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Sporty, Yet Stylish: Broadcasting Sporting Events

You may love your college football team or your state’s various sports teams, but they aren’t the ones that bring you their own exploits live (and also recorded) for posterity. George Foreman...

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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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Registration for the 21st HPA Tech Retreat Now Open

Registration for the 21st HPA Tech Retreat Now Open

The Bellwether Entertainment Technology Event Returns to Indian Wells (Los Angeles, CA) Today at the SMPTE Symposium, produced by the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA(r), registration for the 2015 HPA...
Hollywood Post Alliance to Honor Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Hollywood Post Alliance to Honor Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Organization Will Recognize the Careers and Contributions of Influential Editors (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) (HPA) has announced that Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, will...
Sporty, Yet Stylish: Broadcasting Sporting Events

Sporty, Yet Stylish: Broadcasting Sporting Events

You may love your college football team or your state’s various sports teams, but they aren’t the ones that bring you their own exploits live (and also recorded) for posterity. George Foreman...
FOR-A Brings Switchers, Multi-Viewers, Encoding/Decoding, and Signal Processing Solutions to CAPER 2014

FOR-A Brings Switchers, Multi-Viewers, Encoding/Decoding, and Signal Processing Solutions to CAPER 2014

Cypress, CA – FOR-A America will exhibit several of its video production solutions at the upcoming CAPER show. The show takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 29-31, and focuses on...
Eurovision Americas to Offer IEEE BTS ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training Course in December

Eurovision Americas to Offer IEEE BTS ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training Course in December

Open to the Broadcast Community and General Public, the Training Session Will Take Place Dec. 8-9 in Washington, D.C. PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Oct. 22, 2014 — The IEEE Broadcast Technology...
Blonder Tongue CCW 2014 Exhibitor Preview

Blonder Tongue CCW 2014 Exhibitor Preview

Toner Cable Equipment Exhibiting With Blonder Tongue Products at Booth 946 At CCW 2014, at the Toner Cable booth, Blonder Tongue, a leading manufacturer of SD and HD digital video solutions, will...
MultiDyne Appoints Inviso as Master Distributor for Latin America and the Caribbean

MultiDyne Appoints Inviso as Master Distributor for Latin America and the Caribbean

LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y. — Oct. 22, 2014 — MultiDyne(R), a leading provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, has appointed...
Riedel Communications CCW Expo 2014 Product Preview

Riedel Communications CCW Expo 2014 Product Preview

Visit Riedel Communications at the CCW Expo 2014, Stand 1241 Riedel Products at CCW Expo 2014: STX-200 Professional Broadcast-Grade Interface The STX-200 professional broadcast-grade interface brings...
Wohler Names Key Code Media a U.S. Distributor for Tachyon Wormhole Retiming Solution

Wohler Names Key Code Media a U.S. Distributor for Tachyon Wormhole Retiming Solution

SAN FRANCISCO — Oct. 22, 2014 — Wohler Technologies today announced that Key Code Media, one of the largest resellers in the United States, has become a distributor for the Tachyon(R)...
Modern VideoFilm Forms New Management Team

Modern VideoFilm Forms New Management Team

Independent provider of post-production and content management services targets growth, future services. BURBANK—Modern VideoFilm today announces changes to its executive management team that...
LicensePreserver Hits Chrome Store to Help Organizations Stretch Valuable Shared Software Licenses

LicensePreserver Hits Chrome Store to Help Organizations Stretch Valuable Shared Software Licenses

Automated Management Ensures Enterprises Get the Most from Costly Licenses for their Critical Software Tools LicensePreserver™ is a new management tool available through the Google Chrome Web Store...
Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Frank Mottek to Host SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony

Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Frank Mottek to Host SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Oct. 21, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the...
Sound Devices Streamlines Production Workflows with Launch of Firmware 2.10 for Rack-Mounted Recorders

Sound Devices Streamlines Production Workflows with Launch of Firmware 2.10 for Rack-Mounted Recorders

Latest Firmware Update Incorporates New Release Candidate Screening Program   REEDSBURG, WI, OCTOBER 21, 2014 - Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field, live event...
BeckTV Completes Integration of Forward-Looking Broadcast Facility for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska

BeckTV Completes Integration of Forward-Looking Broadcast Facility for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska

‘Big Facility’ Design Approach and Use of Advanced Production and Automation Systems Enable Efficient News Production, Support Graceful Evolution of Station AUSTIN, Texas — Oct. 21,...
Harmonic Certified Services Partner Program Recognizes and Rewards Continued Investment in Technical Talent

Harmonic Certified Services Partner Program Recognizes and Rewards Continued Investment in Technical Talent

Program Empowers Partners to Maintain and Build Capacity to Provide Top-of-the-Line Support and Ensure Customer Satisfaction SAN JOSE, Calif. — Oct. 21, 2014 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT),...
Rec4Box OB Factory Equips Three Compact, Versatile OB Units With Riedel

Rec4Box OB Factory Equips Three Compact, Versatile OB Units With Riedel

Riedel Gear Brings Additional Flexibility to Cost-Effective and Highly Adaptable Mobile Production Units WUPPERTAL, Germany — Oct. 21, 2014 — Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering...
TNDV Mobile Production Fleet Grows with Elevation

TNDV Mobile Production Fleet Grows with Elevation

TNDV’s sixth truck integrates the production capabilities of the industry’s largest trucks into a more manageable, customer-friendly footprint NASHVILLE, October 21, 2014 — Mobile production...
MultiDyne CCW 2014 Exhibitor News

MultiDyne CCW 2014 Exhibitor News

MultiDyne — Booth 1310 At CCW 2014, MultiDyne(R) will demonstrate the latest innovations in fiber-optic-based video and audio transport solutions for pro A/V and broadcast applications. A key...
Zenterio Implements Broadpeak Technologies for Improved QoS and Reduced Channel Switching Time

Zenterio Implements Broadpeak Technologies for Improved QoS and Reduced Channel Switching Time

Collaboration Brings Together Broadpeak QoE Technologies With Zenterio OS for Interactive TV RENNES, France — Oct. 21, 2014 — Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network...
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