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A Console is Born – Studio Furniture & Control Consoles

Form & function – two words (a phrase, really, in its own right) that define studio furniture – whether it be in the broadcast studio, post-production studio or even in-room control stations....

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The Buzz about the Inter Bee – NAB-J

1965 marked Japan’s first Broadcast Equipment Exhibition, which was hosted both by the National Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan (NAB-J), and the 2nd Technical Report Conference on...

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Satellites: Those Heavenly Orbital Spheres

Not too many left who could vouch for 1945 being an eventful year – it saw the end of the most massive global conflict the world has ever known; the longest-running U.S. President ever Franklin...

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TVU Networks Announces Over 1000 TVUPack Mobiles In Production!

TVU Networks is certainly hitting the live mobile IP newsgathering market by storm! The most recent announcement from the global technology leader is that more than 1000 TVUPack mobile IP...

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It Isn’t News without Graphics

We’ve all heard that: “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words,” but how about a picture designed to speak to us? Images that aren’t just a happy coincidence that fit what we are trying to...

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Can You See the Light? Only with the Right Lens!

The oldest artificial lens discovered, so far, is the Layard Lens (aka: “The Nimrud Lens”); it was found by A. H. Layard in 1853 and is around 3000 years old (about 750BC-710BC in the...

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Cinesys-Oceana’s Exciting Dynamic Drive Pool Technology

The speed and reliability of the Dynamic Drive Pool storage solution by Cinesys-Oceana has been receiving rave reviews on the ease of set-up through the iSCSI interface which exclusively uses...

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The New IT Director Versus the Old #Broadcast Engineer

Long ago, from the earliest days of media, it was recognized that there needed to be people who performed the technical workings of the studio. Aside from the inventors and photographers who tinkered...

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BEST PRACTICE: Asset Management in Broadcast and Post Production

The better Digital Asset Management products keep all sorts of things in check. They organize everything into a single interface and keep track of clips, project files, scripts (as in copy!) and some...

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A Pair of Aces: Riedel’s STX-200 & the ReVue

The Riedel Group (Riedel Communications GmbH & Co KG, Riedel Networks GmbH, DECA Card Engineering GmbH, Riedel Technologiepark, Data & Facility Management GmbH) first opened their doors in...

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CCW SATCON Final Wrap-up from NYC

Here’s the FINAL wrap-up… Affiliated with Cabot Coachbuilders, a family-owned motor coach business that’s been in the trade for over 45 years, Accelerated Media Technologies (or...

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Semi-Studios: Mobile Production Vehicles or Magical Mystery Machines?

You know you’ve seen’em – the super-large semis with full production studios inside them… And although they come in standard van sizes (that your local affiliates have),...

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Closed Captioning: History and New Laws

Closed Captioning (or “CC” as it’s widely known) is a useful idea that took a surprisingly long time to come about.  The passage of two acts in the early 90’s marked the legal ‘birth’ of...

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Panasonic AW-HE130 Debut at #CCWSATCON

Panasonic announced the much awaited debut of the AW-HE130 at the Content and Communications World show today in New York City! This pan/tilt/zoom camera incorporates high sensitivity, low noise...

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Are you Kidding? Fusion 7 Free! #CCWSATCON

There is no a better way to promote new software than to give it away for free, Right!? Introducing Fusion 7, the revolutionary visual effects and motion media software  from Blackmagic Design....

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CCW SATCON Day 1 Wrap-up from NYC …

GOOD MORNING NEW YORK!  (I love the smell of Javits in the morning!) These lines in remembrance of the legendary comedian Robin Williams – but every bit as fitting for the New York Show of...

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The New Era: Studio Robotics and You!

Robotic camera technology for the studio has certainly started to make it’s mark in the world of production and broadcasting. The continued drop of cost and advancements in the reliability of...

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#CCWSATCON: From Then to NOW

It was 2008 and the crispy early February air still held a feeling of newness about it; the shine had not yet worn off the freshly-minted year and Christmas decorations still adorned some homes and...

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Knowing the knowns and predicting the unknowns for sustaining your broadcast business

When businesses develop their future strategy, one hopes they do so fully equipped with the facts from market potential, to availability of staff and raw materials and the anticipated impact on the...

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Equinox Productions Scales Business by Leveraging ADS Digital Services to Convert, Close Caption, and Deliver Ad Spots On Time and On Budget

CUSTOMER CASE STUDY Organization:  Equinox Productions Industry:  Entertainment Focus:  Specializes in post-production services for advertising spots and billboards for syndicated TV shows Need: ...

