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Driving Content into our Cars

Driving content into our cars The  global automotive infotainment market is expected to reach $40.17 billion by 2024 as a result of rising consumer demand for in-vehicle entertainment. Improved connectivity and the implementation of 5G are paving the way for futuristic in-car services, including the widespread availability of multimedia and entertainment services – leading to the development of more sophisticated infotainment systems than ever. In addition, the rise of autonomous driving is giving passengers more free time to consume entertainment than previously possible. All these factors are creating more opportunities for the content industry to reach consumers in places where they ...

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Vislink Displays Complete Offering of Aerial- And Ground-Based Live Video Surveillance Systems at Milipol Asia-Pacific 2019

SINGAPORE, MARCH 20, 2019 — Vislink will be showcasing its range of downlink, satellite and wireless camera solutions at Milipol Asia-Pacific 2019 (Booth 1540) in Singapore April 2-4, 2019. Among the solutions on display will be the following: the updated Airborne Video Downlink System (AVDS), which now comprises the new TSM-2020 Transport Management System; the Advent MSAT tri-band satellite terminal; and a wide variety of Vislink wireless transmitters, such as its IMTDragonfly, ETP-4, ETV-5 and ETM-6. Milipol Asia-Pacific is the region’s leading international event for homeland security. Vislink’s AVDS is an integrated suite of downlink transmitters, receivers and antennas that ...

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Cartoni launches new Master 25 fluid head in iconic black and gold design at NAB 2019

Rome, Italy (March 21, 2019) – Cartoni, the Italian leader in premium camera supports for the broadcast, film and pro-video industries, is proud to announce the launch of the new Master 25 fluid head at NAB 2019 (Central Hall, Booth C9020). The Master 25 is a robust, yet lightweight fluid head designed to support the latest cameras complete with long lens, viewfinders, prompters and pan bar controls for new studio production as well as OB/ENG/EFP applications, with a payload capacity of up to 30 kg (66 lbs). It continues Cartoni’s line-up of premium yet affordable products geared for professionals. “The ...

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V-Nova and Xilinx® launch high-quality PERSEUS™ dense transcoder and accelerator

• Solution natively delivers live 4Kp60 encoding on a single FPGA card or accelerates existing HD software and hardware codec workflows by a factor of 4x. • PERSEUS Plus provides up to 50% compression efficiency at 4x the density of previously available solutions coupled with broad consumer device support. • PERSEUS solution offers support for FFmpeg workflows and is available as a bundle with the Xilinx Alveo™ card for private cloud and on-premise deployment. London, UK and San Jose, US – 21 March 2019 – V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, and Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) the leader ...

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24i Media Acquires StreamOne

Fast-growing video app developer strengthens and extends its innovative technology stack. 24i Media, one of the industry-leading video app developers, has extended its platform’s capabilities by the acquisition of StreamOne, the young and innovative media technology provider that fuels the video applications of one of the largest publishers in the Netherlands, TMG. With the acquisition, 24i gets full access to the cutting-edge knowledge and technology of StreamOne, strengthening its capabilities to integrate with its strategic partners like OVPs and streaming video providers, and to optimize the end user experience. This is 24i’s third acquisition in twelve months. It is part ...

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Chesapeake Systems Expands Northeast Team with Two Industry Veterans

BALTIMORE (March 20, 2019) — Chesapeake Systems, the premier workflow solutions architects for highly advanced media technology systems in media and entertainment, has added industry veterans Chris May and Peter Price to the company’s Northeast team. May serves as Director of Business Development and Price has assumed the role of Director of Solutions Architecture. “Chris and Peter bring the ideal complement of skills and experience to further the value we bring to our clients,” says CEO Jason Paquin. “They both have a thorough understanding of the business and creative needs that face our clients, along with extensive technical and product ...

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Miller to Present New Product Lineup at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 20, 2019 — Miller Tripods Ltd., a leader in the production of innovative camera support solutions, will showcase a full lineup of new products at NAB 2019 (Booth C8721), including the 75 Sprinter II 2 Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod, the debut of its HDC Tripods, a new line catered for cinematographers, as well as two new camera plates. “We are excited to debut this innovative product lineup to broadcast and cinema industry professionals at this year’s NAB show,” says Charles Montesin, global sales and marketing manager, Miller Camera Support, LLC. “Our new products have been designed to ...

