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Autoscript Introduces iPad Prompting For WinPlus-IP

LONDON — Sept. 6, 2018 — Autoscript, the world’s leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, today launched iEVO — a unique application that allows one or more iPads to be connected directly to WinPlus-IP prompting software and used as teleprompter monitors, additional reference monitors, or operator preview monitors in any location on the network. By purchasing a WP-i licence for WinPlus-IP, users can connect and display a prompted script on an iPad to provide a reliable, portable monitor for operators and talent. When connected to WinPlus-IP, Autoscript’s fully IP-enabled prompting solution, an iPad with the iEVO app will ...

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Celebrating 15 Years of Change

By Nick Pearce-Tomenius, Co-founder and Sales and Marketing Director, Object Matrix  Fifteen years ago, Jon Morgan asked me to join him in a journey to create a company that would revolutionise storage as we knew it. Myself and Jon decided that it was time to develop our own vision. We had foreseen the exponential growth of data volumes, and felt that we could develop a company that could successfully meet the challenges that would undoubtedly come with such an explosion of content. Fifteen years on and that same industry has changed a great deal, as has the company, and with ...

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Legendary Windmill Lane Post Facility Opts for EditShare EFS Tiered Storage

Iconic end-to-end post production facility remedies siloed storage pools and disparate workflows with XStream EFS scale out shared storage, EFS near-line and Flow media asset management Basingstoke, UK — September 6, 2018 – EditShare® a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, AQC and media management solutions, announced today that end-to-end full service post production facility Windmill Lane has invested in the XStream EFS scale out storage platform and Flow media asset management. The facility, whose portfolio includes commercial brands such as Virgin Mobile, Tesla, Toyota; feature films such as Terminal, starring Margot Robbie and Miss Julie, starring Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell; and ...

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IBC News: Appear TV Showcases Full Spectrum X-Series

AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 – Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and streaming high-quality video, will showcase its high-capacity, ultra-low latency X-Series platform at IBC (Stand 1.C61). The X-Series (X10/X20) offers the complete spectrum of encoding codecs, and helps broadcasters adopt the many benefits of an IP-centric operation in their own timeframe and with extreme simplicity. The X10 and X20 platforms offer a programmable option with modules that easily alternate between SDI and IP in either the compressed or lightly-compressed domain. This modularity further demonstrates Appear’s commitment to easing the transition to IP ...

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Upgrade of nangu.TV Platform and Launch of Orange Sport Channel in Record Time

  nangu.TV, the pioneering media platform provider for IPTV and OTT services, has unveiled a new OTT set-top box service, run on the nangu.TV platform in cooperation with Orange Slovensko. Recently launched in the Slovak market, the new solution allows Orange customers to watch Orange TV via its online service including the new premium Orange Sport sports channels at any location with internet access on standard TV sets. The platform installation was extended with new components customized for local requirements of the Slovak market and infrastructure. nangu.TV further enhanced its streaming components, which, along with previously implemented geographic redundancy with ...

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Imagine Communications, SpotX and THEO Technologies Showcase Complete Ad Delivery Ecosystem at IBC2018

  Integrated, best-of-breed platform enables seamless delivery of ads to OTT and linear broadcast screens   [DALLAS, 06 September 2018] – At IBC2018 (14-18 September 2018, Amsterdam), Imagine Communications, SpotX and THEO Technologies will demonstrate a complete, best-of-breed ecosystem that enables media companies to monetize inventory, create campaigns, play video on every device and platform, and deliver ads to IP-connected devices, addressable TV, and traditional linear broadcast screens from unified campaign and delivery silos. The integrated, end-to-end ad delivery platform will be demonstrated at Imagine Communications’ stand at the Amtrium, #4.A01.   “Imagine Communications is committed to open, standards-based innovation ...

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MOG presents Vizzi Online Video Platform at IBC 2018

MOG presents Vizzi Online Video Platform at IBC 2018   An online video platform with full support for 360    [Maia, 06 September 2018] MOG Technologies, the worldwide supplier of end-to-end solutions for professional media unveils today one of the highlights at this year IBC Show. Vizzi is an all-in-one solution to publish, distribute, manage and monetize media contents. The new solution will be showcased at this year IBC, booth 7.A27. MOG believes that implementing an OTT platform does not need to be a complicated process. With Vizzi, organizations get an end-to-end solution that covers every aspect of the OTT ...

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Bluefish444 partner with ClassX at IBC Show 2018

KRONOS-integrated broadcast graphics workflow with LiveBoard North Melbourne, Australia, September 6, 2018 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards and mini converters, will be demonstrating Epoch and KRONOS video hardware with ClassX software at IBC Show 2018. ClassX LiveBoard is a robust broadcast graphics content creation and playout tool, allowing for fast and powerful 2D, 3D graphics within a single environment. With template-based graphics, real-time PIP effects, drag and drop interface, built-in automation and an incredible number of graphical plugins, LiveBoard is an all-in-one solution in the ...

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Paywizard partners with Verimatrix to enable pre-emptive approach to QoE

Paywizard partners with Verimatrix to enable pay-TV operators to proactively engage customers experiencing QoE issues   Paywizard research shows contacting customer service with problems is one of the biggest pain points in the operator-subscriber relationship Partnership integrates Verimatrix Verspective® RT with Paywizard’s subscriber intelligence platform – Singula™ Extends Singula’s single customer view to include real-time updates on quality of service so operators can pre-emptively reach out to subscribers facing issues London, 6th, September, 2018 – Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has today announced that it has partnered with Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for ...

