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Hong Kong’s ViuTV Upgrades Its Audio and Prepares for an IP Future with Calrec

HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, MAY 21, 2019 — Hong Kong free-to-air broadcaster ViuTV is preparing itself for an audio-over-IP future with the purchase of an Artemis Light console, a Brio12, a Brio36 and AoIP interfaces from Calrec. ViuTV produces a range of entertainment shows and is especially known for its small-scale live performances and talk shows. “The consoles are incredibly user-friendly, vital when being used by a range of operators across a variety of outputs,” says Mike Lau, Assistant Vice President of Production and Facilities at ViuTV. “They are very reliable with great sound quality. We also wanted to be able ...

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Rohde & Schwarz expands its U.S. Broadcast & Media team

Columbia, MD, May 20th, 2019 —Continuing with the remarkable success of its transmitter business during the ongoing FCC Repack, the Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. Broadcast & Media division announces the expansion of the Media Content Solutions team to drive forward the strategy and success of the division with a strong customer focus. ‘With our product portfolio gaining great momentum, this is the time to strengthen our presence in this key market and working hand-in-hand with our longstanding customers and partners,’ explains Erik Balladares, Vice President Broadcast & Media at Rohde & Schwarz Inc. To lead the newly expanded Media Content ...

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Indipro Tools Showcases Latest Power Solutions at Cine Gear 2019

LOS ANGELES, MAY 21, 2019 – Indipro Tools, manufacturers of premium power solutions for digital and professional video applications, features several new power solutions and accessories at Cine Gear 2019 (Booth 151). Among these are the company’s new Porta-Pak battery and accessory items, which enables DSLR and pro-video users to power up their camera and accessories conveniently using one compact power source. Two new RED-compatible Micro-Series lithium ion batteries as well as a new NITRO SDI splitter and power distribution box will also be on display at the show. Building on the success of its new Porta-Pak battery, Indipro introduces ...

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Sound Lounge Promotes Becca Falborn to Executive Producer

NEW YORK— Sound Lounge, New York’s leading independent provider of sound services for advertising, television and feature films, has promoted Becca Falborn to Executive Producer. In her new role, Falborn will manage the studio’s busy advertising division and supervise its team of producers. She will also lead client relations and sales. Additionally, she will manage Sound Lounge Everywhere, the company’s remote sound services offering, which currently operates in Boston and Boulder. “Becca is a smart, savvy and passionate producer, qualities that are critical to success in her new role,” said Sound Lounge COO and partner Marshall Grupp. “She has developed ...

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Dalet Expands Partnership with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment to Enhance the Fan Experience

New York, NY – May 21, 2019 – Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for media organizations and content professionals, today announced that Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) has expanded its Dalet installation to improve overall fan engagement and experience as well as tap into new markets that ultimately increase revenue. The state-of-the-art Dalet solution features advanced sports production and distribution for MLSE’s four professional sports teams:  Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA), Toronto FC (MLS) and Toronto Argonauts (CFL). “Professional sports have always been a ‘now’ focused-type of entertainment and the digital era has brought ...

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Cobalt Digital Offers 4K Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2019

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – May 21, 2019 – To address the growing need for 4K solutions for live production and master control operations, Cobalt Digital will demonstrate several of its 4K products designed for openGear® frames at BroadcastAsia 2019 (Booth 6H3-01), which runs June 18-20 in Suntec City, Singapore. “4K production is here, and our products help broadcasters produce, monitor, and distribute 4K content with compact, cost-effective, and customizable openGear cards,” said Chris Shaw, Cobalt executive vice president of sales and marketing. “BroadcastAsia is an excellent opportunity for Cobalt to demonstrate our 4K solutions for numerous international markets.” With Cobalt’s 9904-UDX-4K up/down/cross ...

