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Alan Alda to Receive the NAB 2019 Distinguished Service Award

The 2019 NAB Show kicks off on Monday, April 8th and will feature the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award to Alan Alda and the Opening Keynote and State of the Industry address by Gordon Smith, President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters. Open to all registered attendees with All-Badge Access on the Main Stage. Every year, the ...

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The Las Vegas SuperMeet Bids Farewell

After an impressive run of 18 years of mingling, networking, and enjoying a few cocktails and parties with industry peers, the Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet has come to an end. The SuperMeet provided the post-production and broadcast community an opportunity to not only learn about latest technology trends, but also to network and share industry news and opportunities in a ...

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The One and Only, Robert De Niro Opening Keynote #NABSHOWNY

Robert De Niro (need I say more) will be headlining the 2018 Show Opening at NAB Show New York. De Niro is a legend of the production world (both in front of and behind the camera) totally solidifies his decades of experience in the entertainment industry. De Niro’s fireside chat will be moderated by Dade Hayes, Contributing Editor- Deadline Hollywood ...

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ATTO and AVID: Certified Collaborations for Over 20 Years

ATTO Technology, Inc., announced that their ThunderLink® 40GbE and 10GbE ThunderboltTM 3 adapters and 40GbE FastFrameTM Network Interface Cards (NICs) have been certified for use with the latest Avid® NEXIS® collaborative shared storage solutions. “ATTO ThunderLink adapters and Network Interface Cards are well-positioned to provide the latest 40GbE and 10GbE connectivity to Avid NEXIS and Avid NEXIS | PRO storage ...

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#NABSHOWNY Save $100: NY POST PRODUCTION CONFERENCE, NAB SHOW NEW YORK & AES Exhibits

Time is still left for receiving $100 off on the 2-day full conference pass (regularly $895) simply by using code PP27. This offer expires on 9.13.2018 (yeah, that’s today). So for the procrastinators that live in most of us, this is your last chance to save $100.00 and use that money for a nice steak dinner downtown. Go Here: www.nabshowny.com/conference/postproduction-conference-nyc ...

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#IBC2018 Exhibitor Spotlight: Osprey Video

Osprey Video will be showcasing their impressive line of technology at IBC2018, RAI Amsterdam at stand 7.D19. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to witness the powerful 12G-SDI and 3G-SDI PCI Express M.2 Raptor Capture Cards. Both units feature: SimulStream | Seamless Adaption to Input Signal Changes | Cropping | Custom Loss of Signal Insertion | Watermarking | CC Overlay | ...

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Lawo Names Phil Myers Senior Director of IP Systems

Phil Myers has joined Lawo, the global leader for innovation driven technologies for the broadcast industry, as the Senior Director of IP Systems (a newly created position). The duties will focus on IP product portfolio and core technology development across the Lawo business as well as supporting the Advisory Board with strategic and technology direction. The appointment comes at a ...

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#IBC2018: Dell EMC Offers Flexibility Across the Board

Dell EMC will exhibit in booth #7.C39 at the IBC Show 2018 in RAI Amsterdam, on September 13th-18th, 2018. They will be demonstrating the latest in storage technology offerings that covers high end broadcasters, sport organizations, and post-production facilities. With the onset of increasing Virtual Reality productions having more and more customers adapting to the driving technologies which support such ...

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ATTO Technology 30 Years and Strong

ATTO Technology, Inc., based in Amherst, New York, is the recognized leader in the Information Technology and Media & Entertainment storage connectivity markets is celebrating 30 years of world class innovation. Founded by Tim Klein and Dave Snell, who chased a vision in 1988. Klein and Snell realized that if they increase speedy access to computer storage, the entire system ...

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FLUOTEC’S VEGALUX 300 LIGHTS NAB Show LIVE

By: Matt Harchick Contact: matt@broadcastbeat.com Broadcast Beat has been producing NAB Show LIVE for the last three years and when Ryan Salazar (The show’s Executive Producer) wanted true “White Light” for the show, he turned to none other than FLUOTEC. For this year’s “2018 NAB Show LIVE” broadcast, FLUOTEC enlisted their “VegaLux 300” Fresnel to handle the show’s needs. “Accuracy, ...

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Omnicom Media Group Inc. Hits a Decline in Shares

Omnicom Media Group is the media division of Omnicom Group Inc. which is comprised of three major networks consisting of: OMD Worldwide the leading global media communications agency, which employs 10,000 professionals across 100 countries serving the world’s highest profile brands. OMD provides a focused range of services globally including communications strategy, media planning and buying, digital execution, content creation, ...

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Metaliquid Is Making AI Video Analysis Reality

Metaliquid applies neutral net based technology to comprehend video images and creates semantic and time dependent context analysis that are meeting the needs of the video and media market industry. Specifically this form of AI is quite different from a broadcast perspective whereas we normally see voice recognition being utilized for captioning or subtitling, now with the onset of advancing ...

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The 54th SBE National Meeting Oct 2-3 in Danvers, MA

The 54th National Meeting of the Society of Broadcast Engineers will be held on October 2nd and 3rd, 2018 in Danvers, MA, home to Chapter 11 of Boston. The event will be held in conjunction with the Media Resource Expo (MRE) which will include media equipment and a services trade show with multiple technical sessions focused for media engineers, technicians, ...

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Product Spotlight: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

It comes as no surprise that Blackmagic Design creates incredible products at incredible pricing. The new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (expected availability date of September 3, 2018) is focused not only for the professional but also for the consumer.  This incredible cinema camera features a 4/3″ sensor which captures 4096×2160 DCI 4K images at rates up to 60fps in ...

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#BROADCASTASIA: Capture the Future!

BroadcastAsia 2018 is offering many exciting technology highlights for this years show.  Our television industry is always moving and exploring different ways to provide a better way in reaching viewers. Whether it be through IP based broadcasting or content media security, the one baseline remains the same “capture the future”. This years conference at #BROADCASTASIA 2018 will certainly showcase many ...

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Rachel Matchett to Lead Technicolor Visual Effects!

Rachel Matchett has been named head of the VFX brand, Technicolor Visual Effects. Technicolor’s VFX brand is expanding to a global offering and that will provide for an integrated pipeline of services that will work side by side within the same facilities that house Technicolor’s post-production services. Now with local studios in LA, Toronto, and London this full service VFX ...

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