Blackmagic Design will host a free DaVinci Resolve for Mac training workshop just outside of Philadelphia, PA on March 10, 2011. more
Archive for February 23rd, 2011
iOS Software App to Allow iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch to Control a Connected 788T
LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 â€” Sound Devices will introduce the latest hardware accessory for its best-selling 788T Digital Recorders, the new CL-WIFI, at NAB 2011 (Booth C2946). The CL-WIFI allows users to control the already powerful 788T from anywhere on set. more
Grand Rapids, Mich. â€“ Broadway Systems, the leading provider of advertising management software for cable networks, will unveil Version 7.0 of its software at the 2011 NAB Show, which runs April 11-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. (Booth N3421). Broadway 7.0 features significant enhancements including a newly engineered Deal Management Cockpit, as well as Broadway IQ, a module that leverages real-time operational data to help improve advertising yields.
â€œBroadway already delivers the only proven end-to-end platform for managing a cable networkâ€™s advertising business,â€? explained John Sorensen, president of Broadway Systems. â€œVersion 7.0 builds upon this foundation to help our customers further improve their advertising yields, operating efficiencies, and cross-platform management.â€?
With its intuitive, configurable interface, Broadwayâ€™s newly engineered Deal Management Cockpit helps cable networks easily manage deal complexities. From a single screen, users get a â€œ360-degree viewâ€? of all deal-related information, so itâ€™s more
Jeffrey Durkinâ€™s award-winning production company â€“ BreadTruck Films contracts the 3D Film Factory to provide 3D production services.
San Diego, CA â€“ The 3D Film Factory was recently contracted by the award-winning production company – BreadTruck Films – to provide stereoscopic 3D production and postproduction services for a live-action, 3D adventure movie. At 30 minutes in length, this 3D short film was created to help promote San Diegoâ€™s innovative â€œSuper Dentistâ€?.
A first -of-its-kind 3D project, this 3D live-action short is an adventure comedy film designed to entertain and educate young patients about the importance of good oral hygiene. In the waiting room, kids and adults alike will be able to view the finished film on large screen 3D TVâ€™s with the use of 3D glasses.
â€œThe idea is to have kids in the waiting room put on 3D glasses and enter the adventures of more
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb. 23, 2011 — Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Captain TV, a 24-hour news and entertainment TV channel based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, has installed an Omneon media storage and processing platform to support its file-based broadcast operations. The new channel, which launched in 2010, broadcasts movies, daily soaps, awareness programs, news, and other entertainment programming, including Tamil movies, as well as English movies dubbed in Tamil. Captain TV has installed two Omneon MediaDeck(TM) server systems along with Omneon ProDrive(TM) software, as well as an Omneon MediaGrid(TM) active storage system, all supplied by Shaf Broadcast Pvt. Ltd. The broadcaster uses the Omneon MediaGrid system to provide high-performance centralized storage of its media assets. The system is connected to all of Captain TV’s Apple(R) edit and graphics systems. Because content is ingested directly to the Omneon MediaGrid, networked users can access and edit stored content quickly and easily. Omneon ProDrive enables MediaDeck server control anywhere on the facility’s network and provides a cost-effective toolset that allows users to record or ingest content automatically, create playout schedules, or review and prepare clips directly — all from the desktop. more
NAB to see T-VIPS provide new functionality for broadcasters, operators, digital film post-production and distribution of alternative content to movie theaters (NAB booth: SU7807)
Oslo, Norway â€“ T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announces that NAB 2011 will see new functionality and products launched across its product ranges: video transport; monitoring & switching; and transport stream processing & remultiplexing. The companyâ€™s on-booth demonstrations will show how the company is enabling broadcasters and operators to save time, money and resources by increasing operational efficiency and reliability, reducing the requirement for capital investment and through simplifying workflows. The new product introductions at NAB will include the CP546 Transport Steam Monitor, a powerful tool for the continuous monitoring of transport streams, services, PIDâ€™s and PSI/SI/PSIP tables, ensuring fast fault detection and diagnostics.
The T-VIPS NAB booth will more
New MediaPort 7000 Series for the Omneon Spectrum(TM) Media Server Simplifies Broadcast Workflows With Agile Codec Handling, High-Quality Conversion, and Configurable Design more
Artist owned-and-operated bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX recently completed work on their third consecutive Titleist campaign via Arnold Worldwide. The â€œLeadership 2011â€? campaign includes nine spots, which are all currently airing to coincide with the PGA and LPGA tours. Brickyard provided visual effects, finishing and beauty work for the campaign directed by Greg Kohs of @radical.media.
â€œStatsâ€? showcases the technical side of golf through graphical representations of real-time golf game data, including drive accuracy, sand saves, ball strikes, approach accuracy, greens in regulation and proximity to hole. Brickyard collaborated with Arnold from the very beginning, and the team was heavily involved in the design and look development process.
Another challenge came on â€œSplit Second,â€? which shows â€“ in slow motion â€“ what happens to a Titleist golf ball as it is hit. Senior VFX Producer Amy Appleton explains, â€œWe more
Three New Extenders from Gefen Streamline Computer Video Extension with USB Peripherals over CAT5 or CAT6 Cables for a Longer Distance Delivery
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of three new KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extenders. Now you can place computers in a rack, machine room or secure location, with the ability to extend DVI (or VGA) displays, USB keyboard/mouse and other USB 2.0 accessories to the work space. These new solutions create a quiet work environment best suited for audio/video editing professionals. Next generation features offer added value for the user, streamlining the amount of cables needed while expanding the overall distance of extension.
The CAT5-1600A offers analog VGA users a long-range extension solution up to 1000 feet (300m) in distance. It extends VGA over one CAT-5 cable, supporting resolutions up to 1920×1200. The receiver unit provides a mirrored VGA output, while the sender unit supports the connection of an additional display for monitoring the computer source. Video adjustments for color, brightness and focus improve more
Woodland Park, NJ â€“ February 23, 2011 â€“ Maxell Corporation of America introduces seven new products to its iVDR line that have been developed specifically for storage and backup applications. Developed in partnership with Addonics Technology, these products combine the inherent advantages of the iVDR rugged storage technology with Redundant Array of Independent Disk (RAID) functionality as well as â€œJust a Bunch of Disksâ€? (JBOD) usability, and are available in numerous configurations to meet nearly any storage application. Products being introduced include the 4 Bay Storage Tower, 4 Bay Cipher Tower,
5 Bay Storage Tower, 5 Bay Cipher Tower, 9 Bay Storage Tower, 9 Bay Storage Rack, and the rugged iVDR Desktop Drive more