Latest Baselight STUDENT release for professional and aspiring colourists now available [LONDON — 10 January, 2019]: Baselight STUDENT, FilmLight’s free macOS application, has been enhanced with the innovative and creative advances from the core Baselight v5 software. Baselight STUDENT v5 will allow those developing their skills as a colourist to have the full range of creative features, based on the same platform as every Baselight system. Central to this is Base Grade, which brings an innovative new approach to colour manipulation, imitating the way the human eye works. Together with Base Grade, users can combine other new v5 ...続きを読む "
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Jan. 14, 2019 – Cobalt Digital today announced the availability of its 9992‑ENC series of HEVC/H.265/MPEG-5 encoders for openGear® frames. Designed for a variety of broadcast applications, the dual-slot card offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support for cost-effective contribution, distribution, ENG, IPTV, and OTT solutions. The 9992-ENC base model supports both MPEG-2 and H.264 (AVC), with low-latency 8-bit and 10-bit 4:2:0 encoding. For high-end contribution, optional license keys provide H.264 (HEVC) support as well as 4:2:2 encoding. The base model includes a 3G-SDI input that supports one signal up to 1080p60, but can be upgraded to ...続きを読む "
The biggest media company in the Republic of Belarus XCHARX The National State TV and Radio Company of the Republic of Belarus XCHARX has selected Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, to launch the HD variant of its international satellite channel Belarus 24. TV channel Belarus 24 is building upon its decade-long relationship with Globecast with the launch of the free-to-air channel on Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD. The HD version was made available on December 1, with the SD variant continuing to be carried by Eutelast until January 1st, 2019. Belarus 24 is a Russian-language channel that offers a mix of ...続きを読む "
Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) recently signed a multi-year lease agreement with LiveU that upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC for its newsgathering operations, ensuring the media company always has the latest bonded IP technology. The agreement immediately upgrades Sinclair stations spanning 80 production locations in the US to LiveU’s flagship model of HEVC field units featuring higher efficiencies, greater stability, increased reliability and the best video quality in low bandwidth situations. Sinclair has been a LiveU customer since 2011 and has grown with LiveU. The media group chose to upgrade its fleet of ...続きを読む "
THE COLONIE PROMOTES GRAHAM CHAPMAN TO EDITOR The Colonie has announced that Graham Chapman has been promoted to editor, continuing the Chicago-based postproduction company’s long tradition of nurturing extraordinary young talent and developing its next generation of editors from within. Chapman joined The Colonie in 2013 as an assistant editor, advanced to senior assistant editor in 2017 and began the new year in the editor’s chair. Working under the mentorship of veteran editor Bob Ackerman for the last five years has provided him with the opportunity to hone his skills on a wide range of commercials and social media campaigns, as ...続きを読む "
DALLAS – PrimeTime launched its newest LED light, the MSLED 10 XB2, a low-profile member of the SLED family. “The ‘SLED’ series instruments feature a unique system of dual lens optics, very different from panel lights or remote phosphor lights. The SLED dual lens optics combine a soft elegant wash of light with plenty of throw,” said Glen Harn, PrimeTime president. “Like all of our LED luminaires, the MSLED 10 is dead-silent, without a FAN. Our low-profile, high-performance MSLED broadcast studio lights have won the admiration of chief engineers and lighting designers for their high output and silent performance,” said Harn. ...続きを読む "
CP Communications’ Red House Streaming business unit will integrate Simplylive’s compact, all-in-one production technology into its multi-camera ProductionSTREAM solution New York, NY, January 11, 2019 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions,announces a new partnership with Simplylive, a specialist in automated live production, streaming and recording solutions. The announcement coincides with the official launch of CP Communications’ Red House Streaming business unit, which specializes in IP-based acquisition, production and distribution solutions and services for content creators. Simplylive’s ViBox all-in-one production technology will power video switching, graphics, instant replay, audio mixing and more for ...続きを読む "
Hitachi Cameras Boost Quality, Reliability and Setup Ease for Collaborative Technology Services Unit at Iowa State University
Z-HD5500s provide superior results while helping audiovisual services group confidently take on increasingly high-profile video production projects Woodbury, NY, January 11, 2019 — The Collaborative Technology Services (CTS) unit at Iowa State University provides on-location video production, recording, conferencing and streaming services for departments, colleges, research centers and administrative units across the institution’s 1900-acre campus. When group’s projects began to outgrow the capabilities of its original equipment, it purchased Z-HD5500 studio and field production cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to achieve the ease of setup, consistent performance and visual quality they needed. Iowa State University is known ...続きを読む "
Session will also include content creatives from Marriott, Snapchat and AARP. NEW YORK CITY— At NATPE Miami, Alkemy X Executive Vice President of Television and Digital Content Andy Singer will lead a panel discussion on how forward-thinking brands are finding creative, new ways to connect with consumers by developing compelling content. Singer will talk with representatives from Marriott, Snapchat and AARP Media about the distinctive, breakthrough content they have produced to showcase their brands while engaging audiences in deep and meaningful ways. Titled Brands Powering Creativity, the session is slated for January 23rd at 2:45 PM in the Fontainebleau Miami ...続きを読む "
ChyronHego and Grass Valley Team Up to Deliver Integrated Graphics Creation and Switching Solution for Sports Arenas
