Videoguys' News from IBC 2012 with Major Product Announcements!

Videoguys' News from IBC 2012 with Major Product Announcements!
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Major Product Announcements from the 2012 IBC Show in Amsterdam past week the IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) show took place in Amsterdam. Over the past few years the IBC show has become as big and as important as the NAB show in April. So now our industry has two annual events, where new technologies and products get showcased. While we were not at the show, we made sure to keep on top of all the latest announcements, and posted them on our blog with the keyword IBC.

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Avid Announces Media Composer 6.5 & Symphony 6.5 announced the latest release of its industry-leading video editing tools, Media Composer6.5, Symphony 6.5, and NewsCutter10.5, providing fast, open workflows that greatly advance editing efficiency.

What’s new in 6.5
Media Composer 6.5, Symphony 6.5, and NewsCutter 10.5 offer key enhancements that enable customers to speed up their workflow efficiency:

  • Avid Media Authoring
    Create AS-02 and other volumes for archive, and write sequences back to the original source media with AMA.
  • AFD support
    Establish the intended viewing experience with the Active Format Description setting.
  • Advanced relink support
    Reconnect clips to the original or new media using common metadata fields.
  • I/O hardware release
    Switch to software-only mode without disconnecting hardware, and share Avid Open I/O hardware with other software in a single click.
  • Advanced audio keyframing
    Edit and replicate audio keyframes across clips fast, with copy and paste ease.
  • 64-voice audio support
    Monitor more audio tracks with greater flexibility and ease.

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$489.00 Upgrade from v6

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Adobe Introduces Crossgrade to Production Premium CS6 at 30% OFF Promotional Price

Adobe CS6 Production Premium License
Downloadable License, PC & Mac

reg. $1,899.00

Add the PC or Mac Installation
disc for an additional $20.00

Now when you switch from Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer or Symphony, Autodesk Smoke, Sony Vegas Pro, or Grass Valley Edius,
you can save 30% on Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium downloadable license. Make the move to CS6 Production Premium and take advantage of this complete video toolset that includes Adobe Premiere® Pro CS6. With over 50 new enhancements, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 makes editors switching from other tools feel right at home. You'll also get industry-leading tools like Adobe After Effects® CS6, Adobe Photoshop® CS6 Extended, and more that help you master
the art of post-production.

6 great reasons to switch to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 as part of CS6 Production Premium:

  1. Streamline your workflow with After Effects and Photoshop integration plus get new suite additions Adobe Prelude™ CS6 and Adobe SpeedGrade™ CS6.
  2. Save lots of time with file-based and DSLR footage support that lets you skip transcoding and rewrapping.
  3. Take advantage of blazing performance with real-time playback and third-party I/O hardware integration.
  4. Experience more streamlined encoding with the Adobe Media Encoder.
  5. Edit faster using customizable keyboard shortcuts, plus powerful trimming and editing tools.
  6. Collaborate more efficiently through interoperability with Final Cut Pro 7 and Avid Media Composer.

click here for more great reasons to Make the Switch today!

Adobe also announced Adobe Anywhere for video, an in-development technology that the company says will allow multiple users of Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Prelude to collaborate by accessing centralized media and assets from any location. click here to learn more

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SONY Sound Forge Pro Mac

Sound Forge Pro Mac

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SONY Debuts Sound Forge Pro Mac
& SONY Vegas Pro 12

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Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, will offer show attendees a sneak peek of Vegas™ Pro 12, the soon-to-be released version of their award winning NLE, along with Sound Forge™ Pro Mac, the first version of this popular digital audio editor designed exclusively for the OS X platform. In addition to these technology previews, demonstrations will be provided for SpectraLayers, the newly released audio waveform editing software, and DoStudio, the Blu-ray Disc™ encoding and authoring application.

Sound Forge Pro Mac
Finally on the Mac! Sound Forge Pro the legendary digital audio editor is now finally available on the Mac. Rethought, reshaped, recreated with a refined interface and unrivaled processing tools, Sound Forge Pro has been reinvented for the Mac.

Built on a clean slate for OS X, Sound Forge™ Pro Mac software provides a contemporary application environment that’s perfect for recording, editing, processing, and rendering broadcast-quality audio master files.

Vegas Pro 12 - coming in two versions!
Combining a familiar track-based timeline with hundreds of thoughtful workflow innovations, Vegas Pro 12 simplifes the editing process while offering the high-end performance and features you’ve come to expect in an award-winning NLE. Supporting more formats, more workflows, and more creative control than ever before, Vegas Pro 12 makes it easy to deliver your message and express your artistic vision.

Sony Vegas Pro 12 will be available in 2 editions:

Sony Vegas Pro Edit is a new, lower cost package featuring all of the editing capabilities of Vegas Pro 12, without DVD Architect and the Dolby Encoder software

Sony Vegas Pro 12 Collection, includes Vegas Pro 12 Edit plus DVD Architect™ Pro 5.2, and Dolby® Digital Professional Encoder, in an integrated production environment designed for a new generation of creative professionals.

