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PhotoPresenter Presents Via NDI®

Germering, June 13, 2018 – PhotoPresenter for iOS, the app for show and tell style, non-linear photo presentations, is now updated with NDI® playout to enable easy integration into live video production workflows based on mimoLive for the Mac or other NDI® capable video production systems such as the NewTek TriCaster.

“NDI® really enables great workflows. In this case, we had a specific customer in mind. At their marine aquarium, they are helping visitors to learn about marine life by telling them about specific animals that swim into view in the fish tank. The fish do not follow a script, so the presenter has to pick the proper picture from their photo library on the spot to be shown at the presentation screen. With PhotoPresenter, they can then highlight parts of the photo to explain about anatomy, for example and with NDI®, in addition to presenting on their big screen, they can also send the video output to the live video stream, reaching out to a big audience beyond the on-site visitors,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “This latest release reinforces our commitment to producing great tools for live video production and our support for NDI®.”

Tell, But Don’t Show, All

PhotoPresenter is designed for ad-hoc photo presentations, where the audience is not supposed to see all of the photo library, just the ones you want them to see. You can easily browse your photo library and select the photo or video you want to appear on a secondary screen attached via HDMI adaptor or AirPlay. PhotoPresenter contains a set of tools for highlighting parts of the photo, like a spotlight effect or a laser pointer and allows the user to customise the look of the screen if no particular photo is selected.

NDI® Playout Requires No Cables

With the latest release, PhotoPresenter is also able to stream the video signal out via NDI® over the network to a live video production system with NDI® ingest capabilities such as Boinx Software’s mimoLive. This makes it super easy to integrate an interactive photo presentation tool into your live video production workflow without running any cables. This leaves the presenter untethered to roam about.

Pricing and Availability

PhotoPresenter is now available on the iOS App Store as a free download with in-app purchases. Its basic functionality can be used free of charge, changing the default screen logo is available as a US$ 19.99 in-app purchase. The watermark on the NDI® signal can be removed by purchasing a US$9.99 monthly subscription or a US$99.99 yearly subscription.

About Boinx Software

Located in Germering, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honoured with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the development of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica TL iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica TL digital camera. Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

(NDI® is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

mimoLive 4.1: PTZ via NDI®, HTML based broadcast graphics

Germering, June 5th, 2018 – Version 4.1 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac is now available. The new version allows users to control PTZ Cameras via NewTek's NDI® protocol and adds a Web Browser source that enables utilizing HTML5/CSS/JavaScript based broadcast graphics. InfoComm attendees can get their hands on mimoLive 4.1 at the PTZOptics booth (N664).

"The trend for software technologies in broadcasting continues. After NDI®, we're enabling users to utilize HTML5/CSS/JavaScript based broadcast graphics like the singular.live platform or the various overlay services for gamers," says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. "This reinforces our commitment to creating the most versatile live stream production application."

PTZ via NDI®

In addition to the NewTek NDI|HX camera, a growing number of PTZ camera suppliers, including PTZOptics and Panasonic, now offer NDI® enabled cameras. The pan, tilt and zoom of those cameras can now be controlled directly from the mimoLive Multiviews via NDI®. Users can also set and recall preset positions, which allows them to create multiple virtual camera angles and switch easily between them. Combined with another cool mimoLive feature you can set up a camera that can be controlled by your viewers via Twitter or Facebook which is a great way to engage your audience.

HTML5 Broadcast Graphics

The new Web Browser source supports transparent HTML5/CSS/JavaScript pages that can display overlay broadcast graphics. New platforms such as singular.live provide easy to use components ranging from simple lower thirds to complex sports scoring. With mimoLive you can not only use them in your live streams, but also play them out via SDI or NDI® to your existing broadcast production workflows.

Other Web Content

The Web Browser source can also be used to include other Web content in your video. For example you can capture a discussion in your chat room, discuss cryptostock charts or feature photos from various platforms in your production.

InfoComm 2018 Las Vegas

If you're attending InfoComm in Las Vegas from June 6th to June 8th 2018, check out mimoLive 4.1 at the PTZOptics booth (N664) demoed by DVEStore's Jason Jenkins.

