Diving Plongeon Canada (DPC), a not-for-profit organisation promoting growth and awareness of the sport across Canada, has been organising virtual dive meets, powered by Dejero EnGo mobile transmitters and WayPoint receivers, to reduce the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on the sport.
Chinese TV broadcaster Jiangsu TV, headquartered in Nanjing, has put the station’s first true-IP-based vehicle on the road – a new 4K TV OB truck that debuted in October 2020.
Vislink is partnering with production company NEP Group to provide its RF technology for Extreme E, a zero-emission off-road racing programme designed to raise awareness of permanent damage due to climate change in some of the world’s most remote and toughest locations.
Grass Valley has appointed media technology expert Barbara DeHart as director of alliances for the GV Media Universe.
Welsh production company Rondo Media has selected Crystal Vision’s new M-COCO-2 IP/SDI colour corrector and legaliser to increase the capability of its outside broadcast unit and expand the service Rondo can offer broadcasters.
Canon USA has introduced a new addition to its UHDgc series of portable 4K broadcast zoom lenses – the CJ17ex6.2B.
Brainstorm has been tasked with defining cases of use for the 5GMediaHUB project, which aims to accelerate the testing and validation of media applications with 5G technology.
Chyron has released the Prime Live Platform, a dynamic, scalable, full-featured production engine that bridges legacy workflows with the future of live content creation and distribution.
Aviwest bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView’s RCP multicamera control panel, enabling reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production.
Global optics and optoelectronics technology company Zeiss has completed construction of its new R&D, production, sales and customer service site in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dejero has signed a number of new European partners as part of its strategy to provide its connectivity solutions through rental companies to support the increased demand to deliver mission-critical live video and real-time data across multiple sectors.
Glensound has appointed Marc Wilson as managing director. He succeeds Gavin Davis, who will remain with the company – founded by his late father Len –in the role of chairman.
EVS and Haivision have announced a partnership to bring broadcasters a combined, EVS-certified solution that enables remote workflows for replay system operators for live sports broadcasting.
RTS has introduced the DBP (Digital Beltpack), the latest addition to the company’s portfolio of OMNEO IP intercom solutions and a key member of RTS Digital Partyline product range.
NEP Group has opened a new production centre at 200 Gray’s Inn Road in the heart of London, UK. The space is designed to be flexible in every way, with easily adaptable workspaces, quickly scalable resources and virtual studio solutions.
Studio Technologies has unveiled the enhanced Model 5422A Dante intercom audio engine. Like the original Model 5422, the new design is a high-performance solution for creating party-line intercom circuits when used with Dante-compatible products.
Stage Tec has realigned its company structures in order to focus sales more specifically on upcoming challenges.
Quicklink has completed its professional contribution workflow with the launch of an all-in-one hybrid switcher: an end-to-end broadcast-grade solution which combines the power of the cloud and the cost-effectiveness of a single hardware unit.
Garden Studios in Park Royal, London, has increased its size by 65,000sqft, to create 127,000sqft of studio space.
Neutrik Group has strengthened its expertise in connectivity solutions with the acquisition of Connex, which produces and develops high-quality components for the professional event industry and demanding industrial applications.
Cubic Media Production, a broadcast and production company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has anchored its newest production vehicle with a FOR-A HVS-490 digital video switcher.
Ikegami has unveiled the UHK-X700, a major addition to its UNICAM XE 4K system camera series.
Chyron has realigned the structure of its EMEA sales operations to enable greater efficiency in meeting customer requirements and in guiding them towards the next generation of live production.
Miami-based Adistec has been named sole master distributor of all Avid audio and video products to Avid’s reseller network throughout 17 Latin American countries. Avid is the inaugural partner for Adistec’s recently created media and entertainment practice.
disguise has received new backing from The Carlyle Group which will allow it to enter a new phase of its growth development.
A striking new Subaru commercial by production company OPC, shot on a secluded mountainside in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, was brought to life thanks to Dejero’s CellSat connectivity service, a blended cellular and Ku-band IP satellite solution for remote broadcasting, communication and collaboration that delivers resilient wireless connectivity in ...
