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Cartoni’s FOCUS HD Fluid Head Helps Cinematographer Danny Schmidt Capture Colombia’s Endangered Spider Monkey

“Working in the jungle, it’s important to have gear you trust will function time and time again,” Schmidt says, “even in gnarly conditions when you’re breaking it down and setting it up 20 times a day.”...
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Cooke Optics sets out roadmap of lens releases

Cooke Optics has set out a roadmap for delivery of its most recently announced and highly anticipated lenses, as well as an update about /i3...
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Grass Valley and Dejero Ease the Delivery of Content from the Field to the Newsroom

Recognizing the increasing demand for timely on-site reporting and the shift in the way news is gathered today, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Dejero are collaborating to integrate Dejero's LIVE+ Control monitoring
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IKEGAMI SHOWCASES HDK-97ARRI PRODUCTION CAMERA SYSTEM AT CCW

Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, exhibited its advanced systems
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JVC UNVEILS GY-HM200SP STREAMING CAMCORDER WITH BUILT-IN SCORE OVERLAY

JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, introduced the GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder with embedded score panel graphics
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Kino Flo Reintroduces 4Bank Fixture

Kino Flo Lighting Systems has reintroduced its award winning 4Bank Fixture with a new design. The 4ft and 2ft 4Bank fixtures feature 90° Honeycomb Louvers and metal louver brackets.
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PrimeTime delivers “Quiet on the Set” with LED Fresnel

Television studios and film sets are being upgraded with energy-saving LED light fixtures and PrimeTime delivers a quiet set without the hum of a bunch of fans
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RED INRODUCES SCARLET-W CAMERA

RED introduced the newest addition to the RED DRAGON® family, SCARLET-W. Bringing an unparalleled level of accessibility to content creators everywhere, SCARLET-W combines RED’s intuitive camera design
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Sony Expands Line of XDCAM HD 422 Shoulder Camcorders

New PXW-X400 model has enhanced network functions, XAVC-Long 60P, pool feed and improved weight balance. Sony’s newest addition to its PXW series of shoulder-mount camcorders – model PXW-X400
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Vocas has the latest in Canon C300 Accessories

Vocas have their own version of the cheeseplate to replace the Canon top helmet that is standard with the camera. The Vocas version has multiple attachment points and the ability to add 15mm top rods to the front of the camera
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ZYLIGHT NEWZ ON-CAMERA LIGHT NOW SHIPPING

Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced its Newz compact on-camera light is now shipping. Designed for broadcast news
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AJA Releases New openGear®-Compatible Rack Cards at Inter BEE 2015

AJA Video Systems released three new models to its range of openGear-compatible video and audio rackframe cards, supporting single channel SDI-to-Fiber and Fiber-to-SDI conversion.
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Archiware releases one-click Archiving tool “P5 Archive App”

Archiware, manufacturer of the data management software suite Archiware P5, is launching the revolutionary P5 Archive App and version 5.3 of the Archiware P5 Software Suite
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DEJERO ANNOUNCES LIVE+ TRANSCEIVER, A VERSATILE AND COMPACT ENCODER/DECODER

Dejero today announced the launch of the LIVE+ Transceiver, a combination encoder/decoder for IP video transport over Dejero's LIVE+ platform
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Imagine Communications Showcased Next-Gen Innovations at CCW 2015

Imagine Communications, a global leader in video and advertising solutions serving the media and entertainment, multichannel video programming distributors
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LAWO SHIPS SAPPHIRE COMPACT MIXING DESK

Lawo gained a lot of attention at IBC 2015 with the introduction of its sapphire compact mixing desk. Providing a new, small mixing surface with either eight or twelve
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Rohde & Schwarz DVS offers innovative features for live and near-live productions with R&S VENICE

At BES 2016 Rohde & Schwarz will present its ingest and production server R&S VENICE with an extended feature set that is specifically tailored to meet the challenges of studio
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ROLAND NOW SHIPPING ITS V-1HD HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO SWITCHER

Roland announces shipment of its V-1HD Video Switcher, an easy-to-use, compact and portable switcher that can accommodate up to four HDMI audio/video sources
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Spectra Logic and Globus Partner to Offer Cost-Effective Tiered Storage

Spectra Logic and Globus today, unveiled a new partnership that incorporates Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl hybrid storage ecosystem and the Globus research data management
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The Shogun 4K broadcast family strengthened by new open standard adopted by Ikegami

Atomos has set its sights on redefining the workflow of creative professionals around the world by making the wrangling of technology easier and more affordable
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BVE 2016 LAUNCHES AV & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT THEATRE

As part of London Entertainment Week and in recognition of the increasing convergence between the broadcast and AV markets, the new theatre marks the show’s latest
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CINEGY ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH GENCOM TECHNOLOGY

Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression, animation and effects, announced a new partnership
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EditShare XStream EFS Sees Spike in Orders

EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, has seen a spike in orders for its recently released XStream EFS shared storage solution. Marking one of the best quarters to date..
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EVS APPOINTS YVAN ABSIL AS CFO OF THE COMPANY

EVS Broadcast Equipment, the leading provider of live video production systems, today announces the appointment of Yvan Absil as Senior Vice President and CFO of the company. Mr Absil currently serves as Finance Director EMEAI, LATAM
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GLOBECAST APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN AND CEO

Globecast has announced that Philippe Bernard has been appointed as its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Olivier Barberot. He brings a wealth of international
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GRAVITY MEDIA GROUP EXPANDS WITH THE ACQUISITION OF HYPERACTIVE BROADCAST

Gravity Media Group, the owner of worldwide broadcast services specialist Gearhouse Broadcast, has today announced the acquisition of Hyperactive Broadcast Limited, a UK-based
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Harmonic Announces Binding Offer to Acquire Thomson Video Networks

Harmonic the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, announced it has signed a binding offer to acquire Thomson Video Networks, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions ("TVN")
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PlayBox Technology Expands Management Team with New CTO and CloudAir Chief Architect

PlayBox Technology, a global leader in broadcast television playout and channel branding, announces two key additions to its board. Stanislav (Sunny) Petkov
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Prime Focus Technologies to Provide DAX® Production Solution to Miramax® for Worldwide Production

Prime Focus Technologies, the technology arm of Prime Focus, the world’s largest media services powerhouse, today announced it has entered into an agreement with global film and television studio Miramax®.
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SAM announces active participation in Alliance for IP Media Solutions

SAM has welcomed the formation of the just-announced Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) and has also confirmed its active involvement
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ACTUS RELEASES CLIP FACTORY 5.9

Actus Digital, a developer of Web based broadcast monitoring platform, announced the release of Clip Factory 5.9. Clip Factory provides a complete solution: recording
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ARCHIMEDIA’S IRIS BECOMES THE WORLD’S FIRST SOFTWARE MEDIA PLAYER TO PLAY IMF COMPLEX FILES

Iris, Archimedia’s suite of software applications designed to speed file workflow can now play IMF complex files. These files are rapidly becoming a preferred format for motion pictures because they dramatically reduce
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Crystal Vision's new frame makes UK debut at BVE 2016

The industry's most forward-looking frame system will be making its UK debut with the launch of Vision 3 from Crystal Vision – a 3U frame equally suitable for adapted variants of the company's existing SDI video
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Telestream Wirecast Launches New Live Webcasting Capabilities with VisualWebcaster

Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, is teaming up with Onstream Media, a leading provider of high-end webcasting solutions
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FORSCENE BOOSTS EDITING AND COLLABORATIVE CAPABILITIES IN NEWEST RELEASE

A new iteration of Forbidden's professional video editing software, Forscene, will be released on Nov. 24 and will be immediately available to all clients of the post-production platform. The functionality introduced in this release
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NEW AVID PRO TOOLS UPDATE ACCELERATES AUDIO EDITING WORKFLOWS

Avid announced a new software update for the industry-standard digital audio software, Avid Pro Tools®, available to Pro Tools 12 customers with Avid All Access plans. The latest enhancements further deliver on Avid EverywhereTM
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QUANTUM RELEASES NEW VERSION OF STORNEXT CONNECT

Quantum Corp. announced the release of StorNext Connect 1.1, a significantly enhanced version of its easy-to-use management tool that simplifies the installation, discovery, administration and monitoring of StorNext® environments
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TELESTREAM'S NEW EPISODE 7 NOW AVAILABLE

Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions announced that the latest version of its Episode video encoding software is now available. Unveiled at IBC 2015, Episode 7.0 now features bigger
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Viz Ticker 2.7 released with new image, editing, and configuration tools

Viz Ticker is an advanced ticker system that makes it possible to build creative and compelling graphic tickers with total flexibility. Viz Ticker 2.7 is released with several new features to improve the flexibility of ticker design
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New Delhi Matters »

Film industry works on superstition, albeit in a New India setting

The latest equipment gets used in our film industry. So much so that even Arri Alexa cameras are now largely outmoded. We go for the latest and the best, both out of a sense of advanced knowledge...

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Editor's Desk

Pivotal year of transition in broadcast

Our newsroom focus issue coincides with the BES Expo New Delhi, seen as delivering primarily latest newsroom technology from brands active in Indian broadcast...

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THE THIRD DIMENSION »

The Leftist Sufi

In 1995, one of India’s celebrated film auteurs was at his peak, winning 2 National awards for his most recent feature film – NASEEM. He decided to quit film making. He resolved he had nothing more to say.

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