to demonstrate its enterprise-class software products. Forming the centerpiece of its technology showcase, Telestream’s Vantage® media processing platform is the foundation for a broad range of enterprise-class transcoding and workflow automation software products that allow content owners, producers, and distributors to quickly, easily and efficiently ingest, edit, transform, package, monetize and distribute their media.
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Aframe Provides Cloud Video Collaboration Platform To BBC Worldwide’s Formats Team
News: Aframe Provides Cloud Video Collaboration Platform To BBC Worldwide’s Formats TeamAframe has supplied the BBC Worldwide’s Formats Team with a cloud video platform to help the process of hosting and sharing format screeners with its clients around the world. Aframe provides BBC Worldwide with a centrally managed portal that can be used as a central repository where different versions of screeners such as Strictly Come Dancing and The Great British Bake Off are stored and shared with clients across the globe to stream online or download.
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SMPTE15 in Australia to Embrace Theme Persistence of Vision --
From 14-17 July in Sydney, Conference Will Offer Thought-Provoking and Educational Sessions on the Future of the Motion-Imaging Industry
The Australia Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced details for the SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE15), which will be held 14-17 July in Sydney. The conference theme, "Persistence of Vision — Defining the Future," gives a nod to the optical illusion that makes motion imaging possible and reinforces the ongoing devotion of SMPTE to the critical tasks of standards development and education for the motion-imaging industry.
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Award-Winning Director Morgan Spurlock and Renowned Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki to Deliver Keynote Addresses at Avid Connect 2015
With Last Year's Event a Sell-Out and Hundreds of Participants Already Registered for the Second Annual Event of the Avid Customer Association, Limited Space is Filling Quickly
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced exciting developments in its preparation for Avid Connect 2015, the second annual event of the Avid Customer Association, to be held April 10-12, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas--just prior to the NAB show. Guest keynote speakers will include award-winning writer, director, and producer Morgan Spurlock; and Guy Kawasaki, the renowned author, entrepreneur and business advisor.
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RebusFarm 2.0 Release
News: RebusFarm 2.0 ReleaseRebusFarm 2.0 is out now - New render experience and smarter workflow than ever before!
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UNICEF UK Chooses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Help Increase Collaboration On Video Projects
Achieves greater collaboration and efficiencies within its video production workflows through the use of Aframe’s cloud platform
Unicef UK has chosen Aframe’s cloud video platform to help manage its promotional video activity. Unicef UK creates and manages a wide variety of video footage including promotional content and corporate films. Prior to working with Aframe, Unicef UK relied on multiple external hard drives and RAID drives, which meant there was no way to collaborate or share footage remotely.
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Avid Announces New Innovations Delivering on Avid Everywhere for Audio
At NAMM 2015, Avid Introduces a Free Version of Pro Tools, Flexible Licensing, Cloud Collaboration, New Marketplace Services, and Cloud Publishing to Help Audio Professionals Create, Collaborate, and Distribute Music as Part of a Global Ecosystem
NAMM (Hall A, Booth #6400) -- Avid(R) (Nasdaq: AVID) today introduced a comprehensive global ecosystem for the audio industry delivering on Avid Everywhere(TM). Enabled by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, these audio innovations bring together artists, technology vendors, media organizations, and publishers onto one unified platform so they can create, collaborate, and distribute music and audio content more powerfully, efficiently, and profitably.
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Forbidden Retools Sales Model in U.S., Maintains Customer Focus Through Partners and Resellers
Forbidden Technologies plc, the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced today that it is restructuring its North American business to move from a direct to an indirect sales and support model. Forbidden will close its Burbank, California, office and instead support clients either from the U.K. or via its local partners and resellers. Jason Cowan, Forbidden's commercial manager for Forscene, will now oversee customer relationships in North America.
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Thinkbox Software Launches Deadline 7
News: Thinkbox Software Launches Deadline 7Flexible Built-in Cloud Support Lets Users Leverage Private and Public Resources
Thinkbox Software today announced that Deadline 7 is now available across platforms. The latest version of the scalable high-volume compute management solution boasts built-in VMX (Virtual Machine Extension) capabilities, which allow artists, architects and engineers to harness resources in both public and private clouds.
