Walmart Signs $2.3 Billion Deal For TV Maker Vizio

The purchase grants the retailer access to data as well as more space to sell ads as it eyes growth beyond selling goods.

Republicans Want SCOTUS To Restrict White House Contact With Tech Platforms

Forty-five House Republicans are urging the Supreme Court to uphold an injunction that could prevent White House officials from discussing controversial matters with personnel at social media platforms. The injunction, issued in September by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, prohibits some government officials from attempting to “coerce or significantly encourage” platforms’ content moderation decisions. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed Friday, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and other lawmakers claim the injunction is justified, arguing that the Biden administration “repeatedly used government coercion to stifle public debate.”

Is SMPTE ST 2110 The Future Of Your Facility?

Manufacturers increase their IP offerings; big facilities climb aboard. Pictured: Pac-12 control room in San Francisco, built by Advanced Systems Group.

BRAND CONNECTIONS

Brightcove Powers SBT’s New Streaming Service

Brightcove, a global streaming technology provider, said Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT), one of Brazil’s most prominent TV networks, has chosen Brightcove as its official streaming technology partner to power […]

Florida Panthers Teams With EditShare For Production Workflows

Florida Panthers, the NHL team based in the Greater Miami area, has transformed its production workflows with the adoption of storage systems and management tools from EditShare. The new system […]

Nagra Sport And The European Broadcasting Union Launch ‘Eurovision Sport’

NAGRAVISION, the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group, and the European Broadcasting Union, an alliance of public service media organizations, today announced a partnership to deliver and operate Eurovision Sport, a […]

Chyron Prime 4.9 Streamlines Real-Time Data Management For Sports Users

Chyron today introduced Prime 4.9, the newest release of the company’s live production engine. Designed to drive the world’s most demanding data-driven sports and news production workflows, Chyron Prime 4.9 […]

Cinegy Capture System Enhances Notre Dame Studios

Cinegy GmbH, a provider of software defined television technology for digital video capture, processing, asset management, and playout, has provided a Cinegy Capture system to Notre Dame Studios, the multimedia […]

TAG Video Systems Joins Streaming Video Technology Alliance

TAG Video Systems has joined the Streaming Video Technology Alliance (SVTA), an industry forum composed of leading companies from the online video ecosystem. Joining the Alliance will allow TAG “to […]

Marshall Cameras Now Compatible With Quicklink Remote Studio Solution

Marshall Electronics says its CV730 30x UHD60 NDI PTZ camera is compatible with the Quicklink Remote Studio and ST250 multi-camera remote studio solution, allowing for complete remote control of the […]

TVN TECH

CBS Goes All-In On HDR, AR For Super Bowl

The network will use 165 cameras this Sunday for its coverage of the game in Las Vegas as well as pregame, halftime and postgame shows, which CBS says is the most ever for a Super Bowl. They will be supported by 19 mobile production trucks. And CBS’s 1080p HDR production from Allegiant Stadium will also be used as the backbone of an alternative broadcast on the children’s network Nickelodeon, Super Bowl LVIII Live from Bikini Bottom, that will use enhanced graphics and augmented reality to incorporate characters from the popular SpongeBob SquarePants animated series into live game coverage. Plus, there are the “doink cams.”

Everest Infrastructure Buys Towers From Family Broadcasting

Family Broadcasting Corp. has sold broadcast tower assets in Hawaii to Everest Infrastructure Partners. The seller is an Indiana-based company, while the buyer is a Pennsylvania-based communications infrastructure platform. Kalil […]

Veset Introduces New Ad-Insertion Platform, AdWise

Veset, developer of Veset Nimbus, an SaaS platform for broadcasters, media content owners and service providers, has release its new, seamless ad-insertion platform, Veset AdWise. Veset AdWise is the new in-video advertising solution for […]

‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Apple’s Vision Pro 8 Years Ago — And All Hell Broke Loose In Springfield

‘CBS Mornings’ Debuts Refreshed Graphics Package

Five Stations Launch NextGen TV In Chicago

WBBM, WFLD, WMAQ, WGN and WGBO are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.

Ateliere Unveils Guide To Streamline Cloud Migration In Media Supply Chain

Ateliere Creative Technologies, a developer of cloud-native media supply chain solutions has just released a guide to a successful media supply chain cloud migration for the media and entertainment industry. “Modern […]

Ted Hand Retiring From WSOC After 46-Year TV Career

The long-time head of engineering and operations at Cox’s ABC affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., is ending his career on June 1.

PlayBox Neo To Show Advanced Playout & Channel Branding Solutions At FOMEX 2024

PlayBox Neo will demonstrate the latest additions to its range of broadcast playout and channel branding solutions on stand A18 at the Future of Media Exhibition (FOMEX). The 2024 event […]

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for Sinclair’s corporate engineering team; Hearst’s national consumer unit; Lockwood’s station in Augusta, Ga.; Nexstar’s Houston CW and Hearst’s CBS affil in Louisville.

Why Cook Is Going All In On The Apple Vision Pro

Growth In Cloud Spending Reflects Early-Stage AI Efforts

How X Is Trying To Win Over Influencers

Linda Yaccarino, the chief executive of the platform formerly known as Twitter, is relying on her TV industry ties to recruit established stars to the site.

Google Plans To Limit Reader Data Sharing For Publishers To Groups Of Five Sites

Meta Reports Profits More Than Tripled, Issues First Dividend

Nielsen Expands Panel Measuring Out-of-Home Television Viewing

Broadcast Solutions Builds Second IP Truck For SuperSport

Broadcast Solutions, one of Europe’s largest media systems integration groups, has built a second all-IP outside broadcast truck for South African broadcaster SuperSport. The new unit, IP2, is a slightly […]

Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Introduces New Small And Medium-Size Business Offering And Enhanced Tools For Creative Workflows

Ci Media Cloud, a cloud-based media management and collaboration solution from Sony that allows users to capture, backup, review, transform, and run streamlined post-production workflows, has updated its offerings to […]

Dante Director, An SaaS Solution For Remote Dante Network Management, Now Available As Pre-Release Beta

Audinate, developer of the professional Dante AV-over-IP solution, announced that Dante Director, an SaaS solution for remote Dante network administration and management, is available as a pre-release beta. Dante Director […]

Ikegami UHK-X700 4K-UHD HDR Cameras Chosen By Spanish Public Service Broadcaster

Ikegami Electronics announces the delivery of 27 UHK-X700 4K-UHD HDR camera systems to a leading Iberian public service television network. The project was completed in three groups. The first two, […]