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Custom Consoles Completes Studio Desk Project for TV3
Custom Consoles Completes Studio Desk Project for TV3
See Custom Consoles on stand C2-42 at CABSAT, Dubai World Trade Centre, March 21-23
Custom Consoles announces the completion of a studio desk project for Dublin-based television broadcaster TV3 Group. The contract includes two large production control desks plus a single-operator sound control desk with a large integrated audio mixing panel. All three desks are based on the Module-R product series.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console Selected for Prominent Touring Acts
Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console Selected for Prominent Touring Acts
The Roland M-5000 lets FOH and monitor mixers for such acts as Vocalosity, Saint Motel and Sabrina Carpenter manage their live shows with efficiency and sound quality
The Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console has a lot going for it: 128 channels, up to 228 signal paths, 28 faders, multi-layer operation, a touch-screen display, 24-bit/96kHz resolution and more. From another point of view, what the M-5000 really offers can be boiled down to the top three things that count on the road: great sound, utter reliability, and the kind of flexibility that lets front-of-house and monitor mixers build the workflow that best suits them and their artists.
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BenQ's Dynamic Photo and Video Editing Monitor Offers Professionals Consistently Accurate Color
Comes Complete With 99% Adobe RGB, 100% Rec. 709 and a 96% DCI-P3 Color Gamut with IPS Technology
BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, today announced the launch of an exciting new 27-inch monitor that meets the demanding needs of photographers that edit both stills and video. Uncompromising color performance and powerful calibration tools make the PV270 the ideal monitor for professionals that require reliable color throughout their workflow.
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Phil Peters, Christian Broadcast Network’s Director of Audio Services and FOH Mixer, Chooses Waves eMotion LV1 Consoles
Phil Peters, Christian Broadcast Network’s Director of Audio Services and FOH Mixer, Chooses Waves eMotion LV1 ConsolesPhil Peters, Director of Audio Services and FOH Mixing Engineer for Christian Broadcast Network (CBN), chooses to use tools from Waves Audio, including the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer, the Waves Tracks Live recording software, and various Waves plugins, for his work with the network.
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Oregon City Christian Church Upgrades Live Video Streaming with JVC PTZ Cameras
Oregon City Christian Church Upgrades Live Video Streaming with JVC PTZ CamerasJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Oregon City Christian Church is using two KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras to produce weekly live streaming coverage of one of its Sunday morning services. Before the new cameras, OCC had been using only a single camera in the back of the church to stream its services.
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Band Pro Film & Digital Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema Cameras
Band Pro Film & Digital Invests in VariCam LT 4K Cinema CamerasBand Pro Film & Digital, who for over 30 years has provided new products and solutions for the professional production market from offices in Burbank, New York City, Munich and Tel Aviv, has invested in VariCam LT 4K cinema cameras and the BT-4LH310 4K production monitor.
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Wazee Digital Partners With Paladin Software for YouTube Rights Management
Wazee Digital Partners With Paladin Software for YouTube Rights Management
Paladin's Rights Monitor Helps Wazee Digital Discover Unauthorized YouTube Content and Unlock Missed Revenue for Clients
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced a technology partnership with Paladin, the enterprise platform for next-generation media companies. Through the partnership, Wazee Digital will use Paladin's Rights Monitor toolset to strengthen digital rights management (DRM) services on YouTube for key rights holders and content partners, including major college sports organizations.
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CRAS AES Student Chapter & Waves Audio Conduct In-Depth Live Sound Workshop
CRAS AES Student Chapter & Waves Audio Conduct In-Depth Live Sound Workshop
WavesLive Was Developed and Presented by Waves Audio, Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences , & CRAS AES Student Chapter Representatives to Teach Live Sound Techniques Utilizing Waves Plugins & Gear
(Gilbert, AZ--February 13, 2017) The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier institution for audio engineering education, and its AES Student Chapter, recently opened its doors at its Gilbert, Ariz. campus to Waves Audio for WavesLive, an in-depth workshop for CRAS students and local audio pros.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lets the Sound Team for the Manhattan Transfer & Take 6 Summit Tour Successfully Manage a Complex Live Production
Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lets the Sound Team for the Manhattan Transfer & Take 6 Summit Tour Successfully Manage a Complex Live Production
The Summit Tour’s front-of-house has to mix up to 10 voices at a time while the monitor mixer manages a combination of IEMs and wedges, and the Roland M-5000 gives them the flexible work surfaces needed to make all of that happen
Combining forces for the first time, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 — two of the most acclaimed, award-winning vocal groups in music — create an unforgettable concert experience on the Summit Tour. Between them, the two groups boast a remarkable 20 GRAMMY® Awards and a wide range of styles. The tour also marks The Manhattan Transfer’s 40th Anniversary of their debut recording on Atlantic Records, while Take 6 has been performing their innovative arrangements for 36 years now, demonstrating why this sextet is recognized as one of the preeminent a cappella groups in the world.
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New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam 35 and LT Cinema Cameras and VariCam HS High-Speed 1080P Cameras Provide Powerful New Features
New Firmware Upgrades for Panasonic VariCam 35 and LT Cinema Cameras and VariCam HS High-Speed 1080P Cameras Provide Powerful New FeaturesPanasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for the VariCam 35 and LT cinema cameras and VariCam HS high-speed 1080P camera that includes additional ProRes codecs and HD-SDI Monitor output improvements. The firmware upgrade (Ver. 7.0) for the VariCam 35 and HS and Ver. 5.0 upgrade for VariCam LT can be downloaded now at this URL - http://pro-av.panasonic.net/en/varicam/index.html.
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Art Directors Guild Awards To Showcase 30 Original Film Backdrops
Art Directors Guild Awards To Showcase 30 Original Film Backdrops
Backdrops from "Singin' in the Rain," "Ben-Hur" and "North by Northwest" Will Be Displayed at Feb. 11 Ceremony
Monumental Hollywood backdrops from classic films such as Singin’ in the Rain, Ben-Hur, Hello, Dolly! and North by Northwest will be showcased at the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards (IATSE Local 800), held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland and hosted by Emmy®-winning comedian Patton Oswalt.
