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ATEME Powers the First UHD VR Experience for Super Bowl LI Posted: 05/02/2017

ATEME announced today that its advanced video compression technology will be used for the VR near-live coverage in Ultra High Definition (UHD) of the upcoming Sundays ultimate football showdown between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, in partnership with Fox Sports and LiveLike. Altogether, theyre teaming up to offer a virtual and interactive lounge during the game that presents highlights from the game in near real-time via the Fox Sports VR app for iOS and Android devices. Thus, each viewer equipped with a VR handset can experience the game in the same way as if they were sitting in a VIP lounge in the stadium.

Tags: VR | video compression | broadcast | superbowl
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Shooting Partners purchases first professional VR camera Posted: 01/12/2016

The first professional virtual reality camera the Nokia OZO is now available to hire from professional video equipment rental company, Shooting Partners.  The purchase is part of the companys expansion beyond broadcast and into the VR camera rental and high-end corporate markets.     

Tags: video equipment rental | Nokia OZO | VR camera | 360-degree video | Shaun Wilton | Shooting Partners
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BVE REJUVENATES BRAND FOR 2017 Posted: 23/11/2016

BVE, the premier event for the UK broadcast, entertainment and media technology industries, today announces that it has undergone an extensive rebrand to reflect the latest technologies and creative experiences that will shape the future of broadcast, connected media, production, post, live production and AV systems integration. BVE 2017 will take place from 28th February 2nd March 2017 at ExCeL London.

Tags: BVE | BVE 2017 | Rebrand | VR | AR | Creative Industries | AV | Live Entertainment | post production | production | systems integration
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Primestream Introduces VR 360 Dynamic Media Management to the Xchange Suite of Asset Management and Publishing Tools Posted: 17/11/2016

Primestream, the leader in dynamic media management has introduced Virtual Reality/360 asset management support in Xchange Suite, for workflows from capture through delivery. These new features enable storytellers and content creators to produce and store VR/360 content while leveraging collaborative workflows in a metadata rich environment.

Tags: VR | Metadata | media management
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WORLD FIRST BARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS EXPERIENCE POWERED BY INFOSYS TO BE PIONEERED ON PLAYSTATION and reg;VR Posted: 16/11/2016

The ATP and ATP Media today announced that from now until Sunday 20th November, tennis fans will have an opportunity to experience the adrenalin of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in a whole new way.

Tags: Sony | Barclays | Tennis | ATP | Sony Professional Europe | PlayStation | O2 | VR
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LiveIP Studio Project wins IBC2016 Innovation Award completing a hat-trick of awards Posted: 12/09/2016

The VRT-EBU LiveIP Studio Project has won the IBC2016 Innovation Award for Content Creation during a prestigious gala event at IBC2016 in Amsterdam. The LiveIP Studio, the worlds first fully functioning multi-vendor live production system based entirely IP and IT technology, was awarded top honors in a category that included BT Sport for its Augmented Reality for the UEFA Champions League project, and ESPN for the Pylon-Cam project.

Tags: IBC2016 | LiveIP | IBC TV | VRT | EBU | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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Elemental Goes Red Hot on Virtual Reality Encoding Posted: 10/09/2016

Elemental Technologies, the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced that it provided the encoding solution for a live streamed, 360 video concert. The event held in Berlin on Tuesday captured the Red Hot Chili Peppers live in concert at the Kraftwerk Berlin, and gave fans at the venue and across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland an unprecedented view of the band and the event. The show was the first live concert in Germany to be delivered as a 360 virtual reality streaming experience.

Tags: VR | encoding | video | live | streaming | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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NASA and Harmonic Offer Spectacular 360-Degree Astronaut Training Virtual Reality Experience Posted: 09/09/2016
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, and NASA have released a 360-degree immersive virtual reality (VR) viewing experience to the public, featuring exclusive astronaut training footage in UHD. The stunning NASA VR/360 video offers three different perspectives of astronauts as they complete space-walk training for future missions to the International Space Station (ISS). The groundbreaking video is available for viewing on the NASA TV YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/lil_I_-7aOM), and will be demonstrated during IBC2016, at Harmonic's stand 1.B20.
Tags: Harmonics | NASA | 360-Degree Astronaut | IBC2016 | VR Video | NASA Television | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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Imagine Communications introduces Groundbreaking Storage Optimisation Posted: 07/09/2016

Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, today introduced Imagine Communications IOX Storage, an all-purpose shared storage approach optimised for its Versio¢ playout and automation and Telurio¢ Over-the-Top (OTT) and cloud DVR solutions. Versio IOX Storage and Telurio IOX Storage enable media companies to seamlessly and cost-efficiently expand the performance, scale, flexibility, reliability and collaborative capabilities of their media storage operations.  Designed for high-performance and advanced content distribution environments, Versio IOX Storage and Telurio IOX Storage have been architected to enable media companies to shape and configure storage resources to meet the exacting needs of each operation in the workflow, including production, playout and distribution. Both solutions will be showcased at IBC2016. 

