SYPHAnews - 7 December 2005
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STOP PRESS!! Well the mergers and acquisitions certainly continue apace!
In this edition we bring you the announcement that Thomson has bought
a 33 1/3% stake in Canopus and has launched a public tender offer for
the remaining Canopus shares. Also on the business front, Adobe has completed
its acquisition of Macromedia, and Boris FX has bought the operating assets
and customer support obligations of Media 100 from Optibase. It may have
been the year of HDTV, but 2005 will also be remembered for some significant
changes in the landscape of the industry.
We are currently putting the finishing touches to the new edition of
the Pro Camera Guide, which will be ready in January 2006.
Finally, Season's greetings! Thank you to all our sponsors, advertisers
and visitors for their support and feedback over the past year - and we
look forward to hearing from you in 2006.
2 Software for the HDW-750P HDCAM Camcorder Adds Powerful New Film Gamma
AJ-SDC615 16:9/4:3 DVCPRO Camcorder with Lower Price and Magic Bullet
Suite Included (15/11/2005)
Professional video and audio production technologies: Final Cut Pro HD,
Motion, DVD Studio Pro, Shake and Logic
33 1/3% Stake in HD Video Editing Leader Canopus, Intends to Launch Public
Tender Offer to Acquire Remaining Shares (7/12/2005)
New Adobe Design,
Web and Video Bundles Combine Latest Creative Software From Adobe and
Acquisition of Macromedia (7/12/2005)
Axio Release 1.5 (28/11/2005)
PCI Express Version of EDIUS NX for Real-time, Mixed HD/SD Editing Solution
Avid to Demonstrate
Speed and HD Functionality of Symphony Nitris at European Events (21/11/2005)
Avid on schedule
to ship Symphony Nitris in December (21/11/2005)
VelocityHD Version 9.1 with HDV, VariCam and More (15/11/2005)
Announces Software Upgrade for Turbo iDDR (15/11/2005)
Media 100 Announces
November Availability of Media 100 sw (9/11/2005)
Boris FX to
Assume Media 100 Technical Support Obligations (9/11/2005)
Sale of Non Linear Editing Product Line to Boris FX (9/11/2005)
Avid to Synchronize
Product Development on the Mac (9/11/2005)
Broadcast & Professional
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the Film/Data Divide With Sledgehammer (7/12/2005)
Now Shipping VxScaler Broadcast Graphics System With Integrated Standards
Inscriber TitleMotion Pro HD (28/11/2005)
ContentAgent-XR Software adds Features to SD, HD and DI Workflow (15/11/2005)
Pro Tools 7 Software for Windows XP and Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger"
Available Now (28/11/2005)
Customers with Trade-In Offer Through End of Year, Upgrade to Constellation-XT
Books and Training
Save up to 30% on the resources in our store. New titles include:
Final Cut Pro 5 DVD (July 2005)
Pro 5 (Apple Pro Training Series) (June 2005)
Guide to Final Cut Pro 5: For New Users and Professionals (November 2005)
Pro 5 for MAC OS X: Visual QuickPro Guide (August 2005)
Pro 5 (Hands-on Training Series) (September 2005)
Pro 5 Editing Essentials (October 2005)
BIEL, Beirut, Lebanon
8-10 December 2005
This unique event will consist of three components: an exposition of the
latest media and broadcast technology, combined with a programming show
featuring the latest in Arabic programming, and a talent show showcasing
the newest, freshest names in the industry; a complete series of media
conferences featuring over 30 leading media experts from around the globe;
a gala awards ceremony recognizing excellence in Middle East television
programming and production. Register now to attend or exhibit at MEB 2005!
PALME 2006 Exhibition
Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Dubai, U.A.E
23 - 25th April 2006
The Middle East's professional sound, light, music, audio visual and systems
integration exhibition has now introduced three separate vertical exhibitions,
INSTALL, MUSAC and Event 360. This unique showcase brings together major
international manufacturers, key regional suppliers, installers and integrators
from the professional entertainment, events and project installation industries.
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