Annual 4K 4Charity Run at NAB Show Goes Virtual

Registration now open and donations can be made until June 1 for event that aims to provide much-needed aid to those most impacted by COVID-19 and help increase diversity and inclusion in the technology industry Portland, Oregon – April 24, 2020 – Organizers of the 4K 4Charity Fun Run series announced today that the running and […]

In The Face of COVID-19, The Media Industry is Showing Support, Camaraderie, and Perseverance

President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency capped an extraordinary week of COVID-19’s escalation in the United States. Less than two weeks before, the media and entertainment industry debated if the annual NAB Show would cancel; today, much of the nation is in voluntary isolation — businesses have closed, sporting events shut down, and thousands […]

2020 #NABShow: Gaffigan to Kick Off NAB 2020!

“Side-splitting” comedian Jim Gaffigan will be headlining the brand-new NAB Show Sunday Kick Off at the Main Stage in North Hall at 4pm-5pm, April 19th.  Gaffigan, a renowned actor and comedian will be performing live as part of his 2020 “The Pale Tourist” comedy tour. This event is open to all registered attendees and is […]

2020 #NABShow: Foresight is 20/20: Reimagining Media #BEAvegas

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the foremost international academic media organization for excellence in media production and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals! With over 250 sessions on classroom media learning, hands-on-technology workshops This is a must for educators and students alike to receive free software training labs, career advice to motivated students […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Personalities & Profiles: Mike Baldassari

Mike Baldassari (source: Jonsar Studios) Mike Baldassari is a well-known and highly-respected lighting designer for both stage and film. I recently had an opportunity to conduct a detailed interview with him about his professional accomplishments and numerous credits. “I’m proud to say I’m a Tony and Emmy-nominated lighting designer whose work has been seen live […]

CP Communications Showcases Automated News Production and Live Content Acquisition at NAB New York

Live event production leader will emphasize AI, bonded cellular and content acquisition innovations from its Red House Streaming family of homegrown and Mobile Viewpoint solutions St. Petersburg, Florida, October 16, 2019 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, will emphasize key AI, bonded cellular, and content acquisition solutions […]

Facilis Shows Next Gen HUB Shared Storage System at NAB NY

HUDSON, MA (October 10th, 2019) – At NAB Show NY (Booth N136), Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that it will be showcasing its newly shipping HUB Shared Storage System, along with previews of version 8.0 of the Facilis Shared File system. […]

Personalities & Profiles: Dan Rayburn

Dan Rayburn Broadcast Beat’s “2019 NAB Show New York Profiles” are a series of interviews with prominent professionals in the production industry who will be participating at NAB Show New York (Oct. 16-17, 2019). _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dan Rayburn is generally considered to be the broadcasting industry’s foremost expert on streaming media and on-line video. I recently […]

Hitachi Kokusai Makes Broadcast-Class 1080p Acquisition More Affordable with New Camera System Accessories

Debuting at NAB Show New York, CU-HD550 CCU and CA-HF550 camera adapter lower system cost for progressive capture with popular Z and SK-series cameras Woodbury, NY, October 2, 2019 — Broadcast and production cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America,Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) have long been renowned for delivering rich features and outstanding quality with exceptional price/performance […]