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Barnfind USA to Demonstrate Frame at InfoComm 2019 that Simplifies System Design with Fiber Transport, Routing, Distribution and Conversion in One Convenient Package

Company strengthens support for Pro AV market with flexible, future-proof solutions North Carolina – (May 14, 2019) — Barnfind USA, the USA-based support, service and sales arm of Barnfind Technologies, is strengthening its support of the pro-AV market by bringing a host of new technologies and solutions to InfoComm 2019 (Booth 469), the largest event in North America focused on the pro-AV industry. The heart of Barnfind’s booth will be centered around its new BTF1-41 Frame that eases design and installation issues by combining copper-to-fiber (and visa-versa) coversion, signal routing and distribution into one convenient 12G-SDI/HDMI 2.0 compliant package. Barnfind, an ...

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DigitalGlue Expands Globecast’s Signal Monitoring Capabilities with Additional Support for 92 HEVC Channels

Company enhances existing TAG Multiviewer/Monitoring system to meet growing demands of global service provider Atlanta, GA – May 14, 2019 – DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider, has enhanced Globecast’s monitoring capabilities by adding an additional 92 channels to the global solution provider’s existing TAG Multiviewer and monitoring system located in the Company’s Culver City, CA Media Center. The new channels, all HEVC signals, were deployed to meet the diverse needs of Globecast’s substantial and growing customer base. “Monitoring the health and quality of its signals is a critical function for Globecast, a company that helps ...

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Clear-Com Demonstrates Flexibility of Communications Solutions at InfoComm 2019

At InfoComm 2019, Clear-Com® will present a range of products from its broad portfolio of professional communication solutions, including wireless and mobile IP solutions for all kinds of workflows, whether for use on a cruise ship, in a house of worship, a global music tour, or a corporate event. Visitors to Booth 6755 will see the latest version of LQ® Series Audio-over-IP interfaces, which enable users to bring their IP-based intercom wherever they go by networking geographically-dispersed audio and communications devices of any brand or technology type over secure LAN, WAN or even the public internet. The LQ Series also allows users ...

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ICS-JMR Debuts DriveLock Write-Protect Data Acquisition and Analysis Tool

Compact, portable write-protect hardware tool for acquiring, viewing and analyzing data without risk of deleting or modifying a drive’s data Intelligent Computer Solutions Inc. (ICS) and JMR Electronics, the exclusive ICS contract manufacturer, announced today the general availability of their latest product offering, DriveLockTM USB-C to SATA data acquisition and analysis tool. The all-new USB-C to SATA DriveLock is designed exclusively for data analysis applications, providing a compact, portable and easy-to-use write-protect hardware tool for acquiring, viewing and analyzing data in a secure environment without the risk of deleting or modifying the drive’s data. The DriveLock tool is the newest member ...

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Jeremy Sawyer Returns to Light Iron

Light Iron, a Panavision company, has announced Jeremy Sawyer is returning to its Los Angeles facility as a senior colorist. The highly regarded Sawyer brings over 20 years of color finishing experience to his role. He joins Light Iron’s formidable talent roster as the facility manages a growing list of feature and episodic projects. Sawyer previously worked at Light Iron from 2015 to 2018 on such notable projects as I’m Dying Up Here, Easy, The First, Goliath, Mr. Mercedes, and The Walking Dead. His extensive skills in post as well as a passion for photography bring a unique aesthetic to ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section Hosts 2nd Annual Career Day

College students seeking technical careers get insights and advice from industry leaders. LOS ANGELES — University students from across Southern California met at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on April 27 to learn about technical careers in the media and entertainment industry at the 2nd annual Career Day, produced by the Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling. The day-long event included speeches, roundtables, and panel discussions with industry leaders offering expert advice on employment opportunities, job-seeking strategies, mentoring programs and trends in technology across cinema, television, games and virtual reality. Event sponsors ...

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InfoComm 2019: Broadcast Pix Emphasizes IP with New Integrated Production Switcher, PTZ Camera Control

Chelmsford, Mass. – May 16, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ will emphasize its IP-based solutions next month at InfoComm 2019 (Booth 2091) in Orlando, Fla., by demonstrating its newest integrated production switcher, BPswitch IX, as well as its new Version 7.5 software with expanded IP control capabilities and its new RCC IP camera control panel. “IP has quickly become a cornerstone of the professional AV marketplace, and Broadcast Pix has introduced the best solutions for IP-based multi-camera productions,” explained Tony Mastantuono, product manager for Broadcast Pix. “BPswitch IX offers the flexibility to control and switch IP, wireless, and legacy SDI ...

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Cinematic Media Teams with Academy Award-Nominated Sound Editor Martín Hernández to Launch Sound Services

Post house is adding six state-of-the-art sound stages to services film and television productions in Mexico. MEXICO CITY—Cinematic Media, Mexico City’s largest, full-service post-production facility focused on television and cinema content, is teaming with two-time Academy Award-nominated supervising sound editor Martín Hernández to bring Hollywood-caliber sound services to Mexico. Hernández, sound supervisor for such films as The Revenant, Birdman and Pan’s Labyrinth, is overseeing construction of a new sound division at Cinematic Media. When complete, it will feature six sound editorial and mixing stages, each with state-of-the-art Avid Pro Tools systems, and each certified for Dolby Atmos sound production. Construction ...

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Killer Tracks Launches New Production Music Series ‘In Reality’

Original music collection created for unscripted television to launch with ten albums. SANTA MONICA — Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music company, today announced the launch of In Reality, a new production music label focused on songs for unscripted television. The new label debuts with ten albums of original tracks specially created for all reality television genres and spanning an array of musical styles, emotions and scenarios. The entire catalog is being supervised by Killer Tracks Executive Producer Ryan Perez-Daple, who has produced more than 300 of the company’s top-performing albums. In Reality’s new releases are available immediately for ...