Pricing and Availability

mimoLive 4 is now available to all current mimoLive licensees for download from the Boinx website at https://mimo.live/download Licenses are available in 4 tiers:

  • Personal licenses are for individual users using mimoLive in a non-commercial way, including as a volunteer for a non-profit organisation. Personal licenses are US$199 per year or US$19.99 per month.
  • Education licenses are for K-12 schools and teachers and are priced similar to the Personal licenses.
  • Commercial licenses are for companies, organisations and individuals who use mimoLive with commercial intent. Commercial licenses are US$699 per year or US$69.99 per month.
  • Broadcast licenses are for broadcasters with large audiences and are US$1,999 per year.

For more details on pricing and longer term licenses, please see https://mimo.live/buy

About Boinx Software

Located in Germering, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honoured with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the development of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica TL iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica TL digital camera. Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

(NDI® is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More

Germering, March 22nd, 2018 – Version 4 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac is now available. The new version improves live video producer’s lives by adding easy multi-endpoint streaming, a process to work with viewer comments on YouTube and Facebook, a multi-view to keep an eye on your video sources and much more. mimoLive 4 will be shown at the NDI® Pavilion (booth SL5516) at NAB in Las Vegas.

“mimoLive 4 is the 21st release of mimoLive since we rebranded from BoinxTV in 2016, not counting beta releases,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “This fast pace of development is what we hoped to achieve with switching to a new business model for mimoLive. This new release is a milestone, because we’ve redesigned the whole output part to make mimoLive even more useful.”

Multi-Out To The Max

mimoLive 4 now makes it very easy to ingest to multiple streaming servers at the same time. For example, you can simultaneously stream to YouTube or Facebook and your own streaming servers. YouTube, Facebook and Twitch are supported via API and are very comfortable to use. Other services and servers can be used with standard RTMP.

Aux Audio

mimoLive is used in ever more challenging scenarios that require more than just the operator to be getting an audio feed. For example a moderator in the studio would need to get a different audio feed than the operator in the editor booth, especially if talking to remote guests via the mimoCall service. mimoLive 4 can now define multiple aux audio mixes.

YouTube and Facebook Comments

Encouraging audience interaction is getting ever more important. Posts with lots of comments and reactions are ranked higher by the algorithms. The best way to achieve that is to react to comments during the live show and mimoLive makes this easier than ever with a new workflow for just that purpose.

Keep An Eye On Your Sources

When live editing, it is important to see all available video sources in order to be able to make a good decision on what camera angle to show on the spot. mimoLive adds two independent, freely configurable multi-views, one inside the main window if you only have one display and another one in an external window that you can display on a second screen. Both can be used to trigger the Switcher layer so that the editor only has to point and click on the source they want to show. The multi-views can be configured in a number of layouts with up to 10 source views.

UI Customisation And More

With the new layout for the main window, the available screen real estate can now be used much more effectively and be tailored to the operator’s needs by resizing the columns and the layer preview. A new Levels filter allows users to quickly adjust the white balance of the attached video sources to make them look better and more “alike” without having to go through the camera menus. An Auto-Switching layer periodically or randomly switches up to 9 sources. And last but not least, a large number of reported issues have been fixed.

NAB 2018 Las Vegas

Boinx Software will demo mimoLive 4 and how it’s integrating perfectly with the NDI® world at the NDI® Pavilion (Booth SL5516) at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas from April 9th to April 12th. (NDI® is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

Pricing and Availability

mimoLive 4 is now available to all current mimoLive licensees for download from the Boinx website at https://mimo.live/download Licenses are available in 4 tiers:

  • Personal licenses are for individual users using mimoLive in a non-commercial way, including as a volunteer for a non-profit organisation. Personal licenses are US$199 per year or US$19.99 per month.
  • Education licenses are for K-12 schools and teachers and are priced similar to the Personal licenses.
  • Commercial licenses are for companies, organisations and individuals who use mimoLive with commercial intent. Commercial licenses are US$699 per year or US$69.99 per month.
  • Broadcast licenses are for broadcasters with large audiences and are US$1,999 per year. For more details on pricing and longer term licenses, please see https://mimo.live/buy

About Boinx Software

Located in Germering, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honoured with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the development of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica TL iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica TL digital camera. Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

Amp Up Your Live Streams to YouTube and Facebook with mimoLive

Puchheim, Germany – June 7, 2016 – Boinx Software has just announced the release of mimoLive, the multi-in, multi-out live video engine. A complete overhaul of the popular BoinxTV live video production system, mimoLive includes a number of exciting new features for optimal live streaming across multiple platforms and is the perfect solution for everything from school morning announcements and community TV, to events and conferences, podcasting and webinars, video game streaming and more. mimoLive features a new, easier to use interface, built-in live streaming, a robust 64-bit architecture and new layers for more creative freedom, among many other upgrades.

