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SAT>IP Alliance members point to the future of multi screen at satellite TV at NAB Show 2019

  SAT>IP ALLIANCE MEMBERS POINT TO THE FUTURE OF MULTI SCREEN SATELLITE TV AT NAB SHOW 2019 London, UK – Mar. 20, 2019 – The SAT>IP Alliance, a global consortium of world leading satellite operators, device manufacturers, broadcasters and service providers, will be updating attendees on the capabilities of SAT>IP across the exhibition floor at NAB Show 2019 (April 6 – 11, 2019, Las Vegas): Eutelsat – SU1320 Hispasat – SU7825 Irdeto – S217LMR NAGRA – SU3624 Panasonic – C3607, N210LMR, SL5616 SES – SU1410 Verimatrix – SU3110 The SAT>IP Alliance brings together members including Arcadyan, Eutelsat, HISPASAT, Irdeto, MaxLinear, ...

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FIA World Rally Championship Expands Coverage Capabilities Using LiveU HEVC Technologies Across 10 Events in 2019

Following on from a very successful test of LiveU’s technology at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland in Germany last August, WRC Promoter GmbH, the company that’s responsible for all commercial aspects of the FIA World Rally Championship, has signed up to use LiveU’s technology across 10 rallies this year. LiveU has already helped bring enhanced coverage of Rallye Monte-Carlo and Rally Sweden to viewers in 2019, with another eight events also set to benefit. They include: Tour de Corse, Rally de Portugal, Rally Italia Sardegna, Rally Finland, ADAC Rallye Deutschland, Rally Turkey, Wales Rally GB and Rally RACC Catalunya – Rally ...

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New RANGER Camera System From RED Digital Cinema Now Shipping To RED Authorized Rental Houses

RED DIGITAL CINEMA announced the availability of its new RED RANGER™ all-in-one camera system designed to meet the needs of high-end productions at select RED Authorized Rental Houses. RANGER includes the benefits of RED’s cinematic full frame 8K sensor, MONSTRO, in an all-in-one camera system that includes three SDI outputs (two mirrored and one independent) allowing two different looks to be output simultaneously; wide-input voltage (11.5V to 32V); 24V and 12V power outs (two of each); one 12V P-Tap port; integrated 5-pin XLR stereo audio input (Line/Mic/+48V Selectable); as well as genlock, timecode, USB and control. Ideal for studio configurations, ...

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Videon Products at the 2019 NAB Show

Videon will showcase its latest innovations in live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and event streaming 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, the Videon VersaStreamer addresses specific applications within event streaming and pro AV markets. The VersaStreamer line, with its multiple RTMP streaming support, is perfect for users looking for maximum versatility with an all-in-one streaming and recording device. The VersaStreamer ...

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Art Meets Technology: Mics on Bodies – USITT19 Tech Talk Hosted by Christopher Spahr of DPA Microphones

LONGMONT, CO, MARCH 19, 2019 – The United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) aims to advance the skills and knowledge of design, production and technology professionals in the industry. Each year the organization hosts its Annual Conference & Stage Expo in major cities across the country. During this year’s event, Christopher Spahr, U.S. vice president of sales and marketing for DPA Microphones, will present a “tech talk” focused on body-worn microphone solutions. The session, titled “DPA Microphones: Art Meets Technology: Mics on Bodies,” will be presented on Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. at the Costume Stage. As part ...

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IMT Vislink to Present Paper on High-Speed Content Capture for Maximum Slow-Motion Impact with Grass Valley and NEP at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 19, 2019 — IMT Vislink will present its joint paper with Grass Valley and NEP at a Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference session during NAB 2019 on Wednesday, April 10 from 9:40 a.m. to 10 a.m. PDT in room N260. The paper, titled “High-Speed Content Capture for Maximum Slow-Motion Impact – Set Free from Cables,” describes the impact of balancing spatial and temporal clarity alongside the rollout of high dynamic range (HDR) and also considers the limitations of data bandwidth. “IMT Vislink, Grass Valley and NEP recently partnered to develop a wireless camera system that combines ...

