TAG Video Systems Expands Cloud Cover With Microsoft Azure Support

TAG Video Systems, a global provider of 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS, probing, monitoring and multiviewing solutions for major broadcast applications (live production, playout, delivery and OTT),  has announced that its MCM-9000 software platform can now run on the Microsoft Azure Cloud in addition to its existing support for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Gal Waldman, TAG chief product […]

Canal+ Turns To EVS For Major Media Infrastructure Overhaul

EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today said that Canal+ has selected its recently acquired Cerebrum control and monitoring solution for a major overhaul of its in-house MCR and TX playout management workflows. The Vivendi-owned French premium television channel and Entertainment streaming services becomes one of the first customers to implement an EVS […]

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TVN Tech | After Volicon: Compliance And Monitoring Evolve

In a post-Volicon landscape, broadcasters are scrambling to replace their compliance and monitoring services. They face vastly different regulatory requirements for OTT in doing so, but also an upside of new features including AI, on-prem, cloud or hybrid options and built-in tools for analysis and sales. Above, Mediaproxy’s LogPlayer is a cross-platform HTML5 user interface that facilitates seamless access to media and metadata across a network of global deployed LogServers.

Rascular Expands Tools For NDI With RouteMaster Switching Upgrade

Rascular, designers of software-based customizable control and monitoring applications for third-party, professional video technologies, has upgraded its RouteMaster router control application, expanding its virtual routing capabilities for NewTek’s NDI streams alongside a brand new user interface. RouteMaster now benefits from NDI ultra-fast switching capabilities, providing users with an improved on-air routing solution. According to the company, […]

Actus Digital Helps TV Networks Maintain Quality As Personnel Work Remotely

Actus Digital, a provider of broadcast compliance and intelligent media monitoring solutions, said today that TV networks around the world are using its broadcast monitoring solution “to ensure superior video and audio quality while also complying with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 global health crisis.” Actus Digital’s monitoring platform can be used on-premises and […]

Digital Nirvana Releases Trance 3.0

Digital Nirvana, a provider of media-monitoring and metadata generation services, has released Version 3.0 of its Trance enterprise-grade, cloud-based application for closed captioning and transcription. Trance 3.0 boasts enhancements that bring significant efficiency gains to internal captioning processes, and the application’s cloud architecture and integrated project management tools enable users to remain productive no matter […]

Vela Announces Third Sales Hire In 90 Days

Vela, a provider of Volicon-replacement systems for broadcast, television and MVPD organizations, has named Tracy Connors to lead Southeastern United States sales activities and manage select strategic accounts. She is the third of three recent sales hires and completes the staffing of Vela’s worldwide sales team. The two other recent additions are Kevin Lichtman, taking over […]

Telestream Releases OptiQ Monitor

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, announced the availavility of its new OptiQ Monitor, a cloud-based monitoring-as-a-service. OptiQ Monitor enables real-time deployment of live ABR quality monitoring at scale in more than 70 global geographic regions and is designed to […]

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TVN Tech | COVID-19 Speeding Broadcasters’ Shift To Cloud

The coronavirus pandemic has amped up the transition to cloud-based workflows as broadcasters have employed as many remote operations as possible. The next frontier: an acceleration of live production applications in the cloud. Above, an Amazon Web Services Outpost cloud server.

TAG Video Systems Introduces Zer0 Friction To Deploy, Operate And Acquire Broadcast Technology

TAG Video Systems, a global provider of SW, IP, COTS/cloud, probing, monitoring and multiviewing solutions, is reassuring broadcasters, during this time of heightened news and media consumption, that global operations are uninterrupted, and in fact strengthened by the company’s Zer0 Friction business strategy, what it calls an industry first. Zer0 Friction takes broadcast technology to the next level; leveraging TAG’s unique […]

Sinclair Deploys Qligent Vision Monitoring, Analysis Solution

In its largest U.S. broadcast project to date, Qligent has started providing an enterprise-level vision compliance monitoring and analysis solution on behalf of Sinclair Broadcast Group. The Qligent Vision system, scheduled for roll out through the first quarter, will support QoS/QoE, compliance and transmission monitoring across 191 TV stations in 89 markets, covering more than 600 channels of programming. Sinclair’s Qligent Vision solution is a hybrid architecture that brings cloud and on-premise elements together, […]

