TV-BAY Issue 88

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NEWS New features for cloud post- production platform F orbidden Technologies plc, the AIM- quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform FORscene, announced new features and integrations for its market-leading platform, which is already the most advanced cloud- based post-production system available. Driving Ch4 news audio I FORscene’s new high-resolution proxy allows users to choose the resolution they want -- and swap between resolutions while working -- to accommodate bandwidth availability and project requirements. Working with proxies, even for high-resolution viewing, means that the original source remains on the clients’ servers and fi rmly in their control. www.forbidden.co.uk TN, one of the world’s leading news and multimedia content companies, has installed an Artemis Light digital audio console from Calrec Audio in the Channel 4 News production gallery at its London headquarters. Now the primary console on the Channel 4 News program, ITN’s flagship news and current affairs show, the Artemis Light desk provides ample digital signal processing (DSP) power, scalable I/O options, and faders for mixing the news without limitations. ITN installed a 40-fader Artemis Light console featuring Calrec’s Bluefi n2 high-performance signal-processing engine with 240 channel processing paths. Calrec’s Hydra2 plug-and-play audio routing system is equipped with 24 mic/line inputs, 48 line inputs, 48 line outputs, 64 AES inputs, 64 AES outputs, 48 opto inputs, and 48 relays. www.calrec.com ClearView video quality analyzers V ideo Clarity Inc., provider of market-leading audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, have announced the release of MOVIE for ClearView, a new perceptual test method for the ClearView line of video quality analyzers. MOVIE (for Motion- based Video Integrity Evaluation) creates a new level of accuracy for measuring video quality because it yields results that are closer than ever to human perceptions of video quality. MOVIE improves accuracy for content originators, broadcast operators, broadcast transmission equipment manufacturers, and consumer electronics manufacturers that use ClearView analyzers to ensure the best viewing experience, operate more effi ciently, meet SLAs, and stay in compliance. www.videoclarity.com UK’s first 24-fader Avid S6 console H HB Communications Ltd. has installed the UK’s first 24-channel Avid S6 M40 control surface in its subsidiary Scrubs demo facilities in Soho, London. Customers are invited to arrange an appointment to view the full features of the S6 with HHBs knowledgeable Avid specialists in a 5.1 equipped facility. The 24-fader M40 offers a unique advantage by showcasing the full range of modules available in a large format console. Pro Tools, Nuendo and Logic are installed and available for S6 demonstrations. The S6 console has revolutionised the control of Pro Tools and other DAWs by providing extensive visual feedback, an integrated touchscreen and superior ergonomics that provide faster mixing and intuitive control. By offering the best of industry leading ICON and System 5 families, S6 provides a truly immersive experience for the user. www.hhb.co.uk 20 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 88 APRIL 2014