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William Bartlett wins BAFTA Television Craft Award for SS-GB
William Bartlett wins BAFTA Television Craft Award for SS-GBFramestore is proudly celebrating the success of Executive Creative Director William Bartlett, for his BAFTA-winning titles for BBC One/Sid Gentle Films drama SS-GB.
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Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Echo™ Express III-D Bridges Gap Between Mac® and PC-Based Workflows for a Wide Range of Still Photography, Video, and Audio Projects
Renowned photographer, sound mixer, and music producer Peter McCabe has chosen Sonnet Technologies' Echo™ Express III-D Thunderbolt™-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion chassis to provide Thunderbolt connectivity to PCIe cards that can support both Mac®- and PC-based workflows. The Echo Express III-D supports virtually every aspect of McCabe's business, housing up to three professional video capture, audio interface, storage, or other types of PCIe cards and connecting them to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port.
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Crystal Vision announces Safire 3 chroma keyer price reduction
Crystal Vision announces Safire 3 chroma keyer price reduction
BIG PRICE REDUCTION FOR CRYSTAL VISION'S FLAGSHIP CHROMA KEYER
Crystal Vision has significantly reduced the price of its Safire 3 chroma keyer, making it now the lowest cost of the industry's best real-time chroma keyers and with the price drop bringing benefits to both large and small broadcasters.
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HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
Z-HD6000 studio cameras and DK-H200 box cameras deliver superior image quality for local IMAG and worldwide broadcasts.
First Baptist Church in Texarkana, Texas, has been leveraging the powerful visual engagement and broad reach of television to spread its message and touch followers’ lives for over half a century. When the church upgraded the video production capabilities in their sanctuary to high definition, they turned to HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the exceptional quality and rich features they needed to further elevate their in-house video experiences and broadcasts.
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Hot Docs at HotDocs: 5 Documentary Directors Participate in Exclusive Panel on Westdoc Online
Hot Docs at HotDocs: 5 Documentary Directors Participate in Exclusive Panel on Westdoc OnlineWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, has just published an exclusive video interview with five directors screening new films at the 2018 HotDocs International Documentary Festival, the largest documentary film festival in North America: Paul Damien Williams (Gurrumul), Hao Wu (People’s Republic of Desire), Michael Del Monte (Transformer), Jean-Simon Chartier (Playing Hard), and Luciana Kaplan (Rush Hour). The episode also features exclusive sneak peeks at some of the best and most exciting films screening at HotDocs 2018 later this month.
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Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World Awards
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World AwardsThe Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce it has won two TIPA World Awards 2018 for its wide-aperture ultra-wide-angle 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art zoom lens and its large-diameter 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art zoom lens suitable for any shoot.
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NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facility
NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facilityCustom Consoles announces the completion and installation of five control room desks for NEP Sweden's television production facility on the outskirts of Stockholm. The project was performed in cooperation with one of Europe's largest system integrators, Broadcast Solutions GmbH.
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Introducing Twixtor v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur v6
Introducing Twixtor v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur v6
New versions of Twixtor and RSMB are now available, plus we've extended our sale on Effections bundles. Info on High Sierra compatibility and support for Render Garden.
RE:Vision Effects proudly introduces Twixtor® v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur® (RSMB) v6. Twixtor Intelligently slows down or speeds up your image sequences with visually stunning results. RSMB applies natural-looking motion blur by automatically tracking every pixel, and also blurs using motion vectors supplied by your 3D system.
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Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Version 4 introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users can now capture and monitor live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras.
Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and color management in motion picture and broadcast production, today released a major upgrade to its industry leading software LiveGrade Pro. The new version 4 of LiveGrade Pro for the first time makes live camera metadata available directly in the software and gives the production team even greater control over the live image on set.
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Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
The now-NKS-ready Blackhole is available as an AAX/AU/VST plug-in for Mac OS X 10.7+ and Windows 7+ at a promo price of $69.00 USD until May 31, 2018
Recording technology trailblazer Eventide is proud to announce that its popular Blackhole reverb plug-in is now NKS-ready — reconfigured to support Native Instruments’ Native Kontrol Standard extended plug-in format for use with MASCHINE and KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboards and software.
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HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
Coveted Honor Spotlights Technical and Creative Ingenuity
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) opens its call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award today, April 17, 2018. Now in its 13th year, the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is considered one of the most important technology honors in the industry, spotlighting companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity to develop breakthrough technologies. Submissions will close on May 25, 2018.
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The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
For just 24 hours, Red Giant will be offering 30% off full licenses, upgrades and academic store products. Discounted VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and more.
The Red Giant annual Spring Sale is back again, with all tools found in the Red Giant online store on sale at 30% off their original price. The sale will go live on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8AM PDT for just 24 hours. All Red Giant VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins and suites sold online at www.redgiant.com, including full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store* (already 50% off), will be on sale at 30% off the regular price from 8:00 AM PDT on April 24, 2018 to 8:00 AM PDT on April 25, 2018.
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Spidercam GmbH and Gravity Media Group announce strategic partnership in North America
Spidercam GmbH and Gravity Media Group announce strategic partnership in North AmericaSpidercam, the world leading cable camera system owner and Gravity Media Group, the global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, have announced a new strategic partnership to accelerate growth in the adoption, service and support of the Spidercam system in the USA and Canada. This agreement, which was recently finalised at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, builds upon the existing successful strategic partnership in Australia and New Zealand that has been in existence since 2015.
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Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
SDI to IP migration maintains traditional Broadcast ease of use while supporting higher resolution formats and more efficient multi-media workflows
Pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, Media Links, announces that Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. has chosen its IP Media Switching Solution for IP infrastructure upgrades to the Tokai TV Network Operations Center (NOC).
