TVN TECH

TVN Tech | Fox Tackles Monster Super Bowl Production

Fox will use more than 100 manned and robotic cameras to cover the game, including 24 “Super-Motion” cameras to support replays; 20 goal-line and end-line pylon cameras; wireless “Line to Gain” cameras that travel up and down the field in alignment with the first-down marker; and two different SkyCam systems which operate at different elevations. It will also use 72 field mics, as well as wireless player mics, to capture game audio. And that’s just scratching the surface.

Panasonic Showing New Broadcast Tech Solutions At NAB Show NY

Panasonic will display new broadcast products — a next-generation IP/IT platform, 12G-SDI 4K live switcher and 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder — that will be seen for the first time in the U.S. at the upcoming NAB Show New York, held at the Javits Center on Oct. 16-17. The company booth location is N537. New IT/IP-Centric Platform […]

Blackmagic Design Offers New Products, Updates at IBC

Blackmagic Design today announced a variety of new products and updates at IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). They include: [NEW] ATEM Mini — A new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. Available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US $295. […]

TVN’S NEW FACILITIES INSIDER

New Facilities Insider | Building A News Network From The Ground Up

Black News Channel is constructing a $26 million facility in Tallahassee, Fla., anchored by technology from Bitcentral, Vizrt and Sony. Its engineering chief, Kenny Elcock, explains how interoperability is key.

NAB SHOW 2019

EVS Broadcast Equipment Scales Up For 4K

The company’s ethernet-based, SMPTE 2110-compliant XNet-VIA system is designed for ultra-fast sharing of high-resolution content between EVS’s XT-VIA and XS-VIA production servers and offers three times the bandwidth of EVS’s legacy SDTI-based sharing networks.

Ross Video NAB Announcements, Keynote Surprises

Ross Video has acquired Portalis, the Utah-based provider of workstation integration systems, and Piero, the U.K.-based provider of sports graphics software. Acquisition & Production Furio SkyDolly — A brand new ceiling-mounted Furio camera motion solution with unprecedented levels of safety, stability and speed. Capable of carrying a full-sized prompter, Furio SkyDolly offers smooth, dynamic camera moves […]

New French Channel Goes Live With Dyvi Switcher

On Nov. 4, exactly 34 years after Canal+ went on air, the French media group in association with Première Fois Productions, launched Clique TV, a channel dedicated to providing a voice to artists. For the creation of its original content, the new channel worked with facilities provider BOB in France to deploy an EVS Dyvi live production switcher. “The […]

NAB SHOW NEW YORK

Broadcast Pix Commander Offers Full-Motion, Browser-Based Switching for BPswitch Systems

Broadcast Pix says its Broadcast Pix Commander has been upgraded to allow remote switching on mobile devices using Chrome, Safari, Firefox or other web browsers. The touchscreen control platform for BPswitch integrated production switchers now offers full-motion viewing of all cameras and production elements, as well as access to all workflow tools, through a standard internet connection. […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 |rossvideo.com/media Carbonite Ultra — Carbonite Ultra is built on an entirely new 1RU hardware platform with 240% more processing power than the original Carbonite. Remarkably affordable, the 24-input, 14-output Carbonite Ultra rack starts at $10,900. This production switcher can be configured with 1-3 MEs, 2-4 16-window multiviewers, frame syncs and format […]

John Ross To Receive SMPTE Presidential Proclamation

John Ross, the founder of Ross Video, will receive a Presidential Proclamation Award from SMPTE — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers — later this year. The Awards Gala will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Oct. 25, during which Ross will be recognized for his pioneering work in the development of production […]

NAB SHOW PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | https://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A is demonstrating its end-to-end line of video production tools and unveiling several solutions, including video switcher, frame rate converter, routing switcher and technologies that support UHD resolution, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), various codecs, 12G-SDI and IP. FOR-A will showcase the new MBP-1000VS video […]

AEQ, Broadcast Pix Partner On Automation Solutions

Broadcast Pix and Spanish manufacturer AEQ have made a product integration agreement primarily to offer complete media and broadcast automation solutions. The integration involves Broadcast Pix’s integrated production switchers and a series of AEQ’s Audio-over-IP (AoIP) network-enabled products. Both Broadcast Pix (Booth SL8320) and AEQ (Booth C3651) will demonstrate the new integration next month at the 2018 […]

Ross Video Adds Acuity, Carbonite Native IP Support

Ross Video has added native IP support for Acuity, its most powerful production switcher, and Carbonite Black mid-size production switcher. Named AcuityIP and CarboniteIP, respectively, both switchers are now able to seamlessly interface to standards-based SMPTE ST 2110 and ST 2022-6 infrastructures, making them ideal for customers planning COTS-based AIMS-compliant IP facilities.  Connectivity to COTS […]

