Tech Breakfast - "Video Over IP"

Wednesday 29th June, 8:30 for 9am

Soho Screening Rooms, Berwick St

Oliver Gappa, R&S, explores the evolution of Video-Over-IP, examines the options available now and highlights some of the pitfalls.

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.

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Eventbrite - root6 Tech Breakfast - "Video Over IP"

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Case Study - Edit 123

Case Study - Edit 123

Edit 123 Streamlines Workflow with ContentAgent

‘Automated ingest frees up Avid workstations for more productive tasks.’

Glasgow based postproduction facility Edit 123 has automated and streamlined its file-based workflow with ContentAgent, supplied by root6 Scotland.

One of the country’s longest established facilities, Edit 123 was founded more than 30 years ago and provides a full range of postproduction services through offline, online, grading and graphics. While the company’s primary area of work is mainstream TV, Edit 123 also provides crew and camera hire for productions including sports news coverage of Scottish football.

The Avid-based facility with an ISIS 7000 network at its heart has deployed ROOT6 Technology’s ContentAgent to automate a range of tasks from ingest to delivery as Bill Fairweather explains... Read more

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root6 to be world's first Avid Learning Partner to offer NEXIS courses

root6 to be world's first Avid Learning Partner to offer NEXIS courses

We're delighted to announce that we will soon be the world's first Avid Learning Partner to provide Avid certified training for NEXIS.

Personnel who will be responsible for planning, installing, supporting and administrating Avid’s new NEXIS shared storage system will be able to obtain industry recognition of their skills by taking Avid Certified training from root6 - either on-site or at root6's training facility in Berwick Street, Soho - instructed by root6's Avid storage expert, Neal Kemsley.

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or contact Sunita to discuss your requirements:

020 7437 6052 / sunita@root6.com

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Avid Offers

Avid Offers

Avid have successfully launched their next generation storage, NEXIS, which has been very well received.  However, for customers who are interested in adding to an existing ISIS storage estate and who don't want to go to NEXIS just yet there are some very good special offers, available while ISIS stocks last... Read more

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An excellent little monitor

An excellent little monitor

It seems to be a thing for small on-set/camera monitors that they should have a hi-bright mode when being used in non-edit environments. The Boland BVB7a is an excellent little monitor and can be powered from the camera's 12v battery feed as well as coming with a DC PSU. It can take SDi (single or dual-link) as well as HDMI and composite (Yes!). I shot a little video of me profiling its colour capabilities... Read more

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Phil Crawley to speak at 2016 HPA Tech Retreat

Phil Crawley to speak at 2016 HPA Tech Retreat

root6's Chief Engineer Phil Crawley has been invited to speak at the Hollywood Professional Association's (HPA) 2016 Tech Retreat to be held at Oxfordshire's Heythrop Park Resort in July. The HPA Tech Retreat, sponsored by SMPTE, is an informal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content across the dynamic landscape of distribution environments. The 2016 programme will focus on the present and future impact of the most recent technology in broadcast and cinema.

Phil will be taking part in the SuperSession on day one led by industry leaders at work in ultra-high-definition (UHD), high-dynamic-range imaging (HDR), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and more, who will bring their studied perspectives to the topics that are of crucial impact to the industry... Read more

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Platform1 2016 - "Can I make money out of VR?"

POSTPONED

Regretfully, due to circumstances outside our control, we have had to postpone our Platform1 event, focusing on VR. We very much to re-schedule this to early autumn and will announce the new dates as soon as they are confirmed.

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:

UN425 Avid ISIS 5000 System Support

19-21 July

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