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Jigsaw24 and root6 join forces

The UK’s two leading Media & Entertainment technology solution providers have today announced that they are joining forces. Jigsaw24 has acquired root6 to create the largest, most experienced and most awesome Audio and Video Technology services and solutions business in Europe. As the top two players in providing Media & Entertainment IT solutions over the [...]

By |2017-02-15T10:37:35+00:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release, root6|0 Comments

Pro Tools | MTRX – AVID Announce New Audio Interface

      Avid announce Pro Tools | MTRX a new audio interface for Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native systems completing the range of their existing HD IOs. Developed for Avid by Digital Audio Denmark, the Pro Tools | MTRX is a powerful multi-format I/O for Pro Tools with the same sonic qualities of DAD’s AX32 [...]

Soliton sign root6 as first UK reseller

Soliton Systems has appointed root6 as a reseller for its smart-telecaster Zao, a mobile HEVC transmitter for streaming live broadcasts direct from cameras over multiple traditional mobile 3G or 4G networks. Ideal for news and sports environments, Zao was the first global mobile H.265 hardware-based transmitter that can be mounted on the camera, or reside [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:39+00:00April 25th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , |0 Comments

ObjectMatrix adds a view into your MatrixStore with Vision

ObjectMatrix has officially released Vision; a browser-based tool enabling you to search and share content stored within the MatrixStore. Vision is a cross platform tool which now allows you to easily and quickly search, view and share your media assets along with additional asset management functionality such as upload or download of assets. Tightly integrated with MatrixStore which allows [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:39+00:00April 18th, 2016|Categories: NAB, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Premiere addition to the Avid MediaCentral Platform

From independent productions to Hollywood headliners, Adobe's Premiere has been making its mark within the post production community. I'm told 51 films debuting at the recent 2016 Sundance Film Festival used Adobe Premiere Pro CC as its primary editing software. Adobe revamped Premiere Pro CC from the ground up and since then it's been developing at [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:40+00:00April 16th, 2016|Categories: NAB, News, Press Release, Products|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Soliton – Zao provides instant H265 live streaming service over the mobile phone network

Live streaming direct from a camera on location is nothing new. From sports to news and elections, viewers enjoy seeing live action as it unfolds. However, the way HD high quality content is delivered from the camera is coming of age. The Zao product is two things. With an HDMI or SDi input direct from [...]

By |2017-04-03T13:58:06+00:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: BVE, Press Release, Products|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

root6 launches innovative post-production software in UK

We're excited to announce that root6 has been appointed appointed by New Zealand based Kiwa Digital to launch its recently released VoiceQ 2.0 voice synchronization software in the UK and Ireland. VoiceQ 2.0 is a streamlined postproduction cueing application designed to save time and improve accuracy with synchronized dialogue in films, television programs and games. Through [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:44+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: |0 Comments

root6 appointed UK reseller for Boland Communications

Leading LCD and OLED monitor manufacturer Boland Communications based in California has appointed London, Soho-based root6 as its UK reseller. “Soho represents the centre of post production excellence in Europe,” maintains Boland Communication’s international sales manager Gary Litwin. “So when we were approached by root6 at NAB we listened. They have considerable experience in colourimetry [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:49+00:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Release, Products|Tags: , |0 Comments

PixStor installed at BBC S&PP

Pixit Media solution from root6 meets storage and network challenges for BBC Studios and Post Production Scale-out storage architecture specialists Pixit Media announced that BBC Studios and Post Production (BBC S&PP) has installed PixStor as part of a storage upgrade for its Digital Media Services division. The new PixStor offers BBC S&PP Digital Media Services [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:49+00:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , |0 Comments

root6 to Open Glasgow Office

root6 is to open an office in Glasgow. The new venture will be run by industry professionals Alex Keane and Gerry McGachy, both of whom most recently worked at Picture Exchange. “We have been thinking about how best to address regional business for some time,” said root6 MD Marcus Hume-Humphreys. “The opportunity to work with [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:55+00:00October 24th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release, root6|Tags: , , |0 Comments

root6 Appointed Reseller for Barnfind Technologies

root6 has added Barnfind to its portfolio of products designed to provide more productive operation in file-based creative enterprises. A Norwegian company, Barnfind Technologies AS has developed BarnOne, a signal-neutral platform that offers many functions and supports numerous different signal formats in one frame. This unique approach saves customers valuable rack space, power consumption and [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:55+00:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, News, Press Release, Products|Tags: |0 Comments

