Solid State Logic says its new ORIGIN analog mixing console is now shipping to global partners and dealers. SSL says ORIGIN “brings an unprecedented degree of sonic performance and flexibility to the modern production studio; all for under $50,000.” As the first large large-format analog studio mixing console from SSL in over a decade, ORIGIN […]
Pixel Power, a global provider of graphics production and playout automation, has appointed Sarah Deas to its head office team. Deas will provide internal sales support to the sales teams in the Cambridge base and regional offices in North America, South-East Asia and the Middle East. Pixel Power said it “continues to invest in staff […]
AI- and cloud-based captioning systems offer ever-improving accuracy for broadcasters, while the real incentive to adopt them is dramatically lower costs than manual captioning workflows.
The FCC has resolved some major outstanding issues in its framework for a transition to the ATSC 3.0 broadcast transmission standard. It declined to allow vacant in-band channels to be used for ATSC 3.0 deployment, which broadcasters sought but computer companies opposed because they want to use those channels for wireless broadband.
Megaphone TV today launched Talk Show, a professional broadcast tool for creating live and recorded TV shows or video content in the social distancing era. Talk Show was developed with broadcasters in mind, offering a suite of essential features including: Realtime video conferencing with less than 0.5 sec delay Simple to use: 100% browser-based, works […]
WPGH, WTAE and WPNT roll out the new television transmission technology.
As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross announced today the launch of AirCleaner-2, a new and “substantially upgraded version” of its live event protection delay solution. Live events can often be highly unpredictable, and broadcasters and webcasters want to mitigate the risk of transmitting any offensive, inappropriate language or visuals that could upset their […]
Dalet and Bitmovin announced today a new collaboration designed to improve preparation and accelerate delivery of OTT content for broadcasters, sports leagues and teams, brands, and other media-rich companies. The first organization to take advantage of the new technology partnership is Australia’s National Rugby League (the NRL). The workflow integration, which features the advanced media […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Richmond and Memphis for a senior sales account exec and a technical media producer, which combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator.
One Media, which is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, said the FCC should adopt the “modest” modifications to its plan for deployment of the ATSC 3.0 advanced broadcast transmission standard, but should also look to be a little less modest, including recognizing the value of distributed transmission to localism. That came in comments on the FCC’s recent rulemaking.
The pandemic is hastening the departure of SDI-based infrastructures, leaving IP as the only viable way to ensure global, multi-user connectivity.
AccuWeather today introduced the proprietary StoryTeller+, an all-in-one interactive touch screen solution designed to meet the heavy demands of newsrooms covering multiple angles of all stories. The suite of applications within this technology supports a range of features in news stories, including live audience feedback, breaking news, weather, primetime segments and election coverage, which is […]
Despite pushing newsrooms temporarily into mostly remote production, set design vendors say COVID-19 won’t have a lasting effect on where sets were heading before the pandemic. They say viewers are likely to see more LED panels and walls, virtual sets and augmented and virtual reality usage in news studios. Above, for the TF1 broadcast news studio in France, Planar delivered a 750-square-foot curved video wall.
The NextGen Video Information Systems Alliance coalition brings together providers of advanced broadcast and multichannel TV solutions to accelerate the deployment of ATSC 3.0.
Kathy Doyle, EVP local investment at IPG/Magna, and Heather Gundry, SVP group media director at Dentsu/Aegis, have joined the panel of leading spot TV marketplace executives who will gather for a TVNewsCheck webinar, Optimizing Spot TV in a Challenging Economy. Set for Thursday, June 25, at 1 p.m. ET, the webinar will address how the global coronavirus pandemic has affected their business. They will consider geo-targeting in a patchwork of DMAs in different stages of coping with the crisis; new categories and opportunities, and progress on impression-based selling, performance-based campaigns and the rollout of technologies to streamline and optimize transactions. Register here
In the pandemic rush to transfer legacy tape archives to the cloud, media companies may be overlooking potential pitfalls.
Latakoo’s integration with AP’s ENPS allows large organizations to collect assignments created in ENPS, as well as update existing assignments in ENPS with files uploaded from Latakoo. The company says integration of these two platforms “means assignments can be easily matched with video files delivered by Latakoo — making tracking stories and their related files, efficient and intuitive.”
Italian football fans are set for an enhanced viewer experience following a deal between Linius Technologies and Italy’s largest pay TV broadcaster, Sky Italia, to deliver a personalized TV trial for selected subscribers. Under the agreement, Sky Italia will use Linius’ services to develop personalized channels for testing within its subscriber base. It’s expected to […]
With the cloud-based playout solution Q.Air, which is based on Qvest Media’s multicloud management platform Qvest.Cloud, the Belgian media company DPG Media’s daily newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws (HLN) launched its new digital channel HLN Live. The cloud-based playout automation Q.Air is orchestrated with the multicloud management platform Qvest.Cloud and runs on the AWS cloud infrastructure. […]
Synamedia, a global, independent video software provider, today announced its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). By combining AWS’s public cloud expertise with Synamedia’s video software expertise, the two firms aim to accelerate the adoption of cloud TV services worldwide. Video service providers get to create and monetize compelling multi-screen video experiences using Synamedia’s Infinite cloud TV […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a sales director experienced in diginet business, a chief engineer and video producer in creative services. The openings are located in New York, Iowa and Alabama.
Leading spot TV advertising and technology executives will address how the global coronavirus pandemic has affected their business during a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar set for June 25 at 1 p.m. ET. Speakers will talk about geo-targeting in a patchwork of DMAs in different stages of coping with the crisis; new categories and opportunities, and progress on impression-based selling, performance-based campaigns and the rollout of technologies to streamline and optimize transactions. Register here
The National Association of Broadcasters this week recommended to the FCC that it adopt new ownership rules that would encourage broadcasters to offer “Broadcast Internet” services via ATSC 3.0 (aka NextGen TV).
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark, a manufacturer and supplier of DTV transmitters, encoding systems and associated field services for over 45 years, has introduced the E-Compact EC702MP-BB3 (250W) and EC704MP-BB3 (500W) series high-efficiency air-cooled solid-state UHF DTV transmitters. These transmitters are being released specifically for requirements of the LPTV repack market. These two new models, EC702MP-BB3 […]
Digital Alert Systems, a global provider in emergency communications solutions for media providers, has introduced a new price relief program for its family of Emergency Alert System (EAS) devices. To help ensure that critical emergency communications are as robust and reliable as possible during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Digital Alert Systems has reduced the price […]
Hot on the heels of its upgraded version 7.0 release, Renewed Vision unveiled another new update of its flagship ProPresenter live presentation and production software. ProPresenter 7.1 adds new live streaming and recording capabilities that benefit customers immediately amid today’s restrictions on in-person gatherings while furthering Renewed Vision’s goal of expanding the highly-acclaimed software into a complete, all-in-one, live production and streaming […]