Dielectric Names Dan Glavin Western Region Sales Manager

Dielectric has appointed Dan Glavin Western Region sales manager, succeeding Steven Moreen, who retires following a 52-year career in the broadcast industry. Glavin steps into the role immediately, with responsibility for all U.S. TV and FM sales and customer service west of the Mississippi River. He reports to Jay Martin, Dielectric’s vice president of sales. […]

NEP Releases Supershooter 5 4K-Capable Mobile Unit Servicing US Clients

NEP Group, a technical partner for content producers around the globe, says its U.S. Broadcast Services team has released a new mobile unit, NEP Supershooter 5. 1080p-ready and 4K-capable, Supershooter 5 is the first of the company’s fully IP mobile units to be powered by their new proprietary and easy-to-use broadcast control and monitoring system […]

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How To Solve IP’s Security Challenge

Media companies don’t need to compromise on security when leveraging IP technology, nor should security compromise speed, latency or efficiency.

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TVN Tech | Multiviewers Manage A Growing Juggling Act

Broadcasters are calling on multiviewers to work in traditional, hybrid and IP environments, monitoring many different formats and high numbers of input and output signals. Vendors say they’re keeping up, while advancing in virtualization, compression and resolution. Above, TAG’s probing, monitoring and multiviewing platform for real-time video.

Former Grass Valley Exec David Cohen Joins TVU Networks

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today appointed David Cohen, former vice president of marketing communications at Grass Valley, as the company’s new global vice president, strategic marketing. Cohen will report to TVU Networks CEO Paul Shen. In his new role, Cohen will develop and oversee the marketing strategy for […]

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TVN Tech | Camera Robotics Get COVID Proving Ground

Broadcasters are warming to using robotics for remote camera operations, having seen crucial improvements in camera movement, better object and face tracking, new movement patterns and stronger overall automation. Above, a camera operator stands behind Ross Video’s remote panbar system, capturing the action on the field at a college baseball game.

NewTek Debuts 3Play 3P2 Video Replay/Telestration System

NewTek, a provider of IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, has introduced the NewTek 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system that delivers instant replays for sports productions. The company says “3Play 3P2 ensures that broadcasters and venue operators never miss an angle or unforgettable sporting moment with unparalleled connectivity and efficiency across […]

Avid And LiveU Enable Secure Remote IP Contribution Through MediaCentral | Stream

Avid has set a strategic partnership with LiveU to enable the ingest of IP streams for television news and remote live TV production in Avid’s MediaCentral platform. This collaboration with LiveU, inventor and innovator of cellular bonding for transmitting high-quality live video, builds on Avid’s strategy to simplify on-premise and cloud-based production workflows and provide unparalleled openness for broadcasters […]

Evertz Integrates The Zixi SDVP For IP Video Delivery

Zixi, which enables dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and the award-winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced an integration and partnership with Evertz, a global provider of media and entertainment technology solutions. Evertz has natively integrated the SDVP, including ZEN Master, in to the XPS Series, a real–time high quality and low […]

AVIWEST, CyanView Partner On Remote Camera Control For Live Multicamera Production

AVIWEST, a provider of video contribution systems, says its bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView‘s RCP multicamera control panel. Integration between AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP offers reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. Using AVIWEST technology and CyanView RCP, […]

NEP Connect Picks Net Insight To Deliver IP Remote Production

NEP Connect, a provider of global media critical connectivity services, has selected Net Insight to deliver remote production workflows for UK Broadcaster coverage. The project will launch this month. Net Insight’s remote production workflow solution allows full production capabilities with multi-stream alignment of video and audio feeds from 30 HD cameras, alongside UHD 4K and […]

Riedel’s MicroN UHD Provides Decentralized Signal Routing, Processing For New Betamobil’s UHD5 Truck

Riedel Communications today announced that Betamobil, a Berlin-based provider of advanced OB production facilities and services, is the latest European customer to adopt Riedel’s new MediorNet MicroN UHD media distribution and processing solution. To support its ongoing migration to IP-based operations, Betamobil has deployed 14 MicroN UHD devices to handle decentralized signal routing on board […]

Red Bee Selects Net Insight To Deliver Media Trust Boundary For 100GE IP Media Services

Net Insight reports the successful implementation of “the world’s first 100GE IP Media Trust Boundary for the delivery of an uncompressed IP playout solution” to Red Bee Media, a managed services provider in the media industry. The deployment is used in Red Bee Media’s IP-based, software-only Managed Playout Service, enabling highly flexible and qualitative service distribution and […]

