IBC: Grass Valley Rolls Out New Products

Grass Valley, a provider of solutions for live productions, is displaying new product introductions across all areas of the company’s portfolio at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 9). “The one constant in our industry is change, and the rate of change continues to accelerate. It’s clear that our customers need to innovate in […]

IBC: Matrox Blueprints Next-Generation On-Premises And Cloud-Based Live Production Workflows

At IBC 2022 (stand 7.B15), Matrox Video is outlining how broadcasters can leverage best-practice tools and methodologies to deploy efficient and cost-effective on-premises and cloud-based live production workflows. Making its ISE debut is ConvertIP. A standalone ST 2110 converter that integrates and converts ST 2110 IP signals, ConvertIP lets broadcasters monitor ST 2110-20 and ST 2110-22 […]

Gravity Media Makes Executive Changes

Gravity Media, a global provider of complex live media facilities and production services, has made key appointment of Steve Kruger as executive director – technology, while Pete Newton was promoted to the new role as executive director – media services & facilities. Kruger joins Gravity Media from ITV Studios Entertainment where he was head of technology. In his new role, he […]

IBC: TVU Networks Launching Innovative Approach To Cloud-Based Playout, Ad Sales Support

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video production technology, will showcase its 24/7 linear channel scheduling and playout approaches at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 5, stand C73). TVU Channel Plus, a cloud-based playout service with integrated ad sales support, will make its IBC debut. It follows being named “Best in Show” at […]

IBC: Mjoll To Demonstrate Mimir’s New Collaboration And Live Cloud Production Features

Fonn Group company Mjoll will exhibit at this year’s IBC show (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) in hall 7, stand 7.A45. The company will demonstrate the latest features of its video collaboration tool, Mimir. Mimir is a cloud-native video collaboration tool where users can access and find content independently of its location. Artificial intelligence (AI) -assisted automatic […]

CP Communications Open For Business In Los Angeles

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, has opened a new office in Los Angeles, bringing the company back to L.A. after a 10-year hiatus. The new office is located at 15907 Blythe Street, Van Nuys, Calif. 91406. “The business models have changed, and we have changed with them,” said Kurt […]

IBC: Polar Graphics To Showcase Various Brands’ Latest Innovations

Polar Graphics, a U.K.-based distributor for the broadcast, post and pro-AV industries, will be showcasing the latest developments from brands including StorageDNA on its stand (6.C28b) at IBC 2022, which takes place at the Amsterdam RAI Sept. 9-12. Among the solutions to be presented on its stand is DNAfabric 2.0, which is the latest release […]

IBC: Harmonic Expands Cloud Video Streaming, Simplifies Broadcast Workflows

Harmonic Inc. will bring the company’s latest cloud-native and on-prem innovations for video streaming and broadcast delivery to IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12). At the show, Harmonic will highlight how its solutions are addressing the critical needs of the media and entertainment industry by “enabling flawless live sports streaming, targeted advertising at scale, best-in-class […]

IBC: TVU Networks To Showcase Its First Cloud-Native Ecosystem For 4K And 5G Live Video Production

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video production technology, will showcase its popular TVU Cloud ecosystem at IBC 2022. Using fifth generation networks, TVU’s end-to-end solution provides greater bandwidth and resiliency, ultra-low latency, and connectivity with speeds up to 100 times as fast as 4G. Developed with deep insight from news and sports media companies, the […]

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Fox Pulls Back Curtain On Its Major Tech Transformation

Fox Corp. CTO and President of Digital Paul Cheesbrough and Jeff Dow, its EVP, media & broadcast operations, offered a rare glimpse into how the company built a new cloud-centric architecture that feeds all of its broadcast and digital streams in a TVNewsCheck webinar last week.

Pixellot Partners To Help Stream Maccabiah World Games

Pixellot, the provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and Maccabi World Union, the largest and longest running Jewish sports organization, signed an agreement to stream hundreds of games and matches at the upcoming Maccabiah games. The tournament will run July 12-26. Israel will host the 21st Maccabiah Games with an opening ceremony on July […]

Chyron Launches Paint 9.3, AI-Enhanced Release of Its Replay And Telestration Tool For Live Sports

Chyron has introduced Paint 9.3, the first AI-enhanced release of the company’s renowned illustrated analysis and replay tool for live sports. New automatic pitch calibration (soccer) and automatic player tracking tools (soccer and American football) represent the first AI-driven tools within Paint. Reducing two essential but complex tasks to quick button pushes, these AI algorithms […]

Live Media Group Holdings Appoints Nic Dugger Chief Marketing Officer

Live Media Group Holdings (LMGH) has named media and entertainment industry veteran Nic Dugger its chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Reporting to LMGH President Brad Sexton, Dugger will oversee marketing and communications for the company’s five divisions, including Live Mobile Group, Lyon Video and TNDV. Dugger founded TNDV in October 2004, and over 15 years […]

