At WDIV, Coronavirus Spurs Rapid Virtualization

Graham Media-owned WDIV in Detroit now has about 90% of its staff working from home, shifting quickly on the advice of its health reporter (who is an ER doctor) and a senior producer with a public health background.

Ross Video Takes Coronavirus Precautions, Temporarily Halts Manufacturing

Ross Video today announced the voluntary temporary closure of its factory in Ontario, Canada, as the result of a government mandate requiring the closure all non-essential businesses to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The company said: “Although Ross falls into the category of ‘essential business’ as defined by the Ontario government, we are electing […]

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 Series of HANABI video switchers, which support HD and 4K production. “For live event production and broadcasters, 12G offers increased bandwidth for uncompressed 4K/60p/59.94p/50p video over a […]

Blackbird Launches Virtual Pre-NAB 2020

Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, today launched its virtual pre-NAB 2020 focused on enabling live or file-based remote video editing for enterprises. Enterprises responding to the global threat of coronavirus that need to enable remote or home editing for all or part of their content creation teams are […]

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.

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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.

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Red Bee Media Withdraws From NAB 2020

“With travel restrictions and other safety measures already in place, we now have to get creative and explore alternative ways of connecting with current and potential customers around the globe.”

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Boris FX Withdraws From NAB 2020

New product announcements and featured customer presentations will debut online in April.

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Taiwan Vows To Remake Its TV Drama Industry

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s culture minister has pledged to invest more than $20 million to reinvigorate the local production of TV drama series that has faltered under competition from mainland China and South Korea. Lung Yin-tai said Friday the government will fund the making of five flagship drama series and help TV stations attract […]

Law Means South Florida May Lose Its TV Appeal

Alaska An Increasing Draw For TV, Film Productions

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The real Alaska has finally joined the A-list. Long a bit player in the entertainment world, the 49th state increasingly is sought out by TV and film producers for its unmatchable lure of spectacular beauty and peril, of wild adventures and dangerous jobs. And they’re actually shooting in the nation’s largest […]