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September 7, 2016
Scale Logic Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows with NewTek ND
Scale Logic, Inc. (SLI), an industry leader in broadcast storage, file system software, and storage infrastructure, today announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™). Joining both the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, SLI will integrate NDI into both SYNERGY and the Genesis product line, making them recognizable as a source by any other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network.

September 2, 2016
Applied Electronics and EVS Announce Channel Partnership for Canada
Applied Electronics is pleased to announce its Channel Partnership with EVS, a globally recognized technology leader for video production. Applied Electronics will represent EVS throughout Canada. "EVS’ technology is an extremely complementary fit that perfectly integrates with the many other technology manufacturers within our extensive portfolio of technology partners," says Paul Stechly, President of Applied Electronics.

August 31, 2016
New Avid NEXIS | PRO Team Bundles for Video Post
The new Avid “Team” bundles provide the high-performance media production tools you need to go from mere workgroup to a powerfully united team, delivering unmatched real-time collaborative capabilities, accelerated workflows, and the utmost reliability. Even better, you don’t need a big budget to play on par with the big studios—not only are these bundles affordably priced, they offer massive value—with limitless creative possibilities.

July 15, 2016
Applied Electronics Brings Unique FlavourSys and Qumulo Workflow Demo to Montréal and Toronto
Applied Electronics hosted a Workflow Demo at its Montréal regional office on July 13, 2016, and at the Bier Markt in Toronto the following day, to show how post production teams can accelerate their Avid and Adobe workflows for video and asset management. Attendees learned how FlavourSys and Qumulo together offers an open end-to-end solution for post-production video and asset management.

June 30, 2016
Al Light Retires After 43 Years as Service Manager at Applied Electronics
Well it seems like just yesterday when a handsome young man named Allan Light began working for Applied Electronics..."Just yesterday" was March 5, 1973! Al has made his own history with Applied Electronics and has helped launch so many careers at the company and in the industry. On June 30, 2016, Al retired. While he leaves Applied Electronics, he will always be a member of the Applied Family, and we owe him an immeasurable thanks for his wonderful career with us.

May 27, 2016
Applied Electronics Offers First RED Digital Cinema Technical Training in Canada
Applied Electronics presented a free RED Digital Cinema camera workshop to Montreal and Toronto shooters of all experience levels, providing hands-on training with RED's newest generation of Digital Stills and Motion Cameras. The two-stop, hands-on technical tour began with a two-session workshop on May 24, 2016 at Moment Factory, a Montréal-based multimedia entertainment studio specializing in the conception and production of immersive environments. The second stop was the Ballantyne Education Centre at Applied Electronics' Mississauga head office on May 26th, catering to the Toronto area shooters.

May 10, 2016
Applied Electronics Donates to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal
Applied Electronics donates to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal in support of the relief efforts underway to help the displaced residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

April 13, 2016
Introducing Planar Lookthru OLED Transparent Displays
The Planar Lookthru OLED transparent display offers vibrant colors greater than 100 percent National Television System Committee (NTSC) performance as well as wide viewing angles with no off-axis contrast or brightness limitations. The display provides Full HD resolution that allows for beautiful graphics and full-motion video.

April 6, 2016
Richard Ivey Building Wins OAA Award of Design Excellence
The OAA announced the ten 2016 OAA Award winning projects for Design Excellence, including the Richard Ivey Building at the Ivey Business School, Western University. Applied Electronics is proud to have been the Audio Visual Systems Integrator for this project.

March 15, 2016
NAB 2016 Canadian Suite Cancelled
After a successful 50-year run, the Canadian Suite Committee announced with considerable regret that the Canadian Suite at the 2016 NAB Show has been cancelled, due to a reduced level of sponsorship that is well below the point of event viability. The Canadian Suite was a unique, long-standing tradition that brought the best of Canada’s media industry together in a relaxed atmosphere during the NAB Show.

February 29, 2016
SMPTE® Honored With Scientific and Technical Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it received a Special Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

February 26, 2016
Applied Electronics Proudly Brings RED Digital Cinema to Canada
Applied Electronics is RED Digital Cinema’s National Authorized Dealer in Canada. On February 25, 2016, Applied Electronics presented the first opportunity to cinematographers in the Toronto area to see in person RED Digital Cinema’s new DSMC2 camera line.

