Amagi Intros Cloud Playout Solution On Google Cloud Marketplace

Amagi, a global provider of cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the general availability of its broadcast-grade cloud playout product, Amagi Cloudport, on Google Cloud Marketplace. The partnership, Amagi says, elevates its SaaS offerings to its customers “by combining the advantages of Amagi’s live and on-demand video infrastructure services with Google […]

TNDV Strengthens 4K Footprint With Panasonic PTZ Systems

Nashville-based production company TNDV continues to build out its 4K infrastructure with a significant investment in 4K camera technology. TNDV has added 10 Panasonic AW-UE150 4K/60p professional pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras and five companion AW-RP150 remote camera controllers for use in its trucks and fly packs. “This acquisition is largely in response to strong customer demand […]

Black Box Partners With Juniper Networks To Move Wi-Fi Beyond NextGen

Black Box, a global solutions integrator, announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance partnership with Juniper Networks, a provider of secure, AI-driven networks, “to provide the most advanced Wi-Fi and LAN networks available.” Black Box says the partnership allows it “to drive innovation in connectivity, giving superior data and networking options.” Black Box […]

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Avid Launches Subscription Solution For TV And Media Graphics

Avid has introduced its next-generation of Maestro, a new subscription-based software solution for real-time broadcast television graphics. Available immediately, this fully backward compatible solution offers graphics teams “the power, flexibility and scalability to produce and deliver the best quality graphics possible for on-air and studio video wall content,” Avid says. Graphics teams can now deploy Maestro […]

Disguise Launches Cloud Solution For Media & Entertainment Industry

Disguise has launched Disguise Cloud, a new suite of cloud-ready applications for the media and entertainment industry. Available on a free starter plan, Disguise Cloud is built to enable end-to-end remote collaboration across any M&E production. Whether it’s for simple video playback or a complex project with 3D files, Disguise Cloud “will make collaboration easy by seamlessly connecting […]

Dielectric Develops New Single-Mode High-Power UHF Filter

Dielectric says it has “changed the game for high-power, single-channel applications and adjacent channel combining” with its new single-mode filter. Used as a combiner, the new high-power UHF filter is built for two adjacent TV transmission systems with a capacity of 60 kW TPO per channel and supplies additional power capacity for broadband applications. It can also […]

LiveU’s 5G Video Solutions Applauded By Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan recently researched the 5G video applications market and, based on its analysis, recognizes LiveU with the 2022 Global Product Leadership Award. The company collaborates extensively with cellular carriers across the globe to achieve in-depth market knowledge, turning the experience into a unique competitive advantage. It serves global broadcasters and organizations in sports and news and […]

Bitcentral Names Grenville Gooder SVP Of Sales

Bitcentral Inc., a provider of media workflows for broadcast and digital video, has appointed Grenville Gooder as senior vice president, sales. He brings considerable experience to the role, boasting more than 25 years involvement in media transformation with the likes of Verbit.ai, Vilynx, Kaltura and Brightcove. He will lead a team of sales professionals focused […]

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Cybersecurity For Broadcasters Retreat: Ransomware And Unique Perspectives On Defense For Media

Executives from Sinclair, Cox and Graham Media will explore the unique threats — and defenses — the media and entertainment industries manage around ransomware attacks in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat on Oct. 18. Register here.

Fiona Knocks Out Cable/Wireline Service To Million-Plus Subs

The FCC said that over one million subs in the path of Hurricane Fiona — in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — are without cable or wireline phone, TV or internet service. About 7% of cell cites were out of service in the affected areas, but the FCC pointed out that does not necessarily equate to outages since wireless networks are designed often with numerous overlapping sites to help provide continuity of service. Plus, wireless companies often use temporary, including mobile, sites or initiate roaming agreements. By contrast, no TV or radio stations reported being out of service.

Technology, The Cloud And The Station Group Of The Future At TV2025

Executives from Tegna, Sinclair, CBS Television Stations and Vizrt will look at how cloud workflows are transforming their operations in a panel discussion at TVNewsCheck’s TV2025: Monetizing the Future event at the NAB New York Show on Oct. 19. Register here.

Comcast Commits To Doubling Its Network Energy Efficiency By 2030

The cable operator says it will grow its network sustainability by cutting electricity per terabyte of data in half by 2030.

Hearst TV SVP Of Tech Al Lustgarten To Retire After Over Four Decades

Hearst Television’s senior vice president of technology and information services,Alvin R. Lustgarten will retire next summer. Lustgarten has served in his current role since 2020. He’s worked more than three decades with Hearst Television — and more than four decades in various roles within Hearst Corp.

