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Globecast attains security assessment for its digital cinema business from Trusted Partner Network

Paris, 31st March 2020 — Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that it has successfully received security assessment from Trusted Partner Network (TPN) for its Digital Cinema business to address video piracy and content redistribution. Formed in 2018 by the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the TPN program is a high-level, industry-wide film and television content protection initiative that helps companies safeguardtheir content. “The TPN program helps companies prevent leaks, breaches, and hacks of their customers’ movies and television shows prior to their intended release and seeks to raise security awareness, ...

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Business as Usual Support, When Business isn’t Usual

MONTREAL – March, 31 2020 – Grass Valley is deploying a robust Business Continuity Initiative to help protect broadcasters, content owners and production companies, and give them enhanced operational support options and free access to selected services during this trying time. In the current climate, where media is crucial to inform and connect people, Grass Valley is stepping up its commitment to supporting the media industry through a series of free offers, discounted repairs and 24/7 access to its global technical support team at no cost. To support production operations, now faced with keeping teams of remotely located personnel well connected to ...

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LiveU Remote At-Home Production Helps Tencent Bring Speed Skating Race Live to Viewers in China

Following the International Skating Union (ISU)’s postponement of the 2020 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in South Korea, the China Short Track Speed Skating team decided to go ahead and organize a ‘Simulation Game of the ISU Championships’ in Beijing. Tencent Sports, the main broadcaster responsible for the live production and public broadcast, turned to LiveU to implement a remote production solution, deploying only the necessary equipment on site, including the cameras and wireless transmission units. All the rest, including production, contribution and distribution, was handled by Tencent personnel back in the studio in Tencent’s technical center. This was ...

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SSL Presents Audio Technology Seminar to CRAS Students at Gilbert, Ariz. Campus

  Gilbert, Ariz., March 30, 2020 – Solid State Logic and the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences’ (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier institution for audio engineering education, have a long professional working history together. Recently, this partnership took another step forward in educating the next crop of audio engineers when Solid State Logic’s George Horton, Vice President, Western Region, visited CRAS’s Gilbert, Ariz. campus to present the latest in audio technology to CRAS’ AES student chapter. “We work in a time of rapidly changing technology within the live and broadcast sectors of audio, and we at SSL are happy to ...

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Crystal Vision releases four video delays that work with both IP and SDI

Crystal Vision continues its commitment to being the leading video delay provider with the release of four variable video delays that can work with IP, with SDI or with both IP and SDI at the same time and provide up to 32 seconds of delay. Designed to match any equipment with a processing delay, Crystal Vision’s latest video delays are software apps that run on the MARBLE-V1 media processor hardware and can easily be replaced if needs change. Broadcast engineers can choose a version with the features they need, selecting the required number of channels (single, dual or triple) and ...

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KRK Systems ROKIT G4 Grille Covers Now Available

ROKIT G4 Customers Can Now Protect Their Investment With Durably Constructed Grilles NASHVILLE, MARCH 30, 2020 – KRK Systems, part of the Gibson family of brands, introduces the ROKIT G4 Studio Monitor Grille Covers, providing a protective shield and sleek aesthetic for the range of powered near-field studio monitors. Made specifically for the 5-, 7- and 8-inch ROKIT G4s, these grille covers are comprised of premium components and built to spec, ensuring a seamless integration into the monitor’s cabinetry system. “We deeply respect the time and effort that our customers put into their music, and KRK ROKIT G4 Studio monitors are an ...

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Never.no inks licensing agreement with Applied Electronics in Canada

~ Partnership with leading provider of integrated media solutions will bring enhanced remote production enabled cloud-based social graphics and audience engagement services to the region ~ Manchester, 26 March 2020 – Never.no, the award-winning audience engagement specialist, has announced a partnership agreement with Applied Electronics. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the media solutions company will license Never.no’s Bee-On platform and offer local support, creative assistance and training for broadcasters and content providers. “We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Applied Electronics. Their experience and knowledge of the industry, not to mention their expansive sales network, fits our strategic regional growth ...

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Latest disguise software update powers the next level of Augmented Reality experiences for home and live audiences

The new release includes significant AR and usability improvements and launches in a week when disguise also made its Designer software free for six months

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Grass Valley To Deliver Helpful Information and Spring Updates To Screens Across the Globe Via GV LIVE Presents

MONTREAL – March 27, 2020 – Grass Valley is set to engage with customers and prospects virtually in a series of events branded GV LIVE Presents. Multiple events have already been scheduled to provide useful information to Grass Valley customers and prospects as they deal with our unprecedented global crisis and to enable a unique type of engagement with Grass Valley solutions in the absence of the annual spring gathering in Las Vegas. The series begins with a live webinar on April 3 at 11am EDT entitled GV LIVE Presents – Enabling Business as Usual When Business Isn’t Usual. This free webinar will focus ...

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Media Links Drives 100 Billion Bits per Second to the Network Edge for Remote Production Applications

New Generation MD8000-100G Edition for the world’s most proven & trusted IP Transport Platform As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition. Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers. Existing MD8000 customers can install this ...

