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James City County Makes the Leap to HD with Tightrope Media Systems Cablecast Flex Posted: 05/10/2016

This summer, James City County, Virginia became the first locality in the Hampton Roads area to offer its public, education and government (PEG) programming to television audiences in high definition. Powering playout for the community broadcasters new HD channels are Cablecast Flex multi-format video servers and Cablecast Broadcast Automation software from Tightrope Media Systems (TRMS). 

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Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community Television Enhances Quality with Tightrope Media Systems Posted: 23/08/2016

Striving to provide better-quality viewing experiences to its audience, Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community Television (LMCTV) has upgraded its video playout capabilities and online offerings with Cablecast HD video servers and streaming solutions from Tightrope Media Systems. 

Tags: Tightrope Media Systems | Cablecast Live | Cablecast Reflect | TV | broadcast | public access | HD servers
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Tightrope Media Systems Launching Next-Generation Cablecast Flex Video Servers at 2016 NAB Show Posted: 13/04/2016

Tightrope Media Systems is using the 2016 NAB Show (April 18-21, Las Vegas Convention Center) as the launch pad for Cablecast Flex, a new generation of multi-format video servers in the popular Cablecast broadcast automation family. Debuting in booth SL4228 at the show, Cablecast Flex servers combine the proven reliability and rich feature set of Tightropes earlier Cablecast SX series with higher channel density, flexible configurability and increased performance. The Cablecast Flex platform also provides a powerful foundation for future Cablecast automation software enhancements. 

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Tightrope Media Systems Evolves Online Viewing with Cablecast 6.1 Software Posted: 24/03/2016

Tightrope Media Systems will unveil a new software upgrade for its Cablecast broadcast automation platform at the 2016 NAB Show (April 18-21, Las Vegas Convention Center), enhancing the way that Community TV broadcasters manage and present live and on-demand content to online viewers. Building on the customer acclaim and momentum of the recent Cablecast 6.0 release, version 6.1 adds features that address evolving audience viewing habits across smartphones and tablets, along with open APIs that maximize front-end presentation flexibility for Community TV station web developers. Tightrope Media Systems will exhibit at Booth SL4228. 

Tags: tightrope media systems | cablecast | Community TV | broadcast | cable | PEG | 2016 NAB Show | servers | automation | smartphones | tablets | VOD | streaming | cloud | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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Pittsfield Community Television Serves Up Local Programming with Tightrope Media Systems Posted: 29/07/2015

Pittsfield Community Television (PCTV), a local 24/7 provider of three PEG (Public, educational, and government access) channels serving more than 20,000 cable TV subscribers in the Pittsfield, Dalton and Richmond, Massachusetts area, has upgraded its video production and playout capabilities with the latest version of Cablecast automation and playout software from Tightrope Media Systems. 

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Tightrope Media Systems Transitions Fresno Community TV Channel to Cloud with Content Delivery Web Service Posted: 24/06/2015

Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC)a community access TV production facility serving Fresno and Clovis, Californiahas chosen the Cablecast Reflect cloud-based service from Tightrope Media Systems (TRMS) to deliver its public, education and government (PEG) programming as live or on-demand video streams to Internet viewers.

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CreaTV Chooses Tightrope Media Systems for Online Video Distribution Posted: 03/06/2015

CreaTV San Jose, the community access provider serving San Jose, California, has chosen the Cablecast Reflect online video distribution service from Tightrope Media Systems (TRMS) to distribute select CreaTV programmingas live or video-on-demand streamsin high-definition. The Reflect solution integrates tightly with the central on-site Cablecast server to conserve bandwidth while still allowing the community to view all of the networks programming.

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Tightrope Media Systems Unveils Cablecast 6.0 at 2015 NAB Show Posted: 08/04/2015

At the 2015 NAB Show, Tightrope Media Systems, will introduce Cablecast 6.0, the next generation of its complete automation platform. Cablecast continues to deliver the highest reliability and distinctively streamlined workflow for broadcasters who wish to connect quickly and easily with their viewers across all platforms. The latest release delivers the same cost-effective quality customers expect from Tightrope, but with a new, completely redesigned user interface and public-facing site for todays web-centric consumer.