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VFX Legion Creates 100+ VFX for ‘Madam Secretary’

VFX Legion Creates 100+ VFX for ‘Madam Secretary’ The LA/B.C.-Based Company Created All of the Visual Effects for the Political Drama’s Fifth Season and Releases a VFX Breakdown Reel Showcasing Some of the Most Challenging CG Shots Crafted for the CBS Series. VFX Legion recently wrapped the visual effects for the fifth season of the CBS’s series, ‘Madam Secretary.’ The LA and B.C.-based company assembled a team of over 30 artists to craft more than 100 visual effects for the show. The broad range of work includes a range of computer-generated shots, from large-scale green screens, and matte paintings to ...

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Grass Valley Taps Additional Remote Production Expertise with New Appointment

MONTREAL – 8:00 EST May 16, 2019 – Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has strengthened its remote production strategy, a key growth area for the company, with the appointment of Larissa Goerner as director of advanced live solutions. Based in Breda, Goerner will leverage her past experience of working with a number of major broadcast vendors to further cement Grass Valley as the industry frontrunner in remote/at-home production. Prior to her appointment at Grass Valley, Goerner was part of the CTO team and strategic product manager with media solutions provider Net Insight. She has held several broadcast vendor roles in R&D, marketing, product management ...

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InsysGO OTT platform with machine learning identification

Insys Video Technologies Automates Celebrity Identification and Inappropriate Content Detection through API Integration with Amazon Rekognition

Using machine learning, new option for full-featured OTT platform helps operators shield viewers from sensitive content without manual effort and enhances searchability May 16, 2019 — Dübendorf, Switzerland: Insys Video Technologies has added powerful new capabilities to its comprehensive, over-the-top (OTT) video solutions that enable automated identification of celebrities and detection of inappropriate content in catch-up TV programming and on-demand video libraries. Viewers can find clips featuring a particular celebrity and jump to the exact point in the show where that person appears, while nudity and violence can be automatically flagged and blurred. OTT video services enable media organizations to ...

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Dejero Announces Support for SMPTE ST 2110

WayPoint 204 receiver makes IP transition easier for broadcasters embracing SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards Waterloo, Ontario, May 15, 2019 — Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has launched the WayPoint 204 receiver that supports SMPTE ST 2110 for customers who are in the process of shifting their infrastructures and workflows to IP. Launched at NAB 2019 as the first Dejero product to support the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards for professional media industries, WayPoint 204 reconstructs video transported over ...

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Media Links Partners with IISN Systems for Korean Broadcast Market at KOBA 2019

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology announces its distribution partnership for the Korean broadcast market with leading systems integrator, IISN Systems Co., Ltd. Together, Media Links and IISN Systems (based in Seoul, South Korea) will be exhibiting a range of solutions and professional services for the IP transport market at the upcoming Korea International Broadcast Audio & Lighting Equipment Show (KOBA 2019), in Seoul, Korea on booth C435. “Our partnership with IISN Systems expresses our commitment to the Korean broadcast market as well as the growth and opportunities we see in the region,” comments Toshiyuki ...

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Varun Patel Joins LYNX Technik as Product Manager

LYNX Technik AG®, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, announced today that Varun Patel has joined the management team as Product Manager for the entire range of LYNX solutions including the award-winning greenMachine® software-based signal processing platform, yellobrik® throw-down interfaces, and Series 5000® (with APPolo software) rack and card-based solutions. In his role, Varun will be responsible for managing the product management strategies and roadmap for the company, helping to assess customer & market needs and deliver the exceptional quality solutions that LYNX Technik is known worldwide for. Varun will also work closely with ...

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Goldcrest Post Names Domenic Rom as Managing Director

NEW YORK CITY—Domenic Rom, a longtime fixture of New York’s post-production industry, has joined Goldcrest Post as Managing Director. Rom will oversee operations, drive sales and pursue growth strategies for Goldcrest, one of the largest independent providers of post services for film and television on the East Coast. He previously served as president and general manager of Deluxe TV Post Production Services. Rom’s appointment was announced by Goldcrest Films owner and executive director Nick Quested, who cited Rom’s experience and deep ties to the post production community in New York and beyond. “Domenic is a visionary leader who brings a ...

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Hitachi Kokusai Wins Best of Show Award from TV Technology for SK-HD1800 Studio and Mobile Production Camera at NAB 2019

New camera system combines superior quality, extensive feature set and flexible support for evolving industry trends at cost-effective pricing Woodbury, NY, May 15, 2019 — The new SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) was honored at the 2019 NAB Show with a Best of Show Award from Future plc publication TV Technology. The feature-packed SK-HD1800 combines the advanced CMOS imaging technology first implemented in Hitachi Kokusai’s popular Z-HD5500 camera – itself a previous Best of Show Award winner – with a motorized, remote filter wheel to deliver impeccable image quality for mobile ...

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Marshall Electronics CV420-CS Now Supports HDR

ORLANDO, MAY 15, 2019 – Marshall Electronics introduces High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for its CV420-CS, a compact true 4K60 camera, at InfoComm 2019 (Booth 3725). Built around a 12.4-Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch sensor, the Marshall CV420-CS delivers crisp, clear 4096x2160p video with vibrant colors and fast frame rates. Now with support for HDR, the CV420-CS provides a heightened dynamic picture quality, with better contrasts between bright white and dark black, producing a more realistic image quality. The CV420-CS is suitable for use in live events, where large projection screens require true 4K resolution image capture and HDR capabilities, as well ...

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