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NetApp Featured Products at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 15/02/2017

New All-Flash FAS (AFF) and Hybrid FAS Systems

With the recently announced generation of AFF and hybrid FAS systems, NetApp enterprise storage has surpassed proprietary media storage in the value it provides broadcast and media companies. The ONTAP(R) 9 operating system, running on the recently released AFF and hybrid FAS systems, can now deliver many gigabytes per second of video throughput in a single container scaling to many petabytes. 
Tags: NetApp | 2017 NAB Show | All-Flash FAS | AFF | Hybrid FAS | ONTAP | mature | data management | operating system | storage | workloads | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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MOST WANTED TIFFEN VARIABLE VIEWING FILTER LAUNCHED Posted: 14/11/2016

Responding to the demands of cinematographers & lighting professionals worldwide, Tiffen has launched its new Variable Viewing Filter (VVF), incorporating Tiffens award-winning Variable ND filter, offering indexed 2-8 stops and with the unique ability to easily add any 49mm ring filter from their vast range.

Tags: Tiffen | VVF | Variable Viewing Filter | cinematographers | lighting | lighting professionals | Gaffers | DoPs | variable ND filter | Camerimage | Eren Ibrahim | ARRIv Rental | Panavision
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Finalists Announced for Rory Peck Awards 2016 Posted: 12/10/2016

The Rory Peck Trust today announced the finalists of the Rory Peck Awards 2016, sponsored by Sony professional, which honour the work of freelance cameramen and camerawomen in news and current affairs. The line up includes new and returning finalists from eight countries, including women freelancers from Syria and the UK. 

Tags: Sony | Rory Peck | News | Current Affairs | Freelance | Cameraman
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Technicolor Postworks creates colour for Cafe Society Posted: 18/08/2016

Technicolor PostWorks New York completed the finishing on Cafe Society, Woody Allens first digital motion picture as a director, which was captured by legendary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. The film opened the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was released in the United States last month.

Tags: Technicolor | PostWorks | Caf© Society | Vittorio Storaro | Anthony Raffaele | Woody Allen | FilmLight | Baselight
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Affinis Advisory Group Merges with MediAnswers Posted: 10/03/2016

The transition to software-defined workflows touches nearly every organization in the broadcast and media industry today, from manufacturers and trade associations, to ad agencies and television networks. To address this industry-wide challenge, broadcast and media industry visionaries Chris Lennon and Glen Sakata have joined forces as MediAnswers, a global company that focuses on media management and workflow optimization. 

Tags: MediAnswers | affines advisory group | chris lennon | glen sakata | 2016 NAB Show | NAB | advertising | broadcast | IP | cloud | media | software | BXF | entertainment | consulting | consultants | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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Local freelancers dominate Rory Peck Awards line-up Posted: 29/10/2015

This year's awards honour work filmed by Iraqi, Pakistani, Palestinian, Syrian, Italian, British and French freelance finalists. Entries from inside conflicts in the Middle East feature prominently, alongside coverage from the frontlines of Eastern Ukraine, and shocking human stories uncovered in Pakistan and the Philippines. 

Tags: Sony | Rory Peck | news | current affairs | freelancer | Tina Carr | Michael Harrit | Alex Crawford | Sky News | Media Cloud Services
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SPORTS AWARD PRESENTED FOR THE USE OF THE PICO ULTRA SLOW MOTION CAMERA USED ON POLECAM Posted: 29/10/2015

The annual Sportel Awards Ceremony took place recently in Monaco to announce winners of the Georges Bertellotti Golden Podium Competition and Renaud de Laborderie Sports Book Competition. The Georges Bertellotti Award rewards the worlds most beautiful sports images.

Tags: Polecam | Sportel | Sports Award | Antelope PICO minicam | UltraMotion | slow motion | sports | Felix Marggraff
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IDX increases support for 7.2V 7.4V Battery Users Posted: 27/10/2015

IDX increases support for 7.2V/7.4V Battery Users

Supplied with a series of interchangeable battery adapter interfaces, the IDX LC-2A is a 2 channel simultaneous charger for Li-Ion batteries.

