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TVU Networks’ Innovations Honored as Best in Class by Variety of Outlets During the 2019 NAB Show

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 17, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced industry-wide recognition of the new 4K version of its TVU One mobile IP transmitter, the TVU MediaMind Appliance AI-based metadata generation and search engine, and its IS+ proprietary transmission algorithm during last week’s 2019 NAB Show held in Las Vegas. TVU also provided mobile cellular transmitter equipment to producers of “NAB Show LIVE,” the official broadcast of the NAB. The live transmissions went flawlessly, and Broadcast Beat, producers of “NAB Show LIVE”, will continue to use TVU equipment ...

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ASG Named Quantum’s North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year

EMERYVILLE, CALIF., April 18, 2019 – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, was named North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year by Quantum Corporation last week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The award recognizes sales achievements for Quantum’s worldwide reseller partners in FY2019.   “Our partners see the value of our offerings and are getting excited about selling the new solutions that we’re highlighting at NAB 2019,” said Brandon Cass, Americas channel director, Quantum. “I am thrilled to see the growth and momentum of the Quantum channel both at ...

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4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark At 2019 NAB Show

Annual fun run held to advance equity in the media and tech industries sets new record for registrations and funds raised   Portland, Ore. – April 18, 2019 – Elemental Technologies LLC (AWS Elemental), an Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) company, today announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at the 2019 NAB Show raised more than $68,000 for Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like. The run held at NAB this week brought cumulative 4K 4Charity gross proceeds to more than $1 ...

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Grass Valley Underlines Position as the Frontrunner in Innovation with Award Wins at NAB Show 2019

MONTREAL 8:00 EST, April 18, 2019 – At NAB Show 2019, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, reiterated how its award-winning solutions help content creators, broadcasters and media organizations produce brilliant content. Two newly launched Grass Valley solutions, Grass Valley Creative Grading (GVCG) and GV STRATUS One, each brought home a Future Best of Show award presented by TV Technology, highlighting Grass Valley’s commitment to technology brilliance and bringing storytelling to the forefront. The Future Best of Show award honors outstanding new products exhibited at the NAB Show. “NAB 2019 has underlined Grass Valley’s position as an R&D powerhouse and demonstrates how we help customers produce rich, high-quality content that ...

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Platinum Tools® Announces Reps of the Year During 2019 NAB Show

image caption: (left – right) Blake Tally (Platinum Tools eastern regional sales manager); Bruce Smith (Saratoga Sales); Lee Sachs (Platinum Tools president and general manager) Platinum Tools recently announced its Reps of the Year at its annual sales meeting in Las Vegas, Nev. with the “Warner Trophy”, named after the late Jerry Warner, being awarded to Saratoga Sales.   NEWBURY PARK, Calif., April 17, 2019 – Platinum Tools®  (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, recently announced its Reps of the Year at its annual sales meeting during the 2019 ...

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Magewell and distributor Mobile Video Devices with the Best of Show Award for the Pro Convert family

Magewell NDI® Converters Win TV Technology “Best of Show” Award at NAB 2019

Pro Convert family honored for innovation, feature-richness and cost-effectiveness in bridging traditional video signals with live IP workflows April 17, 2019 — Nanjing, China: The NAB Show debut of Magewell’s Pro Convert family of feature-rich, hardware-based NDI® encoders was a resounding success, earning tremendous response from customers and a coveted Best of Show Award from Future plc publication TV Technology. Magewell’s Pro Convert devices lets users bring traditional, baseband video signals into live, IP-based production and AV workflows using NewTek’s popular NDI technology. Pro Convert encoders transform HDMI or SDI input sources into full-quality NDI streams with extremely low latency ...

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HPA Awards Opens Call For Entries For Engineering Excellence Award

For the 14th year, The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) will honor the companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity to develop breakthrough technologies with the HPA Engineering Excellence Award.  The call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award opened today, and submissions will close on May 24, 2019. Joachim Zell, VP of Technology for EFILM and chair of the HPA Engineering Excellence Award Committee, said, “True success in our field lies in making it possible for filmmakers to realize their artistic visions. It is that goal that drives the development of technical and engineering processes that bring ...

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Qligent Celebrates Two Prestigious Awards at 2019 NAB Show

Vision Analytics platform wins IABM BaM Awards® 2019 recognition plus Future’s Best of Show Award, Presented by TV Technology MELBOURNE, Florida, April 17, 2019 — Qligent tied a neat ribbon around its most successful NAB Show to date with two prestigious industry awards for its new Vision Analytics platform. Recognized by IABM and Future, the awards demonstrate how Qligent has hit the right buttons around the power that advanced analytics brings to fighting viewer and customer churn in an increasingly fractured television marketplace. Qligent’s Vision Analytics offers a powerful cloud-based big data solution to monitor the quality of viewer engagement, and ...

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Bittree Celebrates Multiple Award Wins for Dante-Enabled Audio Patchbay

New Patch32A solution designed to help customers seamlessly bridge traditional analog and networked IP audio Glendale, CA – April 16, 2019: Bittree – a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio, video and data patching systems – is going to need a bigger trophy case after hauling in a remarkable four coveted industry accolades at the 2019 NAB Show. Designed to streamline the integration of traditional analog and IP network-based audio patching, the company’s Patch32A Dante audio patchbay was honored with Best of Show awards from a quartet of publications by international media group Future plc: Pro Sound News, TV Technology, Sound ...