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Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" video
Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" videoAward-winning director AG Rojas, represented by Park Pictures, unveils Florence + The Machine’s latest track “Sky Full of Song” with an inspired grayscale art film.. Chock full of metaphor borrowed from the song’s lyrics, Rojas pairs still life, psychedelic swirls and the unusually still figure of Florence, immobile on a hardwood floor. The song and music video were released for the upcoming annual Record Store Day on April 21, 2018, where a limited edition, double A-side 7” vinyl of the track will become available.
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Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Glass & Filter Inserts, 60mm LED Image Circle, Multiport for Lens Data & Control
The Chrosziel Projector P-TPCXPL with dedicated ARRI™ Plates meets all requirements to professionally check and service lenses such as ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mounts or other mounts like XPL, PL, EF or B4 mounts. The projector was built with highest precision below 5μm plane parallelism between mount and reticle.
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Mike Provancha Appointed Managing Director of PlayBox Technology UK Limited
Mike Provancha Appointed Managing Director of PlayBox Technology UK LimitedLeading global channel-in-a-box manufacturer PlayBox Technology UK Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Provancha as managing director ob PlayBox Technology UK Limited. Mike Provancha has over 40 years of video experience in engineering, sales, and management. In addition to his engineering degree, he holds a bachelors degree in marketing. Starting his sales career with Ampex and subsequently Grass Valley Group, Mike has held management positions at Abekas, Pluto, NVP and Masstech, where he was managing director of EMEA. Mike most recently was co-founder and managing director of LS Global Partners, an international business development firm.
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Blue Collar Post Collective Expands to London
Blue Collar Post Collective Expands to London
In its first international expansion, BCPC will hold regular monthly meet-ups and on-the-ground activities in the U.K.
The Blue Collar Post Collective today announced the expansion of its on-the-ground activities to London, U.K., taking its signature accessible events and meet-ups to the Soho post production scene. The British edition of BCPC will be helmed by London-based editor Siân Fever.
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VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
The Biggest Immersive Tech Event of the Year Returns May 4-5, Exploring “A New Reality”
Experience next generation immersive technologies and explore “A New Reality” at VRLA, the leading virtual and augmented reality expo, May 4-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Industry-leading companies sponsoring this year’s expo include Intel, Dell, Qualcomm, VIVEPORT, Microsoft, Neurogaming and OptiTrack, as well as a full lineup of innovative companies shaping the future of immersive tech. Passes are available now and start at just $30, and for the first time ever attendees can register in VR via the official Payscout VRLA Registration 2018 app.
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DMG LUMIÈRE BY ROSCO UNVEILS COLOR EVOLUTION IN LED LIGHTING AT NAB 2018
MIX technology brings true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture
Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of MIX at NAB 2018 (booth #C7915). The color LED lighting innovation is the result of Rosco’s recent acquisition of LED lighting specialist DMG Lumière, combining true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture.
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Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, today announces the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named 'Best of Show' in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018.
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named ‘Best of Show’ in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018. The Anova PRO 2 was highlighted by judges as exemplifying innovation, value and reliability in the creative marketplace.
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Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Camera features dual native ISO, full 4/3 HDR sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, and ProRes or RAW recording to internal SD/UHS-II and CFast cards, or even external USB-C drives!
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO for incredible low light performance as well as 13 stops of dynamic range. It also eliminates expensive external recorders, as it features a unique new USB-C Expansion Port, which allows customers to record using the internal SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or directly to the same external disks they will use for editing and color correction. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K will be available from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide later this year for only US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
World’s most popular film scanner now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, HDR and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Cintel Scanner 2, a new second generation model of its popular real-time film scanner. Cintel Scanner 2 features the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe host computer connections, as well as a new skid plate for 35 mm HDR film scanning and timecode output. The new Cintel Scanner 2 will be available in June for US$29,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Advanced Panel Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Now customers can extend and power cameras from up to 2 km away, all over a single SMPTE fiber optic cable.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter which convert standard television industry connections for video, audio, power, talkback, tally and more into a single SMPTE hybrid electrical and fiber optic cable. This allows cameras to be placed up to 2 km away from a studio or outside broadcast truck using a single cable. The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995 and the Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995. Both fiber converters are available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
The world’s most affordable and flexible professional HD and Ultra HD broadcast camera for live production and studio programs, at the same price as a DSLR camera!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA Broadcast, a new high end, professional broadcast camera designed for both studio programming and live production. URSA Broadcast works with existing B4 broadcast HD lenses, can be used for both HD and Ultra HD production, features a 4K sensor, extended video dynamic range, traditional external controls and buttons, built in optical ND filters, dual CFast and dual SD card recorders, and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast is available now for only US$3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
Update adds support for closed captioning and HLS streaming, and new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language web UI options
AJA Video Systems today announced v2.1 firmware for its standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. The free update enables further customization of live streaming and recording workflows with HELO, and includes new features driven by customer feedback.
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AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard Support
AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard SupportAJA Video Systems today announced five new openGear-compatible video and audio rack cards, with support for Ross® Video DashBoard software for remote control and monitoring. Alongside the new cards, the company is also previewing a new next-generation OG-X openGear-compatible rackframe with expanded power capabilities at NAB 2018 at the AJA stand (SL2505).
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AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
Flexible, cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing for high resolution, high frame rate and deep color productions
AJA Video Systems today introduced KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G, two new compact 12G-SDI routers. KUMO 3232-12G offers 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs, and the KUMO 1616-12G offers 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs.
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AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
IPR-10G-HDMI Converter Bridges IP to HDMI; Desktop Software v14.2 Adds SMPTE ST 2110 Support to KONA IP
AJA Video Systems today revealed the new IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, which converts SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI. This new Mini-Converter allows broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals to output SMPTE ST 2110 video/audio to HDMI monitors. AJA also introduced SMPTE ST 2110 support for its KONA IP via free Desktop Software v14.2.
