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by Wall Street Communications On 10/21/2014

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that award-winning television and radio news anchor Frank Mottek will host the SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony, sponsored by IMAX with support from TV Pro Gear, Canon, and EIKI.

by Nicole Rosen On 10/21/2014

Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field, live event and studio production, introduces Firmware 2.10, the latest software update for its 970 audio rack-mounted and PIX 250i, PIX 260i and PIX 270i video rack-mounted recorders. New features and upgrades include enhanced metadata functionality, sound report creation and improved file/folder formats. In addition, Sound Devices now offers a Release Candidate Screening Program, which gives existing end users of its rack-mounted recorders a sneak peek into new features and changes under development in the firmware.

by Wall Street Communications On 10/21/2014

Program Empowers Partners to Maintain and Build Capacity to Provide Top-of-the-Line Support and Ensure Customer Satisfaction

by Wall Street Communications On 10/21/2014

Riedel Gear Brings Additional Flexibility to Cost-Effective and Highly Adaptable Mobile Production Units

by 202 Communications On 10/21/2014

MultiDyne -- Booth 1310

by Brian Galante On 10/21/2014

TNDV’s sixth truck integrates the production capabilities of the industry’s largest trucks into a more manageable, customer-friendly footprint

by 202 Communications On 10/21/2014

Collaboration Brings Together Broadpeak QoE Technologies With Zenterio OS for Interactive TV

by Mackenzie Gavel On 10/21/2014

When two volcano enthusiasts and all-around daredevils, filmmaker Geoff Mackley and award-winning photographer Bradley Ambrose, decided to descend deep down into the crater of one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Ambrym volcano in the Malampa Province, they chose to face the fiery furies of molten lava with Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, and its lightweight, durable Air Carbon Fibre System.

by Sue Sillitoe, White Noise PR On 10/21/2014

James Mazur joins the company as Chief Marketing Officer while Kristyna Sonkova is promoted to Marketing Director.

by Lauren De Bellis On 10/20/2014

Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, recently hosted Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Paul Koretz at the company’s Motor Avenue headquarters. The visit was part of the Community Day in CD5 tour, focusing on local businesses that support economic development in the 5th council district of Los Angeles. One of seven businesses chosen to participate, PacTV was selected not only for the high-tech nature of its broadcast operations, but also for its recent expansion, supporting job opportunities and economic development in the area.

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