Sound Devices 664 Production Mixer Infiltrates Broadcast And Production Markets luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 10:46 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Flagship Mixer Features an Unprecedented Amount of I/O Connectivity and Recording Flexibility (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, reports that its 664 Production Mixer has been well-received by the industry, achieving strong sales since its introduction less than a year ago. Having made its official debut at IBC 2012, the Sound Devices 664 will be exhibited at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C2849). It builds upon the powerful features of the company’s best-selling line of field and production mixers, and offers expanded input/output connectivity and recording capabilities, along with greater flexibility and ease of use.
Cinnafilm Tachyon Expanding to Vidispine MAM System luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 10:44 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Albuquerque, New Mexico--April 8, 2013) Cinnafilm announced it will be expanding its award-winning standards transcoding software, Tachyon, into Vidispine's broad-reaching Media Asset Management (MAM) solution, providing users the ability to access Cinnafilm's top shelf image processing conversion technology in a powerful digital management environment. Vidispine serves as a framework or central repository for organizing different types of digital assets and manages a centralized workflow process across federated databases. The Vidispine MAM is completely software-based and includes built-in ingest and transcoding capabilities to handle many different standard formats.
Imagineer Systems and CoreMelt Announce New Final Cut Plug-in at NAB2013: SliceX powered by mocha luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 10:22 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Imagineer to Preview New mocha 3.2 with Added Internationalization and Localization, and Support for Contour ShuttlePro (Guildford, United Kingdom--April 8, 2013) Imagineer Systems (http://www.imagineersystems.com), creators of the Academy Award winning mocha Planar Tracking technology, and CoreMelt (http://www.coremelt.com) today announced a new Final Cut Pro X masking plug-in, SliceX powered by mocha. This new version of SliceX comes as a result of a strategic partnership between Imagineer Systems and CoreMelt, resulting in the integration of Imagineer’s award winning Planar Tracker into CoreMelt’s shape masking tool.
Broadcast Pix Debuts Granite X Series luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 10:08 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Large Live Production Systems with End-to-End Integration (Billerica, Massachusetts--April 8, 2013) Broadcast Pix™ today announced its Granite X Series of live video production systems, which will be unveiled at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth SL6324) that runs April 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for large-scale live productions and accessing cloud-based content, its new hardware and software enhance integration from ingest to delivery.
Matrox Announces Support for the Next Version of Adobe Professional Video Editing Tools luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 10:04 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Matrox MXO2 family of I/O devices and Matrox Mojito MAX I/O card will be tightly integrated with the next version of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade, including the Adobe Mercury Transmit feature. (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Matrox® Video today announced support for the upcoming release of Adobe® professional video editing tools, including Adobe Mercury Transmit for Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade™, with the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX™ I/O card. The award-winning Matrox I/O products provide broadcast-quality video and audio input, output and monitoring to enable traditional tape-based workflows including deck control for frame-accurate batch capture and print-to-tape. They are also the only I/O solutions on the market that let users encode H.264 files for delivery to the web, iPad® and iPhone® up to five times faster than software alone without sacrificing quality. In addition, MXO2 devices provide cross-platform Mac® and Windows® support and are still the only solutions that connect anywhere, Mac and PC, via Thunderbolt™, PCIe® or ExpressCard/34®—with the same versatile unit. WYSIWYG support for Adobe After Effects® and Adobe Photoshop® will also be provided.
Matrox Launches World's First Live Streaming Appliance Under $1000 that Simultaneously Records a Blu-ray Quality Video File—Matrox Monarch HD luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:47 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Matrox® Video today announced Matrox Monarch HD™, a small, easy-to-use video streaming and recording appliance priced at just $995. Matrox Monarch HD is designed for professional video producers who need to simultaneously stream a live event and record a Blu-ray quality version for post-event editing. It overcomes the limitations of today’s content delivery networks that only allow recording and archiving at the lower quality available while streaming by providing two independent delivery channels in an integrated unit. From any HDMI input source such as a camera or switcher, Matrox Monarch HD generates an H.264-encoded stream compliant with RTSP or RTMP protocol. While encoding the video at bitrates suitable for live streaming, Matrox Monarch HD simultaneously records a high-quality MP4 file to an SD card, a USB drive, or a network-mapped drive. Matrox Monarch HD is remotely controlled using any computer or mobile device with a web browser.
