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Triveni Digital Simplifies ATSC 3.0 Service Assurance With New StreamScope XM Verifier

PRINCETON, N.J. — March 11, 2019 — Triveni Digital today announced that its award-winning StreamScope® XM Verifier software for verifying video, audio, and metadata service quality metrics in ATSC 3.0 environments is now shipping. StreamScope XM Verifier is designed to receive, verify, and record ATSC 3.0 broadcast streams with RF and IP inputs. Protocols such as ROUTE, MMTP, and STLTP are supported. Additionally, users can record and manage PCAP files for playback. With StreamScope XM Verifier, broadcast television station engineers and field staff can get a quick, comprehensive view of multiple ATSC 3.0 services, bringing convenience, affordability, and flexibility to ...

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Veritone at the 2019 NAB Show

Veritone Digital Media Hub™ At the 2019 NAB Show, Veritone will highlight Veritone Digital Media Hub™, focusing on two main use cases: access and delivery, and monetization. Digital Media Hub is an intuitive white-label portal fueled by Veritone aiWARE™, the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence. With Digital Media Hub, rights holders can offer secure, cloud-native global access to their content to key stakeholders — including news media and corporate partners — and monetize their content via e-commerce functionality. Through a live simulation, Veritone will show how Digital Media Hub and aiWARE support Veritone’s unique Live Event Services offering, ...

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Sound Speeds Founder Chykeria Thompson Crafts a High-Frequency Career with Lectrosonics

Atlanta, Georgia (March 12, 2019) – Sound mixer Chykeria Thompson is a power-house of skill, heart, and drive bringing her brand of positive personality and professionalism to each of her projects. Founder of Sound Speeds, Thompson’s list of credits include TV series such as The Walking Dead, Emmy award-winning television show Atlanta Eats, documentaries This World is Not My Own and Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media, and the upcoming Around the Way for Hulu. Sound utility credits include well-known films like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire starring Jennifer Lawrence and Lila & Eve starring Viola Davis ...

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At NAB 2019, LYNX Technik Deploys Radical New Approach to greenMachine® Operation and Configuration

Reprogrammable Multi-Purpose Signal Processing Platform that Adapts with your Needs LYNX Technik AG®, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, announces today that it will be showcasing its award-winning multi-purpose signal processing platform, greenMachine at the upcoming NAB show on booth N2827. greenMachine is designed to help broadcasters and media professionals achieve the ultimate in flexibility on how they manage their signal processing applications. greenMachine now offers a full menu of pre-defined configurations referred to as “Constellations.” These Constellations range anywhere from HDR conversion & processing, 4K up/down/cross conversion, frame synchronization, test signal generation, scaling, ...

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Tanzania-based Azam Media Selects Pebble Beach Systems’ Marina for Automation and Control

CABSAT, Dubai, Stand H2-30, March 12th, 2019 –Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that Azam Media Ltd, a Direct-to-Home (DTH) pay TV satellite service provider in East Africa, has selected a Pebble Beach Systems Marina automation solution to control its existing playout infrastructure, along with recently installed devices for its newly added channels. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and launched in 2013, Azam Media is a flagship company of the Bakhresa Group and focuses on providing entertaining and informative channels bundled with favorite international channels at an affordable cost to citizens ...

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TVU Networks solutions deployed to enhance RTVE coverage of Dakar Rally 2019

The high quality and reliability of TVU Nano Router and TVU Anywhere enabled RTVE to broadcast smartphone captured video live and full-screen in its  coverage of Dakar Rally 2019    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 11, 2019 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE deployed TVU Nano Router and TVU Anywhere to contribute SDI video over wireless networks from the remote and difficult conditions of the Dakar Rally in Latin America live to the RTVE studio in Barcelona.  The Dakar Rally is a renowned off-road rally endurance race that has ...

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Timeline TV Adopts Remote Production Workflow for Women’s Super League based on URSA Broadcast

Fremont, CA – March 12, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that broadcast services specialist, Timeline TV, has implemented a bespoke remote production solution to produce coverage of the Football Association’s (FA) Women’s Super League (WSL), built around the Blackmagic 3G-SDI Shield for Arduino and URSA Broadcast. In order to meet the WSL’s requirements for live match coverage in the 2018/2019 season, its first as a full time professional league, the Timeline team needed to rethink how they’d approach a four multicamera OB, that could be deployed at any ground in the country while still delivering the level of quality expected ...

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Calrec Audio Showcases the Future of Broadcasting with Virtualized Solutions at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 12, 2019 — Calrec Audio (Booth: C7408) is demonstrating various solutions that maximize performance but also value for money. The company will be showcasing its latest, virtualized solutions at NAB, including its VP2 headless mixing system, the RP1 2U rackmount broadcasting mixing system, and its modular IP-based system, Type R. “There has been a rising demand over recent years to provide alternatives to traditional broadcast workflows for some applications,” says Dave Letson, Calrec’s VP of Sales. “This has come in many forms including remote production, headless consoles and IP integration. Calrec can help broadcasters streamline workflows, reduce ...

