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Cobalt Digital Senior FPGA Architect John Snow to Be Named a SMPTE Fellow Posted: 21/08/2018
Cobalt Digital Senior FPGA Architect John Snow to Be Named a SMPTE Fellow

Cobalt Digital today announced that John Snow, senior FPGA architect for the company, will be elevated to the status of SMPTE Fellow by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the organization whose standards work has supported more than a century of advances in entertainment technology. The honor recognizes individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the motion-picture, television, or related industries, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in media and entertainment. Snow and other new SMPTE Fellows will be formally elevated at the Fellows Luncheon on Oct. 23 and honored at the Annual Awards Gala on Oct. 25, during the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2018) in Los Angeles.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | IP conversion | HDR technology | OB vans | live sports | SDR video conversion | HDR video signals | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Cobalt Digital at IBC2018 Posted: 17/07/2018
Cobalt Digital at IBC2018
At IBC2018, Cobalt will demonstrate the 9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI up/down/cross-converter, which is now shipping. The 9904-UDX-4K is Cobalt’s latest generation of advanced image and audio processors for the openGear® platform. The base card provides quad 3G-SDI and 12G-SDI I/O with SDI muxing and demuxing and up/down/cross-conversion. Options include RGB color correction and SDR-to-HDR up-mapping via Technicolor’s HDR Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) processing.
Tags: Cobalt Digital | IP conversion | HDR technology | OB vans | live sports | SDR video conversion | HDR video signals | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Cobalt Digital and Technicolor HDR Technology Deployed by AT and T for Live Satellite MLB Network Game Broadcasts Posted: 26/06/2018
Cobalt Digital and Technicolor HDR Technology Deployed by AT and amp;T for Live Satellite MLB Network Game Broadcasts

Cobalt Digital today announced that leading satellite service provider AT&T is using high dynamic range (HDR) technology from Cobalt and Technicolor to bring more vivid and realistic images to 4K broadcasts of live “MLB Network Showcase” games on its DIRECTV® satellite service. Integrated into the OB truck used for production, the Cobalt 9904-UDX-4K+HDR-ITM card uses the Technicolor HDR ITM (Intelligent Tone Management) process to accept SDR video signals and create stunning HDR video signals in real time.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | IP conversion | HDR technology | OB vans | live sports | SDR video conversion | HDR video signals
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AMP VISUAL TV Equips Newest 4K HDR OB Van With Extensive MediorNet Installation Posted: 09/04/2018
AMP VISUAL TV Equips Newest 4K HDR OB Van With Extensive MediorNet Installation

TV coverage specialist AMP VISUAL TV, an innovator in the design of outside broadcast (OB) vans for remote video productions, has outfitted its newest 4K HDR OB van — Millenium 6 — with an extensive complement of Riedel Communications equipment. Following the successful deployment of its Millenium Signature 12 (MS12) OB van, AMP VISUAL TV has again invested in Riedel gear to ensure flexible, reliable communications and signal transport within Millenium 6.

Tags: Riedel Communications | communications networks | OB vans | remote video productions | AMP VISUAL TV | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades Modular OB Vans With Artist Comms and More MediorNet From Riedel Posted: 19/10/2017
BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades Modular OB Vans With Artist Comms and More MediorNet From Riedel
BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions, one of Europe's leading providers of live production and outside broadcasting (OB) services, has completed a major expansion and upgrade of the Riedel systems onboard its state-of-the-art OB vehicle. The truck was launched in 2015 with a signal transport backbone powered by Riedel's MediorNet real-time network, including a MediorNet MicroN 80G media distribution interface. With the upgrade, BILDQUADRAT has expanded the integrated signal transport, routing, and processing capabilities of MediorNet and enhanced communications with the installation of a Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system.
Tags: BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions | Modular OB Vans | artist Comms MediorNet | Riedel
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Megahertz delivers new HD satellite OB vehicle to Tinopolis for live production of local Primetime TV content Posted: 17/10/2017
Megahertz delivers new HD satellite OB vehicle to Tinopolis for live production of local Primetime TV content

Megahertz Ltd, the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, today announced that it has delivered a new HD satellite/production OB van to Tinopolis Cymru. The new production vehicle captures two hours of live local interest and welsh-focused content per day for S4Cs primetime Prynhawn Da live 5-day-a-week magazine show.

