FOR-A announces innovative new features of HVS-390HS Video Production Switcher

FOR-A Company Limited announces new features of its compact, cost-effective HVS-390HS video production switcher. First introduced at last year’s NAB Show as a 1 M/E to 2 M/E switcher, FOR-A has added unique capabilities to the unit that have never been seen before in this class of production switcher. The new functionality, referred to as …

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Antenna expands with Playbox technology

PlayBox Technology has completed an extensive turnkey project to provide Antenna Ltd, one of the main television networks in Cyprus, with a complete, all new MCR. Designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by PlayBox Technology, the MCR is now on-air running three sports channels for Cytavision, the TV platform of CYTA. The project, that also included …

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TV One introduces breakthrough CORIOmaster mini, the industry’s first compact all-in-one videowall processor

The new CORIOmaster mini fits up to 12 High Density Universal DVI or HDBaseT ports within a 1 RU frame. This allows users to design full-scale 3×3 video walls while eliminating a rack’s worth of discrete video components.   The CORIOmaster mini saves up to 10X the power required to drive complex video walls. “The radical …

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Matrox Convert DVI Plus helps all-news channel bring local stories to air

Debuting in 1982 as Cablevision News, News 12 Connecticut is the exclusive 24-hour local news channel serving southwestern Connecticut. Today, it is one of seven regional cable news television channels offered by News 12 Networks in the New York metropolitan area. The entire network broadcasts individually in each of its seven regions, 24-hour-per-day local news …

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Lighting specialist Neg Earth uses Riedel Intercoms to assure clear communications in live entertainment productions

  Riedel Communications announced that London’s Neg Earth, a leading independent entertainment lighting company based in the U.K., has incorporated Riedel intercom gear into its rental and service stock to ensure clear, flexible communications in demanding live environments. “After first laying my ears on the Riedel comms at the iTunes festival last year, I knew …

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NEP Visions Scores an Advantage With Calrec at Wimbledon

Calrec Audio announced that British outside broadcast (OB) specialist NEP Visions is using a network of Calrec digital consoles to provide HD and 3D coverage at the Wimbledon Championships, the oldest tennis tournament in the world. NEP Visions has a 56f Apollo in its Atlantic truck covering 3D broadcasts from the Championships and a 56f …

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OConnor Camera and Lens Accessories ideal for Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

The Universal Camera Baseplate adapts small to medium size digital cine cameras including the Blackmagic, to standard professional accessories. It provides a sturdy camera platform that allows optical axis centering of the lens to the correct rod measurement. In addition to providing a platform for OConnor accessories, the Universal Baseplate solves the issue of tripod …

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HICON HD-SDI Connectors

German-based manufacturer HICON launches a new series of 75-ohm HD-SDI-/3G-SDI-BNC connectors for professional broadcast applications. These ultra-grade connectors have lowest tolerances and a shell made of brass and beryllium bronze to enable the transmission of 2.970 Gbit/s rates and formats up to 2K. Both the pin and the screen contact are 4 µm hard gold plated …

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SMPTE and Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering to coproduce ‘Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age’ Conference

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it is working with the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN) to produce the two-day conference “Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age” (ETIA). Beginning June 18 …

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