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AJA Releases ROI-SDI Scan Converter
AJA Releases ROI-SDI Scan ConverterAJA Video Systems' ROI-SDI scan converter began shipping today. Wrapping intuitive Region-of-Interest (ROI) controls for professional SDI sources into a portable Mini-Converter form factor, it boasts a 3G-SDI input and simultaneous 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, and facilitates incredible quality image scaling, in addition to region-of-interest and image rotation at a range of resolutions and frame rates.
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Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Relies on Facilis TerraBlocks to Produce Big Screen Content
Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Relies on Facilis TerraBlocks to Produce Big Screen ContentFacilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Productions (VWSE Productions), the world leader in video board production for major sporting events, is relying on several Facilis TerraBlock shared storage systems to produce big screen content for both their onsite production departments and for use offsite during major sporting events.
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Canon and The National Crime Prevention Council
Canon and The National Crime Prevention Council
Educates Consumers of the Dangers of Counterfeit Power Accessories
Canon U.S.A. is excited to announce the latest effort in collaboration with the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) on a campaign to bring attention to the risks associated with purchasing counterfeit power accessories, such as batteries, chargers, and external flashes.
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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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Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2017 (SMPTE17)
Proposals for Papers, Sessions, and Workshops for Delivery at the Biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition, 18-21 July in Sydney, Will Now Be Accepted Until 3 February
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has extended the call-for-proposals deadline for the SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE17). The new deadline for proposal submissions is the close of business on 3 February.
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Quantum Extends Video Surveillance Solutions Portfolio, Grows Partner Ecosystem
Quantum Extends Video Surveillance Solutions Portfolio, Grows Partner Ecosystem
Company to Highlight Momentum at Intersec 2017
(PRNewswire) Quantum Corp today announced expansions to its storage solutions family and technology partner ecosystem for video surveillance and security. With the new Xcellis™ Application Director E, customers in low camera-count environments can now run video management systems (VMS) or analytic applications with directly attached storage. In addition, Arecont Vision, AxxonSoft and Digifort have joined the Quantum Advantage Partner™ program, enabling them to test, qualify and integrate their VMS technology with Quantum storage offerings for enhanced customer benefits. Quantum will showcase these and other developments at Intersec 2017 in Dubai, Jan. 22-24, booth SA I-23.
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Plugivery and IRCAM at NAMM '17
Plugivery and IRCAM at NAMM '17
IRCAM at NAMM Winter Show and Release of The Snail - PC Version
Plugivery has the pleasure of announcing that their partner IRCAM will be exhibiting the their audio software tools, at Plugivery’s booth #7000 during the January 2017 NAMM show. Come see everything from their IRCAM Lab collection to their UVI IRCAM Sound Librairie. They will be showcasing the long awaited PC version of The Snail plug-in. This promises to be an interesting event.. don’t miss it!
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Genvid Releases Revolutionary Interactive Streaming Technology for eSports Broadcasts
Integrated support for YouTube, Unreal Engine 4, and Amazon Web Services enables game developers to quickly create and drive revenue from premium eSports broadcasts
(PRNewswire) Game technology solutions provider Genvid Technologies, Inc. today announced the release of the Genvid SDK, the first broadcast solution built to make any multiplayer game (eSports, VR, MMOs, etc.) more compelling to watch on streaming services such as YouTube.
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A Talk with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival
A Talk with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival
In-depth discussion on how Boston Light and Sound and PIX 270i Recorders pave new pathways for playback in the film exhibition industry
Video Devices talks with Dan Beedy, Project Manager for Sundance Film Festival, who discusses how Boston Light & Sound uses PIX 270i Recorders to pave new pathways for playback in the film exhibition industry.
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Matrox at ISE 2017 — Video Product Preview
Matrox at ISE 2017 — Video Product Preview
Monarch Family of Streaming & Recording Appliances and VS4Recorder Pro to be Featured in Amsterdam
At ISE 2017 Matrox® will be presenting its lineup of video end-user products; including the dual-streaming Monarch LCS™ lecture capture appliance and the complete Monarch family of H.264-based video streaming and recording appliances, alongside the VS4Recorder Pro™ multi-camera recording app.
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THX Redefines Audio And Video Streaming Experience With New Certification Program
THX Redefines Audio And Video Streaming Experience With New Certification Program
New Streaming Program Marks Latest Advancement in THX Certification & Quality Assurance
/PRNewswire/ -- THX Ltd., global leader in the certification of world-class cinemas and consumer electronics, will partner with content creators, service providers, and distributors to provide a new audio and video streaming quality certification program. The program will help streaming companies perfect their encoding and delivery methods for various challenges specific to streaming; guaranteeing consumers experience the highest possible quality of audio and visuals.
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PlayBox Technology Announces Major Enhancements to Neo and CloudAir
PlayBox Technology Announces Major Enhancements to Neo and CloudAir
See PlayBox Technology on stand L14 at BVE, London, Tuesday February 28 to Thursday March 2, 2017
PlayBox Technology announces major enhancements to its server-based Neo and SaaS-based CloudAir broadcast playout solutions. They include extra features and an extended range of interface capabilities. "With over 30 per cent of the global market for channel branding and broadcast playout systems, we and our systems integration partners are experiencing ongoing success on the proven basis of listening to our customers and delivering what they need," comments PlayBox Technology president Don Ash.
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Editors' Lounge Heats Up 2017 With Presentations From EditShare, BeBop Tech & Simian
Editors' Lounge Heats Up 2017 With Presentations From EditShare, BeBop Tech & SimianThe Editors’ Lounge returns on Friday, January 27th, with clouds of data for remote editing, collaboration and workflow management with presentations from EditShare, BeBop Technology and Simian. The event will be held at AlphaDogs Post Production 1612 W. Olive Ave., Ste 200, Burbank, CA 91506 beginning at 6:30 pm. RSVP is required to attend.
