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RUSHWORKS VDESK Integrated Production System and Streaming Solutions Enable Quick and Easy Shelter-in-Place Compliance Posted: 20/05/2020
RUSHWORKS VDESK Integrated Production System and Streaming Solutions Enable Quick and Easy and lsquo;Shelter-in-Place and rsquo; Compliance

RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, provides remote production systems and streaming solutions to customers ranging from government agencies, television broadcasters and houses of worship. During the unprecedented era of social distancing and remote communications brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic the Company has responded to a cross-section of organizations requests to maximize their systems and boost remote capabilities with its easily adaptable technologies.

Tags: RUSHWORKS | VDESK | REMO | Integrated PTZ Production Systems | A-LIST BROADCAST | A-LIST Streamster
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QCommunications Identifies Drones as the Future of Delivery on NAB Show Express On-Demand Line-up Posted: 13/05/2020
QCommunications Identifies Drones as the Future of Delivery on NAB Show Express On-Demand Line-up

QCommunications (QComm), a leading engineering project management and installation vendor specializing in The Spectrum Act (REPACK project), is talking about the present and potential use of drones as a delivery mechanism in a presentation included in NAB Show Express’s “Future of Delivery” on-demand line-up. The session is available as of May 13th and will remain accessible to attendees for an extended time period leading into the 2021 NAB season. It can also be accessed on YouTube by clicking here.

The presentation, which uses an unconventional format to capture the viewer’s attention, focuses on the use of Drones as a safe and effective method to gather data from even the highest towers and deliver accurate information to broadcasters regarding coverage verification, burnout, leak detection, structural integrity and tower load.

Tags: QCommunications | QComm | QForce | REPACK | LPTV | NAB Show Express | Drones
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TAG Video Systems popular IP-based Webinar Series to Tackle Changing Architecture on the Fly Posted: 11/05/2020
TAG Video Systems and rsquo; Popular IP-based Webinar Series to Tackle and ldquo;Changing Architecture on the Fly and rdquo;

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, has released details of its latest webinar designed to assist broadcasters as they continue to migrate to IP. The next session, which will take place on Thursday, May 14, at 11am EST, will discuss how media companies can easily adapt their architecture and workflows to maximize business opportunities. The webinar will be hosted by Paul Briscoe, chief architect; and Pini Maron, vp professional services.

The theme of the webinar, which continues the company’s popular series of online events is: Changing Your Facility Architecture on the Fly: The New IP World.

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Multiviewers | Multiviewer technologies | Webinar | 100% SW | 100% IP | 100% COTS/Cloud | Probing | Monitoring | IP-Based Webinar
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QCommunications Takes Flight with the Launch of its Airborne Division Manned by Company and rsquo;s QForce Posted: 06/05/2020
QCommunications Takes Flight with the Launch of its Airborne Division Manned by Company and rsquo;s QForce

QCommunications (QComm), a leading engineering project management and installation vendor specializing in The Spectrum Act (REPACK project), has announced the launch of its Airborne Division. The Airborne Division, established to answer the growing demand for safe and accurate signal verification and to maximize product optimizations, will use state-of-the-art, custom made sUAS’s (drones) with proprietary RF software as an added benefit and verification tool to serve and support the broadcast industry.

Leveraging a partnership with SixArms, an innovative company based in Australia that produces efficient, accurate and cost-effective measurement solutions via cutting-edge unmanned aerial vehicle technologies, The Airborne Division utilizes proven signal verification and coverage mapping technology to capture the characterizations of antenna systems. This system allows measurements of Horizontal Radiation Patterns (HRP), Vertical Radiation Patterns (VRP), Effective Radiated Patterns (ERP), polarization discriminations and many other specific modulation parameters while providing overall uncertainties in the order of 1-2dB. QComm’s Airborne Division will be one of just two SixArm certified “operators” within the United States.

