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Shotoku USA Wants Visitors to Get “Smart” at NAB 2019

Shotoku USA Wants Visitors to Get “Smart” at NAB 2019 Company’s SmartRail and SmartPed robotic solutions to share spotlight with new manual tripods and live video control option  Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 21, 2019 – Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, is binging “Smart” solutions to NAB 2019! The Company has announced plans to show SmartRail – its latest generation of rail-based camera systems – for the first time at a major US Trade Show alongside the extremely popular SmartPed fully robotic XY pedestal. Shotoku will also introduce new ENG/EFP manual tripods to its SX series, and ...

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NAB Preview: Tedial Scores with SMARTLIVE and Spotlights its Proven Version Factory!

Tedial Scores with SMARTLIVE and Spotlights its Proven Version Factory!  The world’s most comprehensive workflow solution tailored for sports and live events is now shipping. At NAB 2019 the company will also show its Version Factory 2019 and cost-saving, efficient features and functionality in HYPER IMF MAM and Evolution aSTORM. Malaga, Spain – February 20, 2019 – Tedial’s big news for NAB 2019 is that SMARTLIVE, its cutting edge automated live sports solution, is shipping! Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, gave NAB 2018 attendees a peek at SMARTLIVE’s power, and now it is ready for delivery. Tedial ...

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GatesAir Appoints Charles Sotto as Regional Sales Manager

Industry veteran will cover seven states in the Southeast US territory, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands CINCINNATI, March 13, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has strengthened its North American sales team with the appointment of Charles Sotto as Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast U.S. territory, effective immediately. Covering seven states plus Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, Sotto brings three decades of industry and entrepreneurial experience to his new role, including sales and business development roles with Sony and Harris, the company from which ...

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Gogo TV Takes In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to New Heights with AWS

Leading in-flight broadband internet provider Gogo recently committed to moving its entire infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Gogo is improving in-flight internet and entertainment experiences for millions of passengers around the world, leveraging a range of AWS services, including analytics, serverless, database, and storage. AWS services help the company to develop and deploy applications in hours instead of days, double the number of airlines it supports with its current workforce, and take an idea from concept to production much faster. The company also uses AWS Elemental Live video processing and delivery to ...

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WXPN Syndicates XPoNential Radio with Live, Uncompressed, IP-Based Delivery Service from StreamGuys and Barix

Barix Reflector service operated by StreamGuys provides reliable, internet-based delivery with uncompromised quality at cost-effective price point for expanding “Triple A” radio offering BAYSIDE, CALIFORNIA, March 13, 2019 – Philadelphia-based WXPN, the public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, takes great pride in its reputation for innovative programming and operational practices. When the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (adult album alternative) radio set out to develop a more sustainable distribution model for its XPoNential Radio channel — which not only extends WXPN’s brand and programming expertise, but also produces revenue — it turned to the Reflector service from streaming ...

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Broadcast Pix Introduces BPswitch IX Integrated Production Switcher with Expanded IP Connectivity at NAB 2019

Chelmsford, Mass. – March 13, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ will introduce the newest model in the BPswitch integrated production switcher product family, BPswitch™ IX, at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL4210), which runs April 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for productions that rely on IP-based workflows and remote cameras, BPswitch IX features six network inputs that support NDI and RTSP sources. To promote the new system, Broadcast Pix will give away a free BPswitch IX with camera control at the 2019 NAB Show. NAB attendees are encouraged to pre-register online for a demo at the Broadcast Pix booth. Once ...

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Waverly Utilities selects Amino to provide MoCA-enabled IPTV devices

Employing agile Amino devices enables US operator to boost efficiency while enhancing pay-TV video experience for its customers   Cambridge, UK, 13 March 2019 – Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, announced today that it has been selected by US telecommunications provider Waverly Utilities to supply Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA)-enabled IPTV devices and AminoOS software that will allow the Iowa multiservice provider to boost efficiency and deliver an enhanced pay-TV video experience. Waverly selected AminoOS powered Kamai 650M set-top boxes because they enable delivery of the required MoCA connectivity. They will be deployed to seamlessly deliver enhanced IPTV services across Waverly ...

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Dielectric Designs VHF Antenna System for Sutro Tower Repack Project in Compliance with Stringent Earthquake Code

Two San Francisco broadcasters will leverage structurally complex, top-mounted stacked antenna array; Dielectric to showcase THV Series of VHF antennas at 2019 NAB Show RAYMOND, Maine, March 13, 2019 — As a leading maker of innovative TV/FM broadcast antennas, Dielectric has completed the design of a technically complex, stacked antenna array for San Francisco DTV broadcasters KGO-TV and KRON-TV. The stacked array—a specialty of Dielectric’s—is slated for installation later this year atop Sutro Tower in downtown San Francisco. KGO-TV, the market’s ABC owned-and-operated affiliate currently broadcasting on VHF channel 7 will be repacked to channel 12. KRON-TV, the Nexstar Media ...