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Zylight Announces ‘Winter White’ Sale on LED Fresnels, Soft Lights with White Finishes
Zylight Announces ‘Winter White’ Sale on LED Fresnels, Soft Lights with White FinishesZylight, a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced its Winter White Sale, which offers reduced prices on versions of its F8-100 LED Fresnel and IS3c large panel light in white finishes through Feb. 28, 2017. Designed for special architectural and staging applications, the lights blend into light ceilings better than black fixtures, or can be used to stand out from dark surroundings.
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DigitalGlue Opens New Atlanta Office in Film Studio
DigitalGlue Opens New Atlanta Office in Film Studio
Expands Services to Now Include TV Production and Post. New Facility will offer demos, training, post suites and more for flourishing ‘Hollywood of the South’ film and production community
DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider for the production and distribution of digital video, has announced a decisive move to open a new studio office in Atlanta — home to a burgeoning film and production community. With its innovative new space, DigitalGlue offers customers equipment demos, training, VR (Virtual Reality) and post production facilities, expanding beyond the company’s traditional role in broadcast contribution and distribution.
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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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Wazee Digital Welcomes Josh Hatter as Vice President of Operations
Wazee Digital Welcomes Josh Hatter as Vice President of OperationsWazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that Josh Hatter has joined the company as vice president of operations. In that role, Hatter is responsible for all aspects of the company's operations and has also taken over primary responsibility for further developing existing accounts. Account managers, media services, customer support, and workflow services all report directly to Hatter.
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Crystal Vision is getting ready for the future of the broadcast industry at CABSAT 2017
Crystal Vision is getting ready for the future of the broadcast industry at CABSAT 2017Crystal Vision will be on stand B2-56 at CABSAT 2017 to show how it is getting ready for the future of the broadcast industry with its exciting new Vision 3 frame system which is now shipping. It has core cards of up and down converters, synchronisers, fibre optic transmitters and receivers, audio embedders/de-embedders and distribution amplifiers for analogue and digital video and audio. Crystal Vision also has its proven Indigo range with the choice of three different frame sizes and 75 cards to include its Safire 3 chroma keyer which is very popular with its Middle Eastern customers.
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Magewell Launches New Generation of USB Video Capture Devices
Magewell Launches New Generation of USB Video Capture Devices
Powerful USB Capture Plus series builds on proven foundation with signal loop-through, enhanced audio and more
Magewell announced today the new USB Capture Plus series, the latest additions to the company's popular USB Capture family of robust, high-quality video interface devices. Building on the powerful functionality that made earlier models the preferred choice of both video professionals and high-end hobbyists, the new dongles add features including expanded audio support, enhanced user controls, and signal loop-through on select models. Magewell will showcase the new devices in booth 8-F235 at ISE 2017, taking place February 7-10 in Amsterdam.
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Trams Feature Cinegy Air PRO at BVE 2017
Trams Feature Cinegy Air PRO at BVE 2017BVE 2017, Stand F14 – Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout will partner with UK-based systems integrator and reseller, Trams, on Stand F14 at BVE 2017. Trams will feature Cinegy Air PRO Version 11, the latest version of Cinegy’s real-time playout server and multi-channel broadcast automation software.
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Klas Dalbjorn Takes on Product Management Role at Powersoft
Klas Dalbjorn Takes on Product Management Role at PowersoftPowersoft’s mission to strengthen the company further in 2017 has begun in the most dynamic fashion, by announcing the appointment of the highly experienced Klas Dalbjorn as Product Manager. The former Lab Gruppen and Lake Product Research Manager will add considerable strength and gravitas to the development team, headed by co-founder and R&D director, Claudio Lastrucci. His role will extend across the entire product portfolio.
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New HP Workstation Debuts Today
New HP Workstation Debuts Today
Thin, Powerful HP ZBook 15u Mobile Workstation Gets Powerful Processor Upgrade
HP today announced an updated HP ZBook 15u - a thin, powerful, low cost and compact mobile workstation. The HP ZBook 15u with its 15.6" diagonal display is a superb combination of mobility and value.
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ProQuest Integrates Text and Video in Seamless Search to Improve Research Experiences
ProQuest Integrates Text and Video in Seamless Search to Improve Research Experiences
ProQuest platform searches text and Alexander Street's Academic Video Online simultaneously for improved contextual discovery
PRNewswire/ -- One fast, comprehensive search now encompasses content in the ProQuest platform and Alexander Street's popular Academic Video Online, connecting researchers seamlessly to documentaries, training videos, journal articles, news, dissertations, primary sources, ebooks and more in one place. Subscribers to the ProQuest platform and Academic Video Online can now offer their users a more powerful user experience and better contextual and serendipitous discovery.
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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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AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee launch SDVoE Alliance
AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee launch SDVoE Alliance
Alliance promotes a standardized software-defined video-over-Ethernet platform for interoperable AV-over-IP applications and invites others to join
AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Sony and ZeeVee have announced that they have formed the SDVoE Alliance to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology that allows software to define AV applications.
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IHSE to Demo KVM Solution at NAMM 2017 as feature of Avid ProTools
IHSE to Demo KVM Solution at NAMM 2017 as feature of Avid ProTools
NAMM Attendees Can Experience the Benefits of IHSE's Default KVM Protocol Integrated Into Pro Tools | S6 Systems
IHSE USA will showcase the latest KVM network capabilities integrated into the Avid Pro Tools | S6 audio control surface at the 2017 NAMM Show, Jan. 19-22 in Anaheim, California. The IHSE KVM solution, based on the Draco tera compact switch with HDMI extenders over Cat X, will be on display with a Pro Tools | S6 workstation in Avid's booth, 6400.
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Barnfind's New Web Interface Adds Functionality, Boosts Efficiency and Improves Workflow
Barnfind's New Web Interface Adds Functionality, Boosts Efficiency and Improves Workflow
New release offers BarnOne series signal redundancy switch and added security
Barnfind Technologies has announced the introduction of a new web interface for its flagship BarnOne series that adds a range of new functionalities and updates including a signal redundancy switch, improved access levels for log in and workflow efficiencies.
