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Digital Nirvana Introduces New Media Management Platform at IBC2014

Posted by on 08/29/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Fremont, CA – At IBC2014 in Amsterdam next month, Digital Nirvana will introduce its Media Management Platform, which offers a suite of applications that allows users to capture, edit, share, and manage content – as well as prove compliance, monitor and analyze video. Digital Nirvana will exhibit this platform in the booth of EMEA Gateway during the IBC convention – Hall 9, Stand B14. Professionals using the new Digital Nirvana platform can capture content from multiple live video feeds in original recording and proxy format; edit, capture and store live video feeds; quickly repurpose content for multiple platforms and export it for final editing, rebroadcast, MAM, and archiving; manage and search content using advanced search...

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New JVC ProHD Broadcaster Server and GY-HM890 Cameras Help WDBJ7 Expand Live ENG Reports and Reduce Operational Costs

Posted by on 08/25/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

WAYNE, NJ – When the University of Virginia Cavaliers advanced to the College World Series in June, CBS affiliate WDBJ7, which serves the Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va., market (DMA #66), covered the team’s games at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. For an assignment like this, the station would usually send one of its satellite trucks and an operator, along with a reporter. This time, however, the station only sent a reporter with one of the station’s 16 new JVC GY-HM890 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders. According to Alan Novitsky, WDBJ7 director of engineering and IT, the setup provided “flawless live shots that looked absolutely fantastic.” It also eliminated a roughly 2,300-mile round trip for the station’s satellite truck, which...

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FOR-A to Intro Versatile XT2000 Video Switcher at IBC 2014

Posted by on 08/25/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Unit well suited for many production environments, including OB truck, live event, TV studio, house of worship and educational settings Tokyo, Japan – At the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam, FOR-A Company Limited will unveil its HVS-XT2000 video production switcher, the newest addition to the XT switcher family. A flexible unit allowing up to 40 SDI inputs and 22 outputs, the easy-to-use XT2000 includes powerful features unavailable in other switchers in its class. FOR-A will showcase the XT2000 in its IBC booth, Hall 2, Stand A51. The XT2K has a number of groundbreaking features and technologies never before enjoyed by operators. One exclusive feature of the 2 M/E XT2000 is MELite™, which allows a...

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PESA Awarded New GSA Contract, Continues Long-Term Support of U.S. Federal Agencies

Posted by on 08/25/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Huntsville, Alabama  – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, today announced it has been awarded a new GSA Contract, effective Aug. 1. It is the company’s second GSA Contract (the first remained active for 20 years), and the latest award will continue to enable PESA to service the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies. Awarded by the U.S. General Services Administration under its Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program, GSA Schedule Contracts are long-term indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) agreements. They are designed to streamline acquisition procedures for federal agencies and expedite the delivery of goods using a list of prequalified...

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INTERVIEW: JVC’s Craig Yanagi on 4K Monitoring

Posted by on 08/21/2014 in Client News, Media | 0 comments

The following text is an excerpt from an article published by TV Technology earlier today. The full article text can be viewed here. Prices are down; is acceptance up? WAYNE, N.J. ―When 4K started gaining traction as a production format a couple years ago, 4K monitors were scarce and expensive, but prices are declining and availability is rising… rapidly. With prices down and image quality up, 4K monitors are increasingly reaching into video operations of all kinds, including broadcasters and program providers. Broadcast Engineering Extra spoke to Craig Yanagi, manager of marketing and brand strategy for JVC Professional Products about the future of 4K monitors in broadcasting and related video operations. Craig is responsible for...

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Blue Hat Design Installs FUJINON HD Lenses at 12Stone Church in Atlanta

Posted by on 08/21/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

12Stone Church now bases video production at its four Atlanta campuses on FUJINON lenses Wayne, N.J. – As one of the fastest growing churches in America, 12Stone Church recently opened a new Atlanta metro campus called Sugarloaf, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art HD video and audio production facility complete with Grass Valley LDX80 Premiere cameras and FUJINON HD lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation. The lens package includes: two FUJINON XA22X7 Studio Series box lenses on pedestal-mounted cameras, and two FUJINON ZA12X4.5 ENG lenses for handheld applications. At these four locations, 12Stone—a Wesleyan evangelical Christian Church—offers 20 worship services weekly to over 30,000...

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Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Uses FOR-A 4K Camera for Racing Coverage of The Queen’s Plate

Posted by on 08/20/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Toronto, ON – Kicking off the 2014 season of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack hosted The Queen’s Plate Stakes last month. The event is the longest continuously run stakes race in North America, and this year marked its 155th anniversary. To ensure not a moment of horseracing action was missed, production of the event included use of FOR-A’s FT-ONE 4K variable frame rate camera, used in conjunction with FOR-A’s ZE-ONE 4K extraction system. “We used the FT-ONE to give us a slow-motion replay of the finish for our biggest race of the year, and the camera gave us exactly what we were looking for,” said Andrew Barnhardt, Broadcast Technical Supervisor of the Woodbine Entertainment Group....

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Zylight F8 LED Fresnel Delivers Reliable Performance, ROI for Lightworks.TV

Posted by on 08/20/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

LOS ANGELES – Through his London-based company, Lightworks.TV Ltd., lighting cameraman Scott Munro shoots and edits a variety of projects, from U.S. network news packages to corporate videos and documentaries. While he does not own a professional HD camcorder, he has invested in an extensive collection of production accessories and lighting instruments, including the Zylight F8 LED Fresnel. “It’s hard to keep up with camera technology,” he explained, “but you can own lights these days and make them work for all sorts of projects. If you buy good products, like the Zylight F8, you’re going to get a good return on your investment. Good lighting never goes out of fashion.” Munro appreciates that battery-powered LED...

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Roanoke’s WDBJ Brings Action Back ‘Live’ With JVC Camcorders

Posted by on 08/20/2014 in Client News, Media | 0 comments

In TV Technology‘s August 20th issue, an Equipment Guide was published regarding WDBJ, Roanoke’s CBS affiliate, using JVC GY-HM890 ProHD camcorders: By Alan Novitsky, Director of Engineering and IT, WDBJ television   ROANOKE, VA.— When the University of Virginia Cavaliers advanced to the College World Series this past June, we decided to cover the team’s games played at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. For events such as this, we used to send a satellite truck and operator along with our reporter. This time, however, we only sent a reporter equipped with one of our new JVC GY-HM890 ProHD shouldermount camcorders, along with a Verizon 4G LTE modem that connects directly to the camera via a USB port. This new approach...

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