|"Midwest Media Group Top Manufacturer NAB 2013 Review"
MMG is your source for up-to-date information direct from NAB 2013. There were many new and exciting announcements this year on the show floor. Below is a sample of the top products from our leading manufacturers. For information please call 800-221-3525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Avid Interplay Central
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Transforming your workflows
Designed to accommodate a wide array of workflows, Interplay Central provides real-time media access through both web- and mobile-based apps.
Working with lightweight apps
Requiring only a browser and Internet connection, Interplay Central lets you connect to your media through lightweight applications that provide an agile, effective means of media production.
Enabling multi-faceted production
Interplay Central enables stand-alone media production, story-centric, and rundown-based workflows that connect contributors wherever they are. It lets you create, browse, and share media, script, and rundown assets with rich metadata. The same modular interface can be used with either iNEWS content, Interplay media, or both simultaneously.
Avid Interplay Sphere- More Infomation
What is Interplay Sphere?
Interplay Sphere opens the new frontier of universal connectivity for news, sports, and video production, letting you craft better stories from where they’re actually happening with a full range of media access and collaborative capabilities. Whether working on a news story across town or a sporting event across the world, Sphere gives editors, reporters, and videographers the ability to ingest, edit, and move media fluidly between story site and production facility.
Requiring only a NewsCutter or Media Composer editor and an internet connection to an Interplay Production workgroup, Interplay Sphere connects multiple remote editors simultaneously, letting them combine footage from the scene with material on the Interplay Production system. For quick turnaround, proxies of finished edits can precede upload of full resolution media, all becoming available to everyone in the facility or the field in one simple, transparent process.
Professional Mac video editing software
Autodesk® Smoke® software is designed for video editors who need to do more than just edit. By integrating a familiar timeline workflow and node-based compositing, Smoke connects editing and effects like never before. Smoke video editing software for Mac has finishing tools for 3D compositing, color correction, and motion graphics.
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For the second year in a row MMG was named one of NewTek's top ten dealers in the world, coming in at number 6! More Information
NewTek Introduces 3 Play 4800 Live Sports Replay System!
3Play 4800 is the only multi-camera live sports replay system that dramatically enriches the viewing experience for audiences, engaging stadium and online fans with slow motion, instant replay, in-game highlights and social media publishing in every game.
With the most complete real-time capabilities available in any multi-camera replay server, 3Play 4800 makes it possible for sports organizations in any market to produce a gripping live experience that attracts more audiences—and sponsors—to the game. At just a fraction of the cost of other systems, producers can say goodbye to EVS level pricing and achieve winning performances every game.
-Panasonic Unveils BT-4LH310 LCD Production Monitor with Native 4K Resolution for 4K/2K/HD Cinema View Press Release -Panasonic Unveils Third-generation VariCam with Native 1080P, AVC-ULTRA Recording and Expanded Off-speed Shooting View Press Release -Panasonic Announces 2/3-Inch, 3-Chip AJ-PX5000G AVC-Ultra P2 HD Shoulder-Mount with MicroP2 Card Slots, AVC-LongG
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-Facilis Technology has unveiled TerraBlock v5.7 and introduced SyncBlock, the company’s new line of archive, backup and synchronization packages qualified for direct attachment to their TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems that support 4Gb/s, 8Gb/s and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel, and 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet client connectivity. See the press release Click Here
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StorageDNA Introduces Next Generation LTO LTFS Archive-Retrieval Solution Delivering Unmatched Performance Storage DNA, a leader in intelligent storage and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today introduced the latest version of its archive and retrieval workflow solution, DNA Evolution™ at the 2013 NAB Show.DNA Evolution 3.0 is a ground-breaking workflow solution that combines nearline and archive storage on LTO tape, enabling substantial cost savings. Built on Linear Tape Open (LTO) and Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technologies, DNA Evolution 3.0 was designed from the ground up to help media professionals manage digital content with unprecedented performance levels and lower storage costs as they transition to file-based pipelines.
- Adobe Creative Cloud- Adobe® Creative Cloud™ is the digital hub that lets you download and install every Adobe Creative Suite® 6 application; access online services for file sharing, collaboration, and publishing; and benefit from new apps and features as soon as they're released — giving you the freedom to create anything you can imagine.
CatDV Version 10 Workgroup Server
- The CatDV Workgroup Server is a separate server program that ‘clients’ (the CatDV Professional Edition application) connect to via a local area network
- Clip metadata and thumbnails are stored in a central SQL database
- No need to change your file organisation and workflow – media files are stored on your network or digitized from tape when required as you would previously, but CatDV helps you locate them quickly and effortlessly
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SoleraTec's Phoenix Firebird, Phoenix VCM, Phoenix RSM, Phoenix Express Now Supports LTO-6
Media asset, archive, and video storage management appliance now ships with optional LTO-6 drive increasing offline storage capacity.
SoleraTec LLC, provider of innovative video lifecycle management and storage products, will showcase at this year's NAB show a new Phoenix Firebird™ media asset management and video storage appliance with integrated LTO-6 drive for increased offline storage of video and data content. With the recent introduction of the LTO-6 open-standards platform by the LTO Consortium, each LTO-6 cartridge is now capable of storing 2.5TB of content. This is a 66% increase in capacity storage over LTO-5.
Telestream Integrates VidChecker QC with Vantage Workflow
File-based workflow and advanced quality control integration to be demonstrated at NAB2013 – April 8, 2013
Telestream Brings New Vantage Transcoding and Workflow Products to NAB2013
Vantage adds a new transcoder to its growing family of GPU-accelerated products, new formats including HEVC, new integrations for QC, high-speed delivery and watermarking, as well as the ability to run all Vantage capabilities in the cloud – providing the ultimate tool for automated media workflows – April 7, 2013
Telestream Enables Dynamic Scalability with Vantage Cloud
Vantage Cloud allows users to easily run all the capabilities of Vantage transcoding and workflow automation software on cloud-based infrastructure, including at Amazon Web Services – April 5, 2013
Telestream Vantage Provides Media Transcoding Functions for Avid Interplay MAM Active Archive Solution
Package – April 3, 2013
Telestream Adds Aspera High-speed Transfer To Vantage Workflow Automation Platform
Combined solution enables end-to-end workflow automation including content ingest and final distribution at maximum speed using Aspera faspex™ – April 1, 2013
Digital Rapids Expands Award-Winning StreamZ Live Encoder Family with Trio of Powerful New Models -Building on StreamZ Live’s proven multi-format flexibility, quality and reliability, the new StreamZ Live 4000EX, 6000EX and 8000EX target live and linear multiscreen, broadcast and converged applications. Digital Rapids Highlights HEVC Among New Formats and Features for Award-Winning Media Transformation Platform at 2013 NAB Show -New capabilities being previewed for Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 and the Kayak workflow platform include support for the HEVC (H.265) compression format, 4K Ultra HD encoding and more.
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 10 Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Production Studio 4K Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Audio Monitor