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Mike Ruddell joins Ncam to support continued growth of AR and VR in Broadcast and Live Production

Ncam Technologies, the leading developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the media and entertainment industries, has announced the immediate appointment of Mike Ruddell to the role of Global Business Development Director – Sports & Broadcast. Alongside the current growth in Ncam’s core markets of broadcast graphics, film and TV VFX, sports, and enterprise AR, Mike will play a key part in further developing Ncam’s presence in the sports market. Mike has been at the cutting edge of sports and broadcast technology for over 19 years. Holding a degree in Broadcast Engineering, Mike started his career as Technical Director at ...

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Primestream’s Renewed Vision Bolsters Success for 2019

Straight off the back of winning TVBEurope’s ‘Best of Show’ award at IBC2019, Primestream, the industry leader in Media Asset Management and workflow automation, will continue to demonstrate its software solutions that enable media organizations, broadcasters and multinational organizations to capture, produce, manage and deliver content, at global trade shows, including NAB Show New York and Broadcast India during the week of October 14, and CAPER later in the month. Celebrating 20 years in business in 2019, Primestream started the year by unveiling a new vision for the company, including a redesigned logo and reorganization of its product portfolio. Primestream brought a fresh look not only to the company ...

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Recreate Hollywood’s Spookiest Eye-Popping Looks with New Tutorial from Red Giant

The Thing with a Hundred Eyes: Latest visual effects tutorial on Red Giant YouTube shows viewers how to how to give actors the creepiest and coolest eyes based on characters from Hollywood film and TV. Portland, OR – October 10, 2019 – Red Giant is ready for Halloween with their latest tutorial: The Thing with a Hundred Eyes, a spooky new VFX how-to out now on YouTube. Created by Red Giant’s Lead Designer Leo Hageman, the short video walks viewers through how to use Red Giant’s free digital contact lens project file featuring a hundred different eye presets, based on ...

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CP Communications Showcases Automated News Production and Live Content Acquisition at NAB New York

Live event production leader will emphasize AI, bonded cellular and content acquisition innovations from its Red House Streaming family of homegrown and Mobile Viewpoint solutions St. Petersburg, Florida, October 16, 2019 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, will emphasize key AI, bonded cellular, and content acquisition solutions from its Red House Streaming (RHS) family at NAB New York this month. CP Communications exhibits at Booth N910 at NAB New York, which takes place from October 16-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan. CP Communications last year launched its RHS brand ...

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ENCO Enables Lip-Synced Live Captions with Powerful New enCaption4 Enhancement

Debuting at NAB Show New York, new integrated video delay capability in automated captioning solution overcomes the latency inherent in captioning live feeds Southfield, MI, October 16, 2019 – Hot on the heels of very successful exhibits at IBC2019 in Amsterdam and the Radio Show in Dallas, ENCO is heading to NAB Show New York with a powerful new capability in its award-winning enCaption4 automated captioning system. Exhibiting in booth N355 from October 16 to 17, the company will unveil a new video delay feature that enables lip-sync grade caption synchronization even when transcribing live feeds. Recent enhancements that debuted ...

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Dielectric Launches Proposal Generator Software to Streamline Powerlite™ Low-Power Antenna Technical Proposals

Dielectric’s new Excel software-based planning tools put the power to explore and design configurations into the hands of LPTV stations and consultants RAYMOND, Maine, October 16, 2019 — Continuing to empower customers with advanced, software-based antenna designs, Dielectric has released free Excel-based planning tools—known as Proposal Generators—that give broadcasters and their RF consultants the ability to generate their own technical proposals. The initial rollout willfocus on Powerlite™ low-power antenna systems. Customers can download the Proposal Generator for their particular antenna model from the Dielectric website, and save days to weeks compared to traditional technical proposal generation. Users can have a ...

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CP Communications and MultiDyne Announce Live Production Partnership

CP Communications will leverage MultiDyne’s “mobile marketing van” for smaller live productions; partnership will be on demonstration at NAB New York St. Petersburg, Florida/Hauppauge, NY, October 16, 2019 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for complex live event productions, announces that it will add MultiDyne’s 22-foot mobile van to its growing fleet of production vehicles. MultiDyne introduced the van in 2018 as a “mobile marketing van” that doubled as an exhibition showcase for MultiDyne products at North American tradeshows, and as a mobile showroom for MultiDyne road shows and training initiatives. CP Communications, a longtime MultiDyne ...

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GatesAir Wins TVN Chile Digital TV Transmission Contract

Project will initially deploy 124 transmitters over a three-year period with more to follow, meeting South America’s 2022 DTV transition deadline for secondary cities CINCINNATI, October 16, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has won a large digital TV (DTV) transmission contract with Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN Chile), a Chilean public service broadcaster. The contract stipulates a three-year rollout of 124 ISDB-Tb DTV transmitters in key cities throughout Chile, with initial deployments focused on the metropolitan centers of Concepcion and Valparaiso City. TVN Chile selected GatesAir, one of ...

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Shanxi Television in China Purchases Second Calrec Brio Console for its New Studio

HEBDEN BRIDGE, OCTOBER 16, 2019 — China-based Shanxi Television has chosen a Calrec Brio36 audio console for its news programming and multi-purpose talk shows. The Brio is installed in a new studio, which was initially used for covering the China National Youth Games, held this August, with more than 10 hours of live broadcasting produced in the studio each day. This is the broadcaster’s second Brio installation with the first installed a year ago. “We have been very happy with our first Brio, which has proved to be intuitive to use, with great sound quality and stability,” commented Mr. Wu ...