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Powersoft Deva Makes Times Square Debut at New Year’s Eve Festivities
Powersoft Deva Makes Times Square Debut at New Year’s Eve FestivitiesFor people up and down the East Coast and around the world, there is no more vaunted place to be on New Year’s Eve than New York City’s Times Square. Whether you waited out in the cold for a chance to watch the evening’s events unfold firsthand or you are one of the over a billion viewers tuning in on TV, nothing rings in the new year quite like the big ball dropping in the city that never sleeps.
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Troika Names Bonnie Rosen as New Account Director
Troika Names Bonnie Rosen as New Account DirectorTroika announced Bonnie Rosen as a new Account Director at the strategic branding and marketing innovations agency on Wednesday. She joins with extensive experience in cross-functional business development with expertise in large media companies as well as technology start-ups.
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Elemental Supports Extensive Expansion for MegaFon.TV
Elemental Supports Extensive Expansion for MegaFon.TV
Russian telco sees 140-fold increase in users of its OTT video platform
Elemental Technologies LLC, the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced that MegaFon, a leading telco and mobile operator in Russia, is using Elemental for its MegaFon.TV over-the-top (OTT) TV service, which has seen a rise in subscribers from 10,000 to more than 1.4 million over the past year.
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Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs
Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs
No More Excuses: Peloton Live Streams 80+ Weekly Cycle Classes Captured with Panasonic AW-HE130 HD PTZs, Makes Thousands of Workouts Available Via VOD
The Peloton indoor bike, the hottest technology product transforming fitness, is a must-have item for millennials, their older siblings and their parents. “Not that exercise bike sitting in the corner of your basement,” according to Fast Company, the Peloton bike powers a state-of-the-industry fitness studio that live streams 14 classes daily, all acquired with Panasonic AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras.
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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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WION - World Is One News - Launches Globally with Dalet Unified News Operations
WION - World Is One News - Launches Globally with Dalet Unified News Operations
Single platform unifies news operations spanning multiple international bureaus and journalists on the go; agile and extensible workflow supports the full production cycle and multi-platform content publication
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, today announced that World Is One News (WION), the youngest venture of Zee Media Corporation, launched WION underpinned by Dalet Unified News Operations. The Dalet solution is powering and supporting the international news channel with comprehensive media logistics, newsroom computer system and news production workflow facilitated by the Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and orchestration platform, with full ingest and playout operations relying on Dalet Brio video servers. WION delivers path-breaking news coverage from across the globe with a South Asian perspective to international audiences across the web, mobile devices and TV.
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Ikegami Adds Erin Rice and Dave Pavlik to Their Team
Ikegami Adds Erin Rice and Dave Pavlik to Their Team
Ikegami Names Erin Rice Sports & Entertainment Sales Manager, Dave Pavlik Northern Regional Sales Manager
Ikegami, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators has made two personnel announcements. Erin Rice has been promoted to the position of Sports & Entertainment Sales Manager, and Dave Pavlik has been named Northern Regional Sales Manager.
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Klipsch Audio at International CES 2017
Klipsch Audio at International CES 2017
Legendary sound intersects smart design
Klipsch, a tech driven audio company, continues its 70th anniversary celebration at CES® 2017 by debuting its legendary sound in smartly designed products. Klipsch is focused on delivering innovative audio products consumers would be proud to have in their homes. This CES showcase will be one of the largest debuts of new products in Klipsch's history.
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Archion's EditStor Media Storage Solutions Add Performance, Capacity and Functionality Enhancements
Archion's EditStor Media Storage Solutions Add Performance, Capacity and Functionality EnhancementsArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, has announced that its award winning EditStor media storage product line, comprised of the EditStor EO, EditStor Velo, EditStor Omni and Omni Hybrid, now feature additional performance, capacity and functionality enhancements.
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RE:Vision Effects Announces New Installers and Bug Fixes for Mac Users
RE:Vision Effects Announces New Installers and Bug Fixes for Mac Users
View Real World Use in VFX - Interview with Tom Polson of 3DPaint/FX
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces new and improved installers, bug fixes for Mac OS users and an interview with Tom Polson of 3DPaint/FX describing how he uses RE:Match and RE:Flex in his VR workflow.
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Goffstown TV Producing Local Sports with JVC GY-HM200SP Camcorder
Goffstown TV Producing Local Sports with JVC GY-HM200SP CamcorderJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Goffstown TV, a PEG (public, educational, government) operation serving Goffstown, N.H., has significantly increased its coverage of local sports and improved its production workflows with the JVC GY-HM200SP sports production streaming camcorder. With its unique built-in graphics overlay, the camera has eliminated the need for a separate “scoreboard camera” during productions, which in turn eliminated sync issues that slowed post production.
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Proximus to Upgrade ATEME-Based Headend to Benefit Broadcasters with Latest Features
Proximus to Upgrade ATEME-Based Headend to Benefit Broadcasters with Latest FeaturesATEME today announced that Proximus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Belgium, is upgrading its ATEME based video headend with TITAN full-software solution in order to reap the benefits of its new features and R&D enhancements. ATEME is a vendor of pure-software encoding/transcoding and multiplexing solutions that masters its codec roadmap. The TITAN software family delivers the highest video quality at minimum bitrates for cable, DTT and DTH. ATEME’s “building block” approach provides even more flexibility as software modules can be combined as needed: any input/output, any CODEC, any resolution, from an encoder to a video headend in a box.
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Virtual and Augmented Reality at the ISE Booth of Ventuz Technology
Virtual and Augmented Reality at the ISE Booth of Ventuz TechnologyWith the recently introduced integration of VR technology into the Ventuz pipeline, the software developer plans to turn their stand at ISE into a Virtual and Augmented Reality hub. They will be assisted by agency Realtime Department, who is renowned for their innovative approach to new devices and technologies. As long-time users of the Ventuz software suite, Realtime Department have profited from the openness of the software by utilizing a multitude of hardware solutions, many of which are in-house developments. With their unique installations, they have been able to service many large companies, among them VW, Wabco, Grass and many more.
