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Genvid Releases Revolutionary Interactive Streaming Technology for eSports Broadcasts
Integrated support for YouTube, Unreal Engine 4, and Amazon Web Services enables game developers to quickly create and drive revenue from premium eSports broadcasts
(PRNewswire) Game technology solutions provider Genvid Technologies, Inc. today announced the release of the Genvid SDK, the first broadcast solution built to make any multiplayer game (eSports, VR, MMOs, etc.) more compelling to watch on streaming services such as YouTube.
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Matrox at ISE 2017 — Video Product Preview
Matrox at ISE 2017 — Video Product Preview
Monarch Family of Streaming & Recording Appliances and VS4Recorder Pro to be Featured in Amsterdam
At ISE 2017 Matrox® will be presenting its lineup of video end-user products; including the dual-streaming Monarch LCS™ lecture capture appliance and the complete Monarch family of H.264-based video streaming and recording appliances, alongside the VS4Recorder Pro™ multi-camera recording app.
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PlayBox Technology Announces Major Enhancements to Neo and CloudAir
PlayBox Technology Announces Major Enhancements to Neo and CloudAir
See PlayBox Technology on stand L14 at BVE, London, Tuesday February 28 to Thursday March 2, 2017
PlayBox Technology announces major enhancements to its server-based Neo and SaaS-based CloudAir broadcast playout solutions. They include extra features and an extended range of interface capabilities. "With over 30 per cent of the global market for channel branding and broadcast playout systems, we and our systems integration partners are experiencing ongoing success on the proven basis of listening to our customers and delivering what they need," comments PlayBox Technology president Don Ash.
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DPA Microphones Makes Music at the 2017 NAMM Show
DPA Microphones Makes Music at the 2017 NAMM Show
Company will highlight its d:vote™ Instrument and d:facto™ handheld range of mics, and will feature Trout Steak Revival performing at its booth throughout the show
DPA Microphones will showcase its sought-after range of modular microphones and accessories at the 2017 NAMM Show (Hall A, Booth 6013). Also at DPA’s booth will be Trout Steak Revival, a Colorado bluegrass band who will demonstrate DPA mics during their performance throughout the show.
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RCS Aces Data-Driven Graphics Production for WTA Media
RCS Aces Data-Driven Graphics Production for WTA Media
Kicks off three-year deal with WTA Media to provide graphics, data integration and hardware for 29 Women’s Tennis Association tournament productions
As part of a three-year deal, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is lending its graphics expertise and technology to 29 WTA Media tennis broadcasts this season. WTA Media is a joint venture between leading digital sports content and media powerhouse Perform Group and the Women’s Tennis Association. RCS’ partnership with WTA Media went on air January 1, as the Shenzhen Open broadcast debuted a full slate of new data-driven graphics created by RCS and powered by its technology solutions.
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Axon 30th anniversary celebrated with IP products at BVE 2017
Axon 30th anniversary celebrated with IP products at BVE 2017
New additions to Axon's portfolio are helping to ease broadcasters’ transition to IP.
Axon Digital Design, which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary as a broadcast infrastructure specialist, is attending BVE with a range of IP products and production tools that are designed to help broadcasters deal with the challenges of the move to IP.
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Dejero Users Gear Up for Trump’s Inauguration
Dejero Users Gear Up for Trump’s Inauguration
Many broadcasters to rely on Dejero’s LIVE+ IP news gathering tools for critical live coverage of historical event
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 they will be in Washington D.C this week to support their domestic and international customers as they broadcast the historic 2017 Inauguration of president-elect, Donald Trump.
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Wazee Digital Welcomes Josh Hatter as Vice President of Operations
Wazee Digital Welcomes Josh Hatter as Vice President of OperationsWazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that Josh Hatter has joined the company as vice president of operations. In that role, Hatter is responsible for all aspects of the company's operations and has also taken over primary responsibility for further developing existing accounts. Account managers, media services, customer support, and workflow services all report directly to Hatter.
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Pixel Power leads on virtualisation, productivity and flexibility at CABSAT 2017
Pixel Power leads on virtualisation, productivity and flexibility at CABSAT 2017Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics, playout and automation solutions, is concentrating on playout and graphics automation in its demonstrations at CABSAT 2017 (Dubai World Trade Centre, 21 – 23 March, stand 214). The presentations will feature advanced on-premise, virtualized and cloud solutions which have been proven with real broadcasters worldwide.
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DPA Microphones Reflect the Power and Emotion in Jeanne’s Vocals
DPA Microphones Reflect the Power and Emotion in Jeanne’s Vocals
The French singer has switched to DPA’s d:facto™ Vocal Microphone for her first pop tour on the recommendation of her FOH Engineer Gilles Olivesi.
French artist Jeanne Added has found the perfect complement for her powerful, harmonic voice – a DPA d:facto™ Vocal Microphone that allows her to convey emotion without changing the timbre of her singing. Jeanne, who last year released her debut solo album Be Sensational, was introduced to d:facto™ by her sound engineer, Gilles Olivesi.
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DPA Microphones’ d:facto™ 4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone Nominated for Esteemed TEC Award
DPA Microphones’ d:facto™ 4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone Nominated for Esteemed TEC AwardDPA Microphonesis proud to announce that it has once again been nominated for the prestigious NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards, a longstanding testament to the company’s quality and reputation. This year, DPA’s d:facto™4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone is nominated in the Microphones – Sound Reinforcement category.
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Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs
Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs
No More Excuses: Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs, Makes Thousands of Workouts Available Via VOD
The Peloton indoor bike, the hottest technology product transforming fitness, is a must-have item for millennials, their older siblings and their parents. “Not that exercise bike sitting in the corner of your basement,” according to Fast Company, the Peloton bike powers a state-of-the-industry fitness studio that live streams 14 classes daily, all acquired with Panasonic AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras.
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RE:Vision Effects Announces New Installers and Bug Fixes for Mac Users
RE:Vision Effects Announces New Installers and Bug Fixes for Mac Users
View Real World Use in VFX - Interview with Tom Polson of 3DPaint/FX
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces new and improved installers, bug fixes for Mac OS users and an interview with Tom Polson of 3DPaint/FX describing how he uses RE:Match and RE:Flex in his VR workflow.
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Goffstown TV Producing Local Sports with JVC GY-HM200SP Camcorder
Goffstown TV Producing Local Sports with JVC GY-HM200SP CamcorderJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Goffstown TV, a PEG (public, educational, government) operation serving Goffstown, N.H., has significantly increased its coverage of local sports and improved its production workflows with the JVC GY-HM200SP sports production streaming camcorder. With its unique built-in graphics overlay, the camera has eliminated the need for a separate “scoreboard camera” during productions, which in turn eliminated sync issues that slowed post production.