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AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
New multi-channel 2K/HD or single-channel 4K/UltraHD HDMI capture, and affordable 3G-SDI capture and playout
AJA Video Systems has unveiled two new KONA cards, and announced Desktop Software v14.2. KONA HDMI is a PCIe card for multi-channel HD and single-channel 4K HDMI capture for live production, streaming, gaming, VR and post production, while KONA 1 is a PCIe card for single-channel HD/SD 3G-SDI capture/playback. Desktop Software v14.2 adds support for KONA 1 and KONA HDMI, plus new improvements for AJA KONA, Io and T-TAP™ products.
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New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming Solution
New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming SolutionJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD Studio 4000 compact live production and streaming studio. Also available as the ProHD Studio 4000S for sports production, the self-contained, four-channel system includes a complete control room solution for smaller, budget-conscious facilities. JVC will demonstrate the new systems at the 2018 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks also Announces New Corporate Partnerships with NBCUniversal, VOX Media, and Universal Music Group
Storyblocks, the first subscription-based stock media company, continues to disrupt the digital media ecosystem, announcing today that it has achieved over 4.4 million asset downloads through its API offering and surpassed 697 percent growth rate over the last year. As a one-stop-shop for digital storytelling, users accessing content through its API integrations are up 1,486 percent when compared to last year.
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Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Watch folders for macOS, an entirely new way to move media. Indestructible, accelerated and secure uploading that's up to 5x faster than the competition.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video, today introduced indestructible uploading with Watch Folders for macOS . This release marks an entirely new way to move media right from your desktop to Frame.io. The new macOS menubar app enables creatives to send raw assets, dailies, and in-progress edits to Frame.io for feedback and approval while preserving folder structure.
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Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid accelerates delivery of tools, apps, services, and solutions for creative professionals, production teams and media enterprises; shares industry insights and expertise at NAB 2018 conference sessions; and unveils an exciting speaker line-up for its NAB main stage
Avid®  (Nasdaq: AVID), the platform for media and entertainment, today unveiled a wave of innovative tools, apps, services, and solutions at Avid Connect 2018, the annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA). Extending the benefits of MediaCentral®, Avid has expanded its comprehensive product offerings with groundbreaking advancements for creative and aspiring professionals, production teams and media enterprises across news, sports, live production and post production. These products and services will be demonstrated during the NAB Show at Avid’s booth #SU801, April 9-12.
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MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018
MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018MOG Technologies, the worldwide provider of end-to-end solutions for professional media, announced today the release of IP Live support for its acclaimed mxfSPEEDRAIL Central Ingest Platform. The broadcast market has been evolving to an IP based infrastructure and today it is common to have video signal carried over IP networks. Therefore, MOG recently added to its centralized ingest platform the ability to support inputs and outputs based on the most common and promising Video-over-IP standards, namely ST2110 and ST2022-6.
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Ross Video unveils a wave of new products at NAB keynote event
Ross Video unveils a wave of new products at NAB keynote event
David Ross unveils new openGear frame, Ultrix IP platform, video image processor, graphics hardware and software, news server, cloud-based MAM, and robotics lift to packed audience
The Ross Video keynote and reception is traditionally held the night before the opening of NAB and always brings some unexpected product announcements. This year’s event was no different, as CEO David Ross charmed a full-house of almost 1000 customers, partners and press, unveiling an unprecedented number of new products.
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Panasonic Launches Second Century of Innovation with New Products, Technologies and Solutions at NAB 2018
New AK-UC4000 4K/HDR/High-Speed Camera, AV-HLC100 Live Production Center, EVA2.0 Firmware with RAW Support, and VariCam LT CineLive Firmware Showcased
Panasonic is marking its 100th year anniversary with a wide-ranging display of products, technologies and solutions for production and broadcast professionals here at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show. Under the theme, “Welcome to our next 100 years of Innovation.”
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Blackmagic Design Hosts Production and Post Production Presentations from Industry Experts at NAB 2018
Blackmagic Design Hosts Production and Post Production Presentations from Industry Experts at NAB 2018
Editor Alan Bell (“Red Sparrow,” “The Hunger Games” series), DIT Joshua Callis-Smith (“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”), Colorist Walter Volpatto (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Dunkirk”) and more, will share their insights on the latest workflows, technologies and trends impacting the industry.
Join experts from the production and post production industries as they highlight their work on real-world projects using a variety of Blackmagic Design gear. Presenters, such as Editor Alan Bell (“Red Sparrow,” “The Hunger Games” series), DIT Joshua Callis-Smith (“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”), Colorist Walter Volpatto (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Dunkirk”) and more, will share their insights on the latest workflows, technologies and trends impacting the industry. Hosted by Blackmagic Design, the presentations are free to attend for NAB attendees and no registration is required.
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Introducing the Avid VENUE | S6L Unified Platform
Introducing the Avid VENUE | S6L Unified Platform
Get more flexibility with three new control surfaces, one new engine, and two new I/O racks
With live productions growing bigger and more complex, engineers need systems that can handle a wider variety of gigs and installations. Avid VENUE | S6L offers a newly expanded modular line that enables you to design the perfect system and scale it to meet any size production, space, or budget requirement.
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Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018
Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, will introduce a range of new products at NAB 2018, including accessories designed for the Sony Venice, the Panasonic AU-EVA 1 and other new cameras. In addition, the company will showcase a new follow focus, a new matte box support with shoulder pad and a redesign of the popular Vocas director’s cage.
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Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
PitchBlue® and Telestream Cloud Workflow solutions symbolize Public Television’s commitment to proven and trusted technology
Vigor Systems, Inc. ®, a leader in TV content distribution and media solutions, and Telestream®, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, have partnered to deliver a technology solution that will enable the Public Television community to transition file delivery and media processing to the cloud. Ultimately, this will allow the public television system to migrate from satellite file delivery to a next-generation terrestrial broadband-based file delivery platform. This progressive move symbolizes public television’s commitment to grow with the media landscape and to capture all the efficiencies and cost-savings made possible by the latest advances in proven technology.
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New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live Streaming
New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live StreamingJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics.
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Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC Panel
Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker  Adobe®  Premiere®  Pro CC Panel
Facilis integrates simple asset tracking into the interface of Adobe’s leading video editorial software package.