February 16, 2016
Mobilimage Adds IP Live Production Capabilities with Canada's First Installation of GV Node and GV Convergent
Mobilimage has made a significant investment in IP capability with its new GV Node and GV Convergent solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The company will use the IP networking solution for its Mi3 HD OB van.

January 27, 2016
RED Digital Cinema Announces Upcoming Avid DNxHR and Avid DNxHD Codec Support
Avid DNxHR and Avid DNxHD recording formats will be supported by the RED DSMC2 line of cameras. The addition of Avid brings yet another powerful and intuitive workflow option to professionals shooting on RED WEAPON, RED SCARLET-W, and RED RAVEN cameras.

December 22, 2015
Introducing RED Digital Cinema's 5K Scarlet-W Camera
RED Digital Cinema has unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, the 5K SCARLET-W. SCARLET-W combines RED’s intuitive camera design—including integrated mounting points, interchangeable lens mounts, simultaneous REDCODE® RAW and Apple ProRes recording formats, intelligent OLPF system, and in-camera 3D LUT outputs—with a RED DRAGON® sensor to provide a solution that blends flexibility and accessibility with high-end performance.

September 25, 2015
RED Digital Cinema Announces RED RAVEN
RED Digital Cinema unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, RED RAVEN. Weighing in at only 3.5 pounds, RED RAVEN is RED’s lightest and most compact camera, making it the ultimate choice for a range of applications including documentaries, online content creation, indie filmmaking, and use with drones or gimbals.


August 17, 2015
Spectra Logic Announces Spectra Verde DPE
Spectra Logic, the deep storage experts, today unveiled Spectra Verde DPE™, a new Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR)-based NAS disk platform designed to provide high-density bulk storage for reliable, high-capacity digital preservation, at costs as low as 9 cents per gigabyte raw.

July 10, 2015
Lectrosonics L-Series Wideband Wireless Kit
Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce three new products in the company’s L Series ‘Large Bandwidth’ line of wireless microphones. The new L Series units all share a wide tuning range of three standard Lectrosonics blocks, or 67.5 to 76.8 MHz, depending on the specific frequency band, and employ Lectrosonics' patented Digital Hybrid Wireless® technology for compandor-free audio along with compatibility modes for interoperability with older analog systems.

July 9, 2015
Introducing the ROSS openTRUCK for mobile production
openTruck is an innovative initiative that provides a standardized approach to designing and assembling each Mobile, ensuring stringent guidelines and standards are maintained. At the same time, clients add their own preferences, designs and concepts to the vehicle to customize it for their unique applications.

June 23, 2015
Middle Atlantic's White Paper Download - 5 Steps to Selecting a UPS
An intelligent approach to power back up. 5 steps to selecting a UPS white paper now available for download!

May 21, 2015
SMART Announces SMART kapp iQ-the Definitive, All-in-One Collaboration Display
SMART Technologies Inc., an innovator and leading provider of collaboration solutions, announces SMART kapp iQ™. The most advanced member of the hugely successful SMART kapp product family, kapp iQ is a sleek, ultra-high-definition display that enables game-changing collaboration for meeting rooms, breakout spaces, offices and classrooms. SMART kapp iQ combines the simplicity of the “walk-up-and-use” practice of the original SMART kapp whiteboard with an incredible, multi-way, multi-device collaborative experience.

May 21, 2015
Nexidia Announces Illuminate, a New Family of QC and Compliance Products Built on Nexidia QC Technology
Nexidia, a leading developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies, today announced Nexidia Illuminate, a new product family that encompasses Nexidia QC; and builds on the technology behind it. The technology allows broadcasters, content creators, caption creators, and post professionals to verify captions, video description, and language in media files. With Nexidia Illuminate, Nexidia will now offer three different software-based products targeted for different applications — Nexidia QC for quality control, Nexidia Comply for broadcast compliance, and Nexidia Align for caption alignment.

