Vendors say broadcasters are increasingly looking to expand virtualization of their operations across the whole chain, and they’re also seeking to take that virtualization off-premises, either in their own master control hubs or the public cloud.
Mo-Sys Engineering, a global provider of image robotics virtual production and remote production, has introduced its G30 gyro-stabilized head. The company says “the unique design has been refined using extensive real-world experience resulting in a stabilized head that has the performance of much more expensive systems, but with the usability and ease of setup of […]
Marshall Electronics, a manufacturer of broadcast and proAV cameras and equipment, has unveiled its USB-based CV605-U3 PTZ camera with USB-C, IP (Ethernet) and HDMI connectivity. The CV605-U3 PTZ offers flexible output options with USB-C and IP for video conference, collaboration and streaming. HDMI opens a wide range of options with HDMI monitoring or switching workflows, […]
Brightline, a manufacturer of video lighting systems, has announced the promotion of Erin Nath to manager of AV solutions for U.S. This marks the latest promotion for Nath who was most recently the company’s sales operation manager. In her new role, Nath is responsible for AV sales for the company across the U.S. She’ll work closely […]
Blackbird plc, the technology licensor, developer and seller of the cloud native video editing platform Blackbird, says it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technology Partner status and completed the Foundational Technical Review (FTR) of Blackbird Edge to accelerate AWS engagement. The AWS FTR enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their products or solutions. The FTR is led […]
Cobalt Digital, designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear initiative, has kicked off 2022 with the launch of a Representative Office in China. Based in Beijing, the office is staffed by local sales and support professionals. The office, which represents Cobalt’s expanded […]
In yet another demonstration of the company’s remote production capabilities, Remote Recording Network (RRN) delivered exceptional audio fidelity for a hybrid live and streaming performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 10 — newly completed 194 years after the composer’s death — on Oct. 27, 2021, at Hamburg’s renowned Elbphilharmonie. The company said the event “was a […]
Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, today announced “significant” updates to its Dalet AmberFin transcoder and workflow engine. The Dalet AmberFin release features seamless integration with cloud-native Dalet Flex media logistics and Dalet Pyramid unified news operations platforms. “New transcoding capabilities that elevate the user experience along with successful completion of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundational […]
LynTec, a manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is delivering lighting and video wall power control for Alaska’s News Source broadcast studios. Installed by Alaska Universal Productions (AUP), two LynTec RPCR Automated Relay Panels provide 32 circuits of automated power control, enabling fast and efficient lighting presets to support the broadcaster’s busy […]
NAB Show will present the fourth annual Product of the Year Awards at the 2022 NAB Show. The awards, which recognize the most significant and promising new products and technologies exhibited at NAB Show, will be announced on Tuesday, April 26 at an awards ceremony and cocktail party held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The nomination […]
CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, today announced the launch of two new products for live production, the Virtual Media Center and FastReturn secure video management platform. Both solutions are built around WebRTC — the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular videoconferencing platforms — and have been proven […]
Broadcast Solutions and its branch Broadcast Solutions Nordic partners with Seervision, developer of video automation software solutions. Broadcast Solutions said that as part of its plans for 2022 and beyond, it has found that it is crucial to broaden its products portfolio, adding: “With Seervision moving into more industries, in this case the broadcast industry, […]
Comcast and Team Gleason have partnered to drive inclusive innovation to improve the independence and quality of life for people with physical and speech disabilities, including those living with ALS. Together, Comcast and Team Gleason are actively engaging with people with ALS (pALS) and caregivers, as well as preeminent clinicians, technologists and assistive technology partners […]
Ateme, a provider of video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, says that Canal+ has launched one of the world’s first deployments of OTT low-latency streaming on AppleTV 4K thanks to Ateme’s NEA solution. The project enables Canal+ subscribers to watch sports events via HD and UHD low latency streaming through the myCANAL application […]
IBC announced that its call for technical papers is now open for the IBC 2022 Conference (Sept. 9-12). The Technical Papers Program welcomes entries from all industry sectors across the media, entertainment and technology industry and from every discipline, whether you are a professional or a professor, a member of an R&D team, working alone […]
Planar, a global provider of visualization technology, and co-owned OptiTrack, which offers 3D tracking systems, have joined other industry leaders and SMPTE to form The Advisory Group of the On-Set Virtual Production (OSVP) Initiative. This initiative is the first project within the society’s new Rapid Industry Solution (RIS) program. SMPTE’s commitment to providing tools, standards […]
Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Germany’s second-largest public broadcaster with offices in Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz, has chosen Wolftech News as its future production planning tool. SWR joins BBC, RTL, VRT, TV2 Norway and Vice Media as the latest major broadcaster to adopt Wolftech’s cloud-based multi-platform planning and publishing tool. Every day more than 20,000 users are using […]
AT&T and Verizon on Tuesday each agreed to temporarily delay their 5G rollouts near certain airports amid concerns over possible flight disruptions. The move follows mounting outside pressure and comes amid warnings from U.S. airlines that new 5G wireless service that was set to start Wednesday could ground flights and leave potentially thousands of Americans stranded while also delaying goods.