At NAB 2018, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest advancements to its FastTracker integrated asset tracking software and announce a new panel for seamless integration with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®.
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Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FF
Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FFThe Sigma Corporation today announced the newest accessory for its Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF Prime Lens – the Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11, which extends the front diameter of the lens to 162mm. When attached to a wide-angle matte box compatible with 6.6" x 6.6" square type filters such as the ARRI LMB-6 (2-stage), the setup allows cinematographers to film on full-frame cameras without undesired vignetting. The Sigma COR-11 is also compatible with SF Ex-tender SF-E1 (optional) and other third-party accessories. Sigma continues to expand its Cine offering by providing solutions to the increasing demand for cine lenses compatible with digital cinema cameras with large format sensors.
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FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
Company will introduce a number of 12G supported solutions in show booth
At next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new MFR-6000 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G routing switcher. Offering 12G-SDI compatibility across a matrix of up to 144 inputs and 144 outputs, the MFR-6000 brings powerful support to 4K and 8K routing. The MFR-6000 is one of the many new solutions that FOR-A will unveil at NAB in booth C5117.
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Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution
Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution
eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 the Only eGPU Chassis Recommended by Apple® and Qualified by AMD to Support All Graphics Cards Compatible with macOS High Sierra
Sonnet Technologies today announced the eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650, the latest and most capable model in the company's series of Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCI Express® (PCIe®) eGPU expansion chassis for professional graphics and gaming applications. The Breakaway Box 650 is designed and qualified specifically for large, power-hungry video graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, including the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64 and overclocked NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series-based cards. The AMD-approved Breakaway Box 650 is equipped with a 650-watt power supply, which provides ample power for GPU cards with high transient peak power requirements.
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Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times
Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times
Unique, virtualized probes speed up service deployment and ensure QoE for consumers on any device
At NAB 2018, booth SL3316, Telestream®, a global leader in media streaming and delivery technologies, video service assurance and file-based media workflow orchestration will showcase a strategic upgrade to its end-to-end multiscreen video monitoring and analytics solution. Telestream reports that the enhancements to its ABR monitoring solution bring significant benefits to content owners, broadcasters and online video service providers seeking to offer the best possible Quality of Experience (QoE) to consumers as they watch content on the broadest range of devices.
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FUJINON Speaker Series Features Top DP’s, Industry Tech and Production Professionals
FUJINON Speaker Series Features Top DP’s, Industry Tech and Production ProfessionalsThe Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will continue its popular speaker series during the NAB convention, featuring some of the industry’s top network camera operators, engineers and optical professionals.
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Matthews to Debut MQ-Mount at NAB 2018
Matthews to Debut MQ-Mount at NAB 2018Burbank, CA-based manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, Matthews Studio Equipment, mantra is creating equipment that lasts. Support equipment that not only stands the test of time but adapts to all types of challenges. This year one of their coolest new tools is the MQ Mount, a simple but highly creative way to mount T-12 light tube fixtures with minimal light loss.
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Telestream Enhanced iQ multiscreen video monitoring solution to showcase at NAB
Telestream Enhanced iQ multiscreen video monitoring solution to showcase at NAB
Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times. Unique, virtualized probes speed up service deployment and ensure QoE for consumers on any device.
At NAB 2018, booth SL3316,Telestream®, a global leader in media streaming and delivery technologies, video service assurance and file-based media workflow orchestration will showcase a strategic upgrade to its end-to-end multiscreen video monitoring and analytics solution. Telestream reports that the enhancements to its ABR monitoring solution bring significant benefits to content owners, broadcasters and online video service providers seeking to offer the best possible Quality of Experience (QoE) to consumers as they watch content on the broadest range of devices.
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EditShare’s Flow MAM Released as Software Only, Enabling Remote Workflows, Editing and Automation on Standard Storage Solutions
EditShare’s Flow MAM Released as Software Only, Enabling Remote Workflows, Editing and Automation on Standard Storage Solutions
Storage-independent, secure asset tracking and automation engine removes the complexity of media management; software-only and affordable pay-as-you-go price models
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced a brand new standalone version of its Flow MAM software, designed for non-EditShare storage environments such as Avid NEXIS, Storage DNA and Amazon S3. As a fully software defined MAM platform, Flow has been completely re-engineered to maximize the value of customers’ existing storage infrastructure by adding an intelligent media management layer that can manage millions of assets across multiple storage tiers in different locations.
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Rotolight Anova PRO 2 on track for double gold
Rotolight Anova PRO 2 on track for double goldRotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced that its newly launched studio and location LED, the Anova PRO 2, has been shortlisted for two awards. It is a finalist in the IABM BaM Awards™ 2018 and the Studio Daily Prime awards which will be decided at this year’s upcoming NABShow, with both recognising innovation in the broadcast industry.
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New EditShare XStream EFS Storage Solution Release Introduces ACL Media Spaces
New EditShare XStream EFS Storage Solution Release Introduces ACL Media Spaces
Features include new IT-centric space management tools and improved storage space reporting
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, today announced its flagship EditShare XStream EFS shared storage solutions will now feature ACL Media Spaces as well as enhanced storage space utilization reporting.
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New Broadcast Pix BPfusion Offers Automated Graphics for BPswitch Production Switchers
New Broadcast Pix BPfusion Offers Automated Graphics for BPswitch Production Switchers
Visit Broadcast Pix in Booth SL8320 at the 2018 NAB Show next week in Las Vegas.
Broadcast Pix today announced BPfusion, a new software option for its BPswitch™ family of integrated production switchers that streamlines the creation of data-intensive CG graphics and more using the built-in NewBlueNTX multi-layer 3D motion graphics CG. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate the dual-channel BPfusion CG during the 2018 NAB Show (Booth SL8320), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Litepanels Releases Firmware Update for Gemini
Litepanels Releases Firmware Update for Gemini
Industry's Most Versatile 2x1 Soft Panel Now Includes Dazzling Array of Lighting Effects
Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries, today announced the release of a firmware update for the company's Gemini, the industry's most accurate and versatile 2x1 soft panel. Gemini, which delivers precision color control and flicker-free light in a highly portable LED panel, now provides a broad array of dynamic lighting and cinematic effects with this firmware update.