“I always wanted to have my own TV studio in my living room that I could operate easily and that would allow me to produce my own news show,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “With mimoLive, that dream has come true for not just me, but a lot of people out there who have important messages to share but are lacking the resources needed to run a traditional broadcast. This new release is especially useful for teachers because they can offer their students the real, invaluable and exciting experience of creating their own TV program.”

mimoLive minimizes hassle and adds to the fun of live broadcasting by cutting down on production time. Giving users major bang for their buck, it includes powerful tools at an extremely affordable price. Easy to learn and master, mimoLive is the perfect on-the-go TV studio platform for everyone from the novice, such as schoolchildren producing their own weather channel to learn about weather systems, to the enthusiast podcaster, to the professional, who can easily integrate mimoLive's graphic power and versatility into an existing SDI broadcast workflow, for example to augment the Blackmagic Design ATEM family of switchers. The live video production system from Boinx Software offers the gamut of professional to wildly creative features that will satisfy every broadcaster’s dream.

mimoLive’s new key features include:

  • Live Streaming: Broadcast live video from sporting events, breaking newscasts, conferences, concerts, video games and more to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch or any other RTMP-based streaming service, without the need for any additional hardware. Simply set up your streaming service credentials, and start streaming.
  • Direct Manipulation in Layers: An upgrade to the popular layers feature in BoinxTV, users can now instantly and easily adjust all visual elements including graphics information and lower thirds within the recording, thanks to direct manipulation.
  • 64-bit Architecture: Boinx rebuilt many parts of mimoLive from scratch to make it more powerful and, at the same time, more stable. Taking advantage of the modern 64-bit hardware power, users can now add more video and graphics assets than ever before without the risk of running out of memory.
  • Frosted Glass Effects: Create great looking lower thirds and graphics with frosted glass effects. Thanks to a vast set of layers and visuals, any mimoLive broadcast will look ready for primetime, as if the pros at today’s major broadcasting companies had done it themselves.
  • New Interface, New Features: A landmark release, mimoLive has a brand new look and feel. Giving it a more professional look allowed Boinx to increase the usability of mimoLive, making it even more intuitive and convenient to use, so that everyone can enjoy it.

And more great new features!

  • Live-keying for users to key out green or blue screen or any background color they like in real time
  • High-resolution file recording straight to disk
  • A built-in video switcher that supports up to nine video sources
  • The ability to play out video in a user’s existing broadcasting environment, such as a projector on stage or to a live TV network feed
  • Extremely customizable to perfect the look and feel of any situation

System Requirements: OS X 10.10 or newer

Tutorial Videos to Make You a mimoLive Pro

To streamline the transition between BoinxTV and mimoLive, Boinx has posted a series of YouTube episodes on setup and use. Bastian Wölfle, product manager of mimoLive, has created numerous short tutorials to show users how to record and stream events, lectures, TV shows and more. Tune in...

mimoLive Pricing and Availability

mimoLive is available now through the Boinx website and authorized resellers, for the following pricing* bracket. Users who upgrade from BoinxTV will receive 30% off their purchase. More information on mimoLive...

Term | Private/Edu | Commercial | Broadcast --- | --- | --- | --- 1 month | 19.00* | 69.00 | n/a 1 year | 199.00 | 699.00 | 1999.00 3 years | 399.00 | 1399.00 | 3999.00

*All prices are in USD

Request a Media Review Kit

Members of the media are invited to review mimoLive. For more information, please contact Anya Nelson at [email protected]ediagroup.com. For press images, please visit https://boinx.com/press/media/.

mimoLive: The Successor to BoinxTV

After seven years of incremental improvements delivered via more than 30 free updates, this update to BoinxTV is such a big leap that Boinx Software decided to give it a new name rather than just a new version number. The change also represents a commitment to a new development strategy, with quicker improvements without the need to withhold features for the next big update.

