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First sample ProRes RAW footage from Sony PXW-FX9 and Atomos Shogun 7 Posted: 03/08/2020
First sample ProRes RAW footage from Sony PXW-FX9 and Atomos Shogun 7

This week saw Atomos announce the ability to record 4Kp60 Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI from the Sony Alpha 7S III to the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. Today, we are also showing the first sample footage and a tutorial video for the upcoming RAW firmware release for the Sony PXW-FX9 and Shogun 7 which we announced with Sony a few weeks ago. Shot by well known Sony Independent Certified Expert Alister Chapman; he recorded ProRes RAW on the Shogun 7 over SDI from the PXW-FX9 with XDCA-FX9 expansion pack. The results show excellent detail, dynamic range and color.

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ACCESS Twine for Car App Store launched to accelerate auto industry adoption of In-Vehicle Infotainment Posted: 28/07/2020
ACCESS Twine and trade; for Car App Store launched to accelerate auto industry adoption of In-Vehicle Infotainment

 

ACCESS Europe GmbH announces that it has worked with sister company NetRange, a leading provider of Smart TV App Stores, to develop a car-centric App Store which is now part of the ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system. The Twine4Car App Store is commercially available now and is currently part of trials globally with major automotive OEMs and Tier-1s.

Tags: OTT | Streaming | Video | Audio | ACCESS Europe | NetRange | AppStore | Infotainment | Automotive | SmartTV
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Trams Ltd Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary Posted: 27/07/2020
Trams Ltd Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Trams Ltd, a leading value-added reseller and IT solutions provider, is proud to celebrate its 30th Anniversary this month. Established in 1990, Trams is a well-respected and proven supplier to a variety of blue-chip organisations across the media & entertainment, finance, education, oil, gas and energy sectors.

Tags: Trams | solutions provider | IT | hardware | software | cloud services | SkyBet | Apple | Dell | Cisco | Quantum | HPe | Lenovo | Jamf | Quantum
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Scality Appoints Former Silver Peak Leader Eric LeBlanc as New VP of EMEA and Asia Pac Posted: 24/07/2020
Scality Appoints Former Silver Peak Leader Eric LeBlanc as New VP of EMEA and Asia Pac

Scality, a leader in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage, today announced the appointment of Eric Leblanc to the role of Vice President Sales International. In his new position, Leblanc will continue to advance a strategic channel focus to maximise an already solid revenue model for Scality partners across EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Tags: Scality | Eric LeBlanc | VP EMEA APAC | appointment | data storage | data management | hybrid cloud | multi-cloud
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SAP Sapphire Now Conference Transports Workforce to Virtual Worlds with disguise xR Posted: 23/07/2020
SAP Sapphire Now Conference Transports Workforce to Virtual Worlds with disguise xR

disguise xR technology (Extended Reality) has helped deliver the virtual edition of the ‘Sapphire Now’ conference, hosted by worldwide enterprise application software company SAP, who offer tools to enable easier virtual working for users. The 2020 global conference aimed to deliver the important message that a resilient response can drive a sustainable and profitable future to its workforce, customers and partners who, for this year, were a remote audience of over thousands.

Creative innovators, Purple have been involved with SAP’s annual live conference for many years, and innovation was certainly required for the 2020 virtual event. Purple designed a video stream which created a virtual world revealed by LED video screens behind conference presenters powered by the disguise xR technology.

Tags: disguise | SAP | Sapphire Now | extended reality | remote conference | virtual working | innovation | Live Legends | Purple | VFX | 3D technology | AR | MR | production | Bubble Agency
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Take 1 continues senior management expansion with head of finance appointment. Posted: 21/07/2020
Take 1 continues senior management expansion with head of finance appointment.

Broadcast transcription, translation and access services provider, Take 1, has hired Nilani Lingam as head of finance. The appointment, effective from 20 July 2020, follows the recent promotion of Claire Brown to VP of global sales and the hire of Stephen Stewart as chief operating officer as the company continues to expand the senior management team to support ambitious growth plans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SonyLIV and NetRange partner to expand Indian viewer base Posted: 09/07/2020
SonyLIV and NetRange partner to expand Indian viewer base

NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems and SonyLIV, India’s first premium video on demand (VOD) service, today, announced a collaboration. Through this alliance, the Indian users of the NetRange Smart TV App Store will now be able to gain the SonyLIV app on their Smart TVs.

