Nexstar Rolls Up Its 3 CMS Units Into Lakana

The station group has consolidated its three providers of online technology — Inergize, Internet Broadcasting and The Enterprise Technology Group (EndPlay) — into one newly branded business under Phillip Hyun (pictured), the former CEO of Enterprise.”We are looking to leverage the assets and the people … to create a bigger and better company,” Hyun says.

SPECIAL REPORT: MOBILE, PART 1

Responsive Design: App Killer?

Responsive design, which ensures a consistent user experience across various devices, may be a hot topic at media companies these days, but the strategy does not necessarily mean the end of the road for apps. While some executives think that responsive design is a must, others warn that it’s not a catchall solution and apps still have a place in the media quiver. Part one of a two-part special report on local media’s mobile strategies.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Solving The Challenge Of Online Captioning

By next March 30, stations must provide captioning for the hearing impaired of any full-length newscasts that they simulcast online live or stream within 24 hours of their original broadcast. A number of vendors are working on solutions to this difficult task and say they’ll be ready by the spring deadline.

The Big Five: Inside TV’s Platform Vendors

Five companies — Broadcast Interactive Media, EndPlay, Inergize Digital, Internet Broadcasting and WorldNow — dominate the business of providing digitial platforms and related services to broadcasters. Here’s a quick rundown of the five and what they are thinking. Broadcast Interactive Media Services: On the technology side, BIM works with Limelight, formerly Clickability, on CMS services […]

TVNEWSCHECK FOCUS ON NEW MEDIA

Vendors See More Digital Complexity For TV

The companies that provide Web and mobile platforms say their TV station clients should prepare for the opportunities — and challenges — of connected TVs, enhanced social media and mobile devices that allow for content tailored to users’ profiles and physical locations. The key to success may be managing the content workflow in the newsroom.

The Big Five: Inside TV’s Digital Vendors

Many TV station groups rely on a small group of outside vendors for Web and mobile platforms and related services, which compete with one another for business from broadcasters and, increasingly, newspaper publishers. Here’s the quick rundown of these companies and what they are thinking.