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Canadore College Students Produce Scoreboard Video for North Bay Battalion with Broadcast Pix
Canadore College Students Produce Scoreboard Video for North Bay Battalion with Broadcast PixAs part of a unique partnership, students from Canadore College’s Broadcasting and Video Production program in North Bay, Ontario, use a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 2000 integrated production switcher to provide scoreboard video coverage of the North Bay Battalion hockey team at the North Bay Memorial Gardens Sports Arena. The city owns the arena, but the Canadore staff built the control room and provides engineering services for its video equipment.
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Halo Moves To Support 4k Workflows With Software-defined Storage
Halo Moves To Support 4k Workflows With Software-defined Storage
Award-winning London post house sees ERA implement innovative Pixit storage
Halo Post Production, winner of the 2016 best post facility award from Broadcast magazine, has boosted its picture post functionality with PixStor software-defined storage from Pixit Media - powered by Netapp E series storage. The system was implemented and installed on-site by ERA, specialists in image-centric IT solutions for the creative industries. The new installation is particularly aimed at enhancing halo’s 4k capabilities.
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Shutterstock Announces UK Distribution Deal with The Associated Press
Shutterstock Announces UK Distribution Deal with The Associated Press
Deal provides editorial distribution of over 30 million photos to the United Kingdom
Shutterstock, Inc. , a leading global provider of imagery and music, announced today that it has expanded its milestone multi-year deal with The Associated Press (AP). Beginning this week, Shutterstock will distribute AP's daily global photo output for license to customers based in the United Kingdom. Shutterstock's enterprise customers in the United Kingdom will have access to over 30 million photos from AP Images.
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TSL Products Taps Miles and Davies for New Senior Positions
TSL Products Taps Miles and Davies for New Senior Positions
Karlie Miles joins as Worldwide Sales Director and Mark Davies steps into role of Director of Products and Technology
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, today announced the appointments of Karlie Miles to the role of Worldwide Sales Director, and Mark Davies to the role of Director of Products and Technology, effective immediately.
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URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Live Footage and Video at 2016 Anime Expo
URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Live Footage and Video at 2016 Anime ExpoBlackmagic Design today announced that the URSA Mini 4.6K, as well as several Blackmagic Design live production products, were used to shoot interviews, live panels and marketing videos at 2016's Anime Expo convention in Los Angeles. Organized by the nonprofit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), Anime Expo is the largest North American anime convention, garnering more than 100,000 attendees in 2016. Since its beginning in 1992, the convention has been held in locations such as Anaheim, San Jose, New York, and Tokyo, and since 2008 has been hosted each year at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Aerial Stock Footage Specialist HOsiHO Joins Footage.net
Aerial Stock Footage Specialist HOsiHO Joins Footage.net
New preview clips and still images from HOsiHO, a new aerial stock footage agency covering France from the air, are now available for screening on Footage.net.
Footage.net, the stock, archival and news footage search engine, announced today that preview clips and still images from aerial footage specialist HOsiHO are available for viewing through Footage.net's stock footage search and screening platform.
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Cinegy announces Balkans partnership
Cinegy announces Balkans partnershipCinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced a new partnership with TeleGroup Limited, a leading information and communications technology solution provider in the west Balkans. TeleGroup now provides and supports Cinegy’s latest products and services in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Macedonia, and portions of the Middle East.
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TNP Powers Voxafrica with PlayBox Technology Neo
TNP Powers Voxafrica with PlayBox Technology Neo
See PlayBox Technology on stand L14 at BVE, London, February 28 - March 2, 2017
Voxafrica TV has expanded its presentation resources with the purchase of a multichannel PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo television playout system. The new installation was supplied and engineered by UK-based system integrator TNP Broadcast. It is located at the channel's headquarters in the prestigious Battersea Studios media hub, south west London.
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FiFish Underwater Drone Wins CES Innovation Award
FiFish Underwater Drone Wins CES Innovation Award
FiFish is the first underwater drone for consumer market, capturing incredible underwater images.
/PRNewswire/ -- On Jan 5, 2017, FiFish, Qiyuan Technology's underwater drone, made quite an appearance at the 50th Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Competing among over 3,600 products from 150 countries, FiFish won the 2017 CES Innovation Award, and has become the only winner among its kind. FiFish is an important sponsor project from Taihuoniao Technology.
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CES 2017: Virtual Reality Projector For Videogames Takes Top Honors For Razer, Puts Gamers In The Middle Of Games They Play
CES 2017: Virtual Reality Projector For Videogames Takes Top Honors For Razer, Puts Gamers In The Middle Of Games They Play
RAZER BREAKS RECORD WITH SEVENTH ANNUAL "BEST OF CES" AWARD
/PRNewswire/ -- (CES 2017) – At this year's CES, the Project Ariana gaming projector by Razer won official "Best Gaming" show honors, as well as distinction as this year's "People's Choice" from Engadget, the official awards partner of CES, who also nominated the device for "Best Home Theater Product" and "Best Disruption Tech" awards.
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Yuneec International Expands Commercial UAV Offerings with All-New H520
Yuneec International Expands Commercial UAV Offerings with All-New H520
H520 Builds Upon Yuneec's Proven Six-Rotor Platform and Incorporates Industry-First Commercial-Grade Features and Software Developer Kit
/PRNewswire/ -- Yuneec International, a world leader in electric aviation, today announced the expansion of its commercial UAV offerings with the unveiling of the H520, an advanced six-rotor drone for commercial applications. The H520 builds off Yuneec's proven six-rotor platform and incorporates industry-first commercial-grade cameras and applications for high-end commercial use.
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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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Scenes Sound Digital Aims for Industry Innovation, Launches Professional VR Audio Technology at CES 2017
SOUND PANO HERALDS A NEW ERA OF AUDIO AND VIDEO SYNCHRONIZATION FOR VR FILMMAKING
/PRNewswire/ -- Scenes Sound Digital Technology (Shenzhen) Co Ltd will launch a set of professional Virtual Reality (VR) audio equipment at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas during January 5-8, showcasing the Chinese tech firm's innovative end-to-end solution for holographic audio experiences.
