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Polygon Labs Unveils Centralized Web-Based Weather Solution Ipsum Weather Posted: 23/06/2020
Polygon Labs Unveils Centralized Web-Based Weather Solution Ipsum Weather

Polygon Labs, an innovative studio pushing the boundaries of interactive data applications and visual branding, is today announcing the launch of its centralized web-based weather data management and curation solution, Ipsum Weather. This announcement follows the recent release of Ipsum 2.0, the company’s data aggregation and visualization platform for broadcast news, sports, weather and branding.

Ipsum Weather, a data aggregation, management and playout scheduling solution for on-air weather presentations and sponsorship graphics, aggregates and curates weather data (point-data, satellite, radar, isobars, wind conditions, etc.) and weather alerts from a number of different providers. For gallery and studio weather graphics, the real-time weather data solution is fully integrated with Viz Trio and Viz Director for Viz Engine playout control, as well as newsroom templates in Viz Pilot. It can also provide database management and automated playlist control of master control weather graphics played out on Unreal Engine or Viz Engine.

Tags: Polygon Labs | broadcast graphics | weather | weather graphics | Ipsum weather | weather alerts | studio weather | aggregation | playout | real-time graphics | virtual production | Vizrt | subscription service | creative services
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All Of It Now deploys disguise gx 2c on Manic World Tour Posted: 30/04/2020
All Of It Now deploys disguise gx 2c on Halsey and rsquo;s Manic World Tour

American singer Halsey kicked off her Manic World Tour 2020 in Madrid in February supporting her just released studio album, also called Manic. The Manic World Tour spans 48 shows, and kicked off in Europe, with the next legs currently being planned for Asia and North America later this year. disguise gx 2c media servers were selected by All Of It Now to drive the show’s video and Notch IMAG real-time effects.

Numerous features of the disguise solutions came into play for the tour starting in pre-pro. “The show’s video design used a multi-layered frame, and the 3D workflow of disguise Designer allowed us to create parallel maps that placed content on the screen spatially without requiring specific renders for certain songs,” explains Danny Firpo of All of It Now, a disguise Rental Partner and Workflow Specialist based in San Francisco, who did the tour’s video programming with Cade Moore. “This gave us the creative flexibility to move content around the screen and explore different approaches for certain songs.

 

Tags: disguise | concert touring | live events | gx 2c | media server | Notch | 3D workflow | All Of It Now | IMAG | real-time effects | Bubble Agency
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Polygon Labs Launches Flexible On-Demand Subscription-Based Graphics Services Creative Hub and Training Lab Posted: 28/04/2020
Polygon Labs Launches Flexible On-Demand Subscription-Based Graphics Services Creative Hub and Training Lab

Polygon Labs, an innovative creative studio pushing the boundaries of interactive data applications and visual branding, has today launched two work at home service initiatives, Creative Hub and Training Lab.

A cost-effective, multi-disciplined, on-demand broadcast design and developer subscription-based service, Creative Hub allows news publishers and broadcasters to book any size project for virtual studios, augmented reality, branding, real-time graphics packages, interactive story-telling graphics, video walls, multi-screen tickers, downstream channels, using a flexible utilization plan with no blackout dates. The subscriber simply purchases a number of creative service hours per month and uses them as and when desired.

Training Lab is the company’s new expert remote training service, which specialises in Vizrt real-time graphics, workflow solutions and products for channel branding, template creation, virtual production, data visualisation and interactive story-telling.

 

 

Tags: Polygon Labs | Creative Hub | Training Lab | broadcast graphics | news | sport | channel branding | real-time graphics | virtual production | Vizrt | subscription service | creative services
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Bannister Lake Introduces Major Enhancements to Its Chameleon Election Module for the 2020 Election Cycle Posted: 05/03/2020
Bannister Lake Introduces Major Enhancements to Its Chameleon Election Module for the 2020 Election Cycle

Bannister Lake announced today that its industry-leading data aggregation and management product, Chameleon, will now include additional election-specific capabilities. The new enhancements will allow broadcasters, station groups, streaming news services, and online media companies to launch election coverage with full editorial, data, and graphics support. Sophisticated election systems have historically been custom built by network news departments and are out of reach for many media companies. Bannister Lake's Chameleon election solution provides any media outlet with the ability to professionally cover elections and ingest automated AP Elections or Decision Desk HQ data or enter results manually.

