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Five for Co. Uses Blackmagic Design for MR and VR Creation of new Circle of Saviors Game

Fremont, CA – February 5, 2018 – Blackmagic Design announced today that Five for Co. Ltd. has built a system for their new original interactive VR game, “Circle of Saviors,” using Blackmagic products, including ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K and ATEM Television Studio HD. The game includes one of the first introductions of Mixed Reality (MR) technology, which allows for ...

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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel

Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers. Fremont, California, USA – February 1, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features ...

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Royal Caribbean International Upgrades Ship Productions with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Royal Caribbean International upgraded two of its cruise ships last year with Mica™ integrated production switchers. The new systems are used during cruises to produce multi-camera coverage of various events, which are broadcast live across the ship and replayed throughout the voyage. When Serenade of the Seas was in dry dock in November, ...

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Broadcast Pix Announces End-of-Year Cyber-Switcher Sale

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced its Cyber-Switcher Sale, a year-end sales event featuring special pricing and on the company’s Flint™, Granite™, and Mica™ integrated production switchers. All systems ordered by Dec. 31 will include free options and technical support worth more than $3,000. Each new system will include a license for robotic camera control, which is available for ...

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Broadcast Pix Cloud-Based Control Production Switcher, BPswitch, Now Shipping

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – BPswitch™ integrated production switchers, the FX4 and FX6 models, from Broadcast Pix™ are now shipping. This series allows live production via cloud-based control from a traditional control room or anywhere a browser-based interface can be accessed via a tablet, smart phone or laptop. Using the company’s BPNet™ IP ecosystem, powered through the ioGates cloud-based media management platform, ...

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Broadcast Pix and JVC Multi-Camera Production System Bundle Saves Customers More Than $3,000

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced a partnership with JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, that saves customers more than $3,000 on a multi-camera production system bundle through Dec. 31, 2017. With the purchase of any Broadcast Pix Flint™ integrated production switcher and at least two JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ video production cameras, customers will receive ...

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Wake County Improves School Board Meeting Coverage with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced the Wake County Public School System, based in Cary, N.C., is using its new Granite™ 1000 integrated production switcher to produce live coverage of its school board meetings. Installed in July, the new switcher is part of a facility upgrade in the central office facility that included new PTZ cameras and an improved ...

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NewTV Upgrades to Full HD Production for City Council Meetings with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Newton Media Center (NewTV), the Emmy Award-winning community media center serving Newton, Mass., upgraded its City Hall meeting coverage last spring with a new Mica 500 integrated production switcher. The PEG (public, education, government) operation was recently provided with three HD channels by RCN, and now provides full HD coverage of its city council meetings. ...

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FOR-A’s New Cost-Efficient HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

FOR-A®’s latest solution in its popular line of HANABI video switchers, the HVS-490 HD/4K-UHD unit, is now shipping. Offering an extensive feature set in a compact unit, the new HVS-490 production switcher offers 4K-UHD and 3G capabilities, and is designed for use in any live environment, including mobile shoots, events, and in-house corporate productions. Numerous customers in both North and South America ...

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Polk County Produces Board Meetings, Studio Programs with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Polk County Government TV in Central Florida installed two Mica™ 1000 integrated production switchers in March for its extensive coverage of government meetings and studio productions. Stephen Barnes, PGTV producer, said the upgrades to both control rooms were essential, as PGTV staff was spending too much time and money trying to find and replace ...

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Chelmsford TeleMedia Produces Local Election Coverage Efficiently with Broadcast Pix Granite Switcher with Rapid CG

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Chelmsford TeleMedia (CTM), a local access station serving Chelmsford, Mass., used its Granite™ 5000 integrated production switcher with optional Rapid CG software to produce live coverage of the town’s April 4 election returns. According to Dan Silvia, technical producer for CTM, the show was over in half its scheduled time because the process for sharing results ...

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Broadcast Pix BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Earn Best of Show Award at NAB 2017 from TV Technology

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced its new BPswitch™ family of integrated video production switchers received NewBay’s Best of Show Award, presented last month at the 2017 NAB Show by TV Technology. BPswitch features the industry’s first comprehensive control-over-IP platform, allowing full access to switching, CG, clips, robotic camera control, and more from anywhere via tablet, smartphone, laptops, and traditional control ...

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Broadcast Pix Partners with NewBlue to Add Motion CG Software to Broadcast Pix Switchers

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced an agreement with NewBlue, an innovative titling and video effects company based in San Diego, to include its high-end CG engine in Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers. Titler Live powered by NewBlueFX produces resolution independent 3D text and graphics, as well as motion graphics animations. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate its new graphics capabilities at ...

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City of Durham Takes First Step Toward HD Production with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced the City of Durham, N.C., has upgraded to a Granite™ 1000 integrated production switcher for coverage of its bi-monthly city council and monthly planning commission meetings. Vivian Cruz-O’Doherty, government television manager in the city’s Office of Public Affairs, said the new switcher is Durham’s first step toward upgrading its meeting coverage to HD production. The city ...

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FOR-A Expands Popular 1 M/E Switcher Series with HVS-100 Express

Cypress, CA – FOR-A Corporation of America will show an expansion of its popular 1 M/E HVS-100 video switcher series at the 2017 NAB SHOW. FOR-A will introduce the cost-effective HVS-100 Express in booth C5117 during the show. With a list price of $7,900, the HVS-100 Express is controlled via any tablet, handheld or laptop type device with a web browser as opposed to ...

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Compact Size and Extensive Feature Set Mean Less Equipment Needed for Live Production with New FOR-A Switcher

NAB Introductions to Include Low-Cost Switcher with Ability to Support up to 10 Inputs and Seven 4K Outputs Cypress, CA – FOR-A will introduce the HVS-490 live HD/4K-UHD multiple effects production switcher; HVS-100TB2 interface; MBP-200TB2 SDI Gateway with Thunderbolt™ interface; and FVW-700 HD/4K-UHD telestrator. Held from April 22-27 this year at the Las Vegas Convention Center, FOR-A will exhibit in NAB ...

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