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NVIDIA BRINGS HIGHLY ACCLAIMED QUADRO FX 4800 TO MAC MARKET

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Advanced Graphics Capabilities Redefine Visual Quality and Application Performance for the Mac Community

NVIDIA today brings to Mac Pro users its award-winning NVIDIA®® Quadro®® FX 4800, the market's most advanced professional graphics card. Read More

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audio-technica shotgun mics

AUDIO-TECHNICA DISPLAYS BP4071, BP4071L AND BP4073 SHOTGUN MICROPHONES

By Scott Gentry | April 21, 2009

Specialized microphones are ideal for long-distance pickup

NAB SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NV, April 20, 2009 - Audio-Technica displays three shotgun microphones: the BP4071, BP4071L and BP4073 Line + Gradient Condenser models. Designed for critical extended-range pickup in broadcasting, film/TV production and theater sound reinforcement applications, these high-performance mics offer extremely focused pickup throughout the entire frequency range. Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Videohub Routers

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Blackmagic Design Inc. today announced 2 new models of their award winning Videohub routers. At NAB 2008, Blackmagic Design shocked the television industry with Broadcast Videohub, the world's largest affordable SDI router, featuring 72 x 144 SDI routing, 3 Gb/s SDI technology, and automatic SD/HD/2K switching. Now Blackmagic Design has extended the Videohub range with Enterprise Videohub, a massive 144 x 288 model, and Studio Videohub, a compact 16 x 32 model. Read More

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AUDIO-TECHNICA EXHIBITS ATH-M35 DYNAMIC STEREO MONITOR HEADPHONES

AUDIO-TECHNICA EXHIBITS ATH-M35 DYNAMIC STEREO MONITOR HEADPHONES

By Scott Gentry | April 21, 2009

Ideal for studio, field recording, broadcast and live sound use, the durable ATH-M35 professional monitor headphones

NAB SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NV, April 20, 2009 - Audio-Technica displays the new ATH-M35 Dynamic Stereo Monitor Headphones. Employing the company's latest transducer technology, the ATH-M35's offer the highest level of sonic accuracy in a design engineered to provide maximum comfort for hours of listening. Key features include a foldable design for easy storage and a rugged storage pouch, enhancing the headphones' durability and lifespan. They are an ideal choice for a wide range of applications, from professional studio and home recording use to more portable situations such as live sound, broadcast audio-for-video and field recording. Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces OpenGear Converters

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Blackmagic Design Inc. today announced support for the OpenGear standard for rack mount converters and processing products with the introduction of 8 new OpenGear converters. These converters are virtually identical to Blackmagic Design's popular Mini Converter range, and the new OpenGear Converter range include models for analog video, HDMI, audio and optical fiber to and from SDI. Read More

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Triveni Digital Joins Harris Corporation, LG Electronics, MobiTV®, and Roundbox™

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

To Provide Live Mobile Digital TV Demo at NAB

Triveni Digital today announced that it will join Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), LG Electronics Inc., Zenith Electronics, MobiTV® Inc., and Roundbox™ Inc. to provide a demonstration of ATSC Mobile TV, including single-frequency network (SFN) capabilities, at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters Show. Operating in conjunction with Harris encoding, muxing, SFN, and transmitter systems, the Triveni Digital GuideBuilder™ platform, equipped with a new mobile metadata software extension, will generate the metadata used by MobiTV to deliver its service over ATSC Mobile standard as part of a hybrid broadcast and unicast service. Roundbox will be contributing its A/153 Part 4 standards-based announcements, while LG will provide mobile DTV receivers based on the broadcast mobile DTV system co-developed by Harris, LG Electronics, and LG's U.S. R&D subsidiary Zenith Electronics. Read More

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Ross Video Demonstrates A.I. Memory Recall at NAB

By Scott Gentry | April 21, 2009

Iroquois, ON Canada - April 20, 2009 - Ross Video will demonstrate a revolutionary new memory recall feature that will enhance the way their production switchers function at NAB 2009. A.I. Memory Recalls allow a memory to be recalled to preview without affecting the MLE Program output. This doubles the power of a single MLE, allowing smaller production switchers the ability to perform tasks with fewer MLEs.This feature is relevant in today's tough economic times where everyone must do more with less. Read More

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Partial File Restore Engine (PFRE) Speeds Access to Specific Content for Production or Sale

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Provides Convenient Migration and Transformation Tools

SAN Solutions, a leading architect of enterprise-class network storage infrastructures for the media and entertainment markets, is showcasing its new Partial File Restore Engine (PFRE) this week during the 2009 NAB Show. The PFRE leverages centrally stored metadata to simplify the identification and extraction of specific footage from archives, in turn giving content owners significantly faster and more convenient access to content in the appropriate format required for production or distribution. Read More

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Sonnet Fusion™ R400P Four-Drive SATA Storage System Offers High Performance, Flexibility, Value

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Sonnet Technologies today announced the Fusion™ R400P four-drive RAID SATA rackmount storage system, an economical and easy-to-deploy solution for flexible, high-performance storage in studio, control room, and mobile installations. Available in configurations from 0TB to 6TB, Fusion R400P features a fast eSATA interface with an integrated port multiplier for single cable to host connectivity, and high performance, low noise fans that make it suitable for use in noise-sensitive environments. Read More

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Matrox CompressHD - New Product Announcement

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Accelerator Card Provides Faster Than Realtime High Definition H.264 File Creation

