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ODMedia Uses ATEME’s TITAN File to Complement its High Quality Encoding Facility

ATEME announced today that its video transcoding software TITAN© File is being used by ODMedia, a leading European video on demand full service company, to provide extra features to its high-quality encoding facility.   TITAN File is based on ATEME’s Fifth Generation STREAM© compression engine and delivers the highest video quality at the lowest possible bitrate with accelerated parallel processing. ...

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Canon Burbank Becomes Reality

I recently had the honor of visiting Canon’s newest (12,000 square ft.) facility, “Canon Burbank” – The Professional Technology & Support Center located at 3400 West Olive Ave., Burbank, California and conveniently located near The Burbank Studios and Warner Brothers. Canon Burbank has all latest tech and what’s exciting is that this facility is open to the Hollywood community! What does this mean? Educational events, ...

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CANON U.S.A. OPENS ADVANCED CINEMA INDUSTRY RESOURCE FACILITY FOR STUDIOS AND POST

New Professional Service & Support Center in Burbank, Calif., Becomes Dedicated Location for Studios, Post-Production Facilities, Suppliers and Professional Organizations Continuing its support of professional clients in the filmmaking and still imaging communities, Canon this week officially opened its doors to its newest Professional Technology & Support Center in Burbank, California. Evolving from what began at Canon‘s original Hollywood facility, ...

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Tedial Tackles IMF Workflows and Storage Virtualization at SMPTE 17 Australia

Company Applies SMPTE Standards to IMF Solution for End-to-End Workflow and Demos its New Revolutionary Storage Management System   Malaga, Spain — Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist will take its IMF solution and new Augmented STorage (AST) system to SMPTE 17 Conference & Exhibition in Australia, the region’s premier forum for Broadcast, Media and Entertainment technology. The ...

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axle Video Raises Performance and Affordability Bar for MAM Solutions

This month’s company highlight focuses on one of the industry’s fastest growing companies, axle Video. Founded by industry veterans Sam Bogoch (CEO), Patrice Gouttebel (Product Manager) and Steve Ryan (Lead Engineer), formerly of SeeFile, in mid-2012, the company’s vision was to develop a MAM (Media Asset Management) solution geared to the needs of the many thousands of smaller video teams ...

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AVIWEST IBC2017 Exhibitor Preview

AVIWEST, a leading provider of live video contribution and primary distribution systems over bonded cellular and unmanaged IP networks, is exhibiting at IBC2017 in Amsterdam to showcase the latest developments for its digital mobile newsgathering ecosystem. Sept. 15-19 Amsterdam AVIWEST — Stand 2.B31 Key Product Updates New Uplink System Revolutionizes Live Video Remote Production A key highlight at IBC2017 will ...

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Shooting On Film Made La La Land A Work Of Art

Late to the game, I finally saw La La Land and was impressed and surprised by the original creativity of this film. Unlike other recent films released and churned out by the Hollywood film machine, La La Land possesses cinematic virtues that are unmatched in this creative wasteland we call ‘contemporary film’. As a film director and photographer, I relished ...

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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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Almatel Kazakhstan Launches New HEVC DTH Service with Harmonic

SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 13, 2017 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that the largest cable operator in Kazakhstan, Almatel Kazakhstan, operating under the brand name Alma TV, has augmented its cable television service with the launch of a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television platform using the latest generation HEVC video compression solution ...

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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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VITEC Leads Streaming Market Innovation at InfoComm 2017

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — May 18, 2017 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, will demonstrate its broadcast-grade integrated IPTV and digital signage platform, EZ TV; a new generation of the industry’s most advanced, high-quality HEVC codec for the MGW Ace end-to-end 4:2:2 HEVC encoder and decoder solution; and its House of Worship Multi-Site Streaming Solution ...

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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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VITEC Solves Streaming and Media Requirements at BroadcastAsia2017

PARIS — May 9, 2017 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announced today it will feature the award-winning, industry-first broadcast-grade EZ TV integrated IPTV and digital signage platform; the end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC MGW Ace encoder and decoder streaming solution; and 4K HEVC MGW Vision encoder and MGW Ace decoder at BroadcastAsia2017, May 23-25, ...

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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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