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Houses of Worship Open Doors to Unlimited Audiences: 4 Must-Haves For Live Streaming Your Service

By Brian Duerring, CEO & Co-Founder of StreamSpot Video streaming has the power to engage audiences no matter where they are. In recent years, we’ve seen live and on-demand video streaming make its way into the house of worship community. It’s increasingly used as a vehicle to both extend reach and more deeply connect with key audiences across a broadening ...

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Five Content Distribution Trends to Watch

By: Michael Kohn, VP of Platforms & Marketing at ViewLift Content is useless if it doesn’t reach an audience. Content creators today face the challenging task of navigating a fragmented distribution landscape. Previously content creators took their work directly to big media companies or distributors who would then take control and write some checks, while the creator could move on ...

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VITEC’s MGW Ace, World’s First Portable HEVC Hardware Encoder, Wins IBC2015 Best of Show Award

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Oct. 7, 2015 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW Ace — the world’s first portable HEVC hardware encoder — earned a Best of Show Award from TVBEurope and its publisher, NewBay Media, at IBC2015. When coupled with the MGW D265 portable HEVC IP decoder, the MGW ...

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Cinegy introduces world’s fastest video codec

Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression, automation, and playout unveiled “DANIEL2”, believed to be the world’s fastest video codec, during IBC 2015. The new DANIEL2 codec is an acquisition and production codec designed for recording from camera sources, editing, and post-production as well as playout and was developed from inception to ...

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Amagi Wins IBC Innovation Award for Content Regionalization Solution

AMSTERDAM — Sept. 14, 2015 — Amagi, a leader in cloud-based broadcast infrastructure and targeted TV advertising, was declared the winner of the IBC2015 Innovation Award in the “Content Delivery” category. Winners were honored today during a special awards ceremony at the RAI Amsterdam during IBC2015, Europe’s largest electronic media and entertainment conference and exhibition. Amagi brought home this prestigious ...

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VITEC Debuts Enhanced Version of MGW Prism IPTV Transcoder With HEVC Support

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Sept. 14, 2015 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced a new version of its broadcast-grade IPTV transcoding platform — MGW Prism. The enhanced platform adds real-time HEVC (H.265) transcoding for the delivery of exceptional video quality using half the data rates required with legacy MPEG-4 H.264, in addition to ...

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IBC Show Day 4 Wrap-Up! #IBCShow

Although the show doesn’t officially end until tomorrow, this (essentially) is the LAST DAY of one of the most awesome media conventions around!  Sure, perhaps NAB (usually held in Las Vegas) is bigger, but the true internationals travel to Amsterdam every year for THIS particular showing!  There has been many opportunities for video interviews with those who make things happen, ...

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EditShare in the Limelight

EditShare powers TV soap Hollyoaks workflow IBC2015 Press Announcement Stand 7.G37 Basingstoke, UK — September 11, 2015 — Employing EditShare’s ingest to archive workflow, the UK’s longest running soap opera, Hollyoaks, leverages the latest technology to make its intersecting storylines come to life on screen. “EditShare provides us with a single point of contact, with ingest, storage and archive being ...

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IBC Show Day 2 Wrap-Up! #IBCShow

Day 2 at IBC 2015 was a busy day – at least for our own Janet West!  As you can see from the following, she was all around the Show Floor today… it’s all about Janet today! Avid brought some special guests along with their impressive products. Emmy-Award-winning sound editor James Mather (the supervising sound editor of Mission Impossible 3), ...

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New AES67 Client Card for Riedel’s Artist

WUPPERTAL, Germany — Sept. 11, 2015 –– Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, continues to innovate with networked solutions with the development of its new AES67 client card for Artist digital matrix intercom systems. This simple add-on card enables users to take advantage of AES67 audio networks. With the existing AVB card for Artist ...

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RecordLab Joins the Many Broadcast Companies to Adopt Riedel Communications’ Micron 80G Network System

WUPPERTAL, Germany — Sept. 11, 2015 — Cologne outside broadcast specialist RecordLab TV & Media GmbH (NEP Group) has outfitted its new OB van with Riedel Communications‘ MicroN 80G media distribution network device. Designed for use with Riedel’s MediorNet line of media transport and management solutions, MicroN has an extremely compact and versatile high-density signal interface with a complete array ...

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Evertz and TSL link up with Calrec Audio’s Hydra2

HEBDEN BRIDGE, U.K. — 11 September 2015 — Following the launch of Calrec’s Hydra2 interface card at the 2015 NAB Show, where it was introduced as part of DiGiCo’s Orange Box development, Calrec announces that the technology has been adopted in third-party products from elsewhere in the broadcast community. Both Evertz and TSL Products have integrated the Hydra2 interface card ...

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Set it and forget it: Calrec introduces transparent broadcast automation at IBC2015

HEBDEN BRIDGE, U.K. — 11 September 2015 — At IBC2015, Calrec Audio will reveal its new automation system for the Apollo and Artemis consoles on stand 8.C61a. Designed to record the movements of a console’s channel and bus controls in real time, Calrec’s implementation is unique in that it operates entirely in the background during a live broadcast. “In principle, ...

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Calrec Audio makes splash with new integrated Waves plugin solution

HEBDEN BRIDGE, U.K. — 11 September 2015 — New for IBC2015, Calrec Audio is showcasing an integrated Waves SoundGrid® solution for its Hydra2 platform of consoles on stand 8.C61a. This powerful integration is unique amongst broadcast desks in that it uses a brand-new SoundGrid interface module on Calrec’s Hydra2 network. The module provides direct connection between Hydra2 and the Waves ...

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Cobalt Digital’s BBG-1060 Stand-Alone Test-Signal Generator Now Shipping

URBANA, Ill. — Sept. 11, 2015 — Cobalt Digital today announced that the BBG-1060-TG2-REF1 stand-alone, dual-channel test-signal generator is now available. Part of Cobalt Digital‘s Blue Box Group(TM) family of products, the BBG-1060-TG2-REF1 desktop unit is an easy-to-use, economical source of comprehensive test-signal packages for ensuring the validity of downstream baseband SDI systems. “We designed the BBG-1060 test generator with ...

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Cobalt Introduces Versatile Fiber-to-HDMI Compact Throwdown Converter

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sept. 11, 2015 — Cobalt Digital today announced a new fiber-to-HDMI mini-converter in its Blue Box Group(TM) line of compact, rugged, and portable converter boxes. A converter with broad application throughout the broadcast and professional A/V markets, the Blue Box Group Fiber-to-HDMI (BBG F-to-H – 3G/HD/SD-SDI Fiber Optic-to-HDMI Converter) throwdown unit provides direct fiber-to-HDMI conversion that can ...

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