TSL Products Immerses Sports Fans, Documentary Watchers And Music Lovers With Its Soundfield Surround Solutions AT CCW 2013 giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 09:55 PM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, United States--November 7, 2013) TSL Products, manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing, audio monitoring, tally/studio-control systems and power management solutions for the broadcast industry, will display an array of its SoundField products at CCW 2013 (Booth 1342). Surround sound microphones and processors form its SoundField range, including the DSF-B Digital Broadcast System, the ST450 Portable Microphone System, the DSF-1 Digital Performance Microphone System, and the UPM-1 Upmix Processor. The DSF-B Digital Broadcast System , consisting of a DSF-2 surround microphone, DSF-2 controller and DSF-3 processor, can generate multi-channel audio from a single point source. The microphone parameters can be controlled remotely using the DSF-2 controller, including orientation, angle, pickup pattern and rotation. This is critical for sound engineers covering a large-scale broadcast event, be it a world cup soccer game or an audience-based talent show. Any adjustments can be made in the studio or OB truck without physically resetting the microphone position.
Clear-Com Links Two WFMZ-TV Facilities with Intercom Over IP Connectivity giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 08:55 PM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Station Employs Eclipse-Median and Concert to Help Employees Collaborate between Main Facility and Reporting Bureau (Allentown, Pennsylvania--November 7, 2013) Clear-Com® today is pleased to announce that WFMZ-TV, an independently owned TV station in Allentown, Pennsylvania has successfully implemented a full-scale Eclipse® digital matrix intercom system and the Concert™ Software Solution over an IP connection. Production team members at this station can now collaborate efficiently and seamlessly with crew members at the station’s remote reporting bureau several miles away.
Final Cut Pro X Toolkit Released by FxFactory giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 07:55 PM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Boston based Noise Industries announces XEffects Toolkit from Idustrial Revolution. Created exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, XEffects Toolkit is a pack of 53 highly advanced utility plugins and tools designed to be the most fully featured and helpful set of tools on the market. Designed to perform complex visual tasks in Final Cut Pro quickly and easily, the toolkit is perfect for work such as documentary, news or sport, and serves as the best medium to polish corporate and event productions. (Boston, Massachusetts--November 7, 2013) Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, recently announced the release of XEffects Toolkit from Idustrial Revolution. Created exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, XEffects Toolkit is a pack of 53 highly advanced utility plugins and tools designed to be the most fully featured and helpful set of tools on the market. The toolkit is perfect for work such as documentary, news or sport, and it also serves as the best medium to polish corporate and event productions.
2013 NATEXPO Show Softron Media Services Booth A6 – ProVideo Systems giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 10:55 AM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Brussels, Belgium--November 7, 2013) Softron products will be showed at NATEXPO 2009 in Moscow from 17th until 20th of November at the All-Russian Exhibition Center. Our master reseller SVGA (System Video Graphics Alliance) will be showing our solutions. “At NATEXPO 2013, we are releasing our playout solutions OnTheAir Video and OnTheAir Node with the totally new Smart Playout Engine – seen for the first time in this region. We are also announcing the next big evolution of MovieRecorder with the Smart Record Engine. All the Softron products are phasing out of the QuickTime era and are ready for the future using new technologies to bring even more codecs, efficiency and flexibility.”— Daniel Tapie, CEO
NextComputing Unveils New High-Performance Workstation for Content Creation Professionals giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 09:55 AM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Compact, mini-tower workstation offers ultimate balance of processing, storage for working unhindered with high-resolution imagery (Nashua, New Hampshire--November 7, 2013) NextComputing, a leading manufacturer of small footprint, high-performance workstations and servers, has announced the Nucleus EXP - the latest and most powerful addition yet to its Nucleus family of workstation computers. The Nucleus EXP features a mini-tower chassis housing dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series processors, up to twenty (20) internal 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (Solid State Drives), and support for three high-end, dual-width graphics cards. These unique capabilities allow creative professionals working with high-resolution imagery such as 4K and 6K video to work fluidly in real time, freeing them from restrictive and time-consuming workflows.
ATTO and Netstor Announce SAS Expander JBOD NS390S-8026 Compatibility with 16G Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID Controller giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 08:55 AM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Taipei, Taiwan--November 7, 2013) ATTO Technology, Inc. and Netstor are pleased to announce compatibility between the Netstor 5U 48-bay 6G SAS Expander storage, NS390S-8026, and ATTO's FastStream™ SC 9000 Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID controller. The seamless integration of ATTO's RAID storage controller with the NS390S-8026 allows users to quickly access large storage capacity via speedy 16Gbps FC ports, sustaining bandwidth up to 1300MB/s that supports 4K video file transfers and is qualified for storage to serve as a data center with RAID protection over a high-speed Fibre Channel SAN. The Netstor 48-bay SAS Expander JBOD is a large high-density mass storage with the highest performance that ensures long-term data reliability, integrity, and stability; the NS390S-8026 also features SAS daisy-chain function supporting multiple enclosures with capability of growing capacity up to 128 HDDs. Also, ATTO's Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA RAID controller enables real-time operations that require low latency for high-performing collaborative workflows. Easy to set up, the FastStream SC 9000 may be combined with Netstor SAS Expander JBOD to make 16G Fibre Channel connectivity immediately available to the NS390S-8026.
