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VITEC Announces Highest HEVC Quality Posted: 26/04/2017
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced its second-generation HEVC codec (GEN2). Powering the company's field-proven MGW Ace Encoder -- the industry's first portable HEVC hardware-based encoder -- this new codec sets new industry standards in quality surpassing the second best HEVC codec competitor by 20 percent. When paired with MGW Ace Decoder, it becomes a fully hardware-based, end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encode/decode streaming solution that supports the most demanding and diverse video streaming use cases.
Tags: VITEC | HEVC Quality | MGW Ace Encoder | hardware | software | encoder | codec | competition | field | GEN2 | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Osprey Video Adds New Talon Hardware Encoders for Affordable, Broadcast-Quality Video Delivery With Maximum Ease of Use Posted: 31/03/2017
In a move to expand its Talon line of stand-alone hardware encoders -- launched at last year's NAB Show with the award-winning Talon G1 three-channel streaming contribution encoder -- Osprey Video today announced three new Talon models. The devices, two encoders and one decoder, combine ease of use with broadcast-quality video delivery in a small form factor, and at a price that is unprecedented for this level of quality.
Tags: Osprey Video | Talon | Hardware encoder | hardware decoder | broadcast | video | Talon G1H H.264 Encoder | Talon G2 Decoder | Talon G2 Contribution Encoder | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Osprey Video at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 09/02/2017
Osprey Video's line of hardware encoders -- launched at last year's NAB Show with the award-winning Talon G1 three-channel streaming contribution encoder -- continues to mature with the addition of new models, new features, and new and tighter integrations with some of the industry's leading streaming platforms. Such integrations, a key focus for Osprey Video this year, reduce complexity for the user by creating streaming solutions for multiple applications in numerous industries.
Tags: Osprey Video | 2017 NAB Show | Hardware encoder | Talon G1 | features | application | Capture Cards | Converter | USB Capture card | 4K | UHD | 12G | HDMI 2.0 | IP | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Starfish to detail new transport stream processing benefits at Mobile World Congress 2017 Posted: 07/02/2017
Starfish Technologies, a pioneer in broadcast ad insertion technology, will be on hand at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona from February 27 through 2 March to discuss how its new transport stream processing technologies can reduce the artefacts introduced by the previous generation of switching products that currently impact the performance of IP delivery of television.
Tags: Starfish Technologies | Mobile World Congress | Barcelona | IP | TS Splicer | OTS hardware | ad insertion | splicing
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Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2017 (SMPTE17) Posted: 19/01/2017
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has extended the call-for-proposals deadline for the SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE17). The new deadline for proposal submissions is the close of business on 3 February. 
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Image Matters B20 Module Integrates OmniTek SDI FPGA Core Posted: 14/11/2016

As UHD and 4K become more prevalent, broadcast equipment manufacturers must be able to seamlessly inter-connect SDI formats and convert between quad-link 3G, dual-link 6G and single-link 12G-SDI.

Tags: ImageMatters | Origami | B20 | Core | IP | hardware | OmniTek | SDI | FPGA
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Osprey Video Announces H.264 Hardware Decoder and Two New SDI-to-HDMI Converters Posted: 31/05/2016
In a continual expansion of its product line, Osprey Video today announced three new devices to complement its flagship video-capture cards: the Talon G1 H.264 hardware decoder and two SDI-to-HDMI converters.
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Digigram to Show Industrys First OB Van-Compatible UHD 4K Hardware Video Encoder for Live Contribution at 2016 NAB Show Posted: 14/04/2016
Digigram, developer of innovative audio and video solutions, today announced that during the 2016 NAB Show, the company will showcase two new HEVC/H.265-enabled versions of its popular AQORD video encoder designed to enable point-to-point broadcast contribution of UHD 4K video or simultaneous HD channels, as well as broadcast and IPTV distribution of 4K content to the home. Housed in a compact 1-RU, 19-inch chassis, the AQORD *HEVC-4K Ultra HD encoder and AQORD *HEVC-xHD multi-HD encoder leverage HEVC/H.265 to enable cost-effective contribution of the high-resolution (up to 4Kp60, 4.2.2, 10-bit, 120 Mbps) video increasingly used for premium-quality live event production.
Tags: Digigram | OB Van | 4K Hardware | HEVC | AQORD | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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NOAs Compact N7000c AD DA Hardware Offers Breakthrough Features For Audio Ingest Posted: 07/09/2015

NOA (IBC booth 8.D91) will unveil a new compact 8/8-2ch AD/DA hardware audio interface at IBC 2015. The N7000c provides a single high-quality interface that accepts up to four concurrent connections to analog replayer devices and delivers outstanding dynamic range, classic preamp modelling, Bitproof support and many other advanced features for the audio archive professional.