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Canadore College Students Produce Scoreboard Video for North Bay Battalion with Broadcast Pix
Canadore College Students Produce Scoreboard Video for North Bay Battalion with Broadcast PixAs part of a unique partnership, students from Canadore College’s Broadcasting and Video Production program in North Bay, Ontario, use a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 2000 integrated production switcher to provide scoreboard video coverage of the North Bay Battalion hockey team at the North Bay Memorial Gardens Sports Arena. The city owns the arena, but the Canadore staff built the control room and provides engineering services for its video equipment.
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Clear-Com's Agent-IC Goes The Distance For China's Great Wall Marathon
Clear-Com's Agent-IC Goes The Distance For China's Great Wall Marathon
Eclipse HX 8.7 digital intercom matrix and IP connectivity allows effective, thorough intercom coverage along China’s Great Wall during marathon race webcast
Clear-Com®, the leader in real-time communications solutions, was chosen as a Communications Technology Supporter for television relay service of China’s 2016 Great Wall Marathon race, which saw thousands of athletes take on 28.1miles (45.195 kilometers) of the legendary landmark on October 16, 2016. Coverage of the Great Wall Marathon was streamed live to the world by the Chinese media company Sina.
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URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Live Footage and Video at 2016 Anime Expo
URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Live Footage and Video at 2016 Anime ExpoBlackmagic Design today announced that the URSA Mini 4.6K, as well as several Blackmagic Design live production products, were used to shoot interviews, live panels and marketing videos at 2016's Anime Expo convention in Los Angeles. Organized by the nonprofit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), Anime Expo is the largest North American anime convention, garnering more than 100,000 attendees in 2016. Since its beginning in 1992, the convention has been held in locations such as Anaheim, San Jose, New York, and Tokyo, and since 2008 has been hosted each year at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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TNP Powers Voxafrica with PlayBox Technology Neo
TNP Powers Voxafrica with PlayBox Technology Neo
See PlayBox Technology on stand L14 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
Voxafrica TV has expanded its presentation resources with the purchase of a multichannel PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo television playout system. The new installation was supplied and engineered by UK-based system integrator TNP Broadcast. It is located at the channel's headquarters in the prestigious Battersea Studios media hub, south west London.
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New Year Appointments Raise the Game at Solid State Logic
New Year Appointments Raise the Game at Solid State LogicSolid State Logic is excited to announce three key new appointments to its product management team as part of its strategy to accelerate the development of new products and updates for current ones.
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GF's Three Body-Themed Web Commercials Shot with URSA Mini 4.6K
GF's Three Body-Themed Web Commercials Shot with URSA Mini 4.6KBlackmagic Design today announced that its Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K camera was used by director Yu Gang to shoot a series of Three Body themed web commercials starring famous Chinese actor Feng Shaofeng for the GF skincare products of Shanghai Jahwa, one of China's oldest daily used chemical companies. Inspired by the award-winning science fiction trilogy "Remembrance of Earth's Past" (aka "The Three Body Problem") by Chinese writer Liu Cixin -- in which the alien Trisolarans evolve to be able to hydrate and dehydrate their bodies to adapt to the harsh environment on their planet that is part of a stellar system with three suns.
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CES 2017 FreeCast Offers 3x to 4x More in Retrans Fees for Broadcasters & Cable Networks to Come Online
SelectTV to use IP Detection to solve broadcasters' streaming challenge, delivering relevant local streams, content, and ads specific to each DMA.
[PRNewswire] -- FreeCast is announcing the addition of IP detection and localized content management technologies to SelectTV. The ability to match localized content, both programming and ads, with viewers to whom that content is geographically relevant will be essential to making broadcast networks available over-the-top.
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James Madison University Enhances Hands-On Media Production Education with HITACHI Z-HD6000 Cameras
James Madison University Enhances Hands-On Media Production Education with HITACHI Z-HD6000 Cameras
Feature-rich HDTV cameras deliver ideal combination of image quality, educational value and affordability as school upgrades instructional television studio
At James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the vision of the School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) includes delivering innovative media education programs that integrate traditional concepts, values, and skills with new and evolving technologies. When the university undertook a major upgrade and refresh of the equipment in its television studio last year, it selected Z‑HD6000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to give students valuable, practical experience while meeting the school’s uncompromising quality, performance and budgetary goals.
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NexPlayer SDK now fully compatible with Yospace
NexPlayer SDK now fully compatible with YospaceNexStreaming has announced today that its flagship product, NexPlayer SDK is now pre-integrated to support Yospace’s Dynamic Ad Insertion platform. From now on, video service providers and broadcasters will be able to monetize their video apps and ensure their viewers enjoy the best user experience and even easier implementation, thanks to this pre-integration of the two products.
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DPA Microphones Launches New Chinese Website
DPA Microphones Launches New Chinese Website
The company has created this new resource for Chinese speakers to help them find the right DPA microphone for their needs.
DPA Microphones has strengthened its presence in China by launching a dedicated website that delivers product information, Microphone University articles, company news and content of specific relevance to the Chinese market in Chinese. With a population of over 1.3 billion and growing demand for high end products to satisfy its burgeoning broadcast and pro audio industries, China is a key target for many western manufacturers and DPA is no exception.
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Panasonic 4K Cameras Support Production of “Disney’s Broadway Hits” at London’s Royal Albert Hall
Panasonic 4K Cameras Support Production of “Disney’s Broadway Hits” at London’s Royal Albert Hall
VariCam LT Cinema, AK-UC3000 Studio and AW-UE70 PTZ
A new Disney concert celebrating over two decades of stunning Broadway shows received its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October. This one-night-only Disney’s Broadway Hitsevent, featuring music from such award-winning scores as Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the rest of the Disney Theatrical catalog, marked the first time this show was seen in Europe.
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Evergreen Public Schools Complete HD Production Upgrade with Broadcast Pix
Evergreen Public Schools Complete HD Production Upgrade with Broadcast PixBroadcast Pix™ today announced Evergreen Public Schools, the fifth largest school district in Washington, has anchored its recently upgraded HD control room with a Mica™ 2000 integrated production switcher. Installed in August, the switcher completes the transition to a full HD workflow that began with the purchase of a Mica 500 three years ago for the district’s mobile production unit.
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WOWOW's Remake of "Cold Case" Graded With DaVinci Resolve Studio
WOWOW's Remake of "Cold Case" Graded With DaVinci Resolve Studio
The new show was delivered in both HDR and SDR versions.
Blackmagic Design today announced that the remake of the world wide hit drama series “Cold Case” was graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio. The new show, graded by Tetsuji Yamashita, a Colorist /Technical Director of IMAGICA, was delivered in both HDR and SDR versions.
