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Tightrope Media Systems’ Cablecast Streamlines Workflows and Enables New Service Offerings for Douglas Cable Access

Comprehensive, feature-rich automation and playout platform delivers significant time savings, while intuitive, web-based scheduling interface enhances collaboration across departments ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, March 27, 2017 – When Douglas, Massachusetts community broadcaster Douglas Cable Access replaced its aging playout system early this year, it selected the Cablecast Broadcast Automation software and Cablecast Flex 4 video server from Tightrope Media Systems to provide the rich functionality the station desired. The results have exceeded the station’s expectations, as the Cablecast platform has streamlined its workflows while enabling it to offer new community services and add a third channel to its centralized operations. With ...

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Cumulus Media Updates Radio Transmission Systems with GatesAir

Deal includes nearly 70 Flexiva FM and AM radio transmitters, with an emphasis on improving energy efficiency and reliability while reducing operational expense CINCINNATI, March 27, 2017 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has been awarded a significant contract from leading US radio broadcast group Cumulus Media. The deal aligns with Cumulus Media’s broader modernization initiative for its RF facilities network-wide, with nearly 70 GatesAir Flexiva™ FM and AM radio transmitters rolling out in multiple markets over the coming months. One key aspiration of Cumulus’ initiative was a reduction in ...

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Tedial Revolutionizes Storage Management at NAB 2017

Tedial tackles storage virtualization via AST; integrates with Pebble Beach automation to launch Multiverse   Malaga, Spain – Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist will debut Evolution Augmented STorage, a new concept in storage virtualization systems to be demonstrated in Booth N 1420 at NAB. Expanding its platform, Tedial introduces Multiverse, a tight integration between Pebble Broadcast Systems’ Marina Automation and Tedial’s Evolution MAM.   Evolution Augmented STorage (AST) Tedial is debuting Evolution Augmented STorage (AST), a new concept in Storage Virtualization Systems that expands and extends the classical paradigm of Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM). AST provides a ...

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Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) Provides Flawless Frequency Management at Latin Music Awards Show, Premio Lo Nuestro

MIAMI, MARCH 27, 2017 – When Univision presented the 29th annual Premio Lo Nuestro at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) was onsite to supply wireless and audio equipment, and perform all frequency coordination services for this year’s Latin music awards show. PWS coordinated and managed more than 200 frequencies for the entertainment program, including the red-carpet festivities and main event. For this year’s production, the PWS team, led by Lead RF Engineer James Stoffo and Wireless Intercom Technician Gary Trenda, worked together with RF Technicians Kasey Gchachu and Jordan Smith to ensure that the main ...

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FOR-A to Showcase Fujitsu’s New IP-HE950 H.265 Real-Time Video Transmission Solution at 2017 NAB Show

Cypress, CA – At the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-A will introduce the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmission solutions, the IP-HE950 real-time H.265/HEVC encoder/decoder units. Employing the latest compression tools and image processing algorithms to provide best-in-class video fidelity, the IP-HE950 supports real-time 4K contribution, as well as SD and HD. FOR-A is a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance encoders and decoders in North America, Europe, Middle-East and Africa, as well as select regions in Latin America. The IP-HE950 encoder/decoder units will be shown FOR-A’s NAB booth, #C5117. The IP-HE950 will be shown in FOR-A’s IP/12G-SDI booth area. The Fujitsu IP series ...

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RUSHWORKS NAB 2017 Puts the “Show” into Trade Show

Dynamic Product Demos Will Illustrate Unique Features, Performance and Cost-Effectiveness of “Cool Tools” Including Object Tracking, Universal Pan/Tilt Heads and a Robotic Camera Dolly Flower Mound, TX – RUSHWORKS, a Dallas area-based software development company that produces cool technology for production, playback, and streaming, will be demonstrating the latest tools in its arsenal of powerfully simple products at NAB 2017 in Booth SL12713. Company President Rush Beesley today revealed that each product offers unique elements or features that separate RUSHWORKS solutions from the field. Included in the line up: LOCKED ON, an object tracking solution that eliminates the need for ...

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Shotoku Broadcast Systems to Launch Series of Virtual / Augmented Reality (VR / AR) Tracked Camera Cranes at NAB 2017

Cranes round-out Company’s extensive VR/AR line-up and joins the Free-d2 tracking system and SmartPed robotic pedestal on the show floor DATELINE •Shotoku Broadcast Systems, the well-established leader in manual and robotic camera support, and virtual reality tracking, has revealed plans to launch a series of manual virtual / augmented reality (VR / AR) tracked camera cranes at NAB 2017. The series, Graphica, is the result of a partnership with CamMate, a well-established crane manufacturer known for their quality of engineering. The Company is also highlighting its popular SmartPed a fully robotic XY pedestal, and Free-d2 next-gen tracking system. NEW Graphica ...

