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Microsoft and Avid Showcase Joint Cloud Strategy at Two Big Events

Jess Bedford reports on Avid and their participation in two events to showcase the importance of the cloud.  Avid was showcasing their cloud-based strategy at Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day and SIGGRAPH. Recently Avid participated in two events that underscore today’s media-anywhere environment and the importance of the cloud in that journey. In the same Read More

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By Courtney Wach, August 22, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases, VR Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality VR Will Make a Dramatic Impact on Live Events

The virtual reality platform continues to grow and expand. Check out this article on it’s integration into live events: From Provideocoalition Get a Samsung Gear VR, connect to the Samsung VR service on August 17, and experience the magic of Coldplay’s performance at no additional cost, while sitting comfortably at home. Samsung Electronics America and Read More

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By Britt, August 21, 2017
new facebook video platform Watch

Industry News and Press Releases, Streaming

Facebook Launches New Video Platform Watch

Video content continues to rise in the social media sphere with the launch of Facebook’s new video platform, Watch. Watch will help Facebook users connect with their friends through video – home video, shows, favorites, etc. Read this article from Informitv.com for more details: …Facebook has announced a new platform for video shows, called Watch. Read More

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By Britt, August 15, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases, Software, Video Editing

Available Now! Media Composer and Media Composer | First 8.9

Media Composer 8.9 was released on Thursday, August 3rd at 3:00 PM EDT. This update was made available from Avid Master Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required). Media Composer | First 8.9 was also released at the same time, and is available from Avid Master Accounts and Application Manager. Read More

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By Britt, August 10, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases, Production Hardware, Streaming

Newtek at IBC: End-to-End NDI IP Video Production

From NewTek Blog For the first time anywhere, NewTek will debut its full end-to-end IP solution at IBC2017 in Amsterdam from September 15-19, 2017 on Stand 7.K11. NewTek will demonstrate the world’s first NDI® PTZ camera with video, audio, PTZ control, tally and power over one standard Ethernet cable. NewTek will also show the Connect Spark Read More

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By Britt, August 7, 2017
VR CON @ COMIC-CON

Industry News and Press Releases, VR Virtual Reality

VR CON Expands this Year to Become Futurism & Tech @ COMIC-CON

Were you at Comic-Con 2017 this last weekend? VR – virtual reality and AR – augmented reality are “a gathering storm” in the industry according to VR CON co-founder/producer, Scott Bobrow. If you are a content innovator, check this out: (San Diego, CA–July 17, 2017) VR CON @ COMIC-CON, the hub for Virtual Reality experiences Read More

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By Britt, July 24, 2017
NDI version 3

Industry News and Press Releases, Streaming

NewTek Announces NDI Version 3, the Next Generation of its Revolutionary IP Production Technology

— New features and performance enhancements realize the full IP vision — PRESS RELEASE – July 12, 2017 — NewTek today announced NDI version 3, the third generation of its royalty-free IP video technology. This new version provides numerous advanced features and performance improvements while maintaining full forward and backward compatibility. Among dozens of other enhancements, Read More

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By Britt, July 13, 2017
NewTek NDI camera

Camera and Accessories, Industry News and Press Releases

NewTek Launches NDI PTZ Camera is World’s First NDI Native Camera

SAN ANTONIO – July 12, 2017 — NewTek today introduced the world’s first PTZ camera that is truly plug and play. With built-in NDI® functionality this revolutionary IP video camera transmits full 3G 1080p 60 video directly to NDI-compatible products across a standard network. The NewTek NDI camera connects to the network and delivers pristine Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Industry News and Press Releases, Software, Video Editing

Premium Beat First Look at Avid’s Free NLE, Media Composer First

Big news from Avid as they release the first FREE version of Media Composer. If you’ve ever wanted to try Media Composer, now’s your chance. Media Composer First doesn’t have everything the full version has, but it’s packed full of features and tools. Find out more in the article below: Avid has released the free Read More

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By Britt, July 10, 2017
Avid ACA Vote Results

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid ACA Votes are in! Future Innovations and Reveals

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (AVID), a leading media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for media organizations and individual creative professionals, today announced the findings of the inaugural Avid Customer Association (ACA) Vote. The ACA Vote gave Avid’s preeminent customer community the unique and unprecedented Read More

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By Britt, June 30, 2017