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Symply Brings Innovative Storage to the 2017 NAB Show
Symply Brings Innovative Storage to the 2017 NAB Show
2017 NAB Show Exhibitor Preview April 24-27 Las Vegas
At the 2017 NAB Show, Symply, Inc. will demonstrate a broad range of high-performance digital storage solutions for global media and content creators, from the single editor to an entire facility. Featuring rock-solid engineering and user-friendly software, Symply is changing the way media professionals work and collaborate by supporting 4K content and beyond.
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Ikegami to Exhibit New HDK-430 4K and SHK-810 8K Cameras at NAB Show
Ikegami to Exhibit New HDK-430 4K and SHK-810 8K Cameras at NAB Show
HDK-73 2/3-inch CMOS Unicam HD Camera, True 4K Camera, 8K Camera and Monitor, 4K Monitors, HC-HD300, HDR Options, and More Will Be Shown
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will debut new technology and exhibit an advanced range of systems at the 2017 NAB Show. This year's NAB exhibition halls will be open April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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TSL Products Showcases Solutions for Hybrid SDI/IP Workflows at NAB 2017
TSL Products Showcases Solutions for Hybrid SDI/IP Workflows at NAB 2017
Latest range of workflow tools helps broadcasters smoothly transition to IP
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will showcase its latest range of audio monitoring products, broadcast control systems, and power management tools at NAB 2017 on booth N5615. In particular, TSL will be highlighting the following products:
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Director Shoots Car Chase Film with JVC GY-LS300 Camcorder
Director Shoots Car Chase Film with JVC GY-LS300 CamcorderIn the motion picture industry, previsualization helps filmmakers provide proof of concept by shooting quick, unpolished versions of complex scenes. Director and action DP Lawrence Ribeiro has directed and shot more than 100 sequences for various films and commercials. When directing his own short film, The Chase, Ribeiro wanted a slick finished product, so he shot with the GY-LS300 4KCAM handheld Super 35 camcorder from JVC Professional Video.
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Clear-com Launches Dante Intercom Card At ISE 2017
Clear-com Launches Dante Intercom Card At ISE 2017
Card enables easy integration with Dante-based AoIP infrastructure
Clear-Com® has announced that it will launch a Dante™ interface card for the Eclipse-HX matrix (E-Dante64-HX) at ISE 2017. The card, which is compatible with Eclipse HX-Omega, Median, and Delta matrix systems, supports Dante and is AES67 compatible, allowing users to transport up to 64 channels of high quality audio to multiple Dante-enabled devices using standard Ethernet network infrastructure.
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TMD launches new asset management enhancements at NAB 2017
TMD launches new asset management enhancements at NAB 2017
Service-oriented architecture ensures perfect configuration for every user
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, is introducing additional software bolt-on to its media service applications at NAB 2017 (Las Vegas Convention Center, 24 – 27 April, booth N6227). These are built on the Mediaflex-UMS (Unified Media Services) architecture, a uniquely powerful solution for all aspects of software-defined workflow management.
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Axon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With IP Products At CABSAT
Axon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With IP Products At CABSAT
New additions to Axon's portfolio are helping to ease broadcasters’ transition to IP & streamline production.
Broadcast infrastructure specialist Axon Digital Design, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, will be bringing to CABSAT a range of IP products and production tools that are designed to help broadcasters deal with the challenges of the move to IP. (Hall 1 Stand D1-20.)
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Japanese fashion commercial shot with Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K
Japanese fashion commercial shot with Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K
Commercial for popular Japanese fashion company nano・universe was created in-house with an URSA Mini 4K camera and graded with DaVinci Resolve.
Blackmagic Design today announced that URSA Mini 4K was used to shoot popular Japanese fashion company and retailer nano・universe’s “Anti Soaked” TV commercial. Color correction for the commercial was also done with Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve.
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Leader Expands Channel Partners in France, Spain and Switzerland
Leader Expands Channel Partners in France, Spain and Switzerland
See Leader Electronics on stand J08 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
Leader Electronics Corporation announces a further expansion of its sales and support representation with the appointment of three new channel partners on the European mainland. They follow the recent appointment of D+P Multimedia Products Ltd in Ireland as channel partner for Ireland plus Big Pic Media Limited, Boxer Systems Limited and Thameside in Britain. The three new Leader channel partners are AVC-Systems AG (based in Einsiedeln, Switzerland), Unitecnic (Barcelona, Spain), and VideoPlus (Saint-Ouen, France).
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NAMM 2017 - Neumann U 67 Microphone Selected As 2017 TECnology Hall of Fame Inductee
NAMM 2017 - Neumann U 67 Microphone Selected As 2017 TECnology Hall of Fame InducteeStudio specialist Neumann.Berlin announced that its classic U 67 microphone was inducted into the Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) foundation’s TECnology Hall of Fame for 2017. Wolfgang Fraissinet, president, Georg Neumann GmbH, was on hand to accept the award on January 21st during the NAMM show in Anaheim, California.
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More Than 45 Sundance Films and Series Created Using Blackmagic Design
More Than 45 Sundance Films and Series Created Using Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that more than 45 films and series at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival used its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio grading, editing and finishing solution, Fusion Studio visual effects (VFX) and motion graphics software, Video Assist monitor and recorder, and other products throughout production and post production.
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Atomic Imaging Handles AV for the Former President Obama's Farewell Speech with Blackmagic Design Workflow
Atomic Imaging Handles AV for the Former President Obama's Farewell Speech with Blackmagic Design WorkflowBlackmagic Design today announced that Atomic Imaging, a Chicago-based production company, provided a variety of live event AV services for the Former President Obama’s nationally televised farewell speech. Atomic Imaging used a workflow built around Blackmagic Design products, with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel at the heart of the production.
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Rugged Portable Workstations - Now with Single or Dual 4K Displays
Rugged Portable Workstations - Now with Single or Dual 4K DisplaysNextComputing’s Vigor EDS workstation is now available with up to 4K resolution on its integrated display and optional 2nd fold-out monitor. This is the only rugged portable workstation with support for Ultra High Definition (3840x2160, 16 million colors), and combined with its powerful performance and portable form factor, the Vigor EDS is the perfect deployable workstation for graphically demanding jobs in any environment.