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Artemis Lights up new OB van for Croatias Gama Studio Posted: 10/10/2017
Artemis Lights up new OB van for Croatias Gama Studio
Calrec Audio is continuing its momentum in the European broadcast market with a sale in Croatia an Artemis Light console for Gama Studio's brand-new OB van. The Artemis Light brings powerful levels of flexibility and digital signal processing capabilities to the new truck, which will greatly expand Gama Studio's ability to broadcast live sports and entertainment events of all types and sizes.
Tags: Artemis | OB van | Croatia\'s Gama Studio | Calrec | Davor Omerza
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In Germanys First Bolero Installation, TV Skyline Outfits Two OB Vans With All-New Wireless Intercom From Riedel Posted: 15/09/2017
In Germanys First Bolero Installation, TV Skyline Outfits Two OB Vans With All-New Wireless Intercom From Riedel
Full-service OB production company TV Skyline is Riedel's first customer in Germany for its all-new Bolero wireless intercom system. TV Skyline has outfitted its OB7 and OB8 vans with eight Bolero beltpacks and four Bolero antennas each. The Bolero systems are integrated seamlessly with TV Skyline's Artist digital matrix intercom platform to provide comprehensive, flexible, and high-quality wireless communications for any type of live broadcast or entertainment production.
Tags: Riedel | Germanys First Bolero Installation | TV Skyline | OB Vans | All-New Wireless Intercom | IBC2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Studiotech Belgium supplies further broadcast systems to Africa including OB Van, engineers and training to RTI for the Francophone Games, Ivory Coast Posted: 06/09/2017
Studiotech Belgium supplies further broadcast systems to Africa including OB Van, engineers and training to RTI for the Francophone Games, Ivory Coast

Systems company Studiotech Belgium has supplied further broadcast equipment and expertise to Africa. The 8th Francophone Games were held recently in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Africa, and to televise the events, RTI (Radiodiffusion T©l©vision Ivoirienne) awarded a contract to Studiotech Belgium to supply audiovisual equipment including a DSNG OB van for production and transmission.

Tags: Studiotech | Belgium | Systems company | Africa | Broadcast | African Television | OB Van | Ivory Coast | Francophone Games | Evertz | Vislink | For-A | Yamaha | Dalet | MAM system | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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FC Red Bull Salzburg Delivers FanTV Channel with Blackmagic Design Posted: 04/09/2017
FC Red Bull Salzburg Delivers FanTV Channel with Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design has today announced that its range of URSA Mini digital film cameras is being used to produce match day content for FC Red Bull Salzburg, as part of a live OB solution designed around the ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | FC Red Bull Salzburg | Mediahaus | Live Production | OB Van | URSA Mini Pro
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Designed and Built by Broadcast Solutions GmbH, New Van Expands Slovakian Broadcasters HD Capabilities for Live Production Posted: 30/06/2017
Designed and Built by Broadcast Solutions GmbH, New Van Expands Slovakian Broadcasters HD Capabilities for Live Production
Broadcast Solutions GmbH, one of Europe's foremost providers of broadcast production services and solutions, has installed Riedel's MediorNet real-time media network on board Alphaline A12, an all-new HD outside broadcast (OB) van commissioned by major Slovakian television network Televzia Markza. Working in tandem with Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom solution, MediorNet provides a decentralized and redundant communications and signal routing backbone for Televzia Markza's lineup of live sports and entertainment broadcasts. 
Tags: Riedel MediorNet Powers Real-Time | Decentralized Signal Routing for Televzia Markzas New HD OB Van | Alphaline A12
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Japans Express Co, Ltd Builds 4K-Capable OB Van With Riedel Communications MediorNet Compact Posted: 18/11/2016
Japans Express Co, Ltd Builds 4K-Capable OB Van With Riedel Communications MediorNet Compact
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Express Co, Ltd in Japan has installed a Riedel Communications MediorNet Compact real-time media network -- the 1,500th MediorNet Compact frame deployed worldwide -- along with an Artist digital matrix intercom system and Performer partyline system in the company's first 4K production truck. Express Co, Ltd adopted Riedel signal distribution and communications technology for this new OB van, which will equip the company to address rising demand for 4K production and broadcast.
Tags: Japan | Express Co Ltd | 4K Capable | OB Van | Riedel Communications | MediorNet Compact | network | Artist digital matrix | communications | video |  broadcast
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Telegenic selects SAMs Kahuna 9600 for major outside broadcast sporting events Posted: 28/07/2016
Telegenic selects SAMs Kahuna 9600 for major outside broadcast sporting events

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

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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Digigram to Show Industrys First OB Van-Compatible UHD 4K Hardware Video Encoder for Live Contribution at 2016 NAB Show Posted: 14/04/2016
Digigram to Show Industrys First OB Van-Compatible UHD 4K Hardware Video Encoder for Live Contribution at 2016 NAB Show
Digigram, developer of innovative audio and video solutions, today announced that during the 2016 NAB Show, the company will showcase two new HEVC/H.265-enabled versions of its popular AQORD video encoder designed to enable point-to-point broadcast contribution of UHD 4K video or simultaneous HD channels, as well as broadcast and IPTV distribution of 4K content to the home. Housed in a compact 1-RU, 19-inch chassis, the AQORD *HEVC-4K Ultra HD encoder and AQORD *HEVC-xHD multi-HD encoder leverage HEVC/H.265 to enable cost-effective contribution of the high-resolution (up to 4Kp60, 4.2.2, 10-bit, 120 Mbps) video increasingly used for premium-quality live event production.
Tags: Digigram | OB Van | 4K Hardware | HEVC | AQORD | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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