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Nevion reports record year as shift to IP in broadcasting intensifies

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has announced that 2019 was a record year for the company with sales orders up 52% compared to the previous year. In addition to this, software and services now represent almost half (48%) of Nevion’s sales. This is a significant increase from 2014 when software and services represented just 16% of the company’s sales – underlining the move from dedicated hardware to software-defined IP solutions. This shift is further illustrated by the fact that two-thirds of the hardware being sold by Nevion is now IP equipment. The increase in this demand for ...

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Cobalt® Digital’s NAB Line-up Led by New Card-Based Router Series, Mini openGear® Frame and Re-clocking DAs with 4K Support

Cobalt® Digital’s NAB Line-up Led by New Card-Based Router Series, Mini openGear® Frame and Re-clocking DAs with 4K Support Champaign, IL – February 17, 2020 — Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, will feature a line-up of openGear compatible products at NAB 2020 that will highlight a new card-based router series that takes flexibility to a new level, a mini frame that answers the industry need for a space-saving chassis but doesn’t compromise functionality and can be operated remotely, and a range ...

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Tedial to Demonstrate Expanded MAM Platform at NAB 2020 with New Tools to Enhance Sports and Live Production, Improve Storytelling, Streamline Workflows and Optimize Cloud Architecture

Tedial to Demonstrate Expanded MAM Platform at NAB 2020 with New Tools to Enhance Sports and Live Production, Improve Storytelling, Streamline Workflows and Optimize Cloud Architecture MAM specialist adds functionality to SMARTLIVE, HYPER IMF and offers a proven HYBRID-CLOUD solution Malaga, Spain – February 18, 2020 – Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has announced plans to launch a complement of significant enhancements to the Company’s award-winning MAM platform at NAB. Tedial’s cutting-edge, award-winning SMARTLIVE sports and live events solution has integrated new cloud-based technology for a better viewing experience. HYPER IMF continues to lead the industry with ...

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DejaSoft becomes an IABM member –

DejaSoft confirms IABM membership to help further strengthen global industry presence of innovative film tool DejaEdit   For Immediate Release, 25 February, 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden – Software development firm DejaSoft announces its membership of IABM, the international trade association for broadcast and media technology suppliers. IABM is highly regarded for providing its partners with a credible platform and wide range of services and support from which to thrive and expand. DejaSoft is the creator of the innovative DejaEdit collaboration tool for Avid and EditShare systems. DejaEdit securely synchronizes files, bins and timelines between multiple edit installations across the internet. Other ...

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Globecast hails Infrastructure as Code as a cloud gamechanger and initiates deployment

Paris, 25th February 2020 — Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is hailing the emergence of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) as a gamechanger for the media entertainment industry and has begun deployment of the technology. IaC is the process of creating and managing cloud-based technologies using scripts – hence code – to do so. The script is then “read”, or accepted, by systems like AWS’ CloudFormation or the cloud-agnostic solution from Terraform. The systems created using IaC can be as simple or as complex as required i.e. entirely cloud-based complex playout infrastructure can be generated far more quickly and ...

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Puget Systems Launches Comprehensive Benchmarks for Adobe Creative Cloud

PugetBench for Adobe Creative Cloud Includes Benchmark Support for Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, After Effects, and Premiere Pro Puget Systems (www.pugetsystems.com) today announced a new initiative – the PugetBench for Adobe® Creative Cloud®- to address the need for comprehensive, repeatable and consistent benchmark testing for the most popular applications used by creative professionals. These benchmarks are designed to thoroughly test many of Adobe’s most popular applications using real-world projects and workflows, and the latest CPU, GPU, and other hardware components.   The Puget Systems benchmarks specifically developed for Adobe Creative Cloud are designed to thoroughly test on Adobe Photoshop®, Lightroom® Classic, ...

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Renewed Vision To Unleash ProPresenter 7 at 2020 NAB Show

New multiscreen presentation feature is a gamechanger for live event production in AV and broadcast applications ALPHARETTA, Georgia, February 25, 2020 — Renewed Vision today announced the availability of ProPresenter 7, the latest version of its flagship live presentation and production software for sporting events, broadcast studios, houses of worship, concerts and conferences. The first major upgrade of the software in five years, ProPresenter 7 adds support for advanced multiscreen presentations, an improved user interface and a simplified pricing structure. Renewed Vision (Booth #SL7427) will demo ProPresenter 7 at the 2020 NAB Show, taking place April 19-22 at the Las ...

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StreamGuys Effortlessly Fills Missing Song Metadata in Live Radio Streams with New SmartMetadata Service

Innovative offering leverages audio fingerprinting technology to automatically add missing music metadata, enabling broadcasters to consistently display more information to their listeners BAYSIDE, CALIFORNIA February 25, 2020 – StreamGuys today announced an innovative new problem-solving tool in its end-to-end suite of SaaS solutions for producing, managing, monetizing and delivering live and on-demand streaming media. The new SmartMetadataservice automatically fills in missing music-related metadata in radio broadcasters’ live streams, enabling them to provide a more consistent and comprehensive user experience for their listeners by improving their metadata display. StreamGuys will showcase the new service at the upcoming 2020 NAB Show (April ...

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Crystal Vision brings ten new IP video processing apps to the 2020 NAB Show (Booth SL7409)

On Booth SL7409 at the 2020 NAB Show Crystal Vision will be showing the latest picture processing software apps for its MARBLE-V1 media processor hardware, all of which can work with IP, with SDI or with both IP and SDI at the same time. The functionality offered by these apps – which support ST 2022, ST 2110 video and 31 different SDI standards including 1080p – includes web browser keying, linear keying, picture-in-picture, clean switching, video delay, color correction and up and down conversion. Their support for multiple signal formats gives the easiest possible SDI to IP upgrade, while also ...