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3PLAY MINI: NOW ANYONE CAN CREATE NETWORK-STYLE SPORTS PRODUCTIONS FROM ANYWHERE Posted: 13/04/2015

NewTek today unveiled 3Play Minithe worlds only sports production suite you can carry anywhere. This lightweight portable device allows sports video producers to add professional quality instant replay, slow motion, sophisticated transition effects and a broad range of other integrated production capabilities to their shows without being constrained by space, location or cost. Unlike expensive replay systems and stacks of complex components, 3Play Mini is powerful enough to drive your entire show, or plug into a switcher or video board and turn any production into amazing fan experiences that help attract big audiences, advertisers and sponsors. Anyone using up to four off-the-shelf HDMI cameras can produce multiple angle slow motion instant replays, edit highlights, roll stored video packages, create effects and transitions, publish to social media and much more. Out of the box, operators can control 3Play Mini with almost any touchscreen wireless mobile device or use an optional 3Play control surface. No other live sports solution includes a complete suite of sports production tools in such a small, affordable package.

Tags: NewTek | NAB 2015 | 3Play Mini | instant replay | slow motion | affordable | portable | sports production | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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Qwilt and Altiostar unite to build next generation mobile network infrastructure for network operators Posted: 26/02/2015

Integration of solutions tackles booming demand for mobile video streaming created by live and on-demand OTT services

Tags: networks | mobile | operator | video | OTT | cloud | C-RAN | open cache | traffic
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Codex recruits Brian Gaffney as new VP of Business Development Posted: 24/02/2015

Codex (www.codexdigital.com) today announced that industry veteran, Brian Gaffney, has joined Codex as VP Business Development. Gaffney has many years of digital production experience, and is well-known in production and post-production circles around the motion picture and broadcast industries. He will be based at Codexs LA office and will head up Codexs business development efforts across the US, the Americas and Australia/New Zealand.

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MARK ROBERTS MOTION CONTROL TO SHOW AUTOMATED STUDIO WITH PRESENTER TRACKING AT BVE2015 Posted: 20/02/2015

Mark Roberts Motion Control will show an example of its automated studio system with live presenter tracking at BVE2015. A collaboration with Nikon, it will be located on the Nikon stand J06, and will consist of a StudioBot running on rails and three automated remote heads all mounted with Nikon DSLR cameras with teleprompters and other studio equipment in an automated studio setup.

Tags: BVE | BVE 2015 | Mark Roberts | Motion Control | automated studios | Nikon | London Live | Celebro Studios | tracking | sports tracking | presenter tracking | StudioBot | robotics | Bryn Balcombe | Assaff Rawner | D4S | DSLR | Motion Picture Industry | Academy Award | BVE 2015
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Visual Unity Strengthens Its Marketing Team Posted: 21/10/2014

Leading OTT solutions provider Visual Unity has strengthened its marketing team by appointing James Mazur to the position of Chief Marketing Officer.

Formerly co-founder and leader of a start-up software company and Award winning GoStickman animation studio, James Mazur has extensive experience in online business and digital marketing. As Chief Marketing Officer, he will head the marketing team and take responsibility for company messaging, lead generation, online marketing, and communication.  His position is also strategic as he will build and implement a complete digital product strategy for Visual Unity over coming months, and oversee current and future product marketing.

Tags: James Mazur | Visual Unity | New Marketing Staff
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New Sales Manager for VDC Trading Posted: 23/09/2014

VDC Trading, specialist distributor of Van Damme cable, assemblies and connectors has appointed Jodie Verley to the role of Sales Manager. Jodies background for the last 16 years has been in Electronics Distribution, where over the last 12 years she has worked her way from Material Planner, Account Manager, Field Account Manager to Sales Manager.

Tags: Jodie Verley | VDC Trading | staff | sales manager | cable
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PhotonBeam 80 LED Floodlight to Feature at IBC Posted: 10/07/2014
The PhotonBeam 80 LED Floodlight, the latest professional lighting fixture by UK specialists Photon Beard, will make its European debut at IBC 2014.
 
The company has adapted remote phosphor technology to enable the PhotonBeam 80s LED source to provide near full spectrum, high CRI lighting. 
Tags: Photon Beard | PhotonBeam | Floodlight | Lighting | IBC | IBC 2014 | Amsterdam | CRI | LED | tungsten | Square One | Platinum Blonde | broadcast | Peter Daffarn | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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