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Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018
Cinegy says yes to flexible IP, cloud, on-premise playout, and master control at NAB 2018Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that it will launch its Channel-in-the-Cloud™ solution bundle, consisting of its Cinegy Air PRO playout and automation solution and Multiviewer system on Booth SL12116 from 9-12 April in Las Vegas.
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Sonnet's 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive Now Shipping
Sonnet's 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive Now Shipping
Bus-Powered, Pocket-Size Portable Storage Device Delivers Data Transfers up to 2600 MB/s, Mac® and Windows® Compatible
Sonnet Technologies today announced that the new 1TB version of its popular Fusion™ Thunderbolt™ 3 PCIe® Flash Drive is now shipping. A rugged, pocket-size solid-state drive (SSD) storage device with a Thunderbolt 3 interface, the Mac®- and Windows®-compatible drive is equipped with 1TB of NVMe flash storage and leverages the 40Gbps bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 to deliver data transfer speeds up to 2600 MB/s.
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NextComputing Introduces Radius TR, the First Portable AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processor Based System
NextComputing, renowned designers of innovative, incredibly small workstations for the creative professional community, announce the release of the first portable workstation incorporating the AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processor, the Radius TR. Creators now have the ability to take the power to create with them anywhere.
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WCPMedia Services Awarded Digital Production Partnership's COMMITTED TO SECURITY Shields
WCPMedia Services Awarded Digital Production Partnership's COMMITTED TO SECURITY Shields
Cloud-based media management company is among the first to meet DPP’s security requirements for both production and broadcast.
WCPMedia Services, whose cloud-based media management platform is used by entertainment companies worldwide to produce, market and distribute film and television content, has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership’s “Committed to Security” shields for production and broadcast. The shields signify WCPMedia Services’ adherence to best practices for security in areas including physical security, authentication, IT and legal compliance. WCPMedia becomes one of two dozen technology leaders to meet DPP’s stringent security requirements, and one of first three companies to earn security shields for both broadcast and production.
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Piksel Faith Introduces Enhanced Viewer Analytics at National Religious Broadcasters Convention
Piksel Faith Introduces Enhanced Viewer Analytics at National Religious Broadcasters Convention
Service provides faith-based organizations with powerful ‘at-a-glance’ viewing analysis
Piksel Faith, a global provider of professional and managed services that helps faith-based organizations build and grow their digital media presence, will be unveiling a significantly enhanced and extended version of its viewer analytics platform at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention in Nashville Tennessee on Booth 137.
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SMPTE 2017 Presentations Are Now on YouTube, Papers in IEEE Xplore Digital Library
SMPTE 2017 Presentations Are Now on YouTube, Papers in IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Society's Release of SMPTE 2017 Video Enables Broad Access to Latest Perspectives and Research on Media and Entertainment Technologies and Business Models
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, has published more than 50 videos of the expert paper presentations delivered at the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017) on its YouTube channel. SMPTE 2017 took place in October 2017 in Los Angeles.
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EditShare Receives AS-11 DPP Certification for Its QUALES QC Solution
EditShare Receives AS-11 DPP Certification for Its QUALES QC Solution
See automated quality control stand alone or integrated within media asset management workflow at BVE 2018 on stand H14
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced that its award-winning QUALES Automatic Quality Control and file verification solution has earned AS-11 UK DPP Certification. Adding AS-11 UK DPP compliance to QUALES AQC’s list of supported global delivery standards ensures productions adhere to key UK file delivery guidelines as set by a conglomerate of UK broadcasters. QUALES will now verify that media files comply with the DPP AS-11 standard, which was developed in conjunction with the US Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA).
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Facilis Technology Unveils New Version of Multi-User Shared File Storage System at NAB 2018
Facilis Technology Unveils New Version of Multi-User Shared File Storage System at NAB 2018
Builds on success of significant new Hub Server technology to benefit new and existing TerraBlock systems
Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will introduce the latest version of its award-winning multi-user shared storage system.
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Quantum Products at the 2018 NAB Show
Quantum Products at the 2018 NAB Show
2018 NAB Show Preview Quantum Booth SL8511 April 7 – 12
At the 2018 NAB Show, Quantum will present its latest innovations for demanding storage workflows, including major new enhancements for its Xcellis® workflow storage family and the StorNext® shared file system and data management platform.
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Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware highlights Archive and Backup to the Cloud at BVE 2018
Archiware, producer of data management software Archiware P5 and Pure, exhibits its latest developments at the BVE 2018 in London from February 27th to March 1st. Special showcases include a live demonstration of Archive and Backup to the Cloud, the new solution with QNAP and partner integrations at Archiware and distributor JPY’s stand F27.
The BVExpo is a premier event for professionals in the Media and Entertainment industry. This year, Archiware presents the newest Cloud features for its P5 software suite modules P5 Backup and P5 Archive. Supported Cloud services include Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Generic S3 and Backblaze. The flexibility of the P5 modules is further demonstrated through a live setup of Backup and Archive to the latest LTO tape technology.
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Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806
Masstech Innovations Preview 2018 NAB Show April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas Booth SU2806At the 2018 NAB Show, Masstech will feature its FlashNet media object storage application and MassStore media services framework, two industry-leading solutions that enable flexible, efficient media and storage management on-premise, in the cloud, and in hybrid configurations. The company's solutions offer unparalleled support for cloud vendors including Amazon, Wasabi, Cloudian, and MS Azure and for all industry-leading MAM, PAM, NRCS, automation, video server, and library solutions. Masstech also will focus on the flexibility of FlashNet and MassStore in delivering disaster recovery (DR) solutions optimized for any price point and DR strategy — from simple content replication to full archive duplication.
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ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
ELEMENTS to Demonstrate its One-of-a-Kind Server Technology at HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone
Developer of award-winning all-in-one SAN/NAS media storage and server appliances will also host Breakfast Round Table discussion on Cloud Storage in M&E
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be demonstrating new features of its one-of-a-kind ELEMENTS ONE SAN/NAS server platform at the HPA Tech Retreat’s Innovation Zone in Palm Springs, CA. The Innovation Zone is an invitation only space for exhibitors to share their latest technologies for digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, and video with attendees. The event will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA from 19th – 23rd February 2018.
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SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
SMPTE Members Bring Rich Expertise to BVE 2018
Impressive Depth and Breadth of BVE Sessions Reflect Significant Organizational Support From the Society and Its Members in the UK
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that numerous SMPTE members will be presenting at BVE 2018, which runs Feb. 27 to March 1 in London. More than 40 SMPTE Sustaining Members will also be exhibiting with stands at the event.