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Yospace and STV on the long-term impact of Dynamic Ad Insertion
Yospace and STV on the long-term impact of Dynamic Ad InsertionNearly three years after the first UK launch of Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) for live simulcast, Scottish broadcaster STV and stream manipulation expert Yospace present a unique case study on the long-term impact of the service. From a standing start ahead of the World Cup in 2014, addressability can now be applied to 98% of STV’s online inventory – a figure that would not have been reached without DAI. At the European Championships in 2016, the broadcaster recorded a 150% growth in ad impressions compared to the World Cup.
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FOH Engineer Stephane Plisson Uses the Waves eMotion LV1 Mixer for Kids United Tour
FOH Engineer Stephane Plisson Uses the Waves eMotion LV1 Mixer for Kids United TourStephane Plisson, leading front-of-house engineer (Mylene Farmer, Johnny Hallyday / Calogero / Julio Iglesias / Julien Clerc), chooses the eMotion LV1 software mixer from Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, for the latest Kids United tour. Kids United is a popular French musical group comprising six children aged between eight and sixteen years. Created to support UNICEF campaigns, part of the profits from their albums go to help children in refugee reception centers.
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Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic Design
Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that global media company Fullscreen uses several Blackmagic cameras, including three URSA Mini 4.6K digital film cameras and four Micro Studio Camera 4K live studio cameras, as well as numerous Blackmagic Design live production products, to deliver original programming to the recently launched Fullscreen platform.
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Life on the big screen: Calibre announces ISE 2017 presence
Life on the big screen: Calibre announces ISE 2017 presence
See Calibre at ISE 2017, Stand 12.N45, 7-10 February 2017, Amsterdam RAI, NL
Calibre will demonstrate to the professional audiovisual market the broad capabilities of their HQUltra 4K presentation scaler-switchers and led screen scalers at ISE 2017 on stand 12.N45 in what was Hall 11 but has now been renamed hall 12 following expansion of the RAI. Calibre will be highlighting several real-world installation scenarios.
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TVU Networks Celebrates Year of Strong Growth in Live Video Transmission Technology
TVU Networks Celebrates Year of Strong Growth in Live Video Transmission Technology
Company Saw Jump In Equipment Use Worldwide. Introduced Advancements in Video-Over-IP. Provided Broadcast Support for Coverage of Major World Events.
As the year draws to a close, TVU Networks shares a year-in-review of its success and advancements as a market leader in video-over-IP acquisition, distribution and management. In 2016, customer usage of TVU solutions, including TVU Grid, climbed more than 207% when compared to 2015.
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Wanda Studios, Qingdao Chooses Xytech to Support Operations
Wanda Studios, Qingdao Chooses Xytech to Support Operations
One of the world’s largest production environments selects MediaPulse for facility management
Xytech MediaPulse, the industry-leading facility management platform for media and broadcast companies, has been selected by Wanda Studios, Qingdao to help define and manage operations from the ground up at the $8.2-billion-dollar addition to the company’s entertainment hub, the Movie Metropolis. The initial installation of MediaPulse is now live and full deployment is anticipated by the completion of the studio in the coming months.
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Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Along with the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, a large number of other Blackmagic Design products were used, including four Teranex Expresses and 24 Teranex Minis used throughout each venue to convert various camera signals.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Illinois production company Upstaging Inc. built a complete IMAG and AV production using the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and a large number of other Blackmagic Design products during this year’s sold out Weezer and Panic! At the Disco summer concert tour.
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Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue
Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue
According to McClelland, images from the region in the 1960s were used as a reference for the incredible reds and oranges of the earth, the blue of distant hills, and the sage green of the Australian gum trees.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue, the highly-anticipated sequel to 2011’s RED DOG. McClelland graded the feature at post production studio Soundfirm’s Melbourne facility.
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DPA Microphones Highlights Audio Quality at ISE 2017
DPA Microphones Highlights Audio Quality at ISE 2017
The company will show a range of solutions for the installation market, including a new Microphone Base that will be unveiled for the first time
Visual impact is important, but when it comes to delivering a successful event or conference what you really need is clear, intelligible sound. This is the message DPA Microphones is bringing to ISE 2017 (stand 7-T235)– and one it is backing with a range of high quality microphone products aimed specifically at architects, AV consultants, system integrators and installing electricians.
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Matrox Monarch Controls Deeply Integrated into StreamShark Video CDN
Matrox Monarch Controls Deeply Integrated into StreamShark Video CDN
Live Streaming Platform Includes Monarch H.264 Capture and Encode Appliance Management Allowing for High-Quality Event Distribution
The latest in a series of partner integrations, Matrox is today announcing StreamShark’s implementation of Matrox® Monarch™ encoding and streaming controls into their event video CDN. “StreamShark works closely with both small and large organizations that use live streaming as a means to broadcast their message globally, at internet scale,” said James Broberg, CEO, StreamShark.
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NYU Tisch School of the Arts Equips Introductory Documentary Classes with Panasonic AJ-PX270 AVC-INTRA P2 HD Camcorders
NYU Tisch School of the Arts Equips Introductory Documentary Classes with Panasonic AJ-PX270 AVC-INTRA P2 HD CamcordersNew York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts recently added 18 Panasonic AJ-PX270 AVC-ULTRA P2 HD handheld camcorders as the standard instructional tool in the Film and Television department’s Sight and Sound Documentary classes. NYU Tisch’s acquisition of the PX270s was made possible through a donation by a parent of a Tisch student.
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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 Update Now Available
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 Update Now Available
Update adds support for new MacBook Pro Touch Bar, additional HDR grading formats and more
Blackmagic Design today announced a new DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update for its professional editing and color correction software. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 features support for the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar, additional Rec. 2100 and 2020 support for high dynamic range workflows and more. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update is available now for both DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio customers, and can be downloaded free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Presteigne on a roll with Six Day Amsterdam cycling
Presteigne on a roll with Six Day Amsterdam cyclingPresteigne Broadcast Hire has provided a complete production solution, including onboard cameras, for Aurora Media’s production of “Six Day Amsterdam”, an elite track cycling event held at the Amsterdam Velodrome from 6-11 December. The Six Day race series is comprised of multiple, varied forms of racing and features many of the world’s top professional riders who intensely compete over the six days in a festival atmosphere.
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Visionary Solutions teams with CUK Audio as its Distributor in the United Kingdom
Visionary Solutions teams with CUK Audio as its Distributor in the United Kingdom
CUK provides comprehensive AV systems solutions, as well as custom systems design, demonstrations and training, acoustic modeling, DSP programming, and user interface design.
