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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 ExperienceThe 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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Strong Wind and Traffic Noise Are Not An Issue For DPA Microphones
Strong Wind and Traffic Noise Are Not An Issue For DPA MicrophonesThe 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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Royal Shakespeare Company's "The Tempest" Brings First Real-Time Digital Character to a Shakespeare Performance
Royal Shakespeare Company's "The Tempest" Brings First Real-Time Digital Character to a Shakespeare PerformanceFirst use of a completely digital character in a live RSC stage production, made possible through the use of Xsens real-time, MVN motion capture technology
For the first time since its debut in 1611, William Shakespeare’s The Tempest can be seen onstage with all the wonder and magic that the author dreamed of, thanks to a new collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios. The performance includes the first use of a completely digital character in an RSC production, made possible through the use of Xsens’ real-time, MVN motion capture technology.
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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 OneDespite 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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SSL C10 Helps to Drive Change at ITV News
SSL C10 Helps to Drive Change at ITV NewsA 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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Ryan Murphy to receive Distinguished Artisan Award at 2017 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
Ryan Murphy to receive Distinguished Artisan Award at 2017 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild AwardsFour-time Emmy® winner will be honored at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on Feb. 19, 2017
Ryan Murphy, four-time Emmy® Award-winning producer, director and screenwriter, will receive this year’s Distinguished Artisan Award at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black-tie gala will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
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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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RTL Nieuws to Rely on Dejero's LIVE+ EnGo Mobile Transmitter for Live US Election Results Show
RTL Nieuws to Rely on Dejero's LIVE+ EnGo Mobile Transmitter for Live US Election Results ShowDutch news channel to transmit four-hour show to its two million viewers live from New York with compact LIVE+ EnGo
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that simplify the transport of live video and real-time data across remote or mobile IP networks, has announced that Dutch broadcaster, RTL Nieuws, will be covering tomorrow night's US election results from a studio in New York in a special four-hour long live show, using Dejero’s compact and mobile LIVE+ EnGo to transmit video and audio back to the Netherlands.
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Camera Corps Demonstrating Q-Ball, Q3 and MeerCat at NAB Show New York
Camera Corps Demonstrating Q-Ball, Q3 and MeerCat at NAB Show New YorkCamera Corps specialises in providing remote camera solutions for reality television shows as well as very large-scale sports, entertainment and stage events.
Camera Corps will demonstrate examples from its range of specialised broadcast cameras at the 2016 NAB Show, New York, November 9-10. Exhibiting on the Vitec Videocom stand, 625, Camera Corps will be represented by operations manager Neil Ashworth.
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Switzerland's Canal Alpha Brings ToolsOnAir's onCore On Air
Switzerland's Canal Alpha Brings ToolsOnAir's onCore On AirWith onCore, ToolsOnAir gives new perspective on workflow development
It's no secret that today's TV broadcast technology has leveled the playing field. Where worldwide reach was once the exclusive domain of multinational corporate broadcasters, now even the most local news is only a mouse click away. Canal Alpha is one of a new generation of regional TV broadcasters taking full advantage of this new technology.
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Clear-Com's New LQ Devices Offer Networked Control Events
Clear-Com's New LQ Devices Offer Networked Control EventsThe IP interface devices with GPIO connection enable control signals to move from one or more input to one or multiple outputs across a single channel over the secure IP network
At NAB NY 2016, Clear-Com®, the provider in real-time communication solutions and services, will demonstrate the Networked Control Events capability within its recently launched LQ IP interface devices with General Purpose Input Output (GPIO). This unique feature allows a set of communication systems, connected over a secure IP network via the LQ devices, to move control signals from one or more end points to any end-point on the same channel. The flexibility delivered by either the portable throw-down box or rack-mount boxes creates a variety of applications not currently offered by any solution on the market.
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Augusto Schillaci Joins Reel FX Directorial Roster
Augusto Schillaci Joins Reel FX Directorial RosterDigital studio Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica has added award-winning Director and VFX Supervisor Augusto Schillaci to its directorial roster. Schillaci will be making his feature debut as director on The Mischievians, an animated feature film in development based on the book by William Joyce. He has over two decades of experience as a director and VFX Supervisor, organically transitioning his extensive talents and expertise in animation and visual effects to the role. He has lent his directorial skills to game cinematics for Transformers and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and is currently directing a number of commercial projects.
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PlayBox Technology Promotes Van Duke to US Director of Operations
PlayBox Technology Promotes Van Duke to US Director of OperationsSee PlayBox Technology on booth 848 at NAB New York, Javits Convention Center, November 9-10
PlayBox Technology, a global leader in broadcast playout and channel branding solutions, announces the promotion of Van Duke from US Sales Manager to US Director of Operations. Based in Florida, he is in charge of all PlayBox Technology US sales and customer support activity.
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DNF Returns to NAB Show NY with a New Control Panel for Live Production
DNF Returns to NAB Show NY with a New Control Panel for Live ProductionEasy-to-operate 2-channel on-air controller joins DNF’s wide range of simple-to-sophisticated configurations
DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces, announced its return to NAB Show® New York. The company will show an array of control solutions, including the new MRP-200SE, a 2-channel panel especially developed for live, on-air applications.
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Germany's PLAZAMEDIA deploys Nevion SDN IP solution for remote production
Germany's PLAZAMEDIA deploys Nevion SDN IP solution for remote productionNevion equipment and management software now used for live production of popular football talk show
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, and its German solution partner LOGIC media solutions GmbH, have teamed up with PLAZAMEDIA, a Germany-based content solution provider and one of the leading producers of sports TV, to migrate elements of its high profile football coverage to an IP production set-up using Nevion IP Media Core equipment and VideoIPath management system.
