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Community Spin: WRFI radio expands live local programming

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionWRFI radio expands live local programming ithaca.com One week I did a show on ‘girl power’—the challenges for girls growing up in this society, issues of body image, confidence, achievement.” Romano has a teen-aged …See on www.ithaca.com

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MTI Film Restores John Wayne Classic “North to Alaska” for Twentieth Century Fox

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionMTI Film Restores John Wayne Classic “North to Alaska” for Twentieth Century Fox Post Production Buyers Guide MTI Film ultimately delivered fully restored 4K files to produce a new 35mm negative for long-term…See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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THE FOUNDRY LAUNCHES NUKE 8

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionTHE FOUNDRY LAUNCHES NUKE 8See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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Modus Launches Mod/Op Films

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionModus Launches Mod/Op Films – “Mod/Op Films was ultimately concepted as a response to the business challenges facing agency clients in terms of how to best produce a 360 campaign with efficiency and equal quality across…See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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Hybride Technologies Founders and Marc Petit Make Strategic Investment in …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionHybride Technologies Founders and Marc Petit Make Strategic Investment in …See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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Source: Studio Post Kopic

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionStudio Post Kopic has significantly expanded its service offerings with the purchase of a Mistika DI Post Production System from SGO.See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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2G Digital Names Stephen Buchsbaum COO

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily Edition2G Digital Names Stephen Buchsbaum COO – Veteran post-production industry executive Stephen Buchsbaum has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Burbank headquartered 2G Digital.See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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New York City’s First Backlot Opens at Kaufman Astoria Studios

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionNew York City’s First Backlot Opens at Kaufman Astoria Studios – Kaufman Astoria Studios has unveiled New York City’s first Backlot in Astoria, Queens.See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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Apple’s new Mac Pro arrives tomorrow, can be configured to cost more than …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionApple’s new Mac Pro arrives tomorrow, can be configured to cost more than …See on www.extremetech.com

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SSL Adds Msonic In Finland To Live Console Partner Network

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionSSL Adds Msonic In Finland To Live Console Partner Network Live Design Solid State Logic has appointed pro audio sales and support company msonic Light + Sound as its Live console distributor in Finland.See on livedesignonline.com

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FileCatalyst Partners with MOG Technologies to Accelerate Broadcast Workflows

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionFileCatalyst Partners with MOG Technologies to Accelerate Broadcast Workflows PR Web (press release) Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading…See on www.prweb.com

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Systems Integration: The Playbox Portfolio

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionSystems Integration: The Playbox Portfolio – Europe’s largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel chose the PlayBox Technology EdgeBox automated remote playout solution.See on www.4rfv.co.uk

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Wohler recruits Connors

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionWohler recruits Connors Broadcast Connors joins Wohler from PlayBox Technology. Prior to that, he worked for Boxer Systems.See on www.broadcastnow.co.uk

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NEP to Acquire Global Television From Catalyst

Unites Two Leading TV Technical Production Experts to Create a Worldwide Entertainment Powerhouse SYDNEY, NSW, Australia, and PITTSBURGH — Dec. 18, 2013 — NEP Group Inc. (‘NEP’) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GTV Holdings Pty Ltd (‘Global Television’ or ‘Global’) from Catalyst Investment Managers (‘Catalyst’). Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction brings together US-based NEP and Australia’s Global Television, 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 with operations across the United States, United Kingdom, ...

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IT: The Backbone Of Any Broadcast Facility (Pt. 1)

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionIT: The Backbone Of Any Broadcast Facility (Pt. 1) 4RFV Thus it was that I started by talking to TSL, and then called on SIS, Playbox and Broadcast Networks.See on www.4rfv.co.uk

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TV was a streaming success in 2013

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionCNN TV was a streaming success in 2013 CNN Netflix has garnered six Golden Globe nominations, placing them ahead of broadcast television networks CBS, NBC (which each had five nominations) and ABC (which had four).See on edition.cnn.com

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KVIE-TV Rebuilds Master Control for Workflow Efficiency With NVerzion Automation System

SALT LAKE CITY — Dec. 17, 2013 — NVerzion, a leading provider of cutting-edge tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, today announced that California PBS member station KVIE-TV has rebuilt its master control with the NVerzion automation system. The NVerzion system leverages software enhancements and modern hardware technologies that dramatically increase the speed of KVIE-TV’s file-based workflow and lower the station’s capital expense. “Our master control unit was more than eight years old, so a complete rebuild was needed to maximize our workflow efficiency,” said Greg Johnson, director of engineering at KVIE-TV. “KVIE has been utilizing NVerzion automation ...

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CIMM and SMPTE Issue Industrywide RFI

Groups Solicit Industry Input on Approaches to Binding Unique Content Identifiers to Media Establishment of a UPC for All Professional Program Content and Ads Moves Forward NEW YORK — Dec. 17, 2013 — The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) and the Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced they have issued a formal industrywide Request for Information (RFI) seeking technologies for the optimal open-standard technical solution for binding Ad-ID and Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) coding to all advertising and program content assets. Technical solution providers are encouraged to participate in the RFI, which is available cimm-us.org/initiatives-2/rfps/. ...

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