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Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian station
Elements NAS media storage and server transmit video from South Korea to Austrian stationELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its long-time customer Broadcast Network Connections (BNC) is deploying an ELEMENTS NAS 60bay plus JBOD expansion in PyeongChang to establish a steady connection for transmissions between onsite editing and producers in Vienna, Austria. BNC, a Berlin-based production company, has been contracted by Austria’s public (service) broadcaster ORF for ingest and content management during the global sports event to ensure up-to-the-minute coverage.
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PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las Vegas
PlayBox Technology To Demonstrate Latest Advances in Broadcast Playout, Channel Branding and Streaming at the 2018 NAB Show, Las VegasPlayBox Technology will exhibit the latest advances to its Neo and CloudAir broadcast channel branding and playout solutions at the US National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Monday April 9 to Thursday April 12, 2018. The CloudAir demonstration will be held in conjunction with AWS Marketplace.
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Sonnet 2018 NAB Show Preview April 7 – 12 Booth SL10224
Sonnet 2018 NAB Show Preview April 7 – 12 Booth SL10224
Sonnet Technologies to show new Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics Solutions
(February 12, 2018) At the 2018 NAB Show, Sonnet will showcase its new eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650, a Thunderbolt™ 3 to eGPU PCI Express® (PCIe®) card expansion system designed and qualified specifically for large, power-hungry video graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, including the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64, Radeon Pro WX 9100, 9100 SSG and overclocked NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series-based cards.
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Studio Network Solutions unveiling new EVO DPX shared storage at Blackmagic Design Conference
Studio Network Solutions unveiling new EVO DPX shared storage at Blackmagic Design Conference
The latest shared storage server from Studio Network Solutions was designed with colorists and finishing artists in mind
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading manufacturer of shared storage hardware and software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that the upcoming Blackmagic Design Conference and Expo on February 11-13th would feature the first public unveiling of EVO DPX, the latest addition to the EVO shared storage lineup, designed to make it simple for teams to integrate demanding coloring and finishing workflows into a shared storage environment with a single system.
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ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
ELEMENTS to Implement Veritone AI Functionality in Media Storage & Server Solutions
Automated media monitoring and analytics make ELEMENTS MAM system even smarter and more powerful
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is releasing a ground-breaking new option to its Media Library at NAB 2018. Beyond managing, sharing, and annotating media assets, the highly-efficient MAM is now capable of analyzing, dissecting, and indexing video and audio assets through automated monitoring utilizing cognitive Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines. ELEMENTS, a first-time exhibitor at NAB, will demonstrate the AI functionality on Booth #SL14508 throughout the show.
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Tedial to Bring Major Breakthrough in Sports Production to NAB 2018 with Intro of Smart LIVE
Tedial to Bring Major Breakthrough in Sports Production to NAB 2018  with Intro of Smart LIVE
World’s most comprehensive live event support system leverages AI for automated clip creation and targeted content delivery
Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has revealed plans to introduce Smart LIVE at NAB 2018, the world’s most comprehensive live event support tool and a major breakthrough in sports production. Smart LIVE, a totally unique development in the industry, leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools to increase the number of highlights created automatically, thus reducing production costs and boosting revenues for production companies. Demonstrations will be held in Booth N 1420.
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New Rithm AI Cloud Transcoder Improves Advertising Video Start Times 15% - 75%
New Rithm AI Cloud Transcoder Improves  Advertising Video Start Times 15% - 75%
Enables Video Advertisers and Content Distributors of all types to deliver higher QoS and QoE to viewers
EuclidIQ, a leading video compression company announces Rithm, a highly innovative approach to cloud transcoding that improves video start times and reduces buffering 15% to 75% for ABR streaming of a wide variety of HD content when compared to leading cloud transcoders. EuclidIQ will be showcasing their innovation to video advertisers and distributors during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) gathering in April.
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Cinegy brings its latest, most sophisticated production modules to Trams at BVE 2018 
Cinegy brings its latest, most sophisticated production modules to Trams at BVE 2018 Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that its Cinegy Air PRO Bundle, Cinegy Multiviewer, and Cinegy Capture PRO will be among products and services featuring on the Trams stand (F14) at BVE 2018 at ExCel London from 27 February – 1 March.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Blackmagic Design Introduces ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
The world’s most advanced HD and Ultra HD live production switcher with 4 M/E and 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers for creating incredible Ultra HD programs!
Blackmagic Design today announced the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, the world’s most advanced high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60 switcher with 20 inputs, 4 M/Es and a massive 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers. In addition, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K features 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engines with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each input and much more.
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Sim Post LA Hires Greg Ciaccio as VP of Post and Paul Chapman as VP of Engineering and Technology
Bill DeRonde, President of Sim Post, is pleased to announce the recent hires of Greg Ciaccio, VP of Post LA, and Paul Chapman, VP of Engineering and Technology LA.
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Tedial’s Julián Fernández-Campón to Present at HPA 2018 Tech Retreat
Tedial’s Julián Fernández-Campón to Present at  HPA 2018 Tech Retreat
Company’s Director, Architectural Solutions to Share Benefits and Considerations of Adopting IMF in MAM Systems
Julián Fernández-Campón, Director, Architectural Solutions at Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, will share the benefits and considerations of adopting IMF in Media Asset Management Systems with attendees of the HPA 2018 Tech Retreat. Fernández-Campón’s presentation, titled “How Adopting IMF in MAM Systems Results in Greater Efficiency and Lower Costs” will take place on Wednesday, February 21 at 11:35 am and serve as a resource to those interested in understanding the benefits of utilizing IMF in MAM systems, and the considerations that need to be addressed to reduce storage and achieve a simplified, efficient and cost-effective end-to-end workflow.
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Suitcase TV Flyaway++ Production System to debut at BVE 2018
Suitcase TV Flyaway++ Production System to debut at BVE 2018Suitcase TV Ltd, a leading broadcast IP-based technology developer, today announced that Iphrame Flyaway++, a software-based framework for handling IP, ASI, and SDI signals in a physical PC or virtual (cloud) environment will make its European debut on Stand F26 at BVE 2018, 27 February - 1 March at London’s ExCel exhibition centre.
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Florida International University Uses Matrox Monarch HD for Webcasting to Facebook Live
Florida International University Uses Matrox Monarch HD for Webcasting to Facebook LiveFlorida International University Uses Monarch HD for Webcasting to Facebook Live Monarch H.264 encoders enable remote students to participate in on-campus activities.
