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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions

Venture-backed Company Announces VFX Industry Veteran Mark Tobin as CEO Mountain View, CA (March 20, 2019) – Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development. DeepTrack is powered ...

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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News & Sports Productions

Venture-backed Company Announces VFX Industry Veteran Mark Tobin as CEO Mountain View, CA (March 20, 2019) – Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development.  DeepTrack is powered ...

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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 20, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna ...

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TVU Networks and South Korea’s KT Corp. Partner in World’s First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 20, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced a partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna ...

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Insight TV Signs MENA Distribution Deal with SAWA Rights Management and Launches in the Middle East on Jawwy TV Platform

Insight TV is announcing the launch of its linear HD channel in the Middle East on Intigral’s new OTT streaming service, Jawwy TV. The deal was managed by SAWA Rights Management (SRM), an award-winning content provider and producer and new Insight TV channel distribution partner in the region. SRM offers a rich line-up of broadcast TV channels and third-party titles to platforms throughout the Middle East and North Africa. This is the first time that viewers in the region will have access to Insight TV’s full line up of authentic and topical content, 24/7. JAWWY TV, a wholly owned OTT ...

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Gorilla Group Expands with DaVinci Resolve Studio for UltraHD 4K HDR Delivery

Fremont, CA – March 20, 2019 – Blackmagic Design has today announced that the Gorilla Group had chosen DaVinci Resolve Studio as part of a facility expansion that has added in support for Dolby Vision color correction and IMF format delivery for Netflix. Designed by Jigsaw24, the system features a dual boot, HP Z8 workstation running Linux and Windows, alongside an external crate featuring three NVIDIA Titan V 12GB graphics cards, 12 SSD slots for local storage and 40GB Ethernet. The suite relies on Sony BVM-X300 and Dolby PRM 4200 reference monitors. “We built the system after being tasked to grade ...

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Now Live: Red Giant Announces Magic Bullet Suite 24-Hour Flash Sale

Portland, OR – March 19, 2019 – Red Giant just announced a flash sale for Magic Bullet Suite, its widely-used color correction, finishing and film looks tools for filmmakers. For the next 24 hours, from 10am PT (1pm ET) on Tuesday, March 19th to 10am PT (1pm ET) on Wednesday, March 20th, Magic Bullet Suite will be 50% off in the redgiant.com store. Additionally, individual Magic Bullet Suite tools will be 30% off. To receive 50% off Magic Bullet Suite, use code MBSUITE50. To receive 30% off individual Magic Bullet Suite tools, use code MBTOOLS30. Discounts are applied to full licenses, upgrades, and academic purchases (already 50% off ...

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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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