Aspera to showcase digital media workflow and broadcast IT solutions at Inter BEE 2013 giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 07:25 AM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Tokyo, Japan--November 7, 2013) Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will showcase a complete portfolio of high-speed data transfer software and automation solutions for the broadcast and media industries, at Japan’s International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE) in Tokyo on November 13-15. Aspera will demonstrate its high-speed transfer solutions on the booth of its Japanese partner, CTCSP Corporation (hall 8, booth #8301). Aspera’s comprehensive portfolio of high-speed file transfer and automation software enables broadcasters and media enterprises, including Amana Group, NHK, Tokyo Broadcasting, Sony Music, Panasonic, Fujitsu and NTT, to deploy on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid infrastructures for complex media workflows. Aspera will showcase its latest innovations based on its Emmy® award-winning fasp™ high-speed transfer technology, including:
Leading Visualization Services House PROOF Inc. Bolsters International Presence in Australia and Europe giovedý, 07 Novembre 2013 - 06:25 AM - 4 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--November 7, 2013) Proof Inc., one of the film industry's leading visualization services houses, is actively bolstering its international presence. The announcement was made by Ron Frankel, Proof 's founder and Creative Director. Proof Australia is the new name for the company’s production facility in Sydney, Australia. The facility is currently working on “Gods of Egypt,” directed by Alex Proyas. Prior to the formal opening of an Australia office, Proof had worked in that country on earlier films which included “I Frankenstein,” “The Ruins,” and “Charlotte’s Web.”
SSL Broadcast Equipment Demonstration Vehicle And New Products featured at CCW 2013 mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 11:25 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New LMS-16 Multi-Channel Loudness Metering System and MADI-Dante Bridge Demonstrated on Truck (New York, United States--November 6, 2013) Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced tools for audio professionals, is pleased to announce that its Broadcast Equipment Demonstration Vehicle will be a featured attraction at Content & Communications World 2013 (CCW Booth 900). The custom designed mobile production vehicle features SSL’s C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console and associated routing and I/O solutions in conjunction with the key audio and video monitoring and communications systems required for a modern broadcast production facility. In addition, two new product releases will be showcased in the vehicle: The ‘LMS-16’ Multi-Channel Loudness and True Peak Metering System and the MADI-Dante Bridge.
Portland Community TV Station Streamlines Workflow with Tightrope Media Systems mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 10:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Cablecast servers simplify multichannel playout, on-air branding and remote operations (St. Paul, Minnesota--November 6, 2013) Portland, Maine’s community television network CTN operates on a modest budget like most non-profit, public access TV stations. The station delivers on its mission to support, strengthen and enrich the local community with help from a lean, dedicated staff; and a cost-efficient, reliable workflow featuring Tightrope Media Systems server and automation technology.
Ender's Game: The Set-to-Screen Colour Pipeline mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 10:00 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow With 1500 VFX plates, 900 final VFX shots and 350,000 R3D source VFX frames spread across more than a year's work and a hundred different people, Light Iron colorist and co-founder Ian Vertovec and CEO Michael Cioni needed to create an efficient data management and color pipeline for Ender's Game. In this case study, Light Iron takes you step by step through the collaboration and innovation that fueled this demanding project. http://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/Light-Iron_Enders-Game.php
New Pomfort Silverstack 3.3 Update With ARRIRAW And Transcoding mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 09:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The latest Silverstack 3.3 update includes real-time playback and metadata support of ARRI Alexa RAW sequences and comes with a brand new “First Look Transcoding” functionality that enables the efficient conversion of e.g. RAW sequences or other professional camera formats into QuickTime ProRes and H.264. (München, Germany--November 6, 2013) Pomfort, a global provider of professional solutions for data and color management on the film set, today releases a new update to its flagship software product Silverstack. The new Silverstack 3.3 adds real-time playback and metadata support both for ARRI AlexaTM RAW and for CinemaDNG RAW sequences – allowing an efficient quality check of footage directly at the film set, and enabling the organization and preparation of clips on the basis of technical and descriptive metadata in the Silverstack library.