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TVU Networks to Showcase Full Line of IP Based Video Solutions at NAB Show New York
TVU Networks to Showcase Full Line of IP Based Video Solutions at NAB Show New YorkLeader in IP Live Video Technology to Demonstrate Newest Transmission, Cloud Based Management and Video Production Offerings
TVU Networks announces that it will showcase its latest IP-based live video solutions at the upcoming NAB Show New York, including the company’s new MLink TE4500 H.265/HEVC and 4K encoding solution and TVU RPS (Remote Production System), as well as its two cloud-based workflow solutions, TVU Alert and TVU Command Center. Taking place November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center, TVU Networks will display its full range of transmission, management, production and distribution solutions in Booth #725.
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PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Neo and CloudAir Broadcast Playout Solutions at NAB New York
PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Neo and CloudAir Broadcast Playout Solutions at NAB New YorkPlayBox Technology will promote the latest additions to its comprehensive range of broadcast playout and channel branding solutions on booth 848 at NAB New York, Javits Convention Center, November 9-10. PlayBox Technology representatives will include CEO Pavlin Rahnev and USA Sales Manager Van Duke.
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PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo Goes Live at RTV-7
PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo Goes Live at RTV-7Playbox made broadcast playout easier, more affordable, more reliable and more expandable
The RTV-7 television network, produced for expatriates from the Dutch Caribbean now living in the Netherlands, has chosen a broadcast playout solution from PlayBox Technology as the core of a major infrastructure upgrade. This centres on an AirBox Neo compact 3U channel-in-a-box server with TitleBox Neo interactive on-air graphics.
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Japan's EXPO TV Builds 4K Broadcast Studio Using Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and Teranex Minis
Japan's EXPO TV Builds 4K Broadcast Studio Using Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and Teranex Minis​10 hours of daily programming with Studio Camera 4K, Teranex converters, Smart Videohubs, SmartScope Duo 4K, Hyperdeck Studio and more​
Blackmagic Design today announced that EXPO TV at EXPO CITY in Osaka built a new 4K broadcast studio using Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Teranex Mini and Teranex Express. The new build out supports EXPO City’s massive shopping and entertainment complex in Osaka, shooting and delivering media to thousands of customers each day.
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Rotolight Anova: the exclusive light of choice for London’s first 4K television studio
Rotolight Anova: the exclusive light of choice for London’s first 4K television studioOver 50 LED lighting systems deployed at Celebro Media Studios
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED manufacturer, has been chosen as the exclusive LED lighting supplier to Celebro Media Studios, the UK’s first 4K television studio. Established just over two years ago in London’s West End, Celebro Media Studios is specifically designed for live television applications. The studios are used by several global broadcasters, including the BBC, MTV, and TRT World, the Turkish state broadcaster.
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New World Symphony Prepares for a 4K Future with HITACHI Cameras
New World Symphony Prepares for a 4K Future with HITACHI CamerasAmerica’s Orchestral Academy installs 12 HITACHI cameras in 4K upgrade to support its outdoor WALLCAST™ concert series
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) has partnered with New World Symphony, an orchestral academy based in Miami Beach, to help transition the live production of its world-renowned outdoor WALLCAST™ concert experiences and other productions to native 4K UHD resolution.
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Avid Congratulates its Emmy Award-winning and Nominated Customers at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards
Avid Congratulates its Emmy Award-winning and Nominated Customers at the 68th Primetime Emmy AwardsAvid customers relied on the MediaCentral Platform to create high-quality programs recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today congratulates its customers on their nominations and awards at the prestigious Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).  As part of the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which took place on September 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the creative arts awards honor the behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production.
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RCS & Opta Partner on DAZN Sports Streaming Service
RCS & Opta Partner on DAZN Sports Streaming ServiceLeading up to its launch in August, DAZN enlisted media technology provider Reality Check Systems (RCS) to create a graphics and data integration production solution for its new live sports streaming service. Available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan via multiple connected devices, DAZN lets viewers tune into live coverage of more than 8,000 sporting events a year – from top European football leagues like the Premier League to US sports such as MLB, NBA, NFL, plus motorsports, tennis, darts and much more.
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Oishii Creative Teams Up With Major League Baseball For 2016 Postseason Campaign, “The Pennant Chase”
Oishii Creative Teams Up With Major League Baseball For 2016 Postseason Campaign, “The Pennant Chase”Energetic Promo Campaign Driven By Sia’s “Unstoppable” Track
Major League Baseball (MLB) recently called on creative solutions company Oishii Creative to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign.
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NDR Deploys Avid Studio Suite to Revamp Popular Magazine Show
Regional German public broadcaster delivers stunning television graphics with virtual studio solutions powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform
Avid®(Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that German public radio and television broadcaster, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), a regional member of national broadcaster ARD, has implemented a next-generation virtual studio system with multiple solutions from the Avid Studio Suite. Powered by the Avid MediaCentral®Platform,the new system is helping NDR to maintain its competitive edge and revitalize one of the region’s most popular magazine programs.
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Avid Reinvents the Newsroom with a Complete Story-Centric Workflow
Powerful new story-centric workflow solves key production challenges, enabling news organizations to deliver multiple angles of a story across more viewing screens, faster than ever
Avid®(Nasdaq: AVID) today introduced the next-generation newsroom, based around a complete story-centric workflow including multiple Avid solutions and new feature enhancements for modern newsroom management and news production. This new story-centric workflow puts the story at the center of news operations spanning from planning to delivery, and provides the tools news teams need to plan, gather, create, collaborate, manage and deliver news to a wider range of viewers across multiple platforms. With this wide-ranging holistic approach, the story is now the center of all planning and delivery, allowing for more dynamic and organic storytelling and greater workflow agility--both inside and outside the newsroom.
