Sinclair Broadcast Group has expanded its sports production and delivery capabilities with the launch of a new 25,000-square-foot, SMPTE ST 2110 media operations center here dedicated to its regional sports networks (RSNs). The operations center, which leverages cloud-hosted disaster recovery channels, also serves as a large-scale ST 2110 production facility for its Tennis Channel. Sinclair’s Tennis Channel features a cloud-based environment for pop-up live special events as well.
Technology executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Amagi and Grass Valley said at a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that while broadcasters are drawn to the cloud’s flexibility and scalability, moving away from on-prem hardware means workflow changes often better suited to a hybrid model.
Intracom Systems, a Los Angeles-area developer of highly interoperable, multi-channel software communication systems has released VCOM DRaaS (disaster recover as a service). In the event of a widespread emergency, such as COVID-19, VCOM DRaaS enables users of critical communications systems to continue to work from home or other remote locations outside the office or studio. […]
Torque Video Systems, a global provider of innovative solutions for disaster recovery playout, monitoring and management systems, is adding a facial recognition module to its flagship DVStor Recording and Playout system, to be launched at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), booth 1F34. Leveraging AI deep learning technologies, the new product performs rapid identification and cataloging of human facial features based on […]
Spanish commercial broadcaster Atresmedia, home of Antena 3 and other popular entertainment channels, has complemented its existing Imagine Communications Versio integrated playout installation by deploying a Versio-based disaster recovery playout center. The new backup facility maintains tight synchronization with the primary playout center to ensure instant and seamless failover should it be necessary. Facing growing demand […]
Dalet | Booth SL6210 | Website: http://www.dalet.com/ Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will introduce at the NAB 2017 exhibition (booth SL6210) a new line of solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery, designed to enable existing Dalet customers to continue their operations in the event of planned maintenance or […]
Globecast | Booth SU11106CM | Website: http://www.globecast.com/ Even though the CDN price-per-GB is regularly decreasing, CDN costs for media delivery are growing every year as audiences, and therefore demand for content, expand. A second factor is that viewers are watching online content for longer periods of time than ever before. We are also seeing the […]
Globecast | Booth SU10706CM | Website: http://www.globecast.com/ Part of the Orange Group, Globecast provides content acquisition, management and distribution services globally. CDN cost optimization technology — Even though the CDN price-per-GB is regularly decreasing, CDN costs for media delivery are growing every year as audiences, and therefore demand for content, expand. A second factor is that viewers […]
SGL | Booth SL5306 | Website: www.sglbroadcast.com SGL will showcase the latest version of its flagship FlashNet content management system, which includes the following key features: Enhanced Disaster Recovery: SGL is introducing new tools to enable multiple sites to stay in sync with each other, even when every site is running its own production processes. Integrated Amazon […]
After 30 years in IT, Hubbard’s Paul Anderson has some valuable thoughts on how broadcasters can make their IT networks less vulnerable to cyberattacks and breaches. And, he adds, don’t forget about being prepared to survive natural disasters as well.