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NEWS Professional video IO for new Mac Pro A JA Video Systems have announced availability of Io 4k, an evolution of its popular devices for professional video I/O, updated and customized for Thunderbolt™ 2 technology and the latest 4k workflows. Io 4k connects to any Thunderbolt™ 2-enabled device such as the new Mac Pro, and uniquely offers an additional Thunderbolt™ 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals in supported workflows.  www.aja.com Installing a fifth audio console U nited Arab Emirates-based Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has installed its fifth Calrec Omega digital audio console. The console was first used in August 2012 in ADM’s London studio during the 2012 London Games and has since been moved to its Abu Dhabi studios for mixing audio during live sports news and sports programs. www.calrec.com Releasing Lightworks 11.5 for Linux and Windows EditShare is proud to announce the release of Lightworks 11.5, its popular cross-platform editing software, which now includes some major changes to the Pro and Free versions. The new release features some major updates to the user interface, which greatly improve the editing experience, a smarter right-click menu populated with your favourite pre-sets and FX plus greater control for playback. And now, thanks to new background tasks, editors can continue to work whilst importing, rendering and even exporting. Completing the line-up of major new features is the inclusion of AJA hardware support, allowing Lightworks to recognise the AJA ioXT or Kona cards on the Windows and, soon to be released, Mac OS X platform. www.lwks.com 10 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 86 FEBRUARY 2014 Archiving with Italian giant Juventus FC J uventus FC is managing all its video archive with Metus MAM. With the help of MAM Web Client, the video archive is accessible for the video department and all training staff from anywhere, anytime. Trainers love the easy-to-use video rough cut and custom metadata and search features of Metus MAM for advance analysis and archival of the games and trainings. Juventus FC is getting footage from virtually everywhere; the league broadcaster, web feeds, old tape materials, and many more. Metus MAM is their skilful assistant. Currently four power clients plus ten web clients use Metus MAM, managing 60+ TB (and expanding) of archive, with additional process servers to create low resolution copies and transcode the incoming video content in different formats by converting to the desired format, taken up in the main archive is managed. After the English giant Liverpool FC, we are proud to help Italian giant Juventus, as they continue  to be one of the world’s most successful football club Juventus prefers Metus, and the company proves their international success once again. www.metus.com