Meet us at BVE: Stand J15

Meet us at BVE: Stand J15

23rd-25th February 2016

There’s something for engineers and creatives alike on the stand, where we’ll be presenting a range of technologies addressing evolving industry trends that will become mainstream issues in the year ahead - including the launch of  latest version of the popular workflow management and automation platform, ContentAgent - v3.5.

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Rohde & Schwarz (stand J16) will be next to root6 at BVE.  Drop by to view their end to end 4K Broadcast solutions, including a preview of the Venice 4K, Clipster and Spycerbox.

REGISTER FOR FREE HERE if you haven’t done so already (entry on the day without a badge is £15)

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Tech Breakfast - "Encryption"

Tech Breakfast - "Encryption"

23rd March, 8:30 for 9am, Soho Screening rooms, London

Starting with the fundamentals of cryptography (difference between symmetric & public-key etc), resident SI "Guru", Phil Crawley will guide us from the encryption techniques used in the Enigma machine (with a genuine, working example) through to HDCP and the other forms of content protection used in our industry:

• Symmetric vs Public-key crypto

• Examples – DES, AES/Rijndael etc

• HDCP, Blueray and the MPAA etc

• PCoIP - security of KVM extenders

As always the breakfast is free to attend but spaces are limited, so prior registration is strongly advised.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30am for a 9am start.

Eventbrite - root6 Tech Breakfast - "Encryption"

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Case Study - Goldsmiths

Case Study - Goldsmiths

Two-Tier Shared Storage at Goldsmiths Facilitates Expanded Range of Courses and Increased Student Numbers

The Department of Media Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London has transformed its infrastructure, replacing local storage with Avid’s ISIS|5500 Storage Area Network (SAN) for undergraduate and postgraduate screen-based courses and Dynamic Drive Pool from Ardis to cater for Adobe-based courses in interactive design, photography, animation and journalism. The network was designed with the help of root6 which also provided training and on-going technical support.

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Shooting and editing HDR via Avid using CLog gamma

Shooting and editing HDR via Avid using CLog gamma

We've got BVE2016 coming up and one of the things root6 will be showing is an HDR workflow via Media Composer using Canon monitors.

HDR is still a bit of a crap-shoot as far as standardisation is concerned with the BBC/NHK system, Dolby Vision, Sony's SLog3 and Canon's camera-native CLog. The principle of using an alternate gamma so that you concentrate the bit-depth where you want the extra range is well established...

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Avid Training Courses

As an Avid Learning Partner, root6 provides Avid certified courses varying in length from 1-3 days for editors, engineers, system administrators and media managers.

Upcoming Courses Include:

WG213 Avid Interplay System Administration
22-24 March

UN425 Avid ISIS 5000 System Support
1-3 March

To book a place on these courses, or to discuss your training requirements, please contact Sunita on 020 7437 6052 / sunita@root6.com