Client News

AVL Expo 2015 Provides Answers for Worship Community AV Questions

Posted by on 02/27/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

SEATAC, WA — With a conference program emphasizing audio technologies, this year’s Audio, Video, Lighting Conference and Expo (AVL Expo) attracted close to 150 attendees from churches across the Pacific Northwest. Specifically designed for the worship community, the seventh annual event was presented by professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) in collaboration with Experience Church.tv®, which hosted the event at its church in Puyallup, Wash., on Feb. 20. “Overall, we had another successful AVL Expo this year. There were more than a dozen exhibitors and almost 150 people representing churches from across the region,” said Mark Siegel, president of ABS. “We changed the format to...

read more

ZPower to Showcase Rechargeable Solution for Hearing Aids at JDVAC Conference

Posted by on 02/27/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Rechargeable battery chemistry first developed for NASA and the Military will soon power hearing aids. CAMARILLO, CA –  ZPower, the first developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc batteries for hearing aids, will showcase its new technology for Active Duty Service Members and Veterans of the Armed Forces at the Joint Defense Veterans Audiology (JDVAC) conference in Orlando from March 2-4th at the Doubletree Hotel at Universal Studios. Silver-zinc battery technology was first developed for NASA and the Military and is now being applied to hearing instruments and wearable technology. This new solution, which converts new and existing hearing aids to rechargeable, will be available in the latter half of 2015. “We’re committed to serving...

read more

FOR-A’s Cost-Efficient, Feature-Packed HVS-2000 Video Switcher to Make U.S. Debut at NAB 2015

Posted by on 02/25/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Cypress, CA – FOR-A’s HVS-2000 video production switcher will make its U.S. debut at NAB 2015. First introduced at last year’s IBC Show, the HVS-2000 recently began shipping, and is the newest unit in FOR-A’s successful line of HANABI switchers. FOR-A will exhibit the switcher along with a wide variety of its video production technology in Booth C5117 during NAB, which takes place April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With a design that incorporated significant customer feedback, the HVS-2000 is suited to a variety of applications, including live event, television studio, OB truck, house of worship and educational settings. It can be used for SD, HD, 3G and 4K productions, and allows up to 48 inputs/18 outputs or 40...

read more

Kurtis Ewing Boosts Southern California Sales for Advanced Systems Group

Posted by on 02/24/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF., Feb. 24, 2015 – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Kurtis Ewing has joined its Southern California sales team, effective Jan. 26. Based out of Los Angeles, he will manage accounts throughout the region, specializing in SAN integration, DI workflow solutions, and enterprise storage systems. Ewing spent more than three years as a GCPro account manager for Guitar Center, designing and installing new studios and upgrades. He also worked as a senior account manager for Westlake Professional Sales. An accomplished musician, Ewing continues to serve as music supervisor for Make Some Noize, which produces personalized ringtones and other mobile advertising...

read more

PESA Partners with Canada’s VideoLink to Deliver Streaming Solutions

Posted by on 02/19/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming and enterprise routing solutions, today announced a new partnership with VideoLink, which provides live streaming and video production services to clients across Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, VideoLink will incorporate PESA Xstream streaming appliances and the PESA Live streaming app into solutions for its broadcast, sports, education, corporate, government, worship, and live event clients. “As soon as I saw PESA’s streaming products and the amazing PESA Live, I knew I had to add them to my product line,” said Bruce Richardson, VideoLink CEO and founder. “With Canada being bilingual, there’s always a requirement to produce French and English...

read more

Brian Seaver Joins Tech Team for Advanced Systems Group

Posted by on 02/19/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, has added Brian Seaver to its Technical Services Team, effective Jan. 5. Based in New York, Seaver is part of the team that designs, deploys, and supports storage and asset management systems for ASG’s clients across the nation. Seaver began his career providing technical support at Apple, then spent more than three years as an IT support manager, systems administrator, and multimedia engineer for MLB.com. Next, he served as a SAN engineer for Tekserve, then as senior broadcast storage systems administrator for AOL/Huffington Post. Most recently, he was the senior systems engineer for the northeast sales team of JAMF...

read more

Broadcast Pix Announces Integration Between Rundown Creator, Rapid CG Software

Posted by on 02/18/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that its Rapid CG software, which uses templates to easily create customized graphics, now integrates with Rundown Creator, a Web-based collaborative software platform for producing rundowns and scripts for live news and other programs. Information for lower-thirds and other graphics included in a Rundown Creator script can be exported to Rapid CG and automatically inserted into existing templates to simplify live production graphics. “Our integration with Rundown Creator saves time and reduces errors,” explained Steve Ellis, CEO of Broadcast Pix. “Information for lower-thirds, over-the-shoulder graphics, and other graphic elements can be exported directly from Rundown...

read more

FOR-A NAB Booth to Feature Video Switchers, Multi-Viewers, Signal Processors & New Version of its 4K Camera

Posted by on 02/17/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Cypress, CA – During the 2015 NAB Show, FOR-A will showcase the latest version of its 4K high-speed camera, multi-viewing and signal processing technology, and a variety of video switchers, including the new HVS-2000. The company’s product display will focus on 4K technologies for every stage of the video production process. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 during the show, which takes place April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. A highlight at FOR-A’s NAB booth will be the versatile, cost-efficient HVS-2000 video switcher, which is being shown for the first time in the U.S. The HVS-2000 is a flexible SD, HD, 3G and 4K video switcher that allows up to 48 inputs/18 outputs or 40 inputs/22 outputs. The unit features...

read more

Lyon Video Goes Long with Addition of Six FUJINON Wide-Angle XA99X’S and Six HA18X8.5 Zooms

Posted by on 02/12/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Wayne, N.J. – Columbus, OH-based Lyon Video recently purchased six XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lenses to compliment the mobile production company’s Grass Valley LDX80 Worldcam cameras on its Lyon 14 mobile unit. The XA99x’s have already been used by ESPN for ESPN/ESPN2/SEC for NCAA football game coverage, including the 2014 Iron Bowl, Peach Bowl, Orange Bowl, and will be deployed on a daily basis for all types of programming produced by Lyon Video clientele. Other Lyon customers who have taken advantage of the new lenses include Fox Sports and Yahoo Media Productions. Fox Sports production crew shot vintage cars road racing at Mazda Laguna Secca Raceway with XA99x’s. And Yahoo Media used the lenses for coverage of their...

read more

FUJINON Announces Lens Range on Display at NAB 2015

Posted by on 02/10/2015 in Client News, Press Release | Comments Off

Wayne, N.J. – At this April’s NAB convention in Las Vegas, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will show off its impressive range of lenses, including its latest Cine-Style, broadcast studio, and field lenses. The NAB Show will run from April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will exhibit in Booth #C7025. “We’re extremely excited about the growth of the Cine-Style market,” said Thom Calabro, director of Marketing and Product Development for the Optical Division of FUJIFILM. “From high-end theatrical releases to TV and local commercial production, many are now shot with PL mount lenses for 4K and 2K resolution. Our Premier PL 4K+ and Cabrio cine-style lenses are...

read more