Broadcast Beat Awards Coming to the 2015 NAB Show #NABShow

Always bringing you the absolute best and latest in studio industry news and information, Broadcast Beat Magazine has announced the return of the “Broadcast Beat Awards,” to the 2015 NAB...

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AQC: the Editor’s Friend

The advent of file-based content storage has changed the face of cinematic editing. The technical aspects have become more versatile and far less time consuming than the old cut and splice editing...

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Hold On – Get a Grip on that Handle!

The best camera in the world isn’t that great if it keeps getting dropped. We’ve looked at some pretty tasty cameras here at Broadcast Beat – but hold the butter! They were just right the...

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Adobe Bootcamp 2015 March 9th – 22nd

The all inclusive Adobe Bootcamp 2015 event is being held at two locations this year! Starting March 9th – March 22nd, both Irvine, CA and Orlando, FL will host  the “Attend –...

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It’s a Wrap – CES 2015 Las Vegas

Ah Las Vegas… that oasis in the desert, a majestic jewel in an ocean of sand, brilliant neon over black velvet. About the only thing that could make it even more enticing would be a wondrous event...

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Metadata collection capabilities become more flexible with SaaS file transfer solutions

By Ian Hamilton Even the most flexible on-premises media file transfer software can be limiting when it comes to metadata. Most systems weren’t designed to integrate with third party applications...

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Quality Control in Broadcasting

Quality control differs somewhat between product-based companies and service-based companies. Most businesses fall somewhere in the middle and aren’t completely product-based or completely...

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Broadcast Beat Magazine – January, 2015 Issue!

Here it is! The EXCITING second issue of Broadcast Beat Magazine!  Loaded with informative stories and articles, and sponsored by those who really matter in the Broadcast & Studio Industry!...

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CES Tips by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson

CES Tips by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at any of the many conferences, conventions and film festivals offered throughout the year. One of the first and biggest is...

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Big Cable Meets the Millennials

The great divide between generations for media indulgence is certainly emerging. The Millennial generation (just like my six year old son who is a Generation Z’er- the ones after the...

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How to Have a Devil of a Good Time at CES

How to Have a Devil of a Good Time at CES by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson I’m sure you’re familiar with the scene where a devil and an angel hover over the head of a character, offering...

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Variosystems’ Osprey Line: Video Capture Cards, Anyone?

Although Variosystems is a modern and international electronics service company that thinks and acts comprehensively, offering a global service andsupport network of optimal system and logistic...

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Broadcast Switchers: The Old Switcheroo…

The center of a studio (especially for live productions) is the Production Switcher. Content drives into this equivalent of a video depot and, if judged worthy, makes it back out again, reborn as...

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Equipment Travelling Companions: A Case Study

Once you pull that shiny new piece of equipment out of its box or crate and set it up, chances are that the case and packing material are discarded fairly quickly – unless there are plans to...

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RoboCam will Capture YOU!

When discussing cameras, the topics usually focus on optics or electronics that complement those optics or help enhance the image in some fashion. A discussion of cameras might also lead to talking...

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File-Based Workflows in Broadcasting

Times they-are-a-changin; while file-based workflow has been around for a while, the traditional tape-based workflow is fading in popularity, as much of the recordkeeping and content management...

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NORTHSTAR STUDIOS LISTED BY COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL | NASHVILLE AS TOTAL ASSET SALE

Listing of the full-service broadcast and video production facility likely to attract health care, technology, entertainment industries   NorthStar Studios, the largest full-service broadcast and...

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Vizrt and the Video Wall

You cannot look at a Video Wall and NOT be impressed. Sure, they may seem commonplace at the many conventions or shows you’ve seen them in, and to actually own/possess one is a marvel in and of...

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Spotlight on Screenwriters! Pilot Program From Women in Film and Video!

Talented screenwriters in our nation’s capital region have the opportunity to showcase their scripts to accomplished filmmakers and Academy-Award producers! The new initiative called Spotlight...

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Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD

Company Brings Quality Field Monitors To Vitec Product line-up The Vitec Group today announced that it has acquired SmallHD, the North Carolina company known for its high-quality, high-definition,...

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Success at AES ‘Plugfest’ Validates Digigram’s AES67/RAVENNA Implementation

Success at AES ‘Plugfest’ Validates Digigram’s AES67/RAVENNA Implementation

Interoperability Testing Event Demonstrated That AES67 Standard Provides Real Gains in Interconnecting Standards-Based Equipment MONTBONNOT, France — Jan. 27, 2015 – Digigram today...
Dalet Launches New Free Education Platform, “Dalet Academy”

Dalet Launches New Free Education Platform, “Dalet Academy”

Paris, France – January 28, 2015 – Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, announced today the launch of its new online educational...
DANIEL S. McCOY, CAS., SOUNDS OFF  ON SOUND DEVICES 664 PRODUCTION MIXER

DANIEL S. McCOY, CAS., SOUNDS OFF ON SOUND DEVICES 664 PRODUCTION MIXER

Extensive Routing and Digital Audio Capabilities Prove Beneficial On Set of Recent Projects   LOS ANGELES, CA, JANUARY 27, 2015 — As the owner and operator of ToneMesa, Inc., a location and...
EditShare Ships Geevs 7 Video Server for Post, Broadcast and Sports

