Dejero Expands Away Game Coverage For American Hockey League’s San Diego Gulls

The San Diego Gulls, American Hockey League affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Anaheim Ducks, have expanded away game coverage across San Diego’s KSWB (Fox) and KFMB (CW) and streaming platforms by using a Dejero EnGo mobile transmitter for live broadcasts made possible with resilient, high-bandwidth wireless internet connectivity. The EnGo was initially implemented by […]

TNDV Helps ‘Bluegrass Underground’ Return To PBS

TNDV, a division of Live Media Group Holdings, has just wrapped TV production services for new episodes of Bluegrass Underground: The Caverns Sessions, which will return to PBS this year for its 11th season. TNDV has now provided all equipment and technical crew for 10 seasons of the venerable, nationally syndicated series. The live concerts were […]

LiveU Buys Cloud-Based Video Production Provider easylive.io

LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of easylive.io as part of its strategy “to expand its cloud video platform, enabling customers to grow their audiences with original, interactive and quality live content.” The company said the move “will provide remote and collaborative tools for cloud-based and hybrid productions, […]

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A Smaller NAB Show, But More Energized

Attendance may have been almost halved by the pandemic, but tech vendors felt the more intimate environment allowed them to conduct business on a more productive level. On the show floor, the continued shift of broadcast workflows to the public cloud dominated many discussions, while others focused on NextGen TV’s pressing need to monetize.

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Cloud And IP Tech Dominate NAB Show Floor

With less hardware to demonstrate and a much-reduced exhibition floor footprint, the first post-pandemic NAB Show pointed the way to a future where software demos of cloud, IP and hybrid environments have become the new norm.

NAB Show: Avid Promotes Future Of Remote Collaboration In Video Production

At the NAB Show in Las Vegas (through April 27), Avid, in collaboration with Microsoft and Haivision, is unveiling technology previews of “solutions that create more powerful remote collaboration.” Jointly demonstrated at Microsoft booth W3017, these previews include an “over-the-shoulder” experience with Media Composer streaming direct to Microsoft Teams; and MediaCentral Stream ingest and playout on the Avid | Edit On […]

Mo-Sys Joins AOTO At NAB Show To Showcase Broadcast LED VP Innovation

Mo-Sys Engineering, a provider of image robotics virtual production and remote production, will join forces with AOTO Electronics, a specialist in LED application products, to showcase LED virtual production solutions aimed at broadcast news and factual programming at the NAB Show 2022 (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth C3331. In a live LED virtual […]

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 […]

Moving LiveU To The Cloud At NAB Show

LiveU is returning to the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) with an extensive booth (N1019) featuring live workflow demonstrations, stage presentations, and fireside chats. The buzz around the booth will focus on “Moving LiveU to the Cloud” – the company’s approach to going beyond its game-changing backpack technology and showcasing its cloud-based […]

NAB Show: CGI To Debut Innovations For Remote And Field Newsroom

CGI, a newsroom and radio system provider, will attend the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) to  highlight how its array of new media solutions “is solving the critical challenges of modern broadcasters and radio stations, as TV meets radio and merges with online and social in the teeth of the global pandemic.” “Being able […]

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As The Pandemic Wanes, Virtualization Isn’t Winding Back

Executives from ABC News, NBCUniversal Local, ABS-CBN and Avid told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that they’re not reversing steps to build distributed production environments, regardless of how many people are returning to the office. But the road still has its bumps, such as persistent issues with latency and intercom and confidence monitoring.

Pac-12 Dumping San Francisco Broadcast Facility, Going Remote

LiveU Hires Sports Industry Veteran Doug Price

LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, has added Doug Price to its expanding sports team. He brings more than 25 years of media experience and leads sales and account management initiatives in the Central U.S. region. Price joins LiveU from CHESA Systems, a systems integration company covering the Central and […]

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‘Once Adopted, There’s No Turning Back’ For Cloud’s Use In Field Production

Stations may be easing back into their studios as the pandemic abates, but cloud workflows that had been adopted out of necessity for field production are holding fast. Above, Avid’s MediaCentral Collaborate encompasses planning, assignments, task management and project tracking. It can be accessed on a web client, through a mobile app and also through the Media Composer and Adobe Premiere editing systems.

