Plura Acquires Alpermann+Velte lunedì, 18 Agosto 2014 - 06:34 PM - 1 Month, 2 ago - 6 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Acquisition of Europe’s Leading Timecode Specialist Strengthens Plura’s Digital Broadcast and Production Portfolio (Phoenix, Arizona--August 18, 2014) Plura, a global manufacturer of high-performance digital broadcast and video production solutions, announces the acquisition of Alpermann+Velte, a leading manufacturer of timecode products, production timers and studio clock systems for digital broadcast and production environments. Effective immediately, Plura will sell Alpermann+Velte products worldwide alongside its existing portfolio of studio and portable video monitors, test and measurement equipment and software, and character/template-driven graphics generators, significantly extending Plura’s reach across the broadcast and production infrastructure.
Afghanistan bars NYT reporter from leaving country martedì, 19 Agosto 2014 - 04:58 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - 6 Letture - top stories - C-Media Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Early Registration for GameSoundCon Conference Ends Soon martedì, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:49 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - 6 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Register for the 10th Conference on Video Game Music and Sound Design in Los Angeles by September 1 at early bird discounted price (Seattle, Washington--August 19, 2014) GameSoundCon 2014, the leading conference on video game music and sound design, has announced early bird discounts on all registrations until September 1, 2014. The organization’s 10th conference will be held October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and feature two days of sessions, panel discussions and hands-on workshops from over twenty of the game industry’s leading composers, sound designers and audio directors.
Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Uses FOR-A 4K Camera for Racing Coverage of The Queen’s Plate mercoledì, 20 Agosto 2014 - 09:47 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - 6 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Toronto, Ontario--August 20, 2014) Kicking off the 2014 season of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack hosted The Queen’s Plate Stakes last month. The event is the longest continuously run stakes race in North America, and this year marked its 155th anniversary. To ensure not a moment of horseracing action was missed, production of the event included use of FOR-A’s FT-ONE 4K variable frame rate camera, used in conjunction with FOR-A’s ZE-ONE 4K extraction system. “We used the FT-ONE to give us a slow-motion replay of the finish for our biggest race of the year, and the camera gave us exactly what we were looking for,” said Andrew Barnhardt, Broadcast Technical Supervisor of the Woodbine Entertainment Group. “With the FOR-A's 4K extraction system, we could select the desired HD framing from the 4K raster to get exactly the shot we wanted.”
On Native GroundA 40 Year-Old Question May Be Answered Nov. 2 giovedì, 21 Agosto 2014 - 03:41 AM - 1 Month, 1 ago - 6 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 27, 2010, 6:35PM -- Ariana Huffington says she is bringing 10,000 people with her on 200 buses that leave Flushing, New York, at 6AM Saturday morning, Oct. 30, for the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., from 1 TO 3PM ET on Saturday afternoon.