Tags: QCommunications | QComm | QForce | REPACK | LPTV
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4K in and 4K out Make Cobalt 9971 Multiviewer the Only Choice for High End TV and rsquo;s New Production Truck Posted: 28/04/2020
4K in and 4K out Make Cobalt and rsquo;s 9971 Multiviewer the Only Choice for High End TV and rsquo;s New Production Truck

High End TV, a premiere video production company specializing in multi-camera systems for broadcast and high-profile entertainment events, has tapped Cobalt Digital’s card-based platform for 4K HDR Multiviewer and HDR conversion solutions in its newest truck. Symphony, High End TV’s most sophisticated endeavor to date, is fully fabricated with 4K HDR technology and will be rolling out with Cobalt® Digital’s 4K in and 4K out 9971-MV6-4K Multiviewer and 9904-UDX-4K HDR processor on board. Cobalt is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control. The Company is also a founding partner in the openGear® initiative.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | Adam Mills | Cobalt’s 9971 | Multiviewer | openGear | 9971-MV6-4K | 9904-UDX-4K HDR
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TAG Video Systems Next Webinar to Cover Live Production Multiviewing on the Cloud Posted: 27/04/2020
TAG Video Systems Next Webinar to Cover and ldquo;Live Production Multiviewing on the Cloud and rdquo;

Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, continues its popular webinar series with a session that will delve into the nuts and bolts of “Live Production Multiviewing on the Cloud”.

The Company is extending an invitation to the broadcast community to tune-in on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11:00 am US Eastern Time and join co-presenters Paul Briscoe, chief architect, and Ilan Torbaty, VP of global technical operations, as they explain how broadcasters are implementing cloud-based multiviewing for live production. Paul and Ilan will cover technical requirements, common challenges, and the solutions being used to take full advantage of this model, followed by a Q&A.

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Multiviewers | Multiviewer technologies | Webinar | 100% SW | 100% IP | 100% COTS/Cloud | Probing | Monitoring
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TAG Video Systems and VidOvation Announce Technology Partnership Posted: 16/04/2020
TAG Video Systems and VidOvation Announce Technology Partnership

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS Probing, Monitoring, and Multiviewing solutions, and VidOvation, a major technology and systems integrator, have announced a technology partnership aimed at bringing the most advanced solutions and support to clients navigating the transformation to IP workflows. Kevin Joyce, TAG’s Zer0 Friction Officer, revealed details of the agreement from the company’s world R&D headquarters in Tel Aviv.

“The acceleration to 100% COTS/Cloud IP workflows has significantly increased the demand for TAG’s Video Solutions. With the launch of our Zer0 Friction strategy, we need partners that understand and support IP workflows more than ever,” said Joyce. “Jim Jachetta and his team of IP workflow experts at VidOvation are the perfect partners at the perfect time. Together, we will provide our clients with the foundation and support they need to transition to IP, which is the ideal infrastructure for a remote work environment.”

According to Jachetta, EVP of Engineering and CTO, VidOvation; “VidOvation is excited to integrate TAG Video Systems’ IP monitoring, probing, and Multiviewer technology into our customers’ workflows and ecosystems, giving them the ability to monitor and troubleshoot complex IP production, contribution, OTT, and distribution workflows at any point in their systems. TAG solutions will also give our customers the capabilities they need to probe and diagnose the implementation of at-home remote production, transport over managed and unmanaged networks such as the public Internet and cellular for contribution, and then achieve the same visibility for OTT, CDN, and distribution.”

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Multiviewers | Multiviewer technologies | Kevin Joyce | Jim Jachetta | Zer0 Friction | VidOvation
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TAG Video Systems Releases Webinar Series Highlighting Best Business Practice in the Transition to IP Posted: 14/04/2020
TAG Video Systems Releases Webinar Series Highlighting Best Business Practice in the Transition to IP

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud,

Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, has released details of its continuing webinar series designed to bring real life solutions to the challenges facing broadcasters as the industry migrates to IP. The next session, scheduled for Wednesday April 15, 2020, at 11:00am US Eastern Time will tackle the business end of the IP transition delving into financial benefits and profitability, the move to OPEX, new Zer0 Friction BUSINESS model, the impact of OTT and Cloud technology and more. Abe Zerbib, TAG CEO and Kevin Joyce, TAG Zer0 Friction Officer will serve as co-hosts.

