Dejero and Dazzl are facilitating uninterrupted coverage for French production company, Sea Events, as it live streams the dramatic departures and arrivals of each stage of the Solitaire du Figaro sailing race, currently taking place over 1,830 miles across some of Europe’s roughest waters. The combination of Dejero’s mobile transmitter and Dazzl’s cloud video platform […]
Haivision, a global provider of real-time video streaming and networking solutions, and Grass Valley introduced a solution that enables high-quality, low latency, multi-camera live contribution into Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) cloud production workflows. The collaboration sees Haivision’s award-winning video encoder — the Makito X4 — become a qualified solution with the GV Media […]
Multimedia systems integrator, equipment specialist and service provider CJP Broadcast has added Rees Williams as broadcast engineer. He joins the company after four years with event presentation company Universal Live where he was a technical project manager specializing in audiovisual operations. “Rees is a very welcome addition to our team,” says Chris Phillips, CJP Broadcast […]
The MLB at Field of Dreams Game broadcast on Aug. 12, produced by Fox Sports, in collaboration with MLB, paid homage to the renowned classic movie from Universal Pictures while relaying the excitement of live sports to nearly 6 million viewers. LiveU and T-Mobile played an integral role in the live production, enabling the two aerial production […]
The recent FCC spectrum repack moved nearly 1,200 U.S. TV stations to new UHF and VHF frequencies, freeing spectrum for wireless broadband while leaving less for broadcasters to share. Despite limited transmission resources — and new challenges that come with these changes — CP Communications continues to deliver RF coordination for major sporting events and other live programming. It was business as usual this summer for ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals in Milwaukee and Phoenix, but the […]
The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, provided a full slate of services for Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C), supporting the broadcast of its seventh biennial roadblock telecast. The show, which aired simultaneously on more than 60 participating media platforms across the United States and Canada on Aug. 21 at […]
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, played a pivotal role in this year’s Summer Games. The Tokyo Games saw a 400% increase in LiveU deployment compared to Rio 2016, “reflecting the growing trust and reliance on LiveU’s solutions for high-quality, reliable and cost-effective live broadcasts, replacing traditional satellite and fiber […]
Gravity Media, A global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has named Terry Brady an adviser in the U.S., which the company has targeted as a key growth market. Brady will be responsible for reviewing Gravity Media’s standards and processes, ensuring that it’s operating in a […]
Blackmagic Design has introduced a new family of Blackmagic Studio Cameras for live production. The compact all-in-one design will help a wider range of live production customers who need cameras with professional features that are also fast to setup on location. The new Blackmagic Studio Cameras include design features such as carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate and large integrated 7″ […]
CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, provided RF coordination and an extensive complement of equipment for ESPN, Fox and MLB Network during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and related events earlier this month at Coors Field in Denver. The RF coordination strategy for the All-Star Game included pre-planning and acquisition of 1108 frequencies, covering RF video systems, […]
The vendor’s shift to SaaS products is a reflection of broadcasters’ changing business models, as they invest in new over-the-top services to meet consumer demand for nonlinear programming while traditional broadcast revenues decline.
