ChyronHego Releases Prime 3.7

ChyronHego today released Prime 3.7, the latest iteration of the company’s flagship graphics solution. The company said “a primary focus for this release is fulfilling the highest expectations of operators in a fast-paced live playout environment. ChyronHego has a long legacy of understanding and serving the needs of control room and truck personnel, and Prime […]

Ross Video Supports mDots For 55th Academy Of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards are held live in Nashville, but the spiritual home of country music looks a little different in 2020, and the awards have also taken on a different complexion to reflect the ongoing pandemic. While the awards ceremony took place live last night in Nashville CBS, some of the […]

Blackbird And MOOV Partner To Enrich Fast Turnaround Sports Video Content

Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, and MOOV, a sports and events graphics company, have partnered to enrich fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. Blackbird’s cloud video clipping, editing and distribution platform provides rapid access to video for the creation of clips […]

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TVN Tech | Upping The Election AR And Graphics Game

Broadcasters won’t be hampered by remote working conditions for election night 2020, and they have a bevy of new graphics and augmented reality tools to help them tell the story. Above, Broadcasters can make complex data easy for viewers to grasp through augmented reality objects generated by Brainstorm graphics using real-time data from different sources. A Punt, a regional channel in Spain, covered municipal elections, and this interactive map shows the winning party in each town, with detailed results for the seats won in each town are shown on the chart of the left side. The bars on the bottom show a rundown of all the cities, in alphabetical order, with the results in real time.

Jenn Paonessa To Head ChyronHego’s New Venues Solutions Division

ChyronHego today announced that Jennifer Paonessa has been promoted to director of the company’s new Venues Solutions division. Focusing on custom, workflow-driven graphics solutions, Venues Solutions delivers an end-to-end sports production ecosystem that combines traditional LED content control, advanced graphics creation, and enhanced virtual and data visuals to help users boost fan engagement, team branding […]

Dalet CubeNG Puts Broadcast Graphics Workflows In The Cloud

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced today the availability of a cloud-enabled version of its premium broadcast graphics solution for newsrooms, Dalet CubeNG, powered by the Brainstorm real-time graphics engine. The end-to-end graphics solution includes tools to create and manage the playout of superior 2D and 3D dynamic graphics and […]

ChyronHego Releases Prime Graphics 3.6

ChyronHego today introduced Prime Graphics 3.6, the newest version of its platform for real-time graphics authoring and playout. With this release, ChyronHego says it keeps its promise of “One platform, multiple use cases,” extending Prime Graphics to support augmented reality graphics in live studio environments and adding new productivity tools that simplify and accelerate design […]

Sarah Deas Joins Pixel Power To Strengthen Sales Team

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 […]

Vizrt Releases Viz Social Powered By Never.no

Vizrt, a global provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators, today debuted Viz Social powered by Never.no. Viz Social is a cloud-based subscription service that allows editorial staff to moderate and curate social media content for broadcast in new and truly innovative ways. Delivered in collaboration with audience engagement specialists Never.no, Viz […]

Broadcast Pix Rolls Out StreamingPix

Broadcast Pix has launched StreamingPix, which it calls “a complete live production and streaming solution designed for easy set up and use, yet powerful enough to produce compelling professional content.” Aimed at companies from aquariums to zoo’s — churches, corporations, events, schools, universities and all users who want to take streaming to the next level. […]

FOR-A Delivers Video Switcher Integration With Technology Partners

FOR-A Corporation of America has built integrated live production solutions that combine its HANABI series of video switchers with Variant Systems Group replay systems, ClassX graphics and playout software, ODYSSEY Insight video servers, and Brainstorm Multimedia virtual studios. “Together with our technology partners, FOR-A is creating live production systems that make integration easier and more reliable,” said Ken […]

Pebble Beach Virtualizes 2020 Tradeshow Presence

Pebble Beach Systems, an automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, is organizing “virtual stands” for CABSAT from March 31 to April 2, and for NAB on April 20-22, with the aim of “enabling the most important side of any trade show — open discussion.” Alison Pavitt, marketing manager, Pebble Beach Systems, said: “Trade shows […]

Avid Cancels NAB Show, Connect 2020

Avid’s new product introductions will take place online in April. Avid and ACA will host regional Connect events after public safety is assured.

Fox Illustrates Super Bowl With New Graphics

Fox Sports‘ coverage of Super Bowl LIV included a new graphics package with an emphasis on stats and an illustrated twist.

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TVN Tech | Fox Tackles Monster Super Bowl Production

Fox will use more than 100 manned and robotic cameras to cover the game, including 24 “Super-Motion” cameras to support replays; 20 goal-line and end-line pylon cameras; wireless “Line to Gain” cameras that travel up and down the field in alignment with the first-down marker; and two different SkyCam systems which operate at different elevations. It will also use 72 field mics, as well as wireless player mics, to capture game audio. And that’s just scratching the surface.

