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Calrec CABSAT 2020 Show Preview

Stand: Exhibiting with GSL Professional stand 308 Type R Calrec is showing its Type R modular, expandable, IP-based system at CABSAT. Type R makes use of standard networking technology and combines it with configurable soft panels that can be tailored to operator needs. Type R’s physical control system consists of three slimline panels: a fader panel, a large soft panel and a small soft panel. Each is compatible with COTS hardware and powered over Ethernet to keep cabling to a minimum. At the heart of Type R is a simple 2U core with integrated I/O resources to get customers up ...

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Shine TV Expands Innovative Use of LiveU Technology Across Series 2 of The Heist and Last Year’s Series 3 of Celebrity Hunted

After the success of the first series of The Heist, Sky has commissioned a second series from leading UK production company Shine TV, with this airing from February 6th on Sky One. Once again Shine turned to LiveU to create an innovative production gallery, as well capturing onscreen footage, with the company also deploying LiveU to create a flexible nationwide filming and comms system for its series, Hunted and Celebrity Hunted. LiveU’s UK partner Garland Partners oversaw technology supply and provided support. The filming of this year’s series of The Heist, which took place in and around Alnwick, Northumberland, UK, ...

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STARDOM’s Portable 2 bay 2.5” USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C Storage

  The 2020 NAB Show is just two months away. STARDOM will be an exhibitor at the global media event in Las Vegas this April, and with the recent announcement of its new MR2‐B31 portable storage, then it’s sure to be an exciting experience for all the tech and entertainment professionals attending the 202o NAB Show. The 2 bay USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C storage – MR2‐B31, comes with a USB Type C connector. It can support the data transmission speed up to 10Gbps and supports RAID 0/1/JBOD/BIG. It is with a simple and slim design, easy to carry. ...

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AJA Ships HDR Image Analyzer 12G with 8K Support

Grass Valley, CA – AJA Video Systems is now shipping HDR Image Analyzer 12G, the powerful, real-time HDR and WCG monitoring and analysis platform featuring 12G-SDI connectivity. Developed in partnership with Colorfront, HDR Image Analyzer 12G supports up to 8K/UHD2 HDR monitoring and analysis for high raster content over 12G-SDI, with the simplicity of single-cable connectivity for higher bandwidth workflows. HDR Image Analyzer 12G fuses AJA’s production-proven video I/O technology with powerful HDR and WCG image analysis tools from Colorfront, including waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis of up to 8K content over 12G-SDI for broadcast and OTT production, ...

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Chief Expands Award-Winning TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System

  The 2020 NAB Show is just two months away, and with Legrand AV being an exhibitor, it’s important to understand the role it will play. Earlier this year, Chief, the industry leader in AV mounting solutions had expanded its award-winning TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System to include the Samsung® IFH Series, Absen™ Acclaim Series (including Acclaim Plus and Acclaim Pro), Unilumin® UpanelS™ and Barco XT Series, and LG LAS Fine-pitch and Leyard TVF Series. Chief’s latest design for digital signage solutions, the TiLED™ Series, is a modular LED mounting system to support creative video wall configurations. The system ...

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Media Links Appoints Andy Armstrong to Drive Expansion into Cable Markets

Media Links®, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces the appointment of Andrew (Andy) Armstrong to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales, North American Cable Markets. Andy has a comprehensive understanding of the media workflows and business needs across the North American cable / MSO industry. In this new role, Andy will establish new revenue opportunities for Media Links through his thorough understanding of the challenges that cable service providers face. Al Nuñez, Media Links Senior Vice President of Sales for Americas & EMEA comments: “We welcome Andy to the Media Links sales management ...

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Season 3 of Netflix series, GLOW, continues with a new look with Cooke Optics

The Netflix series GLOW, which launched its 10-episode third season in August 2019, brings the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling to Las Vegas and the fictitious Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino. The production, complete with a full set of Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i prime and zoom lenses, captures the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization that started in Los Angeles but now find themselves in glitzy Las Vegas during the 1980s. Cinematographer Chris Teague met with show creators, executive producers and episode writers Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch to pitch his ideas for the ...

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VisualOn’s Adaptive NightVision Feature Enhances Proprietary Media Platform

  This April, VisualOn Inc. will be an exhibitor at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas, which no doubt comes from its success as an industry-proven video streaming solutions provider, Last year, the company announced the general availability of its Adaptive NightVision feature, which enhances its proprietary Media Platform player by allowing low-light or dark scenes to display more clearly for a superior viewing experience on mobile devices. Subscribers now have the ability to easily select the viewing effects they want directly on their mobile devices, which fulfills the promise of a high-quality, TV Everywhere viewing experience on any ...

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VisualOn’s Media Platform Enhances Russia’s NetByNet Viewing Experience with Advanced Streaming Capabilities

  This year, VisualOn Inc., the industry-proven video streaming solutions provider will be an exhibitor at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas. This comes as no surprise when last year, the company had announced that the Russian telecommunications provider NetByNet’s use of the VisualOn Media Platform (VMP). The deployment enables NetByNet to seamlessly deliver compelling video playback experiences for its Wifire service across all Android-enabled devices, including smartphones, smart TVs and set-top boxes (STBs). NetByNet aimed to provide the highest quality 4K video to its wide base of Wifire customers, but many were using Android AOSP STBs that did ...

