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Matrox Monarch EDGE Encoder Enables Cloud-Based Production with Vimeo Studio

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — September 13, 2019 —At IBC 2019 (Stand B15, Hall 7), Matrox® and Vimeo will join forces to showcase cloud-based, multi-camera video production workflows over public networks. This technology collaboration will feature the Matrox Monarch EDGE encoder delivering four Full HD camera feeds to the Vimeo Studio 6 Live Production Switcher software for broadcast-quality, yet cost-effective multi-camera productions for live event streaming. Matrox Monarch EDGE enables a paradigm shift in how live event producers create exciting multi-camera content using the power of the cloud. This powerful encoder increases operational efficiency while minimizing on-site expenses by keeping the talent and/or production ...

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Vizrt Selects Matrox X.mio5 Q25 Cards to Power Viz Engine 4

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 — Matrox® Video today announces that Vizrt, the innovator of software-defined visual storytelling (#SDVS) platforms, has selected the Matrox X.mio5 Q25 SMPTE ST 2110 network interface controller (NIC) card to power its Viz Engine 4 render engine. The next generation of Vizrt’s core graphics engine and video compositing platform, Viz Engine 4 leverages the Matrox X.mio5 Q25 25 GbE NIC card to enable unrivaled multi-channel 4K video I/O over 25 GbE for state-of-the-art virtual studio set and augmented reality productions. Attendees of IBC 2019 will be able to see the platform drive photo-real, augmented reality graphics at ...

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Matrox Passes IBC 2019 JT-NM Interop Testing Program, Reflects Ongoing Commitment to SMPTE ST 2110

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 —Matrox® Video is pleased to announce that the Matrox X.mio5 Q25, Matrox X.mio3 IP, and Matrox DSX LE5 D25 SMPTE ST 2110 network interface controller (NIC) cards have all successfully passed the most recent Joint Task Force on Networked Media (JT-NM) Tested program for both the SMPTE ST 2110 standard and the NMOS/JT-NM TR-1001 specification. Matrox’s participation and technical contributions to the testing initiative represents a renewed commitment in maintaining the highest standard for multi-vendor interoperability in SMPTE ST 2110, IP-based deployments. Returning to the IBC 2019 IP Showcase, the JT-NM Tested program offers ...

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Matrox Now Shipping the World’s Only Four-Channel 4Kp60 XAVC Codec Card

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 — Matrox® Video today announces that the Matrox M264 S4 H.264 hardware codec card is now shipping. Having recently completed the official XAVC verification program by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. (“Sony“), the Matrox M264 S4 codec card supports up to an unprecedented four 4K channels of XAVC Intra, XAVC Long, or AVC-ULTRA encoding/decoding from a single-slot card. Combined with onboard de-interlacing and scaling functionality, the Matrox M264 S4 card provides a simple, cost-effective means of managing computationally demanding, high-density 4:2:2 10-bit and 4:2:0 8-bit workflows. Broadcast OEMs can now deliver exceptional encode/decode ...

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BBright Selects Matrox SMPTE ST 2110 NIC Cards for New Range of Media Production Servers

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 — Matrox® Video, a world-class provider of cutting-edge SMPTE ST 2110 network interface controller (NIC) cards for OEMs, is pleased to announce that BBright, a leading solutions provider for Ultra HD channel deployments, is launching an innovative range of Matrox-based media production servers for SMPTE ST 2110 workflows. Leveraging the latest Matrox ST 2110 25 GbE network cards, UHD-Channel, the first BBright IP-based media platform offering, will showcase state-of-the-art, 4K video I/O over 25 GbE at IBC 2019, on BBright stand 2.B39. Next-generation UHD playout, media production platforms In an effort to meet today’s ever-evolving media ...

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Matrox M264 Hardware Codec Cards Earn XAVC™ Validation for High-Density 4K Workflows

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 —Matrox® Video today announces that its Matrox M264 family of H.264 hardware codec cards has successfully completed the official XAVC verification program by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. (“Sony“). As the leading multi-channel 4K XAVC solution for PC-based platforms, Matrox M264 cards are capable of supporting up to four 4K60p streams of XAVC Intra and XAVC Long encoding/decoding from a single-slot card. Through this new XAVC capability, OEMs can now deliver a wide range of high-density, 4K XAVC validated solutions—including replay systems, ingest servers, playout servers, character generators, and more. Industry-leading encoding and decoding density ...

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MultiDyne Acquires Census Digital

Acquisition strengthens audio monitoring and processing portfolio with new embedded and openGear solutions, while extending fiber transport family Hauppauge, NY, September 13, 2019 — MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions has acquired Toronto-based Census Digital, a specialist in professionally-engineered signal processing, distribution, conversion and monitoring gear. The acquisition strengthens MultiDyne’s value proposition for professional audio monitoring and processing applications in broadcast, live production and commercial AV. MultiDyne will also take ownership of Census Digital’s existing fiber transport solutions, including an array of rackmount and openGear modular solutions that complement MultiDyne’s vast fiber-optic product line. “MultiDyne and Census Digital are known worldwide as ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini

Fremont, California – Friday, 13 September 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Mini a new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. ATEM Mini will be available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$295. The ATEM Mini will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth 7.B45. The new ATEM Mini makes it easy to create professional multi camera productions for live streaming to YouTube or innovative business presentations using Skype. Simply connect ATEM Mini and customers can switch live between 4 high quality video camera inputs ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Video Assist 12G

