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  “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain…” Batty, Blade Runner, Ladd Company, 1982     Soon after the release of the Blade Runner remake, SMPTE (Society of Motiion Picture and Entertainment Engineers) held their annual conference to solve todays problems but also forecast what the industry will be doing in the years ahead to produce, share, distribute and get paid for the content folks will enjoy.   ...

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ELEMENTS NAS Wins Satis Coup de Coeur Award 2017

New 60-bay edition of media server and storage appliance earns recognition for innovative and forward-looking design   Dusseldorf, Germany: ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its scalable media server and storage appliance ELEMENTS NAS was awarded the Coup de Coeur at the Satis Expo 2017 in Paris. The judges acknowledged the unit’s exceptional design and unique features that include 25/100 GbE connectivity, enabling customers to handle 4K RAW workflows via Ethernet,  currently not possible using existing 10GbE technology. Specifically designed for the broadcast and post-production industry, ELEMENTS NAS’ enhanced performance benefits ...

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DNF Controls & 360 Systems Announce New Solution Bundle

DNF Enables Record/Playout Scheduling for 360’s new TSS Video Server Series   NORTHRIDGE, Calif. –  DNF Controls, the award-winning developer of human-to-machine and machine-to-machine control technology, together with 360 Systems, a leading manufacturer of broadcast video and audio products, have unveiled a solution bundle to enable scheduled record/playout of video server-based program and commercial content.   The affordable bundle incorporates a bespoke edition of DNF Controls’ proven SPS series – an operator-friendly server management system for calendar-based acquisition and play-to-air scheduling – in conjunction with 360 System’s versatile new TSS range of multi-format video servers. The DNF application offers Time-of-Day, ...

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Dejero Enables Live Coverage of ‘Tour de Delta’ Bike Race

Reliable network connectivity critical to the success of high-quality live broadcast during ‘BC Superweek’ in British Columbia Dejero, an innovator in blending IP networks for video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations,  has announced that its broadcast-quality video transport technology was relied upon by audio visual event services company SW Event Technologies to support coverage of the White Spot Delta road race that took place this July as part of ‘BC Superweek’ in British Columbia, Canada. BC Superweek entices hundreds of cyclists to participate from across the globe. One segment of the ‘Tour de Delta’ race ...

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Scott Rose Joins Babcock’s Media Services as Multi-Platform & Technical Director

Babcock’s Media Services business has appointed Scott Rose as its new Director of Multi-Platform and Technology. Scott has held numerous leadership roles in the broadcast communications industry for companies such as Kingston Communications and Arqiva. Most recently, Scott was the senior director of product management for Grass Valley with responsibility for the content delivery product line, including VOD, playout and master control. “We are delighted to have Scott join Babcock’s Media Services team. Scott’s in-depth industry knowledge combined with his track record for delivering innovative products and services will ensure Babcock’s continued growth in the media services market,” said Nick ...

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Dartmouth College’s Top Choice for its Media Production Group is Cineo Lighting

HANOVER, NH, NOVEMBER 21, 2017 – When the Media Production Group at Dartmouth College built a studio to produce educational content for students, it had the opportunity to custom design the space – from the lighting to a control room. Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, quickly made the grade to become the college’s lighting choice on set. In 2015, the Media Production Group was approved to build a studio that would support the in-house video production department at Dartmouth College, providing custom video support to help departments ...

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VITEC to Showcase Its IPTV and Digital Signage Solution for Sports Venues at SVG Summit

SUNNYVALE, California — Nov. 21, 2017 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will demonstrate the comprehensive capabilities of its award-winning IPTV and Digital Signage Solution for Sports Venues at the Sports Video Group (SVG) Summit at stand 28 on Dec. 11-12 at the New York Hilton Hotel. “Our EZ TV platform has set the bar high for modernizing content delivery and digital signage workflows in sports venues. The solution simplifies game day operations, allowing teams to introduce new and engaging experiences to fans without adding engineering overhead,” said Eli Garten, vice ...

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FX Taps IKA Collective To Create Groundbreaking Launch Campaign For New Installment Of American Horror Story

NEW YORK, NY – Your phone buzzes. The message is as simple as it is terrifying: “It’s time we free them. Will you help?” Such is one tantalizing clue in the groundbreaking 6-week interactive, multi-platform campaign for the new installment of FX’s anthology series “American Horror Story: Cult.” Directed by Ian Karr of IKA Collective, working in collaboration with creative agency Spark & Sizzle, and interactive video technology pioneer WIREWAX, the campaign moves way beyond traditional promos, representing a new level of viewer engagement and awareness. The interactive episodic experience features over 50 pieces of content released over six weeks, ...

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Espial Elevate Introduces Amazon Alexa Voice Support

OTTAWA, Ontario — Nov. 21, 2017 — Espial announced today that its Elevate cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) video platform now features a next-generation user interface with voice control, allowing consumers to search, discover, and control live TV, on-demand content, and recordings using their voice. Compatible with all Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, Espial Elevate supports voice controls for a range of features to provide an exceptional video experience for consumers. These include quick channel changes, search, user interface navigation, trick play management, and playback of time-shift TV, VOD, and DVR recordings. “We are excited that Espial has integrated Alexa into ...

