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Small Screen Viewing is Becoming a Very, Very Big Deal

“Be still my dog of war. I understand your pain. We’ve all lost someone we love. But we do it my way!” – Humongus, “The Road Warrior,” Kennedy Miller Productions, 1981   The first thing you discover at IBC is that TV isn’t dead. It has just morphed into a dizzying array of ultra-confusing solutions … that’s right, everyone has ...

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  The Forum will also release UHD guidelines version 1.4, leveraging feedback from early HDR deployment planning.   IBC SHOW, Amsterdam – September 14, 2017 – The Ultra HD Forum, the global organization defining industry best practices for the introduction of technologies to facilitate ultra-high-definition (UHD) television experiences, will present member-company demonstrations, including (for the first time) live high dynamic ...

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FilmLight releases Baselight 5.0 ahead of IBC2017

[13 September 2017] Rest of product range to follow soon with next generation colour from 5.0 At IBC2017, FilmLight is celebrating the formal release of Baselight 5.0, as well as exhibiting the 5.0 colour tools across its entire product range. Offering over 50 new features, version 5.0 has been comprehensively put through its paces over the last year on a ...

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Imagine Communications and BT Collaborate on UHD Contribution Demonstration at IBC 

    Practical application of visually lossless compression delivers high-quality, high-efficiency live sports connectivity AMSTERDAM, Sept. 12, 2017 – Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, is collaborating with BT’s Media & Broadcast division on an industry-first demonstration at IBC2017 (Amsterdam RAI, 15 – 19 September). The two companies will show how visually lossless, low-overhead TICO ...

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The Refreshing View of Immersive Content

“You have no idea what you have unleashed.” – Dr. Henry Jekyll, “The Mummy, 2017,” Universal   Developing, delivering, and using a new technology like VR isn’t easy; but gawd, is it fun.   At IBC, we’ll see – and hear from – people who can see it, almost touch it.  And we’ll hear a ton of naysayers.   They’ve ...

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Espial Launches Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform for European Operators at IBC2017

OTTAWA, Canada — Aug. 29, 2017 — Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial will introduce its Elevate cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) video platform to the European market at IBC2017. With Elevate, IPTV, cable, and OTT operators can leverage a proven, multitenant cloud platform that has been successfully deployed by 40 North American customers. In the face of OTT ...

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Flowbox VFX Platform releases Rotoscoping v1.5 w/ After Effects export, Educational and Floating options as well as partners with Mocha.

Flowbox, the creator of a node-based VFX platform focused on Rotoscoping, has just released a big update with Advanced Display Settings, LiveQC, and most importantly a long sought after Export to After Effects. The export generates keyframes and animation compatible with the newest AE. Since the release of Rotoscoping 1.0 at the end of 2016, the Flowbox team has been working ...

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SMPTE® Hollywood Section Elects New Officers and Managers

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, has announced the results of its 2017 Section Elections. Newly elected to one-year terms as Hollywood Section officers are Jim DeFilippis as Section chair and Steve Wong as secretary/treasurer. ...

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Phillip Grossman Goes Into The Exclusion Zone!

Philip Grossman’s seven year quest in the abandoned landscape of Chernobyl, Ukraine has the real life adventure feel of a Sherlock Holmes meets Indiana Jones. The Science Channel series, MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: CHERNOBYL’S DEADLY SECRETS, premiering Thursday, August 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT is a must see so start making the popcorn. The series will have Grossman investigating the ...

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LYNX Technik Makes 12G SDI for 4k a Reality at IBC 2017

LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, shines a focus on 12G SDI for 4k/UHD workflows at IBC 2017, stand 8.C70. Ultra high definition (UHD) requires a system that can transfer data at a rate of 12 Gbps, over a single coaxial cable or optical fiber. At IBC, LYNX Technik will be ...

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More, Better Content; More Screens… Now Comes Delivery

“You’re gonna get me in trouble AGAIN. You’re the worst shopping partner EVER.” – Ofglen, “The Handmaiden’s Tale,” MGM, 2017     Just recently enjoyed what has become one of my annual “gotta watch” activities–Discovery Channel’s Shark Week.   It’s a great program because it shows that sharks really aren’t the mindless killing machines movies have made them out to ...

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Foccus Digital presenting the Soliton Zao-S H.265 mobile encoder at SET EXPO 2017

Foccus Digital and Palma International Technology will be presenting the Soliton Zao-S H.265/HEVC encoder at the SET EXPO 2017 from August 22- 24 in Sao Paulo.  Ultra lightweight, compact and portable, Zao-S can be body mounted or connected to bikes, cameras, or drones allowing users to stream high quality video even in challenging bandwidth situations.  Soliton’s Zao-S is ideal for ...

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There are Still a Few Obstacles to Smooth, Beautiful OTT Viewing

“Practice. Plenty of practice.” – Miss Spalding, “The High and the Mighty,” Warner Bros., 1054   If you want to punish your kid today; you don’t ground them, don’t send them to their room, don’t take away their Big Wheel, don’t withhold their allowance.   Nope, you cut them off from the Internet – no streaming TV, no computer, no ...

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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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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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