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Derby’s Grant Greenberg Pairs Models with Recyclables in Fashion Film for V Magazine

New York City— A mammoth recycling facility serves as the improbable backdrop for a fashion film featuring some of New York’s top models in Heatwave¸ a new short film directed by Grant Greenberg and produced by Derby for V Magazine and eyewear maker Oliver Peoples. Celebrated runway models Elsa Hosk and Hannah Ferguson, rising fashion star Alton Mason and others sport the latest spring fashions while posing amongst the tons of glass, plastic, aluminum and paper being sorted at New York’s Sims Municipal Recycling Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The purpose of the piece is to celebrate new Spring fashion ...

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Platinum Tools® Announces New Unloaded Patch Panels at the 2019 NAB Show; Now Available

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., March 18, 2019 – Platinum Tools®  (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the new shielded and unshielded Unloaded Patch Panel line during both the 2019 NAB Show, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth # C11447. The new 24- and 48-port line is now available. “Platinum Tools is known as a leader in providing products and solutions for the structured wiring networking world of data, voice, and video,” said Lee Sachs, ...

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LYNX Technik Launches greenMachine® Static HDR | SDR Converter at NAB 2019

LYNX Technik AG®, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, is launching a static HDR Converter for its greenMachine multi-purpose processing platform at NAB 2019, booth N2827. The greenMachine Static HDR solution provides a powerful conversion and processing tool to ensure that the rich and high dynamic range imagery and enhanced color gamut captured from HDR cameras is delivered to the end-user viewing audience. To address the increasing consumer demand for exceptional quality content, many media professionals are implementing HDR solutions into their workflows, utilizing image sensors and cameras that inherently support wider density and ...

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China’s Anhui TV Outfits Its First 4KOB Van with Blackmagic Design’s 12G‑SDI Workflow

Fremont, CA – March 18, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that China’s Anhui TV designed its first 4K OB van with Blackmagic Design 12G-SDI products, including URSA Broadcast cameras, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40×40, HyperDeck Studio 12G and various converters and monitoring products. This OB van, built around Blackmagic Design’s 12G-SDI workflow, will be showcased on OB van builder Beijing Huanda Automobile Assembly Co., Ltd.’s CCBN 2019 booth at #W016. China Media Group and Guangdong TV is launching China’s first two 4K channels in October 2018 and China’s broadcast industry ...

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Blackmagic Design Wins Three iF Design Awards 2019

Fremont, CA – March 18th, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that it has won three gold award wins at this year’s prestigious iF Design Awards from the International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover. Introduced in 1954, the iF Design Awards are one of the world’s most celebrated and valued design competitions, internationally recognized as a symbol of exceptional design and outstanding service. The latest trends, innovation and uniqueness are reflected in the awarded submissions across the following categories; product, packaging, communication, interior architecture, professional concept, service design, user experience and architecture. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, the Blackmagic eGPU ...

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Q Polska partners with TOYA to make debut on Polish TV services

The announcement marks Q Polska’s inaugural launch into cable television TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, 18, March 2019 – QYOU Media (TSXV:QYOU; OTCQB: QYOUF) announced it has partnered with TOYA, one of the top five cable network operators in Poland, to bring Q Polska 24/7 linear stream of curated digital first content from top creators in the region to Polish homes. Online video in Poland is booming, with YouTube now reported to be the most popular online video service. To tap into this youthful appetite for short-form video content, TOYA has chosen to add Q Polska’s fully localized channel of expertly curated ...

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GB Labs launches Mosaic asset organization software at NAB 2019

NAB 2019, 6-11 April, Booth SL5324: GB Labs will release its new asset organization software, Mosaic, for its existing SPACE, ECHO and VAULT intelligent storage range with new features that save users time and money by providing an easy and efficient solution for asset organization and retrieval. GB Labs CEO-CTO Dominic Harland said, “Assets should present themselves to a user in an order that the user decides, rather than them wasting time trawling through terabytes of data to find what they need. Mosaic is highly intuitive and greatly streamlines workflows in ways users could not have previously imagined. We specifically ...

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MediaKind welcomes new era of TV  with the debut of its Universe portfolio at NAB Show 2019

March 18, 2019 MediaKind welcomes new era of TV  with the debut of its Universe portfolio at NAB Show 2019 MediaKind will guide visitors on a unique journey of discovery through its Universe, an invigorated portfolio of optimized and consumer centric solutions rooted in its industry-renowned technology Company to highlight latest SaaS capabilities within its cloud-based TV platform, MediaFirst; the evolution of its IPTV-based Mediaroom platform; and enhancements for all-IP, OTT and UHD/HDR delivery MediaKind to present its industry-leading 360-degree immersive media technology as-a-Service through recreation of collaborative live sports event which took place in December 2018 At NAB Show ...

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NVP Optimizes OB Fleet for 4K UHD and HDR with Live Production Solutions from Grass Valley

MONTREAL – 8:00 EST March 18, 2019 – Italian production specialist NVP has selected a wide range of live production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for an upgrade to its outside broadcast (OB) fleet to support growing viewer demand for 4K UHD and HDR content. Installed in NVP’s OB4 and newly launched OB6 vehicles, this robust enhancement strengthens NVP’s position as a leader in live production in Europe. Both trucks are equipped with Grass Valley’s 4K UHD and HDR-, Kahuna 9600 production switcher,Kaleido multiviewers, Densité modular infrastructure, Sirius 840 router and KudosPro converters. These solutions were chosen for ...