Visionary Solutions, Inc., a leader in innovative high-bandwidth video networking solutions, has announced the appointment of CUK Audio as its distributor in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2005, CUK Audio has grown to become one of the country's foremost distributors of AV technology, covering a wide range of disciplines including commercial AV, broadcast, live performance, recording, conferencing, security and more. CUK provides comprehensive AV systems solutions, as well as custom systems design, demonstrations and training, acoustic modeling, DSP programming, and user interface design.
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Imagine Communications Bolsters Leadership Team with Key Executive Appointments
Imagine Communications Bolsters Leadership Team with Key Executive Appointments
Industry veterans bring decades of experience to company's forward-looking solution and services initiatives
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, announced the appointment of several executives to head pivotal product and services initiatives that are designed to be critical contributors to the company's ongoing mission to advance the media & entertainment industry through an orderly and affordable transition to an agile and versatile technology foundation.
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Trans7 Chooses PlayBox Technology Production AirBox Neo
Trans7 Chooses PlayBox Technology Production AirBox NeoIndonesian national television broadcaster Trans7 has expanded the broadcast playout facilities at its Jakarta headquarters with the purchase of a PlayBox Technology Production AirBox Neo. Part of the TransCorp media group, Trans7 transmits a wide range of programmes in high-definition and standard-definition via terrestrial UHF plus a streaming online channel.
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Top Engineers Choose Sennheiser Wireless for Optimal Reliability and Audio Quality During 2016 American Music Awards
Top Engineers Choose Sennheiser Wireless for Optimal Reliability and Audio Quality During 2016 American Music AwardsLast month’s AMA Awards, held at Microsoft Theater and broadcast to more than eight million viewers on the ABC network, featured several of today’s most talented pop artists such as Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande and many others. As each artist lit up the stage in a sequence of arresting performances, along with impressive lighting and choreography, the vast majority of engineers handling audio for the show relied on Sennheiser wireless for the duration of the performances.
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NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ Automatically Detects Panasonic IP Cameras for TriCaster and NewTek IP Series Workflows
NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ Automatically Detects Panasonic IP Cameras for TriCaster and NewTek IP Series Workflows
Identifies any compatible Panasonic IP cameras anywhere on your network. For a limited time, Panasonic will be offering a complimentary Newtek AutoLink for Panasonic license.
Sports Video Group Summit News –– Panasonic announced today the NewTek AutoLink™ for Panasonic PTZ, a software application allowing users to connect IP-ready Panasonic professional video cameras to a network and detect their presence automatically from NewTek TriCaster® and the IP Series Video Mix Engine. With NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ, Panasonic IP cameras detected on a network become immediately available for use in NDI-based video production workflows without any additional configuration.
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Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros Use ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros Use ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4KBlackmagic Design today announced that Santa Monica production company Subtractive Inc. used ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel and HyperDeck Studio 12G broadcast recorders as part of a live streaming and IMAG setup for a recent Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert at Century Park in Los Angeles.
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AJA KONA and Io 4K Help Color Casa Loma’s “Legends of Horror”
AJA KONA and Io 4K Help Color Casa Loma’s “Legends of Horror”Built in 1911, Toronto’s sprawling Casa Loma is rumored to be haunted, making it the perfect setting for the haunted house experience “Legends of Horror.” The promenade theatre featured dressed sets augmented by fog, sound effects and animatronics, bringing the venue alive for this year’s Halloween celebration; more than 70 actors representing iconic horror characters like Dracula and Frankenstein and 3D and laser projections took the experience to a whole new level.
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Matrox Announces Significant Update for Monarch LCS
Matrox Announces Significant Update for Monarch LCS
New Updates for the Lecture Capture Appliance Include Device Scheduling and Store & Forward Functionality
Matrox® Video, a leader in broadcast and streaming video technology, today announced a major firmware update for the H.264 based Matrox Monarch LCS™ lecture capture appliance. “Matrox has a long reputation of providing robust updates to our product lines and this release is proof of that continued tradition,” says Dan Maloney, technical marketing manager, Matrox. “This update provides value, increases ease of use and reliability, and lowers overall demands on network infrastructures and IT administrators.”
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IABM and BVE Announce Strategic Partnership for 2017
IABM and BVE Announce Strategic Partnership for 2017
International media technology suppliers trade body and leading UK entertainment and media technology event collaborate to deliver bigger, better and more focused show for delegates London, UK
IABM today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with BVE, the UK’s leading entertainment and media technology event. The partnership will see IABM and BVE working together throughout the year to ensure members and exhibitors benefit from a greater combined package across the two organizations. BVE 2017 will take place from 28th February – 2nd March 2017 at ExCeL London.
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Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves Primary Source Expander Plugin
Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves Primary Source Expander PluginWaves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, is now shipping the Waves Primary Source Expander (PSE) plugin. PSE lets users reduce stage bleed and sensitivity to feedback when a mic is idle by automatically lowering mic levels between musical phrases – perfect for live sound and for mixing live recordings. At the heart of the Primary Source Expander plugin is a precision expander, tailored especially for melodic sources such as vocals, guitars, strings, brass, woodwinds and more.
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Pegula Sports and Entertainment Relies on TVU Networks for Buffalo Bills & Sabres Sports Coverage
Pegula Sports and Entertainment Relies on TVU Networks  for Buffalo Bills & Sabres Sports Coverage
The Upstate NY Professional Sports Teams Use TVU Networks’ Video Transmission Technology To Deliver More Content To Fans Easier and Faster
TVU Networks announces that Buffalo’s NFL Bills and NHL Sabres teams have been relying on its video transmission solutions for game coverage. Both teams are newly under the ownership of Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE) and part of the One Buffalo sports family. The teams now have their own production team of videographers and producers for live coverage of both home and away games. The Buffalo Bills have been using TVU Networks’ TVU One cellular 4G/LTE portable IP video transmitter and TVU receiver as part of its production package for the past few seasons, and the technology was brought forth for use at PSE. The Sabres recently purchased a second TVU One exclusively for use during hockey season, which kicked off in October.
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Wazee Digital Launches Wazee Digital Media Hub
Wazee Digital Launches Wazee Digital Media Hub
Web Portal Is Central Location for Host Broadcasters to Capture Live Moments and Immediately Share Them for Global Highlights, Publishing, and Syndication
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced the launch of Wazee Digital Media Hub, the only centralized, web-based system that allows host broadcasters to capture live moments and make them immediately available for global highlights, publishing, and syndication as the event is happening. Digital Media Hub is a web portal that serves as a central access point through which users can acquire, enhance, and distribute media gleaned from live events.
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Metro Nashville Network Election Coverage Powered By Broadcast Pix
Metro Nashville Network Election Coverage Powered By Broadcast PixBroadcast Pix™ today announced Metro Nashville Network, the government access channel for Nashville, Tenn., added BPNet™ Rapid CG software to one of its new Mica™ integrated production switchers to enhance its Election Night coverage on Nov. 8. For the first time, the station presented real-time results with animated graphics with candidate images.