The new election module features customizable race tracking and filtering functionality, allowing producers to focus on specific races of interest. Editorial teams can use Chameleon to follow races based on star candidates, close results, geography, or other criteria. Producers can also create pre-built collections of races to have them readily available for air. As a web-based system, Chameleon can support an unlimited number of users, allowing producers and reporting teams to have access to results and functionality from anywhere.

Within the election module, producers can quickly create graphic playlists populated with real-time results based on the races they are following and display them immediately. Chameleon also allows production teams to add candidate headshots, customize the UI to zero-in on specific races or groups of races, and switch to manual results should the data feeds be interrupted.

Tags: Bannister Lake | 2020 Election | Chameleon | Real-Time Data | AP Elections
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Marco Borsato at De Kuip Stadium 2019 Posted: 21/10/2019
Marco Borsato at De Kuip Stadium 2019

Dutch megastar Marco Borsato recently played a stream of sold out record breaking shows at De Kuip stadium in The Netherlands. The set included a huge scale canvas in the form of a 1,000 square-meter LED screen. To power the impressive visuals needed for this event, Michael Al-Far of MalfMedia and Jo Pauly of Visual Solutions turned to disguise servers to provide the power. Six disguise vx 4 and four disguise gx 2 media servers played key roles in the innovative production driving the video content and facilitating real-time IMAG grading of the live feed and the integration of Notch VFX and multicam AR in the massive main screen graphics.

Marco Borsato consistently has been one of the most successful and biggest grossing artists in the Netherlands in the last twenty years. For the 2019 shows, Marco specifically requested that the starting point for the De Kuip shows would be the level of last year’s Sportpalais concerts where the team first introduced cinematographic content. “As an artist and photographer Marco felt the time had come for him to be involved in every step of this exciting project, so we had creative freedom, but he had the final say. Together with Set and Lighting Designer Carlo Zaenen we created the content book in which we outlined the look and feel of every song.” says MalfMedia founder Michael Al-Far.

“Marco Borsato was adamant that the live feed would be treated to fit better in the cinematographic content,” Michael notes. As a result, MalfMedia approached Lewis Kyle White to apply his vast experience in IMAG grading for live shows on this project.

The outdoor show posed a number of challenges: starting in daylight and transitioning to night; a canvas that was by some measures the largest screen ever used for an arena rock concert; the IMAG live feed embedded into the content and not shown on side screens; and a set list of 37 songs that all needed to have the same standard of quality.

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InSync Technology to Showcase New FrameFormer Live Software-Based Real-Time Standards Converter at IBC2019 Posted: 30/08/2019
InSync Technology to Showcase New FrameFormer Live Software-Based Real-Time Standards Converter at IBC2019

At IBC2019 in Amsterdam, InSync Technology will introduce FrameFormer Live, a highly scalable, professional grade software standards conversion solution that enables live real time conversion of SD, HD, and 3G content using CPU only processing with cross platform support. FrameFormer Live can run in any standard IT environment, on premises or in the cloud, and can be accessed as a stand alone application or an integrated service.

Tags: InSync Technology | FrameFormer Live | Software-Based Standards Converter | Real-Time Standards | IBC2019 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Riedel Communications Chooses Dubais Venuetech to Distribute Full Product Line in UAE Posted: 20/06/2019
Riedel Communications Chooses Dubais Venuetech to Distribute Full Product Line in UAE

Riedel Communications today announced that Venuetech has signed an agreement to become a distributor for Riedel's full line of real-time media network and communications solutions in the Middle East.

Tags: Riedel Communications | Venuetech | real-time media | AV systems
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Dejero and Source Elements team up to boost audio file transfers from the field Posted: 23/04/2019
Dejero and Source Elements team up to boost audio file transfers from the field
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is joining forces with Source Elements, a high-quality audio software provider allowing users to work remotely and collaborate effectively over the Internet. This technology partnership means that broadcast teams can achieve faster remote audio file transfers from the field—using a combination of the Dejero GateWay Smart Blending Technology and Source Elements' Source-Connect ISDN replacement.
Tags: Dejero | Source Elements | GateWay | Source-Connect | faster audio file transfers | Smart Blending Technology | Todd Schneider | Rebekah Wilson | cloud-managed solutions | high-quality audio | real-time | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Telstra and Broadpeak Launch Innovative Device Detection and LTE-Broadcast HEVC Enabling Solution for Mobile and Fixed Networks Posted: 10/04/2019
Telstra and Broadpeak Launch Innovative Device Detection and LTE-Broadcast HEVC Enabling Solution for Mobile and Fixed Networks
Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications provider, in partnership with Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced the launch of the Intelligent Device Optimization (IDO) solution.
Tags: Telstra | Broadpeak | Device Detection | LTE-Broadcast/HEVC | Enabling Solution | Mobile | Fixed Networks | CDN Selection | Real-Time Analytics | Mobile App SDKs | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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SmallHD Unveils Professional 7 Wide-Gamut Monitor NAB, Las Vegas, Booth C5725 Posted: 09/04/2019
SmallHD Unveils Professional 7 and rdquo; Wide-Gamut Monitor NAB, Las Vegas, Booth C5725

