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FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

July 26, 2017 | By
FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

FOR-A‘s latest in its line of HANABI video switchers, the HVS-490 HD/4K-UHD unit, is now shipping. Built with the intention of offering an extensive feature set in a compact unit, the new HVS-490 production switcher offers 4K-UHD and 3G capabilities, and is designed for use in any live environment, including mobile shoots, events, and in-house corporate... »

Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

July 24, 2017 | By
Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

Matthews Studio Equipment has announed that they will feature their unique new rigging system, MyWay Grip, at IBC 2017 – Booth 12-G71. “Today stage and location set ups are get more and more complicated and creative, often stressing out grips that are hampered by support equipment,” said Tyler Phillips, VP of marketing and product development at Matthews Studio... »

Blackmagic Design Announces New Audio and KeyKode Reader for Cintel Film Scanners

July 24, 2017 | By
Blackmagic Design Announces New Audio and KeyKode Reader for Cintel Film Scanners

Blackmagic Design has announced their new Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader accessory for its Cintel Film Scanner, which lets customers scan audio and KeyKode information along with images from the scanner, all in realtime. The new audio and KeyKode reader accessory is available for $3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide. The new Cintel Audio and... »

Telestream Vidchecker 7.2 Verifies File-based Content Complies with Netflix IMF Requirements

July 19, 2017 | By
Telestream Vidchecker 7.2 Verifies File-based Content Complies with Netflix IMF Requirements

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the integration of Netflix Photon Java code for easy compliance testing within the latest version of Telestream’s Vidchecker automated quality control (QC) system. Photon is the open source java code provided by Netflix for parsing, interpreting and validating constituent files that make... »

Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

July 18, 2017 | By
Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

Net Insight, a company that specializes in media transport and resource scheduling, has announced a strategic partnership with Calrec Audio with the aim of simplifying the challenges broadcasters are facing in deploying remote live productions. A key aspect of the partnership will see Net Insight’s Nimbra platform integrated with Calrec’s RP1 Remote Production in an... »

Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

July 18, 2017 | By
Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

Keslow Camera, a privately held motion picture camera equipment rental house in North America, announced today that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Camera’s anamorphic and vintage lens inventory, and add a substantial range of custom camera equipment to the company’s extensive... »

Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping Soon

July 16, 2017 | By
Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping Soon

Sigma Corporation of America, a still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, has announced the availability of two brand new cine lenses: the Sigma 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF, which will both begin shipping late July 2017. Compatible with full-frame image sensors, these high-speed cine prime lenses are available... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Production Sessions to Feature Expert Creators of Game of Thrones, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Cars 3, Overwatch, and More

July 14, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Production Sessions to Feature Expert Creators of <em>Game of Thrones</em>, <em>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</em>, <em>Cars 3</em>, <em>Overwatch</em>, and More

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing advancements in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced the highlights of this year’s Production Sessions program. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and will be held 30 July–3 August 2017 in Los Angeles. SIGGRAPH Production... »

MX1 to Show Enchancements for MXI at IBC2017

July 11, 2017 | By
MX1 to Show Enchancements for MXI  at IBC2017

MX1 has announced that at IBC2017 they will demonstrate the latest enhancements for its MX1 360 media services platform, which was built to streamline content management and distribution by handling every step of the workflow chain via a combination of cloud technology and on-premises infrastructure. During the show, MX1 has said they will announce several... »

Vimond Will Showcase Monetization, Rights Management and Storytelling Tools at IBC 2017

July 10, 2017 | By
Vimond Will Showcase Monetization, Rights Management and Storytelling Tools at IBC 2017

Vimond has announced a number of applications they will be showcasing at IBC 2017, September 15-19 in Amsterdam. “Vimond is excited to be in Amsterdam for IBC 2017. Broadcast is going through some fundamental changes, and IBC is an excellent arena to encounter new technologies and meet industry experts. For those who work smart and... »

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