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Live TV production in the AWS Cloud Posted: 06/10/2021
Live TV production in the AWS Cloud - Broadcasters ClipMyHorse.TV   FEI.tv use LOGIC PORTAL modules for highlight production at European Equestrian Games 2021

ClipMyHorse.TV and FEI.tv, for the first time, produced the world feed at the European Equestrian Games 2021, taking place in Germany this summer. The competition featured the events dressage and show jumping.

ClipMyHorse used new PORTAL modules PORTAL.edit and PORTAL.vod running under the AWS Cloud to produce the competition’s daily highlights summary. Deploying the combination of cloud-based highlight clipping with PORTAL.vod and editing under Adobe Workspaces on AWS with PORTAL.edit, ClipMyHorse simplified the daily production process enormously. Additionally, remote production was easier with editors and producers located in the UK handling post-production.

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Polygon Labs Announces Expansion of Porta Gateway Workflow Enabler to Broaden Capabilities of Unreal Engine Posted: 05/05/2021
Polygon Labs Announces Expansion of Porta Gateway Workflow Enabler to Broaden Capabilities of Unreal Engine

Polygon Labs, an innovative studio pushing the boundaries of interactive data applications and visual branding, has announced the expansion of Polygon Porta Gateway, the company’s workflow enabler that bridges the gap between TV content production workflows and the Unreal Engine 3D visualization tool for broadcast production.

Tags: Polygon Labs | Porta | Gateway Workflow Enabler | Unreal Engine | Vizrt | production | newsroom | graphics
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Rohde and Schwarz develops DAB+ Mobile Emergency Transmitter for Bayerischer Rundfunk Posted: 26/04/2021
Rohde and Schwarz develops DAB+ Mobile Emergency Transmitter for Bayerischer Rundfunk

Rohde & Schwarz meets Bayerischer Rundfunk’s requirement and develops unique mobile R&S®TMV9-4 DAB+ transmitter that can be transported in a small van, configured and operational within minutes of arriving at transmitter site.

Tags: Rohde Schwarz | Bayerischer Rundfunk | tv terrestrial transmission | DAB+ Transmitter | portable transmitter | radio | transmission networks | mobile transmitter
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LitraStudio Crushes it 30-feet Below for Pete Romano ASC Posted: 12/01/2021
LitraStudio and trade; Crushes it 30-feet Below for Pete Romano ASC

Few know underwater cinematography and how to light the great blue sea, better than Pete Romano ASC. His unique specialty has made him sought after for most major films where’s there’s any underwater action. His 40-year underwater track record is unmatched. IMDB tries but at 159 credits for film and television they just skim the surface, especially considering the multitude of commercials, music videos and documentaries to count.

Tags: Litra | LitraStudio | portable | RGB | light | filmmaking | broadcasting | videography | photography | battery operated | lighting | cinematography | director of photography | lighting design | compact | LED | lumen | flicker free | waterproof | running-gun | remote | DSLR
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YOLOLIV PARTNERS WITH DIGIBOX Posted: 18/11/2020
YOLOLIV PARTNERS WITH DIGIBOX

YoloLiv, the creators behind YoloBox Live Stream Studio today announced a new partnership with DigiBox in the UK and Ireland.

YoloBox is an all in one encoder, switcher, monitor and recorder, allowing users to live stream full HD multi camera content from anywhere, to anywhere. YoloBox revolutionises the way users acquire, produce and share live streaming content, offering simultaneous cross platform delivery to major social channels including Facebook Live, YouTube and Twitch in addition to RTMP over conventional internet links or 4G.

Tags: DigiBox | YoloLiv | YoloBox | Live streaming | Streaming | studio device | Stream studio | portable studio | touch screen | encoder | switcher | monitor | recorder
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Civan gets Creative with Litra for Lifestyle Spots Posted: 14/08/2020
Civan gets Creative with Litra for and nbsp;Lifestyle Spots

When Home Becomes Studio in the Days of COVID

It takes more than a pandemic to keep cinematographer Timur Civan down. When work started going sideways Civan (www.timurcivan.com) created a new niche that would help him use his best assets: his creativity, his family and next door neighbors (actors), his ranch style home, a full scale production equipment package, and a little help from his friends and pets. He put together a Home Studio Production Package with his pitch and impressive portfolio. His agent booked jobs.

