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New Branded And Immersive Storytelling Studio OffAbbot Launches
News: New Branded And Immersive Storytelling Studio OffAbbot LaunchesContent Leader Relentlessly Focused On Branded Content, Immersive 360VR Story Telling And Drone Technologies; Also, Adam Cohen Named Head Of VR Production
Branded and immersive storytelling studio OffAbbothas launched. Led by Executive Producers Justin Towery and Scott Flor, OffAbbot separates itself from the creative pack thanks to a deep roster of directors and creative strategists that bring a decidedly filmic approach to digital content as well as 360 video and drone storytelling.
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Rapidly growing post house adds Baselight grading suite for new BBC broadcast project, Can’t Touch This
News: Rapidly growing post house adds Baselight grading suite for new BBC broadcast project, Can’t Touch ThisBelfast, in Northern Ireland, doesn’t have a great history in post-production. But Ka-boom, which started in 2010 as an audio facility, the specialisation of co-founder Will McConnell, quickly grew to fill the void in a city which is now rapidly becoming a major production centre.
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Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD Upgrade
News: Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD UpgradeChurch’s million-dollar control room upgrade was completed in under a week
Bakersfield, C.A.-based Valley Baptist Church built their SDI digital facility in 2005 when an HD control room wasn’t an affordable option. Last year around the tenth anniversary of its video production facility, the church decided it was time for an upgrade. Valley Baptist worked with systems integrator Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Design to complete the church’s major million-dollar control room transition to HD in just six days. A major component of the upgrade was a FOR-A video production package that included: the HVS-2000 switcher, MV-4200 multi-viewer, FA-505 multi-channel signal processor, MFR-5000 routing switcher and LTS-60 media archiving server.
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New Release of Dejero App Further Enhances Picture and Audio Quality of Content from Mobile Journalists
News: New Release of Dejero App Further Enhances Picture and Audio Quality of Content from Mobile JournalistsAdds video stabilization, new audio metering and real-time analytics
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that simplify the transport of live video and real-time data across remote or mobile IP networks, today announced a new update of the LIVE+ Mobile App, its ground-breaking solution allowing journalists to use iPhones to get stories on air fast. The new version will be demonstrated at the specialist international conference for mobile journalism, Mojocon (Aviva Stadium, Dublin, 29 – 30 April).
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Technicolor PostWorks Provides Finishing Services for Oscar-Winning Doc “A Girl in the River”
News: Technicolor PostWorks Provides Finishing Services for Oscar-Winning Doc “A Girl in the River”A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, winner of this year’s Academy Award® for Best Documentary, Short Subject, recently made its world premiere on HBO. Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (who also won an Oscar® in 2012 of Saving Face)and edited by Geof Bartz, A.C.E., the 40-minute film went through editorial conforming, final color grading and preparation for broadcast at Technicolor PostWorks New York.
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Cleveland Cavaliers Team Up With Reel FX on Innovative Playoff Content
News: Cleveland Cavaliers Team Up With Reel FX on Innovative Playoff ContentGolden Globe-nominated digital studio Reel FX has teamed up with the Cleveland Cavaliers to take the Cavs fan experience to the next level with all new player introduction video specifically created for the Cavs 2016 NBA Playoff run. The new video debuted at Game 1 of the first round of the Cavs vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Playoff series on Sunday, April 17th.
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Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer Wins
News: Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer WinsIntegration and Live Studio Playout streamline sports workflows for top sports media companies including the NBA, The Tennis Channel
Primestream, the leader in Dynamic Media Management, today announced significant adoption of its solutions by sports broadcasters. The National Basketball Association (NBA), Encompass Media, The Tennis Channel, Werne Production House, and DirecTV’s ROOT Sports regional sports channels are among the sports organizations to have recently adopted Primestream’s software to capture, produce, manage and deliver their programming.
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NexPlayer360 SDK Powering VR Live Streaming of KT GiGA Mobile Baseball Game with 360 Video
News: NexPlayer360 SDK Powering VR Live Streaming of KT GiGA Mobile Baseball Game with 360 VideoNexStreaming (KOSDAQ:139670), the provider of the leading multiscreen Player SDK NexPlayer, partnered with Mooovr to live stream the first worldwide commercial baseball event in 360 video. The recently released NexPlayer360 SDK was part of the Android app, used to enjoy the game between the Korean baseball teams KT Wiz and Samsung Lions of the Korean premiere league last April 5th.
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Live Virtual Reality Streamed from Anywhere over IP
TVU to Offer Live, Viewer-Directed Immersive Experience with New TVU VR
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced that TVU VR, the first IP- and cellular-based live virtual reality transmission solution, will be shown at NAB 2016 (Booth #SU4405). Although significant research and development has gone into the development of virtual reality capture and display, the lack of a mobile transmitting device supporting virtual reality has impeded its adoption for use in sports, major events and news. TVU VR removes this barrier to larger scale adoption. By incorporating TVU’s Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+) technology, TVU VR can stream live VR content from anywhere, even in a moving environment like a car or train. TVU VR delivers an ultra-high definition, full frame rate and live 360-degree fully immersive video to any VR headset. The TVU VR transmission solution is platform agnostic. It can deliver video to all major VR platforms including Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive and others.
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NAB 2016: PESA Expands Product Offerings, Solidifies Support for IP-Based Workflows
News: NAB 2016: PESA Expands Product Offerings, Solidifies Support for IP-Based Workflows PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will share important technology announcements and debut several products at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL4621), which runs through April 21 in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will also demonstrate its Cheetah Flex IP integrated routing environment, as well as expanded capabilities for its unique PESA Live Services system for private and webcast streaming presentations.
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Focusrite Displays Full Range of Audio Network Solutions for Broadcasters at NAB
News: Focusrite Displays Full Range of Audio Network Solutions for Broadcasters at NABAt the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Focusrite will be displaying its full range of audio network solutions for broadcast applications at its exhibition booth, #C9145.
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The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving Seamlessly
News: The Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher Keeps Video Presentations at the CUE 2016 National Educational Conference Moving SeamlesslyTwo V-800HD units were used to manage a wide range of video formats for both LED and projection video for the event’s keynotes and other presentations, serving as critical communications hubs for the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the U.S.
The CUE 2016 National Conference, which took place March 17-19 in Palm Springs, CA, is the largest education technology conference in California, and for over 35 years has been among the largest in the United States. It draws educators, technology coordinators, administrators and other education professionals who are looking to see how technology can more deeply support student achievement. They come from all over the country, and often with a dizzying array of video formats for presentations that take place one after the other. In an environment where presentations need to be seamless and the technology needs to be at the leading edge, yet work within budget, the Roland V-800HD Multi-Format Video Switcher is the required solution. The V-800HD is a true multi-format video mixer, not requiring input sources to be matched to output resolutions: every input has its own broadcast-quality scaler that can individually scale, stretch, crop and zoom each source as needed for the output resolution chosen.
