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4 Salt Lake City Stations Debut ATSC 3.0

KUTV, KTVX, KUCW and KJZZ take to the airwaves with NextGen TV technology.

Arvato Systems Relaunches Vidispine

Arvato Systems said today that it will combine the synergistic product portfolios of its media and entertainment related Arvato Systems and Vidispine businesses, presenting them under a relaunched Vidispine brand. The move is designed “to bring the strengths of the two brands together in a more cohesive way, and give customers a clearer understanding of […]

3.0 Deployment On Track Despite Pandemic

“There was a slight delay, but it was not a serious delay,” says Sinclair tech chief Mark Aitken.

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AEI Offers Recommendations To Improve Federal Spectrum Policy

Telemetrics Introduces New Pan Bar For Manual Collaborative Robotics Operation

Telemetrics, a provider of camera robotics and control, has introduced a new collaborative pan bar for its camera robotics solutions that allows operators to robotically drive the company’s roving camera pedestal, its pan/tilt head, and camera pedestal locally with minimal effort. These hand controls, with ergonomic hand grips, offer the flexibility to easily move a […]

LTN Global Plays Key Role In NextGen TV Market Deployments

LTN Global, a provider of transformative media technology and video transport network solutions today announced that its transport service is being used for the first commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 in the United States in Las Vegas. Following the successful launch on May 26, LTN Global says it has also become the preferred transport network […]

Where Would We Be Without ATSC?

In the more than 25 years since ATSC 1.0 was introduced, Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) standards have completely transformed the U.S. broadcast industry, defining exactly how television signals are broadcast and interpreted. Without ATSC 1.0, the over-the-air broadcast industry would not have been viable, but this year marks the long-awaited introduction of the latest standard: ATSC 3.0.

Sinclair Sets Free 3.0 Business Webinars

A deep bench of business, advertising, transportation, computing, media and technology experts from a variety of industries will be participating and taking questions in this six-episode, bi-weekly series beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET.

White House Considers Federal 5G Intervention

The Trump administration has discussed a range of strategies to counter Huawei’s growth and put more American muscle into the competition against the Chinese telecom giant, including by prodding large U.S. technology companies to acquire Ericsson or Nokia.

WJLA, WTTG To Test 3.0 Advanced Emergency Alerting In DC

Local Media Consortium Partners With Digital Business Platform Piano

The Local Media Consortium, a strategic alliance of leading local media companies, announced that it has partnered with Piano, a subscription management and customer experience technology provider, which will offer the LMC’s members a suite of audience revenue generation and management solutions. Piano will enable LMC members to optimize the entire customer experience on a single platform, […]

Latakoo Appoints Alex Almada Director Of Marketing

Latakoo, a fast file transfer and end-to-end video workflow solution, has hired Alex Almada as director of marketing. Almada will oversee key company marketing and growth initiatives, including the expansion of Latakoo’s video transfer and workflow product portfolio to support production companies as well as its already strong broadcast news customer base. Almada previously was […]

Vitec Launches Secure Gateway For Anytime, Anywhere IP Contribution, Distribution

Vitec, a worldwide provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announced its new MGW ChannelLink IP distribution gateway. Designed for broadcast, corporate and government, the appliance acts as a central hub where IP channels from the field can be received and reliably retransmitted live over any IP network. It can receive a large number […]

KPDX, KPTV Portland To Offer NextGen TV With Triveni Digital

Meredith Corp. is deploying Triveni Digital’s ATSC 3.0 solution to streamline the transition to NextGen TV in Portland, Ore. (DMA 22). Meredith’s KPDX (MNT) and KPTV (Fox) will use Triveni Digital’s ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Gateway scheduler, GuideBuilder XM ATSC 3.0 transport encoder, StreamScope XM ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0 combo analyzer and StreamScope XM Verifier software application […]

LiveU and Grabyo Announce Partnership For Simplified Cloud-Based Live Productions

LiveU and Grabyo have teamed up for broadcasting and sports partners, and anyone sharing content online, to provide a simplified end-to-end solution for live video productions, based on their integrated cloud-based technologies. The companies said that “enabling remote production and cloud editing from anywhere in the world, the solution is particularly relevant in today’s COVID-19 […]

EditShare Innovation Designed To Improve Remote Editing Workflows

EditShare, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has introduced an innovation to its remote cloud editing product EFSv that it says “transforms the economics of editing in the cloud while significantly improving the efficiencies of dynamic and remote editing workflows.” It goes on to […]