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AJA Announces 35% Price Reduction for Top-Selling HD Mini Converters and AJA T-TAP is Now Shipping!

AJA Video Systems announced new price reductions for over a dozen of its leading HD Mini-Converters, thereby making a range of its compact, high-quality, standalone conversion solutions even more accessible for production professionals. Built with the highest standards in reliability, all Mini-Converters are backed by AJA's world-class support network and 5-year international warranty.

Updated pricing for select Mini-Converters includes:

  • 3GDA 1x6 3G/HD/SD Reclocking distribution amplifier: $395
  • 3GM 3G/1.5G HD-SDI multiplexer: $795
  • GEN10 HD/SD Blackburst & Tri-level Sync generator: $345
  • HA5 HDMI to HD-SDI/SDI video and audio converter: $345
  • HD10AMA HD/SD 4-channel analog audio embedder/disembedder: $795
  • HD10AM HD/SD 8-channel AES embedder/disembedder: $795
  • HD10AVA SD/HD analog composite or component video and 4-channel analog audio to SD/HD-SDI with embedded audio: $695
  • HD10C2 HD-SDI and SDI digital-to-analog converter, 10-bit: $595
  • HD10CEA SDI/HD-SDI to analog audio/video: $695
  • HD10DAHD/SD (dual-rate) re-clocking 1x6 serial digital DA: $345
  • HD5DA HD-SDI/SDI serial digital distribution amplifier: $195
  • HI5-3G 3G/Dual Link/HD-SD-SDI to HDMI video and audio converter: $595
  • HI5 HD-SDI/SDI to HDMI video and audio converter: $345

AJA T-TAP Now Shipping

AJA T-TAP Thunderbolt powered SDI and HDMI outputAJA Video Systems T-TAP is a very small new bus-powered device that takes advantage of Thunderbolt connectivity for high-quality 10-bit SD, HD and 2K output through SDI and HDMI connections. This new adapter enables a simple, unobtrusive means of getting professional video and audio out of any Thunderbolt-enabled Mac system.


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Matrox Makes Several Announcements at IBC 2012

matrox_vs4_275.jpgMatrox VS4
Quad HD-SDI Capture Card for Live Streaming with Telestream Wirecast

Matrox announced Matrox VS4, a four-channel HD-SDI capture card for use with Telestream Wirecast for Windows webcasting software. In a single PCIe slot, Matrox VS4 provides up to four independent HD-SDI inputs with up to 16 embedded audio channels per SDI source, taking up an absolute minimum of the precious real estate inside a PC.

Matrox VS4 is ideal for creating multi-camera internet broadcasts of sports, religious services, corporate meetings, and other live events. It not only sends video feeds to Wirecast for streaming, it simultaneously records all the original video and audio feeds to disk – ready for post-event editing.

mxo2dock_back_300.jpgMatrox MXO2 Dock
Thunderbolt Accessory for Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices Delivers Convenience and Connectivity

Matrox announced Matrox MXO2 Dock, an accessory that allows users of Matrox MXO2 I/O devices and MacBook Pro or MacBook Air to easily create an ideal ergonomic workspace for video editing and content creation.
From a single Thunderbolt connection, users can add multiple peripherals including a large HDMI display, a full-size keyboard, and a mouse. A gigabit Ethernet port provides connectivity to a wired network, enabling data transfers 18 times faster than Wi-Fi. One SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports are also provided.

matrox_monarch_250.jpgMatrox Monarch
Professional Video Streaming and Recording Appliance

Matrox announced Matrox Monarch, a professional video streaming and recording appliance. This small easy-to-use device is configurable via a simple HTML interface using any computer on the same network as the device. It generates an RTP-, UDP-, or RTSP-compliant H.264 stream from any full resolution HDMI input while simultaneously recording high-quality MP4 or MOV files to an SD card, a USB 2.0 flash drive or hard disk, or network storage.

matrox_mxo2_family_max_300.jpgMXO2 & Telestream Wirecast
Entire Line of Matrox MXO2 Capture Devices Now Support Telestream Wirecast 4.2 for Windows

Matrox announced support for Telestream Wirecast 4.2 for Windows across the entire line of Matrox MXO2 capture devices. Matrox MXO2 devices are the ideal portable capture solutions for streaming live events from wherever they are happening. News, sports, concerts, educational seminars, religious services, and corporate meetings are just a few of the many types of live events where an MXO2 device comes in handy for creating internet broadcasts.
Their convenient form factors let users stream from anywhere there is an internet connection – in studio, on set, in the field, and in OB vans. Matrox MXO2 devices not only send a video feed to Wirecast for streaming, they simultaneously create a high-quality recording of the original video and audio feed on disk – ready for post-event editing.

Support for Wirecast 4.2 for Windows will be part of Matrox driver release 7.2 which will be available to registered users as a free download from the Matrox website in November 2012.

multi_ingest_250.jpgMatrox Multi
New Low Price on Matrox Multi Family of Four-Channel 3G SDI Cards for Mac

Matrox announced announced that the three cards in the Matrox Multi Family of SDI I/O cards are now priced at just $1495 US (€1295, £995). These products bring a high level of channel density to the Mac Pro. In a single PCIe slot, a Matrox Multi card provides up to four independent inputs or outputs with up to 16 embedded audio channels per SDI stream. User-selectable combinations of 3G, HD, SD, and Dual Link are supported.