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Avid Powers Success for Seven Network’s Coverage of 2016 Summer Games in Rio
Avid graphics solutions help NEP Group provide turnkey production services for the largest sports operation ever undertaken by an Australian broadcaster
Avid®(Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that NEP Group, Inc. embraced Avid graphics solutions to provide turnkey broadcast production services for Seven Network’s coverage of the recently concluded Summer Games in Rio. The 2016 Olympics represented the largest sports broadcast operation and most comprehensive Olympic coverage ever undertaken by an Australian organization. Avid solutions enabled NEP Group to efficiently deliver a massive amount of high-quality, engaging, and immersive content to Seven Network for distribution across a variety of channels and devices.
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Blackmagic Design Announces the Acquisition of Industry Legends Ultimatte and Fairlight
Blackmagic Design Announces the Acquisition of Industry Legends Ultimatte and FairlightBlackmagic Design acquires the world’s number one realtime blue and green screen compositing solution, as well as pioneers of cutting edge professional digital audio technology
Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of Ultimatte, the worldwide leader in blue and green screen removal technology for the broadcast television, commercial and feature film industries, as well as Fairlight, which creates professional digital audio products for live broadcast event production, film and television post production, as well as immersive 3D audio mixing and finishing.
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Imagine Communications Outfits TV 2 with Future-Proof Playout Solution
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, today announced the installation of a new server and storage playout network for TV 2, a national broadcaster based in Odense, Denmark. TV 2 is using Nexio+ AMP® (Advanced Media Platform) and Imagine Communications' shared storage solution to upgrade an existing Imagine installation, adding more capacity, resilience and performance. The installation is designed to fortify TV 2 with the ability to quickly and seamlessly grow its storage capacity to accommodate future technology enhancements, including Ultra High Definition (UHD) and other bandwidth-consuming services.
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Imagine introduces groundbreaking storage optimization for IBC2016
Company boosts cost-efficiency, performance, scalability and data-protection capabilities of shared storage offering
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, today introduced Imagine Communications IOX Storage, an all-purpose shared storage approach optimized for its Versio playout and automation and Telurio Over-the-Top (OTT) and cloud DVR solutions. Versio IOX Storage and Telurio IOX Storage enable media companies to seamlessly and cost-efficiently expand the performance, scale, flexibility, reliability and collaborative capabilities of their media storage operations. Designed for high-performance and advanced content distribution environments, Versio IOX Storage and Telurio IOX Storage have been architected to enable media companies to shape and configure storage resources to meet the exacting needs of each operation in the workflow, including production, playout and distribution. Both solutions will be showcased at IBC2016.
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RCS Takes Equity Stake in Singular to Develop Next-Gen Production Platform for OTT
Ahead of IBC 2016, Reality Check Systems (RCS) announced that it’s taken an equity stake in Singular, a company reimagining real-time graphics production for OTT. As part of the deal, RCS will collaborate with Singular on the development of Singular Live, a cloud-based platform for creating and delivering personalized, interactive graphics across a range of connected devices.
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Domo Broadcast SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter flying high for IBC
Domo Broadcast SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter flying high for IBCDomo Broadcast has announced the use of its SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter by The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment's Parachute display team - "The Tigers" – for live and streaming coverage of their aerial displays at the recent Bournemouth Air Festival.
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Pixel Power delivers character for IBCTV
Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics, playout and automation solutions, is providing both the graphics power and the creative design for this year’s IBCTV, the innovative online service at the most important international broadcast event of the year.
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Telestream Announces Wirecast Gear Live Production and Streaming System
Telestream Announces Wirecast Gear Live Production and Streaming SystemFully configured live streaming production system removes the hurdle of system integration allowing live event producers to focus on production and streaming
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced Wirecast Gear, a portable computer workstation fully configured for live event production and streaming. The easy-to-use system allows anyone to broadcast professional live productions in a matter of minutes with a fully configured system built for live event streaming. Wirecast Gear comes installed with Wirecast Pro live streaming production software. It is ideally suited for marketers, educators, corporate and online trainers, event producers, sports broadcasters, worship service staff, news gatherers and anyone who wants to deliver professional live streamed productions out of the box. Wirecast Gear will be demonstrated at the upcoming IBC tradeshow, and will start shipping in early September with prices starting at just $4,995.
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SIXTY to Demonstrate Enhanced Ease Live Tools for Understanding Consumer Behaviour at IBC
SIXTY to Demonstrate Enhanced Ease Live Tools for Understanding Consumer Behaviour at IBCTV experience company Sixty will be exhibiting at IBC (Stand 14.C20) and will showcase newly-extended functionality for Ease Live, the company's interactive graphics solution, which now features user/viewer behaviour tracking. All user activity and interaction with Ease Live’s graphics can now be logged for subsequent analysis, giving broadcasters and advertisers valuable feedback.
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ToolsOnAir Introduces onCore, Delivering Customizable Solution for Broadcast Video
ToolsOnAir Introduces onCore, Delivering Customizable Solution for Broadcast VideoNew Software Architecture Opens Powerful Workflow to Mac and Linux
For nearly a decade, ToolsOnAir has enjoyed a well-deserved reputation as creators of powerful MacOS-based workflow solutions for broadcast video professionals. Now, the company behind the highly acclaimed Broadcast Suite of professional ingest and playout tools is bringing their workflow expertise to a wider audience. Introducing onCore® - the broadcast component platform.
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Pebble Beach Systems’ Marina Lite Provides Playout Automation for TV Globo Affiliate TV Integração
Pebble Beach Systems’ Marina Lite Provides Playout Automation for TV Globo Affiliate TV IntegraçãoMarina Lite automation system simplifies complex and dynamic multi-site and multi-channel playout operations
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that Marina Lite, the company's affordable, yet powerful multi-channel automation solution, is providing master control for both the on-air and disaster recovery channels of TV Globo affiliate TV Integração in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil.
