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A+E Networks UK moves its broadcast operations in EMEA to the cloudwith Amagi and Amazon Web Services Posted: 14/07/2020
A+E Networks and reg; UK moves its broadcast operations in EMEA to the cloudwith Amagi and Amazon Web Services

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based

technology for broadcast and streaming TV, today announced that A+E Networks®

UK has transitioned its playout and service delivery for its entire bouquet of

30 channels in Europe to Amagi’s cloud platform running on Amazon Web Services

(AWS). The channels consist of 23 from A+E Networks UK, based in London and 7

from A+E Networks® Italia based in Rome. A+E Networks® UK, a joint venture

between Hearst and Sky, is a leading media network reaching 58 million homes

across 100 countries. A+E Networks UK has partnered with over 360 pay TV

operators to broadcast channels throughout regions such as Poland, the Nordics,

Benelux, Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The complete bouquet of A+E

Networks UK 30 channels across EMEA will now be delivered and managed by Amagi.

 

 

 

Tags: cloud-based broadcast | broadcast TV
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disguise xR Pushes The Boundaries Of Album Promotion ForBlack Eyed Peas Posted: 14/07/2020
disguise xR Pushes The Boundaries Of Album Promotion ForBlack Eyed Peas

Despite current lockdown restrictions still in place in many countries, disguise xR technology has enabled partner XR Studios to create a limitless performance environment for Grammy award winning hip-hop band Black Eyed Peas to promote their new album on primetime TV shows across the world.

Tags: disguise | XR Studios | extended reality | xR | live production | live broadcast | Bubble Agency
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Virgin Media selects Globecast for playout Posted: 14/07/2020
Virgin Media selects Globecast for playout of and lsquo;pop-up and rsquo; HD exercise channel and lsquo;Get Moving and rsquo;

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that Virgin Media, an existing customer, has turned to the company to provide a robust and flexible playout solution for its ‘pop-up’ HD exercise channel Get Moving.

During these ongoing difficult Covid times, online and TV-based exercise classes and workout recommendation shows have become extremely popular as people want to get, or maintain, fitness and to feel part of a group. Virgin Media initially launched the channel itself but then decided that a more robust, flexible and fully managed playout solution was needed and turned to Globecast.

Tags: Globecast | broadcast | channel | TV | HD | playout | cloud
Submitted by Jump PR
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ChyronHego Hires Michael Harris as Senior Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts Posted: 10/07/2020
ChyronHego Hires Michael Harris as Senior Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts

ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Michael Harris as senior director of sales, strategic accounts. Harris comes to ChyronHego with decades of experience in broadcast technology sales. He will be responsible for managing and growing strategic accounts in the U.S. with a focus on major networks.

"Mike is a fantastic human being and an amazing industry expert with remarkably deep experience in selling graphics workflows and editing solutions into the broadcast industry," said Ariel Garcia, President and CEO of ChyronHego. "He's a phenomenal listener who understands his customers' needs and takes a consultative approach in supplying the most appropriate solution. We are fortunate to count him as a part of the ChyronHego team."

 

 

 

Tags: ChyronHego | Michael Harris | Director | Sales | Broadcast
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
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JP Delport promoted Managing Director at Broadcast Solutions UK Posted: 09/07/2020
JP Delport promoted Managing Director at Broadcast Solutions UK

Having joined the UK company at the beginning of 2020 as Sales Director, JP Delport will now take the helm as Managing Director in the UK, reporting to the Broadcast Solutions Group management in Germany.

Stefan Breder, CEO of the Broadcast Solutions Group, comments: “We were very happy to have JP join the company earlier this year, and are excited to welcome him as the Managing Director of our UK entity, which was a logical step for us. JP has extensive experience in the industry and knows the UK market inside out. I am sure that the UK office and the whole company will benefit greatly from him leading the team.”

Tags: Broadcast Solutions | UK | JP Delport | Managing Director
Submitted by Broadcast Solutions
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Pytch Goes Virtual Posted: 09/07/2020
Pytch Goes Virtual

Having staged large-scale brand events including launches for Nike and Bentley GTS, and sales conferences for Spar and IBM, Pytch (previously known as SXS Events), when faced with the recent lockdown, looked at how it could use that experience to serve the evolving needs of new and existing customers. The live event specialist has now developed the ‘Virtual Venue’.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | Virtual Events | Virtual Venue | URSA Broadcast | ATEM | Live Production
Submitted by Blackmagic design
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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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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
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
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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
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
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disguise r17.3 is now live: with New Key Features for More Streamlined and Efficient Workflows Posted: 30/06/2020
disguise r17.3 is now live: with New Key Features for More Streamlined and Efficient Workflows

disguise takes on the new ‘normal’ with the launch of r17.3, its latest software release that delivers an improved workflow for enhanced efficiency and successful completion of projects post-lockdown. New features include Indirections, Multi-layer Editing, Object Assignment Hotkeys, Crossfaded Loop Section Mode as well as a number of improvements and bug fixes to further streamline the user experience.

In addition to the above, r17.3 also has a wide range of other improvements guaranteed to streamline workflows including:

NDI SDK has been updated to version 4.5

The ability to point manager at a template project

Alt-drag in the feed mapping editor

Clicking a tag or note now jumps the exact frame where the tag is placed

Dither parameter added to the gradient texture tool to help reduce banding

You can now pause the playback of a Notch block

Import and Export of feed maps

disguise r17.3 is available to download now from www.download.disguise.one

 

Tags: disguise | software | r17.3 | new features | streamline | efficient workflow | user experience | broadcast | production | live events | creative deliver | visual experiences | Bubble Agency
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Calrec: Craft Interview, John Hunter, A1 Mixer Posted: 30/06/2020
Calrec: Craft Interview, John Hunter, A1 Mixer

A freelance audio engineer (A1) for Dome Productions in Canada, John Hunterfirst discovered his passion for audio with live music. Eventually, his path led him to sports and he (in normal times) mixes every Toronto Raptors home game on TSN and Sportsnet and has travelled with the production team to work every playoff game, including the 2019 NBA Finals. He worked as an A1 for the famous 2018 NBA Raptors/Pelicans game in 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos surround sound, which was the first to be produced in these formats and distributed live to North American households.

Tags: Calrec | audio | broadcasting | consoles | digital | mixing | A1
Submitted by Jump PR
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Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots Posted: 30/06/2020
Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots

Video Europe, leading digital cinema, broadcast and edit hire company has announced an operational restructure to streamline their business proposition.

In a strategic move decided in January and prior to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, the company is to return to their original and core business offering of equipment rental to the film and television industry. As part of the process, Video Europe is officially exiting the outside broadcast and flypack services market and is selling their OB trucks. The restructure will enable the company to refocus on three business channels: digital cinema, edit equipment rental and broadcast hire. No staff will be lost.

Tags: Video Europe | Broadcast | Hire Company | Broadcast Hire | Camera Hire | Cinematography | Video Production | Videography | Film Production | OutsideBroadcast | OB | OBTrucks | MCR | MCR Broadcast Hire
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ASG Hosts Remote Control Webinar Interview Series for Silicon Valley Video Posted: 29/06/2020
ASG Hosts and lsquo;Remote Control and rsquo; Webinar Interview Series for Silicon Valley Video

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced the launch of “Remote Control,” a webinar interview series for the new Silicon Valley Video (SV.V) association. The first episodes, featuring interviews with company representatives from iconik, Primestream, Qumulo, and other companies, are available on Silicon Valley Video’s YouTube channel.

Tags: remote production | video production | webinar | broadcast
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
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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
Submitted by Jump PR
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