Tags: NOA | N7000c | Hardware | Archiving | Audio | Ingest | IBC 2015 | IBC 2015
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Eyeheight colour correctors and keyer chosen for OB coverage of 2015 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships Posted: 22/07/2015

Eyeheight CC-2M colour correctors and a DK-2 multi-rate linear downstream keyer will be operating live at the 2015 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. This year's event starts on June 29 and goes through to the finals on July 11 and 12.

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CRYSTAL VISION UNVEILS ITS NEWEST CHROMA KEYER AT THE 2015 NAB SHOW (BOOTH N3825) Posted: 10/02/2015

Visitors attending the 2015 NAB Show will find Crystal Visions latest keying, interface and control products on Booth N3825, in their US exhibition debut. Held between April 13th and 16th 2015, the NAB Show is based at the LVCC (Las Vegas Convention Center) in Las Vegas. The latest products making their US exhibition debut including the brand new Safire 3 Xpress a new real-time chroma keyer that shares the processing quality of the full Safire 3, but has a simpler features set for easy control. Plus Crystal Visions award-winning LKEY-SQZ, a unique keying solution providing an exceptionally smooth squeeze back functionality, a choice of two new control options to satisfy all preferences VisionWeb web browser and the VisionPanel hardware control panel and two new distribution amplifiers for MADI audio the MADDA105 and MADDA111.

Tags: NAB | Crystal Vision Ltd | Safire 3 Xpress | chroma keyer | LKEY-SQZ | MADDA105 | MADDA111 | VisionPanel | VisionWeb | web browser control | hardware control panel | squeeze back keyer | distribution amplifiers | las vegas | MADI audio | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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RCS Gears Up for Super Bowl XLIX Broadcasts Posted: 28/01/2015

In anticipation of Super Bowl XLIX, scheduled for February 1, 2015 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Reality Check Systems (RCS) has deployed 24 of its mobile hardware/software solutions to networks such as DirecTV, ESPN and NFLN to enliven remote studio shows and gameday broadcasts. This marks the ninth successive year that RCS technology has been used to support graphics for the big game, and this year's arsenal includes 18 Bullets, one Twitter Bullet, a custom touchscreen and four tailored systems that will be used to splash compelling graphics across live Super Bowl coverage and pre- and post-game shows. 

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | Super Bowl | Football | Sports | Sports Production | Sports Broadcasting | Live Broadcast | Live Event | Live Event Production | Hardware | Software | Mobile | Graphics | Bullet | Twitter Bullet
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AJA Boosts Support for Telestream Wirecast with Release of New v12.1 Software for KONA and Io Posted: 23/01/2015

With the release of its new KONA and Io v12.1 Software, AJA Video Systems has dramatically extended support for Telestream Wirecast 5.x and 6.x with multi-channel HD inputs or 4K/UltraHD support on both Windows and Mac OS X. AJA's new Wirecast Plug-in replaced the previously released limited version, and now offers support for a range of AJA hardware products extended to include: Io XT, Io 4K, KONA LHi, KONA LHe Plus, KONA 3G and KONA 4, offering more flexibility to Wirecast users. The new AJA Wirecast Plug-in is included in the v12.1 Software for KONA and Io available as a free download here: https://www.aja.com/en/support 

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AJA Releases New Unified KONA and Io Software Delivering Multi-Platform Support for Third Party Solutions Posted: 23/01/2015

AJA Video Systems today released new v12.1 software for Mac and Windows, for the first time providing a single unified all-in-one device driver and Plug-in installer per platform for all currently shipping AJA edit and streaming hardware. The new software supports a broad range of AJA products including KONA 4, KONA 3G, KONA LHi, KONA LHe Plus, Io 4K, Io XT, Io Express and T-TAP(TM).

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MAMA YOUTH PROJECT FUNDS NEW AVID EDIT SUITES WITH FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE Posted: 30/06/2014

Fineline Media Finance has provided funding to MAMA Youth Project (MYP) to purchase two Avid Media Composer Symphony edit suites, as the charity upgrades its equipment to HD.

Each year MYP recruits and trains 48 disadvantaged young people aged between 16-25 in a range of core production skills including research, camera work, lighting and sound operation, location-finding, editing, and production paperwork. As part of the training programme participants work together to produce six episodes of Whats Up, a magazine-style show that has recently moved from Pick TV (formerly Sky 3) to Sky 1, demonstrating its high production values.

Tags: finance | media | leasing | edit | suites | avid | media | composer | HD | production | post | camera | lighting | editing | sound | audio | training | education | hardware | software | trainee
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