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AWS teams up with Riot Games to Reimagine Esports Experiences
19/07/2022
Riot is the first company to use AWS’s data analytics integration for esports broadcasts to reimagine how fans experience League of Legends (LoL), VALORANT, and League of Legends: Wild Rift events. AWS will provide the company with its Cloud…
Bringing the cloud to Twickenham for World Rugby
14/07/2022
Hi Ronan, could you please give us a little bit of background to World Rugby and the scale of the operation. World Rugby is an international federation and a global movement comprising more than 500 million fans and 10…
Syracuse University Becomes the First Athletic Department to Deploy TVU Networks Cloud-Based Instant Replay System
13/07/2022
TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced the adoption of its cloud-based instant replay system by the athletic department at Syracuse University (SU). Starting with the upcoming fall season, the…
Cloud takes center stage for LiveU at IBC 2022
13/07/2022
The cloud will take center stage on the LiveU stand at IBC with innovative cloud workflow solutions. LiveU will be highlighting its end-to-end live video and remote production (REMI) solutions, powered by the LiveU cloud video platform, enabling new…
ATOMOS Cloud Studio Is Now Live
13/07/2022
Atomos Cloud Studio, which is a complete set of cloud-based services for livestreaming and remote collaboration, is finally available. It integrates with the new Atomos CONNECT module for NINJA V/V+, ZATO CONNECT, and SHOGUN CONNECT devices, which are now…
Newsbridge and Alpha Networks partner for end-to-end cloud video management and OTT
13/07/2022
The integrated solution for content asset production and distribution combines Newsbridge’s Cloud Media Hub and signature Multimodal Indexing AI technology, with Alpha Networks’ Bee propelled by Kinow leading Live & On-Demand video platform. Image depicting the logos of companies…
Synamedia acquires Quortex to add just-in-time live video streaming and accelerate its SaaS offerings
12/07/2022
Synamedia, the world’s largest independent video software provider, today announced it has acquired Quortex, the privately-held provider of a leading cloud video delivery platform optimized for just-in-time processing of live video streaming. With this acquisition, Synamedia will enhance its…
GV AMPP, Singular.live enable graphics for live content localisation
04/07/2022
Grass Valley is growing GV AMPP’s ability to seamlessly localise content, and the deeper integration with Singular.live will enable the AMPP platform for virtualised media production tools to prepare graphics in advance, or on the fly, from within AMPP’s GV Live Producer Interface. Using…
UKTV Enhances Media Workstreams and Functions with an AWS Solution
09/06/2022
AWS customer UKTV needed a cloud-based resource to customize their media supply chain and media asset management (MAM) workstreams and functions. They used Media2Cloud on AWS, a Data Science & Analytics for Media solution from the AWS Solutions Library,…
Deutsche Telekom deploys Cloud TV Suite from Comcast Technology Solutions
09/06/2022
Comcast Technology Solutions’ Cloud TV Suite provides a unified platform and common architecture to power Magenta TV services across set-top boxes, connected TVs, computers, smartphones, and tablets. “At Deutsche Telekom, we are committed to delivering the ultimate, world-class TV…
Beach Soccer Utilizes Cloud Production Workflows for World’s Largest Tournament
04/06/2022
Aimed at improving keeping fans engaged and informed on all the latest action from the beach, the solution will be in use for Beach Soccer’s biggest event of the year. By leveraging easylive.io’s cloud-based video mixer, BSWW will be…
beIN MEDIA GROUP and Microsoft expand collaboration to accelerate cloud adoption
04/06/2022
The agreement will see beIN and Microsoft combine their expertise to develop creative products and solutions to offer unique fan engagement and experience services for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and beyond. Earlier this year, beIN partnered…
Chyron’s PRIME 4.5 Eases Shift to Cloud-Based Video Workflows
03/06/2022
New features and enhancements in PRIME 4.5 simplify the shift toward cloud-based workflows for live uncompressed video, give users more control over live data without the need for complex scripting, bring added efficiency to common data-management and scene-building tasks,…
Ateme enables MyTV’s headend virtualization
03/06/2022