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Streambox® Supports NewTek™ NDI™ for Enhanced Live Video Streaming
News: Streambox® Supports NewTek™ NDI™ for Enhanced Live Video StreamingStreambox application for NDI allows live video streaming directly to any NDI compatible system
Streambox, an industry leading pioneer delivering unique video streaming solutions announced its new Streambox application for NewTek Network Device Interface (NDI). NewTek recently revealed a new open standard for live production IP workflows over Ethernet networks (NDI). NDI allows multiple video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit and receive many streams of high quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real-time.
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ATTO Technology Announces Mac OS X® driver Support for FastFrame™ 40GbE NICs
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, today announced Mac OS X® driver support for its FastFrame™ 40GbE Network Interface Cards. General availability for ATTO’s 40GbE OS X driver is expected in Q3 2016.
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AMIRA SUP 4.0 Enables S16 Lens Ability and Refines Multicam Functions
News: AMIRA SUP 4.0 Enables S16 Lens Ability and Refines Multicam FunctionsFollowing customer feedback worldwide ARRI is introducing a ProRes S16 HD recording mode for Super 16, in addition to refinements for the powerful Multicam features with AMIRA Software Update Package (SUP) 4.0.
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ARRI Announces New Features for ALEXA SXT
News: ARRI Announces New Features for ALEXA SXTMore than ever before, ALEXA offers the best overall image quality and efficient workflow with the SXT cameras. By striking a perfect balance between pixel size and resolution, ALEXA SXT produces beautiful images in HD, 2K and 4K, while also delivering the highest dynamic range of any camera in the market. Not only does ALEXA SXT meet the resolution needs of 4K and UHD distribution with easy workflows, it is also uniquely well-equipped to create content that will take fullest advantage of emerging HDR (High Dynamic Range) display technologies. In addition, the ability to record at up to 120 fps in full image quality means that HFR (High Frame Rate) approaches to enhancing viewer experience can also be accommodated. The continually increasing popularity of anamorphic shooting is best served by ALEXA’s unique tall sensor and the new anamorphic recording formats offered in the SXT.
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ARRI takes over artemis camera stabilization systems and launches production version of Trinity
News: ARRI takes over artemis camera stabilization systems and launches production version of TrinityARRI has taken over the artemis range of camera stabilizers from Sachtler/the Vitec Group and at NAB 2016 is demonstrating an improved version of the ground-breaking Trinity system.
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Blackmagic Design Selects TICO Compression to Move to Live Video Production over IP
News: Blackmagic Design Selects TICO Compression to Move to Live Video Production over IPBlackmagic Design is now an adopter of the ultra low latency TICO compression technology developed by intoPIX, enabling high resolution video over IP networks.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Desktop Video 10.6.4 Update with HDR
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Desktop Video 10.6.4 Update with HDRNew software update adds HDR support to UltraStudio 4K Extreme and DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G!
Blackmagic Design today announced Desktop Video 10.6.4 Update which adds support for HDR playback over HDMI to UltraStudio 4K Extreme and DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G. Desktop Video 10.6.4 is available as a free download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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AJA Debuts New Solutions for Developer Partners at NAB 2016
News: AJA Debuts New Solutions for Developer Partners at NAB 2016Today AJA Video Systems announced the addition of the Corvid HB-R, Corvid 44 BNC and fanless versions of its Corvid 44 and Corvid 88 cards to its family of Developer Program solutions. The company also unveiled support for Corvid HB-R and Corvid HEVC on standard Linux drivers, which will enable developer partners to rapidly build and deploy solutions for an expanded range of environments without the use of AJA’s SDK.
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Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Switcher 6.8 Update with HyperDeck
News: Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Switcher 6.8 Update with HyperDeckBlackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of ATEM Switcher 6.8 Update which adds control of all HyperDeck Studio disk recorders to all ATEM switchers. ATEM Switcher 6.8 Update is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design website and is free of charge for all Blackmagic ATEM switcher customers.
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AJA Releases CION v1.3 Firmware with New Gamma Settings; Announces New Pak1000 Promo for CION Purchases
News: AJA Releases CION v1.3 Firmware with New Gamma Settings; Announces New Pak1000 Promo for CION PurchasesAJA Video Systems today released new v1.3 firmware for the AJA CION, AJA’s 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD production camera that shoots edit-ready Apple ProRes files at up to 4K 60fps. CION v1.3 firmware, available today as a free software download, was created based on customer feedback, and adds features that improve the CION imagery pipeline. AJA has also announced that CION purchases made after April 18, 2016 will qualify for a complimentary Pak1000 drive (US MSRP $1,495.00) provided directly from AJA.
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AJA Announces RovoControl Software for Controlling RovoCam Compact Block Cameras
News: AJA Announces RovoControl Software for Controlling RovoCam Compact Block CamerasAJA Video Systems today announced RovoControl, a free application for controlling one or multiple RovoCams. RovoControl offers efficient tools to control the complete features of AJA’s newly shipping RovoCam compact block camera for industrial, corporate, security, ProAV and broadcast. The UltraHD/HD capable RovoCam includes an integrated HDBaseT interface supporting uncompressed video, power, stereo audio and RS-232 control over a single CAT 5e/6 cable at lengths of up to 100 meters. RovoControl offers easy control of RovoCam’s key camera features with unique virtual PTZ control for HD workflows.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink Duo 2 PCIe Capture and Playback Card
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink Duo 2 PCIe Capture and Playback CardBlackmagic Design today announced DeckLink Duo 2, a new high performance capture and playback solution with 4 independent channels that can be assigned to either record or playback in any combination, all on a single plug in PCI Express card. Designed for developers and OEMs, DeckLink Duo 2 is the ideal solution for media play-out servers, multi screen digital signage servers, real time processors and more. DeckLink Duo 2 is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$495.
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Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3
News: Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3The world’s most advanced capture and playback solution now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 technology
Blackmagic Design today announced UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3, the world’s most advanced Thunderbolt video capture and playback solution.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Converter Upgrades with HDMI Instant Lock
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Converter Upgrades with HDMI Instant LockMini Converter SDI to HDMI 4K and Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 12G both get new HDMI instant lock feature, and Teranex Mini also adds 33 point LUT support.
