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Espial Launches Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform for European Operators at IBC2017 Posted: 29/08/2017
Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial will introduce its Elevate cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) video platform to the European market at IBC2017. With Elevate, IPTV, cable, and OTT operators can leverage a proven, multitenant cloud platform that has been successfully deployed by 40 North American customers. In the face of OTT competition, operators require a cloud platform that provides predictable costs and a roadmap to achieve web scale and speed. Espial's Elevate ensures that operators can deliver a richer and more immersive video experience to subscribers across all devices, including set-top boxes and consumer-owned screens. Combined with the benefits of the cloud approach -- including flexibility, scalability, and cost efficiency -- Elevate allows operators to attract and retain subscribers as well as drive new revenue streams.
Tags: Espial | Video Services | Web Scale | web Speed | Elevate | Operators of Any Size | IBC2017 | Cloud SaaS | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Picture Production Company Places First Order for the Brand New EditShare XStream EFS 300 Single-Node Solution Posted: 26/07/2017

EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced that elite film-marketing agency Picture Production Company (PPC) is the first facility to place an order for the brand new EditShare XStream EFS 300 single-node, scale-out storage platform. Renowned for its creative work, PPC has locations in Soho, London and Los Angeles, and produces trailers, television spots and online video for some of the worlds largest film studios. The full schedule keeps the two offices running 24 hours a day, working on multiple feature film campaigns at any given time.

Tags: shared storage | single node storage | scale-out storage | post production | media management
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Square Box Systems Unveils Key New Enhancements for Worker 7 MAM Automation Solution Posted: 26/04/2017
Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today announced several powerful new enhancements for Worker 7, the company's next-generation workflow automation solution for CatDV deployments. Worker 7 has full support for Linux environments as well as OS X(R) and Windows(R) platforms, and now includes features for easing CatDV's deployment in high-performance, cloud-based workflows, and native transcoding and proxy generation from virtually every common media and camera format.
Tags: Square Box Systems | Key | Worker 7 MAM | Automation Solution | enterprise | scale | CatDV | workflow | Linux | Windows | OS X | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles Posted: 27/02/2017
Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media's PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its business. The deployment gives Framestore guaranteed performance and consistency across all three sites, a cost-effective and simplified approach to disaster recovery and business continuity, and a modular infrastructure that is easy to manage and expand to support multiple workflows.
Tags: Framestore | PixStor | London | New York | Los Angeles | Pixit Media | Scale-Out Storage | NetApp | creative studio | scale out storage | E-Series | Arrays | VFX House
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Verizon Digital Media Services at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 07/02/2017
At the 2017 NAB Show, Verizon Digital Media Services will feature its award-winning Live Streaming Solution, which eliminates the complexity and high costs for broadcasters, venues and event producers when streaming live content at scale, and the enhancement of the company's Volicon Media Intelligence service through the integration of Verizon Digital Media Service's Slicer application, part of the Uplynk Video Streaming service. Both the Live Streaming Solution and Slicer integration are being shown for the first time in North America.
Tags: Verizon Digital Media Services | 2017 NAB Show | live streaming | complexity | venue | broadcast | content | scale | North America | Uplynk | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Czech TV Speeds Broadcast and Production Delivery with DDNs Fully Integrated MEDIAScaler Platform Posted: 31/01/2017

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) today announced that Czech Television, the public television broadcaster in the Czech Republic, has implemented DDNs MEDIAScaler® parallel file storage for better support of an explosion of digital video content and the demands of high-end production equipment, challenging 4K workflows and ultra-high-definition formats. In meeting its goal to deliver news, sports and entertainment broadcasting 24/7, including a wealth of original programming, Czech TV required the highest levels of storage performance and capacity.

Tags: DDN | Czech TV | MediaScaler
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Camera Corps Gets off to a Flying Start in 2017 Posted: 23/01/2017

Camera Corps, the broadcast industrys leading supplier of speciality camera systems, reports a flying start to 2017, partnering with IMG Productions in a highly innovative project for the BDO World Darts Championships.

Tags: Camera Corps | broadcast camera hire | broadcast camera rental | remote cameras | reality television shows support | large-scale sports | OB system support | entertainment TV support | stage event support | HotShots | MiniShots | remote specialist cameras and lenses
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Camera Corps Demonstrates Q-Ball, Q3 and MeerCat at NAB Show New York Posted: 21/11/2016

Camera Corps will demonstrated examples from its range of specialised broadcast cameras at the 2016 NAB Show, New York, November 9-10. Exhibiting on the Vitec Videocom stand, 625, Camera Corps was represented by operations manager Neil Ashworth. 

Tags: Camera Corps | broadcast camera hire | broadcast camera rental | remote cameras | reality television shows support | large-scale sports | OB system support | entertainment TV support | stage event support | HotShots | MiniShots | remote specialist cameras and lenses
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Custom Consoles Reports Highly Successful 2016 Posted: 21/11/2016

Studio and technical control-room furniture specialist Custom Consoles reports high demand for its product range throughout 2016. "Demand is proving strong across both for our broadcast products and for our SteelBase series which we designed for heavy-duty industrial applications," comments sales manager Gary Fuller.  "Major overseas projects included two control suites for the CERN Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at the experimental site on the Franco-Swiss border. This embraced the design and installation of desks for the LHCb main control room and the LHC cryogenics control room."