Tags: Litra | LitraStudio | portable | RGB | light | filmmaking | broadcasting | videography | photography | battery operated | lighting | cinematography | director of photography | lighting design | compact | LED | lumen | flicker free | waterproof | running-gun | remote | DSLR
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Digital Nirvana Introduces MediaServicesIQ Custom AI Workflows Portal Posted: 09/07/2020
Digital Nirvana Introduces MediaServicesIQ Custom AI Workflows Portal

Digital Nirvana today announced the launch of MediaServicesIQ™, a comprehensive suite of cloud-based microservices that leverage advanced AI and machine-learning (ML) capabilities to streamline media production, postproduction, and distribution workflows. MediaServicesIQ provides a comprehensive, one-stop portal by which users can access Digital Nirvana's high-performance, AI-powered technology solutions: speech-to-text, content classification, closed caption generation and conformance, and a video intelligence engine that can detect ads, logos, objects, and faces.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | MediaServicesIQ | AI | Workflow | Portal | ML
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Dejero Launches Compact WayPoint 50 and CuePoint 50 for Agile Remote Production and Business Continuity Posted: 09/06/2020
Dejero Launches Compact WayPoint 50 and CuePoint 50 for Agile Remote Production and Business Continuity

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has introduced new short-depth versions of its 1U rack-mounted WayPoint receiver and CuePoint return video and teleprompter server to its portfolio. The smaller chassis of WayPoint 50 and CuePoint 50 make them the perfect fit for remote production vehicles where space is at a premium, and for portable flyaway kits that simplify transport and enable rapid response in case of a disaster recovery scenario or for contingency preparedness as part of a broader business continuity plan.

Tags: Dejero | WayPoint 50 | CuePoint 50 | agile | remote production | business continuity | video and teleprompter server | portable flyaway kit | compact receiver | Yvonne Monterroso | WayPoint | CuePoint | GateWay | PathWay | disaster recovery | MKM Marcomms
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Pixotope powers stunning visuals and engaging information in WePlay Esports championship streaming Posted: 09/04/2020
Pixotope powers stunning visuals and engaging information in WePlay  Esports championship streaming

The Future Group, developer of live photo-realistic virtual production system Pixotope™, today announced that it provided the mixed reality platform for WePlay! Esports’ ‘Dota 2 Tug of War: Mad Moon’ tournament, which took place in Kiev, Ukraine, from 19-23 February. WePlay! Esports, which organises tournaments as well as providing online coverage, has the vision to blend competitive esports with entertainment in all-embracing coverage – “esportainment” is the word coined by Oleg Krot, CEO at WePlay! Esports.

To bring the audience into the esports action, WePlay! Esports decided to use augmented reality. “For us, augmented reality is a powerful tool to enhance the tournament theme, and add creativity and consistency to the broadcast,” said Aleksii Gutiantov, Head of AR Dept at WePlay! Esports. He turned to the proven Pixotope solution from The Future Group: “the best product on the market in my experience,” Gutiantov added.

Pixotope takes the remarkable rendering power of the Unreal Engine from Epic Games, and builds it into a complete virtual production hub. While offering a user interface simple enough for the pressures of live production, it provides along with the ability to make last minute changes while in live mode, all the power of an augmented reality system including camera tracking, motion capture and data-driven graphics.

 

Tags: The Future Group | Pixotope | WePlay! | Esports | championship | photo-realistic | virtual production | mixed reality | esportainment | Oleg Krot | Aleksii Gutiantov | Unreal Engine | Epic Games | Maksym Bilonogov | The Mad Moon | Marcus Blom Brodersen | MKM Marcomms
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RUSHWORKS introduces REMO NDI Portable Touchscreen PTZ Production System Posted: 15/01/2020
RUSHWORKS introduces REMO NDI Portable Touchscreen PTZ Production System

RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, enters the market with a bang for 2020, introducing another “powerfully simple” integrated PTZ production system for remote and studio operation.

“It’s truly astounding what technology is serving up” says Rush Beesley, RUSHWORKS president. REMO NDI incorporates a touch screen computer with super-fast processing, providing a small footprint system with enormous capabilities that marry well with RUSHWORKS mature production and camera control technology.

“NDI connectivity has transformed traditional wiring requirements into a few CAT5 cables that carry video, audio, PTZ camera protocols and power”, Beesley says. “We put more power and functionality into a couple of rugged Pelican cases than you’ll find in most OB (Outside Broadcast) vans … at a fraction of the size, cost and operational complexity.”

The standard REMO NDI system is powered by an All-In-One computer with 24” touchscreen and blazing fast i9 processor operating on Windows 10 Pro with 1TB SSD storage. It includes the RUSHWORKS custom shortcut keyboard, six-button Hall-effect joystick, an eight-port PoE GigE switch, and two (2) NDI PTZ cameras with 30x optical zoom lenses. It all fits in two ruggedized traveling containers with wheels and extendable handle.