ARRI has unveiled a new version of its AMIRA camera designed specifically for multi-camera live broadcasts.
AJA Video Systems has unveiled T-TAP Pro, a compact, silent and portable Thunderbolt 3-connected device that is designed to simplify 4K/Ultra HD and 2K/HD/SD monitoring and output over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on compatible Mac or PC computers.
Racing TV, which broadcasts racing from more than 60 British and Irish racecourses, has unveiled its new, high-end virtual studio.
Following the recent announcement of their collaboration, DirectOut and Vivivaldy have introduced ViViD, a customised service that enables audio professionals to easily set up remote productions using standard internet connections.
When Ferrari’s Mugello Circuit made its debut in last year’s Formula 1 championships, the Italian luxury sports car manufacturer needed a solution that could capture all the motor sports action in 4K.
The FA 96DNT, an optional Dante audio networking interface for the FA-9600 multi-purpose signal processor, is new from FOR-A. With its new I/O card, the FA-9600 is said to be the only video processor with integrated embed and de-embed support for 32 I/O channels of Dante audio.
Japanese broadcaster WOWOW, which operates satellite channels as well as streaming services, deployed LiveU technology to provide player-following coverage of the US Women’s Open Golf held in December using multi-camera remote production.
Datavideo has unveiled the OBV-3200 HD 12-channel mobile video studio, a mobile production solution for the outside broadcast van.
Vianeos has created a new user experience and interface for Batelco TV, the largest telecommunications company in Bahrain. The new Batelco TV app is now available on the operator’s legacy Android Open Source Project set-top boxes.
Markus Klüsener and Dan Reed have joined ARRI, strengthening the business unit specialising in lighting systems.
Vizrt XR (Extended Reality) has been launched to give in-studio and outdoor broadcasters enhanced creative potential in visual storytelling capabilities and sports analysis, including virtual, augmented, mixed and extended reality graphics and video wall control.
Telos Alliance has unveiled the first soft console controlled by a full HTML-5 interface. Axia iQs AES67 Mixing Console Software allows users to control a mix from anywhere, on any device – Mac, Windows, tablet, laptop, or even a smartphone.
Following the release of Sony’s flagship full-frame mirrorless camera, Alpha 1, SmallRig has designed a full cage to protect the camera and enhance usability.
Spin Digital has released of a new version of its Media SDK (Spin SDK v3.1) for high-end live media applications, including 8K and beyond, that require live encoding, streaming and playback.
LED screen hire company iMAG has partnered with film production company Treehouse Digital to pioneer a mobile LED virtual production facility to help the film and live events industries navigate through global Covid restrictions.
New from Atomos, the Ninja V Pro Kit has been designed to bridge the gap between compact cinema and mirrorless cameras that can output Apple ProRes RAW via HDMI or SDI.
UAE public service broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has rolled out Dejero EnGo 260 mobile transmitters, WayPoint receivers and CuePoint low latency return video servers, following a tender that was won by local systems integrator and Dejero partner Ideal Systems.
With Covid-19 changing the entire dynamics of sports, the Indian Premier League (IPL2020) was held without spectators for the first time in history.
Germany’s ND Satcom has added to its TWTA family with the HPA 4-Series, high power amplifiers that feature the smallest indoor chassis on the market.
Matrox Extio 3 IP KVM extenders are now compatible with NewTek’s 3Play 3P1 IP replay solution and TriCaster TC1 live multi-camera production system.
Video agency Diamond View has debuted the Vū LED ceiling panel which features camera tracking technology and retro-reflective markers from Mo-Sys Engineering.
Slomo.tv has released its new mini-II cameras for video-refereeing systems with inter-camera synchronisation technology and new markings.
French audio equipment manufacturer Digigram has announced the appointment of a new management team, with three senior executives stepping up as directors.
