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The Vitec Group at Government Video Expo 2017

Government Video Expo 2017 Product Preview Nov. 28-30 The Vitec Group Booth 510 The Vitec Group at Government Video Expo 2017 The Vitec Group will show the newest innovations from its extensive range of premium branded products and services for media professionals in the public sector. Government Video Expo 2017 visitors will see Lightpanels’ new Gemini 2×1 soft panel and its Astra and Sola LED lighting family; the Vinten Vantage robotic camera head and μVRC controller; Teradek‘s CORE and CUBE cloud streaming and HEVC/H.264 encoding solutions; and the IBC2017 triple-award-winning flowtech™ 75 tripod — the newest joint venture between leading ...

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Broadcast Pix Cloud-Based Control Production Switcher, BPswitch, Now Shipping

Chelmsford, Massachusetts – BPswitch™ integrated production switchers, the FX4 and FX6 models, from Broadcast Pix™ are now shipping. This series allows live production via cloud-based control from a traditional control room or anywhere a browser-based interface can be accessed via a tablet, smart phone or laptop. Using the company’s BPNet™ IP ecosystem, powered through the ioGates cloud-based media management platform, BPswitch offers full-motion video and complete access to all sources and workflow tools. The Broadcast Pix Commander™ user interface provides a simplified and customizable interface, which helps non-technical personnel easily switch live productions, add titles, insert clips, and control robotic ...

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Nick Gold Joins Panel at Big Data Conference

Presented by UCLA Anderson School of Management, Conference Showcases Insights from Most Influential Business Leaders Driving Industries Forward BALTIMORE – Nick Gold, Chief Revenue Officer and Solutions Consultant for Chesapeake Systems, has joined the 2017 Big Data Conference, presented by the Easton Technology Management Center and Center for Management in Entertainment and Media Enterprise (MEMES) at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. The Big Data Conference takes place November 17 at UCLA Anderson in Los Angeles, California. The theme of this year’s Big Data Conference is innovation. With the rise of new platforms for data storage and analysis, new cybersecurity measures ...

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SMPTE Executive Director Barbara Lange Earns Alumni Achievement Award From Washington & Jefferson College

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Nov. 16, 2017 — SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, announced that SMPTE Executive Director Barbara Lange was honored by her alma mater, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), with its 2017 Alumni Award for Achievement during its annual President’s Homecoming Dinner on Oct. 20. “It’s wonderful to see Barbara honored by her alma mater for her outstanding professional achievements,” said SMPTE President Matthew Goldman, who is also senior vice president of technology, TV and media at Ericsson. “She has made invaluable ...

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Riedel’s Artist Powers Seamless Communications Network and CCTV System for Zurich’s Gigantic Street Parade

WUPPERTAL, Germany — Nov. 16, 2017 — Riedel Communications‘ Artist digital matrix intercom system provided a comprehensive and reliable radio communications infrastructure for the 26th annual Zurich Street Parade, a 2.4-kilometer celebration of peace, love, and techno music that drew more than 900,000 revelers to the city’s streets on Aug. 12. Riedel worked with Security & Safety AG Zurich to deploy a robust and reliable radio communications network and closed-circuit television (CCTV) system that ensured a successful and safe event. “Riedel has an impressive track record of providing fail-safe communications for some of the world’s biggest and most high-profile events, ...

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Tedial Brings New Sophisticated MAM Workflow Solutions to CABSAT 2018

CABSAT 2018 – Stand: ZB6-C42 First demonstrations of World-Leading MAM solutions to Middle East Broadcast and Media Community Malaga, Spain – Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, will showcase its world-leading MAM solutions at CABSAT 2018 on stand ZB6-C42.  The Company will demonstrate its end-to-end IMF workflow, Evolution dashboard tools for real-time reporting, Augmented Storage (AST) solution and full operation in the cloud. This is the first time that these solutions will be displayed for the Middle East broadcast and media community. Tedial representatives will also be on hand to discuss the company’s bi-directional link between EVS’ live ...

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AIMS Welcomes Adder Technology and Cologne Broadcasting Center as Associate Members

BOTHELL, Wash. — Nov. 15, 2017 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced two new associate members: Adder Technology and Cologne Broadcasting Center (CBC). By joining AIMS, the companies are supporting a standards-based approach to IP interoperability. Adder designs and manufactures an advanced range of KVM switches, extenders, and IP solutions that enable the reliable control of local, remote, and global IT systems. Adder’s products cover a variety of applications, with its KVM-via-IP product range showing particular growth. Adder’s KVM-via-IP solutions enable the secure global access and control of IT systems. CBC is home to all companies ...

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QYOU India premieres on Tata Sky, announces partnership with Pocket Aces

QYOU Media, a fast-growing global media company that curates and packages premium ‘best-of-the-web’ video for multiscreen distribution, has announced the premiere this week of “QYOU India” to 17 million Tata Sky’s customers across television and mobile devices. The localized service features programs reflecting the best of India’s unique internet culture with showcases of premium digital first content from many of the country’s most talented and popular content creators. QYOU India will meet the growing appetite for this digital first content among Tata Sky’s younger subscribers by bringing QYOU’s curated and localized service to  #200 (HD) & #201 (SD) and via the ...

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Pixel Power showcases workflows and productivity at CABSAT 2018

Pixel Power, the global automation, branding and graphics innovator, is using CABSAT 2018 (Dubai World Trade Centre, 14 – 16 January 2018, stand Z5-103) to demonstrate the benefits of combining its unrivalled graphics and processing power with intelligent automation. The company has already delivered multi-channel automated content production solutions in the Middle East. Pixel Power is unique in building on its graphics architecture with tightly integrated workflow and productivity tools. This allows it to create automated content production systems, capable of creating all the different versions of a trailer or promo and thereby eliminating all the dull repetitive tasks and ...