Blackmagic Design today announced free converter upgrades that add new features to both Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 4K and Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 12G. Both models will now get the new HDMI Instant Lock feature. Teranex Mini also gets 33 point LUT support. The new features are available via a free software update from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Micro Converters
News: Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Micro ConvertersIntroducing the world’s smallest broadcast quality video converters!
Blackmagic Design today introduced Blackmagic Micro Converter SDI to HDMI and Blackmagic Micro Converter HDMI to SDI, two new super small, pocket size broadcast quality video converters. Both models are available immediately for only US$85 each.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic MultiView 4
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic MultiView 4Monitor 4 completely independent SD, HD or Ultra HD SDI video sources on a single display!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic MultiView 4, a new multi viewer that lets customers monitor 4 completely independent SDI video sources on a single display. Customers can monitor any combination of SD, HD and Ultra HD formats and frame rates all at the same time. Blackmagic MultiView 4 can output to regular HD monitors, however when customers plug in an Ultra HD display, they will get four times the resolution of a simple HD only multi viewer.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Video Assist 4K
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Video Assist 4KBlackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Video Assist 4K, a portable all in one professional monitor and video recorder that can be used to add professional recording and monitoring to any SDI or HDMI camera. Blackmagic Video Assist 4K features a bright, high resolution 7 inch monitor for checking focus and framing, two high speed recorders for non-stop HD and Ultra HD recording, two extremely high quality XLR microphone inputs for professional audio recording, a built in speaker and more.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Major New Operating System and User Interface for URSA Mini
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Major New Operating System and User Interface for URSA MiniNew URSA Mini camera OS adds new UI, dozens of features and improves camera performance!
Blackmagic Design today announced a major new camera operating system for its URSA Mini cameras. This new camera OS features an incredible new user interface along with dozens of new features and will be available later this year free of charge for all URSA Mini customers.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic 3G-SDI Arduino Shield
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic 3G-SDI Arduino ShieldNow customers can easily create their own completely customized camera control solutions!
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Blackmagic 3G-SDI Arduino Shield which lets customers build their own custom controllers for cameras and other SDI devices. The Blackmagic 3G-SDI Arduino Shield will ship mid year for $95 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Releases Public Beta for DaVinci Resolve 12.5
News: Blackmagic Design Releases Public Beta for DaVinci Resolve 12.5Massive update with over 1,000 enhancements and 250 new features; Available for download now
Blackmagic Design today announced the availability for immediate download of the public beta for DaVinci Resolve 12.5.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic URSA Studio ViewfinderHigh resolution 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder, a high resolution 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more that turns Blackmagic URSA Mini into a true professional studio camera.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Revolutionary New Blackmagic Duplicator 4K
Now it’s possible to distribute and sell Ultra HD content direct to customers at live events!
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Blackmagic Duplicator 4K, which allows delivery of Ultra HD content to consumers by recording files onto inexpensive SD cards that can be distributed to customers the moment an event is finished. Featuring 25 built in SD card recorders, multi rate 12G-SDI connections and a realtime H.265 encoder, Blackmagic Duplicator 4K is the best way to deliver Ultra HD content that customers can actually view on their 4K televisions and Windows 10 computers today.
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AJA Unveils FS4 Frame Synchronizer and Converter
News: AJA Unveils FS4 Frame Synchronizer and ConverterAJA Unveils FS4 Frame Synchronizer and Converter Supporting 4K/UltraHD and Multi-channel 2K/HD/SD Workflows
AJA Video Systems today unveiled FS4, the most advanced all digital frame sync and universal up/down/cross converter ever from AJA, supporting 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD workflows in a 1RU frame. FS4 offers unparalleled flexibility and offers two modes. Single-channel mode provides a full suite of video processing options for 4K/UltraHD with the ability to up, down, cross-convert to and from a 2K/HD/SD input or output. Four-channel mode enables four channels of 2K/HD/SD simultaneous processing, offering multi-channel density at a very reasonable cost per channel.
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AJA Ki Pro Ultra v1.2 Update to Add ExFAT, 16-channel Audio, CC Support, 2SI; Pak-Adapt-eSATA to Bring Third Party eSATA Media Compatibility
News: AJA Ki Pro Ultra v1.2 Update to Add ExFAT, 16-channel Audio, CC Support, 2SI; Pak-Adapt-eSATA to Bring Third Party eSATA Media CompatibilityAJA Ki Pro Ultra v1.2 Update to Add ExFAT, 16-channel Audio, CC Support, 2SI; Pak-Adapt-eSATA to Bring Third Party eSATA Media Compatibility
AJA Video Systems today announced Ki Pro Ultra v1.2 firmware adding 16-channel embedded SDI audio, ExFAT file system, Closed Captioning (CC) and SMPTE 2SI I/O support.
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AJA Announces U-TAP USB 3.0 Capture Devices
News: AJA Announces U-TAP USB 3.0 Capture DevicesU-TAP HDMI and U-TAP SDI Offer Simple, High-Quality Audio and Video Ingest
AJA Video Systems today announced U-TAP HDMI and U-TAP SDI offering high quality HD/SD capture through a bus powered USB 3.0 port. The U-TAP products offer a simple, cost-effective and portable solution for plug-and-play capture that is compatible with OS X, Windows and Linux, and a broad range of software applications. From video conferencing to streaming, traditional post-production and more, U-TAP brings powerful functionality and simple operation without requiring any additional driver software.
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AJA Announces HELO Streaming and Recording Appliance with H.264 Support
News: AJA Announces HELO Streaming and Recording Appliance with H.264 SupportDelivers Unprecedented Flexibility, Connectivity and Scalability for Professional Streaming and Recording Needs
AJA Video Systems today announced HELO, a new H.264 streaming and recording device. HELO is AJA’s first standalone streaming product and offers a range of professional workflow options with both 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs, the power to handle up to 1080p recording formats and a simple web-based UI for easy configuration. It allows users to simultaneously stream video signals directly to Web Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) while recording either to an SD card, USB drives or network-based storage, with dedicated record and stream buttons for easy operation.
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AJA Announces KONA IP at NAB 2016
News: AJA Announces KONA IP at NAB 2016AJA Video Systems today announced KONA IP, its first desktop video and audio I/O product for professional IP-based workflows. KONA IP is the next generation of AJA’s industry-leading KONA line of PCIe capture cards and works with AJA Control Room and Control Panel software and SDK tools along with leading third-party content creation applications.
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Sony showcases 4K IP Live and ASPEN Interoperability in collaboration with Evertz
Booth C11001
At NAB 2016, Sony is showcasing IP interoperability through its continuing collaboration on Sony’s IP Live Production System and Evertz’ Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN) solution.
