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videoReferee® the overall Video Judging System during IHF Handball World Championship 2017 in France

The 2017 IHF Men’s Handball World Championships in France will probably be the fairest competitions ever when it comes to referee decisions. During the World Championships German System Integration Company Broadcast Solutions GmbH provides the technology for the video support of the referees with several videoReferee® systems. Together with technology provider, all of the competition venues are equipped with the VideoReferee ® video judging systems with support by Broadcast Solutions during the tournament. The videoReferee® video judging system has been tested and used for years in several sports. The system is already in use successfully in major sports leagues ...

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David Lois new Sales Manager Broadcast Products at Broadcast Solutions

As of January 2017 David Lois is appointed new Sales Manager Broadcast Products for German System Integrator Broadcast Solutions GmbH. With David Lois joining the company Broadcast Solutions will increase the market share of the existing products within the products portfolio and – in an ongoing process – will add new products to the division. By doing so, Broadcast Solutions will go on to establish the company as a full-service Broadcast solutions provider. In order to take care for the increasing demand for and number of products and to further foster the division David Lois takes care of all Sales. ...

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Foccus Digital integrates Belden solutions for the new FOX Sports facilities in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Foccus Digital was a key supplier for the transfer of FOX Sports operations from Cosme Velho in downtown Rio de Janeiro to their new, modern Barra da Tijuca facilities.  The new FOX headquarters features three larger studios for the channel’s programs, 20 technical rooms, as well as cutting-edge editing islands and switchers for more dynamic and integrated transmissions.  Throughout 2016, Foccus coordinated with FOX to integrate audio and video cables, including Belden Precision Video Cables models 1855A, 1694A and 7731A as well as Belden 9451 and 1800B precision audio cables for the new operation. Included in the new cabling infrastructure ...

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Absolute Live Productions Uses New JVC PTZ Camera for Live Streaming from 2017 Rose Parade Float

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Absolute Live Productions, a streaming, production, and equipment rental company, used the JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ IP video production camera to stream live footage from a client’s float during the Rose Parade earlier this month in Pasadena, Calif. Based in Los Angeles, with offices in Burbank, Calif., and Las Vegas, Nev., Absolute Live Productions has been working with a New York-based social media agency to assist one of its clients in online marketing efforts. According to Dave Rosen, CEO of Absolute Live Productions, the decision to use a PTZ camera during the parade ...

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AJA Releases ROI-SDI Scan Converter

Grass Valley, CA (January 19, 2017) —AJA Video Systems’ ROI-SDI scan converter began shipping today. Wrapping intuitive Region-of-Interest (ROI) controls for professional SDI sources into a portable Mini-Converter form factor, it boasts a 3G-SDI input and simultaneous 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, and facilitates incredible quality image scaling, in addition to region-of-interest and image rotation at a range of resolutions and frame rates. ROI-SDI addresses a growing demand for customizable video signals to meet an array of display and workflow needs. It features extensive aspect ratio conversion and audio functionality and allows users to easily rotate source signals, define a portion ...

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Nine Mile Circle’s Les Umberger Directs Wrestler Ric Flair in Hilarious Campaign for USAuto Sales

ATLANTA— Wrestling legend Ric Flair stars as an over the top used car salesman in a new campaign for Georgia-based USAuto Sales. Atlanta creative boutique Nine Mile Circle produced and finished the three spots in which the 67-year-old strongman, known as “Nature Boy,” plays the flimflamming proprietor of Papa Flair’s Used Cars. In one, Flair boasts “we’re body slammin’ prices into the ground,” and then proceeds to dish out the same treatment to his hapless customers. US Auto Sales is offered as an alternative for people who’d rather avoid the arm twisting and stereotypical badgering from a shady used car ...

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2017 IMF Roadshow Rolls Out with Tedial as a Platinum Sponsor

MAM Specialist Sponsors, Supports and Presents at Multi-City Seminar Malaga, Spain –  Tedial, the leading independent and award-winning MAM technology solutions specialist, is once again taking its professional knowledge of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) on the road for a multi-city seminar entitled “IMF: Unleashing The Benefits of File-Based Content”. Not only has the company been and remains a Platinum-level sponsor of the educational event for the past several years, but its own Jay Batista, Tedial’s General Manager of North America operations, will again be leading a targeted presentation.   The first of three events is scheduled for Tuesday, February ...

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DigitalGlue To Host RED Digital Cinema 8K Training Session in New Atlanta Office

ATLANTA — DigitalGlue, leading provider of equipment, integration, software development and training for the production and distribution of digital video, will be holding a RED Digital Cinema REDucation® 8K training session in its new Atlanta office located at Big Peach Studios on February 22 – 24, 2017.   Named by RED as an authorized dealer last year, DigitalGlue will host three days of hands-on training, shooting exercises, and the on-set and post-production experience needed for users to feel confident when shooting with RED cameras, all in an immersive training environment. Attendees will work with RED’s WEAPON 8K S35, WEAPON 6K, ...

