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KDDI Corporation, Japan Chooses Media Links MD8000-100G Edition for Channel Expansion Posted: 12/05/2021
KDDI Corporation, Japan Chooses Media Links and rsquo; MD8000-100G Edition for Channel Expansion

New Media over IP Transport Platform represents a 10x increase in bandwidth, transporting more information than ever before Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces today that KDDI Corporation, a Japan-based telecommunications company, has chosen its new MD8000-100G Edition for its latest channel expansion program.

Tags: 100G | 100G IP | 100G network | 100G backbone | MD8000-100G | KDDI Japan | Media Links
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TAG Video Systems MCM-9000 Automatically Detects Errors for Japan Cablecast, 24 7 365 Posted: 08/03/2021
TAG Video Systems and rsquo; MCM-9000 Automatically Detects Errors for Japan Cablecast, 24 7 365

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, has provided Japan Cablecast Inc. with a 100% IP, 100% software system running on COTS hardware, to streamline and automate monitoring capabilities. Japan Cablecast, located in Chou, Tokyo, is a distributor of digital television broadcasts for cable stations.

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Multiviewers | Multiviewer technologies | 100% SW | 100% IP | 100% COTS/Cloud | Probing | Monitoring | Zer0 Friction | TAG | TAG VS | TAG’s System Configurator | Danna Mann | Japan Cablecast Inc | DIGIcas
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Maxon Announces the Acquisition of Japanese Distributor Business Posted: 19/01/2021
Maxon Announces the Acquisition of Japanese Distributor Business

Today, Maxon announced it has completed the transaction to acquire the business segment of its Japanese distributor that services Maxon’s community and business concerns, and the formation of the first official office in Japan: Maxon Computer KK. For the last ten years, Maxon’s Japan Representative office in Tokyo, TMS Corp, has been well-known amongst the Maxon community. The establishment of Maxon Computer KK seeks to deepen this connection and show Maxon’s ongoing commitment to the Japanese market. Maxon have also announced that TMS Corp founder, Manfred Flick, has been appointed as the Regional Director of this new subsidiary. In addition, his entire motivated team will be part of the Maxon family.

Tags: Maxon | Japanese Distributer | TMS Corp | Maxon Computer KK | Acquisition
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ACCESS and lsquo; Android BML solution opens Japanese in-car entertainment market Posted: 02/11/2020
ACCESS and lsquo; Android BML solution opens Japanese in-car entertainment market

ACCESS Europe GmbH announces an enhancement to its NetFront™ Browser BML Edition for cars that extends support from embedded operating systems such as Linux and QNX to Android. Broadcast Markup Language (BML) is essential for delivering interactive and TV services to the car in Japan.

Tags: Android | Streaming | OTT | Japan | Automotive | TV services | Software
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Straight to Japan: The Switch delivers Major League Baseball, PGA Golf and WWE wrestling for J SPORTS Posted: 15/09/2020
Straight to Japan: The Switch delivers Major League Baseball, PGA Golf and WWE wrestling for J SPORTS

The Switch, a leading provider of production services and global delivery of live video, announces that it has been chosen by J SPORTS, Japan’s largest sports broadcaster, to deliver live telecasts of major US sports directly from American stadiums and arenas to Japanese screens. The Switch, which is working with J SPORTS for the first time, has installed a permanent transmit path from its New York Network Operations Center (NOC) to the broadcaster’s Tokyo facility to bring all the anticipation and action of Major League Baseball, PGA golf and WWE wrestling to Japanese fans.

Tags: broadcasting | sports | Japan | Jsports | MLB | PGA | WWE | the switch | transmission
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LiveU Selected by Leading Mobile Operator, NTT DOCOMO, for Superior Live Video Streaming Service over 5G Posted: 27/04/2020
LiveU Selected by Japan and rsquo;s Leading Mobile Operator, NTT DOCOMO, for Superior Live Video Streaming Service over 5G

LiveU technology has been selected by NTT DOCOMO, INC. for live video streaming as part of its value-added customer services offered over its newly-launched 5G network. Japan’s number one mobile operator will be promoting a variety of LiveU’s HEVC bonding transmission products in a combined bundle using DOCOMO’s 5G and 4G connectivity. The solution offers high-quality and reliable low delay video streaming for broadcasters, sports productions, enterprise, government and other organizations.

LiveU was chosen as its streaming provider after DOCOMO conducted extensive 5G tests to verify the real-world impact of the next-gen network on live 4K broadcasts. Leveraging DOCOMO’s 5G network, LiveU HEVC bonded technology was proven to deliver super high data rate communications, lower latency and higher capacity.

 

 

 

Tags: LiveU | DOCOMO | 5G | live video streaming | mobile | Japan | HEVC | bonding
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Perfectly in sync: Atomos and Timecode Systems reveal first generation of a new, integrated product range at Inter BEE 2019 Posted: 14/11/2019
Perfectly in sync: Atomos and Timecode Systems reveal first generation of a new, integrated product range at Inter BEE 2019

Take a global leader in recorder-monitors and add to it the clout of a powerful wireless sync platform and you get boundless opportunities for multicamera content creation of every budget and genre. The announcement of the acquisition of Timecode Systems by Atomos a few weeks ago came with a bold promise of a new, more democratic era for multicamera video production. And at this week’s Inter BEE exhibition in Japan, the newly joined companies are showing they’re already making significant headway on delivering this vision.

