By Jonathan S. Abrams
That’s right. We are still taking NAB. There was a lot to cover!
So, the first appointment I booked for NAB Show 2018, both in terms of my show schedule (10am Monday) and the vendors I was in contact with, was with StorageDNA’s Jeff Krueger, Continue reading
May 9, 2018
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TVLogic, a designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED high-definition displays, has acquired Nexto DI, a provider of portable field backup storage for digital cameras. They are located in South Korea.
Nexto DI uses the company’s patented “X-copy” technology, while M-copy (copy to multiple drives simultaneously), Continue reading
May 1, 2018
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By Tom Coughlin
After years of watching the development of flash memory-based storage for media and entertainment applications, especially for post, it finally appears that these products are getting some traction. This is driven by the decreasing cost of flash memory and also the increase in 4K up to 16K workflows with high frame rates and multi-camera video projects. Continue reading
April 26, 2018
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By Twain Richardson
I traveled to NAB this year to check out gear, software, technology and storage. Here are my top takeaways.
Promise Atlas S8+
First up is storage, and the Promise Atlas S8+. The Promise Atlas S8+ is a network attached storage solution for small groups that features easy and fast NAS connectivity over Thunderbolt3 and 10GB Ethernet. Continue reading
April 17, 2018
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By Tom Coughlin
At the 2018 HPA Retreat in Palm Desert there were many panels that spoke to the changing requirements for digital storage to support today’s diverse video workflows. While at the show, I happened to snap a picture of the Maxx Digital bus — these guys supply video storage and RAID. Continue reading
March 5, 2018
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AJA has expanded its line of Pak SSD media with the new 2TB Pak 2000 for Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus recording and playback systems. The company also announced new ordering options for the entire Pak drive family, including HFS+ formatting for Mac OS users and exFAT for PC and universal use. Continue reading
February 28, 2018
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By James McKenna
The specification — used in a bid, tender, RFQ or simply to provide vendors with a starting point — has been the source of frustration for many a sales engineer. Not because we wish that we could provide all the features that are listed, but because we can’t help but wonder what the author of those specs was thinking. Continue reading
February 14, 2018
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By Brady Betzel
As video recording file sizes continue to creep up, so do our hard drive storage size, RAID and bandwidth needs. These days we are seeing a huge amount of recorded media needing to be offloaded, edited and color graded in the field. G-Technology has stepped up to bat with its 24TB G-Speed Shuttle XL with EV Series adapters, Continue reading
January 10, 2018
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Quantum is now offering a new Xcellis Scale-out NAS targeting data-heavy IP-based media workflows. Built off Quantum’s StorNext shared storage and data management platform, the multi-protocol, multi-client Xcellis Scale-out NAS system combines media and metadata management with high performance and scalability. Users to configure an Xcellis solution with both scale-out SAN and NAS to provide maximum flexibility. Continue reading
December 12, 2017
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Newly introduced Cloudian HyperFile is an integrated NAS controller that provides SMB/NFS file services from on-premises Cloudian HyperStore object storage systems. Cloudian HyperFile includes targets enterprise network attached storage (NAS) customers, those working in mission-critical, capacity-intensive applications that employ file data. Media and entertainment is one of the main target markets for HyperFile. Continue reading
December 6, 2017
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