April 13, 2015
Canadian Suite at NAB Celebrates 50 Years
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the popular Canadian Suite. This social gathering is a long-standing tradition that brings the best of Canada’s media industry together during NAB to interact in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2015 Canadian Suite returns to the Flamingo Hotel on April 13-15, 2015. To celebrate the milestone, the Wednesday evening gathering will be staged poolside at the Flamingo Beach Club Pool. Join us for the special celebration!

Special thanks go to all the Canadian Suite sponsors who have made this a milestone to remember!


April 13, 2015
Applied Electronics Wins Telestream Premier Reseller Award at NAB
Telestream announced their top five Americas premier resellers and top three EMEA premier resellers at their annual NAB reseller event on April 12, 2015. Applied Electronics was selected as one of the top five Americas premier resellers in 2014 and honoured with a Telestream Premier Reseller Award.

March 30, 2015
Applied Electronics Presents Tektronix VideoInsight Seminars in Ottawa & Vancouver
Applied Electronics is pleased to bring the popular Tektronix VideoInsight technical seminars to Ottawa and Vancouver. Digital video is an ever changing technology. From Analog to HD-SDI to 4K/UHDTV1 to IP video, it can be difficult to keep pace. The Tektronix VideoInsight Seminar shows you innovative test solutions and current tips on tackling today's video challenges. Click link above for details or to Register Today!

Ottawa - May 5, 2015
Vancouver - June 16, 2015


March 3, 2015
Applied Electronics Upgrades The Shopping Channel to HD with New Automated Production Workflows
The Shopping Channel reached out to Applied Electronics with the goal to upgrade its broadcast facility to HD and implement a new file-based, automated workflows. Successful and seamless migration of the existing manually-based production workflow infrastructure to an automated system was of paramount importance to The Shopping Channel.

March 3, 2015
We're Hiring!
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

1. Marketing Coordinator - Mississauga, Ontario
2. Project Manager, Audio Visual Systems - Ottawa, Ontario
3. Installation Technician, Audio Visual Systems - Ottawa, Ontario


February 20, 2015
Introducing Our New Digital Format Newsletter - Viewfinder
At Applied Electronics, we are proud of our accomplishments and believe it is important to communicate to clients and suppliers about our current projects, events, new technologies, partnerships, company news, as well as our employees' milestones.

Stay connected with Applied Electronics and see what's new.


February 19, 2015
Watch Client Testimonial: Anthony Cicione, General Manager, Fight Network
"The goal here was to provide a full broadcast facility for us – ready with master control, production control room, studio facilities, editing facilities – and Applied [Electronics] was there for us, to help us develop the concept, right from the beginning to the execution at the end, and even now, to the follow-up," says Anthony Cicione, General Manager, Anthem: Fight Network/FNTSY Sports Network.

February 4, 2015
Whitepaper: Learn How Metadata Tagging Can Save Your Company Money and Time
In today's digitally rich computing environments, understanding more about the contents of large data sets consisting of video, image and audio files can be overwhelming but required.

Automating the collection and understanding of the associated data sets through metadata tagging can save time and money, and in some cases enhance and accelerate the monetization of digital assets.


January 30, 2015
SMPTE Appoints Paul Stechly as New SMPTE Finance Vice President
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has appointed Paul Stechly the new SMPTE Finance Vice President.

Paul Stechly, President of Applied Electronics, is heavily involved with the Toronto Section of SMPTE and is past Toronto Chair and past Canadian Governor. Paul is also a SMPTE Fellow and the Membership Vice President of SMPTE serving a term through 2015.


January 16, 2015
Join us for a Lunch & Learn featuring 'Extron SMP 351' on January 22, 2015
Come and learn about Extron’s innovative high performance streaming and recording processor.

The SMP 351 provides an audio and video media processor that records, streams, and outputs a digital video signal comprising up to two source windows of high-resolution computer-video, high-definition video, or standard video with background image and metadata


January 2, 2015
Applied Electronics Appointed an Avid Elite Reseller
Avid Technology, a world leading provider of audio and video technology for media organizations and independent professionals, appoints Applied Electronics an Avid Elite Reseller in Canada.