Free Software Developer’s Kit Available For TVU Anywhere App

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced the TVU Anywhere SDK, a free software development kit for the TVU Anywhere live IP video streaming app. With the new TVU Anywhere SDK, developers can add reliable, high-quality, low-latency live video transmission to an iOS or Android app, which makes it easy for […]

Finland’s Digita Chooses Nevion To Build Nationwide IP Media Network

Digita, a Finnish technology company specializing in communication networks, has picked Nevion, a Sony Group company and provider of virtualized media production solutions, to help create a new workflow-transforming IP media network for the FM and Internet radio services of Finland’s national broadcaster Yle. The new IP network replaces an existing network based on older […]

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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.

New TVU Rack Router Transmits Live 8K UHD Video

TVU Networks, a market and technology provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, and China Unicom, the world’s fourth largest mobile service provider, are collaborating to expand the UHD media applications possible with 5G networks. TVU Networks is advancing solutions that support China Unicom’s 5G millimeter-wave (mmWave) technology for communications services. As part of the partnership, […]

Zixi And SRT Capability Added To Mediaproxy LogServer

Mediaproxy, a developer of software-based IP broadcast solutions, has upgraded its flagship logging and monitoring system to work with both the Zixi and SRT formats. This allows LogServer to be used by OTT service operators running low latency streams, an important feature for more efficient, fully interactive viewer experiences. Zixi is a software-defined live streaming platform designed to produce a […]

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TVN Tech | TV Inches Toward Audio Over IP

Television is slowly following radio into the adoption of audio over IP technology, but the transition has been hampered by infrastructure costs, the challenge of preventing audio latency and concerns over standards and security. Above, the University of Miami adopted Dante and AOIP for its live sports production workflows before COVID introduced the need for social distancing.

TVU Networks Adds Eduardo Solana As Latin America Sales Director

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Eduardo Solana as sales director for Latin America and the Caribbean. The industry veteran will be based in Mexico. “The addition of Eduardo as the new sales director for Latin America aligns with our strategy of driving further growth in the region,” […]

NEP Picks Nevion DVB-T Adaptation Solution For Norwegian DTT Network

Nevion, a Sony Group company and provider of virtualized media production solutions, has supplied equipment and services to NEP to update the headend and regionalization for the Norwegian DTT network, which it provides as a service. After a thorough evaluation, NEP picked Nevion’s CP524 TS Adapter as main and spare equipment to provide input switching (based on […]

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TVN Tech | CBS Ready For Socially-Distanced Super Bowl

New camera angles and innovative AR graphics will mark Tampa’s Super Bowl LV with a sparser crowd allowing for novel camera positions and experimentation.

LiveX Upgrades New 4K Broadcast Streaming Studio With Panasonic Kairos

Seeking a solution that would up level the quality of its productions and provide greater flexibility, LiveX purchased Panasonic’s Kairos, a next generation IT/IP live production platform. The full-service production and broadcast company, whose previous work includes the Democratic National Convention and USGA U.S. Open Championship, will use the platform to automate its new 4K broadcast streaming studio […]

TVU Networks Names Allan Delaurier VP President Of Sales For Canada, CIS Regions

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Allan Delaurier as vice president of sales for Canada and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Based in the greater Toronto area, he is focused on helping to meet the growing demand for TVU cloud-based and remote production solutions in both regions. […]

Barix Celebrates 20 Years Of Audio Over IP Innovation

IP audio and control pioneer Barix this month celebrates its 20th anniversary. Over two decades, the Swiss company has grown from a control and automation upstart into a globally recognized Audio over IP innovator primarily serving the professional AV, broadcast and security industries, while supporting a variety of vertical markets within each. Barix has shipped nearly one million devices to serve […]

Webinar: IP and Cloud Playout in 2021

Networks and station groups are working on designing IP and cloud playout operations that include live programming. What challenges do they still face in 2021? How much of their cloud playout plans will use the public clouds and how much will take place in private data networks? What do leading technologists anticipate will be their timelines for moving playout to IP or the cloud?

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TVN Tech | Compliance Monitoring Shifts To AI, Automation And The Cloud

In its post-Volicon period, compliance monitoring companies vying to fill the void are expanding their offerings; tapping artificial intelligence for automation and cloud-based methods; and building more versatile tools. Above, TAG Video recently received certification to monitor Dolby Atmos.