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Ventuz Focuses on 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Ventuz Focuses on 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Ventuz Technology Gives Insight into the Possibilities of 3D Real-Time Content at ISE 2018
Software developer Ventuz Technology will focus their presence at ISE 2018 on 3D real-time content creation. Showing a variety of installations, the goal will be to demonstrate best content practices for interactive, mixed reality and multi-user setups.
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EditShare’s QUALES QC Honored with TV Technology Innovation Award
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, is proud to close out 2017 with a prestigious TV Technology Product Innovation Award for its automated QC and file verification system QUALES. The TV Technology Product Innovation Awards recognize outstanding technological innovations that best serve working professionals in the TV/pro video and radio/online audio industries. The winners were selected by a panel of professionals working in media and entertainment sectors.
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ATTO announces support for Apple® Release of the new iMac Pro
ATTO’s line of ThunderboltTM technology enabled products continue to revolutionize connectivity to storage
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today confirmed their continued commitment to the newly released line of product updates and innovations from Apple. With the powerful and new iMac Pro® now shipping, ATTO continues to support the new offerings from this industry leading manufacturer. "Our deep relationship with Apple over the last 30 years continues to drive our position as a leading force within the Apple community," said Timothy J. Klein, president and CEO at ATTO Technology.
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Cinegy Air Cloud Pack now available on Microsoft Azure
Cinegy Air Cloud Pack now available on Microsoft AzureCinegy today announced that it is making its Cinegy Air Cloud Pack available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The Cinegy Air Cloud Pack includes Cinegy Air PRO Bundle with Cinegy Multiviewer. Cinegy Air PRO consists of a control panel and playout engine. The control panel is a state-of-the-art interface for control of one or more playout channels connected via TCP/IP. The Cinegy Air PRO playout engine executes the playlist provided to it and renders video and audio to air.
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Quantum Scale-out NAS Meets Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows
Quantum Scale-out NAS Meets Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows
Innovative Xcellis Scale-out NAS Is First to Bring Highest Levels of Storage Performance and Scalability to All-IP Environments
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced a new Xcellis® Scale-out NAS solution that delivers the highest levels of storage performance and scalability in a cost-effective, Ethernet-based appliance. Powered by Quantum's StorNext® shared storage and data management platform, the multiprotocol, multiclient Xcellis Scale-out NAS system unites robust media and metadata management with industry-leading performance — three times better than that of competing NAS systems — and unmatched scalability to support content creators' most demanding collaborative workflows and ease their transition to an IP-based infrastructure.
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Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Marina controls playout for six transmission chains at re-equipped facility
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that its Marina automation has been chosen to provide content management, automation, and redundancy control for the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC). The IPBC is the new Israeli public broadcasting organization that replaces the IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority).
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ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales Americas
ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales AmericasELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has added Eric Thorne to its growing North American team as its VP Sales Americas. Thorne joins ELEMENTS with over 25 years of sales experience in the media & entertainment market sector. His responsibilities, effective immediately, include supporting existing customers, developing new business targets and sectors, and expanding the reseller channel in the USA, Canada, and Latin America.
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BBC Wales puts Dalet at the core of its new broadcast center
BBC Wales puts Dalet at the core of its new broadcast center
BBC Wales selects Dalet Galaxy to manage assets and orchestrate workflows across new media facility
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced that BBC Wales has selected the enterprise Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Orchestration platform to facilitate all workflows and asset management requirements at its new state-of-the-art media facility located in Cardiff, Wales. Once deployed, Dalet Galaxy will offer a centralized content repository and provide tools to orchestrate workflows and media processes across production, news, studios and delivery departments. The massive installation design and multi-year deployment will be managed by Dalet Professional Services, which will ensure customer success in the transformation journey towards agility and maximize return on investment (ROI).
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Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Third Party Support
Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Third Party SupportThanks to the growing popularity of the recently introduced FUJINON MK Series, camera and lens support providers have taken note and now offer a range of solutions to benefit MK lens owners and broaden their compatibility with additional camera mounts. Among those with new support gear for the FUJINON MK Series are lens control, accessory manufacturers and service providers: Heden, Chrosziel, Duclos Lenses, MTF, Bright Tangerine and Zacuto.
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ASG to Explore VR/AR, HDR and AI Technologies at Free Annual Workshop
ASG to Explore VR/AR, HDR and AI Technologies at Free Annual WorkshopAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, will explore the use of VR/AR, HDR, and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies during its annual workflow workshop on Dec. 7, 2017, at New People Cinema in San Francisco. “The Reality of VR/AR, HDR, and Artificial Intelligence” will address both the technical and commercial aspects of the technologies, highlighting recent advances and projects from content creators.
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Cinegy on the “Go” in South Korea
Cinegy on the “Go” in South KoreaCinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that K-Baduk in South Korea has launch it’s “Go” channel using Cinegy. Invented in China more than 2,500 years ago and far more complicated than chess, the goal of Go is for two players to literally “encircle” more territory than their opponent. It is a hugely popular board game in East Asia, so much so that regional and international matches are televised in HD – with commentary - throughout the region on multiple platforms.
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EVS Chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Lite Desk for its new IP Expertise Center
EVS Chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Lite Desk for its new IP Expertise CenterEVS, the leading provider of live video production technology, has purchased a nine-bay Custom Consoles Module-R Lite desk for the new IP Expertise Center at its headquarters in Liège. The new desk incorporates an EVS DYVI live production switcher and will be used to demonstrate EVS products in a fully operational IP production environment.
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FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase Switcher, Server, Archiving Recorder & Graphics Tech at GV Expo
FOR-A® announces that it will highlight portable video switcher, video server, ClassX character generator, and LTO video archiving recorder solutions at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth 530 at the upcoming show, which takes place November 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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ATTO Technology Announces 40Gb Ethernet to 12Gb SAS Storage Controllers
ATTO Technology Announces 40Gb Ethernet to 12Gb SAS Storage Controllers
XstreamCORE™ ET 8200 storage controller is now shipping, delivers the industry’s fastest throughput for the most demanding workflows
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions, announces the new ATTO XstreamCORE™ ET 8200 storage controller is now shipping. For less than the price of a server, XstreamCORE ET 8200 is a top of rack controller with base functionality of a high performing protocol bridge that enables multiple client servers to remotely access and share any SAS storage over Ethernet with less than 2 microseconds of added latency.
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Local Hero Uses Facilis TerraBlock for 4K Finishing and Netflix Deliverables
Local Hero Uses Facilis TerraBlock for 4K Finishing and Netflix Deliverables
Demanding finishing workflow requires guaranteed performance 24/7
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Local Hero, a creative boutique for independent filmmakers on the west side of Los Angeles, is using Facilis TerraBlock for their most demanding 4K finishing and Netflix mastering workflows.
