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And the Winner is…. IBC honors ARM at #IBC2015

The International Honour for Excellence 2015 is the highest honor IBC bestows, and this year it is awarded to a technology and its creator, ARM.  The technology is something we use every day and nearly all day — the processors in our smartphones and tablets. ARM’s technology is Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) architectures. RISC-based technology means that a processor ...

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AccuWeather Remembers the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina remains the costliest natural disaster and one of five deadliest hurricanes in the United States.  Katrina first made landfall on August 25, 2005, at Hallandale Beach and Aventure in Florida.  It weakened into a tropical storm and moved into the Gulf of Mexico.  From there, it strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane, then weakened before it made a ...

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Netgem to Showcase #TelcoTV Innovations at #IBCShow

Netgem, a provider of #TelcoTV will be demonstrating how its platform and latest innovations can satisfy end-user needs while shortening time-to-market, adding new revenue streams and reducing overall operational costs. In July, Netgem announced the addition of Netflix to their list of services on the Netgem platform. At IBC in September, Netgem will demonstrate an advanced set of personalized and ...

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Broadcast Solutions Delivers Broadcast and Multimedia Infrastructure to Otkrytije Arena

Spartak Moscow’s Otkrytije Arena – Broadcast Solutions GmbH Successfully Delivered Broadcast- and Multimedia-Infrastructure Bingen, Germany, 18 June 2015 —Broadcast Solutions GmbH successfully planned and delivered state-of-the-art broadcast- and multimedia-infrastructure to Otkrytije Arena, the new home of football club Spartak Moscow. The arena should enable its investors to develop new revenue streams by using flexible and modern technology. Additionally all technology had ...

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Broadcast Solutions presents the complete family of Streamline OB Vans

Bingen (Germany), 29 April 2015 — Broadcast Solutions GmbH presents the newly completed Streamline family of OB Vans that includes five different versions. The Streamline product family consists of pre-engineered OB Vans that come in five different versions: 4 to 16 cameras. All Streamline OBs are pre-engineered and nearly “off-the-shelf” OB Vans that can be delivered within a short period ...

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Panasonic Announces Presentation Schedule for #NABShow @PanasonicUSA

Panasonic announced today its schedule of presentations for its exhibit (#C3607, Central Hall) during the 2o15 NABShow. Presentations will run from Monday (April 13th) through Wednesday (April 15th) during the convention. At 11 a.m. daily, Michael Cioni, CEO of digital production company Light Iron, will present on the production and postproduction advantages of the newest Version 3 firmware of the VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder for UHD productions.  ...

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Adobe Creative Cloud Updates Revealed at NAB 2015 #NABSHOW

Adobe is revealing deep releases across their family of products in Creative Cloud that revamp the historical serial workflow and allow new ideas to be inserted throughout the creative process. These updates will be shown at NAB Show 2015. Focusing on three main themes, with Premier Pro as the anchor point, Adobe is releasing new technology to create more dynamic ...

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Celebrities Everywhere! #NABSHOW

One of the many great benefits of attending the 2015 NAB Show is the opportunity to see big names in the industry that you have only heard or read about.  This year’s show has a great line-up of luminaries from all aspects of the industry. “American Sniper” Cinematographer Tom Stern  Yesterday, it was announced that Tom Stern, cinematographer for “American ...

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Our SPROCKIT 2015 NAB Show coverage continues with profiles of the second group of market-ready startups who are providing innovative and disruptive technologies to the broadcast marketplace. Psychability provides cross-media analytics to household TV and online video.  Their proprietary model allows measurement across many dimensions in real time.  Psychability’s household modeling is based on conventional TV audience research and is optimized ...

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SPROCKIT at the 2015 NAB Show is once again showcasing the rising stars in the broadcast world.  These hand-selected entrepreneurs show promise with disruptive solutions that solve some of the tough problems in the ever evolving media and entertainment industry.  These energetic companies will have the opportunity to collaborate with decision makers and influencers in the industry as they showcase their innovative products. ...

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Media Motion Ball #NABSHOW

Get ready for another exciting MediaMotion Ball held in conjunction with the 2015 NAB Show.  This year’s event will be held Monday, April 13th at the Monte Carlo Hotel.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the main event beginning at 6:50 p.m.  Broadcast Beat is once again a media sponsor for this great event. Now in its 18th year, the ...

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Connected Media | IP #NABSHOW

Connected Media|IP offers an amazing multiscreen viewing experience at the 2015 NAB Show.  Located in the North Hall, this destination explores the technologies that enable audiences to “receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere.” Attend seminars and visit the exhibits to get the knowledge and tools you need to deliver awesome multiscreen experiences. Twenty-two exhibitors will have ...

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AJA CION™ Field Upgradeable Update Available Now #NABSHOW

AJA Video Systems has a new firmware release (v1.1) for the new CION™ 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD production camera.  The CION began shipping in January, and the software update increases the Exposure Index and offers improved highlight handling capabilities. “CION is a breakthrough camera system with many unmatched features at an incredible price point,” says Nick Rashby, president, AJA Video Systems. ...

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Camera News! #NABSHOW

The 2015 NAB Show is the perfect place for companies to reveal new products and updates.  We have been watching for the latest speculation from camera manufacturers and will keep you up to date as the possibilities roll in. Panasonic has scheduled a news conference for  April 13th at the 2015 NAB Show.  They are expected to announce a new ...

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Panasonic’s VariCam Announcements #NABSHOW

Stop by the Panasonic booth (C3607) at the 2015 NAB Show for news about the VariCam ® 35 4K and VariCam ® HS.  The announcements will feature improved workflow and increased functionality. The latest announcement is the availability of a free firmware upgrade for both models that incorporates ProRes 422 HQ support for HD recording. The VariCam 35 4K will add ...

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Hitachi SK-UHD4000 4K Camera #NABSHOW

Hitachi will demonstrate its new 4K broadcast camera at the 2015 NAB Show.  The portable SK-UHD4000 is a 4K Ultra-HDTV camera system that uses standard 2/3-inch B4 mount HDTV lenses. This is the first time that HITACHI Kokusai will show this camera at an NAB show.  Be sure to stop by booth #SL3910 for a closer look. This camera’s use ...

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