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sonoVTS will showcase videowall and IP-enabled broadcast displays at CABSAT 2018

sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of system design and integration will feature substantial advancements to its acclaimed modular videowall, and introduce a new range of IP-optimised broadcast displays at CABSAT 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 14-16 January. The new videowall consists of 3×3 55” HDQLINE displays, featuring an extremely small, 0.9mm bezel coupled with an expertly engineered, self-supporting rack system. The exceptionally scalable, adaptable, and lightweight sonoVTS videowall is easy to transport and assemble. Importantly, a single monitor can be replaced if necessary with no need to remove others. sonoVTS Head of Products and Displays, Wolfgang Huther, said, ...

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Nikolaj Forsberg Joins DPA Microphones as EVP of Sales

DPA Microphones, a leading manufacturer of high-quality microphone solutions for professional audio applications, is delighted to announce the appointment of Nikolaj Forsberg to the post of EVP of Sales. This key position will see Forsberg based at DPA’s headquarters in Denmark where he will be responsible for overseeing global sales activity and helping to develop new prospects for DPA’s extensive product portfolio, which covers pro audio, live sound, theatre, broadcast, House of Worship and installation markets. With international sales and management experience and a proven track record of sustainable results in multiple organizations, Forsberg is ideally suited to this position. ...

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AJA and Avid Team Up On Avid Artist | DNxIP Hardware Interface

New Device Based on AJA Io IP Technology Streamlines Professional I/O with Avid Media Composer for IP Workflows Chiba, Japan, Inter BEE Booth #7308 — AJA Video Systems today announced that it has collaborated with Avid® to develop Avid Artist™ | DNxIP™, a new hardware interface option for Avid Media Composer® users that supports high frame rate, deep color and high dynamic range IP workflows. Avid Artist | DNxIP is a Thunderbolt™ 3 equipped I/O device that enables the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0. Based ...

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Broadcast Pix and JVC Multi-Camera Production System Bundle Saves Customers More Than $3,000

Chelmsford, Mass. – Broadcast Pix™ today announced a partnership with JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, that saves customers more than $3,000 on a multi-camera production system bundle through Dec. 31, 2017. With the purchase of any Broadcast Pix Flint™ integrated production switcher and at least two JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ video production cameras, customers will receive JVC camera control software (a $950 value) and a one-year extended warranty ($1,250 value) from Broadcast Pix. Plus, at time of purchase, dealers will provide an instant $450 rebate ($300 camera rebate plus $150 bundle rebate) for each JVC PTZ ...

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Colombian Sound Director Camilo Peñuela Goes the Distance with Lectrosonics Arsenal

Bogota, Colombia (November 15, 2017) — Caracol Televisión, the Colombian private national television network, owned by the Santo Domingo Group, produces a wide variety of programming in the region, from entertainment reality shows such as La Voz,Yo Me Llamo,Colombia’s Next Top Model,and Desafío; to morning news shows like Día a Día,talk shows such as Suso’s,to tv series and soap operas including La Nocturna and Tu Voz Estéreo. Camilo Peñuela, Head of Sound at Caracol, is in charge of proposing and supervising all the various processes when it comes to audio, from location sound recording right through to transmission. And to ...

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AJA Unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt™ 3 at Inter BEE 2017

Delivers Flexible, Mobile I/O for Broadcast IP Pipelines Chiba, Japan, Inter BEE Booth #7308 — AJA Video Systems today announced the new Io IP capture and output device for broadcast IP workflows. The portable device simplifies the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0, and supports high frame rate, deep color and high dynamic range workflows. Harnessing the throughput of Thunderbolt 3, Io IP enables fast, reliable ingest/output from/to IP networks for HD/SD video and audio workflows. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 equipped Macs and PCs, it works with ...

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ChyronHego Names Boromy Ung as Chief Product Officer

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Nov. 15, 2017 — ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Boromy Ung as chief product officer, reporting to President and CEO Johan Apel. As leader of ChyronHego‘s global product management division, Ung has taken charge of the vision and roadmap for the company’s award-winning family of solutions for live television, news, and sports production. “These are exciting times at ChyronHego. Our vision of the CAMIO Universe as a comprehensive, software-based production ecosystem is taking hold in TV newsrooms everywhere, and momentum is continuing to build worldwide for our sports broadcast solutions, such as the Emmy Award-winning TRACAB,” ...

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VITEC to Demonstrate Its IPTV Distribution and HEVC/H.264 Rugged Encoders at GV Expo 2017

SUNNYVALE, California — Nov. 14, 2017 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will showcase its latest generation IPTV and ISR streaming, distribution, archiving, and playback solutions at Government Video Expo in booth 414 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 29-30. “VITEC continues its strong commitment to delivering innovative solutions that enable government agencies and military units to optimize their video workflows, while addressing the biggest challenge of limited network bandwidth,” said Eli Garten, vice president of IPTV & Enterprise Video Solutions at VITEC. “Our high-performance ...

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Sun Direct Deploys India’s First All-IP HEVC DTH Delivery Workflow With Harmonic

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nov. 15, 2017 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Sun Direct, an Indian direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television provider with more than 12 million subscribers, has deployed a Harmonic software-based HEVC media processing solution within its all-IP workflow in order to expand its HD service offering. Harmonic‘s Electra™ X2 encoder and ProStream® multiplexer enable Sun Direct to deliver an additional 80 HD channels from four transponders to subscribers, with crystal-clear video quality at the lowest possible bitrates. “Today’s television viewers want exceptional video quality and a broad ...

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