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Boston Limited launches Stream+, an optimised solution for large-scale ultra-high-density live video encoding

The Hague, Netherlands – November 12, 2019 – Boston Limited, today announced the launch of Stream+ during a keynote address from Manoj Nayee, managing director Boston Limited, during the Xilinx Developer Forum (XDF) Europe, 12 – 13 November, The Hague, Netherlands. Stream+ is an optimised solution enabling large scale ultra-high-density live video encoding. The new appliance is configured using Supermicro® building blocks and powered by Xilinx Alveo accelerator cards and V-Nova’s P+ software. Hyperscale video services like social and e-sports networks need to encode and serve vast numbers of live streams to their users. The server infrastructure required to satisfy ...

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In collaboration with Imperial College London, Three Media have implemented “near” real time platform optimisation within their product XEN:Pipeline; securing SLA compliance and overall profitability

Research project results in significant performance improvements, simulation accuracy, and AI-driven optimisation for any workflow or business process Manchester, UK – 12 November 2019 – Three Media, media specialist and product provider of XEN:Pipeline, today announced the completion of an 18-month project in conjunction with Imperial College London. The goal of the project was to make media supply chain processing more affordable by identifying ways to reduce costs and maximise workflow, process and resource efficiencies. The project, called Digital Media Data Analytics (DMDA), was initiated and led by Three Media in conjunction with an Imperial College London team headed by ...

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Derana TV Selects LiveU Technology for its Entire Newsgathering Operations

Derana TV, Sri Lanka’s premium entertainment channel, has deployed LiveU technology throughout its news operations – Ada Derana – for ongoing newsgathering, in Sri Lanka and abroad. Ada Derana, considered to be the country’s most unbiased and comprehensive news property, will use multiple LiveU units to cover the presidential election, scheduled for 16th November 2019.   Madhawa Madawala, Executive Director and COO, at Derana TV, said, “Choosing LiveU has been an extremely smart and strategic decision – equipping us with a technology that can travel places with us. We have a news team of 100 people geared to deliver the ...

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LAURA PODOLAK WADDELL JOINS GRAVITY MEDIA TO MANAGE ITS NORTH AMERICAN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Former Pac-12 Networks Senior Director will oversee the service delivery for a major studio operations project Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has appointed former Pac-12 Networks Sr. Director, Content Production Laura Podolak Waddell as its new Director, Strategic Partnership Management for North America. Laura joins the team to enhance brand relationships with a focus on an ongoing studio operations project that Gravity Media is overseeing for a major media and technology brand. After nearly a decade of local news production for radio stations in Colorado ...

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Red Bull Street-Style World Championship event to broadcast live in 4K UHD HDR around the world via Insight TV

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster, content creator and format seller, has partnered with global multi-platform channel Red Bull TV to broadcast the 2019 Street-Style Football World Championship finals live in 4K UHD HDR on November 15. Taking place in Miami, Florida, the 90-minute event will be broadcast live on all of Insight TV’s linear channels (both HD and UHD) outside of the U.S.  Viewers will also be able to livestream the football tournament on both Red Bull TV and Insight TV’s SVOD platforms. It will be broadcast again the next day during primetime for those who ...

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Puthiya Thalaimurai TV use Quicklink TX for bureaucrat, politician and journalist interviews

  Puthiya Thalaimurai TV, part of New Gen Media Corporation, are using the Quicklink TX on their 24×7 live news channel to interview important bureaucrats, politicians and independent journalists worldwide. Launched in 2011, Puthiya Thalaimurai TV has become extremely popular in India and abroad due to its independent editorial stance. The channel looks at issues through the eyes of the regular person and serves as a platform that airs people’s views and opinions. Using the Quicklink TX, Puthiya Thalaimurai TV can introduce guests into their discussions using any Skype enabled device. As the Quicklink TX can receive from and send ...

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disguise gx range powers video intensive MTV 2019 VMA’s show

In August 2019, MTV hosted its 36th Annual Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, USA. The awards saw performances from some of the biggest names in the modern music  including Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Missy Elliot, and Miley Cyrus to name but a few. Broadcast globally, the show saw an audience of over 1.5million tune in to watch the show. The show featured an eye-popping array of video elements throughout the show with used during performances and for stage design and text listings of performers and presenters. Entertainment design firm Visual Noise Creative LLC deployed ten disguise ...

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Rugged Movement On-Set With Matthews Rock n’ RollerTM Wheel Sets

Burbank, California – Matthews Studio Equipment, known for smart solutions that ease life on set, introduce new Rock n’ RollerTM Wheel Sets. Already becoming an essential addition to Matthews’ hallmark grip and lighting stands, Rock n’ Rollers quickly simply slip on, ready to smoothly roll over rocks, power cables, cable crossovers, gravel, asphalt, uneven concrete, and soft grass. Designed by request and input from DITs, Steadicam ops, video assistants, grips and gaffers, these useful add-ons feature 3 foam semi-pneumatic tires, 3” wide by 8” diameter that won’t go flat and enhance stability. With 360-degree rotation, they maneuver in any direction yet ...

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NUGEN Offers Unequalled Audio Post Plug-Ins for Music and Television Projects

LOS ANGELES, NOVEMBER 7, 2019 – As the top-line audio editing software brand for television and music mixers and producers around the world, NUGEN Audio has gained significant notoriety throughout the industry. When Mix Engineer Jorel Corpus received a copy of the company’s Producer bundle at an event surrounding the GRAMMY’s, he soon realized it was the perfect complement to his existing workflow for his range of music and television projects. Corpus explains that prior to receiving the software, he had heard great things about NUGEN and, after using the plug-ins, he quickly realized the full breadth of the solutions’ ...

