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Harmonics New ProStream X Stream Processor Combines Breakthrough Encryption and Gateway Capabilities to Streamline Video Delivery Posted: 19/01/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced ProStream(R) X, the industry's first stream processing family to support DVB CSA3 encryption and 10-Gbps processing. The ProStream X solution is a high-performance, software-based platform featuring a variety of advanced IP video gateway and processing capabilities, including multiplexing, scrambling, splicing and blackout switching. ProStream X software integrates with all major CAS vendors and is certified for DVB CSA3 scrambling by Irdeto and Cisco, making it the most secure stream processing solution for distribution of 4K and Ultra HD (UHD) broadcast and multiscreen services.
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Vualto partners with Unified Streaming to implement CENC Posted: 07/04/2015

Vualto, global specialists in innovative content delivery and management, is using TV Connect (ExCel, London, 28 - 30 April 2015) to demonstrate its work with Unified Streaming on practical implementations of the emerging CENC standard. 

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Super Star Power Productions Relies on Qube Cinema Server and IMB for Its New 4K DI Suite Posted: 24/06/2014

Qube Cinema has installed its XP-I server and Xi 4K integrated media block (IMB) in Super Star Power Productions' new 4K DI suite in Los Angeles. The combination postproduction facility and theater offers a seamless 4K pipeline from review of uncompressed 4K image files taken directly from 4K cameras, through color grading at 4K, to the Qube XP-I server and Xi IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Hollywood producers and directors of feature films will now be able to review 4K images, color grade at 4K in real time and generate 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector in a home-like setting.

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Qube Cinema Enables Historic Screening of Digitally Restored Oklahoma Posted: 01/05/2014

Qube Cinema participated in a landmark screening of the restored and digitally mastered Oklahoma! at the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 10 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Attendees, including Oklahoma! lead Shirley Jones, were treated to a 4K high frame rate (HFR) premiere of the classic musical projected onto the large screen by a 4K projector containing the Qube 4K Xi integrated media block (IMB) and relying on a high bitrate DCP streamed by the Qube XP-I server. This historic screening of the 1955 Todd-AO classic is the first time a high bitrate and HFR DCP has been created and exhibited as part of the restoration of a feature film classic.

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Qube Cinema to Introduce Cloud-Based KDM Service at NAB Posted: 07/04/2014

At NAB, Qube Cinema will launch invitation-only access to its new KeySmith.biz website, a powerful key management and reporting service for independent filmmakers, small distributors and compact postproduction facilities. KeySmith.biz allows filmmakers to generate KDMs for their DCPs, by accessing a comprehensive Theatre Database that is continuously updated through strategic regional partners and crowdsourcing. KeySmith.biz is protected by FIPS 140-2 certified hardware security modules.

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Qube Cinema Unveils QubeCast for Distribution of Hollywood Content Posted: 26/03/2014
NAB 2014, April 7-10, Booth SL7426
 
Qube Cinema has released QubeCast, a new multicast server providing efficient digital cinema package (DCP) distribution over satellite and broadband networks. QubeCast is designed primarily for wide distribution of films to theaters, including exhibitors in remote locations or without reliable high-speed data connections. QubeCast relies on the innovative Qualcomm(r) RaptorQ(tm) Forward Error Correction (FEC) technology from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to rapidly distribute films via satellite, even when there is no return data channel. The technology gives cinema networks an efficient and reliable alternative for DCP distribution and status monitoring.
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Qube Cinema Servers To Add Support for Dolby Atmos Sound Posted: 10/12/2013

Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Dolby(r) Atmos(tm) playback in its servers. The Qube XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers are the first in the Qube server line to be evaluated to support Dolby Atmos playback with software updates expected to be available in early 2014. Dolby Atmos unleashes the potential of sound in storytelling by giving filmmakers the ability to precisely place or move sounds anywhere in the movie theatre, even overhead, to create the most engaging cinematic experience ever.

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Qube Cinema Supports Cinecolor in Its Transition to Digital Cinema in Latin America Posted: 04/12/2013

Qube Cinema has sold its digital cinema servers and DCP mastering software to Cinecolor postproduction facilities in five Latin American countries. Each of the Cinecolor post houses - in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Columbia - now has a Qube XP-D server in its screening room for QC of its DCPs. Cinecolor Argentina and Columbia also use QubeMaster Pro for mastering DCPs. The DCP mastering and QC equipment enable Cinecolor to meet the growing demand for digital cinema postproduction services in Latin America.

