The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in New York state, has been ranked over the years as a top school for journalism, film, media and entertainment in the U.S. by a number of organizations. To help prepare its students for careers in media and entertainment, the private college has installed two […]
Densitron, a global provider of display, touchscreen, computing and specialised ODM, has made three senior appointments as the company continues to grow its sales, business development and advanced engineering capacities. Allan Delaurier joins Densitron as vice president of sales, Americas; Chris Strellis becomes director of advanced engineering; and Takao Okada is now business development manager […]
The streaming service RTL+ is now available on Vodafone’s TV platform as a pre-installed app. The basis for the GigaTV migration of RTL+ is the Metrological Lightning Framework. TeraVolt has specialized in developments in the Lightning Framework from Metrological (part of Comcast Technology Solutions) for years and was commissioned by RTL and Vodafone for the […]
Vizrt, a provider of real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators, has introduced three new products — Viz Flowics, Viz Data Connectors and Viz Social — after integrating Flowics’ unique offerings into the wider Vizrt product portfolio. Vizrt says its new solutions with the addition of Flowics’ technologies, “simplifies production workflows for all […]
Pixotope says it “just completely changed the game for virtual production education” with the release of Pixotope Pocket. Available as part of the Pixotope Education Program, the app gives aspiring virtual production professionals easy, unfettered access to augmented reality (AR) and virtual studio (VS) tools and workflows. Circumventing the need for a fully equipped studio, […]
At BroadcastAsia 2023 (June 7-9, Singapore Expo), part of Asia Tech x Singapore, Broadpeak will highlight its software and services for video delivery and streaming. With Broadpeak’s software deployed on-premises, offered as a service, or a hybrid of both, video service and content providers can deliver an outstanding quality of experience (QoE) and reduce energy […]
Multiviewers continue on an evolutionary fast track for broadcasters, taking on multiple forms of video, becoming NDI capable and even adding browser-based options for more flexibility.
Riedel Communications has expanded its sales team in France with the appointment of Philippe Delépine as regional sales manager and François Sarbinowski as sales specialist, live production. With these new appointments, Riedel augments its overall sales and support capacity in France while specifically addressing the rising interest in the possibilities offered by the modular Simplylive […]
Atlanta DTH (ADTH) says it will be the first vendor to produce officially certified NextGen TV upgrade accessory receivers. The ADTH NextGen TV Box is powered by Tolka ATSC 3 Stack. Working in collaboration with Pearl TV’s FastTrack program, Tolka Telecommunications Corp. ensured that the ADTH NextGen TV Box met the requirements of the Consumer Technology […]
Wozniak, in a recent interview with BBC, warned that AI content should be clearly labeled and regulated, noting that the responsibility of AI content rests on those who publish it. “A human really has to take the responsibility for what is generated by AI,” he said, while also pressing for regulations to hold tech companies accountable so they don’t feel they can “get away with anything.”
NPAW, a provider of analytics and business intelligence solutions for online video services, has introduced new anti-account sharing and playback-resuming solutions to its suite of analytics apps, according to a company press release. Share Blocker gives subscription-based OTT services full control over their users’ account sharing to protect their source of revenue, the company says. […]
Amagi, a global provider of cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced that the National Hockey League has selected the company to create and distribute its first free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel to The Roku Channel and other platforms in the future. The channel features programming from the NHL’s content library […]
Technology professional association SMPTE said today that SMPTE Fellow Sally Hattori has accepted the position of SMPTE standards vice president, a role in which she is directing and supervising the standards projects of the Society. She previously served as SMPTE standards director and is serving the balance of the two-year term begun by her SMPTE […]
Nick Jushchyshyn, program director of digital media and virtual production at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, uses Blackmagic Design’s Ultimatte 12 HD and Ultimatte 12 HD Mini real time compositing processors as part of the program’s virtual production workflow. With Jushchyshyn directing the Virtual Production program, the Animation, Capture and Effects Lab […]
The Rochester Red Wings baseball team in Rochester, N.Y., has entered the 2023 season with fresh technology updates for its Zeplay instant replay servers. The latest hardware and software bring new technology improvements and operational efficiencies that optimize the in-venue and live streaming experience for fans. The AAA Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals has been a Zeplay customer for […]
Dielectric has appointed Nicole Starrett director of electrical engineering, effective immediately. In her new role, she will direct a team of engineers and technicians and manage coordination between Dielectric’s Antenna and RF Systems departments to ensure that all electrical engineering design needs are met. Nicole reports to Vice President of Engineering John Schadler. Starrett has […]
Broadcast production services company NVP has chosen Riedel Communications‘ Simplylive Production Suite to support remote production for Serie B football matches in Italy. Rather than sending OB trucks and full crews to every stadium for every match, NVP has begun deploying the live multi-camera production platform for selected matches in its “Innovation Hub” production center, […]
Maxon, the developers of professional 3D modeling, animation, rendering and motion design software solutions, have announced it is opening a new office in Waterloo, Canada, later in the year. Marking its increasing global presence, the office will accommodate Maxon’s expansion of development roles, including engineering, design and product management. “As a globally diverse company, we are […]
Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, has completed the $58.8 million cash acquisition of The Switch Enterprises through its wholly owned international subsidiary Tata Communications (Netherlands) B.V. Tata said: “With the close of this transaction, the combined strength of Tata Communications and The Switch is set to usher in a new world of end-to-end video production and transmission […]
Ai-Media, a global provider of professional captioning solutions, has launched LEXI 3.0, the new and improved version of its flagship live automatic captioning solution. The company says that “independent audits confirm that LEXI 3.0 consistently delivers results with 35% fewer recognition, formatting, and punctuation errors than the previous version.” LEXI 3.0 introduces new automated features, […]
LiveU, an IP-video company, has strengthened its presence in France with an expanded team around the country, including sales, marketing, customer support and R&D. The company has seen growing demand for its live video solutions in the country, specifically in the sports market as customers move to full and hybrid cloud production workflows. Philippe Gaudion […]
USSI Global, a turnkey provider of customized network, broadcast and digital signage systems and services worldwide, has expanded its Melbourne, Fla., campus with a fourth building. With the new space, which opened on March 1, the company has effectively tripled its square footage in Melbourne in the last decade. According to Kelly Rich, vice president of operations […]
IBC is preparing to honor the highest achievements in innovation and social impact with the launch of its IBC 2023 Awards. Nominations are now open for the free-to-enter IBC Innovation Awards and Social Impact Awards, with all parts of the industry invited to put forward entries for projects and programs. The IBC Innovation Awards recognize the top collaborative efforts […]
Broadcasters’ demands on cameras are increasing, from asking for IP readiness to standards flexibility and better control in multicamera environments. Vendors are answering the call. Pictured: Sony’s CNA-2 camera control network adapter.
Vizrt, a provider of real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators, has aligned its suite of products with Adobe Premiere Pro “to better coordinate an efficient production pipeline.” While Vizrt integrates with Adobe across multiple workflows in Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop, one new feature with Premiere Pro is the […]
Gray is rolling out Waymark’s tech across all its stations, letting them create video ads in five minutes or less.
Sinclair Broadcast Group CEO Chris Ripley and COO Rob Weisbordon on Wednesday said a task force currently being developed by federal regulators and key industry stakeholders will chart a course for the eventual shutdown of broadcast signals using the ATSC 1.0 standard.