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Emerson College Adopts Broadcast Pix BPswitch Integrated Production Switcher for Student Sports Production

Chelmsford, Mass. – July 16, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Emerson College, a private college in Boston devoted to communication and the arts, is using a new BPswitch™ GX integrated production switcher to produce live coverage of four team sports on campus. Installed in late 2018 during winter break, the new BPswitch was used throughout last season when the ...

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Broadcast Pix Champions Video-Over-IP Workflows at ACM 2019

Chelmsford, Mass. – July 8, 2019 – Tony Mastantuono, product manager of Broadcast Pix™, will be part of a video-over-IP panel discussion on Wednesday, July 10, at the Alliance for Community Media 2019 Annual Conference (Booth 15) in Portland, Ore. The conference runs July 10-12, and Broadcast Pix will demo its BPswitch™ integrated production switcher in the ACM exhibit hall ...

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Sony AI-Based Edge Analytics Appliance and Midsize Laser Projectors Awarded InfoComm “Best of Show” Honors

Sony was awarded top honors from the publishers of AV Technology magazine and Sound & Video Contractor magazine following the InfoComm 2019 show in Orlando last week. Sony’s AI-based Edge Analytics Appliance, the REA-C1000 took home a “Best of Show” honor from AV Technology, while the VPL-FHZ75 3LCD laser projector received a “Best of Show” win from Sound & Video Contractor magazine. AV Technology magazine is a publication for audiovisual and information technology ...

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TVU Networks Partners with Largest Network of Videographers, Stringr

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – June 19, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced its partnership with Stringr, the premium video marketplace for custom, high-quality, video content. Stringr’s network of professional and amateur videographers is now available through the TVU Global Grid, the Cloud platform for content owners to contribute and pull ...

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FOR-A Corporation of Americas Names Mike Buchanan to Lead Sales Effort in Western U.S.

Cypress, CA, June 17, 2019 – FOR-A Corporation of America announces the appointment of Mike Buchanan as Western Regional Sales Manager. Buchanan was most recently an executive with the Burbank-based systems integration firm, SIT Group, and was previously with Kramer Electronics. He will be based out of FOR-A’s Cypress, California office. In his new role, Buchanan will be responsible for ...

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WFIE Improves Live Sports, Breaking News Web Content with JVC ProHD Studio 4000S Streaming Studio

WAYNE, NJ (June 17, 2019) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced WFIE, the NBC affiliate in Evansville, Ind. (DMA #103), is using its ProHD Studio 4000S live sports production and streaming studio to produce breaking news and local sports coverage for the web. Owned by Gray Television, the station originally purchased the system last ...

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Flexible Features and 4K Production Capabilities of New Switcher Set Hawaiian Production Co. Apart from the Competition

Cypress, CA, June 10, 2019 – Honolulu-based Mid-Pacific Audio Visual is known as Hawaii’s premier firm for live corporate event and entertainment production with high-end clients in search of the best technical staff and equipment. Last month, the company added a FOR-A HANABI HVS-490 video production switcher to its roster, largely based on the success enjoyed with the compact HVS-300HS ...

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Cobalt Digital Promotes Kyle Wilken to Vice President of Firmware

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – June 10, 2019 – Cobalt Digital today announced the promotion of Kyle Wilken to vice president of firmware. Wilken joined the company in 2013 as a senior FPGA engineer, and was previously promoted to embedded systems development manager in 2015.   “Over the past six years, Kyle has become an invaluable member of the Cobalt Digital engineering department. ...

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TVU Networks Adds Singular.live Library of Overlay Graphics to Cloud-Based Live Production Workflow

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – May 29, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, has partnered with Singular.live, providers of an advanced digital overlay platform, to give users of TVU Network’s TVU Producer,  a cloud-based live production tool, access to Singular’s template-based graphic overlays directly from the TVU Producer interface. “By incorporating Singular’s platform ...

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2019 InfoComm: FOR-A Highlights Integrated Product Range Supporting 12G-SDI/4K and Video-Over-IP

Cypress, CA, May 28, 2019 – A range of flexible video production switchers, video servers, and graphics systems that consistently support both 12G-SDI/4K and 3G-SDI/HD resolution will be a focal point of the FOR-A®  booth at the upcoming InfoComm Show in Orlando. Demonstrating video production solutions for corporate video, worship, sports and live event applications, FOR-A will exhibit in Exhibit ...

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City of Riverview Upgrades Meeting Coverage with Broadcast Pix

Chelmsford, Mass. – May 28, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ today announced the city of Riverview, Mich., has upgraded its City Hall control room with a BPswitch™ MX integrated production switcher. The system is used to produce coverage of one school board and two city council meetings each month. According to Kim Harper, IT manager for the city, the Broadcast Pix ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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InfoComm 2019: Broadcast Pix Emphasizes IP with New Integrated Production Switcher, PTZ Camera Control

Chelmsford, Mass. – May 16, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ will emphasize its IP-based solutions next month at InfoComm 2019 (Booth 2091) in Orlando, Fla., by demonstrating its newest integrated production switcher, BPswitch IX, as well as its new Version 7.5 software with expanded IP control capabilities and its new RCC IP camera control panel.   “IP has quickly become a ...

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Hipica TV Selects Envivo Replay to Enhance Daily, Live Thoroughbred Racing Programming

Cypress, CA, May 14, 2019 – The newly launched Spanish-language Hipica TV (TSG Network) selected Envivo Replay from Variant Systems as the heart of its production system. The daily live show features races, replays and offers handicapping selections on races from The Stronach Group-owned (TSG) Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, Laurel Park, Golden Gate Fields, and Pimlico Race Course. The ...

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Broadcast Pix Welcomes Rhett Mappin as Central/South Regional Sales Manager

Chelmsford, Mass. – May 13, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ today announced Rhett Mappin has joined the company as a regional sales manager, effective May 1. He will oversee sales for the Southeast and Central United States, as well as the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central Canada. As a technology sales professional, Mappin has more than 30 years of experience in the media ...

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