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James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment Signs Agreement with Christie to Accelerate Development of Next-Generation 3D Cinema Technology

In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie® and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agreement to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry’s most exciting new technology. The cooperation between two of Hollywood’s digital cinema powerhouses heralds a significant shift in how movies will be made and shown in theaters.

“I selected Christie for this ‘journey of discovery’ because the company is fully committed to my vision and shares my dedication to continually push the boundary of digital cinema,? said James Cameron.

“Lightstorm is committed to realizing the full potential of 3D and high frame rate technology to fully immerse audiences in the world of the movie before them,? said Craig Sholder, vice president, Christie Entertainment Solutions division. “This alliance promises to spark a new wave of excitement, creativity, and innovation more

James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment Signs Agreement with Christie to Accelerate Development of Next-Generation 3D Cinema Technology

In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie® and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agreement to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry’s most exciting new technology. The cooperation between two of Hollywood’s digital cinema powerhouses heralds a significant shift in how movies will be made and shown in theaters.

“I selected Christie for this ‘journey of discovery’ because the company is fully committed to my vision and shares my dedication to continually push the boundary of digital cinema,? said James Cameron.

“Lightstorm is committed to realizing the full potential of 3D and high frame rate technology to fully immerse audiences in the world of the movie before them,? said Craig Sholder, vice president, Christie Entertainment Solutions division. “This alliance promises to spark a new wave of excitement, creativity, and innovation more

Aaudio Imports Introduces Innovative Monos Audio Cables by B.M.C. Audio of Germany

Advanced Mono-Crystalline Silver Uniquely Blends Material, Purity and Process for RCA and XLR Wires with Exceptional Performance Qualities

PARKER, CO, Sept. 13, 2011 — Aaudio Imports, a leading supplier of world class high-end audio products, introduces into the U.S. market Monos Cables, a new series of advanced audio cables made by Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio of Germany with ultra-pure Mono-Crystalline Silver Wire. The cables include Single-Ended RCA Interconnects, Balanced XLR Interconnects, and various RCA and XLR Phono Cables.

The new Monos Cables are the result of a unique trifecta of material, purity and production process to create wires whose performance, accuracy and naturalness are second to none. The cables are made using mono-crystalline silver wire, developed by the Chiba Institute of Technology, the oldest private technical university in Japan. The Institute developed a special casting process that permits exceptionally long extrusions of single-crystal silver wire.

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RTW Announces At IBC 2011 3G-SDI Interface For TouchMonitor TM9

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Available at the End of the Year, New Upgradeable Option Will Support SD, HD and 3G-SDI Formats

AMSTERDAM, 13 SEPTEMBER 2011 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post-production, and quality control, will announce at IBC 2011 (Hall 8, Stand E.76) a 3G-SDI add-on interface for the TouchMonitor TM9, available by the end of 2011.

The new 3G-SDI option can be installed in all previous and future TouchMonitor TM9 units. In addition, new TM9 units can be ordered with the interface option already installed. The SDI interface for the TM9 supports the SD, HD and 3G-SDI formats, thus allowing for easy integration into TV studios, switching rooms and video post-production environments. It complements the existing custom input configuration of TouchMonitor units, which makes analog, AES3 and AES3-id formats available in various combinations, more

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Cinedeck RX Brings Award-Winning Capture, Monitoring and Playback Innovation to the OB Market

Cinedeck LLC (www.cinedeck.com) has broken new ground for broadcasters with the IBC 2011 launch of Cinedeck RX. Cinedeck

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RX is a rack mountable multi-format, multi-channel HD-SDI recorder, monitor and playback system that ushers in a new era for production facilities and OB productions.

Available in Europe through Cinedeck’s distributor Oxygen DCT, Cinedeck RX extends the innovations of the pioneering Cinedeck EXTREME to the unique, challenging requirements of the mobile broadcaster. Tapping feedback and input from some of the industry’s more respected broadcast engineers, Cinedeck developed hardware highly tailored to meet the specialized demands of the mobile broadcaster:

Record: Cinedeck RX captures in all leading production formats to cost effective storage media. Cinedeck RX natively supports all Avid DNxHD formats (wrapped as MXF OPAtom or QuickTime), all Apple ProRes formats including 4444, CineForm and uncompressed 444 (10-bit) or 422 (8- or more

Chyron Extends Power of BlueNet(TM) Graphics Workflow

New Plugin Brings Adobe Premiere Pro Functionality to Chyron Graphics Platform
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Pro Control to Debut New iPro.8 Low-Cost Companion Controller for Smartphones and Tablets at CEDIA EXPO 2011

CEDIA EXPO — Sept. 8, 2011 — Pro Control, a newly created division of Remote Technologies Inc., today introduced its innovative new iPro.8 companion controller. Making its debut at CEDIA EXPO 2011, the low-cost iPro.8 enables users to add the convenience of a dedicated remote when combined with a tablet, smartphone, or PC for A/V control. more

Matrox and Gallery Collaborate on New Broadcast Video Ingest Platform

AMSTERDAM, IBC2011 — Sept. 8, 2011 — Matrox(R) Video Products Group and Gallery today announced a next-generation broadcast ingest platform that combines Gallery SIENNA PictureReady software running on a Mac(R) mini with a Thunderbolt(TM) technology enabled Matrox MXO2(TM) I/O device to deliver a high-performance, reliable video ingest solution in a compact form factor. more

Matrox Announces New Multi-channel HD and SD I/O Card for Developers at IBC2011

Matrox Xmio2 Plus Card Delivers Advanced Failsafe Features that Guarantee 24/7 On-air Reliability
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Matrox Introduces Mac Support for Convert DVI Family of HD-SDI Scan Converters at IBC2011

AMSTERDAM, IBC2011 — Sept. 8, 2011 — Matrox(R) Video Products Group today announced Mac(R) support for the award-winning Matrox Convert(TM) DVI and Convert DVI Plus HD-SDI scan converters. These devices let broadcasters easily and economically take the computer-based content that is quickly becoming a key part of the nightly news to air. They are ideal for creating broadcast video from computer applications such as Skype(TM), YouTube(TM), Google Earth(TM), video games, and web browser sessions, as well as citizen journalists’ mobile phone videos. Matrox Convert DVI scan converters are also the perfect appliances to drive projectors and large displays at live events and in houses of worship. more

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