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Megahertz to Showcase One-of-a-Kind, All-IP OB Truck at IBC 2019

  Built and delivered by Megahertz, Spiritland’s new 18-tonne luxury OB truck will take centre-stage on systems integrator’s IBC stand   London, UK, 19 July, 2019: Megahertz Ltd, the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, will be showcasing Spiritland Productions’ one-of-a-kind, large format, versatile sound and video outside broadcast (OB) truck at its IBC stand 12.F20, between 13-17 September, 2019 (Rai, Amsterdam, Netherlands).   Based on an 8.5m box-body Mercedes Benz Antos rigid chassis with coachbuilding handled by Spectra Specialist Engineering Ltd., Spiritland Productions’ ...

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Shotoku Hits the Heights with Ceiling Mounted Rail System and On-Air Proven Robotic Pedestal with Unparalleled Control Features

Shotoku Hits the Heights with Ceiling Mounted Rail System and On-Air Proven Robotic Pedestal with Unparalleled Control Features Company’s tried, trusted and globally embraced robotic systems including ceiling mounted tracks with elevation and fully robotic XY pedestals, share the stage with new manual tripod systems Sunbury, UK – 11 July 2019 – Shotoku Broadcast Systems, international manufacturer of high-quality, easy-to-use, robust and reliable robotic and manual camera support systems, will be showing off its industry-leading technology at IBC by highlighting its globally adopted SmartRail ceiling mounted robotic track system in Stand 12.E42. SmartRail, which can also be configured for floor ...

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Medialooks to Unveil Significant Upgrades to Both Video Transport and Software Development Lines at IBC2019

Medialooks to Unveil Significant Upgrades to Both Video Transport and Software Development Lines at IBC2019 Enhancements Set New Standard for Video Transport Capabilities; and the Company’s SDKs Get Additional Support for Advanced and Emerging Formats Kaliningrad — July 17, 2019 – Medialooks, provider of ground-breaking low-latency video transport streaming solutions for remote production, and a source for software developers seeking quick, easy and reliable software development kits (SDKs) to build industry-leading products has announced plans to launch additions and significant upgrades to both business units at IBC 2019. Extending its remote video production solution, Medialooks will introduce the European market ...

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Avid Expands Audio Control Surface Portfolio to Better Address Needs of Smaller Facilities and Project Studios

Avid Connect Live, NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2019 – At Avid Connect Live Nashville at Summer NAMM 2019, Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) unveiled two new audio control surfaces—the Avid S4 and Avid S1— for professionals at smaller facilities and project studios. These products provide the industry’s most integrated, powerful yet affordable solutions and will be available in late 2019. Avid S4 brings the power and workflows of Avid’s industry-leading Pro Tools | S6 control surface to budget-conscious audio professionals and small- to mid-size music and audio post facilities in an ergonomic and more compact package. The Avid S1 delivers the unparalleled ...

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Avid Brings Music Distribution to a Quarter Million Avid Link App Users

Avid Connect Live, NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2019 – At Avid Connect Live Nashville at Summer NAMM 2019, Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) introduced AvidPlay, a new music distribution service for its Avid Link app that enables artists, producers and music labels to easily and affordably get their music heard on the world’s most popular streaming services. With AvidPlay, artists can distribute their music tracks and albums to hundreds of streaming services worldwide, including Spotify, Pandora, Google Play Music, Amazon Music, NetEase, Gaana, Anghami, Deezer, iHeartRadio, and many more, and keep 100 percent of the rights and earnings. Music creators simply purchase ...

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KRK Systems Launches Groundbreaking Audio Tools App

CHATSWORTH, CA, JULY 18, 2019 – KRK Systems, part of the Gibson family of brands, introduces its revolutionary KRK Audio Tools App for iOS and Android. This free suite of professional studio tools includes five useful and professional analysis-based components that work with any monitor setup, and one powerful tool (EQ Recommendation) that helps acclimate the new KRK ROKIT G4 monitors to their individual acoustic environment. In addition to the EQ Recommendation tool, the app also includes a Spectrum Real Time Analyzer (RTA), Level Meter, Delay and Polarity Analyzers, as well as a Monitor Align tool that helps users set their monitor ...

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Youngster builds powerful workflows with BLG

    LONDON — 18 July 2019: One of London’s newest high-end finishing houses, Youngster, is delivering uncompromised quality thanks to FilmLight’s unique BLG workflow. Youngster is using the innovative setup to provide seamless, renderless content exchange between Flame VFX, Avid editing and the Baselight grading and finishing suite. The BLG workflow is already being used on commercials including those for Treatwell and Mulberry as well as music videos for the likes of Joji, whose Sanctuary promo received over 14 million hits on YouTube in its first few days.   Baselight’s core architecture retains the original camera footage throughout the ...

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Studio Technologies’ Model 5412 Audio Interface Leveraged by Top Polish Sports Broadcaster

WARSZAWA, POLAND, JULY 18, 2019 – Sebastian Pawlak launched Pawlaki Pro Audio to distribute audio products to top broadcasters in Poland, including the popular Eleven Sports Network. When a longtime supplier stopped offering a popular audio mixer/distribution product, Pawlak turned to Studio Technologies, manufacturer of professional audio, video and fiber-optic solutions. The company offered to add a software-based feature to support his need using the Model 5412 Audio Interface, a Dante®-compliant platform that provides excellent audio quality for Audio-over-Ethernet (AoE) network applications. Pawlak needed to replace an analog audio interface used with cameras and associated control units that carried 4-wire ...