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Rob Wentz Joins ASG To Manage Field Tech Operations
Rob Wentz Joins ASG To Manage Field Tech OperationsAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced Rob Wentz has joined the company, effective Oct. 9. His responsibilities include coordinating field technical services for clients in the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York areas.
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SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Expo Draws Record Crowds
SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Expo Draws Record Crowds
Plans for 2018 Already Underway: Annual SMPTE Event Will Move to a New Downtown Los Angeles Venue to Accommodate Sustained Growth
LOS ANGELES — Oct. 26, 2017 — SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), held this week in Hollywood, California, drew more than 2,500 registered attendees for a landmark event. SMPTE 2017 featured 70 expert presentations, 105 exhibitors spread across two nearly sold-out exhibit halls, the IP Showcase, a beer garden, Broadcast Beat's Live! Studio, and a full-day symposium on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
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Hybrik and Signiant Announce Partnership on Cloud Media Workflows
Hybrik and Signiant Announce Partnership on Cloud Media Workflows
Integration Provides Media Customers with Seamless File Transfer and Transcoding
Hybrik, Inc. today announced it has entered into a development partnership with Signiant, Inc. With thousands of users in the media and entertainment space, Signiant is the market leader in intelligent file movement software. Hybrik is the leader in large-scale cloud media processing, including transcoding and quality control. The integration of the two technology platforms brings outstanding benefits to the customers of both companies.
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Faster EditShare Geevs X10 Broadcast Solution Hits the Streets
Faster EditShare Geevs X10 Broadcast Solution Hits the Streets
New hardware offers significant speed improvements for managing frame rates, complex codecs and status graphic overlays
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced the availability of its newly updated, high-performance Geevs X10 broadcast I/O solution.
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SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Program Dives Into Tech Behind Next-Gen Media
SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Program Dives Into Tech Behind Next-Gen Media
Program Including 70 Paper Presentations Will Explore the Tools and Technologies Enabling Creation, Delivery, and Consumption of Richer Content
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, today announced conference program details for the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), Oct. 24-26 in Hollywood, California. SMPTE 2017 will fill two exhibit halls and multiple session rooms at the Hollywood & Highland Center, and the event will also feature an Oktoberfest reception, Broadcast Beat's SMPTE 2017 Live! Studio, and special events culminating with the SMPTE Annual Awards Gala at the Loews Hollywood Hotel's Hollywood Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 26.
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Facilis Technology Now Shipping TerraBlock Version 7 with Web Console Interface and New High-Performance Hub Server
Facilis Technology Now Shipping TerraBlock Version 7 with Web Console Interface and New High-Performance Hub Server
Substantial performance enhancement options for existing customers plus new scale-out and usability features makes V7 the most compelling release in years
HUDSON, MA (June 16, 2017) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced that TerraBlock Version 7 is now shipping. The new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems, is also immediately available. V7 includes a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console that delivers enhanced workflow and administration from any connected location.
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Goldcrest Films Upgrades Asset Formatting with Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner
Goldcrest Films Upgrades Asset Formatting with Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner
Project involved remastering sixteen of Goldcrest Film's titles, including "Dance with a Stranger" (1985), "Absolute Beginners" (1986) and "White Mischief" (1987)
Blackmagic Design has announced that Goldcrest Post has utilized a Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner for a major restoration project to upgrade asset formatting for all of Goldcrest Film's prestigious library titles, which were scanned to Ultra HD 4K and remastered in 2K.
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ARRI Introduces New Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4x5
ARRI Introduces New Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4x5
One product covering a wide range of applications offers quick and easy set up without tools; For 4”x 5.65” and 4”x 4” filter size; Attractive upgrade options for LMB-25 owners
ARRI invests in its range of high-quality, camera-independent accessories with the introduction of the new Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4x5. This modular matte box expands on the feature set and creative possibilities of the popular LMB-25 while retaining an entry-level price tag. Suited for a wide range of applications in just one product, this robust but lightweight matte box allows for an unprecedented level of flexibility.
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multiCAM Systems Elevates Integrated Production and Delivery for AV Environments at InfoComm Debut
Company will demonstrate rich array of fully and semi-automated systems to capture, record and stream presentations, lectures and live events
multiCAM Systems, a supplier of integrated video production systems serving the broadcast and professional AV markets, will introduce its complete range of integrated production systems for corporate, education and other AV verticals at its InfoComm debut.
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Bluefish444 Releases New IngeSTore Software Version
Bluefish444 Releases New IngeSTore Software Version
New CODEC and Edit-While-Record capabilities
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI, HDMI & ASI video I/O cards and mini converters for the professional video industry, has released IngeSTore version 1.1, which is now available free from the Bluefish444 website.
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Quantum to Present Creative Storage Conference Keynote Address on Key Storage Considerations for 4K
Quantum to Present Creative Storage Conference Keynote Address on Key Storage Considerations for 4K
Greg Holick Will Provide 4K Performance Metrics to Assist Media Facilities in Designing Optimal Storage Configurations
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Greg Holick, director of cloud storage solutions, will present a keynote address at the 2017 Creative Storage Conference (CS 2017) in Culver City, California. Drawing on extensive 4K workflow testing incorporating different stream counts, formats and storage technologies — both disk and flash — Holick will discuss how media facilities can configure their storage infrastructure to best meet their performance, capacity and cost requirements.
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EditShare Connects Russia’s LIFE and LIFE78 News Channels Through Integrated Media Production Platform
EditShare Connects Russia’s LIFE and LIFE78 News Channels Through Integrated Media Production Platform
High-performance, scale-out storage with integrated media management facilitates ingest to playout to archive for dual newsrooms; centralized content on EditShare XStream with integrated Flow enables media sharing and collaboration across Russian sites
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced that 24-hour news broadcaster, News Media, has upgraded its Moscow-based LIFE and the recently acquired St. Petersburgh-based LIFE78 news station infrastructures with XStream EFS high-availability, distributed shared storage; integrated Flow production asset management (PAM); and Ark Disk archiving solutions. The major revamp also includes EditShare Geevs, which manages HD-SDI ingest and multi-channel playout for both stations.
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Fullscreen Media Collaborates Remotely with Facilis TerraBlock Servers
Staff benefits from shared workflow and linked high-speed storage networks between facilities
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that youth-oriented digital media company, Fullscreen Media, is using TerraBlock shared storage systems to improve collaboration and workflows between its remotely located teams.
