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February 13, 2017

How to Edit in 4K+ without Breaking the Budget

This video shows excerpts on How to Edit 4K+ without Breaking the budget.  Please click here to watch the full 52 minute video presentation.

High Resolution media can place a significant demand on your existing computer infrastructure, making it difficult for editors to create projects without dropped frames.  Trends in CODECS and frame size can push stream sizes to 500+ MB/second.  And debayering (decompressing) certain high-res highly compressed footage like R3D can overload mid-range workstation CPU’s causing dropped frames.

With the growing demand for 4K+ media and higher resolution footage, can your existing computer infrastructure keep up with these requirements?

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December 02, 2016

African Production Co. Gets Lucky with ProMAX Platform

African Production Co. Lucky Bean, Gets Lucky with ProMAX Platform

“What really get’s me excited about technology is how it can help me tell a story” tells Donald Clarke, CEO of Lucky Bean Johannesburg, South Africa.  “And that why we have gone for the ProMAX because it helps is deliver on the amazing stories that we tell across the array of productions that we have”.  “We were looking for something easy to use, that didn’t need an IT dept to manage, robust, fast and ProMAX Platform blew all the other competition away.”

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October 13, 2016

The 4K Myth: Can you edit in 4K without breaking your budget?

  We have heard the 4K buzz chant for some time now, “You’ve got to get ready for 4K!” This is immediately followed by another chant from storage manufacturers and other vendors wanting to take advantage of the growing need for 4K by pushing media professionals into purchasing more products. The need for 4K often

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May 12, 2016

How to Prep Your Media in a Shared Production Environment with ProMAX and Telestream

  Join ProMAX Systems and special guest partner Telestream for an in depth look at How to Prep Your Media in a Shared Production Workflow Environment. Platform Platform V5 – ingest to archive workflow server was introduced at NAB 2016. We will be utilizing the new features of Platform V5 to look at the three

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April 26, 2016

Scenes from NAB 2016

ProMAX had an amazing NAB 2016! Here’s a look at the show from the ProMAX Booth. Check out our Press Releases for all of our announcements   

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April 26, 2016

Platform V5 Big Winner @ NAB 2016

  ProMAX Systems had some big announcements at NAB 2016! Starting with Platform V5, the end-to-end, ingest to archive Workflow Server for media professionals.  Platform V5 was awarded Studio Daily’s Prime Award for Excellence in Post Production Hardware. Here’s what the judges had to say — “Offering excellent integration into Premiere Pro CC and Avid

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March 31, 2016

ProMAX Video Tech Talk Podcast: NAB 2016 Preview

This week thought leaders, Jess Hartmann, Nathaniel Cooper and Brian Reisdorf chat about the upcoming NAB Show, top trends including OTT — what’s all the fuss about? Listen and find out!    

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March 18, 2016

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Promax Platform Active Directory Integration

Platform Active Directory Integration – don’t just synchronize your AD, join the domain!  Promax Platform offers native integration with Microsoft Active Directory so you can secure your video servers like the rest of your infrastructure. Most video storage systems connect and synchronize user accounts to and from your domain controller.  This approach can create failed

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March 07, 2016

ProMAX at NAB 2016!

ProMAX is celebrating over 20 years as an exhibitor at NAB. Join us for the 2016 NAB Show where we will unveil major advancements to the Platform Workflow Servers Stop by our booth SL3825 and get a hands on demo of Platform or visit our hourly theatre presentations at your convenience. We look forward to seeing you at

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