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Nouvelle Vague Simulcasts Live Events via SRT and RTMP with AJA BRIDGE LIVE
13/10/2021
As multi-platform streaming has become the standard for live entertainment, live production professionals are leaning on simulcast workflows to deliver content to increasingly fragmented audiences. While vital for maximizing audience reach, successfully implementing simulcast workflows can prove challenging, given…
Tupelo Honey produces The Basketball Tournament (ESPN) with LiveU LU800
06/09/2021
Indianapolis-based production company, Tupelo Honey, leveraged the new LiveU LU800 transmission unit alongside LiveU’s Remote Production solution to cover The Basketball Tournament broadcasting on ESPN….
Timeline TV launches virtual studio broadcast centre in Ealing
06/09/2021
Timeline’s new broadcast facility in Ealing is has been hosting Channel 4 and Whisper’s live coverage of the Paralympics, but the build is part of a wider expansion by the west London facility group. …
World’s first stand-alone 5G network introduced in MotoGP™
06/09/2021
At the British GP, BT Sport, Dorna, Vislink & the University of Strathclyde showcased a private stand-alone 5G network….
Pandemic spurs tipping point in streaming
04/09/2021
The explosive growth of streaming across the world is showing no signs of slowing down, and this continued growth is particularly strong in Europe reveals the Conviva State of Streaming report for the second quarter of 2021….
OBS CEO Yiannis Exarchos on UHD, HDR, and Why the Cloud Matters
20/07/2021
NDI now supported in latest Zoom Rooms release
20/07/2021
NDI, a Vizrt Group brand, is happy to announce that NDI is now supported in Zoom Rooms. The move follows the adoption of NDI by Zoom for MacOS and Microsoft Teams in 2020, and Skype in 2018. Zoom Rooms brings HD video collaboration into any…
Carlyle to Acquire LiveU to Further Accelerate Global Growth
20/07/2021
Founded in 2006, LiveU is the pioneer of a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission platform, offered to major live broadcast news networks and sports content owners globally. LiveU’s technology enables customers to apply innovation and automation to the entire production workflow. LiveU provides an…
JVC Launches New Line of PTZ Cameras
13/07/2021
The new 4K KY-PZ400NW/NB and HD KY-PZ200NW/NB cameras are designed to provide optimal streaming image quality and performance for remote production over the internet and are equipped with NDI|HX and SRT streaming, H.265/H.264/MJPEG encoding and VITC (Vertical Interval Timecode)…
Olympics: Telemundo Deportes Plans 300+ Hours of Live ​Streaming Coverage
13/07/2021
“Our Spanish-language digital coverage will enhance the audience’s Olympic experience with many options for consuming and engaging with the best of Tokyo,” said Eli Velazquez, executive vice president of sports content for Telemundo Deportes. “Telemundo’s digital offering across our…
TF1 France delights UEFA Euro 2020 TM audiences with Vizrt XR
13/07/2021
Vizrt XR Playbook gives in-studio and outdoor broadcasters the ultimate creative potential in visual storytelling capabilities and sports analysis including virtual, augmented, mixed, and extended reality graphics and video wall control. Using Vizrt XR Playbook, TF1 audiences are taken…
Simplestream powers GB News’ OTT service
13/07/2021
The GB News app is currently available on desktop, Android, and iOS and is due to be made available across all major platforms by the end of 2021. Simplestream’s App Platform provides the broadcaster with a fully customisable framework,…
Matrox Extio 3 IP KVMs an OB-vious Choice for Lyon Video
28/06/2021
From premier North American soccer confederation matches to distinguished festivals and events, Lyon Video covers it all. As we are a full-service mobile broadcast provider and production company, connecting staff in order to better serve customers across North America…
NMR Events Adopts Quicklink Studio to Include Remote Speakers in Virtual Events
28/06/2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, NMR Events transitioned into a completely virtual event workflow. As a result, they turned to Quicklink as the chosen call ingest solution to receive high-quality, ultra-low latency audio and video from speakers and presenters….
GlobeStream Leverages Blackmagic for Softball Championships
28/06/2021
When the USA Softball’s Girls 18 and under 2020 GOLD National Championships took place at the organization’s Hall of Fame Sports Complex in Oklahoma City, we had already produced the championship tournament for a few years and had gotten…
RTL Belgium acquired by DPG Media, Groupe Rossel
28/06/2021
RTL Group has sold its Belgian subsidiary to local media companies DPG Media and Groupe Rossel in a deal worth €250 million. The deal is expected to close in the final quarter of 2021, subject to regulatory approvals. RTL…
Filmnova partners with Grabyo to produce the World Triathlon Para Series in the cloud
27/06/2021
The World Triathlon Para Series, which offers a unique and inclusive global opportunity for athletes of all disabilities to perform at elite levels in this exciting and dynamic sport,  returned to Leeds, U.K. for the fifth time this June….