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Sony PXW-Z450 Is First 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder With 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
News: Sony PXW-Z450 Is First 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder With 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensorSupports multi-format recording, allowing users to shoot at 1080p HD and switch to 4K 60p; XAVC Intra and XAVC Long for 4K recording as well as MPEG HD422
--April 18, 2016) (Las Vegas, NV Sony’s latest XDCAM shoulder-mount camcorder, PXW-Z450 is capable of capturing 4K (3840 x 2160) picture quality from its new 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor. The camcorder combines enhanced weight balance and low power consumption with field production features needed by broadcasters, including pool feed and multi-format recording.
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Sony Highlights 4K High Dynamic Range at NAB 2016
Sony’s enhanced 4K HDR system delivers end-to-end 4K HDR live and content production workflows for the broadcast industry
Sony is announcing five key additions to its industry-leading line up of 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) production equipment for content and live production. These new products join solutions already being used within 4K HDR workflows at high profile live music, theater and sports events, blockbuster movies and landmark TV shows around the world.
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Sony Unveils 4K 8x Ultra High Frame Rate Camera System with Replay
Combines 4K resolution with enhanced high frame rate capabilities — 8x at 4K, and up to 16x in full HD
Sony’s newest camera system combines 4K resolution with enhanced high frame rate capabilities — 8x at 4K, and up to 16x in full HD. This power is combined with dynamic center cut-out and zoom capabilities for live sports and event production.
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JVC Debuts Full-Featured DT-N ProHD Broadcast Monitor Lineup at NAB 2016
News: JVC Debuts Full-Featured DT-N ProHD Broadcast Monitor Lineup at NAB 2016JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced its DT-N line of ProHD broadcast studio LCD monitors, which includes three models integrated with extensive professional features. All three new monitors – the 17.3-inch DT-N17F, 21.5-inch DT-N21F, and 23.8-inch DT-N24F – are designed for studio or field use, and will be on display at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs through April 21 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Raycom Media Standardizes on New JVC GY-HM660 As Primary ENG Camera
News: Raycom Media Standardizes on New JVC GY-HM660 As Primary ENG CameraJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Raycom Media has committed to the new GY-HM660 ProHD mobile news camera as its primary ENG camera over the next three years, with an initial order of 125 cameras. Raycom Media began purchasing JVC cameras for local ENG in 2013, and standardized on JVC in late 2014.
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DTS Premium Audio Transcoding Coming To Microsoft Azure Media Services
News: DTS Premium Audio Transcoding Coming To Microsoft Azure Media ServicesCloud-Based DTS Audio Support to Provide Complete End-to-End Solution With Playback on XBOX One and Other OTT Platforms
PRNewswire/ -- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced that DTS-supported content encoding will be available in May through Microsoft Azure's Media Encoder Premium for OTT streaming services.
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DTS Showcasing HD Radio™ Technology At NAB 2016 In Las Vegas
News: DTS Showcasing HD Radio™ Technology At NAB 2016 In Las VegasIn Las Vegas New car installations, Live Monitoring Network and International Broadcasters Show Continued Growth for the Technology
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, will showcase its HD Radio™ technology at NAB 2016 in the Las Vegas Convention Center this week, Booth #N4335, North Hall.
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X-Rite professional calibration for Atomos monitor-recorders
Every brand of monitor in the field and in the editing suite naturally drifts in color over time, but not all monitors have the capability to correct this drift. Atomos have partnered with the leaders in professional calibration, X-Rite to deliver high end professional color calibration to the range of Atomos monitor-recorders.
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Atomos adds Flagship Shogun Inferno to the HDR Blaze of Product Announcements
Atomos invented the all-in-one monitor recorder category and now redefine it with the Shogun Inferno. It is the combination of the most advanced monitor technologies – 1500nit/10bit/HDR, the latest recording capability – 4Kp60 over Quad-SDI, along with playback & editing functionality that encourages on set collaboration. Shogun Inferno makes mastering a high resolution, high frame rate, high dynamic range workflow available to all filmmakers.
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AtomOS7.1 for Flame Series adds PQ in/out and HDR Waveform
Within a month of launching the world’s first HDR monitor-recorders, Atomos announces new features for the Flame series, broadening the HDR usage & improving the ease of use when exposing for HDR – all of these improvements are the result of real world user feedback.
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Sony Goes Beyond Definition at NAB 2016 Professional A/V Technologies for Production at All Levels - Imaging, HD, 4K, High Dynamic Range, IP transmission and Storage
News: Sony Goes Beyond Definition at NAB 2016 Professional A/V Technologies for Production at All Levels - Imaging, HD, 4K, High Dynamic Range, IP transmission and StorageSony is showcasing new technologies and workflows for HD, 4K, high dynamic range, storage and IP, providing the tools to drive professionals' creativity. Sony's exhibit will feature new models and updates to widely used products -- camcorders, cameras, monitors, switchers, storage/archiving, and wireless transmission for broadcast, production, sports, live events and more.
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GoPro to Showcase Full Suite of Professional Products at NAB 2016
At NAB 2016, April 18-21 in Las Vegas, GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) will unveil end-to-end professional solutions for capturing, stitching, and publishing high-resolution virtual reality content. GoPro will showcase Omni™, its six-camera spherical array, accompanied by 360˚ videos shown in the booth, and Odyssey™, its panoramic stereoscopic16-camera rig optimized to work with Google's Jump VR Platform™.
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IABM launches Endorsement Scheme for Industry Collaborative Groups Major initiative sets out industry-wide framework to deliver shared answers to common challenges
News: IABM launches Endorsement Scheme for Industry Collaborative Groups Major initiative sets out industry-wide framework to deliver shared answers to common challengesIABM, today launched an industry-wide endorsement scheme for Industry Collaborative Groups (ICGs) within broadcast and media technology. The ICG Endorsement Scheme is a major IABM initiative and is designed to encourage collaboration across a wide range of industry issues and opportunities, from education and best practice to standardization and interoperability. IABM’s vision is for a universally recognized framework where endorsed collaborative groups will be supported, promoted and encouraged to fulfil their potential and move forward in an open, constructive environment to the benefit of the wider industry.
