NAB 2016: Sony debuts next generation of SRG PTZ cameras

Capture and share high-quality Full HD images with simultaneous streaming via IP, 3G-SDI and HDMI This year at NAB Sony (C11001) will show off the latest in it’s popular SRG PTZ line. The versatile SRG-360SHE is a high-performance Full HD remote network camera that’s ideal for use in lecture theaters, auditoriums and Houses of Worship, as well as corporate, governmental and telemedicine applications. Its excellent…

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Hot Trends. Cool Tools. Solutions for Success…from EditShare, Sony, Utah Scientific and more at NAB 2015

NAB 2015 is home to the world’s largest collection of vendors driving the future of media and entertainment. Get the first look at new products, discover import/export opportunities, and experience next-generation technologies through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations…and a visit with Western Rep.  We’ll be on the floor and in the booths of all our partners.  Make an appointment or give us a call on the show…

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Haunting Portland-produced web series makes it big in Hollywood

The rules for making it in Hollywood in the internet age are starting to change.  It used to be that aspiring Oregon actors, producers and other content creators had to move south to get scare up stardom. Now a Northwest-produced paranormal web series is breaking the rules. According to the Hollywood Reporter: It’s great to see the Grimm, the Librarians and the like shooting in…

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spraker.tv is counting down to NAB 2014 in Vegas with EditShare and Western Rep

Next week the center of the video world is Las Vegas.  I’m looking forward to catching up with lots great customers and vendors – and getting inspired by all the new technology. NAB is always full of great product roll outs – like EditShare’s latest releases including the very impressive Flow 3 Asset Management.  Unlike much of the hype you’ll see, Flow 3 is actually…

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Portland Timbers are back, streaming live Sunday

The snow has just melted and that can only mean it’s soccer season! The Portland Timbers kick of the 2014 campaign with a six game tournament from the newly renamed Providence Park.  You can watch all of the games streamed live in HD on the Timber’s website.  Double headers are scheduled for Sunday, Wednesday and next Saturday. spraker.tv is proud to continue supporting the Timbers…

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EditShare @ Oregon SBE Meetings

Dave Spraker of spraker.tv presented on behalf of EditShare at the January meetings of the Oregon chapters of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. He discussed the process of “Building a Collaborative, File-based Infrastructure: Centralized Storage, Media Asset Management, and Archival.”  If you missed the presentation, just email Dave to get a copy. If you two or more editors, you’ll find ways to help them –…

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spraker.tv helps the Portland Thorns stream a championship season with Broadcast Pix

The Portland Thorns women’s soccer team had a remarkable first season.  While large crowds cheered in Jeld Wen stadium, thousands more tuned in online to an HD stream of the action.  spraker.tv was privileged to be a part of this groundbreaking endeavor – as profiled on the front page of the Broadcast Pix website. Click here to read the entire article.…

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spraker.tv customer Portland Timbers named “Best of 2013” for Game Operations

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Oscars, Tonys, and Grammys, but did you know there were awards for the best game operations by sports teams? Gameops.com has named spraker.tv client Portland Timbers as one of the top game operations crew of 2013: The Portland Timbers is another team who seems to do everything at a high-level.  Particularly since their elevation to the MLS in 2011,…

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KGW-TV Profiles OMPA Members now eligible for new Oregon Tax Credits

A nice double feature of stories on KGW NewsChannel 8 (my former employer) last night talking about the new tax credits for local filmmakers, production companies and video game designers.  While the stories focused on the later, the Oregon Film Office program is designed to increase local production jobs by offering a tax credit for smaller productions (not Grimm or major motion pictures which already…

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