Camera Corps TO DEBUT Q-Ball Compatibility with Vinten Radamec CP4 control system AT 2013 NAB SHOW luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:40 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Vitec Videocom Companies Offer Integrated Robotics, Appealing to Wider User Base (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Camera Corps and Vinten Radamec, Vitec Group Companies, are pleased to announce that they will demonstrate compatibility between their popular Camera Corps Q-Ball robotic camera system and the Vinten Radamec® CP4 control system at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C6032). Q-Ball offers a robust, high-level mini-cam system with excellent performance in the most demanding remote camera applications. Compatibility with the new CP4 control system offers users enhanced camera options for new and existing installations.
Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Prices for Universal Videohub Family luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:39 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price on its popular Universal Videohub family of card based broadcast routers. Universal Videohub is an advanced card based routing system that lets customers mix and match cards and chassis frames to build advanced technology routers. Universal Videohub features the latest 3G-SDI technology and auto switches between SD/HD, RGB 4:4:4 and 2K SDI video formats. Multiple video formats can be routed simultaneously without being restricted to only a set number of inputs and outputs that support particular resolutions and bandwidth. Universal Videohub features SDI re clocking, RS-422 control ports for each cross point, ethernet and serial router crosspoint control, redundant crosspoint cards and redundant power supplies.
Qube Cinema Partners with Quantel and Barco to Demo 4K Mastering in Canon’s Booth at NAB 2013 luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:34 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Provides a Seamless Connection Between the Camera and the Big Screen (Burbank, California--April 8, 2013) Qube Cinema will provide its XP-I server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB), with Quad 3G inputs, to Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, for its 4K Digital Intermediate (DI) theater at NAB 2013. The 4K DI theater will demonstrate a seamless pipeline from reviewing uncompressed 4K image files from the Canon EOS C500 4K digital camera, through the Quantel Pablo Rio high-end color and finishing suite with new 4K output, to the Qube Xi 4K IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Attendees to Canon’s booth will be able to see a live demonstration where 4K images will be reviewed, color graded at 4K in real time and review 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector.
Blackmagic Design Announces World’s First 6G-SDI Products Are Shipping! luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:33 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow HyperDeck Studio Pro, UltraStudio 4K and DeckLink 4K Extreme including 6G-SDI connections are shipping and support Ultra HD! (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced that it has adopted 6G-SDI video for multiple products, including some that are already shipping. This 6G-SDI has been included when these products were originally shipped with software now being released to add the 6G-SDI Ultra HD formats to these products.
Qube Cinema to Unveil QubeMaster Xport 2.0 at NAB luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:31 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Faster Digital Cinema Mastering in an Affordable Package for Mac OS X Users (Burbank, California--April 8, 2013) Qube Cinema will present the new version of QubeMaster Xport at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, April 8-11. QubeMaster Xport 2.0 offers powerful multithreaded CPU optimization with Qube's proven 64-bit encoding pipeline and support for SMPTE DCPs on the Mac OS X platform. With QubeMaster Xport 2.0, Apple Compressor users can now experience faster than real-time encoding of 2K DCPs and greatly accelerate the speed of 4K DCP mastering.
NVIDIA Accelerates Creative Workflows at NAB 2013 luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:21 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New NVIDIA GRID Visual Computing Appliance Featured Among Demos for Broadcasters, Visual Effects Artists and Animators (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) NVIDIA is showcasing how professionals creating and distributing content can accelerate their workflows using the latest GPU technologies and partner software in booth SL3905 and throughout the conference at NAB 2013.
