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Introducing The CalDigit VR Mini. Serious Storage. On the Go.

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

CalDigit is excited to introduce the CalDigit VR mini, an innovative,compact and bus powered two drive RAID system, supporting a quadruple interface for easy connectivity.The CalDigit VR mini's modular design provides two removable drive modules and an easy to readfrontside LCD. With support for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD the CalDigit VR mini can reach speeds fast enoughfor high definition video editing. It includes easy to use software allowing for firmware updates,configuration, monitoring and even supports email notification. The CalDigit VR mini packs a ton ofperformance into a small package, making it a truly portable storage solution that can fit in the palm ofyour hand. Read More

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TV One Adds Another HD-SDI Color Monitor to the Product Line

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

The new LM-702HD Dual 7" HD Color Monitor is the latest addition to the rapidly growing range of TV One Broadcast LCD Displays. A multitude of video signal formats may be accurately monitored. Featuring high brightness, wide viewing angle, excellent contrast ratio and high definition color, the unit provides inputs for SDI (either SD-SDI or HD-SDI) with an active looping output, Analog RGBHV, YPbPr Component Video, Composite Video and YC. NTSC and PAL Television Standards are supported and automatically detected. Read More

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Matrox Adds HD-SDI Closed Captioning Support and RED Workflow Support to Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices for

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that release 1.3.1 for the Matrox MXO2 product line is now available as a free download from the Matrox website to all registered users. This release implements important new features including HD-SDI closed captioning support and RED workflow support. Read More

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Panamax/Furman Selected For Savant Excellence in AV Program

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that the company was selected for Savant's Excellence in AV Program. Savant designs, develops, and manufactures a complete suite of media and home automation solutions. As part of the Excellence in AV Program, the Panamax M7500-PRO, MB1000, Furman F1000-UPS, and PFPower M1500-UPS-PFP power management systems allow seamless installation with Savant's automation solutions through an RS-232 communication port. Read More

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ARRI CSC Relocates and Expands New York Camera Rental Facility

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

ARRI CSC, the largest full service rental group in the United States, is relocating its acclaimed New York camera rental department to a custom-designed facility in Secaucus, New Jersey. Read More

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CoreMelt releases the V2 product range. - available NOW!

By PVC News Staff | April 15, 2009

180 GPU accelerated plugins for motion graphics artists and video editors using Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, Apple Motion and After Effects CS3/CS4.Running on the Second Generation vTwin FX Engine which provides enhanced features such as all new intuitive user interface elements, organic onscreen color correction curves, and global preferences that allow you to spend less time meddling with settings, and more time creating phat video effects!! Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Developer Support for DeckLink, Intensity and Multibridge

By PVC News Staff | April 13, 2009

Blackmagic Design Inc. today announced the release of the Blackmagic SDK v1.2 for their DeckLink, Intensity and Multibridge broadcast capture and playback products. Blackmagic SDK v1.2 is a cross platform SDK for developers who want to write software for capture and playback of the highest quality video. The SDK is available now for both the Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X platforms. Read More

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Wohler’s 3Gbps-Capable AMP2-16-3G Audio Monitor Offers Future-Proof Functionality and Flexibility

By PVC News Staff | April 12, 2009

Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced the release of the AMP2-16-3G audio monitor, a 3Gbps-capable 16-channel monitor introduced to address broadcasters' migration to HD and their increasing reliance on higher-capacity 3Gbps video transport infrastructures. The monitor leverages the unique flexibility of the popular WohlerPlus audio processing platform to ensure versatile, future-proof functionality with 3Gbps support. Read More

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Zaxcom’s New QRX100 Receiver to Provide Four-Channel Audio Support in a Single, Lightweight Package

By PVC News Staff | April 12, 2009

Zaxcom today introduced a new concept in professional audio technology with the QRX100 four-channel RF audio receiver. The QRX100 will receive four channels of audio from up to two Zaxcom stereo or mono digital transmitters, allowing ENG audio professionals to leverage the full capabilities of today's four-channel cameras. By bundling an optional timecode receiver and IFB transmitter in a single, lightweight package, the QRX100 will offer the added benefit of reducing broadcasters' equipment costs, RF bandwidth requirements, and power demands. Read More

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Front Porch Digital Releases DIVAdirector 4.0, a ‘Mini-MAM’ System With ‘Maxi-Mum’ Value

By PVC News Staff | April 12, 2009

Front Porch Digital today released DIVAdirector 4.0, a focused "mini-MAM" (media asset management) package that enables content owners easily to repurpose, access, and browse proxies of digital media files using a familiar Web-based interface. Read More

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Bridge Technologies Version 4.0 Software Adds Features and Enhancements Across VideoBRIDGE Line