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Avid to Unveil Latest Innovations and New Products at IBC 2016
Avid to Unveil Latest Innovations and New Products at IBC 2016MediaCentral Platform innovations, new products and product enhancements will deliver unprecedented creativity, productivity and efficiency improvements to address the industry’s most pressing business challenges
Avid® today announced that at IBC 2016 (booth #7.J20), it will unveil several exciting MediaCentral® Platform innovations, new products and product enhancements to help customers address their most pressing business challenges and stay ahead of the competition. This premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide takes place on September 9-13 in Amsterdam.
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'Ghostbusters' VFX Breakdown Reel
Deluxe’s Iloura Puts the Ghost in Ghostbusters
The Iloura team completed 500 shots, led by Iloura VFX Supervisors Glenn Melenhorst and Andrew Hellen and Iloura VFX Producers Ineke Majoor and Jeannette Manifold. The feature was colored by Jill Bodganowicz at Deluxe’s Culver City, CA facility. Iloura’s slate of work focused on look development for and creation of ghostly characters.
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IABM to deliver most comprehensive support yet for members at IBC
IABM to deliver most comprehensive support yet for members at IBCIABM to deliver most comprehensive support yet for members at IBC State of the Industry conference, Design & Innovation awards, member lounges and new IP Interoperability Zone& the international broadcast and media technology vendors association stretches out at premier European show IABM will have a massive presence at IBC 2016, offering the hundreds of IABM member companies at the show a comprehensive range of support services together with a number of key industry-leading initiatives to inform and drive the whole broadcast and media technology industry.
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IBC Makes IP Interoperability a Reality with Dedicated Demonstration Zone
IBC Makes IP Interoperability a Reality with Dedicated Demonstration ZoneThe transition to IP is one of the biggest challenges facing broadcasters and media companies today, with fears over limited inter-working and a lack of recognised standards the most common brake on progress. IBC is set to demonstrate practical and proven interoperability with an exciting new demonstration area launching at this year’s show.
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FUJINON Cabrio Lens Relied on for Live 4K Broadcast of Canada's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards
Lens Mounted on Steadicam for Live Production of Outdoor Event
Bell Media, one of Canada’s premier multimedia companies, produced a live-to-air UHD broadcast of the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards(MMVAs) in downtown Toronto in June, with an extensive set up that included a 4K OB truck from Dome Productions. Along with the 4K truck from Dome, the outdoor event employed two audio mobile trucks from Broadcast Audio Services (BAS) and LiveWire Remote Recorders, an on-site broadcast control room and two audio mixing rooms. Bell Media was set on a wide-angle look but didn’t want the barrel distortion common with 2/3” sensor wide-angle lenses, so they turned to the PL 14-35mm Cabrio lens from the FUJIFILM Optical Devices Division.
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Rado Stefanov Goes Incognito with DPA Microphones
Rado Stefanov Goes Incognito with DPA MicrophonesProduction Sound Mixer relies on d:screet Slim Microphone to provide invisible sound capture in Las Vegas
As a production sound mixer for reality shows, documentaries, commercials and scripted productions, Rado Stefanov needs his microphone to be as versatile as his body of work. His long-time go-to solution has been DPA Microphones due entirely to the mics’ pristine sound and durability. As one of the first to push for and beta-test the company’s d:screet™Slim Microphone, Stefanov turned to the mic for his various projects requiring near invisible miking solutions.
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Unity Gain: 104 Powersoft K10 Amplifiers Combine to Drive Messaging for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia
In a stellar follow-up performance to the Republican National Convention, the Democratic Party held its own convention at the Wells Fargo Center last week in downtown Philadelphia. The four-day event — whose underlying purpose is to select the Democratic Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees for the highest office in the land — relied on 104 Powersoft K10 amplifiers to deliver ultra reliable, high quality audio for more than 180 speeches and 15 musical performances across the duration of the event.
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Alchemy Post Sound Garners Two Emmy Nominations
Alchemy Post Sound Garners Two Emmy NominationsAlchemy Post Sound co-founder, Foley artist Leslie Bloome has received two nominations 68th Emmy® Awards.
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Drone News: Aerix Drones Releases VIDIUS VR, the Worlds Smallest Virtual Reality Drone
AERIX Drones (formerly Axis Drones) launched the new VIDIUS VR, the World’s Smallest Virtual Reality Drone, which measures a scant 4.3cm x 4.3cm x 2.5cm. It’s capable of flying up to 100 feet away, performing 360 degree flips and rolls, and streaming and recording live video. The VIDIUS VR includes the new AERIX VR Goggles so pilots can fully immerse themselves in live, first-person-view flight and heart-pumping action.
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Deluxe’s Iloura Puts the Ghost in Ghostbusters
Deluxe’s Iloura Puts the Ghost in GhostbustersIloura team completed 500 shots: led by Iloura VFX Supervisors Glenn Melenhorst and Andrew Hellen, Iloura VFX Producers Ineke Majoor and Jeannette Manifold, and colored by Jill Bodganowicz
Deluxe's Iloura team completed 500 shots in the recent release of Ghostbusters, in an effort led by Iloura VFX Supervisors Glenn Melenhorst and Andrew Hellen and Iloura VFX Producers Ineke Majoor and Jeannette Manifold. The feature was colored by Jill Bodganowicz at Deluxe’s Culver City, CA facility. Iloura’s slate of work focused on look development for and creation of ghostly characters.
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Picturemill Creates Opening Titles Sequences for AMC
Picturemill Creates Opening Titles Sequences for AMCPicturemill, the Content and Production division of Eclipse Advertising, recently created opening sequences for two new, high profile AMC television series.
