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Promises of Insight & Solutions to Enable Digital Transformation in Asia at BroadcastAsia

    World’s major players making their mark at Asia’s pinnacle ICT, broadcasting and digital multimedia industry event Taking Asia Pacific by storm, IDC predicted that by the end of 2017, 60 per cent of APAC 1000 enterprises will have digital transformation at the center of their corporate strategy. Bringing together global leaders as well as emergent players providing the technology and innovations that are enabling digital transformation of businesses and cities all around Asia, CommunicAsia2016, EntepriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016 will be held from 31 May – 3 June 2016 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Major tech trends that are the pillars of ...

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2016: Smart OTT is the new normal

BroadcastAsia2016 exhibitor, Peter Löfling, Director, Asia Pacific from Edgeware, shares his predictions and imperatives for the broadcasting industry in 2016 Living in an on-demand world, a simple swipe of one’s mobile phone or a few clicks of the mouse can now bring consumers a plethora of content and applications. Direct to Home (DTH), IPTV and Over-the- Top (OTT) services are projected to grow in the next five years on the back of government support in infrastructure development including fibre roll-outs fueled by increased consumer demand across the Asia Pacific. The region is expected to become the world’s second largest for OTT ...

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World Renowned Futurist to Confront What it Means to be Human Digital World

Exciting line-up of C-level speakers will share insights on the impact of digital transformation on the way consumers communicate and consume media and content The next 20 years are likely to bring more changes to humanity than the past 300 years – these are the words of Gerd Leonhard, Futurist and Founder and CEO of The Futures Agency – a man The Wall Street Journal has dubbed as “one of the leading Media Futurists in the world.” Leonhard predicts that in the next five years, globally increased connectivity, super-computing and vastly more powerful interfaces will bring about exponential changes in ...

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Osprey Video Integrates Encoding Products With Wowza Streaming Cloud

Osprey Video today announced that its encoding products now integrate with the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ streaming service. The integration solidifies Osprey as a Wowza Media Systems™ Technology Alliance partner whose complementary products combine with Wowza’s technology to create a best-of-breed streaming solution for multiple applications in numerous industries. “With this partnership, two of the streaming industry’s most trusted companies are teaming up to offer best-in-class solutions for capture, encoding, and delivery of live content,” said Roger Bieri, general manager, Osprey Video. “Both Wowza and Osprey customers will each benefit by gaining access to another trusted partner for their mission-critical video ...

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Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD Upgrade

Church’s million-dollar control room upgrade was completed in under a week Cypress, CA – Bakersfield, C.A.-based Valley Baptist Church built their SDI digital facility in 2005 when an HD control room wasn’t an affordable option. Last year around the tenth anniversary of its video production facility, the church decided it was time for an upgrade. Valley Baptist worked with systems integrator Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Design to complete the church’s major million-dollar control room transition to HD in just six days. A major component of the upgrade was a FOR-A video production package that included: the HVS-2000 switcher, MV-4200 multi-viewer, ...

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Fox Sports Unleashes Dynamic “Young Guns” Campaign For The U.S. Open

Top-ranked PGA golfers Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and Rickie Fowler electrify the greens in a brand-new promo campaign for Fox Sports’ second-year coverage of the U.S. Open Championship, June 16-19, 2016. Driving home the message of “The Future Is Now,” the campaign celebrates the “Young Guns” representing a new generation of superstars looking to make history in Oakmont. The network has continued to embrace the U.S. Open as the ultimate test. The evolution of the next generation of golfers — Spieth, McIlroy, and Fowler — who are topping the rankings, embody the challenge and spirit of the sport’s most exciting ...

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One Giant Step Forward For Post Production

An innovative film editing competition debuts on May 14, 2016 Post production filmmaking launches out of the edit bay and into the spotlight at the debut of L.A. Post Fest, the first of its kind international film festival devoted to the creative and technical process of post production. Created by the Los Angeles Post Production Group, the first annual L.A. Post Fest will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica at 2:00 p.m. This event is the culmination of an innovative video editing competition, “Create Your Story in Post.” Competitors were asked to ...

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Osprey’s Talon G1 Hardware Encoder Wins NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award

DALLAS — April 28, 2016 — The Talon G1 hardware encoder, manufactured by Osprey Video, is the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas by Video Edge magazine. “We at Osprey have put a lot of effort into creating video-delivery technology that complements our popular video capture cards because we know that many customers prefer to rely on one manufacturer for their entire video workflow,” said Roger Bieri, CEO, Osprey Video. “The Talon G1 is one of the first products to come ...