For InterBEE 2019, Atomos is putting the AtomX SYNC accessory for the Ninja V centre stage. It’s the first product from the recorder-monitor leaders to include fully integrated Timecode Systems sync power. This adds advanced wireless sync and remote device control features to the Ninja V’s feature set. Attaching the module locks the connected camera into a robust, frame-accurate sync with other Ninja Vs, and also any other sound and video devices, and even compatible smartphone camera apps using Timecode Systems products.

Tags: Atomos | Timecode Systems | Multicamera Video Production | Inter BEE Japan | AtomX SYNC | Ninja V
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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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Hulu in Japan selects Bitmovin to deliver next-generation online experiences Posted: 14/09/2019
Hulu in Japan selects Bitmovin to deliver next-generation online experiences

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces that Hulu in Japan, a leader of online video streaming service operated by HJ Holdings, Inc. Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Hiroyuki Oho, hereinafter referred to as HJ, in collaboration with PLAY Inc., a leading company of Online Video Platform in Japan (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President: Kazumichi Kuroda, hereinafter referred to as PLAY) have selected Bitmovin Encoding to deliver high-quality video to any device at massively optimized bitrates. The solution was delivered by Bitmovin’s appointed Japanese integration partner Itochu Cable Systems, (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Kenji Tsuchiya, hereinafter referred to as ICS), with further technical support provided by Bitmovin’s global solutions and engineering team.

Tags: Bitmovin | Hulu in Japan | IBC
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National Theater of Japan Upgrades Its Comms With Riedels Bolero and Artist Intercom Systems Posted: 31/01/2019
National Theater of Japan Upgrades Its Comms With Riedels Bolero and Artist Intercom Systems
Riedel Communications today announced that the National Theater of Japan in Tokyo is using the Bolero wireless and Artist wired intercom systems across its two performance halls — a 1,610-seat theater and a smaller 590-seat theater — to enable flexible communications with crystal-clear audio quality. Staff across the theater's technical department relies on the Riedel system to support the production of a wide range of traditional theatrical and musical performances.
Tags: National Theater of Japan | Upgrade | Comms | Riedel | Bolero | Artist | Intercom Systems | ISE 2019 | ISE 2019
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Leading Japanese video transmission company picks Nevion Virtuoso for 4K UHD broadcast contribution Posted: 11/12/2018
Leading Japanese video transmission company picks Nevion Virtuoso for 4K UHD broadcast contribution

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, today announced that a leading Japan-based global video transmission company (which cannot be named for commercial reasons), has chosen Nevion’s software-defined media node, Virtuoso, for 4K/UHD broadcast contribution with TICO encoding. Initially, Virtuoso is used by the company to transport signals over legacy dark fiber, with a migration to IP expected in the future.

Tags: Nevion | Broadcast | 4K | UHD | Japan
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FIRST STEADICAM GOLD WORKSHOP HELD IN JAPAN Posted: 13/11/2018
FIRST STEADICAM GOLD WORKSHOP HELD IN JAPAN

This October saw an important first time event in Japan, the very first Steadicam Gold Workshop. The location was a sports resort some two and a half hours North of the centre of Tokyo. The excellent facilities included a huge main training room and a considerable number of attractive areas around the site for creating interesting shots, including a pool area complete with dinosaurs.

Tags: Tiffen | Tiffen International | Steadicam | Gold Workshop | Japan | Tokyo | Garrett Brown | Robin Thwaites
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JDS Japan Digital Serve Chooses Media Links for its IP-Based Video Distribution Platform Posted: 13/11/2018
JDS Japan Digital Serve Chooses Media Links for its IP-Based Video Distribution Platform

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in media over IP transport technology, announces that JDS Japan Digital Serve has selected its MD8000 transport solution and ProMD EMS Enhanced Management Software for its IP-based video distribution platform. JDS provides digital broadcasting services to cable TV stations throughout Japan using a terrestrial fiber optic network.

Tags: MD8000 | JDS Japan Digital Serve | ProMD EMS | Media Links
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Harmonic Enables SKY Perfect JSAT to Deliver a World-Class Video Experience Posted: 12/11/2018
Harmonic Enables SKY Perfect JSAT to Deliver a World-Class Video Experience
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SJC), a leading multi-channel pay TV platform operator in Japan, is upgrading its DTH headend to support HD and UHD delivery using an IP-based video and stream processing solution from Harmonic. SJC has also deployed an integrated playout solution from Harmonic to simplify the delivery of HD channels. Harmonic's solutions rely on software-based and intelligent function integration to enable seamless channel expansion, increase cost savings and deliver exceptional video quality to SKY PerfecTV! subscribers at low bitrates.
Tags: Harmonic | SKY Perfect | JSAT | World-Class Video Experience | Japan
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GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN Posted: 09/11/2018
GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN

On the 6th October for the first time ever in Japan Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown gave his renowned Moving Camera lecture on the use of the moving camera in cinema.

Tags: Tiffen | Steadicam | Garrett Brown | Tokyo | Japan | Moving Image | Gin-Ici | NAC Rentals | Robin Thwaites
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