New Mexico State Replaces Satellite With LTN Managed Network Solutions

LTN Global, a global provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, signed a three-year agreement with New Mexico State University (NMSU) to be the school’s primary IP transmission provider. NMSU has replaced its satellite transmission with multipoint distribution through LTN Managed Network Solutions. “We’ve been very pleased with our move to LTN. Our audience demands a […]

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TVN Tech | 2020 Vision: IP, Cloud, 3.0, 5G Come Into Focus

Next year should see broadcasters making advances in the continuing move to IP, greater use of cloud platforms and significant progress for two new wireless technologies: ATSC 3.0 and the various 5G services being rolled out by wireless carriers. Above, a Sony camcorder and prototype 5G transmitter were used to test camera backhauls over Verizon’s 5G network during a recent NBC NFL broadcast.

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Top Techs Eye Tomorrow’s Challenges

Technology executives from CBS Owned Stations, Disney ABC TV Group, Meredith and Masstech look at 2020’s horizon line and the looming challenges of IP, the cloud, multiplatform workflow and more at the seventh annual NewsTECHForum next month.

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TVN Tech | Routing Vendors Eye IP Growth

Larger networks and sports broadcasters are in the vanguard of IP routing, but local stations are following more slowly. Business needs are driving the pace of transition, and HD-SDI routers are far from disappearing. NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ new facility for WCAU-WWSI, its Philadelphia duopoly, uses Grass Valley control software and IPG (IP gateway) cards working with Cisco switches to bridge the HD-SDI and IP worlds.

Discovery Selects Synamedia’s Virtualized DCM

Synamedia, an independent video software provider, today announced that Discovery Inc. has chosen its virtualized Digital Content Manager (DCM) from its video network portfolio to increase operational efficiencies for its Asia Pacific distribution. A long-time Synamedia PowerVu customer, Discovery is centralizing its Asia Pacific uplink compression systems to its Sterling,Va., broadcast center. The company is […]

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Broadcasters Charting Their Paths To IP

A panel of IP-experienced tech veterans spell out the considerations and variables of moving from SDI to IP technology at both stations and networks. L-r: Joe Addalia, Hearst Television; Bob Hesskamp, WarnerMedia; Del Parks, Sinclair Broadcast Group; and Dario Scacciati. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

LTN Global Ups Rick Young To SVP, Global Products

LTN Global, a provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has promoted Rick Young to senior vice president, global products. In this new role, he will be responsible for the LTN Global product portfolio across all divisions. Working closely with divisional product management teams, he will set the company’s strategic direction and cultivate key partnerships that […]

Kevin Joyce Named Chief Commercial Officer Of TAG Video Systems

TAG Video Systems, a provider of integrated software-based IP probing, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, has named media and broadcast industry specialist Kevin Joyce as chief commercial officer for its worldwide business operations. Joyce was initially retained to define and reposition TAG’s market status as the world’s only provider of a 100% software, 100% IP probing, […]

Panasonic Showing New Broadcast Tech Solutions At NAB Show NY

Panasonic will display new broadcast products — a next-generation IP/IT platform, 12G-SDI 4K live switcher and 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder — that will be seen for the first time in the U.S. at the upcoming NAB Show New York, held at the Javits Center on Oct. 16-17. The company booth location is N537. New IT/IP-Centric Platform […]

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TV’s Top Topics On Tap At NAB New York

The annual fall gathering will examine TV, satellite, online video, live events, podcasting, advertising, film, corporate A/V, production and post. In addition, held concurrently will be TVNewsCheck’s TV2020: Monetizing the Future conference and The Streaming Summit.

Kyle Luther Joins TVU Networks As VP Of NA Sales

Kyle Luther, a veteran of the broadcast industry, has been named the new vice president of sales in North America for TVU Networks, a provider of IP-based live video solutions. Luther has filled various senior leadership positions at multiple industry-leading brands. He was most recently at Grass Valley/Belden as VP of sales, North America. Prior to […]

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TVN Tech | Big Changes Driving Multiviewer Technology

Multiviewers are in the midst of a rapid evolutionary phase spurred by the proliferation of signals that need monitoring and the IP transition. As the need for control across multiviewer screens increases, the technology is also becoming more integrated with other pieces of equipment.

