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Switch Media Launches Sophisticated Encoding Tool Watcha for its Powerful MediaHQ Product Suite

Switch Media, a world leader in online video technology has launched Watcha, a key new feature for its product suite, MediaHQ, which was unveiled at NAB this year. The Watcha tool provides broadcasters and content owners with a solution that automatically highlights and reports issues during the encoding process. It was designed to answer the changing needs of broadcasters as ...

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Insight TV, 4K UHD Producer and Channel Provider, Partners with Monster Energy for Jndia, The Fast Life

Insight TV, the world’s leading broadcaster and producer of native 4K UHD adventure sports and lifestyle content, has joined forces with energy drink company Monster Energy to co-produce Jndia, The Fast Life, a documentary film featuring the incredible story of female drag-car racer Jndia Erbacher. The documentary, which premieres August 17 on Insight TV, is the latest in an ongoing ...

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Insight TV Launches Fourth Installment of Power &… With Power &…Football Series That Airs on September 19th

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has commissioned a 4th series of its popular short-form, multi-episode and topical documentary-style series, Power &…, which portrays ordinary people with extraordinary lives. The new show, called Power &… Football, which launches on Insight TV on September 19th, illustrates how football unites the world unlike ...

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Globecast welcomes Berto Guzman as VP, Head of Content Acquisition Aggregation and Distribution for the Americas

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, and one of the largest content distributors in the world with a portfolio of over 250 networks in 19 languages, has announced Berto Guzman as Vice President, Head of Content Acquisition Aggregation and Distribution (CAAD) for the Americas, effective immediately. Guzman is responsible for programmer partnerships and platform distribution to build upon the ...

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Globecast brings The Total Africa Cup of Nations to the world in 4K alongside VOD content creation

Globecast is extending its relationship with the organisers and rights holders of the Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, bringing the 2019 event to the world. The tournament began on June 21st with the final taking place on July 19th. Globecast is working in partnership with the Egyptian Local Organising Committee (LOC), Lagardère Sports, managers and marketers of sports ...

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LiveU Matrix Gives Broadcasters Free Access to NASA TV’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Live Feed

On Friday, July 19th, NASA TV will broadcast “NASA’s Giant Leaps: Past and Future – Celebrating Apollo 50th as we Go Forward to the Moon,” a live special highlighting the most-celebrated mission to the moon. Broadcasters will have the ability to pick up the official NASA live feed over IP for free via the LiveU Matrix content management and distribution ...

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Insight TV Launches on Delta Fiber Netherlands’ Delta and Caiway Networks

  Insight TV, global content creator, channel and distributor has signed a distribution deal with Dutch telecoms operator Delta Fiber, which will see Insight TV launch on its Delta and Caiway networks. Delta and Caiway subscribers across the Netherlands will be able to enjoy Insight TV’s portfolio of popular shows and series in HD, 24/7 from 17th June. This announcement ...

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Globecast IBC 2019 Preview

Stand:  A.129 Debuting at IBC 2019 Globecast Managed Cloud Network (Globecast MCN): Expanded feeds supporting global sport contribution New at IBC this year is Globecast Managed Cloud Network (Globecast MCN). This is a response to pressures across the sports broadcasting market to be able to deliver specific/different feeds, cost-effectively, that affiliates can select, rather than having to deliver all feeds ...

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RASCULAR IBC 2019 PREVIEW

Think Control, Think Rascular Rascular is a software design company that creates precision control applications for third-party, professional video technologies. We work across the broadcast, streaming and A/V sectors. Bespoke or off-the-shelf, our applications work across SDI and IP technologies, including Newtek’s NDI® protocol, providing template-based or user-defined panels that allow access to any and all functionality required, giving users ...

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LIVEU IBC 2019 PREVIEW

LiveU’s location – Stand 3.B62 LiveU will present its portfolio of 5G-enabled solutions for live newsgathering and dynamic sports coverage for every type of event. Looking towards the 2020 games in Tokyo, LiveU is already gearing up to support hundreds of customers with its award-winning HEVC technology. IBC highlights include: CREATE: HEVC 4K field units LiveU’s flagship LU600 4K HEVC ...

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Major international sport owners and organisers A.S.O. signs multi-year agreement to use Globecast Digital Media Hub for content sharing

Globecast has announced that Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), owners and organisers of multiple globally renowned sports events, has selected Content Marketplace, part of Globecast’s Digital Media Hub, for clipped content sharing. A.S.O. organises 210 days of competition per year, with 90 events in 25 countries. Content is shared with A.S.O. customers including television channels, the wider media and also A.S.O ...

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Cartoon Network partners with Globecast for pop-up channel technical services in Asia

Globecast has announced that Cartoon Network has extended its longstanding partnership with Globecast for the launch of two innovative, market-leading pop-up kids channels. Following discussions earlier this year with Globecast that explored the possibilities, Cartoon Network launched pop-up channels in Singapore with Singtel and in the Philippines with Cignal. In Singapore, the channel, called “Pop & Watch”, was available free ...

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Insight TV Launches in Greece and Cyprus on Nova

  Insight TV, global content creator and TV channel has announced that it is launching its HD channel in Greece on Nova, top provider of bundled home entertainment and communication services in the country. Insight TV’s line-up of unique content, which pushes the boundaries of human spirit and adventure, will be available in Greece and Cyprus with Greek subtitles provided ...

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Globecast introduces Virtual Networking for high bandwidth IP-over-satellite connectivity for the enterprise market

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced Globecast Virtual Networking (GCVN), a new service offering that brings two-way, high bandwidth, IP-over-satellite connectivity to the enterprise market. It provides fast, reliable IP connectivity anywhere and anytime where terrestrial networks fail or are inconsistent. With GCVN, media event producers and content creators in the B2B space can easily deliver streaming, ...

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Insight TV Launches in Spain on the Ahí+ Sports Service

  Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has launched its HD channel on Spanish operator Ahí+’s, pay-tv sports package. Subscribers will have access to Insight TV’s full line up of inspirational and thought provoking content based on global influencers and trending topics. Ahí+ was launched with the main aim to provide ...

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4K UHD Channel Insight TV Launches in Canada on Optik TV

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has announced a distribution deal which will see the Canadian launch of Insight TV’s 4K UHD feed on TELUS Optik TV. Insight TV is distributed in Canada by Ethnic Channels Group Ltd (ECG). TELUS, one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies, provides TV services in the ...

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