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NextComputing Collaborates with Samsung to Showcase Powerful 360 VR Solutions at NAB 2018
NextComputing Collaborates with Samsung to Showcase Powerful 360 VR Solutions at NAB 2018NextComputing, leading providers of high-performance computers and integrated content creation systems, will be demonstrating live production and post-production solutions for the Samsung 360 Round professional 3D 360° virtual reality camera at the NAB Show 2018, taking place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As a strategic partner for 360° video solutions, NextComputing will be presenting in Samsung’s exhibit at the NAB Immersive Storytelling Pavilion, North Hall booth N3406VR.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Cintel 2.1 Update
Blackmagic Design Announces Cintel 2.1 Update
Free Cintel 2.1 Update adds enhanced stabilization, live audio preview and smaller file sizes for all Cintel film scanner customers.
Blackmagic Design today announced a free Cintel 2.1 software update which adds powerful new features such as compressed RAW recording, live audio preview and small film reel support, as well as enhanced film stabilization and more to Cintel Scanners. The new Cintel 2.1 Update can be downloaded free from the Blackmagic Design website.
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NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
New Release Accelerates Workflows for Color, Graphics, Animation and Audio with Adobe Sensei
Ahead of the 2018 NAB Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major update in Adobe Creative Cloud, giving video professionals new tools to automate and expedite time-consuming production tasks without sacrificing creative control. Available today, the updates include powerful new capabilities for refining color, creating graphics and crafting audio, along with enhanced VR tools, improved collaboration, integration with Adobe Stock and advanced artificial intelligence powered by Adobe Sensei.
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Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker Adobe Premiere Pro CC Panel
Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker Adobe Premiere Pro CC Panel
Facilis integrates simple asset tracking into the interface of Adobe’s leading video editorial software package
At NAB 2018, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest advancements to its FastTracker integrated asset tracking software and announce a new panel for seamless integration with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®.
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New ProRes RAW Recording Codecs Support RAW Recording in Panasonic EVA1 and VariCam LT Cameras
New ProRes RAW Recording Codecs Support RAW Recording in Panasonic EVA1 and VariCam LT CamerasPanasonic announced today that the AU-EVA1 Compact S35 and the VariCam LT cinema cameras will have support for their RAW data outputs in the new ProRes RAW recording codecs. Native support for ProRes RAW has been introduced in the latest edition of Final Cut Pro X, and Atomos has announced that its Shogun Inferno and Sumo monitor/recorders will record in the new format. In addition to internal recording formats, the EVA1 and VariCam LT can output RAW data for the greatest flexibility in post image adjustment.
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axle ai Hub launches at NAB
axle ai Hub launches at NAB
$3,995 appliance integrates face and object recognition, media management and low-res proxy collaboration.
axle ai, the leader in radically simple video search (NAB booth SL15116), is introducing a compact network appliance, the axle ai Hub, designed to solve the critical problem of finding video content in creative environments. In recent years, storage for video has been booming; current estimates show over 200 Exabytes (millions of Terabytes) sold for this purpose in 2018 alone. Most postproduction teams have tens or hundreds of terabytes of unmanaged storage.
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Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple Final Cut Pro X Update: ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning
Apple is also adding complementary new features to Final Cut Pro companion apps, Motion and Compressor
Apple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 million seats. Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes.
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Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Atomos delivers first ProRes RAW monitor recorders to video industry
Rollout supports eight of the most popular cine cameras with a RAW output, more to follow
Atomos is excited to announce support for ProRes RAW, a new format from Apple that combines the incredible performance of ProRes with the flexibility of RAW video. The ProRes RAW update will be available free for the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 devices.
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JVC launches CONNECTED CAM 2/3" CMOS Broadcast Camcorder with Complete IP Workflow
JVC launches CONNECTED CAM 2/3" CMOS Broadcast Camcorder with Complete IP Workflow
The new GY-HC900 allows a two-way interview with return video while streaming live to air without any external boxes or backpacks
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the GY-HC900 “CONNECTED CAM” broadcast camcorder, which features three 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors for full HD imagery, as well as enhanced connectivity for a complete news-over-IP workflow solution in the field. The camera is being demonstrated at the 2018 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the Dark
Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the DarkWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, will publish an exclusive video interview with the makers of the Netflix documentary series Shot in the Dark on Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30am Pacific time.
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Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Company’s Technology Leaders to Participate on Conference Panels
Panavision, the motion picture industry’s most respected designer, manufacturer and provider of state-of-the-art cinema lenses, high-precision camera systems and innovative post production technologies, will showcase its Millennium DXL2 8K camera at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which runs April 7-12 in Las Vegas. Technology leaders from Panavision and its subsidiary Light Iron will also share their vision and expertise during panel discussions throughout the conference.
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CatDV MAM Features Workflow Automation Enhancements and New Integrations for Creative Workflows
CatDV MAM Features Workflow Automation Enhancements and New Integrations for Creative Workflows
Visit Square Box Systems at the 2018 NAB Show, Booth SL5421
At the 2018 NAB Show, Square Box Systems will unveil several enhancements for its flagship CatDV media asset management (MAM) solution that streamline and enhance MAM workflows in organizations of all sizes. CatDV now offers enhanced support for creative workflows through all-new integrations with Adobe® Creative Cloud and Avid® Media Composer, as well as powerful new workflow automation and security enhancements.
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Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
Camera Corps Qx High Quality Robotic Camera Debuts at 2018 NAB Show
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12
Camera Corps will debut a major addition to its range of miniature robotic camera systems at the April 9-12 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The new Qx is a compact weatherproof head with integral pan/tilt/zoom/focus drives. Delivering high video quality, it offers producers the freedom to cut and mix with video feeds from full-size studio and outside-broadcast cameras. Black-finished and just 125 mm in diameter, the Qx is unobtrusive enough to be operated within view of other cameras both for studio productions and in OB coverage of live events. It can also be used as part of a commentator camera setup.
