TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Twelve New TV Jobs East Of The Mississippi

There were a total of 25 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week.  Here are 12 openings in nine markets east of the Mississippi River.

Silicon Dust Kickstarter For HDHomeRun 4K ATSC 3.0 Receiver Tops $325K, 1,500 Backers

Webinars This Week: Dalet, Digital Nirvana, Gates Air, Ross Video, TAG, Sony

Ross Video kicks off its Ross Live series of virtual events on Tuesday, while Sony Professional Products convenes the first of three Technology Tuesdays and TAG Video Systems continues its series with Live Production and Multiviewing in the Cloud. Digital Nirvana addresses monitoring and advanced workflows for captioning and translation; Gates Air considers FM SFNs and AWS convenes three days of presentations. More events from IEEE, JW Player, MediaKind and AWS are all set for this week. For the complete listing with dates, times and registration links, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Page. 

BRAND CONNECTIONS

Red Bee Extends Relationship With TitanTV

Red Bee has extended its longstanding relationship with TitanTV Inc., continuing the delivery of Content Discovery services for interactive electronic program guides. Through the partnership, Red Bee and TitanTV provides linear and VOD guide services for OTA, OTT and NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0) to broadcasters and content providers in North America, creating increased content engagement […]

Blackmagic Design Lowers Price Of Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price for its Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K of $1,995. This is a reduction of $500 which the company says “will help make this camera more affordable for users working on digital film as well as live production with the new ATEM Mini switchers.” Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera now works […]

ProVantageX Launches “PVX Gives Back” To Help With Covid-19 Relief

ProVantageX, an end-to-end connected system for TV buyers and sellers, has introduced PVX Gives Back, a company-wide program to provide financial support to local organizations helping with Covid-19 relief.  The first initiative, “PVX Gives Back: Lunch and Learn” launched this week with PVX’s agency partners selecting the charity recipients. Randy Altman, PVX VP of agency sales, […]

TiVo Trumpets ITC’s Final Ruling — Comcast Violated Patent On Search Highlight Feature

SMPTE Expands Access To Educational Programs, Events, Standards Documents

SMPTE today announced changes to its educational programming designed to make it easier for industry professionals to keep up with the latest technology and to learn new skills. In addition to supporting professional development, the Society’s array of webcasts, meetings and online courses offers members a way to connect with colleagues and to prepare for […]

TVN TECH

TVN Tech | COVID-19 Confirms Shift To IP, Cloud

The pandemic created an opportunity to stress-test distributed and virtualized workflows right now that stations and networks were already considering for the future. The industry’s shift may now be ahead of schedule because of it. Above, NBC Universal’s Boston Media Center is one of the latest all-IP broadcast facilities.

ATSC To Provide 3.0 Progress Report In May

The Advanced Television Systems Committee says it will issue a spring 2020 progress report on May 11, just ahead of the NAB Show Express virtual event, May 13-14.

Nagra Launches Nexguard Clipmark Forensic Watermarking

Nagra, a Kudelski Group company and an independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, today launched NexGuard ClipMark, what it calls “the industry’s only forensic watermarking technology designed to detect the source of pre-release content leaks on very short video clips, down to thirty seconds.” The launch will let content owners and post-production […]

Samsung Offers Free Fitness Apps In Its Smart TVs

V-Nova Collaborates With Amazon Web Services

Video compression provider V-Nova has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer a contribution solution based on SMPTE VC-6 that provides a new option for broadcasters and producers worldwide, helping to drive up quality while avoiding the need for costly leased connections. The volume of premium live sport and event contribution has been growing steadily […]

Digital Nirvana Releases Trance 3.0

Digital Nirvana, a provider of media-monitoring and metadata generation services, has released Version 3.0 of its Trance enterprise-grade, cloud-based application for closed captioning and transcription. Trance 3.0 boasts enhancements that bring significant efficiency gains to internal captioning processes, and the application’s cloud architecture and integrated project management tools enable users to remain productive no matter […]

Comark And VideoFlow Partner On ATSC 1.0 And 3.0 Solutions

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark, a manufacturer and supplier of DTV transmitters, encoding systems and associated field services for over 45 years, has signed a reseller agreement with VideoFlow for intelligent content delivery solutions over IP networks, including public internet. The VideoFlow products will be integrated into the end-to-end workflows for both ATSC 1.0 and 3.0 […]

Mediakind Delivers Enhanced Advertising Portfolio

MediaKind, a global media technology leader, today announced that its advertising and content distribution rights portfolio, Prisma, has been reconfigured with a new flexible, modular feature set. The company says it has been reshaped “to unlock the full revenue potential of advertising and alternate content across broadcast and IP networks.” The Prisma Core and Prisma […]

NewTek Intros New Version Of TriCaster Mini 4K

NewTek, a provider of IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, today announced the latest version of its TriCaster Mini 4K compact live multicamera video production system. The newly enhanced TriCaster Mini 4K adds features like Live Story Creator and LivePanel designed to make the production of network-quality shows even easier for lone producers […]