SmallHD announces the 702 Touch, a professional 7" 1920 x 1200 monitor that delivers a world class user experience and feature-set. Its daylight viewable 1,500 nit panel and stunning 100% DCI-P3 color gamut offer an unparalleled monitoring experience for studio and mobile production environments.

Tags: nab | nab19 | smallhd | 702 | touch | 702touch | real-time | connect | CTRL | Teradek | RT | controller | gamut | monitor | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News and Sports Productions Posted: 20/03/2019
Arraiy Debuts DeepTrack AI-Powered Tracking Solution for Real-Time Broadcast, News and amp; Sports Productions

Computer vision technology innovator Arraiy has launched DeepTrack, a machine learning solution that provides real-time tracking for broadcast, news and sports productions. DeepTrack is the first application to launch in Arraiy’s DeepStudio suite of robust AI-based tools for real-time virtual production pipelines. With computer vision pioneer and CSO Gary Bradski alongside CTO Ethan Rublee at the helm continuing to drive technological innovations, Arraiy has appointed entertainment and advertising studio executive Mark Tobin as CEO to take the lead on future business development.

Tags: Ai | DeepTrack | Tracking | Real-Time | Broadcast | Production
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Newest Veritone aiWARE Enhancements Enable Customers to Expand and Accelerate Their Adoption of AI Posted: 15/03/2019
Newest Veritone aiWARE Enhancements Enable Customers to Expand and Accelerate Their Adoption of AI
Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), today announced aiWARE™ 2.0, enhancing the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence (AI). This new release of Veritone's industry-leading aiWARE operating system includes further enhancements to the groundbreaking new features released over the past year, as well as new features and tools that make aiWARE easy to customize and use for an even wider range of use cases. aiWARE 2.0 boasts a real-time processing framework, expanded cognitive capabilities, new electronic document support, structured and unstructured data support, and advanced customization options, as well as multiple industry-specific turnkey applications.
Tags: Veritone | aiWARE | Enhancements | aiWARE 2.0 | Real-time Processing | Expanded Cognitive Capabilities | Advanced Customization Options | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Bannister Lake Releases Chameleon Version 10 Real-Time Data Aggregation and Graphics Management Solution Posted: 18/12/2018
Bannister Lake Releases Chameleon Version 10 Real-Time Data Aggregation and Graphics Management Solution
Chameleon, Bannister Lake's data aggregation and graphics management solution is introducing dramatic new enhancements with a strong focus on election data. Within its election module, Chameleon Version 10 improves how election data is ingested and managed. The new release expands the ability to enter manual election results where data feeds may not be available. This is particularly useful in less populated districts or in jurisdictions where it is not practical to organize a real-time results feed. The new functionality also provides an important failsafe in situations where a data feed may have stopped working.
Tags: Bannister Lake | Chameleon | Version 10 | Real-Time Data Aggregation | Graphics Management Solution | Industry-Leading Platform | Election | Sponsorship | Security
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Dejero CellSat Takes World Racing Group Remote Production to the Next Level Posted: 05/12/2018
Dejero CellSat Takes World Racing Group and rsquo;s Remote Production to the Next Level
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has provided its CellSat blended cellular and Ku-band IP satellite solution to World Racing Group (WRG), the premier sanctioning body for dirt track racing in the United States and Canada.
Tags: Dejero | CellSat | World Racing Group | WRG | network blending | live stream | Brian Dunlap | mobile production | reliability | broadcast-quality | real-time | cloud-managed | Kevin Fernandes | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Zegamis Visual Data Exploration Platform Launches into Broadcast Market Posted: 18/10/2018
Zegamis Visual Data Exploration Platform Launches into Broadcast Market

Zegami, a visual data exploration company that combines digital media, data and artificial intelligence (AI) into a single cloud-based platform to quickly extract valuable information and identify patterns within, is launching into the broadcast industry.

Tags: Zegami | visual data exploration | cloud-based | visual exploration technology | Sam Conway | unique algorithm | real-time live production | highly visual user interface | customized filters | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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