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SPROCKIT and NAB Show today announced the first 10 start-ups selected to participate in SPROCKIT’s 2017 program. Up to 30 emerging companies will be selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market.
YouTube puts the power of live streaming in the hands of hundreds of thousands of talented creators, giving them a more intimate and spontaneous way to share their thoughts, lives, and creativity.
This is wonderful. Heart breaking. Beautiful. 5:44 in length. Only part was shown during the Superbowl game because Fox Channel thought it was to controversial. The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film. See a mother and daughter’s symbolic migrant journey towards becoming legal American citizens. Contains content deemed too controversial for the original ad and banned from broadcast.
“We speak Dutch. It’s the best language in Europe. We’ve got all the best words.” Dutch TV is warmly welcoming President Donald Trump into the White House. Sort of. To that end, it’s created a spoof English-language tourism ad that promotes its nation (it has “the best tax evasion system God ever created,” by the way) using Trump’s own speaking style.
The grandfather of the digital video space is still looking pretty youthful. Despite an increasingly competitive digital video space that is packed with new (and successful) properties, usage of YouTube remains strong and the unit continues to be an important part of parent company Alphabet's portfolio. - See more at: https://www.emarketer.com/Article/YouTube-Shows-Little-Sign-of-Old-Age/1015127?ecid=NL1001#sthash.dkG8jUxg.dpuf
Twitter to introduce Explore tab - moments, live video and trending topics. Twitter now makes it easier to see what’s happening - trends, Moments, search, and the best of live video, all within the new Explore tab.
No more light stands- put your lights on a flying drone, and move them by remote control. Very, very cool. Light & Motion Goes Airborne with NEW Stella 5000d Drone LED Light
AccuWeather's Future Radar provides the most accurate, localized updates on the movement and path of storms in a highly engaging visual map view. iOS app users can now quickly and easily access detailed precipitation radar in the future to help them plan ahead and stay safe.
The FLY-X3-PLUS is one of the smoothest and best performing handheld gimbals on the market and turns your mobile phone or GoPro camera into a powerful image capture tool, shooting fluid professional video and eliminating shaky camera moves. Another product from the FLY-X3 family is the new FLY-X3-GO that offers creative mounting and smooth operation for your GoPro. It provides better control and stability for those unique shots that set it apart from other competitors. The FLY-X3-GO can also be mounted on a monopod, boom pole or roll bar mount.
The new JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without requiring the use of an external CG and production switcher. Very cool
According to sandvine, over 70% of all North American internet traffic is being taken up by streaming audio and video. And as you can guess, most of that is probably video. And a lot of that is being delivered by services such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu. See the press release below for more details.
Vidine is a new thumbnailed video management software made for all types of large video collections. Vidine automatically extract thumbnails from all your videos and store them in a searchable video catalog. The program lets you browse all your videos from one single placed. It presents videos as thumbnailed video walls giving an instant overview regardless of where the actual video file is stored. By clicking on a thumbnail you can start playing the video from the time of the thumbnail.
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of the AW-UE70, the professional video industry’s first integrated 4K pan/tilt/zoom camera. The UE70 delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution images at 29.97p/25p via HDMI, and is also capable of 4K IP streaming and in-camera 4K recording. The camera has a suggested list price of $5,850.
X-Project Nomadic Cinema by XSories looks like a great little fun toy. It is a pocket-sized projector and media player. The kit, which includes the projector and five of XSories universal mounting products, allows users to take the silver screen with them anywhere.
VidMob today announced that the company will soon launch the first app marketplace for getting professionally edited videos made from the photos and videos on smartphone devices. The VidMob app works by allowing the user to easily send their videos and photos, in addition to external media from friends or cloud services like DropBox, to the company’s private cloud servers. The app then presents the user with a wide range of experienced video editors from around the world who have bid on editing the video for them
The new Matrox Endea™ (Encoder and Decoder Appliance) OEM reference platform greatly facilitates the development of purpose-built encoders, decoders, transcoders and video switchers dramatically reducing R&D investment for designers of H.264 encoding and decoding applications. The Endea platform makes it easier for our OEM partners to develop a vast array of products built on Matrox core technology for a wide variety of markets
ATTO will use a FastFrame 40GbE NIC in a Dell Precision™ T7910 workstation to stream uncompressed 4K footage from a Facilis Terrablock running DaVinci Resolve. When used in combination with ATTO’s FastFrame 10GbE offering, 40GbE NICs provide a comprehensive solution to integrate production workflow with a facility’s IT infrastructure
Mountable LED light - NEO™ includes several industry first features that set it apart from the field - Cinematographic Special FX, (or ‘CineSFX’™), providing creative visual lighting effects, for use on set or location (Strobe, Lightning, Fire, Cycle, Throb, Police & TV).