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Transvideo to launch StarliteRF-a wireless monitor with ARRI camera control at Paris AFC Micro Salon + BSC Expo 2017
Transvideo to launch StarliteRF-a wireless monitor with ARRI camera control at Paris AFC Micro Salon + BSC Expo 2017Thanks to the worldwide success of the StarliteHD-5 ARRI monitor which interfaces to and controls the ARRI Alexa-Mini and AMIRA cameras, Transvideo now launches the StarliteRF-a, a wireless monitor-recorder with advanced camera control capabilities. The StarliteRF-a is a variation of Transvideo's 5'' Oled wireless monitor-recorder with advanced features for remote control of ARRI's Alexa-Mini and AMIRA cameras.
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How the Neumann KH 80 DSP raises the standard of monitor sound
How the Neumann KH 80 DSP raises the standard of monitor soundWith the KH 80 DSP, Neumann.Berlin launches its first studio monitor with digital signal processing. “Our DSP engine is an in-house development that primarily takes a formerly unknown variable and makes it calculable: the room. Expect clear, high-precision sound wherever you are monitoring,” explains Wolfgang Fraissinet, President of Neumann.
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Absolute Live Productions Uses New JVC PTZ Camera for Live Streaming from Rose Parade Float
Absolute Live Productions Uses New JVC PTZ Camera for Live Streaming from Rose Parade FloatJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Absolute Live Productions, a streaming, production, and equipment rental company, used the JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ IP video production camera to stream live footage from a client’s float during the Rose Parade earlier this month in Pasadena, Calif.
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Custom Consoles Introducing Module-R Lite Studio Desk at CABSAT 2017
Custom Consoles Introducing Module-R Lite Studio Desk at CABSAT 2017
See Custom Consoles on stand C2-42 at CABSAT, Dubai World Trade Centre, March 21-23
Custom Consoles' Module-R Lite studio control desks make their Middle East exhibition debut at CABSAT 2017 in Dubai, March 21-23. Also on display will be the latest version of the EditOne postproduction-suite desk, a MediaPost free-standing monitor mount and an example of the scalable MediaWall monitor display.
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Roland Introduces GO:MIXER Compact Audio Mixer for Smartphones
Roland Introduces GO:MIXER Compact Audio Mixer for Smartphones
Perform, mix audio, and record video with your smartphone - all at once
(PRNewswire) Roland has introduced GO:MIXER, a compact audio mixer for smartphone video production. Compatible with iOS and Android smartphones, GO:MIXER connects digitally via an included cable, providing clear stereo sound that's a marked upgrade over using the phone's built-in mono mic or analog line input. With multiple inputs available, users can connect a mic, musical instruments, media players, and gaming consoles and mix them all together live while they shoot. Ultra-portable and simple to use, GO:MIXER is the ideal solution for adding a pro sound touch to social media videos. At the recent CES annual trade show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Roland GO:MIXER received acclaim from leading industry journalists, winning three Best of CES 2017 awards.
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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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Transvideo and Aaton-Digital to showcase their latest high technology products at BSC Expo 2017
Transvideo and Aaton-Digital to showcase their latest high technology products at BSC Expo 2017
See Transvideo and Aaton Digital on stand 300 at BSC Expo, 3rd-4th February 2017, Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London
Transvideo and Aaton-Digital will showcase their latest high technology at BSC Expo 2017 on stand 300 at BSC Expo, 3rd-4th February 2017, Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London. The new generation Transvideo Stargate 7” high-end monitor-recorder is now available and will be on show at BSC Expo 2017. It has a 1920x1080 full HD display, and is 4K-6G compatible. Other features include inbuilt recording capability, H264 to SD cards; recording can be triggered from the camera SDI output on compatible cameras; fast path processing with immediate display capabilities with no latency: wide range of built in cinematographer-friendly tools including focus helper, peaking, markers, zoom, LUTs, waveform, vectorscope, and job-oriented views.
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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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Leader Adds Five-Bar Display to LV5490 4K Multiscreen Waveform Monitor
Leader Adds Five-Bar Display to LV5490 4K Multiscreen Waveform Monitor
See Leader Electronics on stand J08 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
Leader Electronics announces the addition of five-bar display capabilities to the LV5490 4K-UHD/HD/SD multiscreen waveform monitor. This forms part of a major software upgrade (to version 3.2) which was announced at InterBee 2016 and will make its first European appearance at Broadcast Video Expo 2017.
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Firefly Cinema Announces New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite
Firefly Cinema Announces New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite
New features in version 6 make color workflows more efficient and intuitive from on set live color grading to post production
Firefly Cinema, a developer of affordable color grading and dailies processing applications, today announced V6 of its comprehensive color grading software suite which includes: FirePlay (for playback), FireDay (for digital dailies) and FirePost (for color finishing). Used on hundreds of feature films (Planetarium, The History of Love, Belle and Sebastien), FireFly Cinema solutions provide an integrated and production-wide approach to managing color workflows on-set, through dailies and postproduction.
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Imagine Communications Delivers MCR and News Playout System to RS PCL
Imagine Communications Delivers MCR and News Playout System to RS PCL
New automated newsroom and MCR to support future growth at Thai media and entertainment company
­Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, has deployed a fully integrated and centralised master control room (MCR) and news playout system, including full workflow automation, at privately held entertainment company RS Thailand.
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Unity Audio Heads to NAMM 2017 with Line of Monitors Trusted by the World’s Most Progressive Audio Engineers and Artists
Unity Audio Heads to NAMM 2017 with Line of Monitors Trusted by the World’s Most Progressive Audio Engineers and Artists
Visit booth 7613 and learn why award-winning engineers such as Liam Nolan and Rik Simpson, Dan Green and Phil Tan rely on Unity Audio for their critical tracking, mixing and mastering environments
Unity Audio, a forward-thinking engineering company on the leading edge of studio monitor design, will be exhibiting its flagship active studio monitors at the 2017 NAMM exhibition, held in Anaheim, CA from January 19-22 on booth 7613. Used by the world’s most progressive audio engineers, producers and Grammy Award-winning artists, Unity Audio’s purpose-built monitoring solutions are engineered for superior performance.