TAG Video Systems Names Paul Briscoe Chief Architect

TAG Video Systems, a global provider of integrated software-based IP probing, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, has appointed industry veteran and technologist Paul Briscoe as chief architect for the company’s global operations. “We can’t be more pleased that Paul has joined TAG during this period of significant growth,” said Tomer Schechter, TAG CTO. “Paul’s achievements throughout media and […]

SnapStream Launches New Monitoring & Compliance Product

SnapStream, a Houston-based software company, launched SnapStream Monitoring and Compliance today at NAB Show New York, adding a new offering to its TV recording, searching and clipping products. The launch of SnapStream Monitoring and Compliance follows SnapStream’s agreement with Verizon Digital Media Services in April 2019 to be the official Volicon transition partner. Since then, more than […]

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, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vela 6.0 Version Smart-Loggers Gets Demo At IBC

Vela, a provider of compliance monitoring, logging, and multiviewer systems used primarily for QoS alerting, airchecks/ad verification, competitive news comparison, analysis of ads on competitors’ channels for sales team lead generation and clipping of original or transcoded media for repurposing back to air or digital/social media, today announced its release of Vela Encompass 6.0 to […]

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 […]

LTN Global Agrees To Acquire Crystal

It says the deal will allow it to provide end-to-end managed broadcast operations, transmission, and content monetization.

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Engineers Scramble To Replace Volicon Observer

Compliance monitoring solution providers look to take advantage of an “unprecedented” situation after Verizon announced plans to phase out its U.S. market-leading product.

8K, Social Media Drive New Mediaproxy Features

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, has expanded the capabilities of its LogServer IP-based logging, monitoring and analysis software to provide support for 8K HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) TSoIP (Transport Stream over IP) signals and video editing for material on social media platforms. LogServer has evolved since its original release, undergoing regular […]

Tektronix Video Merges Into Telestream

Telestream says the move will strengthen video testing, monitoring and file-based quality control within its solution portfolio.

Rohde & Schwarz Offers OTT MaaS Solutions

Constantly changing consumer behavior means OTT service providers have to adapt to new transmission paths. Permanent error monitoring and the resulting quality assurance, especially of audio and video data, are the key to high customer satisfaction. The Rohde & Schwarz PRISMON.cloud was designed to enable OTT providers to quickly and easily adapt their monitoring infrastructure, […]

TAG V.S. To Show Software-Only, IP-Based UHD Multiviewer, Monitoring Platform

At next week’s NAB Show, TAG V.S., an international specialist in advanced IP monitoring and high-quality UHD Multiviewers, is demonstrating its flagship MCM-9000 multiviewer and monitoring platform optimized with support for emerging standards and additional functionality ideal for new markets, including broadcast production and post-production. The company is opening a U.S.-based operation run by industry […]

Evertz Showcases RF Probe Solution At NAB

Evertz Microsystems, a provider of media and entertainment technology solutions, will launch its RF Probe platform at next week’s NAB Show. The RF Probe is an advanced high performance, real-time RF and Transport Stream (TS) monitoring solution giving RF operators new advanced capabilities for monitoring their RF facilities. Evertz’ RF Probe gives RF operators the […]

Tektronix Addresses Workflows Of The Future At NAB

Tektronix, a provider of video test, monitoring, and diagnostics solutions, is introducing a suite of products at next week’s NAB Show that address current and future broadcast workflows. The new tools and architectures target the workflow disruption created by HDR, the transition to IP infrastructures and the increasing use of cloud-native workflows in content creation, […]

Tektronix To Show Cloud-Native Video Monitoring Solutions At NAB

Tektronix will introduce what it describes as “the first truly cloud-native solutions — new Sentry CX container and Aurora solutions on AWS Marketplace — designed specifically for streaming service providers” at the NAB  Show next week. Tektronix experts will be on hand to demonstrate the new Sentry CX cloud-native container probe products and Aurora on-demand […]

