Alpha TV migrates to HD with Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications has implemented a new multichannel playout centre for Alpha TV in Athens. This new installation gives Alpha TV the ability to meet its viewers’ demand for HD on all channels, and builds a platform for future growth plans. It also ensures business continuity by providing full redundancy, eliminating the risk of any channel …

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Billerica Access Television selects Cablecast Community Media platform

Cablecast Community Media

Like many of its peers, non-profit public, educational and government (PEG) access broadcaster Billerica Access Television (BATV) is adapting to the evolving media landscape in which many consumers are cutting the cord and no longer watching cable. When the station replaced its aging automation and playout system, they selected the Cablecast Community Media platform from …

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Grant County Broadcasters unifies dual station operations with ENCO DAD

ENCO, DAD

Licensed to Williamstown, Kentucky, radio station WNKR has been serving listeners in the Northern Kentucky area since 1992. After acquiring Middletown, Ohio-licensed WNKN to expand their reach into the Cincinnati/Dayton market, owner Grant County Broadcasters standardized on the ENCO DAD radio automation system to enable easy and efficient operation of the two distinct but nearly-identical …

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Facilis and BrandStar team up to enable 4K+ production

BrandStar, Facilis

Facilis recently announced that BrandStar, a full-service brand marketing agency and production house, has installed a Facilis Shared Storage Network to support 4K+ collaborative post production workflows.   Based in Pompano Beach, Florida, BrandStar has built a state-of-the-art studio where they produce award-winning TV shows and branded content that resonates with audiences across every screen, …

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Conviva announces Conviva Social Insights

Conviva Social Insights

Last week Conviva publicly announced the acquisition of Delmondo. Founded in 2014, Delmondo aggregates video consumption and audience data across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat. Delmondo is renamed Conviva Social Insights and is now a new product within their expanding product lineup.   Delmondo earned a reputation as the leading cross-platform social video analytics …

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Digital Domain picks Nevion Virtuoso for Hollywood movie production

Nevion Virtuoso, Digital Domain

Nevion announced that Digital Domain has selected its Virtuoso software-defined media node platform. The Oscar-winning post-production and visual effects house is using Virtuoso to support distributed special effects and color-correction work for major Hollywood studios.   Digital Domain’s fame goes back more than 25 years to its collaboration with James Cameron for the visual effects …

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OCS deploys Cantemo iconik to automate its collaboration workflows

Cantemo, iconik, OCS

Cantemo announced today that OCS, a group of subscription-based TV channels operated by Orange in France, is implementing its cloud video hub, iconik, to automate and modernize its collaboration workflows. Cantemo is represented in France by IVORY.   OCS will use iconik to share media content with both journalists and various internal services within Orange. Currently this is …

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ESL UK delivers multiple livestreams at FIFA 19 Continental Cup with Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic, ESL UK

Blackmagic Design has announced that ESL UK relied on a multilayered Blackmagic Design live infrastructure for content production, playout and distribution, to deliver big screen coverage and multiple livestreams at Paris Games Week for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s FIFA 19 Continental Cup.   The three day professional tournament pitted 32 of the world’s top gamers against …

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GeoBroadcast Solutions seeks FCC rule change to introduce geo-targeting for radio

GeoBroadcast Solutions

GeoBroadcast Solutions (“Geo Broadcast”) met with key Federal Communications Commission regulators, members of Congress, and staff regarding late last week to discuss its innovative proposal to introduce geo-targeting for radio.   Consumers, small businesses, and advertisers alike are increasingly seeking geo-targeted content, and radio is currently the only mass medium that cannot satisfy this demand. …

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Imagine Communications has implemented a new playout system for CTC Media

Imagine Communications, CTC Media

Imagine Communications has implemented a new playout system for CTC Media, a leading independent broadcaster in Russia. The new platform is fully software-based, running on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and carrying media as uncompressed video signals using the SMPTE ST 2022-6 standard.   CTC Media operates a number of channels in Russia, as well as …

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