Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
22/01/2016

Pixit Media To Display 4K Workflow At BVE 2016

News Image
Pixit Media has announced it is to exhibit its software defined storage as a central repository to provide 4K uncompressed playback for a number of applications used in the broadcast and post industries at BVE 2016.

Some of the companies demonstrating their technology through the PixStor central NAS storage system will include Adobe, Digital Vision, Google, Mellanox, NetApp and The Foundry.

Showcasing how PixStor users can utilise industry standard commodity hardware, technology partner NetApp will display its latest all flash disk arrays, while Mellanox will display its high speed network and switching.

Software partners on the stand will highlight the performance and management capability of the 4K workflow, by showing operators how they can render using Google compute through industry standard commodity hardware components. Digital Vision will display its 4K grading and restoration software Nucoda, alongside NUKE Studio for VFX Editorial and Finishing from The Foundry, in addition to Adobe's complete Creative Suite for graphic design, video editing and web development applications.

Furthermore, PixStor's ability to seamlessly extend into Google cloud and store content using Google Nearline storage will be demonstrated. Using the vast resources of Google Cloud storage in conjunction with the PixCache Cloud Gateway Appliance, attendees can view PixStor's ability to submit render jobs to cloud based render farms and return these completed jobs.

Also on display will be General Atomics data management software suite, Nirvana – a metadata centric storage management tool enabling users to make secure commercial decisions on where to store data and use advanced analytics to help make decisions on where to keep it and for how long.

Lastly, Milk Studios will be discussing Pixit Media's role within their recent expansion to Cardiff alongside Escape Studios.

Barry Evans, Technical Director, Pixit Media, said: "At Pixit Media we appreciate that with ever decreasing budgets companies need intelligent and data aware file systems to ensure data is stored on the most cost effective storage platforms. That's why we're pleased to be demonstrating our relevant solutions this year at BVE, enabling customers to invest wisely in non-proprietary technology that does not lock them in to one vendor."

Pixit Media will be at BVE 2016, stand K11, from 23 to 25 February.

www.pixitmedia.com

(JP/LM)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

19/06/2018
France Télévisions Selects Panasonic Cameras For 4K Coverage
France Télévisions has selected Panasonic's 4K camera lineup to deliver large TV and sporting events in the coming months. "The competition to meet Fr
15/06/2018
KDDI Completes 4K Video Transmission Test With Drone
KDDI has completed the very first live 4K video transmission test with a drone in Japan. The drone also leverages 5G technology. The test was carried
28/04/2017
New Era For VICE Media With Tata Communications
Tata Communications has announced it has been chosen by VICE Media to build a high-performance, completely cloud-based platform for global media asset
21/08/2017
IBC2017: At The Core Of Global Media And Digital Industry Trends
With its Digital Tech Hub, Qvest Media is encouraging the exchange of global trends between the media and broadcasting industry at this year's IBC Sho
07/06/2018
DPP Reveals The Secrets Of Building A Media Cloud
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has published a new report about creating ideal cloud environments for media. In 'Building the Media Cloud' D
07/08/2015
Pixit Media Teams Up With Google Cloud Platform
Pixit Media has announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud Platform. The agreement enables Pixit Media to offer a new range of services that impr
31/05/2017
Big Pic Media To Exhibit At Media Production Show
Big Pic Media has announced it is to exhibit a wide range of tools for ingest, QC, transcode, encode and delivery on stand 510 at the Media Production
10/10/2017
EditShare Confirms NAB NY Line-Up
EditShare will showcase its shared storage and media management solutions at the upcoming NAB Show New York, 18 – 19 October. The EditShare solutions
27/04/2017
Rohde & Schwarz Ensure More Efficient Storage Solutions With IBM Spectrum Scale
Rohde & Schwarz has announced the use of IBM Spectrum Scale file system solution ensures more efficient storage capacity utilization. Broadcasters and
12/10/2017
Media Links To Showcase New IP Media Gateway
Media Links has announced that it will demonstrate its new MDP 3020 IP Media Gateway at NAB NY 2017, Booth N624, which takes place later this month. T
09/01/2017
Quantum's StorNext 5.4 Provides Greater Efficiency in Media Content Management
StorNext 5.4 is a new release of Quantum's acclaimed workflow storage platform that brings new levels of efficiency and flexibility to media content m
30/11/2015
Azimuth Installs PixStor Storage System
Azimuth Post has installed Pixit Media's PixStor storage system. After esearch into nearline solutions, Azimuth Post chose to work with Pixit Media. "
03/02/2015
Quantum Integrates Cloud Into Multi-Tier Storage
Quantum has unveiled three new solutions to integrate the cloud into multi-tier, hybrid storage architectures for demanding data workloads. The new Q-
16/11/2017
Avid Supports Al Jazeera Media Network On Its Journey To The Cloud
With content distribution and consumption, and audience engagement expanding exponentially, media organizations have been forced to adapt to the rapid
14/04/2016
Pixit Media Completes Post-Production Project
Pixit Media has installed a bespoke storage system at Roundtable Films, an independent post-production house based. The London-based facility is known