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Zest4.TV Purchases Polycam Outside Broadcasts  Zest4.TV has purchased the business and assets of Polycam Outside Broadcasts and hired former Polycam owner Trevor Marr as Head of OBs.

The acquisition expands Zest4.TV's facilities from its traditional multi-camera flypack solutions to full outside broadcast facilities, with the addition of an 8-camera Mercedes Vario truck with full HD engineering and audio capabilities.Read More >>

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NEP Switzerland Doubles 4K Production Resources
NEP Switzerland has doubled its 4K production resources in readiness for broadcast production work on the 2017/2018 season of the Swiss Raiffeisen Super League (RSL).
NEP Uk Serves Wimbledon For A Further Four Years
NEP UK Broadcast Services has announced that it has secured a further four years to provide technical Host Broadcast Services for The Championships at Wimbledon.
Wohler Teams Up With Telegenic
Telegenic has selected Wohler Technologies to support its audio monitoring solutions as it expands its business and broadcast major televised golf events in the United States.
SIS LIVE Prepares For Glastonbury 2017
SIS LIVE has announced that it will provide connectivity services at Glastonbury 2017, connecting the headliners and hundreds of additional artists to the rest of the world. Two dual dish uplinks will be provided that will enable audiences to view performances and information on multiple platforms via mobile phones, tablets, laptops, as well as on BBC TV and iPlayer.
Italy's NVP Builds 4K OB Truck With SAM
NVP, the Italian broadcast production company, has chosen SAM to build a new state of the art 4K OB truck that positions NVP at the forefront of 4K OB production in Europe. SAM worked with long term partner Video Progetti to help design the truck to support NVP’s OB production services that need to encompass SD, HD, UHD, SDR and HDR content simultaneously.
Timeline TV Launch New 4K OB Truck
Timeline Television has launched its new outside broadcast truck, UHD2. The triple expanding IP 4K HDR 32-camera truck has been designed and built by Timeline to include the latest IP infrastructure and HDR technology. The company has worked alongside with SAM to build the unit.
SBS Specifies Leader LV5490 4K Test Instruments For UHD1 OB Truck
Broadcast Solutions GmbH has provided three Leader LV5490 4K test instruments for a new outside broadcast production truck built at its headquarters in Bingen am Rhein. The project was commissioned by South Korean's national television and radio network, SBS, which is based in Seoul.
Timeline To Launch 4K HDR IP Truck
Timeline Television has announced that it is building a triple expanding OB truck to provide fully uncompressed 4K and HDR over IP. The company will work alongside SAM to launch the new unit which will include the latest IP infrastructure and HDR technology.
The Revolution Will Be Televised
Although SIS LIVE offers a multitude of services, our raison d'être these days is to be the connectivity provider of choice, ensuring multiple avenues of connectivity for critical media content with highly customised solutions for specific requirements, says David Meynell, Managing Director, SIS LIVE.
Timeline Delivers OB Facilities For CBeebies Christmas Show

Timeline Television has delivered full outside broadcast and post-production for CBeebies' festive musical, The Nutcracker.

 Filmed at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre last month, Timeline provided a seven-camera coverage, including one radio camera, for three performances of show.
Ikegami Produces World's First 8K OB Vehicle
Ikegami has announced the completion of the world's first 8K OB production vehicle. The new vehicle is designed to operate as a complete mobile 8K broadcast production facility capable of producing television of unsurpassed picture quality, complete with 22.2 channel surround sound.
Pulse8 Goes From Strength To Strength
Pulse8 Media and Broadcast has a long established track record of delivering programming for UK and International producers and broadcasters. The company has broadened its offer significantly by adding no compromise, exceptional value and effective solutions for producers in need of live Outside Broadcast and live event facilities and production.
Reuters Deploys Solutions For Global HD Broadcast Of Oscar Pistorius Trial
I think with the fast moving pace of technology and reliable service offered by the satellite IP providers this is a great time for DSNG up-linking, writes Dave Nicoll at Sematron. We can now use exception value uplink terminals along with the convergence of the IP world to give a truly new workflow structure to the modern DSNG operator in the field.
OBs – When Bigger Isn't Always Best
Vivid Broadcast is a small independent with an eye to innovation. Always looking for a better fit for clients' expectations, they grew their sleek, ergonomic range of Flypacks from the ground up and sought to ensure that the user experience was not compromised. And now they've applied that same ethos to their OB trucks.