"Content creators and media professionals across the country turn to Applied Electronics for solutions to streamline their media production, management and distribution operations," says Jim Goessinger, Vice President of the Broadcast and Data Solutions Division at Applied Electronics. "Avid's broad portfolio of solutions for capturing, creating, editing and distributing digital media provide boundless possibilities and we are excited to deliver them to the Canadian market."


December 30, 2014
We're Hiring!
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

1. Broadcast Applications Specialist - Mississauga, Ontario
2. Audio Visual Installation Technician - Vancouver, BC


December 18, 2014
The Extron ShareLink 200 - Wireless Collaboration Gateway
The Extron ShareLink 200 Wireless Collaboration Gateway enables anyone to present content from a personal device on a display, transforming any meeting room into a collaboration space.

December 15, 2014
Extron's New Streaming Media Processor - SMP 351
The SMP 351 is a high performance streaming and recording processor for capturing and distributing AV sources and presentations as live streaming or recorded media.

December 4, 2014
Crestron AirMedia™ now puts meeting leaders and instructors in complete control
Crestron AirMedia™ already makes wireless AV presentation and collaboration from mobile devices incredibly easy.

November 19, 2014
SMART kapp now shipping!
SMART Technologies Begins Shipping Revolutionary SMART kapp™ Through Applied Electronics!

November 12, 2014
Crestron ships presentation systems with 3 series control
Crestron is shipping its DMPS3-200-C and DMPS3-300-C all-in-one presentation systems with built-in Crestron 3-Series Control Systems.

October 23, 2014
Planar Adds Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models
Planar Systems today announced two new “ultra-narrow” bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture: a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness.

October 8, 2014
October is AV Month
In October, the audiovisual community unites to celebrate, promote and share the AV industry with the world.

October 2, 2014
Planar UltraLux Series Updates
Planar® UltraLux™ Series 70” and 80” models with ERO™ now incorporate Corning® Gorilla® Glass, providing four times the strength as standard cover glass and additional scratch resistance. Planar’s ERO™ technology continues to deliver enhanced durability, superior optical performance, and reduced parallax, which is especially important for touch applications.

October 1, 2014
Applied Electronics Bringing Emergent Technologies to WABE
Look for Applied Electronics booths 303, 317 and 402 at the 2014 Western Association of Broadcast Engineer’s (WABE) Convention to be held in Edmonton, Alberta at the Shaw Convention Centre from October 26th to 29th.

September 22, 2014
TFO Wins a Second Position at the IBC 2014 Innovation Award
In Amsterdam, last Sunday, Groupe Média TFO finished second for a “Content Management” award at the closing gala of the IBC 2014 Innovation Awards.

September 17, 2014
SMART Releases SMART Kapp Board Video
SMART released a new video that shows, for the first time ever, the simplicity and power of our reinvented dry erase board.

September 10, 2014
Sharp Intros New LCD Series for Signage Applications
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Sharp’s new PN-Y Series display is available in 55-inch, 47-inch, 42-inch or 32-inch sizes with a 1920×1080 native resolution, LED-lit LCD.

August 28, 2014
Ross Video Appoints Patrick Wells as Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada
PRESS RELEASE: Ross Video is pleased to announce that Patrick Wells has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada.

August 14, 2014
Extron Introduces Two New IP Link Pro Control Processors
Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the IPL Pro CR88 and IPL Pro IRS8 control processors.

August 1, 2014
Sharp launches 80-Inch LED dual-touch display for Crestron RL
Unified Collaboration Gets Bigger with New Sharp® 80-Inch LED Dual-Touch Display for Crestron RL™. Sharp Electronics PN-L802B has been qualified by Microsoft® for use with Crestron RL and Polycom® CX8000 group collaboration solutions.

July 29, 2014
Extron Introduces New USB Extender that Supports a Wide Range of Devices
Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the USB Extender Plus, which extends signals from USB peripheral devices located up to 330 feet (100 meters) away from the host computer using a single CATx cable. The extender supports USB 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0 devices with data rates up to 480 Mbps. Direct connection of USB peripherals to a remote host eliminates the need for additional IP network drops, equipment, software, or drivers.


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