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Harmonic’s New ProStream X Stream Processor Combines Breakthrough Encryption and Gateway Capabilities to Streamline Video Delivery

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jan. 19, 2017 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced ProStream(R) X, the industry’s first stream processing family to support DVB CSA3 encryption and 10-Gbps processing. The ProStream X solution is a high-performance, software-based platform featuring a variety of advanced IP video gateway and processing capabilities, including multiplexing, scrambling, splicing and blackout switching. ProStream X software integrates with all major CAS vendors and is certified for DVB CSA3 scrambling by Irdeto and Cisco, making it the most secure stream processing solution for distribution of 4K and Ultra HD (UHD) broadcast ...

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AccuWeather Expands Partnership with Leading Global Air Quality Provider BreezoMeter

AccuWeather provides critical air quality information and actionable health recommendations to people worldwide, demonstrating their continued commitment to saving and improving lives. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – January 17, 2016 – AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced it has expanded its partnership with BreezoMeter, the leading global air quality analytics provider. The partnership strategically aligns each company’s strengths to further improve people’s lives by offering one-stop ease for both weather and air quality information. Real-time BreezoMeter air quality data is now available for clients and partners to integrate into their products and services alongside ...

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Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2017 (SMPTE17)

SYDNEY — 19 January 2017 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has extended the call-for-proposals deadline for the SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE17). The new deadline for proposal submissions is the close of business on 3 February. SMPTE17 runs over 18-21 July at the new International Convention Centre (ICC), Darling Harbour in Sydney. The biennial conference and exhibition is Australia’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology, covering current and future ...

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Osprey Video Launches Talon G1H Encoder for Affordable, One-Button, Broadcast-Quality Web Streaming

DALLAS — Jan. 19, 2017 — Osprey Video has expanded its encoder lineup once again with the addition of the Talon G1H, a stand-alone hardware encoder with nearly all of the key features of its award-winning predecessor, the Talon G1, but at a lower price and with greater ease of use. The device is designed for video operations outside of the professional broadcast market that still need to stream broadcast-grade video. “We wanted to create a product that was not only more cost-effective but also easy for nontechnical people to use when sending broadcast-quality content to the web. We found ...

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Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT) Heads Back To Its Roots With Rochester Institute Of Technology (RIT)

ROCHESTER, NY, JANUARY 19, 2017 – When James Bober, assistant director/chief engineer of RIT Production Services at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), needed a wireless broadcast solution for his multi-camera broadcasts for hockey, campus events, graduations and concerts, he turned to the microLite HD system from Integrated Microwave Technologies (“IMT”), a business unit of xG Technology, Inc. (“xG”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the law enforcement, broadcast, sports and entertainment markets. Bober takes full advantage of the versatility of the microLite, from installing it on a boom lift during graduation ceremonies, to mounting ...

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Universal Electronics Announces Executive Leadership Change

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS — January 19, 2017 — Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, has announced that Menno Koopmans has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA from January 1, 2017. Koopmans has worked at Universal Electronics for over 11 years in various product, marketing and sales leadership roles, both in the business-to-consumer and business-to-business segments. His new role sees him reporting into Universal Electronics’ Chief Operating Officer, Louis Hughes, who is based at the company’s corporate headquarters in Santa Ana, CA, ...

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RTI Fuses Control With BluOS Multi-Room Music App

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Jan. 18, 2017 — RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced a new two-way driver for the full portfolio of BluOS-enabled devices from Bluesound and NAD Electronics, the leaders in wireless hi-res, multi-room music systems. Developed by Lenbrook, the parent company of Bluesound and NAD, the new driver seamlessly incorporates the BluOS sonic streaming experience into RTI’s powerful automation and control ecosystem. “We are very pleased to announce the integration of the BluOS wireless audio solution into the RTI ecosystem,” said Mike Everett, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas, ...

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DigitalGlue Opens New Atlanta Office in Film Studio: Expands Services to Now Include TV Production and Post

New Facility Will Offer Demos, Training, Post Suites and More for Flourishing ‘Hollywood of the South’ Film and Production Community   ATLANTA, Georgia – DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider for the production and distribution of digital video, has announced a decisive move to open a new studio office in Atlanta — home to a burgeoning film and production community. With its innovative new space, DigitalGlue offers customers equipment demos, training, VR (Virtual Reality) and post production facilities, expanding beyond the company’s traditional role in broadcast contribution and distribution.   Located near Atlanta’s Westside area, close to ...

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