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Announcing New Sennheiser Wireless Mics and Neumann Monitor Loudspeaker at NAMM
Announcing New Sennheiser Wireless Mics and Neumann Monitor Loudspeaker at NAMM
Booth performances to feature Lucy, Jaq Mackenzie, Marcus Eaton and others
At NAMM 2017, Sennheiser and Neumann will expand their live performance and monitoring portfolios with the introduction of several exciting new products. Visitors to Hall A, Booth No. 6577, will be the first to see the Sennheiser XS Wireless 1 and XS Wireless 2 radio microphone series, as well as the Neumann KH 80 DSP monitoring loudspeaker. Sennheiser will also be launching the new HD 200 Pro headphones, alongside new frequency variants for the evolution wireless 300 G3 and 500 G3 series for the USA and Canada. While exploring the latest tools for the stage and the (mobile) studio, visitors will be able to enjoy a wealth of live performances at the booth.
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NAMM 2017: Antelope Audio Announces Pro Tools HD compatible interface with Orion32 HD
NAMM 2017: Antelope Audio Announces Pro Tools HD compatible interface with Orion32 HD
Latest Addition to the Orion Family of Interfaces Features 64 Channels of Audio via HDX and USB3
Antelope Audio [NAMM Hall A - Booth 6596], a leading interface company specializing in world class clocking, conversion and FPGA-based vintage FX modeling, has announced the latest addition to its acclaimed Orion series of audio interfaces: Orion32 HD. Delivering 64 channels of stunning audio quality via HDX or USB3, the Orion32 HD is compatible with any DAW on the market, making it an excellent choice for users of both Pro Tools and Native systems.
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Apantac Wins Product Innovation Award for Mi-16 Multiviewer
Apantac Wins Product Innovation Award for Mi-16 MultiviewerApantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions has been awarded a 2016 Product Innovation Award (PIA) from NewBay Media for its cost-effective and innovative Mi-16 3G/HD/SD-SDI Video Multiviewer series.
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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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Video Devices PIX-E5 Keeps Up In the Harsh Ecuadorian Rainforest
Video Devices PIX-E5 Keeps Up In the Harsh Ecuadorian RainforestWhen Cinematographer Jose Sarmiento made the awe-inspiring journey into the humid Amazon jungle of Ecuador for a documentary on the indigenous Quechua people and their culture, he knew he was going to be up against some of the harshest conditions his equipment had ever been exposed to. With extreme heat and suffocating humidity, Sarmiento needed to pack only his most reliable and lightweight equipment. In order to capture dynamic 4K images, he turned to Video Devices PIX-E5 recording monitor.
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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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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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Kurt Oldman Scores Bryan Cranston's SuperMansion With Audient
Kurt Oldman Scores Bryan Cranston's SuperMansion With AudientBest known for working on film scores such as Guardians of the Galaxy and with a huge body of music under his belt, Kurt Oldman is a very happy Audient user. So when Audient asked him which of his latest endeavors he was most inspired by recently, his response was an interesting one. "I wrapped Flight 192 a couple weeks ago, and we're chipping away at Marvel's latest blockbuster," he says nonchalantly. "Right now though, I'm doing season two of Bryan Cranston's stop motion show: SuperMansion, which is just a blast for me."
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Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC shoots the pilot for Fox TV's "Star" with VariCam 35 cinema cameras
Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC shoots the pilot for Fox TV's "Star" with VariCam 35 cinema camerasStar is a new Fox TV music drama from Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels (Empire, Precious). Exposing the cut-throat music industry, Star follows three talented singers as they navigate the road to stardom. The series features Jude Demorest as the title character, Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, and Lenny Kravitz. The series’ pilot was shot by cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC (Quantum of Solace, Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball) on VariCam 35 cinema cameras.
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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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Flanders (FSI) DM Monitors Now With HDR Preview
Flanders (FSI) DM Monitors Now With HDR PreviewFlanders Scientific, makers of industry leading high performance broadcast monitors, announces that all DM series Flanders Scientific monitors now feature 3 selectable HDR Preview modes. FSI CEO/GM Bram Desmet had this to say about these new capabilities: "Our aim with these new HDR monitoring modes was to allow users to leverage current technology for High Dynamic Range signal monitoring in production and quality control applications. While not intended for HDR mastering, these modes do provide a simple and cost effective way to monitor PQ or HLG signals."
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Gavin Struthers ASC Chooses Leader LV5333 3G/HD/SD-SDI Waveform and Picture Monitors
Gavin Struthers ASC Chooses Leader LV5333 3G/HD/SD-SDI Waveform and Picture Monitors
Leader monitors offer very accurate control of relative exposure and overall luminance levels, ensuring that the resultant content conforms fully to broadcast standard signal parameters.
​Gavin Struthers ASC, one of Britain's leading cinematographers, has invested in two Leader LV5333 multi-SDI waveform and picture monitors. The purchases were made from Thameside TV, based at Shepperton near London's Heathrow airport. Originally chosen for use on the US television drama series Black Sails, the instruments now form a permanent part of his production system working alongside Arri Alexa, Sony F-55 and Red cameras.
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Delvcam Unveils a New Compact 5.5-Inch HDMI/SDI Cross-Conversion Monitor
Delvcam Unveils a New Compact 5.5-Inch HDMI/SDI Cross-Conversion Monitor
Has Waveform & Vector Scope Displays
Delvcam, a US based design and engineering firm that specializes in professional LCD video production monitors, unveils the new 5.5 inch DELV-HSW5-CC camera top LCD video monitor featuring HDMI/SDI cross conversion and waveform and vector scope displays. "This 5.5-inch monitor is similar to our 7-inch version but in a compact unit that our customers have been asking for. It is also affordably priced with HDMI/SDI cross conversion and onscreen displays that eliminate the need and expense for adding extra equipment to your set up.
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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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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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Videographer Beals Takes TASCAM DR-701D to the Mall
Videographer Beals Takes TASCAM DR-701D to the MallGiven his more than 25 years as a professional drummer and percussionist, it's not hard to guess the types of videos Chris Beals produces. "My video work ranges from electronic press kits to product demonstrations to videos for artists in development and music videos on a budget. I shoot showcases, live performances, video for companies that manage bands, and so on." For years, Beals relied on TASCAM's DR-60D 4-channel portable audio recorder, designed exclusively for filmmakers. He still loves his DR-60D but when he discovered the new TASCAM DR-701D linear PCM recorder/mixer for video production, he made the leap.