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GB Labs to showcase Mosaic asset organization software and CORE.4 OS at BroadcastAsia 2019

Magna (Booth 4M2-01) and Techtel (Booth 4K3-05), BroadcastAsia Singapore, 18-20 June 2019: Intelligent storage solutions leader GB Labs will feature the all-new Mosaic automatic asset organizer, and the brand-new CORE.4 OS software, at BroadcastAsia. Mosaic, CORE.4, and its sibling, CORE.4 Lite will be featured as part of wide-ranging exhibits by GB Labs’ regional partners Magna (Booth 4M2-01) and Techtel (Booth 4K3-05). Mosaic is an all-new, highly intuitive, asset organization system that combines GB Labs’ already intelligent storage with additional AI that together provide a vastly enriched way to search for and retrieve media. By automatically scanning and intelligently tagging all metadata, ...

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DigiBox at Media Production Show 2019

Stand 314, Media Production Show, Olympia London, 11-12 June 2019— DigiBox, one of the leading UK distributors of market-leading technologies for the broadcast, video, and pro-AV industries will exhibit on Stand 314 at Media Production Show 2019 at Olympia London from 11-12 June. DigiBox will feature products and solutions from its partners Adder, with its multi-award winning ADDERLink™ INFINITY Series; AJA, with additions to its Ki Pro, OpenGear, and IP Mini-Converter families; Avid will feature its all-new Media Composer; BirdDog is bringing its new PTZ camera, the P200; Haivision will be on hand with its new Makito X4 low latency 4K encoder; and Loupedeck will feature Loupedeck+ editing and colour grading in Adobe Premiere Pro. Also on hand will be Gefen HDMI matrixes, switches, and ...

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Cinegy to showcase Cinegize and Cinegy Air PRO 8K at BroadcastAsia 2019

Stand 4F2-03 (Bavaria Pavilion), BroadcastAsia, Suntec Singapore, 18-20 June 2019: Cinegy, a global leader in video compression technology and broadcast software solutions, will feature Cinegize, which uses Cinegy‘s Daniel2 GPU encoding technology to provide extremely low latency, purely software-based KVM-Over-IP; and Cinegy Air PRO 8K™ playout, now optimized to be extremely scalable both locally and in the cloud. Using the massive NVIDIA graphics card’s compute power, Cinegize performs visually lossless compression using its Daniel2 GPU codec. This means that the image data does not have to be moved off the card, which enables an entire 8K frame to be encoded ...

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AminoTV selected to consolidate Caiway and DELTA TV services on to a single multiscreen platform

AminoTV selected to consolidate Caiway and DELTA TV services on to a single multiscreen platform Dutch multiservice providers to boost efficiencies and tool-up to deliver modern TV experiences across both their customer bases via AminoTV Cambridge, UK, 21 May 2019 – Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, is enabling Dutch cable and internet service providers DELTA and Caiway to provide TV services from these brands on a shared platform, integrated via AminoTV. This move comes a year after both DELTA and Caiway were acquired in separate deals by Swedish private equity group EQT and merged into DELTA ...

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Hawk-Woods to showcase new power solutions at Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019

London, United Kingdom (May 21, 2019) – Hawk-Woods, a global leader in innovative power solutions and accessories for the broadcast, film and pro-video industries, will showcase new products at Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019 on May 30- June 1, 2019, at booth 153A. At Cine Gear, Hawk-Woods will showcase the following products: Mini V-Lok batteries – the smallest and lightest V-lok batteries in the world. MX8 Charger – An all-new 8-channel charger designed for Mini V-Lok batteries at about the same size as a competitor’s dual V-Lok charger. The MX8 simultaneously charges four batteries at any one time, which then ...

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ACCESS and BreezoMeter empower car OEMs to positively impact in-journey health

The partnership will enableOEMs to provide drivers with up-to-date air quality and pollen data during their drive and at their destination Oberhausen, 21 May 2019 − ACCESS CO.,LTD today announced that it has partnered with BreezoMeter, a provider of location-based global air quality and pollen data. Their complete air pollution and pollen solution for data awareness and actionabilityallows users to take control of the air they breathe, at home, at work, or on-the-go. The partnership will provide drivers and intelligent cars around the world with first-in-class, accurate, and relevant air quality and pollen data in real-time. BreezoMeter’s data service will be available as a component of ACCESS’s Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) infotainment ...

