I heard more customer dissatisfaction regarding Final Cut Pro, caused in part by Apple’s lack of support and difficulty integrating the product. Avid is taking advantage of the situation by wooing customers back. Also, some are considering Adobe Premiere as a serious third-way based on price and functionality. The post-production hall was buzzing Sunday afternoon.
Alain Andreoli (President / CEO at Grass Valley) might have missed the irony when he announced at the conference that he was very optimistic about the growth of the broadcast industry and suggested that people should switch off their TVs more to escape from the gloomy news. But surely if less people watch TV… oh [...]
I showed up early at the RAI based on the spurious rumour that there was an 8am free conference session – turns out its only free if you’ve already paid for a conference pass! It has given me a rare few hours to read up on the latest happenings in the broadcast industry and to [...]