Attendees will enjoy detailed discussion focusing on: “The Business of IP: The Profit Behind Your Transition to IP”

 

Tags: TAG Video Systems | Zer0 Friction Customer Experience | Multiviewers | Webinar Series | Multiviewer technologies | Kevin Joyce | Abe Zerbib
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TAG Video Systems Introduces Next Generation Approach for Media and Entertainment Industry to Deploy, Operate and Acquire Broadcast Technology - Zer0 Friction Posted: 02/04/2020
TAG Video Systems Introduces Next Generation Approach for Media and amp; Entertainment Industry to Deploy, Operate and Acquire Broadcast Technology - Zer0 Friction

TAG Video Systems, the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, is reassuring broadcasters, during this time of heightened news and media consumption, that global operations are uninterrupted, and in fact strengthened by the Company’s Zer0 Friction business strategy – an industry First.

Zer0 Friction takes broadcast technology to the next level; leveraging TAG’s unique ability to handle both compressed and uncompressed formats. Supporting all major industry standards such as SMPTE 2110, 2022-6/7, JPEG 2000, MPEG TS, DASH, HLS and CMAF. TAG’s solution can be applied to all four major broadcast applications: Live production, Playout, Delivery and OTT. Zer0 Friction allows clients the operational agility to manage the software across applications and locations, thus maximizing asset utilization.

“For years the industry has expressed concerns about the low utilization of broadcast technology,” stated TAG’s Zero Friction Officer Kevin Joyce. “In many cases systems are being used less than 30% of the time. With Zer0 Friction TAG’s customers are no longer restricted in how they use our multi-functional applications, where they use them across their ecosystem, or when they use them. Broadcasters can now use a Multiviewer for live production in a facility in London and as soon as they are done, applying the license to probe for errors in a OTT facility in New York. Finally, the clients will be unrestricted operationally and financially to deliver the best possible content to consumers with…… Zer0 Friction”

 

Tags: TAG | TAG VS | TAG Video Systems | MultiViewer | Zer0 Friction | MultiViewing
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Barnfind on the Fast Track to Success in China Posted: 04/03/2020
Barnfind on the Fast Track to Success in China

Barnfind China, the regional office of Barnfind Technologies - an international leader in fiber transport solutions, is on the fast track to success. The location opened in April of 2019 to better serve and support the company’s many existing customers as well as answer the increasing demand for Barnfind solutions in the rapidly growing market. In late 2019 Barnfind’s end user GRT (Guangdong Television Station) was honored at the Chinese Broadcast Summit with the Sporting Award first prize for events that used a significant complement of Barnfind gear.

Barnfind China also announced that they received another large order for the Chinese market. This win will be further announced in a separate press release following installation.

The 2019 Chinese Broadcast Technology Summit Forum and annual Committee meeting was held in late October in Xinjiang; co-hosted by the Xinjiang Television station, Xinjiang production and construction corps radio Television station and China Television technology development co. LTD.

More than 50 TV stations responsible for the technical backbone of the Chinese broadcasting industry from all over the country, along with system integrators, broadcasting equipment providers, OB van manufacturers, R & D units and other related technology companies gathered together.

Tags: Barnfind Technologies | fiber transport solutions | Barnfind China | Chinese Broadcast Summit | Barnfind Norway
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Tedial CTO Julian Fernandez-Campon Joins IABM EMEA Members Council Posted: 04/03/2020
Tedial CTO Julian Fernandez-Campon Joins IABM EMEA Members Council

Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist is proud to announce that its CTO, Julian Fernandez-Campon has been selected to join the IABM EMEA Members’ Council, a forum created to fully represent European industry views, ideas and initiatives. The Council will support IABM EMEA members as they navigate the rapid changes in technology and the way in which business models impact the industry.

“The broadcast and media industry has undergone rapid change in the past five years,” explains Fernandez-Campon. The ways in which we consume content, the move to IP, the shift to cloud services, the introduction of artificial intelligence and machine learning and the adoption of IMF methodology to name but a few, has meant that broadcasters, content owners and vendors have had to significantly adapt their workflows and business strategies. The IABM is a valuable source for members in EMEA who are looking at ways that they can continue to adapt and change to meet these new industry demands.”

The IABM EMEA Members’ Council will be chaired by Ole Clausen, CEO, Danmon Group.

