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Cobalt Promotes Jesse Foster to New Role: Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Accounts Posted: 09/04/2018
Cobalt Promotes Jesse Foster to New Role: Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Accounts

Cobalt Digital today announced that Jesse Foster has been promoted to the new position of vice president of marketing and strategic accounts. Foster most recently served as Cobalt’s director of product and business development. In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of the Cobalt Digital product line, including product marketing and promotion, public relations, corporate messaging, customer knowledge, sales and distribution training, and development of strategic sales opportunities.

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LiveScale Omnicast Cloud Platform to Make Its Global Debut at the 2018 NAB Show Posted: 04/04/2018
LiveScale Omnicast Cloud Platform to Make Its Global Debut at the 2018 NAB Show

The 2018 NAB Show will see the worldwide launch of LiveScale, the industry’s first omnicast cloud platform designed for the live streaming revolution. The flagship product of LiveScale Technologies Inc., LiveScale leverages multiple cloud infrastructures to enable simultaneous live streaming from a single video source to any number of broadcast, web, mobile, and social media outlets — at a fraction of the cost of conventional methods and in a fraction of the time.

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Cobalts New 9971 Series UHD Multiviewers Offer Flexibility, Cost Savings With Wide Range of I O Configurations Posted: 04/04/2018
Cobalts New 9971 Series UHD Multiviewers Offer Flexibility, Cost Savings With Wide Range of I O Configurations

Cobalt Digital today introduced the new 9971 series UHD multiviewers for openGear® that provide a wide range of I/O configurations with respect to signal count, signal type, and signal interface options. The multiviewer base unit handles six asynchronous 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI signals at the input stage and provides simultaneous 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 outputs at up to full 3840 x 2160 UHD resolution, giving users a cost-effective means of leveraging professional and widely available consumer-grade 4K monitors to display the mosaic image output. In addition to enabling flexible configuration, units in the multiviewer series increase the pixel space available to source signals while maintaining as much original picture information as possible.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | openGear | processing cards | UHD multiviewers | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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SMPTE Fellows Robert Ross and Richard Friedel Earn Lifetime Achievement Awards From NATAS Posted: 04/04/2018
SMPTE Fellows Robert Ross and Richard Friedel Earn Lifetime Achievement Awards From NATAS

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that SMPTE Fellows Robert Ross, senior vice president for East Coast operations at CBS Engineering, and Richard Friedel, executive vice president at FOX Engineering, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards on April 8 in Las Vegas.

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Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution Posted: 04/04/2018
Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution

Sonnet Technologies today announced the eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650, the latest and most capable model in the company’s series of Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCI Express® (PCIe®) eGPU expansion chassis for professional graphics and gaming applications. The Breakaway Box 650 is designed and qualified specifically for large, power-hungry video graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, including the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64 and overclocked NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series-based cards. The AMD-approved Breakaway Box 650 is equipped with a 650-watt power supply, which provides ample power for GPU cards with high transient peak power requirements.

Tags: Sonnet | Thunderbolt | card expansion system | external graphics | Mac-compatible | graphics cards | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards Development Posted: 02/04/2018
SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards Development

SMPTE, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that SMPTE Fellow Thomas Bause Mason will be joining the staff as the Society’s new director of standards development. Howard Lukk, who is returning to his career in postproduction, will conclude his tenure as SMPTE director of engineering and standards in May, after assisting Bause Mason in transitioning to his new role.

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Next-Gen Scaler and Frame Synchronizer From Cobalt Boasts Advanced HD UHD Conversion and Processing Posted: 02/04/2018
Next-Gen Scaler and Frame Synchronizer From Cobalt Boasts Advanced HD UHD Conversion and Processing

Cobalt Digital today introduced its 9904-UDX-4K-IP next-generation advanced scaler and frame synchronizer for the openGear platform. The new offering from Cobalt simplifies the upgrade of HD and UHD systems, enables ongoing use of existing content libraries, and provides features such as professional Technicolor HDR Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) that are essential in next-generation production and ATSC 3.0 broadcasting applications.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | scalers | frame synchronizers | openGear platform | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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Cobalt Digital Delivers openGear Modular Computer Card in Coveted Appliance-Type Package Posted: 30/03/2018
Cobalt Digital Delivers openGear Modular Computer Card in Coveted Appliance-Type Package

Cobalt Digital today introduced the OG-PC-x86 modular PC card, which the company developed in direct response to customer demand for an appliance-type package that houses all system components, including associated computers, in a single 2RU openGear frame. Incorporating the computers and system broadcast equipment within the same frame, the OG-PC-x86 allows video engineering teams to oversee the installation and maintenance of associated computers without the involvement of additional IT department personnel and methodologies.

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Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Shows Future of Cinema Conference, Produced in Partnership With SMPTE Posted: 29/03/2018
Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Shows Future of Cinema Conference, Produced in Partnership With SMPTE

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that Chris Buchanan, director of new business development at Samsung Electronics America, will present the keynote at the 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE. The conference will take place April 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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