Dielectric To Debut RFHawkeye RF Monitoring At NAB

Broadcast antennas and RF systems maker Dielectric will unveil its new RFHawkeye monitoring system at the 2019 NAB Show (April 8-11, Las Vegas Convention Center). Co-axial transmission line systems,  an expensive and essential component of any broadcast system, are subjected to a wide variety of environmental and operational conditions that can lead to previously undetectable, […]

Tektronix Showcasing HDR Video Workflow Solutions At NAB

Tektronix, a provider of video test, monitoring and diagnostics solutions will be showcasing new High Dynamic Range (HDR)-ready solutions live at the NAB show in Las Vegas, April 8-11, booth SU5006. Tektronix’ HDR video capabilities are available across its award-winning suite of media production, monitoring and analysis solutions, including: Prism, Aurora and Sentry. The addition […]

Digital Nirvana At The 2019 NAB Show

Digital Nirvana offers a repertoire of knowledge management technologies and solutions. It will be in Booth SU9807. MonitorIQ 6.0 — MonitorIQ is a leading broadcast-monitoring solution from Digital Nirvana that offers services such as signal and loudness monitoring, air-check logging, competitive analysis, and content repurposing. The solution is Linux-based for secure scalability. This highly efficient […]

Telestream Opens New East Coast Headquarters

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, processing and quality monitoring and management solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced the opening of its new East Coast Headquarters in Westwood, Mass. Located at 247 Station Drive, the 22,000 square foot facility features a state-of-the-art customer experience center and provides bright and modern offices […]

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Vendors Tackle Task Of Measuring UHD, OTT

Making sure that 4K signals maintain their integrity offers big, new challenges. “It’s a change in physics, in the way you make the cameras and capture the images,” says Phabrix’s Phillip Adams. “We need new instruments to understand what is happing with the high-dynamic range.” And then there are issues when the signals are also being distributed over broadband and mobile networks.

Qligent Adds Sales Engineer Todd Hinton

Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, has hired Todd Hinton as sales engineer, effective immediately. Based in Georgia, he will assist the Qligent sales team and their customers on all technical matters, from initial system designs and field applications to post-deployment problem-solving. He will report to John Shoemaker, Qligent’s director of sales. A 30-year broadcast industry veteran, Hinton has held key […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Hall 5 A73 | TEK.COM/VIDEO Tektronix, a provider of video test, monitoring and diagnostics solutions, today announced the addition of multiple enhancements to its live and VOD cloud video monitoring solutions, which will be demonstrated live at IBC 2018. Catalyzed by new innovation and an influx of new streaming services, the advancement and […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Qligent

Qligent | Stand 8.E47| https://www.qligent.com/ Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, will introduce Vision-VOD, a new automated, file-based solution for front-end QC and back-end quality of experience (QoE) verification ofvideo-on-demand (VOD) content. The fully virtualized application stands apart from competitive systems by taking the responsibility for last-mile content verification out of the broadcaster’s hands, and without limitation as to where and how widely it can be deployed. The […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Artel Video Systems

Artel Video Systems | Stand 5.A65| www.artel.com Artel Video Systems, a provider of real-time multimedia delivery solutions, is unveiling its xView Management Platform. xView is a browser-based, network-level monitoring platform that aids operators in managing Artel’s DigiLink, InfinityLink, and SMART Media Delivery Platform solutions. The platform is designed to support various network monitoring architectures: national, […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Qligent

Qligent | Stand 8.E47 | https://www.qligent.com/ Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, has developed a new As-Run feature exclusive to its Qligent Vision platform. As integrated within Vision, the new As-Run feature uses an imported as-run log to analyze whether vital secondary program events, like SCTE-35 ad insertion triggers and ratings watermarks, […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: TAG V.S.

TAG V.S. | Stand 1-F94 | http://www.tagvs.com/ TAG V.S., an international specialist in advanced IP monitoring and high-quality UHD Multiviewers, will showcase its software-only MCM-9000U IP-Multiviewer and monitoring system at IBC 2018. The first of its kind in the industry, the MCM-9000U supports SMPTE’s recently published ST 2110 suite of standards for managed IP networks […]