Tags: SonyLIV | Sony | NetRange | India | SmartTV | Appstore | Content | OTT
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Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting Posted: 30/06/2020
Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego and rsquo;s KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has provided San Diego TV station KFMB-TV, also known as CBS 8, with over 60 Dejero LivePlus mobile apps to support the broadcaster’s emergency news coverage strategy. The LivePlus app, which is downloadable to smartphones and tablets, has allowed KFMB-TV to deliver incredible live footage from the recent Black Lives Matter rallies, inside of San Diego’s recent wildfires, and to respond with agility to the broadcasting challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Tags: Dejero | LivePlus | mobile app | San Diego | KFMB-TV | emergency reporting | breaking news | CBS 8 | EnGo | Kenny McGregor | Smart Blending Technology | multiple viewpoints | wild fires | Black Lives Matter | COVID-19 | MKM Marketing Communications | MKM Marcomms
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Motion Path and Zenapptic.ai Launch UpRoar Live Aimed at Creating Interactive Fan Experiences in Sports and Entertainment Posted: 26/06/2020
Motion Path and Zenapptic.ai Launch UpRoar Live  Aimed at Creating Interactive Fan Experiences in Sports and Entertainment

Motion Path, a world leader in augmented reality and real-time broadcast graphic design, and Zenapptic.ai, a developer of virtual interactive experiences, today announced the launch of UpRoar Live!, a groundbreaking solution designed to bring back the excitement of live events.

 

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BUBBLE AGENCY APPOINTS MELANIE WEBB TO GROW BROADCAST PRODUCTION PORTFOLIO Posted: 27/05/2020
BUBBLE AGENCY APPOINTS MELANIE WEBB TO GROW BROADCAST PRODUCTION PORTFOLIO

Bubble Agency, the global PR, marketing and events specialist for the media and entertainment technology and services sectors, today announced the appointment of Melanie Webb, as a PR and marketing consultant. Melanie brings to Bubble over 15 years of experience working in the production and distribution end of the broadcast sector at agencies including Premier PR and Franklin Rae.

Melanie has held various positions within production, including TV producer, further exemplifying her strong expertise in managing and delivering corporate publicity for TV, film, media companies and brands, as well as consumer programme publicity for a range of broadcasters, independent production companies, distributors and content providers. Her client experience includes: Rough Cut, A&E Networks, Edinburgh TV Festival, Independent Films, Women in Film & Television Awards, DRG and more.

Tags: Bubble Agency | Sadie Groom | Melanie Webb | appointments | Broadcast production | Rough Cut | A&E Networks | Edinburgh TV Festival | Independent Films | Women in Film & Television Awards | DRG
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LiveU TV Brings Compelling Digital Stories to Social Media Posted: 26/05/2020
LiveU TV Brings Compelling Digital Stories to Social Media

LiveU has helped customers captivate audiences using live video for over a decade. Now the company is launching a series of original live programs under the LiveU TV umbrella to educate, inspire, and engage with viewers at home. The shows, presented on LiveU’s official Facebook page, are produced remotely using the latest LiveU innovations including mobile field units, the LU-Smart app, IFB and Video Return.

In this time of social distancing, Stay Connected spotlights customers creating unique live content for corporate, house of worship, government, nonprofit, and a host of other markets to stay connected with their communities. The LiveU Sports Show highlights what sports customers like the WWE, New York Jets, NASCAR, and others have produced using LiveU technology and what they are doing now to continue to generate content and connect with fans while sports are sidelined.

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Bridge Technologies Partner with Appear TV to Provide Advanced IP-based Production and Distribution Posted: 14/05/2020
Bridge Technologies Partner with Appear TV to Provide Advanced IP-based Production and Distribution

On the back of their recent announcement of the new Integrated Services Monitoring (ISM) model, Bridge Technologies has demonstrated the value and robustness of their approach with technology collaborators Appear, in a setup which facilitates end-to-end delivery and monitoring of data, uncompressed to compressed, from production to end user.

ISM seeks to bring together the Bridge Technologies portfolio of products into a turnkey, easy-to-install media monitoring system.

