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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras Capture Heroic Action in the Hands of Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut

The video imagery begins in dramatic slow-motion: The crew of a Blackhawk helicopter sprints toward a waiting aircraft. Upon boarding, it takes to the sky. Cruising over forbidding alpine terrain, the crew locates an injured mountain climber trapped in a crevasse atop a remote peak. The Blackhawk lowers a Navy diver, who straps the victim into a gurney. Then the two are hoisted aloft on a long, thin cable. Once aboard, the aircraft speeds off into the sunset, headed for the nearest hospital helipad. more

NewTek TriCaster to Produce and Live Stream Third Annual Digital Content NewFront

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SAN ANTONIO – June 3, 2010 – NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that NewTek TriCaster portable live production system will be used to produce and live stream Digital Content NewFront (DCNF) 2010 presented by Digitas and its brand content unit The Third Act:. The theme for the invitation-only event being held on Wednesday, June 9 in New York City is Fandomonium — an exploration of how a lively and powerful mix of content, celebrity and community can build both audience and brands in a post-advertising world. Using TriCaster, event organizers will be able to deliver an HD network-style production of the six-hour summit, which may be viewed at www.digitalcontentnewfront.com.

“The DCNF 2010 will bring together some of the top creative minds in digital content creation, distribution and activation,” said John McCarus, VP of The Third Act: and Executive Producer, DCNF. “With more

Pacific Television Center Increases Capacity to Australia and New Zealand

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Company Deploys OC48 from Los Angeles to Sydney; OC12 from Sydney to Auckland

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based, independent global transmission and production company, is continuing to enhance its global reach by increasing their capacities between Los Angeles and Sydney to an OC48 and between Sydney and Auckland to an OC12. more

GEPCO INTERNATIONAL AND GENERAL CABLE: EXHIBITING WITH THE PERFECT BLEND AT INFOCOMM 2010

DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, MAY 27, 2010 — Gepco International (InfoComm Booth C6926), an industry-leading manufacturer and provider of high-end cabling solutions for the professional broadcast and entertainment markets, was acquired in August 2009 by General Cable (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies. Through their combined efforts, Gepco and General Cable offer the perfect blend of professional broadcast products, as well as a complete line of copper and fiber interconnect and cabling solutions. more

CBC/RADIO-CANADA MONTREAL AUDIO POSTPRODUCTION ADDS SONNOX RESTORE

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MONTREAL: CBC/RADIO-CANADA Audio Postproduction has selected the Sonnox Restore suites for use on the full range of its multifaceted programming.

Jean Diamant, CBC Supervising Technician – TV Technical Production, reports, “We added Sonnox Restore Suites to the CBC/Radio-Canada Montreal audio postproduction software inventory because they have an intuitive interface, a wide range of parameters and the ability to process quickly as AudioSuite plug-ins. They also complement our other restoration products.” more

NewTek Congratulates Diggnation and Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show on Winning Streamy Awards

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SAN ANTONIO – May 18, 2010 – NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, congratulates Diggnation and Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show for winning 2010 Streamy Awards for “Best Hosted Web Series” and “Best Live Production in a Web Series,” respectively. Both shows, which are produced and live streamed with NewTek TriCaster portable live production system, were recognized at the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, on April 11. more

Sennheiser’s Professional Systems Division Names B&H Photo Video “Dealer of the Year?

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OLD LYME, Conn. – May 11, 2010: The U.S. subsidiary of headphone and microphone manufacturer Sennheiser named B&H Photo Video, Inc. its 2009 dealer of the year for excellent sales, customer support and comprehension of Sennheiser’s diverse line of professional audio systems and solutions.

To express its thanks, Sennheiser made a generous donation to the American Red Cross’ Haiti Relief and Development fund in the name of B&H Photo Video. The donation supports the emergency relief and recovery efforts for those affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti. more

Scaling, Scan Conversion, Switching, Edge Blending and Warping : Calibre launches three new HQView™ models at InfoComm 2010

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At the top of the new introductions the HQView520 comprises warp mapping and edge blend. This model is ideal for geometric correction and blending using multiple projectors on to curved screens as well as for 3D dual stacked projector alignment.

Global debut for three new scaler, switcher and scan convertors comprising
3G-SDI inputs & outputs and edge blend & warp options

In what is understood to be the largest range of dedicated scaler, switcher and processors with soft edge blend and warp capabilities available in the market, Calibre UK will unveil their latest three models of their HQView™ range of processors alongside their flagship image warp processor at InfoComm 2010. more

“Why wait?? is the buzz phrase from Sirius 3-D as it shows its ColorCode 3-D Encoder™

ColorCode 3-D Encoder

ColorCode 3-D Encoder – a real-time stereoscopic encoder with an easy, intuitive user interface that converts Left and Right eye signals into a single, ColorCode 3-D signal. With our inexpensive ColorCodeViewer Paper™ 3-D glasses, any consumer TV set can then be used for the full 3-D experience.

In collaboration with its partner, American Paper Optics, Sirius 3-D technology and solutions were shown at NAB to show attendees that they can “broadcast in 3-D today?.

This can be achieved instantly without waiting for slow-moving standards to be implemented or by making large investments in proprietary technology.

Steen Iversen, CEO, Sirius 3-D, explains: “At the heart of our NAB presence was the ColorCode 3-D Encoder – a real-time stereoscopic encoder with an easy, intuitive user interface that converts Left and Right eye signals into a single, ColorCode 3-D signal. With our inexpensive ColorCodeViewer Paper™ 3-D glasses, any consumer TV set can then be used for the full 3-D experience.? more

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InfoComm 2010: blend, warp and edge blend multiple formats with Calibre’s PVProHD-IW processor

Calibre UK announces the powerful new PVProHD-IW professional HD HQView image scaler with warping, rotation and edge blend for use in a virtually unlimited range of projection applications.

See Calibre at InfoComm 2010, Booth N533

Calibre UK announces the powerful new PVProHD-IW professional HD HQView image scaler with warping, rotation and edge blend for use in a virtually unlimited range of projection applications. more

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