With its publication in the Federal Register, the comment deadlines for the FCC’s request for input on making multichannel video programming distributors’ closed captioning settings more accessible have been set. Initial comments are due Feb. 17 and replies March 4.
The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) announced that the Fórum Sistema Brasileiro TV Digital Terrestre (SBTVD Forum) has recommended to the Brazilian government the selection of several technologies proposed by ATSC for Brazil’s next-generation terrestrial digital television standard. The ATSC 3.0 elements selected by the SBTVD Forum, and others still under consideration, are all proven […]
Telestream, a global provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, today expanded its executive team with two new senior appointments. Jon Wilson, who was previously Telestream’s chief financial officer, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. The company said this change “recognizes Jon’s instrumental […]
Complex video streaming just got simpler. Broadpeak today launched Broadpeak.io. — the company’s brand-new software as a service (SaaS). Broadpeak’s new API-based platform offers content providers, pay TV operators and OTT service providers what it calls “an easy, fast, and reliable way to deliver advanced streaming quality to their subscribers.” “Today is a very exciting day […]
Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in the broadcast media technology, today appointed a new head of Americas and head of sponsorship for the North American chapter, which was formed in 2020. Hilary Roschke, the new Rise North American chair of the board, has almost 20 years’ experience within the media industry in operational and […]
AMG says Google Cloud’s scalable cloud infrastructure will power AMG’s digital evolution, allowing it to build apps faster, make smarter business decisions and connect to its audiences anywhere through data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities.
What does the future of journalism look like as AI and automated technologies take hold in other industries? The AP is working hard toward that future, and it’s working with news organizations across the country to figure out how AI can best help local newsrooms.
Broadcast Pix has introduced a new software release for its entire range of integrated production systems. V9.0 software is now available on all new Broadcast Pix systems, and as a free download to all users with a current support contract. Apart from the usual bug fixes and minor enhancements, the V9.0 release includes some significant new features, […]
The entertainment professionals at Digital Cinema Collective say they create exceptional productions with a smile. Those smiles have broadened since adding SilverBack-V fiber camera adapters from MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Solutions to its live production model. The creative professionals responsible for diverse productions such as the Democratic National Convention Digital Production and ABC holiday specials have used several MultiDyne SilverBack models, and simplified how they bring digital cinema cameras into broadcast TV productions. “We specialize in multi-camera […]
The Long Island newspaper has remade itself as a multimedia news producer with a two-studio, multimillion-dollar production operation and a team of MMJs ramping up extensive video coverage. (Newsday photo)
Digital Nirvana today hired Tom Moniak as director of sales. Digital Nirvana created the position in response to the company’s growth and expansion. Moniak is responsible for sales to media and entertainment clients in the United States. “Tom has served clients in every aspect of production and delivery in the M&E space and has strong […]