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GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System
GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System
Introduced last month, JVC VIDEOCLOUD is a complete acquisition-to-streaming distribution solution designed for small and medium-sized enterprises, including local governments, schools, and videographers.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate its new JVC VIDEOCLOUD online video and live streaming platform, new fiber studio system for its GY-HM890 ProHD cameras, and a number of other products and services at the Government Video Expo 2016 (Booth 102), which runs Dec. 7-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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KOO-KI Uses Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio for Marui's Commercial
KOO-KI Uses Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio for Marui's CommercialBlackmagic Design today announced that Fukuoka-based production company KOO–KI produced a new set of commercials for Japanese department store giant Marui using Fusion Studio. KOO-KI consists of directors, CG directors, producers and CG/Motion graphic designers and offers planning, direction and production for TV commercials, campaigns, TV dramas, TV animation and apps. Their award winning work includes CG work for the "Universe of Nikon" museum, the opening movie for KONAMI's new baseball game and the planning and direction of the award winning drama "Mentai Piriri."
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HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enable Superior Educational Experiences for New England School of Communications at Husson University
HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enable Superior Educational Experiences for New England School of Communications at Husson University
Z-HD5000 and Z-HD6000 cameras cost-effectively deliver outstanding quality, reliability and ease of use as students gain valuable knowledge and practical skills
The New England School of Communications at Husson University (NESCom) has a goal of providing its students with second-to-none facilities, equipment and instruction that deliver a superior learning experience. In support of that mission, NESCom added three Z-HD6000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to the school’s existing Z-HD5000 cameras for studio and field production.
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Cineverse® is now VER Camera
Cineverse® is now VER Camera
Announcing new Camera prep facilities and complete production solutions in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans, and New York.
To support the diversification of productions shot throughout the US, VER has invested in state-of-the-art camera prep facilities and increased services across the country. VER’s signature Cineverse® service remains at the core of each facility, providing expert camera prep staff, lens technicians, camera engineers — and 24/7 technical support.
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Canon U.S.A. Releases Survey Results
Canon U.S.A. Releases Survey Results
Canon U.S.A. releases survey results confirming consumer preceptions of faster service times and higher tech support satisfaction over major competitor
Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the findings from a nationwide third-party blind survey that compared customer perceptions concerning the speed of service and quality of tech support offered by Canon and Nikon. The survey was conducted among photographers (primarily professional, semi-professional, and advanced amateur) in November 2016 and found that customers perceive Canon’s service times to be faster than Nikon’s and that customer satisfaction with tech support is higher for Canon than it is for Nikon.
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TNDV Manages 4K and HD Live TV and Streaming Productions at the 2016 CMA Awards
TNDV Manages 4K and HD Live TV and Streaming Productions at the 2016 CMA Awards
Nashville’s 2016 Small Business of the Year winner deploys its two flagship trucks for a Red Carpet special, backstage interviews, and other video/audio productions for DirecTV, ABC Digital and the Country Music Association
Mobile production specialist TNDV has taken its recently-launched Exclamation truck around the country over the past few months, powering live, multi-camera productions across TV broadcast, worship, corporate and other events. On November 2, TNDV flexed Exclamation’s 4K muscle for the first time at the 2016 CMA Awards, bringing DirecTV viewers stunning visuals of Red Carpet action and interviews for a live two-hour special.
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MOG will be present at NAB SHOW SHANGHAI 2016
MOG will be present at NAB SHOW SHANGHAI 2016
MOG and Intrepid Data LLC will promote a speaking session about the Future Application of VR Technology at the Broadcast Industry
MOG Technologies, the leading provider of MXF development tools and centralized ingest solutions, today announced its participation at NAB Show Shanghai, taking place from 6 to 9 December at Shanghai New International Expo Centre. MOG will also be a platinum sponsor of the Global Innovation Exchange, participating in the show conferences as a speaker in a session about the Future Application of Virtual Reality Technology that will be presented in synergy with Intrepid Data LLC.
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IABM announces 2016 award winners at Annual International Business Conference
IABM announces 2016 award winners at Annual International Business ConferenceIABM announces 2016 award winners at Annual International Business Conference Outstanding winners raise the bar yet again for future contenders IABM today announced the winners of its prestigious annual awards at the IABM Annual International Business Conference which took place in London on 1st and 2nd December 2016. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in four key areas of the broadcast and media technology industry which IABM regards as key to its ongoing health and success. A fifth award – Honorary Membership of IABM - is made to an individual who has played a major role in the development of the industry and contributed to the advancement of IABM over the course of their career.
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Panasonic Announces Pricing/Availability of New AK-UB300 Multi-Purpose Camera with Simultaneous 4K and HD Output
Panasonic Announces Pricing/Availability of New AK-UB300 Multi-Purpose Camera with Simultaneous 4K and HD OutputPanasonic today announced availability and pricing for its new AK-UB300 4K multi-purpose camera, designed for applications where a compact form-factor yet high-quality image is required. Ideal for broadcast and remote studios, weather and traffic reporting, remote live production, image magnification and sports, the UB300 is equipped with a one-inch MOS sensor that outputs a UHD signal up to 3840x2160/59.94p with the ability to simultaneously output HD up to 1080/59.94p.
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New Campaign Spot from BooneOakley and Wondersmith part of Bojangles® "Cinnamon Biscuit Returns" Launch
New Campaign Spot from BooneOakley and Wondersmith part of Bojangles® "Cinnamon Biscuit Returns" LaunchFans of Bojangles', the iconic restaurant brand, from across the Southeast are celebrating the return of its one-of-a-kind Cinnamon Biscuit. The news is spreading fast by word-of-mouth and via the brand's integrated #CinnamonBiscuitIsBack campaign, which includes a new :30 television spot produced by full-service independent agency BooneOakley and creative production company Wondersmith. The new "Cinnamon Biscuits" spot recently debuted on broadcast and cable outlets in major markets across Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia.
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New Broadcast Pix Commander Systems Simplify Live Production with Intuitive Touchscreen Control
New Broadcast Pix Commander Systems Simplify Live Production with Intuitive Touchscreen Control
Broadcast Pix Commander System's Intuitive Touchscreen Control Enables Non-Technical Operators to Create Great Live Video
Broadcast Pix™ today announced Broadcast Pix Commander™, a new series of live production systems featuring a streamlined touchscreen interface that allows non-technical personnel to easily execute sophisticated productions. Designed for government, corporate, education, house of worship, and live events, Commander’s intuitive control dramatically simplifies switching, robotic camera control, and the inclusion of graphics, clips and effects.