Avid Introduces MediaCentral Stream To Help Broadcasters Make Way for Seamless IP Content Contribution

Avid today announced the introduction and immediate availability of MediaCentral | Stream, an agnostic and software-only solution that enables the ingest of incoming IP streams for television news and remote live TV production scenarios in both on-premises and cloud-based production workflows. Supporting IP contribution from anywhere and from any device – including cameras, encoders and […]

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TVN Tech | Devoncroft Assesses A Disrupted Tech Market

This month’s virtual Devoncroft Executive Summit took the measure of a media technology market radically altered by COVID-19, from a 10% hit to its overall market size, a reassessment of how of it does business and a big potential shift in its sales and marketing efforts. Above, Devoncroft’s Josh Stinehour emphasized that technology investment by broadcasters is an opportunity to drive increased revenues, not simply a cost center.

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TVN Tech | Tech Trends For ’21: COVID-Driven Shifts Extend

Trends driven by the pandemic are likely to persist into 2021 and beyond, while transitions to IP infrastructures will accelerate and aging on-prem infrastructure will give way to increased reliance on the cloud. NextGen TV will also likely pick up speed after COVID’s cooling effect on its rollout this year.

TVU Networks Support Accelerated Move To Cloud-Based Workflows By Broadcasters

To help its customers navigate through social distancing restrictions and assist with business continuity, TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, rolled out major initiatives in 2020 to assist with remote production and remote fan engagement. The company began the year winning a Technical and Engineering Emmy Award for its VoCIP (video over bonded […]

Liming Fu Joins TVU Networks As Asia-Pacific Sales VP

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Liming Fu as vice president of sales for the APAC region, which includes Greater China, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and other countries. He will lead sales and marketing efforts in APAC and report to TVU CEO Paul Shen. “I’m privileged […]

Advances In IP And Cloud Workflows At NewsTECHForum

Technology executives from Sinclair, ABC News and Vizrt will look at which parts of news workflow can move to the cloud in 2021 in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s virtual NewsTECHForum event on Dec. 17. Register here.

TAG Video Systems Achieves AWS Technology Partner Status

TAG Video Systems, a provider of integrated software-based IP probing, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Technology Partner status. Companies who reach AWS Select Technology Partner status have met strict technical and business criteria. The announcement was made by Kevin Joyce, TAG’s zer0 friction officer, who emphasized that the relationship will help customers cut a […]

Black News Channel Chooses Clear-Com IP-Based Communications System

Debuting in February 2020 during Black History Month, Black News Channel (BNC) operates out of its brand new headquarters facility based in Tallahassee, Fla. BNC is an independent network that is minority-owned and operated, whose mission is to provide intelligent programming dedicated to the unique perspective of African American communities. Almost immediately after bringing their new purpose-built […]

PSSI Provides Last-Minute Solution For Election Coverage

When TF1 France called PSSI Global Services in need of a last-minute replacement for a rooftop flyaway system intended to facilitate coverage of the 2020 U.S. election, PSSI came through with a fast and seamless IP solution. “Attempting to move a flyaway system into the D.C. area in the 16-hour window of time we had […]

Game Creek Video Selects Riedel’s MediorNet FusioN IP Gateways

Game Creek Video, a provider of advanced mobile television production facilities, has launched four new mobile units in the last year — with a fifth nearing completion — relying on Riedel Communications‘ ultra-dense IP gateway solutions for intertruck connectivity. Riedel’s MediorNet FusioN standalone IP converters drive full SMPTE ST 2110-based signal processing in the five […]

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 […]

Net Insight Launches Next Generation Of Nimbra Edge Video Delivery Platform

Media organizations and enterprises need to meet the increasing demand for exciting live content experiences while also driving efficiencies through remote production, distributed workflows and flexible delivery networks. Net Insight‘s Nimbra Edge platform is built on open standards. It supports all major industry re-transmission (ARQ) standards (RIST, SRT, Zixi), enabling service providers to deploy any […]

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Big TV Groups March Toward IP, Cloud Platforms

Technology executives from Fox Corp., Hearst, Sinclair and Tegna have already virtualized many of their functions, replacing some aging infrastructures with IP routing and broadening their use of the cloud, they said at a TV2025 panel last week. Read the story and/or watch the full video above.