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Calrec Broadcast Asia 2018 preview

Calrec Audio is exclusively dedicated to excellence in audio mixing for on-air and live production. A broadcast specialist for more than 50 years, Calrec has developed a range of digital consoles relied on by the world’s most successful broadcasters. More information is available at calrec.com. All trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners. New for Broadcast Asia 2018 The IP-based, Type R radio system adapts to your station’s needs Type R is a new modular, expandable, IP-based radio system that makes use of standard networking technology and combines it with configurable soft panels that can be tailored ...

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The LIKE App Momentum is Unstoppable

    LIKE APP MOMENTUM IS UNSTOPPABLE – MORE THAN 5 MILLION NEW USERS DOWNLOAD LIKE EACH MONTH LIKE App, a breakthrough social video platform with body recognition special effects app has experienced explosive growth following its launch in August 2017, surpassing more than 50 million downloads globally. LIKE has quickly become one of the most talked about and fastest-growing video apps on Google Play and Apple App Store, particularly among users 13 to 25 years old, with more than 5 million new downloads each month. “Like may just be the coolest video app to ever come out,” said Aaron ...

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Core SWX Launches “Core Driven” Microsite to Spotlight Leading Video Industry Professionals

PLAINVIEW, NY, MAY 23, 2018 – Core SWX, a leader in battery and charging solutions, announces the launch of its Core Driven microsite, dedicated to its Core Driven Ambassador Program, which is comprised of some of the most talented, leading professionals within the professional video industry. The microsite showcases Core’s ambassador directors, cinematographers, filmmakers and camera operators with individual profile pages. Each page provides a banner, brief professional biography, a film reel of their latest work, a list of the gear they trust for each setup and what Core SWX battery packs they are “driven by” on set. In addition, ...

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The Switch Supports Royal Wedding

LONDON – May 23, 2018 – Saturday, May 19, marked a historic occasion as Britain’s Prince Harry and American Meghan Markle wed in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle. By transmitting more than 200 hours of content over the course of the weekend, The Switch played an integral part in aiding global news and entertainment coverage of this historic event. In partnership with ITN Productions, a fully-manned stand-up position at Windsor Castle was accessible to customers of The Switch. From Windsor Castle, media could hand off live and replay feeds to The Switch, London, ...

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CRAS Opens its Doors to Potential Students & Their Families During June 2 Open House

Gilbert, Ariz., May 23, 2018 – The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier institution for audio engineering education, will be opening the doors to its Gilbert, Ariz. campus (1205 N. Fiesta Blvd.) to prospective students, parents, and the media on Saturday, June 2 from 10am – 4pm. Three CRAS graduates will be on hand for the Open House, and they will also be part of an Open Panel Forum held for current CRAS students the evening of June 1. “There are a host of opportunities for our students once they graduate, and we want to give ...

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Broadcast Pix Anchors HD Upgrade for City of Mankato

Broadcast Pix today announced the City of Mankato, Minn., has installed a BPswitch™ FX integrated production switcher as part of an upgrade to HD production for its city council and school district meetings. Installed in mid-April, the new system has simplified the production workflow and improved the quality of meeting coverage. About five years ago, the Mankato City Council and Mankato Area Public School Board were moved to new chambers, but most of the old video equipment was transferred to the new space. As a result, the city had three aging SD cameras in its council chambers and outdated hardware ...

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Studio Technologies’ Model 214 Announcer’s Console an Integral Part of Sports Broadcast Education at Mt. San Antonio College

WALNUT, CA, MAY 23, 2018 – Over the past 40 years, Bill Eastham has helped grow broadcast education at Mt. San Antonio College, one of the largest single campus community college districts in California. Eastham has emphasized improving vocational training in remote television production in his current role as director of technical services, drawing from over 20 years of experience as a freelance broadcast and fiber engineer for prominent amusement parks, nationally televised award shows and political conventions. The college’s classroom learning and student-led sports events have always integrated various broadcast products from Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video ...

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The Tiffen Company Continues Celebrating 80 Years at Cinegear Los Angeles

Hauppauge, NY- May 31, 2018 – The Tiffen Company, the leading manufacturer of imaging accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries, will be showcasing its latest products from Tiffen Filters, Steadicam, Lowel, Domke, and Davis & Sanford at Cinegear 2018 in Los Angeles. Reaching a new milestone this year, The Tiffen Company is proud to be celebrating 80 years in the industry. Following Cinegear on June 3, Tiffen will be hosting its third annual Open House at their Burbank location along with the Stabilizer Gear Expo.   Showcasing from the Tiffen Filters line: the ...

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IHSE USA Products at InfoComm 2018

All-New Extension and Switching Solution for VR/AR Signals At InfoComm 2018, IHSE will demonstrate an all-new, game-changing solution to extend and switch immersive reality signals over long distances using Draco KVM systems. The new solution addresses growing interest in virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) systems in a wide variety of pro AV market sectors; in corporate and education applications such as product design and prototyping; in situational training and advanced control environments; and in retail and leisure applications including cinemas, shops, and museums. Extending the distance between source computers and users, and switching between VR/AR applications, are real challenges today. ...

