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Singular.live Becomes First Cloud-Based Graphics Platform Used by ITV Posted: 04/08/2021
Singular.live Becomes First Cloud-Based Graphics Platform Used by ITV

Singular.live, the pioneer of revolutionary cloud-based technology for live graphic overlays, today announced another record, as it became the first cloud-based graphics platform to be used by ITV. Singular powered the graphics for ITV Wales’ coverage of the Welsh Assembly elections last May. Live election broadcasts require fast, accurate and up-to-date data. For the 2021 Welsh Assembly elections, ITV Wales used a new Singular feature - Data Streams - which is purpose built for high frequency, high volume and low latency data.





Tags: Singular.live | ITV Wales | Elections | Graphics
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Mo-Sys brings precision happiness to ITV Mental Health Week campaign Posted: 25/05/2021
Mo-Sys brings precision happiness to ITV Mental Health Week campaign

Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, provided support for Bluman Associates and milkit Studio for a ground-breaking series of idents, part of the ITV Creates programme, to mark Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2021.

Tags: Mo-Sys | Mo-Sys Engineering | Precision Camera Tracking | ITV | Mental Health Week | Virtual Studios | Augmented Reality | Mo-Sys StarTracker | Bluman Associates | milkit Studio | Graphics
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VUALTO technology and expertise helps ITV bring niche live streaming content to its viewers Posted: 13/01/2021
VUALTO and rsquo;s technology and expertise helps ITV bring niche live streaming content to its viewers

VUALTO, a leading live and on-demand video streaming and DRM provider, today announced that ITV, a leading media and entertainment company and the largest commercial television network in the UK, has chosen to implement VUALTO’s dynamic event orchestration technology to deliver live streamed events via its ITV Hub video-on-demand service, integrated with VUALTO’s scalable DRM solution to protect the broadcaster’s valuable video content.

Tags: VUALTO | DRM | Broadcast | Video | ITV | Streaming
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Yospace and ITV announce extension for ad insertion in ITV Hub Posted: 06/01/2021
Yospace and ITV announce extension for ad insertion in ITV Hub

ITV, the UK’s leading commercial broadcaster, has extended its relationship with Yospace, the server-side ad insertion (SSAI) pioneer, for targeted advertising on live channels in ITV Hub. The companies have together played a fundamental role in developing SSAI technology, having first collaborated in 2011 and providing its first public demonstration for live streams at IBC 2012. The extension runs until 2022 and will mark over a decade of collaboration and innovation in SSAI.

Tags: Yospace | ITV | ITV Hub | SSAI | Advertising | Ad insertion
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URSA Broadcast Captures ITVs Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh Posted: 25/11/2020
URSA Broadcast Captures ITVs Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh

Blackmagic Design today announced that Penny Lane TV, with the help of Altered Images Ltd, used three URSA Broadcast fiber chains to produce the new UK lifestyle magazine series, Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | URSA Broadcast | Broadcast | ATEM | Live Production | ITV | Talkshow | Alan Titchmarsh
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Shine TV Deploys LiveU-Powered Smartphone Rigs for ITV Doc A Very British Lockdown: Diaries from the Frontline Posted: 22/04/2020
Shine TV Deploys LiveU-Powered Smartphone Rigs for ITV Doc A Very British Lockdown: Diaries from the Frontline

Shine TV, part of the Endemol Shine Group, has created an innovative documentary about these difficult times using LiveU’s LU-Smart mobile app to do so, fully adhering to current COVID-19 lockdown rules in the UK. Called A Very British Lockdown: Diaries from the Frontline, which aired on April 21st on ITV, one of the UK’s main terrestrial channels, it follows NHS staff, nursing home workers as well as members of the public to reflect the reality of current lives.

Executive Producer Tom Hutchings at Shine TV, says, “A lot of productions have been put on hold, for obvious reasons. Networks are now faced with finding content to fill their schedules. Production companies are trying their best not to shut up shop, adjusting to new ways of working to make compelling TV in the current climate while adhering to government restrictions. This is what we have done with this documentary, creating TV simply with LiveU technology that provides a real cross section of what’s happening. It means we can stay safe and ensure we capture great content. Everything in the film – with the exception of GVs (general views) – was shot through the app.”

Drawing on their experience in making technically challenging productions such as Celebrity Hunted and The Heist, which utilised LiveU’s technology, Shine TV began to develop a workflow to allow remote filming by members of the public while maintaining editorial quality.

Tags: Cellular bonding | smartphone | remote production | ITV
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Presteigne Broadcast Hire North Expands Hire Desk Posted: 25/02/2020
Presteigne Broadcast Hire North Expands Hire Desk

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced the appointment of Jane Skinner as Senior Hire Desk Co-ordinator.

Reporting to Presteigne North Hire Manager Roy Gaterell, Skinner is based at the company’s northern office in Warrington, equidistant between Manchester and Liverpool.

Skinner started her career at Granada (now ITV) in Manchester as a coordinator for Granada Reports and This Morning.

She then progressed to drama with Mersey TV/Lime Pictures, working as a technical coordinator on programmes such as Hollyoaks and Brookside. Due to her expertise, Skinner was soon seconded to the production department where she undertook resource and production coordination roles.

Skinner comes to Presteigne from a Liverpool-based dry hire office, where she had converted her experience as a dry hire customer to apply it as a supplier.

Skinner said, “I am delighted to join Presteigne, which has a well-established reputation for excellence. I am already enjoying using that reputation to establish relationships with new clients and reinforce those with existing ones, both of which include an extensive number of contacts from my previous roles in production.”