About Boinx Software

Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

Press Contact

Zazil Media Group

Anya Nelson

[email protected]

(p) +1 617.817.6559

New Features. New Updates. The New FotoMagico 5 is Here.

Puchheim, Germany – March 30, 2016 – Boinx Software has just announced a new version of its premier slideshow creation tool, FotoMagico 5. This updated software program brings a combination of brand new editing tools and advancements to pre-existing features. Among many enhancements, FotoMagico 5 now features a slideshow interface with pre-built stories called “Snippets,” Audio Envelopes and Fades to control audio levels, an Audio Marker Assistant to provide more precise sound editing capabilities, improved text editing and placeholders, and much more.

“FotoMagico is made by photographers for photographers,” states Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. “This is why it puts the needs of photographers front and center. It’s easy to learn, as photographers want to spend their time taking photos - not learning a slide show app. The Snippets feature gets you magical results more quickly than ever. FotoMagico 5 slideshows look brilliant on 4K TVs as well as on YouTube. That’s why thousands of photographers rely on FotoMagico to tell their stories.”

FotoMagico 5 Updates Include:

  • New “Snippets” feature allow users to insert their own photo and video content into these pre-built stories to create beautiful slideshows; FotoMagico pros can create their own Snippets to streamline the production of slideshows, perfect for those working with clients
  • New Dark User Interface, designed for users of all skill levels, to make photos and videos stand out even more against a more modern backdrop
  • Music Snippets come with free CC licensed music by Josh Woodward and Kevin MacLeod to set the mood; pre-loaded with perfectly timed audio markers means your story is synchronized with the matching music, while an attribution slide keeps users out of copyright troubles
  • Animation Assistant designed to automatically make your slideshow move, while accounting for a variety of photo aspect ratios like portrait and panorama, movie and text properties
  • New Audio Marker Assistant (Pro only) offers more precise control over timing than ever before, with perfectly synchronized music and slides creating the right dramatic effect
  • New Audio Volume Envelopes and Fades (Pro only), the most requested feature, provides audio level controls that enable users to make the music softer when one intends to speak if presenting the slideshow, or to let the video audio take center stage
  • Improved Text Editing and Text Placeholders (Pro only) for the most intuitive way to edit and format titles yet

Additional new features available only in FotoMagico 5 Pro include the timeline view; record narration; access to Lightroom and Aperture libraries; teleprompter support; chapter support; masks, borders and color correction; and additional sharing options, such as the Standalone Player, ProRes video, and custom video.

* System Requirements: OS X 10.10 Yosemite or newer. 8 GB of RAM and a dedicated graphics card is recommended.

Watch the FotoMagico 5 demo to get a first impression of the latest version’s creative power.

FotoMagico 5 Pricing and Availability

FotoMagico 5 is available now for 49.99 USD, FotoMagico 5 Pro is available for 99.99 USD.

Existing customers can upgrade to FotoMagico 5 Pro for 49.99 USD from FotoMagico 4, and 74.99 USD from FotoMagico 3.

Existing customers who previously purchased FotoMagico 4 in the Mac App Store will be able to upgrade to FotoMagico 5 Pro free of charge once they purchase the basic version of FotoMagico 5 for 49.99 USD.

Request a Media Review Kit

Members of the media are invited to review FotoMagico 5. For more information, please contact Anya Nelson at [email protected] For press images, please visit https://boinx.com/press/media/.

About FotoMagico

FotoMagico, winner of two coveted Apple Design Awards, is the gold standard in slideshow apps, made exclusively for the Mac. FotoMagico, used by thousands of professional and amateur photographers around the world, allows users to create customized slideshows, mixing photos with movies and audio, for a storytelling effect like none other. FotoMagico brings photos to life and keeps any audience at the edge of their seats.

About Boinx Software

Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® and Apple TV®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

Press Contact

Anya Nelson

Zazil Media Group

[email protected]

(cell) +1 617.817.6559