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Panasonic version upgrade for AG-CX350, AG-CX10 and AJ-CX4000GJ 4K camcorder/CX Series
19/04/2021
Avid & LiveU Enabled Secure Remote IP Contribution Through MediaCentral
15/04/2021
Avid® today announced a strategic partnership with LiveU to enable the ingest of IP streams for television news and remote live TV production in Avid’s MediaCentral platform. This collaboration with LiveU, inventor and innovator of cellular bonding for transmitting…
New TVU Remote Commentator Offers Real-Time, Broadcast-Quality Audio Commentary for Live Productions over the Internet
15/04/2021
TVU Networks, a market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced TVU Remote Commentator, a cloud-based solution that allows sports producers and event organizers to add synchronized, real-time audio commentary from any location using…
Q&A with Dan Storr, Senior Project Manager at Timeline Television
14/04/2021
Videstream spoke with Dan Storr, Senior Project Manager at Timeline Television. Timeline Television is a market leading provider of UHD HDR outside broadcasts, post-production & studio-based services for major UK networks. Based in London and MediaCityUK. How have things…
Streamlabs & Stream Hatchet Q1 2021 Live Streaming Gaming Report
12/04/2021
The latest live streaming industry report from Streamlabs and Stream Hatchet is here! The report analyzes streaming industry trends and data from the gaming industry. As Twitch continues to break viewership records, we see Facebook Gaming close the gap…
EduTech leader, Boclips, deploys Blackbird for remote and efficient cloud native video production
12/04/2021
Blackbird, the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, announced today that EduTech leader, Boclips, has deployed Blackbird for remote and efficient cloud native video production. Boclips is a cloud-based educational platform that provides teachers…
St. Thomas Church embraces Panasonic livestreaming technology to bring community and worship together
07/04/2021
Working to expand its online offerings beyond audio webcast, Saint Thomas Church in New York, NY began filming video recordings of its services with a one-man video team for its extensive religious community. The original webcast production process ended…
RØDECaster Pro Public Beta Firmware Version 2.1.2 Released
07/04/2021
Beta firmware version 2.1.2, the next major firmware update for the RØDECaster Pro! Beta firmware version 2.1.2 unlocks a number of new features for the RØDECaster Pro, including MIDI Control, new sound pad modes, an ASIO Driver for added…
Facebook Unveils New Ad Units Tailored For Streamers
06/04/2021
The new units (see example below), dubbed “Dynamic Ads for Streaming,” or DAS, are aimed at film and/or TV streaming advertisers, enabling them to automatically generate unique ads for each of their titles without the need to configure individual…
Ekstraklasa Chooses Red Bee as New Technology Partner for Ekstraklasa.TV
06/04/2021
Ekstraklasa SA, the Polish top tier football league, has chosen leading global media services company Red Bee Media, as its technology partner to jointly develop the Ekstraklasa.TV streaming platform. The evolution of Ekstraklasa.TV will commence this season, and the…
Italian ANIBA (National Association of Broadcast and Audiovisual Companies) is formed
31/03/2021
ANIBA, the national association of broadcast and audiovisual companies, was officially established on March 18, 2021. There are 13 founding members of ANIBA: Videe, Cinevideo, NVP, Erreciesse Group, L’Opera, VideoB, InvideoPro, Videosystem Production, ONE, Live Sat, MS Network, DBW…
Music Choice Adopts Zixi SDVP for IP Delivery
31/03/2021
Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP, and award-winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced that Music Choice, the premier American television music service, has adopted the SDVP to broadcast…
AVIWEST and CyanView Partner to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multicamera Production
30/03/2021
AVIWEST, a leading provider of video contribution systems, announced today that its bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView’s RCP multicamera control panel. Seamless integration between AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP enables reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control…
Sony releases new 4K Live Production Switcher
29/03/2021
The newest addition to Sony’s switcher family, the XVS- G1, is an entry-level compact live production switcher developed as a next-generation platform. It combines the legacy of Sony’s switching technology, the power of a new video processing engine, 4K…
University of Rhode Island adds Epiphan solutions for remote learning
26/03/2021
The University of Rhode Island AV team equipped 30 classrooms with Pearl-2 and Pearl Mini hardware encoders for flexible, user-friendly lecture capture and streaming. Pressed for a streaming solution for hybrid learning In early 2020, the University of Rhode…
Tennis Australia serves up global content strategy for unique Australian Open with Grabyo
25/03/2021
During Australian Open 2021, organisers Tennis Australia leveraged Grabyo to enhance its global digital content strategy and deliver more immersive experiences to fans. As publishers and rights holders successfully adapt and innovate their content production workflows to cater for…
How to monetize live events by creating your own streaming service
24/03/2021
Tove Bonander, Strategic Product Manager, OTT at Red Bee Media speaks to Videstream about Red Bee’s comprehensive OTT platform. The Platform gives brands and content owners the possibility to launch a fully-fledged streaming service, rapidly and easily, no matter…
ABS Network Upgrades its Live Newsgathering Capabilities with LiveU Technology
24/03/2021
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, announced today that the Middle East’s leading news network, ABS Network (ABSN), has selected its live video solutions for live newsgathering across the Middle East and from its…
CP Communications Support HOKA Product Launch with Live Racing Event Production
23/03/2021
To celebrate the release of the Carbon X 2, its new high-end running shoe, HOKA invited some of the world’s top long-distance ultrarunners to try a pair – while trying to break the world record for a 100K run….
