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SYPHAnews - 8 October 2007

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   The international newsletter for production and post equipment

8 October 2007

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The majority of the news in this bumper edition comes from IBC 2007. Other IBC news appeared in our previous edition. In its 40th anniversary year, attendance was up at 46,964 with visitors coming from more than 120 countries.

While mobile TV and IPTV were again hot topics, IBC 2007 also showcased the growing and diverse application of digital signage. That said there was still plenty of news in the production and post areas, with developments in tapeless acquisition, file-based workflows and interoperability.

Apple Final Cut Studio 2. Editing Unleashed.
Final Cut Studio 2 puts a powerful new version of Final Cut Pro at the centre of an integrated post-production workflow.

 Camera news

Sony adds functionality to F23 flagship camera and announces SRW-5800 HDCAM SR studio recorder (8/10/2007)

Sony adds new single-format HDC 1450 camera to line-up (8/10/2007)

Sony announces PDW-700 and PDW-HD1500 XDCAM HD 422 camcorder and deck (8/10/2007)

Sony shows XDCAM EX, the PMW-EX1 HD Solid State Compact Camcorder (8/10/2007)

Ikegami Introduces HDE-X11 HDTV Editcam Station (2/10/2007)

Ikegami Displays GFCAM Nonlinear Camcorder and Recorder System (2/10/2007)

Ikegami Presents HDK-727 / 727P Full Digital 720p HDTV Camera System (2/10/2007)

Ikegami Presents HDK-790 / 79EX-III HDTV Studio Camera System (2/10/2007)

Panasonic Launches AG-HPG10 P2 HD Portable Player/Recorder for Field Viewing, Back-Up Recording, and System Interface Applications (1/10/2007)

Panasonic Announces the AJ-YBX200 AVC-I Codec Board (1/10/2007)

Panasonic Announces Camcorder 32GB P2 Memory Card That Quadruples Capacity (1/10/2007)

Panasonic Announces AJ-HPX3000 1080P HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorder (1/10/2007)

Focus Enhancements Introduces MCSDI-1 Camera-Mountable HD-SDI Signal Converter (26/9/2007)

Thomson Ships New Wireless HD Camera System (20/9/2007)

Thomson Unveils New Grass Valley HD LDK 8000 SportCam at IBC 2007 (20/9/2007)

S.two supports all ARRI D-20 features (18/9/2007)

Cooke Optics Announces Aaton Support for /i Technology (18/9/2007)

Panasonic ships new AG-HPG10 'P2 Gear' portable P2 HD solid state viewer/recorder (4/9/2007)

Grass Valley presents the Infinity series of IT-based acquisition, recording, and storage devices: real high definition, really open, really affordable.

 NLE news

Apace Launches XOL Network Storage for Archive and Online Video Editing Workflows (8/10/2007)

Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 Adds Support for Panasonic P2 (8/10/2007)

MOG Solutions Licenses MXF Technology to Adobe for Adobe Premiere PRO CS3 (8/10/2007)

EVS Presents XT[2] Server Interface for Sony MVS-8000G Production Switcher For Fast-Moving Live Production Environments (2/10/2007)

EVS Releases Multicam v9 Software for its XT[2] SD/HD Family of Servers (2/10/2007)

EVS Showcases Third Party Integration with XFile[2] storage platform and Xfile software (2/10/2007)

Sonnet Announces Fusion R800RAID Rackmount RAID Storage Systems for Video Editing (2/10/2007)

Force10 Networks joins with Quantel to deliver high performance digital media data center solutions (1/10/2007)

Quantel gives Genetic Engineering its European debut (1/10/2007)

Quantel gives Mission its European debut (1/10/2007)

Quantel previews Version 3.7 software with new tools for color correction, effects and connectivity (1/10/2007)

Linux users benefit from DVS Spycer 1.2 (26/9/2007)

Enhance Technology's EnhanceRAID R14 HDS Certified by Matrox for Axio HD (24/9/2007)

Doremi introduces affordable V1-UHD/LE uncompressed HD video disk recorder (24/9/2007)

Telestream Episode Adds Avid and Leading Broadcast Server Support to Apple Digital Media Workflows (24/9/2007)

NewTek Unveils VT[5] The Next Generation TV Stdio-in-a-Box (20/9/2007)

Thomson Debuts New Modules and Features For Its Grass Valley K2 Media Server System (20/9/2007)

Thomson Launches Grass Valley Ignite HD Integrated Production System Tailored For European Broadcasters At IBC2007 (20/9/2007)

