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LIVEU NAB 2020 PREVIEW

LiveU Demos Affordable Multi-Camera Live Video Production Courtside at NAB 2020 LiveU is Changing the Rules of the Live Broadcasting Game in the South Hall (Upper), booth #SU2615 LiveU is taking center court to demonstrate the latest IP technology poised to change the rules of the game for broadcasters, sports producers, and content creators. This year, visitors to the LiveU booth will be able to experience a live video production featuring a complete Wireless At-Home Production solution in the LiveU Courtside Studio. Attendees can immerse themselves in the dynamic live multi-cam basketball court and studio, shoot some hoops, and see ...

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HPA Tech Retreat Supersession Makes a Movie

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has revealed details for a reimagined Supersession set for February 18, the Tuesday of the 2020 HPA Tech Retreat®. For the first time at the Retreat, this year’s Supersession will present a live production – from acquisition through post – of a short movie, in near real-time.  The culmination of the production will be a screening of “The Lost Lederhosen” at the day’s conclusion. Joachim “JZ” Zell, Vice President of Technology at EFILM, is at the helm of this year’s event. The HPA Tech Retreat, celebrating its 25th year in 2020, is comprised of the main conference program, ...

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Myers' ProTrack

Colorado Public Television Returns to ProTrack TV

Myers has announced that Colorado Public Television (KBDI), a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station serving Denver, Colorado, is returning to Myers’ broadcast management solution, ProTrack, as part of a station-wide technology update.  ProTrack will be the primary system within KBDI’s broadcast operations to manage content from the point of acquisition through to play-out and long-term storage. In addition, it will provide KBDI with a highly capable and proven platform to schedule, monetize, and traffic all of their media distribution activities. Utilizing the latest version of ProTrack which features an entirely new web-based sales environment will allow KBDI-TV to ...

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Sound Designer Scott Gershin Makes Multi-Format Mixing Projects Shine with NUGEN Audio

Metering, Upmixing and Loudness Capabilities Provide Exceptionality and Reliability to Keep Audiences Sonically Engaged Across All Platforms LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 28, 2020 – As a sound designer, mixer and supervisor, Scott Gershin takes pride in telling stories with sound. Throughout his 30-year career, Gershin has worked on over 100 films and received industry awards and nominations for his work on films such as American Beauty, Pacific Rim, Shrek and The Book of Life. More recently, his expertise has expanded to the broadcast, streaming, video game and virtual reality (VR) sectors. As a longtime NUGEN Audio user, Gershin consistently finds himself ...

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Jane Lynch Launches Career as a Commercial Director Via STORY

Golden Globe-winner directs her first commercial campaign. LOS ANGELES— Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Jane Lynch is joining STORY as a director for advertising projects. Lynch, who currently stars in the Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, has already completed her first project with STORY, a two-spot campaign, currently in post production “Jane Lynch is one of the most gifted comic talents working today,” says STORY executive producer Mark Androw. “She has a wonderful knack for storytelling, an impeccable sense of comic timing and a natural skill for directing actors. We are thrilled to work  with her and help ...

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StreamGear Fuses Smartphone and Dedicated Cameras into New Live Video Production Paradigm with VidiMo

  To anyone attending the 2020 NAB Show, ranging from video content creators, media professionals, and social media enthusiasts, you can soon have a better way to share your vision with your audience through high-quality live productions. Streaming solutions startup StreamGear Inc. fused smartphone and dedicated cameras into New Live Video Production Paradigm with VidiMo, essentially making a new hardware-and-app combination that turns a smartphone and external video source into a full-fledged, virtual video production and transmission facility.   The VidiMo System     Providing an easier way to create and share engaging live video content, the VidiMo system enables ...

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1606 Studio Ends 2019 on a High Note; Looks to Grow

Creative studio completes projects for Bay Area’s top agencies and tech companies. SAN FRANCISCO—For creative editorial boutique 1606 Studio, 2019 was a remarkable year. Launched in January by executive producer Jon Ettinger, and editors Doug Walker, Brian Lagerhausen and Connor McDonald, the company was busy cutting ad campaigns even before their workspace was fully set up. Now, 12 months in, they have worked with virtually every top agency in the Bay Area, including Argonaut, BBDO, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, Erich & Kallman and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.  They’ve also completed a string of assignments for tech giants Google, Facebook, ...

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ASUSTOR’S AS5202T Awarded Editor’s Choice Award And Among Best Tech Products of 2019

  Last year, ASUSTOR Inc. announced that the AS5202T was awarded the Editor’s Choice Award and named the Best NAS of 2019 by PCMag.com. The AS5202T was also named among the best tech products of 2019. Every year, PCMag reviews thousands of tech products and at the end of the year showcases its highest-rated products in a list. 2019’s top tech products, featuring the AS5202T, is not only an affirmation of the quality of an ASUSTOR NAS, but it is also a very useful illustration of the impression the NAS device will surely make at the 2020 NAB Show. There ...

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Three New ASUSTOR Apps Simplify Backups and Live Streams For Content Professionals And Broadcasters

  Most recently, ASUSTOR Inc. launched three new apps, which will come in handy for modern professionals and content creators attending the 2020 NAB show, especially those who live stream. Stream live with ASUSTOR Live, which streams live broadcasts from mobile phones or computers to multiple platforms as well as store streamed videos on a NAS. With a high amount of cloud providers competing for your money and data, managing multiple cloud services at once is likely to be tedious. DataSync Center integrates multiple services into one app, making data synchronization easier to manage and automate. Multiple tasks can be ...

