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Universal Electronics to Acquire RCS Technology, Expanding Its Lineup of IoT, Energy Monitoring and Control Products Posted: 02/06/2017

Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), (NASDAQ:UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of U.S.-based Residential Control Systems, Inc. (known as RCS Technology) a leading designer and manufacturer of energy management and control products for the Residential, Commercial, and Hospitality markets.

Tags: UEI | Universal Electronics | RCS technology | trademarks | Control | hospitality | residential | commercial
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Norwegian Football Debuts New On-Air and Over-the-Top Look Courtesy of RCS Posted: 02/05/2017

The first round of this seasons live Norwegian Football matches recently hit TVs, mobile phones and other viewing platforms with elegant new graphics created by Reality Check Systems (RCS). Fotball Media, the Norwegian Football Federations broadcast arm, enlisted RCS ahead of the season to create a new data-driven graphics package that ensured consistent brand representation across Norwegian Football rights holders match programming. RCS also teamed with Discovery Networks Norway (DNN) to develop a complementary graphics package for its studio programming.

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | Graphics | Sports | Broadcast | Production | Sports Production | Sports Broadcast
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Singular.Live Launches Ahead of NAB 2017, Bringing Personalized, Interactive Graphics to OTT Posted: 18/04/2017

Singular today announced the release of Singular.Live, a cloud-based platform for OTT that allows content producers to easily design, build, control and publish interactive graphics on top of live video feeds for delivery to a range of connected devices. Backed by investment partner Reality Check Systems, Singular.Live will be on display in Booth C8332 at NAB 2017, as well as at the LiveU Booth C2617.

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | Singular.Live | Real-time Graphics | Broadcast | Production
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RCS Teams with Perform Group on DAZN Redesign Posted: 03/04/2017

As part of its ongoing engagement with Perform Group, Reality Check Systems (RCS) recently completed a head-to-toe graphics redesign for DAZN, Perform Groups live and video on-demand sports streaming service, available in Japan, Germany Austria and Switzerland (DACH). RCS designed and built all new visuals to enhance the viewer experience, in addition to delivering improved data integration, production infrastructure advancements and more. The new look recently debuted alongside the launch of DAZNs J.League soccer programming. 

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | DAZN | Perform Group | Japanese Soccer | Live Streaming | Data-driven graphics
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Masstech to Unveil Major MAM and Workflow Advances at NAB Show Posted: 08/03/2017

Masstech is heading to the 2017 NAB Show with its widest array of media management innovations and enhancements in years. Exhibiting in booth SU3202, the company will showcase how media organizations can seamlessly integrate the Cloud into their operations, maximize their content's value, and move media files more easily between production, distribution and archive processes.  

Tags: Media Asset Management | Workflow | Archive | Disaster Recovery | MAM | DR | Newsroom | NRCS | Archiving | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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RCS Aces Data-Driven Graphics Production for WTA Media Posted: 17/01/2017

As part of a three-year deal, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is lending its graphics expertise and technology to 29 WTA Media tennis broadcasts this season. WTA Media is a joint venture between leading digital sports content and media powerhouse Perform Group and the Womens Tennis Association. RCS partnership with WTA Media went on air January 1, as the Shenzhen Open broadcast debuted a full slate of new data-driven graphics created by RCS and powered by its technology solutions.

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | WTA Media | Partnership | Dynamic Graphics | Graphics | Sports | Tennis
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Reality Check Systems Partners with New Live Sports Streaming Service DAZN Posted: 20/09/2016

Facilitates data-driven storytelling and graphics for dedicated live multi-sports streaming portal

Leading up to its launch in August, DAZN enlisted media technology provider Reality Check Systems (RCS) to create a graphics and data integration production solution for its new live sports streaming service. Available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan via multiple connected devices, DAZN lets viewers tune into live coverage of more than 8,000 sporting events a year from top European football leagues like the Premier League to US sports such as MLB, NBA, NFL, plus motorsports, tennis, darts and much more.

Tags: OTT | sports | Opta | Perform | RCS
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RCS Takes Equity Stake in Singular to Develop Next-Gen Production Platform for OTT Posted: 07/09/2016

Ahead of IBC 2016, Reality Check Systems announced that its taken an equity stake in Singular, a company reimagining real-time graphics production for OTT. As part of the deal, RCS will collaborate with Singular on the development of Singular Live, a cloud-based platform for creating and delivering personalized, interactive graphics across a range of connected devices. 

Tags: RCS | Singular | OTT | Graphics | Production | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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RCS Goes the Distance for UFCs First 4K Broadcast for DIRECTV Posted: 13/07/2016

As part of a three-year deal with UFC®, Reality Check Systems (RCS) helped fuel UFC's first-ever 4K fight broadcast on DIRECTV Pay-Per-View (PPV) with custom graphics hardware integration and services. The highlight of the 5th annual UFC International Fight Week at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, the 4K broadcast aired July 9 on PPV, giving fans an unprecedented view of the main UFC 200 fight card. It accompanied three nights of HD PPV and FOX broadcasts covering additional International Fight Week content.

