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New Video Production Update for AOptix IntelliMax

Laser-Radio innovator AOptix is turning heads with a short new video-based tool to engage audiences worldwide.  Story telling using 3D animation, engaging graphics and an attention getting soundtrack works for audiences of any size.  If you’re looking to tell a complex story – call us today.

Flying Post Production – First in class service for our customers

Frequent Flyer Editing!  We’re saving time and staying on budget while flying high.

We travel for our customers.  Staying on deadline with a company-wide feature means editing your show even when you’re flying to capture another. On long flights, we actually love working without distractions.  Noise canceling headphones on – head down – shoes off – feet up.   Editing HD video at 39,000ft actually makes the miles go by faster and saves all of us valuable time away from the ground.

Internet Connectivity Speed

Yep – it was that fast!

You run speed tests over speedtest.net right?  It’s a great service.  After a big meeting where we’ve directed the HD capture of a multi-camera video webcast, there are times on location where Internet upload speeds are a real challenge to productivity.  In fact it’s one of the most challenging issues for a Producer on deadline to turn material quickly at any bit rate.  Time is critical when posting replays for the Employee time zone about to start their day watching your show.

We snapped this screen grab on one shoot where the meter pinned at an exceptional connection speed.

Megabits per second going up!

Love those Silicon Valley Corporate Communications data rates from those blazing fast circuits!

We’re a long way from those dial up days – remember?

I’ve always said, we put the trains (program content) on the tracks but it’s the IT departments that run the railroad.

On this day the content road the “cloud express”.




Corporate Video Webcast

Flexible meeting space for Corporate Video Webcast

A parking lot becomes a projection theater and live “TV studio” for local and global audiences watching online.

The stake trucks pulled into the parking lot on schedule to begin the tent raise.  The clock was ticking as Rhea Communications created a convenient walk-to location for hundreds of employees to see their leaders announce the big news.  This four camera live switch in HD was a global video webcast feed with replay capture and projection to several large 16:9 screens.

Q&A was fast paced and cut like a TV show between the audience and stage.

Purring diesel power keept all the circuits going for this “got to be right” All Hands Meeting.

Thousands of views live online with thousands to follow on demand.

Get the full story here in the news!



3D Animation

Draw customers through video featuring 3D Animation

Combined with product videos chocked full of detailed live action demonstrations, AOptix marketing frames their go to market story through photo realistic product animation

Capturing groundbreaking innovation in 3D animation is a preferred method for technical story telling.  Products in development come to life when animators bring photo realism to full motion video.

Rhea Communications Animation Still - Wavelength DiversityFor AOptix, visually interesting story telling was critical in early market development.  3D animation sequences from Rhea Communications were the right tool for depicting a wireless telecom backhaul solution that guarantees the speed of fiber in all weather conditions.  Going to market with disruptive technology means giving the viewer a simulation of where the technology is going, why it’s breakthrough and how it will perform in real world situations.

In trade shows where you have seconds to catch attention (sometimes even without sound) the 3D portions of a movie help cut through trade show floor clutter capturing interest to begin conversations.  Follow the eyes of attendees.  They are bombarded with images everywhere.  Use large screen theater with full HD animation to give sales something to push off of.  Sometimes you only get about 7 seconds to divert traffic to your booth on the show floor.

On the web, your VOD “Video On Demand” visual story telling will most always proceed a conversation or face to face meeting with customers and investors.  Rhea Communications video production with 3D animation carries your message – creatively telling your story with the audience in a way that static PowerPoint slides can’t.

These animation clips where carefully storyboarded to showcase new concepts of all weather performance.  They had to relay new technology innovations such as Advanced Wavelength Diversity, Pointing Acquisition and Tracking and Active Beam Steering.

Rhea Communications Animation StillProduct teams handed our designers actual CAD design files that we were able to port over to our animation software.  Textures and finishes had to make the product look as close to actual as possible.  Engineers knew that these frames would be carefully analyzed by customers.  We had to be sure we showed their customers that the designs were on track.  The hardware mounting was one area that had to look real.

Check out the AOptix website to see how they are used in context with other materials.  Call us today when you’re ready to tell your story in 3D animation from Rhea Communications.