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ACCESS and ZEASN partner for next gen Smart TV experiences

ACCESS and ZEASN usher in next gen Smart TV experiences The collaboration combines ACCESS’ expertise in connected entertainment with ZEASN’s smart TV app store and embedded WhaleOS   Oberhausen, Germany, 6 September 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD and Beijing ZEASN Information Tech CO. (ZEASN), today announced a joint solution that turns Smart TVs into entertainment hubs. The collaboration capitalizes on the connectivity features of Smart TVs to offer a smart digital library and apps, while enabling the entertainment industry to easily manage their custom apps, statistics and revenue.   “Smart TVs have changed radically over the past twelve months, becoming much more intuitive to ...

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Turner International Argentina Deploys Mediaproxy Software-based Broadcast Compliance and Monitoring

Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions for compliance, monitoring and analysis, has announced that Turner International Argentina has chosen its software-based solution for compliance logging and real-time broadcast monitoring. Based in Buenos Aires, Turner International Argentina, a subsidiary of Time Warner, produces and distributes a diverse portfolio of news, entertainment, and sports content including CNN en Español, the Warner Channel and the Cartoon Network to over 56 million homes across Latin America. In ensuring regulatory compliance and quality of service, Turner International Argentina has chosen LogServer for logging and monitoring 95 channels over IP. LogServer is Mediaproxy’s ...

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Giuseppe Angilello Joins Riedel as Sales Manager in Italy

WUPPERTAL, Germany — Sept. 5, 2018 — Riedel Communications today announced that Giuseppe Angilello has joined the company as Sales Manager for Italy. Charged with expanding Riedel’s sales and rental businesses serving the Italian broadcast and AV markets, Angilello reports directly to Maribel Román, Riedel’s General Manager for South Europe. Angilello joins Riedel from Avid Technology Italy, where he served for almost a decade in channel sales and business-channel development roles. While at Avid Italy, he was ranked No. 1 channel sales manager for Southern Europe in 2017 for closing sight-unseen sales of newly released products. Prior to Avid, Angilello ...

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DVB to Demonstrate State-of-the-Art Hybrid Media Delivery at IBC2018

GENEVA, Switzerland — Sept. 5, 2018 —  DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, today announced that it will showcase best-of-breed hybrid media delivery at IBC2018, 14-18 September in Amsterdam at stand 1.D81. By specifying systems for seamless media delivery across all platforms and formats, including linear and on-demand, broadcast and OTT, mobile, HD and UHD, DVB ensures that the industry can deliver high-quality content to every screen. “At IBC, we will show how DVB specifications are already making OTT delivery of audiovisual content just as user-friendly as ...

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RTW Welcomes Thomas Valter as New Director of Product Management and Marketing

AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters and monitoring devices for professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Valter as the company’s new Director of Product Management and Marketing. Valter, who has more than 20 years of experience in the audio industry, will be at IBC 2018 (RTW Stand 8.D89). “I am pleased to be joining RTW, a highly focused, professional and strong brand,” says Valter. “I look forward to taking part in further developing and strengthening the company’s position within the ever-changing global broadcast ...

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Klover Products Makes IBC Debut as Part of International Expansion Strategy

AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 – Klover Products™, designer and manufacturer of live sports audio and video production equipment, will present its Klover MiK™ parabolic microphone equipment and accessories, and Klear Shot™ compressed gas lens cleaner to a worldwide audience at the 2018 IBC Show (Stand 8.A72). As part of the company’s worldwide expansion strategy, this is the first time Klover will have a presence at the IBC show. “Our live-action demo of the Klear Shot and side-by-side auditory comparisons of our trio of Klover MiK options are sure to catch the attention of both videographers and audio experts working in ...

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Multicom Entertainment Group Employs Cintel Scanner for Film Restoration

Fremont, CA – September 5, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based distribution company Multicom Entertainment Group is using a Cintel Scanner, DaVinci Resolve Studio, UltraStudio 4K and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel as part of its film restoration workflow. As an independent distribution company, Multicom Entertainment Group owns more than 1,500 titles, with more than 200 of them on film. According to Executive Director Andrew Baritz, “When looking at our entire workflow it became obvious that building our own post workflow would be more time and cost effective than partnering with an outside post house to do it for us. ...

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We’re in Phase 4 of VR and Things are Only Getting Better

“People come to the Oasis for all the things they can do, but they stay for all the things they can be.” – Parzival, “Ready Player One,” Amblin Entertainment, 2018     Sometimes timing is everything.   And in our latest research to “prove” that VR filmmaking is real, SIGGRAPH couldn’t have come at a better time.   For adult kids, SIGGRAPH is great any time because you get to see some awesome special effects and film work as well as get an idea of what tomorrow will look like.   Of course, for folks like our grumpy friend – ...

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Deluxe One, the Cloud-Based Solution for Modern Content, to Headline IBC2018

LONDON, UK: IBC2018, Hall 7.C49 – Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe), Hollywood’s leading video creation to distribution company, today announced that its presence at IBC2018, which runs from September 13-18 in Amsterdam, will mark the international debut of Deluxe One, its ground-breaking solution that addresses today’s complex content creation and delivery challenges. Trusted by the largest studios, programmers and distributors for their most important and complex projects, Deluxe’s end-to-end post-production and distribution services take content from lens to living room, anywhere in the world. Deluxe One, virtualizes these services in the cloud, giving customers the opportunity to leverage these ...

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