NewBlue Inc. is using Blackmagic Design’s line of ATEM production switchers and DeckLink capture and playback devices as part of its live production and post-production line of products. Through the combination, customers are able to create broadcast quality real time graphics, titling and animations for any type of live event quickly and affordably. NewBlue broadcast […]
TVU Networks, a provider of cloud- and IP-based live video solutions, is now offering rights-cleared access to live external video feeds of locations across Tokyo until the conclusion of the Summer Games. The 24/7 beauty shots are part of TVU’s extensive on-site support effort during the event. There are professional camera feeds available from Tokyo […]
Utah Scientific, a global provider of equipment to content creators, distributors and broadcasters, today announced a new reseller partnership with EVS, which offers live video technology for broadcast and new media productions. EVS will package Utah Scientific video routers together with its all-new MediaInfra Strada routing solution to empower live broadcast productions operating in a […]
Broadcast specialist Nxtedition has formed a partnership with Singular.live, a cloud-native graphics platform. Together, users will be able to add dynamic, responsive graphics and overlays into playout timelines in an HD-SDI/IP environment, “greatly adding to the operational convenience as well as connecting information and engagement into the live output,” according to Nxtedition. Singular lets users create and control […]
Medialogy Broadcast has completed a live delay system for the London studios of one of the world’s largest evangelical television networks, with more than 14 million viewers around the globe. The system is based on Crystal Vision’s M-CLEANIT app running on the company’s MARBLE-V1 media processing platform within a Vision 3 frame. “All channels televising […]
With virtual and hybrid events becoming the standard, the demand for the return of live events is growing. For broadcasters and production crews, this brings an array of delivery challenges as audiences expect the same engaging experience, whether attending in-person or remotely. As a result, production teams need improved workflows and innovative production technology to […]
CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, continues to expand its Red House Streaming (RHS) CamSTREAM product family to meet changing REMI production requirements. The company today introduces CamSTREAM SRT, an all-in-one remote production and streaming solution built specifically for modern live sports and news production challenges. CamSTREAM SRT continues […]
Grabyo, a cloud video platform provider, has released a cloud-based audio mixer into its live production platform, Grabyo Producer. Following the release of Grabyo’s browser-based multiviewer late last year, it has taken another step forward in delivering broadcast-quality live production tools in the cloud as the technology company adds a new audio service to its […]
Ross today introduced Living Live, an online community platform for the live production industry. Living Live can be found at https://livinglive.community/ and the platform offers a place for live production professionals to come together to share their experiences, solve problems, find answers to questions and discuss best practices. “Our industry is incredibly diverse and includes professionals working in […]
Networks, mobile truck companies and tech vendors agree the pandemic will impact HDR and UHD production through this year through a combination of equipment availability, complex new remote workflows and financial constraints.
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 […]
Technology executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Amagi and Grass Valley said at a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that while broadcasters are drawn to the cloud’s flexibility and scalability, moving away from on-prem hardware means workflow changes often better suited to a hybrid model.
TV broadcasters are aiming to move live production workflows to the cloud, but executives from Sinclair, ABC News and Vizrt said at last week’s NewsTECHForum it will take faster tech development from vendors and possibly new financial thinking from customers.
The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, today announced a network expansion strategy to support more live content services and drive the industry’s transition to remote production. In Phase One of a broader network expansion project, The Switch is deploying 100Gbit connectivity to serve its customers in the northeast […]
Sinclair-owned Fox affiliate KABB San Antonio Chief Meteorologist Alex Garcia is using a number of Blackmagic Design products, including an ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher, to remotely broadcast and live stream weather segments for the nightly Fox News at Nine newscast. Pivoting to meet the demands of social distancing and the […]
Vizrt, a provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators (#SDVS), has debuted Viz Vectar Plus, a software-only, IP-based live production solution for major broadcasters and other visual storytellers. Delivering a choice of configurations for on-premises or virtualized cloud environments, Viz Vectar Plus will operate on any infrastructure that meets performance requirements. Viz Vectar Plus […]
LiveU and Grabyo have teamed up for broadcasting and sports partners, and anyone sharing content online, to provide a simplified end-to-end solution for live video productions, based on their integrated cloud-based technologies. The companies said that “enabling remote production and cloud editing from anywhere in the world, the solution is particularly relevant in today’s COVID-19 […]
As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross announced today the launch of AirCleaner-2, a new and “substantially upgraded version” of its live event protection delay solution. Live events can often be highly unpredictable, and broadcasters and webcasters want to mitigate the risk of transmitting any offensive, inappropriate language or visuals that could upset their […]
As broadcasters take stock of a changed world, their transition from hardware to software and ultimately the cloud has grown more urgent. For TAG Video Systems, the road to partnership boils down to a Zero Friction approach to technology, software licensing and even doing business. “For our content partners,” said TAG CEO Abe Zerbib, “it’s a big game changer.”
Ross Video will be exhibiting at NAB Show New York this week (Oct. 16-17, The Jacob K. Javits Center of New York) and will be demonstrating a range of high impact, high efficiency solutions for the live production industry. In addition, Ross will launch two new solutions at the event — MC1 UHD and NWE-IP. MC1 UHD is a new high-quality 4K […]
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 […]