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Cinegy Air PRO Bundle races in to launch four PBS channels in Tampa

Cinegy today announced that its Cinegy Air PRO bundle was deployed in double-quick time by WEDU-TV, Tampa, Florida, to get four new channels on air. Received from Munich on a Friday and deployed on-air in Tampa by Monday, the Cinegy Air Pro bundle enabled WEDU-TV to begin transmitting one HD channel with local-origin programming; the Florida Channel, a satellite feed of legislative events; plus PBS Kids and Create TV picked up from neighbouring PBS station WUSF. WEDU was also able to add all required legal ID’s and announcements “on the fly” during the transition of the channels. Frank Wolynski, vice ...

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Pronology Continues Its Tradition of Providing World-Class Workflow Solutions for The Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, CA, MARCH 22, 2018 – Employing the very latest in workflow technology along with the collaboration of many parties is just a fraction of what it takes to ensure that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual OSCARS telecast goes off without a hitch. Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, was once again behind-the-scenes in the months leading into and at the event itself with its full suite of production tools. In its eighth consecutive year providing support for the show, Pronology‘s flagship CenterPoint media asset management platform along with its mRes standalone multi-resolution encoder were ...

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AIMS at the 2018 NAB Show

AIMS will return to the NAB Show this year and stronger than ever. AIMS will show the latest in ongoing collaboration among its members and with other industry bodies, highlighting progress in the march toward uniform IP interoperability. The centerpiece of its activities will be the IP Showcase, located in the Central Hall, booth C12634. The go-to place for all things related to the transition from SDI to IP, the IP Showcase will feature demonstrations, presentations, an on-site production control room, and a wealth of information related to IP. IP Showcase Interop Demonstrations  Following the momentum from the 2017 NAB ...

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Bleacher Report Uses axle ai and Amazon Web Services to Prepare, Manage and Deliver Media Assets

Portland, Oregon –  axle ai has announced that Bleacher Report has standardized on axle ai media management solutions and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental video processing solutions to prepare, manage, and deliver media assets across its online and social media properties. As a leader in news and entertainment focused on sports and culture, Bleacher Report engages audiences with breaking news and multimedia content across several online and social media platforms. In the last few years, Bleacher Report has grown to be a go-to destination for sports news and opinion, with many millions of site visitors, mobile app users and followers ...

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Vitec Group’s Production Solutions Division Appoints Wall Street Communications to Provide an Integrated Media Relations Program

SALT LAKE CITY — March 22, 2018 — Wall Street Communications today announced that Vitec Group (Vitec), a leading global provider of premium branded products and solutions for the image capture and sharing market, has appointed Wall Street Communications to provide media relations services for its Production Solutions Division. Wall Street Communications will provide an integrated media relations program designed to amplify seven brands in Vitec‘s Production Solutions Division and build the brands’ presence in the professional trade press. Vitec‘s customers include broadcasters, independent content creators, photographers, and enterprises. Through its portfolio of brands, the Production Solutions Division designs, manufactures, and ...

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Bluebell Opticom at the 2018 NAB Show

New — Silhouette Combine4 and Combine8 With the Silhouette Power-Insertion System  At the 2018 NAB Show, Bluebell will demonstrate the Silhouette line of rugged, deployable, high-density, mixed-technology media converters. The heart of the Silhouette power-insertion product family for robotic cameras in remote production scenarios, the Silhouette is a fully integrated 4K UHD robotic head system that works with SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, and 4K UHD cameras to provide power and control to the camera head and fibre optic connectivity for the remote-control panel. As a result, operators no longer need to rely on stadium power. The customizable Silhouette comes in three ...

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Boxer appoints new account manager

Harpenden UK, 22 March 2018 — Boxer, a leading UK solutions provider for multiplatform content acquisition, production, and delivery markets has announced the appointment of Chris Cooper as account manager. Cooper comes to Boxer following successful sales, account management, and hands-on tenures in broadcast and production for more than a decade. He is responsible for a range of key accounts, primarily those in the post production market. Cooper reports directly to Boxer Sales Manager, Peter Jones, who said, “Chris has demonstrated exemplary skills and knowledge that will substantially benefit our customers and complement Boxer’s accelerating growth. We are delighted that ...

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HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats

Wazee Digital Core Preserves HBO’s Legacy Sports Content Using AS-02 While Providing an Easy Way to Search and Download the Assets   DENVER — March 22, 2018 — Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that HBO® has begun using Wazee Digital Core to digitize and archive sports content currently stored in endangered videotape formats. In doing so, HBO can preserve its deteriorating content while providing access to the archive for stakeholders that need that content. “Many of HBO Sports’ assets are on legacy tape formats that need to be migrated to digital because the ...

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Mobile Viewpoint to showcase artificial intelligence-driven production and storage solutions at NAB 2018

AI solutions to be exhibited alongside Mobile Viewpoint’s complete IP contribution Multicam portfolio  Mobile Viewpoint, a leader in IP contribution solutions, will use NAB to showcase three new products that use Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) to automate low-cost delivery of content from remote locations, and improve efficiency of content indexing, storage, and search. In addition, Mobile Viewpoint will also exhibit its broader range of IP contribution solutions at the event, which takes place in Las Vegas, 9th-12th April 2018. Artificial Intelligence is the subject of much industry hype but is now maturing to feature in practical applications. Mobile Viewpoint is incorporating ...