Remote production was always part of the vision for live production company Zest4.tv, but the events of 2020 brought it front and centre.
Sony has announced the latest firmware upgrade for its DWX wireless series. By using the dedicated DWA-SLAU1 adaptor, sound engineers can now benefit from the audio quality of the DWX series using the UniSlot or SuperSlot interface.
Blackmagic’s Ultimatte 12 compositing processor was used for real-time compositing of the popular Japanese TV show Kamen Rider Saber.
A DHD Audio audio mixing system has been installed at Oslo/Lillehammer-based radio broadcaster NRJ Norway. Supplied and integrated by Soundware Norway, it comprises an RX2 mixer surface and an XC2 core router/processor plus an AES67 audio-over-IP interface.
Vizrt has announced Flexible Access, a recurring billing model through which Vizrt says it shares the risks inherent in building or upgrading production capabilities in advance of value generation.
German networked audio and interconnectivity specialist DirectOut is collaborating with the Italy-based team of Vivivaldy to establish a tailored service for uncompressed audio transmission over public WAN connections.
Dutch professional football club Alkmaar Zaanstreek, better known as AZ Alkmaar or AZ, has selected an AI-driven camera studio to create its own TV productions from its AFAS stadium.
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), a public broadcasting company in Korea, has ordered an AB-4815 portable 8K camera system and its peripheral devices capable of shooting at 8K 120Hz and 60Hz, from AstroDesign.
The first CEDAR Studio 9 to be installed in Germany in 2021 was recently delivered to Redbox Studios in Berlin.
California-based Pitch 5 Productions has reinvented and streamlined its production processes on set using Dejero EnGo mobile transmitters and Dejero GateWay network aggregation for remote editing.
ARRI Media and its complete operational business, specialising in postproduction and film distribution, will be spun off from the ARRI Group and outsourced to the family-run Seal Group by Jake Seal as of 1 March 1 2021.
Sonnet Technologies has unveiled the eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500 XT and eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5700, the newest members of the company’s family of portable all-in-one Thunderbolt 3 external graphics processing (eGPU) systems.
Adder Technology has extended its ZeroU portfolio with the addition of a pair of new KVM transmitters that bring HDMI and DisplayPort connectivity.
Streamland Media has agreed to purchase the Technicolor Post business for €30 million in a sale that is expected to close during the first half of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
MediaCentral | Stream, an agnostic and software-only solution that enables the ingest of incoming IP streams for television news and remote live TV production scenarios in both on-premises and cloud-based production workflows, is now available from Avid.
When dirt racing broadcast provider DIRTVision needed a rugged camera solution capable of taking viewers trackside to capture all the motor sports action, it turned to Marshall Electronics’ CV506 Miniature Full-HD device.
Sony has unveiled its latest direct view LED, the high-brightness B-series (ZRD-B12A/B15A).
PixFormer is the latest in InSync Technology’s range of API integrated software-based conversion modules and the first to be targeted for SDR and HDR conversion applications.
IQ Video Solutions has been launched by Mobile Viewpoint with the aim of delivering on the emerging trend of AI being utilised in the broadcast production market.
Lawo has revealed phase II of its A__UHD Core audio engine and the next generation of its all-in-one mixer, the mc²36 audio production console.
The Finnish Broadcast Corporation (YLE) is in the process of transforming its broadcast operations from legacy systems to a cloud-supported webfront.
Nanite has extended its FS series of LED spot lights with the release of the FS-150 and FS-300.
Designed to help clients overcome restricted travel and working conditions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, Gravity Media has released a new remote editing solution, including full setup support and a 24/7 technical helpline.
Genelec has announced a major free upgrade to its GLM software for audio monitor system setup, calibration and control. GLM 4 now gives users of Genelec Smart Active Monitors the benefits of Mac Catalina compatibility, a new user interface and a host of additional features.
MADO XR, a Paris-based virtual production and immersive experience start-up that caters to the fashion and luxury markets, aims to offer a modern alternative to the way fashion events and imagery are produced.