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VITEC to Showcase High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Tactical Video Solutions at Eurosatory 2018

VITEC Boosts Its ISR and Homeland Security Video Streaming and Dissemination Solutions With the World’s Smallest Quad-Channel Rugged HEVC Encoder and a New Military-Grade IPTV Portal PARIS — May 23, 2018 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will showcase its latest high-performance video streaming solutions for military and defense applications at Eurosatory 2018. Scheduled for June 11-15 at Paris Nord Villepinte, Eurosatory is the premier international defense and security exhibition. “VITEC is strongly committed to providing every capability for processing and distributing Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and situational awareness video generated in the ...

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Return of a Legend: Neumann Launches Re-Issue of U 67 Microphone in Middle East

It was the microphone that defined the sound of the sixties: The U 67 tube microphone, introduced in 1960, was the quintessential studio workhorse throughout the formative years of modern music and has since acquired legendary status. And now, for the first time in decades, the iconic tube microphone is back in production and built to original specifications. The company today announced availability of the U 67 in the Middle East following an overwhelmingly positive reception at its official re-launch at NAMM. “Our customers in the Middle East now have a chance to adopt a microphone that set the studio ...

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Bluefish444 Launch Online Shop

Purchase Synapse Converters, IngeSTore Codec Licences and Bluefish444 merchandise online North Melbourne, Australia, May 23, 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, has launched the Bluefish444 Shop, offering Synapse Converters, IngeSTore Codec Licences and Bluefish444 merchandise. Bluefish444’s free multi-channel capture software, IngeSTore, offers multiple codec licenses to capture SDI to a range of industry-standard file formats. BlueCodecPack gives users access to Avid DNxHD 10/8-bit, ProRes, H.264, AVC-Intra, XDCAM codecs, and an optional JPEG 2000 codec. BlueCodecPack also gives users Edit-While-Record functionality, to allow ...

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EditShare Expands Americas Territory Sales Team

Industry pros Jason Quast and Dave Spraker join the team; Jeff Barnes and Grant Carroll move into new positions maximizing  sales coverage and support for growing intelligent scale-out storage, content security, remote workflows and compliance delivery demands Boston, MA – May 22, 2018 – EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, automated QC and media management solutions, welcomes new team members Jason Quast to the territory sales director position for Southeast U.S. and Dave Spraker for the territory sales director role for Northwest U.S. and British Columbia, Canada. They join Jeff Barnes and Grant Carroll, who have moved into ...

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Sohonet Supports the 2018 British Arrows

Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity, remote collaboration and network security for the media and entertainment industry, sponsored this year’s BRITISH ARROWS ceremony. The BRITISH ARROWS, the only British advertising awards dedicated solely to moving image advertising, were held Wednesday 16 May at Battersea Evolution. “We are proud to support the British Arrows as they honour talented advertising industry professionals,” said Sohonet Chairman and CEO Chuck Parker. “Commercial production must serve its market function, but the stories they tell must also must be memorable and entertaining. Sohonet is proud to be part of this community and congratulates all of this year’s ...

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Triveni Digital and ATEME Demonstrate End-to-End ATSC 3.0 SHVC Ecosystem at ATSC Next-Gen TV Conference

Real-Time, Scalable HEVC Solution Increases Bandwidth Efficiency for ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts Delivered Over the Air and Broadband PRINCETON, N.J. — May 22, 2018 — Triveni Digital today announced that it will demonstrate an end-to-end, real-time, scalable HEVC (SHVC) workflow with ATEME, a global leader of compression solutions, at the ATSC Annual Meeting in Washington D.C, May 23-24. Leveraging Layered Division Multiplexing (LDM) and real-time Scalable HEVC (SHVC) technology in an ATSC 3.0 environment, the joint solution offers increased bandwidth efficiency for broadcast content delivery over the air (OTA) and via broadband. The demo will feature a full chain of ATSC ...

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Consumers Like the Value of the Right OTT Entertainment

“A month from now this Hollywood big shot’s gonna give you what you want.” – Don Corleone, “Godfather,” Paramount Pictures, 1972     The world has been enthralled with visual storytelling since the first movie was shown in 1895.   Folks used to dress up and go to a theater to watch shorts, which became longer and longer. As more and more of them emerged, the motion picture industry thrived.   When the first TV show flickered on the tube, many said the new industry would kill theaters, but both got bigger and better/worse.   Internet/OTT TV slowly emerged and ...

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Biamp Systems Commits to Strengthening Technical Knowledge for AV Pros at InfoComm 2018

Biamp Will Lead Design, CTS Certification, Audio Over IP, Video Compression, Microphone Technology, and Room Solutions Sessions BEAVERTON, Oregon — May 22, 2018 — Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, has announced a robust lineup of educational and speaking sessions at InfoComm 2018, June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of InfoComm’s three-day educational offering, Biamp’s L. William Nattress III — CTS-D, CTS-I, director of consultant relations — will lead “CTS-D Prep” while Jake Corlett — CTS-D, CTS-I, InfoComm adjunct faculty instructor and Biamp regional manager — will co-lead “AV Design Level 1: ...

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Artel Video Systems Welcomes David Dolch as Key Accounts Manager

WESTFORD, Mass. — May 22, 2018 — Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions serving global markets, today announced the appointment of David Dolch as Key Accounts Manager. Dolch brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in the development of video and data network systems, process engineering, project management, and workflow management across multifunction organizations in support of mission-critical business objectives. “Dave’s strong network engineering and operations foundation in telco, video, and data communications systems will be essential to Artel’s growth,” said Mike Rizzo, President and CEO, Artel Video Systems. “In this ...

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