Angénieux Zoom & Anamorphic Lenses Bring Digital Content to Life

Published on Saturday, 19 April 2014

Angénieux showed three Optimo Style zoom lenses at NAB Show
2014, plus Angénieux’s first anamorphic zoom Optimo Anamorphic
56-152 mm 2S, 2x squeeze, for cinemascope.

VHX Builds Video Distribution Platform Service on Aspera

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014

VHX direct-to-fan digital video distribution platform deploys Aspera Aspera-vhx
On Demand to transfer content from filmmakers to a cloud-based platform,
rapidly making projects available online.

Akamai Advances Live, On-Demand Online Video Delivery

Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Akamai’s demonstrations at NAB 2014 focused on practical ways to meet Akamai-games
consumer expectations for live, on-demand online video at scale, across
networks and devices.

DVS Integrates VENICE into Sony XAVC & Avid Workflows

Published on Monday, 14 April 2014

DVS VENICE Server now includes Avid and XAVC workflow integration, DVS_VENICE2U_2013_300dpi
and the new SpycerBox Cell fast, scalable, hi-density SAN storage
supports post and broadcast formats up to 8K.

FOX SPORTS Expands & Accelerates New Spectra Logic Archive

Published on Sunday, 13 April 2014

FOX SPORTS has upgraded the Spectra Logic T950 tape archive system Techtel-spectra-logic
for their new facility from LTO-5 to LTO-6, storing over 2.5TB native per
tape with data transfers up to 160MB/sec.

Evertz’ EXE-VSR40 Raises Ethernet Switching Capacity to 46Tb/s

Published on Sunday, 13 April 2014

The EXE Video Service Routing Platform is Evertz’ new SDN switching Evertz-EXE-Routing-Switcher2
platform launched at NAB 2014, with 46 Tb/s switching capacity per
chassis to meet new video traffic demands.

Grass Valley EDIUS 7 Streams Content Through the Cloud

Published on Sunday, 13 April 2014

Grass Valley now transcodes content to a streaming format from the GV-EDIUS7-GV-STRATUS
HQ/HQX codec using Microsoft Azure. DaVinci Resolve 11 also supports
HQ/HQX in a new import/export workflow.

AJA LUT-box Manages Precise Colour and Looks Monitoring

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB AJA’s New Mini-Converter enables accurate image monitoring on-set
or in a studio with simultaneous SDI and HDMI outputs; Hi5-Plus and
HA5-Plus handle SDI-to-HDMI conversion.

Matrox Supports Upcoming Adobe CC Updates from SD to 4K

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB Matrox editing cards and devices will be tightly integrated with the next
major updates of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC,
supporting workflows from SD to 4K.

NewTek 3Play Integrates Sports Replay with Video Production

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB NewTek’s new 3Play 4800 and 3Play 440 systems now integrate
production capabilities for creating dynamic sports programs with professional,
network-style looks.

JVC Expands ENG Live HD Streaming & IP Connectivity

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB JVC has launched new cameras and systems with built-in IP connectivity JVC-Sinclair_WRGB
that help broadcasters work more readily in the cloud, without relying on
microwave or satellite trucks.

Digital Rapids Joins Imagine Comms on Software-Defined Transcoding

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB Imagine Communications acquired Digital Rapids to develop processing Digital-rapids-Kayak_Workflow_Designer
and compression systems for TV Everywhere; the Kayak platform now
supports MPEG-DASH and UltraViolet.

Grass Valley Puts GV STRATUS Playout in the Cloud

Published on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

NAB GV STRATUS Playout Software as a Service combines cloud computing GV-STRATUS-Playout-Image.jpg
with a solid-state playout server on a card. Also, K2 Dyno’s new DynoZoom
integrates AJA TruScale.

Vizrt Integrates MAXON, Adobe & NewTek Tools for Sports Video

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014

NAB Vizrt has developed software integrations with MAXON CINEMA 4D, Vizrt-Newtek
Adobe Creative Cloud and NewTek Tricaster’s affordable video replay,
slow motion, social media and 3D graphics.

Vizrt Gains New Tools for Live Sports Production & Analysis

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014

NAB Vizrt has updated its sports production software to support broadcasters’ Viz-Mosart---TV-2-Norway
need for remote production and viewers’ interest in fast analysis and
timely graphics.

Elemental Develops Scalable Software-Defined Video Platform

Published on Sunday, 06 April 2014

NAB Software-defined video systems implement flexible, scalable, Elemental_4K_Timbers_Capture
upgradeable video architectures, deploying virtualized resources
in private and public data centres.

mochaImport+ for NUKE Bridges Compositing & Tracking Pipelines

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014

NAB mochaImport+ for NUKE directly imports 2D tracking, 3D camera solves,
lens distortion maps and roto data from mocha into NUKE, to support
complex compositing and tracking projects.

Sony DWX Wireless Receiver Comes Free with PMW-400 & Transmitter

Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

Purchasers of Sony’s PMW-400 XDCAM camcorder and any DWX Series digital Sony-PMW400a
wireless transmitter can claim a free slot-in dual channel DWX digital wireless
receiver.