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 […]

Grass Valley And Telstra Enable Stan Sport To Deliver All Champions And Europa League Games Live

Long-standing Grass Valley customer and partner Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has selected GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to enable cloud-based production and playout capability for Stan Sport, the Australian streaming service Stan’s premium, live and on-demand add-on sport package. Using GV AMPP, Stan Sport is now delivering UHD coverage of premium live sports, such as the UEFA Champions League, to their […]

NAB Show: Mo-Sys To Show Realtime Augmented Reality

Mo-Sys Engineering, a global provider of virtual and remote production, will expose more of its virtual production technology stack at NAB Show 2022 (April 23-27 in Las Vegas), where this year it is co-exhibiting with APG and Fujifilm in Booth C6127. Mo-Sys, using Fujifilm lenses and a state-of-the-art 1.5mm pixel pitch LED wall from APG, […]

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Remote production paves road to future in broadcast workflows

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated profound changes in television production workflows that broadcasters had been inching toward for years. Virtualization, the cloud, remote desktops and other technologies are paving the way to what Mike Kralec, deputy CTO of Sinclair Broadcast Group, calls, “more dynamic operating models.” These are bringing new flexibility and efficiency to broadcast operations, according to a white paper from Teradici, Avid and Microsoft. Download it here. 

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Mo-Sys Launches G30 Gyro-Stabilized Head

Mo-Sys Engineering, a global provider of image robotics virtual production and remote production, has introduced its G30 gyro-stabilized head. The company says “the unique design has been refined using extensive real-world experience resulting in a stabilized head that has the performance of much more expensive systems, but with the usability and ease of setup of […]

Remote Recording Network Optimizes Quality, Efficiency With Remotely Produced Live Stream of Beethoven’s 10th

In yet another demonstration of the company’s remote production capabilities, Remote Recording Network (RRN) delivered exceptional audio fidelity for a hybrid live and streaming performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 10 — newly completed 194 years after the composer’s death — on Oct. 27, 2021, at Hamburg’s renowned Elbphilharmonie. The company said the event “was a […]

More Stations, Networks Returning To Remote, Alternate Setups

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many news and other television productions are returning to remote or partially remote productions. Stations and networks are taking differing approaches and the configurations also often change from production to production.

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Remote Production Yields Many Upsides For News Storytelling, Workflows

Executives from ABC News, Fox Owned Stations, Newsday and Avid said at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum last week that remote production necessities have made an indelible impact on their editorial workflows, from more efficient meetings on Zoom to production agility that will stay with them long after COVID abates.

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Future-Proofed News Trucks Are A Crucial COVID Tool

IP-centric news trucks became essential ad hoc mobile editing booths during COVID, leaders from WCBS, Fox News, Sinclair and Verizon said at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum, noting 2 GHz and LTE bandwidth, low earth orbit satellites and 5G networks have also become key live shot tools.

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Remote Production And The Future Of News Storytelling

Executives from ABC News, Fox’s KDFW Dallas, Newsday and Avid will share how they’re reimagining news production and storytelling in a post-pandemic world at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum conference on Dec. 14. Register here.

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IP Workflows: Upsides Aplenty, Complexities, Too

Broadcasters are embracing IP workflows as a “ramp to the cloud” and are still contending with variable costs and concerns over security, latency and interoperability, not to mention the different skills that labor must bring to bear. However, IP workflows can bring benefits like scalability, flexibility and security to broadcasters, such as NBCU Boston (above).

Broadcasters Speeding Up Climb To Cloud

Executives at NBCUniversal Local, Sinclair, ABC Owned Stations and Avid shared stories of their accelerated shift to the cloud and virtualization in a TVNewsCheck virtual conference last week.