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Colortime LLC Increase Producers’ Productivity with JMR Mac Pro RAID Desktop Workstations
Colortime LLC Increase Producers’ Productivity with JMR Mac Pro RAID Desktop Workstations
JMR provides secure, high performance system at the studio eliminating need for producers to travel across town to edit and approve final images
JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading design center and manufacturer of scalable storage solutions, announced today that Colortime LLC has purchased their latest Lightning(TM) Thunderbolt(TM) certified desktop workstations (LTNG-XQ-8-DTMP) for the Apple Mac Pro® to streamline their color correction workflow and approval process.
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IBM Aspera Partner Ecosystem Continues to Expand with New Product Integrations at NAB 2017
IBM Aspera Partner Ecosystem Continues to Expand with New Product Integrations at NAB 2017
Leading media and entertainment vendors announce new mission-critical Aspera product integrations to be showcased at industry exhibition
Aspera, an IBM Company, has dramatically expanded its market-leading technology partner ecosystem with incremental cutting-edge integrations available ahead of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual exhibition beginning April 22 in Las Vegas. Adding to Aspera’s industry-leading technology partnership ecosystem—which comprises more than 100 companies—additional integrated offerings are now available for deployment from dominant media and entertainment vendors.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New UltraStudio HD Mini with Thunderbolt 3
Blackmagic Design Announces New UltraStudio HD Mini with Thunderbolt 3
Portable Thunderbolt 3 broadcast quality 10-bit YUV and 12-bit RGB capture and playback solution!
Blackmagic Design today announced UltraStudio HD Mini, the world’s first portable Thunderbolt 3 capture and playback solution with 3G-SDI, HDMI and analog connections for broadcast quality 10-bit recording up to 1080p60 and 2K DCI.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14
Revolutionary new tools for editing, color correction and professional audio post production has been designed to enable a historic leap forward in post production workflows!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 14, the biggest release in the history of the product, and an update that has been designed to be more than an incremental software update, but a complete revolution in post production. Blackmagic Design believes the new DaVinci Resolve will break through the stagnant toolsets used in post production, and offer a new path forward for the smallest as well as the largest facilities in the world.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Television Studio Pro HD
Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Television Studio Pro HD
The world’s most advanced all in one live production switcher with integrated hardware control panel and powerful features such as HDMI and SDI inputs, multiview, talkback, DVE and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, a broadcast quality all in one live production switcher with integrated hardware control panel designed for both broadcast and professional AV users. ATEM Television Studio Pro HD features 8 inputs, multiview, auxiliary and program outputs, analog audio inputs, built in talkback, two flash based media players, professional creative transitions, a DVE for effects and more.
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AJA Announces HELO v1.1 Firmware
AJA Announces HELO v1.1 FirmwareAJA Video Systems announced new v1.1 firmware for its versatile HELO H.264 streaming, encoding and recording device. The update adds new features to HELO that further simplify and expand live production workflows.
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HP Announces DreamColor Cinema 4K 31" and 24" Displays, Secure Mobile Workstations
HP Announces DreamColor Cinema 4K 31" and 24" Displays, Secure Mobile Workstations
Cinema 4K resolution and award-winning DreamColor technology sets the gold standard for color accuracy; Built for creative visionaries, the new HP ZBook line-up delivers desktop power in a sleek, mobile design
Today at NAB, HP Inc. announced a true Cinema 4K display, arming color professionals with new features, like color-critical accuracy and automatic calibration, to produce the films and animations of tomorrow. Designed in collaboration with top visual effects and animation studios, the new HP DreamColor Z31x Studio and HP DreamColor Z24x G2 displays are enabling artists, photographers and filmmakers to do what they do best – create – without having to worry about lackluster display performance.
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JMR Debuts ICS Media MASSter 102 for On-Set and Studios Needing Extremely High Transfer Data Duplication
JMR Debuts ICS Media MASSter 102 for On-Set and Studios Needing Extremely High Transfer Data Duplication
Ruggedized, portable data duplication system ingests and makes multiple digital copies duplicating 1TB in less than 50 minutes
JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, today announced the general availability of the ICS Media MASSter 102 for production workflows requiring a rugged, portable system for duplicating digital assets at ultra-high speeds. Attendees of NAB 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center will be able to see an active demonstration of the system in the JMR booth, SL9027 (South Hall Lower Level) from April 24th – 27th.
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Shotgun Taps Amazon Web Services to Accelerate Multiregion Performance
Shotgun Taps Amazon Web Services to Accelerate Multiregion Performance
Updates improve the Shotgun experience for customers around the world
Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based review and production tracking software, announced that it has leveraged Amazon Web Services to bring an improved experience to customers around the world with new, multiregion hosting.
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Bluefish444 Releases New IngeSTore Software Version
Bluefish444 Releases New IngeSTore Software Version
New CODEC and Edit-While-Record capabilities
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announces IngeSTore version 1.1, is now available free from the Bluefish444 website. IngeSTore is Bluefish444’s free multi-channel capture software compatible with all Bluefish444 video cards. It captures multiple simultaneous channels of 3G/HD/SD-SDI to popular media files for archive, edit, encoding or analysis.
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Archion and NewTek Collaborate for NDI and 4K Demonstration During NAB 2017
Archion and NewTek Collaborate for NDI and 4K Demonstration During NAB 2017At NAB 2017 Booth Number SL 14617, Archion Technologies , along with NewTek, will be demonstrating NewTek’s widely adopted NDI™ standard for IP-based production workflows. The Archion EditStor Velo system will be located in Archion’s booth, connected by Ethernet, to NewTek’s latest 4K video broadcast system. During NAB, the EditStor system will be serving out 4K video to NewTek’s main booth SL5016. Archion will also be interviewed on Wednesday, April 26, at 10:30 am,at NewTek’s NDI Central stage.
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Media Science International Selects Hybrik for Cloud Encoding
Media Science International Selects Hybrik for Cloud Encoding
Accelerates Content Protection Watermarking for StudioCDN Service
Media Science International (MSI) today announced that it has selected Hybrik to power its StudioCDN service. StudioCDN ensures the delivery of secure, fully-trackable, digitally-stamped media assets.
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XenData Launches Hybrid Cloud Storage Optimized for Video w/ Azure
XenData Launches Hybrid Cloud Storage Optimized for Video w/ Azure
XenData’s Cloud File Gateway is a highly scalable tiered file system that spans on-premises RAID and Microsoft Azure blob storage
XenData, the global provider of high capacity data storage solutions, launches its Cloud File Gateway that manages a single highly scalable file system across two storage tiers: on-premises RAID and Microsoft Azure blob storage. The storage system allows existing file-based applications to use cloud storage without the need for modification. Its tiering policies keep frequently accessed files on local storage, which minimizes cloud access costs and Internet bandwidth usage. Optimized for video files, the Cloud File Gateway includes certified integration options for video surveillance and a wide range of media and entertainment applications. It also supports partial file restore, which allows clip creation from large video files without downloading the full file.