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Dante Streamlines United States Presidential Election Coverage for BBC World Service
Dante Streamlines United States Presidential Election Coverage for BBC World Service
Leading broadcaster uses Dante™ networking to distribute live radio programming to 250 million listeners while reducing integration costs
As the world’s largest international broadcaster, BBC World Service broadcasts radio and TV services worldwide in more than 30 languages. For the United States Presidential election on November 8, the BBC World Service established a temporary production and distribution facility within its Washington DC bureau. The BBC World Service production staff utilized Dante networking from Audinate to manage and deliver live coverage to radio audiences worldwide over the BBC World Service, NPR partner stations, BBC Radio 4 and BBC 5 Live networks (as well as BBC local radio in the UK) – reaching as many as 250 million listeners over a 12-hour period.
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Audio-Technica Network Solutions Selected for Pittsburgh City Council Chambers
Audio-Technica Network Solutions Selected for Pittsburgh City Council ChambersThe City of Pittsburgh recently completed a major renovation of the government access broadcast infrastructure in its 100-year-old Pittsburgh City-County Building, including the installation of a Dante™-networked Engineered Sound® conference microphone system from Audio-Technica, for use in the City Council chambers. The city engaged RPC Video, Inc. of Verona, Pennsylvania, to design, supply and integrate the new in-house broadcast, streaming and archiving production systems and infrastructure for City Channel Pittsburgh, which is available live via Comcast and Verizon and the city’s website, and on-demand on its YouTube channel.
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Octopus Newsroom celebrated a highly successful 2016 and their 17th anniversary
Octopus Newsroom celebrated a highly successful 2016 and their 17th anniversaryWith over 200 customers and 50 MOS partner companies, Octopus Newsroom celebrated a highly successful 2016 and their 17th anniversary. Highlights included intensive use of the Octopus Mobile App by broadcast networks covering the summer sports in Rio de Janeiro and covering the US elections. The past 12 months have seen a series of new Octopus system installations plus major extension of the company's global presence. New offices have been opened in the Thai capital, Bangkok, (headed by APAC director Miro Rusko) and in San Francisco (headed by Gene Sudduth as national sales director for North America).
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Edison TV Improves Workflow Efficiency and Online Viewer Experience with Tightrope Media Systems’ Cablecast
Switch to integrated automation, playout and streaming platform saves significant time and effort for community broadcaster while elevating look, features and video quality of web presence
As a two-time winner of national awards for excellence in government access television, Edison TV prides itself on making its programming easily available to residents of the Township of Edison, New Jersey on both its cable channel and online. When the station set out last year to find a replacement for its aging playout and automation system, it turned to the Cablecast platform from Tightrope Media Systems (TRMS) to meet its dual goals of visual and workflow enhancements.
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Sky Deutschland New Cube Will Benefit From Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio Experience
Sky Deutschland New Cube Will Benefit From Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio Experience
The broadcaster’s new Sports Broadcasting Centre will have a full complement of D*AP audio processing units for Dolby encoding/decoding and loudness control.
Sky Deutschland has become the latest broadcaster to adopt Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio concept after specifying the company’s D*AP audio processing units for its new sports programming broadcast centre in Unterföhring, near Munich.
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PlayBox Technology Reports its Most Successful Year to Date
PlayBox Technology reports 2016 as the most successful trading year in its history with strong demand for its wide range of television channel branding and playout solutions throughout the global broadcast market. "At IBC 2016 in September we celebrated our 17,000th delivery of new or upgraded channels compared with the 15,000 total we reached two years before," comments PlayBox Technology president Don Ash. "Upgrades from our AirBox product range to the Neo series are proving especially popular. We were also delighted to see our recently introduced CloudAir virtual playout software shortlisted for an IABM Design & Innovation Award."
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United Keeps The Grand Tour 4K - Aligned with Leader LV5490
United Keeps The Grand Tour 4K - Aligned with Leader LV5490Hilversum-based video systems specialist United has chosen Leader's LV5490 as the test and measurement core of a 4K ultra-high-definition flyaway production system for Amazon Prime's new motoring television series, The Grand Tour . The show reunites presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. An initial 36 episodes are being produced for release on Amazon Prime. The LV5490 was purchased via Leader's channel partner Fofic BV, based at Diemen near Amsterdam.
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Strong Wind and Traffic Noise Are Not An Issue For DPA Microphones
Strong Wind and Traffic Noise Are Not An Issue For DPA Microphones
The company’s products helped sound engineer Julien Proutière beat natural and man-made interference during an outdoor event to mark the birth of St. Martin of Tours.
The Diocese responsible for the French city of Tours has been organising events to mark the 1,700th anniversary of the birth of its patron saint, St. Martin of Tours. Alongside special masses in the city’s Cathedral, the Saint’s anniversary was also celebrated with a large, open-air mass in Marmoutiers where he founded a small hermitage in the fourth century - now the site of a ruined Abbey.
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The LIR Academy Partners with Clear-Com and Tyrell to Augment Theatre Training Program
The LIR Academy Partners with Clear-Com and  Tyrell to Augment Theatre Training Program
Industry leading communication solutions provided to The Lir Academy for stage management and technical theatre students
Clear-Com®, the leader in wired, wireless and IP communication solutions, and its long term channel partner Tyrell, have joined forces to provide The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art with state-of-the-art production communication solutions and training workshops to educate theatre students to an international standard of excellence.
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Freedman Electronics Acquires SoundField from TSL Products
On the eve of its 50th year in business, The Freedman Electronics Group, home to pro audio brands RØDE Microphones, Event Electronics and Aphex, expanded its company portfolio today, purchasing the surround sound recording marque SoundField from TSL Products, the industry leading broadcast equipment manufacturer.
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Multi-Award Winning Producer Lawrence Cumbo Joins Pixeldust Studios to Expand its Entertainment Division
Award-winning producer Lawrence Cumbo has joined Pixeldust Studios, a multi Emmy Award-winning, digital animation and broadcast production studio helmed by Ricardo Andrade, to expand its Entertainment Division. Cumbo brings to Pixeldust an active development slate comprised of over 30 projects. The announcement was made by Ricardo Andrade, President & Creative Director, Pixeldust Studios, and by Lawrence Cumbo, whose new title is Senior Vice President of Development & Content, Pixeldust Studios.
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Eyeheight LE-2M Legalisers Used Again in the Continuing Story of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!"
Eyeheight LE-2M legalisers have returned to the tropical jungle of New South Wales for the latest series of the television show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! This year's contestants include footballer Wayne Bridge, Jordan Banjo from Diversity, Carol Vorderman, Olympian Sam Quek, presenter Lisa Snowdon, and actors Adam Thomas and Larry Lamb. The UK series, transmitted across the ITV network, has been supported for many years and is a major highlight of the ITV schedule.