Matrox Announces Interoperability between Matrox Axio Realtime Editing Platforms and Omneon Spectrum and MediaGrid Active Storage Systems (18/9/2007)

Matrox Announces New X.mio2 DSX Developer Product at IBC 2007 (18/9/2007)

Bright Launches BrightDrive TxP Bringing Major Cost Savings to Digital Film Processes (17/9/2007)

Sony Creative Software Unveils New Vegas Pro 8 Editing Solution (7/9/2007)

Autodesk announces new features for Inferno, Flame, Flint, Fire and Smoke 2008 (7/9/2007)

DVS Presents New CLIPSTER Real-time 4K Features at IBC 2007 (4/9/2007)

 HD news

Gennum's New Cable Equalizer Delivers 120-Meter 3Gb/s Video HD and SDI Transmission Solution (8/10/2007)

Sony launches new multi-format BVM-L230 and LMD-4250W monitors (8/10/2007)

Ikegami Introduces HDTV/SDTV Multi-format CRT and LCD Monitors (2/10/2007)

Panasonic Announces the AV-HS400 Compact Eight-Input, Multi-Format Live Switcher (2/10/2007)

Quantel launches Stereoscopic 3D Post Production Systems (1/10/2007)

Digital Vision Unveils Phoenix Automated Restoration Software (26/9/2007)

DVS upgrades 4K to 60p with Cine4K (26/9/2007)

Digital Vision Unveils Nucoda SD and Nucoda HD Grading/Finishing Systems for Broadcast and New Media Formats (18/9/2007)

Miranda launches X-3D advanced HD/SD 3D graphics processor using technology from Ventuz (17/9/2007)

Screen Subtitling Systems announces the D5000 - an HD open subtitling solution in a single box (17/9/2007)

DVS' HydraDDR board makes Digital Cinema a reality (17/9/2007)

JVC shows new range of high endurance, high definition LCD displays (11/9/2007)

Masstech Group Releases Support For Avid DNxHD (11/9/2007)

 DAW news

Lawo merges DAW plugins and mixing consoles (8/10/2007)

Adobe Announces Audition 3 (8/10/2007)

Fairlight focuses on environmentally responsible technology platforms (8/10/2007)

Fairlight ships new Xynergi Media Production Centre (8/10/2007)

Aspera Inc. to Acquire DigiDelivery Product Line (1/10/2007)

Apple Unveils Logic Studio and Introduces MainStage (26/9/2007)

Merging Technologies Shows Ramses MSC Integrated Post-production System and Launches VCube v1.3 Software (24/9/2007)

New Dolby Media Producer Updates Deliver Performance Improvements (24/9/2007)

You/Com demonstrates new features for PARROT flash recorder (17/9/2007)

DMi and Kingston Technology Announce Compact Flash Card Compatibility Assurance Scheme (11/9/2007)

Fairlight launches the XYNERGI unified media production centre for tactile control of Fairlight's CC-1 technology platform and Windows applications (7/9/2007)

Digidesign Introduces Structure LE and Structure Free versions of its professional sampler workstation (4/9/2007)

 SYPHA-supported events

HD World Conference & Exposition
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, USA
10-11 October 2007
Where media business and technology converge! Co-located with SATCON and the IP Media Expo. World-class conference sessions and over 200 exhibits! Qualified end-user media professionals attend free of charge by registering using source code 27HA518. (Vendors, consultants should register using source code 27HF515)

Broadcast India
World Trade Centre, Mumbai, India
1-3 November 2007
From film making to television production and post production, from content creation in all formats to its management and finally to its delivery, the Broadcast India show covers all the technologies. More than 400 companies from 31 countries will showcase their latest product and technology in television, radio, video, audio, film, IPTV, mobile TV, computer graphics, visual effects, animation and many more of the entertainment industry.

ACF Audio-Visual Creative Fair
Brussels Expo, Belgium
14-17 November 2007
The ACF -Audio Visual Creative Fair- has been organised for more than 20 years in Belgium. This trade fair covers all the key audiovisual areas and visitors can discover the latest technological innovations and the revolutions of tomorrow. The ACF has expanded continually over the years and today brings together more than 170 exhibitors occupying 21,000 m2 over a four-day event that attracts more than 16,000 visitors. This creates numerous national and international business and networking opportunities.

Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia
19-22 November 2007
National Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters, Eduard Sagalaev Fund of TV Broadcasting, Mass media and Internet technology Expansion and ExpoNAT Ltd. are proud to present NATEXPO 2007 - Russia's largest international exhibition of professional equipment and technologies for TV, radio and internet broadcasting.

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