The Rise Awards, celebrating exceptional women in the media technology industry, has announced its 2022 winners. Over 300 nominations were received from around the globe with four new awards announced this year: Ally, Business Operations, Project Management or Delivery and Special Achievement. Among this year’s winners were Deluxe, which captured the Company Award for Investment in Women and Ross Video’s Sandra Hernandez, Regional Sales Manager, Gulf States U.S., who was recognized with the Sales award.
Halter Technical has appointed GerrAudio Distribution the exclusive distributor for its lineup of products in Canada. GerrAudio will spearhead the launch of the company’s new Microsone Discreet Audio Monitoring System in Canada. Los Angeles-based Halter Technical offers professional audio monitoring solutions for the broadcast, film, and video production markets, including a lineup of Premium, Comfort and IFB headphones specifically designed to meet the needs of the live set environment. GerrAudio’s first public display of Halter Technical products in Canada will be at its 11th Annual Demo Days showcase and training event in Toronto, Dec. 14-15.
SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) has collaborated with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Motion Pictures Laboratories Inc. (MovieLabs), a technology joint venture of the major Hollywood studios, to publish “Media in the Cloud: Ontology and Semantic Web Technology Navigation Guide.” The new guide, available for free on the SMPTE website, is a primer on the use of ontologies and other semantic web technologies within a modern media landscape characterized by the movement of workflows into the cloud. The guide explains media ontologies in simple terms, discusses mapping data across different information systems, and offers practical examples of how media organizations are using semantic web technologies to bring greater efficiency to real-world workflows.