PrimeTime Lighting Lights the Way

While it’s true that PrimeTime Lighting products have met the demands of discriminating studio lighting designers for twenty years, providing a comprehensive portfolio of cool, energy-saving, image...

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HBO is taking control of its future by investing in OTT

Each industry has only several big bang moments over the course of history. Moments when a major event happens after which nothing will ever be the same again. In online video we had a big bang...

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Blues B-Gone with BlueStor™ by JMR Electronics

Once content is created, it would be a careless feat to not worry or care about it any further. However, to simply treat a piece of “yesterday’s news” as “yesterday’s news” would not be...

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Nielson Admits to an Error

The Nielsen Rating System has admitted to an error in their viewing survey. As you may already know, the Nielsen Corporation, which has been around since 1923, is what broadcasters use to measure the...

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Up in the Air: FCC Auctions

Well, it’s that time again – Halloween! Well, yes and no – Ghosts and Goblins, Pirates and Princesses, Specters and Superheroes are just around the corner… but what we are concerned with...

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Next generation of TV broadcast studios: World’s first high resolution LED wall with anti moiré filter is developed

Moiré patterns have long been a problem when using LED within a broadcast environment, causing flickering and false colors to appear on the screen during video footage which can be distracting for...

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CCW SATCON: November 12-13, NYC – Register Now!

16 Inspired Discussions in Broadcast, Media & Entertainment Innovative content for Senior Executives and Technical Management in television, broadband video/streaming media, film and motion...

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The New RadioManager by Radionomy HAS ARRIVED!!!

New RadioManager: Internet Radio Creation Has Never Been This Fast, Effective and Free San Francisco, October 1st 2014 - As of today producers will find a new interface and added features with...

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The Electro-Voice RE20: The Last Word in Radio Microphones

Electro-Voice, a Broadcast Beat Radio Station sponsor, has just sent three (3) RE320 Microphones for our broadcast studio! But, as with most things, there’s something you should know. It’s...

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VariCam 35: A Second Look

The VariCam 35 is Panasonic’s new 4K camera/recorder. The first hints appeared at NAB 2012 – Spoiler alert! This product has jumped-off the drawing board and has producers and cameramen alike...

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That Ol’ Blackmagic Pickathon

Portland, Oregon hosted the Pickathon Music Festival in Early August; that same event played again this September 22nd in Freemont, California. Music lovers were treated to a bevy of Blackmagic...

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ILOOK: The Only Over The Internet Television (OTT) Provider in Town!

The concept of OTT has evolved throughout the years and now there is a true avenue for us to take full advantage with ILOOK! This exciting TVapp has a clear impact over cable, satellite and telecom...

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The New IT Director Versus the Old #Broadcast Engineer

Long ago, from the earliest days of media, it was recognized that there needed to be people who performed the technical workings of the studio. Aside from the inventors and photographers who tinkered...

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Putting the Real Back in Reality Television

Ah, reality television… it’s just as if fate used a script. Well, perhaps if fate was a producer who was a bit more concerned with DRAMA than other aspects of one’s life. Isn’t it amazing how...

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Protect your TriCaster!

The folks at Videolink have created the perfect flypack for your Newtek Tricaster! The overall emphasis of their design is purely based on customer feedback in making the product better, stronger,...

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2014 IBC Show – It’s a Wrap! #IBCShow @IBCShow

As the IBC 2014 in Amsterdam winds down, we can’t help but look back fondly on some of the amazing new things we’ve seen. Yes, IBC is over – for now… but LONG LIVE IBC! Do not be saddened...

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Broadcast Beat LIVE in Amsterdam @IBCShow from @Teradek #IBCShow

SEE THE SCHEDULE BELOW AND THE LIVE BROADCAST AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST! Committed to bringing you the absolute best and latest in studio industry news and information, the online magazine –...

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Marquis’ Medway’s DPP Functionality

From the leader of broadcast news and up to date press releases, Broadcast Beat brings you the latest in industry information! Emmerdale to Deliver the Right Standards with Marquis’ Medway’s DPP...

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ViaMotion for Akamai Intelligent Platform

From the leader of broadcast news and up to date press releases, Broadcast Beat brings you the latest in industry information! Anevia announces qualification of ViaMotion for the Akamai Intelligent...

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axle Video: Simplifies Media Management!

axle Video has simplified asset media management by making your media accessible to any web browser of your choosing! The software is unbelievably simple to use and provides your production crew the...

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Technicolor-PostWorks Crafts a Period Look for “Stonehearst Asylum”

Technicolor-PostWorks Crafts a Period Look for “Stonehearst Asylum”

New York post production facility provides editorial suites, color grading and other finishing services for stylish thriller based on an Edgar Allan Poe tale. NEW YORK— Technicolor-PostWorks New...
Howling Music’s Timothy Williams Scores Big with “Guardians of the Galaxy” at Abbey Road

Howling Music’s Timothy Williams Scores Big with “Guardians of the Galaxy” at Abbey Road

NASHVILLE—Timothy Williams, a composer for Nashville-based Howling Music, orchestrated and conducted composer Tyler Bates’ score for the box office smash Guardians of the Galaxy. Williams, who...
Pacific Television Center Welcomes Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Paul Koretz

Pacific Television Center Welcomes Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Paul Koretz

LOS ANGELES, OCTOBER 20, 2014 – Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, recently hosted Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti...
Simian 3.0 Makes Media Management Faster, Simplified and More Powerful

