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New Channel in Balkans Selects Trilogy’s Gemini

Trilogy, a leading supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, has announced that “N1” a new news channel that will cover the Balkan countries of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina has selected Trilogy’s Gemini distributed matrix intercom system. Sold by Amisys, a broadcast systems integration company covering Serbia and neighbouring countries, to Balkan DTH and cable ...

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FOR-A to Intro Versatile XT2000 Video Switcher at IBC 2014

Unit well suited for many production environments, including OB truck, live event, TV studio, house of worship and educational settings Tokyo, Japan – At the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam, FOR-A Company Limited will unveil its HVS-XT2000 video production switcher, the newest addition to the XT switcher family. A flexible unit allowing up to 40 SDI ...

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Albis Technologies Introduces SceneGate(TM) 8073 Set-Top Box for IPTV and OTT Services

Featuring an Exceptionally Compact Design and Robust Performance, STB Offers Service Providers Affordable Solution for Delivering a Next-Generation Television Experience ZURICH — Aug. 25, 2014 — Albis Technologies today introduced the SceneGate(TM) 8073, an entry-level OTT and IPTV set-top box (STB) capable of delivering crystal-clear 1080p HD resolution. The SceneGate 8073 features a contemporary, extremely small footprint — 85 mm ...

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DPA Microphones Expands Sales Force

U.S. office welcomes three new Area Sales Managers; promotes new General Manager   LONGMONT, CO, AUGUST 25, 2014 – DPA Inc.,the U.S. branch of DPA Microphones, ispleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Spahr, Pedro Rocha and Leonardo Romero as Area Sales Managers for the Eastern U.S., Western U.S. and Southern U.S./Latin America, respectively.The company has also promoted Shan Siebert ...

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Backyard’s Kim Nguyen Gets Up Close and Personal With Music A-Listers for the MTV VMAs

Venice, CA-based Backyard director Kim Nguyen jumps inside the heads of some of the music industry’s finest in a star-studded campaign for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.  The spots feature poignant black and white close-ups of some of the 2014 show’s performing lineup, glimpsing into their headspaces as they anticipate the final moments before the show. From YouTube sensation newcomers 5 Seconds of Summer to ...

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INDUSTRY PIONEER PAULA HERMAN PASSES AWAY

NEW YORK, NY (August 25, 2014) – It is with great sadness that we report that Paula Herman, co-founder of Herman Associates and Herman & Almonte Public Relations and a 40 year veteran of the advertising, marketing and public relations industries, has passed away following a nearly two year battle with cancer. Paula began her career in advertising at J. ...

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RTW Launches Online Store on Company Website

Customers Can Now Purchase Selected RTW Products Directly from Relaunched Corporate Website   COLOGNE, GERMANY, AUGUST 25, 2014 – RTW, the market leader in visual audio meters and monitoring devices, is pleased to announce the launch of its new online store, operated by asknet, where customers can purchase a selection of RTW products directly from the company’s website. Now, by ...

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When The Game Stands Tall with Pixel Magic

Pixel Magic announced that it produced all of the visual effects for Mandalay Picture’s “When The Game Stands Tall”.  The movie opens on August 22, 2014. Inspired by a true story, this sport drama is about the journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur (Jim Caviezel), who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game ...

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Blue Hat Design Installs FUJINON HD Lenses at 12Stone Church in Atlanta

12Stone Church now bases video production at its four Atlanta campuses on FUJINON lenses Wayne, N.J. – As one of the fastest growing churches in America, 12Stone Church recently opened a new Atlanta metro campus called Sugarloaf, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art HD video and audio production facility complete with Grass Valley LDX80 Premiere cameras and FUJINON HD lenses ...

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Blackmagic Design’s Version 1.9.3 Camera Software Update

Blackmagic Design announces a new version of the camera software (version 1.9.3), which includes: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera: Added histogram, time remaining and audio level indicators. Also now allows the ability to use Up and Down to reveal and hide the meters while Left and Right will adjust the aperture of your active MFT lens. Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Added histogram, time ...

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Arqiva Selects Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE EM4000 Encoder for Major Upgrade of U.K. Terrestrial Broadcast Network

RENNES, France — Aug. 21, 2014 — Thomson Video Networks today announced that Arqiva, a leading communications infrastructure and media services provider in the U.K., has deployed the award-winning ViBE(TM) EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder with the next-generation Flextream statistical multiplexer. Three new ViBE EM4000 platforms now provide DVB-T/T2 video compression for the latest upgrade of the Arqiva Digital Terrestrial TV ...

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Chris Fetner, Mark Aitken, and Darcy Antonellis to Keynote at SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition

Industry Leaders Will Share Insights and Expertise at SMPTE 2014 Conference Opening and During Industry Luncheon and SMPTE Fellows Luncheon WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Aug. 19, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the three keynote speakers for ...

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Wohler Expands Reseller Agreement With Brazil’s CIS Group to Include File-Based Product Family

Wohler’s File-Based Line Will Help Increase Efficiency and Profitability for Latin American Media Companies SAN FRANCISCO — Aug. 19, 2014 — Wohler Technologies today announced that CIS Group, already a part of a select global network of value-added resellers for Wohler’s baseband and stream-based product lines, will now represent Wohler’s line of file-based products, as well. Key among them is Cinnafilm(R) ...

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Digigram to Introduce New Low-Latency, High-Density LX-MADI PCIe Sound Card at IBC2014

LX-MADI PCIe Sound Card Offers 64/64 MADI I/O, Latency Down to 3 ms, and High Stability in Audio Production and Broadcast Automation Applications MONTBONNOT, France — Aug. 19, 2014 — Digigram today announced that it will showcase the new LX-MADI PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) sound card, the latest addition to company’s unparalleled range of sound cards engineered for broadcast applications, at ...

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Forbidden to Present Two Sessions at IBC Content Everywhere Conference During IBC2014

LONDON — Aug. 19, 2014 — Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced today that they will moderate two sessions at IBC’s inaugural Content Everywhere Europe conference colocated with IBC2014 in Amsterdam. For each session, one in each of the Workflow and Cloud Solutions Theatres, Forbidden will introduce key clients ...

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Drama Republic and Eight Rooks use Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Expedite Collaboration on “The Honourable Woman”

Political Thriller’s Finale This Week on BBC 2 BOSTON AND LONDON August 21, 2014 ­– When the finale of the critically acclaimed “The Honourable Woman” airs on BBC 2 tonight and in a few weeks in the US on Sundance TV channel, the show’s production companies Drama Republic and Eight Rooks will commemorate more than just the completion of a ...

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