ContentAgent Gains AMWA Certification

ContentAgent, the workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology, has successfully met the criteria set out as part of the DPP’s Compliance Programme, and has achieved AMWA certification. One of the first products to receive authentication, ContentAgent is already widely used to automate the creation, QC and delivery of AS-11 UK DPP files. At [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:56+00:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release, Products|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Unified storage and network components deliver peak performance for new TV lab at York University

Reseller and Systems Integrator root6 met the challenge posed by a particularly demanding application for the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at The University of York with the deployment of PixStor from Pixit Media.  BSc courses in film and television production and a new course for this academic year in interactive media required the [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:57+00:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: Case Study, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

ContentAgent Performs Frame Rate Conversion and Transcoding for BBC SPORT'S Coverage of FIFA WORLD CUP

BBC Sport deployed ContentAgent, the file-based workflow management tool from ROOT6 Technology, to automate a number of important frame rate conversion and transcoding tasks at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Based in BBC Sport’s production facility in the International Broadcasting Centre in Rio, five ContentAgent systems were used to process additional workflows including [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:54:59+00:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Appointment at root6

Richard Hayter-Gare has joined the sales team of root6. A seasoned sales professional with over 25 years’ experience in the media and broadcast sector, Hayter-Gare joins from European RAID Arrays where he served as Sales and Account Manager. Commenting on the appointment root6 Director Rupert Watson said, “I have known and admired Richard for some [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:13+00:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release, root6|Tags: |0 Comments

root6 to show off the power of Mistika at Broadcast Video Expo

We're very excited to be showing Mistika on the stand at BVE. Here's SGO's press release: SGO's recently appointed Reseller Partner root6 is proud to present for the first time at BVE this month at stand H16, the might of Mistika's capabilities including UHD. root6's stand theme “Work. Anywhere.”, epitomises everything about Mistika with its [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:14+00:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: |0 Comments

root6 appointed reseller by SGO

30 January 2014, Soho, London, UK – SGO has appointed root6 as an official reseller for its Mistika post production systems and workflow solutions, including the recently introduced Mamba FX compositing software. root6 will work alongside the SGO team covering the UK and Ireland for both sales and support services. Director of root6 Rupert Watson [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:14+00:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Case Study: William's Cutting Rooms

The Farm Group’s shiny new facility William is the biggest, boldest new Soho post house opening in recent years. It’s a beautiful, creative space that’s been designed to make a lasting impact. William’s generous 20,000 sq ft of space is home to 20 cutting rooms, 10 finishing rooms and seven audio studios. Each of the [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:19+00:00October 21st, 2013|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Case Study: European Poker Tour

Marketing specialist Halfords Media adds Avid Interplay and Interplay Central to its industrious post production capability to serve the growing media demands of its clients. Halfords Media’s Piccadilly HQ is home to 18 TV production staff and a facility based around Avid editing in support of the year round creation of programming for clients, notably the European Poker Tour (EPT) [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:20+00:00October 21st, 2013|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

root6 now Adobe Anywhere System Integrator

We're proud to announce that root6 is now an Adobe Anywhere System Integrator, one of the first appointed in the UK and testament to our expertise in this field. Adobe® Anywhere for video is a modern, collaborative workflow platform that empowers users of Adobe professional video solutions to work together, using centralized media, across virtually any network.  As [...]

By |2017-05-31T08:57:56+00:00October 7th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |0 Comments

root6 help FOX International Channels remote operations with Amulet Hotkey

FOX International Channels (FIC) UK based in Shepherds Bush re-versions National Geographic and Fox material, creates ads and promos, and prepares programmes for transmission and on-demand viewing for Sky and Virgin in the UK, with a further four channels for Africa. Although tape still plays a reduced role in the acquisition and delivery of material [...]