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VidOvation’s AVIWEST Bonded Cellular System Rides Along During NYC Marathon’s Women’s Wheelchair Race

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Nov. 21, 2017 — VidOvation today announced that AVIWEST’s DMNG PRO180-RA bonded cellular system reliably provided live broadcast coverage of the women’s wheelchair race during the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5. As AVIWEST’s exclusive distributor in the United States, VidOvation supplied the AVIWEST gear to CP Communications, the New York-based production service and digital media technology rental company whose expert technicians designed the video acquisition and transmission solutions and operated the equipment during the marathon. “The only way to get live pictures from the course during a marathon is to use wireless technology. From ...

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Germany’s nhb expands its reach with Baselight

[21 November 2017] Post house nhb creates connected workflows for remote grading across Germany, London and the USA Full service post-production house nhb has recently opened two new facilities, adding a second studio in Hamburg, nhbNEXT, and extending its reach into Munich. These two new smaller sites sit alongside its existing Berlin, Hamburg and Dusseldorf locations. The company is built around a creative team of 110 professionals specialised in all aspects of moving image post-production services, high-end visual effects and audio production for commercials, as well as colour grading services with Baselight suites in each location. The five sites are ...

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NUGEN Audio’s Loudness Solutions Provide Precision for Sound Designer Mark Henry Phillips

NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 21, 2017 – Mark Henry Phillips is a composer, sound designer and producer who has worked on a variety of podcasts, films, radio and TV shows. He trusts NUGEN Audio and its VisLM-H2 loudness meter and ISL 2 real time, true peak limiter for all of his loudness needs. This encompasses several seminal podcasts including the first seasons of Serial, Homecoming, and StartUp. “I know how important loudness precision can be when working in post-production,” says Phillips. “When I first started working in post, I acquired several NUGEN Audio products and started using them on all my ...

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SIS LIVE to Feature Anylive and Gateway Occasional Use Service at CABSAT 2018

CABSAT 2018, 14-16 January 2018, Stand ZB1-C23 – Broadcast connectivity expert SIS LIVE will showcase the success of recent deployments of its Anylive® connectivity network and SIS LIVE Gateway Service at CABSAT 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. SIS LIVE’s Anylive fibre network already provides permanent connectivity for more than 125 sport and entertainment venues throughout the UK and Ireland for the transfer of low-latency video, audio and data, providing exciting new acquisition and production options for end-users around the globe. SIS LIVE Managing Director David Meynell said, “Anylive is extremely popular and its reliability is second to none. ...

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ROTOLIGHT UNVEIL ANOVA PRO 2

 Revolutionary LED Studio/location light Celebro Studios, London, 21st November 2017: Rotolight, award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the launch of Anova PRO 2; a pioneering continuous light and High Speed Sync (HSS) flash for creative image-makers.  Redefining the standard for professional LED lighting in studio or location, Anova PRO 2 is one of the brightest LED lights ever launched in its class, delivering 10,700 lux at 3 feet. Packed with innovative features for television, film production, and photography, the Anova PRO 2 is the 4th generation of Rotolight’s award winning studio/location light. The Rotolight Anova PRO 2 embodies the pinnacle of LED ...

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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards on Thursday night, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The HPA Awards have become the banner awards ceremony for the professional media content, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world. Awards were bestowed in twelve creative craft categories honoring behind-the-scenes artistry, including color grading, sound, editing and visual effects for commercials, television and feature film. Larry Chernoff of MTI received the Lifetime Achievement Award, and special awards ...

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Massive Growth for Indie SFX as ‘A Sound Effect’ Turns Three and Celebrates with up to 80% Off Sale

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 20th, 2016 – A Sound Effect, the community-based, sound effects (SFX) online marketplace, turns three this week, and celebrates with the biggest sale in the site’s history, with several hundred sound effects libraries on sale at up to 80% off. Independent sound effects are booming, and there are now more than 1400 individual sound effects libraries available in the carefully-curated collection on A Sound Effect. They cover everything from exotic bugs to drainpipes and everything in between. Sound has never been more important when it comes to grabbing the attention of today’s gamers, and film/TV audiences. The ...

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Lowell Beckner Joins IMT Vislink as newsnet Product Manager

SARASOTA, FL, NOVEMBER 20, 2017 – xG Technology, Inc. (“xG” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced today that Lowell Beckner has joined its IMT Vislink operations as product manager for the newsnet solution. In this role, Lowell will be responsible for establishing and maintaining key customer relationships at all levels as well as maintaining internal relationships with key business units responsible for creating the solutions on which he will advise. His key focus will be to work ...

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PlayBox Technology EU (PBT EU) debuts SubtitleNEXT at BITAM 2017

PBTEU debuts SubtitleNEXT in Madrid at BITAM 2017 21 – 23 November 2017 – Stand 43 – BITAM  Pabellón de Cristal, Recinto Ferial de la Casa de Campo de Madrid, Spain    PlayBox Technology EU (PBT EU) premieres its revolutionary multilingual captioning SubtitleNEXT suite of products that support real time capabilities for the first time in Spain at BITAM (Booth 43). BITAM is an annual industry event that brings broadcast, IT, audio and media sectors together in one space. www.bitamshow.com/iindex.asp     “We are absolutely delighted to be part of BITAM in Madrid again this year, positioned on partner booth ...

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