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Marquis & Spectra Logic Develop Complete Media Management & Archive Solution for Avid Users
Marquis & Spectra Logic Develop Complete Media Management & Archive Solution for Avid UsersMarquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media and metadata. Marquis has today announced the development of a complete media management and archive solution for Avid users through the integration between Project Parking, its Avid storage management solution, and Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl® Deep Storage Gateway. The enhancement now allows retrieval of bins and media from a project in a permanent deep archive, enabling rapid business continuity.
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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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Video Devices PIX-E Series Delivers Flawless Quality When Temperatures Rise in West Africa
Video Devices PIX-E Series Delivers Flawless Quality When Temperatures Rise in West AfricaThe Republic of Ghana is a sub-Saharan nation on the West Coast of Africa with a diverse culture. Filmmaker and co-founder of Lastminute Productions, Joseph Pelegreen, has traveled there numerous times over the past dozen years and has come to know and care for the people of this nation. So when he and associate, Matthew Lang, decided to do a documentary that explores education and its significance in changing third-world countries, Ghana was the obvious choice. Mamakrom — named for a village in Ghana — became the latest passion project for the Texas-based filmmakers, but it was a project that took planning. "We had two trips to Ghana to shoot," Pelegreen says. "One was in the southern region and one was in the north."
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Dalet Brings Social Media and Business Intelligence to the Core of Metro TV 24/7 News
Dalet Brings Social Media and Business Intelligence to the Core of Metro TV 24/7 News
Indonesian broadcaster upgrades operations to HD; adds key business intelligence reporting and expands news distribution to social media networks
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, today announced that existing customer Metro TV upgraded their news operations to the Dalet Galaxy platform. In addition to moving the production to high-definition, the solution unifies the entire operations of the Jakarta-based, 24/7 news broadcaster, with full consistency and continuity from content acquisition and production, all the way down to multi-platform distribution and archiving. The new workflow includes one-click social media publishing; access to comprehensive business intelligence reporting metrics, which measure both the performance of the facility and crews, as well as the actual media consumption by the target audience across traditional and non-traditional channels such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube; and the latest version of the Dalet Newsroom Computer System (NRCS), which features some of the industry’s most advanced capabilities.
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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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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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Black Friday Savings on SmallHD 700 Series on-Camera Monitors
Black Friday Savings on SmallHD 700 Series on-Camera MonitorsSmallHD offers big savings on special Black Friday Bundles of its popular 700 Series high-resolution on-camera, 7-inch monitors and accessories purchased only at www.smallhd.com. Along with SmallHD’s 700 Series monitors, each package includes mounting hardware, wireless remote, power accessories, cables, a protective neoprene sleeve, and a durable hard case.
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YouTube goes HDR, Atomos HDR Upgrade and $500 off for Content Professionals
Timed with the recent announcement by YouTube for HDR delivery, Atomos announces a new OS update to further broaden HDR compatibility and offers a limited time discount to make the HDR upgrade easier this holiday season. The HDR wave continues to gather pace with YouTube adding to other content delivery platforms such as Google Chromecast ultra, Sony PS4 Pro, Amazon, Netflix and Vudu in bringing HDR transmission and playback to the growing population of people with HDR compatible TV’s, the leading Christmas gift in 2016.
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Audio-Technica Provides Family Child Learning Center at Akron Children’s Hospital with Audio System Upgrade
Audio-Technica Provides Family Child Learning Center at Akron Children’s Hospital with Audio System Upgrade
ATND931WH condenser mic with Dante™ network output delivers significantly improved audio in learning center for young children with disabilities
The Akron Children’s Hospital Family Child Learning Center (FCLC) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of young children with developmental disabilities and their families. The Tallmadge, Ohio facility provides a wide range of family-centered developmental services. A key component of the FCLC is its observation rooms, where parents, staff and university students can observe intervention taking place.
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Custom Consoles Reports Highly Successful 2016
Custom Consoles Module-R, MDesks and MediaPosts were selected by Altered Images as the core technical furniture for a new television studio galler
Studio and technical control-room furniture specialist Custom Consoles reports high demand for its product range throughout 2016. "Demand is proving strong across both for our broadcast products and for our SteelBase series which we designed for heavy-duty industrial applications," comments sales manager Gary Fuller.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Video Assist 2.3 Update
Blackmagic Design Announces New Video Assist 2.3 Update
Major update adds new 3D LUTs, focus assist features and improved DNxHD and DNxHR support
Blackmagic Design today announced Video Assist 2.3, a major new update for Blackmagic Video Assist customers that adds 3D LUTs to both models. This update also adds features to the 5” Blackmagic Video Assist including improved DNxHD and DNxHR support, false color monitoring, expanded focus options and new screen rotation features. The Video Assist 2.3 update is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design website and is free of charge for all Blackmagic Video Assist customers.
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Naughty Saint Nick: Bad Santa 2 and Panasonic Varicam 35
Naughty Saint Nick: Bad Santa 2 and Panasonic Varicam 35
Theo Van de Sande, ASC shoots Bad Santa 2 with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cinema cameras
The long-awaited sequel to the 2003 holiday cult classic, Bad Santa (directed by Terry Zwigoff), Bad Santa 2 is directed by Mark Waters (Vampire Academy, Mean Girls) and once again pairs Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) and his little helper Marcus (Tony Cox), who reunite to rob a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Academy Award winner Kathy Bates joins the cast as Willie’s foul-mouthed mother, Sunny Soke, and Brett Kelly reprises his role as Thurman Merman. The dark comedy was shot by Theo Van de Sande, ASC (Blade, Cruel Intentions, Wayne’s World) with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cinema cameras.
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Sennheiser announces the Digital 6000 Series
Sennheiser announces the Digital 6000 Series
An Advanced Wireless Microphone System that Excels in Demanding Productions
Audio specialist Sennheiser has announced a new addition to its Professional Wireless Range: The upcoming Digital 6000 Series of radio microphones will bring outstanding audio quality and rock-solid RF wireless transmission to demanding live productions.
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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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Leader Heads to IDFA for IDFA HDR Seminar
Leader Heads to IDFA for IDFA HDR SeminarLeader Electronics Europe heads to Amsterdam shortly to promote the capabilities of its LV5490 4K test instrument at a seminar on High Dynamic Range being held during the International Documentary Film-Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). The event is organised by the Dutch Association of Film & TV Professionals (Nederlandse Beroepsvereniging van Film- en televisiemakers).
