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SKAA-Enabled Dillinger Labs Helix Wireless Headphones Now Available for Pre-Order

Typical 10 Hour Battery Life, High Fidelity Headphones are Ideal for Long Listening Sessions in Studio, Live Sound, as Well as on Planes and Trains, in Car, Home Theater and Gaming Environments, and More EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 19, 2018 – SKAA-enabled wireless high fidelity. Sexy design and feel. Ditch Bluetooth unreliability. Affordable. Seriously, what’s not to love? Eleven Engineering, Inc. (www.elevenengineering.com), a market leader in semiconductor products for wireless audio for home theater, multi-room, portable, professional, 12 Volt (car, truck, motorcycle, power sports, marine) and gaming applications is proud to announce that its much anticipated SKAA-enabled Dillinger Labs Helix ...

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Sponsors Announced for MPSE and CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament

Annual entertainment sound fundraising event slated for October 14. Studio City, California –  The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the Editors Guild, Formosa Group and NBCUniversal are among the official sponsors of the annual MPSE & CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament scheduled for October 14, 2018 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. Co-hosted by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) the popular event brings together professionals from across the world of entertainment sound. It is also a significant charitable event with proceeds benefitting MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund, which provides ...

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DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel Used for Grading Rumor Woman

Tokyo, Japan — September 19, 2018 – Blackmagic Design announced today that DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel were used for the color grading of BS Japan’s popular drama series “Rumor Woman.” The show is based on writer Hideo Okuda’s novel “Rumor woman,” and includes famous Japanese actors such as Adachi Rika, Nakamura Shunsuke and Tayama Ryousei. Voice recording, editing, audio mixing and color grading was handled by Tokyo based Bull Inc. Bull Inc. also is involved with post production on a number of other drama works for networks such as TBS,TV Asahi, as well as production and post for sports broadcast and film production. Bull Inc. used ...

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Open Cyber University of Korea Upgrades Production Suites with Blackmagic Design

Singapore – September 13, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Open Cyber University of Korea has upgraded their web focused production suites with Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 2M/E Production Studio 4Ks and ATEM 1M/E Broadcast Panels. The upgrade was done to provide an easy to use and reliable production suite for the University’s teaching faculty to record and stream lessons on a day to day basis. Open Cyber University of Korea is the largest academic exchange center in the country, holding at least 400 lectures every year to 120,000 students and delivering lessons through their website has been key to their ...

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Flash Film Works Creates Visual Effects for Alpha with Fusion Studio

Fremont, CA – September 18, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based visual effects (VFX) company Flash Film Works used its VFX and motion graphics software, Fusion Studio, on Studio 8’s action adventure drama Alpha. An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, Alpha tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best friend. While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man, Keda, is injured and must learn to survive alone in the wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, Alpha, the pair learn to rely ...

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2018 Student Heritage Awards Nominees Revealed by ASC

Contenders for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 2018 Student Heritage Awards have been unveiled today by the organization. Designed to inspire the next generation, the awards recognize graduate, undergraduate and documentary cinematography students for their exceptional work. The 13 nominees this year hail from 10 universities nationwide, and winners will be announced October 13. The ASC Student Heritage Awards also celebrate the memory of an exceptional cinematographer and are re-named each year in honor of esteemed ASC members. This year’s Undergraduate Award is named in honor of Gerald Hirschfeld, ASC and the Graduate Award honors Sol Negrin, ASC. The ...

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Zylia to Host Pop-Up Recording Studio and Audio Recording Seminar at World of Bluegrass

Bluegrass Musicians Will Get Their First Chance to Record Using Brand-New ZYLIA ZM-1 for Single-Mic Recording and Sound-Source Separation POZNAN, Poland — Sept. 19, 2018 — Zylia, the Poland-based manufacturer of audio recording technologies, will host a pop-up recording studio at World of Bluegrass, Sept. 25-29 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. When musicians at the show bring their bandmates and instruments to the unique Zylia studio, they can record with the remarkable new ZYLIA ZM-1, an innovative new device for single-mic recording and sound-source separation. Tomasz Żernicki, co-founder and chief technology officer of Zylia, will lead ...

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GOAAAAAL!! Media Leaders Score with Amazon Web Services in Comprehensive Coverage of World’s Most Popular Sports Event

Antel, Globosat, izzi, ORF, SBS, Telemundo Deportes powered by NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media, and TV Azteca Enhance Live Streaming with Features such as 4K HDR, Ad Personalization, and End-to-end Cloud Video Delivery Portland, Oregon, USA – Sept. 18, 2018 – Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that leading national broadcast rights holders, pay TV providers, and sports programmers used AWS, including AWS Elemental Media Services, to power live streamed experiences as an estimated 3.4 billion people watched the 2018 football tournament that concluded earlier this summer. AWS Elemental solutions were also used in the central equipment room ...

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Ooyala Optimizes SUPER RTL’s OTT Service with Ooyala Flex Media Platform and Microsoft Azure

Ooyala and LOGIC Partner to Streamline Video Operations for Network Co-Owned by Disney and German Media Giant RTL Ooyala is streamlining video operations for SUPER RTL, a joint venture of RTL Group and Disney, with the Ooyala Flex Media Platform — a video  content supply chain solution being used by innovative content owners worldwide to simplify millions of video workflows. Ooyala’s flexible and configurable content supply chain optimization platform automates tasks, simplifies workflows and speeds up the time-to-market for content creators and distributors. Ooyala is delivering an end-to-end solution with Germany-based LOGIC media solutions GmbH, built using Microsoft Azure Media ...