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Sixty to Showcase Extensive New Feature Set for Ease Live at IBC 2016
Sixty to Showcase Extensive New Feature Set for Ease Live at IBC 2016TV experience company Sixty will be exhibiting at IBC and will showcase the extended functionality now available for its multi-award-winning Ease Live system.
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Avid Platform Powers Immersive Viewer Experience for EURO 2016
Avid Platform Powers Immersive Viewer Experience for EURO 2016Leading broadcasters, including M6 France and CCTV5 China, create stunning augmented reality moments in their Euro 2016 coverage with Avid’s graphic solutions
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that numerous broadcasters embraced Avid EverywhereTM to enhance their coverage of Europe’s biggest football tournament, Euro 2016. By relying on Avid Studio Suite powered by the Avid MediaCentralTM Platform, Avid customers created eye-catching content for millions of viewers across the globe, helping to boost fan engagement and viewer ratings.
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NBC Sports Group Partners with Hollywood Branding & Marketing Innovations Agency Troika
NBC Sports Group Partners with Hollywood Branding & Marketing Innovations Agency TroikaNBC Sports Group Partners with Hollywood Branding & Marketing Innovations Agency Troika, Unveiling Today a New and Authentic On-Air Graphics Package for The 145TH Open
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TVU Networks to Exhibit Latest IP Video Solutions at 2016 TAB Convention
The company will show its cloud-based TVU Command Center and TVU Alert for broadcast workflows
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP videosolutions, will again attend and showcase its popular video-over-IP technology at next month’s Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) 63rdAnnual Convention & Trade Show in Booth 41. Taking place August 10-11 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, TAB is the largest state broadcast association convention in the nation.
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Pixel Power - the only true, full-functionality live cloud Playout at IBC2016
StreamMaster redefines the cost and transition from SDI to IP to the cloud
Pixel Power will confirm its position at IBC2016 as the go-to provider of full-functionality, reactive, linear channel playout in the cloud. StreamMaster delivers the rich functionality expected by premium channels, where full dynamic channel playout with the ability to be reactive to schedules is key.
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Second Season of Outdoor Channel's 'GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey' Shot in 4K with Panasonic VariCam 35 Cinema Camera/Recorders
Second Season of Outdoor Channel's 'GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey' Shot in 4K with Panasonic VariCam 35 Cinema Camera/RecordersNew Season Premieres Wednesday, June 29, 7:30/11:30 PM ET
The second season of “GunnyTime with R.Lee Ermey,” premiering this evening on the Outdoor Channel, was shot with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cinema camera/recorders. The fully immersive, host-driven television series focuses on vintage and exceptional weapons and related technology, and exploits the outsized personality of Ermey, former U.S. Marine Corps staff NCO and drill instructor, Golden Globe nominee for his role in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket,and veteran of more than 60 feature films.
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ABS Upgrades TVW Studio and Control Rooms as Part of HD-SDI UPGRADE for TVW
ABS Upgrades TVW Studio and Control Rooms as Part of HD-SDI UPGRADE for TVWWith design and installation from professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), TVW, the Washington Public Affairs Network, has converted its entire plant to HD-SDI to better serve its cable and online viewers. The $3.4 million project included an overhaul of three existing control rooms and master control, plus the addition of a fourth control room and two new mobile production units.
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Belgium Public Broadcaster Builds Visual Radio Station with Blackmagic Design
Belgium Public Broadcaster Builds Visual Radio Station with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that Radio Television Belge de la communaute Francaise (RTBF), the public broadcaster for Belgium's French speaking region, has launched an innovative, multipurpose visual radio workflow featuring the Blackmagic ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, Smart Videohub 20x20 and Teranex Express. Built around production automation with software developed in-house by RTBF, the studio allows the simultaneous broadcast of content via any of RTBF's five radio stations and three television channels using a production team of just three; a radio technician, a vision mixer and an editorial director.
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AFI Honors John Williams with 44TH AFI Life Achievement Award
AFI Honors John Williams with 44TH AFI Life Achievement AwardPresenters Included J.J. Abrams, Harrison Ford, Tom Hanks, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
Composer John Williams was honored with the American Film Institute's (AFI) 44th Life Achievement Award on Thursday, June 9, in an evening filled with music and memories from his treasured collaborators, including J.J. Abrams, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. This marked the first time in history that America's highest honor for a career in film was bestowed upon a composer. The televised special, AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, will air on TNT June 15 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by an encore presentation on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on September 12 during a night of programming dedicated to Williams.
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Rising Sun Pictures Extends Its Mastery over Time in "X-Men: Apocalypse"
Rising Sun Pictures Extends Its Mastery over Time in "X-Men: Apocalypse"Visual effects studio tops its award-winning effort in previous X-Men movie with explosive Quicksilver 'Extraction' sequence.
X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest entrant in Twentieth Century Fox’s popular superhero franchise, features more time-bending magic from Australia’s Rising Sun Pictures. The visual effects studio contributed to several key sequences in the film, most notably an electrifying scene where Quicksilver (Evan Peters) uses his hyper-speed ability to rescue students from an exploding mansion.
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The Jim Henson Company At Licensing Expo 2016
The Jim Henson Company will be returning to Licensing Expo, under the guidance of Federico San Martin, Vice President of Global Consumer Products.
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Bluefish444 and Visual Research Inc Integrate Technologies
Bluefish444 Broadcast Asia Stand 5A8-07 Visual Research Inc Broadcast Asia Stand 5K7-05
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, and Visual Research Inc.(VRi), a leading manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics, announced it has partnered with Visual Research Inc. to integrate three Bluefish444 video cards into the KarismaCG family of products.