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PMC Appoints Vintage Studios As Its Thai Distributor For All Pro Audio Monitors

PMC Speakers is delighted to announce that Vintage Studios has been appointed as its official distributor in Thailand, with responsibility for the company’s entire range of professional monitoring products. Located in the Bang Na district of Bangkok, Vintage Studios was established in 2002 by the Puengrusme family as a commercial music recording, mixing and mastering facility. The Puengrusme family’s passion for music and attention to detail secured a strong future for Vintage Studios and a reputation for delivering very high quality results. In 2016 Vintage Studios added a new string to its bow by taking on distribution for Solid State ...

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NewTek TriCaster® Mini Brings UHD Digital Media Production and Streaming to Schools, Businesses, and Professional AV

––Software-defined visual storytelling (#SDVS) drives the world’s most complete compact video production system to help everyone tell more stories, bigger, better, brighter, bolder––

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PIX and CODEX Brands to unite under X2X Media Group

PIX and CODEX have announced that the two companies are to be brought under a single unified brand identity with the establishment of the X2X Media Group. This brand consolidation will further strengthen the Group’s offerings to the entertainment industry, leveraging the two companies’ reputation for pioneering innovation and engineering strengths under a single umbrella while maintaining their strong identities and their independent routes to market. “Since PIX acquired CODEX in April we have been working hard,” says Marc Dando, Chief Design Officer, X2X. “Bringing us together, integrated as a single brand is a reflection of the impressive level of ...

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QYOU Media forms distribution partnership with Ethnic Channels Group in Canada

Long term distribution agreement to drive licensing for “The Q India” and “Q Polska” via world’s largest ethnic broadcaster TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, November 7, 2019 – QYOU Media Inc. (TSXV:QYOU; OTCQB: QYOUF) announced it has entered into a long term distribution agreement for its flagship networks “The Q India” and “Q Polska”, with Ethnic Channels Group, the world’s largest ethnic broadcaster that operates 80+ television channels from around the globe, serving the multicultural population in Canada, USA, MENA and Australia across 20+ language groups. India and Poland are both among the largest diaspora populations globally.  Recent estimates show over 15 million Indians living outside their ...

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TNDV Television Relies on TSL Products to Upgrade its Broadcast Workflow

TNDV Television turned to TSL Products’ TallyMan TM1 MK2+ units to help manage its tally and UMD workflow for various productions, including large-scale multi-stage music festivals and sporting events. The broadcast control systems have been installed across TNDV’s fleet of mobile television production trucks to handle tally routing to cameras, multi viewers and monitors. TNDV Television also added TSL’s ESP-1R expansion module to the system for contact closures, allowing for seamless integration with virtually any switcher or other mobile units via fiber and IP network.   For large music festivals, TNDV needs to be able to hand off camera feeds ...

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Periscope Post & Audio Appoints Edwin Polanco to Chief Engineer

HOLLYWOOD— Post-production IT specialist Edwin Polanco has joined Periscope Post & Audio, Hollywood, as its chief engineer. Polanco will set engineering policies, oversee technical operations and lead technology planning. He will also manage the engineering aspects of the facility’s ongoing buildout. “Edwin brings deep experience at large facilities and knowledge of current workflows and engineering best practices,” said Periscope Post & Audio general manager Ben Benedetti. “He is a great choice to take the technical lead as we continue to grow our facility and expand services.” Polanco’s immediate priorities are to ensure the facility’s infrastructure is optimized to support current ...

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Blackmagic RAW Format Used on Indie Science Fiction Thriller, Portals

Fremont, CA – November 7, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that filmmaker Hasraf (Haz) Dulull employed a Blackmagic RAW workflow throughout both the acquisition and post production of a new science fiction anthology feature, Portals. Created and produced by Chris White in association with Screen Media Films, the final and bookend segments of the thriller were directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, who opted to shoot on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW 12:1 constant bitrate. With a tight production budget, HaZ and his team were given only a week to prep and shoot. They then had two ...

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StreamGear VidiMo Go

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

New hardware-and-app solution turns a phone and external video source into a complete production platform, making it easier than ever before to create high-quality live content November 7, 2019 — Reading, PA:  Video content creators ranging from professionals to social media enthusiasts can soon have a better way to share their vision with their audience through high-quality live productions. Streaming solutions startup StreamGear Inc. will come out of stealth mode at tomorrow’s StreamGeeks Summit conference in New York City by launching VidiMo, a new hardware-and-app combination that turns a smartphone and external video source into a full-fledged, virtual video production ...

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RED BEE SUCCESSFULLY DELIVERED UK EXCLUSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUP TO A PEAK 12.8 MILLION VIEWERSHIP ON ITV

Red Bee Media delivered live broadcasts of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan for ITV, providing Playout, MCR and Media Management services throughout the entire tournament. With a total of 45 live matches on ITV and ITV4, Red Bee brought over 130 hours of world class rugby to millions of viewers in the UK during the 6-week event. Rigorous planning started in 2018 and included provisioning of extra staff, infrastructure and disaster recovery rehearsals as well as a full world cup simulation exercise ahead of the start of the tournament. Saturday morning’s final between England and South Africa peaked ...

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