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Enhanced Virtual Reality Creative Film Tools Being Released into the Wild

“We cling to memories as if they define us, but they don’t. What we do is what defines us.” – Dr. Ouelet, “Ghost in the Shell,” Paramount, 2017     Normal people don’t know – or care – about the difference between a CPU (central processing unit) and a GPU (graphic processing unit).   They simply want to use their ...

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The Right Content on the Right Device at the Right Time

“You’re gonna close your eyes on world war 3 or you’re gonna saddle up and save the entire damn world.” – Hobbs, “The Fate of the Furious,” Universal Studios, 2017     ATSC (Advanced Television Standards Committee) 3.0 hasn’t been implemented globally quite yet; but it is well established in Korea – in preparation for the Olympics; and is slowly ...

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TV Is Evolving to Meet the Needs of Content Producers, Viewers

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity.” Charles Dickens, “Tale of Two Cities”     Last weekend, instead of idly relaxing, I made myself think…I read a book.   Yes, it ...

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Appear TV Presents X20 Module at CommunicAsia 2017

SINGAPORE, MAY 18, 2017 – Appear TV will be showcasing its X20 Module at CommunicAsia 2017 (Stand 1M2-01). Appear TVs X10/X20 ultra-high-speed video networking solution is a quantum leap forward for operators distributing content over IP. Capable of handling virtually any processing requirement, ranging from distribution, contribution to DTH transmission, it is a purpose-built hardware appliance created for longevity, density ...

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PANASAS COMPANY HIGHLIGHT AND STATE-OF-THE-INDUSTRY VIEWPOINT

Panasas, Inc., an award winning enterprise computer storage company that always turns heads, is this month’s company highlight story. Its innovative ActiveStor® parallel storage technology using hybrid scale-out network attached storage (NAS) leverages their patented PanFS® storage operating system and DirectFlow protocol® to deliver performance and reliability at scale from an appliance that is as easy to manage as it ...

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4K, HDR Were Fast, Beautiful and Took Up a Lot of Space at NAB

“One thing I’ve learned from Dom is that nothing really matters unless you have a code.” – Brian O’Conner, “Fast & Furious,” Universal Pictures, 2009   While there was a lot of excitement at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show; there was also an underecurrent of uncertainty on the rapid changes taking place in the industry.   The unquestionable ...

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Building Business For the Sake of Art

2017 NAB Show Submission by Sean Devereaux The artist mentality: keeping creativity at the core ZERO is our Boston and LA-based visual effects studio. We specialize in high-end invisible VFX that melts into the background, on titles that range from Patriots Day to Ghostbusters. It all started from my basement. I partnered up with co-founder Brian Drewes, establishing a team ...

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Vislink Unveils All-New HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD Camera Transmitter at NAB 2017

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 25, 2017 – xG Technology, Inc. (“xG”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW) a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that its Vislink and IMT business units unveiled the new HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD camera transmitter at NAB 2017 (Booth C8008). Coinciding with the ...

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dotstudioPRO and Source Digital Collaborate on an Activation Platform to Deliver Branded Content to Streaming Media

PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 24, 2017 – Source Digital, a leading technology product and service provider specializing in monetization strategies around digital content, is collaborating with dotstudioPRO to allow enterprises and brands to directly deliver streaming video for the OTT market to create a fully immersive viewing experience. The self-service, activation platform will allow dostudioPRO to generate new revenue streams for its customers ...

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ATEME Powers AMC Networks International CE Primary Distribution

PARIS, MIAMI, SINGAPORE, APRIL 21, 2017 – ATEME today announced that AMC Networks International Central Europe, a subsidiary of AMC Networks, has selected the ATEME TITAN transcoding solution to improve video quality and optimize connectivity between their video headend and service providers carrying AMC channels. AMC Networks International CE has also deployed the ATEME Kyrion encoder and decoder to set ...

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Panavision Millennium DXL Camera to be Showcased at NAB 2017

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (April 20, 2017) – Panavision, the motion picture industry’s most respected designer, manufacturer and provider of state-of-the-art cinema lenses and high-precision camera systems and innovative post production technologies, will bring its Millennium DXL 8K Camera to the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas. Technology leaders from Panavision and its ...

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Two Alone Together…Balancing How Lives Can Change in a Flash

If takes a lot of original thinking, creativity and hard work to make a suddenly alone love story stand out; and Geoffrey Orthwein and Andrew Sullivan – cowriters/directors – keep you involved throughout their newest film, Bokeh, that will expand to 13 theaters across the country on April 14th. For people who don’t know what Bokeh means (which was me ...

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30,000 Feet Up & 2200 Miles to 2017 #NABShow

…And away we go! Our Fort Lauderdale crew is now thirty-thousand feet up in the air and we’re on our way to “Sin City” – Las Vegas, Nevada! NAB Show HERE WE COME! As usual, my level of excitement won’t let me settle-down, so I’ve started blogging while on the plane! (This is DEFINITELY a bad habit, but at least I’m not ...

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Behind the Scenes Production of Invisible the Episodic VR Series

Jolting Beginning – When the opening scene of the film is you looking up from inside an open grave, you get the idea that the Invisible VR production might be a little different … it is.    For the past four years, we’ve watched VR (Virtual Reality) grow from a fun curiosity into a wide ranging informational, educational, entertainment solution.  ...

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NAB Show Will Offer Special Session Taking A Look The Development Of “Games Of Thrones”

The 2017 NAB Show will provide an exclusive look at the development of one of TV’s most popular shows during the session, “’Game of Thrones’: Behind the Scenes With Filmmakers” on Monday, April 24 in Las Vegas. Part of the Creative Master Series and produced in partnership with the Motion Picture Sound Editors, the panel will include producers and creative ...

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Can Content Creators & Facilities Keep Pace with New Large File Media Workflows?

HUDSON, MA (April 12, 2017) – This year more than any other, NAB is a showcase of the latest technology and business developments in high-resolution content creation. Whether it’s UHD, HDR or VR production, throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center’s halls, NAB’s exhibitors will respond to seismic changes within the broadcast and electronic media industries with a renewed emphasis on ...

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