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Dalet Announces Essential Business Continuity Solutions
Dalet Announces Essential Business Continuity Solutions
Dalet Business Continuity solutions tap into virtualized resources to lower the cost of disaster recovery site infrastructure
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will introduce at the NAB 2017 exhibition (booth SL6210) a new line of solutions for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, designed to enable existing Dalet customers to continue their operations in the event of planned maintenance or disaster.
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Archion to Unveil Integrated SSD and HDD EditStor Solutions for Any Content Creation During NAB 2017
Archion to Unveil Integrated SSD and HDD EditStor Solutions for Any Content Creation During NAB 2017In conjunction with NAB 2017, Archion Technologies, a leader in patented, ultra-high performance shared storage solutions for content creation, will be announcing two new “All SSD” EditStor products: Omni Flash and Velo Flash. During NAB, Archion will be demonstrating multiple EditStor models in Booth Number SL14617. The company will also be raffling a full turnkey EditStor Velo .
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Tedial’s Augmented STorage (AST) Shortlisted in IABM Game Changer Awards 2017 in Storage Category
Tedial’s Augmented STorage (AST) Shortlisted in IABM Game Changer Awards 2017 in Storage Category
Winners to be announced at the IABM reception at NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 25.
Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has announced that its Augmented STorage (AST), being debuted at NAB 2017, has been shortlisted for an IABM Game Changer Awards 2017 in the Storage category. Winners in each category will be announced, and awards will be presented during NAB at the IABM Awards Reception on Tuesday, the 25th of April at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Morro Data Accelerates Media Collaboration with “Cache and Sync” Appliance
Morro Data Accelerates Media Collaboration with “Cache and Sync” Appliance
Files Are Stored in the Cloud, Cached Locally, and Synced Globally with low cost units
Morro Systems, an innovative developer of file transfer and storage solutions, will introduce Morro Data for production and post-production at NAB Show in Las Vegas. Morro Data combines the speed and convenience of networked storage with the scalability, flexibility and economy of the cloud to make it easy to sync, share, transfer and save data across sites and between business partners. The service is tailored to small and medium sized workgroups and businesses, including companies involved in production, post-production, editorial, visual effects, animation, design and other data-intensive applications, delivering the features and performance of an enterprise level solution at a fraction of the cost starting at under $998 per location.
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Digital Bedrock and axle Video Offer Integrated Solution at NAB
Digital Bedrock and axle Video Offer Integrated Solution at NAB
Companies announce partnership for digital preservation workflows.
Digital Bedrock, an affordable, secure digital preservation service that protects and keeps digital assets evergreen, and axle Video, the leader in radically simple media management software, are announcing that axle has developed an export tool supporting Digital Bedrock’s new service. Priced at $195, it allows “one-click” export from axle 2017 software and the axle Gear software-appliance to Digital Bedrock’s concierge archiving service. From the intuitively designed export tool interface, assets (along with their metadata) can be selected using axle’s Approval button, and batch-exported in a file format that can be read directly by Digital Bedrock, for long-term, managed preservation.
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Elemental to Launch Advanced Video Processing Solutions at NAB Show 2017
Elemental to Launch Advanced Video Processing Solutions at NAB Show 2017
Commitment to advanced performance and functionality unlocks new capabilities and revenue streams for video creation and distribution customers
Elemental Technologies, an AmazonWeb Services company, today announced plans to debut new video processing technologies at NAB 2017. Elemental’s latest innovations will offer pay TV providers, content programmers, broadcasters and enterprise customers the ability to quickly, easily and economically build and scale advanced video workflows to deliver highly differentiated viewing experiences.
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DigitalGlue to Support Partners and Customers at 2017 NAB Show
DigitalGlue to Support Partners and Customers at 2017 NAB Show
Company to Highlight Services and Solutions for the Broadcast, Production and Post Markets
DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider for the production and distribution of digital video, will be at this year’s 2017 NAB Show to support its customers and key industry partners. The company works closely with industry-leading vendors to build optimized solutions for collaborative editing, automation, media asset management, storage, archiving and more.
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FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super Slow-motion Camera
FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super  Slow-motion Camera
Company will also introduce VRCAM-NX sensor less virtual studio/on-air graphics system and RFC-ONE real-time flash corrector
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-A will debut the next generation high-speed full 4K camerain its FT-ONE series, the FT-ONE-LS-12G. Designed specifically for fast-paced sporting events, the FT-ONE-LS-12G offers high-quality image performance, even in low light conditions that are often found in sports stadium venues and can prove troublesome for most high-frame-rate cameras.
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DigitalGlue Awarded Contract to Provide AFN with New Transmission Systems
DigitalGlue Awarded Contract to Provide AFN with New Transmission Systems
Systems to provide full scope of services and equipment for worldwide radio and television broadcast network
DigitalGlue, provider of equipment, integration services and software development for the production and distribution of digital video, was awarded a $10+ million contract by Defense Media Activity (DMA) to supply a full scope of design and engineering services, software, and equipment to upgrade The American Forces Network’s (AFN) transmission systems. AFN, part of the media outlets served by DMA, is the worldwide radio and television network serving U.S. troops, Department of Defense employees and government civilians and their families stationed overseas, as well as U.S. Navy ships.
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Firefly Cinema Announces Integration with axle Gear
Firefly Cinema Announces Integration with axle Gear
Simple but powerful combination brings color decisions made on-set directly into an axle managed post production workflow
Firefly Cinema, an innovative developer of on-set dailies and color grading software, today announced that it is providing direct integration with axle Gear from axle Video, the leader in affordable media management. Demonstrated for the first time on axle’s NAB booth SL13609, the integration enables on-set color graded images and metadata from FireFly Cinema’s FireDay dailies management tool to flow seamlessly into the axle media management system.
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Bayerischer Rundfunk Selects Dalet Galaxy for News Production
Bayerischer Rundfunk Selects Dalet Galaxy for News ProductionDalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software solutions and services for media organizations, today announced that Bayerischer Rundfunk, a member of the German Public Broadcast Group ARD, has selected Dalet Galaxy for its news production platform. Working with long-time technology partner, Thum + Mahr HmbH, who is the general contractor for the project, Dalet met the extensive tender requirements by providing a Media Asset Management-driven editorial platform that integrates video production and automates key ingest and distribution workflows. Described as a strategic project by Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Production Management System is an important step in the implementation of future-oriented strategies for the latest editorial team workflows.
