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 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 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 […]
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.
New product announcements and featured customer presentations will debut online in April.
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 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 […]
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 […]
Dejero, a provider of cloud-managed solutions has again been selected as the primary field contribution solutions provider for Canada’s national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada (CBC). As part of this renewed multi-year agreement, Dejero will help with CBC’s transition to IP workflows. A major project that CBC is currently undertaking is relocating the broadcaster’s French Services HQ […]
Nexstar sees more potential to transition to IP workflows with its acquisition of Tribune, says CTO Brett Jenkins. It’s also aiming to light up some major-market NextGen TV signals in the second quarter amid what Jenkins sees as a climate of strong consumer acceptance and adoption of the new ATSC 3.0 standard.
The transition to IP allows for greater integration and greater interaction, primarily by bringing greater intelligence into broadcast workflows. In the acquisition and production stages of the content chain, greater integration can mean using media and associated metadata in smarter and more interesting ways to create and distribute content.
Bitcentral, a provider of efficient media workflows in the U.S. and Latin America, signed a three-year agreement to implement its production, cloud streaming and video monetization solution fuel at WISH Indianapolis, which took place this week. WISH is a CW affiliate acquired by Circle City Broadcasting from Nexstar in 2019 as part of a $42.5 […]
News organizations are increasingly using breakthroughs in technology to allow journalists to remotely, yet quickly, deliver more content over multiple platforms. The advances range from improved cellular networks that speed transmission of content from the field to the newsroom and cameras capable of streaming and providing remote video, to a host of tools available for journalists to remotely edit and produce content while collaborating with their newsrooms. Above, Grass Valley’s new GV Alyve, released at this year’s IBC Show, gives reporters a “virtual control room in the cloud” for production and distribution of video and livestream content. (Source: Grass Valley)
Bitcentral Inc., a provider of efficient media workflows in the U.S. and Latin America, has hired Greg Morrow as VP of business development. He will primarily focus on structuring strategic deals, partnerships and alliances to grow Bitcentral’s Fuel digital platform. Fuel is a production, cloud streaming and video monetization solution that launched in August 2018 […]
ATEME, a provider of video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced today that NPC Media, managed services operator and joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Seven West Media, has implemented ATEME’s Titan solution to offer Main Screen DTT and TV everywhere OTT channels in SD and HD to viewers across […]
Calrec’s Assist and Connect applications were center stage at IBC 2019 on the Calrec stand, 8.C61. As the industry embraces new standards and workflows, Calrec has expanded its suite of applications to give broadcasters more efficient tools. Calrec’s Assist is a browser-based interface that allows users to set up shows, memories, fader layouts, patching, bus […]
Masstech has announced the release of Kumulate, its new intelligent storage and asset lifecycle management platform. The result of industry consultation, Kumulate offers media and entertainment (M&E) users a route through the many industry transitions in storage, media and workflow. Kumulate’s workflow orchestration enables customers to automate multi-vendor and multi-format file transformations, across unlimited storage […]
Avid today announced that Media Composer will deliver native support for Apple’s ProRes RAW camera codec and support for ProRes playback and encoding on Windows. In addition, Apple will provide 64-bit decoders for DNxHR and DNxHD codecs within the Pro Video Formats package that is available from Apple as a free download for all users. These integrations […]
The companies collaborate to create new ways to transform content workflows in the Microsoft Azure cloud; Microsoft becomes a Disney Studios StudioLAB innovation partner.