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Firefly Cinema Enables On-Set to Edit Suite Color Workflow for Radu Mihaileanu's A History of Love
Firefly Cinema Enables On-Set to Edit Suite Color Workflow for Radu Mihaileanu's A History of LoveFirefly Cinema, a developer of affordable color grading and dailies processing applications, today announced that its entire suite of solutions was used on Radu Mihaileanu's latest feature film, A History of Love, to manage the digital cinema color workflow, from on-set dailies through to the finishing suite, ensuring a consistent color process throughout the production and post production of the movie.
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AJA Releases Desktop Software v12.5 for KONA, Io & T-TAP
AJA Releases Desktop Software v12.5 for KONA, Io & T-TAPAJA Video Systems today released Desktop Software v12.5 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP family of video and audio input/output devices. The v12.5 update adds new support for Apple® Final Cut Pro® X 10.3, Adobe® Creative Cloud® (2017), MXF files, increases streaming capabilities, adds SMPTE 2022-7 support for the KONA IP, and helps enable the latest HDR pipelines.
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Leader to Demonstrate Latest 4K HDR Test and Measurement Technology at SATIS 2016
Leader to Demonstrate Latest 4K HDR Test and Measurement Technology at SATIS 2016Leader Electronics Europe will demonstrate the latest options for its LV5490 waveform monitor to television content producers, postproduction facility managers and broadcasters attending the November 15-17 SATIS show in Paris. Exhibiting on stand 3-E02, Leader will be represented by European regional development manager Kevin Salvidge and colleagues from Paris-based channel partner TRM.
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Exponent Showcases Live Drone Tracking Technology at UTM 2016
Exponent Showcases Live Drone Tracking Technology at UTM 2016
Unique live-feed footage of UAVs helps regulators monitor compliance
Exponent Technology Services has unveiled its SkyCommander at the UTM Convention 2016. Completely encapsulated and independent of any requirement to be electronically coupled with the UAV, Exponent's SkyCommander provides near real-time situational awareness of UAV operations via a secured cloud based internet platform and existing cellular networks.
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SmallHD Production & Studio Monitors Add Functionality with Firmware Upgrade
SmallHD Production & Studio Monitors Add Functionality with Firmware Upgrade
Free Update Is Available Now.
SmallHD announces a free firmware update that adds an array of new features to increase the functionality of its groundbreaking line of 13”, 17”, 24” and 32” production monitors, including the HDR (high dynamic range) displays. To provide a better viewing experience, the Firmware 1.3 update adds De-Interlacer to view interlaced video in a progressive mode. It also adds V-Log and S-Log 3 DeLOG and HDR Preview support. A new Color Picker tool has been added to the toolbar to view the specific color values of a selected pixel on the video signal displayed.
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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 Show
Dutch 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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StreamGuys Launches 'IsMyStreamUp' Automated Monitoring Service
StreamGuys Launches 'IsMyStreamUp' Automated Monitoring Service
New standalone offering brings powerful, 24/7 stream monitoring to more users in an affordable, self-serve, CDN-agnostic solution
StreamGuys, a pioneering content delivery network and streaming media provider, has launched IsMyStreamUp, a fully-automated, cloud-based service that enables users of any CDN or streaming platform to continually monitor the status of their Internet streams, critical content assets and production workflows.
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WCPMedia Services to Demonstrate Media Management Platform at AFM
WCPMedia Services to Demonstrate Media Management Platform at AFM
Cloud-based platform-as-a-service empowers content owners with integrated tools for producing, managing, marketing and distributing content.
At this month'’s American Film Market in Santa Monica, WCPMedia Services will demonstrate WCPWeb App, the cloud-based media-management platform that is revolutionizing the way independent filmmakers market and distribute content. Used by producers, distributors, film festivals and others worldwide, WCPWeb App is a platform-as-a-service solution offering a suite of tools for storing, managing, marketing and distribution. It is the simplest, fastest, most secure and most effective way to deliver content.
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Leader Instruments Positions 4K HDR Test & Measurement at Center Stage for NAB New York
Leader Instruments Positions 4K HDR Test & Measurement at Center Stage for NAB New York
Two new upgrades will take the stage in Leader Electronics booth at NAB New York
Following a highly successful SMPTE 2016 in Hollywood and CAPER 2016 in Buenos Aires, Leader Instruments will exhibit its range of advanced test and measurement solutions in booth 1711 at NAB New York. The show will be held at the Javits Center, November 9-10. Representatives attending will include Motoyasu Kajikawa (Leader Instruments Corporation President), Hiromitsu ‘Matsu’ Matsubayashi (Market Development Manager) and Scott Cannon (Eastern Regional Business Development Manager).
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New JVC Multi-Format LCD Monitors Ideal for Critical Image Evaluation
New JVC Multi-Format LCD Monitors Ideal for Critical Image Evaluation
JVC will demonstrate the new monitors at the NAB Show New York , which runs Nov. 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced new multi-format LCD production monitors designed for critical image evaluation for studio, field, and master control applications. The new DT-V G2 line includes the 16.5-inch DT-V17G25Z, which is a near EBU Grade 1 LCD monitor, as well as the 24-inch DT-V24G2Z, 21.5-inch DT-V21G2Z, and 16.5-inch DT-V17G2Z models. JVC will demonstrate the new monitors at the NAB Show New York (Booth #1515), which runs Nov. 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center.
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DBW Communication, Rome, Invests in Leader LV5490
DBW Communication, Rome, Invests in Leader LV5490
The LV5490 provides all the signal monitoring resources needed to ensure precise matching between each camera channel. Built-in CINEZONE feature allows optimal exposure to be achieved using an intuitive display.
DBW Communication is the latest in a growing number of broadcast production companies using a Leader LV5490 multiscreen waveform monitor to ensure the precision of its 4K UHD output. The purchase was made via Leader's Italian distributor, CVE – Communication Video Engineering.
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NAB New York: JVC Introduces ProHD Wireless Bridge Uplink Solution
NAB New York: JVC Introduces ProHD Wireless Bridge Uplink SolutionJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will debut the ProHD Wireless Bridge, a video-over-IP solution for multi-camera live broadcasts that exceeds the performance of typical bonded solutions. Compatible with JVC’s ProHD and 4KCAM streaming camera models, the system is ideal for broadcasts that require high reliability and camera mobility. JVC will debut the new system at the NAB Show New York (Booth #1515), which runs Nov. 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center.
