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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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New Analog HD Down Converter from AV Toolbox

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

TV One's AV Toolbox Division adds the VS-223 Analog HD Down Converter to the product line. It is designed to convert a variety of HDTV images, ranging from 480p to 1080p resolution, to an interlaced NTSC or PAL Standard Definition video signal. The VS-223 provides simultaneous Composite Video and S-Video outputs and also incorporates a bypass feature for the HD Component Video input. Read More

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Digital Rapids’ Stream 3.0 Encoding Upgrade Adds New Formats and New Features

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

Digital Rapids -- the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences -- continues to set higher standards for versatile, multi-format encoding with the launch of a powerful new version of the Stream software for Digital Rapids' ingest, encoding and streaming systems. New features in version 3.0 include significantly expanded compression and container format support (including Avid DNxHD(r), enhanced H.264 and more); new audio plug-in capabilities and third-party plug-in compatibility; enhanced Closed Caption support and more. Read More

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CyberPower Announces Power Mega 1000 Graphics Workstation

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

Features NVIDIA Quadro NVS420 Quad-Display Graphics Solution

CyberPower Inc., a manufacturer of custom gaming machines, notebook systems, and high performance workstations, today announced its Power Mega 1000 - an Intel Core-i7-based desktop workstation, which features NVIDIA's Quadro NVS-420 graphics solution. Read More

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HaiVision Launches Complete End-to-End HD H.264 Solution at NAB - Video Furnace System 5

By PVC News Staff | April 17, 2009

Video Furnace System 5 Incorporates High-Definition H.264 Throughout the Video-Over-IP System and Integrates the Compact and Affordable MAKITO HD H.264 Encoder Technology Read More

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TV One Launches New DVI Enhanced Resolution Video Scaler from TV One

By PVC News Staff | April 16, 2009

The latest DVI/HDMI video scaler added to the TV One-task range is the 1T-C2-760 DVI Scaler PLUS. It is based on TV One's exclusive CORIO®2 technology and has a single Enhanced-Bandwidth high quality graphic scaler capable of working at full DVI video rates. The scaler can be used to convert digital DVI-D or analog DVI-A signals to another format, with full picture-in-picture flexibility. Read More

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DATAVIDEO ACQUIRES SILICON VALLEY HARD DISK VIDEO RECORDER MANUFACTURER nNOVIA

By PVC News Staff | April 16, 2009

Acquisition brings new core technologies to Datavideo and highly complementary products will significantly increase Datavideo's product offerings to the broadcast and professional video marketplace. Read More

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SAN Solutions to Unveil Crawler Media Verification Engine at 2009 NAB Show

By PVC News Staff | April 16, 2009

New Appliance Ensures Integrity of Archived Essence and Metadata, Enables Federation of Assets Across Entire SAN- or NAS-Based Architecture Read More

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da Vinci Launches Professional Services Division

By PVC News Staff | April 16, 2009

da Vinci Systems, LLC, today announced the creation of the da Vinci Professional Services division to support the evolving and increased demand for system interoperation, storage optimization, and remote operations at leading post-production facilities worldwide. Read More

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I-Movix Launches SprintCam Basic - Entry-Level Ultra Slow-Motion Solution

By PVC News Staff | April 16, 2009

I-Movix today announced the launch of the new SprintCam Basic, an entry-level broadcast-ready ultra slow-motion solution for television companies, R&D facilities, educational institutions, and industrial users. Delivering ultra-slow motion frame rates of 500 to 2,000 fps with instant replay in SD resolution, SprintCam Basic offers the I-Movix industry-leading technology in a cost-effective and easy to use package. Read More

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Text “ROUGE” to 30364 And Be Eligible To Win $21,000 Lens and More From Angenieux at NAB.

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

This year NAB lucky show attendees will have the chance to win an Optimo Rouge lens valued at $21,000 - or one of several $100 AmEx cash cards, all courtesy of Angenieux - by registering NOW to participate in a special promotion. Read More

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