Indian Channel Vendhar TV chooses Snell multi-format production switchers

Snell announced that Vendhar TV, an upcoming Tamil-language general entertainment channel serving India’s Chennai region, has deployed two Snell Kahuna multi-format production switchers to drive its news and entertainment programming. Currently in a testing phase, Vendhar TV is scheduled to launch in a few weeks. “When designing a studio that could meet our requirements well …

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Forbidden Technologies appoints Brian Boring as General Manager in North America

Forbidden Technologies announced that it has named Brian Boring as its general manager of North American sales and strategic partnerships. “We’ve built a strong reputation and following within the U.K. media and entertainment industry, and now we’re poised to expand into new markets throughout the world,” said Greg Hirst, business development director, Forbidden Technologies. “Brian Boring’s …

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Calrec announces major software upgrade with new suite of features

Calrec Audio has released a major software upgrade for its Bluefin2 range of consoles. The Apollo and Artemis platforms now include a new suite of features and enhancements that provide additional functionality tailored to the changing dynamics of modern broadcast. “Calrec prides itself on its close working relationship with all its customers. Through conversation and …

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Front Porch Digital’s Andy Hurt to present at ‘Media Cloud Day’ sponsored by Telefónica

Front Porch Digital announced that Andy Hurt, the company’s vice president of product management and marketing, is a featured speaker at Telefónica’s “Media Cloud Day” in Madrid on Monday, Dec. 2. Telefónica provides cloud services for broadcast clients in Spain, Portugal, and South America based on Front Porch Digital’s LYNXSM cloud-based CSM service. Taking place …

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EVS in Fox Sports

EVS in Fox Sports TM Broadcast Magazine

Fox Sports is the umbrella brand for the new sports television network in the Netherlands. It’s operated by Eredivisie Media & Marketing, a Dutch media venture owned by Fox International Channels (51% stake since August 2012), Endemol, the Dutch top-tier football league, Eredivisie, and the Dutch football association KNVB. The sports network currently offers two …

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Antenna Cyprus boosts channel playout efficiency and expandability with industry-leading Harmonic Spectrum™ Media Server

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), announced that Antenna Cyprus has upgraded its channel playout infrastructure with the installation of a Spectrum™ media server system at its Nicosia, Cyprus, broadcast facility. Supporting file-based operations while ensuring reliable and scalable playout, the Harmonic solution has allowed Antenna Cyprus to realize greater efficiency, from ingest to editing to archive, and …

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Update for Lawo’s sapphire and crystal radio on-air consoles: loudness metering now integrated

With the brand new 4.2 software release, Lawo enables loudness metering for both crystal and sapphire radio consoles. The consoles deliver loudness metering data for their main meters that may be based on mono, stereo, 5.1 and 5.1+2 signals. In addition, the sapphire can display loudness metering for all input channels. In this case, the …

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FOR-A introduces 4K extraction system, wins ‘Best of IBC’ award

At IBC 2013, FOR-A debuted ZE-ONE, its new 4K extraction system for use with the FT-ONE 4K super slow motion camera. The solution allows FT-ONE users to frame and extract desired 4K image areas to capture the action for HD replays. ZE-ONE received a “Best of IBC” award. Ideal for live sports production, the 4K …

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New Wohler products at SATIS 2013

RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™ The Wohler RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™ provides consolidated media processing capabilities, such as transcoding, standards conversion, audio processing, caption processing, and quality control, with a highly intelligent content management fabric and workflow orchestration layer. Based on an extensible service-oriented architecture, the platform integrates smoothly with editorial, archive, traffic, business …

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