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TSL Products at NAB NY 2016
TSL Products at NAB NY 2016
Latest range of workflow tools help broadcasters define roadmap to IP
At NAB NY 2016, on booth 1706, TSL Products, the leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, will showcase its latest range of workflow tools designed to help broadcasters define their roadmap to IP. TSL Products' range of solutions include broadcast control, audio monitoring and power management system to address today’s broadcast requirements.
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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 Production
Easy-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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MMC Brainville Technology Park Capitalizes on PipelineFX’s Qube!
MMC Brainville Technology Park Capitalizes on PipelineFX’s Qube!
Polish Multimedia and IT Tech Location Takes Advantage of Proven Rendering Solution for Visual Effects, Animation and Video Editing Companies
Today, PipelineFX announces the adoption of Qube! at MMC Brainville, one of Poland’s most advanced technology parks. The production render farm manager now currently prioritizes the workloads of 30 companies producing visual effects, animation and video edits for regional and global customers. This is Qube!’s second major deployment in a global tech park following the Jiangye announcement in 2015.
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Microsoft introduces Surface Studio and the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft introduces Surface Studio and the Windows 10 Creators Update
New Surface Studio turns your desk into a creative studio; the Creators Update brings new creativity and gaming experiences built around the people who matter most.
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday unveiled a broad vision to empower a new wave of creativity with a major update coming to more than 400 million Windows 10 devices and the introduction of Surface Studio, Surface Dial and a more powerful Surface Book.
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Club FM Selects TSL Products’ Audio Monitors and Power Units for New Malayalam Radio Channel
Club FM Selects TSL Products’ Audio Monitors and Power Units for New Malayalam Radio Channel
Audio Monitoring Technology and Mains Distribution Units installed for state-of-the-art radio station Club FM by RGB Broadcasting
TSL Products, the leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, announced today that Club FM, the new Dubai-based Malayalam language radio channel owned by the Mathrubhmi media group, has installed the company’s Audio Monitoring Technology and Mains Distribution Unitsfor daily operations. System integrator RGB Broadcasting selected TSL Products’ Audio Monitor AMU1-BAS L and Power Unit MDU14-B-32A as a technological solution to enable the production of Dubai’s first adaptive Radio Data System (RDS) station.
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Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras
Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras
AED selected Ki Pro Ultra to offer its customers a cost-effective and compact solution to playback and record 4K Ultra HD footage
AV industry solutions provider and equipment rental house AED recently upgraded its inventory with the purchase of 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultra video recorder and playback devices. With offices located in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, AED is committed to providing its customers in professional AV with affordable solutions tailored to meet every budget.
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Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater
Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater
Eileen Godoy Promoted to Head of Post Production
—Hybrid post-production facility Cognition has completed construction of a 4K digital intermediate theater as part of its ongoing multi-million dollar expansion. Designed for finishing studio and independent features, the theater is among the most technically sophisticated in Southern California with an array of state-of-the-art color grading, editorial, projection and sound features. Several film projects have already come through the new resource, including A Happening of Monumental Proportions and Marauders, both finished using an ACES workflow.
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Hit Comedy 'TOO YOUNG TO DIE!' Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Hit Comedy 'TOO YOUNG TO DIE!' Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
"I wanted to give viewers more excitement and a feeling of unity in the live music scenes, so I decided to let camera operators have Pocket Cinema Cameras as well," said DoP Daisuke Soma.
Blackmagic Design today announced that five Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras were used to shoot live music scenes in Kankuro Kudo’s new hit film, "TOO YOUNG TO DIE!" Written and directed by Kankuro Kudo -- who has been involved in many popular dramas and films as a screenwriter and director -- "TOO YOUNG TO DIE" follows the adventures of the film’s leading character, Daisuke, who dies in an accident at the age of 17 and goes to Hell. While in Hell, Daisuke tries to come back to life to confess his love to his classmate and kiss the girl, all under the intensive training of Killer K, an ogre who formed a rock band called "Hells."
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Shogun Inferno now shipping. 4K 60p HDR filmmaking has arrived.
Shogun Inferno now shipping. 4K 60p HDR filmmaking has arrived.
The award winning Shogun Inferno – the world’s most advanced monitor recorder – is now shipping, ushering in the exciting new era of 4K 60p HDR filmmaking
Since its inception, Atomos has been famous for redefining what monitors and recorders can do for all types of cameras and all types of filmmakers. The Atomos difference is that we develop cutting edge technology to propel the industry forward but deliver it at a price point and with a user interface that opens the technology up to the entire filmmaking community. Shogun Inferno gives the Atomos treatment to 4K 60p Log/Raw cameras, delivering high frame rate / high resolution recording & high dynamic range / high bright monitoring for under $2,000 USD MSRP.
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Roland Professional A/V Helps Bring “The Future. Redefined.” to the World
Roland Professional A/V Helps Bring “The Future. Redefined.” to the World
Global launch event relied exclusively on Roland Professional A/V equipment to deliver five hours of performances from three stages to viewers around the globe
Roland recently premiered more than 30 new products to a global audience during a first-of-its-kind, 24-hour streaming online music festival — “The Future. Redefined.” — featuring live performances from VIP events in eight major cities worldwide. The final encore event, at Six01 Studio in Burbank, California, was the most ambitious and complex, production-wise, and relied exclusively on Roland Professional A/V equipment to deliver five hours of performances from three stages to viewers around the globe. The artist lineup at Six01 Studio included Linda Perry, Saint Motel, DJ Pierre, DJ Trayze, Mike Garson, Judith Hill, Echosmith, Masego, MOON, Ric’key Pageot, SAARA, She Wants Revenge, Smallpools, Tal Wilkenfeld, Gregg Bissonette, Josh Stevens and Lola Astanova, and others. Six01 Studio is an event and rehearsal space, gallery space, and photo studio, as well as the headquarters for Six01, an artist collective and think tank.
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Wisycom Takes the World by Storm On Tour with Lukas Graham
Wisycom Takes the World by Storm On Tour with Lukas Graham
Billboard cart-topping artists rely on Wisycom to ensure vocals and bass and horn sections are transmitted flawlessly
When Frank Grønbæk, front of house technician, and Rasmus Valentin Hansen, monitor engineer, packed up their equipment for the worldwide Lukas Graham tour, both made sure to have their Wisycom devices with them. Tasked with handling all wireless equipment for the tour, both engineers currently rely on Wisycom to ensure that Lukas Graham's vocals, as well as the bass and horn sections, were transmitted flawlessly.
