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Leader Announces New Features for LVB440 IP Analyzer Posted: 12/10/2021
Leader Announces New Features for LVB440 IP Analyzer

Leader Electronics announces new additions to the capabilities of its LVB440 IP analyzer. Four new features are now available as standard: LVB440-SER22 - JPEG XS SMPTE ST.2110-22 compression analysis; Closed captioning measurement; Support for 7.1 surround sound, 5.1 surround sound and mix-down to stereo pair; Rolling packet capture measurement.

Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment
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Max Holland Joins the Leader Europe Business Development Team Posted: 06/10/2021
Max Holland Joins the Leader Europe Business Development Team

Leader Europe announces a new addition to its sales and customer support team with the appointment of Max Holland as business development manager. His arrival will enable the company to focus more effectively on specific regions of Britain and mainland Europe.

"We are very pleased to welcome Max into the company," says Leader Europe managing director Koichi Fukagawa. "Working alongside Terry Millard, Djamel Djadi and Kevin Salvidge, he will form part of an experienced and talented team addressing the test, measurement and quality-of-service analysis needs across the entire spectrum of digital film and television content creation, post-production and broadcasting. His background in the broadcast and computer software sectors as well as with one of the UK's best known resellers is a good match with the applicant credentials we shortlisted for this position."




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Harvard University Athletics Enhances Broadcast Audio with Studio Technologies Posted: 05/10/2021
Harvard University Athletics Enhances Broadcast Audio with Studio Technologies

Over the last several years, Harvard University Athletics has grown its sports broadcasts significantly, doubling online viewership and establishing partnerships with ESPN and other national and regional networks. To help deliver excellent audio during these productions, Harvard turns to products from Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions. Units like the Model 204 and Model 230 Announcer’s Consoles, Model 45A Audio Interface, and Model 45DC Intercom Interface have enabled student-led production teams to run about 300 pro-level broadcasts across 42 teams each year, including football, basketball, skiing, rowing, fencing, and more.

Tags: Studio Technologies | school sports broadcasts | AV solutions
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WandaVision Fantasy Technology Powered by Cinema 4D Posted: 28/09/2021
WandaVision and rsquo;s Fantasy Technology Powered by Cinema 4D

Maxon announced today that Cinema 4D was used to support the creation of several fantasy user interfaces (FUI) on the hit Disney+ series, WandaVision, a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). 3D motion design artist Robyn Haddow was tasked with bringing the fantasy technology to life for viewers watching the series at home. A FUI expert with a superhero resume, Haddow’s portfolio includes television series such as The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, as well as feature films including The Suicide Squad, Black Widow, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man Homecoming and many more.



Tags: Maxon | WandaVision | MCU | VFX | Animation | Cinema 4D
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DIT Kevin Bell Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Production Monitor Posted: 28/09/2021
DIT Kevin Bell Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Production Monitor

Leader Electronics reports sustained strong demand for its range of broadcast test instruments including the recent choice of an LV5350 waveform monitor by Kevin Bell. One of Britain's busiest digital imaging technicians, he has worked on many studio and location shoots for major production companies and broadcasters.

Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment
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iSIZE Joins the Alliance for Open Media Posted: 27/09/2021
iSIZE Joins the Alliance for Open Media

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) today announced that iSIZE, a company with a codec-independent AI technology that reduces bandwidth use and improves the video experience, has joined the organization at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, iSIZE will collaborate with AOMedia members, the leading internet and media technology companies, to advance open standards for media compression and delivery over the web while promoting hardware video encoding adoption.

Tags: Alliance for Open Media | AI technology | Collaboration | Media Compression | VP9 | AV1
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AIMS Reveals Speaker Lineup for IP Oktoberfest 2021 Posted: 22/09/2021
AIMS Reveals Speaker Lineup for IP Oktoberfest 2021

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), in partnership with the Video Services Forum (VSF) and the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), today posted the speaker lineup and presentation schedule for IP Oktoberfest 2021, a live, interactive virtual event for broadcast and Pro AV professionals to be held Sept. 28-30. The free event will highlight the industry's significant progress toward an all-IP ecosystem supporting today's real-world media productions.

Tags: IP Workflows | Broadcast | ProAV | Alliance for IP Media Solutions | AIMS | IP Oktoberfest | VSF
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Bluebell Strengthens Organizational Structure and Enhances Agility With Four Key Leadership Appointments Posted: 20/09/2021
Bluebell Strengthens Organizational Structure and Enhances Agility With Four Key Leadership Appointments

Bluebell Opticom Ltd., the Emmy® Award-winning provider of innovative fibre-optic solutions for fixed and remote applications, is undertaking a series of new appointments that will enable even greater agility and responsiveness to both customer and market demands. Effective Oct. 1, Samir Mansuri will serve as technical director, Anil Parmar as sales and marketing director, Peter Murray as manufacturing and production director, and Paul Gibbins as non-executive director.