The Matrox Multi cards are designed to let users get the most from the valuable expansion slots in a Mac Pro and eliminate the expense of multiple systems in many applications. The innovative features of the Matrox Multi cards make them the ideal choice for a variety of applications including multicamera streaming with Telestream Wirecast Pro, versatile video ingest with ToolsOnAir just:in, and HD digital video assist with In2Core QTAKE HD. The Matrox Multi cards are supported by the Matrox Software Development Kit (SDK) for Mac.

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NewTek Unveils TriCaster 40: The Most Complete HD Multi-Camera Video Production Studio Under $5K

NewTek Tricaster 40

NewTek unveiled TriCaster™ 40—the company's latest entry in its TriCaster family of live production systems. TriCaster 40 creates a new entry point for broadcasters and producers who need full-resolution, HD, multi-camera live production and streaming capabilities, at a breakthrough price. The easy-to-operate, integrated, desktop system is the first on the market to offer such a comprehensive set of real-time video production capabilities for under $5,000.

TriCaster 40 Provides:

  • Real-time HD and SD Video Production - Use multiple cameras, video inputs, stored clips, graphics, laptops, iOS devices and more to create and deliver television programming in real time at the native resolution of your video sources, without compromising quality
  • Portability - The small desktop footprint allows you to produce a broadcast-quality show from virtually any location, while its cart-friendly size can make any room a real-time studio
  • Turnkey Operation - No need for complex cabling, multiple integration points, or individual components that require configuration. A 14-channel switcher, with four live camera inputs, multiview monitor, digital disk recorder, program record storage, network inputs, streaming encoder, downstream keyer, graphics, titles and effects, virtual sets, and chroma key are all integrated into system
  • Built-in Live Streaming - Instantly reach a global audience on any screen with worldwide distribution through your choice of CDN
  • Virtual Sets - Transform any location with a few square feet of green screen into an elegant, virtual broadcast studio set using the system chroma key. Each virtual set includes multiple camera angles, distinct set locations, moving backgrounds, active video monitors, real-time reflections, and over-the-shoulder double box effects
  • Network-style Visual Elements - Achieve maximum creative impact with true professional titles and graphics, 200 video transitions and 24 virtual sets

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Livestream announces Studio HD500 all-in-one video switcher, ships October 15th for $8,500

Livestream Studio HD500 Portable Live Production Switcher

Livestream Studio HD500

The Livestream Studio HD500 is designed to perform as a standalone, broadcast quality live video switcher when using live video output (HD/SD SDI, HDMI, Component, S-Video, Composite), and is ideal for applications
such as in-venue screen broadcasting, live-to- tape production and network and local television programming, all with or without live streaming to the web.

The first product in the Livestream Studio family, Livestream Studio HD500, is a portable hardware version featuring up to 5 HD/SD SDI inputs and 5 video outputs (HD/SD SDI, HDMI, Component, Composite, S-Video). The product includes a built-in screen and Tom Bihn bag that can be taken as carry-on luggage for producers
on the go to accommodate live events both nationally and internationally. Comparable all-in-one live switcher products in the market are available for approximately $20,000 and are not fully portable, requiring separate
screens and large cases that need to be checked on airlines.

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Promise Announces the Pegasus J2 - The World's Fastest & Smallest Thunderbolt Enabled Storage

plus... Bigger sizes and new low prices on Pegasus R6

PROMISE Pegasus R Series 6-bay, 12TB RAID with Thunderbolt

Promise Pegasus R6 12TB

Promise Pegasus R6 18TB
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Don’t let its size fool you, the Pegasus J2 is fast. Powered by 6G mSATA SSD with striped RAID (RAID 0), the Pegasus J2 reaches the speed of 750 MB/s! Transfer, playback or edit media directly from this featherweight drive with amazing speed. These drives will be coming soon and will be posted at when we get more information

PROMISE Technology Inc., a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions for the rich media market and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ enabled devices announced the introduction of 3TB drives for the Pegasus R6 – expanding capacity to 18TBs. The expanded capacity addresses the performance and storage needs demanded by video editors and creative professionals who want to dramatically increase the amount of digital assets they can ingest, edit or playback including multiple streams of uncompressed HD (10-bit and 12-bit) video.

In conjunction with this increased capacity, PROMISE also announces a price reduction for their internationally award winning Pegasus R6 12TB units. The increased availability of HDDs due to the stabilization in the recently volatile market has resulted in dramatically lower costs for drives and PROMISE has seized on this unique opportunity to pass along these savings directly to their customers.

This newly expanded capacity affords greater protection of valuable workflows, audio sessions and other media content on-location or in the edit suite while leveraging the dynamic increase in flexibility and performance. The complete Pegasus family of storage offerings is fully compatible with the recently announced OS X® Mountain Lion, the world’s most advanced operating system.

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