Dejero Connectivity To Facilitate Live Stream Of 9,000 km Spinning Wheels Cycling Tour Across Canada

Dejero is supporting the Spinning Wheels Tour, “a cross-Canada Parkinson’s journey,” by providing connectivity and live video solutions that will enable three cyclists to live stream their adventures from any location and in any type of terrain. Dejero’s GateWay network aggregation device will provide internet connectivity for live streaming along the route. The Dejero LivePlus […]

TVU Remote Commentator Platform Enables Live, Remote Sports Commentary Over IP At 31st Southeast Asian Games

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announced the first high-profile deployment of its TVU Remote Commentator cloud-based remote commentary platform in the Asia Pacific region. As the official sponsor of the 31st Southeast Asian Games and the technical partner of Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest national media group, TVU provided the solution, TVU Remote […]

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Multiviewers Take On Bigger Workloads

Whether offered as a standalone unit or combined with other components of the broadcast workflow, multiviewers are tackling a mix of formats and a higher volume of content to monitor. Above, Studio Berlin uses the Apantac KVM over IP solution for its multiviewers.

NAB Show: EVS New Cerebrum Release Offers Advanced IP Network Control Capabilities

EVS, a provider of live video technology, has released the latest version of its broadcast control and monitoring system, Cerebrum v2.3. The system is being showcased at the NAB Show (through April 27 in Las Vegas) in Booth N2625, as a core pillar of EVS’ comprehensive Media Infrastructure offering. Cerebrum v 2.3 introduces a new SDN […]

NAB Show: Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation HD Switchers

Blackmagic Design unveiled a new family of live production switchers that, it says, “include powerful broadcast features, while including the latest electronics technology so they are extremely affordable.” The new models are a 1 M/E model with 10 x 3G‑SDI inputs, 2 M/E model with 20 x 3G‑SDI inputs and a 4 M/E model with 40 x 3G‑SDI inputs. All models include full standards conversion […]

Gravity Media Names Sean Seamer President Of US Operations

Gravity Media, a global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, has hired Sean Seamer as president for its U.S. business. He will be supported by the current Managing Director Ted Griggs, who will still work closely across the U.S. offices in his new role as executive vice president. Seamer brings a wealth […]

NAB Show: Evertz Launches Live Media Production Solution to Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Evertz, a global provider of media and entertainment technology solutions, has debuted its DreamCatcher BRAVO Studio on Microsoft Azure Marketplace, giving media companies and enterprises “a flexible and cost-effective all-in-one production studio for multi-camera live events.” DreamCatcher BRAVO Studio is a virtual live production studio that includes “all the tools needed to create broadcast-quality productions,” the company says. BRAVO Studio captures multiple […]

Chyron Unveils Cloud-Native Live Video Production Platform

Chyron today launched Chyron Live, an end-to-end, cloud-native live video production platform with high-end switching, graphics, clips player, replay, telestration and asset management capabilities. Bringing in live camera feeds through a variety of transport protocols, Chyron Live makes it easy for a team or a single operator to deliver a stunning live production on the […]

The Switch Rolls Out Second Phase Of 100Gbit Network Expansion

The Switch, a global provider of production services and transmission of live video, announces a major network expansion across the United States to meet customer demand for bandwidth, driving the industry’s transition to remote production and opening the way for delivery of high-resolution video formats such as JPEG XS. In the second phase of an […]

Premium Vizrt Graphics Available Through Grass Valley AMPP System

Vizrt and Grass Valley, two leading broadcast technology providers, today announce that Viz Trio, powered by Viz Engine, can now be added as a module in the Grass Valley AMPP system for cloud-based live production and playout. Using the integration customers will be able to easily and smoothly access, connect and deploy the Vizrt graphics playout tool via […]

NAB Show: Gravity Media To Showcase Full-Service Offering

Gravity Media, a global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, will be once again heading to Las Vegas for the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27). The team will join the Gerling & Associates exhibition space as it exhibits its Polaris truck at Booth OE111. Polaris is Gravity Media’s US-based multi-functional broadcast vehicle, which […]

Globo Selects Grass Valley Cloud-Based Production Platform

Brazilian mediatech company Globo has chosen Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to produce and stream over 50 live sports and entertainment events. In 2022, Globo expects to produce more than 200 live sports, entertainment and news events using GV AMPP. GV says AMPP “is the first cloud-based SaaS platform for producing live sports, entertainment and […]

EVS Names Key North American Organization Appointments

EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announced the appointments of James Stellpflug as SVP customer success North America and Latin America (NALA), and David Pinkel to the role of SVP sales North America. As SVP customer success NALA, Stellpflug will be responsible for leading the customer success […]

NAB Show: Evertz Showcases Gamification Of The Fan Experience With Ease Live

For the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas), Evertz will be highlighting new interactive graphic solutions to help live sports, live events, and broadcast customers deliver unique experiences and personalized features to millions of users across multiple platforms. Evertz will showcase Ease Live, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based interactive graphics platform as part of […]

