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Kinotehnik Practilite lights the way for wedding filmmaker, 7th Floor Media

From Philadelphia to Toledo, wedding videographer Steve Staffan, owner and operator of Ohio-based 7th Floor Media, has been helping couples capture their forever moments for the past six years. As ‘The Knot’s 2019 pick’ for wedding videography, Staffan has built a positive reputation based on the quality of his cinematic wedding videos. 7th Floor Media’s 2018 Wedding Reel – 4K from 7th Floor Media on Vimeo. “Wedding videography has gotten very competitive. It would be easy to get comfortable shooting the same shots in the same way, but I always try to do something different. Of course, there are certain ...

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Insight TV Takes Combat Fighting to a New Level With Power &…Martial Arts Commission

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has commissioned Power &…Martial Arts, a 22 x 12-minute series that delves into the lives of everyday people with extraordinary stories. The show, which follows on from the popular first two series’ Power &…Extreme Athletes and Power &…Tech, centres around martial artists and will document the victories, defeats and struggles of these incredible individuals. The show was produced by KIEM. Throughout the series viewers are introduced to a variety of fighting pros and the show will focus on how they live, how they think and ...

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The Mandy Network: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. #NABShow @NABShow @TheMandyNetwork

The Mandy Network is the world’s largest creative community of actors, film and TV crew, theatre professionals, child actors, voiceover

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TBC Consoles: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. #NABShow @NABShow @tbcconsoles

Founded in 1988, TBC began with a specialty in broadcast and video production consoles including command centers, network operation centers

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US Broadcast: Pre-NABShow Video Interview. #NABShow @NABShow

Eric Pratt of US Broadcast chats with NAB Show LIVE about exciting announcements just before the big show in April!

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Emergent: Pre-NABShow Video Interview. #NABShow @NABShow

John Let of US Broadcast chats with Ryan Salazar of NAB Show LIVE about his excitement leading into the 2019

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Accedo: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. #NABShow @NABShow

Accedo is the trusted video experience transformation pioneer, improving the lives of video consumers by the hundreds of millions. They

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SGO Integrates AJA KONA 5 into Mistika Ultima Systems for 8K Production

12G-SDI audio and video I/O cards streamline 8K capture and playout with Mistika Ultima 8K Systems for live broadcast clients Grass Valley, CA (February 19, 2019) — AJA Video Systems today announced that post production software developer SGO has integrated AJA KONA 5 audio and video I/O cards into its full finishing and workflow solution Mistika Ultima, providing simplified and optimized 8K production for broadcast clients. Already deployed for live 8K broadcasts in Asia, the new Mistika Ultima 8K System provides a real-time finishing workflow for 8K Full UHD at 60p, even with uncompressed formats. It comprises an AJA KONA ...

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SMPTE Engages the Next Generation of Storytellers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Feb. 19, 2019 — SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, has completed a two-day meeting concentrated on bringing the next generation of technology talent into leadership roles within the Society. During the SMPTE annual strategic planning meeting, held on Feb. 10 in Palm Desert, California, SMPTE hosted seven rising industry members that served as advisors to the SMPTE Board of Governors. “With the approval of SMPTE‘s three-year strategic plan at our October 2018 Board meeting, SMPTE committed to a strategy that would attract, engage, and delight the next generation of motion picture, ...

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Veritone Announces Agreement That Enables Carson Entertainment Group to License and Distribute Content Through Digital Media Hub

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Feb. 19, 2019 — Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced an agreement with Carson Entertainment Group (CEG) to use Veritone’s digital asset portal, Digital Media Hub, to archive and license clips from the Johnny Carson Show’s 30-year history. Veritone added Digital Media Hub to its product offerings through its acquisition of Wazee Digital in August 2018. CEG is the television licensing company established by Johnny Carson in 1981 to control the rights to “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.” The entire Carson library of ...

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Videon Products at BVE 2019

At BVE 2019, Videon will showcase its latest innovations in live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and professional markets. The company will highlight two innovative new product lines: the VersaStreamer encoder and the award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder. New VersaStreamer Live Streaming Line Offering superior functionality and image quality at a price point that puts it in a league of its own compared to competing systems, the Videon VersaStreamer addresses specific applications within broadcast markets and pro AV. For houses of worship, corporate, sports, gaming, and live-event applications, VersaStreamer boasts maximum versatility as an all-in-one streaming and recording device. ...