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Pre-Nab Editors' Lounge Looks Ahead To The Future Of Post-Production
News: Pre-Nab Editors' Lounge Looks Ahead To The Future Of Post-ProductionBurbank based AlphaDogs Post Production celebrated their 13th Annual Pre-NAB Editors’ Lounge with a panel discussion on the latest trends and where the future of post-production is headed. Moderated by Journalist, Debra Kaufman, panelists included: Terence Curren (Editor/Colorist and Founder of AlphaDogs Post), Mark Raudonis (SVP of Post Production, Bunim/Murray Productions), Michael Kammes (Director of Technology, Key Code Media) and Monica Daniel (Assistant Television Editor, Minority Report, Supergirl) The panel discussion can be watched in its entirety at: 13th Annual Editors' Lounge Pre-NAB Panel Discussion
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Flanders Scientific Announces the DM170 Production Monitor at NAB 2016
News: Flanders Scientific Announces the DM170 Production Monitor at NAB 2016Flanders Scientific has announced the upcoming release of the 16.5” DM170 production monitor, a more compact version of Flanders Scientific’s flagship DM250 display
Flanders Scientific (NAB Show Booth SL6325) has announced the upcoming release of the 16.5” DM170 production monitor, a more compact version of Flanders Scientific’s flagship DM250 display.
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Technicolor PostWorks' Joe Beirne and Matthew Schneider to Speak at Pre-NAB Avid Event
News: Technicolor PostWorks' Joe Beirne and Matthew Schneider to Speak at Pre-NAB Avid EventTechnicolor PostWorks New York Chief Technology Officer Joe Beirne and Director of Technology Matthew Schneider will offer advice on working with 4K and HDR media in a special session of the Avid Customer Association’s The Future in Motion Conference in Las Vegas. Beirne and Schneider will discuss strategies for managing 4K projects through the offline, online and finishing process in Avid Media Composer 8.5. They will also describe HDR-based workflows. The Pre-NAB event is scheduled for Saturday, April 16th at 5:15pm at the Wynn Las Vegas.
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At NAB Show 2016 Conax Showcases New Cloud Service Platform, Enhanced Partner Offering and E2E watermarking for Enabling 4K Content
News: At NAB Show 2016 Conax Showcases New Cloud Service Platform, Enhanced Partner Offering and E2E watermarking for Enabling 4K ContentConax, part of the Kudelski Group and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide via broadcast, broadband and connected devices, announced at NAB Show 2016, April 18th – 20th, Las Vegas, it will introduce its new Contego as a Service cloud-based content protection service. The new offering is based on the benchmark Conax Contego security platform. Hosted, monitored and maintained by Conax, the highly flexible and modular content security back-end provides operators with key benefits such as low upfront CAPEX investment, short time-to-market and easy activation of additional features as their platform grows. Further details will be available at NAB Show, Conax Stand #SU 4321.
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Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las Vegas
News: Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las VegasThe VR technology demonstrations include 4K VR video workflow from 3D & 360 video capture, video stitching, compression and transport to the cloud video servers for multiplayer Virtual Reality video distribution
Streambox®, an industry leading pioneer delivering unique video streaming solutions, today announces its StreamboxVR®, an end-to-end 4K 3D and 360 virtual reality streaming infrastructure for Live Events, Sports, Broadcast, Education and Enterprise applications.
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Masstech Spot and Program Aggregation Solutions Add Support for Latest PitchBlue Enhancements
News: Masstech Spot and Program Aggregation Solutions Add Support for Latest PitchBlue EnhancementsCost-effective system automates ingest, transcoding and management of syndicated programming received through leading content delivery service
Masstech – the trusted provider of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions – has enhanced the company’s advertising and syndicated program aggregation system with support for the latest advances in Vigor Systems’ PitchBlue content distribution service.
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ZeeVee Unveils New High Density Video Distribution Solution for the Broadcast Market at NAB
News: ZeeVee Unveils New High Density Video Distribution Solution for the Broadcast Market at NABZeeVee HDBridge3000 Commercial Headend Delivers Both High Density and Availability
ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, today announced that it will be unveiling the new HDBridge3000 at the NAB show in Las Vegas, booth number SU12022, April 16 – 21.
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NAB 2016: EditShare Flow Media Asset Management Platform Boasts New Remote Editing Tools and Multisite Production Capabilities with Advanced 4K Support
News: NAB 2016: EditShare Flow Media Asset Management Platform Boasts New Remote Editing Tools and Multisite Production Capabilities with Advanced 4K SupportEditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, is demonstrating how the latest release of EditShare Flow, its flagship media asset management (MAM) platform, provides facilities a secure and reliable ‘Private Cloud’ environment to facilitate remote and multisite workflows at NAB 2016 (booth SL9716).
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Archion NAB 2016 Omni and Velo Press Release
Archion Announces Ultra High-Performance Enhancements At NAB 2016 for EditStor Omni & Velo Collaborative Storage Solutions
ArchionTechnologies, the price-performance leader in collaborative storage solutions for demanding media workflows, is announcing upgrades to both its pace-setting EditStor Omni and Velo shared media storage solutions. These upgrades now boost the performance of EditStor Omni up to to 8000 MB/sec. and EditStor Velo up to 5000 MB/sec. Previously available with multiple expansion chassis, these speeds are now accomplished with the addition of only a single expansion chassis.
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Cinegy links to Adobe video production workflows
News: Cinegy links to Adobe video production workflowsBooth SL11116, NAB 2016, 18 – 21 April 2016
Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression, automation, and playout today announced tighter integrations with Adobe® After Effects® CC and Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC for faster, more-efficient broadcast production workflows.
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Deluxe Extends 4K/UHD Services to Facilitate HDR Content Management and Delivery
News: Deluxe Extends 4K/UHD Services to Facilitate HDR Content Management and DeliveryDeluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) announced today that the company's multiscreen and Over-the-Top (OTT) media management and delivery platform, Deluxe OnDemand™, now provides key workflow capabilities to enable distributors and programmers to quickly and easily participate in the next wave of 4K/UHD with High Dynamic Range (HDR) content. Deluxe will showcase HDR and associated workflow components at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, in booth #SU4414.
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Canon U.S.A. announces Canon 4k Imagery featured in IMAX® Film
Using Canon Cameras and Lenses, Teams Shooting from the International Space Station Capture Breathtaking Images of Our Planet from a Vantage Point Few Get to See
The future of 4K filmmaking is looking up — in fact, all the way to space. A Beautiful Planet, the latest 3D space documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Toni Myers and IMAX Entertainment, made in cooperation with NASA, will premiere in IMAX in New York on April 16 and was shot primarily in space using Canon cameras and lenses. The film will be shown to the public exclusively in IMAX®and IMAX®3D theaters beginning April 29.
