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Leading Japanese video transmission company picks Nevion Virtuoso for 4K UHD broadcast contribution Posted: 11/12/2018
Leading Japanese video transmission company picks Nevion Virtuoso for 4K UHD broadcast contribution

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, today announced that a leading Japan-based global video transmission company (which cannot be named for commercial reasons), has chosen Nevion’s software-defined media node, Virtuoso, for 4K/UHD broadcast contribution with TICO encoding. Initially, Virtuoso is used by the company to transport signals over legacy dark fiber, with a migration to IP expected in the future.

Tags: Nevion | Broadcast | 4K | UHD | Japan
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FIRST STEADICAM GOLD WORKSHOP HELD IN JAPAN Posted: 13/11/2018
FIRST STEADICAM GOLD WORKSHOP HELD IN JAPAN

This October saw an important first time event in Japan, the very first Steadicam Gold Workshop. The location was a sports resort some two and a half hours North of the centre of Tokyo. The excellent facilities included a huge main training room and a considerable number of attractive areas around the site for creating interesting shots, including a pool area complete with dinosaurs.

Tags: Tiffen | Tiffen International | Steadicam | Gold Workshop | Japan | Tokyo | Garrett Brown | Robin Thwaites
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JDS Japan Digital Serve Chooses Media Links for its IP-Based Video Distribution Platform Posted: 13/11/2018
JDS Japan Digital Serve Chooses Media Links for its IP-Based Video Distribution Platform

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in media over IP transport technology, announces that JDS Japan Digital Serve has selected its MD8000 transport solution and ProMD EMS Enhanced Management Software for its IP-based video distribution platform. JDS provides digital broadcasting services to cable TV stations throughout Japan using a terrestrial fiber optic network.

Tags: MD8000 | JDS Japan Digital Serve | ProMD EMS | Media Links
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Harmonic Enables SKY Perfect JSAT to Deliver a World-Class Video Experience Posted: 12/11/2018
Harmonic Enables SKY Perfect JSAT to Deliver a World-Class Video Experience
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SJC), a leading multi-channel pay TV platform operator in Japan, is upgrading its DTH headend to support HD and UHD delivery using an IP-based video and stream processing solution from Harmonic. SJC has also deployed an integrated playout solution from Harmonic to simplify the delivery of HD channels. Harmonic's solutions rely on software-based and intelligent function integration to enable seamless channel expansion, increase cost savings and deliver exceptional video quality to SKY PerfecTV! subscribers at low bitrates.
Tags: Harmonic | SKY Perfect | JSAT | World-Class Video Experience | Japan
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GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN Posted: 09/11/2018
GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN

On the 6th October for the first time ever in Japan Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown gave his renowned Moving Camera lecture on the use of the moving camera in cinema.

Tags: Tiffen | Steadicam | Garrett Brown | Tokyo | Japan | Moving Image | Gin-Ici | NAC Rentals | Robin Thwaites
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FilmLight illuminates commitment to Japanese creative community at Inter BEE 2018 Posted: 08/11/2018
FilmLight illuminates commitment to Japanese creative community at Inter BEE 2018

FilmLight will demonstrate its creative and technical commitment to Japanese television broadcasting and post-production with its own booth at Inter BEE 2018 (Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, 14–16 November, #3311). This marks both the five-year anniversary of the FilmLight office in Tokyo, and provides the opportunity to showcase the latest version of FilmLight’s colour grading and management platform, Baselight v5, for the Japanese market.

Tags: FilmLight | Japan | Inter BEE 2018 | Baselight v5 | post production | Tokyo | colour grading | cutting edge | creative tools | Koichi Matsui | streamline complex workflows | Prelight | Baselight Editions | Daylight | VFX | MKM Marketing Communications
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Incolor Uses DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel for Remote and nbsp;Grading from Overseas Posted: 01/10/2018
Incolor Uses DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel for Remote and nbsp;Grading from Overseas
Blackmagic Design announced today that Japanese post house Incolor installed DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel and DaVinci Resolve Studio.Incolor, founded in 2015 by prominent photographer Shoji Uchida, specializes in remote grading by foreign colorists for commercials and music videos.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | BMD | Blackmagic | Incolor | Japan | Post Production | DaVinci Resolve | Resolve Advanced Panel | Color Correction | Grading
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Kobe Design University Installs Cintel Scanner for Film Archiving Posted: 30/07/2018
Kobe Design University Installs Cintel Scanner for Film Archiving
Blackmagic Design announced today that Kobe Design University has installed Cintel Scanner to archive hundreds of 16mm and 35mm films, some dating back to the 1920s. The project is taking place with the university’s Kobe Planet Film Archive, which collects, preserves and exhibits not only films but also books, posters and equipment related to cinema.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Cintel Scanner | DaVinci Resolve | Film Archiving | Kobe Design University | Japan | Digitizing | Film Stock
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URSA Mini 4.6K and Pocket Cinema Camera Used for Film Louder Posted: 27/07/2018
URSA Mini 4.6K and Pocket Cinema Camera Used for Film Louder
Blackmagic Design announced today that URSA Mini Pro 4.6K, Pocket Cinema Camera and Video Assist were used for “LOUDER! Can't Hear What You're Singin', Wimp!,” a new film by hugely popular Japanese director Satoshi Miki.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | URSA Mini Pro 4.6K | URSA Mini | Pocket Cinema Camera | Louder | Japanese Film | Filmmaking
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Imagine Communications Provides QVC With All IP Upgrade to UHD in Japan Posted: 19/06/2018
Imagine Communications Provides QVC With All IP Upgrade to UHD in Japan