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FingerWorks and neo 360 to Present Collaborative Sports Broadcast Solution at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 20, 2019 — FingerWorks™, the number one live telestration software used by professional sports broadcasters, has partnered with neo 360, a revolutionary touchscreen technology video control company, to bring a new feature to the world of sports analysis. Combining the best of both companies’ technologies — FingerWorks’ ReVu solution with neo 360’s touchscreen control units, the resulting interface provides users with a complete telestration, graphics and touchscreen solution for seamless on-air broadcasts. FingerWorks will demonstrate this latest system at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL6412). Using the real-time telestration features of FingerWorks’ ReVu solution, live sport and ...

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ENCO to Showcase Automated Captioning Advances at 2019 NAB Show

Enhancements to enCaption solution bolster renowned accuracy, performance and machine learning abilities, while new deployment options optimize IP-based workflows Southfield, MI, March 20, 2019 – ENCO is coming to the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas with a bevy of new advances in its award-winning enCaption4 automated captioning solution. Just weeks after introducing new configurations that bring the benefits of captions to radio audiences for the first time, the company will unveil enhancements that further improve enCaption4’s renowned performance and deployment flexibility for television broadcasters, OTT service providers and AV professionals. ENCO will demonstrate these developments in booth N2524. Providing ...

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GatesAir Embedded HD Radio Importer and Exporter Solutions Power Radio Strategy at 2019 NAB Show

Now shipping, FMXi 4g solution is available in three configurations; GatesAir also adds 7.5kW model to Flexiva transmitter range CINCINNATI, March 20, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will unveil three configurations of its now-shipping Flexiva FMXi 4g embedded HD Radio solution at the 2019 NAB Show. Available as a single Exporter/Importer or as separate Importer and Exporter systems, the IT-based solution eliminates the maintenance of older hardware-based components while integrating the critically important function of HD Radio Diversity Delay. GatesAir will also expand its Flexiva brand of FM and ...

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ZEPLAY Returns to 2019 NAB Show with More Powerful Server and Lower Price Point

Instant replay innovator lowers system price, cuts server footprint and weight by 50 percent, and substantially reduces energy consumption, leveraging solid-state drives with no moving parts BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA, March 20, 2019 – The ZEPLAY instant replay server from ZEPLAY LLC returns to the 2019 NAB Show with its most significant design transformation to date – a 2RU server that translates to a lower upfront cost and reduced ongoing cost of ownership. The new ZEPLAY R7 server design reduces the footprint by half, returning valuable rack space to customers while reducing weight and energy consumption. The transformative redesign of the ZEPLAY ...

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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 20, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna ...

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Tightrope’s Cablecast Community Media to Preview New Direct-to-VOD OTT Workflow at 2019 NAB Show

New features for standalone VOD publishing and live streaming bring platform’s efficient, turnkey online and OTT distribution to customers without cable channels MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, MARCH 20, 2019 – Visitors to Tightrope Media Systems’ 2019 NAB Show suite at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel (Hospitality Suite 739) can experience a sneak preview of upcoming direct-to-consumer publishing features that bring the Cablecast Community Media platform’s rich online and OTT distribution capabilities to a broader range of content producers. Building on Cablecast’s robust, efficient workflow for automating everything from cable playback to streaming delivery, version 6.7 brings turnkey VOD and live stream publishing ...

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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 20, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna ...

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Qligent to Highlight Multi-Platform Compliance Monitoring and Analysis Innovations at 2019 NAB Show

Demonstrations to include North American debut of customer-empowering As-Run schedule correlation tools for faster and easier identification of issues MELBOURNE, Florida, March 20, 2019 — Continuing to help broadcasters and service providers easily meet regulatory requirements and expanding audience expectations, media delivery quality assurance innovator Qligent will highlight the expanding compliance recording and analysis capabilities in its Vision monitoring system in booth N4215 at the 2019 NAB Show. Intelligently aggregating extensive data from multiple points in the content delivery chain, Vision’s compliance capabilities provide customers with deeper insights that allow them to more quickly identify and address the root cause ...

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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 20, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna ...

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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions

Venture-backed Company Announces VFX Industry Veteran Mark Tobin as CEO Mountain View, CA (March 20, 2019) – Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development. DeepTrack is powered ...

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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions

Venture-backed Company Announces VFX Industry Veteran Mark Tobin as CEO Mountain View, CA (March 20, 2019) – Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development.  DeepTrack is powered ...

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