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AFCCE and IEEE BTS Announce Spring 2017 Scholarship Recipients Posted: 07/12/2016
The Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE) and the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) announced the award of 10 scholarships to students interested in telecommunications. Scholarship amounts ranged from $750 to $10,000. The spring 2017 scholarship recipients were:
Tags: AFCCE | IEEE BTS | Spring 2017 Scholarship recipients | Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers | scholarship | telecommunications | broadcast | winners | IEEE Broadcast Technology Society/AFCCE Jules Cohen Memorial Scholarship | Jules Cohen Mem
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AJA KUMO 6464 Compact SDI Router Now Available Posted: 22/11/2016

AJA Video Systems is taking orders for KUMO 6464, its new compact 3G-SDI router with 64 3G-SDI inputs and 64 3G-SDI outputs for high quality, cost effective signal routing in a small form factor. Extremely compact in design, KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of broadcast, production, post and AV environments.

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PILOTs John Clark to Present Keynote at 2016 IEEE Broadcast Symposium Posted: 19/09/2016
The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) today announced that John Clark, executive director of PILOT for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will present the keynote address on Friday, Oct. 14, at the 2016 IEEE Broadcast Symposium. Titled "Inspiration for Innovation," Clark's address will take place during the BTS Awards Lunch, set for noon at the Hartford Marriott Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut.
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Telegenic selects SAMs Kahuna 9600 for major outside broadcast sporting events Posted: 28/07/2016

Telegenic, the leading UK-based outside broadcast contractor, today announced that it has purchased two Kahuna 9600 production switchers to provide 4K UHD sports production services in its OB Vans. The most powerful switcher in the market, the Kahuna 9600 has already been used to broadcast the UEFA European Championship, UEFA Champions League Final and AVIVA Premiership Final.

Tags: Snell Advanced Media | Telegenic | SAM | UK | broadcast | broadcast technology | sport | Kahuna | OB van | Tim Thorsteinson
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Suitcase TV ramps up customer support function Posted: 20/07/2016
Suitcase TV, a leader in IP technology for broadcast, has announced some recent strategic changes to staffing that will add strength and expertise to the customer support department. The move gives Sarah Deas and Shaun Hirst additional responsibilities to ensure that Suitcase TVs support function continues to deliver the highest level of after-sales service for which it is renowned.  
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Aperi appoints board member Joop Janssen as its new CEO Posted: 08/06/2016

Aperi Corporation, the pioneer in bringing software-based real-time IP media processing to live production and networking, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joop Janssen as CEO, effective immediately.

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Chinas Dalian TV outfits new OB van with SAM technology Posted: 24/05/2016

SAM announced today that Dalian TV, the Chinese regional broadcaster based in Liaoning Province, has incorporated SAMs Kahuna 6400 switcher and Sirius 830 router into its new OB van that was built by Chinas Beijing Xingguang Film & TV Equipment Technologies. The deal also included the purchase of a KudosPro image processing platform as well as six frames of SAMs IQ Modular interfacing and processing technology. With the launch of its new OB van, Dalian TV has expanded its coverage to include sports, entertainment, music, and other live events, casting a wider net within the region and delivering more choices to its viewers.

Tags: SAM | Snell Advanced Media | Dalian TV | OB van | broadcast | broadcast technology | China | Chinese | Kahuna 6400 | Sirius 830 | Beijing Xingguang Film & TV Equipment Technologies | UK | United Kingdom
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American Tower Corporations James Stenberg to Lead Technical Session on TV Repack at 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium Next Week Posted: 07/10/2015
The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) today announced that James Stenberg, broadcast account manager for American Tower Corporation, will lead a technical "TV Repack" session at the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8:30 a.m. Taking place Oct. 13-16 at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida, the four-day symposium is an annual gathering of broadcast engineers from the U.S. and around the world for technical sessions, networking, and knowledge transfer.
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Call for Papers Now Open for IEEE Broadcast Symposium Posted: 19/03/2015

The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) today announced that the call for papers is now open for the IEEE Broadcast Symposium, scheduled for Oct. 13-16 at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 10.

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Industry Vet Jay Shinn Promoted to VP of FOR-A America Posted: 23/06/2014

FOR-A America announces that it has promoted its Northeast Sales Manager, Jay Shinn, to Vice President of the company. Shinn first joined FOR-A in August 2012 to head FOR-As sales activity in the Northeastern U.S., including states from Maine to Virginia. An industry vet with extensive experience in the broadcast technology industry, he begins taking onresponsibilities in his new role immediately.

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Vintens Vector range Setting the industry standard for twenty years Posted: 12/05/2014

Vinten®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of its renowned range of Vector pan and tilt heads.

The seven pan and tilt heads that make up the range include the Vector 75, based on the ground breaking Vector 70 model, which camera operators rated so highly it quickly became the industry standard for both studio and OB applications. The family also incorporates the award winning Vector 430, the Vector 950 and Vector 750, which have received global praise for outstandingly smooth and responsive camera control.

Tags: Vitec Videocom | Vitec Group | Vinten tripods | Vinten | broadcast technology | broadcast tech | Vinten Vector | Vinten camera support | Vector 75 | Vector 70 | Vector 750 | Vector 430
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Vinten Radamec launches the ultimate heavy weight robotic studio solution Posted: 06/05/2014

Vinten Radamec®, a Vitec Group Company, introduces its latest solution in response to customer demand for a robotic pedestal for even heavier payloads.  The FPR-210+ is a variation of the renowned robotic pedestal, the FP-188, smoothly managing payloads of up to 95kg/210lbs, providing operators with uncompromising on-air support for heavy weight camera packages.

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Reality Check Systems Scores Assist for Top European Football Leagues Posted: 14/03/2014

Reality Check Systems (RCS) recently wrapped up two ambitious projects bringing advanced graphics and data capabilities to Eredivisie and Bundesliga. Working closely with European production company Endemol Sport, RCS created a robust graphics hub to facilitate the broadcast of consistent high-quality graphics for Eredivisie football matches, which air exclusively on FOX Sports Netherlands; the centralized solution comprises proprietary software, data management apps and Vizrt Engines. Bundesliga also engaged RCS directly this summer to build its worldwide match graphics package and graphical elements, including a virtual set, for the original weekly highlights show Goal.

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | Reality Check | Sports | Sports Broadcasting | Broadcast | Broadcast Technology | Sports Technology | Graphics | Data Management | Eredivisie | Bundesliga | Football
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AJA Hires Nathan Simmons as Territory Manager, Western Region Posted: 05/03/2014

AJA Video Systems has hired Nathan Simmons as Territory Manager, Western Region. Simmons brings over thirty years of professional broadcast experience, and will be based in Southern California out of AJAs Los Angeles office.

AJA has been a hallmark of excellence in broadcast technology over the last 20 years; the name and reputation of the company and products are well recognized, said Simmons. I have worked with AJA as a systems integrator and have specified their products for my customers many times in the past, and their commitment to customer service, support and performance is the best in the business. Im looking forward to being part of this industry-leading team.

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Reality Check Systems Drives beIN SPORTS Broadcast Graphics Technology Infrastructure Worldwide Posted: 03/03/2014

Broadcast technology provider Reality Check Systems (RCS) recently delivered custom interactive touchscreen applications to beIN SPORTS channels around the world. Additionally, the RCS team helped the network unite channels in Doha, Jakarta, Miami and Paris under the beIN brand as part of a project that required the creation of 400 graphic elements and a cloud-based database for populating the graphics in each location.

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