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Major Vietnamese Telco, FPT Telecom, Chooses Thomson Video Networks’ Multi-Screen Solution to Drive Next-Generation IPTV and OTT Service

Award-Winning ViBE VS7000 to Provide New IPTV and OTT Encoding Platform for FPT Play Multi-Screen Service RENNES, France — May 29, 2015 — Thomson Video Networks today announced that FPT Telecom, one of Vietnam’s top three telecommunications providers, has deployed the award-winning ViBE(R) VS7000 multi-screen and HEVC encoding system to drive the upcoming new release of its IPTV and FPT ...

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Radio Algérienne Extends NETIA Radio-Assist Deployment to Boost Efficiency, Flexibility Across All Sites

CLARET, France — May 28, 2015 — NETIA today announced that Radio Algérienne is extending its installation of Radio-Assist(TM) radio automation software across 13 additional regional sites. Building on existing regional and national installations, this deployment of NETIA’s Radio-Assist will not only help Radio Algérienne to streamline operations at each site, but also enable the radio broadcaster to standardize processes ...

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Forscene Set to Expand in Asia-Pacific Region With New Reseller Strategy

LONDON — May 28, 2015 — With the goal of further expanding the use of its professional video editing software, Forscene, in the Asian market, Forbidden Technologies announced today that it has signed a reseller agreement with Singapore-based Broadcast Engineering Services (BES). The agreement is one of a series of new partnerships initiated at the 2015 NAB Show after Forbidden ...

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Artel Video Systems Names Mike Rizzo as President

Accomplished Strategic Leader Added to Accelerate Artel’s Growth Plan WESTFORD, Mass. — May 28, 2015 — Artel Video Systems, an employee-owned global provider of broadcast-quality video transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Mike Rizzo as president and CEO. Rizzo joins Artel with more than 20 years in executive management positions. Prior to joining Artel, Rizzo provided strategic consulting for ...

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Dejero LIVE+ NewsBook Software Updated to Enable Video Uplinks Using BGAN Satellite Terminals

BGAN Now Added to Range of Bonded Connections Available to Video Professionals for Transmitting Broadcast-Quality Video From Remote Locations WATERLOO, Ontario — May 27, 2015 — Dejero today announced an update of its LIVE+ NewsBook software for Mac notebooks. LIVE+ NewsBook transforms a Mac notebook into a highly versatile “go-anywhere” video uplink solution for transmitting live HD or SD video ...

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Neil Hunt of Netflix to Give Keynote at SMPTE Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference

Conference Highlights Include Panel Discussion Featuring Netflix Chief Product Officer, Session on AR/VR Advances, and Special Session on Security WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — May 27, 2015 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that Dr. Neil Hunt, chief product officer ...

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CP Communications Installs Barnfind BarnOne Fiber Transport Platforms in Two New Mobile RF Vehicles

Aboard Sports Production Trucks, BarnOne Systems Streamline Fiber Transport for Live Golf Coverage LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — May 27, 2015 — CP Communications, a turnkey provider of custom audio and video engineering solutions for sports and entertainment broadcasting, has adopted Barnfind America’s BarnOne multifunctional signal transportation platform to streamline fiber transport for mobile broadcasting clients. CP Communications has installed BarnOne ...

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TV5 Broadcasts Live HD Pre-coverage of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao With AVIWEST Digital Mobile Newsgathering Solution

Utilizing the DMNG PRO180, TV5 Transmitted Live HD Video From Training Venues in Los Angeles and Las Vegas to the Philippines Over 3G/4G Networks SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, France — May 26, 2015 — AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that pre-coverage of the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao boxing match, which took place on May 2 in Las Vegas, was ...

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Thomson Video Networks Enables CHILI, Italy’s Leading OTT Service Provider, to Launch Ultra HD Service

CHILI Deploys ViBE VS7000 Encoder to Deliver UHD Movies and TV Shows to Internet-Connected Screens, With Content Protection From Thomson Video Networks’ Partner NexGuard RENNES, France — May 27, 2015 — Thomson Video Networks announced today that CHILI, the premier independent Italian provider for the digital distribution of movies and TV series, is using the ViBE(R) VS7000 multi-screen and HEVC ...

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Telemundo 2015 — Expo, Cine, Video, and Television Show Product Preview for Riedel Communications

Visit Riedel Communications at Telemundo 2015 — Expo, Cine, Video, and Television Show On the Stand of Comtelsat, June 4-7 Riedel Products at Telemundo 2015 — Expo, Cine, Video, and Television Show: Tango TNG-200 Fully Networked Platform Supporting RAVENNA/AES67 and AVB The Tango TNG-200 represents Riedel’s first network-based platform supporting RAVENNA/AES67 and AVB standards. With its own dedicated intercom application, ...

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Video Clarity Launches New Log-Graphing Tools for ClearView and RTM Systems

New Software Tools Put Test-Log Data in Graphical Form to Make It Easy to Visualize CAMPBELL, Calif. — May 26, 2015 — Video Clarity Inc., provider of market-leading audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, today announced two new log-graphing tools for its ClearView line of video quality analyzers and RTM real-time audio and video monitoring solutions. A redesign ...

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Matrix Solutions Accelerates Growth Strategy

PITTSBURGH, PA – May 29, 2015 – Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of media customer relationship management (CRM) and sales intelligence software, has announced 45% revenue growth over the past 18 months, a 40% increase in their user base which has expanded into new media verticals, and a continued renewal rate of over 90%. Aggressively moving beyond their broadcast comfort ...

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STORY Adds Director Rich Michell

CHICAGO—Director/Director of Photography Rich Michell has joined STORY for national representation in advertising. A versatile talent, Michell combines storytelling skill with deep experience in product and tabletop cinematography. His credits include such diverse brands as 3M/Scotch, General Mills, Target, Subway, UnitedHealthCare and Wendy’s. Michell comes to STORY following a long run with Twist, Minneapolis, a company he co-founded. There, he ...

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Sound Devices Goes On Wild Ride With Cast And Crew Of Mad Max: Fury Road

SOUND DEVICES GOES ON WILD RIDE WITH CAST AND CREW OF MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Sound Devices 7-Series Proves Vital in High-Speed Production Across the Hot, Sandy Landscape of Namibia   NAMIBIA, AFRICA, MAY 28, 2015 — As the title implies, Mad Max: Fury Road is a mad and furious, high-action post-apocalyptic film set in a desert wasteland. The plot ...

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PrimeTime Lighting Offers 25% Factory Discount on Newest LED Lighting Products

GUS 51 LED Fresnel

Dallas, Texas – On a mission to introduce their newest LED studio lighting products, PrimeTime Lighting Systems announced a 25% factory discount for their GUS 51 LED Fresnel, 1SLED XB and MSLED XB broadcast lighting fixtures through June. Dealers, resellers and system integrators continue to offer their customary discounts in addition to the 25% off MSRP to television, worship and film ...

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Expand Your Horizons with the PANAVISION PANASCOUT App

Revamped Interface Offers Enhanced User Experience; Now Available on Android and Windows    WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (May 28, 2015) – Panavision has released a new and groundbreaking version of its popular PANASCOUT application. Adopted by industry professionals as an essential creative tool during preproduction, PANASCOUT was the first application to allow capturing and sharing of images encoded with the crucial metadata ...

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