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Go Soft or Die – How a Software Defined Infrastructure Enables Studios to Keep Pace with Changing Technology and Business Requirements

The following article was written by Barry Evans, CTO Pixit Media   The era of “fast food” post production is finally upon us.  Clients want their content fresh, they want their content cheap and they want their content now. And from a format and resolution perspective, they certainly want it ‘their way’. Now, that’s not to say these demands have ...

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Premier Aerial Cinematography Firm Takes to the Skies with FUJINON 25-300mm Cabrio Zoom

Wayne, N.J. – Shooting car chases, rocket tests, and flying action hero scenes from thousands of feet in the air requires a camera/lens combination that’s sturdy, flexible and sharp. For one of the world’s top aerial cinematography companies, Hawthorne, CA-based Gyron Systems International, a division of Wolfe Air Aviation, Ltd., those requirements led them to pair the 25-300mm Cabrio zoomfrom FUJIFILM/FUJINON ...

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TVLogic’s NAB 2018 Line-Up to Highlight Native 4K Displays

  NAB Booth SL1205 Click to schedule a visit to TVLogic  Other highlights to include 55”OLED model and expanded high-end LCD monitors   Burbank, CA – TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, is returning to NAB 2018 with an expanded range of UHD/4K monitors, a 55” precision OLED monitor, and additional display sizes to extend ...

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Project Engineer

Position: Project Engineer Company: Mackin Consultancy Location: Sunnyvale CA US Mackin Consultancy has an immediate opening for an Architectural Project Engineer: Datacenter Designer in the Sunnyvale, CA area. The ideal candidate: Has a positive, can-do attitude and a willingness to overcome unique design challenges Are familiar with how design affects construction and possess the ability to learn from construction visits ...

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Smart Things Still Don’t Play Well Together

                “Now clear your minds. It knows what scares you. It has from the very beginning. Don’t give it any help, it knows too much already. – Tangina, “Poltergeist,” MGM, 1982     Ever since we bought The Clapper, we’ve been working to make our home smarter; and it hasn’t been an easy or fun journey.   Our ...

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A Unifying Approach to the Storage Demands of Media & Entertainment

Today’s Challenges for Post Production, Visual Effects and Playout Workflows Today’s broadcast and post production environments are faced with a multitude of challenges, from complex and difficult to integrate ecosystems to increased pixel depth/frame rates to the evolving IP-video landscape. Chief engineers and IT administrators in many cases must integrate MAM, VFX, grading, transcoding, rendering/compositing workflows with make do cobbled ...

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ClassX Updated Support for Bluefish444 Epoch and KRONOS Video I/O

ClassX applications updated for direct SDK integration with Epoch and KRONOS video hardware North Melbourne, Australia, March 21, 2018 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, announces upgraded support for Bluefish444 Epoch and KRONOS video hardware by ClassX  for LiveBoard software. ClassX LiveBoard is ...

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Riedel Intercom System Shines for ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ at the Grand Palais

WUPPERTAL, Germany — March 21, 2018 — Riedel Communications‘ intercom systems have taken center stage for “Singin’ in the Rain,” the first musical ever presented within the famed Grand Palais in Paris. Directed by Robert Carsen, this version of the popular musical originally opened at the Théâtre du Châtelet theater and opera house and then moved to the Grand Palais when ...

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TriCaster TC1 Product Spotlight By Broadcast Beat

Broadcast Beat reviews the new TriCaster TC1 by NewTek. The most complete production system available today, TriCaster TC1 represents the

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FireFly Cinema Unveils FireVision, a New Cloud-based Collaborative Workflow Solution for Film Production Teams

PARIS, March 20, 2018 – At NAB 2018, on booth C11125 (Flanders Scientific) FireFly Cinema, a developer of affordable software for digital workflow from film set dailies processing to postproduction color grading and finish, will unveil FireVision, a new cloud-based application designed to help production teams easily share comments, tag videos, color data, and resolve issues from any location. The ...

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Osprey Video Announces Raptor 12G and HDMI 2.0 PCIe Capture Cards

DALLAS — March 20, 2018 — Osprey Video today announced the launch of the Raptor I/O family, the newest generation of Osprey’s PCIe cards. The Raptor family includes a wide array of solutions, from 3G-SDI to 12G-SDI cards with up to eight inputs to HDMI 1.4 and 2.0 cards in single- and multi-input configurations. With Raptor, users can ingest video ...

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Gravity Media Group continues its global growth with acquisition of Germany’s Genesis Broadcast Services

Rental house will become Gearhouse Broadcast Germany and provide complete range of production capabilities to Northern Europe  Gravity Media Group (GMG), the global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, has acquired German broadcast equipment rental house, Genesis Broadcast Services. This acquisition is the latest in a series of strategic moves by GMG, the owner of Gearhouse Broadcast. It ...

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Soliton Systems and M2MBlue collaborate on global data offering

Amsterdam, Netherlands – 20 March 2018 –  Soliton Systems, the lead manufacturer of mobile live streaming solutions for public safety and outside broadcast applications, have announced a partnership with M2MBlue, an European leader in providing tailor made solutions for high volume data transfer over wireless and LTE/4G connections.   Soliton Systems, a Japanese technology company, manufacture solutions to live stream from cameras over multiple 3G or 4G LTE networks ...

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Wazee Digital CTO Greg Loose and BASE Media Cloud MD Ben Foakes to Address Sports Archiving at Broadcast TECH’s Sports Tech Innovation Seminar

Participating in IBM Aspera Panel, Greg Loose and Ben Foakes to Present ABB FIA Formula E Championship Use Case for Multicloud Service DENVER — March 19, 2018 — Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that the company’s CTO, Greg Loose, will be a panelist for the Broadcast TECH Sports Tech Innovation seminar, ...

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Umedia Applies Finishing Touch to SXSW Favorite “Prospect”

Vancouver—Post-production finishing for Prospect, the acclaimed feature debut from directors Zeek Earl and Christopher Caldwell, was completed at Umedia in Vancouver. The film, which is co-produced by Depth of Field, The Realm and Ground Control and had its world premiere this month at SXSW, has drawn rave reviews for its genre-bending tale of a teenage girl and her father who ...

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See the InSync difference: UHD standards conversion at NAB2018

With 4K production, HDR and higher frame rates very much points of discussion at NAB 2018, the need to maintain the highest possible media quality for international distribution has never been greater. InSync now has a wide range of products to meet your conversion requirements, from stand-alone software through to plug-ins for the worlds most popular NLEs. FrameFormer, InSync’s high-quality, ...

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