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SMPTE to Host Sessions on the IP-Based Facility and the AXF Standard at CCW+SATCON

SMPTE President-Elect Robert Seidel and S. Merrill Weiss, Chair of the SMPTE Working Group on AXF, Will Moderate Panel Discussions WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Oct. 30, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced its participation in CCW+SATCON, Nov. ...

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ChyronHego Products at Content and Communications World (CCW):

Content and Communications World (CCW) Preview ChyronHego Booth 1321 For the first time at CCW, ChyronHego will present three of its most popular solutions for graphics content creation, communication, and display: the Paint sports production analysis tool as displayed on the GS2 Multi-Touch studio touch-screen system, and Metacast(R), one of the world’s most popular graphics solutions with broadcast customers on ...

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RCS’ Bullet Facilitates Real-Time Twitter Integration for US Midterm Election Debate Broadcast

Ahead of the 2014 US midterm elections, Reality Check Systems (RCS) collaborated with the government and elections team (@gov) at Twitter to customize one of RCS’ Twitter Bullet mobile graphics workstations for use in the broadcast of Chicago Tonight’s 2014 U.S. Senate Candidate Forum by local Chicago Affiliate WTTW11 (@wttw). Together on October 29, 2014 at 7:00pm CDT, Twitter and ...

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Career Coach: Scary Stuff — How to Drive a Stake Through the Heart of Your Network

In the spirit of Halloween, the Career Coach gives some helpful hints on how not to scare off your network on contacts and connections. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Halloween is a time of witches, werewolves and vampires. You get rid of a vampire by driving a stake through its heart. You can hasten the demise of your valuable network just ...

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Tedial – Media Workflow Systems

Sometimes, a company exists with a spectacular and dynamic product line that needs to have a little more attention drawn to it due to its high-caliber creations.  Tedial is one of those companies!  Consider this: A dramatic shift in technology over the past decade has transitioned our hardware-based Media industry to one with an IT-centric infrastructure. If you are like ...

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Film Lab New York to Close

New York’s last motion picture processing facility proudly serviced filmmakers from Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen to Darren Aronofsky and Spike Lee. NEW YORK—Film Lab New York, the last motion picture film processing laboratory in New York City, will cease operations as of December 19, 2014. The company, launched in 2011 as a joint venture between Technicolor-PostWorks New York and ...

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Latin America’s NET Further Extends Volicon Observer System to Accommodate Growing Cable and VOD Services

Observer RPM Facilitates Real-Time Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Hundreds of Channels, Independent of Conditional Access Encryption BURLINGTON, Mass. — Oct. 29, 2014 — Volicon today announced that leading Latin American cable operator NET has again expanded its Observer(R) Remote Program Monitor (RPM) digital video monitoring and logging system. The resulting RPM-400 deployment now enables efficient monitoring of 260 services — ...

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Primestream CCW 2014 Product Preview

Visit Primestream at CCW 2014, Nov. 12-13, Booth 961 Products on Display at CCW 2014: FORK Production Suite v4.6 At CCW 2014, Primestream(R) will show FORK(TM) Production Suite v4.6, the latest version of its acclaimed software platform for managing the automation of the most complex broadcast workflows. With new modules, functionality, and integrations with the leading broadcast hardware and software ...

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Forbidden Tech SATIS 2014 Product Preview

Visit Forbidden Technologies plc at SATIS 2014, Nov. 18-20, at Stand A45 Forbidden at SATIS 2014: New Enhancements to the Forscene Cloud-Based Video Post-Production Platform SATIS 2014 will see the following new Forscene developments, most inspired by feedback from users: * New Forscene user interface look and feel (fall 2014) * High-res codec that enables dynamic display of high- or ...

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Vitamin Pictures Produces Horrifying Results for Knott’s Scary Farm

Hybrid production studio teams with Cramer-Krasselt for creepy broadcast, web and social campaign. CHICAGO—If the new ad campaign for Knott’s Berry Farm is any indication, visitors to the park’s annual Knott’s Scary Farm event are going to get the bejesus scared out of them. Chicago hybrid production studio Vitamin Pictures produced the multi-platform package for agency Cramer-Krasselt. It consists of ...

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DigitalGlue Wins Three New Large-Scale Fulfillment Contracts

Leading Broadcast Solutions Integrator Will Perform Online Sales and Logistics Services for Deployments at a Major Network, EstrellaTV, and Fortune 500 Financial Institution LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Oct. 28, 2014 — DigitalGlue, an industry-leading systems integrator providing comprehensive solutions for digital video content distribution, today announced that it was awarded three large-scale fulfillment contracts. DigitalGlue will provide hardware, preconfiguration, and ...

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Broadcast Pix Announces Sports Bundle for Affordable High-End Live Production

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced its Sports Bundle, a tightly integrated package of the company’s Granite™ X large-scale integrated production switcher, ReVue slow motion system, and FX3D real-time 3D graphics platform. The bundle provides the sophisticated switching, multi-camera replay, and 3D graphics expected by sports viewers, along with significant cost savings. “Live sports production is a year-round commitment ...

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Artel Video Systems Welcomes Brad Buchholz as Vice President of Finance

Artel Expands Executive Team, Positioning Company for Future Growth WESTFORD, Mass. — Oct. 29, 2014 — Artel Video Systems, a leading global provider of broadcast-quality media transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Brad Buchholz as vice president of finance. Buchholz brings a wealth of knowledge and an extensive financial skillset to Artel, with more than 30 years of financial ...

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SIM Group Founder Rob Sim Presented with DGC’s Honorary Life Membership Award

Toronto –The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group President and CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is presented each year to an individual, member or non-member, whose outstanding contribution to the industry has had a major beneficial impact on the Guild and Guild members. ...

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Sportsnet Turns to Orad TD Control

October 30, 2014 – Sportsnet, the exclusive Canadian national broadcaster of the NHL, is using Orad TD Control to manage studio content distribution for its new state-of-the-art “Hockey Central Studio.” The groundbreaking build-out features a myriad of content display surfaces including an LED floor that shows game videos and graphics, and a main stage with a massive 3.3m x 11.6m ...

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Pixel Power brands new channel for Ireland – UTV Ireland to extend its use of BrandMaster

Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, is to supply two BrandMaster branding switchers to UTV in Belfast, for its new Broadcast Centre. UTV already uses BrandMasters and other Pixel Power graphics systems for its existing services to Northern Ireland as part of the ITV network, and is carrying the same technology platform over to its ...

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