The French Open, organized by the French Tennis Federation, is one of the premier events in the professional tennis calendar, showcasing the best tennis talent in the world playing in the world renowned Roland Garros stadium. In 2008, the Open was broadcast in 198 countries to a global audience of millions. more
Archive for October 14th, 2009
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (October 14, 2009) â€“ Enhance Technology, Inc., the industry leader in engineering and manufacturing storage-centric systems and solutions with premium RAID or JBOD storage disk arrays, will be exhibiting at this yearâ€™s International Exposition presented by The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) in Houston, TX USA. The Seventy-Ninth Annual Meeting will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center from October 25â€“30, 2009. ETI will debut new products such as the EnhanceRAID TS800 and UltraStor ES3160, as well as other award winning enterprise and desktop storage systems with promotional incentives and a live demo of the UltraStor RS8. more
Prime Focus Group announced today that industry veteran O.D. Welch has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer for North America.
Based out of the companyâ€™s Hollywood office, Welch will be responsible for overseeing the North American post production and visual effects service units (previously Post Logic Studios and Frantic Films VFX respectively). Included in his initial purview will be Prime Focus facilities in Los Angeles, New York, Winnipeg, and Vancouver. more
EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. â€” Oct. 14, 2009 â€” PPCÂ® today announced that Eric Bodley, the company’s vice president and general manager of consumer electronics, was honored with a CEDIA Top 10 Instructor Award during CEDIA EXPO 2009. more
Ontario, Canada (October 14, 2009) â€“ ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, is now shipping the third DVD in a 4-part training series for Pro Tools 8.
In this Level 3 DVD, ASK digs into the more advanced features of Pro Tools 8 such as sharing sessions with other DAWs, correcting audio at the sample level, and mixing in surround. Among other topics covered are advanced file management, advanced automation, side-chaining, mastering, dithering, and advanced MIDI. more
Providing filmmakers, editors and designers with quick and easy access to a wider variety of 100 percent royalty-free stock footage, Artbeats, the industry’s leading creative footage resource, today announced its launch of FootageHub. Previously available in public beta trial, FootageHub is an extension of the Artbeats library and allows customers to search from a large database of clips derived from over 50 different brands, 20 of which are exclusive to FootageHub. With thousands of diverse and hard-to-acquire shots, Artbeats FootageHub immediately broadens stock footage opportunities for any project or budget range. more
Leading Indian Broadcaster Sahara Samay Selects Omneon Spectrumâ„¢ Media Server Platform for its 24-Hour Hindi News Channel
SUNNYVALE, Calif. â€” Oct. 13, 2009 â€” Sahara Samay TV, the 24-hour multichannel, multilingual news and current affairs broadcaster based in Noida, has shifted its broadcast operations in Mumbai onto a new Omneon platform supporting ingest, production, and playout. In an upgrade to its existing infrastructure, the leading Indian news channel deployed two Omneon Spectrumâ„¢ media server systems, supplied and integrated by Shaf Broadcast Pvt. Ltd., to ensure reliable around-the-clock delivery of national and international news programming. more
~ Multipin-Based, Multi-Channel CAT5e Cabling System Revolutionizes Networking Connections ~
NEW YORK, NY â€• Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, is debuting its new MCAT5, the first-ever multipin-based, multi-channel CAT5e Network Cabling at HD World 2009 (Booth 952).
MCAT5 simplifies network cabling by eliminating individual cable runs; reducing the wear and tear on equipment by utilizing a sturdy multipin connector instead of the standard RJ45 connector, creating a rugged point-to-point secure connection. Additional benefits of MCAT5 include ease of use, simplified cable identification and improved network durability. more
Expanding its technical leadership within the character animation space, Mixamo Inc. today announced support for Autodesk 3ds Max software biped system control rigs, significantly streamlining animation workflow for 3D artists and game developers.
Previously relying only on traditional motion-capture and keyframing processes to animate biped characters, 3ds Max users are now able to obtain access to Mixamoâ€™s online collection of customizable, motion-capture quality character motions and bake them directly onto their bipeds. Mixamo accelerates productivity of artists and game developers by allowing the creation of premium 3D character animations up to five times faster than current industry averages. more
REDEFINED: The most advanced RED ONE camera battery solution is now available from IDX
ELITE twin-cartridge â€œsmartâ€? battery, new custom camera integration plate and all-airline carry-on clearance for batteries are featured in innovative packages
Torrance, Calif. – October 12, 2009: The long wait is over: RED ONE camera owners and operators now have a battery system worthy of their leading-edge camera. more