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Aframe Helps Broadcast and Production Teams Optimize Their Entire Operations With Enterprise-Grade Version of Its Cloud Video Platform
News: Aframe Helps Broadcast and Production Teams Optimize Their Entire Operations With Enterprise-Grade Version of Its Cloud Video PlatformNew Release Delivers Drag-And-Drop Automated File Upload, Business Analytics, 5x Performance Boost, More Security and Control; The Flexibility to Build Streamlined Workflows that Save Time and Costs
Aframe announced that it has delivered a step-change in the automation and efficiency that is available from cloud-based video solutions on the market today with a major new version of its cloud video platform. The Aframe Fall 2014 release provides enterprise-grade business intelligence and control over video assets being acquired and produced around the world – with features that help reduce the number of steps required to get content to air and make it easy to build blazingly fast, self-service applications that save time and lower costs.
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Adobe Takes Creativity Mobile at MAX 2014
Latest Creative Cloud Release Drives Deep Connections Between New Family of Mobile Apps and Enhanced CC Desktop Tools Via All-New Creative Profile
At Adobe MAX 2014, the world’s leading creativity conference, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it is shipping a milestone release of Creative Cloud that transforms how creatives work across desktops and devices. This major release includes significant feature updates to 13 essential CC desktop tools that link to a new family of integrated mobile apps. In addition, the latest versions of Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC include breakthroughs in Touch support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Surface Pro 3. Central to this release is an all-new Creative Profile that drives deep connections between CC desktop tools and 9 new mobile apps that extend the power of the Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator and Premiere franchises onto mobile devices.
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SMPTE® 2014 to Feature In-Depth Sessions on Networked Media, File-Based Workflow, the Cloud, and Asset Management
Multiple-Part Sessions Will Provide Multidimensional Perspectives on How Key Technical Advances Are Shaping the Motion-Imaging Industries
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SMPTE 2014), Oct. 20-23 in Hollywood, California, will feature in-depth sessions including "Networked Media in the Facility," "File-Based Workflows," "Cloud Case Studies," and "Asset Management." Presented in multiple parts, each session will provide an exceptionally rich perspective on how specific technical advances are influencing the motion-imaging industries.
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Tiger Aspect Uses Aframe To Achieve Efficient And Collaborative Production Process On BBC’s “Peaky Blinders”
News: Tiger Aspect Uses Aframe To Achieve Efficient And Collaborative Production Process On BBC’s “Peaky Blinders”Speed of sharing footage, simplicity of reviewing footage from anywhere Aids in the quick and efficient post-production of the show
Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions have used Aframe’s cloud video production platform on the hit gangster drama, “Peaky Blinders.” Aframe enabled digital dailies and other works in process to be assembled, reviewed and distributed efficiently to a large and geographically dispersed team of professionals on the move.
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Wipster Launches New Cloud-Based Collaboration Platform For Media Teams
News: Wipster Launches New Cloud-Based Collaboration Platform For Media TeamsWipster Creates Simple, Elegant Media Review and Approval Experience for Content Creators, Filmmakers, In-House Video Teams
Wipster today announced it has successfully completed an extensive beta program and is formally launching its new cloud-based, collaborative video review and approval platform. Created by filmmaker Rollo Wenlock and a team of creative media tech experts, Wipster is a beautifully designed, intuitive digital media review and approval platform designed for content creators, filmmakers, in-house corporate media teams, or anyone creating short-form video projects. Wipster helps bring together creative media teams, their colleagues and clients from wherever they may be to collaborate on digital media projects; simply, elegantly and quickly.
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Reel FX Hits 4.5 Million Render Jobs Using PipelineFX’s Qube!
News: Reel FX Hits 4.5 Million Render Jobs Using PipelineFX’s Qube!Leading Render Farm Management Software for VFX Currently at Work on New Guillermo Del Toro Production, “The Book of Life”
The tools that last are the ones that can roll with the punches. For Dallas, TX and Santa Monica’s Reel FX, one tool has helped them manage 4.5 million render jobs in the most efficient way possible. Now in its 11th year of use, PipelineFX’s Qube! plays the guardian role for a production queue riding high on the success of “Free Birds” and the impending release of the new Guillermo Del Toro-produced feature with 20th Century Fox, “The Book of Life.”
