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Shotgun Taps Amazon Web Services to Accelerate Multiregion Performance

– Updates improve the Shotgun experience for customers around the world – April 20, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA)—Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based review and production tracking software, announced that it has leveraged Amazon Web Services to bring an improved experience to customers around the world with new, multiregion hosting. As production businesses around the world continue to grow, so too ...

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AJA Announces Free Desktop Software v13 for KONA™, Io™ and T-TAP™

– Introduces HLG Support for HDR workflows, 12-Bit/BT.2020 Support for Apple® Final Cut Pro® X, ProRes XQ Playback, KONA IP Support for JPEG 2000 and More – Grass Valley, CA (April 19, 2017) — AJA Video Systems unveiled Desktop Software v13 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP families of video and audio input/output devices, which will be on display at ...

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AJA Announces Support for Latest Adobe Premiere Pro CC Spring Release Including Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR Workflows

New AJA Desktop Software v13 for KONA 4, Io 4K and KONA IP Brings Support for HLG Playout and JPEG 2000 Workflows to Adobe Premiere Pro Grass Valley, CA (April 19, 2017) — AJA Video Systems today announced support for exciting new HDR and JPEG 2000 workflows with the new spring releases of Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe ...

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Singular.Live Launches Ahead of NAB 2017, Bringing Personalized, Interactive Graphics to OTT

– Cloud-based platform combines live production and graphics tools into a web-based interface to simplify the creation and delivery of compelling video to consumer devices – SINGAPORE (April 17, 2017)—Singular today announced the release of Singular.Live, a cloud-based platform for OTT that allows content producers to easily design, build, control and publish interactive graphics on top of live video feeds ...

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Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

San Jose, CA (April 18, 2017)— Light Field Lab, Inc. officially debuts today, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of Engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab builds on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent venture ...

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AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 Firmware with Avid MXF Support

Grass Valley, CA (April 13, 2017) — AJA Video Systems today released Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware featuring Avid MXF support for HD workflows. Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 is available now as a free download and expands production workflows by adding MXF with OP1a support for DNxHD encoded files to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and playback device. Building ...

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AJA Announces $1000 Price Drop for Ki Pro Ultra 4K/UltraHD File-Based Recorder and Player Bringing Cost Down to $2995

Grass Valley (April 10, 2017) — AJA Video Systems today announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. AJA also announced $100 price reductions for the KiStor Dock and Pak Dock respectively, bringing the cost of the Thunderbolt™ and USB docks for Pak and KiStor ...

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Crafty Apes Delivers Incredible Subtle VFX for ‘Hidden Figures’ with Help from Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya

“Hidden Figures” recounts the story of three female African-American mathematicians who played an integral role John Glenn’s launch into space and return. Captured on 35mm film, the movie is largely live action, but features nuanced CG throughout. Crafty Apes delivered 328 VFX shots for the film, working out of its Atlanta facility, with Founder Chris LeDoux at the helm, Mark ...

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AJA HELO Simplifies Streaming and Recording for Media Apex Productions Live Event Productions

  From Reggae on the River to the Enchanted Forest Gathering, live streaming has become a new norm on the music festival circuit, opening up doors for Humboldt, CA-based video production company Media Apex Productions whose sweet spot is multi-camera live production. With a full project slate planned for the year spanning music festivals and other events that require live ...

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RCS Teams with Perform Group on DAZN Redesign

Burbank, CA (April 3, 2017) – As part of its ongoing engagement with Perform Group, Reality Check Systems (RCS) recently completed a head-to-toe graphics redesign for DAZN, Perform Group’s live and video on-demand sports streaming service, available in Japan, Germany Austria and Switzerland (DACH). RCS designed and built all new visuals to enhance the viewer experience, in addition to delivering ...

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AJA Releases IPR-1G-SDI Mini-Converter for IP Workflows

Bridges JPEG 2000 over IP to 3G-SDI for source monitoring, digital signage, video walls and other point of use applications Grass Valley, CA (March 21, 2017) —AJA Video Systems today announced that its new IPR-1G-SDI Mini-Converter is now available. IPR-1G-SDI extracts a JPEG 2000 essence from an incoming IP stream and presents it for display on SDI devices. A rugged, ...

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VRLA Partners with IEEE VR to Present Academic Track at VRLA

-Latest Scientific Research and Development in VR to be Presented at Co-Located Programming Block from IEEE VR at VRLA 2017- Los Angeles, CA (February 24, 2017) — VRLA, the premiere virtual and augmented reality conference, today announced a partnership with IEEE VR to bring the latest scientific research in virtual reality to VRLA. This advanced academic programming block will be ...

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Autodesk Wins are Twofold this Awards Season

–Autodesk Technology Helps Artists Create 2016’s Best Films for the 22nd Consecutive Year; Arnold Renderer Honored with a 2017 Sci-Tech Award- Thursday, February 23, 2017 9:00 am EST SAN FRANCISCO–(PR NEWSWIRE) — Artists from around the world used media and entertainment software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) for the 22nd year to help bring 2016’s most popular films to the big screen. ...

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VRLA Announces Unity Technologies CEO, John Riccitiello as Keynote Speaker

-VRLA VR/AR Conference Reconvenes April 14, 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center- Los Angeles, CA (February 22, 2017) — Unity Technologies CEO John Riccitiello–whose engine and platform powers popular virtual and augmented reality experiences–will deliver a keynote address at the VRLA Expo on Friday, April 14th. The expo takes place April 14-15, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center ...

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AJA Ships Video Over IP to HDMI Bridge

– New IPR-1G-HDMI IP Video and Audio to HDMI Converter Available Now – Grass Valley, CA (February 8th, 2016) —AJA Video Systems today released IPR-1G-HDMI, a new Mini-Converter designed to convert JPEG 2000 IP video and audio streams to HDMI. IPR-1G-HDMI converts VSF TR-01 and other JPEG 2000 over MPEG2-TS formats for output on a full-size HDMI 1.4 interface. The ...

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AJA Ships HELO H.264 Streaming and Recording Device

Grass Valley, CA (February 8, 2017)—AJA Video Systems today released HELO, its portable new H.264 streaming and recording device. Combining 3G-SDI and HDMI I/O into one standalone appliance, HELO allows users to stream video signals directly to Web Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) while simultaneously encoding and recording H.264 files to an SD card, USB drive or network-based storage with the ...

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