Tags: Tedial | IABM EMEA Members’ Council | MAM Platform | HYBRID-CLOUD | SMARTLIVE | HYPER IMF | MAM technology solutions | Julian Fernandez-Campon
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FSR Smart-Way Raceway System Earns First Place at BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition Technology Showcase Posted: 04/03/2020
FSR and rsquo;s Smart-Way Raceway System Earns First Place at BICSI Winter Conference and amp; Exhibition Technology Showcase

FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of signal management and infrastructure solutions for the AV/IT, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), corporate, education, hospitality, government, and religious markets, has earned First Place in the Physical Support Category for the Smart-Way Raceway System at the 2020 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition Technology Showcase in Tampa, FL. The award marks the third time Smart-Way has been singled out for excellence since its launch at InfoComm 2019 in June.

BICSI, the global professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community, is known for showcasing products ranging from building systems solutions to software and applications at its conferences and exhibitions. The Technology Showcase provides attendees with a platform to vote for the products they deem worthy of recognition as best-in-show and they chose FSR’s Smart-Way Raceway System as the first-place winner in the Physical Support category.

Tags: FSR | FSR Inc | Smart-Way Raceway | Smart-Way | Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System | Smart-Way In-Floor Raceway System | BICSI
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Barnfind to Offer SFP-16 Option that Brings More Interfaces and Additional Future-Proof Functionality to BTF1-41 12G Frame at NAB 2020 Posted: 03/03/2020
Barnfind to Offer SFP-16 Option that Brings More Interfaces and Additional Future-Proof Functionality to BTF1-41 12G Frame at NAB 2020

Barnfind to Offer SFP-16 Option that Brings More Interfaces and Additional Future-Proof Functionality to BTF1-41 12G Frame at NAB 2020



Tags: Barnfind Technologies | signal neutral fiber transport solutions | fiber transport solutions | fiber transport | BTF1-41 | SFP-16 | NAB | NAB2020 | BTF1-41 12G Frame | BarnMini-22 | HiLo SFP | BarnColor | NAB 2020
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Shotoku USA to Exhibit Manual Camera Support Solutions at NAB 2020 Posted: 27/02/2020
Shotoku USA to Exhibit  Manual Camera Support Solutions at NAB 2020

Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, will highlight a complement of manual support solutions at NAB 2020 in Booth C 9108 targeting a wide-range of applications. The international leader in the manufacture and marketing of camera support products will display a line-up that includes an addition to the recently launched SX200/260 ENG/EFP systems; the affordable, entry-level SD & SE tripod series, and the universally successful TP500/SX300 studio pedestal/head combination.

SX200 and SX260 ENG/EFP systems

Raising the bar on movement quality and shot framing control, the recently launched Shotoku SX200 and SX260 pan and tilt heads incorporate a brand-new design featuring Shotoku’s “Truebalance” for perfect counterbalance that is also easy to adjust throughout the range and has an intuitive display to indicate the current setting. The drag system uses Shotoku’s well known Viscam design but adds a new actuation system that combines the convenience and speed of selection of a stepped system, with the fine tuning and on-shot adjustment of a continuously variable design. The SX200 has a max payload of 44Lbs (20Kg) and the SX260 55Lbs (25Kg). The systems come standard with 2 stage ENG Carbon Fibre legs and is one of the lightest on the market at these payloads.

NEW for NAB 2020 - With these SX200/SX260 heads crossing over to the EFP application, the new TTH1002C 100mm carbon fibre EFP tripod has been added to provide an extremely rigid solution, useful when using longer lenses for sports and documentary production.

Tags: Shotoku USA | NAB 2020 | NAB | Shotoku Broadcast Systems | SX200 | SX260 | TTH1002C
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Reduced Operating Costs, Superior Quality of Service, and Zer0 Friction Customer Experience, Highlight TAG Video Systems NAB Announcements Posted: 26/02/2020
Reduced Operating Costs, Superior Quality of Service, and Zer0 Friction Customer Experience, Highlight TAG Video Systems NAB Announcements

TAG Video Systems continues to demonstrate its Zer0 Friction customer experience with significant new capabilities added to its flagship system. Already the world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing for all four of the major broadcast applications (Live Production, Playout, Delivery and OTT), TAG has increased support for additional sources, interfaces and, formats. In addition, TAG has added new audio output functionality and an updated layout editor. The new features and functionality will further demonstrate TAG’s Zer0 Friction approach to technology, operations and asset utilization at NAB 2020 on TAG’s Booth C2217 in Central Hall.

eo Systems NAB Announcements

Tags: TAG Video Systems | NAB 2020 | NAB | Zer0 Friction Customer Experience | Mosaic audio output
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