Broadcast Pix Cloud-Based Production Switcher Shipping

BPswitch integrated production switchers, the FX4 and FX6 models, from Broadcast Pix are now shipping. This series allows live production via cloud-based control from a traditional control room or anywhere a browser-based interface can be accessed via a tablet, smart phone or laptop. Using the company’s BPNet IP ecosystem, powered through the ioGates cloud-based media management […]

SAM Adds HDR Capability To Kahuna Switchers

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SAM Appoints Ikegami As Reseller

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TV Cultura Enhances Workflow With Grass Valley

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Jordan Media City Upgrades Two Studios

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Artel Video Systems

Artel Video Systems | Booth N4511 | Website: www.artel.com  Artel Video Systems, a provider of real-time, multimedia delivery solutions has partnered with Black Box, a technology provider of high-performance KVM, professional A/V signal distribution and extension and switching solutions, at the 2017 NAB Show to demonstrate IP interoperability and full KVM access for remote production.  […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: http://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will showcase over 15 new products, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrasturcture. FOR-A will re-affirm its emphasis on comprehensive product integration with a […]

IBC 2016

Grass Valley Raises Ante On Live Production

From capture to replay to delivery, live production represents a growing opportunity around the world for companies with the right equipment and infrastructure. At IBC, Grass Valley is offering a range of integrated solutions that help content owners and broadcasters create, control and connect content to the right audience at the right time.

 

IBC 2016 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: http://www.rossvideo.com/ Under the Smart Production banner, Ross Video will show how its technologies, services and expertise can help customers achieve their creative, business and technical goals at IBC 2016. Ross demonstrations at IBC will show complete systems and workflows for Virtual Sets, Galleries, Automated Production Control, Graphics Creation & Playout, […]

Video Equipment Rentals Adds Grass Valley Switchers

To help with live production and 4K acquisition, global rental house VER added a number of new switchers from Grass Valley to its product portfolio. VER selected one Kayenne K-Frame and seven Karrera K-Frame S-series video production center switchers to expand its HD and 4K offerings. VER has served the broadcast and A/V market for […]

Broadcast Pix Releases Version 5.0 Software

Broadcast Pix has announced the availability of its Version 5.0 software for its Granite and Mica integrated production switchers. The software debuts the new Virtual Studios high-end virtual set platform, adds expanded support for third-party IP-based cameras and streaming appliances, and includes the ability to correct content issues with Source Controls in real time. Virtual […]

Denmark’s TV2 Fyn Goes HD With Snell

Denmark public broadcaster, TV2 Fyn, has purchased a Snell Kahuna switcher with two of the new Maverik configurable control panels to help drive its move into HD news production. Snell’s Kahuna Make M/E technology lets a single mainframe support two independent studio operations, with both studios benefiting from full 2M/E production power, including super-keyers, eKeys […]

NAB 2015 Tech: Sony’s 4K IP Switcher

Sony | Booth C11001 | Website: http://blog.sony.com/nab/ At NAB 2015, Sony is demonstrating an advanced 4K live over IP solution for live broadcasting. This solution centers on the world’s first 4K ready, IP networked live production switcher. The exhibit will also present prototypes of a baseband processor and a live server currently-in-development that will be […]

NAB 2015 Tech: Snell’s Kahuna, Sirius & Maverik

Snell | Booth SL2009 | Website: www.quantel.com At NAB 2015, Snell unveiled a format-independent, integrated multiviewer for its Kahuna switcher range, three new ‘Mav’ modules for its Maverik configurable switcher control panel and four major developments for its Sirius 800 series enterprise-level, multi-format router range. The new Kahuna multi-format multiviewer is fully integrated into the […]

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Game Creek To Buy 8 Kayenne K-Frame Switchers

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VER Purchases 4K Grass Valley Switchers

NAB 2014

Grass Valley To Debut Next-Generation GV Director

NAB 2014

Ross To Debut Vision Tritium Production Switcher

IBC 2013

Snell Lands First Maverik Customer

Snell Kahuna Maverik Offers Enhanced Control

Ethiopia Gov’t TV Goes HD With Grass Valley

Ross Video Unveils Budget-Friendly Switcher

Ross Launches Carbonite 10 Production Switcher

NAB 2013

Grass Valley Going Multiplatform At NAB

With new nonlinear video switchers and cameras on tap for next month’s show, the company says its newest entries makes “ the entire production-to-playout process efficient, including multiscreen delivery.’ Among them are the GV Director Integrated Nonlinear Live Production Center and a range of LDX studio cameras.

IBC 2012: Snell Rolls Out Kahuna Flare Switcher

Snell is offering a new SD/HD/1080p multi-format production switchers in what the vendors is calling “an affordable and highly accessible package.” “With Kahuna Flare, we’ve concentrated core Kahuna 360 technology into a form that redefines affordable production switching by marrying an outstanding feature set with an amazingly low price point,” said John Carter, senior product […]

DMA 48 (LOUISVILLE, KY.)

WDRB Adds Utah Scientific Routing, Switchers