Mediaproxy To Demonstrate 8K Capability, More At NAB Show New York

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, is bringing the latest version of its LogServer IP logging, monitoring and analysis system to the NAB Show New York, Oct. 16-17, at Booth N550. The company will be focusing on compliance and monitoring for both linear television and OTT streaming. Each of these areas is facing […]

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TVN Tech | What Starts In Vegas, Doesn’t Stay There

The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations group’s new facility at its KBLR features a virtualized architecture that has its news/production infrastructure hosted remotely in a data technology center the station group has built in Dallas.

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Telemundo Las Vegas Unveils New IP Plant

The 22,622 square-foot “media center” makes KBLR the first NBCUniversal-owned television station to have its news-production infrastructure hosted remotely in an off-site data technology center — in Dallas.

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TVN Tech | IP, Cloud, AI Were Everywhere At Buzz-Free IBC

Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.

MediaClass Announces DAIClass Dynamic Ad Insertion For Linear Channels At IBC

MediaClass, a global provider of OTT systems development and supply, says it is finalizing the integration of DAIClass into its end-to-end OTT multiscreen platform. DAIClass is a new capability powering dynamic ad insertion for linear channels. It is powered by Anevia’s DAI-enabled video delivery software. MediaClass presented its latest technology on stand 5.B48F at IBC 2019 in […]

Mediaproxy LogServer Selected By Baltijas Mediju Alianse

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, says Latvian broadcaster Baltijas Mediju Alianse (BMA) has selected LogServer for their next generation compliance logging and monitoring. The project was made in conjunction with local Baltic partner TILTS Integration. Baltijas Mediju Alianse is the leading Russian-language television channel in the Baltic states. Its programming is formed […]

Sony Reveals Next-Gen Products, Solutions, Services At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Sony is unveiling its latest line-up of new products, solutions and services. These include: updated IP Live solutions, two IP extension adapters HDCE-TX30/HDCE-RX30, a flagship FX9 E-mount camera with newly developed full-frame sensor for documentary shooting, an E-mount Cinema lens FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G, as well as […]

Ross Video Rolls Out New And Updated Solutions At IBC

Among the production solutions Ross Video is highlighting at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Stand 11.C10 are: Ultrix V4.0 — The latest V4.0 firmware update for the award-winning Ultrix routing/AV processing platform adds additional support for IP integration and control enhancements for the key additions to Ultrix that were announced at NAB 2019 […]

Grass Valley Debuts GV Orbit For IP Operations

Grass Valley‘s latest open IP product is GV Orbit, a new unified configuration, control and monitoring system. The new solution debuted at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at booth 9.A01 and complements Grass Valley’s IP infrastructure suite, delivering a consolidated software solution specifically structured for the dynamic orchestration of broadcast media networks, whether SDI, […]

IBC: NDI Makes IP Accessible for Live, Post-Production, Mobile Devices, Delivery

NDI, a brand of Vizrt Group, today released the fourth generation of NDI technology to both developers and end users at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Hall 7 Booth C12. Using software, computers and networks, NDI is a crucial part of the organization’s mission of making software-defined visual storytelling (#SDVS) accessible to everyone via […]

ESL Chooses Intinor For Flagship Esports Events

Intinor Technology, a Sweden-based developer of products and solutions for high quality video over IP networks, has announced that ESL, the world’s largest esports company, has deployed a combination of Intinor’s Direkt router, Direkt router lite, and Direkt receiver units to cover its linear broadcasting needs. ESL wanted to move away from a rigid managed […]

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Tech Leaders To Talk Business Of IP, Cloud

Executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Disney ABC TV and Hearst to unpack the business case for emerging broadcast technologies TVNewsCheck’s annual TV2020: Monetizing the Future conference in New York in October.

