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First Baptist Jackson Upgrades to HD Live Production with FOR-A HVS-490 Production Switcher Posted: 21/04/2020
First Baptist Jackson Upgrades to HD Live Production with FOR-A HVS-490 Production Switcher

First Baptist Church of Jackson in downtown Jackson, Miss., began broadcasting its Sunday services on a local TV station in the 1950s, but had not significantly upgraded its production facilities since the 1980s. Last summer, the church made the jump to HD production and anchored its redesigned control room with a HVS490 production switcher and MFR-3000 routing switcher from FOR-A Corporation of America.

Today, First Baptist Jackson streams live 1080p video to Facebook Live, YouTube, and its own website, with local 720p replays the following Sunday on WDBD (FOX) and WLOO (MyNetworkTV) in Jackson (DMA #92). According to Michael Bowen, minister of media and communications, any new switcher had to be “super volunteer-friendly,” because the church relies on more than 50 volunteers (as well as paid staff) to run its weekly production and other projects. The new HD system went live in late August, and he said it has created renewed excitement in their volunteers.

Tags: live production | live streaming | I-MAG | church production | worship production | FOR-A | production switcher | video switcher | routing switcher
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Sonnet Announces Professional Dual-Slot RED MINI-MAG Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader Posted: 15/07/2019
Sonnet Announces Professional Dual-Slot RED MINI-MAG Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader

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Sonnet Technologies today announced the SF3™ Series – RED MINI-MAG® Pro Card Reader, the latest model in its expanding family of professional media readers. The SF3 Series – RED MINI-MAG Pro Card Reader features dual card slots and a 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ 3 interface. RED MINI-MAGs are the official SSD media for RED Digital Still and Motion Cameras.

Tags: Sonnet Techonologies | Professional Dual-Slot Card Reader | 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 | SF3 Series | SSD media | RED MINI-MAG Pro Card Reader
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Rock Church Produces Live Video Streaming with Broadcast Pix Granite 5000 Posted: 08/12/2011
Rock Church Produces Live Video Streaming with Broadcast Pix Granite 5000

Broadcast Pix today announced that the Rock Church and World Outreach Center, based in San Bernadino, Calif., is using its new Granite 5000 integrated live video production system to distribute live video of its religious services for a growing Web-based audience, while simultaneously producing an image magnification (I-MAG) video presentation in its sanctuary.

Tags: Broadcast Pix | live video | video production | religious production | systems integration | production system | I-MAG | Slate | Granite
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