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Rodeo FX Expands to Munich!

Montreal-based visual effects studio Rodeo FX has expanded its network with the opening of an office in Munich, Germany. This marks the first European studio for the company. The new facility, is located in the heart of beautiful Munich, Germany, and will certainly provide the gateway to a specialized market in the Maxvorstadt district. The new studio will be managed ...

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Lawo mc²56 Audio Consoles Upgrade the Zurich Opera House

The Zurich Opera House upgrades both the sound control room and auditorium space with the highly advanced Lawo IP mc²56 mixing board for the 2017-2018 opera and theater season. The new Lawo mixing boards offer 48 faders in the control room along with a 32-fader console with a 16-fader extender which is connected to the hall console and 16-fader front ...

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CoreMelt’s Black Friday Deals Aren’t Over Yet!

CoreMelt’s awesome Black Friday sale is still available through December 1st and you definitely need to take advantage of their incredible offers on motion templates! The VFXMarket section features 50% off their collections that pinpoint and feature Fashion, Technology, Real Estate, and Weddings in retro styling and illustrated pen and ink! Also, CoreMelt isn’t stopping there. Receive all CoreMelt plugins ...

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Sony Video Series: LMD Monitor Tech Tips featuring Joseph Schimizzi

Learning through the video portal is a wonderful way to expand a person’s knowledge in fully understanding complicated studies. Sony Professional has brought us a wonderful technical video series on the inner working for their own camera products and now are launching the LMD monitor series featuring Joseph Schimizzi, an engineer with Sony, who I had the pleasure of long ...

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The New ZeeVee Look!

With 10 years of consistent and reliable service, and over 2 million displays running industry proven solutions (for some high profiled clients) across nearly every vertical market on five continents, ZeeVee, Inc. is re-branding it’s identity with a new logo and website. “2017 marks an important milestone for our company,” stated Bob Michaels, CEO for ZeeVee. “ZeeVee has long been ...

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Product Spotlight: Artist DNxIP from Avid

The built in partnership of AJA and powered by Avid‘s MediaCentral, the Avid Artist | DNxIP (available Q1 2018) is the latest edition of the Avid I/O family of hardware interfaces that will provide the most comprehensive tools and workflow to the professional. This new portable interface will enable the big time broadcasters and large post houses to connect entire ...

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Product Spotlight: ATTO XstreamCORE ET8200

The highly anticipated ATTO XstreamCORE ET 8200 storage controller is now shipping. This top of rack controller enables multiple client servers to remotely access and share all SAS storage over Ethernet with a minor added latency of only 2 micro-seconds. The parallel processing capabilities of ATTO developed chipsets designed with xCORE™ Data Acceleration technology with multiple parallel I/O acceleration engines ...

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Product Spotlight: Tightrope Media Systems Cablecast 6.3

Tightrope Media Systems announced version 6.3 of their comprehensive CablecastBroadcast Automation platform Cablecast. The new capabilities will feature a new IP input support for Cablecast Flex servers which allows users to bring in live feeds from remote locations over cost-effective IP networks without requiring decoder hardware, while expanded channel branding abilities enable the keying of rich visual elements and messages ...

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Government Video Expo 2017 is Gearing Up!

Don’t miss the 22nd Annual Government Video Expo which the largest tech event for video, broadcast, and AV professionals in our Nation’s Capital! Attendees get hands-on with the latest video gear in an exhibit hall featuring suppliers, dealers and distributors. Also, attend free special events and networking opportunities to further their knowledge, career and agency mission. If you shoot, edit, ...

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Imagine Communications Powers TVB with Platinum IP3 Routers

The largest broadcaster in Hong Kong and the leader in Asian content production, Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), has selected Imagine Communications Platinum IP3 routers to power the core routing capability in both the technical control rooms for the live studios and the Ultra HD-ready outside broadcast truck (UHD OB Unit). “TVB is the biggest content producer in Hong Kong and ...

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Product Spotlight: Wohler Technologies- The AMP1-8-M Audio Monitor

The Wohler Technologies AMP1-8-M audio monitoring unit is the perfect fit for in-studio or remote applications. The unit provides up to eight SDI audio channels and provides awesome features such as: Adjustable volume and balance controls, clear display of levels and phase indications on bright 2.4-inch, LED-backlit LCD displays, user configurations can be created, saved and recalled through the intuitive ...

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Avid EUCON 3.7 Delivering Greater Control

The latest Avid EUCON 3.7 software update is delivering more upgrade enhancements by providing both the musician and the professional technician greater control and lighting fast workflows.  Powered by MediaCentral® the EUCON is an open software protocol, which enables seamless integration between any and all of the following control surfaces. Avid control surfaces and Pro Tools, Avid plug-ins, Avid Alliance ...

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@smpteconnect The Women in Technology Luncheon: Changing the Status Quo: Gender Bias in Media and Entertainment #SMPTE2017

HPA Women in Post and SMPTE Present: Women in Technology Luncheon Changing the Status Quo: Gender Bias in Media and Entertainment Featuring Madelime Di Nonno of the Geena Davis Institute Founded by Academy-Award® winning actor and advocate Geena Davis in 2004, The Institute is the first research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence ...

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2017 SMPTE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition Kicks Off! @smpteconnect #SMPTE2017

SMPTE 2017 Symposium Keynote Jeff Kember, Technical Director for Media in the Office of the CTO at Google The 2017 SMPTE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition is underway in Hollywood, CA. This exciting forum for all things technical that enhances the wonderful world of media and entertainment will be in full force from October 23rd through 26th. The powerful three ...

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The LiveU LU600 HEVC Next Generation Features

The LiveU LU600 HEVC is so much more than a portable web streaming device. This unit delivers incredible high quality video, transmission resiliency, and best of all data savings. The LiveU solution is extremely effective in challenging cellular environments and is the perfect choice for mobile journalists. The ultra-responsive 5.0 inch touchscreen as the display allows for easy functionality and ...

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Sony HXC Series 4K and HD-HDR Ready Camera System

The powerful Sony HXC-FB80 camera and HXCU-FB80 camera control unit is bringing professionals the ability to shoot for high-quality HD with a “future-proof” direction toward 4K and HDR productions. The HXC series camera systems is based on 3G-SDI platform with 1080/59.94p features. The system fits within the studio environment or live applications. The signal to noise ratio at -60dB with ...

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