root6 at NAB

root6 at NAB

With NAB 2016 only days away, many of you are probably packing your suitcases and digging out your comfiest shoes in preparation for the annual trek through the labyrinth of booths and stands. Rupert, Petra, Dil and David will all be there to help you find the "must-see" technology, meet up for a chat and advice or arrange demos. You can contact them at sales@root6.com or head for the ROOT6 Technology stand (SL11616), where Marcus, Owen and the rest of the R6T  team will be demonstrating the new features in ContentAgent v3.5 

Keep any eye on the root6 blog for all the latest NAB news and announcements!

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Case Study - 422.tv

422.tv - ‘Insert Edit’ feature facilitates last-minute changes to broadcast deliverables

Full service postproduction facility 422.tv in Glasgow has installed ContentAgent to automate the transcoding, QC and delivery of its AS-11 UK DPP broadcast deliverables.

With a mix of work ranging from DCP packages for films to critically acclaimed TV shows, 422.tv set out to investigate the most efficient way to address the DPP file delivery standard adopted by UK broadcasters in October 2014.

Facility Head Sharon Fullarton explains:

“We visited IBC to look at available solutions. We pay a great deal of attention to our technology infrastructure to ensure clients have the smoothest path through postproduction. So when Alex Keane from root6 Scotland introduced us to ContentAgent we were impressed with the workflow automation tools and the integration with Vidchecker for QC."

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Ultra High Definition with High Dynamic Range (UHD + HDR)

Ultra High Definition with High Dynamic Range (UHD + HDR)

Ultra high definition (UHD) is poised to be the next big industry change as we move away from our existing high definition (HD) broadcast chain. From the outset it was easy to see UHD has more longevity than stereoscopic (3D) ever did. That said, it's going to take sometime and is more complex than any of the past picture changes the industry has seen. …

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Tech Breakfast – “Encryption” Encryption, Soho Screening rooms, London, 23rd March

Tech Breakfast – “Encryption” Seminar Recording

Thanks to everyone who came to our recent Tech Breakfast, which covered the fundamentals of cryptography through to HDCP and the other forms of content protection used in our industry.

Video recording and Notes available here

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
7-9 June

UN425 Avid ISIS 5000 System Support
10-12 May

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