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Camera Corps Team Aims High for Task Brasil Posted: 20/10/2016

Outside broadcast technicians, camera riggers, tracking specialists and support crew working on location in Rio de Janeiro with Camera Corps have contributed to the Task Brasil Trust. A substantial sterling sum was raised by the team and matched in kind by Camera Corps and its parent company, Vitec Group PLC.

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Gefen Takes Signal Switching to Next Level with the Launch of its New Multi-Format Processor Posted: 12/03/2015

Connectivity solutions provider Gefen ups its switching game with the release of its new Multi-Format Processor (EXT-MFP). This simple to use, single box solution provides ample source switching, format conversion with automatic scaling and independent digital and analog audio routing with comprehensive mobile control options. It is ideal for any installation supporting a mix of digital and analog audio/video sources and two high definition DVI and HDMI displays or projectors.

Tags: Analog | Digital | HDMI | VGA | DisplayPort | Switcher | switching | 1080p | scaler
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Gefen Ships Three New Scalers Converters that Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life Posted: 05/12/2014

Dont throw away those old devices just yet. Gefen today announced the release of three new scalers that bridge the gap between legacy equipment and digital high definition systems.  All three scalers convert the output from video sources using a VGA connection to enable compatibility with digital displays, projectors and other downstream devices. Each features a different type of digital output (HDMI, DVI, SDI), making them ideal for anyone wanting to extend the life cycle of traditional devices with portable solutions that offer versatile installation options.
 

Tags: VGA | HDMI | DVI | SDI | converter | scaler | 1080p
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AJA Releases TruZoom for Realtime 4K to HD Region-of-Interest Workflows Posted: 13/09/2013

Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 -- AJA Video Systems today announced TruZoom¢ delivering high-quality region-of-interest (ROI) workflows from 4K and UltraHD video. The TruZoom software and external joystick controller drives AJAs Corvid Ultra professional video I/O platfrom. TruZoom allows customers to scale any 16:9 region within 4K frames to HD in realtime, making it ideal for sports broadcast, live event production, professional AV, and digital film. 

Tags: AJA | AJA Video | AJA Video Systems | TruZoom | Corvid Ultra | IBC | Amsterdam | ROI Workflows | Region-of-Interest Workflows | Workflows | 4K | UltraHD | Video | Software | Professional Video I/O | Video I/O | I/O | Scale | HD | Realtime | Broadcast | Sports | Live Event | Event Production | AV | Professional AV | Digital Film | High Frame Rate | Interface | MLB Network | ROI Scaling | Scaling | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013
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AJA TruZoom Enables MLB Network to Telecast Dynamic Region-of-Interest (ROI) Extractions From 4K Cameras Posted: 04/09/2013

AJA Video Systems has been working closely with MLB Network, Major League Baseballs 24/7 cable TV network, to bring the soon-to-be-released AJA TruZoom software to market for highly detailed region-of-interest (ROI) extraction from 4K video. The TruZoom application controls AJAs Corvid Ultra with TruScale¢ hardware, which supports 4K/2K/UHD/HD/Dual-link and SD workflows to produce scaled output video at 1080p, 720p or 1080i. AJAs TruZoom software allows customers to rapidly keyframe scaled elements onto a timeline from 4K sources to deliver incredible image quality and will be demonstrated during the IBC Conference at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam from September 13-17 at the AJA stand, 7.F11.

Tags: AJA | TruZoom | AJA TruZoom | MLB | Baseball | Major League Baseball | ROi | Region-of-Interest | 4K | Corvid Ultra | IBC | Sports | Sports Production | Camera Accessories | TruScale | Broadcast | Sports Broadcast | Live | Event Production | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013
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iN DEMAND Uses AJA Video Systems Technology to Create A Wealth of Promotional Content Posted: 01/05/2013
As the leading distributor of transactional movies, sports and events to video providers across North America, iN DEMAND delivers a huge amount of programming from more than 150 program suppliers to major cable operators and telcos. To support all this content, the company also creates more than 10,000 pieces of promotional video each year to help MSOs promote their Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video-On-Demand (VOD) offerings. The New York-based iN DEMAND, owned jointly by Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, (and serving many more affiliates) has a thriving in-house post production and creative services group to create these promos. Plus, iN DEMAND also serves as production headquarters of Howard TV On Demand, the subscription VOD service from "The Howard Stern Show," which includes daily highlights from Stern's satellite radio show, original programming and archived content. 
Tags: AJA | iN DEMAND | video | case study | Howard Stern | post production | workflows | T-TAP | FS1 | FS2 | converter | frame synchronizer | adapter | VOD | PPV | HD | SD | Ki Pro Rack | scale | upconvert | production | KONA | capture | mini-converters | 3D
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