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GatesAir and Foccus Digital Upgrade ISDB-Tb Transmitters for TV Record in Brazil

Foccus Digital will install and commission nine GatesAir ULXTE liquid-cooled transmitters to improve efficiency in performance in key cities, with additional lower power site upgrade expected CINCINNATI, April 17, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters, has closed another large ISDB-Tb digital TV deal in Brazil with Foccus Digital, GatesAir’s in-country partner. Foccus Digital will integrate and commission nine GatesAir ULXTE liquid-cooled transmitters for TV Record, one of the Brazilian’s largest broadcast networks, in key broadcast markets including Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Deliveries will ...

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Newport Beach Film Festival Embraces The Power Of Ideas With 2019 Festival Trailer

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF), in partnership with Garage Team Mazda and REVERSE, recently announced the release of its official 2019 marquee trailer Play: The Power of Ideas. The promotional film features a young boy who is caught in the crossfire of his parents’ bitter divorce. In an effort to escape, he retreats into the comfort of his imagination. What he doesn’t realize is the power that his ideas have on the world. 2019 Newport Beach Film Festival Trailer: youtu.be/0DT5opmG2Bs The Newport Beach Film Festival has become one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the U.S., bringing Orange ...

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Calrec’s Brio 12 Marks TVB’s 10th Calrec Console

HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, APRIL 16, 2019 — TVB, the largest broadcaster in Hong Kong, is building on its legacy with  Calrec Audio with the purchase of a Brio12, its 10th Calrec console purchase to date. The new Brio joins a fleet of Artemis consoles, including two Artemis Beams and one Artemis Light console that were purchased last year, as part of TVB’s on-going audio technology upgrade. The Brio12 is being used as a portable console and was most recently used for live sports events, including the 2019 Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup held in January and the SIXDAY Series ...

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CATV TOKUSHIMA, Inc. Builds Live 4K Broadcast System Around URSA Broadcast, ATEM Switchers and HyperDeck Studio 12G

Fremont, CA – April 17, 2019 – Blackmagic Design announced today that CATV TOKUSHIMA, Inc. replaced their 2K live broadcast system with a new 4K live broadcast infrastructure built around and Blackmagic Design products. This included URSA Broadcast, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, ATEM Camera Control Panel and HyperDeck Studio 12G. CATV TOKUSHIMA ,Inc. is based in Tokushima, Japan. They produce local news, high school baseball games and various live broadcast programs such as the recent Awa dance festival. Tokushima Awa dance is one of the traditional Japanese performing arts that has been around for 400 years, since the Edo period. ...

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Globecast partners with TechTV to launch HD lifestyle channel TechStorm in Asia

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announced it has partnered with TechTV for the launch of HD channel TechStorm, a new digital lifestyle channel all about the coolest innovative inventions and stories of entrepreneurs who made them happen. The channel is launching across Asia and is initially available on a major pay-TV platform in Singapore. Globecast is providing full playout services, including receiving the playlist and content to build the channel, preparing that content, with editing and compliance carried out if required. The channel is then uplinked by Globecast to MEASAT-3 for distribution. TechStorm will be increasingly available on ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stages

Culver City, Calif.–  As part of the ongoing expansion of its sound resources, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has upgraded three mix stages on the Sony Pictures lot to support sound mixing for film and television in the immersive Dolby Atmos format. Among them is the 344-seat Cary Grant Theatre, the studio’s largest. Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages that support Dolby Atmos and plans to have nine within the next few years. The first project slated for an immersive mix in the upgraded theaters is Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man™: Far from Home, which makes its way to North American ...

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Universal Production Music and Killer Tracks Partner with Abbey Road Studios to Launch Groundbreaking Production Music Catalog “Abbey Road Masters”

Original music recorded and curated at the world-famous London studios SANTA MONICA —  Universal Production Music and sister company Killer Tracks, two of the world’s leading production music brands, have partnered with Abbey Road Studios to launch a new production music catalog, Abbey Road Masters. Abbey Road Masters will create and curate original music, all of which will be recorded, mixed and mastered at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and adhere to the studios exceptionally high recording standards. The initial slate of releases include Indie Soundtrack, Contemporary Score, Alternative Pop Voices, Indie Rock Noir, The Fantasy Orchestra and Cinematic Piano. ...

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ACCESS Acquires NetRange MMH GmbH to Create Next-Gen Connected In-Car and Home Entertainment Solutions

Tokyo, Japan, 16 April 2019 − ACCESS Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD., a global provider of advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies, today announced that it has acquired NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white labeled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems including OS.CAR, the new connected car infotainment platform. NetRange  became a wholly-owned subsidiary of ACCESS Europe GmbH as of April 15th, 2019. The acquisition comes at a time when the convergence between the automotive and media industries is gathering pace. In-car connectivity is enabling new use cases inside vehicles, while ...

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Facilis Technology Announces New Product Line at NAB

HUDSON, MA (April 16th, 2019) – At NAB 2019, Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, announced its new HUB Shared Storage line developed specifically for demanding media production workflows. Built as an entirely new platform, Facilis HUB represents the evolution of the Facilis Shared File System with the block-level virtualization and multi-connectivity performance required in  shared creative environments. “HUB Shared Storage is an all-new product, based on our popular HUB Server that launched in 2017. It’s the answer to our customers’ requests for a more compact server chassis, lower-cost ...

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