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New add-on to production suite At the 2012 NAB Show, Primestream(R) will debut FORK Xchange(TM) Suite, a new companion application to its highly acclaimed FORK(TM) software platform for managing and automating broadcast workflows. FORK Xchange Suite is the Web portal into the FORK environment, fully integrating with FORK Production(TM) Server and giving broadcasters and media enterprises instant access to content when and where it’s needed -- from any Internet-enabled Windows(R), Mac(R), or iOS device. Keeping CALM and in control at NAB C obalt Digital, manufacturer of award- winning 3G/HD/SD-SDI conversion gear for broadcast environments, has announced plans to show new technologies at NAB 2012 that add value-laden options to the Companys loudness processing and metering offerings. Chris Shaw, Cobalts senior VP of sales and marketing, released details of LMNTS - a multi-channel loudness processing over IP solution, SPOTCHECK a monitoring and logging tool, and logging and graphing upgrades to Cobalts loudness metering system.  The innovations will be demonstrated on Cobalts booth N 1929 in the North Hall. www.cobaltdigital.com www.primestream.com High-profile European broadcast customers Signiant, a global leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, recently announced the signing of new and expanded installations with Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), sterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) and SRG SSR -- offering clear evidence of continued momentum for secure, accelerated digital content exchanges among European broadcasters based on Signiant’s family of software solutions.  www.signiant.com 10 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Harnessing semantic web technology A t NAB 2012, IPV, a global leader and largest independent supplier of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, will launch new software tools designed to significantly boost productivity and creativity in live and fast turnaround production environments.  The new tools, including extensions to the established Curator and Teragator products, provide tight links to editing tools as well as comprehensive support for service oriented architectures (SOA). www.ipv.com/adobe Celebrating the Purcell School’s 50th anniversary H HB Communications Ltd. is pleased to take part in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Purcell School with the donation of a PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 mixer. HHB has been actively involved in supporting The Purcell Schools development of music technology for the past 10 years, particularly with the recording studio facilities in its New Music Centre. The donated PreSonus mixer is now part of a new portable recording system that will be used to capture multi-microphone recordings of the schools extensive music programme, which take place at leading music venues across the UK. Photo caption: HHB’s Educational Sales Manager Andrew Hingley and The Purcell School’s Head of Music Technology Aidan Goetzee with the donated PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2. www.hhb.co.uk Jeff McNall appointed to TSL TSL Professional Products Ltd., manufacturer of hardware and software audio monitoring, tally and power management products for the broadcast industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff McNall as the company’s new Vice President of Sales for the Americas. McNall joins TSL from Wohler Technologies where he was most recently the Director of Product Line Management. At TSL, McNall will be responsible for sales growth in North and South American markets, working closely with TSLs U.S. Partner, BEXEL to promote the full TSL product line to local and national broadcasters.  McNall will also be involved with product development and design.   www.tsl.co.uk