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Interra Systems at CABSAT 2019

As OTT video consumption continues to grow, service providers around the globe are looking for ways to differentiate themselves from the competition, and boost subscriber satisfaction. What’s become clear: to succeed in the streaming environment, service providers must offer high-quality video and audio. As OTT video consumption continues to grow, service providers around the globe are looking for ways to differentiate themselves from the competition, and boost subscriber satisfaction. What’s become clear: to succeed in the streaming environment, service providers must offer high-quality video and audio. At CABSAT 2019, Interra Systems‘ product and technology experts will demonstrate how the company’s ...

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Broadpeak Business Grows in the APAC Region, Kenth Andersson Appointed Director of Sales

RENNES, France — Feb. 19, 2019 — Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that it is expanding its Asia-Pacific (APAC) office and has appointed Kenth Andersson as its new director of sales. Over the past year, Broadpeak has experienced strong business growth in the region thanks to widespread deployments of the company’s innovative multicast ABR, CDN, Android TV, multiscreen for satellite, and local cache solutions. In response to that growth, Broadpeak is currently hiring additional operational and support personnel at its Singapore location. “Kenth ...

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University of North Texas’ ntTV Student Television Upgrades Communications with Clear-Com

ntTV (North Texas Television), the student-run television station at the University of North Texas in Denton that was the recent recipient of the 2018 Broadcast Education Association’s National Signature Television Station award, has upgraded its studio communications with variety of Clear-Com® intercom solutions, including a HelixNet digital network partyline system and FreeSpeak II digital wireless intercom system. “We had two goals,” said Martin Dzurenko, Chief TV Engineer at ntTV. “We needed to replace an existing system that we had outgrown, and wanted to provide our students with the type of gear that they will use in the real world. All ...

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Sigma Showcases Top Gear for Wedding & Portrait Photographers at WPPI 2019

Photographers are invited to check out Sigma’s product lineup, attend interactive presentations led by Sigma Pros, enter a product giveaway raffle & more! Las Vegas, NV – February 19, 2019 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, will showcase its most sought-after wedding, event and portrait photography lenses at the 2019 WPPI Expo held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from February 25 – March 1, 2019. A premier platform for professional photographers to share their knowledge and industry experience as well as to learn from ...

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Icon Fitness Keeps People Healthy with Help from Facilis

HUDSON, MA (February 19th, 2019) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks announced today that Icon Health and Fitness has invested in additional Facilis shared storage networks to support the increased video content demands of its growing business. Icon Health and Fitness, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of exercise equipment. Based in Logan, Utah, the company manufactures treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bicycles, weight machines, and yoga and Pilates equipment. Icon has a wide range of brands including NordicTrack, ProForm, Weider, Weslo, Gold’s Gym and FreeMotion fitness. Combining fitness ...

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Apantac Launches KM (Keyboard Mouse) Switch for openGear Platform

When combined with Multiviewer card, works as a Multiviewer with KVM Functionality Apantac, an internationally recognized manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces that it is launching a new KM Switch for its openGear platform of solutions. This new openGear card will be showcased at NAB2019, booth SL8006. Traditionally, KVM switches are available as a standalone box in the rack unit. The new OG-KM is a hot swappable card for the openGear platform, which opens up many integration possibilities and simplifies a system design & installation. The KM Switch allows a user to control and switch ...

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JVC Loyalty-Royalty Program Offers Discount for New ProHD, CONNECTED CAM Purchases

WAYNE, NJ (Feb. 18, 2019) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the return of its Loyalty-Royalty program, which provides a $1,000 discount to current owners of select ProHD camcorders for each new GY-HC900 CONNECTED CAM or GY-HM890 ProHD camcorder purchased by March 31, 2019.   The Loyalty-Royalty program is not a trade-in program. In order to receive the $1,000 savings under the promotion, owners must complete a redemption form and supply proof of existing ownership. Eligible ProHD models include the GY-HD200U/UB, GY-HD200CHU/CHUB/LL, GY-HD250U/CHU, GY-HD750U/CHU, and GY-HM790U/CHU.   With an advanced communications engine that optimizes ...

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