Weekend Wire 9/18/21: USF Gets $500K In Virtual Production Tech, disguise & Roe Visual Partner

In this Weekend Wire: Diamond View Studios and Vū Technologies donated $500,000 worth of virtual production technology to USF’s Tampa campus, disguise and Roe Visual partner to advance extended reality and virtual production hubs around the world, NAB 2021 canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, Ross Video acquires D3 LED.

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Continuing COVID-19 Crisis Forces NAB Show’s Cancellation
Amid surging novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and many exhibitor withdrawals, NAB 2021 has been cancelled.

Registration Open For “The Gender Pay Gap In The Commercial AV Industry” Webinar
Sound & Communications will host a live webinar “The Gender Pay Gap In The Commercial AV Industry” on September 23 at 1:00pm EDT.

Ross Acquires D3 LED
Ross Video has announced the acquisition of D3 LED (Dynamic Digital Displays) from Southpaw Live.

Panel Discussions Announced For cavlo Trade Show In Texas
cavlo Trade Show, which will take place in Arlington TX on October 6 and 7, will have a set of panel discussions as well as CTS RU courses.

Baanto Joins BDC Capital’s IP Portfolio
Baanto International Ltd. has joined BDC Capital’s Intellectual Property (IP) Backed-Financing Fund.

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Gift Of More Than $500,000 In Cutting-Edge Technology Equipment Will Benefit USF Mass Communications Students, Faculty
Diamond View Studios and Vū Technologies donated $500,000 worth of virtual production technology to USF’s Tampa campus, including camera equipment and a 40-foot LED wall.
Source: University of South Florida

disguise And Roe Visual Partner To Advance Extended Reality And Virtual Production
The partnership will see Roe Visual LED solutions powering the expansion of disguise offices around the world, including disguise xR stages and innovation hubs launching in Beijing, Seoul, New Zealand and Hong Kong towards the end of this year.
By Jo Ruddock
Source: IBC

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Learning Tech Managers Power Hour: Project Management For Tech Managers by AVIXA
Join this webinar to learn how to define and understand the typical AV industry project life cycle(s) and project stakeholders; identify the important project metrics to be captured, measured and analyzed; and create a scope statement and work breakdown structure describing applicable project deliverables. Sep. 20, 1:00pm EDT.

The Gender Pay Gap In The Commercial AV Industry by Sound & Communications
AVIXA research has shone a light on the gender pay gap within the commercial AV industry. Our group of expert panelists dives into the data, draws from personal experiences and offers constructive suggestions for how to help our industry embrace diversity, equity and inclusion and #closethegap. Sep. 23, 1:00pm EDT.

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