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MIRA Mobile M-12HD and SportsNet LA Capture High-Quality Close-Ups, Panoramic Shots and Night-time Slo-Mo With FUJINON Optics

Posted by on 09/19/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Wayne, N.J. – When MIRA Mobile’s new M-12HD rolls into Dodger Stadium on behalf of MIRA customer, SportsNet LA, it does so with shot-capturing skills that rival the speed and focus of any Cy Young Award winner. Four of the truck’s six FUJINON XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field lenses outfitted on Sony HDC2570 studio cameras are positioned at various points on the field – high left field, mid first base, tight center field, and right field. One XA99x mans the high third base position placed on an I-MOVIX ultra-slow-motion system, provided by Fletcher Chicago.  M-12 is also equipped with four XA77x9.5 telephoto field lenses. (On August 29th, NEP announced that they have closed on their acquisition of the assets of MIRA Mobile Television....

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ABS Strengthens Operations Team with New Hires

Posted by on 09/18/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

SEATAC, WA — Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced Mindy Siegel Baggett has been hired as director of operations, effective May 27. She is the latest hire in an ongoing effort this year to improve company operations. Natalie Hoffman joined accounts receivable and payable in January, while David McKillip was added in May to manage warehouse and logistics. A former assistant public school principal, Baggett has built her new career around sales and marketing management. Most recently, she spent three years as the director of patient acquisition for Contemporary Dentistry, where she increased revenue by creating and implementing new policies and procedures. She has also...

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Ina EXPERT Installs Broadcast Pix VOX Visual Radio Systems to Prepare Students for Emerging Trend

Posted by on 09/17/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Billerica, Massachusetts  – Visual radio is a growing trend, as many radio stations around the world are providing live video feeds of their radio programming via the Internet in an effort to turn listeners into viewers. Broadcast Pix™ today announced Ina EXPERT, an international school for broadcasting and new media careers based in France, has installed VOX™ visual radio systems at two of its campuses to address the need for training for this new element of radio broadcasting. Installed by Paris-based systems integrator SAV, one VOX is located in the “Media Training” room in Ina EXPERT’s new training center in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris. The system is used to record student performances for later review, as well as...

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JVC Demonstrates Laser Hybrid Projector Technology at 2014 FSEMC

Posted by on 09/16/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., will demonstrate its new BLU-Escent laser hybrid illumination projector technology at the 2014 Flight Simulator Engineering & Maintenance Conference (FSEMC), which runs Sept. 15-18 in Tulsa, Okla. Featured in JVC’s new DLA-VS2500 simulation projector, the technology offers lamp-free operation for significant operational cost savings. BLU-Escent uses blue laser diode modules to excite a yellow phosphor applied to a high-speed, rotating aluminum disc. Distributing the phosphor around the periphery of the disc allows for a large surface area of phosphor to be used for illumination, providing greatly extended lifetime. Additionally, the high-speed...

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Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD Overhaul

Posted by on 09/15/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Cypress, CA – When Massachusetts’ Danvers Community Access Television (DCAT) recently upgraded its studio facility to high definition, the station did not take the task of ordering new equipment lightly. After extensive research, trade show attendance, and taking suggestions from peers, Dana Healy, the station’s executive director, found herself completely sold on FOR-A’s HVS-XT100 portable video switcher. DCAT began using the switcher in its new studio in June. “I was adamant in wanting a classic studio switcher that could stand the test of time, and I became enthralled with the HVS-XT100,” said Healy. “It’s a simple, yet powerful unit. I’m confident that the switcher can handle the slews of middle-school aged children...

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JVC Partners with Wowza to Deliver Integration Between Streaming ProHD Camcorders, Wowza Streaming Engine

Posted by on 09/15/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced it has partnered with Wowza® Media Systems to provide seamless integration between the Wowza Streaming Engine™ server software and JVC’s streaming-capable camcorders. As a result, content creators can economically transmit high quality video in real time to a secure Intranet for internal communications or to the cloud for Web distribution. The system is ideal for streaming content for a variety of applications, including corporate and government meetings, church services, concerts, and sporting events. JVC (Stand 11.G30) and Wowza (Stand 3.B17) will both demonstrate the new workflow during IBC2014, which runs Sept. 12-16 at RAI in...

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LEVA’s 25th Annual Conference Delivers Training Value for Public Safety Video Professionals

Posted by on 09/11/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

(WHITESBORO, TEX.) – The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) has kept prices low and learning opportunities high for the 2014 LEVA Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium, which runs Oct. 6-10 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The five-day event will focus on forensic video and audio technologies, plus production, post production, and Web design. The conference schedule includes a mix of hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive seminars, as well as an exhibit hall and networking opportunities. “With training dollars limited for many public safety agencies, we work to raise the bar at every annual conference. There has been an increase in topics, more diverse presenters, wider variety of technology...

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PESA Promotes Streaming Solutions, 4K Routing at IBC2014

Posted by on 09/09/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, will showcase its growing line of PESA Xstream streaming appliances, live production programmable remote control panels, and its new Cheetah 4K routers and field upgrade kits at IBC2014 (Hall 8, Stand C03), which runs Sept. 12-16 at Amsterdam RAI. The company will also demonstrate PESA Live, its new streaming app for Android and iOS smart devices, which allows users to manage their own viewing experience during an event with access to multiple live cameras and fully synchronized audio. With an intuitive user interface, PESA Live makes it easy to select sources during a concert or sporting event, for example, while...

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Media Technology Expo 2014 Conference Program Addresses Lighting, Audio and 4K Production Issues

Posted by on 09/08/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

SEATAC, WA — Beyond its exhibit hall with hands-on product demonstrations from almost 40 exhibitors, Media Technology Expo 2014 will feature a full schedule of free educational seminars. Presented by professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), MTE 2014 will be held Sept. 30 at Fremont Studios in Seattle and on Oct. 2 at Left Bank Annex in Portland, Ore. “MTE offers more than just an exhibit hall. It’s an opportunity to learn about production techniques and technologies from industry experts,” said Mark Siegel, president of ABS. “We have a full conference schedule that will provide insight on a number of important topics for video professionals in the Pacific Northwest.” Steve...

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FOR-A to Introduce New 4K Frame Rate Converter at IBC 2014

Posted by on 09/08/2014 in Client News, Press Release | 0 comments

Unit offers versatile conversion for better picture quality Brugherio, Italy – FOR-A announces that it will introduce the FRC-9000 4K frame rate converter at the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam. Featuring FOR-A’s enhanced motion compensated frame rate conversion technology, FOR-A will showcase the FRC-9000 in its IBC booth, Hall 2, Stand A51. The FRC-9000 builds upon the success of FOR-A’s FRC-8000 frame rate converter and provides high-quality conversion. Ideal for live transmission use, the unit can be used as a 2 X HD/SD-SDI frame rate converter. The FRC-9000 is ideal for broadcast and film production, offers 3G/HD/SD multi-format support, and can be used for 4K applications. FOR-A’s new frame rate...

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