NASA TV celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with LiveU Matrix

Logo of the NASA TV Apollo 11 50 anniversary program

The LiveU Matrix content management and distribution service has been the solution chosen by NASA TV to provide broadcasters the possibility of obtaining the official NASA live feed over IP for free. The special program, called “NASA’s Giant Leaps: Past and Future – Celebrating Apollo 50th as we Go Forward to the Moon”, will feature …

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Globecast provides 4K-ready services to the Total Africa Cup of Nations

One of the stadiums of the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019

The Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, a tournament that began on June 21 with the final taking place on July 19, has been partially powered by Globecast. The company is working in partnership with the Egyptian Local Organising Committee (LOC), Lagardère Sports, managers and marketers of sports rights across Europe and Africa, the …

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Matrox Monarch Edge is now available worldwide

Front view of the Monarch Edge Encoder by Matrox

The highly-anticipated Matrox Monarch EDGE 4K UHD/multi-HD low latency encoders are now shipping. The device can deliver resolutions up to 3840x2160p60 or quad 1920x1080p60 video while providing 3G/12G-SDI and SMPTE ST 2110 25 GbE connectivity with multi-protocol streaming options. There are two versions: the Monarch EDGE 4:2:0 8-bit encoder, recommended for webcasting and OTT delivery; …

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Sasani Studios, the largest production studio in South Africa, trusts in EditShare

Two of the shows that are produced at Sasani Studios.

The next-generation multi-camera workflow production of Sasani Studios has been built around four EditShare solutions: EditShare Flow, EFS scale-out media engineered storage, multi-channel Geevs ingest and Ark archiving. These South African studios include ten television and film stages, along with three acoustically-designed studio spaces. Sasani Studios, the largest complex of its kind in South Africa, …

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IABM presents its new Board of Directors

Andreas Hilmer of Lawo is the new Chair of the IABM Members' Board of Directors

The international broadcast and media technology association IABM has announced the results of its biennial election of Board of Directors. The elected representatives will be responsible for the general strategy of IABM, will maintain financial control of the association and will establish, review and change, if necessary, the policies of the association. The new members …

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Mediaproxy expands LogServer by adding Vidrovr search capability

Logo of Vidrovr with video footage

The LogServer IP-baased logging, monitoring and analysis software of Mediaproxy now is fully compatible with the machine learning-driven Vidrovr enterprise video search platform. This will allow operators to find and check footage using tags that includes people, text, audio and visual content. Thanks to the incorporation of the Vidrovr engine, LogServer now can search libraries …

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Shotoku will showcase its SmartRail ceiling mounted robotic track system at IBC

SmartRail system of Shotoku working

Shotoku Broadcast Systems will attend IBC 2019 with the aim of showing each of its innovations. The SmartRail will be one of the highlights of the show. The system, a ceiling mounted robot track, will also be displayed in its floor configuration, joining Shotoku’s SmartPed, a fully robotic XY pedestal. Regarding the manual side, Shotoku …

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Dalet acquires Ooyala Flex Media Platform

Logos of Dalet and Ooyala

Dalet keeps growing with the aim of providing the most complete solution in news and production workflows. The company has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, including Ooyala personnel across sales, marketing, engineering, professional services and support. According to the company, Ooyala “is a perfect solution for …

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disguise gx 2 servers power the longest ever AR centered broadcast

disguise AR powered by gx 2 servers at Dubai

The Dubai International Cricket Stadium hosted, right before the first match of the Pakistan Super League 2019, a 60-minute opening ceremony that combined augmented reality graphics with live performance from bands such as Boney M, Junoon, Fawad Khan, Young Desi, Aima Baig and Shuja Haider. The event management company ITW Trans Group, together with the …

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WASP3D was used by 50+ broadcasters for the India Elections 2019

A glimpse of WASP3D technology at the India Elections 2019 coverage

The augmented reality graphics, virtual sets, video wall graphics, full frames, lower-thirds, L Bands for live election update and candidate profiling tools of WASP3D were massively implemented in the recent India Elections. The company has confirmed that more than 50 TV broadcasters used their solutions for the coverage of this important event. WASP3D has highlighted …

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