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Harvard University Athletics to Stream Field Hockey Live with JVC Sports Production Camera
Harvard University Athletics to Stream Field Hockey Live with JVC Sports Production Camera
Harvard Athletics uses a JVC GY-HM200SP camera to produce live streaming coverage with graphics of its rowing teams
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Harvard University Athletics in Cambridge, Mass., will use its new GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production camera with embedded score panel graphics to stream live coverage of its field hockey team on Oct. 15. The camera was purchased earlier this year to simplify production and reduce crew and gear requirements for live, boat-based coverage of the school’s four rowing teams.
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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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AXON FLEXES ITS 4K MUSCLES AT BROADCAST INDIA 2016
AXON FLEXES ITS 4K MUSCLES AT BROADCAST INDIA 2016
The company’s new 4K/IP-ready SynView modular multiviewer will be on show for the first time in Asia
With research showing that India is poised to lead the APAC charge towards Ultra High Definition broadcasting, Axon Digital Design is anticipating a positive response to its new SynView modular multiviewer, which will be on show for the first time in Asia at this year’s Broadcast India exhibition (Stand E502).
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Leader Announces 4K HDR Option for LV7390 3G/HD/SD SDI Rasterizer
Leader Announces 4K HDR Option for LV7390 3G/HD/SD SDI Rasterizer
New upgrade includes high dynamic range measurement capabilities for the ITU.BT.2100 Hybrid Log Gamma, Dolby PQ and Sony SLOG-3 protocols
Leader Electronics Europe announces a major new option for the Leader LV7390 4K-upgradable 3G/HD/SD SDI rasterizer. The new LV7390-OP20 4K upgrade allows the LV7390 to support 4K/UHD programme production and post as well as 4x3G HD-SDI.
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Avid Unveils Pro Tools | MTRX Audio Interface for Superior Sound Quality and Unrivaled Flexibility
Avid Unveils Pro Tools | MTRX Audio Interface for Superior Sound Quality and Unrivaled Flexibility
New Avid audio interface gives audio professionals detailed sound quality and flexible monitoring, I/O and routing to facilitate creativity and improve efficiency
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today introduced Pro Tools® | MTRX, a versatile new audio interface for Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native. Developed by Digital Audio Denmark for Avid, Pro Tools | MTRX gives Pro Tools users the superior sonic quality of DAD’s legendary AD and DA converters—along with incredibly flexible monitoring, I/O, and routing capabilities—all in one powerful unit. Powered by the MediaCentral® Platform, it integrates seamlessly with Pro Tools | S6 and Pro Tools | S3 control surfaces.
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Sennheiser and Neumann nominated for prestigious NAMM TEC Awards
Sennheiser and Neumann nominated for prestigious NAMM TEC Awards
NAMM TEC Awards are the pro audio industry’s most prestigious accolades, honoring outstanding achievement in product innovation and sound production
Audio specialist Sennheiser and Neumann.Berlin have received Outstanding Technical Achievement nominations across three different categories in the 32nd Annual NAMM TEC awards. Sennheiser was nominated for its Wireless System Remote (WSR) application, the HD 25 PLUS professional headphones and the new evolution wireless G3 systems in the A1 band for the USA and Canada, while Neumann was nominated for its ‘Neumann in the Home Studio’ educational microsite.
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Musicbed Licensing Platform Creates Live Recording Sessions with Blackmagic Design
Musicbed Licensing Platform Creates Live Recording Sessions with Blackmagic Design
Musicbed Sessions use Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel and three SmartView HD monitors.
Blackmagic Design announced today that the music licensing platform Musicbed uses ATEM live production switchers and SmartView monitors to create cinematic live music experiences, called “Musicbed Sessions,” which feature performances from musicians spanning various genres.
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Transvideo Wins Cinec Award For Its Starlite Hd5-arri Recorder-monitor
Transvideo Wins Cinec Award For Its Starlite Hd5-arri Recorder-monitor(Paris, France--September 28, 2016) Transvideo is proud to have been chosen to receive the prestigious Cinec Award this year for its StarliteHD5-ARRI monitor-recorder in the category of Camera Technology / New Digital Capturing Tools. The Cinec Award is a unique prize for outstanding achievements and innovations in the fields of motion-picture technology and post production. The prizes were judged during the Cinec Expo in Munich by industry experts that included Hollywood cameraman Klemens Becker and lighting director Stuart Gain.
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Custom Consoles EditOne takes centre stage at IBC2016
Custom Consoles EditOne takes centre stage at IBC2016
Interest in EditOne was strong during the show from customers based inside and outside the European Union.
Custom Consoles reports a highly successful IBC2016, the 49th instance of Europe's largest broadcast trade show. Held at its usual RAI Centre venue in Amsterdam, the event attracted a record 55,796 attendance and over 1,800 exhibiting companies. "We showed the latest version of our EditOne and Module-R Lite desks on our stand in Hall 8," says Custom Consoles' sales manager Gary Fuller. "Interest in EditOne was especially strong thanks both to its innovative design and very competitive price point. We took a good number of orders for EditOne during the show itself from customers based inside and outside the European Union.
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The Walkabout Director: A Technique for Live Surgery
One Technique for Better Live Surgical Video Broadcasts Most Creative Cow readers have probably toured television studios if not worked in one at some time or another. You know that the SCR (studio control room) is typically walled off from the stage and audience in a sound tight room, sometimes...
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Day Three: Editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5
It s Day Three of my real world editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5 and this is going to be the longest blog yet as I want to show you guys a lot of the little things that are making editing in Resolve a pleasure. I know there are a lot...
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Sony NAB 2016 Interview - PVM-X550 55 Inch OLED 4K Monitor
Harold & Maudecast Co-Host Jake Essoe interviews Gary Mandle, Sr. Product Manager, Professional Monitor Products, Sony Electronics, about their new monitor introduced at NAB 2016, the PVM-X550 - 55 Inch OLED 4K Monitor. "Intended as a companion monitor for the X300, now clients can have the same view of projects...
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