Harmonic announced new solutions for optimizing live video in the cloud at IBC. It has partnered with Aveco to simplify the deployment of hybrid on-premises and cloud workflows for playout applications. Thanks to the partnership, operators can now use a single interface to control hybrid on-premises and cloud playout workflows for more efficient delivery of […]
Octopus Kör is a cloud-based collaboration and planning tool from Octopus Newsroom. Created for teams of all sizes, Octopus Kör is designed to let you effectively set your workflow, share resources and plan your work. The system helps you analyze all the information sources using AI technologies, work with external resources as easy as with […]
NEP Group, a global outsourced technical production partner for premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, is gearing up for this year’s IBC Show, Sept. 13-17, at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam. At IBC, NEP will exhibit in Hall 14, Stand H02, and be staffed with local team members representing their worldwide network. […]
Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will showcase at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) on stand 8.B77 the new version of Dalet Media Cortex, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered media workflow service that puts content intelligence at the fingertips of media professionals. A Software as a Service (SaaS) […]
After recently securing more than $10 million in funding, the pioneer of virtualized media live production, Aperi will demonstrate its latest software-defined IP media workflow innovations at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 2.C30. These include the differentiating true virtualized IP media edge solutions driven by its container-based V-Stack Software Hypervisor for ultra-low latency media functions and new […]
Interoperability remains at the forefront as the industry transitions to IP-based workflows. TSL Products, a designer and manufacturer of broadcast workflow solutions, has applied its knowledge of system control to address this evolving industry need. At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) atStand 10.B41, TSL will demonstrate its thinking around control and management in ST-2110 […]
Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today released its next generation platform for news graphics and workflows, Dalet CubeNG. Fully integrated across the Dalet Unified News Operations solution powered by Dalet Galaxy five, the state-of-the-art, full-featured Dalet CubeNG graphics platform leverages the industry-leading Brainstorm real-time graphics engine to deliver superior […]
Tiger Technology, a provider of cloud storage and data management for the broadcast and post-production markets, will be at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) on Stand 7.B58 to highlight its latest product developments and applications. Tiger Technology will also demonstrate how these systems perform in collaborative workflows with practical demonstrations of partnerships with other […]
Cantemo, a provider of next-generation media management solutions, will demonstrate its latest update to its media asset management system, Portal, at IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). The latest update launches a range of new features including an improved search interface and Final Cut Pro X Workflow Extension. Focused on the needs of the broadcast industry, Portal’s […]
Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, has signed a deal with Austrian private broadcaster group ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 to fully revamp its media operation with the Dalet Galaxy five media asset management (MAM), workflow orchestration and editorial platform. ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 is home to hits such as Austrian’s Next […]
Video technology company EEG focuses on cloud workflow products for closed captioning, accessibility and metadata processing applications. It will be exhibiting at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 14.B35 and will be featuring several products, including: Lexi Local, its newest product that offers automatic, live captioning on-premises and off the cloud. (Lexi Local is soon-to-be […]
Cobalt Digital will showcase its card-based 4K and HDR workflow solutions for openGear frames at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at its stand 10.B44. Product highlights will include its new decoders and encoders, RIST Main Profile, bi-directional SDR/HDR conversion solution for live production, and new multiviewers and distribution amplifiers. Plus, the company will debut a new 12G […]
Automation technology is fast evolving to keep up with demand for content on multiple platforms. Vendors say it helps eliminate redundant tasks and integrates as many platforms as possible without posing a threat to jobs or creative control.
At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Telestream, (Booth 7.C16 & 7.C14), a global provider of file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, will introduce its second OptiQ live service. OptiQ Monitor creates major efficiencies in capital and operational expenditure whilst assuring optimum levels of Quality of Service and Quality of Experience for broadcasters, […]
Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today acquired the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business. The asset deal includes the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, as well as Ooyala personnel across sales, marketing, engineering, professional services, and support. The Ooyala Flex Media Platform, which is primarily sold as a subscription/SaaS offering, […]
Bitcentral Inc., a provider of efficient media workflows in the U.S. and Latin America, today named Colin Mitchell as market development VP for Fuel, non-broadcast. Launched in August 2018, Fuel is the company’s production, cloud streaming and video monetization solution, and Mitchell will be focused exclusively on elevating Fuel across multiple verticals. “As we look to increase […]
Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.
Riedel Communications today announced that David McKenzie has joined the company’s North American operation as manager of service and support. McKenzie will be responsible for the continued development of the service and support team, coordinating its efforts and defining overall repair and customer service processes. “As our business continues along the path toward IP workflows, […]
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group have set a multi-year, strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services to offer faster and at-scale solutions for content creators and distributors. Additionally, Deluxe selected AWS as the company’s primary cloud provider, fully integrating AWS services to enable end-to-end content solutions offered via the Deluxe One platform. Deluxe said: “The agility of serverless workflows on […]
HBO tturned to Avid to help it re-define the promotional content finishing workflows that serve all of the network’s distribution outlets. HBO’s approach includes unlimited on-demand licenses for Avid Media Composer nonlinear editing systems. It allows the network’s production engineering group to scale editing resources up and down on a moment’s notice to address end-user demand from […]
Ross Video has launched v 9.0 of its XPression workflow product, with more than 40 new features ranging from acquisition of content beginning in traditional desktop design software to controlling playout of multiple XPression real-time motion graphics engines. An import of Adobe Photoshop files and their associated layers into XPression provides a more direct way […]