Argosy to Provide Platform for European Launch of Smallest Miranda NVISION Compact Router at IBC 2010 Posted: 20/07/2010
Argosy, a leading international supplier of HD broadcast, cables and studio infrastructure products, will showcase the latest addition to the Miranda NVISION Compact router series at IBC 2010 (Stand 10.D55, 10-14 September 2010, RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam). The smallest router in the series, the 8x8 Compact routing matrix, will have its inaugural European launch at IBC 2010.
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Ross Video New at IBC 2010 Posted: 20/07/2010
Vision QMD & Octane
SD & HD Production Switchers
Ross Video raises the bar in high end production switchers with Vision Octane, the world's first 8 MLE switcher. Vision Octane is extremely powerful with 35 Full Screen HD Animation Stores, 24 Channels of 3D DVE with WARP capability, 96 inputs, 48 outputs, and an unprecedented total of
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Photon Beard Sheds Light on Green Screen Posted: 20/07/2010
Professional lighting specialists Photon Beard today announced the creation and installation of new studio lighting for "Green Screen Soho" at London-based arts and entertainment advertising agency Media Junction.
The self-contained, 1100 square foot studio includes a bespoke U-shaped floor-to-ceiling infinity cyclorama by chromakey supplier VFX that features the energy-saving Photon Beard "Highlight" cool lighting fluorescent lighting system, which has the advantage of low power consumption and, therefore, less heat.
Media Junction's Head of Post Production Rob Nixon said, "Photon Beard has a reputation for high-quality, custom-made lighting systems. The system designed specifically for us provides consistent and even illumination throughout the new studio while requiring no special adaptations."
Photon Beard Sales Manager Mike Perry said, "Like many installations we work on, the site for the Green Screen Studio is on the second floor of a venerable building in Central London. The flexibility of our Highlight lampheads enabled us to create an evenly illuminated studio."
Green Screen Soho's new screen and photographic studio is designed for broadcast multi-camera interviews; TV commercials; music, theatre and TV promos; web presentations and streaming; as well as castings and auditions.

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Nevion to unveil new video networking solutions at IBC Posted: 20/07/2010
Nevion (formerly Network/VPG) will introduce comprehensive solution suites for broadcasters and video transport service providers at IBC this September 10–14 in Amsterdam. Nevion is leveraging the breadth of its Flashlink, Ventura and VikinX product lines to create complete solutions for:
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Tiffen ships Image Maker Filter Kits Posted: 20/07/2010
Tiffen International is now shipping its new Image Maker series of professional filter kits that are designed for use in most common video shoots. Targeting both emerging and professional videographers the kits each comprise a carefully selected set of optical filters that can enhance the results for defined shooting conditions and requirements.
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Hamlet launches low-cost approach to high precision signal monitoring at IBC2010 Posted: 20/07/2010
Hamlet, already recognised as the world leader in cost-effective test and measurement systems, is taking another major step forward at IBC2010 with the launch of the new DigiScope DS900, a powerful on-screen quality control instrument for production and master control environments. The new DS900 is compact and flexible, with low power consumption and an innovative control system, as well as bringing high precision digital video measurement to a new price point.
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PHOTON BEARD LTD IBC 2010 PREVIEW Posted: 20/07/2010
At IBC 2010, Photon Beard will introduce a new, low-cost concept in control for studio lighting systems.
Worldwide Launch at IBC 2010: Photon Beard "Wi-Light" - Despite the ubiquity of wireless communication devices in everyday applications, the lighting industry continues to use multiple, wired data links to carry the universal DMX512 stage lighting and effects control standard.
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Gekko to launch kezia 200F white-optimised LED spot lamp at IBC 2010 Posted: 20/07/2010
Gekko Technology, world leader in LED lighting systems for film and television, has chosen IBC 2010 as the venue for the international launch of its new kezia 200F white-optimised spot lamp.
"The kezia 200F is optimised for use in film production or studio broadcast," comments Gekko's founder and Managing Director David Amphlett. "It allows precise adjustment between 2900 and 6500 degrees Kelvin including presets for selection of 2900, 3200, 4300, 5600 and 6500K via DMX or an optional rear panel.  A built-in colour-feedback system ensures colour temperature remains constant when the light is dimmed, as ambient conditions change or as the unit ages. 
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DIGITAL RAPIDS IBC 2010 PREVIEW Posted: 20/07/2010
Our complete solutions portfolio will be featured on our main stand, number 7.G41, with select demonstrations also featured at stand IP341 in the IPTV Zone. Digital Rapids will also be sharing its expertise with attendees in free educational sessions in the IBC Training Zone, and again powering the encoding of content for the IBC TV News website and mobile delivery.
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PIXEL POWER AT IBC 2010 Posted: 20/07/2010
REAL-TIME STEREOSCOPIC 3D GRAPHICS: Following on from a successful debut at the FIFA World Cup this is the perfect opportunity for visitors to see BrandMaster™, the world's first stereoscopic master control switcher with integrated branding. The international launch of Pixel Power's stereoscopic 3D technology brings the ability for operators to easily make dynamic adjustments to the eye separation and the Z-Plane position, ensuring that graphics remain (or are introduced) in the correct visual space, allowing broadcasters to maximise the 3D viewing experience.
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OConnor 120EX Goes 3D for The Mortician Posted: 20/07/2010
Cinematographer Michael McDonough has wrapped the 3D feature –The Mortician. Thanks to the OConnor 120EX's ability to support a heavy load and allow for smooth transitions through difficult sequences, he was able to take full advantage of post-Katrina New Orleans, Louisiana as he captured The Mortician's world. "By day he works on the beaten, bruised and bloody bodies of gunshot victims and other murdered souls. When a young boy breaks into the morgue, and his life, the Mortician (played by Method Man) begins a series of dangerous encounters with a threatening figure," McDonough explains.
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Five Camera Corps Q-Ball robotic minicam systems have successfully completed one of the longest reality-television productions in the history of broadcasting. A nine-month voyage aboard a television reconstruction of Charles Darwin's voyage in HMS Beagle, the series was shot aboard the clipper Stad Amsterdam as it traced the course of Darwin's round-the-world journey. 'Beagle' was produced by Netherlands-based VPRO broadcast network and transmitted to audiences in Belgium and Holland as well as being globally viewable via the internet.
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DIGITAL VISION IBC 2010 PREVIEW Posted: 20/07/2010
Digital Vision is the leading supplier of colour grading, finishing, mastering and restoration solutions for the broadcast, film and commercials industries.  At the heart of the company's technology sits market-defining colour management functionality, highly creative grading tools and comprehensive stereoscopic 3D features for post production. Its Nucoda Film Master broke new ground earlier this year when its toolset was used to grade Europe's first – and highly successful - 3D feature StreetDance. IBC is the ideal platform to engage with Digital Vision and to sample the power yet simplicity of its technology via demonstrations hosted by leading colourists. Executives will be on-hand to guide visitors through the possibilities associated with DI workflows, stereoscopic grading and restoration requirements.
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NRJ, one of Europe's most popular music broadcasters, has expanded its NTP 612 routing system with three additional subframes. Newly installed at the channel's Paris headquarters, these are equipped with three 625-800 subframes allowing direct input of AES/EBU digital audio. This latest expansion is additional to three 625-800 subframes installed at NRJ in 2009. The sale was won by NTP's Paris-based reseller Areitec.
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A major new addition to the Polecam product range will be introduced at IBC 2010. The HRO 69 (High Resolution Optics) is a high quality 3.5 mm lens designed specifically for use with latest-generation 1/3 inch miniature 3-CCD HD cameras.
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