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Hitachi Kokusai to Highlight Live HDR Demonstrations and Share Expertise at 2018 NAB Show
Hitachi Kokusai to Highlight Live HDR Demonstrations and Share Expertise at 2018 NAB Show
Practical demonstrations to showcase the advantages of HDR, while insightful presentations and discussions answer questions about the emerging technology
High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies are expected to again be among the hottest topics at next week’s 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) was one of the first manufacturers to deliver HDR-capable broadcast television cameras, and will continue its leadership in implementing and promoting HDR acquisition with live practical demonstrations and informative discussions in booth C4309 at the event.
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Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre London
Custom Consoles desks chosen for BBC Studioworks' facility at Television Centre LondonCustom Consoles announces the completion of a multi-desk project for BBC Studioworks in White City. Electrically-height-adjustable desks have been provided for use in the edit suites, plus 20U high equipment racks from the Custom Consoles SystemTwo product range.
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EditShare Deters Cyber Threats with New XStream EFS Auditing Capabilities
EditShare Deters Cyber Threats with New XStream EFS Auditing Capabilities
Aligned with Motion Picture Association of America best practices, new XStream EFS Auditing pioneers security in media engineered storage platforms
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, AQC and media management solutions, announced the availability of the new XStream EFS Auditing capabilities, aligning with industry standard best practices for security against cyber attacks and hacks. XStream EFS File Auditing records every log-in/log-out, media space mount, file open read, move, copy or delete. The visually intuitive EFS Auditing Analysis Dashboard makes it easy to sort through file audit logs and read summary reports on user activity which can be filtered by user, IP address, event type, media space and time interval.
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Nicki Sun's Productions Shine with TASCAM DR-10L
Nicki Sun's Productions Shine with TASCAM DR-10LHost, videographer, producer, editor, and director Nicki Sun is equally capable behind and in front of the camera. Sun has produced television shows and other content for Myx TV, Verizon, Chef Martin Yan, and Google, as well as Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge, where she manages digital and new media. She also produces and hosts Now You Know, an online talk show where she interviews aspiring and inspiring freelance creative artists, musicians, and assorted entertainers and entrepreneurs. On top of all that, Sun acts in TV commercials, hosts events, and has earned a reputation as an emerging leader in new media.
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SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards Development
SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards DevelopmentSMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that SMPTE Fellow Thomas Bause Mason will be joining the staff as the Society's new director of standards development. Howard Lukk, who is returning to his career in postproduction, will conclude his tenure as SMPTE director of engineering and standards in May, after assisting Bause Mason in transitioning to his new role.
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NAB 2018: FUJINON 4K HDR Zoom Series Expands with Two New 46x Zooms Featuring Best-in-Class Stabilization and Accuracy
NAB 2018: FUJINON 4K HDR Zoom Series Expands with Two New 46x Zooms Featuring Best-in-Class Stabilization and Accuracy
Smallest and Lightest 4K HDR Lens and New MK Series Accessories Make NAB Debut Alongside New FUJIFILM X-H1 Camera and MKX Cinema Lenses
This year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) convention will see the continued expansion of the FUJINON 4K HDR lens range from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM. Fujifilm made the Development Announcement on Tuesday, March 27 in Japan of the company’s latest Premier UA Series of UHD 2/3” lenses, the UA46x9.5B and UA46x13.5B. A prototype will be shown at the Fujifilm booth (#C7225). NAB2018 will be held from April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Canon Introduces New UHDgc Series of 2/3-Inch Portable Zoom Lenses for 4K UHD Broadcast Cameras
Canon Introduces New UHDgc Series of 2/3-Inch Portable Zoom Lenses for 4K UHD Broadcast Cameras
Three New Lenses Deliver High Image Quality and Mobility
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of three new portable zoom 4K UHD broadcast lenses1: the CJ24ex7.5B, CJ18ex7.6B and CJ14ex4.3B. These new additions are compatible with 4K UHD broadcast cameras that have 2/3-inch sensors. Flanking the existing UHDxs series of 4K portable broadcast lenses that deliver excellent optical performance, these three lenses usher in the newly launched UHDgc series that will broaden 4K UHD shooting options.
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Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Mid-Range Field Zoom Lens Delivers Excellent Image Quality and Operational Control
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 (UJ66x9B), a mid-range telephoto zoom lens for 4K UHD broadcast cameras. Providing 4K optical performance for cameras that feature 2/3-inch sensors, the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 features a 66x zoom ratio, making it ideal for sports and live event productions. Leveraging Canon’s Optical Shift Image Stabilizer (Shift-IS), this new lens provides both handling and operational controls similar to existing field zoom lenses for HDTV broadcast cameras, offering stable imaging and comfortable maneuverability during indoor and outdoor sports broadcasting, medium-size broadcasting vans and more.
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NAB 2018: ASG and NetApp 'Lunch and Learn' Program Explores All-Flash Storage Technologies
NAB 2018: ASG and NetApp 'Lunch and Learn' Program Explores All-Flash Storage TechnologiesTwo emerging all-flash technologies, nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) and storage-class memory (SCM), promise dramatic improvements in performance for storage arrays. During the 2018 NAB Show, Advanced Systems Group (ASG) and NetApp will present “Flash Forward,” a free Lunch & Learn program, on Tuesday, April 10, at 12:30 p.m. in the South Lower Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Meeting Room S101LMR.
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NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
With a maximum of 80 inputs/32 outputs or 64 inputs/48 outputs in 12G-SDI, the HVS-6000 is a 12 RU switcher that’s ideal for users upgrading from HD to full 4K.
At the upcoming NAB Show, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E video switcher. Offering 12G-SDI capability on all inputs and outputs, the HVS-6000 is the latest unit in FOR-A’s popular line of HANABI switchers. The new switcher is one of the many 12G supported solutions that FOR-A will highlight at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in booth #C5117.
