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CueScript Debuts CueiT Prompting Software and Jib-Mounted Prompter at BVE 2016

CueScript, the leading developer of professional prompting solutions, announced today that it will present the CueiT range of prompting software on Stand R24 at BVE 2016, as well as the new CSF10 prompter system designed for use with jibs and cranes.   The development team behind the CueiT prompting software boasts many collective years of hands-on prompting experience and a deep understanding of what it is to be a prompt operator. This experience is borne out in the intuitive feature set, which includes: Ribbon menu style, making all features viewable and accessible, without impeding the view of the script and ...

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Goodman Audio Services Relies on FreeSpeak II to Produce Major Disney, Hollywood, and Gaming Events

Goodman Audio Services of Los Angeles, a leading provider of wireless communication services for major live and broadcast productions, has acquired and used a Clear-Com® FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system for production communication in several high-profile events. Thanks to the FreeSpeak II, Goodman’s clients were able to experience clear audio communications and reliable wireless coverage.   Goodman first used FreeSpeak II during its live audio production of Disney’s D23 Expo 2015 Convention in August 2015; D23 being Disney’s official fan club. The company has since employed FreeSpeak II to produce the “Blizzard Heroes of the Storm” Regional Finals live gaming ...

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Quantum at the 2016 NAB Show

Quantum 2016 NAB Show Product Preview Booth SL8416 April 16-21, Las Vegas Quantum will highlight new products and solutions that showcase the company’s ongoing leadership in delivering workflow-optimized storage, including its award-winning Xcellis system and new StorNext 5.3 platform with support for Quantum’s Q-Cloud® Vault long-term cloud archive service. Solutions being shown in the Quantum booth help users overcome the challenges of working with ever-higher resolutions of 4K and beyond, as well as content with higher dynamic range and wider color gamut. The featured solutions also support a growing array of applications, from animation to archive to over-the-top and on-demand ...

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RUSHWORKS to Expand Portfolio of Production Solutions at NAB2016

New easy-to-operate products streamline operations with power, portability and pleasing price-points for field and in-house production RUSHWORKS, Texas-based provider of low-cost, high performance television production, automation and presentation capture and streaming systems, is expanding its portfolio of production solutions with the addition of four new products to be unveiled at NAB 2016 in Booth SL 11808. The quartet incudes: PTX Universal Pan/Tilt head, REMO UBEREMOTE and REMO ISOTOWER production and streaming configurations, and TALK-TAKE video switching software.   PTX™Universal PanTilt Head PTXUniversal PanTilt Head, the successor to the company’s PT-MINI, provides significant improvements in payload handling and speed. It supports the ...

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straight 8 Calls for Entries in 2016 Competition

Deadline to Enter is February 29; Submissions Due April 4 LONDON (February 12, 2016) – straight 8, an organization that fosters the creative use of Super 8 on a global scale, is accepting entries in the 2016 edition of their legendary film competition. Anyone, anywhere can enter to make a short film on one cartridge of Kodak Super 8mm motion picture film. The contest is designed to inspire creativity using a beloved format that is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a unique visual medium. Top winning entries will be screened at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival in May, and ...

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Interra Systems – 2016 NAB Show Exhibitor Preview

Interra Systems — Booth SU7105 As operators in the global broadcast, cable, telco, satellite, IPTV, OTT, and post-production markets deliver a growing amount of high-quality video content, including UHD/4K, to various screens, the need for reliable, efficient, and scalable quality control (QC) and monitoring solutions becomes ever more critical. At the 2016 NAB Show, Interra Systems will demonstrate the most comprehensive, integrated, and intuitive QC/monitoring solutions available on the market today. A key highlight will be Interra Systems’ new Orion(TM) OTT software-based solution for monitoring the integrity of adaptive bitrate (ABR) content and related network performance in an OTT environment. ...

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Jünger Audio Brings New C8000 Processing Boards To Market

  Digital audio specialist Jünger Audio has launched a new range of cards for its modular C8000 audio processing system. The C8000 card system is already a firm favourite with many broadcasting facilities around the world because it is so convenient, flexible and versatile. Any combination of modules can be fitted into frames of various sizes, resulting in a powerful and compact audio processing and audio interface rack for applications such as OBs, acquisition, post-production and transmission control. Jünger Audio’s C8000 solution comprises DSP-based audio processing cards together with a wide range of I/O options, which allows customers to choose ...