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Riot Games in a league of their own with Calrec’s RP1 remote production solution

Hebden Bridge, 12th February 2020 — Riot Games’ 2019 League of Legends World Championship final in Paris relied on Calrec’s RP1 remote production technology for the English language feed for viewers in North America, Europe and Oceania. Dave Talavera, Audio Engineer with Riot Games, said, “When it came to building our new European facility in Berlin two years ago, we knew, given our experience with remote production, that was the path that we wanted to continue down. Calrec was the only company that had come up with a remote production solution for IFB and they are still very much at ...

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TETSUJIN Inc. Uses Universal Videohubs and More than 1,000 Mini Converters

Fremont, CA – February 12, 2020 – Blackmagic Design today announced that TETSUJIN Inc., a Japanese company that runs Karaoke-no-Tetsujin, a chain of karaoke venues, uses Universal Videohub 72 and Smart Videohub 40×40 routers, as well as a huge number of Mini Converters and Micro Converters for centralized management and control of their karaoke media operations. TETSUJIN is widely known for their karaoke chain, called Karaoke-no-Tetsujin, and a set of restaurants and web media business offerings. Karaoke-no-Tetsujin venues contain multiple private rooms for people to sing karaoke and are popular in Japan. Karaoke manufacturers stream songs and videos every week, which are stored in karaoke machines at ...

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Grass Valley Solutions Underpin NEP Europe’s Expanded IP Production Capability for a Summer of Sport

MONTREAL – February 12, 2020 – Gearing up for a bumper year of premier live sporting events, NEP Europe has bolstered its production capability with a host of Grass Valley live IP production solutions.  NEP is growing its capabilities across its OB and flypacks fleet, strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading outsourced technical production partners to premier producers of live sports and entertainment. At the core of the expansion are nearly 60 new Grass Valley LDX 86N cameras. The new cameras feature Grass Valley’s built-in DirectIP capability which was developed in conjunction with NEP. This unique technology ...

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Lectrosonics Introduces “The Wire-Lists”

Rio Rancho, NM (February 11, 2020) — Lectrosonics is very pleased to introduce The Wire-Lists, a continuing series of blog articles aimed at sharing new ideas, insider tips and techniques, solutions and reference information to benefit professionals working in the community. Lectrosonics created “The Wire-Lists” articles to serve as an important resource to address questions and suggestions from sound recordists, engineers, salespeople, R&D professionals and others in the industry. Some of the interesting topics which have been addressed in The Wire-Lists articles include: The 4 Don’ts for Preventing Sick Transmitters; My Transmitter Doesn’t Work! Three Things To Check; Lessons on ...

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Composer Steve Kilpatrick Makes AMS Neve The Centrepiece Of His Manchester Studio

Composer and producer Steve Kilpatrick has made an AMS Neve 8816 16-channel summing mixer a central part of his new studio in Manchester, where he provides bespoke music for film, TV and radio projects. Best known for his compositions for the Resident Evil 6 and Racoon City trailers, as well as the award-winning BBC Radio 4 dramas Amazing Grace and Cottonopolis, Kilpatrick’s music has been broadcast around the globe, including on the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, MTV and VH-1. His opera Flight Paths was commissioned as part of the 2012 London Olympics celebrations and he also composed the music for ...

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Matrox Expands its Collaboration with Xilinx to Develop Premium, Feature-Rich Display Controllers for Video Walls

Matrox® today announces an expanded collaboration with long-term partner Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, to integrate advanced processing functionality into the award-winning Matrox QuadHead2Go™ multi-monitor controller product line.

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Matrox and BrightSign Collaborate to Drive Video Wall Showcase at ISE 2020

Newest QuadHead2Go multi-monitor controllers to combine with latest BrightSign 4Kp60 players for exceptional, easy-to-deploy digital signage platforms Montreal — February 3, 2020 — Matrox® today announces that it will be collaborating with BrightSign® for a premier video wall demonstration of the newly-announced Matrox QuadHead2Go™ Q155 multi-monitor controller with HDMI capture at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020, in stand #11-D120. By capturing the powerful 4Kp60 capabilities of BrightSign digital signage players, the QuadHead2Go Q155 appliance makes it easy to add more multi-monitor and video wall display possibilities to the already vast palette of video wall configuration options of BrightWall™ and other ...

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Matrox Expands Award-Winning QuadHead2Go Family by Adding HDMI Input Card and Appliance Options

QuadHead2Go Q155 multi-monitor controllers natively support all HDMI sources and media players to streamline digital signage-based video walls designs MONTREAL — January 30, 2020 —Matrox® is pleased to announce the addition of Matrox QuadHead2Go™ Q155 multi-monitor controllers to the award-winning Matrox QuadHead2Go family range. Featuring HDMI® input support on both appliance and PCI Express® card form factors, the units are purpose-built to drive four Full HD displays from a single 4K HDMI source, offering a simple, yet elegant approach to digital signage-based video wall designs. OEMs, system integrators, and AV installers can also conveniently combine multiple QuadHead2Go Q155 multi-monitor controllers to deploy artistic ...

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Argosy focuses on convenience, operational flexibility and environmental considerations at CABSAT 2020

One-stop shop for advanced media infrastructure needs   LONG CRENDON, UK: 10 February, 2020 – Argosy, a leading international supplier of broadcast and AV cables and infrastructure products, will provide support for the Middle East and North Africa media market at CABSAT 2020 (31 March – 2 April 2020, Dubai World Trade Centre, stand G3-201). By providing a one-stop shop for systems engineers and designers, Argosy supports them in building sophisticated solutions quickly, simply and cost-effectively. Argosy specialises in every aspect of media infrastructure, from cables and connectors to active hardware devices such as network switches, fibre transport and KVM ...

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