ELEVATE Hardware Meetup: A conversation with Grant Petty

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The Victorian Innovation Hub

710 Collins Street

Docklands, VIC 3008

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Calling all entrepreneurs who have a desire to or interest in designing, creating and mass manufacturing a hardware product

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Are you a hardware founder, an investor or just interested in hardware product development? Join us as at the second ‘ELEVATE’ meetup as we have a conversation with Grant Petty, founder and CEO of Blackmagic Design, one of the world’s leading innovators of creative video tech. Grant is focused on design and problem solving, and has assembled world leading software, hardware, R&D, industrial design, interface design, manufacturing and marketing, and focused them all on design and creativity.

ABOUT ELEVATE

ELEVATE - Created by Western BACE and HardworX - is a twelve month series to support Victorian founders who have a desire to design, create, bring to market and mass manufacture a hardware product. The hardware focused program will consist of meetups, masterclasses, bootcamps, 1-1 expert support and an in depth innovation tour of the Melbourne Hardware ecosystem. ELEVATE will focus on demystifying product design, manufacturing and supply chain.

ELEVATE will be delivered as a not-for-profit, community-driven series with content created by hardware innovators for hardware innovators.

For more information regarding ELEVATE and register to be the first in the know , visit elevatehardware.com

ELEVATE - Taking Hardware from Concept to Commercialisation is proudly supported by LaunchVic.

GUEST SPEAKER

Grant Petty, CEO & Founder of Blackmagic Design

Grant Petty, founder and CEO of Blackmagic Design, has become one of the world’s leading innovators of creative video tech. His goal was – and still is today – to empower creativity by making film, television and AV production equipment affordable for everyone. And because of Grant Petty, a huge amount of the new films, TV shows, commercials, music videos and live concerts you watch was created with Blackmagic Design product.

Blackmagic Design, with more than 1,000 employees in seven countries, has millions of customers around the world. This includes Oscar winning cinematographers to 15 year old students; and projects from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to Game of Thrones, NCIS, Elton John’s end tour and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Grant is focused on design and problem solving, and has assembled world leading software, hardware, R&D, industrial design, interface design, manufacturing and marketing, and focused them all on design and creativity.

About Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.

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The Victorian Innovation Hub

710 Collins Street

Docklands, VIC 3008

Australia

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