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PESA Selects MACOM Chipset for 12G-SDI-IP Hybrid Platform
PESA Selects MACOM Chipset for 12G-SDI-IP Hybrid Platform MACOM’s Award-Winning Chipset Enables PESA’s Next Generation Video System
PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, announced it is adopting the 12G-SDI chipset, developed and distributed by MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), which supports transmission of 4K/60p video utilizing a single 12Gbps link.
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FUJIFILM’S New UA13x4.5 Wide Angle UHD Lens Brings Full Optical Quality to 2/3-inch 4K Cameras
News: FUJIFILM’S New UA13x4.5 Wide Angle UHD Lens Brings Full Optical Quality to 2/3-inch 4K CamerasAt the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will introduce the FUJINON UA13x4.5 wide angle Ultra HD (UHD) lens. Part of the company’s flagship UA Series of 4K+ 2/3” lenses, the world’s first designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications, the UA13x delivers true 4K optical quality to 2/3-inch 4K ENG cameras and camcorders. The wide angle UA13x4.5 wide angle can be seen along with the complete FUJINON Premier 4K+ product family at Booth C7125 during the NAB Show, running from April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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New FUJINON UA107x is Industry’s Longest, Widest 4K UHD Lens
News: New FUJINON UA107x is Industry’s Longest, Widest 4K UHD LensGround-Breaking Lens Delivers Crisp 4K Images across Entire Zoom Range, Better Color Capture, and High Dynamic Range
At the NAB Show next week, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will introduce its cutting-edge FUJINON UA107x8.4 (UA107x) broadcast lens - the longest and widest 4K lens ever created for Ultra HD (UHD) broadcast applications. The UA107x 4K UHD lens can be seen along with the complete FUJINON Premier 4K product family at Booth C7125 during the NAB Show, running from April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Destined to set a new standard for 4K UHD and HD production worldwide, the UA107x provides superb 4K optical quality across the entire zoom focal range - a hallmark of the FUJINON ZK series of Cine-Style lenses.
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Streambox® Expands Cloud Services for Multi-Location Live Events and Web Video Streaming
Streambox®, an industry leading pioneer delivering unique video streaming solutions, today announced its Streambox® Cloud upgrade. The new server software features enhances the user experience locally, remotely and globally with low-latency, multi-location HD and 4K video distribution, playout and streaming of those videos to connected mobile devices. To service these new capabilities, all servers on AWS have been upgraded globally for increased performance for transcoding, reliable LDMP video transport and additional server locations.
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TRANSVIDEO’S NEW PRODUCTS ON SHOW AT NAB 2016 in Central Hall
News: TRANSVIDEO’S NEW PRODUCTS ON SHOW AT NAB 2016 in Central Hall
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NAB 2016: TVU VR Streams Live VR Content from Anywhere over IP
TVU to Offer Live, Viewer-Directed Immersive Experience with New TVU VR
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced that TVU VR, the first IP- and cellular-based live virtual reality transmission solution, will be shown at NAB 2016 (Booth #SU4405). Although significant research and development has gone into the development of virtual reality capture and display, the lack of a mobile transmitting device supporting virtual reality has impeded its adoption for use in sports, major events and news. TVU VR removes this barrier to larger scale adoption. By incorporating TVU’s Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+) technology, TVU VR can stream live VR content from anywhere, even in a moving environment like a car or train. TVU VR delivers an ultra-high definition, full frame rate and live 360-degree fully immersive video to any VR headset. The TVU VR transmission solution is platform agnostic. It can deliver video to all major VR platforms including Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive and others.
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NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Launches Closed Captioning Service For All Digital Videos
News: NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Launches Closed Captioning Service For All Digital VideosSchools, Churches, Hospitals, Corporations, Government Orgs Can Take Advantage of Live or Post-Production Captioning and Subtitling
Digital Nirvana, developers of the Media Management platform for content creation, capture and delivery, is introducing the availability of its closed captioning/subtitling service for schools, houses of worship, hospitals, corporations, and government organizations – anywhere video is created and distributed to viewers who may suffer from hearing loss. The service includes pop-on and roll-up captioning services for all technology platforms. Digital Nirvana will showcase its closed captioning service offerings at the upcoming NAB Show, held April 18-21 in Las Vegas (Booth #SU10410).
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NAB 2016: JVC Introduces Robotic PTZ Video-Over-IP Production Camera
News: NAB 2016: JVC Introduces Robotic PTZ Video-Over-IP Production CameraJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today introduced its first robotic PTZ IP video production camera, the KY-PZ100, which is ideal for studio or field applications. In addition to its 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, the KY-PZ100 features JVC’s unique IP-based communications engine to provide streaming HD video at a variety of bit rates with minimal latency. JVC will demonstrate the new camera during the 2016 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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SHOTOVER Introduces New, Broadcaster-Optimized SHOTOVER F1 LIVE
News: SHOTOVER Introduces New, Broadcaster-Optimized SHOTOVER F1 LIVEPRNewswire/ -- SHOTOVER, the maker of high performance stabilization platforms, announced today it will be unveiling a variant of its popular SHOTOVER F1 gyro-stabilized camera platform at NAB called the SHOTOVER F1 LIVE. Designed to meet the specific needs of the broadcast and ENG markets, the new system comes fully configured and set up from the factory with the customer's broadcast camera and lens system of choice.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Chroma Keyer, Video Wall for Live Sports, News, Weather
News: NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Chroma Keyer, Video Wall for Live Sports, News, WeatherVideo and audio technology innovator FOR-A will introduce two products that allow broadcasters to deliver more powerful 3D effects and Augmented Reality in booth C5117 at this year's NAB Show, to be held from April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In the Virtual Studio display area of the booth, FOR-A's most advanced Chroma Keyer, the ACK-3000, will showcase realistic 3D effects yet, creating live keyed shadows in the composite image.
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NAB 2016: TVU Networks Enables Live, Remote, Multi-Camera Production via Public Internet
Company Delivers First Ever Synchronized Multiple Video Feeds for Live Production Over the Internet with TVU
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced the availability of TVU RPS (Remote Production System), a new, cost-effective alternative solution for live, remote, multi-camera news and sports coverage. Traditionally, major broadcast and sporting events are produced using on-site production trucks and a large number of production crews at the location. However, a mobile production truck with full crew and dedicated transmission equipment can be an expensive and complex proposition. That changes with the official launch of TVU RPS.
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Canon U.S.A. Announces A Host Of Product Firmware Updates At NAB 2016
News: Canon U.S.A. Announces A Host Of Product Firmware Updates At NAB 2016PRNewswire/ -- Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced firmware updates to several products being showcased at NAB 2016. These firmware updates support a number of feature updates for users including improvement of workflow, ease of use, focusing and lens corrections, color space, and creative flexibility for products in the Cinema EOS, HD Video, and 4K Reference Display lines.