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Mapping The Path For Post-Pandemic Production Changes

Executives from Fox Television Stations, Vice Media and Fox Sports distinguished temporary pandemic-driven production changes from those likelier to settle in for good in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Television Production in a Changed World virtual conference last week.

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Live Sports Production Benefits From Distributed Approach

Distributed production is gaining traction among broadcasters, particularly around live sporting events, enabling creative new approaches and a redefined viewing experience for fans.

Watch Live: ‘Remote Production & The Evolution Of Television Workflows’

From 1 to 3:30 p.m. ET today, you can watch TVNewsCheck’s latest conference featuring TV production and technology executives and managers addressing what a post-pandemic new normal may look like, addressing what remote production best practices have emerged and what will be kept in place for the long haul.

Globecast Offers IBC 2021 Preview

Globecast is taking the opportunity to explore and explain its fresh market approach across key sectors at IBC 2021 (Dec 3-6 in Amsterdam): OTT, remote production and media supply chains, including cloud playout. Globecast will highlight key partners with whom it’s working to create these winning ecosystems and will feature them prominently on its stand (1.A29). […]

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Cloud Dominates Devoncroft Discourse

Public cloud technology has moved into the realm of widespread broadcaster acceptance, discussions at this week’s Devoncroft Partners’ Executive Summit confirmed, although there’s wariness that legacy vendors can make the transition along with them. Labor shortages and supply chain problems also surfaced as major concerns.

NBCU Syndication Studios Reups Video Call Center As Live Remote Production Partner For ‘Maury,’ ‘Steve Wilkos Show’

The Video Call Center (VCC) today announced that the company has been selected as a technology partner for the second consecutive year by NBCUniversal Syndication Studios to bring live remote guests to Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show for the 2021-22 broadcast season. VCC said its smartphone-based, remote contribution services “provide clients with a solution for booking virtual, top-tier guests […]

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Remote Production Spurs A Pivot To New Products And Facilities

Vendors including CP Communications, Ross Video, LTN Global Communications and BitFire have ramped up products and repurposed facilities to meet the surging pandemic need for remote production. Above, inside LTN Global Communications’ Kansas City, Mo., production facility.

Appear Launches Dedicated Solution For Digital Satellite News Gathering

Appear, a global provider of media processing and delivery technology, today launched a new solution dedicated to digital satellite news gathering (DSNG). The X10 DSNG includes a switch module, with built-in satellite reception and ASI IO ports, that supports encoding and satellite uplink in a single 1 rack unit (RU) chassis. With increasing demands for […]

BitFire Networks Part Of Bringing NCAA Football To Viewers

With the recent season kick-off, BitFire Network’s technology is assisting in TV broadcasting, live streaming and live video production for up to 10 games. In partnership with L2 Productions, BitFire will support the backhaul of six camera feeds from onsite at the remote venue back to L2 studios in Austin, Texas. With servers installed at […]

AVIWEST Launches RACK400 4K UHD/Multi-HD Encoder For Live Remote Production

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, unveiled the next evolution of its RACK Series encoders for remote and at-home video production over unmanaged IP networks. Available in a compact, half-1U form factor, the RACK400 supports 4K UHD and multicamera workflows for up to four high-resolution, fully frame-synced feeds. Both the latest generation of […]

Dejero & Dazzl Deliver Live Streaming Of 1,830-Mile Sailing Race

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 […]

AJA Releases Bridge Live v1.12 With New NDI & HLS Compatibility

AJA Video Systems today released Bridge Live v1.12, a new software update for AJA’s turnkey multichannel live video solution for remote production, contribution, collaboration, streaming, and delivery. The release features bi-directional NDI (Network Device Interface) input, output and transcode; HLS output; video preview; and user interface updates for more intuitive configuration. Whether facilitating remote production, two-way interviews, live event streaming, multi-cam backhaul, field contribution, program return, […]