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Marshall Electronics Showcases Miniature and Compact Cameras at ISE 2020

Next Generation HD and 4K Cameras Feature Upgraded Sensors for Quality Capture AMSTERDAM, January 28, 2020 – Marshall Electronics, a leading provider of professional cameras, monitors and accessories for professional AV and broadcast production, will feature its CV506 HD Miniature Camera and CV380-CS Compact 4K Camera at ISE 2020 (Stand 11-D150). Marshall recently upgraded its miniature and compact HDMI/3GSDI cameras with larger HD sensors, powerful next generation processors and improved industrial design. POV camera users will notice a true step-up in color and clarity, as well as improved signal strength and ultra-low noise output with stereo embedding ability (mic or ...

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Introducing Dalet StoreFront: A Frictionless and Secure Way for Media Organizations to Showcase Their Content to Their Clients

Paris, France – January 28, 2020 – Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced Dalet StoreFront, a new SaaS-based solution that enables Dalet customers to create a content marketplace that offers a familiar shopping experience for their B2B clients, partners and affiliates. Dalet StoreFront manages multi-user access to Dalet MAM stored content with advanced search tools to quickly locate assets, filtered to only show relevant materials to a qualified client. Underpinned by Dalet MAM orchestration engine for content preparation and delivery, Dalet StoreFront creates an optimal content shopping experience that maximizes inventory ...

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Magewell Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI

Magewell Debuting Versatile, Multi-Protocol Live Stream Decoder at ISE 2020

New Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI transforms H.264 and H.265 streams into HDMI output with support for wide range of protocols including SRT January 28, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell – the award-winning developer of innovative video interface and IP workflow solutions – today announced a versatile new conversion product that seamlessly brings together the worlds of IP-based streaming and baseband AV presentation equipment. The new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI multi-protocol, SRT-compatible streaming media decoder will make its first public appearance in stand 8-G475 at next month’s ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam. While earlier Pro Convert models transform professional ...

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Insight TV Welcomes The Start Of The Year With 45th Territory Launch

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster, content creator and format seller, has launched its inspiring content on Turkish pay platform D-Smart. This launch marks a milestone in Insight TV’s global expansion as Turkey becomes its 45th country. Owned by the Demirören Group, the D-Smart platform offers TV and internet services to more than one million households in Turkey. D-Smart subscribers can look forward to diving into Insight TV’s adventurous content told through the eyes of global influencers, in HD through the platform’s DTH Service and soon all in stunning  4K UHD HDR through the platform’s OTT Service, ...

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GRAVITY MEDIA TAKES OVER STAGE 5 AT MELBOURNE’S DOCKLANDS STUDIOS

Sound stage licensed to meet growing demand for studio space in Australia as content creation surges Melbourne, Australia, 28 January 2020 – Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has agreed the long-term licensing of Stage 5 at Docklands Studios Melbourne. The 750m2 sound stage is equipped for entertainment, game, panel, lifestyle, live-audience television shows, commercial shoots and events. The decision to take on the large site is part of Gravity Media’s plan to extend its local service offering and also meet growing demand for high-end studio ...

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Cablecast VIO Servers Help Granite Town Media Streamline Automated Workflows and Elevate Channel Look and Feel

  Tightrope Media Systems is known for its award-winning solutions in the Broadcast and Digital Signage markets. There is no doubt that its Cablecast Community Media exhibit will produce similar results at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas. This comes as no surprise, given that the latest generation of multi-format video servers for the highly-acclaimed Cablecast Community Media platform delivers significant time savings while improving viewer experiences. Most recently, Granite Town Media in Milford, New Hampshire made a conscious effort to outfit their facilities with the latest production and distribution technologies. Granite Town Media is committed to the creation ...

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JW Winco Produces Effective Pneumatic Clamping

  Pneumatic toggle clamps fix workpieces in place, position mechanisms and hold molds together. In this way, they not only simplify handling, but they also enable fully automated processes. JW Winco offers a number of flexible solutions for this purpose, which will undoubtedly be one of the main highlights of its exhibit at the 2020 NAB Show. Toggle clamps of the series GN 860 and GN 862 feature an important unique property: Using the over-center principal, which provides a positive lock during closing, the retaining force is maintained even after loss of pressure at the cylinder. The low-wear design, as ...

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JW Winco’s Specialty Hinges

  From simple hinges for welding on to multi-joint hinges with complex kinematics, the Winco selection has everything needed for superior door and flap solutions—Including extra functions. When you check out the JW Winco Exhibit at the 2020 NAB Show, you’ll probably think that when it comes to opening and closing, all the possibilities of hinges have already been exhausted. Not even close. Winco regularly succeeds in making further improvements to hinges, adding practical extra features or creating designs for very particular niche applications.     For heavy-duty applications, for example, try hinge GN 237.3, a compact, heavy-duty hinge of ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Delivers a Soundtrack Packed with Action and Laughs for “Bad Boys for Life”

Culver City, Calif.– Seventeen years after Bad Boys II, the Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in Sony Pictures’ worldwide box office hit, Bad Boys for Life. For its award-winning sound team from Sony Pictures Post Production Services (which includes  Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer/Re-Recording Mixer Steven Ticknor, Sound Designer/Re-Recording Mixer Tony Lamberti, Re-Recording Mixer Kevin O’Connell, Supervising Sound Editor Andrew DeCristofaro, Supervising ADR Editor Becky Sullivan and Sound Designer Laurent Kossayan), Bad Boys for Life’s infectious blend of full throttle action and side-splitting comedy presented unique challenges. Car ...

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