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VariCam 35: A Second Look

The VariCam 35 is Panasonic’s new 4K camera/recorder. The first hints appeared at NAB 2012 – Spoiler alert! This product has jumped-off the drawing board and has producers and cameramen alike lusting after it! Help keep your high-end productions looking sweet. Haven’t quiet reached that plateau yet? Then give yourself a leg-up to reach those rarified heights of first class ...

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The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence Awards and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

MACOM, NVIDIA, Wohler/Cinnafilm for Engineering Excellence, ASC-CDL, DigitalFilm Tree Garner Honors for Creativity and Innovation (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) has announced recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. These awards were developed to recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that continually drive ...

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Artel Video Systems to Showcase DigiLink Media Transport Capabilities at SMPTE 2014

WESTFORD, Mass. — Sept. 30, 2014 — At SMPTE 2014, booth 105, Artel Video Systems, a leading global provider of broadcast-quality media transport solutions, will showcase JPEG 2000 compression functionality, broadcast video-over-IP, and integrated signal routing capability on its flagship DigiLink media transport platform. Recently honored with a Technology and Engineering Emmy(R) Award by the National Academy of Television Arts ...

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Professional Wireless Systems Highlights Range of RF Solutions for House of Worship Events at WFX 2014

DALLAS, TX, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 – Professional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound Company and experts in supplying and supporting wireless systems for live and broadcast events, will showcase its range of RF solutions at WFX 2014 (Booth 1023), including its Helical Antennas and Domed Helical Antennas, Intermodulation Analysis Software System (IAS), GX Series of Combiners and DB Series of ...

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Renegade Animation Goes Retro in Animated Campaign for Wienerschnitzel

DGWB’s cleverly quirky, music-driven spots parody westerns, beach movies, Hollywood musicals and more! GLENDALE, Calif.—Renegade Animation takes Wienerschnitzel back to the ‘60s in a new, animated advertising campaign for the restaurant chain. Conceived by Orange County, California agency DGWB, the commercials use retro animation and jingles to evoke Wienerschnitzel’s 1961 origins. One spot spoofs vintage TV Westerns as a hot ...

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Dalet is one of the First Manufacturers to Earn DPP/AMWA Certification with Dalet AmberFin Transcoding Platform

Dalet honored at IBC2014 for the design and deployment of BT Sport’s facility-wide AS-11 file-based workflow Paris, France – September 30, 2014 – Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, announced that on September 13, 2014, the company was among one of the first manufacturers in the world to have a product (AmberFin Platform ...

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Jamuna Television Leads Live Newsgathering in Bangladesh With AVIWEST DMNG PRO180 Solution

SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, France — Sept. 30, 2014 — AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that Jamuna Television, a 24-hour television news channel in Bangladesh, has deployed the company’s DMNG PRO180 and DMNG PRO180-RA 3G/4G video uplink solutions to improve the delivery of live video transmissions for breaking news coverage. Utilizing AVIWEST’s digital mobile newsgathering solutions, Jamuna Television ...

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TMD to demonstrate collection management, automated decision-making and integration with cloud services at AMIA2014

Leading collection management specialist for audiovisual archives focuses on the practical implementation of advanced technologies to provide opportunities for collections managers TMD, a leading provider of collection management solutions to archive organisations will demonstrate how advanced technologies can provide a complete management system for both digital and physical assets at the Association for Moving Image Archivists annual conference, AMIA (Savannah, ...

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Interra Systems and TMD cement partnership

TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, today announced a partnership with Interra Systems that gives their customers fully integrated workflows for the management and QC verification of media files. TMD has integrated the Interra Baton QC platform into its Mediaflex® media asset management product to support file-based quality checking for broadcast, media and ...

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Fluendo Acquires LongoMatch

Sports Analysis Software Tool to be Integrated into International Multimedia Company’s Suite of Products NEW YORK – Fluendo (, an international company that enables multimedia and video on a wide variety of devices and operating systems, has acquired LongoMatch (, a cross-platform software tool that lets users perform real-time analysis on sports game video feeds. LongoMatch software lets users tag ...

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Pixel Power charts the Scottish decision

Pixel Power provides design services as well as data integration for STV’s coverage of the independence referendum Scotland’s constitutional referendum on 18 September 2014 ended up too close to call in advance. Charting the results as they came in were specially created graphics from Pixel Power, linked directly to the database and controlled by the presenters using a dedicated tablet ...

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That Ol’ Blackmagic Pickathon

Portland, Oregon hosted the Pickathon Music Festival in Early August; that same event played again this September 22nd in Freemont, California. Music lovers were treated to a bevy of Blackmagic beauties at the Pickathon Music Festival, to help enhance this sensory experience. It utilized five Blackmagic Studio Cameras along with six ATEM Live Production Switchers, and several other Blackmagic devices ...

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ILOOK: The Only Over The Internet Television (OTT) Provider in Town!

The concept of OTT has evolved throughout the years and now there is a true avenue for us to take full advantage with ILOOK! This exciting TVapp has a clear impact over cable, satellite and telecom television providers whereas,  it can host an unlimited number of TV networks. In simple terms, ANYONE can build and operate a monetized TV network ...

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Vinten and Vizrt Bring Ryder Cup to Life

Bury St Edmunds, UK – Vinten®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, has supplied a Vinten encoded pan and tilt head to Sky Sports for use in studio during the upcoming Ryder Cup. The Vinten Vision 250E features a box that can supply positional and lens data for the virtual reality (VR) processing software and will be used ...

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Tiger Aspect Uses Aframe to Achieve Efficient and Collaborative Production on “Peaky Blinders”

Speed of sharing footage, simplicity of reviewing footage from anywhere Aids in the quick and efficient post-production of the show  BOSTON AND LONDON September 25, 2014 ­- Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions have used Aframe’s cloud video production platform on the hit gangster drama, “Peaky Blinders.” Aframe enabled digital dailies and other works in process to be assembled, ...

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Rally Racing Film Lights Challenging Forest Track with Zylight F8 LED Fresnel

LOS ANGELES  – For his graduation film, cinematographer student Sverre Sørdal, who is training at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in Beaconsfield, U.K., did not take the easy road. Instead, he shot a film about rally racing on a track in the middle of the forest with a very tight shooting schedule and very unpredictable lighting. Directed by Nick ...

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