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Aspera Wins 2014 East Bay Innovation Award

Recognized for Impact on the Region and Innovation in the Category of Information and Communication Technology (Emeryville, California–February 20, 2014) Aspera, Inc., an IBM Company and creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, today announced that it has received the 2014 East Bay Innovation Award for best innovation in Information and Communication Technology in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the region and significant advances in technology.

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Riedel stacks intercoms for Opening and Closing Ceremonies

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionRiedel Communications‘ MediorNet fiber-based network is supporting the transport of HD video and audio signals, data, and Riedel Artist intercom signals throughout the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. A Riedel Mass Cast …See on www.sportsvideo.org

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler To Speak At 2014 NAB Show …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionFCC Chairman TOM WHEELER will deliver an “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB SHOW in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 8th at 9a (PT). NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH said, “Broadcasting has a lot at stake when it comes to actions …See on www.allaccess.com

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Sizmek Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionSizmek Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results MarketWatch These combined financial statements include expense allocations for (1) certain corporate functions historically provided by DG, including, but not limited to, finance, audit,…See on news.google.com

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Why We Ride Set For Global Release

Worldwide digital release announced for Bryan Carroll’s directorial debut (Los Angeles, California–February 20, 2014) Gnarlynow Entertainment and Walking West Entertainment have announced that Why We Ride is now available digitally, giving worldwide audiences access to this award winning film. For the first time, wherever Amazon and iTunes is available, audiences around the globe will be able to view the film that has brought the motorcycle community together in celebration of what it means to ride. The film is produced by Bryan H. Carroll and James Walker. Carroll also directed the film.

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Biamp Systems Recognizes Interconnect Sales With Supplier of the Year Award

Manufacturing partner again recognized for outstanding commitment to excellence in 2013 BEAVERTON, Oregon — Feb. 19, 2014 — Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, announced that it has honored Interconnect Sales, Inc. with its Supplier of the Year Award. Recognized for an unprecedented fourth time in the last five years, Interconnect Sales has demonstrated unparalleled excellence and exceptional commitment to supporting Biamp® in meeting the needs of customers during 2013.  Recipients of Biamp’s Supplier of the Year Award are chosen based on criteria such as responsiveness, accuracy, dedication to excellence, and devotion to customer service. Selected ...

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BHV Broadcast’s Syntax Up-Converter Series Adds Closed Captions Capability

First US Demonstrations of Syntax Bridge slated for NAB 2014 in Booth C3841 Owslebury, UK (February 19, 2014) – BHV Broadcast, manufacturer of award-winning rate-converters, up-converters and the innovative coax-powering solution Video Ghost, will introduce the US market to Syntax Bridge at NAB 2014. The newest member of the Syntax up-converter series provides closed captions capability via integration with Microvideo’s HDB 300 data management system. The first US demonstrations are slated to be held in Booth C3841 at the LVCC. Syntax Bridge, recipient of TV Technology’s IBC 2013 STAR award, was developed in response to the growing global requirement for closed ...

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Triveni Digital Executives to Speak at 2014 NAB Show Broadcast Engineering Conference

Technical Presentations Will Cover Advanced Coding, ATSC 3.0, and Broadcast Enhanced Content Distribution PRINCETON, N.J. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Triveni Digital today announced that two members of the company’s executive team will deliver presentations at the 2014 NAB Show Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC). On April 7 from 2 to 5 p.m., Triveni Digital‘s Chief Science Officer Dr. Richard Chernock will chair the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) tutorial “Future Television Technology — Advanced Coding.” Chernock will also present a paper titled “ATSC 3.0 Overview” during a separate BEC session on ATSC 3.0 on April 6 at 9:30 a.m. In ...

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NEP Denali’s Hugh Healy Part of Team That Receives NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Audio Engineering for 55th Annual Grammy Awards

PITTSBURGH — Feb. 19, 2014 — NEP today announced that Hugh Healy, audio engineer for NEP Denali, has received a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in the Remote Production/Recording or Broadcast category. Healy was honored for his role as audio engineering supervisor for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Presented annually by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation at The NAMM Show, the TEC Awards are the foremost program recognizing the achievements of audio professionals. Healy and fellow audio engineers, Joel Singer and Mark Linett from Music Mix Mobile (M3), were nominated as ...

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Leading Thai TV Broadcaster, Truevisions, Chooses Anevia for Advanced Multiscreen Services

Bangkok,  February 19, 2014 – Anevia, a leader in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and Video on Demand (VoD), today announced that Truevisions, the leading broadband and subscriber video operator in Thailand, has chosen Anevia’s ViaMotion Plus and ViaMotion Edge products as the cornerstone of its multiscreen services. As part of Truevisions’ new multiscreen service, 70 live SD and 20 HD channels are available to viewers in Thailand via a wide range of devices and in a variety of video formats. ViaMotion’s flexible architecture was a clear driver behind the public broadcaster’s decision as it allows ...

