Clear-Com Unveils New LINQ Product Line At IBC 2014 venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 10:25 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow - New Product family underlines Clear-Com’s continuing leadership in linking technology for connecting audio and communications systems over IP networks - (Alameda, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) At IBC 2014 Clear-Com® will introduce the LINQ™ product line. LINQ interfaces are compact devices that enable connection of two-wire partyline with call signaling and four-wire audio over LAN, WAN or Internet IP infrastructures. Based on Clear-Com’s patented I.V.-Core technology, LINQ provides the industry with the next step in intercom/audio linking technology.
Announcing the First Mobile Workflow Server for Creative Professionals: The ProMAX Platform Portable venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 10:18 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Groundbreaking Portable Server Advances Mobile Collaboration and Enables New On-Set Workflows (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) From the IBC Show floor today, ProMAX Systems, the manufacturer of Platform modular workflow servers, high-performance ONE editing workstations and Cache-A archival appliances, has announced its latest new product: The Platform Portable. This revolutionary portable server is set to establish an entirely new product category by enabling mobile collaborative workflows for on-set video production and post-production. Platform Portable allows creative groups to connect their existing attached storage devices and transform them into a simple, yet sophisticated, shared editing environment. ProMAX will be demonstrating the Platform Portable’s progressive system features, and taking advance orders for the Portable at the ProMAX exhibit booth 7K01a at the IBC Show in Amsterdam, today through September 16th.
Big Pic Media Becomes U.K. Reseller for Cinnafilm® Tachyon® Wormhole™ Retiming Solution venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 10:16 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Powered by Wohler RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™, File-Based Solution Automates Retiming up to Plus or Minus 10 Percent of Runtime (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Wohler Technologies today announced that Big Pic Media will serve as the U.K. distributor for the Cinnafilm® Tachyon® Wormhole™ automated file-based retiming solution. Based upon the RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™, the Tachyon Wormhole solution offers content producers the ability to shorten or lengthen content by as much as 10 percent of its runtime while preserving not only video and audio quality, but also closed caption integrity.
IBC 2014: Facilis Delivers TerraBlock Integration for NewTek Multi-Camera Live Video Production Tools venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 09:44 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Joins NewTek Developer Network to Bring Advanced Shared Storage Capabilities to TriCaster and 3Play Customers (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Conference Stand 7.E08 – At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, Facilis Technology announced that it has aligned with NewTek to provide TerraBlock shared storage support for NewTek's TriCaster multi-camera live video production systems, as well as its 3Play integrated sports solutions. As a result of the collaboration, Facilis is now part of the expanding NewTek Developer Network, affording NewTek customers the flexibility to record and play out multiple live-streams simultaneously, using an industry-leading multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage server that supports both 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet.
7 Deadly Sins (with Zak Mulligan and Matt Allard) on the Go Creative Show venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:28 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Interview with Award-winning Cinematographer Zak Mulligan (Boston, Massachusetts--September 12, 2014) Zak Mulligan is an award winning cinematographer and director of photography for countless feature films, music videos, commercials and more. His latest project, the Morgan Spurlock documentary series “7 Deadly Sins” is possibly one of the most visually stunning documentary shows on tv. In this episode of the "Go Creative Show", Zak and Ben Consoli discuss Zak's Academy Award nominated film “Open Heart” and his experiences screening a film at Sundance. They also cover Zak's vast commercial and music video career as well as his advice for aspiring cinematographers. And of course, they will dive deep into his gear package and geek out about cameras, lighting and more.
Grass Valley and Aspera Team up to Offer High-Speed File Transfer for GV STRATUS venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:22 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Montreal--September 12, 2014) As part of its ongoing commitment to open standards architecture, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Aspera, an IBM Company, have teamed up to expand the file transfer capabilities of GV STRATUS. With Aspera’s FASP transport technology, video files will now transfer more quickly, reliably and securely between broadcasters, content owners and service providers regardless of transfer distances, file sizes or network conditions. Aspera’s FASP transport technology is a proven standard for the high-speed movement of large files or large collections of files over wide area networks (WANs), without the delays and risks of shipping physical media across the world, or the slow, unreliable and insecure FTP transfers. The integration of Aspera’s FASP directly into the GV STRATUS platform provides fast and secure content ingest so customers can get productions running quickly and more smoothly than ever before. Demonstrations of this new solution will be provided at IBC 2014 at Grass Valley’s booth, Hall 1: Stand D11.
Grass Valley and Masstech Integrate GV STRATUS with Masstech Media Management for Fast, Efficient Archiving and Restoring venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:19 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Eliminates disruptions in newsrooms and other production workflows by providing search, preview and restore of archived content from within GV STRATUS (Montreal--September 12, 2014) At IBC 2014, Grass Valley, a Belden brand, will demonstrate the integration of GV STRATUS with Masstech media management solutions to create a seamless workflow for archiving and repurposing high-resolution assets. GV STRATUS users will have a complete, integral toolset, including a unique workflow for news, to efficiently archive and restore content between K2 Summit 3G media servers and storage units and archive systems managed by Masstech. The GV STRATUS and Masstech solution also makes it easy to move assets for production in and out of the system and between different systems to different locations, helping to make greater use of valuable content.
Grass Valley Debuts New Products at IBC 2014 venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:15 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow CopperHead, EDIUS, iControl and K-Frame to all be featured (Montreal--September 12, 2014) Visitors to IBC 2014 will see a number of new products and solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. In addition to the full portfolio of proven solutions for broadcasters and media companies, Grass Valley will demonstrate CopperHead 3430AP, iControl Virtual Machine, the latest version of EDIUS 7.4 multiformat nonlinear editing software, and a sneak peek of the new K-Frame Sports package for Karrera Video Production Center—all being shown for the first time at the event. These products, which exemplify Grass Valley’s commitment to helping its customers remain future-ready, will be on display in Hall 1, Stand D11.
