NAB Show: Grass Valley Expands Production Switcher Lineup With New Kayenne Panel

Grass Valley, a provider of solutions for live production, announced new product innovation within its production switcher product lineup. The new Kayenne panel offers improved tactile response, more functionality and more operational […]

NAB Show: Panasonic Connect Expands PTZ & Switcher Lineups With Focus On Reliability & Simplicity

To provide production teams with the flexibility and reliability they need to capture and produce content in any type of environment, Panasonic Connect North America today launched its AW-UR100 Outdoor PTZ camera and […]

FOR-A And Aveco Combine Production Automation With Switchers, Servers, Graphics

FOR-A and automation provider Aveco have entered a strategic alliance to provide best-in-breed video production, automation and asset management within “one easy-to-use and cost effective solution.” FOR-A HVS Series production […]


Cloud Switching Floats In Proof-Of-Concept Stage

Sinclair’s Ernie Ensign says while there are numerous long-term upshots to adopting cloud switching, the group is cautiously taking its time with multiple proofs-of-concept for at least another year. Meanwhile, at least one vendor is pursuing a dramatically different approach to cloud switching. Above, Vizrt hosted a day at a beach house to show local producers how easy live production in the cloud can be.

Blackmagic Design Intros New ATEM SDI Switchers

Blackmagic Design has introduced a new family of “extremely portable” ATEM SDI live production switchers with professional 3G-SDI connections. Designed for broadcasters who need both power and portability, the new ATEM […]

NAB Show: Blackmagic Design Announces New 30- and 40-Button Models Of Its ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel

Blackmagic Design has introduced two new ATEM hardware control panels for all ATEM switchers. The new 30- and 40-button models of the ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel are large enough […]

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 […]

Cobalt Digital Live Streams Demos To Fill IBC Void

Cobalt Digital has announced plans to fill the IBC void with live-streamed demos of solutions that were to be highlighted at IBC before the in-person show was canceled. The designer […]

Utah Scientific President Dave Burland To Retire

The tech company’s VP of Sales Brett Benson will succeed him as president on Oct. 1 and president and CEO on Jan. 1, 2022. Above, Dave Burand (l) congratulates Benson on his new position.

Grass Valley Launches New SDI/IP Solutions

Grass Valley has released three new SDI/IP production solutions for cameras, switchers and replay. The company says these tools “not only provide the best images available, they also reduce complexity with […]

Church Upgrades Worship Center With FOR-A Switcher, Router

Dunwoody Baptist Church in Atlanta anchored its recent AV overhaul with an HVS-490 video switcher and an MFR-3000 routing switcher from FOR-A Corp. of America. The upgrade was part of a multi-million-dollar campus […]


TVN Tech | COVID-19 Confirms Shift To IP, Cloud

The pandemic created an opportunity to stress-test distributed and virtualized workflows right now that stations and networks were already considering for the future. The industry’s shift may now be ahead of schedule because of it. Above, NBC Universal’s Boston Media Center is one of the latest all-IP broadcast facilities.


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.

FOR-A Switchers, Routers Support 12G-SDI Infrastructures

FOR-A Corporation of America continues to develop products that support 12G-SDI infrastructures for live production workflows. Among its offerings are the new MFR-4100 and MFR-6100 12G/6G/3G/HD/ASI routing switchers, as well as the HVS-6000 […]

Ross Video Addresses Coronavirus

In order to mitigate the effect of not attending NAB Show 2020, Ross will be running a series of online presentations, webinars and demonstrations to ensure that our partners and customers can still learn about our new solutions and how we remain committed to the live production industry.


EVS Pulls Out Of NAB Show

Despite canceling its physical attendance, EVS is currently working on a plan to introduce its new products and solutions and to remain engaged with the NAB community.


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 […]

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 […]


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.


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 […]

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. […]


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 […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Carbonite Ultra — Carbonite Ultra is built on an entirely new 1RU hardware platform with 240% more processing power than the original Carbonite. Remarkably affordable, […]

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 […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SAM Adds HDR Capability To Kahuna Switchers


SAM Appoints Ikegami As Reseller


TV Cultura Enhances Workflow With Grass Valley


Jordan Media City Upgrades Two Studios


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Artel Video Systems

Artel Video Systems | Booth N4511 | Website:  Artel Video Systems, a provider of real-time, multimedia delivery solutions has partnered with Black Box, a technology provider of high-performance KVM, […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: 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 […]

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.



From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: Under the Smart Production banner, Ross Video will show how its technologies, services and expertise can help customers achieve their creative, business and technical […]

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 […]

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, […]