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Jumbuck Embraces Immersive Audio With Help From White Mark

Acoustic design consultancy White Mark Ltd has helped Jumbuck embrace the very latest in immersive audio formats by transforming its main studio into a facility with full Dolby Atmos® capability. Based in London’s West End, Jumbuck is a boutique audio post production business that works across audience comedy, single camera comedy drama, drama and film. Established in 2001, the company is headed by Glenn Calder, Richard Davey and Anne Pamphilon and its main clients include the BBC, ITV and major independent production companies. The decision to upgrade to Dolby Atmos was taken at the end of 2018 when Jumbuck signed ...

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GatesAir Expands CALA Team with Sales and Business Development Leader

Arturo Yarahuan will work with the greater CALA team to raise GatesAir’s visibility and market share throughout the region CINCINNATI, May 20, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has appointed Arturo Yarahuan as Sales Director, North for the Caribbean and Latin American (CALA) region. Reporting to Felipe Luna, Managing Director, CALA region, Yarahuan will focus on sales and business development across Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and upper South America. He will also work closely with GatesAir’s regional partner network to increase GatesAir’s market share and brand visibility throughout ...

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High School Nation Takes Blackmagic Design Cameras to NFL Pro Bowl and MLB Spring Training

Fremont, CA – May 10, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that High School Nation is using Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini Pro as their main cameras with the organization’s nationwide high school outreach program. The URSA Mini Pro cameras were recently used by High School Nation to film interviews at the NFL 2019 Pro Bowl and Major League Baseball’s 2019 Spring Training events. High School Nation was founded in 2014 by Jimmy and Mike Cantillon when their efforts to help their younger sibling’s band find a place to perform evolved into a nationwide effort to support schools and young artists. “High ...

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SciFi short Zero Shot on URSA Mini Pro Gets Tribeca Film Festival Premiere

Fremont, CA – May 20th, 2019 – Blackmagic Design has today announced that “Zero,” a new science fiction short from acclaimed British writer director duo The Brothers Lynch, was shot on the URSA Mini Pro. Starring Game of Throne’s Bella Ramsey, “Zero” has premiered in New York as part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival lineup and will have a European release at SciFi London. Opting to reflect the post apocalyptic themes of the film through its camerawork, Keith and David Lynch collaborated with cinematographer Adam Etherington whose credits include “Gwen,” and “Poldark.” “The URSA Mini Pro was the ideal choice,” ...

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TBS SPARKLE, Inc. Installs Cintel Scanner for Film Archiving

Fremont, CA – May 17, 2019 – Blackmagic Design announced today that TBS SPARKLE, Inc. has installed a Cintel Scanner and DaVinci Resolve Studio to digitize a huge amount of 16mm footage from 1955 to the 1980s. This will include the digitization of more than 3,000 films, documentaries and news shows, as well as other footage shot by TBS SPARKLE, Inc. TBS SPARKLE, Inc. is a drama, variety, media and sports production company based out of Tokyo. The company’s management department, which is in charge of film archive work, manages videos broadcast by Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. This includes about ...

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EDITSHARE TAKES ON MAJORITY INVESTMENT FROM PARKERGALE CAPITAL

Investment will fuel product innovation and growth across the media & entertainment sector Boston, MA, USA — May 20, 2019 — EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, Automated Quality Control (AQC), editing and media management solutions, today announced it has taken on a majority investment from private equity firm ParkerGale Capital (ParkerGale). Focused on profitable founder-owned technology companies, ParkerGale’s carefully curated portfolio is a mix of software-oriented businesses that are supported by the firm’s financial investment and in-house operating team whose mission is to help portfolio businesses rapidly scale and bring to market new innovative products and services. EditShare founders, ...

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