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UNITED STATES PROPOSES ATSC 3.0 AS INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL BROADCAST STANDARD

U Considering World’s First IP-Based Broadcast System   The United States of America has proposed to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) adoption of the ATSC 3.0 digital broadcast standard for use by all countries in the world.  The proposal is the first major step in the evaluation process for worldwide acceptance of the standard. The U.S. delegation proposed ATSC 3.0 ...

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Arrow bundles NetApp Storage with axle ai Software to Elevate Media Teams

Solutions target high capacity and quick access needs for rising corporate and education video markets   Arrow Distribution (www.arrow.com/) today announced immediate availability of a range of integrated solutions for corporate and university video teams based on NetApp storage systems (www.netapp.com) and software from axle ai, Inc. The three industry leaders have joined forces to provide complete solutions not only ...

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ICS-JMR Media MASSter 102 PRO: Portable Disk Duplicator With Windows 10 Update and New Features

Portable Disk Duplicator adds new features and OS update expand flexibility, enhance security and application compatibility with 3rd party vendors for years to come – supports three 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs There are a great many companies and studios that have to make multiple duplicates of HDDs and SSDs everyday, which is time consuming. Alternatively, failing or corrupt drives requires a ...

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Virgo Investment Group Announces $10 Million Investment in Bitcentral

  Last August and October I wrote about Bitcentral‘s groundbreaking FUELTM platform and how it empowers broadcasters, content owners and creators with an easy path to new “digital” revenue. The FUEL delivery system enhances existing media with a smooth and integrated workflow where “personalized” assets are monetized efficiently through advertising, with a server-side streaming engine, enabling higher levels of engagement, longer viewing, and more ...

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The Lightpower Collection to Showcase Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Defining Moments from Legendary Photographer Neal Preston at The 2019 NAMM Show

Proceeds from sales of Preston’s prints, books to benefit Behind The Scenes and NAMM Foundation charities Famed rock ‘n’ roll photographer and author Neal Preston has spent decades capturing rock’s most pivotal moments and the personalities who have defined music and pop culture. For over 40 years, Preston has toured with the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Who, Queen, Fleetwood ...

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Roland Expands Video Products Team with Chris Wissinger

Roland’s commitment to the professional A/V market is further bolstered with Wissinger’s appointment to head global video product marketing Roland announces the appointment of Chris Wissinger to the key position of Global Strategic Product Marketing, Manager for Video. Wissinger will report to Christian Delfino, Director Global Strategic Product Marketing, who made the announcement. Wissinger, a Dallas resident, began his career ...

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[email protected] Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio 2019 Covers the Spectrum with Entertainment Wireless and In-Ear Monitoring Academies

Live sound professionals to share best practices for implementing wireless and personal monitoring technologies in live production The [email protected] Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio is set to demystify the full spectrum of wireless audio technologies and techniques with the return of the Entertainment Wireless Academy and In-Ear Monitoring Academy. [email protected] events, organized in topical Academies, offer a variety of ...

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Focusrite Scarlett Interface Employed as a Key Component for the Podcast Engineering School and Show

Chris Curran is leading the charge to make high sonic quality the standard for the burgeoning podcasting industry and Focusrite’s Scarlett interfaces are key to that mission As both staff and a freelance producer/engineer at leading New York City studios like The Hit Factory and Quad Recording in the 1990s, Chris Curran has accrued credits on recordings for artists such ...

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axle ai Launches SeedInvest Funding Campaign

Boston based axle ai is in the news again. The pioneering company, continuing to address the largely unmet need for advanced video search and management tools for small to mid-sized teams, announced a week ago, the launch of axle ai GearTM, an integrated system which combines new Apple Mac mini computing power with axle ai’s browser-based, AI-capable media management, workflow and ...

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KHQ-TV Supercharges Digital Video with FUEL, Bitcentral’s Linear on Demand Streaming Solution

  Several months ago I wrote an article on Bitcentral, the dominant provider of news production systems known for their efficient media workflows and their highly anticipated FUELTM digital platform solution. FUEL empowers and enables TV stations and content providers to open up new revenue streams by giving viewers the choice to watch a newscast from the beginning any time they ...

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AES New York Convention Special Events Bring the Biggest Names in Audio for Exclusive Interviews and Events

Each year, AES Conventions are the place to be to experience and learn about the latest audio technologies and techniques, and, just as importantly, the talented individuals who make audio engineering possible and limitless. This year’s AES New York Convention series of Special Events – open to all AES badgeholders, including free Exhibits-Plus badges – brings a top-notch array of ...

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Silicon Valley Veteran Morgan Littlewood Joins iXsystems as Senior Vice President, Product Management and Business Development

Long time advocate of the company and former executive of Cisco and Violin Memory aims to make iXsystems the global leader in Open Source IT infrastructure iXsystems, the leader in Enterprise Storage and Servers powered by Open Source welcomes former Cisco and Violin Memory executive Morgan Littlewood. Littlewood brings a wealth of experience to the “Last Bootstrapped Tech Company in ...

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ProMAX Expands Platform Functionality for Adobe Creative Cloud

Panel and Proxy Offloading in Adobe Premiere Pro CC paired with Render Offloading in After Effects CC gives video teams the ability to maintain workstation performance and be more productive ProMAX Systems, a world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, announced new integrations to help accelerate production workflows for Adobe® Creative Cloud® users. The ProMAX integration includes ...

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ProMAX Announces Performance and Stability Improvements for LTO Media

Backing up or Archiving terabytes of media is a must do for any video production group.  Massive performance improvements offer speed increases to all Platform customers utilizing LTO. ProMAX Systems, a world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, proudly announced at this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam, improvements in performance and stability for all users backing up ...

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Bitcentral’s FUEL Revolutionizes On-Line News Production and Delivery Paradigm

Linear on DemandTM personalized digital streaming brings viewers and revenue back to content owners This month’s company highlight features Bitcentral, a well-recognized award winning manufacturer of news content production, distribution, aggregation and publishing provisions to broadcasters and content creation companies. The pioneering company, founded in 1980 as Miralite Communications, a provider of satellite networks worldwide, changed its name to Bitcentral ...

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Industry Veteran Chris Fenton Joins Wasabi Advisory Board

Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, announced that Chris Fenton, recent President & North American General Manager of Shenzhen-listed DMG, has joined their advisory board. In this role, Fenton will bring his expertise and experiences in the media and entertainment world to the cloud storage industry – which is set to top $11.1B annually in 2022, nearly double the current ...

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