Tags: Fibre Optics | Broadcast | Pro AV | Telecommunications | Bluebell
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Pass GmbH Produces Virtual and Hybrid Events For Global Clients With AJA Gear Posted: 17/09/2021
Pass GmbH Produces Virtual and Hybrid Events For Global Clients With AJA Gear

For the international proAV industry, adopting new remote workflow technologies that incorporate production-proven broadcast solutions has enabled live events to pivot to accessible virtual and hybrid formats. At the onset of the global pandemic, the veteran proAV specialists at Stuttgart’s Pass GmbH transitioned their core line of business to focus more heavily on hosting, live streaming and recording virtual events for clients. Whether streaming classical symphony performances for the Bach Akademie, Stuttgart, or hosting virtual conferences for Trelleborg, Computacenter, and other multinational corporations, Pass depends on a range of reliable AJA recording, streaming and I/O solutions to power remote event production.  

Tags: AJA Video Systems | AJA | Ki Pro Ultra 12G | Ki Pro GO | HELO | U-TAP | AV | ProAV | Live Production
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AVIWEST Launches RACK400 4K UHD and Multi-HD Encoder for Live Remote Production Posted: 15/09/2021
AVIWEST Launches RACK400 4K UHD and Multi-HD Encoder for Live Remote Production

AVIWEST, a leading provider of live video contribution solutions, today unveiled the next evolution of its RACK Series encoders for remote and at-home video production over unmanaged IP networks. Available in a compact, half-1U form factor, the RACK400 supports 4K UHD and multicamera workflows for up to four high-resolution, fully frame-synced feeds. Both the latest generation of H.265/HEVC and the proven H.264/AVC compression standards are supported to accommodate new and existing infrastructures. The RACK400 delivers outstanding-quality video and high performance, with up to 4Kp60 combined with eight audio channels for high-end productions.

Tags: Encoder | 4K UHD | At-home video production | AVIWEST | Live Remote Production | unmanaged IP networks | multi-camera workflows | Low end-to-end latency
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Jigsaw24 extends M and E capabilities with exciting new appointment - Jason Cowan Posted: 07/09/2021
Jigsaw24 extends M and amp;E capabilities with exciting new appointment - Jason Cowan

Leading B2B technology solutions provider Jigsaw24 has strengthened its cloud and remote offering with the appointment of Jason Cowan as Business Director, Media and Entertainment.



Tags: Jigsaw24 | Cloud | Remote | Media and Entertainment | Avid | Solutions | production | post-production
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iSIZE brings the latest iteration of its BitSave AI-powered technology to NAB 2021 Posted: 03/09/2021
iSIZE brings the latest iteration of its BitSave AI-powered technology to NAB 2021

iSIZE, the AI-tech company, that specializes in deep learning for intelligent and sustainable video delivery, is exhibiting as part of the Connected Media|IP at NAB 2021 and will show the latest version of BitSave, its fully artificial intelligence (AI)-powered technology. This first-of-a-kind solution leverages deep perceptual optimization in order to optimize video quality, and it offers significant bitrate savings for all video encoding standards. 

Tags: iSIZE Technologies | iSIZE | BitSave | AI | Technology | Streaming | NAB 2021 | NAB Show | Broadcast | Video Delivery | Encoding
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Registration Is Now Open for AIMS IP Oktoberfest 2021 Posted: 31/08/2021
Registration Is Now Open for AIMS IP Oktoberfest 2021

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), in partnership with the Video Services Forum (VSF) and the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), has opened registration for IP Oktoberfest 2021, a live, interactive, virtual event for broadcast and Pro AV professionals slated for Sept. 28-30. Registration can be accessed online at www.ipoktoberfest.com. Running from 10 a.m. ET each day, the free event will highlight the industry's significant progress toward an all-IP ecosystem supporting today's real-world media productions.

Tags: IP Workflows | Broadcast | ProAV | AIMS | IP Oktoberfest
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The Protege Graded in DaVinci Resolve Studio Posted: 24/08/2021
The Prot and eacute;g and eacute; Graded in DaVinci Resolve Studio

Blackmagic Design today announced that Nu Boyana Post Production has relied on a DaVinci Resolve Studio pipeline to complete picture post on Martin Campbell’s new thriller, The Protégé. The film, which stars Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton and Maggie Q, tells the story of two world class assassins who share a mysterious past.


Tags: Blackmagic Design | Announcement | The Protégé | Nu Boyana | DaVinci Resolve
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Mission Gears for Mobility with Leader LV5350 Test Instruments Posted: 23/08/2021
Mission Gears for Mobility with Leader LV5350 Test Instruments

DIT and digital dailies service provider Mission has invested in Leader LV5350 test instruments to support its monitoring of SDR and HDR on-set DIT, lab and DI pipelines. Supplied by Leader Europe distribution partner Thameside, they will be used primarily on location from the company's facility in North Kensington.

"Leader test equipment has proved consistently accurate, versatile and robust over many years," comments Tom Mitchell, Mission's technical director. "They provide all the resources we need to ensure full signal quality is maintained right through the workflow chain from ingest to customer acceptance. The portable LV5350 instruments are especially useful as they can be operated within our facilities or on location. The information DITs need is presented in a clean and logical style so that any defects in the source signal can be identified and corrected with maximum efficiency."



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