 

Tags: RUSHWORKS | REMO | NDI | PTZ | Portable-Touchscreen | PTZ-Production-System | Integrated-PTZ-production-system
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Gravity Media Gears Up for a Summer of Sport with New Flyaways Posted: 07/01/2020
Gravity Media Gears Up for a Summer of Sport with New Flyaways

Gravity Media, a leading provider of outside broadcast trucks and flyaway production kits, is building further systems in preparation for premier sporting events in 2020, including a major football competition in Europe. Central to the new flyaway kits is the Platinum™ IP3 router from Imagine Communications.

The key to success in building flyaways is to create a system which provides all the resilience and reliability needed for live broadcasting, but in a compact footprint. As the name suggests, these often have to travel by air freight to meet deadlines, where additional space and weight can be prohibitively expensive.

“We picked the Platinum IP3 because we know it is reliable — we know what it does,” said Peter Newton, technical and operations director at Gravity Media. “Because of the established partnership with Imagine, we knew that we would get good support if we need it, and we will get ample utilization of the equipment. It is a good solid product that does what it says it will.”

Gravity Media has used equipment from Imagine Communications for over 15 years, which has established Imagine as a trusted partner. When it came to choosing routers for the new flyaways, Gravity Media compared all the popular models on the market, but was confident in selecting the field-proven Platinum IP3. The new flyaways will use both the 15RU and 28RU routers.

The key project for which these flyaways are designed requires support in 12 locations over a four-week period in June 2020. The kits will provide live production functionality. The Platinum IP3 routers incorporate integral multiviewer technology, reducing space in the racks and simplifying setup. The order also includes a number of modules from Imagine’s Selenio 6800+™ processing range, along with Magellan™ router control panels.

“While the headlines are about the transition to IP, it is important to remember that a lot of broadcasters and production companies need to extend and enhance existing, SDI-based systems,” said Mathias Eckert, SVP & GM EMEA/APAC, Playout & Networking, at Imagine Communications. “Because of our close partnerships with major operators like Gravity Media, we clearly understand the need for high-functionality, high-reliability SDI solutions, as well as IP technology, and we are committed to supporting our customers for as long as they need SDI, as part of our ‘your path, your pace’ approach to the IP transition.”

For more information about Imagine Communications’ products and solutions, please visit https://www.imaginecommunications.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FIBA delivers ambitious FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 production with Gearhouse Posted: 12/09/2019
FIBA delivers ambitious FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 production with Gearhouse

Gearhouse Broadcast, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, is providing a range of facilities to FIBA, through is entity FIBA Media, for its host broadcast of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. These include the deployment of Gearhouse’s Flypack portable production systems at three of the eight official venues, with a UHD solution being used in Beijing where the Final will be held. The 32-team tournament takes place across China between 31 August – 15 September.

Tags: Flypacks | UHD | FIBA | FIBA Basketball World Cup | production | broadcast | portable production | TV
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Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger Posted: 10/09/2019
Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media- monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced MonitorIQ 6.1, an upgrade to its compliance logging and monitoring tool that integrates with its Media Services Portal. MonitorIQ 6.1 takes the best of compliance logging and enhances it with next-generation capabilities including cloud storage, processing, and robust artificial intelligence (AI). It is the first compliance logger to combine cloud services and cloud storage with on-premises compliance recording and the first to run in on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | AI | MonitorIQ 6.1 | Compliance Logger | metadata generation services | Media Services Portal | artificial intelligence
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Indipro Tools Showcases Latest Power Solutions at Cine Gear 2019 Posted: 21/05/2019
Indipro Tools Showcases Latest Power Solutions at Cine Gear 2019

Indipro Tools, manufacturers of premium power solutions for digital and professional video applications, features several new power solutions and accessories at Cine Gear 2019 (Booth 151). Among these are the company’s new Porta-Pak battery and accessory items, which enables DSLR and pro-video users to power up their camera and accessories conveniently using one compact power source. Two new RED-compatible Micro-Series lithium ion batteries as well as a new NITRO SDI splitter and power distribution box will also be on display at the show.

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Digital Nirvanas Monitor IQ Next-Generation Compliance Logger and Media Services Portal Receives NAB Product of the Year Award Posted: 22/04/2019
Digital Nirvanas Monitor IQ Next-Generation Compliance Logger and Media Services Portal Receives NAB Product of the Year Award
At the 2019 NAB Show, Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, received an NAB Product of the Year award for its all-new Media Services Portal — a comprehensive, one-stop suite of solutions for meeting the full gamut of broadcasters' closed-captioning requirements. The Media Services Portal won top honors in the AI/Machine Learning category. This portal couples with the Digital Nirvana Monitor I/Q compliance logger to provide next-generation compliance applications.
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