Latakoo Adds Two To Marketing Team

In a further move to strengthen its market presence, Latakoo has added two members to its growing team. Charlie Mitchell is the new vice president of sales and will coordinate all sales activities in the U.S., as well as oversee an expanding global sales team. And Alex Almada joins as director of marketing and will […]

Avid MediaCentral 2020 Now Available

Avid announced the immediate availability of MediaCentral 2020, the comprehensive media workflow platform for TV news, sports and post production operations. According to Avid, new features in MediaCentral 2020 “deliver on the needs of modern newsrooms, providing journalists with increased efficiency, faster search options and improved editing as well as an enhanced broadcast viewing experience for audiences.” MediaCentral 2020 offers a complete and scalable end-to-end media workflow platform, […]

Latakoo, AP Collaborate On Remote Production

Latakoo’s newly launched Manifest integrates with AP ENPS to accelerate news production capabilities for broadcasters.

IPV Announces The ‘Arrival’ Of Curator 3.0

IPV, a provider of intelligent video content management for more than 20 years, today announced the availability of Curator Arrival, version 3.0 of its flagship media asset management platform. The release includes performance-based improvements designed to support remote and hybrid workflows, increase user efficiency and ROI, and strengthen security. Topping the list are new features […]

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TVN Tech | Cloud-Based Sales Workflows Still Evolving

TV salespeople have been working from home since March, but the technology necessary for the entire sales workflow to be cloud-based is still developing. Both WideOrbit and Imagine Communications are transitioning existing products to the cloud and developing new cloud-based software.

Telestream Announces Next Generation Of OTT Stream Monitoring

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced the next generation of its IQ Solutions. With a focus on enabling operators to find and fix faults faster than ever, IQ solutions now provide single pane-of-glass OTT stream monitoring with combined […]

Dejero Releases Core Video Transport & Streaming Workflows

Dejero, a provider of cloud-managed solutions for video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has announced the latest version of its Core software. Core 5.4 will benefit those who use Dejero’s video transport solutions, including the EnGo mobile transmitter, rack-mounted FlexPoint transceiver, PathWay encoder and WayPoint receiver. Core software runs on […]

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Five Questions About Cloud Migration

As broadcasters consider a long-term shift to remote workflows, here are five key questions to tackle to guide decisionmaking.

Latakoo Appoints Alex Almada Director Of Marketing

Latakoo, a fast file transfer and end-to-end video workflow solution, has hired Alex Almada as director of marketing. Almada will oversee key company marketing and growth initiatives, including the expansion of Latakoo’s video transfer and workflow product portfolio to support production companies as well as its already strong broadcast news customer base. Almada previously was […]

EditShare Innovation Designed To Improve Remote Editing Workflows

EditShare, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has introduced an innovation to its remote cloud editing product EFSv that it says “transforms the economics of editing in the cloud while significantly improving the efficiencies of dynamic and remote editing workflows.” It goes on to […]

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TVN Tech | AI Gains Traction In Captioning Market

AI- and cloud-based captioning systems offer ever-improving accuracy for broadcasters, while the real incentive to adopt them is dramatically lower costs than manual captioning workflows.

Nexstar Digital Adopts FreeWheel’s Strata

The new agreement allows advertisers and agencies easy access to Nexstar’s digital audience of 106 million monthly uniques and the broadcast industry’s widest reach of 63% of U.S. TV households gives them the ability to send orders electronically directly in their Strata workflow.

Dalet, Bitmovin Join Forces To Power OTT For Australia’s National Rugby League

Dalet and Bitmovin announced today a new collaboration designed to improve preparation and accelerate delivery of OTT content for broadcasters, sports leagues and teams, brands, and other media-rich companies. The first organization to take advantage of the new technology partnership is Australia’s National Rugby League (the NRL). The workflow integration, which features the advanced media […]

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TVN Tech | ‘No Going Back’ To Pre-COVID Workflows

A TVNewsCheck webinar featuring top engineers from Fox, Tegna and Gray found stations are settling well into their COVID-19-induced remote workflows. Some of those workflows, including IP contribution, cloud-based collaboration and production automation, are likely to stay even after the pandemic subsides. “There’s no going back to what it was before this started,” says Tegna’s Robert Lydick.