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The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Implements Matrix’s Media Ad Sales Platform Across All Platforms and Markets

Matrix, the only global ad sales platform built for media, today announced that The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group will implement their Monarch media ad sales platform across all television, radio, online properties, throughout all of their markets. The enterprise-wide adoption of the platform will deliver the Canadian broadcaster the connected transparency needed across their teams that will allow for a holistic view of data while simultaneously providing them the ability to automate processes throughout their workflow – saving both time and money. The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group was in search of a solution that would enable them to identify, track, ...

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Magewell Unwraps Powerful New Features and New Model in Ultra Stream Encoder Family

Enhancements include browser-based remote control and optional mobile broadband support, while new configuration expands benefits to users with SDI sources July 18, 2019 — Nanjing, China: Magewell’s Ultra Stream HDMI standalone streaming encoder has earned industry and customer acclaim for making live streaming remarkably easy even for non-technical users, from church volunteers and educators to corporate marketers and live event organizers. The company today announced powerful upgrades that expand the encoders’ versatility into more applications, plus a new Ultra Stream model for customers with SDI-based video sources. Magewell will showcase the new features and Ultra Stream SDI model in booth ...

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ATEME partners with Eurovision Services to trial watermarking solution at international football event

ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, worked with Eurovision Services, the first choice media services provider for media organisations and sport federations around the world, on a proof of concept to trial an innovative watermarking solution in June 2019 during a major international football event in Paris, France. The proof of concept used BISS-CA, an enhanced, secured standard of the BISS protocol with dynamic rolling keys support for encryption, to help broadcasters in the fight against piracy during a three-day trial at the event. BISS-CA managed the In-Band assets and added ...

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Insight TV Launches Fourth Installment of Power &… With Power &…Football Series That Airs on September 19th

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has commissioned a 4th series of its popular short-form, multi-episode and topical documentary-style series, Power &…, which portrays ordinary people with extraordinary lives. The new show, called Power &… Football, which launches on Insight TV on September 19th, illustrates how football unites the world unlike any other sport. From London to Cambodia, Italy to Miami, Power…& Football profiles the players, fans and coaches of this much loved sport, breaking down language and culture barriers with just a leather ball. The show spotlights several football talents ...

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TAG Video Systems to Highlight Expanded IP Workflow Tools and Application-Centric Feature Sets at IBC 2019

TAG Video Systems to Highlight Expanded IP Workflow Tools and Application-Centric Feature Sets at IBC 2019 Upgrades and enhancements will provide deeper value across Live Production, Playout, Distribution, and OTT video applications Tel Aviv – July 16, 2019 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Multiviewers, Probing and Monitoring solutions has revealed plans to demonstrate its flagship MCM-9000 at IBC 2019 with an expanded feature set that will provide more efficient IP workflow tools to better manage complex configurations. In addition, the Company will build on its unique ability to provide a 100% Software, 100% IP ...

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La Grange Post Chooses JMR SHARE Networked Storage Server as Central Storage Hub for Facility

JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, announced today that southern California based La Grange Post had chosen the company’s BlueStorTM SHARE Networked Storage Server as their central storage hub, in addition to adding JBOD expansion for 200TB capacity to power future growth. La Grange Post, which opened its doors in 2008, provides content companies and producers with a variety of services ranging from digital conversions and deliveries, to video/audio editing and color correction, to audio/video restoration, foreign tracks conforming and film-to-video transfers. The facility and its customer centric staff, with experience in broadcast, theatrical, corporate AV ...

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Cucumber & Company Buys JMR SHARE Networked Storage Server to Centralize Storage Needs

JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, announced today that Beckley, West Virginia based Cucumber & Company has purchased the company’s BlueStor SHARE Networked Storage Server with 160TB capacity as their central storage repository for Mac based Final Cut Pro and After Effects projects. Cucumber & Company, which opened its doors in 2003, provides businesses and producers with a variety of services that include video production, web design, multimedia marketing, and graphic design throughout the Mountain State and nationwide. The company touts an experienced customer centric team comprising of video editors, camera operators, drone pilots and live ...

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disguise Powers Longest Ever AR Centered Broadcast at Opening Ceremony of 2019 Pakistan Super League

The Pakistan Cricket Board started the 2019 season with something truly spectacular. Right before the first match, an awe-inspiring opening ceremony took place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium – but this was unlike any event ever seen in the tournament’s history. Broadcast to over 50 million people around the world, the 60-minute Pakistan Super League opening ceremony combined mind-blowing augmented reality graphics with live performances from global acts, including iconic 70’s funk band Boney M, Pakistan’s Junoon and solo stars Fawad Khan, Young Desi, Aima Baig and Shuja Haider. Event management company ITW Trans Group collaborated with specialists in ...

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MTI Film Granted Patent for Tool that Aids Dolby Vision HDR Packaging

HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film, maker of the CORTEX family of set-to-screen workflow software solutions, has just been awarded US Patent 10,349,097 for its Graphical Editing Solution for HDR Metadata. The software tool provides a simple way to ensure that HDR metadata is properly aligned with associated HDR video. It saves time and eliminates errors in preparing feature film and television content for delivery in formats including Dolby Vision™ HDR. MTI Film’s Graphical Editing Solution for HDR Metadata is designed for use within CORTEX after the color-correction phase of post-production. When films and television shows are color corrected, it is common, and ...

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Jeri Palumbo Discusses her Impressive Career, eSports and the Future of Audio Mixing

Q: Can you provide some background on who you are and what you do? A: I have nearly 30 years of technical experience, ranging from live audio engineering of major league sports and entertainment broadcasts to being a recording engineer/producer and arranger, where it all started. I also have a background in IT technology and dabbled as an Avid editor.  My first real job, though, was in marketing and merchandising for Radio City Music Hall.    Q: How did you get into the broadcast audio business? A: As a composition orchestration major at Juilliard, I was hired to do an ...

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