November – December 2011

Case Study

Cover Story

Editorial

  • Small Is Big

    Seven years after the release of the book The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More, the variety of content available to your average consumer and the platforms on which they are available have undergone a massive transformation.… Read More

Newsroom

  • IRDETO EXPANDS SECURITY PORTFOLIO WITH BAYTSP

    Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company, has announced the acquisition of BayTSP, a search, discovery and anti-piracy company based in Santa Clara, California.… Read More

  • ADOBE HONOURS BEST IN THE BUSINESS

    Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced the winners of its 11th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). An awards ceremony was held recently in Taipei, Taiwan, in collaboration with Icograda.… Read More

  • THAILAND FILMING LOCATIONS AND SERVICES OPEN FOR BUSINESS

    Despite the problematic fl ooding in Bangkok over the last few weeks, foreign fi lmmakers continue to show confi dence in Thailand’s locations and production services sector by fi lming in provincial destinations unaffected by the floods.… Read More

  • MEDUZA ENHANCES 3DTV PRODUCTION WITH TITAN

    Meduza Systems has launched The Meduza Titan, a solution for 3D television production, and the fi rst fully controllable, lightweight, 3D precision single HD camera with 1080p dual sensors.… Read More

  • BLACKMAGIC LAUNCHES AVID MEDIA COMPOSER 6 SOFTWARE SUPPORT

    Blackmagic Design has launched the Desktop Video 9.0, a new software update with advanced capture and playback for the Avid Media Composer 6 family of software including Avid Symphony and Avid NewsCutter, for both Windows 7 and Mac OS X.… Read More

  • SATHIYAM TV BUILDS PLAYOUT WITH SNELL

    Snell announced recently that Sathiyam Television, a newly launched Tamil-language news and current affairs station based in Chennai, India, has built its playout infrastructure around the Snell IQ Modular and Sirius 620 routing systems.… Read More

  • BLACKMAGIC LAUNCHES DAVINCI RESOLVE 8.1

    Blackmagic Design announced that DaVinci Resolve 8.1, a new software update with newer features, is now available. This update is available to all DaVinci Resolve customers free of charge and can be downloaded from the Blackmagic Design web site.… Read More

  • AVID LAUNCHES MEDIA COMPOSER 6

    Avid has announced new versions of Media Composer and Symphony, professional video editing programs targeted to independent video professionals, post-production houses, broadcasters, and media companies. These new versions are designed to increase performance, collaboration, and productivity.… Read More

  • THE FOUNDRY RELEASES KATANA 1.0

    Visual effects software developer The Foundry has released the KATANA 1.0, a look development and lighting tool, replacing the conventional CG pipeline with a fl exible recipe based asset workfl ow. In tandem with this release, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a Lucasfi lm Company, has purchased a site license of KATANA.… Read More

  • NINE NETWORK INSTALLS SGL ARCHIVE SOLUTION

    SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has extended its relationship with Australia’s Nine Network. Following the installation of a FlashNet archive in Nine’s main Sydney facility, SGL was requested to provide its archive solution to the network’s new East Coast centralized playout facility at French’s Forest in Sydney.… Read More

  • GLOBAL TELEVISION AND CUTTING EDGE MERGE OB BUSINESSES

    Global Television and Cutting Edge has announced the merger of their respective outside broadcast (OB) businesses.… Read More

  • GRASS VALLEY SHOWS OFF NEW WORKFLOW

    Grass Valley demonstrated to attendees how they can cost-effectively deploy intuitive, file-based workflows to help produce a wide variety of live sporting events in various highdefinition resolutions as well as 3D, at the SPORTELMonaco 2011 conference, held recently at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.… Read More

  • HONG KONG’S PPO GRADES A SIMPLE LIFE

    Venice Film Festival favourite A Simple Life, was recently graded by Hong Kong’s Post Production Offi ce Ltd. (PPO) using Nucoda Film Master. The feature fi lm is currently receiving rave reviews on the film festival circuit with Director Ann Hui picking up three awards at the Venice Film Festival.… Read More

  • 2UP PARTNERS TOOLSONAIR FOR BROADCAST SERVICE

    Online gaming and entertainment company 2UP Gaming PLC has signed up with software company ToolsOnAir, to provide a broadcast system to generate live streaming of its 2UP game.… Read More

  • IMG USES MIRANDA TO SIMPLIFY SIGNAL MANAGEMENT

    Miranda Technologies Inc. announced that its Hybrid routing was used by IMG mediahouse (a unit of IMG worldwide), to simplify the signal management for its fi rst major World Feed 3DTV broadcast of a Premiership football match, which took place 18 September between Manchester United and Chelsea FC.… Read More

  • SONY LAUNCHES TRUE 4K HOME THEATRE PROJECTOR

    Sony introduced its theatre quality 4K for the home with the world’s fi rst true 4K home theatre projector. The 3D-capable digital projector can display stunning 4K images that provide home entertainment enthusiasts with a more immersive, engaging visual experience with over four times the resolution of Full HD.… Read More

  • MAGNA UPGRADES CHANNEL 7’S ARCHIVE

    Magna Systems and Engineering has upgraded the Channel 7 broadcast library and archive at their Melbourne Docklands Broadcast Centre site.… Read More

  • JVC LAUNCHES LARGE-SCALE INTERGRATION CHIP

    JVC Professional has developed the world’s fi rst large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed processing of high defi nition (HD) video, which will be an integral part of the next generation of JVC camcorders.… Read More

  • CANON LAUNCHES THE EOS-1D X

    Canon has unveiled the EOS-1D X, combining high image quality and high continuous shooting speeds, two crucial points of photography traditionally kept separate. The new EOS-1D X is being touted as the ultimate professional DSLR camera, and takes a giant technological leap forward from the EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV.… Read More

Frame Store

  • QUICK BITES, LASTING IMPACT

    This TVC spot was produced with the aim to re-introduce the popular KFC Tom Yum Crunch to the Malaysian market. The main idea is to highlight the intense fl avors associated with the product as well as its crunchiness. To achieve this, the viewer’s attention is drawn towards scenes native to Thailand and their senses teased with the intensity of the fl avours of the natural ingredients used.… Read More

  • RISE OF THE MACHINE

    Engine produces third in series of new TVCs for Debit MasterCard starring Florence and the Machine.… Read More

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