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EditShare Expands APAC Business Commitment with New Singapore Office and Leadership, Sets Sights on Fast Growing Cloud-based Media Market Across the Region Posted: 18/06/2020
EditShare Expands APAC Business Commitment with New Singapore Office and Leadership, Sets Sights on Fast Growing Cloud-based Media Market Across the Region

EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has expanded its APAC operations to include a new office in Singapore, led by EditShare’s newly appointed Vice President of Sales for APAC, Alan Dishington. With strategic oversight of the region’s sales professionals, channel partners, and key accounts, Alan will steer EditShare’s business success with an emphasis on customer enablement and experience. Through his vast experience leading business development for Tivo, Accenture and Cisco across the region, Alan brings a deep understanding of the media industry and its trajectory towards cloud-based solutions to the EditShare APAC sales operation.

Tags: EditShare | APAC | Asia Pacific
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Luc Petit highly anticipated creation of the Qing Show opens in China with disguise at the heart of Projection workflows Posted: 12/12/2019
Luc Petit and rsquo;s highly anticipated creation of the and lsquo;Qing Show and rsquo; opens in China with disguise at the heart of Projection workflows

In April 2019, world renowned artistic director and show creator, Luc Petit, has launched a brand new show in Qingdao, China named the ‘Qing Show’. This permanent show was in development for more than 4 years by international teams from Luc PETIT and Art Team Group Asia Ltd.

The grand opening of this exceptional and one of a kind show attracted more than 1500 spectators.disguise solution sits at the heart of the production with disguise 4x4pro’s powering the show’s extensive video projection mapping.

The show is staged in an innovative immersive theatre seating up to 1,500 spectators, featuring two sets of revolving bleachers and a 360º view of the action. The massive 50-metre wide water stage is backed by a beautiful 15-meter-high projection screen. More than 430 special equipments, 263 costumes, 2D 3D flying systems and thousands of props are used on set for this unique storytelling show.

Qing Show tells the epic tale of The Eight Immortal Beings whose adventures represent archetypes within traditional Chinese society, each applying their unique strength as they work together to cross the sea. Along the way they encounter armies loyal to dragons and a variety of obstacles and must work together to succeed in their quest. “This is a large venue with a cyclorama, big inflatables and some fountains as projection surfaces,” says Stan Walbert of Stello Productions who managed the video mapping for the show. “This ambitious project took four years to design and create. The venue was built for the show and projectors, so their position and coverage had to be determined precisely.” Stan and the team used disguise’s projection study tool to determine luminosity, coverage and the number of projectors to use. He adds, “disguise’s Projection Study tool was an essential part of the process ensuring accuracy in positioning of projectors, as well as providing a way for the content team to test their files with the disguise project.”

 

Tags: disguise | Luc Peiti | Qingdao | Qing Show | Art Team Group Asia Ltd
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Power of Baselight X on display at the heart of Inter BEE Posted: 31/10/2019
Power of Baselight X on display at the heart of Inter BEE

At Inter BEE, the FilmLight presence will be led by Koichi Matsui, General Manager of FilmLight KK, along with Yoko Kimura, newly appointed sales and product specialist. “FilmLight is one of the world’s leading companies for production and post production technology,” said Koichi Matsui “Yoko’s recent appointment underlines this region’s importance to us, and is a clear indication of the support we are giving to our existing and future customers in Japan.”

Top end post-production is placing ever-more stringent technical demands on technology, in support of the creative ambitions of directors, cinematographers and colourists. 4K and HDR are now commonplace, and 8K is being broadcast today in Japan. Recently, Baselight workstations were chosen for grading and finishing Ang Lee’s new movie, Gemini Man, shot and delivered in 120 frames per second, 4K, high dynamic range 3D.

Only the power of the Baselight X system can handle such a data-intensive project, while still giving the colourist free rein with next-generation creative tools and realtime response. FilmLight will demonstrate these tools as part of its latest software version at Inter BEE 2019, on an 8K display powered by a Baselight X grading system. This includes new productivity features such as the enhanced timeline with collapsing stacks and multiple tracks.

