Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, Texas marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 06:09 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema Auditorium Features Powerful Combination of Auro 11.1 by Barco and Christie’s Immersive Line Array Technology (Cypress, California--April 8, 2014) Christie®, a dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art "Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema" auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas. The 282-seat premium auditorium, which includes Auro 11.1 by Barco audio platform, features a huge, wall-to-wall screen and plush seating for maximum comfort; and now, Christie’s leading-edge immersive line array technology that makes every seat the best seat in the house.
Sennheiser Supports Dante™ marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 06:03 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2014) At NAB 2014, audio specialist Sennheiser [Booth C3217] has announced its support for the Dante™ multi-channel audio networking standard. “By joining this standard, we will be able to optimally cater to our customers in the broadcasting and live sound worlds,” explained Claus Menke, Head of Portfolio Management Pro for Sennheiser’s Professional Division. The first product to make use of the network technology will be the company’s Digital 9000 wireless microphone system. A Dante-enabled expansion card for the receiver will be launched in summer 2014. Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG signed the Dante License Agreement with Audinate Pty Ltd at the end of March, just ahead of NAB. In 2013, Sennheiser had signed the RAVENNA Partnership Agreement with ALC NetworX GmbH, following in the footsteps of its subsidiary Georg Neumann GmbH. Sennheiser has also been a member of the AVnu Alliance since 2010.
iZotope Nectar® Elements Now Shipping in Sony Vegas™ Pro 13 marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 05:56 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2014) iZotope, Inc, a leading audio technology company, has again partnered with Sony Creative Software to provide Nectar Elements as part of Sony’s Vegas Pro 13 video production environment. Nectar Elements, a vocal processing plug-in, is built on an easy-to-use interface, intuitive controls, and extensive preset system for processing vocals quickly to professional results. “At iZotope , we understand how difficult it can be to produce professional sounding dialogue,” said Scott Simon, Business Development Manager for iZotope. “We designed Nectar Elements to make it easier to enhance any recorded dialogue. Our audio technologies are now a standard in media production and we’re excited to offer Nectar Elements as part of Sony Vegas Pro 13.”
Light Of Day Adds Jen Milano as Executive Producer marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 05:33 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, New York--April 8, 2014) NY-based VFX and production shop Light of Day adds Jen Milano as Executive Producer. Coming to Light of Day from Fluid NY, Milano will leverage both a wealth of experience as a post producer and a background of hands-on experience as an editor and artist. She has worked with such top clients as NY Lotto, Travelocity, GameStop, Ford, Pier 1 and Fiat, among numerous others. Her technical stills encompass a vast understanding of the post production process, including expertise in such software as Avid, Autodesk and Final Cut. Notes Light of Day Co-Founder Charles Nordeen, “Jen strengthens our company in a dynamic way, bringing to the mix an element that fortifies team unity and drives productivity on a whole new level.”
Tekserve Makes Shared 4K Broadcast Production a Reality at NAB 2014 marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 05:27 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Tekserve to Demonstrate Complete Video Workflows Leveraging the Extreme Bandwidth of the NetApp E-Series and EF550 Storage Arrays (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2014) Tekserve, a leading provider of technology solutions for creative professionals in a variety of markets, will demonstrate a complete video workflow solution at NetApp’s NAB booth (SL9510), featuring the new NetApp E-5500 series and EF550 all-flash array.
Building On Record 2013, Hiccup Media Expands With New Talent And Redesigned Company Web Site marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 05:24 PM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Full Service Creative Content Shop Celebrates Eight Years with Renewed Corporate Growth Strategy Emphasizing Winning Formula as Resource For Agencies And Client-Direct (new York, New York--April 8, 2014) In 2006 when former agency producer Rob Simone and editor/director Michael Cruz decided to abandon their successful careers at top ad agencies like Grey Worldwide, and BBDO to start Hiccup Media, they envisioned the company as a one-of-a-kind full-service boutique – a small, yet nimble resource, offering clients an array of services including creative strategy, content production and post. Eight years later, not only is the business model they pioneered now the norm, but Hiccup is again ahead of the curve thanks to the addition of noted international fashion director John Poliquin, and a redesigned website that highlights the approach, the clients and the work that is the basis of Hiccup’s success.