63rd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony Goes Virtual Using TVU Networks
22/03/2021
Remote participation of award nominees, category winners, host and crew members for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony was orchestrated using technology from TVU Networks. Live streamed on Grammy.com and YouTube, the ceremony featured the presentation of over 70…
Blaze Streaming Media delivers remote workflows for virtual events with AWS
22/03/2021
Amidst the challenges presented by a global pandemic, the live events industry has shown incredible resiliency. Even as large, in-person gatherings ceased in 2020, and it became clear that they would remain unsafe for the foreseeable future, the industry…
LiveU Solo now supports Amazon Live
18/03/2021
LiveU announced today that the LiveU Solo pack now supports Amazon Live using the #Amazon Live preset and its 720p profile. Amazon Live provides a great way for sellers to show off their products or for influencers to interact…
LiveU and Blackbird team up for end-to-end live and VOD production
18/03/2021
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, has teamed up with Blackbird plc (AIM:BIRD), the developer and seller of the multi award winning cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, Blackbird, to speed up the production…
Bluefin TV & Lululemon London Live Stream HIIT & Yoga Sessions
18/03/2021
Working with a fantastic team from Red Lion PR and Lululemon UK, Bluefin TV recently filmed and live streamed some HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and yoga sessions to an invited, international audience. Using Lululemon’s Covent Garden studios, Bluefin…
CCTV Celebrates Year of the Ox with Ross Video
17/03/2021
Following the ground-breaking use of Extended Reality (XR) during its December 31st New Year’s Eve broadcast, China’s national broadcaster CCTV again chose Augmented Reality (AR) solutions from Ross to underpin its recent Spring Festival Gala program welcoming the Chinese…
Streambox updates Sessions to include more collaboration
17/03/2021
Streambox Sessions is a simple and cost effective way to connect post-production, visual effects, broadcast and media organizations who require remote sharing of secure, high quality color rich content sessions is ideal for offsite producers, directors, colorists, editors, advisers…
Esports Streaming Predicted to Grow To $US3.5B By 2025
17/03/2021
A new report by Juniper Research today finds that the global eSports and game streaming industry is estimated to grow to $3.5billion USD by 2025, an increase of over 60% on current figures of $2.1billion USD. This makes it…
Haivision EMS Brings Improved Stream Monitoring and Control with the New 1.2 Update
16/03/2021
Since its introduction, Haivision EMS (Element Management System) has been helping system administrators centrally manage all of their Makito encoders and decoders no matter where they are located. Whether they are deployed at sports venues, broadcast studios or for ISR applications, Haivision EMS makes…
Gfinity Moves to Cloud-Powered Production with Grass Valley’s GV AMPP
16/03/2021
Grass Valley announces that international esports and gaming solutions provider, Gfinity, has deployed its cloud-based SaaS platform GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to support multi-day live esports broadcasts. London-based Gfinity is using the technology to handle production and delivery, entirely…
LiveU Acquires its UK Channel Partner, Garland Partners
16/03/2021
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of its longstanding channel partner in the UK market, Garland Partners Limited (“Garland”). LiveU has been working successfully in the UK for over 12 years,…
Lightstream adds browser source as a layer
16/03/2021
Lightstream has opened up 3rd Party Integrations to include other browser sources. You can now add any compatible URL to Lightstream. Works with: Streamloots, SoundAlerts, Kappamon & more! Some sites block embedding and aren’t compatible. What is a Browser Source…
Quicklink launches all-in-one hybrid switcher
15/03/2021
Quicklink, the leading global provider of hardware and software solutions for video and audio contributions, has completed its professional contribution workflow with the launch of an all-in-one hybrid switcher: an easy to use, end-to-end broadcast-grade solution which combines the…
Netball Australia partners with Grabyo to grow digital presence
15/03/2021
The governing body has selected Grabyo’s cloud video platform to engage and build its fan-base across social media platforms. Netball Australia, the national governing body for netball in Australia, has partnered with Grabyo to bolster its digital presence ahead…
EVS launches Blackbird partnership with deployment for international sporting events
15/03/2021
EVS, the leader in live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, has announced today a partnership with Blackbird, the world’s fastest, most powerful professional cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, providing rapid access to video content for…
Blackmagic releases Web Presenter 2.1 update
12/03/2021
What’s new in Blackmagic Web Presenter 2.1 Add user manual translated to multiple languages. Improve switchover time between mobile phone and ethernet connection when streaming in lower bitrates. Fix issue where phone icon was missing when streaming via tethered…
Dejero Delivers Resilient Connectivity to Pilot COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site in California
12/03/2021
Dejero GateWay network aggregation device provides Wi-Fi and media uplink capabilities at large-scale vaccination site at California State University. To support the recent opening of a mass vaccination site at California State University’s LA campus, Dejero provided the California…
Infront Productions applies Lawo IP solutions for winter sports production
12/03/2021
For IBC/MCR operations and feed distribution at the the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021, Infront Productions relied on the Lawo IP broadcast infrastructure with V__matrix, Lawo’s Software defined IP Core routing, Processing & Multi-viewing Platform, and the V__matrix…
Telestream Acquires Masstech
12/03/2021
In a market influencing move in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) content storage & management sector, Telestream has announced its acquisition of Masstech. Telestream, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, is a vertical market software business focused on the video space and…
New TVU Rack Router Transmits Live 8K UHD Video over Network Powered by China Unicom 5G mmWave Technology
11/03/2021
TVU Networks, a market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, and China Unicom, the world’s fourth largest mobile service provider, are collaborating to expand the UHD media applications possible with 5G networks. TVU Networks is…
Vislink Joins the European Broadcasting Union
10/03/2021
Membership in Leading Alliance of Public Service Media Cements Vislink’s Focus on 5G Technology to Inform, Educate and Entertain Audiences Around the World. Vislink, the global technology leader in the collection, delivery and management of high quality, live video…
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