New corporate all hands video webcast success

Livestream LogoMountain View, CA.  In a recent live tent meeting event, our web production team provided a continuous HD video webcast viewed by hundreds all over the world.  Redundant IP streams left the venue on two Enterprise Livestream accounts.  Rheacom set up the events to be private non-searchable with password protection.  The user interface was branded with photos and company logos.  While the feed was a single camera, picture in picture stream, Rheacom provided discrete video switching to the large 10,000 lumen projection screens and web feed.  Multiple cameras would be an easy update to take in more of the tent environment and help bring faces to Question and Answer period.  A call bridge was used for the audio only “listen line” for those without web connectivity.  Walk in and walk out music was provided by the customer and all had a great time taking a short walk from their office to the spacious waiting tent.

Video Village - Two switcher configuationCould this be the convenient time and money saving maneuver your company is considering for All Hands?  With the diesel generator purring away and secure IP and phone lines deployed, the company parking lot is the best use of ad hoc space when the goal is to gather hundreds in the tent, while hundreds or thousands more watch live in HD via webcast on any device – even mobile ones.

Contact Rhea Communications today for your next event under the big top.  Consider live video and live on demand replays for those employees in world time zones.

New “Money Minutes” Corporate Earnings Video

Money Minutes Producer and Director, Brian Rhea steps in as talent to check lights, audio and teleprompter just prior to Executive video capture.

Money Minutes Producer and Director, Brian Rhea steps in as talent to check lights, audio and teleprompter just prior to Executive video capture.

Anyone up for tiny fonts on hard to understand slides?

How do you hold attention?  Get employees to engage?  Telling a detailed financial story doesn’t have to be boring or dry.  In our Corporate Communications work for tech, we work with talented, hard working teams that know the commitment and creativity it takes to get a project out on deadline. We teamed up to release a new video production for a show we helped to create called, “Money Minutes” an internal communications video that streams each quarter for a leading security company.

Will anyone click to watch?


Yes and they keep on clicking – in some cases weeks later.  Our experience shows that the financial results are by far the most watched videos in the cloud. Yes – more than all the other videos that one would think are important.  Employees want to know how their company is doing…so tell them a story.  It’s about their money and your money.  Get to the point – respect their time.  Use this video update to tell them what’s going on and congratulate their efforts.

How do you do this?

This short 5-7 minute video is hosted by a senior executive, who we composite with various graphics and background images. The piece keeps moving with large “quick read” graphics.  Logo icons, colored graphics and even short video clips are used to make each scene visually interesting but simple.  In just a few minutes with the host in a conversational tone, company employees world-wide can watch a concise presentation that’s informative and up to date.  The video is propelled by a music soundtrack that is mixed to punctuate the story. Are you in Finance or Internal Communications?  Do you lead global teams and want to effectively tell your story?  Let us help you with affordable video production that gets your message out quickly making your team look great and “on the money”.

610 KFRC – When Top 40 AM Radio Was

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From 1991, the Legacy of 610 KFRC documentary is a great Reset historical program that aired during the stations 25th anniversary celebration. Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame member Bobby Ocean narrates this 57:32 sound stream of signature RKO Radio production served up with all the stings and stabs of mind theater powerful promos…behind the scenes interviews and of oakley outlet course all those 610 KFRC airchecks that will keep you glued to your digital devices!

Bay Area Video Production Company in Qatar

Product Demonstration Video Captures Middle East Iris Biometric Story

Once Bay Area Video Production Company RheaCom filmed enough b-roll from their location shoot around Doha, Qatar, the marketing team got to work cutting a short video showcase.    Product lead Joey Pritikin tells the story in this short video seen world wide.

Services for this project include:

  • Location scouting
  • Security clearances
  • Middle East production crewing
  • Talent Casting
  • Story Creation
  • On Camera Interview
  • Post Production Editing


Bay Area Video Production Company Took to the Skies

Historic first in Optical Communications for Air Force Research Laboratory – 1.485Gbps Air to Ground

Visually interesting technology makes compelling mini-documentary video. This feature for AOptix from Bay Area Video Production Company RheaCom, validated the power of motion picture story telling for many audiences.

Experience the beauty of live uncompressed HD video from air to ground while flying 100km from the ground terminal.  Airborne POV cameras from AVS in Burbank – a leader in aerial video production for innovative coverage of sports, entertainment and technology.