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Vinten Radamec now shipping the game-changing Absolute Positioning System

Bury, St Edmunds, England – Vinten Radamec®, a Vitec Group Company and world leader in robotic camera support systems, announces the availability of its ground-breaking Absolute Positioning System (APS) navigation system. The APS, which was awarded the coveted “Best of IBC2012” award when its beta model debuted at IBC, was praised for being a game changing, smart and valuable product. It also received the TV Technology Star Award at NAB 2013. The revolutionary APS integrates seamlessly with Vinten Radamec’s Fusion robotic pedestals and delivers unrivalled positional accuracy and operational flexibility never before possible with robotic camera support pedestals. A Fusion ...

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Accedo Powers Smart TV Sports Service for ESPN

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 19th February 2014- Accedo, the global market leader in TV application solutions has developed a sports and soccer application for ESPN, a Walt Disney company. ESPN in Brasil is one of the main sports cable television networks with 8.7 million subscribers. The TV network has important broadcasting rights for international competitions, such as 2014 Fifa World Cup, UEFA Champions League, La Liga Premier League, NFL, NBA and MLB. The service is available on LG Smart TVs in Brazil, enabling consumers to enjoy catch-up TV sports content on the TV screen. “We are delighted to be working with ...

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Address 2014 NAB Show

FCC CHAIRMAN TOM WHEELER TO ADDRESS 2014 NAB SHOW Tom Wheeler WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler will provide the “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today. The address, which will be held Tuesday, April 8, 9:00-10:00 a.m., is expected to provide insight into the Chairman’s views on broadcasting and what his expectations are on the regulatory front in the coming years. “Broadcasting has a lot at stake when it comes to actions taken by the FCC,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “We ...

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New Products for the 2014 NAB Show: It’s Time To Control It All

FORK Production Suite v4.6 At the 2014 NAB Show, Primestream will debut FORKâ„¢ v4.6, its acclaimed software platform for media asset management and production automation featuring powerful new modules and third-party integrations. FORK v4.6 features Workflow Managerâ„¢, a new FORK module that allows users to design, control, and automate production processes that span multiple departments and groups within their organizations. This capability improves communication and response time from engineering and support staff, provides a global view of the tasks and processes being worked on, and assigns tasks to specific groups or users while logging every step of the process with ...

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Presteigne Broadcast Hire Supports Nippon TV in Sochi

Crawley, UK – Leading broadcast rental specialist, Presteigne Broadcast Hire has supported broadcasters from around the world as they send coverage back from the current sporting events in Sochi, Russia. These include Japan’s Nippon Television Network (NTV). The broadcaster has rented a number of XDCam decks for recording, editing and ingest. NTV also has an on-site studio, for which Presteigne Broadcast Hire has provided two complete camera chains, together with a studio pedestal. “As Olympic coverage is not an everyday event, we need to supplement our own equipment with rented kit,” said Yujin Suzuki, technical director of NTV. “We have ...

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Video Clarity NAB Product Preview

RTM Reduced-Reference Capability for Content Distributors At the 2014 NAB Show, Video Clarity will showcase reduced-reference operating mode, the newest enhancement to its RTM real-time audio and video monitoring solution. Reduced-reference mode is intended for secondary content distributors such as cable, IPTV, direct broadcast, and satellite providers that receive programs from content originators and deliver them to the end customer. Unlike content originators, which can compare the entire original source signal to the entire processed signal nonstop in real time (i.e., full reference), content distributors do not have access to the original source signal. With RTM’s reduced-reference mode, content distributors ...

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Leader announces its new-exhibit lineup for the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas

Accompanying images show the Leader LV5490 4K-capable picture and signal monitor and an example of the FS3140 QV software control interface. Cypress, California, USA: Leader Instruments will exhibit the latest additions to its range of broadcast-quality test and measurement solutions at the 2014 NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10. Also on demonstration will be established products in the Leader range plus the latest broadcast-related technology from PHABRIX, Eyeheight and Trilogy. Leader LV5490 SD/HD/4K picture and signal monitor Leader’s LV5490 multi-display picture and signal monitor won three awards when introduced in 2013. Now fully deliverable, it supports all video ...

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AJA KONA LHe Plus and AJA Control Room Drive Capitol Television Broadcasts

(Newton, Massachusetts–February 19, 2014) Full service engineering company Finer Associates specializes in the maintenance and integration of broadcast technology. With over 25 years of experience, the Massachusetts-based company led by Steve Finer works with clients to design, install and service broadcast solutions. When Capitol Television in Rhode Island enlisted Finer Associates to upgrade its facility, the company integrated the AJA KONA LHe Plus I/O card with AJA Control Room software into five, custom-built record and playback servers, a move that provided the customer with a robust and reliable broadcast workflow solution at six-figure savings.

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