For the Mac: Matrox CompressHD™ is the first implementation of Matrox MAX™ technology in an H.264 accelerator card for the Mac, priced at just $495 US. Matrox MAX technology uses a dedicated hardware processor to accelerate the creation of H.264 files for mobile devices, the web and Blu-ray discs. By using specialized hardware acceleration, jobs are finished with amazing speed and system resources are liberated for other tasks. Matrox CompressHD works in systems with or without a video I/O device. Ease of use is ensured through direct integration with Apple Compressor on the Mac. As an added benefit, the Matrox MAX technology allows direct export to higher-quality H.264 Blu-ray compliant files from Compressor. Read More

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NVIDIA UNVIELS INDUSTRY’S FIRST INTEGRATED GPU PLATFORM FOR BROADCAST PRODUCTION

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

New Quadro Digital Video Pipeline Delivers a Flexible, No-compromise Platform; Enables Real-time, Broadcast-quality Graphics

NAB 2009, LAS VEGAS-April 20, 2009- NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the NVIDIA®® Quadro®® Digital Video Pipeline, the industry's first integrated GPU-based platform for broadcasters to acquire, process and deliver virtual effects to video. Read More

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Introducing the HD Mouse

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Exclusive Technology for the Ultimate Multimedia Experience

In this issue of the Bella News: * Introducing the HD Mouse * Special NAB Pricing through April 30th * Visit us at NAB Read More

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MAXON CINEMA 4D HELPS IGNITE BROADCAST CUSTOMERS’ CREATIVITY

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY AND ELEVATES PERFORMANCE

MAXON Computer, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that MAXON CINEMA 4D continues to be the 3D digital content creation software of choice for the broadcast industry's most widely recognized networks and production facilities. CINEMA 4D's motion graphics module, MoGraph, is noted by customers as being particularly essential due to its quick workflow, fast rendering and easy export to compositing applications. Entities of note who count CINEMA 4D as a key part of their creative toolkits include: The Weather Channel, MTV, CMT, Comedy Central, TMZ, NBC, FOX, NFL, TRU TV, TNT, TBS, HGTV, Capacity, Cosmocyte, MSNBC, ESPN, HBO, CNN, USA Network, Troika Design Group, National Geographic Channel, Univision, ABC, E!, Telefutura, Third Eye Design Group, Al Jazeera, Red Car, d.inc design, Innovative Show Design (ISD), The Mill, NHK (Japan), NTV (Japan), SAT (Germany), RTL (Germany), Protokulture, Perception, the BBC and more. Overall, customers cite efficiency, cost savings, ease-of-use, and a significant boost in workflow productivity as the primary benefits for adopting CINEMA 4D into production pipelines. Read More

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Editshare and Automatic Duck Team to Streamline Workflows between Avid and FCP

By Scott Gentry | April 21, 2009

EDITSHARE AND AUTOMATIC DUCK TEAM UP TO SIMPLIFY, STREAMLINE SHARED WORKFLOWS BETWEEN AVID AND FINAL CUT PROInstant, automated file format and sequence translation enables Final Cut Pro and Avid editors to share same media, with timelines in tact, from a single storage space. Read More

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eyeon Unveils Generation 1.1 at NAB Strengthening Collaboration between Artist and Director in Post

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

eyeon Software Inc. unveiled Generation 1.1 today at NAB

Generation is a new class of software, which fills a gap in post and VFX workflows by offering a platform for artist collaboration and a visual canvas for efficient shot management. The new version of Generation adds new playback and image adjustment features, and extends the collaborative capabilities of the application. Read More

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AJA releases “IO Express”

AJA releases “IO Express”

By Alex Lindsay | April 20, 2009

AJA creates compact laptop interface with the IO Express

AJA is also releasing the IO Express which is designed for Laptop users (that's me!) for field capture and work. This is mini-version of the IO (which is a bit much to travel with...I've tried...often). This is another homerun product. AJA has the track record that allows me to assume it will work...well. While this doesn't have all the bells and whistles that the IO HD sports...it has what many of us need in the field with our laptop.IO Express FeaturesInterfaces with MacBook Pro HD/SD SDI input and outputHDMI 1.3a input and output, with Deep Color support at 30 and 36 bit per pixelHD/SD Component video output2-Channel RCA audio outputLTC I/O (selectable LTC Input/Reference Video Input)RS422 machine controlCompatible with Apple Final Cut Studio, Adobe CS4, and moreSmall, highly portable case design, one rackunit tall, half rackunit wide4-pin XLR power for AC or battery operation3-meter PCIe tether cablePCIe Mac Pro / workstation interface option availableOf course, all of this is one paper...I look forward to testing (or seeing someone here at PVC test) this box. It looks great! Read More

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LECTROSONICS PREMIERES OCTOPACK RECEIVER DOCK AND ANTENNA COUPLING SYSTEM AT NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 19, 2009

Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, will introduce the Octopack receiver dock and antenna coupling system at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, NV on April 20th. Designed for use in applications such as film and television production, ENG (electronic news gathering), and documentaries, the new Octopack features slots for up to four Lectrosonics two-channel SRA or SRA5P Digital Hybrid Wireless® receivers-offering up to eight wireless audio channels in an extremely compact, portable configuration. Read More

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REVOLUTIONARY INTERFACE CABLE FOR THE RED DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA LAUNCHES AT NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 18, 2009

R2E Cable Gets a First-Look by the Industry at This Year's Show

The R2E cable will make a splash this year at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, a product that's been highly anticipated by the RED camera market. Read More

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Artbeats Offers 30 Percent Savings on ALL Footage During Week of NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

Industry's Leading Royalty-free Stock Footage Company Celebrates NAB with Site-wide Discount; President and Founder Phil Bates to Speak at NAB 2009 ProMax Digital Lounge. Read More

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Boris FX Announces Boris Continuum Complete 6 FxPlug Public Beta

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

New 3D Objects, Real-Time Effects Browser Window, and Real-Time Chroma Key, Film Look, and Transition Effects for Apple Pro Video Applications Read More

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