Presteigne CEO Adrian Young said, “Roy and I are very pleased that Jane has joined us. She understands and exemplifies the value we place on providing excellent service to our clients, and the commitment to our staff in providing an environment that enables them to perform at their best.”

Tags: Presteigne | Dry Hire | production | live sports | RF | Audio | PPU | Server | Video | 4K | Lighting | Specialist caneras | communications | project divisions | ITV
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BritBox launches on netgem.tv Posted: 28/01/2020
BritBox launches on netgem.tv

: netgem.tv, the TV service designed for modern and savvy viewers in the UK and Ireland, is delighted to announce they will now offer the new BritBox service through its growing network of ISP operators and enabled netgem.tv devices in the market, available now.

BritBox is a digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV. The service brings the very best in past, present and future British programming and award-winning content to viewers all in one place for £5.99 per month in HD. The service includes high quality factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK. BritBox features the biggest collection of British content available on any streaming service, and brand new commissions for British production companies specifically created for BritBox. BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that will enable viewers to easily find programmes they know and discover new favourites via web, mobile, or on their main TV, now also available on netgem.tv enabled devices and TV sets.

Tags: netgem.tv | Britbox | BBC | ITV
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ITV News boosts news gathering operations with Sony camcorders and audio kits Posted: 17/12/2019
ITV News boosts news gathering operations with Sony camcorders and audio kits

ITV News invested in 180 Sony PXW-Z280 4K professional handheld camcorders and 180 URX-P03D UWP-D wireless audio kits and Sony is pleased to announce that it has completed its full product roll out across UK regional news teams.

The new product line-up provides news gathering teams with greater operational flexibility and 4K production capability. The products were integrated into the ITV News production workflow and the TV broadcaster is now seeing the benefits.

Tags: Content creation | content | ITV News | camcorders | audio kits | PXW-Z280 | URX-P03D UWP-D
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Anna Valley provides mixed reality and window on the world for ITVs Rugby World Cup 2019 studio Posted: 25/09/2019
Anna Valley provides mixed reality and ldquo;window on the world and rdquo; for ITV and rsquo;s Rugby World Cup 2019 studio

AV and entertainment technology company, Anna Valley, announced today that they are the solution architects and technology providers for the mixed reality “window on the world” feature in ITV’s Rugby World Cup 2019 studio. The studio in Maidstone is the base from which the host broadcaster will provide insight and analysis on the Rugby World Cup 2019 tournament, from the opening fixture on 20 September, through to the final on 2 November 2019.

Tags: Anna Valley | ITV | Rugby World Cup 2019 | Mixed Reality | Studio
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ITV Studios selects the latest Sony HDC-3500 4K HD HDR Live Production system cameras to shoot Coronation Street Posted: 10/09/2019
ITV Studios selects the latest Sony HDC-3500 4K HD HDR Live Production system cameras to shoot and lsquo;Coronation Street and rsquo;
ITV Studios, a television production company owned by the British television broadcaster ITV PLC, has invested in 21 Sony HDC-3500 system camera chains supplied by broadcast and film industry equipment provider, Top-Teks. The 2/3-inch 4K CMOS sensor portable system cameras will be used to shoot ‘Coronation Street’, ITV’s flagship soap that has graced screens for almost 60 years. The cameras were selected as part of ITV Studios’ latest camera refresh aimed towards future-proofing production by offering greater flexibility and picture quality.
Tags: Sony | 4K | HD | HDR | ITV Studios | Solutions | Coronation Street | System Camera | HDC-3500 | CMOS sensor | Live Production
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disguise to showcase award-winning Broadcast, Live Production and eSports solutions at IBC2019 Posted: 03/09/2019
disguise to showcase award-winning Broadcast, Live Production  and eSports solutions at IBC2019

disguise will present their solutions that allow creatives to imagine, create and deliver spectacular live visual experiences at IBC 2019. disguise will showcase their award-winning range of software and hardware, designed to suit the needs of three key markets: TV and Broadcast including its use in the ITV Sport Studio London; Live Productions such as the Eurovision Song Contest 2019; and eSports productions such as PUBG Global Invitational 2018.

Tags: disguise | hardware | software | esports | live production | broadcast technology | White Light | SmartStage | r16 | Eurovision | PUBG | ITV Sports Studio | AR | VR | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Boxer Systems joins the DPP Posted: 29/08/2019
Boxer Systems joins the DPP

Boxer Systems, a leading UK solution provider for the media and creative industries, has formally joined the DPP. The DPP is the media industry’s business network with members from more than 400 companies spanning every aspect of broadcast production, from major, established companies to fledgling start-ups.

Tags: Boxer Systems | DPP | Broadcast Production | BBC | ITV | Channel 4 | digital production
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Amino and MOBITV collaborate to provide advanced video services Posted: 29/07/2019
Amino and MOBITV collaborate to provide advanced video services

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, has announced a collaboration with the leading app-based Pay TV video streaming platform, MOBITV. The solution will be commercially available in Q4, 2019.

Tags: Amino | MOBITV | TV | Apps | Pay TV | video | upcycling | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Towers of Power: Litepanels Gemini Lights Up the Stars of ITV Hit Series Dancing on Ice Posted: 20/02/2019
Towers of Power: Litepanels Gemini Lights Up the Stars of ITV Hit Series Dancing on Ice
Litepanels' Gemini 2x1 Soft LED panel is the behind-the-scenes star of the U.K.'s popular "Dancing on Ice" (DOI) program, currently airing its 11th series on ITV. For the latest series, the show's producers turned to an innovative new lighting strategy — 40 Gemini panels mounted on five towers around the on-set ice rink.
Tags: Litepanels | Gemini | ITV Hit Series | Dancing on Ice | Vitec Group | LED Panel
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