By PVC News Staff | April 09, 2009

Bridge Technologies has announced the release of its version 4.0 operating software, bringing a clutch of new features and enhancements to the VideoBRIDGE monitoring and analysis product line. Available April 2009, version 4.0 is a free-of-charge upgrade to existing customers. Read More

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Petrol™ Introduces Inflatable Airline Bag for Cameras

By PVC News Staff | April 09, 2009

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This innovative duffle-style bag is carried in a compact 13.8" L x 9.4" W x 5.7" H (35cm x 24cm x 14.5cm), zippered nylon pouch for hassle-free transportation through airline security and easy boarding.Petrol™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the Petrol Inflatable Airline Bag, created specifically for boarding a plane with a full-size broadcast camera. Read More

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Omneon Partners With Tekserve and IMT to Target Post-Production Market

By PVC News Staff | April 08, 2009

Active Storage and Grid-Based Processing From Omneon Bring Greater Power, Versatility to Editing and Repurposing Applications

Omneon Inc. today announced that it is partnering with New York's Tekserve and Hollywood's Integrated Media Technologies (IMT) to deliver new workflow solutions targeted to the needs of the television and motion picture post-production market. Through these reseller relationships, Omneon will offer purpose-built storage solutions based on the powerful Omneon MediaGrid(TM) active storage system to enable efficient and highly scalable editing and repurposing workflows. Read More

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Litepanels Intro’s First all-in-one Spot and Flood LED light

By PVC News Staff | April 08, 2009

Litepanels®, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the 1x1 Bi-Focus, the first LED light fixture capable of variable spot and flood focusing. An alternative to energy inefficient Fresnel lights, the ultra-thin and portable 1x1 Bi-Focus offers a cool-to-the-touch, low energy draw solution that provides the flexibility to instantly vary the width of light beam. Read More

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THE VITEC GROUP DISPLAYS CONFIDENCE AND COMMITMENT TO THE FUTURE AT NAB 2009

By PVC News Staff | April 08, 2009

The Vitec Group plc, one of the world's largest and most diverse media equipment suppliers, announced today that it is bringing no less than 19 separate product brands to NAB 2009, where it will create a 'Vitec Village' in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in Booths C6517, 8 & 9 and Booth C3707. Read More

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Sachtler introduces DV 10 SB fluid head

By PVC News Staff | April 04, 2009

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the DV 10 SB fluid head, the smallest 100mm bowl-mount head in the Sachtler DV line. The DV 10 SB is equipped with an array of state-of-the-art functions, including a 12-step counterbalance as well as five horizontal and five vertical levels of drag plus "0". Its handy SpeedBalance technology enables fast and smooth adjustments, while the head's payload range from 2-26 lbs (1 to 12kg) and tilt range of +90° to -75°, make the DV 10 SB the ideal tool for diverse shooting conditions. Read More

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DIMENSION 3 2009 - THE ESSENTIAL FORUM FOR 3D MARKETS

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Dimension 3 (www.dimension3-expo.com) the world's leading festival for professionals involved in 3D stereoscopic production, post and display, will take place in Paris, France, from 2 - 4 June 2009. Read More

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eyeon to Introduce New Training Initiative at NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Getting New VFX Artists Up-to-Speed Fast with SWAT

eyeon Software Inc., maker of the award-winning Fusion™ compositing application, announced its new SWAT certification program to ensure that new and established VFX artists receive the training and support they need to realize their full creative potential. With the new SoftWare Artist Training (SWAT) umbrella program, the company has expanded its international network of trainers, colleges, online resources, and in-house product support personnel to ensure that every eyeon artist is up-to-speed on the latest versions of Fusion™, Generation®, Rotation®, and Vision®. eyeon will launch the new program at NAB, April 20-23, 2009, in Las Vegas. Read More

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SynthEyes Sees Double at NAB

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Andersson Technologies LLC will be demonstrating the latest SynthEyes 2008+1 (2008.1) release of its versatile and affordable camera tracking application at NAB Booth SL7406 in Las Vegas, April 20-23. The new SynthEyes release will be demonstrated using the 64-bit OS X version; the leading-edge 64-bit OS X capability was announced in January. Read More

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Zaxcom Announces Deva and Fusion Display Screen Upgrade

By PVC News Staff | April 03, 2009

Zaxcom, a pioneering provider of professional audio equipment, today announced a display screen upgrade for the company's popular Deva and Fusion audio recording systems. Three times as bright as existing Deva displays, the new screen allows for easier control in any environment. The additional luminance allows audio professionals to view and adjust all of Deva settings - such as scene, take, note, and roll number metadata - quickly and easily, even in direct bright sunlight. Read More

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