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DVEO to Showcase 4K UHD H.265 Live
News: DVEO to Showcase 4K UHD H.265 LiveDVEO®, a well respected supplier to leading broadcasters, telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, is now shipping their new live software based 4K H.265/HEVC or H.264 encoding and decoding solution. The iCandy™ 4K encoder and decoder will be a featured demo at the DVEO® booth, SU5724, at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show in Las Vegas, April 18-21.
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Bluefish444 Showcases Complete VR Workflow at NAB 2016
360 Video SDI Camera Recording to VR Post Production Workflows with Bluefish444
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced it has brought together some of the industry's best VR tools from camera right through to VR headset.
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NAB 2016: TVU Networks Accelerates Breaking News Coverage -- Increases Control with New Cloud-Based Solutions
TVU Alert and TVU Command Center Help Broadcasters Respond to Developing Stories with Greater Timeliness, Communication and Control
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced the availability of the new cloud-based TVU Alert and TVU Command Center workflow solutions for professional broadcast. TVU Alert is a cloud-hosted service that makes it quick and simple to send mission-critical alerts, such as breaking news, anywhere throughout a news organization. TVU Command Center is also a cloud-based solution that allows central management and control of all the TVU transmitters, receivers, and services within a group from virtually anywhere. Together, they help broadcasters get to air first with live video from the most important breaking stories.
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AC&NC To Delight Media & Entertainment Professionals At NAB With JetStor
News: AC&NC To Delight Media & Entertainment Professionals At NAB With JetStorAC&NC, a provider of leading RAID/Hybrid Flash/All Flash storage solutions, will feature its JetStor RDX16 storage server at the NAB Show April 18–21 in Las Vegas (Booth SL12109). The platform, bundled with RAIDIX software, is engineered to support all facets of media production. When provisioned with ATTO Technology’s Celerity 16Gb Fibre Channel host bust adapters (HBAs), the system offers an unsurpassed combination of performance, data protection, flexibility, and economy.
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NBC Olympics Selects Canon U.S.A. to Provide Field and Studio Equipment For Its Production Of 2016 Olympic Games In Rio
Canon to Enable Providing Viewers with Outstanding HDTV Picture Quality and Long-Zoom Image Detail
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, to provide a wide variety of HDTV Field, Portable and Studio lenses for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, CTO & SVP, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO ofCanon U.S.A., Inc.
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New CANON ME20F-SH Cinema Kit Offers Versatility For Filmmaking And Television Production
ME20F-SH Cinema Kit Includes 10 Accessories to Ready the Camera for Cinematic Applications
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the ME20F-SH Cinema Kit, which bundles the ME20F-SH Camera with 10 accessories to enhance the user operation and provide significant savings compared to purchasing the accessories separately. The ME20F-SH camera's CMOS sensor has pixels measuring 19 μm square1, which is more than 5.5 times the surface area of the pixels on the CMOS sensor featured in select top-of-the-line interchangeable lens cameras2. Its large pixel size enables the ME20F-SH to deliver magnificent imagery in normal lighting conditions, while also possessing the high sensitivity to capture Full HD video in less than 0.0005 lux3 (at maximum 75 dB gain setting, equivalent to an ISO sensitivity of more than 4,000,000). Along with its modular body and compact size, the image quality delivered by the ME20F-SH camera allows users to capture clear images in even the most demanding of applications including cinematic production, reality television, and nature/wildlife documentaries.
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Canon's New ME200S-SH Multi-Purpose Camera Provides Compact Imaging Solution For Live HD Broadcasts, Production, And Surveillance
Featuring Canon’s Dual Pixel Autofocus and ISO Ranges up to 204,
800, this Modular Affordable Camera is Compatible with Canon’s EF, EF-S and CINE-SERVO lenses
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Blackmagic Design Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award: Design Team of the Year 2016
News: Blackmagic Design Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award: Design Team of the Year 2016Blackmagic Design has become the first Australian company to be selected as Red Dot: Design Team of the Year, an honor widely acknowledged as the most prestigious design award in the world.
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VidOvation Launches AVIWEST DMNG PRO and DMNG Laptop Bonded-Cellular Transmitters to North American Market
Industry-Leading Video Transmission Solutions Transform Live Newsgathering by Reducing Equipment and Boosting Video Streaming Quality
VidOvation today introduced two new products in the AVIWEST DMNG family of bonded-cellular video transmission solutions for remote newsgathering — the DMNG PRO, an ultra-compact and highly portable camera-mounted transmitter; and the DMNG Laptop, a powerful newsgathering application for the Apple® MacBook Pro®.
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Primestream Extends Sports Market Leadership with New Customer Wins
Real-Time Logging, NLE Integration and Live Studio Playout streamline sports workflows for top sports media companies including the NBA, The Tennis Channel
Primestream, the leader in Dynamic Media Management, today announced significant adoption of its solutions by sports broadcasters. The National Basketball Association (NBA), Encompass Media, The Tennis Channel, Werne Production House, and DirecTV’s ROOT Sports regional sports channels are among the sports organizations to have recently adopted Primestream’s software to capture, produce, manage and deliver their programming.
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Eyeheight announces updated BroadcastSafeFX plug-in legaliser for Apple Final Cut Pro X
Eyeheight announces a design update which supplies timed licenses to clients for a particular project/job. This means that Eyeheight can now satisfy clients' opex requirements.
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Pixspan Introduces Pixmover at NAB
News: Pixspan Introduces Pixmover at NAB4K/UHD Workflow Software Delivers Full-Quality Imaging with 50-80% Savings on Storage and Bandwidth
Pixspan, Inc., the leading storage and bandwidth workflow technology company, will unveil its PixMover™ software package at NAB 2016. As 2K, 4K and 6K proliferate in the media and entertainment space, PixMover™ enables users to manage massive amounts of full-resolution files and uncompressed camera raw data while achieving a 50-80% saving on storage and bandwidth with no loss of image quality.