Bitcentral Names Greg Mason President

Bitcentral Inc., a provider of efficient media workflows in the U.S. and Latin America, has appointed Gregory Mason its new president. He will also be joining Bitcentral’s board of directors. He succeeds Camille Jayne, Bitcentral’s president since March 2017, who will retires on June 30. Mason’s career has spanned a variety of digital arenas including […]

Matrox Introduces Private WAN Support

Matrox has introduced private wide-area-network (WAN) support with its  Matrox Extio 3 IP KVM extenders. This new mode of operation enables organizations to introduce new remote work and collaborative workflow infrastructures by allowing users to access, share, and control any centralized workstation located in another building or city. Matrox says: “Featuring 4K and multi-display extension and switching […]

Latakoo Introduces Remote Production Workflow For Ingesting Dailies

Latakoo, a developer of software solutions for the broadcast production industry, has released its new Latakoo Dailies service, which is focused on production companies. The Dailies workflow lets video professionals rapidly ingest video files from the location where a shoot is occurring to post houses for editing. This Latakoo workflow has been optimized for teams […]

EditShare, Adobe Collaborate On Remote Production And Group Editing Workflows

EditShare, a technology provider that specializes in secure media management, collaboration and intelligent storage solutions for video content creators, continues its collaboration with Adobe to enhance end-to-end remote production and collaborative editing workflows. The integrated solution of EditShare with Adobe connects editing workflows into a wider media ecosystem with deep metadata tracking and workflow automation […]

Latakoo Appoints Charlie Mitchell VP Of Sales

Latakoo, a developer of software solutions for the broadcast production industry, has hired Charlie Mitchell as vice president of sales. Mitchell will coordinate all sales activities in the United States, and will oversee an expanding global sales team for Latakoo, which is expanding its video transfer and workflow product portfolio to support production companies as […]

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Tech One On One | For Fox-Owned Stations, Pandemic Responses Look To Be A Precursor Of Future Workflows

Richard Friedel, Fox Television Stations’ engineering chief, says the pandemic will likely accelerate the industry’s transition to IP and the cloud, slow down the NextGen TV rollout this year and permanently shift many station operations remotely. “We are going to have different workflows,” he says. “Some will probably continue forever.”

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TVN Tech | Virus Tested, Remote Workflows Eye Permanence

Coronavirus-necessitated remote workflows have spun up quickly and reliably to allow TV stations to keep broadcasting during the pandemic. There’s reason to believe they’ll stick around after the crisis subsides. Above: Avid Edit On Demand provides a full virtual production environment in the cloud, including Media Composer software and Avid NEXIS storage. (Source: Avid)

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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.

Dalet Strengthens Remote Creative Workflows With New Proxy Editing For Adobe Premiere Pro

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, has released the new version of its Dalet Xtend module, enabling remote proxy editing capabilities within Adobe Premiere Pro, an industry leader in video editing. Responding to feedback from Dalet customers, Dalet Xtend for Adobe Premiere Pro remote proxy editing capability now facilitates collaboration […]

EditShare Extends Collaborative Editing Into The Cloud

EditShare, which specializes in collaboration, security and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, is making collaborative cloud-based media production possible with its virtualized video editing and storage platform — EFSv. Initially running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure, the open EFSv platform supports industry-standard third-party creative tools for editing, audio mixing, and grading […]

Telestream Announces Inspect 2110 IP Video Monitoring For Broadcast, Production, Distribution

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, has developed its Inspect 2110 video monitoring solution for broadcast, production and distribution networks. Inspect 2110 will be available this summer. Further extending the Telestream IQ Solutions monitoring family, Inspect 2110 monitors ST 2110 […]

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Has COVID-19 Forever Changed The Weathercast?