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TVU Networks to Demonstrate New Advancements In Cloud-Based Live Video Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2016
TVU Networks to Demonstrate New Advancements In Cloud-Based Live Video Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2016Matt McEwen, VP of Product Management, Scheduled Speaker on Advantages of IP Based Workflow for Live Video
Following a successful debut of its two new cloud-based live video solutions at the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) in April, TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, will showcase TVU Command Center and TVU Alert as well as its complete line of IP-based live video solutions at the upcoming BroadcastAsia Exhibition & Conference. In addition, TVU’s VP of Product Management, Matt McEwen, is a scheduled presenter and will speak about the advantages of broadcasters transitioning to an IP-based workflow for live video. TVU Networks will demonstrate its products at its reseller’s booth, Magna Systems & Engineering (Booth 5C2-01).
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Oishii Creative Celebrates Moms In New On-Air Spot For Sprout
Oishii Creative Celebrates Moms In New On-Air Spot For Sprout#MomIsHere TV Commercial Supports Ongoing Integrated Mother’s Day Campaign Highlighting Mom’s Winning Moments
After a successful collaboration on Sprout’s 2015 Brand Refresh, creative solutions company Oishii Creative was recently commissioned by the 24-hour preschool television network to create a new on-air :30 spot, “Mom Is Here,” that highlights its annual #MomIsHere campaign in support of moms everywhere.
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Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award
TNT to Premiere AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS on June 15th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the American Film Institute's (AFI) 44th Life Achievement Award. This marks the first time in AFI history that America's highest honor for a career in film will be bestowed upon a composer. Williams' career will be celebrated at the private Gala Tribute on June 9, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The televised special, AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, will air on TNT on June 15 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/ PT), followed by an encore presentation on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on September 12 during a night of programming dedicated to John Williams. This marks the fourth year the Emmy®-winning AFI special has aired on Turner networks.
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New Release of Dejero App Further Enhances Picture and Audio Quality of Content from Mobile Journalists
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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Cleveland Cavaliers Team Up With Reel FX on Innovative Playoff Content
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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Pebble Beach Systems Announces Marina Migration Pack for Seamless Transition from Legacy Automation
Pebble Beach Systems Announces Marina Migration Pack for Seamless Transition from Legacy AutomationSupports additional descriptive and timing metadata, plus dynamic database links between new and legacy databases
At NAB 2016, on booth N5323, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced the immediate availability of the Marina Migration Pack, a plugin framework that ensures a seamless transition from legacy broadcast automation systems to the powerful Marina automation system.
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AccuWeather Debuts StormDirector+, All-New Weather System for Broadcasting
AccuWeather Debuts StormDirector+, All-New Weather System for BroadcastingAt 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show, See how StormDirector+ provides the most complete, fully-customizable local weather presentations with Superior Accuracy at AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, announces the launch of StormDirector+™, the all-new weather system that provides the most interactive, customizable, and complete local weather presentations with Superior Accuracy™ to television stations. AccuWeather demonstrates StormDirector+ live at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show through April 21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV – AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
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AccuWeather Unveils New CampaignTrail Application for StoryTeller at 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show
AccuWeather Unveils New CampaignTrail Application for StoryTeller at 2016 National Association of Broadcasters ShowSee how CampaignTrail makes election coverage faster, easier, and more effective than ever before at AccuWeather booth #SL6010
PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Headquarters -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, announces all-new CampaignTrail™, the break-through election application now available for StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen Solution, the only complete, interactive touchscreen solution for the entire news presentation. AccuWeather is demonstrating CampaignTrail live at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show April 18-21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV – AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder
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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IHSE USA and Vizrt to Demonstrate KVM Connection for Live-Broadcast Workflows at NAB
IHSE Equipment Performs Real-Time, Latency-Free Switching Among Vizrt Editing Stations Over Long Distances With No Loss of Quality or Resolution
IHSE USA LLC today announced that it will work with Vizrt at the 2016 NAB Show to demonstrate high-performance, long-distance KVM capabilities by connecting a live source between the two companies' booths, which will be located at opposite ends of the South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Both manufacturers will demonstrate mutual compatibility of their products based on real scenarios. The intent is to show long-distance connectivity in real time.
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AccuWeather Showcases Revolutionary New Innovations in StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution at NAB 2016
AccuWeather Showcases Revolutionary New Innovations in StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution at NAB 2016See how StoryTeller makes the entire news presentation faster, easier, and more effective than ever before at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show booth #SL6010
PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Headquarters -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced industry-leading innovations in StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen Solution, the only complete, interactive touchscreen solution for the entire news presentation. AccuWeather will demonstrate these revolutionary advancements live at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show today through April 21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV – AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
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Astucemedia Unveils Latest Features of its Data Platform Enabling Live, Data-Driven Graphics for Broadcast News & Sports
Astucemedia Unveils Latest Features of its Data Platform Enabling Live, Data-Driven Graphics for Broadcast News & SportsAt NAB 2016, Astucemedia will show new integration with Reuters Media Express, Getty Images, the AP for U.S. Election results, and Vizrt’s Viz One MAM
At NAB 2016 on the Vizrt booth (#SL2417) Astucemedia, a leading provider of creative and technical services and data will unveil the latest features and capabilities of its Astucemedia Data Platform (ADP)—a powerful, full-featured solution that simplifies the often complex process of creating and managing visually pleasing live broadcast graphics infused with real-time data feeds and media assets.
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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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PlayBox Technology Limited Announces Support for Live Production
See PlayBox Technology Limited on booth N6509 at the 2016 NAB Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 18-2
PlayBox Technology Limited, the world leader in television playout and channel branding solutions, announces a major extension to the capabilities of its ProductionAirBox Neo multichannel playout server. Central to this development is the integration of support for the NewTek Network Device Interface (NDI) open protocol for IP production workflow.