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Tightrope Media Systems Bolsters Sales and Service Team with New Appointments Posted: 07/01/2015

Tightrope Media Systems unique identity as a leading solutions provider across the broadcast/cable and digital signage industries has propelled year-on-year business growth since its formation as a standalone company in 2001.  Looking to further bolster the companys sales and service team to support future growth across both businesses, Tightrope recently promoted five-year company veteran Kelli Smith to Director of Broadcast Sales, and hired Richard Turner as Digital Signage Regional Sales Manager.

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Suburban Community Channels Serves Local Viewers with Tightrope Media Systems Posted: 10/07/2014

Many Community TV broadcasters across the United States rely on Tightrope Media Systems to simplify multichannel scheduling and playout, but one Minneapolis-area broadcaster is leveraging the full Tightrope portfolio to establish meaningful community connections beyond master control.

Suburban Community Channels has been the Community TV and media resource connection for the northeast Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs for more than 30 years, delivering 17 physical channels from its facility.  As the local cable franchise authority for Comcast, the PEG broadcaster delivers eight channels of programming across 12 municipalities, including discrete government channels for each community.  Suburban Community Channels populates its remaining channels with a variety of imported and locally produced content, the latter of which includes live broadcasts of high school sports. 

Tags: tightrope media systems | zeplay | cablecast | carousel | digital signage | cable | government video | PEG channels | comcast | broadcast | community TV | master control | servers | automation | sports | instant replay | minnesota | production. playout
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Minneapolis Area TV Network Expands PEG Channel Infrastructure with Tightrope Cablecast Servers Posted: 21/05/2014

Cablecast NWCT channels are carried by Comcast, which reaches more than 75,000 cable households in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis. Channel 16 carries live and replayed video of city council and other meetings from city halls throughout the area. The channel also carries video programming specifically produced for each city by NWCT staff. The Tightrope solutions allow Channel 16 to efficiently narrowcast this programming, enabling residents to see meetings and other important information relevant to their municipalities without overtaxing server capacity. 

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City of Edina Automates Local HD SD PEG Channels with Tightrope Cablecast Posted: 29/04/2014

Edina Community Channel 16 in Minnesota recently became the states first Public Access-Educational-Government (PEG) channel to broadcast in HD on Comcast cable systems, with technology from Tightrope Media Systems supporting the transition and new production workflow.  

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Tightrope Media Systems Adds Cloud Streaming Applications to Cablecast Posted: 02/04/2014

Tightrope Media Systems is increasing the quality of experience for local cable access station viewers with new multiplatform streaming solutions to support live and on-demand content, including TV programs and local government meetings. At the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10, Booth, Tightrope Booth C6508), Tightrope will introduce new cloud-streaming solutions and legislative software integration within its Cablecast server and automation products, extending capabilities without increasing workload for station operators.

Tags: tightrope media systems | broadcast | cable | cablecast | government | open media foundation | open media project | OMP | government video | video on demand | VOD | live streaming | streaming media | servers | automation | NAB | NAB 2014 | NAB 2014
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Tightrope Media Systems Launches New Instant Replay System, Strengthens Cablecast Feature Set Posted: 25/03/2014

Tightrope Media Systems is coming to the 2014 NAB Show with exciting product launches and enhancements that bring more operational benefits to existing customers, while creating a foundation to expand into new business areas.

At NAB (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10, Booth C6508), Tightrope will introduce a new 2x2 version of its tried-and-true ZEPLAY slo-mo instant replay solution for sports production. The new version brings the same rock-solid stability, ease of use and expansive feature set of its 4x4 sibling at a much lower cost of entry as in roughly half the price.
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Tightrope Introduces New Compact, Multiformat HD Video Server for Small-Scale Broadcast Operations Posted: 12/06/2013

Tightrope Media Systems, provider of innovative digital signage, broadcast automation, and video server solutions, today announced the Cablecast SXHD LE video server, a new multiformat HD and SD video server that joins Tightrope's Cablecast family of all-in-one broadcast automation systems. SXHD LE is a single-box, 1-RU solution for video playout that includes 4 TB of storage, built-in branding functions, and a host of other time- and money-saving features at an attractive price, making it ideal for small-scale broadcast operations such as public, educational, and government-access TV stations; campus television; local origination cable channels; hospitals; and cruise ships.

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