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MediaKind wins NAB Technology Innovation Award for enabling world first multi-channel 6K tiled 360-degree live stream Posted: 09/04/2019
MediaKind wins NAB Technology Innovation Award for enabling world and rsquo;s first multi-channel 6K tiled 360-degree live stream

Today at NAB Show 2019, MediaKind continues to lead in delivering live immersive consumer media experiences by winning the prestigious ‘NAB Technology Innovation Award’ for ‘Enabling 6K tiled 360-degree live sports streaming’. MediaKind developed the 360-degree live encoding workflow incorporating Tiledmedia’s ClearVR viewport-adaptive streaming technology, all deployed in Google Cloud Platform. The solution delivered two live 6K 360-degree video streams from a basketball match to consumers.

Tags: MediaKind | NAB | Technology | Award | 360 | VR | Virtual Reality | tiled | 6K | UHD | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Vinten Unveils New Creative Robotics Solutions Posted: 03/04/2019
Vinten Unveils New Creative Robotics Solutions
Vinten, a world leader in manual and robotic camera support systems, today introduced two innovative additions to its range of robotic solutions for broadcast studios. These include a new virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) solution for Vinten's curved floor and ceiling tracks — the first curved tracks to support the Vizrt graphics engine — as well as a new sequencing control option for the company's robotic pedestals and pan-and-tilt heads that enables curved movements for creating eye-catching and brand-building "signature" shots.
Tags: Vinten | Creative Robotics Solutions | VR/AR | Curved Tracks | Vizrt Graphics | Powerful New Sequencing Option | Signature Shots | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MediaKind launches cloud-based live 360 video as a service (360aaS) at NAB Show 2019 Posted: 02/04/2019
MediaKind launches cloud-based live 360 and ordm; video as a service (360aaS) at NAB Show 2019

MediaKind launches cloud-based live 360º video as a service (360aaS) at NAB Show 2019 video processing and delivery

Tags: MediaKind | NAB | Virtual Reality | 360 | VR | Live | Sports | Streaming | Video | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Cinegy launches Cinegize at NAB 2019 Posted: 26/03/2019
Cinegy launches Cinegize at NAB 2019

NAB 2019, 6-11 April, Booth SL8716: Cinegy, the global leader for broadcast playout software in the cloud, will launch ‘Cinegize’, which uses Cinegy‘s acclaimed Daniel2 GPU encoding technology to provide extremely low latency KVM-Over-IP.

Tags: Cinegy | Broadcast playout Softwar | cloud | Cinegize | Daniel2 GPU encoding | low latency KVM-Over-IP | Jan Weigner | 4k | HDR | NDI | 8K | HD | eSports | CAD/CAM.VR | 3D | GIS IP | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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University of North Texas College of Music Chooses Vinten Vantage and and mu;VRC Controller Posted: 25/02/2019
University of North Texas College of Music Chooses Vinten Vantage and and mu;VRC Controller
The world-renowned College of Music at the University of North Texas (UNT) has installed seven Vinten Vantage robotic camera heads, together with the μVRC (microVRC) controller, in the school's Murchison Performing Arts Center building. Provided by Vinten, a world leader in manual and robotic camera support systems, the Vinten Vantage systems give the College of Music recording department a compact, versatile, and cost-effective pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) solution for capturing and live-streaming performances.
Tags: University of North Texas | College of Music | Vinten Vantage | μVRC Controller | Power | Versatility | Cost Savings | Vantage Robotic Camera Head | Recording Performances
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Broadpeak Products at Android TV Summit Posted: 09/11/2018
Broadpeak Products at Android TV Summit
Available on connected TVs and set-top boxes (STBs), the Android TV operating system has become a critical component for delivering multiscreen video. Now that multicast ABR technology is able to solve scalability and latency issues, video delivery across all screens, including the main screen, can be addressed in ABR formats with an Android TV-based OS at the reception side.
Tags: Broadpeak | Android TV Summit | Cloud PVR Services | Multicast ABR | OTT
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Immersive VR Documentary Into the Now Filmed with Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K Posted: 01/10/2018
Immersive VR Documentary Into the Now Filmed with Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design today announced that Director Michael Muller used 18 Micro Studio Camera 4Ks as part of two custom built virtual reality (VR) rigs to film “Into the Now,” an underwater VR documentary, which is the first in a series of films about marine life and the challenges facing our oceans today.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | BMD | Blackmagic | Micro Studio Camera 4K | VR | Documentary | Filmmaking
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Andorra Telecom to Expand IPTV Offering With Viaccess-Orca Posted: 06/09/2018
Andorra Telecom to Expand IPTV Offering With Viaccess-Orca
Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that Andorra Telecom, the leading telecom operator in the Principality of Andorra, will expand the footprint of its IPTV service and launch a renewed, state-of-the-art next-gen TV offering using VO's TV Platform and DRM solutions. VO's solutions will enable Andorra Telecom to securely deliver live and VOD content including advanced services such as live VOD, catch-up TV, start-over TV, and NPVR to subscribers in multiple places.
Tags: Andorra Telecom | IPTV | Viaccess-Orca | TV Platform | DRM Solution | VOD | TV | NPVR
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic eGPU Posted: 13/07/2018
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic eGPU

Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic eGPU, a high performance graphics processor for pro creative software such as DaVinci Resolve, 3D games and VR. Designed in collaboration with Apple, the Blackmagic eGPU features a built-in Radeon Pro 580, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, HDMI 2.0, 85W of charging power and four USB 3.1 connections. It comes in an integrated design that brings high-end desktop class graphics processing to MacBook Pro for professional video workflows, 3D games and immersive VR. And, the Blackmagic eGPU is the first to support Thunderbolt 3 displays.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Apple | eGPU | Graphics | Processing | Post Production | editing | colour correction | visual effects | DaVinci Resolve | 3D | VR
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Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio Delivery Posted: 14/06/2018
Sky News Installs Ultimatte 12 for VR Studio Delivery
Blackmagic Design today announced that Sky News UK has integrated a series of Ultimatte 12 compositing processors and an Ultimatte Smart Remote 4 to produce dynamic virtual studio segments for its award winning 24 hour rolling news cycle, in particular for its ‘Sunrise’ breakfast programming.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Ultimatte | Green Screen | VR | Virtual Studio | Sky News | Broadcast | Compositing
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IHSE USA Products at InfoComm 2018 Posted: 23/05/2018
IHSE USA Products at InfoComm 2018
At InfoComm 2018, IHSE will demonstrate an all-new, game-changing solution to extend and switch immersive reality signals over long distances using Draco KVM systems. The new solution addresses growing interest in virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) systems in a wide variety of pro AV market sectors; in corporate and education applications such as product design and prototyping; in situational training and advanced control environments; and in retail and leisure applications including cinemas, shops, and museums.
Tags: IHSE USA | VR/AR signal switching | KVM products | InfoComm 2018 | video extenders
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Insys Video Technologies Powers Enhanced OTT Service for ORS Subsidiary simpliTV Posted: 09/05/2018
Insys Video Technologies Powers Enhanced OTT Service for ORS Subsidiary simpliTV

Dübendorf, Switzerland: Insys Video Technologies announced today that the company's comprehensive InsysPLAY platform was chosen by Austrian television provider ORS to power a significantly enhanced OTT video service for ORS subsidiary simpliTV. The InsysPLAY platform provides simpliTV viewers with a richer, distinctive user experience and expanded selection of content across a broader range of consumer devices, all while giving ORS an extensible foundation for future features and growth.

Tags: live | OTT | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | ROS | simpliTV | AWS | Elemental | catch-up TV | nPVR
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Leading Spanish Newspaper El Pais Deploys Vinten Vantage VRC Controller Posted: 18/04/2018
Leading Spanish Newspaper El Pais Deploys Vinten Vantage and and mu;VRC Controller

Vinten®, a Vitec Group brand and a world leader in manual and robotic camera support systems, today announced that leading Spanish newspaper El Pais has deployed the Vantage robotic camera head and the μVRC (microVRC) controller to bolster its live-video production operation. Together, Vantage and μVRC provide a space-saving, labour-saving pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera solution for capturing and posting more than 1,000 live videos per month to the El Pais Facebook channel — whether reporting from the studio or streaming live coverage from the field.

Tags: Vinten | camera support systems | microVRC | Vinten Vantage
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Epic Games Unreal Engine Brings High Fidelity Real Time Graphics to Broadcaster Platforms Posted: 06/04/2018
Epic Games Unreal Engine Brings High Fidelity Real Time Graphics to Broadcaster Platforms

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine latest 4.19 release will be showcased at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas, NV, April 9-12. Unreal Engine is being leveraged to enable high fidelity real time performance in broadcast production workflows for weather, episodic programming, location-based immersive entertainment experiences and more. Demos of Unreal Engine will be available in partner booths including: Avid SU801, Brainstorm Multimedia SL4616, ChyronHego Corporation SL1208, HP SL2424, Mo-Sys Engineering C9148, Ncam Technologies C5629, Ross Video SL3305, Stype/Astucemedia SL5027 and Zero Density SL3824.

Tags: NAB | NAB Show | NAB 2018 | broadcast | real time | VR | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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SpherePlay Dual-X Is First VR Tool to Bring Two Simultaneous Video Feeds Into the VR Experience Posted: 04/04/2018
SpherePlay and rsquo;s Dual-X Is First VR Tool to Bring Two Simultaneous Video Feeds Into the VR Experience

SpherePlay, developer of the leading VR platform for publishers and broadcasters, today introduced the new Dual-X tool for the company’s Launcher VR media player. The first tool to enable broadcasters to incorporate two simultaneous video feeds — one 360 and one 2D feed — into the VR environment, Dual-X allows users to complement their VR experience with video from a conventional television feed. In so doing, Dual-X significantly reduces broadcasters’ up-front production costs while allowing them to offer all of their available content to all users.

Tags: SpherePlay | VR video distribution | Dual-X | VR media player | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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