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Insight TV Expands Footprint in Poland

Insight TV signs partnership with East & West, offering its Polish viewers access to high-quality adventurous content in 4K.  Leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and content creator Insight TV has announced its latest launch on Polish cable platforms East & West, City Net and Gawex. This announcement follows a slew of recent partnerships and distribution deals across the region, and further marks Insight TV’s commitment to growth across Europe. East & West network subscribers can look forward to diving into Insight TV’s adventurous content in fully immersive 4K UHD HDR. Insight TV’s exciting line-up includes the recently launched epic Martial ...

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GB Labs FastNAS F-16 Nitro Installed at Kingdom Creative

Aldermaston, UK, 17 February 2020 – GB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent media storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, today confirmed that the specialist video production company, Kingdom Creative Studios, has installed GB Labs’ FastNAS F-16 Nitro storage system. Kingdom Creative founder and Managing Director, Simon Harrison, said, “Our talented in-house team works closely with major brands­ – primarily in automotive but rapidly expanding into new markets – to deliver powerful video content tailored to engage audiences on every platform, from television to social media. “However, our expansion, coupled with the advent of 4K, multi-cam shoots and ...

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Top Sound Designer Matt McCamley Insists on PMC Monitoring For His Studio

Accuracy without colour that isn’t fatiguing – that, says Sound Designer Matt McCamley, is exactly what he was looking for when he was choosing audio monitors for his studio in Australia. To meet that criteria, he opted for a 5.1 surround sound system based on PMC result6 compact nearfield monitors, which were supplied by Interdyn in Melbourne and installed by Interdyn’s Tom Jolly. “I was already familiar with the sound of PMC products having used PMC AML1 and TwoTwo Series monitors at previous studios,” Matt McCamley explains. “I was drawn to the result6 series because of the similarity they share, ...

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Bose Professional and Sennheiser Debut Audio Conferencing Solution

Sennheiser and Bose Professional today announced the Bose ES1 Ceiling Audio Solution, a powerful in-ceiling conferencing solution optimized for unified communication platforms. The bundle consists of the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone and three Bose products: the ControlSpace EX-440C conferencing digital signal processor, the EdgeMax EM180 in-ceiling loudspeaker and the PowerSpace P2600A amplifier. The solution ensures a transparent and reliable technology experience with no audio devices on the walls or tabletops, creating a modern-looking meeting room. Conferencing is about collaboration, and better conferencing is more than just technology. It’s about enabling people to seamlessly connect and collaborate without having to ...

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Captivating Swedish thriller movie The Perfect Patient, benefits from DejaEdit efficiency

DejaEdit supports award-winning movie “The Perfect Patient”, nominated for seven Guldbagge awards Photo credit: Copyright Nordisk Film, Ragna Jorming For Immediate Release, 14 February 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden –  Film and TV drama Editor Rickard Krantz, s.f.k. used DejaEdit in the movie ‘The Perfect Patient’ (Swedish title: ‘Quick’), which was nominated for Sweden’s prestigious Guldbagge award for Editing. The Guldbagge awards have been presenting industry accolades since 1964 for outstanding contributions to Swedish film and are equivalent to the BAFTAs.   Rickard Krantz is an experienced and highly respected editor in Sweden. The letters that appear after his name “s.f.k”, likened to ...

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Matrox Announces Maevex 6152 Quad 4K Decoder, Set to Debut at ISE 2020

All-in-one, low-latency decoder with HDCP and multi-stream-layout support delivers unprecedented multi-screen decoding performance and versatility MONTREAL — February 7, 2020 — Matrox® is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Maevex 6100 Series family: the Matrox Maevex 6152 quad 4K decoder. Built on the same core technology as the award-winning Maevex 6100 encoders, Maevex 6152 decodes up to four 4K streams—or many more lower resolution streams—across up to four 4K displays from a single, standalone appliance. Maevex 6152 also includes HDCP support to decode and display multiple streams of protected content. In addition, the Maevex encoder and decoder pairing ...