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Aspera Enters a New Era at NAB 2017 with a Preview of a New Streaming Service and Expansion of SAAS Capabilites
Aspera Enters a New Era at NAB 2017 with a Preview of a New Streaming Service and Expansion of SAAS Capabilites
Major Expansion in Aspera Files SaaS including 30 New Features and Seamless Integration with the multi-cloud Aspera Transfer Service
For NAB 2017, Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will demonstrate its most ambitious set of high-speed transfer software and workflow automation solutions ever, including a preview of a new streaming service for high-quality video and data streaming as well as new capabilities across Aspera Files, Aspera Transfer Service, Aspera Analytics, Aspera Drive, Aspera Shares, and Aspera Orchestrator.
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Technicolor PostWorks Supports 13 Tribeca World Premieres
Technicolor PostWorks Supports 13 Tribeca World PremieresContinuing its long support for filmmaking in New York, Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services to 13 films screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, including three films in the U.S. Narrative competition, two in the Spotlight Narrative section, one in the World Documentary competition, four in the Spotlight Documentary section and one in the Shorts sections. Additionally, the facility supported three projects produced for television screening in the second annual Tribeca TV festival. Services included editorial conforming and color grading. PostWorks provided ADR, sound editorial and sound mixing.
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Dalet Releases New Adobe Premiere Pro CC Integration
Dalet Releases New Adobe Premiere Pro CC IntegrationDalet announced today that it has released a new version of its Dalet Xtend plugin for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC. Dalet Xtend connects Adobe Premiere Pro CC users to the Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Orchestration platform, providing a direct gateway to metadata-rich assets and facilitating collaboration with users such as journalists, prep editors, sports producers and other production personnel on the Dalet Galaxy platform. The new HTML-5 Dalet Xtend panel for Adobe Premiere Pro CC adds support for multi-sequence export, locator inheritance, configurable metadata forms for exporting content, and support for the ‘while’ scenarios when exporting from Adobe Premiere Pro.
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ToolsOnAir Continues to Drive Broadcast Innovation
ToolsOnAir Continues to Drive Broadcast InnovationMore than a decade ago, ToolsOnAir introduced the world to a new generation of broadcast workflow. The debut of their "TV Station in a Mac" delivered the tools of professional video broadcast workflow - previously only available in costly, proprietary black-box systems - to the robust, affordable, and ubiquitous MacOS, signaling the emergence of a new breed of modern and agile video broadcaster.
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Highly-Scalable JetStor AFA Solution Uses the Latest Flash Technologies to Deliver the Lowest Cost per Gigabyte
Highly-Scalable JetStor AFA Solution Uses the Latest Flash Technologies to Deliver the Lowest Cost per Gigabyte
Best Price/Performance Ratio of Any All Flash SSD Storage Solution
AC&NC, a provider of leading Hybrid Flash/All Flash storage solutions, today introduced the JetStor 826iXD All Flash Array for M&E enterprises, public and private clouds, SMBs that demand the fastest, most cost-effective storage systems. The platform features dual active controllers, Intel’s newest 5th-generation D1500 Quad core processor with up to 64GB RAM per controller, DDR4 system memory, the latest 12Gb SAS 3.0 technology, onboard high speed iSCSI 10GbE LAN ports RJ-45 or SFP+, and the latest JetStor SANOS 4.0 SAN management software.
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Broadcast Pix Debuts BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Controlled from Anywhere
Broadcast Pix Debuts BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Controlled from Anywhere
New Switchers Feature Enhanced BPNet, Hybrid SDI/IP I/O and Built-In NewBlue CG; Controlled from Anywhere by Tablets, Phones, and Panels
Broadcast Pix™ today announced its new BPswitch™ family of integrated video production switchers, which feature the industry’s first control-over-IP from anywhere by tablets, phones, and panels. Now, a corporate, government, school, or religious live broadcast can be controlled from a control room, the audience, another city, or even from home. Plus, broadcasters can control a remote unmanned studio affordably. The new switchers have enhanced BPNet™, hybrid SDI and IP I/O, streaming, NewBlueNTX graphics, optional robotic camera control, and are 4K upgradeable. The company will demonstrate its new switchers at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth SL9721) on April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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EditShare Highlights Flow Production Asset Management at NAB
EditShare Highlights Flow Production Asset Management at NAB
Advanced Metadata Customization and Automation Capabilities Drive Efficiency for Production and Post Facilities transform management of content, formats, QC and cloud workflows
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, will be meeting with customers and attendees at NAB 2017 to discuss the advancements in the EditShare Flow production asset management (PAM) platform and the various workflow scenarios in which Flow can bring significant efficiencies. The expansive PAM solution adds an intelligence layer to EditShare shared storage solutions, offering extensive content indexing, search and automation capabilities to productions. The open platform also integrates a wide range of third-party solutions including Quality Control (QC) and file transfer system, connecting production and post processes for greater oversight of important media processes.
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XenData Combines Shared Disk & Archive On a Single Server
XenData Combines Shared Disk & Archive On a Single Server
Suitable for 4K workflows, all-in-one storage system simplifies infrastructure and improves performance
XenData, the global provider of high capacity data storage solutions for creative video applications, today launches its new FX-Series systems that combine shared disk storage and archive on a single server. The new, all-in-one server helps to dramatically simplify collaborative media production workflows, while offering two independent storage volumes: a high performance shared disk volume, suitable for 4K workflows, and an archive volume capable of supporting an attached LTO library, an attached Optical Disc Archive library or Microsoft Azure cloud storage. 
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SSL Delivers Powerful Station Automated Audio Production Without a Console, With New System T Products at NAB
SSL Delivers Powerful Station Automated Audio Production Without a Console, With New System T Products at NAB
New Tempest Control Rack and T25 Engine open up new possibilities for system design.
Solid State Logic,the world’s leading provider of advanced technology for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the release of new product additions to System Tat NAB 2017 (Booth: Central Hall C2627). SSL’s System T is a powerful set of network objects that include processing engines, traditional audio IO devices and control interfaces (both mixing console surfaces and PC based control via T-SOLSA).
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Axle Video Launches axle 2017 Media Management
Axle Video Launches axle 2017 Media Management
Radically simple media management solution marks fifth major release – new transcode, metadata, hybrid cloud capabilities; support for 2 million assets
Axle Video, the leader in affordable, storage-agnostic media management software, today announced availability of their newest product, axle 2017. axle 2017 is a major step forward in the scale, stability and features of the company’s software, while retaining its award-winning radical simplicity.
