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'Video Collaboration: New Ideas' Seminars to Launch in Los Angeles and New York

Adobe, axle Video and IBM to present at groundbreaking free events December 10th and 12th

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- axle Video, a pioneer in developing radically simple, affordable media management software, has teamed up with leading vendors Adobe and IBM to host two free seminars highlighting important new trends in the media business.  The events will be held on on Tuesday, December 10th in midtown Manhattan, and on Thursday, December 12th at the Chaplin Theater at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.

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The 'Video Collaboration: New Ideas' events will highlight new technologies making it possible for creative teams to be far more productive, both internally and with their clients, than previously possible. Unlike most vendor-driven marketing events, the focus will be on real-world applications, and axle, along with Adobe and IBM, will provide the opportunity for attendees to spend hands-on time with their technologies at the events, and ask in-depth questions of the companies' product experts.

 "I'm delighted to be part of this initiative to bring cutting-edge information and perspectives to media professionals in the country's two biggest markets," said Chris Dee, an industry consultant with management experience at major broadcasters including HBO, NBC and Disney, and the opening speaker at both events. "It's exciting to be part of the project and we're looking forward to great attendance and participation by some industry leaders."

Registration for the free events is at www.tinyurl.com/newideashollywood and www.tinyurl.com/newideasny. The agenda for the sessions is as follows:

Big Picture Overview – What's happening across the broadcast and postproduction industries today.  Chris Dee, principal at DeeTour Consulting and a pioneer of digital workflows at HBO, NBC, Discovery Channel, and Disney. 10 AM

Distributed Editing – It's been talked about as a possibility for years, but now it's real. Dennis Radeke will discuss Adobe® Anywhere for video, a collaborative workflow platform that empowers teams using Adobe professional video tools to work together in real-time across standard networks, using shared media.10:30 AM

Easy Media Management – This used to be a contradiction in terms; we'll explain how you can simply, affordably add media management to current workflows and shared storage. axle Video's Sam Bogoch will show you how to stop hunting around and start being productive! 11 AM

Truly Scalable Archiving – Archiving once involved complex user interfaces and custom setups; worst of all, vendors' unique storage formats meant you couldn't even exchange data.  IBM's Dave Taylor shows us how LTFS LE is making scalable, searchable, exchangeable archives a reality. 11:30 AM

Q&A and Demos – Stay with us for an open-ended discussion in the main room, and technology demos in the foyer. We'll make sure there's plenty of opportunity for hands-on interaction. 12 Noon

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-collaboration-new-ideas-tickets-9234712273 (New York event, Dec. 10th)

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-collaboration-new-ideas-tickets-9234920897 (Hollywood event, Dec. 12th)

About Adobe:

Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.

About axle Video:

axle Video is a Boston-based company that is bringing radical simplicity to media management for small- and midsized workgroups. axle systems are designed to be installed and configured in less than an hour, and work with nearly all filesystems and storage vendors.  axle 2012 and axle Gear have received Best-of-Show awards at IBC 2012 (from TVB Europe) and NAB 2013 (from DV Magazine) as well as a Post Pick from Post magazine. The company sells its product worldwide through highly qualified resellers and system integrators.

About IBM:

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected.

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Media Contact: Marilina Fernandez, axle Video, LLC, 617-262-9222, marilina@axlevideo.com

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