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Magewell Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT

Magewell Streamlines 4K HDMI Video Capture Architectures with New Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT

December 12, 2017 — Nanjing, China: Magewell — an award-winning developer of innovative video interface devices — is now shipping the Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT, the latest member of the company’s popular Pro Capture family of PCI Express capture hardware. The new model extends the powerful feature set of the previously-released Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus with HDMI signal loop-through connectivity to simplify wiring and workflows. Like the earlier model, the Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT captures video up to 4096×2160 at 60 frames per second over an HDMI 2.0 input interface, enabling high-quality Ultra HD acquisition ...

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Swisscom Launches WLAN-Box Powered by SoftAtHome’s Smart Wi-Fi Solution

Swisscom’s WLAN-Box delivers faster, more robust and secure wireless home network with extended coverage, using SoftAtHome technology.   Colombes, France – December 12th, 2017 – SoftAtHome, the software provider for operator CPE devices enabling convergent services for the digital home, announces today that its Smart Wi-Fi solution powers the Swiss incumbent’s new WLAN-Box.  The all-new WLAN-Box is a 3-in-1 Access Point device (Repeater, Extender, Video bridge) improving Wi-Fi reception throughout the home. Swisscom’s TV-Box is connected to the WLAN-Box without the need for dedicated video bridges, de-cluttering the home. SoftAtHome Smart Wi-Fi features make sure that all devices at home ...

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TVK Cambodia Selects LiveU to Enhance its Daily News Coverage

TVK, The National Television of Kampuchea (TVK) in Cambodia, has selected LiveU for its daily newsgathering after using the company’s LU600 HEVC solution to cover last month’s three-day Water Festival (“Bon Om Touk”). The deal is being managed by LiveU’s Thai partner DSC which provided on-site support at the event. Using LiveU units, TVK’s camera crew creatively captured the carnival atmosphere of the festival, one of the biggest events in Cambodia which attracts millions of people every year. Firework displays were held at the river and more than 400 boats took part in the annual boat race. “We were really ...

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IHSE USA Products at CABSAT 2018

CABSAT 2018 Product Preview IHSE USA Stand ZB4-B30 IHSE USA Products at CABSAT 2018 Draco tera compact UNI — Universal Matrix Switch Supporting KVM, SDI, and USB 3.0 Sources The Draco tera compact UNI matrix switch provides the option to switch any combination of 3G-SDI, USB 3.0, and ultra-high-definition KVM using an SFP modular design. Each port is designed around the IHSE flex-port technology, which allows any port to be defined as an input or output. Frame sizes are available for eight, 16, 32, and 48 ports in 1 RU. Each frame includes an internal controller card that can be ...

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Dielectric Prepares for Brisk Repack Business

Antenna and RF systems leader celebrates opening of new production facility to accommodate large influx of proposals and orders RAYMOND, Maine – December 11, 2017 – Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, last week celebrated the opening of its new 33,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Lewiston, Maine, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tours for customers and partners. The new Lewiston facility, which will specifically focus on UHF business and repack orders, gives Dielectric two dedicated facilities for TV and FM radio antenna systems production. The opening of the facility is the culmination ...

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MTI Film Applies Novel Color Grading Approach to National Geographic Documentary Series “The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman”

HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film recently provided final post-production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series on National Geographic. The facility handled editorial conforming and color grading for the series in which the veteran actor travels the globe “in search of an answer to one fundamental question for humanity: what are the common forces that bind us together?” Each one-hour episode presents a series of short, thought-provoking segments whose subjects include “Angola Three” member Albert Woodfox, who was falsely imprisoned for more than three decades; Joshua Coombes, founder of social campaign #DoSomethingForNothing; and Megan Phelps-Roper, a ...

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WCPMedia Services Provides Cloud Management for FICTS Festivals

Milan-based sports broadcasting event includes festivals in 16 countries across five continents. LOS ANGELES —  For the fourth consecutive year, WCPMedia Services acted as official technical sponsor for Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festivals. WCPMedia’s cloud-based media management was used to ingest, store and share content submitted by sports broadcasters worldwide to 16 regional festivals and the four-day culminating event held this month in Milan. Recognized by the International Olympic Committee and regarded as the premier festival dedicated to sports media, the FICTS Festivals showcase work from sports broadcasters, producers, advertising agencies, national Olympics committees, sports federations and others ...

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Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster

Weybridge, UK and Broomfield, CO., USA, December 11, 2017 –Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that its Marina automation has been chosen to provide content management, automation, and redundancy control for the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC). The IPBC is the new Israeli public broadcasting organization that replaces the IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority). Located in Jerusalem, the IPBC, also known and branded as Kan, was established as part of an initiative to re-equip, re-staff, and establish new working practices for the public corporation. The team at Kan sought a turnkey solution supplied ...