DTS and Unified Streaming Expand Support for Layered Audio to Include HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 09:11 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Calabasas, California--April 8, 2014) DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions, and Unified Streaming, a provider of cross-platform video streaming technologies, collaboratively announced today an extension of their existing relationship to incorporate the DTS Layered Audio Stream Reconstruction SDK into the Unified Streaming Platform to encompass support for HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming. At NAB 2013, Unified Streaming and DTS announced their first collaboration involving the DTS-HD Layered Audio codec, specifically for MPEG-DASH. By adding support for the DTS Layered Audio Stream Reconstruction SDK, streaming services will now be able to realize the full benefits of using the DTS-HD Layered Audio technology as an efficient adaptive bit-rate solution via the industry's three leading streaming protocols, including HLS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming and MPEG-DASH.
DTS Announces DTS-HD Immersive Audio To Be Added To DIVX Software marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 09:06 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Calabasas, California--April 8, 2014) DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that it is partnering with DivX, an innovator of digital video solutions, to integrate DTS-HD® audio encoding and decoding into the upcoming DivX® 10 software release. This collaboration introduces the first software product that enables the creation and playback of DivX video, in HEVC up to 4K, featuring DTS-HD audio on both Windows and Mac. In addition to DivX Player and DivX Converter supporting DTS-HD audio, the latest version of DivX Web Player will also support video streaming with DTS-HD audio to any web browser. "Adding DTS-HD Master Audio as a plug-in for DivX software provides consumers a seamless solution to create and enjoy studio-quality audio in their high-quality DivX videos, including HEVC up to 4K," said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX, LLC.
“Longmire” Becomes the First Show to Implement MTI Film’s New Portable Dailies Solution CORTEX CarryOn marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 07:25 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The hit A&E series adds MTI Film’s turn-key onset dailies and media management system for a more stable and efficient workflow. (Hollywood, California--April 8, 2014) The producers of the A&E drama Longmire have selected MTI Film’s new CORTEX CarryOn as their onset media management tool for season three. The CarryOn provides on-set color, camera file offload and backup, and serves as the starting point for tracing media and metadata from the set through dailies and into post.
Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) Names Evan Hall Project Manager marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 02:28 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Orlando, Florida--April 7, 2014) Professional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound Company and experts in supplying and supporting wireless systems for live and broadcast events, is pleased to announce that Evan Hall has been hired as project manager. Hall will oversee and coordinate frequencies for a variety of PWS events that require the expert frequency coordination and management needed in today’s congested RF landscape. He will be an integral part of the development of future plans focusing on all PWS’ business divisions: Live Events, Broadcast, Music Festivals, Design Services, Product Manufacturing and Business Development. “Evan’s wealth of industry knowledge and experience in managing audio and wireless for large events will be a great asset to PWS,” says PWS General Manager Jim Van Winkle. “Evan will be called upon to make a positive impact on our business, as well as help grow and maintain PWS’ standing as an industry leader. We are pleased to welcome him to the team.”
Fraunhofer HHI Presents High-Efficiency, Full HD, Real-Time HEVC Encoding and Decoding at NAB 2014 marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 02:25 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The Fraunhofer HHI Real-Time Software Encoder Demonstrates a Significant Bit Rate Reduction for Full HD Video at 60Hz (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) NAB Booth #C7843 - The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI, a leader in the development of mobile and fixed broadband communication networks, multimedia systems, image processing and 3D, is showcasing its real-time encoding and decoding solutions for the recently established H.265/MPEG-HEVC video coding standard (HEVC) at this year’s NAB. The solutions on display include the Fraunhofer HHI HEVC real-time software encoder and HEVC real-time software decoder.
