Visionary Named Empower Sponsor Of WAVIT

Dalet And IMT Extend Strategic Partnership To Reinvent MAM In The Cloud

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, announced a strategic partnership with Integrated Media Technologies, a U.S.-based, professional systems integrator focused on industry-leading media, IT and cloud technologies. Known […]

PMVG To Present Public Media Technology Summit In April 2023

The Public Media Venture Group (PMVG) will present a technology-focused Summit on April 13-14, 2023, immediately preceding the 2023 NAB Show Centennial in Las Vegas. Following the success of the […]

Black Box Quality Division Unifies Global Operations, Expands T&D Programs

Black Box, an IT solutions provider that delivers technology solutions and consulting services to businesses worldwide, announced two key appointments through which the company will unify, standardize, and enhance its […]


Boosted By COVID, NDI Gains Traction With Broadcasters And Vendors

NDI may have been built as a means of bringing video workflow to the masses, but broadcasters have embraced it to be a viable alternative to the ST 2110 uncompressed IP standard and as a more cost-effective way to add routing capacity to SDI plants.


The Transition To IP Blurs The Lines Between Engineering And IT

Executives from Fox Corp., CBS Television Stations, Hearst and Vizrt told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week the ongoing transition to IP networking and public cloud technology is driving staffers in both engineering and IT to learn new skills.

David Perkins Joins Riedel Americas As Service & Support Manager

Riedel Communications has named David Perkins manager of service and support for Riedel Americas. He joins Riedel with decades of coaching and leadership experience within technical environments. In this new […]


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an assistant chief engineer, an IT engineer, an IT administrator, an MMJ and an anchor/reporter for stations owned by Gray, Nexstar and Hearst.

Rohde & Schwarz University Engineering Competition Enters 17th Round

Since 2004, Rohde & Schwarz has been organizing the international Engineering Competition. This year, the entire competition was held online. The international Engineering Competition is aimed at students of electrical […]

SMPTE, MESA Collaborate On Metadata Standard

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, […]


NTF 2020 | Broadcasters Hold Firm On Remote Workflows

Tech leaders at E.W. Scripps, Meredith and Hubbard Broadcasting as well as at tech vendor Avid say that remote production workflows are getting more refined, while vaccine promises also have them hopeful of a return to newsrooms. “The adrenaline that goes through a newsroom is hard to duplicate at home,” said Scripps CTO Ray Thurber at last week’s NewsTECHForum.


TVN Tech | Broadcasters Play To Cloud’s Strengths For Playout

Broadcasters such as Sinclair and Vice are increasingly shifting playout functions to cloud platforms, seeking more flexibility and agility there and testing the waters with disaster recovery strategies, OTT channels and diginets. “In the cloud, you can build up a whole separate system in parallel, test it, then cut over to it,” says one consultant.


TVN Tech | Engineering + IT + Security = Collaboration Roadmap

A decade-long migration from hardware to software, underway in the media and entertainment industry, has been slowed by companies’ inability to coax engineering teams to collaborate with the growing ranks of IT managers being recruited into the industry. A roadmap, drawn up at a February Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat in Orlando, offers a way forward.

Is SaaS Catching Up To Broadcaster Demands?

Arvato Names Grute Sales Manager for UK, Ireland, Nordics

Global IT specialist Arvato Systems today appointed Russell Grute manager for sales and business development for the U.K., Ireland and the Nordics. His focus will be on IT product solutions […]


Graphics To Emphasize New Tech, Efficiency

With broadcasters around the world moving to IT-based operations, graphics vendors are offering products that manage efficiencies across a broad set of workflows so buyers can use graphics and branding more efficiently and quickly. (ChyronHego photoClick here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Booth SU5006 | TEK.COM Tektronix will showcase innovative solutions that ensure content quality, signal integrity, and regulatory compliance as the transition to next generation networks, workflows, and delivery mechanisms […]

Vidispine Joins Arvato Systems

Software platform Vidispine, used to build data-driven, cloud-based video content management solutions, is merging with global IT specialist Arvato Systems, part of Bertelsmann. The companies say the solutions that Vidispine […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ChyronHego

ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website:  ChyronHego will preview its all-new VPX Virtual Production Server at the 2017 NAB Show. VPX is a virtual server platform for hosting end-to-end […]


Avoid Gotchas Of Best-Of-Breed IT Solutions

Cobbling together an IT system with software from a variety of vendors can work, if you understand the pitfall and take steps to avoid them. Good communications between you and your vendors and among the vendors is key. Also, stay away from “one-off” systems that only a few people understand.