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Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Give Expert’ease the Edge

MONTREAL – 8:00 CET August 22, 2019 – Grass Valley’s versatile cameras have been selected by Expert’ease, to enhance its live production offering. Grass Valley’s solutions were chosen for their proven reliability and agility and will enable the Montreal-based audiovisual and multimedia company to take its production capability to the next level. Installation and commissioning of the new systems were ...

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Grass Valley Enables Open-Standards IP Production for IBC TV

MONTREAL – 8:00 CET August 19, 2019 – IBC TV, the official television channel of IBC 2019 (September 13-18, Amsterdam), has once again chosen Grass Valley as its technical partner, selecting a comprehensive suite of broadcast production tools to support its live broadcasts from the show floor. The channel will engage more than 55,000 IBC attendees with captivating content, and be a working showcase ...

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VIMN and ACCESS launch partnership in Germany to bring TV entertainment experiences into the auto industry

ACCESS TwineTM for Car system to feature MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon linear channels Tokyo, August 19, 2019 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and ACCESS CO., LTD have announced a partnership to make Viacom’s globally recognized TV brands accessible to vehicle passengers via ACCESS TwineTM for Car (Twine4Car) in Germany. Under the terms of deal, ACCESS is acquiring the rights to make linear feeds of MTV, ...

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RT Software Joins Grass Valley Technology Alliance To Drive Innovation and Interoperability

MONTREAL – 8:00 EST August 14, 2019 – Grass Valley, today added RT Software Ltd. as a founding member of the Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA), a new program for technology and solutions providers that delivers improved purchasing confidence and selection for customers. The certification program gives broadcasters and media organizations access to solutions that are interoperable with a range ...

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The Switch and MTI Teleport partner to extend global reach for live content delivery

The Switch and MTI Teleport partner to extend global reach for live content delivery New York – August 12, 2019 – The Switch, the platform for the production and global transmission of live video, has partnered with MTI Teleport, Germany’s leading media backbone operator, to combine and extend the global reach of the two company’s production services and transmission networks. The move makes it easier ...

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Vionlabs to debut game-changing AI-powered Content Discovery Platform

Stockholm, Sweden, 12 August, 2019 – Vionlabs announces that its game-changing AI-powered Content Discovery Platform will make its public debut at IBC2019. The platform enables operators to cutdown the time consumers spend looking for content, reduce churn and improve key business metrics. It also gives operators the power to make the most of their video catalogs, by unearthing otherwise undiscovered links ...

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The Q India launches on ZEE5

National, 7th August 2019: QYOU Media (TSXV:QYOU; OTCQB: QYOUF) has announced the launch of its flagship network The Q India on ZEE5, India’s fastest growing OTT platform.  ZEE5 marks the sixth major platform launch for The Q India and the second distribution agreement in India’s fast-growing OTT marketplace. The Q India is among the fastest growing youth focused networks in Asia and ...

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Bring it home: The Switch Expands At-Home Production Services to Meet Growing Demand for Live TV

New York – [00:01 ET] August 1, 2019 – The Switch, the platform for the production and global transmission of live video, has expanded its The Switch At-HomeTM service with the launch of an additional at-home/remote production facility in Burbank, California. The investment is designed to meet rising demand for live content, driven primarily by sports events. Broadcasters and rights ...

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The Look Future-Proofs Post Production Pipeline with Grass Valley Rio 8K

MONTREAL – 8:00 BST August 1, 2019 – London-based bespoke post production facility, The Look, has upgraded its six Grass Valley Rio high performance online editing and post production systemsto support multiple, simultaneous streams of 4K and 8K playback. Rio forms the heart of the facility’s Dolby Vision certified post production pipeline along with the Rio Connect collaborative workflow engine ...

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IBC2019 sees Simplestream demo cloud-based solutions that ensure media and entertainment companies stay ahead of the technology curve

THURSDAY, 01st August 2019 – LONDON–Simplestream, the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, revealed that it will be returning to IBC to showcase how its solutions empower broadcasters, content owners and telcos to stay ahead of the technology curve and succeed in today’s competitive and fast-changing media and entertainment environment. “Visitors to our stand at IBC will learn more ...

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Bitmovin showcases the future of video streaming at IBC 2019

Amsterdam – 30 July 2019 –Bitmovin, a world leader in innovative cloud-based video streaming solutions will reveal at the IBC Show 2019 (Hall14.E12) how it is enabling developers to play, encode and analyze video seamlessly, in broadcast quality, anywhere. Visitors will see a dozen new demonstrations showing how cutting edge entertainment experiences can be delivered to audiences using Bitmovin products: ...

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Make.TV to showcase Live Video Cloud at IBC2019

Make.TV, used by leaders in news, esports, sports and entertainment to handle live video in the cloud will be at IBC2019 (stand #14.A24) to showcase its award winning Live Video Cloud solution. Make.TV opens up possibilities for broadcasters of all sizes to acquire, curate, program and distribute multiple hyper-local live video sources from anywhere in the world to any destination. ...

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Digital Airways and ACCESS Twine for Car to enable voice activated in-car booking and payment services

Tokyo, Japan, 2ndJuly 2019 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced a collaboration to bring the innovative Digital Airways voice activated booking and payment solution to the ACCESS Twine™ for Car Service Platform and Content Service. The new partnership enables OEM and Tier-1 automotive vendors to deploy an integrated solution that provides drivers and passengers with car retail services, such as booking and paying for ...

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Grass Valley’s Software-Defined Playout Delivers Freedom and Flexibility to Pike Media Lab

MONTREAL – 8:00 MSK, June 27, 2019 –Pike Media Lab has transitioned to a software only playout solution from Grass Valley. Central to the new playout capability is ICE SDC, which supports uncompressed 2022-6 video streams and enables the Russian media services provider to leverage new commercial and operational models as well as handle content from almost any source and ...

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The Q India and Mediology partner on Ad sales

TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, 27, JUNE 2019 – QYOU Media (TSXV:QYOU; OTCQB: QYOUF) announced it has partnered with Mediology to drive ad sales for The Q India across its various mobile and OTT distribution outlets. Mediology owns and operates India’s largest vernacular ad network Readwhere AdExchange. Readwhere AdExchange is also India’s largest Google Certified Channel Partner.  The Readwhere AdExchange also works directly with brands and ...

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Grass Valley and CenturyLink Demonstrate Remote Production Capabilities Over 100G High-Speed Link

MONTREAL – 8:00 EST June 25, 2019 – Grass Valley has validated its position as a frontrunner in the industry transition to IP with another breakthrough in remote IP video production. The company joined forces with technology company CenturyLink to successfully run an ultra-high bandwidth test directly from cameras at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida to a remote ...

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