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GF's Three Body-Themed Web Commercials Shot with URSA Mini 4.6K
GF's Three Body-Themed Web Commercials Shot with URSA Mini 4.6KBlackmagic Design today announced that its Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K camera was used by director Yu Gang to shoot a series of Three Body themed web commercials starring famous Chinese actor Feng Shaofeng for the GF skincare products of Shanghai Jahwa, one of China's oldest daily used chemical companies. Inspired by the award-winning science fiction trilogy "Remembrance of Earth's Past" (aka "The Three Body Problem") by Chinese writer Liu Cixin -- in which the alien Trisolarans evolve to be able to hydrate and dehydrate their bodies to adapt to the harsh environment on their planet that is part of a stellar system with three suns.
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13th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival Wrap-up
13th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival Wrap-up3-D SPACE, Stereo Sisters, and the LA 3-D Club are pleased to announce the winners of The 12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival. The festival’s mission is to showcase the best independent stereoscopic 3-D filmmaking from around the world. This year’s fest took place on Dec 8th-11th, 2016 at several venues in the greater Los Angeles area.
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Canon EOS System Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Canon EOS System Celebrates 30th AnniversaryIn March 2017, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Company’s EOS System, which includes EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras and a diverse range of system accessories, beginning with interchangeable EF lenses. EOS, which stands for “Electro Optical System,” is also the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn. Canon’s EOS System debuted in March 1987 with the launch of the EOS 650 single-lens reflex (SLR) camera and EF lenses,1 making EOS cameras the world’s first to incorporate an electronic mount system, representing a new generation of Auto Focus SLR cameras.
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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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AREA 6 Launches FLIGHT PATH 4K Footage Collection
AREA 6 Launches FLIGHT PATH 4K Footage Collection
500+ very high-altitude vertical aerial shots showcase the variety and beauty of Earth's terrain as seen from orbit
VFX stock footage developer and publisher AREA 6 announced today the release of Flight Path, a collection of more than 500 4K vertical aerial shots. The DCI 4K CG clips realistically simulate very high-altitude vertical aerial overflights by using high-resolution ~30-meter-per-pixel OLI (Operational Land Imager) mosaics from the USGS/NASA Landsat archives.
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Dolby Announces Sony’s Soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 Will Feature Dolby Atmos Moving Audio
Dolby Announces Sony’s Soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 Will Feature Dolby Atmos Moving Audio(Business Wire) Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Sony’s soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 will feature Dolby Atmos moving audio.
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Crystal Vision shows its now-shipping new frame system at BVE 2017
Crystal Vision shows its now-shipping new frame system at BVE 2017Stand M01 at BVE 2017 will be showing Crystal Vision's forward-looking Vision frame system which is now shipping, along with its initial core cards essential for any interface system including up and down converters, synchronisers, fibre optic transmitters and receivers, audio embedders/de-embedders and distribution amplifiers for analogue and digital video and audio.
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LG Signature OLED TV W Pushes TV Design Into a New Dimension at CES 2017
LG Signature OLED TV W Pushes TV Design Into a New Dimension at CES 2017
Featuring Picture-on-Wall Design, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Color Science Expertise by Technicolor, Most Premium OLED TV Delivers Unrivaled Home Cinema Experience
LG Electronics (LG) took the stage at CES 2017 to unveil its newest top-of-the-line LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W as the pinnacle of its new line-up of flat-panel TVs at CES 2017. Featuring Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos™ sound, the new line-up includes a total of ten different models, highlighted by the 2017 CES Best of Innovation Award winner, the 77-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W exemplified by its Picture-on-Wall design.
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Elements Cube Awarded “Best Product of 2016” by TM Broadcast
Elements Cube Awarded “Best Product of 2016” by TM Broadcast
Mobile media server and storage device recognized for increasing efficiency on-set
ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its mobile media server and storage appliance ELEMENTS CUBE has been recognized as “Best Product of 2016” by TM Broadcast. The unique solution impressed with its exceptional design and unique features, allowing customers to carry up to 32TB portable high-performance media storage in an ultra-small chassis.
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Canon proclaims "Visionaries Welcome" at the 2017 CES Show in Las Vegas
Canon proclaims "Visionaries Welcome" at the 2017 CES Show in Las Vegas
Canon Announces PowerShot G9 X Mark II Digital Camera, PowerShot G7 X Mark II Video Creator Kit and Updated VIXIA HF-R Series Camcorders
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV, January 5-8, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to debut its “Visionaries Welcome” themed booth (Booth #16206 in the Central Hall), demonstrating the Company’s continued path of innovation and helping others “See Impossible.”
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Barnfind Wins the Race to Another Milestone
Barnfind Wins the Race to Another MilestoneBarnfind is pleased to announce that it has been awarded another large contract for a world-renowned racing event. The customer chose Barnfind as the main supplier for the 2017 international racing season following an intense evaluation process of competitive solutions citing Barnfind’s BarnOne all encompassing concept as a major factor. The BarnOne platform comprises routing, distribution and multiplexing of signal formats including video, audio and data for the broadcast and telecom markets.
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Telestream Demonstrates Advances in Live Streaming, Video Transcoding, QC & automation at BVE 2017
Telestream Demonstrates Advances in Live Streaming, Video Transcoding, QC & automation at BVE 2017
New Vantage features and Vidchecker integration enhance consumer experience and customer profitability
Telestream® (stand N22), a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will use BVE 2017 to provide UK debuts for significant new developments in both hardware and software products for streaming and workflow automation. Furthermore, it will be the first UK trade show since Telestream acquired file-based quality control specialist, Vidcheck. The company will showcase the integration between Vidchecker and Vantage, highlighting latest updates in Vidchecker, and the operational efficiencies these two platforms bring to their users.
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NexPlayer SDK now fully compatible with Yospace
NexPlayer SDK now fully compatible with YospaceNexStreaming has announced today that its flagship product, NexPlayer SDK is now pre-integrated to support Yospace’s Dynamic Ad Insertion platform. From now on, video service providers and broadcasters will be able to monetize their video apps and ensure their viewers enjoy the best user experience and even easier implementation, thanks to this pre-integration of the two products.
