The clinical eye. Brightness & gamma, basic monitor parameters

Monitor, broadcasting magazine, magazine broadcast
We begin this series of articles entitled The Clinical Eye by analysing two basic parameters of all video representation systems,either a monitor, a projector or videowall, for instance: brightness and gamma   In subsequent issues, we shall be delving into further aspects of images and their quality, the reasons behind colour distortions, how to measure ...

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Blackmagic announces new Video Assist 2.3 update

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Blackmagic Design launches Video Assist 2.3 Blackmagic Design has announced Video Assist 2.3, a major new update for Blackmagic Video Assist customers that adds 3D LUTs to both models. This update also adds features to the 5” Blackmagic Video Assist including improved DNxHD and DNxHR support, false color monitoring, expanded focus options and new screen ...

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Globecast partnered with Vatican Television for UHD satellite transmission of the Holy Door Closing Ceremony

Globecast, broadcast, magazine broadcast
Globecast partnered with Vatican Television Globecast partnered with Vatican Television to bring the Consistory and the Holy Door Closing Ceremony to viewers around the world in Ultra HD (UHD). These ceremonies took place on 19 and 20 November, 2016 in Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican City.   Alessandro Alquati, Managing Director at Globecast Italy, ...

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Sennheiser Digital 9000 wireless used by Beyoncé during 50th CMA Awards

Sennheiser, Beyoncé, Digital 9000, Broadcast Magazine, magazine broadcast
Beyoncé crossed over into the world of country music supported by Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 At the 50th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, held at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on November 2, Beyoncé crossed over into the world of country music, delivering the marquee performance of the night while being supported by Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless microphone system. ...

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AJA KUMO 6464 compact SDI router is now available

AJA Video Systems, broadcast, broadcasting magazine
AJA Video Systems launches its new KUMO 6363 router AJA Video Systems is taking orders for KUMO 6464, its new compact 3G-SDI router with 64 3G-SDI inputs and 64 3G-SDI outputs for high quality, cost effective signal routing in a small form factor. KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly ...

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Azimuth installs a Baselight ONE 24TB grading suite

Azimuth, broadcast, broadcasting magazine
Azimuth’s investment in Baselight provides high-end colour finishing Azimuth has installed a Baselight ONE 24TB grading suite with Blackboard 2 control surface to bolster its newly revamped London Soho premises. The installation includes the Baselight CONFORM software to ensure the most efficient preparation pipeline. Azimuth also took the initiative to upgrade its Symphony suites with ...

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Marquis launches S3 Cloud Storage support in Medway and PFR

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Marquis supports S3 storage as a source or destination of production workflows Marquis has announced the launch of S3 Cloud Storage support in Medway and Partial File Retrieve (PFR). Marquis’ Medway media centric middleware solution now supports S3 storage as a source or destination of media production workflows. PFR hosts media indexes in the cloud, ...

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Riedel Communications expands North America Technical Services staff with two new hires

Riedel, broadcast, broadcasting magazine
Riedel Communications promotes Zach Funk and McClellan Riedel Communications has hired Zach Funk and Justin McClellan as Service and Support Engineers in the Riedel North America Technical Services department. Through their previous experiences in live-event production and broadcast television, both Funk and McClellan have overseen setup, implementation, and maintenance of Riedel signal distribution and communications ...

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