Synamedia To Show New Video Network Solutions At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Synamedia, an independent video software provider, will unveil a number of new additions to its video network (formerly video processing) portfolio designed to ratchet up the quality and cost effectiveness of live streaming. New solutions will also help customers make more intelligent use of virtualization and cloud, as well […]

Aperi Showcases True Virtualization, Container-Based Live IP Media Workflows at IBC

After recently securing more than $10 million in funding, the pioneer of virtualized media live production, Aperi will demonstrate its latest software-defined IP media workflow innovations at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 2.C30. These include the differentiating true virtualized IP media edge solutions driven by its container-based V-Stack Software Hypervisor for ultra-low latency media functions and new […]

Media Links To Showcase 100G Media Production Network At IBC

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, will address the essential requirements for Broadcasters to incorporate higher bandwidth demands and more flexible services across their IP networks at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), stand 1.C31. Media Links’ technologies provide an end-to-end IP network solution to address both studio LAN as […]

TVU Networks’ AI Tech Help Broadcasters Deliver Customized Content

TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP solutions, will showcase its advanced artificial intelligence broadcast solutions, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Hall 2, Stand B28. Already incorporated into several TVU products, AI is at the center of TVU’s story-centric workflow, which automates content distribution and allows broadcasters to customize — and […]

TVU Networks To Show Cloud-Based Multi-Camera Production Solution At IBC

At the upcoming IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam, TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP solutions, will introduce the completely cloud-based TVU Talkshow — what it calls “the first all-in-one solution for multi-camera production that enables audience participation with video.” TVU Networks will introduce the TVU Talkshow solution and its full line of products and services […]

Vizrt, NewTek And NDI Unite For IBC

Vizrt, NewTek and NDI come to IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 7.B01 under the umbrella brand of Vizrt Group — uniting three visual storytelling brands under a single purpose — to help customers deliver more stories, better told. The Vizrt group of brands say they will “enable customers to master the complexity […]

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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TVN Tech | For IBC 2019, IP Leads The Story

Experts say the broadcast industry’s transition to IP infrastructure is likely to dominate this year’s show in Amsterdam. But there’s still plenty of room for developments in the cloud, artificial intelligence, OTT, cybersecurity and more to keep technologists busy on both the show floor and in its conference rooms.

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Baltijas Mediju Alianse Selects Mediaproxy LogServer

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, announced that Latvian broadcaster Baltijas Mediju Alianse (BMA), has selected LogServer for its next-generation compliance logging and monitoring. The project is in conjunction with local partner TILTS Integration. Baltijas Mediju Alianse is a Russian-language television channel in the Baltic states. Its programming is formed predominantly of general entertainment, as well as […]

Wheatstone’s Flagship IP Audio Console Adds Remote Ui At IBC

New to IBC this year is a remote user interface for Wheatstone’s flagship IP audio console surface, the LXE. LXE, the IP audio console for Wheatstone’s popular WheatNet-IP audio network, broke new ground as the industry’s first re-programmable control surface,the company says, and now adds a multi-touch remote UI for multiple operators sharing board duties during […]

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 […]

Wheatstone To Show AoIP Appliance For Studios At IBC

New to IBC this year (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) is an AoIP appliance by Wheatstone that removes the barriers to seamlessly sharing studio operation and high-quality programming between facilities, sports venues, and other sites in separate locations. SwitchBlade is a 1RU appliance for the WheatNet-IP audio network that contains audio codecs controlled by SIP, transporting Wheatstone logic […]

Apantac Showcases KVM Over IP At IBC

Apantac, an international manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces its new KVM over IP solutions, which it will showcase at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 8.E43. KVM over IP for openGear — This first of its kind solution is one of the most modular and scalable KVM […]

Quicklink To Demo Remote IP Commentary At IBC

Quicklink, a global provider of software and hardware IP solutions, will be demonstrating its Remote IP Commentary solution at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 3.B61. The Remote Commentary solution allows the addition of audio commentary to a production in real time, incorporating ultra-low latency audio from any location with an internet connection. […]

Quincy Media Installs Mediaproxy LogServer

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, said that Quincy Media is to implement the LogServer compliance logging and off-air monitoring platform as part of a major overhaul of its monitoring and compliance operations. Quincy Media is based in Quincy, Ill., where it was established in the late 19th century as a publisher of […]

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TVN Tech | Automation Becomes Major Multiplatform Tool

Automation technology is fast evolving to keep up with demand for content on multiple platforms. Vendors say it helps eliminate redundant tasks and integrates as many platforms as possible without posing a threat to jobs or creative control.