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Patrick Castonguay, A1 Mixer A craft interview - Calrec Posted: 15/07/2020
Patrick Castonguay, A1 Mixer A craft interview - Calrec

As an accomplished A1 for almost 20 years now, Canada-based Patrick Castonguay loves the challenge of being creative with every live mix he produces. He’s worked on high-profile sports events including the Olympics (every year since 2002) and NHL and CFL games in Canada, as well as the JUNO Awards. The first Calrec console he ever used was the T Series, which was an analog/digital hybrid design.

Tags: Calrec | audio | consoles | mixing | digital | AoIP
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TAG Video Systems: Next Webinar Presents New Cloud Probing and Multiviewing Models for Playout Posted: 14/07/2020
TAG Video Systems and rsquo; Next Webinar Presents New Cloud Probing and Multiviewing Models for Playout

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, has announced the topic for its next webinar. TAG is inviting those that need to learn more about the best way to implement effective monitoring and multiviewing in the cloud for playout to tune into “Playout: New Cloud Multiviewing and Probing” on July 16th at 11am Eastern US time. The webinar will examine the technical and business challenges encountered when migrating to cloud playout, share tips for getting the best ROI possible, and openly reveal lessons learned from specific experiences.

The session will be hosted by Paul Briscoe, TAG Chief Architect, and Peter Wharton, TAG Advisor. Both have helped customers of all sizes deploy cloud-based monitoring solutions, and will share their knowledge and expertise including technologies and workflows they established to tackle probing, monitoring, and multiviewing in the cloud, especially as it relates to playout.

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Multiviewers | Multiviewer technologies | Webinar | 100% SW | 100% IP | 100% COTS/Cloud | Probing | Monitoring | IP-Based Webinar | Zer0 Friction | TAG | TAG VS
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Three Media signs up to DPP Posted: 14/07/2020
Three Media signs up to DPP

Three Media, a specialist technology company, today announced it has joined the DPP, the media industry’s business network, with the aim of expanding its exposure and bringing its distinctive perspective to the forum.

Originally founded by UK broadcasters, including the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, to standardise tapeless programme delivery, the DPP has broadened its scope to become a business hub for the media industry, solving their problems and creating new opportunities.

Tags: Three Media | DPP | Media Consultancy | XEN Pipeline | Media Asset Management | Workflows | AI | ML | Big Data | Automation. Business Processes | ESB | BCMS | CMS | Simulation Tool
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Densitron to pursue joint projects with broadcast consultancy Hawk Media Partnership Posted: 13/07/2020
Densitron to pursue joint projects with broadcast consultancy Hawk Media Partnership

Densitron, the global leader in innovative Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and display technology, has announced a new long-term collaboration with Hertfordshire-based consultancy Hawk Media Partnership. The new partnership will see the two companies actively seek joint projects in the broadcast and media environments that can fully utilise Densitron’s innovative technologies and Hawk Media Partnership’s technical expertise and on-demand availability.

Tags: Densitron | Hawk Media Partnership | HMI | IDS | Touch Panel | Control Surfaces | Control Systems | Remote Working | UReady | Technology Partnership
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CRYSTAL VISION REDUCES THE COST OF CREATING VIDEO GRAPHICS WITH M-WEBKEY Posted: 10/07/2020
CRYSTAL VISION REDUCES THE COST OF CREATING VIDEO GRAPHICS WITH M-WEBKEY

Crystal Vision has introduced a unique new way to do broadcast graphics. Rather than using video sources for the key and fill signals like traditional linear keyers, the M-WEBKEY web page keyer can key a web page on to an IP or SDI video stream – using the power of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, XML and JSON to add still and animated on-screen text and graphics as well as sophisticated data-driven graphics. The M-WEBKEY is already causing broadcasters to rethink their graphics workflows. Compared to traditional linear keying, this new method of keying is lower cost (no need for an expensive character generator or graphics PC), provides an easier workflow (with less video sources to deal with), simplifies the network (web pages use very little bandwidth compared to uncompressed video), makes efficient use of resources (the broadcaster's website and programmes can share the same graphics) and makes it easier to find suitable operators (with web page design a common skill). The M-WEBKEY is a software app that runs on the MARBLE-V1 media processor hardware, a card housed in the Vision frame which features a powerful CPU/GPU processor and both SDI and 10GbE IP network interface connections.

