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Good VR Content Isn’t Just Entertainment It’s Personal Experience

While studios and distributors around the globe push out new films, series, mini-series and content to fill the insatiable entertainment demands of folks; they just have a hard time figuring out how they’re going to make huge profits from VR (Virtual Reality), which seems to be a solo adventure.   But there’s a cadre of experienced, experimenting filmmakers who are ...

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Embracing the Cloud Revolutionizes Managed Broadcast Services

By K.A. Srinivasan, Co-founder of Amagi The global media landscape is changing rapidly with the advent of new technologies and evolving audience needs. The boundaries are blurring between the traditional TV broadcast and new-age platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Also, as the millennial generation takes over the mantle of largest audience group, the geographical demarcation of content might ...

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From localisation to delivery: Creating 500 assets for War for the Planet of the Apes

Marketing assets are fundamental in enticing the ticket-buying public to watch a film but in the digital age their global delivery has become complex. The abundance of both traditional and digital platforms on which content is consumed, along with a variety of country-specific regulations and the need to keep assets secure from pirates means that the creation and distribution process ...

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We Are So Busy with Our Connections, We’re Alone

  “I love you. I really love you.” – Molly Jensen, “Ghost,” Paramount, 1990     When my dad was alive, he was one of those never-connected people.   I offered to get him a computer for his home in the Midwest, pay for the connectivity and even get him some local training.  He could get online and “visit the ...

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Vislink Receives $400,000 Order for HEVC 4k UHD HCAM Wireless Camera Systems from Broadcast RF

SARASOTA, FL, OCTOBER 27, 2017 – xG Technology, Inc. (“xG” or the “Company”) (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 today that its Vislink business has received an order worth $400,000 for 10 HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) 4K UHD HCAM ...

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One Minute of Video is Worth 1M Plus Marketing Words

            “Wait a minute! Wait. I’m having a thought. Oh, yes. Oh, yes. I’m gonna have a thought. It’s coming… It’s gone.” – Big Boy Caprice, “Dick Tracy,” Touchstone Pictures, 1990   If you think the broadcast industry is in a state of disruption with linear TV folks trying to figure out how they’re going to compete with the organizations ...

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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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More, Better Content Drives Demand for Better, Faster Service

“Transportation is a precise business.” – Frank Martin, “The Transporter,” Eurocard, 2002     “Jeezz, this thing is slow!”    Our son was complaining about downloading a TV show from Hulu.   It took about 10 seconds before it began streaming.   I bit my tongue and refused to say, “You think you’ve got it tough?   I can remember…”   ...

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VMP Features New Deeper 12U Wall Rack Enclosure at 2017 ISC East

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Oct. 18, 2017 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that the new ERWEN-12E750 19-inch wall rack enclosure will be featured during ISC East 2017, held in New York from Nov. 15-16 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, booth # 633. ...

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Media Links to Showcase IP Media Gateway with Hitless Protection & New Features for MD8000 at NAB NY 2017

At NAB New York, booth N624, Media Links will showcase its new MDP 3020 IP Media Gateway, designed for economically transporting and receiving video and audio over a standard IP network at bit rates for excellent quality and minimal network bandwidth. Media Links is a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and manufacturer of media over IP transport solutions for ...

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Lumens Newest PTZ with 20x Optical Zoom!

The new VC-A51S HD PTZ camera from Lumens certainly gives consumers in several different marketplaces the enjoyment of excellent image quality in environments such as broadcasting, medical, corporate and education. The PTZ camera comes with a 20x optical zoom, Full HD, 1080p, 60fps resolution. It supports 3G-SDI, and DVI-I interface with allows for two simultaneous image output sources. This is ...

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New M&E Industry Advances Put Viewer in Charge

“We know we don’t want anything extraordinary to happen to Jonathan. We’ve already agreed on that. No accidents, nothing unnatural. The game was created to demonstrate the futility of individual effort. And the game must do its work.” – Bartholemew, “Rollerball,” MGM, 1975   Between the sessions at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media Communications and Entertainment Conference and ...

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Canon Lenses Bring Home a 2017 EMMY!

Canon lenses have a long tradition of being extremely reliable and have been the front runners in breakthrough technology innovation for a number of years. The innovations that this leader in digital imaging solutions provides to our field will be recognized at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for its complete line of 4K field production zoom lenses. ...

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Technology that Brings Us Together Also Drives Us Apart

“I knew, somehow, that I had to stay alive. Somehow. I had to keep breathing. I stayed alive. I kept breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise.” – Chuck Noland, “Cast Away,” 20th Century Fox, 2000     First, it was Al Gore inventing the Internet. Then, Tim Berners-Lee came up with the Web.   Finally, we were able to ...

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Wohler Debuts IP Updates to its iAM Series Monitoring Solutions at NAB NY 2017

NEW YORK, OCTOBER 3, 2017 – Reflecting the continuing movement in broadcast and production facility infrastructures to IP technology, Wohler Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video, audio and data monitoring solutions, will be demonstrating its latest product updates supporting SMPTE ST 2110 IP transport standards at NAB NY 2017 (Booth N125). Wohler will be spotlighting its IP-capable iAM Series including ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Finishes Eight Films Screening at the New York Film Festival

NEW YORK— Eight films screening at the 55th New York Film Festival received post-production services through Technicolor PostWorks New York. Among them is the Woody Allen film Wonder Wheel, the festival’s closing night selection. The others include the Main Stage selections The Florida Project, Lady Bird and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), and the documentary features Arthur Miller: Writer, ...

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