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FSR’s Smart-Way System Stops the Show During NECA 2019

FSR’s Smart-Way System Stops the Show During NECA 2019 Company Wins Big with its on-floor raceway system Las Vegas, NV October 15, 2019 — FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the Audio/Video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), Education, Corporate, Hospitality and Government markets, is proud to announce that its Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System has scored the Showstopper Award at the 2019 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention and Trade Show  in Las Vegas, NV. The show, which caters to electrical contractors, electrical distributors and AV dealers, offers a place for industry professionals to ...

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Content Delivery & Security Association Launches Content Protection Month with Bob Gold & Associates

NBCUniversal, Amazon Studios, BBC Studios, Paramount and Other Industry Leaders to Participate in Global Entertainment Industry Initiative The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the international industry advocate for content security, has selected Bob Gold & Associates, a nationally recognized boutique public relations agency, as its communications agency to promote and bring awareness to the launch of Content Protection Month in collaboration with numerous major studios and production companies. This coordinated industry-wide initiative is designed to raise awareness across all business units and service provider partners to educate and enculturate everyone who is part of content creation to personally embrace ...

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Kevin Joyce Named Chief Commercial Officer at TAG Video Systems

Kevin Joyce Named Chief Commercial Officer at TAG Video Systems Media & Broadcast Industry Vet Tapped to Lead International Expansion Initiative New York   October 16, 2019 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, has named media and broadcast industry specialist Kevin Joyce as Chief Commercial Officer for its worldwide business operations. Abe Zerbib, TAG CEO, announced details of Joyce’s appointment in New York during NAB Show New York 2019. Joyce was initially retained to define and reposition TAG’s market status as the world’s only provider of a 100% software, 100% IP ...

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Michael Cioni Joins Frame.io as Global SVP of Innovation

New York City, NY – OCTOBER 9, 2019 – Frame.io, the world’s leading video review and collaboration platform used by over 1 million filmmakers and media professionals, has brought Michael Cioni on board as Global SVP of Innovation. Cioni, one of the industry’s most prominent production and post workflow experts, joins Frame.io from international camera company Panavision, where, in a similar role, he spearheaded numerous breakthrough products and workflows, including the Millennium DXL 8K large-format camera system.   At Frame.io, Cioni will lead a new LA-based division focused on the continued investment into cloud-enabled workflows for motion pictures and television—specifically, ...

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VidOvation and V-Nova Announce Strategic Partnership

• VidOvation will represent V-Nova solutions in the U.S market, beginning with NAB Show New York • P.Link, powered by PPro enables low-latency, intra-only UHD links at 70% lower bitrates than JPEG-2000 solutions • Representing AVIWEST and V-Nova, VidOvation will play a pivotal role in bringing innovations for newsgathering to market next year London, UK – 15 October 2019 – VidOvation, a leading technology and systems integrator, and video compression technologies provider V-Nova have announced a strategic partnership to support the increasingly demanding requirements of media processing and delivery with next-generation video compression solutions. The partnership will see VidOvation represent ...

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Cobalt Digital Promotes Ciro Noronha to Executive Vice President of Engineering

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Oct. 15, 2019 – Cobalt Digital is pleased to announce the appointment of Ciro Noronha, Ph.D., as executive vice president of engineering. Noronha joined the Cobalt team in 2016 when iMediaTV was acquired. He will work closely with Ryan Wallenberg, vice president of engineering, and Kyle Wilken, vice president of firmware, managing the engineering team and providing valuable resources for Cobalt Digital as the company continues to offer the highest quality, latest technological solutions to meet the needs of the broadcast industry.   Noronha was responsible for the development of ARQ technology, which was instrumental in enabling a ...

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NUGEN Audio Announces SigMod Software Update at AES 2019

NEW YORK, OCTOBER 14, 2019 – NUGEN Audio unveils the latest SigMod Software plug-in update at AES 2019 (Booth 504I – Avid Partner Pavilion). The update allows SigMod to host multiple instances of the Insert module and incorporates hosting support for third-party VST2 and AU plug-ins. This enables users to access a wider pool of plug-ins – particularly in DAWs that support limited plug-in formats – and increases access for creative routing options such as mid/side processing for any stereo or multi-mono plug-in. The company has also implemented a wet/dry control for the Insert module. This provides even further flexibility, ...

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disguise solutions power innovative video for Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour

Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour is underway with disguise 4x4pro media servers and OmniCal projector-calibration engine playing a key role in facilitating the ethereal, galaxy-themed visuals on stage. The tour supports the artist’s fourth and fifth studio albums, ‘sweetener’ and ‘thank u, next.’ It kicked off in March 2019 in New York and wraps in December 2019 in California, comprising three legs and a total of 102 dates in North America and Europe. “The tour was designed to highlight the range and femininity of Ariana and create an ever-transforming space for her to perform her latest albums and give the ...

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NEP UK Powers Up ‘The Circle’

– NEP UK returns as trusted technical partner for the award-winning social media reality show – NEP UK, the leading provider of outside broadcasting, fixed rig, remote production and media workflow solutions, reveals that is has played a critical role as key technical partner for a second year for the largescale production of Studio Lambert’s social media reality TV series, The Circle, for Channel 4. The Circle returned to Channel 4 for its second series this autumn, with NEP UK remaining its’ trusted partner since the show’s inception in 2018, refining its talented team and adapting the equipment used to ...