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Over 700 People Tell DPA Microphones A Story
Over 700 People Tell DPA Microphones A Story
The company’s recent competition to discover how people are using its vast range of microphones and accessories brought a flood of entries from all over the globe.
From recording the sound of Antarctic wind and saving a Gibson True Vintage guitar, to making movie magic in Hollywood and capturing the sound of termites at dawn in Africa – these were just some of the 700 plus stories received by DPA Microphones in response to its recent ‘Tell Us Your Story’ competition. The company asked customers to share stories about how they use microphones and offered a range of prizes, including a first prize of €2,500 (US$2,800) in DPA microphones and accessories.
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Media Links to Debate the Future of Sports Production
Media Links to Debate the Future of Sports Production
John Smith, Managing Director, Media Links EMEA, Joins Panel at SVG Europe’s FutureSport Event at Chelsea Football Club
Media Links, Engineering Emmy® Award winner and market leader in solutions to transport broadcast media and data over IP has announced managing director of EMEA, John Smith, will join the debate about the future of sports production at SVG Europe’s forthcoming FutureSport, to be held at Chelsea Football Club on 30 November 2016.
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Vimond Wins Two Streaming Media Europe Awards
Vimond Wins Two Streaming Media Europe AwardsVimond Media Solutions today announced that two of its products have won Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Awards: Vimond Platform in the Online Video Platform category; and Vimond IO, in the Cloud Video Service category.
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SMG Delivers Live Video Coverage of Major Cycling Race In Extreme Weather with TVU One
SMG Delivers Live Video Coverage of Major Cycling Race In Extreme Weather with TVU One
Despite unpredictable weather, erratic availability of dependable cellular connections and on-the-go video shots, TVU One consistently delivered outstanding picture quality for our viewers, said Mr. Wang Ting, Director of SMG Technology Center.
TVU Networks IP video transmission solutions were used by one of China’s largest media organizations, Shanghai Media Group (SMG), to successfully deliver live video coverage of the 2016 Tour of Taihu Lake Cycling Race in severe weather conditions.
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Visual Data Drives New Business Growth with Telestream Vantage Platform
Visual Data Drives New Business Growth with Telestream Vantage PlatformTelestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that Visual Data Media Services, one of the largest media processing and distribution service companies in the world, is relying on intelligent workflow management provided by Telestream Vantage media processing platform to transform its business model. Using Vantage, Visual Data has created an assembly line approach to digital manufacturing that has improved its bottom line, and enabled the company to build substantial new revenue streams.
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Sescom Unveils New Professional Broadcast Audio Reference VU Meter
Sescom Unveils New Professional Broadcast Audio Reference VU MeterSescom, a global leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio transformers and interface technology, unveils a new balanced-stereo analog audio reference VU meter, the SES-VUA-1RU, that is housed in a compact 1RU powder-coated steel enclosure for professional broadcasting where space is a consideration.
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Sixty’s Ease Live Wins Streaming Media Europe Innovation Award
Sixty’s Ease Live Wins Streaming Media Europe Innovation AwardSixty today announced that Ease Live, its innovative product that enables clickable on-air graphics on any device, has been chosen as the winner in the Best Streaming Innovation category in the Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Awards. "We are delighted that Ease Live has received this recognition from Streaming Media Europe" said Henriette Sæther, CCO at Sixty. “Ease Live enables viewers to create a personalised experience that is unique to them, deepening their engagement and increasing their enjoyment – Ease Live is the perfect balance between what the users really want and what the producer can control."
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Audinate Introduces Dante Analog Output Module
The Dante Analog Output Module offers manufacturers an easy option for quickly developing Dante endpoints
Audinate®, creator of the industry-leading audio networking technology Dante™, has announced the immediate availability of the Dante Analog Output Module, a complete, small form factor PCB that allows for rapid development of Dante-to-analog endpoints. Manufacturers can use this module in a variety of small footprint enclosures with appropriate analog connectors to rapidly bring finished products to market.
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NFTS Selects Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow for Sports Production Course
NFTS Selects Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow for Sports Production Course
Replicating industry standard workflows, the NFTS has designed and implemented a solution featuring Blackmagic’s URSA Mini 4K PL, equipped with the Blackmagic URSA Mini B4 Mount, and ATEM live production hardware.
Blackmagic Design today announced its broadcast infrastructure products are being used by the National Film and Television School’s (NFTS) as part of a new diploma in Sports Production. Replicating industry standard workflows, the NFTS has designed and implemented a solution featuring Blackmagic’s URSA Mini 4K PL, equipped with the Blackmagic URSA Mini B4 Mount, and ATEM live production hardware. The diploma is delivered in partnership with IMG, one of the world’s largest independent sports producers, and aims to equip students with the editorial skills required to produce state of the art sports and live events coverage as well as highlights content.
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SSL C10 Helps to Drive Change at ITV News
SSL C10 Helps to Drive Change at ITV News
A competent person can drive a show even though there is some quite complex configuration hidden underneath.
UK broadcaster ITV has been evolving its approach to regional news production and in turn has been remodeling its studios to embrace a flexible way of working. As part of this move, new facilities have been built in the Wales, Channel, Tyne Tees, Central, West Country, and Anglia ITV regions - all of which have SSL C10 HD Plus broadcast consoles in their sound studios.
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Fayetteville PEG Channel Improves Workflows, Anchors Full HD Production with Broadcast Pix
Fayetteville PEG Channel Improves Workflows, Anchors Full HD Production with Broadcast PixFayTV, the government access channel for the City of Fayetteville, N.C., purchased two Broadcast Pix™ integrated production switchers with BPNet™ last summer to improve its workflows and complete its HD transition. The new Mica 1000 is used to produce government meetings from the PEG (public, education, government) channel’s temporary facilities near City Hall, while the new Roadie mobile system is dramatically improving remote productions.
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Trius is New German Partner for Visionary Solutions
Trius is New German Partner for Visionary SolutionsVisionary Solutions, Inc., a leader in innovative high-bandwidth video networking solutions, has appointed Trius Pro-AV GmbH as its new distributor in Germany. For more than two decades, Trius has been an influential distributor of professional audio and video technologies in Germany, introducing a number of high-profile international firms to the region. The company is one of Germany's foremost distributors of AV technology, covering the Professional and Installed audio and video, Live Sound, and Music sectors with sales and support across the entire country.
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FLEX Creative Acquires Noted Marketing, Promotions and Production Company SuchAGoodDog
FLEX Creative Acquires Noted Marketing, Promotions and Production Company SuchAGoodDog
Acquisition Brings New Clients Fox, ABC, Freeform and Reelz Network to FLEX
FLEX Creative, a creative services agency specializing in the design and production of promotional and in-show content for broadcast television, cable and streaming industry clients, has acquired SuchAGoodDog, the Emmy-nominated marketing, promotions, and production company.  The acquisition brings new clients Fox, ABC, Freeform and Reelz Network to FLEX. The announcement was made jointly today by Peter Martin, Founder/Chief Creative Director, FLEX Creative, and Steve Silverman, Founder/Chief Creative Director, Such A Good Dog.