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RCS Scores Home Run for MLB Network with Data-Driven Graphics Workflow Posted: 20/05/2016

 MLB Networks graphics package and infrastructure received a digital facelift ahead of the 2016 season courtesy of Reality Check Systems (RCS), marking the networks first graphic redesign since its launch in 2009. RCS in collaboration with MLB Network developed a cohesive new graphics package for the network, which debuted on Opening Day across MLB Networks studio shows, game coverage and MLB Network Strike Zone and is powered by a new workflow with RCS Foundation at its core. The proprietary cloud-based software curates and organizes stats and synthesizes the information with appropriate designs and templates for real-time playout on-air.

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Sky Deutschland Streamlines Remote Production for Motorsport Broadcasts with New Version of RCS UpperCut Posted: 31/03/2016

Gearing up for the 2016 motorsport season, Sky Deutschland (Sky DE) recently rounded out its remote production workflow with a new version of Reality Check Systems (RCS) UpperCut, marking its third consecutive year the technology will serve as the foundation for Sky DEs unilateral F1¢ production. An evolution of the companys proven HD production solution, the latest update adds Vizrt Media Sequencer integration, allowing Sky DEs team to load custom-built graphics directly to a laptop for instant access and playout control from UpperCuts user interface (UI). With a small footprint, the system fits seamlessly into Sky DEs OB truck, and will facilitate broadcast of pre-, live and post- coverage for 21 F1 races this season. 

Tags: RCS | Reality Check Systems | Vizrt | broadcasting | sports broadcasting | Sky Deutschland | UpperCut | F1
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Plug-and-Play Graphics Solution for Euro 2016 and Copa America Broadcasts to Debut at NAB 2016 Posted: 07/03/2016

With fan excitement building for Euro 2016 and Copa America, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is teaming up with Vizrt to offer a specialized version of LaunchPad its interactive solution used by broadcasters worldwide to facilitate plug-and-play full screen graphics and highlight analysis for studio programming surrounding the soccer competitions. The intuitive technology, which fuses Opta data with dynamic RCS templates, the Vizrt graphics and video compositing solution Viz Engine, and Viz Libero 3D analysis toolset, will be on display in 4K at NAB 2016 in Vizrt booth #SL2417.

Tags: RCS | Reality Check Systems | Vizrt | NAB | broadcasting | sports broadcasting | Launchpad | broadcast graphics | graphics | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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Polecam Rig number 600 installed at the Royal College of Surgeons Posted: 07/10/2015

Graeme Chapman, managing director of Polecam Systems announced today the sale of their 600th Polecam rig to the AV Team at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in London, where it will be used in their state of the art training facilities to advance the production capabilities, improve observation of medical procedures, and raise the level of resolution for live, recorded and replayed material.

Tags: Polecam | medical | rig 600 | RCS | Royal College of Surgeons | training of surgeons | Graeme Chapman | Steffan Hewitt | Matt Thompson | Award for In House AV Team | PPP.Polecam Starter Pack | minicams
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MBC Pro Sports Kicks Off Saudi Pro Soccer League Broadcasts with RCS LaunchPad Posted: 27/08/2015

MBC Pro Sports is helping Saudi Arabian soccer fans delve deep into the 2015-2016 season with comprehensive on-air soccer analysis fueled by Reality Check Systems' (RCS) industry-leading LaunchPad touchscreen solution. The Dubai-based broadcaster recently outfitted its studio with the cloud-based technology, which it began using this month to bring viewers real-time player, team and match data; video replays; Tweets; telestrations; and analysis in Arabic.

Tags: Reality Check Systems | RCS | MBC Pro Sports | Soccer | Broadcasting | Broadcast | Sports Broadcast | Sports | Saudi Arabia
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RCS Inks Four-Year Graphics Technology Deal with Fox Sports Netherlands Posted: 06/08/2015

Fox Sports Netherlands new daily highlights show Fox Sports Vandaag debuted this week with graphics reflecting up-to-date sports news and data powered by custom ticker solutions from Reality Check Systems (RCS). Part of a four-year deal with RCS, the systems facilitate a customizable reverse L-Bar graphic that the networks editorial team may instantly edit and populate with real-time player, team and match stats. With an array of templates available on the systems for a wide range of sports, the network plans to use the technology to enliven Fox Sports Vandaag as well as other half-time, pre-match and post-match studio coverage of live sporting events, including the 2015-2016 Eredivisie soccer season.

Tags: RCS | Fox Sports Netherlands | Graphics | Technology | sports | broadcast
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