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Advanced Systems Group Adds Ed Chen to Sales Staff

Posted by on 11/25/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Ed Chen has joined the company’s sales staff, effective Oct. 27. He is focused on storage, archive, asset management, and networking solutions. Chen, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering, has more than 25 years of technology sales experience. He began his career at Bell Labs, and has worked as a systems engineer and managed engineering teams for several companies. Chen spent almost a decade as regional sales manager and director of field systems engineering at QLogic. Most recently, he was the regional sales manager for Nexsan Technology, an Imation company. “Ed has a proven...

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Zylight Debuts Long Throw Black Light Version of F8 LED Fresnel at LDI 2014

Posted by on 11/24/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES –  Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will unveil the F8-B, a black light version of its popular LED Fresnel, at Live Design International (LDI) 2014, which runs Nov. 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. The new light, which offers a continuously adjustable beam angle (16-70 degrees), will be demonstrated in the USHIO America booth (1451) during the show. The F8-B features a proprietary ultraviolet chip for true black light applications, such as specialized lighting requirements for amusements park attractions or theatrical productions. It provides four times the fluorescent brightness of a traditional 400-watt Fresnel black light at the same distance, but only draws about one quarter of the...

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Texas Crew Productions Meets ‘IRONMAN’ Challenge with Zylight F8 LED Fresnel

Posted by on 11/24/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES – Emmy award-winning director of photography Terry Stewart established Texas Crew Productions in Austin, Texas, in the early 1980s. His company has covered many major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, and the Olympic Games. His personal favorite is the IRONMAN World Championship, a long distance triathlon that was held last month in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, and aired on NBC on Nov. 15. This was Stewart’s 22nd straight IRONMAN World Championship. It is a grueling production day that starts at sunrise and ends at midnight. The natural light changes throughout the production – and with sunset at around 6 p.m., several hours of nighttime shooting are required. “It’s a really challenging day...

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Advanced Systems Group Explores Real-Time 4K Production During Free Annual Workshop

Posted by on 11/20/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, will explore the expanding use of 4K for professional video applications at its annual workshop, “Initiatives in 4K,” on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the New People Cinema at the New People building in San Francisco. Free presentations begin at 10 a.m., and the workshop includes lunch sponsored by Quantum Corp. “Interest in 4K has been growing for years in our industry,” said Dave Van Hoy, ASG president, “and now it’s no longer limited to digital cinema and episodic television. Real-time 4K production is gaining momentum for live events, high-end video conferencing applications, and more. With 4K branching out, it is more...

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PESA Showcases Streaming Solutions, JITC-Certified Distribution Gear at GV Expo

Posted by on 11/20/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, will showcase its PESA Xstream family of streaming appliances, PESA Live app for iOS and Android smart devices, U.S. Department of Defense approved Video Distribution System (VDS) components, Cheetah 4K routers and field upgrade kits, and live production programmable remote control panels at Government Video Expo, which runs Dec. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Booth 429). For the first time at GV Expo, PESA will show its new PESA Xstream C22 compact streaming system, which can be part of a larger hybrid broadcast system or standalone streaming appliance. An ideal solution for government, security, educational,...

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FOR-A to Feature Variety of 4K Products & New Technology at 50th Annual Inter BEE Show

Posted by on 11/18/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Tokyo, Japan – FOR-A Company Limited will exhibit a range of its 4K compatible solutions at this week’s Inter BEE 2014 show, including: camera, frame rate converter, video switcher, multi viewer and signal processing equipment. The company will also display video archiving, virtual system, camera and file-based technology at Japan’s largest broadcast equipment exhibition. Held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from November 19-21, this year marks the 50th annual exhibition of Inter BEE. FOR-A will be located in Hall 4, Booth #4208. One highlight of FOR-A’s booth will be the newest version of the company’s 4K variable frame rate camera, the FT-ONE-S. Making its world debut, this latest version of the FT-ONE is smaller and lighter,...

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Zylight Debuts White Fixtures for Special Lighting Installations at LDI 2014

Posted by on 11/18/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES  – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will introduce versions of its F8 LED Fresnel and IS3c LED large panel lights housed in white fixtures at Live Design International (LDI) 2014, which runs Nov. 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for special architectural and staging applications, the new lights will be showcased in the USHIO America booth (1451) during the show and are available now. “White lighting fixtures are popular in the worship market and many other professional environments because they blend in better than black fixtures in conference rooms, churches, and other permanent installations,” explained Charlie Collias, senior vice president, worldwide sales. “Many sites have...

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Mark Warner Joins Engineering Team at Advanced Systems Group

Posted by on 11/17/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, has added industry veteran Mark Warner to its engineering team, effective Oct. 27. He is responsible for managing projects for broadcast, new media, and corporate clients. During his Emmy award-winning production career, Warner directed NFL and Olympic broadcasts for NBC Sports, as well as college sports for ESPN, ABC, and FOX Sports, among others. As operations manager for KING Broadcasting, he designed and managed the station’s new HDTV facility. He later served as director of broadcasting/streaming for RealNetworks and director of Microsoft Studios. Most recently, he spent six years as vice president and director of systems...

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JVC launches three new 4KCAM cameras

Posted by on 11/13/2014 in Client News, Media | Comments Off

The following JVC Pro article coverage was published on Screen Africa here. JVC Professional Products has announced its new 4KCAM product line including three handheld camera models. The new GY-LS300 is a Super 35mm camcorder which accepts a variety of interchangeable lenses, the GY-HM200 is a versatile, full- featured 4K Ultra HD camcorder with HD streaming, and the GY-HM170 delivers 4K Ultra HD imagery in an economical, palm-sized camera with professional features. Larry Librach, senior vice president, JVC Professional Products said, “When we launched our ProHD product line, JVC made professional HD production affordable. Our new 4KCAM product line follows that same tradition, with three new cameras that make ultra-high definition 4K...

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PESA Talks Streaming Video Benefits at Streaming Media West 2014

Posted by on 11/13/2014 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, will present “Fiber? Satellite? Stream!” at Streaming Media West 2014, which runs Nov. 18-19 in Huntington Beach, Calif. Part of the conference program’s “Discovery Track,” PESA’s presentation begins at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 19. Presented by John Naylor, PESA’s vice president of global sales and distribution for streaming products, the session will examine the benefits and trade-offs of deploying streaming technology for point-to-point video links. “Streaming technology has reached the point where it can be used effectively as a substitute for fiber runs at the enterprise level or for satellite links for...

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