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PESA Debuts openGear C22 Encoding/Decoding Cards at NAB 2015

Posted by on 03/27/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced two new C22 encoding/decoding cards, which are compliant with the openGear standard for terminal equipment. The C22-OG supports RTSP and RTMP streams, while the C22-OG-T supports MPEG transport streams. PESA will demonstrate the new C22 cards at the 2015 NAB Show (Booth SL4617), which runs April 13-16 in Las Vegas, Nev. Ross Video developed openGear as an industry standard for terminal equipment. The system includes a network card that communicates with every openGear card in the frame via the openGear Protocol (OGP). Cards are configured and controlled through the free...

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Broadcast Pix To Demo New Software at NAB 2015

Posted by on 03/27/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Upgrades Include PixPlay, Embedded Audio, ‘Show Transfer’ and Second Key Channel Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Version 4.5 software for its Granite™ and Mica™ integrated production switchers, as well as Version 3.5 software for its Flint™ systems. The software upgrades include a number of new features, including a “Show Transfer” utility for use with multiple Broadcast Pix systems, integrated PixPlay slow motion support for Blackmagic Design and AJA Video Systems disk recorders, a second key channel for Granite X, and support for embedded audio across all switcher product lines. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate the new features at the 2015 NAB Show (Booth SL5625), which runs April 13-16 in Las...

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Zylight Contest Encourages NAB 2015 Attendees to ‘Spread the Newz’ about New On-Camera Light

Posted by on 03/25/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES – To celebrate the U.S. debut of its Newz on-camera light, premium LED lighting manufacturer Zylight is encouraging attendees at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., to “Spread the Newz” via Twitter. During the #SpreadTheNewz NAB Giveaway, Zylight will award one Newz each day during the show to someone who tweets about the new compact light, which is ideal for broadcast news and other run-and-gun shooting applications. The free four-day contest begins on April 13 at 8 a.m. PDT and concludes on April 16 when the NAB exhibit hall closes at 2 p.m. PDT. Entrants should tweet to @Zylight with the hashtags #SpreadTheNewz and #Zylight included in the message. Zylight will randomly select one tweet from each day’s tweets to...

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Advanced Systems Group Hires Claire Virtue to Lead People Operations

Posted by on 03/24/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, has hired Claire Virtue as head of People Operations, effective Jan. 29. Focused on ASG’s managed services and on-site support personnel, she is also continuing company-wide employee initiatives and policies. Most recently, Virtue was vice president of human resources at Federated Media Publishing, where she created a unique people-first culture while managing all aspects of HR planning and development. She also spent more than eight years as regional HR manager and business development manager for TriNet/Gevity, and worked as director of operations and business development for Royal Hawaiian Seafood. “We are very pleased to...

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Skype-Based Interviews for Live Productions Made Easy through Broadcast Pix, Quicklink Partnership

Posted by on 03/23/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Billerica, Massachusetts – If you want to seamlessly integrate calls from any of the 300 million monthly connected Skype users around the world into your live production, Broadcast Pix™ and Quicklink Video Distribution Services Ltd., a leading global provider of IP solutions for video transmission, have made it easy. Today, the companies announced a strategic partnership to offer Quicklink TX, a cost effective Skype TX solution, through Broadcast Pix’s distribution partners. Announced at the 2014 NAB Show, Skype TX software delivers high quality audio and video output specifically designed to connect broadcasters and other media professionals with Skype users around the world. Quicklink was named an official Skype TX hardware partner...

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NAB 2015: Digital Nirvana and Pikolo Systems Announce Integrated Broadcast Discrepancy System with Analysis and Video

Posted by on 03/19/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Newark, CA – Digital Nirvana, developers of a media management platform for content creation, capture and delivery, have announced integration of their Media Management Platform with Pikolo Systems, developers of broadcast operations management workflow. Pikolo Systems’ Incident Tracker provides a digital medium for incident logging and resource management. With Incident Tracker software, every incident from production, acquisition, promotions and playback is recorded and analyzed. Digital Nirvana’s Media Management Platform provides a simple set up to capture content from multiple sources and publish it to digital platforms – all while monitoring the video and audio for quality and compliance. Integrating the two systems will...

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ZPower to Highlight Benefits of Rechargeable Solution for Hearing Aids at AudiologyNOW! Conference

Posted by on 03/18/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

CAMARILLO, CA – ZPower, the first developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc batteries for hearing aids, will lead a presentation that builds a compelling case for the many advantages of rechargeable power for hearing aid wearers. With a ZPower rechargeable solution, the average patient with wireless binaural devices uses just two batteries per year, as opposed to 150 to 200 traditional disposable batteries per year. ZPower’s presentation will provide details of an innovative approach to delivering rechargeable power and will be delivered during the AudiologyNOW! Conference, being held from March 25-28 at the Henry B.Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. The presentation, titled “Rechargeable Solutions: New Advances in...

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Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia Welcomes Jason Sibal as Engineering Manager

Posted by on 03/18/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

SINGAPORE  — Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia has hired Jason Sibal as engineering manager, effective March 16. He will prepare engineering proposals and designs, lead build and install efforts, and work with customers directly for a variety of projects. Sibal has extensive experience in broadcast, cable and IPTV headends, post houses, corporate AV, and streaming engineering. He spent four years as a broadcast engineer for GMA Network, five years as a project engineer with Gencom Technology, and more than two years as a solution architect with Grass Valley. Recently, he has been worked on a number of high-profile broadcast projects, including the installation of a production...

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NAB 2015: Latest Version of FOR-A’s 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera to Make U.S. Debut

Posted by on 03/17/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Cypress, CA – During the 2015 NAB Show next month, one highlight of FOR-A’s booth (C5117) will be the newest version of its 4K variable frame rate camera, the FT-ONE-S. Allowing for greater mobility, the FT-ONE-S is smaller and lighter than previous versions of the camera. The FT-ONE-S made its world debut at last November’s Inter BEE Show in Japan, and will be shown for the first time in America at NAB, which runs April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Building on the breakthrough of super slow-motion 4K shooting, the FT-ONE-S allows users to separate the camera head from the body, enabling unprecedented shooting positions and angles for sports production and other live events. The camera links operators optically and via...

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Broadcast Pix Anchors HD Upgrade for Faith Chapel Christian Center

Posted by on 03/12/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Billerica, Massachusetts –  Faith Chapel Christian Center, a megachurch based in Birmingham, Ala., has upgraded to an HD video infrastructure built around two Broadcast Pix™ integrated production switchers. The new HD system is used for I‑MAG presentations for the congregation, live streaming to www.faithchapel.net and the church’s mobile app, and a 30-minute television broadcast of Sunday morning services for The Church Channel, which is part of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Along with the Faith Chapel media team, Lionel Boone, Sr., audio/video engineer for Faith Chapel Christian Center and media consultant for Birmingham-based Infinitive Media Concepts Productions, designed and provided oversight for the HD...

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