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NextComputing Demonstrates Portable Professional VR Development Solution at Gigabyte’s CES Global Press Event
NextComputing Demonstrates Portable Professional VR Development Solution at Gigabyte’s CES Global Press EventNextComputing will present its deployable virtual reality development solution at the Gigabyte™ CES pre-show Global Press Event, January 4, 2017, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. This solution combines the power and flexibility of NextComputing’s Radius Edge portable workstation computer with a Gigabyte motherboard, NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics, and professional VR applications such as Assimilate SCRATCH VR and Autodesk LIVE. Visitors will be able to experience these solutions at the Global Press Event on the Oculus Rift HMD.
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Sports Broadcasting and Vinten are a Winning Combination in THE WINNER
Sports Broadcasting and Vinten are a Winning Combination in THE WINNERIn the second installment of captivating short films by Vinten – a leading provider of manual and robotic camera support systems – and international Award-winning filmmaker David Spurdens, The Winner captures a new perspective on why Vinten is the premiere choice for sports broadcasters around the globe. From the Vision 100 to the Vector 750, Vinten’s manual supports offer camera operators consistent, predictable performance even in an unpredictable live sports environment.
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Mixing Light Releases Davinci Resolve 12.5 Training Series
Mixing Light Releases Davinci Resolve 12.5 Training Series
Nine chapters of Insights help users get up to speed with Blackmagic Design's feature-rich software update
Mixing Light, with its well-known training and educational website featuring courses on the entire spectrum of color correction for moving images, has released a nine chapter training video series with 67 distinct movies and almost four hours of content helping beginner and intermediate colorists, editors, cinematographers, directors, and their assistants get up to speed on Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 12.5.
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Optimize, Accessorize and Protect Your DSLR Camera with Sigma Lenses, Filters and Flashes This Holiday Season
Optimize, Accessorize and Protect Your DSLR Camera with Sigma Lenses, Filters and Flashes This Holiday Season
Make the most of your DSLR camera with these must-have photography accessories from Sigma
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is the go-to for camera accessories following this holiday season’s DSLR gift giving and receiving. The Sigma line of camera accessories, which includes lenses, filters and flashes, is designed to enhance the latest DSLR cameras on the market. Offering an accessory for every photographer’s skillset and shooting situation, including architecture, portraiture, sports and wildlife photography, Sigma accessories are essential components for any photographer’s toolkit — whether you are a beginner, enthusiast or professional.
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Matrox Monarch LCS Wins 2016 Innovative Product Award
Matrox Monarch LCS Wins 2016 Innovative Product Award
Readers of Sound & Video Contractor Award Matrox’s H.264 Lecture Capture Appliance Top Honors in Streaming Category
Matrox today announced that the Matrox Monarch LCS™ lecture capture appliance, released in June 2016, has been recognized as one of 2016’s Innovative Products as named by Sound & Video Contractor (S&VC). Determined by S&VC’s readership, the Innovative Product Awards honor electronic and mechanical innovation across the full range of ProAV products. This honor marks Monarch LCS’s seventh major award win of 2016. The product won Best of Show from Streaming Media, TV Technology, Sound & Video Contractor, and Video Edge at NAB 2016, as well as a Video Innovation Award (VIA) from the British Columbia Professional Videographers Association (BCPVA). In June 2016, it was also named Best of Show by Tech & Learning at InfoComm 2016.
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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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Imimot announces the release of Mitti, a video cue application for macOS
Imimot announces the release of Mitti, a video cue application for macOS
Mitti allows rendering to multiple screens at the same time and includes over 100 GPU-accelerated video effects
Imimot announces the release of Mitti, a video cue application for macOS, offering playback of movies and still images, also supporting other common media sources like cameras, capture cards, Syphon and NDI. The playback engine can be driven by external MTC (MIDI Timecode), LTC (Linear timecode), or SMPTE timecode, which makes Mitti synchronizable with common show control equipment and most major DAWs.
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Panasonic 4K Cameras Support Production of “Disney’s Broadway Hits” at London’s Royal Albert Hall
Panasonic 4K Cameras Support Production of “Disney’s Broadway Hits” at London’s Royal Albert Hall
VariCam LT Cinema, AK-UC3000 Studio and AW-UE70 PTZ
A new Disney concert celebrating over two decades of stunning Broadway shows received its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October. This one-night-only Disney’s Broadway Hitsevent, featuring music from such award-winning scores as Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the rest of the Disney Theatrical catalog, marked the first time this show was seen in Europe.
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Cogswell College Joins Forces with AC Transit Designing Musical Scores, Digital Art, and Animation Depicting the Diversity of System's Route
Cogswell College Joins Forces with AC Transit Designing Musical Scores, Digital Art, and Animation Depicting the Diversity of System's RouteCogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, joined creative forces with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit). AC Transit is California’s third-largest bus agency, providing an average of nearly 200,000 daily passenger trips with 151 bus lines throughout its 364-square-mile service area.
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The Mill's Colour Team Expands into a Creative Destination for Indie Features
The Mill's Colour Team Expands into a Creative Destination for Indie Features
Spearheaded at The Mill’s New York Studio, DI colour work will be also available at other Mill studios in London, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
Mill Colour is broadening its offering to include creative Digital Intermediate (DI) work for feature length projects. Known for working in the advertising, games and music industries, this move marks an exciting new development for The Mill’s global team of talented artists and their clients. Group Colour Director at The Mill, Dee Allen, explains: "This is a natural and very exciting progression for us. Our team collaborates with world class Directors and DP’s and this allows us to extend the collaboration into features. In New York, we are also supported by our relationship with Technicolor PostWorks providing an end-to-end solution to clients across all aspects of DI workflow and final deliverables. Of course, we’ll continue to grow our commercial and music video work, finding creative opportunities across all media.”
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Evergreen Public Schools Complete HD Production Upgrade with Broadcast Pix
Evergreen Public Schools Complete HD Production Upgrade with Broadcast PixBroadcast Pix™ today announced Evergreen Public Schools, the fifth largest school district in Washington, has anchored its recently upgraded HD control room with a Mica™ 2000 integrated production switcher. Installed in August, the switcher completes the transition to a full HD workflow that began with the purchase of a Mica 500 three years ago for the district’s mobile production unit.