IO Industries has launched a new 8KSDI camera, adding to its lineup of compact, POV video cameras. As its name implies, the camera combines 8K (and UHDTV2) capture with live SDI output.
Kronos K8 from Bluefish444 now features support for ClassX LiveBoard software version 6.6. The ClassX LiveBoard family encompasses a broad range of on-air broadcast graphics. LiveBoard is a multilayer graphics solution with live titling.
Specially designed for the Red Komodo, the Atom 600 KV wireless video transmitter is new from Vaxis.
In a joint effort Mediapro and wTVision designed and implemented a complete augmented reality solution, including virtual crowds and virtual infographics, for the most recent El Clásico (FB Barcelona vs. Real Madrid) live broadcast.
Blackmagic Video Assist has been updated with webcam support from the USB‑C connection for Blackmagic Video Assist 3G and Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR models.
New, easy-to-use Live Streaming Kits are now available from MuxLab. The kits allow users to stream audio and video content from any location to unlimited viewers across the globe in minutes.
ROE Visual products have been selected by Spies und Schwarz to outfit its new Live Stream Studio in Munich, choosing the Diamond LED panel for its small pitch LED performance and modularity.
Following the launch of its CV Series earlier in the year, built upon ultra-high-resolution Mini LED, AOTO has announced that display solutions specialised for TV studio use are now available.
Global esports media network BLAST TV has selected EVS’ VIA and Media Infrastructure solutions as the backbone of its new esports production flypack.
Streamliner Productions has become the first disguise xR Creative & Rental Partner in New Zealand. The collaboration will enable new levels of creativity for virtual productions in a country described as a thriving mecca for the global film industry.
The latest version of Ross Video’s sports graphics analysis solution PIERO has been announced.
Dalet has announced Dalet Pyramid, its next generation solution for Unified News Operations.
Chinese live broadcasting hardware and software company Nagasoft (Nanjing Nagasoft Corporation) has announced the appointment of Polar Graphics as its exclusive distributor for the NSCaster X1 and X1A range of products in the UK and Ireland.
MotoGP is thrilling television audiences even further with cutting-edge graphics using Viz Arena software from Vizrt.
MCC-4K-A, a motion compensated UHD frame rate converter, is new from InSyncTechnology and will be exclusively distributed by FOR-A.
The 4KSDI-Mini with MFT-mount and a Volucam model with 4K/120fps sensor are both new from IO Industries.
For the first time ever, Maxon has announced two major new suite updates at once: Red Giant Trapcode Suite 16 and Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite 14.
New from Nanlite is a compact, lightweight 200W LED light that doesn’t require a ballast to work: the FS-200.
Sony Electronics has officially announced the FX6 camera, the latest addition to its Cinema Line series.
Telemetrics’ Robotic Camera Control Panel (RCCP-2A) with reFrame now combines facial tracking and object tracking to enable users to more accurately track talent or live presenters as they move and turn their heads on camera.
Brainstorm has collaborated with Spanish broadcaster TVE for a recent news special ‘Vuelta al Cole’ (Back to School), which has received the National Television Ondas Award for the Best News Programme or Special Coverage of the year.
The introduction of mobile apps and support for third-party newsroom computer systems (NRCS) that drive increased collaboration and openness have been announced for Avid’s MediaCentral media workflow platform.
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has shortlisted the nominations for its 2020 Craft & Design Awards, supported by Netflix. The BBC leads the way with 46 nominations across its channels, with BBC One and HBO’s hit shows His Dark Materials receiving four and I May Destroy You garnering three nominations. ...
The DCR822 digital, dual-channel portable receiver, which is compatible with all current Lectrosonics mono and stereo digital transmitters and is backward compatible with any of the Digital Hybrid Wireless transmitters made in the past 18 years, has been announced by Lectrosonics.
Marshall Electronics has announced the CV503-U3, a dedicated USB3.0 HD POV camera to meet the demand for USB-based workflows for both work-from-home as well as a range of remote live streaming applications.