ContentAgent’s latest software release delivers new features, increased performance and functionality

ContentAgent, the automated file-based workflow management tool from ROOT6 Technology, was shown with the latest 3.2 software. Full support for the AS11 DPP delivery standard with associated compliant metadata is now available. As part of the deliverables workflow, ContentAgent was shown integrated with automated file-based QC from Tektronix and Vidcheck. Further support for Avid environments [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:25+00:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: BVE, Events, News, Press Release|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Advanced motion compensated standards converter makes UK debut at BVE

See on the root6 stand the new option for ContentAgent, the automated file-based management tool from ROOT6 Technology. The advanced motion compensated standards converter enables ContentAgent to become a replacement for expensive legacy hardware-based workflows that contain costly trips to/from baseband for standards and format conversions. First showcased at IBC 2012, the standards converter has [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:25+00:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: BVE, Events, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The file-based future, from capture to transmission, demonstrated by root6 at BVE

Visitors to the root6 stand at BVE, shared with Rohde & Schwarz DVS, will experience all-embracing file-based workflow, from ingest to transmission – and everything in between. Integrating technologies from leading vendors, root6 will demonstrate a range of file-based workflow solutions designed for maximum productivity and throughput in broadcast, post and new media environments. DVS [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:29+00:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: BVE, Events, News, Press Release|Tags: , |0 Comments

Edinburgh International Film Festival selects DVS CLIPSTER for DCP creation

In what is believed to be a world first, root6 is delighted to announce Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) will convert all tape-based programmed films at EIFF 2012 into DCI compliant Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs.) Using DVS CLIPSTER’s award-winning technology with support from DVS’ UK reseller root6, tape-based submissions will be presented in the highest [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:40+00:00May 24th, 2012|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

DVS VENICE enhances file-based production at Pinewood Studios

At NAB 2012, DVS announces that the internationally renowned Pinewood Studios Group has enhanced its equipment offering with 8-channels of DVS VENICE broadcast server. This will form an essential part of Pinewood Television’s upgraded TV Studio facilities. Alongside VENICE, Pinewood Television has also decided to implement additional DVS storage solution, SpycerBox Ultra. With this DVS [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:41+00:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New DPP file standard for Broadcast Deliverables shown by root6 at BVE – STAND G30

Visitors to the root6 stand at BVE will be able to experience, as always, the latest technologies from best of breed manufacturers. Amongst them, will be a debut public showing of the new common broadcast file delivery standard being developed by the Digital Production Partnership (DPP.) This industry wide collaborative effort is being led by [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:50+00:00January 13th, 2012|Categories: BVE, Events, News, Press Release|Tags: |0 Comments

root6's SI team off to Lagos

Engineers from the Systems Integration arm of root6 will travel to Nigeria in January to commission the installation and provide training at a new facility in Lagos, set up to digitise the extensive tape archive for the state broadcaster. The installation for Tier Tech was designed and pre-built at the root6 SI facility in Primrose [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:50+00:00January 13th, 2012|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Cut+Run Go HD at a Stroke

The Soho-based HQ of Cut+Run, the award-winning international commercials house, has just completed a facility-wide upgrade to HD with kit supplied and supported by root6. The move by Cut+Run, the first major commercials facility in the UK to have gone fully HD at a stroke, was prompted to address the director’s increasing expectations of picture [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:56+00:00October 18th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Suite Solution from root6

Soho-based post house Suite has just completed an overhaul of its Storage Area Network (SAN) replacing a legacy 32 TB Avid ISIS 7000 with an ISIS 5000, increasing storage capacity to 96TB. The system was installed by root6 in response to what Technical Manager Rick Halsall describes as “An ever increasing demand for storage driven [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:57+00:00July 26th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Busting 3.5 million Specs of Dirt

Originally commissioned by Thames Television in 1969, ‘The World at War’ is one of the most revered TV documentaries of all time. The 26 part series took more than four years to produce at a record-breaking cost of £900,000. When FremantleMedia decided to completely to restore the project for DVD and Blu-Ray disc release, they [...]

By |2016-10-29T08:55:58+00:00July 13th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |0 Comments

81,000 clips, 4,500 hours of video, 60+ formats, 1 transcoding platform

ContentAgent, the transcoding and workflow management system from ROOT6 Technology was the platform of choice for ‘Life in a Day,’ the feature documentary charting the story of life on our planet as seen by aspiring filmmakers on July 24th 2010. The raw statistics behind ‘Life in a Day’ are daunting enough. 81,000 clips in 4.500 [...]

By |2011-03-07T13:56:59+00:00March 7th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Save the Children chooses root6 to upgrade its video production facilities

Save the Children has just upgraded its internal video production facility and implemented a file-based workflow supplied and supported by UK reseller root6. Adam Robertson, Save the Children’s Video Production Manager said: “We are delighted with root6’s upgrade. The XenData technology they’ve installed means we now have an easily accessible archive of 90 years of [...]