Imagine Communications is providing the critical processing, monitoring and management technology underpinning a new, state-of-the-art UHD and IP-based production infrastructure at QVC Japan. The new facility, which supports uncompressed HD and UHD signals based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standards, enables the global shopping channel to significantly enhance the buying experience for Japanese viewers through the adoption of a software-based infrastructure that uses commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment.

Tags: Imagine Communications | QVC Japan | SMPTE ST 2110 | IP-Based | APAC | global shopping | ecommerce retailers | Diversified | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications | Joe Micucci | Tom Cotney | UHD channel
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QVC Japan Brings Crystal-Clear UHD Content to Home Shoppers With Harmonic Playout Solution Posted: 09/04/2018
QVC Japan Brings Crystal-Clear UHD Content to Home Shoppers With Harmonic and rsquo;s Playout Solution

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that QVC Japan has deployed a UHD playout solution from Harmonic for its live and file-based production workflows. Harmonic’s Spectrum™ X advanced media server simplifies the broadcaster’s workflow by handling a wide range of ingest, playout and distribution operations, along with providing rock-solid reliability and exceptional video quality. The system, which features 14 ingest channels and 45 playout channels, supports all of QVC Japan’s requirements for production, rehearsals, playout and replay, enabling all UHD workflows from end to end, including support for HDR pass-through.

Tags: Harmonic | video delivery technology | OTT | QVC Japan | UHD playout solution | production workflows | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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PMC Appoints OTARITEC As Its Distributor In Japan Posted: 28/03/2018
PMC Appoints OTARITEC As Its Distributor In Japan
UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has appointed OTARITEC as its distributor for Japan, with responsibility for its entire range of professional monitoring products.
Tags: PMC Speakers | New Appointment | Otaritec Japan | New Distributor
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Dalet Japan Expands Media Consultancy and Professional Services with New Solution Architect Appointment Posted: 30/11/2017
Dalet Japan Expands Media Consultancy and Professional Services with New Solution Architect Appointment

Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced the addition of Reona Yanagishita to the Dalet Japan team. An expert in enterprise media workflows, Yanagishita steps into the Pre-Sales & Solution Architect position, spearheading workflow design and consultancy for Dalets Japan-based customers. A tech savvy expert and media industry veteran, Yanagishita brings over 10 years of experience that will strengthen Dalets strategic efforts in the Japanese market, and augment the value proposition to customers in the space of sports content and next-generation broadcast operations. The complexity of todays media workflows and the demands for multi-platform distribution require an agile media asset management solution. As a result,Dalets presence in the Japan market has grown exponentially with high-profile, enterprise Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and orchestration installations for major broadcasters comments Takato Yamaguchi, dalet general manager, Japan. Equally as important as the proven technology, is the expertise and leadership in designing and deploying these enterprise workflows. Reona is a key addition to the team and with his experience, we can expand our guidance capabilities with deeper understanding of the Japanese media landscape and operation models.

Tags: japan | office expansion | new hire | APAC
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J:COM chooses Ericsson for next-gen TV Posted: 12/09/2017
J:COM chooses Ericsson for next-gen TV

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been chosen by Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japans largest cable system operator, to power its next generation TV service.

Tags: Ericsson | J:COM | IBC 2017 | TV | MediaFirst | TV Everywhere | Japan | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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NHK Cosmomedia Europe selects Paywizard Agile to provide holistic subscriber management for JSTV-i OTT platform Posted: 07/09/2017
NHK Cosmomedia Europe selects Paywizard Agile to provide holistic subscriber management for JSTV-i OTT platform

Paywizard, the subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has today announced that NHK Cosmomedia Europe (NCME), an affiliated company with Japanese national broadcaster, NHK, has selected the Paywizard Agile platform to provide an end-to-end subscription, CRM and billing solution for JSTV-i, NCMEs flagship OTT service and currently the only Japanese language TV service in Europe.

Tags: paywizard | IBC | NHK Cosmomedia Europe | NCME | Japan | agile | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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