Reliable work-from-home options may find a more lasting place in local weathercasts even after we’ve reached the other side of the pandemic. These are some possible scenarios for weekday and weekend forecasts, along with severe weather and traffic.

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Has COVID-19 Forever Changed The Weathercast?

Reliable work-from-home options may find a more lasting place in local weathercasts even after we’ve reached the other side of the pandemic. These are some possible scenarios for weekday and weekend forecasts, along with severe weather and traffic.

The Finish Line Adds EditShare Flow Remote Workflow

EditShare, a technology provider that specializes in collaboration, security, media management and intelligent storage solutions, today announced that U.K.-based post-production company, The Finish Line, is using EditShare’s Flow media management workflow solution to scale its post-production business through remotely enabled workflows. Known for its high caliber finishing services, The Finish Line chose EditShare’s open and […]

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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.

Italy’s RAS Goes Live With Synamedia Virtualized DCM

Italy’s regional public broadcaster RAS has gone live with Synamedia virtualized Digital Content Manager (DCM) as it prepares to migrate from DVB-T SD/HD to DVB-T2/HEVC HD services by June 2022. RAS is using Synamedia DCM for satellite input and DVB-T transmissions and virtualized DCM for encoding in a private cloud. The catalyst for the deployment was RAS’s office […]

Latakoo Appoints Ivo Guilini EMEA Sales Director

Latakoo, a developer of software solutions for the broadcast production industry, has hired Ivo Guilini as sales director for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region. Guilini will coordinate all sales and marketing activities in the region for Latakoo, which is expanding its video transfer and workflow product portfolio to support production companies as well […]

Grass Valley To Deliver Information, Updates Via GV LIVE Presents

Grass Valley is set to engage with customers and prospects virtually in a series of events branded GV LIVE Presents. Multiple events have already been scheduled to provide information to Grass Valley customers and prospects as they deal with the coronavirus pandemic and to enable a unique type of engagement with Grass Valley solutions in the absence […]

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TVN Tech | News Workflows Get COVID-19 Stress Test

With coronavirus pushing numerous staffers into remote working situations, broadcasters are increasingly looking to exploit all of the remote functionality in their newsroom computer systems. Improved IP connectivity and better automation software is helping to make that happen.

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 […]

Veritone Offers Flagship Applications Free For 60 Days

Veritone Inc., the creator an operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, today announced that it will extend free access to its core applications — Veritone Essentials, Attribute and Digital Media Hub — for 60 days. The company said the announcement underscores its “commitment to helping current and future media and entertainment customers not only to […]

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TVN Tech | Artificial Intelligence Offers Real Benefits

Artificial intelligence continues to help news organizations automate more taxing workflows. AI is making ongoing progress with autoclipping to generate news and sports highlights, metadata tagging and accelerating live research and real time content indexing. It’s also pushing into new fronts like delivering smooth slow motion without a super slow motion camera. Above: AI drives EVS’s new Overcam for offside camera positions during soccer games and reduces the need for camera operators for those locations.

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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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Imagine Products Not Going To NAB Show

Marketing Director Michelle Maddox said today: “We will truly miss the opportunity to share our new products and meet new customers and close friends. However, we can not in good faith attend the NAB Show this year. We look forward to sharing many exciting announcements in the next few weeks.”

Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1, Blackmagic RAW 1.7 Introduced

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1 and Blackmagic RAW 1.7 which add support for Blackmagic RAW recording from Panasonic EVA1 and Canon C300 MK II cameras on the new Blackmagic Video Assist 12G models. This update lets customers take advantage of Blackmagic RAW workflows and allows dramatically improved quality and creativity in the […]

TV Azteca Uses Dalet Galaxy To Expand Multiplatform Offerings

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced that Mexico’s TV Azteca has deployed Dalet Galaxy five workflow platform to reinvigorate the company’s content supply chain and deliver programming options faster to its audiences across all traditional, digital and social platforms. TV Azteca offers a wide range of entertainment […]