Marshall Intros Next Generation Cv226 Full-HD Lipstick Camera

Building on the success of its CV225 lipstick camera, Marshall Electronics releases its next-generation CV226 HD lipstick camera with new sensor technology improving color, clarity, and low-light, and a new ultra-flexible 3GSDI cable. The CV226 is ideal for capturing discreet, all-weather video in professional broadcast television applications including broadcast trucks, weather vehicles, reality television, sports, racing and […]

Dalet Strengthens Remote Creative Workflows With New Proxy Editing For Adobe Premiere Pro

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, has released the new version of its Dalet Xtend module, enabling remote proxy editing capabilities within Adobe Premiere Pro, an industry leader in video editing. Responding to feedback from Dalet customers, Dalet Xtend for Adobe Premiere Pro remote proxy editing capability now facilitates collaboration […]

Imagine Communications, Innovar Media Solutions Join Forces On Ad Tech

Imagine Communications, which provides open, end-to-end ad tech solutions for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs, and vMVPDs, today announced an alliance with Innovar Media Solutions to accelerate the adoption of next-gen ad tech solutions by MVPD and broadcasters globally. The companies will tightly integrate Innovar’s ad automation solutions and consulting services to help Imagine customers migrate to platforms for inventory […]

Imagica Live Elects Zixi For Innovative Cloud Media Center

Zixi, a provider of live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced that Imagica Live, a cloud-based media center for live sports streaming, has adopted Zixi and Zixi ZEN Master as the foundation of its robust worldwide video transmission network. Since 2017, Imagica Live has operated the virtual media […]

EditShare Extends Collaborative Editing Into The Cloud

EditShare, which specializes in collaboration, security and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, is making collaborative cloud-based media production possible with its virtualized video editing and storage platform — EFSv. Initially running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure, the open EFSv platform supports industry-standard third-party creative tools for editing, audio mixing, and grading […]

OPEN MIKE FROM OR KATZ

Virus Makes Media More Vulnerable To Phishing

Phishing campaigns are increasingly targeting users’ fear and uncertainty over the coronavirus with media brands particularly vulnerable. Employing some basic strategies now can help reduce exposure.

AWS Rolls Out Elemental Link For Video

Amazon Web Services has introduced AWS Elemental Link, a device that connects a live video source, like a camera or video production equipment, to AWS Elemental MediaLive. Link offers a configuration-free, cost-efficient way to securely and reliably transfer video to MediaLive for delivery to viewers. To use the device, you simply connect it to power, Ethernet […]

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Openings For General Managers, Sales Directors, Engineers, News Staffers

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a general manager, assistant news director, executive producer, news producers, sales director, digital sales, meteorologists, engineers and reporters in 12 different markets.

Grass Valley Introduces Advances In IP-Connected Live Production And Strategic Direction Toward The Cloud

Grass Valley has introduced a series of products and new, soon-to-be-released strategic initiatives that it says “promise to shift the paradigm in broadcast workflow flexibility, scalability and performance.” For live production, Grass Valley launches the LDX 100 camera platform, a high-speed, native UHD camera built specifically for the rigors of IP-connected workflows, such as remote/at-home […]

Telestream Announces Inspect 2110 IP Video Monitoring For Broadcast, Production, Distribution

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, has developed its Inspect 2110 video monitoring solution for broadcast, production and distribution networks. Inspect 2110 will be available this summer. Further extending the Telestream IQ Solutions monitoring family, Inspect 2110 monitors ST 2110 […]

Qligent Foresight Evolves Predictive Analysis Solution

Qligent has introduced Foresight, its second-generation, cloud-based service that uses AI, machine learning, and Big Data to mitigate content distribution issues. Designed to help broadcasters, MVPDs and OTT service providers understand and correlate factors that contribute to higher audience engagement, Foresight provides real-time 24/7 data analytics based on system performance and user behavior. “Foresight uses the data you already have in your plant, plus some new data that you can gather from end user devices, for predictive analysis,” said Lang Cooksey, […]

Ncam Upgrades And Releases Latest Mk2 Product Suite

Ncam Technologies, a developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the media and entertainment industries, announced the availability of its new Mk2 Camera Bar, Mk2 Server and Ncam Reality 2020 software. First shown as a prototype at IBC 2019, the Mk2 Camera Bar has undergone development and enhancement since; the Ncam R&D team not only further […]

Webinars This Week: AWS, Gates Air, Grass Valley, Harmonic

TVNewsCheck‘s directory of Virtual NAB events is packed with webinars, briefings and demos from Audinate, AWS, Bitmovin, Canon, Harmonic, Planar, Telestream, Vela and others. There’s also some distance learning from the Media Financial Management Association. Visit the full directory here. For TVNewsCheck’s continuously updated news feed covering announcements that would have been made before, during or after NAB, visit here. To read TVNewsCheck’s coverage of how broadcasters are coping with and covering the corona virus pandemic, visit here.