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WOWOW's Remake of "Cold Case" Graded With DaVinci Resolve Studio
WOWOW's Remake of "Cold Case" Graded With DaVinci Resolve Studio
The new show was delivered in both HDR and SDR versions.
Blackmagic Design today announced that the remake of the world wide hit drama series “Cold Case” was graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio. The new show, graded by Tetsuji Yamashita, a Colorist /Technical Director of IMAGICA, was delivered in both HDR and SDR versions.
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Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION Is Now Available
Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION Is Now Available
RAID Storage System Features Thunderbolt™3 Connectivity and Powerful Management Software From Symply, Inc.
Symply, Inc., a global provider of high-performance digital storage solutions, announced today that the Promise Technology Pegasus3 SYMPLY EDITION RAID storage system is now available. This jointly developed Promise and Symply, Inc., desktop RAID solution features lightning-fast 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™3 performance, full RAID protection, and the powerful SymplyGO storage management suite. This next-generation desktop system is the perfect solution for creative professionals generating high-resolution video and rich media content on Mac and Windows systems.
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Yospace and STV on the long-term impact of Dynamic Ad Insertion
Yospace and STV on the long-term impact of Dynamic Ad InsertionNearly three years after the first UK launch of Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) for live simulcast, Scottish broadcaster STV and stream manipulation expert Yospace present a unique case study on the long-term impact of the service. From a standing start ahead of the World Cup in 2014, addressability can now be applied to 98% of STV’s online inventory – a figure that would not have been reached without DAI. At the European Championships in 2016, the broadcaster recorded a 150% growth in ad impressions compared to the World Cup.
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LYNX Technik Enhances yellobrik Frame Synchronizer with Converter and Scaler Functionality
LYNX Technik Enhances yellobrik Frame Synchronizer with Converter and Scaler Functionality
LYNX Technik AG has added up/down/cross and aspect ratio conversion, with scaler functionality to its popular yellobrik Frame Synchronizer, the PVD 1800.
LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, today announces that it has added up/down/cross and aspect ratio conversion, with scaler functionality to its popular yellobrik Frame Synchronizer, the PVD 1800.
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Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic Design
Fullscreen Media Company Delivers With Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that global media company Fullscreen uses several Blackmagic cameras, including three URSA Mini 4.6K digital film cameras and four Micro Studio Camera 4K live studio cameras, as well as numerous Blackmagic Design live production products, to deliver original programming to the recently launched Fullscreen platform.
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Zylight Distributes NanGuang and FXLION Products, Partners with Chimera for ‘Active Diffusion’
Zylight Distributes NanGuang and FXLION Products, Partners with Chimera for ‘Active Diffusion’Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, has partnered with Chimera Lighting to manufacture and distribute Active Diffusion, Zylight’s patented electronic diffusion technology. Zylight will also distribute NanGuang’s compact LED Fresnels and soft panel lights, as well as FXLION’s battery and charger product lines throughout North and South America. The company announced its new partnership and distribution deals during its Holiday Open House earlier this month in Los Angeles.
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25th Annual Raindance UK Film Festival Call For Entries
25th Annual Raindance UK Film Festival Call For Entries
Raindance Film Festival invites UK and International producers and filmmakers to submit their films to its 25th edition that will take place from 20th September to 1st October 2017 in central London.
Raindance Film Festival invites UK and International producers and filmmakers to submit their films to its 25th edition that will take place from 20th September to 1st October 2017 in central London. The Raindance Film Festival aims to show the very best in new cinema from the UK and around the world and specialises in first-time directors and discovery.
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Life on the big screen: Calibre announces ISE 2017 presence
Life on the big screen: Calibre announces ISE 2017 presence
See Calibre at ISE 2017, Stand 12.N45, 7-10 February 2017, Amsterdam RAI, NL
Calibre will demonstrate to the professional audiovisual market the broad capabilities of their HQUltra 4K presentation scaler-switchers and led screen scalers at ISE 2017 on stand 12.N45 in what was Hall 11 but has now been renamed hall 12 following expansion of the RAI. Calibre will be highlighting several real-world installation scenarios.
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GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAir
GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAirRobots are increasingly ubiquitous on land. They're on the seafloor as well, assisting scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and sending video and sensor data to the interdisciplinary institute's ship-based researchers. But ingesting, synchronizing, and managing all that video was problematic until GEOMAR's technical team introduced ToolsOnAir's just:in network-based video-ingest solution.
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Slamdance 2017 Announces Special Screenings, Beyond Features, and Short Film Competitions
Slamdance 2017 Announces Special Screenings, Beyond Features, and Short Film Competitions
Slamdance Opening Night Film: World Premiere Of What Lies Upstream. Oscar Qualifying Shorts Program Features 24 World Premieres
Slamdance recently announced its Special Screenings, Beyond, and Shorts programs for their 23nd Film Festival. It is a bold selection of films from visionary filmmakers from across the globe. This year the festival will host 35 World, 9 North American and 10 US premieres within these programs.
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TVU Networks Celebrates Year of Strong Growth in Live Video Transmission Technology
TVU Networks Celebrates Year of Strong Growth in Live Video Transmission Technology
Company Saw Jump In Equipment Use Worldwide. Introduced Advancements in Video-Over-IP. Provided Broadcast Support for Coverage of Major World Events.
As the year draws to a close, TVU Networks shares a year-in-review of its success and advancements as a market leader in video-over-IP acquisition, distribution and management. In 2016, customer usage of TVU solutions, including TVU Grid, climbed more than 207% when compared to 2015.
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LightHouse Films Goes National
LightHouse Films Goes National
The NY-Based Production Company Has Signed New Representation on The West Coast, Midwest, and Southeast
Fast growing commercial production company LightHouse Films has signed new national representation as part of major expansion plans for 2017. Currently represented by SuperPowers (Angelina Powers and K.C. Gulino) in the North East, LightHouse Films has signed B Lush Creative (Deirdre Rymer & Associates) for the West Coast, Ann Asprodites for the Southeast and Texas, and Cathi Connor for the Midwest.