Ross Video Helps Cornerstone Technologies Grow

Live video production used to be synonymous with the broadcast industry, but the last decade has seen a content explosion as corporations, sports clubs, stadiums, live event organizers and educators have all harnessed the story-telling power of live video to benefit their audiences. Cornerstone Technologies (based in Salt Lake City, Utah), watched this emerging trend […]

ChyronHego Releases Camio 4.8 Graphics System

ChyronHego is shipping Camio 4.8, the newest release of the company’s MOS-driven graphic asset management system. Serving as an end-to-end, all-software solution for multiplatform news content creation, production, and playout, Camio gives designers, producers and directors the flexibility and functionality to bring engaging stories to air efficiently. Enhancements to Camio 4.8 simplify quality control, add greater control […]

Zero Density Partners With The Weather Channel

Zero Density Partners With The Weather Channel Zero Density will provide its cutting-edge virtual studio and augmented reality technology for The Weather Channel’s Immersive Mixed Reality presentations that use the latest technology to create awareness among its audiences with visually-striking disaster scenarios. Zero Density said its hyper-realistic graphic renderings and Hollywood-level visual effects “will communicate […]

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TVN Tech | Stations Embrace Advances In Remote Production

News organizations are increasingly using breakthroughs in technology to allow journalists to remotely, yet quickly, deliver more content over multiple platforms. The advances range from improved cellular networks that speed transmission of content from the field to the newsroom and cameras capable of streaming and providing remote video, to a host of tools available for journalists to remotely edit and produce content while collaborating with their newsrooms. Above, Grass Valley’s new GV Alyve, released at this year’s IBC Show, gives reporters a “virtual control room in the cloud” for production and distribution of video and livestream content. (Source: Grass Valley)

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Blackbird And MOOV Partner At IBC

Blackbird, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, and sports and events graphics company MOOV have partnered to help deliver fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. The Blackbird cloud video clipping, editing and distribution platform provides rapid access to video for the creation of […]

Brainstorm To Highlight InfinitySet 3.1 At IBC

Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, will showcase InfinitySet 3.1, the latest version of its award-winning augmented reality and virtual set solution, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at booth 7-C19. Version 3.1 introduces a plethora of high-end, advanced rendering features that, in addition to its Combined Render Engine with Unreal Engine, […]

Dalet Announces Updated Product Lineup For IBC

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will demonstrate how its newly expanded media product lineup manages the content supply chain from production to distribution for a much wider range of media management needs and a significantly broader market at the 2019 IBC Show (Hall 8, Stand B77), held in […]

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New Facilities Insider | Building A News Network From The Ground Up

Black News Channel is constructing a $26 million facility in Tallahassee, Fla., anchored by technology from Bitcentral, Vizrt and Sony. Its engineering chief, Kenny Elcock, explains how interoperability is key.

Pixel Power To Demo Software Solutions

IBC2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A05 and IBCTV 13.A08:  IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) will see Pixel Power demonstrate its fully virtualized software solutions for production, playout, automation, branding and graphics at Stand 7.A05 and 13.A08. These systems create an all-encompassing approach to deliver linear, OTT, VOD and catch-up channels using a singular workflow. “The key […]

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News Graphics Sharpen As Workflow Eases

Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.

Vizrt Makes Two Sales Appointments

Vizrt, a global provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators has hired two executives. James Stellpflug becomes product director to refine focus on the company’s AMECS business and to continue collaboration with customers for new products. He reports to Daniel Nergård, president of Vizrt Americas, and will be based out of the company’s […]

Avid Graphics Engine Propels Catalonia’s TV3

Millions of citizens turned to TV3 E19: Special Elections broadcast on May 26 to learn the results from the 2019 European Parliamentary and municipal elections — and stayed tuned in because of the Spanish network’s innovative and engaging use of augmented reality and virtual sets powered by Avid. TV3, the public broadcaster in Catalonia, Spain, relied […]

Inside CBS’s New Look For The Masters

NBC Sports Updates On-Air Look For NHL Postseason

Ross Video NAB Announcements, Keynote Surprises

Ross Video has acquired Portalis, the Utah-based provider of workstation integration systems, and Piero, the U.K.-based provider of sports graphics software. Acquisition & Production Furio SkyDolly — A brand new ceiling-mounted Furio camera motion solution with unprecedented levels of safety, stability and speed. Capable of carrying a full-sized prompter, Furio SkyDolly offers smooth, dynamic camera moves […]

Ross Video Completes Pierro Graphics Purchase

Brainstorm Selected For Google Digital News Initiative

Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics, augmented reality and virtual studio solutions, was among the winning projects of Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI). DNI is an effort to help journalism thrive in the digital age, and directed to organizations and individuals that aim to produce original journalism and to enlighten citizens with trustworthy journalistic […]

Data-Driven Real-Time Motion Graphics With Ventuz Software At NAB

Ventuz Technology, developer of 3D real-time motion graphics solutions, will showcase its newest toolsets for smart and dynamic visualization workflows for live data at NAB 2019 in its whisper suite SL1523MR. “The goal of the Ventuz software suite has always been to give designers and producers as much creative freedom as possible while maintaining the […]

Gaca Now FTS Graphic Hub Creative Services VP

Kyle Gaca has been with the Fox Television Stations graphic team since its inception in 2009.

‘Today’ Gets New, Wider Graphics

Rohde & Schwarz Buys Pixel Power Ltd.

Rohde & Schwarz has acquired Pixel Power Ltd., a provider of television branding, graphics, automation, master control and playout. A price was not disclosed. With this acquisition, Rohde & Schwarz says it is “executing its plan to expand further in broadcast playout while taking ownership of a company with significant technological leadership.” The subsidiary will […]

US Open Displays Driven By Ross Video

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York underwent a renovation just in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the US Open in September. A new 14,000-seat covered Louis Armstrong Stadium, updated services across the campus and expanded food, beverage and retail options have all been part of a US$ 600 million […]

‘Around The Horn’ Readies New Studio, AR Graphics

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10| www.rossvideo.com Ross Video’s XPression Version 8.5 — the most advanced real-time motion graphics engine software Ross Video has ever released — will be shown. An evolution in XPression, Version 8.5 continues to deliver an intuitive and cost-effective product which is used in workflows from simple character generator tasks all the […]