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"FUJINON Days" Held in U.S. and Abroad
"FUJINON Days"  Held in U.S. and Abroad
Cinematographers and Optical Technicians Put Premier and Cabrio Zooms through their Paces during Educational Seminars
As part of the company’s overall initiative to increase awareness of its Cine-Style zooms among Cinematographers, Camera Operators and Camera Assistants throughout the world, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM, FUJINON has embarked on a series of hands-on, educational seminars. Based on initial reviews from leading feature film and episodic cinematographers as well as rental house lens technicians at each of the regional events, this series has the potential for a long run.
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Magewell Named to 2016 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video Industry Leaders
Magewell Named to 2016 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video Industry Leaders
Company honored as one of the most influential and innovative technology vendors in the streaming media market
Magewell is proud to have been selected as one of 2016's Streaming Media 100, Streaming Media magazine's annual list of "the 100 companies that matter most in online video." Chosen by a panel of 11 streaming media experts, the list honors the technology and services companies doing the most interesting, important and innovative work in the industry.
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Wazee Digital's Andy Hurt Named to IABM North America Regional Council
Wazee Digital's Andy Hurt Named to IABM North America Regional Council
Hurt Will Join Key Broadcast Industry Professionals to Advise IABM on Regional Issues and Advocate for North American Media Technology Suppliers
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, today announced that Andy Hurt, the company's senior vice president of marketing and business development, has been selected to join the IABM North America Regional Council. Hurt joins 13 other broadcast industry professionals on the new council, charged with promoting local issues and providing advocacy for the North American broadcast and media technology industry. The new IABM North America Regional Council held its first meeting on Nov. 10 at the 2016 NAB Show New York.
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Blackmagic DeckLink and UltraStudio Devices Used with Slomo.tv’s Sports Officiating System
Blackmagic DeckLink and UltraStudio Devices Used with Slomo.tv’s Sports Officiating SystemBlackmagic Design today announced that its DeckLink Quad 2, DeckLink 4K Pro and UltraStudio 4K Extreme capture and playback devices are used with Slomo.tv Inc.’s sports officiating system, videoReferee®. The system has become hugely popular with broadcasters and sports leagues, including the recent Rio Summer Olympics. Slomo.tv’s videoReferee®-IIM3 system, which is based around three DeckLink Quad 2 cards, was used to judge canoe competitions at the Rio games, and the DeckLink Quad 2’s real–time performance was a key feature.
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Spanish Feature Animation Ozzy Completed Using DaVinci Resolve Studio
Spanish Feature Animation Ozzy Completed Using DaVinci Resolve StudioBlackmagic Design today announced that Barcelona based post production house, Moonlight Cinema, has completed both the digital intermediate and finishing of the new children’s animated film “Ozzy” on DaVinci Resolve Studio. Post production director Alejandro Matus and colorist Ignasi González produced more than 40 different deliveries of the animation over a two week period, using Moonlight Cinema’s three DaVinci Resolve color grading suites to cater for everything from different aspect ratios and frame rates through to multiple language versions.
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Next Step Selects ATEME’s TITAN to Power the First HEVC DTH Service in Thailand
Next Step Selects ATEME’s TITAN to Power the First HEVC DTH Service in ThailandATEME announced today that Next Step, a Thai multi-channel DTH operator and distributor and the owner of Freeview HD and Good TV — a new HD DTH Free to Air satellite TV Platform— is using ATEME’s TITAN solution. TITAN will encode and transcode to H264 and HEVC formats SD and HD content for Next Step’s satellite Direct to Home (DTH) TV offering in the country.
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Blackmagic announces Adam Savage's Tested Uses Micro Cinema Cameras to Shoot Arctic Circle Expedition
Blackmagic announces Adam Savage's Tested Uses Micro Cinema Cameras to Shoot Arctic Circle Expedition
The Tested team was invited by astronaut Chris Hadfield as part of his Generator Arctic team on the Quark Expeditions tour.
Blackmagic Design today announced that DP and lead producer Joey Fameli used several Micro Cinema Cameras to shoot a recent Arctic Circle expedition. Fameli also uses the Micro Cinema Cameras, along with Pocket Cinema Cameras, Studio Cameras and DaVinci Resolve Studio, to shoot and grade content for Tested, which is a website dedicated to covering ‘anything that’s awesome’ in science, exploration, nature, emerging technology, consumer technology and more.
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NAB New York: JVC Launches VIDEOCLOUD Live Streaming Platform
NAB New York: JVC Launches VIDEOCLOUD Live Streaming PlatformJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced JVC VIDEOCLOUD, an online video and live streaming platform designed for small and medium-size enterprises, such as houses of worship, wedding videographers, and schools. Complete with a content management system and customization tools, JVC VIDEOCLOUD provides both private and public reliable viewer experiences. JVC will demonstrate the new service during the NAB Show New York (Booth #1515), which runs Nov. 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center.
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Bannister Lake Enhances Traffic System Integration in Brando Multi-Channel Branding Software
Bannister Lake Enhances Traffic System Integration in Brando Multi-Channel Branding Software
Addition of BXF support enables standards-based exchange of program schedule and as-run data between broadcast business systems and feature-rich branding automation software
Bannister Lake has vastly expanded the integration possibilities between its powerful Brando branding automation solution and third-party traffic and billing systems with the addition of support for the Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF), the SMPTE standard that streamlines interoperability and data exchange in broadcast and production workflows.
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Bright TV Thailand Upgrades to PlayBox Technology ProductionAirBox Neo
Bright TV Thailand Upgrades to PlayBox Technology ProductionAirBox NeoBright TV, one of Thailand's most highly respected broadcasters, has upgraded its playout system to a PlayBox Technology ProductionAirbox Neo. "Bright TV has been using a PlayBox Technology AirBox system very successfully for the past three years," comments the network's senior broadcast technician Ampol Phimphila. "Upgrading to a ProductionAirBox Neo enables us to make greater use of studio insertion, handling a wider range of file formats and extending the output to four channels.
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Roland Announces VR-4HD High-Definition AV Mixer
Roland Announces VR-4HD High-Definition AV MixerRoland today announces the introduction of its VR-4HD High-Definition AV Mixer, an easy-to-use, compact and portable AV Mixer that integrates a digital audio mixer, video switcher, multi-viewer touch screen and USB video/audio streaming interface into a stand-alone device.
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