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Barnfind’s 2018 NAB Line-up Includes More Control Options, Advanced Functionality and Improved Configuration Capabilities for Fiber Optic Transport Platform
Barnfind’s 2018 NAB Line-up Includes More Control Options, Advanced Functionality and Improved Configuration Capabilities for Fiber Optic Transport Platform
New 12GB capabilities, expanded stage-box range and multiple camera control system join multitude of additions and enhancements to key technology solutions
Barnfind Technologies, manufacturer of a multi-functional, signal neutral fiber transport platform, returns to the 2018 NAB Show this year with an expansive line-up that includes more control options, advanced functionality, and improved configuration capabilities, all of which are being demonstrated at Booth #SL 9630 in South Hall Lower.
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RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
New A-LIST Streamster allows anyone to create an Internet TV channel, 3n1 provides triple functionality in one PTZ camera, PTOA now featured in camera control solutions
RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, is Keeping It Super Simple (K.I.S.S.) for NAB 2018 attendees to find effective, operator-friendly and cost-efective production, playback and streaming solutions. The line-up of new products in Booth SL11216 includes the introduction of RUSHWORKS’ A-LIST Streamster, an IP only automation system; the 3n1 single fixture, triple function video camera; and the addition of coordinated preset time of arrival (PTOA) for RUSHWORKS camera control solutions.
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1 Beyond announces EzSAN X Shared Storage Solution
1 Beyond announces EzSAN X Shared Storage Solution
New 1 Beyond EzSAN X Enterprise-Level Shared Storage Solution, Affordable Prices for Video Workflows
1 Beyond, Inc., a leading manufacturer of shared storage products for video, announced the new 1 Beyond EzSAN™ X storage solution, designed to address the requirements of small to medium size post-production workgroups to share assets and work directly off shared storage. The EzSAN X system is fast enough to accommodate HD, 4K and higher workflows with multiple users accessing the storage simultaneously.
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Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion in Collaboration with Digital Domain Used Vicon Vantage V16 Cameras and an Early Version of
Shōgun Software; Nearly 60 Percent of the Film Featured Performance Capture
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Machine and Deep Learning, AI and Production/Post Program at NAB Show
Machine and Deep Learning, AI and Production/Post Program at NAB Show
Half-Day Program to Examine the Application of Machine Intelligence in Production and Post, Now and in the Future
NAB Show will present a new half-day program within the Next-Generation Media Technologies Conference titled “Get Ready for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.” The program, which takes place Tuesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will include six sessions that highlight the various ways machine intelligence is impacting content creation.
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Aaton-Transvideo to Highlight Impressive New Products at NAB Show 2018
Aaton-Transvideo to Highlight Impressive New Products at NAB Show 2018
Aaton-Digital and Transvideo products will be at NAB SHOW 2018 at the Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA, Exhibition April 9-12
During NAB 2018, Aaton-Digital and Transvideowill highlight new products being introduced at the show, that include Transvideo's StarliteHD-e recorder-monitor, displaying its latest focus puller menu connected to an ARRI camera and Cooke smart optics, along with Aaton Digital’s award winning location sound recorders CantarMini and CantarX3 which now include Sennheiser AMBEO® technology as standard.
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axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
axle ai launches axle 2018 for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis storage
Radically simple video tag-search-share solution available as an embedded application within Xcellis
axle ai, the leader in software that radically simplifies tagging, searching, and sharing video, announced availability of its axle 2018 software for Quantum’s StorNext- powered Xcellis Scale-Out NAS and Xcellis Foundation storage solutions. The software runs directly on Quantum storage systems and unlike other versions of axle’s software, axle 2018 for Xcellis does not require a dedicated Mac or Linux appliance on the network. It includes a 5 user license, which can be expanded in 5 and 50 user increments, ai search for premise or remote auto-tagging of media, and powerful transcode software modules from AWS Elemental.
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Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference
Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference
NAB Show 2018's Future of Cinema Conference Is Produced in Partnership With SMPTE
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that Chris Buchanan, director of new business development at Samsung Electronics America, will present the keynote at the 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE. The conference will take place April 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
The End-to-End Creative Creative Company Expands Its Collective of Collaborative Talent and The Scope of Its Capabilities with Another Addition to Its Staff
UTÖKA CCO, Ed Dye, has announced the addition of designer Max France to the creative company’s roster of artists. France joins the Atlanta-based studio’s growing team of collaborative talent, expanding its capabilities as a one-stop creative house specializing in meeting the needs of today’s brands across multiple platforms.
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TVU Networks Introduces Powerful, Cloud-Based, Live, Multi-Camera Production Solution
TVU Networks Introduces Powerful, Cloud-Based, Live, Multi-Camera Production Solution
TVU Producer Pro Uses Advanced Technology to Enable Simple Web Based Production For Today’s Social Media and Web Streaming Platforms
At the NAB Show, TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will introduce TVU Producer Pro, a powerful new cloud-based video production solution. TVU Producer Pro is the latest addition to TVU’s family of remote production solutions, enabling anyone to do professional, multi-camera live video production without expensive hardware, software or training.
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Announcing Gamebook.io for mobile game and content creation
“Choose Your Own Story” Style Games, Books, and Audio Stories Just Got Much Easier to Create
Today, Gamebook has announced its new production software for the quick creation of high-quality, episodic, interactive stories, such as “choose your own story” style mobile games, interactive audio dramas, interactive books and apps, eLearning apps, and more. The production software, called Gamebook.io, is browser-based and releasing into closed beta in May 2018. Those interesting in trying Gamebook.io should visit www.gamebook.io to apply.
