NBA’s Washington Wizards uses ChyronHego Coach Paint during its pregrame prep

Screenshot of the ChyronHego software Coach Paint

The Washington Wizard basketball team has deployed the Coach Paint telestration tool of ChyronHego throughout the 2018-19 season of the NBA league. The solution had helped coaches to communicate key coaching points during pregrame video presentations to the players. According to the company, Coach Paint is used by leagues and sports teams to teach advanced …

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Hitachi Kokusai introduces the new SK-HD1800 Studio and EFP Camera

SK-HD1800 is the latest live production camera of Hitachi Kokusai

CMOS technology, HDR specifications including HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and HPQ, and a four-position filter wheel for remote operation are just three of the features of the brand-new SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera of Hitachi Kokusai. The technology of this device adapts to different LED lightning conditions, allowing its use in places such as …

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Dielectric will provide antennas in the Philippines to CNN, Far East Broadcasting Company and more

Dielectric Antenna in the Philippines

90 Degrees North, partner at Philippines of Dielectric, has won several UHF TV and FM broadcast antenna deals in the country. A religious radio station run by Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC), low-power FM antennas for state-run Philippine Broadcasting Service (PBS), and a TUM panel UHF DTV antenna for CNN Philippines (CNN PH) are between …

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NextRadioTV implements Riedel Communications’ MediorNet

Riedel's technology in NextRadioTV

The facilities of NextRadioTV (Altice Group) in Paris now have a 204-node MediorNet real-time signal network system provided by Riedel Communications. This is, according to the company, “the backbone for the broadcaster’s brand-new audiovisual technology”. The objective of this infrastructure is to support signal distribution, routing and processing over a single decentralized real-time network. This …

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Digital Nirvana presents Media Services Portal, its suite of closed-captioning solutions

Screenshot of a utility integrated in the Media Services Portal of Digital Nirvana

Media Services Portal, leaded to satisfy closed-captioning requirements of every broadcaster, is the latest innovation of Digital Nirvana. It integrates, in a single suite, closed caption generation, closed caption quality assurance via a multilevel checking process that includes realignment; and an automatic closed caption generation and metadata enhancement for AVID assets with built-in media intelligence …

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CCTV chooses Harmonic’s Spectrum X™ Media Server for its UHD playout

Logos of the Chinese Television CCTV and Harmonic

China Central Television (CCTV) has trusted in Harmonic’s technology for its UHD Playout. Specifically, the broadcaster has acquired the Spectrum X™ Media Server to reduce the complexity of its workflow. The system, which supports SDI and IP enviroments, merges multiple capabilities, such as file, baseband, and transport stream ingest, with integrated channel playout. In addition, …

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World Team Tennis implements the JVC PROHD Studio 4000S for its live coverage

ProHD STUDIO 4000s system deployed in the World Team Tennis Championship

A ProHD Studio 4000S sports production and streaming studio and three GY-HM620 Pro HD camcorders anchor the flypack production system that World Team Tennis will use for the streaming of its 2019 season (July 14 – August 3) for  the second consecutive year. TDS Media has provided the design of the systems, which takes the …

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Magewell unveils the Pro Converter AIO RX hardware-based NDI decoder

Image of the Pro Convert AIO RX decoder of Magewell

The Pro Converter AIO RX is the latest innovation of Magewell. It converts live NDI streams into SDI or HDMI outputs for connection to devices such as monitors and projectors at resolutions up to 1080p. It can also be used to integrate legacy devices as switchers into NDI-enabled production workflows. In addition, it can be …

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FIA World Rally to implement LiveU HEVC technologies in 10 events in 2019

LiveU's technology was used in the WRC Rally of Sweden

WRC Promotor GmbH, company responsible for all commercial aspects of the FIA World Rally Championship, has announced the use of LiveU’s solutions across 10 rallies this year: Rallye Monte-Carlo, Rally Sweden, Tour de Corse, Rally de Portugal, Rally Italia Sardegna, Rally Finland, ADAC Rallye Deutschland, Rally Turkey, Wales Rally GB and Rally RACC Catalunya – …

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