Simian 3.0 Makes Media Management Faster, Simplified and More Powerful

Simplified user interface, streamlined Reel Builder, improved analytics, searchable Microsites and much more make Simian 3.0 the most comprehensive, easiest-to-use digital asset management platform...
A Common Thread’s Clay Staub Directs Zombie Invasion for Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights

A Common Thread’s Clay Staub Directs Zombie Invasion for Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights

LOS ANGELES— In Arrival, travelers in an airport terminal are horrified when a horde of zombies bursts out of a jetway door. The undead trample and devour screaming young adults, other travelers...
Arrow Media Uses Aframe To Rapidly Move Dailies During Innovative Production Of “Ultimate Airport Dubai”

Arrow Media Uses Aframe To Rapidly Move Dailies During Innovative Production Of “Ultimate Airport Dubai”

Saves 20 Weeks On the Edit, About Two Weeks Per Episode, with Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform; Delivers Series On Time, Under Budget, and Ultimately Resulting In A Better Show BOSTON AND LONDON...
PrimeTime Lighting Lights the Way

PrimeTime Lighting Lights the Way

While it’s true that PrimeTime Lighting products have met the demands of discriminating studio lighting designers for twenty years, providing a comprehensive portfolio of cool, energy-saving, image...
HBO is taking control of its future by investing in OTT

HBO is taking control of its future by investing in OTT

Each industry has only several big bang moments over the course of history. Moments when a major event happens after which nothing will ever be the same again. In online video we had a big bang...
Announcing the First Mobile Workflow Server for Creative Professionals: The ProMAX Platform Portable

Announcing the First Mobile Workflow Server for Creative Professionals: The ProMAX Platform Portable

Groundbreaking Portable Server Advances Mobile Collaboration and enables new On-Set Workflows (September 12th, 2014; Amsterdam, NL) From the IBC Show floor today, ProMAX Systems, the manufacturer of...
ProMAX Launches New Series 4 Platform Workflow Servers

ProMAX Launches New Series 4 Platform Workflow Servers

Media Asset Management and a Browser-Based UI top a list of powerful features designed to accelerate and improve the content creation process. Large-scale increases in performance & capacity...
ABS Refreshes KGW News Studio with Updated Lighting Package, Video Wall

ABS Refreshes KGW News Studio with Updated Lighting Package, Video Wall

SEATAC, WA — Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has installed a new lighting package for the main news studio of KGW, the NBC affiliate serving...
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) IBC2014 Wrap-Up

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) IBC2014 Wrap-Up

SMPTE News from IBC2014 SMPTE Technical Sessions and Exhibitions from IBC2014 During IBC2014, more than 50 SMPTE members were speakers during technical sessions, and more than 107 SMPTE sustaining...
DigitalGlue Launches Upgrade of Harmonic Video Delivery Infrastructure for TMC Design Corporation

DigitalGlue Launches Upgrade of Harmonic Video Delivery Infrastructure for TMC Design Corporation

Latest Project in Seven-Year Partnership Will Refresh Encoding, Decoding, and Multiplexing Systems for Key Defense Client LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Oct. 16, 2014 — DigitalGlue today...
Wohler Names Dayan Sivalingam Director of Engineering for Company’s RadiantGrid Business Line

Wohler Names Dayan Sivalingam Director of Engineering for Company’s RadiantGrid Business Line

SAN FRANCISCO — Oct. 16, 2014 — Wohler Technologies today announced that Dayan Sivalingam has been appointed as the company’s director of engineering for the RadiantGrid(TM)...
Hollywood Center Studios Plans Building Boom as It Marks 30 Years Under the Leadership of the Singer Family

Hollywood Center Studios Plans Building Boom as It Marks 30 Years Under the Leadership of the Singer Family

Landmark production lot thrives in revived role as a center for television production. HOLLYWOOD—Hollywood Center Studios, one of the largest independent production lots in Southern California, is...
Tradefair takes the best of British broadcast technology to NATEXPO

Tradefair takes the best of British broadcast technology to NATEXPO

Six companies in British pavilion at Moscow exhibition Tradefair, the overseas exhibition specialists, is once more managing, on behalf of techUK, the GREAT Britain pavilion at NATEXPO, the largest...
Advantage Video Systems to Demo 4Kase, a Portable, On-Set Dailies System, at SMPTE

Advantage Video Systems to Demo 4Kase, a Portable, On-Set Dailies System, at SMPTE

Mac-based system provides an integrated solution for dailies processing, editorial and more in a mobile package. See it at axle Video, Booth 409. BURBANK—Advantage Video Systems will showcase...
Artel’s Kevin Ancelin to Speak at 2014 TranSPORT Conference

Artel’s Kevin Ancelin to Speak at 2014 TranSPORT Conference

Leading Service Providers to Discuss Latest Trends and Technologies Affecting Satellite and Terrestrial Businesses WESTFORD, Mass. — Oct. 14, 2014 — Artel Video Systems, a leading global...
PESA XSTREAM C22 Compact Streaming System Now Shipping, Delivers Customized Content Sharing Between Facilities

PESA XSTREAM C22 Compact Streaming System Now Shipping, Delivers Customized Content Sharing Between Facilities

Huntsville, Alabama –  PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distributionsolutions, is now shipping the PESA XSTREAM C22 compact streaming system. As part of...
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