SMPTE Pre-show coverage featuring Axle Video

Sam Bogoch of Axle Video and Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat discuss SMPTE/Hollywood & Highland 2016 Annual Technical Conference &

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Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater

Eileen Godoy Promoted to Head of Post Production HOLLYWOOD—Hybrid post-production facility Cognition has completed construction of a 4K digital intermediate theater as part of its ongoing multi-million dollar expansion. Designed for finishing studio and independent features, the theater is among the most technically sophisticated in Southern California with an array of state-of-the-art color grading, editorial, projection and sound features. Several film projects have already come through the new resource, including A Happening of Monumental Proportions and Marauders, both finished  using an ACES workflow. Cognition has also promoted Eileen Godoy to Head of Post Production. Formerly Executive Producer, Godoy will oversee ...

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Digital Nirvana to Showcase its Latest Media Management Technologies at NAB Show New York

The company’s recently introduced transport stream recorder and automated closing captioning services among booth highlights Fremont, CA – Digital Nirvana, developers of innovative media management products, announces its participation at the upcoming NAB Show New York. Taking place November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center, Digital Nirvana will showcase its newest solutions in Booth #732. One booth highlight will be the latest version of the company’s flagship MonitorIQ media management platform. Delivering a full range of multi-channel signal monitoring, logging, compliance and archiving functions, Version 5.0 features Monitor IQ 5.0cloud-based recording and OTT stream monitoring functions, as well as HTML5 ...

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Timecode Systems Announces Shipping of SyncBac PRO

WORCESTER, U.K. — Oct. 20, 2016 — Timecode Systems Limited today announced that SyncBac PRO, introduced at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas, is now shipping. The new, wireless, embedded timecode sync solution for GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras is now in stock and available to buy throughout the companys international network of resellers. “SyncBac PRO has definitely attracted the attention of the broadcast industry since we launched the product in April,” said Paul Scurrell, CEO of Timecode Systems Limited. “As well as being one of the first GoPro accessories to be verified by the Works with GoPro ...

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Riedel Products at 2016 NAB Show New York

2016 NAB Show New York Product Preview Riedel Communications Stand 941 MediorNet MicroN as a Decentralized Router MicroN is an 80G media distribution network device for Riedel’s MediorNet line of real-time media transport and management solutions. At 2016 NAB Show New York, Riedel will demonstrate how interconnected MicroN units can be deployed to create a decentralized routing system that distributes signal load, takes advantage of flexible node placement, and eliminates any single point of failure to create a viable alternative to traditional, monolithic routers. With on-board signal processing capabilities including frame synchronization, embedding/de-embedding, and delays, a MicroN-based solution can handle ...

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SMPTE Pre-show coverage with Arvato Systems

Eivind Sandstrand of Arvato Systems and Ryan Salazar discuss SMPTE’s contributions to Arvato Systems and its customers in celebrating SMPTE’s

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VITEC Shows Innovative Encode/Decode Appliances and Streaming Solutions at NAB Show New York 2016

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Oct. 19, 2016 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in end-to-end video streaming solutions, announced today that it will exhibit a lineup of award-winning encoders, decoders, and IPTV streaming solutions in booth 841 at NAB Show New York, Nov. 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center. “Today’s broadcasters are seeking streaming technology that is not only easy to deploy and use, but is affordable and future proof as well,” said Eli Garten, VP of product management at VITEC. “VITEC’s range of professional-grade, best-in-class encoders, decoders, and EZ TV IPTV solutions meet all that criteria, reliably delivering high-quality video over ...

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Director Klaus Pedersen Chooses Anton/Bauer to Charge World Champion’s Story of Becoming

Anton/Bauer caught up with Gaffa Media founder and Creative Director, Klaus Pedersen to find out more about his latest passion project Story of Becoming, which captures the hidden struggles and triumphs of 3-time WKU Amateur Kickboxing Champion Katalin Konya. The documentary explores the differences between a person who becomes a world champion and those who do not. In Pedersen’s own words, “Kat’s story is not a story of the spotlight, of the multiple won titles. It is rather a story of being knocked down emotionally, of going really down into the inner darkness abyss to be able to resurface stronger ...

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Barnfind Americas Returns to SMPTE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition with Expanded BarnMini Series

SMPTE 2016 – Booth 111 New Units feature 12G / 4K capabilities Suwanee, GA. – Barnfind Americas, the U.S.-based presence for Barnfind Technologies, the Norwegian manufacturer of a multi-functional, signal neutral fiber transport platform, returns to SMPTE 2016 featuring game-changing additions to the company’s BarnMini family of small, portable, low cost extension devices that process 4K and support signals up to 12G. Additionally, the Company’s popular BarnOne BTF1-07 frame, which supports all signals and functions in one chassis and features a built-in 32×32 router, will be a featured highlight in Booth 111. The SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, billed ...

