NAB 2020

WCP Media Services Expands North American Operations

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:11 -- Nick Dager

WCP Media Services, a Swiss developer of cloud-based content management and distribution services for media and entertainment companies, today announces the launch of expanded North American operations. Based in Los Angeles, WCP Media Services USA will support the introduction of the company’s groundbreaking content management and distribution platform, WCP Web App, to the U.S. and Canadian markets. WCP Web App is a PaaS (platform as a service) product that provides a fast, direct, secure and affordable way to upload, manage, transcode and deliver content to broadcasters and others worldwide.

Harmonic Introduces World's First Integrated Receiver-Decoder With HEVC Support

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:01 -- Nick Dager

Harmonic today announced that the company's ProView 7100 is the industry's first single-rack, multiformat, integrated receiver-decoder (IRD), transcoder and MPEG stream processor to support the HEVC standard. As part of an end-to-end HEVC-based video transmission system offered by Harmonic, the ProView 7100 enables video content and service providers to decode HEVC compressed streams up to 1080p60 resolution, maximizing bandwidth efficiency for broadcast service delivery while maintaining pristine video quality.

Cinematographer Tom Stern Keynotes NAB Creative Masters Series

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:35 -- Nick Dager

Academy Award nominee and American Sniper cinematographer Tom Stern will appear in a conversation at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas in April. The session, Heroes, Legends and American Sniper: A Conversation With Tom Stern is the Keynote Presentation of the Creative Master Series and is produced in partnership with the International Cinematographers Guild Local 600.

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Archimedia to Unveil Iris at NAB 2015

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:02 -- Nick Dager

At this year's National Association of Broadcaster’s Show, Archimedia Technology will showcase products that usher collaboration and critical viewing into the realm of 4K/UHDTV at high frame rates and high dynamic range. New at NAB is the Iris Media Intelligence family of products for interactive quality control, review, and validation of any media, timed text, or metadata file in a file-based workflow. Iris products work with Archimedia's new Iris Cloud Service to enable instant worldwide collaboration for workgroups of any size and composition — always under the content owner's secure control.

Blair Witch Project Director Daniel Myrick to Keynote NAB Post I Production World

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:27 -- Nick Dager

Daniel Myrick, writer, editor, and director of The Blair Witch Project will keynote Post | Production World at NAB Show, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Myrick’s session is scheduled for Sunday, April 12 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Myrick is currently in post-production on Under the Bed, a new horror film produced in conjunction with Radar Pictures and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions.

Technology Summit on Cinema to Focus on Building the Future of Storytelling

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:55 -- Nick Dager

The 2015 NAB Technology Summit on Cinema, produced in partnership with SMPTE, will be dedicated to exploring the technical and creative innovations that will define the cinema experience of tomorrow. The two-day summit, titled Building the Future of Storytelling, will take place April 11-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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