NAB Show: VSG Enhances Fan Engagement Products With Envivo Ribbon

Variant Systems Group is releasing Envivo Ribbon, a powerful and intuitive fan engagement solution that enables live event venues to drive any resolution LED display with real-time and pre-rendered content at near infinite pixel resolutions.  Envivo Ribbon is a true fan engagement live production solution that enables users to drive over 16 million broadcast quality […]

NAB Show: The Switch To Debut Expanded Cloud Video Services Capabilities For Live Events

The Switch, a global provider of production services and transmission of live video, will debut its expanded Cloud Video Services platform, MIMiC, and showcase its work powering coverage of some of the world’s most talked about live events at NAB Show 2022 in Las Vegas, April 23-27. At its booth (W4600), The Switch will highlight how, through a full range of live production […]

NAB Show: Zixi To Highlight High-Performance Live Video Delivery Enhancements

Zixi, whose tech enables dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP network, is returning to the NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) after a two-year COVID interruption. Zixi will be showcasing a broad range of product updates and new service launches. Beginning on Sunday, April 24, and running through Wednesday, April 27, Zixi will be hosting private […]

Vizrt Hires Jon Raidel As Global Live Production In The Cloud Lead

Vizrt, a provider of software-defined visual storytelling, has named Jon Raidel the company’s new global lead for its Live Production in the Cloud offering. With a background spanning nearly two decades as a technical director in sports broadcasting, Raidel is “uniquely positioned to further innovate Vizrt’s solutions in cloud-first live production with his deep, intimate […]

NAB Show: TV Pro Gear To Present Latest Flypaks

TV Pro Gear (TVPG) will spotlight its latest Flypaks at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth C4714, including the new Genesis II, Tiger and Panther solutions. Designed for filming, broadcasting and streaming events such as concerts, sports, esports and corporate events, these new TVPG Flypak designs are optimized for different […]

NAB Show: AVIWEST Streamlines Live Video Contribution

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, recently acquired by Haivision, will showcase several new solutions and enhancements at the 2022 NAB Show in Las Vegas (April 23-27) in Booth W5205. Using AVIWEST’s advanced video contribution platform, broadcasters can capture and deliver live 4K, multi-HD, HD, and SD video over multiple unmanaged IP networks, […]

NAB Show: Evertz Highlights Latest Innovations For Remote And Live Productions

At NAB 2022 in Las Vegas, Evertz will show a suite of innovative tools that are designed to simplify remote and live productions, leaving broadcasters free to focus on telling greater stories that connect audiences with content in more meaningful ways. Among the products Evertz will highlight at NAB (April 23-27) in Booth N5907 is […]

NAB Show: FOR-A To Show Live Production Tech With 12G/4K, IP And Cloud-Based Solutions

Perceptions of FOR-A Corp. as an established broadcast hardware vendor are set to transform at this year’s NAB convention (April 23-27 in Las Vegas at Booth C5408), the company says. “From SDI to all flavors of IP, FOR-A will unveil several, unique technology breakthroughs this year. FOR-A’s innovative, software-defined design architecture enables the most precise conversion […]

NAB Show: LiveU

LiveU will be on-site at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) with a large presence in the North Hall (Booth N1019) featuring a live stage for fireside chats, panels and workflow demonstrations. Attendees can visit the booth to get a first-hand look at the company’s next-gen live video platform and latest solutions suite enabling […]

Vizrt Group Appoints Klaus Holse As Chairperson

Vizrt Group, a global provider of software for live video production, has appointed Klaus Holse as new chairperson. With a background as CEO of SimCorp, corporate VP at Microsoft, and SVP at Oracle, Holse will support Vizrt Group’s further growth and expansion. He said: “I am delighted to be appointed chairperson of Vizrt Group and […]

AVIWEST Leads DEEPTEC Project To Demo Green Live-Event Coverage & Delivery Using 5G & Cloud

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, has joined the DEEPTEC project consortium with TDF and IETR (Institut d’Electronique et des Technologies du numéRique) to develop a sustainable and fully virtualized live streaming workflow over 5G networks. DEEPTEC (Delivery over Energy-Efficient Processing and Transcoding in Edge Computing) is a two-year collaborative project supported by […]

CP Communications Releases Web-Based Virtual Media Center And FastReturn Remote Production Platform

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, today announced the launch of two new products for live production, the Virtual Media Center and FastReturn secure video management platform. Both solutions are built around WebRTC — the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular videoconferencing platforms — and have been proven […]

CP Communications Provided IP-Based Transmission Tech For TCS New York City Marathon

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, says it successfully provided live coverage — featuring direct feeds of the professional athlete races — at the 50th running of the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 7 using IP encoding and bonded cellular solutions. It also managed the event’s Virtual Media […]