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Qube Cinema True 4K 3D(tm) System to Power Laser Light Engines Laser Projection Demos Posted: 08/11/2013

Qube Cinema will provide its True 4K 3D(tm) system to help power a series of laser projection demonstrations being shown by Laser Light Engines (LLE) the week of November 11 in Burbank. The Qube Cinema XP-I server and dual Xi integrated media blocks (IMBs) will deliver 3D 4K content to the latest laser projection technology from LLE. Industry attendees will see how laser-illuminated cinema projection, run from a single server to dual IMBs, will improve 2D and 3D exhibition.

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Qube Cinema Sees Expanded Sales of QubeMaster Pro to Postproduction Facilities Across Europe Posted: 11/09/2013

Empowering Post Houses with Fast, Powerful, Do-It-All DCP Software

IBC 2013, Hall 7 - stand 7.F45

Qube Cinema continues to see high volume sales of the QubeMaster Pro digital cinema package (DCP) encoding software to postproduction facilities throughout Europe. These sales consolidate Qube's position in the DCP encoding and packaging market on the continent. Post houses, from the UK to Moscow, and from the Baltic to Romania, now have a fast, easy-to-use way to master DCPs for feature film and other digital content.

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Qube Cinema Partners with MiT for Synchronized Multiscreen Projection at Comic-Con 2013 Posted: 29/07/2013

Qube Cinema partnered with Moving Image Technologies (MiT) to provide multiscreen projection of synchronized digital cinema content in Hall H at Comic-Con International in San Diego recently. Visitors to this marquee event saw digital presentations on four screens, simultaneously projected from five synchronized DLP projectors, all powered by the Qube XP-I server and Xi Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs). Organizers of large events now have a way of synchronizing multiple DCI compliant Series 2 projectors, while maintaining the stringent DCI security requirements that content owners demand.

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Qube Cinema to Release QubeMaster Preview at CineEurope 2013 Posted: 21/06/2013

Qube Cinema will introduce QubeMaster Preview, its standalone software application for previewing DCPs, at CineEurope in Barcelona, June 24-27. QubeMaster Preview allows DCPs, mastered from any source, to be viewed on a PC. Postproduction studios, independent filmmakers and mastering facilities now have an affordable way to preview and QC their mastered DCPs.

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Qube Cinema Appoints Lewis Thorne as Tech Support Specialist for Australia and New Zealand Posted: 07/05/2013

Qube Cinema announced the appointment of Lewis Thorne as their official Level 2 technical support specialist for Australia and New Zealand. Thorne brings many years of experience in the digital cinema industry to his new position, strengthening Qubes presence in the region. Users of Qube Cinemas digital cinema servers, Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs), and postproduction mastering and distribution products now have full local technical support.

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Qube Cinema Partners with Quantel and Barco to Demo 4K Mastering in Canons Booth at NAB 2013 Posted: 08/04/2013

Qube Cinema will provide its XP-I server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB), with Quad 3G inputs, to Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, for its 4K Digital Intermediate (DI) theater at NAB 2013. The 4K DI theater will demonstrate a seamless pipeline from reviewing uncompressed 4K image files from the Canon EOS C500 4K digital camera, through the Quantel Pablo Rio high-end color and finishing suite with new 4K output, to the Qube Xi 4K IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P post production projector. Attendees to Canon's booth will be able to see a live demonstration where 4K images will be reviewed, color graded at 4K in real time and review 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector.

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Qube Cinema to Unveil QubeMaster Xport 2.0 at NAB Posted: 08/04/2013

Qube Cinema will present the new version of QubeMaster Xport at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, April 8-11. QubeMaster Xport 2.0 offers powerful multithreaded CPU optimization with Qube's proven 64-bit encoding pipeline and support for SMPTE DCPs on the Mac OS X platform. With QubeMaster Xport 2.0, Apple Compressor users can now experience faster than real-time encoding of 2K DCPs and greatly accelerate the speed of 4K DCP mastering.

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