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Pebble Beach Systems Focuses on Business Continuity and IP Playout Workflows at NAB 2019

Weybridge, UK, March 18th, 2019 –  At NAB 2019, on booth SL4528, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, will showcase its best of breed solutions for playout, including: a business continuity demonstration featuring Orca, Pebble’s virtualized integrated channel solution for private or public cloud deployments; Web-based remote management and monitoring with Lighthouse; Scalable multichannel playout automation via the company’s flagship Marina solution; and integrated channel playout with Dolphin, supporting uncompressed multi-channel 4K and 25GbE IP functionality. Business Continuity Pebble’s award-winning virtualized IP channel solution, Orca, continues to be deployed by organizations seeking an all ...

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JVC ProHD Studio 4000S Anchors New Broadcast Production Flypacks for World TeamTennis

WAYNE, NJ (March 19, 2019) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced World TeamTennis will provide multi-camera live coverage of its matches this season for the second consecutive year using flypack production systems, each anchored by a ProHD Studio 4000S sports production and streaming studio and three GY-HM620 ProHD camcorders. The league’s 2019 season will run July 14 – August 3, with matches in eight locations across the United States. In previous seasons, the league would hire an OB production truck with a large crew, an expensive process that limited its ability to provide extensive ...

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Hawk-woods adds NEW batteries to their growing battery range at NAB 2019

Kent, United Kingdom (March 19, 2019) – Hawk-Woods, developer of broadcast power solutions, announces new capacity Sony NPF and BP-U batteries, new ultra-small and lightweight additions to its Mini DV and BPU battery line at NAB 2019, Booth C9020 (Central Hall). The Mini DV and BPU battery lines are a popular line of rechargeable batteries used to power everything from cameras, monitors and mixers. To support the growing power needs of camera operators, Hawk-Woods have doubled their range of MDV batteries, and are now offering a new 98Wh BP-U battery with dual output! Hawk-woods new Mini DV (MDV) Range Hawk-woods ...

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Magewell Pro Convert AIO RX NDI Decoder

Magewell Unveils New NDI® Hardware Decoder, Expanding IP Video Workflows from Production to Presentation

Pro Convert AIO RX brings NewTek’s popular IP technology to applications such as digital signage; decoding also offered as upgrade for Magewell NDI® encoders  March 19, 2019 — Nanjing, China: Bringing a new dimension to its portfolio of cost-effective devices for bridging traditional video equipment with IP-based workflows, Magewell today unveiled the new Pro Convert AIO RX hardware-based NDI® decoder. Converting live NDI streams into high-quality SDI or HDMI outputs for connection to baseband devices such as monitors and projectors, the low-latency decoder simplifies the use of NewTek’s popular media-over-IP technology in applications such as digital signage and video walls. ...

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ATEME Kyrion Powers Casablanca Online’s Live Sport Offering

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SAO PAULO, – ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced today that Casablanca Online, a leading Brazilian live broadcasting services provider, has selected its Kyrion encoder and decoder to support the growing demand for high-quality video processing. The ATEME Kyrion encoder and decoder are the perfect match for sport thanks to their ultra-low latency mode. The Kyrion encoder is based on ATEME’s 5th Generation STREAM compression engine, which delivers the highest video quality at minimum bitrates with the minimum latency. Kyrion’s value proposition supports Casablanca’s leading position in Sports ...

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MNC GROUP SELECTS ANEVIA SOLUTIONS TO PROVIDE A COMPLETE MULTI-SCREEN VIDEO-DELIVERY PLATFORM

Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, has announced that MNC Group, the largest Indonesian media group, has selected Anevia’s NEA-DVR and NEA-CDN solutions to increase the scale of its OTT streaming platform, MNC Now. With 2.5 million subscribers, pay-TV operator and content provider MNC is expanding its OTT offering through its MNC Now platform. Anevia’s OTT solutions will provide MNC Now with multiscreen functionality, live TV, catch-up TV and VOD services for 160 channels. Anevia’s NEA-DVR is a multiscreen TV origin/packager that will enable MNC Now to launch broadcast-quality, full-HD live, time-shifted and on-demand TV services ...

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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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