Tags: Crystal Vision | IP web page keyer | SDI web page keyer | IP keyer | SDI keyer | graphics
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RUSHWORKS Releases RESIDENTIAL PROMPTER KIT Posted: 09/07/2020
RUSHWORKS Releases RESIDENTIAL PROMPTER KIT

RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, today announced the release of the RESIDENTIAL PROMPTER KIT, a small desktop teleprompting kit that uses your webcam to capture home-based presentations. It’s an inexpensive complement for the company’s RUSHPROMPTER software for Windows applications that’s available for download, trial and purchase from the RUSHWORKS website for $99. Rush Beesley, RUSHWORKS founder and president, provided details about the kit from company headquarters in Flower Mound, Texas.

Tags: RUSHWORKS | RUSHPROMPTER | teleprompting software | teleprompting | teleprompting-equipment | Residential Prompter Kit
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Ikegami Announces UHL-F4000 Compact Multi-Role 4K HDR Camera Posted: 09/07/2020
Ikegami Announces UHL-F4000 Compact Multi-Role 4K HDR Camera

Ikegami announces a new addition to its range of broadcast-quality cameras. The UHL-F4000 is a compact and lightweight 4K HDR camera with very low power consumption. Designed for use in applications such as aerial video capture and studio robotics, it is capable of capturing broadcast quality colour video across an extremely wide range of night or daytime conditions. Image adjustment capabilities include haze removal and digital zoom.

 

Tags: Ikegami Electronics | broadcast cameras | 4K HDR video monitors | optical camera links | medical imaging equipment | 4K hybrid base station | 4K EFP cameras | 4K studio cameras | 8K EFP cameras | 8K studio cameras | optical camera links | IP camera links | CCUs | OB v
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
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SES Delivers Video Services for BBC Studios Posted: 08/07/2020
SES Delivers Video Services for BBC Studios

BBC Studios (BBCS) and its subsidiary UKTV have selected SES to manage the playout and distribution of over 50 linear channels and their associated video on demand (VOD) services, SES announced today.

SES will provide playout, content processing, distribution, and VOD services, delivering BBCS and UKTV content to a network of affiliates globally and in the UK. These services will be based on SES's European global delivery services with technical playout infrastructure provided from SES's new Stockley Park facility in London and with SES's Munich playout facility overseeing operational management.

Tags: SES | Video | Services | BBC Studios | IP Distribution
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LaFace and McGovern Associates to Represent Brightline Posted: 07/07/2020
LaFace and amp; McGovern Associates to Represent Brightline

LaFace & McGovern Associates is now representing Brightline throughout Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Southern Ohio, and Eastern Kentucky. L&M is expected to focus on Brightline products for architectural applications, including the recently redesigned VideoPlus, a flush-mounted linear fixture, and the Flex-T recessed lighting panel for drop ceilings and drywall.

 

 

 

Tags: LED | broadcast | videoconferencing | healthcare | house of worship
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Custom Consoles Introduces Operator Safety Screen Posted: 03/07/2020
Custom Consoles Introduces Operator Safety Screen

Custom Consoles announces a new addition to its range of technical control furniture. Developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Operator Safety Screen reduces the risk of airborne infection or direct physical contact between control room personnel without restricting their forward or side view of video monitor displays.

 

Tags: Custom Consoles Ltd | broadcast control room furniture | Covid-19 safety screens | Operator Safety Screen | motorised desks | manually-adjustable desks | sound-insulated equipment housings | MediaWall | Media Wall | monitor walls | post-production studio furniture
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Custom Consoles Module-R Desks Chosen for One of the Worlds Largest News Agencies Posted: 02/07/2020
Custom Consoles Module-R Desks Chosen for One of the Worlds Largest News Agencies

Custom Consoles announces the completion of control room desks and multiscreen monitor display mounts for the London studios of one of the world's largest news agencies. The desks were provided in partnership with broadcast system integrator ATG Danmon.