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Sound Devices Delivers Gleeful Results for Emmy Award-Winning Production Sound Mixer Phillip W. Palmer, CAS

LOS ANGELES, OCTOBER 18, 2016 – When Emmy award-winning Production Sound Mixer Phillip W. Palmer, CAS, began his career in Dallas, some 25 years ago, he had no idea what the future held. Today, Palmer is one of Hollywood’s finest and most respected audio mixers, having worked on some of the most popular and critically acclaimed television and film projects. Some of his credits include the entire six-season run of the hit FOX television series, Glee (where he won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing), Better Call Saul, Battle Los Angeles, Star Trek, Entourage (TV Series) and the upcoming ...

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Kinothenik Introduces Practilite 600 LED Fresnel Light

Compact instrument is the pinnacle of lightning efficiency. Tartu, Estonia—Kinotehnik, the North-European manufacturer of photo and video accessories, introduces a new member of its Practilite range of smart Fresnel lights: the Practilite 600. Practilite 600 is a mighty little sibling of the increasingly popular bi-color, focusable Practilite 602 LED light. Owing to its fixed 75-degree beam angle, the new light comes in a reduced size—and at a reduced price. Yet, Practilite 600 delivers 20% more output* than Practilite 602 in flood mode. Kinotehnik will demonstrate Practilite 600 for the first time in the United States at LDI Show in Las ...

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FSR’s New FRAME for Ceiling Enclosures Scores Tech & Learning 2016 Award of Excellence

Woodland Park, NJ — FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, hospitality, government, and religious markets, proudly announces that its new FRAME  (CB-SR22), has scored a Tech & Learning 2016 Awards of Excellence win in the “New Products” category of the publication’s highly popular program. The FRAME, used in conjunction with FSR’s ceiling boxes, provides a quick, easy and convenient installation solution when mounting equipment, a projector or a display in a drywall ceiling.   A panel of Tech & Learning magazine advisors evaluated and tested hundreds ...

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Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras

AV industry solutions provider and equipment rental house AED recently upgraded its inventory with the purchase of 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultra video recorder and playback devices. With offices located in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, AED is committed to providing its customers in professional AV with affordable solutions tailored to meet every budget. “We’ve been offering AJA products to our customers for many years,” said Joeri De Clerck, Technical & Operations Director at AED Display, “AJA’s products are compact, easy-to-use and reliable, and our customers feel comfortable depending on AJA gear for their shows and events.” ...

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IHSE USA Products at SMPTE 2016

SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) IHSE USA Product Preview Booth 203 New — Draco vario SDI Extender On display will be a new Draco vario series SDI extender, the most recent addition to IHSE’s successful KVM extender series. The new SDI extender can combine 3G-SDI signals with embedded audio in Draco tera KVM switches as point-to-point extenders for transmitting video up to 10 kilometers over fiber cable or up to 140 meters over Cat-X. An integrated signal-conversion function uses IHSE’s flex-port technology to switch SDI sources from the CPU to any other extender on the matrix ...

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EuclidIQ Names Dane Kottke as Chief Product Development Officer

EuclidIQ, a leading provider of video compression products that mimic the human visual system, today announced that it has promoted Dr. Dane Kottke to Chief Product Development Officer. In his new position, Dr. Kottke will oversee the development of EuclidIQ’s products, including video algorithm design and optimization, video codec architectures, quality control, and software APIs for video coding. Dr. Kottke was previously Director of Software Development at EuclidIQ. He brings over 20 years of video and signal processing experience. Before joining EuclidIQ, Dr. Kottke worked at Avid where he initiated and oversaw the development of video and audio codecs, including ...

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Video Clarity at SMPTE 2016

SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) Oct. 25-27 Video Clarity Booth 6 ClearView Venue Player At SMPTE 2016 Video Clarity will demonstrate the new ClearView Venue Player, a video server that automatically plays multiple uncompressed segments of content to multiple screens in precise timing and sequence. Video Clarity’s first product in the entertainment-playback market, the ClearView Venue Player is designed for amusement and theme parks, museums, live events, staged shows, and other environments that rely on repeated, synchronized video playback for entertainment and display. The ClearView Venue Player supports up to eight programmable HD-SDI outputs, up to ...

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