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Panasonic and LiveU Collaborate to Connect Camera and Cloud
Combines Panasonic’s Professional Camera Solutions with LiveU’s Bonding Technology and its Cloud-Based Central Management System, the Hub for Video Ingestion
Panasonic has announced an expansion of its strategic collaboration with LiveU to introduce an end-to-end solution enabling P2HD series camera recorders to connect directly to the LiveU Central system and its cloud-based services for live transmission.
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Veset Announces Zixi has Joined the Nimbus Alliance Program
Stand 8.A14 – Veset, the pioneering cloud based playout solutions provider, and Zixi, the industry leader for enabling live broadcast-quality video delivery over public internet and private IP networks, announce that Zixi has joined the Nimbus Alliance Program.
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Forbidden to Unveil New Forscene Interface and MAM at IBC2014
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced today that at IBC2014 it will unveil the next generation of Forscene with new capabilities, an entirely new interface, and a new media asset management (MAM) system.
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ZOOsubs Cloud-Based Subtitling Benefits Five of The Six Major Hollywood Studios
ZOO Digital, provider of cloud-based media production services, announces that its ZOOsubs subtitling services and platform are being used to localize feature films and TV titles for five of the six major Hollywood studios.
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Veset Unveils SaaS Playout Service at IBC 2014
Stand 8.A14 – At IBC 2014, Veset, a pioneering broadcast technology provider, has formally launched Veset Nimbus Cloud Playout, a new, linear broadcast software-based solution optimised to fully exploit the power and flexibility of cloud-based resources, at IBC 2014.
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ZOO Digital To Present Revolutionary Cloud-Based Subtitling And Captioning Service, ZOOsubs, at IBC 2014.
ZOOsubs is the new generation software-enabled subtitling and captioning service transforming the industry. Using the latest cloud technologies, it provides an innovative new approach in an industry that has seen little change in 50 years. ZOOsubs gives global clients a smarter, simpler and more cost-effective solution.
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Timeline TV Selects Aframe to Provide Collaboration and Flexible Workflows for Post Production on Channel 4’s “The Mill”
News: Timeline TV Selects Aframe to Provide Collaboration and Flexible Workflows for Post Production on Channel 4’s “The Mill”“Aframe is Secure, Easy to Manage, With Full-Resolution Capabilities Not Found Elsewhere”
Aframe announced that its cloud video production platform has helped Timeline TV streamline the post production of Channel 4’s historical drama ”The Mill.”
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Synacor Continues Record-Low TV Everywhere Abandonment Rates during World Cup 2014
Synacor Cloud ID Authentication Solutions Deliver TV Everywhere Abandonment Rates between 0-20%, Dramatically Besting Industry Standard Synacor Reports World Cup TV Everywhere Logins Dropped-Off a Precipitous 75% post U.S. versus Belgium Match
Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages, homescreens, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies in the U.S. and abroad, today announced World Cup 2014 delivered record-breaking authentication success--above Sochi, March's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament and any other prior TV Everywhere major event.
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Veset to Feature Nimbus Cloud Playout at IBC 2014
News: Veset to Feature Nimbus Cloud Playout at IBC 201412-16 September, Stand 8.A14 - At IBC 2014, Veset, a pioneering broadcast technology provider, will feature Veset Nimbus Cloud Playout, a new, linear broadcast software-based solution optimised from the ground up to take full advantage of cloud-based resources.
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Beijing’s Base Fx Makes Qube! a Big Part of Feature Film Workflow
500 Additional Render Farm Management Software Licenses to be Used on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and Other Blockbuster Films
PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that Beijing VFX firm Base Fx has ordered 500 additional licenses to supplement their growing feature film queue.
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Quantum's Alex Grossman to Give Keynote Address on True Cloud-Enabled Workflow at Creative Storage Conference
Will Discuss How Content Creators Can Use the Cloud to Alleviate Increasing Pressures on Post and Broadcast Production
Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) today announced that Alex Grossman, the company's vice president of Media and Entertainment, will serve as a keynote speaker at the 2014 Creative Storage™ Conference on June 24 in Culver City, California. His presentation, "The Smarter Cloud for Media: More Than Compute and Storage — True Post and Broadcast Production Workflow," will examine how the cloud can help content creators remain competitive as they address new workflow challenges in content production and delivery while enabling broader collaboration and improved efficiency.