It represents Bridge’s recognition of the increasingly merged and hybridized nature of the industry, where single entities may now operate on multiple layers of the broadcast and media cycle; from production through signal acquisition, contribution streams, picture archiving, OTT/streaming media, to traditional broadcast distribution with DTT or Satellite.

The advanced IP-based production and distribution setup – which would have also been demoed at NAB this year – is a successfully tested proof of concept for a full-length monitoring solution from production to end user, using standards SDI, SPTS, MPTS and OTT. The setup has been fully tested with four cameras with SDI outputs feeding an IP network processor to seamlessly bridge SDI and IP networks.

 
Tags: Bridge Technologies | Parnter | Appear TV | IP-base | production | distribution | SDI | technology | Broadcast | streaming | Press Release | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
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Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR now Shipping Posted: 29/04/2020
Blackmagic Design Annoucnes Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR now Shipping

Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR, an advanced 8K DisplayPort monitoring solution for DisplayPort monitors such as the new Apple Pro Display XDR. With dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, scaled and pixel-by-pixel modes, and 33 point 3D LUTs, Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort has been specifically designed for use in professional film and television markets.

Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$1,295.

Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR is an advanced 8K monitoring solution for Pro Display XDR and other DisplayPort computer displays or high quality monitors. There are even 2 on-screen scopes that can be selected between WFM, Parade, Vector and Histogram. Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR is perfect for film studios and broadcasters who need professional but affordable color accurate monitoring.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | Teranex | DisplayPort | Apple | Pro Display XDR | HDR | Monitoring
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Dejero Helps Broadcasters and Public Safety Bodies Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges Posted: 08/04/2020
Dejero Helps Broadcasters and Public Safety Bodies Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is providing various support options to broadcasters and to public safety bodies who need to create and deliver reliable, high-quality live content or communications during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

"This unprecedented situation has presented major challenges for both broadcasters striving to continue its live news reporting while staff adhere to government requirements, and for emergency teams striving to mobilize and respond quickly in times of great network stress,” said Bogdan Frusina, founder of Dejero.

"We commend the critical services that broadcasters and public safety organizations are providing to the public during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and as circumstances are constantly changing, we are doing everything we can to ensure that video and general-purpose connectivity needs are met, and we continue to provide the high-level of technical support that our customers expect, even with our transition to remote work for the vast majority of our employees.”

Tags: Dejero | public safety | broadcasters | pandemic | Covid-19 | LivePlus | mobile app | rapid deployment | emergency comms | live news reporting | Bogdan Frusina | Smart Blending Technology | business continuity | reliable connectivity | critical services | MKM Marcomms
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Polar Graphics announces product support and technical sales appointments Posted: 24/03/2020
Polar Graphics announces product support and technical sales appointments

Polar Graphics, a UK leading distributor for the broadcast, post and pro-AV industries, has announced the appointments of Alexandros Galanos and Christopher Stone to further enhance ongoing business growth.

Galanos joins Polar Graphics as a product support specialist with responsibility for providing technical liaison with resellers and end users as well as support for product demos. Prior to Polar Graphics, Galanos was at Tyrell as a senior engineer with extensive experience in technical auditing, installation, workflow design, and technical support.

Stone takes on the role of technical sales manager, responsible for advising resellers and end users of the best product fit from the Polar Graphics product range for their specific workflow and providing full, first-hand guidance through the entire purchase process. Before his arrival at Polar Graphics, Stone was EMEA and APAC director of business development for XenData Ltd.

Polar Graphics Managing Director Peter Rowsell said, “Alexdandros and Christopher are seasoned professionals who bring a wealth of industry experience to their respective roles and I am delighted to welcome them both. The hands-on knowledge and decades of experience they possess will be of great benefit to our customers and is a clear indication of the ongoing expansion of Polar Graphics’ business.”

Galanos said, “Polar Graphics has a long and enviable reputation as a first-class distributor, and I look forward to using what I know to the benefit of the company and its customers.”

Stone echoed Galanos, saying, “With 40 years of experience around the broadcast world, I believe I am very well-placed to guide Polar Graphics customers, traditional and new, through a process that identifies the best product fits for their operation and, even more specifically, for their world region.”

Both appointments are effective immediately.

Tags: Polar Graphics | Appointment | Alexandros Galanos | Christopher Stone | Reseller | Distributor | AV | Broadcast | Post Poroduction
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