Nugen Audio Halo Vision Audio Analysis Suite Now Available

Nugen Audio has released its new Halo Vision plug-in. Designed for 3D, surround and immersive audio workflows, Halo Vision is a customizable, real-time visual analysis suite operating in up to 7.1.2 channels for the AAX, VST3 and AU formats. Inspired by the brand’s Halo Upmix and Halo Downmix solutions, Halo Vision features a variety of […]

Sony Electronics’ HDC-F5500 Super 35mm 4K System Camera Adopted By Game Creek Video

Game Creek Video, a long-standing customer of Sony Electronics, has selected 10 of the company’s shallow depth of field HDC-F5500 system cameras with Super 35mm 4K CMOS global shutter image sensor and high frame rate capabilities, to serve the needs of its entertainment, sports and corporate customers. The F5500s are being used to achieve cinematic capture alongside additional […]

Planar Expands VP And XR Product Portfolio With Debut Of Planar Venue Pro VX Series

Planar, a global provider of visualization technology, has launched the Planar Venue Pro VX Series, a family of indoor fine pixel pitch LED video wall displays delivering in-camera visual performance for virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR), as well as on-camera visual performance for broadcasters. The company says the series “combines high-performing scan and […]

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier And Akamai To Stream FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be one of the largest sporting events ever seen and is sure to deliver many of the game’s most exciting moments. To bring the experience to its viewers, Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV will be the only provider to transmit all 64 matches, live. By working together, the two companies […]

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At IBC, Returning To A New Normal

In Amsterdam this week, there was plenty of talk about broadcasters’ ongoing transition to IP and the cloud, along with the supply chain issues and labor shortages hampering it, but most people were too grateful to see old friends, colleagues and clients to complain.

Cinedigm Expands Cineverse Distribution This Fall With Vidgo Partnership

Cinedigm Corp., a streaming technology and entertainment company serving enthusiast fan bases, announced a new deal with American college sports, news and entertainment streamer, Vidgo. Vidgo becomes the first virtual MVPD to agree to distribute Cinedigm’s flagship streaming service, Cineverse, which will feature a lineup of free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels plus thousands of films and TV […]

VFX YouTube Influencer Pwnisher Switches To DaVinci Resolve Studio

Blackmagic Design says that popular director and visual effects (VFX) artist Clinton Jones, known by his YouTube channel name Pwnisher, has switched his post-production workflow to DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, grading, VFX and audio post production software. Jones, who began his career in 2006, was inspired to create 3D art with the thought, “If I can think […]

Cobalt Digital Receives Smart Video Group Award For Superior Technology, Signs Partnership With Smart Video Group

Cobalt Digital, designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear initiative, has received a Superior Technology Award from Smart Video Group GmbH, providers of technology, solutions and support for smart workflows. The award was presented to Cobalt at IBC 2022. Suzana Brady, SVP of […]

Harmonic’s Andrii Vladyka To Receive SCTE Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Award

Harmonic today announced that Andrii Vladyka, technical product manager for the company’s broadband business, will be honored with the 2022 SCTE Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Award. Vladyka is receiving the award for making key contributions to the cable industry, including operationalizing Network Function Virtualization, pioneering vCMTS and cutting-edge developments in vOLT and vCPE. “I am […]

Amazon Primed For ‘Thursday Night Football’ Tour

The fully remote production launches tonight with a new mobile fleet of 16 that’s producing the games in 1080p with High Dynamic Range with around 250 people onsite for each TNF game. (Courtesy of Prime Video)

WWJ Detroit Prepares For The Elements With Next Weather Tracker

NAB Show New York Features New Cine Live Lab

NAB Show New York is introducing the Cine Live Lab, a new destination on the show floor featuring daily, hands-on demonstrations of the latest tools and techniques in cinematic storytelling and live broadcast production. Presented in partnership with AbelCine, the Cine Live Lab is open to all NAB Show New York badge holders and will take […]

WRAL Moves To Digitally Save Its Identity

This Thursday, WRAL will announce a partnership with Eon Media, a Toronto-based tech company focused on artificial-intelligence video streaming solutions, that will generate boundless access to the station’s archives. The vast cache of now metadata-encoded video — amounting to half a million hours’ worth of content, according to Accarrino — will soon be made easily available to not only the WRAL newsroom, but also the general public.

How to produce news remotely

Staff in the field need to be able to work as effectively as in the newsroom, so finding the right tools to work faster and more collaboratively becomes crucial.

Five Stations Launch NextGen TV In Louisville

WBKI, WDRB, WAVE, WHAS and WBNA are available now in ATSC 3.0. They will be joined by WKMJ next week.

Blackmagic Design Announces New Ultimatte 12 Models

Blackmagic Design has rolled out four new models of its Ultimatte 12 real time compositing processors that are all designed for creating the next generation of broadcast graphics. Also announced was a new Ultimatte Software Control app for Mac and Windows that’s available for download free of charge. This software lets you control all Ultimatte 12 […]