Gravity Media Goes Big For In-Stadium Screen Production For British & Irish Lions
27/06/2021
The match will see the Lions take to the field in this historic moment for the sport, which will be in front of a crowd of 16,500, the largest rugby event the UK has seen since the COVID-19 pandemic…
Teradek Unveils Bolt 4K LT Max Transmitter-Receiver System
27/06/2021
Bolt 4K LT Max is powered by the third-generation Amimon 4K chipset and is interoperable with the entire lineup of Bolt 4K, Bolt 4K LT and Bolt 4K Monitor modules. “The Bolt 4K LT line is the onramp to…
Mediapro Expands U.S. Operations with New Production Center
21/06/2021
Mediapro U.S. has expanded its U.S. operations with the opening of a new Manhattan facility that has 12,600 square feet dedicated to broadcast and media services. Mediapro U.S. said the new facility in Hudson Yards, Manhattan offers a production…
Streaming services to be brought under Ofcom regulation
21/06/2021
Streaming giants Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime could be regulated in the same way as broadcast network. Under soon-to-be-published plans, media regulator Ofcom would be given the power to rule on complaints concerning bias and inaccuracy. Culture Secretary Oliver…
LiveU Matrix And Blackbird Help RTL Boost Viewer Engagement Of German Elections
17/06/2021
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, and Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the award winning cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, Blackbird, today announced that Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland chose their newly pre-integrated live news solution to…
Ross Video Acquires Primestream
04/06/2021
Ross Video has acquired media-asset-management solutions provider Primestream. The acquisition marks Ross Video’s 17th since 2009 and its largest to date, taking the Ross headcount over the 1,000-employee threshold. The deal will see the Primestream portfolio and teams led…
67 Pall Mall Launches Unique 4K Streaming Service Dedicated to Fine Wine on Red Bee’s OTT Platform
01/06/2021
London’s Fine Wine Private Members’ Club, 67 Pall Mall, is now launching 67PallMall.tv, a streaming service dedicated to fine wine on Red Bee Media’s OTT Platform. 67PallMall.tv will initially offer six hours of original content per day in 4K…
Infosys serves up AI highlights at French Open
01/06/2021
Infosys is providing its artificial intelligence highlights solution for a number of broadcasters covering this year’s French Open at Roland Garros. The solution enables broadcasters to resize videos with AI and produce ready-to-publish clips for different social platforms that…
La Solution RF Simplifies Video Multiplexing With Aviwest
29/05/2021
La Solution RF is a French company specializing in HD video transmission and 4K broadcasts in HF (high frequency) or over 4G/5G. Since 2003, they have offered their services to TV channels and broadcast facilities providers in sports, news,…
UEFA gear up for European Champions League Final
27/05/2021
Three weeks ago, due to travel restrictions, it was decided that the venue for the The European Champions League Final would be changed from Turkey to Portugal, allowing up to 6,000 fans to travel to watch the game. We…
Scottish Premiership embraces remote production with QTV solutions
24/05/2021
Glasgow-based broadcast facilities and production company, QTV, has signed a multi-year agreement with the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) to provide outside broadcast, production, and distribution services from season 2020/21 onwards….
ES Broadcast makes significant technology investment for summer of sport
17/05/2021
Broadcast solutions specialist ES Broadcast has significantly expanded its equipment inventory in anticipation of major sporting events taking places this summer. The UHD technology investment sees the addition of more than 100 UHD camera channels and 4K camcorders to…
LiveU launches all-inclusive live video subscription service
12/05/2021
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, has today launched its new all-inclusive, subscription-based service with a flexible upgrade model, addressing the growing need for live broadcasts in a unique one-stop-shop. LiveU 360° offers a…
TV2 Deploys Fully-Equipped SNG and IP Vans Featuring AVIWEST Technology for Live Coverage and Multicasting
10/05/2021
AVIWEST, a leading provider of video contribution systems, announced today that the company’s solutions have been used by TV2, Denmark’s national TV station, to equip the broadcaster’s new generation of satellite news gathering (SNG) and IP vans dedicated to…
Corrivium taps Grass Valley for virtual events
05/05/2021
Sydney-based global live event streaming provider Corrivium has chosen Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to stream high-profile virtual events at broadcast quality. Explaining the deployment, Corrivium noted that during the last year, almost all physical events…
Telestream Releases Next Version of Wirecast
02/05/2021
Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced a latest version of Wirecast, its award-winning live production and streaming platform for Mac and Windows. The new version adds native support for Apple…
Panasonic Canada becomes Quicklink premium partner
30/04/2021
Quicklink, the leading global provider of hardware and software solutions for video and audio contributions, has announced partnership with Panasonic Canada to distribute the Quicklink solutions. This partnership further strengthens Quicklink’s operations in the region. In February, Quicklink announced…
Broadcast IP Transformation Report: The Biggest Challenges Facing Broadcasters in 2021
29/04/2021
When Haivision set out to survey broadcasters in our first report on the state of IP and cloud adoption in 2019, the company were curious to see what keeps those working in the industry up at night and asked…
LiveU Brings Mastercard® Sponsored Live Coverage of 2021 Australian Open Tennis Tournament to Fans Online
27/04/2021
LiveU’s live streaming and remote production solution was selected by Australian production company 5stream at the recent Australian Open for innovative viewer engagement and branding on behalf of the tournament’s official partner Mastercard®. The live production was a key…
CP Comms Brings Wireless RF Expertise for Sports to Supracam’s Live Basketball Coverage
26/04/2021
CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, today announced it is providing wireless RF technology and a camera package to Supracam, a specialty camera system company based in Tulsa, Okla., for live coverage of…
United And NEP Join Forces Again For The Eurovision Song Contest 2021
22/04/2021
A year after the Eurovision Songcontest was postponed, NEP and United join forces again for the multi-camera production of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Both companies are commissioned by the NOS to take care of the registration, including all…
Dock10 expands virtual studio capacity with more StarTrackers
22/04/2021
Mo-Sys Engineering (www.mo-sys.com), world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, is extending the capabilities for virtual and augmented reality at Dock10’s studio complex in Salford. Dock10 already had five channels of camera tracking, and…
Signature introduces Quicklink Studio for connecting remote presenters into virtual events
19/04/2021
The Chicago based Signature Production Group, a live and virtual event production company, have adopted Quicklink Studio and Quicklink ST102’s as a “go-to” solution for connecting remote presenters into virtual events. The Quicklink solutions were provided to Signature by…
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