CP Communications And Red House Streaming Transform Florida Headquarters Into Native IP Production Center

CP Communications and its subsidiary Red House Streaming have gradually evolved their St. Petersburg, Fla., headquarters into a specialized broadcast and production center that produces and streams original programming worldwide for local and remote talent. The growing media and entertainment company has now deployed a varied network infrastructure of 1Gb and 10Gb pipes that interface […]

CP Communications Moves Into OTT Delivery With StreamViral Partnership

CP Communications continues to advance its Red House Streaming subsidiary with new OTT platforms. As a provider of content acquisition and mobile production for sports and live events, CP Communications launched Red House Streaming to provide an IP and bonded cellular alternative to its traditional RF business for event coverage and production. Last year, CP launched […]

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U.S. Newsrooms Warm On Video Walls, Cool On VR

Video walls continue to dominate studio design trends in the U.S. with ever-broader use framed by the “warmth” of natural materials and local personality. Abroad, newsrooms have been more embracing of the virtual reality sets of which domestic broadcasters are still wary. Above, FX Design Group designed and installed the KHON Honolulu set, which features large video walls.

CP Communications Releases Web-Based Virtual Media Center And FastReturn Remote Production Platform

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 […]

Karl Prentiss New Director Of Production At Red House Streaming

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event and broadcast productions, has appointed Karl Prentiss as director of production for Red House Streaming, effective immediately. Reporting to Vice President of Red House Streaming Lowell Beckner, Prentiss will manage the Red House Streaming studios’ in-house broadcast and A/V productions from CP’s St. Petersburg, Fla., production complex and network operations center. […]

CP Communications Provided IP-Based Transmission Tech For TCS New York City Marathon

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, says it successfully provided live coverage — featuring direct feeds of the professional athlete races — at the 50th running of the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 7 using IP encoding and bonded cellular solutions. It also managed the event’s Virtual Media […]

CP Communications Announces Promotions And Hires

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, has named promotions and new hires, reflecting the successful growth of its Red House Streaming (RHS) subsidiary and CP Communications St. Petersburg (CPSP) operations. Effective immediately, Lowell Beckner is promoted to vice president of Red House Streaming and general manager of CPSP, and Jason Proskurin is promoted to […]

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Remote Production Spurs A Pivot To New Products And Facilities

Vendors including CP Communications, Ross Video, LTN Global Communications and BitFire have ramped up products and repurposed facilities to meet the surging pandemic need for remote production. Above, inside LTN Global Communications’ Kansas City, Mo., production facility.

CP Communications Navigates RF Coordination For Major Events As Available Frequencies Shrink

The recent FCC spectrum repack moved nearly 1,200 U.S. TV stations to new UHF and VHF frequencies, freeing spectrum for wireless broadband while leaving less for broadcasters to share. Despite limited transmission resources — and new challenges that come with these changes —  CP Communications continues to deliver RF coordination for major sporting events and other live programming. It was business as usual this summer for ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals in Milwaukee and Phoenix, but the […]

CP Communications Provides Wireless RF Support During MLB All-Star Game Activities

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, provided RF coordination and an extensive complement of equipment for ESPN, Fox and MLB Network during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and related events earlier this month at Coors Field in Denver. The RF coordination strategy for the All-Star Game included pre-planning and acquisition of 1108 frequencies, covering RF video systems, […]

CP Communications Adds CamSTREAM SRT To Red House Streaming Product Family

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, continues to expand its Red House Streaming (RHS) CamSTREAM product family to meet changing REMI production requirements. The company today introduces CamSTREAM SRT, an all-in-one remote production and streaming solution built specifically for modern live sports and news production challenges. CamSTREAM SRT continues […]

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TVN Tech | Many COVID Changes Likely To Become Permanent For TV Sports

Executives from Fox Sports and CBS Sports are among those predicting a sports production future with dramatically reduced onsite staff, greater operational efficiencies and cost savings, though with a fallout of job losses for mobile production personnel.

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TVN Tech | Studio Designs Look Past COVID

COVID-19’s social distancing requirements won’t have a lasting impact on studio design and trends like video walls are expanding, vendors say. But remote production has compelled them to offer simple-to-use at-home kits until COVD abates. Above, Devlin Design Group recently delivered the set for the new studio at the Tennis Channel. The set uses LED displays surrounding the studio. The Tennis Channel can use the same set for different programs since the LEDs can display “graphic wallpaper” that can be customized.

B Live And CP Communications Bring At-Home Production Expertise To AKC Dog Show

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, partnered with video production and delivery expert B Live for this year’s AKC National Championship Dog Show, which took place Dec. 12-13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The two companies collaboratively produced the live two-day stream for AKC’s website and […]

CP Communications Helps Greenlight Television Accelerate Remote Production

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, has joined forces with Greenlight Television, producers of sports and documentaries to demonstrate the value of remote production models for sports and live events. Greenlight produced and live-streamed the USA-based muscle car racing championship, the Trans Am Series, for fans worldwide — embracing IP and bonded cellular systems from CP Communications — to reduce local costs and limit infrastructure while keeping a small crew safe […]

CP Communications Launches Red House Streaming Studios, NOC

CP Communications, a provider of innovative solutions and services for live event productions, today launched Red House Streaming Studios, a professional studio and network operations center (NOC) that represents the cornerstone of the company’s growing in-house production business. The two adjacent 600-square-foot spaces will emphasize technology from Red House Streaming (RSS), a CP Communications brand […]

CP Communications Integrates Ironman Multipurpose Studio, Control Room

CP Communications, a provider of  solutions and services for live event productions, has completed the systems integration of a custom-designed streaming media studio and control room that enables The Ironman Group — a Tampa-based sports event management company — to deliver live coverage of its branded multisport and marathon events over-the-top via its website and Facebook Watch. […]

CP Communications Appoints Louis A. Borrelli Jr. To Board

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, has strengthened the business acumen and strategic vision of its advisory board with the appointment of Louis Borrelli Jr., a pioneer in cable television, online media and broadcast production services. Borrelli joins the board immediately, and will work closely with CP Communications CEO […]

CP Communications Hitting The Road With MultiDyne Van

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for complex live event productions is adding MultiDyne’s 22-foot mobile van to its growing fleet of production vehicles. MultiDyne introduced the van in 2018 as a “mobile marketing van” that doubled as an exhibition showcase for MultiDyne products at North American tradeshows, and as a mobile showroom for MultiDyne road shows and training initiatives. […]

CP Communications Helps Cover Multi-Venue CrossFit Games

CP Communications, a provider of innovative solutions and services for complex live event productions, exhibited the full power of IP streaming and bonded cellular networking for live sports production at the 13th CrossFit Games, which represents the world championship event for the athletic competition. Contracted by Carr-Hughes Productions, CP Communications provided all content acquisition, networking […]

CP Communications Opens New Fla. Facility

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for broadcast and live event productions, has relocated its Elmsford, N.Y., and Orlando, Fla., offices to a new 31,000-square-foot facility in St. Petersburg outside of Tampa. The facility will serve as CP Communications’ official headquarters for business and technical operations, housing four 53-foot production trucks, an NOC and a 5,000-square-foot production studio. CP Communications will retain its Fishkill, N.Y., location, which will continue to house staff, field shops, engineering and local production […]