Ateme, the global leader in video compression and delivery solutions with innovation at its core, has announced it has virtualized the headend of MyTV, a subsidiary of VNPT, the second biggest telecommunications operator in Vietnam. To enable the virtualized…
Globecast to supply fully managed services for beIN Asia Pacific
01/06/2022
Globecast will be providing a wide range of services including cloud and on-prem playout, sports contribution services and content management. The company is also supplying satellite, fibre and IP streaming distribution. Globecast will also host the sports provider’s OTT…
Gravity Media Opens New Production Centre in Manchester’s Iconic ABC Buildings
27/05/2022
The relocation of its existing Manchester Production Centre in one of the fastest growing tech cities in Europe, will allow Gravity Media to offer a wide range of new services and will underpin expansion across broadcast and post-production markets,…
Bitcentral powers OTT monetization for cryptocurrency-based service Rewarded TV
27/05/2022
Rewarded TV is an innovative streaming service that enables users to earn RPLAY, a TNT-20 crypto token, in real-time just for watching, sharing, and engaging with content on the service. Bitcentral’s industry-leading FUEL + Powr.tv platform creates dynamic linear…
TV5MONDE Expands Global Reach with Harmonic Cloud Streaming
25/05/2022
Harmonic today announced that leading French-language entertainment provider TV5MONDE is streaming its channels to millions of households with Harmonic’s VOS®360 cloud streaming platform. “Being the world’s leading provider of French-language content, it is important for us to be hyper-present…
TVU Networks Adds Integration with Singular.live Graphic Templates to TVU Channel in Cloud-Based Workflow
19/05/2022
TVU Channel is an infrastructure-free 24/7 channel solution that enables the user to schedule live and VOD programming from a simple web browser. The cloud-based solution can be used for playout via a traditional television channel, to an OTT…
Arqiva launches cloud-based channel and live event interchange, Arqade
18/05/2022
The cloud-based platform, which can also take content from conventional fibre and satellite inputs, delivers to TV channels, platforms and online services for streaming and video publishing – all with robust monitoring and end-to-end technical management by Arqiva. In…
Telestream extends cloud portfolio by acquiring Encoding.com
18/05/2022
“Over Encoding.com’s 13-year history, the company has generated significant traction powering video supply chains for leading streaming platforms, content distributors, and web-based VOD platforms,” said Dan Castles, CEO at Telestream. “Being cloud-native from inception, the technology fits perfectly within…
Cloud-native Imagine Aviator will see regional debut at CABSAT
16/05/2022
CABSAT will see the regional debut of Imagine Aviator, the company’s new approach to channel management and monetisation designed to help media companies extract maximum revenue potential from their assets. First shown at the 2022 NAB Show, Aviator is…
LiveU Announces the Acquisition of Cloud-based Video Production Provider easylive.io
13/05/2022
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of easylive.io as part of its strategy to expand its cloud video platform, enabling customers to grow their audiences with original, interactive and quality…
Tedial announces smartWork media integration platform
09/03/2022
Tedial is launching smartWork, a new media integration platform that aims to simplify complex business processes. The platform enables users to define integrations autonomously – without vendor participation – and create workflows in a flexible and agile manner, said…
Rafael Dubois joins Qvest as new Vice President Sales Europe Media & Entertainment
09/03/2022
Cologne, March 08, 2022: Qvest has appointed Rafael Dubois as Vice President Sales Europe Media & Entertainment with effect from March 1, 2022. Thus, Qvest will further strengthen its long-term growth strategy in Europe and support customers to master…
Alibaba, OBS enable Olympic broadcasters to access live footage via the public cloud
20/02/2022
Alibaba and Olympic Broadcasting Services have joined forces to enable rights-holding broadcasters (RHBs) of Beijing 2022 to receive live footage through the public cloud infrastructure for the first time. During Beijing 2022, over 20 broadcast organisations are using Live…
Dejero to showcase new EnGo 256 with internet ‘GateWay mode’ and latest cloud integrations at NAB 2022
17/02/2022
Dejero will be showcasing its new EnGo 256 mobile transmitter at NAB 2022 (Booth W3930) with built-in GateWay mode, as well as integrations with Grabyo and Dazzl cloud video platforms. Enhancing productivity and simplifying cloud-based workflows of remote news…