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ATEME Enables MBC GROUP with Future Proof High Quality Solution at Lower OPEX

ATEME has announced today it’s reinforcing a successful partnership with MBC GROUP, the largest private multimedia company in the Middle East & North Africa region. Following a first successful deployment in 2017, ATEME now provides MBC GROUP with a complete H.264 and HEVC live headend for multi-screen services. In addition to the bandwidth efficiency, High Video Quality at the lower bitrates, the universality of input/output formats and video processing techniques, ATEME’s TITAN solution grants MBC GROUP with the following benefits: Lower OPEX: TITAN pure software solution simplifies integration and operations thanks to hardware abstraction and operational simplicity Flexible Architecture: ATEME’s ...

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Yospace to showcase the world’s most advanced server-side ad insertion technology at NAB Show

Staines-upon-Thames, UK – 22nd March 2018 Advanced dynamic ad insertion technology setting the standard for OTT monetization, combining quality of linear with intelligence of digital. Yospace will be demonstrating the capabilities of its server-side ad insertion platform at NAB 2018, a multi-award-winning solution that is widely regarded as the most advanced in the world. Yospace’s platform, which is fast becoming the de facto standard server-side monetization solution for OTT streaming, opens up advertising inventory, with one-to-one addressability, against the biggest and most challenging sporting events on the planet. Recent events covered include the 2018 Winter Games, Super Bowl LII, English ...

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Ericsson MediaFirst TV platform available on Amlogic’s Set Top Box Chipset

Next-generation TV operators can cost-effectively take their customers to new levels of personalized consumer experience satisfaction as a result of collaboration between Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Media Solutions and Amlogic to make Ericsson’s MediaFirst middleware available via Amlogic’s chipsets. Supported by its high performance central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU), the integration of Amlogic’s S905X chipset solution enables consumers to speedily access content, including High Dynamic Range (HDR) content, across MediaFirst set-top-boxes. Operators can also provide increased choice of content, as well as boosting engagement and personalization experiences for customers. Ericsson Media Solutions is a leading provider of personalized ...

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Pay-TV operators are failing to provide the positive customer experience, according to Paywizard

The vast majority of consumers want pay-TV operators to demonstrate they understand their needs and provide them with a positive customer experience at every stage of consumer engagement, but close to a third say they are falling short, according to new research from subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist Paywizard. The survey of more than 3,000 consumers across three bellwether markets – the United Kingdom, the United States and the Philippines – reveals 85% of all respondents expect a positive, personalised customer experience from their pay-TV providers throughout the customer lifecycle, yet the research also shows 31% have ...

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LiveU Launches Affordable Global IP Satellite Service to Complement Cellular IP Connectivity

LiveU has made it easier and more cost-effective for customers to cover news and events live wherever they are in the world by combining LiveU’s HEVC bonding technology with satellite connectivity service. This now gives customers “the best of both worlds” – a robust hybrid live solution that fits their production needs, streamlines the workflow, and simplifies the billing structure. With LiveU, broadcasters don’t need to choose between cellular bonding and satellite to ensure a reliable, high-quality feed every time – it simply happens automatically based on the lowest cost available bandwidth. Customers of LiveU’s award-winning LU600 can now not ...

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Amino announces NAB 2018 Learning Lab to explore how Android TV is reinventing the pay-TV experience

Las Vegas event will see Amino host an 80-minute Android TV masterclass, featuring an array of experts from Google, Pluto TV and Cincinnati Bell NAB Show demonstrations to include showcase of Amino’s industry-first Android TV deployment with European operator DNA Amino will also showcase how it’s dynamic Operator Ready Android TV solutions are enabling service provider to meet the next-generation demands of their subscribers Cupertino, CA, USA, 20 March 2018 – Amino, the IP/Cloud video software and device specialist, has announced that at NAB Show 2018 it will be bringing together an industry leading panel to discuss the power of Android TV ...

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Interra Systems and Evertz Announce Availability of Integrated Solution in the Cloud

Interra Systems‘ BATON® QC and Evertz Mediator X Platform Boost Monetization Opportunities and Operational Efficiency CUPERTINO, Calif. — March 21, 2018 — Interra Systems, a leading global provider of solutions to the digital media industry, today announced a cloud-enabled integration of its BATON® file-based QC solution with the Evertz Mediator X media asset management platform, simplifying the automation of quality control (QC) for media developers, producers, and distributors. Seamless integration between BATON and Mediator enables media enterprises to automatically perform QC checks on media files during each stage of the workflow, on-premise or in the cloud, providing instant alerts and reports on issues. ...

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Wisycom Opens Its Doors in The United States

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 21, 2018 – Newly stationed in the nation’s capital and offering support for U.S. and Canadian-based customers, Wisycom, designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, announces the launch of Wisycom USA. Led by 25-year industry veteran, Jim Dugan, Wisycom USA will provide unrivaled customer service, support and product delivery for users within the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada. Wisycom USA will make its tradeshow debut at NAB 2018 (Booth C856), where the company will showcase a variety of new Wisycom products for the first time ...

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ClassX Updated Support for Bluefish444 Epoch and KRONOS Video I/O

ClassX applications updated for direct SDK integration with Epoch and KRONOS video hardware North Melbourne, Australia, March 21, 2018 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, announces upgraded support for Bluefish444 Epoch and KRONOS video hardware by ClassX  for LiveBoard software. ClassX LiveBoard is a robust broadcast graphics content creation tool, allowing for the easy playout of real-time and powerful 2D and 3D graphics within a single environment. With dynamic per-pixel lighting and shaders, easy-to-use interface for 3D shapes, advanced texture handling and intelligent ...

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