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Baselight Ka-booms in Belfast for new BBC broadcast project
News: Baselight Ka-booms in Belfast for new BBC broadcast projectBelfast, in Northern Ireland, doesn’t have a great history in post-production. But Ka-boom, which started in 2010 as an audio facility, the specialisation of co-founder Will McConnell, quickly grew to fill the void in a city which is now rapidly becoming a major production centre.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Video-Over-IP Streamer Delivers Cutting Edge Technology for File-Based Video Production
FOR-A will introduce a new Video-Over-IP Streamer, the MXR-200IP, at this month’s NAB Show, April 16-19 in Las Vegas (Booth, #C5117). The company will highlight this new product at its NAB Booth, #C5117, where they will demonstrate IP streaming for file-based production to and from the company's "FOR-A World of Possibilities" area that focuses on its most advanced technology. This innovation showcase will include 4K 2SI, 12G-SDI, HDR, Wide Color Gamut and 8K products, representing the highest standard in professional video industry trends. The new MXR-200IP 1 RU device delivers IP streaming with multiple-codec support for file-based workflows, saving the input data without recompression as MXF files. It has two encoder/decoder channels, and has internal storage that allows MXF files to be stored while encoding and decoding, thereby allowing the files to undergo non-linear editing. It supports H.264 High 422 Intra at 100 Mbps, while auto-correcting any dropped packets through FEC redundancy following SMPTE ST 2022-1/2.
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Archion Pushes Boundaries of Network Storage Performance with Introduction of EditStor Omni Hybrid at NAB 2016
Adds Outstanding IOPS to Ultra High-Throughput To Enable Centralization Of Both 4K and Large Render Workflows
At this year's NAB, Archion Technologies is launching EditStor Omni Hybrid, its newest product in its price-performance leading family of collaborative storage solutions for demanding media workflows. Omni Hybrid is specifically designed to support facilities with both high video streaming and graphic rendering demands. It offers the powerful combination of an unprecedented amount of bandwidth through a single 24-bay NAS media server to handle 4K DPX/UHD streaming video and outstanding IOPS performance dedicated to rendering, CGI and transcoding applications.
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VITEC to Feature New 4K HEVC Encoder and Streaming Innovations
VITEC to Feature New 4K HEVC Encoder and Streaming Innovations at NAB VITEC increases HEVC lineup with new appliances and enhancements to their industry focused solutions
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announced it will demonstrate its end-to-end streaming solutions for a variety of applications in its booth SL6305 during the 2016 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 18-21.
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ENCO to Launch Media Operations Manager at 2016 NAB Show
News: ENCO to Launch Media Operations Manager at 2016 NAB ShowENCO to Launch Media Operations Manager at 2016 NAB Show MOM brings together broadcast automation, media asset management and more into single, cost-effective system for television, cable, and streaming stations
At the 2016 NAB Show, ENCO will launch its first complete media automation system for video and audio media. The introduction of MOM (Media Operations Manager) gives television stations, cable networks, and video streaming providers a cost-efficient yet comprehensive platform to organize and automate a wide array of visual and audio content.
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SAPEC Launches Major Upgrade of AVANTOS Line of Real-Time HD/SD Encoders and Decoders
Latest HEVC Encoders Offer Improved Video Quality for Up to 50 Percent Less Bandwidth, Plus Support for Main 4:2:2 Profile
SAPEC today introduced significant enhancements to its AVANTOS line of real-time HD/SD encoders and decoders for broadcasters and telecommunications service providers. With seamless support for the HEVC/H.265 compression standard, AVANTOS enables contribution users to maintain or improve video quality with up to 50 percent bandwidth savings. With the new release, AVANTOS solutions support the Main 4:2:2 Profile (8/10 bits) for HEVC compression and offer new features for video delivery with end-to-end sub-second latency.
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VITEC Partners With Renewed Vision™ for Industry
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its House of Worship Streaming Solution is now integrated with Renewed Vision™ ProVideoServer™ (PVS), a four-channel HD video server. This partnership furthers the capabilities of VITEC’s end-to-end streaming solutions by adding recording, playback, and time-slip capabilities, allowing churches with multiple campuses to tailor their broadcast services to the needs of their satellite locations. VITEC’s portable encoders and decoders, along with the Zixi™ error-free streaming protocol, can now be bundled with PVS to provide an affordable complete solution with advanced features for small to midsize multicampus houses of worship.
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Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions And 8K Technology At The 2016 NAB Show
News: Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions And 8K Technology At The 2016 NAB ShowAt the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its full line of professional 4K and high-definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography at booth C4325.
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Big Monitor News from SmallHD at NAB in booth #C6025
News: Big Monitor News from SmallHD at NAB in booth #C6025SmallHD goes big, unveiling the first-ever line of daylight-viewable HDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes. Designed to outlast years of abuse, every monitor housing is milled from billet aluminum—an industry first—and holds a 3mm thick polycarbonate screen protector that is user-replaceable. Right out of the box, these monitors will drop straight onto a C-stand, table or cart, and the built-in “RapidRail” system enables quick mounting and powering of third party accessories, making wireless setups particularly easy. All this plus unprecedented brightness at up to 1500nits make for a true “shoot anywhere” package.
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Telestream Announces Lightspeed Live Stream and Lightspeed Live Capture
News: Telestream Announces Lightspeed Live Stream and Lightspeed Live CaptureNew enterprise-class live streaming and capture products satisfy demand to deliver streaming and OTT content concurrent with live broadcasts
Telestream® today announced Lightspeed Live Stream, and Lightspeed Live Capture, two new applications that deliver real-time, enterprise-class streaming and capture for media and entertainment companies, corporations, government and education. Lightspeed Live Stream solves the problem of preparing real time content for adaptive bitrate live streaming while Lightspeed Live Capture can independently record multiple channels of SD, HD or a single channel of UHD. Both Lightspeed Live Stream and Lightspeed Live Capture will be unveiled to the public at NAB on booth SL4525.
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras Used to Shoot Action Scenes for "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot"
Blackmagic Design today announced that DP Xavier Grobet used several Pocket Cinema Cameras to shoot select scenes for Paramount Pictures’ comedy “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.” Grobet required a small form factor camera that delivered cinematic images for the film’s in-vehicle shots and several actions scenes.
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This was not an exciting year for the National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas, says Creative COW Associate Editor Kylee Peña, but that doesn't mean it wasn't important. The “exciting” stuff isn’t what affects post production workflow the most, at least not immediately. Kylee notes that we may not even know NAB 2016's most important announcements for a few more years. After all, it might have been a long time after the introduction of 4K or even HD at NABs past before those mattered to YOU. So as important as NAB is, that's why it's important not to lose sight of the things that matter the other 51 weeks of the year.
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Sony NAB 2016 Interview - PVM-X550 55 Inch OLED 4K Monitor
Harold & Maudecast Co-Host Jake Essoe interviews Gary Mandle, Sr. Product Manager, Professional Monitor Products, Sony Electronics, about their new monitor introduced at NAB 2016, the PVM-X550 - 55 Inch OLED 4K Monitor. "Intended as a companion monitor for the X300, now clients can have the same view of projects...
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