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  • NBC, NHL Mark Decade of Winter Classics
    by James Careless on December 18, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    SOUTH BEND, IND.—On New Year’s Day at 1 p.m. EDT, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will take to the outdoor ice for the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. It will be held in the unprotected Notre Dame Stadium, which can seat 80,795 fans outside. Opened in 1930, the stadium was designed ... […]

  • ATEME Titan Encoder Contributes To 3.0 Cleveland Test
    by Phil Kurz on December 18, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    CLEVELAND—Video encoder developer ATEME today announced it is providing the HEVC encoder for the ATSC 3.0 test station being run by NAB and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) in Cleveland. The encoder, the software-based Titan solution, is enabling NAB and CTA to conduct tests of ... […]

  • Review: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
    by Ned Soltz on December 18, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    Confession—I had a one week loaner of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. After tearfully returning it to Blackmagic, I ordered one. Measuring 7x3.4x3.8 inches, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K isn’t exactly a camera that can fit into your pocket, but at a $1,295 price point you also ... […]

  • NUGEN Audio's SEQ-S and Stereoizer Produce Emotional Score for Dynamic Storytelling
    by D. Pagan Communication on December 18, 2018 at 3:29 pm

    HOLLYWOOD, CA, DECEMBER 18, 2018 - Sound Designer and Music Producer Shreyas Srinivas first started out as a guitar player and later switched to music production. As a producer, he began doing a lot of work in post production, including sound design, sync sound and re-recording for a range of indie ... […]

  • Bannister Lake Releases Chameleon Version 10 Real-Time Data Aggregation and Graphics Management Solution
    by Dundee Hills Group on December 18, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — Dec. 18, 2018 — Chameleon, Bannister Lake's data aggregation and graphics management solution is introducing dramatic new enhancements with a strong focus on election data. Within its election module, Chameleon Version 10 improves how election data is ingested and managed. The ... […]

  • Storage Equation: Performance, Cost and the Move to Cloud
    by Dave Colantuoni on December 18, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    BURLINGTON, MASS.—Today’s media value chain is interconnected—from one end to the other. The myriad of production and post-production tasks now interact in new and complicated ways. So just as overall workflows must be flexible to accommodate different content production and distribution needs and ... […]

  • A Spectrum of Color Temperatures
    by Julia Swain on December 18, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Understanding color temperature is not a daunting task. What can be intimidating is being on location and needing to deal with a range of different temperatures at once. The camera can only be set to a single Kelvin reading at a time as its white balance, so how do we deal with different colored ... […]

  • Mike Tirrell Joins Myers as Chief Operating Officer
    by Posted by Tom Butts on December 18, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    NORTHAMPTON, MASS.—Broadcast management solutions provider Myers has announced Mike Tirrell as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Tirrell, who most recently served as Senior Director, Data Services for NBCUniversal Media, LLC, will drive the company’s corporate, strategic, and operational ... […]

  • Magewell Shipping Pro Convert IP Encoder
    by Phil Kurz on December 17, 2018 at 9:07 pm

    NANJING, China—Magewell today began shipping two new Pro Convert IP standalone encoders: the Pro Convert HDMI 4K Plus and a 1080p HD counterpart. The encoders, which use NewTek’s NDI technology allow users to add traditional HDMI video signals into live, IP-based productions. The Pro Convert HDMI ... […]

  • Understanding Your Data
    by Harry Grinling on December 17, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    Virtualization technology has already arrived in the broad world of smart business where automation and predictability hold the key to monetization. Industries such as telcos, manufacturing, energy, financial services and retail, among others, successfully adopted the cloud some time ago. However, ... […]