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Televisa Increases Live ENG Reports with JVC ProHD Wireless Bridge
Televisa Increases Live ENG Reports with JVC ProHD Wireless BridgeJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Televisa, the largest mass media company in Hispanic America, has purchased 25 JVC ProHD Wireless Bridge bonded video-over-IP units to transmit live ENG field reports from 21 different markets throughout Mexico. The first unit was tested last year at XEFB in Monterrey; now, there are three Wireless Bridge units at XEFB and three at XHG in Guadalajara, with the rest assigned to 19 other Televisa Regional stations.
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Elenos to Launch Itelco America and 4K Solutions at 2018 NAB Show
Elenos to Launch Itelco America and 4K Solutions at 2018 NAB Show
Will showcase Live 4K broadcast with new ATSC 3.0
Following the purchase of United States firm Broadcast Electronics, Elenos Group will officially launch the opening of Itelco America at the 2018 NAB Show, which runs from April 7–12 in Las Vegas. Both BE and Itelco America will be present on booth N6106.
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New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018
New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy will introduce Cinegy Air PRO 12 broadcast automation and real-time, multi-channel video playout software for SD, HD and/or Ultra HD (4K) playout in a single, integrated suite – further fortifying Cinegy’s claim of truly delivering “Software Defined Television”.
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Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018
Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy’s new, aggressively positioned broadcast playout and capture solutions SOLO, DUO and QUAD will debut. Cinegy SOLO sets the bar with an introductory price of $999 for a complete UHD broadcast playout and automation package that also offers professional UHD recording. Cinegy DUO rings in at $1749, and Cinegy QUAD at $2999. Included in each price is one year of updates.
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Nevion enhances IP audio capabilities
Nevion enhances IP audio capabilities
VideoIPath and Virtuoso offer a complete solution for facilities and remote production applications
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, today announced enhanced support for audio over IP and audio processing in the latest software upgrades for its flagship products – Nevion Virtuoso, its software-defined media node and VideoIPath, its orchestration and SDN control system. Together, VideoIPath and Virtuoso offer a complete solution for IP-based audio and video routing for facilities and remote production applications.
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Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Available exclusively on Apple Music, ‘Colors’ is the title track to Beck’s 13th album. The music video lives up to its namesake thanks to dynamic choreography by Ryan Heffington, complemented by specialized color grading, compositing, and playful animated graphics from The Mill.
“Colors” is the dazzling new video directed by Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, The Cornetto Trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), that brings the title track of Beck’s current album to vivid multi-hued life, aided and abetted by kinetic choreography by Ryan Heffington. Beck and Wright’s collaboration on the “Colors” video has resulted in something completely alien yet strangely familiar, as if an extraterrestrial culture had accidentally intercepted a transmission of a Busby Berkeley film—and chosen to create their own sequel.
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Ventuz Technology Will Demo Partner Integrations at NAB 2018
Ventuz Technology Will Demo Partner Integrations at NAB 2018At NAB this year, Ventuz Technology will show the full potential of their real-time 3D graphics software suite in comprehensive graphics workflows for data presentation, broadcast graphics and high-end experiential design. From Augmented Reality to fully automated branding solutions, new integrations are shaping the Ventuz booth at NAB 2018.
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ATG Danmon Reports Active Q1 2018
ATG Danmon Reports Active Q1 2018ATG Danmon reports a busy start to 2018 with three completed system integration projects including control room infrastructure for the Scottish regional studios of one of Britain's largest broadcasters, the delivery of a multi-camera 4K-UHD production vehicle and the first of two audio production facilities for an international investment group.
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EditShare Unveils Brand New QScan Automated Quality Control Product Line
EditShare Unveils Brand New QScan Automated Quality Control Product Line
New AQC models offers cost-effective compliance and delivery check capabilities; intuitive approach and versatile integration enables AQC across production/post production/delivery
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, unveiled today the brand new EditShare QScan Automated Quality Control family (AQC) of products, powered by the award winning QUALES QC engine. The new file based video and audio AQC product line simplifies compliance and delivery requirements with robust quality check capabilities that leverage a patent pending QScan Single-Pass Analysis process which can be applied at any point during the workflow.
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VR Integrated Super Bundles from NextComputing, Z Cam, and Assimilate - Only Complete Turnkey VR Studio
NextComputing™ has joined forces with Z Cam™ and Assimilate® to create the complete turnkey VR Studio to give all content creators one-stop-shopping for a powerful, fully integrated VR workflow.
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DP Adam Swica, CSC creates a neo-noir look for indie feature Birdland with VariCam 35
DP Adam Swica, CSC creates a neo-noir look for indie feature Birdland with VariCam 35
Says Swica: “Everybody was just shocked on what we were capturing. The VariCam slashed our lighting package.”
Birdland, directed and co-written by Peter Lynch, is a Canadian feature that contains some of the most striking images you’ll see in an indie film this year. It tells the story of an ex-cop, Sheila Hood, who hides surveillance cameras in her home to spy on her husband’s affairs – essentially becoming a voyeur of her own life. The film was shot by cinematographer Adam Swica, CSC (The Art of the Steal, The Firm) with a single Panasonic VariCam 35 camera.
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Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FF
Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FFCanon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the EOS C700 FF, the Company’s first full-frame cinema camera. The beauty and majesty of full-frame digital cinema is now becoming a new creative reality. Since the introduction of the EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera in 2008, Canon has been a part of the full-frame video movement, and the introduction of the C700 FF has reinforced Canon’s commitment to this market. At the heart of the camera is a novel Canon-developed CMOS image sensor having a total of 5952 (H) x 3140 (V) photosites with a digital cinema 17:9 aspect ratio, which gives it the same image circle size as the full frame EOS 5D camera series. This supports a wide range of shooting options.
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Dalet Introduces Dalet Galaxy five at NAB 2018
Dalet Introduces Dalet Galaxy five at NAB 2018
New version of the flagship Dalet platform enables the next generation of intelligent and hybrid workflows
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced that it will unveil Dalet Galaxy five at NAB 2018. The new version of the award-winning media asset management and workflow orchestration platform brings a number of important functional enhancements and three major technology innovations that augment media operations and enable new forward-thinking business models.
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