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Bexel Expands Inventory with Investment in Fujinon Cabrio Lenses

Company Launches Full-Sensor Imaging Initiative and Grows Support for 4K Production BURBANK, Calif. – Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced the purchase of 28 Cabrio PL Cine Lenses from Fujifilm, a leading global manufacturer of optical devices. The major investment, totaling more than 1.5 million ...

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FSR Names Winners of Twitter Contest Sponsored During NSCA Business & Leadership Conference

Woodland Park, NJ  – FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of products for the audio/video, education, hospitality, government, and religious markets, is proud to announce the winners of the successful Twitter Contest the company sponsored during the recent NSCA Business and Leadership Conference in Tampa, FL. The conference, which has become the industry’s most notable platform for executive-level education ...

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Shotoku Announces Landmark Sale To Argentinian Broadcaster America TV

Buenos Aires, Argentina  – Shotoku Broadcast Systems, a leading international manufacturer of advanced camera support products, has announced the sale and installation of 15 Shotoku TP-200 lightweight pedestal and state-of-the-art SX300  EFP pan & tilt head systems to America TV, a channel owned by Multimedios America based in Buenos Aires, one of the country’s top five national television channels.   The station ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Elects Board of Directors

Studio City, California –The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces the results of its annual Board of Directors election. Elected to two-year terms in Executive Seats are Jeremy J. Gordon as Sergeant-at-Arms, Paul Rodriguez as Treasurer and Mark Lanza as Vice President. They join continuing offices Frank Morrone (President) and Christopher Reeves (Secretary). Lanza and Rodriguez were incumbents. Additionally, ...

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British Comedy Director Nick Jones Joins Original

LOS ANGELES—Original has reached out to London to sign one of the UK’s top commercial comedy directors. Nick Jones has directed funny spots for eHarmony, Sony PlayStation, AT&T, Mercedes, Walmart, McDonald’s, Kia, Heineken and scores of other brands. Original will represent him exclusively for advertising projects in the United States. “Nick is an extremely gifted comedy director and a naturally ...

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2G Digital Partners with JR Media to Offer Turnkey Solutions for Digital Distribution

BURBANK—2G Digital Post, a specialist in encoding and file-based delivery, and JR Media, a leading provider of captioning and subtitling services, have entered into a long-term  strategic partnership to provide studios and other content owners with a one-stop resource for worldwide, multi-platform content localization and distribution. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will operate a unified workflow ...

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Spotlight on 4K – Rohde & Schwarz Devoting its Product Portfolio at NAB 2015 to the High-Resolution Standard

Munich — Rohde & Schwarz has long been supporting the 4K digital video format with its range of products. At NAB 2015 in Las Vegas, the company will showcase yet another application for this format with its R&S VENICE ingest and production server. In live demonstrations, Rohde & Schwarz will also show how its current generation of transmitters can significantly lower ...

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Myers Announces Plans for PBS TechCon 2015

Northampton, MA March 31, 2015 – Myers, a respected developer in broadcast management software, announces that they are a Silver Level Sponsor at PBS TechCon, April 8 – 10, 2015 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. PBS TechCon serves as an opportunity for professionals in the public television industry to come together to share new ideas through education, professional development, and ...

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Pronology’s MAM Platform Features Advanced Metadata Functionality

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 31, 2015 – Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge media-centric workflow solutions, highlights its ability to support rich metadata within its complete digital media asset management (MAM) system at NAB 2015 (Booth SL12517). Pronology‘s MAM software places a large emphasis on organizational metadata for clear categorization of assets throughout the entire production cycle. “The tools within the Pronology ...

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5 top reasons to join DAM New York

Don’t forget: BBEAT100 saves you $100 for DAM New York 2015 and £100 for DAM Europe 2015 Learn how to procure and implement a DAM system that best suits your organization’s needs and what you need to do to ensure its continued success. Hear detailed case studies from established broadcast organizations including Home Box Office Inc, Showtime Networks Inc, truTV, ...

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Cobham takes on American Ninja Warrior

NAB 2015, Booth: C7412: Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance, the RF specialist company, has announced the use of ten simultaneous RF video links comprising of SOLO H.264 ENG Transmitters, SOLO BTX SD Broadcast Transmitters, and PRORXB receive stations, for the upcoming seventh series of American Ninja Warrior, an action-packed series that follows competitors as they tackle a series of challenging ...

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SGL, a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has today announced its integration with high-speed file transfer software provider Aspera. Using the latest version of SGL’s FlashNet archive solution, broadcasters and content owners can now transfer media to a private or commercial cloud at a guaranteed speed benefitting from an additional means of ...

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Rascular, the leading supplier of PC-based multi-device master control, has today announced that it will be highlighting its Helm manual control solution at NAB 2015. Rascular has already completed an installation of the technology to control Harmonic’s Spectrum ChannelPort™ and Grass Valley Encore routing with SI and reseller Heartland Video Systems.   Rascular’s flagship product Helm provides PC-based manual control ...

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Codex Action Cam Proves A Revelation For DP Phedon Papamichael ASC GSC

Codex Action Cam enables new creative possibilities and high-quality footage blends easily with 4K Codex ( has revealed details of how Oscar-nominated cinematographer, Phedon Papamichael ASC GSC, deployed dual Codex Action Cam point, shoot and record packages on a TV branding film for the new Infiniti QX50 luxury compact SUV. Using the tiny Codex Action Cams to shoot handheld location ...

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Sneak Preview of Cantemo Portal 2.1 at NAB

Las Vegas, 31st March 2015 – Cantemo has announced it will be showcasing a sneak preview of the upcoming Cantemo Portal 2.1 on its booth (#SL14811) at NAB from 13th – 16th April. Cantemo Portal intelligently manages media files throughout the entire lifecycle, from ingest through production, to distribution and archive, ensuring media is available at the right time and ...

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Gefen Connects Broadcast Beat Studios

When I was considering a system that could access and control video anywhere over my network at Broadcast Beat Studios, Gefen was the first and foremost company for the job. For the distribution and matrix switching combinations I had in mind for the studio, I wanted to be able to tie my network together and be able to access everything ...

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