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ToyMakerz Television Show Launches New Digital Experience

REIDSVILLE, NC – DECEMBER 11, 2017 – The wizards of building unique automotive toys, ToyMakerz, has partnered with the interactive experience pioneers at Source Digital to launch the ultimate ToyMakerz companion app and website for a complete digital experience that connects fans to exclusive behind-the-scenes content, specs about builds, and deals. The ToyMakerz nation can finally watch their favorite automotive build series like never before: totally synced up! Available now in the iTunes and Android store, the ToyMakerz app lets fans interact with the cast, score exclusive deals on anything they see on the screen while they are watching the ...

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SAM to Demonstrate Combined News and Sports Leadership at New York’s SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum

New York, 11 December 2017 — SAM (Snell Advanced Media) today announces that it will demonstrate leadership in sports and news video production and distribution through taking part in both SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum events in New York, December 11-12. “Attending these two important events allows us to showcase how our combined leadership in both news and sports enables operators to meet the challenges of producing and distributing video now and into the future,” said Sandra White, SAM VP of Sales for North America. “Innovations we will discuss at the events include remote production including cloud-based services, 360 and virtual ...

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FUJIFILM to Highlight Widest 4K HDR Lens Range During the Annual SVG Summit

Wayne, N.J. – Attendees at the annual SVG Summit on December 11-12th will get a first-hand look at the widest range of 4K HDR optics currently available. The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will demonstrate its UA Series of 2/3” lenses, which include eight models designed specifically for 4K HDR broadcast and video production, in the exhibits section of the event. Also on hand at the sport’s industry flagship event will be several FUJINON 4K lens sports broadcast customers, including: Dome Productions out of Toronto; Florida-based F&F Productions; and Mobile TV Group, headquartered in Denver. Held at the New York ...

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ChyronHego Releases PRIME Graphics 2.6, Latest Version of Industry-Leading Broadcast Graphics Platform

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Dec. 8, 2017 — ChyronHego today released version 2.6 of PRIME Graphics, the 64-bit, all-software rendering engine that powers the company’s popular, high-performance PRIME graphics platform. PRIME Graphics 2.6 includes an array of enhancements ranging from 16-bit color and full, 10-bit I/O to a new Scene Camera effect, additional codecs for recording inputs, and advanced touch-screen features. The evolution of ChyronHego‘s renowned Channel Box PRIME channel branding system, PRIME Graphics 2.6 is an advanced, 4K-ready, 3D graphics authoring and playout solution designed to meet the ongoing demands of today’s and tomorrow’s broadcasters. The centerpiece of PRIME Graphics ...

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SMPTE Publishes ST 2110 Standards for Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dec. 8, 2017 — SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced the publication of the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks. SMPTE ST 2110 is a new standards suite that specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional media applications. The following documents are now available in the SMPTE digital library at library.smpte.org: ...

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John Ferder #SMPTE2017 @smpteconnect

John Ferder talks to us at The 2017 SMPTE Annual Awards Gala.

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Edward Reuss #SMPTE2017 @smpteconnect

Edward Reuss receives the tittle of new Fellow at SMPTE 2017.

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Leigh Whitcomb of Imagine Communications #SMPTE2017 @smpteconnect

Leigh Whitcomb is honored with the SMPTE fellowship.

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Korean Christian Broadcaster CBS Relies on TVU One Mobile IP Live Video Transmitter to Extend Its Audience Reach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Since airing as the first independent radio station in South Korea in 1954, CBS has developed a long-standing reputation of broadcasting high-quality news and entertainment content. Its nationwide radio network has since expanded into 14 branches, and in 2002, the broadcaster began its own Christian television station. Committed to producing high-quality content for all forms of mass communication, earlier this year CBS had been looking for a solution that would enable its news team to transmit reliable HD quality video in the field for publishing on its social media channels and website. The multimedia group found what ...

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CLEAR-COM NAMES CHRIS WILLIS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Clear-Com®, the leader in real-time wired, wireless and IP communications solutions, today announced that Chris Willis has been appointed as the company’s Vice President of Sales. In this role, Chris will lead Clear-Com’s global sales organization and drive revenue growth within all of Clear-Com’s markets including but not limited to Broadcast, Live Performance, Sports, and Marine, Military, Aerospace and Government (MAG). He is also a member of the Clear-Com Senior Leadership Team, contributing to the strategic direction of the company. Chris is based in the UK and reports to Clear-Com’s President, Bob Boster. “In the relatively short time that I ...

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