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Matrox Adds Touch-Panel Controller Support, Remote Monitoring Capabilities to Maevex 6020 Remote Recorders

Latest Maevex APIs enable new customization and control options to manage and maintain Maevex 6020 video capture appliances in education and enterprise environments MONTREAL — February 11, 2020 — Matrox® today announces two versatile APIs to provide enhanced customization and control of Matrox Maevex 6020 Remote Recorder appliances. Leveraging the Maevex 6020 Remote Recorder RS-232 and Maevex 6020 Remote Recorder REST APIs, users can support control of Maevex 6020 devices from a local touch-screen controller, as well as automate monitoring of all Maevex 6020 appliances on the network, respectively. These tools provide new, easy-to-implement approaches to managing Maevex 6020 appliances ...

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STARDOM’s USB 3.1 Gen 2 HDD / SSD Storage Can Deliver 10Gbps Extreme High-Speed Data Transfer Speed For Mac And PC

  As the 2020 NAB Show approaches, STARDOM Storage Solutions‘ exhibit prepares for what will be an exciting show for attending tech professionals with their incredible line of storage products. Last year, STARDOM announced its new USB 3.1 Gen 2 storage – i310‐B31, comes with USB Type C connector, support plug, and play, which can bring you 10Gbps extreme high-speed data transfer speed for MAC and PC. The new i310‐B31 storage supports one 3.5” or 2.5” hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD) and comes with USB 3.1 Gen2 interface, the data transfer rate up to 10Gbps. The user could ...

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Red Giant Emulates the Super Speed of “Sonic the Hedgehog” in New Cheap Tricks Episode

Portland, OR – February 13, 2020 – Red Giant has just released the first Cheap Tricks episode of the year, featuring “Sonic the Hedgehog” – out in theaters this Friday, February 14th – and his supersonic speeds. In the latest episode now out on YouTube, Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto, the Action Movie Dad, takes viewers through the paces of adding lightning-fast speed to their characters. Viewers will learn about 3D, compositing, color correction, and how to create cool looking VFX – like crackling electricity, particle-based dust, glowing light streaks and much more.  WATCH NOW: Cheap Tricks Episode 13 – Sonic the ...

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Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) to Host Open House for Educators, Students and Young Professionals

Launch event for new non-profit will feature speakers, roundtable discussions and more about artistic and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas. LOS ANGELES— The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA), a new, non-profit organization offering mentoring and career guidance to students and young professionals seeking artistic and technical careers in media and entertainment, will mark its official launch at an open house, March 7th, at Avid Technology in Burbank. Open to educators, students and young professionals, the free event will include speakers, panel discussions and information booths centered on behind-the-scenes careers in cinema, television and music. ...

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Introducing Stardom’s SOHORAID SR4-SB31+ RAID 5 Type-C Storage

    With the 2020 NAB Show coming up, STARDOM‘s exhibit is sure to be a treat for the technology professionals attending the 2020 NAB Show. This April, STARDOM will showcase their new RAID 5 Type-C Storage, the SR4-SB31+. The new exterior of SR4-SB31+ has the touch panel for touch power and touch setting function that is not only user-friendly but also for elegant outlook. It supports four 3.5” or 2.5” hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD) comes with standard hot-swappable drive tray. It provides USB PD (Power Delivery) of 15W (5V/3A), 18W (9V/2A) and 24W (12V/2A) charging for ...

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Telestream’s Latest Cloud Media Processing & Video Quality Monitoring Ecosystem At 2020 NAB Show Exhibit

  At the 2020 NAB Show, Telestream®, a leading provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring, and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, will demonstrate new enhancements to Vantage Cloud Port, PRISM, and its iQ monitoring solutions from a new location in the front of NAB’s South Lower Hall. From content creation and packaging to multiplatform and multiscreen content delivery with quality monitoring at every stage, Telestream is working with the world’s top tier content owners, broadcasters and distributors to develop new infrastructure and business models that meet their business goals. Part of meeting ...

