Blog Entries

VDS Soapbox with VidiGo Graphics - Affordable Social TV Solution!

by Larry Mincer on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 1:58 PM

We are happy to announce that we have integrated our Soapbox social media product with the VidiGo Graphics software to provide a turnkey solution for Social TV.  

Whats the ROI For Automated Broadcast Graphics?

by Larry Mincer on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 3:01 PM

Investing in a system for the automated generation of broadcast graphics requires planning and careful consideration of the costs and benefits.

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Social Media Ticker Needs a Database

by Larry Mincer on Sunday, June 24, 2012 2:06 PM

Whenever you turn on the TV these days, you’ll almost always see programming that includes Social Media messages in a graphic format, like a lower third ticker.


VDS DiReCT passes 100 Channel Mark!

by Larry Mincer on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 2:12 PM

In an earlier post, we explained all the challenges of Automating Asset Management of Broadcast Branding Graphics. This post also showed how the VDS DiReCT system can overcome those challenges and greatly streamline your multichannel operations.

Do More with Tiffen Dfx Quantel Plug-In

by Larry Mincer on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:15 PM

Version 3 Tiffen Dfx Quantel plug-in is here!

How to get the best results out of Twixtor Quantel Plug-In

by Larry Mincer on Monday, April 30, 2012 3:35 PM

In the following article, Pierre Jasmin from RE:Vision Effects discusses some tips for Twixtor, their amazing motion based retiming plug-in. Twixtor is available as a Quantel plug-in via VDS's Synapse software. It enables you to speed up, slow down, or frame rate convert your image sequences with unparalleled image quality (based on RE:Vision's proprietary image tracking and warping technology).

Monsters GT vs Speed Six - How do these Quantel Plug-ins Compare

by Larry Mincer on Thursday, April 26, 2012 3:23 PM

Many Quantel users may be familiar with Speed Six’s Monsters and Raptors plug-ins. And many users may also know that Genarts acquired Speed Six, and that Genarts has released a new product, Monsters GT. In fact, Genarts recently just did a major update of this product, Monsters GT v7. 

Add Tweets to your Sports Ticker: SoapBox Integrated with GameTrak!

by Larry Mincer on Sunday, April 22, 2012 4:38 PM

Now Twitter messages can be integral to your broadcast sports ticker!


Boris Continuum Complete V8 Quantel Plug-In

by Larry Mincer on Thursday, April 12, 2012 4:40 PM

Boris has come up with some great new features in its Continuum Complete Version 8!

VDS NAB 2012 Preview

by Larry Mincer on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 3:26 PM

New for NAB 2012: Streamliner

Synchronized Streaming Media- Real-time Content Replacement

Powered by Promotor: Streamliner solves the biggest challenge for real-time streaming: automating and synchronizing triggers that control and replace media segments in real time; allowing only proper and approved content for “TV Everywhere”.