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OTOY Releases OctaneRender™ 2 with a Dozen New Features By Community Request
News: OTOY Releases OctaneRender™ 2 with a Dozen New Features By Community RequestAvailable Now with Free Plugin Upgrades for a Limited Time, New Version Empowers Artists to Produce Their Best Work in Less Time on Workstations and Over The Cloud
Cloud graphics pioneer, OTOY Inc., today announced the availability of OctaneRender™ 2, the latest version of the company’s sophisticated real-time rendering software boasting more than a dozen new features designed to empower artists, designers, and engineers to create the most realistic renders possible in less time than ever before.
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IBM Launches New Cloud-Based and on Premise Software to Help Clients Deepen Engagement with Partners and Suppliers
IBM Announced New Cloud-Based and on Premise Software to Help Organizations Deepen Engagement with Their Partners and Suppliers to Ensure Goods and Services are Delivered Precisely When and Where They Are Needed.
At its Smarter Commerce Global Summit in Tampa, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced new cloud-based and on premise software to help organizations deepen engagement with their partners and suppliers to ensure goods and services are delivered precisely when and where they are needed.
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Norway’s TV2 Relies on Aframe to Produce “Best Series Yet” of Factual Entertainment Show “Sporty”
Cloud Video Platform Allows Team to Spend more Time on Their Creativity, Cut Mundane Production Time.
Cloud video platform company Aframe has helped Norway’s largest commercial TV station, TV2, to produce the latest series of its eight-episode factual entertainment show “Sporty” with a dramatic increase in efficiency. By enabling a more efficient edit workflow, Aframe allowed the “Sporty” production team to save on the time spent on mundane tasks and instead devote more time on the storytelling aspect of their work. According to series editor, Steinar Marthinsen, the additional time spent on the creative has helped the team “produce the best series yet”.
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Editors’ Lounge Showcases Powerful New Editing And Storage Tools Inspired By The Avid Everywhere™ Vision
News: Editors’ Lounge Showcases Powerful New Editing And Storage Tools Inspired By The Avid Everywhere™ VisionThe Editors’ Lounge hosted their annual post-NAB round-up on April 25th with an all-Avid event showcasing the latest tools for post-production professionals. Attendees were treated to a sneak peek hands-on experience of the new licensing and deployment options for Avid’s Media Composer ® video editing software, Avid ISIS ® shared storage, and pro audio innovations— all powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, a common services foundation that delivers on the Avid Everywhere strategic vision for the media and entertainment industry. One lucky raffle winner at the end of the evening went home with a copy of Media Composer 7.
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Grass Valley Goes to the Cloud with Release of GV STRATUS Playout
Cloud-enabled operation uses revolutionary solid-state playout card to drive ultra-streamlined, scalable, reliable playout
Booths SL206 and N2513, April 7, 2014 — GV STRATUS Playout, a revolutionary, cloud-enabled Software as a Service (SaaS) playout technology will make its worldwide debut at NAB Show 2014. The groundbreaking new solution, which combines the efficiency and flexibility of true cloud computing with the performance and rock solid reliability of a solid-state playout server on a card, is a groundbreaking approach for regionalized and network center-based playout. The solution will be demonstrated on the Grass Valley stand in the North Hall, N2513.
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Imagine Communications Acquires Digital Rapids
Creates industry's Most Robust TV Everywhere Portfolio, Enhances Software-Defined Workflow Management And Multiscreen Encoding, Transcoding Capabilities
Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, today announced the acquisition of Digital Rapids, an award-winning innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
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Connected Data Opens Transporter Private Cloud Platform to Thousands of Desktop and Mobile Applications with Official Launch of Developer Program
Announced Today at MacWorld, Application Developers Can now Seamlessly Integrate With the Transporter Cloud Storage Platform to Deliver a Private, No Fee Storage Alternative to Users
Connected Data, the creator of Transporter, the world’s first peer-to-peer private cloud storage platform, today announces a developer program that simplifies and standardizes integration of third-party desktop and mobile applications with Transporter. Developers will now be able to provide direct access to Transporter from within their application and offer their customers a private cloud storage alternative with no monthly fees.
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