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LYNX Technik Hires Daniel Kubitza as Director of Sales

LYNX Technik AG, a global manufacturer of award-winning signal processing solutions for broadcast and ProAV has appointed Daniel Kubitza as Director of Sales. In this position, Daniel will leverage his extensive broadcast industry background to work closely with the LYNX Technik sales team to provide comprehensive technical support to the company’s partner and distribution network. Prior to joining LYNX Technik, Daniel most recently led a team in the KSC Systems Department at BFE Studio and Medien Systems, a systems integration company offering IT-based studio and media technology solutions, project management and consulting services as well as configuration & commissioning of ...

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LYNX Technik Launches yellobrik 8K Fiber Transmission Solution

LYNX Technik, provider of modular signal processing interfaces announces its new 8K yellobrik fiber transmission solution. The LYNX Technik yellobrik (model: OTR 1A41) 8K fiber transmission system solves the challenge of transporting real-time, uncompressed 8K content (up to 48G) over long distances with zero signal degradation or loss. The standalone, self-contained kit includes all the parts needed to send 8K uncompressed video over a single fiber link. It consists of four independent 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI channels with each channel individually reclocked and supporting resolutions up to 2160p/60Hz. The kits include the 8K optical transmitter, 8K optical receiver and power supply. The new ...

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BOXX Introduces New NVIDIA-Powered Data Center System and More at GTC Digital

  BOXX Technologies, the leading innovator of high-performance computer workstations, rendering systems, and servers, today announced the new FLEXX data center platform as the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Digital begins on March 25. Purpose-built for content creation, FLEXX is available in a variety of sizes and features NVIDIA RTX™ GPUs, multiple CPUs, as well as other innovative design breakthroughs, and supports NVIDIA® GPU virtualization software for remote workstations. “FLEXX provides all the power and performance of a desktop workstation inside a rack-mounted, high-density form factor,” said Bill Leasure, BOXX VP of Marketing. “Powered by NVIDIA RTX GPUs, this unique system ...

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Colorist Walter Volpatto Elevated to CSI Fellow

LONDON— Veteran colorist Walter Volpatto, CSI has been appointed to the leadership of the Colorist Society International as a Fellow. A senior colorist at EFILM in Hollywood, Volpatto was nominated for a 2019 HPA Award for his work on the film Green Book. His more than 100 credits also include the features Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, Dunkirk, Midway and Independence Day: Resurgence, as well as the television series Homecoming and Queen Sugar. He joins Dale Grahn, Lou Levinson, Charles Poynton and Kevin Shaw as CSI Fellows. CSI Fellow is a distinguished honor extended to colorists with ...

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Rascular Announces Ross MC1 Channel Branding and Master Control Switcher Helm Control Integration

Rascular, designers of software-based powerful, customisable control and monitoring applications for third-party, professional video technologies, has today announced the availability of comprehensive software control of Ross’ MC1 family of Channel Branding and Master Control Switchers via its flagship control and monitoring system Helm. Responding to considerable customer interest, Rascular, using Ross’ powerful and flexible openGear® protocol, can now provide user-defined panel control of Ross’ widely deployed MC1 family. This is a significant addition to Helm’s already extensive third-party technology control capabilities. Helm can access not only a wide range of on-air control functionality – keyers, squeezeback transitions, logos, voiceovers and ...

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AJA Corvid Developer Cards Power I/O for WASP3D’s Real-Time Broadcast Graphics

From breaking news, elections and politics, to the latest live coverage of eSports gaming tournaments and sporting events, WASP3D is a leading global provider of end-to-end real-time broadcast graphics solutions for live production workflows. Headquartered in New Delhi with offices located around the world, WASP3D’s technology solutions seamlessly integrate real-time broadcast graphics for livestreaming, OTT, television and professional AV workflows, with hundreds of installations in more than 40 countries globally. Visually enriched elements including augmented reality graphics, virtual sets, touch screen presentations and video wall graphics using design, data integration, management and automation tools are developed for clients via custom ...

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NUGENS’s Surround Mix is Essential to Audio Post-Production for Today’s Evolving Media

LEEDS, UK, MARCH 25, 2020 – NUGEN Audio’s Surround Suite offers a complete set of tools for  upmixing, downmixing and multi-channel sound reshaping for the production market. Featuring the company’s Halo Downmix, Halo Upmix, ISL True Peak limiter and SEQ-S match and morph EQ software, NUGEN’s Surround Suite is perfect for both movie and television productions. “We take pride in tailoring our products to the specific needs of audio professionals working in TV and film, enabling them to accomplish their full creative vision in a time- and results-oriented manner,” says Paul Tapper, CEO, NUGEN Audio. “Surround Suite delivers all the ...

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Live streaming the Sunday sermon with Shogun 7

With live-streaming soaring, the class-leading Shogun 7 HDR monitor-recorder-switcher is in high demand. It’s easy-to-use live switching and multi-channel ISO recording function make it quick and easy to deploy into settings from houses of worship to colleges, to vloggers front rooms. It offers a no stress setup to create live multi-camera content in no time at all. This weekend saw churches turning to live streaming to continue serving their congregations during lockdowns. One London church was able to stream their Sunday service direct to YouTube with the help of the Shogun 7. Like many British churches they had no existing ...

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