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AccuWeather Network Appoints Sarah Katt, Vice President of Network Product Development & Operations

Katt’s vast leadership experience in broadcast strategy and operations, most recently with Verizon Fios, will benefit the 24/7 “All Weather, All the Time” cable weather provider’s continued expansion and innovation. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 11, 2016 – AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced it has appointed Sarah Katt as Vice President of Product Development and Operations for the AccuWeather Network. Reporting directly to John Dokes, General Manager of the AccuWeather Network and Chief Marketing Officer of AccuWeather, Sarah brings years of broadcast industry experience to AccuWeather, successfully leading strategy development teams across ...

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BBC’s “War and Peace” 2nd Unit Production Shot with Blackmagic Digital Film Cameras

Creative Cow News BBC’s “War and Peace” 2nd Unit Production Shot with Blackmagic Digital Film Cameras (Fremont, California–February 11, 2016) Blackmagic Design has today announced its Production Camera 4K digital film camera was one of only two camera packages to be used in the production of “War and Peace,” a new adaptation by the BBC, based on Tolstoy’s classic novel. The six part drama was lensed by director of photography (DP) George Steel, and graded on DaVinci Resolve Studio by colorist Simone Grattarola. Director Tom Harper reunited with DP George Steel (“The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” and ...

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Viaccess-Orca Mobile World Congress 2016 Exhibitor Preview

Viaccess-Orca Saves Time for End-Users and Operators — Hall 5, Stand C71 In today’s rapidly evolving pay-TV environment, content service providers have a need for speed when it comes to deploying and updating new services. Considering current market challenges facing TV providers, the theme at the Viaccess-Orca Mobile World Congress stand this year is “fast or last, bon voyage!” During the show, Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, will demonstrate how service providers can quickly address critical market changes to shape the ultimate content experience on every screen — ahead of the competition. Viaccess-Orca ...

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SIM Group Supports Women in Film’s Public Service Support for Discovery Eye Foundation

SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw provide camera, dailies and post services for PSA  highlighting the need for early detection of macular degeneration. Los Angeles— A simple walk in a park can prove heartbreaking for sufferers of age-related macular degenerative disease as vividly represented in a public service announcement produced by Women in Film for the Discovery Eye Foundation’s Macular Degeneration Partnership. The SIM Group, through its SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw divisions, donated a variety of goods and services toward the production of the PSA, which stresses the importance of early detection in avoiding the worst consequences of ...

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ZeeVee Goes Down Under to Expand its Distributor Network in Australia

Amsterdam: ISE 2016 – 9 February – ZeeVee, Inc. (Zv) a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, announced today it has added Audio Visual Distributors PTY LTD as a distributor of its SD-HD RF products, and HD/Ultra-HD/4K over IP video distribution solutions in the Australian and New Zealand markets. “We continually search the globe for innovative partners to help grow our business and Audio Visual Distributors has the right mix of AV expertise and market knowledge to lead the charge for us in Australia and New Zealand,” said Bob Michaels, CEO of ZeeVee. “Focused on the Pro AV ...

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Tiffen International to show new products at BVE 2016 including the new Steadicam Pilot 2 and new Steadimate gimbal adapter

Tiffen International press announcement For immediate release Tiffen International to show new products at BVE 2016 including the new Steadicam Pilot 2 and new Steadimate gimbal adapter 2 x 300 dpi images attached: 1) The new Steadicam Pilot 2 2) The new Steadimate gimbal adapter See Tiffen International on stand #Q19 at London ExCel, 23rd – 25th February Pinewood Studios, London 11th February 2016: Tiffen International will attend BVE Expo 2016 in London showing new Steadicam products, the new Steadicam Pilot 2 and the new Steadimate gimbal adapter. 1) The new Steadicam Pilot 2 The new Pilot 2 is a ...

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New MochaBlend C4D Plug-in bridges 2D to 3D Effects Workflow

Creative Cow News New MochaBlend C4D Plug-in bridges 2D to 3D Effects Workflow Innovative new plug-in for Maxon C4D imports mocha data into 3D space for exciting new VFX and motion graphics workflows. (February 11, 2016) Innovative new plug-in for Maxon C4D imports mocha data into 3D space for exciting new VFX and motion graphics workflow s. more info… Pixel Power virtualizes playout at NAB 2016 Graphics heritage moves to software-centric solutions for productivity (February 10, 2016) NEW STAND LOCATION – SL5922, NAB, Las Vegas : Pixel Power, the automation, branding and graphics innovator, is drawing on its pedigree of nearly 30 years ...

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