FUJIFILM introduces the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens at IBC2018

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The UA70x7.8BESM zoom is an economical 4K box solution for sports, house of worship, and other live productions The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens during IBC2018, in addition to the two 46x lenses. The UA Series is designed for UHD broadcast applications and made to optimize 4K HDR performance ...

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The Finnish telecommunications operator DNA deploys Teleste’s Optimo transcoders

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The transcoders enable DNA to provide their customers with TV channels and streaming videos with 4K quality Teleste Corporation reveals that the Finnish telecommunications operator DNA deploys Teleste’s Optimo transcoders in the delivery of live TV and video on demand services in OTT networks. The transcoders enable DNA to provide their customers with TV channels ...

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BBC Studios, Clerkenwell Films and Anton partner to create short-form content

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Tim Davie, CEO at BBC Studios, announced the deal in a keynote speech at the IBC Conference In a keynote speech at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam, that BBC Studios, Clerkenwell Films and Anton Corp are to develop and fund a slate of high-end, short-form drama and comedy projects to be produced by Clerkenwell and ...

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Ross Video introduces XPression Version 8.5

Ross Video, Xpression, IBC2018
The XPression team at Ross Video announce that XPression Version 8.5 – the most advanced real-time motion graphics engine software Ross Video has ever released, will be shown at this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam. An evolution in XPression, Version 8.5 continues to deliver a product which is used in workflows from simple character generator ...

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Virgin Media launches the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel

Virgin Media, Globecast, Broadcast Magazine
Globecast is supplying both cloud-based playout and media management services Globecast has announced it has been selected by Virgin Media as its technical partner for the launch of Virgin TV Ultra HD - the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel.   The channel, which launches on Monday (September 17), will be available for Virgin Media’s Full ...

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Audinate introduces an update to Dante Domain Manager

Dante Domain Manager
Audinate has introduced an update to Dante Domain Manager. The new version provides advances in diagnostics and usability, extended auto discovery for legacy devices, and increased support for larger networks.   Commenting on the update, Joshua Rush, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Products, Audinate stated: “Since its introduction to the market earlier this year, ...

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GatesAir ships 100th repack transmitter

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GatesAir reaches a milestone in its market-leading transmitter sales and deliveries for the U.S. spectrum repack with the shipment of its 100th repack transmitter. Hearst Television, one of many U.S. broadcasters exclusively relying on GatesAir for repack sales and services, will take delivery of the high-power Maxiva™ ULXTE liquid-cooled transmitter for WMOR-DT in Tampa.   ...

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Focal Point VR showcases VR video live-streaming ‘from anywhere’ at IBC2018

Focal Point VR
Focal Point VR will attend IBC in Amsterdam to show its professional broadcast quality virtual reality (VR) 360° live-streaming platform now capable of being deployed anywhere in the field.   Focal Point VR has developed an ultra-high quality & high resolution 360 and VR live streaming platform capable of delivering video streams up to 8K. ...

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Mobile Viewpoint launches the first 5G-ready bonding device for live content

Mobile Viewpoint
5GXLink connects to an SDI camera to accelerate the transmission of content Mobile Viewpoint has announced the launch of 5GXLink, the first 5G-ready bonding device to enable fast transmission of live content from the latest Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphone devices. To remain competitive, broadcasters are increasingly under pressure to capture and transmit ...

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