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Anvato Helps Broadcasters Take Content from the Cutting-Room Floor to an OTT Channel
PRNewswire/ -- Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere and OTT platform provider, today introduced a new solution that allows broadcasters and TV stations to better leverage their unaired content by creating their own curated, live OTT channels. This easy to use offering is ideal for publishing, distribution and monetization of behind-the-scenes content, extended interviews that did not make the newscast, or other content that programmers would like to provide to their viewers but are unable to air during live broadcasts.
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Lakeland Public Television installs Cinegy software suite
Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that Lakeland Public TV, a PBS affiliate serving northern and central Minnesota, has installed Cinegy software modules to replace its aging Avid FastBreak Automation hardware-based, playout, channel branding, and EAS system.
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Pixel Power demonstrates full broadcast playout in the cloud live at NAB 2016
Fully virtualised playout alongside radical cost-saving graphics automation solutions
Pixel Power, the automation, branding and graphics innovator, is drawing on its 30 year pedigree of uncompromised excellence at NAB 2016 (Las Vegas Convention Center, 18 – 21 April). Taking centre stage is a rolling live demonstration of fully virtualised playout in the cloud, alongside highly productive graphics solutions and proven technology which bridges the transition from today’s broadcast infrastructures to the IP connected future.
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NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Intros MonitorIQ 5.0 with Enhanced GUI, Support for Global Content Feeds
NAB 2016: Digital Nirvana Intros MonitorIQ 5.0 with Enhanced GUI, Support for Global Content FeedsAt NAB 2016, Digital Nirvana, will feature the latest generation of its acclaimed MonitorIQ media management platform (MMP), during the annual NAB convention, April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Digital Nirvana will exhibit in Booth #SU10410. The MonitorIQ platform delivers a full range of multi-channel signal monitoring, logging, compliance and archiving functions and is fully customizable. With it, broadcasters can capture live content from multiple sources live and monitor the video for quality and compliance. Video can also be published to digital platforms for on-demand consumption. It combines signal and loudness monitoring, air-check logging, ad verification, competitive analysis and content repurposing. It features a powerful content retrieval system called SmartSearch and operates in a centralized management server environment– which unites all units deployed throughout the system to one central point.
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Reel FX Creates VFX and Titles for Richard Linklater's "Everybody Wants Some!!'
Reel FX Creates VFX and Titles for Richard Linklater's "Everybody Wants Some!!'Digital studio Reel FX (Dallas/Santa Monica) revisits college life in 1980 for Paramount Pictures, Detour Filmproduction and Annapurna Pictures’ feature film, Everybody Wants Some!! The film, a “spiritual sequel” to 1993’s Dazed and Confused is directed and written by Oscar-nominated writer/director (and fellow Texas filmmaker) Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Dazed and Confused), and stars Blake Jenner, Ryan Guzman, Tyler Hoechlin, Wyatt Russell and Zoey Deutch. Everybody Wants Some!! hit theaters April 1, 2016.
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PlayBox CloudAir Redefines Broadcast Playout at CABSAT 2016
PlayBox CloudAir Redefines Broadcast Playout at CABSAT 2016See PlayBox Technology on booth N6509 at the 2016 NAB Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 18-21
PlayBox Technology, the world leader in television playout and channel branding solutions, reports very high interest in its CloudAir and PlayBox Neo product ranges which were introduced to Middle East and Africa broadcast markets at CABSAT 2016. The exhibition and its parallel conference were held at the Dubai World Trade Centre March 8-10.
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Reel FX Adds Jim Riche as Head of Production
Reel FX Adds Jim Riche as Head of ProductionDigital studio Reel FX Dallas/Santa Monica has added Jim Riche as Head of Production for the studio’s commercial division. Riche is an innovative producer and VFX specialist with a lengthy track record of curating and managing production teams, artists and supervisors in major studios and boutiques alike. He has over 30 years of experience in production management and consulting for feature films, commercials, visual effects, live action, dark ride production and design/graphics. He has lent his talents to such top industry shops as Ntropic, Digital Domain, Troika, Nice Shoes, LoyalKasper and Blur Studio, among others. Riche will report to David Bates, General Manager of the Commercial Division.
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Anvato to Showcase 360 Degree Video, New Cloud Workflow and Other Product Enhancements at NAB 2016
At NAB 2016, April 18-21 in Las Vegas, Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere and OTT platform provider, will showcase exciting industry-first advancements, including 360 degree video support, and a new cloud OTT workflow for programers that gives them new options for distribution and monetization of unaired content. New enhancements to Anvato's Media Content Platform (MCP) that reduce deployment time from months to a few weeks and improve ROI will also be featured.
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Sky DE Streamlines Remote Production for Motorsport Broadcasts with New Version of RCS UpperCut
Sky DE Streamlines Remote Production for Motorsport Broadcasts with New Version of RCS UpperCutGearing up for the 2016 motorsport season, Sky Deutschland (Sky DE) recently rounded out its remote production workflow with a new version of Reality Check Systems' (RCS) (RCS) UpperCut, marking its third consecutive year the technology will serve as the foundation for Sky DE's unilateral F1™ production. An evolution of the company's proven HD production solution, the latest update adds Vizrt Media Sequencer integration, allowing Sky DE's team to load custom-built graphics directly to a laptop for instant access and playout control from UpperCut's user interface (UI). With a small footprint, the system fits seamlessly into Sky DE's OB truck, and will facilitate broadcast of pre-, live and post- coverage for 21 motorsport races this season.
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Ventuz Technology Shows Next Generation of Real-Time Graphics Software at NAB 2016
Ventuz Technology Shows Next Generation of Real-Time Graphics Software at NAB 2016Software developer Ventuz Technology will demo the final version of the recently released Ventuz 5 at NAB 2016. The newest generation of the real-time graphics solution offers enhanced usability and improved design functionalities.