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DNF Control’s NAB 2017 Line-Up Simplifies, Virtualizes and Provides a Path to IP New solutions and enhancements for TV and Radio

Click to See DNF at NAB NAB  LVCC North Hall # 3927 Northridge, Calif: DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces – has announced plans to reveal a line-up at NAB designed to simplify, virtualize and provide a path to full IP control.  The manufacturer will demonstrate powerful solutions with and without hardware to drive devices ranging from video and KVM routers to switchers, multi-viewers, graphics, tally systems and much more. “This industry is constantly evolving, but the one constant is that gear needs to be controlled,” says Dan Fogel, DNF CFO. “We’re proud ...

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“UnyQTV” Provides Balkan Pay-TV Operators with White Label OTT Cloud Offering Based on Conax GO Live and Appear TV’s ABR Packager

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices OSLO, NORWAY, MARCH 27, 2017 – Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and a leader in content and service protection for pay-TV and digital entertainment services worldwide, and Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation video processing platforms, today announced that Bulgaria’s Unicoms Services has deployed its UnyQTV hosted OTT platform for pay-TV operators, deploying advanced technology provided by Conax and Appear TV.   A Conax customer since 2010, the ...

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Norway’s TV 2 chooses Nevion for intra- and inter-facility IP media transport

SDN solution will enable distributed production between the broadcaster’s two main locations Nevion, award-winning provider of virtual media production infrastructure, announced today that TV 2 (www.tv2.no), the largest commercial television broadcaster in Norway, has selected Nevion to provide the IP-based software defined network (SDN) solution that will connect studios, control rooms and data-centers within and between the broadcaster’s two main production facilities. The solution, which is part of TV 2’s move to IP across the production workflow, will enable the broadcaster to make better use of production talent, equipment and locations. TV 2 is planning to move to brand new ...

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Presteigne Broadcast Hire invests more than £2M in 4K

Presteigne Broadcast Hire today announced that is has taken delivery of more than £2M in new broadcast technology from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Vinten and others to further strengthen its dry hire stock inventories with the latest technologies. As 4K/UHD continues to gain acceptance, Presteigne can meet the mounting number of requests for 4K camera and associated lenses with its investment in new Sony HDC-4300 cameras, which utilise ultra-high-precision alignment technology to realise three 2/3-inch 4K image sensors. A broad range of Canon 4K studio, field, ENG and telephoto lenses were also acquired to ensure pristine 4K acquisition in any application. ...

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Starfish launches new Transport Stream Switch

LAS VEGAS, NAB Show 2017, Booth N5924: Starfish Technologies, a broadcast ad insertion technology pioneer and systems builder, today announced the launch of TS Switch. This is a new, software-based switching product designed for a wide range of transport stream switching applications, including upgrading legacy hardware based installations. Starfish Marketing Director Peter Blatchford said, “TS Switch is a highly flexible product that incorporates sophisticated algorithms and data manipulation to ensure minimal distribution to downstream devices. It has already been successfully trialled by a major, multinational service provider and the time is now right to make TS Switch available to the ...

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Hello, vMix Call is what live streamers are looking for!

vMix has today announced the immediate release of version 19 of its all in one live production and streaming software. Included in this release is the much anticipated vMix Call feature which simplifies adding multiple remote guests into any live show by allowing them to connect from anywhere in the world using only a web browser and a webcam. Up to 8 guests are supported in the flagship vMix Pro edition, with lower cost options also available for 1 and 2 simultaneous callers. As live streaming booms, vMix continues to position itself as the go-to software for creating professional live ...

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FOR-A to Introduce High Performance MV-4300 Multi-Viewer at 2017 NAB Show

Cypress, CA – At next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-A will introduce the latest solution in its lineup of high-performance multi viewers, the 12G-SDI supported MV-4300 unit. Taking place April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, FOR-A will exhibit its wide variety of video and audio solutions in booth #C5117. The user-friendly MV-4300 multi viewer allows customers to configure their own unit with optional input cards SDI up to 12G, DVI-I, HDMI and analog composite. It accepts up to 68 inputs and eight separate configurable outputs. Features of the MV-4300 unit include HDMI 2.0b output, mixed 2K/4K ...

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Bridge Technologies, Clear-Com, and Solid State Logic Join AIMS

BOTHELL, Wash. — March 24, 2017 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that Bridge Technologies and Solid State Logic have joined AIMS as associate members. Clear-Com has joined AIMS as a full member. Bridge Technologies creates advanced systems for ensuring high-quality, profitable digital media service delivery in broadcast, cable, satellite, OTT, and telecoms applications. Its sophisticated platform for converging digital media services encompasses award-winning products and solutions, including analysis, measurement, and monitoring systems; intelligent redundancy switching; and comprehensive analytics solutions for TV Everywhere providers. Compatible with all major industrial standards, ruggedized for reliability in challenging environments, ...

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Stefan Breder, CEO Broadcast Solutions and Ali Obaid Bu Ali from Live signing the contract at Cabsat 2017

LIVE, NEP and Broadcast Solutions announce strategic contract for collaboration on technology and operation supply.

NEP, Broadcast Solutions and LIVE disclosed a strategic deal aimed at providing to the regions new flagship broadcast technology solutions. The aim of this venture is to elevate the Broadcast quality and content output of local and regional projects. The parties officially signed the contract at the LIVE stand at Cabsat 2017.

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