MELVILLE, N.Y. — Jan. 8, 2019 — Major U.S. sports venues are successfully using a new, single-point-of-control integration solution for graphics and production switching developed in collaboration between ChyronHego and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Designed for complex venue productions, this integration allows a technical director (TD) to switch shows with game-in-progress graphics delivered simultaneously to multiple displays. These include LED ribbon boards, scoreboards, and concourse/concession screens, all in a simple, repeatable manner. XCHARXBoth Grass Valley and ChyronHego have a decades-long tradition of broadcast technology innovation. It was just a matter of time before we got together to create synergy ...続きを読む "
SHELTON, Conn. — Jan. 8, 2019 — Teleservicios (TSV Rental), a digital film equipment provider in Colombia, has added a significant volume of Anton/Bauer mobile power systems to its rental inventory as part of a broader equipment upgrade. TSV RentalXCHARXs new Anton/Bauer products include more than 30 Dionic XT 150 14V Li-ion batteries with V-Mount, 10 Performance Dual V-Mount chargers, and Cine VCLX free-standing batteries together with Cine VCLX chargers. Based in Bogotá, TSV Rental offers a broad range of audiovisual services including ENG camera and equipment rentals to medium-sized TV stations, digitizing services for archiving, and playout services. Customers ...続きを読む "
Video Content Owners and Service Providers Gain Agility With Harmonic OTT, SaaS and UHD Solutions at Convergence India 2019
Service providers are facing several challenges in the traditional broadcast and video streaming businesses: how to be more agile, how to enhance video quality, how to cost-effectively deliver live and VOD content to a wide range of devices and how to boost monetization. At Convergence India 2019, HarmonicXCHARXs software-based approach for media processing, playout and delivery will offer solutions for a variety of deployment scenarios, including cloud and on-premises environments. HarmonicXCHARXs software solutions address the most critical challenges facing operators, enabling them to be nimbler, operationally efficient and deliver superior QoE across all screens. XCHARXIndia is set to be one ...続きを読む "
Rio Rancho, NM (January 8, 2019) — Lectrosonics is pleased to announce the release of the ALP690, a high-performance UHF LPDA (log periodic dipole array) antenna with built-in RF amplifier, for use with wireless microphone receivers or base station transmitters in location and studio production. The new antenna design delivers +4 dBd of passive gain in a directional pattern to extend operating range, and an RF amplifier can be engaged to supply gain for overcoming signal loss in long coaxial cable runs. The ALP690 antenna is powered by DC bias inserted on the coaxial cable connected to the 50 ohm ...続きを読む "
ANAHEIM, JANUARY 8, 2019 XCHARX Making its NAMM debut (North Hall, Level 2, Booth 18507), DPA Microphones will be showcasing its smallest high-end pro audio microphone capsule, the d:screet(tm) CORE 6060, 6061 Subminiature Microphones and the d:fine(tm) CORE 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone. In addition, DPAXCHARXs d:vote(tm) CORE 4099 Instrument Microphone and d:facto(tm) 4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone will be used during live in-booth performances throughout the show. DPA will also be participating in a variety of educational sessions as well as supplying mics for several NAMM events. Measuring in at three millimeters (0.12 inches) in diameter, the Subminiature mics may be ...続きを読む "
[Portugal, January 8, 2019] MOG Technologies, the worldwide supplier of end-to-end solutions for professional media, today announces the full integration of its central ingest tools XCHARX both for mxfSPEEDRAIL and SKYWATCH product line XCHARX with Adobe® Creative Cloud®. Media professionals face an extremely demanding market with the proliferation of new technologies, systems, platforms and devices. Getting the content ready with the maximum quality and on short deadlines is a must-have capability. With that in mind, MOG central ingest platform addresses media challenges and makes ingest, transcoding, scheduling, and exporting operations easier and faster. The system supports dozens of formats and ...続きを読む "
OEMs and Tier 1’s can now fully embrace connectivity without fear, providing a safe and reliable driving experience for consumers Tokyo, Japan, 8 January 2019 − ACCESS CO., LTD and Irdeto are partnering to safeguard in-car data and services. Connectivity has enabled vehicles to become services hubs. However, turning the car into an open environment can also result in increased security threats, ranging from content piracy to data theft. Further, the in-vehicle infotainment system could allow access to other connected components, rendering the vehicle’s control systems open to attack. With an increase in threats on the horizon, the partnership will leverage expertise in building ...続きを読む "
Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, is building upon its highly-valued relationship with Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd. by making its linear channel available on Samsung’s unique TV Plus linear, live streaming service to viewers in the US. Following Samsung’s recent channel update, Insight TV’s channel will reach 10 million American connected smart TVs. Samsung TV Plus offers free, live streaming of content to viewers who own a 2017 and 2018 Samsung connected TV or later. This distribution deal follows Insight TV’s 24/7 channel launch in Germany in 2018 and underscores the ...続きを読む "
BURY ST EDMUNDS, U.K. — Jan. 7, 2019 — Vitec Group today announced the retirement of Gary Rotondelli, director of technical sales for Vinten automation. Rotondelli has charted an illustrious career in the broadcast robotics and automation industry spanning more than three decades, including 26 years with the Vitec GroupXCHARXs Vinten brand. XCHARXGary has been a staple in our company for almost 30 years, and he has become the face and name associated with our world-class Vinten automation and robotics products. The hard work and dedication heXCHARXs given our customers and his talent for relationship-building have paid off tremendously, and ...続きを読む "