Tellyo updates Stream Studio to include frame-perfect switching in the cloud
15/02/2022
Cloud-based video content creation Tellyo has updated its capabilities to include frame-perfect switching of a live multi-camera production in the cloud. Stream Studio includes a new stream synchronisation engine that precisely synchronises inputs from multiple camera feeds, said the…
For first time in Olympic broadcasting, as many signals will be sent via the cloud as standard delivery
07/02/2022
Beijing 2022 will see more than 20 broadcast organisations receive feeds in real-time at their centralised production house via the cloud, in either UHD or HD. Olympic Broadcasting Services has revealed that during the Winter Olympics the distribution of…
Using cloud can reduce OB technical infrastructure needs ‘by up to 70 per cent’
30/01/2022
A proof of concept undertaken as part of IBC’s Accelerators programme has found that for some broadcasters, using cloud production reduces the amount of technical infrastructure required for the gallery production by up to 70 per cent. The project,…
Broadpeak launches SaaS-based streaming platform
19/01/2022
Broadpeak is getting into the software-as-a-service market with the launch of a new streaming platform, broadpeak.io. The platform is aimed at TV operators and OTT providers who want to offer better streaming quality to their viewers. According to the…
CP Communications launches cloud-based solutions for live multi-camera productions
19/01/2022
CP Communications is launching two new products aimed at the live video production market. Both Virtual Media Centre and FastReturn secure video management platform are built around WebRTC, and have been proven in the field during high-profile events over…
PMM Leverages Sony’s Ci to Transform Public Broadcasting Archive
19/01/2022
Public Media Management’s PMM broadcast technology platform serves more than 20 PBS stations and is the only cloud-based master control solution in public television. It implements new technology solutions that help our business and our clients’ streamline workflows, and…
Blackbird achieves AWS Partner status
17/01/2022
Cloud-native video editing platform Blackbird has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technology Partner status and completed the Foundational Technical Review (FTR) of Blackbird Edge to accelerate AWS engagement. Becoming an AWS Partner means that Blackbird is able to offer…
GAC Media Chooses Globecast’s Cloud Playout Services
12/01/2022
Globecast has announced that GAC Media has chosen its market-leading cloud playout services, along with satellite distribution, to support both networks. GAC Family and GAC Living launched in September 2021 as new destinations for family-friendly programming. GAC Family (formerly…
Blackbird to provide FIFA with cloud-native video production services
17/12/2021
Blackbird has been engaged by FIFA, world football’s governing body, to provide sustainable cloud-native video production services in a multi-year arrangement. The organisation’s distributed production team will use Blackbird for professional-level, collaborative cloud-native video editing and publishing of football…
ITV switches to AI-based segmentation with PFT cloud solution
12/12/2021
ITV has selected CLEAR Vision Cloud from Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) for delivering AI-based automatic segmentation of long-form content. ITV currently marks 12 types of segments in its content manually, as both physical segments (colour bars, blacks and slates)…
MediaKind and Arqiva partner to create new cloud-native service
02/12/2021
MediaKind and Arqiva are partnering to introduce a media service proposition that aims to break down barriers to cloud migration for broadcasters. The partnership will deliver a new cloud-native, fully managed service for the aggregation, processing, and delivery of…
AVIWEST Launches PRO460 5G Transmitter for Live Remote Production
14/10/2021
AVIWEST, a leading provider of live video contribution solutions, today unveiled its new PRO460, the next evolution of its flagship PRO bonded cellular transmitter series for remote and at-home video production over 5G networks. The AVIWEST PRO460 addresses all…
LiveU Transforms National Live Basketball Coverage in Australia
14/10/2021
For the first time, the National Basketball League (NBL) of Australia has succeeded in live streaming every state basketball game, significantly increasing the popularity of NBL1, Australia’s professional semi-elite basketball league in a year impacted by the pandemic. This…
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