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Announcing VRLA 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights

The Biggest Immersive Tech Event of the Year Returns May 4-5, Exploring “A New Reality”  Experience next generation immersive technologies and explore “A New Reality” at VRLA, the leading virtual and augmented reality expo, May 4-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Industry-leading companies sponsoring this year’s expo include Intel, Dell, Qualcomm, VIVEPORT, Microsoft, Neurogaming and OptiTrack, as well as ...

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Epic Games’ Unreal Engine Brings High Fidelity Real Time Graphics to Broadcaster Platforms

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine latest 4.19 release will be showcased at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas, NV, April 9-12. Unreal Engine is being leveraged to enable high fidelity real time performance in broadcast production workflows for weather, episodic programming, location-based immersive entertainment experiences and more. Demos of Unreal Engine will be available in partner booths including: Avid SU801, Brainstorm ...

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Supersphere to Debut 12G Glass-to-Glass Multi-Geometry Flypacks for Live VR/360° Streaming at NAB Show

At this year’s NAB Show, leading VR/360° production studio Supersphere will be debuting 12G glass-to-glass flypacks optimized for live VR/360° streaming. These cutting edge multi-geometry (mesh/rectilinear/equirectangular) flypacks can handle 360°, 180°, 4K, or HD production and seamlessly mix and match each geometry, and includes built-in VDN (video distribution network) encoding and delivery for live streaming to any platform or custom ...

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OptiTrack Motion Tracking Helps Power Drone Choreography for “Quantum Chromodynamics” Art Installation

Immersive art installation “Quantum Chromodynamics” challenges the notion of man versus machine, illustrating how the two can work in concert. Fusing technology with human movement in a brilliant display of digital art, it visualizes the physics theory used to describe the interaction between particles that make up composite hadrons. Drones, suspended in air and controlled by an OptiTrack motion tracking ...

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Scripps Networks Interactive Goes Full Cloud with Thinkbox Deadline and Amazon Web Services

Scripps Networks Interactive is the leading developer of lifestyle content across TV, digital, and emerging platforms. With brands including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel under the Scripps umbrella, it collectively engages more than 190 million consumers each month. Based in Knoxville, TN, the company’s Design and Motion Services department keeps busy year round, creating broadcast ...

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AJA Delivers FS-HDR v2.0 Software

Enables Greater Control Over Color Processing and HDR Conversion, Transforms and Expands Camera Format Support Grass Valley, Calif. — Today, AJA released v2.0 software for its FS-HDR converter/frame synchronizer, for real time HDR transforms and 4K/HD up, down, cross-conversion. FS-HDR v2.0 software introduces intuitive new parametric controls that allow users to fine tune the look of final transforms in FS-HDR, and ...

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VRLA 2018 Passes Now Available

Experience “A New Reality” May 4-5 at the premier tech expo from the future Los Angeles, CA (January 31, 2018) — Passes to VRLA 2018, the world’s largest immersive and transformative technology expo, are now on sale! Experience how VR, AR, and other emergent technologies are creating a positive new future for the world on May 4th and 5th, at ...

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Globacore Scales Up to Large-Scale Multi-Player VR with OptiTrack

Digital experience agency Globacore specializes in the design and development of emerging technologies for experiential marketing. Founded in 2004, the award-winning creative technology company prides itself on being a facilitator of the recently possible, so naturally, it was an early adopter of virtual reality (VR) technology, backing the original Oculus Kickstarter. With a DK1 in hand, Globacore completed its first ...

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AJA and Avid Team Up On Avid Artist | DNxIP Hardware Interface

New Device Based on AJA Io IP Technology Streamlines Professional I/O with Avid Media Composer for IP Workflows Chiba, Japan, Inter BEE Booth #7308 — AJA Video Systems today announced that it has collaborated with Avid® to develop Avid Artist™ | DNxIP™, a new hardware interface option for Avid Media Composer® users that supports high frame rate, deep color and ...

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AJA Unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt™ 3 at Inter BEE 2017

Delivers Flexible, Mobile I/O for Broadcast IP Pipelines Chiba, Japan, Inter BEE Booth #7308 — AJA Video Systems today announced the new Io IP capture and output device for broadcast IP workflows. The portable device simplifies the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0, and supports high frame ...

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RCS LaunchPad Powers Premier League Match Analysis for YouTube Series ‘The Kick Off with Coral’

“The Kick Off with Coral” recently launched on YouTube Live to more than 500K views, with digitally enhanced football match analysis powered by Reality Check Systems’ (RCS) LaunchPad touchscreen sports graphics solution. Produced by Formidable Productions and sponsored by betting powerhouse Ladbrokes Coral, the new show provides pre, post and live Premier League match commentary from hosts True Geordie and ...

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AJA Partners with Avid to Develop Avid Artist | DNxIV Hardware Interface

New Device Based on AJA Io 4K Plus Extends Audio and Video I/O Options for Avid Media Composer Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 — AJA Video Systems today announced a technology partnership with Avid® to design and manufacture Avid Artist | DNxIV, a new hardware interface option for Avid Media Composer®. The Thunderbolt™ 3 capture and output device offers the ...

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AJA openGear® 3G-SDI Multi-Mode Fiber Cards Debut at IBC 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 — AJA Video Systems announced today that it has added new 3G-SDI Multi-Mode fiber extender cards to its line of openGear® compatible video and audio rack cards for use in openGear frames and AJA’s OG-3 2RU frame. openGear is Ross Video’s open-architecture, modular frame system supported by a diverse range of equipment manufacturers. The new ...

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AJA Announces HDR10+ SDK Support for KONA 4, Io 4K, Io 4K Plus and Corvid 4K Developer Cards

Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.F11 (September 15, 2017) — AJA Video Systems today announced support for HDR10+ in the developer SDK for the company’s award-winning video and audio I/O products that support 4K workflows. This new development will be demonstrated at IBC with pre-release SDK software supporting the dynamic metadata that HDR10+ delivers. “With dynamic metadata, picture quality can ...

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AJA Debuts Ki Pro Ultra Plus Firmware v2.0 with HLG and HDR10 Support at IBC 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 (September 15, 2017) — At IBC 2017, AJA Video Systems announced new v2.0 firmware for the Ki Pro Ultra Plus multi-channel HD recorder and 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player. The new update enables the latest HDR formats with HLG and HDR10 playback, and adds support for recording and playing ProRes 4444 XQ up to 2K60p, ...

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AJA Introduces New FiDO 12G SDI/Optical Fiber Mini-Converters at IBC 2017

Unveils 12G Fiber Transceiver and Single/Dual-Channel Transmitters/Receivers; Announces Price Reductions for Hi5-4K-Plus and 3GM Mini-Converters Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 (September 15, 2017) — At IBC 2017, AJA Video Systems unveiled a new line of FiDO 12G to Fiber/Fiber to 12G Mini-Converters. New price reductions have also been announced for the Hi5-4K-Plus (3G-SDI to HDMI 2.0) and 3GM (3G/1.5G ...

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