Camera Corps Q-Ball and MiniZoom generate fright night excitement for smash hit 'Release the Hounds' mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 08:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (London, United Kingdom--November 6, 2013) Q-Ball and MiniZoom remotely controlled equipment from Camera Corps, a Vitec Group company with long experience in designing speciality camera systems, were used with great success in a new one-hour-format television show broadcast by UK TV on Halloween. It is also now viewable on YouTube. 'Release the Hounds' combines horror and humour with scream-out-loud moments. The UK version is hosted by television and radio presenter Reggie Yates. Images show stills from 'Release the Hounds' including a Camera Corps Q-Ball head concealed in the scarecrow head at lower left, plus an undisguised Q-Ball.
Aspera Continues International Expansion With Two New Partnerships mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 07:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Germany’s Netorium and South Africa’s Breakpoint extend the availability of Aspera’s leading high-speed file transfer technology within the EMEA market (Emeryville, California--November 6, 2013) Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced channel partnerships with leading German solution provider Netorium and South Africa-based company Breakpoint. Both Netorium and Breakpoint will be selling Aspera’s portfolio of high-speed file transfer solutions, broadening their offerings and expanding Aspera’s market reach.
Sound Devices Latest Firmware Adds Additional Inputs To 664 Production Mixer mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 06:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Unit offers 12 Analog Inputs and 16 Recording Tracks (Reedsburg, Wisconsin--November 6, 2013) Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, continues its tradition of adding significant features to its products through regular firmware updates. The latest update, Version 2.00 for its flagship 664 Production Mixer, unlocks six additional line-level inputs on this already powerful field mixer. The 664 now offers 12 analog inputs and 16-track recording without requiring the CL-6 Input Controller.
Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) Savors The Moment At Inaugural Life Is Beautiful Festival mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 05:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow On-Site Expert Team Ensures Interference-Free RF Coverage for Two-Day Celebration (Las Vegas, Nevada--November 6, 2013) When the first-ever Life Is Beautiful music, art and food festival, took over 15 square blocks of downtown Las Vegas on Oct. 26th and 27th, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) was on location providing frequency coordination for the more than 80 musical acts, performers and media outlets throughout the two-day celebration.
Director Stuart Douglas Returns to the U.S. Via Original mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 04:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--November 6, 2013) British commercials director Stuart Douglas, whose work for such brands as Coca-Cola, Nike, Sony, Carlsberg and Guinness has won worldwide acclaim, has signed with Original for exclusive representation in the United States. It marks the first time in more than a decade that Douglas has focused on the American market. Douglas has won numerous international advertising awards for a style of directing that uses such tools as cinematic lighting, impressionistic portraiture and meticulous art direction to tell intimate, emotionally-driven stories. His work includes a global campaign for Jeep, via J. Walter Thompson, Milan, promoting the brand’s full line of SUVs and marking its 70th anniversary. Titled Never Adapt , the campaign features sweeping, cinematic portraits of people engaged in extraordinary activities to support “Jeep’s core values of freedom, adventure, authenticity, passion and uniqueness.”
Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Showcases Complete Line Of Best-Selling RF Central Microlite Transmitters At CCW 2013 mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 03:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Full Range of Connectivity Options On Display (New York, United States--November 6, 2013) Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment, and Military, Aerospace & Government markets, showcases its complete family of RF Central microLite HD Transmitters at Content & Communications World 2013 (CCW Booth 1011). Comprising the RF Central microLite HD camera-top Transmitter and two RF Central microLite HD camera-back transmitters including the Anton/Bauer and V-Clip mount options, the complete microLite family of HD transmitters offers a full range of docking options for compatibility with nearly every camera on the market.
Matrox Maevex PowerStream API Enables Highly Customized, Third-Party Application Development for Maevex H.264 Encoder and Decoder Devices mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 02:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Highly anticipated API allows customers to integrate the entire Maevex Powerstream software feature set while delivering exceptional-quality, 1080p 60 video over IP (Montreal, Canada--November 6, 2013) Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced a new Matrox Maevex™ PowerStream™ API enabling third-party software development to manage Maevex H.264 encoders and decoders. The API offers developers complete access to the PowerStream software feature set to facilitate development of customized control applications based on customer project requirements. The PowerStream API will be available to select partners in CQ1 2014. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Matrox to obtain the preliminary API documentation and provide feedback ahead of the full API 1.0 launch.
Videolines Elevates Western Mobile Production With Ikegami HDK-79E And HDK-77EX Cameras mercoledý, 06 Novembre 2013 - 01:55 PM - 4 , 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Utah-Based Provider Produces World Class Video for Small Events with 16 Ikegami Cameras On its HD-1, HD-2, and HD-3 Trucks (Maywood, New Jersey--November 6, 2013) Smaller events require their own custom-tailored mobile production solutions, and the Utah-based provider Videolines has built up a dedicated following in the Western states for its cost-effective approach. To produce world-class video for college and high school athletics, conferences, and more, Videolines depends on Ikegami HDK-79E and HDK-77EX HD multi-format CCD camera systems.