"Control room furniture is an important part of every major contract," comments ATG Danmon Managing Director Russell Peirson-Hagger. "Bespoke designs tend to be expensive and require very detailed specification. We commissioned all four desks by selecting optimal elements from Custom Consoles' established Module-R series. Our clients appreciate the robust build quality, excellent ergonomics and timeless styling of Module-R. The Module-R range is also well thought out in terms of cable ducting, equipment access and ventilation."

 

 

Tags: Custom Consoles Ltd | broadcast control room furniture | motorised desks | manually-adjustable desks | sound-insulated equipment housings | MediaWall | Media Wall | monitor walls | post-production studio furniture | System Two control room furniture | Module-R | Mod
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Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting Posted: 30/06/2020
Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego and rsquo;s KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has provided San Diego TV station KFMB-TV, also known as CBS 8, with over 60 Dejero LivePlus mobile apps to support the broadcaster’s emergency news coverage strategy. The LivePlus app, which is downloadable to smartphones and tablets, has allowed KFMB-TV to deliver incredible live footage from the recent Black Lives Matter rallies, inside of San Diego’s recent wildfires, and to respond with agility to the broadcasting challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Tags: Dejero | LivePlus | mobile app | San Diego | KFMB-TV | emergency reporting | breaking news | CBS 8 | EnGo | Kenny McGregor | Smart Blending Technology | multiple viewpoints | wild fires | Black Lives Matter | COVID-19 | MKM Marketing Communications | MKM Marcomms
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Clear-Com Teams up with Elevation Church to Explore Worship Workflows in the New Normal Posted: 25/06/2020
Clear-Com Teams up with Elevation Church to Explore Worship Workflows in the and lsquo;New Normal and rsquo;

On Wednesday June 24 at 10:00 a.m. PDT Clear-Com will be hosting a webinar alongside Elevation Church about how their widespread campuses are able to maintain worship services during COVID-19. Church Production’s Brian Blackmore will moderate the discussion with Elevation Church’s Technical Director Zach Kimrey and Justin Emge, Clear-Com’s Applications Engineering Manager. Elevation Church, based in North Carolina, has an extensive broadcast production setup, including audio, visuals, front-of-house, lighting, multi-site streaming and master controls, creating a fairly complex comms environment. Now, consider that Elevation Church has 20 sites and over 25,000 members in attendance across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, and Toronto, needing to engage and connect with the same standard of worship they’re regularly accustomed to.

Tags: Clear-Com | Elevation Church | Worship | Church Production | Zach Kimrey | Justin Emge
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HD BROADCAST Chooses Leader LV5600 Waveform Monitors for OB2 UHD Truck Posted: 24/06/2020
HD BROADCAST Chooses Leader LV5600 Waveform Monitors for OB2 UHD Truck

Television production service provider HD BROADCAST, based near Mainz, has invested in Leader LV5600 waveform monitors for installation in its new UHD OB2 outside broadcast production vehicle. The instruments will be used to ensure precise matching of incoming signal feeds and to maintain the highest possible video and audio signal quality through to the transmitted output. Six units were supplied by Leader Europe distribution partner LOGIC Media Solutions.

"UHD gives content producers the ability to deliver a level of picture quality akin to the real-world live experience," says HD BROADCAST MD Constantin Novotny. "The initial challenge production teams face is to ensure every camera is fully aligned and matched to any others being used, not least in terms of colour temperature. Using the LV5600 instruments we can check those parameters quickly and accurately both in terms of signal levels and chroma vectors."

"Each LV5600 also includes a very useful tool for checking that the captured image is in perfect focus. This is especially valuable given the tremendous amount of detail UHD can resolve. The instruments also provide the measurement capabilities needed to handle additional parameters such as high dynamic range and wide color gamut."

 

 

 

Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment | surround
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Globecast Americas announces Chris Pulis as new CTO Posted: 24/06/2020
Globecast Americas announces Chris Pulis as new CTO

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced Chris Pulis as new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Americas, effective immediately. As CTO, Pulis is responsible for all technical aspects for the Americas including establishing Globecast’s vision and growth through the use of technical resources.

Tags: Globecast | media | broadcast | technology | IP | software | cloud
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