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Grass Valley Demonstrates Commitment to Middle East Region With Strong Presence at CABSAT 2014

Solidifies regional footprint – expands local team, installs high-end Dubai demonstration facility, and launches Arabic website Displays GV Director, LDX Compact, and K2 media server offerings to the Middle East region

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T3Media Selects Front Porch Digital’s SAMMA Migration System to Digitize Visual History of U.S. Armed Forces

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Jan. 27, 2014 — Front Porch Digital, the global leader in content storage management (CSM) solutions, today announced that T3Media, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, has chosen Front Porch Digital’s SAMMA(R) migration system to digitize the videotape collection of the Department of Defense (DOD) dating back to World War II. The collection is managed within the DOD by the Defense Imagery Management Operations Center (DIMOC). The DOD collection contains a wide range of videotape formats including Betacam, VHS, and U-matic. T3Media will incorporate a seven-stream SAMMArobot into its workflow to enable ...

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NEP Finalizes Acquisition of Global Television

Marriage of Two Leading TV Technical Production Experts Creates Worldwide Entertainment Powerhouse; Strengthens NEP’s Footprint in Australia and Asia PITTSBURGH — Jan. 24, 2014 — NEP announced today that the company has closed on its acquisition of Australia’s Global Television from Catalyst Investment Managers. The completion of this transaction officially brings Global Television into NEP’s worldwide operations, uniting two of the world’s most experienced and successful television technical services companies. NEP is one of the largest broadcast and live event service companies in the world, with operations across the United States, United Kingdom, and Brazil and supporting thousands of events ...

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CBS Hit Series 'Everybody Loves Raymond' to be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame

The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that the hit series “Everybody Loves Raymond” will be the 2014 television inductee into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The show will be honored at the 2014 NAB Show Television Luncheon, April 7 in Las Vegas. Cast members expected to attend the induction include Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Brad Garrett and Monica Horan, along with the show’s creator, Phil Rosenthal.

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Dome Productions, Little Bay, Azzurro Group Renew SVG …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionThe company has had a hand in dozens of NFL football stadiums, small and medium-size control rooms, and flyaway systems. The company’s extensive knowledge of fiber infrastructure, for both tactical and SMPTE hybrid …See on sportsvideo.org

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SMPTE to Offer CCNA Security Along With Full Slate of CCNA …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionThe Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) announced the addition of CCNA Security to the Society’s current roster of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) virtual course offerings.See on sportsvideo.org

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Lawo to show broadcast tools at ISE 2014

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionIn the field of video, Lawo will present the Lawo V__link 4 in its current version. This device is the professional broadcast tool for signal contribution, distribution and remote production via qualified LAN and WAN structures.See on svgeurope.org

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Quantel Launches Genetic Engineering 2 For Pablo Rio

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionQuantel announced the launch of Genetic Engineering 2 (GE2), the company’s second generation shared storage solution for post that delivers new levels of flexibility, performance and productivity for Quantel Pablo Rio color …See on sportsvideo.org

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PHABRIX chosen to support major winter sports event

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionThe UK-based company has been chosen to supply 30 PHABRIX SxE units which will be used in every sports arena during the competition as events are streamed live to our living rooms, following their successful use at the …See on tmbroadcast.com

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Meeting Notice: Monday Feb 10th | Audio Engineering Society …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionThe next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section is on Monday 10th February at 7:30pm at. The Victorian Forensic Science Centre, McLeod. Forensic Audio Section Tour and Presentation. It will be a tour of the Centre’s …See on www.aesmelbourne.org.au

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NAMM 2014: Softube Console 1 To Include SSL SL4000E Model

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionNAMM 2014: Softube Console 1 To Include SSL SL4000E Model – Softube has announced an official release date for the next generation mixer Console 1, which will be in stores February 12 and tells us that it will include Softube’s new model…See on www.sonicstate.com

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ADX TRAX Audio Separation Software Now Available

New Software Provides Powerful Tool for Remixing or Creating New Compositions (Los Angeles, California–January 25, 2014) Audionamix® announces the release of ADX TRAX™, unique audio separation software built on the company’s proprietary ADX® Technology. ADX TRAX separates full mixes into two audio files: a vocal track and its accompanying music track. This cloud-based technology allows musicians, mixers, audio engineering professionals and producers to achieve superior vocal isolation for a number of creative applications.

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Deluxe Corporation (DLX): Deluxe’s CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results – Earnings …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionDeluxe Corporation (DLX): Deluxe’s CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results – Earnings … – We also accelerated our brand transformation with our ‘Work Happy’ campaign.See on seekingalpha.com

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2014 NAB Show Production Staff Needed

Broadcast Beat Magazine - the major source for studio industry personnel and technology manufacturers, with breaking news, podcasts, interviews, career information and much, much MORE - is looking for talented individuals in the following job descriptions who are interested in assisting us with production during the NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 4th - 10th, 2014. * Production Assistants * SEASONED Camera Operators (preferably someone who owns their own equipment) * Boom Operators w/ audio experience (preferably someone who owns their own equipment) * Administrative Assistants * Producers....with lots of humor and creative shooting ideas * On-camera male and female talent. You must have anchor-type experience and be on your feet Some of these positions are intern-based. Please e-mail your resume with contact information to: editor@broadcastbeat.com You can also visit Broadcast Beat Magazine online at: https://www.avbeat.com

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FrostyGlass Effects for Final Cut Pro X Released on FxFactory

FxFactory introduces FrostyGlass to its extensive family of SUGARfx plugins. (Boston, Massachusetts–January 24, 2014) FxFactory, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces FrostyGlass to its extensive family of SUGARfx plugins. A set of eight fully customizable plugins for Final Cut Pro X, FrostyGlass enhances any project by simulating the effect of glass distortions on a video. FrostyGlass freezes the competition with its easy-to-use interface and numerous controls that allow for complete customization, it is the perfect plugin for adding a unique look to your project. SUGARfx FrostyGlass is now available through FxFactory for only 49 ...

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Big Block Live Announces New Director Signings

Big Block Live to Represent Modern Storytellers Josh + Vince, GHOST+COW and Joe Sabia (New York, New York–January 24, 2014) Big Block Live has announced its first directorial roster, signing directors Josh + Vince, GHOST+COW and Joe Sabia for exclusive representation in North America. Collectively, these are writer/directors who create integrated campaigns across all platforms, who know how to build and captivate audiences and who understand the importance of distribution and destination to story.

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Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionApple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut – says Brad Myers, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute. “Pretty much all consumer electronics are ….See on www.newschannel10.com

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Push My Buttons!

The push button is not often thought of as being too technical.  However, when you step back and consider it, not too much happens in this world without the push of a button.  And while a “push button” may not seem more than a piece of plastic that, when pressed, connects contacts that then, in turn, enable a process, there are many aspects that go unnoticed.  Most of these characteristics are of no concern to the button-pusher, but can be of monumental concern to an engineer or manufacturer in the designing and building phases of the machines that require push ...

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