Tags: FilmLight | Yoko Kimura | Inter BEE | Koichi Matsui | Japan | Asia Pacific | post-production | colourist | Baselight | grading | Ang Lee | Gemini Man | Baselight X | Baselight Editions | Daylight | Blackboard Classic | control panel | MKM Marketing Communications
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BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast Posted: 15/10/2019
BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd., (MEASAT), in partnership with Globecast, has announced today that BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, has renewed its agreement to distribute its BBC channels across Asia via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
 
“We are delighted to continue the partnership with Globecast, supporting BBC Studio’s channel distribution across Asia,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT. “This service extension with MEASAT and Globecast shows the strength of our 91.5°E video neighbourhood for broadcasters.”
 
The channels include BBC Earth HD, which inspires audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of the universe; CBeebies HD, which provides pre-school age programming to encourage learning through play; and BBC Lifestyle Asia, which provides a wealth of inspiration for home, family and life.
 
Globecast provides MEASAT satellite capacity, ground and uplink services to BBC Studios, carrying these channels to viewers across the Asian market.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | BBC | Asia | satellite
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Globecast promotes 18-year company veteran Shakunt Malhotra to Managing Director, Asia Posted: 26/09/2019
Globecast promotes 18-year company veteran Shakunt Malhotra to Managing Director, Asia
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has promoted 18-year company veteran Shakunt Malhotra to Managing Director, Asia, effective immediately. In his new role, he will spearhead operations across Asia and manage four key areas of focus: teleport services, media management services, channel operations and engineering and new technologies.
Tags: Media Management | content distribution | TV Everywhere | video on demand | VOD | Asia
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Dalet Appoints Patricio Cummins as General Manager of Dalet Asia-Pacific Posted: 11/09/2019
Dalet Appoints Patricio Cummins as General Manager of Dalet Asia-Pacific

Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced the appointment of Patricio Cummins as General Manager of Dalet Asia-Pacific (APAC). Based out of the Dalet regional headquarters located in Singapore, Cummins will be responsible for Dalet sales, project and customer success teams across the APAC territory. Cummins, who joined Dalet through the acquisition of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business, was previously vice president of sales for Ooyala Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ).

Tags: Dalet | Dalet Asia-Pacific | IBC | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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The Q India launches on ZEE5 Posted: 07/08/2019
The Q India launches on ZEE5

QYOU Media has announced the launch of its flagship network The Q India on ZEE5, India’s fastest growing OTT platform. ZEE5 marks the sixth major platform launch for The Q India and the second distribution agreement in India’s fast-growing OTT marketplace.

Tags: QYOU Media | ZEE5 | The Q India | OTT | Asia
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Cartoon Network partners with Globecast for pop-up channel technical services in Asia Posted: 08/07/2019
Cartoon Network partners with Globecast for pop-up channel technical services in Asia
Globecast has announced that Cartoon Network has extended its longstanding partnership with the company for the launch of two innovative, market-leading pop-up kids channels.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Asia | pop-up
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Harmonic Enables Guangdong Radio and Television to Deliver Premium UHD Broadcasts in China Posted: 19/06/2019
Harmonic Enables Guangdong Radio and Television to Deliver Premium UHD Broadcasts in China

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Guangdong Radio and Television (GRT) is the first province-level broadcaster in China to deploy UHD channels, thanks to a playout solution from Harmonic. Supporting a range of formats, including SD, HD and UHD, Harmonic's playout solution enables GRT to create pristine UHD broadcasts.

Tags: Harmonic | BroadcastAsia2019 | Guangdong Radio and Television | UHD | GRT | Playout Solution | Spectrum X
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Simplestream Put the OTT In IDEAL SYSTEMS Enterprise Media Platform Posted: 18/06/2019
Simplestream Put the OTT In IDEAL SYSTEMS Enterprise Media Platform

Simplestream, the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, announced today that its Cloud TV platform has been selected by IDEAL Systems, the leading systems architect in Broadcasting, Audio Visual and Media Technology, to provide the OTT element of its new Enterprise Media Platform. The IDEAL Systems’ Enterprise Media Platform is a white label offering that enables content owners to provide high-quality broadcast and OTT services and will make its debut at Broadcast Asia 2019 (Booth 6J3-14, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore, 18th– 20th June 2019).