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StreamGuys' SGrecast software now includes podcast editing tools

StreamGuys Expands Podcast Publishing, Monetization and Statistical Toolset for SGrecast Software

New podcast editing features in SaaS-based platform streamline publishing workflows and enable deeper integration with targeted advertising ecosystem   BAYSIDE, CALIFORNIA, April 28, 2016 — StreamGuys will simplify podcast publishing, and enable advanced monetization opportunities for broadcasters, with the addition of new editing features and workflow enhancements in its SGrecast software. The new advances unify previously distinct podcast publishing steps in a cohesive interface, while integrating podcast distribution tightly with StreamGuys’ targeted advertising software, statistics and services. SGrecast, a key innovation in the company’s larger SGsuite of SaaS tools, enables broadcasters to quickly and automatically turn linear programming into podcasts ...

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Linear Acoustic and Funky Junk Deliver Quality DTV Audio to Sardinia with AERO.10

Sardinia, Italy, April 28, 2016 — Linear Acoustic dealer Funky Junk Italy is an independent part of the Funky Junk group. Known for its extensive catalog of renowned audio brands and its team of passionate audio experts with decades of industry experience, the Funky Junk Italian company serves a wide range of customers, including recording studios, production houses, as well as public and private radio and television broadcasters of all sizes. When Radio Iglesias on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia off the coast of Italy set out to launch its ambitious new “Visual Radio” DTV music channel, it turned to ...

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Matrix Solutions Unveils Media Market Forecast Powered by BIA/Kelsey

PITTSBURGH, PA – April 28, 2016 – Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of media customer relationship management (CRM) and sales intelligence software, has announced Media Market Forecast powered by BIA/Kelsey is now available in the newest product release of their enterprise platform. The Matrix CRM and Sales Intelligence release, available on April 30, 2016 to all customers, will significantly extend users’ capabilities for both budgeting and forecasting by accessing industry data within the solution. Leveraging the BIA/Kelsey data in the Matrix dashboard will enable users to: Estimate annual ad revenue growth Compare local markets to national averages Research and analyze ...

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Cerevo Unveils a New Revolutionary Video Encoder for Live Streaming, LiveShell X

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28th April 2016, Tokyo Cerevo Unveils a New Revolutionary Video Encoder for Live Streaming, LiveShell X Supporting H.265/H.264 Live Encoding at up to 1080/60p, Realtime Recording and Multicasting up to 3 Simultaneous Streams Cerevo, the IoT startup based in Tokyo, has announced “LiveShell X” the latest and most advanced model in its line of award-winning LiveShell series devices that enable you to live stream without the need for a PC. Priced at $699, LiveShell X is scheduled to be shipped in Summer 2016 and was exhibited at NAB Show 2016 in Las Vegas, USA.   https://s.cerevo.com/x PRODUCT ...

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Cogeco adds Mediaproxy LogServer for next generation logging & monitoring

Mediaproxy Pty. Ltd., the industry leader for broadcast compliance logging, content monitoring and transport stream analysis, announced that Cogeco Connexion has chosen LogServer for its next generation logging and monitoring requirements. The highly scalable SDI system will be installed and supported at its Burlington-­based facility by local partner CEV. The globally leading LogServer platform provides 24/7 multi-­channel recording and review of SD/HD and 4K input sources via intuitive web-­based user interfaces. Available as a turnkey system or software-­only license, LogServer provides regulatory compliance for content, closed caption, loudness and more at the highest level of reliability and accessibility. The highly ...

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Météo-France Upgrades Weather Graphics Content Creation With ChyronHegos Metacast

MELVILLE, N.Y. — April 27, 2016 — ChyronHego today announced that Météo-France, the French national meteorological and climatological institute, has chosen ChyronHegos Metacast weather graphics solution. Metacast replaces a proprietary system for generating weather graphics content for distribution to media clients and for use on Météo-Frances own media channels. The solution was provided by ChyronHegos French reseller, Magic Hour. Headquartered in Saint-Mandé near Paris, Météo-France is the French national weather service. To meet expanding demand for appealing and accurate weather forecast graphics on many different platforms, the institute has made a large investment in its social media, Web, and mobile ...

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