Fraunhofer HHI Enhances Cost-Effective Hybrid 3D Production with Trifocal Camera System marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 02:21 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Fraunhofer HHI presents first After Effects plug-ins for generation of 3D from trifocal camera system at NAB 2014 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) NAB booth #C7843 - The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI, a leader in the development of mobile and fixed broadband communication networks, multimedia systems, image processing and 3D, today announced the first software environment leveraging Adobe After Effects plug-ins for trifocal camera systems. This improves the workflow for flexible 3D production and makes it even more cost effective, making it possible to produce 3D cinematography with only slightly more effort than is needed for 2D. At NAB 2014, Fraunhofer HHI is showcasing the plug-ins together with its trifocal camera developed in association with Walt Disney Production Technology, Burbank, and ARRI, Munich.
HP Streamlines Remote Content Creation, Solves Storage Bottleneck with Industry First Offerings marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 02:17 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Palo Alto, California--April 7, 2014) HP today announced two workstation-industry firsts, updates to its virtual workstation and real-time collaboration software to enable remote workstation productivity from a Windows 8 tablet and a solution to solve the storage bottleneck for customers creating large data files. HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS) 7.0 enables real-time collaboration between multiple users simultaneously, delivering workstation-class productivity with little to no loss of performance. By turning swipes into hot keys, gestures into control keys and pinches into zooms—along with a precision onscreen mouse that uses the entire screen as a track pad—HP RGS 7.0 increases productivity for remote users of touch PCs or Windows 8 tablets, including the new HP ElitePad 1000.
MultiDyne® Increases Interoperability and Flexibility for Fiber Transport Applications With The Dingo™ marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 01:46 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Platform Provides Seamless Communication Between openGear® Cards and MultiDyne Field Fiber Solutions, Streamlining Fiber Transport Operations (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) MultiDyne®, a leading provider of fiber-optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, today announced The Dingo™, a new fiber transport platform that enables interoperability between portable and fixed infrastructure equipment, bringing unprecedented flexibility to the field of fiber transport. Available in three compatible formats, The Dingo platform offers seamless communication between openGear® products and other fiber transport equipment — both in the studio or truck and in the field, streamlining fiber transport operations.
BT Media and Broadcast (BT M&B) and Pacific Television Center (PacTV) Strike Network Sharing Deal marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 01:41 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York &, London--April 7, 2014) BT Media and Broadcast, the global media services division of BT Plc, and PacTV, the transmission and live production provider to the global broadcast industry, today announced that each would be offering the world-wide reach and services of the other to their customers in a new network collaboration arrangement. The agreement will see both organisations drawing on the network assets and resources of the other to provide truly end to end content distribution solutions for global TV and film companies. For BT, this will mean the ability to extend the existing reach of its Global Media Network (GMN) further into the America’s. Meanwhile, PacTV will be able to extend its capability into Europe and Asia using BT’s GMN footprint.
LOOK Effects Produced the Visual Effects for AMC’s "TURN" marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 01:33 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--April 7, 2014) LOOK Effects is proud to say that they have produced all the visual effects for AMC’s new period drama, TURN, which aired last night, Sunday, April 6th, at 9:00 pm EST. Based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington’s Spies , TURN tells the little-known story of America’s first spy ring. Set during the Revolutionary War, TURN centers on Abe Woodhull ( Jamie Bell ), a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island who bands together with his childhood friends to form the Culper Ring -- an unlikely team of secret agents who, not only went on to help George Washington turn the tide of the war, but also gave birth to modern spycraft. The series, from AMC Studios, is written by showrunner Craig Silverstein ( Nikita ) and executive produced by Barry Josephson ( Bones, Enchanted ) from Josephson Entertainment.
Vocas to Show Its Latest products at the NAB Show in Las Vegas marted́, 08 Aprile 2014 - 01:19 AM - 2 , 2 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Highlights Include New MB-435 and MB-455 matte boxes and BP-18 19mm Dovetail Rail Support. (Hilversum, The Netherlands--April 7, 2014) Vocas Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional quality camera accessories, will showcase its latest line-up of matte boxes, rail supports, focus controllers and other products at NAB 2014 (Stand C10518).