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Going the extra mile: The Switch’s extensive network reach in China delivers Hengshui Lake International Marathon to global audience

Going the extra mile: The Switch’s extensive network reach in China delivers Hengshui Lake International Marathon to global audience The Switch taps into soaring popularity of long distance running in China to enable broadcast of second marathon in recent months Delivers live content to platforms worldwide, demonstrating how its growing global reach and three decades of experience is powering international event coverage Ensures seamless over-the-top streaming, managing OTT production process from its Los Angeles control room New York – October 15, 2019 – The Switch, the platform for the production and global transmission of live video, was pivotal in delivering uninterrupted ...

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Densitron and Sonifex announce audio and video display development collaboration

Kent, UK, 15 October 2019 – Densitron, a creator of HMI technologies, Broadcast intelligent display solutions, and a global leader in display, monitor, and embedded computing solutions and Sonifex, which manufactures broadcast audio equipment for radio, TV, and telecommunications, have announced a joint technical development initiative designed to tightly integrate Sonifex audio displays with a number of flagship Densitron reference monitors. Densitron Managing Director, Simon Jones said, “Sonifex is highly regarded for the quality of its audio reference monitors, audio distribution, and audio interfaces. We are equally regarded for our display technologies, it makes perfect sense to explore and develop ways that the ...

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SoftAtHome and Qualcomm Technologies Team Up to Transform Home Gateways Into 5G-ready Services Platforms

Broadband World Forum, Amsterdam – 15 October 2019 – SoftAtHome (G22), a leading software company for Broadband, video and analytics today announced that its software products can be integrated and supported on the Qualcomm® Networking Pro 1200 platform, and are on display in both Companies booths at BBWF 2019. The Qualcomm Networking Pro 1200 platform is designed to offer the most complete set of Wi-Fi networking capabilities for today’s complex and densely populated connected home environments. With SoftAtHome’s connected-home products (Connect’ON, Wifi’ON, Secure’ON and Eyes’ON) integrated, the combined solution can deliver best-of-breed ultra-broadband services and wireless connectivity solutions. These include ...

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BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd., (MEASAT), in partnership with Globecast, has announced today that BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, has renewed its agreement to distribute its BBC channels across Asia via the MEASAT-3 satellite. “We are delighted to continue the partnership with Globecast, supporting BBC Studio’s channel distribution across Asia,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT. “This service extension with MEASAT and Globecast shows the strength of our 91.5°E video neighbourhood for broadcasters.” The channels include BBC Earth HD, which inspires audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of the universe; CBeebies HD, which provides pre-school ...

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Women in Technology Luncheon to Feature Filmmaker and Creative Pamela B. Green

HPA and SMPTE announced today that Emmy nominated filmmaker Pamela B. Green will be the featured speaker at the annual Women in Technology Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 21, presented by HPA Women in Post and SMPTE. The popular gathering takes place October 21-24 during the SMPTE 2019 Conference at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles Green’s feature documentary Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché tells the moving and groundbreaking story of the first female filmmaker. During the luncheon, Green will be in conversation with Loren Nielsen, co-chair of the HPA Women in Post Committee. “Pamela’s work ...

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American Society of Cinematographers Presents Student Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced this year’s Student Heritage Award winners at an event at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood on October 12. Three student filmmakers were chosen from 12 nominees for demonstrating exceptional cinematography skills in their submitted work. The 2019 winners are: Richard H. Kline Student Heritage Award – Graduate Category: Lucas Dziedzic from the American Film Institute for “Animals”  Richard H. Kline Student Heritage Award – Undergraduate Category: Oscar Ignacio Jimenez from Brigham Young University for “Gather”  Haskell Wexler Student Documentary Award: Jazleana Jones from Florida State University for “King, Charles” “After watching the nominees’ ...

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TAG Video Systems Returns to NAB Show NY with new strategy of “Zer0 Friction”

TAG Video Systems Returns to NAB Show NY with new strategy of “Zer0 Friction” One Product, One Price, for all major Broadcast and Media applications that meets all Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer needs anywhere, anytime. Company announces plans to share the secret of serving the entire video ecosystem with one solution at annual event. New York, NY — October 11, 2019 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, is driving the conversation in a different direction, and instead of keeping it under wraps, they’ve announced plans to shout it to the ...

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MTI Film to Unveil New Tools for CORTEX and DRS™Nova at NAB Show New York

Cortex 5.2 adds support for Dolby Atmos in IMF packaging. DRS™Nova 4.2 further automates the process of conducting common restoration tasks. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film will demonstrate the newest versions of CORTEX, its workflow mastering solution, and DRS™Nova, its industry-leading digital restoration software, at NAB Show New York. MTI Film will be showcasing both products (in tandem with CineSys-Oceana) at Booth N831.  NAB Show New York runs October 16-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. “The needs of our customers continue to grow as new formats, new workflows and new delivery requirements arise,” said MTI Film Director of Product Development Randy ...

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Nevion Virtuoso used in world’s first large-scale application of TICO video compression

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has revealed that its flagship software-defined media node Virtuoso was used in the world’s first large-scale application of TICO video compression during the China Media Group’s (CMG) live coverage of the recent celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Nevion Virtuoso’s TICO media function enables encoding and decoding of UHD/4K video for transport over 10GE/IP or 3G-SDI links, with a visually lossless 4:1 compression ratio and a latency of a few milliseconds. For this event, more than 120 Nevion Virtuosos were used for the live ...

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