Tags: Simplestream | IDEAL Systems | OTT | Broadcast Asia
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Imagine Communications Demonstrates Proven Dynamic Ad Insertion, Playout and Live Production Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2019 Posted: 14/06/2019
Imagine Communications Demonstrates Proven Dynamic Ad Insertion, Playout and Live Production Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2019

Imagine Communications will demonstrate its latest solutions for dynamic advertising, media architectures and the IP transition at BroadcastAsia 2019 (18 – 20 June, Suntec Singapore, stand number 4C2-04). Experts from Imagine’s extensive team in the Asia Pacific region will be joined by subject leaders to provide in-depth support for businesses looking for migration strategies that allow them to advance their technological platforms to next-generation architecture and business models. This approach enables media companies to shape their transition to an IP-connected, software-defined future at their own pace.

Tags: Imagine Communications | BroadcastAsia | dynamic advertising | media architecture | IP transition | subject leaders | own pace | Jason Cheng | Broadcast Master suite | Targeted Delivery solutions | flexibility | scalable | COTS hardware | Brick Ecksten | MKM Marcomms
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Riedel Expands Presence in Sweden Through Partnership With Semafor Posted: 13/06/2019
Riedel Expands Presence in Sweden Through Partnership With Semafor

Riedel Communications today announced a partnership with Semafor Mediateknik AB, thereby expanding Riedel's distribution network in Sweden. As a full-service provider of systems engineering and technology consulting, Semafor will distribute Riedel's Bolero wireless intercom system to Swedish media and broadcasting customers.

Tags: Riedel Communications | Semafor Mediateknik AB | BroadcastAsia 2019 | Bolero wireless
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Embrionix Products at BroadcastAsia2019 Posted: 13/06/2019
Embrionix Products at BroadcastAsia2019

Embrionix Product Preview, BroadcastAsia2019, June 18-20, 2019, Suntec Singapore, Exhibiting With Ideal Systems in Booth 6E3-01

Exhibiting in the Ideal Systems booth 6E3-01, Embrionix will feature its recently launched, award-winning emVIRTU IP-to-IP media processing and core infrastructure platform, as well as its compact, stand-alone emFUSION and emVIEW IP gateways. BroadcastAsia attendees also will have the opportunity to see the company's miniaturized emSFP range of SFP-based IP gateways; emMODULAR aggregation frame; and emSET configuration, monitoring, and control software for Embrionix IP devices.

Tags: Embrionix | BroadcastAsia2019 | Ideal Systems | emVIRTU IP-to-IP | emFUSION | emVIEW IP | emMODULAR | emSET
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Shenzhen Topway Video Communication Goes UHD with Harmonic Posted: 12/06/2019
Shenzhen Topway Video Communication Goes UHD with Harmonic

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Shenzhen Topway Video Communication, one of China's leading cable operators, has deployed a Harmonic live Ultra HD (UHD) video processing solution to power its new UHD broadcast and OTT services. Featuring a software-based, cloud-deployable application supporting advanced features such as HDR, Harmonic's UHD solution enables the operator to deliver exceptional video quality while maximizing bandwidth efficiency.

Tags: Shenzhen Topway | Harmonic | Live UHD | BroadcastAsia2019 | OTT
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Datacom and VO Sign System Integrator Partner Agreement for APAC Posted: 12/06/2019
Datacom and VO Sign System Integrator Partner Agreement for APAC

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that Datacom is the first company to sign under VO's new system integration partnership program. An international supplier of satellite communications equipment based in Hong Kong, with strong pay TV and SI skills, Datacom will play a crucial role in bringing VO's world-class content protection and TV platform solutions to Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, including Hong Kong, Macau, Mongolia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Australia, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Tags: Datacom | VO | System Integrator Partnership Program | Viaccess-Orca | BroadcastAsia2019 | OTT
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