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Dalet Expands Choices for Broadcasters and Content Producers
Dalet Expands Choices for Broadcasters and Content Producers
Solutions for Media Workflows Orchestration That Streamline Program Preparation, Unified News Operations, Multimedia Radio, Post-Production and Multi-Platform Distribution
Dalet Digital Media Systems will be presenting the evolutions of its range of solutions at NAB 2017, from April 24th through April 27th, on booth SL6210. Based on the Dalet Galaxy orchestration and asset management platform, these solutions help streamline a variety of workflows including: Programs & Promos management, Multi-Platform distribution, Unified News Operations, Sports highlights & magazines, Post-Production and Multimedia radio.
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Cinegy Harnesses the Power of NVIDIA GPUs
Cinegy Harnesses the Power of NVIDIA GPUsIn the broadcast world, “big data” is literally that, and much more. According to Cinegy Head of Product Management Lewis Kirkaldie, who spoke at Cinegy’s annual Techcon conference in Munich, “It should more commonly be called ‘really big data.’”
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Japan’s HBC Flex Installs Blackmagic Design’s Cintel Film Scanner
Japan’s HBC Flex Installs Blackmagic Design’s Cintel Film ScannerBlackmagic Design today announced that HBC Flex has installed a Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner to archive numerous films they have produced over their more than 50 years of filmmaking. HBC Flex, launched in 1955 as an affiliated company of Hokkaido Broadcasting Co. Ltd., has produced a number of 16mm short films, as well as TV news and TV programs. Such films include images from the Hokkaido Olympics in 1972, promotional films for various cities and towns throughout the Hokkaido area, as well as for corporations, events and constructions. The company has more than 1,000 film titles, many of which are stored currently only as negative film.
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SBS Specifies Leader LV5490 4K Test Instruments For UHD1 OB Truck
SBS Specifies Leader LV5490 4K Test Instruments For UHD1 OB TruckBroadcast Solutions GmbH, one of Germany's leading system integrators, has provided three Leader LV5490 4K test instruments for a new outside broadcast production truck built at its headquarters in Bingen am Rhein. The project was commissioned by South Korean's national television and radio network, SBS, which is based in Seoul. Believed to be the world's first 12G-SDI single-link production vehicle, the SBS UHD1 employs the two-sample interleave UHD standard and accommodates up to 12 4K/UHD cameras. It also offers 3G-SDI quad link monitoring gateways.
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AJA HELO Simplifies Streaming and Recording for Media Apex Productions Live Event Productions
AJA HELO Simplifies Streaming and Recording for Media Apex Productions Live Event ProductionsFrom Reggae on the River to the Enchanted Forest Gathering, live streaming has become a new norm on the music festival circuit, opening up doors for Humboldt, CA-based video production company Media Apex Productions whose sweet spot is multi-camera live production. With a full project slate planned for the year spanning music festivals and other events that require live streams and archives, the company recently updated its workflow with an AJA HELO for H.264 streaming and recording.
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Quantum Releases Purpose-Built 4K Video Reference Architectures
Quantum Releases Purpose-Built 4K Video Reference Architectures
Stringent Testing Yields Disk and Flash Configurations Optimized for Different Performance, Capacity and Cost Requirements
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced purpose-built 4K video reference architectures that leverage the company's StorNext®-powered, disk- and flash-based workflow storage systems to maximize 4K stream counts and optimize performance levels in accordance with users' specific needs. Based on exhaustive testing with real-world metrics, the new reference architectures reinforce Quantum's long-standing position as the performance leader in media workflows and empower media facilities to make better-informed investments in 4K storage infrastructure.
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ELEMENTS Workflow Manager For Visual Workflow Automation Returns to NAB
ELEMENTS Workflow Manager For Visual  Workflow Automation Returns to NAB
ELEMENTS media workflow manager goes from strength to strength in providing easy to set up workflow automation using visual drag-and-drop
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, is presenting a new edition of its visual Workflow Manager at NAB 2017. Designed specifically for video professionals in the media and broadcast industry, the latest edition of the powerful feature set facilitates fast and easy to set-up of complex workflow automation tasks with simple drag and drop functionality.
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Matrox® Announces Maevex™ 6150: Quad-4K Capable Encoding Appliance
Matrox® Announces Maevex™ 6150: Quad-4K Capable Encoding Appliance
Quad encoder appliance allows top-quality 4K streaming & recording functionality, enhanced with zero-latency pass-through
Following the customer, partner, and media enthusiasm seen after releasing the Matrox® Maevex™ 6100 series of multi-stream 4K products, Matrox Graphics is today unveiling an all-new multi-4K capable stand-alone encoding appliance. The Maevex 6150 quad 4K encoder appliance affords the full feature set of the Maevex 6100 quad encoder PCI Express® card, delivering industry-leading quad 4K capture plus multiple encodes to stream and/or record at low bit rates. Offering four or more channels simultaneously, the Maevex 6150 provides an all-in-one, dual density form factor with the additional IO befitting an appliance.
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Saudi Media City Co. Chooses Pebble Beach Systems' Automation Solution for New Broadcasting Center
Saudi Media City Co. Chooses Pebble Beach Systems' Automation Solution for New Broadcasting CenterSaudi Media City Co. (SHAMAS) has chosen to install an automation system from leading automation and integrated playout specialist Pebble Beach Systems. From its new state of the art headquarters in Riyadh --featuring a fully-equipped broadcasting center, SHAMAS acts as a service provider for commercial channels broadcasting to the region.
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Leading Media Storage Company Archion Announces New Ultra High Speed Network Storage Solutions for NAB 2017
Leading Media Storage Company Archion Announces New Ultra High Speed Network Storage Solutions for NAB 2017In conjunction with NAB 2017, Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, will be announcing several additions to its products and services offerings, as well as significant enhancements to its Authorized Channel Partner Program. During NAB, Archion will be based at Booth Number SL14617. The company will also be raffling a full turnkey EditStor Velo . Please visit www.archion.com for a free NAB exhibition pass.
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Encryption To Protect and Secure Live Video Streaming
Streambox is proud to announce the addition of AES-128 encryption to its video streaming products and solutions. The stream level encryption is available for rackmount encoders/decoders and macOS software Media Players now and slated for all encoding/decoder/playing products in the coming months.
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XenData Launches X2500-USB: LTO-6 Archive System with USB Interface
XenData Launches X2500-USB: LTO-6 Archive System with USB Interface
The X200 – USB is ideal for storing video, audio and image files on high capacity LTO cartridges
XenData the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of X2500-USB, an LTO-6 archive system that connects to notebooks and workstations via USB 3.0. The system includes an external LTO-6 drive and XenData6 Workstation management software, and is ideal for storing video, audio and image files on high capacity LTO cartridges.
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