Nextologies Enhances Glass-to-Glass Remote Workflow Solution With Acquisition Of Video Call Center

Nextologies Ltd., a provider of custom end-to-end broadcast video and streaming solutions, specializing in full-time video delivery to cable and streaming platforms, has expanded its remote production division with the acquisition of the businesses of The Video Call Center (VCC). The acquisition was finalized on Dec. 23, 2022, and the new division will retain the […]

Study: IP-Based Remotes Using Smartphones Can Have Significant Impact on TV Newsroom Speed

Data from a year-long Video Call Center study of major TV news group identifies opportunities for newsrooms to use smartphone and laptop remotes to create more content efficiently and compete effectively.

VCC’s New AirFirst Platform Offers Do-It-Yourself Solution For Low-Latency, Two-Way IP Remote Contribution On Demand

The Video Call Center (VCC) introduces AirFirst, what it calls “the first cloud-controlled management system for IP-based remote contributions. Going beyond consumer conferencing systems, AirFirst provides producers with superior-quality, lag-free, on-demand workflows for high speed, high volume control of live remote contributors anywhere in the world.” Originally developed for VCC’s continuing “white glove” Caller Cloud […]

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 […]

‘Maury’ And ‘Steve Wilkos Show’ Tap The Video Call Center For Remote Production

NBCUniversal Television Distribution announced a partnership with The Video Call Center to bring virtual guests to Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show, for the 2020-21 season. With the VCC’s Caller Cloud solution, the production teams can reach more people and expand the range of the stories they tell, while maintaining safe, remote practices. The VCC […]


TVN Tech | Tech Vendors Face Uncharted Waters

COVID-19 has had numerous tectonic effects on broadcast technology vendors, from accelerating a move to IP- and cloud-based systems to making for much uncertainty and probable consolidations ahead.

MSG Networks Partners With Video Call Center

MSG Networks, a regional sports and entertainment network serving the largest media market in the United States, is using the Video Call Center’s (VCC) video-caller based platform to support the production of its newest weeknight sports talk show, MSG 150. By using a smartphone and the VCC’s efficient, high-quality live video connections, MSG Networks has […]

‘Daily Blast Live’ Goes Live Anywhere Via VCC

The IP-based video call-in service of Video Call Center helps the new Tegna show bring back live interviews using  proprietary technology that ensures robust, low-latency links to interview subjects anywhere in the world.


Streaming, Interactive Boosting Weathercasts

Enabled by the emergence of user-friendly platforms like Facebook, Periscope and Google Hangouts, stations are expanding their use of live streaming to complement regular on-air weather coverage and build a community around the coverage.

Tegna Doubles Down On Video Call Center

The station group increased its investment in the technology that allows video call-in shows and other interactive programs and secured global rights to use it, according to VCC and its managing partner.


Video Call Center Names Larry Thaler CEO

Tegna To Create Shows With Video Call Center

The station group will use the technology to build full shows of callers, screened in real time, and selected live by the show’s host. The VCC was created by long-time network executive and former Wall Street analyst Tom Wolzien, and developed by a team of broadcast, software, and hardware experts.

Wolzien Gets Patent For Caller-Based Talk TV

TV veteran Tom Wolzien’s Video Call center differs from from ordinary approaches to viewer or field reporter call-ins to live programming is that the host — not a producer running a traditional production switcher —  runs the show, choosing which and how many Skype callers to put on air.

Patent Clears Way For Caller-Based Talk TV

Inventor Tom Wolzien just received the patent for his Skype-based Video Call Center technology, which means he can roll it out to TV or Web providers who want to offer an affordable video version of talk radio.