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Deluxe Promotes Long-time Company 3 and EFILM Executives Jackie Lee and Dave Grove


-Grove named SVP, Global Feature Sales- -Lee joins Enterprise Sales team as SVP to support clients across Deluxe’s full creative services portfolio- Los Angeles, CA – January 11, 2017 – To support clients of its creative services as they address expanding content opportunities worldwide, Deluxe has promoted two long-time executives into new roles. Dave Grove, former SVP of Sales for ...

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Russ Robertson Returns to Deluxe to Support Growing Demand for Company’s TV Post Services


Los Angeles, CA – January 9, 2017 – Deluxe announced today that long-time Deluxe post-production sales executive Russ Robertson has returned to the company as SVP of Sales, Encore New York, to support the growing demand for its TV post services in the region. With scripted original series reaching a record number of 455 in 2016 and more shows delivering ...

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Mekajiki Launches Production-Proven Boardfish Page Layout Tool for Storyboarding


Mekajiki Inc. released its first commercial software application Boardfish. A stand-alone page layout application designed specifically for storyboarding, Boardfish instantly assembles panels into a professional storyboard layout with the flexibility to easily edit and customize layouts. Developed as an in-house tool at San Francisco-based design and production company Swordfish, Boardfish is the first tool being productized through Mekajiki, Swordfish’s sister ...

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AJA KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router Now Available


AJA Video Systems is taking orders for KUMO 6464, its new compact 3G-SDI router with 64 3G-SDI inputs and 64 3G-SDI outputs for high quality, cost effective signal routing in a small form factor. Extremely compact in design, KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of broadcast, production, post and AV environments. ...

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Deluxe Continues Investments in Technology for Global Video Delivery

Acquires Vericom AB; Enables Higher Quality IP Transport of Live Video, Sports, and Large Files at Lower Latency (Deluxe) today announced the acquisition of Karlstad, Sweden based technology firm Vericom AB, an innovator in the IP technology space enabling the transport of crisp, uninterrupted video including rich video formats such as 4K. Deluxe has been working with Vericom AB on ...

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AJA Releases Desktop Software v12.5 for KONA™, Io™ and T-TAP™

Grass Valley (November 14, 2016) — AJA Video Systems today released Desktop Software v12.5 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP family of video and audio input/output devices. The v12.5 update adds new support for Apple® Final Cut Pro® X 10.3, Adobe® Creative Cloud® (2017), MXF files, increases streaming capabilities, adds SMPTE 2022-7 support for the KONA IP, and helps enable ...

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AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra v2.0 Firmware with Support for Avid DNxHD


Data Integrity of Recording with Ki Pro Ultra, Ki Pro Rack and Ki Pro Quad Ensured via Ki Protect Feature Grass Valley — AJA Video Systems today released v2.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra, adding Avid DNxHD support to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and playback device. Available now as a free software download, Ki Pro Ultra v2.0 enables users ...

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Deluxe Taps Former Google Language Services Head Derek McKellar as President, Deluxe Localization


McKellar will lead recently formed division serving the fast growing global market for video localization Los Angeles, CA (November 1, 2016) — Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) has named former Google Head of Global Language Services Derek McKellar President of Deluxe Localization. He joins the Company to lead the new organization formed by Deluxe’s recent acquisition of cloud-based workflow ...

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Deluxe Acquires Sfera: Adds Cloud Platform to Propel Deluxe Localization to Top of Fast-Growing Global Content Industry


-Sfera’s innovative technology powering Deluxe’s leading Creative and Delivery offerings forms underlying technology platform for seamlessly globalizing video content- -New division to be led by Former Google Head of Global Language Services Derek McKellar- Los Angeles, CA (October 31, 2016) — Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe), solving creative and technology challenges for content creators and distributors for 100+ years, ...

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Leading Pan-European AV Rental Company, AED Group, Upgrades Inventory with 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultras


AV industry solutions provider and equipment rental house AED recently upgraded its inventory with the purchase of 20 AJA Ki Pro Ultra video recorder and playback devices. With offices located in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, AED is committed to providing its customers in professional AV with affordable solutions tailored to meet every budget. “We’ve been offering ...

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Professional Graphics Operator James Stevens Uses AJA Corvid 88 with Ross XPression System to Boost Live Graphics Streams


AJA Video Systems’ Corvid 88 video and audio I/O card for developers is supported in the new Ross XPression Quad Real-Time Motion Graphics System. Longtime XPression user James Stevens is an LA-based graphics operator and early adopter of this latest Corvid 88-powered configuration. “I’ve been using the XPression for several years and it has always been a powerful graphics system. ...

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AJA Hires Robert Stacy as Asia Pacific General Manager


Industry Veteran to Oversee AJA Sales and Marketing Across Region Grass Valley, CA (October 18, 2016) — AJA Video Systems has hired Robert Stacy as the company’s new Asia Pacific General Manager, based in Tokyo, Japan. Stacy joins the team with more than two decades of experience in the digital video technology business. “I have had many years of experience ...

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