Sunday, July 5th, 2015

 April 2015 – The trend from the three big “A” companies at NAB – Autodesk, Adobe, Avid – were all showing collaboration in the cloud as the main theme. While the individual companies also highlighted enhancement to the point tools in the content creation flow, the commonality was that projects are moving away from single [...]

May 2015 – Lenovo is celebrating its 10th anniversary of the acquisition of the IBM PC Business in 2005. During this time the company has changed from being a $3B China centric PC supplier ranked 9th in the world to become the world’s #1 PC maker, and #3 in smartphones, #3 in tablets, and #3 [...]

April 2015 – Just before the start of the NAB expo, Imagine Communications held their press and customer event at the Hard Rock Hotel, with special guest Foreigner. The kick off for the event was a talk by CEO Charlie Vogt on his vision for the industry and Imagine Communications. The direction for the industry [...]

April 2015 – Amidst all of the 4K and UHD video at NAB 2015, Sennheiser and Roland Pro AV introduced several new professional grade products to the mobile and live production marketplace. Sennheiser introduced two new products focusing on the bringing professional level quality and clarity of sound to the new AV capture platforms. Roland [...]

April 2015 – At NAB 2015, two companies on the show floor were showing critical infrastructure for both terrestrial and cloud based development flows. Editshare was showing their MAM solutions as well as improvements in their local storage products, and Signiant their improvements in the cloud based transport mechanism for content files. Signiant was showing [...]

April 2015 – Showing the energy and growth in the M&E Industry the NAB 2015 show had most of their vendors rolling out not just one, but multiple new products for the new year. Blackmagic Design once again was the most prolific with a release of 38 new products, most of which will be available [...]

April 2015 – At NAB 2015, Carl Dempsey CEO of Wohler introduced several new hardware products including the most unique product of the show. As streaming media and file based workflows are the state of the industry and will soon be the dominant formats, they introduce a new line of monitoring and analysis tools called [...]

April 2015 – In a briefing with Grinding Gears Games from New Zealand, we got a preview of their new chapter of Path of Exile – The Awakening. The product went going to Beta in the 2nd half of April. The game is a Free to Play PC game that has in-game purchase. Unlike most [...]

April 2015 – At the NAB 2015 show in Las Vegas, ChyronHego was showing their more aggressive market entry products that have been released since the 40+ yr old public company went through a privatization in 2014. This year’s show featured the demonstration of 3 recently announced products – Vistacam, Metacast MediaMaker and Studio MediaMaker. [...]

April 2015 – At NAB 2015, a joint press conference by Volion and Nexidia showed their new captioning QC compliance systems and caption alignment/retiming tool. The 21st Century CVAA requires captioning on broadcast and internet replay of video content for the hearing impaired. For the captioning to be relevant, it has to be both accurate [...]