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IMAGICA Lab.Inc. Builds New Unified Editing, Color Grading And VFX Suite With DaVinci Resolve

Fremont, CA — March 13, 2019 – Blackmagic Design announced today that Tokyo based IMAGICA Lab.Inc. created a new post production suite, titled “SEVEN,” that unified the company’s editing, color grading and VFX work with DaVinci Resolve Studio at their Tokyo Ginza 7-chome studio. IMAGICA Lab.Inc.( www.imagicalab.co.jp) is the largest post production company in Japan providing various image production services such as video production, editing, film development, CG, game graphics and Web content. “Until now, there was no grading room that was mainly working offline editing, composite and MA work at Ginza 7-chome studio. There were many requests that customers also ...

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Grass Valley Advancing Fan Experience at Live Events with Enhancements to LiveTouch Solution Showcased at NAB Show 2019

MONTREAL – 8:00 EST March 14, 2019 – Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced even more capability in its powerful live highlights and replay production system, LiveTouch. Debuting on Grass Valley’s NAB booth (#SL106), the latest version incorporates 4K UHD slow-motion replay, direct playout and full super slow-motion support (2x, 3x, 4x, 6x, 8x). The new super slo-mo speeds as well as support for HDR make it ideal for pairing with the high-end capabilities of Grass Valley LDX cameras in either remote or at-home productions. The new integrated LiveTouch HDR capability easily handles color mapping from any format to the ...

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Actus Compliance and Logging Diagram

Actus Digital Amplifies Compliance and Logging Suite at 2019 NAB Show

Company integrates series of new innovative software tools to help customers optimize media and business intelligence ATLANTA, March 13, 2019 — Actus Digital will bring the latest innovations for its industry-standard compliance monitoring and media intelligence platform to the 2019 NAB Show, where the company will demonstrate how broadcasters and service providers (MVPD, OTT) can expertly manage multiple workflow tasks under the compliance umbrella from a single platform. Rather than force customers to rely on disparate workflow components, the Actus Compliance and Logging Suite streamlines the recording and management of content, clips creation and content repurposing, export into one centralized, ...

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PIXEL POWER: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. @Pixel_Power @NABShow #NABShow

Pixel Power provides innovative graphics production and integrated playout delivery systems for broadcasters, OB truck companies, playout facilities, post-production houses,

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#GALSNGEAR: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview with Amy DeLouise. @brandbuzz @NABShow #NABShow

#GALSNGEAR will host several pop-up events at NAB Show this year on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10. They’ll

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FileCatalyst: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. @FileCatalyst @NABShow #NABShow

FileCatalyst technology is developed by Emmy® award winning Unlimi-Tech Software Inc., a world leader in fast file transfer solutions. Founded

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Black Box Customer Service Earns Coveted Stevie Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — March 12, 2019 — Black Box Corporation of Pennsylvania (“Black Box“), an industry-leading provider of signal management and distribution solutions, including high-performance KVM and pro AV, systems, and connectivity and IT infrastructure products, today announced that the company was named a Bronze Award Winner of the 13th annual Stevie® Awards in the Sales & Customer Service category. The awards recognize the achievements of contact center, customer service, business development, and sales professionals worldwide. “At Black Box we are so devoted to providing outstanding customer service that we consider our support staff to be our best product,” said ...

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LTN Global at the 2019 NAB Show

The 2019 NAB Show will mark the first major event for LTN Global following the company’s acquisition of Niles Media Group, a Kansas City, Missouri-based company specializing in media content creation and TV remote production. With their combined creative and technical resources, LTN Global and Niles are positioned to bring to market new efficiencies and robust end-to-end workflows for content production and delivery.The 2019 NAB Show will mark the first major event for LTN Global following the company’s acquisition of Niles Media Group, a Kansas City, Missouri-based company specializing in media content creation and TV remote production. With their combined ...

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NFL’s Baltimore Ravens Leverage Major Control Room Install by BeckTV to Raise the Bar for In-Stadium Experiences

AUSTIN, Texas — March 12, 2019 — BeckTV, one of the United States’ premier design-build systems integrators, today announced that it worked with the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens to complete a new control room within M&T Bank Stadium for centralized production of RavensVision in-game content and promos distributed across the two main video boards; all ribbons, corner boards, and concourse video boards; and all concourse and suite displays. BeckTV served as system integrator for the control room project, which is a major component of an ongoing three-year, $120 million facility investment designed to improve the in-stadium fan experience. “The Ravens have ...

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Pliant® Technologies’ Features Latest CrewCom® Wireless Intercom System at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 12, 2019 — Pliant Technologies is showcasing the latest updates to its CrewCom wireless intercom system along with its newly enhanced SmartBoom LITE Headset, Drop-in Charger, Fiber Hub and the new FlexLR connector at NAB 2019 (Booth C8548). The newly released CrewCom firmware update includes numerous system improvements as well as the incorporation of new Oceania 900MHz models. The newly enhanced SmartBoom LITE Headset (PHS-SB11L) features an improved dynamic noise-canceling microphone with wider frequency response, increased sensitivity, an enhanced speaker with wider frequency response, reduced distortion and an updated foam ear pad for added stability and comfort. ...

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