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Ooyala Flex Media Platform to Support Interoperable Master Format for Simpler Workflows, Lower Costs and Time-to-market

Ooyala Among First Media-Technology Firms to Provide Support for Important SMPTE-Developed Standard Across All Stages of Content Value Chain  Ooyala will provide extended support for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) with the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Ooyala’s flexible and configurable content supply chain optimization platform that automates tasks, simplifies workflows and speeds up the time-to-market for content creators and distributors. With IMF support, customers of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform — the world’s fastest growing media asset management and workflow automation solution being used by the world’s most innovative content owners to simplify millions of video workflows — can significantly ...

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New Strategic Partners Ooyala and ODMedia Streamline Video Processing abd Global Delivery

  Alliance Powers New One-Stop Solution to Get Content onto Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube and Other Platforms Easily, Meeting All Regional Requirements ODMedia Signs up for Ooyala Flex Media Platform to Streamline Operations Ooyala has collaborated with the ODMedia Group on a new strategic partnership, integrating ODMedia’s video localization and delivery capabilities with Ooyala’s video production, management, distribution and monetization services. The strategic partnership is a major step in helping content owners reach global audiences and markets realizing new revenues more quickly. The combination of Ooyala’s Flex Media Platform and ODMedia Group’s established position as preferred delivery partner with most ...

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DPA Microphones Chalks Up Impressive Sales Results In Germany

DPA Microphones’ philosophy of getting closer to dealers and customers has paid dividends in Germany where its new dedicated sales team and reorganized partner structure is achieving results that have exceeded the company’s initial expectations by far. The new company structure and the introduction of new products such as DPA’s CORE by DPA amplifier technology has led to this very positive reaction from the German market. To consolidate this success, DPA has launched a dedicated German website – www.dpamicrophones.de – that addresses this important market in its native language and focuses on news, new product information, case studies and local ...

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Killer Tracks’ Mark Rome to Take Part in Production Music Conference Competition

Director of the library’s music department will take part in an on-the-spot competition to find the perfect track. SANTA MONICA, Calif.—  Mark Rome, Director of the Music Department at Killer Tracks, will put his wide-ranging musical knowledge to the test in a Battle of the Music Directors event at next month’s PMA’s Production Music Conference in Hollywood. Rome will compete with music directors from other libraries to fill a brief provided by veteran music supervisors Maggie Phillips and Jason Markey. The directors will have just five minutes to prepare playlists and present them in front of a live audience. After ...

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Anevia Partners with Viaccess-Orca to Provide Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming Solution

Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, is partnering with Viaccess-Orca to provide audiences with an ultra-low latency live streaming solution which they are showcasing at this year’s IBC.   The collaboration will see Anevia provide the encoder side of the solution, while Viaccess-Orca, a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, part of the Orange Group, will be supplying the secure video player.   The combination of Anevia and Viaccess-Orca software has been optimised and integrated to reduce latency and allow streaming at as close to real time ...

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Anevia Partners with Red Bee Media to Deliver Low Latency Managed OTT Services

Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, has partnered with Red Bee Media to deliver low latency managed OTT services that enable any company, no matter their content or audience, to launch their own OTT channel within minutes. Anevia’s Genova Live software video encoder is a key part of Red Bee Media’s modular OTT platform, built on a microservices architecture that is operated in the Cloud to provide both flexibility and scalability. The solution was one of the first deployments of a Dockerized OTT video streaming services for live events and was used when Red Bee Media ...

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Video Clarity at IBC2018

Video Clarity ClearView 9.0 Now With NIQE No-Reference Metric Making its European debut at IBC2018 is ClearView 9.0, the latest software release for Video Clarity’s ClearView line of video quality analyzers. Driven by customer input, version 9.0 provides several new features that help day-to-day users save time and get more utility from their existing ClearView systems. One major update is NIQE, a new high-performance, no-reference metric that provides accurate quality measurement when a source reference is not available — as is often the case in today’s cloud-based delivery workflows. Other new features include 12-bit video image support for file import, ...

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Gearhouse Broadcast adds more Grass Valley 4K cameras to its German inventory

Gearhouse Broadcast, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has purchased more UHD and IP-ready Grass Valley LDX 86N cameras for its German business. They will be used by Gearhouse Broadcast Germany, previously known as Genesis Broadcast Services before it was acquired and rebranded by Gearhouse Broadcast’s parent company Gravity Media Group in March this year. The purchase further cements Gearhouse’s position as a supplier of UHD and IP-ready equipment. This is the second wave of Grass Valley cameras that Gearhouse Broadcast Germany has purchased this year, with the ...

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DPA Delivers Exquisite Sound With Its Tiniest Ever Microphone Capsules

In direct response to feedback from the theatre, film and television industries, DPA Microphones is adding to its d:screet™ and d:fine™ ranges by introducing its smallest ever high end pro audio microphone capsule. Launching in September 2018, the d:screet CORE 6060 and 6061 Subminiature Microphones and the d:fine CORE 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone are just three millimetres in diameter – two millimetres smaller than DPA’s existing 4000 series of miniature microphone products. While they may be small, they pack a powerful punch in terms of performance as all three incorporate the company’s recently launched CORE by DPA microphone technology that ...

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