Tags: Imagine Communications | Storage | IOX Storage | Versio | Terurio | Cloud DVR | OTT | IBC2016 | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition Takes on Timely Topics: UHD, HDR, VR, Cloud, and More Posted: 25/08/2016
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, has announced conference program details for the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016), Oct. 25-27 in Hollywood, California. During SMPTE 2016, conference sessions will feature industry experts from around the world, who will present 73 papers exploring timely, compelling topics that are shaping the field of motion imaging.
Tags: SMPTE 2016 | Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition | Topics | Technology Broadcast | UHD | HDR | VR | Cloud | and More
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Harmonic to Showcase First Public Virtual Reality Demo With Native UHD Resolution at IBC2016 Posted: 23/08/2016

At IBC2016, Sept. 9-13 in Amsterdam on stand 1.B20, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase the industry's first native UHD virtual reality (VR) technology demonstration in collaboration with Dutch research institute TNO. Powered by TNO's world-class HEVC tiling technology, which enables efficient distribution of VR content at very high quality over existing content delivery networks, the groundbreaking demo will enable participants to enjoy a completely immersive VR experience on head-mounted devices, with video resolution 10 times higher than that offered by existing commercially deployed VR services.

Tags: Harmonic | UHD | VR | HEVC Tiling | IBC2016 | Native UHD Demo | IBC 2016
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Shotoku Broadcast Systems to Showcase TP-200VR 300VR System at IBC 2016 Posted: 18/08/2016

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, the well-established leader in manual and robotic camera support, and virtual reality tracking, is showcasing its TP-200VR/300 VR system to the European broadcast market at this year's 2016 IBC Show in Amsterdam. The company's combined TP-200VR pedestal and SX-300 VR head, which Shotoku will be demonstrating at Stand 12.E42, produce an industry-leading VR tracking system without compromise in accuracy or ease of operation. The Company will also highlight its advanced TP500, SmartPed, SmartTrack and Free-d2 systems.

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ATX NETWORKS HIGHLIGHTS FOUR NEW PRODUCT LINES END-TO-END IPTV SOLUTIONS, ENCODING WITH RELIABLE VIDEO OVER THE INTERNET, LICENCE-FREE TRANSCODING, and amp; IP TO PAL MINI HEADEND Posted: 16/08/2016

Content Everywhere, Hall 14, Stand G16) is highlighting four new product lines end-to-end IPTV solutions, encoding with reliable video delivery over the Internet, licence-free transcoding, and an IP to PAL mini headend.

Tags: IPTV | encoding | Internet | transcoding | headend | VOC | nPVR | digital signage | HD/SD-SDI | CVBS | HDMI | Component | DVP | IP to PAL | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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Elemental to Showcase Software-Defined Video Solutions at IBC 2016 Posted: 12/08/2016

Elemental Technologies, the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced that at IBC 2016 it will highlight video production, distribution and monetization advancements, both on-premises and in the cloud, to help video providers address transformative change sweeping the media and entertainment industry. Elemental and Amazon Web Services will exhibit together in stand 5.C80 at the RAI Center, Amsterdam, 9 13 September.

Tags: Elemental | IBC | IBC 2016 | cloud | Keith Wymbs | SDV | VR | HDR | DVB | IBC 2016
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Silverdraft Demon sets VR and Flame on fire at SIGGRAPH 2016 Posted: 26/07/2016

Silverdraft (www.silverdraft.com), pioneering maker of sinfully-fast Devil and Demon super-computers for rendering, VFX transcoding, animation, Virtual Reality (VR) and visualization applications, will showcase the superior firepower of its products to enable groundbreaking, collaborative VR and accelerated VFX post production during SIGGRAPH 2016. Highlights include trailblazing demonstrations of Demons running Autodesks VRED and Immersive Design Studios Canvas visualization software at the partner booths of NVIDIA Corporation (#509) and PNY Technologies (#627), along with the launch of the industrys fastest-ever Autodesk Flame at B&H Photo (#767).

Tags: silverdraft | devil | demon | supercomputer | super-computer | VR | virtual reality | autodesk | vred | flame.
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