EditShare Ships Geevs 7 Video Server for Post, Broadcast and Sports

Boston, MA — January 27, 2015 — EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced the release of version 7 of its Geevs range...
RCS Gears Up for Super Bowl XLIX Broadcasts

RCS Gears Up for Super Bowl XLIX Broadcasts

24 RCS Mobile Workstations Hit the Field to Facilitate Dynamic On-Air Graphics for Gameday Coverage Burbank, CA — In anticipation of Super Bowl XLIX, scheduled for February 1, 2015 at the...
Imagine Communications Acquires RGB Networks

Imagine Communications Acquires RGB Networks

Acquisition enhances Imagine Communications’ end-to-end video distribution capability with Dynamic Ad Insertion, Just-in-Time Packaging and Cloud DVR Technology Imagine Communications, a market...
Orad’s Video Wall Solutions Now Enhanced with a Web-Based Configurator Tool for Increased Efficiency

Orad’s Video Wall Solutions Now Enhanced with a Web-Based Configurator Tool for Increased Efficiency

January 27, 2015 – Today, Orad has announced that its video wall solutions have been enhanced with a Layout Configurator, allowing operators to create or edit the layout of their HDVG video...
Modern VideoFilm Provides Color Grading and Editorial Services for Golden Globe Nominee “The Book of Life”

Modern VideoFilm Provides Color Grading and Editorial Services for Golden Globe Nominee “The Book of Life”

Senior Supervising Colorist Dave Cole collaborates with Director Jorge R. Gutierrez to help bring a breathtaking animated adventure to life. BURBANK, Calif.—Final post production work for 20th...
Data Shows Personalization Increases Video Comsumption 50 Percent

Data Shows Personalization Increases Video Comsumption 50 Percent

Today, in-player video recommendation pioneer IRIS.TV has released data proving that the online video experience is enhanced when adding personalization to the mix. By monitoring the use of its...
Chainsaw Adds Flame Artist/Online Editor Jim Eberle

Chainsaw Adds Flame Artist/Online Editor Jim Eberle

LOS ANGELES—Veteran Flame artist and on-line editor Jim Eberle has joined Chainsaw, a division of The SIM Group, as part of its growing team focused on post-production services for scripted...
PESA Shows Streaming Solutions at SCBA Winter Conference

PESA Shows Streaming Solutions at SCBA Winter Conference

Huntsville, Alabama – PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will exhibit its PESA Xstream C22 compact...
Zylight Demonstrates LED Lighting Options at CABSAT 2015

Zylight Demonstrates LED Lighting Options at CABSAT 2015

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative, premium LED lighting solutions, will showcase its current product line at CABSAT 2015 (Hall 2, Stand 208), which runs March 10-12 at the...
Tata Sky India chooses Mediaproxy LogServer IP to Log & Monitor 400 Channels

Tata Sky India chooses Mediaproxy LogServer IP to Log & Monitor 400 Channels

Melbourne, Australia, January 27, 2015 – Mediaproxy announced that India’s premium and leading DTH platform Tata Sky has selected LogServer IP as its next generation logging and...
TV Pro Gear Delivers 35-Foot Truck to Trinidad

TV Pro Gear Delivers 35-Foot Truck to Trinidad

Glendale, CA-January 2015– TV Pro Gear has completed building a 35 foot video production truck for GISL TV4 located in Trinidad. Built on a Gerling & Associates rivet free box, the smooth...
TV Pro Gear Delivers 35-Foot Truck to Trinidad

TV Pro Gear Delivers 35-Foot Truck to Trinidad

Glendale, CA-January 2015– TV Pro Gear has completed building a 35 foot video production truck for GISL TV4 located in Trinidad. Built on a Gerling & Associates rivet free box, the smooth...
DEDLEG DEBUTS LOCATION SOUND SOLUTION AT BVE2015

DEDLEG DEBUTS LOCATION SOUND SOLUTION AT BVE2015

​ Dedleg press announcement For immediate release See Dedleg on stand C45 at BVE London Expo, London Excel, 24-26 Feb 2015 Dedleg debuts location sound solution at BVE2015 London 27th January 2015:...
UNICEF UK Chooses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Help Increase Collaboration On Video Projects

UNICEF UK Chooses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Help Increase Collaboration On Video Projects

Achieves greater collaboration and efficiencies within its video production workflows through the use of Aframe’s cloud platform BOSTON AND LONDON (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 Unicef UK has chosen...
Unlimi-Tech accepts Emmy® Award for FileCatalyst

Unlimi-Tech accepts Emmy® Award for FileCatalyst

Unlimi-Tech accepts Emmy® Award for FileCatalyst Ottawa, Canada, 27 January 2015: Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, a world leading...
Brit Ben Wilkins is BAFTA, Oscar and AMPS nominee for Whiplash

Brit Ben Wilkins is BAFTA, Oscar and AMPS nominee for Whiplash

Sounds Mighty Good to Me LONDON 27 January 2015 – The sound of terror or tenderness, a ripsaw or a ripple, is integral to mood, narrative arc, indeed success in cinema and British sound engineers...
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