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PlayBox Neo CIAB Playout Goes Live at SoundView Broadcasting, New York

SoundView Broadcasting, a global broadcast service provider, has invested in a PlayBox Neo multichannel playout system for its headquarters in the heart of New York City’s TV and motion picture district. “The new installation comprises latest-generation AirBox Channel-in-a-Box servers in content ingest, master playout and backup configurations,” comments SoundView Broadcasting Director of Operations Sarmad Zafar. “They are straightforward to install, configure well and perform very reliably. We also have fast access to support from PlayBox Neo USA if needed. The PlayBox Neo user interface is very operator-friendly, easy to learn and displays exactly the information needed at each stage of ...

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Director Adrian Elliot’s Boundary-Bending Comedy “This Isn’t Me” to Screen at SXSW

Multi-award-winning comedy dares to touch delicate issues with candor and makes its Austin debut as part of the fest’s episodic pilot competition.  SAN FRANCISCO— This Isn’t Me, an audacious new comedy series directed by ONE TWENTY NINE FILMS director Adrian Rojas Elliot and written by Ben Kawaller about an earnest but inept gay man’s search for meaning and intimacy, is headed to SXSW 2020 as part of the fest’s Episodic Pilot Competition. The show, which won Best Comedy Pilot and Best Actor at Catalyst Content Festival and Best Episodic honors at New York’s Transparent Film Festival, screens March 16 and ...

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Sohonet’s ClearView Pivot Offers Studios a Remote Post Collaboration Solution

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 13, 2020)–Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry, is introducing ClearView Pivot, a solution for real-time remote editing, color grading, live screening and finishing reviews at full cinema quality. The new solution will provide connectivity and collaboration services for productions around the world and is currently being deployed by a major Hollywood studio. ClearView Pivot offers 4K high dynamic range (HDR) with 12-bit color depth and 4:4:4 chroma sampling for full-color quality video streaming with ultra-low latency and is provided over the company’s uncontended private media network, ...

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Calrec NAB 2020 Show Preview: Central Hall Stand C8008

Calrec Showcases AoIP and Virtual Mixing Capabilities New: Type R for TV Calrec’s Type R for TV is a new virtual mixing console with its design allowing customers to take advantage of these new workflows. It’s flexible and integrated native IP core gives customers a way to benefit from virtual working practices by integrating with station automation systems. Type R for TV is driven by station automation and is compatible with popular station automation systems including Ross Overdrive, Sony ELC and Grass Valley Ignite. Type R is the best of both worlds – it provides fully automated programming with real-time ...

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Sinclair Broadcast Group to use Marquis Broadcast production storage optimisation and management tools

Analysis Parking, with enterprise monitoring dashboard, is being deployed across all SBG news operations Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest television broadcast companies in America, is deploying Marquis Broadcast’s Analysis Parking software with a new enterprise monitoring dashboard for its many facilities across the United States. During its expansion, Sinclair Broadcast Group has always focused on optimising best practices for its news technology and operations. Part of this focus was to streamline and simplify the management and monitoring of multiple Avid NEXIS® systems, helping users manage Avid projects and valuable storage space more efficiently. Paul Spinelli, director of engineering ...

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VUALTO PARTNERS WITH ATEME FOR AUTOMATED ENCODER INTEGRATION

VUALTO, an expert in cloud-based OTT video delivery and orchestration, has partnered with ATEME, a leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, for automated encoder integration within the VUALTO CONTROL HUB (VCH) video orchestration tool, which allows for multiple origins and encoders to be integrated seamlessly. The VCH is vendor agnostic and interoperable with a host of technology partners. The VCH now has full integration for ATEME’s TITAN Live and TITAN Mux encoding solutions, providing: Integration with the TITAN Live API to automate live event streaming workflows The ability to set specific inputs and outputs ...

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