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V-Nova Showcases the True Power of Next-Generation Compression across Media Landscape at NAB 2019

• Video compression experts V-Nova demo the true power of compression technology in enabling multiple media applications and new business models • PERSEUS Plus recognised as enhancement for all codecs, including AVC/h.264, HEVC and VP9 • PERSEUS Pro as the only commercially deployed compression technology leveraging AI at its core NAB 2019, Las Vegas, 8 – 11 April 2019 – V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced that it will demonstrate at NAB 2019, booth SU8213, the power of its PERSEUS compression technology in transforming existing media applications as well as enabling new ones. It’s a lively time ...

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Globecast announces Globecast Live to bring any event to any screen

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced the launch of Globecast Live: any event to any screen. This allows customers – both broadcast and B2B – to benefit from a fully integrated contribution and Digital Media Hub (DMH) content processing workflow. Combining its years of live content acquisition expertise – from major sporting competitions to smaller-scale B2B events – with its DMH cross-platform suite of content publishing services, Globecast has created a turnkey live content solution from any event to any screen. Globecast Live works for both the broadcast and B2B communication markets, allowing the capture and publishing ...

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Platinum Tools® Launches MapMaster™ mini RJ45 Pocket Cable Tester at 2019 NAB Show

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., March 15, 2019 – Platinum Tools®  (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the MapMaster™ mini Pocket cable tester (p/n T109C). Now available, the MapMaster™ mini has an MSRP of $59.95 USD and will be featured during the 2019 NAB Show, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth # C11447. “The MapMaster™ mini RJ45 cable tester maps multiple locations of RJ45 network cables and detects shorts, opens, miswires, reversals, and split-pairs,” explained ...

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Newest Veritone aiWARE Enhancements Enable Customers to Expand and Accelerate Their Adoption of AI

COSTA MESA, Calif. — March 14, 2019 — Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), today announced aiWARE™ 2.0, enhancing the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence (AI). This new release of Veritone’s industry-leading aiWARE operating system includes further enhancements to the groundbreaking new features released over the past year, as well as new features and tools that make aiWARE easy to customize and use for an even wider range of use cases. aiWARE 2.0 boasts a real-time processing framework, expanded cognitive capabilities, new electronic document support, structured and unstructured data support, and advanced customization options, as well as multiple industry-specific turnkey ...

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Academy Award® Nominated Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services

CULVER CITY, Calif.–Supervising Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro, who share a 2015 Academy Award® nomination for their work on Unbroken, have joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. The pair have collaborated on numerous films over the years, including this year’s Best Picture Academy Award® winner Green Book, with DeCristofaro as supervising sound editor and Sullivan as ADR supervisor. Sony Pictures is building theater-style studios with sound design and mixing capabilities for the two sound artists on the studio lot. DeCristofaro and Sullivan are the latest in a long list of top sound talent to join the Sony Pictures ...

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DELUXE ADOPTS DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGY AND OUTLINES HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD AND LEVERAGE DATA

Burbank, CA – March 15, 2019 – Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe), the leading video creation to distribution company, today published a new whitepaper that explores the integral role data plays in powering the cloud and automating the flow of content throughout the digital media supply chain. In order to provide a high-quality, consistent and personalized end-user experience that meets the increasing demands of global consumers, Deluxe has integrated the cloud throughout its operations and discusses how full integration is more important than ever in its newly published whitepaper, “Lights, Camera, Data!” Cloud capabilities ensure that media and entertainment companies can ...

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Media Links Addresses 4K/UHD Bandwidth Issues at the Network Edge at NAB 2019

At NAB 2019, booth SU3324, Media Links, Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award winner and pioneer in Media over IP transport and switching technology, will showcase its MDP3040 4K/UHD IP Media Gateway for Network Edge applications. The MDP3040 is part of the MDP3000 Series, a suite of compact, portable solutions that transport video, audio and data to and from the network edge for the real-time delivery of IP media services. Broadcasters can use the multi-channel MDP3040 for remote venue transport as well as for in-studio compression / decompression applications. The MDP3040 incorporates TICO lightweight compression enabling the transport of pristine quality ...

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Bannister Lake Announces MAM Integration Into Its Zeus Digital Media Storage and Playout Solution

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — March 14, 2019 — Bannister Lake announced today that its browser-based media storage and playout solution, Zeus, can be fully integrated with popular media asset management (MAM) systems. With minimal customization the Zeus solution can access content within a MAM and still take full advantage of Zeus’ impressive search features and its convenient drag and drop playlist and sequence building capabilities. Zeus is an ideal solution for productions that require a high number of images and video clips that need to be turned around quickly in a fast-paced and unpredictable environment. Home shopping channels, and news, entertainment, ...

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NSI Industries Expands its Product Portfolio Through its Merger with Platinum Tools

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., March 14, 2019 – NSI Industries, LLC, a leading provider of electrical and control products, today announced a merger with the Newbury Park, California-based Platinum Tools®, expanding its product portfolio and market reach, while creating new value for a wide range of customers. Platinum Tools is a market leader of award-winning datacom products, driving the innovation for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable. “The Platinum Tools product portfolio is entirely complementary to our NSI electrical solutions and will add immediate category depth,” said G. R. Schrotenboer, chief executive officer, NSI Industries. “Platinum Tools ...

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