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Evercast, LLC Appoints Steven B. Cohen as Evangelist in Los Angeles

Leading Industry technologist to assist introduction and adoption of remote collaboration system for Production and Post. LOS ANGELES— Evercast, LLC, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based developer of a powerful live-streaming collaboration platform, has hired Steven B. Cohen as Evangelist to enhance their offerings, support their growth and technology adoption in Media & Entertainment. Cohen brings broad expertise in digital technologies for film and television production through posts with Sony Pictures Studios, Ascent Media Group, Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition and Cohen Communications, Inc. He has developed and deployed remote collaboration systems around the world for leading content creators including directors Paul Verhoven, James ...

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Starfish provides compliance recording to The National Library of Sweden

Reading,UK, 16 October 2019: Starfish Technologies, a pioneer in transport stream processing and advertising insertion, has supplied a multi-channel compliance recording system to Kungliga biblioteket, The National Library of Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden, in cooperation with Starfish’s Swedish partner Lanlink Digital Broadcast. The system utilises Starfish’s ‘Verify’ compliance recording technology which can record multiple channels of live TV broadcast and features a fully managed system with auto failover. Built using generic IT hardware from HP, it includes the Starfish web-based monitoring application to view and manage the operation of the N+N configuration. Input signals are presented as encoded transport streams from ...

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Globecast selected by Orby TV to provide media operations for new US pay-as-you-go DTH satellite service

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announced that the company has been selected by Orby TV to provide a wide range of turnkey broadcast media operational services for the nascent pay TV startup. Launched throughout the lower 48 United States in spring 2019, Orby TV offers a high-quality and affordable prepaid, pay-as-you-go satellite pay TV service directly to consumers at a low cost with no contract and no Internet service required. Globecast is handling Orby TV’s full broadcast operations on a 24/7 basis at its Globecast Media Center in Culver City, CA. Using its extensive fiber and satellite network, ...

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SPORTELMonaco 2019: LiveU and Athletic Sports Group Team Up to Showcase Cost-Efficient Sports Content Contribution & Distribution

LiveU and Athletic Sport Group (ASG) are joining forces to offer broadcasters and publishers a full service for sports production and the distribution of live content over IP. The solution offered by ASG Broadcast Services, incorporates LiveU’s cloud-based Matrix video distribution platform, which enables sports rightsholders and content owners to live stream their sporting event reliably and cost-effectively to multiple destinations and TV stations worldwide. ASG Broadcast Services manages hundreds of live broadcasts around the world. The group originally used LiveU’s cost-effective contribution and distribution solutions for fight sports and now uses its technology for various sports properties, including football ...

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Insight TV launches branded block on Virgin Media’s 4K UHD channel in the UK

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, is expanding its reach within the UK with the launch of a branded block on Virgin Media’s 4K UHD channel in the UK. From 15th November, Virgin Media customers will be able to watch Insight TV’s popular shows in 4K UHD including Travel with a Goat, the British TV series sparking conversation and debate about food choices, as well as Car Crews With Supercar Blondie which follows global social media star Alex Hirschi as she travels across the USA to uncover the country’s most extreme ...

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Switch Media Unveils Cost-Effective Fast-to-Market OTT Platform MediaHQ Lite

Switch Media, a world leader in online video technology, is announcing the launch of MediaHQ Lite. This is an end-to-end OTT platform that provides a comprehensive feature set at a cost-effective price point allowing an OTT service to be delivered swiftly. MediaHQ Lite keeps complexity to a minimum while satisfying core OTT requirements, reducing overheads and providing the opportunity to test new ideas with minimal budget. Premium OTT services have become complex and fragmented. Many broadcasters and content owners struggle with bespoke integrations, finger pointing between vendors, the high costs of app development and progressively increased overhead costs. MediaHQ Lite ...

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FSR’s Smart-Way System Stops the Show During NECA 2019

FSR’s Smart-Way System Stops the Show During NECA 2019 Company Wins Big with its on-floor raceway system Las Vegas, NV October 15, 2019 — FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the Audio/Video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), Education, Corporate, Hospitality and Government markets, is proud to announce that its Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System has scored the Showstopper Award at the 2019 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention and Trade Show  in Las Vegas, NV. The show, which caters to electrical contractors, electrical distributors and AV dealers, offers a place for industry professionals to ...

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Content Delivery & Security Association Launches Content Protection Month with Bob Gold & Associates

NBCUniversal, Amazon Studios, BBC Studios, Paramount and Other Industry Leaders to Participate in Global Entertainment Industry Initiative The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the international industry advocate for content security, has selected Bob Gold & Associates, a nationally recognized boutique public relations agency, as its communications agency to promote and bring awareness to the launch of Content Protection Month in collaboration with numerous major studios and production companies. This coordinated industry-wide initiative is designed to raise awareness across all business units and service provider partners to educate and enculturate everyone who is part of content creation to personally embrace ...

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Kevin Joyce Named Chief Commercial Officer at TAG Video Systems

Kevin Joyce Named Chief Commercial Officer at TAG Video Systems Media & Broadcast Industry Vet Tapped to Lead International Expansion Initiative New York   October 16, 2019 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, has named media and broadcast industry specialist Kevin Joyce as Chief Commercial Officer for its worldwide business operations. Abe Zerbib, TAG CEO, announced details of Joyce’s appointment in New York during NAB Show New York 2019. Joyce was initially retained to define and reposition TAG’s market status as the world’s only provider of a 100% software, 100% IP ...

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