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ACCESS Twine™ for Car is the first automotive service recognized as official ‘media platform’ by German Media Authority

Tokyo, Japan, 12 March 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its ACCESS Twine™ for Car solution has been certified as a ‘Privileged media platform’ by the Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein Media Authority (Medienanstalt Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein, “MA HSH”), the German state media authority responsible for the approval of private broadcasting in both regions and for the supervision of platforms as well as licensed radio and television programs. ACCESS Twine for Car is the first automotive service to obtain this certification. The certification cements the position of ACCESS Twine for Car as an innovative infotainment service provider leading the industry by providing a full scale ...

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SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition

LOS ANGELES and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — March 11, 2019 — SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, is seeking technical manuscript proposals for the SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2019), Oct. 21-26, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than April 30. Authors of manuscript proposals selected by the SMPTE 2019 program committee will have the opportunity to present at the event and network with the industry’s most esteemed technology thought leaders and engineering executives during the world’s premier forum for the exploration ...

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Vislink Announces Strategic Agreement with Aeroshot Productions to Provide Wireless Connectivity Technology in its Specialized Camera Systems

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, MARCH 11, 2019 — Vislink announces it has undertaken a strategic partnership with Aeroshot Productions PTY Limited (Aeroshot). Under the terms of the agreement, Vislink will be the exclusive HD and 4K UHD wireless technology hardware and innovation provider for the Aeroshot product offerings, ensuring a superior level of wireless video, audio and data connectivity. Aeroshot provides all-in-one, gyro stabilized specialized wireless camera systems, as production rental equipment, for Extreme Camera Systems for its broadcast applications. These systems, which include the Extreme Camera Systems EX250 and EX300 4K HDR, meet the growing demand for advanced camera movement technology. ...

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1606 Studio Taps Vickie Sornsilp as Head of Production

Creative studio, formerly named MADE-SF, is off to a fast start. SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco-based 1606 Studio, formerly MADE-SF, has hired veteran post-production producer Vickie Sornsilp as head of production. Sornsilp, whose background includes senior positions with One Union Recording and Beast Editorial, will oversee editorial and post-production finishing projects for the studio, launched last month by executive producer Jon Ettinger, editor/director Doug Walker and editors Brian Lagerhausen and Connor McDonald. Sornsilp brings deep experience in post-production for commercials and other advertising media, and has managed projects for all the major agencies in the Bay Area, and many others around ...

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GatesAir: Pre-NAB Show Video Interview. @GatesAir @NABShow #NABShow

GatesAir architects market-leading solutions for over-the-air broadcasting and public safety communications, leveraging the best use of wireless spectrum to maximize

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Goldcrest Post Expands Picture Finishing Operations; Hires Colorist Marcy Robinson, Adds 4K DI/HDR Grading Theater

NEW YORK CITY— Goldcrest Post, the independent post-production facility whose recent credits include acclaimed indie titles Russian Doll, Sorry to Bother You, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Native Son and High Flying Bird¸ is expanding its picture finishing services. The company has added veteran colorist Marcy Robinson and, in addition to its existing theater and other digital intermediate rooms, has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art 4K theater. The moves are part of a broader strategy to offer film and television productions packaged post services encompassing editorial, picture finishing and sound. “We are bringing together resources designed to appeal to creative producers ...

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Platinum Tools® Launches New ezEX®38 RJ45 Connector During 2019 NAB Show; Now Available

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., March 11, 2019 – Platinum Tools®  (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the new ezEX®38 RJ45 connector during the 2019 NAB Show, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth # C11447. “Now available, the ezEX38 RJ45 connector is designed for smaller insulation diameters typically found in Cat5e and smaller Cat6 cabling,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “The ezEX®38 features the same unique integrated patented Hi-Lo stagger load bar, ...

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Iraqi Satellite Television Channel, Dijlah TV, Chooses Pebble Beach Systems To Upgrade Playout Operations

Weybridge, UK, March 11th, 2019 –Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that Dijlah TV, one of the most watched news channels in Iraq, has chosen Pebble Beach Systems’ Dolphin integrated channel device and Marina automation solution to upgrade its playout operations, as the broadcaster brings more channels to air. A long-time user of Stingray, Pebble Beach Systems’ powerful and compact channel in a box solution, Dijlah TV was looking to implement a fully redundant automation solution with no single point of failure, that encompasses ingest, content management and playout functionality. Operating under ...

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Austin-Peay State University Delivers Hands-On, Educational Production Experiences with Hitachi HDTV Cameras

Purchase of three Z-HD5000s expands university’s use of durable, high-quality cameras from sporting arenas to instructional television studio Woodbury, NY, March 11, 2019 — The Department of Communication at Austin-Peay State University (APSU) is proud to offer students real-world, hands-on experience in a full array of television and sports broadcasting disciplines. Building on positive experience with cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) in the university’s athletic arenas, the department has expanded its use of Hitachi cameras into its instructional television studio by purchasing three new Z-HD5000s. Hitachi Kokusai will exhibit in booth C4409 at the 2019 NAB Show ...

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University of Portland Athletics Department Scores Goal by Upgrading to EditShare Storage Environment

UP Athletics Department upgrades to single node scale out EditShare platform for sports content production Boston, MA – March 11, 2019 – EditShare a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, today announced that the University of Portland (UP) Athletics Department upgraded to the EditShare XStream EFS single node shared storage platforms for all content capture for UP athletics including men and women’s soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, cross country, track & field, baseball and rowing. The UP Athletics Department is widely known for grooming its soccer players for professional and national teams; UP is ranked 7th in the United ...

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