Autodesk and Technicolor Sign Enterprise Technology Agreement luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:17 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Enterprise Agreement Provides Flexible Global Access to Autodesk Product Portfolio Including Creative Finishing (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced an enterprise technology agreement with Technicolor at this year’s National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) Show in Las Vegas. The deal includes flexible global access to Autodesk’s entire technology portfolio to help meet Technicolor’s needs, as well as global priority support and consulting services.
AJA Launches New Mini-Converters at NAB 2013 luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:10 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Hi5-4K Enables 4K Display Monitoring; ROI Incorporates Computer Signals into Video Workflows (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) NAB Conference, Booth SL3816, AJA Video Systemstoday announced its new Hi5-4K and ROI Mini-Converters, powerful and portable devices that harness AJA’s proven technology for streamlining broadcast and post production workflows.
Hitachi-LG Data Storage and Optical Vaults Announce Worldwide Joint Sales and Marketing Agreement luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 09:00 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Optical Vaults to Sell and Integrate Hitachi-LG Data Storage Enterprise-Class BDL 500 Blu-ray Disc Optical Archiving System Worldwide (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Booth #C154: Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. (HLDS), a joint company of Hitachi, Ltd. And LG Electronics, Inc., and Optical Vaults, a leading optical storage technology and services company, today announced a joint sales and marketing agreement in which Optical Vaults will sell, integrate, and service the enterprise-class HLDS Blu-ray Disc (BD) Optical Archiving System.
TMD enhances post workflows luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 08:59 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (NAB 2013, Las Vegas--April 8, 2013) Booth N3425: With increasing pressure to deliver more content to more platforms in less time for less money, TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, is focusing on improving workflows for post production and broadcast packaging. NAB 2013 sees extensions to the post production functionality in Mediaflex, TMD’s asset management and workflow platform, to deliver collaborative efficiencies. The system underpins the complete business-level processes, from wish lists, make lists and projects through to review, approvals and distribution packaging. Workflows can be designed and developed easily by users, and managed from a web or cloud-based desktop. For business process automation and analytics a complete audit trail is available, along with dashboard and reporting capabilities.
AJA Announces OEM Relationship With FilmLight; Supports FilmLight FLIP With Multi-Channel I/O On KONA 3G luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 08:52 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Visit AJA at booth #SL 3816 (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Today at NAB 2013, AJA Video Systems announced an OEM relationship with FilmLight through which its KONA 3G capture and playback card will support multi-channel ingest and playout for FilmLight’s new FLIP real-time image processor. FilmLight will bundle AJA’s KONA 3G as part of FLIP, which is designed to take the power of complex Baselight color correction live on set. Leveraging KONA 3G, FLIP users will be able to easily preview the color grading of live raw footage with a range of HD video I/O channel combinations and can set FLIP to record or playback multiple HD-SDI streams such as 1 in and 3 out, 2 in and 2 out, 3 in and 1 out.
Atomos Announces Connect AC Converters luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 08:47 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow No more 'wall-warts' with Connect AC H2S & Connect AC S2H (Melbourne, Australia--April 8, 2013) Atomos, creator of award-winning field recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the acclaimed Connect converters, announces two new Connect converters, Connect AC H2S and Connect AC S2H, at NAB 2013. (8-11 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C8218).
Clear-Com Debuts Latest Matrix Frame For Eclipse HX Range at The 2013 NAb Show luned́, 08 Aprile 2013 - 08:40 PM - 1 Month, 1 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New HX-Delta Frame Offers High Performance Across Multiple Production Spaces (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communications systems, will debut the newest addition to its line of Eclipse HX Digital Matrix Systems, the Eclipse HX-Delta Matrix Frame, at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C8008). The Eclipse HX-Delta offers the connectivity and high capacity of a larger matrix system in a 3RU frame, giving broadcasters more flexible installation options.