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NHK chooses Nevion Flashlink for 8K Super Bowl transmission
NHK chooses Nevion Flashlink for 8K Super Bowl transmissionNevion, award-winning provider of virtual media production infrastructure, has announced its Flashlink DWDM optical transmitter was used by Japanese state broadcaster NHK in its 8K transmission of Super Bowl 50.
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ABS Installs New Production Studio fro Providence Health & Services
ABS Installs New Production Studio fro Providence Health & ServicesFounded in 1856, Providence Health & Services has grown into the fourth largest not-for-profit health system in the United States with multiple facilities across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. While video has been part of its internal communication efforts for years, the Creative Services department recently opened its first dedicated production studio, which was designed and installed by professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS).
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Sixty Partners with Ross Video to Deliver Graphics and Studio Packages via e-commerce Platform
Sixty Partners with Ross Video to Deliver Graphics and Studio Packages via e-commerce PlatformTV experience company Sixty has announced that it is partnering with Ross Video to make on-air graphics and virtual studio packages available via Ross Video’s e-commerce platform. Graphics and virtual studio packages are available for news, finance, weather and sport.
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RT Software tops the Brazilian football league for ESPN
RT Software tops the Brazilian football league for ESPNESPN Brazil has selected RT Software’s leading sports enhancement and telestration solution, tOG-Sports to boost its cutting edge football coverage.
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Intelligent Creatures Creates Airborne VFX for Hit Action Movie London Has Fallen with Fusion Studio
Intelligent Creatures Creates Airborne VFX for Hit Action Movie London Has Fallen with Fusion StudioBlackmagic Design confirmed today that Toronto-based post house Intelligent Creatures utilized its visual effects and motion graphics solution, Fusion Studio, on the hit Gramercy Pictures movie “London Has Fallen.” Additionally, Intelligent Creatures used a Blackmagic Cinema Camera to capture VFX plates for the film and DaVinci Resolve Studio to convert VFX plates.
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RT Software tops the Brazilian football league
RT Software tops the Brazilian football leagueESPN Brazil has selected RT Software’s leading sports enhancement and telestration solution, tOG-Sports to boost its cutting edge football coverage.
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4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening Ceremony
4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening CeremonyBlackTrax tracks moving spherical projection surface alongside live performers
Working with Dynamic Motion, Protec delivered expert video design services and technology including BlackTrax real-time motion tracking at the grand opening ceremony of World Air Games 2015 held at the beachside coastal location of Sky Dive Dubai, UAE in late 2015.
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RCS & Vizrt to Debut Graphics Solution for Euro 2016 & Copa America Broadcasts at NAB 2016
RCS and Vizrt collaborate to bring networks specialized version of LaunchPad for upcoming soccer competition coverage
With fan excitement building for Euro 2016 and Copa America, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is teaming up with Vizrt to offer a specialized version of LaunchPad - its interactive solution used by broadcasters worldwide - to facilitate plug-and-play full screen graphics and highlight analysis for studio programming surrounding the soccer competitions. The intuitive technology, which fuses Opta data with dynamic RCS templates, the Vizrt graphics and video compositing solution Viz Engine, and Viz Libero 3D analysis toolset, will be on display in 4K at NAB 2016 in Vizrt booth #SL2417.
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MILK'S SARA BENNETT IS SECOND FEMALE EVER TO WIN VFX OSCAR FOR EX-MACHINA
MILK'S SARA BENNETT IS SECOND FEMALE EVER TO WIN VFX OSCAR FOR EX-MACHINAMilk Visual Effects co-founder is second-ever VFX female Oscar winner, and only third-ever nominee
Independent VFX studio Milk Visual Effects’ Co-Founder Sara Bennett has won an Academy Award® for Alex Garland’s Ex-Machina, alongside the VFX team from Double Negative – Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris and Mark Ardington.
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Telestream and NewBlue Partner to Create Post Producer Titler
Telestream and NewBlue Partner to Create Post Producer TitlerAutomated Vantage Service for File-Based Title Generation Automates the creation of animated titles, slates, and graphical elements as part of a Vantage Post Producer iterative content workflow
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, and NewBlue® Inc., a production-proven video special effects, transitions and titling technology company, today announced the release of Post Producer Titler Engine. Developed in partnership between the two companies, Post Producer Titler Engine is powered by NewBlueFX and runs on Telestream’s file-based content assembly service, Post Producer™, part of the Vantage media-processing platform. The new Titler Engine automates the creation of rich, animated, high-resolution titles and graphics when creating uniquely branded versions of the same package. Titler Engine will be shown at NAB 2016 on the Telestream booth (SL 4525).
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Sixty Brings Game-changing Solutions to NAB 2016
Sixty Brings Game-changing Solutions to NAB 2016TV experience company Sixty is at NAB for the first time, and is showcasing a number of innovative products designed to empower broadcasters, operators and content owners to stand out in the rapidly changing, competitive world of multi-platform TV.
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RT Software unveils brand new 4K UHD graphics solutions at CABSAT
The award-winning innovator in broadcast graphics solutions will showcase a range of new products at this year’s show
The first company on air with 4K UHD graphics in Europe, RT Software, will launch its brand new product offerings at CABSAT 2016.
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Oishii Creative Develops YouTube & On-Air Content For BET’s “Zoe Ever After”
Oishii Creative Develops YouTube & On-Air Content For BET’s “Zoe Ever After”Creative solutions company Oishii Creative recently worked with BET to create a promotions package for their new sitcom Zoe Ever After. The package includes 15 makeup tutorials for BET’s YouTube channel, as well as a :30 on-air spot intended to drive traffic to the channel, which supports the new program. The season finale airs on Tuesday, 2/16 at 10 pm ET/PT.
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