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Advanced Systems Group Explores Real-Time 4K Production During Free Annual Workshop

Advanced Systems Group Explores Real-Time 4K Production During Free Annual Workshop

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, will explore the expanding use of 4K for professional video applications at its annual...
CueScript Adds ARET Video and Audio Engineering to Distributor Network

CueScript Adds ARET Video and Audio Engineering to Distributor Network

ZIBIDO SAN GIACOMO (MI), ITALY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, is pleased to announce the...
Professional Wireless Systems Says Adios to Signal Interference at NBA Global Games Mexico City 2014

Professional Wireless Systems Says Adios to Signal Interference at NBA Global Games Mexico City 2014

MEXICO CITY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — As the Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves tipped off at the Mexico City Arena on November 12, as part of NBA Global Games Mexico City 2014, Professional...
Zylight Debuts Long Throw Black Light Version of F8 LED Fresnel at LDI 2014

Zylight Debuts Long Throw Black Light Version of F8 LED Fresnel at LDI 2014

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will unveil the F8-B, a black light version of its popular LED Fresnel, at Live Design International (LDI) 2014,...
Technicolor – PostWorks New York Provides Post-Production Services to DOC NYC Grand Jury Winner “Cairo Drive”

Technicolor – PostWorks New York Provides Post-Production Services to DOC NYC Grand Jury Winner “Cairo Drive”

A signature sponsor, the facility also hosted a panel discussion on documentary post production. NEW YORK—Technicolor PostWorks New York congratulates Cairo Drive, director Sherief Elkatasha’s...
Primestream Government Video Expo 2014 Product Preview

Primestream Government Video Expo 2014 Product Preview

Visit Primestream at Government Video Expo 2014, Booth 406, Dec. 2-4 Products on Display at Government Video Expo 2014: FORK Production Suite v4.6 At Government Video Expo 2014, Primestream(R) will...
Quantum to Present on Managing Video Content at Government Video Expo 2014

Quantum to Present on Managing Video Content at Government Video Expo 2014

Geoff Stedman, SVP for StorNext Solutions, Will Discuss “Seven Things the Beltway Can Learn From Hollywood About Video Workflows” SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nov. 24, 2014 — Quantum...
A Console is Born – Studio Furniture & Control Consoles

A Console is Born – Studio Furniture & Control Consoles

Form & function – two words (a phrase, really, in its own right) that define studio furniture – whether it be in the broadcast studio, post-production studio or even in-room control stations....
Dejero Releases LIVE+ NewsBook Software for Mac

Dejero Releases LIVE+ NewsBook Software for Mac

Notebook Transmission Solution is Ideal for Solo Videojournalists Covering Live, Breaking News From Virtually Anywhere WATERLOO, Ontario — Nov. 20, 2014 — Dejero, award-winning creator of...
SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Marks Greatest Attendance in Past Decade

SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Marks Greatest Attendance in Past Decade

HPA Pre-Conference SMPTE Symposium Addressed Creative Challenges; Main Conference Offered More Than 80 Technical Presentations and a Sold-Out Exhibition Hall WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Nov. 19, 2014...
Filmworkers Supplies the Creative Spark for Elegant “Misfit” Campaign

Filmworkers Supplies the Creative Spark for Elegant “Misfit” Campaign

Facility provides turnkey services for new multi-platform lifestyle ads for the stylish fitness tracker. CHICAGO— In a true, tour de force effort, Filmworkers, in association with 2DS Productions,...
Forbidden Signs Reseller Deal With Italy’s 09 Technology

Forbidden Signs Reseller Deal With Italy’s 09 Technology

LONDON — Nov. 19, 2014 — Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, today announced an agreement with...
The Buzz about the Inter Bee – NAB-J

The Buzz about the Inter Bee – NAB-J

1965 marked Japan’s first Broadcast Equipment Exhibition, which was hosted both by the National Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan (NAB-J), and the 2nd Technical Report Conference on...
Dejero Ranks Ninth on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500(TM) in North America

Dejero Ranks Ninth on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500(TM) in North America

Attributes its rapid growth to adoption of IP video technology for live remote broadcasting WATERLOO, Ontario — Nov. 18, 2014 — Dejero, award-winning creator of the industry’s most...
PESA Showcases Streaming Solutions, JITC-Certified Distribution Gear at GV Expo

PESA Showcases Streaming Solutions, JITC-Certified Distribution Gear at GV Expo

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, will showcase its PESA Xstream family of streaming appliances, PESA Live app...
DPA Microphones Hits the Road with Counting Cars

DPA Microphones Hits the Road with Counting Cars

Sound Mixer for popular reality show on History network uses company’s d:screet™ 4063 Miniature Microphones   LAS VEGAS, NOVEMBER 20, 2014 – Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a...
All India Radio Takes New NETIA Radio-Assist Software Live at New Delhi Headquarters and 48 Stations Across India

All India Radio Takes New NETIA Radio-Assist Software Live at New Delhi Headquarters and 48 Stations Across India

CLARET, France — Nov. 18, 2014 — NETIA today announced that All India Radio (AIR), the national radio broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati group, has taken its new...
Hula Post Production Supports “Nightcrawler”

Hula Post Production Supports “Nightcrawler”

HOLLYWOOD—Hula Post Production provided equipment, facilities and support to the editorial team from Nightcrawler, the new thriller from director Dan Gilroy and Open Road Films. Services supplied...
Let Local TV Chart Its Own Tech Future

Let Local TV Chart Its Own Tech Future

Jerald Fritz of ATSC 3.0 system proponent ONE Media: “Broadcast television — like every other information medium — needs the freedom to evolve. Source: www.tvnewscheck.com See on...
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