Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform

Guigo TV, Globecast

Globecast announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming.   The channels include Bloomberg, Combat Go, Freckle, Global Fashion Channel, HallyPOP, Hard Knocks Fighting, Kartoon Circus, Kid Central, Mens7, Sky …

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BP energizes its media production with EditShare

Editshare, BP

EditShare announces that global energy brand BP has invested in the XStream EFS scale-out storage platform and Flow media asset management to manage the commissioning, producing and publishing of BP-related media projects.   “In its 110-year history, BP has published more than 10,500 films, documentaries, commercials and corporate videos covering a diverse range of topics …

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Calrec Audio sells 40 Brio audio consoles to a number of Japanese broadcasters

Calrec Audio, Japan

In 2018, Calrec Audio generated serious momentum in the Japanese broadcasting market with the sale of 40 of its Brio audio consoles to a number of Japanese broadcasters. The customers are a mix of existing and new. The installations were provided by Calrec’s exclusive Japanese distributor, Hibino Intersound, which said the customers are using their …

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New Cobalt Digital customizable 4K encoder cards now shipping

Digital Cobalt,

Cobalt Digital has announced the availability of its 9992‑ENC series of HEVC/H.265/MPEG-5 encoders for openGear® frames. Designed for a variety of broadcast applications, the dual-slot card offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support for cost-effective contribution, distribution, ENG, IPTV, and OTT solutions.   The 9992-ENC base model supports both MPEG-2 and H.264 (AVC), with …

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Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) acquires Freecaster

Freecaster, BCE

BCE has announced that it has fully acquired Freecaster, an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of high-quality content. The transaction closed on 1 January 2019 with Raymond Dulieu remaining the CEO of Freecaster.   With this acquisition, BCE strengthens its production capabilities and furthermore expands its footprint in the live and …

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Sinclair upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC

LiveU, LU600

Sinclair Broadcast Group recently signed a multi-year lease agreement with LiveU that upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC for its newsgathering operations. The agreement immediately upgrades Sinclair stations spanning 80 production locations in the US to LiveU’s flagship model of HEVC field units. Sinclair has been a LiveU customer …

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Andøya Space Center relies on Clear-Com for Arctic Circle rocket launch and research sites

Clear-Com_ASC

Clear-Com announces what is believed to be its northernmost installation in the world, at the Andøya Space Center (ASC) located two degrees north of the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, and a separate rocket launch site several hundred kilometers away at Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard. The new Clear-Com installation is based around the HelixNet digital network partyline …

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ChyronHego and Grass Valley creates an integrated graphics creation and switching solution for sports venues

ChyronHego, Grass Valley

Major U.S. sports venues are using a new, single-point-of-control integration solution for graphics and production switching developed in collaboration between ChyronHego and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Designed for complex venue productions, this integration allows a technical director (TD) to switch shows with game-in-progress graphics delivered simultaneously to multiple displays. These include LED ribbon boards, …

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MOG Technologies integrates its central ingest with Adobe Creative Cloud

MOG Technologies, SkyWatch

MOG central ingest tools already provide support for growing file workflows with Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe Media Encoder MOG Technologies announces the full integration of its central ingest tools – both for mxfSPEEDRAIL and SKYWATCH product line – with Adobe Creative Cloud.   Media professionals face an extremely demanding market with the proliferation of …

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