Grass Valley Exhibits Video over IP and Cloud-Enabled Playout Solutions at IBC 2014 venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:12 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Montreal--September 12, 2014) Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will exhibit two solutions at IBC 2014 that are designed to help broadcast facilities expand their services without increasing costs. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about Grass Valley’s gateway to IP and cloud-enabled playout solutions, shown for the first time to the European market at IBC. Paving the way to an IP-enabled future, Grass Valley will showcase the new NVISION 8500 Router IP Gateway at IBC, expanding upon its IP presence in multiviewer, ingest, playout, modular and monitoring products. This enables broadcasters to gradually transition from SDI to IP without changing their entire routing switcher infrastructure and workflow.
Telestream Announces Windows Support for Switch venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:09 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Version 1.5 of the Playback, Inspection and Conversion Tool to Support Windows as well as Mac OS X (Nevada City, California--September 12, 2014) Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced a Microsoft Windows-compatible version of Switch – the multiformat media player that provides professionals with everything they need to play, inspect, and correct their media in one, easy-to-use professional tool. Already available for Mac OS X, Switch version 1.5 will be demonstrated on booth 7.C21 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam September 12-16, and will be available for purchase in Q4 2014.
ITV Selects Telestream for Multi-platform Workflow Solutions venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:07 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Telestream Transcoding Helps ITV Implement the DPP Strategy (Nevada City, California--September 12, 2014) Telestream® (IBC stand 7.C12), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the completion of a strategic project with UK-based free to air commercial broadcaster, ITV. Designated content delivery modernisation (CDM), the project positions Telestream’s Vantage transcoding platform at the heart of ITV’s file-based workflow. Adopting Vantage in this way enables ITV to achieve time and cost efficiencies across the business and exploit its content across multiple delivery platforms.
Met Film Post Brings on SNS EVO as Central Hub for Production Workflow venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 08:00 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Studio Network Solutions’ EVO Shared Storage Server Supplies Collaborative and Cost-Efficient Workflow Solution for UK’s Award-Winning Met Film (September 12, 2014) Based at Ealing Studios in London, the oldest continuously working film studio in the world, Met Film Post is one-third of one of the UK’s most remarkable film organizations, Met Film. Met Film combines three leading-edge companies, Met Film School, Met Film Production and Met Film Post. By providing hands-on, professional experience for students, award-winning productions and front line post-production technology services, the vanguard organization creates a unique and a symbiotic working setting for aspiring filmmakers and established experts.
Avid Reinforces Strategic Leadership and Community Engagement with Amsterdam Event venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 04:20 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow First European gathering of the Avid Customer Association underscores the worldwide momentum of Avid Everywhere; provides forum to address the media industry’s most strategic issues (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced that Avid Connect Europe, the European gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA), is now under way at Hotel Okura in Amsterdam. With hundreds of broadcast, pro video, and pro audio leaders, technology and creative professionals, and industry influencers in attendance, Avid Connect Europe extends the strategic leadership and engagement that began just five months ago with the oversubscribed global inaugural event in Las Vegas.
Avid Everywhere Continues to Lead the Media Industry with Further Delivery of Product and Service Innovations venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 04:17 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow At IBC 2014, Avid reveals new platform solutions and services that uniquely address the most strategic challenges of broadcast, pro video, and pro audio professionals (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced a series of significant product and services innovations delivering the next phase of Avid Everywhere™, the company’s strategic vision for the media and entertainment industry, centered on connecting creative professionals and media organizations with their audiences in more powerful, efficient, collaborative, and profitable ways. The company introduced new innovations to the Avid MediaCentral Platform and its associated modular application suites.
New Avid Global Services Initiative Sets Higher Service Standard for the Media Industry venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 03:59 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Company introduces “The Avid Advantage,” underscoring commitment to helping customers maximize and accelerate the value of Avid Everywhere in their environment (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Avid® (OTC: AVID) today launched The Avid Advantage, a major service and delivery initiative delivered by a newly formed Avid Global Services organization. The Avid Advantage is a key element of Avid Everywhere™, and represents an unprecedented approach that sets a higher standard for service across the industry. With this program, Avid is rolling out a host of expanded and flexible services, support, and education programs to help customers maximize and accelerate the return on their investment with complete flexibility, and deepen their joint collaboration with Avid. The company aims to provide customers with the ongoing expertise and assistance they need to ensure continued success.
Avid Everywhere Brings Resolution Independence to Film and Television Production venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 03:41 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Media Composer | Software in the Avid Artist Suite will enable video professionals to quickly and efficiently acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced an update for Media Composer® | Software that will allow video professionals to acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media faster and more efficiently than ever, whether working on premises or in the cloud. Leveraging the newly announced Avid Resolution Independence architecture, Media Composer will offer the most complete and flexible end-to-end workflow for file-based editing of any resolution, helping content creators deliver higher quality content in more collaborative, powerful, and efficient ways—a key element of Avid Everywhere.
Avid Everywhere Redefines Live Sound and Studio Production Workflows venerd́, 12 Settembre 2014 - 03:38 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Company unveils new compact live system in the Avid Artist Suite, providing unprecedented versatility, reliability and value for stage, studio and beyond (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced the Avid VENUE | S3L-X compact live sound system, building on the success of the Avid | S3L system to deliver on the Avid Everywhere™ vision. With the new system, live sound professionals can more easily meet the increasing scope, size, complexity, and diversity of today’s live sound requirements. Avid VENUE | S3L-X enables engineers to mix and record live shows with unrivaled power and efficiency, and create new material or mix down live recordings for commercial purposes.