Broadcast News Archive for July, 2018
31/07/2018 AJA Releases OG-X-FR Rackframe
AJA Video Systems has released its new openGear® compatible rackframe, OG-X-FR. The next generation rackframe has adaptive cooling and redundant power, among other features. AJA is now acceptin

31/07/2018 Atlona Integrates Zoom Rooms Solution With IP-Based AV Control
Atlona is to integrate Zoom Video Communications' popular Zoom Rooms solution with its Velocity platform. The integration will bring IP-based AV control to the Zoom Rooms solution, simplifying and

31/07/2018 AVIWEST Expands In North America With New Office
AVIWEST has expanded its presence in North America with the opening of a new office in New York. The new office allows the company to respond quickly to immediate presales, sales, and service supp

31/07/2018 dock10 Secures Contract Extension With BBC
UK television facility dock10 has secured a contract extension with the BBC. The extension will allow dock10 to provide the BBC with television studios, post production and media services until Ma

31/07/2018 EBU To Conduct UHD HDR Trials At Continental Sporting Event
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is to conduct UHD High Frame Rate (HFR) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) tests at the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin, 02-12 August. EBU Members a

31/07/2018 Ikegami To Highlight HDR Camera Range At IBC Show
Ikegami is to highlight its latest HDR-compatible range of camera systems at the upcoming IBC Show in Amsterdam, 14-18 September. The company's expanded range of monitors will also be displayed at

31/07/2018 R&D Solutions Celebrates Successful UK Roadshow
Bulgarian IT services provider R&D Solutions is celebrating a successful ICT roadshow in the UK. The roadshow was the first of its kind bringing 17 leading Bulgarian IT companies and close to 30 de

30/07/2018 Award-Winning DP Dives Deep With Core SWX For 'Shark Week'
Emmy® award-winning wildlife cinematographer Andy Casagrande has turned to Core SWX to help charge his underwater coverage for Discovery Channel's 'Shark Week'. 'Shark Week' is a long-running TV e

30/07/2018 Broadcasters Deploy FOR-A Tech During FIFA World Cup
FOR-A technology has been deployed by several world broadcasters to deliver coverage of the FIFA World Cup. Four FOR-A FRC-8000 multi-format frame rate converters and one FOR-A MFR-8000 4K/8K rout

30/07/2018 CBC Utilises Bitmovin Web Player Across Various Platforms
CBC has deployed Bitmovin's HTML5 web player and SDKs across multiple platforms of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. The company is using the online video technology from Bitmovin to increase the reac

30/07/2018 Cinegy Professional Service To Be Unveiled At IBC 2018
Cinegy is to unveil its new Professional Service at the IBC Show in Amsterdam, from 14-18 September. The company will also showcase its channel-in-the-cloud solution, and an end-to-end 8K workflow

30/07/2018 Deluxe Entertainment To Acquire VFX Company Atomic Fiction
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is to acquire visual effects (VFX) company Atomic Fiction, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval. An agreement was reached which will s

30/07/2018 MultiDyne To Showcase SilverBack V At IBC Show
MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions is to display its new camera-mounted fiber transport solution, SilverBack V, at IBC 2018 (Stand 11.D40) to mark its European debut. The industry's first 12G- and 4

30/07/2018 NEP Supports Online And On Demand Viewing With Its CDN
NEP The Netherlands is responding to the changing trend of consumer viewing behaviour through its own content distribution network (CDN). Viewing behaviour has been moving increasingly from linear

30/07/2018 StreamGuys To Debut New SGrecast Transcription Features At IBC
StreamGuys is to showcase the new audio transcription features of its SGrecast live stream system for the first time in Europe at IBC 2018. Powered by the patented enCaption4 cloud-based, automate

30/07/2018 Tiffen Supports Dean Cundey Masterclass In Toulouse
Tiffen has provided support for the recent film school masterclass from esteemed cinematographer Dean Cundey. The event was organised by the ISPRA French Film School in Toulouse, France, and was se

27/07/2018 Avid Releases MediaCentral | Editorial Management Platform
Avid® has released its new all-inclusive collaboration platform, MediaCentral® | Editorial Management. The platform allows entire teams to take part in media creation workflows with greater integra

27/07/2018 BBC R&D Team Wins IBC Best Conference Paper Award
A team from BBC R&D has won the IBC Best Conference Paper Award for their paper discussing rules-based AI and machine learning for automated production. The award is made to the technical paper wh

27/07/2018 Harmonic Secures Patent For CableOS CCAP Core
Harmonic has secured a patent for its Virtual Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) Core. The US Patent and Trademark Office awarded Patent Number 10,020,962 to the OTT video services provider.

27/07/2018 Ian Dodd Joins dock10 As New Head Of Post
UK television facility dock10 has appointed Ian Dodd as its new Head of Post Production. Mr Dodd brings 25 years of industry experience to the role, including a 17-year stint at The Farm as Founde

27/07/2018 IMT And Vislink To Showcase Leading Solutions At IBC
IMT and Vislink are heading to this year's IBC Show with a range of wireless camera transmitters and satellite solutions. The companies will showcase the MicroLite 2, HCAM and IMTDragonFly wireles

27/07/2018 Indian Broadcaster Deploys Lawo IP Console In Latest OB Van
Indian broadcaster Doordarshan has deployed a Lawo IP production console in its latest OB van in Delhi. The broadcaster installed a 16-fader Lawo crystal desk with full I/O extension. The IP-b

27/07/2018 Lineup Announced For SMPTE 2018 Symposium
The lineup has been unveiled for the SMPTE 2018 Symposium, 'Driving the Entertainment Revolution: Autonomous Cars, Machine Intelligence, & Mixed Reality'. The symposium will take place at the West

27/07/2018 Sheffield Hallam University Invests In Panasonic Camcorders
Sheffield Hallam University has upgraded its learning resources for Film and Media Production students with the purchase of 30 Panasonic AG-DVX200 camcorders. The integration of the cameras means s

27/07/2018 Stage Tec Expands Sales Network In Asia
Stage Tec has expanded its sales network in Asia with the appointment of a new distributor. Syncfish has been selected to distribute the company's entire range of professional audio equipment in S