TVN TECH: NAB HOT TOPICS

A New Season For Master Control Automation

Changes in technology, changes in broadcast business models and changes in TV viewing habits have worked together to usher in a change of season from “big iron” master control switchers, which — with the assistance of automation technology — control everything needed to put a channel on air, to a season when less expensive, fully capable channel-in-a-box solutions have proliferated. Now another change appears at hand as cloud computing technology makes its presence felt. Read the earlier Hot Topics installments here.

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Vector 3 Tackles U.S. Master Control Automation

Startup Offers TV Station Remote Master Control

Young Broadcasting Selects Crispin Automation

Young Broadcasting has selected Crispin as its master control automation and asset management solutions partner for nine of its stations’ master control facilities. The upgraded master control facilities will include Crispin’s newest products for managing file-based workflows such as Digital Transfer Agent and DigiPrep, along with Omneon video servers, Miranda graphics and routing, and Elemental […]

Crispin Unveils SaaS Automation, MAM Solutions

Crispin Corp., a supplier of master control automation and media asset management solutions, has announced the availability of Cameo and Veranda, two new software-as-a-service (SaaS) products for broadcast and cable television stations. Cameo and Veranda automates and optimizes master control operations and includes all hardware, software, training and ongoing support and warranty as a fixed […]