Fremont, California – Friday, 13 September 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Video Assist 12G which are new models of the company’s popular combined monitoring and recording solutions. These new models feature brighter HDR screens, built in scopes, upgraded batteries, 12G-SDI and much more. Blackmagic Video Assist 12G will be available in September 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide from US$795. The Blackmagic Video Assist 12G will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth #7.B45. The new Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR adds professional monitoring and recording to any SDI or HDMI camera in all HD, Ultra HD, 2K ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5

Fremont, California – September 13, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC and Linux, so customers can work on a wider range of platforms and editing software with their Blackmagic RAW files. Blackmagic RAW 1.5 is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design web site. Blackmagic RAW 1.5 will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth #7.B45. The new Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update includes Blackmagic RAW Speed Test which is now available on Windows and Linux for ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Update

Fremont, California – Friday, 13 September 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced a major new software update for Blackmagic URSA Broadcast cameras that adds Blackmagic RAW support as well as a whole new image processing design for improved quality. Also added is better lens control, updated on screen user controls and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Update will be available for download in November from the Blackmagic Design web site. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Update will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth #7.B45. Blackmagic Camera 6.7 Update features a new de-mosaic algorithm that dramatically improves sensor response on URSA Broadcast cameras, resulting in ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Videohub Master Control Pro

Fremont, California – September 13, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced Videohub Master Control Pro, a newly designed router control panel that allows spin knob scrolling of all router sources and destinations as well as direct button entry of any router crosspoint. The new Videohub Master Control Pro provides a built in LCD with easy to read anti aliased graphic labels for full access to every single cross point on the largest 288 x 288 Videohub routers. Videohub Master Control Pro will retail for $695. Videohub Master Control Pro will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth 7.B45. Videohub Master Control Pro allows ...

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AJA Upgrades IP Mini-Converter Receivers with New UltraHD & Reference Input Support

Performance improvements include UltraHD support for IPR-10G2 Converters Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.C25 (September 13, 2019) – Today at IBC 2019, AJA Video Systems announced a new v2.2 firmware update that introduces a host of performance improvements for its IP Mini-Converter receivers, including new UltraHD support up to 50p for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G-HDMI, as well as Reference Input support for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI. New UltraHD support for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G-HDMI at high frame rates up to 50p is targeted at helping production facilities fully maximize 10GigE infrastructures. Monitoring applications benefit from increased raster size, including multiviewers where UltraHD image ...

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AJA Announces Desktop Software v15.5

Introduces Metal support on macOS, full 2SI SMPTE raster support for 8K, RGB support for 8K capture and playback and many other additions Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.C25 (September 13, 2019) –  AJA Video Systems introduced Desktop Software v15.5 for KONA, Io and T-TAP products today at IBC 2019. The free software update features key performance enhancements that provide video professionals with enhanced creative freedom and workflow flexibility across Windows®, Linux® and macOS®, with improvements including full 2SI SMPTE raster support for 8K, RGB support for 8K capture and playback and new HDR Test Patterns in AJA Control Room. ...

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AJA Introduces New openGear® Compatible Cards at IBC 2019

OG-FS-Mini enables video frame synchronization in the openGear architecture; OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI expand AJA openGear scaling and scan convert capabilities   Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.C25 (September 13, 2019) — Building on its growing family of openGear® products, AJA Video Systems unveiled three new openGear cards at IBC 2019, including the OG-FS-Mini, OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI. OG-FS-Mini fuses the functionality of AJA’s newly announced FS-Mini frame synchronizer Mini-Converter with the openGear architecture, while OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI support DVI or HDMI to SDI region-of-interest scaling, scan conversion and image rotation in the openGear format. Each card is designed for use in ...

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AJA Launches the FS-Mini Frame Synchronizer at IBC 2019

Device combines high quality 3G-SDI, HD and SD video frame synchronization with up, down, cross-conversion into compact Mini-Converter Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.C25 (September 13, 2019) — Today at IBC 2019 AJA Video Systems introduced the FS-Mini, a new broadcast quality utility frame sync that packs the production-proven functionality and all of the reliability of AJA’s leading FS frame sync technology into a portable Mini-Converter. FS-Mini supports frame synchronization and up, down, cross-conversion of untimed 3G-SDI, HD and SD video signals. “From production to broadcast and live events, professionals often need devices with a smaller footprint, so we wanted ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Videohub Smart Control Pro

Fremont, California – September 13, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced Videohub Smart Control Pro, a new elegantly designed router control panel that’s designed to be the fastest way to switch router crosspoints. Videohub Smart Control Pro will retail for only $695. Videohub Smart Control Pro will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2019 booth 7.B45. Videohub Smart Control Pro is different to traditional hardware router control panels that cost thousands of dollars and are limited to being installed in small numbers and then shared by all router users. Videohub Smart Control Pro is low cost, and features 48 RGB illuminated crystal ...

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AJA Ships Corvid 44 12G with 12G-SDI I/O at IBC 2019

Delivers flexible 8K and multi-channel 4K I/O for Developer Partners Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference, Stand 7.C25 (September 13, 2019) — At IBC 2019, AJA Video Systems announced the release of Corvid 44 12G, an 8-lane PCIe 3.0 video and audio I/O platform supporting 12G-SDI I/O. Corvid 44 12G is available in ten different models, including passive or active cooling variants, for developer form factor flexibility. Corvid 44 12G models include high-density HD-BNC connectors and are available in low profile or full height form factors, while Corvid 44 12G BNC models include full-size BNC connectors. All Corvid 44 12G cards support ...

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