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Bexel Introduces New Fiber Mini Booth Kits
Bexel Introduces New Fiber Mini Booth KitsBexel Global Broadcast Solutions, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has introduced a new Fiber Mini Booth Kit as a part of their strategic offerings to continue to provide industry-leading solutions in fiber optic technologies. The new Mini Booth Kit is smaller and lighter solution for interfacing the announce booth with audio, video, intercom and IFB equipment and making connections to the mobile unit.
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Filmmaker Paul Cook Takes Advantage of Sachtler’s Versatility for MAGPIE
Filmmaker Paul Cook Takes Advantage of Sachtler’s Versatility for MAGPIEOn-the-go camera operators from around the world have relied on Sachtler’s long legacy of robust tripods and rapid system set ups. While Sachtler has been a favorite among shooters working in news and documentaries, select filmmakers have also come to admire the brand’s versatility and ability to handle heavier and lighter camera rigs with a single tripod system. This includes UK-based cameraman and filmmaker Paul Cook, who relied on the new Sachtler FSB 10 System for his latest film, Magpie.
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Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Tour
Along with the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, a large number of other Blackmagic Design products were used, including four Teranex Expresses and 24 Teranex Minis used throughout each venue to convert various camera signals.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Illinois production company Upstaging Inc. built a complete IMAG and AV production using the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and a large number of other Blackmagic Design products during this year’s sold out Weezer and Panic! At the Disco summer concert tour.
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Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue
Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue
According to McClelland, images from the region in the 1960s were used as a reference for the incredible reds and oranges of the earth, the blue of distant hills, and the sage green of the Australian gum trees.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Colorist Deidre McClelland, CSI, used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade RED DOG: True Blue, the highly-anticipated sequel to 2011’s RED DOG. McClelland graded the feature at post production studio Soundfirm’s Melbourne facility.
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Gaming Corps and Microïds Sign a License and Distribution Agreement for The Descendant
Gaming Corps and Microïds Sign a License and Distribution Agreement for The Descendant
The Descendant is an episodic adventure game series with all 5 episodes released for PC and MAC on Steam
Gaming Corps AB has signed a License & Distribution Agreement with Microïds for The Descendant. The agreement grants Microïds the exclusive rights to publish, distribute, promote and sell The Descendant through digital and retail distribution channels for download and physical purchase worldwide. For the past 30 years, Microïds has become a key video game publisher with an international presence. Microïds is providing digital distribution since 2010 and is set on developing even more innovative content thanks to a wide network of media and commercial partners.
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Join the Open Beta Programme for Prelight On-Set
Join the Open Beta Programme for Prelight On-SetWe'd like to invite you to join our Open Beta Programme for Prelight On-Set. Prelight is a new free Mac OS X application designed to allow DOPs, colourists and other creatives to freely author, apply and modify looks. The commercial version, Prelight On-Set, extends these tools for DITs for use during production. Prelight On-Set provides the full product functionality needed for productions - including exporting 3D LUTs, support for driving LUT boxes and live SDI input - as well as, of course, all of the features provided with the free Prelight licence. For more information about the different levels of functionality available in Prelight versus Prelight On-Set, click here.
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Alchemy Post Sound Teams with Supervising Sound Editor Jacob Ribicoff to Create a Gentle Soundscape for "Manchester by the Sea"
Alchemy Post Sound Teams with Supervising Sound Editor Jacob Ribicoff to Create a Gentle Soundscape for "Manchester by the Sea"Writer-Director Kenneth Lonergan'’s new drama "Manchester by the Sea" has been winning glowing reviews and multiple awards, including five Golden Globe nominations, for its emotionally riveting story of Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck), a Massachusetts man who takes guardianship of his adolescent nephew, Patrick (Lucas Hedges), after the boy'’s father dies. Recently named Best Film of 2016 by the National Board of Review, the movie is a deeply poignant, unexpectedly funny exploration of the power of familial love, community, sacrifice and hope.
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Matrox Monarch Controls Deeply Integrated into StreamShark Video CDN
Matrox Monarch Controls Deeply Integrated into StreamShark Video CDN
Live Streaming Platform Includes Monarch H.264 Capture and Encode Appliance Management Allowing for High-Quality Event Distribution
The latest in a series of partner integrations, Matrox is today announcing StreamShark’s implementation of Matrox® Monarch™ encoding and streaming controls into their event video CDN. “StreamShark works closely with both small and large organizations that use live streaming as a means to broadcast their message globally, at internet scale,” said James Broberg, CEO, StreamShark.
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Cognition Completes VR Post for "Underwater"
Cognition Completes VR Post for "Underwater"
Soma Fashion Network'’s 360º video was produced for the HTC Vive
Cognition recently applied its color-grading magic and technical expertise to Underwater, a new 360º video created by Soma Fashion Network for the HTC Vive virtual reality system. The facility'’s engineering team designed a custom workflow that allowed senior colorist Mike Eaves to grade the video in real time and view the results in 360º space. The groundbreaking process paves the way for other VR projects and keeps Cognition at the forefront of the new medium.
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We talk a lot about things like “accessible tools” and the “democratization of video production” -- what has this meant for the emerging talent whose creative development has taken place largely, or even entirely, within this democratized landscape? Mae Manning is one such editor, who taught herself to edit music videos, and caught the eye of a local production company. Several years later and now their Senior Editor, she cuts corporate and industrial training videos, promotional videos, sketch comedy, short films, and everything else that gets thrown her way. Mae’s story is an inspiration for anyone that thinks there is only one path to success in the industry.
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You might be excused for thinking that, barely a month since Adobe announced massive updates to their Creative Cloud suite at IBC, there might not be much more to add, except that there’s no way that Adobe would bring 10,000 people to San Diego for the Adobe MAX creativity conference and not have some truly compelling new news. Read on for news of new design tools for app prototyping, photorealistic comping/visualization, the new Adobe Sensei framework of intelligent services built into the entire Creative Cloud Platform, the integration of Reuters video and photography into Adobe Stock’s editorial collection, and, of particular interest to folks working in web video, the introduction of the new Social Publishing Panel within Adobe Premiere Pro.
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