Australian News Channel has completed a major upgrade for its
Quantel Enterprise sQ production and playout, updating to V5
software and QTube connected workflow system.
PacTV Centre now operates three FOR-A UFM-30FRC frame rate
converters to handle diverse formats when transmitting feeds
around the world from LA, New York and London.
Front Porch Digital is now integrating its DIVArchive and LYNX
cloud-based content storage management with Ericsson’s disaster
recovery and Sony Optical Disc Archiving.
iN DEMAND creates volumes of promotional content for on-demand
movies and sports, distributed to video providers with a flexible
workflow based partly on AJA hardware.
DP Hajime Watanabe and director Koshi Horibe produced the
BUNRAKU Human/Puppet Exhibition with on-site playback through
an on-site 4K, Ultra HD and stereo 3D set-up.
Cinematographer and Steadicam Operator Brant Fagan SOC works on films
and TV powering his Steadicam and onboard cameras with Anton/Bauer
HyTRON 140s and DIONIC HCs.
Digital Rapids StreamZ Live encoders now include products for multiscreen
and converged deployments. Transcode Manager 2.0 supports H.265
compression and 4K Ultra HD encodes.
Haivision’s Mako and KulaByte encoders were used to deliver high
quality video for live streaming of simultaneous performances by
ballet dancers in Amsterdam and Toronto
Research at Screen Australia and Australian Children’s Television Foundation
indicates children prefer narrative, dedicated children’s screen content,
watched on multiple screens.
Dreamcatcher can zoom into the 4K raster of UltraHD sports footage
to customise replays in 4K or HDTV standards. A Mosaic feature
synchronises multiple angles for playout.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has standardized on
Signiant’s Media Shuttle file sharing for digital film submission and
distribution at its annual festival and world tour.
Green Rock Media runs a custom built FCP video editing, conversion
and monitoring infrastructure that functions on two AJA KONA 3
cards and four KONA 3G cards.
Bluefish444’s Apple Mac installer now supports AVID Open IO and
Assimilate software on OSX 10.8. The Adobe Mercury Transmit
plug-in now supports Epoch 4K Supernova video cards.
The new FUJIFILM IS-mini on-set colour management device
takes HD-SDI video and converts the colour information via 1D
and 3D LUTs to HS-SDI and HDMI outputs.
Atlantic Coast Conference used Aspera SDK to build a customized
video distribution portal with high-speed transfers of college sports
content powered by Aspera faspex.
Hong Kong TVB free-to-air broadcaster recently installed multiple
Chyron Channel Box HD graphics systems from Magna Systems
for the technical and on-air graphics of its three channels.
Broadcaster TV 2, Norway’s largest commercial station is using
Norwia miniHUB platform to cover Vasaloppet cross-country ski
race in Sweden from three transmission sites.
Yomiuri TV in Japan is replacing its entire tape-based linear editing
workflow with a new file-based NKE system based on Grass Valley
hardware and software.