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Presteigne Broadcast Hire North Expands Hire Desk

Crawley, West Sussex, 25 February, 2020 – Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced the appointment of Jane Skinner as Senior Hire Desk Co-ordinator. Reporting to Presteigne North Hire Manager Roy Gaterell, Skinner is based at the company’s northern office in Warrington, equidistant between Manchester and Liverpool. Skinner started her career at Granada (now ITV) in Manchester as a coordinator for Granada Reports and This Morning. She then progressed to drama with Mersey TV/Lime Pictures, working as a technical coordinator on programmes such as Hollyoaks and Brookside. Due to her expertise, Skinner was ...

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Research Reveals Huge Opportunity For Live Sports Streaming If Fans Can Get Access To The Right Leagues And Teams

Fans would pay more if streaming offered coverage of a sports league or team that interests them, but cost is currently leading to cancellations when content packages aren’t compelling enough  LOS ANGELES (February 25, 2020): Sports fans are willing to pay more for streaming live sports, but only if it provides better access to the sports teams and leagues they are interested in. These are some of the key findings of an international survey, commissioned by Verizon Media, into what fans want from services that let them stream live sports. The research was conducted amongst 5,000 sports fans in the ...

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Look for TAG Video Systems at VidTrans 2020

Look for TAG Video Systems at VidTrans 2020 Leading provider of integrated software-based IP solutions to demonstrate interoperability in Arista Booth #1 Tel Aviv – – February 17, 2020 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, has announced plans to be at VidTrans 2020, an annual event that attracts broadcast industry decision makers seeking the latest IP media technologies. TAG, represented by newly appointed Chief Architect, Paul Briscoe and Chief Technology Officer, Tomer Schechter, will join its valued partner Arista Networks, leading provider of software-driven, cognitive cloud networking solutions in Booth ...

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Cinematic Media Provides High-End Finish for Netflix Series “El Club”

Series about millennials caught up in the drug trade is one of a growing number of new shows that are setting a new standard for quality in television production in Mexico. MEXICO CITY—February 24, 2020— Post-production finishing for the first season of El Club, Netflix’s new young adult dramedy, was recently completed at Cinematic Media in Mexico City. The country’s only full-service facility focused exclusively on cinema and television post, the company handled both sound and picture finishing for the series, now available through the streaming service in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking markets. Written and directed by Camila Ibarra in ...

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New Bittree SMPTE Camera Hybrid Patchbay Offers Industry-Leading 12 Camera Support in 1RU

Compact unit supports up to 8K resolution; expanded beam technology on optical connector eliminates maintenance requirements Glendale, CA – February 24, 2020 – Bittree, a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio and video patchbays and patch panels, today announced the immediate availability of its new SMPTE Camera Hybrid Patchbay. Featuring a newly designed SMPTE-style connector, the space-efficient unit is the company’s first hybrid connector patchbay and supports up to 12 camera connections in just 1RU. Bittree will showcase the new patchbay in Booth SU10507 at the 2020 NAB Show, which runs April 19-22 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Designed for OB production trucks, ...

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Cobalt Digital,VidTrans20,Dr. Ciro Noronha,multiviewer

Cobalt Digital’s Multi-Faceted Participation at VidTrans20 Includes Presentations, Demonstrations and One-on-One Meetings Company executive VP of engineering, Dr. Ciro Noronha adds expertise to RIST panel and tackles SL-HDR1 in a session, and Cobalt gear supports multi-vendor Interop demos Los Angeles, CA – February 24, 2020 — Cobalt Digital is taking on numerous roles at VidTrans20 Annual Conference and Expo. The provider of a best-of-breed interoperability signal processing platform is supporting the annual event by providing gear for multi-vendor demos focusing on Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) in the Interop area and holding one-on-one meetings in its booth to discuss the ...

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Do you know the level of preservation of your content?

Everyone would agree that media content libraries are extremely valuable. Even more so as we are seeing a sudden and growing trend for archive content to become popular, making it monetisable a long time after first being created. Ensuring your content is preserved and usable long into the future has therefore become extremely important and yet many broadcasters and content providers are not taking the necessary steps to ensure fixity and digital preservation. A short time back, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) published a number of excellent articles looking at the different levels of digital preservation you should apply ...

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Densitron plans comprehensive control surface and display showcase for NAB Show 2020

Multiple products from the UReady display series and monitors ranging in size from 13.3” to 28.5” will be exhibited at the NAB Show Kent, UK, 24 February 2020 – Densitron, a creator of HMI technologies and a global leader in display, monitor, and embedded computing solutions, has announced plans to significantly expand its range of Modular-Hybrid Control Surfaces, and demonstrate displays from the popular UReadyTM range. The company will also introduce new features in the latest version of the Intelligent Display System (IDS) software, IDS 7, on Booth N5506 at NAB Show 2020 which takes place in Las Vegas from ...

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Telsat Will Showcase High Power FM Markoni Transmitters at 2020 NAB Show

  Telsat will be a featured exhibitor at the 2020 NAB Show, which is a perfect opportunity for it to showcase its FM Transmitters. The Telsat FM Transmitters generation name is marKoni! It is comprised of MKRT models, with a range of 50W to 40 kW, available in single drive, dual drive or N+1 configuration for the maximum redundancy level.   The philosophy of marKoni transmitters provides a high reliability granted by very robust power supplies and amplification circuits, realized with MOSFET that are able to guarantee excellent performances, with very high efficiency and consequent low heating of all components. ...

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