GatesAir Upgrades TV Transmitters For Rocky Mountain PBS Stations

GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio, said that Rocky Mountain Public Media, owner of a statewide Colorado network of PBS member stations, has purchased multiple GatesAir Maxiva UHF transmitters and ATSC 3.0-ready XTE exciters as part of an extensive, multi-station upgrade. According to GatesAir, “The investment will […]

Texas A&M Moves To IP Infrastructure With Cisco

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TVN Tech | After Volicon: Compliance And Monitoring Evolve

In a post-Volicon landscape, broadcasters are scrambling to replace their compliance and monitoring services. They face vastly different regulatory requirements for OTT in doing so, but also an upside of new features including AI, on-prem, cloud or hybrid options and built-in tools for analysis and sales. Above, Mediaproxy’s LogPlayer is a cross-platform HTML5 user interface that facilitates seamless access to media and metadata across a network of global deployed LogServers.

Peacock To Launch Nationally On Vizio Smartcast And LG Smart TVs On July 15

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, today announced it will be available on Vizio SmartCast TVs and LG Smart TVs when it launches on July 15. At that time, Peacock will offer a free tier featuring more than 7,500 hours of movies, shows, and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. […]

Rascular Expands Tools For NDI With RouteMaster Switching Upgrade

Rascular, designers of software-based customizable control and monitoring applications for third-party, professional video technologies, has upgraded its RouteMaster router control application, expanding its virtual routing capabilities for NewTek’s NDI streams alongside a brand new user interface. RouteMaster now benefits from NDI ultra-fast switching capabilities, providing users with an improved on-air routing solution. According to the company, […]

Haivision Shifts Fox Sports NASCAR Production Into High Gear

NextGen TV Debuts On 5 Nashville Stations

WTVF, WKRN, WZTV, WUXP and WNAB begin broadcasting ATSC 3.0 signals today.

VENN Selects Blackbird For Remote Video Production

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the Blackbird cloud video editing platform, said that esports trailblazer VENN has selected Blackbird for remote video production. The deal is for three years and was brokered by Blackbird’s new US systems integrator partner, ASG. VENN is a new kind of TV network for the streaming generation, aimed at […]

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TV Jobs In Sales, Creative Services, News, Tech

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a chief engineer, a creative services manager, a news director and a local sales manager in markets in Alabama, Alaska and Ohio.

SMPTE 2020 Becomes A ‘Remote Experience’

SMPTE 2020 on Nov. 10-12 will be hosted as an interactive remote experience with an array of learning and networking opportunities. According to the group, “by eliminating traditional barriers to participation such as travel, the cost of accommodations and scheduling conflicts, SMPTE 2020 will be a broadly accessible and truly global conference.”

Webinars This Week: Akamai, BIA, MFM, Ross Video, SVG and TVNewsCheck

Live virtual events for broadcasters this week focus on revenue as well as technology. They include an Akamai webinar on securing Javascripts, a Cisco presentation about Precision Timed Protocol in SMPTE 2110 Fabrics and the Sports Video Group’s annual College Sports Summit. TVNewsCheck will present Optimizing Spot TV in a Challenging Economy and BIA will focus on Selling Digital Marketing Services to Local Businesses. Media Financial Management Association continues its series of webinars for CFOs and other financial managers. For the full list of events and links to their registration pages, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory.

Dynacord Introduces MXE5 Matrix Mix Engine

Following the launch of its IPX and TGX amplifiers and SONICUE sound system software, Dynacord adds to its lineup of high-grade professional electronics solutions with a new performance audio matrix. The MXE5 is the first member of the MXE matrix mix engine series. The 24 x 24 crosspoint performance audio matrix offers both routing and […]

CJP Completes Set Design, Integration For London HD Studio

CJP Broadcast completed a studio set design and installation project at the London headquarters of an internationally active provider of business and financial services. The new set will be used to develop high-definition video productions and podcasts for a wide range of U.K.-based and overseas clients. “We were asked to provide full project management and […]

Taiwan Broadband Communications’ Goes With NAGRA

NAGRA, a provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, says that Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), one of Taiwan’s leading multi-system cable operators, has selected NAGRA to secure its new Android TV 4K Ultra HD pay TV service integrated with Realtek system-on-chip (SoC) solution. The service leverages the NAGRA Android Fast Track Program and uses […]